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- U.S. drone faulted for killing 14 ‘innocent civilians’ at Yemen wedding
- GOP hopes taking shutdown off the table with budget deal will pay dividends
- Chinese Death Star: The moon cited as the perfect launch pad for ballistic missiles
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No public events are scheduled.
8:30 a.m. —Bureau of the Censusreleases the advance monthly sales for retail and food services for June 2007. Location: 1401 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.
8:30 a.m. —U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commissionholds a meeting on “China’s Proliferation and the Impact of Trade Policy on Defense Industries in the United States and China.” Location: 385 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/624-1409.
1 p.m. — Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting by teleconference of the Board of Scientific Counselors, drinking water midcycle subcommittee to discuss the draft report concerning the ORD drinking water research program’s progress in response to recommendations from its 2005 BOSC review and other activities. Location: None given. Contact: 919/541-3508.
In session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.
Meets at 4 p.m. in a pro forma session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.
Convention — all day —The College Republican National Committee holds its 57th biennial convention. Events begin at 8 a.m.
Highlights — 4:30 p.m. — Former Rep. Tom DeLay, Texas Republican, delivers remarks.
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- Inside China: Ukraine gets nuclear umbrella
- Echoes of Cold War in Ukraine as Russia tries to rein in former Soviet satellites
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