• Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many
Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

Ironically, a Democrat came closer to an upset in Tuesday's other special election - one the national party hardly contested - in a rural SC district that Trump won by 19 points. "Usually they go after the most effective leaders because they want to diminish the opportunity that we have", Pelosi said. Debbie Dingell of MI. Still when Democrat...

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  • Congressional Baseball Game carries on, one day after shooting
Congressional Baseball Game carries on, one day after shooting

President Donald Trump sent a video message to the game, highlighting Scalise who remains in critical condition on Thursday after several surgeries. Thirty-three Republicans and 26 Democrats put their political differences aside for a night of baseball. They signed oversized cards for the wounded.

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  • Protect health care for children
Protect health care for children

The speech by Dr. Tom Price, the USA secretary of Health and Human Services, came two days after a select group of Republicans in the Senate released a bill that would eliminate the Affordable Care Act's requirement for most people to buy health insurance or pay a fine, significantly roll back the expansion of Medicaid coverage for the poor (call...

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  • Mother's hot vehicle lesson ends in kids' deaths
Mother's hot vehicle lesson ends in kids' deaths

Cynthia Marie Randolph , 24, was being held Saturday on two counts of causing serious bodily injury to a child. During subsequent interviews with the police and with Texas Rangers, Randolph kept changing her story. Friends and family say a pregnant woman fatally shot this week by Seattle police loved to sing and dance and adored her children. Her...

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  • Camden evacuates tower block after Grenfell fire
Camden evacuates tower block after Grenfell fire

The London Metropolitan Police is considering filing criminal charges against the company, including manslaughter charges. "Grenfell changes everything", she said, referencing last week's devastating fire at Grenfell Tower. One of those buildings, Durham House - which is made up of one and two bedroom flats - has been found to have similar claddi...

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  • Trump Tweetstorm Disputes Russian Interference in 2016 Election
Trump Tweetstorm Disputes Russian Interference in 2016 Election

But that statement he said "did not get the attention it should have", because of the release of the Access Hollywood tape that day - in which then-candidate Trump boasted of groping and kissing women . "At no point during my tenure at the DNC did anyone from the Federal Bureau of Investigation or any other government agency contact or communica...

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  • BJP President Amit Shah declines to comment on Presidential candidates
BJP President Amit Shah declines to comment on Presidential candidates

Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray said a decision on supporting NDA Presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind would be taken after discussions with party leaders on Tuesday. This time round, the Sena stance on Kovind's candidature would be considered crucial as it is a ruling NDA partner both at the centre and in Maharashtra.

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  • Darjeeling unrest: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha led indefinite strike enters 9th day
Darjeeling unrest: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha led indefinite strike enters 9th day

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has called an all-party meeting in Darjeeling on Tuesday to discuss the next course of action. The shutdown's effect could be seen on the streets and markets of the town as the whole region is under a volatile situation.

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  • Talks to strike deal with DUP 'ongoing', says Downing Street
Talks to strike deal with DUP 'ongoing', says Downing Street

The UK Government has warned that direct rule from London could be reimposed if the local parties fail to reach an agreement before the June 29 deadline. It relates to spending on the May 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly election. "We spoke about the very important need for both governments to be impartial actors when it comes to Northern Ireland...

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  • Trump Says Panama Canal 'Doing Quite Well'
Trump Says Panama Canal 'Doing Quite Well'

Trump said . US prosecutors have said they are fulfilling a treaty obligation with Panama in requesting that Martinelli, who was arrested on June 12, continue to be held. The two leaders also discussed immigration and development in Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala. "It's our great honor to have President and Mrs.

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  • Amnesty calls for refugee support in Uganda
Amnesty calls for refugee support in Uganda

There were another 2.8 million asylum seekers, the report said. Afghanistan has the second largest number of refugees: Around two and a half million Afghans have fled their home and are seeking refuge in other countries. Uganda received the largest number of new refugees in 2016 in the world, said new figures released by the UN Refugee Age...

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  • Trump says he is being investigated over Comey firing
Trump says he is being investigated over Comey firing

Mr Trump was not under investigation before Mr Comey's firing, but reportedly is now facing scrutiny for obstruction of justice over the circumstances surrounding the ex-FBI chief's sacking, according to USA media. White House officials had no case ready for the dismissal of Comey and received heavy criticism for the conflicting explanations ab...

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  • American Student Freed By North Korea Arrives Home
American Student Freed By North Korea Arrives Home

He was sentenced to 15 years hard labor following a brief one hour trial and, despite pleas from American State Department officials that his sentence was "unduly harsh". While North Korea's move to free Warmbier could potentially provide an opening for talks on security issues, the prospects still appear bleak. Sen.

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  • Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations on Monday
Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations on Monday

While May has repeatedly said she wants a special and deep partnership with the club Britain joined in 1973, she has also laced her assurances with threats that a breakdown of talks could harm security cooperation. May's botched election gamble has left her so weakened that her Brexit strategy is the subject of public debate inside her party, with ...

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  • Rodman begins sightseeing on NKorea trip he hopes opens door
Rodman begins sightseeing on NKorea trip he hopes opens door

He was sentenced to 15 years with hard labor after an hour-long trial. In rare high-level contacts, Yun met senior North Korean officials in Oslo in May, where it was agreed Swedish officials in Pyongyang, who handle U.S. The US has in the past accused North Korea of detaining its citizens to use them as pawns in negotiations over its nuclear w...

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  • Stielike sacked after latest Korea defeat
Stielike sacked after latest Korea defeat

Stielike's side, however, is just one point above No. 3 Uzbekistan with two matches remaining. Since the third round of qualification for the 2018 World Cup started however, the former Real Madrid midfielder has come under increasing criticism for the team's indifferent performances and results.

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  • Arrest warrants out for Turkish agents, others in DC melee
Arrest warrants out for Turkish agents, others in DC melee

In addition to the 12, warrants were issued for the arrest of two Canadian citizens who took part in the brawl. It was not immediately clear whether the State Department would ask the Turkish government to extradite them to the U.S.to answer the charges .

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  • SCO summit: PM meets Ashraf Ghani, shakes hand with Modi
SCO summit: PM meets Ashraf Ghani, shakes hand with Modi

Congratulating India on the full member status of the SCO along with Pakistan, the prime minister said it was a historic day for Pakistan and the SCO members as well and thanked the founding members including China, Russia and others for their staunch support to Pakistan to become its full-fledged member.

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  • Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts
Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts

Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denied on Tuesday having an undisclosed meeting with Russia's ambassador to the US and declared it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest he was aware of or took part in any collusion between Russian Federation and the election campaign that sent Donald Trump to the White House.

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  • Twelve dead in Grenfell Tower blaze
Twelve dead in Grenfell Tower blaze

Most of the resident living at the Grenfell Tower were still searching for friends and relatives who lived in the 24-storey building. "It just reminded me of 9/11", said Muna Ali, 45. She told LBC, "One woman actually threw her son out of the window". When no one came to help, she chose to escape on her own, the woman said. Mr Cundy added: "Whi...

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