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Democrats lose an iconic battle in Georgia

The Massachusetts Democrat, speaking on CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper" Wednesday afternoon, made his comments following his party's failure to win a closely watched special election in Georgia . "Fantastic job, we are all very proud of you!" he posted Tuesday night. Joe Webb, a Handel supporter from Marietta, wore a red "Make America Great Again" hat throughout Handel's victory party.


Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after USA downed jet

Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after USA downed jet

The Pentagon statement added: "The demonstrated hostile intent and actions of pro-regime forces toward Coalition and partner forces in Syria conducting legitimate counter-Isis (IS) operations will not be tolerated". The recipe worked when the USA president was Obama and the stakes were keeping Assad in power. The U.S. -led coalition said the location was close to where another "pro-regime" drone, which intelligence sources had also identified as Iranian, was shot down on June 8 after ...



North Korean officials troubled by Warmbier death

Warmbier had planned to study in China during his third year of college and had heard about travel companies offering trips to North Korea. "At least I know China tried!" South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday condoled the death of a United States student who was released by North Korea less than a week ago.



Ossoff wants campaign finance reform after most expensive House race in history

Mr. Ossoff raised a historic $23 million to try to pick off the seat vacated by former Rep. Tom Price , who was appointed to head the Department of Health and Human Services by President Trump . Trump invested significant political capital in the Georgia race - appearing at a fundraiser for Handel in April and tweeting his support Tuesday morning.



What an autopsy could tell us about Otto Warmbier's death

Chinese state-run newspaper the Global Times, published by the official People's Daily, said Chinese officials must be wary that Warmbier's death might push Washington to put greater pressure on Beijing. Young Pioneer Tours said Tuesday on Facebook that his death shows that the risk American tourists face in visiting North Korea "has become too high".



China working to ease N. Korea situation

Several hundred turned out at the McIntire Amphitheater Tuesday night to mourn the loss of Otto Warmbier , the University of Virginia student who died Monday . China, North Korea's main ally, is a strong advocate for negotiations over the North's nuclear program, and Warmbier's death seemed unlikely to change that.