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Reactions to Pro-Life Republican Karen Handel's Election Victory

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Ryan isn't saying whether or not he will challenge Pelosi as House Minority Leader again. UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN: Ossoff would vote with Nancy Pelosi to weaken our military. Clamoring on to power like the true career politician that she is, Pelosi isn't going to go down without a fight. While there are plenty of news reports highlighting how many people are calling for the House Minority Leader to step aside, few are also reporting that California's 12th District has ... Read More »

Don't Assume Conservative Defections Will Sink Senate TrumpCare Bill

Casey tweeted his way through the bill Thursday, posting pictures of provisions including one that would authorize $2 billion for fiscal year 2018 for state grants to support substance use disorder treatment and recovery support services for individuals with mental or substance use disorders. Read More »

Trump questions impartiality of Russian Federation probe chief

But amid confidence that Democrat Hillary Clinton still had the election in the bag and worries over president Barack Obama himself being seen as manipulating the election, the administration delivered warnings to Moscow but left countermeasures until after the vote, the Post reported . Read More »

Otto Warmbier death a 'mystery': North Korea denies responsibility

Warmbier, an American college student who was released by North Korea in a com. "Although we had no reason at all to show mercy to such a criminal of the enemy state, we provided him with medical treatment and care with all sincerity on a humanitarian basis until his return to the USA, considering that his health got worse". Read More »

Hillary Clinton says Republicans will be the "death party" if they pass

Those include stabilizing the state's insurance market, which has just one company offering individual health policies, and "providing a sustainable and equitable path forward for Medicaid ", he said . "And the tax credits in the bill will also be better designed". He called the Senate's bill "not a health care bill" but a "massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families to the richest people in America". Read More »

Separate blasts kill 40 in Pakistan

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However, Sunni militant groups have claimed responsibility for several attacks in the area in the past. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called for security to be beefed up across the country as he condemned the attack , saying that no Muslim could ever imagine committing such a "horrific" act. Read More »

North Korea denies torturing USA student, calls death a mystery

Tillerson and Mattis spent most of Wednesday in closed-door meetings with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi and General Fang Fenghui of the People's Liberation Army Joint Staff, with the aim of building on diplomatic momentum from the April meeting between Trump and President Xi Jinping in Mar-a-Lago. Read More »

We're not involved in Warmbier's death, says N/Korea

Warmbier's cause of death hasn't been determined. North Korea denied allegations that American student Otto Warmbier had been mistreated while in Pyongyang's custody, and blamed the US administration of President Barack Obama for his death. Read More »

Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says 'no'

President Donald Trump made calls to fellow Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Friday to mobilize support for their party's healthcare overhaul while acknowledging the legislation is on a "very, very narrow path" to passage. In fact, people who are over 50, many of them would be asked to pay as much as 50 percent of their income [for health insurance], and that's all in order to make the policies cheaper for younger people. Read More »

On the Ground in the 6th: Scenes from Georgia's Election Night

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In a letter to Democrats late Wednesday, Pelosi insisted majority control of the House is up for grabs. And control of the House of Representatives could still be in play in the 2018 midterm elections. But Pelosi insisted she's already done that by bringing younger members into leadership. Pelosi should watch her back. Even Cher chimed in, tweeting that the GOP runs against her in every race. Read More »

North Korea says U.S. student's death a 'mystery to us as well'

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday China should do more to rein in North Korea's nuclear program and he would call on President Xi Jinping to "lift all measures" against South Korean companies taken in retaliation against Seoul's decision to host a US anti-missile defense system. Read More »

Iran retaliates to ISIS attacks, warns reactionary countries

In two simultaneous terrorist attacks on the administrative building of Iran's parliament and the shrine of Imam Khomeini in Tehran on June 7, 17 people were killed and 56 injured. So, in that sense, Iran's attack on ISIS was far more modest than its last firing of ballistic missiles on the MEK. Washington also described those strikes as self-defence. Read More »

Dennis Rodman: 'People don't see … the good side' of North Korea

Hunziker was detained in North Korea for months in 1996 for illegally crossing the border and committed suicide less than a month after he returned to the United States later that year. But the move has angered China , which says the system's powerful radar will look deep into its territory and undermine regional security. "Once he started working with Otto, he couldn't wait to go", Cain said. Read More »

Otto Warmbier's Family Objects To Autopsy

Otto was convicted of subversion , and in March 2016 he was sentenced to 15 years in prison with hard labor, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. He has not engaged in any purposeful movements or behaviors". "He has profound weakness of contraction in his arms and legs". 'It doesn't appear to have been actual physical violence to the brain but it does appear to be some virus or bacteria and whatever it was, it led to his loss of consciousness, coma, return to the United States and ... Read More »

Russian Federation denies confirmation of Baghdadi's killing

Russian Federation announced on Friday that it has killed the leader of the Islamic State , Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in an airstrike on May 28 on the southern outskirts of Raqqa. The U.S. also could not confirm the report. The spokesman for the US -led anti-Islamic State coalition is urging caution on reports that Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed. Read More »

U.S. senators agree on law for fresh Russian Federation sanctions

Lindsey Graham said the president will be "betraying democracy" if he doesn't sign the legislation, given the "overwhelming evidence that Russian Federation is trying to destroy democracy here and overseas". President Trump is expected to meet Mr. Putin for the first time, ahead of G20 meeting. The sanctions are in response to a trio of Russian actions, including their interference in the 2016 election, engagement in Syria and invasion of Crimea . Read More »

DUP demands £2bn to prop up Theresa May's government

A DUP source claimed an agreement was "certainly not imminent". Liberal Democrat chief whip Alistair Carmichael, a former Scotland secretary, said any deal with the DUP which meant extra cash went to Northern Ireland would also require increased funding for Scotland and Wales. Read More »

Theresa May makes 'fair and serious' offer to European Union citizens

She also suggested that while rights would be enforced by British courts, they could also be enshrined in global law if the agreement was included in the final treaty of withdrawal. But the PM stuck to her position that any extension of rights must be part of a deal offering similar arrangements to Britons living in the remaining 27 member states. Read More »

Here Is Every Republican Senator Who Opposes the Health Care Bill

Senate GOP leaders can lose no more than two Republicans from their slim 52-seat majority to pass the bill over Democratic opposition. Four conservative GOP senators quickly announced initial opposition to the measure, and others were evasive, raising the specter of a jarring rejection by the Republican-controlled body. Read More »

US Military Service Members Wounded In Insider Attack In Afghanistan

The U.S. military says that seven America soldiers were wounded in the insider attack by an Afghan soldier. The attackers, some dressed in Afghan military uniforms, managed to pass through two checkpoints in military vehicles before being stopped, after which they opened fire on the busy compound. Read More »

Sen. Heller Announces Opposition To GOP Health Care Reform Bill

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The plan gets rid of those mandates. And yet, they came close. The GOP plan also raises the number of workers that businesses may employ without offering employee health insurance. Criticism after criticism that Republicans have lobbed at Democrats over the years about how the Affordable Care Act was passed apply to a far greater extent to the health-care bill the GOP leadership has been drafting covertly. Read More »