• Trump aide Kushner meets Israeli leader Netanyahu
Trump aide Kushner meets Israeli leader Netanyahu

Previous attempts by Obama's administration, to negotiate peace, led by the former Secretary of State John Kerry, proved to be futile. Kushner's connection to Israel , including his family's investments in illegal settlements in occupied territory and personal relationship with the current Israeli prime minister , has caused some Palestini...

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  • Obama to return to campaign trail to stump for Northam
Obama to return to campaign trail to stump for Northam

Obama carried Virginia in 2008 and 2012. The decision shows that Democrats appear helpless without Obama, hoping that he will help them recapture the magic. Researchers say they found a wide gender and racial gap in the first post-primary survey. Northam has tried to nationalize the race by positioning himself as an anti-Trump Democrat.

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  • Korea denies torturing USA student Warmbier
Korea denies torturing USA student Warmbier

Worldwide leaders and politicians have condemned North Korea, with U.S. President Trump calling the incident "a disgrace" and describing the country as "a brutal regime". North Korea released him last week for what it described as humanitarian reasons and he died Monday in a USA hospital. "To make it clear, we are the biggest victim of this i...

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  • Otto Warmbier: Family declines autopsy for USA student held by North Korea
Otto Warmbier: Family declines autopsy for USA student held by North Korea

Given how ardently the USA had sought the cooperation of Chinese President Xi Jinping , Trump upended much of that work in 140 characters, tweeting that Chinese efforts have " not worked out ". True, North Korea is not exactly a popular destination for US tourists. Hundreds of mourners gathered Thursday to celebrate the life of an American col...

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  • Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health plan
Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health plan

I could not agree more with your assessment of the costs - financial and otherwise - to the women caring for their aging parents, and the devastating impact cuts to Medicaid would have on all their lives. government programme for financially weaker section that has been in place for decades. For the next two years, the Senate would also pro...

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  • 76ers are eyeing another first-round pick
76ers are eyeing another first-round pick

If Simmons , a natural facilitator but typically used as a power forward at Louisiana State, runs the point on offense, Fultz can play off the ball, be a secondary ballhandler and defend opposing point guards while Simmons covers whoever defends him.

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  • Ronaldo heads Portugal to win over Russia at Confed Cup
Ronaldo heads Portugal to win over Russia at Confed Cup

Only goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev , who was winning his 100th cap, denied Portugal victory by a greater margin as he made vital saves from Ronaldo and Andre Silva either side of half-time. to advance, it needed to overcome a six-goal gap in differential while beating Egypt and needing Brazil to top Italy, and that's the exact scenario that played ou...

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  • Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care
Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

Four others were also wounded, and the attacker was killed. Previous medical reports indicated that Scalise sustained a single gunshot wound to his left hip and suffered "significant damage" to his internal organs. He was one of five people injured June 14 when a gunman with a high-powered rifle opened fire on Republicans practicing for an annual c...

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  • 'Obamacare Is Dead': Trump 'Very Supportive' of Senate GOP Healthcare Bill
'Obamacare Is Dead': Trump 'Very Supportive' of Senate GOP Healthcare Bill

The so-called individual mandate - aimed at keeping insurance markets solvent by prompting younger, healthier people to buy policies - has always been one of the GOP's favorite targets. However, some S.C. Republicans say the GOP proposals are not bad for SC. NPR's Alison Kodjak begins our coverage . People are removed from a sit-in outside of ...

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  • North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death
North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death

The report did not mention Warmbier's neurological status. Otto Warmbier , a 22-year-old University of Virginia student who was sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years in prison with hard labor in North Korea, died this week, days after returning to the United States.

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  • Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7m euros in Spanish tax fraud case
Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7m euros in Spanish tax fraud case

A statement released on his behalf said he "has not received any notification". Before making his way to the Confederations Cup, he reportedly instructed agent Jorge Mendes to find him a new team because Real failed to back him after being accused of evading of £12.9m in tax between 2011 and 2014.

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  • Otto Warmbier's Death 'Unimaginable' For Former North Korea Detainee
Otto Warmbier's Death 'Unimaginable' For Former North Korea Detainee

President Donald Trump , Moon said "strong" sanctions should be imposed if North Korea tests an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) or conducts a sixth nuclear test. Spy satellites have detected what appear to be modifications around a tunnel entrance to an underground test area at North Korea's nuclear test site, CNN reported on Wednesd...

