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  • Security Troops on US Nuclear Missile Base Took LSD

    Washington (AP) – One airman said he felt paranoia. Another marveled at the vibrant colors. A third admitted, “I absolutely just loved altering my mind.” Meet service members entrusted with guarding nuclear missiles that are among the most powerful in America’s arsenal. Air Force records obtained by The Associated...
  • State Department issues warning to Americans in China after possible sonic attack

    The State Department has warned U.S. citizens in China about a U.S. government employee who reported feeling “sensations of sound and pressure,” symptoms that bear a resemblance to ones felt by injured American personnel at the U.S. embassy in Havana. The U.S. government employee, assigned to the city of...
  • Border Patrol agent detains women for speaking Spanish at Montana gas station

    Video taken by a Montana woman as she and her friend were questioned and detained by a U.S. Border Patrol agent after he overheard them speaking Spanish at a gas station has caught the attention of border patrol officials and civil liberties groups. Ana Suda and Mimi Hernandez —...
  • Ex-convict Don Blankenship launches third-party Senate bid in West Virginia

    WASHINGTON – Ex-convict and former coal baron Don Blankenship said Monday he’s running as a third-party candidate in West Virginia’s Senate race after coming in third in the GOP primary. Blankenship said he accepted the West Virginia Constitution Party’s nomination and argued that the “press and the establishment have...
  • U.S. Puts Chinese Tariffs On Hold As Trade Deal Nears

    The Trump Administration has reached a breakthrough framework agreement with China on trade issues, putting tariffs for Chinese goods on hold while officials work out the details, Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday. Speaking on Fox News Sunday, Mnuchin said the deal involved “a very big increase” in Chinese...
  • U.S., China launch trade talks to avert tariff war, economic damage

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and China launch a second round of trade talks on Thursday to try to avert a damaging tariff war, with the Trump administration demanding a $200 billion cut in China’s U.S. trade surplus and greater protections for intellectual property. U.S. President Donald Trump...
  • US hits head of Iran’s central bank with terror sanctions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States escalated its financial pressure on Iran Tuesday by slapping terror sanctions on the head of its central bank and barring anyone around the world from doing business with him, underscoring President Donald Trump’s hard line after his withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear accord...
  • Massive storm hammers US Northeast, killing 3 and leaving hundreds of thousands without power

    • Hundreds of thousands of people remained without power in the U.S. Northeast on Wednesday after ferocious storms packing fierce winds and hail battered the region, killing three people. • Some 360,000 customers in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and West Virginia were without power, tracking service PowerOutage.us...
  • US firms seek tariff relief as US and China try to mend rift

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Corporate America is seeking relief from President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on at least $50 billion in Chinese goods as negotiators seek to prevent a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies. Best Buy wants televisions to be spared from the tariffs. Sanden International (USA)...