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World North Korea Denies it Tortured Detainee Warmbier
Author: 0 North Korea Denies it Tortured Detainee Warmbier

The news comes as North Korea claims its officials did not torture the 22-year-old American student - and said the hostile dictatorship was the " biggest victim " in Warmbier's release and tragic death days later. Senator Rob Portman of OH told reporters outside the memorial. His family had no news of him until 13 June, when Pyongyang said he had been in a coma since his trial after contracting botulism and receiving a sleeping pill.

World Britain, EU kick off Brexit negotiations
Author: 0 Britain, EU kick off Brexit negotiations

Mrs May said: "What I am going to be setting out today is clearly how the United Kingdom proposes to protect the rights of European Union citizens living in the UK and see the rights of UK citizens living in Europe protected". "I would much rather that we have a good deal for Ireland in time, than one that doesn't work for us in a shorter time period". "If we back this image that Brexit perhaps would not happen, it brings an uncertainty ".

Author: 0 Mueller and Comey not as close as Trump and others suggest

Mr Trump wrote on Twitter yesterday, a day before the deadline, that he did not know if there were recordings of his conversations with Mr Comey, but he did not make or have any such recordings. "I hardly know the man". She also said she does not believe Trump regrets bluffing about the potential existence of recordings. Comey additionally detailed, in the written statement, a February 14 Oval Office meeting in which Trump allegedly discussed former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Author: 0 Mourners Remember Otto Warmbier At Hometown Funeral

Defense Secretary James Mattis has said both USA and Chinese officials attested that North Korea's nuclear missile efforts pose a security threat in the Asia-Pacific region, DoD News reported Wednesday . "The impact he made is always going to last with people". Mr Warmbier's family objected to a post-mortem examination, so the Hamilton County coroner's office conducted only an external examination of his body and is still trying to determine his cause of death.

World A block of flats in London are now on fire
Author: 0 A block of flats in London are now on fire

The block of flats is just 1.6 miles from the Chalcots estate, where thousands of people were asked to evacuate this week after it emerged the towers had the same deadly cladding as Grenfell. London Fire Brigade tweeted that they had almost 60 fire-fighters and officers attending. The fire broke out in a block of flats in Turin Street.

World U.S. troops wounded in Afghan insider attack
Author: 0 U.S. troops wounded in Afghan insider attack

Abdul Qahar Aram, spokesman for the corps, told Anadolu Agency that the wounded troops had been taken to hospital. An uptick in attacks by Afghan National army soldiers against foreign troops would seem a worrisome trend ahead of the deployment of another 4,000 USA troops to Afghanistan in the latest attempt by Washington to turn around the protracted war against insurgents.

World Host Russia Exits Confederations Cup After Loss to Mexico
Author: 0 Host Russia Exits Confederations Cup After Loss to Mexico

Mexico will meet the winners of Group B - which will nearly certainly be Chile or Germany - in their last-four encounter in Sochi on Thursday, but Hernandez is not concerned about which team they face. Herrera hit a long ball forward for the Mexican strikers to chase and that is exactly what Lozano did and after Akinfeev misjudged the flight of the ball, Lozano headed the ball over the keeper into the net to give his side the lead.

World Blockading countries send list of 13 demands to Qatar
Author: 0 Blockading countries send list of 13 demands to Qatar

It also demanded compensation and called for an end to Turkey's military presence in Qatar , among other things. But Qatar has pushed back , claiming the sanctions are aimed at "limiting Qatar's sovereignty, and outsourcing our foreign policy", rather than fighting terrorism.

Author: 0 White Ferns off to dream start at world cup

She scored seven consecutive fifties, which is the most by any global women's player. And with eight teams locked together and vying for success on the world stage, the competition could hardly be tighter between captains desperate to get their hands on the trophy at Lord's on July 23.

World What is the point of Sean Spicer's briefings?
Author: 0 What is the point of Sean Spicer's briefings?

Spicer also said he doesn't know if Mr. Trump has seen the health care legislation senators are drafting, even though it's expected to be brought up for a vote within days. During the press briefing , Spicer said that the president wants a bill that "has a heart". 'See you tomorrow in Iowa, ' Spicer declared as he closed out his Tuesday briefing, making reference to a rally Trump is holding tomorrow in Cedar Rapids.

World Will the Gulf Cooperation Council Survive the Saudi-Qatar Crisis?
Author: 0 Will the Gulf Cooperation Council Survive the Saudi-Qatar Crisis?

Qatar and container lines have launched new shipping services via Oman in an effort to sidestep a port ban in neighbouring countries and secure a food lifeline after other Gulf states severed ties with Doha last week. However, after diplomatic relations were broken off on June 5, the three member States of the Gulf Cooperation Council ( GCC ) made a decision to close their air, maritime and land borders, in addition to cancelling flights among their countries and expelling Qatari residents.

