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Orlando Remembers Pulse Victims One Year After Shooting

Richards was there to represent Dee Dee Drayton, a Georgetown-born, Myrtle Beach-raised woman who was one of the 49 killed in the mass shooting. The city of is planning to turn the closed nightclub into a permanent memorial. At midday, a small group of anti-gay protestors came to the scene, carrying a sign with homophobic slurs, but the majority of the crowd wore rainbow-adorned garb to support gay rights. Read More »

Ohio's official budget gap exceeds $1B over 2 years

Heller is the most politically endangered Republican senator in 2018, by some distance. "This bill may change, but Republicans will only be putting lipstick on a devastating blow to Americans' health care", said Sen. Confused? So are many experts in the health care community, who are urging Wisconsin's US senators to find ways to eliminate what the Wisconsin Hospital Association has estimated as a $36.9 billion loss in federal aid by 2025. Read More »

Consumed by Trump hatred, Democratic Party consuming itself

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Rep. Ben Ray Lujan of New Mexico, who chairs the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee that invested millions in the race, argued in a memo to lawmakers, "Despite the loss, we have a lot to be proud of" and "we have a unique opportunity to flip control of the House of Representatives in 2018". Read More »

Other Views: Bad day for the Democrats

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But after what happened on Tuesday night in special congressional elections in Georgia and SC, I'm beginning to think the Democrats are never going to get exhausted of losing. Vela told Francis that he was trying to point out what was needed for the Democrats to win the 2018 elections . "We don't agonize. We organize". Read More »

Nancy Pelosi: 'I'm worth the trouble.' Conservatives agree

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Handel, an establishment Republican and former state secretary of state, defeated Democratic challenger and political novice Jon Ossoff by about five percentage points, USA television networks projected, denying Democrats what would have been their first election victory of the year. Read More »

Presidential Election 2017: Ram Nath Kovind meets Vajpayee to seek his blessings

Along with their support, the ruling alliance now has over 60 per cent of the vote and Mr Kovind is expected to sail through. "The party has made a decision to support Ram Nath Kovind". Kovind was accompanied by his wife. The Congress has stepped up its efforts to keep the opposition united as its top brass held discussions with the leaders of a host of other parties after the JD-U's decision. Read More »

UK Queen lays out May's policies amid tumult

But Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said it wasn't included in the speech because a date for the visit has not been fixed. May's invitation, extended with days of Trump taking office, has been sharply criticized by all parties. The UK government will ensure that the country maintains its leading role on the world stage after leaving the European Union, and drive worldwide efforts on global security and conflict resolution, particularly in the Middle East, Queen Elizabeth II said Wednesday. Read More »

Should Nancy Pelosi Step Down?

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Richmond characterized the meeting as a "family discussion" that should be kept private, but he did say that they talked about how to get back to a majority and that some called for leadership change. Gerrymandering GOP officials across the country have left so few districts in play that to succeed, Democrats must win over Republicans in places like Kansas' 3rd District, which is now represented by Kevin Yoder. Read More »

Frustrated Dems face steep challenge to unseat Pelosi

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A handful of Democrats have publicly said that after losing four special elections since January, especially a race in the Atlanta suburbs earlier this week, and failing to regain the majority in the House in the last four national elections, their party needs new leadership in the House. Read More »

Terrorist 'sanctuaries' in Afghanistan responsible for recent attacks in Pak: ISPR

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The statement comes hours after three deadly bombings in Quetta and Parachinar, Kurram Agency, which killed 47 people dead and wounded more than hundred others. During a debate on Afghanistan, Maleeha said that the resilience of the insurgency led by the Taliban can not be explained away by convenient references to external "safe havens" or "support centers". Read More »

Russian Federation fires missiles from Mediterranean at ISIS in Syria

US -backed Syrian militias closed in on Islamic State's Syrian stronghold of Raqqa on Wednesday, taking territory on the south bank of the Euphrates River with the aim of encircling the city, a militia spokesman told Reuters. Two Russian warships and a submarine in the Mediterranean have fired missiles at Islamic State group targets in Syria, the defence ministry said Friday. Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to fair condition, hospital announces

