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Former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier dies

The young man from outside of Cincinnati planned on studying overseas during his third year of college in China, which is how he ended up taking a trip to North Korea. Doctors at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center say his condition, while stable, is severe, and that he suffered extensive loss of tissue in all regions of his brain. Read More »

May vows crackdown after van hits Muslims near London mosque

According to witnesses, the 48-year-old male who was taken into custody at the scene was "laughing" . "I reached the white van that had been pulled over and there was a man that had just been arrested and a lot of men had gathered around and shouting 'why would you do this?'" As police searched a property, five residents speaking to the Press Association journalists identified images of the arrested man as their neighbour, Osborne. Read More »

London to Boost Police Presence Around Mosques - Mayor

Police have yet to release his name and said he was taken to a hospital out of precaution. London's police commander Cressida Dick said the attack was clearly aimed at Muslims . The Finsbury Park mosque was associated with extremist ideology for several years after the 9/11 attacks in the United States, but it was shut down and reorganized. Read More »

Sturgeon says SNP would back Labour government

Three weeks ago, only 24... SCOTLAND'S FIRST MINISTER Who is Nicola Sturgeon? Meanwhile, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has said SNP/Liberal Democrat marginal seats across the country could decide whether an independence referendum takes place. Read More »

Technology CEOs urged to join Trump initiative

Last month, when his wife Ivanka Trump, who also serves as a top Trump aide, was interviewed by CBS, he declined an invitation to join. The summit will be followed up by a gathering of different tech leaders in the White House on June 22 to discuss drones, driverless cars and advanced technologies. Read More »

Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated

Areas of northern Syria west of the Euphrates were controlled by IS before Syrian government forces captured majority in recent months. Sunday's missile strike came amid recent confrontations in Syria between USA -backed forces and pro-government factions. Read More »

Trump calls North Korea 'brutal' after US student's death

His doctors in Cincinnati found no evidence of botulism, but also said there were no signs of fractures to indicate he was beaten into his present state. student medically evacuated from North Korea after slipping into a coma. Ohio's USA senators sharply criticized North Korea last week. He called North Korea a "brutal regime" and said Warmbier faced tough conditions while held there. Read More »

Londoners hold vigil for Muslim terror attack victims

Europol announced Monday that the weeklong operation last month by law enforcement and other agencies from 26 countries led to 133 people being detained or arrested on suspicion of human trafficking or illegal immigration, while intelligence gathered has sparked 44 new investigations. Read More »

Indian missions organising International Yoga Day on 21st

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In a special video message released on the third annual yoga day , Prime Minister Modi implored viewers to make yoga a mass movement. He said that it would help to evoke curiousity across India and the world regarding yoga. It is celebrated annually since its inception in 2015. On the occasion, a Yoga book published by the Indian Government were introduced presented to participants to the event. Read More »

Despite tweet, lawyer says President Trump not under investigation

Sekulow's comments, in an interview with " Face the Nation ", came after Mr. Trump slammed reports that FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller is reviewing whether or not Mr. As evidence, Sekulow said that Trump has not been notified of any investigation. "The president is not a subject or target of an investigation". On ABC'S "This Week", Rep. Read More »

A look at what is ahead now that Brexit talks have started

The UK General Election will have left Theresa May and Brexit negotiators floundering in the run up to today's initial meetings and how Britain will be looking to leave the European Union may have also fundamentally have changed, with the DUP having provided support to the Tories to remain in control by way of a minority government. Read More »

Why Is No One Talking About How Hot Jon Ossoff Is?

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More people voted early in Georgia's 6th congressional district for the House seat special election than the amount that did for the 2014 general election. Democratic voters chose Ralph Northam - the lieutenant governor who is endorsed by more centrist Democrats like Senator Tim Kaine, Clinton's running mate - over Sanders-backed Tom Perriello. Read More »

National Defence mum on Russian threat to shoot down planes in Syria

SDF fighters are aligned with the Americans in the campaign against the Islamic State group. On Monday, Russia's Ministry of Defense accused the USA of "a cynical violation" of Syria's sovereignty, saying that Russian aircraft had also been carrying out combat missions in the same region - and that the coalition didn't use the deconfliction channels. Read More »

