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North Korea says American detainee Warmbier released on humanitarian grounds

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea said on Thursday it had released American citizen Otto Warmbier “on humanitarian grounds” after he had been held prisoner for 17 months. Reuters: World News

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U.S. lawmaker Scalise in critical condition after attack by gunman at baseball field

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) – Congressman Steve Scalise, the No. 3 Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, was in critical condition on Wednesday night after he and three others were shot as they practiced for a charity baseball game. Reuters: ...

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Syrians say militants shoot escapees, air strikes kill civilians as Raqqa battle intensifies

AIN ISSA, Syria (Reuters) – Islamic State militants in Raqqa are passing themselves off as civilians to try to avoid intensifying air strikes and shooting anyone caught trying to escape their Syrian bastion as U.S.-backed coalition forces close in, witnesses ...

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E3 2017 Wednesday Recap

E3 2017 Wednesday Recap

Though the major press conferences for this year are done, that doesn't mean that our coverage of games at the show is over. Today was the second day of the show floor being open and we had a wealth of ...

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UPS shooting leaves four dead, including gunman, in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A UPS driver armed with a handgun opened fire at a United Parcel Service Inc package-sorting center in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing three people before fatally shooting himself as officers closed in. Reuters: U.S.

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Nine people killed in suicide attack on Mogadishu hotel

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – At least nine people were killed in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday when a suicide bomber rammed a car into a hotel, police and witnesses said, in an attack claimed by militant Islamist group al Shabaab. ...

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Top Republican among wounded as gunman fires on U.S. lawmakers

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) – A gunman opened fire on Wednesday on Republican U.S. lawmakers practicing near Washington for a charity baseball game, wounding senior Republican leader Steve Scalise and several others before being fatally shot by police. Reuters: Top News

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U.S., Europe seek measures to avert expanded airline laptop ban

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will meet European officials this week to discuss new security measures that could prevent the U.S. government expanding a ban on laptops beyond flights from ten airports primarily in the Middle ...

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Fire engulfs London apartment block, at least six dead, more than 70 injured

LONDON (Reuters) – Fire engulfed a 24-floor housing block in central London in the early hours on Wednesday, killing at least six people and injuring 70 others in an inferno that trapped residents as they slept. Reuters: World News

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GI Show – Metroid’s Return, Mario Odyssey, Game Dev Panel

GI Show – Metroid’s Return, Mario Odyssey, Game Dev Panel

In this episode of Game Informer's podcast, Ben Hanson, Kyle Hilliard, Ben Reeves, Elise Favis, and Matthew Kato talk about the most exciting games they've played so far at E3 2017. We cover both Metroid game announcements, playing Super Mario ...

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