• Rep. Moulton calls for new Democratic leadership
Rep. Moulton calls for new Democratic leadership

Handel's handy victory over Democrat Jon Ossoff follows GOP special election wins in Kansas, Montana and SC. His campaign also spent almost seven times more on advertisement time and other costs than Handel. Party leaders profess encouragement from the trends, but the latest losses mean they will have to rally donors and volunteers after ...

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  • Only handful of Senators know what's in GOP healthcare plan
Only handful of Senators know what's in GOP healthcare plan

The sources said that in some instances, the documents McConnell planned to release might suggest optional approaches for issues that remain in dispute among Republicans. A majority of the Republican resisters, known as the Freedom Caucus, say they will vote for the compromise bill even though they still think it spends too much.

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  • Johnson learned well after of DNC systems breach
Johnson learned well after of DNC systems breach

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testifies to the House Intelligence Committee task force on Capitol Hill in Washington , Wednesday, June 21, 2017, as part of the Russian Federation investigation . "The level of effort and scale required to change the outcome of a national election would make it almost impossible to avoid de...

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  • USA pushing China to rein in companies that deal with NKorea
USA pushing China to rein in companies that deal with NKorea

Trump has been counting on China to use its economic leverage with the government of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as American concern grows over the North's acceleration toward having a nuclear missile that can strike the USA mainland. "We will not be shy about raising our concerns about China's human rights record, and I was direct and candid i...

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  • Tillerson asks for 'flexibility' in Russian sanctions
Tillerson asks for 'flexibility' in Russian sanctions

Corker said he'd agreed to give Tillerson a "short window of opportunity" to reverse the deteriorating relationship between the United States and Russian Federation. Tillerson said the United States would have to work with other countries to deny North Korea access to basics such as oil and will have to consider whether to impose sanctions on those...

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  • Qatar opens new shipping routes via Oman amidst Gulf ban
Qatar opens new shipping routes via Oman amidst Gulf ban

The Saudi cabinet expressed satisfaction on Qatar-related decisions. While calling on Qatar and the Gulf nations to ease tensions, the United Nations said it is working to resolve the crises. These policies helped the region's largest airlines - Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways - to emerge as super connectors linking passengers travelli...

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  • The Next Step on North Korea
The Next Step on North Korea

Warmbier , 22, was convicted of stealing a propaganda poster while visiting North Korea and fell into a coma after he was sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years of hard labor. Korean-Americans Tony Kim and Kim Hak Song, who worked at the foreign-funded Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, were recently detained for hostile acts against ...

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  • Corker: US considering North Korea travel ban
Corker: US considering North Korea travel ban

His death led to strong condemnations of the regime and speculation about the implications. Travel agents in Asia pointed out that at the North Korean Embassy in Beijing, foreign tourists can apply for a travel visa by submitting a passport and photo at a cost of 70 euros, and receive approval within a few days for a four-to-five-day tour.

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  • S.Korean President condoles death of USA student released by Pyongyang
S.Korean President condoles death of USA student released by Pyongyang

They were joined by Japanese and Korean F-15s performing two separate bilateral missions, the official said. President Trump on Tuesday implicitly blamed his predecessor, former President Obama , for the death of American college student Otto Warmbier , calling it "a total disgrace" that the young man did not get to return home from captivity i...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy nearing landfall; child dies from log in surf
Tropical Storm Cindy nearing landfall; child dies from log in surf

Also Wednesday, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency , like his Alabama counterpart a day earlier. The area had been under a tornado watch at the time. As the storm comes ashore, the coast could also face strong winds of up to 50 miles per hour. Power from the four States of the Gulf of Mexico from Texas to Florida war...

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  • GOP health bill: Senate preps for possible vote next week
GOP health bill: Senate preps for possible vote next week

Moderate senators are concerned about cutting off coverage too fast for those who gained it under Obamacare, while conservatives don't want to leave big parts of the ACA in place. The difference between his private negotiations and how Republicans are trying to move their bill through the Senate now is that the details of the entire Democratic bill...

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  • The Apprentice: Trump Signs Executive Order Designed To Boost Apprenticeships
The Apprentice: Trump Signs Executive Order Designed To Boost Apprenticeships

This, despite the fact that while on the campaign trail, Walker once said that President Trump would be an "apprentice in the White House". This Excellence in Apprenticeship Program will seek information to recognize and commend efforts by a variety of entities to establish apprenticeship programs.

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  • US emphasizes shared concerns over North Korea after China meeting
US emphasizes shared concerns over North Korea after China meeting

One day after President Trump appeared to give up on China as an effective mediator in the West's long-running disputes with North Korea , two of the president's most senior cabinet officials signaled that the administration has not altogether abandoned the use of China as an intermediary.

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  • Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russian Federation at Confederations Cup
Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russian Federation at Confederations Cup

Russian Federation have only ever qualified for three World Cups, given a free pass into 2018 since they're the host nation, whilst reaching the semi-finals of Euro 2008 represents the only time they've progressed beyond the group stage of a major worldwide tournament.

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  • After Trump tweet, China says it works non-stop on N Korea
After Trump tweet, China says it works non-stop on N Korea

Despite worldwide sanctions and threats of military action by President Donald Trump , North Korea has not backed off from its intention to launch a sixth nuclear weapons test. Like past presidents, Trump is finding the USA has limited scope for punishing North Korea, particularly over the arrest of US citizens. "At least I know China tried! ...

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  • TODAY'S THE DAY: President Trump visits eastern Iowa, rally set
TODAY'S THE DAY: President Trump visits eastern Iowa, rally set

Still, Trump says he likes Chinese President Xi Jinping. "All the Fake News, all the money spent = 0", Trump tweeted in one of a half-dozen tweets about Tuesday night's contests, which also included a less-hyped race for a SC congressional seat.

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  • President Macron to Reshuffle French Gov't After Parliament Win
President Macron to Reshuffle French Gov't After Parliament Win

The real victory will be in five years time when things will have really changed". One of the tasks ahead is to "avoid a mess" in the La Republique en Marche , which is an assembly of people with different political views who are disillusioned with traditional parties on the left and right, as well as of people with no political experience at all....

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  • Trump Cuba policy to target Americans' travel, entity that runs tourism
Trump Cuba policy to target Americans' travel, entity that runs tourism

While tourism to Cuba is banned by USA law, the Obama administration had been allowing people to travel to Cuba as part of "people to people" educational trips for visitors, a classification that a White House official said was "ripe for abuse" by those looking for beach vacations.

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  • Communication with Grenfell Tower victims must be improved, says Kensington MP
Communication with Grenfell Tower victims must be improved, says Kensington MP

Firefighter Rob Petty posted the photographs of the "Hello" singer on Facebook. He captioned the picture with, "Not everyday the wonderfully grounded and caring Adele pops into Chelsea Firestation for a cup of tea and a cuddle. The newly-elected MP, Emma Dent Coad, said there is " total chaos " in the borough following the fire which left 79 p...

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  • Australia to resume airstrikes against IS targets soon
Australia to resume airstrikes against IS targets soon

Australia said on Thursday it would resume air strikes into Syria, ending a two-day suspension implemented after the downing of a Syrian military aircraft triggered a Russian threat against Washington-led coalition planes. But Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said the "Islamic Republic will respond more decisively to any future terrorist attack on ...

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