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Stewart, Northam carry Fauquier for governor

According to the New York Times , also at the 90% reporting mark, former Republican National Committee Chair and Bush staffer Ed Gillespie had 43.5% of the vote, while his pro-Trump, pro-Confederate opponent Corey Stewart was within grasping range of victory at 42.8%. Read More »

Trump checks out agriculture tech in Iowa

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And from then on, it was freewheeling Trump as he jumped from topic to topic, strayed off-message, made some head-scratching remarks and revisited some old campaign trail favorites. At the outset, Trump boasted about how Republicans had been counted out in the Tuesday contest in Georgia's 6th Congressional District, framed as a referendum on his agenda. Read More »

Family of London attacker are 'devastated'

He was pronounced dead at the scene, though police are still investigating whether he died as a result of the collision itself. Police said 10 people were injured in the attack , eight of whom were hospitalized. "From the window, I started hearing a lot of yelling and screeching, a lot of chaos outside". Muslims in London and around the world are now taking part in the holy period of Ramadan . Read More »

Key Issues to Look for in the Senate Health Care Bill

But at least one Republican has said he's not comfortable voting on a bill he hasn't seen yet. Some of the Senate bill's provisions could be political land mines, with individual senators' reactions crucial to determining whether or not the Affordable Care Act , popularly known as Obamacare, survives a Republican attack that has been underway since its passage in 2010. Read More »

Meira Kumar is Opposition's Presidential candidate: All you need to know

Nitish's support to Kovind's candidature is being seen as a major snub to the Congress-led opposition's presidential candidate. The Bahujan Samaj Party on Thursday extended support to Opposition candidate Meira Kumar in the 17 July Presidential Election, saying a "better and competent" nominee compared with that of the ruling NDA's had been selected. Read More »

Iran tracks down and kills ISIL suspects after attacks

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At least 12 people were killed when six attackers mounted simultaneous gun and suicide bomb attacks on Iran's Parliament building and the tomb of the republic's revolutionary founder, in one of the most audacious assaults to hit Tehran in decades. Read More »

Trump Obstruction Of Justice Confirmed By Intelligence Heads To Special Counsel

Director of National Intelligence, Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director, Mike Rogers, who were interviewed by the special counsel, earlier in June, specified that even though they did not always have comfortable interactions with the president, they do not believe that at any point Trump had asked them to interfere in the ongoing Russian investigation, carried out by FBI. Read More »

Vehicle ploughs through crowd near London mosque

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A similar vehicle was seen near to where one man died and eleven were injured in Finsbury Park , an incident police are treating as a suspected terror attack . The man, who is in custody at a south London police station, was arrested earlier on suspicion of attempted murder. A local imam, Mohammed Mahmoud, said he and others shielded the man until police could take him away. Read More »

US F-15E Strike Eagle Shoots Down Iranian-Built Drone in Syria

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A US official in the Middle East called the move a "temporary measure", when reached by Fox News. The U.S. -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have killed over 300 militants with the Islamic State (IS) group and captured four neighborhoods in the Raqqa province over the past two weeks, the group said in a statement Wednesday. Read More »

Iran fires back at Trump

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It said they returned to Iran in August under the command of an Islamic State leader and escaped when authorities initially broke up their extremist cell. An Iranian news report says that Tehran is investigating the potential role of Saudi Arabia in Wednesday's deadly dual militant attacks in Tehran . Read More »

Senate GOP health bill would overhaul Obama law

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Republicans in the Senate have been working for weeks on the legislation that will supposedly repeal and replace several provisions of the Affordable Care Act , which the former Democratic President Barack Obama pushed for during his administration and is now popularly referred to as "Obamacare". Read More »

Sinn Fein Accuses Theresa May Of Breaching Good Friday Agreement

Speaking outside of Number 10, Downing Street , Adams revealed that he and his party colleagues told Theresa May very directly that she would be in breach of the Good Friday Agreement. A confidence and supply deal was drawn up in the days following the General Election , and the DUP saw their golden opportunity to prop up the Conservatives in return for concessions. Read More »

USA troops killed, 2 injured by Afghan soldier

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in the volatile district of Achin , which is also contested by Daesh, saying it was carried out by an infiltrator, in the latest so-called "insider attack" on worldwide forces. The district where Friday night's airstrikes took place is located on the edge of Lashkar Gah, the provincial capital. In Milwaukee, Pence commented on the shooting: "When heroes fall, Americans grieve". Read More »

