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Thousands gather to bid Otto Warmbier farewell

Thousands gather to bid Otto Warmbier farewell US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he held North Korea responsible for the student's death. Warmbier graduated from the school in the Cincinnati suburb of Wyoming as salutatorian in 2013. It was his life that held mourners' attention Thursday as they fondly remembered a spirited student-athlete who was socially magnetic and had a positive impact on the people around him, whether it was... [Full Article...]

Vettel: Hamilton should have been penalised too

Despite Ricciardo's win, the race will be remembered for the angry confrontation between former world champions Vettel and Hamilton . "That was one of the most exciting laps I have had all year", said an ecstatic Hamilton. Further chaos unfolded when Daniil Kvyat stopped, his Toro Rosso having lost all electrical power on lap eight. Bottas fell a lap down on the field immediately, but w... [Full Article...]

'Lets Not Rush This': Senators Urge Health Care Vote Delay

'Lets Not Rush This': Senators Urge Health Care Vote Delay Well, the individual mandate is about as popular as vegetables are with my kids. The bill was hashed out behind closed doors, a process that's dismayed many lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, according to The Takeaway's Washington correspondent , Todd Zwillich. [Full Article...]

Great Barrier Reef a $42 billion asset 'too big to fail'

In an attempt to raise awareness of the importance of The Great Barrier Reef, a new Deloitte Access Economics report claims that the Reef is worth $56 billion. "That's more than 12 Sydney Opera Houses, or the cost of building Australia's new submarines". The report was based on previously published data, a new survey of more than 1,500 Australians and residents from 10 other countries, and con... [Full Article...]

Is NASA on the Verge of Announcing They've Found Aliens?

Is NASA on the Verge of Announcing They've Found Aliens? In its video, Anonymous stated that during the meeting, NASA Science Mission Directorate Professor Thomas Zurbuchen said the following. Are we really on the verge of finding evidence of alien life? Zurbuchen also recently took to his Twitter account to comment on NASA's discovery of 219 new potential planets. [Full Article...]

Daniel Ricciardo wins insane Azerbaijan GP as Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel clash

Daniel Ricciardo wins insane Azerbaijan GP as Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel clash Pole sitter Lewis Hamilton described rival Sebastian Vettel's driving in Baku as "disgusting" and "disrespectful" as the German extended his lead in the drivers' championship over the Brit. "The stewards looked at my data and the reason I didn't get a penalty is because I clearly did not brake test him". While behind a safety vehicle, Hamilton , who was in the lead, appeared to slow his... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump is 'very supportive' of Senate healthcare bill: White House

Donald Trump is 'very supportive' of Senate healthcare bill: White House Just as troubling is that after gutting Medicaid fiscally, Republicans intend to give states even more flexibility than they already have, so that they can fashion the program as they see fit. They don't care about that either. If the expansion is rolled back, those jobs would be in jeopardy. Hospitals will lose revenue as Medicaid reimbursements are replaced by charity care in emergency roo... [Full Article...]

Australian Crown Resorts employees sentenced

Australian Crown Resorts employees sentenced The sentences would run from the date the employees were first detained on October 14 a year ago, meaning they would only have a couple of months left to serve, the consul said. Crown does not directly run casinos in China. Melbourne-based Crown is 49 percent owned by billionaire James Packer, and the most senior employee on trial is its Australia-based head of worldwide VIP gambling Jason O'Con... [Full Article...]

NASA's Kepler mission finds 10 Earth-size exoplanets, 209 others

NASA's Kepler mission finds 10 Earth-size exoplanets, 209 others The first is a group of rocky, Earth and super-Earth-sized planets such as Kepler-425b , which NASA described as Earth's bigger, older cousin when it was discovered in 2015. It was created to survey part of the galaxy to see how frequent planets are and how frequent Earth-size and potentially habitable planets are. " said Kepler Program Scientist Mario Perez , as reported by Washington Post... [Full Article...]

