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He died Monday in Cincinnati. 'I believe we must now have the perception that North Korea is an irrational regime, ' said Moon, who was elected in May. "By the time they let him come back, he was nearly dead, his brain was severely damaged", he told Inside Edition. In Beijing, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said on Wednesday that China has been trying continuously to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis, and that its efforts have always been "important and ...
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    Thuesday's first encounter is the most crucial match of the tournament for both sides as the loser will mathematically have no chance of progressing to the semifinals, while the winning outfit will go into the final day knowing that a win will ensure qualification to the penultimate stage.
  • Pres. Trump Congratulates Republicans for Special Election Wins

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    House race in history, Georgia's 6th Congressional District. There have been four special races for U.S. House seats vacated by Trump appointees, all won by the GOP . Handel is the latest in a line of Republicans who have represented the Georgia 6th since 1979, beginning with Newt Gingrich , who would become House speaker.
  • Democrats struggle for right strategy after special election losses

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    Those seats were up for grabs again Tuesday in special House elections , and Republicans again won . The result of the race - the most expensive House contest in United States history - is a demoralizing blow to Democrats, who have also came up short in races in Kansas , Montana and SC.
  • Trump Says China Failed to Help US With North Korea Problems

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    People can live in a state of unresponsive wakefulness for many years with the chances of recovery depending on the extent of the brain injury. When South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. Obviously it's something very bad. Three other USA citizens, including Kim, are still being held in North Korea. What do we know about them? Corker added: "We have to figure out whether it's best to allow people to do that, and then end up in a situation where we're doing everything we can as a ...
  • White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

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    It was at the heart of their strategy to turn out reliably Republican voters who might be queasy with President Donald Trump's first five months in office, but did not want to see Pelosi and national Democrats celebrate a marquee victory in their own backyard.
  • US Open: Stricker qualifies for final two rounds

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    A triple-bogey didn't stop Paul Casey from grabbing a share of the lead at the midway point of the U.S. Open at Erin Hills . For the second straight day , tragedy struck the 117th U.S. Open or any major without some kind of hiccup. While Erin Hills was still not playing as hard as many past U.S. Open courses, it was beginning to firm up from the early week rain, plus the USGA had a few tricks up its sleeve.
  • USA urges China to pressure North Korea to rein in weapons progams

    USA urges China to pressure North Korea to rein in weapons progams

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    Some of those companies - including China-based Young Pioneer Tours , which took Warmbier to Pyongyang - have now stopped taking Americans. "I think that North Korea is seen as giving its views in various manners as the outside world is talking about its nuclear weapons program".
  • Brexit talks get underway, fears of tight deadline for process

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    EU President Donald Tusk said the bloc appeared to have survived the worst of the anti-EU sentiment which drove Britain's shock vote to leave exactly a year to the day on Friday. Brexit Secretary David Davis has said Britain will seek "a deal that works in the best interests of all citizens" in Brexit talks getting under way in Brussels .
  • Washington will continue to pressure North Korea: White House

    Washington will continue to pressure North Korea: White House

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    North Korea should be condemned by every nation in the world that cares about human rights. "I think we'll continue to apply that". U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson repeated demands that North Korea release three other U.S. Trump on Tuesday tweeted that China's efforts to halt the North Korean threat have been unsuccessful. Trump said on Twitter on Tuesday he appreciated efforts by Chinese President Xi Jinping "to help with North Korea ", adding "It has not worked ...
  • Turkish foreign minister heads to Kuwait in Qatar crisis

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    Qatar's faces a campaign by the Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and United Arab Emirates (UAE) encouraging countries in the region and across the world cut ties with the tiny state in order to isolate it. Prime Minister Sharif's mediation visit to Saudi did not achieve any immediate breakthrough. "Tremendous investments in the United States ", Trump said at talks with Saudi King Salman.
  • Trump says 'we have a great relationship with China' after critical tweet

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    Democrats spent "close to $30 million on this kid, who forgot to live in the community", Trump said , referencing the fact that Ossoff lived outside of the House district and couldn't vote for himself on Election Day. He also said he's saving Iowa's ethanol industry because it's "under siege". State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the United States regretted Russia's decision to "turn away" from a chance to discuss obstacles in the U.S.
  • OnePlus 5 Aims To Be An Android And iPhone Flagship Killer

    OnePlus 5 Aims To Be An Android And iPhone Flagship Killer

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    Thanks to this, the phone isn't what you would describe at budget with prices starting at around the THB25,000 mark. The 8GB variant will cost Rs 37 ,999. But with two flagship products already on the market, OnePlus 3 and 3T , the 3-year-old company achieved profits. After months of endless rumors and reports, the OnePlus 5 was officially announced yesterday.
  • Tillerson urges China to put more pressure on N. Korea

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    Trump has not elaborated on what might happen next if China, by far the North's most important trading and diplomatic partner, is out of ideas. The U.S. Sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel while in the country as a tourist, 22-year-old Warmbier was medically evacuated from Pyongyang in a coma last week but died in the US Monday.
  • WH: Trump Will Make Announcement 'This Week' on Comey Recordings

