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Fred and Cindy Warmbier (WARM'-beer) talked Tuesday in a "Fox & Friends" interview amid an escalating war of words between the Trump administration and North Korea. Otto Warmbier was jailed for stealing a Pyongyang hotel sign in 2016 and died days after being medically evacuated to the USA in June. North Korean officials previously said Warmbier had contracted botulism after taking a sleeping pill, and was ultimately put into a medically-induced coma.
  • Trump accuses Facebook of being 'anti

    Trump accuses Facebook of being 'anti

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    Trump last week framed the news as a continuation of what he maintains is a "hoax". "Collusion?" he tweeted Wednesday morning. While these Facebook ads have been described as pro-Trump, company CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been mildly critical of the president's vitriolic immigration ideas and policies.
  • Paul Horner, writer of fake news about 2016 election, found dead

    Paul Horner, writer of fake news about 2016 election, found dead

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    Maricopa County Sheriff's Office spokesman Mark Casey said Tuesday authorities discovered Paul Horner dead in his bed on September 18. The Maricopa County medical examiner said there were no signs of foul play, and that there was evidence the death could have been caused by an accidental overdose.
  • Court Rejects Sharif's Request For Exemption From Hearings

    Court Rejects Sharif's Request For Exemption From Hearings

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    The seat fell vacant after the Supreme Court disqualified then prime minister Sharif in Panamagate and instructed National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to file references in the regard. "When they could not find any proof of wrongdoing against me, they constituted a joint investigation team". The court had last week summoned Mr Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Safdar to appear before it on September 26.
  • Trump warns of 'devastating' military option as North Korea moves jets

    Trump warns of 'devastating' military option as North Korea moves jets

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    And he assigned some fault for the mounting crisis to his predecessors for failing to address the North's nuclear ambitions over many decades. "You had various administrations ... "Missile expert Elleman said his main concern was that any North Korean defensive move could quickly lead to all-out conflict". Another possibility is that North Korea is trying to win space to save face as it contemplates whether to de-escalate its stand-off with Washington, he said yesterday.
  • Why Twitter Allows Trump's Belligerent Messages — Newsworthiness' Comes First

    Why Twitter Allows Trump's Belligerent Messages — Newsworthiness' Comes First

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    Despite an escalation between the United States and North Korea , Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Tuesday that Pyongyang had not changed its military posture, according to Reuters . Pyongyang says it needs the weapons to defend itself against the threat of a United States invasion. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has already promised Australia would stand with the United States in the event of a North Korean attack.
  • Hurricane Maria remnants to arrive in the United Kingdom this weekend

    Hurricane Maria remnants to arrive in the United Kingdom this weekend

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    The storm, which is moving across the North Atlantic on course for the United Kingdom, is expected to weaken as it leaves tropical waters but forecasters are still predicting strong winds and heavy rain to batter parts of the country. Met Office meteorologist Luke Miall said: "We have got two ex-hurricanes Maria and Lee that are going to jointly head their way across the Atlantic".
  • United States slaps sanctions on 8 North Korean banks

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    Poll also reveals that most feel Trump not handling crisis responsibly Two-thirds of Americans are opposed to a preemptive strike or military measures in general against North Korea, a survey shows. The Trump administration, referring to the tweet, stressed that the U.S.is not seeking to overthrow North Korea's government. "It is only a forlorn hope to consider any chance that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) would be shaken an inch or change its stance due to the harsher ...
  • 26% rise in vehicle thefts across Thames Valley

    26% rise in vehicle thefts across Thames Valley

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    After London, the region with the highest reported number of vehicles robbed was the West Midlands with the police force there reporting nearly 6,000 thefts, for an approximately 43% increase on 2013, and West Yorkshire Police reporting 5,597, a 57% rise when compared to the 2013 figures.
  • Winston Peters speaks from Parliament

    Winston Peters speaks from Parliament

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    New Zealand First leader Winston Peters spent 30 minutes berating media while revealing little information in a press conference this afternoon. But Peters also has a track record of siding with the party that wins the most votes in an election, and is less than complimentary about Labour's minority partner, the Green Party.
  • Police 'surround vehicle and shoot into it' near Bristol

