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Author: 0 Democrats Ask 'What's Next?' After Republican Congressional Victories

Handel backers, meanwhile, credit Republican voters for coalescing behind her in a show of the party's strength, even in an area where President Donald Trump underperformed GOP margins in November. Last night, however, Handel beat Ossoff by 3.8 percent. Handel consistently emphasized the many out-of-state donations to Ossoff's campaign and the fact that he doesn't live in the 6th congressional district.

Global News Kushner visits bereaved family of Hadas Malka
Author: 0 Kushner visits bereaved family of Hadas Malka

Israel has started work on the first new Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank for more than 20 years, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said. Israel has also demanded that the Palestinians stop making welfare payments to families of militants who are either imprisoned or were killed while committing attacks on Israelis.

Global News Hamas, PFLP, ISIS Buck over Claiming Recent Jerusalem Attack
Author: 0 Hamas, PFLP, ISIS Buck over Claiming Recent Jerusalem Attack

The Israeli defense body COGAT announced the decision Sunday, shortly after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that preparations to destroy the homes of the three Palestinian assailants were underway. More so, Israeli authorities have transformed Jerusalem to a military garrison and raided the Ramallah village known as Deir Abu Mash'al, where the three perpetrators were based.

Author: 0 Trump says China NKorea pressure hasn't worked

The US military said the bombers conducted two separate drills with the Japanese and South Korean air forces. Warmbier said in his graduation speech that he took inspiration from an episode of "The Office". His family says in a statement released by a hospital he died Monday afternoon. They did not cite a specific cause of death. When he arrived, he was in a coma, which North Korea said was due to him contracting botulism and taking a sleeping pill.

Global News Senator: US at risk of military conflict with Russia, Iran in Syria
Author: 0 Senator: US at risk of military conflict with Russia, Iran in Syria

A U.S. warplane shot down an Iranian-made drone operated by pro-regime forces in southern Syria early Tuesday, officials said, in the latest incident in rising tensions between the two sides. The threat came after a U.S. Navy fighter aircraft shot down a Syrian Air Force jet on Sunday, an act that the Pentagon explained as a defensive measure to protect U.S.

Global News Intel is bringing drones and VR to the Olympics
Author: 0 Intel is bringing drones and VR to the Olympics

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich says drones will play a vital role showing action at the Olympics. The IOC also boasts several other high-profile technology companies as partners. Clearly, the Intel deal made the McDonald's decision an easier one for the International Olympic Committee , which is signing new sponsors to its top-tier sponsorship program at around $200 million for four years — double the value of the old ones.

Global News Ex-Sept. 11 worker gets drug case pardon, fights deportation
Author: 0 Ex-Sept. 11 worker gets drug case pardon, fights deportation

After the 1990 conviction, Carlos Cardona helped with recovery work after two planes flew into the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan in what was the deadliest terror attack on USA soil. "It's time to put an end to this practice once and for all". Cardona worked as a recovery worker after the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center.

Author: 0 Proposed DUP deal would not undermine Good Friday Agreement, insists Theresa May

Theresa May has insisted a proposed deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionists (DUP) to prop up her minority Government will not be allowed to undermine the Good Friday Agreement. "While there will be a political border between our two countries, there should not be an economic one and any border that does exist should be invisible", Varadkar, the first openly gay prime minister of Ireland, said following his talks with May.

Author: 0 Corker: US considering North Korea travel ban

The coroner's office also had "extensive conversations" with Warmbier's treating physician at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, according to the statement . "I think there have been some positive steps they have taken both at the United Nations and economically to help strengthen the case against North Korea ", Spicer said.

Author: 0 Vice President Pence hires outside counsel to deal with Russian Federation inquiries

But at Thursday night's congressional baseball game, for which lawmakers were practicing when they were fired upon, Pence said the best of America will shine. He delivered an on-camera statement sharply criticizing James Comey after the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's recent testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Author: 0 Things to Know About the Virginia Governor Primary

Sen. Jill Vogel (R-27th) edged out opponents Bryce Reeves and Glenn Davis Jr. for the Republican lieutenant governor nomination with 42.3 percent of the vote. Gillespie's strength in Fairfax County seemed to be providing the edge as final returns came trickling in. Smith viewed the results as a vindication of Trump.

