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In a statement through the foundation Tuesday, John and Diane Foley, of New Hampshire, called Otto Warmbier's death senseless. It jars so strikingly with the fates of most past detained Americans that outside observers are left struggling not only with the mystery of what killed Warmbier but also with what his death means for attempts by Washington and its allies to stop North Korea's pursuit of a nuclear-tipped ICBM that can target the USA mainland.
  • Spicer hasn't talked Russian Federation meddling with Trump

    Spicer hasn't talked Russian Federation meddling with Trump

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    The White House has consulted an array of Republicans and Trump allies, including Laura Ingraham , the conservative radio host and political commentator. It's hard, after all, to stick to one's talking points when serving a president who doesn't hesitate to admit, on national television, that he fired the director of the F.B.I.
  • Merkel seeks

    Merkel seeks "good agreement" with UK on Brexit

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    A spokesman for the Department for Exiting the European said: "We believe that the withdrawal process can not be concluded without the future relationship also being taken into account". May's election debacle has revived feuding over Europe among Conservatives that her predecessor David Cameron hoped to end by calling the referendum and leaves European Union leaders unclear on her plan for a "global Britain" which a lot of them regard as pure folly.
  • London Mosque Attack: Suspect identified as Darren Osborne

    London Mosque Attack: Suspect identified as Darren Osborne

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    Osborne, 47, a father of four from Cardiff, was arrested. Authorities say a residential area in Cardiff, Wales, is also being searched. The incident comes just over two weeks after three Islamist militants drove into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed people at nearby restaurants and bars, killing eight.
  • Doctors: Ex-North Korea detainee has severe brain damage

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    He is breathing on his own, his vital signs are stable and there are no signs of infection or dysfunction with his major organs - except his brain. "That's not my objective right now", he said. Three Americans remain in custody . They say they're relieved their son is back in Cincinnati in the arms of those who love him but are angry he was brutally treated for so long.
  • Number Of Global Refugees Hits Record High

    Number Of Global Refugees Hits Record High

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    Grandi said that the European Union had sent very little money to United Nations institutions to support the refugees in Turkey, which, he said "has spent a serious amount of money" so far in order to meet the needs of those staying at camps, and others including educational and health needs.
  • NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind gets NSG security cover

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    West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi will discharge the functions of the Governor of Bihar , in addition to his own duties, it said. K R Narayanan was the country's first Dalit president. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and state BJP president Raosaheb Danve were present too. Kovind, 71, has been a Supreme Court lawyer and was president of the BJP's SC/ST Morcha from 1998 to 2002, The Telegraph had reported in 2015.
  • NDA CMs to be present during Kovind's nomination-filing

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    Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray said he is not willing to support Kovind if making a Dalit the President is being done with the goal of "gaining a vote bank". He said the BJP leaders had promised to seek the opposition' consent on the Presidential candidate which did not happen. Communist Party of India-Marxist leader Sitaram Yechury said Kovind "was chief of the RSS's Dalit branch" and "somewhere it was a political fight or contest".
  • Hamas and IS both say they killed Israeli policewoman

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    Hamas , the Palestinian group that administers the Gaza Strip, dismissed ISIL's claim, saying the three attackers had come from among its own ranks, as well as the leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). Major General Yoav Mordechai - head of COGAT, the Israeli defence ministry agency responsible for civilian affairs in the Palestinian territories - said the family visit permits were cancelled in response to "encouragement to terrorism" by Palestinian president Mahmoud ...
  • Jared Kushner speaks at tech event

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    Heading the White House effort are Jared Kushner , the president's son-in-law and senior adviser who leads the newly created White House Office of American Innovation; and Chris Liddell , a former Microsoft executive and now an assistant to the president.
  • Tropical Storm Cindy forms in Gulf

    Tropical Storm Cindy forms in Gulf

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    Forecasters expect it to resume a northwest track at about 10 miles per hour. It extended warnings for the storm westward to High Island, Texas , and of heavy rainfall across most portions of the Gulf Coast. This method of naming also allows the NHC to issue tropical storm watches and warnings before a storm is named. The announcement draws a stark contrast to just 24 hours ago, when forecasters predicted the storm, an unnamed, slow-moving low pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico , ...