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Author: 0 Boat sinks on Colombia reservoir

The head of the disaster response agency confirmed that nine had died and the rescue attempt was ongoing. The Colombian Air Force said it deployed a helicopter to help with the rescue operation. A long holiday weekend in Colombia meant that the resort was particularly busy on Sunday. Medellin's mayor Federico Gutierrez said he is sending a team led by a firefighting crew captain and five scuba divers.

Global Russian troops, defence industry benefit from Syrian operations: Vladimir Putin
Author: 0 Russian troops, defence industry benefit from Syrian operations: Vladimir Putin

He compared Comey's move to that of NSA contractor Edward Snowden, adding on a sarcastic note that Russian Federation could grant Comey political asylum. The 2017 edition aired Thursday, during which Putin addressed tensions with the U.S. According to a report from NBC News , Putin stressed the idea that Russian Federation is not even an enemy of the United States in the first place.

Global Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death
Author: 0 Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the USA will "hold North Korea accountable" for Warmbier's "unjust imprisonment", and is also demanding the release of three other Americans who are being detained. He was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for trying to steal an item bearing a propaganda slogan from his hotel, North Korea state media said. The spokesman, who was not named, said that United States doctors who travelled to North Korea to carry out Warmbier's medical evacuation had ...

Global Chuck Todd: Pelosi Is a 'Pretty Big Drag' on Democrats' Electoral Chances
Author: 0 Chuck Todd: Pelosi Is a 'Pretty Big Drag' on Democrats' Electoral Chances

Big donors to the party's congressional campaign committee were also available to Pelosi through her "Speaker's Cabinet" program, which gave them special access to the Democratic leader. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, who was unsuccessful past year in trying to unseat Pelosi. "We need a vision, where we want to go as a party, and we need a message how are we going to get there", Rice said.

Global North Korea tests suspected ICBM rocket engine
Author: 0 North Korea tests suspected ICBM rocket engine

US President Trump said earlier this year that he would be open to talking with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un one-on-one under the right circumstances, but White House spokesman Sean Spicer poured cold water on that prospect on Tuesday in light of Mr Warmbier's death.

Author: 0 London police confirm mosque attack victim Bangladeshi

The man arrested after a van ploughed into worshippers close to the Finsbury Park Mosque here on Monday was charged Friday with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder. Osborne was wearing a white T-shirt and grey jogging trousers, and appeared to have a bruised face. He had moved from Bangladesh at the age of 10. He was married with four daughters and two sons, and had two grandchildren.

Global Donald Trump Takes Victory Lap In Iowa After GOP's Georgia Win
Author: 0 Donald Trump Takes Victory Lap In Iowa After GOP's Georgia Win

Plus, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich told Fox on Thursday that he also hopes that the Democrats keep Pelosi because the Republicans already know how to win elections against a Pelosi-run party. Democrats raised and spent $ 23 million in favor of Ossoff's bid against former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel , and a combined $50 million was spent in the race overall.

Global North Korea preparing for another nuclear weapons test
Author: 0 North Korea preparing for another nuclear weapons test

U.S. President Donald Trump has warned that a major conflict with North Korea is possible over its weapons programs, though U.S. officials say tougher sanctions, not military force, are the preferred option. Separately, Pyongyang yesterday said the death of USA university student Otto Warmbier soon after his return home in a coma was a mystery. Till now, these road-mobile missiles haven't been tested so the USA does not know whether they work or not.

Global Brussels: Central Station attacker was Moroccan national, say authorities
Author: 0 Brussels: Central Station attacker was Moroccan national, say authorities

Nobody else was killed or injured according to the prosecutor's office. Pierre Meys, a fire service spokesman, told RTL that some kind of explosion has happened in the station, but it is unclear what caused the blast. Mr Jambon said the security will remain high at Brussels rain facilities, which means there is a serious and likely threat. "The question that was asked was not to know whether there would be bombings, but how to endure them, resist against them, stand up against them with ...

