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Editor's Note: Anti-Trump isn't enough for Democrats


Lujan said Tuesday's results show Democrats have the momentum to flip the 24 seats they need to reclaim control. In a district that has traditionally backed Republican candidates but went for Hillary Clinton by a slight margin in 2016, Democrats are hoping to win over voters who vote reliably Republican but remain skeptical of President Donald Trump . Read More »

FBI investigating Flint airport attack as terrorism


The suspect, identified as Canadian resident Amor Ftouhi , is charged by the U.S. District Court with committing a violent act in an airport after allegedly stabbing the officer at Flint Bishop International Airport Wednesday morning. A spokesperson for the Canadian Embassy in Washington said its government and law enforcement agencies are "engaged and are cooperating fully" with their American counterparts. Read More »

U.S. shoots down 'Iranian-made' drone in Syria


The dispute over the Syrian attack on the USA -backed fighters and the American response came as Iran launched ballistic missiles at Islamic State strongholds in eastern Syria in retaliation for a pair of attacks by extremists in Tehran earlier this month that killed 17 people and wounded more than 50. Read More »

Auto bomb kills four outside Mogadishu police station


The vehicle laden with explosives was detonated at the entrance of the Waberi district police complex, officials said. "So far we know four people died", Major Mohamed Hussein , a police officer, told Reuters. This is the third attack to hit the capital in three days. It wants to force out African Union peacekeepers, oust the Western-backed government and impose its strict interpretation of Islam. Read More »

Mexico Vs. New Zealand Live Stream

Mexico were 2-1 up in stoppage time in an important group stage match against the All Whites when New Zealand's Michael Boxall broke through Mexico's midfielders and closed on the goal. Pushes, punches and pokes were traded but more controversy followed afterward when Bakary Gassama , the Gambian referee , reviewed the incident using VAR but chose to issue just a yellow card to the three players involved in the initial stages. Read More »

London mosque terror attack suspect named in media

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday expressed its strong condemnation for the vehicle crashing onto people coming out of Finsbury Park mosque in London on June the 18th. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said: "While this appears to be an attack on a particular community, like the bad attacks in Manchester, Westminster and London Bridge, it is also an assault on all our shared values of tolerance, freedom and respect". Read More »

West Nile virus found in Glenview mosquitoes for first time in 2017

Mosquitoes need only a small amount of calm, standing water to lay their eggs and for larvae to hatch. West Nile Virus was detected in a mosquito sample from a trap in Pawtucket in 2016. In Cache County, Rigby said larviciding represents 70 percent of their program.  Drain: Remove all standing water around your home. They use pickup trucks with foggers on the back to dispense the insecticide permethrin, which kills mosquitoes instantly. Read More »

French government ministers step down amid investigations

Justice Minister Francois Bayrou's departure is the latest drama to hit Macron's presidency. That surprise resignation was in response to a French judicial inquiry that opened June 9 into the alleged payment of fictitious assistants in the European Parliament of the Modem party, of which Goulard is a member. Read More »

Shab-e-qadr being observed with religious reverence tonight


The night has special significance as it is better than one thousand years and the angels descend therein by the permission of Allah Almighty. It is also known as the "Night of Power". To the Muslims, the entire month of Ramadan is a period of spiritual training. As according to the tradition, with the setting of sun the faithful will start gathering at mosques to offer special prayers for peace, progress and prosperity of the country, besides seeking forgiveness for their sins. Read More »

May to meet DUP leader to secure minority government deal

Mr Gove, who past year brought Boris Johnson's leadership bid to an end, said it was "wonderful to be sitting alongside" the Foreign Secretary in Cabinet. May is also scheduled to meet French President Emmanuel Macron later in the day. Brexit minister David Davis plans to go to Brussels on Monday to start the talks, which will reshape not only Britain's role in the world, but also that of a bloc praised by many for ensuring peace after World War Two. Read More »

US denies ISIS claim it bombed famous Mosul mosque


The U.S. -led coalition rejected the ISIS' claim . The Counter Terrorism Service had advanced to within 200-300 metres of the mosque during a push to take over the spot where the so-called caliphate was declared, according to the military and the senior commander of the global coalition fighting Isis. Read More »

Presidential polls: Kovind gets 25000-vote boost as Shiv Sena backs NDA


In 2007, it backed Pratibha Patil instead of NDA candidate Bhairon Singh Shekhawt. Shah's gesture of calling up Thackeray to inform him about Kovind's candidature seems to have gone down well with Matoshree which, a BJP functionary pointed out, craves for a telephone call from Prime Minister Narendra Modi or Shah. Read More »

