• In Georgia, Republicans celebrate while Dems seek upsides
In Georgia, Republicans celebrate while Dems seek upsides

Despite the outpouring of money (making this the most expensive House race in US history), the national attention, and the tens of thousands of doors knocked, Ossoff was unable to flip the seat in the historically conservative district. He added that 6th District Republicans united against a Democratic candidate many saw as a tool of his national p...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy strengthens in Gulf; warning area grows
Tropical Storm Cindy strengthens in Gulf; warning area grows

The latest advisory from the National Hurricane Center estimates maximum wind speeds of 60 miles per hour near the center of Cindy, though bands of showers with strong winds are moving ashore all along the coast as far east as Apalachicola, Florida .

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  • Soldiers Shoot 'Terror Attack' Suspect At Brussels Train Station
Soldiers Shoot 'Terror Attack' Suspect At Brussels Train Station

The Interior Affairs Ministry confirmed in a statement that military staff intervened to "neutralize" an individual. Brussels prosecutor's office spokeswoman Ine Van Wymersch told VRT network there was a small explosion at the station, one of the nation's busiest, but the damage was limited.

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  • US says it downed Iran-made drone in Syria
US says it downed Iran-made drone in Syria

In another first, Iran — another close Assad ally — fired ballistic missiles at IS targets in eastern Syria , in the province of Deir el-Zour, later on Sunday. Mohamad Bazzi, the former Middle East bureau chief at Newsday, wrote in The Atlantic: "While Trump has changed his mind on a number of foreign-policy questions since taking office, he...

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  • Russia delivers win for Putin to open Confederations Cup
Russia delivers win for Putin to open Confederations Cup

FIFA Chief technical development officer Marco van Basten speaks during a news conference before the upcoming Confederations Cup in St. Petersburg , Russia , Thursday, June 15, 2017. "I liked New Zealand's team, but luckily we managed to cancel out their strengths and displayed ours", Cherchesov said. New Zealand are not at the Confe...

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  • Russian Federation says new U.S. sanctions will not alter Moscow's course: RIA
Russian Federation says new U.S. sanctions will not alter Moscow's course: RIA

The sanctions, Ryabkov said , had meant that the circumstances were "not conducive to holding this round of dialogue, particularly as there is no agenda set out for it, as Washington does not to want to make concrete proposals". Sanctions would not be lifted until Russian Federation leaves Crimea, it added. Our targeted sanctions were imposed in r...

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  • Trump Confirms He's Under Investigation, Blames Unnamed Person
Trump Confirms He's Under Investigation, Blames Unnamed Person

President Donald Trump , who has contradicted top aides about his firing of FBI Director James Comey , on Friday fired off a tweet at odds with his own statements about the decision that triggered a special counsel probe. Sessions refused to answer numerous committee's questions about conversations he is believed to have had with Trump as, in th...

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  • BJP garners support, urges CMs, party leaders to be present
BJP garners support, urges CMs, party leaders to be present

On June 19, Thackeray was critical of Kovind , describing his candidacy as caste appeasement. However, another prominent opposition face Mamata Banerjee had not supported Kovind for the presidential candidate. Mr Kumar and Lalu are known to disagree regularly on important policies. Opposition parties are meeting on Thursday to finalise its can...

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  • US spy satellites detect activity at North Korean nuclear test site
US spy satellites detect activity at North Korean nuclear test site

Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis spoke at the State Department after their meetings with China's State Councilor Yang Jiechi and General Fang Fenghui , Chief of the People's Liberation Army's Joint Staff Department. Warmbier died on Monday after returning to his hometown in Ohio. The University of Virginia student was arrested in...

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  • Handel to make Georgia history as its first GOP congresswoman
Handel to make Georgia history as its first GOP congresswoman

Jon Ossoff lost the House race in Georgia's 6th Congressional District despite receiving almost three-quarters of $1 million from the Planned Parenthood Action Fund. On the other hand, a Handel win is not anywhere near the victory/mandate/endorsement the Trump team will claim it to be. Trump tweeted that Democrats should help Republican...

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  • Republican wins Georgia election, blow to anti-Trump effort
Republican wins Georgia election, blow to anti-Trump effort

In the four races for red House districts vacated by Trump nominees, the Republican candidate won but the Democrat performed better than the party's candidate did in 2016. Ossoff's residency does comply with the federal requirement that Congressional candidates live in the state in which they are running. Swings like these may be enough to...

