• U.S. approves sale of drones to India
U.S. approves sale of drones to India

The two leaders will hold talks on Monday afternoon in the White House and will spend several hours together in various settings including one-on-one and delegation level meetings, a reception and a working dinner. Costa said India and Portugal "will make a great deal of progress in digital partnerships". He forged a strong relationship with Pres...

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  • Radio Club holds a 24 hour field exercise
Radio Club holds a 24 hour field exercise

Members of the Holmesburg Amateur Radio Club in the Philadelphia area prepare for their weekend Field Day exercise operation in Horsham. "The objective of it is kind of a public relations event to introduce ham radio to the population at large, give people a change to see what it's all about and also to emphasize the emergency preparedness aspect...

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  • Dassey's attorneys ask for his release from
Dassey's attorneys ask for his release from

Brendan Dassey , the Wisconsin inmate and subject of Netflix's Making a Murderer , has been awarded a new trial on the basis that his confession to police had been coerced. Now a vital piece of information regarding Dassey has surfaced which could give a new outlook on the entire case. Dassey's attorneys are evaluating their next steps to secure...

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  • Judge declares second mistrial in OH cop's murder retrial
Judge declares second mistrial in OH cop's murder retrial

The traffic stop was conducted outside of the University of Cincinnati campus because the vehicle Mr DuBose was driving was missing a front license plate. A polite and subtle wave to the gathered media and a one-sentence statement is all Audrey DuBose provided after she witnessed a judge again declaring a mistrial in the case of her son's death.

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  • Turkish authorities ban Sunday's LGBTI Pride in Istanbul
Turkish authorities ban Sunday's LGBTI Pride in Istanbul

The Chair of OUTbound, which is Transport for London's LGBT+ Staff Network Group, Ben Lyon said: "We are delighted to be part of the Pride celebrations by decorating the transport network with our attractive rainbow design at Tube stations, bus stops and on bikes".

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  • NewsAlert: Vegas Golden Knights select Calvin Pickard first in expansion draft
NewsAlert: Vegas Golden Knights select Calvin Pickard first in expansion draft

The Golden Knights had to choose one player from each National Hockey League team, with a composition of 14 forwards , nine defensemen , three goaltenders and four additional players from any position. Much better to do what McPhee did, and accept picks in exchange for agreeing not to take actual useful players. The Golden Knights also made...

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  • LSU Eliminates Oregon State to Reach College World Series Finals
LSU Eliminates Oregon State to Reach College World Series Finals

The Beavers (56-6) had two 23-game winning streaks and finished the season with a.903 winning percentage - the best since Texas' mark of.908 in 1982. They took care of business in dominant fashion with a 9-2 win Friday, setting up one more game between the teams.

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  • More Finger Pointing During Illinois Special Session
More Finger Pointing During Illinois Special Session

Not passing a budget could trigger a downgrade of Illinois' credit rating to "junk" status, among other things. The Senate and House are now in a special session convened by Governor Rauner to address the budget crisis, but the Senate adjourned after less than 20 minutes on Saturday, according to NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern.

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  • Tax cuts for rich are part of the Senate GOP health bill
Tax cuts for rich are part of the Senate GOP health bill

Collins said she would weigh the CBO's upcoming assessment of the Senate bill's impact on costs and coverage. The Senate bill would reduce federal funding for the Medicaid expansion starting in 2021. In a separate statement, Cruz added that in its current format, the bill "does not do almost enough to lower premiums". He acknowledged that...

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  • Flash Flood Watch in effect starting 2 am Friday
Flash Flood Watch in effect starting 2 am Friday

But the heaviest downpours are expected in East Texas, Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. West Virginia is taking extra precautions as it is still recovering from the deadly flooding that occurred a year ago. Remnants of Cindy could start being felt in the northeast on Friday, which could see scattered showers and thunderstorms and a muggy high n...

