• Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss
Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss

In the Ossoff race , even though the 30-year-old documentary filmmaker and former congressional staffer ended up running a more centrist and not Trump-centric campaign, Republicans were able to zero in on the more than $23 million in donations Ossoff raised, largely from liberal enclaves like California and NY, and make an easy connection to Pelos...

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  • Iran's Khamenei ordered missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria- Guards
Iran's Khamenei ordered missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria- Guards

Speaking in Washington , the top USA military officer said the two sides discussed the matter as recently as Monday morning but that further talks are needed. Sunday's assault marked an extremely rare direct attack from inside the Islamic Republic amid its support for embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad .

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  • Implications For Texas As Supreme Court Considers Gerrymandering Case
Implications For Texas As Supreme Court Considers Gerrymandering Case

By placing all the Democrats into a few districts, the votes over the 50.1 percent line are deemed "wasted votes" and are in a sense pointless. Where did the term " gerrymandering " originate? In 1812, Massachusetts Governor Elbridge Gerry signed a law creating a voting district shaped like a salamander that heavily favored his party, the Democ...

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  • President Donald Trump deflects questions about possible tapes of James Comey meeting
President Donald Trump deflects questions about possible tapes of James Comey meeting

Later, when Comey was continuing or even accelerating the investigation, Trump fired him - admitting in an interview with NBC's Lester Holt that the reason was Russian Federation. My judgment was, I need to get that out into the public square. LANKFORD: No, I would agree on that. "I'm not going to say, 'I want you to pledge allegiance'".

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  • Was Banksy finally outed as Massive Attack's Robert Del Naja?
Was Banksy finally outed as Massive Attack's Robert Del Naja?

I think he has flipped the world of art over", Goldie , whose real name is Clifford Joseph Price, said as transcribed by The Sun . After he mentioned "Robert", Goldie paused for a few seconds before changing the subject. Could Robert Del Naja be Banksy? Del Naja had previously called Banksy "a close friend" in an interview with the UK Tel...

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  • Kashmir cop lynching: 2 arrested, 1 identified; Mufti condemns incident
Kashmir cop lynching: 2 arrested, 1 identified; Mufti condemns incident

These people only talk in favour of pro-Pakistani elements but when the question of our security forces come, these people don't act", he added. Mohammad Ayub Pandith, who was posted outside the mosque, was stripped naked and stoned to death early on Friday near Nowhatta.

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  • Senate GOP Releases Secretly Negotiated Bill to Dismantle Obama Health Care Law
Senate GOP Releases Secretly Negotiated Bill to Dismantle Obama Health Care Law

In other words, conservatives' idea of health-care "reform" has very little popular support - less support than Obamacare - and moderate Republicans' idea of reform won't please GOP hardliners. But right now, after eight years, the legislation rushed through the House and the Senate without public hearings or debate would do the opposite. It would ...

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  • UK seeks to reassure EU citizens they can stay after Brexit
UK seeks to reassure EU citizens they can stay after Brexit

Before departing from the Europa building, British Prime Minister Theresa May laid her offer of citizens' rights on the EU-27 table. Merkel said in Brussels on Thursday that the Brexit talks will be conducted quickly and "we will do everything to continue succeeding, as we have so far, in keeping the 27 member states together".

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  • Bucks Add Another Young Forward In Michigan's DJ Wilson
Bucks Add Another Young Forward In Michigan's DJ Wilson

Wilson blocked 1.5 shots per game last season at MI and is a better than advertised play maker. 46 overall pick in Thursday's NBA Draft from the Philadelphia 76ers to select guard Sterling Brown out of SMU , according to Shams Charania of The Vertical.

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  • Qatar's neighbors issue steep list of demands to end crisis
Qatar's neighbors issue steep list of demands to end crisis

On Thursday, a U.S. state department spokeswoman said that the demands have to be "reasonable and actionable". Mr Tillerson added that the United States "supports the Kuwaiti mediation effort and looks forward to this matter moving toward a resolution".

