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Millions Could Lose Power Under PG&E's Plan To Prevent Wildfires

| The company could shut down power to as many as 5.4 million of its customers, it said. PG&E declared bankruptcy last month in the face of billions of dollars in fire-related liabilities.

Satellite Imagery Suggests Second Iranian Space Launch Has Failed


The rocket was supposed to carry a small satellite into orbit. The suspected failure comes just weeks after another launch attempt fell short.

Virginia AG Says He Dressed As A Rapper And Wore 'Brown Makeup' At A 1980 Party


Attorney General Mark Herring says when he was in college, "some friends suggested we attend a party dressed like rappers we listened to at the time."

N.M. Governor Pulls National Guard From Border, Citing A 'Charade' At Federal Level


"I reject the federal contention that there exists an overwhelming national security crisis at the Southern border," Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said.

ISIS Hostage, Captured In 2012, Is Thought To Be Alive, U.K. Minister Says


British Security Minister Ben Wallace told reporters on Tuesday that the government has reason to believe photojournalist John Cantlie is still being held by the terrorist group.

Proud Boys Founder Files Defamation Lawsuit Against Southern Poverty Law Center


SPLC has labelled the far-right Proud Boys a hate group. Gavin McInnes denies that and says the designation has ruined his reputation and caused him and the group to be barred from online platforms.

To Reach Potential Recruits, The Army Is Working To Win Over High School Teachers


To increase interest in military service among teenagers, the Army is reaching out to some of the people who know them best: high school teachers and guidance counselors.

Last 4 Children Detained On Nauru Are Heading To The U.S.


The transfer is part of a deal between Australia and the U.S., under the Obama administration, in which the U.S. agreed to accept some 1,250 refugees. President Trump has called it a "dumb deal."

El Salvador Elects New President, Breaking Decades-Long Control By 2 Parties


Nayib Bukele, the 37-year-old former mayor of San Salvador, promises to fight the country's rampant corruption and crime.