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Polls Close In Georgia's Closely Watched, Expensive Special Election

Handel will fill a seat vacated by Tom Price , who was appointed by Trump as Health and Human Services secretary. Along with Archie Parnell's loss Tuesday night in a SC special House election, Democrats have now lost four straight specials this year where at least some within the party saw the chance for an upset.



Four-way tie at Erin Hills

While Erin Hills was still not playing as hard as many past U.S. Open courses, it was beginning to firm up from the early week rain, plus the USGA had a few tricks up its sleeve. And a day after 44 players finished under par to set the record for most sub-par rounds in the first round, 46 players signed for a sub-par round.



United States shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria

On June 8, a US fighter jet shot down another Iranian-made drone that dropped a bomb near forces patrolling the base at Tanf. Russian Federation responded by warning it would track aircraft from the USA -led coalition as potential targets over Syria and suspended a hotline meant to avoid mid-air collisions.



US shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria

As a result, it said, Russia has stopped using a key "de-confliction" communication channel set up to avoid conflict between USA and Russian forces in Syria. The Russian military alleged that in Sunday's incident, "the command of the coalition forces did not use the established communication channel for preventing incidents in Syrian airspace".


US shoots down Iranian drone in Syria

US shoots down Iranian drone in Syria

This is the latest incident in the skies over Syria, after the USA shot down a Syrian fighter plane on Sunday and another drone earlier this month . backs the SDF and American special forces soldiers often accompany SDF troops as advisers and trainers. The move comes days after a USA fighter jet shot down a Syrian jet, and Syrian ally Russian Federation responded by threatening to treat planes from a US -led coalition operating in the skies over Syria as targets.


Japan logs surprise trade deficit in May as energy costs expand

Japan logs surprise trade deficit in May as energy costs expand

The 14.9% growth in shipments from Japan in May was lower the average estimates of a 16.1% annual rise, however, it was the biggest increase since January 2015. Exports to Asia, which includes China, rose 16.8 per cent in May from a year ago, the fastest increase in three months, due to increased shipments of electronics to Hong Kong and steel to Indonesia, the data showed.