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Pelosi facing party mutiny in the House

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In fact, in all four special elections - including a surprisingly close race in SC also on Tuesday - Democrats outperformed Hillary Clinton in 2016, and they really only tried hard in one of them ( Georgia ). "This is certainly something that we have to discuss, because it's clear that, I think, across the board in the Democratic party we need new leadership", said Massachusetts Democrat Seth Moulton on CNN . Read More »

What you missed from this weekend's Tony Awards

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People flipping to the Tony Awards on Sunday could be excused if they thought they had tuned in to a rerun - or at least a revival. "Oh my goodness-I can't believe how many Broadway people do that eight times a week", he said, after the number. Read More »

Flash flood watch issued

But so far, Cindy's effects remain less damaging than initially feared. People reported damage throughout the area, including in McAdory, Fairfield and Ensley. Emergency officials continued to warn people to avoid flooded roadways and beaches were red flag warnings were in effect due to unsafe surf. Storms over central Alabama were dropping rain at a rate of over 3.6 inches (91 mm) per hour. Read More »

EJ Dionne: A victory for party, not Trump

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Although the party's hit some tough losses, Pelosi is standing behind her positive spirit. After that election political analysts debated that Democrats seemed to be more interested in talking about trans gender bathrooms than job creation. Read More »

India cannot progress without Hindi: Naidu

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India is a country where we have a number of languages and the minister should understand this. "It is our misfortune that we give too much importance to English medium", he said. Venkaiah Naidu had then said that the latest notification on use of Hindi language was based on the recommendation of the Parliamentary Committee headed by the then home minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram in 2011. Read More »

Donald Trump says he won't fire 'bothersome' Robert Mueller

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Asked several times in an interview on Fox News whether Mr Mueller should recuse himself from the investigation Mr Trump replied, "We'll have to see". Even if they were the closest of friends, however, Mueller's investigation into Trump barely includes James Comey , whom like we said before, has no real motive to not be truthful in these matters. Read More »

Europeans want hard line in Brexit negotiations, poll shows

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However, the British press doesn't share the same opinion and rushed to accuse the Brexit team of surrendering to Brussel's demands from the first day. The UK agreed to settle the issue of citizens" rights, borders and the so-called "divorce bill' with the European Union before discussions over trade begin, when formal Brexit negotiations finally got under way in Brussels on Monday. Read More »

Death toll from triple terrorist attacks in Pakistan rises to 85

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The deadliest of Friday's attacks came during rush hour in the town of Parachinar, where local authorities say 67 people were killed and scores more were injured. In twin bombings at a market in Parachinar, a auto bombing in Quetta and a shooting in Karachi, more than 80 people were killed in the bloodshed. Pakistan army , meanwhile, launched a countrywide intelligence-led military operation against militants. Read More »

Democrat Leader Blames Gerrymandering For Special Election Loss

Meanwhile, in one of his first campaign moves, Joe Cunningham, a Democrat challenging Mark Sanford for a House seat in SC, spoke out against Pelosi the morning after the Georgia results came in. The honest answer is, in some areas of the country, yes, she is. Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Texas), who supported Pelosi's re-election last fall, told Politico on Wednesday, "I think you'd have to be an idiot to think we could win the House with Pelosi at the top". Read More »

UK Plan on European Citizens Received Coldly

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker told a Brussels press conference it was "inconceivable" to him that the ECJ could be locked out of any judicial role in the future treatment of EU citizens in the UK. Using a Flemish phrase to describe a dubious gift, he said: "We don't want a cat in the bag". Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło said May's offer was "preliminary" and that she would assess after London gives details. Read More »

Walker supports Johnson opposition to health care bill

Nevada Sen. Dean Heller on Friday became the fifth person to oppose the bill, saying that he could not support the current draft either. Pat Toomey, who helped write the bill, said he is likely to vote for it, in part because it puts Medicaid on a sustainable path that will make it more affordable in the future. Read More »

