• North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death
North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death

Kim Jong Un , the dictator who inherited rule of North Korea, seems ignorant of the rest of the world and particularly of how North Korea is perceived. North Korean officials originally claimed that Otto had become ill from botulism after his March trial and slipped into a coma after taking a sleeping pill.

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  • Macron party set for big win in France
Macron party set for big win in France

Few MPs are expected to be elected outright on Sunday. Based on the first-round results, candidates from Macron's LREM, a political party that barely existed one year ago, were projected to take between 415 and 445 seats in the 577-seat National Assembly next week.

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  • Public funeral planned for USA student Warmbier
Public funeral planned for USA student Warmbier

The 22-year-old USA student died on 19 June shortly after being freed from a detention facility in North Korea. Almost all Americans who have gone to North Korea have left without incident. Setting aside the North's political and diplomatic goal of improving relations with the U.S., this is something it ought to seriously consider in light of unive...

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  • Islamic militants occupy Philippine school, take hostages: Army
Islamic militants occupy Philippine school, take hostages: Army

The Straits Times reported today that Mahmud, who helped finance the ongoing siege by extremists in Marawi City , was believed to have been killed in fighting there. "I know there are still people in our area but they're afraid to go out". "They're pinned down", he said. "They're the ones who ran and got trapped in the gunbattle and then ...

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  • Grenfell Tower blaze started in fridge freezer
Grenfell Tower blaze started in fridge freezer

United Kingdom authorities have given assurances that they will not check anyone's immigration status as a result of information given to police in relation to the blaze. Downing Street said 600 buildings in the country have "similar cladding" to that of Grenfell Tower in North Kensington, which was destroyed by the June 14 blaze.

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  • Queen to outline United Kingdom government plans
Queen to outline United Kingdom government plans

His rare absence from the State Opening of Parliament added to the solemnity of an occasion cherished by the British people and replete with historical tradition. This year's speech covers government business for the next two years. Despite the botched election and calls for her resignation, May has stayed on as prime minister, although many co...

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  • Funeral services held for American student Otto Warmbier
Funeral services held for American student Otto Warmbier

Kenneth Bae, the U.S. citizen detained by North Korea for two years, says he believes it is possible the late Otto Warmbier could have been tortured during his captivity in the communist country. "The smear campaign against DPRK staged in the USA compels us to make firm determination that humanitarianism and benevolence for the enemy are a taboo an...

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  • Nancy Pelosi lauds her own leadership record after Democratic losses
Nancy Pelosi lauds her own leadership record after Democratic losses

According to the FEC, they received nearly four million dollars in payments from the Ossoff campaign for consulting, and advertisement production. Georgia's special election was the most expensive U.S. There's also an even more basic reality: Showing that the party will dump its leader if Republicans are persistently negative enough about that le...

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  • China's efforts on North Korea not worked out: Donald Trump
China's efforts on North Korea not worked out: Donald Trump

But shortly after Spicer spoke, Trump posted his statement on Twitter. "We can not know for sure that North Korea killed Mr. Warmbier , but I believe it is quite clear that they have a heavy responsibility in the process that led to his death", Moon told Norah O'Donnel, co-anchor and interviewer for news program This Morning.

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  • US Prez Donald Trump calls Warmbier death a 'total disgrace'
US Prez Donald Trump calls Warmbier death a 'total disgrace'

The two leaders had a high-profile summit in Florida in April and Trump has frequently praised Xi while resisting criticizing Chinese trade practices. The talks followed what a United States official said on Tuesday were new movements detected by United States spy satellites at North Korea's nuclear test site.

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  • North Korea denies torturing United States detainee Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing United States detainee Otto Warmbier

North Korea on Friday called itself the "biggest victim" in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma. Vagonis, who was Warmbier's girlfriend at the time of his detention in North Korea, described how they first met at a party at his apartment. He could not speak or move...

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  • Choa leaves AOA after taking hiatus for depression
Choa leaves AOA after taking hiatus for depression

In her post , Choa explained that she was leaving AOA because she was suffering from depression and insomnia. On her Instagram page, AOA's ChoA posted a letter to explain why she has left the group. Since dating isn't a crime, if our relationship goes forward in the future, I will say so honestly and date. She said she began lessening [her] work...

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  • Australia to resume air strikes in Syria after Russia threat
Australia to resume air strikes in Syria after Russia threat

Murphy's remarks came two days after a U.S. Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane for the first time, prompting Russian Federation to issue a threat against American airborne assets over Syrian airspace. It was not known what exactly was hit and Iran has provided no details. But weeks later, the Russian and USA militaries continued to us...

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  • Police consider manslaughter charges over high-rise fire
Police consider manslaughter charges over high-rise fire

She repeated calls for anyone with information on who might have been in the tower to come forward. When speaking about the 79 people dead, presumed dead or missing, McCormack said: "I fear that there are more". Windhoek-Speaker of the National Assembly Professor Peter Katjavivi has sent a message of condolence to the families of the victims who ...

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  • New White House chief usher moves from Trump hotel
New White House chief usher moves from Trump hotel

But as can be expected from the former model, she's proving that she looks good in just about anything. "Tonight, it's a great picnic, Congressional, picnic with all of us getting together", she said of the picnic. Melania wore a $3000 dress for the occasion by British designer Mary Katranzou. Ivanka Trump was apparently relaxed enough in the R...

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  • Trumps tap Trump hotel employee as new White House chief usher
Trumps tap Trump hotel employee as new White House chief usher

But photos of Ivanka really letting her hair down and playing with her children contrasted sharply against Sean Spicer looking serious and talking on the phone at the event. Wearing a $2,225 Mary Katrantzou grid-print dress , FLOTUS was outfitted perfectly for the occasion. She has been criticised for continuing to live in NY - and costing the...

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  • Grenfell Tower Investigators To Consider Manslaughter Charges
Grenfell Tower Investigators To Consider Manslaughter Charges

While the new information provides details about the fire's source, McCormack said the investigation is working to determine why the blaze spread so quickly, and with such tragic effects. The affected buildings, housing potentially thousands of residents, are in eight local authority areas, including Manchester, Plymouth and Camden in north London...

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  • USA jet 'downs Iranian-made drone' in southern Syria
USA jet 'downs Iranian-made drone' in southern Syria

The drone was identified as a Shaheed-129 that displayed "hostile intent and advanced" on coalition forces at the At Tanf combat outpost used to train partner Syrian forces in the fight against the Islamic State ( ISIS ). Russian Federation said it was cutting the "deconfliction line", a key communication channel between Moscow and Washington u...

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  • Jeffrey Donaldson: 'Very Good Chance' Of Tory Deal
Jeffrey Donaldson: 'Very Good Chance' Of Tory Deal

On the eve of the ceremony, Sky sources said the negotiations " haven't proceeded in a way that DUP would have expected ". "As we have said, both parties are committed to strengthening the Union, combating terrorism, delivering Brexit and delivering prosperity across the whole United Kingdom".

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  • Arab States Issue List of Demands to End Crisis With Qatar
Arab States Issue List of Demands to End Crisis With Qatar

Saudi Arabia and its allies issued a list of demands to Qatar on Thursday, amid a diplomatic crisis in the Gulf, giving Doha ten days to comply. The list of 13 demands circulating on social media also says Qatar must cut ties to extremists including the Muslim Brotherhood, Islamic State group, Al-Qaeda and Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah ...

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