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Author: 0 NRCC Rubs Georgia Victory In Dems Faces

President Trump was quick to react to Handel's win, tweeting, "Things are looking great for Karen H!" Democrat, Jon Ossoff , was defeated by Republican , Karen Handel in the most expensive U.S. What's more, the Democrat was a 30-year-old, first-time candidate, who didn't actually live in the district, running against a Republican who'd already been elected to statewide office.

Global News Australia suspends air strikes in Syria after US downing of Syrian jet
Author: 0 Australia suspends air strikes in Syria after US downing of Syrian jet

While the USA military's shootdown of a Syrian jet on Sunday was a rarity in modern warfare, the first in 18 years, it was not an isolated incident. Russian Federation threatened aircraft from the us -led coalition in Syrian-controlled airspace and suspended a hotline meant to avoid collisions in retaliation for the USA military shooting down a Syrian warplane on Sunday.

Author: 0 Scalise Still in Critical Condition, Improving After Second Surgery

The Democrats would go on to win the game, convincingly, by a final 11-2. "U-S-A!" as the game began. Sava said that after being released from the hospital, Scalise "will require a period of healing and rehabilitation". Mr Scalise was among five people wounded in the shooting. Hodgkinson died after being shot by police. Police also said a dog that had been scared away and lost during the shooting had been located .

Author: 0 Man tasered after incident at London mosque

It turned out he was actually brandishing a shoe-horn, which he had taken from the Mosque. The item in question was found out to be a shoe-horn. The incident is not believed to be terror related. The group were assisting a man who had collapsed and later died. Darren Osborne , 47, was arrested early on Monday on suspicion of commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism , including murder and attempted murder.

Author: 0 Vandals set fire to memorial to slain Virginia teen Nabra Hassanen

Joshua Salaam of the ADAMS Center said at a press conference Tuesday that police "have given us complete confidence". Egypt's Al-Azhar denounced on Tuesday the murder of an American Muslim girl of Egyptian descent in a suspected hate crime in the USA state of Virginia.

Author: 0 Grenfell fire survivors to be rehoused in luxury block

In the aftermath of the deadly Grenfell Tower fire in London that's so far left dozens dead, the question of where to place the survivors was quickly raised. Facilities at the block include a gym, a spa and an indoor cinema, as well as a 24-hour concierge. The Evening Standard reports that the homes were sold to the City of London Corporation at cost price, meaning the deal was worth little over £10 million.

Author: 0 In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience

A group from Kansas made the trip to Cedar Rapids to listen to the president speak at Kirkwood Community College . Looking to foreign policy, Trump complained about the "bad hand" he had been dealt, such as North Korea's nuclear program, days after American student Otto Warmbier died after returning in a coma from captivity in North Korea.

Global News Egypt condemns Mali resort attack
Author: 0 Egypt condemns Mali resort attack

The nationalities of the dead were a French-Malian, a French-Gabonese, a Chinese, a Portuguese and a Malian soldier, the ministry said. European Union foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini, speaking in Luxembourg, confirmed two of the victims were European Union staff, a Portuguese soldier who was training troops in the Malian army and a Malian woman.

Author: 0 NDA gets boost as Sena backs Kovind, opposition braces for contest

That support was returned in January by PM Modi, when on a trip to Patna , he publicly praised Mr Kumar's much-criticized alcohol ban in Bihar and said its goal and implementation were to be admired. "As the party has made a decision to support Kovind, there is no need for it to attend the meeting of opposition parties being held in New Delhi ", said JD-U spokesperson Rajiv Ranjan.

Author: 0 Oversight Dems demand to know why Kushner still has a security clearance

The letter, signed by every Democrat on the Oversight Committee, asks Preibus to turn over the requested documents by July 5. Kushner's attorney, Jamie Gorelick , said she hadn't seen the letter and was out of the country. In his talks with Kislyak, Kushner broached the idea of a line of communication with Russian Federation to promote sensitive discussions exploring the new administration's possible options in Syria .

Author: 0 Queen's speech: Government will deliver eight separate bills on Brexit

On immigration, a bill would legislate for the end of free movement from the European Union and make the status of European Union nationals and family members subject to United Kingdom law. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn returned the favour, by saying he looked forward to the Queen's Speech "just as soon as the coalition of chaos has been negotiated".

