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People GOP lawmakers to take seats after special election wins
Author: 0 GOP lawmakers to take seats after special election wins

The Republican defeated Democratic challenger , Jon Ossoff, by 3.8 percentage points in the June 20 runoff vote, a greater margin than President Donald Trump led former Democratic candidate for president Hillary Clinton. Pelosi is the face of the national Democratic Party. "I'm a master legislator", she said. She needs to realize that values from the Bay Area don't sell all that well in fly-over country.

People London tower toll rises to 79
Author: 0 London tower toll rises to 79

Providing an update on the situation Monday morning, police said that the death toll may rise further. On Monday, police confirmed at least 79 people are dead or presumed dead after a fire ravaged a 24-story apartment building in west London last week.

People China hits back at US on human trafficking downgrade
Author: 0 China hits back at US on human trafficking downgrade

Watch their remarks in the player above. The release of the annual report also appeared to signal the Trump administration's embrace of human rights issues as an integral part of its foreign policy. The report also raised concerns about forced begging in China that particularly affects children. "Traffickers typically recruit them from rural areas and take them to urban centers, using a combination of fraudulent job offers and coercion by imposing large travel fees, confiscating ...

People Dutch government partially liable in 300 Srebrenica deaths
Author: 0 Dutch government partially liable in 300 Srebrenica deaths

The ruling only applies to around 300 Bosniaks who had taken refuge at the base in Potocari, not to the rest of around 8,000 Bosniaks from Srebrenica who were killed by Bosnian Serb forces in July 1995 - a crime classified as genocide by global court decisions.

People Pilot Tells Passengers To Pray Mid-Flight
Author: 0 Pilot Tells Passengers To Pray Mid-Flight

Damien Stevens, a passenger who was traveling to Kuala Lumpur with a friend, said that "the rattling started straight away". "We were asleep and heard a loud bang around the 1-hour-and-15-minute mark", Stevens told CNN . The flight landed safely there while passengers still courageous enough to fly waited hours for another flight and were offered a $20 voucher, according to the 7 News Brisbane .

People NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind meets Fmr PM Atal Behari Vajpayee
Author: 0 NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind meets Fmr PM Atal Behari Vajpayee

He also said that the party's decision has been conveyed to Gandhi and Lalu Prasad, the chief of coalition partner RJD. The Left parties are keen to put up a candidate against Kovind in what they call an "ideological battle". Minister Raju took exception to Ramasamy's statement and said Chief Minister K Palaniswami had extended Amma faction's support to Kovind since he hailed from a "very backward community", indicating at his Dalit background.

Author: 0 Supreme Court rules for Missouri church in playground case

Roberts continued, "In this case, there is no dispute that Trinity Lutheran is put to the choice between being a church and receiving a government benefit". For this reason, Gorsuch disagrees with the majority's belief that this case is distinguishable from Locke . But Justices Gorsuch and Thomas have a more fundamental objection to the majority's view.

People Ed Sheeran hits back
Author: 0 Ed Sheeran hits back

Ed Sheeran is taking aim at critics of his headlining set at Britain's Glastonbury festival on Sunday (25Jun17), insisting everything he performs is live. Shadow chancellor John McDonnell also spoke at the Left Field tent, claiming the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire had been "murdered" by political decisions.

People Russian court freezes $3 billion of Sistema assets in Rosneft case
Author: 0 Russian court freezes $3 billion of Sistema assets in Rosneft case

A report published Monday by accounting firm Deloitte said oil and gas companies in general show a "limited strategic appreciation" for cyber-related threat issues. "The hacking attack could lead to serious consequences, but the company has moved to a reserve production processing system and neither oil output nor refining have been stopped".

People Number of high-rise buildings found to have hazardous cladding rises to 60
Author: 0 Number of high-rise buildings found to have hazardous cladding rises to 60

He said: "There has been no clarification about whether the building I stay in is safe enough". The council said it had no option but to move the residents of 650 flats, while work is carried out. A social housing provider in Liverpool announced it has made a decision to remove cladding from two of its high-rise blocks as a precaution, following Government tests.

Author: 0 57 dead in US-led strikes on IS Syria prison: monitor

The attack will be similar to one in April which prompted the U.S. to launch missile strikes on a military base, the statement said. Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said Tuesday the activity at the Shayrat air base indicates "active preparations for chemical weapons use".

