Mar 06 2018
The guided missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain and destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer are also making the port call.
The ship's arrival is the latest step forward in improving military and economic ties since the two former adversaries normalized relations in 1995. Both the leaders while reviewing the progress of connectivity endeavours such as the India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway agreed to explore the possibility of extending the India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway further to Vietnam through Cambodia and Lao PDR.
In November, Trump visited Vietnam as part of his inaugural Asia trip aimed at reassuring allies that the US was still committed to the region, and in January, the US Defense Secretary James Mattis also visited, laying the groundwork for this week's visit by the USS Carl Vinson.
Later on, the U.S. and the USSR that supported South and North Vietnam respectively, became involved in the conflict.
The visit includes friendly basketball and soccer matches between USA sailors and locals, along with an orphanage visit and navy band concerts.
High of 48 with strong winds in Longmont today
The winter weather is expected to continue on Tuesday , with a chance of precipitation throughout the day . Before a mix of snow and rain comes to the area on Tuesday , we can expect a couple of pleasant days.
Comcast attempts to outbid Fox for Sky
The UK government may also be looking for a way to defuse the political risks from the Fox bid, they added. Sky shares jumped by a fifth on Tuesday morning and now trade nearly 7 percent above Comcast's bid.
China Communist Party has proposed removing presidential term limits
The plenary comes only a week before annual meeting of National People's Assembly (ANP), Chinese legislature. Such a move could pave the way for current leader Xi Jinping to remain as head of state after 2023.
An American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier has docked at Danang, Vietnam, for the first time since the end of the war between the former foes, in what is viewed as a push by Washington to challenge Beijing's presence in the disputed South China Sea. "The United States and Vietnam are cooperating more closely than ever before".
More broadly, Vietnam has rapidly expanded its naval capabilities, including the purchase of kilo-class submarines from Russian Federation and the development of its naval facilities in the highly strategic port of Da Nang. "They demonstrate our commitment to regional prosperity and stability", he said. "I am confident that engagements like this will further expand the comprehensive partnership between the United States and Vietnam".
Smaller US navy ships have visited Vietnam but this is the first by a carrier. The U.S. sailors are scheduled to visit a treatment center for victims affected by the chemical defoliant Agent Orange during the war.
China claims sovereignty over nearly all of the South China Sea, where more than $5 trillion of goods are shipped each year through some of the world's busiest waterways. They also reiterated the importance of, and the need for complete compliance with global law, notably the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982 (UNCLOS), including the implementation of worldwide legal obligations in good faith, the maintenance of freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea, full respect for diplomatic and legal processes, peaceful settlement of disputes without resorting to the threat or use of force, and in accordance with worldwide law.
The United States takes no sides in the disputes, but insists that freedom of navigation for all is maintained.
Mar 06 2018
The Best Fashion Moments From The 90th Academy Awards
The drama, starring Trevante Rhodes, Ashton Sanders and Alex Hibbert, won three Oscars from eight nominations a year ago . Hollywood legends Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway returned to the Oscars to present Best Picture after last year's fiasco .
Mar 05 2018
NiMo gets United States shield for now
Firestar Diamond Inc filed the Chapter 11 voluntary petition in the New York Southern Bankruptcy Court on Monday. Firestar Diamond submitted a bunch of documents enlisting their creditors and other relevant details about them.
Mar 04 2018
Avalanche at California ski resort leaves 2 injured
In a video of the rescue effort, people can be seen digging with their hands and with shovels in an effort to help the man. Around 11:50 a.m. rescuers found that three people had been partially buried, but were able to free themselves.
Mar 04 2018
Woods to play at Valspar Championship, Arnold Palmer Invitational
If Tiger Woods continues to play well then he will be in the mix to win the first golf major of the year, according to experts. It will be his first start in the event since 2013.
Mar 04 2018
Gazprom seeks to halt Ukraine gas contracts as dispute escalates
We expect that Gazprom will supply gas via a transit pipeline in Ukraine according to the decision of the Stockholm arbitration. The arbitrators ground their decision by the fact that the situation with the Ukrainian economy has drastically worsened.
Mar 03 2018
Oosthuizen grabs first-round lead at WGC Mexico Championship
Consider Paisley, who describes himself on his Twitter account as a "diminutive golfer from Newcastle, the anti-DJ". Those results came off a superb end to the year, where he won the silverware in three out of his last six stars.
Mar 03 2018
Gold prices dip as dollar remains strong on Powell's comments
Shares of the company, which sells dental and animal health products, dropped $7.49, or 23.7 percent, to $24.09. The yearly increase in the PCE was flat at 1.7% for the third month in a row, below the Fed's 2% target.
Mar 02 2018
UN Security Council adopts Russian-drafted resolution on renewal of Yemen sanctions
In Yemen, a Saudi-led coalition has been bombing since 2015 Iran-backed Shia Houthi rebels opposed to the internationally recognised government.
Feb 25 2018
Allu Arjun imitates Priya Prakash Varrier's wink in the most adorable manner
The actress is now busy with the shoot of Oru Adaar love film in Tamil which will be ready for release soon. Actor Allu Arjun and Allu Ayaan recreate Priya Prakash Varrier's bullet kiss Scene and it is adorable.
Feb 25 2018
Bollywood Actress Sridevi passes away after suffering cardiac arrest
Her brother-in-law Sanjay confirmed the news to indianexpress.com , saying, "It roughly happened around 11-11.30pm". Jhanvi, Sridevi and Boney's elder daughter couldn't join them in Dubai due to her packed shooting schedule.
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