Author: 0 U.S. warplane downs 'hostile' Syria drone

The armed Shaheed-129 was shot down by a U.S. F-15E Strike Eagle at approximately 12:30 a.m. after it displayed hostile intent. This incident, considered an act of aggression and a violation of sovereignty by Moscow and Damascus, led to the Russian Defense Ministry suspending cooperation with its U.S.

Author: 0 Australia Halts Airstrikes In Syria After Russian Threat

The attack took place at about 12:30 a.m. local time Tuesday after an Iranian-made Shahed 129 drone , which is similar in size to a U.S. Predator drone, exhibited "the actions and intent similar to what happened in the first" shoot down, said a U.S.

Author: 0 Adele visits London firefighters after tower block blaze

Elsewhere, Theresa May has announced a package of measures to help the families affected by the Grenfell Tower fire , including £5m of cash handouts to be distributed to residents, but appeared to row back on an earlier commitment to rehouse people in the local area.

Global News Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria
Author: 0 Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria

According to the IRGC, the missiles "targeted the headquarters and meeting place and suicide vehicle assembly line" of "ISIS terrorists" in Syria's Deir al-Zour Province. Speaking to The Times of Israel later Monday, Ya'ari said his information was based on security sources, and that these sources were "amazed" at the poor performance of the Iranian missiles.

Global News Trump speaks to Qatar emir, offers help in resolving crisis - White House
Author: 0 Trump speaks to Qatar emir, offers help in resolving crisis - White House

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Bahrain gave Qatari citizens 14 days to leave and closed their airspace to all Qatari flights. Saudi Arabia has shut the only land border to Qatar, through which the country of 300,000 gets as much as 40% of its food supply, leading to empty shelves in supermarkets and fears that food and water will soon run out.

Global News Japan's exports post biggest jump since 2015
Author: 0 Japan's exports post biggest jump since 2015

Japan relies heavily on energy imports, with most of its nuclear power plants offline since the March 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis. Exports are likely to continue rising at a steady clip as overseas economies show increasing signs of strength, which should help Japan's economy extend its recent run of expansion.

Global News US calls on Arab states to ease Qatar blockade as crisis deepens
Author: 0 US calls on Arab states to ease Qatar blockade as crisis deepens

The countries are most anxious about Qatar's support for the Muslim Brotherhood - a Sunni Islamist political group outlawed by both Saudi Arabia and the UAE as it challenges those nations' hereditary rule. Trump later spoke by phone with Saudi King Salman and stressed the need for Gulf unity, a senior White House official said. It said it could not immediately respond to a request for comment on the hostage deal.

Global News Republican Karen Handel Beats Democrat Ossoff in High-stakes Georgia Race
Author: 0 Republican Karen Handel Beats Democrat Ossoff in High-stakes Georgia Race

It became the most expensive congressional race in USA history. Handel's victory was welcomed by the Republican Party and U.S. President Donald Trump , after Democrats hoped to win this traditionally Republican district , which held a special election after its previous Congressman, Republican Tom Price , was chosen by Trump to be his Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Global News Rajinikath preparing to enter politics, says TN Hindu party chief
Author: 0 Rajinikath preparing to enter politics, says TN Hindu party chief

Rajinikanth has given one more reason to believe that he is all set to take a plunge into politics. For the past few days, Superstar Rajinikanth has been meeting members from political outfits and fringe groups, which only indicate that the actor is seriously considering to take a political plunge.

Global News U.S. 'downs Iran-made drone' over Syria
Author: 0 U.S. 'downs Iran-made drone' over Syria

It is the fifth time in the past month the U.S. has struck at forces allied with the Syrian government in the area. It is the second downing of a pro-regime drone in the area and comes amid heightened tensions in the region after the US downing of a Syrian fighter jet on Sunday.

Author: 0 Attorney: Trump Not Under Investigation

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is exploring changes to his personal legal team, given that his current attorney has ties to special counsel Robert Mueller , The New York Times reported . Carson's stance on the issue: giving Mueller "a chance", indicates a surprising break from the position being held by Trump and his administration.

Global News US' Tillerson urges Saudi allies to ease Qatar blockade
Author: 0 US' Tillerson urges Saudi allies to ease Qatar blockade

The blockade is also impairing US and other global business activities in the region and has created a hardship on the people of Qatar and the people whose livelihoods depend on commerce with Qatar. The U.S.is in a delicate position with Qatar, particularly given the significant American troop presence at several military bases. He then went over to the Rose Garden at the White House, where President Donald Trump completely contradicted his messaging, choosing to lambast Qatar for funding ...

