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North Korea says it released Canadian detainee

North Korea says it released Canadian detainee

North Korea said Wednesday that it has released an imprisoned Canadian pastor for humanitarian reasons amid escalating tensions on the Korean peninsular stemming from the North's continued provocations. Lim's family has reportedly been seeking his release since the nation allowed American student Otto Warmbier to return in June. The agency didn't provide further details.


McCain questions Trump's threat to North Korea

McCain questions Trump's threat to North Korea

Asked about the story on "Fox & Friends", U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley said , "I can't talk about anything that's classified and if that's in a newspaper, that's a shame". The Trump administration calls it the toughest sanctions on any country in a generation. "North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States".


Justice Dipak Misra to Succeed CJI Khehar on 27 August

Justice Dipak Misra to Succeed CJI Khehar on 27 August

Enrolled as an Advocate on February 14, 1977, he had Practiced in Constitutional, Civil, Criminal, Revenue, Service and Sales Tax matters in the Orissa High Court and the Service Tribunal. Justice Misra becomes the third person from Odisha to become CJI. The soft-spoken Justice Misra rose to prominence when he heard the plea of Yakub Memon , the sole condemned man in the Bombay blasts case, for a reprieve in the early hours of the morning.


Sikkim standoff can not be resolved through Interlocutors, says China

Sikkim standoff can not be resolved through Interlocutors, says China

China, thinks that its economic power, growing political power and military power, is giving it enough clout to be able to turn these disputes and differences with countries in its own favor, she said. Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are members of Brics. However, it does not really know what it will do with it. Their sense of vulnerability has been compounded by the perception that Russian Federation, a traditional ally, has been driven into the arms of China by its growing ...


Chicago mayor calls threat to withhold funds 'blackmail,' files lawsuit against DOJ

Chicago mayor calls threat to withhold funds 'blackmail,' files lawsuit against DOJ

Siskel said the city will follow the initial complaint with a motion for a preliminary injunction to halt the government's imposition of the new conditions. "The government", the lawsuit says, can't "unilaterally" set new conditions that weren't approved by Congress "and that would federalize local jails and police stations, mandate warrantless detentions in order to investigate for federal civil infractions, sow fear in local immigrant communities, and ultimately make the people of Chicago ...