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Global Media Chinese tour agency axes visits to North Korea for U.S. citizens
Author: 0 Chinese tour agency axes visits to North Korea for U.S. citizens

He said: "Today we received with deep sadness the news that Otto Warmbier has passed away". He was leaving North Korea on January 2, 2016, when he was detained at the airport. He fell into a coma shortly thereadter, according to his family. On Monday Tillerson said that the USA holds "North Korea accountable for Otto Warmbier's unjust imprisonment", and demands the release of the three other Americans still being held by Pyongyang.

Global Media Pakistan leapfrog to sixth place in ICC ODI rankings
Author: 0 Pakistan leapfrog to sixth place in ICC ODI rankings

Shikhar Dhawan , Virat Kohli and Bhuvneshwar Kumar were the only Indians who made the XI. In big games, you need captains to have a clear mind since they are the ones who have to steer the ship. This is the first ICC event for many of them. Players like Hasan Ali, Fakhar Zaman were playing their first tournament and showed us that what they are capable of.

Global Media Imam praised for saving life of suspect in London mosque attack
Author: 0 Imam praised for saving life of suspect in London mosque attack

The attack happened as a man who had been taken ill was receiving first aid from the public near the mosque, where people had been saying Ramadan night prayers. "Our community is in shock", he said, urging people attending prayers to remain vigilant. The Finsbury Park Mosque said the van "deliberately mowed down Muslim men and women leaving late evening prayers" at the mosque and the nearby Muslim Welfare House shortly after midnight.

Global Media Iran launches missile attack on 'terrorists' in Syrian city
Author: 0 Iran launches missile attack on 'terrorists' in Syrian city

Isis had claimed responsibility for the recent attacks that were carried out by suicide vehicle bombers, Tasnim news agency reported . Iran's much-vaunted missile strike on Islamic State targets in Syria late Sunday was a flop, with six of the seven medium-range missiles it fired failing to hit their target, Israeli sources said Monday.

Global Media Iran launches missile attack on 'terrorists' in Syria
Author: 0 Iran launches missile attack on 'terrorists' in Syria

Iran's military announced on Sunday that it launched several missiles into Syria , targeting Islamic State fighters in retaliation for the attacks in Tehran on June 7. They also said that Syria is a complex region in which the Assad regime, Russia , Turkey, Iran , Israel and the us, with its allies, have carried out air or missile strikes to achieve different and competing objectives.

Global Media Iran ready to launch new rocket attacks on Syria
Author: 0 Iran ready to launch new rocket attacks on Syria

The Guards Corp said it successfully "targeted the headquarters and meeting place and suicide-car assembly line" of "ISIS terrorists" in the province of Deir el-Zour, where ISIS forces surround an estimated 200,000 people in a government-held section of the provincial capital of the same name.

Author: 0 Trump blames 'brutal' North Korea for student's death

The 22-year-old University of Virginia student was sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years hard labor after he confessed to trying to steal a propaganda poster from a hotel in Pyongyang. The U.S. Department of State warns against travel to North Korea. They said it should be a "call to action to those in the position to protect our American citizens here at home AND overseas".

Author: 0 58 people feared dead in London tower fire

Cundy said the search and recovery operation was ongoing in the burnt-out 24-storey tower, which was built in 1974 and had received a major refurbishment that was completed previous year. People applauded as firefighters walked past. Officials and UK Chancellor Philip Hammond have indicated that the external rain-screen cladding believed to be the cause of the rapid spread of the fire at the Grenfell Tower may have been banned under building regulations in the UK.

Global Media Trove of Nazi Artifacts Including a Bust of Adolf Hitler Found
Author: 0 Trove of Nazi Artifacts Including a Bust of Adolf Hitler Found

Interpol agents followed the collector and raided the house on June 8. According to Argentine authorities, at a secret warehouse found 75 items associated with the Nazis , which is the largest such find in the history of the country. "We are reaching out to global experts to deepen" the investigation. The police and the Argentinean Jewish community, who are trying to find out how they might have come to Argentina, have a theory suggesting a high-ranking Nazi or Nazis may have brought the ...

Author: 0 Ireland's Varadkar says reassured by May over DUP deal

Northern Ireland has been without a power-sharing executive since March and without a first and deputy first minister since January. He is also Ireland's youngest ever prime minister. "And there's work to be done to find middle ground in some of those areas and to accommodate the concerns of people while understanding the political obstacles that other parties may have in terms of some of the issues that are still under discussion".

