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Dennis Rodman says 'trying to open a door' in North Korea

In March 2016, North Korea's highest court sentenced Warmbier to 15 years in prison with hard labour for subversion as he tearfully confessed that he had tried to steal a propaganda banner. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is believed to be a big basketball fan and has struck up a friendship with Rodman. His entourage included Joseph Terwilliger, a professor who has accompanied Rodman on pr... [Full Article...]

North Korea Returns Captive American College Student in a Coma

His parents told The Post that he was medically evacuated to an American military base in Sapporo, Japan. Warmbier has said he arrived in North Korea on December 29, 2015, and was arrested January 2, 2016, as he prepared to fly out of Pyongyang's global airport. [Full Article...]

UK's May cracks joke about election disaster

UK's May cracks joke about election disaster May's botched election gamble, which saw her lose her parliamentary majority, left her so weakened that supporters of closer ties with the European Union publicly demanded she take a more consensual and business friendly approach to Brexit . [Full Article...]

'N. Korean drone took pictures of anti-missile system'

'N. Korean drone took pictures of anti-missile system' The soldier, who has not been publicly identified, approached a South Korean border guard post and expressed a wish to defect, the ministry said in a statement . The North Korean drones recovered in South Korea were probably procured through front companies in China, with parts manufactured in China, the Czech Republic, Japan and the United States, it added. [Full Article...]

Still Scratching Head Over Trump's 'covfefe' Tweet? White House Has An Explanation!

Still Scratching Head Over Trump's 'covfefe' Tweet? White House Has An Explanation! Trump even joined in (after deleting the original tweet). Flip through the slides above to see the memes. The tweet became one of the Predent's most popular posts on the site before it was taken down hours later and replaced with "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ". [Full Article...]

In UK Early Election Ends With Hung Parliament

May called the vote three years early in the hope of scoring a sweeping win to strengthen her hand in the challenging Brexit talks, which are due to start in nine days' time. That's what people voted for last June. SNP leader and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said it had been a disappointing night for her party, which lost seats to the Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats. [Full Article...]

Cyclone Mora - All you need to know about weather forecast

Cyclone Mora - All you need to know about weather forecast The cyclone weakened in Bangladesh by late morning as it moved inland towards India where authorities have warned of heavy rain in the northeastern states of Tripura, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh. But there are fears for the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who are living in flimsy shanty homes after fleeing violence or persecution in neighbouring Myanmar. [Full Article...]

US, NK officials ahead of student's release

US, NK officials ahead of student's release Otto Warmbier , a University of Virginia undergraduate student, was just released from North Korea after being detained there for more than a year. "North Korea's despicable actions in detaining and holding Otto were unacceptable and must be condemned", said Senator Sherrod Brown, Democrat of OH, who added that he had closely followed Mr. [Full Article...]

Jessica Chastain calls out 'disturbing' representation of women

Jessica Chastain calls out 'disturbing' representation of women Chinese art film director Li Ruijun was also present at the renowned worldwide film festival, after his film "Walking Past the Future" ("Lu Guo Wei Lai") was chosen as an official selection for the " Un Certain Regard " category. In the drama, she played a German woman whose son and Turkish husband are killed in a bomb attack. Kruger said: "We don't make films for awards". Spanish filmmaker ... [Full Article...]

Treat it as big opportunity rather than big match: Bangla coach

The event was captured on camera and later the photographs were shared on the official Facebook page of the Indian Cricket team . The ICC will make a decision on whether there will be walk-up sales when the final return figure is known. Khanna has confirmed that Anil Kumble would be the head of coach of the Indian team till the West Indies tour. Bangladesh and India have done numerous battles... [Full Article...]

I didn't plot with Russia, Jeff Sessions tells US Senate

In a fiery Senate intelligence committee hearing, Sessions raised his voice in indignation as he rejected claims that he had colluded with Russian officials during the 2016 election as an " appalling and detestable lie ". During this week's hearing, Sessions repeatedly explained his repeated non-disclosures by citing what he called a long-standing Department of Justice policy. [Full Article...]

Suspected N.Korea drone photographed United States missile defence site

Suspected N.Korea drone photographed United States missile defence site The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ( THAAD ) anti-missile system, which is created to intercept and destroy ballistic missiles, is being deployed in Seongju in order to protect South Korea from Pyongyang's growing threats. Mattis called North Korea the "most urgent and risky threat" to peace and security, and said its continued pursuit of nuclear weapons and the means to deliver them ... [Full Article...]

Toll rises to 125 in Bangladesh landslides

Rangamati Police Chief Sayeed Tarikul Hassan told Xinhua that rescue operation is still underway. A fresh landslide today in Cox's Bazar has claimed 2 more lives. Around 300,000 Rohingya, a mainly Muslim stateless ethnic minority, are living in camps in southeastern Bangladesh after fleeing persecution in Myanmar. [Full Article...]

'Sorry' Theresa May promises to reflect on changes after election setback

Prior to the elections, May's Conservative party held 330 seats; it was rather challenging for May and her party to pass major legislation with such a narrow majority. The results show the Conservatives with 318 parliamentary seats and Labour with 261, with other smaller parties gathering a combined total of 70. But in one of the most sensational nights in British electoral history, a res... [Full Article...]

In Senate hearing, Jeff heatedly denies improper Russia contacts

In Senate hearing, Jeff heatedly denies improper Russia contacts Sessions , in opening remarks before the Senate Intelligence Committee investigating Russian interference in the election to help President Donald Trump win, said he made a decision to remove himself from oversight of the criminal investigation of the Russian interference because of rules at the Justice Department prohibiting his involvement because he was a key campaign adviser to Trump. [Full Article...]

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

Discussions are going well with the government and we hope soon to be able to bring this work to a successful conclusion. Instead, she has left Britain's position in disarray, days before the divorce negotiations are due to start on June 19. [Full Article...]

North Korea releases USA student held for 17 months

Mr Tillerson said he would not comment on Mr Warmbier's condition, but added that United States officials are continuing "to have discussions" with North Korea about the release of three other jailed American citizens. After the Swedish diplomats met with the detained Americans, the North Koreans urgently asked to have a meeting with the U.S.in NY. June 13: Warmbier is evacuated from N... [Full Article...]

Sessions Will 'Cooperate' With Senate, 'Share What He Knows'

Sessions Will 'Cooperate' With Senate, 'Share What He Knows' Sen. On Comey's accusations that Trump pressed him to drop the FBI investigation of his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn , Bharara said "no one knows right now whether there is a provable case of obstruction" of justice. [Full Article...]

DUP head arrives for talks with United Kingdom leader May

Cameron, gambling that Britons wouldn't want to sever their network of ties with the continent, had promised the Brexit referendum during a 2015 election campaign that gave Conservatives a surprise Parliamentary majority. Mrs May looked shaken at her own constituency count in Maidenhead. Asked about Major's intervention at a press conference in Paris with French President Emmanuel Macron ... [Full Article...]

Trump gives Pentagon authority to set troop levels in Afghanistan

Trump gives Pentagon authority to set troop levels in Afghanistan Gen. John Nicholson , the commander of USA forces in Afghanistan, told lawmakers in February that he needed a surge of a "few thousand" troops to break an impasse in the US -led mission. "However, if we look more broadly at the protection of the country but in no way does that relief me of the need to deliver that strategy to you, sir", Mattis said . [Full Article...]


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