Global News Trump said to plan announcement on Comey tapes
Author: 0 Trump said to plan announcement on Comey tapes

Reps. Mike Conaway, a Texas Republican, and Adam Schiff, a California Democrat, issued a brief statement after they met with Mueller late Tuesday. "I'm right here!" Spicer said gamely Tuesday, sporting a tight smile in a self-deprecating gesture that contrasted with some of his more bellicose performances in the past.

Author: 0 Brussels bomber was Moroccan national carrying device filled with nails

It appeared no one else was injured besides the suspect and the damage from the explosion was limited, Brussels prosecutor's office spokeswoman Ine Van Wymersch told VRT. The country will remain at threat level 3, meaning there is a serious and real threat, but an imminent attack is not deemed likely, he said. Authorities also said that no events would be canceled, but warned those planning to attend not to carry backpacks with them.

Author: 0 IS Militants Destroy Mosul's Grand Mosque, Iconic Leaning Minaret

It was in the Old City's emblematic Al-Nuri mosque in July 2014 that IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi made his only public appearance. It was the first and last time the leader of the terrorist group spoke publicly to his followers. Iraqi officials had privately expressed hope that the mosque could be captured in time for Eid al-Fitr, the festival marking the end of Ramadan, the Muslim fasting month.

Global News U.S. military shoots down drone in Syria
Author: 0 U.S. military shoots down drone in Syria

Washington also described those strikes as self-defense. The US military has repeatedly warned forces fighting on Mr Assad's side to stay away from a " deconfliction zone", agreed with Russian Federation, near a garrison used by US special forces and US-backed militia around Al Tanf.

Global News Shiv Sena endorses Kovind's candidacy for President
Author: 0 Shiv Sena endorses Kovind's candidacy for President

Shiv Sena had yesterday said that the party was ready to face the mid-term polls in Maharashtra. Thackeray sensing that BJP won't agree to any of names said,"I would like to know your candidate for the Presidential poll". "Considering that there may be objections to Bhagwat's name, we mooted the name of Dr M S Swaminathan taking note of his service to the cause of farmers", he told the gathering of Shiv Sainiks.

Global News United States revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents
Author: 0 United States revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents

President Trump's administration officially canceled an immigration program that was proposed during the Obama-era. Thursday's announcement that the Trump administration was rescinding the policy means the administration will no longer defend the policy in court, stating in a press release that "there is no credible path forward to litigate the now enjoined policy".

Author: 0 Warmbier's travel agency stops taking Americans to N. Korea

A travel warning is already in place. Now the tour company that arranged his trip, Young Pioneer Tours , says they will no longer take Americans to the hermit kingdom. In response to the tragedy, US officials have reportedly been considering a travel ban that would prohibit American citizens from visiting the country until further notice .

Author: 0 May drops key manifesto pledges from Queen's 'Brexit' speech

Nevertheless, with the Conservatives now requiring the support of the controversial Democratic Unionist Party in Northern Ireland to achieve a slim majority in Parliament, and with no confidence and supply deal yet determined, none of the above is assured.

Author: 0 Qatar Airways calls on United Nations body to declare Qatar measures illegal

In addition to cutting diplomatic ties, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE and Egypt also halted air, sea and land transport links to Qatar , which relies on imports for most of its food. It is the worst crisis for the GCC since its creation in 1981. "We're still a AA country and we're one of the top 20 or 25 globally on our ratings.so I think we are very much better than a lot of people around us".

Global News U.S. student in coma freed by N. Korea dies at 22
Author: 0 U.S. student in coma freed by N. Korea dies at 22

Warmbier's parents said they believe their son was subjected to "awful, torturous mistreatment" by the North Korean regime. President Donald Trump also angrily protested Warmbier's death Tuesday, calling his death a "disgrace" and claiming that Warmbier "should have been brought home that same day".

Author: 0 S.Korea finds apparent North Korean drone near border

Analyst Kim Dong-yub at Seoul's Institute for Far Eastern Studies said the projectiles, which showed longer range than North Korea's previously known KN-01 anti-ship cruise missiles, were likely from a new cruise missile system the North displayed during a massive April 15 military parade.

Author: 0 Russia: Mass arrests tighten authorities' stranglehold on freedom of expression

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny sits in a police vehicle after being found guilty by a court of repeatedly violating the law on organising public meetings, in Moscow , Russia , June 13, 2017. Moscow City Hall labelled the decision a "provocation" while the police warned that "any provocative actions by the protesters will be viewed as threat to public order and immediately thwarted".

