• DUP warn that deal with Tories
DUP warn that deal with Tories "can't be taken for granted"

Brussels wants Britain to pay up to €100 billion to meet its liabilities, and it wants a guarantee on the rights of European Union citizens living the United Kingdom, and vice versa. It prompted Conservative sources to insist the party was "continuing to work towards" an arrangement with the DUP . During previous talks processes, the small...

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  • Huge GOP Turnout Doomed Democrat in Georgia
Huge GOP Turnout Doomed Democrat in Georgia

Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg weighed in on Democrat Jon Ossoff's loss in the special election for Georgia's 6th district during an appearance on The View on Wednesday. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 House Democrat, remarked that "we had no business winning those districts" due to their GOP allegiance....

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  • US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border: Statement
US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border: Statement

A US warplane shot down an armed Iranian drone over Syrian territory on Tuesday . USA forces said on Tuesday they had shot down an armed "pro-Syrian regime" drone near the garrison. It said the Coalition forces were manning an outpost northeast of At Tanf where it provides training and advice to its partnered forces against the ISIS group.

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  • Special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching
Special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching

According to OpenSecrets.org, the two major outside spenders were the Congressional Leadership Fund, which spent over $6.5 million backing Handel, and the National Republican Congressional Committee, which spent $6.7 million. "Ossoff race better be a wake up call for Democrats - business as usual isn't working", tweeted Representative Seth Mou...

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  • Defense Secretary Mattis condemns North Korea following Otto Warmbier's death
Defense Secretary Mattis condemns North Korea following Otto Warmbier's death

Warmbier, but I believe it is quite clear that they have a heavy responsibility in the process that led to his death", Moon said . Tillerson said he was unable to provide an update on the status of the other three Americans now held in North Korea.

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  • Egypt Sends Fuel Tankers To Gaza To Ease Power Crisis
Egypt Sends Fuel Tankers To Gaza To Ease Power Crisis

Egypt on Wednesday opened its borders with the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip and delivered industrial fuels for operating the sole power plant that has been inoperative since middle of April, officials said. Israel has cut the power supply by nearly a third after the Palestinian Authority stopped paying Israel for electricity, arguing Hamas is not reimbur...

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  • Podhoretz: GOP Dodged a Bullet in Georgia Race
Podhoretz: GOP Dodged a Bullet in Georgia Race

For Republicans , Handel's win had to offer some reassurance in Washington. "Do you think she's doing a good job, congresswoman?" President Trump in a Wednesday evening rally slammed the Democrats for their recent losses in Congressional elections and boasted about Republican victories.

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  • Senate GOP to unveil health care bill Thursday
Senate GOP to unveil health care bill Thursday

Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, and Sen. Aides stress that the GOP plan is likely to undergo more changes in order to garner the 50 votes Republicans need to pass it. 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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  • USA and China agree to cooperate to halt North Korea nuclear threat
USA and China agree to cooperate to halt North Korea nuclear threat

North Korea continues to test missiles at an unprecedented rate, while U.S. warships and aircraft have maintained a consistent presence in the region for months. And friction between the US and North Korea increased after the death of Otto Warmbier just days after he was released from captivity. Trump's tweet about China took some advisers b...

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  • Donald Trump takes swipe at Obama on student death
Donald Trump takes swipe at Obama on student death

Chinese firms are rife with corruption-particularly those in the northeast, along the border with North Korea-and they have been in economic decline since the end of the Cold War. Seoul's Defence Ministry said the bombers engaged in routine exercises with South Korean fighter jets aimed at showing deterrence against North Korea.

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  • Suven Life Sciences Limited (SUVEN.NS) Shares Needle Moving 0.67%
Suven Life Sciences Limited (SUVEN.NS) Shares Needle Moving 0.67%

Global equity indexes provider MSCI announced Tuesday that beginning in June 2018, it will include China A-shares in the MSCI Emerging Markets (EM) Index and the MSCI ACWI Index . The acceptance of some Chinese A shares into MSCI's Emerging Markets Index was seen as a symbolic win for Beijing after three failed attempts. To address...

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  • GOP senators voice concerns on eve of health care bill unveiling
GOP senators voice concerns on eve of health care bill unveiling

Senate Republicans would lower that threshold to 350 percent. "The short answer to the question is that I haven't seen it either". The third Republican, Olympia Snowe of ME, stayed on board through her committee vote, but switched to no when the bill reached the floor in December.

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  • Jon Ossoff tells his supporters the 'fight goes on'
Jon Ossoff tells his supporters the 'fight goes on'

With about 83 percent of the vote counted, Handel was ahead 52.6 percent to 47.4 percent against Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff , prompting CNN and NBC News to call the race in Handel's favour. He added that 6th District Republicans united against a Democratic candidate many saw as a tool of his national party leaders. There have also been r...

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  • US confirms killing of top Islamic State cleric
US confirms killing of top Islamic State cleric

We will slap them in the face. Sharif told The Associated Press that the missile launch reflected Irans “military power, ” though Iran has no intention of starting another war. Iran's missiles are a focus of the new sanctions bill for which the U.S. Senate voted unanimously last week. Iranian-backed forces have repeatedly breached de-conflic...

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  • Russia tame New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener
Russia tame New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener

Played out under the warm St Petersburg sun, the afternoon began with a colourful and entertaining opening ceremony featuring a cast of 12 dancers and more than 2,000 artists. At the Under-20 World Cup, one decision causing confusion after advice from referee assistants watching replays was a red card for an Italy defender in a quarterfinals win...

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  • US Senate finally set to unveil Obamacare replacement bill
US Senate finally set to unveil Obamacare replacement bill

Republican senators voiced concern on Wednesday about a plan to overhaul the US healthcare system, fearing a rush to consider the major legislation as their party's leaders prepare to unveil it. But Medicaid's population is considerably poorer and sicker than the overall population of Americans who buy health care. "Believe me, I'm even more ea...

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  • Trump takes victory lap after Republicans' special elections wins
Trump takes victory lap after Republicans' special elections wins

The hope for Democrat Jon Ossoff who was beaten by Republican Karen Handel was President Donald Trump . For Trump , his flawless record in congressional races come amid his presidency's rocky start that includes a federal probe of his campaign's possible ties to Russian officials, a reported obstruction of justice investigation focused ...

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  • Portugal fires: Plane crashes while fighting deadly blazes
Portugal fires: Plane crashes while fighting deadly blazes

Officials with the Portuguese government and the Civil Protection Agency said they could not confirm the crash. Earlier reports suggested that firefighters, backed by water-dumping planes, had tamed 70 per cent of the blaze. Officials have said communications were knocked out in the initial fierce fires when most people died, affecting mobile and...

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  • Draft Senate healthcare bill would link subsidies to income
Draft Senate healthcare bill would link subsidies to income

How much of that will be retained in the Senate rewrite? Sanders said the earlier version of the bill would "jeopardize the medical care of 49 percent of children and the 26 percent of Vermont seniors and people with disabilities who rely on Medicaid".

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  • What people traveling to Cuba should know about Trump's restrictions
What people traveling to Cuba should know about Trump's restrictions

The new Trump policy will also prohibit most commercial transactions that allow money to flow to the Cuban military. The White House says it's willing to negotiate more favorable terms with Cuba , but only if the Castro regime allows free and fair elections and releases political prisoners.

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