• More Americans Are Still Awaiting Freedom In North Korea
More Americans Are Still Awaiting Freedom In North Korea

He was detained in North Korea on suspicion of "hostile acts" and CNN reports he was very interested in helping North Korea improve its agricultural output. In a news conference before Warmbier's death, they said they could not speculate on the cause of his condition. "But you also don't want to allow for blackmail...by giving North Korea a...

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  • Germany edge Australia at Confederations Cup
Germany edge Australia at Confederations Cup

The German national team, despite the fact that for the entire period of its existence took many more titles than their rival, I remembered only one and only performance in the Confederations Cup in 2005, which ended with bronze for the Germans.

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  • Big Bang's Taeyang named honorary ambassador for PyeongChang Winter Olympics
Big Bang's Taeyang named honorary ambassador for PyeongChang Winter Olympics

Taeyang , like other members, has carved out a successful solo career, and has also performed in the duo GD X Taeyang with fellow BIGBANG member G-Dragon. "He will help us reach out to a younger audience that we want to engage and excite around winter sports". Taeyang is scheduled to attend the official appointment ceremony on Wednesday at the Fo...

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  • US Strikes on Syrian Jet, Drone Mean 'Open Complicity With Terrorists' - Moscow
US Strikes on Syrian Jet, Drone Mean 'Open Complicity With Terrorists' - Moscow

There are so many competing groups in Syria that it's rarely possible for a force to move against another without bringing them into conflict with some third faction. US -led coalition aircraft will be "tracked by the Russian ground and air anti-aircraft defense systems as air targets in the areas where Russian aviation is on combat mission...

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  • Vehicle ploughs through crowd near London mosque
Vehicle ploughs through crowd near London mosque

Police believe the driver of the van acted alone but are continuing to investigate the circumstances leading up to the attack . "When he came in the landlord said he was on his own and started shouting "I'll kill every f****** Muslim ".

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  • US Air Force F-15 Shoots Down Iranian Drone
US Air Force F-15 Shoots Down Iranian Drone

Officials also said that the shot Iranian aircraft was the same type of drone that a US warplane had shot down June 8 after it attacked USA -backed fighters in southern Syria . That incident prompted the Russian ministry of defense to announce that it would suspend the de-confliction hotline with the coalition which is created to prevent any...

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  • Warmbier's death looms over US-China talks on North Korea
Warmbier's death looms over US-China talks on North Korea

The Trump administration secured Warmbier's release from North Korea last week on humanitarian grounds after almost 18 months of imprisonment. They said Warmbier's severe brain injury was most likely - given his young age - to have been caused by cardiopulmonary arrest cutting the blood supply to the brain.

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  • Republican wins Georgia election, blow to anti-Trump effort
Republican wins Georgia election, blow to anti-Trump effort

Georgia's outcome followed similar results in Montana , Kansas and SC, where Republicans won special House races by much narrower margins than they managed in November. It has been a traditionally Republican seat for decades but Democrats became cheerful after the victory margin for Donald Trump declined to just 1 percent compared to 23 per...

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  • Qatari riyal under pressure as Saudi, UAE banks delay Qatar deals
Qatari riyal under pressure as Saudi, UAE banks delay Qatar deals

The U.S.is in a delicate position with Qatar, particularly given the significant American troop presence at several military bases. " We are not ready to surrender, and will never be ready to surrender the independence of our foreign policy ", he told reporters later, adding: "No one will break us".

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  • Scalise Shooting Tests Bernie Sanders' Movement
Scalise Shooting Tests Bernie Sanders' Movement

Zack Barth, a congressional aide, was shot in the calf, treated and released from a hospital. Officer BaileyCapitol Police Officer David Bailey received a minor injury but was not shot, according to U.S. His Facebook page shows he was a fan of Vermont Sen. He had also posted inflammatory messages opposing the presidency of Donald Trump and articula...

