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Tight finish seen in Atlanta congressional race, Trump weighs in

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But it's her fundraising skills that are regarded as a key political asset. The former mayor of New York City pointed out Hillary Clinton's campaign poor slogan. And that same thing begins with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi . "But her time has come and gone". "Time to stop rehashing 2016 and talk about the future", tweeted Rep. Read More »

Funeral to be held for U.S. student imprisoned by N. Korea

But on Tuesday, Trump sent a tweet suggesting Xi's efforts had not borne fruit. Rodong Sinmun claimed Mr Trump was considering a pre-emptive strike on North Korea in order to divert attention from a political crisis in the U.S. -China Diplomatic and Security Dialogue included Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis from the USA side, meeting with China's State Councilor Yang Jiechi and General Fang Fenghui, chief of the People's Liberation Army's joint staff department. Read More »

Pelosi Bares The Brunt Of Dems' Georgia Loss

Karen Handel, victor of the special election in Georgia, while campaigning, made sure that she clearly showed the connection of her opponent, Democratic candidate Jon Ossof, to the House Minority Leader. But while Pelosi's critics are increasingly vocal, they have not yet answered critical questions about who would fill her leadership and fundraising roles if they were to mount a serious challenge for the perch atop the party Pelosi has held since 2002. Read More »

Policeman beaten to death by enraged crowd in Indian Kashmir

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Police claimed to have arrested two people and identified another allegedly involved in the killing. Earlier, ADGP (Security) Dilbagh Singh had said the senior officer was at Jamia Masjid for safety and security of the people. Two people have been arrested on Friday. His companion, also in civilian clothes, managed to flee, witnesses said. Director General of Police SP Vaid affirmed that the perpetrators of the atrocity "will face the law". Read More »

Otto Warmbier: North Korea denies mistreating United States student

A USA diplomat who traveled to North Korea to secure the release of American college student Otto Warmbier (WORM'-bir) plans to attend his funeral in OH on Thursday. Because when I was organizing the trip ... and I meet with the delegates here, you know, I addressed... "We see a young man go over there healthy, and with a minor act of mischief come home dead", Mattis said in a joint press conference with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson after briefing on the U.S. Read More »

Crews fighting out-of-control wildfire near 100 Mile House, BC

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The wildfire service says the fire is about eight hectares in size, but does not now pose and threat to homes or public safety, however, it is burning near power transmission lines. The Wildfire Service says it does not not pose an immediate threat to public safety or homes now, however it is burning near to provincial transmission lines. Read More »

Public memorial service help for USA student detained in N. Korea

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He says, "We must step up our efforts to curtail these sources of revenue". He is not specifying any particular action China may take to meet that goal. Last month, Beijing and Washington signed a limited deal to open new markets for each other's exports, and a long-standing friend of the Chinese leadership, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, was confirmed as USA ambassador. Read More »

Jailed Philippine Senator: 'I Won't Be Silenced Or Cowed'

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The former Department of Justice Secretary and now Senator, Leila De Lima, will be facing illegal drug trading charges filed by the Justice Department due to allegations that illegal drugs trading has been rampant in the country's largest prison cell during her term as Justice Secretary. Read More »

Bankrupt Democrats in Denial About Why They Lose

They worked perfectly in Georgia. "And I don't think we're doing enough of that, and I think that's evident in this [Ossoff] race". Roughly 20 Democrats were invited to the private session, although one member said some decided not to show up after POLITICO reported the meeting ahead of time . Read More »

Vox Writer: Special Elections Results Mean 'Republicans Are in Trouble'

During her weekly press briefing on Thursday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that Republican attacks on her are really about attacking her district encompassing the city of San Francisco. "The whole Democratic message under Pelosi is built on fantasy", Watters said. " Nancy Pelosi was a great speaker". Just hours before the news conference, moderate Democratic Rep. Read More »

Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'

The spokesman said North Korea could not understand why Mr. Warmbier died so suddenly after returning home because his health indicators were "normal" upon his release. The statement said the country was being subjected to a " smear campaign " and described themselves as the " biggest victims " in the incident. It demanded that South Korea return 12 restaurant workers who defected to the South a year ago. Read More »

