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Author: 0 Student detained in North Korea mourned at hometown funeral

The service was held at the 22-year-old's school in OH, before his burial at a nearby cemetery. Frequent missile testing from North Korea has increased tensions throughout Asia. John McCain, R-Arizona, said that anyone who is "stupid" enough to visit North Korea should be required to sign a waiver absolving the USA government from any responsibility for that individual while they are overseas.

World Media Cosby Rape Trial Goes To The Jury; Defense Called Only One Witness
Author: 0 Cosby Rape Trial Goes To The Jury; Defense Called Only One Witness

They began deliberating at 5:25 p.m. on Monday and continued for about four hours into the night, and they continued deliberating at 10 a.m. on Tuesday. Cosby himself did not testify on his behalf. Prosecutors have suggested he drugged her with something stronger — perhaps quaaludes. Cosby had said before the trial he would not testify.

World Media Tusk holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed
Author: 0 Tusk holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed

Speaking over dinner at the Brussels summit, Mrs May told leaders of the other 27 European Union nations: "The UK's position represents a fair and serious offer and one aimed at giving as much certainty as possible to citizens who have settled in the UK, building careers and lives and contributing so much to our society".

World Media EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration
Author: 0 EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration

As a result, the Brexit talks will address first citizens' rights , Britain's exit bill, and separation issues such as the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland . The vote came as a profound shock to Brussels against a backdrop of rising anti-EU sentiment, with many-including now US President Donald Trump-predicting the bloc's eventual break-up.

Author: 0 China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on NKorea

The life of Otto Warmbier , who died earlier this week after being detained for almost a year and a half in North Korea, is being celebrated in his hometown today. The former army general said while the United States would prevail, it would be "a war more serious in terms of human suffering than anything we have seen since 1953".

World Media Trump on Jeh Johnson testimony
Author: 0 Trump on Jeh Johnson testimony

Mark Warner, the vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, who has been pushing for DHS to make public a list of targeted states. The only person who disputes this is Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump vows to cut "job-killing" regulations on tech industry Trump: "I didn't record Comey conversations Trump-Modi talks can aid breakup of burdensome barriers to India trade MORE ".

World Media DUP and Conservatives 'making progress' on deal
Author: 0 DUP and Conservatives 'making progress' on deal

He added the DUP's focus will also be on strengthening the union, combating terrorism, keeping Northern Ireland "moving forward" and prosperity. Sir Jeffrey Donaldson, the DUP chief whip at Westminster, confirmed the party is lobbying for extra funding for Northern Ireland as part of any agreement.

Author: 0 Police targeted in Paris attack

Police officers stand guard June 19 on the Champs-Elysees in Paris after a auto crashed into a police van before bursting into flames, sources said. Eighty-six people died in a truck attack on a crowd in Nice past year and similar incidents have occurred in other European cities. "This is being treated as a terrorist incident and is being investigated by the Counter Terrorism Command", said Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu.

World Media BIFF rebels killed, 8 wounded in North Cotabato clash
Author: 0 BIFF rebels killed, 8 wounded in North Cotabato clash

They are also confirming reports if there are people trapped in the school where the alleged BIFF members attacked. The military surrounded the school and sporadic firefights erupted but Padilla said they had to be careful because of the civilians.

World Media Church of England head says it 'colluded with' sex abuse
Author: 0 Church of England head says it 'colluded with' sex abuse

It lays bare the "circle of purple " who protected him - and in the light of specific criticism of the former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey , the current Archbishop Justine Welby has written to him asking him to review his position as an honorary bishop within the church.

Author: 0 China security talks focus on North Korea

Secretary of State State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis were hosting Chinese foreign policy chief Yang Jiechi and Gen. Fang Fenghui , chief of the People's Liberation Army's joint staff department. Pundits interpret the message as a possibility Washington may act alone, as President Trump has said numerous times that if Beijing can not solve the North Korean issue, the U.S.is capable of handling it by itself.

World Media Pak attackers cross LoC, kill 2 Indian soldiers
Author: 0 Pak attackers cross LoC, kill 2 Indian soldiers

Singh on Thursday hailed the Indian patrolling team at the border, citing that it makes it hard for the Pakistan Army to enter. The attack on the area patrol party, the third such by the BAT this year, took place around 2 p.m on Thursday.

World Media Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'
Author: 0 Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'

But if the projections are anywhere near what the CBO said the House bill would to do the health-care market, that's going to be a problem for this bill. Senate Democrats will be sure to pound their wary GOP colleagues about the rushed legislation in the run up to the vote. Cruz released a seperate statement in which he called for the bill to "do more to ensure consumers have the freedom to choose among more affordable plans that are tailored for their individual healthcare needs".

Author: 0 Putin critic Alexei Navalny among 200 held over anti-Kremlin protests

Navalny , who is mounting a long-shot bid to replace President Putin in next year's election, has suffered a series of arrests for his protests against the state. Presidential hopeful Navalny had announced the protests against official corruption for Monday, the Russia Day holiday. His wife, Yulia, reported Navalny was detained at his Moscow home.