Theresa May Looks Exhausted As She Leaves EU Summit In Brussels

May told reporters her government was making a "very fair and very serious offer" to her EU counterparts to guarantee the futures of around 3 million European citizens in Britain . Many EU citizens in the United Kingdom, and Britons living overseas, are anxious about their status once Brexit happens. EU chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker said he could not imagine people not having recourse t... [Full Article...]

Emre into Confederations Cup semi-finals with Germany

But the damage was really done 14 minutes earlier when Ernest Mabouka was sent off. " I didn't understand it and I still don't understand it now ", fumed Cameroon's Belgian coach Hugo Broos . It was the latest by a Germany goalkeeper in the World Cup warm-up tournament. The draw between the two sides looks like it may leave them both with too much to do, as their next opponents Germany... [Full Article...]

Ricciardo wins thrilling Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Ricciardo wins thrilling Azerbaijan Grand Prix It was Australian Ricciardo's first victory since he won the Malaysian Grand Prix a year ago and it lifted him up to fourth in the standings on 92 points, behind Vettel on 153 and Hamilton on 139. However, as officials announced they were to investigate the incident, television replays showed that in the moments after the alleged "brake test", Vettel pulled alongside the Mercedes driver and dr... [Full Article...]

Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Vettel penalised

Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Vettel penalised Three safety cars after enough debris on the track to almost end eventual victor Daniel Ricciardo's race. After his penalty, imposed by the stewards for risky driving, Vettel recovered to finish in fourth, one place ahead of his British rival. [Full Article...]

Vettel, Hamilton clash as Ricciardo wins in Baku

Vettel, Hamilton clash as Ricciardo wins in Baku Vettel was given a 10-second stop go penalty for risky driving but emerged ahead of Hamilton , where he would stay until they crossed the line fourth and fifth at the end of the race. Hamilton, who lost victory in the race because he had to pit to have a loose head restraint fixed, responded: "I didn't (brake-test him)". "I like to think that I remain respectful and I'll continue to do so". [Full Article...]

Rainbows, and politics too, at pride parade

Rainbows, and politics too, at pride parade The NYPD 6th Precinct could not be reached for comment. Under a brilliant sun, hundreds of police officers and some of New York's most prominent politicians - Mayor Bill de Blasio, Governor Andrew Cuomo and Senator Chuck Schumer, all Democrats - marched cheerfully alongside participants, some of the latter in the scantiest of outfits. [Full Article...]

IOS 11 features Apple didn't talk about at WWDC 2017

IOS 11 features Apple didn't talk about at WWDC 2017 Apple just unveiled iOS 11 and its slew of exciting new features. Apple has announced new features for watchOS 4, including major updates coming to Workouts, Activity, Music, all-new watch faces, and "GymKit", which provides a seamless connection between Apple Watch and gym equipment. [Full Article...]

Wisconsin senator wants health care vote delayed

With all Democrats expected to oppose the measure, the Republicans can afford to lose the support of only two of their 52 members if they want to pass the legislation. Most health care advocates, physician organizations and hospitals have come out against this bill. "It's not going to get any easier", Cornyn said at a Koch network summit, the Los Angeles Times reported. [Full Article...]

Ricciardo Wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix

While teenager Lance Stroll of Canada finished third, the Williams driver's first posium finish. Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland, left, steers his auto in front of teammate Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany at the start of the Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku , Azerbaijan, Sunday, June 25, 2017. [Full Article...]

Tour of the 'hidden' 5th floor of North Korea's Yanggakdo Hotel

The scene of his tearful confession in his sham trial is the last picture we have of Warmbier alive. Warmbier was returned to the United States last week in a coma. As the United States urges China to exert great pressure on North Korea, U.S. spy satellites have detected new activity around the regime's known nuclear test site, leading to speculation Pyongyang may be getting ready to conduct y... [Full Article...]

Chile draws with Australia to reach Confed Cup semifinals

Chile draws with Australia to reach Confed Cup semifinals South American champion Chile qualifies second in Group B behind Germany to set a semifinal meeting with Portugal in Kazan on Wednesday. Germany deservedly topped Group B to set up a last four meeting with Mexico at the same venue on Thursday after the first global goals for Kerem Demirbay and Timo Werner, who got two. [Full Article...]


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