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Death of freed United States student mystery, says N.Korea

He died Monday. The University of Virginia student was 22 years old. Warmbier was arrested in January last year and sentenced to 15 years' hard labour for allegedly attempting to steal a propaganda poster from a staff-only area of his hotel in the North Korean capital, Pyongyang. Read More »

ACLU accuses Minnesota officers of brutalizing suspect

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Joswiak yells before another officer helps him pull Promvongsa out of the vehicle, putting him face down in the street and handcuffing him. The Worthington Police Department, which employs Sgt. The officer promptly holsters his firearm, flings the door open, reaches into the auto and tugs at the driver with both hands. This whole incident began when off-duty police officers accused Promvongsa of driving recklessly. Read More »

Disneyland devotee visits park for 2000 days in a row

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About the Disneyland ResortThe Disneyland Resort features two spectacular theme parks - Disneyland (the original Disney theme park) and Disney California Adventure Park - plus three hotels and the Downtown Disney District, comprising unique dining, entertainment and shopping experiences. Read More »

Storm remnants move through area

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A ten year old on the beach with his family yesterday hit by a 200 lb. log. Sherriff Hoss Mack tells us, "the child sustained very severe head injuries". The Texas Department of Transportation says all state roads and bridges are open in the area. Remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy is threatening to drench and bring possible flooding to parts of Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia on Friday . Read More »

North Korea denies torturing United States student Warmbier: KCNA

Doctors at the hospital said Mr Warmbier had suffered a severe neurological injury from an unknown cause. "The United States will continue to fly, sale and operate wherever global law allows", Mattis said, reflecting Washington's determination to counter China's sweeping claims to the strategic waterway. Read More »

And so it begins: Brexit talks to focus first on orderly exit

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But on day one, the United Kingdom ended up agreeing to a different Brexit timetable set out by the European Commission's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier , meaning those important trade talks will have to wait. Orban says Macron's "entrance was not very encouraging, because yesterday he thought that the best form of friendship was to kick the Central European countries". Read More »

Obama denounces 'fundamental meanness' of Senate GOP health care bill

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Obama's health law enacted an additional 3.8 percent tax on investment income for married couples making more than $250,000 a year and individuals making more than $125,000. "Much like the House Republican healthcare bill , this is a repulsive scam perpetrated against the American people", Higgins said. It would also allow states to add work requirements for some of the 70 million Americans who depend on the programme. Read More »

Donald Trump Offers Nearly Incomprehensible Explanation For James Comey Tapes Claims

But when he found out that I, you know, that there may be tapes out there, whether it's government tapes or anything else, and who knows, I think his story may have changed. But she did not explain why Mr. Trump mentioned tapes in the first place. Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Sen. The White House has sometimes treated the issue of tapes jokingly. Read More »

North Korea threat: European Union seeking role in ending regime's nuclear program

Hamilton County 's Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco's office released a statement saying Otto Warmbier's family objected to an autopsy so only an external exam of his body was done. Pyongyang compared former U.S. president Barack Obama to a monkey after he supported the 2014 cinematic release of "The Interview ", a Hollywood comedy mocking the North Korean leadership. Read More »

Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

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Scalise, 51, remains hospitalized in fair condition following a shot to the hip. Hodgkinson, 66, used a rifle and a handgun to fire almost 60 shots at the Republican baseball team, which was practicing for the annual baseball game the next night. Read More »

North Korea says US student's death a mystery

The authoritarian communist regime released the 22-year-old last week for what it described as humanitarian reasons and he died on Monday in a United States hospital. USA doctors who had traveled to the North last week to evacuate Warmbier had recognized that the North had "provided him with medical treatment and brought him back alive whose heart was almost stopped", the unnamed ministry spokesman said . Read More »

Police considering manslaughter charges over deadly Grenfell Tower fire

Scotland Yard has raised concerns with the Government over the fridge-freezer, but said the FF175BP model had never been subject to a product recall. The cladding on Grenfell Tower failed all safety tests, added the police. Police are considering manslaughter charges in the case, McCormack said, along with other "criminal offences and breaches of legislation and regulations", as they investigate the fire . Read More »

Philippines: Militants control 20 percent of Marawi city

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Ten people ran through gunfire to escape fighting in a Philippine city seized by militants, as five more civilians deaths were reported. When asked about US support to fight the pro-Islamic State militants in Marawi City on the island of Mindanao , Duterte said he was "not aware of that until they arrived". Read More »

Southeast Arkansas Sees Heavy Rain As Cindy Passes Through

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The school district's superintendent says about 10 classrooms were damaged. There were no reports of injuries. A storm could cause a surge of up to three feet (1 metre) in isolated areas from southeastern Louisiana to the western Florida Panhandle and possibly spawn tornados from the lower MS and Tennessee Valley regions to the central Gulf Coast, the NHC said . Read More »

United States airport stabbing attack treated as act of terror

According to the complaint, the suspect asked the officer "why he didn't kill him". According to FBI, Ftouhi entered the US just five days before the attack. It is too early to tell whether a stabbing attack at the Bishop International Airport in Flint this morning was an act of terrorism , the Federal Bureau of Investigation office in Detroit said in a statement. Read More »

Muslim scholars condemn London terror attack

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An elderly man who was being given first aid treatment outside the mosque died, but it is not clear if his death was a direct result of the attack . British police officers patrol the neighborhood by the Finsbury Park station after a vehicle struck pedestrians near a north London mosque early on Monday morning. Read More »

China's top diplomat holds talks with Trump on North Korea

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday the USA was pressuring Beijing to pressure North Korea to rein in its nuclear and missile programs in high-level talks in Washington . When asked about Otto Warmbier , the 22-year-old American student who died after being detained for 17 months in North Korea for allegedly trying to steal a propaganda banner, Mattis called the DPRK's actions "beyond any kind of understanding of law and order". Read More »

Tory-DUP deal: "we have a lot in common", says Tory MP

The comments come after earlier Sky news quoted an unidentified sources in the DUP as saying May's talks with DUP were not going as expected. She made clear she was not offering a full coalition with ministerial jobs for DUP MPs, but was seeking a "confidence and supply" arrangement, under which the smaller party would remain outside Government but would ensure its survival by supporting it on financial measures and no-confidence votes. Read More »

Friends, family to farewell Otto Warmbier

In Beijing, officials insisted they have not given up hope of influencing Pyongyang . "Unfortunately, the terrible torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible beyond the sad one we experienced today", Warmbier's parents said Monday. Read More »

DEVELOPING: Police say freezer caused fatal tower fire; tiles failed safety tests

McCormack said the Hotpoint FF175BP fridge-freezer had not been subject to any product recalls. "The initial tests on the cladding tiles also failed the safety tests", she told reporters. " At least 79 people are dead - it is both a tragedy and an outrage because every single one of those deaths could and should have been avoided", Corbyn said. Read More »

Final farewell for US student detained by North Korea

It's unclear how he came to be in that state. North Korean officials told USA envoys that Mr Warmbier contracted botulism after his trial and lapsed into a coma after taking a sleeping pill. Meanwhile, the Trump administration continues to work closely with top Chinese officials in high level meetings to find solutions to the North Korea threat. Read More »

Macron party set for big win in French parliamentary polls

According to pollsters, the results likely will translate into Macron's centrist party and its center-right MoDem allies eventually capturing 390 to 455 votes in the 577-seat National Assembly. Marine Le Pen's FN party was left disappointed as she struggles to rebound from her bruising defeat by Macron in the presidential run-off, with the party's result largely unchanged from the first round of the 2012 vote. Read More »