Otto Warmbier: Trump condemns 'brutal' N Korea as student dies

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has called North Korea a “brutal regime” after the death of a US student who had been jailed there for more than 15 months. North Korea returned Otto Warmbier, 22, to the US last week, saying he had been in a coma for a year and that it was acting on humanitarian grounds. His parents said he had been subjected to “awful torturous mistreatment”. Mr Warmbier, who was jailed for trying to steal a propaganda sign from a hotel, ...

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Fraud charges for Barclays; Pound slumps; Lockheed Martin deals

Click chart for more in-depth data. 1. Barclays fraud charges: British prosecutors filed criminal charges against Barclays(BCLYF) and four of its former executives Tuesday over investments from Qatar that helped save the bank during the financial crisis. The executives charged include former CEO John Varley. The bank’s stock was 0.4% lower in London. 2. Pound under pressure: The British pound slumped 0.5% against both the euro and the dollar after Bank of England governor Mark Carney said “now is not yet the time” to raise interest rates. The pound was ...

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Attack On Titan Season 3 Won't Take Another Four Years To Release

Attack on Titan season three will air in 2018, it has been announced. This will come as good news to fans of the series, who previously had to endure a four year wait between season one and season two. The news was revealed through a very short teaser, which you can watch below. The video flips through artwork from the anime series, before ending on the message, “Behold, the sea.” Season 2 of Attack on Titan began airing in April 2017 and concluded with its 12th episode on June 17. ...

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Barclays and ex-staff charged with fraud

Barclays PLC and four former executives have been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud and the provision of unlawful financial assistance. The Serious Fraud Office charges come at the end of a five-year investigation and relate to the bank’s fundraising at the height of 2008’s financial crisis. Former chief executive John Varley is one of the four ex-staff who will face Westminster magistrates on 3 July. Barclays says it is considering its position and awaiting further details. It added: “The charges arise in the context of Barclays’ capital raisings in ...

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Sharp-nosed Japanese jetliner could be game changer for U.S. flyers

Japan’s first commercial plane since 1962 Japan’s first commercial airliner in more than 50 years has arrived on the international stage. Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. is showing off its new jet — known as the MRJ — at the Paris Air Show this week. The 92-passenger plane promises to reshape regional flying in the U.S. and upend a market long dominated by Canada’s Bombardier(BDRAF) and Embraer(ERJ) of Brazil. But the MRJ is less of a revolution than an evolution of a familiar package: two engines, two wings, and a slightly roomier ...

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Bellinger makes All-Star push

2:45 AM ET Your turn, Aaron Judge. In the battle of rookie sensations, Los Angeles Dodgers phenom Cody Bellinger hit his 20th home run in the first inning in Monday’s win over the New York Mets and then cracked his 21st in the second inning, both off Zack Wheeler. That’s nine home runs in nine games — including three two-homer games — and he’s now tied with Logan Morrison for second in the majors behind Judge’s 23. Of course, Bellinger has astonishingly done this in just 51 games, since he ...

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Grenfell fire: Families given £200,000 from emergency fund

More than £200,000 of a £5m emergency fund has so far been given to families affected by last Tuesday’s fire at Grenfell Tower in Kensington. As of Monday, 180 families directly affected by the blaze had received money, the Grenfell Response Team said. The GRT, which is organising the relief effort, said 78 families were on course to be rehomed locally by Monday night. Police have named five victims of the fire – 79 people died or are missing presumed dead after the blaze. Anthony Disson, 65, Ya-Haddy Sisi Saye, ...

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Atari to Make its First Console in Decades, but What the Heck Is It?

Atari has announced its intention to re-enter the console market, 23 years after its last platform, the Atari Jaguar, launched. The company has said very little about its plans for the hardware, and hasn’t even confirmed if its working on a retro game platform or if it actually wants to compete with the likes of Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft. Here’s what we know. At E3 last week, Atari CEO Fred Chesnais told GamesBeat that the company was “back in the hardware business” and that the next Atari console would be ...

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Americans are saving (a little) more

Americans pocket extra gas money Americans are notoriously terrible savers. But the good news is, they’re getting better. The percentage of people who have adequate savings to cover six months of expenses — a six-month-stash — has jumped to 31%, according to a new study from Bankrate.com. That’s up from 28% last year and 22% in 2015. Not everyone is there yet: a quarter of Americans still have no savings at all. But that is down from 28% last year and the report shows positive signs that saving habits are ...

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Cavs part ways with GM Griffin after 3 seasons

12:08 AM ET Brian Windhorst Close ESPN Senior Writer ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books Dave McMenamin Close ESPN Staff Writer Cavs and NBA writer for ESPN.com Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14 and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09 Syracuse University graduate The Cleveland Cavaliers have parted ways with general manager David Griffin, the team announced Monday. Griffin’s contract was up at the end of the month, and after extensive talks with owner Dan Gilbert, no agreement ...

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