Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:58:34 GMT
Pentagon ends transgender ban
(CNN) The Pentagon said Thursday it was ending the ban on transgender people being able to serve openly in the U.S. military. The announcement -- which removes one of the last barriers to military service by any individual -- was made by Defense ...
The Pentagon's ban on transgender service just fell — but the details are complicated
Transgender People Will Be Allowed to Serve Openly in Military
Pentagon lifts ban on transgender troops
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, the transparently ambitious former mayor of London, Boris Johnson, was preparing to give the ...
Boris Johnson Won't Seek to Lead Britain, but Michael Gove Will
Boris Johnson's Shock Withdrawal From The Tory Leadership Race: How It Happened
Brexit Means Brexit: Johnson's Fall Leaves Less Room for EU-Turn
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:13:46 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.
Business Day|US Warns Honda and Acura Owners to Replace Airbags
Stop driving these 7 Hondas, Acuras immediately
These 313000 Honda cars with Takata airbags should be fixed immediately, NHTSA says
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:02:28 GMT
Jewish girl, 13, stabbed to death in West Bank bedroom was US citizen
A 13-year-old Jewish girl who was stabbed to death in her bed by a Palestinian attacker on Thursday was an American citizen, the State Department said. Hallel Yaffa Ariel was asleep in her home in a West Bank settlement when a 17-year-old assailant ...
Israeli girl, 13, stabbed to death in her bedroom a US citizen
Israeli-American girl, 13, knifed to death in her bed
Girl, 13, Stabbed to Death in West Bank as She Slept Was US National, Officials Say
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 could vote on gun bill next week — but not the one Democrats support
House GOP To Move on Measures to Block Terrorists from Buying Guns
House of Representatives reignites gun-control debate with planned vote
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:38:28 GMT
Report of active shooter at Joint Base Andrews is unfounded
Someone mistook a routine safety inspection for an active shooter situation at Joint Base Andrews on Thursday morning, prompting tense moments and a lockdown of the sprawling facility in Prince George's County, Md., base officials said. The base, which ...
'Active shooter' report at military base was false alarm
Security forces inspection sparked shooter scare at Andrews
Lockdown lifted at US base near Washington, no threat found
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:46:37 GMT
Man at Center of 'Serial' Podcast Granted a New Trial
After spending 16 years in prison for the killing of his former high school girlfriend, a man at the center of popular podcast "Serial" has a chance at freedom. Retired Baltimore Circuit Judge Martin Welch ruled Thursday that Adnan Syed, 35, deserved a ...
A cut above: Honda lawn mowers receive high marks in tests
Adnan Syed, Subject of 'Serial,' Granted New Trial
Adnan Syed of Serial Podcast Will Get a New Trial as Murder Conviction is Vacated
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:44:28 GMT
Navy report: Failure at every level for US ships captured by Iran
Washington (CNN) A devastating new report by military investigators released Thursday found that the 10 sailors captured by Iranians in January suffered from "failed leadership" at all levels on a mission that was plagued by mistakes from beginning to end.
US Sailors' Detention by Iran Was Due to Poor Leadership and Training, Navy Report Finds
US sailors divulged sensitive information while held by Iran: Navy