• Cause of USA student's 'extensive' brain damage mystery after North Korea release
Cause of USA student's 'extensive' brain damage mystery after North Korea release

The Swedes, who represent USA interests in North Korea, managed to visit him in March 2016, a few weeks before he was sentenced to 15 years hard labour. On Thursday, North Korea said that it had released him "on humanitarian grounds". The official referred to them as "hostages". New details that emerged Thursday about Yun's brief visit to the Nor...

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  • Trump lashes out at 'bad', 'conflicted' Russia investigators
Trump lashes out at 'bad', 'conflicted' Russia investigators

I stand by that decision", said Rosenstein. An apparent fracture on the committee even emerged when, after Chairman Richard Burr said they were intensely focused on Russian interference in the election, Sen. Trump's decision to fire Comey, a move recommended by Sessions despite having already recused himself from the Russian Federation probe, p...

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  • Report Says Mueller Investigating Possible Obstruction Of Justice
Report Says Mueller Investigating Possible Obstruction Of Justice

Trump, we know now, repeatedly asked then-FBI Director James Comey whether he, personally, was under investigation. A spokesman for Mr Mueller declined to comment. He also said Trump had privately urged him to pull back on the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn - a claim that the president has denied .

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  • Led coalition 'cannot confirm' IS chief death
Led coalition 'cannot confirm' IS chief death

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said he could not confirm Baghdadi was killed, however. The U.S. -led coalition fighting against Islamic State militants said it could not confirm the death, and several Iraqi officials told Reuters they were skeptical.

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  • Grenfell Tower: Tragic symbol of London inequality
Grenfell Tower: Tragic symbol of London inequality

While officials have described the size of the Grenfell blaze as unprecedented, it's not the first deadly tower block fire in recent years. As the number of confirmed fatalities reached 17, experts began the painstaking work of identifying bodies in the smouldering shell of the building, a grim task police say will likely take weeks.

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  • Canada has finally passed a trans-rights bill
Canada has finally passed a trans-rights bill

Bill C-16 was adopted with a 67 to 11 vote, reports Canadian broadcaster CTV News, amending the country's Human Rights Act to add "gender identity and gender expression" to the list of federally prohibited grounds for discrimination. Wilson-Raybould, like many others, expressed her excitement with Thursday's news via Twitter. "It starts changin...

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  • Duchess of Cambridge visits victims of London Bridge terror attack in hospital
Duchess of Cambridge visits victims of London Bridge terror attack in hospital

Middleton personally talked to doctors, nurses and staff members from the hospital's Emergency Department who where on shift during the attack . The London terror attack saw three terrorists crash a vehicle into crowds on London Bridge before attacking people in Borough Market with knives.

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  • May criticised for not meeting London fire survivors
May criticised for not meeting London fire survivors

Her decision came as politicians, community leaders and residents asked a simple question: "How in the 21st century can people perish in their own homes in one of the wealthiest boroughs in Britain?" "We need an explanation". An investigation into the cause of the blaze, the worst in the British capital in a generation, was underway. In its lates...

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  • Britain, EU in suspense as May tries to strike deal
Britain, EU in suspense as May tries to strike deal

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn countered with a bit of previously unseen swagger, wearing a huge red rose — his party's symbol — in his lapel as he sparred with May and taunted her about the uncertainty surrounding the upcoming vote on her legislative program, known as the Queen's Speech.

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  • Donald Trump Isn't Just Being Investigated for Collusion with Russian Federation
Donald Trump Isn't Just Being Investigated for Collusion with Russian Federation

Former FBI director James Comey told Congress last week that Trump pressured him to drop an investigation into his former national security advisor, Mike Flynn, who was forced to quit for lying about his links to Moscow . The intelligence chiefs declined to discuss their private conversations with Trump during a Senate panel hearing on June 7. ...

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  • Holes in Trump's reasoning on climate pullout
Holes in Trump's reasoning on climate pullout

USA growth would take a $2.5 trillion hit over 10 years with "factories and plants closing all over our country", Trump said at an April rally in Pennsylvania. "And that kind of soft power and economic engagement is going to translate very much into political influence". ∫ About one-fourth of the countries that indicated in 2015 they would abide ...

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  • Robert Mueller gifts probe to US President Donald Trump for birthday
Robert Mueller gifts probe to US President Donald Trump for birthday

Daniel Coats, the current director of national intelligence, Adm. Mike Rogers, head of the National Security Agency, and Richard Ledgett, Rogers' former deputy will be interviewed by Mueller's investigators, perhaps as early as this week, the article said.

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  • Donald Trump Slapped With A Lawsuit From Congress Democrats
Donald Trump Slapped With A Lawsuit From Congress Democrats

Trump chose to maintain ownership of his company - the Trump Organization - after becoming president but announced in January that he would hand it over to his sons Donald Trump Jr. The new suit - the third of its kind - says the full scope of foreign payments to the Trump Organization can not be known because the president has not made his...

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  • Mueller considering possible obstruction of justice case against Trump, report says
Mueller considering possible obstruction of justice case against Trump, report says

Mueller's investigators have asked for information and will talk to Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. The White House on Wednesday evening declined to comment about the Post's obstruction-of-justice report . But he angrily denounced such claims as "secret innuendo", a likely reference to med...

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  • UK PM misses out on meeting fire survivors
UK PM misses out on meeting fire survivors

Many residents found out about the fire after smelling the smoke. Around 35 appeals to find missing loved ones have been made in the press and on social media so far. "It is also heartening to see the incredible generosity of community volunteers rallying to help those affected by this bad event", she in a statement.

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  • DUP leader arrives in Downing Street for crucial talks with May
DUP leader arrives in Downing Street for crucial talks with May

Sinn Fein's Stormont leader Michelle O'Neill said: "I will be making it very clear that any deal between the Tories and the DUP can not be allowed to undermine the Good Friday and subsequent agreements". A Conservative source said there was so far no deal to announce and that a decision on the timing of any announcement would have to wait until a...

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  • Secret Service Doesn't Have Recordings of White House Conversations
Secret Service Doesn't Have Recordings of White House Conversations

The Secret Service, which protects the president and his family, maintained a secret taping system for the White House in the eras of John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon . The agency said a review of its main indices found no records related to the request. The question about the tapes surfaced again last week when Trump was asked whether he m...

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  • Brexit : Britain can stay in European Union but perks will end - Verhofstadt
Brexit : Britain can stay in European Union but perks will end - Verhofstadt

DUP leader Arlene Foster arrived for talks with May. Major said "a fundamental part of that peace process is that the United Kingdom government needs to be impartial between all the competing interests in Northern Ireland ". Divisions over Europe helped sink the premierships of Margaret Thatcher, Major and Cameron, and many of her lawmakers an...

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  • European Union warns United Kingdom of the consequences of delaying Brexit talks
European Union warns United Kingdom of the consequences of delaying Brexit talks

May lost her parliamentary majority in last week's election and needs the support of the DUP's 10 lawmakers to pass key legislation. It comes as the party has accused the DUP of betraying the interests of Northern Ireland by agreeing to prop up a Conservative minority government.

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  • Some victims of Grenfell Tower fire may never be identified, police warn
Some victims of Grenfell Tower fire may never be identified, police warn

A lawyer for the family of an Italian woman missing in the London high-rise fire says she told her mom in a final call: "Flames are in the living room". "This investigation will go on for absolutely months and months". There were worries about exposed gas pipes in recent weeks, and also concerns about rubbish posing a fire risk and the plac...

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