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Amateur Radio event this Saturday


Riffle said it is a good opportunity for individuals, but also for groups such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and 4-H clubs. Those attending can be "third party" operators, and get the chance to use the equipment and make radio contacts. "That is one of the reasons why the National Weather Service relies heavily on the amateur radio weather spotters". For more than 100 years, Amateur Radio - sometimes called ham radio - has allowed people from all walks of life to experiment with electronics ... Read More »

Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after U.S. downed jet


The Syrian regime views the Kurdish forces as a potential threat to the country's sovereignty. Russia's defense ministry says it will treat US -led coalition planes in Syria , west of the Euphrates River, as targets after the USA military shot down a Syrian Air Force jet on Sunday. Read More »

Trump likely to reveal this week whether secret tapes exist

White House press secretary Sean Spicer arrives for a briefing at the White House, Tuesday, June 20, 2017 in Washington . "We have sought input from many people as we look to expand our communications operation", Sarah Huckabee Sanders , a White House spokeswoman, said in a statement . Read More »

Donald Trump says China efforts on N.Korea 'have not worked out'

Warmbier's death came just days after he was released by the North Korean government and returned to the United States suffering from extensive brain damage, according to the U.S. When a senior USA official visits North Korea , it is usually taken as a sign that tensions between the adversaries are easing somewhat. "I think they have limited capacity to do something and I think they feel the weight of expectations beginning to burden them", said Christopher Hill, who led the USA delegation ... Read More »

Republican wins most expensive congressional election in US history


All eyes are on District 6 today in the runoff election between Karen Handel and Jon Ossoff as voters and pundits wait for the results to come in. It is the type of seat the Democrats will need to win if they want to overturn the Republican House majority in mid-term elections next year. Trump tweeted early Tuesday that Ossoff will raise taxes, is weak on crime and "doesn't even live in (the) district". Read More »

Republican Handel wins Georgia House election

Handel faces Democrat Jon Ossoff in the race for Georgia's 6th Congressional District and is trying to hold on to a district her party has controlled since 1979. Handel has not released her most recent fundraising numbers. Handel , 55, embraces her experience as a statewide and local elected official. In the interim, she was a vice president at the Susan G. Read More »

Trump weighs in as costly congressional race heads for a tight finish


Handel - who has run for both the governor's mansion and the Senate before - had a series of high-profile supporters such as Vice President Pence and former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue campaigning in the district. A progressive organizer in Georgia said the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the party's campaign arm in the House, sent at least a dozen staffers to the Georgia race, including Steve Sisneros, a high-ranking DCCC official. Read More »

Clamping down, White House puts the 'brief' in its briefing

In any other White House , this answer would have been automatically assumed to be a joke , but this is the notoriously vain and superficial Donald Trump we are discussing, so nothing can be ruled out. "I'm right here, so you can keep taking your selfies", Spicer quipped. In recent weeks, some of Spicer's question-and-answer sessions with reporters have been conducted off-camera, including on Monday. Read More »

Where things stand with Special Counsel Mueller's Russia probe

Then he bounced up on " Fox News Sunday ", informing Chris Wallace that Trump , in fact, "is being investigated for taking the action that the attorney general and deputy attorney general recommended him to take". "He is a great lawyer who has to defend what is in effect a contradiction in the message of what he is truthfully saying", Davis told CNN's Brooke Baldwin. Read More »

Winning $448 Million Powerball Ticket Sold in Riverside County

Saturday's Powerball drawing was the 10th largest lottery prize in USA history. The exact location of the victor isn't immediately known, but the lucky soul who picked 20-26-32-38-58, and Powerball 3, was based in the Golden State. The odds of winning Saturday's drawing were only one in 292.2 million. Given the amount of money at stake, Twitter users dropped some interesting opinions about the potential jackpot before and after the victor was announced. Read More »

Spicer: Trump Wants Health Care Bill with Heart

Clinton retweeted Klaas, attacking the White House. Spicer's anticipated move away from the briefing-room podium, confirmed by a senior White House official, comes amid weeks of Trump's frustration with his communications team, and after the White House had made overtures to a range of Republicans about taking jobs within the West Wing press operation. Read More »

USA official makes brief appearance at G7 environment summit


Scott Pruitt , the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief, was called back to Washington from the G7 to attend President Donald Trump's first full cabinet meeting on Monday. Merkel that references to the Paris accord be removed from the G20 statement, Mr. Trudeau replied: "No, I did not say that". Erik Solheim , the head of the UN's Environment Program, called on the United States to lead global action on climate change, despite the Trump administration's ongoing assault on ... Read More »

Senate steers toward showdown vote next week on health bill

Sen. Richard Burr, R-North Carolina, asked if there will be a vote next week said, "I believe the majority leader when he says there's going to be one". " Republicans are drafting this bill in secret because they're ashamed of it, plain and simple", said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer , shortly before Democrats took to the Senate floor in anger. Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions retains a personal lawyer

Cooper said in a statement that he won't comment on any confidential client matters. The attorney general is one of a number of Trump associates who have invited scrutiny as the congressional and FBI investigations delve into the Trump campaign's potential ties to Russian Federation. Read More »