• Gillespie, Northam Win GOP and Democratic Primaries in Virginia Governor's Race
Gillespie, Northam Win GOP and Democratic Primaries in Virginia Governor's Race

Gillespie secured 43 percent of the vote, with Stewart claiming 42 percent and Wagner getting 13 percent. As of June 1, Gillespie had $2.4 million in cash on hand and he faced significantly less competition from Stewart and Wagner, who were behind in public polling and had raised much less money.

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  • Rodman begins sightseeing on NKorea trip he hopes opens door
Rodman begins sightseeing on NKorea trip he hopes opens door

The 22-year-old's return marks an end to the ordeal that his family has been through, not knowing what had happened to Warmbier since he was sentenced to 15 years in prison with hard labor in March last year. Rodman was a cast member on two seasons of Trump's " Celebrity Apprentice ". Yun was under orders, which the official said came directly fr...

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  • Bangladesh run to last four is reward for years of toil
Bangladesh run to last four is reward for years of toil

You have to lay it out in front of them that this is what we did wrong, including me, and we need to take it on the chin and accept it and prove it. That is the key against India . Although Bangladesh have managed to put together an ODI outfit which can not be taken lightly, the fact remains that the media and the players themselves have not yet...

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  • Firefighters battling massive blaze in London high-rise
Firefighters battling massive blaze in London high-rise

At least two people have been injured and flats at the 27-storey Grenfell Tower are being evacuated. The group has raised concerns about testing and maintenance of firefighting equipment and blocked emergency access to the site. "The potential for a fire to break out in the communal area on the walkway does not bear thinking about as residents woul...

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  • UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan: lawmaker
UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan: lawmaker

British Prime Minister Theresa May took the blame for the Conservatives' disastrous performance in last week's election as she faced her party's angry MPs on Monday, seeking to ward off any challenge to her leadership. They hope to force May to make concessions on immigration, the customs union and the single market, the newspaper reported ye...

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  • In UK Early Election Ends With Hung Parliament
In UK Early Election Ends With Hung Parliament

Left-wing politician and 2016 Democratic presidential primary contender Bernie Sanders is praising the large gains Britain's Labour Party made in the United Kingdom elections under the leadership of socialist Jeremy Corbyn . So don't expect negotiations to go Britain's way. Under EU law, once departure has been announced, it must be completed ...

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  • Labour hails gains from SNP as 'final nail in independence coffin'
Labour hails gains from SNP as 'final nail in independence coffin'

The Conservatives accused the SNP of burying its head "in the sand" after a minister refused to categorically rule out a second independence referendum . Mr Kelly said the party's seven Scottish MPs would "play an active role in Jeremy Corbyn's team" adding "at the forefront of that there needs to be a lead person speaking for Scotland in the ...

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  • Tories preparing to 'prune' manifesto after failing to win majority
Tories preparing to 'prune' manifesto after failing to win majority

The meeting came shortly after it was revealed that the State Opening of Parliament could be delayed beyond its scheduled date of June 19 by ongoing negotiations with the DUP to prop up her minority administration. "The Prime Minister is focused on getting the right deal with Brexit and I give her my full support", said Ms Davidson. However eur...

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  • US college student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio
US college student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio

Warmbier arrived in OH after be. In February 2016, Warmbier appeared on North Korean state-run TV offering an apology. Rodman said the issue of several Americans currently detained by North Korea is "not my goal right now", suggesting he was not involved with the release of Warmbier, a University of Virginia student from suburban Cincinn...

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  • Trump's attorney general Sessions faces Russian Federation grilling
Trump's attorney general Sessions faces Russian Federation grilling

Trump could recommend to the Justice Department that the special counsel be fired. Appearing before the senate appropriations sub-committee in Washington on Tuesday, Mr Rosenstein said that Mr Mueller would be given the independence needed to do his job.

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  • Assassin's Creed Origins Leaks Ahead Of Ubisoft's E3 2017 Media Event
Assassin's Creed Origins Leaks Ahead Of Ubisoft's E3 2017 Media Event

The game takes place during the reign of Cleopatra around 49 BCE. That was before a Reddit user got his/her hands on the latest Game Informer . It will be fantastic to see Assassin's Creed provide their signature immersive spin on this culture, though it could prove to be tricky territory, since historical debates still rage today as to what t...

