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Global Media Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in N Korea
Author: 0 Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in N Korea

His comments came amid outrage over the death of American student Otto Warmbier who was released from North Korea last week, but in a state of coma. The China-based travel agency that organized a trip to North Korea for an American college student who died after being released in a coma from North Korean detention said it would no longer take US citizens to the country.

Global Media Thousands walk to slain Muslim teen's funeral in Virginia
Author: 0 Thousands walk to slain Muslim teen's funeral in Virginia

Hundreds of people turned out to the afternoon funeral prayer service for slain Muslim teen Nabra Hassanen , who was brutally attacked and killed with a baseball bat early Sunday. There are also debates concerning the circumstances of Hassanen's death, and to the extent to which this debate should focus on her background and skin color may have contributed to the attacker's fury and intentions.

Global Media Iraq to rebuild historic mosque destroyed by IS
Author: 0 Iraq to rebuild historic mosque destroyed by IS

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi made his only public appearance in 2014 at al-Nuri mosque, which was seen as an official declaration for his self-styled caliphate in Iraq and Syria . The organisation said earlier in May another 200,000 people could be displaced by the conflict as military operations move closer to Mosul's Old City.

Global Media Putin deplores US sanctions on Russia
Author: 0 Putin deplores US sanctions on Russia

At a congressional hearing this month, Comey said Trump asked him to drop an investigation into contacts between Trump associates and Russian officials, while the USA president has accused Comey of not telling the truth. Earlier this month, Comey testified under oath in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee. As for Russian Federation, "we have an opinion of our own, we express it openly".

Author: 0 House Dems Slam Senate Budget Bill

Planned Parenthood: The bill would strip federal funding from Planned Parenthood Federation of America for one year . Americans consider the House Republican health-care bill to be a bad idea by a 3-to-1 margin, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll .

Global Media DC Memorial For Slain Muslim Teen Was Set On Fire, Officials Say
Author: 0 DC Memorial For Slain Muslim Teen Was Set On Fire, Officials Say

According to statements from police and the mosque, the girl and her friends were walking back to the All Dulles Area Muslim Society , [ADAMS] mosque from a McDonald's in the Sterling area between 3 and 4 a.m. "It's important for us to be here to show our solidarity", said Alexi Young. (AP Photo/Steve Helber). Mahmoud Hassanen Aboras, father of Nabra Hassanen , right, gets a hug from Virginia congressman Gerry Connolly, D-Va, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Reston, Va., prior to the start of ...

Author: 0 Philippine rebels escape from school after hostages freed

Muslim rebels fled a southern Philippine village Wednesday, freeing 31 hostages - including 12 children - after security forces moved rapidly to prevent another crisis amid a month-long militant siege in nearby Marawi city, officials said. "They have tried to attack a couple of times and all have been thwarted". Last month, about 500 militants seized Marawi, a mosque-dotted center of the Islamic faith in the south of the predominantly Roman Catholic nation.

Global Media Syrian military says seizes ground towards Iraqi border
Author: 0 Syrian military says seizes ground towards Iraqi border

The Shahed-129 UAV was shot down by the US Strike Eagle about 12:30 am on Tuesday morning after it advanced on Coalition forces and showed intent hostile. Davis noted Monday that most of the coalition's air operations occur east of the Euphrates, where ISIS has a larger presence, and that the USA has not seen behavior from Russian Federation that would "cause us concern".

Global Media Former US diplomatic officer charged with sharing secrets with China
Author: 0 Former US diplomatic officer charged with sharing secrets with China

In interviews with the Federal Bureau of Investigation over the following month, court documents say, Mallory revealed that his Chinese contact gave him an electronic device so the two could communicate. The 60-year-old from Virginia was stoppd by customs agents in Chicago after he failed to declare $16,500 (£13,000) in cash found in two carry-on bags.

Author: 0 North Korea carries out another rocket engine test

The United States will not stop the Seoul-Washington joint military drills as a concession for North Korea's suspension of missile and nuclear tests, Voice of America reported Friday. Following the talks, the pair told reporters they pushed China on doing more about North Korea. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington , June 13, 2017.

Global Media Was referring to 'fashion' of parties seeking loan waiver: Naidu
Author: 0 Was referring to 'fashion' of parties seeking loan waiver: Naidu

On a related note, RBI chairperson Urjit Patel had expressed disagreement with the waiver of farm loans saying this leaves a bad impact on country's economy. "Will this government now say that farmer suicides are also fashionable?" In the recent past, we have seen how BJP state president made a remark against farmers and now it's Venkaiah Naidu .

