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Funeral Held for Former N.Korean Prisoner Otto Warmbier

Sue Mi Terry, a senior research scholar at Columbia University who served as a senior analyst on North Korea for the Central Intelligence Agency from 2001 to 2008, said the North Koreans can see American hostages as a "bargaining chip". A North Korean spokesman quoted by AFP news agency accused the United States of mounting a "smear campaign". A separate KCNA article published hours earlier ... Continua a leggere...

GOP opposition imperils Senate health care bill

GOP opposition imperils Senate health care bill Another tweet from NBC's Steve Kopack showed a man being carried away by police. ADAPT , the 25-year-old disability rights organization that organized the protest , immediately created a page on GoFundMe to raise money for the legal fees these patients now face. Continua a leggere...

Palestinian tries to stab Israeli soldiers, shot dead: army

Palestinian tries to stab Israeli soldiers, shot dead: army President Barack Obama and his predecessors failed to deliver. It comes as US President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy, as well as son-in-law and aide Jared Kushner , arrived in the region for talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders. Continua a leggere...

South Korea tests missile with warning to North

South Korea tests missile with warning to North It also conducted two nuclear tests a year ago as it pursues development of a long-range nuclear missile that could reach the US mainland. North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that the United States believes could be part of its programme to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, a U.S. Continua a leggere...

Moon watches test of Korea's longest rocket

Moon watches test of Korea's longest rocket And as officials said , North Korea only has six untested ICBM launchers which means even if the country makes several missiles or warheads, an ICBM missile will not work until the launcher is tested properly, a report said. South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday witnessed the test-firing of a home-grown ballistic missile to showcase the country's defence capability against Pyongyang. Continua a leggere...

Here's What The Queen Laid Out In Her Speech To Parliament

Here's What The Queen Laid Out In Her Speech To Parliament In her speech at the opening of Parliament, the Queen did not address Trump's visit, despite outlining the government's plans for the next two years, including a state visit from the king and queen of Spain next month. "As prime minister, I apologize for that failure", she said. Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said: "This slimmed-down Queen's Speech shows a Government on the edge". Continua a leggere...

EU, Britain agree on timetable for Brexit talks

EU, Britain agree on timetable for Brexit talks For his part, Davis said that his team aimed to maintain a "positive and constructive tone" during the talks. Reflecting confusion on the continent about what kind of Brexit she will ask for, Tusk said ahead of a separate meeting with May: "We can hear different predictions, coming from different people, about the possible outcome of these negotiations: hard Brexit , soft Brexit or no dea... Continua a leggere...

CNN Trolls White House by Sending Sketch Artist to Press Briefing

The White House has been prohibiting cameras at some press briefings, so on Friday, June 23, 2017 , CNN got creative and sent a sketch artist. The ban on recording devices aside, reporters found the 30-minute session to be fruitless, with Spicer evading nearly every question, claiming he hadn't spoken to the president on many issues the reporters wanted to address. Continua a leggere...

A look at the Alaska special legislative session

A look at the Alaska special legislative session The committee met today and came away with the $4.2 billion budget compromise (plus dividends), but the agreement must be ratified by by the House and Senate, and each legislative body was searching for the three-quarter vote needed to fund the plan and avert a government shutdown on July 1. Continua a leggere...

Trump is 'very supportive' of Senate healthcare bill -White House

Considering it a service to journalism and an open press or whatever, CNN is letting other news agencies use the sketches, so here it is. Sketches are also common in courtroom trials. But the Trump White House has been cutting back on the frequency and the length of on-camera briefings. On Thursday and Friday, CNN aired the briefing audio in its entirety shortly after it ended. Continua a leggere...

Flint airport director: Maintenance worker saved stabbed officer's life

Flint airport director: Maintenance worker saved stabbed officer's life Jeff Neville's condition. The FBI said Ftoui was not on the authorities' radar and it remains unclear what prompted him to drive 10 hours from Montreal to Flint to allegedly commit the attack, adding that the suspect has no personal connection to Flint or MI, but say Ftouhi "did want to identify an worldwide airport". Continua a leggere...

Georgia Inmates Get Reduced Sentences for Saving Collapsed Guard

Georgia Inmates Get Reduced Sentences for Saving Collapsed Guard The Polk County Sheriff's Office said on Facebook that the situation "could have ended differently", referencing the two inmates in the state that killed two correctional officers. The inmates are not considered violent offenders. "We turned him over and made sure that he was okay". "Most of their release dates are in three to six months". Continua a leggere...

Don't make a historical blunder, Lalu to Nitish

Asked to comment on Nitish Kumar's JD (U), which is supporting Kovind and stayed out of the meeting, Sonia said , "We do hope that other Opposition parties join us". The RJD chief made it clear that despite JD-U's decision to back Kovind, there was no threat to the Bihar government. However, the two parties have finally chose to support Meira. Continua a leggere...

CNN uses sketch artist at no-camera White House briefing

So CNN sent Bill Hennessy, who usually illustrates Supreme Court proceedings for the network, to sketch Sean Spicer's latest updates from the Trump administration. United States media went back to the past on Friday to cover the daily White House press briefing, after President Donald Trump's administration banned cameras from the event. Continua a leggere...

North Korea conducts rocket engine test

South Korea began developing Hyunmoo-2 after a 2012 agreement with its USA ally to increase the range of its weapons by 800 km and raise the warhead limit to 500 kilograms. US President Donald Trump has warned that a "major, major conflict" with North Korea could arise because of its weapons programme. "But at the same time, we shall leave the gate open to the possibility of dialogue, so that No... Continua a leggere...

Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats The US has recently tested a missile defense system meant to counter launches from North Korea , but in reality, it's woefully unprepared for a serious missile attack . The officials said it is not yet clear if the activity indicates a sixth nuclear test is imminent, but noted there is concern that North Korea could set off a test during Wednesday's visit to Washington by top Chinese diplomats... Continua a leggere...

North Korea denies torturing US student Otto Warmbier

The authoritarian communist regime released the 22-year-old last week for what it described as humanitarian reasons and he died on Monday in a United States hospital. Mr Warmbier's death heightened tensions between the two countries, already at loggerheads over the North's nuclear and missile programmes. The casket of Otto Warmbier is carried from Wyoming High School after his funeral, T... Continua a leggere...

Roma, stop bazar e minimarket in centro

Roma, stop bazar e minimarket in centro La sindaca ha firmato il provvedimento "anti-siccità" che vieta gli sprechi, se non per usi domestici. Acea Ato 2, congiuntamente con Polizia Locale e forze dell'ordine, effettuerà controlli per verificare il rispetto del provvedimento. Ma cosa si intende con l'affermazione " se non per uso domestico"? Vogliamo evitare che i cittadini subiscano, durante il periodo estivo, possibili disagi causa... Continua a leggere...

White House remembers USA sailors killed

White House remembers USA sailors killed The Japanese Coast Guard is also refusing to explain why the distress call from the container ship came an hour after the crash - telling CNN that detail is under investigation. There have been around 30 ship collisions over the past decade in the area, including a 2013 incident in which six Japanese crew died. "Our deep thoughts and concerns go out to the families and friends of those who hav... Continua a leggere...

Otto Warmbier's funeral: Final farewell for US student detained by North Korea

But if North Korean leader Kim Jong Un refuses to cooperate, "I believe that we will have no choice but to apply additional and strong pressure on it", Moon said. Mattis said the North Korean regime , pursuing a nuclear weapons and ballistic missile program despite universal condemnation, "provokes, provokes, and provokes". Continua a leggere...


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