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Northam wins Democratic nomination for governor


He narrowly beat Stewart in Northern Virginia and Richmond while Stewart won handily in rural and exurban areas. That is to say, the number or Republicans who came out to vote in today's primary (363K) was dwarfed by the turnout during the 2016 Primary when Trump won with 356K votes with a total of over 1 million Republicans coming out. Read More »

So it begins: Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU

The 68-year-old Conservative MP for Haltemprice and Howden will be leading the talks on what Britain wants from negotiations, working closely with Parliament to ensure the leave process happens in the two-year negotiation period. "The best way we can spend this week is to rebuild trust", rather than tackle the big hard issues right at the start, another European source said. Read More »

What We Know About The Senate Republican Health Care Bill


Kunkel said while " Obamacare " is not flawless, she feels the House plan coupled with the Senate's addressing of the issue is not a good sign. Democrats are also telegraphing a series of parliamentary inquiries from their chamber desks to the presiding officer that they hope will show a contrast in the legislative process used to advance what became the 2010 health care overhaul law and the current process. Read More »

EXTRA TIME: Yaya Toure calls for peace after Finsbury Park attack

The U.K. police service said officers were called at 12:20 a.m. local time (7:20 p.m. Sunday ET) to the scene on Seven Sisters Road in Finsbury Park neighborhood, home to many immigrants. So, it's the holy month of Ramadan. "Today's attack falls at a hard time in the life of this city, following on from the attack on London Bridge two weeks ago and of course to unimaginable tragedy of Grenfell Tower last week". Read More »

Supreme Court to review partisan redistricting


GOP lawmakers defend the maps, as does state Attorney General Brad Schimel. "Texas is one of the states that has high partisan bias on its congressional map, mainly because it has not created enough Latino opportunity districts, and that has both a racial impact and a partisan impact", Li said . Read More »

Driver plows into crowd outside London mosque, injuring 10

Emergency services stand guard on Fonthill road near Finsbury Park station after a vehicle struck pedestrians in north London , Monday. British police said there were no reports of anyone suffering from knife injuries after speculation at the scene the driver was armed with a knife. Read More »

Qatar demands 'blockade' lifted before Gulf crisis talks

Saudi Arabia , the UAE , Egypt , Bahrain and others accuse Qatar of supporting and funding " terrorism " and of working with regional rival Iran, charges Doha firmly denies . The premier's trip was reportedly delayed by a week to avoid any appearance of siding with Riyadh in the Gulf states' isolation of Qatar. The deployment made possible by legislation fast-tracked by Turkey following a diplomatic rift between Doha and four other Arab states . Read More »

Wounded congressman sends Father's Day message

Steve Scalise have upgraded his condition from "critical" to "serious". Scalise was shot Wednesday morning as a gunman sprayed bullets into a Republican congressional baseball practice. "Baseball is the American game, to be able to play it, and that's why we have to play this game tonight", said Rep. Roger Williams , R-Texas, who injured his ankle in the chaos Wednesday and will watch from the third-base coaching box. Read More »

Top EU lawmaker says UK's aims a mystery

United Kingdom negotiator David Davis says that Britain has gone into Brexit negotiations looking for a " positive and constructive tone" to deal with the myriad issues dividing both sides. They are due to give a joint news conference after talks among their teams lasting seven hours. Business leaders say the uncertainty means they are having to plan on the assumption that Britain leaves without a proper deal. Read More »

A 'number' of casualties after vehicle strikes pedestrians in London


One person was killed and ten others injured when a delivery van crashed into people leaving a mosque in Finsbury Park , reports . "We stopped him until the police came". Local youths spoken to by Middle East Eye said they were forced to restrain the alleged attacker themselves for between 10 and 20 minutes. London's Mayor Sadiq Mayor Khan, the first Muslim to serve in that position, urged the public to focus on shared values and urged the city to stand together in an ... Read More »

Finsbury Park Mosque Terror Attack


Theresa May condemned the attacks on Muslims outside Finsbury Park Mosque on Monday calling it "sickening". The worshipers were attending to an elderly man who'd fallen suddenly ill after evening prayers when terror struck. The incident is the latest traumatic terrorism attack to hit the United Kingdom, following the auto and knife attack in Westminster in March, a suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester in May, and the London Bridge and Borough Market ... Read More »

