• Doctors: Ex-North Korea detainee has severe brain damage
Doctors: Ex-North Korea detainee has severe brain damage

Otto Warmbier , 22, has been in "a state of unresponsive wakefulness" since arriving at an OH hospital after what North Korean officials said was more than a year in a coma , doctor Daniel Kanter said. He said an MRI from North Korean doctors dated April past year showed damage that would be consistent with Warmbier's current condition. Whil...

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  • Fmr ISRO chief Kasturirangan led panel to work on edu policy
Fmr ISRO chief Kasturirangan led panel to work on edu policy

He was instrumental in achieving 100 % literacy rate in Kottayam and Ernakulam districts of Kerala. The existing education policy was framed in 1986 and modified in 1992. Rajya Sabha debated the issues and a special education dialogue was organised in which 48 MPs from all parties participated. And sources said that the committee will hold furthe...

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  • Scalise shooter went to Washington to
Scalise shooter went to Washington to "fix the tax system", wife says

Hodgkinson had political interest. In October 2011, he applauded the Occupy Wall Street protesters in NY and Boston, writing that the demonstrators "are exhausted of our do-nothing Congress doing nothing while our country is going down the tubes".

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  • Etats-Unis: avec Trump, pas d'Aïd el-Fitr à la Maison Blanche
Etats-Unis: avec Trump, pas d'Aïd el-Fitr à la Maison Blanche

Contactée par plusieurs médias américains, la Maison Blanche a confirmé qu'elle n'accueillerait pas cette année de dîner pour célébrer la fin du Ramadan , s'attirant (encore) un peu plus les foudres de la communauté musulmane. De son côté, l'Association des correspondants de la Maison Blanche (WHCA) a réaffirmé avec clarté sa position. "Le prés...

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  • Polygamous sect leader captured after almost a year on the run
Polygamous sect leader captured after almost a year on the run

Jeffs and the other defendants were arrested in February 2016 as part of a federal raid on FLDS offices and two businesses suspected of converting benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program into cash. He was scheduled to make an initial court appearance Thursday in Sioux Falls and was expected to be returned to Utah in the comin...

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  • Supreme Court reinstates Trump travel ban
Supreme Court reinstates Trump travel ban

America's highest court also granted an emergency request from the White House allowing part of the refugee ban to go into effect. An altered order - dropping Iraq and proposing a 90-day suspension of visas for people from the other six countries, as well as a 120-day hiatus on the admission of refugees - was blocked by a court in Maryland.

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  • Mystery of missing Chinese scholar shakes up Illinois school
Mystery of missing Chinese scholar shakes up Illinois school

Yingying Zhang was last seen on a surveillance video getting into a black Saturn Astra on June 9. The police are labelling the case a kidnapping but are not ruling out other scenarios. We're hoping to learn about the progress of the case . A friend of Zhang said that her goal was to become a professor in the United States or China .

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  • Les ultra-conservateurs nord-irlandais donnent la majorité absolue à May
Les ultra-conservateurs nord-irlandais donnent la majorité absolue à May

Les dix élus du DUP lui permettront d'atteindre les 326 sièges requis pour avoir le contrôle du Parlement, qu'elle avait perdu aux législatives du 8 juin. Mme Foster a soutenu que ce financement allait répondre "aux circonstances uniques" de l'Irlande du Nord. D'autres élus ou ex-élus du DUP, adeptes de courants créationnistes comme la Caleb Foun...

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  • Macron remanie son gouvernement après le départ de ministres — France
Macron remanie son gouvernement après le départ de ministres — France

L'annonce intervient au moment où trois autres ministres ont démissionné en trois jours, dont trois issus du parti centriste MoDem allié du président Emmanuel Macron , poussés au départ par un vent de moralisation, des développements survenant en pleine recomposition du gouvernement.

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  • Les arbitres peuvent arrêter les matchs (FIFA) — Coupe des Confédérations
Les arbitres peuvent arrêter les matchs (FIFA) — Coupe des Confédérations

Cristiano Ronaldo sera le joueur à suivre sur ce match et la défense adverse devra montrer toute sa détermination et son caractère pour le stopper. "Au début, je n'ai pas très bien compris pourquoi le but avait été annulé, je me suis renseigné, il y avait pas mal de confusion", a commenté Fernando Santos .

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  • Who Needs Diversity? Chicago Parade Forces Conformity
Who Needs Diversity? Chicago Parade Forces Conformity

Pinkwashing not only serves to legitimize the Israeli state but also reinforces US imperialist propaganda, which claims that the USA wages war in an effort to "liberate" LGBTQ peoples and women in the Middle East and throughout the world - even as LGBTQ peoples face police brutality, added economic hardship and denial of social services here in ...

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  • Egypt's Sisi Ratifies Maritime Border Deal with Saudi Arabia
Egypt's Sisi Ratifies Maritime Border Deal with Saudi Arabia

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi was criticised for "selling" Egyptian territory after deciding in April 2016 to hand the islands to Saudi Arabia. The government has said the islands were Saudi to begin with, but were leased to Egypt in the 1950s. A security source from South Sinai said there are no police stations now at the two islands, due to difficulty w...

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  • Australian minister sparks row over gay marriage
Australian minister sparks row over gay marriage

Speaking at an after-party event following the Federal Liberal council gala-dinner on Friday, Pyne told colleagues: "Friends, we are in the winner's circle but we have to deliver a couple of things and one of those we've got to deliver before too long is marriage equality in this country".

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  • Raiders reward QB Derek Carr with record $125 million deal
Raiders reward QB Derek Carr with record $125 million deal

Both sides had expressed a strong interest in signing a long-term deal with Carr, who was scheduled to enter the final year of his rookie contract. But it was Carr's focus not to rob the Raiders of their ability to continue rewarding their young talent.

