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Wednesday's vote was the climax of a week of political crisis in Romania, which started when the ruling Social Democrats (PSD) and its junior partner, ALDE, pulled their political support for the government - which came to power just six months ago - arguing that Grindeanu had fallen behind schedule implementing the coalition's agreed reform program.
  • American Student Released from North Korean Prison, Dies Days Later

    American Student Released from North Korean Prison, Dies Days Later

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    Meanwhile, a spokesman for Hamilton County Coroner Dr. Lakshmi Sammaraco said the office accepted the case of Otto Warmbier , who died Monday in a Cincinnati hospital. "If China is not going to solve North Korea, we will", Trump told the Financial Times in April. "It's a total disgrace what happened to Otto", Mr Trump said during an event in the Oval Office.
  • Trump says China efforts on N.Korea 'have not worked out'

    Trump says China efforts on N.Korea 'have not worked out'

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    It is unclear why the family objected to an autopsy which could answer what happened to Warmbier in the secretive nation. China is the North's only major trading partner, so a threat to limit commerce if North Korea doesn't change would be the natural way to try to push Kim around.
  • US Weighs Response To Student's Death After North Korea Imprisonment

    US Weighs Response To Student's Death After North Korea Imprisonment

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    US President Donald Trump has called North Korea a "brutal regime" after the death of the student who had been jailed there for more than 15 months. The 22-year-old United States student died on 19 June shortly after being freed from a detention facility in North Korea. 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.
  • Iran fires rockets in 'revenge' at Islamic State in Syria

    Iran fires rockets in 'revenge' at Islamic State in Syria

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    The U.S. Central Command had issued a statement saying the downed Syrian military jet had been dropping bombs near U.S. -backed SDF forces, which are seeking to oust Islamic State from the city of Raqqa. Neither official would speculate on who is operating the drones that have tried to attack USA and coalition assets, but both said the Iranians have been training the Syrians how to use them.
  • German FM calls Helmut Kohl a 'great European'

    German FM calls Helmut Kohl a 'great European'

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    But, Kohl gained the support of both the Soviet Union and the USA and by October 1990, West and East were once more a single country for the first time since the end of WWII, and Helmut Kohl was the leader of the Unified Germany . The UN chief served as Portuguese prime minister between 1995 and 2002. CNN reported that Clinton said "I will never forget walking with him through the Brandenburg Gate in 1994 for a large rally on the eastern side, and seeing genuine hope in the eyes of ...
  • GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

    GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

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    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said that he hasn't seen the bill , "nor have I met any American that has", according to Bloomberg News. "I just don't know how it's going to end up right now", Corker said. During a White House press briefing, Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Mr Schumer made it clear that Democrats did not want to part of a process to repeal and replace Obamacare .
  • US student freed by North Korea dies at 22

    US student freed by North Korea dies at 22

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    Pyongyang said Mr Warmbier fell into a coma soon after he was sentenced a year ago, claiming the student had contracted botulism and been given a sleeping pill. "And, frankly, if he were brought home sooner, I think the result would have been a lot different", said Trump . " What happened to Otto is a disgrace".
  • Spicer: Warmbier's Death a 'Shame,' China Needed to Help More

    Spicer: Warmbier's Death a 'Shame,' China Needed to Help More

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    There will be more interviews and records reviewed. "The way his detention was handled was appalling, and a tragedy like this must never be repeated", said the China-based Young Pioneer Tours . The coroner's office in Cincinnati is investigating the death of the American college student who died less than week after his return from North Korea , where he was detained near a year and a half.
  • Republican Karen Handel avoids upset in key congressional election in Georgia

    Republican Karen Handel avoids upset in key congressional election in Georgia

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    Shares on the likelihood of Ossoff winning closed above shares on Handel winning continuously since May 16 and saw spreads reaching as high as 36 cents on June 11. Ossoff stood out in the rain with a group of supporters at an intersection, waving at cars and holding up signs. Though Ossoff won the April 18 special election to take the seat, he didn't get a majority of votes, which triggered the runoff.
  • US confirms killing of top Islamic State group cleric

    US confirms killing of top Islamic State group cleric

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    Russian Federation backs Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, whom Iran also supports, while the US -led coalition is aligned with groups that oppose the Assad regime and ISIS . Daraa-based activist Ahmad al-Masalmeh says fighting is now underway in the city. Daraa is where the March 2011 uprising against the Assad family's four-decade rule began.