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Ayanna Pressley Upsets Rep. Capuano in Massachusetts Democratic Primary

Ayanna Pressley Upsets Rep. Capuano in Massachusetts Democratic Primary

Meanwhile, Reps. Stephen Lynch and Bill Keating fended off progressive challenges by wide margins to clinch the Democratic nomination for the November election. Pressley-who is expected to win in November and become the first black woman to represent MA in Congress-contrasted her message of bold, movement-based politics with Capuano's decision to continue taking corporate PAC money and his refusal to embrace the growing grassroots call to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).


Turkey looks for diplomatic solution to avoid 'massacre' in Syria's Idlib

Turkey looks for diplomatic solution to avoid 'massacre' in Syria's Idlib

Russia , an ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, resumed air strikes against insurgents in Idlib on Tuesday following weeks of bombardment and shelling by pro-Syrian government forces in an apparent prelude to a full-scale offensive against the rebels' last major enclave.


'Fear' grips Washington as Trump is portrayed as greatest danger to US

'Fear' grips Washington as Trump is portrayed as greatest danger to US

Mr Cohn supposedly told Rob Porter, the former White House staff secretary who drafted a letter on the policy change: "I can stop this". Mr Kelly, in remarks released by the White House, said he never called the president an idiot and called the story "total BS".


Egyptian Arrested Outside U.S. Embassy in Cairo After Backpack Ignites

Egyptian Arrested Outside U.S. Embassy in Cairo After Backpack Ignites

The heavily fortified U.S. embassy is near numerous other diplomatic missions in the Egyptian capital. No one was harmed in the incident, which took place just outside the heavy blast walls that surround the embassy in Garden City, a leafy neighborhood in the heart of the capital.


United Kingdom charges two Russians over Salisbury poisoning of Skripals

United Kingdom charges two Russians over Salisbury poisoning of Skripals

Chief Executive of the Defense Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) at Porton Down Gary Aitkenhead later said that British experts had been unable to identify the origin of the nerve agent used in the attack on the Skripals. Mr Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, were poisoned with nerve agent Novichok in March. Russia's foreign ministry said the names given by Britain did not mean anything to Moscow .


U.S. service member killed in Afghanistan: statement

U.S. service member killed in Afghanistan: statement

Joseph Maciel of South Gate, California, was killed and two others were wounded in what officials described as an apparent insider attack . The U.S. "The world recognizes Afghanistan can not be a safe haven for terrorism, the world recognizes that we can not fail". "We are seeing that terrorist groups operating here in Afghanistan, evidence of their links back not just to the United Kingdom but to the whole of continental Europe", British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson said during the ...