China, US agree aim of 'complete, irreversible' Korean denuclearization

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Not even the fate of American student Otto Warmbier, who died this week after returning to the United States following his detainment in North Korea, will dissuade advocates of "engagement" with Pyongyang. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , US Defence Secretary James Mattis and Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi attended the meeting, which was the highest-level in its kind. Read More »

Netanyahu warns Iran after Syria missile strike

The Iraqi prime minister, for his part, condemned the June 7 terrorist attacks on Iran's Parliament and Imam Khomeini shrine which claimed the lives of 17 people, adding "such acts show that terrorism knows no borders". " Iran has been providing advisory military support for the governments in Syria and Iraq in their fight to oust the IS militants, who overran large swaths of the two Arab countries in 2014". Read More »

Russian Federation crash out of Confederations Cup in group stage

Ronaldo was in the starting lineup despite coach Fernando Santos's suggestions he could rest his superstar, and he delivered Portugal's opening goal from the penalty spot before being substituted in the 67th minute. Cristiano Ronaldo scored Portugal's only goal in their 1-0 win over Russian Federation. The European Champions are expected to cruise past New Zealand tonight with a dominating performance and we may very well see the biggest scoreline of the tournament in St.Petersburg. Read More »

Trump slams Democrats for opposing health care bill

The Republican healthcare bill was built behind closed doors, but now it's out in plain sight. The KFF poll notes that "proposed Medicaid changes were not initially a major point of discussion surrounding consideration of the House bill ... Read More »

United States lays down gauntlet to China on N. Korea regime

He could not speak or move voluntarily when he returned, and his doctors said he suffered extensive brain damage. " Otto Warmbier was murdered by the North Korean regime", Marion Smith, director of the human rights group, told CNN . Warmbier was in a comatose state when he landed in his home state of OH on June 13. He was released a week later. At a news conference on June 15 his father, Fred Warmbier, revealed that President Trump called him a day earlier to ask about his son and ... Read More »

North Korea accuses U.S. of 'smear campaign' over Warmbier death

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His family accused North Korea of "awful torturous treatment", while US President Donald Trump described Mr Warmbier as the "latest victim" of North Korean brutality . He said Warmbier was breathing on his own at the time and his vital signs were normal but he could not speak or move voluntarily. Warmbier was in a comatose state when he landed in his home state of OH on June 13. Read More »

North Korea denies U.S. claims that Otto Warmbier was tortured

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US will "hold North Korea accountable" for Warmbier's "unjust imprisonment", and is also demanding the release of three other Americans who are being detained. According to the unnamed official, the fact that Warmbier died suddenly, less than a week after his return to the USA in his normal state of health " is a mystery to us as well ". Read More »

In Georgia, Republicans celebrate while Dems seek upsides

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The apparent effectiveness of that messaging suggested to some that the 77-year-old Californian could be a liability for Democrats as they aim to regain their majority. "It's time for some change". Asked if the Democrats can take back the House with Pelosi atop the party, Richmond paused, then said, "Probably". Read More »

US Navy Identifies 7 Sailors Found Dead After Navy Destroyer's Collision

Rita Schrimsher said she's had better days, but her family is blessed that Jackson Schrimsher is alive. There have been around 30 boat crashes in the area over the past decade, including a 2013 incident in which six Japanese crew members died after their cargo ship crashed with another vessel in the early morning hours, a coastguard spokesman said, as cited by AFP. Read More »

Trump asks why Obama admin didn't stop Russian Federation from meddling

Jeh Johnson , the former head of the Homeland Security Department , told members of the House intelligence committee that because Trump "was predicting that the election was going to be rigged", the Obama administration was concerned that a public warning could end up challenging the election's integrity. Read More »

Over 100 missing in China landslide

Xu Zhiwen, executive deputy governor of the Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture of Aba that the landslide stuck, said the identities of 118 missing will be soon made public on the government's website. A fourth survivor had been spotted earlier in the day but officials did not say whether he was finally pulled out of the rubble hours later. Emergency personnel and local people work at the site of a landslide in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in southwestern China's Sichuan Province, ... Read More »