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No recording of call to soldier's widow

No recording of call to soldier's widow

The call has become a point of intense controversy, after Rep. Frederica Wilson , D-Florida, said Mr. Trump told Johnson's widow, Myeshia Johnson , her husband " knew what he signed up for ". They like to do that behind closed doors, and I always urge them to do that publicly.I understand that they have a job to do, but at the same time, I wish that they would [acknowledge when they're wrong] in the public space [more], but for now, we'll take [what we can get].


Philippine troops kill remaining leaders of pro-Isis siege in Marawi

Philippine troops kill remaining leaders of pro-Isis siege in Marawi

The Islamic city's 200,000 people, along with tens of thousands of others in nearby towns, abandoned their homes and businesses as the fighting began to rage and crammed evacuation shelters outside Marawi, sparking a humanitarian crisis. President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law in the south, scene of decades- old Muslim separatist uprising, to deal with the siege, the worst crisis he has faced since rising to power in June past year.


There's another storm on the way - Storm Brian

There's another storm on the way - Storm Brian

It has warned of strong winds causing massive tidal waves in coastal areas, with transport disruption and power outages likely. Heavy rain and gusts of 50mph are expected widely across southern England and the west of Wales on Saturday, and winds could reach 70mph in exposed areas.


Accused Cop Killer Poops In Court, Smears It on His Face

Accused Cop Killer Poops In Court, Smears It on His Face

Jury selection for the trial of alleged cop killer Travis Boys came to a dramatic halt Wednesday afternoon when Boys suddenly smeared feces over his head and face, to the shock of those in the courtroom. 'He doesn't understand his legal rights, ' McConville testified. According to ABC News , an expert took the stand on Thursday and said Boys has limited intellectual abilities and has a mental illness.


US Carrier Patrols Off Korean Peninsula in Warning to Pyongyang

US Carrier Patrols Off Korean Peninsula in Warning to Pyongyang

The North's Korean Central News Agency said Thursday , "The U.S.is running [amok] by introducing under our nose the targets we have set as primary ones". Pyongyang habitually condemns such joint exercises and the state-run KCNA news agency on Saturday called the Ronald Reagan's participation a "reckless act of war maniacs as it only drives the tense situation on the peninsula into the point of explosion".


NOAA releases 2017-18 winter outlook for the United States

NOAA releases 2017-18 winter outlook for the United States

La Nina has a 55- to 65-percent chance of developing before winter sets in, NOAA forecasters indicate. Much of the USA should expect another warm winter, but not quite as toasty as the last two years, forecasters say. But higher than average precipitation could improve drought conditions in coastal New England, Halpert noted. Keim says the last few weeks of dry and warm weather are a precursor of this coming winter according to NOAA.