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State Department officials honor Otto Warmbier at OH funeral

North Korea said Friday that the death of American tourist Otto Warmbier was a mystery , denying that he was tortured and casting itself as the " biggest victim " of the affair. Meanwhile, funer...

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Sen. Johnson: More time needed to evaluate health care bill

As debate continues over the Senate health care bill, Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) stood strong Friday in his decision not to vote for the bill as written. Cruz was among four conservative Rep...

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Russia warships and sub fire cruise missiles at Syria: Moscow

The U.S. military said on Friday that a crisis communications link with Russian Federation meant to avoid an accidental clash over Syria was "in use", even after Moscow threatened to abandon it ...

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Heller won't back Senate GOP health care bill

Heller won't back Senate GOP health care bill

Senate Republican leaders may rely on the deal-making former businessman to lean on conservative senators who are balking at the bill. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office expects to relea...

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Student released from North Korea has severe neurological injury

They said there is evidence Warmbier suffered a respiratory arrest, which led to a lack of oxygen to the brain. "We did so without result". According to the North Korean government, Otto Warm...

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Britain Opens Brexit Talks

Britain Opens Brexit Talks

Leaders had agreed with summit chair Donald Tusk not to open discussions with May and she left immediately afterwards, leaving the other 27 to discuss other Brexit issues without her. European Uni...

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SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation

The team's arrival came as South Korea's new liberal president, Moon Jae-in, is trying to reach out to North Korea despite the North's push to bolster its nuclear and missile programs. It is the first...

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UAE warns Qatar to accept demands or face 'divorce'

UAE warns Qatar to accept demands or face 'divorce'

The situation between Qatar and several Arab countries deteriorated earlier this month after Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut ties to Qatar over allegations the c...

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House panel wants formal response from Trump on Comey tapes

One attendee to the event was New Hampshire State Rep. Al Baldasaro, who at the Republican convention called for Hillary Clinton to be shot for treason. So you never know what's out there. "But there'...

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Putin offers Asylum to Leaker Comey

Putin said that Comey's release of records of his conversations with President Donald Trump equated to being an activist, like former USA intelligence contractor Edward Snowden , who lives in Rus...

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So far, Trump effect has led only to GOP victories

BENNETT: A handful of Democrats pinned the party's loss in Georgia on House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi . In a Tuesday night tweet , Trump congratulated Handel and said "we are all very p...

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Iran Missile Strike Missed Target — Times of Israel

Iran Missile Strike Missed Target — Times of Israel

Lavrov said that the hotline has been efficient in the past, noting that "it's quite crowded both on the ground and in the air". However, the Iranians likely didn't make their target as they annou...

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Trump to restrict business with Cuban military, limit travel

Slamming the brakes on U.S. -Cuba business deals, and once again, strictly limiting U.S travel to Havana. President Donald Trump will announce new restrictions on trade and travel to Cuba. Tru...

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Illiterate Rajinikanth is unfit for politics: Subramanian Swamy

Illiterate Rajinikanth is unfit for politics: Subramanian Swamy

Swamy further said that Rajinikanth does not fit in the current political situation and also lamented the idea of having movie stars in politics. Tamil superstar Rajinikanth on Wednesday gave more...

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Will Kushner succeed to broker Middle East peace deal?

Later on Wednesday, he will travel to Ramallah, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank , for talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas after Iftar, the evening meal that breaks the Ramadan fast. ...

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Republican Senator Heller opposes healthcare bill

Sen. Dean Heller , R-Nevada, announced Friday he can't support the plan because it rolls back Obamacare's expansion of Medicaid and puts federal funding limits on the program. Both bills remove...

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Kushner reveals technology retired in 1980s still used by Pentagon

The meeting Monday of the American Technology Council , which Trump commissioned in May and which is being shepherded by Kushner , kicks off a week of administration events themed on technology....

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Trump says GOP thrives with Pelosi in power

Trump says GOP thrives with Pelosi in power

The morning after an election is always a time for poring over the entrails of the campaign, and Wednesday the Democrats spent the whole day trying to figure out how they could spend $25 million o...

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Why it would be tough for Dems to quit Nancy Pelosi

In 15 years, she's raised nearly $570 million for Democratic campaigns. Republican Karen Handel beat Democrat Jon Ossoff by around 5 percentage points in the suburban Atlanta district previous...

