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Senate steers toward showdown vote next week on health bill

Senate steers toward showdown vote next week on health bill

Outside Democratic activists associated with Indivisible are calling for Democrats to use every procedural tactic available to slow down debate. "We had thousands of people standing up and cheering us on, saying we're going to repeal it and now they've gotten pretty weak-kneed and I think they want to keep it", Sen.


Warmbier | Trump calls North Korea 'brutal' after US student's death

Warmbier | Trump calls North Korea 'brutal' after US student's death

McCain is the Republican chairman of the Armed Services Committee. Jack Reed, D-R.I., the ranking member, at the start of a hearing at the Capitol in Washington , Tuesday, June 20, 2017 . "He should have been brought home a long time ago", Trump said . Warmbier died Monday in OH, where he had been hospitalized since his June 13 release.


The three Americans imprisoned by North Korea

The three Americans imprisoned by North Korea

Warmbier, who serving a 15-year prison term for alleged anti-state acts in North Korea , was released to his home state of OH on Tuesday in a coma. The Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH is investigating the death of Otto Warmbier , the 22-year-old American who returned home from North Korea in a coma last week, and died six days later.



South Korea's president vows to end reliance on nuclear power

Bush administration. South Korea's new President Moon Jae-In vowed on Monday to scrap all plans to build new nuclear reactors as he seeks to steer Asia's fourth-largest economy clear of atomic power . The meeting comes amid concern that North Korea is preparing a sixth nuclear test. South Korea has 25 nuclear reactors , supplying about a third of the country's total electricity.


Republicans win key U.S. congressional election

Republicans win key U.S. congressional election

National Public Radio " Republican Karen Handel has won the costly and closely watched special congressional election in Georgia's 6th District, a blow to Democratic hopes of pulling off an upset in a district that President Trump only narrowly carried past year.


Moscow accuses US-led coalition of terror 'complicity' over downed Syria drone

Moscow accuses US-led coalition of terror 'complicity' over downed Syria drone

An armed pro-Syrian regime drone was shot down late Monday night by a U.S. Air Force F-15E fighter jet after the drone was detected approaching U.S. military forces in southeastern Syria. Russia, a key backer of Syrian President Bashar Assad , has been providing an air cover to the government's offensive on the Islamic State group since 2015.