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US to send two bombers to Korean peninsula

A military source said that the dispatch demonstrates the U.S.' determination to curb military threats from North Korea . Senator John McCain called the death of Warmbier, "murder" and said that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is responsible. Read More »

Public funeral planned for US student freed from North Korea

His comment could signal he is ready to play hardball with the Chinese, or at last send a message to China that the United States feels they are not coming to the table with a strong hand due to their continued trade with North Korea. Warmbier's family said he died in OH on Monday. John McCain said that Americans who are "stupid" enough to still want to visit North Korea should be required to sign a waiver absolving the USA government of any blame if they're harmed while there. Read More »

Democrats, Republicans play ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry

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Scalise, the No. 3 House Republican , arrived at the hospital via helicopter in shock, with intense internal bleeding and "an imminent risk of death", Sava said . Both had appeared on the House floor earlier. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is lashing out at "sanctimonious" Republicans - including some in Congress - who are suggesting vitriolic political rhetoric from the left may be partially to blame for the shooting that wounded GOP Congressman Steve Scalise. Read More »

'Portugal weeps' as deadly forest fire rages

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The fire broke out on Saturday in the municipality of Pedrogao Grande in central Portugal , before spreading fast across several fronts. M - Wildfires in Portugal have killed 61 and injured 54 more, authorities there said . "It's really sad and heartbreaking", she said. Five of the injured were in critical condition (four firemen and a child). He said that "it was not possible to do more than what has been done" in prevention and responding to the fire. Read More »

Protests continue in part of "Father's Day for Philando"

St. Paul Public Schools, where Castile was employed as a cafeteria worker, described him as a "beloved employee". March 3: Castile's girlfriend is charged with felony assault for allegedly hitting a woman in the head with a hammer. He says the shooting had nothing to do with race. Kauser also testified that he trusted Yanez as a partner. Castile was seated in the driver's seat and allegedly reaching for his wallet when Yanez opened fire. Read More »

Iran's missile attack kills 65 IS terrorists in Syria

Ramezan Sharif, head of Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) public relations told Tasnim News , an Iranian government-linked news outlet, Monday. It is worth noting that there are American and coalition troops in the same province, fighting ISIS on the ground and the Regime made no moves to warn the troops about the missile attack, indicating that the Regime was willing to killing those fighting ISIS as well as ISIS themselves. Read More »

United States says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria

The drone, a Shaheed-129, was shot down by an F-15E Strike Eagle after it "displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces", the USA military said in a statement. will be tracked by the Russian SAM systems as air targets". In Canberra, a Defense Department statement said on Tuesday that "Australian Defense Force protection is regularly reviewed in response to a range of potential threats". Read More »

Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind is BJP's Presidential nominee: Amit Shah

The meet comes after a three-member party committee, comprising of Rajnath Singh, Naidu and Arun Jaitley last week met with allies and Opposition parties. JD (U) leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed happiness that the Bihar Governor would be the NDA's candidate for the President elections. Read More »

Iran says missiles into Syria hit ISIS targets

Sharif described the missile strikes as "successful" and warned the IS group and its "regional backers" against launching attacks on Iran. The Guards fired six missiles from the west of Iran across the border and into Syria's mostly IS-held Deir Ezzor province, targeting an IS command base, they said earlier. Read More »

12 civilians killed in U.S. coalition strike on Syrian village - state media

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Night Vision image of an Australian F/A-18A Hornet refuelling from a Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport aircraft during a mission over Syria. Australia has suspended air strikes over Syria "as a precautionary measure" after Russian Federation threatened that it would consider any plane from the USA led coalition flying west of Euphrates as potential targets, following the US downing of Syrian military jet. Read More »

Adele brings cake to Grenfell Tower firefighters in London

The committee heard how two of its leasehold buildings and one its freehold buildings had aluminium cladding. "The mayor, the mayoress and I visited Barnehurst fire station because we wanted to personally thank the firefighters who responded to the fire on behalf of the local community". Read More »

Russian jet 'came within several feet' of USA plane

A Russian fighter jet came within five feet of a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance aircraft over the Baltic Sea on Monday, in an encounter the American pilot determined was unsafe . The Su-27 was reportedly armed with air-to-air missiles, and carried out what one defense official categorized as a "provocative flight path" in its intercept of the reconnaissance plane. Read More »