Man arrested on suspicion of terror offenses


Condemning the Finsbury attack, a spokesman for the Muslim Council for Scotland said: "This attack was aimed directly at the vibrant Muslim community during the Month of Ramadan at a time when many families would have been returning home after night time prayers". Read More »

Russian Federation slams Trump's Cold War policy on Cuba

On Sunday, the Russian Foreign Ministry criticized President Donald Trump's decision to freeze a detente with Cuba and his verbal attack on the Caribbean island's leaders. Canadian companies that have business dealings with Cuba have a tough road to navigate because complying with US laws can lead them to fall afoul of Canadian laws, and vice versa. Read More »

House leader joins Handel on final campaign day


President Trump, Vice President Mike Pence , House Speaker Paul Ryan and two members of Trump's cabinet with Georgia ties - Sonny Perdue and Tom Price - have previously campaigned with her. At least two of the hats sat atop the heads of voters from the nearby 14th District. "It hasn't been that much of an issue on the ground", she told Breitbart News. Read More »

Sarfraz Ahmed named captain of ICC Champions Trophy XI


When the fit-again Amir, who missed his side's semi-final win due to a back spasm, removed India's unsafe top three in a magnificent opening spell, Pakistan were in complete command. The player of the match was, quite correctly, awarded to Pakistani batsman, Fakhar Zaman . He can be heard saying, "when they say it we accept so when we say, why can't they?" But taking his second chance he embarked on an electrified charge which wrenched the game back in Pakistan's favour. Read More »

Trump tweets about Democrats, Georgia election

Steve Scalise (R-L.a.) will help Republican Karen Handel defeat Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff in Tuesday's hotly contested special election for Georgia's 6 Congressional District. If Ossoff wins, Republicans will likely have one person to blame: President Trump. That's in line with most of the polls released in the closing weeks of the race. Read More »

Pakistan rout India to clinch Champions Trophy


Azhar and Fakhar Zaman both smashed fifties, seeing Pakistan off to a soaring start as India rued missed chances. Riding on Fakhar Zaman's maiden century, Pakistan made 338 runs for the loss of four wickets in 50 overs against India in the ICC Champions trophy final match at The Oval on Sunday. Read More »

Pakistan wins Champions Trophy, crushes archrival India

India: 158 all out in 30.3 overs (Rohit 0, Dhawan 21, Kohli 5, Dhoni 4, Yuvraj 22, Jadhav 9, Pandya 76, Jadeja 15, Ashwin 15, Ashwin 1, Bhuvneshwar 1*, Bumrah 1; Amir 3/16, Junaid 1/20, Hafeez 0/13, Hasan 3/19, Shadab 2/60, Wasin 0/3, Zaman 0/25). Read More »

Five missing after Grenfell Tower fire found 'safe and well'

Cundy said the death toll may still change, but not as significantly as it has in recent days. "The package of support I'm announcing today is to give the victims the immediate support they need to care for themselves and for loved ones", she said, according to the Downing Street statement on Friday. Read More »

Georgia saddened over deadly forest fires in Portugal


Police said a lightning strike on a tree probably caused the blaze on Saturday in a region hit by an intense heat wave and dry, gusty winds, which fanned the flames. A young man shared a bottle of water with a distraught woman as she stumbled down the road. According to an initial analysis by the Judicial Police, the fire was caused by a dry thunderstorm, Gomes said. Read More »

Germany squeeze past Australia at Confederations Cup

Much like this year in Russia , Germany lined-up with numerous new faces many of whom shone at the FIFA World Cup ™ a year later. Nearly 9 players in the Germany squad were not played in any World Cup matches before. Then a late Lukas Podolski equaliser spared German blushes after Mile Jedinak's superb free-kick and James Troisi's header gave the Aussies the advantage in a 2-2 draw. Read More »

Bill Maher to face Ice Cube after "n-word" controversy


Many are demanding HBO fire Bill Maher after he used a racial slur on his show. We should keep in mind the context in which Maher employed the controversial word, and by the way he said "nigga" not "nigger". HBO also called the remark "completely inexcusable " and has deleted it from subsequent airings of the show. Bolding added for a reason. The comedian was roundly criticized after the show aired. Read More »

