• It's Too Hot For Some Planes To Fly In Phoenix
It's Too Hot For Some Planes To Fly In Phoenix

The temperature in Phoenix , Arizona also touched almost 50 degrees Celsius, . or just 120 degrees Fahrenheit, one of the highest temperatures ever recorded in the city. Dr. Teresa Wu said emergency room patients she often sees include the elderly and people who have heart conditions, high blood pressure and kidney, liver and gastrointestinal ...

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  • Uber joins Lyft in letting riders use the app to tip drivers
Uber joins Lyft in letting riders use the app to tip drivers

The embattled dial-a-ride broker said Tuesday it would begin trials of the feature in Minneapolis , Houston , and Seattle . The program is authored by Rachel Holt and Aaron Schildkrout, Uber's lead executives for US Operations and Driver Experience.

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  • Key Issues to Look for in the Senate Health Care Bill
Key Issues to Look for in the Senate Health Care Bill

Variations of those features have been resurrected in the new Senate bill, although there is some new language giving states some flexibility in how they will draw down their Medicaid spending. Several bills were eventually merged into one. But less than a decade later, Vice President Pence, House Speaker Ryan, and Health and Human Services Secreta...

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  • Wisconsin gerrymandering case heads to U.S. supreme court
Wisconsin gerrymandering case heads to U.S. supreme court

The Wisconsin case will be the first time since 2004 that Supreme Court justices will address political gerrymandering. "I am thrilled the Supreme Court has granted our request to review the redistricting decision and that Wisconsin will have an opportunity to defend its redistricting process", Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel , a ...

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  • FIrst look at the Senate health bill
FIrst look at the Senate health bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, defending the closed-door sessions, has said all Senate Republicans have had a chance to participate in meetings on the bill, and that Democrats are not interested in overhauling Obamacare. He later added: "We need to provide relief for the American people in terms of the health care and the care that they n...

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  • DHS officials: Russian Federation targeted 21 states' election systems during the 2016 election
DHS officials: Russian Federation targeted 21 states' election systems during the 2016 election

And The New York Times reported that Trump - who has called the investigation a "fake" attempt by Democrats to justify their defeat - was questioning whether Russian Federation was behind the hacks as late as March in conversations with intelligence chiefs.

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  • Planes grounded by extreme heat in Phoenix, Arizona
Planes grounded by extreme heat in Phoenix, Arizona

Meteorologists in Phoenix said Tuesday evening the temperature topped out at 119 degrees_one that has only been matched or surpassed four other times. As temperatures climb in Phoenix , Arizona , more than 40 flights have been cancelled - because it is too hot for the planes to fly. Airlines can use other strategies for limiting weight during...

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  • Tropical storm Cindy brings heavy rain to northern Gulf coast
Tropical storm Cindy brings heavy rain to northern Gulf coast

They urged motorists to use caution if they are driving in the southern end of the county. There were widespread reports of street and road flooding along the Gulf Coast as far east as Florida, where the National Park Service reported the bridge closed between Navarre Beach and Pensacola Beach.

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  • Sen. Franken Says Philando Castile 'Did Not Deserve To Die'
Sen. Franken Says Philando Castile 'Did Not Deserve To Die'

It was very, very hard, ” Ploussard said , adding that he thought the jury delivered the right verdict. Eventually, the two unconvinced came to agree to acquit Yanez. Differing interpretations on the intentions of Castile's next movements defined both the state and defense cases. Yanez claimed that Castile was reaching for his gun, althoug...

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  • Parents arrested after taking 7-month-old daughter to Indianapolis bar
Parents arrested after taking 7-month-old daughter to Indianapolis bar

Michael Trosclair, 45, and Shari Treba, 42, both face felony neglect of a dependent charges, along with misdemeanor public intoxication charges. Tremba and the baby were not allowed inside the Wild Beaver Saloon since the child was underage, the bar's president Ric Payne told TIME on Wednesday.

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  • Flights From LA to Phoenix Canceled Due to Skyrocketing Temperatures
Flights From LA to Phoenix Canceled Due to Skyrocketing Temperatures

The California Independent System Operator, which manages the state energy grid, already has in place a call for voluntary conservation until 9 p.m. Wednesday. Phoenix hit its record high of 122 degrees on June 26, 1990 , according to The Arizona Republic . There's record-setting heat in Phoenix for the second consecutive day.

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  • Editorial Board To Trump: Hold Fewer Rallies And Answer More Questions
Editorial Board To Trump: Hold Fewer Rallies And Answer More Questions

He touted his hardline immigration policies, those that have benefited the fossil fuel industry and his recent move to withdraw from the landmark Paris climate accord, which earned him hefty criticism from almost all of his fellow world leaders.

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  • More funding may be added to GOP health plan
More funding may be added to GOP health plan

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , Kentucky Republican , defended the push to skip hearings and move the bill - eventually - straight to a vote. "But we want to brag about the plan , because this plan really - uh oh", Trump began before he was cut off by a laughing audience. In the month since the bill's passage, Trump's views seem to...

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  • Trump traveling to Iowa for campaign-style rally
Trump traveling to Iowa for campaign-style rally

Karen Handel staved off a challenge from Democrat Jon Ossoff, even though Democrats funneled a record-breaking $23 million into the election. President Trump also touched on foreign policy during the speech and said that he had been dealt a "bad hand" by the Obama administration.

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  • US Senate votes to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation and Iran
US Senate votes to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation and Iran

Earlier, Trump has indicated he is skeptical about additional sanctions and has been dismissive about the role of Russian interference in the USA elections. A measure codifying into law the U.S. sanctions against Russian Federation was approved in the Senate by a veto-proof majority of 97 to 2. If it passes the House, Trump could either veto th...

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  • Trump says 'we have a great relationship with China' after critical tweet
Trump says 'we have a great relationship with China' after critical tweet

More importantly, this is only one speculative interpretation of what Trump's tweet meant. During the bilateral talks Wednesday, the U.S.is expected to urge China to toughen global sanctions against North Korea , apart from focusing on ways to increase the pressure on Pyongyang to discontinue its nuclear tests.

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  • What To Make Of Philando Castile's Death, One Year Later
What To Make Of Philando Castile's Death, One Year Later

Recently released and sickening dashcam footage of the shooting reveals Castile cooperating with a routine traffic stop and calmly informing the officer that he has a firearm. Yanez shouts. Yanez then pulls his weapon and first seven shots. Castile's family plans to file a civil suit against the St. Anthony cop, who lost his job after the...

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  • Fleury picked up by Vegas in Wednesday's expansion draft
Fleury picked up by Vegas in Wednesday's expansion draft

Really, the biggest sin of the expansion process may have been forcing people to watch the show. "Now do they make a deal and lose more, or did they not and just watch and see it happen?" That's because the Vegas Golden Knights will announce their inaugural roster periodically throughout the show.

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  • MI airport evacuated after officer stabbed
MI airport evacuated after officer stabbed

Authorities said Ftouhi referenced killings in Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan and yelled " Allahu Akbar ", while stabbing airport officer, Lt. Jeff Neville, in the neck and back. The suspect, who had attacked the officer with a 12-inch serrated knife, was taken into custody shortly afterwards. Young said he headed to the airport when he learn...

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  • Barrasso: Republicans 'putting final touches' on health care bill
Barrasso: Republicans 'putting final touches' on health care bill

Many Republicans campaigned on the promise of repealing and replacing Obamacare , but are now faced with a largely unpopular bill from the House, and an as-yet unrevealed bill from the Senate . But I'm confident. It's my job to find 50 votes. Senate conservatives also seemed wary of the emerging bill. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ...

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