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Lee Hsien Yang says he chose to leave Singapore amid the "fear of the use of the organs of state against us and Hsien Yang's wife, Suet Fern", according to the statement. "We feel extremely sad that we are pushed to this position", Dr Lee and Lee Hsien Yang said in a joint statement posted on their Facebook accounts at 2.20am today , where they expressed fears that the "organs of state" might be used against them and the wife of the younger Lee's wife, Lim Suet Fern.
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    Schumer says the plan could also create new obstacles in terms of national security. The New York Democrat and Senate minority leader said Sunday that the plan Trump announced on June 5 would give airlines too much control over costs. Schumer said the airline industry cannot be trusted to protect concumers, and that the change could lead to airline fare increases. Stay on topic - This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand.
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    An airplane carrying Otto Warmbier , who's from OH, arrived in Cincinnati shortly before 10:20 p.m. Two ambulances were parked near an airport hangar. Warmbier had died as a result of the beatings. In this January 8, 2014 photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, talks with former NBA player Dennis Rodman , right, as they watch an exhibition basketball game at an indoor stadium in Pyongyang.
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    Se trata del mediocampista Mile Jedinak que no podrá dispitar el torneo tras salir con dolencias del partido ante Arabia Saudita por las eliminatorias rumbo a Rusia 2018. "Alex lo ha hecho bien por nosotros cuando lo llamamos antes y se unirá al grupo cuando arrivemos a Rusia", completó el DT australiano, que debe preparar para el martes 13 un amistoso ante Brasil.
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    Yun and two doctors visited Warmbier that morning, marking the first time the USA was able to confirm his status since he was sentenced in March 2016 . He was about to board a flight home when he was detained. As for his current visit, Rodman said he is, "just trying to open a door" on a mission that he thinks his former " Celebrity Apprentice" boss would support.
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    Now have a look at past performance (weekly performance to year to date performance) how Berkshire Hathaway Inc. BRK-B reported a change of 2.23% over the last week and performed 3.84% over the last month while its year to date (YTD) performance revealed an activity trend of 4.31%.
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    Wyden then asked about whether signing the letter for Comey's firing violated his recusal from the Russian Federation investigation. A smile spread across Sessions's face as he asked chuckling, "Well, what is the question?" When King asked Sessions for the legal basis for refusing to answer the committee's questions, the attorney general said it would be premature to deny the president a choice regarding executive privilege .
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    The Twins , however, did not buck history. The Twins were considering McKay, but at the last minute, they went with high school shortstop Royce Lewis . Teams scouted him both on mound and as shortstop. I worked closely with the baseball team and saw many guys get picked up in the draft, including a guy who was taken fourth overall.
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    Defeat hordes of enemies in a variety of areas, some of which are inspired by well known Fire Emblem locations such as Hoshio Castle. Nintendo said that they will be announcing more characters that will be playable in the game, and made a note to say that the cast won't be limited to just sword users.
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    Planned Parenthood chief Cecile Richards took to Twitter last week to boast about the number of people her organization provides "health care" to each day. Louis Board of Aldermen. Fisher says the statute regulates professional conduct. Planned Parenthood of IN and Kentucky is seeking an injunction blocking portions of the law that would make it tougher for girls under age 18 to get an abortion without their parents' knowledge.
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    For over a year, Warmbier was deprived of his most basic of human rights as the poor student was innocently caught in the cross-hairs of North Korea's continued acts of provocation against the United States. Yun arrived on Monday, visited Warmbier with two doctors and demanded his release, the official said. In the past, North Korea has held out until senior USA officials or statesmen came to personally bail out detainees, all the way up to former President Bill Clinton, whose visit in 2009 ...
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    But he made no mention of USA president Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris global climate change agreement, a move that infuriated allies far and wide. In a sign of the US commitment to the region, Mattis said that soon about 60 per cent of overseas tactical aviation assets would be assigned to the region and he would work with the US Congress on an Asia-Pacific stability initiative.
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    He told BBC Radio 4's World at One programme: "The last thing anybody wishes to see is one or other of the communities so aggrieved that the hardmen, who are still there lurking in the corners of the communities, decide that they wish to return to some form of violence".
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    Following the disappointing results for the Conservative Party and the promising results for Labour in the June 8 general elections , many Britons are calling on May to resign and give way to the Labour Party to form a new government .
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    En un mitin realizado en Texcoco , municipio que ella gobernó de 2013 a 2015, Gómez Álvarez expresó ante 10 mil simpatizantes que "hay molestia, tristeza y decepción de todos nosotros ante el desempeño de las instituciones". Tan sólo con esto, señaló, debería bastar para anular la elección. Indicó que todas las irregularidades será exhibidas antes las instancias correspondientes .
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    As promised, two VR games are bound to arrive this year namely "Doom VFR" and "Fallout 4 VR ". It appears to be a complete version of Fallout 4 just with the addition of virtual reality. However, Sony recently came out and said they have sold over a million PlayStation VR consoles, which is above their estimates. Unfortunately, rather than an Elder Scrolls VI announcement , Skyrim was once again shown for the Nintendo Switch .
  • Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden Has Heated Exchange With US Attorney General

