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Author: 0 In Georgia, Handel reaches out to Democrats and thanks Trump

He almost won this seat in April by avoiding a runoff altogether. "I don't think people in the Beltway are realizing just how toxic the Democratic Party brand is in so much of the country", congressman Tim Ryan , who unsuccessfully challenged Pelosi for the leadership position past year, told CNN in a blunt postmortem after the June 20 loss in Georgia.

Author: 0 Mosul celebrates first Eid without Islamic State since 2014

However, pro-government forces have since retaken most towns and cities in Anbar, but the Islamist militants still control areas near the Syrian border and have desert hideouts from which they harass federal forces. Displaced civilians rescued by Iraqi security forces from battle at Old City are pictured as they are transported from an armoured vehicle to an emergency clinic in western Mosul, Iraq June 23, 2017.

Author: 0 Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr in several countries

President Trump instead marked Ramadan with an official statement , delivered May 26, the day before the Islamic holy month began. "On the occasion let us also remember the destitute and less fortunate and all those who have laid down their lives in the fight against militancy for the sake of peace in the country".

World Minneapolis police asked to limit presence at pride parade
Author: 0 Minneapolis police asked to limit presence at pride parade

Paul, considered going to Pride after hearing that organizers had asked police to keep a low-profile, but said Friday he will definitely not be attending. I look forward to seeing everyone out at the parade on Sunday", she said. The Star Tribune reported Sunday the parade was held just after a controversy had erupted over whether uniformed police officers could take part in the event.

Author: 0 Proud of Kidambi Srikanth's victory in the Australian Open: Narendra Modi

In the final, he was up against the current Olympic champion Chen Long of China and the Gunter lad was in supreme best against the World No. 6 and won the match 22-20, 21-16 in a rather comfortable manner. Win cash daily by just predicting the right result of matches. "Congrats @ srikidambi ." Denmark shuttler Mathias Boe felt Srikanth's achievement of winning back-to-back titles was rare.

Author: 0 Erdogan rejects Arab demands to remove Turkish troops from Qatar

However, the Arab states involved in the crisis are all close allies of the U.S. while the largest USA base in the Middle East is in Qatar. "The state of Qatar is now studying this paper, the demands contained therein and the foundations on which they were based, in order to prepare an appropriate response to it and hand it over to the state of Kuwait", the Qatar News Agency said, citing a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

World Dems bridle as some in GOP blame shooting on the left
Author: 0 Dems bridle as some in GOP blame shooting on the left

Roger Williams , R-Texas, who injured his ankle in the chaos Wednesday and will watch from the third-base coaching box. Hunt said Scalise is in excellent hands with the trauma team at MedStar, but he stressed that a bullet from a high-powered rifle causes much more damage than one from a handgun.

Author: 0 100 people burnt to death after oil tanker catches fire

When I came out of the house, I saw many people rushing towards the highway and some going there by motorcycles. "The people who were alive were in really bad shape", he said . "We kept on telling people to leave the crash site, but people wouldn't listen and more kept coming", said Muhammad Rizwan, a police official. The Chief Minister of Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said an inquiry would be held into the incident.

Author: 0 34 tower blocks in United Kingdom fail fire safety tests: Government

Britain's fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as authorities revealed that 27 high-rise apartment blocks across the country have cladding that failed fire safety tests. "Together we're making sure that the resources are there to ensure that what is needed to keep people safe is being done". Meanwhile, the Liberal Democrats have said that a civil emergency needs to be declared to deal with tower block evacuations.

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Author: 0 China, US agree aim of "complete, irreversible" Korean denuclearization

North Korea's continued pursuit of nuclear weapons has drawn worldwide criticism, notably sanctions by the United Nations Security Council. "I believe we must now have the perception that North Korea is an irrational regime", Moon told America's CBS News in an interview broadcast on Tuesday, referring to the death of Warmbier.

World Another Lawmaker Says No to Trump's Healthcare Bill
Author: 0 Another Lawmaker Says No to Trump's Healthcare Bill

Because it preserves more reasonable subsidies than the House bill and because its Medicaid drawdown happens in the distant 2020s - which is to say, perhaps never - it might not be an outright political catastrophe. From a budget perspective, conservative think tanks like the Heritage Foundation say the cap in the Senate bill helps reform one of the federal government's fastest-growing programs.

Author: 0 Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths

For Russia , anything but a victory will mean an early exit from its home tournament, although advancing was already seen as a hard task in a group with Mexico and Portugal . The result was a discombobulated team against New Zealand that delivered one of the most awful halves under Osorio. Mexico eliminated hosts Russian Federation with a 2-1 win in Kazan to join Portugal on seven points, with Santos' side to face the runners-up of Group B on Wednesday for a place in the July 2 ...

