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Luke Air Force Base fighters remain grounded after incidents


In 2012, the Air Force had to track down a mystery after at least a dozen pilots flying Lockheed's F-22 Raptor fighters became dizzy and disoriented. A spokesperson for the base says a team of military and medical experts will conduct "a technical analysis of the physiological incidents to date" involving the five pilots. Read More »

GOP senators float alternatives to comprehensive Obamacare replacement bill

Rand Paul, R-Ky., have called for a complete repeal of the Medicaid expansion that resulted in coverage for 11 million people. The proposed federal legislation, now under consideration in the U.S. This, it should be said, is not the conventional wisdom among Brady's Republican colleagues. Even under current law, the fate of these payments is in dispute: House Republicans filed a lawsuit in 2014 against them, saying the payments were illegal because Congress didn't appropriate the money, ... Read More »

San Fernando Valley Congressman Proposes Impeachment of Trump, Alleging Obstruction of Justice


Comey, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director - and openly echoes charges that ultimately drove Richard Nixon from the presidency 43 years ago. Texas Rep. Al Green first began the effort of drafting articles of impeachment. "The question really is not whether the president has obstructed justice; the question really is whether the president can obstruct justice with impunity", Green said at the press conference last Wednesday. Read More »

U.S. appeals court blocks 'travel ban'


Supreme Court . The court's decision Monday follows a ruling last month by a Virginia panel that also upheld a nationwide injunction against Trump's revised executive order, based partly on the reasoning that the US government can not establish a national religion. Read More »

Interior head suggests reducing Bears Ears National Monument

Zinke additionally recommended that President Donald Trump request congressional authority to enable tribal co-management of designated cultural areas. Congress never passed a bill. Along with recommending an unspecified adjustment of the boundaries for the monument, Zinke also called upon Congress to authorize tribal co-management of the areas of the monument recommended for preservation under the Antiquities Act . Read More »

Gingrich: Republicans Need to Question DOJ Special Counsel


On Monday, Gingrich tweeted saying republicans are delusional if they think Mueller is going to be fair with his investigation. "I didn't say that", Trump said. Sessions recused himself from all matters having to do with the Trump-Russia investigation because of his own conversations with Russian officials during the Trump transition. Read More »

Officer on burglary call shot man, Iowa agency says


The Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation will be taking over the investigation. Also, late Saturday night, Williamsburg police and Iowa County sheriff's deputies responded to a domestic disturbance call in North English. Officials did not release the man's name or give details about what led to the shooting. Early Monday morning, an officer-involved shooting took place in Lee County. Read More »

Sessions' Plans To Testify Surprised Senate Intelligence Panel Members


Democrats have also indicated that they plan to question Sessions extensively. In a closed hearing, Comey said Sessions may have had a third undisclosed meeting with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. If you go back to Comey's testimony of last week, he was asked why the Federal Bureau of Investigation leadership had not briefed Sessions on some of the conversations that Comey had with President Trump. Read More »

Deer jumping across road knocks 80-year-old off motorcycle

It tried to leap over the motorcycle, but it grazed Wescott's helmet and struck Delisle, knocking her off the motorcycle and into the road. Due to Delisle's head injuries, emergency crews called for a medical helicopter to land on the roadway, which was closed to traffic in both directions. Read More »

Sessions Wants His Testimony Open to Public

The White House on Monday suggested Sessions could invoke executive privilege during his testimony depending on "the scope of the questions". The hearing is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Sessions will testify in open session Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence committee , where he'll face questions over his role in the controversy around possible ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russian Federation. Read More »

UK election: Theresa May clings on, appoints new ministers


Beleaguered May is appointing new members of her government after several of them lost their seats in Parliament in this week's general election that proved disastrous for her Conservative Party . The stunning outcome leaves May battling to unite different factions of her party and reliant on a handful of Northern Irish parliamentarians just nine days before Britain starts the tortuous process of negotiating its departure from the EU. Read More »

Florida State headed to CWS for first time since 2012


Taylor Walls hit the third pitch of the game for an opposite field home run to left to make it 1-0. "That was certainly a big lift for us and we never let up from there". The Ugly: Not much went right for Sam Houston State. He had a one-out double in the seventh, advanced to third on a Taylor Beene ground out and then was stranded. Read More »

