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Democrat leads in Georgia race, but is headed for a runoff

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I mean, for a lot of people, it's hard to even remember when the last special election in Georgia even happened. Late Tuesday, experts were predicting Ossoff would end up with about 48%. "Say NO", he tweeted at the start of election day. Should Ossoff prevail, it would mark a stunning embarrassment for the populist president. Under normal circumstances, Republicans retaining the seat would not be in doubt. Read More »

British PM May calls for early election on June 8

MPs must approve decision to dissolve Parliament part-way through full term. A pro-Brexit supporter holds a Union Jack flag near Parliament on March 29, 2017 in London. The world of politics has been given quite a stir with Theresa May's shock announcement of an early general election in June. British Prime Minister Theresa May is due to make an unexpected statement in Downing Street, triggering speculation that she plans to call an early election. Read More »

UK leader calls for early election to boost Brexit bid

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The election offers an opportunity for the ruling Conservative Party to significantly increase its working majority in the House of Commons. An avid reader of opinion polls and an acute interpreter of local and by-election results, Wilson timed his strike to perfection. Read More »

Search added to Google Earth VR

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Google Earth has a few discovery tools including Voyager , a showcase of interactive guided tours of various attractions around the globe including jungles, forests, mountains, cities etc. Additionally, Google Earth is now littered with Knowledge Cards similar to what we're used to in other forms of search. The Timeline is accessed by simply opening the app and tapping on "your timeline" and you will see your activity and places visited. Read More »

North Korea failed missile launch increases US-NK tension

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On Sunday, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un conducted a new missile test, which failed at launch but succeeded in showing the world he is a desperate and unsafe man. F-4 fighters take part in a U.S. North Korea has surprisingly managed to draw on global resources to develop its nuclear weapons program, despite being a tiny country that's isolated from most the world. Read More »

'It's So Phony!' - Bernie Sanders Refused to Say 'I'm With Her'

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For Hillary Clinton, the harsh reality of her election-night loss to Donald Trump did not truly take hold until she received two phone calls from her former boss, then-President Barack Obama: one urging her to concede swiftly and graciously to the rival she loathed, and then, finally, one of consolation. Read More »

Pence Warns N.Korea of Trump's 'Resolve'

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In one symbolic demonstration of the Trump administration's tough new approach, Pence chose to go outside his security arrangements to personally review the line between North and South Korea at the DMZ. Until recently, it has been Trump's confrontational tone that has drawn attention rather than his action. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, who met with Japan's trade minister, Hiroshige Seko, earlier Tuesday, said he hopes to soon begin talks on a free trade agreement with Japan. Read More »

Gorsuch confirmed; Senate approves Trump nominee, 54-45

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's changing of the rules to get Neil Gorsuch confirmed by a simple majority vote was a short-sighted trade. The change allows the Senate to proceed to the final vote with a simple majority. And not only was the tone of the house changed, but the tone and reputation of the Supreme Court was as well. Many Republicans bemoaned reaching that point, too, but they blamed Democrats for pushing them to it. Read More »

Pence reassures Japan on N Korea crisis

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China has criticised North Korea's missile tests. Arizona Republican Senator John McCain recently said "China is the key" to stopping North Korea. In 2016, the surplus measured at $23.2 billion, according to USA official data. South Korea is set to elect a new president next month. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters over the weekend that Japan might push ahead with a revised, 11-nation version of the TPP despite the USA rejection of the trade accord. Read More »

Upcoming Special Elections May Give Clues About 2018 Campaigns

But with the president's approval ratings hovering around 40 percent, Democrats are hoping that a win in these wealthy suburbs will show that Trump's unpopularity is dragging down other Republican politicians. Only 220 eligible voters in Pawnee County lived in that congressional district and 28 percent voted. Brownback, one of the least popular governors in the U.S., may have been more effective for Democrats in this race than anything Trump has said or done so far in his administration. Read More »

