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Warmbier Death Pushes Potential Trump-Kim Meeting 'Further Away'

Senator John McCain said overnight that Americans who are "stupid" enough to still want to travel to North Korea should be required to sign a waiver absolving the United States government of any blame should they be harmed while there. "It puts us in a really precarious situation when Americans are detained there". "We are doing according to our national laws, and according to the worldwide standards", Han said, adding that he was not an expert on detention issues .

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GOP senators complain on eve of health care bill unveiling

Enough of them have voiced concerns to leave the bill's fate uncertain. Still, the Obamacare proposal had undergone multiple committee hearings before that final stage, unlike the Senate Republicans' emerging plan. The so-called individual mandate - aimed at keeping insurance markets solvent by prompting younger, healthier people to buy policies - has always been one of the GOP's favorite targets.

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Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated

Those claims haven't been confirmed yet, we should note. GREENE: Yeah, this is a big deal, right? As I wrote over the weekend , this is just the beginning of a conflict in Syria that is reaching an inflection point. Iran, of course, says, look, this is all defensive, nothing to do with the nukes. The missiles successfully hit the targets, Sharif said. "This activity also includes their attempts to establish themselves in Syria and, of course, to transfer advanced weapons to Hezbollah ...

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Bihar Board to announce class 10 result on 20 June 2017!

This year, the BSEB took a number of initiatives to ensure the exams involving almost 17 lakh students are conducted in a fair manner, including bar coding of answer books and strict surveillance. The results will appear on the screen. You can save this information or download the results in pdf form. One has to send an SMS in following format to check the result.

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What we know about the injuries from the Alexandria shooting

Though no other legal problems are listed in St. Clair County, which includes Belleville, since 2011, Hodgkinson did come to the attention of local law enforcement as recently as late March. Lobbyist Matt Mika was shot multiple times and remains hospitalized. The FBI said it had recovered and was processing a cellphone, a computer and a camera.

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Israeli PM says work begun on new West Bank settlement

A senior Palestinian minister close to President Mahmoud Abbas told Al-Monitor that the Palestinian leadership is ready to seriously engage with the Trump administration on moving ahead with plans for a regional deal for Palestinian-Israeli peace.

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Trump under investigation for possible obstruction of justice

The most explosive was a June 14 report in The Post that Mueller's probe "now includes an examination of whether President Trump attempted to obstruct justice". The order by the general counsel for his transition team casts a wide net on documents that could shed light on ties between Trump's presidential campaign and representatives of Russia's government.

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Senate approves new sanctions over Russia's meddling in US election

Earlier Wednesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expressed his opposition to the legislation , saying it would hurt the " flexibility " the administration needs to "maintain a constructive dialogue" with Russian Federation. "We should look how it will happen, that is why, it is too early to speak about our reciprocal measures", Putin said in an interview with the Rossiya 1 TV channel aired on Saturday.

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Gulf storm to douse Lowcountry

The Air Force Reserve's Hurricane Hunters are scheduled to fly in and search for a center later today. "Before those storms develop, we will see light rain off and on at times because of a tropical system that is moving into the Gulf of Mexico", Bridges said.

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Amitabh Bachchan explains how GST would help India

The deadlines for submitting invoice-wise details in regular GSTR - 1, the government said would have to be filed for the month of July and August as per the below timelines. "It is a major challenge and government should devise a way through which traders can make digital compliance as required under GST", CAIT National President B.C.Bhartia and Secretary General Praveen Khandelwal said.

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Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing government

In a statement the White House said that these withdrawals had not affected the meeting and it will still take place. Among his many other responsibilities, Kushner was tapped to lead " a SWAT team of strategic consultants " who are tasked with bringing business ideas to the federal government.

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Cuba rejects new US policy, saying pressure will not work

The US administration's new policy toward Cuba indicates a return to the Cold War , and Washington needs to listen to the global community's voice on this issue, Russia's Foreign Ministry said. "I am proud to be an American", said 75-year-old Modesto Castaner, who trained with the Central Intelligence Agency in Guatemala before taking part in the failed bid to overthrow Fidel Castro's rule.

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Region is under a flash-flood watch

The threat of heavy rain and thunderstorms begins around noon, the National Weather Service says. The main hazards so far are damaging wind gusts and quarter-sized hail. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 9PM Sunday for Onondaga, Seneca, Southern Cayuga and Tompkins counties . Morning lows will be down into the 50s with daytime highs in the low to mid 80s.