    Police 'surround vehicle and shoot into it' near Bristol

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    Police have confirmed they were scrambled this morning to deal with an " incident " and said the road would be closed for some time. Then they dragged a man from the auto to resuscitate him. Mark De Lancey said: 'I got up on the roundabout as the police were smashing the guys window and dragging him out. POLICE shot dead a man on a major road as terrified witnesses claim he was blasted "ten times" before being dragged on to the carriageway.
  • Congress Slams Govt On Economy After Yashwant Sinha's Article

    Congress Slams Govt On Economy After Yashwant Sinha's Article

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    This was after Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram lashed out at the Modi government asking if it will finally conceded that the economy was sinking. Yashwant Sinha in an editorial on Wednesday wrote that the Indian economy is in a mess. He said the Congress was told to shut up when it flagged the weaknesses in the economy.
  • Temperatures to Cool, Rain Possible Tuesday Through Thursday

    Temperatures to Cool, Rain Possible Tuesday Through Thursday

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    High temperatures for both Columbus and Tupelo have reached at least 90 degrees each afternoon for a week (Sept 17th-Sept 24th). It was the second consecutive day of 90-degree heat, with the chance we may see a third today. Most places will drop into the 50s early Saturday and Sunday morning. But that is still warmer than typical late-September weather. It will be a warm and muggy evening with temperatures only falling into the mid to upper 60s.
  • Trump Adds Venezuela to Travel Ban List, Caracas Slams

    Trump Adds Venezuela to Travel Ban List, Caracas Slams "Imperial Conduct"

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    According to the opposition delegation, the President Maduro did not comply with the conditions imposed by the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD), said Luis Florido, president of the Foreign Policy Committee of the National Assembly. The foreign ministry said travel bans like the one announced on Sunday were incompatible with global law. The opposition and members of the Venezuelan government met with the president of the Dominican Republic earlier this month.
  • Palace respects Ombudsman probe into Duterte's wealth

    Palace respects Ombudsman probe into Duterte's wealth

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    Critics say that numerous killings have been outside of the scope of law. There were conflicting messages from the presidential palace on Duterte's whereabouts, however. China refused to accept the court's ruling. He was due to attend several public events in Manila on Tuesday evening. By granting a writ of continuing mandamus, the petitioners said the court would be able to "ensure that respondents perform their ministerial duties" as spelled out in the 1987 Constitution and various ...
  • North Korea accuses Trump of declaring war

    North Korea accuses Trump of declaring war

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    Ri went on to say that North Korea now has "all the rights to exercise the rights to self-defense" and that whether the U.S. or North Korea will survive "will be made clear when the time comes". The eight banks are all in North Korea. "He declared a war on our country". Trump last Tuesday told the U.N. General Assembly he was ready to "totally destroy" North Korea if it threatened the United States or one of its allies.
  • Pakistani cricket star Khan criticizes US's Afghan policy

    Pakistani cricket star Khan criticizes US's Afghan policy

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    Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, who is attending the 72nd session of UN General Assembly, said this at a seminar in NY on Tuesday, according to Pakistani media. "The unprovoked violations on the LoC and the working boundary, escalating political rhetoric, excessive use of force against unarmed civilians in occupied Kashmir and harassment of minorities, particularly Muslims in India, do not bode well for peace, reconciliation and dialogue in South Asia", he said.
  • Sunny Deol and Dimple Kapadia spotted holding hands; Twitter goes into frenzy

    Sunny Deol and Dimple Kapadia spotted holding hands; Twitter goes into frenzy

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    In the 80s, there were rumours that Sunny Deol and Dimple Kapadia had a relationship and though the rumours died a natural death after a few years, a video , which has surfaced recently, may reignite gossip mills. For the uninitiated, Sunny is married to Pooja Deol, while Dimple was married to late actor and India's first superstar Rajesh Khanna. They never divorced each other began to live spearately since 1984.
  • North Korea accuses US President of declaring war

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    The White House has dismissed as "absurd" an accusation by North Korea that US President Donald Trump had declared war on the Asian nation. Trump also used the derisive "Rocket Man" reference to Kim in his speech to the U.N. -North Korea nuclear crisis, no one can be sure where this would lead or whether the North will even carry out its threat. The secretive state has also threatened to "shoot down" U.S.