• Political world eyeing Georgia's congressional election
Political world eyeing Georgia's congressional election

The two candidates and outside groups have now spent more than $51 million. Recent polling, reviewed by Vox's Jeff Stein, suggests Ossoff has a narrow but shrinking lead over Handel, the former Georgia secretary of state. If Ossoff wins with 59 percent, that's bad. Republicans have attacked the Democrat for his inexperience and youth. If yo...

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  • Russian Federation will now view United States aircraft as targets in Syria
Russian Federation will now view United States aircraft as targets in Syria

Joint Chiefs of Staff, said officials are trying to re-establish the communications link to prevent potentially deadly accidents, and that the de-confliction efforts have worked well in the past. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joe Dunford says that the U.S. is looking to reestablish its hotline with the Russian military as relates to decon...

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  • Portugal awaits foreign aid to help battle fires
Portugal awaits foreign aid to help battle fires

Portuguese Interior Minister Urbano de Sousa said that Portugal's judicial police was expected to finish the identification of the bodies soon and would release the list of them as early as possible. A policeman stands by a covered body on a dirt road outside Pedrogao Grande, central Portugal, Sunday, June 18 2017. Wildfires are an annual scour...

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  • Brussels Central Station incident: Individual neutralized
Brussels Central Station incident: Individual neutralized

Nicolas Van Herrewegen , a railway sorting agent, told reporters he had gone down to the station's mezzanine level when he heard someone shouting. "Two loud detonations in Brussels Central". That person was neutralized by the soldiers that were on the scene. A Reuters correspondent at the scene a little over an hour after the incident - in wh...

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  • Russian Federation to 'target' United States war aircraft in Syria
Russian Federation to 'target' United States war aircraft in Syria

The dispute over the Syrian attack on the USA -backed fighters and the American response came as Iran launched ballistic missiles at Islamic State strongholds in eastern Syria in retaliation for a pair of attacks by extremists in Tehran earlier this month that killed 17 people.

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  • 12-year-old boy dies working in barn north of Stratford
12-year-old boy dies working in barn north of Stratford

Monday in the Township of Perth East, near London, Ont. Police did not release details of what Zehr was doing in the barn or the nature of the accident. A post-mortem examination was expected to take place on Tuesday. Perth County OPP and the Office of the Coroner continue to investigate the incident.

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  • Australia suspends air strikes in Syria
Australia suspends air strikes in Syria

Russia, which is flying its own air war in Syria to prop up President Bashar al-Assad, condemned the incident and said it had shut off a special "deconfliction" hotline with the USA military, though top officer General Joe Dunford later said the United States was seeking to re-establish the channel.

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  • Venezuela walks out of Americas summit in Mexico
Venezuela walks out of Americas summit in Mexico

The United States, Brazil and 10 other members of the 34-nation Organization of American States issued a letter accusing Venezuela of undermining democracy, failing to feed its people and violating rights. Leaders of Monday's meeting had suggested they were close to some kind of pronouncement aimed at ending the increasingly bloody political stri...

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  • China tour agency says won't take more US tourists to NKorea
China tour agency says won't take more US tourists to NKorea

In March 2016, Kim Dong Chul, a 62-year-old Korean-American missionary, was sentenced to 10 years of hard labor for subversion. South Korean President Moon Jae-In said Tuesday that North Korea bears a "heavy responsibility" for the death of U.S.

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  • USA officer cleared for fatal shooting of man
USA officer cleared for fatal shooting of man

Black gun owners have grown more concerned about their gun rights in light of police officer Jeronimo Yanez being cleared of shooting Philando Castile . John Choi, the Ramsey County prosecutor assigned to the case, told reporters following the verdict that Castile "did nothing that justified the taking of his life".

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  • Iraqi troops encircle Mosul's Old City
Iraqi troops encircle Mosul's Old City

Leaflets were recently dropped from aircraft urging civilians to take any opportunity to escape. The militants are reported to have been putting up fierce resistance, while the United Nations fears the jihadists could be holding more than 100,000 people in the densely-populated area as a human shield.

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  • Special Counsel Not Investigating President Donald Trump for Obstruction
Special Counsel Not Investigating President Donald Trump for Obstruction

Asked on NBC whether Trump's social media commentary may be created to intimidate Rosenstein or Mueller, Rubio said, "I have no basis on which to make a decision on what his intent is" but added that the tweets "in no way" will impede the work of the investigation.

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  • Australia suspends air strikes in Syria after U.S. downing of Syrian jet
Australia suspends air strikes in Syria after U.S. downing of Syrian jet

Navy F/A-18 warplane shot down a Syrian Air Force Su-22 that had dropped bombs near Syrian opposition forces. A U.S. official said Tuesday that the Russian aircraft came within five feet of a wing tip for a U.S. That took place near the Syrian city of Taqba, which has been the focus of fighting as US -sponsored ground forces advance on the ISIS ...

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  • Courts are right in blocking Trump's travel ban
Courts are right in blocking Trump's travel ban

The judge narrowed the injunction clearing the way for the administration to conduct internal reviews of other nation's vetting procedures for visa applicants while the case is being reviewed by the U.S. Legal experts, however, cautioned that this "win" for the administration may have an unintended practical effect. The Justice Department has req...

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  • Tour agency axes visits to North Korea for U.S. citizens
Tour agency axes visits to North Korea for U.S. citizens

Warmbier was released from North Korea with severe neurological damage last week. While in detention, he told a pro-North Korea newspaper based in Japan that he felt abandoned. Pyongyang has also vowed to develop a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting the U.S. mainland. "Let us state the facts plainly: Otto Warmb...

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  • Truck driver killed after migrants block road near Calais
Truck driver killed after migrants block road near Calais

Nine Eritreans were found in one of the lorries held up by the roadblock and were arrested, according to French authorities. Breitbart London has often reported on the violent acts the Calais migrants have been willing to stoop to when trying to slow lorries so they can be boarded for Britain.

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  • Ryan promises to overhaul tax code this year despite hurdles
Ryan promises to overhaul tax code this year despite hurdles

But Ryan's speech will be an upbeat push to getting tax cuts done. One issue that Ryan soft-pedaled was the House Republicans' plan to institute a border-adjusted tax meant to encourage domestic production by taxing imported goods, but not exports.

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  • US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border
US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

In the first high-level USA public comments about the situation, Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Monday the former Cold War foes are in delicate discussions to restore normalcy to communications and maintain focus on fighting IS instead of each other.

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  • Democrats fume over 'secret' Republican healthcare bill
Democrats fume over 'secret' Republican healthcare bill

A television ad sponsored by the Community Catalyst Action Fund encourages viewers to call their senators to vote no on the Republican health-care bill. The House GOP bill would phase out Medicaid expansion in 2020. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated that the House bill would leave 23 million more Americans uninsured by 2...

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  • Syria Plane Shot Down By US After Warnings Not Heeded
Syria Plane Shot Down By US After Warnings Not Heeded

Russia's deputy foreign minister, Sergei Ryabkov, said the USA strike "has to be seen as a continuation of America's line to disregard the norms of global law". But since the fall of Aleppo, pro-Assad forces have been moving further east, bringing them into closer proximity with the USA forces and upping the potential for confrontation, said For...

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