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  • American Horror Story: Colton Haynes joining season 7
American Horror Story: Colton Haynes joining season 7

The American star will team up with Ryan Murphy for one of his shows for a second time, after starring in the second series of Scream Queens previous year. The next installment of " AHS " will revolve around the 2016 US election and feature a character based on President Donald Trump . Of course, fans can expect familiar faces as well: Bot...

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  • US shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria
US shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria

Moscow's move came a day after an American Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian regime SU-22 fighter jet shortly after it allegedly attacked USA partner forces on the ground. It also said it was withdrawing from a communication system created to prevent accidental encounters with United States aircraft. Daraa-based activist Ahmad al-Masalmeh says ...

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  • Rusere for ICC Women's World Cup
Rusere for ICC Women's World Cup

The 34-year-old batswoman also said the bowlers have to pitch in the right areas because the conditions here might play a crucial role. In the previous edition in 2013, host India had finished a disappointing seventh; incidentally, Mithali had struck a century in the seventh place playoff to ensure that the side did not end up with the wooden s...

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  • South Korea eyes North as co-host for 2018 Olympics
South Korea eyes North as co-host for 2018 Olympics

What Pyongyang thinks of the proposals is not yet clear. Do said he'll discuss the plan with North Korea's delegate to the International Olympic Committee, Jang Woong, and IOC President Thomas Bach later this month. Their women's football teams played each other in Pyongyang in April, and their women's hockey teams competed in South Korea. "We ...

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  • Trump to Limit Cuba Travel, Restrict Business Deals with Military
Trump to Limit Cuba Travel, Restrict Business Deals with Military

In a briefing to reporters, senior White House officials said Trump would announce changes to current Cuban policy that the administration hopes will prevent American dollars from hurting Cubans. These changes will affect Cuba's burgeoning tourist industry that has lured Americans who had always been attracted by the island just 90 miles from Flo...

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  • How Many AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN)'s Analysts Are Bullish?
How Many AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

It has outperformed by 98.09% the S&P500. 05/12/2017 - Astrazeneca PLC was upgraded to "neutral" by analysts at Credit Suisse. This was revealed in a research report on Tuesday, 20 June. Therefore 63% are positive. (NYSE:LII) earned "Underweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, December 20. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating ...

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  • Trump offers to host summit on Qatar crisis
Trump offers to host summit on Qatar crisis

Riyadh has accused Qatar of backing terrorism and extremism, while Bahrain has charged Qatar with interfering in it internal affairs. JEDDAH: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Qatar must do more, "more quickly" to combat extremism.

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  • Teen Killed After Road Rage, Not Anti-Muslim Hate
Teen Killed After Road Rage, Not Anti-Muslim Hate

As Crime Online previously reported , Nabra was walking with a group of friends back to a mosque on Sunday after a predawn breakfast during the holy month of Ramadan , when observers fast from sunrise to sunset. They said and they have found no evidence to suggest Hassanen's killing was a hate crime. He has been charged with her murder and i...

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  • Senate Steers Toward Showdown Vote Next Week on Health Bill
Senate Steers Toward Showdown Vote Next Week on Health Bill

Though McConnell did not schedule the vote for next week, some Republicans said they believed he would hold it either way. Those subsidies are expected to be linked to recipients' income, a "major improvement" from a healthcare overhaul bill passed in the House of Representatives that tied them exclusively to age, Republican Senator Susan Collins...

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  • United Kingdom political turmoil continues
United Kingdom political turmoil continues

Mrs May held talks at Downing Street with the other Northern Ireland political parties in an attempt to allay growing concerns that the expected DUP deal would undermine the peace process. The Evening Standard, edited by ex-Treasury chief George Osborne, is reporting that Cabinet ministers have initiated talks with Labour lawmakers. Pressed on th...

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  • Proposed DUP deal would not undermine Good Friday Agreement, says Theresa May
Proposed DUP deal would not undermine Good Friday Agreement, says Theresa May

The Republican claimed his party had offered the Prime Minister "a solution", but questioned her "integrity" for seeking to prop her Tory minority government up with the help of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party. On Monday, Mr Coveney said: "As the representative of the Irish Government at the talks, I will do my utmost to support the pa...

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  • Former homeland secretary says FBI delayed notification of cyber hack
Former homeland secretary says FBI delayed notification of cyber hack

Johnson also said some state officials resisted his department designating the voter system as critical USA infrastructure, saying that "running elections in the country was the sovereign and exclusive responsibility of the states and they did not want federal intrusion".

