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NASA Prepares for Aug. 21 Total Solar Eclipse with Live Coverage, Safety Information.

Washington DC Jun 23, 2017 For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will occur across the entire continental United States, and NASA is preparing to share this experience of a lifetime on Aug. 21. Viewers around the world will be provided a wealth of images captured before, during, and after the eclipse by 11 ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Mike Pence: President Trump is Restoring U.S. Leadership in the Free World by 'Putting America First'.

Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday that since President Donald Trump took office he has restored American leadership around the globe by putting his America first philosophy into action. Since Day One of this administration, President Trump has been taking decisive action to restore America's role as leader of the ...

- Breitbart - US

Digital security and due process: A new legal framework for the cloud era.

Editor's note: This is an abbreviated version of a speech Kent delivered today at The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C.For as long as we've had legal systems, prosecutors and police have needed to gather evidence. And for each new advance in communications, law enforcement has adapted. With the advent of the post ...

- The Official Google Blog - US

Will August's Eclipse Be Most Watched Ever? Totally.

The total solar eclipse that will sweep across the U.S. on Aug. 21 may very well be the most-watched solar eclipse in history, NASA scientists said at a news briefing in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday .

- Space.com - US

DC Roundup: No Comey Tapes, Senate Bill, Technology Week at WH.

Developments in Washington, D.C., on Thursday include President Donald Trump saying he did not tape discussions with fired FBI Director James Comey, questioning why former President Barack Obama didn't stop Russian meddling in the 2016 election, Senate Republicans releasing their version of a health care bill for the ...

- Voice of America - US

'Pizzagate' shooter sentenced to 4 years in prison.

The people who helped spread the original conspiracy theory, meanwhile, still have the president's ear.Edgar Welch, seen here surrendering to police in December, was inspired to go shoot up a D.C. pizza restaurant by right-wing fever-swamp figures close to the Trump movement who insisted that prominent Democrats are running ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Man who stormed restaurant in 'pizzagate' shooting sentenced to 4 years in prison.

Associated Press/Jose Luis Magana — Edgar Maddison Welch, the North Carolina man persuaded to storm a Washington, D.C., pizza place by an internet rumor that it hid a Democrat-run pedophile ring, was sentenced to four years in prison on Thursday, the Washington Post reports. Welch apologized to the victims and the ...

- Business Insider - US

Pizzagate Gunman Sentenced to Four Years in Prison.

Edgar Maddison Welch, the man who opened fire inside the Comet Ping Pong restaurant in Washington D.C. after hearing about the "Pizzagate" conspiracy theory has been sentenced to four years in prison on Thursday, according to Buzzfeed.

- Mediaite - US

'Pizzagate' Gunman In DC Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison.

WASHINGTON — A North Carolina man who fired an assault rifle inside a District of Columbia restaurant during his investigation of a conspiracy theory dubbed “pizzagate” was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison. U.S. District Judge Kentanji B. Jackson said that while no one was injured when Edgar ...

- TPM News - US

Protesters Dragged Screaming from Mitch McConnell's Office During 'Die-In' over Healthcare Bill.

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On Thursday, dozens of protesters staged a "die-in" – blocking the hallway in front of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office – to protest against the Republican Party's new healthcare reform bill, the American Healthcare Act .

- Breitbart - US

Deported MS-13 Gangsters Keep Sneaking Back Across U.S. Border.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. immigration officers keep apprehending and deporting members of the brutal Mara Salvatrucha gang, but they keep sneaking back across the southwest border into the United States, a high-ranking Immigration and Customs Enforcement official told lawmakers.

- Breitbart - US

Sanctuary Cities Protecting MS-13 Gang Members from Deportation, Says ICE

WASHINGTON, D.C. — There is a rather long list' of sanctuary cities across the United States that choose to release incarcerated members of the notoriously violent Mara Salvatrucha gang back into U.S. communities rather than allow immigration agents to prosecute and deport them, testified a federal officer under oath ...

