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Handel first female GOP rep elected to Congress in Georgia

Handel first female GOP rep elected to Congress in Georgia

The Democratic flub may well reinforce Washington's Republican-ruled status quo, starting with the health care deform that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is crafting under cover of darkness . A district that has been sending Republicans to Washington for almost four decades sent another one to our federal city on Tuesday. "It should be a wake-up call for Democrats".



Zika-bearing mosquitoes more widespread in US than expected

West Virginia health officials say West Nile virus has been detected in a mosquito in Cabell County. Tarrant County is reporting the first North Texas West Nile human case of the year. Zika is transmitted primarily by the bite of an infected mosquito or through sex. Mosquitoes need only a small amount of calm, standing water to lay their eggs and for larvae to hatch.


Solar border wall with Mexico

Solar border wall with Mexico

In line with his immigration issues, Trump also talked about his plans about the wall he wants to build along the U.S. -Mexico border. President Trump is reported to have first raised the prospect of a "solar wall" with Republican congressional leaders earlier this month, with Axios reporting that the USA president told lawmakers they could talk about the idea "as long as they said it was his idea".



May seeks to rally party lawmakers behind her leadership

Britain's embattled Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday unveiled her full cabinet, making few changes as the premier clings to power after losing her parliamentary majority in a snap election . May, who ahead of the June referendum supported remaining in the European Union , has promised to start the formal Brexit talks next week, but opponents of a sharp break with the European Union took her woes as a chance to push back against her strategy.


ISIS Terrorists Destroy Mosul Mosque in Iraq

ISIS Terrorists Destroy Mosul Mosque in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP ) - Fighters for the Islamic State group are targeting children in Mosul to prevent civilians from fleeing the city as Iraqi forces push into the last stronghold held in Iraq by the militants there, the United Nations said Thursday.



Defense Secretary Mattis condemns North Korea following Otto Warmbier's death

Phil Robertson, a deputy director at U.S. NGO Human Rights Watch, said the group has called on North Korea to immediately release the remaining detainees: three Americans, one Canadian and six South Koreans, according to RFA. He was arrested for allegedly stealing a political sign from a restricted area and sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. There is growing outrage over the death of Otto Warmbier .