• Dennis Rodman Takes Credit for North Korea's Release of Otto Warmbier
Dennis Rodman Takes Credit for North Korea's Release of Otto Warmbier

NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman has never been afraid to ruffle a few feathers, but his latest exploits could get him kicked out of Springfield. We jumped up and down. But Rodman defended his friend, Jong-Un, and said that he sees progress being made in North Korea . "People don't see the good side about that country".

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  • United Kingdom parliament comes under cyber attack
United Kingdom parliament comes under cyber attack

The threat follows reports in British media, including the Times , that hackers were selling passwords for Amps online. Hackers have targeted Parliament's email system in an attempt to access the accounts of hundreds of MPs, Lords, aides and staff.

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  • Lobbyist wounded in GOP baseball shooting leaves hospital
Lobbyist wounded in GOP baseball shooting leaves hospital

Congressman Steve Scalise is in fair condition and "is beginning an extended period of healing and rehabilitation ", according to Medstar Washington Hospital Center . House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday that Scalise "is on the road to recovery" but it will take some time. A review of his electronic communications also showed contact with t...

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  • Saudi Arabia announces Eid will begin on Sunday
Saudi Arabia announces Eid will begin on Sunday

On the day of the festival, worshippers wake up early and offer Salat ul-Fajr (daily prayers). Check the Ramazan 2017 Date and start celebrating the day with most precious prayers. As far as Algeria is concerned the Eid will not be celebrated here tomorrow as the moon was not sighted today. "As such, I am pleasedto declare that the first da...

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  • Defiant Pelosi Says She's Staying: 'I Think I'm Worth The Trouble'
Defiant Pelosi Says She's Staying: 'I Think I'm Worth The Trouble'

By the end of the campaign, Ossoff, for tactical reasons, toned down his anti-Trump message and tried to appeal to voters with a moderate message that emphasized fiscal conservatism. "That still moves the needle", said Ryan. The Democrats expended vast amounts of money on Jon Ossoff , an attractive young candidate running in a district that ha...

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  • 40 people killed in bomb, gun attacks in 3 Pakistani cities
40 people killed in bomb, gun attacks in 3 Pakistani cities

At least 38 people died Friday in bombings in two cities in Pakistan, authorities said. Global community needs to take immediate notice of the whole situation to avoid any imbalance in the region as both countries are super powers. The normally busy intersection - which lies between a girls' school, a girls' college, the police office and the entra...

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  • Indyref2 plans a factor in SNP election result, Nicola Sturgeon admits
Indyref2 plans a factor in SNP election result, Nicola Sturgeon admits

The Conservatives won 13 seats in Scotland , helping to prop up the party nationally after it lost a string of seats throughout England . Scotland voted by 55 per cent against independence in a 2014 referendum, but the defeated nationalists voted en masse for the SNP in 2015 handing them 56 out of 59 seats in Scotland.

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  • North Korea Denies it Tortured Detainee Warmbier
North Korea Denies it Tortured Detainee Warmbier

The former National Basketball Association bad boy arrived in the Hermit Kingdom on the same day the 22-year-old was released in a coma after 18 months in captivity. He was sent to his home in OH on Tuesday, June 13, on "humanitarian grounds", but died just six days later having been sent home in a coma. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said...

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  • Australia's military resumes air operations over Syria
Australia's military resumes air operations over Syria

How permanent they may or may not be remains unclear. The Pentagon said that after Syrian jets had bombed US-backed forces fighting ISIS in Syria and ground forces headed their way with artillery and armored vehicles, U.S. We are getting ever deeper into this six-year sectarian and civil war. How long the U.S. will maintain these de...

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  • J&K Police officer lynched: Three more arrested
J&K Police officer lynched: Three more arrested

The police officer had been assigned to provide security cover to the separatist leader of the Hurriyat , Mirwaiz Farooq. Two people were arrested earlier, bringing the total of those detained to five. The people present there made way for the police to pick up the body. "The other police personnel of security wing were deployed inside the c...

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  • Doctors: Officer stabbed in neck at airport recovering well
Doctors: Officer stabbed in neck at airport recovering well

Donald Scholten, of the Hurley Medical Center in Flint, said in a news conference today. One of his doctors reported on Friday that the wound caused significant bleeding but spared major arteries and a nerve by "millimeters". A minute later, he exited the restroom without either bag, pulled out a knife and attacked Neville. The suspect indicated to...

