• Discontent Among Democrats Over Pelosi Leadership
Discontent Among Democrats Over Pelosi Leadership

Pelosi's long period at the House Democrat helm has also made her a subject of GOP attack ads aimed at galvanizing Republican voters. "I feel very confident in the support that I have in my caucus", she said. I hope Democrats don't turn themselves inside out over Jon Ossoff's loss in Georgia's Sixth Congressional District. "This i...

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  • CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: The great Muslim civil war - and us
CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: The great Muslim civil war - and us

One missile managed to strike within a few hundred meters of its target, but still missed. Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot said Tuesday the "operational achievement was much smaller" than what has been reported . Australian reconnaissance and refueling tanks have operated there and have been moved out of Syrian airspace, paralleling what the United Stat...

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  • May vows to let European Union citizens stay in United Kingdom after Brexit
May vows to let European Union citizens stay in United Kingdom after Brexit

The negotiations are scheduled to take two years, with many expecting this not to be sufficient to reach full agreement on the big issues, such as EU-UK trading arrangements, highlighting the importance for organisations like the NPA of proper transitional arrangements to ease the impact of any fundamental changes.

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  • The Supreme Court Looks at the Math of Gerrymandering
The Supreme Court Looks at the Math of Gerrymandering

What's next? It's unclear if the Wisconsin case, which the U.S Supreme Court is set to consider in its term that begins in November, could affect the pending case in Texas , because of the different timelines and arguments being made. The district court panel agreed , invalidating the restricting plan statewide. The four liberal Justices dissente...

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  • Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela: Pelosi 'doesn't help our candidate
Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela: Pelosi 'doesn't help our candidate

Democrats have been chafing in the minority since they were thrust there in 2010 after risky votes in favor of President Barack Obama's initiatives including the Affordable Care Act. Despite the backlash from some Democrats, Pelosi still has a strong base of support within the party. "The same, exhausted centrist Democratic playbook that has c...

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  • North Korea: 'We Are the Biggest Victim' in Otto Warmbier's Death
North Korea: 'We Are the Biggest Victim' in Otto Warmbier's Death

Obama's policy of " strategic patience " with North Korea and avoiding dialogue with Kim Jong-un was suggested as the real reason for the death of Otto Warmbier in the statement carried by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA ). "While I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi & China to help with North Korea, it has not worked out", ...

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  • McCain, Reed seek answers from Pentagon on Yemen torture allegations
McCain, Reed seek answers from Pentagon on Yemen torture allegations

They said that the department had looked into reports of torture and concluded that its personnel were not involved. It also said that at least two of 11 informal prisons identified by researchers are run by the UAE, while the others are run by UAE-backed Yemeni security forces.

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  • U.S. urges China to do more to restrain North Korea
U.S. urges China to do more to restrain North Korea

The comments published by KCNA were North Korea's first reaction to Otto Warmbier's death in a US hospital Monday after it released him for what it called humanitarian reasons . Relatives have said they were told by USA envoys that North Korean officials claimed Warmbier contracted botulism after his trial and lapsed into a coma after taking a...

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  • Tillerson: Palestinian Authority 'Intent' On Ceasing Payments to Terrorists
Tillerson: Palestinian Authority 'Intent' On Ceasing Payments to Terrorists

Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson said Tuesday that the private sector will make up for the 28 percent reduction in USA diplomacy and foreign aid spending that President Trump's budget calls for. Abbas is the head of both the PA and the PLO. Many Senators have indicated interest to grill Tillerson about his opinion on ties with Moscow ....

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  • S Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats
S Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

Mattis vowed to "continue to take necessary measures to defend ourselves and our allies" against North Korea , which is working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the United States. However, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman questioned such calls. Appealing for peace, the 80-year-old said a third country should mediate t...

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  • North Korea accuses U.S. of 'smear campaign' over death of Otto Warmbier
North Korea accuses U.S. of 'smear campaign' over death of Otto Warmbier

Obama's policy of " strategic patience " with North Korea and avoiding dialogue with Kim Jong-un was suggested as the real reason for the death of Otto Warmbier in the statement carried by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA ). "To make it clear, we are the biggest victim of this incident". "That's why it remains a mystery for us why he died ...

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  • Portugal declares three-day national mourning for victims of deadly forest fires
Portugal declares three-day national mourning for victims of deadly forest fires

Given those circumstances and the country's history, some were already beginning to question why Portugal had not done more sooner to improve its land practices and fire-warning systems, and whether the authorities did enough to inform people trying to escape the blaze.

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  • Tropical depression brings flooding to US Gulf Coast states
Tropical depression brings flooding to US Gulf Coast states

Heavy winds, rip currents and tornadoes are also expected. Authorities warn driving rains could still cause risky flash floods. As Tropical Storm Cindy formed and approached the Gulf Coast, forecasters warned that the storm could dump more rain on already-saturated conditions and cause North Carolina rivers and streams to flood.

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  • Delhi University Admission 2017: First Cutoff See Dip In Ramjas, SRCC
Delhi University Admission 2017: First Cutoff See Dip In Ramjas, SRCC

Hindu, Lady Shri Ram (LSR), and Kirorimal College set their cut-offs for Economics (Honors) at 97.5 per cent. Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Khalsa College for Economics (Honors): 98.25 per cent cut-off. The DU First cut off list will be displayed. LSR has dropped its cutoff in the first list for BA (Program) from 97 previous year to 95.5. Around 1500 s...

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  • Oscar, Centene bet on Obamacare as other insurers pull back on exchanges
Oscar, Centene bet on Obamacare as other insurers pull back on exchanges

Oscar will also expand its presence in California and Texas and will keep selling plans in NY. "We're confident that when the dust settles, the market for health insurance will stabilize in time for 2018", Oscar's CEO, Mario Schlosser, wrote in a blog post.

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  • CNN sends sketch artist to White House press briefings
CNN sends sketch artist to White House press briefings

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds a news briefing at the White House in Washington , D.C., U.S., May 11, 2017. BRIAN STELTER: This is CNN getting creative . Mr. Mason's memo capped a week in which some journalists, notably at CNN, expressed increasing frustration with the White House's decree that audio recordings of the ...

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  • North Korea denies torturing USA student Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing USA student Warmbier

There has been wide speculation that Warmbier suffered some form of physical abuse, which caused "severe damage to all regions of his brain" and ultimately led to his death. Warmbier was in a comatose state when he landed in his home state of OH on June 13. He was released a week later. Some 2,000 people filled an auditorium, cafeteria and gym at...

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  • 13 ways the Senate GOP health-care plan could impact MI
13 ways the Senate GOP health-care plan could impact MI

Ohioans are reacting to the long-awaited Republican Affordable Care Act repeal bill released Thursday. Graham said he feels "comfortable" that the Senate bill will not deny insurance coverage to people with pre-existing medical conditions, a point of contention in the House measure.

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  • North Korea accuses US of 'smear campaign' over student's death
North Korea accuses US of 'smear campaign' over student's death

North Korea also further reemphasized their stance that Otto's sentence was deserving of his offense, which they maintain was an act of subversion against the government while also attempting to ward off "groundless" accusations that Otto was tortured or beaten.

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  • Air Force 'doomsday' planes damaged in tornado
Air Force 'doomsday' planes damaged in tornado

The airplanes are created to maintain all communications, including with the country's nuclear missile silos and nuclear submarines, in the event of an attack. The tornado was fast-moving, said Col. The representative of the USA air force reported that the incident took place last week, June 16, but became aware of it only now.

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