Le Pen wins French parliamentary seat, but key aides miss out

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Ferrand, under preliminary investigation over alleged favouritism towards his common-law wife in a lucrative property deal, agreed to step down as territorial cohesion minister, his entourage said. But her anti-EU, anti-immigration FN failed to capitalise on the populist wave that helped propel Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency and spurred Britain's vote to leave the European Union . Read More »

Taliban attack kills five Afghan police, injures 15

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The Taliban ruled Afghanistan from 1996 until they were toppled by an invasion led by the USA in 2001. No US troops were killed. Local journalists say the attack is not over as yet. But other voices have argued against putting excess pressure on Pakistan, saying it could risk political instability and religious unrest. The news comes as President Donald Trump recently gave Secretary of Defense James Mattis the authority to establish troop levels and as concerns have come from "the ... Read More »

DUP and Conservatives 'making progress' on deal

After May lost her majority in parliament with a botched gamble on a snap June 8 election, she is trying to secure the backing of the DUP's 10 lawmakers, though talks have dragged on for almost two weeks. "Firms will expect all politicians to put pragmatism before politics, starting with Brexit", she said. "There must be a much closer partnership with industry if we're to avoid economic chaos when we leave the EU", EEF Chief Executive Terry Scuoler said. Read More »

Trump takes U-turn, says we have great relationship with China

He said he also presented the North Koreans with photos of Warmbier, "to let them know he was a college kid". The 22-year-old Warmbier, who was released in a coma last week after almost 18 months in detention in North Korea, died Monday. " The military options are limited", Portman said. Mostly, the administration has focused on pressuring China, which provides most of North Korea's food and fuel imports. Read More »

Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after United States downed jet

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Russia's defense ministry warned it will start tracking coalition aircraft west of the Euphrates River, calling the shootdown a "cynical violation" of Syria's sovereignty. The recent incidents were condemned by the Syrian government and Russian Federation, saying the Syrian jet was conducting operations against ISIS. The forces are a couple of kilometers from achieving this aim. Read More »

2 local sailors killed in USS Fitzgerald collision

The Navy said on Sunday that the bodies of the sailors were found in berthing compartments that were flooded after the collision. The Navy said that the incident was under investigation. The collision happened at around 1:30 a.m. but it was not until 2:25 a.m. that the container ship informed the Japanese coastguard of the accident, said coastguard spokesman Takeshi Aikawa told Reuters . Read More »

ISIS destroys historic Mosul mosque, Al-Nuri

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The leaning minaret was nicknamed "the hunchback ". Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said the Islamic State militant group ( ISIS ) has conceded defeat its northern Iraqi stronghold Wednesday after militants destroyed the Mosul mosque where its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, announced its caliphate in 2014. Read More »

US Senate Republicans to Unveil New Healthcare Bill

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The Senate's draft of the AHCA may be a slightly gentler attack than the House bill, but still an attack nonetheless. They say the Affordable Care Act and the underlying financing structure of the Medicaid program should be modified in ways that promote overall savings in the system, rather than cutting funding to states. Read More »

London man died after mosque attack with "multiple injuries"

Scotland Yard is continuing to question Darren Osborne on suspicion of launching the attack. Officers said the incident at Regent's Park mosque is not being treated as terror-related. "We are devastated for the families, our hearts go out to the people who have been injured". The Bishop of Stepney, Rt Rev Adrian Newman, said "an attack on one faith is an attack on us all". Read More »

US airport stabbing investigated as terror; Canadian charged

Ftouhi is charged with committing an act of violence at an airport, which carries a maximum penalty of up to 20 years in prison. Authorities say Ftouhi yelled "Allahu akbar" - "God is Great" in Arabic - and pulled a roughly 12-inch knife with an 8-inch serrated blade and stabbed Lt. Read More »

Don't promote BJP's stupid act of GST: Nirupam to Big B

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A 40-second video was recently released with Mr Bachchan speaking about the GST. In a scathing attack the Congress party asked Amitabh Bachchan not to appear in GST Ads. "Some people are creating a confusion that we are opposing the same GST that we passed". But this is not true. We have always been for the GST but not in this format. Read More »