1 dead, more evacuations ordered as Substation Fire grows to 50000 acres – KOMO News

KOMO News 1 dead, more evacuations ordered as Substation Fire grows to 50000 acresKOMO NewsTHE DALLES, Ore. – A fast-moving wildfire has grown to more than 50,000 acres in Wasco and Sherman counties, burning through structures and forcing people to evacuate their homes. Deputies said they found a person dead Wednesday afternoon near a …and more » Read More …

Measure to break California into 3 states removed from November ballot after court ruling – CNN

CNN Measure to break California into 3 states removed from November ballot after court rulingCNN(CNN) It looks like Californians won't be voting on whether to split their state into three. The California Supreme Court shot down the controversial initiative from appearing on the November ballot in a unanimous decision, writing that "significant …Court orders that Read More …

State Supreme Court removes measure to split California into three states from November ballot – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times State Supreme Court removes measure to split California into three states from November ballotLos Angeles TimesThe California Supreme Court decided Wednesday to remove from the November ballot a measure aimed at dividing California into three states. In a brief order, the court said it acted “because significant questions have been raised regarding Read More …

Alleged Russian agent Maria Butina had ties to Russian intelligence agency, prosecutors say – Washington Post

Washington Post Alleged Russian agent Maria Butina had ties to Russian intelligence agency, prosecutors sayWashington PostThe Russian woman arrested this week on charges of being a foreign agent had ties to Russian intelligence operatives and was in contact with them while in the United States, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. Maria Butina, 29, also was also Read More …

Europe's Google Decision Brings New Calls for US Action – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Europe's Google Decision Brings New Calls for US ActionWall Street JournalEurope's latest move to rein in Google puts pressure on U.S. regulators and lawmakers to curb the power of the Silicon Valley giant—a step Americans have thus far been reluctant to take. The European Union slapped Google parent Alphabet Inc. GOOGL …Google's European Read More …

White House attempts to clarify Trump's response to whether Russia is still targeting US elections – Washington Post

Washington Post White House attempts to clarify Trump's response to whether Russia is still targeting US electionsWashington PostPresident Trump sparked a new uproar over his outreach toward Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday by appearing to suggest that Russia is no longer targeting U.S. elections — prompting the White House to assert hours later that Trump's Read More …

Baseball lightens up, goes deep at the Midsummer Classic – ESPN

ESPN Baseball lightens up, goes deep at the Midsummer ClassicESPNThere was a power surge in Washington D.C., including back-to-back homers from Alex Bregman and George Springer to lift the AL to a 6th straight win. (2:37). Facebook · Twitter · Facebook Messenger; Email. 3:10 AM ET. Jerry CrasnickESPN Senior Writer.American League prevails in extras, All-Star Read More …

Ex-FBI head James Comey urges public to vote Democratic – CNN

CNN Ex-FBI head James Comey urges public to vote DemocraticCNNWashington (CNN) Former FBI Director James Comey is urging "all who believe in this country's values" to vote for Democrats in the upcoming midterm elections. In a tweet on Tuesday evening, Comey called the Republican-held Congress "incapable of …James Comey urges voters to choose Democrats, warns that Read More …

Alabama college student walks almost 20 miles overnight to first day of work; CEO gives him his car – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Alabama college student walks almost 20 miles overnight to first day of work; CEO gives him his carUSA TODAYYour browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video. Share. Include playlist. An error occurred while retrieving sharing information. Please try Read More …

Dan Coats, the Intelligence Chief, Finds His Voice. Will It Anger Trump? – New York Times

New York Times Dan Coats, the Intelligence Chief, Finds His Voice. Will It Anger Trump?New York TimesDan Coats, the director of national intelligence, said the nation's intelligence agencies “have been clear in our assessments of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and their ongoing, pervasive efforts to undermine our democracy.”CreditAl Drago for …Discord over Trump's Read More …