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Hospital: Student freed from North Korea has 'severe neurological injury'


The 22-year-old was then taken by ambulance to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He appears unable to speak, does not respond to verbal commands and appears unaware of his surroundings. They kept quiet "on the false premise that ( North Korea ) would treat Otto fairly and let him go", he said. Former NBA player Dennis Rodman hand delivered President Trump's best selling book, The Art of the Deal , to North Korea's sports minister as a present intended for North Korean ... Read More »

President Trump calls for nation full of apprentices

The jobs training initiative is aimed at millions of Americans who could consider apprenticeships instead of four-year college degrees, which can leave them struggling to pay off student loans. UPDATED Trump's desire to pare back regulations that stand in the way of creating new apprenticeships anxious some lawmakers. The executive order addresses the nation's "skills gap" that have left millions of open jobs unfilled. Read More »

Conservative Serbia to get first openly gay prime minister


But EU hopeful Serbia can present it as proof of increasing tolerance. The appointment of the new prime minister is subject to voting by the Serbian parliament, the government said in a separate statement on Thursday. But in this case, the symbolism carries real weight, he adds. The role of prime minister in this administration is likely to be largely symbolic as President Vucic will remain Serbia's most powerful figure, the BBC's Guy De Launey reports from Belgrade. Read More »

Comey Lied and 'WOW,' He's a 'Leaker!'

A day after James Comey accused him of lying, President Trump returned the favor Friday and said he would testify under oath to dispute the ex-FBI director's claims that Trump urged him to drop an investigation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . Read More »

Govt set to announce three month gun amnesty


But five have taken place, mostly with guns, including a fatal shootout in Melbourne this month claimed by the Islamic State group. "This is an opportunity for people to present the guns to authorities, no questions asked and with no penalty", the Justice Minister said. Read More »

10-month-old boy fatally shot in father's arms in Houston


According to investigators, the child was outside with his father when three men started shooting. As the father ran, the child was hit. "Somebody shot my baby!" bystander Mari Hidalgo recalled the frantic father saying. She recalled how the baby's called her up, saying: "It was Messiah". A closer look at the death of Messiah Marshall " That baby smiled every time you looked at him, every time you looked at him. Read More »

Doctors: Student freed by N. Korea has severe brain damage


Warmbier's father Fred lashed out earlier Thursday at the North Korean regime, saying he did not believe its claim that his son contracted botulism and fell into a coma shortly after being arrested a year ago. A UC Health spokeswoman says doctors will have a news conference on campus Thursday afternoon. "We have no certain or verifiable knowledge of the cause or circumstances of his neurological injury", Kanter said. Read More »

Adele Visits Sight Of Deadly Building Fire In London

May didn't speak with journalists during the visit. May said an inquiry, which is an official review of government action, was needed to ensure "this bad tragedy is properly investigated". Detective Superintendent Fiona McCormack said the lingering threat had also hampered the process of recovering bodies. "I won't know that until we've gone through the full recovery from Grenfell Tower and we know exactly what we've got and I anticipate that is going to take a considerable period of time ... Read More »

The Carnival Corporation (CCL) to Issue Dividend Increase - $0.40 Per Share

CCL's SI was 16.83M shares in June as released by FINRA. Deutsche Bank initiated Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) on Thursday, September 29 with "Hold" rating. Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) has risen 24.12% since June 15, 2016 and is uptrending. The institutional investor owned 10,000 shares of the company's stock at the end of the first quarter. Read More »

UAE Ambassador to US Urges Qatar Re-Examine Regional Policies

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 6, 2017 ...extremism, and all reference was pointing to Qatar . "They have to end that funding", he said. Commenting on the criticism against Turkey for providing food supplies and military support to Qatar, Erdogan said: "Our friends in the Gulf were not bothered by the United States base in Qatar but why are they concerned about a Turkish base". Read More »

Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's business dealings

The Justice Department's investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election is looking at Kushner's multiple roles in the Trump administration, including the Trump campaign's 2016 data analytics operation; his relationship with former national security adviser Michael Flynn; and Kushner's own contacts with Russians, according to United States officials briefed on the probe. Read More »

