• Nancy Pelosi: 'I'm worth the trouble.' Conservatives agree
Nancy Pelosi: 'I'm worth the trouble.' Conservatives agree

Warner responded to President Donald Trump's tweet that there are no recordings of his private conversations with fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , saying, "This administration never ceases to amaze me". "I think I'm worth the trouble". Pelosi says the Democratic base is energized, adding, "We must now put forth our ...

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  • Pyongyang denies torturing United States student who died after release from North Korea
Pyongyang denies torturing United States student who died after release from North Korea

Warmbier had been on a tourist trip to North Korea when he was detained and sentenced to hard labour early a year ago for allegedly stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel. "Otto's a young, thrill-seeking, great kid who was going to be in that part of the world for a college experience and said, 'Hey, I've heard some friends who have ...

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  • Tropical storm remnants driving heavy rain, thunderstorms toward Chattanooga region
Tropical storm remnants driving heavy rain, thunderstorms toward Chattanooga region

National Hurricane Center said . The National Hurricane Center also warned of the possibility of a few tornadoes Thursday "from the lower MS and Tennessee Valley regions to the central Gulf Coast". The remnants of the tropical storm actually began tracking northward Thursday. The showers and thunderstorms could continue overnight into Saturd...

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  • Georgia 6th: Karen Handel to be sworn in on Monday
Georgia 6th: Karen Handel to be sworn in on Monday

A handful of House Democrats - from Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.) to Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), who Pelosi beat for re-election to her leadership post late previous year - have raised fears that their party may not be able to win back the House with Pelosi leading the caucus.

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  • Pelosi Blows Off Calls to Step Down
Pelosi Blows Off Calls to Step Down

Pelosi beat back a leadership challenge late a year ago from Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH), with two-thirds of her caucus supporting her. "We need a winning strategy and I think the first step to getting a winning strategy is a change in leadership", Rice said on CNN .

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  • Opposition leaders meet to decide on prez nominee
Opposition leaders meet to decide on prez nominee

Sources said a contest for the country's top constitutional post is on the cards as the majority in the opposition sees it an "ideological battle" that has to fought. We are 17 parties who came together on the issue. While talking to reporters after the meeting of opposition parties, Lalu Prasad Yadav appealed Nitish Kumar to rethink over his dec...

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  • Donald Trumps state visit to United Kingdom in doubt
Donald Trumps state visit to United Kingdom in doubt

Lawmakers will have to approve the speech in a vote, expected on June 29, that will be a de facto vote of confidence. But the gamble backfired spectacularly. "There was talk of investment in the security service, but not the police, doctors, and nurses who provide the services we rely on - they, presumably will face a seventh year of zero or one pe...

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  • Frustrated Dems face steep challenge to unseat Pelosi
Frustrated Dems face steep challenge to unseat Pelosi

House contest in history. "It's fair to say nearly every cent has been raised through the prism of, 'we need to hold the Republican majority to prevent Nancy Pelosi from passing her far-left agenda, '" said Jesse Hunt, a spokesman for the National Republican Congressional Committee - the House GOP's campaign arm.

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  • United Kingdom plan for citizens' rights is vague and inadequate — European Union leaders
United Kingdom plan for citizens' rights is vague and inadequate — European Union leaders

She stressed that the dialogue would continue. Macron said it is for Barnier to examine the offer. Speaking alongside French president Emmanuel Macron in a rare joint press conference which was a mark of both sides' determination to show Paris and Berlin driving the EU, Mrs Merkel described the May plan as a "good beginning", but added that the...

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  • Democratic Rep.: We Can't 'Push Aside a Great Leader Like Nancy Pelosi'
Democratic Rep.: We Can't 'Push Aside a Great Leader Like Nancy Pelosi'

Ouch. Other Democratic leaders are signaling signs of mutiny against House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi . Republican Karen Handel declared victory in Georgia's 6th Congressional District with a promise that she'll work to gain the confidence of voters who backed her Democratic opponent.

