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Global News Professor Loses Job for Saying Otto Warmbier Got 'What He Deserved'
Author: 0 Professor Loses Job for Saying Otto Warmbier Got 'What He Deserved'

North Korea said on Friday the death of USA university student Otto Warmbier soon after his return home was a mystery and dismissed accusations that he had died because of torture and beating during his captivity as "groundless". She is known for her scholarship on breast-feeding in different cultures. In a statement on Twitter , the university's administration disavowed her opinions, calling them "particularly distressing and inconsistent with our values".

Author: 0 Ron Johnson on GOP health care bill: 'Not a 'yes' yet'

Thursday, Senate Republicans revealed their approach to repealing and replacing the Obama administration's signature health care initiative, the Affordable Care Act . The Koch network holds similar opinions regarding the Senate bill. It would phase out subsidies to help lower income people buy insurance, curb taxes on the wealthy and cut hundreds of billions of dollars in funding over the next several years for the government's health care program for the poor and disabled.

Global News Mom Left Toddlers in Hot Car to Teach a 'Lesson'
Author: 0 Mom Left Toddlers in Hot Car to Teach a 'Lesson'

It is programmed to begin blowing if the vehicle reaches a certain temperature. According to investigators, when the two children refused to get out of the vehicle, Randolph made a decision to teach them a "lesson" by closing the door and leaving them alone in the auto.

Author: 0 White House: Assad may be preparing for chemical attack

Your browser doesn't recognise available video formats. Within a week of the April airstrike, Spicer told reporters that the White House was " open [to] the possibility of future " strikes on Syria , if " we see this kind of action again ".

Global News Tweed shooting victim known as 'the enforcer'
Author: 0 Tweed shooting victim known as 'the enforcer'

Mr Hall was found outside The Tweed Hospital around 4.30pm on Saturday, June 24 with a gunshot wound to the stomach and died shortly after. It is understood the person who shot him thought they were going to be shot themselves. The Queensland government says police have adequate resources to combat bikie violence on the Gold Coast following recent incidents. The source said one of the men reached into a auto and shot Hall in cold blood as he and his girlfriend were about to drive off.

Global News NDP confidence motion looks to topple BC's minority Liberal gov't
Author: 0 NDP confidence motion looks to topple BC's minority Liberal gov't

Earlier, NDP Leader John Horgan walked into the legislature with a formal non-confidence motion created to topple the government. The NDP and Greens voted down the bill by a vote of 44 to 42. "... Our Caucus will not debate legislation until the confidence of the house has been tested". Clark left the legislature quickly after question period and was unavailable to reporters.

Global News Insight: Single women denied entry to Hyderabad hotel; even hotels turning 'sanskari'?
Author: 0 Insight: Single women denied entry to Hyderabad hotel; even hotels turning 'sanskari'?

However, she was not made aware of this at the time of her booking, by hotel aggregator Goibibo through whom she made her booking, and she also tweeted them to ask why it was approved when the hotel was so rigid about its policies. She also notes that, as the government has failed to provide safety in the country, the patriarchal society thinks a woman always need a bodyguard to protect her.

Author: 0 When it comes to Trump's 'urgent' travel ban, there's no hurry

When the Trump administration rolled out the President's first executive order in January, bedlam ensued nearly immediately as foreigners from seven predominately Muslim countries tried to enter the United States , only to be turned away at the border or separated from loved ones overseas.

Author: 0 Key senator threatens arms sales to Persian Gulf countries over Qatar dispute

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have meanwhile kept up their barrage of accusations and look set to maintain the blockade indefinitely, even hinting at unspecified further measures. That means it could affect huge chunks of President Donald Trump's planned $110 billion deal with Saudi Arabia, as well as other sales to the UAE, Qatar , Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain that the president has said he would welcome due to their potential benefit to the US economy.