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Rep. Steve Scalise was shot when a gunman opened fire at a GOP baseball practice in Alexandria , VA. That social media and letters to the editor showed Hodgkinson to be an ardent liberal who hated congressional Republicans gave the attacks an terrible partisan overtone and inevitably led Rep. Read More »

Iranian Resistance Reveals Iran Regime's Missile Program

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Iran's attack on Syria failed, as the majority of the Zulqifar missiles missed their target. The Guard described the missile strike as revenge for attacks on Tehran earlier this month that killed at least 18 people and wounded more than 50, the first such IS assault in the country. Read More »

Donald Trump walks away from James Comey recording claims

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In the meeting, Comey claimed that Trump asked him to back off of an investigation into Michael Flynn , the retired lieutenant general who Trump had fired as national security adviser the previous day. Speculations were provoked when Trump sacked Comey, leading to controversies. Trump fired Comey on May 9. The discussions will focus on ensuring that the subcommittee's investigation is not interfering with Mueller's probe, one source said. Read More »

Turkey summons US Ambassador over arrest warrants for Erdogan's security detail

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The brawl took place outside the residence of Turkey's ambassador to Washington shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump met with Erdogan at the White House. A man holding a bullhorn was repeatedly kicked in the face. HARI SREENIVASAN: Erdogan responded to the charges, and said the demonstrators were associated with Kurdish militants who've been engaged in a long insurgency against the Turkish government. Read More »

Spanish tax fraud: Mourinho risks jail term

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Prosecutors said he had failed to declare revenues from his image rights in his Spanish income tax declarations from 2011 and 2012, "with the aim of obtaining illicit profits". Mascherano was also convicted of tax fraud last year and was given a suspended one-year sentence. Barcelona and Argentina striker Lionel Messi was also handed a 21-month sentence after being found guilty of tax evasion previous year, while his teammate Neymar was fined a whopping €45.9m for failing to report ... Read More »

EC disqualifies MP minister Narottam Mishra for 3 years

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Mishra is disqualified to contest any election for three years, the state is going to assembly polls in 2018 December. The EC took the decision after he did not file certain details in his election expenditure in the 2008 polls. The high court later vacated its stay order in light of fresh evidence submitted by the complainant. Mr Mishra approached the Supreme Court to stall the EC proceedings but the top court did not grant him any relief. Read More »

Trump may be signaling North Korean policy shift with China tweet

The agency accused Seoul of tarnishing Pyongyang's image with its "slanderous talk about cruel treatment and torture" while having no knowledge of the "humanitarian" treatment Mr Warmbier received in the North. considering that his health got worse", the agency quoted a spokesman of Pyongyang's foreign ministry as saying. That money also helps pay for the country's nuclear and missile programmes, both of which Pyongyang believes it needs to deter any US-led attempt at regime change, experts ... Read More »

Maharashtra govt announces Rs 34000 crore farm loan waiver

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All the ministers and MLAs will give their one month salary to support the farm loan waiver ", he added further. From the earlier Rs one lakh waiver, the government revised it to Rs 1.5 lakh per farmer, Fadnavis announced after an high-level meeting held at Mantalaya, the state secretariat here. Read More »

Bill Cosby Trial: Jury Had 2 Not Guilty Holdouts

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However, after over 50 hours of deliberations, a unanimous decision could not be reached on any of the three counts. Prosecutors plan to put Cosby on trial again. The juror said the two holdouts against finding Cosby guilty were "not moving, no matter what". On the second count, which alleged that Constand was unconscious or unaware during the assault, they were 11 to 1 to acquit. Read More »

Senate Health Care Bill Hangs In The Balance As 4 Lawmakers Waver

Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas, Rand Paul of Kentucky, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, and Mike Lee of Utah said in a joint statement Thursday that they were "not ready to vote for this bill", but they left the door open to "negotiation" and "obtaining more information" before the bill was brought to a vote . Read More »