Heat Wave Continues With Hot and Hazy Monday


Monday will be mostly sunny with hot and humid conditions. Forecasters predict temperatures to again rise into the low to mid-90s on Monday . Tonight will be mostly clear. Wednesday , high temperatures will stay in the low 70s. An area of high pressure out of the Canadian province of Ontario noses into the region on Wednesday , returning drier and more seasonable weather to New England. Read More »

British Police Name Third London Attacker

Two of the men, aged 27 and 29, were held on suspicion of preparing acts of terrorism while the third was detained over suspected drugs offences. Police have previously said eight officers who rushed to scene fired about 50 rounds, killing the three attackers. Read More »

DC, Maryland Officials Promise 'Major Lawsuit' Against Trump

The suit will claim that Trump violated a constitutional provision called the emoluments clause, which states USA officials can't accept gifts or benefits from foreign governments. In the D.C. area, both the District and Maryland will cite ways they have been adversely affected by the opening of the Trump International Hotel a year ago near the White House. Read More »

Puerto Rico mulls political status in new referendum

Almost half a million Puerto Ricans voted for statehood compared to more than 7,600 who voted for free association/independence and almost 6,700 who wanted full independence. "The people rejected it by boycotting an inconsequential event". Lopez Rivera said last week he wouldn't accept the National Freedom Hero title, which organizers at first granted him, but would join the parade as a regular citizen, partly because the focus was too much on him and not enough on Puerto Rico's plight. Read More »

Officer justified in firing at motorist

The Star Tribune reports that Yanez testified that he felt his life was in danger when he saw Castile "grab a gun" near his right thigh after he had been ordered not to reach for it. Prosecutors called Yanez's actions unreasonable. “I believe wholeheartedly he saw that gun, ” Dutton said. Paulsen pressed him on why he didn't mention in his written report that both Castile and his girlfriend told Yanez that he wasn't reaching for his gun. Read More »

Trump lashes out at DOJ over travel ban legal strategy

The first order, which was signed at the end of his first week in office, was hastily unveiled without significant input from top Trump national security advisers or the agencies tasked with implementing the order. The constitutionality of that order - which had been revised because his first one failed to pass legal muster - has been found lacking both at the lower and appellate court levels. Read More »

No Pressure To Intervene In Investigations — Intelligence Officials


In today's hearing, he again pressed the intelligence leads to clarify how the intelligence community is working to identify the scope of Section 702's incidental collection concerns. Trump allegedly asked Mr. Coats in March to help end the FBI's Russian Federation probe. Both Coats and National Security Agency chief Mike Rogers declined to discuss any private conversations they had with Mr Trump, with Rogers saying he has "never been directed to do anything I believe to be illegal, ... Read More »

Mexico come from behind to draw with USA in World Cup qualifier

Arena also has been impressed at the way the team has become more cohesive since he took over in January, and especially in the last two World Cup qualifying fixture periods. "I thought we had a good game today", said Arena. Instead of giving you our player ratings, we what to know what you think. Herrera almost put El Tri ahead in the 71st with a 30-yard free kick that rebounded off the crossbar. Read More »

Iran twin attacks mastermind killed, says minister


Seventeen people were killed when four armed assailants attacked the national parliament building, while a suicide bomber blew himself up a museum in the city. The Tehran Security Council had convened an emergency meeting after two terror attacks occurred on the Iranian Parliament and Imam Khomeini Mausoleum respectively on Wednesday. Read More »

UK PM Theresa May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party


Meanwhile, Infosys founder NR Narayanamurthy's son-in-law Rishi Sunak won the Richmond seat in North Yorkshire as a Conservative candidate, beating Labour party's Dan Perry. What do the DUP want from a deal? Those could all come with hefty price tags. They got 40 per cent, meaning he had to tuck in. Whether they want to see the roll-back of benefit cuts announced, but not yet implemented remains to be seen. Read More »

Hawaii enacts law committing to goals of Paris climate accord


In the letter, the Senators applaud President Trump for his executive actions to undo overreaching environmental regulations from the Obama administration, specifically the Clean Power Plan regulations. Hawaii has become the first state to pass a law committing to the goals set by the Paris climate agreement. By withdrawing, the United States joined Syria and Nicaragua as the only countries not to participate in the agreement, although it takes four full years to officially withdraw. Read More »