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Karen Handel wins 6th congressional district

Yet the result in a historically conservative district still offers Republicans a warning that Trump , for better or worse, will dominate the looming campaign cycle. A staunchly Republican seat, the sixth district of Georgia has been held by Republicans since 1979. With a carefully calibrated message, Ossoff shattered fundraising records as he appealed to liberals infuriated by Trump and GO... [Full Article...]

U.S. coroner investigating death of student freed from N Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday said North Korea should swiftly return South Koreans and Americans detained in the reclusive nation and that Pyongyang had "a heavy responsibility" in the death of a USA university student. The family thanked the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for treating him but said, "Unfortunately, the bad torturous mistreatment our son received at the han... [Full Article...]

Kushner lawyer pointed out potential conflict

Kushner lawyer pointed out potential conflict Sessions joins other high-ranking members of the Trump administration in retaining their own lawyers as special Counsel Robert Mueller continues to investigate claims of collusion between Russian Federation and Trump associates during the 2016 campaign. [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo still 'extremely concentrated' - Portugal coach

Hector Moreno scored in added time to earn a point for the Mexicans five minutes after Cedric put the Portuguese in front. Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Mexico's Carlos Vela jump for the ball during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico , at the Kazan Arena, Russia , Sunday, June 18, 2017 . [Full Article...]

Republican Karen Handel projected winner in GA District 6 special election

Republican Karen Handel projected winner in GA District 6 special election He campaigned in a right-leaning district, Georgia's sixth, as a self-described " pragmatic moderate ". Ossoff has conceded, speaking with a resigned but hopeful and appreciative message to supporters. Handel said at her victory rally that she knew it was going to "require all hands on deck" for Republicans to hold on to the district. Handel will fill a seat vacated by Tom Price , who was... [Full Article...]

Queen outlines UK government agenda in scaled-down speech

The Belfast Telegraph said it was thought the DUP was seeking more investment for Northern Ireland as part of the price of its support, and the party also wants the retention of the triple lock guarantee on pensions and winter fuel allowances for older people. [Full Article...]

After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching

After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching ET. Handel also pointed to the district's pedigree throughout the campaign, urging Republicans not to let Democrats "steal" a seat that became a proxy for the national dynamics in Washington. Trump's sons also gloated over the win shortly after the race was called. And Democrats are looking nearly incapable of translating the energy of their core supporters into actual election wins. [Full Article...]

GST roll out will be historic, says PM

Addressing a gathering at the APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) here after inaugurating its new building, Modi said, "The roll out of the GST from July 1 will be historic". He was informed that CDRI has solved the 3D structures of many proteins using X-ray crystallography technique.Ravishankar said, "Using supercomputers, we have identified several inhibitors of these proteins". [Full Article...]

Otto Warmbier 'murdered by Kim Jong-Un's regime'

Speaking to reporters Tuesday, Trump condemned North Korea over the death of the 22-year-old Warmbier , saying , "It's a total disgrace what happened to Otto". South Korea's President Moon Jae-in told CBS News it was "quite clear" that North Korea had "a heavy responsibility in the process that led to Mr Warmbier's death". [Full Article...]

US fighter jet shoots down Iranian-made drone in Syria

US fighter jet shoots down Iranian-made drone in Syria Russia's warning came after U.S. planes shot down a Syrian Air Force jet on Sunday. On Monday, Russia condemned that strike as a "flagrant violation of global law" and said its forces will treat US -led coalition aircraft and drones as targets if they are operating in Syrian airspace west of the Euphrates River while Russian aviation is on combat missions. [Full Article...]

UK exit poll says Conservatives to win largest number of seats

UK exit poll says Conservatives to win largest number of seats The Conservatives held 330 seats in the last Parliament, compared with 229 for Labour, 54 for the Scottish National Party and nine for the Liberal Democrats. Exports of goods and services account for about 27 percent of the British economy, with nearly half of exports going to the EU. "The British need to negotiate their exit but with a weak negotiating partner , there is a danger that the ... [Full Article...]

Saudi king upends royal succession, names son as 1st heir

The move cements the elevation of Mohammed bin Salman, who as deputy crown prince has been the driving force behind Gulf state's ambitious plans to overhaul the oil-dependent economy, including the planned partial privatisation of Saudi Aramco . [Full Article...]

South Korea to produce missile interceptor to fight North Korea

The missile defense system has previously been deployed in Guam and Hawaii as a measure against potential attacks from North Korea . The U.S. sent B-1B bombers to the Korean Peninsula on May 29, hours after North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile. [Full Article...]

Pro-Syrian regime drone shot down by US fighter jet

Pro-Syrian regime drone shot down by US fighter jet Tuesday's statement from the worldwide coalition stressed that the global effort remained focused on ISIS but said that coalition forces had the right to self-defense. And it is on the Raqa and eastern border fronts where the advances have brought the regime into conflict with US-led forces. Spicer said Monday that Washington would work to keep lines of communication open to, in his words, "... [Full Article...]

Public funeral planned for US student Otto Warmbier freed from North Korea

Physicians at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center , where he died, said last Thursday that Warmbier showed no sign of understanding language or awareness of his surroundings, and had made no "purposeful movements or behaviors", though he was breathing on his own. [Full Article...]

McCain: Only 'Stupid' Americans Would Still Have Interest In Visiting North Korea

It is unclear why the family objected to an autopsy which could answer what happened to Warmbier in the secretive nation. According to North Korean officials, Otto Warmbier contracted botulism while in their custody. Throughout the presidential campaign and early weeks of his presidency, Trump suggested that China alone could solve issues with North Korea. Speaking in an interview with Bloo... [Full Article...]

VOTE: GOP Wins Georgia House Race

VOTE: GOP Wins Georgia House Race The seat had been held by Republicans since 1979 and for many years was the district of House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Democrats have lost every special Congressional election since President Donald Trump took office. She pointed voters instead to her "proven conservative record" as a state and local elected official. Mr Trump was among the first to send his best wishes to a candidate he h... [Full Article...]

Republicans Hold On To Congressional Seat In Georgia Special Election

Republicans Hold On To Congressional Seat In Georgia Special Election This is the third consecutive special election (the fourth if you count South Carolina) in a historically Republican district where the Democratic percentage of the vote jumped sharply. On Tuesday morning when Handel cast her vote, she said: "He wishes he could vote like me, because he doesn't live in the district", according to The Hill . [Full Article...]

Washington will continue to pressure North Korea: White House

RICHARDSON: Well, we have to be sending a very strong message that North Korea needs to have a suitable explanation. The college student died shortly after his return to OH after being held for more than 17 months. At the bilateral talks tomorrow, officials say the USA is looking to use trade as a weapon with China to put more pressure on North Korea. "We have been struggling to process the re... [Full Article...]

Saudi King appoints son as crown prince

Saudi King appoints son as crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman , the Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia , was promoted to the position of crown prince in a major reshuffle announced on Wednesday. That's according to a statement carried by Kuwait's state-run KUNA news agency. Prince Nayef, 57, has also been removed from his role as head of domestic security, the state media said. [Full Article...]


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