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  • US Air Force F-15 Shoots Down Iranian Drone
US Air Force F-15 Shoots Down Iranian Drone

Russia , a key ally of the Syrian regime, accused the US-led coalition of "complicity with terrorism" after the drone was downed in southern Syria . The shoot down comes two days after the USA announced it shot down a Syrian regime fighter jet on Sunday after it dropped bombs near US -backed Syrian Kurdish forces advancing on ISIS's stronghold o...

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  • Darren Osburbne arrested on suspicion of carrying out Finsbury Park attack
Darren Osburbne arrested on suspicion of carrying out Finsbury Park attack

Osborne, 47, is accused of hiring an £80-a-day van from his hometown of Cardiff and driving to Finsbury Park in north London . He was arrested, initially for attempted murder and later on terror grounds, police said on Monday. "The thing that got me was that he was so calm". Police confirmed one person has been arrested, with United Kingdom me...

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  • UK PM, DUP talks 'not going as expected'
UK PM, DUP talks 'not going as expected'

However, sources inside DUP cautioned not to take the deal for granted, noting that the talks had not proceeded in the way the party expected. But opposition parties have said it is a way of avoiding the government being voted down in a Queen's Speech next year when talks in Brussels get tough ahead of Britain's expected European Union exit i...

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  • Raging forest fires kill 62 in Portugal
Raging forest fires kill 62 in Portugal

As I approached signposts on secondary roads, they offered their own testament to the extent of the disaster: Many had been melted by the heat. The government has declared three days of mourning. "Those are places I've visited in the past, and to see the images of the roads covered by fire with all those cars, it's really awful", said Silva, who ...

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  • WH says Trump has 'no intention' of firing Mueller, despite criticism
WH says Trump has 'no intention' of firing Mueller, despite criticism

Lawmakers investigating allegations of Russian interference in the U.S. election had asked the White House for any such recordings. He stated that he did not make any record of the conversations with #James Comey, former Federal Bureau of Investigation director.

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  • Life Beyond Earth? NASA Kepler Mission Catalog Of Potentially Habitable Exoplanets Expanded
Life Beyond Earth? NASA Kepler Mission Catalog Of Potentially Habitable Exoplanets Expanded

Of those, 50 have now been flagged as potentially habitable because they are similar in size to Earth and 30 have been verified, NASA announced from its Ames Research Center in California. It's been looking for other planets that may be out there, and today, NASA has published a new mission catalog that names more than 200 new planet candidat...

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  • Health Bill Includes Opioid Funding, but May Not Satisfy Some GOP Senators
Health Bill Includes Opioid Funding, but May Not Satisfy Some GOP Senators

If the Senate passes its bill, the House will either have to vote on the Senate version of the legislation or the two chambers will have to reconcile their differences in a conference committee. Several senators leaving the meeting said they would need to review the 142-page legislation before answering questions on the policy details, and severa...

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  • Philippines: IS funded siege through Malaysian militant
Philippines: IS funded siege through Malaysian militant

This stance was declared during a meeting in Manila that included Philippine Foreign Minister Alan Peter Cayetano and his Indonesian and Malaysian counterparts in the presence of a number of senior military officials. The battle for Marawi has so far claimed over 300 lives in the worst bloodshed seen in Mindanao where a homegrown Muslim insurgenc...

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  • Trump says Comey-Mueller friendship 'bothersome'
Trump says Comey-Mueller friendship 'bothersome'

Trump appeared to leave the door open to removing Mueller in a new Fox News interview that aired earlier Friday. Donald Trump denies he has tapes of talks with James Comey . After the report, Trump tweeted that Comey had "better hope that there are no tapes" before he "starts leaking to the press". " Robert Mueller is an honorable m...

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  • North Korea denies torturing detained United States student Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing detained United States student Otto Warmbier

People we spoke with say it was a day of mixed emotions-sadness over Warmbier's death, but celebration for the 22 years he spent on this earth. Otto Warmbier was returned by North Korea to the United States last week, more than a year after he had been sentenced to 15 years' hard labour.

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy downgraded to tropical depression after landfall
Tropical Storm Cindy downgraded to tropical depression after landfall

The 10 a.m. coordinates from the National Hurricane Center - Tropical Depression Cindy is located about 165 miles northwest of Lake Charles. Baldwin County Sheriff's Capt. In the Lakeway Area, National Weather Service meteorologist Jeremy Buckles said the absence of high severe thunderstorm threats should not lull residents into a false sense o...

