• Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over US student who died
Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over US student who died

Yun learned about Warmbier's condition in a meeting a week before the release from the North Korean ambassador at the U.N.in NY. "It's a total disgrace what happened to Otto", Trump told reporters in the White House , where he was meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Proshenko.

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  • The death of Otto Warmbier escalates North Korea situation
The death of Otto Warmbier escalates North Korea situation

Otto Warmbier , 22, suffered severe brain damage in North Korea and died on Monday following 18 months of captivity in North Korea after he was sentenced to hard labor for stealing a political poster from a hotel. In a White House meeting with visiting Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko, Trump criticized the way Warmbier's case was handled ...

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  • Trump calls for stricter limits on welfare for immigrants
Trump calls for stricter limits on welfare for immigrants

US President Donald Trump has vowed he will eventually get funding for his proposed wall on the Mexican border, saying he is considering a barrier clad with solar panels that would "create energy and pay for itself". A few hours before the rally started, a couple hundred progressive protesters gathered outside the arena, including several dozen o...

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  • National Aboriginal Day to take place in Brandon
National Aboriginal Day to take place in Brandon

The prime minister's annual statement on National Aboriginal Day came with a surprise this year. Hundreds gathered at Regina's Victoria Park Wednesday to celebrate indigenous culture and history for National Aboriginal Day. "I definitely see a link - there's the respect for one another, the care for the land, the environment": Dr Umber Rind. ...

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  • US Shoots Down Armed Drone Over Southern Syria
US Shoots Down Armed Drone Over Southern Syria

The U.S. military said it shot down an Iranian-made, armed drone in southern Syria on Tuesday, marking the third time this month that that the U.S. has downed aircraft affiliated with Syrian President Bashar Assad's government. Russian Federation said it was cutting the " deconfliction line", a key communication channel between Moscow and Was...

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  • Israel demands PNA condemnation on slaying of policewoman
Israel demands PNA condemnation on slaying of policewoman

In the other attack, the third Palestinian fatally stabbed an Israeli woman working as a border police officer . Female officer Hadas Malka , a 23-year-old staff sergeant major, was taken to hospital in critical condition and later died of her wounds.

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  • Saudi king ousts nephew; names son heir to throne
Saudi king ousts nephew; names son heir to throne

Young Saudis eager for change see the new crown prince as a modernizer and celebrated the surprise announcement on social media. "Behind the resumption of the allowances, appointments were made to very sensitive posts, aimed at accelerating the royal succession process and facilitating Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Muhammed bin ...

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  • Trump rips appeals court and media in morning tweetstorm
Trump rips appeals court and media in morning tweetstorm

Chin says this ruling , along with previous ones blocking a travel ban , shows there are checks and balances to keep the president from doing whatever he wants. On Monday morning, the lynchpin of Donald Trump's presidential agenda, his travel ban , suffered another ignominious defeat at the hands of the judicial branch.

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  • Top Macron ally Bayrou quits French government
Top Macron ally Bayrou quits French government

Ms. Goulard resigned on Tuesday, pending an investigation that she used European Union funds to pay MoDem party functionaries; she described her resignation as an "act of good will". He's also facing an investigation for alleged conflict of interest related to his past business practices. He denies doing anything illegal, but acknowledges some ...

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  • UK Tory govt still working on supply deal
UK Tory govt still working on supply deal

Coveney's performance impressed many observers. He said: "I will do my utmost to support the parties in reaching an agreement which ensures the integrity of the Good Friday Agreement is fully protected, that all of its institutions function effectively and fairly and that previous agreements are honourably implemented".

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  • Talks to support May's Conservatives making progress, DUP says
Talks to support May's Conservatives making progress, DUP says

British Prime Minister Theresa May's talks on staying in power with the support of the Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) are not going as expected, Sky news quoted unidentified sources in the DUP as saying. The 91-year-old monarch carried on with her royal duties at the ceremonial opening of the new Parliament despite the...

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  • European Union 'door remains open' to United Kingdom, says French president
European Union 'door remains open' to United Kingdom, says French president

The campaign includes exploring the possibility of legal penalties against tech companies if they fail to take the necessary action to remove unacceptable content, May said. They exchanged warm greetings on the steps of the Palace, before later attending an England-France worldwide friendly at the Stade de France, with a minute's silence to commemo...

