• Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss
Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss

Pelosi has helped engineer budget deals, an overhaul of the nation's health care law and an economic stimulus during her years as a leader. Pelosi said that would be fine with her. The money numbers suggest why: In the 2016 election, Ryan's Penguin PAC donated just $13,000 to other Democrats. On Morning Joe Thursday, Rep. Kathleen Rice , D-N...

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  • Hillary Clinton Calls Republicans
Hillary Clinton Calls Republicans "The Death Party", Slams Senate Healthcare Bill

That process limits what policies can be included in the legislation, and the waiting period could be among the restricted provisions, Vox reports. But not all Republicans fully support this legislation. "If Republicans pass this bill, they're the death party". He celebrated the bill's narrow passage last month in a Rose Garden event with House...

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  • US secure first win of America's Cup, trail NZ 4-1
US secure first win of America's Cup, trail NZ 4-1

But defending champions the United States of America replied with their first win of the best-of-13 series in race six in Bermuda. The Kiwi team dominated the opening four races against the defender (one of the points from those wins was scrubbed out as Team NZ went into the Cup match on -1), revealing massive speed advantage over the US-flagged ...

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  • Off-duty black St. Louis cop mistakenly shot by white cop
Off-duty black St. Louis cop mistakenly shot by white cop

Police are still searching for the third suspect involved in this incident. "We have a police officer standing in his own yard, who hears the commotion from the vehicle crash on the block, comes out, and has a conversation with some of the officers on the scene who are pursuing the stolen auto - and he winds up getting shot!" As he was doing so, ...

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  • 10 killed, several injured in twin blasts in Pak's tribal area
10 killed, several injured in twin blasts in Pak's tribal area

Abdul Razzaq Cheema, director general of police in Baluchistan province, of which Quetta is capital, told Reuters the bomber had detonated a auto packed with explosives. The second blast happened a few minutes after people gathered at the first blast site for rescue, local media quoted eyewitnesses as saying. Nine security officials were among the ...

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  • Australia to resume airstrikes in Syria
Australia to resume airstrikes in Syria

The U.S. -led worldwide coalition said Sunday, according to CNN , that it will remain focused to fighting the Islamic State , but will defend itself. The SU-22 incident took place on Sunday afternoon near the town of Tabqa, where the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have been fighting Islamic State militants as part of a drive to retake the city...

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  • Iran displays missiles during annual anti-Israel rallies
Iran displays missiles during annual anti-Israel rallies

In a speech to the crowd in the capital, parliament speaker Ali Larijani called Israel the "mother of terrorism". The country's nuclear and ballistic missile programs have always been a point of contention between Tehran and Washington, and are behind American sanctions against Iran.

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  • American Horror Story Season 7 Adds Arrow's Colton Haynes
American Horror Story Season 7 Adds Arrow's Colton Haynes

Joining Haynes are the previously announced Billie Lourd , Leslie Grossman , Billy Eichner , and series regulars Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters . American Horror Story season 7 is set to premiere on FX sometime in the fall. While waiting for the return of the series on FX, come to participate in the 2017 World Cup and vote for your favorite...

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  • Yoga Day at DU, JNU
Yoga Day at DU, JNU

Practising chair yoga increases blood circulation, improves feet, toes, hand and finger movements, balance, stimulates elimination of body toxins and betters posture. Fifty or sixty minutes should be enough to bring harmony to the body, mind and intellect. "Modi coming here and performing yoga in the company of children and youths was perhaps the...

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  • 800 households evacuated in London among fire concerns
800 households evacuated in London among fire concerns

Ms Gould said it was expected the work would take three or four weeks, adding: "We realise that this is hugely distressing for everyone affected and we will be doing all we can, alongside the London Fire Brigade and other authorities, to support our residents at this hard time".

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  • United States shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border
United States shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

Among US coalition members, Australia is carrying out one of the highest levels of airstrikes in both countries, though naturally they are all far fewer than US strikes. The Syrian government forces and their allies have placed themselves south of Raqqa and on the outskirts of Deir el-Zour, the IS militants' last refuge.

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  • Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election
Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

He also confirmed that while Russian Federation , at the direction of President Vladimir Putin , orchestrated cyberattacks on the United States to influence the 2016 presidential election, Moscow was unable to actually alter ballots. Priestap would not name the states or say which systems lost data, saying the Federal Bureau of Investigation ...