- Breitbart - US

Sarah Sanders: 'We'll Get Back to You' on Senate Healthcare Bill Details as 'Stakeholders' Brought to Table

WASHINGTON, D.C. — White House Principle Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters in the Thursday afternoon briefing that President Donald Trump wants to bring the stakeholders to the table,' for conversations over the newly released Senate Republican Leadership's healthcare bill before addressing ...

- Breitbart - US

'Pizzagate' gunman in D.C. sentenced to 4 years in prison

A North Carolina man who fired an assault rifle inside a District of Columbia restaurant during his investigation of a conspiracy theory dubbed "pizzagate" was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison. U.S. District Judge Kentanji B. Jackson said that while no one was injured when Edgar Maddison...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

'Pizzagate' shooter to be sentenced: What to know about the Comet Ping Pong conspiracies

The man who walked into Comet Ping Pong, a Washington, D.C., pizza shop, armed with an AR-15 assault weapon and a revolver to investigate internet rumors is set to be sentenced today.

- FOX News - US

Watching cities grow

Munich, Germany Jun 22, 2017 Three million measurement points in one square kilometer: Prof. Xiaoxiang Zhu and her team have set a world record in information retrieval from satellite data. Thanks to new algorithms, the researchers from the Technical University of Munich succeeded in making four-dimensional point clouds of ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Making waves with the hot electrons within Earth's radiation belts

Washington DC Jun 22, 2017 Encircling the Earth, within its magnetosphere, are two concentric, doughnut-shaped radiation belts known as the Van Allen belts. The Van Allen belts swell and recede in response to incoming energy from the sun, sometimes billowing far enough to expose orbiting satellites and other spacecraft to ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

D.C. cops used 'rape as punishment' after Inauguration Day mass arrests, lawsuit says

Wide array of unconstitutional tactics alleged in suit over chilling round-up that hit peaceful protesters, journalists, and anarchists alike.Cameras, gas, and chaos on Inauguration Day in Washington, D.C. CREDIT: AP Photo/Mark TenallyWhen black-clad marchers began smashing windows in Washington, D.C., on Inauguration Day, ...

- ThinkProgress - US

President Trump to use Trump hotel to host fundraiser for candidate Trump

Next week, Donald Trump will hold his first re-election fundraiser at his hotel in Washington, D.C. The post President Trump to use Trump hotel to host fundraiser for candidate Trump appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

DC cops used 'molestation and rape as punishment' against activists arrested at Trump inauguration: suit

Journalists and activists have sued Washington, D.C., and three police officers over alleged sexual abuse after they were arrested during protests against the inauguration of President Donald Trump. The plaintiffs , photojournalist Shay Horse, legal observer Judah Ariel and demonstrators Eliza...

- The Raw Story - US

Man arrested in 'pizzagate' incident in DC to be sentenced

WASHINGTON — A man who walked into a District of Columbia pizza restaurant with an assault rifle, intent on investigating internet rumors dubbed "pizzagate," is scheduled to be sentenced.

- Billings Gazette - US

Man arrested in 'pizzagate' incident in DC to be sentenced

A man who walked into a District of Columbia pizza restaurant with an assault rifle, intent on investigating internet rumors dubbed "pizzagate," is scheduled to be sentenced. Edgar Maddison Welch … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

US bishops launch 2017 Fortnight for Freedom

Washington D.C., Jun 21, 2017 / 09:08 pm .- The U.S. bishops have launched a website and video to mark the beginning of this year’s Fortnight for Freedom, focusing on religious freedom issues both at home and abroad. The video, about ten minutes long and viewable on the Fortnight for Freedom website, features a number ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

We must speak, act more on criminal justice reform, Christian leaders insist

Washington D.C., Jun 22, 2017 / 12:04 am .- With the justice system rife with abuse, there is still much work to be done to call the faithful to minister to prisoners, victims, and their families, Christian leaders maintained on Tuesday. “We need to raise this as a priority within the Church,” Karen Clifton, ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Trump will hold a fundraiser at Trump International Hotel in D.C.

Trump is planning to hold a fundraiser at Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.

