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

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I'm a strategic, politically astute leader. Republican Karen Handel beat Democrat Jon Ossoff by around 5 percentage points in the suburban Atlanta district previously represented by Tom Price, now the Health and Human Services secretary. The apparent effectiveness of such attacks alarmed some fellow Democrats, and they show no signs of letting up. But Pelosi defended her record of leadership Thursday during a news conference , calling herself a "master legislator". Read More »

North Korea Officially Denies Torturing Otto Warmbier

Wednesday's discussions replace a sprawling strategic and economic dialogue held annually under the Obama administration. "At the Diplomatic and Security Dialogue in Washington on Wednesday, the USA and China agreed that their companies should not do business with North Korean companies that are subject to United Nations sanctions". Read More »

North Korea detainee's death investigated

A day earlier, the president slammed the "brutal regime" in Pyongyang, and said he was determined to "prevent such tragedies from befalling innocent people at the hands of regimes that do not respect the rule of law or basic human decency". Read More »

AOA's Choa announces departure, FNC says matter being discussed

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Following her admission, AOA's management company, FNC, denied the news of her departure. "We will be deciding on the future steps after more discussion", they told Mydaily News (translation via Soompi ). "After speaking to our label, I've made a decision to leave the team called AOA today, and I'm going to cheer on my fellow members". There are a lot of celebrities who date publicly, and if I want to, I can just do the same and continue promoting, so I don't know why my departure from the ... Read More »

Pro-Syrian regime drone shot down by USA fighter jet

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Earlier this month, the coalition fired on pro-regime ground forces who approached the garrison and shot down a pro-regime armed drone. Russian Federation backs Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, whom Iran also supports , while the USA -led coalition is aligned with groups that oppose the Assad regime and ISIS . Read More »

London tower fire began in fridge, cladding was unsafe

As of Friday, nine victims have been formally identified. "We play the FA Community Shield on Sunday, August 6, with the victims and the heroes of this bad tragedy close to our hearts". "What that means is the aluminium composite tiles, the insulation behind it, how the tiles were fixed to the building as well as how it was installed". Read More »

Ex-Mexican lawmaker arrested at US border on drug charges

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Lucero Guadalupe Sanchez Lopez was arrested Wednesday at the Otay Mesa Cross Border Xpress port of entry, a pedestrian sky bridge that connects the Tijuana airport to the south San Diego community of Otay Mesa. Refugio said he had not yet discussed the matter with Guzman because his client is being kept "incommunicado" in a NY jail. She is being held without bail, as prosecutors told the judge she is a significant flight risk. Read More »

New White House chief usher moves from Trump hotel

U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise remains in fair condition in a Washington, D.C. hospital but on Thursday night, his two children were treated as special guests at the Congressional picnic on the White House lawn. The first lady has seemingly made a habit of wearing a limited color palette, whether it be the khaki dress she wore during her visit in Saudi Arabia or the gleaming gown she wore to this year's Ford's Theatre Annual Gala . Read More »

Global Emergency Capacity Light Market 2017

At the end, this Emergency Capacity Light industry market research report gives perceptive information on current Emergency Capacity Light market trends. In 2016, Total opportunity in LED Downlights market stood at US$XXXX mn. The LED Dimmers market has been analyzed based on applications , geographic distribution, and the substantial factors accountable for the rising demand of the LED Dimmers market globally have been detailed in this report. Read More »

Melania Trump says she 'loves' the White House in first Washington interview

Ivanka was photographed hanging out with her children at the so-dubbed "Picnic in the Park", which had the theme of enjoying a summer evening in Central Park in NY. Melania wore a $3000 dress for the occasion by British designer Mary Katranzou. The Trumps defended their decision by saying they wanted Barron to finish the school year at his exclusive private school before making the move. Read More »

Grenfell Tower blaze sparked by faulty fridge

McCormack said the Metropolitan Police was "looking at every criminal offence from manslaughter onwards". Police will determine whether the use of the two materials was illegal, she said. Any safety findings in the Grenfell investigation are being quickly shared with regulators and civic authorities, McCormack said. Police said there are now more than 250 specialist investigators working on "all aspects" of the investigation. Read More »

No sign of a deal between the DUP and Conservatives

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May is seeking the support of the DUP's 10 lawmakers in the House of Commons after being stripped of her majority in this month's election, with negotiations centering on extra money for Northern Ireland and plans for the U.K.'s exit from the EU. Read More »

