US moves Navy strike group towards the Korean Peninsula
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The United States is moving a Navy carrier strike group towards the Korean Peninsula, a move that is likely to heighten tensions in the region amid ongoing concerns over North Korea's nuclear weapons program. (more) Credit: U.S. Navy A U.S. official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told the Reuters news agency that Carrier Strike Group 1…