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  • Trump accuses ex-FBI director Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'
Trump accuses ex-FBI director Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

Mr Comey also said Mr Trump asked him in January to pledge loyalty to the president, an unusual request that would put in doubt the independence of the Federal Bureau of Investigation . Republicans as well as Democrats will conclude that the president is incompetent, that his word can not be trusted, that he does not respect the laws and norms...

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  • Mosque where ISIS began is destroyed
Mosque where ISIS began is destroyed

Commandos from Iraq's elite Counter-Terrorism Service had gotten to within nearly 50 yards of the landmarks in Mosul when the militants blew up the mosque and minaret, officials said. Still, the US military cautioned Wednesday that the fight for Mosul continues despite the destruction of the mosque. ERBIL, Iraq The U.S. -led global coalitio...

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  • Palestinian killed upon stabbing attack at Israeli soldiers
Palestinian killed upon stabbing attack at Israeli soldiers

Israeli and US officials provided no information on what was to be discussed and there are no plans for Kushner to speak to the media or take any questions, maintaining the circumspect profile he has established since Trump took office. While preliminary work has already begun, plans for the settlement have yet to go through the approval process, m...

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  • France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win
France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win

Party won an absolute majority in the 577-seat National Assembly , Castaner said the government reshuffle would be "technical and not far-reaching". Macron wants to move quickly on relaxing labour regulations before overhauling France's unwieldy pension system next year. The French leader is expected to capitalize on this win to implement ...

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  • UN says world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050
UN says world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050

That trend came in spite of lower fertility rates in almost all regions of the world, including in Africa, where rates fell from 5.1 births per woman up to 2005 to 4.7 births in the five years following. While fertility levels are declining almost everywhere, the 47 least-developed countries had high fertility rates averaging 4.3 births per woman b...

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  • Prodigy Of Mobb Deep Dead At 42
Prodigy Of Mobb Deep Dead At 42

Prodigy has battled sickle cell since birth and was in Las Vegas for a performance. Even still, at this time, an exact cause of death remains unknown. He's battled health problems for years, most notably suffering from sickle cell, but right now the cause of death is unknown. He also collaborated last year with Kathy Iandoli on a cookbook, Commi...

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  • Special counsel is investigating Kushner's business dealings
Special counsel is investigating Kushner's business dealings

It was during his meeting with Gorkov that Kushner reportedly suggested that Trump officials and the Kremlin establish a line of secure communications at a Russian diplomatic facility. As Mueller's probe continues, Vice President Mike Pence has retained private counsel over this matter. Coats and Rogers refused to comply with the president's requ...

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  • Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'
Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

It is good news that senators may make their bill more centrist rather than, as the House did, more austere in order to pass it. At a Rose Garden ceremony minutes after the bill's 217-213 House passage on May 4, Trump called it "a great plan".

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  • Iran Brands as Crushing and Successful IS Attack in Syria
Iran Brands as Crushing and Successful IS Attack in Syria

Activists in Syria said they had no immediate information on damage or casualties from the strikes. "This is what they have to show for 30 years of missile development?" China is thought to have aided Iran with missile technology as early as the late 1980s, while North Korean/Iranian cooperation in missile technology also dates back to the 1980...

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  • Tennessee
Tennessee "hero" says Georgia fugitives surrendered to him

They then attempted to steal a second vehicle from a home, but were held at gunpoint by this homeowner. Bill Miller, of the Tennessee Highway Patrol, said the inmates were captured at the home after being help at gunpoint by the homeowner, who asked for help from his neighbor who also had a firearm.

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  • White House discussing moving Spicer to senior communications role
White House discussing moving Spicer to senior communications role

The scouting process has been in full swing since communications director Michael Dubke resigned from the role last month. Deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who has frequently filled in for Spicer, has told people that she doesn't want the job of press secretary, according to a source close to her.

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  • White House Staffers Are Reportedly Freaking Out Over Robert Mueller's Possible Firing
White House Staffers Are Reportedly Freaking Out Over Robert Mueller's Possible Firing

Ruddy also said Monday evening that Trump interviewed Mueller for the Federal Bureau of Investigation director position the day before he was named as special counsel. "I spoke to him last week". "If there were good cause, I would consider it", Rosenstein testified. "And the next day he's now maybe using some of that information in his investigat...

