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Coroner still probing death of US student held by N. Korea

A statement from the family on Monday said: "It is our sad duty to report that our son, Otto Warmbier, has completed his journey home". That Trump took time to acknowledge Warmbier's passing with a statement at all is somewhat unusual for a president who has used other tragedies - like the recent London Bridge attack - to further his own agenda and lob insults at fellow politicians in a time o... [Full Article...]

Spicer seeks more strategic role at White House

Spicer told reporters Tuesday 'it's no secret we've had a couple vacancies, ' including Dubke's job , as he disclosed the White House had been 'seeking input from individuals as far as ideas that they have'. "The president owes him this much for all he's done for him". Asked about reports from 16 U.S. intelligence agencies that determined the Russians indeed meddled in the United States electi... [Full Article...]

Tropical system targets Gulf Coast, system slightly strengthens

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect from High Island, TX, to the mouth of Pearl River. National Hurricane Center forecasters said regardless of formation, the system could produce rain totals up to 8 inches, with some isolated areas seeing as much as 10 inches. [Full Article...]

Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD) Issues Q2 Earnings Guidance

The remaining volume is spot price based, which is presently lower compared with the previous quarter. Analysts are projecting Olympic Steel, Inc. Over the past twelve months, Steel Dynamics, Inc . The company was maintained on Friday, October 28 by Imperial Capital. Steel stocks are in focus today, after Longbow Research weighed in bullishly on the sector. [Full Article...]

Otto Warmbier's death draws outcry over North Korea rights violations

Frankly, if he were brought home sooner, I think the result would have been a lot different. "We hold North Korea accountable for Otto Warmbier's unjust imprisonment, and demand the release of three other Americans who have been illegally detained", U.S. [Full Article...]

What did Trump change about the Cuba policy?

Trump said at the Manuel Artime Theater, named for a former supporter of Fidel Castro who became a leader of Brigade 2506, the land forces that spearheaded the United States-led Bay of Pigs invasion in 1961. For Cubans, the shift risks stifling a nascent middle class that has started to rise as Americans have flocked to the island on airlines, patronizing thousands of private bed-and-breakfasts... [Full Article...]

Hitman Episode 1 Is Free For Everyone Today

Hitman Episode 1 Is Free For Everyone Today The first episode will be free to download from 5pm BST today, or if you're in other European countries 6pm CEST. If you're not familiar with Hitman , the first proper level tasks you with assassinating a couple of targets at a Paris fashion show. [Full Article...]

NASA releases Kepler Survey Catalog to find hundreds of new alien worlds

Another 219 candidate exoplanets , ten of which are similar in size to Earth and are at a distance from their star, which could have life-friendly conditions (liquid water and appropriate temperature), revealed the space telescope Kepler, as announced by NASA . [Full Article...]

Twitch makes exclusive two-year streaming deal with Blizzard

Twitch makes exclusive two-year streaming deal with Blizzard Twitch will be the only third-party service to stream Blizzard's biggest esport competitions. Blizzard is getting more exposure, Twitch will be attracting tons of new viewers by appealing to the Blizzard faithful, and (most importantly) Twitch Prime members are going to get lots of free loot . [Full Article...]

Times of Israel: Iran Missile Strike Missed Target

Times of Israel: Iran Missile Strike Missed Target For all the talk this morning about the Iranian ballistic missile strike on an ISIS target in Syria , the real story is that 6 out of the 7 missiles that Iran fired failed to actually hit their intended target. Iran has described the attackers as being "long affiliated with the Wahhabi", an ultraconservative form of Sunni Islam practiced in Saudi Arabia. The U.S. [Full Article...]

London terror attack suspect named by media

London terror attack suspect named by media I was angry at what I saw as victim blaming in their immediate coverage (the mention that an Islamist had preached in the area three years ago). While those who target the Muslim community should suffer heavy penalty, we must also step up efforts to educate those who are taking out their anger on people who only want to live in peace alongside the rest of society, until they realise that indiscrim... [Full Article...]

Gulf Coast Flooding Concerns From "Potential" Tropical Cyclone #3

Gulf Coast Flooding Concerns From Tropical storms, while less severe than hurricanes, still bring sustained winds of 39 to 73 miles per hour. This is considered "Potential Tropical Storm Three". The first tropical storm of the year was Arlene, the second - Tropical Storm Bret and now the third (potentially Tropical Storm Cindy ). A Tropical Storm Watch is issued when tropical storm conditions are possible in the watch area, g... [Full Article...]

Instagram Stories Pass Snapchat in Daily Users

Instagram Stories Pass Snapchat in Daily Users She added that around one third of users interacting with Stories are businesses. Since Instagram announced in October that 100 million people viewed Stories daily , it has added 50 million new daily viewers every three months. "We think Stories is also another format that not only consumers but advertisers use", she said. (Twitter's Periscope started off this way, but eventually began enabling... [Full Article...]

Think Wind Turbines and Solar Panels Are Fads? Think Again

Think Wind Turbines and Solar Panels Are Fads? Think Again Under the 2015 Paris deal, more than 190 countries pledged to curb greenhouse gas emissions to keep planet-warming well below 2 degrees to stave off the worst effects of climate change. Coal India, which accounts for over 80 per cent of the India's coal production, produced an average of 1.42 tonnes of coal per day in June past year. [Full Article...]

USA student in coma dies days after release from North Korea

The college student was sentenced to 15 years in prison with hard labour in 2016 after he admitted trying to steal a propaganda sign from the staff-only area of a hotel he was staying at. "This pattern of brain injury is usually seen as result of cardiopulmonary arrest where blood supply to (the) brain is inadequate for a period of time, resulting in the death of brain tissue". [Full Article...]

Australia suspends air strikes in Syria after US downing of Syrian jet

Australia suspends air strikes in Syria after US downing of Syrian jet The tensions between Russian Federation and the United States escalated to a whole new level over the downing of a Syrian jet by USA led coalition forces as increased the risks of a direct confrontation between the two nuclear superpowers. [Full Article...]

Tom Chi! Tom Brady practices martial arts in China

Tom Chi! Tom Brady practices martial arts in China The future Hall of Famer is now in China on a trip for Under Armour to promote his sleepwear, according to the Boston Globe . "My dream is to play a game here in China", Brady said . "[The Patriots] had an opportunity, I think, 10 years ago, and my team was going to play here, and unfortunately it didn't work out". Patriots quarterback Tom Brady spent his Father's Day in a weird spot, ha... [Full Article...]

Amazon's Whole Foods deal set to quicken grocery evolution

The $20 gadget has massive potential, especially in light of Amazon's upcoming acquisition of Whole Foods Market for an agreed price of $13.7 billion in cash. "It would be insane to change them", Wilke said. In the meantime, other retailers are getting into the delivery game by teaming up with startups. [Full Article...]

Special counsel investigating business dealings of Jared Kushner

But as the investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation grows-expanding to include an inquiry into Trump for potential obstruction of justice-Kushner is being dragged from his position as a silent power behind the throne, into the clamorous, white-hot center of the White House scandal. [Full Article...]

Fresh-Faced Germans Made to Sweat in 3-2 Win Over Australia

On the back of his breakthrough season with RB Leipzig, striker Timo Werner expects a fiery start in Sochi . Germany came into this game as the favourites to win but they received a tough fight from Australia as the Socceroos fought tooth and nail to best their opponent. [Full Article...]


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