Author: 0 Major privatisations deliver $4.5 billion NSW budget surplus

Stamp duty on a $2 million house in NSW now costs the buyer $95,763, a big windfall for the state. It comes after The Daily Telegraph revealed on Monday that such a scheme had been recommended by a parliamentary committee. 'We are delivering exactly what we promised we would, ' he said. "We have come a long way in just six years". Significantly for a state budget, this one is presented with an "outcomes" template for the first time, similar to Oklahoma in the US.

Author: 0 Senate judiciary probe may review obstruction of justice

On Fox, it got heated with the host, Wallace "I do not appreciate", Sekulow said, "you putting words in my mouth when I've been crystal clear that the president is not and has not been under investigation". Cuomo kicked off the segment by noting the "obvious contradiction" between Trump's statement in a tweet that he is "under investigation", and his legal counsel's contention that he is not the subject of a probe by Robert Mueller .

Author: 0 So it Begins: Brexit Talks to Focus 1st on Orderly Exit

Britain now appears to have given in on the EU's insistence that the negotiations first focus on three key divorce issues, before moving on to the future EU-UK relationship and a possible trade deal. Mr Barnier insisted, in a dig at United Kingdom prime minister Theresa May , that for both sides "a fair deal is possible and far better than no deal".

Global Media London mosque terror attack suspect named
Author: 0 London mosque terror attack suspect named

In a statement Mr Osborne's nephew Ellis, 26, said "we are massively shocked; it's unbelievable, it still hasn't really sunk in". The van driver, a 46 year old man, was reportedly grabbed by several civilians before the police could reach the scene.

Author: 0 Steve Scalise still 'critical ... but has improved,' hospital says

The rifle round caused severe bleeding, and a doctor said Friday that when he was admitted he was critical with imminent risk of death, but had improved. On Thursday, the hospital reiterated that Scalise will need more operations and will be in the hospital "for some time". Instead of wearing hats representing their home teams , as is the normal tradition, players on both teams will be wearing Louisiana State University hats in honor of Scalise, a Louisiana Republican.

Author: 0 Powerball Jackpot Up to $447M, 10th Largest in US History

Marietta Liquor & Deli owner Matthew says he feels blessed for selling the winning Powerball ticket and does not know which of his customers won the jackpot. Saturday night's jackpot was the 10th largest lottery prize in US history. If they choose to take a cash prize, they walk away with $279.1 million.

Global Media Trump's Approval Down By Double Digits Among GOPers Since 100th Day
Author: 0 Trump's Approval Down By Double Digits Among GOPers Since 100th Day

Polls showing the president this close to a majority approval rating are impossible to come by because they don't exist, so it's no surprise that the insecure Trump would lean on an outlier survey from a Republican-leaning pollster. About one-third said Trump's approach on the process has left them thinking less of the president. Fifty-seven percent now disapprove. The survey of 1,117 adults nationwide, conducted, June 15-18, has a margin of error of 4 percentage points.

Global Media North Korea freed, sentenced to prison, American student
Author: 0 North Korea freed, sentenced to prison, American student

He was sentenced to 15 years in prison with hard labor for subversion after he tearfully confessed that he had tried to steal a propaganda banner. Numerous U.S. officials, however, are questioning North Korea's narrative. Warmbier was arrested in Pyongyang in January 2016, while visiting the country on a group tour.

Global Media Rainy Morning and a Sunny Midday, Possible Thunderstorms in the Afternoon
Author: 0 Rainy Morning and a Sunny Midday, Possible Thunderstorms in the Afternoon

Drier air mass streams into the region with lows falling back to the mid to upper 50s across the interior and low 60s at the coast. Southeast winds 5 to 10 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71 degrees . Beyond that, expect partly cloudy skies Monday night with temperatures dropping to the upper 50s. Then we have a good amount of sunshine during the middle of the day with scattered showers, and a possible isolated thunderstorm in the afternoon.

Global Media President Trump to bring back harsher restrictions on travel to Cuba
Author: 0 President Trump to bring back harsher restrictions on travel to Cuba

Trump will end that practice for so called "people to people" travel , which has created a loophole that allows nearly anyone to travel to the island legally senior White House officials said. Obama's policy shift was designed in part to improve relations with other Latin American countries that opposed a USA -led embargo against Cuba, in place since 1960.

Global Media IOM: 126 Refugees Feared Dead After Shipwreck Off Libya
Author: 0 IOM: 126 Refugees Feared Dead After Shipwreck Off Libya

A passing Libyan fishing vessel rescued the four survivors and put them on another boat of smuggled migrants. They were eventually picked up by Libyan fishermen, who dropped them off with another dinghy full of migrants, which was eventually rescued at sea by the Italian coast guard.

