• S Korea's Moon urges North Korea to return detainees swiftly
S Korea's Moon urges North Korea to return detainees swiftly

A coroner's office in OH is investigating the death of a 22-year-old college student who died less than a week after his return to the US after almost a year and a half in North Korean detention, a spokesman said Tuesday. While almost all Americans who have gone to North Korea have left without incident, some have been seized and given draconian ...

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  • Despite China's 'Help With North Korea, It Has Not Worked Out'
Despite China's 'Help With North Korea, It Has Not Worked Out'

But he firmly rejected two statements issued last week by Tomas Ojea-Quintana, the United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in North Korea, about detainees and stalled family reunions between Koreans on both sides of the divided peninsula.

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  • After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching
After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching

Sponsored Content - Download our Executive Briefing to learn how agency and industry experts are hoping to reduce insider threats. The official reaction from the campaign arm of House Democrats - the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee - was that Ossoff had run a very good race in Red State America, and that Democrats "have the mome...

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  • Brussels railway station reopens after terror blast
Brussels railway station reopens after terror blast

The suspect was initially reported to have been wearing an explosive belt and had wires coming out of his clothes, according to some media, although police say they are unable to comment on the reports. Belgian troops shot a suspected suicide bomber in Brussels Central Station on Tuesday but there were no other casualties and the situation ...

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  • No conclusion yet on U.S. student's cause of death
No conclusion yet on U.S. student's cause of death

United States officials told CNN that if a sixth nuclear test by North Korea were to occur, it would be clear that the existing pressure by China on North Korea is not working. On Monday, he blamed the "brutality of the North Korean regime" for Warmbier's death. The University of Virginia student was accused of trying to steal a propaganda bann...

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  • U.S. shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria
U.S. shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria

In the latest incident, the Iranian-made drone was flying near coalition forces, prompting the U.S.to deploy an F-15E fighter jet to shoot it down. The developments added to already-soaring regional tensions and reflect the intensifying rivalry among the major players in Syria's civil war that could spiral out of control just as the fight again...

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  • Georgia Republican Wins Expensive House Race To Replace Tom Price
Georgia Republican Wins Expensive House Race To Replace Tom Price

The race came down to the wire as Ossoff, a 30-year-old filmmaker and onetime political staffer running on a centrist message, and Handel , a former Georgia secretary of state, spent election day seeking to convert as many independent or undecided voters as possible .

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  • Michael Cinco creates wedding gown for Swarovski heiress
Michael Cinco creates wedding gown for Swarovski heiress

Swarovski , who is also a singer, wore a 46kg custom-made wedding gown that she designed herself with the help of Dubai-based designer, Michael Cinco. Guests ate a five-tier wedding cake while watching a fireworks display after dancing. Victoria's dress is thought to have cost more than £700,000 and came embellished with 500,000 Swarovski crystal...

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  • Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia House special election, CNN projects
Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia House special election, CNN projects

The district has historically leaned heavily Republican . With 81 percent of the district reporting, Handel leads by a 52 to 48 margin over Democrat Jon Ossoff . It just hasn't flowed through her campaign, which has raised $5 million thanks in part to three fundraisers headlined by Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Paul Ryan.

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  • Romanian prime minister, gov't ousted in no-confidence vote
Romanian prime minister, gov't ousted in no-confidence vote

At first Grindeanu complied but recently began asserting his independence, which reportedly led to the current crisis. Romania is regarded as the European Union's most corrupt state , while Brussels has been specially monitoring its justice since it joined the bloc in 2007.

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  • United States jet shoots down Iranian drone over Syria
United States jet shoots down Iranian drone over Syria

A statement released after the incident said that the drone was armed, and that it "displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces". It was the second time this month that the US has shot down an armed drone in the vicinity of the camp at Tanf.

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  • Donald Trump: China Effort on North Korea 'Has Not Worked Out'
Donald Trump: China Effort on North Korea 'Has Not Worked Out'

Korean-Americans Tony Kim and Kim Hak Song, who worked at the foreign-funded Pyongyang University of Science and Technology in the capital, were recently detained for hostile acts against the government, according to North Korea's state media.

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  • US State Department 'mystified' by Gulf states on Qatar
US State Department 'mystified' by Gulf states on Qatar

This is largely in keeping with what you'd figure would be the United States position on Qatar, a long-time ally, but runs contrary to President Trump, who personally took credit for the Saudi-led move and has repeatedly parroted Saudi allegations against the Qatari government since then.

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  • Tensions rise in Syria as Russia, Iran send USA warnings
Tensions rise in Syria as Russia, Iran send USA warnings

Damascus said the Syrian aircraft was performing a task against Daesh terrorist group (banned in Russia ). It appeared to be Iran's first missile attack overseas in over 15 years and its first in the Syrian conflict, in which it has provided crucial support to Assad.

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

Speculation has also swirled that Trump is considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller , who was appointed to lead the Justice Department's Russian Federation investigation after Comey's termination. "I know you have good ratings, but it reaches a lot of people". At the president's urging, he has been on the offensive, casting doubt ...

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  • United Kingdom accepts EU's timetable for Brexit negotiations
United Kingdom accepts EU's timetable for Brexit negotiations

Representatives for the United Kingdom (U.K.) and the European Union (EU) kicked off Brexit negotiations in Brussels on June 19, nearly 12 weeks after Britain's prime minister triggered the mechanism that would let it depart from the EU.

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  • Who to believe, Comey or Trump?
Who to believe, Comey or Trump?

The source familiar with the Mueller probe told Reuters that Mueller was also examining whether Trump or others tried to interfere with the investigation. The panel sent a bipartisan letter this month to White House counsel Don McGahn seeking an answer by this Friday. Sekulow says the president has a social media platform that can reach 107 milli...

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  • Suspect killed after explosion at Brussels railway station
Suspect killed after explosion at Brussels railway station

However, no further threat was seen as imminent and the public alert level was left unchanged. He set off his bomb on a crowded station concourse below ground at 8:44 p.m. "We will not let ourselves be intimidated", Michel said. "Life goes on as normal in #Brussels", he wrote. Belgium's federal prosecutor says the incident at Brussels Central...

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  • Special Congressional Election In Georgia Expected To Be Close
Special Congressional Election In Georgia Expected To Be Close

The race appeared virtually deadlocked as Democrat Jon Ossoff , a 30-year-old filmmaker and onetime political staffer running on a centrist message, and Republican Karen Handel , a former Georgia secretary of state, spent election day seeking to convert as many independent or undecided voters as possible .

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  • China's pressure on North Korea hasn't worked
China's pressure on North Korea hasn't worked

The Warmbier family's "objection to an autopsy was honored", the office said, and only an external examination was performed. The coroner's office also reviewed medical records from University of Cincinnati Medical Center and AeroMed Management Group.

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