Global News Ram Nath Kovind quits as Governor of Bihar
Author: 0 Ram Nath Kovind quits as Governor of Bihar

The BJP's Jammu and Kashmir ally PDP extended its support to Mr. Kovind. The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday had announced that the 71-year-old Kovind would be their candidate for president. "Just two days ago, me and Kovindji both of us were there in a programme in Patna where 151 couples were getting married and there we spoke but he was unaware of his party's decision", Singh said.

Author: 0 US sends supersonic bombers in show of force against North Korea

For the first time in several weeks, USA spy satellites have detected activity at North Korea's Punggye-ri nuclear test site in the northeast of the country. "At least I know China tried", Trump wrote on Twitter. Multiple US officials told CNN they are checking on what the President meant by "not worked out".

Global News McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to North Korea
Author: 0 McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had spoken with Warmbier's family and praised them as "incredible". "On behalf of the entire State Department and the United States government, I extend my condolences to the Warmbier family, and offer my prayers as they enter a time of grief no parent should ever know", said Tillerson.

Author: 0 Tour Guides Say They Will Scale Back Trips to North Korea

REPUBLICANS have put pressure on the White House to act over the death of USA uni student Otto Warmbier , saying North Korea murdered him. Rep. citizens on tours to North Korea in early 2016, after Warmbier's arrest. "All those that wish to join his family in celebrating his life are cordially invited", the announcement states.

Global News U.S. fighter jet shoots down 2nd Iranian-made drone over Syria
Author: 0 U.S. fighter jet shoots down 2nd Iranian-made drone over Syria

The U.S. on Sunday shot down a Syrian jet for the first time during the conflict near Raqqa after it dropped bombs near the U.S. -allied Syrian Democratic Forces, which are battling IS. Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot said Tuesday the "operational achievement was much smaller" than what has been reported. "The Coalition's mission is to defeat Isis in Iraq and Syria".

Global News Trump meets Poroshenko for brief 'drop-in' visit
Author: 0 Trump meets Poroshenko for brief 'drop-in' visit

Trump told reporters , briefly allowed into the room, that "a lot of progress has been made" in relations between the United States and Ukraine . It also designated 11 other individuals and entities tied to Russia's annexation of Crimea , and six individuals and entities linked to the Russian government over sanctions evasion.

Author: 0 Trump calls Warmbier death a 'total disgrace'

Other travel companies say they're considering a similar restriction. The likelihood is that this incident will affect discussions on North Korea during the first summit between the leaders of Seoul and Washington next week. On past precedent, it seems likely that the harm done to Mr Warmbier was unintended. Yet these prisoners are mainly kept as bargaining chips in the hope of negotiations.

Global News Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain
Author: 0 Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain

I have a good relationship and a good friendship with Cristiano and I want to talk to him. " I am sure that Cristiano complies with his tax duties, it must be a confusion that will be cleared ". Free-spending Paris St Germain have also been linked with a player that Perez insists there have been no bids for, nor he says has there been any offers for Alvaro Morata or James Rodriguez .

Global News 58 people missing and presumed dead after London tower fire
Author: 0 58 people missing and presumed dead after London tower fire

The number of people believed to have died from a fire that set ablaze Grenfell Tower in west London last week has risen to 79 and could increase, United Kingdom police say. London fire chief Dany Cotton told BBC radio that it might be "some days yet" before firefighters could say they have reached everyone in the building.

Global News Paul Pisasale Bailed On Assault and Extortion Charges
Author: 0 Paul Pisasale Bailed On Assault and Extortion Charges

Crime and Corruption Commission officers last night charged him with extortion and two other charges arising from the alleged assault of a woman. He called a press conference at an Ipswich hospital on June 6 to announce his resignation after 13 years as mayor, citing health concerns following a flare-up of multiple sclerosis.

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman elevated to Crown Prince: SPA

No reason was given for replacement with Prince Mohammad bin Salman who was born on 31st of August 1985. Saudi King Salman Abdulaziz Al Saud on Wednesday named his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince , completing a gradual removal of powers from the previous prince Mohammed bin Nayef , 57, who has been fired.