• Professor said Otto Warmbier 'got what he deserved'
Professor said Otto Warmbier 'got what he deserved'

Otto Warmbier certainly did not deserve to die, but neither did the millions of North Koreans who have been starved or worked to death in 69 years of brutal repression by their communist government. He warned that the " smear campaign " against the North compelled it to "make firm determination that humanitarianism and benevolence for the enemy ar...

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  • 'I'm Worth the Trouble': Nancy Pelosi Defiant as Members Discuss Ousting Her
'I'm Worth the Trouble': Nancy Pelosi Defiant as Members Discuss Ousting Her

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) brushed off concerns raised by some in the House Democratic Caucus that she is dragging them down in competitive races, saying her legislative and fundraising prowess make up for any downsides to being seen with her.

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  • Consumer Issues Stemming From the GOP Health Care Initiative
Consumer Issues Stemming From the GOP Health Care Initiative

Heller is the most politically endangered Republican senator in 2018, by some distance. Vice President Mike Pence has made weekly trips to Capitol Hill to meet with senators about the health care bill and said he and the president are "determined before this summer is out" to keep their promise to break up Obamacare .

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  • President Trump Admits He's Not Making it Easy to Get Democrats' Support
President Trump Admits He's Not Making it Easy to Get Democrats' Support

Behar underestimated the Democrats' problem - they've actually lost four out of four special elections since Trump was elected. When it comes to Pelosi among centrist Independents and Republicans, that is certainly the case, a fact echoed by the CLG's Director who acknowledged that "if Pelosi ever retired we'd be in a lot of trouble".

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  • US lawmakers urge Trump to press India's Modi on trade, investment
US lawmakers urge Trump to press India's Modi on trade, investment

The two leaders will not address a press conference but will issue individual press statements. PM Modi was received by US Ambassador to India , MaryKay Loss Carlson and Indian Ambassador Navtej Sarna. "The US also has a defence partnership with Pakistan. This includes freedom of navigation and overflight", the official asserted. When asked abou...

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  • Sen. Bernie Sanders: 'Democratic brand is pretty bad'
Sen. Bernie Sanders: 'Democratic brand is pretty bad'

Following the Democrat Jon Ossoff's defeat in a Georgia special House election, some Democratic lawmakers have voiced their concerns about the party's future. "Under President Trump , our country is moving in an authoritarian direction and the very nature of American democracy is under attack", Bernie said to a room full of attendees.

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  • No royal wants to rise to throne - Prince Harry
No royal wants to rise to throne - Prince Harry

As part of that, Harry has talked openly in interviews and a podcast about severe emotional problems he had after the death of his mother, Diana , Princess of Wales, when he was 12. "People would be amazed by the ordinary life William and I live", he said. "Even if I was king, I would do my own shopping ". Sometimes, when I come away from the...

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  • Obama slams Senate GOP health care bill
Obama slams Senate GOP health care bill

After weeks of closed-door meetings that angered Democrats and some Republicans, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ., planned to release the proposal Thursday. The authors base their analysts on previous existing financing systems that resemble the House and Senate restructure. It would also allow states to add work requirements for some of t...

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  • Russia fires missiles from Mediterranean at ISIS in Syria
Russia fires missiles from Mediterranean at ISIS in Syria

According to CNN , a statement from Russia's Defense Ministry that was posted to RIA said that the missiles were fired from the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea. Syrian government troops, for example, have reached the Iraqi border in an area where IS leaders and fighters have been gathering. Whether he feared a repeat of the 2011 Libya ...

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  • These were the only political moments at the Tony Awards
These were the only political moments at the Tony Awards

Spacey now plays ruthless politician Frank Underwood in the Netflix series " House of Cards ". The other big victor on the musical side was the blockbuster revival of Hello Dolly , which won four awards, including best revival of a musical, best featured actor ( Gavin Creel ) and best costumes.

