• Otto Warmbier has 'severe neurological injury' after detainment in North Korea
Otto Warmbier has 'severe neurological injury' after detainment in North Korea

Doctors described the 22-year-old's state as "unresponsive wakefulness". In contrast, he praised the Trump administration's efforts: "They have our thanks for bringing Otto home". When asked if Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea had anything to do with Otto's release, Warmbier responded, "No he didn't". But we're tremendously proud of him.

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  • North Korea accuses US of 'smear campaign' over death of Otto Warmbier
North Korea accuses US of 'smear campaign' over death of Otto Warmbier

Warmbier died days after his return to the United States, and his funeral was held Thursday in his hometown of Wyoming, Ohio . He said that North Korea had accepted the Trump administration's "repeated requests" for Mr. North Korea has denied torturing University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier. In the first official reaction to his ...

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  • North Korea denies torturing American detainee
North Korea denies torturing American detainee

But he warns the increasingly belligerent actions of the communist regime are a result of the US failing to hold it accountable for more than two decades. Warmbier's former soccer coach, Steve Thomas, said the Jewish student came from a religious family and was involved in mission trips and a birthright trip to Israel.

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  • Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn enjoys hero's welcome at Glastonbury Festival
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn enjoys hero's welcome at Glastonbury Festival

Corbyn, speaking at the Left Field tent after his Pyramid Stage speech, cited the Labour manifesto as a "turning point" in the election. He met festival founder Michael Eavis, 81, posed for pictures with staff at the site in Pilton, Somerset, and enjoyed a vegan lunch at the Greenpeace area.

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  • South Korean president calls for North Korean Olympic participation
South Korean president calls for North Korean Olympic participation

The disclosure of the North's engine test came a day after the United States pressed China to exert more economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to help rein in its nuclear and missile programs during a round of high-level talks in Washington.

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  • Republican senators 'not ready to vote' for health care bill
Republican senators 'not ready to vote' for health care bill

Facing unanimous Democratic opposition, McConnell can afford to lose just two of the 52 GOP senators and still prevail. Erasing Obama's law has been a marquee pledge for Trump and virtually the entire party for years, and failure would be a shattering defeat for the GOP.

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  • Flash flood watch issued
Flash flood watch issued

This may have the effect of focusing the heaviest rainfall to our west and northwest. Rain mixed with clouds and sunshine across the region. A storm could cause a surge of up to three feet (1 meter) in isolated areas from southeastern Louisiana to the western Florida Panhandle and possibly spawn tornados from the lower MS and Tennessee Va...

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  • PM Modi arrives in Washington ahead of meeting with Trump, top CEOs
PM Modi arrives in Washington ahead of meeting with Trump, top CEOs

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the two leaders "will discuss ongoing cooperation, including counterterrorism, defence partnership in the Indo-Pacific region, global cooperation, burden-sharing, trade, law enforcement and energy".

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  • Comey 'porn', Trump tape tease! (Washington Diary) — Trump Times
Comey 'porn', Trump tape tease! (Washington Diary) — Trump Times

That, of course, is exactly what Trump did after he fired Comey. Mr Mueller was appointed by the US Department of Justice shortly after Mr Comey's termination. At a White House ceremony, Mueller praised Comey as a man of "honesty, dedication and integrity", and Comey repaid the favor minutes later by joking that he "must be out of my mind to be f...

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  • Liberty Counsel praises 'pro-life provisions' in Senate health care plan
Liberty Counsel praises 'pro-life provisions' in Senate health care plan

Planned Parenthood performs more than abortions and the majority of their patients use medicaid for their services. The other 88 percent receive services like tests for sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy, annual checkups, cervical cancer screenings and prescriptions for various forms of birth control.

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  • EU, Britain may strike 'fair deal'
EU, Britain may strike 'fair deal'

The British minister raised the issue once again yesterday only to be shut down by EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier, who said the European Council would only proceed to future ties when "sufficient progress has been made" in other areas. The Japanese government should increase efforts to seek action from Britain and the European Union so the ef...

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  • Montreal resident accused of stabbing police officer at MI airport
Montreal resident accused of stabbing police officer at MI airport

The 49-year-old has been remanded in prison ahead of a hearing scheduled to take place next week. Fifty-year-old Amor Ftouhi, who carried out the "lone-wolf" attack had entered the U.S. Meanwhile, Neville was "doing well" at a hospital, airport Director Craig Williams said Thursday. Police in Canada were searching a Montreal apartment.

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  • British lawmakers hit by 'sustained' cyber attack
British lawmakers hit by 'sustained' cyber attack

Britain's National Crime Agency tweeted that it was looking into the matter with the help of the National Cyber Security Centre . The post United Kingdom parliament cuts e-mail access after cyberattack appeared first on The Independent Uganda :.

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  • Hackers target United Kingdom parliament email accounts
Hackers target United Kingdom parliament email accounts

In a statement , a parliament spokesperson said it was investigating "unauthorised attempts to access accounts of parliamentary networks users". The House of Commons said it was working with the National Cyber Security Centre to defend parliament's network and was confident it had protected all accounts and systems.

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  • Grenfell Tower Fire: Police say blaze started in a refrigerator
Grenfell Tower Fire: Police say blaze started in a refrigerator

Portsmouth City Council said cladding from all its tower blocks was independently tested and the material on the 18-storey Horatia House and Leamington House came back as "a fire risk". They have stressed that any people involved in the fire, or who have information about victims, will not have their immigration status checked amid concerns that so...

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  • Georgia election a bad sign for Southwest Florida Democrats
Georgia election a bad sign for Southwest Florida Democrats

Donations to the Democratic House and Senate campaign committees would have soared. The two candidates together had spent more money on this campaign than on any other House contest in USA history, over US$50 million. Democrats also lost in Montana where the Republican candidates won even after assault charges against him and also suffered ...

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  • Gingrich Hopes Pelosi Stays Around 'For 10 More Years'
Gingrich Hopes Pelosi Stays Around 'For 10 More Years'

Democrats also lost a special election in SC on Tuesday in a race Republicans were widely expected to win. "And you can't get away from the fact that in Georgia this was seen as a test of whether the resistance by Democrats was going to overpower the Republicans or whether the Trump vote would hold".

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  • US Troop Members Injured In An Insider Attack In Afghanistan
US Troop Members Injured In An Insider Attack In Afghanistan

The Taliban stormed a police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday after striking it with two suicide vehicle bombs, killing several police officers, officials said. The Taliban also claimed responsibility for an attack on a Afghan military base that left well over 100 troops dead. With President Ashraf Ghani's government lock...

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  • President Trump thinks of putting solar panels on the Mexican border
President Trump thinks of putting solar panels on the Mexican border

USA president Donald Trump's suggestion to add solar panels to a wall he wants built along the border with Mexico may require some unexpected cooperation from America's southern neighbour to make it a reality - Mexico will have to agree to help keep it clean.

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  • White House says Trump tweet meets Comey tapes records request
White House says Trump tweet meets Comey tapes records request

Trump's explanation implies that his tweets would have intimidated Comey into telling the truth instead of fabricating the details of their interactions. "We have four very good people that - it's not that they're opposed; they'd like to get certain changes", Trump said. The four leaders of the investigations , Reps.

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