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Assessing Georgia's 6th District election result


The apparent effectiveness of that messaging suggested to some that the 77-year-old Californian could be a liability for Democrats as they aim to regain their majority. "We as Democrats have to come to terms with the fact that we lost again", said Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass. "It's time for some change. It's time for a new generation of leadership in the party". Read More »

Local families mourn loss of fallen sailors

Japan's coast guard is investigating why it took almost an hour for a deadly collision between a U.S. Navy destroyer and a container ship to be reported . But if the container vessel was approaching from the USA ship's right side, the destroyer had the obligation to give it the right of way , a Japanese coastguard spokesman said. Read More »

Hackers Reported to Have Altered 2016 Presidential Campaign Voter Information

Trump's frustration on the Russian Federation issue has mounted - and occasionally boiled over on Twitter - as multiple parallel investigations continue both inside and outside of Congress. Appearing in public before the US Senate Intelligence Committee were Samuel Liles, acting director of the DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A), Cyber Division, and Jeanette Manfra , acting deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity and comms at the DHS' National Protection and Programs ... Read More »

China landslide leaves 100 missing in Sichuan

The 7.9-magnitude quake struck China in May 2008 and killed 90,000 people. The province suffered a devastating quake that measured 8.0 on the Richter scale on May 12, 2008 at 14:28 local time and left over 80,000 people dead and approximately 4.8 million homeless. Read More »

What lessons were learned from this week's Congressional runoff election?


And both candidates were bolstered by tens of millions of dollars from national PACs. Their action plan: Keep talking. It's about all they can do. The party hasn't figured out that it needs solid candidates who have more to say than "I'm with the anti-Trump Resistance!" "I really, after the (2014) Senate race, I was moving on", she said in a late-Tuesday phone call. Read More »

Politician says Russian Federation vs Mexico football game will be interesting to watch


In the first round of the competition, they defeated New Zealand 2: 0, but in the match with the Portuguese have never been struck even at the gate goal rivals, deservedly losing 0: 1. "They had written us off going into that Mexico game. We will be playing a hard side but we think that we will win", Santos said. Yes, and with a difference of more than two goals in New Zealand last lost in 2013. Read More »

North Korea tests suspected ICBM rocket engine


One US official told Reuters the test may have taken place in the last 24 hours. The United States is now under more pressure to freeze the missile tests conducted by North Korea after Otto Warmbier , the student who was imprisoned in the other half of South Korea for more than a year. Read More »

Hillary Clinton: GOP Is 'Death Party' If O'Care Repeal Bill Passes

Asked what would need to be included in the bill to get him on board, Paul said: "It has to look less like Obamacare light - it's got to look like what we promised". It is expected to run the same calculations on number of insured and cost of premiums for the Senate draft bill early next week. For all the objections and theatrics by Senate Democrats - Sen. Read More »

Trump Says His False Threat of "Tapes" Was Designed to Pressure Comey


Comey credited the tweet with his decision to leak his detailed memos of his interactions with the president to a friend, who then gave the information to the New York Times for publication. He also said that "the people that've been hired were all Hillary Clinton supporters". The panel's Republican chairman, Rep Michael Conaway, who is leading the House committee's investigation, told reporters on Friday that Trump's tweet was not a sufficient response. Read More »

Mexico relishing chance to prove maturity, advance vs. Confederations Cup host Russia


Santos has stuck with a very similar team for this tournament to the one that won the 2016 European Championships in France. Find out what time New Zealand vs Portugal gets underway where you are in the world . "All coaches are asked about it but Portugal is not only about Ronaldo". The next stage in the group A matches is a final match which will serve as a knockout game thereby deciding which teams will head off into the semi-finals. Read More »

Trump proposes to build wall with solar panels on border with Mexico

If some of that electricity were to be sold to Mexican households and industries, it could help Mr. Trump fulfill one of his most outlandish campaign proposals by having Mexico effectively pay for the wall. "You're the first group I told that to", the president chimed. He had campaigned on the promise Mexico would pay for the proposed wall - a plan Mexico has vehemently rejected. Read More »

South Korean leader observes missile test


North Korea has tested a rocket engine that the United States believes could be part of its programme to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, U.S. Defense officials and the domestic news media said the missile could fly up to 800 kilometers, or 497 miles - the maximum ballistic missile range allowed under a deal with the United States. Read More »

Plane crash in Dayton, Oh


The Wright Patterson Air Force Base said its firefighters responded alongside the airport's fire and rescue team. They were listed in good condition, according to a statement posted to the official Thunderbirds Facebook page. An F-16 Thunderbird carrying two airmen - one from Colorado - was flipped over by a strong gust of wind Friday . Reed said there was no immediate report of any injuries or fuel leaks. Read More »

Portugal keep New Zealand guessing on Ronaldo


Portugal will play New Zealand in a Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match scheduled for Saturday. Portugal have progressed through to the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup with a 4-0 win over New Zealand . Cristiano Ronaldo scored a penalty in the 33rd minute to put Portugal ahead as his side eased through to the semifinals. Moor's 11th-minute goal looked to be enough, with Toronto goalkeeper Alex Bono preserving the win with a save on Teal Bunbury's header in the 88th ... Read More »

Police Announce Cause Of Grenfell Tower Fire, And It Wasn't Arson

To see if you have the fridge in question, Hotpoint say to check the model and serial number, usually located on a sticker behind the salad container. According to a Downing Street spokeswoman, however, the 14 blocks in London , Manchester and Plymouth that failed fire-safety assessments are not necessarily at risk. Read More »

Queen's speech dominated by European Union exit


During Queen Elizabeth's speech this morning-an address to Parliament during which the monarch lays out the Prime Minister's legislative plans for the coming year-Trump was notably absent from a list of upcoming visitors to the UK. The Queen was accompanied by the Prince of Wales in the traditional ceremony in the House of Lords, after Buckingham Palace announced that the Duke of Edinburgh had been admitted to hospital as a precaution on Tuesday night. Read More »

Blast at China kindergarten; reports of casualties


In May, a school bus packed with kindergarten pupils erupted in flames inside a tunnel in eastern Shandong province, killing 11 children, a teacher and the driver. Local newspaper Xiandaikuaibao reported that the blast appeared to have been caused by a cooking gas container. Clothes and shoes were also seen strewn across the ground. Read More »

Trump is 'very supportive' of Senate healthcare bill: White House

Al Baldasaro attended a veterans event Friday just hours before White House press secretary Sean Spicer denounced a play for seemingly urging violence against the president. Baldasaro's attendance also comes at a time when the White House has condemned a series of incidents in popular culture in which violence against Trump has been made light of or otherwise depicted. Read More »

Ramnath vs Meira : Bihar Ki beti nominated for defeat , says Nitish Kumar


Nitish Kumar on Friday said " Bihar ki beti" Meira Kumar has been nominated as the presidential candidate by the opposition only to lose. "If Nitish Kumar joins the NDA, LJP will welcome him", Paswan said. "We are not personally against NDA's presidential candidate". Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee didn't seem happy with the Kovind's candidature. Read More »