• U.S. student freed by North Korea in a coma dies at 22
U.S. student freed by North Korea in a coma dies at 22

The organizers of Warmbier's trip say they will no longer take USA citizens to the country. While there were no physical evidence that he was beaten, doctors said Mr Warmbier had suffered "extensive loss of brain tissue", suggesting he had lost a lot of blood supply to his brain for a long period of time.

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  • Engg seats: Anna varsity generates random numbers for 1.4L applicants
Engg seats: Anna varsity generates random numbers for 1.4L applicants

On the fall in the applicants, Higher Education Secretary Sunil Paliwal said across the country 15 lakh engineering seats were available but it was higher than other countries. While a lack of clarity on NEET made many students apply for engineering seats, Anna University officials said some may drop out after admission and choose medical or allied...

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  • French President Emmanuel Macron's party on course for huge parliamentary majority
French President Emmanuel Macron's party on course for huge parliamentary majority

Only candidates who win more than 50 percent of the vote will take their seats, otherwise all candidates who secure at least 12.5 percent of registered voters will go into the second round to determine the victor. German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated Macron on a "great success" Sunday. The FN leader, standing herself for the northern t...

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  • Macron wins parliamentary majority
Macron wins parliamentary majority

Addressing concerns about an unfettered presidency, Macron has welcomed debate and compromise from within his movement, which reflects all shades of moderate opinion. The centrist party, La Republique En Marche, which was created past year, clinched 361 seats out of 577 in the National Assembly, giving it an absolute majority following the final ...

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  • Iran fires missiles against Islamic State in Syria
Iran fires missiles against Islamic State in Syria

UNICEF said in a statement Tuesday that the donation on World Refugee Day will help it along with host countries to provide hundreds of thousands of children and young people with access to education, vocational training and psychological support.

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  • Qatar buys F-15 fighter planes in billion-dollar USA deal
Qatar buys F-15 fighter planes in billion-dollar USA deal

A $12 billion deal to buy Boeing F-15 USA fighter jets shows Qatar has deep-rooted support from Washington, a Qatari official said on Thursday, adding that its rift with some other Arab states had not hurt the U.S. Regionally, it emphasizes Mattis' vision "to have a balanced relationship with all of America's Gulf Arab partner states , and thi...

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  • BJP Parliamentary Board to finalise Prez nominee
BJP Parliamentary Board to finalise Prez nominee

The Board members will be briefed about the consultation undertaken by a three-member party committee with allies and opposition parties. Accusing the BJP of unilaterally deciding its presidential candidate, the Left parties on Monday said there was no more scope for discussion with the ruling party and the issue would now be decided among opposi...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy to Flood Gulf Coast
Tropical Storm Cindy to Flood Gulf Coast

It had maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour (65 kph) and was moving west-northwest at 23 miles per hour (37 kph) and becoming disorganized. A tropical storm warning was in effect from High Island, Texas, to the Pearl River's mouth along the Louisiana-Mississippi line.

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  • Russia eases to Confederations Cup win over New Zealand
Russia eases to Confederations Cup win over New Zealand

Russia's Fedor Smolov celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Russia and New Zealand , at the St. "We knew the scenario with who was coming to the game", New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson said. First, Aleksandr Samedov's corner found Viktor Vasin, whose diving header fr...

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  • US shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria
US shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria

The US-led worldwide coalition later confirmed the incident in a statement, saying the armed drone was downed "after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces" that "were manning an established combat outpost to the northeast of At Tanf where they are training and advising partner ground forces in the fight against ISIS".

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  • PM Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping, discusses bilateral relations
PM Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping, discusses bilateral relations

Will have to make coordinated efforts to counter the menace of terrorism, said PM Modi. "Terrorism is a major threat to humanity", Modi said, adding that there was a need for concerted efforts to defeat terrorism and radicalisation. "We need to eradicate poverty and terrorism from our region", Sharif said while addressing the SCO Summit in Astana, ...

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  • Facebook post costs former CS his new job
Facebook post costs former CS his new job

Rao who was called to meet the Chief Minister in Amaravati to explain his social media posts was sacked soon after the meeting. It was improper on the part of Mr. Responding to the question "are we fascist?" by IYR earlier in the day, Parakala said that Fascism is an exaggeration. Mr Rao had an explanation, and felt that governments should ...

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  • Sean Spicer is interviewing his own replacement
Sean Spicer is interviewing his own replacement

This time , Spicer responded, "I have seen the reports". His post criticized a detail from the article - that Bannon, via text message to a reporter, explained that White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's appearance was the reason why.

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  • India's Punjab state to forgive over $1.5 billion in farm debts
India's Punjab state to forgive over $1.5 billion in farm debts

Deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said on Tuesday that the decision will be implemented from July 1. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today announced total waiver of crop loans up to Rs 2 lakh of small and marginal farmers, and a flat Rs 2 lakh relief for all marginal farmers, irrespective of the loan amount.

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  • Political world eyeing Georgia's congressional election
Political world eyeing Georgia's congressional election

The two candidates and outside groups have now spent more than $51 million. Recent polling, reviewed by Vox's Jeff Stein, suggests Ossoff has a narrow but shrinking lead over Handel, the former Georgia secretary of state. If Ossoff wins with 59 percent, that's bad. Republicans have attacked the Democrat for his inexperience and youth. If yo...

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  • Russian Federation will now view United States aircraft as targets in Syria
Russian Federation will now view United States aircraft as targets in Syria

Joint Chiefs of Staff, said officials are trying to re-establish the communications link to prevent potentially deadly accidents, and that the de-confliction efforts have worked well in the past. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joe Dunford says that the U.S. is looking to reestablish its hotline with the Russian military as relates to decon...

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  • Portugal awaits foreign aid to help battle fires
Portugal awaits foreign aid to help battle fires

Portuguese Interior Minister Urbano de Sousa said that Portugal's judicial police was expected to finish the identification of the bodies soon and would release the list of them as early as possible. A policeman stands by a covered body on a dirt road outside Pedrogao Grande, central Portugal, Sunday, June 18 2017. Wildfires are an annual scour...

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  • Brussels Central Station incident: Individual neutralized
Brussels Central Station incident: Individual neutralized

Nicolas Van Herrewegen , a railway sorting agent, told reporters he had gone down to the station's mezzanine level when he heard someone shouting. "Two loud detonations in Brussels Central". That person was neutralized by the soldiers that were on the scene. A Reuters correspondent at the scene a little over an hour after the incident - in wh...

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  • Russian Federation to 'target' United States war aircraft in Syria
Russian Federation to 'target' United States war aircraft in Syria

The dispute over the Syrian attack on the USA -backed fighters and the American response came as Iran launched ballistic missiles at Islamic State strongholds in eastern Syria in retaliation for a pair of attacks by extremists in Tehran earlier this month that killed 17 people.

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  • 12-year-old boy dies working in barn north of Stratford
12-year-old boy dies working in barn north of Stratford

Monday in the Township of Perth East, near London, Ont. Police did not release details of what Zehr was doing in the barn or the nature of the accident. A post-mortem examination was expected to take place on Tuesday. Perth County OPP and the Office of the Coroner continue to investigate the incident.

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