• North Korea frees American student said to be in coma
North Korea frees American student said to be in coma

Rodman has said he practices "basketball diplomacy"; it is not clear whether he spoke on Warmbier's behalf. Even as North Korea has been escalating its ballistic missile launches and warning of a new nuclear test, Kim continued the so-called "Track 2" dialogue in which former us officials and nuclear experts meet regularly with North Korean c...

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  • Ousmane Dembele Nets Winning Goal for France in Friendly Action vs. England
Ousmane Dembele Nets Winning Goal for France in Friendly Action vs. England

England's best players on a disappointing night were their forward, Kane scoring twice, Tottenham team-mate Dele Alli making both goals, and winger Raheem Sterling also impressive. KYLIAN MBAPPE'S pace is quite something to watch in the flesh and he has all the lack of fear of an 18-year-old allied with the temperament and attitude of a str...

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  • Britain can still remain in EU: French President Macron to May
Britain can still remain in EU: French President Macron to May

The two are on opposite fronts of the Brexit negotiations - French President Emmanuel Macron wants the remaining European Union nations to stand tough and unite even more closely as Britain departs. Separately, Germany's government is trying to push through regulations that would see social media companies fined up to €50 million (£44 million) ...

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  • Trump vs. Comey: Lawmakers turn up heat on president about contradictory claims
Trump vs. Comey: Lawmakers turn up heat on president about contradictory claims

The complaint comes after Comey testified to the Senate Intelligence Committee that he moved to make aspects of his contemporaneous memos public by enlisting a friend to share contents of his own notes with a reporter, after the president suggested in a tweet there might be secret recordings of his conversations with Comey.

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  • Sessions rejects hint of collusion with Russian Federation as 'detestable lie'
Sessions rejects hint of collusion with Russian Federation as 'detestable lie'

Senators are expected to hone in on Comey's recounting of a February 14 White House meeting where Trump pressed the director to drop the FBI's inquiry into national security adviser Michael Flynn. The attorney general could also face questions about whether he met Kislyak on a third occasion. Sessions, a close campaign adviser to Trump and th...

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  • Time to cancel Trump's state visit says London Mayor
Time to cancel Trump's state visit says London Mayor

May said Khan has been doing "a good job" in the aftermath of Saturday's London Bridge attack . Khan previously called for the visit to be cancelled following Trump's travel ban on mainly Muslim countries in January. Theresa May had earlier dodged repeated questioning about President Trump's tweets , declining to criticise the president ...

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  • Afghan officials ready for so-called Kabul Process
Afghan officials ready for so-called Kabul Process

This is the last chance, take it or face consequences. Representatives of around 25 countries, including Pakistan , India, China and the USA, along with the European Union, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, and the United Nations, attended the meeting, which aimed to build worldwide support on ways to restore security in the conflict-torn coun...

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  • European Union warns May might delay Brexit by one year
European Union warns May might delay Brexit by one year

May said on Tuesday that talks with the DUP had been productive - a view shared by DUP leader Arlene Foster - and that Brexit negotiations would begin as planned next week. Mats Persson, a former European Union adviser to David Cameron, told CNN: "What they [Macron and other European Union leaders] want is clarity". Ms May and the Conservative ...

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  • North Korea Releases US Citizen Otto Warmbier After 17 Months of Imprisonment
North Korea Releases US Citizen Otto Warmbier After 17 Months of Imprisonment

Fred and Cindy Warmbier, the parents of Otto Warmbier , stand in their home in Wyoming, Ohio, April 26, 2017.June 12, 2017 North Korean officials met the American delegation in Pyongyang, the State Department said . He was detained in January 2016 by North Korean officials at Pyongyang airport while preparing to depart. At the meeting, Nort...