US State Department 'mystified' by Gulf states on Qatar

Nauert said he had made at least 20 calls to both Riyadh and Doha , and that he wanted to see a quicker resolution to the conflict, which has seen Saudi Arabia close its border and airspace with Qatar, home to a huge USA air base. Turkey and Qatar have been closely cooperating in Syria, where they both sponsor insurgent groups that have attempted to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad since 2011. Read More »

Trump not under probe for obstruction, lawyer says

Mueller's probe is in its earliest stages and the idea he had narrowed the investigation down to one person is absurd. "I didn't rephrase it", Wallace said. Comey did tell Trump he was not personally under investigation, but that was before the director was sacked. "You say he can't be under investigation because I haven't been told, and that's a specious premise - you know there's no duty to tell you whether he's under investigation", Cuomo shot back. Read More »

McCain: Travelers to N Korea should sign waiver

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Trump's stern language was echoed by South Korean President Moon Jae-In, who said in an interview ahead of a White House visit next week that North Korea bears responsibility for the student's death. Kim Jong-Un's regime claimed that Warmbier contracted botulism and fell into a coma soon after being sentenced past year. White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday offered few details about how the U.S. Read More »

US Navy says destroyer collided at 2:20 am

The USS Fitzgerald was struck by the Philippine-flagged merchant vessel ACX Crystal near the port city of Yokosuka - the home base for the US ship. A medevac was performed on Benson by the Japanese Coast Guard, Aucoin said. She said the ship was " operating as usual " until a collision took place at 1:30am, as seen on a ship tracking service used by the company. Read More »

Man charged over student's death — Ellen Higginbottom murder

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The college student's body was found with multiple stab wounds at Orrell Water Park, Wigan, early on Saturday. A post-mortem examination revealed she died from multiple wounds to the neck. 'Not clothes and make-up and jewellery for Ellen - not really her thing. He said: "Ellen, I loved you, we all loved you, sleep well and may we meet again". Read More »

Coroner investigating Otto Warmbier's sudden death after North Korean detainmemt

Trump said he had spoken with Warmbier's parents, telling reporters in the Oval Office that it was "incredible what they've gone through". It says his family objected to an autopsy. McCain is the Republican chairman of the Armed Services Committee. An executive order imposing "some type of travel visa restriction to North Korea ", as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson put it in House testimony last week, as quoted by the Post. Read More »

Middle East Crisis : Qatar demands 'blockade' be lifted for talks to begin

Surrounding countries Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates cut ties with Qatar two weeks ago, causing the worst Gulf Arab crisis in years with no clear end in sight. "They have built a sophisticated podium for jihadism and extremism", he said. Gargash said the priority concern was in dealing with Doha's links to al Qaeda-linked and other Islamist groups across the region as well as its ties to the Muslim Brotherhood and the Palestinian Hamas group. Read More »

Japan investigates delay in reporting US Navy destroyer collision

American and Japanese search and rescue aircraft were launched after the US Navy ship USS Fitzgerald collided with a Philippine-flagged merchant vessel at 02:30 hrs on 17 June. military's authority in Japan , the U.S. Navy could claim it has the authority to lead the investigations. The ACX Crystal collided with the USS Fitzgerald off Japan's coast, killing seven of the destroyer's crew of almost 300. Read More »

South Korea's Moon says North bears "heavy responsibility" for Warmbier death

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Asked how the Warmbier case would affect Moon's efforts to engage North Korea as he has said he wants to, the president added: "I believe we must now have the perception that North Korea is an irrational regime". Warmbier's family said in a statement Monday that his condition was due to "awful torturous mistreatment" during detention. His parents released a statement shortly after his death: "When Otto returned to Cincinnati late on 13 June, he was unable to speak, unable to see and ... Read More »

Is President Trump Under Investigation? Here's What We Know

Foolishly allowing himself to be baited by a Washington Post report that special counsel Robert Mueller is now weighing whether the president committed an obstruction crime, Trump tweeted : "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" "You say he can't be under investigation because I haven't been told, and that's a specious premise, you know there's no duty to tell you whether he's under investigation", Cuomo said. Read More »