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North Korea detainee mourned at OH funeral

U.S. President Donald Trump has said thank you and goodbye to China over Twitter , suggesting that the brief friendship between Washington and Beijing may be on the rocks during the ongoing furore over Chinese ally North Korea. However he added: "I wish we would have a little more help with respect to North Korea from China but that doesn't seem to be working out". Mattis echoed that, saying China "continues to work these issues". Read More »

Facebook's Pride "Like" Button Isn't Available in Some Places


Almost five decades later, relations with police forces continue to simmer in the LGBTQ community - despite today's participation of police departments in most pride parades , not all have been happy with the growing ties. "It took off from there", he said . "Someone else copied it to Twitter , Instagram & Reddit". We will close down that street and they will not be able to go there. Read More »

Maduro Promotes Military in Shake-Up of Cabinet in Venezuela

Rodriguez left her post as foreign minister on Wednesday to run for a seat in a controversial new congress, drawing praise from Maduro as a "tiger" for her feisty defense of the socialist government. "The "contact group" you're proposing is completely useless and unnecessary", said Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez. The challenge, he said, is picking members that both sides are comfortable with. Read More »

Sorry, Donald Trump Jr, Democrats Broke Georgia's Glass Ceiling - In 1946


As in Montana and Kansas, Democrats did succeed in nationalizing the runoff race, making it about Trump. Karen Handel's victory over Democrat Jon Ossoff was not an endorsement of the president. Meanwhile, if Ossoff had won, Democrats would have been even more emboldened. When presented with the choice of whether they wanted a representative who would work with Paul Ryan or Pelosi, six in 10 picked the speaker and three in 10 picked the minority leader. Read More »

Diplomat who aided in Otto Warmbier's release to attend his funeral


The US has been urging China to prod North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile weapons programmes , but in vain. Mourners turned out in droves to pay their final respects Thursday to Otto Warmbier , the U.S. Also on the agenda were simmering geopolitical tensions in the South China Sea. " While competition between our nations is bound to occur, conflict is not inevitable ", he said. Read More »

Trump publicly doubting that Russia meddled in election


But he said former FBI Director James Comey would not have undertaken such a probe lightly and without a basis for doing so. Special counsel Robert Mueller was later named to lead the investigation, and The Washington Post reported that Mueller is considering investigating Trump for obstruction of justice because he fired Comey. Read More »

Moscou affirme la mort d'Abou Bark al-Baghdadi — Russie


Le ministère russe des Affaires étrangères annonce, ce jeudi, pouvoir affirmer avec un haut degré de certitude qu'Abou Bakr al Baghdadi, le chef de l'organisation État islamique, est mort, à la suite d'un bombardement russe sur Raqqa, en Syrie, fin mai. Read More »

Senate to finally unveil secret health care bill

Other parts of the bill - particularly as they relate to health insurance subsidies - could help South Carolinians. "And in a high-cost state like California, that's a big problem". "It's every bit as bad a the House bill", said Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer. Senior GOP senators were still putting final touches on the draft legislation on Wednesday, and it is still likely to change before any vote as members express their preferences. Read More »

Trump Uses Georgia Victory To Taunt Democrats

Republicans have won four special House elections since Trump took office - Handel's victory and a SC race Tuesday; a Montana victory last month and one in Kansas in April. Michael Owens leads the Cobb County Democrats and chaired a 6th District task force meant to coordinate the efforts of the party in Cobb, Fulton and DeKalb counties. Read More »

Trump n'a pas enregistré ses échanges avec Comey


Quand les propos de l'ancien patron du FBI ont fait surface pour la première fois, M. Trump a lancé sur Twitter qu'il "vaudrait mieux" pour M. Comey qu'il n'existe aucun enregistrement de leurs conversations. Publiez tous les enregistrements. Interrogé début juin lors d'une audition au Congrès, James Comey s'était déclaré très à l'aise sur ce thème: " J'ai choisi mes mots avec soin ". Read More »