Author: 0 Kushner and Trump envoy to meet Netanyahu, Abbas

Breaking ground at a new settlement site comes as Trump's envoy on Israel-Palestine peace, Jason Greenblatt , and his son-in-law and chief Middle East peace advisor, Jared Kushner , are to hold discussions with Palestinian and Israeli leaders this week.

Author: 0 Student detained in N Korea is mourned at hometown funeral

But the US President took to Twitter on Tuesday to offer a grim assessment of China's role in restraining North Korea: "While I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi & China to help with North Korea, it has not worked out". "North Korea sent him back to the United States before he died because more questions would have been raised about his death and the situation would have gotten worse if it had returned his dead body", said Cheong Seong-jang, an analyst at the private Sejong ...

Global Media United States fails to intercept missile in overnight test
Author: 0 United States fails to intercept missile in overnight test

The test near Hawaii involved the new Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA missile, a joint project between the U.S. Missile Defense Agency and the Japanese Defense Ministry. Late last month, in a successful test, a US long-range interceptor missile destroyed an intercontinental-range missile fired from a test site on Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific.

Global Media Authorities: Ricocheted bullet meant for dog killed teen boy
Author: 0 Authorities: Ricocheted bullet meant for dog killed teen boy

Sheriff's officials said in a statement and at a news conference that they found evidence of several shots having ricocheted off the ground, and concluded that one of those most likely killed the teen. Sheriff's spokesman Christopher Bergner spoke with our media partner NBC4 . A bullet fragment also struck the bitten deputy. Deputies opened fire on the dog, and one of the bullets may have ricochet off the pavement and struck the boy.

Author: 0 Road rage suspected in Muslim Va. teen's death

US Police say that the killing of a Muslim girl near a mosque close to Washington DC is being treated as a road rage incident . He added: "She used to be like my friend, not my daughter". Hassanen's father, however, said he believed his daughter's religion played a role. I told the detective, 'I want to ask him one question: Why did he do that? During the search, which included a helicopter, police said they stopped a auto driving suspiciously in the area, and took the driver, ...

Author: 0 Israel rescinds 250000 entry permits handed to Palestinians for Ramadan

An Israeli policewoman was killed in the attack; security forces shot three suspected Palestinian assailants. The group warned that "this attack will not be the last". Terror group ISIS claimed responsibility of the attack, reaffirming that the attack was premeditated and not improvised. One of the attackers reportedly was holding a gun, but it jammed.

Global Media AIADMK (Puratchi Thalaivi Amma) to support NDA presidential nominee
Author: 0 AIADMK (Puratchi Thalaivi Amma) to support NDA presidential nominee

Cracks appeared in the opposition ahead of today's crucial meeting on the presidential poll, with the JD U deciding to stay out of the talks after extending its support to NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind today. Kovind resigned as Bihar governor earlier in the day. It was also not known whether the Party's announcement to support Mr Kovind has the backing of Dinakaran, who is also the Deputy General Secretary of AIADMK Amma.

Global Media Special education teacher charged in sexual assault resigns
Author: 0 Special education teacher charged in sexual assault resigns

Ramos, however, eventually confessed to having sex with the teen a "handful of times" between December 2016 through April. Another student told school officials that Ramos began a texting relationship with him, according to WFSB . He was terminated as soon as the company was told about the allegations, he said. The witness also told police that his text message conversation with Ramos included sexually-charged content.

Author: 0 Milwaukee Cop Found Not Guilty In Shooting That Sparked Riots

Heagann-Brown, who faced up to 60 years in prison, "engaged in a pervasive pattern of excessive force and misconduct", according to the family's civil suit filed against the city after the criminal trial verdict, yet he was allowed to stay on the force.

Author: 0 Germany and France favourites to house London-based EU agencies post-Brexit

The move came on the eve of the first anniversary of the UK's referendum vote to quit the European Union on June 23 2016. "In the first step, the negotiation rounds will be broken down into three groups - citizen rights , the single financial settlement, and other separation issues", Barnier said.

Author: 0 Saudi king names son his heir in place of nephew

The prince is seen as a hard-liner on Iran, the architect of a deadly and controversial Saudi-led intervention in Yemen and one of the main proponents of the Saudi- and Emirati-led effort to isolate Qatar , which has spiraled into a larger regional conflagration.

