• Trump Says Otto Warmbier Should Have Been Brought Home Sooner
Trump Says Otto Warmbier Should Have Been Brought Home Sooner

More importantly, this is only one speculative interpretation of what Trump's tweet meant. U.S. President Donald Trump offered condolences to the Warmbier family on Monday and denounced "the brutality of the North Korean regime as we mourn its latest victim".

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  • Sarfraz named ICC Champions Trophy Team skipper
Sarfraz named ICC Champions Trophy Team skipper

But as Twitter has a tradition to troll everyone, people started trolling her for being diplomatic. Relations between India and Pakistan remain tense, particularly in the disputed Kashmir region where a series of high profile incidents have heightened tensions in recent months.

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  • Jose Mourinho accused of $3.7m tax fraud in Spain
Jose Mourinho accused of $3.7m tax fraud in Spain

Perez said Madrid were not looking to replace Navas or deputy Kiko Casilla. The accusations against Ronaldo have caused speculation in Portugal and Spain that he is considering leaving the country to play elsewhere. The Manchester United manager, however, has not yet commented on the allegations. Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano , among o...

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  • Otto Warmbier's Roommate In North Korea Describes Day Of Arrest
Otto Warmbier's Roommate In North Korea Describes Day Of Arrest

Three Americans remain imprisoned in North Korea and the State Department spokeswoman called for them to be released. The family thanked the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for treating him but said , "Unfortunately, the terrible torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome w...

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  • McConnell says GOP getting ready for Senate health care vote
McConnell says GOP getting ready for Senate health care vote

So I think you're going to wind up with what you had in the House bill-about 20 percent of the public's going to think it's a good idea. But underscoring the uncertainty he faces, senators from both ends of his party's spectrum were grumbling about the bill's expected contents and the clandestine way it's being crafted.

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  • No need to cancel Trump's visit to UK - British Foreign Secretary
No need to cancel Trump's visit to UK - British Foreign Secretary

This is not the first time Khan, the first Muslim mayor of a major Western capital city, has called for Trump's state visit to be banned. The mayor's statement comes after Trump posted multiple tweets criticizing Khan. It's being touted that he was referring specifically to "a visible increase in police activity on the streets of London in the ...

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  • Trump likely to reveal this week whether secret tapes exist
Trump likely to reveal this week whether secret tapes exist

Mark Warner, who are conducting a third, Senate investigation into Russian election meddling, which has featured blockbuster testimonies in recent weeks from fired FBI Director James Comey , Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and others.

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  • Otto Warmbier death: Public invited to Thursday funeral
Otto Warmbier death: Public invited to Thursday funeral

China-based Koryo Tours, which has been going to North Korea since 1993 and takes about 2,000 tourists there a year, said the tragedy had prompted it to reconsider taking USA citizens to the North. "You can tell from the outpouring of emotion from the communities that he touched - Wyoming, Ohio and the University of Virginia to name just two - th...

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  • Van ploughs into Muslims in London
Van ploughs into Muslims in London

Both Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn were at the scene of Monday. The latest attack comes at a tumultuous time for the government with Britain starting complex divorce talks with the European Union and May negotiating with a small Northern Irish party to stay in power after losing her parliamentary majority in a snap election that backfired.

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  • US State Department presses North Korea to release detained Americans
US State Department presses North Korea to release detained Americans

Calling Warmbier's North Korean death "a total disgrace", Trump noted that Warmbier "should have been brought home a long time ago". It says his family objected to an autopsy. "I don't know what kind of sanctions they are going to impose on us, but we are not afraid". Warmbier was traveling to China when he signed up for a five-day North Korea tr...

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  • Qatar Airways CEO sticks to fleet, route growth despite rift (BA)
Qatar Airways CEO sticks to fleet, route growth despite rift (BA)

With Mr. Trump squarely on their side, Saudi Arabia and its allies have done little to resolve the dispute, with the Saudi foreign minister, Adel al-Jubeir, promising on Friday in London to "soon" release a list of "grievances" involving Qatar, which hosts an American base that is crucial in the fight against the Islamic State.

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  • Sopore encounter: Two militants killed by security forces, combing operation underway
Sopore encounter: Two militants killed by security forces, combing operation underway

There were no casualties reported on the Indian side. On Tuesday afternoon, Jammu and Kashmir police officials received four hand grenades and two magazines from Srinagar's Baba Demb area after which investigation is underway. Meanwhile, terrorists hurled grenades on the 180 battalion of a CRPF camp at Tral in south Kashmir's Pulwama district...

