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AARP Rips GOP Healthcare Bill


The organization, which represents retirees, claimed the bill "would hit millions of Americans with high costs", The Hill reported. "This new Senate bill was crafted in secrecy behind closed doors without a single hearing or open debate-and it shows". Read More »

Islamic State losing Mosul


Mosul is the last major city where ISIS controls territory in Iraq . For residents of Mosul and those who care about Iraq's history , the destruction was yet another painful loss, after so many years of the IS violently erasing a region's history. Read More »

Presidential Election: PM Modi to accompany RN Kovind during filing of nomination

The election for the next President of India is to be held on July 17 as President Pranab Mukherjee will demit the office on July 24. Both Kovind and Kumar are aged 72. The JD (U) yesterday made a decision to support presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind and skip the Opposition meeting. I would appeal to the collegium to take their decision on the best interest of the country, based on the cherished values and principles and ideologies. Read More »

Former captain Brian O'Driscoll presents Lions Tests jerseys

But it was no ordinary chat, ahead of no ordinary match. "To be involved in a game of this magnitude is where all these players who have been picked want to be, challenging against the best in the world ". "He doesn't seem more stressed, he has taken it in his stride, it has always been a dream of his to captain the Lions and you know the lads really respect him". Read More »

Cause of Grenfell fire confirmed

A spokesman said the London Fire Brigade had carried out a safety audit and were satisfied it was a "low-risk fire building", adding that they would comply with any further instructions. Whirlpool, the company that owns the Hotpoint brand in Europe and Asia, said it is helping authorities get all the information needed for the investigation. Read More »

North Korea: US student's death a 'mystery'

The article published by the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) was Pyongyang's first reaction to the death of Otto Warmbier . Warmbier was returned to America in a coma before dying a few days after. The Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH said Tuesday that Warmbier's family had chose to forgo an autopsy and instead opted for only an external examination. Read More »

North Korea denies torturing US student Otto Warmbier

However, the doctors in Cincinnati said they found no signs of botulism. Blue and white ribbons, the colors of Wyoming High School, were tied to the fence there. Since that likely won't happen, the world might never know exactly why Warmbier died. As pallbearers carried Warmbier's casket out to the hearse, people outside the school stood in silence. Read More »

North Korea denies torturing U.S. detainee Otto Warmbier

The agency accused Seoul of damaging Pyongyang's image with its "slanderous talk about cruel treatment and torture" while having no knowledge of the "humanitarian" treatment Mr Warmbier received in the North. Mr Warmbier was released earlier this month and returned to the US, where he was described as being in a "state of unresponsive wakefulness ". "It's a brutal regime and we'll be able to handle it", Trump said. Read More »

Hamas, Israelis reject Islamic State claims over Jerusalem attack

According to them, two of the assailants opened fire on a group of officers who returned fire, and the third stabbed the border policewoman a short distance away before being shot. He said it was a move to "confuse the media and distort the reputation of the Palestinian resistance". "The claim by the Islamic State group is an attempt to muddy the waters ", Hamas spokesperson Sami Abou Zouhri said. Read More »

Bella Thorne & Scott Disick Hold Hands After Night at the Club


Their latest outing comes after the duo sparked rumours they were spending time with one another again, as Bella was pictured hanging out in Scott's garden at his place in Calabasas on Wednesday. "I was like, 'Woah, this is not the way I live my life, bruh'". But the actress is still seeing the reality star, it has been revealed. And the star also said she "couldn't be happier" to be back home after her disastrous trip, as she was said to be enraged at Scott for "using" her after he ... Read More »

North Korea denies torturing US college student detainee

Medical records have been reviewed, and his condition was discussed extensively by treating physicians at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he was hospitalized after his June 13 return. Colloton, who knew Warmbier since preschool, said his friend knew "pretty much every rap song I think there ever was", and even tried to rap himself. Read More »

News updates as Donald Trump says China failed on North Korea

WYOMING, Ohio (AP) - Celebrating the life of an American college student who was detained in North Korea for over a year and died shortly after returning home in a coma, a packed crowd of mourners gathered Thursday as Otto Warmbier's loved ones shared stories about his affinity for hugs, thrift-store clothes-shopping and little-known rap music. Read More »

Australia to resume airstrikes against ISIS targets soon


Coalition forces are using Al Tanaf base by Syria's borders with Jordan and Iraq to train anti-jihadist Syrian fighters and stage attacks against Daesh. It was the second time this month that the US has shot down an armed drone in the vicinity of the camp at Tanf. The drone had fired near the base where the coalition trains Syrian rebels. Read More »

North Korea says United States student's death a 'mystery to us as well'

Tillerson said the United States and Chinese officials had agreed that companies from both countries should not do business with any UN-designated North Korean entities. "He's signaling to others that he understands this isn't working, and he's trying to defend himself, or justify himself, by saying that at least they tried as opposed to others who didn't even try". Read More »

PPP's Babar Awan reportedly set to join PTI


He also presented before the court in many cases of Benazir Bhutto and Asif Ali Zardari. Sources close to Awan have confirmed that he would tender his resignation to upper house of the Parliament and will join PTI. Imran Khan also revealed that he would give an invitation to Sheikh Rasheed to join PTI. To a question, he said that PML-N was making preparations to elect Maryam Nawaz as Prime Minister. Read More »

Tensions soar over Warmbier's death, North Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath'

US and Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs are meeting later Wednesday in Washington for security talks. Yang and Fang declined to speak alongside Mattis and Tillerson at the press conference, a senior State Department official said. The Trump administration has made Beijing a essential cornerstone for its North Korea strategy, pushing China to pressure the North Korean regime to change course, but China's efforts have not produced the desired results. Read More »

300 pro-Islamic State militants storm school in Philippines, hold students hostage


Police said about 300 armed men from the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters ( BIFF ) stormed the school early yesterday, Reuters reported . Año, citing intelligence shared by foreign counterparts, says Mahmud is suspected of channeling more than 30 million pesos ($600,000) from the Islamic State group to acquire firearms, food and other supplies for the attack. Read More »

Free Armed Forces Day train travel for active service personnel and veterans


Veterans wearing their medals gathered on Monday morning outside the Petersfield Town Council offices at the Festival Hall to see the raising of the Armed Forces Day Flag. "Armed Forces Day is the flawless way to do this and I am happy to see the flag flying proudly over Penns Place this week". Relics from The Somme and Monte Cassino will also be added to an existing memorial garden, which has a number of artefacts from conflicts around the world. Read More »

Emmy-winning TV journalist Gabe Pressman dies at 93


Over the course of a storied career, Mr. Pressman covered - and, at times, sparred with - every New York City mayor from Robert F. Wagner to Bill de Blasio. Pressman spent more than 50 years reporting for the network, and has always been credited as the first television journalist to cover the city. The program later expanded to 10 minutes. Read More »

Qatar faced with punitive list of demands by Arab neighbors


Suspend the ties with the Muslim Brotherhood , a forbidden organization in the Arab states. Saudi Arabia , United Arab Emirates and Egypt have reportedly been discussing taking measures against Ankara , which has sent military and food aid to the besieged Gulf emirate. Read More »

Trump doesn't like poor people for powerful jobs


Trending: Will America Remain White? Trump, a billionaire businessman from NY, lauded the appointments of former Goldman Sachs president Gary Cohn as chief economic adviser, and billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as Commerce Secretary, as "smart" decisions. Read More »