• The three Americans imprisoned by North Korea
The three Americans imprisoned by North Korea

After suffering for 17 months in North Korea and more than a year in a coma, University of Virginia honor student Otto F. Warmbier died on Monday at the Cincinnati hospital. Trump had held high hopes for greater cooperation from China to exert influence over North Korea, leaning heavily on Chinese President Xi Jinping for his assistance.

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  • Richardson saddened by death of freed student
Richardson saddened by death of freed student

The family declined an autopsy."Otto Warmbier's death was a sudden tragedy for all of America", Fowle said in a telephone interview on Tuesday. The president seemed to place blame on the Obama administration, saying that if Warmbier had been returned home to the USA earlier, "I think the result would have been a lot different".

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  • Spicer seeks more strategic role at White House
Spicer seeks more strategic role at White House

According to Politico , Laura Ingraham , a conservative radio host, has interviewed for the job . Spicer has served as President Donald Trump's press secretary since the beginning of the administration in January. The author of the Atlantic article, Rosie Gray, tweeted Tuesday that "we're already several steps further into the " Sean ...

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  • Transformers: The Last Knight Review
Transformers: The Last Knight Review

The good news is that this is the purest, most unfiltered explosion of Bayhem since Bad Boys 2 (thank, you, Edgar Wright , for making it cool to like that one). Here's the plot (if you could call it that): Earth is now at war with the Autobots and Decepticons, and pretty much everybody rightly hates them except Cuba (the country) and the film'...

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  • Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relationship
Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relationship

The statement added that Trump was "poorly advised" to favour the political interests of an "extremist minority" of Cuban-Americans living in Florida, who, because of "petty motivations, will not give up on their ambition of punishing Cuba and its people".

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  • Accenture teams up with Microsoft to provide legal identification to refugees
Accenture teams up with Microsoft to provide legal identification to refugees

That means a person coming from a war-torn country won't have to worry if they leave any important documents behind because it can be accessed through the blockchain system. The prototype is designed so that personally identifiable information (PII) always exists "off chain", and is not stored in a centralized system. This system is expected to sup...

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  • Kepler Telescope Finds 10 Earth-like Habitable Planets
Kepler Telescope Finds 10 Earth-like Habitable Planets

They were among 219 new planets identified by the Kepler telescope, Nasa announced . After being deployed in 2009, it went on to detect a total of 2,335 confirmed exoplanets and 582 multi-planet systems. And one, dubbed KOI 7711 (for Kepler Object of Interest), is a possible "Earth twin", a rocky world just 30 times bigger than our own and rou...

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  • Overwatch: Get a Free Golden Loot Box, Guaranteed Legendary, With Twitch Prime
Overwatch: Get a Free Golden Loot Box, Guaranteed Legendary, With Twitch Prime

And Twitch only has some of Blizzard's events, including the Heroes of the Storm Global Championship, StarCraft II World Championship Series, Hearthstone Championship Tour, World of Warcraft Arena Championship, Overwatch APEX League, and Overwatch Premier Series.

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  • Iran's missile strikes in Syria send 'message' to region
Iran's missile strikes in Syria send 'message' to region

He also accused Iran of providing support for the Assad government, funding militias and foreign fighters in Iraq and Yemen, and arming "terrorist" organizations like Hezbollah, which threaten Washington's ally Israel. So, in that sense, Iran's attack on ISIS was far more modest than its last firing of ballistic missiles on the MEK. "Iran does no...

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  • Instagram Now Allows Users to Save and Share Live Broadcasts
Instagram Now Allows Users to Save and Share Live Broadcasts

Snap shares declined about 3 percent after the new Instagram Stories daily active user numbers were announced . According to Snap's last earnings report in May, the Snapchat platform totaled 166 million DAUs. You can also choose to Discard the video from the toggle so that it disappears as it would have done. Read: Sponsored Posts On ...

