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What to know — Georgia's special election


With early voting completed, poll workers across District 6 can take a break from welcoming voters to polling locations and processing ballots today - and Lord knows they've been working hard. "I think she's handled it very well", Lake said. "He's trying to portray himself as something that he is not". The ad also links Ossoff to Kathy Griffin and Nancy Pelosi , two figures that have been featured in several Republican attacks on the Democratic candidate. Read More »

18 protesters in Minnesota arrested after Philando Castile verdict

The police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile , the black motorist whose girlfriend streamed the immediate aftermath of the shooting live on Facebook , was on Friday acquitted of all charges. But Castile was following Yanez's commands, and It's simply false that the mere presence of a gun makes the encounter more unsafe for the police. The Castile family, friends, and attorney, Glenda Hatchett had strong words of disapproval for the turnout of the trial which acquitted ... Read More »

Afghan soldier attacks United States troops


His description of the assault suggested a well-prepared and coordinated assault. Around four North Atlantic Treaty Organisation soldiers were killed in attack by an Afghan soldier in northern Balkh province, reports Pajhwok Afghan News. Read More »

79 now presumed to have died in London fire

The Sun newspaper said 65 people are now feared dead or missing in the fire . The aluminium cladding, called Reynobond, is banned for buildings higher than 12m in the U.S., far lower than the 24-storey Grenfell Tower that was consumed by the roaring blaze, according to a salesman for the company that manufactures it. Read More »

1 dead, 8 injured in the latest terror attack on London

Early police caution about declaring the incident terrorist-related was interpreted by the community as discriminatory. "This was an attack on London and all Londoners". Metropolitan Police said they were dealing with a " major incident ". Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, who represents the area, uses the mosque as a place to meet with residents. Read More »

2 storm systems brewing in the tropics

We are now watching the southern Gulf of Mexico for the potential of tropical development over the next few days. A hurricane hunter aircraft is expected to investigate the disturbance on Sunday, if necessary, which Hathaway said is standard protocol. Read More »

Van ploughs into worshippers leaving London Mosque, one dead

Scotland Yard said he was arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism including murder and attempted murder. An imam guarded the van driver who mowed down Muslim worshippers until the police arrived, telling a crowd: "Do not touch him". Read More »

How Apple Could Challenge Amazon's $10 Billion in New Revenue

Originally rumored to be called Siri Speaker , the HomePod is a smart speaker with Wi-Fi capabilities meant to compete against Amazon Echo devices and Google Home-although it will be significantly more expensive. The speaker has the "power to rock the house", according to Schiller, who said the team worked to make HomePod a potent assistant for news, messages, weather, traffic, home controls and more. Read More »

Schumer calls for all-senators meeting on health care


For all the criticism Republicans heaped on the process by which Democrats pushed through President Barack Obama's signature health care bill - without a single Republican vote -the public for the most part knew what was in the bill, and public hearings were held for more than a year. Read More »

Tower block fire protesters storm town hall

The latest update includes the 30 already confirmed to have died in the catastrophic fire in a west London tower block in the early hours of Wednesday morning. And as NPR's Frank Langfitt in London , police are hoping that the death toll will not reach the triple digits. At this stage 19 people remain in hospital of which ten are receiving critical care. Read More »

Google Tightens Measures to Remove Extremist Content on YouTube


It gave the instance of videos that contain inflammatory religious or supremacist content. The new experts will be from specialized organizations with working knowledge of "issues like hate speech, self-harm, and terrorism ", and counter-extremist groups who have the expertise to identify content which might be used to radicalize and recruit extremists. Read More »

OnePlus 5 promo is here: the gorgeous looks of the device

Once again OnePlus is back with an official TV ad of OnePlus 5 lasting for seconds. With very little information to reveal at the event, the handset's price has also made it to the top of the pile of OnePlus 5 leaks . It looks like the makers of OnePlus 5 couldn't resist offering a helping hand to leakers, showing off its own "leak" in a TV spot during a major sporting event broadcast on Indian television. Read More »

Man United boss Mourinho does not want Ronaldo as Chelsea join race


Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon has told talkSPORT that the European champions would be making a "big mistake" if they let Cristiano Ronaldo depart this summer. "There's no turning back", Ronaldo is quoted as saying by Marca . Madrid , though, will do everything they can to keep Ronaldo. Club of the English Premier League "Manchester United " will try to return to "old Trafford" star striker "real" Cristiano Ronaldo . Read More »

London tower fire: 79 now feared dead

Previously, the Metropolitan Police had confirmed 30 people had been killed in the inferno; the announcement Saturday almost doubles that number. British Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered a judge-led full public inquiry into the incident and is expected to pay a visit to the injured in one of the London hospitals after she faced criticism over her failure to meet the victims during a visit to the site on Thursday. Read More »