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  • The Next Step on North Korea
The Next Step on North Korea

After he returned to OH, doctors determined he had suffered a "severe neurological injury" of unknown cause. Tillerson said Trump would make a state visit to China later this year, and Mattis said both sides had agreed to expand military-to-military ties.

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  • Brexit talks get underway, fears of tight deadline for process
Brexit talks get underway, fears of tight deadline for process

Led by Germany, Brussels had insisted from the beginning that Britain's decision a year ago to leave Europe clearly meant it was leaving Europe, with all the attendant privileges. The worry for Britain is that the European Union will be able to tough it out a bit more than it could have done a year ago. "Not for dreams and uncertainty #Brexit".

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  • North Korea Is Invading South With Spy Drones, but They Keep Crashing
North Korea Is Invading South With Spy Drones, but They Keep Crashing

Pyongyang compared former United States president Barack Obama to a monkey after he supported the 2014 cinematic release of "The Interview ", a Hollywood comedy mocking the North Korean leadership. Relations between the USA and North Korea have rapidly deteriorated over the past months, due to the latter's unwillingness to discontinue nuclear ...

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  • Flash Flood Warning issued in Logan County
Flash Flood Warning issued in Logan County

Widespread showers and Thunderstorms are moving through parts of the area Friday and some could produce up to 2 inches of rain. "You can just feel it in the air". In Baldwin Borough, Allegheny County, Schuette Road was closed between Streets Road Road and Willett Road for repairs to retaining walls collapsed by earlier flooding.

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  • Funeral for US college student who died after North Korean detention
Funeral for US college student who died after North Korean detention

Austin said that it was "hard following in Otto's footsteps". Warmbier's father Fred earlier told reporters that his son was lured to North Korea, as other U.S. Rob Portman of OH told reporters outside the memorial. He could not speak or move voluntarily, and his doctors said he suffered extensive brain damage.

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  • Mourners remember US student held prisoner by North Korea
Mourners remember US student held prisoner by North Korea

The comments published by the agency were North Korea's first reaction to Otto Warmbier's death in a US hospital Monday after it released him for what it called humanitarian reasons . "The fact that Warmbier died suddenly in less than a week just after his return to the USA in his normal state of health indicators is a mystery to us as wel...

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  • Philippine marines killed in clash with Islamic State affiliates
Philippine marines killed in clash with Islamic State affiliates

Abella urged the public to honor the "heroes and civilians and pray for them and the families they left behind". The cooperation between the longtime allies is significant because President Rodrigo Duterte , who came to power a year ago, has taken a hostile stance toward Washington and has vowed to eject U.S.

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy could deliver 'drenching showers' to Upstate NY
Tropical Storm Cindy could deliver 'drenching showers' to Upstate NY

As of 7 a.m. CDT, Cindy is centered about 40 miles (64 kilometers) northwest of Lake Charles, Louisiana, and is moving north near 12 mph (19 kph). The Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect from High Island, Texas to Morgan City, Louisiana, according to the National Hurricane Center .

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  • London terror attack suspect named
London terror attack suspect named

He was arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism including murder and attempted murder. The incident had "all the hallmarks" of a terrorist attack , Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu, a senior counter-terrorism officer from the Metropolitan Police, told reporters.

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  • China calls for early resumption of talks on Korean Peninsula
China calls for early resumption of talks on Korean Peninsula

Fang Fenghui , chief of the Joint Staff Department of the People's Liberation Army . Mattis Committed to U.S. On Wednesday, the USA president took the formal step of extending for another year a national emergency with respect to North Korea that was first decreed in 2008 under then-US president George W.

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  • Financial deal between Tories and DUP must be made public - McDonnell
Financial deal between Tories and DUP must be made public - McDonnell

Solicitors for Ciaran McClean, a mental health worker and Green Party candidate in the general election, this week served a letter before action on the government. Talks between the two parties, who are largely aligned on domestic issues and Brexit, have dragged on for almost two weeks, fuelling deep political uncertainty as Britain begins talks on...

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  • USA pushing China to rein in companies that deal with NKorea
USA pushing China to rein in companies that deal with NKorea

He finished by calling for Congress to wake up to the nature of North Korea's government. Tillerson said "efforts continue" towards securing the release of three more American citizens that are still being "illegally detained" by Kim Jong-Un's regime in Pyongyang .

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