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Student detained in N Korea is mourned at hometown funeral

Student detained in N Korea is mourned at hometown funeral

An estimated 2,500 mourners gathered Thursday to remember Otto Warmbier, the American college student who died this week after being held for almost a year-and-a-half in a North Korean prison. North Korean officials told United States envoys that Warmbier contracted botulism after his trial and lapsed into a coma after taking a sleeping pill.



Bottas fastest ahead of Raikkonen in final practice in Baku

The final laps by the Ferrari drivers were enough to secure third and fourth place, albeit over one second off the pace, with Kimi Raikkonen leading Sebastian Vettel . But after his impressive pole at the Canadian GP two weeks ago, Hamilton gave another commanding performance. It was an improvement for Hamilton, after some difficulty on Friday.



Russia Fires 6 Cruise Missiles on IS in Syria

A USA military official said Washington would welcome a concerted effort by the Syrian government or its Iranian-backed partner forces to defeat the Islamic State group in its remaining strongholds in Syria. Washington has been seeking a bilateral agreement with Russian Federation on creating a zone in southwestern Syria, an area that borders USA allies Israel and Jordan.


France and Britain announce anti-terror action plan

France and Britain announce anti-terror action plan

Mr Macron said the goal of the "action plan" drawn up by British and French officials was "to strengthen the commitments and obligations of internet operators to delete any content promoting hatred and terrorism". She must still reach a deal to prop up her government with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, which has raised concerns the start of Brexit talks may be held up - something she denied on Tuesday.


Cindy downgraded to tropical depression

Cindy downgraded to tropical depression

The storm turned deadly in Alabama where a 10-year-old boy on vacation with his family was hit by debris thrown by a huge wave as it crashed against the shore. There is a marginal risk of severe storms on Saturday , mainly east of this area up through the Carolinas. Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 8 inches over southern MS, southern and central Alabama and western Florida Panhandle are expected through Friday morning as well.



Dennis Rodman Claims He Asked North Korea to Release Otto Warmbier

According to CNN , Warmbier's doctors said the 22-year-old student was in a condition they called "unresponsive wakefulness" or "persistent vegetative state". in his normal state of health indicators is a mystery to us as well", the agency reported. He risked ruining that friendship when he handed one of his ministers a copy of Donald Trump's The Art of The Deal book , amid high tensions between the US President and North Korean leader.