• Death of U.S. student held by North Korea shocks fellow ex-detainees
Death of U.S. student held by North Korea shocks fellow ex-detainees

They said it should be a "call to action to those in the position to protect our American citizens here at home AND overseas". Trump - who frequently denounced China on the campaign trail - has turned to Beijing to help pressure its ally North Korea , prompting concern among Asian partners that America might go easy on the South China Sea terr...

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  • Putin sarcastically offers Comey political asylum in Russia
Putin sarcastically offers Comey political asylum in Russia

What is then the difference between the Federal Bureau of Investigation director and [Edward] Snowden? "He is then not a special service head but a human rights advocate who defends a certain position", said Putin. Last month, he modified his denial that Russia had meddled in the 2016 presidential election by saying that if it had happened, it woul...

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  • Democratic lawmaker criticizes party brand, Pelosi
Democratic lawmaker criticizes party brand, Pelosi

Ossoff, a 30-year-old documentary filmmaker-turned-Democratic politician, lost to Handel Tuesday night in a closely-watched election that many observers characterized as a referendum on Donald Trump's presidency thus far. "One of the disappointing things from the last couple days is that that approach has a little bit of punch to it, it still mov...

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  • How Close Were Georgia And South Carolina Election's?
How Close Were Georgia And South Carolina Election's?

Republican Karen Handel defeated Ossoff by almost four percentage points , more than twice Trump's November margin. The race for Georgia's 6th district was the most expensive House race in United States history. "All the Fake News, all the money spent = 0", he tweeted , apparently believing that there had been a fifth race. Even in Ge...

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  • Dem says 'we can do better' than GOP health plan
Dem says 'we can do better' than GOP health plan

President Trump, who campaigned on repealing Obamacare , publicly lauded the passage of the House bill , but privately called it " mean " and said he hoped the Senate version would be more "generous". McConnell did stress that the bill includes tax breaks, however, to help the poor purchase affordable coverage. Because of parliamentary ...

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  • President Trump says he didn't tape his conversations with Comey
President Trump says he didn't tape his conversations with Comey

Trump took to social media Thursday afternoon and confirmed he did not make "any such recordings". A White House spokesman did not respond to a question on whether White House counsel Don McGahn would have a role. On that note, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says that Trump's tweets cause a "new wrinkle in global diplomacy". After weeks o...

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  • GOP opposition imperils Senate health care bill
GOP opposition imperils Senate health care bill

When asked if he believed a vote would happen this next week, Paul said that it "seemed like a short time ". "So, really, it is about the details". "If premiums continue to rise after we hold a press conference claiming to have repealed Obamacare , that's a disaster".

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  • Teenage Muslim girl beaten to death in US
Teenage Muslim girl beaten to death in US

In Virginia, neither police nor witnesses interviewed by The Associated Press said they saw anything to make them think the teenagers were targeted over their religion. "It's definitely terrifying because I'm young and I'm Muslim", she said. Thousands of mourners turned out to pay their respects to a Muslim girl bludgeoned to death with a basebal...

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  • Firefighting airplane crashes in Portugal
Firefighting airplane crashes in Portugal

It is being described as Portugal's deadliest forest fire on record. An additional 157 people were listed as injured, the emergency services said. By the evening, firefighters - 1,500 were mobilised in all - and firefighting planes were concentrating on fires in the area around Pampilhosa.

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  • EU's Donald Tusk says Brexit can be reversed
EU's Donald Tusk says Brexit can be reversed

She did so despite the fact that she knew that these were red lines for her European partners insofar as granting the United Kingdom continued favorable access to the Single Market. There may be sticking points with Brussels , such as the cut-off date for European Union citizens in Britain to retain rights under the bloc's free movement rules.

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  • Trump rallies in Iowa following GOP victory in Georgia
Trump rallies in Iowa following GOP victory in Georgia

Karen Handel , Republican, defeated Jon Ossoff of the Democratic Party in a special election for vacated seats in the House of Representatives, specifically Georgia's Sixth district that Republicans have controlled for almost 40 years.

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  • 'Islamic State'-allied militants occupy school in Philippines
'Islamic State'-allied militants occupy school in Philippines

Encinas said the gunmen had planted improvised bombs around the school, a small building in a rural area, and that soldiers had surrounded it. However, he said the military was investigating whether around five civilians were still with the militants.

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  • South Korea's Moon hopes to meet North's Kim until end of 2017
South Korea's Moon hopes to meet North's Kim until end of 2017

According to former Defense Secretary William J. Perry, playing along with North Korea's rules is the only way to keep on delaying a future attack on the American soil, which is inevitable. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said. The US and North Korea have no diplomatic relations. When asked about frustration in Washington that Moon's admin...

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  • In Georgia, Republicans celebrate while Dems seek upsides
In Georgia, Republicans celebrate while Dems seek upsides

Handel will succeed Tom Price, who is now the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services, in her role as a member of the house of representatives. I can not stress enough how important it is to contact as many Republicans in Congress as possible with this message: "I urge you to support the president".

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  • Virginia man charged with giving secret documents to China
Virginia man charged with giving secret documents to China

Mallory faces charges that could send him to prison for and possibly carry the death penalty if certain allegations are proven. " Kevin Mallory was previously entrusted with Top Secret clearance and therefore had access to classified information, which he allegedly shared and planned to continue sharing with representatives of a foreign governme...

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  • EU President Says Not 'Impossible' for UK to Stay in Bloc
EU President Says Not 'Impossible' for UK to Stay in Bloc

Once she leaves, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, will give his assessment of the start of talks, and the 27 leaders will discuss their next steps. "While Britain says that they want to leave the customs union and intend to leave the single market, they also say that they want a free trade agreement and numerous elements of free ...

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  • Australia resumes anti-IS air raids in Syria
Australia resumes anti-IS air raids in Syria

In a statement on Tuesday, US forces said the drone was sacked on after it " displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces ", and a Western intelligence source said the so-called UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle ) was Iranian . Russian Federation said Washington had failed to use the line - a vital incident-prevention tool - before ta...

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  • Mexico's Salcedo to miss rest of Confederations Cup
Mexico's Salcedo to miss rest of Confederations Cup

Just 27 minutes in Osorio got into a heated exchange with the New Zealand bench, and in the process he dropped a couple of f-bombs that got picked up by a field mic. Skipper Akinfeev kept his side in it when he clawed away Silva's 50th-minute header from close range, and he was in the right place at the right time to repel Cedric Soares long-rang...

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  • The race in Georgia's sixth district
The race in Georgia's sixth district

He says his party's "brand" has turned "toxic". Fully one-third of Pelosi's 193 House Democrats now come from just three states, the usual liberal suspects of California, New York and MA, not the crucial Heartland. "And we've lost that message". "So you want me to sing my praises, is that what you're saying?" the California Democrat remar...

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  • China's efforts on N. Korea not working
China's efforts on N. Korea not working

China said Wednesday it has made "unremitting" efforts to ease tensions with North Korea after US President Donald Trump tweeted that Beijing had not succeeded in helping. Delury, of Yonsei University, said Beijing could apply more pressure by suspending tour groups from North Korea until US prisoners are released. The Chinese government as...

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