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Trump to Democrats Over Georgia Loss: 'Obstruction Doesn't Work!'

Despite the party giving her a position of huge influence for over 15 years, it took Ossoff's loss for prominent Democrats to finally start speaking out against their inept leadership. "The message was that Republicans would feel bad if they had to watch Democrats celebrate". The left also underestimated Karen Handel , a seasoned political gladiator and former Georgia secretary of state. Lire la suite »

N. Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in USA student's death

China has been accused of not fully enforcing sanctions on its neighbour and has resisted some tougher measures. In this June 20, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington. The website 38 North at Johns Hopkins University said water has been spotted pouring out of a tunnel in the northern part of the complex where test preparations appear to be in progress, while two trucks were also spotted parked near the engineering wing. Lire la suite »

Korea denies torturing USA student Warmbier

Mr Warmbier, 22, was arrested in the reclusive communist country while visiting as a tourist past year. His family said they were told that he had been in a coma since shortly after he was sentenced to prison with hard labor in March 2016. Lire la suite »

Islamist insurgents raid school in North Cotabato; civilians trapped

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The enemy has withdrawn. they failed", Padilla said late on Wednesday morning. Officials said the BIFF launched an attack around 4 a.m., Wednesday, in a Barangay Peace-keeping Action Team (BPAT) outpost in Barangay Malagakit and harassed a Civilian Armed Group Geographical Unit (Cafgu) detachment in Barangay Simsiman, taking five civilians as hostages and occupying an elementary school. Lire la suite »

31 killed in Somalia attack

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Al-Shabab claimed responsibility shortly after the assault began Wednesday night with a auto bomb exploding at the restaurant's gate. Check out the latest defense news. There was no immediate death toll but witnesses reported hearing sporadic gunfire afterwards . A particularly deadly Shabab strike on a busy market left 39 people dead in February, while a twin auto bomb attack by the group on a popular Mogadishu hotel left 28 dead in January. Lire la suite »

FPA cautiously congratulates Michael Gove on new appointment

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As you might expect, the news of Gove's surprise return caused quite a reaction. In other Ministerial reshuffle news, two ministers have left the Department for Exiting the European Union - David Jones MP and Lord Bridges of Headley. Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom becomes the new Leader of the Commons while Karen Bradley continues as Culture Secretary. A long-standing ally of Mrs May, he will also take on the role of Minister for the Cabinet Office. Lire la suite »

Former Sunderland striker Victor Anichebe signs for Beijing Enterprises

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In what might rank as the oddest transfer since Moussa Sissoko's £30m transfer to Tottenham, Anichebe has moved to Beijing as a free agent - with a Chinese side arguably once again overpaying for players. "Victor hasn't trained on the pitch since the Premier League season ended, so it may take a while for him to integrate into our team. We have to be patient with him". Lire la suite »

Korea says it is "biggest victim" in Otto Warmbier's death

North Korea denied torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier on Friday, deeming the cause of his death a "mystery". Warmbier was laid to rest in Wyoming, Ohio, on Thursday, June 22. Kenneth Bae, an American who was jailed for almost two years in North Korea, told CNN he believed Warmbier could have been tortured, and cautioned other Americans against going to North Korea. Lire la suite »

Podhoretz: GOP Dodged a Bullet in Georgia Race

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Karen Handel , Republican , defeated Jon Ossoff of the Democratic Party in a special election for vacated seats in the House of Representatives, specifically Georgia's Sixth district that Republicans have controlled for almost 40 years. Handel emphasized that pedigree often during her campaign and again during her victory speech. Advertisements by her allies tied Democrat Jon Ossoff to black bloc anarchists , Muslim terrorists, Kathy Griffin , and the shooter of Rep. Lire la suite »

Dems Seek Lessons, Direction After Special Election Losses

On Thursday, Trump jumped into the political fray, taking a swipe at Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer in a tweet. Target Book publisher Darry Sragow, a longtime Democratic strategist, and research director Rob Pyers warned in a recent op-ed piece that the seemingly vulnerable Republican incumbents Democrats hope to oust are still pretty popular locally. Lire la suite »

L'attaque considérée comme "terroriste" à Bruxelles

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Selon un témoin, l'individu a proféré des propos " relatifs au jihad " avant de crier " Allah Akbar " (Dieu est le plus grand), juste avant l'explosion de son bagage. - Panique - La gare où a eu lieu l'explosion est à nouveau desservie depuis mercredi matin vers 08h15 (06H15 GMT), ont indiqué les autorités belges. Lire la suite »

