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Author: 0 South Korea confirms drone discovered in June was from North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump issued a statement offering condolences to the Warmbier family and denouncing "the brutality of the North Korean regime as we mourn its latest victim". Ahead of his meeting with President Trump next week, South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks out on how his stance on Pyongyang could affect the talks.

Global Media Coalition shoots down Iran-made drone in Syria
Author: 0 Coalition shoots down Iran-made drone in Syria

Over the last week USA forces at the At Tanf base have fired at pro-regime forces advancing towards the facility, according to statements made to the media. The move comes days after an F/A-18E Super Hornet shot down an Su-22 Fitter fighter-bomber over Syria, which marked the USA military's first air-to-air kill involving manned aircraft in almost two decades.

Global Media Scalise was close to death when he arrived at the hospital: doctor
Author: 0 Scalise was close to death when he arrived at the hospital: doctor

He arrived "in critical condition with an imminent risk of death", Sava said, adding that now, "we are encouraged by improvement in his condition". Scalise , 51, sustained injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding after being shot in his left hip early on Wednesday at a baseball field in a suburb of Washington.

Author: 0 Trump says China efforts on N.Korea 'have not worked out'

Warmbier's death have been drawn at this time as there are additional medical records and imaging to review and people to interview", the coroner's office statement said, expressing "deepest sympathies" for his family and friends. He said the form would require Americans to affirm they're aware of what's transpired to other US citizens, such as Warmbier, whom the senator said was " murdered " by the North.

Global Media 100 dead in Central African Republic town, mayor says
Author: 0 100 dead in Central African Republic town, mayor says

One of the world's poorest nations, auto has been struggling to recover from a civil war between Muslim and Christian militias that started in 2013 when President Francois Bozize was overthrown by a coalition of Muslim-majority rebel groups called the Seleka.

Author: 0 Trump weighs North Korea travel ban after Warmbier's death

An official at New Korea Tours, a North Korea tour operator, told the Washington-based RFA in an email that it has decided not to receive applications for North Korea tours from USA citizens due to the recent tragic incident, referring to the death of Otto Warmbier , a 22-year-old University of Virginia student.

Global Media Saudi king upends royal succession, names son as 1st heir
Author: 0 Saudi king upends royal succession, names son as 1st heir

Prince Mohamed bin Salman, who holds the defense portfolio, will now be the deputy prime minister. The newly-appointed crown prince was also named deputy prime minister and maintained his post as defence minister, according to SPA. Bin Salman, one of the King's 12 sons, has been making worldwide waves over the past year, with his Vision 2030 statement and the related National Transformation Plan - a program aimed at diversifying the Saudi economy away from energy in the hope of raising ...

Global Media Blood Clot, Pneumonia May Have Killed Otto Warmbier
Author: 0 Blood Clot, Pneumonia May Have Killed Otto Warmbier

Sammarco said more interviews with physicians from the Unviersity of Cincinatti Medical Center will be conducted, and medical records reviewed, in lieu of the autopsy. Vox reported that over 800 Americans travel to North Korea each year, primarily through Chinese-run travel agencies. Chairman of Armed Services Committee, John McCain, says U.S.

Author: 0 Iran fires missiles at ISIL positions in eastern Syria

President Donald Trump has ordered stepped-up military operations against the Islamic State (IS) and delegated more authority to his generals, but without a comprehensive Syria strategy, his approach risks further confrontation with Syria , Iran and even Russian Federation, according to U.S.

Author: 0 South Korea's Moon urges North Korea to return detainees swiftly

South Korea received first electricity generated by an offshore wind farm in September past year. "We will not waver in our resolve and we will only continue to build upon the relationship between our countries as we go forward", the chief commander of the 28,500 American forces stationed in South Korea said.

Global Media US President Donald Trump says China has failed over North Korea
Author: 0 US President Donald Trump says China has failed over North Korea

His remarks came the day after after 22-year-old college student Otto Warmbier from Cincinnati , who had been imprisoned by the country since January 2016, died - only six days following his return to the United States. "They just murdered him", McCain said. He added that Obama managed during his tenure to free 10 Americans held in North Korea. His death "reflects a reality that the North Korean people know all too well: the Kim family leadership.

