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Finding solution to Korea crisis everyone's responsibility: China

Any punitive measures by Beijing against companies allegedly supporting North Korea would be carefully calibrated - to push Pyongyang to stop its nuclear tests but avoid being seen as giving in to USA pressure, analysts say. Last week, what initially seemed a gesture of goodwill by Pyongyang - the release of a detained United States tourist - turned sour when it was revealed that 22-year-old Ott... [Full Article...]

N. Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death

N. Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death In an interview with Good Morning America on Friday, former National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman suggested he helped secure Otto Warmbier's release from detention in North Korea. South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in an interview with CBS earlier this week that it was clear North Korea bears a heavy responsibility for Warmbier's death. [Full Article...]

South Korea finance minister vows to cooperate with USA on North Korea

South Korea finance minister vows to cooperate with USA on North Korea The United States, meanwhile, is ramping up capabilities to defend against the threat from North Korea , staging its first-ever successful test to intercept an incoming ICBM-type missile in May. News of the test came one day after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged China, Pyongyang's sole ally, to put more pressure on the North to rein in its atomic weapons and ballistic missile programs. [Full Article...]

North Korea Declares Itself 'Biggest Victim' In Otto Warmbier's Death

By the time the North Koreans shipped him home, his brain was so damaged he would never recover, and he died within days. "The family chose, rightfully so, not to share that information while he was in captivity... 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 ... [Full Article...]

Brussels Bomb Suspect Identified as Moroccan from Molenbeek Previously 'Known to Police'

Brussels Bomb Suspect Identified as Moroccan from Molenbeek Previously 'Known to Police' The criminal case is initiated as "an attempt of terrorism murder", Van der Sypt noted, adding that a counterterrorism investigator was carrying out the probe. Eric Van der Sypt said Tuesday that the man sought to explode a bomb on Monday but it failed to fully detonate. "The bang was very loud, it was like a very big firework that just went up in front of my nose", he said. [Full Article...]

Is Trump's Bluff About Comey Tapes A Crime?

The #united states president Donald Trump , said "time will tell", when asked about his opinion on the future of Robert Mueller , the special council in charge of the probe into Russian interference in the USA election campaign. "There's been no collusion, no obstruction and virtually everybody agrees to that", Trump told Fox, adding that Mueller "is an honorable man and hopefully he'll come u... [Full Article...]

'Bothersome' that Mueller is 'very good friends' with Comey

Trump also said that some of the staffers that Mueller has hired for his investigation "are all Hillary Clinton supporters". "And if you look further back, before he heard about that, I think maybe he wasn't admitting that so, you'll have to do a little investigative reporting to determine that". [Full Article...]

Nancy Pelosi not the real problem for Democrats: Carly Fiorina

Sen". " Nancy Pelosi was a great speaker", Rep. Kathleen Rice , D-N.Y., said on MSNBC. Representative Kathleen Rice from NY claimed that she's been approached by an increasing number of members of the Democratic caucus, telling her that the party needs to move forward with new leadership and without Pelosi. [Full Article...]

Trump's 'true friend' PM Modi arrives in Washington

Trump's 'true friend' PM Modi arrives in Washington Modi responded to the tweet thanking Trump for the personal welcome. India does not have a formal alliance with the USA, but defense ties have intensified in recent years with joint drills between the two militaries and defense sales. The four lawmakers are - Senator Orrin Hatch, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance and Senator Ron Wyden, Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee,... [Full Article...]

Senate health-care bill faces serious resistance from GOP moderates

Sen. Johnson is among a small group of Republican senators who announced their opposition to the bill after it was made public Thursday. McConnell has said multiple times that he will press for a vote before the Senate leaves town for the Fourth of July recess, and it looks as though he has a lot of bargaining to do in the meantime. [Full Article...]

