• Georgia voters streaming to polls in expensive Congress race
Georgia voters streaming to polls in expensive Congress race

Handel, 55, won in a suburban Atlanta district held by the GOP since 1979 despite raising far less money than Democrat Jon Ossoff , 30, in the most expensive House race in USA history. In the end, Handel, the former Georgia secretary of state, was able to hold the seat for the GOP majority in Congress. However, Ossoff struggled to match that tot...

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  • Franken: Trump might be 'gullible' on China
Franken: Trump might be 'gullible' on China

The president says if Otto Warmbier had been returned home to the USA earlier, "I think the result would have been a lot different". 2am BST: The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, has said Otto Warmbier's death shows the inhumanity of the North Korean dictatorship.

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  • US State Department presses North Korea to release detained Americans
US State Department presses North Korea to release detained Americans

Sullivan says her thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of 22-year-old Otto Warmbier (WORM'-bir) "during what has been an incredibly hard time". He is one of at least 16 USA citizens who have been detained by North Korea in the last decade, including individual travelers and those who, like Warmbier, arrived on organized tours,...

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  • United Kingdom promise to 'safeguard European Union workers' as Brexit negotiations begin
United Kingdom promise to 'safeguard European Union workers' as Brexit negotiations begin

He did not mention a third European Union priority - that Britain settle a bill of tens of billions of euros before it leaves in 21 months. Mr Lighthizer said: "As the United States' fifth largest export market, the United Kingdom is an invaluable trading partner".

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  • US student dies after release from NKorea
US student dies after release from NKorea

When Warmbier was returned to his family, he was comatose. Justin Weber told The Associated Press on Tuesday morning that a press conference is expected later to provide details. His statement also said that the US "cannot and should not tolerate the murder of its citizens by hostile powers". Mr Warmbier's sad fate will be taken as yet another ...

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  • US shoots down 'pro-Syrian' drone made by Iran
US shoots down 'pro-Syrian' drone made by Iran

The incident comes amid rising tensions between the USA and Russian Federation after the US downed a Syrian jet on Sunday. The incident happened near the combat outpost in At-Tanf, where US and coalition advisers are supporting forces that are battling the Islamic State .

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  • Clamping down, White House puts the 'brief' in its briefing
Clamping down, White House puts the 'brief' in its briefing

Most people responded by looking at me like I'm insane, because they were reading the headlines. On Wednesday he's headed to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for his fifth political rally since taking office. Even then, Spicer's answers to basic questions in many cases offered little or no new information. All that being said, the staff changes within the...

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  • US coroner investigating death of student freed from North Korea
US coroner investigating death of student freed from North Korea

President Donald Trump slammed the "brutal regime" in Pyongyang following the death of Otto Warmbier , the USA student released in a coma last week after almost 18 months in detention in North Korea. White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday offered few details about how the United States plans to respond to the death of Warmbier, p...

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  • Sarfaraz hopeful Champions Trophy victory will rejuvenate worldwide cricket in Pakistan
Sarfaraz hopeful Champions Trophy victory will rejuvenate worldwide cricket in Pakistan

Fakhar Zaman's maiden one-day worldwide hundred laid the foundations for Pakistan's formidable total of 338-4. But when bowler of the tournament Hasan Ali picked up the final wicket of Jasprit Bumrah to put the Indian tail out of its misery for just 158 runs - 180 shy of Pakistan's mammoth 338, celebratory gunfire erupted in neighbourhoods up...

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  • This Is How It Is Celebrated Worldwide!
This Is How It Is Celebrated Worldwide!

The AYUSH Minister also stated that there is no compulsion on schools and other institutions to hold Yoga Day event and that no holiday has been declared because the event is an early morning activity. HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar has announced this detail and also informed that this year embassies will also take part in the Yoga Day celebration.

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  • USA military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria
USA military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria

So long as they were both targeting ISIS and al-Qaeda, that risk was limited. Marine General Joseph Dunford said there were still communications between a USA air operations center in Qatar and Russian forces on the ground in Syria , adding: "We'll work diplomatically and military in the coming hours to re-establish deconfliction".

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  • Franken: Warmbier's Death Was 'Equivalent to Murder'
Franken: Warmbier's Death Was 'Equivalent to Murder'

Doctors had described Warmbier's condition as a state of "unresponsive wakefulness" and said he suffered a "severe neurological injury" of unknown cause . In an interview in the spring, Trump said he would be "honored" to meet with Kim under the right circumstances, and he proclaimed that the United States was prepared to handle the threat from ...

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  • Tight Finish Seen in Atlanta Congressional Race, President Trump Weighs In
Tight Finish Seen in Atlanta Congressional Race, President Trump Weighs In

Donors from across the country have shown an outpouring of support for Ossoff, with fundraising efforts totaling well over $20 million, not including an additional $6 million in donations from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

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  • Working with China on North Korea 'has not worked out'
Working with China on North Korea 'has not worked out'

Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., took a different approach to the news, calling for a tourist travel ban to North Korea . Tony Kim, who also goes by his Korean name, Kim Sang-duk, is a 58-year-old US citizen who was temporarily teaching an accounting course at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, North Korea's only private university....

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  • Where things stand with Special Counsel Mueller's Russia probe
Where things stand with Special Counsel Mueller's Russia probe

The president has continued calling the move to investigate the Comey matter as an obstruction of justice a "Witch Hunt", and went so far as to say that he was the most persecuted politician in the nation's history during a speech in May.

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  • Coroner still probing death of United States student held by N. Korea
Coroner still probing death of United States student held by N. Korea

Richardson, who served under former President Bill Clinton, lobbied Pyongyang on behalf of the Warmbier family for their son's release. In addition to the exam, the coroner reviewed medical records and spoke with his physicians at UC Medical Center.

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  • Vince Cable to run for Liberal Democrats' leadership
Vince Cable to run for Liberal Democrats' leadership

Announcing his decision to stand on the Lib Dem Voice website, Sir Vince said the party had emerged from the "difficult years" of coalition government and the "political winds" were moving in its favour. If elected, Sir Vince would be the party's oldest ever leader and the oldest leader of a major party since Sir Winston Churchill, who stepped do...

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  • Tri-City area included in tropical storm warning
Tri-City area included in tropical storm warning

As of the NHC's 11 a.m. EDT advisory update, a tropical storm warning is in effect along the US coast from High Island, Texas, east to the mouth of the Pearl River along the border of Louisiana and Mississippi. Bands of heavy rain are coming through as far east as the Florida Panhandle. "On the forecast track, the storm continues to move away fro...

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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

That is where US forces have been training and advising local Syrian Arabs for the fight against Islamic State militants. Tuesday's encounter is the latest development in what's become an increasingly hostile standoff between the USA military and the various forces supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's fight to stay in power.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho face tax fraud claims
Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho face tax fraud claims

I'm sure that Cristiano meets all his tax requirements; it must be a confusion that will be cleared up. "No one has made us a single offer-not for Cristiano Ronaldo , not for Alvaro Morata , not for James Rodriguez ". Amid swirling reports that Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid and return to Manchester United , comes a fresh report fro...

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