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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 22:18:45 GMT

Washington Post

The Pentagon's ban on transgender service just fell — but the details are complicated
Washington Post
Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter repealed the Pentagon's long-held ban on transgender people serving in the military Thursday, ending a year-long process that was bogged down by internal conflict and concerns among senior service officials about how ...
Pentagon ends transgender banCNN
Pentagon lifts ban on transgender troopsUSA TODAY
Transgender People Will Be Allowed to Serve Openly in MilitaryNew York Times -NPR -Military Times -Christian Science Monitor
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:53:53 GMT


Israeli-American girl, 13, fatally stabbed in West Bank home, authorities say
Jerusalem (CNN) A 13-year-old Israeli-American girl was stabbed to death in her bedroom Thursday morning in the West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba, a spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces said. Hallel Yaffa Ariel was sleeping when a Palestinian ...
Jewish girl, 13, stabbed to death in West Bank bedroom was US citizenFox News
Israeli girl, 13, stabbed to death in her bedroom a US citizenCBS News
Israeli-American girl, 13, knifed to death in her bedNew York Daily News
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:05:00 GMT

CBS News

"Urgent" air bag danger for 313000 Honda owners
CBS News
Last Updated Jun 30, 2016 4:05 PM EDT. DETROIT -- The U.S. government is urging owners of 313,000 older Hondas and Acuras to stop driving them and get them repaired after new tests found that their Takata air bag inflators are extremely dangerous.
Citing Takata air bags, regulators tell some Honda and Acura owners not to driveWashington Post
US Warns Honda and Acura Owners to Replace AirbagsNew York Times
Feds: Recalled Honda, Acura air bags pose 'grave danger' to ownersDetroit Free Press -TIME -CNET -Worcester Telegram
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:04:49 GMT

Washington Post

Stung by a betrayal, former London mayor Boris Johnson ends bid to lead Britain
Washington Post
LONDON – It was a scene lifted from the scripts of Shakespeare — or perhaps a binge-watching session of “House of Cards.” When Thursday morning broke, Boris Johnson, the transparently ambitious former mayor of London, was preparing to give the ...
Istanbul, Donald Trump, Boris Johnson: Your Thursday Evening BriefingNew York Times
Gove and Johnson: What happened?BBC News
Boris Johnson's Shock Withdrawal From The Tory Leadership Race: How It HappenedHuffington Post
Wall Street Journal -Foreign Policy (blog) -Bloomberg -TIME
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 22:30:23 GMT

New York Times

Adnan Syed, of 'Serial' Podcast, Gets a Retrial in Murder Case
New York Times
A judge in Maryland has granted Adnan Syed a new trial, setting aside his conviction for the 1999 murder of his former girlfriend — a case that was featured in the first season of the hit podcast “Serial.” Mr. Syed's lawyer, C. Justin Brown, tweeted ...
Adnan Syed, Subject Of 'Serial' Podcast, Will Get A New TrialNPR
Judge grants 'Serial's' Adnan Syed a new trialNew York Daily News
'Serial' Podcast Subject Adnan Syed Granted a New TrialHollywood Reporter
ABC News -WBAL Baltimore -Washington Post -Huffington Post
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:03:08 GMT

The Hill

House to vote on gun legislation
The Hill
A week after Democrats staged a nearly 26-hour sit-in demanding a vote on gun control measures, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said the House will vote next week on legislation to block suspected terrorists from buying guns. In a conference call Thursday, ...
House GOP to Move on Measures to Block Terrorists From Buying
House Dems may get gun vote, but on a bill they opposeUSA TODAY
Republicans Block Democrats From Mentioning The Gun Violence Sit-In In Official BusinessHuffington Post
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:36:38 GMT

Illinois lawmakers begin voting on stopgap spending deal
Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, looks on as Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, speaks to reporters after leaving Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's office at the Illinois State Capitol Wednesday, June 29, 2016, ...

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 22:30:38 GMT

Navy faults crew leaders who surrendered boats to Iran
The Navy is faulting a junior officer and a senior enlisted for failing to defend their patrol boats and then for surrendering them at gunpoint to Iranian paramilitaries, after they blundered into Iranian waters in January. Navy officials also ruled ...
Navy report: Failure at every level for US ships captured by IranCNN
Navy Finds Widespread Failures in Iran's Capture of 10 Sailors in
US Sailors' Detention by Iran Was Due to Poor Leadership and Training, Navy Report FindsABC News
TIME -Reuters -Fox News -USA TODAY
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