South Korea finance minister vows to cooperate with U.S. on North Korea

South Korea finance minister vows to cooperate with U.S. on North Korea The military said the missile, a Hyunmoo-2 with a range of up to 800 kilometers (nearly 500 miles), hit its target accurately. The latest in a series of engine and missile tests this year, could be for the smallest stage of an ICBM rocket engine, the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity. [Full Article...]

GOP should work with Democrats to fix Obamacare

GOP should work with Democrats to fix Obamacare The Affordable Care Act , more commonly known as Obamacare, is nothing more than an attempt toward a socialist, government-controlled health care system. In addition to causing 23 million people to lose their healthcare, on May 24, after Congress passed the AHCA, the Congressional Budget Office issued its cost estimate and analysis of the AHCA and indicated it would reduce federal matching aid to... [Full Article...]

Police officer lynched, Mehbooba calls it 'murder of trust

The officer had allowed his guards to go home. He said the police have resolved not to spare the people behind the act. Witnesses said the lynching occurred outside the main mosque in Srinagar during the celebrations of Laylat al Qadr, the holiest night of the year for Muslims. [Full Article...]

Michigan Officials Charged With Manslaughter for Flint Water Crisis

All of the new charges relate to a Legionnaires' outbreak and the death of a single man - 85-year-old Robert Skidmore, one of at least a dozen fatalities tied to the outbreak. Involuntary manslaughter - it's the most serious criminal charge yet filed related to the Flint water crisis . A protester calling for clean water in Flint , Michigan. [Full Article...]

China landslide leaves 100 missing in Sichuan

China landslide leaves 100 missing in Sichuan An official leading the rescue efforts told state broadcast China Central Television that it was the worst landslide to hit the area since the Wenchuan natural disaster. Most residents are of the Qiang ethnic minority. Xinmo is known locally for tourism, but it is unclear whether any visitors might have been caught up in the landslide. [Full Article...]

Hopes fading in China for 118 still missing day after landslide

Hopes fading in China for 118 still missing day after landslide Chinese military police and rescue workers at the site of a landslide in in Xinmo village, Sichuan province on Saturday. County authorities were quoted as saying that six bodies had been recovered by late Saturday. One person was shot at a QT gas station in Greenville County Saturday morning, according to the Greenville County Sheriff's Office. The landslide unleashed huge rocks and mounds of ... [Full Article...]

Mehbooba calls police officer's killing 'murder of trust'

The irate mob then caught hold of him and stripped him naked before stoning him to death, the sources said. "Media is misrepresenting the facts". I reached the mosque at 12:15 am while the incident had happened before that. "This is a shameful incident". "He was murdered by the same people whose protection he was ensuring". The leaders in their statements in Srinagar said that on one hand,... [Full Article...]

Passport application fees cut for those under 8 yrs, over 60

Passport application fees cut for those under 8 yrs, over 60 Swaraj announced these changes in a speech at an event to mark 50 years of the Passport Act, 1967. Please enter your email. She joined Minister for Communications Manoj Sinha to release a commemorative postage stamp. After studying passport rules, she realised that some norms were "unnecessary, obsolete or impractical". She also added that she had received several complaints about difficulties... [Full Article...]

Qatar Airways eyes stake in American Airlines

Qatar Airways has notified American Airlines that it wants to buy about a 10 percent stake in the USA carrier, which confirmed the move Thursday in a securities filing . They claim that the two Middle Eastern governments have provided more than $40 billion in subsidies to their airlines, including Qatar Airways , allowing them to essentially dump capacity in the United States market. [Full Article...]

Extreme heat forces flight cancellations in southwestern US

Extreme heat forces flight cancellations in southwestern US Delta was forced to cancel three flights because of weather conditions at Sky Harbor: two on Bombardier CRJs and one on another regional jet , the Embraer 175. Hot air is less dense than cold air, and the hotter the temperature, the more speed a plane needs to lift off. In Las Vegas, which also has seen its share of record-shattering heat, National Weather Service staffers got creative - an... [Full Article...]


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