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Global Media Family declines autopsy for former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier
Author: 0 Family declines autopsy for former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier

His father, Fred Warmbier , said last week that he believed Otto had been fighting for months to stay alive to return to his family. Mr Trump's stern language was echoed by South Korean President Moon Jae-In, who said in an interview ahead of a White House visit next week that North Korea bears responsibility for the student's death.

Global Media Steve Bannon rips Sean Spicer for getting 'fatter,' losing press secretary job
Author: 0 Steve Bannon rips Sean Spicer for getting 'fatter,' losing press secretary job

The White House press secretary delivered his first on-camera press briefing in eight days Tuesday afternoon, as questions swirled about his continued status. Trump often rails on the media and refers to certain networks or articles as "fake news". Trump threatened in May to shut down daily press briefings and told Fox News Channel at the time that Spicer was "doing a good job, but he gets beat up".

Global Media Five missing after Grenfell Tower fire found 'safe and well'
Author: 0 Five missing after Grenfell Tower fire found 'safe and well'

The police had said they will investigate the refurbishment of the building in 2016 and also vowed to act against those confirmed responsible for the tragedy. The police and the firefighting service have been working to stabilise parts of the structure in order to allow emergency services to continue the search for victims.

Author: 0 DUP talks not going as expected - Sky sources

A DUP source told the Press Association that talks with Mrs May's Conservatives "haven't proceeded in a way that the DUP would have expected" and cautioned that the party "can't be taken for granted". "As a UK Government we remain absolutely steadfast in our commitment to the Belfast Agreement, its successor agreements". He said the two prime ministers had spoken about the two governments' "special role" as co-guarantors of Northern Ireland's peace agreement.

Global Media Palestinian groups deny IS claim of fatal stabbing of Israeli policewoman
Author: 0 Palestinian groups deny IS claim of fatal stabbing of Israeli policewoman

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday "demanded" the Palestinian National Authority condemn the coordinated attacks in Jerusalem which claimed the life of a woman border police on Friday. Israeli police said on Friday all the assailants were from Palestinian cities in the occupied West Bank. The PLFP is a Marxist-Leninist group that broke away from the Arab Nationalist movement in the late 1960s and was credited with carrying out global attacks, including plane hijackings, ...

Global Media Soldiers kill bomber in Brussels train station
Author: 0 Soldiers kill bomber in Brussels train station

Belgian media are reporting that explosion-like noises have been heard at a Brussels train station, prompting the evacuation of a main square. Initial reports said the blast at Central Station could have come from an explosive belt but subsequent accounts suggested it may have been a suitcase on a trolley.

Global Media Early returns show tight race in Georgia congressional poll
Author: 0 Early returns show tight race in Georgia congressional poll

Ossoff campaigned as an ally to the LGBTQ community, whereas Handel , the former Georgia secretary of state, told the mother of an LGBTQ child that she was against her daughter's right to adopt and have a family, due to her faith . Joe Crowley (D-NY), a top House Democrat. She's likely to face another tough Democratic challenger in November 2018, although Ossoff has said he hasn't yet decided whether he'll run again.

Author: 0 France's Macron says EU door remains open to UK

LONDON ( Reuters ) - Britain entered a sixth day of political limbo on Wednesday with Prime Minister Theresa May yet to seal a deal to prop up her minority government and facing calls to soften her stance on Brexit days before negotiations on leaving the European Union begin.

Author: 0 Macron seeks majority as France votes for new Parl

Only candidates who win more than 50 percent of the vote will take their seats, otherwise all candidates who secure at least 12.5 percent of registered voters will go into the second round to determine the victor. The FN's result showed the party struggling to rebound from Ms. Le Pen's bruising defeat by Mr. Macron in the presidential run-off. Macron's LREM and its ally, the centrist MoDem party, are looking to gain between 400 and 455 seats in 577-seat National Assembly's - far more than ...

Author: 0 Karen Handel wins 6th congressional district

Ossoff and Handel both tried to focus on local issues and avoided mentioning Trump, whose approval rating sits at 37 percent, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling. Price won his seat by 23 points , and Mitt Romney beat President Barack Obama by the same amount in 2012. Handel, meanwhile, hasn't fully embraced Trump, but she hasn't completely distanced herself from him either.

Global Media Tour group says no more Americans to North Korea after Warmbier's death
Author: 0 Tour group says no more Americans to North Korea after Warmbier's death

Warmbier had planned to study in China in his third year of college and traveled to North Korea after he heard about Chinese travel companies offering trips to the reclusive regime. Seoul's Defense Ministry said the bombers engaged in routine exercises with South Korean fighter jets aimed at showing deterrence against North Korea.

