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Chances Of Trump Meeting North Korea's Kim Narrowing - White House

He arrived in OH on June 13 after being held for more than 17 months. The US says it is concerned by North Korea's nuclear and missile tests. He was detained and sentenced to 15 years hard labor. The travel agency said that after Warmbier was arrested in North Korea at the airport, representatives tried to see the University of Virginia student, but their requests were rejected. [Full Article...]

Ohio Coroner Investigating Otto Warmbier's Death

Ohio Coroner Investigating Otto Warmbier's Death Warmbier , a native of OH, was a third-year student at UVA at the time of his detention in North Korea . Deadline reports that Obama's spokesman, Ned Price, released a statement on the president's behalf Tuesday regarding the Otto Warmbier's death . [Full Article...]

Tim Cook: Tech employees are 'nervous' about immigration

Tim Cook: Tech employees are 'nervous' about immigration Other prominent administration participants include General H.R. McMaster, who is the national security advisor; Homeland Security Advisor Tom Bossert; Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget; and three cabinet secretaries: Steven Mnuchin of Treasury, John Kelly of Homeland Security and Wilbur Ross of Commerce. [Full Article...]

Police arrest 18 protesters over motorist shooting verdict

The verdict at the center of the outrage was the clearing of the St Anthony police officer of manslaughter after he shot the 32-year-old Castile during a July 6, 2016 traffic stop. "I didn't want to shoot Mr. Castile ", he testified, "I thought I was going to die". In March 2016, a Hennepin County prosecutor did not file criminal charges against two Minneapolis police officers involved in t... [Full Article...]

Republican wins costly congressional race in Georgia

Republican wins costly congressional race in Georgia Despite Ossoff's fundraising advantage, Handel was boosted by $18.2 million in outside spending, including $6.5 million from the House leadership-aligned Congressional Leadership Fund super-PAC and $6.7 million from the National Republican Congressional Committee, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, a nonpartisan research group. [Full Article...]

Coalition forces shoot down Iran-made drone in Syria

Coalition forces shoot down Iran-made drone in Syria The US has already responded by shooting down an Iranian drone near Tanf today, which is just adding to concerns that this war is about to get a lot bigger, and a lot more complicated, than it already was. Russia's Monday decision to suspend a memorandum of cooperation with the US-led coalition in retaliation after a USA jet shot down a Syrian Army plane has rattled some United States allies, w... [Full Article...]

GOP preparing for Senate health care vote, amid differences

Conservatives believe that in order to do that, Senate Republicans need to repeal numerous Obamacare regulations including community rating, which bars insurers from charging people with pre-existing conditions more for their health care coverage. [Full Article...]

Trump Says Diplomacy With North Korea Hasn't Worked

Trump Says Diplomacy With North Korea Hasn't Worked Physicians at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center , where he died, said last Thursday that Warmbier showed no sign of understanding language or awareness of his surroundings, and had made no "purposeful movements or behaviors", though he was breathing on his own. [Full Article...]

Protesters plan 'Day of Rage' demonstration outside Downing Street

On the eve of the protest, a fourth-floor resident of Grenfell Tower , who was forced to flee the fire, said any violence would "disgrace" the victims. Mr McDonnell, who spoke at an event organised by the same group in 2014, has said he will not be attending the protest. However, London is going through an extremely turbulent period with the various terrorist-incidents, the Grenfell tower fire... [Full Article...]

London mayor demands cancellation of Trump's planned visit to UK

London mayor demands cancellation of Trump's planned visit to UK Khan has publicly opposed the visit since Prime Minister Theresa May announced it earlier this year . Khan received support across the pond too, with his NY counterpart Mayor Bill de Blasio saying: "Mayor Sadiq Khan is doing an extraordinary job ..." All three attackers were shot dead by police. [Full Article...]

Brussels attacker was carrying nail bomb that failed to detonate properly

Brussels attacker was carrying nail bomb that failed to detonate properly The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attacks, which were carried out by the same Brussels-based cell behind the November 2015 suicide bombings and shootings in Paris which left 130 dead. With Islamic State under pressure in Syria - where Belgium has been the most fertile European recruiting ground for foreign Islamist fighters - he said attacks in Europe could increase, althoug... [Full Article...]

Republicans win key U.S. congressional election

But as an increasingly well-educated, diverse suburban district it is the kind of territory that Democrats need to win if they want to gain the 24 seats necessary to reclaim the House in 2018. Handel told USA TODAY last week that voters were "incredibly enthusiastic" in "making sure that our next congressman be someone from this district, someone who has the deep relationships and connection... [Full Article...]

GOP seeking to hold two House seats during special election

Jon Ossoff , Democratic candidate for Georgia's 6th congressional district talks to supporters during a stop at a campaign office in Chamblee, Ga., Monday, June 19, 2017. A former Georgia secretary of state, Handel emphasized throughout the campaign that she has lived in the district for 25 years, unlike Ossoff, who grew up in the district but lives in Atlanta, a few miles south of the 6th Distric... [Full Article...]

100 dead in Central African Republic town, mayor says

100 dead in Central African Republic town, mayor says Around 50 people are thought to have died with many more injured. Witnesses said the fighting erupted early Tuesday between the anti-Balaka militia and rebels from the group known as FPRC who were once part of the Seleka movement. The worldwide community already has pledged $2.2 billion in recovery aid for Central African Republic over the next five years. However, other reactions in the capital... [Full Article...]

Polls Close In Georgia's Closely Watched, Expensive Special Election

There are 23 districts now held by Republicans which Hillary Clinton carried last November, and some of them share similar characteristics to Georgia's 6th District - rapidly growing, diverse district that are well-educated. No matter who comes out victorious, the party of the eventual victor will declare the race to be a bellwether for the 2018 midterm elections . Ossoff lives in Atlanta, ... [Full Article...]

Romanian PM ousted in no-confidence vote

Romanian PM ousted in no-confidence vote Whether it is approved is another matter, however. Romania's prime minister and his government were ousted Wednesday in a no-confidence vote submitted by members of his own party. After fruitless talks with the PSD, the 30 lawmakers from the UDMR party representing Romania's Magyar minority also decided not to vote. The prime minister's internal critics complained that he had failed to make pr... [Full Article...]

Working with China on North Korea 'has not worked out'

Officials have not reached a conclusion about the cause of death. Moon said that while "we can not know for sure that North Korea killed Mr Warmbier ". VOA called Young Pioneer Travel repeatedly at its Xi'an headquarters but reached only its answering machine. The Warmbiers have "had to endure more than any family should have to bear", Portman added. [Full Article...]

US shifts tone in Qatar crisis, seeks Saudi answers

US shifts tone in Qatar crisis, seeks Saudi answers It was just a week and a half ago that President Donald Trump contradicted his own secretary of state while standing in front of him in the Rose Garden, blasting Qatar for sponsoring terrorism and seeming to take credit for the Saudi-led blockade of the small Arab country. [Full Article...]

Richardson saddened by death of freed student

Richardson saddened by death of freed student State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the United States holds North Korea accountable for Warmbier's "unjust imprisonment" and urged Pyongyang to release three other Americans who are detained. President Trump said the results would've "been different" had he been in charge at the time Otto was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea . [Full Article...]

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

Senator: US at risk of military conflict with Russia, Iran in Syria CNN was first to report on the incident. "The coalition does not seek to fight Syrian regime, Russian, or pro-regime forces partnered with them, but will not hesitate to defend coalition or partner forces from any threat", the statement said, adding that "There is a de-confliction mechanism in place with Russian forces to reduce uncertainty in this highly contested space and mitigate the chances... [Full Article...]


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