London fire: Tragedy caused by years of neglect - mayor

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Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire are being given just £10 to live on by the local council, despite millions of pounds of donations to relief funds, a volunteer has said. As the investigation began, Cundy urged missing residents who are alive and have not come forward to contact authorities to ensure their safety. The cause of Wednesday's blaze is still under investigation, but anger has mounted in the community amid reports that exterior paneling used in an extensive renovation ... Read More »

Ireland's First Openly Gay Prime Minister Seeks Abortion Expansion

Although the dust has barely settled on a leadership campaign that only looked like providing one outright victor, the task of turning around Ireland's deepest problems is still on the horizon for Varadkar and his latest decision to move a number of key ministers to different departments could make or break his future as Dail Eireann's top dog. Read More »

France's Macron reappoints Edouard Philippe as PM after

Though lower than forecast by pollsters, Macron's majority swept aside France's main traditional parties, humiliating the Socialist and conservative The Republicans party that had alternated in power for decades. Her victory would be a rare bright spot for her nationalist and anti-EU party which was once hoping to emerge as the principal opposition to Macron in parliament. Read More »

Van mows down worshippers leaving London mosque, here are all the reactions

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Mamhoud was joined by several other bystanders who formed a protective ring around the suspect until police hustled him into the back of a van, the Evening Standard reported. "The intention is the same, to divide communities, to make us stop leading the lives that we do", he said. "He was saying, 'I'm going to kill all Muslims, I'm going to kill all Muslims.' He was throwing punches all over". Read More »

Modi-Shah trump all with Kovind as Prez pick

The BJP wants a party loyalist who will "toe the party line" and at the same time "won't overshadow the persona of the prime minister", said political scientist and pro-vice chancellor at Jain University in Bangalore, Sandeep Shastri. On Sharad Pawar's name for presidential candidate, Memon said, "No he won't be contesting for presidential post". "We had suggested two names for the post". Read More »

Alex Neil: SNP focus on indyref2 hurt party at election

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Nicola Sturgeon has said she will not make "rash decisions" on her plan for a second independence referendum, despite the SNP suffering a number of high-profile losses in the General Election. The SNP wants Theresa May to rethink her Brexit strategy. The Scottish Tory leader leapt upon the accusation and claimed it as proof positive that the only party truly committed to the Union is hers. Read More »

EU, UK agree Brexit talks principles: Barnier

Barnier said after welcoming Davis that it was important to tackle uncertainties caused by Brexit . Davis, a prominent tough-talking figure in the "Leave" campaign, sounded a positive note, saying that while there would "undoubtedly be challenging times ahead" he wanted a good relationship with the EU. Read More »

AOL profile of Scalise shooter raises the question: Was he a hero?

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Those on the far Right claim harsh rhetoric by Democrats and liberals over Republican President Donald Trump is creating this culture of violence. "It's Time to Destroy Trump & Co", Hodgkinson wrote in a March 22 post . How Hodgkinson went from posting a political cartoon online in 2015 that derided Rep. And Turner, who is working on a new think tank started by the Vermont senator's wife, added: "We have to decide what kind of language we are going to use in our political discourse". Read More »

Is Donald Trump Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice?

President Donald Trump , whose combative instincts are to lash out, has given his legal team a clear direction: Fight, fight, fight. The president has denied that he has any nefarious ties to Russian Federation and has also disputed that he's attempted to block the investigation into his campaign's possible role in Russia's election-related hacking. Read More »

Cardiff man named locally as London mosque attack suspect

A forensic tent, center, stands next to a van, in white, at Finsbury Park in north London after the vehicle struck pedestrians Monday, June 19, 2017 . The mosque, which today operates largely as a community center, rose to global notoriety in the early 2000s, due to its links with Egyptian-born radical cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri. Read More »

Portugal vs Mexico Confederation Cup group stage match end in draw

We know we still have lots of opportunities, there are two games remaining and that's why we're calm. "There is no reason to be concerned, we have to think about the next match". He skipped the post-match press conference which he was supposed to attend as the man of the match. The Euro 2016 winners took the lead on 34 minutes when Ronaldo sprinted into the box and his beautifully timed pass found Quaresma unmarked in the area. Read More »