Global Media Black bear kills teen during mountain race in Alaska
Author: 0 Black bear kills teen during mountain race in Alaska

His body was discovered around 450 metres off the trail in a heavily wooded area about a mile from the end of the race. Sources say the victim apparently veered off the trail when he was attacked by a large 250-pound black bear . A predatory attack could come from a hungry bear, one that sees a human as prey, or if something the person does - like running away - triggers a bear's prey response.

Global Media BSEB Bihar Board Class 10 Results 2017 to be declared shortly
Author: 0 BSEB Bihar Board Class 10 Results 2017 to be declared shortly

The class 12 exams for all the streams - commerce, arts and humanities - were conducted in February and over 13 lakh students are said to have appeared for it. Click on the link of Bihar Board Class 10 (Matric) result 2017. Normally every year the Bihar School Examination Board conducts Annual Secondary School Examination in the month of February/March and Supplementary School Examination in the month of August/September on the basis of course/syllabus as prescribed by the state Government.

Author: 0 Bank after Jerusalem attacks

The Islamic State group took responsibility for the attacks but two Palestinian militant groups, Hamas and People's Front for the Liberation of Palestine quickly retorted the three attackers were their members and accused IS of trying to undermine their efforts.

Global Media Maharashtra farmer leaders upset with loan waiver terms
Author: 0 Maharashtra farmer leaders upset with loan waiver terms

Farmer leaders burnt the copy of the Government Resolution (GR) about the initial crop loan assistance, outside the Sahyadri guest house where the meeting was held, and warned to launch state-wide protest if its criteria were not changed. When asked about the relaxing of norms, he said, "Let the government do whatever it wants". "The farmer leaders have objected to some criteria in the GR that income tax paying farmers can not avail benefits of loan assistance scheme", Patil said.

Global Media Two Georgia Inmates Sought for Killing Two Guards
Author: 0 Two Georgia Inmates Sought for Killing Two Guards

Curtis Billue on a prison transport bus before fleeing in a stolen vehicle. Now authorities are searching for a 2008 white Ford F250 pickup truck with the Georgia tag BCX-5372. Monica, a sergeant, worked for the department for nearly eight years and leaves a wife. Authorities are now confident that the escapees are still together and traveling in the stolen pickup truck.

Author: 0 Brexit talks begin in Brussels

Theresa May said political unity was integral for Britain to exit from the EU. Davis gave Barnier an original, French-language account of an expedition to the Himalayas, while Barnier reciprocated with a traditional walking stick from his home region of Savoie.

Global Media Polls Close In Georgia's Closely Watched, Expensive Special Election
Author: 0 Polls Close In Georgia's Closely Watched, Expensive Special Election

Yet the result in a historically conservative district still offers Republicans a warning that Trump, for better or worse, will dominate the looming campaign cycle. Handel has aligned herself gingerly with Trump. "God, no. But I believe he has the country's best interests at heart", said Jessica Podalsky, who voted for Handel on Tuesday morning.

Author: 0 Presumed Death Toll Nearly Doubles After London Fire

The cause of Wednesday's blaze is still under investigation, but anger has mounted in the community amid reports that exterior paneling used in an extensive renovation completed previous year may have been banned by United Kingdom rules. The Home Office said late Saturday night it will make arrangements for the family of Mohammad Alhajali to "travel to the United Kingdom in these terribly sad circumstances".

Author: 0 Arrest warrants out for Turkish agents, others in DC melee

Before this Erdogan had visited Donald Trump at the White House for a meeting. The NATO allies are still at odds over a USA decision to arm Syrian Kurdish rebels fighting the Islamic State group in Syria. "It has been formally requested that the US authorities conduct a full investigation of this diplomatic incident and provide the necessary explanation", the statement said.

Author: 0 Black Gun Owners Not Happy With Jury Clearing Officer In Castile Case

Jeronimo Yanez , 29, was found not guilty of all three charges he faced in the death of 32-year-old Philando Castile: Second-degree manslaughter and two felony counts of intentional discharge of a unsafe weapon for endangering the safety of Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , and her four-year-old daughter.

Author: 0 White House urged to act over death of Otto Warmbier

Observers interpret the President's move as a way to set the tone, the agenda AND send a clear message to his US counterpart ahead of their first two-day summit meeting in Washington next week. Meanwhile, Washington is ramping up pressure on Pyongyang following the death of an American student who was detained by the North and returned to America in a coma.