World Media Tesla exploring local manufacturing in China to reduce its cost base
Author: 0 Tesla exploring local manufacturing in China to reduce its cost base

D L Carlson Inv Group Inc reported 8,825 shares or 0.64% of all its holdings. The firm's market cap is $61.83 billion. The company has a 50 day moving average of $334.64 and a 200 day moving average of $275.06. The agreement would allow Tesla to build facilities in Shanghai's Lingang development zone, according to people familiar with the negotiations. As per Thursday, August 27, the company rating was downgraded by Zacks.

World Media Former Homeland Security Secretary testifies on Russian election interference
Author: 0 Former Homeland Security Secretary testifies on Russian election interference

He said the FBI has ongoing investigations into the matter. Special counsel Robert Mueller has finished his meeting with leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee in a secure room in the Capitol. Johnson is testifying before the House intelligence committee. Johnson said that Obama clearly wanted that message out there, but did not want to make it look like he was putting his thumb on the scale for Hillary Clinton .

World Media US pushing China to rein in companies that deal with NKorea
Author: 0 US pushing China to rein in companies that deal with NKorea

Anchor: U.S. secretaries of state and defense held a meeting with key Chinese officials in Washington. Also Tuesday, the USA flew two supersonic B-1B bombers over the Korean Peninsula. Trump has been counting on China to use its economic leverage with the government of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as American concern grows over the North's acceleration toward having a nuclear missile that can strike the US mainland.

World Media Egypt Pumps Fuel to Gaza Power Station as Israel Deepens Cuts
Author: 0 Egypt Pumps Fuel to Gaza Power Station as Israel Deepens Cuts

Diesel tankers, flying the Egyptian and Palestinian flags, crossed into the Gaza Strip two days after Israel began cutting back on its electricity feed to the area. "In my opinion the strategy is to hurt Hamas and also to drag Hamas into a conflict with Israel", he said. Gaza's electricity company said on Monday that Israel had begun to reduce the supply of power to the Hamas-ruled coastal enclave.

Author: 0 Grenfell Tower Fire Victim Count Increases, Police Investigate Possible Crimes

A number of people remain missing with the death toll expected to rise. The search and recovery operation in the 24-story Grenfell Tower continues, he said, adding that it has been incredibly distressing for families. Distressed women were seen hugging after the silence. Khan described the fire as a "preventable accident that didn't need to happen", adding that the "tragedy we're seeing is a outcome of the mistakes and neglect from politicians from the council and from the government".

Author: 0 IS admits defeat with Mosque blast:Iraq PM

Numerous terror group's grotesque crimes, such as the selling of Yazidi women into slavery, destruction of archeology, churches and Yazidi and Shia shrines, were carried out within the city of Mosul and guided by ISIS leaders who recognized the authority of their new caliphate in the summer and fall of 2014.

World Media United States fighter jet shoots down Syrian drone
Author: 0 United States fighter jet shoots down Syrian drone

An Australian defense spokesman said the temporary operational pause was "a precautionary measure to allow the Coalition to assess the operational risk", according to The Australian newspaper. While government troops may be far from in control of that area and are unlikely to go after the city of Raqqa, Syria expert Sam Heller of the Century Foundation said the forces "have done enough to insert themselves that they're now a fact on the ground".

Author: 0 USA downs Syrian warplane as it engaged ISIS

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) fired missiles at Islamic State's major strongholds in eastern Syria, killing at least 50 ISIS militants, what Nobakht acclaimed as "a symbol of national clout". That Iran would verbally threaten ISIS, Saudi Arabia, the U.S. and Israel is not new. "The absence of a civilian-led United States strategy in Syria and the narrow USA military focus on Isis will continue to provide an open invite for the pro-Assad regime coalition to extend and ...

Author: 0 MSCI adds China-listed stocks to index in long awaited move

After three years of rejection , the MSCI finally approved the inclusion of China A-Shares in its Emerging Markets Index. While the CSI300 has lagged a global stock rally so far this year, it had surged almost 8 percent since mid-May, partly on expectations of the MSCI decision.

Author: 0 North Korea in the spotlight at high-level US-China talks

Nevertheless, Chinese President Xi Jinping's efforts to contain North Korea have delivered few results. On Wednesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will welcome State Councilor Yang Jiechi and General Fang Fenghui , chief of Chinese army staff, to the State Department.

Author: 0 Queen's Speech: Brexit bills dominate government agenda

Following an intervention by the Speaker, Mrs May continued: "I was merely pointing out that the Conservative party got 56 more seats than the Labour Party, we are doing what is in the national interest which is forming a Government to address the challenges that face this country at the moment".

Author: 0 Philippines says it learned of city siege plans in advance

One of the main concerns is that numerous border areas between the Philippines and Indonesia are traditional trading routes. Former military chief Rodolfo Biazon told ABC-CBN television on Monday that the government seemed to be struggling to control the situation in Marawi because its porous borders meant rebel forces could move freely in an out of the town.

Author: 0 EU, Britain possible to strike "fair deal": EU chief negotiator

The working language of the negotiations will be English and French, with interpretations provided by the European Commission . Michel Barnier , the EU's chief negotiator, and David Davis, the UK Brexit minister, stressed after their talks in Brussels that an exit deal was achievable, but both conceded the talks were up against the clock, with Britain set to leave the European Union in March 2019, the FT reported.

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