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Father of UVA Student Otto Warmbier Holds News Conference

Father of UVA Student Otto Warmbier Holds News Conference

Fred Warmbier wore the jacket Otto wore during his coerced confession broadcast all over the world during his conviction a year ago. " North Korea doesn't do anything out of the kindness of their heart". He was given a sleeping pill, they say, and he never woke up. "Disbelief", is how Warmbier described his immediate reaction to being told last Tuesday that his son is in a coma .


London tower fire: 79 people presumed dead

London tower fire: 79 people presumed dead

Officials and UK Chancellor Philip Hammond have indicated that the external rain-screen cladding believed to be the cause of the rapid spread of the fire at the Grenfell Tower may have been banned under building regulations in the UK. Cundy said the "complex" and "exhaustive" inquiry will focus on a range of issues including how the building was constructed , a recent refurbishment of it, how it is managed and maintained and fire safety measures .


Family and friends remember pregnant woman shot dead by police

Family and friends remember pregnant woman shot dead by police

Both officers who fired their weapons will be placed on paid administrative leave, in accordance with department protocol. Police say that at some point during the check-in, Lyles had displayed a knife. "We call for increased funding for our community's mental health, housing, and other systems". He promised a full and thorough investigation, citing "historic police reforms" that are "in place to address such crises".



Teen hurt after dropping from ride at Six Flags

Both Howard and the unidentified man from Schenectady were treated for back injuries and released. There's a totally understandable amount of panic and urgency in the crowd, but some of them called out with words of calm and encouragement too, promising the girl that she'd be safe if she dropped.



Northern Ireland party agrees to prop up United Kingdom government

May and Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster presided at the signing of a three-page so called "confidence and supply" deal at Downing Street that is some way short of a more formal coalition agreement. "I believe it is likely to involve a package of support for the Northern Ireland economy". "I think that this agreement will bring the prospects of doing at deal at Stormont closer because this will have a positive impact in relation to Northern Ireland".