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  • Trump traveling to Iowa for campaign-style rally
Trump traveling to Iowa for campaign-style rally

After bashing Hillary Clinton's ties to Wall Street during his presidential campaign, Trump praised his own economic adviser, Gary Cohn, who was the president of Goldman Sachs. Buoyed by Republican victories in special congressional elections in Georgia and SC on Tuesday, Trump blasted his opponents as "unbelievably nasty" and said cable news a...

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  • Canadair plane being used to battle Portugal wildfires reportedly crashes
Canadair plane being used to battle Portugal wildfires reportedly crashes

More than 1,000 firefighters and nine water-dropping aircraft have been battling the blaze in Pedrogao Grande. The Canadair plane is said to have come down in Pedrogao Grande, where dozens were killed on Saturday. A fire chief reopened the debate over Portugal's deadly forest blaze Wednesday, arguing it had a criminal origin, as hundreds of fir...

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  • Theresa May pledges 'humility and resolve' ahead of Queen's Speech programme
Theresa May pledges 'humility and resolve' ahead of Queen's Speech programme

John McDonnell, chief finance spokesman for the main opposition Labour Party, said May's minority government had "no right to govern". The bill will allow Parliament to make a series of amendments to European Union rules and regulations paving the way for Parliament to eventually repeal or amend unwanted European Union laws after Brexit.

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  • Pentagon chief blasts North Korea over death of USA student
Pentagon chief blasts North Korea over death of USA student

Other well-known North Korea tour operators, including Koryo Tours, founded by British expatriates in Beijing , and Uri Tours, with offices in New Jersey and Shanghai, said this week that they were "reviewing" their policies for American citizens ahead of a possible travel ban that has been mooted by U.S.

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  • Democratic Losses in Special Elections
Democratic Losses in Special Elections

If anti-Trump sentiment is going to work in Democrats' favor, they should have seen a better result in Georgia . Some defenders online seem to think Trump Jr. "We are spending way too much time talking about Donald Trump and we're being overwhelmed with our own anger toward him", Rep. Tim Ryan of OH told reporters.

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  • Russian Federation hacks: 21 states targeted in U.S. election cyber attacks, says US
Russian Federation hacks: 21 states targeted in U.S. election cyber attacks, says US

The extent of interference by Russian hackers, and whether they or others could interfere in future elections, has been the source of speculation and media reports for months. Samuel Liles, acting director of cyberdivision at the Department of Homeland Security , told the Senate committee he "absolutely" expects Russian Federation will "continue...

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  • Qatar willing to listen to Gulf concerns: Kuwait
Qatar willing to listen to Gulf concerns: Kuwait

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt cut links with Qatar last Monday. A Qatari businessman has taken the aerial route to tackle the supply shortage of fresh milk after several gulf nations severed ties with his country.

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  • Tillerson and Mattis to hold joint news conference after talks with China
Tillerson and Mattis to hold joint news conference after talks with China

There is growing outrage over the death of Otto Warmbier . At the talks in Washington , Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis were hosting Chinese foreign policy chief Yang Jiechi and Gen. Trump's statement, delivered in an nearly cavalier tweet on Tuesday , was an extraordinary admission of failure in his ...

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  • North Korea warns South against 'following psychopath Trump'
North Korea warns South against 'following psychopath Trump'

An Ohio coroner will not perform an autopsy on the U.S. student who died after being held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months and will perform an external examination of the body at the family's request. The United States and its allies would like to see an oil embargo and bans on the North Korean airline and guest workers among other mov...

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  • French gov't resigns, is reappointed
French gov't resigns, is reappointed

It's a largely symbolic move required after legislative elections. "We are the only force of resistance to the dilution of France , of its social model and its identity", Le Pen said , claiming the mainstream opposition parties were but "satellites" of the Macron power structure.

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  • Are Americans Allowed In North Korea? Otto Warmbier's Death Sparks Policy Talks
Are Americans Allowed In North Korea? Otto Warmbier's Death Sparks Policy Talks

Calling North Korea the "top security threat" to the United States, Mr Tillerson said China has a "diplomatic responsibility to exert much greater economic and diplomatic pressure on the regime if they want to prevent further escalation in the region".

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy weakens; child dies from log in surf
Tropical Storm Cindy weakens; child dies from log in surf

The temporary suspension of regulations only applies to drivers providing "direct assistance" to restore services such as power, sewer, water and telecommunications, or bringing supplies such as feed, food and fuel to the affected areas, according to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration spokesperson Duane DeBruyne.

