• Scalise's condition upgraded to fair
Scalise's condition upgraded to fair

He's now expected to recover. Doctors previously said Scalise's condition "was as critical as you can be when he came in". House Speaker Paul Ryan said he visited Scalise in the hospital Friday and saw him breathing on his own, talking and sending text messages.

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  • Otto Warmbier funeral: Ohio town celebrates life of North Korea detainee
Otto Warmbier funeral: Ohio town celebrates life of North Korea detainee

In North Korea's first public comment on Warmbier's death, a spokesman for North Korea's foreign ministry said claims that Warmbier was beaten and tortured in captivity were "groundless". He had been incarcerated for more than a year in North Korea after allegedly stealing a political slogan while on a trip to the capital Pyongyang as a tourist.

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  • Officials say 15 confirmed dead in landslide
Officials say 15 confirmed dead in landslide

Qiao said his parents and other relatives had not been found. Wang Yongbo, one of the local officials in charge of rescue efforts, described it as the biggest landslide in the region since the Wenchuan natural disaster in 2008 - an 8.0 magnitude tremor that killed almost 70,000 people.

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  • Second North Korean soldier defects to South Korea in a month
Second North Korean soldier defects to South Korea in a month

The new branding. Are you pleased with yourselves? When the South hosted the 1988 Summer Olympics, in Seoul , the North boycotted it. Any trend in escapes might be linked to toughening sanctions aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear weapon ambitions.

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  • Israelis Dismiss Iranian Missile Strike as 'Flop'
Israelis Dismiss Iranian Missile Strike as 'Flop'

Iran has been a key backer of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during the country's civil war and the IRGC has played a crucial role on the ground. John J. While the Revolutionary Guard in Tehran boasted that the seven missiles overflew Iraq on their way to hitting an Islamic State command center and suicide auto bomb operation in Deir el...

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  • Call to punish North Korea for Warmbier murder
Call to punish North Korea for Warmbier murder

The KCNA said the North dealt with Mr Warmbier, 22, according to domestic law and worldwide standards. It marked North Korea's first official reaction to Warmbier's death on Monday. The 22-year-old, who died on Monday just over a week after being flown home to OH, had spent a year suffering from a severe brain injury that North Korean doctors...

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  • US wants 'much greater' China pressure on NKorea
US wants 'much greater' China pressure on NKorea

Washington has some 28,000 troops deployed in South Korea and has a naval armada in the region but has limited diplomatic or economic leverage over Kim. "In order to resolve the Korean peninsula nuclear issue, China has been making unremitting efforts and we have been playing an important and constructive role", Mr Geng said.

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  • Moon observes test of new S. Korean missile
Moon observes test of new S. Korean missile

Pyongyang has tested a flurry of rockets in the recent past, sending tensions with the United States - which has been trying to discourage its missile programme - ratcheting up. However, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman questioned such calls. "There are more people and more cars but nobody knows what that means", the official said.

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  • China stands firm on North Korea
China stands firm on North Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had said on Thursday that the United States pressed China to ramp up economic and political pressure on North Korea, during his meeting with top Chinese diplomats and defence chiefs. Otto Warmbier's death is one of hundreds of thousands at the hands of the most brutal regime in the world, North Korea's. He was ...

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  • Belgium has identified station bomber
Belgium has identified station bomber

Belgium's federal prosecutor says the incident at Brussels Central, one of the country's busiest stations, is being treated as a terrorist attack. "There is a very heavily armed police and military presence", Al Jazeera's Neave Barker, reporting from near the Central Station on Tuesday following the attack, said.

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  • Mueller is
Mueller is "Good Friends" with Comey, and that's "Bothersome"

Defending his May tweet that suggested he may have "tapes" of his conversations with James Comey , President Trump said his comment may have persuaded the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director to tell the truth about their interactions.

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  • Trump Willing To Help Senate Pass Healthcare Reform
Trump Willing To Help Senate Pass Healthcare Reform

Arizona's Republican Gov. Doug Ducey said Friday the Senate GOP bill falls short of what his state needs. She's set to appear on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. "If the bill is good for Nevada, I'll vote for it and if it's not - I won't", Heller wrote in a statement , Reno Gazette-Journal reported. The health-care bill drafted by Senate Repub...

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  • PM Modi arrives in Washington on second leg of 3 nation visit
PM Modi arrives in Washington on second leg of 3 nation visit

But sources tracking the discussions say the U.S. State Department has been concerned about the potential destabilizing impact of introducing high-tech drones into South Asia, where tensions are simmering between India and Pakistan, particularly over Kashmir, which is divided between them.

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  • Korea tests new rocket engine: USA media
Korea tests new rocket engine: USA media

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Saturday invited North Korea to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, saying sports could serve as a peace maker. Having witnessed the launch 200 kilometers (124 miles) southwest of Seoul, Moon said he had "personally confirmed that the people may be at ease" following a series of North Korean missile tests this yea...

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  • Kashmir tense after mob lynches DSP outside Jamia Masjid mosque
Kashmir tense after mob lynches DSP outside Jamia Masjid mosque

Vaid has also ordered the transfer of a senior officer from the area where a mob lynched Pandith. "What could be more shameful than this episode.He (Pandith) was there to protect the life of the people.Police are exercising maximum restraint, people must understand", Mehbooba said.

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  • Michigan Health Chief, 4 Others Charged with Manslaughter in Flint
Michigan Health Chief, 4 Others Charged with Manslaughter in Flint

The charges stem from the death of Robert Skidmore, who died of Legionnaires' disease on December 13, 2015. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says his Flint water crisis investigation is shifting to the "the trial phase", but before it gets there, he's ramped up the stakes by charging five state and local officials with manslaughter for...

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  • Will Do Everything Required For Safety Of Indians In Qatar: Sushma Swaraj
Will Do Everything Required For Safety Of Indians In Qatar: Sushma Swaraj

She said that under Passport Aapkey Dwar (Passport at your doorsteps) scheme, the ministry is working to ensure that an applicant is not required to travel more than 50 kilometers. "The concession will be implemented immediately, from tomorrow (Saturday) itself", she said. During the Vedic era, she said, eight years was when children were admitte...

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  • Landslide hits southwest China county, over 100 feared buried
Landslide hits southwest China county, over 100 feared buried

Wang Yongbo, a local rescue official, told state broadcaster CCTV an estimated 3m cubic meters (105m cubic feet) of earth and rock had fallen. Some 780 rescue workers have responded to the scene and Chinese President Xi Jinping has called on them to do all they can to reach the victims.

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  • 15 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China
15 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China

Rescuers have retrieved fifteen bodies after a huge landslide engulfed a village in China's Sichuan Province. In this June 24, 2017 photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, rescuers work at the accident site after a landslide occurred in the mountain village of Xinmo , Maoxian county, in southwestern China's Sichuan Province.

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  • SIT to probe J&K cop lynching case, 3 more arrested
SIT to probe J&K cop lynching case, 3 more arrested

He said that such "anti-Muslim and oppressive moves now come as no surprise" to the people of Kashmir, who each day are subject to various forms of human rights violations and abuse which include infringement upon their religious rights. Mufti further stressed that the police were deployed to protect the lives of the locals, but if they continued b...

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