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Republicans are bidding to prevent a major upset in a conservative Georgia congressional district Tuesday wh. Less than 20 percent of " jungle primary " voters cast ballots for Handel. Yet falling short also highlights the party's lingering power deficit in Washington and around the country. The president tweeted multiple attacks on Ossoff in recent days.
  • Neil Gorsuch Confirmed To Supreme Court After GOP Uses 'Nuclear Option'

    Neil Gorsuch Confirmed To Supreme Court After GOP Uses 'Nuclear Option'

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    But from the beginning, the fight was a referendum on the man who nominated Gorsuch, President Donald Trump. Gorsuch fills the seat vacated by Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in February of 2016. Democrats called Gorsuch too " extreme " and demanded a " more mainstream candidate ". Frustrated Democrats grudgingly acknowledged that McConnell got what he wanted and delivered for his party, even as they insisted that the damage done to the Senate in the process would not quickly be ...
  • Corporate opposition to 457 visa axing

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    The Business Council of Australia said in a statement: "If we're serious about getting Australians into skilled jobs, we must also revitalise our neglected vocational education and training system which has been treated like the poor cousin of the universities".
  • Daily Mail sells United States video sharing website

    Daily Mail sells United States video sharing website

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    The U.K. publisher of the Daily Mail newspaper Tuesday said the sale of Elite Daily, to USA women's interest website publisher Bustle Digital Group for an undisclosed fee, enables it to concentrate its digital resources on MailOnline. DMGT acquired the U.S. site in January 2015 in a bid to engage with millennials and Facebook users. In a statement today, the publisher of the Daily Mail said the sale of the loss-making business will enable its consumer division, dmg media, to ...
  • OPD releases photos from officer-involved shooting

    OPD releases photos from officer-involved shooting

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    At 3:18, police were called to 303 South 51st Street for a report of a stolen vehicle. The owner of the auto said a man showed up in a white Mercury Grand Marquis and stole his Ford F150 pickup. She said Trejo had thrown a "ball of cash" in her lap and told her loved her. As police closed in, he told his former girlfriend over the phone that "they are going to have to kill me".
  • European Parliament draws tough Brexit 'red lines'

    European Parliament draws tough Brexit 'red lines'

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    Mr Barnier told European Union legislators in Strasbourg, France, that "to succeed, we need on the contrary to devote the first phase of negotiations exclusively to reaching agreement on the principle of the exit". Nigel Farage accused the parliament of "behaving like the mafia, and treating us like a hostage", adding: "We're not, we're free to go". Britain's Under Secretary for Brexit Robin Walker said this was "a positive move" although Britain would prefer to start trade talks as soon as ...
  • Facebook bets big on AR at its F8 developer conference

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    He announced a new " camera effects platform " that will enable the developers to create filters, masks and effects around the Facebook camera , thus taking competition with Snapchat to a new level. With technology advancing at such fast pace augmented reality is not a big deal for Facebook . "But we're going to give this another go", Messenger boss David Marcus said.
  • Appealing for calm, China says United States wants talks on North Korea

    Appealing for calm, China says United States wants talks on North Korea

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    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence shake hands prior to a luncheon hosted by Abe at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo , Tuesday, April 18, 2017. But a new factor has been introduced into the situation: President Donald Trump, whose inexperience and unpredictability have cast the situation on the peninsula in uncertainty.
  • Pound surge suggests UK election will yield smoother Brexit

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    After months of denying she was going to do it, the British prime minister made a decision to call an early general election - first and foremost because she knows she's going to win. There is already a sense of weariness across the United Kingdom - some say a dis-United Kingdom - that the country faces the fourth election in four years: the Scotland independence referendum in 2014, the general election of 2015, the European Union referendum in 2016, and now the mid-term election.
  • Warburton to captain Lions; no place for Hartley, Launchbury

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    There will be little in the squad to celebrate for Scotland , with fullback Stuart Hogg the only certainty and possibly only two others included, despite the Scots beating Wales and Ireland in this year's Six Nations. Warburton - the 2013 skipper for the tour of Australia - will be the second player to captain the Lions twice, after Martin Johnson (1997, 2001).
  • Supplier sues again over Arkansas execution drug

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    He said the state would continue towards carrying out the executions of the other inmates. On Tuesday lawyers for all eight inmates filed a petition with the U.S. That tally would have marked the highest concentration of executions over such a short period in a single state since the U.S. Supreme Court allowed reinstitution of capital punishment in 1976.
  • British PM calls for general election in June

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    Blair was scathing in his assessment of the current Labour Party's failings, saying that the likely Conservative majority will be " delivered not because of the intrinsic merits of Brexit or the Tories themselves but because of the state of Labour ".