Global Media Cuba rejects new US policy, saying pressure will not work
Author: 0 Cuba rejects new US policy, saying pressure will not work

However, the Cuban government is not interested Trump and his demands . Rodriguez Zapatero, who is participating in Bolivia in the World People's Summit, rejected the return to a completely confrontation rhetoric after the way opened by former President Barack Obama in the relationship with the Caribbean country.

Global Media Mexico snatch draw against Portugal in frantic finish
Author: 0 Mexico snatch draw against Portugal in frantic finish

Mexico equalized eight minutes later through a Javier Javier Hernandez diving header after poor defending by the Portuguese. Having successfully recovered from an injury which kept him under doubt for the Latvia qualifier, Besiktas star was rewarded with a starting place in Portugal's Confederations Cup opener against Mexico .

Author: 0 East London Mosque evacuated after bomb threat

The Finsbury Park Mosque was once a notorious hub for radical Islamists but has changed markedly in recent years under new management. "I have assured the leadership of the mosque and the Muslim welfare centre of our prayers and support", he said.

Global Media Russia Investigating Reports of Isis Leader Killed
Author: 0 Russia Investigating Reports of Isis Leader Killed

The army said that Baghdadi might have been killed along with around 30 other ISIS military commanders and 300 militants. The US military was informed by Russian Federation before the attack, the report said. "Lately, Baghdadi has only been ISIS' image, while the actual leadership of the organization in Syria and Iraq is in the hands of a 12-member council that plans and orders everything related to the group", the founder of the Euphrates Post, Ahmad al-Ramadan, told Asharq ...

Author: 0 Uh Oh! Trump Is Reportedly Under Investigation For Obstruction Of Justice

Though Trump is reportedly being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice for his firing of ex-FBI Director James Comey , the president has never been publicly or credibly linked to the Kremlin, which the intelligence community said meddled in the 2016 presidential election .

Global Media Lalu faces benami transaction charges by IT Department
Author: 0 Lalu faces benami transaction charges by IT Department

The immovable assets attached by the I-T department include land, plots, and buildings in Patna . The department has served notices of attachment of assets on Mr. The department had carried out country-wide searches in this case last month. More of such assets will soon be attached in the case. As per provisions of the Act, assets held benami after final prosecution are liable for confiscation by the government without payment of compensation.

Global Media UK Tax Burden To Rise, Chancellor Confirms
Author: 0 UK Tax Burden To Rise, Chancellor Confirms

Mr Hammond said he was "listening", but added "the issue is we still have a deficit - no one can spend 2.5 per cent more of what they earn every year". "The end result is that, in my judgement, we did not talk about the economy as much as we should have done". "Obviously we're not deaf". "And I understand people are tired after years of hard work to rebuild the economy from the great crash of 2008-2009, but we have to live within our means".

Global Media India's SpiceJet to buy up to 50 additional Bombardier Q400 turboprop planes
Author: 0 India's SpiceJet to buy up to 50 additional Bombardier Q400 turboprop planes

The new aircraft SpiceJet has signed for will feature the 86-seat format. "We can connect to many more nearby global destinations to smaller cities like Varanasi-Kathmandu and many more", Singh further said. In December, PAL made a firm order for five Q400, plus purchase rights for an additional seven. Bombardier has dismissed rival Boeing's claim that the Canadian firm is using government subsidies to dump its C-series planes on to the aviation market.

Author: 0 EU, Britain possible to strike 'fair deal'

Officials are hopeful that there can be swift progress on some areas of the border problem but Mr Davis acknowledged the issue as a whole "will take some considerable time ". "The number of options where all of this can lead has become much bigger than it was before", said Guntram Wolff, director of the Brussels-based think tank Bruegel.

Global Media Thousands Gather In Tehran To Mourn Victims Of Attacks
Author: 0 Thousands Gather In Tehran To Mourn Victims Of Attacks

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have pointed the finger at regional rival Saudi Arabia-a close United States ally-which Iran accuses of funding extremism and groups including IS. "The mastermind and main commander of terrorist attacks on the parliament and mausoleum of Khomeini was killed today by the security forces", intelligence minister Mahmoud Alavi was quoted by Tasnim news agency.

Global Media 3300 dead since central Congo conflict in August
Author: 0 3300 dead since central Congo conflict in August

Since then the United Nations estimates that more than a million civilians have been displaced. Violence has increased since December, when President Joseph Kabila made a decision to stay in power beyond the end of his two-term mandate on the grounds that more time was needed to prepare for elections.