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    According to Comey's testimony , he spoke with Sessions shortly after this meeting and "took the opportunity to implore the attorney general to prevent any future direct communication between the president and me". He also asked why Sessions recused himself from oversight of the FBI's Russian Federation probe and wanted to know what role it played in Comey's dismissal.
  • American student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio

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    As per Otto Warmbier parents, he has been in coma since shortly after his trial in March 2016 . April 29, 2016 North Korea has detained USA citizen, Tony Kim, who also goes by his Korean name Kim Sang-duk, officials said Sunday, April 23, 2017, bringing to three the number of Americans now being held there.
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    Trump invited more than a dozen GOP senators involved in the effort to draft an Obamacare replacement bill to the White House to discuss the status of health care reform and the timetable for a vote in the upper chamber. Movement on the generic ballot has also correlated with the share of voters who said health care is their top issue when thinking about their vote.
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    After announcing they were entering the home, the unidentified officer was shot as they entered. News 3's Kim Cung spoke with fire officials and they said the two occupants of the other vehicle involved in the crash are in serious but not life threatening condition.
  • Highlights from testimony of Attorney General Jeff Sessions

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    Five days after questions were raised by former FBI Director James Comey , the Attorney General defended his decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation, denied that he had been involved in any wrongdoing, and pushed back against his former Democratic colleagues in the Senate.
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    Police earlier had arrested 21-year-old Ishemer Ramsey after tipsters told them he was cleaning out the inside of his vehicle, including removing carpeting from the passenger side. Two police officers interviewed Howard George, 23, on Saturday who told them that Ramsey confessed to him that he had killed the woman. Ramsey dropped Howard-George back off at his home and later returned to pick him up.
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    Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams said: "Our resolve is to see these institutions put in place on the basis they were founded upon as quickly as possible". A small political party entirely based in Northern Ireland that has been out of the spotlight for years could emerge as a decisive force in allowing the Conservative Party to form a majority in the House of Commons after Theresa May's disastrous campaign result in the 2017 general election.
  • Dennis Rodman returns to North Korea for basketball diplomacy

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    Otto Warmbier, 23, a Cincinnati resident and University of Virginia student, is "en route to the United States", Tillerson's statement said. According to CNN , Warmbier's release leaves three United States citizens now known to be held in North Korea: accounting professor Kim Sang Duk , businessman Kim Dong Chul and Pyongyang University worker Kim Hak-Song.
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    Comey testified in closed session that Sessions may have had a third, unreported meeting with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak , according to CNN sources . Comey's testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, it is important that I have an opportunity to address these matters in the appropriate forum".
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    Una caldera rota provocó altos niveles de monóxido de carbono ocasionando que varias personas se desmayaran dentro y fuera del Amish Market . Las autoridades informaron inicialmente la situación como un incendio en el sótano del edificio de 12 pisos alrededor de las 8:30 de la mañana.
  • Imprisoned Warmbier leaves North Korea, NBA Rodman arrives

