• Tillerson urges China to put more pressure on N. Korea
Tillerson urges China to put more pressure on N. Korea

North Korea put a temporary moratorium on its nuclear and uranium programs in February 2012 in return for food aid from the USA, but the deal came apart two months later when North Korea launched a rocket to put a satellite into orbit. "It does demand something that's beyond the typical response". One possibility is North Korea maybe hinting that...

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  • Sean Spicer claims he has never discussed Russian hacking with Trump
Sean Spicer claims he has never discussed Russian hacking with Trump

Ingraham agreed that it does become "performance art" to some degree, while Spicer added that there's a better focus on substance over "snarkiness" when reporters aren't trying to get their "clip" out there (like in off-camera gaggles). "I don't know if he's seen the legislation or not", Spicer said. Spicer said the press staff has been available...

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  • Firefighting plane crashes in Portugal
Firefighting plane crashes in Portugal

There, about 1,100 firefighters supported by 14 water-dropping aircraft battled the flames, which officials said they expected to extinguish by Wednesday night. A spokesman for Spain's Ministry of Defense said it had not lost a plane, denying earlier reports that a Spanish water-dropping plane had crashed. Maria Jose Andre told The Associated P...

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  • Spanish Prosecutors Accuse Mourinho of €3.3m Tax Fraud
Spanish Prosecutors Accuse Mourinho of €3.3m Tax Fraud

Those include Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo , who played under Mr Mourinho and shares the same agent. Mourinho's side will then face Real Madrid at the home of the San Francisco 49ers National Football League team and Barcelona at the Washington Redskins' FedExField.

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  • IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul
IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

The explosions happened as Iraq's elite Counter Terrorism Service units, which have been battling their way through Mosul's Old City , got to within 164 feet of the mosque, the Iraqi military statement said . Here are key facts about Mosul's Grand al-Nuri Mosque and famous leaning minaret, blown up on Wednesday as Iraqi forces advanced ...

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  • Supreme Court to hear potentially landmark case on partisan gerrymandering
Supreme Court to hear potentially landmark case on partisan gerrymandering

At issue is the bad habit that state legislature majorities, abetted by like-minded governors, have of skewing congressional and state legislative districts to their party's advantage. When the Court has chosen to invalidate redistricting lines in the past, it has generally done so based on the claim that the lines in question disenfranchise minori...

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  • Whatsapp video, voice calls available in UAE
Whatsapp video, voice calls available in UAE

The instant messaging service appears to have had its free voice and video calling features - which it introduced to the platform previous year - unblocked in the UAE. Currently, Apple's FaceTime voice and video communications service is not installed by default on the company's smartphones bought in the UAE. When it comes to the list of smartpho...

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  • Lowcountry Boeing plane featured in Paris show
Lowcountry Boeing plane featured in Paris show

Nearly 40% of the planes will go to customers in Asia, driven heavily by booming air traffic in China . Monarch has also selected Boeing as its flight training provider for its 737 MAX fleet and will be entering into an agreement with Boeing subsidiary AerData for services pertaining to aircraft records management.

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  • Dennis Rodman back in North Korea; ailing American leaves
Dennis Rodman back in North Korea; ailing American leaves

After confessing, Otto Warmbier was sentenced to fifteen years of hard labor . He reportedly was detained for trying to remove a propaganda banner from his hotel. He said Warmbier, of Cincinnati, was en route to the U.S. Warmbier's parents said in a statement Tuesday that he had been freed by the Communist state but had to be medically eva...

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  • Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law
Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law

These included how to make sure health care subsidies can't be used for policies that provide abortions, how to curb spending on the federal-state Medicaid program and how quickly to repeal tax increases that Obama levied on high earners and medical companies to finance his statute's expanded coverage.

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  • United States spy satellites detect activity at North Korean nuclear test site
United States spy satellites detect activity at North Korean nuclear test site

A person believed to be Otto Warmbier is transferred from a medical transport airplane to an awaiting ambulance at Lunken Airport in Cincinnati, Ohio . The president told The Wall Street Journal, "I felt pretty strongly that they had a tremendous power over North Korea ... Surrounded by his loving family, Otto died [Monday] at 2:20 p.m.", the...

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  • Korea, terrorism expected to feature at US-China dialogue
Korea, terrorism expected to feature at US-China dialogue

A series of meetings in recent weeks in Brussels and Beijing have focused on ways that participants believe the European Union could facilitate negotiations with North Korea, drawing on its members' diplomatic ties with Pyongyang and on its experience in helping to negotiate the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, the officials said.

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  • Russian Federation cruise past New Zealand in Confederations Cup
Russian Federation cruise past New Zealand in Confederations Cup

Between the Russian government's role in geopolitical affairs, the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) McLaren Report into alleged state-supported performance-enhancing drug use among Russian athletes, and the mediocre performance of the national team in recent tournaments, a number of prospective sponsors have found reasons to stay away.

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  • Hundreds Detained Across Russia for Protesting Corruption on Russia Day
Hundreds Detained Across Russia for Protesting Corruption on Russia Day

At least 600 people were detained in Moscow - where riot police tried to push the crowds back sometimes by beating them with batons - and 300 in Saint Petersburg, according to an NGO that tracks arrests, with Navalny himself picked up by police as he was headed to the event.

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  • U.S. pushing China to rein in companies that deal with NKorea
U.S. pushing China to rein in companies that deal with NKorea

The security talks between USA and Chinese diplomats and defence chiefs are occurring amid outrage in Washington over the death of Otto Warmbier days after the American student was released from imprisonment in North Korea in a coma. "We also affirmed our strong commitment to cooperate, including through the United Nations, to realize our shared ...

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  • Duke of Cambridge turns 35 in year when he becomes full-time royal
Duke of Cambridge turns 35 in year when he becomes full-time royal

Traditionally, members of the royal family celebrate their birthdays in private with no scheduled engagements, and William is expected to do the same following his recent string of public outings. According to People , royal protocol states that touching a member of the royal family is historically reserved for handshakes. It was announced in Ja...

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  • Duke of Edinburgh admitted to hospital
Duke of Edinburgh admitted to hospital

The Duke was at the Queen's side on Tuesday for the opening day of Royal Ascot and a source said he was on "good form" during the event. Philip appeared to be in fine spirits when he attended the first day of Royal Ascot yesterday along with the Queen, Prince Charles, Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge.

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  • Prince Philip Hospitalized for an Infection
Prince Philip Hospitalized for an Infection

As per tradition, the queen gave a speech to Parliament Wednesday morning announcing the government's legislative agenda. The queen plans to attend the Royal Ascot on Wednesday afternoon, the palace said. However, his past history of a bladder infection could indicate his current problem. He is not bedridden, but up and about inside the p...

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  • Tillerson urges China to put more pressure on North Korea
Tillerson urges China to put more pressure on North Korea

He died Monday as a result of his condition. "It's a total disgrace what happened to Otto", Trump said, during an event in the Oval Office. Warmbier's funeral will be held at Wyoming High School - located in the city of Wyoming, a suburb of Cincinnati - from which he graduated in 2013.

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  • Britain's Prince Philip hospitalised with infection
Britain's Prince Philip hospitalised with infection

The Duke of Edinburgh has left the King Edward VII hospital, where he was being treated for an infection, after two nights. But he has also expressed his disappointment at not being able to attend the State Opening of Parliament and a second day at Royal Ascot.

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