Author: 0 Karen Handel Hails Victorious in 6th District After Grueling Election

The better news is that in South Carolina's Fifth District, Archie Parnell , the Democrat , was only three points away from winning! But it was demoralizing for Democrats , who also lost a special election in neighboring SC. Time after time , she is able to retain her leadership role. But prescriptions for how the Democrats should move forward varied. After all of the noise, ads, and money, what did we learn from the 6th Congressional District runoff election? Handel ...

Esteri Government health insurance markets holding up, barely
Author: 0 Government health insurance markets holding up, barely

He figures that will mean 600,000 low-income and disabled, and those in nursing homes in Washington will eventually lose their Medicaid coverage. "It would trigger a depression for New Mexico when you talk about the loss of that many jobs", she said.

Author: 0 Trump adviser who advocated violence visits White House

Al Baldasaro , a former President Trump campaign adviser who called for Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonOPINION: Nancy Pelosi's battle against the GOP politics of personal destruction Former Trump adviser who called for Clinton to be shot attends White House bill signing Poll: Americans believe Comey more than Trump over firing MORE to be "shot for treason" over her handling of the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks, visited the White House for a bill signing on Friday.

Author: 0 Trump state visit left out of Queen's Speech

The centrepiece of the speech was the Repeal Bill on Brexit , one of eight pieces of legislation covering different aspects of Britain's European Union withdrawal from trade and customs to immigration and nuclear safety. She also travelled by auto instead of the traditional horse-driven carriage to deliver her speech. The Queen's Speech will be debated over the next few days before it's put to a vote, expected next Thursday.

Author: 0 Supreme Court rules against Wisconsin family in property rights case

Chief Justice John Roberts , in a scathing dissent , wrote that ruling was a significant blow for property rights and would give greater power to government bureaucrats to pass rules that diminish the value of property without having to compensate property owners under the Firth Amendment's Takings Clause .

Author: 0 Turkey records largest number of Syrian refugees, United Nations reports

According to the United Nations Refugee Agency, almost 66 million people were forcibly displaced from their homes past year as a result of persecution , violence and human rights violations. Among the displaced are 7.7 million Colombians, 4.7 million Afghans and 4.2 million Iraqis. The new approach stipulates that political, economic, development and humanitarian actors should engage from the outset of a displacement crisis, and work with third countries towards the gradual ...

Esteri Democratic lawmaker criticizes party brand, Pelosi
Author: 0 Democratic lawmaker criticizes party brand, Pelosi

The Democrats' special-election losses this week showed that what they have in free-floating anti-Trump money and angst they lack in strategy, message and candidates. "We are spending way too much time talking about Donald Trump and we're being overwhelmed with our own anger toward him", Rep. Tim Ryan of OH told reporters.

Author: 0 Markelle Fultz top pick in NBA draft

A record 14 were taken in the first round of last year's draft and that number should be threatened Thursday. Kennard was a lights-out scorer for the Blue Devils last season, averaging 19.5 points per game while shooting 43.8 percent from three-point range with 5.1 rebounds per game.

Esteri 5 people electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey
Author: 0 5 people electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey

It is understood that the dead father is Mehmet Kaya, 58, and his son was named as Kadir Kaya. All five were rushed to a hospital in Akyazi, but could not be saved. Turkish gendarmerie officials said there was no residual current device (RCD) at the aqua park after inspecting the scene. It is believed the RCD would have instantly broke the electrical circuit which would have prevented anyone suffering an electric shock.

Esteri British and Irish Lions 2017: Jonathan Davies ready for Test series 'intensity'
Author: 0 British and Irish Lions 2017: Jonathan Davies ready for Test series 'intensity'

They also claim to have a plan to deal with the Lions' defensive line speed - a key weapon in their artillery - but Gatland said he was not bothered by what Hansen was saying. Amid the pre-match hype over the past week, Gatland accused Hansen of being "worried" ahead of the first Test, which the usually laid-back All Blacks coach said was amusing.

Author: 0 Political Junkie Ken Rudin: GOP Senators Unveil Health Care Plan And More

Nevada is one of 31 states and the District of Columbia that opted to expand their Medicaid programs. Empty wheelchairs remained in the hall after the arrests, the video shows. "It's hard in our rural communities just to even get some of our health care providers there, and then geographically, they're challenged", Cortez Masto, D-Nevada said.

Esteri Meet the OnePlus 5, a top-end smartphone priced under US$500
Author: 0 Meet the OnePlus 5, a top-end smartphone priced under US$500

New crescent shaped antenna bands merge seamlessly into the body while the rounded contours make the phone a pleasure to hold. Before its launch , OnePlus was promoting its dual camera as one of the highlights of the handset. The OnePlus 5 handset has vastly improved on the camera when compared to the OnePlus 3T . To be precise, OnePlus will put up its latest flagship smartphone for sale in India on June 27th.