Cindy spurs flash flood watches around the South

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The last thing he wants is for rainwater to get inside his home. Water levels rise after a combination of high tide and the rain from Tropical Storm Cindy in Lake Charles, La., Thursday, June 22, 2017. The Emergency Operations Center in Frankfort has been activated, according to Emergency Management spokesperson Monica French. Meanwhile, the Gulf Coast was still suffering from the effects of Cindy, a former tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico that crawled ashore early Thursday near the ... Lire la suite »

Mistrial declared again after jury deadlocks in Cincinnati cop's murder retrial

The family of the unarmed black motorist who died after he was shot by a white OH police officer in a traffic stop is demanding a third trial. Tensing testified that he only shot because he feared for his life. The Hamilton County jury announced that it couldn't reach a verdict Friday on the fifth day of deliberations. But prosecutors said DuBose's vehicle didn't start moving until after he was shot and that Tensing had a choice to let DuBose drive away rather than shoot him. Lire la suite »

Trump admin OKs drone sale to India, manufacturer says

Sarna said it was a very significant trip because this will be the first face-to-face meeting between Prime Minister Modi and President Trump . US officials expect a relatively low-key visit by Modi, without the fanfare of some of his previous trips to the United States, and one geared to giving the Indian leader the chance to get to know Trump personally and to show that he is doing so. Lire la suite »

Nevada senator announces opposition to health care bill

The 142-page bill, which includes cuts to Medicaid, would end the individual mandate set up by the ACA , which was a key component that kept the law functioning. "It's about the character of our country - who we are, and who we aspire to be". Pennsylvania Senators Pat Toomey (R) and Bob Casey (D) will help determine the draft bill's fate in the GOP-ruled Senate. Lire la suite »

Friends, family to farewell Otto Warmbier

The University of Virginia student was accused of trying to steal a propaganda banner while visiting and was convicted of subversion. "When Otto was first taken, we were advised by the past administration to take a low profile while they worked to obtain his release". Lire la suite »

Man charged in connection with London van attack

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It will be important for police and prosecutors to determine if he died as a direct result of the van attack. His family have described the 51-year-old father of six as a "gentle man", as Keme Nzerem reports. Today, prosecutors said Darren Osborne (47) has been charged following the incident . He remains in custody at a south London police station. Previous attacks were blamed on extremists. Lire la suite »

Yellowstone grizzly bears lose federal protections

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A federal judge reinstated protections in 2009 after finding that the FWS did not adequately consider the impacts of the decline of whitebark pine nuts - a grizzly bear food source. Byrd says the coalition does not to see the bears hunted, which state wildlife managers indicated is a possibility. That population exceeds the government's minimum recovery goal of 500 bears in the greater Yellowstone region, encompassing parts of Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho . Lire la suite »

What happened inside President Trump's meeting with top tech CEOs

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The administration will continue its "Technology Week" push, led by the White House Office of American Innovation under the direction of Jared Kushner , Trump's son-in-law and a senior adviser in the White House . U.S. President Donald Trump participates in an American Technology Council roundtable, accompanied by Tim Cook , CEO of Apple (L) and Satya Nadella CEO of Microsoft Corporation. Lire la suite »

Four GOP Senators, including Johnson-WI, withhold support from health care bill

Senate Majority Whip Mitch McConnell has pushed for a vote on the bill next week, but at least four Republicans have publicly voiced their opposition to the bill. Pennsylvania Senators Pat Toomey (R) and Bob Casey (D) will help determine the draft bill's fate in the GOP-ruled Senate. Cornyn said he is encouraged that Cruz says he wants to get to a yes on the bill. Lire la suite »

Korean soldier defects to S

Upon their arrival at Seoul's Gimpo International Airport, South Korean children wearing taekwondo uniforms draped bouquets of flowers around the neck of Chang and other North Koreans amid a barrage of camera flashes. Officials from both the WTF and the ITF have expressed hopes that the ITF's trip will help ease tensions in the region. The most recent case of a member of North Korea's Korean People's Army (KFA) defecting across the inter-Korean border - prior to June 13 - took place in ... Lire la suite »

Petition started to remove Dennis Rodman from Hall of Fame

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The VOC indicates that Rodman should get the boot because a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame can be removed if he or she "has damaged the integrity of the game of basketball". Over the past few years, former Basketball star Dennis Rodman has seemingly become some sort ambassador to the rogue state of North Korea. As of now, more than a thousand people have signed it. Lire la suite »

More terrorists detained — Iran`s Intelligence Ministry

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But no proof or specifics were offered. This is not the first time Saudi would be facing the ISIS, earlier, the terror outfit attacked security forces of Saudi and bombings, shootings that target the kingdom's Shi'ites. While on the other hand, Saudi, on the assault has straight away denied. Iranians will not be intimidated by such attacks . The Islamic State group claimed the attacks . Lire la suite »