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N. Korea releases United States student hours after Rodman arrives

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Early stories suggested there might be a connection between Rodman's arrival in Pyongyang Tuesday and North Korea's release of the comatose Otto Warmbier. Later, Tillerson said at the start of testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, "We have no comment on Mr. Warmbier's condition, out of respect to him and the family". Read More »

USA citizen was detained in North Korea for pro-West material

FILE - In this January 8, 2014, file photo, former NBA star Dennis Rodman sings Happy Birthday to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, seated above in the stands, before an exhibition basketball game at an indoor stadium in Py. U.S. Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon talks to journalists after meeting with Japan's National Security Council Chief Shotaro Yachi at the prime minister's office Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Tokyo. Read More »

Borough Market to hold minute's silence for terror victims ahead of opening

A minute's silence will be held at Borough Market at 9.30am ahead of its official reopening at 10am. Piles of floral tributes and a rainbow-colored array of sticky notes have been left at the south end of London Bridge , where the attackers plowed their vehicle into pedestrians before making their way to the market below. Read More »

US college student released by North Korea home, but in coma

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According to the AP, Warmbier fell into a coma shortly after his trial in March of 2016, but his parents only learned of their son's condition a week ago. Trump's floating of a potential meeting is radical: No U.S. president has met with a North Korean leader since that nation's founding in 1948. (AP Photo/John Minchillo). Read More »

MP farmers' stir: CM Shivraj breaks his indefinite fast on second day

The delegations pressed for loan waiver and "satisfactory" prices for their produce. "In the field of agriculture Madhya Pradesh was known for its five Krishi Karman awards given for high rate of agriculture growth, but now the narrative has changed to the farmer's deaths and distress, putting us on the defensive", the leader said. Read More »

US attorney general Jeff Sessions dodges questions on Trump, angering Democrats

Mark Warner, the vice chairman of the Senate intelligence committee . Sessions, despite repeatedly being pushed by the Democratic Senators refused to give details of his communications with the President. Each time the attorney general was reminded during Tuesday's hearing that the president had publicly admitted the Rosenstein memo was nothing more than pretext, Sessions bobbed and weaved. Read More »

Sessions Was Too 'Nervous' To Answer Kamala Harris' Questions

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Keith Boykin, a CNN political analyst, implied that race had to do with why Harris, a black woman, was interrupted by Republican senators. Powers fired back at Miller , asking him, "How was Sen". Ron Wyden (D-OR) was at the hearing. MILLER: Look, I have my opinion on that. "I don't think Sen". I don't think that Sen. Wyden was really trying to get to the bottom of answers either. Read More »

Secret Service: We Don't Have Any Trump Tapes

In the most eagerly anticipated USA congressional hearing in years, Comey told lawmakers the Trump administration had lied and defamed him and the Federal Bureau of Investigation after the president dismissed him on May 9. It is likely that he will answer questions about the committee's investigation of Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election. "No collusion, no obstruction", Trump said . Read More »

Ed Gillespie wins GOP nomination, will face Northam

The primary winners will face off in November in what will one of the first statewide general elections since Trump , a Republican , won past year. To overcome Northam's institutional advantages, Perriello needed a turnout surge among voters who don't usually show up in off years, particularly younger progressives and African-Americans. Read More »

Sessions says he did not have third meeting with Russian ambassador

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the person who would be responsible for carrying out any such dismissal, told a different congressional panel on Tuesday he would not fire Mueller without good cause and he had seen no such cause.Sessions appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee just five days after James Comey , whom Trump fired as FBI director on May 9, told the panel Trump ousted him to undermine the agency's investigation of the Russian Federation matter. Read More »

Otto Warmbier: American Student Freed by North Korea Back on US Soil

Instead, the administration credited the release to its diplomatic intervention. A North Korean foreign ministry official said Warmbier was released and left the country Tuesday morning. "Now I don't know what you do right now given the fact that we're very nearly at swords point over there in the Sea of Japan and with North Korea", Buchanan said. Read More »

Megyn Kelly No Longer Hosting Sandy Hook Benefit Over Alex Jones Interview

A clip released Sunday shows her challenging him on unsubstantiated claims that 9/11 was an inside job and that the Sandy Hook shooting was a hoax. On Sunday evening, Kelly defended the decision to air an interview with Jones . Kelly's interview with Jones is scheduled to air on her newsmagazine program Sunday Night , this Sunday at 7PM ET. Read More »