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  • Terrorist 'sanctuaries' in Afghanistan responsible for recent attacks in Pak: ISPR
Terrorist 'sanctuaries' in Afghanistan responsible for recent attacks in Pak: ISPR

He also promised stringent actions against illegal border crossers. "Security tightened across the country". According to ISPR, the Army said that enemy was trying to mar festive mood of nation through cowardly acts of terrorism. Relations between the two countries have been strained since Afghan President Ashraf Ghani accused Pakistan of wagin...

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  • Scalise Recovering, in 'Fair Condition' After Alexandria Shooting
Scalise Recovering, in 'Fair Condition' After Alexandria Shooting

This person was not authorized to speak publicly about the case and spoke on condition of anonymity. The rifle-wielding attacker - James T. Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Ill. Others injured in the shooting include two Capitol Police officers, Special Agents David Bailey and Crystal Griner; Matt Mika, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods; and Zach Bart...

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  • Iran: Missile strike in Syria 'just a small slap'
Iran: Missile strike in Syria 'just a small slap'

Iran described today the missile attack against the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in the Syrian province of Deir Ez-Zour as crushing and successful, destroying command centers and weapons depots. " The Saudis and Americans are especially receivers of this message ". Israel's military Chief of Staff is disputing Iranian claims of suc...

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  • White House Responds to Comey Tape Inquiry with Trump Tweet
White House Responds to Comey Tape Inquiry with Trump Tweet

Three days later, Trump tweeted that Comey "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" Mr Mueller and Mr Comey, both former Federal Bureau of Investigation directors, worked together under George W Bush when Mr Mueller headed the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Mr Comey was deputy at...

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  • Turkish president condemns United States decision to charge bodyguards after embassy brawl
Turkish president condemns United States decision to charge bodyguards after embassy brawl

A day later, District Police Chief Peter Newsham announced arrest warrants for 12 Turks, including three police officers, plus two Canadians. "We will fight politically and judicially" against the warrants, Erdogan said in a speech in Ankara, accusing Washington DC police of allowing "terrorists" to demonstrate against him when he visited the...

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  • Sports Di Maria Bags One Year Imprisonment Over Tax Evasion
Sports Di Maria Bags One Year Imprisonment Over Tax Evasion

Ronaldo , who is in Russian Federation at the Confederations Cup playing for Portugal, has played in Spain for Real Madrid since 2009. Ronaldo signed a new five-year contract at Real nine months ago with a one billion euros buy-out clause so there are sure to be difficulties unless Real president Florentino Pérez can be persuaded to reign i...

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  • EC disqualifies MP minister Narottam Mishra for 3 years
EC disqualifies MP minister Narottam Mishra for 3 years

Congress leader Rajentra Bharti alleged that Narottam Mishra did so to enhance his prestige among the voters. Mishra then moved the Madhya Pradesh High Court and Supreme Court against the EC notice, but was not given any relief. Mishra had been disqualified from contesting for three years from today. It took the national poll panel another almo...

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  • CM, Oppn, separatists strongly condemn murder of police officer in J&K
CM, Oppn, separatists strongly condemn murder of police officer in J&K

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday had strong words for Kashmiris: "This is not how you respond to restraint on the part of the police ". "If God forbid police force will lose their patience, I do not know what will happen, " she said, adding J&K police was one of the finest forces in the country who exercise maximum restraint while deali...

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  • Mourners gather for U.S. student jailed by N Korea
Mourners gather for U.S. student jailed by N Korea

Hundreds of mourners turned out Thursday to pay final respects to Otto Warmbier, the United States student imprisoned for more than a year by North Korea and sent back home in a coma that proved fatal. On Tuesday, Mr Moon embraced a similar idea, telling CBS News host Norah O'Donnell in an interview that a freeze could be a way-station to a second ...

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  • Mattis: US conflict with China is 'not inevitable'
Mattis: US conflict with China is 'not inevitable'

Doctors at the hospital said Warmbier had suffered a severe neurological injury from an unknown cause. The North Koreans had told U.S. officials that Warmbier slipped in a coma after contracting botulism and taking a sleeping pill. He was released a week later. The newspaper suggested that Trump's behavior is common for United States presid...

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