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  • Classmates honor student who died after N. Korea detention
Classmates honor student who died after N. Korea detention

On Tuesday Trump tweeted "while I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi & China to help with North Korea , it has not worked out". Fowle added: 'I don't know if they poisoned Otto, I would doubt it. Defense Secretary James Mattis said Wednesday that the recent death of Otto Warmbier , the 22-year-old college student who was held ...

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  • Trump orders more cash, industry guidance, for apprenticeships
Trump orders more cash, industry guidance, for apprenticeships

The wide-ranging executive order is created to expand apprenticeships and promote effective workforce development programs while identifying ones that do not work in order to better utilize taxpayer resources. "It really gave me a jump start to get into a field that I had no prior experience in", said Haban, who now coordinates apprentice programs ...

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  • President Donald Trump deflects questions about possible tapes of James Comey meeting
President Donald Trump deflects questions about possible tapes of James Comey meeting

Mr Comey's testimony added fuel to critics' accusations that Mr Trump's actions around the Russian Federation probe might have amounted to obstruction of justice. Trump: Over a very short period of time . "...and WOW, Comey is a leaker!" "Middle East, a big problem", Trump said. Verification of Comey's claims are seen as an important next ...

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  • President Trump to reverse parts of Obama's Cuba policy
President Trump to reverse parts of Obama's Cuba policy

But that apparently won't include the fees US airlines and cruise ships have to pay Cuba. President Trump will announce increased restrictions toward Cuba on Friday after a almost five month review of USA policy toward the island nation, delivering on a campaign promise he made to crack down on the communist regime.

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  • London High-Fire: Flood of Donations for Survivors Overwhelms Nonprofits
London High-Fire: Flood of Donations for Survivors Overwhelms Nonprofits

On Monday, the singer did it again. High Peak Borough Council has reassured housing tenant residents after the Grenfell Tower fire in London which has killed 79 people . The singers included Rita Ora, Robbie Williams , Liam Payne and Jessie J . Theories include an exploding refrigerator, bad wiring and flammable building materials, accord...

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  • Defence lifts Syria air strike suspension
Defence lifts Syria air strike suspension

Lavrov said that the hotline has been efficient in the past, noting that "it's quite crowded both on the ground and in the air". "I'll leave it to the Russians to state their level of participation". The official was not authorized to be quoted by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. The border town has been a flashpoint of conflict betw...

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  • Russian Federation wants U.S. explanation for downing jet
Russian Federation wants U.S. explanation for downing jet

The threats come as Iranian politicians and military leaders amp up their rhetoric against the Trump administration following a series of strikes in Syria on Iranian-backed forces bolstering embattled President Bashar al-Assad. "Do people really think that all of the military pushback to Iran in Syria these last few weeks just happened randomly wit...

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  • USA and China agree to cooperate to halt North Korea nuclear threat
USA and China agree to cooperate to halt North Korea nuclear threat

Those talks rarely produced significant results. This year's meeting separates out the security aspects. Tillerson's remarks followed a meeting at the State Department with Mattis, Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi and General Fang Fenghui , chief of the People's Liberation Army's Joint Staff Department.

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  • Brexit Negotiators Launch Talks Amid Hard Outlook
Brexit Negotiators Launch Talks Amid Hard Outlook

Mr Barnier and Mr Davis will reconvene for a second round of talks in the week commencing July 17. Stay informed: Sign up to our free weekly e-newsletter Subscribe to access all our online articles and receive our printed monthly newspaper The Connexion at your home.

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  • At least 19 die in Somalia hotel attack
At least 19 die in Somalia hotel attack

The group said they killed more than 30 people and wounded more than 40 others. The gunmen cut off electricity to complicate security forces' efforts to end the siege, according to officials. This and snipers have made it hard for the security forces to head inside, ' said Hussein. It has vowed to step up attacks after the newly elected governm...

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  • Australia says to resume air strikes in Syria after Russian Federation threat
Australia says to resume air strikes in Syria after Russian Federation threat

The incident - the first of its kind since the USA started fighting ISIS in Syria in 2014 - prompted Russian Federation to issue a threat to coalition aircraft flying west of the River Euphrates that they "will be considered air targets".

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