Author: 0 United States urges China to pressure North Korea to rein in weapons progams

The paper added that the U.S. has "absurd" expectations for Beijing to solve the issues on the Korean Peninsula and overestimates China's influence on Pyongyang. "I believe China is making efforts to stop North Korea from making additional provocations, yet there are no tangible results as of yet", the new South Korean president was quoted as saying in an interview with Reuters .

Author: 0 Pelosi Defends Herself Amid Calls for New Democratic Leadership

A day after the election, Democrats are left with the bitter hope of another tighter-than-usual margin, still searching for a contest where anti-Trump energy and flush campaign coffers actually add up to victory. Trump's low approval ratings weren't enough to sink Handel, especially given that neither candidate dwelled on Mr. Trump during the campaign. "Obstruction doesn't work!", President Trump tweeted .

Author: 0 Philippines says Islamist fighters trapped in corner of besieged town

Inspector Realan Mamon , police chief of the town of Pigcawayan in North Cotabato, said they received reports that an unknown number of armed men attacked the village at around 5:00 a.m. He said troops were pursuing the militants, who are members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters . Philippine officials say Muslim rebels are engaging troops in a gunbattle in Pigcawayan town in North Cotabato in an attack that may be an attempt to divert the military's focus away from the militants ...

Global Media Tories and DUP set to face legal challenge as deal nears
Author: 0 Tories and DUP set to face legal challenge as deal nears

Theresa May's "deputy" threw her hopes of a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party into fresh doubt when he described it as merely a "possibility". " There's still the possibility, there's every possibility of a DUP deal . May, who called a snap election expecting to fatten her party's majority, is promising her minority government will be one "that consults and listens".

Author: 0 Jared Kushner finally speaks, and the internet can't stop talking about it

President Donald Trump Monday met with 18 of the world's most prominent tech executives for the first of the American Technology Council meetings , calling for them to help improve government use of technology. Since Trump was elected, Cook has sent company-wide emails to Apple employees objecting to Trump's immigration executive order as well as the administration's decision to withdraw from the Paris accords.

Global Media LAPD cadets arrested after stealing patrol cars, police say
Author: 0 LAPD cadets arrested after stealing patrol cars, police say

Beck didn't provide names, but said the teens - ages 15, 16, and 17 - accessed the department's inventory system, and then logged in under the name of a sergeant they knew was on vacation to get access to the vehicles. The teens behind the wheel refused to stop and led police on pursuits that ended with two separate crashes. "One of the pursuits terminated when the pursuit vehicle was involved in a traffic collision ..." All 1,800 vehicles are accounted for and no firearms ever went missing.

Global Media 'Very good' chance of DUP deal with Tories, says Donaldson
Author: 0 'Very good' chance of DUP deal with Tories, says Donaldson

And a Tory minister said the chance of a deal is now only "50-50". He added: "In incorporating European Union environmental legislation in United Kingdom law and determining its future, the government should focus on delivering environmental improvements on the ground that are as good as or better than what is now legislated for".

Author: 0 Cosby lawyers fighting civil suits by 10 women

A judge declared a mistrial Saturday. Cosby's wife, Camille, who attended just one day of the trial, issued a fierce statement on Saturday, read out by a representative. "I was frozen", she told the jury last week. She also asked for privacy for her and her family. Cosby's testimony in her civil case shows just how hard a witness he would have been to control.

Global Media Ward defeats Kovalev to retain light heavyweight titles
Author: 0 Ward defeats Kovalev to retain light heavyweight titles

Kovalev's been getting heat for a meme he posted to his social media recently, one that depicts a fake convo between him and Ward , where Andre repeatedly uses both the N- and F- words. He would defend the belt eight times , prior to losing to Ward . "I was empty in the first fight". Referee Tony Weeks seemed to allow several low blows go before eventually stepping in and stopping the contest in the eighth round with Kovalev buckled over.

Global Media In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience
Author: 0 In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience

The president spoke about the recent Republican victories from the night before, when the GOP came out on top during special elections being held in SC and Georgia . Prior to his rally , Trump visited Kirkwood Community College to get briefed on agricultural technology being developed there. "We're thinking about building the wall as a solar wall", Trump told supporters gathered at the U.S.

