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Global News China tour agency says won't take more United States tourists to NKorea
Author: 0 China tour agency says won't take more United States tourists to NKorea

Otto Warmbier , 22, was serving 15 years hard labour, accused of attempting to steal a propaganda sign from a hotel. He was leaving North Korea on January 2, 2016, when he was detained at the airport. It remains unclear what caused the University of Virginia student's severe health problems when he was in North Korea. Warmbier had planned to study in China in his third year of college and heard about Chinese travel companies offering trips to North Korea.

Author: 0 Brexit talks to start next week

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. "I hope that we can reach a conclusion sooner than later", Foster said. Other EU governments will be happy to let Britain keep trade open as it would limit the hit to their own economies, officials told Reuters , though they are not ready to ease conditions that May would struggle to sell to her party's Brexit hardliners.

Global News Several injured after vehicle rams people leaving London mosque
Author: 0 Several injured after vehicle rams people leaving London mosque

It seems the list is never-ending at the moment and I can not recall a time in my life when London had to deal with so many casualties in one month. "Over the past weeks and months, Muslims have endured many incidents of Islamophobia , and this is the most violent manifestation to date", Harun Khan, secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain, said in a statement.

Global News Madhya Pradesh farmers' protest: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends peace fast
Author: 0 Madhya Pradesh farmers' protest: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends peace fast

The unity show came in the wake of reports that bickering in the ruling party had exacerbated the situation during farmer unrest. Earlier, the chief minister, clad in a kurta-pyjama and a Nehru jacket, with wife Sadhana on his side, commenced his indefinite fast around 11 am at a "pandal" erected in the BHEL Dusshera Maidan after former chief minister Kailash Joshi put a "tilak" on his forehead.

Author: 0 RAAF suspends air operations over Syria after Russian threat to coalition forces

The incident comes two days after an American F/A-18 warplane allegedly shot down a Syrian fighter Su-22 near the Syrian city of Taqba in the southern Raqqa area. A USA warplane shot down an armed Iranian drone over Syrian territory on Tuesday. Col John Thomas, a spokesman for US Central Command, said there were no US forces in the immediate vicinity but that the SDF was under threat for more than two hours.

Global News Wife Of Alexandria Gunman: 'I Can't Believe He Did This'
Author: 0 Wife Of Alexandria Gunman: 'I Can't Believe He Did This'

Investigators have not determined the goal of the list and they are still trying to determine its meaning. Her husband opened fire on the baseball practice session in Alexandria, Virginia, early on Wednesday morning. James Hodgkinson , 66, from Belleville, Illinois was identified as the shooter. The popular annual face-off, which raises money for charity, is scheduled to go forward as planned Thursday evening at Nationals Park in Washington .

Author: 0 Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US shoots down Syrian army jet

USA support of anti-Islamic State militias such as the ones in At Tanf and the Syrian Democratic Forces has increasingly put it into direct conflict with Syria and its allies Russia , Iran, and Shiite militias. In another development, the U.S. military announced officially that coalition forces had killed the top cleric of so-called Islamic State (IS), Turki al-Binali, in an air strike in Syria last month.

Author: 0 Castile protesters march in Minnesota city where acquitted officer worked

The jury of 12 deliberated on this one question: Did the officer have reason to fear that Castile was reaching for a gun that he had acknowledged having with him when he was pulled over by the officer? His girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , testified that on the day of the shooting , he had gone to work, went to get his hair dreaded for his upcoming birthday, then picked her up to go grocery shopping.

Global News Georgia special election: Democrat Jon Ossoff vs
Author: 0 Georgia special election: Democrat Jon Ossoff vs

Democrats need to flip 24 Republican-held seats to reclaim a House majority; winning a conservative district like this one would embolden the party and serve notice to Republicans that a Democratic takeover is possible. Trump barely won in the same district, topping his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton by one percentage point. This is the most expensive congressional race in USA history and with just hours left until the election, Ossoff and Handel are working around the clock to appeal ...

Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy threatens Gulf Coast; Bret in Caribbean

A tropical storm warning was in effect for parts of the Venezuela coast. Places like Pensacola could get ten to fifteen inches of rain and tornadoes associated with the tropical system. In the past, even if the hurricane center thought a system had a high chance of developing, it couldn't issue watches and warnings. Rainfall will be the primary concern with this tropical system, but there are other risks, as well.

Author: 0 Family: Freed student who died has 'completed his journey'

There had not been any previous detainment in North Korea that has ended with such tragic finality and we have been struggling to process the result. "It's worth a forceful response". "Yes, this had happened while Mr Warmbier was in the detention of North Korean authorities", Moon told CBS television's "This Morning". "You've got to capitalize on this, and influence their internal debates to get them to recognize and acknowledge what happened".

