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US Agrees to Expand Cooperation With China on North Korea, Counterterrorism

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump called North Korea's treatment of Warmbier a "disgrace", saying Warmbier's death could have been avoided if he was brought home earlier. "I came here today so that the death of the young man will not be futile but raise awareness about those detained in North Korea", he said. The United Nations has blacklisted hundreds of North Korean entities, but many of them try to get business done through China, according to USA officials. Read More »

Trump takes U-turn, says we have great relationship with China

US and Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs have begun talks in Washington that are expected to focus on the nuclear and missile threat from North Korea. -China Diplomatic and Security Dialogue. It had long pushed for a resumption of USA negotiations with North Korea, which now appears a remote prospect. Read More »

Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Phillip hospitalised

Britain's Prince Philip sits in a train on a journey marking the 175th anniversary of the first train journey by a British monarch, recreating the historic journey made by Queen Victoria on 13th June 1842, from Slough to London Paddington, Britain June 13, 2017. Read More »

Otto Warmbier's hometown prepares for funeral


His tweet comes a day after learning that Otto Warmbier , an American student who was returned from North Korea to the a coma last week, had died. "I think there have been some positive steps they have taken both at the United Nations and economically to help strengthen the case against North Korea", Spicer said. Read More »

So far, Trump effect has led only to GOP victories

But it could give Republicans a boost in confidence as they struggle to advance health and tax legislation that has been bogged down by infighting and investigations into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation in last year's presidential election. Read More »

Simon Cowell charity single released to aid fire victims


Melanie Dawes, permanent secretary at the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), has ordered councils to inspect the aluminium composite material (ACM) while insisting it was "not of itself unsafe". "There has been an emerging body of evidence surrounding some of the materials being used and now we have an appalling demonstration of what can happen". Read More »

London fire: Cladding in other buildings 'combustible'

The British premier told Parliament that as many as 151 homes had been destroyed in the massive fire on June 14, a lot of them in Grenfell Tower and some in the vicinity of the building . Moray Council has moved to reassure residents that the type of cladding under scrutiny following the Grenfell Tower fire disaster in London has not been used in the region. Read More »

Theresa May To Present Brexit Plans To EU Leaders


It follows reports that the USA president told the prime minister he will not come if there are large-scale protests against him. Not only has Theresa May offered a two-year parliamentary session that has jettisoned numerous policies on which she went to the country, but even as Queen Elizabeth was speaking, Mrs May had not actually managed to secure the support of the DUP. Read More »

Off-duty South Carolina sheriff's deputy killed in wreck


An off-duty deputy with the Aiken County Sheriff's Office has been killed in an apparent crash in Warrenville. South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Aiken County Coroner's Office are working the accident. Collins said the driver lost control of the motorcycle, left the right side of the roadway and wrecked. Troopers confirm the deputy was wearing a helmet. Read More »

Off-duty SC sheriff's deputy killed in wreck


The accident is being investigated by the South Carolina Highway Patrol and Aiken County Coroner's office. Troopers confirm the deputy was wearing a helmet. (WRDW/WAGT) - South Carolina Highway Patrol is now working a fatal accident on Huber Clay Rd at Pine Log Rd. This this is a developing story that will be updated as more information becomes available. Read More »

London man died after mosque attack with "multiple injuries"


Now an autopsy has found he died as a result of multiple injuries. Mr Ali, who came to the United Kingdom from Bangladesh when he was 10 years old, was said to be a well-known face around Finsbury Park, with many who live in the area recognising him from regular visits to cafes for tea and attendance at worship. Read More »

PM: Special SOP needed to handle sexual crimes involving children


The idea behind the court's establishment was mooted by the prime minister, who had raised it during a seminar on sexual crimes against children in March. Azalina also said that Putrajaya is now targeting to start similar special courts in other states by early next year, especially in Johor Baru, Selangor, and Penang. Read More »

EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration


About 150,000 Latvians are thought to be living in Britain, and the Baltic state of less than two million people is one of the EU's most dependent on remittances. Ahead of private talks with May Thursday, Tusk said he had been asked by British friends if he could see a way of Britain still staying in. Talks on Britain leaving the European Union began Monday with both sides saying they will focus first on an orderly withdrawal: a deal for citizens living in each other's territory, border ... Read More »

