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In an interview with Good Morning America on Friday, former National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman suggested he helped secure Otto Warmbier's release from detention in North Korea. The spokesman said it was a "mystery" as to why Warmbier died days after returning home, but compared his death to the case of another American detainee, Evan Hunziker.
  • Capability, experience must supersede all consideration for President: Meira

    Capability, experience must supersede all consideration for President: Meira

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    He said the opposition would appeal to Nitish "again and again" to think again. "We have taken this decision after thinking on all aspects. He had worked in Bihar without any bias". Given the various contenders for the top post, and bitter history among numerous opposition leaders, it is not too hard to think of a consensus emerging around a qualified Dalit backed by the Congress.
  • Australia to resume air combat missions over Syria

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    The downing of the jet and Russia's response came as the US-led coalition and allied fighters battle to oust the Islamic State (IS ) Jihadist group from its Syrian bastion Raqa. The US military said it will work on de-escalating the situation, with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. saying on Monday that the United States will work diplomatically and militarily "to re-establish de-confliction", but the Russian side seems seriously irked.
  • Iran retaliates to ISIS attacks, warns reactionary countries

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    ISIS fighters during a gun battle in Deir el-Zour in 2015 in a photo released by the terror group's propaganda wing. Five Islamic State-linked attackers stormed Iran's parliament and a shrine to revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini on June 7, killing at least 17 people and wounding more than 50.
  • All Whites: New Zealand can surprise anyone, says Portugal coach

    All Whites: New Zealand can surprise anyone, says Portugal coach

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    RONALDO COULD REST Think of Portugal and you think of Cristiano Ronaldo - the best or second best player in the world, depending who you ask, and a man whose star eclipses those of his teammates. Russian Federation need to beat Mexico in Kazan to avoid their prospects hinging on a Portugal loss, while a point would be enough for the Mexicans to advance.After the draw with Portugal , Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio made eight changes against New Zealand , a plan that initially ...
  • 'Trolling' over Brexit? The Queen's hat resembles European Union flag

    'Trolling' over Brexit? The Queen's hat resembles European Union flag

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    Chastened by an election which left her Conservative Party short of a majority in parliament and reopened debate on the nature of Britain's European Union exit, May also sidelined reform on social care, education and corporate governance. She also tried to be softer period. "That was pushed back as a result of the election". Controversial plans to expand grammar schools and introduce a free vote on restoring foxhunting to the Commons were decidedly absent from the speech, with the majority ...
  • Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over USA student who died

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    North Korea has blamed the death of Otto Warmbier, whom it released in a coma after 17 months' detention, on Obama's " strategic patience " policy. North Korea said today the death of Mr Warmbier, who was kept prisoner in the hermit state since last January, was "a mystery to us as well" .
  • 2 local sailors killed in USS Fitzgerald collision

    2 local sailors killed in USS Fitzgerald collision

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    Joseph Aucoin in a press conference held Sunday in Yokosuka, Japan. The U.S. 7th Fleet commander promised multiple investigations into Saturday's fatal collision between the destroyer Fitzgerald and a Philippine-flagged containership. Extensive damage to the destroyer's starboard side and that to the container ship on its port side suggest that, but they say it is too early to determine responsibility.
  • Trump Questions Why Obama Administration Didn't Thwart Russian Election Meddling

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    All 17 intelligence agencies have agreed Russian Federation was behind the hack of Democratic e-mail systems and tried to influence the 2016 election to benefit Trump. "We have to carefully consider whether declassifying the information compromises sources and methods", Johnson said under grilling in a hearing before the House Intelligence Committee, adding, "There was an ongoing election".
  • SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation

    SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation

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    Kim Jong-un's nation strongly condemned the "US imperialists" for launching two bombers in the Korean peninsula and deploying a navy destroyer to float through the East Sea of Korea over the last few weeks. Reports say North Korea could stage its sixth banned test of a nuclear device as early as this weekend. "When the world says that it hopes China can do even more, I don't know what "do even more" refers to", Geng told a daily news briefing in Beijing on Friday.
  • North Korea denies torturing American detainee

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    Around 2,500 well-wishers lined up outside Wyoming High School's arts center for the service, which was conducted by a rabbi and lasted about 45 minutes. Speaking early today to assembled reporters across the street from Wyoming High School, US Senator Rob Portman of OH highlighted the community support that the Warmbier family has received during the tragedy.
  • North Korea: A week of rising tensions between U.S. and isolated regime

    North Korea: A week of rising tensions between U.S. and isolated regime

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    North Korea has conducted another rocket engine test which could be used on a future intercontinental ballistic missile or ICBM. A previous test in February was successful. Stating that he hoped to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping at next month's G-20 summit, Moon said, "If I have the chance to meet President Xi, I will ask for him to lift these measures [against South Korean businesses]".