• Texas Takeaways for 2018 After Georgia Special Election
Texas Takeaways for 2018 After Georgia Special Election

The result comes as relief for Republicans, who had grown concerned about whether their party, buffeted by the scandals that have plagued the Republican President, could hold the seat in Georgia's sixth district, which became the most expensive congressional race in USA history.

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  • Congress to oppose Ram Nath Kovind because of RSS-BJP ideology
Congress to oppose Ram Nath Kovind because of RSS-BJP ideology

And we do not want to tie him down to any caste or region. So Kovind symbolises the BJP's endeavour to espouse the cause of the downtrodden in a year dedicated to the party's ideologue Deen Dayal Upadhyay and his Antyodaya (upliftment of the last in the line) philosophy.

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  • U.S. jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria
U.S. jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria

Such targets would be US planes and surveillance drones. It is an advanced, versatile multi-role fighter bomber which is capable of performing a variety of missions from executing bombing runs to establishing air superiority. In April, after images from the Syrian regime's nerve gas attack on civilians appeared on TV, Trump launched cruise missi...

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  • Friend of ousted S. Korean president gets 3 years in prison
Friend of ousted S. Korean president gets 3 years in prison

Ms Choi still faces a host of other charges, including abuse of authority, coercion, attempted coercion and attempted fraud, as well as accusations that she accepted bribes for Ms Park. In exchange, it is alleged they received preferential treatment from the government. The claims have swept up some of South Korea's biggest companies, including...

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  • What GOP Opposition To Senate Health Care Bill Means For Its Passage
What GOP Opposition To Senate Health Care Bill Means For Its Passage

Other Republicans senators who could end up opposing the bill for the same reason are Sens. The Senate GOP says it wants to vote on the bill next week. Other Republican senators, such as Dean Heller of Nevada and Rob Portman of OH, expressed their own qualms, as did AARP, the American Hospital Association , the American Cancer Society Canc...

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  • Russia Tensions Prompt Australia to 'Temporarily' Suspend Air Missions over Syria
Russia Tensions Prompt Australia to 'Temporarily' Suspend Air Missions over Syria

But when Trump ordered the first USA strike on Syrian government forces in April, Russia responded by suspending its participation in a 2015 agreement to avoid mid-air incidents between us coalition and Russian aircraft. Of the myriad risks posed by US military involvement in Syria, the potential for direct military confrontation between the US...

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  • Trump says he's told 'a straight story' on Comey
Trump says he's told 'a straight story' on Comey

Kathleen Rice told CNN's Chris Cuomo on "New Day" Thursday. Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is telling Democrats that next year could be the year they take back control of the House . Congressman Bill Pascrell of New Jersey says, "A loss is a loss is a loss, and there's no excuses". In 2010, it was Pelosi and then-President Barack Obama...

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  • Trump's bright idea: a solar wall at the US-Mexico border
Trump's bright idea: a solar wall at the US-Mexico border

Right?" "Solar wall. Makes sense". Bloomberg also noted that analysts were skeptical, saying it could take more than a century for solar panels to generate enough power to cover the cost of the wall. According to the BBC, twenty companies had been shortlisted for the wall building. Mexico also emphasized on addressing the root cause of the is...

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  • Thousands Gather To Pay Their Respects To Otto Warmbier
Thousands Gather To Pay Their Respects To Otto Warmbier

The United States has made clear it 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. China's not going to cut North Korea off, though it could by ceasing all trade. On Wednesday, the U.S. president took the forma...

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  • #18-TJ Leaf-Indiana Pacers
#18-TJ Leaf-Indiana Pacers

Leaf will be the player introduced at the press conference. The 6-foot-10 Israeli-American joins a team in complete transformation mode. Trade rumors involving the Pacers have almost been nonstop and on draft night the offers were "coming at us fast", Pritchard said.

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  • Karen Handel speaks to FOX 5 following 6th District win
Karen Handel speaks to FOX 5 following 6th District win

And as for the Democrats, they, clearly, are doing something wrong. But their Georgia victory was not to be . "If we had even a little Democrat support - just a little, like a couple of votes - you'd have everything", the president continued.

