Archive for June 18th, 2017

Missing sailors found dead in flooded compartments on US Navy destroyer

Missing sailors found dead in flooded compartments on US Navy destroyer

on June 18, 2017, 7:09 AM / in International News, National News

(CNN)Seven missing sailors from the USS Fitzgerald were found dead in flooded berthing compartments following the warship’s collision with a merchant vessel, a US military official said. The Navy’s 7th Fleet said searchers found the bodies Sunday morning, Japan time, after the guided-missile destroyer returned to its base in Japan. “This loss is something we all feel,” Vice Adm. Joseph […]

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A Message From Nevada Attorney General Laxalt

on June 18, 2017, 6:55 AM / in Announcements, State News

A rare thought in this land now days A Message From Attorney General Laxalt Friday morning, my office took crucial action aimed at combating a major threat to the safety of all Nevadans – the ongoing problem of sanctuary cities in the State of California. When discussing sanctuary cities, we should never forget that this is an issue of ensuring […]

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Sessions Snaps at Harris to Let Him Qualify Answer on Russian Meetings: ‘You’ll Accuse Me of Lying’

on June 18, 2017, 6:23 AM / in National News

BY: David Rutz  /  Washington Free Beacon Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) had a combative exchange Tuesday at the Senate Intelligence Committee, with Sessions at one point worrying that he would be accused of lying if not allowed to qualify one of his responses. Sessions was under scrutiny Tuesday over a vague report that he […]

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June 18th in History

June 18th in History

on June 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

June 18 is the 169th day of the year (170th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 196 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Autistic Pride Day (International) Christian Feast Day: Bernard Mizeki (Anglican and Episcopal Church) Elizabeth of Schönau Gregorio Barbarigo Leontius, Hypatius and Theodulus Marina the Monk (Maronite Church, Coptic Orthodox Church of […]

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American Cold War Involvement: Guatemala

American Cold War Involvement: Guatemala

on June 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

A coup in Guatemala, launched on 18 June 1954, deposed the democratically elected President Jacobo Árbenz (pictured in mural). The result of a covert operation of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), it ended the Guatemalan Revolution of 1944–54, a period of representative democracy and liberal reform. The U.S. government was motivated by a Cold War predisposition to assume Árbenz […]

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Creative Connections

Creative Connections

on June 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

God said, “Let Us make man in Our image.” – Genesis 1:26  I built my first racecar for less than $15. With band-saw precision and painstaking effort, I carved a solid rectangular block of pine into an impressive aerodynamic package. My 9-year-old son painted the finished product French blue. I polished the axles to a mirrored shine. Together we detailed […]

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