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  • Professor fired for racially charged remarks on Fox News
Professor fired for racially charged remarks on Fox News

The racially charged quip ultimately cost the communications professor her job, as she was sacked soon after addressing the college community at an open forum on June 20, according to Munroe. "Racism can not be fought with more racism", Munroe added. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. A number of Durden's Ess...

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  • Philando Castile family reaches $3M settlement in death
Philando Castile family reaches $3M settlement in death

Robert Bennett, Ms. Castile's attorney, says it is a way to move forward quickly and not "exacerbate and reopen awful wounds". " No amount of money can ever replace Philando ", said Castille family lawyer Robert Bennett. The $2.9 million agreement that needs approval from a state court, will be paid by a company that holds the insurance polic...

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  • Nigerian governor calls for more efforts to end Boko Haram menace
Nigerian governor calls for more efforts to end Boko Haram menace

The attacks began at about 10:21pm on Sunday at the University of Maiduguri, which is located in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. "The forth female suicide bomber was arrested that same night but she died as a result of injuries she had sustained", Chukwu said.

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  • Albania's governing Socialists far ahead in early vote count
Albania's governing Socialists far ahead in early vote count

A tall former basketball player who often dresses casually in T-shirts, Rama campaigned with pledges to bolster economic growth and complete sweeping reforms of Albania's notoriously corrupt judicial system, which have been demanded by Brussels.

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  • Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires
Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires

Some victims were discovered in homes in isolated regions. At least 62 people have already perished in the massive forest fires blazing throughout central Portugal over the past two days and the government declared six days of mourning.

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  • UAE warns Qatar to accept demands or face 'divorce'
UAE warns Qatar to accept demands or face 'divorce'

The list of demands from the fours states, which cut diplomatic ties with Doha on 5 June and which are blocking air , sea and land routes in and out of Qatar, call for Doha to shut down state-owned broadcaster Al Jazeera , cut diplomatic ties with Iran, and close a Turkish military base in Qatar .

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  • Video captures teen falling from ride at Six Flags
Video captures teen falling from ride at Six Flags

He looked up to see the girl dangling and her little brother sat next to her in the green two-person pod, crying hysterically and saying he could not hold on to her. "My daughter was just traumatized", he said. Police said the ride was functioning properly when the girl and her brother got on it around 8 p.m.as the sun was setting on a clear, cal...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation probing MI airport stabbing as terrorism
Federal Bureau of Investigation probing MI airport stabbing as terrorism

He added that the attacker is a Canadian passport holder. It reopened on Wednesday evening. According to officials, Ftouhi was a lone-wolf attacker and they do not believe he is connected to a wider plot. But the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a statement , "it is too early to determine the nature of these alleged statements". Authori...

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  • Qatar isolation could last for years, says Emirati official
Qatar isolation could last for years, says Emirati official

So far, Qatar hasn't received any demands from Gulf nations, Foreign Minister Mohammed Al Thani told Qatar TV, calling the delay "evidence of the fragility of the basis of the actions against Qatar". Turkey and Qatar had previously signed a joint defense agreement, and Turkish authorities have been in the process of setting up a military base in...

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  • New owner for Holland & Barrett
New owner for Holland & Barrett

It has been owned by Carlyle since 2010, when they acquired the chain as part of their acquisition of United States business Nature's Bounty for $3.8 billion. The retail investment arm of Letter One will take control of the retailer's 1150 stores worldwide, following a bidding race which saw Superdrug's AS Watson Group consider a £1 billion bid...

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  • Coroner apologizes for misidentifying body
Coroner apologizes for misidentifying body

The mix-up began on May 6, when the Orange County Coroner told the elder Kerrigan that his son, Frank M.Kerrigan, 57, had been found dead behind a Verizon store in Fountain Valley , The Orange County Register reported . The father said he was told he didn't have to identify the body because authorities had already done that through finger...

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  • US mayors OK plan to use only renewable energy
US mayors OK plan to use only renewable energy

Mayor Steve Benjamin of Columbia, S.C., a Democrat who was a sponsor of the renewable energy resolution, said mayors could discuss the issue and offer more concrete solutions than national politicians. However, leaders in cities across the USA, including Pittsburgh, have vowed to meet the standards set in the Paris climate accords. Clinton was th...

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  • NDP, Greens defeat Liberal political donations bill
NDP, Greens defeat Liberal political donations bill

Green Leader Andrew Weaver issued a statement Monday saying that until the existing accord between their parties has been tested in the confidence vote, it would not be appropriate to consider debate on government bills. "We're also alive to the fact that there is a possibility, with a parliament configured the way this one is, we could be into an ...

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  • Judges Rule 'Making a Murderer' Confession Was Improperly Obtained
Judges Rule 'Making a Murderer' Confession Was Improperly Obtained

Center director Steven Drizin says the ruling provides a model for the kind of analysis that courts should undertake in assessing whether a confession was voluntary. The two then burned her body, Dassey told detectives. But Dassey's release has been delayed (like, a lot) due to the appeals process. Dassey has a mental deficiency that made him...

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  • SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation
SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation

But the North's only member of the International Olympic Committee, Chang Ung, reportedly expressed doubts about whether there would be enough time to agree on the details of a unified team, according to a South Korean taekwondo official also cited by Yonhap .

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  • Special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching
Special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching

Aide Kellyanne Conway got into the spirit when she tweeted, "Laughing my #Ossoff". House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is getting a great deal of blame from Democrats for this week's special election losses in Georgia and SC, but another former House Speaker, Newt Gingrich said Thursday he hopes she stays right where she is.

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