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White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

Democrats had pushed the narrative that the vote was a referendum on Trump's presidency. "And when you hear Republicans talk in the gym or running around the House floor, they say, you know, 'Just keep going the way you're going because we're still using this, '" Ryan told CNN Wednesday night, referring to the GOP's use of Pelosi as a bogeyman in its messaging.

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How the Senate health bill compares to House, 'Obamacare'

Facing unanimous Democratic opposition, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell must get yes votes from 50 of the 52 GOP senators to avoid a defeat. Those costs are rising there and elsewhere even with the federal government paying for most of the expansion, largely because more people signed up than originally expected.

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Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

It's time for new leadership. While both campaigns disavowed the ad's content, Moms Demand Action and Everytown condemned it, saying it was "disgusting to politicize this national tragedy and use it to get voters to the polls". Pelosi:"I'm worth the trouble". And the Republican crowing will be loud, long and likely important in the congressional health care debate. That followed another recent Democratic disappointment in Montana, where the Republican candidate won even after ...

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Georgia race: Sigh of relief for GOP on health care

Rep. Brian Mast , R-Palm City, campaigned last month for Karen Handel in a high-stakes special House race in Georgia. "Democrats haven't figured out how to beat Trump ", a senior Trump administration official said Tuesday night. Price himself was easily reelected several times, but Trump himself carried the district over Hillary Clinton by less than two percentage points last November, fueling Democratic hopes they could flip the district.

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Trump congratulates Handel on Twitter

The matchup between Handel and Ossoff in Georgia's 6th Congressional District has become a proxy for the national political atmosphere and a test of GOP strength early in Donald Trump's presidency. His frequent mentions of the network are a break from past presidents, who rarely singled out specific networks for positive coverage. She pointed voters instead to her "proven conservative record" as a state and local elected official.

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Queen outlines UK government agenda in scaled-down speech

Initial fears allayed, we've all been reminded that goatskin is not goatskin, even though there were worries about sourcing goatskin style parchment at such short notice. in the circumstances where his policies go against everything we stand for". Peers take their seats in the House of Lords before the State Opening Of Parliament.

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In spite of tweet, lawyer says Trump not under investigation

In a paid "Sponsored" post that Trump has published on Facebook , he is asking for help from his supporters in order to fight a so-called "Witch Hunt". The former House speaker, discussing the "pugnacious" president on ABC's "This Week", said that Trump's attack instincts don't "serve him well". Jay Sekulow , personal lawyer for Donald Trump .

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Hafeez hails Pakistan spirit for India stunner

Pakistan dominated with both bat and ball to thrash a rather off-colour India by 180 runs and lift the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy on Sunday. "We showed great character". "But it is, you know, it really is", a smiling Arthur said. Earlier also, several times chaos has been witnessed in this area after India-Pakistan match, but this is the first time when the government has imposed restriction in the area.

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Deputy AG Rosenstein set for budget hearing Tuesday

Several Trump-supporting media figures called for Robert Mueller to be fired; a Trump friend said the president was actually considering it; a Trump lawyer wouldn't rule it out; a conservative newspaper suggested Mueller faces a conflict of interest; and a top Trump surrogate accused him of partisan bias.

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Andre Ward Vs. Sergey Kovalev II

The 33-year-old Ward on June 17 improved his record to 32-0 (15 knockouts) by defeating the 34-year-old Kovalev (31-1-1, 26 KOs) in the 175-pound title rematch. "You kind of see a theme in his fights ". Coverage of the fight in the United Kingdom will be shown live on Sky Sports 1 as part of their "Fight Night International: Ward v Kovalev" programme.

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Jeremy Corbyn enjoys kickabout as politics takes a backseat

In a statement outside Downing Street, the 60-year-old premier promised to " fulfil the promise of Brexit ". It is said a deal has been worked out with Democratic Unionist Party which has won 10 seats to form a coalition government if permitted by the Queen.

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British PM Theresa May apologises to own MPs for 'election mess'

May shrugged off suggestions her days in Downing St. were numbered. However, not only did she fail to extend the 17-seat majority inherited from Cameron, she ruinously lost it. Brexit will likely be on the agenda at the Paris meeting, after May confirmed she will stick to the negotiating timetable. Mrs May is also engaged in delicate negotiations with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), a small Protestant party from Northern Ireland that usually plays no role in British-wide politics, ...

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British PM Theresa May reshuffles Cabinet

Brexiteer Mr Gove becomes Environment Secretary and will have to deal with farming and fisheries as well as coping with flood disasters and implementing Tory policy to bring back fox hunting. But what I'm doing now is actually getting on with the immediate job. Within months of his sacking from the cabinet last year Gove was re-hired by the Times , writing columns and book reviews for a reported £150,000 a year.

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May's top aides resign after UK election fiasco

I think she should probably resign and there should probably be another general election . Many MPs are angry over what they see as an unnecessary vote that has cost several lawmakers their seats and are demanding she run a more open, collegiate government after her first months of a dictatorial regime.

