• North Korea denies torturing Otto Warmbier during detention
North Korea denies torturing Otto Warmbier during detention

It said that the public opinion Warmbier had died due to beating and torture was "groundless". United States doctors who traveled to check on the student's health confirmed that Pyongyang had "provided him with medical treatment and brought him back [to life, as his] heart was almost stopped", the official added .

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  • President Trump: WAPO Obstruction of Justice Report is a
President Trump: WAPO Obstruction of Justice Report is a "Phony Story"

As recently as Monday morning, the panel on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" ripped Trump for his continuous rants on Twitter, with co-host Mika Brzezinski saying, "He can't help himself". The New York Times corroborated the report, citing a person briefed on the investigation. The interviews could come as early as this week, the Post said.

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  • Senate healthcare overhaul: Hopes and hurdles
Senate healthcare overhaul: Hopes and hurdles

Molina also said that the bill's proposal to tie cost-sharing subsidies to the lowest-level "bronze"-rated healthcare plans will make coverage less affordable, not more , by raising customers' out-of-pocket costs". Essential Health Benefits: Like the House bill, the Senate bill makes it easy for states to cut essential health benefits, which mo...

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  • North Korea denies torturing United States student Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing United States student Otto Warmbier

Otto Warmbier , the American college student who was detained in North Korea for over a year and died shortly after returning home in a coma , was remembered by friends and loved ones at a public memorial officiated by his college Hillel rabbi.

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  • Court Upholds Overturned Conviction of Suspect in Netflix's 'Making a Murderer'
Court Upholds Overturned Conviction of Suspect in Netflix's 'Making a Murderer'

The motion was filed Friday with the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, one day after a three-judge panel upheld a lower court's ruling overturning Dassey's conviction for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach in Manitowoc County.

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  • ICC may have two World T20s instead of Champions Trophy
ICC may have two World T20s instead of Champions Trophy

This was Pakistan's first ICC ODI tournament win since the 1992 World Cup. Five men were also arrested in Bikaner, Rajasthan after celebrating Pakistan's victory. They could hardly imagine that Pakistan would beat them with such a big margin of 180 runs; and had no choice but to admit that Pakistan's performance was matchless in all respect.

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  • Theresa May to outline guarantees for European Union expats in Britain
Theresa May to outline guarantees for European Union expats in Britain

Because he was repeatedly questioned over whether he had, or had not, "caved in" to the EU's demands that Britain must agree the methodology of a financial settlement and a deal to guarantee citizens' rights before talks about trade and the future EU-UK relationship.

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  • North Korea tests suspected ICBM rocket engine
North Korea tests suspected ICBM rocket engine

The United States and its leaders are often the target of threats and insults from Pyongyang's official media outlets. A North Korean soldier defected to the South after crossing the heavily fortified border, a defense ministry spokesman said Saturday, the second soldier to defect this month.

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  • The GOP's Narrow Escape in Georgia
The GOP's Narrow Escape in Georgia

Republicans won two seats in the U.S. House late Tuesday, defeating Democrats in SC and also in the most expensive U.S. House race in history, Georgia's 6th Congressional District. Said Rice: "The Republican playbook has been very successful". Are the attacks accurate? No. "We are the party that stands up for working families and the middle ...

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  • May ouster would be 'catastrophic' for Brexit talks, says minister
May ouster would be 'catastrophic' for Brexit talks, says minister

Andrew Marr also quizzed Davis on whether a Conservative leadership challenge to "under pressure" Tory leader Theresa May would represent a catastrophe to Brexit negotiations. Instead of winning the landslide victory seen in polls when the election was called, she lost her majority in Parliament and with it the right to govern without sup...

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  • London police link 51-year-old man's death to mosque attack
London police link 51-year-old man's death to mosque attack

He had been questioned by police for more than four days since his arrest, before the Met Police confirmed earlier today that he had been charged with terrorism-related murder . Police have said they are already investing considerable time and money trying to counter far-right extremism and Islamophobia. "He instead took comfort and enjoyment ...

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  • Romanian ruling party's pulls backing for PM; new cabinet likely
Romanian ruling party's pulls backing for PM; new cabinet likely

Party leaders said Grindeanu, who has been in office for six months, had failed to respect the party's governing program. Analysts say Grindeanu's fall from favour could be linked to his perceived failure to push through the contested legislation, which could have allowed Dragnea to run despite his conviction.

