by | June 24, 2017 | 07:08

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is telling Democrats that next year could be the year they take back control of the House. It was at the heart of their strategy to turn out reliably Republican voters who might be queasy with Trump's first five months in office, but did not want to see Pelosi and national Democrats celebrate a marquee victory in their own backyard.

by | June 24, 2017 | 07:07

Flowers' ball had a hit probability of two percent - TWO! - but it still counted as an insurance run after a replay review confirmed that the ball hit a net behind the wall. The Braves' Danny Santana slides past the tag from Giants catcher Nick Hundley to score during the sixth inning Thursday in Atlanta . The Giants added on a pair of runs in the third on doubles from Posey and Austin Slater .

by | June 24, 2017 | 07:04

Pelosi told fellow House Democrats in a letter Wednesday, "The House was in play before the Georgia race". In 2009, Pelosi was Speaker of the House leading a 255-seat majority. Ryan told the MSNBC host that it would be very hard to win the house back as long as Pelosi is the speaker. "I'm sure that Nancy Pelosi believes that she is the one that can lead this party".

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:56

However, Anwarul Haq Kakar , spokesman for the provincial government , said the bomb was planted in a moving vehicle. Political administrator of Parachinar, a city which borders Afghanistan, confirmed that 15 people were killed and at least 50 others injured.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:50

Israel's military Chief of Staff is disputing Iranian claims of successfully launching missiles at militants in Syria . Neither official would speculate on who is operating the drones that have tried to attack US and coalition assets, but both said the Iranians have been training the Syrians how to use them.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:50

He was arrested for vandalism, according to the U.S. Parks Police, who is handling the investigation. STERLING, Va. (AP) - About 5,000 mourners attended Wednesday's funeral of a Muslim girl whose beating death, blamed by police on a motorist's road rage , has some people in her community fearing for their safety.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:41

Because we've received no notice of investigation .... "I don't care who Trump hires". "I would give him the chance to see if he could do that because if there's nothing there, he's not going to find anything anyway", Carson said. President Donald Trump has given his legal team a clear direction: Fight, fight, fight. Many people who do not appreciate how politicized the legal system has become will conclude that if you are under investigation, you must have done something wrong.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:32

Please Wait while comments are loading. Earlier in the day, RJD chief Lalu Prasad asked his ally, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar , to change his decision to back Ram Nath Kovind's Presidential candidature soon, saying he still has time to "correct" himself.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:22

His rare absence from the State Opening of Parliament added to the solemnity of an occasion cherished by the British people and replete with historical tradition. Usually, the Queen's speech mentions planned state visits, reported The Telegraph . Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday promised to listen more closely to businesses' concerns about Britain leaving the European Union as she set out a Brexit-focused government programme, pared-back to reflect her weakened authority.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:22

For all of 2016, the UNHCR reported that a total of 65.6 million people worldwide had been displaced from their homes during the year. The figure that includes refugees , asylum seekers and people uprooted inside their own countries was some 300,000 higher at the end of past year than at the end of 2015, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:18

The counterargument, however, is that O'Mahony assumed the role with gusto against the Maori All Blacks last Saturday when Peyper was in charge and while the Lions gave away a string of needless penalties in the first half, they conceded none in the second.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:10

But Republicans resisted, arguing that to warn the public that the election was under attack would further Russia's aim of sapping confidence in the system. US President Donald Trump has consistently called allegations of Russian hacking "fake news ". Post sources familiar with the measures say that as of yet there's been no attempt by Trump to stop them.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:11

Those countries have now given Qatar 10 days to comply with all of the demands, which include paying an unspecified sum in compensation. However, it remains a key patron of the Islamic Hamas movement, which rules the Gaza Strip, and is also seen to support the Muslim Brotherhood , a Sunni political group that is opposed to monarchical rule, as is practiced in many nations of the Middle East.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:12

Vladimir Putin said that the United States always interfered in Russian elections, doing so especially aggressively in 2012. Mr Putin, who will turn 65 this year, has dominated Russia's political landscape for 17 years and remains popular with many Russians.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:06

Races in Kansas and Montana showed closer than usual margin's for Democrats but ended up staying Republican . The unpopularity of Trump and the Republican healthcare law - along with the historic trend that the party holding the White House loses seats in midterm elections - gives Democrats hope for capturing the House in 2018.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:07

In her victory speech, Handel even gave "a special thanks to the president of United States of America" as the crowd went wild chanting Trump's name. Rice said she has significant respect for the long-serving California lawmaker, but not as the ongoing leader of the Democratic Party . "It was a reach then and I think it will still be a reach in 2018", said one Democratic operative following the race.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:03

Earlier this week, the Saudi King Salman Bin Abdulaziz in a royal decree relieved Prince Muhammed Bin Nayef from his position, and declared Prince Muhammed Bin Salman as the Kingdom's Crown Prince. And it's only the second time since the kingdom was founded in 1932 that a grandson of Ibn Saud has been named crown prince, and its potential future king.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:03

Virginia's two Democratic U.S. senators were quick to blast the proposed health care bill on Thursday while Tennessee's two Republican senators said there's a need to repeal and resolve the Affordable Care Act now in place. Four conservative Republican senators - Rand Paul , Ted Cruz , Ron Johnson and Mike Lee - said they opposed the current version. - Senate Republicans are aiming for a final vote next Thursday, before lawmakers leave town for the weeklong July 4th recess.