Global News Pakistan raises death toll to 157 from fuel truck fire
Author: 0 Pakistan raises death toll to 157 from fuel truck fire

Prime Minister Sharif visited the injured in Bahawalpur's Victoria Hospital on Sunday after flying home from a trip to London, his office said. Ten injured of the Bahawalpur oil tanker incident will be airlifted to Faisalabad airport through a C-130 aircraft, from where they will be shifted to the burns centre in Allied Hospital Faisalabad, says Deputy Commissioner Salman Ghani.

Author: 0 Trump and Modi set for first high stakes meeting

Later, as he and Modi joined for talks with senior officials, Trump said the two leaders were making great progress. "In several parameters, the country is moving at a rapid pace", Modi said. Rick Rossow, an India expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, said the frictions in U.S. Bhala, a regular columnist for Bloomberg India, has written extensively on global trade law and related topics between India and the USA, as well as trade throughout the world.

Global News UK's May makes deal she needs to govern, but critics abound
Author: 0 UK's May makes deal she needs to govern, but critics abound

The deal also included a military covenant that will focus on the treatment of military veterans there, reported the BBC News . There is also going to be a triple lock guarantee of at least a 2.5 per cent rise in the state pension each year, and winter fuel payments will be maintained throughout the UK.

Global News Bernie, Jane Sanders Being Investigated For Bank Fraud
Author: 0 Bernie, Jane Sanders Being Investigated For Bank Fraud

According to CBS News , the couple lawyered up for an investigation stemming from a January 2016 complaint regarding Jane Sanders's time as Burlington College president. Toensing noted that the investigation began during President Barack Obama's administration under a Democratic attorney general and US attorney for Vermont.

Author: 0 Chinese troops transgress Sikkim sector, damage bunkers

Ties between China and India have always been frosty as a result of long-term territorial disputes, as well as Beijing's support of Pakistan, and Indian leaders declined to attend China's "Belt and Road" summit aimed at boosting regional economic and political ties last month.

Author: 0 Opposition up in arms against Centre over Presidential nominee Kovind

You ( Shiv Sena ) are very much a part of the NDA and must support the NDA nominee and trust the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modiji", Shah reportedly told Uddhav according to a Sena source. "I had put forth Mohan Bhagwat's name who could help in building Hindu Rashtra". Shiv Sena is the third largest component in the vote shares, next to Telugu Desham, with a contribution of 2.34 percent.

Author: 0 Brisbane Broncos coach Wayne Bennett sprays Blues for Origin collapse

Queensland probably had the best of the early exchanges, and the pressure paid in the 10th minute. "We've won nothing. We've achieved nothing", Daley said. With a bit of luck, the NSW Blues could win the team's first series since 2014, and second since 2005, if things go to plan at ANZ Stadium. "I haven't sat down with him and maybe after this game or game three we'll have a chat, but he hasn't said anything [about his future yet]".

Global News 'Pharma Bro' Refuses To Keep Quiet Before Fraud Trial
Author: 0 'Pharma Bro' Refuses To Keep Quiet Before Fraud Trial

Part of the drama that surrounds the case is that Shkreli has taken on an internet persona that leads some to call him the "most hated" person on the internet. In May, he harassed a journalist from Teen Vogue on Twitter until he was banned from the social media platform. As he arrived at the courthouse, Shkreli was followed by dozens of photographers and cameramen.

Global News Tech CEOs meet with Trump on government overhaul
Author: 0 Tech CEOs meet with Trump on government overhaul

Kushner says the CEOS are working on some of the country's biggest challenges. He gave the example of the Pentagon still using floppy disks in legacy systems. Kushner directs the Office of American Innovation . Kushner is now under scrutiny as part of the investigation into whether Trump officials colluded with Russian Federation to sway the outcome of the presidential election.

