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Warmbier has suffered extreme damage to all parts of his brain, typically caused by a loss of blood to the brain, the doctors said, although they were unable to speculate on what may have happened to Warmbier while he was in North Korea. Three other Americans are being held in North Korea. US President Donald Trump spoke to Fred Warmbier on Wednesday night (Thursday NZT), Warmbier said.
  • Rep. Scalise 'better' but still in 'critical condition,' says hospital

    Rep. Scalise 'better' but still in 'critical condition,' says hospital

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    It can not be rationalized, and so I would hope that you would pray for our country, as well", Edwards said. "By playing tonight we are showing the world that we will not be intimidated by threats, acts of violence or assaults on our democracy", said US President Donald Trump , appearing on the park's giant screen but not attending.
  • Heinrich: Sessions' testimony shows 'concerted effort' to obstru

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    However, Sessions blatantly refused to answer key questions regarding his actions during the 2016 campaign and since taking oath in February. "You're impeding this investigation", said New Mexico Senator (D) Martin Heinrich. So far, no evidence that Trump or his campaign had cooperated with Russian Federation during the presidential race has surfaced publicly. And he appeared to do that effectively in a strong opening statement, where he slammed the door shut on even the possibility that he ...
  • Germany, Austria slam US sanctions against Russia

    Germany, Austria slam US sanctions against Russia

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    The measures targeted Russian energy projects. In a joint statement , Austria's Chancellor Christian Kern and Germany's Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said it was important for Europe and the United States to form a united front on the issue of Ukraine, where Russian-based separatists have been fighting government forces since 2014.
  • Admin revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents

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    DAPA would have affected as many as four million people by some estimates, those with US-born children who were in the country before 2010. WASHINGTON (AP) - An Obama-era immigration program meant to protect parents of US citizens and legal residents from deportation has been formally cancelled, fulfilling a key campaign promise from President Donald Trump , the Homeland Security Department announced late Thursday.
  • Macron rivals warn against parliamentary monopoly

    Macron rivals warn against parliamentary monopoly

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    But turnout was sharply down, at 48.7 per cent compared with 57.2 per cent in the first round in 2012, which analysts said reflected a sense of resignation among Macron's opponents. "It is not healthy that a president who gathered 24 percent of votes in the first round of the presidential election has a monopoly in the assembly", Cambadelis said, referring to Macron's score in April.
  • Newt Gingrich calls special counsel team 'bad people'

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    Members are using the event as a chance to grill Rosenstein about other topics, including the firing of FBI Director James Comey , the investigation into Russian meddling in last year's election and Rosenstein's decision to tap Mueller as special counsel.
  • Trump faces investigation over obstruction of justice

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    Eighty-one percent of Republicans approved of the president, while only 16 percent of Democrats and 39 percent of independents feel the same way. Senators on Tuesday questioned both Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on how the inquiry is being handled.
  • Man with knife detained by police outside UK Parliament

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    John Aaront tweeted: "Man just arrested outside Houses of Parliament". "There were about three or four policeman, one of them shouting at the crowd to get back", the witness, who declined to give their name, told Reuters. London Mayor Sadiq Khan announced an increased police presence after an attack outside Parliament on March 22. The arrest comes with the nation on alert after a series of deadly attacks.
  • Donald Trump being personally investigated for possible obstruction of justice

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    Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., if he's seen any reason for Mueller to be fired, Rosenstein said, "I have not". "If there were good cause, I would consider it; if there weren't good cause, it wouldn't matter to me what anybody said". Mueller's requests to interview the officials signals that his investigation is expanding to include the possibility that Trump tried to obstruct justice , according to The Times .
  • Hospital updates Rep. Scalise's condition while colleagues honor him at baseball game

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    But beyond that and a brief discussion of the hospital statement released Wednesday night, leadership did not give additional details on his condition or prognosis. Hodgkinson, who had a history of posting angry messages against Trump and other Republicans on social media, died after being wounded by police. The House majority whip was critically wounded Wednesday morning after a man with a rifle opened fire on Republican politicians as they practised for a charity baseball game in ...