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Author: 0 United States demands liberation of three Americans held in North Korea

Warmbier, a 22-year-old University of Virginia student, died Monday, six days after he returned to his OH home in a coma after 17 months of detention in the North for taking down a political propaganda sign from a hotel. Doctors in the US said Warmbier had severe brain damage and was in a state of "unresponsive wakefulness". "Now, the assessment of risk for Americans visiting North Korea has become too high".

Global Media Republican Karen Handel avoids upset in key congressional election in Georgia
Author: 0 Republican Karen Handel avoids upset in key congressional election in Georgia

Spending on all candidates has been put at $US56 million, making it the costliest congressional election in United States history. Handel similarly sought to link Ossoff to Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California. Meanwhile, Republican Ralph Norman won a special legislative election in SC against Democrat Archie Parnell. Democrats have so far been unable to prove that they can turn resistance against Trump - with marches and protests - into victories at the ...

Global Media Muslim teenager murdered on way to mosque in Virginia
Author: 0 Muslim teenager murdered on way to mosque in Virginia

A 22-year-old man in Virginia has been charged with murder after a teenage girl was found dead in a pond hours after she disappeared outside a mosque, the police said. "There is nothing at this point to indicate that this tragic case was a hate crime", said Julie Parker, a spokeswoman for the Fairfax County Police Department.

Author: 0 Trump not under investigation, says his lawyer

So while it may appear to more general viewers and Washington insiders that Sekulow struggled to extricate Trump from the hole he dug with his tweet Friday, his energetic defense sent a message to voters the President can ill-afford to lose.

Author: 0 Iran's Administration Backs IRGC Missile Program

An IRGC statement on Sunday said the missiles hit "the command headquarters and gathering centers and logistical sites in which suicide vehicle bombs were being assembled" with "pinpoint" accuracy and killed a "large number" of terrorists and destroyed their equipment and weapons.

Global Media Iran will give unforgettable lessons to terrorists: Armed Forces chief of staff
Author: 0 Iran will give unforgettable lessons to terrorists: Armed Forces chief of staff

Two Sunni militant groups, Jaish al-Adl and Jundallah, have been waging an insurgency in Iran, mostly in remote areas, for nearly a decade. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility for the attack. At the shrine, four terrorists carried out the attack, which killed one security guard and injured four others. Iran initially said a dozen victims died; it's unclear whether the toll announced Thursday includes the five attackers.

Author: 0 Red Sox upended on road by Royals

Arroyo allowed five runs and seven hits in three innings Sunday as the Reds lost 8-7 to the Dodgers. Hanley Ramirez has flipped his bat a few times during his career, but on a single? Boston right-hander Hector Velazquez was almost as good as Hammel in his second career start, carefully navigating a bunch of baserunners during the first two innings.

Global Media Tropical Storm Cindy forms off Texas-Louisiana coast
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy forms off Texas-Louisiana coast

A tropical storm warning is in effect from Cameron, La., to Intracoastal City. WIND: NOAA says tropical storm conditions are expected to first reach the coast within the warning area later on Tuesday and spread westward within the warning area through Wednesday .

Author: 0 Suspect shot after Brussels station explosion

Van Wymersch told the Associated Press that after the man was shot, medics could not attend to him for several hours because they were afraid he might be carrying explosives. A soldier stands alert in a cordoned off area outside Gare Central in Brussels after the explosion yesterday ( June 20). CNN spoke with a witness, Rémy Bonnaffé, who captured a photo of a small fire in the train station after hearing an explosion.

Global Media Scalise Upgraded to 'Serious' Condition After Another Surgery
Author: 0 Scalise Upgraded to 'Serious' Condition After Another Surgery

The bullet that had hit Scalise was a single rifle round that "travelled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding". Sava said Scalise will require surgeries soon for abdominal and bone injuries, in addition to the two he has undergone to fix a bone in his leg broken by the bullet.

Author: 0 Arlene Foster's DUP leadership could scupper powersharing talks, Sinn Fein warns

With negotiations between the two parties ongoing, and a deal to form a minority government reportedly 95 per cent complete, an agreement is expected to be reached next week. The 1998 Good Friday Agreement - a major development in the Northern Ireland peace process - commits the United Kingdom and Irish Governments to demonstrate "rigorous impartiality" in their dealings with the different political traditions in Northern Ireland.

Author: 0 PM Theresa May confident of securing deal to stay in power

The Irish foreign minister said an agreement should not be an accord struck only between the two largest parties - the DUP and Sinn Fein. Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party will not agree a deal to support Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives in government before the start of next week at the earliest, a DUP source said on Friday.