Esteri Brazilian president says he built warm ties with Putin
Author: 0 Brazilian president says he built warm ties with Putin

Obama "was deeply concerned and wanted as much information as fast as possible", a former official told the Post . "By the way", Trump tweeted on Thursday , "if Russian Federation was working so hard on the 2016 election, it all took place during the Obama Admin.

Esteri Qatar's neighbors issue steep list of demands to end crisis
Author: 0 Qatar's neighbors issue steep list of demands to end crisis

Analysis: Qatar-Gulf split means splitting headache for the U.S . "That's why the Kuwaitis will take the lead in the negotiation". Qatari officials in Doha did not immediately respond to a request for comment from the AP. The countries give Doha 10 days to comply , failing which the list becomes "void", the official said without elaborating. Al Jazeera insists it has editorial independence.

Author: 0 Putin: Impact of sanctions against Russian Federation not 'drastic'

The US Senate voted to approve further sanctions against Russian Federation over alleged election meddling on Wednesday. For the most part, the questions this year focused on the economy, with Putin telling the audience that Russian Federation had bounced back from recession in the face of ongoing sanctions.

Esteri Thales, Reliance Defence seal deal for joint venture
Author: 0 Thales, Reliance Defence seal deal for joint venture

Industry executives told ET that Thales, a leading supplier to Dassault Aviation, maker of Rafale fighter aircraft, has to spend almost $1billion (about Rs 6,451crore) in Indian defence production sector as part of its offset commitments for the deal signed past year to supply 36 Rafale jets to Indian Air Force.

Esteri US shoots down 'pro-Syrian' drone made by Iran
Author: 0 US shoots down 'pro-Syrian' drone made by Iran

F-15E fighter aircraft shot down an Iranian-made drone over southern Syria on Tuesday, the us military said , marking the second time this week that the USA military has shot a pro-Syrian government aircraft out of the sky. Daraa is where the March 2011 uprising against the Assad family's four-decade rule began. On several occasions in recent weeks, warplanes of the US-led coalition have also struck pro-government forces to prevent them advancing from the Al Tanf garrison in ...

Author: 0 'Like Being Struck by Lightning': Black Bears Kill 2 in 2 Days

Alaska State Troopers have identified 16-year-old Patrick Cooper as the victim who was running at Bird Ridge Trail as part of the Robert Spurr Memorial Hill Climb , The Alaska Dispatch reported . "I got a text saying the Global Positioning System coordinates were accurate and that the bear was onsite guarding the body, and they needed a weapon".

Esteri House Democrat: 'We need new leadership'
Author: 0 House Democrat: 'We need new leadership'

The president called Democrats "obstructionists", saying he thought they would do better at the polls if they worked with the GOP. As NPR's Geoff Bennett reports , Democrats in Congress have spent the day trying to figure out what they need to do differently if they want to take back control of the House next year.

Author: 0 Trump, new Saudi crown prince vow to ease tension with Qatar

He had previously been the second-in-line to the throne as deputy crown prince, though royal watchers had long suspected his rise to power under his father's reign might also accelerate his ascension to the throne. "At the same time that Donald Trump gives Saudi Arabia a green light on leadership in the region, he is being attacked by political forces in the United States ".

Author: 0 Fate uncertain for Republican health bill

PEARSON: The protections around preexisting conditions are still in place in the Senate bill , but the waiver authority gives states options that could include limiting coverage for people with pre-existing conditions. "That might take some time and compromise between Democrats and Republicans". Where's the healthcare? Well, I've done in five months what other people haven't done in years.

Esteri More than two dozen people killed in multiple Pakistan blasts
Author: 0 More than two dozen people killed in multiple Pakistan blasts

At least 40 people were killed and almost 100 wounded Friday in four separate bomb and gun attacks in three major Pakistani cities, officials said. At least 45 people have been killed and 75 others injured in Parachinar, an official from the Parachinar administration told PTI.

Author: 0 S. Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

We will probably never know exactly what happened to him, but we do know that the healthy young man lapsed into a coma shortly after his trial and that his brain slowly died. The agent, Chris Volo, said he believes Rodman's trips to North Korea "had a lot to do" with Warmbier's release. Revere said he started working with the Warmbier family "within a day or so" after their son was taken into custody.