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  • Suspect Named In Van Attack On Worshippers Leaving London Mosque
Suspect Named In Van Attack On Worshippers Leaving London Mosque

Metropolitan Police said officers were called to the scene on Seven Sisters Road at 12:20 a.m. Monday. After being seized, he said he had wanted to kill "many Muslim people", one witness told journalists. Among those known to have worshiped at the mosque during Abu-Hamza's time there are convicted shoe bomber Richard Reid and Zacarias Moussaoui, ...

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  • Tropical Storm Bret forms in Atlantic off Venezuelan coast
Tropical Storm Bret forms in Atlantic off Venezuelan coast

Persons with marine interests in St Lucia are strongly advised to exercise extreme caution. It is expected to move northwestward near Louisiana by Tuesday - bringing lots of rain and potential flooding from Florida to Texas along the Gulf Coast through Thursday morning.

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  • Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)
Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)

Exxon Mobil Corp now has $347.61B valuation. Verus Financial Partners Inc. now owns 13,809 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $1,133,000 after buying an additional 1,564 shares during the last quarter. The Massachusetts-based Massachusetts Fincl Company Ma has invested 0.51% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Td Mngmt Ltd holds...

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  • Solar Power Will Kill Coal Faster Than You Think
Solar Power Will Kill Coal Faster Than You Think

Nothing is free, and someone will always be making money off of essential technologies. Victor joins KPBS Midday Edition on Monday with more on the challenges of relying completely on renewable energy. But they have never hit double digits as a share of American power production until now, the department's Energy Information Administration...

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  • Trump calls Warmbier's death a 'total disgrace'
Trump calls Warmbier's death a 'total disgrace'

An economics student from the University of Virginia, he was travelling in North Korea as a tourist when he was arrested on 2 January 2016. He was sentenced to 15 years in a labor camp after a one-hour trial in March 2016. His family confirmed late last night that he had died at hospital in Cincinnati, claiming he died as a result of abuse while ...

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  • Syria Plane Shot Down By US After Warnings Not Heeded
Syria Plane Shot Down By US After Warnings Not Heeded

The US said the Syrian fighter jet was shot down after it dropped bombs near American-backed forces. The Pentagon issued a 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".

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  • Tamim in ICC Champions Trophy team
Tamim in ICC Champions Trophy team

Revelation and redemption helped Pakistan turn world cricket's order upside down as Fakhar Zaman's maiden one-day global century and Mohammad Amir's brilliant new-ball spell underpinned a landslide 180-run win over India in the Champions
Trophy final.

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  • Barclays sees 40% chance of rival bid for Whole Foods
Barclays sees 40% chance of rival bid for Whole Foods

The deal comes after Whole Foods has been pressured as a key sales figure has declined. Ahold Delhaize owns Food Lion, Stop & Shop, Hannaford and Martin's Food Markets, among other domestic grocery brands. Which is why it's curious, notes the Washington Post , that Amazon has patented something called the "Physical Store Online Shopping Contro...

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  • 'I don't care': Aussie coach tetchy ahead of Confed opener
'I don't care': Aussie coach tetchy ahead of Confed opener

Fortunately for Leno, his errors were punctuated by goals from Lars Stindl , Julian Draxler and Leon Goretzka as Germany began their Russian Federation 2017 campaign with three points. The eventual tightness of the scoreline was in part down to the efforts of Ryan, a recent signing for Premier League newcomers Brighton and Hove Albion, and h...

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  • LIRR riders deserve discounts for Penn Station mess: Cuomo
LIRR riders deserve discounts for Penn Station mess: Cuomo

Cuomo today called on the MTA to reduce fares for LIRR commuters who are not traveling into Penn Station because they are riding trains that terminate at either Atlantic Terminal or Hunterspoint. Last week, Governor Cuomo announced the final agreement on the $1.6 billion redevelopment of the Penn-Farley Complex allowing for major construction to be...

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