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June 26, 2019

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  • President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Saturday, June 22, 2019, before boarding Marine One for the trip to Camp David in Maryland.
    Trump: China needs to reach a trade deal more than he does
    June 26, 2019
    President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he's under little pressure to reach a trade deal with China when he meets late this week with President Xi Jinping and is prepared to impose ...
  •  In this Feb. 22, 2009, file photo shoppers watch the television show "The Office" as they compare wide screens on display at Costco in Mountain View, Calif.
    'The Office' to leave Netflix as streaming battles heat up
    June 26, 2019
    Netflix is losing its most popular TV show, "The Office," in a sign of things to come as more TV and movie makers start their own streaming services and take back their offerings. In a tweet Tuesday, Netflix said it was "sad" that NBC will no longer license "The Office" to Netflix, but added ...
  • Collected during Apollo 15, a 3.5 billion-year-old basalt rock similar to rocks formed around Hawaii is displayed in a pressurized nitrogen-filled examination case inside the lunar lab at the NASA Johnson Space Center Monday, June 17, 2019, in Houston.
    NASA opening moon rock samples sealed since Apollo missions
    June 26, 2019
    Inside a locked vault at Johnson Space Center is treasure few have seen and fewer have touched. The restricted lab is home to hundreds of pounds of moon rocks collected by Apollo astronauts close to a half-century ago. And for the first time in decades, NASA is about to ...
  • This 2017 photo provided by Mona Wood-Sword shows Beth Chapman in Honolulu.
    Beth Chapman, wife of bounty hunter reality TV star, dies
    June 26, 2019
    Beth Chapman, the brash, buxom and blonde wife and co-star of "Dog the Bounty Hunter" reality TV star Duane "Dog" Chapman has died. A family spokeswoman, Mona Wood-Sword, said in a statement that Beth Chapman died early Wednesday at ...
  • In this Feb. 22, 2010, file photo, Frontier Airlines jetliners sit stacked up at gates along the A concourse at Denver International Airport.
    Frontier Airlines adds 7 new routes out of Las Vegas
    June 26, 2019
    Low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines has announced it will launch seven new routes out of Las Vegas. The Denver-based airline said Tuesday new nonstop routes to and from McCarran International Airport for ...
  • In this June 21, 2019, photo, Paul Gillespie, a photojournalist at the Capital Gazette newspaper, where five people were killed in a mass shooting in June 2018, holds a book of portraits he photographed of survivors and family members of those killed in the attack, at his home studio in Brooklyn Park, Md. It s called: Journalists Matter: Faces of the Capital Gazette.
    A year after newsroom attack, journalists embraced by city
    June 26, 2019
    Standing ovations. A surge in subscriptions. Hugs from random readers. At a time when journalists are being vilified as "the enemy of the people," staff members at the Capital Gazette newspaper are feeling the embrace of a grateful community, one year after a gunman ...
  • Supreme leader says Iranians won't budge over U.S. sanctions
    June 26, 2019
    Iran's supreme leader said Wednesday that Iranians will not budge or change their stand following new U.S. sanctions targeting Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and his associates, the latest in a torrent of ...
  • Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony, center, announces that two additional deputies have been fired as a result of the agency's internal affairs investigation into the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, at the Broward Sheriff's Office headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Tony said deputies Edward Eason and Josh Stambaugh were fired Tuesday for their inaction following the Feb. 14, 2018 shooting.
    2 more deputies fired after shooting at Florida high school
    June 26, 2019
    Two additional deputies have been fired as a result of an internal affairs investigation into the agency's response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in ...
  • Biden’s history is both his Thor’s hammer and his Achilles’ heel
    June 26, 2019
    get what Joe Biden was trying to say, but I’ll never understand how he tried — and utterly failed — to say it. Yes, there was a time when the Senate was a chummy men’s club whose members, on some issues, put collegiality ahead of ideology. Yes, I see how the Democratic front-runner might want to hold out the hope, however slim, of a return to …
  • The cartoon who will be prime minister
    June 26, 2019
    Boris Johnson — as journalists like to say among themselves — wasn’t one to let the facts stand in the way of a good story. His Brussels colleagues named him as the proprietor of the “mendacious smirk.” He had a way of looking to the side and down, sniggering away …
  • Blowhard on the brink
    June 26, 2019
    s shocking as it is to write this sentence, it must be said: President Donald Trump did something right. He finally noticed the abyss once he was right on top of it, calling off a retaliatory strike on Iran after belatedly learning, he said, that …
  • The Used at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at the Linq Promenade.
    Sun on the Strip Podcast: The Caesars sale, the Day N Vegas and Metarama festivals, Brooklyn Bowl and more
    June 26, 2019
    A huge hip-hop festival is coming to the Las Vegas Festival Grounds in November.
  • Will anyone take the torch?
    June 26, 2019
    I thoroughly enjoyed your June 23 article “World War II planes can still fly, but who will keep them flying?” The people who can keep them flying are still out there, ready and willing to …
  • Media coverage enables Trump
    June 26, 2019
    It’s astonishing that the media has not learned anything from the 2016 presidential campaign, as CNN, MSNBC and many newspapers follow President Donald Trump around …
  • Mind your pets during fireworks
    June 26, 2019
    Animal shelters get the most turn-ins from dogs running loose from jumping their enclosures upon …
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