Qatar´s neighbours issue demands to end crisis

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Demands made by the allies include forcing Qatar to close its flagship media outlet Al-Jazeera and to cut ties with Iran , the Associated Press reported. Qatar won't negotiate under boycottThe four Arab countries accuse Qatar of funding terrorism , fomenting regional instability and cosying up to Iran . Read More »

Trump Finally Clarifies on Tapes of Comey Talks

The Trump administration has been firing back at the deluge of leaks surrounding Mueller's Russian Federation probe - suggesting that anonymous sources tied to the reports can not be trusted. Members of Congress, on both sides of the aisle, have backed Mueller as a nonpartisan special counsel. Only recently, however, have federal officials acknowledged the scope of the operation: in a hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, a U.S. Read More »

On Eid 2017, a peek into the lives of Puerto Rican Muslims

He told Nyasa Times that the significance of Eid is purely and profoundly spiritual. A statement signed by Hall Abdel Manan Abdel Rahman, the General Secretary of COMOG, and issued to the Ghana News Agency in Accra, said: "Like Ramadan, Eid ul-Fitr is a time for love, perseverance, kindness, forgiveness and tolerance". Read More »

Ronaldo heads Portugal past Russian Federation

Cristiano Ronaldo headed an early victor as Portugal beat hosts Russia 1-0 in the Confederations Cup on Wednesday to go top of Group A and spoil Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev's 100th cap. Mexico ended the day as Group A leaders with four points, ahead of Portugal on goal difference. One reason Ronaldo is strong deep into June is because Real Madrid managed his playing time more carefully this season. Read More »

Saudi Arabia Demands Qatar "Shut Down" Al Jazeera

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That's according to a list obtained by The Associated Press from one of the countries involved in the dispute. The embargo has been co-ordinated by the Saudis along with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt. - Stop the practice of giving Qatari nationality to citizens of the four countries. The Iran provisions in the document say Qatar must close diplomatic posts in Iran, expel any members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard, and only conduct trade and commerce with Tehran that ... Read More »

DIY bomb in China kindergarten blast

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No kindergarten students or teachers are among the dead, the Fengxian government said on Weibo, a Chinese social media platform similar to Twitter. Pictures and videos posted online showed at least a dozen people lying outside the gate of a kindergarten. Read More »

British PM To EU Citizens' Rights In UK

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But in Britain many media portrayed Davis, a veteran Brexit campaigner, as having climbed down from his insistence that the European Union must immediately open talks on a future free trade agreement rather than limit negotiations, as they are now, to basic issues of the divorce, such as the rights of expatriate citizens. Read More »

Paris showcases its sights in race against Los Angeles

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In the Petit Palais, trampoline athletes bounced skyward toward the museum's ornate ceiling murals. There will be 100-meter races on a track floating on the Seine, high-diving into the river, cycling around the Arc de Triomphe and other events to showcase the French capital's suitability for the games. Read More »

US would welcome effective Syrian effort to defeat IS

Central Command issued its own statement , saying the Syrian aircraft was shot down "in collective self-defense of coalition-partnered forces". A United States jet has shot down an Iranian-made drone operated by forces backing the Syrian government in the south of the country, American officials say. Read More »

Damian Green appointed First Secretary of State in Cabinet reshuffle

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But Johnson reportedly urged Conservative Party lawmakers in a group text message to give May their full support in a group text message, ITV reported on Sunday. The Labour Party in the United Kingdom has demanded to know whether newspaper mogul Rupert Murdoch exerted any influence on Michael Gove's return to the cabinet. Read More »

Iran fires missiles at ISIL positions in eastern Syria

On June 7, gunmen and suicide bombers attacked the parliament complex and the shrine of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in Tehran, killing 17 people. "The Saudis and Americans are especially receivers of this message", he said. Back in February, the White House said it had put Iran "on notice" for test-firing a ballistic missile, taking an aggressive posture toward Tehran. Read More »

Group protests senate health care bill, Toomey defends legislation

Senate Republican leaders have released their 142-page discussion draft of a health care bill , triggering a series of legislative steps with one goal - repeal and replace Democratic President Barack Obama's 7-year-old law. Ultimately, Molina said the bill "could hardly seem like a good deal for most Americans", marginalizing the millions who depend on Medicaid for health protection. Read More »