Author: 0 Republican Handel Beats Democrat Ossoff In Georgia 6th Special Election

Republican congressional candidate Karen Handel participates in a "Get Out The Vote" rally at a restaurant in Marietta, Georgia . Pamphlets sit outside the campaign office of Jon Ossoff , Democratic candidate for Georgia's 6th congressional district in Chamblee, Ga., Monday, June 19, 2017.

Author: 0 Armed robbers go on the run after killing two guards

The sheriff of Oconee County , whose jurisdiction is north of where the killings occurred, posted a message for the escaped convicts on Facebook. Dubose and Rowe ran from the vehicle to the woods. Dubose is serving a 20-year sentence for armed robbery and aggravated assault and a 10-year sentence for theft by taking from Elbert County. The Georgia convicts who killed their prison guards stole a new vehicle overnight as police continue scouring the state for the violent criminals.

Global Media Paris: 4 family members detained after Champs-Elysees attack
Author: 0 Paris: 4 family members detained after Champs-Elysees attack

Authorities say a driver has rammed his auto into a police vehicle in the Champs-Elysees shopping district. France's anti-terror prosecution service has launched an investigation into the attack. The 31-year-old driver of the white Renault Mégane set his auto on fire before hitting a police vehicle, with the hopes of creating an explosive impact, said French officials.

Author: 0 Palestinian Terrorists Reject ISIS Claim On Jerusalem Police Attack

Last week U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the Palestinians had agreed to stop the payments but both the Palestinians and Israel disputed the claim. Israeli security forces and a military bulldozer raid the occupied West Bank village of Deir Abu Mashal near Ramallah on Saturday after the Jerusalem attack.

Author: 0 French, Iraqi journalists killed in Mosul mine blast

The army's 9'th armoured division seized al-Shifaa district alongside the western bank of the Tigris river, a military statement said. Iraqi government forces have registered more territorial gains in the militant-held Old City of Mosul as they continue their operations to push Takfiri Daesh terrorists out of their last urban stronghold in the Arab country.

Global Media Pro-Islamic state militants storm school in southern Philippines
Author: 0 Pro-Islamic state militants storm school in southern Philippines

Pigcawayan police chief Realan Mamon told the Inquirer that a gunfight between the militants and his personnel is underway. The Malagakit school was closed at the time of the attack. Soldiers ride a military vehicle on the outskirts of Marawi city, southern Philippines, earlier this month. "I would like to say to the Maranao people that I am very, very, very sorry that this happened to us", Duterte told the crowd, referring to the ethnic group to which most Marawi residents belong.

Author: 0 Student released from North Korea has severe neurological injury

The 22-year-old University of Virginia student was medically evacuated from North Korea and arrived in Cincinnati late Tuesday. Otto Warmbier was serving a 15-year prison term with hard labor in North Korea . The U.S. government this week issued a rare alert squarely blaming the North Korean government for a raft of cyber attacks stretching back to 2009 and warning that more were likely.

Author: 0 South Korea to scrap building new nuclear power plants

Justin Weber said that a press conference is expected later to provide details. Doctors said he returned with severe brain damage, but they were not sure what caused it. The United States flew two supersonic bombers over the Korean Peninsula on Tuesday in a show of force against North Korea, South Korean officials said.

Author: 0 McCain: Only 'Stupid' Americans Would Still Have Interest In Visiting North Korea

President Trump similarly asserted this week, "the results would have been different" had Otto been brought home sooner; he did not elaborate, but did add , "he should have been brought home that day". It was unclear whether his remark represented a significant shift in his thinking in the USA struggle to stop North Korea's nuclear program and its test launching of missiles or a change in US policy toward China.

Global Media Lucas Digne Dismisses 'Fake' Barcelona Exit Report
Author: 0 Lucas Digne Dismisses 'Fake' Barcelona Exit Report

There's no other discussion. I can't wait for the new season to begin. However, it could be a protracted affair with Barcelona having to decide how high a price they want to pay to bring the player to the Camp Nou. "[I] can't wait for next season to start to be honest". "If you want to play in a club like Barca, you must have big ambitions and be ready to give everything you have to achieve them".

Global Media Turkish troops arrive in Qatar amid Gulf tensions
Author: 0 Turkish troops arrive in Qatar amid Gulf tensions

Ms Nauert echoed that complaint, saying, "At this point, we are left with one simple question: Were the actions really about their concerns regarding Qatar's alleged support for terrorism or were they about the long-simmering grievances" between and among Mideast neighbors.

