North Korea has released Otto Warmbier. The University of Virginia undergraduate was detained in North Korea in January 2016 for attempting to steal a slogan banner from the restricted areas of the hotel. He was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. Warmbier confessed he tried to steal the banner because he was offered a used car worth $10,000. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson announced that the student is on his way back home to Cincinnati. The release comes amid former NBA star Dennis Rodmans return visit to the North Korea, though Rodman claimed the detained Americans are not his purpose. There are currently 3 more Americans detained in North Korea.
Jun 15, 2017
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A gunman opened fire on Republican members of Congress during a baseball practice near Washington early on 14 June. Several people were wounded including House of Representatives Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who according to reports does not have life threatening injuries.
Jun 14, 2017
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and four others were injured when a gunman opened fire on members of Congress practicing for a charity baseball game this morning at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Virginia. Five people were injured in the shooting, including Scalise, R-Louisiana, the House majority whip, as well as the suspect. Scalises office said Scalise was shot in the hip and is undergoing surgery. He is listed in stable condition, his office said.
Jun 14, 2017
Around 200 firefighters were deployed to tackle a huge fire at a high-rise apartment block in the Latimer Road area of West London in the early hours of 14 June. At least six people have been killed with the number expected to rise.
Jun 14, 2017
Parliament's Monsoon Session likely to begin on July 12; set to be stormy with farmers' protests, cattle slaughter ban
Michael Gove has played down concerns that a potential Confidence and Supply agreement between the Conservatives and DUP could undermine the governments impartiality in its dealings with political parties in Northern Ireland. Speaking in Westminster, the newly appointed environment secretary also dismissed talk of the UK remaining in the Single Market, as the government prepares to embark on negotiations with Brussels.
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