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North Korea rebuttal: Otto Warmbier's death 'a mystery'

The comments published by the official Korean Central News Agency were North Korea's first reaction to Otto Warmbier's death in a USA hospital on Monday after it released him for what it called humanitarian reasons. The services were being held in his home state of OH, with the funeral at his former high school and burial at a Cincinnati cemetery. Vagonis urged the audience to remember the three remaining Americans held captive in North Korea. Read More »

ED ROGERS: n Democrats lost the battle, but not the war

South Carolina Democratic strategist Lachlan McIntosh said Democrats need to make major changes within their ranks if they want to take back control of the U.S. President Trump is still tweeting away this morning, and he has chose to taunt Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi about latter's future as a congressional leader. Read More »

Virginia Primary: Polls Close in High-Profile Governor Contest

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It also highlights a potentially rocky road for Gillespie and other Republicans in the general election in a state where Democrats have won every statewide contest since 2009 and Hillary Clinton won easily previous year. The Republican primary saw a noticeably lower voter turnout compared to the Democratic Party, with only 5.5 percent of registered voters casting ballots for the party. Read More »

Barack Obama calls Trumpcare 'massive transfer of wealth' from poor to rich

Toomey, a member of the group of GOP senators who forged the Senate bill behind closed doors, said he's likely to support it but did not offer an unequivocal commitment. In the Senate, Democrats are determined to defend a law that has provided coverage to 20 million people and is a pillar of Obama's legacy. "If there's a chance you might get sick, get old or start a family, this bill will do you harm", he wrote. Read More »

Camden evacuates tower block after Grenfell fire

Camden Council leader Georgia Gould said: "I know it's hard, but Grenfell changes everything". "If the council says four to six weeks it'll take four to six months". Now the modern covering on her 1965 tower reminds her of the early hours of June 14 when she saw Grenfell Tower on fire. The NSW fire service can investigate internal building systems such as sprinklers, fire exits and water pressure but their "hands are tied" when it comes to inspecting how the external of a tower block can ... Read More »

France's Macron Will Work With Germany on EU Issues

France's President Emmanuel Macron , center, newly named Justice minister Nicole Belloubet, center right, and French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb, center left, attend a cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Thursday, June 22, 2017. Read More »

Mourners in OH remember United States student held prisoner by North Korea

Warmbier's death fanned a conflict between the North and the United States that was already aggravated by North Korea's defiant missile launches and two nuclear tests since early a year ago as part of its effort to build a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of hitting the US mainland. Read More »

Russia fires Kalibr cruise missiles on Isis targets in Syria

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A US fighter jet Tuesday shot down an armed Iranian drone supporting Syrian government forces in southern Syria , marking the third American air-to-air shoot-down this month. Shoigu landed safely in the Russian city of Kaliningrad, but the incident clearly rankled the Kremlin. Furthermore, while the possible firing range of the missiles is thought to extend to between seven hundred and eight hundred kilometers, Sunday's missiles only travelled four-hundred-and-fifty kilometers to their ... Read More »

Global Nanodiamonds Market and Investment Analysis Report 2017

In next section, the report discusses industry policies and plans, cost structures, the outline of Influenza HA Vaccine market globally, manufacturing processes. In this report, key players in the Esmolol market have been acknowledged with the help of various primary sources and secondary sources including primary and secondary interviews and yearly reports of major market competitors. Read More »

Korea denies torturing United States student Warmbier

The spokesman also said that "groundless" speculation of torture and beatings could be refuted by American doctors who came to the North to examine Mr Warmbier before his release and allegedly acknowledged that North Korean doctors had "brought him back alive" after his heart almost stopped. Read More »

USAF Shoots Iranian-Made Drone Out of the Sky

When the U.S. and allies first launched airstrikes against ISIS in 2014, the Obama administration made clear that the USA would not get dragged into the quagmire that is the wider Syrian civil war that has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives since 2011. Read More »

Trump approves $2B sale of drones to India ahead of meeting

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U.S. Senators John Cornyn and Mark Warner wrote in March to Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson saying the Guardian deal, estimated at more than $2 billion, would advance U.S. "Our concerns regarding terrorism emanating from Pakistan are well known". Panda added that this will also help the U.S.as Lockheed Martin was no longer going to manufacture F-16 and they had to shut down their plants and so they can now provide some jobs in the USA and jobs in India. Read More »

