• Dem loss in Georgia special election underscores challenges
Dem loss in Georgia special election underscores challenges

Rep. Joe Crowley of NY, chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, said that there are 71 districts that will be more favourable for Democrats to contest than the one in Georgia . What exactly it is, and whether they can fix it, will be debated in the weeks and months ahead. And while they managed, compared to 2016 results, to narrow Republican ca...

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  • Escalation in Syria: US Downs Syrian Plane, Iran Launches Missiles at ISIS
Escalation in Syria: US Downs Syrian Plane, Iran Launches Missiles at ISIS

On Sunday, Iran lobbed ballistic missiles at IS targets in eastern Syria, the first such attack it has carried out anywhere since at least 2001. The two countries support opposite sides in the conflicts in Syria and Yemen. Guard spokesman Gen. Ramazan Sharif told The Associated Press on Tuesday the force's "local sources and drone films say t...

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  • Littleton police officer reported missing during mountain climbing outing in Russian Federation
Littleton police officer reported missing during mountain climbing outing in Russian Federation

According to the page, Beare's family and friends are working with professional climber Don Bowie, of Canada, to organize a private search team of highly trained and experienced mountain climbers and rescuers. Beare and bring him back to his family safely", Coffman wrote in a letter that also was sent to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Steven B...

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  • UK Parliament Holds Minute Of Silence For Victims Of Recent Attacks
UK Parliament Holds Minute Of Silence For Victims Of Recent Attacks

London's police chief says detectives are still trying to determine the cause of the death of a man who died during the attack near Finsbury Park Mosque. Simpson wept as she told Mahmoud that Osborne's van attack on worshippers leaving prayers just after midnight, leaving one person dead and 10 injured, was un-Christian and un-British.

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  • Trump returns to Iowa and unhappy independent voters
Trump returns to Iowa and unhappy independent voters

McConnell says Republicans will have a "discussion dr". A second conservative, Mike Lee, R-Utah, complained about not seeing the legislation despite being on the working group of senators assigned to craft it. "Not only would this repeal risk the health of women and their babies, it would result in increased medical costs overall", he said. The sta...

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  • Man, woman found dead with gunshot wounds
Man, woman found dead with gunshot wounds

The auto, a maroon sedan, appeared to have crashed into the median separating the eastbound and westbound lanes of the Skyway, CBS Chicago reports . She was shot several times in the body, police said. After the man got out, the vehicle kept moving. The shooting took place at 88th and the Skyway going eastbound. Police and Illinois Department o...

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  • Mattis vents United States frustration over North Korea
Mattis vents United States frustration over North Korea

A June 21 report in Britain's Telegraph noted that senior officials from China and the United States would meet that day to discuss North Korea's military ambitions, amid concern that the communist state is preparing for a sixth nuclear test.

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  • GOP senators complain on eve of health care bill unveiling
GOP senators complain on eve of health care bill unveiling

While a draft of the bill is expected to be released Thursday, Senate Republicans have yet to disclose concrete details about the bill's exact terms, including whether funding will be awarded to Planned Parenthood, a women's health organization that, in addition to other programs, provides abortion services.

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  • Rebels among UK's ruling Conservatives to scupper 'no-deal' Brexit
Rebels among UK's ruling Conservatives to scupper 'no-deal' Brexit

Frenchman Barnier struck a firm tone as he said the timetable for Britain's divorce after four troubled decades of membership made sense. Davis, who had warned the EU's timetable would risk an early collapse of the talks, said after meeting Barnier that backtracking on London's preferences was not a sign of "weakness".

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  • Theresa May apologises for shambolic response to Grenfell Tower disaster
Theresa May apologises for shambolic response to Grenfell Tower disaster

The mass "Day of Rage" demonstration is timed to coincide with the state opening of parliament Wednesday. On Wednesday, May apologized for the government's failure to handle the disaster and pledged that the families of victims would be paid legal costs for the damage caused by the fire.

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  • Shiv Sena to back Ram Nath Kovind
Shiv Sena to back Ram Nath Kovind

He has made a special place in the hearts of people of Bihar . There is still a possibility that cross-voting may take place, but as things stand, the July 17 election may end up being a mere formality. Kovind also has a Bihar connection and belongs to the maha-Dalit community. Extending support to Mr Kovind, the Odisha Chief Minister, who has...

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  • May's deal with DUP unlikely this week - DUP source
May's deal with DUP unlikely this week - DUP source

They have until a June 29 deadline to agree a way forward after Sinn Fein collapsed the Stormont Executive earlier this year amid deepening mistrust and worsening relations with the Democratic Unionist Party. Having called a snap election in the hope of securing an increased majority to deliver Brexit in a "strong and stable" way, Mrs May acknowled...

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  • UK's Prince Philip admitted to hospital
UK's Prince Philip admitted to hospital

Buckingham Palace confirmed that the Duke of Edinburgh went into hospital last night as a "precautionary measure" , and that he is being treated for an infection arising from a pre-existing condition. A Buckingham Palace representative stated, "His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh has decided that he will no longer carry out public engagem...

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  • House Intel Probe to Hear From Ex-Obama Homeland Security Chief
House Intel Probe to Hear From Ex-Obama Homeland Security Chief

FBI Assistant Director of Counterintelligence Bill Priestap testified Wednesday that Russians created fake news reports and propaganda that was spread online. Testifying before the Congressional committee, an official from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) confirmed the number of states targeted by hackers seeking to affect the electoral ...

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  • Trump says China 'tried' but failed on North Korea
Trump says China 'tried' but failed on North Korea

Warmbier", he said, adding that at least 10 Americans were freed from North Korea under Obama . "At least I know China tried!" On Monday, American Otto Warmbier died just days after being released from 17 months of captivity in North Korea.

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  • Presidential polls: JD(U) supports Ram Nath Kovind's nomination, to skip Opposition's meeting
Presidential polls: JD(U) supports Ram Nath Kovind's nomination, to skip Opposition's meeting

The JD-U has nearly "decided" to support NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind who earlier served as the Governor of Bihar, according to media reports . "We do not want oppose just for the sake of it. Ram Nath Kovind is a good person". Kumar's explanation, though, is not cutting much ice with the Congress and Left leaders - as they fi...

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  • Congress asks Amitabh to withdraw from GST ad
Congress asks Amitabh to withdraw from GST ad

Meanwhile, all states and Union Territories, barring Jammu and Kashmir, have passed their State GST Act, paving the way for rollout of the Goods and Services Tax from the mid-night of June 30-July 1. "And why use an icon and his credibility to fool them?" he asked demanded. A video featuring Bachchan has been released by the government in which t...

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  • Sack Lalu's sons from Bihar ministry: Sushil Modi
Sack Lalu's sons from Bihar ministry: Sushil Modi

The Income Tax Department has already acted on the "expose" about the RJD chief's family amassing benami properties worth more than Rs 1,000 crore by ordering provisional attachment of 14 properties in Delhi and Patna to the tune of Rs 170-80 crore, he told reporters.

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  • 14 municipalities lose clean audit status
14 municipalities lose clean audit status

Fruitless and wasteful expenditure was 21% lower in 2015-16 than in the previous year at R901 million. "Irregular expenditure does not necessarily represent wastage or mean that fraud has been committed", he said . The auditor general considers 65% of municipalities' financial health as concerning or requiring intervention. "This needs to be c...

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  • State celebrates International Yoga Day
State celebrates International Yoga Day

Last year, the Indian High Commission in Dhaka organized a yoga session at the Mirpur indoor stadium in Dhaka. Dhaka - Several thousand men and women joined an open session for Yoga in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka to mark the International Day of Yoga on Wednesday.

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