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Virginia gubernatorial primary: Ralph Northam defeats Tom Perriello to win Democratic nomination

Virginia gubernatorial primary: Ralph Northam defeats Tom Perriello to win Democratic nomination

On the GOP side, former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie is seen as the front runner over Prince William County Board Chairman Corey Stewart and long-time state Sen. "I think he stands for the values that Virginians want at this point". She said Northam has "proven he can work across the aisle". "Virginia will be more hotly contested than ever", said Stephen Farnsworth, a University of Mary Washington political analyst.



Trump interviewed Robert Mueller for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Christopher Ruddy , chief executive of the conservative news website Newsmax , made his remarks during an interview on PBS Newshour . President Donald Trump interviewed Robert Mueller as a potential replacement for fired FBI Director James Comey the day before the former FBI director was named special counsel , a White House official said Tuesday.



Economy Boost, Airport Deal: What Northern Ireland Unionists Get From London

The fact Davis agreed to an agenda on Monday that will see him and British officials spend some seven hours in the European Union executive's headquarters discussing who will talk to whom when and about what has come as a relief to some European Union negotiators."The big clash that we feared isn't there", said one senior official involved.


US, Australia want China to do more on North Korea

US, Australia want China to do more on North Korea

The United States continues to escalate pressure on China over the twin issues of the South China Sea and North Korea , telling Beijing that with growing global influence comes increased responsibilities that it is failing to live up to.



US to send almost 4000 troops to Afghanistan

President Trump had been weighing his options following a request of troops surge in Afghanistan by military generals in the Pentagon. The Pentagon denied this, saying that "no decisions have been made". "In this regard our forces are conducting partnered counter-terrorism operations and we are supporting the NATO- led's mission so in the future the Afghan people can defend themselves", he said.



Fowler (65) off to fast start at US Open

Open on Friday, and he will join several of golf's headliners with a weekend off. Koepka had the lead until he turned a birdie chance into a bogey on the par-5 first hole after making the turn. Rory McIlroy and Jason Day are trying to make up ground at the U.S. Open - not on the leader, but on the cut line. I think I hit 10 or 11 fairways other than the four or five I did yesterday, [and] gave myself a lot more looks.