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    While his threats to "open up our libel laws" to make it easier to sue media outlets have not come to fruition, the now-US leader has discussed eliminating press briefings completely, in favour of written briefings. The comments followed a report from CNBC's Eamon Javers that the president told a meeting of tech CEOs Monday that the Senate's version of a healthcare bill needs "more heart." The possible changes for Spicer were first reported by Bloomberg News and Politico .
  • Diplomat who aided in Otto Warmbier's release to attend his funeral

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    Warmbier reportedly remained in a coma for a long time with severe brain damage. Trump appeared to acknowledge as much in a tweet Wednesday, a day after Warmbier's death . Every life is important - Otto's life, lives of the American detainees, and the lives of each person in North Korea. Sen. Bob Corker, the Tennessee Republican who chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, raised the issue on MSNBC: "Examining the travel implications and the fact that Americans do end up caught up in ...
  • Boeing, Airbus announce big orders at Paris Air Show

    Boeing, Airbus announce big orders at Paris Air Show

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    Airbus estimates the services market will be worth $3.2 trillion over the next 20 years, including $1.85 trillion for maintenance alone. Ryanair also has 100 options on what Boeing's announcement called the "higher capacity 737 MAX 8", which presumably is what the company once dubbed the 737-200, a modified MAX 8 that Boeing specifically designed for Ryanair.
  • Putin's opponent detained and scores arrested in Kremlin protests

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    Navalny was fined and jailed for 15 days for his role in those protests. As of early evening, almost 700 people had been detained in Moscow and as many as 900 in St Petersburg, according to rights groups. He was later detained by police and taken to a police station. Navalny, a Kremlin foe who is seeking to run for president next year, is looking to build on momentum picked up during nationwide protests in March, which drew unexpectedly large crowds and ended with more than 1,000 ...
  • North Korea warns South against 'following psychopath Trump'

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    The travel agency specializes in North Korea tours and is based in the central Chinese city of Xi'an. Senior White House aides declared early on that the administration would abandon President Barack Obama's policy of "strategic patience", which relied on ramping up economic sanctions and diplomatic isolation.
  • Uber Chief Executive, Travis Kalanick resigns

    Uber Chief Executive, Travis Kalanick resigns

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    Uber fired 20 employees in June after that investigation uncovered 215 harassment claims. Kalanick may be out as CEO, but he won't be gone entirely from the company he helped build. Kalanick apparently realized that his battle to hang on at the company was one fight too many. On the streets of NY on Wednesday, drivers and riders seemed unfazed by the shakeup, and business continued as usual.
  • Nancy Pelosi Faces Heat From Democrats After Georgia Loss

    Nancy Pelosi Faces Heat From Democrats After Georgia Loss

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    Neither party spent much money at all on South Carolina's 5 congressional district, with punters expecting a Republican blowout. Aide Kellyanne Conway got into the spirit when she tweeted , "Laughing my #Ossoff". Ryan called Ossof a "great" candidate who "couldn't carry the national baggage of the Democratic Party". 'Nancy Pelosi is not the only reason that Ossoff lost .
  • Pelosi under fire from Democrats: 'It's time for her to go'

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    The Republicans are up 4-0 in special elections since the inauguration and, while they are all in Republican strongholds, Democrats thought they were in with a shot. Conversely, however, for Republicans, intense partisanship might be their salvation. Karen Handel supporters cheer as her victory is announced.
  • A look at Syria's conflict, as mutual enemies close in on IS

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    Ramazan Sharif of Iran's Revolutionary Guard told state television. Tehran has often claimed that the attackers are "affiliated with the Wahhabi", an ultraconservative form of Sunni Islam practiced in Saudi Arabia, but has so far stopped short of directly blaming Riyadh until recently.
  • Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction

    Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction

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    Both features will be available nationwide in August 2017. The changes come as Uber works to fix the damage to its reputation following an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment, bullying and other employee concerns. Kalanick will stay on Uber's board of directors, the Times adds . This is especially available for New York City , where the costs are very high.
  • Spicer: Trump wants healthcare bill 'with heart'

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    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was expected to push for a vote next week on the legislation, which would eliminate much of Obama's 2010 overhaul and leave government with a diminished role in providing coverage and helping people afford it.
  • Supreme Court Will Hear Landmark Wisconsin Partisan Gerrymandering Case

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    Sachin Chheda, director of the Fair Elections Project , which organized and launched the lawsuit: "We've already had two federal courts declare the map unconstitutional in part or whole". But the court in that case didn't find such a violation and has never agreed on a clear standard for invalidating partisan gerrymanders. The court will be pressed with the responsibility of deciding if partisan gerrymandering violates the Constitution.
  • PA ANALYSIS: Why has MSCI taken so long to embrace A-shares?

    PA ANALYSIS: Why has MSCI taken so long to embrace A-shares?

