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Author: 0 North Korea: Warmbier's death a 'mystery to us'

Otto Warmbier's brother, sister and friends were scheduled to speak at the funeral Thursday in his hometown of Wyoming, near Cincinnati. He now works as a private consultant for American families, using his contacts in North Korea to try to bring home detained loved ones.

Global Media Israel Begins Construction On First Settlement In 20 Years
Author: 0 Israel Begins Construction On First Settlement In 20 Years

But Israel has continued to provide limited power to Gaza , paid for by the Palestinians, to prevent a humanitarian crisis on its doorstep and out of concern that more instability could lead to renewed fighting. While both Netanyahu and Abbas say they're eager to revive peace talks under the new administration, any conciliatory tone evident during Trump's visit has evaporated.

Global Media North Korea tested a rocket engine that could power a long-range nuke
Author: 0 North Korea tested a rocket engine that could power a long-range nuke

And as officials said, North Korea only has six untested ICBM launchers which means even if the country makes several missiles or warheads, an ICBM missile will not work until the launcher is tested properly, a report said. The US official confirmed to AFP that Pyongyang tested a rocket engine on Thursday, on condition of anonymity and without providing further details.

Global Media N Korea test rocket engine, US claims
Author: 0 N Korea test rocket engine, US claims

Citing unnamed USA officials, Reuters reports that Pyongyang may have been testing the smallest stage of an ICBM rocket engine . Another official confirmed the test but did not give away further details on what kind of rocket component was being tested or whether it fit into the ICBM program.

Global Media Petition: Remove Rodman from NBA Hall of Fame
Author: 0 Petition: Remove Rodman from NBA Hall of Fame

No one really knows what the hell is going on here but here's my question. We jumped up and down. "Some good things came of this trip". The University of Virginia student was detained by North Korea for almost 17 months following his January 2016 arrest in Pyongyang, for allegedly trying to steal a propaganda poster while he was visiting the country on a sightseeing tour.

Global Media Legal Analysis on Big Court Win for Making a Murderer's Brendan Dassey
Author: 0 Legal Analysis on Big Court Win for Making a Murderer's Brendan Dassey

The US Court of Appeals in Chicago today ruled that his confession that was used to find him guilty of assisting his uncle, Steven Avery , to kill a young woman in 2005 was coerced. Dassey later recanted, claiming his confession had been coerced. Despite the win, the panel's ruling does not guarantee Dassey an immediate escape from the appeals process.

Global Media 6 inmates get sentences shortened after helping save their guard's life
Author: 0 6 inmates get sentences shortened after helping save their guard's life

The deputy's family also prepared a special lunch for the inmates. The deputy said he knew the men well from working with them seven hours a day and five days a week. Polk County Sheriff Johnny Moats said the inmates could have easily taken the officer's gun and escaped in his van. "That moment when they're out, they're not really inmates to you", the deputy said.

Global Media Kovind files nomination for Presidential election
Author: 0 Kovind files nomination for Presidential election

JD-U, which has chose to back Kovind, skipped the meeting. Pawar was also not convinced about Kumar's candidature. However, the opposition leaders said "it was unfortunate that one of our allies has gone to the National Democratic Alliance camp in the July 17 Presidential election ".

Author: 0 North Korea conducts rocket engine test

Following the launch, Moon said he had "personally confirmed that the people may be at ease" following a series of North Korean missile tests this year alone. "I believe in dialogue". One of the tests, which took place at the Sohae satellite launch facility, was hailed as a "great leap forward" by North Korea state media.

Author: 0 North Korea denies torturing Otto Warmbier

Thousands gathered Thursday morning to say their final goodbyes to the OH college student who died after being detained in North Korea for more than a year. The company that organized Warmbier's trip confirmed to ABC news that it will no longer provide tours to North Korea. Hundreds of mourners are celebrating the life of an American college student who was detained in North Korea for over a year and died shortly after being returned home to OH in a coma .

Author: 0 North Korea tests suspected ICBM rocket engine

But a USA official conceded to Fox News that although spy satellites have spotted increased activity around the test site, "nobody knows what that means". But South Korea's desire to improve its weapons gained urgency as the North made gains in its missile programs. He is scheduled to meet with President Trump in Washington this month to discuss a joint strategy on how to stop the North's pursuit of nuclear weapons .

Author: 0 Texas Takeaways for 2018 After Georgia Special Election

But he said there is no doubt that "this is one occasion when we ought to say he deserves to take a victory lap". "The Democrats have to be hyper-focused on an economic message that tells people that the Republican Party is all about economic growth for millionaires and billionaires, and the Democratic Party is about economic growth for everybody", Democratic Senator Chris Murphy of CT told MSNBC.