Esteri Nancy Pelosi not the real problem for Democrats: Carly Fiorina
Author: 0 Nancy Pelosi not the real problem for Democrats: Carly Fiorina

They explain their totals includes money raised for the party not directly controlled by her committees. Some Democratic lawmakers have called for Pelosi to step down from her leadership role in the House. Some Democrats, though, have wanted her out, particularly after the party was unable to win back control in 2016, a year when the party was seen as having a decent chance of doing so.

Author: 0 Donald Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says 'no'

Heller, who faces re-election in 2018 in the Democratic-leaning state, said on Friday: "I can not support a piece of legislation that takes away insurance from tens of millions of Americans and hundreds of thousands of Nevadans". This is the bill with "heart" President Trump told senators he wanted? That's what happened, after all, when Democrats pushed through the Affordable Care Act early in President Obama's first term.

Author: 0 Russian Federation fires missiles from Mediterranean at IS in Syria

Tensions have also flared between United States forces and the Syrian regime further north, where the coalition is supporting an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters battling to oust IS from the city of Raqa. The missiles come amid tensions following Sunday's rare air-to-air encounter between a Syrian Su-22 fighter and two US Navy Super Hornets in the skies over Syria, the first time a US warplane has downed a manned aircraft since 1999.

Author: 0 Netanyahu warns Iran to not threaten Israel

The Sunday strike, the first Iran missile attack targeting outside its territory since the end of Iran-Iraq war (1980-88), was in retaliation for the first Islamic State-claimed terrorist operation inside the territory of a chief adversary.

Author: 0 China security talks focus on North Korea

Hundreds of people were seen beforehand lined up outside the Pendery Center for the Arts, part of Wyoming High School, waiting to enter the auditorium for the service. The North's foreign ministry spokesman also said in comments carried by the official KCNA agency that Warmbier was "a victim of the policy of strategic patience" of former U.S.

Esteri 'Trump is considering firing Mueller as special counsel'
Author: 0 'Trump is considering firing Mueller as special counsel'

But the investigation by the Justice Department and probes carried out by two congressional committees have moved closer to the president, with Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and other former campaign staff having received requests and subpoenas for information from investigators.

Esteri LG V30 to be announced at IFA in Berlin
Author: 0 LG V30 to be announced at IFA in Berlin

The LG V30 could be unveiled on August 31, a day before the IFA 2017 is set to begin. Interestingly, the report also states that LG will put the device up for pre-order in South Korea after the launch. Launching the LG V30 in August also coincides with the release of Android O , the newest flavor of mobile operating system from Google . Notably, LG's V20 smartphone was the first to run on Android 7.0 Nougat a year ago.

Author: 0 Michigan sports doctor to stand trial on sex assault charges

A judge has watched a police interview of a MI sports doctor who last summer denied that he inappropriately touched young gymnasts with his hands while treating them for injuries. He said if he had an erection, as a gymnast claimed, "that's rather embarrassing". Prosecutors are playing a video of a police interview with him last summer.

Esteri Smart Education Market Landscape and its Growth Prospects 2017
Author: 0 Smart Education Market Landscape and its Growth Prospects 2017

The report will make detailed analysis mainly on above questions and in-depth research on the development environment, market size, development trend, operation situation and future development trend of Smart Education on the basis of stating current situation of the industry in 2017 so as to make comprehensive organization and judgment on the competition situation and development trend of Smart Education Market and assist manufacturers and investment organization to better grasp the ...

Esteri UPS shooter in San Francisco armed with stolen guns
Author: 0 UPS shooter in San Francisco armed with stolen guns

An 18-year veteran of UPS , Lam opened fire at a morning meeting of UPS drivers before the drivers went out on deliveries. Lam then walked outside the building, he shot another victim multiple times. He said surveillance video also showed that during the rampage, Lam appeared to pass by other co-workers "without there being any interactions", suggesting those he did shoot were intentionally singled out.

Author: 0 Sen. Johnson: Senate bill doesn't address health care costs

Dean Heller of Nevada, facing a competitive 2018 re-election battle, Rob Portman of OH and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia expressed concerns about the bill's cuts to Medicaid and drug-addiction treatment efforts. Despite leadership's plan to use the reconciliation process, they remain short on the votes needed to send it back to the House. "We don't have enough time , both members and the public, to completely evaluate this bill, see the scoring, see all the debate ...

Author: 0 Trump says he's 'very supportive' of new Senate health care bill

But the Senate bill would make subsidies less generous than under current law. Shortly after the 142-page bill was distributed, more than a half-dozen GOP lawmakers signaled concerns or initial opposition. Though Trump lauded its passage in a Rose Garden ceremony, he called the House measure " mean " last week. The non partisan Congressional Budget Office is expected to issue its report on the plan Monday or Tuesday, but here in CT political leaders say they already know enough to ...

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