Korea denies torturing U.S. student Warmbier

But it's unclear how he came to be in that state. But they cast doubt on North Korea's assertion he fell into a coma after contracting botulism and taking a sleeping pill. Warmbier's family said they believe otherwise. In his memoir, Not Forgotten: The True Story of My Imprisonment in North Korea , he said how one interrogator kept telling him: "No one remembers you". Read More »

MPA Majeed Achakzai arrested in hit-and run-case from Quetta

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MPA Majeed Achakzai of Pashtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) was arrested from his residence in Satellite Town area of Quetta on Friday on charges of crushing to death a traffic police official. A traffic police constable tragically died after Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA) Dr Majeed Achakzai's vehicle ran over him. "We are investigating the incident", Quetta Traffic Police Chief Nazeer Ahmed Kurd told Dawn , adding that "Everything will be cleared within a few days". Read More »

Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over USA student who died

A US diplomat who traveled to North Korea to secure the release of American college student Otto Warmbier (WORM'-bir) plans to attend his funeral in OH on Thursday. The North Koreans claimed he had contracted botulism and fallen into a coma after taking a sleeping pill. John McCain, R-Arizona, said that anyone who is "stupid" enough to visit North Korea should be required to sign a waiver absolving the USA government from any responsibility for that individual while they are overseas. Read More »

Senate Health Care Bill Draws Criticism From Conservative Republican Lawmakers

As it stands, the Senate draft of the AHCA will make drastic cuts to Medicaid - even bigger than the cuts in the original House bill, which amounted to over $800 billion - screwing over mostly poor and elderly people. Speaking at Bellevue Hospital Center in Manhattan, the New York Democrat said the draft that his Republican colleagues released after weeks of secret deliberations is "devastating for America and even more devastating for New York". Read More »

Republicans still love Nancy Pelosi

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This will be a long fight. That's got to be encouraging for them, and a big reason they haven't won all these races is simply because they have been held in firmly conservative districts. "She personally told me she was rock solid" with the president, said Webb, 70. Notice those words: "relentlessly localized". Handel emphasized that pedigree often during her campaign and again during her victory speech. Read More »

Trump to Pelosi: I Like You Right Where You Are

After all, he said, Democrats appeared to be more energized, had a bigger army of volunteers and outspent the GOP roughly $32 million to $23 million in what was the most expensive House race in US history. Some Democrats, though, have wanted her out, particularly after the party was unable to win back control in 2016, a year when the party was seen as having a decent chance of doing so. Read More »

Police officer acquitted of Philando Castile killing

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He said the verdict also implies that the Second Amendment does not apply to black people because Castil acknowledged having a concealed weapon in his vehicle, and did not attempt to attack the officer with it. After the rally, police said roughly 2,000 people marched down streets in St Paul, at times blocking traffic at intersections. Marchers also blocked commuter trains at one point and chanted "Yanez Guilty". Read More »

US Senator had secret meeting with North Korea to free Otto Warmbier

Warmbier had been on a tourist trip to North Korea when he was detained and sentenced to hard labour early previous year for allegedly stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel. Doctors at the hospital said Warmbier had suffered a severe neurological injury from an unknown cause. North Korea called itself the " biggest victim " in the case. Read More »

Dershowitz: Trump Right to Challenge Mueller-Comey Friendship

The president said it's "bothersome" that Robert Mueller, the special counsel in the Russian Federation investigation, is close friends with Comey. Comey had, in a leak afterwards, recounted a White House meeting he had with Trump in January when he claimed the president asked him to pledge his loyalty. Read More »

North Korea Declares Itself 'Biggest Victim' In Otto Warmbier's Death

Sentenced to hard labour early previous year for stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel, Warmbier was medically evacuated to the United States in a coma last week after almost 18 months in captivity. South Korea said the women defected on their own, while North Korea claimed they were deceived and abducted to the South. Warmbier's family objected to an autopsy, so the Hamilton County coroner's office conducted only an external examination of his body and is still trying to ... Read More »

Timeline of events before, during Michigan airport stabbing

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Gelios also said that Canadian citizen Amor Ftouhi , 50, originally from Tunisia, had been arrested as a suspect in the attack and was charged with committing a violent act in an global airport. "However, at this time we are taking extra precautions just to be safe". The attack just before 10am (14:00 GMT) at Bishop International Airport prompted an evacuation and extra security elsewhere in the MI city which lies about 100km north-west of Detroit. Read More »