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Author: 0 Korea detains its fourth USA citizen

When an American citizen is reported detained, the USA works with the Swedish Embassy in the North Korean capital, since the US and the North do not have diplomatic relations. The university said it could not comment further because Kim's detention was not related to his work at the university. Foreign media said that Kim is an ethnic Korean born in China, educated in the U.S.

Author: 0 Donald Trump to nudge courts rightward with slate of appeals nominees

According to people close to Trump's inner circle, Trump is likely to nominate Joan Larsen and John Bush to the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Davis Stras to the 8th Circuit, Amy Barrett to the 7th, and Kevin Newsom to the 11th. Most Democrats refused to support Gorsuch because they were still seething over the Republican blockade a year ago of President Barack Obama's pick for the same seat, Merrick Garland.

Global Media The Queen's harsh line for William and Harry
Author: 0 The Queen's harsh line for William and Harry

Being relentlessly snapped by paparazzi used to be par for the course for the royal family. The 95-year-old will no longer accept invitations to royal events starting in September. 'Prince Philip is important to us because our ancestors told us that part of our custom is in England, ' said Mr Malia, who took over from his father as village chief in 2003.

Author: 0 Pre-existing conditions and the health plan: Who's covered?

Finally, the issue of how best to help those with pre-existing conditions will likely be the most politically volatile of the debates to come. Though, the amendment itself claims, "Nothing in this Act shall be construed as permitting health insurance issuers to discriminate in rates for health insurance coverage by gender".

Global Media US Senate Panel Taking New Look at Russian Meddling in Presidential Election
Author: 0 US Senate Panel Taking New Look at Russian Meddling in Presidential Election

It also asked for information about financial or real estate holdings the former Trump advisers may have that are linked to Russian Federation. And the panel, sources said, is prepared to subpoena them for the records if necessary. The Senate letter to Page is the latest sign that its Russian Federation investigation is plowing ahead, now moving to the phase of calling in high-profile witnesses.

Global Media Israel rebukes Sweden for supporting UNESCO resolution
Author: 0 Israel rebukes Sweden for supporting UNESCO resolution

In December, after the Security Council passed Resolution 2334, Netanyahu ordered $6 million cut from Israel's payment to the UN. Altogether, only $2.7 million of the original $10.7 million will be given to the global body. Earlier in the day, Culture Minister Miri Regev (Likud) proposed evicting UNESCO from its Jerusalem headquarters in the Armon HaNatziv villa in Talpiot, eastern Jerusalem , seeing as, 50 years after the unification of Israel's eternal capital, there was no longer need ...

Global Media Pope blasts Trump, US, for using 'mother' to describe bomb
Author: 0 Pope blasts Trump, US, for using 'mother' to describe bomb

Pope Francis holds his weekly general audience on Wednesday mornings, and senior Vatican sources said the meeting with the President had to be squeezed in before that. The Pope took offence to the word "mother" being used to describe a deadly weapon. According to the Pentagon, it was dropped from a US aircraft in the Nangarhar province, targeting a tunnel complex used by IS , the BBC reported .

Author: 0 Iraq, US in Talks to Keep American Troop Presence after IS

He added that the source could not confirm whether the Iraqi air force or the US-led coaltion was responsible for the raid. According to them, ISIS has so far lost more than 60% of its territory in Iraq. At the invitation of the Iraqi government, former President Barack Obama recommitted troops to Iraq in 2014. Al-Abadi has long struggled to balance Iraq's dependence on both the USA and Iran.

Author: 0 10 things we learned from FBI Director James Comey's Senate hearing

In his words, they were to "speak" or to " conceal ". " Concealing , in my view, would be catastrophic". The emails were found on a computer belonging to disgraced former lawmaker Anthony Weiner , implicated in recurring internet sex scandals, who also happens to be the husband of Huma Abedin , a top Clinton aide.

Global Media Duke of Edinburgh to step down from royal public engagements
Author: 0 Duke of Edinburgh to step down from royal public engagements

In a statement on Thursday morning, the Palace said Prince Philip had made a decision to step down from public engagements from the northern hemisphere's autumn. The Queen will continue with her royal engagements as usual. Harvey Oyer, a Florida attorney who was invited to a Buckingham Palace lunch reception, told The Associated Press that Philip looked remarkably well.

Global Media Rights group: Syria used suspected nerve agents in 4 attacks
Author: 0 Rights group: Syria used suspected nerve agents in 4 attacks

Photos and videos of the remnants of weapons used in the attack "appear to be consistent with the characteristics of a Soviet-made air-dropped chemical bomb specifically created to deliver sarin", according to the report. A third suspected nerve agent attack in northern Hama on March 30 caused no deaths but wounded dozens of civilians and combatants, according to residents and medical personnel, the report said.

Global Media Pak 15-member parliamentary delegation arrived in Kabul
Author: 0 Pak 15-member parliamentary delegation arrived in Kabul

The Speaker said Pakistan believed in harnessing good neighbourly relations on equal footing. He said the Pakistani delegation has taken a note of the concerns shared by Afghanistan and they submit the Afghan concerns and issues to the Pakistani authorities upon their return.

Global Media Texas Governor Signs Sanctuary City Ban
Author: 0 Texas Governor Signs Sanctuary City Ban

It's inexcusable to release individuals from jail that have been charged with heinous crimes like sexual assault against minors, domestic violence and robbery. The new measure would fine government entities up to $25,500 for each day the law is violated. "This racist and wrongheaded piece of legislation ignores our values, imperils our communities and sullies our reputation as a free and welcoming state".

Global Media Egypt reopens crossing with Gaza in humanitarian move
Author: 0 Egypt reopens crossing with Gaza in humanitarian move

Egypt has temporarily reopened the Rafah border crossing, in one direction, to allow hundreds of stranded Palestinians to return to the Gaza Strip, according to officials. The 1.8 million Palestinian residents in Gaza, blocked by sea and land by Israel, suffer of lack of basic products, as well as serious infrastructure deterioration as a result of continued Israeli attacks from August 2014.

Author: 0 Afghan defence minister and army chief quit after Taliban slaughter

Taliban militants have claimed responsibility for the attack. Afghans slammed the government for its inability to counter the attack, though Habibi said at a press conference in Kabul yesterday that his resignation was voluntary, comparing himself to "a soldier who sacrifices in battle".

Author: 0 GOP health victory may be fleeting as wary Senate awaits

US President Donald Trump has lashed out at the media about the coverage of his replacement healthcare bill. Some senators have signaled that they plan to start from scratch in writing a new health care bill. On May 4, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives voted by a margin of 217 yeas - 213 nays to pass the mis-named American Health Care Act, H.R. 1628, which repeals the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a.