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Gingrich Hopes Pelosi Stays Around 'For 10 More Years'

The Democratic flub may well reinforce Washington's Republican-ruled status quo, starting with the health care deform that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is crafting under cover of darkness . If the only message of the Democratic Party centers on Donald Trump , they're hanging their hopes on a wildly unpredictable, unstable individual. "We should stop talking about Trump all the time, and Russian Federation".

PM Modi arrives in Portugal on first leg of three-nation tour

Referring to his telephonic conversations with the US President, Modi said these have touched upon the common intent to take forward productive all-round engagements for the mutual benefit of our people. The Prime Minister said that apart from his official meetings with Trump and his Cabinet colleagues, he will meet some prominent American CEOs. "We will deliberate on means to intensify our cooperation in counter-terrorism and on other worldwide issues of mutual interest", Modi said, ...

Pelosi facing party mutiny in the House

In 14 years under Pelosi's leadership Democrats have become an ever-shrinking minority that's almost extinct outside of the East and West coasts, big cities and college towns. She's picking up the slack for the incompetent center-right support system. "I'm saying this respectfully", Alexandra Pelosi, a 46-year-old Manhattan-based filmmaker, told ITK on Friday.

USA officials say North Korea tested rocket engine that could power ICBM

This undated photo distributed on Friday, June 9, 2017, by the North Korean government, shows a test of a new type of cruise missile launch at an undisclosed location in North Korea . The US has also ramped up its military presence in the region, conducting drills with Japan as well as South Korea , and is installing a controversial missile defence system in South Korea, known as Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system ( Thaad ).

Saudis Issue Broad List of Demands to Qatar

The UAE's Foreign Minister Anwar Mohammad Gargash said there would be a "parting of ways" with Qatar if it failed to meet the demands. It was released more than two weeks after Saudi Arabia led a coordinated freeze by nine countries on diplomatic and trade relations with Qatar.

London tower blocks evacuated over fire safety concerns

Haunted by the specter of the tower in flames, authorities and businesses up and down the country have been checking the cladding on their tall buildings amid speculation that the insulation and cladding fitted to the Grenfell Tower's exterior fueled the fire's rapid spread.

Man shouts 'Allahu Akbar', stabs officer at MI airport

The Flint Journal , citing court officials, said Ftouhi is a dual citizen of Canada and Tunisia. Ftouhi legally entered the United States from Lake Champlain, New York , on June 16 before making his way to Flint, US authorities said.

Cholera Outbreak : Yemen cases could pass 300000 by September

The war-torn country acts a petri dish for cholera , with poor health care and an even worse sanitation system. The world's so-called "forgotten war" has killed more than 10,000 people, many of them civilians. Saudi Arabia said on Friday it had foiled a terrorist attack on the Grand Mosque. the state Al-Ekhbaria news channel said 11 people were injured in the collapse of a three-storey building where a suicide bomber had been locked up and detonated.

Modi arrives in Portugal on first leg of 3-nation visit

I mean, we're only six months into the administration. On his way back, Modi would visit The Netherlands for talks with Prime Minister Mark Rutte in The Hague, besides calling on the King of The Netherlands Willem Alexander. At the invitation of Trump , the Prime Minister would spend several hours with the US President at the White House on Monday afternoon, which would end with a dinner later that night.

USA military says crisis communications link with Russian Federation 'in use'

A defense official, who was not authorized to be quoted by name and spoke on condition of anonymity, said the drone shot down Tuesday was a Shaheed 129 and appeared to have been operated by "pro-regime" forces. On Sunday, a U.S. F-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian government SU-22 after it dropped bombs near troops from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which are now moving towards Raqqah, Daesh's Syrian stronghold.

Moon: S. Koreans Don't Accept Wartime Sex Slavery Deal with Japan

Well-placed sources said Japan was also kept in the dark about the decision announced last week. The media outlet added that the date of the hotline establishment could be settled after a meeting between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, and that this could take place at the July G20 summit in Germany.

