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Discontent Among Democrats Over Pelosi Leadership

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Despite national fervor and grassroots activism that have sprung up on the left since President Trump took office, Republicans have swept all four special election races in 2017. "I think you'd have to be an idiot to think we could win the House with Pelosi at the top", Texas Representative Filemon Vela said , according to Politico . Read More »

UK update: 27 high-rises have dangerous cladding

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Residents of the shared ownership flats were notified immediarely by the block's owner, Newlon Houisng Trust, who ordered the sfatey checks. She said: "The Government is working with those local authorities affected by this issue to ensure that they're able to do what is necessary on the ground to reassure people about the safety of their blocks, if necessary to evacuate people, and take action to make those tower blocks safe". Read More »

Will Eid-al-Fitr be celebrated on Sunday?

Morocco relies on special committees across the country to monitor the sighting of the moon, in line with the Prophet's saying: "Fast when you see the crescent and break the fast when you see it; if it is not apparent, then make the month of Sha'ban thirty days". Read More »

Kushner Talks Peace in Jerusalem and Ramallah

Efforts by the previous U.S. administration of Barack Obama, led by then-Secretary of State John Kerry, to negotiate between Israel and Palestine resulted in a total breakdown of talks between both sides. "We told them that on the day of their arrival Netanyahu declared that Israel would build thousands of homes, and we asked them their opinion of this, and we did not get an answer", the source said. Read More »

Conservatives on Twitter hilariously mock Democrats' 'moral victory' in Georgia special election

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He says the defeat better be a wakeup call for Democrats . BENNETT: It's a criticism rooted in generational angst about the future of the Democratic Party and its leaders. Tim Ryan lost a challenge to longtime Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi for leadership of House Democrats last fall. "We do see shifts, fairly large shifts, in some areas, from Republican to Democrat, within the 6th District and that's going to mean a lot with specific House races coming up in '18", he said. Read More »

Confederations Cup: Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semis berths

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo , left, is challenged by New Zealand's Michael Boxall during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between New Zealand and Portugal, at the St. The hosts had a goal by Samedov disallowed for offside just a few minutes into the second half. "My team did the best they could". "Opponents? [Chile and Germany] are two very strong teams", he said. Read More »

Weather Service Says Cindy Winding Down

Gov. Edwards said no additional briefings are expected to be necessary to update the public on what is now Tropical Depression Cindy . The National Weather Service issued flood warnings for most of the southern two-thirds of the state, with more than 3 inches of rain falling in places by midday Friday and minor flooding expected along some rivers. Read More »

US Pushing China to Rein in Companies That Deal With N. Korea

China's imports from North Korea have dropped sharply due to Beijing's ban on coal imports from its ally. The United States and its allies would like to see an oil embargo and bans on the North Korean airline and guest workers among other moves, steps diplomats say have been resisted by China and Russian Federation. Read More »

Trump financial disclosure form released

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The disclosure also shows that Trump reported an income of $594 million in 2016 and had $1.4 billion in assets as of early 2017. And Mr Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida , which he has visited seven times as president, pulled in millions more than previously. Read More »

Policeman beaten to death by enraged crowd in Indian Kashmir

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Since the officer was not in uniform, the police only identified him when his family called his mobile phone. Sources said that the area was quite well known to Pandith and he had complete trust in the people living in that area. Two people have been arrested on Friday. His identity was confirmed by S.P. Vaid, Jammu and Kashmir's chief of police. This is for the first time that a mob has lynched a person in Kashmir and is, therefore, a new low in the Kashmir situation, Kashmir ... Read More »

North Korea denies torturing United States student Warmbier

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The spokesman said that Warmbier was provided with proper medical treatment, and questioned why he died so soon after returning to the US. The student was released from North Korea on June 13, a week after the U.S. 22-year-old American Otto Warmbier died less than a week after his return to the U.S. after almost a year and a half in North Korean detention. "To make it clear, we are the biggest victim of this incident". Read More »

US forces shoot down Iranian drone over Syria as fighting escalates

Twice in recent weeks U.S. warplanes have shot down a pair of drones, which are believed to be of Iranian manufacture, and over the weekend, shot down a Syrian Su-22 bomber within Syrian airspace. The 48-hour truce that had started there at noon Saturday was supposed to be extended. Propaganda videos followed, highlighting an Iranian Shaheed-129 filming the strike. Read More »

SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation

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It's by far the largest in scale, with some 18-hundred participants from 183 countries taking part. Moon, who is said to be the first national President ever to visit a World Taekwondo Championships, also expressed his hope that the World Taekwondo Demonstration Team would be able to perform at the ITF World Championships in North Korea's capital Pyongyang in September. Read More »

New York Times Sues FBI For Comey Memos

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On Thursday, Trump took aim at the report special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating the president for obstruction of justice . President Donald Trump has just officially admitted he is under criminal investigation for obstruction of justice . Read More »

Clues from Georgia on Democrats' future

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Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.) said Thursday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" that the time for Pelosi's leadership has "come and gone". And running simply on an anti-Trump message - like Clinton tried and failed previous year - wouldn't work for Democrats in 2018 either, no matter how mired in scandal and controversy over Russian Federation the White House may be. Read More »

N Korea test rocket engine, US claims

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On Thursday, Sen. Cory GardnerCory GardnerNorth Korea tests rocket engine for ICBM People with disabilities will pay for the GOP's Medicaid cuts These GOP senators need to stand up to their party on healthcare MORE (R-Colo.) said the rocket engine test shows it's time to "wake up". Read More »

NKorean taekwondo team in SKorea for 1st time in 10 years

The North's missile tests present a hard challenge to Moon, a liberal who took office in May and has expressed a desire to reach out to Pyongyang. In addition to developing its own missiles, South Korea is now protected from a North Korean missile strike by a U.S. Read More »

Don't Believe Lazy Pundits: Ossoff Didn't Lose Because He Focused On Trump

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The main argument against Pelosi from her Democratic detractors is that more than 30 years in Washington and hundreds of millions of dollars in attack ads against her have taken their toll when it comes to public opinion. "I'm a master legislator, I am a strategic, politically astute leader", said Pelosi, as she also touted her fundraising prowess. Ossoff initially campaigned on a promise to "make Trump furious" but more recently refrained from taking on the president as he tried to ... Read More »

Watching pace of US-China ties

Tourism to North Korea "helps to fund one of the most brutal and despotic regimes in the world", Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said Tuesday in a statement to USA Today. because they didn't want to embarrass (North Korea) by explaining that he actually was Jewish" and would not have been affiliated with the church", he said. Read More »

Pelosi Claims Republicans Attacking Her Are Really Attacking San Francisco

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Enter Mr. Costa with the cold water, while once again; noting the importance of state and local races that Democrats don't seem to really understand is the key to rebuilding a political talent pool. Rosen is a likely candidate for Senate against the most endangered GOP Senate incumbent, Dean Heller of Nevada. "We're used to that", said New Jersey Democratic Rep. Read More »