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Home Depot helps kick off Summer Reading Program in Moses Lake

Home Depot helps kick off Summer Reading Program in Moses Lake Theresa Huckabee, the assistant childrens librarian, says the library feels strongly about this program "we believe that reading is very important to kids, it helps their minds, helps them grow". Read books, listen to audiobooks, read magazines, read comics, just read! When the punches are complete on a card, the patron may choose a prize and start a new punch card. [Full Article...]

US identifies sailors killed in collision

National Transportation Safety Board. Standing before the severely damaged USS Fitzgerald at the vessel's home port in Yokosuka, Japan on June 18, 7th Fleet commander Vice Adm. "We are struck by deep sorrow", expressing condolences and sympathy "straight from my heart" to the victims and the injured, Abe said in the statement . [Full Article...]

Qatar signs $12-bln deal with USA for 36 F-15 jets

The $12 billion sales will give Qatar a state of the art capability and increase security cooperation and interoperability between the United States and Qatar . department of state's efforts to ease heightening tensions and a blockade of the Gulf nation by Arab states and others. Qatars defense ministry celebrated the deal in a statement issued Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Kushner arrives in Middle East to try for Israeli-Palestinian breakthrough

Kushner arrives in Middle East to try for Israeli-Palestinian breakthrough An IEC spokeswoman confirmed a cutback had begun, in line with the West Bank-based Palestinian government's decision to cover only 70% of the monthly cost of Israeli electricity supplies to the Gaza Strip. Hospitals largely rely on generators for power, as do Gaza residents who can afford the high cost of fuel to run them. Israel accuses Hamas of diverting Gaza's limited electricity for mi... [Full Article...]

Greece will return to bond market soon, Tsipras predicts

Greece will return to bond market soon, Tsipras predicts Greece should be in a position to return to bond markets very soon, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday, predicting that yields on the country's bonds would continue to fall after it secured a credit lifeline last week. Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has stressed the importance of the guarantees system and emphasized that the Turkish side will not accept pre-conditions voiced by G... [Full Article...]

How Close Were Georgia And South Carolina Election's?

Their contest had become the most expensive House race in US history, with both candidates raising a cumulative $56.7 million. Republican Karen Handel beat Democrat Jon Ossoff by about 5 percentage points. But some are also wondering how the party could spend so much money and come up empty-handed. "They will do this to any and every Democratic leader, because the only thing sustaining t... [Full Article...]

U.S. shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria

U.S. shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria The U.S. -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have killed over 300 militants with the Islamic State (IS) group and captured four neighborhoods in the Raqqa province over the past two weeks, the group said in a statement Wednesday. Its forces are moving on three fronts, south of Raqa city, through the central Badia desert region, and along the eastern border. The move effectively blocks global ... [Full Article...]

Trump Pivots From China on Solving North Korea Problem in Dire Tweet

There are no indications so far, however, what the United States plans to do in response to Warmbier's death. Their statement Monday said he had looked uncomfortable and anguished after returning June 13, but his countenance later changed. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump takes swipe at Obama on student death

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday condoled the death of a United States student who was released by North Korea less than a week ago. Wambier's parents did not cite a specific cause of death, but cited "awful, torturous mistreatment" by North Korea. [Full Article...]

President Trump To Enforce New Restrictions With Cuba

President Trump To Enforce New Restrictions With Cuba However, Trump will stop short of breaking diplomatic relations restored in 2015 after more than five decades of hostilities. The policy change once again raised questions about whether or not Trump has done enough to separate his business interests from his public office. [Full Article...]

Intel signs up as top Olympic sponsor through 2024

Intel signs up as top Olympic sponsor through 2024 Drones , according to Intel CEO Krzanich, will have two roles at the Olympics-entertainment, in the form of light shows, and to carry cameras for broadcast and other purposes. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich suggested that Intel is also working with the Olympic committee to develop new training technology, but didn't give details. [Full Article...]

USA warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

USA warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky The location was close to where another "pro-regime UAV" drone, which Western intelligence sources said was Iranian, was shot down on June 8 after dropping bombs near coalition forces, the statement said. Sharif told The Associated Press that the missile launch reflected Iran's "military power", though Iran has no intention of starting another war. Despite Israeli attempts to play it down, that ... [Full Article...]

Ohio city makes plans for North Korea-held student's funeral

Although no official cause of death has been revealed, Otto's family blame the "awful, torturous mistreatment" he was subjected to by the people of North Korea . Warmbier's release - which came about after USA officials' "quiet diplomacy", a State Department spokesperson said at a briefing June 15 - doesn't change the way the Sneddons approach their efforts to find their son. [Full Article...]

Powersharing deal should involve all parties, says Simon Coveney

Powersharing deal should involve all parties, says Simon Coveney A DUP source said: "Negotiations haven't proceeded in a way that the DUP would have expected". Britain's finance ministry was still to agree the details of spending in the province but it was not an overriding problem, the source said. [Full Article...]

Trump likely to reveal this week whether secret Comey tapes exist

A report from Bloomberg this week said Trump is preparing to shake up his communications team and move Spicer away from the podium and into more of a strategy role. David Martosko, the USA political editor of London's Daily Mail, who covered the president's campaign, has also interviewed for senior communications jobs, according to a person familiar with the interviews who spoke on condition of ... [Full Article...]

Gillespie edges out Trump-aligned candidate in Virginia gov. primary

But he never seemed to inspire as much passion as Stewart, for good or bad. Gillespie ran for U.S. Senate in 2014 and lost, and once served as counselor to former President George W. In the most crowded Democratic primary, four candidates faced off for the chance to take on Del. Virginia is largely considered a political bellwether state, and the results in their off-year elections have a te... [Full Article...]

North Korea fires multiple projectiles

The projectiles, launched near the eastern port city of Wonsan, were believed to be surface-to-ship cruise missiles, South Korea's joint chiefs was quoted as saying by CNN Thursday. According to Pyongyang, the launch was a test of this new ship-killing missile. The USS Ronald Reagan and USS Carl Vinson had been monitoring any possible military action from the North while showing Pyongyang ... [Full Article...]

Senate GOP would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes

Medicaid spending growth: The Senate bill will still contain the House's per-capita cap for federal Medicaid spending. Republicans can only afford to lose two votes for the bill to pass without Democratic support. Democrats complain that it cuts taxes for businesses while leaving too many others in need. Grassley, who chaired the Senate Finance Committee at the time, acknowledged Wedne... [Full Article...]

Thousands walk to slain Muslim teen's funeral in Virginia

Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., who counted Hassanen among his constituents, was one of many political figures who attended. "I just wanted to support the family and the community", said Omar Ghowrwal, 34, who traveled to the mosque alone from neighboring Ashburn, Virginia. [Full Article...]

The Syria hotline for United States and Russian militaries

The Syria hotline for United States and Russian militaries On June 8, the United States shot down a pro-regime drone after it fired on coalition forces, according to a coalition statement . The drone was downed just outside the 55 kilometer de-confliction zone, according to the officials. The presence of Iranian-backed troops, artillery and tanks and US -led coalition forces in southern Syria , namely around the At Tanf crossing at the Iraq-Syria ... [Full Article...]


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