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  • Come From Away wins Tony
Come From Away wins Tony

The play, in which Israelis and Palestinian negotiators struggle to hammer out a peace deal, received rave reviews for turning a complicated history into a fast, entertaining three hours. Still, Spacey's brilliance shined throughout the entire show and he proved once again what a talented actor he is. Not only was it extremely longer than most awar...

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  • Sessions says he is willing to testify before Senate Intel Committee Tuesday
Sessions says he is willing to testify before Senate Intel Committee Tuesday

Former FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence last week that Sessions was silent when Comey told him about his concerns about meeting with Trump alone. Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said Sessions requested that the committee hearing be public. Mr Sessions di...

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  • North Korea Threatens to Nuke NYC in Response to Trump's Tweets
North Korea Threatens to Nuke NYC in Response to Trump's Tweets

Last month, Lieutenant General Vincent Stewart, the US Defence Intelligence Agency chief, said it was "inevitable" that a nuclear weapon launched from North Korea would hit the US mainland . The regime has also threatened attacks on South Korea and Japan, where tens of thousands of US troops are stationed. Unification Minister nominee Cho Myou...

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  • AG Jeff Sessions set for Senate questions on Russia
AG Jeff Sessions set for Senate questions on Russia

Sessions originally said that he disaffiliated himself simply because he was an adviser to Trump during the campaign, but doubt was cast on that explanation when Comey testified last week and said he had thought Sessions would recuse himself earlier than he did for "problematic" reasons that needed to be discussed in a closed session.

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  • Suspected N.Korea drone photographed US missile defence site
Suspected N.Korea drone photographed US missile defence site

It could see the halt in implementation of the THAAD deployment as an acquiescence, and thereby invite even more pressure on Seoul on each occasion that China is dissatisfied with new South Korean defense measures toward North Korea .

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  • What James Comey's gripping Senate hearing told us about Donald Trump
What James Comey's gripping Senate hearing told us about Donald Trump

He branded the president a liar and said Trump urged him to abandon the investigation into the former national security adviser Michael Flynn , an allegation Trump has denied . Trump fired Comey in May, saying "this Russian Federation thing" was on his mind when he made a decision to dismiss the head of the nation's top law enforcement agency w...

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  • North Korea Frees Jailed US College Student
North Korea Frees Jailed US College Student

He told reporters at Beijing airport on Tuesday that he believes President Donald Trump is happy with his visit "to accomplish something we both need". A foreign ministry official who spoke to the AP in Pyongyang confirmed Rodman was expected to arrive Tuesday but could not provide details. Rodman is undertaking the trip as a private citizen,...

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  • North Korea Releases US Citizen Otto Warmbier After 17 Months of Imprisonment
North Korea Releases US Citizen Otto Warmbier After 17 Months of Imprisonment

Fred and Cindy Warmbier also said they were told by North Korean officials Mr Warmbier had contracted botulism , a rare illness causing paralysis, after his trial. and worldwide sanctions . US officials continue to question the North Korean version of events surrounding Warmbier's treatment in the country and his release.

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  • South Korean President Moon Proposes 2030 World Cup In Region
South Korean President Moon Proposes 2030 World Cup In Region

Military intelligence retrieved from the drone's data storage show at least ten detailed images of U.S. THAAD ( Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ) systems that are installed in Seongju golf course near Seoul . How will this affect USA deployment in the Korean peninsula? A North Korean soldier crossed the military demarcation line (MDL...

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  • North Korea Releases US Student, Tillerson Says
North Korea Releases US Student, Tillerson Says

They said: "We want the world to know how we and our son have been brutalised and terrorised by the pariah regime" in North Korea. "We're going to have to move to work with others to begin to deny North Korea basic needs like crude oil supplies, petroleum fuel supplies, things that are fairly or at least easier.to monitor whether we're getting co...

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  • Cyclone Mora: Bad weather to linger today
Cyclone Mora: Bad weather to linger today

Bangladesh upgraded danger signal to 10 for two maritime ports on Monday evening after Mora developed into a severe cyclonic storm. Rohingya refugees fleeing persecution in neighboring Myanmar were the hardest hit by the storm, Julie reports.

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  • Trump on Comey: He's a leaker
Trump on Comey: He's a leaker

Furthermore, he said , "Mr Comey has now finally confirmed publicly what he repeatedly told the President privately: The President was not under investigation as part of any probe into Russian interference". When perceived closeness became a potential liability, Trump took to saying, "I don't know Putin". One of Trump's favorite targets in...