Global Media United Kingdom braced for thunderstorms, hail and lightning to end heatwave
Author: 0 United Kingdom braced for thunderstorms, hail and lightning to end heatwave

We're being told while we're experiencing temperatures like this, we need to keep as cool as we can and keep an eye on older, younger and vulnerable people. The Met Office has confirmed that today is the hottest day of the year, however temperatures are expected to rise this week. The five counties under the warning are Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, Wicklow and Meath and the warning covers from midday tomorrow until 6pm.

Global Media US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border
Author: 0 US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

The incident follows Sunday's downing of a Syrian SU-22, a Russian-made attack jet. Operating in both Syria and Iraq , the force includes about 780 personnel, including 300 service members who work in its air group. United States forces in Syria shot down an armed drone affiliated with Syrian president Bashar Assad's government on Monday, according to multiple reports Tuesday .

Global Media Emirates wants US, European monitors for any Qatar deal
Author: 0 Emirates wants US, European monitors for any Qatar deal

Nauert noted that Tillerson had held more than 20 phone calls and in-person meetings with senior officials from the countries involved since the crisis erupted earlier this month. For its part, the UAE says that the embargo could go on for years. On June 9, Tillerson asked reporters to the State Department to read a prepared statement calling for the blockade to be eased, saying it was causing humanitarian and business hardships, and hindering US military actions against the Islamic State.

Author: 0 Brussels Explosion Now Considered a Terror Attack

The man was shot by soldiers after detonating a small device there late Tuesday in what prosecutors are treating as a "terrorist attack". Belgian troops patrolling Brussels Central Station shot dead a man believed to be wearing an explosive vest after he caused a small explosion on Tuesday, a police spokesman said, adding that there were no other casualties and the situation was under control.

Author: 0 What is the Queen's speech and what date is it happening?

Residents had repeatedly complained of poor fire safety standards in the building. May's office has announced a series of bills aimed at showing that her government is engaging with people's concerns. Postponed from last week due to the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the speech had originally been billed as an attempt by the Chancellor to reassure business leaders that they would still have access to funding from the European Investment Bank (EIB) after Brexit .

Global Media Armed Russian Jet Buzzes Air Force Recon Aircraft
Author: 0 Armed Russian Jet Buzzes Air Force Recon Aircraft

Russia , which is aligned with the Syrian government and carrying out military operations in Syria alongside it, condemned the incident and said Monday that it would track USA aircraft over Syria. Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis told reporters: "We were flying in global airspace and did nothing to provoke this behaviour". The Russian Defense Ministry countered with a different narrative of the intercept.

Author: 0 Northern Ireland politics hits PM May's coalition talks

The Conservatives are yet to agree a deal with the DUP, a week after the general election stripped May of her parliamentary majority. But UK civil servants working in Brussels have said the Conservatives have wasted 70 days' valuable time since the Prime Minister triggered Article 50 in March.

Author: 0 José Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud in Spain

Onda Cero say Perez will "give his version of the " Ronaldo case" in an interview with the Spanish radio station late on Monday evening, while an event marking his re-election will be held at 6.30pm United Kingdom time at the Bernabeu's presidential box.

Global Media Seoul: 2 rescued North Koreans ask to defect to South
Author: 0 Seoul: 2 rescued North Koreans ask to defect to South

U.S. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said Thursday the resumption of talks with North Korea on the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula is made more hard by Pyongyang's increasingly frequent missile tests . North Korea launched several cruise missiles into the Sea of Japan on Thursday, marking a fourth straight week of tests involving five different types of projectiles in a likely effort to showcase its military might.

Global Media Stand on Presidential nominee after meet with party leaders: Uddhav Thackeray
Author: 0 Stand on Presidential nominee after meet with party leaders: Uddhav Thackeray

Virtually accusing the BJP of playing Dalit vote-bank politics, the Shiv Sena on Monday said if the ally had put forth Ram Nath Kovind's name merely to capture the community's votes, it would not support him. After pitching for Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat as the next president, Shiv Sena on Friday also proposed the name of leading agriculture scientist MS Swaminathan for the post, reported DNA .

Global Media Australia suspends air strikes in Syria after US downing of Syrian jet
Author: 0 Australia suspends air strikes in Syria after US downing of Syrian jet

The US says it downed the Syrian jet on Sunday after it dropped bombs near US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces conducting operations against ISIS . The two latest shoot downs, in addition to the one on June 8, has raised questions over whether the U.S.is getting drawn into a war with Russian Federation or Syria, rather than just with ISIS.

Global Media Iran Missile Strike Missed Target — Times of Israel
Author: 0 Iran Missile Strike Missed Target — Times of Israel

Rezaei also called the missile attacks "the message of Iran's authority" to "supporters of terrorism". NPR's Peter Kenyon has been following all of this from his post in Istanbul. "The Islamic Republic of Iran considers no limit to enhancing its missile capabilities", the spokesman added , underlining that Tehran's defense power could by no means be subject to negotiations or compromise.