Federal Reserve raises rates, unveils balance sheet cuts in sign of confidence


Futures on the Nikkei 225 Stock Average traded in Singapore declined 0.2 percent, while Aussie equity contracts slid 0.6 percent and South Korean ones fell less than 0.1 percent. REACTION: Bond prices jumped and yields fell to their lowest level since November. In the oil markets, U.S. crude held losses below US$45 a barrel after sliding to the lowest in seven months as gasoline supplies in the world's largest economy rose for a second week. Read More »

Body recovered in search for Frenchman missing after London attack


Two men, aged 34 and 37, were taken into custody at separate addresses in Newham, east London , while a third, aged 33, was arrested in Waltham Forest. A man in his 30s was arrested by Irish police in Wexford county, south of Dublin, and questioned over documentation connected to Redouane. Prior to that 12 people had been arrested, but all of those 12 were subsequently released. Read More »

Immigration officials detain dozens of Iraqi Christians in Detroit


Petitioners, Christian and Muslim alike, can not be removed to Iraq without being afforded a process to determine whether, based on current conditions and circumstances, the danger they would face entitles them to protection from removal". "He promised he would help us, when in fact he's exacerbated problems now by sending people back to the hands of the Islamic State", Steve Oshana, an Assyrian-Christian activist with the group A Demand for Action, said, according to Politico . Read More »

Trump blasts report on obstruction probe

Asked on the American ABC's This Week program whether the President would promise not to interfere or order Mr Mueller's sacking, Mr Sekulow said: "Look, the President of the United States, as we all know, is a unitary executive". That hasn't been published, but it's true. During the 1990s, President Bill Clinton and supporters protested the investigation of independent counsel Kenneth Starr, which began as a probe of the Whitewater real estate deal and ended with Clinton's impeachment on ... Read More »

No Putin offer to mediate with Pak, says India


He described grant of permanent membership of the SCO to Pakistan as "a milestone and significant achievement in the foreign policy". Foreign Office (FO) has reported on Thursday that Indian-backed troops in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir claimed 25 lives during Ramazan while over 200 were wounded. Read More »

The special counsel is examining Trump's possible obstruction of justice


U.S. Capitol Police will now conduct a full re-evaluation of how to protect members of Congress outside of the capitol complex after Wednesday's mass shooting in Virginia, according to members who spoke to WFAA. Speaking on the House floor, Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., issued a call to "replace the hateful rhetoric and resistance with respect". Authorities said five people were taken to hospitals, including Hodgkinson. Read More »

Oil prices tumble amid uncertainty over implementation of OPEC deal

Originally, Opec members had agreed to cut production for six months beginning from the start of the year in a bid to reduce the glut of oil supplies on the shore up prices. Brent and WTI are down some 12 percent since their opens on May 25, when the agreement to cut was extended to the end of the first quarter next year, instead of expiring this month. Read More »

Grenfell Tower: PM orders full public inquiry

There's nothing to suggest the fire was terror-related, London police commander said. "We have to get to the bottom of this - the truth has got to come out and it will". The site says the addition of cladding in 2015 had a plastic core that was more flammable than an alternative. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said Wednesday that "many, many people have legitimate questions that demand answers". Read More »

London fire: Tower block blaze aftermath in pictures

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday promised a public inquiry into a fire that gutted a 24-story apartment block killing at least 17 people , as the government faced questions about how such a devastating blaze could have occurred. Read More »

Bill Cosby jury to resume deliberations today

The 79-year-old pioneering black comedian risks spending the rest of his life in prison if convicted on three counts of aggravated indecent assault, which each carry a maximum sentence of 10 years in jail and a $25,000 fine, following one of America's biggest celebrity trials in years. Read More »

Man accused of Malaysia Airlines threat does not appear in court

The man, who was carrying an unidentified black object at the time of the incident, was heard threatening to "blow up" the plane before he was pinned down and restrained with belts by fellow passengers on the plane. Armed security personnel entered the plane to remove the disruptive passenger and then escort the others out, he said. "We do believe that he suffers from mental illnesses and the investigation is ongoing in relation to that", Langdon said. Read More »

After Gunman's Attack, Congress Seeks Unity on Baseball Diamond


Republicans and Democrats alike vowed to play an annual charity baseball game Thursday, after Rep. Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana) and four other people were shot by a gunman from IL on Wednesday. Hodgkinson. Congressman Rodney Davis told CNN he was at the plate at the time, and Scalise was in the field at second base. He delivered a brief address from the White House Diplomatic Room in which he denounced the shooting of a top House Republican and others as a "very, very brutal assault". Read More »