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It was reported that many social media users had responded angrily to the post and demanded his arrest after his unsafe prank. He was charged with endangering the baby's safety following his arrest on Sunday, police said. Reacting to the post online, one user said: "What is most striking is that it appears that the father is carrying his son with his left hand while using his right hand to take the picture".
  • Funeral plans for Otto Warmbier announced

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    Wambier's parents did not cite a specific cause of death but blamed "awful, torturous mistreatment" by North Korea . Doctors last week revealed that Warmbier had suffered severe neurological injuries, and described him as being in a state of "unresponsive wakefulness", opening his eyes and blinking, but showing no signs of understanding language or of being aware of his surroundings.
  • Police arrest protesters in Moscow, detain opposition leader

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    Navalny said protesters had a constitutional right to gather to express their political opinions and that Tverskaya Street would be an ideal location because it will be turned into a pedestrian zone for the Russia Day celebrations. A photo of Mr Navalny being bundled into a police auto was posted on Twitter by his wife Yulia, who said the protests were going ahead nonetheless.
  • Paul Ryan: Dems 'Threw Entire Kitchen Sink' at Georgia Race

    Paul Ryan: Dems 'Threw Entire Kitchen Sink' at Georgia Race

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    Voters will choose either Karen Handel and Jon Ossoff to present metro Atlanta's 6th district in Congress. " KAREN HANDEL FOR CONGRESS", Trump tweeted out in all caps. If Ossoff wins, Democrats would have a clear victory that could help keep the party's hyper-engaged base and donor community energized but a loss would be a major disappointment.
  • Age was the biggest divider in the General Election

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    Turnout among 18- to 24-year-olds in the British election was put at at 58 percent compared to 43 percent in 2015. Young voters were seen as key to the UK Labour party's increase in seats in this month's general election . The Tories achieved their best score since Margaret Thatcher came to power in 1979. "Compared to 2015, turnout rose most among young people, to match their estimated turnout levels in the European Union referendum, while it fell very slightly among older people - but ...
  • US State Department 'mystified' by Gulf states on Qatar

    US State Department 'mystified' by Gulf states on Qatar

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    Yousef al-Jaida, chief executive of the Qatar Financial Centre, said this week that institutions from Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain had about $18 bn of deposits in Qatari banks that would mature in two months. Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani is scheduled to visit the USA next week to discuss the blockade imposed on Qatar's economy as well as Doha's fight against terrorism.
  • Trump not under investigation, says his lawyer

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    SEKULOW: Well, look, I - I can't imagine the scenario where the president would - would not be aware of it. This investigation is in the early stages, but Trump has no plans to wait for it to either condemn or clear him. A full-scale investigation has not yet been launched, although preliminary work is clearly being done, according to sources familiar with the process.
  • Hawaii Made Its Paris Commitment Official By Signing It Into Law

    Hawaii Made Its Paris Commitment Official By Signing It Into Law

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    But the former executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change , Christina Figueres, has thanked President Trump for uniting all the other countries in defence of the Paris Agreement , with some, such as India, vowing to enhance their pledges for climate action.