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South Korea Conducts Missile Test amid Growing Tensions

A 15-member ITF demonstration team, all North Koreans, plans to conduct joint performances with WTF athletes, mostly South Koreans , at the WTF-organized world championships, which is set to open Saturday in the southern South Korean town of Muju . Read More »

Day Two in the Search for Victims Buried in China Landslide

But there was no news of any other survivors being found. "We won't give up as long as there is a slim of chance", the agency quoted an unidentified searcher as saying. "Initial accounts from villagers nearby said there had been rain in the area, but some said it was not very heavy and there was no sign of an impending landslide ", Schmitz reports. Read More »

Supreme Court rejects California gun rights appeal


The first case dealt with a San Diego ordinance that required San Diego gun owners to have a good reason to carry a concealed firearm outside the home. Peruta and four others sued San Diego County in a case backed by a California affiliate of the National Rifle Association gun rights group. San Diego County's sheriff said "good cause" must be more than a desire to carry a weapon for general self-defense purposes. Read More »

Jury in Minnesota Acquits Police Officer in Fatal Shooting


Castile then informs the officer he's carrying a weapon, but before he finishes his sentence, Yanez has his hand on his own gun and is pulling it out of the holster. They contended that Castile was not a threat. Philando Castile's sister, Allysza, cried as she told reporters , "He didn't deserve to die the way he did". Read More »

Korea President: Trump and I Have Common Goal


The South Korean leader is set to hold a first summit meeting with his USA counterpart Donald Trump in Washington next week, with the threat posed by North Korea set to feature high on their agenda. "By relentlessly bringing in a number of strategic nuclear assets to the Korean peninsula, the gravely threatening the peace and safety and driving the situation to the brink of nuclear war", North Korean officials said in a statement in April. Read More »

North Korea dismiss Moon call for united Pyeongchang team

North Korea boycotted the 1988 Olympics in Seoul . Despite Chang's series of comments that threw cold water on Seoul's hopes for reviving ties with Pyongyang through sports , the Moon administration remains behind the idea of a joint Winter Olympics team. Read More »

Brussels man known to police before botched bombing

Authorities also said that no events would be canceled, but warned those planning to attend not to carry backpacks with them. He was shot several times and died at the scene, Van Der Sypt said. Authorities said the attack in a crowded Brussels station could have been far worse if the explosives had fully detonated. "He was talking about the jihadists and all that and then at some point he shouted: " Allahu akbar " and blew up the little suitcase he had next to him". Read More »

French president pushes for further peace talks over Ukraine

Speaking after talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Paris, Macron said: "France is committed to Ukraine's sovereignty with its recognised borders". The president noted that the Russia , France, Ukraine and Germany meeting will take place in late June or early July, while the exact date will be decided in the coming hours. Read More »

Dashcam video of Philando Castile shooting released

After handing Yanez those documents, Castile voluntarily tells the officer that he has a firearm on him. Until Tuesday, the only public video of the incident was a Facebook livestream taken by Reynolds shortly after the shooting , as Castile , a cafeteria worker at a St. Read More »

President Erdogan Rejects Arab Demands, Turkish Troops Stay in Qatar

Iran's president Hassan Rouhani has told the Qatari Emir that the "siege of Qatar is not acceptable for us", according to the office of the presidency's website. Abdullah al-Uzbe, chief editor of the Qatar-based Al-Arab newspaper, for his part, slammed the countries imposing the embargo, saying: "The revocation of some people's citizenship and the deportation of Qatari citizens is a violation of Qatar's sovereignty". Read More »

Audio From Police Shooting of Pregnant Black Woman Has Been Released


After entering her residence, Lyles whipped out a knife, and the two officers shot the pregnant mother to death. Florida Carroll, a relative of the victim, cries into her phone at the scene of a police shooting at the Brettler Family Place Apartments at Magnuson Park, Sunday June 18, 2017 , in Seattle . Read More »

Flags Visitor Falls from Ride

Girl falling from ride at 6 Flags Great Escape and they have NO means to rescue them. Moments later the girl fell, hitting a tree limb on the way down, but her fall was broken primarily by Howard and Winchell. Hansen said even though the park had permission to re-open the ride, park officials kept it closed "out of an abundance of caution". According to the Sherriff's department, everything was in proper working order and all safety equipment was intact and operational at the time of ... Read More »

Tory Deal To Prop Up Theresa May Could Be Signed 'This Week'

Protracted power talks between Theresa May and Arlene Foster are expected to resume at Downing Street with the DUP leader raising prospects that a deal is finally set to be done. - The UK government will work to utilise its networks of embassies and high commissions to promote Northern Ireland as a location for foreign direct investment. Read More »

President Trump talks health care upon arrival in Milwaukee

It will submit a report to the president on initiatives to promote apprenticeships, legislative and administrative reforms that would promote their formation and success, best practices for creating industry-recognized apprenticeship programs, and effective strategies for promoting private sector initiatives in support of apprenticeships. Read More »

More Than 150 Burned Alive in Pakistan as Overturned Oil Truck Explodes

Almost a hundred people were injured as a result of the incident, the government officials told Dawn . It took firefighters more than two hours to extinguish the fire. Pakistan's Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media wing of Pakistan's military, said a total of 51 people with serious burns and in critical condition have been transported by army helicopters to the city of Multan . Read More »

Southern Utah wildfire grows, additional evacuations ordered


Firefighting costs could rise to more than $1 million to fight, said Jason Curry of the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands. A lot of them are, however, left waiting. More than 800 personnel are battling the fire, which started on June 7. The tribe is the latest in the Southwest to impose restrictions as forests around the region have already done so as wildfires burn and hot, dry conditions persist. Read More »

What Russia's bold attempt to influence the 2016 election says a

They also told Obama that the administration should indict those responsible in USA courts. Obama also should have let the voters know about Russia's actions while the campaign was still going on, he said . "I think they were also concerned about not wanting to play into the narrative that Donald Trump was telling, that the election was going to be rigged". Read More »

Three injured in Greensboro shooting

Two others went to the hospital on their own. Shortly after police began their investigation on Phillips Avenue, a second man arrived at Moses Cone Hospital with a gunshot wound. Sunday. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 336-373-1000. He was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries by emergency workers. Read More »

PM invites CEOs to invest in India, invokes surgical strike


Analysts said Monday's meeting at the White House would give Modi the chance to size up a United States leader whose focus has so far been on ties with India's regional rival China. On Prime Minister Modi's wish list are 22 unmanned Guardian drones. "Terrorists have themselves explained it to them". President Trump, Rao said, is a multi-billionaire businessman, who had nothing to do with politics, never been an active politician but has risen with massive popular support to be elected as ... Read More »