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National Democrats will tell you that the race should have never been this close - and that Ossoff even threatening Handel suggests big trouble for Republicans on the ballot next November. House Speaker Paul Ryan also congratulated the Republican candidate, one of the first senior Republicans to comment on her victory . Addressing supporters in Atlanta, Ms Handel specifically thanked United States president Donald Trump in her victory speech, prompting cheers from the crowd.
  • Thousands of Russians protest Vladimir Putin's government

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    Navalny, who had a green liquid thrown in his face in April, robbing him of some of his sight, said hundreds of people had also attended demonstrations in Russia's Far East on Monday morning. Police arrested the populist leader of the movement, Alexei Navalny, outside of his home before he could go anywhere. Prominent opposition leader Alexei Navalny and around 250 others were arrested on Monday in anti-corruption demonstrations across the country, the media reported .
  • Mom shot by Seattle police at her home

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    The officers will be placed on paid administrative leave during the investigation, the police department said in its statement . Her family members say not only was she several months pregnant , but insist she was too " tiny " to be an actual threat to the police officers.
  • Israel Begins Construction On First Settlement In 20 Years

    Israel Begins Construction On First Settlement In 20 Years

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    He also met with former Israeli peace envoy Isaac Molcho and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . Trump has given the task to Kushner and Greenblatt to relaunch the peace process and he would advance quickly on the matter. "At that stage, [Netanyahu] said, "By March 31, I will announce a new settlement for where these people can live", and [Netanyahu kept] his part of the deal".
  • People Worldwide Forced From Their Homes In Record Numbers In 2016

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    The UN said it hoped Monday's record breaking numbers of displaced would encourage wealthy countries to think again: not just to accept more refugees , but to invest in peace promotion, and reconstruction. Over 900,000 refugees from South Sudan are sheltering in Uganda . The UN refugee chief meanwhile voiced alarm over the rapidly deteriorating situation in South Sudan, calling it the world's "fastest growing refugee crisis and displacement crisis".
  • Russia-US deconfliction channel in Syria is working - Pentagon

    Russia-US deconfliction channel in Syria is working - Pentagon

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    On Sunday, a U.S. F-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian government SU-22 drone after it dropped bombs near troops from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which are now moving towards Raqqah, Daesh's Syrian stronghold. It was an Iranian-made Shahed 129 and was thought to be armed and in firing range of United States troops. A defense official familiar with the incident said the Russian aircraft came alongside the RC-135 and made some unpredictable and erratic maneuvers, at one point flying ...
  • PM Sharif meets President Putin on sidelines of SCO summit

    PM Sharif meets President Putin on sidelines of SCO summit

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    Advisor to PM on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir and Minister of State for Petroleum Jam Kamal accompanied the prime minister during his visit. Xi's snub comes after deep disappointment and grief felt in China over the killings, after two Chinese teachers were kidnapped in Quetta last month and were reportedly murdered by Islamic State terrorists.
  • Korea, terrorism expected to feature at US-China dialogue

    Korea, terrorism expected to feature at US-China dialogue

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    The U.S. military asserts that the flights are created to "defend against provocative and destabilizing actions in the Pacific theater". Bombers jetted over from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam before flying over the East China Sea, the Korean Peninsula and off the Sea of Japan.
  • Theresa May's plan still has hard Brexit core

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    Peter Prior, chairman of Royal Borough-based pressure group Excellent Education for Everyone, said: "We have brought the bit of pressure we could bring to make sure [selective education] is not on the agenda for Maidenhead". The State Opening of Parliament , delayed by two days because of confusion caused by the inconclusive result of the British election, took place without some of the traditional ceremony, with the Queen arriving by vehicle rather than carriage and wearing a blue dress ...
  • U.S. jets shoot down 'Iranian drone' in Syria - coalition

    U.S. jets shoot down 'Iranian drone' in Syria - coalition

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    Syrian government and allied troop. Davis said the US did not attempt to dissuade the drone from advancing through an established communications line with Russian Federation, which is allied to the Syrian government but does not have command of forces aligned with it, because "the incident emerged very quickly".