At least 15 treated for smoke inhalation

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I'm just hoping there's not too many dead". The DUP is expected to make a better economic deal for Northern Ireland the central factor for any deal, officially referred to as a "confidence and supply deal". The group posted links to eight blog posts that tenants had written over the years warning about hazardous conditions at the tower and describing their efforts to get the issues resolved. Read More »

UK PM nears deal with Irish DUP party

After losing her parliamentary majority in a botched gamble on a snap election , May is so weakened that her Brexit strategy has become the subject of public debate inside her own party, with calls for her to take a more business-friendly approach.Seeking to avoid a second election that could deepen Britain's worst political turmoil since last June's shock vote to leave the EU, May edged closer to a deal to win the support of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ).She held talks with DUP ... Read More »

Merkel says European Union is ready to begin Brexit talks

Johnson tweeted that an article in the Mail on Sunday newspaper headlined "Boris set to launch bid to be PM as May clings on" was "tripe". The Conservative leader had called Thursday's vote in a bid to extend her majority and strengthen her hand in the looming Brexit negotiations, but her gamble backfired spectacularly. Read More »

Losses for Scottish nationalists

Under leader Ruth Davidson , the Tories have consolidated unionist support and translated that into record wins. Commenting on the results , Ms Davidson said the Scottish nationalists should now agree to take a second referendum "off the table". Read More »

High-level U.S. visit leads North Korea to free student in coma

Before his trial, Warmbier had said he tried to steal a propaganda banner as a trophy for an acquaintance who wanted to hang it in her church. News of Warmbier's deteriorating health only reached US officials in recent weeks, leading to an urgent demand that he be released on humanitarian grounds on Monday. Read More »

Highlights from testimony of Attorney General Jeff Sessions

However, in his opening remarks Tuesday, Sessions said he did not disclose two meetings with Kislyak because he was responding to Franken's "rambling question". At one point, Sen. Wyden asked Sessions what problematic issues existed. "Senator, I'm not going to follow any orders unless I believe those are lawful and appropriate orders", Rosenstein answered. Read More »

Assassin's Creed Origins Release Date Leaked Through Game Informer

As for the main character, there's a leak of a T-shirt that revealed his name, Ba Yek, according to the Below you can see the cover of the magazine, alongside a spread with the release date and the special editions. Hidden blades will have to be crafted, too. This is, from what we hear, one of the reasons for the implementation of shields. An adrenaline gauge builds up as you fight, which can be used to unleash powerful attacks when both attack buttons are pressed. Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions: I Wanted Comey Gone Before I Took Office

Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr , R-N.C., and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., jointly announced that Sessions would testify on new developments Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. The high-stakes testimony also takes place amid reported friction between Sessions and Trump, who criticized the attorney general's decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe. Read More »

Dennis Rodman Makes Trip Back to North Korea

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson later announced that North Korea was releasing American citizen Otto Warmbier from a hard-labor camp and returning him to the United States , though one can only assume that move is coincidental to Rodman's arrival. Read More »

'Dear Evan Hansen,' Bette Midler win big at Broadway's Tony Awards

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Over on the play slide, Oslo took home top honors for Best Play and, in a surprise, Best Featured Actor in a Play (Michael Aronov). " Dear Evan Hansen " was called the year's best musical and earned a total of half a dozen Tony awards including a trophy for Rachel Bay Jones , who plays Evan's mom and Ben Platt , who stars as her son. Read More »

Brussels hosts Brexit 'talks about talks'

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Britain's Brexit minister David Davis said on Monday the Conservatives would not adopt the views of its intended partner on matters such as abortion and gay marriage. "I hope that we can reach a conclusion sooner than later". "The focus has to be on plan A, which is to get the institutions in place, that is our focus and we would like to think it will be the focus of the incoming taoiseach ", he said. Read More »

Dollar gains as sterling falls on election shock

The formal parlay, considered by diplomatic veterans as likely to be one of the most daunting negotiations in recent memory, begins on June 19. Theresa May defeated her hard left Socialist opponent, Jeremy Corbyn , whose big government, high tax, heavy spending agenda promised to return the United Kingdom to the dark days of the 1970s, when Britain's economy was dubbed the "sick man" of Europe. Read More »

Sessions to testify in public intelligence hearing

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Over the weekend, he announced a change. Former FBI director James Comey also testified in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, that was shown to the public. He noted that Sessions , however, can have no involvement in that investigation, since he's already recused himself . But there was no meeting with the Russians there. Read More »