Electronics

Trump just ended a long tradition of celebrating Ramadan at the White House – SFGate

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

All around the Muslim world everyone is getting ready for Eid al-Fitr, the great festival that ends the holy month of Ramadan. Media: Euronews News In the early days of December 1805, a handful of prominent politicians received formal invitations to join President Thomas Jefferson for a White House dinner. Such entreaties were not uncommon: Jefferson frequently hosted lawmakers for political working dinners at the White House, almost always commencing…

GOP agrees on one thing: ObamaCare taxes must go – The Hill

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

The near-consensus that House and Senate Republicans have reached on repealing ObamaCare taxes could boost their efforts to overhaul the tax code. The draft healthcare bill Senate Republicans released on Thursday is similar to the House-passed bill on the ObamaCare taxes, repealing nearly all of them and delaying the “Cadillac” tax on high-cost health plans. While senators had considered keeping some of the taxes for longer than the House bill,…

Oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing scores who rushed to accident scene – CBS News

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

BAHAWALPUR, Pakistan — An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 153 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, a hospital official said as the death toll continued to rise. Dr. Javed Iqbal at Bahawalpur’s Victoria Hospital in south Punjab said the latest deaths occurred at a hospital in Multan where some of the 50 critically injured, many of…

Trump: Obama ‘did nothing’ about Russia election meddling – CNN

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

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Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish – Savannah Morning News

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court enters its final week of work before a long summer hiatus with action expected on the Trump administration’s travel ban and a decision due in a separation of church and state case that arises from a Missouri church playground. The biggest news of all, though, would be if Justice Anthony Kennedy were to use the court’s last public session on Monday to announce his retirement….

Dramatic video shows teen falling from Six Flags ride – Fox News

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

A 14-year-old girl visiting from Delaware survived a 25-foot fall from a stopped gondola ride at a Six Flags in upstate New York Saturday night. The unidentified teenager was riding on the “Sky Ride” at Six Flags Amusement Park in Queensbury, New York just after 8 p.m. Saturday. Authorities said the girl was riding the attraction with a child relative and fell about 25 feet from a stationary…