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:58

Quetta blast: Police spokesman Shahzada Farhat told news agency AP that the attack took place Friday morning. Earlier in the day, at least 11 people were killed in an explosion in Quetta, near the police chief's office. The first blast came during rush hour in Toori bazaar, where people were buying food for iftar. Kurram, one of Pakistan s seven semi-autonomous tribal districts, is known for sectarian clashes between Sunnis and Shias, who make up roughly 20 percent of Pakistan s ...

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:01

Brexit dominated the Queen's Speech: out of 27 Bills and draft bills unveiled in the address, eight were devoted to divorce procedures, including a Repeal Bill to overturn the 1972 Act which took Britain into what was then the European Economic Community.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:02

She said the US would be consulting with China on implementation of U.N. Security Council resolutions that are meant to restrict revenue and technology for the North's nuclear and missile programs. Otto Warmbier coached Cain's son in swimming and "made a great impression on him", she said. Asked whether Trump had lost faith in China's ability to restrain North Korea, Mattis said the president's view represented Americans' "frustration" with Pyongyang's provocations and after seeing "a ...

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:56

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". "I feel like the costs of uninsured people is going to eventually affect and affect everyone, '" said Alvarez, 41. Senate Republicans have released their version of a plan to repeal and replace Obamacare.

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:52

The strikes are the first time Iran has fired missiles at another country in three decades and represent a major escalation of Iran's role in the war in Syria . US forces said on Tuesday they had shot down an armed "pro-Syrian regime" drone near the garrison. Despite these efforts, a Syrian SU-22 warplane later arrived on the scene and dropped bombs near the US -backed rebels.

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:49

Now Mr. Gingrich has been joined in this chorus by a Trump confidant and golf-buddy, the President of Newsmax , who says the President is contemplating firing Mueller. White House spokesperson Sean Spicer did not outright discount the notion of removing the special counsel, but he noted Ruddy was not a spokesperson for Trump and he had not met the President during his visit to the White House on Monday.

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:40

Indiana Republican Party chairman Kyle Hupfer says the Senate legislation is all part of the GOP promise to repeal and replace the ACA . WASHINGTON (AP ) - Republican Sen. "We'll have to see". The Senate Republicans' plan puts a lid on that by rolling back the Obama-era expansion of the program and then granting states a set amount of money for each person enrolled.

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:40

It's not the first time Congress has sought such a requirement, however, as a similar mechanism was passed in 2015 regarding sanctions on Iran after President Obama pursued his landmark nuclear deal with the country. However, with the bill heading to the House, it appears that the White House is now working with House Republicans to weaken the legislation and restore President Donald Trump's power over the sanctions.

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:36

The talks have been held together personally by Gavin Williamson, the chief whip, and Damian Green , Mrs May's right hand man in the Government. Northern Ireland has been without a government since March after the DUP and Sinn Fein could not reach a power-sharing agreement following Assembly elections, with the latter refusing to enter Stormont with Arlene Foster as first minister.

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:34

The command of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation operation in Afghanistan , Resolute Support (RS), which has more than 13,000 men including 8400 Americans , announced a record of "seven members of U.S. Since the beginning of their spring offensive in late April, the Taliban have been mounting lethal attacks on the positions of the Afghan army and police, who have lost several dozen men in recent weeks.

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:34

About 20 passengers were on board when the crash occurred. Information on the injured, including their nationalities, was not immediately available. In a statement, the Big Bus tour company says they "Pride themselves on the safety of our operation and will be carrying out an investigation into the incident".

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:26

Mayor Maurice Belikoussou has said the number of dead is certain to rise - with dozens of people wounded and Red Cross teams warning it is too risky to collect bodies. An estimated 41,000 people there have fled for their lives. Clashes last month in Bria , Alindao, Bangassou and Mobaye, east of the capital Bangui , resulted in a total of around 300 dead and 200 wounded, according to the UN's humanitarian coordination agency OCHA.

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:23

Melania Trump has sparked a new, perhaps depressingly inevitable, trend in plastic surgery as United States women strive to look like her. Claudia Sierra , a cancer survivor and mother, decided that for her "mommy makeover", she wanted to look like First Lady Melania Trump.

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:18

Jordan Spieth played well enough in the second round of the Travelers Championship to stay in the lead. A windy afternoon kept anyone from catching him at TPC River Highlands. "You're not going to shoot seven-under every round, it's impossible and I recognise that, so it's about waiting for my chances to come in the same way we did today".

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:20

Furthermore, the Democrats keep attacking President Trump with the idiotic allegation that his relationship to Russian Federation won him the election. Pelosi was tied closely to Ossoff during the campaign leading up to the local election, and some in the party blame her directly for the loss. A defiant Pelosi told reporters Thursday that she was "very confident" about the support that she had from fellow Democrats who now number 193.

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:15

Twice in recent weeks, United States warplanes have shot down a pair of drones, which are believed to be of Iranian manufacture, and over the weekend, shot down a Syrian Su-22 bomber within Syrian airspace. She touts traditional supply side economics, going so far as to say during one debate that she does "not support a living wage" - her way of explaining her opposition to a minimum-wage increase.

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:17

Like them, he made his overriding goal the rebuilding of Germany within a united Europe . After the Soviet Union relinquished control of Eastern Europe, Kohl launched his push for reunification, with constant reassurances to Western leaders that a united Germany posed no threat.