Author: 0 Russian Federation football fan leader barred from Confederations Cup

On Sunday, Portugal and Mexico face off from Group A while Chile and Cameroon are playing each other from Group B. New Zealand is now without a win in four trips to the Confederations Cup, and next plays Mexico on Wednesday in Sochi. After New Zealand lost possession in a risky area, Poloz's neat touch released Glushakov, who clipped his finish over Marinovic and off the post before Boxall bundled the ball into his own net as he and Smith frantically tried to clear.

Author: 0 3rd International Yoga Day: Indian High Commission organises Yoga camp in London

Several dignitaries, politicians and bureaucrats will also gather at the ground. Interestingly, PM Modi reached Lucknow on Tuesday afternoon. This year the third global yoga day will be celebrated. The day would be celebrated on Wednesday across India and overseas. The Indian missions overseas observe the day in a massive way through day-long programmes.

Author: 0 GOP preparing for Senate health care vote, amid differences

For the Senate , Spicer said that McConnell would "determine the Senate schedule that he sees fit". Senators are writing their own version after their colleagues in the House of Representatives passed Obamacare repeal legislation six weeks ago.

Global News New Zealand leader faces questions over alleged secret tapes
Author: 0 New Zealand leader faces questions over alleged secret tapes

Barclay says he did nothing wrong and hasn't faced political sanctions. He said it wasn't clear why Mr English had continued to "effectively be part of the cover-up". "I wanted the opportunity to make my contribution too", Barclay said. "I have been privileged to serve the people of Clutha-Southland's interests and have thrown my heart and soul into working for them".

Author: 0 Donald Trump is under pressure and it doesn't look good

In particular, Gingrich believes it was a mistake for Trump to respond in a tweet to The Washington Post report last week that cited unnamed sources and said Special Counsel Robert Mueller was investigating the president for possible obstruction of justice in firing FBI Director James Comey .

Author: 0 Public funeral planned for US student freed from North Korea

Spicer said the USA is continuing to work with China to apply pressure on North Korea and said the United States has seen "positive movement" with China. Warmbier's doctors say he had severe brain damage but they don't know what caused it. "I think we should strongly consider it", Corker said. He said he spoke with Warmbier's parents, adding it's "incredible what they've gone through" and that the student "should have been brought home a long time ago".

Author: 0 White House denies Trump wants Mueller out

The White House on Monday night said that Ruddy did not speak for Trump but did not deny that Trump was weighing whether to let Mueller go. Rosenstein said there was no detailed document under questioning from Sen. Lawmakers also asked Rosenstein whether it was appropriate for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to be involved in the firing of James Comey as FBI director given Sessions' recusal from any investigation into Trump's campaign.

Global News United States shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria
Author: 0 United States shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria

When a Syrian regime jet threatened these forces, the USA said it shot down the plane in "collective self-defense". Australia's decision came after a U.S. No reason for the suspension was given, but The Australian newspaper said it was implemented as a precaution after the jet's downing. The Syrian army on the other hand said their jet was taken down while flying to attack Daesh militants.

Author: 0 Explosive noises heard at Brussels train station

The Islamic State group claimed the attacks , which were carried out by the same Brussels-based cell behind the November 2016 Paris attacks that killed 130 people. Local political leader Mischael Modrikamen said after the attempted attack: "Thank you to our soldiers and policemen for their vigilance". According to The Telegraph, a spokesperson for the Brussels police released the following statement on the situation, saying that a person was "neutralised" by soldiers at the scene.

Global News UK police: Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges
Author: 0 UK police: Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges

The van driver, a 46 year old man, was reportedly grabbed by several civilians before the police could reach the scene. "The attack unfolded whilst a man was receiving first aid from the public at the scene", Basu said. "This was quite clearly an attack on Muslims who looked like they were probably Muslims and they were coming from a prayer meeting", said the Met police commissioner, Cressida Dick.

Global News Britain, EU to discuss Brexit issues in July, September and October
Author: 0 Britain, EU to discuss Brexit issues in July, September and October

The election of the fervently europhile Macron, and his party's sweep of the French parliament on Sunday, has revived optimism in Brussels . Monday's negotiations are to open at 11:00am in Brussels (0900 GMT) with 90 minutes of talks between Barnier and Davis, followed by a working lunch between the pair and a press conference.

Author: 0 After Warmbier's death, US weighs travel ban on North Korea

The University of Virginia student was accused of trying to take a propaganda poster while touring North Korea . His family says it was told he had been in a coma since soon after his sentencing. Trump said Tuesday that this strategy is not working out the way he intended. Asked how the Warmbier case would affect Moon's efforts to engage North Korea as he has said he wants to, the president added: "I believe we must now have the perception that North Korea is an irrational regime".

