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House Democrats call for Pelosi to step down as minority leader

House Democrats call for Pelosi to step down as minority leader She praised Ossoff as "a candidate who was young and enthusiastic, and attracted national support". It's no surprise that the Dems tanked, given the inept leadership they have in Congress , especially in the House, where Nancy Pelosi calls the shots as the minority leader. [Full Article...]

London tower blocks evacuated over fire concerns

London tower blocks evacuated over fire concerns Barnet Homes chairman Terry Rogers said contractors would begin work to strip the blocks "as a matter of urgency" and that arrangements were being put in place for residents to be able to test the fire safety of their white goods. "I had a fire safety check done today". Several residents told Sky News that they found out what was going on from watching the new channel. [Full Article...]

GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insists he wants a vote before the Fourth of July recess, leaving GOP leaders one week to win over more votes. That would leave states - which also fund the program - with fewer resources. He said he wouldn't vote for a bill that that "takes insurance away from tens of millions of Americans", which is sort of the bread-and-butter of Republican he... [Full Article...]

Texas Takeaways for 2018 After Georgia Special Election

Texas Takeaways for 2018 After Georgia Special Election Rice said she has significant respect for the long-serving California lawmaker, but not as the ongoing leader of the Democratic Party . "I love the fray", Pelosi said. The apparent effectiveness of that messaging suggested to some that the 77-year-old Californian could be a liability for Democrats as they aim to regain their majority. [Full Article...]

North Korea accuses U.S. of 'smear campaign' over death of Otto Warmbier

A former USA diplomat, who said he counseled Otto Warmbier's family for over a year after he was detained in North Korea, said the conversation he had with the family after they learned Otto's dire medical condition was one of the most emotional of his career. [Full Article...]

Health insurers says Senate bill's Medicaid cuts to hurt states

Heller, alongside four other GOP senators to publicly oppose the Obamacare repeal bill that was unveiled Thursday, left the door open to negotiations. "This bill that's now in front of the United States Senate.is simply not the answer, and I'm announcing today that in this form I will not support it", Heller said at a news conference in Las Vegas with Gov. [Full Article...]

Emmanuel Macron's party wins majority in French Parliamentary polls

The party that Mr Macron, 39, founded 14 months ago has caused a political natural disaster, despite its 350-seat tally being lower than the 470 predicted by some polls. Her National Front party was expected to place up to eight lawmakers in the lower chamber, compared to two lawmakers in the outgoing Assembly. She won a seat in parliament for the first time, representing Henin-Beaumont, a for... [Full Article...]

EC disqualifies MP minister Narottam Mishra over election expenditure

EC disqualifies MP minister Narottam Mishra over election expenditure I also haven't got the order yet. He can no longer be in the Cabinet in view of EC ordering his disqualification and will have to skip the 2018 assembly poll in Madhya Pradesh. Thereafter, the EC had served notice to Mishra on January 15, 2013, Bharti said on Saturday. The high court, however, vacated the stay order after considering the facts submitted by complainant's counsel. [Full Article...]

US Asks China To Do More To Rein In North Korea

US Asks China To Do More To Rein In North Korea At the same time, Trump had previously suggested he was holding off on getting tough on China's trade policies in return for Xi's help with reining in North Korea , often engaging in public flattery of the leader. The Chinese side also reiterated its stance on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula by maintaining peace and stability and through talks and negotiations. [Full Article...]

Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73

Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73 Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa ordered two military helicopters to the area which airlifted critically wounded people to the Combined Military Hospital in Peshawar , the country's northwest provincial capital. An official from Baluchistan's bomb disposal unit told news agency Reuters the auto had contained up to 95 kilograms (209 pounds) of explosives. Television footage showed ... [Full Article...]

Australia lifts suspension of airstrikes against IS in Syria

Turkey and Israel were informed of the launches of cruise missiles in a timely manner, the ministry said. The Russian navy has once again demonstrated the capability of delivering effective strikes with Kalibr high-precision missiles against remote targets in the shortest possible time after receiving the combat order, the statement said. [Full Article...]

Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice Seems To Have Been Spontaneous, FBI Says

Scalise was shot in the hip when a gunman opened fire a the GOP's practice for the Congressional baseball game in Alexandria, Virginia last week. Scalise was one of four people who were shot during the incident, while two others ‒ Representative Roger Williams (R-Texas) and Capitol Police Special Agent David Bailey ‒ were injured during the chaos. [Full Article...]

India clears plan for $3.10 billion second airport for Delhi

India clears plan for $3.10 billion second airport for Delhi An area of 1000 hectares will be developed in the first phase at an estimated cost of Rs 10,000 crores. An global airport with a capacity to handle 30-50 million passengers per year will come up at Jewar in Greater Noida in the next five to six years to ease the load on the Delhi airport, the government announced today. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Jr. Blasts BBC After Misleading Jerusalem Attack Headline

At one scene, two Palestinians were shot dead after opening fire at and trying to stab a group of Israeli police officers , police said. All three attackers were ultimately shot dead by border guards. Nearby, Palestinians fired at officers with an automatic weapon and attacked them with knives before officers returned fire, killing them. "Instead of condemning the attack, Fatah. [Full Article...]

Virat Kohli and Co. wish Indian team

Virat Kohli and Co. wish Indian team The lack of global game time takes nothing away from the fact that England start as firm title contenders. She showered the reporter with her own questions saying, "Do you ask the same question to a male cricketer?" The match will start at 1430 hours Pakistan Standard Time . [Full Article...]

President Trump calls Russian hacking claims 'big DEM hoax!'

Jeh Johnson , the former head of the Homeland Security Department , told members of the House intelligence committee that because Trump "was predicting that the election was going to be rigged", the Obama administration was concerned that a public warning could end up challenging the election's integrity. [Full Article...]

Russia warships and sub fire cruise missiles at Syria: Moscow

Russia launched six Kalibr cruise missiles toward key targets of the so-called Islamic State group in Syria , according to the Russian Defense Ministry on Friday. Russian Federation warned Turkey and the Israeli regime about the attacks via military-to-military hotlines, it added. Russian Federation suspended its communication channel with the USA about military operations in Syria from Monda... [Full Article...]

North Korea Denies it Tortured Detainee Warmbier

The government claimed he contracted botulism and then took a sleeping pill that led to his coma. Last week, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert denied that Rodman had anything to do with Warmbier's release, and when asked about his visit said, "We strongly, strongly suggest Americans not travel to North Korea ". [Full Article...]

Syrian military says seizes ground towards Iraqi border

Syrian military says seizes ground towards Iraqi border Adrian J.T. Rankine-Galloway said coalition aircraft would continue to conduct "operations throughout Syria , targeting ISIS forces and providing air support for Coalition partner forces on the ground", and that their operations would not be changed in light of the Russian threat. [Full Article...]

White House to grant Pentagon authority to adjust troop levels in Afghanistan

White House to grant Pentagon authority to adjust troop levels in Afghanistan The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said no immediate decision had been made about the troop levels, which are now set at about 8,400. Mattis was not the first senior official of the administration of U.S. Sources told the news outlet the strategy was drafted in April and gave estimates necessary troop strengths for different strategic options. "Meanwhile, budget instability and t... [Full Article...]


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