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Fires in central Washington cover more than 11 square miles

Fires in central Washington cover more than 11 square miles

Authorities said 24 buildings are threatened. Two helicopters are being used to assist firefighters on the ground. Alcoa Fire Update 9:28 p.m. Monday-NCWLIFE Channel's Eric Granstrom spoke via phone with Alcoa Fire Public Information Officer Holly Krake, getting the latest information on the fire burning 10-miles south of Wenatchee.


Plane diverted after mother gives birth to son mid-flight

Plane diverted after mother gives birth to son mid-flight

Cristina Penton holds her newborn. "Got on the plane, sat down and everything seemed to be fine", Penton recalled. A passenger recorded the special moments at Cristina's request, documenting the miracle of birth at 35,000 feet. A pediatrician and a nurse just happened to be passengers on the flight. A baby born mid-flight from Fort Lauderdale to Dallas Saturday night is now continuing his journey west with his family, only this time by auto.


GOP leaders labor to rescue health care bill amid defections

GOP leaders labor to rescue health care bill amid defections

But the message he delivered to them before reporters were ushered out of the room was not entirely hopeful. "Were optimistic that were going to get a result that's better than the status quo", McConnell said . Minutes after the report's release , three GOP senators threatened to oppose a procedural vote to begin debate expected Wednesday - enough to derail the legislation.



Few answers on Trump's travel ban as launch deadline looms

Trump has since revised his order so it will only affect the issuance of new visas to people in Iran , Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Syria and Yemen . In its ruling which put further issues related to the travel ban on its fall agenda, the court in effect gave notice that Mr. Trump will probably prevail when the cases in question come before it.


Mayors to Trump: immigration orders meddle with cities

Mayors to Trump: immigration orders meddle with cities

The conference supported the Paris agreement, and according to preliminary results released Saturday from an ongoing nationwide survey, the vast majority of USA mayors want to work together and with the private sector to respond to climate change .



Senate Passes Tougher Russia Sanctions Overwhelmingly

The bill as originally introduced was exclusively about slapping new sanctions on Iran . If approved, new sanctions would be placed on Russians who supply weapons to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime, violate human rights or conduct cyberactivity for the government.