• Trump has a crucial question for you in his latest tweet
Trump has a crucial question for you in his latest tweet

Officials also revealed what appeared to be a breakdown in communications about how severe the threat appeared, and they reported tensions the Obama administration faced in trying to publicly warn of meddling in the face of a skeptical Donald Trump .

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  • Nancy Pelosi Insists She Won't Step Down As Democratic House Minority Leader
Nancy Pelosi Insists She Won't Step Down As Democratic House Minority Leader

The Carolina outcome was closer than in Georgia but drew little national attention. "As long as Leader Pelosi is perceived as the leader of the House Democratic Caucus Republicans are going to continue to spend millions and millions of dollars in those swing districts to convince those swing voters, those independent voters, those Republican vo...

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  • Protesters crowd McConnell's office over GOP health bill; several arrested
Protesters crowd McConnell's office over GOP health bill; several arrested

The protesters, some of whom were in wheelchairs, were there to voice their opposition to health care legislation that would make deep cuts to Medicaid. Capitol police made 43 arrests while some officers were forced to drag protesters out of the building. Many were yelling, "no cuts to Medicaid", as the police attempted to herd them out of the Se...

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  • Long lines for Otto Warmbier farewell
Long lines for Otto Warmbier farewell

North Korea said on Friday the death of US university student Otto Warmbier soon after his return home was a mystery. The United States, South Korea and others often accuse North Korea of using foreign detainees to wrest diplomatic concessions.

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  • Prince Philip leaves hospital after treatment
Prince Philip leaves hospital after treatment

At this time, it is unclear what Prince Philip had been suffering with, but he has recovered enough to be released from the hospital . He traveled to King Edward VII Hospital in London by private auto, not ambulance. Precautions taken early enough to avoid any aggravation of the state of health of the prince, who left the hospital Edouard-...

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  • US Moves Towards Military Conflict with Iran, Russia: Senator Says
US Moves Towards Military Conflict with Iran, Russia: Senator Says

The Pentagon said the pro-government drone "displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces" near Syria's border with Iraq. Binskin said the jet fighters had been occupied recently supporting Iraqi security forces in retaking the city of Mosul, so the suspension had little effect on their operations.

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  • Pelosi Under Fire from Dem Colleagues in Wake of Georgia Loss
Pelosi Under Fire from Dem Colleagues in Wake of Georgia Loss

Her approval ratings are low, and while House Speaker Paul Ryan's are similarly weak, the idea of ousting Ryan doesn't animate Democratic voters the way defeating Pelosi proved to motivate conservatives in the 2010 and 2014 midterm elections, as well as the special election in Georgia .

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  • Israeli settlement construction in West Bank rises by 70%
Israeli settlement construction in West Bank rises by 70%

Jewish settlements in the West Bank, including Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem, are illegal under global law and are considered one of the main obstacles to peace. But since taking office, Trump has appeared to change his position. Kushner, a 36-year-old real estate developer with little experience of global diplomacy and peace negotiations, arriv...

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  • Leo Varadkar formally elected as Irish Prime Minister
Leo Varadkar formally elected as Irish Prime Minister

He signed the visitor's book and went into a brief private meeting with President Michael D Higgins before making his way to collect his seal of office. In his acceptance speech, Varadkar emphasised youthful energy, arguing that the politics of the past were no longer fit for goal. " Leo Varadkar will meet the many challenges we face head on".

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  • Moon watches test of Korea's longest rocket
Moon watches test of Korea's longest rocket

Citing an anonymous USA official, it reported Thursday Washington time that the North appeared to have conducted the test "within the past 24 hours". South Korean President Moon Jae-in, second from right, watches a test launch of the Hyunmoo-2 missile at the Agency for Defense Development in Anheung, South Korea, Friday, June 23, 2017.

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  • Votes for Life for expats left out of Queen's Speech
Votes for Life for expats left out of Queen's Speech

Queen Elizabeth II Wednesday unveiled the government's scaled-down agenda in her speech dominated by a host of proposed new laws created to prepare the United Kingdom for a "smooth and orderly" divorce from the European Union amidst the political uncertainty after Prime Minister Theresa May's poll debacle.

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  • North Korea tests suspected ICBM rocket engine
North Korea tests suspected ICBM rocket engine

He is scheduled to meet with President Trump in Washington this month to discuss a joint strategy on how to stop the North's pursuit of nuclear weapons . The North Korean KN-08 missile, mentioned past year by Commander of U.S. Northern Command Adm. William Gortney, can reach ranges greater than 3,400 miles, according to a recent report from the A...

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  • Trump admin set to OK surveillance drone sale to India
Trump admin set to OK surveillance drone sale to India

We like to encourage that trend. "So, we think that's very significant", a senior administration official told reporters at the White House on Friday. "The IT industry has been key to American corporate innovation and competitiveness and a majority of the top 500 USA companies use Indian IT services".

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  • Islamic militants attack Philippine village
Islamic militants attack Philippine village

The U.S. military in recent weeks deployed a P3 Orion aircraft to provide surveillance and intelligence to troops battling more than 100 gunmen holding an unspecified number of hostages in Marawi. Eliseo Garcesa, mayor of Pigcawayan, told Philippine radio that about 200 gunmen were involved in the attack. Padilla said gunmen engaged in skirmishes...

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  • British PM´s promise on citizen rights sets up European Union clash
British PM´s promise on citizen rights sets up European Union clash

There are roughly 3 million living there now. Reports in British newspapers this month said May would make a "big generous offer". Those arriving after the cut-off date but before the date of Brexit will have a "grace period" - expected to be two years - within which to regularise their immigration status with a view to later seeking settle...

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  • North Korea Conducts Another Rocket Engine Test
North Korea Conducts Another Rocket Engine Test

But South Korea's desire to improve its weapons gained urgency as the North made gains in its missile programs. A helicopter delivers fuel to the THAAD missile defense deployment site in Seongju, North Gyeongsang Province, May 2. The country's top newspaper Rodong Sinmun in May warned it was prepared to launch ICBMs at any time on orders from Kim...

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  • FBI says airport attacker tried to buy gun in US
FBI says airport attacker tried to buy gun in US

J. In the day following what federal officials are investigating as an act of terrorism , new details have emerged about the attacker who allegedly stabbed a police officer at an airport in Flint, Michigan. Ftouhi of Quebec. Ftouhi, having legally entered the US, but not as an immigrant, was denied the legal purchase of a firearm. Ftouhi,...

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  • US Senator had secret meeting with North Korea to free Otto Warmbier
US Senator had secret meeting with North Korea to free Otto Warmbier

About 2,500 mourners lined up early on Thursday morning at Wyoming High School, in the Cincinnati suburb of Wyoming. North Korea said the sentence was appropriate and called speculation that he died as a result of beating or torture "groundless".

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  • Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader
Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi defended her leadership, and her job, on Thursday in the face of needling from President Donald Trump and grumbling from fellow House Democrats exasperated after a high-profile special election loss. "Obviously people are very concerned about where we are and they want to have a conversation about where we need to...

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  • PM hails role of military in tackling terror on Armed Forces Day
PM hails role of military in tackling terror on Armed Forces Day

Toby Carvery is showing its support to the armed forces by offering all military personnel a free carvery on Armed Forces Day on Saturday June 24. In Liverpool, there will be a parade to the Waterfront from St George's Hall. Theresa May will be in the city for the national event along with the Earl of Wessex, representing the Queen, and Defence S...

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