Global Media Shanghai Cooperation Organization Meets In Astana
Author: 0 Shanghai Cooperation Organization Meets In Astana

Asserting that coordinated efforts are needed to tackle the menace of terrorism , Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said terrorism amounts to blatant violation of human values and rights. Zarif also held separate meetings with Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov and Kyrgyz Foreign Minister Erlan Abdyldaev. "PM @ narendramodi meets President of China #XiJinping on margins of SCO Summit in Astana ", External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted.

Global Media Early returns: Tight Georgia House race as nation watches
Author: 0 Early returns: Tight Georgia House race as nation watches

Anxious faces at the election party for Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff , as results come in. They were hoping Ossoff would be their equivalent of Scott Brown of Massachusetts (Brown, a Republican , was a relative unknown who captured the seat of the late Ted Kennedy in 2009).

Global Media U.S. forces shoot down Iranian drone over Syria as fighting escalates
Author: 0 U.S. forces shoot down Iranian drone over Syria as fighting escalates

The announcement from Canberra came as a brief, two-day truce collapsed in the southern Syrian city of Daraa and nearby areas where government forces have gained ground. On June 8, a USA fighter jet shot down another Iranian-made drone that dropped a bomb near forces patrolling the base at Tanf. It was a sharp escalation in an area that is essential in operations to secure Iraq's borders and potentially advance toward Deir el-Zour.

Global Media Two militants killed in Kashmir
Author: 0 Two militants killed in Kashmir

The security personnel who gunned down the two terrorists have recovered both the weapons. "Two militants were killed in gunfight in Sopore ", Indian army spokesperson Col Rajesh Kalia told Xinhua. The operation was launched by the security forces after receiving input about the presence of militants in the area. A guerrilla war is going on between militants and Indian troops stationed in the region since 1989.

Author: 0 Yoga connecting world, says Modi as millions celebrate

From China's Great Wall to the London Eye, yoga enthusiasts performed " asanas ", or poses, at major landmarks, hailing the ancient practice as a holistic way of life. The Prime Minister did yogic exercises and "pranayam" as demonstrated by a group of yoga teachers on the stage. Earlier, addressing the gathering, Adityanath said yoga helps to unite people.

Author: 0 UK Confirms It Will Leave EU Single Market Upon Brexit

This uncompromising stance is "not about punishment" or "revenge", but simply a outcome of Britain's decision to exit, he said. "The UK has been crystal clear in our approach to the negotiations, the withdrawal process can not be concluded without the future relationship also being taken into account".

Author: 0 Modi does 'asanas' amid showers, says yoga connecting world

Abdul Kalam Technical University in Lucknow , he said that it is natural to think about Dr. Kalam while talking about science, technology and innovation. "But things changed after Modi took steps to make Yoga popular across the world ", he said. This year the theme of the day is Yoga for Harmony and Peace.The yoga protocol will begin at 7 AM and last for 45 minutes.

Author: 0 Is Donald Trump Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice?

As the probe into Russia's possible involvement with the Trump campaign proceeds, CNN reports that the president is hurling insults at Rosenstein and Robert Mueller , the special counsel appointed to look into the matter. The president has denied any illegal dealings with Russian Federation during the election or that he tried to block the investigation. Asked on NBC whether Trump's social-media commentary may be created to intimidate Rosenstein or Mueller, Sen.

Author: 0 Despite tweet, lawyer says Trump not being probed

But he contradicted himself on " Fox News Sunday ", where he first told Fox News' Chris Wallace that Trump isn't being investigated , and later slipped and said he was - then conceded by saying he "read the mind" of the special prosecutor.

Global Media Details on the dangers of Rep. Steve Scalise's injuries
Author: 0 Details on the dangers of Rep. Steve Scalise's injuries

The hospital said earlier in the week that he had undergone surgery for internal injuries and a broken leg. The rifle-wielding attacker - James T. Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Ill. He was fatally shot by police following the incident. Mr Scalise was shot as he fielded at second base during practice for an annual Republicans-Democrats baseball game .

Author: 0 Afghan soldier turns gun on U.S. troops: 3 killed

Another U.S. soldier was injured in the attack. Airstrikes by United States warplanes have risen significantly over the last few months as President Donald Trump and other foreign leaders come under pressure to commit more troops. A Taliban spokesman sent a text message to journalists Saturday claiming the alleged assailant was an "infiltrator" of the Afghan army . The shooting took place a few hours after an American airstrike in southern Helmand Province accidentally killed two Afghan ...

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