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North Korea's highest court sentenced Warmbier, a 21-year-old University of Virginia undergraduate student, from Wyoming, Ohio, to 15 years in prison with hard labor on Wednesday for subversion. "Considering these facts and this tragic outcome we will no longer be organizing tours for USA citizens to North Korea". The United States flew two supersonic bombers over the Korean Peninsula on Tuesday in a show of force against North Korea, South Korean officials said.
  • Enough time given, says Jaitley on GST

    Enough time given, says Jaitley on GST

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    Deve Gowda will be among those who will attend the special event, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told a press conference in New Delhi . Reminiscent of India's tryst with destiny at the mid-night of August 15, 1947, the historic Central Hall will host a function on the intervening night of June 30-July 1 to ring in the nation's biggest tax reform .
  • South Korea to scrap all plans to build new nuclear reactors

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    The Fukushima nuclear meltdown in Japan sparked by a powerful quake in March 2011 sparked widespread public concern in neighbouring South Korea over its own aged atomic plants . Major corruption scandals involving state nuclear power agencies in recent years and a series of earthquakes last year further fanned public distrust and concerns over the safety of the plants.
  • Britain's Prince Philip admitted to hospital with infection

    Britain's Prince Philip admitted to hospital with infection

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    Prince Charles, the Queen's son, will accompany her to the opening of Parliament instead. Buckingham Palace said on Wednesday June 21, 2017 , Prince Philip is good spirits after being admitted to hospital. "Prince Philip will attend previously scheduled engagements between now and August, both individually and accompanying The Queen". In May, Philip announced that he would retire from his royal duties this year and would no longer accept new invitations, although he would "still choose to ...
  • Trump Says China Failed to Help US With North Korea Problems

    Trump Says China Failed to Help US With North Korea Problems

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    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson vowed to hold North Korea to account for Mr Warmbier's death, plus work to released three other "illegally detained" Americans. "He should have been brought home a long time ago". The funeral will be held at 9 a.m.at Wyoming High School, where Warmbier was an athlete and salutatorian of his 2013 class.
  • Philando Castile Shooting Dash Cam Video Released By Police

    Philando Castile Shooting Dash Cam Video Released By Police

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    On Tuesday, authorities in Minnesota released several pieces of evidence from their investigation into Jeronimo Yanez , the police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile . Yanez shot Castile , 32, five times during a traffic stop in the St. Paul suburb of Falcon Heights. Yanez testified he feared for his life because he believed Castile was pulling his own gun from his pocket.
  • Russian Federation threat: Australian warplanes hold fire in Syria

    Russian Federation threat: Australian warplanes hold fire in Syria

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    It also comes as the U.S. military announced officially that coalition forces had killed the Islamic State's top cleric, Turki al-Binali, in an air strike in Syria last month. In Syria's complicated multi-sided conflict, Washington backs a coalition of rebel forces fighting both President Bashar al-Assad and Islamist militants, while Assad is backed by Russia, Iran and Shi'ite militia.
  • Spicer hasn't talked Russia meddling with Trump

    Spicer hasn't talked Russia meddling with Trump

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    Spicer now has multiple positions within the White House communications team and its unclear if the role of press secretary is the one he will keep once the staff re-expands. Trump embarked on his historic first trip overseas with visits to the Middle East and Europe. "I don't know if he's seen the legislation or not", Spicer told reporters.
  • GOP seeking to hold two House seats during special election

    GOP seeking to hold two House seats during special election

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    Those trends leave Democrats hopeful they can win a House majority next year. Katrina Pierson, former spokeswoman for the Trump campaign added her thoughts on the election cycle that reportedly spent $42 million on advertising alone: "The best part about #GA06 besides #winning was that Dems spent a fortune on a race they actually thought they could win".
  • Sekulow Can't Decide Whether Trump is Under Investigation

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    CNN host Chris Cuomo interviewing President Donald Trump's attorney Jay Sekulow . Vice President Mike Pence became the latest member of the Trump administration to lawyer up for the Mueller investigation. Mueller declined comment as he left the meeting Tuesday. "When the president's furious and tweets , it seems to make your job harder", Kilmeade said.
  • Projection: GOP holds on to two House seats during special election

    Projection: GOP holds on to two House seats during special election

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    This special election (the most expensive House race in USA history) drew plenty of national focus because there was so much more at stake than a mere Congressional seat. Democrats, meanwhile, saw in Georgia an early test of their strategy of trying to win typically Republican seats in suburban areas - districts that are relatively highly educated, wealthy and diverse.
  • President Donald Trump's legal plan built in his image: Fight, fight, fight

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    But Sekulow said repeatedly Sunday that "the president has not been and is not under investigation". "'Very risky, ' he wrote , saying it's clear following the Post's story that Mueller is 'the tip of the deep state spear aimed at destroying or at a minimum undermining and crippling the Trump presidency.' 'The brazen redefinition of Mueller's task tells you how arrogant the deep state is and how confident it is it can get away with anything, ' he added ".