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Family: Freed student who died has 'completed his journey'

A 22-year-old man from the U.S. has died after being released from prison in North Korea. "Unfortunately, the very bad, torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible beyond the sad one we experienced today", his parents said.



Writing a bill in private not unusual — INSIDE WASHINGTON

Without senators willing to discuss the plans publicly, reporters have found it hard to break news on the topic. "This massive piece of legislation that seeks to restructure one-sixth of our economy is being written behind closed doors, without input from anyone", McConnell said , "in an effort to jam it past not only the Senate but the American people".


Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated

Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated

Iran's Revolutionary Guard launched the missiles against the site in Deir al-Zour, according to the Tasnim news agency. He confirmed that the missiles hit the targets, which included the headquarters, ammunition and logistic depots of IS operatives, saying "a large number of terrorists" were killed.


Fidget spinners are over, Google Trends shows

Fidget spinners are over, Google Trends shows

Parenting expert Nikki Bush says the fidget spinner could be the answer. In Oregon, Cayden Boyd also needed surgery after swallowing a fidget spinner bearing. Nina Shapiro . Fidget spinners are marketed as a stress-relieving toy that can help people with "restless energy" to focus. "So I think just not to give these to younger children, children under six, and for older children to really explain that these are toys, but they also have risks".


Pakistan beat India to lift Champions Trophy

Pakistan beat India to lift Champions Trophy

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed took the last catch and aeroplaned around the pitch with his arms out before he was swamped by teammates. Who would have dared to predict except Ramiz Raja that the team who at one point seemed unlikely to even qualify for the Champion's Trophy would leave as champions beating all top sides one after the other ultimately conquering the final match at The Oval Cricket Ground.


PGA Tour adds blood testing for PEDs next season

PGA Tour adds blood testing for PEDs next season

The Tour's prohibited list will now include all substances and methods currently on the World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited list of Substances and Methods. "While we are extremely pleased with the implementation and results of the PGA Tour anti-doping programme to date, we believe that these changes to our programme are prudent in that they further our objectives of protecting the well-being of our members and better substantiate the integrity of golf as a clean sport", said ...