Democrats hope to get HHS Secretary Tom Price's House seat

But the call - along with the president's recent tweets about the race - also offers the area's Democrats a reminder to Google that Jon Ossoff guy. Republican victor Ron Estes had previously coasted to easy statewide victories as state treasurer, but won a House seat based in Wichita by just 7 percentage points, with little outside investment from national Democrats. Read More »

NKorean official says will continue missile tests

He said rolling back the hostile U.S. policy toward the DPRK "is the precondition to solving all the problems in the Korean Peninsula". President Donald Trump recently ordered Carrier Strike Group One, a substantial fleet made up of an aircraft carrier and several escort ships, to sail to the Sea of Japan. Read More »

Homeland Security Secretary Concedes Full Border Wall Is 'Unlikely'

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Kelly also told the Homeland Security committee there's been a "little bit of increase in Mexicans" entering the USA illegally from the north. "But we'll do something across the Southwest border", Kelly said. And another woman CNN spoke to, Pat Bell , herself a Trump voter but who says she never agreed with his wall rhetoric, says she's prepared to take legal action. Read More »

North Korean official says will continue missile tests

He said North Korea was "unfazed" and "undaunted" by the Trump administration, which he accused of deploying one strategic strike means after another in South Korea while "trumpeting about peace by strength". "Either China will deal with this problem or the US and our allies will", Pence said. "If not, we will solve the problem without them!" "Beijing has reasons and means to discipline Kim, but is more concerned with ensuring the survival of his regime, thus maintaining a buffer against ... Read More »

United Kingdom election on June 8 aims to put Brexit fears to rest

It is the right decision for Britain. The gap before talks begin in earnest in June gave her a "window of opportunity" to strengthen her hand by improving her slim 17-seat majority and pushing the next election date back to 2022, by which time the United Kingdom should have long ago left the EU. Read More »

British PM Calls For Early Election To Strengthen Brexit Hand

Since then, she has ruled out calling an early election to get her own mandate. The Prime Minister stood at the steps of 10 Downing Street and said only an election would ensure both that her opponents can not derail Brexit and that Britain's position is strong in talks with the European Union. Read More »

British PM refuses to participate in TV debates before snap election

Stunning listeners just after 11am on Tuesday she said: "I have just chaired a meeting of the Cabinet, where we agreed that the Government should call a general election , to be held on 8 June". Since triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty on March 29, May had been mulling the arguments in favor of a early vote before coming to a final decision - during a walking holiday with her husband - that it would be too much of a headache to have an election looming as negotiations conclude. Read More »

British PM May calls for early election to strengthen Brexit hand

Investors were digesting news of the snap election, as Downing Street had previously denied plans for a poll before 2020. Therefore she can control the Brexit negotiations. The outlet pointed out that "May, who commands only a slim majority in parliament's lower House of Commons , said that a new mandate would strengthen her hand in negotiations in Brexit talks". Read More »

Government: 36 Islamic State fighters killed by massive bomb

Nangarhar provincial spokesman Attaullah Khogyani, however, said some 90 terrorists were killed. Afghan officials had earlier said the bombing had killed 36 IS fighters. "They used to marry our daughters and wives to their fighters, blamed residents for spying, they beheaded, cut [off] hands and did not allow mobile phones that had cameras", he said. Read More »

Egypt imposes three-month emergency after twin bombings by ISIS

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The first blast occurred near the altar inside of St. George's Church in Tanta, killing 27 people at worship. At least three police officers were killed preventing the suicide bomber from entering the cathedral, Ahram Online reported . The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attacks, claiming two suicide bombers were behind them. There has been no report of any Singaporean affected by the attacks, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said in a statement. Read More »

Democrats Aim To 'Make Trump Furious' In Georgia Election

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The fact that a Democrat took the most votes in the 6th District came as a surprise to everyone, said Kennesaw State University political science professor Kerwin Swint. Of the 10 Senate Democrats up for reelection in states Donald Trump won last fall, six brought in at least $2 million in the first quarter of 2017. Read More »