Iran Condemns London Mosque Attack

The attack follows two terrorist attacks by Muslim extremists in London , in which vehicles were used to kill pedestrians, and a suicide bomb attack after a concert by Ariana Grande in Manchester in May that left 22 people dead. Police are also looking into a statement made by his family that he was " troubled for a long time ". "It is a reminder that terrorism, extremism and hatred take many forms; and our determination to tackle them must be the same whoever is responsible", May said ... Read More »

Bishop of Stepney addresses Finsbury Park attack vigil

Britain's prime minister Theresa May will chair an emergency response meeting later on Monday. "The driver of the van - a man aged 48 - was found detained by members of the public at the scene", according to the police report . He came in here and he was just staring before he started shouting. Locals eventually pinned down Osborne, and the imam of the Muslim Welfare House stepped in to stop him from receiving a mob beating. Read More »

Britain's Prince Philip hospitalized but in 'good spirits'

Yesterday, Prince Philip attended the Royal Ascot horse races, accompanying the Queen for a full day of activity. Buckingham Palace said it was a "precautionary measure", but did not stipulate what the condition was. When the Duke was in his 70s one of the Queen's former physicians described him as "astonishingly fit for a man of his age". The prince was also hospitalized in June 2012 when he developed a bladder infection, just a day after he accompanied his wife on a royal barge ... Read More »

Obamacare replacement bill to take center stage in Senate

Facing uniform Democratic opposition, the Senate plan would fail if just three of the chamber's 52 Republicans defect. "The only way you can get on (with) a bill is called the motion to proceed..." Senate Republicans steered toward a potential showdown vote on their long-awaited health care bill next week, despite indications that they've yet to solidify the 50 GOP votes they'll need to avert an embarrassing defeat. Read More »

Presidential election: BJP welcomes JDU's support to Ram Nath Kovind

He was the Governor of Bihar and he has been chosen as presidential nominee because of this factor. The RJD and Congress share power with the JD-U in Bihar as part of the Grand Alliance. The opposition is against Kovind's name being finalised for the post of president on grounds that they were not consulted prior to the announcement. Read More »

FBI investigates United States airport stabbing as terrorism


The FBI said the suspect was in custody and was being questioned, adding they were investigating the attack with the help of their Canadian counterparts. Gelios said the incident happened at 9:45 the Bishop International Airport in Flint , about 80 kilometres northwest of Detroit. The airport's Police Department has six full-time and six part-time police officers . Read More »

MI airport evacuated after cop stabbed in neck in 'possible terror attack'

Ftouhi, described by police as having a "hatred for the United States", is accused of stabbing airport officer Jeff Neville in the neck with a 12-inch knife in the public area of the airport. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a statement he's "proud of the swift response" by authorities from both nations. U.S. law enforcement officials are working with Canadian authorities to learn more about the ties the suspect has to Canada, according to a law enforcement source. Read More »

French Bus Drivers Put on Skirts to Protest Shorts Ban Amidst Heatwave

One rep claimed that the temperature inside a bus driving in full sunlight can reach as high as 50C (122F). They subsequently changed back into their usual attire before starting work. In the United Kingdom, a call centre worker who was sent home for wearing shorts, showed up at the office the next day in a bright pink dress. "As we don't have air conditioning in our buses, it's unbearable in pants", said Gabriel Magner, another union member baring his legs. Read More »

'Distribute Rs 10000 loans to farmers or face action' says Devendra Fadnavis

The public sector banks are sanctioning these loans on the basis of affidavits from farmers, not insisting to provide other documents to prove eligibility. Fadnavis also asked for accelerating the entire process by directing the banks to make the procedure clear. A report in NDTV had earlier said that district cooperative banks were finding it hard to disburse the amount as they are stuck with the old currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000, that were demonetised on 8 November past year. Read More »

Coach seeks a brighter beginning from Cameroon

Winning the tournament is our second priority". After drawing 1-1 with the Iraqis, Australia scored home wins over United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia to boost their chances of earning an automatic berth at next year's World Cup finals in Russian Federation. Read More »

India vs West Indies 2017: Kohli and Co Start Favourites Against Windies

Earlier this week, Anil Kumble stepped down from the head coach position stating that " difference in style" with captain Virat Kohli was the reason for which his position became "untenable". "I wish him all the very best for his future assignments", Khanna said in an exclusive conversation with ANI. However, the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), comprising of Sachin Tendulkar , VVS Laxman and Sourav Ganguly, does have the authority to request the BCCI to allow the interview of a fresh ... Read More »