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North Korea denies torturing U.S. student Otto Warmbier

A college anthropology professor at the University of DE believes that Otto Warmbier , the 21-year-old American who was detained in North Korea, sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for stealing a p...

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Attention on Supreme Court as justice weigh Trump travel ban

The Department of Justice appealed both cases, bringing them all the way to the Supreme Court . The justices removed the lower courts' injunctions against the ban "with respect to foreign nationa...

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Five GOP senators now oppose health bill

And several lawmakers acknowledge that getting majority support will be tough. McConnell wants a vote before his members head home to face their constituents over Congress' Fourth of July recess -...

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Northern Ireland's party hopeful of Conservative deal 'soon'

Northern Ireland's party hopeful of Conservative deal 'soon'

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has acknowledged her fault for the Conservative Party's dismal performance in the June 8 general election , apologizing to the MPs for the "mess" she created. He sai...

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The Supreme Court Looks at the Math of Gerrymandering

The Supreme Court Looks at the Math of Gerrymandering

And Sachin Chedda of the Fair Elections Project , which fought the state's maps in court, says he's confident the high court will affirm the lower court ruling. The issue has torn the court for dec...

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Bernie and Jane Sanders hire lawyers amid Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

Bernie and Jane Sanders hire lawyers amid Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

The Republican president said Obama "colluded or obstructed", but gave no other details about his accusation. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. T...

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Pakistan raises death toll to 157 from fuel truck fire

Pakistan raises death toll to 157 from fuel truck fire

Dr Mohammad Baqar, a senior rescue official in the area, said numerous bodies were burned beyond recognition and would have to be identified through DNA testing. "Police did try but we are looking int...

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Taekwondo Team Opens Door to Inter-Korean Cooperation

Taekwondo Team Opens Door to Inter-Korean Cooperation

Moon, speaking at the opening ceremony of the World Taekwondo Championships in Muju , North Jeolla Province on Saturday, said , "If a North Korean delegation takes part in the Pyeongchang Winter...

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Supreme Court rules for church preschool in religious liberty case

Supreme Court rules for church preschool in religious liberty case

She explained that the amendment was originally an attempt by Speaker of the House James G. Blaine in 1875 to prevent aid to religious institutions that failed in Congress, but state legislatures pass...

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PM Trudeau will once again march in Toronto Pride parade

PM Trudeau will once again march in Toronto Pride parade

Earlier in the day, the PM also attended Metropolitan Community Church's faith and Pride service. The kayaking, hiking Internet favorite led the Toronto Pride parade down Yonge street Sunday a...

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UAE accuses Qatar of leaking demands, foiling mediation

UAE accuses Qatar of leaking demands, foiling mediation

After these countries had cut their ties with Qatar earlier this month , Turkey reportedly stepped in with aid for Qatar. The Iran provisions in the document say Qatar must shut down diplomatic pos...

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Eid celebrated in Kashmir amid sporadic clashes

Eid celebrated in Kashmir amid sporadic clashes

Indian government forces fired tear gas and pellet guns at protesters brandishing Pakistani flags as the disputed territory of Kashmir marked the Muslim festival of Eid today. There has been a situa...

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Whole world looking at India, says Modi

One big potential announcement is that, after weeks of deliberation, the Trump administration has agreed to sell India nearly two dozen Guardian drones, a deal worth more than $2billion that would ...

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Narendra Modi lauds Sushma Swaraj in US

The Prime Minister pointed out opportunities for tourism through developing hotels in "PPP (public private partnership) model" at 500 railway stations, Baglay said. regulations and cutting the budgets...

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Saudis foil attack on Mecca's Grand Mosque

The blast partially collapsed the building where he had taken refuge, injuring the six pilgrims, Turki added, according to AFP. The authorities have arrested, Five people, including one woman, suspe...

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Theresa May to hear updates on Grenfell Tower recovery effort

British officials have conducted tests on some 600 high-rise buildings across England after fire ravaged the Grenfell social tower block in west London on June 14, killing at least 79 people in the ca...

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Trump optimistic on health care; some doubtful

Sen. Susan Collins of ME says she thinks getting the votes needed in the Senate this week to pass a Republican bill to replace the Affordable Care Act could be very hard. The senator said that the S...

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Turkey rejects demand to close military base in Qatar

Doha said it was reviewing the list, but added it was not actionable. "We approve and appreciate the attitude of Qatar against the list of 13 demands ", Erdogan, speaking outside a mosque in Ista...

