• North Korea: Otto Warmbier's death 'is a mystery to us'
North Korea: Otto Warmbier's death 'is a mystery to us'

Trump called the Pyongyang regime a "total disgrace" for imprisoning and abusing Warmbier. North Korea reportedly claimed that he fell ill from botulism sometime after his trial in March 2016 and has been in a coma after taking a sleeping pill.

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  • North Korea denies torturing USA student Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing USA student Otto Warmbier

Otto Warmbier , the American college student who spent 17 months in detention in North Korea, died on June 19, 2017 in Cincinnati, Ohio, his family said in a statement . " China understands that the United States regards North Korea as our top security threat ", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters following meetings with Chinese...

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  • US student jailed by N.Korea laid to rest in Ohio
US student jailed by N.Korea laid to rest in Ohio

Otto Warmbier's funeral was held in Ohio on Thursday with over 2500 people in attendance, including Ohio Senator Rob Portman , who worked to secure Warmbier's release from North Korea. In the regime's hour-long trial of Warmbier, they accused him of planning to trade the poster to Friendship United Methodist Church in Wyoming, Ohio, in exchange...

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  • Megyn Kelly Defends Alex Jones Interview
Megyn Kelly Defends Alex Jones Interview

In addition to parading Pizzagate as fact (which he apologized for considerably too late ), and claiming 9/11 was a false flag operation, Jones has long supported the theory that the Sandy Hook shooting, in which 20 first graders and six educators were fatally shot in December 2012, was staged.

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  • Grenfell Tower fire: London tower blocks evacuated
Grenfell Tower fire: London tower blocks evacuated

The inspection found that the cladding and insulation did not satisfy its independent laboratory testing. They have already seized material from a number of undisclosed organisations. At least 79 people died in the June 14 fire, which engulfed the building so quickly overnight that firefighters were unable to reach numerous victims.

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  • US Offers Condolences to Victims, Families of Terror Attack at Mali Resort
US Offers Condolences to Victims, Families of Terror Attack at Mali Resort

Earlier in the day, Traore said some of the militants' accomplices were still at large. The assailants stormed the hotel on Sunday afternoon, opening fire on guests and battling with French and Malian special forces deployed to try to free those trapped inside.

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  • Afghan soldier killed after wounding seven United States soldiers
Afghan soldier killed after wounding seven United States soldiers

The report says since 2007, insider attacks have killed 157 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation personnel and 557 members of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces. Another nine police and nine civilians were wounded in the attack, said Sardar Wali Tabasim, spokesman for the police chief of Paktia province. The attack took place at ab...

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  • Turkey's Erdogan slams USA over security guards charged in Washington brawl
Turkey's Erdogan slams USA over security guards charged in Washington brawl

Things became messy when the security detail and a few Erdogan supporters attacked the protesters. The incident took place last month during Erdogan's visit to D.C.to meet President Trump. Erdogan said the protesters were members of an outlawed Kurdish militant group and the US police failed to act. Incident comes amid increasingly strained t...

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  • Toilet charity gets Indian village to take on Trump name
Toilet charity gets Indian village to take on Trump name

India , a big buyer of USA arms that was recently named by Washington as a major defence ally, wants to protect its 7,500- km (4,700-mile) coastline as Beijing expands its maritime trade routes and Chinese submarines increasingly lurk in regional waters.

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  • Trump Says His False Threat of
Trump Says His False Threat of "Tapes" Was Designed to Pressure Comey

Adam Schiff , the committee's top Democrat, said in a statement on Thursday that Mr Trump's Twitter comment stopped short of denying that the White House had tapes or recordings, and said the White House must respond in writing. "Well he's very, very good friends with Comey, which is very bothersome", Trump said. "I think in many ways it was ma...

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  • North Korean Taekwondo Officials and Athletes Arrive in South Korea
North Korean Taekwondo Officials and Athletes Arrive in South Korea

The new look for the Korean martial art was unveiled on the eve of the World Taekwondo Championships, which got underway in Muju, South Korea on Saturday (June 24). The soldier expressed his desire to defect when he reached the guard post and was questioned by the South Korean Army officers before being presented to the Ministry of Unification auth...