Global Media Hawaii Becomes America's First State To Join The Paris Climate Accord
Author: 0 Hawaii Becomes America's First State To Join The Paris Climate Accord

Trump announced he would make good on his campaign pledge to withdraw from the Paris Agreement June 1, saying that it was poorly negotiated and favored other countries over American workers. Bipartisan efforts like the Clean Smokestacks Act and the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard made North Carolina a national model on reducing air pollution and a national leader in solar energy.

Author: 0 US coroner investigating death of student freed from N Korea

The company, Young Pioneer Tours , said Tuesday that it would no longer take Americans to North Korea because the "assessment of risk" was too high. He said in an interview on "CBS This Morning" broadcast Tuesday that while it's not known for sure what happened, there can be speculation that North Korea made "unjust and cruel treatments" to Warmbier.

Global Media French polls predict Macron's party will secure large majority
Author: 0 French polls predict Macron's party will secure large majority

One person who will definitely be out of the cabinet was Richard Ferrand, the minister for territorial planning who has been fighting accusations of financial impropriety since he took office a few weeks ago. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe formally resigned on Monday afternoon, a largely symbolic move required after a legislative election. Meyer Habib, a lawmaker for the UDI centrist party and a former leader of the CRIF umbrella of French Jewish communities, was re-elected to parliament ...

Author: 0 IS claims fatal stabbing of Israeli policewoman

Police Staff Sgt. Hadas Malka , 23, was stabbed to death . Forty-two Israelis have been killed in knife, gun and car-ramming attacks by Palestinians or Israeli Arabs since October 2015. He slammed the Palestinian leadership for not denouncing the attack while condemning Israel for killing the terrorists. One of the wounded Palestinians was shot with a live round in his spine, and another round in his kidney, while the soldiers chased the ambulance to the Al-Makassed Hospital in ...

Author: 0 Vehicle crashes into gendarme van in Paris

Officials told French media that weapons, including a Kalashnikov rifle and handguns, as well as "gas canisters" were found in the vehicle. A man drove a vehicle that contained weapons and explosives into a French gendarmerie van in the center of Paris on Monday and died in the incident, without hurting police or passers-by.

Author: 0 UK police: Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges

Osborne was reportedly born in Singapore and his mother, sister and nephew live in Weston-super-Mare, near Bristol, southwest England. Eight people remain in hospital after the incident. "The investigation is very much ongoing and we are aware that again the communities of Staffordshire are turning to us for support and reassurance".

Author: 0 London fire: Number of dead and missing rises to 79, police say

The three photos show different views inside the charred, ruined wreck. "My commitment to families is that as soon as we can, we will locate and recover their loved ones", Cundy said. He said police would consider criminal prosecutions if there is evidence of wrongdoing and that the police investigation would include scrutiny of the renovation project at the tower, which experts believe may have left the building more vulnerable to a catastrophic blaze.

Author: 0 European politicians, experts continue commenting in late Helmut Kohl's importance

Merkel, Germany's incumbent chancellor who grew up in communist East Germany before being appointed by Kohl to her first ministerial post, said he "changed my own life path decisively" by reuniting Germany. French President Emmanuel Macron praised Mr Kohl as the "architect" of German reunification. British Prime Minister Theresa May called the German politician "a giant of European history ".

Author: 0 Finsbury Park attack suspect named as Cardiff resident Darren Osborne

The man who was being given first aid at the scene before the attack had died but it was not clear whether his death was directly linked. Police are carrying out searches at an address in the Cardiff area. "He has a fracture in his skull - but they still don't know why the bleeding from his ear is not stopping yet", the Somali-born man said. Security Minster Ben Wallace said the suspect was not known to the security services.

Global Media Coastal warnings extended as tropical system moves toward Gulf Coast
Author: 0 Coastal warnings extended as tropical system moves toward Gulf Coast

The National Hurricane Center said that interest from the Texas coast to the Florida Panhandle should monitor this storm. There's also another tropical wave out in the Atlantic that forecasters are keeping their eye on. A warning is still in effect for portions of Venezuela, from Pedernales to Cumana including Isla de Margarita. Gusty wind could accompany the strongest storms as well as very heavy rain.

Author: 0 Modi's party backs Ram Nath Kovind for president of India

The Left Front has said if the NDA doesn't announce its candidate by Tuesday, the opposition will announce its own candidate. The Samajwadi Party leaders are understood to have preferred a politician as President. But the Trinamool is part of the opposition on the Presidential election . Naidu has also spoken to Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav and Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders Ram Gopal Yadav and Naresh Agrawal over phone and met Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav and ...

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