• Congress hears sinister tale of Russia election meddling
Congress hears sinister tale of Russia election meddling

Special counsel Robert Mueller, conducting an inquiry into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials, leaves Capitol Hill on. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a former FBI director, met on Wednesday with senior Senate Judiciary Committee members to ensure there was no conflict between his investigation of potential collusio...

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  • Gatland wrong to 'apply pressure' on referee, says All Blacks coach
Gatland wrong to 'apply pressure' on referee, says All Blacks coach

Gatland sprang a surprise by naming Peter O'Mahony as captain, replacing Sam Warburton , who goes to the bench. The selections mean that both teams start with 13 from the 15 that started the games against Samoa and the Maori All Blacks last week respectively, the latter a surprisingly comfortably 32-10 win for the Lions .

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  • GOP senators now oppose health bill
GOP senators now oppose health bill

Postman and a half-dozen other demonstrators, some carrying signs, gathered outside the Muskie building to urge Collins to vote down the Senate version of the replacement for the Affordable Care Act that was revealed Thursday after weeks of secret deliberations by Republican senators.

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  • After Vote, Party Leaders Say Perimeter Remains Battleground
After Vote, Party Leaders Say Perimeter Remains Battleground

With 100% of the votes counted, Handel outnumbered Democratic presidential candidate Jon Ossof by five points in the most expensive electoral race in the history of the United States. BENNETT: Like Ryan, Congressman Seth Moulton of MA is also venting about the loss. But the President said the goal of Democrats is obvious right now.

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  • Obama's plan to severely punish Putin for election interference
Obama's plan to severely punish Putin for election interference

On Thursday, Trump claimed in tweets that last year's hacking of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and other political groups was a "hoax" created by the Democratic Party. Putin and Obama had a notoriously icy relationship that accompanied a steep decline in relations between the U.S. and Russian Federation. This month, Comey testi...

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  • Al Jazeera on the brink of being shut down
Al Jazeera on the brink of being shut down

Demand for Indian produce in Qatar rose from early June after Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Egypt , Bahrain and Yemen severed diplomatic ties with Qatar and blocked access to Doha , Qatar's capital, by land, sea, and air, over allegations that Qatar funds terrorism - an accusation that Qatar denies.

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  • Learning From the Georgia Special Congressional Election
Learning From the Georgia Special Congressional Election

Ossoff's loss is the latest in a string of Democratic losses in all three other special congressional elections that have taken place this year. "The Georgia results ought to be a warning shot for Democrats, not a battle cry. "It is possible that he could actually get re-elected if Democrats aren't careful". And Republicans say just narrow...

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  • North Korea Denies Responsibility in Warmbier's Death, Slams Washington
North Korea Denies Responsibility in Warmbier's Death, Slams Washington

In addition to being able to tell America just how "modernized" North Korea has become since his last visit, Rodman says his trip also allowed him to do some good. "Our relevant agencies treat all criminals. thoroughly in accordance with domestic laws and global standards and Warmbier was not an exception", a spokesman for the National Reconciliati...

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  • USA shoots down 'pro-Syrian' drone made by Iran
USA shoots down 'pro-Syrian' drone made by Iran

On June 18, the coalition shot down a Syrian SU-22 fighter-bomber after it attacked SDF positions. Tensions have also flared between U.S. forces and the Syrian regime further north, where the coalition is supporting an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters battling to oust IS from the city of Raqa.

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  • Arlene Foster Letter On Same-Sex Marriage Released
Arlene Foster Letter On Same-Sex Marriage Released

Speaking last week, the politician claimed she had no recollection of sending the correspondence to the administration in Edinburgh. Mr Biagi tweeted about the existence of the letter after the United Kingdom general election, amid increased focus in Britain on the DUP's conservative stance on social issues such as gay marriage.

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  • Democrats seethe after Georgia loss:
Democrats seethe after Georgia loss: "Our brand is worse than Trump's"

Right before the moment, CNN's Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash pointed out that the district was one where Democrats should have been more competitive after Mitt Romney won by double digits and President Donald Trump won it by just over one percentage point.

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  • News updates as Donald Trump says China failed on North Korea
News updates as Donald Trump says China failed on North Korea

A funeral for Otto will be held on Thursday at 9 a.m.at his former high school Wyoming High School, located at 106 Pendery Ave. Mourners have gathered for the funeral of a U.S. "They have a diplomatic responsibility to assert much greater economic and diplomatic pressure on the regime if they want to prevent further escalation in the region", sai...

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  • Karen Handel victory in Georgia feted by Republicans
Karen Handel victory in Georgia feted by Republicans

When asked about the President's comments, Pelosi said "I think they wrote that for him, it's a classic Republican line". I'm a strategic, politically astute leader. GEOFF BENNETT, BYLINE: Democrats have racked up defeats in Kansas , Montana and, as of last night, SC and Georgia . But the President said the goal of Democrats is obvious ...

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  • United Kingdom acquires apartments for tenants displaced by tower fire
United Kingdom acquires apartments for tenants displaced by tower fire

The new expert group will include representatives from the social housing and fire sectors and will be chaired by the Welsh Government's chief fire and rescue adviser Des Tidbury. He said the supposed threat was "absolutely despicable". Residents evacuated from Grenfell Tower are set to move into a £2bn luxury complex in the heart of Kensington, ...

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  • Kasich: I have 'deep concerns' about Senate health plan
Kasich: I have 'deep concerns' about Senate health plan

Bob Casey, of Pennsylvania, said in a statement . "She has a number of concerns and will be particularly interested in examining the forthcoming CBO analysis on the impact on insurance coverage, the effect on insurance premiums, and the changes in the Medicaid program", Clark said.

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  • Mourners in OH remember USA student held prisoner by North Korea
Mourners in OH remember USA student held prisoner by North Korea

Warmbier's death fanned a conflict between the North and the United States that was already aggravated by North Korea's defiant missile launches and two nuclear tests since early past year as part of its effort to build a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of hitting the U.S.

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  • Senate releases new health care draft
Senate releases new health care draft

Medicaid provides health care not only to the poor, but also to elderly and disabled Americans, who account for 60 percent of the cost. A Reuters/Ipsos poll found almost 60 percent of adults believed the House bill would make insurance costlier for low-income Americans and people with pre-existing conditions.

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  • Twin blasts rock market in Pakistan's north-west, 15 killed
Twin blasts rock market in Pakistan's north-west, 15 killed

Twenty-seven people were killed and 175 people were hurt in Parachinar, a town in the Kurrum Agency, when two bombs exploded in a market, local political agent Basir Khan told CNN. A breakaway Taliban faction later claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was part of the militants' campaign to enforce Islamic law. "A motorcycle was also d...

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  • Funeral for US college student who died after North Korean detention
Funeral for US college student who died after North Korean detention

A drone, which had been photographing a controversial U.S. missile defence shield, was discovered early June after it crashed close to a sensitive military installation along the heavily fortified border, Seoul's military said . Doctors in the USA said Warmbier had severe brain damage and was in a state of "unresponsive wakefulness". Warmbier, a...

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  • New blow to GOP health bill: Nevada GOP Sen. Heller opposes
New blow to GOP health bill: Nevada GOP Sen. Heller opposes

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, which represents health insurers covering more than 100 million people in the USA, said it will continue to push for a replacement for Obamacare's coverage requirement as well. But those mandates also made policies more costly, prompting complaints from those who don't want such a rich benefits package. She s...

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