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Author: 0 Human rights group wants Dennis Rodman out of the Hall of Fame

A major human rights org is calling for the Basketball Hall of Fame to BOOT Dennis Rodman over his relationship with Kim Jong-un - saying it's not right to publicly support a "murderer". Rodman used to be known as an eccentric forward whose hair changed color more often than most chameleons, but his post-NBA career took a turn for the odd even by his own metrics.

Author: 0 US urges Qatar, Arab neighbours to 'sit together' to ease tension

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Sunday that it is inappropriate of some Arab countries to demand Qatar to shutdown Turkey's military base in the country, responding to the latest list of demands issued by the states boycotting the Gulf emirate over alleged funding of terrorism.

Author: 0 Trump labors to make Mueller-Comey tie a key talking point

Mr Trump had earlier questioned Robert Mueller's integrity in an interview with Fox News. "He did admit that what I said was right", Trump told Earhardt. Calling it "the most absurd of the many absurd charges levelled against Trump by those out to get him without regard to the law", he asked how a move to induce someone "to tell the truth be witness intimidation?" "He answered definitively yesterday that he has not made such tapes.

World Media North Korea denies torturing USA student Otto Warmbier
Author: 0 North Korea denies torturing USA student Otto Warmbier

The 22-year-old student was released from North Korea and handed over to the U.S. authorities on June 13, but he passed away in Cincinnati on June 19. diplomat who traveled to North Korea to secure Warmbier's release, Joseph Yun, was at the funeral and so was Ohio Senator Rob Portman who had harsh words for the country that detained him.

World Media Brexit talks: Citizens' rights and exit bill ahead of trade
Author: 0 Brexit talks: Citizens' rights and exit bill ahead of trade

Britain accepted the European Union's (EU) timetable for Brexit talks on Monday, in an apparent climbdown on the first day of formal negotiations in Brussels . "The man is a joker". He said that "we are working hand in hand with Germany" and that the two countries, the historic twin-driving motors of European integration, plan "to speak with one voice".

Author: 0 Oil tanker flips and explodes, killing over 100 in Pakistan

The tanker overturned on a sharp bend on the outskirts of the city of Bahawalpur. Details were sketchy but some witnesses suggested the tanker had suffered a burst tyre, said regional police chief Raja Riffat. Mohammad Baqar, a senior rescue official in the area. He says numerous bodies were burned beyond recognition and will have to be identified through DNA testing.

World Media US officials say North Korea tests rocket engine
Author: 0 US officials say North Korea tests rocket engine

On behalf of the Kim Jong-un regime, North Korea's Ambassador to India has offered the USA a conditional moratorium on his country's nuclear and ballistic missile tests . He was speaking after South Korea's sports minister Do Jong-Hwan was quoted as saying some skiing events for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics could be held in North Korea, although officials insist he was misunderstood.

Author: 0 India defeat England by 35 runs

In reply, England opened with a notable returnee, as Sarah Taylor stepped in for the absent Lauren Winfield in her first full global appearance for more than a year. Last week, when she was asked who her favourite male cricket star is, on the eve of the Women's World Cup at a media roundtable event, she said, "Do you ask the same question to a male cricketer?" "After I batted, I realised that the wicket didn't have much assistance for the bowlers, and that the spinners, in particular, ...

Author: 0 Singles charts: charity cover for Grenfell tower fire victims ranks high

The single, released through Artists for Grenfell , will benefit the London Community Foundation , and is available to purchase on iTunes . He's also teamed up with the musician's collective Artists for Grenfell to record a cover version of "Bridge Over Troubled Water", with proceeds from sales of the single going towards aid for the victims.

World Media Rajinikanth on entering politics: Will inform as I decide
Author: 0 Rajinikanth on entering politics: Will inform as I decide

Also condemning Swamy for reportedly questioning Rajinikanth's educational background, he said people like late Chief Minister Kamaraj , with no higher education, had provided "golden rule" in Tamil Nadu. There is also an air of anticipation that the Kabali actor will be launching his own party, which could align with the BJP in the 2019 elections.

World Media At least eight miners die in explosion at Colombia coal mine
Author: 0 At least eight miners die in explosion at Colombia coal mine

On Saturday, four men and four women were arrested after authorities served several search warrants in Bogota and the nearby town of El Espinal. When asked by reporters, Colombia National Police Chief Jorge Hernando Nieto refused to answer whether those arrested were present at the mall.

Author: 0 Grenfell Tower blaze sparked by faulty fridge

Police said that both the cladding on the exterior and the insulation used in the tower failed their safety tests, the New York Times reported on Friday. The police said that every complete body had been recovered from the building, but that the authorities were still working to identify remains. Diarmaid Ward, Islington council's executive member for housing and development, said: "We're arranging to have the cladding, which is only on the sides of the building, removed as soon as we ...

World Media Israelis Dismiss Iranian Missile Strike as 'Flop'
Author: 0 Israelis Dismiss Iranian Missile Strike as 'Flop'

Deir el-Zour is home to both Islamic State militants and civilians. Mostafa Tajzadeh, a leading Iranian politician and ally to President Hassan Rouhani, claimed this week that the Trump administration is too "fragile" to confront Iran and that if US officials do "anything unwise against Iran ", the Islamic Republic will see that Trump is "deposed", according to Farsi-language comments independently translated for the Washington Free Beacon .

