• Karen Handel wins Georgia's 6th congressional district
Karen Handel wins Georgia's 6th congressional district

Rep. Brian Mast , R-Palm City, campaigned last month for Karen Handel in a high-stakes special House race in Georgia. "Focus on the future". A loss is a loss, and this was a big one for Democrats. "But Democrats can not let this defeat tamper our enthusiasm". And after Democrats spent $25 million in a losing effort, it may be more hard looking...

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  • Senate GOP leaders will present health bill this week
Senate GOP leaders will present health bill this week

But later, he simply chortled when asked if he was confident the measure would pass, a victory that would elude him if just three of the 52 GOP senators voted no. A majority of voters in deeply red congressional districts oppose the health care overhaul approved by the House last month, a finding that could complicate efforts to get the legisla...

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  • Otto Warmbier's family objects to autopsy
Otto Warmbier's family objects to autopsy

South Korean President Moon Jae-in expressed condolences to Warmbier's family, according to the Korean publication Chosun Ilbo . Senators John McCain and Marco Rubio did not mince their words as they expressed outrage over the death of the 22-year-old, who was released back to the U.S.

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  • Shiv Sena Agrees to Back Kovind, Opposition Braces For Contest
Shiv Sena Agrees to Back Kovind, Opposition Braces For Contest

Kovind is likely to file his papers on June 23, BJP president Amit Shah said after a almost two-hour meeting of the BJP parliamentary board. A final call on the anti-Kovind candidate will be taken at a meeting of the opposition front on June 22, Raja said.

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  • Georgia Dems search for upsides in House loss
Georgia Dems search for upsides in House loss

Focus on the future. And as shorthand for "liberal", you can't get much better than the House minority leader from San Francisco. South Carolina Democratic House candidate Joe Cunningham, who is running to unseat Rep. "The fight to defeat President Trump's and the Republican majority's extreme agenda is more important than ever", he said. Tha...

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  • GOP has chance to show us on health bill
GOP has chance to show us on health bill

With a 52-48 Senate majority, Republicans can afford to lose only two votes to pass a health care bill . Ted Cruz, a member of a core group of 13 Republicans who have been working on the legislation, told reporters the bill did not yet do enough to lower health insurance premiums.

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  • North Korea detainee's death investigated
North Korea detainee's death investigated

Japan says at least several dozen of its nationals are being held in the country. Warmbier had planned to study in China during his third year of college and had heard about travel companies offering trips to North Korea . And we will continue to hopefully build on the relationship and the dialogue that we've had with China. A North Kore...

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  • U.S. sends supersonic bombers in show of force against North Korea
U.S. sends supersonic bombers in show of force against North Korea

He was returned home in a coma last week after 17 months. Trump announced Monday that Warmier has died . Short of a total ban, Sen John McCain , Republican-Arizona, proposed that prospective American travellers complete a form declaring they won't hold the United States government responsible for what happens.

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  • UK's Hammond says new UK-EU regulatory process needed after Brexit
UK's Hammond says new UK-EU regulatory process needed after Brexit

Philip Hammond said the United Kingdom would take a "pragmatic approach" to how London's financial sector is supervised once Britain leaves the bloc. Philip Hammond made the remarks during his annual Mansion House speech , delivered today, and acknowledged that the European Investment Bank (EIB), and the European Investment Fund (EIF), had...

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  • Sky Sports Dampen Cristiano Ronaldo Excitement With Their Latest Update
Sky Sports Dampen Cristiano Ronaldo Excitement With Their Latest Update

But Perez said: "We have not received any offers and what we think is that Ronaldo is a Real Madrid player and will continue to be just as the rest". The frenzy of speculation began soon after Ronaldo was accused last week of a 14.7 million euro tax evasion through offshore companies. Perez, a 70-year-old construction magnate, was elected uno...

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  • Handel to make Georgia history as its first GOP congresswoman
Handel to make Georgia history as its first GOP congresswoman

Seth Moulton (D-MA). The latest GOP victor is Karen Handel , who won about 52 percent of the vote in Georgia's 6th Congressional District to quell the upstart phenomenon of Jon Ossoff , a 30-year-old Democrat who raised more than $23 million and became a symbol of opposition to President Donald Trump .

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  • Former Homeland Security chief says Russian cyberattacks didn't alter ballots
Former Homeland Security chief says Russian cyberattacks didn't alter ballots

Rep. Jackie Speier on Wednesday disputed former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson's contention that the Democratic National Committee declined his agency's help after its computers were hacked by Russian Federation during last year's election.

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  • United Kingdom police: 58 presumed dead in Grenfell Tower blaze
United Kingdom police: 58 presumed dead in Grenfell Tower blaze

The commander warned again the numbers may change "for a number of reasons" adding that it's possible that families of some of the victims may not have known they had loved ones in the building at the time of the blaze. He said: "I absolutely understand the frustration of why figures haven't been released earlier". Angry protesters chanting "We w...

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  • French defence minister quits over fake jobs claims
French defence minister quits over fake jobs claims

Goulard is one of several French politicians who allegedly used European Parliament salaries to fund work on their own political parties. Have you read Trendiee Today? Ferrand, a close ally of Macron's who helped manage the now-President's election campaign, has been caught up in allegations that he and his domestic partner benefited improper...

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  • Trump Boasts About Republican Wins in Special Congressional Elections
Trump Boasts About Republican Wins in Special Congressional Elections

What's interesting is what all this money and activity did, and didn't do. More than $25M poured into Ossoff's campaign coffers, much from the Hollywood celebrity crowd of Jane Fonda, Chelsea Handler, Sam Waterston, Mark Ruffalo, Samuel L.

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  • Care bill would roll back Medicaid and ACA's taxes
Care bill would roll back Medicaid and ACA's taxes

The House passed a healthcare bill in May only after the legislation was amended to win votes from conservatives. Senator Paul is not part of the negotiations. Scrapping Obama's 2010 statute is a top priority of Trump and the GOP, but internal divisions have slowed its progress through the Republican-controlled Congress.

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  • NAFTA Agriculture Ministers See 'Few' Differences Over Trade
NAFTA Agriculture Ministers See 'Few' Differences Over Trade

Labor unions, including the United Auto Workers (UAW), have expressed support for President Donald Trump's plan to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement ( NAFTA ) in a letter to the U.S. First, when NAFTA took effect in January 1994, trade between the US and Mexico was only $50 billion each way. This type of development makes ...

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  • Rolando header secures crucial point against Russian Federation
Rolando header secures crucial point against Russian Federation

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico , at the Kazan Arena, Russia , Sunday, June 18, 2017. The Madrid star has been making headlines in recent weeks following accusations that he defrauded Spanish tax authorities out of €14.7 million. "We knew this was going to be...

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  • Saudi king names son heir as new generation encircles throne
Saudi king names son heir as new generation encircles throne

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Mohammed bin Salman in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. He also stressed his keenness on furthering the bilateral cooperation in various fields, the report said. He previously served as an adviser to the interior and defense ministries. The warm ties forged between Riyadh and Washington...

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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation jet intercepts Russian minister's plane
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation jet intercepts Russian minister's plane

A Russian jet flew within 5 feet (1.5 meters) of a US reconnaissance plane's wing tip over the Baltic Sea on Monday, US officials say. "As the aircraft did not identify themselves or respond to air traffic control, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation fighter jets scrambled to identify them, according to standard procedure", the statement read.

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