Author: 0 US Shoots Down Syrian Plane, Russia Responds

The US-led worldwide coalition later confirmed the incident in a statement , saying the armed drone was downed "after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces" that "were manning an established combat outpost to the northeast of At Tanf where they are training and advising partner ground forces in the fight against ISIS ".

Global Media There is a pseudo-referendum on Donald Trump in Georgia today
Author: 0 There is a pseudo-referendum on Donald Trump in Georgia today

Today, June 20, polls are open from 7 a.m.to 7 p.m.in the district sweeping from East Cobb through North Fulton to North DeKalb, giving voters a chance to choose between Democrat Jon Ossoff and Karen Handel to fill the seat vacated when Tom Price resigned to become President Donald Trump's health and human services secretary.

Author: 0 Gulf Coast Flooding Concerns From "Potential" Tropical Cyclone #3

Forecasters warned 6 to 9 inches (15-22 cms) of rain and up to 12 inches (30 cms) in spots was the biggest threat in parts of Texas , Louisiana , Alabama, Mississippi and the Florida Panhandle. The National Hurricane Center said that interests from the Texas coast to the Florida Panhandle should monitor this storm. Cindy is packing maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour and is almost stationary but is expected to resume a motion northwest later today.

Author: 0 Suspect shot after explosion at Brussels train station

Grand Place, the Belgian capital's main square and a major tourist site 200 meters away from the station, was also evacuated, according to the Associated Press . The March 22, 2016 bloodshed in Brussels hit Zaventem airport and a metro train killing at least 32 people, four months after bombings and shootings in Paris that killed 130 people.

Author: 0 Senate close to vote on dismantle health law

Their largely symbolic effort was likely to have little or no impact on how Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell handles the measure. During late night debate Monday into Tuesday , Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer of NY asked McConnell if the healthcare bill would be available to the party and the public more than 10 hours before a vote is taken on it, according to C-Span coverage.

Author: 0 No conclusion yet on US student's cause of death

McCain says, "We all know that the Russians tried to interfere in our elections". "While I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi & China to help with North Korea, it has not worked out. Young Pioneer Tours said Tuesday on its Facebook page that the death of 22-year-old Otto Warmbier shows that the risk American tourists face in visiting North Korea "has become too high".

Author: 0 Education Sector To Get Boost With Punjab Budget: Minister Aruna Chaudhary

The leader of opposition and AAP leader, H S Phoolka, claimed that the state government had played a cruel joke with farmers by announcing a meagre budgetary provision for loan waiver. Punjab, a major producer of wheat and rice, will settle farmers' debts to the banks through annual budget provisions, he said. Meanwhile, Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar lashed out at Sukhbir for allegedly playing petty politics over the budget through his false and misleading statements.

Author: 0 Death of United States student held by North Korea shocks fellow ex-detainees

Otto Warmbier died at the age of 22 in a Cincinnati hospital on Monday, just days after the North Korean government sent him home in a coma and suffering from extensive brain damage, according to the US doctors who treated him. "At least I know China tried!" Warmbier's doctors could tell there had been some damage to parts of the comatose student's brain when he arrived in the United States .

Global Media Qatar Airways CEO slams Gulf blockade
Author: 0 Qatar Airways CEO slams Gulf blockade

The comments mark an escalation in U.S. efforts to intercede in the conflict, which Secretary of State Rex Tillerson launched in earnest last week, at President Donald Trump's request. But this is a measure and a point that we are paying close attention to. The State Department spokeswoman said the countries " can work this out on their own ", without USA mediation.

Global Media Gulf Coast prepares for Tropical Storm Cindy
Author: 0 Gulf Coast prepares for Tropical Storm Cindy

The third tropical storm of 2017, Cindy was expected to reach the northern Gulf Coast late Wednesday and then rumble inland over western Louisiana and eastern Texas on Thursday. The two seasons during which these June storms formed were quite active and included some of the most infamous storms in history. A tropical storm warning was in effect from High Island, Texas, to the Pearl River's mouth along the Louisiana-Mississippi line.

Global Media Georgia Special Election 'Testing' Trump Comes to Tight Finish
Author: 0 Georgia Special Election 'Testing' Trump Comes to Tight Finish

But what are the actual politics of the patrons of Panera in the ultimate Panera district - the Georgia Sixth, where Democrat Jon Ossoff goes up against Republican Karen Handel on Tuesday? Tom Greathouse, 52, an auto fix business owner who voted for Handel at a high school in Johns Creek, professed himself "tired of the commercials" but gratified at the attention on the race.