- CBS NEWS - US

Washington Memorial for Murdered Muslim Teen Set on Fire

A memorial of flowers and posters made for murdered Muslim teen Nabra Hassanen in Washington was set on fire Wednesday morning. D.C. park police arrested 24-year-old Jonathan Solomon of North Carolina and charged him with vandalism. Park police have said it is unclear whether the items he set ablaze had been a part of the ...

- Voice of America - US

Three arrested at Trump inauguration sue DC over 'police abuse'

More than 200 people were arrested in Washington in January after some black-clad activists among those protesting Donald Trump's swearing-in clashed with police a few blocks from the White House, in an outburst of violence rare for an inauguration. The lawsuit against the Metropolitan Police Department, the District of ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Trump to Host Re-Election Fundraiser at His Washington D.C. Hotel

According to the Associated Press, the President has chosen his Washington DC hotel to host a big-bucks fundraiser next week in an attempt to get an early start amassing cash for a potential 2020 presidential re-election bid.

- Mediaite - US

Trump To Host Re-Election Fundraiser At His Own Hotel In Washington D.C.

WASHINGTON — President. Candidate. Businessman. Three of President Donald Trump's roles converge next week as he holds his first major re-election fundraiser at his hotel in Washington. Trump officially kicked off his re-election campaign on Inauguration Day by filing Federal Election Commission paperwork, making it ...

- TPM News - US

Memorial for Murdered Muslim Teen Set on Fire

A memorial for murdered Muslim teen Nabra Hassanen was set on fire in a park in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, but officials said the vandal wasn't targeting the memorial specifically.

- Newsmax - US

Four arrested at Trump inauguration sue DC over 'police abuse'

More than 200 people were arrested in Washington in January after some black-clad activists among those protesting Donald Trump's swearing-in clashed with police a few blocks from the White House, in an outburst of violence rare for an inauguration. The lawsuit against the Metropolitan Police Department, the District of ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Is U2 frontman Bono Washington's best lobbyist?

Whenever U2 and the band's frontman, Bono, perform in Washington, D.C., it's as much about lobbying on behalf of the world's poor as it is about the music. In the past, Bono has used his stadium stage to promote ONE, the anti-poverty group he co-founded, and to praise politicians of all parties who ...

- The Raw Story - US

Popular Washington D.C. ice cream shop owner balances motherhood, a thriving business

Ice Cream Jubilee, a popular D.C. sweet treat shop, is entering its first summer with two locations.         

- USA TODAY - US

Narendra Modi in US: Here's why India urgently needs a Donald Trump policy

Three days to go before Air Force One flies into Washington DC and politicians, think-tanks, policymakers and media are already engaged in feverish speculation on the outcome of Narendra Modi's first meeting with US president Donald Trump. The post Narendra Modi in US: Here's why India urgently needs a Donald Trump policy ...

- Firstpost - IN

Afghan Refugee Makes Tough Transition to US

Anyone who approaches the Taste of Persia food truck during lunch hour in downtown Washington D.C. will likely be greeted by Afghan refugee Mohammad Mashooq Dowlati. Dowlati is the face of Taste of Persia because, as a former interpreter for the U.S. army in Afghanistan, he speaks good English. The fields of the Afghan war ...

- Voice of America - US

'I had to flee for my life' – The reality of being a Syrian refugee

Washington D.C., Jun 20, 2017 / 10:28 am .- Omar al-Muqdad wanted to help the Iraqi refugees who were displaced from their homes in 2004. He volunteered to help with refugee resettlement, aiding those who came in finding housing, clothing and schools in Syria, where he lived. Little did he know that just a few years later, ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Watching cities grow

Three million measurement points in one square kilometer: Prof. Xiaoxiang Zhu and her team have set a world record in information retrieval from satellite data. Thanks to new algorithms, the researchers from the Technical University of Munich succeeded in making four-dimensional point clouds of Berlin, Las Vegas, Paris and ...

- ENN - US

A Mom's Battle Against Ozone

A Mom's Battle Against OzoneBy Jessica Hodge | Monday, June 19, 2017 On June 13, Steve, Afton and May Surwillo talk to Rocio Rodarte, Legislative Aide for Colorado Senator Michael F. Bennet, in the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington D.C. Matt Roth for Earthjustice Afton Surwillo journeyed from Colorado to Capitol ...

