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Adviser says Obama tried to get Warmbier back

File- American college student Otto Warmbier has been released after more than 17 months in detention in North Korea but has been in a coma for over a year, according to his parents. Warmbier also revealed he and his wife were told by Obama administration officials not to hang ribbons representing Otto's captivity in their community because it would have been offensive to North Korean officials.


President Trump fires back at White House reporters over James Comey's statements

President Trump fires back at White House reporters over James Comey's statements

Trump considers himself to be his most effective spokesman and advocate - something his actual spokesman, White House press secretary Sean Spicer, is quick to remind reporters. Trump said that he "did not say that", but "there would be nothing wrong if I had". "Mitt didn't have a chance to ask many questions because Joe pretty much took over the show", Dykema said.



Walmart to acquire online men's clothing retailer Bonobos

The linchpin of Walmart's online strategy was the acquisition of Jet.com-an innovative but small Amazon competitor-for $3. 3 billion past year. Bonobos, founded in 2007, is an online seller of men's apparel. "We will be extending what we have learned to a wider ecosystem that we have helped create and come to love".



GOP rep: Before shooting, man asked whether we were Dems or GOP

DeSantis said when he heard the name of the shooter reported , he did a Google image search and found Hodgkinson's Twitter account, then sent the image to Duncan. "We get back to the Capitol and I go in the members" gym to clean up and I noticed two of the security detail talking to (House Speaker) Paul Ryan, and I could tell something was going on, but in the world we live in I had no idea what was going on.


Unions say Ben Ngubane must face the music over Eskom

Unions say Ben Ngubane must face the music over Eskom

The Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown said in a statement that she had appointed Khoza "to ensure continuity at Eskom". Ngubane was named in the public protector's State of Capture report , as well as in the recently leaked Gupta emails.


Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a $13.7B deal

Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a $13.7B deal

The grocer will continue to operate stores under the Whole Foods Market brand, the companies said. The parties expect to close the transaction during the second half of 2017. Online delivery of groceries so far has been tough for any company to pull off because of customers' concerns about the quality of meat and produce, Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter said.