Blazing fires in Portugal claim 61 lives, and counting


Numerous victims died trapped in their cars while trying to flee the blaze, whose cause was not yet known. Gomes previously said that at least 30 victims, including entire families, were found dead in their vehicles on two roads in the Leiria district that were blocked by the flames' advance, trapping motorists in the inferno. Read More »

A Father's Day message from your children

A parent's love is the strongest and most enduring love that exists with the exception of God's love for us. The conversation starts with, " Hey Dad, what do you want for Father's Day this year?" and the old fashioned reply, follows it, "I don't know. Read More »

Rosenstein Hits Media for 'Anonymous Allegations' on Russia Probe


And I said yesterday , you get two more leaks like this, Rosenstein is going to have to appoint a special counsel to investigate the special counsel. Moscow has denied any interference. The White House has denied any collusion, and Trump has repeatedly complained about the probe, saying Democrats can not accept his election win. Read More »

Shivraj Singh ends his indefinite fast


Chouhan also entailed how the families of the deceased met him and asked him to discontinue the fast. Union leaders, members of the State Cabinet, MLAs, office-bearers of various kisan sangathans also sat on fast in support of the Chief Minister. Read More »

Learn something from your dads on Father's Day


Father's Day is celebrated at different times around the world and didn't become a national holiday here until 1972. In their book Partnership Parenting , Kyle Pruett and Marsha Kline Pruett opine, 'Fathers tend to be more willing than mothers to confront their children and enforce discipline, leaving their children with the impression that they in fact have more authority'. Read More »

Body of eighth terror attack victim found in Thames


British Police have named the third attacker in the London terror rampage that took place Saturday night to be confirmed as Moroccan-Italian Youssef Zaghba , age 22. He married a British woman named Charisse O'Leary, who posted on Facebook last month that Redouane was negligent in seeing their young daughter and on one planned visit, she said he told her: "I'm going swimming". Read More »

Finally, Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU

May's government said it was "confident it can achieve a bold and ambitious deal that will work in the interest of the whole U.K". "I think it was a mistake that we didn't spend more time and resources taking apart Jeremy Corbyn's economic proposals and his spending plans, which are frankly incredible and would do enormous damage to this country, to our jobs, to our economy". Read More »

Macron wins strong parliamentary majority: exit polls

Disillusion towards old parties, a will to give Macron a stable majority, as well as a lack of interest due to a lacklustre campaign - just a month after a heated presidential election - could explain French voters' apathy. But Jean-Luc Melenchon, the far-left candidate he defeated in May, said an all-powerful Mr Macron "is going to end up believing he walks on water". Read More »

Trump's deputy attorney general Rosenstein issues cryptic statement about anonymous sources

Mr. Trump's latest tweets drew a concerned statement from Sen. President Donald Trump has just officially admitted he is under criminal investigation for obstruction of justice. The newspaper's story was met with a furious reaction from Trump's personal lawyer and the Republican National Committee. The Post , citing unnamed sources, said the investigation into the president's own conduct began shortly after Trump fired Comey on May 9. Read More »

'Alt-Right' Condemned By Southern Baptist Convention

It also animated many well-intentioned clergy and laypeople within and beyond the SBC who lament the strands of white supremacy and blindness to racial inequity that still persist in churches. McKissic's move was initially rejected by the resolutions committee, whose chair Barrett Duke told reporters afterward the panel spent a number of hours considering the proposal "before we finally said we just didn't see a way that we could speak to the multiple issues that were raised in that ... Read More »

Camille Cosby Criticizes Judge, District Attorney

Former federal prosecutor David Weinstein said Cosby's celebrity nearly certainly played a role in the jury's deliberations, perhaps to convince "two or three jurors that it's impossible to convict Dr. Their honest work, individually. And, please, to the supporters, stay calm. Mr Cosby has given a sealed deposition in the case. The comedian's spokesperson, Andrew Wyatt, not only criticized the women accusing Cosby of assault (many of the comedian's accusers attended the trial and could be seen ... Read More »

Vice President Mike Pence Retains Outside Counsel in Russia Investigation


Pence, who after the election served as head of Trump's White House transition team, has stood by Trump's assertion that there are no ties between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. Records show that former vice president Dick Cheney hired a lawyer during the Valerie Plame investigation. Pence's communications director Jarrod Agen said in a statement. Read More »

US shoots down Syrian aircraft for first time

Iran-backed Shiite militias, along with other pro-Syrian government forces, have steadily advanced around Tanf despite repeated warnings from the US military. Iran's focus is increasingly on the border region between Syria and Iraq. The forces, armed with tanks and small arms, have amassed a few dozen miles outside the base that U.S., British and Norwegian special operations forces use as a staging ground to train, equip and fight alongside their rebel partners. Read More »