The Pentagon's ban on transgender service just fell — but the details are complicated - Washington Post
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 22:18:45 GMT
The Pentagon's ban on transgender service just fell — but the details are complicated
Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter repealed the Pentagon's long-held ban on transgender people serving in the military Thursday, ending a year-long process that was bogged down by internal conflict and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 ban
Pentagon lifts ban on transgender troops
Transgender People Will Be Allowed to Serve Openly in Military
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 citizen
Israeli girl, 13, stabbed to death in her bedroom a US citizen
Israeli-American girl, 13, knifed to death in her bed
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:05:00 GMT
"Urgent" air bag danger for 313000 Honda owners
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 drive
US Warns Honda and Acura Owners to Replace Airbags
Feds: Recalled Honda, Acura air bags pose 'grave danger' to owners
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:04:49 GMT
Stung by a betrayal, former London mayor Boris Johnson ends bid to lead Britain
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 Briefing
Gove and Johnson: What happened?
Boris Johnson's Shock Withdrawal From The Tory Leadership Race: How It Happened
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 Trial
Judge grants 'Serial's' Adnan Syed a new trial
'Serial' Podcast Subject Adnan Syed Granted a New Trial
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:03:08 GMT
House to vote on gun legislation
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 Guns
House Dems may get gun vote, but on a bill they oppose
Republicans Block Democrats From Mentioning The Gun Violence Sit-In In Official Business
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, ...
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 Iran
Navy Finds Widespread Failures in Iran's Capture of 10 Sailors in January
US Sailors' Detention by Iran Was Due to Poor Leadership and Training, Navy Report Finds