Author: 0 Minister writes World Refugee Day cheques

Myanmar's internal conflicts left 490,000 refugees and 375,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) by the end of 2016, according to the UN's refugee agency in Asia spokesperson Vivian Tan, adding to increasing global displacement worldwide.

Author: 0 Thousands take to the streets to protest Philando Castile shooting verdict

Protesters overtook Interstate 94 on Friday (June 16), splitting off from the original meeting point at the state Capitol. Castile was shot with Reynolds and her 4-year-old daughter in the vehicle. Yanez was charged with second-degree manslaughter, punishable by up to 10 years in prison, though sentencing guidelines suggest around four years is more likely.

Global News A Record 65.6 Million People Are Now Displaced Worldwide, Says UNHCR
Author: 0 A Record 65.6 Million People Are Now Displaced Worldwide, Says UNHCR

UNHCR was still there, helping numerous same people now fleeing an internal conflict, he told local government officials in the northern town of Bentiu. The majority of those displaced in the sub-Saharan country are children. There were 1.4 million refugees in Pakistan and 1 million in Lebanon. Of the 10.3 million people displaced previous year, 189,300 refugees were resettled in third countries, half a million returned to their home countries and 6.5 million people who were ...

Global News US Soilders Injured at Camp Shaheen In Afghanistan
Author: 0 US Soilders Injured at Camp Shaheen In Afghanistan

Sardar Wali Tabasim, spokesman for the provincial police chief in Paktia Province, said another eight police officers were wounded in the attack. Seven US servicemen were wounded and one Afghan soldier was killed in an insider shooting at a base in northern Afghanistan .

Global News Saudi king upends royal succession, names son as 1st heir
Author: 0 Saudi king upends royal succession, names son as 1st heir

Simon Henderson, the director of the Gulf and Energy Policy Program at the Washington Institute, told The New York Times that Trump and his team "see Saudi Arabia as a crucial part of the Middle East and an important country to have a positive relationship with, even if there are irritants".

Global News DUP to 'support soft Irish border' in Brexit talks
Author: 0 DUP to 'support soft Irish border' in Brexit talks

He said that in the talks the DUP was seeking to "achieve a more compassionate style of government for the whole of the UK". Under the terms of the Good Friday Agreement agreed in 1998, the United Kingdom government must remain neutral in its dealings with both sides of the political divide in Northern Ireland .

Global News Israel begins to reduce electricity supplies to Gaza
Author: 0 Israel begins to reduce electricity supplies to Gaza

The move comes after Israel's security cabinet said it would reduce its supply of electricity to Gaza , in response to a request made by the Palestinian Authority. The Israel Electric Corporation said power supply would "effectively be reduced on two lines out of 10 every day, until the reduction applies to all 10 lines".

Author: 0 US student, freed from North Korea with neurological injury, was 'brutalized' -father

Doctors have thus far declined to speculate on Warmbier's prognosis. His father, Fred Warmbier , said the family was proud of their son, calling him "a fighter". Fred Warmbier called on North Korea to release other American detainees. Warmbier said recently, they chose to go public with their situation and shortly thereafter, Otto was home.

Author: 0 Family declines autopsy for former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier

Warmbier's death came just days after he was released by the North Korean government and returned to the United States suffering from what American doctors described as extensive brain damage. Fred Warmbier, the student's father, has said he disbelieves this account. "That should never ever be allowed to happen". "I think the president is signaling some frustration", Christopher Hill, a former USA ambassador to South Korea, told MSNBC.

Author: 0 Dionne: What Americans learned from Georgia election

Before that, the district was represented by former Republican Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich. Pundits labeled it a harbinger for the 2018 midterms, arguing a win by 30-year-old Democrat Jon Ossoff could signal a "blue wave" next November.

Author: 0 Iran's top leader opposes Iraqi Kurdish independence vote

Describing the IRGC's move as "completely right, appropriate and necessary", Rouhani said the missile attack does not mean a shift in Iran's regional and global policies, his official website reported . "The missiles were launched in coordination with Syria", the IRGC official said. Iran has stepped up its anti-Saudi rhetoric since the IS-attacks saying Riyadh is trying to destabilize the country by supporting dissidents.

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