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Russian Opposition Leader Barred From Challenging Putin in Next Election

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Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) on Friday said that President Trump "doesn't talk very strong on Russian Federation, but he acts very strong on Russian Federation", calling it a change from former President Barack ObamaBarack ObamaRep. Current White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer he does not know if Trump believes the conclusion of 16 USA intelligence agencies which confirmed Moscow meddled in the 2016 election. Read More »

Obama 'did nothing' about Russian Federation election meddling

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Democratic process, and we will take action to protect our interests, including in cyberspace, and we will do so at a time and place of our choosing". "From national security people there was a sense of immediate introspection, of, 'Wow, did we mishandle this, '" a former administration official told the newspaper . Read More »

Sanders Signals Backing of Senate Slowdown Over Health-Care Bill

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Instead, Republicans formed a working group of 14 GOP senators that has been meeting in private to hash out ideas on the details of the healthcare bill. Bruce Poliquin, it looks as if it was specifically created to hurt a place like Maine. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says that a House version of the bill - an effort to overturn the Democratic former president's sweeping reforms - would cause 23 million Americans to lose health insurance. Read More »

Top health insurer group won't take position on Senate bill

With no Democratic support, Senate Republicans can only afford two votes against the bill - and there are already more than that. Heller faces a hard re-election fight next year. The association said the legislation failed to meet the benchmarks it laid out for any replacement of the Affordable Care Act: that it maintain current levels of coverage, maintain Medicaid and be the result of a transparent process. Read More »

The Clever Way Georgia Voters Protected Their Lawn Signs

Ryan was asked on CNN whether Pelosi is more toxic in today's discourse than President Donald Trump is. They say voters in Republican-leaning districts are motivated by more than a desire to stop Pelosi and Democrats need to work on developing a message that can win them over. Read More »

Queen Elizabeth II denied repeat victor at Royal Ascot

Doyle realised after a furlong or two that Quest for More was interfering with Big Orange's momentum, and that he needed to get back out in front, so he pressed the big horse forward. "I'm just a small part in a massive team", he said. He gives his all and he's got a heart as big as himself. "She's had four races quick enough, but she's doing well and enjoying it". Read More »

Capitol Hill Police drags disabled citizens protesting Republican healthcare bill

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Kate Brophy McGee said the group met with the senators separately in Washington on Tuesday. And now, on health care, McConnell is moving forward with similar resolve, once again ignoring reservations and second-guessing. The Senate's Republican leader, Mitch McConnell , is unveiling the measure after weeks of closed-door meetings that angered Democrats and some Republicans. Read More »

North Korea defends treatment of Warmbier

When he was returned to the USA this month on "humanitarian grounds", he had already suffered extensive brain damage and was in a vegetative state. Its official news agency, KCNA, quoted a government source as saying: 'Our relevant agencies treat all criminals in accordance with domestic laws and worldwide standards and Warmbier was not an exception'. Read More »

The lasting damage of Trump's 'tapes' bluff

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Asked whether Mueller should step down from the investigation because of his friendship with Comey, Trump says, "We're going to have to see". President Donald Trump has declared that he never made and doesn't have recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI Director James Comey . Read More »

Venezuelan president's opponents lay siege to air base

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Demonstrators break up concrete to make missiles, from the fence of La Carlota Air Base during a protest on the Francisco Fajardo highway, outside in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, June 24, 2017. While Venezuela has begun the process of withdrawal from the OAS, Almagro on Saturday flatly rejected Maduro's suggestion that he step aside in exchange for the country's return to the group. Read More »

Democrats Dealt Major Blow in Special House Runoff Election in Georgia

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Most notable was the appearance of Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond, the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus. Mitt Romney, by comparison, easily won the district by 23 points just four years earlier. In remarks to The Guardian , Handel said, "The lack of civility in society as a whole, some of it, I believe, is very much fueled by social media and frankly, it's fueled by the fact that journalism is not journalism any more". Read More »

Himanta vouches NEDA support for Kovind

Kovind resigned as Bihar governor earlier in the day. The election of the lawyer-turned politician as the 14th president in any case is a virtual certainty because of assurance of support by some non-NDA regional parties. Kumar on Monday had sung paean to Kovind, who was the Bihar Governor before the BJP named him as the Presidential candidate. He is scheduled to meet ailing former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Thursday. Read More »

Rain today, sunny weekend coming

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The storm brings strong winds over the eastern part of the warning area, with storm surges of 1 to 3 feet and some tornadoes. With Tropical Depression Cindy in the area, flooding is a concern for Bossier Parish. The Cumberland Plateau may receive the highest amount of rainfall, according to several computer models, though higher amounts of rain and localized flooding are possible in other areas. Read More »

Palace games: Saudi king deposes crown prince, names son as successor

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The recently appointed Crown Prince responded to the appeal and authorized the charity of the ruling family to give a donation. Dr. Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz al-Rabeeah, supervisor general of KSRelief and adviser at the royal court, appealed to the United Nations and the worldwide community to stand firm against anyone who obstructs humanitarian work in Yemen . Read More »

House Democrat: 'We need new leadership' - KBZK.com | Continuous News | Bozeman, Montana

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I'm sure CNN will start the countdown clock any moment now, but they are both in Republican districts in Alabama and Utah. "I think it's time for a new generation of leadership". Hoyer said about the 2018 midterms, "I think we can win back the House, I really believe that". But Pelosi defended her record of leadership Thursday during a news conference , calling herself a "master legislator". Read More »

USA shoots down Iranian drone in Syria: Coalition

The drone was downed just outside the 55 kilometer de-confliction zone, according to the officials. Assad and his allied forces opposing ISIS are now colliding with the USA -backed Syrian Democratic Forces opposing ISIS, which consist of Arab rebels and the Syrian Kurds of the PYD. Read More »

China, US agree aim of 'complete, irreversible' Korean denuclearisation

Mattis was speaking alongside Secretary of State Rex Tillerson after the two met Chinese officials to discuss North Korea and other regional issues, including China's continued military build up in the South China Sea. "At least I know China tried!" Otto Warmbier, 22, suffered severe brain damage in North Korea and died on Monday following 18 months of captivity in North Korea after he was sentenced to hard labor for stealing a political poster from a hotel. Read More »

O'Brien's Winter of content

The stats are a negative for favourites but Crystal Ocean (9/4), who was the subject of a huge gamble for the Derby before being declared a non runner is fancied to recoup some of those funds on the assumption he can run to that level of form again today. Read More »

Over 100 people feared buried by southwest China landslide

The early morning landslide, which came from a mountain in Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture of Aba, engulfed 62 homes and a hotel in Xinmo Village in Maoxian County. China's national weather observatory continued a yellow alert for rain today, with more heavy showers expected across the country in the next few days. Read More »

GOP holds on to House seat, but Dems surpass expectation

She is a great leader. And sometimes it's hard to get people who are in power, who are used to that, to say, 'You know what? Those seeking a change, including Ohio Democrat Tim Ryan , say Pelosi energizes the Republican base. But they quickly did a 180 when the Georgia race, and a less publicized House contest in SC that the Republican won by 3 percent, turned into an easy 4-point win for Handel. Read More »