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Brexit campaigner Gove says surprised PM May asked him to join cabinet

Brexit campaigner Gove says surprised PM May asked him to join cabinet

Gove's appointment as minister for environment, food and rural affairs marks a comeback for a man who tried and failed to lead the party after last year's referendum. Greg Clark has retained the post ...

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FBI says stabbing suspect tried to buy gun

Attorney Daniel Lemisch to talk about the attack on airport officer Lt. Jeff Neville , who is in stable condition. "I see this huge knife and Lt. Canadian police have been likewise reluctant to d...

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Johnson: Senate bill doesn't address health care costs

Johnson: Senate bill doesn't address health care costs

American Nurses Association President Pamela Cipriano holds up a list of essential health benefits as she discusses the effects of the proposed Republican healthcare legislation on families at a news ...

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Five London towers evacuated over fire safety fears

Five London towers evacuated over fire safety fears

It has been suggested the cladding panels helped to spread a blaze at the North Kensington tower, which killed at least 79 people and destroyed 151 homes on June 18. "I had a fire safety check don...

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Details emerge on airport stabbing

Details emerge on airport stabbing

The FBI is investigating the stabbing as an act of terror . The airport officer was rushed to the hospital but suffered the hemorrhage on the way at around 9:56 a.m. The vehicle he drove to Flint ...

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Where is this wave of anti-Trump backlash we were promised?

And we need a message. The special election, to fill the seat vacated by Tom Price after Trump appointed him health and human services secretary, did not change the balance of power in Washington...

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Police officer beaten to death in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Police officer beaten to death in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Eyewitnesses told DH that a group of youth caught hold of Pandith, who was in civvies, after spotting him taking video of people outside the Jamia Masjid at around 12:30 am. "This was a shameless act"...

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LA-area father arrested on suspicion of killing missing son

LA-area father arrested on suspicion of killing missing son

Members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department were busy searching Arroyo Seco Park in South Pasadena for a 5-year-old missing for more than a month. His father was found unconscious that mo...

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North Korea Denies Responsibility in Warmbier's Death, Slams Washington

Some 2,500 mourners attended a Thursday morning memorial at Wyoming High School . Its official news agency, KCNA , quoted a government source as saying: 'Our relevant agencies treat all criminals ...

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Karen Handel speaks to FOX 5 following 6th District win

Karen Handel speaks to FOX 5 following 6th District win

I am disappointed by the outcome of the Georgia election but definitely not demoralized. Others, like South Carolina Democratic House candidate Joe Cunningham, took to Twitter on Wednesday to pu...

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Rebels say Syrian army, Iranian-backed militias launch offensive in eastern desert

Rebels say Syrian army, Iranian-backed militias launch offensive in eastern desert

Damascus and its allies have long argued that they are the essential partner to any worldwide effort in Syria , portraying all opposition forces as terrorist groups. It was the second time this mont...

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Supreme Court Will Hear Landmark Wisconsin Partisan Gerrymandering Case

What could the move mean for Texas , which is in the middle of its own legal fight over redistricting maps? Potter said the crux of the case in Wisconsin , as it is in IL and other states, is ...

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North Korea accuses US of 'smear campaign' over student's death

Warmbier's release and, "in consideration of his bad health, sent him back home on humanitarian grounds". But it's unclear how he came to be in that state. The family disbelieves that account. Warmbi...

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Special election sweep boosts Trump agenda

Special election sweep boosts Trump agenda

The latest GOP victor is Karen Handel , who won about 52 percent of the vote in Georgia's 6th Congressional District to quell the upstart phenomenon of Jon Ossoff , a 30-year-old Democrat who ra...

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UN rights body votes to send experts to deadly Congo region

UN rights body votes to send experts to deadly Congo region

ARU, Democratic Republic of Congo: UN experts will be sent to the Democratic Republic of Congo to investigate violence in which hundreds of people have reportedly been killed, Amnesty International s...

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62 killed by devastating forest fire in Portugal

62 killed by devastating forest fire in Portugal

Portugal was hit by a series of forest fires a year ago which devastated more than 100,000 hectares (1,000sq km) of the mainland. President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa says in a televised address to ...

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