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Fred and Cindy Warmbier watch as their son is placed in a hearse after his funeral on Thursday. Asked whether Trump had lost faith in China's ability to restrain North Korea, Mattis said the president's view represented Americans' "frustration" with Pyongyang's provocations and after seeing "a young man go over there healthy, and with a minor act of mischief, come home dead, basically".
  • Australia to resume airstrikes against IS in Syria

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    Next, U.S. forces shell some pro-government fighters who are going after Islamic State . Australia says it will resume soon air strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria which were suspended following US fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane this week.
  • 15 people martyred in two bomb blasts in Parachinar

    15 people martyred in two bomb blasts in Parachinar

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    Quetta , Pakistan, June 23 (IBNS): At least five people were killed and 12 injured in a auto bomb explosion near Shohada Square in north-west Pakistan's Quetta city on Friday morning, Radio Pakistan said. Multiple blasts killed more than three dozen people and wounded around 120 others in two cities on the last Friday of the holy month of Ramazan. Abdul Razzaq Cheema, director general of police in Baluchistan province, told Reuters it appeared the bomber had detonated a vehicle packed ...
  • Trump admin set to OK surveillance drone sale to India

    Trump admin set to OK surveillance drone sale to India

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    New Delhi was irked by Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord. India is not in Trump's crosshairs like Mexico. Strongly rejecting Trump's contention, India had asserted it signed the Paris agreement not under duress or for lure of money but due to its commitment to protect environment.
  • How Close Were Georgia And South Carolina Election's?

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    But not only did Republican Karen Handel survive any anti-Trump sentiment among voters - she actually outperformed him in the district. "Nothing preps you for next election more than concluding your team is too virtuous to win & voters are too evil or dumb to see the truth", tweeted Jonah Goldberg, senior editor at National Review.
  • Mourners gather for US student jailed by N. Korea

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    Pyongyang said Warmbier contracted botulism, a rare illness that causes paralysis, after his trial, and had been in a coma since he was given a sleeping pill. Officials at the University of Cincinnati Medical Centre, where he was treated after his return, declined to provide details. "I know that being there had something to do with it", said Volo, claiming that North Korean officials "understood" that releasing Warmbier was a prerequisite to building any sporting relations between the ...
  • Karen Handel victory in Georgia feted by Republicans

    Karen Handel victory in Georgia feted by Republicans

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    Celebrating Republican special election wins in Georgia and South Carolina , President Trump taunted Democrats Wednesday over their intense opposition to his presidency. And as for the Democrats, they, clearly, are doing something wrong. Considering the vast amounts of cash spent on Ossoff, and Democrats desperate for a win in special elections to prove they have momentum ahead of the 2018 midterms, it was expected that as soon as the race was called for Handel, there'd be quite a ...
  • Health care poses a test of Trump's work with the Senate

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    The Senate bill would phase out extra money Obama's law provides to 31 states that agreed to expand coverage under the federal-state Medicaid program. Senate GOP leaders unveiled the 142-page proposed ACA replacement Thursday. "We live in the wealthiest country on Earth", he added in a second tweet.
  • Presidential election: Nitish Kumar's JD(U) will support BJP nominee Ram Nath Kovind

    Presidential election: Nitish Kumar's JD(U) will support BJP nominee Ram Nath Kovind

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    CPI general secretary S Sudhakar Reddy said a "secular" candidate is the need of the hour for the president's post and that opposition parties would "certainly" field a nominee. The names doing the rounds as possible opposition candidates include former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde , both of the Congress and both Dalits.
  • Vote for Meira Kumar as a thanksgiving gesture for getting Telangana: Congress

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    While leaving the party, the CM told journalists that though he had a lot of respect for the Opposition's candidate Meira Kumar , " Bihar ki beti [daughter of Bihar] has been nominated only to lose". The RJD leader's remarks came a day after the JD-U announced support to Kovind in the July 17 Presidential election . "Intentions of the opposition are not honest towards Dalits, otherwise they would have fielded Kumar last time", Adityanath said.
  • Brexit talks start with first United Kingdom concession

    Brexit talks start with first United Kingdom concession

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    When May officially triggered the two-year unraveling process in March, she forced the European Union to realize it was losing one of its biggest members and a global player. Despite this consensus, the issue is trickier than it looks. "Europeans who have been toying with the idea of moving to the United Kingdom are also perhaps more likely to take the plunge while visa requirements are still straightforward".