Author: 0 North Korea calls Donald Trump a 'psychopath'

China is expected to face calls for tougher sanctions on North Korea . For years, and particularly since the beginning of the most recent crisis, Washington has urged Beijing to put more pressure on Pyongyang , which heavily relies on China for imports and exports.

Global Media Michael Gove says Government will 'work with everyone' on Brexit
Author: 0 Michael Gove says Government will 'work with everyone' on Brexit

He was blocked in this effort by then energy and climate secretary Ed Davey, who has blasted this new appointment as environment secretary as being like putting the fox in charge of the hen house. The former Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom , another Brexiteer, moves to Commons leader and will now have the tough job of steering legislation on leaving the European Union through Parliament.

Global Media Gergen: Trump could beat Dems in 2020
Author: 0 Gergen: Trump could beat Dems in 2020

The apparent effectiveness of that messaging suggested to some that the 77-year-old Californian could be a liability for Democrats as they aim to regain their majority. "We are the party that stands up for working families and the middle class, yet many of them are not voting for us". "It's time for some change". "It's time for a new generation of leadership in the party".

Author: 0 North Korea denies torturing US detainee Otto Warmbier

Warmbier, 22, died in a United States hospital on Monday after North Korea released him for what it called humanitarian reasons . The North Koreans had told U.S. The spokesman said "groundless" speculation of torture and beatings could be refuted by American doctors who came to North Korea at the time of Warmbier's repatriation and "recognised that his health indicators like pulse, temperature, respiration and the examination result of the heart and lung were all normal".

Global Media Ford India recalls 39000 units of Fiesta, Figo models
Author: 0 Ford India recalls 39000 units of Fiesta, Figo models

Put together after a consensus was arrived at with member automobile companies over 18 months, the code places the onus on the manufacturer to recall a defective vehicle be it a two-wheeler, auto or a commercial vehicle. Asked about the Figo that caught fire outside Nelspruit Mediclinic in mid-January, footage of which was widely circulated on social media, the spokesman said Ford did not know if that incident was directly related to this recall.

Author: 0 London man died after mosque attack with "multiple injuries"

A statement from Mr Ali's family read: "We are devastated by the loss of a husband, father, brother and grandfather, Makram Ali, in this tragic event". Today, prosecutors said Darren Osborne (47) has been charged following the incident . His family said he had been "troubled" for a long time. Muslim communities in the United Kingdom have reported an increase in prejudice and anger directed at them in the wake of three terrorist attacks since March - two in London, and one in Manchester , ...

Global Media Iconic Grizzly Bear To Lose Federal Protection
Author: 0 Iconic Grizzly Bear To Lose Federal Protection

Thus, the future recovery of the other sub-populations will be fundamentally, and perhaps permanently, undermined by the Service's premature decision to strip the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem bears of ESA protections. That will permit the states to allow hunting, provided the regional grizzly population stays above 600 over the next five years, as well as the killing of bears that harm livestock in a ranching-heavy area .

Author: 0 Tech CEOs meet with Trump on government overhaul

Kushner said. "Right now, H-1B visas are awarded in a totally random lottery - and that's wrong", said President Trump at Kenosha, Wisconsin. Cook will join several other heavy hitters in the tech industry , including Alphabet Chairman Eric Schmidt and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, at what the White House is calling an " American Technology Council roundtable".

Global Media Facebook Fine Tunes Mission to Focus on Groups
Author: 0 Facebook Fine Tunes Mission to Focus on Groups

Hate groups organizing. Liberals and conservatives sealing themselves off in echo chambers. "So this big question we have been asking is, 'So, if there 2 billion people on Facebook , why are there only (130 million) in meaningful communities?'" he said.

Global Media Canadair plane being used to battle Portugal wildfires reportedly crashes
Author: 0 Canadair plane being used to battle Portugal wildfires reportedly crashes

A house that escaped a recent forest fire stands out against the burnt ground in Serra do Macario, central Portugal, Tuesday, June 20 2017. Spain, France and Italy have sent a total of 19 water bombers to help the operation. He said a woman told him he saw the plane crash in a fireball. More than 1,000 firefighters and nine water-dropping aircraft have been battling the blaze in Pedrogao Grande.

Author: 0 Russian interference is 'all a big Dem HOAX!'

USA intelligence agencies have concluded that the Kremlin orchestrated a wide-ranging influence operation that included email hacking and online propaganda to discredit Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and help Trump, a Republican, win the White House in November.