Author: 0 James Foley's family: Protect US citizens overseas

In a White House statement , President Donald Trump said, "A lot of bad things happened, but at least we got him home to be with his parents". "No conclusions about the cause and manner of Mr. Unresponsive wakefulness is a medical term for persistent vegetative state. The company says the "tragic outcome" of Warmbier's trip - the American died after being jailed and had been in a coma - prompted the change.

Author: 0 McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to NKorea

They described Warmbier's condition as a state of "unresponsive wakefulness" and said he suffered some type of "severe neurological injury". Kim Jong-Un's regime claimed that Warmbier contracted botulism and fell into a coma soon after being sentenced a year ago.

Author: 0 Britain, EU kick off 'positive' Brexit talks

He noted the European Union wants to discuss divorce terms before moving on to the shape of its future relations with Britain. "The other problem in parallel with that is that without creating a new hard border, at the same time we have to come up with solutions - especially for goods and services - but in a way that is compliant with the normal rules and integrity of the internal market", he said.

Author: 0 Trump admits he's being investigated but, shoots his team's narrative?

Rosenstein, who was speaking before the senate appropriations committee because Sessions has recused himself from all matters related to the Russian Federation investigation, said that only he has the authority in the justice department to fire Mueller and that he would do so only if the president's orders are "lawful and appropriate".

Global Media Putin compares James Comey to Edward Snowden
Author: 0 Putin compares James Comey to Edward Snowden

He has already been subpoenaed by the House intelligence committee. The White House now refers all questions about the Russian Federation investigation to Trump's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz. No longer is he merely focused on the Russian government's efforts to interfere in the 2016 election, meaning Mueller appears also to be zeroing in on Trump's actions since taking office January 20.

Author: 0 Ordeal of USA student in N.Korea, now in coma, 'terrible thing'

Otto Warmbier has returned from North Korea to the USA with what the doctors are calling extensive brain damage. Doctors treating an American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma plan to discuss his medical condition.

Author: 0 Macron wins strong parliamentary majority, estimates show

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 as the representative of the electoral 8th District, which comprises Turkey, Israel, Italy, Greece, the Vatican, San Marino and Malta.

Global Media Mexican journalists, activists targeted with spyware
Author: 0 Mexican journalists, activists targeted with spyware

The messages could be traced back to government spyware, according to a new report by the Citizen Lab , a research center based at University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs. The results of the analysis , which were first reported by the New York Times , don't lead to any particular Mexican government official or agency, but suggest that whoever was responsible had access to governmental offices and computers in Mexico .

Global Media A look at Syria's conflict, as mutual enemies close in on IS
Author: 0 A look at Syria's conflict, as mutual enemies close in on IS

Iran fired ground-to-ground missiles into eastern Syria on Sunday, allegedly targeting Islamic State terrorists and marking a significant escalation in the Syrian Civil War. "The Syrian regime ... needs to understand that we will keep the right of self-defense of coalition forces aligned against ISIS", he said. Activists in Syria said they had no immediate information on damage or casualties from the strikes, nor did the Islamic State group immediately acknowledge it.

Global Media As global refugee population hits record high, Canada needs to do more
Author: 0 As global refugee population hits record high, Canada needs to do more

Grandi also called for properly protecting and caring for the world's refugees, internally displaced and asylum-seekers - who now number 22.5 million, 40.3 million, and 2.8 million, respectively. According to the United Nations, 12 million Syrians - more than half the country's population - have been forced from their homes. Syria is also the largest source of new refugees: 824,000 in 2016.

Author: 0 Anti-Kremlin protesters fill Russian streets, Putin critic Navalny jailed

Navalny, who had a green liquid thrown in his face in April, robbing him of some of his sight, said hundreds of people had attended demonstrations in Russia's Far East on Monday morning. And many on social media have pointed out that the majority of protesters appear to be teenagers , many of them teenage girls. Navalny, a staunch Kremlin critic and anti-corruption campaigner, has always been the most visible opposition figure to Putin's rule.

Author: 0 Rebels among UK's ruling Conservatives to scupper 'no-deal' Brexit

Ipsos Mori said age was a bigger dividing factor than in any election since it began keeping detailed records in 1979. A total of 54% of all 18-24 year-olds - including those who were not registered to vote - turned out on 8 June, up 16 points from their turnout in 2015.

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