Author: 0 After Warmbier's death, U.S. weighs travel ban on North Korea

US President Donald Trump , in a statement offering condolences to Warmbier's family, said the student's fate deepened his determination to prevent other such tragedies. "And I believe there are voices supporting such a step-by-step approach even within the United States". Chris Coons wonders why anyone still travels to North Korea, and says the death of American student Otto Warmbier after a year-long imprisonment in the communist dictatorship is "tantamount to murder ".

Global Media U.S. shoots down 'Iranian-made' drone in Syria
Author: 0 U.S. shoots down 'Iranian-made' drone in Syria

The shooting of the drone came a day after the United States shot down a Syrian government fighter jet, ramping up tensions in the region and eliciting a threat from Russian Federation to treat US aircraft as targets. At the same time, two U.S. officials told CNN television that an American F-15E fighter shot down drones on Monday, June 19, 55 kilometers from the border of the de-confliction zone.

Author: 0 USA coroner investigates Otto Warmbier's death

He was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in prison, but was released in June, 17 months after his arrest, in a coma. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) unequivocally agrees with his colleague Marco Rubio that North Korea "murdered" the late Otto Warmbier .

Author: 0 Protests Erupt After Officer Cleared in Fatal Shooting of Philando Castile

When some marchers ignored repeated police orders to disperse, state and local officers arrested 18 of them shortly after midnight, a state police spokesman said . An estimated 500 protesters snarled traffic and forced police to shut down the freeway in both directions, the Minnesota State Patrol said. Family and friends of Valerie Castile and Philando Castile walked out of the courthouse after Jeronimo Yanez was found not guilty on all counts in the shooting death of Philando ...

Global Media Britain Kicks Off Brexit Talks With European Union
Author: 0 Britain Kicks Off Brexit Talks With European Union

If May wants to remain in power, she must change her approach to the Brexit negotiations. He did not mention a third European Union priority - that Britain settle a bill of tens of billions of euros before it leaves in 21 months. "The pessimist see difficulty in every opportunity, the optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty". "The fact is that Brexit is a lose-lose proposition, harmful both to Britain and the EU".

Global Media Romanian prime minister, gov't ousted in no-confidence vote
Author: 0 Romanian prime minister, gov't ousted in no-confidence vote

Romania's left-wing government collapsed Wednesday after lawmakers backed a no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu following power struggles within his party and over the country's failed anti-corruption fight. After a recent constitutional court ruling, the government has to propose a cap on financial damages caused by abuse of office offences, a level which could be decisive in Dragnea's case.

Global Media Warmbier Death Pushes Potential Trump-Kim Meeting 'Further Away'
Author: 0 Warmbier Death Pushes Potential Trump-Kim Meeting 'Further Away'

James Foley was a freelance war correspondent before he was captured and held for almost two years. I entirely beg you, the people and government of the DPRK, for your forgiveness. He said, "Well, I think the President has spoken very clearly about how he, the first lady, and our country feels about the loss of the American". In the bill, he should codify that no USA citizen should be allowed to travel to North Korea-under any circumstances whatsoever.

Author: 0 'Day of Rage' protests target Queen's Speech

The date was chosen to coincide with the Queen's Speech , in which PM Theresa May will set out her legislative programme for the next two years . Their objective is to draw attention to "brutal austerity, cuts and anti-immigrant attacks".

Author: 0 Election official urges voters to head to polls

We're closing out the evening with the disappointing news that Republican Karen Handel has won the special election runoff against Democrat Jon Ossoff , according to projections by NBC News. Mrs. Handel , a former secretary of state, was declared the victor by networks and the Associated Press more than three hours after the polls closed at 7 p.m., overcoming a well-financed challenge from Democrat Jon Ossoff in the most expensive U.S.

Author: 0 Proposed DUP deal would not undermine Good Friday Agreement, insists Theresa May

Ireland's first Indian-origin Prime Minister Leo Varadkar met his United Kingdom counterpart Theresa May for bilateral talks during his first visit to 10 Downing Street. Prime Minister Theresa May has also said she is confident of getting the speech - which sets out the government's agenda for the coming session - through the Commons , regardless of whether a deal is reached with the DUP by the time of the State Opening of Parliament.

