Mockery, Anger In South Korea Over USS Carl Vinson ‘Bluffing’:
US President Donald Trump said he was sending “an armada” to Korean waters to potentially deal with threats from Pyongyang.
But its no-show has caused some South Koreans to question his leadership and strategy regarding their unpredictable neighbor in the north.
And as the country prepares to vote for a new president on May 9, the claim could have far-reaching implications for the two countries’ relations.
“What Mr. Trump said was very important for the national security of South Korea,” Presidential candidate Hong Joon-pyo told the Wall Street Journal.
How Fox News Broke The Bill O’Reilly Story To Its Viewers:
Hours after rival networks reported extensively on the ouster of its biggest star, Fox News finally addressed the departure of Bill O’Reilly on-air Wednesday evening.
The news was discussed by Howard Kurtz, Fox’s media analyst, during a segment on the network’s 6 p.m. program “Special Report.”
The repercussions of O’Reilly’s departure had been discussed during the previous hour, during which the hosts of “The Five” talked about the programming changes made in the wake of O’Reilly’s departure — all without mentioning O’Reilly’s name. (“The Five” is shifting to 9 p.m., while one of its co-hosts, Eric Bolling, will host his own program at 5 p.m.)
Aaron Hernandez Murder Conviction Expected To Be Vacated By ‘Quirky’ Rule:
Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction is expected to be dismissed posthumously because of a legal rule called “abatement.”
That would mean, legally speaking, Aaron Hernandez died an innocent man.
Patriots’ Alan Branch Skips White House Visit Over Trump’s Sexist Remarks:
New England Patriots player Alan Branch said he chose not to visit the White House Wednesday because of President Donald Trump’s past sexist remarks that were caught on an Access Hollywood video.
“It’s disgusting the way that he talks about women and I just can’t deal with it and that’s why I have no interest in going and shaking his hand,” Branch told CNN’s Don Lemon on “CNN Tonight.” “I’ve gotta go back home and look my daughters in the eye, and I don’t want them to view me in a different light just because I did that.”
United In Grief, Facebook Killer’s Ex-Girlfriend Meets Victim’s Family:
The three women hugged, prayed and talked, united in grief by a killer who recorded the last minutes of his victim’s life.
Nearly 48 hours after the shooting death of Robert Godwin Sr., 74, on Easter Sunday, two of his daughters and the killer’s ex-girlfriend met for the first time.
Godwin was walking down a street in Cleveland, Ohio, when Steve Stephens gunned him down, then posted a video of the killing on Facebook.
Before the shooting, he demanded Godwin say Joy Lane, the name of Stephens’ ex-girlfriend.