Australia Halts Airstrikes in Syria Over Russian Threats

A USA military official said the drone was "on a run toward our folks to drop a munition on them", so the coalition shot the unmanned aircraft down in self defence. That would pose an existential threat to Israel, which is already struggling to prevent Iranian infiltration of Syrian territory adjacent to the Golan Heights, and would undermine US allies in Jordan and Iraq. Read More »

'I'm Worth the Trouble': Nancy Pelosi Defiant as Members Discuss Ousting Her

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 22, 2017. "If we don't, then I think it's incumbent upon her and all of us to reassess who our leadership should be". As Republicans said on Wednesday, check the scoreboard. David Gergen , senior political analyst, and former presidential advisor to Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Ronald Raegan, and Bill Clinton, told CNN that the results should serve as a warning to the Dems to never ... Read More »

PIA personnel arrested for drug smuggling through planes

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Nine of the 14 were arrested in Karachi , while five others were arrested in Rawalpindi and Lahore, reports the Dawn. "The suspects included PIA employees and personnel of Airport Security Force (ASF)", he said, adding that the suspects would stash heroin and other drugs in hidden chambers of PIA planes and smuggle it overseas. Read More »

Mourners gather for United States student jailed by N Korea

After worldwide outrage and over a year of imprisonment, North Korea released Warmbier last week, saying his health had deteriorated after a bout of botulism. In a news conference before Warmbier's death, they said they could not speculate on the cause of his condition. He said North Korea's treatment of Warmbier demonstrated "a basic disregard for human rights, for human dignity". Read More »

Firefighters keep battling with fire that killed at least 62 in Portugal

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Local officials feared the death toll may rise as as hundreds of firefighters continue to battle the blaze in Pedrogão Grande. The Courier reporter Caleb Cluff was holidaying when the bushfires tore through the towns and has cited the huge eucalypt plantations in the area as another factor in the Australian-style inferno that caught authorities unexpected. Read More »

Number of Refugees Entering the US Drops

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The number of refugees accepted in the United States has dropped by nearly a half in President Trump's first three months, compared to Barack Obama's last three. The comparison is particularly stark because the numbers suggest there was a sharp boost in refugee intakes during the final months of the Obama administration. Read More »

Democratic Rep. says Pelosi is 'impediment' to taking back House majority

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Democrats are right to be concerned about their string of congressional losses - including Tuesday's stinging defeat in the wildly expensive special election in Georgia's 6th District - since Donald Trump was elected president. It's natural to be disappointed, but Democrats should put away their crying towels, regroup and get back to work. "You want me to sing my praises, is that what you're saying? " she said. Read More »

Family of Pastor Imprisoned in North Korea Concerned After Otto Warmbier's Death

The US, South Korea and others often accuse North Korea of using foreign detainees to try to win diplomatic concessions. "The US will have to figure out for itself why the US government (which claims to be so interested in the wellbeing of its citizens) did not even once request that Warmbier be released on humanitarian grounds during the Obama administration". Read More »

A Closer Look At Handel's Victory In The 6th District

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President Donald Trump says Republicans benefit as long as House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi remains in power. "Unfortunately a loss for us, but not good news for them", Pelosi told the rank-and-file in a closed door meeting Wednesday morning, according to Democrats present. Read More »

Vehicle bomb in southwest Pakistan kills at least 11, wounds 20

Police say the two blasts went off nearly simultaneously near a bus terminal at Parachinar's Tori market that was packed with people buying food to break their Ramadan fast. An assistant sub-inspector was among those killed in the attack, said Superintendent of Police Asif Ahmad. The Quetta attack was claimed by a breakaway Taliban faction and the Islamic State group. Read More »

JK lynching: Five of 12 identified held, SP transferred

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Vaid told media here. Since Deputy Superintendent Pandith was not in uniform, the police only identified him hours later when his family called his mobile phone. Mehbooba Mufti also warned the people of the state that such incidents were like testing the patience of the security forces in the Valley and if such actions didn't go well with them then she fears that the time could return to the Valley when people would try to escape after seeing jeeps on the streets. Read More »