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Trump admin OKs drone sale to India, manufacturer says


India is among nations singled out by the Trump administration for their trade surpluses with the United States, which in India's case totaled $30.8 billion in 2016. Marillyn Hewson, the CEO of Lockheed Martin which is bidding to produce F-16 fighter planes in India, will also meet Modi. Only a few weeks ago, Donald Trump accused the Narendra Modi government of trying to make profit out of Paris climate deal. Read More »

South Korea conducts missile test with warning to North Korea


He also expressed a willingness to hold parallel talks on both denuclearization as well as a peace treaty to formally end the Korean War. "We reiterated to China that they have diplomatic responsibility to exert much greater economic and diplomatic pressure on the regime if they want to prevent further escalation in the region", Tillerson told reporters. Read More »

Mourners gather for USA student jailed by N Korea

While Pyongyang accepted USA demands for Mr Warmbier's return on humanitarian grounds, Washington "totally distorted this truth and dared to clamour about "retaliation" and 'pressure"' on "dignified" North Korea , the spokesman told KCNA . Read More »

Former Milwaukee Officer Found Not Guilty In Shooting Death Of Black Man


Bodycam video showed Heaggan-Brown had fired two shots. The second one ultimately killed Smith . Smith's death sparked days of unrest in Milwaukee last August, as residents demanded justice in the face of state-sanctioned violence. The following two nights of riots left businesses burned, police cars damaged and officers injured. The shot pierced Smith's lung and heart. Heagann-Brown was neither fired nor suspended after killing Smith . Read More »

Ivanka Trump ordered to testify in dispute with shoe company


The judge says the deposition is appropriate because Trump says she's active in her company's decision making. The judge limited the deposition to two hours, said it would have to occur in Washington if Trump wishes, and gave the two sides until late October to schedule it. Read More »

Five London towers being evacuated over fire safety inspection


The residents of roughly 800 apartments in London have been evacuated due to fire-safety concerns. Hundreds of residents hastily packed their bags and sought emergency shelter, with many angry and confused about the chaotic situation. After investigations were run, fire officers had said they could not guarantee the safety of residents in those buildings, leading to the #mass evacuation . Read More »

National Weather Service issues flash flood watch


Thankfully, the water receded a short time later and workers there started cleaning up the mud and debris left behind. All storm activity looks to end by Saturday afternoon, and we look cooler and drier for much of next week. Temperatures will be around 80 degrees for Friday, with upper 70s for the weekend and into early next week. As a slow-moving tropical storm that formed Tuesday in the Gulf, Cindy was blamed for one death. Read More »

Paris shows off in race against Los Angeles for 2024 Olympic Games


As a result of Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC is forging ground-breaking partnerships. This is the day Baron Pierre de Coubertin established the IOC at the Sorbonne in Paris , opening up a new era for the Olympic Games. Paris and USA rival, Los Angeles are the only two cities bidding to stage the 2024 Olympics, and the French capital is running a series of events over the weekend to promote its credentials. Read More »

Suspect in train station blast confirmed dead


Meanwhile, Belgian media reported that the assailant lived in the largely immigrant Brussels neighborhood of Molenbeek , a home and transit point for a number jihadis who carried out terror attacks in Brussels and Paris past year. Belgian authorities say they foiled a "terror attack" when they shot a suspect at one of the nation's main train stations. "People were hiding in the restaurant we were eating in, but it settled after a few minutes", he added. Read More »

North Korea denies United States claims that Otto Warmbier was tortured

The spokesman said Warmbier was provided proper medical treatment during his stay. Warmbier was accused of stealing a propaganda poster. He risked ruining that friendship when he handed one of his ministers a copy of Donald Trump's The Art of The Deal book , amid high tensions between the US President and North Korean leader. Read More »

Iraqi forces free hundreds of civilians in Mosul Old City battles

Is it over for ISIL? A third suicide bomber was killed by police before he could detonate his vest, the sources said. "The Iraqi government once hoped to take Mosul by the end of 2016, but the bloody campaign has dragged on as the militants reinforced positions in civilian areas, launched suicide vehicle and motorbike bombs, laid booby traps and kept up barrages of sniper and mortar fire.The area still under IS control is about 2 square kilometers (0.77 square miles), alongside the ... Read More »

