• Republican Karen Handel Defeats Dem Jon Ossoff in Georgia Special Election
Republican Karen Handel Defeats Dem Jon Ossoff in Georgia Special Election

On the victory in suburban Atlanta, Trump tweeted: "Congratulations to Karen Handel on her big win in Georgia 6th". Lewis is praising Ossoff supporters for making "a major down payment on change not just in the 6th District but.in our nation".

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  • Cladding used on fatal blaze tower 'banned in the UK'
Cladding used on fatal blaze tower 'banned in the UK'

By the blackened Grenfell Tower , firefighters took off their helmets and stood still to observe the minute's silence, some with their arms around each other's shoulders. Fire had ripped through the 24-storey residential block in north Kensington in the early hours of June 13, trapping hundreds of people inside. May and her ministers have said t...

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  • Freed US student `brutalised´ by North Korea captors - father
Freed US student `brutalised´ by North Korea captors - father

She says Yun traveled with the doctors to North Korea on a private aircraft after being instructed by President Donald Trump to travel there to negotiate Warmbier's release. Fred Warmbier said he and his wife, Cindy Warmbier , worked tirelessly for the release of their son, whom he said was detained at an airport in Pyongyang in January ...

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  • Philippines says it learned of city siege plans in advance
Philippines says it learned of city siege plans in advance

Though many are suprised that US military is providing assitance to Filipino soldiers despite Duterte's unpleasant remarks about American leaders and global organisations, the leader clarified that he had personal difference with only former US President Barrack Obama and not with the current President Donald Trump.

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  • USA downs 'pro-regime' drone in southern Syria
USA downs 'pro-regime' drone in southern Syria

The Iran-made drone was shot down by an F-15E Strike Eagle "after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces" that were stationed at a combat outpost northeast of at-Tanf, the U.S.' Middle East command said in a statement.

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  • After Warmbier's death, US weighs travel ban on North Korea
After Warmbier's death, US weighs travel ban on North Korea

Dozens of North Korean missile launches and two nuclear bomb tests since the beginning of past year have heightened tensions on the Korean peninsula. Anger over Otto Warmbier's fate continued to build Tuesday, with lawmakers declaring his death a "murder" and calling for travel restrictions to North Korea while the Trump administration consid...

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  • Tech CEOs urged to join Trump initiative
Tech CEOs urged to join Trump initiative

According to Axios , the Trump administration is divided on whether tech companies should build software that allows law enforcement to be able to read private messages. Cook told Apple employees that the company does not support the travel ban in January, and tried to persuade the President to remain in the Paris Agreement this month.

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  • Macron to announce new government line-up
Macron to announce new government line-up

It has been a bad night for the Socialists, who are predicted to win just 27 to 49 seats - losing hundreds of their lawmakers. Party leader Jean-Christophe Cambadelis announced his resignation, adding that " Macron's triumph is uncontestable", France24 reported.

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  • Trump Likely to Reveal This Week Whether Secret Tapes Exist
Trump Likely to Reveal This Week Whether Secret Tapes Exist

One of President 's attorneys on Sunday insisted "there is not an investigation of the president of the United States, period". On "Fox & Friends" Monday, Sekulow says that when people study the 2016 presidential election, they'll look back at Trump's communications as "the most successful utilization of social media platforms and communica...

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  • Jose Mourinho denies tax fraud
Jose Mourinho denies tax fraud

The reigning Ballon d'Or and Best FIFA Men's Player award victor is believed to feel singled out for disproportionate treatment after Spanish prosecutors accused him of evading tax of 14.7million euros (£12.8m). "It's an old dream, they have dreamed for many years to be able to attract him at some point and made him a big offer", he told ESPN F...

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  • US shoots down drone on Syria-Iraq border
US shoots down drone on Syria-Iraq border

Also the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said on Monday they will respond to any Syrian government attacks in Raqqa province after the US-led coalition downed a Syrian jet attacking the SDF forces on 18 June. "As a precautionary measure, Australian Defence Force (ADF) strike operations into Syria have temporarily ceased", Australia's Dep...

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  • Republican Handel wins Georgia House election
Republican Handel wins Georgia House election

Republican Karen Handel , a former Georgia secretary of state, enlisted numerous state's top elected officials to keep Georgia's Sixth District in Republican hands. The first-time candidate raised more than $ 23 million for his campaign, but most of that came from outside of Georgia from liberal enclaves like NY and California.

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  • DC Watching Georgia Special Election Closely
DC Watching Georgia Special Election Closely

Ossoff, who relied less on outside groups and more on smaller donors, still enjoyed roughly $8 million from outside groups. "The strong headwinds facing Republicans, incredible grass-roots enthusiasm behind Democrats, and a damaged and exposed House Republican Caucus all clarify that we have the momentum heading into 2018".

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  • De Villiers aims for T20 success after Champions Trophy heartbreak
De Villiers aims for T20 success after Champions Trophy heartbreak

So, where better for two hard-hitting white-ball teams to decamp than to a sun-baked South Coast, to engage in the opening bout of a three-match T20 contest that promises (at least on the evidence of their last encounter in this format...) an onslaught of cathartic tonking? "It is easier to say that, within the series, everyone is going to get a...

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  • Republican wins costly congressional race in Georgia
Republican wins costly congressional race in Georgia

She won not with an embrace of the president but by barely mentioning his name. Shares on the likelihood of Ossoff winning closed above shares on Handel winning continuously since May 16 and saw spreads reaching as high as 36 cents on June 11.

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  • Russia FM: new US sanctions sign of 'Russo-phobic obsession'
Russia FM: new US sanctions sign of 'Russo-phobic obsession'

US forces also shot down another drone over Syria earlier this month, and have. "There's no authorization for military force that Congress has passed that gives the president the ability to take military action against the Syrian regime", said the senator, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

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  • Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after Russian Federation warning
Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after Russian Federation warning

The armed Shahed-129 drone was destroyed by a U.S. F-15 fighter jet around 12:30 a.m. local time. It was an Iranian-made Shahed 129 and was thought to be armed and in firing range of United States troops. On several occasions in recent weeks, warplanes of the USA -led coalition have also struck pro-government forces to prevent them from adv...

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  • Armed Russian jet comes within 5 feet of USA recon jet
Armed Russian jet comes within 5 feet of USA recon jet

Russian Federation has recently sent aircraft to the Alaskan coast multiple times , where they have been intercepted by us fighters. The close call came as tensions between the two superpowers continued to escalate over the USA military's decision the previous day to shoot down the Syrian Su-22 bomber, which according to officials had just dro...

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

Uncertainty has dragged on following Britain's snap elections on June 8, in which the ruling Conservative Party of Prime Minister May not only failed to boost its parliamentary majority but actually lost it, and has had to enter talks for a coalition government with the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland.

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  • Iran Fires Missile at Daesh Target in Syria
Iran Fires Missile at Daesh Target in Syria

It was "a flop", said Ya'ari. "A failure." Still, "it photographed well", he said. And on Monday, a US fighter jet shot down a pro-Syrian regime drone in southeastern Syria . The Guards website said it launched surface-to-surface medium-range missiles targeting the area. Sharif also warned that such attacks would be repeated if the extremist...

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