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    Warmbier's case. "We want the world to know how we and our son have been brutalized and terrorized by the pariah regime" in North Korea, the Warmbiers said in a statement quoted by the AP. Mr Tillerson said he would not comment on Mr Warmbier's condition, but added that United States officials are continuing "to have discussions" with North Korea about the release of three other jailed American citizens.
  • Gobierno de Chile califica de infundadas acusaciones de torturas a bolivianos

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    Los bolivianos no sólo se declararon inocentes, también revelaron a la Fiscalía detalles de la violencia y agresión que sufrieron por parte de carabineros chilenos y contrabandistas, informó el fin de semana el Ministro de Justicia. La Paz , 13 jun (PL) El canciller boliviano, Fernando Huanacuni , aseguró que la defensa de los nueve connacionales detenidos en Chile desde hace más de dos meses cuenta hoy con argumentos sólidos encaminados a lograr su liberación.
  • Sevilla to Stick to Attacking Style With Eduardo Berizzo

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    Sevilla have emerged as a possible destination for the former Barcelona and Benfica forward, and Castro says they are hoping to strike a deal . Nolito's situation is slightly more complicated, with Manchester City preferring to sell than loan him, while Sevilla want the same deal they struck for Samir Nasri a year ago - a loan deal with an option to buy him in a year's time.
  • Zille an 'unrepentant racist colonialist'

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    At a joint press conference with DA leader Mmusi Maimane in Johannesburg , Zille said: "I realise the wounds of history that my tweet and subsequent defence of it have opened". Maimane said the decision was a hard one but reconciliation remained a critical imperative. "There is no political will within the DA to rid the party of racism because, indeed, the party itself is founded on racism and the protection of white privilege".
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    Golden State Warriors ganó el quinto juego por 129 a 120 ante Cleveland Cavaliers y se coronó como campeón de la temporada 2016/17 de la NBA . Fue entonces cuando Durant , quien decidió dejar las filas de Oklahoma para ayudar a que los Warriors dieran el paso que les faltó en la Final del año pasado, se hizo cargo de la situación.
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    Scottish Conservative Party leader Ruth Davidson said "there wouldn't have been so many SNP losses tonight if Nicola Sturgeon hadn't tried to force through an unwanted second independence referendum in March". The ex-cabinet minister is the latest senior SNP figure to question the leadership of Nicola Sturgeon and her staff, who claimed that a Brexit vote was grounds for another vote on the constitutional future of Scotland.
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    Soccer's world governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association bans any unsanctioned political, religious or commercial messages on shirts. Asked if he would consider his position following the latest setback, the German said it was not up to him. "I have to say this is not my decision, we have to wait and see", he said.
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    During his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions repeatedly suggested that " executive privilege " would prevent him from answer several questions. "If there were good cause I would consider it", said Mr Rosenstein. The questions - and how they were asked - largely fit the increasingly partisan contours of an investigation that has hovered over the Trump presidency.
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    He continued to later say: "If there are difficulties with the Northern Ireland executive or with any one of a number of things that might well arise during the Brexit negotiations, it's very important that there's an honest broker - and the only honest broker can be the United Kingdom government".
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    India join England and Bangladesh in the semi-finals, with the remaining place in the last four going to the victor of Monday's Group B meeting between Sri Lanka and Pakistan. The next seven overs saw South Africa score another 36 runs with Amla's return catch being dropped by Pandya, who erred in length. "It is refreshing to have such a talented bunch of players so we are very confident".
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    Tras hacer el corte de la cinta que dejó oficialmente en funcionamiento la unidad, el presidente Medina recorrió las instalaciones junto a Andrés Gluski , presidente de AES Dominicana. AES tiene 20 años en el país. Bichara destaca aportes En tanto que el vicepresidente ejecutivo de la Corporación Dominicana de Empresas Eléctricas Estatales (CDEEE), Rubén Bichara, destacó los aportes de AES a los esfuerzos del Gobierno dominicano para el alcance de una mayor diversificación de la matriz ...
  • DUP head arrives for talks with United Kingdom leader May

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    May has a busy schedule on Tuesday, hosting a cabinet meeting and talks with the DUP leader before travelling to Paris to meet French President Emmanuel Macron . With British politics thrust into the deepest turmoil since last June's shock Brexit vote, European Union leaders were left wondering how the divorce talks would open next week.