• North Korea denies torturing detained U.S. student Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing detained U.S. student Otto Warmbier

This undated photo released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 30, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un inspecting a test-fire of a ballistic missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea. According to North Korea, he had contracted botulism and passed out after taking a sleeping pill. Sentenced to har...

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  • Israeli female police officer stabbed to death in Jerusalem attack
Israeli female police officer stabbed to death in Jerusalem attack

Additionally, several roadblocks leading to the east Jerusalem entrance to the Old City have been set up to help police monitor all suspicious activity. Isis has claimed responsibility for an attack on Jerusalem in which at least four people were killed , warning that "this will not be the last". The month of Ramadan is seen as a particularly ...

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  • Judging from Bella Thorne's bikini burger photo, she's back with Scott Disick
Judging from Bella Thorne's bikini burger photo, she's back with Scott Disick

As Kardashian and Mason attempted to go unnoticed while tending to an art class in Calabasas, California, rumors began swirling about Bella Thorne's potential visit to Disick's home in Los Angeles. If that wasn't enough proof, one of Bella's photos of the pool matches the layout of the one in the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star's backy...

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  • North Korea's state media denies torturing American student Otto Warmbier
North Korea's state media denies torturing American student Otto Warmbier

The North Korean government has denied mistreating U.S. student Otto Warmbier , who fell into a coma while being held in prison in the communist state. "in his normal state of health". Wrapping up a one-day China-US security dialogue on Wednesday, Tillerson said China had "diplomatic responsibility" to exert economic pressure on Pyongyang ,...

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  • China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on N. Korea
China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on N. Korea

Last week, the release of a detained USA tourist in what initially seemed a gesture of goodwill by Pyongyang turned sour when it was revealed that 22-year-old Otto Warmbier had been in a coma for some time. I know. This cartoon is pretty harsh. South Korean officials said there would be consequences for Pyongyang's actions. On Tuesday the pre...

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  • U.S. military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria
U.S. military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria

And Iran's missile strikes in response to the recent ISIS terrorist attack in Tehran sent another signal that they plan to be players in eastern Syria. Fighting and bombardment meanwhile resumed early Tuesday between Syrian government forces and rebels in the southern city of Daraa and nearby areas, where a 48-hour truce had gone into effect on...

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  • N Korea accuses United States of 'smear campaign' over student's death
N Korea accuses United States of 'smear campaign' over student's death

Earlier this week, YPT issued a statement saying it would no longer accept American customers because "the assessment of risk for Americans visiting North Korea has become too high". Barring Americans from stepping foot in North Korea would mark the latest United States step to isolate the furtive, nuclear-armed nation, and protect U.S.

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  • Babar Awan all set to join PTI
Babar Awan all set to join PTI

He also presented before the court in many cases of Benazir Bhutto and Asif Ali Zardari. Sources close to Awan said he would soon resign from the Senate and join the PTI. Reliable sources told that Babar Awan will be hosting an Iftar dinner in honour of PTI Chairman Imran Khan and other party leaders here today (Friday) at his residence.

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  • Srinagar DySP Mohammed Ayub Pandith Stripped, Stoned To Death Outside Jamia Masjid
Srinagar DySP Mohammed Ayub Pandith Stripped, Stoned To Death Outside Jamia Masjid

When they confronted him, a brawl broke out and Ayub fired his gun, wounding three people before the crowd began attacking him, the witnesses said. They snatched his pistol and beat the police officer to death. "It was a brutal and barbaric act. We can not allow state brutality to snatch our humanity & values", he tweeted. At least 60 civilian pr...

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  • Final farewell for USA student detained by North Korea
Final farewell for USA student detained by North Korea

James Foley was a freelance war correspondent before he was captured and held for almost two years. However, the doctors in Cincinnati said they found no signs of botulism . has officially blamed North Korea for Warmbier's death , but Trump also appeared to suggest that China had not done enough to secure the student's release or pressure its...

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  • What GOP Opposition To Senate Health Care Bill Means For Its Passage
What GOP Opposition To Senate Health Care Bill Means For Its Passage

Obama law: People cannot be denied coverage because of pre-existing medical problems, nor can they be charged more because of poor health. Erasing Obama's law has been a marquee pledge for Trump and virtually the entire party for years. Ending Obama's expansion has caused major rifts among GOP senators . After 2024, the Senate would use a diff...

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  • Punjab Assembly bypasses SC order, allows hotels to serve liquor on highways
Punjab Assembly bypasses SC order, allows hotels to serve liquor on highways

However, sale of liquor shall be permitted only through licensed vends which shall not be located within 500 metres from the outer range of the national or state highway or a service lane of those roads. They are maintained by the BBMP, and flanked by dense residential and commercial areas. "We have decided not to have any vend which sells liquor w...

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  • Philippines: Malaysian financier believed killed in siege
Philippines: Malaysian financier believed killed in siege

Tampus said the militant snipers were firing from "strategic nests" in schools and mosques, and their bombs were hampering his troops' operations. The Islamic State group helped fund the monthlong siege of a southern Philippine city through a Malaysian militant who was reportedly killed by troops, the Philippine military chief said Friday...

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  • Arab nations ask Qatar to shut down Al-Jazeera, list 10 demands
Arab nations ask Qatar to shut down Al-Jazeera, list 10 demands

It says "no employee, under any circumstances, (has) been asked to remain against their consent". "There are no IRGC (Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps) elements in Qatar and the agreement with Turkey is a long-standing diplomatic agreement so we can not ask them to leave".

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"I just don't want a poor person" - Trump on his new cabinet

Trump also came under fire for telling the rally crowd in Cedar Rapids that he doesn't want a poor person to run the economy. "Does that make sense?" he clarified. Trump will ask Congress to pass a 5-year ban on new immigrants receiving welfare and other public assistance programs. The official pointed to Trump's comment Wednesday night that "...

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  • Erdogan congratulates new Saudi crown prince
Erdogan congratulates new Saudi crown prince

RIYADH , Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia's King Salman appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince on Wednesday, placing him first-in-line to the throne and laying the groundwork for an entirely new generation of royals to take the reins.

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  • Barack Obama slams Republican health bill and warns millions will lose care
Barack Obama slams Republican health bill and warns millions will lose care

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell developed the bill behind closed doors. WASHINGTON (AP ) - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has finally unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law. (CNSNews.com) White House - During a press briefing on June 22, White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabe...

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  • If Russia meddled in our election, why didn't Obama stop it?
If Russia meddled in our election, why didn't Obama stop it?

Federal officials have declined to list the states affected but say election officers in those states have been notified of intrusions or attempted intrusions. U.S. Department of Homeland Security emblem is pictured at the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) located just outside Washington in Arlington, Virginia S...

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  • Obamacare replacement bill runs into trouble as four Republicans oppose it
Obamacare replacement bill runs into trouble as four Republicans oppose it

The Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association issued a statement after Thursday's release of the Senate bill saying it has been calling on leaders in Washington for months to find a workable replacement. "The stark reality remains that if we do nothing, Obamacare will fail, and Americans will suffer", Republican Johnny Isakson said in ...

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  • Veteran LAPD officer arrested for sex with 15-year-old cadet
Veteran LAPD officer arrested for sex with 15-year-old cadet

A Los Angeles police officer was arrested Thursday over allegations the officer had sex with an underage member of the cadet program, which has been under scrutiny since the the arrest of three teenage cadets suspected of stealing several police cruisers , several law enforcement sources said.

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