Russian Federation to grant Comey asylum if United States persecutes him: Putin

While taking a question from an American via video about U.S. -Russia relations, Putin responded saying the U.S.' "political infighting" is blocking better relations with Russian Federation. Putin mixed the tough talk with benevolent promises about the Russian economy to disgruntled callers complaining about decrepit housing and low salaries during the four-hour marathon meant to burnish his father-of-the-nation image.

One CRPF trooper killed, two injured in Pantha Chowk militant attack

CRPF personnel retaliated but there was no immediate report of any casualty on the militant side. Sources said two to three ultras carrying AK rifles, might have escaped towards nearby Delhi Public School (DPS) complex which has four huge buildings in the compound.

White House expecting 'robust discussion' between Trump, PM Modi

MARORA, India A toilet charity has renamed an Indian village after U.S. President Donald Trump as part of a promotional push to raise cash and support for better sanitation. "The United States should take advantage of this position to work with India as a leader as well as a balancer wherever and whenever applicable", the Atlantic Council said.

Milwaukee Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Sylville Smith Found Not Guilty

The second one ultimately killed Smith . With numerous Milwaukee police squad cars and a few Milwaukee County sheriff's cars patrolling the Sherman Park neighborhood, people began to gather outside the Boys and Girls Club early Wednesday evening to discuss the verdict.

Walker supports Johnson opposition to health care bill

Walker has rejected almost $700 million in federal Medicaid expansion money while creating a system that covers everyone at or below poverty level. "Unimaginably, the Senate today took a bad House health care bill and made it much worse for the American people".

Death toll from Pakistan bomb and gun attacks rises to 73

Shahid Khan, a government official in Parachinar , confirmed the toll Saturday, saying residents who had been preparing to celebrate the end of Ramadan were now in mourning. He said the militants were making bombs that likely would have been used to target holiday festivities. But intelligence officials said one of the men has been identified as a wanted militant commander linked to the IS group.

More than 80 stay put as tower blocks evacuated over cladding fears

Residents from all five Chalcots towers were initially evacuated, but one of the five - Blashford - was deemed safe and residents allowed to return. "It's unbelieveable. The Metropolitan Police said cladding attached to the 24-storey public housing project during a recent renovation failed safety tests conducted by investigators, and they had seized documents from a number of organisations.

'I am poor' painted on houses in Rajasthan

Along with the "poor" messages, the names of the family members and that they take ration from the government under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) have also been written outside the houses. "Putting boards outside homes declaring their poverty, is worst form of mental torture", (sic) the former chief minister had tweeted along with the local media report three days back.

Terrorist attack at Brussels train station carried out by Moroccan native

It is not clear if the suspect had ties to any extremist groups of the Islamic State. Belgian troops patrolling a major train station in Brussels have shot and killed a suspected terrorist following an explosion. "There was a movement of panic". The attack happened at around 8.30pm, well after the evening rush hour. Social media images of the incident showed a pillar of flames in the centre of the station, believed to be the man.

North Korea Denies Responsibility in Warmbier's Death, Slams Washington

Warmbier's parents claimed that USA doctors said that Warmbier had a significant amount of brain damage, which could be chalked up to "awful torturous mistreatment" that he may have endured during his imprisonment in North Korea. We jumped up and down ... "The smear campaign against (North Korea) staged in the US compels us to make firm determination that. we should further sharpen the blade of law", said the spokesman, adding, " The US should ponder over the consequences to be entailed ...

BJD, BJP stages demonstration over farmers issue

Justifying Odisha's demand for higher MSP, the memorandum said the state is a victim of natural calamities like flood and cyclone nearly every year due to its geographical disadvantages. On the other hand, the BJP Krusak Morcha staged a demonstration in front of the all district Collectors' offices today demanding farm loan waiver and zero interest loan to farmers.