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  • North Korea tests rocket engine
North Korea tests rocket engine

To date, North Korea has tested their missile and rocket technology at a torrid pace this year. This is the new Hyunmoo-2 missile with a range of up to 800 kilometers - that's enough to hit any part of North Korea even from the southernmost part of the peninsula - developed exclusively with South Korea's indigenous technology.

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  • Spanish Firefighters Battle Portugal's Deadliest Fire
Spanish Firefighters Battle Portugal's Deadliest Fire

Vaz Pinto told reporters the Gois wildfire was "very fast and very explosive" and had forced the evacuation of 11 hill villages. A water-bombing plane fighting huge forest fires in central Portugal has crashed, local officials say. They said airborne search-and-rescue teams dispatched to look for wreckage didn't find anything and that no firefi...

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  • Uttam slams KCR for lending support to anti-Muslim Ramnath Kovind
Uttam slams KCR for lending support to anti-Muslim Ramnath Kovind

The JD (U) had yesterday rejected its ally and RJD chief Lalu Prasads request to reconsider its support to the NDAs presidential pick, saying its stand was based on merit and it would stick it. CPI national secretary D. Raja said that the Opposition would fight the contest seriously despite less numbers as it was a battle of ideologies. "I don'...

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  • Trump's legal plan quite simple so far: Fight, fight, fight
Trump's legal plan quite simple so far: Fight, fight, fight

Simple explanation", Sekulow told CNN's " State of the Union ". But they seem prepared to paint Mueller's investigative team as politically motivated and will likely argue the president didn't illegally exert pressure on the investigation.

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  • Georgia Dems search for upsides in House loss
Georgia Dems search for upsides in House loss

Individual seats are important! But by the end of May, Handel herself had received more donations from outside Georgia than inside. That's true, but this one was an open seat (giving them a better chance than those in which a Republican incumbent runs).

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  • China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on NKorea
China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on NKorea

North Korea topped the agenda at the newly established Diplomatic and Security Dialogue, which paired Tillerson and Mattis with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi and General Fang Fenghui , chief of joint staff of the People's Liberation Army .

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  • GOP Opposition Imperils Senate Health Care Bill
GOP Opposition Imperils Senate Health Care Bill

Senators Rand Paul , Mike Lee, Ron Johnson and Ted Cruz have said that they are "not ready to vote for this bill" as it does not "repeal Obamacare ", one of President Trump's key election promises. "We'll probably have to see", Trump added. Politico reports the Senate bill also cuts Medicaid funding more significantly than the House ...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting
Federal Bureau of Investigation to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting

The list of names Hodgkinson had in his pocket had no other context. The agent said authorities found a laptop computer, a cell phone and a digital camera in Hodgkinson's vehicle after the incident, and 200 rounds of ammunition in a storage locker Hodgkinson had rented in April in Alexandria.

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  • Car bomb in southwest Pakistan kills at least 11, wounds 20
Car bomb in southwest Pakistan kills at least 11, wounds 20

Other officials said nine security officials were among the wounded. Balochistan government spokesperson Anwarul Haq Kakar while speaking to local media outlet informed that the suspected suicide bomber riding the auto tried to break a security perimeter to target the police offices.

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  • Trump says he is 'very supportive' of Senate healthcare bill
Trump says he is 'very supportive' of Senate healthcare bill

This month, Obama criticized Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord that his administration signed in 2015, ruing "an absence of American leadership". "It's a betrayal of trust", Blumenthal said in an interview. "The numbers of people with health insurance expanded enormously, and people are living healthier ...

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  • Dalit vs Dalit as Oppn chooses Meira Kumar
Dalit vs Dalit as Oppn chooses Meira Kumar

According to the left party leaders, the Aam Aadmi Party, said Arvind Kejriwal will come out in support of the Opposition candidate. And just merely they were informed about Kovind's selection. He alleged Nitish had declared he wanted to free India of RSS, but was supporting a strong RSS man, Kovind, in the elections. Another key opposition fig...

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  • Vehicle bomb detonated near Kabul bank killing 20
Vehicle bomb detonated near Kabul bank killing 20

The statement had harsh words for the government of President Ashraf Ghani , which it dismissed as a "stooge" of America and blamed for rising ethnic and factional tensions in Kabul and elsewhere. According to some reports , the bank was attacked by militants. Salim Sallhe, spokesman for the provincial governor in eastern Logar, said gunmen ...