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  • Dem Senator Tells Jeff Sessions That He's 'Impeding' the Investigation
Dem Senator Tells Jeff Sessions That He's 'Impeding' the Investigation

Sen. "But this is the reason I recused myself". "In retrospect, do you believe that it would have been better for you to have stayed out of the decision to fire director Comey? ". In one heated exchange with Sen. Then, perhaps unintentionally, Sessions referred to a possible third meeting between himself and the Russian ambassador to the U...

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  • Putin plays down ties with President Trump's ex-adviser Flynn
Putin plays down ties with President Trump's ex-adviser Flynn

But that's not all, as the FBI has also expanded its probe to include a grand jury investigation into Flynn's contacts with Russian officials during the presidential election and into his paid work as a lobbyist for Turkish interests. "But I frankly think we need to hear Mr. Comey's side and find out what other questions we need to ask". "What ...

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  • United States student released in North Korea
United States student released in North Korea

Despite Warmbier's serious illness, North Korea grievously violated diplomatic and humanitarian protocols by refusing to permit Sweden, which represents USA interests in North Korea, or humanitarian agencies to visit him after he was arrested.

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  • Sec. Tillerson: North Korea frees jailed American student Otto Warmbier
Sec. Tillerson: North Korea frees jailed American student Otto Warmbier

It's unclear if Warmbier's release is related to the visit, whether Rodman will be meeting Kim Jong-un, or what the exact objective of his trip is. Bae was charged with " hostile acts against the state " and was in a North Korean labor camp for two years.

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  • Trump lets Pentagon set Afghanistan troop levels
Trump lets Pentagon set Afghanistan troop levels

In a tesitmony to the Senate Armed Services Committee he said Taliban are "surging" at the moment and "we are not winning in Afghanistan right now". At the same hearing, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Joseph Dunford said he had gone to Mattis and Trump with "some options that might be considered" in order to help improve the security si...

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  • Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous Russian Federation allegations'
Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous Russian Federation allegations'

He does not acknowledge the unanimous conclusions of the US intelligence community that Russian Federation massively intervened in our election. "Well, Sen. In advance of the James Comey hearing , everyone was waiting earnestly to see what President Donald Trump would tweet. "I can assure you that none of those meetings discussed manipulatin...

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  • Shortstop Royce Lewis drafted first overall by Twins
Shortstop Royce Lewis drafted first overall by Twins

They passed on Green and instead selected California high school shortstop/center fielder Royce Lewis with the No. 1 pick. "I can't even explain it", Lewis told MLB Network. This year they may have to play things a bit more conservative as they only have $3,829,000 to spend in their draft pool, which is the second-least among all 30 teams a...

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  • Detained student in coma released
Detained student in coma released

Warmbier, 22, a University of Virginia undergraduate, was convicted and sentenced in a one-hour trial in North Korea's Supreme Court in March 2016. North Korea has released Otto Warmbier , an American serving a 15-year prison term with hard labor for alleged anti-state acts, Tillerson said in an announcement that came as former National Basketba...

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  • Czechs not ready to accept EU migrant quota plan
Czechs not ready to accept EU migrant quota plan

But the three countries immediately rebuffed the threat and appeared ready to go to court. Avramopoulos said that the European Union would enact infringement procedures against the three countries, but the enforcement could take months or years to actually impose the fines.

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  • Don't waste time, EU Brexit chief tells Britain
Don't waste time, EU Brexit chief tells Britain

At the Elysee news conference, Mrs May also defended her attempts to do a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party to keep the Tories in power. With Ruth Davidson , the leader of the Scottish Conservatives , today saying she's convinced the Prime Minister will now put the "country's economic future first" in Brexit negotiations, it's clear...

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  • Sessions, Wyden scrap over AG's 'problematic' role
Sessions, Wyden scrap over AG's 'problematic' role

Comey said the president then leaned on him to halt an investigation into one of his top aides, former national security advisor Michael Flynn . "I may have had some conversations about.whether Russian Federation and the United States could get on more harmonious relations", Session said at one point.

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