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North Korea denies torturing U.S. detainee Otto Warmbier

The KCNA news agency Friday said that Warmbier was treated in accordance with domestic law and said that allegations that he may have been tortured during almost 18 months in detention were "groundless". The 22-year-old was returned comatose to the USA last week with a severe neurological injury after 18 months in captivity in the Hermit Kingdom. "Unfortunately, the very bad torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible ...


Judge orders Ivanka Trump to testify in shoe dispute

Judge orders Ivanka Trump to testify in shoe dispute

Trump must now have.it is nonetheless true that she is alleged to have personal involvement in the events at issue in this lawsuit", Judge Forrest said. The Italian company wants to Ivanka trump interviewed on the case. The first daughter's attorneys previously argued that Trump, who serves as a senior, unpaid aide in her father's administration, should not be made to testify at all because she wasn't involved in the design process, the New York Daily News reported.



Iraq forces open exit routes for civilians to flee Mosul

Residents in areas retaken from the jihadists have warned that sleeper cells remain a threat and that cursory screening has allowed many IS supporters to return to civilian life without facing justice. The attack was carried out by three people who detonated explosive belts, killing and wounding an unspecified number of people, according to a military statement.



Russia fires missiles from Mediterranean at IS in Syria

The ministry said in a statement that strikes targeted and destroyed Islamic State command and control centres and ammunition depots in Syria's Hama province. Washington has been seeking a bilateral agreement with Russian Federation on creating a zone in southwestern Syria, an area that borders US allies Israel and Jordan.


2 on Thunderbirds jet in Ohio accident in good condition

2 on Thunderbirds jet in Ohio accident in good condition

Several emergency crews are responding to a military plane accident at Dayton International Airport . Heard, when asked whether the rain and winds played a factor, declined to comment. 2 NEWS has crews on the scene and we will keep you updated with the latest information as soon as we learn it. A military plane went off a runway, slipped and flipped Friday during the Dayton Air Show in OH, according to witness reports and law enforcement officials.



GOP senator is latest to oppose health bill

GOP Sens. Rob Portman of OH and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia also expressed concerns about the bill's cuts to Medicaid and drug addiction efforts. "That's not my opinion, but rather the conclusion of all objective analyses , from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office , which found that 23 million Americans would lose insurance, to America's doctors, nurses, and hospitals on the front lines of our health care system".