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Six injured as auto ploughs into Eid celebration in UK

The three adults and three children who were injured in the incident are being treated at a local hospital, with two of the children in intensive care. In a statement posted to its Facebook page , the...

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Syrians fear new Raqqa turmoil once Islamic State is defeated

Syrians fear new Raqqa turmoil once Islamic State is defeated

Tensions have run high since the US helped stand up a coalition garrison at At Tanf near the Syria-Iraq border, a key supply corridor that the Iranian and Syrian governments seem intent on securing....

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Philippine military declares humanitarian cease-fire in Marawi

Philippine military declares humanitarian cease-fire in Marawi

We join in hopes that the appeals for peace will be heeded by all sides today, Eid'l Fitr. Though they have no solid evidence, the authorities believe his brother, Omarkhayam, was among three of the s...

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Ron Johnson on GOP health care bill: 'Not a 'yes' yet'

Ron Johnson on GOP health care bill: 'Not a 'yes' yet'

Sen. Susan Collins , R-Maine, said seven to eight other senators including herself were troubled by provisions that she believes could cut Medicaid even more than the House version. A major g...

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Family sits down to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr

Family sits down to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr

In Iran, however, the festivities fell on Monday, when the Iranians laid out their prayer rugs on the streets after the traditional style of saying the day's prayers. Some brought their children who w...

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Protests over Minnesota police shooting result in 18 arrests on freeway

Protests over Minnesota police shooting result in 18 arrests on freeway

After five days of deliberation, the jury cleared Yanez of all charges, which included second-degree manslaughter and two lesser charges for endangering Reynolds and her young daughter, who was in the...

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Brussels Central Station suspect is dead following failed terror attack

The explosion did not cause any injuries, but traffic in the city was heavily disrupted on Tuesday evening, CNN reported. Answering the journalists' questions, the spokesman said that the perpetrato...

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Philando Castile's Last Words Recorded By Police Dash Cam

Castile's girlfriend, who was in the auto at the time of Castile's shooting , had filmed the deadly encounter and posted the video to Facebook , sparking national outrage and Black Lives Matter...

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Iran's president condemns 'siege' of Qatar by Arab nations

The ultimatum gave Qatar 10 days to shut down the Arabic news network Al Jazeera , halt all contact with groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood , reduce cooperation with Iran and oust Turkish tr...

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The First Video Of Otto Warmbier Returning Home Is Heartbreaking

The First Video Of Otto Warmbier Returning Home Is Heartbreaking

Despite the " severe " injury, Otto Warmbier , 22, is stable and receiving treatment at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, centre spokeswoman Kelly Martin said at a news briefing at Wa...

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Number of casualties in London tower block fire rises to 79

Number of casualties in London tower block fire rises to 79

Out of 79 victims, five have been formally identified. Since the fire, more than 58 people have perished, and many people remain in hospital. A red t-shirt with the London Fire Brigade's logo ha...

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Recording: Police shout 'get back' before shooting of woman

Recording: Police shout 'get back' before shooting of woman

Bible says the two officers knew Lyles was vulnerable when they responded after she reported a burglary Sunday at her apartment. Lyles was shot and killed by police on Sunday after police say sh...

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Conservative DUP Deal Edging Closer

Foster told Sky News earlier on Monday that she had returned to London in the hope of finalising a deal with May's Conservative Party. Arlene Foster says that she struck a deal with Theresa...

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Trump to tout apprenticeships, turning to an issue with bipartisan support

The NRA says the US foodservice industry employs more than 14.7 million people. His executive order shifts more taxpayer money into apprenticeships, allowing people to learn while they earn a payc...

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Portugal close to containing wildfire that killed 64

Civil protection officials have said they expect the blazes to be under control soon, but warn that soaring temperatures are hampering efforts. A reporter for a Portuguese public broadcaster said he...

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Ivanka Trump says she tries to 'stay out of politics'

Ivanka Trump says she tries to 'stay out of politics'

He did something that no one could have imagined he'd be able to accomplish. "Because there's lots of M&M's and trays of candy", she added. Trump praised her father, saying "his political instinct...

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'Triggering' Star of David flags not allowed at Chicago LGBT march

'Triggering' Star of David flags not allowed at Chicago LGBT march

The march organizers - after making clear they're separate from Chicago's Pride Parade - took to Twitter to defend their decision to boot the Jews, by saying: "During the rally, we saw three individ...

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