People 'Woke' and 'hygge' added to the Oxford English Dictionary
Author: 0 'Woke' and 'hygge' added to the Oxford English Dictionary

The original meaning of woke is to awaken after sleep but the word now has other social connotations. The clutch of words debuting in the quarterly update of the world s definitive guide to the evolving English language covers everything from lifestyle, current affairs and the educational world.

People Trump holds first talks with Ireland's new prime minister
Author: 0 Trump holds first talks with Ireland's new prime minister

President Donald Trump spoke for the first time Tuesday with Ireland's new prime minister, Leo Varadkar . The ban has been reinstated until autumn. Varadkar, 38, is Ireland's youngest prime minister. Mr Varadkar's predecessor Enda Kenny invited Mr Trump to Ireland last March. "I wouldn't [invite Trump]", he said.

People British Columbia's NDP introduces motion to topple provincial gov't
Author: 0 British Columbia's NDP introduces motion to topple provincial gov't

And remember, this is the BC Liberal "brain trust" that just squandered the provincial election despite being in power, an overwhelming financial advantage, $3 million in third-party advertising attack ads on BC NDP leader John Horgan, and a $15-million government advertising campaign that should never have happened because it was partisan towards the BC Liberals.

Author: 0 Hamas, ISIS Fight Over Credit For Jerusalem Terror Attack

In its statement, IS said the attack was "revenge for the religion of Allah and the sanctities of the violated Muslims". Medics said two other people were moderately wounded in the attack, and a further two lightly wounded. Following the attack, the Israeli army raided Deir Abu Mashal, the village near Ramallah the three perpetrators hailed from, sealing off its entrances and mapping out the homes of the three for demolition.

People Tweed shooting: Bikie associate 'deserves justice'
Author: 0 Tweed shooting: Bikie associate 'deserves justice'

Queensland Police arrested a 33-year-old man at 4.30am on Tuesday on the Gold Coast and took him to Southport Watch House. Ace Hall died after he was shot in the torso at Tweed Heads. THE man shot dead in Tweed Heads at the weekend was in a drug rehab centre seven weeks ago after being given bail for an alleged armed robbery in Burleigh Heads.

People Google fined a record 2.4 billion euros in EU antitrust case
Author: 0 Google fined a record 2.4 billion euros in EU antitrust case

The EU competition enforcer has also charged Google with using its Android mobile operating system to crush rivals, a case that could potentially be the most damaging for the company , with the system used in most smartphones. The penalty itself is unlikely to leave a dent in Google's finances. Without any question, the ruling will focus boardroom and executive suite minds in all market-dominating technology multinationals doing business in the EU.

People Saudi King chooses his son for the throne
Author: 0 Saudi King chooses his son for the throne

The elevation of Mohammed bin Salman marked the culmination of several years of change within the power structure of the Saudi royal family, the New York Times reports , as some older princes have found themselves sidelined and some younger princes have steadily accrued more responsibilities.

People Pictures of Justin Trudeau at Pride Are Making the World Jealous
Author: 0 Pictures of Justin Trudeau at Pride Are Making the World Jealous

Many people who celebrate Pride aren't gay but support those who are. But for almost 15 minutes, the coalition - filled with members of the Black Transgender Gender Non-Conforming Collective, Black Lives Matter Chicago, Jewish Voice for Peace, Assata's Daughters and Pilsen Alliance - chanted explicative-laced insults toward police officers and Donald Trump and denounced LGBTQ organizations they said overlook marginalized people within the community.

People Donald Trump's Golf Courses Displayed Fake Time Magazine Cover
Author: 0 Donald Trump's Golf Courses Displayed Fake Time Magazine Cover

The fake cover shot of Trump is accompanied by the all-caps headline: "TRUMP IS HITTING ON ALL FRONTS". The manufactured cover's red border is thinner than the real thing, the headlines are stacked in the wrong place, and it features two exclamation points - one of Trump's favorite punctuation marks but not usually found in actual Time headlines.

People Colombia disarmament process for individual arms ends
Author: 0 Colombia disarmament process for individual arms ends

As part of the accord, numerous former rebels will avoid prison as they transition into civilian life , and FARC will transform itself into a political party. Under the terms of the deal, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) will turn in all guns and other arms to the United Nations at special demobilization camps around the country.

People 1 arrested after vehicle strikes pedestrians in London
Author: 0 1 arrested after vehicle strikes pedestrians in London

He later died but it is not clear if it was because of the attack . "As a mum my heart goes out to everyone in Finsbury Park", she said. She told neighbors that the van had "run over his legs". Hate crimes directed at Muslims have increased almost five-fold, according to British security officials, speaking on condition of anonymity in line with official policy.