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  • United States jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria
United States jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria

Iran's gambit in the east will worry hawks in President Donald Trump's administration, who argue that Iranian influence in Syria and the wider Middle East needs to be resisted. 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 gr...

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  • North Korea: Otto Warmbier's death is a 'mystery'
North Korea: Otto Warmbier's death is a 'mystery'

Speaking early today to assembled reporters across the street from Wyoming High School, US Senator Rob Portman of OH highlighted the community support that the Warmbier family has received during the tragedy. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that Washington holds North Korea "accountable" for Warmbier's fate, and demanded the release of...

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  • US, China Affirm North Korean Threat, Mattis Says
US, China Affirm North Korean Threat, Mattis Says

On Tuesday Trump tweeted , "While I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi & China to help with North Korea, it has not worked out. At least I know China tried!" "Both sides will have to work out ways to rein in North Korea and roll back its accelerated nuclear weapons programmes, but establishing a security mechanism to manage their dif...

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  • United Kingdom high-rise buildings fail fire safety tests
United Kingdom high-rise buildings fail fire safety tests

An in-depth look at the causes of the Grenfell Tower blaze by the New York Times detailed how in the United Kingdom, a "drive by successive governments from both major political parties to free businesses from the burden of safety regulations" allowed the tower's owners to swaddle the outside of the building in a highly flammable aluminum and p...

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  • Authorities: Texas mom left 2 kids in hot car as punishment
Authorities: Texas mom left 2 kids in hot car as punishment

According to the Parker County Sheriff's Office , when asked how long the children might have been exposed to the high temperatures inside the vehicle, Randolph responded immediately: "No more than an hour". When she woke, she went to check on the children and found them unresponsive . But when she was arrested Friday, police said Randolph a...

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  • Cindy: More rain in Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia
Cindy: More rain in Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia

YOUR FREE WECT MOBILE WEATHER APP: See the latest First Alert Forecast blogs and videos plus interactive radar, targeted severe bulletins, location-specific hour-by-hour forecasts, marine and tide data, long-range outlooks. Forecasters are trying to determine how many tornadoes touched down in Alabama as remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy moved nor...

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  • Police officer beaten to death in Indian-controlled Kashmir
Police officer beaten to death in Indian-controlled Kashmir

The DGP of the J&K police has said that two people have been arrested for this crime. A PTI report quoted Mr Vaid as saying that the slain police officer was "on duty" when he was targeted by the mob outside the Jamia Masjid. The incident was condemned by J-K CM Mehbooba Mufti who said that nothing can be more shameful than this. The lynchin...

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  • Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader
Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader

Adam Schiff, D-Calif. "I believe there's enough interest in this that the conversation will continue". Pelosi said that would be fine with her. While, Rep. "I respect any opinion that my members have", she added. In 2004, Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez, after another shellacking by the hated Yankees, told reporters, "They beat me".

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  • Scotland pays tribute to service personnel with Armed Forces Day parades
Scotland pays tribute to service personnel with Armed Forces Day parades

He said ministers were "working hard" to help veterans on issues such as healthcare, housing and education. It was a day of celebration as crowds came together to learn more about what the Armed Forces do and to offer up their thanks for their work.

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  • North Korea rebuttal: Otto Warmbier's death 'a mystery'
North Korea rebuttal: Otto Warmbier's death 'a mystery'

North Korea also called Warmbier's death a "mystery to us as well", and noted that another USA citizen, Evan Hunziker, died shortly after his release from North Korea in 1996 but his death did not receive the same attention from the USA government.

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  • North Korea Defends Otto Warmbier's Treatment
North Korea Defends Otto Warmbier's Treatment

A former senior State Department official said the United States had made repeated requests for Mr Warmbier's release on humanitarian grounds under Mr Obama, including via the North Korean mission at the United Nations, via the Swedish mission in Pyongyang, at unofficial talks with North Korean officials involving former USA officials, and via th...

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  • Trump Gives Nancy Pelosi a Backhanded Compliment
Trump Gives Nancy Pelosi a Backhanded Compliment

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. He said Democrats need to work to rebrand themselves and focus more on developing a clear economic message, without losing sight of the party's historic emphasis on social i...