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  • Bland and Garcia head field after third round of BMW International Open
Bland and Garcia head field after third round of BMW International Open

Garcia stumbled with his second bogey on the 14th, but the Spaniard bounced back with birdies on the 15th and 17th holes, his sixth and seventh, to go level. Broadhurst's big day: Paul Broadhurst shot a 9-under 63 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead in the PGA Tour Champions' American Family Insurance Open.

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  • Iconic Grizzly Bear To Lose Federal Protection
Iconic Grizzly Bear To Lose Federal Protection

But Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke sees the bears' recovery as "one of America's great conservation succeses". "The Fish & Wildlife Service promised us that it would conduct full and meaningful consultation with us, but it turns out, those were only empty promises", said Ben Nuvamsa, the former chairman of the Hopi tribe, whose members view th...

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  • Another bout of rain engulfs much of Texas on heels of Cindy
Another bout of rain engulfs much of Texas on heels of Cindy

New Orleans area residents will see the region return to the "typical summertime pattern" of scattered showers this weekend, as the former Tropical Storm Cindy pulls away from the area Friday (June 23), according to the National Weather Service .

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  • Portugal and Mexico Through to Confederations Cup Semi-Finals
Portugal and Mexico Through to Confederations Cup Semi-Finals

The strategy helped Ronaldo get his 75th global goal and Portugal an ultimately easy 4-0 win at the Confederations Cup on Saturday. "[Chile and Germany] are two very strong teams", he said. "This team are on the right path, they have got great character, great belief and it's a young team moving in the right direction". It was a proud day for...

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  • Conservative Wonk Avik Roy: The Senate Healthcare Bill is Actually Pretty Awesome
Conservative Wonk Avik Roy: The Senate Healthcare Bill is Actually Pretty Awesome

Trump has since called it " mean ", despite celebrating it at the Rose Garden with House Republicans. RODNEY WHITLOCK: I believe that the bill that the Senate will vote on, assuming they get to that point, will have some sort of mechanism to cause participation in it.

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  • Judge declares second mistrial in Tensing case
Judge declares second mistrial in Tensing case

Minutes later Tensing shot DuBose once in the head, instantly killing him. Tensing asks DuBose to unbuckle his seat belt, and the officer pulls on the door handle. The Hamilton County jury announced that it couldn't reach a verdict after more than 27 hours of deliberations over five days. Prosecutors said repeatedly the evidence contradicted Tens...

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  • Senator Cantwell's plan to stop Republican health care bill
Senator Cantwell's plan to stop Republican health care bill

Former President of the United States Barack Obama after a discussion about democracy at Church Congress on May 25, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. But Caroline Pearson, a senior vice president at the consulting firm Avalere Health , says the bill bases its tax credits on lower-quality insurance."If you're paying a similar percentage of income, y...

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  • Mueller and Comey not as close as Trump and others suggest
Mueller and Comey not as close as Trump and others suggest

Trump said he was concerned that Mueller had retained lawyers who had previously contributed to Democrats. In response, #Senator Mark Warner wrote, "This organization never stops to stun me". Legal experts say whatever connection they do have doesn't come close to meriting Mueller's removal as special counsel. "It only says I didn't make them, an...

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  • After visit, Ryan says Scalise is 'doing well'
After visit, Ryan says Scalise is 'doing well'

House Speaker Paul Ryan said he visited Rep. Steve Scalise on Thursday morning and that "his spirits are up" as he recovers from the gunshot wound he suffered last week . "He was known to have an anger management problem ", Slater said at a news conference , adding later that Hodgkinson was on medication and "struggling" with a number of issues ...

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  • US Senate healthcare bill 'unacceptable as written', bishops warn
US Senate healthcare bill 'unacceptable as written', bishops warn

It is simply not the answer. "I can not support a piece of legislation that takes insurance away from tens of millions of Americans and tens of thousands of Nevadans", Heller said. Senators Rand Paul of Kentucky, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah said in a joint statement that they are not ready to vote for the bi...

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