Global Media Iran: Mastermind behind Tehran attacks killed
Author: 0 Iran: Mastermind behind Tehran attacks killed

He said anti-Iranian remarks by Saudi Arabia's foreign minister and President Trump are a " matter of disgrace " for them. Meanwhile, Iran's interior ministry said Friday that a total of 41 suspects linked to the attacks have been arrested.

Global Media Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for Confed Cup semi-final berths
Author: 0 Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for Confed Cup semi-final berths

Cherchesov also denied suggestions his team froze in front of a near sell-out crowd at the Spartak Stadium, a second-half rally nearly yielding a point after the hosts were outclassed in the opening 45 minutes. Following numerous fines and warnings regarding Mexico's infamous "puto" chant, Federation Internationale de Football Association finally delivered on their promise to take action.

Author: 0 Kohl's Corporation (KSS) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows

The stock has "Neutral" rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, May 9. M Partners downgraded the shares of KSS in report on Thursday, February 4 to "Neutral" rating. Its up 8.3% from 25.93M shares previously. Ridgeworth Capital Limited Liability Co reported 0.45% stake. Quantres Asset Mgmt Limited stated it has 16,100 shares.

Author: 0 CNN uses sketch artist at no-camera White House briefing

CNN equated the briefing to a Supreme Court argument - an on-the-record event at which cameras are banned. "The idea is to paint a picture for viewers who couldn't be in the room". Mr. Spicer , after initially attracting big audiences for televised briefings several times a week, has cut back; there are now fewer televised briefings with fewer questions.

Author: 0 Unhealthy outlook for repealing ObamaCare as some GOP senators defect from bill

US Senate Republicans have unveiled a revamped healthcare plan aimed at fulfilling President Donald Trump's pledge to repeal Obamacare , but a revolt within their ranks put the Bill in instant jeopardy. And if McConnell can push something through, we all get treated to the excitement of a House-Senate conference. She said there's still a need for some sort of rule created to push healthy people to buy insurance, to replace Obamacare's individual mandate -which would be ...

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million in Spanish tax fraud case

Numerous players charged with tax fraud are represented by an agency owned by super agent Jorge Mendes . Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao and Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao , who have also been accused of tax fraud in Spain , are also clients of Mendes.

Author: 0 US set to approve India's purchase of drones before Modi visit

Defence expert Uday Bhaskar opined that the visit is important, primarily for Prime Minister Modi to get assurance that President Trump will continue the bilateral relationship along the track that had been identified by earlier presidents George Bush and Barack Obama .

Author: 0 What the Georgia special election may mean to Democrats and Republicans

In Kansas in April, in Montana last month and in Georgia and SC on Tuesday, Democratic candidates outperformed their party's past showings, but still fell short where it counts: Republicans won . The issue going forward for them and for Republicans goes to sustainability. In 2018, Democrats would need to capture 24 seats now occupied by Republicans in order to recapture the House majority.

Author: 0 Car bomb in southwest Pakistan kills at least 11, wounds 20

At least twenty five people were killed and over one hundred others were wounded in back to back explosions in Kurram Agency in the tribal areas of Pakistan. This is the second major bomb attack today. Kabul, June 22 (IBNS): Scores of people died or wounded when a vehicle bomb exploded close to a bank in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan early on Thursday, state-run news agency Khaama Press reported.

Global Media Celebrity chef Darren Simpson dies in Australia
Author: 0 Celebrity chef Darren Simpson dies in Australia

Mr Simpson was a prolific chef, rising quickly through the ranks after he was the youngest chef to be named as Britain's Young Chef of the Year at the age of 21. Australia's LifeStyle Channel broadcast three series starring Simpson of " The Best in Australia ", based on the BBC series " The Best ", since 2007.

Global Media Stolen toe used in cocktail returned to Canadian hotel with apology
Author: 0 Stolen toe used in cocktail returned to Canadian hotel with apology

The RCMP are still investigating, but the hotel's Toe Master, Terry Lee, believes the culprit ordered the cocktail on Saturday night. A bar in Canada's northern Yukon Territory that serves a notorious cocktail with a severed human toe is celebrating today after an alleged thief who made off with the bar's freshest digit returned it back along with a letter of apology.

Author: 0 Turkish FM, economy minister to visit Qatar amid diplomatic row

On Wednesday, Turkish presidential spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin said at a press conference that Ankara was sending food assistance to Qatar after neighboring Gulf Arab states imposed sanctions on the country. WASHINGTON — The United States should consider moving its air base out of Qatar , the Emirati ambassador to the US said Tuesday, encouraging the Trump administration to use its leverage to further pressure Qatar over alleged support for extremism.

