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Two Canadians among those sought by US authorities over attack on protesters

Some called for the ouster of Turkey's ambassador and for the guards to be banned from returning to the U.S. The State Department summoned the Turkish ambassador to file a protest. Eleven people were injured in what D.C. police described as a "brutal attack". Two men were arrested at the time, and the US State Department registered concern to Turkey in the "strongest possible terms". Read More »

Record-breaking congressional election headed for photo finish

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The election will not significantly change the balance of power in Washington, where Republicans control the White House and both chambers of Congress. Besides allowing national Republicans to exhale, Handel ended a personal losing streak, including failed primary bids for governor in 2010 and the U.S. Read More »

Jeff Sessions hired a lawyer to represent him during the Russian Federation probe

Cooper, founding member and chairman of Cooper & Kirk, said he could not comment on confidential client matters. In the latest installment of "The Resistance", host Keith Olbermann floated the idea that even if President Donald Trump does not have tapes from his conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey , that the FBI itself may have recordings of the calls. Read More »

Brexit Negotiation Begins; Talks Scheduled One Week Each Month

European Union officials and diplomats greeted the agreement of Brexit Secretary Davis to a format and sequencing of talks that had been proposed by Barnier as sign that British Prime Minister Theresa May's weakened and potentially divided government was bending to Brussels' insistence on how negotiations will work. Read More »

South Korea's Moon hopes to meet North's Kim until end of 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the USA will "hold North Korea accountable" for Warmbier's "unjust imprisonment", and is also demanding the release of three other Americans who are being detained. Warmbier ..." Shortly before he was freed, his parents told the Washington Post newspaper they had been informed by the North Korean authorities that their son had contracted botulism, a rare illness that causes paralysis, soon after his trial. Read More »

Protests as United States cop is acquitted of killing black motorist

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He testified that he didn't see Castile's gun, but noted that he was paying more attention to the car's passengers. Officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted on three counts, including second-degree manslaughter. Yanez told Castile, "OK, don't reach for it then" and "Don't pull it out". The prosecution, on the other hand, argued that Castile should not have shot Castile in any case. Read More »

Georgia Voters Head to Polls in Special Election

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That included the Beltway baseball park shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise , which led to a GOP super-PAC TV ad tying the shooting to Ossoff and his ilk. She succeeds Republican Tom Price , who resigned to join President Donald Trump's administration. Handel has benefited from outside money, too. Read More »

Otto Warmbier's death after North Korea captivity investigated by coroner

Twenty-two-year-old Otto Warmbier (WORM'-bir) died in Cincinnati on Monday, not long after his return to OH after almost a year and a half in North Korean captivity. White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday offered few details about how the U.S. plans to respond to Warmbier's death, promising only that the U.S. Read More »

I promise to serve, says Ireland's youngest Taoiseach

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SINN Fein leader Gerry Adams has revealed that he and newly appointed Taoiseach Leo Varadkar once attended the same pilates class. Varadkar confirmed he would meet this week with Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams and Arlene Foster, leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) in Northern Ireland to discuss Brexit . Read More »

Thunderstorms hit Cumbria as weather warning issued

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Parts of the region could be hit by torrential downpours, thunder and lightning and even hail tomorrow afternoon, the Met Office said. The Met Office is predicted some disruption, most likely from Wednesday afternoon, including a chance of localised flooding and disruption to power supplies due to lighting. Read More »

GOP seeking to hold two House seats during special election

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Norman, a former state lawmaker, said support from the president resonated positively with voters. Congratulations to Karen Handel on her big win in Georgia 6th. It's the best shot the party has of the four House special elections this spring to win a seat that now belongs to Republicans. Handel, whose sister was born without an esophagus, says she wants to preserve preexisting condition protections and believes the Republican plan does just that. Read More »

Vehicle ploughs through crowd near London mosque

He is believed to have rented a van near Cardiff before driving it to London Sunday night. According to witnesses, the driver left the vehicle, laughed and shouted , "I'm going to kill all Muslims". Police have been searching a residential address in Pentwyn, where Osborne is listed as living. Osborne's Muslim neighbour in Cardiff, Khadijh Sherazi, said she had never had any problems with him or his family until this weekend. Read More »

Man tasered after incident at London mosque

It turned out he was actually brandishing a shoe-horn, which he had taken from the Mosque. Police said the incident is not being treated as terrorism related at this time and they are keeping an "open mind" to the motivation behind the incident. Read More »

ICC may scrap Champions Trophy

KRK suspected India's poor performance as the actor believes that the team can not buckle down to such a low total, if the match was not fixed. Ahmed and fast bowler Ruman Raees arrived in Karachi at 4:45 a.m. "It sort of feels surreal really, to be honest", said Arthur. "No one expected us to play Bangladesh in the semifinals". Kohli did not hesitate to bowl first, perhaps because of India's comfort factor in chases. Read More »

Trump boasts over victory of GOP candidate in Georgia

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But it wasn't what Democrats who pumped $ 23 million into Ossoff's campaign so desperately craved: A win. Mr Ossoff lives in Atlanta, south of the suburban district. She earned $132,137,278 during the election against Trump, a full 22.49 percent of her campaign's total fundraising haul. News agencies from across the nation lined the walls of the second story ballroom to cover what became the most expensive congressional race in USA history. Read More »

US Air Force shot down Syrian combat drone in southern Syria

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Central Command. The repeated incidents in the vicinity of the Tanf camp, where USA forces train and advise local ground forces in the fight against IS, add to soaring regional tensions that could spiral out of control just as the fight against the extremists enters a crucial phase, with US -backed forces pushing into the group's de facto capital, the Syrian city of Raqqa. Read More »

Qatar row: US shifts tone as Turkish troops arrive in Doha

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Nauert asserted that the Gulf countries's silence was a sign that their accusations were unfounded or that they shielded another motive. "The secretary likes results, and we believe these [disputes] are because of long, long-brewing tensions among the various parties, and so we want them to resolve it", she added. Read More »

Pentagon chides Russian Federation over 'unsafe' intercept of U.S. spy plane

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The Russian aircraft flew within a few feet of the U.S. Air Force RC-135, the officials said , characterizing the interaction as both unsafe and unprofessional. The Russian pilot reacted to the maneuver and then continued to escort the reconnaissance plane until it changed its route and flew away from the Russian border, it said. Read More »

Israel did not comply with UN call to stop settlements

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Netanyahu had vowed to build the settlement to replace Amona, a settlement outpost built on private Palestinian land that was dismantled in February following an Israeli Supreme Court ruling. Jason Greenblatt , Trump's worldwide envoy, arrived on Monday. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the start of work Tuesday on a new settlement in the occupied West Bank as USA envoys prepared to discuss a new peace push. Read More »

Republican Karen Handel avoids upset in key congressional election in Georgia

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Republican Karen Handel has won a nationally watched congressional election in Georgia and avoided a major upset after the most expensive House campaign in USA history. But even with that pedigree, Trump barely edged Democrat Hillary Clinton in November, giving Ossoff his opening once Price was confirmed. He lives near Emory University while his fiancee finishes medical school. Read More »