In the News @ Noon

President Obama announces a change in Afghanistan…

President Barack Obama just concluded a press conference at the White House were he announced a change to U.S. forces in Afghanistan to now leave 8,400 U.S Troops in the country. The President believes this change will help our allies and his successor in keeping the country safe during the Presidential transition.

D.O.J. will investigate the shooting death Alton Sterling…

The NAACP in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is now calling for the Chief of Police to be fired or to step down following the cell phone video that appears to show two officers scuffing and then shooting and killing 37 year old Alton Sterling. Sterling leaves behind 5 young children. The two officers involved have been placed on administrative leave.

DC workers told not to drink the water…

Don’t drink the water, that’s the message for employee’s in the Cannon House Building on Capitol Hill. This warning follows elevated levels of lead found in the water. More tests will be conducted today.

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