• Dennis Rodman is in North Korea again

    Dennis Rodman is in North Korea again

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    Warmbier is en route to the USA where he will be reunited with his family ". The event soon became overshadowed by politics after Rodman suffered an angry meltdown on CNN before the game when asked whether during the trip he would raise the issue of Kenneth Bae, an American missionary who was detained in North Korea at the time on charges of "anti-state crimes".
  • North Korea says it released USA student 'on humanitarian grounds'

    North Korea says it released USA student 'on humanitarian grounds'

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    Otto Warmbier's family said they had not heard from him for more than a year and were only told last week that he had slipped into a coma shortly after his trial in March 2016. North Korea's KCNA news agency said in a one-sentence dispatch that Mr Warmbier's release followed a court decision earlier this week, but it did not provide other details.
  • Ireland elects Varadkar as youngest and first ever gay prime minister

    Ireland elects Varadkar as youngest and first ever gay prime minister

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    As he made his acceptance speech, during which his parents watched from the visitors' gallery, he paid fulsome tribute to his immediate predecessor Enda Kenny . The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and his new Cabinet are spending their first full day in office after receiving their seals of office last night. "But all relatives shall gather at our home this evening", dancer Shubhada Varadkar, cousin of the Irish PM designate, told IANS on Wednesday morning.
  • Duncan posts about shooting that injured fellow congressman:

    Duncan posts about shooting that injured fellow congressman: "I am safe"

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    For those who aren't familiar with this annual event, it's when congressional Democrats and Republicans get together to play each other in an exhibition game that raises money for different D.C. "We did get confronted by an individual when we were in the vehicle before we were leaving". I could tell he was pained and I said, "Mr. Speaker, is everything all right, ' and he didn't answer me and said everything was still blurry".
  • Bystander captures video of Alexandria shooting attack on GOP congress members

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    Noah Nathan's video does not show alleged shooter James T. Hodgkinson , who is thought to have opened fire on practicing Republican ballplayers with a rifle and a handgun before being shot and killed by police. The man's Facebook profile showed that he was politically active and a supporter of Sen. The shooter later died from his injuries in hospital, according to a tweet from President Donald Trump .
  • President blasts reports he's under investigation

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    First of all, last month, Entous and Nakashima reported that Trump had urged Coats and Rogers "to publicly deny the existence of any evidence" of collusion between his team and Russian Federation - but Coats and Rogers refused to do it. Mueller met with Senate intelligence chairman Richard Burr and Sen. "I will defend the integrity of that investigation". At a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing last week, Coats and Rogers refused to answer whether Trump asked them to intervene in the ...
  • Neighbors describe Virginia Shooter James Hodgkinson as isolated, reckless

    Neighbors describe Virginia Shooter James Hodgkinson as isolated, reckless

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    He is in critical condition . In the aftermath of the shooting , there have been calls for Congress to address the issue of gun control. Texas Rep. He said he was part of a '99%' team drawing attention to the amount of money and political power the top 1 percent of Americans acquired. Hodgkinson was said to have been among 1,000 volunteers around Davenport, but Becker said, "Nobody has a recollection of this guy coming in".
  • Virginia shooter posted anti-Trump content on Facebook

    Virginia shooter posted anti-Trump content on Facebook

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    In a written statement, 12th district congressman Mike Bost says Hodgkinson contacted his office ten times between June of 2016 and May of this year and expressed opposition to the republican agenda. Stocky, with graying hair and a well-trimmed moustache-goatee combination, Hodgkinson was an ardent supporter of Sanders, the feisty hero of the left who nearly defeated Hillary Clinton past year in a tough fight for the Democratic White House nomination.
  • WaPo: Special Counsel Investigating Whether Trump Tried To Obstruct Justice

    WaPo: Special Counsel Investigating Whether Trump Tried To Obstruct Justice

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    Mark Corallo , a spokesman for Trump's personal attorney Marc Kasowitz, responded saying, "The FBI leak of information regarding the president is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal". Robert Mueller - a former head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation himself - was appointed in May as special counsel to investigate the alleged Trump-Russia links.