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Family: Freed student who died has 'completed his journey'
- June 22, 2017

Warmbier". However, Trump's latest tweet appears to possibly spell the end for this China-aided approach, while bringing into question what course of action the USA will take next to combat the threat of North Korea . Warmbier was accused in January 2015 of trying to steal a propaganda banner at his hotel while visiting North Korea , tearfully confessed and was convicted of subversion. (more...)
Trump calls Warmbier's death a 'total disgrace'
- June 22, 2017

The young man's family has not revealed the cause of death but in a statement blasted the "awful torturous mistreatment" he endured while imprisoned. "And frankly, if he were brought home sooner, I think the results would have been a lot different". Earlier the coroner's office said it had received Warmbier's body for an autopsy examination and was expecting to release preliminary findings later on Tuesday or on Wednesday. (more...)
Trump says China NKorea pressure hasn't worked Trump says China NKorea pressure hasn't worked
- June 22, 2017

Trump had made clear in the past that his preference was to work with China on North Korea , but that he was willing to go after them alone. The organizers of Warmbier's trip say they will no longer take USA citizens to the country. If they are unable to do so, the USA, with its allies, will! Warmbier was a 21-year-old college student when he signed up for a bargain tour of North Korea. (more...)
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain
- June 22, 2017

Another Mendes client, Colombian striker Radamel Falcao , is suspected of failing to correctly declare 5.6 million euros of income earned from image rights between 2012 and 2013 while he was at Atletico Madrid . The Portugal worldwide had knowingly used a "business structure" created in 2010 to hide his income in Spain from his image rights. It was just last July when Lionel Messi and his father were sentenced to 21 months in jail in part for using shell companies to avoid paying taxes. (more...)
China's MSCI inclusion is a game changer China's MSCI inclusion is a game changer
- June 22, 2017

As of 31 May 2017, the FTSE Emerging Markets All Cap China A Inclusion Index had a 5.00% stake in A-Shares-much larger than the 0.73% A-Shares weighting in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index . However, most of the opportunities exist for larger investors like fund managers. The second change was an agreement between MSCI and the authorities that onshore exchanges will not force index product providers, such as exchange-traded fund providers, to seek approval from them before launching ... (more...)
Iran calls missile attack on Syria militants a wider warning Iran calls missile attack on Syria militants a wider warning
- June 22, 2017

Islamic State claimed responsibility for a June 7 attack in which six terrorists attacked Iran's parliament and a mausoleum dedicated to revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, leaving a total of 17 victims dead and more than 50 injured. (more...)
Paris Police Targeted Again In Suspected Terror Attack Paris Police Targeted Again In Suspected Terror Attack
- June 22, 2017

FRENCH cops dramatically killed an armed suspect in the iconic Champs-Elysees avenue after he rammed a vehicle filled with guns and a gas bomb into a police van. The attacker died shortly after the incident, the French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said. Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet says the driver whose auto exploded as he tried to ram a police vehicle is "most probably" dead. (more...)
Suspect shot after explosion at Brussels train station
- June 22, 2017

Belgium has been on high alert for terrorist attacks, and recent incidents such as last week's power outage at Zaventem Airport, or an unruly driver in the city of Antwerp in March immediately cause terrorism fears. Belgian media say the suspect was a 37-year-old man from the Molenbeek neighborhood, the home and transit point for numerous suspects linked to bloody attacks in Brussels and in Paris in November 2015. (more...)
US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria
- June 22, 2017

Furthermore, as far as the use of long range missiles in the Syrian Civil War is concerned, both the United States and Russian Federation have conducted cruise missile strikes against targets in Syria . "This attack, before being a message for the terrorists, is a message for the supporters of terrorism in the region which are symbolized by the Saudi regime and the Americans", the state television website quoted Iranian parliamentarian Javad Karimi Qoddousi as saying. (more...)
FIFA targets gay slurs by Chile, Mexico fans in Russia FIFA targets gay slurs by Chile, Mexico fans in Russia
- June 22, 2017

With two goals on the board, Russia's midfield stopped taking risks and New Zealand struggled to create counter-attacking chances. Smolov had a hand in the opening goal and sealed the victory for the Confederation Cup hosts with a second as Russian Federation, playing in front of president Vladimir Putin , opened their Group "A" campaign with a comfortable 2-0 victory. (more...)
Russia considering retaliatory sanctions against US
- June 22, 2017