Author: 0 Trump state visit to United Kingdom will go ahead, Boris Johnson says

But First Secretary of State Damian Green acknowledged that it may not be possible to reach a deal in time for the Commons vote on the Queen's Speech package on June 29. Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said: "This slimmed-down Queen's Speech shows a Government on the edge". His rare absence from the State Opening of Parliament added to the solemnity of an occasion cherished by the British people and replete with historical tradition.

Global Australia halts air strikes in Syria
Author: 0 Australia halts air strikes in Syria

The U.S. military said it is not at war with the Assad regime, but is taking defensive actions to protect the U.S. -backed Syrian Defense Force (SDF). The drone, roughly the size of a U.S. Predator unmanned aerial vehicle, was armed and within range of striking U.S. -led coalition troops and their Syrian allies, the official said, who said the strike was in "self-defense".

Global JK mob lynching: Three more arrested, SIT constituted
Author: 0 JK mob lynching: Three more arrested, SIT constituted

Police chief S.P. Vaid says two alleged attackers have been arrested. "The instructions have been passed to the cops for their safety and security, as the recent brutal killing of the senior police officer has given rise to more insecurity apprehensions", Bhat said.

Global Baby still stuck in borewell
Author: 0 Baby still stuck in borewell

She slipped into an open borewell in Ranga Reddy district on Thursday. Reports state that the baby has been identified as Veena, the daughter of a migrant labourer Yadaiah, who fell into the hole at around 7.30 pm. After day-long rescue operations on Friday to pull her out failed, they surmised that either the baby might have slipped further deep into the borewell or got stuck at some point in the mud.

Author: 0 United States to Seek Supreme Court Review of Second Ruling on Travel Ban

The Ninth Circuit panel ruled that the travel ban does not account for why allowing the entry of nationals from the six targeted countries under "current protocols" would harm US interests. . That number is nearly half the amount of travelers from those countries that came to the USA when former President Barack Obama was in office a year ago, with 4,454 coming into the country.

Global Another North Korean defects to the South
Author: 0 Another North Korean defects to the South

The officials told Fox News that the latest engine test on Thursday was conducted in the city of Yun Song, where previous rocket tests have taken place. Fang Fenghui, to discuss the North Korean issue. Chang crossed the tense border just days after South Korea's new sports minister, Do Jong-hwan, proposed forming a joint women's hockey team and holding skiing events at North Korea's Masikyrong resort during the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.

Global Not Negotiable: North Korea Sticks to Its Guns on Nuclear Weapons
Author: 0 Not Negotiable: North Korea Sticks to Its Guns on Nuclear Weapons

In April, the South Korean women's football team faced North Korea in Pyongyang, while the North Korean women's hockey team played South Korea in Gangneung, some 230 kilometers east of Seoul . "As long as North Korea continues its provocations, I believe that we will have no choice but to apply additional and strong pressure on it", he added.

Global Puerto Rico Overwhelmingly Say Yes To Statehood But Will Congress Approve?
Author: 0 Puerto Rico Overwhelmingly Say Yes To Statehood But Will Congress Approve?

On the other hand, independence and free association received 1.5% of the vote, while the current territorial status gained just 1.3%. The participation rate was almost 23 percent with roughly 2.26 million registered voters. As U.S. citizens, Puerto Ricans can simply pack up and move to the mainland U.S. for better job and educational opportunities. "Puerto Ricans think of themselves as Americans, but most Americans don't recognize them as citizens".

Author: 0 Turkish Soldiers Take Part in Military Drills in Qatar

Qatar has denied accusations by its neighbors that it funds terrorism, foments regional instability or has cosied up to their enemy Iran. "Qatar is under blockade, there is no negotiation". His statement came a day after the deadline set for Qataris to leave three Arab Gulf countries - UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain - expired. The Turkish troops arrived in Qatar on a long joint military exercises.