IS militants destroy 12th century mosque in Iraq's Mosul

The Iraqis called the 150 foot (45 metre) leaning minaret Al Hadba, or "the hunchback". In June 2014 the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization said that it had begun work with the province's governorate to stabilize and conserve the minaret, which it said was at risk of collapsing. Read More »

US sends B-1b bombers in show of force against North Korea

He was home, and we believe he could sense that", they said . Assistant Secretary of State Susan Thornton said US officials are "going to give the DPRK/North Korea issue top priority in our discussions, aiming to advance concrete cooperation with China towards a peaceful resolution of the nuclear and missile threat from North Korea". Read More »

Coroner still probing death of US student held by N Korea

Pyongyang's official Rodong Sinmun newspaper said the USA president was in a "tough situation" at home and claimed he was toying with the idea of a preemptive strike on North Korea to divert attention from a domestic political crisis. North Korea continues to test missiles at an unprecedented rate, while U.S. warships and aircraft have maintained a consistent presence in the region for months. Read More »

Tate Britain displays art in memory of Grenfell Tower victims


In memory of Khadija Saye and all those who lost their life at Grenfell Tower, her work is now on display @Tate Britain. Yesterday, in honor of Saye and the other 78 people now confirmed to have died in the fire, Tate Britain put one of the works from her recent series Dwelling: in this space we breathe on view in its galleries. Read More »

Chinese Foreign Minister likely to visit Pakistan on June 24


Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will visit Pakistan on June 24 and then depart for Kabul as part of Beijing's efforts to ease relations between Islamabad and Kabul. He said that the leadership of Communist Party of China had stuck to the reform and opening up policy which have "managed to lift more than 700 million of its people since 1978". Read More »

China security talks focus on North Korea

Their remarks were a departure from a Twitter posting on Tuesday in which Trump suggested the United States was moving on to other options to confront North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's regime. He had returned to the United States in a coma after being held captive in North Korea. In light of Otto Warmbier's death earlier today, there are a lot people on Twitter who are seething with rage against liberal news sites and media figures who once blamed the American student for his own ... Read More »

Here's What The Queen Laid Out In Her Speech To Parliament

Eight of the 24 Bills which survived the policy cull related to the process of leaving the European Union in March 2019. "My government will make further progress to tackle the gender pay gap and discrimination against people on the basis of their race, faith, gender, disability or sexual orientation", the Queen said . Read More »

Rep. Tim Ryan on Dems, Pelosi: 'Our Brand Is Worse Than Trump'


One of the names picked was Tom Price , a Republican congressman from George who eventually was confirmed as the newest Secretary of Health and Human Services. During a June 6 debate, Handel repeatedly pointed out that Ossoff lives outside of the district in Atlanta (reportedly so that his fiancé can live closer to the university where she attends medical school) and made critical statements about his similarities to former House speaker Nancy Pelosi . Read More »

The good, bad, and ugly of Trump's new Cuba policy

It was this move to restore diplomatic ties between the two countries that paved the way for Northeastern to form academic partnerships with two Cuban institutions-the University of Havana and the Antonio Núñez Jiménez Foundation. Importantly, the Trump administration wants to build good rapport with both. "I have no worries because we have had so many years of embargoes and things". Read More »

Police given more time to question Finsbury Park suspect

Eight minutes after the first emergency call, armed police forces killed ringleader Khuram Butt, 27, Rachid Redouane, 30, and Youssef Zaghba, 22. In a statement on behalf of his family, his nephew Ellis Osborne, 26, said: "We are massively shocked". Read More »

JDU supports NDA's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind

Meira Kumar met Congress President Sonia Gandhi at her residence on Wednesday. Asked about the JD (S) stand, Ali told The Indian Express: "We have not yet decided anything". Earlier, when the all-party meeting took place, Sharad Yadav had suggested that we should not decide on the candidate so soon and should wait for the Government to come up with its candidate. Read More »

JD (U) to support Ram Nath Kovind for President

The SP and RJD, however, appear inclined for a contest. Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav, whose father Mulayam Singh Yadav is toeing a different line, said his party will join the Congress-led opposition. Major opposition parties will hold a crucial meet on Thursday amid indications that former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar could be their nominee for the Presidential Election. Read More »