• Syria's War Complicates as Forces Converge on Euphrates Valley
Syria's War Complicates as Forces Converge on Euphrates Valley

The tension in Syria mounts between the US -led coalition and the Russian-backed Syria as American forces shot down another government drone near the town of Al-Tanf. The latest incident occurred in a part of Syria seen as strategically important for the Syrian government and Iran as Tehran seeks to secure a land corridor between forces i...

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  • UK election: Hung Parliament as PM fails to gain majority
UK election: Hung Parliament as PM fails to gain majority

With 649 of 650 seats declared, the Conservatives had won 318 seats and Labour 261 followed by the pro-independence Scottish National Party on 34. The vicar s daughter presented herself as a "strong and stable leader" but is now facing calls to resign after throwing away her party s 17-seat majority.

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  • S Korea says N Korea drones 'grave provocation'
S Korea says N Korea drones 'grave provocation'

Despite a consistent U.S. military presence in his backyard, Kim has defiantly continued to march toward developing a long-range nuclear missile. The US often sends powerful warplanes in times of heightened animosities with North Korea , and flew B-1B bombers several times this year as the North conducted a series of banned ballistic missile te...

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  • American Student Released from North Korean Prison, Dies Days Later
American Student Released from North Korean Prison, Dies Days Later

It says he developed food-borne botulism and was given a sleeping pill but never reawakened. The Cavalier Daily reports the University of Virginia Student Council will hold a vigil for Warmbier at 9pm Tuesday on campus. White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday offered few details about how the U.S. plans to respond to the death of ...

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  • Conservatives on Capitol Hill anxiously await health care bill
Conservatives on Capitol Hill anxiously await health care bill

Tuesday afternoon Republican Sen. Marco Rubio's downtown Orlando office at 201 S. Orange Ave at 11 a.m. For the past several weeks, Senate Republicans have taken a highly secretive approach to crafting their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, with a group of 13 Republican senators meeting behind closed doors to nego...

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  • US Shoots Down Pro-Assad Regime Drone In Syria
US Shoots Down Pro-Assad Regime Drone In Syria

The Shahed-129 UAV was shot down by the US Strike Eagle about 12:30 am on Tuesday morning after it advanced on Coalition forces and showed intent hostile. Russian Federation suspended the same mechanisms in April after the US struck a Syrian military base in response to a chemical attack, but resumed its participation weeks later.

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  • WH: Warmbier Death a 'Shame,' China Needs to Help More
WH: Warmbier Death a 'Shame,' China Needs to Help More

Every life is important - Otto's life, lives of the American detainees, and the lives of each person in North Korea. He was sentenced two months later to 15 years of hard labour for trying to steal an item bearing a propaganda slogan from his hotel in North Korea's capital, Pyongyang, the nation's state media said.

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  • Trump Pivots From China on Solving North Korea Problem in Dire Tweet
Trump Pivots From China on Solving North Korea Problem in Dire Tweet

He added that he spoke with Warmbier's parents and that it's "incredible what they've gone through". He says the US holds North Korea accountable for Warmbier's "unjust imprisonment" and demands the release of three other "illegally detained" Americans.

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  • The Person Who Attacked A Paris Police Van With Explosives Has Died
The Person Who Attacked A Paris Police Van With Explosives Has Died

Police carry away the dead body of a man who rammed into a police convoy and detonated an explosive device on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris . Police sources told AFP that they found a Kalashnikov assault rifle, two handguns as well as a gas bottle on the auto.

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  • Trump Administration Considers Next Move After Death Of Otto Warmbier
Trump Administration Considers Next Move After Death Of Otto Warmbier

Leaders are now weighing in on his death condemning the actions of North Korea . It says his family objected to an autopsy. A spokesman for the Hamilton County coroner said Dr. But on Tuesday, Trump suggested that strategy had failed. Trump has pressured China's President Xi to help curb North Korea's nuclear program and missile tests.

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  • Republicans win key United States congressional election
Republicans win key United States congressional election

Handel was winning 52.6 percent to 47.4 percent with 99 percent of precincts reporting, according to the Associated Press and the New York Times . Republican officials and voters said Trump is a divisive figure in this educated, affluent and increasingly diverse district. We have only just begun with the investigations into possible ties b...

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  • South Sudan no longer classified as in famine - UN-backed report
South Sudan no longer classified as in famine - UN-backed report

The starvation, announced in February, was the first be declared anywhere in the world since 2011. Over 5.5 million people face severe food insecurity, with an estimated 100,000 of them facing starvation, according to United Nations estimates.

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  • Republican Handel pledges to work on health care
Republican Handel pledges to work on health care

But before the 2018 midterms, Democrats must grapple with the party's need to drive its base to the polls while also convincing some independents and moderate Republicans to reject Trump. The Georgia 6th is an affluent and well-educated district that has elected Newt Gingrich , the former speaker; Johnny Isakson, now Georgia's senior US senator; a...

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  • Republicans avoid election upset in Georgia
Republicans avoid election upset in Georgia

TV news outlets went all in covering the election Tuesday night where early voting had Handel and Ossoff traded the lead position early one. Republicans hit him on that, while Democrats focused on Handel's support from "dark money". This special election was the most expensive House election in USA history, and the candidate who spent the...

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  • UVA Mourns Death of Student Otto Warmbier
UVA Mourns Death of Student Otto Warmbier

Following Warmbier's death, the tour group that arranged his trip said it would no longer take Americans into the isolated country. And he most certainly should not have been murdered for it. Yet dropping bombs on Kim Jong Un's nation - an option the US says remains on the table - is so risky that many analysts see it as implausible because...

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  • US F-15E Strike Eagle Shoots Down Iranian-Built Drone in Syria
US F-15E Strike Eagle Shoots Down Iranian-Built Drone in Syria

The U.S. military has repeatedly warned forces fighting on Assad's side to stay away from a "deconfliction zone", agreed with Russian Federation, near a garrison used by U.S. On June 9, the coalition also carried out 25 airstrikes using internationally banned white phosphorus bombs on the western outskirts of Raqqa city and the area between al-Ms...

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  • Washington will continue to pressure North Korea: White House
Washington will continue to pressure North Korea: White House

He helped win the release of an American detained in North Korea in 1996 as well as the release of the bodies of six American servicemen missing since the Korean War. "A lot of bad things happened, but at least we got him home to be with his parents", Trump said. Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee says the USA government should consider banning Ameri...

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  • Otto Warmbier: US student sent home from North Korea dies
Otto Warmbier: US student sent home from North Korea dies

The Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH confirmed that it received and examined the 22-year-old's body after his death on Monday. The coroner's office also reviewed medical records from University of Cincinnati Medical Center and AeroMed Management Group.

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  • Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after USA downed jet
Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after USA downed jet

Areas of northern Syria west of the Euphrates were controlled by IS before Syrian government forces captured majority in recent months. The tensions reflect mounting competition for areas of Syria where Islamic State (IS) insurgents are in retreat, leaving swathes of territory up for grabs and posing the question of what comes next for USA po...

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  • VOTE: GOP Wins Georgia House Race
VOTE: GOP Wins Georgia House Race

Those trends leave Democrats hopeful they can win a House majority next year. "We showed the world that in places where no one thought it was even possible to fight, we could fight", he added. But Republicans made the issue central to their campaign. A super PAC backed by Ryan spent $7 million alone; the national GOP's House campaign arm ...

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