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  • United Kingdom offer to European Union citizens
United Kingdom offer to European Union citizens "very fair", "very serious" - May

The issue of citizens' rights is one of three priorities in the Brexit talks which began on Monday, along with Britain's estimated 100 billion euro (88 billion pounds, $112 billion) divorce bill, and the fraught question of Northern Ireland , which will share Britain's only land border with the European Union after Brexit.

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  • Cricket Australia offers players new deal in bid to end pay dispute
Cricket Australia offers players new deal in bid to end pay dispute

Cricket Australia (CA) revised its pay offer to players in a bid to end the dispute before deadline. CA has threatened not to pay contracted players beyond the expiry of their current financial deal at the end of the month if they do not accept a new offer, which includes scrapping revenue-sharing arrangements that have stood for 20 years.

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  • Humana out of individual market, with or without Obamacare repeal
Humana out of individual market, with or without Obamacare repeal

In combination, I believe they would be truly devastating. "Like I pulled a muscle or something like that". Conversely, wealthy consumers might game the system by skipping coverage until needed, realizing that they can absorb the 30 percent premium increase and it would, in the long run, be cheaper than paying for years of unneeded coverage.

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  • Darjeeling protests: Rajnath Singh appeals for peace
Darjeeling protests: Rajnath Singh appeals for peace

Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MP Kalvakuntla Kavitha on Sunday said a dialogue must be initiated with those demanding a separate Gorkhaland state and the issue thoroughly examined, and that it should not be kept lingering for long. According to an IPS officer, the stone-pelters would simply duck behind rocks as the tear gas shells sailed past....

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  • Qatar Pulls Peacekeepers From Eritrea-Djibouti Border Amid Gulf Rift
Qatar Pulls Peacekeepers From Eritrea-Djibouti Border Amid Gulf Rift

The measures against Qatar , a small oil and gas exporter with a population of 2.7 million people, have disrupted imports of food and other materials and caused some foreign banks to scale back business. The flight ban came as part of a diplomatic boycott of Qatar by Gulf states which has blockaded the peninsular state. Analysts have also said t...

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  • Prime Minister May offer: European Union citizens can stay in UK
Prime Minister May offer: European Union citizens can stay in UK

At the summit May is due to unveil a "generous offer" to resolve EU concerns about the rights of three million European expats living in Britain after Brexit. "I am not a dreamer". The government will also offer a grace period of most likely up to two years to allow people to regularise their status so that "no one will face a cliff edge", she sa...

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  • Trump kicks Nancy Pelosi when she's down
Trump kicks Nancy Pelosi when she's down

It's understandable: Republican ads in Georgia painted the Democrat , Jon Ossoff, as sure to be a Pelosi pawn - a charge that has scored for the GOP in race after race over the last decade. Tim Walz of Minnesota. "It should be a wake-up call for Democrats". "This is certainly something that we have to discuss because it's clear that, I think, ac...

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  • Britain in political chaos after election shock, uncertainty over Brexit talks
Britain in political chaos after election shock, uncertainty over Brexit talks

The Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in Thursday's election. When voters stunned him and Europe by voting to leave, he resigned, leaving May to deal with the mess. But as the campaign went on, as May grew stiffer and more prone to error, as her "strong and stable" tagline wore thin, a lot of people in the floating center looked at Co...

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  • Turkey has no plans to reassess military base in Qatar: minister
Turkey has no plans to reassess military base in Qatar: minister

Qatar, a small peninsular Gulf state, can not maintain food supplies across its now-closed land border with Saudi Arabia because of the "embargo crisis", the chief executive of the logistics company behind the shipment told Anadolu Agency. Qatar denies all accusations that it is a supporter of terrorism, describing moves to isolate it by its fellow...

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  • Paris police: Champs-Elysees attacker killed, firearms and explosives found in vehicle
Paris police: Champs-Elysees attacker killed, firearms and explosives found in vehicle

Victoria Boucher and daughter Chrystel said they're hoping the Champs-Elysees reopens soon. Critics have said the security regimen has not prevented attacks and has resulted in warrantless, extrajudicial searches and house arrests. Broadcaster BFMTV aired footage showing intense flames and orange smoke coming from the passenger compartment of the...

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