Author: 0 No sign of healing in G7 climate change rift

In it, the administration formally rejected both the Paris climate deal itself and the concept of Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs), worldwide bodies through which developed countries funnel money to poorer nations to help them cut their pollution.

Global Ex-DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson defends Obama handling of Russian meddling
Author: 0 Ex-DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson defends Obama handling of Russian meddling

Oklahoma election officials met with the Department of Homeland Security previous year to go over an array of cybersecurity options, Dean said. Acting Deputy Undersecretary for Cybersecurity and Communications for the National Protection and Programs Directorate within DHS Jeanette Manfra said all "system owners" had been notified if they were impacted, but in some cases that may not be state election officials.

Global Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish
Author: 0 Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

The case is Murr v. Wisconsin . Solicitor Misha Tseytlin said that legal link exists between the two Murr properties and that's what combines them into one in the government's eye. The government argued that it owed the family nothing because it is fair to view the property as a whole. Instead, he said that, as in the past, "courts must consider a number of factors", including "the treatment of the land under state and local law; the physical characteristics of the land; and the prospective ...

Global Key developments in Minnesota officer's manslaughter trial
Author: 0 Key developments in Minnesota officer's manslaughter trial

The case from the Assistant Ramsey County Prosecutor Jeff Paulsen in his closing statement was that "Officer Yanez used deadly force as a first option rather than a last resort". Yanez fired seven shots, hitting Castile five times, including twice in the heart, prosecutors said. Yanez is charged with second-degree manslaughter, punishable by up to 10 years in prison, and with two lesser counts of endangering Reynolds and her daughter for firing his gun into the vehicle near them.

Author: 0 Congresswoman DeLauro calls out Trump administration for apprenticeship programs

Apprenticeships were a priority for the Obama Administration and in 2015, Obama awarded $175 million in apprenticeship grants - the first-ever programmatic funding for registered apprenticeships in the U.S. Trump's budget, in fact, would slash federal spending on job-training programs , from $2.7 billion per year to $1.6 billion, a 40% cut. "These federal programs have strong bipartisan support in Congress and are being reformed to be more responsive to the needs of business through local ...

Global Russians targeted 21 election systems, U.S. official says
Author: 0 Russians targeted 21 election systems, U.S. official says

Sources have also said that an ongoing investigation is looking into whether any of this data made its way back to the Trump campaign. DNC officials have claimed that the offer from the DHS came months after the revelation of the hack and after the Federal Bureau of Investigation had begun their work in stopping the intrusion.

Author: 0 United States military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria

Iran said they launched six Zolfaghar medium range missiles at an ISIS target in Syria 450 kilometers away, in retaliation for the recent ISIS attack in Tehran that left 17 people dead. Senior Iranian officials, however, have pointed a finger at Saudi Arabia, Iran's Sunni regional rival. Amoli Larijani warned Takfiri and other terrorist groups not to test Iran 's defensive power, because it would cost them "very dearly".

Global Sena to hold meeting to decide on NDAs Prez nominee
Author: 0 Sena to hold meeting to decide on NDAs Prez nominee

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis , state BJP chief Raosaheb Danve and Mumbai BJP president Ashish Shelar welcomed Shah after he landed at the Mumbai airport. Attempting to put the BJP in a spot, the Sena was originally insisting on two different names. "In the end they are with us, they are with us in Maharashtra, Delhi and Uddhav Thackeray is a very sober person.

Author: 0 Turkish exports to Qatar triple during Gulf crisis: trade minister

The United Arab Emirates warned Qatar Friday that it faces "divorce" from its Gulf neighbours unless it takes seriously a list of demands including the closure of Al-Jazeera television. Gargash accused Qatar of leaking a document containing the demands by Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt , which have cut diplomatic ties and accused Qatar of sponsoring terrorism.