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  • Tropical Storm Bret forms east of Windward Islands
Tropical Storm Bret forms east of Windward Islands

A Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect from High Island, Texas, to the mouth of the Pearl River between Louisiana and Mississippi. Already some flooding from outlying rain bands was reported on Alabama's Dauphin Island and flood control locks and gates were being closed along Louisiana's bayou-marbled coast as Cindy hovered almost stationary...

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  • Republican Handel wins Georgia House seat in key contest
Republican Handel wins Georgia House seat in key contest

As the most expensive House race in in USA history goes into voters' hands, President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to weigh in on the closely-watched election. They also tarred Ossoff as a carpetbagger who lives outside the district, though he grew up in the district and plans to move back from his home near the district when his fiance fi...

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  • McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to North Korea
McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to North Korea

Trump has hardened his rhetoric against North Korea following the death of Otto Warmbier , a University of Virginia student who died on Monday in the United States after returning from captivity in North Korea in a coma. The family declined an autopsy. Mr Warmbier grew up in the Cincinnati suburb of Wyoming. The Hamilton County Coroner is invest...

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  • Irish border problem dominates first day of Brexit talks
Irish border problem dominates first day of Brexit talks

The EU and United Kingdom negotiators agreed to have one week of negotiations every month, while using the time in between to work on proposals and exchange them. May sent a notification letter to the European Union in late March, triggering a two-year countdown to Britain's withdrawal of the bloc after more than 44 years of membership.

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  • Trump calls Warmbier's death a 'total disgrace'; public service set
Trump calls Warmbier's death a 'total disgrace'; public service set

The Washington Post reports that the Senate has been resistant to imposing such restrictions but might do so in the aftermath of Warmbier's death. He and others freed from North Korea have said they were coached and coerced into giving confessions. Relatives have said US envoys told them that North Korean officials said Warmbier contracted ...

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  • Trump said to plan announcement on Comey tapes
Trump said to plan announcement on Comey tapes

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer defends Donald Trump's tweets, saying they can be regarded as "official statements by the president of the US". Spicer's anticipated move away from the briefing-room podium, confirmed by a senior White House official, comes amid weeks of Trump's frustration with his communications team, and after the Wh...

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  • Here is how Bollywood reacted to Pakistan's victory in Champions Trophy
Here is how Bollywood reacted to Pakistan's victory in Champions Trophy

They remain imperfect - Azhar Ali's drop off Virat Kohli at slip could, on another day, have cost Pakistan more than the one ball the India captain subsequently lasted - but you only had to witness the cascade of high-fives and back-slaps that followed a simple if spectacular flying stop by the teenager Shadab Khan at backward point to recognise a ...

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  • Belgian police: incident at Brussels train station 'under control'
Belgian police: incident at Brussels train station 'under control'

Pictures from the scene show a fire had broken out inside the station building. Nicolas Van Herreweghen, who works for Belgium's national rail company, said the male suspect was very agitated, yelling about jihadists and then " Allahu akbar ", meaning "God is great" in Arabic, before blowing something up on a baggage cart.

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  • Scalise critical but improving, will require additional operations: Hospital
Scalise critical but improving, will require additional operations: Hospital

President Donald Trump suggested Thursday, June 15th that Rep. Steve Scalise is in worse condition than many initially realized. Scalise "continues to show signs of improvement", MedStar Washington Hospital Center said in a statement Saturday evening.

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  • US Repositioning Aircraft Over Syria Amid Growing Russia Tensions
US Repositioning Aircraft Over Syria Amid Growing Russia Tensions

For the first time in two years, Syrian troops reached the border with Iraq , establishing a link with Iraqi forces that were advancing on their side, and outflanking USA troops and allied rebels in Tanf, near the border with Jordan. As tensions between the USA and Iran escalate in Syria , concern is growing in Israel that the Tehran regime is ...

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  • US State Department presses N. Korea to release detained Americans
US State Department presses N. Korea to release detained Americans

Wambier's parents did not cite a specific cause of death, but cited "awful, torturous mistreatment" by North Korea . He was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for trying to steal an item bearing a propaganda slogan from his hotel in Pyongyang, the nation's state media said .