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  • At least 18 killed in Mogadishu restaurant attack
At least 18 killed in Mogadishu restaurant attack

Another picture showed relatives of the victims killed in the attack weeping outside the building. Witnesses said that they heard gunfire on the scene, with the city center area remaining cordoned off by the police. The blast largely destroyed the restaurant's facade and sparked a fire at the restaurant. According to reports, Islamist militan...

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  • Central Intelligence Agency knew of Russia's USA election interference since August
Central Intelligence Agency knew of Russia's USA election interference since August

Trump tweeted Thursday that he "did not make, and do not have, any such recordings". Fox News host Sean Hannity has been pushing an elaborate conspiracy theory that involves the Central Intelligence Agency framing Russian Federation for cyberattacks.

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  • The Qatar Crisis and the Absurd Saudi Ultimatum
The Qatar Crisis and the Absurd Saudi Ultimatum

The Iran provisions in the document say Qatar must shut down diplomatic posts in Iran, kick out from Qatar any members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard, and only conduct trade and commerce with Iran that complies with US and worldwide sanctions.

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  • US Warplane Shoots Down Iranian Armed Drone in Syria
US Warplane Shoots Down Iranian Armed Drone in Syria

Press secretary Sean Spicer said the president was being briefed on the situation in Syria and the United States was keeping "lines of communication open" with Moscow . Tensions have also flared between U.S. forces and the Syrian regime further north, where the coalition is supporting an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters battling to ou...

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  • Black bear kills 16-year-old boy during race in Alaska
Black bear kills 16-year-old boy during race in Alaska

Using a phone tracking app, the search party pinpointed Cooper's location about a mile from the trailhead, the Dispatch News reported. The bear was still there, standing guard. He was found about 500 yards off the trail, down a steep slope in a heavily wooded area. A sign indicating a bear attack took place on June 18, 2017.

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  • Wyoming makes plans for North Korean-held Warmbier's funeral
Wyoming makes plans for North Korean-held Warmbier's funeral

Otto Warmbier knew everyone on campus as a student at the University of Virginia , and he had an "insane" tie collection. Throngs of mourners paid their final respects to Otto Warmbier Thursday at a public funeral at the high school he attended near Cincinnati.

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  • US Democrats look to future after dispiriting loss in Georgia election
US Democrats look to future after dispiriting loss in Georgia election

Democratic candidate for 6th congressional district Jon Ossoff , left, waves to the crowd while stepping offstage with his fiancee Alisha Kramer after conceding to Republican Karen Handel at his election night party in Atlanta, . A documentary filmmaker and former congressional aide, Ossoff is the sort of candidate the ossified national p...

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  • How the GOP health care bills help the rich
How the GOP health care bills help the rich

Tax boosts Obama levied on upper income people and medical industry companies would be repealed, and another on costly employer-provided health insurance would be delayed. But Caroline Pearson, a senior vice president at the consulting firm Avalere Health, says the bill bases its tax credits on lower-quality insurance."If you're paying a similar pe...

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  • Obama attacks Senate health bill as
Obama attacks Senate health bill as "massive transfer of wealth to rich"

Members from both parties agree the repeal effort has never been closer to fruition. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office found the House bill would kick 23 million Americans off their health plans, and the legislation is unpopular with the public.

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  • At least 13 killed, 70 injured in twin blasts in Parachinar
At least 13 killed, 70 injured in twin blasts in Parachinar

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Interior Minister Chaudhery Nisar Ali Khan condemned the attack , saying terrorists who carried out such barbaric attacks in the holy month of Ramadan were not Muslim. "A motorcycle was also destroyed in the explosion", Mohammed Tariq, a senior police official said. While the reason behind the blasts is still not kn...

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  • Otto Warmbier's hometown prepares for his funeral
Otto Warmbier's hometown prepares for his funeral

North Korea's treatment of an American student who died after being released from detention in a coma was inhuman and USA patience with Pyongyang is running out, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Wednesday. Klein said fellow players looked up to Warmbier on and off the field, admiring his light-hearted spirit, his passion for the game and his love f...

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  • Defiant Nancy Pelosi says she's not going anywhere
Defiant Nancy Pelosi says she's not going anywhere

Pelosi had suffered particular criticism for Jon Ossoff's four-point loss in Georgia on Tuesday, since supporters of Karen Handel had repeatedly portrayed Ossoff as a Pelosi crony to bolster Republican turnout. Although aided by a handful of House Democrats who seem to think they need a leader Republicans won't hate, the narrative is backe...

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