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North Korea releases U.S. student Otto Warmbier while in a coma

A plane carrying Otto Warmbier arrived around 10:20pm Tuesday (local time ) at an airport in Cincinnati where he was to be taken to a hospital. He was serving a 15-year prison term with hard labor after he was detained in January 2016 in Pyongyang for what North Korea said were hostile acts against its regime. Read More »

United States detects new activity at North Korea nuclear test site

Top U.S. and Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs are meeting in the U.S. capital for security talks, and North Korea will get "top billing", according to Susan Thornton, the senior U.S. No cause of death has been determined for Warmbier, 22, who was detained for almost a year-and-a-half in North Korea before being sent home in a coma last week. Read More »

Signed petition for Melaye's recall submitted to INEC


Melaye had been in the eyes of the storm in recent time for the wrong reason. A leader of the constituents, Cornelius Olowo, told the News Agency of Nigeria at the INEC headquarters, shortly after submitting the petition, that the electorate in Melaye's constituency were resolved to recall him. Read More »

Diplomat in student's release to attend funeral

The tweet came a day after the death of Otto Warmbier - a US student who returned in a coma from a prison in North Korea - and on the eve of a US-China strategic security dialogue. "He wasn't big on doing things because he was supposed to do it". Trump said Wednesday at a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa that United States has "a very good relationship with China and I do like President Xi". Read More »

Huge stuffed cow saves 2-year-old boy after fall out window


He fell 16 feet (4 meters) onto the concrete. Luckily, the boy was holding a large stuffed cow during the fall. He's fine. The boy's great uncle said he takes the stuffed animal with him everywhere. Kyes said the boy was conscious and alert after the fall from a window on Marlboro Street. Quatieri called the incident "certainly quite strange" and said it was "the first time something like it had happened in [his] 25-year career", but Kyes said that children falling from windows is not ... Read More »

Amber Alert issued for teenage West Texas girl


She is described as a white female, about 5 feet 7 inches tall, about 100 pounds, brown hair and green eyes. Police are also searching for Andrew Akers in connection to Clemmer's abduction. Don't miss a thing. Breaking news, severe weather, daily forecasts, entertainment news, all of the day's important events to keep you up to date wherever you are. Read More »

US Soldiers Are Shot, at Least 2 Fatally, by Afghan Soldier

The terrorist group # Taliban claimed the responsibility for the attack.Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said that the loyalist of their group had infiltrated the Afgan army to kill the foreign army. It is therefore hard to envision a patrol route that wouldn't put the Afghan forces at least somewhat close to some Taliban base or other. Several Afghan security force members were killed during an overnight operation in Helmand province on Friday when a USA military aircraft ... Read More »

Yoga Day celebration draws unprecedented interest at United Nations headquarters


NY [U.S.A], June 21 ( ANI): President and spiritual head of the Parmarth Niketan Ashram Chidanand Sarawasti during the World Yoga Day celebration at the United Nations said that the day is a historic moment for Yoga and India. He said yoga is about health assurance. "But now yoga is becoming a part of people's daily life not just in India but across the world", the Prime Minister said in his address to thousands. Read More »

Spicer Hasn't Asked Trump If Russians Meddled in 2016 Campaign

Despite weeks of reports that heads would roll at the White House and that an angry President Trump was fed up with his team, there will be no major staff shake-up in the West Wing, a top Trump adviser said Wednesday. Trump has previously said that hacking the intelligence community has pinned on the Russian government could have been perpetrated by China or others. Read More »

Tributes paid to victim of the Finsbury Park attack

Police had earlier said it was unclear whether he died as a result of an illness or from the attack. The vehicle ploughed into people as they left a mosque shortly after midnight on Monday, injuring 11. Police said the rented van involved had been driven from Cardiff to London on Sunday and officers appealed for anyone who saw it to come forward. Previous attacks were blamed on extremists. Read More »

Ex-Ducks basketball player under sex investigation


The Daily Emerald reported late Wednesday that Kavell Bigby-Williams, a 6-foot-11, 230-pound forward, was accused of sexually assaulting a female in September 2016 at an apartment near Gillette College in Wyoming. Two of the three players - Damyean Dotson and Dominic Artis - were allowed to play in the tournament despite the school investigation. The three players eventually were removed from the program even though prosecutors in OR had dismissed the criminal charges against them. Read More »

Court orders Israeli airline to cancel gender bias policy


Rina Rabinowitz, who was asked to change her seat to accommodate a chareidi man who did not wish to sit next to her. Her experience was not uncommon: some ultra-orthodox Jews, who claim they should not sit next to members of the opposite sex, have increasingly caused chaos on flights to-and-from Israel. Read More »

President Moon clarifies his North Korea policies to USA media

Warmbier", said Ned Price, a former National Security Council spokesman. The State Department says Wednesday's talks would focus on ways to increase pressure on North Korea, but also cover such areas as counter-terrorism and territorial rivalries in the South China Sea. Read More »

Indian Embassy In Kabul Celebrates Yoga Day


The idea of an International Day of Yoga came into being when the Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposed the idea while addressing the 69th session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 27, 2014. Yoga practitioners took a relaxing break to bend, twist and pose on Wednesday for the annual global event celebrating the practice, especially in the country where it began. Read More »

Johnathan Thurston Out For NRL Season


Thurston said he hoped the injury was just a cork - but scans revealed the worst. "The timing of the surgery is still to be determined". Thurston was due to play his 300 career club game this weekend in the Cowboys' match against the Penrith Panthers. Read More »

600 buildings in England also have 'combustible' cladding


Committee chair John Griffiths said he wanted reassurances such a tragedy would be prevented in Wales. The 24 storey Grenfell Tower building caught fire just over a week ago, in a blaze that spread rapidly up the building, causing many to suggest the cladding was responsible, and resulting in significant damage to the property, with a tragic loss of 79 lives at the latest count, with others still missing and unaccounted for. Read More »

Macron to forge ahead with pro-EU reforms after French election victory

The result, based on official figures and poll projections, fully redraws France's political landscape, sidelining the Socialists and Republicans that alternated in power for decades. Their success was also the downfall of France's established political parties. "For the first time under the (postwar) Fifth Republic, the National Assembly will be deeply renewed - more diverse, younger", the party's acting president, Catherine Barbaroux, said. Read More »

Taliban storm Afghan police compound; 1 police dead


Two were killed when they entered [the compound]. At least two of them were shot dead by the police while one detonated explosives. At least one Afghan soldier was killed and several American soldiers were wounded in an incident at a base in northern Afghanistan on Saturday, a US military official said. Read More »

Officers to hold DUI checkpoint in Redding Thursday night

The agency urges drivers to exercise caution and never drive while impaired. Tennessee law requires the pre-publication of sobriety checkpoints and establishes policies and procedures for them in order to assure the successful prosecution of any DUI cases that may result. Read More »