• Russia regrets new US sanctions, mulls retaliatory moves
Russia regrets new US sanctions, mulls retaliatory moves

Russia has condemned the new round of United States sanctions as a " continuation of the trend set by the Obama administration aimed at ruining relations between our countries " and has promptly canceled a scheduled meeting of senior Russian and American diplomats.

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  • EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defence ties, migration
EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defence ties, migration

There would be no changes until the latter date: "All EU citizens now (in Britain) will have their rights protected under EU law until the date we leave the EU", the source said. For instance, the agenda item attracting perhaps the keenest interest during Thursday's talks was on the relocation of the two European Union agencies being pulled out o...

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  • China has not worked out on North Korea
China has not worked out on North Korea

The service was held at the 22-year-old's school in OH, before his burial at a nearby cemetery. Sentenced to hard labor early previous year for stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel, Warmbier was medically evacuated to the United States in a coma last week after almost 18 months in captivity.

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  • Thousands gather for funeral for student detained in N.Korea
Thousands gather for funeral for student detained in N.Korea

An estimated 2,000 people packed Wyoming High School , in Wyoming, Ohio, with more lining the streets, CNN reports . Some waved American flags while others held up signs with supportive messages as the funeral procession passed by. Relatives have said United States envoys told them that North Korean officials said Warmbier contracted botu...

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  • Canadian sniper hits IS fighter from over 3km away
Canadian sniper hits IS fighter from over 3km away

The confirmed kill took occurred in Iraq within the previous month, but the CF declined to specify the exact location or the name of the record-breaking sniper. At some point, one has to wonder if there's just a limit to how far away a sniper with a conventional rifle, no matter how big or precise, can take out an individual opponent.

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  • United States warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky
United States warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

The U.S. also shot down an Iranian made drone over Syria on June 8. The U.S. and the coalition have a base in At Tanf, Syria, close to where the Iraqi, Jordanian and Syrian borders intersect, 80 miles south of Palmyra. The rising tensions prompted Australia to announce it was suspending its participation in air missions over Syria as part o...

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  • Tillerson and Mattis to hold joint news conference after talks with China
Tillerson and Mattis to hold joint news conference after talks with China

Suffering from severe brain damage, he died Monday in his hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio. Throngs of mourners paid their final respects to Otto Warmbier Thursday at a public funeral at the high school he attended near Cincinnati. "I'm under no impression that people did not care about getting him back a year ago", she said. While there is lit...

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  • Trump Tweets He Is Under Investigation - His Lawyer Says He Isn't
Trump Tweets He Is Under Investigation - His Lawyer Says He Isn't

Should the President be under investigation for firing Comey, however, either now or in the future, the investigation that began focusing on Russian ties to the Trump campaign and November's election could result in a shakeup. "The legal team has not been notified ", he said on CNN . Does he believe the president, who says there's no wrongdoing...

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  • FBI says stabbing suspect tried to buy gun
FBI says stabbing suspect tried to buy gun

Ftouhi's landlord, Luciano Piazza, said Ftouhi has lived in the building for the last six years with his wife and three children. The FBI says it's investigating the attack as an act of terror. "We continue to have no information to suggest Fthoui's attack on Lt. Neville was part of a wider plot", Gelios told reporters today. Ftouhi's Faceboo...

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  • Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses
Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses

On Thursday, Trump jumped into the political fray, taking a swipe at Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer in a tweet . A Handel ad portrayed Ossoff - who ran on a decidedly moderate message - as a San Francisco-style liberal aligned with " Nancy Pelosi and outsiders who just don't share our priorities".

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  • Israel breaks ground on new West Bank settlement as USA delegations visits
Israel breaks ground on new West Bank settlement as USA delegations visits

The new settlement - the first since 1992, according to Israeli NGO Peace Now - is meant to house residents of the illegal West Bank outpost of Amona after the Israeli military demolished it in February. Kushner and Greenblatt are wary of proceeding too quickly and want to make sure that both Israelis and Palestinians are willing to make substant...

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  • Opp chooses Meira Kumar as its Prez candidate
Opp chooses Meira Kumar as its Prez candidate

BSP supremo Mayawati on Thursday backed the Opposition's candidate Meira Kumar for the President's post, while taking exception to NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind's association with the "narrow ideologies" of the BJP and the RSS. Ms Kumar's name was also acceptable to the Samajwadi Party and the BSP. Now, that the opposition parties have pulle...

