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

The apparent effectiveness of that messaging suggested to some that the 77-year-old Californian could be a liability for Democrats as they aim to regain their majority. Democrats will need to pick up 24 House seats to take back the majority. Moulton said the recent election results necessitated a conversation among Democrats about shaking things ...

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  • London fire: Tests show 'combustible' cladding
London fire: Tests show 'combustible' cladding

Work is now taking place to assess the housing needs of all Grenfell Tower and Grenfell Walk families to identify longer-term accommodation in the borough or nearby, with no one forced to move out of London . Some 68 one-, two- and three-bedroom "social housing" flats have been bought at the Kensington Row development in upmarket High Street Ken...

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  • U.S. airport stabbing investigated as terror; Canadian charged
U.S. airport stabbing investigated as terror; Canadian charged

Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent David Gelios said during a press briefing that authorities believe Ftouhi acted alone, and that he told them during interrogation that he "had a hatred for the United States". Montreal police conducted a raid on a home in the neighbourhood of St-Michel on Wednesday afternoon. The police officer, ident...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in southwest Louisiana
Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in southwest Louisiana

As of the last advisory, at 7 a.m. CDT Thursday, Tropical Storm Cindy was located about 40 miles northwest of Lake Charles, La., and was moving north at 12 mph. The storm's maximum sustained winds were 40 miles per hour as it moved to the north at around 12 miles per hour. Esther Martens walk through a flooded roadway to get to her auto in the We...

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  • No autopsy for U.S. student detained by N. Korea
No autopsy for U.S. student detained by N. Korea

Trump has had high hopes for cooperation from China to exert influence over North Korea, leaning heavily on Chinese President Xi Jinping for his assistance. "This was an innocent college kid who should have never been detained", Portman told reporters on Wednesday, while separately calling his attempts to deal with the North Koreans "futile".

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  • Doctors: Student freed by N. Korea has severe brain damage
Doctors: Student freed by N. Korea has severe brain damage

His parents found out he was in a coma just a week before he was released, something Fred Warmbier said threw him into a state of "shock". "His neurological condition can be best described as a state of unresponsive wakefulness", said Dr Daniel Kanter .

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  • EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration
EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration

To show the "goodwill" her aides often refer to, May will have a separate conversation with European Council President Donald Tusk and hopes to have other one-on-one meetings. Barnier said after welcoming Davis that it was important to tackle uncertainties caused by Brexit . But his political opponents argued that it was clear Brussels h...

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  • Lopez Rivera joins Puerto Rican Day Parade float
Lopez Rivera joins Puerto Rican Day Parade float

On June 11, millions of Puerto Ricans will head to the polls to decide the political status of the Caribbean island. His party also has noted that the U.S. After the filing , Breitbart News reported that Puerto Rico's public pension plans have only $1.8 billion in assets to pay $45 billion in liabilities .

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  • BIFF hostages rescued in North Cotabato
BIFF hostages rescued in North Cotabato

AT LEAST six suspected members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) were reported to have been killed in a firefight with government troops in Pigcawayan, North Cotabato, on Wednesday, the military said Thursday. The town is in North Cotabato province in the center of Mindanao island. As fighting spread, several hundred civilians fle...

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  • Canadian army sniper sets record for longest kill shot
Canadian army sniper sets record for longest kill shot

In a unique record of sorts, a bullet fired by a Canadian sniper aiming to kill an ISIS fighter in Iraq has surpassed the previous longest-confirmed kill by nearly 1,000 meters. The shot, according to the paper, disrupted an ISIS attack on Iraqi security forces. The sniper's name and location weren't released for operational reasons.

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  • Myanmar military plane missing; search ongoing in Andaman Sea
Myanmar military plane missing; search ongoing in Andaman Sea

The military said that three bodies, including a child and two adults, were found 35 kilometers from the southern coastal town Launglon by a navy ship. Min Aung Hlaing , said contact was lost when the plane was believed to be about 32 kilometres to the west of Dawei, formerly known as Tavoy. The commander-in-chief's office said the plane lost con...

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  • College Professor Suspended Indefinitely After Appearing On Tucker Carlson
College Professor Suspended Indefinitely After Appearing On Tucker Carlson

She was given a letter, signed by the vice president of academic affairs Jeffrey Lee , that said she was suspended "until further notice". She had to turn over her grade book to Christopher Rivera, chairperson of the Humanities Division.

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  • London man died after mosque attack with
London man died after mosque attack with "multiple injuries"

Makram Ali , 51, had been taken ill shortly before the attack and was already receiving first aid from a member of the public when the van crashed. It will be important for police and prosecutors to determine if he died as a direct result of the van attack.

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  • UK: Duke of Edinburgh hospitalised for infection
UK: Duke of Edinburgh hospitalised for infection

Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II , has been admitted to hospital as a "precautionary measure" for treatment of an infection, Buckingham Palace said Wednesday. Prince Philip is a mentor, president and member of more than 780 organizations. In the hours before the announcement, wild speculation swirled in the British pr...

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  • RJD attacks JD (U) for support to BJP candidate for President
RJD attacks JD (U) for support to BJP candidate for President

The Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad, who was in Patna on Tuesday to participate in the Iftar, described Kovind as a BJP ideologue and said the opposition wanted a "neutral" candidate not belonging to any political party per se. Though Kumar's government in Bihar is supported by Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Congress, he still chose to trea...

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  • Against Grand Alliance Will, Nitish Declares his Support for Kovind
Against Grand Alliance Will, Nitish Declares his Support for Kovind

Now that the ruling NDA government has announced that former Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind is their candidate for the upcoming Presidential election, the various Opposition parties will be meeting on Thursday to decide their Presidential candidate.

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  • Establishment candidates prevail in Virginia governor primaries
Establishment candidates prevail in Virginia governor primaries

Flame-throwing challenger Corey Stewart , the chair of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors, has touted his former role as the Trump campaign chairman and has challenged Gillespie to pledge his allegiance to Trump. Ed Gillespie won the Republican gubernatorial nomination with 44% to Corey Stewart's 43% with 99% of the precincts report...

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  • Cardinal Nichols: prayers, support for Muslim community following attack
Cardinal Nichols: prayers, support for Muslim community following attack

A white van ploughed into a crowd of people gathered outside the Finsbury Park mosque just after midnight on Monday. I saw him on TV and recognised him straight away. They added: "Its madness. It's madness. It is obviously sheer madness", the family's statement said. British Prime Minister Theresa May has visited the Finsbury mosque in L...

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  • USA senators worry about rush over healthcare bill ahead of release
USA senators worry about rush over healthcare bill ahead of release

If dropped, it could cost the bill some votes from conservatives which could prove to be a problem as Senate Republicans can only afford to lose two party votes of the 52. "No one has shared it, we used to complain like hell when the democrats ran the Affordable Care Act now they're... we're doing the same thing", said Arizona Republican Sen.

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  • Presidential polls: BSP will back 'more capable, popular' Meira Kumar
Presidential polls: BSP will back 'more capable, popular' Meira Kumar

Meira Kumar was rumoured to be the party's frontrunner all this while. He, however, said a detailed discussion would be held on the matter within the JD (U). The Shiv Sena, a key constituent of the BJP-led coalition, on Tuesday said it would back the BJP's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind , saying he is a "simple and decent human being".

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