A Guide: Understanding Congressional Confusion on Health Care

Cleverly, Senate Republicans say their coverage-destruction bill will be better than the one Speaker Paul Ryan pushed through the House. "But it's the way we're having to do it". Meanwhile, Trump is causing Obamacare to fail by not following the law. As for the invitation, McConnell's office Democrats should "propose ideas on how they can help us rescue Americans from the consequences of America". Read More »

Samsung Pay Mini launches: Here's how it's different from Samsung Pay


Both devices are equipped with home button fingerprint sensors for authentication. "The Galaxy J7 Max has a 5.7" Full HD PS LCD Screen with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080. The device packs MediaTek Helio P20 chipset paired with 4GB of RAM. The memory can be expanded up to 128GB with microSD. A photo of the smartphone seemingly shows a dual rear camera with no fingerprint scanner, which would be great for Samsung fans. Read More »

After Finsbury Park attack, message of resiliency greets London Underground commuters

The deadly van-ramming attack at a mosque in London is "a painful illustration of why we must never allow hatred to breed hatred", Britain's chief rabbi said. An imam guarded the van driver who mowed down Muslim worshippers until the police arrived, telling a crowd: "Do not touch him". After being seized, the man said he had wanted to kill "many Muslim people", one witness told journalists. Read More »

Alexandria gunman carried list of names of members of Congress


The FBI says the man who opened fire on a group of Republican members of Congress on Wednesday is 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., who was shot by police and later died at a hospital. It's telling that the shooter may have intentionally sought out Republican congressmen. "I was sad that it happened". The Belleville News-Democrat newspaper posted a photograph of Hodgkinson protesting outside a post office in 2012, wearing sunglasses and a goatee and holding a ... Read More »

Severe thunderstorm watch is in place until 8 pm


The strength of the storms that form Monday afternoon and the timing of how quickly they pass will depend on the sunshine we see. Monday's temperatures will hover in the low 80s and make way for a week of temperatures in the high 80s to mark the first day of summer. Read More »

Puerto Rico, set to become US' 51st State?


Gov. Ricardo Rossello is determined to make Puerto Rico the 51st state of the United States. In the non-binding referendum, voters were asked to pick one of three options: statehood, independence or to remain as a US-territory. Puerto Ricans are getting the chance to tell U.S. Congress on Sunday which political status they believe best benefits the U.S. territory as it remains mired in a deep economic crisis that has triggered an exodus of islanders to the U.S mainland. Read More »

Japan investigates delay in reporting US Navy ship collision


John Richardson and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Steve Giordano will travel to Yokosuka on Tuesday to meet with Fitzgerald sailors and family members, Naval Forces Japan said Monday morning. Three investigators for Japan's Transport Safety Board had inspected the container ship inside and out, said spokeswoman Yuko Watanabe. It is not known why it changed its direction. Read More »

Major league roundup: Yankees remain hot with 8-2 win over Orioles


The Yankees finished off the Orioles , 14-3, to sweep the three-game series and extend their overall winning streak to five. Judge hit two more home runs, including a drive almost 500 feet that cleared the distant bleachers at Yankee Stadium and sent NY romping past Baltimore 14-3 Sunday for its fifth straight win. Read More »

US Open champion Koepka reveals helpful Johnson call

Open , talk about what that means. ERIN, Wis . - The pats on the back and words of congratulations would have to come later. "It's kind of hard to miss the leaderboard, I knew where I stood", Koepka said on the broadcast. And for the week, there were 140 sub-par rounds recorded - with 122 coming in the first three rounds. His sister, Callie, served as his caddie at Erin Hills. Read More »

Champions Trophy team of the tournament

It started on a wrong note when a handsome delivery from Jasprit Bumrah was nicked by an edgy Zaman only to be called no-ball due to overstepping. Bangladesh ended the tournament on the seventh spot they started it on. The collapse continued when left-handed opener Dhawan was caught behind off Amir by Sarfraz. Amir took out all three of India's premier batsmen, bowled a maiden for figures of 6-2-16-3, then watched as his teammates mopped up. Read More »