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  • Remnants of Cindy will bring heavy rain to start the weekend
Remnants of Cindy will bring heavy rain to start the weekend

Cindy , which made landfall on the Louisiana coast, has since been downgraded to a Tropical Depression. Although Cindy is expected to continue weakening over the next 48 hours, the National Weather Service said the weather disturbance could still produce a few tornadoes Thursday night from the lower MS and Tennessee Valley regions to th...

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  • Pelosi's daughter: My mom is 'unfazed' by Dem critics
Pelosi's daughter: My mom is 'unfazed' by Dem critics

Second-in-command Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., is 78, and number three Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., is 76. Last year, Rice backed a leadership challenge from Ohio Democratic congressman Tim Ryan , who ran against Pelosi for minority leader but was defeated by a vote of 134-63.

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  • Mueller and Comey's relationship 'bothersome'
Mueller and Comey's relationship 'bothersome'

Mueller's probe is said to have recently been expanded to include an examination of whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice by sacking Comey. But in the Fox interview, he seemed to want to give Mueller more time to continue the investigation before jumping to a conclusion.

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  • Saudi Arabia's demands 'infringe upon our sovereignty'
Saudi Arabia's demands 'infringe upon our sovereignty'

Saudi Arabia and some other Arab countries that have cut ties with Qatar over what they claimed Qatar's meddling in their internal affairs have reportedly issued a list of demands, including the shutting down of Al Jazeera network and ending Qatar's ties with Iran , before they decide to end the blockade.

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  • Terror plot to attack Grand Mosque in Mecca foiled
Terror plot to attack Grand Mosque in Mecca foiled

At least 11 people, including five policemen, were wounded in the collapse of a three-storey building where the alleged terrorist had barricaded himself, the Saudi interior ministry announced in a statement. Mohammed bin Salman is now the Defense Minister of the oil-rich Arabian nation, AP reported. The newly appointed crown prince , 31, is the ...

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  • GOP special election victories show Democrats have work to do
GOP special election victories show Democrats have work to do

My leadership is recognized by many around the country". Now, in the wake of the loss in Georgia and three other House special elections where Democrats failed to pull off upset wins, those divisions are rising back up to the surface.

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  • EU wins first battle of Brexit talks as UK retreats on timing
EU wins first battle of Brexit talks as UK retreats on timing

THE "very sensitive" issue of the Irish border may not be resolved until near the end of the Brexit talks, David Davis has acknowledged. Unfortunately for Mr Davis, for Britain and the island of Ireland, fine words butter no parsnips. The exit is commonly termed as Brexit . He said the European Union wanted to "preserve all the dimensions an...

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  • Otto Warmbier's family hid his Jewishness to aid negotiations with North Korea
Otto Warmbier's family hid his Jewishness to aid negotiations with North Korea

North Korea issued its first official statement after the death of US student , Otto Warmbier. Warmbier was freed after the U.S. State Department's special envoy on North Korea, Joseph Yun, traveled to Pyongyang and demanded the student's release on humanitarian grounds, capping a flurry of diplomatic contacts, a U.S.

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  • Dozens Of People Killed In A Bloody Day Of Attacks Across Pakistan
Dozens Of People Killed In A Bloody Day Of Attacks Across Pakistan

Shahid Khan, a government official in Parachinar, confirmed the toll Saturday, saying residents who had been preparing to celebrate the end of Ramadan and Eid feast were now in mourning. Khan said the identity of the slain militants was not immediately known. Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, a sectarian Sunni extremist group, claimed the bombings in Parachin...

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  • Pelosi Insists She Won't Step Down as Leader
Pelosi Insists She Won't Step Down as Leader

And after she predicted incorrectly that Democrats were poised to take back the House previous year, some of Pelosi's colleagues feel that this time around, she needs to deliver. Karen Handel is the newly elected member of United States House of Representatives for Georgia's 6th congressional district . Handel backers, meanwhile, credit Repu...

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