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  • Democrats' real problem is that Nancy Pelosi is their true face
Democrats' real problem is that Nancy Pelosi is their true face

Said Rice: "The Republican playbook has been very successful". Democrats supportive of Pelosi have long argued that even if she stepped aside, Republicans would demonize any new leader the party elevated. But Trump is likely to keep touting the victories. "That would be very bad for the Republican Party - and please let Cryin' Chuck sta...

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  • North Korea denies torturing detained U.S. student Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing detained U.S. student Otto Warmbier

The girlfriend of Otto Warmbier , the American student who died this week just days after being released from a North Korean prison, paid tribute to him as an adventurous spirit who made her life "all the more handsome and worth living".

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  • Democratic lawmaker: Pelosi is worse than Trump in some areas of
Democratic lawmaker: Pelosi is worse than Trump in some areas of

Democrats also lost a special election in SC on Tuesday, in a race that Republicans were widely expected to win. At that time , Democrats held 233 seats to the Republicans' 202. That did not stop Trump from weighing in on Twitter , urging voters to support Handel before the election and celebrating her victory afterward.

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  • Virginians to determine ballot for governor, among other races
Virginians to determine ballot for governor, among other races

Republican strength has eroded in recent Virginia elections, with Democrats now holding all statewide offices. The general election is expected to be an early referendum on the president and a preview of what the 2018 midterm elections will look like.

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  • Four Republican senators spurn draft GOP health bill
Four Republican senators spurn draft GOP health bill

Democrats need the support of only three Republicans to quash the measure in the Republican-led chamber. American Nurses Association President Pamela Cipriano holds up a list of essential health benefits as she discusses the effects of the proposed Republican healthcare legislation on families at a news conference.

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  • Hundreds face housing chaos as tower blocks evacuated over cladding fears
Hundreds face housing chaos as tower blocks evacuated over cladding fears

The fire at Grenfell Tower has also sent shock waves across the country after it was confirmed that cladding and insulation material used in a multi-million dollar facelift had failed safety tests. The Grenfell Tower fire , she added, "changed everything". London Police say manslaughter charges are among moves being considered over the Grenfel...

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  • Otto Warmbier funeral: Ohio town celebrates life of North Korea detainee
Otto Warmbier funeral: Ohio town celebrates life of North Korea detainee

Warmbier attended the school. McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said that North Korea "murdered" Warmbier and that Americans who are "stupid" enough to travel to the unsafe country despite State Department warnings should sign a waiver clearing the United States of any blame should they get in trouble.

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  • North Korea denies torturing United States detainee Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing United States detainee Otto Warmbier

He died on Monday in a USA hospital. A North Korean newspaper published a commentary today that includes their fears of Trump, even going as far as calling him a "psychopath", the Washington Post reported Thursday. "Our related institutions are treating criminals who committed crimes against (our) republic strictly based on domestic law a...

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  • Australia resumes anti-IS air raids in Syria
Australia resumes anti-IS air raids in Syria

The US' General Joseph Dunford had stated that "we made every effort to warn those individuals not to come any closer and then the commander made a judgment that it was a threat to the forces that we are supporting and took action". These new missiles were considered to be extremely accurate. Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said it had "d...

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  • North Korea: Otto Warmbier's death is a 'mystery'
North Korea: Otto Warmbier's death is a 'mystery'

North Korea has accused the USA of conducting a smear campaign against the regime over Otto Warmbier , the American student who was sent home in a coma after 17 months in prison. Tillerson said Wednesday that China had a "diplomatic responsibility to exert much greater economic and diplomatic pressure on the regime if they want to prevent furth...

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  • US Shoots Down Iranian-Made Drone in Syria That
US Shoots Down Iranian-Made Drone in Syria That "Displayed Hostile Intent"

A second USA official said the use of ballistic missiles may also have been intended as a signal that Iran remains committed to supporting Assad and a reminder that U.S. But if America has made a decision to use its air power to shoot down Syrian planes attacking rebels we support, this could lead to a confrontation with Russian Federation an...

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  • Trump approves $2B sale of drones to India ahead of meeting
Trump approves $2B sale of drones to India ahead of meeting

The drone deal would still require approval by Congress. Trump met Chinese President Xi Jinping in April and has also had face time with the leaders of nations including Japan, Britain and Vietnam since taking office in January, prompting anxiety in New Delhi that India is no longer a priority in Washington .