Author: 0 Georgia Dems search for upsides in House loss

Republican Karen Handel , author of a book about Planned Parenthood titled Planned Bullyhood , ran a repulsive campaign. "I was also influenced by a desire to resist Trump's plan to defer to Russian Federation and make America insecure", Rega Wood, a Stanford philosophy professor and Ossoff donor, said in an email to The College Fix.

Author: 0 Tightening Cuban Relations Is Bad Policy and Bad for Democracy

A change in former President Barack Obama's policy toward Cuba has been long expected . The Trump administration said the new policy, which goes into effect Friday, does not target Cuban people, but rather the military regime. But even as he curbs Obama's détente with Cuba, Trump will stop short of closing embassies or breaking off diplomatic relations restored in 2015 after more than five decades of hostility, U.S.

Global Media PM Nawaz condemns Parachinar blasts, vows to crush extremists
Author: 0 PM Nawaz condemns Parachinar blasts, vows to crush extremists

The suicide bomber blew up his explosives-laden auto near Inspector General of Police Ehsan Mehboob's office in Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province, killing at least 13 people, including seven policemen, and wounding 21 others. It also released a photograph of the alleged attacker, identified as Abu Othman al-Khorasani. Anwarul Haq Kakar , a spokesman for the provincial government, blamed neighboring India for the blast but offered no evidence to back up the allegation.

Author: 0 Blockading countries send list of 13 demands to Qatar

The far-reaching list of demands were made to stop Qatar's involvement with foreign entities opposed to the government of the four Sunni Arab countries, as well as what they view as Qatari meddling in their internal affairs. They also accused Qatar of backing al-Qaida and the Islamic State group's ideology in the Middle East. -End diplomatic ties with Iran and limit trade with Iran to business that does not violate US sanctions.

Global Media Sena announces support to Kovind
Author: 0 Sena announces support to Kovind

Hectic parleys between leaders of non-NDA parties began this morning, hours ahead of the crucial opposition meeting where they are expected to zero in on a joint candidate for the presidential election . Meanwhile, the electoral college numbers seem to be stacked in favour of Kovind and he may well end up getting more votes than incumbent Pranab Mukherjee and his predecessor Pratibha Patil.

Author: 0 Iran Says Its Missile Strike in Syria Sends Message to the US

However, the test launches haven't affected Iran's 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. "We will slap them", Khamenei says in the video, before it fades into a footage of the missile launch on Sunday night. The report shines a light on three key aspects of Iran's missile program: It reveals the existence of 12 previously unknown missile developments sites; it discloses details about the sites, including locations and facilities at the sites; and it describes the partnership between the ...

Author: 0 US would welcome effective Syrian effort to defeat IS

Syrian government and allied troop. "The coalition's mission is to defeat IS in Iraq and Syria ", the coalition said in a statement . The U.S. The United States had airlifted hundred of Syrian fighters and their US military advisers near Tabqah in March in a generally successful push to cut off the western approaches to Raqqa.

Author: 0 London council evacuates residents amid fire safety concerns

The removal of homeowners is to allow "urgent fire safety works" to take place, local council leader Georgia Gould said. Public safety concerns have been prompted by exterior cladding known as aluminum composite panels, which are believed to have rapidly spread the fire at Grenfell Tower on June 14, trapping residents in their homes before firefighters could save them.

Author: 0 Qatar demands 'blockade' be lifted for talks to begin

Tough remarks by UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash on Monday made clear that the countries seeking to isolate Qatar have no intention of backing down soon. "The ordeal lasted almost 10 hours during which we faced multiple interrogations and lock-up", he said , expressing gratitude to the Turkish authorities for solving the issue.

Global Media Large majority for Macron in French parliament
Author: 0 Large majority for Macron in French parliament

Macron's confident start at home, where he has concentrated on trying to restore the lost prestige of the president, and his bold action on the worldwide stage has inspired a raft of positive headlines. Jean-Christophe Cambadelis, the leader of the French Socialist Party, has resigned after he was knocked out of the running for parliament in last week's first round of voting.

Author: 0 US shoots down drone in Syria

This week Iran fired ballistic missiles from its territory over Iraq and into Syria . Different foreign-backed terrorist groups have been wreaking havoc in Syria since 2011. to stay out of. The jihadists are under major pressure in Syria and neighbouring Iraq. It comes days after a United States warplane shot down a Syrian government fighter jet in the north of the country, prompting a furious reaction from Russian Federation.

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