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  • Georgia Voters Head to Polls in Special Election
Georgia Voters Head to Polls in Special Election

Handel is not only a Trump supporter, but also a staunch anti-LGBTQ extremist who opposes marriage equality and the right for same-sex couples to adopt. On the final night before voting, though, he played to the base. Georgia's race, by contrast, is locked up in the polls - and Democrats see it as a critical pickup opportunity after having ...

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  • Trump calls Otto Warmbier's death a 'disgrace,' suggests blame lies with Obama
Trump calls Otto Warmbier's death a 'disgrace,' suggests blame lies with Obama

Otto Warmbier became a subject of global discourse when he was arrested while on a tour of North Korea in January 2016. He spent a year and a half in North Korea . "When Otto was first taken, we were advised by the past administration to take a low profile while they worked to obtain his release". Otto Warmbier was shipped back to the U.S.

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  • White House: Pressure Will Continue On North Korea
White House: Pressure Will Continue On North Korea

Tillerson says he extends his condolences to the family of Warmbier and offers his prayers as Warmbier's parents "enter a time of grief no parent should ever know". South Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korea must bear "heavy responsibility" for the death of a 22-year-old US college student it detained for almost a year and a half.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo to appear in court over tax evasion on July 31
Cristiano Ronaldo to appear in court over tax evasion on July 31

However, Sky Sports are this morning claiming that United have serious reservations about re-signing the 32-year-old. Another player linked with a move away from Madrid is James Rodriguez after a frustrating stop-start campaign. Prosecutors claim that the Portuguese manager - who took over at Manchester United past year - failed to decl...

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  • Moscow accuses US-led coalition of terror 'complicity' over downed Syria drone
Moscow accuses US-led coalition of terror 'complicity' over downed Syria drone

OIR described the area as an "established combat outpost". "I can tell you it was an Iranian-made drone", Davis said , declining to speculate on who specifically was operating it. In response to the downing of the Syrian plane, Russian Federation warned that it would target any American and coalition planes that flew west of the Euphrates River.

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  • Trump contradicts his own account of Comey firing
Trump contradicts his own account of Comey firing

Donald Trump has reportedly been yelling at TV sets in the White House as he becomes "increasingly angry" about an investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the United States presidential election. Trump conceded in an interview after the episode that he was thinking about the Russian Federation controversy when he made that decision. "The ...

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  • US jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria
US jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria

A United States aircraft on Tuesday shot down an armed pro-Syrian regime Unmanned Aerial Vehicle advancing on Coalition forces in Southern Syria, according to a US-led coalition statement . This month, an American warplane almost shot down a Syrian SU-22 that appeared to be maneuvering to drop bombs on American-backed Syrian fighters, but th...

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  • Pakistan says 2 officials have gone missing in Afghanistan
Pakistan says 2 officials have gone missing in Afghanistan

Pakistan says two officials from its consulate in Afghanistan have gone missing while returning to their home country. According to a statement by the foreign ministry, the matter has been raised with the relevant Afghan authorities for their safety and recovery at the earliest.

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  • EU, UK agree on priorities, timetable for Brexit talks
EU, UK agree on priorities, timetable for Brexit talks

SMMT Chief Executive Mike Hawes said, "Our biggest fear is that, in two years' time, we fall off a cliff edge - no deal, outside the single market and customs union and trading on inferior WTO terms ". The vote came as a profound shock to Brussels against a backdrop of rising anti-EU sentiment, with many - including now U.S. President Donald Trump...

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  • Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide — United Nations refugee agency
Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide — United Nations refugee agency

Besides Syria and South Sudan , Monday's report also pointed to large-scale displacement in Afghanistan , Iraq and Sudan. The ranking does not include the 5.3 million registered Palestinian refugees. Australian individuals and former refugee communities have made the largest donation to date to support refugees. Turkey hosts the most refug...

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  • Senator: US at risk of military conflict with Russia, Iran in Syria
Senator: US at risk of military conflict with Russia, Iran in Syria

The downing of the warplane - the first time in the six-year conflict that the US has shot down a Syrian jet - came amid another first: Iran fired several ballistic missiles Sunday night at IS positions in eastern Syria in what it said was a message to archrival Saudi Arabia and the United States.

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  • Russian Federation threatens to target U.S. warplanes over Syria
Russian Federation threatens to target U.S. warplanes over Syria

The coalition statement said the location was close to where another "pro-regime" drone - which intelligence sources had also identified as Iranian - was shot down on June 8 after dropping bombs near coalition forces. The United States is supporting some rebel groups that is opposed to President Assad, as well as fighters seeking to drive the...

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