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German Ex-Chancellor Kohl Dies at 87

Born on April 3, 1930, in Ludwigshafen, a western industrial city on the Rhine, Kohl joined the Hitler Youth but missed service in the Nazi army. "When a new spirit began to sweep through Eastern Europe in the 1980s, when freedom was won in Poland, when courageous people in Leipzig, East Berlin and elsewhere in East Germany staged a peaceful revolution, Helmut Kohl was the right person at the right time ", said Merkel.

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Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria

The missile attack was the first by Iran outside its own territory in 30 years, since the Iran-Iraq war of 1980-88, media in the Islamic republic has reported . "They say they are firing at the same people who planned the attacks in Tehran but it also bolsters the Syrian army effort right now". "Iran's missile capability protects its citizens in lawful self-defense", the minister said on his Twitter account on Monday following the country's missile attack against Takfiri ...

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Congressional Baseball Players to Wear Colors of Scalise's Favorite Team

Scalise underwent a third surgery Thursday and was still in critical condition in the morning at a local Washington , D.C., hospital. The congressman grievously wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Republican baseball practice is delivering a Father's Day message through his Twitter account.

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Trump cheerleaders turn on special counsel Mueller

We don't know if it's going to happen or if it won't happen. He could either ask Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to fire him, or, if Rosentein refuses, repeal the regulations that govern the appointment and fire him himself-a scenario that would echo Nixon's notorious Saturday Night Massacre .

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US shoots down Syrian fighter jet that attacked coalition forces, Pentagon says

Following the downing of the Syrian plane, clashes between government troops and coalition-backed fighters broke out in two villages some 40km south of the city of Raqqa , the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Tanf is a key town on the Iraq-Syrian border that has been home to a U.S. Special Operations training outpost for months. Coalition aircraft in a show of force stopped the initial advance.

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'Cars 3' speeds past 'Wonder Woman' at box office

Combined with everything it's made overseas, Wonder Woman has now made $571.8 million worldwide. Hollis also cited new character Cruz Ramirez, voiced by Cristela Alonzo, as an important part of the film. Sony's raunchy R-rated comedy, " Rough Night " came in at seventh place with $8.1 million from 3,162 locations. Lucia Aniello directed the film. Though these kind of movies historically never do well in theaters (everyone waits until these titles hit cable/streaming), Sony was hoping with ...

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Wife of alleged Virginia shooter: 'I can't believe he did this'

Scalise, the house majority whip, remains in a critical condition . In addition to targeting Republicans and the newfound assassination list, Hodgkinson posted inflammatory statements on Facebook criticizing President Trump and other members of the Republican party.

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Reported Missing After US Navy Ship Collision Off Japan

President Donald Trump retweeted an update Saturday from the USA 7th Fleet on the ship's status and the search-and-rescue mission, saying: "Thoughts and prayers with the sailors of USS Fitzgerald and their families". Navy Vice Adm. Joseph P. Aucoin, the 7th Fleet's commander, and many family members were on the pier when the stricken Fitzgerald arrived in Yokosuka, according to a release.

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Britain-EU Brexit talks to start Monday as planned

Hammond, speaking to reporters before a meeting of the 28 European Union finance ministers on Friday, said Britain should work closely with the bloc to prioritise jobs and prosperity when Brexit talks start next week. Among topics that need to be agreed upon is the status of United Kingdom citizens living and working in the EU, as well as that of European nationals doing the same in Britain.

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No DUP deal but Queen's Speech date confirmed

The state opening, a ceremony full of pomp in which the monarch reads out the Queen's Speech detailing the government's programme for the coming year, was due to take place on June 19. After days of uncertainty, the Government announced that the State Opening would now take place on Wednesday June 21 - two days later than originally scheduled.

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Four US soldiers killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan

The incident took place at Afghan National Army's (ANA) Shaheen Corps in Mazar-e Sharif city of Balkh province. The statement read that the incident was under investigation and more details would be provided when available. One Afghan soldier was killed, he said . Abdul Qahar Araam, spokesman for the 209 Army corps, said soldiers returned fired killing the attacker.

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Jo Cox family in message of unity on anniversary of MP's death

Jo Cox was campaigner on issues relating to the Syrian Civil War, and founded and chaired the all-party parliamentary group Friends of Syria. On June 16 previous year Jo Cox was shot and stabbed by a far-right extremist in Birstall , near her constituency of Bateley and Spen.