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Another leadership test for Pelosi

Another leadership test for Pelosi Last year, Rice backed a leadership challenge from Ohio Democratic congressman Tim Ryan , who ran against Pelosi for minority leader but was defeated by a vote of 134-63. The frustrated Democrats met in Rice's office a day earlier to discuss their options as they face long odds of knocking out the woman who has led the Democratic caucus for almost 15 years from minority to majority and back, ra... [Full Article...]

At Least Eight Miners Die In Explosion At Colombia Coal Mine

At Least Eight Miners Die In Explosion At Colombia Coal Mine The blast occurred at a coal mine in the town of Cucunuba in Cundinamarca state, some 90 kilometers (55 miles) north of Bogota . President Juan Manuel Santos, who is wrapping up an official visit to France, in Twitter message expressed his "solidarity with the victims". [Full Article...]

China, US officials to meet for Diplomatic and Strategic Dialogue

China, US officials to meet for Diplomatic and Strategic Dialogue He is not specifying any particular action China may take to meet that goal. In a Tweet, Trump said, "While I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi & China to help with North Korea, it has not worked out". Thornton said the talks would also cover the South China Sea, where Beijing's island-building and construction of possible military facilities have rattled neighbors and caused tensio... [Full Article...]

Special weather statement in effect for Metro Vancouver and surrounding areas

Special weather statement in effect for Metro Vancouver and surrounding areas It's expected daily record highs could be broken in certain parts of the province. Temperatures are expected in the upper 20's and possibly low 30's through Sunday, Environment Canada said. Environment Canada recommends drinking plenty of water throughout the day and staying in cool places. In addition, Environment Canada also warns potential risks for young children, pregnant women, older a... [Full Article...]

Number of Refugees Entering the US Drops

Number of Refugees Entering the US Drops A revised version of the order removed Iraq from the list of countries, though. The State Department release also comes as the Supreme Court considers whether to hear - and potentially reinstate - the administration's travel ban. 13,000 came to the US during President Trump's first 3 months in office, but 25,000 entered during the last months of the Obama Administration. Congress has approve... [Full Article...]

China, US agree on complete denuclearisation of North Korea

China, US agree on complete denuclearisation of North Korea The US administration is undoubtedly up in arms over the recent death of American Otto Warmbier following his incarceration in a North Korean prison, but this looks and feels like a public shaming and must count as one of the most controversial exchanges between a US President and his counterpart in China. [Full Article...]

Professors Call Health Bills a 'Giant Step Backward'

All together, it shows how long-term conservative goals of cutting taxes and entitlement spending have overtaken Trump's agenda, as the bill faces critical votes in the Senate as soon as next week that could take it to the precipice of becoming law. [Full Article...]

Trump to Pelosi: I Like You Right Where You Are

Trump to Pelosi: I Like You Right Where You Are I have enormous respect for her. And sometimes it's hard to get people who are in power, who are used to that, to say, 'You know what? "I don't think any party should allow the opposite party to choose their leaders". Their best chance was arguably in Georgia's 6th Congressional District , a suburban one near Atlanta where Donald Trump barely edged out Hillary Clinton a year ago. [Full Article...]

Meira Kumar too to get Z Plus security

Meira Kumar too to get Z Plus security Nitish Kumar and his Janata Dal (United) have remained firm in their proclaimed support to Kovind. Kovind filed three set of nomination papers. "What Nitish Kumar has said is absolutely true and we have seen in past, that Congress , in particular, has always liked to divide or insult the democracy". [Full Article...]

Mexico overcome Host,Russia to reach semi-finals

Mexico overcome Host,Russia to reach semi-finals The European champions came into the game in second behind Mexico in the group but ended on top by virtue of better goals difference. "We started the game really well, and were the stronger of the two teams". Portugal only need a draw to advance (and might do so even with an unlikely loss), so they might take their foot off the pedal if they get a lead early. [Full Article...]

Georgia restaurant owner, teenage daughter brutally attacked over cold chicken

Georgia restaurant owner, teenage daughter brutally attacked over cold chicken After a few minutes of arguing back-and-forth, Norris said she refunded their money - but this did not satisfy the customers. The EMS unit was called to the scene where both the owner and her daughter received medical attention for their injuries they sustained during the incident. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu warns Iran to not threaten Israel

According to a statement released by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), the missile strikes on Sunday hit IS command centers in the eastern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor and a bomb-manufacturing facility outside the city. Iran's missile strike at ISIS Sunday in retaliation for the attacks in Tehran was a flop, the Times of Israel reports . Australia on Tuesday suspended its airstri... [Full Article...]

GOP Senators Oppose Health Bill - Enough To Sink It

And while Senators Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski have expressed concerns about language in the bill that would effectively defund Planned Parenthood , that demand, too, could potentially be addressed in order to earn their votes. [Full Article...]

North Korea: Otto Warmbier's death is a 'mystery'

U.S. President Donald Trump in response said North Korea's treatment of Warmbier was a total disgrace, describing the North Korean government as "a brutal regime". "This is the place where Otto experienced some of the best moments of his young life, and he would be pleased to know that his return to the United States would be acknowledged on these grounds", he said. [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo confident of Portugal's Confederations Cup chances

Cristiano Ronaldo confident of Portugal's Confederations Cup chances Mexico also advanced by beating host Russian Federation 2-1 in Kazan on Saturday. Ronaldo was the one to break the deadlock, dispatching an emphatic penalty beyond Stefan Marinovic to score on the 30th birthday of nemesis Lionel Messi . [Full Article...]

Democrats fume over 'secret' Republican healthcare bill

Democrats fume over 'secret' Republican healthcare bill Democratic groups are ratcheting up pressure on Senate Republicans over their effort to vote on a major health care measure before Congress leaves town for the July 4 recess. "Put the bill out there and let us debate it and let us amend it". "They're ashamed of the bill", Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said on the Senate floor on June 12. [Full Article...]

House says Trump tweet meets Comey tapes records request

House says Trump tweet meets Comey tapes records request Trump's suggestion that there are conflicts of interest in this case, especially given the fact that James Comey would have no reason to lie under oath and risk years in prison for doing so, seems like yet another falsehood from the President in order to distract from the main target, himself. [Full Article...]

North Korea denies torturing U.S. student Otto Warmbier

Doctors said that Warmbier had suffered an extensive loss of brain tissue that was most likely caused by most likely caused by cardiopulmonary arrest that cut off the blood supply to his brain. In a statement issued on Friday, North Korea claimed that the sudden death of Otto Warmbier was a mystery even to their nation as his health indicators were normal, as reported by Yonhap News . [Full Article...]

Macron set for second landslide

With 46 per cent of votes counted from yesterday's balloting, the interior ministry said En Marche had more than 26 per cent of votes. After the first round of voting on Sunday, analysts predict President Emmanuel Macron's party and a smaller ally party could take roughly 70 percent of the seats in France's National Assembly. [Full Article...]

North Korea denies torturing American detainee

It told American officials that Mr. Warmbier had contracted botulism and fallen into a coma after taking sleeping pills, according to his family, which was briefed by the officials. North Korea is now holding three other USA citizens. He called Warmbier's treatment a "total disgrace" and described the North Korean government as a brutal regime that doesn't "respect the rule of law or basic human... [Full Article...]


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