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Working with China on North Korea 'has not worked out'

Chris Coons wonders why anyone still travels to North Korea, and says the death of American student Otto Warmbier after a year-long imprisonment in the communist dictatorship is "tantamount to murder ". "I think the President's direct engagement with President Xi of China and the fact that now you've seen China turning back coal shipments from North Korea, making changes in the ability of people to travel by air from Pyongyang into China and other measures that they may well take in the ...


U.S. congressman Scalise still in critical condition - hospital

U.S. congressman Scalise still in critical condition - hospital

The game is a long-standing summer tradition in Washington, with teams of Republican and Democratic lawmakers competing on the ball field, even in present times, when fractious political debates are the norm. "Yes, he has additional operations he will need before he leaves the hospital". "There is more risk involved in removing them". Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred offered his thoughts and prayers after the shooting and endorsed the decision to play, saying he hoped the ...



Trump weighs North Korea travel ban after Warmbier's death

Trump called the situation a "disgrace" and is now facing calls for the United States to respond to North Korea for its role in Warmbier's death. Another says Warmbier may have suffered a pulmonary embolism, with his long flight from North Korea making a blood clot more likely.


Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia House election

Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia House election

In a typical fashion, the 70-year-old Republican continued his tweetstorm praising his ' Make America Great Again ' campaign. There have also been reports of campaigns being fueled with a rush of donors. She touts traditional supply side economics, going so far as to say during one debate that she does "not support a living wage" - her way of explaining her opposition to a minimum-wage increase.


'Ireland's interests are the EU's interests' in Brexit talks, says Simon Coveney

'Ireland's interests are the EU's interests' in Brexit talks, says Simon Coveney

The most senior officials on either side will lead work on efforts to resolve the problem of the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, a situation Mr Barnier acknowledged was "politically sensitive" at a time when the Tory government was seeking the support of the Democratic Unionist Party to prop up Mrs May's minority government.



Otto Warmbier's High School Graduation Speech Celebrated Friendship And Unity

He said he was kept isolated most of the time but not physically abused. And he most certainly should not have been murdered for it. Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, the Republican chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, said the United States should think about banning USA citizens from visiting North Korea .