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  • Powerball Ticket Seller Will Receive $1Million
Powerball Ticket Seller Will Receive $1Million

Alberre says he and his father own the store in Sun City, originally developed as a retirement community and now part of the city of Menifee. Store owner Matthew Alberre said he does not know which of his customers won the jackpot. There was one jackpot winning Powerball ticket sold in California in Saturday's $447.8 million grand prize drawing...

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  • Guv, CM greet people on Eid-ul-Fitr
Guv, CM greet people on Eid-ul-Fitr

Muslims will celebrate the festival marking the end of Ramadan on Monday, a day after Saudi Arabia and other gulf states, announced the National Moon-sighting Committee on Sunday evening. Governor Sindh Mohammad Zubair has felicitated the countrymen on the occasion of the Eid ul Fitr. Prayer filled the air in West Springfield Sunday, as thous...

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  • Senate Health Care Bill Draws Criticism From Conservative Republican Lawmakers
Senate Health Care Bill Draws Criticism From Conservative Republican Lawmakers

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, which represents health insurers covering more than 100 million people in the US, said it will continue to push for a replacement for Obamacare's coverage requirement as well. Because Kansas never expanded its Medicaid program, St. Peter said the Senate plan would not affect this state as much as it would...

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  • Rio Tinto could postpone AGM for bidding war
Rio Tinto could postpone AGM for bidding war

Jefferies Group LLC reissued a buy rating on shares of Rio Tinto plc in a research note on Wednesday, March 29th. With the added terms, "that clearly makes it a lot more hard for Rio to turn down". The prize for Glencore is a potential $1 billion of synergies through combining mine output and product marketing, RBC Capital Markets analysts includ...

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  • North Korea says US student's death a 'mystery to us as well'
North Korea says US student's death a 'mystery to us as well'

He was sent home last week suffering from brain damage and in what US doctors called a state of unresponsive wakefulness. North Korea released him last week for what it described as humanitarian reasons and he died Monday in a US hospital. A handout for the funeral featured a photo of Warmbier posing next to his mother and included a quote from his...

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  • Theresa May apologises for shambolic response to Grenfell Tower disaster
Theresa May apologises for shambolic response to Grenfell Tower disaster

Speaking after the Queen's Speech , the Prime Minister apologised for the "failure of the state" when people needed it most. Prime Minister Theresa May makes the apology in the Commons. The homes, located around 1.5 miles from Grenfell, will be a mix of one-, two- and three-bedroom flats across two blocks which will include a 24-hour concierge...

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  • N.Korea conducts rocket engine test
N.Korea conducts rocket engine test

North Korea conducted another rocket engine test Wednesday as part of its efforts to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, according to multiple reports Thursday . " North Korea is assumed to have about 20 nuclear warheads and missiles as delivery vehicles". North Korea this year has tested several new missile systems, including a...

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  • Big Names Descend on White House for Trump's Technology Summit
Big Names Descend on White House for Trump's Technology Summit

Unfortunately, the dark cloud looming over the Trump administration because of the Russian Federation investigation prevents many Americans, including tech industry leaders, from taking the council seriously. Digital Service to help federal agencies with technology projects. The federal government spends more than $80 billion annually on inform...

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  • Turkey has no intention of closing Qatar base despite Saudi ultimatum
Turkey has no intention of closing Qatar base despite Saudi ultimatum

Later in June, several African countries cut relations with Qatar and others downgraded ties. Qatar's foreign minister previously said any demand to close Al Jazeera would be rejected , describing the channel as an "internal affair" linked to Qatar's sovereignty that should not be the subject of external interference .

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  • What The Man Who Ran Obamacare Thinks About the Republican Health Plan
What The Man Who Ran Obamacare Thinks About the Republican Health Plan

The legislation would phase out extra federal money that more than 30 states receive for expanding Medicaid to additional low-income earners. "Someone has to pay for these people one way or another", she said, "So, it has to be done, I think, in a fairer way than what Republicans are proposing, one that doesn't just shift the burden to stat...

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  • 2 guards killed by inmates during bus transport in Georgia
2 guards killed by inmates during bus transport in Georgia

Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said the killings happened on a prisoner transport bus at about 6:45 A.M. Tuesday, on Georgia State Highway 16 between Eatonton and Sparta, southeast of Atlanta. "Today, two families lost everything in a heinous and senseless act of violence perpetrated at the hands of cowards ", Deal said in a statement. He ...

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  • Qatar signs $12 billion deal to buy F-15 jets from US
Qatar signs $12 billion deal to buy F-15 jets from US

He said Kuwait is now the main mediator in solving the Qatar crisis. "This agreement underscores the longstanding commitment of the State of Qatar in jointly working with our friends and allies in the United States ", al-Attiyah said in the statement.

