China warns of long road ahead for deal with U.S. after ice-breaking talks – Reuters

BEIJING/OSAKA (Reuters) – China and the United States will face a long road before they can reach a deal to end their bitter trade war, with more fights ahead likely, Chinese state media said after the two countries’ presidents held ice-breaking talks in Japa… [+4055 fails rocket]

Punches, milkshakes, and eggs fly at journalist and police during violent Portland protests – Washington Examiner

Dueling demonstrations in downtown Portland, Oregon, turned violent Saturday afternoon as at least one journalist and police were hit with milkshakes, eggs, and punches. Advising people to stay clear of a “civil disturbance,” Portland police said they were … [+2085 fails gun]

Oregon Republicans end carbon bill walkout | TheHill – The Hill

Republican legislators returned Saturday to the Oregon Senate after a nine-day walkout protest against a sweeping climate bill.  Nine of the Senate’s 12 Republicans returned Saturday after Democrats did not have the 16 votes necessary to pass the statewide c… [+1134 fail military training soldier grenade]

At New Orleans East rocket factory, a race to return to the moon –

Crews are working around the clock at NASAs Michoud Assembly Center in New Orleans East, intent on meeting a new fall 2020 deadline to test launch a mega-rocket designed to propel astronauts to the moon and beyond. I came out here in the middle of the night … [+2985 fail military training soldier grenade]

China’s factory activity shrinks as U.S. tariffs, slowdown hit orders –

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s factory activity shrank more than expected in June, an official manufacturing survey showed, highlighting the need for more economic stimulus as U.S. tariffs and weaker domestic demand ramped up pressure on new orders for goods. T… [+3845 military army fail]

Suspect in Mackenzie Lueck’s murder sought soundproof room in home, contractor claims – WLS-TV

About two months before Utah college student MacKenzie Lueck went missing, the man now suspected of her murder asked a local contractor to build a soundproof room in his home with hooks drilled into concrete walls and a secret entrance with a thumb lock, the … [+4056 military army fail]

Libyan government seizes US-made weapons from warlord’s forces – Washington Examiner

Libya’s internationally recognized government says it seized four pricey U.S.-made weapons from troops loyal to warlord Khalifa Haftar. The Javelin antitank missiles cost more than $170,000 each. Markings indicate they were sold by the U.S. to the United Ara… [+1611 army fails]