World Sympathy waive: Maharashtra CM Fadnavis announces Rs 34000-cr farm loan waiver
Author: 0 Sympathy waive: Maharashtra CM Fadnavis announces Rs 34000-cr farm loan waiver

Fadnavis said that the state would not be able to completely pay off the farmers loans owed to the banks in one go and hence would initiate talks with the banks for a staggered payment. The loan waiver scheme launched by Maharashtra will benefit around 19 lakh farmers in Maharashtra. Additionally, farmers who have been repaying loans regularly will be provided a special incentive package not exceeding Rs 25,000.

Author: 0 GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written

He and others said the bill would make health insurance more affordable and eliminate Obama's coverage requirements that some people find onerous. "Remember, ObamaCare is dead". The American Medical Association, the American Hospital Association and AARP, representing older people, all criticized the bill. Those additional funds would continue through 2020, then gradually fall and disappear entirely in 2024.

Author: 0 DC police issue arrest warrants for Turkish guards in protest brawl

Earlier in the day, the US authority had issued arrest warrants for 16 people, including 12 bodyguards of the Turkish president, over an incident in May outside Turkey's Washington embassy when several people were injured during a brawl; Erdogan was on an official visit to the U.S.at the time of the incident.

World Trump criticizes Obama administration over Russian meddling
Author: 0 Trump criticizes Obama administration over Russian meddling

Did nothing about it. WHY? The plan to interfere in the election aimed to help elect Republican candidate#Donald Trump through hacked emails and other materials posted online by WikiLeaks. Following the CIA's August report , Mr. Obama authorized "planting cyber weapons in Russia's infrastructure, the digital equivalent of bombs that could be detonated if the United States found itself in an escalating exchange with Moscow", the Post reported .

World Discontent Among Democrats Over Pelosi Leadership
Author: 0 Discontent Among Democrats Over Pelosi Leadership

Kathleen Rice told CNN's Chris Cuomo on "New Day" Thursday. Democratic Party divisions are on stark display after a disappointing spec. He argued that the Democrats have strayed from issues that got them elected in the past. I'm a strategic, politically astute leader. And Republican Ralph Norman defeated Democrat Archie Parnell on Tuesday in SC for the House seat vacated by White House budget director Mick Mulvaney.

Author: 0 Globetrotting horse Highland Reel wins at Royal Ascot

Duke of Marmalade has now sired five European Group One winners and 33 Stakes Winners including Cartier Award victor Simple Verse. Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien and his top jockey, Ryan Moore , collected a victor for the second straight day when Sioux Nation won the Norfolk Stakes at odds of 14-1.

World Police Drag Disabled Demonstrators From Capitol Hill During Healthcare Bill Protest
Author: 0 Police Drag Disabled Demonstrators From Capitol Hill During Healthcare Bill Protest

Kentucky GOP Senator Rand Paul said his office will be releasing a statement later today which could give voters a clue as to how he may vote, but he is said to be a likely "No" vote, calling the bill "Obamacare-lite". Sources told The Associated Press on Wednesday it would cut and revamp Medicaid while eliminating taxes that pay for the expansion, remove the individual mandate to buy insurance and keep premium subsidies in place.

World Journalist dies of wounds from blast in Iraq's Mosul
Author: 0 Journalist dies of wounds from blast in Iraq's Mosul

Stephan Villeneuve, a French journalist, and Iraqi Kurdish reporter Bakhtiyar Addad were also killed in the blast. The attack was not the first but among the bloodiest since Iraqi forces retook the eastern side of Mosul in January as part of a massive offensive to wrest back the country's second city from IS.

Author: 0 Group of Democrats meet behind closed doors to consider ousting Pelosi

And after Republican Karen Handel pulled out the win, the leadership-backed superPAC said using the Democratic leader prominently was one of its most effective tactics. Filemon Vela, D-Texas, who supported Pelosi in her last leadership race, Politico reported . "I'm very proud to represent San Francisco in the Congress", affirmed Pelosi.

Author: 0 Opposition a divided house over Presidential election: BJP

The Opposition suffered a major blow with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar extending his support to BJP's candidate yesterday. A low profile Dalit activist who held various organisational positions in the BJP, Kovind, 71, was made the Bihar governor in 2015 after the NDA came to power in May 2014.

Author: 0 US Shoots Down Another Pro-Regime Drone in Syria

In Tuesday s incident, the US-led coalition said an F-15E Strike Eagle jet destroyed an armed Shahed-129 drone in the early hours of the morning as it neared the Al-Tanaf base along Syria s eastern border. president and was never carried out, so it may turn out to be just posturing. Australian Defence Force Chief Mark Binskin said on Wednesday the operations were halted while the Australians examined what was happening in what he had described as a "complex piece of airspace" over Syria .