Petersburg on Friday. In a strongly worded statement, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Rybakov said Russia was canceling the meeting because the US ruined the circumstances by announcing updated sanctions this week, and by not returning two Russian diplomatic compounds in Maryland and NY. (more...)
Trump 'confirms' he's under probe Trump 'confirms' he's under probe
- June 22, 2017

Trump fired Comey on May 9. After the firestorm caused by Comey's firing, Rosenstein appointed Mueller, Comey's predecessor as FBI director, to take over the DOJ Russia investigation. It was not immediately clear whether the Federal Bureau of Investigation was the source of the information. Can't the White House just prevent the officials from talking? Moscow has denied any interference and the White House has denied any collusion. (more...)
JD(U) convenes its core committee meeting to discuss presidential elections JD(U) convenes its core committee meeting to discuss presidential elections
- June 22, 2017

Shah's gesture of calling up Thackeray to inform him about Kovind's candidature seems to have gone down well with Matoshree which, a BJP functionary pointed out, craves for a telephone call from Prime Minister Narendra Modi or Shah. A final call on the anti-Kovind candidate will be taken at a meeting of the Opposition front on June 22. He also thanked BJD leader and Odisha CM Navin Patnaik for supporting Kovind. (more...)
Netanyahu insists Israel retain Jordan valley military control Netanyahu insists Israel retain Jordan valley military control
- June 22, 2017

The move came as Israelis and Palestinians marked the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War, fought from June 5-10, 1967 and when Israel's occupation of the West Bank began. "Now is not the time to give up on this goal". As the 50-year-old anomaly of the occupation turns in the minds of an overwhelming majority of Israelis and Palestinians into the only reality they know, governed by constant violence and no political horizon, many of them - if not most - are accepting the erroneous assertion ... (more...)
Handel wins Ga House seat in key contest
- June 22, 2017

Handel faces Democrat Jon Ossoff in the race for Georgia's 6th Congressional District and is trying to hold on to a district her party has controlled since 1979. Voters in Georgia cast ballots in the priciest USA congressional race ever, a United States dollars 60 million political nailbiter where a Democratic novice could score an upset in a conservative stronghold - and deal a blow to President Donald Trump. (more...)
'American Horror Story' Season 7 Adds Colton Haynes to the Cast 'American Horror Story' Season 7 Adds Colton Haynes to the Cast
- June 22, 2017

Series co-creator and executive producer Ryan Murphy posted a photo to Instagram on Tuesday that shows the " Rough Night " actor covered in blood. Meanwhile, fans hoping to find out more about who Haynes is set to play will have to wait patiently. Haynes, who is repped by UTA and Ziffren Brittenham, had a recurring role on Season 2 of Murphy's Fox series " Scream Queens ". (more...)
Vehicle bomb attack in Mogadishu, al Shabaab claims responsibility Vehicle bomb attack in Mogadishu, al Shabaab claims responsibility
- June 22, 2017

The explosion destroyed the building of Wadajir District headquarters. Hussein says most of the dead are civilians. A column of white smoke was seen above the capital and some houses were rattled by the blast, DPA news agency reported. The incident took place in early May in the Somalian capital of Mogadishu when Public Works Minister Abbas Abdullahi Sheikh Siraji was shot dead in his auto. (more...)
Skipper Mithali sets semis target in Women's World Cup cricket
- June 22, 2017

In the previous edition in 2013, host India had finished a disappointing seventh; incidentally, Mithali had struck a century in the seventh place playoff to ensure that the side did not end up with the wooden spoon. This is the first time that any United Kingdom television broadcaster has provided full coverage of an ICC Women's World Cup. The tournament will run from June 24 to July 23. (more...)
North Korea suggested to 'co-host' 2018 Winter Olympic ski events North Korea suggested to 'co-host' 2018 Winter Olympic ski events
- June 22, 2017

The proposal, which would amalgamate North and South Korea's women's hockey teams, is one of a number of efforts at rapprochement ahead of the February opening of the Games in the South Korean town of Pyeonchang. "Hopefully, we'll be able to thaw lingering tensions as we try to bring North Korea on board", the Guardian reported Jong-hwan as telling the Korea Herald . (more...)
Trump Plans to Limit Travel and Investment Into Cuba, Say Officials
- June 22, 2017

Trump will lay out his new Cuba policy in a speech in Miami that will roll back parts of former President Barack Obama's opening to the communist-ruled island after a 2014 diplomatic breakthrough between the two former Cold War foes. "To say the least it would be nice to see Cuba turn itself around and embrace human rights". Cuba will also not be reclassified as a state sponsor of terrorism under the new policy. (more...)