Global News US State Department questions Gulf motives on Qatar boycott
Author: 0 US State Department questions Gulf motives on Qatar boycott

He said Qatar Airways had plenty of growth opportunities elsewhere, citing new routes opening this month to Dublin, Skopje and Sarajevo as examples. "Any expression of sympathy with the government of Qatar or opposition to the measures taken by the government of Bahrain, whether through social media, Twitter, or any other form of communication, is a criminal offense punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine", the Interior Ministry's statement said on June 8.

Global News Trump shadows over Georgia's 6th district run-off
Author: 0 Trump shadows over Georgia's 6th district run-off

Ossoff and Handel faced off Tuesday in what has become the most expensive House race in history, with the candidates, their parties and super PACs pouring more than $50 million combined into the effort to win a single House seat in the northern Atlanta suburbs.

Author: 0 US coroner investigating death of student freed from North Korea

President Donald Trump criticized North Korea for Warmbier's death. Doctors with the University of Cincinnati Health system said last week that they found no evidence that Warmbier had suffered from botulism, but that his condition appeared to stem from a cardiopulmonary arrest.

Author: 0 Britain, EU kick off Brexit negotiations

He said once there was sufficient progress on those, the talks would start looking at the EU's new relationship with Britain. "There is a long way to go, but we are off to a promising start". "The other problem in parallel with that is that without creating a new hard border, at the same time we have to come up with solutions - especially for goods and services - but in a way that is compliant with the normal rules and integrity of the internal market", he said.

Global News 'Trooping the colour' in London for queen's official birthday
Author: 0 'Trooping the colour' in London for queen's official birthday

She also celebrates every year in June, this year on June 17, on her "official" birthday, known as The Queen's Birthday Parade . The attempt to quell the growing anger over her response to the fire comes as May is under unprecedented pressure following her party's loss of its parliamentary majority last week in the country's general election.

Global News Pakistan stun holders India to lift Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Pakistan stun holders India to lift Champions Trophy

After man of the match Fakhar finished on 114, Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Amir ripped the heart out of the India batting line-up with the wickets of Rohit Sharma , Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli . Paying credit where it was due, the skipper appreciated his young teammates' efforts in the tournament: "The credit goes to my boys; they're learning very well and they work hard".

Global News America's widening role in Syria's civil war
Author: 0 America's widening role in Syria's civil war

Stressing that the United States is at the head of all the terrorist mischiefs made in the region, Boroujerdi said the recent missile operation by Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps was a message for the US. Activists and IS supporters reported his death at the time, but the military is only confirming it now. The United States insisted Monday it wants no broader role in Syria's civil war, and seeks only to destroy the Islamic State group, but the weekend incident shows the limits ...

Global News UK's Hammond calls for smooth Brexit to avoid cliff edge
Author: 0 UK's Hammond calls for smooth Brexit to avoid cliff edge

Chancellor Philip Hammond has said he wants to achieve a "comprehensive agreement" for trade in goods and services with the European Union after Brexit in order to protect financial services. Mr Hammond then said: "We'll nearly certainly need an implementation period, outside the Customs Union itself, but with current customs border arrangements remaining in place, until new long-term arrangements are up and running".

Author: 0 Trump admits he's being investigated but, shoots his team's narrative?

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee is calling on Congress to "unite to stop" President Donald Trump if he tries to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein or Special Counsel Robert Mueller . Mr Rosenstein has previously said that "if anything that I did winds up being relevant to his investigation then, as Director Mueller and I discussed, if there's a need from me to recuse, I will".

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case July 31 - court

What I have been told is that he is using the same corporate structure that he used in the United Kingdom and there were no problems there. Unhappy Ronaldo has left his future at the Spanish giants in doubt after angrily announcing last week that his "conscience is clear".

Global News Trump announces he's being investigated
Author: 0 Trump announces he's being investigated

Trump said he was being investigated by the man who, in the first place, told him to fire James Comey . "Witch Hunt", the president wrote. Aside for Mueller , Feinstein also noted how Trump previously received a memo from Rosenstein , containing the Deputy Attorney General's recommendation ahead of the Comey firing.

Author: 0 Doctors: Ex-North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier has severe brain injury

Otto Warmbier was a 21-year-old University of Virginia economics major with a bright future when he signed on for a short tourist trip to North Korea in December 2015. In the spring of 2016, Warmbier signed up for a trip to North Korea with the Young Pioneer Tours travel group, a company that takes participants to places they wouldn't normally go.