Global News N Ireland party signs deals to support UK Conservative gov't
Author: 0 N Ireland party signs deals to support UK Conservative gov't

The agreement was signed inside Downing Street by Tory chief whip Gavin Williamson and the DUP's Sir Jeffrey Donaldson while the party leaders watched on. After May lost her majority, she sought the support of the DUP's 10 MP's and have now come to an agreement. Her Brexit strategy is under scrutiny and her future as prime minister is the subject of public debate.

Global News Philadelphia 76ers: 5 reasons Markelle Fultz was the right pick
Author: 0 Philadelphia 76ers: 5 reasons Markelle Fultz was the right pick

His all around scoring ability has been compared to Houston Rockets franchise guard James Harden . "I just want to say this is truly an honor to come here". It's an attractive group. "But they are good basketball players and they are coming together at the right time, and we're going to try and make the right decisions to finish this project".

Author: 0 Hosting Kushner, Netanyahu Extols Common Goals of Prosperity, Security and Peace

The United States officials and Palestinian leadership underscored that forging peace will take time and stressed the importance of doing everything possible to create an environment conducive to peacemaking. Kushner met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for about 3 ½ hours in Jerusalem before heading to the West Bank city of Ramallah for a late-night meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

Author: 0 Five GOP senators now oppose health bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is reportedly pressing for a vote on the bill as early as next week, according to CNN . Nonetheless, Heller's announcement underscores the scant margin of error Republican leaders must deal with. "It's going to be very hard to get me to a yes", he said, noting that conservative Republican senators would likely be reluctant to add spending back to the measure.

Global News No evidence of Islamic State link to Jerusalem attack -Israeli police
Author: 0 No evidence of Islamic State link to Jerusalem attack -Israeli police

This headline left out the fact that the three terrorists were killed, only after they they attempted to assault Israeli policemen and killed a young Staff Sgt. The month of Ramadan is seen as a particularly tense period in the West Bank and Israel. A shopkeeper said this would normally be one of the busiest nights of the year.

Global News North Korea claims American college student released from detainment for
Author: 0 North Korea claims American college student released from detainment for "humanitarian reasons"

The doctors said they did not find any evidence of botulism and that Warmbier has been in a state of "unresponsive wakefulness"- unable to understand his surroundings or move. A hospital spokeswoman didn't provide an update on his condition. Warmbier's father, Fred, held a press conference on the issue on Thursday. He was last seen publicly that March, when he was sentenced for subversion to 15 years in prison with hard labor.

Global News Deceased Suspect In Shooting Of GOP Congressman ID'd, Was Sanders Campaign Volunteer
Author: 0 Deceased Suspect In Shooting Of GOP Congressman ID'd, Was Sanders Campaign Volunteer

Charles Orear, 50, a restaurant manager from St. Louis, said in an interview Wednesday that he became friendly with Hodgkinson during their work together in Iowa on Sanders's campaign. Scalise's office said earlier Wednesday that he was in stable condition following the shooting , although MedStar Washington Hospital Center said Wednesday afternoon that Scalise remained in critical condition.

Author: 0 FBI captures polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs

The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS) is a breakaway sect of the Mormon church. He and 10 other members of his group are accused of converting millions of dollars from the federal assistance program into cash.

Global News More than 20 dead from forest fires in central Portugal
Author: 0 More than 20 dead from forest fires in central Portugal

Dry thunderstorms were thought to have been the cause of the fatal blaze, according to the prime minister. Nearly 24 hours after Saturday night's deaths, the blaze was still raging across the forested hills of central Portugal . In this image made available by the Spanish Airforce on Sunday June 18, 2017 , a Spanish firefighting plane flies over the fires in Pedrogao Grande , Portugal .

Author: 0 Qatar must agree to these 13 demands to end the Gulf crisis

The demands include cutting back Qatar's diplomatic ties to Iran. Acting as a mediator, Kuwait has presented Qatar a long-awaited list of demands from Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , the United Arab Emirates and Egypt - four Arab nations that cut ties with Qatar in early June.

