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GOP takes 2 more special House races, meaning what?

Let me pause here to say that just as winning this race for Republicans was a morale booster, losing this race definitely kicks Democrats in the gut. "Republican Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in a high-stakes special election for a Georgia House seat on Tuesday, denying Democrats their first major victory of the Donald Trump era". [Full Article...]

South Sudan out of Famine Zone, but Still on Brink

South Sudan out of Famine Zone, but Still on Brink According to the IPC report, worsening conditions are seen across the country; with a number of people facing emergency levels of hunger at 1.7 million up from 1 million in February. "An end to this conflict is imperative". Bibeau met with South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Mayardit and Health Minister Riek Gai Kok to discuss the conflict. [Full Article...]

GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

The text of the Senate bill has yet to be released. Even Republicans are now making light of the elusive bill. "It's apparently being written by a small handful of staffers for members of the Republican leadership", said conservative Sen. [Full Article...]

Bill Cosby judge to rule on whether to release juror names

Cosby faces a retrial on sex-assault charges against him, but the 12 Allegheny County residents who deadlocked and couldn't reach a unanimous verdict have the case legally behind them. "Thank you for the outpouring of love & kindness & support". Andrea Constand in a tweet Tuesday said she is "eternally grateful for the messages" she has received in recent days. [Full Article...]

Portuguese official says no fire planes crashed

Portuguese official says no fire planes crashed It comes after an official with Portugal's Air Accident Office said they were aware of a reported crash of one of the planes helping to tackle fires that have killed more than 60 people in central Portugal. Secretary of State for the Interior Jorge Gomes said the wildfires were gradually ebbing and being contained. A spokesman for Spain's Ministry of Defense said it had not lost a plane, denying... [Full Article...]

Kyle Chandler joins Damien Chazelle's First Man as astronaut Deke Slayton

Kyle Chandler joins Damien Chazelle's First Man as astronaut Deke Slayton Actor Corey Stoll is being considered to play astronaut Buzz Aldrin in the upcoming NASA drama " First Man ". Slayton was a pilot in WWII who later became an aeronautical engineer and was one of NASA's original Mercury Seven astronauts, and he also had very cool name. [Full Article...]

Trump's technology summit draws big names

The White House is hosting leaders and CEOs from leading technology companies this week, hoping to get the best in the biz to figure out why the government sucks so bad at technology. Among those attending included Apple chief executive officer Tim Cook, who castigated Trump for his travel ban and the United States withdrawal from the Paris climate treaty. [Full Article...]

Flights Out Of Phoenix Were Canceled Because It's Too Hot To Fly

Flights on American Eagle , American Airlines' regional brand, were the most affected, because they use Bombardier CRJ planes that can only operate at temperatures of 48 C or below, Feinstein said. The city reached 118 on Monday, which the National Weather Service says is rare. In the Southwest U.S., the heat has caused several problems this week. [Full Article...]

International Yoga Day kick-off

International Yoga Day kick-off He also asserted that attaining "wellness" through yoga was more important than simply being physically fit. India's Consul General in New York Riva Ganguly Das said holding an worldwide day for yoga was a great way to expand the reach of "Brand India". [Full Article...]

A look back at the Confederations cup first round games

A look back at the Confederations cup first round games Portugal's William Carvalho, left, and Mexico's Raul Jimenez fight for the ball during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico , at the Kazan Arena, Russia , Sunday, June 18, 2017. This won't be the last of the teething problems, but hopefully a way to get the balance right emerges from the Confederations Cup . "Having our goal at the end of the first hal... [Full Article...]

Mummified toe used in cocktail stolen from Canada bar

Mummified toe used in cocktail stolen from Canada bar As its name suggests, the bar's traditional Sourtoe cocktail reportedly features a disembodied toe floating in a whisky shot. To avoid gangrene the toe was chopped off and stored into a mason jar. Lee, however, noted that the bar has a few extra toes at the ready. Prepping the toe as a cocktail ingredient is a long process. The suspect also left behind his Sourtoe Cocktail certificate, award... [Full Article...]

China hopes shares finally enter global index

China hopes shares finally enter global index The full inclusion of domestic Chinese stocks in the widely tracked MSCI Emerging Markets Index could pull more than US$400 billion of funds from asset managers, pension funds and insurers into mainland China's equity markets over the next decade, Reuters said, citing analysts. [Full Article...]

AB de Villiers: Committed to the Proteas with nothing to prove

AB de Villiers: Committed to the Proteas with nothing to prove Although the date of the next ICC World T20 tournament is yet to be confirmed, De Villiers says bilateral T20 series are important and relevant for the worldwide game. I know I am still a good player, I know the team can still achieve awesome things and it's important for me not to think about what happened in the past. [Full Article...]

International Yoga Day: Yoga as important as salt, says PM Modi

International Yoga Day: Yoga as important as salt, says PM Modi Farmers from Bhartiya Kisan Union protest on Lucknow Barabaki highway on International Yoga Day performing "shava asana" near Lucknow . From the deck of an aircraft carrier to the sub-zero temperatures of a Himalayan military outpost, tens of thousands of Indians joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday to celebrate the third International Yoga Day . [Full Article...]

London mosque attack suspect identified

He was born in Singapore, but grew up in Weston Super-Mare, in Somerset. Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick has said the incident was quite clearly an attack on Muslims and Scotland Yard said extra police will be deployed to reassure the public and those observing Ramadan . [Full Article...]

Lisbon drops in ranking of world's most expensive cities

Lisbon drops in ranking of world's most expensive cities According to Mercer's 2017 Cost of Living Survey, Dublin is the 66th most expensive city in the world for expats in terms of cost of living. While Hong Kong is bounced back down to second place it remains the most expensive Asian city "because of its currency's link to the dollar, a factor which makes local housing more expensive", the report said. [Full Article...]

Australia Suspends Air Operations in Syria After Russia's Warning

Australia Suspends Air Operations in Syria After Russia's Warning Consequently, the Russian military halted cooperation with its USA counterparts in the framework of the Memorandum on the Prevention of Incidents and Ensuring Air Safety in Syria . With the skies over Syria growing increasingly crowded, a statement from the Australian Defense Department released in the capital, Canberra, said that "Australian Defense Force protection is regularly reviewed in ... [Full Article...]

President inaugurates yoga event in New Delhi

President inaugurates yoga event in New Delhi You can not do yoga. It dissolves stress and anxiety. In many states in India , they are celebrating International Yoga Day by conducting camps. Yoga is an effective treatment for a variety of immune diseases because it can reduce the symptoms these diseases often cause, such as stiffness, malaise, fatigue, and weakness. [Full Article...]

US President Donald Trump says China has failed over North Korea

Trump's statement, delivered in an nearly cavalier tweet on Tuesday, was an extraordinary admission of failure in his strategy for dealing with the North Korean regime of Kim Jong-un, New York Times said. Warmbier's doctors said he had suffered extensive tissue loss in all regions of his brain, but showed no signs of physical trauma. Warmbier's release came amid mounting tensions following a... [Full Article...]

United Nations chief says meetings with Nawaz, Modi will resolve Kashmir dispute

United Nations chief says meetings with Nawaz, Modi will resolve Kashmir dispute He was speaking at the United Nations headquarters in NY on Tuesday, June 20, when he dropped this hint. Defying the brutal occupation, Indian occupied Kashmir went ablaze with firecrackers and dazzling lights as Pakistani team on Sunday won a historic match against India in the finals of Champions Trophy 2017. [Full Article...]


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