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  • AB de Villiers Scoops England Bowler David Willey Out Of The Stadium
AB de Villiers Scoops England Bowler David Willey Out Of The Stadium

Liam Dawson smashed the penultimate ball for a one-bounce four but the final delivery from the South African seamer beat Dawson and the tourists levelled the three-match series at 1-1. England will have a chance to claim the series win on Sunday when they face South Africa in Cardiff . England suddenly needed 12 off the last over and Phehl...

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  • Police raid home of Brussels attack suspect
Police raid home of Brussels attack suspect

Soldiers have been deployed at railway stations and landmark buildings in Belgium since the Paris terror attacks when a link to Brussels was first established. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ( ISIL , also known as ISIS) group claimed those attacks, which were carried out by the same cell behind the November 2016 Paris attacks that k...

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  • Medical Groups Hate the 'Literally Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan
Medical Groups Hate the 'Literally Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insists he wants a vote before the Fourth of July recess, leaving GOP leaders one week to win over more votes. And Medicaid covers 65 percent of the people in nursing homes . It would repeal the ACA's individual mandate to purchase health insurance , make deep cuts to Medicaid and withhold federa...

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  • Police consider manslaughter charges over Grenfell Tower fire
Police consider manslaughter charges over Grenfell Tower fire

The Metropolitan Police report confirmed that the fire that claimed at least 79 lives had not been started deliberately and a Hotpoint fridge-freezer triggered the fire. Checks have been carried out on high rise blocks in Lancaster in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster. A Downing Street spokesperson said no-one would be left to live in unsaf...

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  • Netanyahu hails PM Modi's upcoming Israel visit as 'historic'
Netanyahu hails PM Modi's upcoming Israel visit as 'historic'

Meanwhile, a day before PM Modi's arrival to US, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar had also arrived in US in order to oversee the groundwork ahead of the Modi-Trump meeting. side but if raised by the Indian side, the Americans were ready for it. Earlier, a senior administration official said the visit is an opportunity to strengthen the US-India str...

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  • Trump state visit to United Kingdom will go ahead, Boris Johnson says
Trump state visit to United Kingdom will go ahead, Boris Johnson says

The new year started Wednesday for the U.K. Parliament as Queen Elizabeth II gave her annual address. Of 27 Bills and draft bills unveiled in her first Queen's Speech , eight are devoted to the complex process of withdrawal from the EU, including a Repeal Bill to overturn the 1972 Act which took Britain into the European Economic Community and...

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  • Istanbul Pride march to go on despite governor's ban
Istanbul Pride march to go on despite governor's ban

Last year, hardline groups said they would do 'what was necessary ' to prevent Istanbul Pride from happening. Lara Ozlen from the organising committee of the Gay Pride parade, said the governor's office statement was a "lie". Turkey's LGBTI community is now braced for another confrontation with police today following the latest ban. “This week...

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  • Chile book Portugal semi at Confederations Cup
Chile book Portugal semi at Confederations Cup

Taking the lead in slick fashion. Demirbay carried the ball to the edge of the box following Julian Draxler's neat flick and smashed a right-footed shot into the top corner. Cameroon leaves Russian Federation early and might not be back next year, given its struggles in qualifying. "On three different occasions we had to start our session an ...

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  • Amid criticism, Nancy Pelosi says she's 'confident' most Democrats have her back
Amid criticism, Nancy Pelosi says she's 'confident' most Democrats have her back

His campaign has attracted more supporters than some expected. All the races were on GOP-friendly terrain. They must pick up 24 seats to do so. The change in leadership might not be as easy as some Democrats think. Her win marked an impressive rebound from polling that showed her narrowly trailing her rival as the vote approached, and signalle...

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  • Learning From the Georgia Special Congressional Election
Learning From the Georgia Special Congressional Election

BENNETT: Like Ryan, Congressman Seth Moulton of MA is also venting about the loss. As the Democrats' fourth loss in a row since the presidential election - though all in Republican strongholds - the Georgia result also underscored the reality that Mr Trump has maintained the support of his base.

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  • Raonic loses to 698th-ranked Kokkinakis at Queen's
Raonic loses to 698th-ranked Kokkinakis at Queen's

I proved it at the French and there are many, many cases of it in the past. Everything was a lot better in practice. The saving grace for Murray is that these stunning upsets are much harder to initiate over a best-of-five format at a Grand Slam and Murray's ability to turn matches around over a longer format is that much greater in those cir...

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