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia says it does not need Turkish mly base

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain , Egypt and other countries have cut ties with Qatar over accusations the emirate supports extremism. Yousuf Mohamed al-Jaida, chief executive of the Qatar Financial Centre, said the majority of the contracts at risk - some $1.5 billion (1.3 billion euros) - were in the area of construction.

Global News Bipartisan Love is On Deck for Congressional Baseball Game
Author: 0 Bipartisan Love is On Deck for Congressional Baseball Game

The baseball game will begin at 7:05 p.m. on Thursday. Calling himself a democratic socialist on his Facebook page, Hodgkinson had bashed Republicans for their health care and pro-rich policies. In all, 24,959 people attended the game, a record showing. He's a patriot, and he's a true fighter. Trump added, "We pray for all of the victims of this bad crime who are still recovering, including Zachary Barth and Matt Mika, both of whom are respected and cherished by so many".

Author: 0 Tight finish seen in Atlanta congressional race, Trump weighs in

Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff is interviewed by news organizations as he campaigns for Georgia's 6th Congressional District special election in Chamblee. Pelosi and the seniority system that congressional Democrats are wedded to are hampering any effort to shake up their party in the Age of Trump. "Whether she's a leader or not is up for the (Democratic) caucus to decide", Moulton said .

Global News Nestle stock surges amid reports US hedge fund takes stake
Author: 0 Nestle stock surges amid reports US hedge fund takes stake

Nestle said earlier this month that it may sell its $900 million-a-year USA confectionery business in the Swiss food group's latest effort to improve the health profile of its sprawling portfolio. The KitKat maker reported a trading operating margin of 15.3% in 2016 and Third Point's suggestion represents margin improvement of up to 400 basis points, ahead of the company's own target for 200 bps in structural cost savings by 2020, some of which the company plans to reinvest to fuel organic ...

Author: 0 Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court

The nine justices left the Supreme Court bench on Monday morning. A second Trump appointment of a justice along the ideological lines of Neil Gorsuch would put the balance of the court at five conservative justices to four liberal justices.

Author: 0 Cong slams Sushma Swaraj for attacking prez nominee Meira Kumar

In the 2013 speech, Ms Swaraj attacked the then UPA government over alleged financial scams and called it the most cor-rupt government since Independence. A section of the opposition was keen on Ms Swaraj being the government's candidate for Presidential elections, though the minister had nixed the idea.

Author: 0 'No excuse' for N.Korea's treatment of United States student: father

Pyongyang still has three other Americans in custody, and Fred Warmbier called on North Korea on Thursday to release them, so no other family would have to suffer as his has over the past year. Warmbier , a University of Virginia student, was detained on January 2, 2016, at Pyongyang International Airport, while visiting the country as a tourist with Young Pioneer Tours.

Global News Australian military suspends air operations over Syria
Author: 0 Australian military suspends air operations over Syria

Syrian government and allied troop. Russian Federation announced on Monday it was suspending the hotline, but the US said it was still functioning as of Monday morning. special forces and U.S. -backed militia around Tanf, which lies along the Syria-Jordan-Iraq triple border region. The Syrian army said its warplane was on a mission against IS when it came under fire, according to state television.

Global News Kvitova reaches first final since attack
Author: 0 Kvitova reaches first final since attack

Yet the second set took a turn towards the Czech when Kvitova broke in the second game after some errors from Barty , which until that point had been largely absent from the Australian's game. It took a second-set tiebreak and one hour 43 minutes for Kvitova to secure the win which sets up a semi-final clash with compatriot Lucie Safarova .

Author: 0 Warner Bros. Working On Sequel To The Accountant

He does this all with the help of a mute girl who speaks to him through the voice of a computer and handles all his business affairs and helps him when he's in a tight spot. Ben Affleck will next be seen reprising the role of Batman for November's DC ensemble Justice League . Affleck, original screenwriter Bill Dubuque , and director Gavin O'Connor are all in talks to return for the new film.

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