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Donald Trump condemns North Korea after Otto Warmbier dies

Warmbier's family said they believed the student had found peace after being flown home. Let us state the facts plainly: " Otto Warmbier , an American citizen, was murdered by the Kim Jong Un regime". "The way his detention was handled was appalling, and a tragedy like this must never be repeated", it said. Warmbier, "Please save my life". The company also noted that no previous detainment of a tourist in North Korea "has ended with such tragic finality" and emphasized this must not be ... Read More »

Le Pen starts party 'overhaul' after election defeat

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Macron will need to keep the diverse and politically raw group of lawmakers united behind him as he sets out to overhaul the labour code, cut tens of thousands of public-sector jobs and overhaul an unwieldy pension system. The former ruling Socialists fell down to an all-time low of 29 seats, losing 287 seats. "The president of the Republic has all the powers", Jean-Christophe Cambadelis said late on Sunday after announcing he would step down as Socialist Party chief. Read More »

US Student Detained in North Korea Suffered Serious Brain Function Loss

Warmbier died in OH on Monday, days after being released by North Korea. Doctors who examined him after his return to said he had "extensive loss of tissue" in all parts of his brain. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Warmbier's death "touches the American heart like no other". He had had planned to study in China in his third year of college and heard about Chinese travel companies offering trips to North Korea. Read More »

BlackRock takes Scalable Capital stake in Europe 'robo-advisor' push

The investment - which takes the company's total funding to €41m - will enable Scaleable Capital to expand further across Europe, helping financial institutions cope with the need to increase investor protection, value for money and transparency in light of a " changing regulatory landscape ". Read More »

Hamas rejects Islamic State's claim of killing of Israeli officer

Hamas , the Palestinian Islamist group that runs the Gaza Strip, dismissed the IS claim , saying the attackers had come from among its own ranks and those of the leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). During the Islamic holy month of Ramadan , Israeli restrictions have been eased for Palestinians from the West Bank to travel to Jerusalem . Fuel for the small plant ran out two months ago, and a resumption of operations could give Gazans power for eight hours a ... Read More »

All President's men? How leaders welcomed Ram Nath Kovind's nomination

It instead said the Sena will take a "final decision" on Kovind in the meeting of its party leaders scheduled here Tuesday. Criticising the decision of NDA over the presidential candidate West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress Supremo Mamata Banerjee said, "There are other big Dalit leaders in India". Read More »

Apple seeks to void patent claims, fees in Qualcomm dispute

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In a federal court filing Tuesday, Apple cited a Supreme Court ruling last month that a printer-cartridge maker's patent rights end with the initial sale of the cartridges. One argument working in Qualcomm's favor, however: Apple and its contractors signed agreements to pay licensing fees this way. Apple added more allegations to its complaint against Qualcomm , escalating a massive battle over patent royalties that began in January. Read More »

Weapons Found In Car That Crashed Into Paris Police Van

Sources close to the probe said he had been on France's security watchlist since 2015 over ties to "the radical Islamist movement". The 31-year-old suspect, believed to be a known terror sympathiser, died in the apparent terror attack. A vehicle careered towards a French Gendarme van on Paris' famous Champs Elysees , and exploded on impact. Earlier this month an Algerian man attacked a policeman with a hammer outside Notre Dame cathedral, another key tourist draw, while troops shot ... Read More »

NHL Reveals Protection Lists Before Expansion Draft

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Not sure they're posting odds on this in Las Vegas , but it's a solid bet the brand new Golden Knights will select a goaltender - Pittsburgh's Marc-Andre Fleury - with the first pick of the 2017 National Hockey League expansion draft. For example, the most intriguing players from the Minnesota Wild's deep available list would be defencemen Matt Dumba or Marco Scandella, or forward Eric Staal . Read More »