Global Taekwondo Team Opens Door to Inter-Korean Cooperation
Author: 0 Taekwondo Team Opens Door to Inter-Korean Cooperation

Kim Jong Un's regime has claimed its continued missile tests have been in retaliation to Washington and Seoul's joint military drills in the Korean Peninsula. The state media under the North Korea's government control did not broadcast any report on the rocket test, according to Al Jazeera . "They will also be drawing big pictures on how best to address the North Korean nuclear and missile threats", she added.

Global India's Modi heads to Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet
Author: 0 India's Modi heads to Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet

US Senator Kamala Harris also tweeted that she welcomes "Indian PM @NarendraModi to the United States and reaffirm the unbreakable bonds between our two nations". USA lawmakers from both parties urged Trump to push India to drop restrictions on trade and investment. The two leaders have already met twice on foreign soil on the sidelines of UN-related events and are said to be constantly in touch with each other over the phone.

Author: 0 Erdogan rejects Arab demands to remove Turkish troops from Qatar

In this Thursday Jan. 6, 2011 file photo, a traditional dhow floats in the Corniche Bay of Doha, Qatar, with tall buildings of the financial district in the background. The GCC, or Gulf Cooperation Council, includes Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Bahrain and Kuwait as well as Qatar. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it would give its official response to Kuwait, which has been acting as a mediator between Qatar and its neighbors.

Author: 0 Could Trump's White House tapes ruse actually get him in legal trouble?

Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, still wants a formal response in writing from the White House regarding the committee's request for Trump's "tapes", despite the president's tweets this afternoon. Comey, an Obama appointee, has been passive-aggressively retaliating against Trump ever since the president fired him in May. Trump's original tweet, warning Comey of potential tapes, appeared to be a blatant attempt to intimidate Comey prior to his ...

Global N.Korea conducts rocket engine test
Author: 0 N.Korea conducts rocket engine test

South Korea's military plans to deploy the Hyunmoo-2, which is created to hit targets as far as 800 kilometers (497 miles), after conducting two more test firings. 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.

Author: 0 Hopes fade in China as more landslide victims found with 93 missing

Officials told Reuters that at least 10 bodies have been retrieved so far; however, a report from state news agency Xinhua reports that 15 have been confirmed dead. Wang Yongbo, one of the local officials in charge of rescue efforts, described it as the biggest landslide in the region since the Wenchuan quake in 2008 - an 8.0 magnitude tremor that killed almost 70,000 people.

Global Israeli sources: Iran missile strike a 'flop,' with most missing target
Author: 0 Israeli sources: Iran missile strike a 'flop,' with most missing target

Two top Revolutionary Guard commanders said that the strikes were meant to send a message to the perpetrators of militant attacks in Tehran last week - claimed by Islamic State - that killed 18 people, as well as their supporters. The U.S. -led coalition in Syria meanwhile is keeping a close eye on Iran's military involvement with the Syrian regime. The U.S. military has established a roughly 31-mile "deconfliction" ring around at-Tanf, warning the pro-Assad, Iranian-backed ...

Global Pyongyang releases United States student as Rodman kicks off non-official visit
Author: 0 Pyongyang releases United States student as Rodman kicks off non-official visit

A pair hugs and cries outside the plane carrying Otto Warmbier , a 22-year-old University of Virginia undergraduate student who was imprisoned in North Korea in March 2016, before he is transferred from a transport aircraft to. Richardson, a Democrat, credited the Department of State with securing Warmbier's return from North Korea without any preconditions but said a forceful response from the USA government would be required "if it's determined that there was a cover-up and Otto's ...

Author: 0 Congress hits back at PM Modi for Emergency remark

The lawmakers - Republican House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady and Ranking Member Richard Neal, and Republican Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch and Ranking Member Ron Wyden - said the bilateral economic relationship "severely underperforms" as a result of India's failure to enact market-based reforms.