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  • Policewoman Killed in Terror Attack at Jerusalem's Old City
Policewoman Killed in Terror Attack at Jerusalem's Old City

Israeli police said on Friday all the assailants were from Palestinian cities in the occupied West Bank. Israeli police said they killed three Palestinians involved in the attack. In its statement IS said the attack was "revenge for the religion of Allah and the sanctities of the violated Muslims". In that period, some 250 Palestinians were kil...

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  • WB govt's absentee employees in hills to face pay cut
WB govt's absentee employees in hills to face pay cut

Normal life continued to be crippled while Internet services remained suspended in Darjeeling on Wednesday, as the GJM-sponsored indefinite shutdown continued. Besides Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF), Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League (ABGL), Gorkha Rajya Nirman Manch (GRNM), Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh (BGP) and ...

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  • Merkel urges EU to stick together after Brexit talks launched
Merkel urges EU to stick together after Brexit talks launched

There will be one week of negotiations every month, with a pause in between for technical work and consultations. The British minister raised the issue once again yesterday only to be shut down by EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier , who said the European Council would only proceed to future ties when "sufficient progress has been made" in oth...

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  • Brazil's Temer accused of corruption by federal police
Brazil's Temer accused of corruption by federal police

The document, made public by the top court, is a significant step in the investigation, which is widely expected to lead to Brazil's top federal prosecutor lodging corruption charges against Temer by the end of next week, according to several sources with direct knowledge of the probe.

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  • Pentagon Accused of Wasting Up to $28M on 'Inappropriate' Afghan Soldier Uniforms
Pentagon Accused of Wasting Up to $28M on 'Inappropriate' Afghan Soldier Uniforms

The U.S. reportedly purchased the uniforms in consultation with the Afghan National Security Forces who requested "forrest" camouflage despite the fact that the country is only 2.1% of the country's total land area. "You'd think the Pentagon would have had a good handle on how to pick the right camouflage for uniforms", Sen. In a colossal blund...

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  • US, Qatar agree F-15 fighter sale
US, Qatar agree F-15 fighter sale

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu flew to Doha for a meeting with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani during a tour that may also include a visit to Saudi Arabia. However, the carrier said services were largely unaffected by the decision. Violators face up to five years in jail and an unspecified fine. But analysts warn the...

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  • McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to N.Korea
McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to N.Korea

Bush administration. Observers interpret the President's move as a way to set the tone, the agenda AND send a clear message to his US counterpart ahead of their first two-day summit meeting in Washington next week. Warmbier returned to the Cincinnati area last week in a coma. Warmbier, an OH native, was arrested in North Korea in January 2016...

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  • Senator: US at risk of military conflict with Russia, Iran in Syria
Senator: US at risk of military conflict with Russia, Iran in Syria

F/A-18 shot down a Syrian Arab Air Force Su-22 jet. Attempting to de-escalate the situation, US officials in Baghdad have sent out notices reminding parties involved in Syria that there is a de-confliction mechanism in place with Russian forces to reduce the chances of "strategic miscalculation".

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  • Suspect in train station blast confirmed dead
Suspect in train station blast confirmed dead

The suspected suicide bomber was shot dead after he reportedly shouted "allahu akhbar" and set off his explosive in the city's train station. "We consider this a terrorist attack", Van Der Sypt said after the attack. The troops performed a controlled explosion of a bomb belt the suspect had at the Central Station and also checked to see if there...

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  • Labor Party kicks out Paul Pisasale after former Mayor charged with extortion
Labor Party kicks out Paul Pisasale after former Mayor charged with extortion

But "Mr Ipswich" cut a lonely figure in the dock yesterday as he faced serious criminal charges, including extortion, after his arrest on Tuesday. Acting Ipswich Mayor Paul Tully's declaration follows the the shock resignation of Pisasale, who was on Wednesday granted bail in the Brisbane Magistrates Court over several charges, including extortio...

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  • Saskatoon Public Schools announce cuts ahead new school year
Saskatoon Public Schools announce cuts ahead new school year

Four new schools are scheduled to open this fall. Total Operating Revenue is slated for $62,128,891 for 2017/2018 while the 2017 Amended Annual Budget had the number at $60,946,073 while Total Operating Expense is pegged at $62,523,786 for 2018 and was $61,281,398 for the 2017 Amended Annual Budget.

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  • In Georgia, Handel reaches out to Democrats and thanks Trump
In Georgia, Handel reaches out to Democrats and thanks Trump

The 6th District seat has been solidly Republican , but Democrat Ossoff got 48 percent in a crowded April 18 election to almost win the seat outright and fuel Democratic optimism about repudiating Trump. Democratic operative Ron Klain asserted that his party had put too much expectation on winning the special elections, noting that they were a...

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