Bitter Ga. loss provides backdrop for Democrats to reflect on party?s future
In the wake of Jon Ossoff?s stinging defeat in the House race in Atlanta?s suburbs last night, the question now is: How do Democrats pick up the pieces? Under this scenario, Democrats would embrace candidates who excoriate the wealthiest ?1 percent? and promise to curb income inequality, zero out public college and university tuition and enact single-payer universal health care. There are also Democratic warnings that Ossoff?s tepid handling of President Trump misfired.
Tim Kaine: U.S. strikes on Syrian forces ?completely illegal?
FCC Regulators Are Now Imposing Record Fines for Robocalls
'Pizzagate' gunman in DC sentenced to 4 years in prison
WASHINGTON (AP) ? An online conspiracy theory dubbed "pizzagate" ended Thursday with real-world consequences when a North Carolina man was sentenced to prison for arming himself with an assault rifle, traveling to the nation's capital and firing his weapon inside a neighborhood pizza restaurant.
Settlement Reached in Lawsuit over Michael Brown's Death
(Reuters) - The parents of black teenager Michael Brown and the city of Ferguson, Missouri, have settled a lawsuit over his fatal shooting by a white city police officer in 2014, according to a court document filed on June 19, 2017.
6.8-magnitude quake hits Guatemala, second in eight days: USGS
A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit near Guatemala's coast Thursday, injuring four people and damaging homes and roads, officials said, just eight days after another strong tremor killed five people in the Central American country. The quake struck at 6:31 am (1231 GMT) with its epicenter in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of 46.8 kilometers, about 23 kilometers (14 miles) southwest of Puerto San Jose, the US Geological Survey said. The Guatemalan Seismological Institute measured the quake at a magnitude of 6.7.
China?s border with North Korea
China has long been North Korea?s main ally and trading partner, but relations are increasingly strained by continued missile testing and provocations by the regime of Kim Jong Un. At least three-quarters of trade between the two nations flows through points along its 880-mile-long shared border, a divide that reveals stark contrasts in development.
"Textalyzer" Device Allows Police to Determine if Drivers Were Texting and Driving
Thousands Attend Funeral for Muslim Teen Who Was Murdered in Virginia
Bloomberg says Trump should ?stop tweeting? and let Russia probe run its course