Author: 0 Some Trump business ventures on an upswing

His revenue also grew from Mar-a-Lagos, the resort in Florida , which he calls the "Winter White House". The disclosure, released Friday by the Office of Government Ethics , showed that many of Trump's marquee properties, golf clubs, and resorts saw significant income growth from the disclosures he released in 2015 , which came early in his presidential bid, and 2016, when he released an updated financial disclosure form as the primary campaign had come to a near conclusion.

Author: 0 Trump said to plan announcement on Comey tapes

White House communications officials "obviously feel it has ceased to pay dividends" to follow their predecessors' press strategy, said Eric Dezenhall, who worked on President Ronald Reagan's communications team and leads a public relations firm in Washington.

Global Media EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration
Author: 0 EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration

In Paris on Monday, a man was apprehended after he tried to ram his vehicle into police on the Champs Elysee and in Brussels on Tuesday, a man attempted to detonate a nail bomb in the city's Central Station. Mr Barnier said in May. But with European Union citizens already guaranteed these rights across the 28-nation bloc, De Rynck said "there is nothing particularly generous about this issue".

Global Media Former homeland secretary says FBI delayed notification of cyber hack
Author: 0 Former homeland secretary says FBI delayed notification of cyber hack

Johnson further explained that the October release of behind-the-scenes video from Access Hollywood , in which Trump was recorded making derogatory sexual comments about women, distracted from the eventual statement on the interference. The extent of interference by Russian hackers has been the source of speculation and media reports for months - the Russia issue has cast a shadow over Mr Trump's first five months in office.

Global Media Firefighting airplane crashes in Portugal
Author: 0 Firefighting airplane crashes in Portugal

Although many Gibraltarians will have spent the long weekend in Portugal, most are likely to have stayed near the coast, far from the fires in the centre of the country . More than 1,200 firefighters were still on duty at the blaze. Planes from Spain, France, Italy and Morocco are among those helping to fight the fires.

Author: 0 'Trump factor' seen in naming of new Saudi crown prince

The message was sent to King Salman "on the occasion of the selection of his royal highness Prince Mohammed Salman Abdulaziz Al-Saud as Crown Prince ", said the Qatar News Agency. While Trump has made statements siding with Saudi Arabia, Washington has shown mounting frustration over the kingdom's role in the crisis. In televised images released by the state's channel, Mohammed bin Salman , the former deputy crown prince , greeted his predecessor and said: "I will never give up your ...

Global Media McCain Has a Suggestion for Americans Wanting to Travel to North Korea
Author: 0 McCain Has a Suggestion for Americans Wanting to Travel to North Korea

A public funeral service for a USA student who was detained in North Korea and eventually released in a coma has been scheduled for Thursday at his hometown high school in Ohio. In Congress, Democrats and Republicans found rare bipartisan consensus in denouncing the North. In the House, lawmakers lined up behind legislation from Rep.

Author: 0 USA soldiers killed in Afghanistan

ON my way here I was informed that USA service members were killed and wounded in an attack in Afghanistan . Three American soldiers were killed and another wounded in Afghanistan when an Afghan soldier turned his gun on them in a so-called " green on blue " attack.

Author: 0 Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'

No, I don't like it", said Representative Mario Diaz-Balart. WASHINGTON (AP ) - Senate Republicans released their long-awaited bill Thursday to dismantle much of Barack Obama 's health care law, proposing to cut Medicaid for low-income Americans and erase tax boosts that Obama imposed on high-earners and medical companies to finance his expansion of coverage.

Global Media British PM welcomes Saudi crown prince appointment
Author: 0 British PM welcomes Saudi crown prince appointment

Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran - already running high - could worsen with King Salman's designation of his aggressive and ambitious son, Muhammad bin Salman, as the next ruler, analysts say. While the US president has made statements siding with Saudi Arabia, Washington has shown mounting frustration over the kingdom's role in the crisis.

Global Media Oil Market Gauges Shake-Up In Saudi Royal Succession
Author: 0 Oil Market Gauges Shake-Up In Saudi Royal Succession

Riyadh welcomed Trump's more aggressive attitude towards its rival Iran , which Saudi Arabia accuses of interference throughout the region. Mohammed bin Salman , the new crown prince of Saudi Arabia. Previously the 31-year old was deputy crown prince. "They have some time to deal with this downtrend in prices as long as they can get prices on a better path in 2018 so I think they can sit tight, let the cuts play out, let the inventories draw down and I don't think they're anxious about ...

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