Author: 0 Mike Lee 5th GOP senator against starting health bill debate

A bevy of other senators from both flanks of the party seemed headed in the same direction if they did not see changes made to the Senate health care bill, leaving the measure in deep peril, since Republicans can only lose two votes from their own party.

People White House warns Syria's Assad against chemical attack
Author: 0 White House warns Syria's Assad against chemical attack

Nikki Haley says the goal was not to just send Assad a message. She wrote on Twitter that any further attacks against Syrian civilians will also be blamed on Russian Federation and Iran, which support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. President Donald Trump raised the risk of confrontation between them. "As we have previously stated, the United States is in Syria to eliminate the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria", Spicer declared .

Author: 0 Gulf Crisis: Congress to Suspend Arm Sales to Gulf Countries, Senate Member

In a letter sent to U.S. secretary of state Rex Tillerson on Monday, Republican senator Bob Corker said the country needed a better understanding of how to resolve the dispute before selling more weapons to the region. If they take no action, the sale moves forward. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, who was also in Washington , was unbudging amid attempts by U.S.

People Scottish leader delays second independence vote
Author: 0 Scottish leader delays second independence vote

In March, the SNP-dominated Scottish Parliament formally demanded that a second vote take place within two years to allow Scots the opportunity to choose to follow the United Kingdom out of the European Union or not. Right now, the Scottish Government will seek maximum support for proposals to keep us in the Single Market . A spokeswoman for the Scottish parliament said the time of the statement was still being finalised.

People Brazil leader defiant in face of possible charges
Author: 0 Brazil leader defiant in face of possible charges

Even if Brazil gives tentative signs of recovery, the popularity rating of Mr Temer is the lowest, with an approval rate of 7%, the worst for a brazilian president since nearly 30 years, according to a survey released on Saturday by Datafolha.

People Technology CEOs urged to join Trump initiative
Author: 0 Technology CEOs urged to join Trump initiative

The American Technology Council , established by an executive order in May, signed by Trump, attracted 18 technology executives . The CEOs and White House also planned to discuss Trump's review announced in April of the U.S. Leaders at Apple and Google were among the American corporate executives who appealed to the president to stay in the pact. "It should be as easy to apply for benefits as it is to deposit a check on your phone", according to a copy of the agenda sent to companies ...

People Oil tanker flips and explodes, killing over 100 in Pakistan
Author: 0 Oil tanker flips and explodes, killing over 100 in Pakistan

A huge fire then erupted, engulfing all the people standing around the vehicle, they said. He said the government was doing all to improve economy, realize development, boost agriculture, check energy shortages and move the wheels of industry, so as to curb unemployment.

Author: 0 Senator Rand Paul says would consider partial repeal of Obamacare

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., has said he's willing to alter the measure to attract support, and promised plenty of back-room bargaining as he tries pushing a final package through his chamber next week. Shortly before Senate Republicans released their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act , we asked several health policy analysts for the aspects of the bill that they would be paying close attention to.

People Northern Ireland party leader in talks with Conservatives
Author: 0 Northern Ireland party leader in talks with Conservatives

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May welcomes Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster, right, outside 10 Downing Street in London , Monday June 26, 2017. Theresa May has finally agreed to form a government with the support of the DUP. The June 8 election gave May's Conservatives the most seats, but not enough to automatically carry legislation, notably the thorny choices to come concerning Britain's departure from the European Union'.

People CNN's Jim Acosta Interrupts Other Reporters, Demanding On-Camera Briefings
Author: 0 CNN's Jim Acosta Interrupts Other Reporters, Demanding On-Camera Briefings

When a reporter noted there had been a "drastic shift" in the briefings starting around the time of Trump's foreign trip in late May, Spicer said "We'll continue to mix things up". After President Trump and Prime Minister Modi finished speaking, Acosta shouted questions at the president about the health care bill, but Trump ignored him.

People National Basketball Association draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN
Author: 0 National Basketball Association draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN

Fultz was easily one of the most high-profile players in the draft. Colangelo also never hid his desire to stash his foreign draft picks overseas for a couple of seasons. Of course, there's still hope. There have been more cheers than booing from the crowd in Brooklyn. Don't be surprised if the run on freshman keeps going through the top 10.

Author: 0 Donald Trump aide Kushner has 'productive' talks with Netanyahu, Abbas

Officials from the Palestinian Authority expressed disappointment that the Trump administration did not take a stand on the reports that Israel has begun work on building a new settlement in the West Bank , and say they are concered with the issue as the White House moves to restart peace talks.