Trump Finances: Mar-a-Lago, DC Hotel Revenue Up


And revenue at Trump's Palm Beach club, Mar-a-Lago, climbed to $37.2 million during the 15½ month period covered by the report. "It does nothing to clarify the critical conflicts questions, relating to domestic policy and national and worldwide security that are left open by his failure to issue his tax return", said Norman Eisen, a former White House ethics lawyer during the Obama administration, who is chairman of a nonprofit group that is a party in two of the emoluments lawsuits . Read More »

Overwatch Loot Boxes Being Adjusted to Reduce Duplicates

Players who were annoyed with the duplicates sold them for credits, and Blizzard acknowledged that, saying it would also increase the amount of credits players get in the loot boxes. Overwatch already has a highlight system, but players only have limited control over how that works. "We always want the experience of opening an in-game loot box to feel exciting and rewarding, and in our latest patch we're working to improve that experience in two key ways", a Blizzard statement explains. Read More »

Lean Rightward: Hugh Hewitt to Host New MSNBC Show


The Salem radio talk show host and MSNBC contributor will host a new half hour program on the network, aptly dubbed Hugh Hewitt - italicized here for the first time, which will air Saturdays at 8 a.m. The addition of Hewitt is part of a broader expansion of the network's live offerings, which includes stretching breaking news coverage until 9 p.m. Read More »

Jewish Democrat Jon Ossoff defeated in crucial Georgia congressional race

For his part, President Trump congratulated the candidate through his Twitter account, even before Handel made the announcement, claiming that her work had been "fantastic", and that (the party) was very proud of her. But the obvious hypocrisy touting the need for campaign finance reform all while outspending his Republican opponent by almost seven to one seemed lost on Ossoff . Read More »

North Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath'

Warmbier , who was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in a North Korean labor camp for "hostile acts against the DPRK", was released just over a year into his sentence. At the time that Warmbier was returned home in a coma state, Quintana said that the incident "serves as a reminder of the disastrous implications of the lack of access to adequate medical treatment for prisoners in the DPRK". Read More »

Trevor Noah Says He's Been Stopped By Police '8 To 10 Times'


It's the latest piece of evidence released from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on the investigation of Yanez, a massive cache of files that encompasses the nearly year-long job of processing, interviewing, documenting and compiling all the data that makes up the hours of video footage , thousands of photographs and more than 2,000 pages of paperwork. Read More »

London police link 51-year-old man's death to mosque attack

Osborne, from Cardiff, was arrested on suspicion of commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism, including murder and attempted murder. A vehicle and knife attack on March 22 in London killed four pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and a police officer guarding the nearby British parliament. Read More »

Frank Kush, who built ASU into a powerhouse, dies at 88


One of the players he cached at Arizona State was Baseball Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson. Hall of Fame football coach Frank Kush, left, speaks to former Marshall University coach Jack Lengyel at the 2010 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year press conference and announcment in New York, Monday, Dec. Read More »

Man behind German reunification, Helmut Kohl, dies at 87

He prayed for the Almighty God to bless Kohl and the freedom he helped to secure. Kohl faced opposition from Great Britain and Poland, but he got his wish for unity by getting U.S. He ascended to the top of West German national politics in 1973 when he became CDU chairman, and he fought the 1976 elections as his party's candidate for chancellor of Germany. Read More »

White House to negotiate tax overhaul behind closed doors

There's only one problem with his plan: it already exists. Trump plans to expand the list of benefits that new immigrants will not be eligible for. "The truth is, people love us. Besides dealing with next year's spending bills, Congress must also pass a budget blueprint that could facilitate passage of a major tax reform measure being written behind closed doors. Read More »

New Hampshire lawmakers accidentally approved a bill to legalize murder


New Hampshire state lawmakers have fixed a fetal homicide bill that critics said could have unintentionally let pregnant women kill anyone with impunity. But in choosing how and when to exempt the death of a developing fetus from murder, manslaughter, homicide, or suicide charges, their solution was to use the phrase " any act " committed by the pregnant woman or a physician. Read More »