World Media Ex-Gov. Richardson: N. Korea Must Explain Why Released American Is Comatose
Author: 0 Ex-Gov. Richardson: N. Korea Must Explain Why Released American Is Comatose

So I think that people are trying to be supportive of the family and let the community-family know that we are very with them". Three other Americans remain imprisoned in North Korea . Foreign detainees in North Korea have previously recanted confessions, saying they were made under pressure. Warmbier visited North Korea on an "adventure tour" organized by a China-based company specializing in budget trips to the reclusive country.

World Media Devotees throng Puri as annual Rath Yatra begins
Author: 0 Devotees throng Puri as annual Rath Yatra begins

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik greeted the people of Odisha on the occasion through social networks. The festival ends nine days later when the deities make their way back home to the Jagannath temple. The trinity proceeded majestically in rhythmic movement in their journey to the world outside during " Pahandi ". The idols of Lord Jagannath, Lord Baldey and Devi Subhadra were placed on a beautifully decorated chariot.

Author: 0 When will PM Modi meet Donald Trump?

In fact, in an unprecedented act, a bipartisan bill seeking to revoke Pakistan's status as a major non-NATO ally (MNNA) to the U.S. was introduced in the House of Representatives by two top lawmakers last week, claiming the country failed to effectively fight terrorism.

Author: 0 Australia to resume bombing of ISIS targets in Syria

The Australian Defense Force is fighting IS in both Syria and Iraq under the name 'Operation OKRA .' Australian Defence Force Chief Mark Binskin said on Wednesday the operations were halted while the Australians examined what was happening in what he had described as a "complex piece of airspace" over Syria .

Author: 0 India beat England by 35 runs

Mandhana was awarded the player of the match as India rise to second position in the table. Wilson, in only her seventh one-day worldwide, may not have been playing but for Lauren Winfield being ruled out with a wrist injury. "We didn't bowl the way we wanted to and India put the pressure on us". Derby , Jun 25 Indian captain Mithali Raj feels posting totals in excess of 250 is good for the overall development of women's cricket.

World Media Soros calls for May to keep Britain in single market
Author: 0 Soros calls for May to keep Britain in single market

At one point, officials took a short break to smile and pose for photographs holding gifts. The EU had demanded early agreement on the rights of EU nationals living in the United Kingdom, the Brexit divorce bill and the Northern Irish border, before any discussions could begin on a trade deal.

Author: 0 UK authorities charge Welsh man with murder in mosque attack

Makram Ali , 51, from Haringey, died from "multiple injuries" following the attack outside the mosque , a post-mortem examination revealed. The father-of-six, who had come to Britain from Bangladesh at the age of 10, was a quiet man who regularly attended his mosque and enjoyed playing with his grandchildren, the statement said.

World Media Protesters crowd McConnell's office over GOP health bill; several arrested
Author: 0 Protesters crowd McConnell's office over GOP health bill; several arrested

Tweets from the scene show Capitol Police officers blocking the hallway outside McConnell's office, as protesters gathered to protest the new healthcare bill. Democrats have vowed to fight the bill, and Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy described it as " a monstrosity ". The 15 men and 28 women are charged with crowding, obstructing and incommoding, Malecki said.

World Media Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar
Author: 0 Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar

Turkey is preparing to send up to a thousand troops to Qatar after President Erdogan rebuked four Arab countries blockading the Gulf state and said that he would reject demands to close a military base there. "I made this offer to the king himself and they said they will consider this". Among other things, the fellow Gulf states have demanded the closure of Al Jazeera TV, which is funded by the Qatari government.

Author: 0 Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

As Republicans scrambled Sunday to wrangle enough votes to pass health care reform legislation, United States president Donald Trump - in an unusual bid to reach out to his political opponents - urged Democrats to support bill. The Senate's 142-page proposal, worked out in secret by a group led by McConnell, aims to deliver on a central campaign promise of President Donald Trump to undo former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, which has provided coverage to 20 million ...

Author: 0 Radiohead take aim at 'strong and stable' May at Glastonbury

Radiohead returned to Glastonbury's Pyramid Stage yesterday, 20 years after a legendary performance at the festival, with a set that mocked Prime Minister Theresa May's election campaign and pulled songs from almost all of their albums.

World Media South Korea's Moon issues strongest comments to date on 'comfort women' deal
Author: 0 South Korea's Moon issues strongest comments to date on 'comfort women' deal

At the end of May, South Korea's President Moon Jae-in ordered an investigation into what has been described as the "secret" entry into the country of four United States rocket launcher as part of the U.S. The protest came as South Korea's new president Moon Jae-In heads to Washington next week for his first summit with Trump amid soaring tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions.

World Media Japan passes controversial conspiracy law
Author: 0 Japan passes controversial conspiracy law

Opponents of the "conspiracy bill" say it could serve as a vehicle for the suppression of civil liberties, including excessive state surveillance under the auspices of determining whether civic groups fit within the legislation's scope. The bill, which criminalises the plotting and committing of 277 acts, is an amendment of Japan's existing law against organised crime syndicates. Japan's militarist past, when the police and authorities had enormous powers to probe political groups and ideas ...

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