Global Media American Student Released from North Korean Prison, Dies Days Later
Author: 0 American Student Released from North Korean Prison, Dies Days Later

Shi Yinhong, a professor of global relations at Renmin University in Beijing, said that China would not punish North Korea over a human rights issue. "Now, I speak nicely about China because I really do believe they're trying to help out with respect to North Korea ". North Korea tourism: A unsafe gamble? US President Donald Trump's administration worked to secure his return.

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

The missiles flew over 500 miles over Iraqi territory, and are the first mid-range projectiles launched by Iran since its war with Iraq , which ended in 1988. Iranian media has highlighted the missile attack as a success and the first by Iran outside its own territory in 30 years, since the Iran-Iraq war of 1980-88.

Global Media Special midnight Parliament session to mark GST launch on June 30
Author: 0 Special midnight Parliament session to mark GST launch on June 30

Previously overseas suppliers did not need to charge customers GST where goods were purchased for less than $1,000. Some business lobby groups have urged a delay to the rollout to allow more time to get ready. The notified sections provide that a person who occasionally supplies goods and/or services in a territory where GST is applicable but he does not have a fixed place of business, would be treated as a casual taxable person.

Global Media United States detects new activity at North Korea nuclear test site
Author: 0 United States detects new activity at North Korea nuclear test site

Warmbier ", he said, adding that at least 10 Americans were freed from North Korea under Obama . The U.S. government accuses North Korea of using such detainees as political pawns. If they are unable to do so, the US, with its allies, will! Mr Trump said that a "lot of bad things happened" to Mr Warmbier, but added: "At least we got him home to be with his parents, where they were so happy to see him, even though he was in a very tough condition".

Global Media Senate GOP promises to unveil health overhaul Thursday; votes expected next week
Author: 0 Senate GOP promises to unveil health overhaul Thursday; votes expected next week

Legislation that would hit Russian Federation with economic sanctions and limit President Donald Trump's authority to lift the penalties faces an uncertain future in the House despite the bill's heavily bipartisan backing in the Senate. "It's apparently being written by a small handful of staffers for members of the Republican leadership", said Lee of the bill, using a Facebook video for an unusually public swipe at GOP leaders.

Author: 0 Iran's top leader opposes Iraqi Kurdish independence vote

Tensions escalated after Iran emerged as the main power broker in Iraq after the United States withdrew its troops in 2011. Abadi's visit to Saudi Arabia aims to promote reconciliation between the Sunni Muslim kingdom and majority Shi'ite Iraq, a move that also helps heal divisions between Shi'ites and the Sunni minority in Iraq.

Author: 0 Trump to make announcement on any Comey tapes this week: White House

Sekulow is responding on "Fox and Friends" to a statement that Trump's tweets can make it harder for others to do their job . "Thank God I don't need you right now Jay Sekulow ". The Washington Post reported March 1 that Sessions spoke with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak twice in 2016, and did not disclose these encounters when he was asked about them during his confirmation hearing.

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

Georgia voters have steadily streamed into Atlanta polling stations to decide the most expensive House race in U.S. history. Ossoff won almost 48 percent of the vote. The president raised money for Handel and repeatedly tweeted in support of her candidacy. "Well, the Special Elections are over and those that want to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN are 5 and O!" His campaign has attracted more supporters than some expected.

Global Media Washington will continue to pressure North Korea: White House
Author: 0 Washington will continue to pressure North Korea: White House

His family is incredible. but he should have been brought home a long time ago. His father, Fred Warmbier, said last week that he believed Otto had been fighting for months to stay alive to return to his family. "We can not know for sure that North Korea killed Mr. Warmbier, but I believe it is quite clear that they have a heavy responsibility in the process that led to Mr.

Global Media Brexit talks to begin amid post-election fallout in Britain
Author: 0 Brexit talks to begin amid post-election fallout in Britain

Davis, noting shared security threats for governments across Europe hours after a van rammed worshippers at a London mosque, said: "There is more that unites us than divides us". 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.

Author: 0 US shoots down 'pro-Syrian' drone made by Iran

F-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian government SU-22 after it dropped bombs near troops from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which are now moving towards Raqqah, Daesh's Syrian stronghold. Dunford said Monday, June 19, 2017, that Washington and Moscow are in delicate discussions to tamp down tensions arising from the USA shootdown of a Syrian fighter jet, which the Russians called a violation of a U.S.