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  • Jeff Sessions denies secret pre-election Russia meetings
Jeff Sessions denies secret pre-election Russia meetings

Asked by Joe Manchin, the Democratic senator from West Virginia, whether a list of Trump campaign advisors were in direct contact with Russian officials, Session said "I have no information" or " I don't recall " to each name-except for Carter Page, a campaign advisor who in May of this year admitted to the Senate committee that he had meeting...

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  • Landslides due to heavy rainfall bury 43 in Bangladesh
Landslides due to heavy rainfall bury 43 in Bangladesh

British High Commissioner Alison Blake tweeted: "Condolences to the families for the precious lives lost in the landslides in Chittagong districts". Weather official Bazlur Rashid said Rangamati recorded 343 millimetres (13.5 inches) of rain on Monday.

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  • Jeff Sessions denies 'scurrilous and false allegations' before US Senate committee
Jeff Sessions denies 'scurrilous and false allegations' before US Senate committee

Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified Tuesday that he never told former FBI Director James Comey there were any issues with how the bureau was run before Comey was sacked. When Senator Kamala Harris , D-CA, asked if the Department's policies were contained in a written document, Sessions said, "I believe so". Mr Comey suggested th...

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  • Sessions to testify on contact with Russians
Sessions to testify on contact with Russians

Senate committee last week . The Trump administration has argued that the president has the authority to issue executive orders related to national security. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., Sessions said that he had been scheduled to discuss the Justice Department budget before House and Senate committees but it had become clear some members would fo...

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  • 'We are not winning' in Afghanistan, Pentagon chief tells Congress
'We are not winning' in Afghanistan, Pentagon chief tells Congress

Such an authorisation was granted to Mattis by Trump. "We want a strategy, and I don't think that's a hell of a lot to ask", McCain told Mattis. US Secretary of Defense James Mattis said that Russian Federation and China are challenging the United States' military dominance with technological advances in sea, land and air weapons systems.

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  • Otto Warmbier's release from North Korea: A timeline
Otto Warmbier's release from North Korea: A timeline

PotCoin , a cryptocurrency that is sponsoring Rodman's trip, didn't give an explicit reason for its sponsorship of Rodman's North Korea visit, but the cryptocurrency has seen its value go on the rise since it started seeing some publicity thanks to the stunt.

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  • Rodman's N. Korea trip off to uncharacteristic low-key start
Rodman's N. Korea trip off to uncharacteristic low-key start

North Korea regularly accuses Washington and Seoul of sending spies to overthrow its government to enable the USA -backed South Korean government to take control of the Korean Peninsula. (AP Photo/John Minchillo). A pair hugs and cries outside the plane carrying Otto Warmbier, a 22-year-old University of Virginia undergraduate student who was imp...

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  • SC to resume hearing about hurdles faced by Panama JIT today
SC to resume hearing about hurdles faced by Panama JIT today

Prime Minister Sharif has been asked to appear before the JIT on Thursday. The panel is investigating allegations of financial irregularities or fraud against almost his entire family. The JIT was set up by the Supreme Court last month to investigate the Sharif family about its properties in London. The summons also instructed the Prime Minis...

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  • President Attacks James Comey, Democrats And Mainstream Media — Trump Twitter Comments
President Attacks James Comey, Democrats And Mainstream Media — Trump Twitter Comments

The father of former FBI Director James Comey says his son laughs when the subject of leaking is brought up. After questions about Russian aggression, the European Union, and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, the conversation turned to James Comey's Senate testimony.

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  • No plan to sack Russia probe head Mueller
No plan to sack Russia probe head Mueller

Yet it's a line of thinking that is making its way to the president's ears. Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller, said on Tuesday: "As long as I'm in this position, he's not going to be fired without good cause". "Senator, I'm not going to follow any order unless I believe those are lawful and appropriate orders", Rosenstein said. Brian Schatz, ...

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  • PM Modi invites Spanish firms to invest in India
PM Modi invites Spanish firms to invest in India

On his part, Rajoy said that bilateral ties would deepen following Modi's visit to Spain. "India is in favour of making its relations with Spain "even more productive", he said when addressing the media at La Moncloa, the official residence of Prime Minister of Spain".

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  • Qatar asks United Nations body to resolve Gulf airspace row
Qatar asks United Nations body to resolve Gulf airspace row

The minister said Qatar "still had no clue" why Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic and transport ties a week ago. Akbar Al Baker told CNNMoney's Emerging Markets Editor John Defterios that the decision by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other states to severe diplomatic and transport links...

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