Etats-Unis: une jeune musulmane tuée, le suspect en détention

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Selon l'AFP, qui cite des témoins, une altercation se produit et l'homme brandit une batte de baseball , obligeant le groupe à se réfugier à l'intérieur de la mosquée avant de se rendre compte de l'absence de Nabra. La police n'a, à ce stade, pas retenu la qualification de crime raciste. "Je suis écœurée et attristée". Une veillée à la bougie doit se tenir le 21 juin en hommage à la jeune fille, dans sa ville, Reston, en Virginie. Read More »

Mozilla launches its privacy-protecting Firefox Focus web browser on Android

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Fortunately, the new Firefox Focus application is now available on Play Store which you can download for absolutely free of cost. Focus also gets rid of "visual clutter" by eliminating tabs and menus. One of the most prominent features of the app is that it blocks ads that track a user's online activity . Firefox Focus blocks all such trackers, ads and hence web page performance is also boosted. Read More »

Rubio: Trump's Cuba Policy Will Help 'Individual Cubans'

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However, it says it will still co-operate with its larger neighbour. Declaring Obama's pact with Castro a "completely one-sided deal", Trump said he was canceling it. A group of Muhajirs have urged the Trump administration and US Congress to cut off military sales and aid to Pakistan, citing Islamabad's support to terrorism. Read More »

Investigation Is "Witch Hunt"

After Comey's firing, the administration gave differing reasons for his dismissal. Trump fired Comey in May. The three officials the Post says Mueller is interviewing are Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and Richard Ledgett, the recently retired deputy NSA director. Read More »

Role of Dhoni, Yuvraj come under scanner

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In the modern day cricket, number 4 and 5 positions often define the result the match and hence both Yuvraj and Dhoni at these positions could be bit of a liability considering the fact that they are past their prime and although there is no denying their match-winning prowess, a call has to be made if a team has to be moulded ahead of 2019 World Cup. Read More »

President Macron's party wins clear parliamentary majority

Macron's centrist progressive party REM beat all of its competitors in France's National Assembly elections: the conservative Republicans, the French Socialist Party, and the far-right National Front led by his main rival in France's presidential elections last month, Marine Le Pen . Read More »

Father of German reunification, Helmut Kohl, dies aged 87

Former US President Bill Clinton - who honored Kohl with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1999 - mourned the loss of his friend, saying his "visionary leadership prepared Germany and all of Europe for the 21st century". "Germany's chancellor had a personal, friendly, relation with Russia's first president - Boris Nikolayevich highly praised those warm feelings of Mr. Read More »

Theresa May promet la stabilité, l'opposition demande sa démission

Theresa May , appelée à la rescousse au lendemain de la consultation historique de juin 2015, n'a pas réussi à " transformer l'essai " et surtout asseoir sa légitimité lors des élections législatives de ce jeudi, où sa formation, le parti conservateur n'est pas parvenu à reconduire la courte majorité absolue qu'il détenait jusqu'à présent à la Chambre des Communes. Read More »

WVU officially announces Florida transfer QB Will Grier eligible for first game

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Instead, he left for West Virginia and sat out the 2016 season, requiring the NCAA to decide whether the ban was fully served or put on hold during his transfer year on the sideline. He sat out the the last six games of UF's season under that suspension before transferring to West Virginia . "We are pleased that Will has been cleared to play in our season opener by the NCAA", Holgorsen said. Read More »

Sean Spicer says Trump has confidence in Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein

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Our suggestion would be that Mueller decide first whether there is even a shred of evidence to back up the Trump-colluding-with-Russia claim - something that looks increasingly unlikely. The Secret Service denied the agency has tapes in response to an Freedom of Information Act request by the New York Times , saying, "There are no records pertaining to your request". Read More »

UK police: Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges

Police are carrying out searches at an address in the Cardiff area. M - The family of a man arrested after a terror attack near a London mosque say they are "shocked" and "devastated", BBCreported. Another witness, who gave his name as Athman, told AFP: " People were screaming: "It's a terrorist attack , it's an attack, this guy attacked us", and I had to run back and tried to save people who were still alive and giving water, helping the police". Read More »