Global US military shoots down drone in Syria
Author: 0 US military shoots down drone in Syria

F-15E Strike Eagle at approximately 12:30 a.m. after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces", according to the statement . "The coalition does not seek to fight Syrian regime, Russian , or pro-regime forces partnered with them, but will not hesitate to defend coalition or partner forces from any threat", OIR said in the statement.

Global Finsbury Park attack suspect charged with terrorism-related murder
Author: 0 Finsbury Park attack suspect charged with terrorism-related murder

The man arrested after a van ploughed into worshippers close to the Finsbury Park Mosque here on Monday was charged Friday with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder. Osborne was arrested at the scene after being apprehended by the crowd. The prosecution's case is that Osborne carried out a premeditated attack which, they say, was motivated by extreme political views and the hatred of Muslims and that he acted deliberately to maim, injure and terrify.

Global Canadian PM Wishes Muslims Happy Eid El Fitr on Facebook
Author: 0 Canadian PM Wishes Muslims Happy Eid El Fitr on Facebook

Here we Present you the awesome and blissful collection, you can send these attractive pictures, Eid-Mubarak quotes and wishes to your relatives and friends in order to wish them " Eid Mubarak" with best wishes. The Shawwal moon sighting across India will begin today after Maghreb prayer The Muslim community of India is most likely to celebrate Eid Al Fitr 2017 on Monday, June 26.

Author: 0 Himanta vouches NEDA support for Kovind

Chief Minister K Palaniswami had yesterday announced the factions support to Kovind, who has since resigned as Governor of Bihar. However, it was a "white crows" remark by an AIADMK MLA which triggered the exchange of words between Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader K R Ramasamy and Cooperation Minister Sellur K Raju.

Global Capitol police arrest protesters outside McConnell's office
Author: 0 Capitol police arrest protesters outside McConnell's office

Sen. Chuck Schumer spoke out against the newly released Senate Republican health care bill on Thursday, calling the proposed legislation "heartless" and a "wolf in sheep's clothing". But Thursday's disabled demonstrators view the new Senate plan as an attack on them. More specifically, Warren added that "Senate Republicans are paying for tax cuts for the wealthy with American lives".

Global Key Republican Collins has 'serious concerns' on healthcare bill
Author: 0 Key Republican Collins has 'serious concerns' on healthcare bill

Ted Cruz of Texas, Mike Lee of Utah and Rand Paul of Kentucky in saying they couldn't support the Senate's health care bill just after McConnell made it public. U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said on Sunday that he sees a 50 percent probability that Republicans will be able to pass their healthcare bill.

Author: 0 Labour's Corbyn puts politics center stage at Glastonbury Festival

Jeremy Corbyn told festival-goers that "peace is possible and must be achieved" as he appeared on stage at Glastonbury . The politician, who is popular with Britain's young voters, was set to introduce U.S. The politician also made a jab at Donald Trump by pointing out a message that had been painted on a stage-side fence. JEREMY CORBYN has boasted that he will be Prime Minister by the end of the year, it emerged today.

Global Rouhani: IRGC Attack on IS Was Necessary
Author: 0 Rouhani: IRGC Attack on IS Was Necessary

Two U.S. officials said Iran fired six ballistic missiles during the attack - one Fatah-110 and five IRSS-1 "Zulfiqar" missiles. Most of the missiles missed their mark, and only one landed on its intended target despite claims by Iran's military that it struck an Islamic State command center and suicide vehicle bomb operation.

Global Kindergarten Teacher Fired, Refuses To Quit Making Porn
Author: 0 Kindergarten Teacher Fired, Refuses To Quit Making Porn

Sky declared, "I love teacher, I love sex", before school officials confronted her about her appearances in films such as Amateur Allure and Swallow Salon . "It is easy money". She'll started looking for a teaching gig again someday, but said she would avoid Christian-based schools. She was an up-and-coming industry star and her Instagram account - filled with skimpily clad shots of Skye - has about 13,400 followers.

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