Revamped Mercedes S-Class to hit showrooms in July

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How much will the Mercedes S-Class cost? Mercedes previously boasted that the driver-assist features in the 2018 S-Class would take the vehicle a step closer to autonomous driving, and the list is indeed considerable. The six programmes are Freshness, Warmth, Vitality, Joy, Comfort and Training, all of which run for 10 minutes and feature their own backing track stored in the vehicle. Read More »

May calls snap United Kingdom election for June 8

The prime minister is understood to have changed her mind after taking advice from senior figures including Sir Lynton Crosby, mastermind of the 2015 election campaign. A resounding win would bolster her mandate in upcoming talks with the European Union over the country's exit. "I think we need that period of time, that stability to deal with the issues the country is facing", she told the BBC in January. Read More »

North Korea show of strength as United States tensions rise

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Amid rising regional tensions, Pyongyang residents have been preparing for. In this combination of images made from video, from left to right:. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has appeared in a massive parade. 14. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Saturday urged North Korea to abide by United Nations resolutions and stop its pursuit of nuclear weapons, as the reclusive state brandished its military might. Read More »

Facebook killer shoots himself during police chase

Stephens reportedly ordered a 20-piece McNugget and a large fry. CORRECTS TO CLARIFY THE VIDEO WAS NOT BROADCAST ON FACEBOOK LIVE AS POLICE INITIALLY INDICATED, BUT POSTED AFTER THE KILLING - This undated photo provided by the Cleveland Police shows Steve Stephens . Read More »

United Kingdom snap election: 'Putting hardline Tory 'Brexiteers' back in their box'

The Prime Minister stood at the steps of 10 Downing Street and said only an election would ensure both that her opponents can not derail Brexit and that Britain's position is strong in talks with the European Union. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May visits the Wellbeing Centre which provides support to people recovering from mental health needs, in Aldershot, Hampshire, January 9, 2017. Read More »

Google Earth invites you to 'get lost' exploring the planet

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You can also explore the new Voyager feature to take interactive guided tours from partners like BBC Earth and DigitalGlobe . Google's " I'm feeling lucky " option has also made its way to the new Google Earth . This takes the user to one of 20,000 different places, zooming in on hidden gems. Google is making lots of changes in their geographical apps. The Google Maps app has been available to iOS users for some time now, however the timeline feature was not available on ... Read More »

Suspected Isis recruiters arrested in St Petersburg in wake of metro attack

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The Investigative Committee said that the suspects are all from the former Soviet Central Asia region of Kyrgyzstan, as was suspected suicide bomber, 22-year-old Akbarzhon Dzhalilov. The unidentified explosive device went off at 2:20 p.m. on a train that was leaving the Technology Institute station and heading to the Sennaya Square station, Russia's National Anti-Terrorist Committee said. Read More »

Australian military personnel hit by an ISIS chemical attack in Iraq

Australian military advisers were reportedly hit by a low-grade chemical attack in western Mosul. Australian advisers have been caught up in a chemical weapons attack in the besieged Iraqi city of Mosul. The official says this would not be the first time the Islamic State group had used chlorine or mustard gas but their attacks usually fail. ISIS fighters battle to fight the broader threat of terrorism in Mosul. Read More »

Britain's May calls Trump, European leaders after poll announcement

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The EU said yesterday it did not expect negotiating guidelines for Britain's exit from the bloc to be affected by the British government's call for an early general election . The prime minister's own personal ratings also dwarf those of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, with 50 per cent of those asked saying she would make the best prime minister. Read More »

US Treasurys edge higher as investors focus on data, auctions

Part of the display were two new ICBM-sized canisters as well as North Korea's submarine-launched ballistic missile, and a land-based version of the same for the first time, according to analysts. "Obviously, the first high-level talk is not going to have an immediate resolution of anything but I think we have a reasonable path forward", Ross said. Read More »

United Airlines to save evidence in dragged passenger case

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Lawmakers are working on a bill that would establish more protections for travelers. Law enforcement officials dragged Dao off a flight departing from Chicago for Louisville, Kentucky, because it was fully booked, and the airline wanted four passengers to make way for staff members. Read More »