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Learning From the Georgia Special Congressional Election

Their best chance was arguably in Georgia's 6th Congressional District, a suburban one near Atlanta where Donald Trump barely edged out Hillary Clinton previous year. The apparent effectiveness of that messaging suggested to some that the 77-year-old Californian could be a liability for Democrats as they aim to regain their majority.



Trump tells senators to be 'more generous' with health care spending

One source said Trump called the House bill " mean, mean, mean " and said, "We need to be more generous , more kind". Moderate GOP senators have been pushing to ease those restrictions. As chairman of the Senate Health, Education , Labor and Pensions Committee , Alexander is refusing Sen. Senate aides said the Senate bill was not expected to touch insurance protections that are included in Obamacare for people with pre-existing medical conditions, after the controversy over the ...


NKorean taekwondo team in SKorea for 1st time in 10 years

NKorean taekwondo team in SKorea for 1st time in 10 years

Not anymore as the governing body, based in South Korea , has taken a key decision this week. The new name and accompanying logo were unveiled at the start of the World Taekwondo Championships in Muju, Korea. The Nanjing accords also set guidelines that would allow ITF athletes to participate in World Taekwondo events, so long as it was under World Taekwondo rules.



Tensions rise after Syrian jet downed, missile attack

Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps on Sunday said it launched missiles into Syria targeting Islamic State militants in retaliation for the June 7 Tehran attack in which 18 people died. Iranian diplomat Hossein Sheikholeslam further claimed this week that the missile strike is meant as a direct warning to the USA and Israel. The missile also could strike Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia.


Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over US student who died

Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over US student who died

But she said the USA wants more action against blacklisted North Korean companies doing business through China. "We reiterated to China that it has a diplomatic responsibility to exert much greater economic and diplomatic pressure on the regime if they want to prevent further escalation in the region".


Robert Mueller clarifies Trump-Russia investigation boundaries with Congress

Robert Mueller clarifies Trump-Russia investigation boundaries with Congress

However, when asked during the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing if Trump " at any time " asked him "to stop the FBI investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 U.S. Speaking to Fox & Friends a day after a series of tweets confirmed there were never any tapes to begin with, Trump said: "When he found out that I, you know, that there may be tapes out there, whether it's governmental tapes or anything else, and who knows, I think his story may have changed".