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Handel to make Georgia history as its first GOP congresswoman

With the inflated price tag and the 15-month lag time between the special election and the November 2018 midterms, the contest might not hold much predictive value. Initially, Ossoff's mantra was "Make Trump Furious". Indeed the best news Democrats got Tuesday night was that a different special House race, in SC, ended up closer than the Georgia contest even though it had drawn little national attention. Lire la suite »

Democrats just went 0-4. When will they win?

The victory of Republican candidate Karen Handel in last night's special election in Georgia could not have come at a better time for U.S. president Donald Trump . The 55-year-old Handel is a former Georgia secretary of state. Ossoff initially campaigned on a promise to "make Trump furious", but more recently avoided taking on the president as he tried to win over centrist voters. Lire la suite »

Cindy threatens heavy rains en route to coast

But the rains aren't expected to go farther north than southern Virginia, he said. Tropical Storm Cindy is "not a threat to Bermuda at this time", the Bermuda Weather Service said today [June 21], with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hours forecast to be 1025nm to the WNW at 3.00am on Saturday, June 24th. Lire la suite »

Queen's Speech unveils Brexit-heavy agenda

Meanwhile, there was no mention of the promised free vote on fox hunting. Other plans were more vague. There was been some speculation over the Queen's views on Brexit after a row exploded in March when The Sun published a story claiming claiming the Queen "backs" Britain leaving the EU . Lire la suite »

GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

In one 25-second video clip, McConnell managed to touch on all the things people find objectionable about the process Republicans are using to push the AHCA - a bill being drafted being closed doors, without Democratic input, and reportedly featuring " special deals " meant to make it palatable for conservative Republicans who, as an article of faith, object to any redistribution of wealth. Lire la suite »

Professor questions suspension following TV show appearance

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In the combative segment TheBlaze reported previously , Durden mocked white people saying, "What I say to that is boo-hoo-hoo, you white people are angry because you couldn't use your "white privilege" card to get invited to the Black Lives Matter's all-black Memorial Day celebration!" While the letter didn't directly mention her appearance on Fox News, administration officials brought it up to her in person. Lire la suite »

Cities: Skylines PlayStation 4 Edition announced

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Similar to Pillars of Eternity , which will arrive on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on 29th August, Cities: Skylines has been "redesigned for console players with controller-friendly gameplay and UI". Koch Media will distribute a physical edition of the game worldwide. Recall that Cities Skylines PlayStation 4 Edition will be priced at $39.99 and release on August 15 . Lire la suite »

Au tour de François Bayrou de démissionner — France

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Quant au porte-parole du gouvernement , Christophe Castaner , il a affirmé ce matin que cette démission " simplifie la situation , parce qu'il était difficile, y compris pour le porte-parole, de répondre à vos questionnements légitimes, aux enquêtes de la presse ". Lire la suite »

Explosion dans une gare de train de Bruxelles

Il a ensuite lâché sa valise en criant et celle-ci a explosé une première fois, puis une seconde fois quelques secondes plus tard, plus fort cette fois. Lors de la conférence de presse du Conseil National de sécurité, le Premier Ministre Charles Michel a confirmé qu'un attentat terroriste avait été évité grâce à l'intervention exemplaire des militaires. Lire la suite »

Thousands stretch and pose for International Yoga Day

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For Lele, she said yoga has been a big part of her life, and it's a practice which provides her with "holistic healing, both physically and mentally". Modi, dressed in white, instructed the children at the outdoor yoga session at Rama Bai Ambedkar Ground. Yoga is a practice used to transform the mind and body. Lire la suite »

USA shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria

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The incident occurred in the same vicinity as previous conflicts with pro-regime forces, near the combat outpost in At-Tanf, where a contingent of USA and coalition advisers are supporting a force to fight the Islamic State, also known as ISIS. Lire la suite »

Man arrested over abusive twitter post after London mosque

Videos emerged on social media of a heavy police presence as emergency services responded quickly. At least one person has been killed and 10 injured in a suspected terror attack after a man driving a van allegedly shouting "I'm going to kill all Muslims" mowed down worshippers outside a mosque in North London. Lire la suite »

Family declines autopsy for US student released by North Korea

Warmbier's family declined to have an autopsy performed on him, the Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH said Tuesday, deciding that only an "external examination" would be performed. "His family is incredible, what they've gone through, but he should have been brought home a long time ago", Trump said while meeting with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko at the White House . Lire la suite »

Samsung working on standalone Gear VR headset with 2000 ppi display

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The most common negative effect of using VR headsets is dizziness and nausea. Still, a pixel density of 2000 ppi is something we would love to see in a VR set, so fingers crossed, everyone. As yet there are not details on what other hardware will be inside this new Virtual Reality headset from Samsung. This isn't the first time we've heard such a rumour. Lire la suite »

Supreme Court Will Hear Wisconsin Partisan Gerrymandering Case

Also on Monday afternoon, shortly before the court issue was ordered, LEA and Lawrence district representatives agreed to tentatively meet again at 4:30 p.m. A lower court struck down the districts as unconstitutional a year ago. "Partisan gerrymandering of this kind is worse now than at any time in recent memory", said Paul Smith , a lawyer for the voters who challenged the map. Lire la suite »

Iran Condemns London Mosque Attack

A man, who had earlier suffered a heart attack , died at the scene but it was not clear if his death was connected to the van attack . The man who died following the Finsbury Park terror attack has been named locally as Makram Ali, described as a "good family man". Lire la suite »

Le nouveau visage du gouvernement — Remaniement

Depuis le perron de l'Elysée, le secrétaire général du palais présidentiel Alexis Kohler vient d'annoncer le nom des nouveaux ministres qui vont intégrer le gouvernement d'Edouard Philippe. Florence Parly a été nommée ministre des Armées en remplacement de Sylvie Goulard, qui a demandé à ne pas appartenir au nouveau gouvernement. L'actuel ministre de l'Agriculture, Jacques Mézard , hérite lui du ministère de la Cohésion des territoires, laissé vacant par Richard Ferrand. Lire la suite »