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  • USA calls on Arab states to ease Qatar blockade as crisis deepens
USA calls on Arab states to ease Qatar blockade as crisis deepens

Analysts say the current crisis is in part an extension of a 2014 dispute, when Saudi Arabia , the UAE and Bahrain temporarily recalled their ambassadors from Doha over Qatari support for Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood. Qatar strongly denied the earlier allegations and expressed a willingness to engage in talks to resolve the crisis. "With over eigh...

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  • Philippine military: Rebels still holding hostages in school
Philippine military: Rebels still holding hostages in school

The rebels may have taken advantage of a massive military offensive against militants aligned with the Islamic State group who have laid siege to the southern city of Marawi, and plotted to attack military targets elsewhere, military spokesman Brig.

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  • Leniency in GST laws for genuine mistakes initially: Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia
Leniency in GST laws for genuine mistakes initially: Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia

Indirect tax payers will have to file returns in the new system from next month. "It has been made possible because of close cooperation between the Centre, state governments, and political parties", a Finance Ministry statement said. The Cabinet passed a resolution expressing gratitude to chief ministers of states and others for their cooperation...

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  • When is the festival of Eid 2017?
When is the festival of Eid 2017?

Eid al-Fitr festival is expected to be on the evening of June 25 and end on the evening of June 26 . Although 'Eid al-Fitr occurs on a Sunday this year , Muslims commonly celebrate it for a few days and may visit family in other states. The Express Metro Service will not be available from Saturday 24 June to Monday 26 June 2017. The historical ...

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  • Indian Spy Kulbhushan files mercy petition to Pakistan army chief
Indian Spy Kulbhushan files mercy petition to Pakistan army chief

Pakistan Army had also released a "confessional video" of Jadhav after his arrest. Meanwhile, India maintains that the second confession video of Jadhav released by Pakistan is doctored, the defense experts on Friday opined the same, adding that the video shows the extent to which the alleged Indian spy was tortured to say all that.

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  • Sharp questions for Sessions in coming testimony
Sharp questions for Sessions in coming testimony

Dershowitz went on to say that even if we don't like the President having that authority, he has that power and you can't turn a Constitutional power into a criminal act. The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director said Trump's private comments urging him to drop the probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn led him to t...

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  • Klopp: Salah can win at the highest level with Liverpool
Klopp: Salah can win at the highest level with Liverpool

As noted by the Liverpool Echo , the Egyptian worldwide has been on course to complete a £35m move to Anfield this summer, with the report adding that he's expected to be in England this evening. The 25-year-old winger has been linked to the Merseyside outfit for some time, and it is believed that a deal is close to completion. After only six Pr...

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  • Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many
Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California says in a letter to colleagues Wednesday that when President Donald Trump nominated House members to serve in his administration, he chose them from Republican districts the party knew it could win. She has beat back all comers, including last fall, when Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan of OH ran against her. Ryan fell w...

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  • Johnathan Thurston's Origin Career Is Over; Report
Johnathan Thurston's Origin Career Is Over; Report

He will miss what would have been his 300th NRL match on Saturday against Penrith, while North Queensland have been unwilling to put a time frame on his return. The Maroons and Kangaroos veteran said he had no second thoughts on his decision to retire from representative football. "[The team's] first thought was for "JT" to make sure he's alrig...

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  • Magic make Jonathan Isaac the sixth overall pick in the draft
Magic make Jonathan Isaac the sixth overall pick in the draft

Isaac does not possess the shooting touch of some of the other top picks, but he is long and athletic. Iwundu is coming off a strong season for Kansas State in which he averaged 13 points and a little more than 6 rebounds per game. No 'Nole has been picked higher than fourth ( Dave Cowens to Boston in 1970). Isaac was the 6 consecutive freshma...

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  • 79 people presumed dead in London high-rise fire
79 people presumed dead in London high-rise fire

Cundy says the new number may change as investigation continues. Metropolitan Police Stuard Cundy said: "Sadly, our work will be ongoing for many , many weeks". Writing in the Observer on Sunday, Mr Khan suggested high-rise tower blocks dating from the 1960s and 1970s could be torn down in the wake of the fire, which he said may well be the...