Author: 0 US Attorney General Sessions hires private attorney

Sekulow is responding on "Fox and Friends" to a statement that Trump's tweets can make it harder for others to do their job. It is common for subjects of federal investigations not to know they are under scrutiny, especially in the initial phases.

Author: 0 Qatar sees no basis yet for diplomatic solution to crisis

Meanwhile, Qatari foreign minister Sultan Bin Saad al-Muraikhi arrived in Mogadishu on Sunday, where he met with Farmaajo to discuss the escalating affairs in the region. Saudi Arabia has closed Qatar's sole land border and joined other countries in cutting off sea traffic, leading panicked residents to stockpile food.

Global Media Republican wins costly congressional race in Georgia: US networks
Author: 0 Republican wins costly congressional race in Georgia: US networks

The successful execution of that playbook could calm congressional Republicans' ruffled nerves as the GOP advances major legislation to overhaul the nation's health care system and eyes a massive reform of its tax structure. They wanted to claim a successful referendum on the Trump administration and the president's "America First" policies . Rep. Joe Crowley of NY, chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, said that there are 71 districts that will be more favorable for Democrats to ...

Global Media US State Department questions Gulf motives on Qatar boycott
Author: 0 US State Department questions Gulf motives on Qatar boycott

Saudi Arabia , the UAE , and several other Arab countries have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar, with some closing their borders or restricting their airspace, too. Saudi Arabia also said it would not bar Qataris wanting to perform the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca. "The impact has not been what our neighbors expected it to be", Al Baker said at the Paris show, where Qatar Airways unveiled luxurious new seating in business class.

Author: 0 Russian Federation wants USA explanation for downing jet

Russian Federation accused the USA -led coalition of "complicity with terrorism" on Tuesday after an American warplane downed a drone operated by pro-regime forces in southern Syria. US President Donald Trump has ordered stepped-up military operations against Islamic State and delegated more authority to his generals, but without a comprehensive Syria strategy, his approach risks further confrontation with Syria, Iran and even Russian Federation, according to US officials and analysts.

Global Media U.S. 'mystified' by Saudi failure to justify Qatar embargo
Author: 0 U.S. 'mystified' by Saudi failure to justify Qatar embargo

Sheikh Saif bin Ahmed Al Thani, director of Qatar's Government Communications Office, said in a statement that the blockade, now entering its third week, is tearing at the social fabric of the Gulf. "Why they didn't submit their demands yet?" But by applying pressure on gas-rich Qatar through sanctions, "we have a golden opportunity to break this support", he said.

Global Media US says it downed Iran-made drone in Syria
Author: 0 US says it downed Iran-made drone in Syria

The U.S. -led coalition said the location where the drone was destroyed was close to where another "pro-regime" drone, which intelligence sources had also identified as an Iranian Shahed 129 UAV, was shot down on June 8 after allegedly dropping bombs near coalition forces.

Author: 0 Funeral set for US student freed from N. Korea

They shipped Otto home on a stretcher, in a coma. He died Monday in Cincinnati . North Korean officials said Warmbier was in a coma when he was released, the result of botulism and a sleeping pill. "We can not know for sure that North Korea killed Mr. Warmbier", Moon said. "I believe it's going to set back any serious discussion about a diplomatic dialogue until this is cleared up", former governor Bill Richardson of New Mexico, an expert on North Korea who has helped extricate ...

Global Media Anger over Warmbier death grows amid calls for travel ban
Author: 0 Anger over Warmbier death grows amid calls for travel ban

More details are expected to be released during a press conference late Tuesday or early Wednesday. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Warmbier's death after his lengthy detention in North Korea was a " total disgrace " and that if the college student had been returned home to the USA earlier, "I think the result would have been a lot different".

Author: 0 Korea irrational, responsible for Warmbier's death

South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in said on Monday the country will halt plans to build new nuclear power plants and will not extend the lifespan of existing plants , in a bid to phase out nuclear power . Warmbier was among the estimated 5,000 non-Chinese who visit North Korea every year on packages that often include trips to Pyongyang, the capital, as well as the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, Mount Paektu and sometimes the Masik ski resort.

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