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Britain's snap election backfires on Prime Minister Theresa May

Ms. May said the government would guide the country through critical Brexit talks, due to take place later this month, suggesting there would be no change to the timeline. Reuters reports that Gunther H. Oettinger, a European Commission budget and human resources commissioner, expressed doubt about the talks starting as planned.

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Kuwait says Qatar is 'willing' to hold dialogue

Like the UAE and Saudi Arabia , Qatar is a member of the GCC and of the oil-cartel OPEC. "Whatever has been thrown as an accusation is all based on misinformation and we think that the entire crisis is being based on misinformation". Saudi Arabia has sealed Qatar's only land border, through which it had imported most of its food. The time had come to call on Qatar to end its funding - they have to end that funding - and its extremist ideology.

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Clinging On To Her Job, Britain's May Appoints New Ministers

But the ballot-box humiliation has seriously - and possibly mortally - wounded May's leadership just as Britain is about to begin complex exit talks with the European Union . DUP leader Arlene Foster said "we have made good progress but the discussions continue". We know when they must end. "We need stability ", she said .

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Health of Nashville defenceman Ryan Ellis still in question

But they are dragging this Penguins train down the tracks, and they know how close they are. But after their ugliest performance of the playoffs, they're on the brink of elimination. The same would hold true if the award is presented to Evgeni Malkin should the Pens win. Over the last decade, Pittsburgh has turned into the franchise to emulate, as Detroit was at that time .

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Counting gets under way after polls close in Scotland

Despite widespread opposition to the United Kingdom leaving Europe, voters Thursday appeared to make clear that they didn't go along with the manifesto promise to hold another independence referendum sometime between Autumn 2018 and Spring 2019.

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UK exit poll: Conservatives may fall short of majority

But given the consensus expectation of a huge Tory victory in the popular vote, and of at least modest gains in the government's parliamentary majority, the exit poll numbers are a bit of a nasty shock ( currency markets are already showing a drop in the value of the pound) to the conventional wisdom.

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Police officer tackled attackers 'armed only with baton'

None of the dead were identified by name. A police officer looks at floral tributes near the scene of last night's terrorist attack on June 4, 2017 in London , England. She warned that perpetrators are inspired to attack "by copying one another ". Warner said Trump has had more than 90 days to review the procedures for admitting people from certain countries.

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Canadian 'impacted' by London terror attack, official says

The men drove a van across London Bridge , running over dozens of people on the sidewalk before crashing the vehicle. A witness said she saw a white van veer into people. "The police were absolutely brilliant, they came in and explained the situation", said Connell". "The traffic was stopped". "We will come together and, united, we will take on our enemies".

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ME politicians react to USA withdrawal from Paris accord

One question is how to fill the gap in contributions to the global climate fund, which provides financing for efforts to confront the warming threat. "This will also make the world vulnerable to expected disasters within the coming 100 years", Birpinar added, calling on all the signatory countries to "take on the responsibility in order to prevent a catastrophe".

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Nashville helps Preds' celebrate history with 1st Cup Final

If Nashville continues to rack up the shots, they will start to find the net against Murray. So many questions lingered: How would Pekke Rinne respond after unravelling in Game 2? The goal was Guentzel's 13th of the postseason and fourth of the Cup Final.

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Tamim century lifts Bangladesh to 305-6 against England

He insists, however, Bangladesh have improved too - and in Thursday's tournament opener at The Oval may just be able to take advantage if public expectation begins to weigh heavily on the hosts. Bangladesh thought they had Morgan out for 22 when Tamim, running in from long-on, claimed a low catch but third umpire Bruce Oxenford ruled the ball had touched the turf.

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Erratic Trump needs to dispel distrust in him in Middle East

Trump visited Israel after Saudi Arabia. The president is being reassured that he is an ally, Saudi Arabia is looking forward to economic prosperity along with America-not apart from America. In its report on Trump's visit to Israel, USA Today wrote that the president "sidestepped the question of Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory, something that he and President Obama have both said do not help the peace process".

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Trump meets Palestine President, urges resumption of peace talks

In his speech yesterday, Mr Trump seemed to acknowledge the complexities of the matter. But the Jewish settlers and their supporters were relieved that Trump never referred to the "two-state solution" and made no reference to the settlements as obstacles to peace.

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Philippine military bomb Islamist militants in urban battle

Military spokesman Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla says government forces are working to clear the city of militants. President Rodrigo Duterte has imposed martial law on Mindanao , which is the country's second-largest island, to stop the spread of radical Islam.

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Police arrest two more in connection with Manchester attack probe

Ariana Grande's encore performance at Manchester Arena may have saved lives before terrorist Salman Abedi detonated a homemade nail-bomb. His comments come after Manchester police chose to withhold information about the attack, which claimed 22 lives and left dozens more injured , from the US.

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PRINCETON: Ex-Army Ranger to be grand marshal of Memorial Day parade

The museum will also be holding a "Thank Our Veterans Cookout" from 11 a.m.to 2 p.m. Sunday at the City Park picnic shelter next to the pond for any veterans and their families. The parade will then head to Sobieski Hall for a ceremony and refreshments. Participants are asked to assemble in the Ravenna post of the American Legion at 109 Elm St.