• 'Making A Murderer': Brendan Dassey to be re-tried or released
'Making A Murderer': Brendan Dassey to be re-tried or released

Brendan was just 16-years-old and mentally impaired when he confessed to helping his uncle, Steven Avery , kill Teresa Halbach. Brendan Dassey's 2007 conviction was based largely on his confession, but a federal court ruled in August 2016 that detectives coerced that confession from him.

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  • Food poisoning at Mosul's displacement camp kills hundreds
Food poisoning at Mosul's displacement camp kills hundreds

The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said it was concerned by the event, and called on authorities to investigate how the incident occurred. Rizgar Obed , camp supervisor from the Barzani Charity Foundation, told Rudaw that officials there had originally banned outside organizations from bringing food to the camp, but they changed the regulations bec...

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  • N Korea denies torturing US student Warmbier: KCNA
N Korea denies torturing US student Warmbier: KCNA

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the administration would "continue to apply economic and political pressure" on North Korea, in conjunction with USA allies and China, "to change this behaviour and this regime ". It is "important to send out a message to North Korea that if it decides to denuclearize and to come to the negotiating ta...

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  • DUP whip: Chances of Conservative deal 'very good'
DUP whip: Chances of Conservative deal 'very good'

It comes the day before parliament is opened by the Queen, after the return following the election was delayed. "I will of course talk to and liaise with all parties in Northern Ireland , the Republic and London to explain our position and why it is important and hopefully find a solution everyone can live with", he said .

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  • May moves to placate European Union with deal on citizens' rights
May moves to placate European Union with deal on citizens' rights

Before the two-day meeting in Brussels starting Thursday, summit chairman Donald Tusk trumpeted the resurgence of the European Union , even as Britain launched talks this week on leaving. The bloc's medicines and banking agencies are now in London, and nearly every European Union nation wants one of the two agencies. Tusk said leaders were all d...

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  • Separate Blasts Kill Nearly 30 in Pakistan
Separate Blasts Kill Nearly 30 in Pakistan

Hospital officials have confirmed that at least 20 of the wounded are in critical condition. The intensity of the second blat was far greater than the first blast that increased the toll of the injured and killed. The explosion took place near the Inspector General of Police (IGP), and went off when officers went to search the vehicle. Pakistan...

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  • After Georgia loss, some Democrats turn on Nancy Pelosi
After Georgia loss, some Democrats turn on Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi told fellow House Democrats in a letter Wednesday, "The House was in play before the Georgia race". "I'm worth the trouble, quite frankly", she said. In fact, anyone who does not support Democrats is considered a racist, bigot, homophobe, or misogynist. But his loss could serve as a wakeup call for liberals who think the Tr...

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  • At least 10 killed, 60 injured in twin Parachinar explosions
At least 10 killed, 60 injured in twin Parachinar explosions

The twin explosions ripped through a local market in Parachinar city earlier this evening and hours after a deadly suicide vehicle bomb attack left around thirteen people dead. At the hospital in Quetta , anxious children stood by the bloodstained cots of wounded relatives, and Pakistani soldiers visited injured colleagues.

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  • Bombings at market in Pakistan kill 15
Bombings at market in Pakistan kill 15

Officials in Pakistan say more than 40 people were killed Friday in four separate attacks in three major Pakistani cities. Balochistan Home Secretary confirmed that the suicide bomber actually wanted to target the office of the inspector general of police, but when he was stopped, he blew himself up.

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  • Heat wave coming to Vancouver Island
Heat wave coming to Vancouver Island

Hot weather is expected this weekend, according to Environment Canada , with temperatures hitting at least 32 degrees Celsius away from the water. Temperatures will start to dip again on Monday due to an onshore flow of cool, marine air.

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  • North Korea calls itself 'biggest victim' in Warmbier's death
North Korea calls itself 'biggest victim' in Warmbier's death

Only about a week has elapsed since ex-North Korean detainee Otto Warmbier returned to the United States in a coma after 17 months in custody. Only under the current administration of Donald Trump , North Korea received several such requests and agreed to send the student back home "in consideration of his bad health", the statement said .

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  • Senate GOP unveils Obamacare overhaul, but not all aboard
Senate GOP unveils Obamacare overhaul, but not all aboard

Both bills would eliminate most of the taxes imposed by the Affordable Care Act . Don Nielsen, government relations director for the state nurses association, said the GOP bill "heightens awareness and focuses more than ever on the need for health care change and improvement in California".

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  • Majority of voters say Russian Federation case is hurting the country
Majority of voters say Russian Federation case is hurting the country

But overhyped news, at least. Democrats hold a 17-point advantage on which party does a better job dealing with health care, while Republicans enjoy a 7-point edge on the economy, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll .

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  • Ram Nath Kovind to file nomination on June 23
Ram Nath Kovind to file nomination on June 23

In his media interaction, Paneerselvam said an "opportunity" has been provided for a member of the dalit community to be elected to the presidents office, and "for providing that opportunity (to Kovind), we have chose to support him". With Shiv Sena's assured support, the BJP can now breath easy. The AIADMK carries a vote share of 5.36 percen...

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  • Suspect identified after Chinese kindergarten blast
Suspect identified after Chinese kindergarten blast

Police did not specify what caused the explosion. Public security minister Guo Shengkun ordered a "prompt" investigation and "demanded enhanced checks of possible risks at densely populated venues", the official Xinhua news agency said. The explosion happened at about 17:00 (09:00 GMT). Many people might be dead. A witness identified only by th...

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  • Critics of Senate health bill hope to sway GOP Sen. Cassidy
Critics of Senate health bill hope to sway GOP Sen. Cassidy

AVIK ROY: The bill will encourage a lot more of those individuals to buy health insurance. Democrats hope to use those rules to erase some language from the bill, including a section barring consumers from using the measure's health care tax credits to buy insurance that covers abortions.

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  • Russia may have killed ISIS leader in airstrike
Russia may have killed ISIS leader in airstrike

The air strike, targeted a meeting of IS leaders and was carried out on May 28, the agencies cited the ministry as saying. The statement also said that about 30 commanders and up to 300 personnel guards attached to these leader could also have been killed.

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  • US would like nuclear deal with India to go forward
US would like nuclear deal with India to go forward

The official also indicated that H-1B visa, which has so dominated speculation in India and among analysts and the Indian-American public, is not on the cards for discussions as no changes in the system were imminent despite the Executive Orders that have been signed by the President.

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  • To make it clear, we are the biggest victim of this incident
To make it clear, we are the biggest victim of this incident

The secluded state's official Korean Central News Agency denied that North Korea cruelly treated or tortured Otto Warmbier and accused the United States and South Korea of a smear campaign that insulted what it called its "humanitarian" treatment of him.

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  • 'Limited Operations' Inch US Towards War in Syria
'Limited Operations' Inch US Towards War in Syria

Senior Iranian officials had also put the blame for the Tehran attacks on Riyadh, saying Saudi Arabia was "promoting terrorist groups" in Iran . "They show evidence of arms, logistical and medical assistance, which are all clues of American support for Daesh". Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman echoed his sentiments, telling his Yisrael Beit...

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