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Are Americans Allowed In North Korea? Otto Warmbier's Death Sparks Policy Talks

Thornton said the US will be seeking "concrete cooperation" with China on getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear and missile programs and return to negotiations. The U.S. will "be able to handle it", Trump added . Tillerson urged China to help crack down on illicit North Korean activities that fund its nuclear and missile programs, and said the Chinese had agreed their companies "should not do business" with sanctioned North Korean entities.



Funeral Held for Former N.Korean Prisoner Otto Warmbier

He was sent home last week suffering from brain damage and in what USA doctors called a state of unresponsive wakefulness. "It's been just devastating to see what happened with Otto Warmbier ", Bae, who was the longest held US prisoner in North Korea since the Korean War, told As It Happens host Carol Off.


Hope Dems Don't Force Pelosi Out, Would Be 'Very Bad' for GOP

Hope Dems Don't Force Pelosi Out, Would Be 'Very Bad' for GOP

Entrenched career politician Nancy Pelosi is finally feeling the heat from an unlikely place - her own Party. "There's a level of depression", he said of the mood among Democrats, adding that the national brand of the party is "toxic".


UN rights body votes to send experts to deadly Congo region

UN rights body votes to send experts to deadly Congo region

The sources also said hundreds of people have been killed by the Kamuina Nsapu militia, while it also leveled four villages and struck at churches in their attempt to drive out the government forces, Reuters relayed. Zeid told the Council on Tuesday that a militia linked to government has committed a string of ethnically-motivated attacks in recent months, including cutting off toddlers' limbs and stabbing pregnant women.


At least 62 killed in forest fire still raging in Portugal

At least 62 killed in forest fire still raging in Portugal

The flowing expanse of hills situated between Pedrogao Grande , Figueiro do Vinhos to the west and Castanheira de Pera to the north, which 24 hours before had glowed bright green with eucalyptus plants and pine trees, were completely gutted by the flames.


Remnants of tropical storm drench US Gulf Coast, spawn twisters, flooding

Remnants of tropical storm drench US Gulf Coast, spawn twisters, flooding

Parts of southeast Arkansas can expect to see heavy rainfall as the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy move northward through the state. The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency is staffing its operations centre in Nashville on Friday and Saturday to co-ordinate any requests for assistance.