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  • Iran Missile Strike Missed Target — Times of Israel
Iran Missile Strike Missed Target — Times of Israel

The strikes are the first time Iran has fired missiles at another country in three decades and represent a major escalation of Iran's role in the war in Syria . The U.S. said it had downed the Syrian jet on Monday after it dropped bombs near the U.S. -backed Syrian Democratic Forces conducting operations against the Islamic State group, saying...

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  • Indiana Democrats, Republicans React To Senate Health Bill
Indiana Democrats, Republicans React To Senate Health Bill

Senate Republicans , who have a majority in the chamber, are looking to bring the legislation to the floor for a vote next week. "It will take some time to go through the process", he said . AAMC President and CEO Darrell Kirch said the bill would upend the health-care marketplace and cripple the Medicaid program. She has left other markers ...

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  • Democrats lose an iconic battle in Georgia
Democrats lose an iconic battle in Georgia

The Republican candidate, Karen Handel , beat the Democrat, Jon Ossoff , by four percentage points: 52-48. But Handel's thank you to President Donald Trump in the same speech Tuesday night is unlikely to comfort backers of the Democrat who came to symbolize anti-Trump resistance.

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  • House Democrat: 'We need new leadership'
House Democrat: 'We need new leadership'

She said she was a "target" because she was effective, adding later she felt she was "worth the trouble". The loss also renewed the focus on Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi , who was demonized by the GOP side in the Georgia race. "If we take back the House in 2018 then I think she'd stay leader", said Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz. Moulton is on...

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  • Governor Commends Decision on Yellowstone Grizzly Bears
Governor Commends Decision on Yellowstone Grizzly Bears

He says he asked the Interior Department in 2013 to delist grizzly bears and is glad to see that finally happening. According to Santarsiere, that means the "ongoing threats the bears face will now be compounded by trophy hunting and lethal removal by trigger-happy state agencies".

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  • USA lays down gauntlet to China on N. Korea regime
USA lays down gauntlet to China on N. Korea regime

The death last week of American student Warmbier, who fell into a coma after b. "While I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi & China to help with North Korea , it has not worked out". Joint Chiefs of Staff to China at an early date, according to the statement. The two leaders met in Florida in April and Trump has praised Xi for ...

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  • Student released from North Korea has severe neurological injury
Student released from North Korea has severe neurological injury

Despite the " severe " injury, Otto Warmbier , 22, is stable and receiving treatment at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, centre spokeswoman Kelly Martin said at a news briefing at Warmbier's high school in Wyoming, Ohio. The cause or circumstances of Warmbier's condition is unknown, but Kanter said that such a state is usually th...

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  • Alabama warns of floating fire ants in floods
Alabama warns of floating fire ants in floods

Under what the NWS termed a "reasonable worst-case scenario" for the tropical storm's arrival, rainfall totals of 4 to 6 inches are considered possible from Thursday night through Saturday, producing widespread flooding or flash-flooding of creeks and small streams and minor to moderate flooding in several main stem rivers.

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

He was - he did admit that what I said was right". Comey was leading the investigation into allegations Russian Federation tried to sway the election toward Trump and the possibility Trump associates colluded with Moscow when the president fired him on May 9, sparking a political firestorm.

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  • Should Nancy Pelosi Step Down?
Should Nancy Pelosi Step Down?

Trump's election as president had papered over the intraparty disputes and generational divides among House Democrats , as lawmakers joined in opposing the White House and trying to channel the energy of their party's liberal base. "But I think I'm worth the trouble, quite frankly". Pelosi's enduring role as a Republican punching bag revived debat...

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  • Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill
Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill

Obamacare also aided young people to get insured by allowing them to stay on their parent's insurance until they turn 26. "We have to act", McConnell said on the Senate floor. Trump wrote on Twitter on Thursday. A vote on the bill could come next week. The only option for those falling off the Medicaid rolls would be skimpy insurance pl...

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  • Modi calls for concerted efforts to tackle terrorism menace
Modi calls for concerted efforts to tackle terrorism menace

Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif thanked President Vladimir Putin, and the Russian Federation for supporting Pakistan's full membership in the SCO. "India is grateful to your leadership and support for entry into the SCO". It had also stalled India's move to list JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN.

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