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    She added that the China market still has a long way to go before it can gain true global recognition and attracts "sizable" amount of foreign capital. Onshore and offshore yuan both fell on Wednesday, shrugging off the decision by global index provider MSCI to add Chinese A-shares into its emerging market index.
  • Leading US-based index to include Chinese stocks for 1st time

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    Equity benchmarks extended losses for second day Wednesday, with the Nifty closing below 9650 on profit booking and weakness in global peers. MSCI says global institutional investors welcome the expansion of Stock Connect and view it as a more flexible access framework than the current QFII and RQFII regimes.
  • UK government's priority is to win best possible Brexit deal

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    The Queen was without her traditional regalia - robes, a golden carriage and a heavy crown. An embattled Theresa May faced accusations of having a "threadbare legislative programme" and no political credibility left after she tore up much of the Conservative manifesto in the Queen's Speech .
  • Footage of ISIS conquering city in Philippines

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    The embassy told CNN it would not provide further details about the US support due to "security reasons," but added USA special operations forces have provided assistance in response to Philippine military requests for years. "They will be obliged to move slowly because of the presence of potential civilians in the area who may be used as human shields", he said. Thank them for their sacrifices using the hashtag #SalamatSaSerbisyo! As the fighting wears on, deadline after deadline ...
  • EU, Britain agree on timetable for Brexit talks

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    UK Brexit Secretary David Davis said that the Brexit talks had gotten off to a "promising start" even though it has become obvious that Britain conceded to the EU's preferred order. The EU is demanding that European nationals who move to Britain before it leaves the bloc keep the same rights as they now have throughout the continent.
  • UK Loses First Round In Brexit Negotiations

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    But the European Union's Michel Barnier made clear little was agreed but an initial calendar and a structure for negotiations. George Soros warned Britain was approaching a tipping point, with the economy set to slow so much that Brexit might even be reversed.
  • Fmr. DHS Secy.: 'That's A Fact' Russian Government 'Orchestrated Cyber Attacks'

    Fmr. DHS Secy.: 'That's A Fact' Russian Government 'Orchestrated Cyber Attacks'

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    He confirmed that after approaching the Democratic National Committee about a hack in their system, the DNC "did not feel it needed" the assistance of his agency. Johnson was unable to provide any specific steps he could have taken, instead replying, "Hindsight is brilliant". Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy had earlier asked Johnson pointedly whether he knew of any evidence of possible collusion by the Trump campaign.
  • Queen Elizabeth outlines government agenda in scaled-down speech

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    Outgoing Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said a "slimmed down Queen's Speech shows a Government on the edge". And he added: "This would be a thin legislative programme even if it was for one year but for two years it is woefully inadequate..." May apologised for the government's inadequate response to that fire and acknowledged the country faced "difficult times ".
  • Heat wave hits Arizona, California on 1st day of summer

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    And the pavement can burn the paws of pets. Phoenix has hit the 120 mark only three times in recorded history - the last time 22 years ago. It was a relative cool spot compared with Yuma in neighboring Arizona , however, where the mercury hit 120 degrees.
  • Australia to resume airstrikes against IS in Syria

    Australia to resume airstrikes against IS in Syria

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    Morgan pointed out that, although neither the United States nor Russian Federation has an interest in confrontation, "of course you could say that about many conflicts in history which then reach a certain point and then boil over". The decision came amid increasing tension between the USA and Russian Federation, which warned it would track coalition aircraft in Syria as potential "targets", and halted a military hotline with Washington .
  • Times of Israel: Iran Missile Strike Missed Target

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    State TV repeatedly aired video footage of the beginning of the attack Monday, showing several missiles streaking across a dark night sky. Iran's mostly-errant missile launches at Islamic State (ISIS) targets were not just a retaliatory strike on the terror group but a warning to the United States and Saudi Arabia , an Iranian general said.
  • U.S. officer cleared for fatal shooting of man

    U.S. officer cleared for fatal shooting of man

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    Anthony Police Department shortly after noon Sunday for the third day of protests over the acquittal of Officer Jeronimo Yanez . "I'm mad as hell right now, yes I am". Castile had been pulled over, usually for minor traffic infractions, 49 times in 13 years. The Minnesota State Patrol said 18 people were arrested after they "failed to leave the roadway".
  • North Korea in the spotlight at high-level US-China talks

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    The Ohio hometown of the 22-year-old college student detained for almost a year and a half in North Korea before being sent home in a coma is making plans for his funeral . If Washington imposed sanctions on Chinese enterprises dealing with North Korea , it would lead to "grave friction" between the two countries, wrote the paper, which does not represent Chinese government policy.
  • U.S. shoots down pro-Syrian regime drone, military says

    U.S. shoots down pro-Syrian regime drone, military says

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    Coalition forces are using the Al-Tanaf base by Syria's borders with Jordan and Iraq to train anti-jihadist Syrian fighters and stage attacks against IS. The US believes it has the right to occupy a part of Syria and demands that a de-confliction zone around the town of Tanf in southwest Syria where there is a coalition training base for forces fighting the Islamic State not be entered by Syrian government forces.