- Earthjustice - US

Rights Activists, Muslims Hold Vigil for Slain Muslim Teen

Young Muslim women joined with women's rights advocates in Washington, D.C. Tuesday evening to mourn a 17-year-old killed in nearby Sterling, Virginia over the weekend. As traffic swirled around DuPont Circle, a small circular park nestled in the center of one of Washington's major boulevards, the diverse crowd listened to ...

- Voice of America - US

Haque, Shannon meet on Bangladesh-US relations

Foreign Secretary Md Shahidul Haque, now on  a two-day visit to Washington DC, has met Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Ambassador Thomas Shannon at the US Department of State.

- BDNews24 - BD

The internet has fallen in love with a couple who recreated their Pride March photo

Twenty-four years later, Nicholas Cardello and Kurt English are still in love and proud. The married couple went viral this week when they shared side-by-side photographs, shot more than two decades apart at Washington, D.C.'s LGBTQ march. Image: Nicholas Cardello SEE ALSO: These poignant signs show what the Equality ...

- Mashable! - US

Watching cities grow

Three million measurement points in one square kilometer: a world record has now been set in information retrieval from satellite data. Thanks to new algorithms, the researchers succeeded in making four-dimensional point clouds of Berlin, Las Vegas, Paris and Washington, D.C. from images stacks of the TerraSAR-X radar ...

- ScienceDaily - US

Jared Kushner is heading to Israel for peace negotiations

Jared Kushner, senior White House adviser, speaks during a meeting with technology executives in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., on June 19. President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is scheduled to travel to Israel and the Palestinian territories on Wednesday for meetings ...

- Yahoo! News - US

JetBlue is having a flash sale with one-way flights as low as $20 right now

Flickr/Bob P.B. The INSIDER Summary: JetBlue just announced a flash sale. The sale includes domestic and international travel. The sale applies to 20 cities, with the lowest fares coming in at $20 one-way. JetBlue is having a flash sale with one-way flights for as little as $20, right now. The $20 fares are for ...

- Business Insider - US

Poroshenko meets with Trump as US toughens Russia sanctions

During a two-minute White House video and photo opportunity this morning in Washington, D.C., U.S. President Donald J. Trump shook hands with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko . It's still not clear what Poroshenko will get for Ukraine from the June 20 Oval The post Poroshenko meets with Trump as US toughens Russia ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Poroshenko meets with Trump as US toughens Russia sanctions

During the White House photo opportunity this morning in Washington, D.C., U.S. President Donald J. Trump shook hands with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko . It's still not clear what Poroshenko will get for Ukraine from the meeting with Trump. But Ukraine's leader can The post Poroshenko meets with Trump as US toughens ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Meet the Wisconsin ironworker who wants to dethrone Paul Ryan

Wisconsin Democrat Randy Bryce announced his long-shot bid against Speaker of the House Paul Ryan on Monday night in a stirring two-and-a-half-minute video disparaging the Republican health-care proposal. "I've spent my entire life in southeastern Wisconsin," Bryce tells Wisconsinites. "I can see what people need. I can do ...

- The Week - US

US bishops call for engagement amid Trump's policy change on Cuba

Washington D.C., Jun 20, 2017 / 03:09 am .- President Donald Trump’s changes to U.S. policy on Cuba will end up weakening human rights in the island country, the United States bishops have said. “The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, in solidarity with the bishops of Cuba and the Holy See, has long ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

NASA releases Kepler Survey Catalog with 100s of new exoplanet candidates

Washington DC Jun 20, 2017 NASA's Kepler space telescope team has released a mission catalog of planet candidates that introduces 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and orbiting in their star's habitable zone, which is the range of distance from a star where liquid water could pool on the surface of ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Watching cities grow—New algorithms for evaluating satellite data

Three million measurement points in one square kilometer: Prof. Xiaoxiang Zhu and her team have set a world record in information retrieval from satellite data. Thanks to new algorithms, the researchers from the Technical University of Munich succeeded in making four-dimensional point clouds of Berlin, Las Vegas, Paris and ...

- PhysOrg - NL

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