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Trump calls North Korea 'brutal' after US student's death

Politicians paid tribute to Warmbier after news of his death , saying that his death highlights the brutality of the system Kim Jong Un and his predecessors have built around themselves. "He looked very uncomfortable - nearly anguished", they said. Ohio's USA senators sharply criticized North Korea soon after his release. He was suddenly released last week and flown back to the a coma after secret negotiations involving the State Department's special representative for North ... Read More »

So it Begins: Brexit Talks to Focus 1st on Orderly Exit

Monday's talks between Davis, his officials, and the EU's negotiating team led by the French former foreign minister Michel Barnier , mark the first such formal meeting in a process set to last at least two years. May's foreign secretary Boris Johnson has insisted previously that such an outcome would be "perfectly ok". In a joint letter to business secretary Greg Clark they asked the government to "put the economy first" by maintaining access to the single market until a divorce ... Read More »

UK to ease tension after van attack on London Muslims

Officers have also raided addresses in his home city of Cardiff in Wales. Kozbar was surrounded by leaders of other faiths in the community and by Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, who is the local member of Parliament for the area. But they said it wasn't clear if he died from the van attack or something else. But an Imam urged the crowd not to hurt the man, according to the Daily Mail , and the crowd held him down until police arrived at around 12.20am. Read More »

Theresa May heckled after visiting Finsbury Park Mosque

He was held on suspicion of attempted murder which was later extended to preparing or instigating terrorism, including murder and attempted murder. "It was an attack that once again targeted the ordinary and the innocent. "It was a premeditated attack". But defiant locals have said they will not allow the incident to divide their community, vowing to remain "diverse, tolerant and welcome". Read More »

London crash: Imam saved suspect from beating

London police say one suspect has been detained in an apparent early-morning attack on worshippers standing outside a mosque. It unfolded as a man was receiving first aid from members of the public in an unrelated incident. A witness, Abdiqadir Warra, told AFP that the van " drove at people" and that some of the victims were carried for several meters along the road. Read More »

Napa police rescue dog left in hot vehicle

When the Napa Police Officer and the Napa County Sheriff Office Animal Service Officer arrived they found the 5-year-old dog alone in a locked vehicle. The Humane Society advises concerned citizens who find a dog in a hot auto follow three steps to help it. Last, they should call the non-emergency number of a local police department or animal control unit, and wait for the authorities to arrive. Read More »

Scotland's Sturgeon sees independence from United Kingdom by 2025: ITV

She is campaigning in Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East, Argyll and Bute, North Ayrshire, Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock, Dumfries and Galloway and Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale. She faced questions on the SNP government's ten year record on education and health. Mr Darling added: "More and more people across Scotland just want the SNP to get on with the day job, and drop its plans for another unwanted and unnecessary referendum". Read More »

Big names descend on White House for summit

Kushner, Trump's son-in-law, has been given an outsized role by the president, with his responsibilities reportedly including brokering peace in the Middle East, looking at efficiency in the federal government, reform the criminal justice system, tackling the opioid epidemic, and other tasks. Read More »

Issue of UK-Irish Border Most Discussed at Brexit Talks - Davis

Kicking off formal Brexit negotiations in Brussels on Monday, the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier of France ( above photo), and his British counterpart David Davis said both sides sought an orderly British exit from the bloc in order to do away with uncertainty . Read More »

EU Negotiator Says Sides Agree Brexit Must Be Orderly


Anxious by mass immigration and loss of sovereignty, Britain past year voted to end its decades - old membership of the 28 - nation bloc in a shock referendum result. "And we agreed that we stand a much greater chance of success if our teams work together as that's been demonstrated today". Monday morning's terror attack in London and devastating fires in Portugal reminded him that "there is more that unites us than divides us". Read More »

Confederations Cup: Ronaldo Misses Training Ahead Of Russia Clash

Mexico claimed a 2-2 draw with Portugal in its Confederations Cup opener Sunday with a last-gasp equalizer by Hector Moreno after Cedric seemed to have won the game for the European champion with a goal five minutes from time. With Mexico still scrambling at the back, another delivery from the right was flicked into the bottom-left corner by Nani, but the referee - assisted by the VAR - disallowed the goal for offside. Read More »

Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated

This is the first time the United States has escalated the fight in Syria by shooting down a jet. The Russian Defense Ministry blasted the U.S.' shooting down of a Syrian regime fighter jet as a "massive violation of worldwide law" and said it will begin treating US -led coalition jets flying west of the Euphrates River in Syria as targets . Read More »

Trump calls North Korea 'brutal' after

President Donald Trump offered he and his wife's "deepest condolences" to the family of Otto Warmbier , the United States student medically evacuated from North Korea after slipping into a coma. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio ) worked with the family throughout his imprisonment to have him released. Warmbier's hometown rallied around his family, wrapping school-color ribbons around trees and utility poles lining Wyoming's main road. Read More »

London mosque terror attack van 'from Welsh company'

Police have since identified the accused as 47-year-old Darren Osborne , and charged him with attempted murder and terrorism. He told BBC Radio 4's World At One: "What I can say on this case is this individual, so far as we know at the moment, was not known to us, but we are aware of a rise in the far right". Read More »

UP Governor, CM inspect Yoga Day preparations


Indian states too are organising special events to celebrate the International Yoga Day 2017 , which is also popularly known as World Yoga Day 2017 . Cambodian and Israeli Ambassadors Ngoun Sokveng and Yael Rubinstein, together with Indian High Commissioner Jawed Ashraf joined in the hour-long yoga session at the National Stadium pavilion. Read More »

Iran summons Swiss envoy in protest to Tillerson's statements


The Embassy of Switzerland serves as the protecting power of U.S. interests in Iran. The Tasnim news agency reported that the ministry slammed the remarks on Monday as "unwise and clear meddling in Iran's internal affairs". Swiss charge d'affaires said that he will pass on Iran's message to the USA government at the earliest and communicate the results to the Islamic Republic of Iran. Read More »

United Kingdom hope for Brexit deal like 'no other'

The EU says Britain can't leave without settling its bill, paying up for all its commitments that are still ongoing, including projects that might reach into the next decade, as well as the U.K.'s share of EU staff pensions. Quoting Winston Churchill, Davis said in response: "A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty". Read More »

White House says retains the right to self defense in Syria

The ministry insisted that the SU-22 jet had been on a mission in Syrian government airspace. In early April, Russia similarly suspended the agreement with Washington to coordinate on matters such as airstrikes and flights over Syria ― a deal meant to limit the danger to pilots and prevent unintended conflict between the two powers. Read More »

London fire: UK royals honor victims as anger mounts


He also said: "As the mayor of London I will do my bit to be the advocate, to be the fighter, and to be the champion of these people". Cundy said he would be "looking at all criminal offenses that might have been committed by any individual or any organization". Read More »

Indian-origin doc becomes Ireland's first gay prime minister

The Cork South Central TD, who unsuccessfully challenged Leo Varadkar for the Fine Gael leadership , had reportedly been keen to take over the key post in Mr Varadkar's new government. His father Ashok, hails from Varad, a village in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra . "We regret that decision but we do respect it and a "hard Brexit ", whether it's a hard Brexit driven from London or forced on London, is one in which Ireland could be a big loser", he said. Read More »