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  • Armed insurgents attack school in southern Philippines
Armed insurgents attack school in southern Philippines

BIFF rebels stormed first the community defense detachments at barangays Malagakit and Simsiman early morning Tuesday and then holed out in school buildings when responding government forces fought them for about 11 hours, police and civilian reports said.

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  • Mueller, Rosenstein May Have to Recuse Themselves in Trump Investigation, Prof Says
Mueller, Rosenstein May Have to Recuse Themselves in Trump Investigation, Prof Says

Sekulow appeared on NBC's Meet the Press , CBS News' Face the Nation , CNN's State of the Union and Fox News Sunday. Last week, the Washington Post reported Mueller is investigating the president for obstruction of justice in light of his firing of former FBI Director James Comey , something the president's legal team is denying....

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  • Mueller Hires 13 Lawyers to Expand Russia Probe
Mueller Hires 13 Lawyers to Expand Russia Probe

Comey was sacked by the president on May 9 while he was overseeing the investigation into potential Russian interference into last year's election and potential collusion with the Trump presidential campaign. And now he is attacking the Justice Department for investigating matters that four congressional committees also find worth looking into...

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  • Kovind to file nomination tomorrow; Modi, NDA CMs to be there
Kovind to file nomination tomorrow; Modi, NDA CMs to be there

The decision, however, was welcomed by some of the political leaders including Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao. Alongside other BJP leaders, Sonowal will also be present during the nomination filing of Kovind. Even otherwise, despite being a NDA partner since 1980, Sena in the last two presi...

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  • Beyonce, Jay Z's twins being kept in hospital, reports say
Beyonce, Jay Z's twins being kept in hospital, reports say

On June 17, a source told People magazine , "Bey and Jay are thrilled and have started sharing the news with their family and closest friends". On February 1, the songstress officially announced that she and Jay, 47, would be expecting twins.

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  • Primary day in Virginia: What you need to know
Primary day in Virginia: What you need to know

But despite a huge financial disadvantage and the general impression he was a clown running a circus-like campaign, Prince William County supervisor Corey Stewart threw a big scare into Gillespie and other Virginia Republicans by very narrowly missing an upset win against the front-runner.

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  • North Korea conducts rocket engine test
North Korea conducts rocket engine test

Officials in the US and overseas are expressing concern over North Korea's space launch program at Sohae on the country's west coast. DPRK is a reference to North Korea's formal name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. "North Korea's government has a record of forcing innocent American tourists into decades of hard labor and of beating and ...

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  • Classmates honor student who died after N. Korea detention
Classmates honor student who died after N. Korea detention

WYOMING, Ohio (AP ) - About 50 volunteers spent Wednesday morning tying blue and white ribbons along the road leading from the high school to a cemetery in the Ohio hometown of the 22-year-old college student who died this week after being detained for almost a year and a half in North Korea.

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  • Brussels Central Station attack suspect identified
Brussels Central Station attack suspect identified

At a news conference, spokesman Eric van der Sypt said it is not clear whether the shot suspect is dead or alive - however, no civilians were injured or killed in the explosion. The Belgian capital, home to the headquarters of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union, took a heavy hit to its tourist industry past year.

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  • Ordeal of U.S. student in N.Korea, now in coma, 'terrible thing'
Ordeal of U.S. student in N.Korea, now in coma, 'terrible thing'

Also known as persistent vegetative state, the syndrome's symptoms include no voluntary movement or awareness of surroundings. Warmbier can open his eyes and blink but has no signs of understanding language or responding to commands, Kanter said.

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  • DUP to 'support soft Irish border' in Brexit talks
DUP to 'support soft Irish border' in Brexit talks

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and Sinn Féin will sit down for separate talks with the new Taoiseach today. Labour's shadow chancellor John McDonnell has raised concerns over reports the DUP want to end airport tax on visitors to Northern Ireland - which generated around £90m in 2015/16, according to HMRC estimates.

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  • American Student Released by North Korea
American Student Released by North Korea

Two ambulances met the plane on the runway to transfer Otto to the hospital. An armed official at the airport was reported to have dragged Warmbier away. Hours after the release , the USA government blamed Pyongyang for a raft of cyber attacks stretching back to 2009, while warning more were likely.

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