Deadlocked Bill Cosby jury instructed to resume deliberations Friday

Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele, right, Montgomery County Assistant District Attorney Kristen, center, and Bill Cosby's defense attorney Angela Agrusa enter the courtroom during jury deliberat. The entertainer, once known as America's Dad, offered Father's Day greetings to well-wishers outside the courthouse after court adjourned. A former Playboy playmate, she says Cosby drugged and raped her in 1969.

Death toll from Pakistan bomb and gun attacks rises to 61

Almost 30 people were killed in separate bomb blasts in Pakistan on Friday. Bombs killed almost 30 people in Pakistan on Friday, with a suicide auto bomber killing at least 13 in the southwestern city of Quetta , and two blasts later killing at least 15 in the northwest town of Parachinar, officials said.

Trump Administration Set to Rollback Cuba Policy

Some 300,000 Americans flocked to Cuba in the first five months of 2017, according to new figures. From Obamacare to climate policy to Cuba, he seems intent on overturning whatever Obama did - no matter how great the cost to the American people.

Otto Warmbier: North Korea denies mistreating USA student

The 22-year-old, who died on Monday just over a week after being flown home to OH, had spent a year suffering from a severe brain injury that North Korean doctors claimed had been caused by a heart attack and taking a pill for botulism .

North Korea denies torturing USA student Warmbier

He handles North Korean issues for the Department of State and met with North Korean officials in Norway and NY about Warmbier's release. "The smear campaign against DPRK staged in the United States compels us to make firm determination that humanitarianism and benevolence for the enemy are a taboo and we should further sharpen the blade of law", the spokesman added, referring to North Korea by its formal name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

To make it clear, we are the biggest victim of this incident

The article published by the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA ) was Pyongyang's first reaction to the death of Otto Warmbier . North Korea has said it is the " biggest victim " in a staunch denial it tortured a United States student who died just days after being released by the regime.

Donald Trump calls on Republican senators to muster support for healthcare bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is seeking a vote on the bill before Congress leaves next week for its Fourth of July recess. Obamacare , in the meantime, provided tax subsidies to help people with a certain level of income; the Senate Bill being largely in line with it.

Korea denies torturing United States student Warmbier

US Senator Rob Portman , a Republican from the Cincinnati area, told the throng of reporters stationed outside that Warmbier was "an unbelievable young man" from a resilient family and that North Korea must be held accountable for what happened to the 22-year-old University of Virginia student, who died on Monday (Tuesday NZT).

Republicans unveil revamped health Bill

But the 142-page draft would allow states to drop several benefits which are now mandated, such as maternity care and hospital services, and would also abolish the requirement for most Americans to have health insurance. Casey said debate about the bill has paid too little attention to how the proposal would affect people who get their health insurance through their employer - more than 150 million Americans.

North Korea denies torturing United States student Otto Warmbier

Others included Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) and Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan. All requests made to North Korea "were either ignored or denied ", a Portman aide said. Alex Vagonis spoke about him at a candlelight vigil Tuesday evening on the University of Virginia campus that was attended by other students and university faculty.

Turkey and Russia to deploy in Syria's Idlib - Erdogan spokesman

He said Syria was scrutinizing "every letter" of an agreement set out in Astana last month and "will not allow anything thing to pass from which Syria's enemies could benefit". could be stationed in the southern Deraa region. The other three zones are in northern Homs province, the Eastern Ghouta region east of the capital Damascus and along the Jordanian border in southern Syria.

North Korea rebuttal: Otto Warmbier's death 'a mystery'

Warmbier was scheduled to graduate this year from the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce. Separately, Mattis blasted Pyongyang's treatment of Otto Warmbier , a 22-year-old student who died on Monday after being evacuated in a coma from detention in North Korea .

North Korea denies torturing U.S. student, calls death a mystery

Warmbier returned home to OH on June 13 with severe neurological injuries. He died June 19 in Cincinnati. He called Warmbier's treatment a "total disgrace" and described the North Korean government as a brutal regime that doesn't "respect the rule of law or basic human decency".

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