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It's so hot in Phoenix, they can't fly planes

In 1990, amid a similar heat wave , flights were cancelled at the Phoenix airport because there was too much uncertainty about how the heat would affect aviation performance. U.S. today reports that temperatures reached 122 back in 1990. "It looks like (Tuesday) is the peak of the heat wave", Hernandez says. The latest batch of heat will cook an area from northern California to western ... [Full Article...]

Deal Talk: Amazon Stays Mum, While Whole Foods Goes Off Script

Jeffrey Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.com said " Whole Foods Market has been satisfying; delighting and nourishing customers for almost four decades - they're doing an awesome job and we want that to continue". Those that play can prosper. Through Whole Foods, Amazon would gain a national store footprint in the United States along with a presence in Canada and the U.K, with over 460 stores in ... [Full Article...]

Wildfire along Pacific Crest Trail surges, forces closures

Wildfire along Pacific Crest Trail surges, forces closures The blaze, which broke out at around 3 p.m. Monday, was 10 percent contained as of 7:25 a.m. Tuesday, according to InciWeb . Voluntary evacuation orders were issued as firefighters battled an estimated 850-acre brush fire in Big Bear Monday afternoon. [Full Article...]

'Secret' health care bill takes shape

'Secret' health care bill takes shape It remains unclear if he'll be able to write legislation that will attract enough votes. He declined to discuss the specifics of what he planned to present. Last-minute negotiations among lawmakers and between Congress and the White House "are never in public", he said. "It appears the vote would be a week or eight days later". [Full Article...]

Two Atlantic systems could become named storms this week — FIRST ALERT WEATHER

Forecasters issued a tropical storm warning from the Pearl River on the Mississippi, Louisiana border to Intracoastal City, west of New Orleans. A tropical storm warning is in effect for Barbados, St. The next two hurricane names would be Bret and Cindy. The National Hurricane Center gives the storm a 80 percent chance for development over the next 48 hours and a 90 percent chance for develo... [Full Article...]

APNewsBreak: Otto Warmbier's death investigated

The U.S. has condemned North Korea for its hand in the death of an American college student in a series of strong denunciations by U.S. officials. But sometimes, when you kick the can down the road, people like Otto Warmbier die. The U.S. State Department has warned Americans against traveling to North Korea . [Full Article...]

Northern Va. voters pick nominees for statewide and House races

Northern Va. voters pick nominees for statewide and House races He will face the victor of the Republican primary between former Republican National Committee Ed Gillespie , former Trump state campaign chairman Corey Stewart and state Sen. Gillespie likely will begin the race with significantly more money than Northam, who will need to refill his campaign chest after flooding the airwaves with commercials to fend off Perriello. [Full Article...]

Senate Democrats weigh blockade to protest GOP health care plan

Democrats weren't invited to participate in any capacity. For Sanders, the only solution is full transparency, and on Sunday he called on Democrats to "do everything they can to oppose" the Senate bill. In a reminder of why constructive policy talks are so hard, McConnell's office added, "Admitting their law's failures is a welcome first step". "But they've chosen to do it the way they are and... [Full Article...]


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