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  • Republican Karen Handel Beats Democrat Jon Ossoff In The Georgia Special Election
Republican Karen Handel Beats Democrat Jon Ossoff In The Georgia Special Election

Democrats hoped a victory on Tuesday would fuel momentum for the 2018 midterm elections. Handel says she wants to work on tax reform with lower corporate rates, "but also lower individual rates so that our middle class can participate and our small businesses can participate".

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  • Starnes: Trump Should Rain Down Hell Fire On North Korea
Starnes: Trump Should Rain Down Hell Fire On North Korea

Otto Warmbier died at the age of 22 in a Cincinnati hospital on Monday, just days after the North Korean government sent him home in a coma and suffering from extensive brain damage, according to the United States doctors who treated him. Under their proposal, the Treasury Department would be ordered to prohibit all financial transactions related t...

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  • Jared Kushner heading to Mideast for peace talks
Jared Kushner heading to Mideast for peace talks

Jason Greenblatt, Trump's global envoy, arrived on Monday. "Part of it is to figure out how to make incremental change that results in a lasting peace", Sean Spicer , the White House press secretary, said on Monday as reported by the New York Times.

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  • Tropical storm Cindy strengthens over central Gulf of Mexico: NHC
Tropical storm Cindy strengthens over central Gulf of Mexico: NHC

Although the center of the storm won't arrive until Thursday evening or night, bands of rain will begin arriving by late Wednesday and continue through the day Thursday. FEMA also moved 125,000 meals and 200,000 liters of water into the state, the report added. The now-official Tropical Storm Cindy is expected to hit the Texas Gulf Coast someti...

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  • Bihar CM extends support to NDA's prez candidate Ram Nath Kovind
Bihar CM extends support to NDA's prez candidate Ram Nath Kovind

When asked what made him agree to back Kovind, the Sena chief said, "We have studied his personality and found him to be a very simple and a decent human being". A prominent politician criticised the announcement of Kovind's name without consultation with opposition leaders. The then BJP spokesperson has opposed the Ranganath Misra commission repor...

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  • Pedestrian Injured After Runaway Bus Rolls Down Brooklyn Street, Slams Into Church
Pedestrian Injured After Runaway Bus Rolls Down Brooklyn Street, Slams Into Church

No passengers were on the bus at the time. Video shows the bus rolling at speed down the street, which was thankfully pretty quiet at that time in the morning, as the stunned witnesses yelled out 'there's nobody in there!' Police say 10 cars were also struck by the bus and damaged.

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  • What is the Queen's speech and what date is it happening?
What is the Queen's speech and what date is it happening?

Nor was there a mention of President Donald Trump's a state visit . Of 27 Bills and draft bills unveiled in her first Queen's Speech, eight are devoted to the complex process of withdrawal from the EU, including a Repeal Bill to overturn the 1972 Act which took Britain into the European Economic Community and separate Bills on customs, trade...

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  • Trump likely to reveal this week whether secret Comey tapes exist
Trump likely to reveal this week whether secret Comey tapes exist

It is to be noted that Carson's stance on the issue is a noteworthy break from President Trump and his administration's stance, which has time and again called the whole investigation a " witch hunt ". Comey accused the president of dismissing him to undermine the investigation into ties between the Trump campaign team and Russian officials...

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  • Handel defeats Ossoff in most expensive House race in history
Handel defeats Ossoff in most expensive House race in history

House seat in Georgia's 6th Congressional District - beating back the "Resistance" movement and defending a seat in the wealthy Atlanta suburbs that Republicans have held for almost 40 years. The race between Handel and Ossoff has been the most expensive U.S. House race in history , and is projected to cost close to $60 million. Handel'...

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  • President Trump's Businesses Are Bringing In A Lot Of Money
President Trump's Businesses Are Bringing In A Lot Of Money

The report, which the president voluntarily filed with the Office of Government Ethics , underscores the unprecedented financial interests Trump has brought with him to the Oval Office, an arrangement that has generated sharp criticism and spurred legal challenges.

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