The Sift -> GOP prevails in pricey Georgia special election – Republican squeaks out win in South Carolina

The Sift -> GOP prevails in pricey Georgia special election – Republican squeaks out win in South Carolina

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Wednesday, June 21
 
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Uber
Uber’s fiery CEO resigned today under pressure from investors who said his tactics hurt the company. … MORE
Shooter
FBI officials said Wednesday the man who opened fire at a GOP congressional baseball practice last week, injuring five people, acted alone and was not connected to any larger terror threat. … MORE
South Carolina
Republican Ralph Norman eked out a surprisingly close contest in South Carolina’s special congressional election Tuesday. … MORE
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Wednesdaydeposed his nephew and named his 31-year-old son, Mohammed bin Salman, as his successor. … MORE
Georgia
Republican Karen Handel prevailed Tuesday, retaining Georgia’s 6th Congressional District for the GOP and fending off well-funded Democrat Jon Ossoff in the priciest House election in U.S. history. … MORE
Belgium
A Belgian federal magistrate identified the man who failed to fully detonate a bomb at Brussels’ Central Station Tuesday night as a Moroccan national. … MORE
Philippines
Muslim rebels have withdrawn from a southern Philippine town after security forces responded quickly to their Wednesday morning attack. … MORE
Warmbier
The Cincinnati coroner’s office has examined Otto Warmbier’s body but hasn’t come to any conclusion about what caused his death. … MORE
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