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Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick Seeks to Ban Tourist Travel to North Korea

Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick Seeks to Ban Tourist Travel to North Korea

North Korea has been stepping up its own weapons development in recent years, including multiple attempts to build an intercontinental ballistic missile. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said China opposed any action that violated UN Security Council resolutions and called for restraint from all parties.


McConnell Bill Defunds Planned Parenthood for One Year

McConnell Bill Defunds Planned Parenthood for One Year

Although the Senate's " discussion draft " of the American Healthcare Act is certainly not flawless, it strikes an important blow to giant abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood. " Most of the schools that we operate in do allow condoms to be on site, and there's a good reason for that, because when they're accessible, young people use them", she said.



Canadian Citizen Stabbed Michigan Officer After Yelling "Allahu Akbar"

Timothy Wiley, FBI public affairs specialist, holds a photo Amor Ftouhi after a news conference in Detroit, Thursday, June 22, 2017. The trauma surgeon for Lt. Ftouhi unsuccessfully attempted to buy a gun in the United States, officials said. He has been charged with committing an act of violence in an worldwide airport, which carries a penalty of 20 years behind bars.



UK Parliament hit by cyber attack of email system

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the hack "indicates just how vulnerable we are to cyberattacks and our cyber-security", the Guardian reported . One expert tells the Independent it appears the cyberattack was detected quick enough that hackers were prevented from getting any sensitive information.


U.S. soldiers wounded in Afghan 'insider attack'

U.S. soldiers wounded in Afghan 'insider attack'

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the raid. Militants wearing military uniforms then entered the compound, sparking a gun battle with security forces. The shootout at Camp Shaheen near northern Mazar-i-Sharif city is the second "green-on-blue" attack - where Afghan soldiers turn their weapons on worldwide forces assisting them - reported this week.


White House Responds to Committee on 'Tapes' By Referring to Trump's Tweets

White House Responds to Committee on 'Tapes' By Referring to Trump's Tweets

Trump expressed optimism that the Senate would pass the Republican health-care bill revealed Thursday, saying the four GOP senators who stated their opposition were "friends" of his and would "probably get there". In explaining why he tweeted about the tapes, Trump suggested it was to affect Comey's testimony before the Senate. Trump has disputed Comey's version of a January dinner during which the director said the president had asked for a pledge of loyalty.