Trump is 'very supportive' of Senate healthcare bill -White House

They returned to face the White House Press Corps on Friday, albeit during a much-maligned audio-only gaggle, to which CNN sent a sketch artist to compose visuals for its viewers en lieu of permissible cameras. "I wouldn't read everything that you see in some of these Washington-based publications". Spicer on Friday will make just his eighth appearance before the media since Trump came back from his first global trip in late May, an unusually low number for a press secretary. Read More »

Funeral to be held for US student imprisoned by North Korea

United States doctors who travelled to the North last week to bring Mr Warmbier home recognised that the North had provided him with medical treatment, the spokesman said . Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the USA will "hold North Korea accountable" for Warmbier's "unjust imprisonment", and is also demanding the release of three other Americans who are being detained. Read More »

At least two dozen people killed in multiple Pakistan blasts

Fifteen persons were killed and 70 others injured as twin blasts rocked a market on Friday in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Kurram Agency, Geo News reported. Bomb Disposal Squad of police said that around 75 kilograms of explosives along ball bearings and unbolts were used in the attack. Many people were at the market buying food for iftar, the evening meal with which Muslims break their daily fast during the month of Ramzan which ends this weekend. Read More »

New blow to Republican health bill: Nevada GOP Sen. Heller opposes

Furthermore, Heller kept citing Sandoval's assessment of the bill as critical to his thinking, which means he already has "cover" for what would be a step that may anger Nevada Republicans. He called on citizens to pressure lawmakers into working with each other by calling and visiting members of Congress and sharing their stories about how the proposed bill will affect them. Read More »

Funeral Held for Former N.Korean Prisoner Otto Warmbier

The North's foreign ministry spokesman also said in comments carried by the official KCNA agency that Warmbier was "a victim of the policy of strategic patience" of former US president Barack Obama, whose government never requested his release. Read More »

Journalist dies of wounds from blast in Iraq's Mosul


France Televisions said Robert was an experienced war correspondent specialising in coverage of the Middle East, and particularly Iraq. Véronique Robert was wounded in the blast, which killed two colleagues, on Monday, and was returned to France for treatment, France Télévisions reports. Read More »

Nevada senator's opposition deals new blow to GOP health bill

Subsidies under the bill would help middle-income consumers buy insurance that pays 58 percent of the average patient's medical costs, down from 70 percent under Obamacare; it would also remove a different type of subsidy created to lower deductibles further for Americans earning less than around $30,000 a year. Read More »

A Victory for Party, Not Trump

When it comes to her detractors, Pelosi said "my decision about how long I stay is not up to them". "I am a strategic, politically astute leader". Representative Kathleen Rice from NY claimed that she's been approached by an increasing number of members of the Democratic caucus, telling her that the party needs to move forward with new leadership and without Pelosi. Read More »

Tillerson urges China to put more pressure on NKorea

The 22-year-old University of Virginia student was detained in North Korea for 17 months and died on Monday, shortly after he returned to the United States in a coma. At a coffee with constituents on Wednesday morning, Portman said he visited Warmbier in the hospital on Sunday. Warmbier, an American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma last week after nearly a year and a half in captivity, died Monday, June 19, his family said. Read More »

North Korea accuses USA of 'smear campaign' over Warmbier death

This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on June 20 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un visiting a newly built dental sanitary goods factory. He was released a week later. The talks are meant to build on progress made when President Donald Trump met China's president in Florida in April. Read More »

Russian Federation destroys ISIS Command and Control centres in Syria

The remaining targets were destroyed in subsequent aerial strikes. Washington said it would "work diplomatically and re-establish deconfliction" but Moscow continued to take a hard line even before the latest incident. The truce was meant to be extended but now appears to have collapsed. "There has been neither a Security Council decision, nor a request from the official authorities of the Syrian Arab Republic as a sovereign state", Russia's Interfax news reported. Read More »

In Modi, Trump has a leader he can truly work with

Trade between the two countries has been growing steadily over the last few years but remains modest at Dollars 692 million in 2015-16. Meanwhile, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said President Trump and Prime Minister Modi would have a very robust discussion when they meet at the White House. Read More »

Hundreds face housing chaos as tower blocks evacuated over cladding fears


Asif Hussain, a member of the Muslim Council of Britain , has been helping the victims of the fire , he said: 'When they rang the number that was written on the letter even as late as 12.30, they weren't told, they didn't know where they were going, they had to pack their bags, get ready to go but they didn't know where. Read More »