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  • McCartney, Rowling promoted in the queen's Birthday Honors
McCartney, Rowling promoted in the queen's Birthday Honors

Three leading sporting stars from Northern Ireland have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list. From the world of entertainment, Ed Sheeran , Emile Sande and Erin O'Conner were awarded MBEs while David Walliams can add OBE to the end of his name.

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  • Jammu and Kashmir: 6 policemen killed in Anantnag terrorist attack
Jammu and Kashmir: 6 policemen killed in Anantnag terrorist attack

Separate clashes in Indian-administered Kashmir killed 10 people - five police officers, a soldier, two civilians and two suspected rebels - authorities said on Friday, as violence in the troubled region continues to spike. Two civilians received bullet injuries but were reported to be out of danger. Reports from the area said the security fo...

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  • N.Korea to soon test ICBM: State media
N.Korea to soon test ICBM: State media

Today was no exception as North Korean state-run media reported about the successful test-firing of several cruise missiles the day before. The claim indicates the regime has continued to advance its missile technology since its leader Kim Jong-un said during his annual address on January 1 that the regime was in the final stage of developing I...

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  • Dept. of Homeland Security Secretary Ends DAPA Program
Dept. of Homeland Security Secretary Ends DAPA Program

On Thursday night, President Donald Trump's administration made a decision to continue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the New York Times reported . Obama's attempt to expand it to also cover the parents of the Dreamers . But around the same time , Vox published a leaked draft executive order in which the president p...

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  • Trump goes bonkers in afternoon Twitter rant about Clinton and Russian Federation
Trump goes bonkers in afternoon Twitter rant about Clinton and Russian Federation

But Senate investigators continue to press other top officials of the U.S. Intelligence Community for details about their own recent contacts with President Trump , which have been reported to include appeals to help end the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of Russian election meddling.

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  • Four US soldiers killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan
Four US soldiers killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan

An apparent insider attack in northern Afghanistan on Saturday left some USA troops wounded, US and Afghan officials said. "The incident is now under investigation", the statement read. He said the attacker was shot dead. US soldiers have been wound. Six U.S. troops have been killed from hostile fire in Afghanistan in 2017. In a statement, ...

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  • Protester storms stage during Julius Caesar play in NYC
Protester storms stage during Julius Caesar play in NYC

The play paused, the actors still on stage, as security officers removed Loomer and Posobiec from the theater. The actor playing Caesar sports a navy blue suit, a red tie and reddish blonde hair, and grabs at his wife's crotch in a characterization that evokes President Donald Trump .

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  • Indians held by IS in Iraq's Mosul are alive: Government
Indians held by IS in Iraq's Mosul are alive: Government

She warned that they no agency in the world can cope with a situation if 40, 000 people decide to flee at the same time. On Thursday, the Armed Forces lowered the black flag of Daesh (the acronym of the IS in Arabic) and hoisted the Iraqi flag in public buildings in Bab Sinjar, in the western zone, from where they moved to Farouq to plan the final ...

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  • Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting
Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting

Reps. A government official says the suspect in the Virginia shooting that injured Rep. Steve Scalise and several others has been identified Hodgkinson. The wife of the Alexandria, Virginia, gunman said she's shocked about the attack and had no idea what her husband was planning. James told her that he was going to Washington, D.C.to "work on tax...

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  • Bill Cosby sex-assault trial
Bill Cosby sex-assault trial

Drugging and sexually violating a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. He says it was consensual. The judge said he saw no evidence of coercion or trouble in the deliberating room after the jurors reported their impasse on Thursday and he instructed them to keep trying for a verdict.

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  • Section 144 imposed in south Kashmir after LeT commander Junaid Mattoo's encounter
Section 144 imposed in south Kashmir after LeT commander Junaid Mattoo's encounter

Reportedly, Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashker-e-Taiba is believed to be behind the attack. Constable Shabir Ahmad was shot outside his residence at Bogund in Kulgam . The post 6 Cops Confirmed Dead After LeT terrorists Attacked Thajiwara village then mutilate faces with bullets appeared first on Ngyab . The sources said that Mohammad Ashra...

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