• Daley and Blues braced for improved Maroons in Origin II
Daley and Blues braced for improved Maroons in Origin II

Queensland have revamped their forward pack, dropping veterans Nate Myles and Sam Thaiday along with Jacob Lillyman and Aidan Guerra. Centre Justin O'Neill was dropped after opposite number Jarryd Hayne tormented him in Game One. The selection of Melbourne bolter Tim Glasby for game two only added to NSW's suspicions. "And if I'm thinking that...

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  • Ex-detainee believes torture possible in death of Otto Warmbier
Ex-detainee believes torture possible in death of Otto Warmbier

But the United States officials said it will be at least a year before they can evaluate whether the North Koreans are feeling pressure because of China. Other well-known North Korea tour operators, including Koryo Tours, founded by British expatriates in Beijing , and Uri Tours, with offices in New Jersey and Shanghai, said this week that they ...

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  • S.Korea President Seeks Dialogue with N.Korea
S.Korea President Seeks Dialogue with N.Korea

At the event, he stressed that President Moon's North Korea policy is in line with the Donald Trump administration's strategy of "maximum pressure and engagement". will "continue to apply economic and political pressure" to change North Korea's behavior. Every time North Korea commits an additional provocation, the U.N.

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  • Donald Trump's Net Worth and Approval Ratings Are Both Steadily Declining
Donald Trump's Net Worth and Approval Ratings Are Both Steadily Declining

Bloomberg compiled the estimate from its own market estimates and from various public documents, including Trump's latest financial disclosure report , which came out last week. During his presidential campaign, Trump used his wealth as a selling point, arguing that his business experience would help him improve the US economy.

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  • Instability worries as Saudi crown prince replaced by son of King Salman
Instability worries as Saudi crown prince replaced by son of King Salman

Still, energy policy poses considerable challenges: an oversupplied oil market, insufficient revenue to cover state spending and the ambitious project of seeing Saudi Aramco , the kingdom's corporate crown jewel, through an initial public offering scheduled for next year.

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  • Trump confirms he is being investigated for obstruction of justice
Trump confirms he is being investigated for obstruction of justice

While FBI Director James Comey told President Trump on three separate occasions that he was not personally under investigation for colluding with Russians in the 2016 election , that's NOT necessarily the case anymore. That memo was delivered to Trump the same day he fired Comey. The FBI probe, now in the hands of special counsel Robert...

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  • US flies supersonic bombers over Korean Peninsula
US flies supersonic bombers over Korean Peninsula

The United States flew two supersonic bombers over the Korean Peninsula on Tuesday in a show of force against North Korea , South Korean officials said. The North Korean government handed Warmbier over to USA authorities in a vegetative state last week and his death has spurred calls for a U.S. response from several lawmakers.

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  • Supermarket employee kills 3 co-workers, self in Pennsylvania
Supermarket employee kills 3 co-workers, self in Pennsylvania

In the video created May 11, Stair introduces two pistol-grip shotguns as "the twins" Mackenzie and Rachael and matter-of-factly describes how he needs to block the doors and who will be working the night of June 7. The gunman in that case also shot and killed himself. He continued firing throughout the store before fatally shooting himself in ...

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  • A victory for Donald Trump and Brian Mast in Georgia
A victory for Donald Trump and Brian Mast in Georgia

Republican Karen Handel will be the next member of Congress for the 6th district, not newcomer-turned-Democratic hero Jon Ossoff . In a conservative district vacated by Mick Mulvaney, now the director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, African-Americans came out in force for a wealthy Democrat, Archie Parnell, and the Republican...

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  • Prince Philip hospitalized for infection
Prince Philip hospitalized for infection

The Duke was at the Queen's side on Tuesday for the opening day of Royal Ascot and a source said he was on "good form" during the event. Later that night, however, a physician advised him to seek hospital treatment for an infection. The palace said Philip was driven to the hospital by private vehicle Tuesday evening on the advice of a physician...

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  • Republican avoids upset as Karen Handel wins in costly Georgia congressional race
Republican avoids upset as Karen Handel wins in costly Georgia congressional race

Handel won about 52 percent of the vote to quell the upstart phenomenon of Jon Ossoff , a 30-year-old Democrat who raised more than $23 million and became a symbol of opposition to Trump. Republicans have held that seat since Newt Gingrich won it in 1978, although Mr. Trump barely won the district by 1.5 percent in 2016. Democrats will need ...

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  • Britain's May promises to listen harder on Brexit - Queen's Speech
Britain's May promises to listen harder on Brexit - Queen's Speech

She has yet to secure a deal with Northern Ireland's DUP party to prop up her government. Minority governments are a rare occurrence in British parliamentary politics where the electoral system usually produces a governing majority. Many election pledges were shelved including expansion of grammar schools and social care, a free vote on fox hunti...

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  • Trump UK visit absent from Queen's speech
Trump UK visit absent from Queen's speech

The state opening of parliament by Queen Elizabeth II came after a string of tragedies which have shaken the nation, and the election on June 8 in which May's Conservatives saw their parliamentary majority wiped out. Royal London policy director Steve Webb says: "No one can know with any certainty how much they might have to pay for their care, h...

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  • Champions Trophy could be scrapped in favour of biennial World Twenty20
Champions Trophy could be scrapped in favour of biennial World Twenty20

The jury was tasked with picking a balanced side on the basis of performances in the tournament. Pakistanis must celebrate their victory as it should be celebrated - neither more nor less. "I hope this win will boost Pakistan cricket and all the (major) playing nations will come to Pakistan", said Sarfraz, who will now look to lead Pakistan at th...

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  • Tories and DUP 'still miles apart on deal'
Tories and DUP 'still miles apart on deal'

It is still possible for the Tories to cut a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party, First Secretary of State Damian Green has said. Each will require careful political handling, at a time when the government cannot be sure of its majority and a Labour Party with wind in its sails is determined to be a guerrilla opposition, putting down amendm...

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  • Trump visit to Britain omitted in Queen Elizabeth II's speech
Trump visit to Britain omitted in Queen Elizabeth II's speech

The government, May said in the statement, is committed to working with lawmakers, regional officials and others "to build the widest possible consensus" on Brexit after the hard divorce talks with the European Union opened Monday in Brussels.

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  • NSW coach Laurie Daley's surprising Origin admission
NSW coach Laurie Daley's surprising Origin admission

But few tipped the degree of dominance the Blues exerted. While the Maroons were as resilient and as tough as expected, it was New South Wales' inability to put a beaten Queensland team to the sword that will dominated discussion over the coming days and weeks.

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  • Queen's Speech: Corbyn attacks 'Government without majority'
Queen's Speech: Corbyn attacks 'Government without majority'

She described the support on the ground after the Grenfell Tower blaze as "not good enough", and said that it failed to help people when they need it the most. "My government's priority is to secure the best possible deal as the country leaves the European Union", the queen said in the speech. There was no mention of May's hugely controversial in...

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  • India Celebrates International Yoga Day
India Celebrates International Yoga Day

Donning a white T-shirt and loose pants, Modi also performed asanas along with over 50,000 yoga enthusiasts braving early morning drizzles. Officials said more than 55,000 Yoga enthusiasts braving early morning drizzle participated in the function.

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  • Macron to Secure Landslide Majority in French Parliament
Macron to Secure Landslide Majority in French Parliament

French President Emmanuel Macron's party and its allies have won the biggest share of the vote in the first round of legislative elections on Sunday, according to official figures published by the Interior Ministry and based on a partial count of votes.

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