• Once again, Jon Ossoff proves you can't buy an election
Once again, Jon Ossoff proves you can't buy an election

The ultra-liberal House minority leader was featured in numerous GOP ads linking her to 30-year-old political novice Jon Ossoff, a Democratic recruit, in the weeks leading up to Tuesday's election. Rep. Seth Moulton , D-Mass. said the Georgia result "better be a wake up call for Democrats - business as usual isn't working". "I respect any opin...

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  • US F-15 Fighter Jet Shoots Down Assad Regime Drone in Syria
US F-15 Fighter Jet Shoots Down Assad Regime Drone in Syria

The U.S. F-15 shot the drone down after it was intercepted and failed to change course, according to OIR. A USA warplane shot down an armed Iranian drone over Syrian territory on Tuesday. "As the Chief of the Defence Force, Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin, stated on June 21, 2017, ADF strike operations in recent weeks have been in support of Ira...

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  • Ram Nath Kovind Files Nomination For President Today
Ram Nath Kovind Files Nomination For President Today

Meira Kumar is expected to file her nomination papers on 27 June. Mayawati said Kovind had been associated with the "narrow ideologies" of the BJP and the RSS right from the beginning. Meanwhile, a confident Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday, while maintaining that the NDA Government's presidential nominee Ramnath Kovind will win with major...

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  • Mumbai blasts: TADA court holds gangster Abu Salem, 5 others guilty
Mumbai blasts: TADA court holds gangster Abu Salem, 5 others guilty

On the afternoon of March 12, 1993 , a series of 13 blasts in quick succession went off at various locations in Mumbai city and suburbs, killing 257 people and injuring over 700 others. But since Salem was extradited from Portugal which doesn't have death penalty with an assurance that he will not be given the extreme penalty, it is to be seen w...

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  • Otto Warmbier's hometown prepares for funeral
Otto Warmbier's hometown prepares for funeral

On Monday, the 22-year-old Warmbier died in a Cincinnati hospital, days after his medical evacuation home, the victim of his treatment at the hands of North Korea . First of all, North Korea needs to be proactive about apologizing for and investigating Warmbier's death. The White House and the State Department said they were considering options in...

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  • Thornwell taken in 2nd round of NBA Draft by Bucks
Thornwell taken in 2nd round of NBA Draft by Bucks

Dozier, who left the Gamecocks after his sophomore season, went undrafted. Dozier will now attempt to sign with a team as a free agent, perhaps after playing in the National Basketball Association summer league. While drafted, Thornwell still must make the team. The draft was the first for Hall of Famer Jerry West with the Clippers. But the big...

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  • London man died after mosque attack with 'multiple injuries,' police say
London man died after mosque attack with 'multiple injuries,' police say

One person was found dead at the scene of the attack but it was unclear whether he died because of the attack as he was already being treated with first aid when the attack happened. His sister Nadia, 10, said she and her grandmother had heard Osborne using the same word. "They say they are Muslims". Since the London Bridge attack earlier this ...

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  • Warmbier Family Refuses Autopsy
Warmbier Family Refuses Autopsy

The services were being held in his home state of OH, with the funeral at his former high school and burial at a Cincinnati cemetery. He will then be buried in Cincinnati's Oak Hill Cemetery. "Unfortunately, the bad torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible", they said.

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  • Trump lawyer: 'There is no investigation'
Trump lawyer: 'There is no investigation'

Whether Trump himself is under investigation at this stage also is still unclear. Last Wednesday, The Washington Post reported the special counsel was investigating the President for obstruction of justice over his firing of former FBI Director James Comey .

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  • Trump says he doesn't have recordings of Comey convos
Trump says he doesn't have recordings of Comey convos

It also helped spur Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to bring in another former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, Robert Mueller , as a special counsel investigating Russian Federation election meddling - and, reportedly, whether Trump obstructed justice by firing Comey and leaning on him and other senior officials in regards to the ...

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  • Trump says he does not have tapes of Comey meetings
Trump says he does not have tapes of Comey meetings

Trump himself raised the question of whether he was taping his Oval Office conversations when, days after firing Comey on May 9, he blasted out a series of tweets suggesting the existence of tapes as a way to try to deter the ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation chief from talking to reporters.

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  • Macron wins strong parliamentary majority, estimates show
Macron wins strong parliamentary majority, estimates show

Voter turnout was projected to be a record low at about 42 percent . Abstention was particularly high in low-income areas, reopening the debate about France's social divide, the Guardian reported. Le Pen entered parliament for the first time in her career in one of eight seats won by the FN. Seats for the Socialist party - the party of former pr...

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  • Disarray as Democrats beaten in Georgia poll
Disarray as Democrats beaten in Georgia poll

And I'm mad at Trump, but I'm madder at the Democrats for letting him get in. "The same, exhausted centrist Democratic playbook that has come up short cycle after cycle will not suffice". This year, voters forced them to run scared. It's already negatively affecting the "resistance's" morale and could hurt recruiting. Ossoff has so far repor...

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  • Abu Rudeineh: New settlement project aims to thwart Trump's efforts
Abu Rudeineh: New settlement project aims to thwart Trump's efforts

This month marked the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Mideast war - a seminal event in which Israel captured the West Bank, east Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. He added that "there hasn't been, nor will there be a better government" for the settlement enterprise than that which he now leads. On Monday, Greenblatt tweeted that he prayed for peace ...

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  • Kovind to file nomination today; Modi, NDA CMs to be there
Kovind to file nomination today; Modi, NDA CMs to be there

On the other hand, Meira Kumar , a former diplomat and daughter of the late Dalit icon Jagjivan Ram, has been the Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment from 2004 to 2009. She, however, stopped short of expressing immediate support for Kovind saying the BSP will be positive provided the opposition does not field any Dalit for the top post.

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  • Korean president gets 3 years in prison
Korean president gets 3 years in prison

The woman at the centre of South Korea's corruption scandal, Choi Soon-Sil, was handed a three year jail term Friday for bribery in the first of a string of criminal cases against her. Prosecutors accused Choi of facilitating her daughter's admission to the prestigious Ewha Women's University and conspiring with the faculty there to have her daugh...

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  • Merkel says United Kingdom offer on European Union citizens 'a good start'
Merkel says United Kingdom offer on European Union citizens 'a good start'

Tests so far have found that at least seven high-rise apartment buildings in England have combustible external panels like the ones believed to have contributed to a fire that killed 79 people in London, Prime Minister Theresa May's office said Thursday.

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  • Four US Republican senators say they cannot support healthcare bill
Four US Republican senators say they cannot support healthcare bill

Jane McNichol, an organizer of the Protect Our Care CT campaign, holds up a clothesline with photos of Connecticut residents opposed to repeal of the Affordable Care Act , during a rally on the state Capitol steps, Thursday, June 22, 2017 , in Hartford, Conn.

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  • Qatar vows no surrender in Gulf crisis
Qatar vows no surrender in Gulf crisis

Saudi Arabia said it was committed to "decisive and swift action to cut off all funding sources for terrorism" in a statement carried by the state news agency SPA , while Bahrain hailed USA efforts to ensure "international solidarity" on the issue.

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  • Gunmen attack Philippine village near war-torn city
Gunmen attack Philippine village near war-torn city

He said the gunmen attacked the lightly defended outpost, then exchanged fire with troops. The rebels may have taken advantage of the massive military offensive against militants aligned with the Islamic State group who laid siege in the southern city of Marawi and plotted to attack military targets elsewhere, military spokesman Brig.

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