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Jared Kushner visits home of Israeli policewoman killed in terror attack

If not, why is he traveling to Mid East to do what?- Simon Hood (@simonhood1) June 22, 2017 "This is an opportunity to pursue our common goals of security, prosperity and peace", the Israeli Prime Minister said. Israel says the status of settlements as well as other core issues, such as security, should be resolved in peace talks. And even before Kushner's meetings began Wednesday, there were renewed signs of difficulty. Read More »

Nevada senator becomes fifth Republican to oppose healthcare bill

Dean Heller of Nevada, facing a competitive 2018 re-election battle, Rob Portman of OH and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia expressed concerns about the bill's cuts to Medicaid and drug addiction efforts. I don't think this kills the bill: Heller is the single most deserving of a lifeboat of any Republican senator, given his reelection circumstances, and McConnell may well have given him the nod to go ahead with this statement . Read More »

Georgia 6th: Karen Handel to be sworn in on Monday

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Tucker said that Republicans would likely be happy to hear Aristimuno's remarks, since it appears he's calling for the status quo in his party to continue. Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff lost the special congressional election on Tuesday night to Republican candidate Karen Handel by nearly 4 points. Read More »

Mourners Gather For Funeral Of Student Detained In N. Korea

A separate KCNA article published hours earlier also criticized South Korea for using Warmbier's case to seek the release of other detainees, including six South Korean citizens. President Donald Trump did not attend the funeral, but has blasted Warmbier's death as "a total disgrace". His physicians said he suffered from unresponsive wakefulness, a condition also known as persistent vegetative state. Read More »

Florida Democrats seek move to left ahead of 2018 elections

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But her spokesman defended the San Francisco liberal on Wednesday as the party's best fundraiser, strategist and whip. But the way in which that line depicts the campaigns is really a soft, nearly complimentary, toss to Ossoff, as if he was so noble that he was able to "raise" more donations like some charitable organization, rather than a politician who repeatedly espoused getting "money" out of politics even as he dominated the spending for his race . Read More »

Officer stabbed at Flint airport recovering, doctors say

Neville subdued Ftouhi, who allegedly asked why the officier didn't kill him. Doctors say Neville was calm despite his life-threatening wound. "He suffered a large laceration of the right side of his neck". Ftouhi, age 49, attacked Lt. Jeff Neville with what the Federal Bureau of Investigation described as a large knife Wednesday morning. Someone was bleeding, but Owen still didn't know who, as he, Miller, and the maintenance worker tried to subdue the suspect, Amor M. Read More »

Final farewell for United States student detained by North Korea

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman burst into tears during an "Good Morning America" interview Friday, saying he doesn't understand why he's caught so much criticism over his most recent jaunt to North Korea. He could not speak or move voluntarily when he returned, and his doctors said he suffered extensive brain damage. South Korea said the women defected on their own, while North Korea claimed they were deceived and abducted to the South. Read More »

Several London tower blocks are evacuated

The fire spread quickly through the tower block, leading to concerns that cladding on the building did not meet fire safety rules. A local London council has chose to evacuate some 800 households in apar. "There is a particular set of circumstances on this estate that make this necessary, which has been identified following good work between Camden Council and the London Fire Brigade. Read More »

J&K: 3 more arrested for lynching senior police, taking total to 5

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Three people were injured by the pistol firing. Hailing from nearby Navpora area, Pandith was beaten up so badly that he could not be identified for quite some time, the sources said . The roads leading to the historic mosque were blocked while authorities imposed " curfew-like restrictions" throughout the area. He said two alleged attackers were arrested and a third suspect has been identified. Read More »

JK cop lynching: Mirwaiz denies being present inside Jamia Masjid

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As outrage mounted and the incident drew all-round condemnation, police began a hunt for the assailants. Branding the lynching of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Mohammed Ayub Pandith as a "shameful" act, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday said that people should not test the patience of the forces, who use "restrain" in dealing with locals. Read More »

LA-area father arrested on suspicion of killing missing son

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The father of a boy who went missing in South Pasadena in April has now been arrested for the child's murder, authorities announced Friday. There have been no official sightings of Andressian Jr. Marshals Service. He is subject to extradition to Los Angeles County. This undated photo provided by the South Pasadena, Calif., Police Department shows Aramazd Andressian Sr. Read More »

Dennis Rodman Claims He Asked North Korea to Release Otto Warmbier

North Korea on Friday denied it cruelly treated or tortured an American student who was detained for more than year and died days after being released in a coma. I know being there had something to do with it. Portman plans to attend Warmbier's funeral Thursday. Mr Trump had held high hopes for greater cooperation from China to exert influence over North Korea, leaning heavily on Chinese President Xi Jinping for his assistance. Read More »

Democratic lawmaker: 'Our brand is worse than Trump'

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The Democrats desperately wanted a Republican defeat in a House race so they could use it to show that Trump's popularity was evaporating and they were on the comeback trail for the 2018 midterm elections. "They keep winning and we keep losing". And that's my concern. 'We need leadership change. I think it's time for a new generation of leadership. But after Donald Trump took office and Republicans dove into their agenda of repealing former President Barack Obama's health care ... Read More »

Krauthammer: The great Muslim civil war - and us

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Syrian military officers described it as a major achievement that boosts the coordination of border security between Iraq and Syria . In fact, it is more likely that the Iranian Regime attempted to attack this province, without caring who would get hurt, because they wanted control of it. Read More »

May to confront Brexit worries at European Union summit

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But Merkel said that "for me, shaping the future of the 27 member states has priority over the question of the negotiations with Britain on its exit". Last week, one diplomat said May had tried to "hijack" the summit taking place on Thursday and Friday by drawing other leaders into wider discussions on Brexit. Read More »

South Carolina Dem Runs for House Seat on Anti-Nancy Pelosi Platform

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Democrats have been overperforming in those races by historical margins. Jim Dean , chairman of the liberal advocacy group Democracy for America, criticized Ossoff for "lighting millions of dollars on fire". Democrats celebrated the fact that they had turned a conservative stronghold into a competitive district. Democratic lawmakers said that Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Ca.) should step down as the leader of the party as the embattled House Minority Leader defended her leadership. Read More »

Otto Warmbier death a mystery:N.Korea

North Korea has accused the USA of conducting a smear campaign against the regime over Otto Warmbier , the American student who was sent home in a coma after 17 months in prison. While his family asserts the boy "brutalized" by the "pariah" regime, doctors have found no signs of physical trauma, nor have they found evidence to support North Korea's claims that he developed a rare form of food poisoning. Read More »

George Mitchell: US Should Not Brace for China on NKorea

The editorial said the USA government was caught in a crisis that might result in "the impeachment of Trump", and it alleged without evidence that Trump is getting ready to assault North Korea to help district from the "tough situation" he faces in his own country. Read More »