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  • Mourners Gather For Funeral Of Student Detained In N. Korea
Mourners Gather For Funeral Of Student Detained In N. Korea

Funeral organizers asked supporters to line the 3-mile trek between the school and the cemetery where Warmbier will be laid to rest. Warmbier was detained by the North Korean regime previous year and returned home with extensive brain damage last week.

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  • Hundreds Mark Anniversary of Orlando Shooting
Hundreds Mark Anniversary of Orlando Shooting

Any reference to ISIS or Omar Mateen's motive for staging the attack is left out. "I want people to know we are all humans", said Damiani. "This is just a minute portion of the South Florida clergy that is here today to represent all faith bases", said Rev.

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  • Political Junkie Ken Rudin: GOP Senators Unveil Health Care Plan And More
Political Junkie Ken Rudin: GOP Senators Unveil Health Care Plan And More

McConnell stitched it together behind closed doors, potentially moving President Donald Trump and the GOP toward achieving perhaps their fondest goal - repealing Obama's 2010 statute, his proudest domestic legacy. "It will make families pay more for less care and increase the number of people who are uninsured". While the House proposal woul...

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  • Democrat Anger Is Helping Republicans
Democrat Anger Is Helping Republicans

And although I have made a career out of observing and teaching others about politics, I'm just relieved the race is over. "My leadership is recognized by many around the country". Filemon Vela told CNN. "Usually they go after the most effective leaders because they want to diminish the opportunity that we have", Pelosi said .

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  • The great Muslim civil war -- and us
The great Muslim civil war -- and us

According to CNN , a statement from Russia's Defense Ministry that was posted to RIA said that the missiles were fired from the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea. The strikes targeted Islamic State (IS , formerly ISIS/ISIL) command and control centres, as well as ammunition depots in the Syrian province of Hama and the Defense Ministry stat...

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  • Protests continue in part of
Protests continue in part of "Father's Day for Philando"

Saturday, a few dozen protesters had gathered in front of the Governor's Residence, the site of a almost three-week encampment after Castile's death last summer". And Yanez said he feared for his life. Many will be disappointed, heartbroken and angry over the verdict, she said. Coleman said despite arrests that happened on the interstate, he ...

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  • Comey-Trump tapes? We don't have them say Secret Service
Comey-Trump tapes? We don't have them say Secret Service

Members of Congress, on both sides of the aisle, have backed Mueller as a nonpartisan special counsel. Trump concludes, however, by stating that Mueller is "an honorable man, and hopefully he'll come up with an honorable solution". "But when he found out that there may be tapes out there". Comey also testified that Trump asked him for "loya...

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  • Man shouts 'Allahu Akbar', stabs officer at MI airport
Man shouts 'Allahu Akbar', stabs officer at MI airport

A Canadian who told police he hates the United States is accused of shouting " Allahu Akbar " while stabbing a police officer at a MI airport. Mr. The stabbing at Bishop International Airport, in the city of Flint, comes amid a wave of jihadist-inspired attacks in Europe, most recently a foiled bomb assault at a train station in Belgium.

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  • Election hacking went much deeper than thought
Election hacking went much deeper than thought

FBI Assistant Director of Counterintelligence Bill Priestap testified Wednesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee that Russians also pushed false news reports and propaganda online, using amplifiers to spread their message. As U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday decried allegations of Russian Federation collusion "a big hoax", he sar...

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  • After Grenfell fire, five London towers evacuated over safety fears
After Grenfell fire, five London towers evacuated over safety fears

CEP Architectural Facades said in a statement: "Individually, these materials can be integrated into a safe cladding system but certainly we recommend that in high-rise buildings class 0 rainscreen panels should only be used in conjunction with a non-combustible insulation material such as mineral fibre".

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  • Global refugee summit opens in Uganda
Global refugee summit opens in Uganda

The President was responding to a question from a journalist at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (KKIA) in Lusaka shortly before departure for Kampala in Uganda, where he is going to attend the Uganda Solidarity Summit on Refugees. Grandi also stressed that the summit is an opportunity to encourage Uganda and the world to find innovative resp...

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  • Hotline b/w US, Russia military working despite Moscow's announcement to drop
Hotline b/w US, Russia military working despite Moscow's announcement to drop

Russian Federation and Iran both support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Syria's civil war. The pro-government Syrian media outlets have repeatedly accused the US of not genuinely fighting to eliminate IS in Raqqa , but to push it to withdraw toward Deir al-Zour, so that the pressure will be placed on the Syrian army.

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