Author: 0 Grenfell Tower charity single tops chart two days after release

It was released one week after the fire in west London on Wednesday and had the biggest sales of any single this decade on its first day, selling 120,000 copies, the Official Charts Company said in a statement. Tomlinson's One Direction bandmate Liam Payne's Strip That Down, and French Montana's Unforgettable round out the new top five, while Royal Blood rocketed to the top of the United Kingdom album chart with their new release How Did We Get So Dark? All proceeds from downloads will ...

World List of demands on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, other Arab nations
Author: 0 List of demands on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, other Arab nations

Revoke Qatari citizenship for existing nationals where such citizenship violates those countries' laws. Al Jazeera said any call to close down the network were an attempt to silence freedom of expression in the region. "Qatar will realize that this is a new state of affairs and that the isolation can last for years", said the Emperor of Foreign Affairs Minister Anwar Gargash to journalists in Paris.

World Will inform when I decide: Rajinikanth on political entry
Author: 0 Will inform when I decide: Rajinikanth on political entry

The actor further said: "If the situation arises that I enter politics, I will call all of you and inform you about it", he said, leaving for Mumbai for a five-day shooting schedule of his upcoming film Kaala . The state of Tamil Nadu is in dire need for a leader whom they can trust upon. The 66-year-old South superstar also said that he would meet his fans in October.

World Toll in Colombia mine explosion rises to 13
Author: 0 Toll in Colombia mine explosion rises to 13

On Saturday, four men and four women were arrested after authorities served several search warrants in Bogota and the nearby town of El Espinal. He said the investigation is ongoing. A peace accord signed previous year with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the country's biggest guerrilla group, further raised hopes bomb attacks might be a thing of the past.

World Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated
Author: 0 Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated

But Iranian state-run media said the missile strikes carried a greater message to Iran's perceived enemies - Israel , Saudi Arabia and the U.S. Iran's missile strike at ISIS Sunday in retaliation for the attacks in Tehran was a flop, the Times of Israel reports .

Author: 0 Demands of Saudi an attack to Qatar's sovereignty: Erdogan

We believe our allies and partners are stronger when they are working together towards one goal, which we all agree is stopping terrorism and countering extremism. Kuwait is helping mediate the dispute. Staff members of Al Jazeera International work at the news studio in Doha, Qatar. "If Qatar follows the path of wisdom.

World Student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio
Author: 0 Student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio

The president of an American university where a student attended before being imprisoned by North Korea says the school is "deeply concerned and saddened" to learn that he is in a coma . Warmbier hails from Cincinnati, and Ohio's two senators both welcomed his release , while condemning his captors. It is the first time that the USA administration has confirmed the dispatch of a ranking official to North Korea since President Donald Trump took office in January.

World Number of Presumed Dead in London Fire Rises to 79
Author: 0 Number of Presumed Dead in London Fire Rises to 79

However, five people who were originally reported as missing have since been found safe and well where as 17 people are still being treated in London hospitals, of whom nine remained in critical care, reports CNN. Activists had been complaining about fire safety at the tower for several years, with fears intensifying after a renovation completed last year that included new exterior cladding.

World Exit polls show big win for Macron's party in legislative election
Author: 0 Exit polls show big win for Macron's party in legislative election

If no candidate manages to achieve that target, then all candidates who won at least 12.5% of registered voters go to the second round, where the victor will advance to Parliament. According to the Ipsos/Sopra Steria projection, the conservative Republicans and their allies will get between 70 and 110 MP seats after the second round.

World Annual Lord Jagannath Yatra to begin tomorrow
Author: 0 Annual Lord Jagannath Yatra to begin tomorrow

The nine-day festival, also known in many other names such as Ghosha Yatra , Srigundicha Yatra and Rath Yatra, was aired live by dozens of television channels, including national televisions, reaching out millions of devotees around the world.

World Russia claims it has killed IS leader al-Baghdadi
Author: 0 Russia claims it has killed IS leader al-Baghdadi

There had been previous reports of Baghdadi being killed but they did not turn out to be true. The Russians claim he was killed in an airstrike that hit on the outskirts of Raqqa , a city that is being used as the terror groups capitol.

Author: 0 India, Portugal launch startup hub in first Indian PM visit

PM Modi articulated exactly why that is. India's economy is one of the largest and fastest growing economies in the world. He has said his one-day visit to the country will further strengthen relations between India and Portugal. As an example, he pointed out opportunities in developing hotels in the public-private partnership model at 500 railway stations. On Friday, Jaishankar met US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and both sides focused on areas of convergence.

World China aims to improve ties between Afghanistan, Pakistan
Author: 0 China aims to improve ties between Afghanistan, Pakistan

Following his talks with Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani and National Security Adviser Haneef Atmar in kabul , Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has had similar discussions with senior Pakistan government officials in Islamabad .