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Property losses mount on Hawaii's Big Island as lava flow spreads

Property losses mount on Hawaii's Big Island as lava flow spreads Authorities are planning to airlift people out if the lava spreads farther and endangers the dozen or so holdouts. At least 87 homes have been destroyed by the Kilauea volcano eruption in the four weeks since lava began flowing, Magno said Friday. [Full Article...]

Pompeo calls for kicking Venezuela out of OAS and more sanctions

Pompeo calls for kicking Venezuela out of OAS and more sanctions The explicit call for suspension from the multilateral body was previewed Friday in a McClatchy report where a White House official was quoted calling Maduro's government a "dictatorship". Since the May 20 election, Maduro has begun to free opponents jailed after violent anti-government protests a year ago, casting the releases as a peace gesture and calling for global dialogue. [Full Article...]

At Least 25 People Killed In Guatemala Volcano Eruption

At Least 25 People Killed In Guatemala Volcano Eruption The Fuego Volcano in eruption , seen from Alotenango municipality, Sacatepequez department, about 65 kilometres southwest of Guatemala City, on June 3, 2018. "The eruption .is reaching its end with 14.763 feet of ash and weak-to-moderate explosions and incandescence in its crater", it said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Trump cancels Eagles visit

Trump cancels Eagles visit Numerous players had already been asked by The Morning Call and other media outlets about their plans. At the Spring League Meeting two weeks ago, the NFL enacted a national anthem policy for 2018 that requires players and league personnel on the sideline to stand but gives them the option to remain in the locker room if they don't want to stand. [Full Article...]

Driver held on $500000 bail in Sanford ball field hit-and-run death

Driver held on $500000 bail in Sanford ball field hit-and-run death Witnesses said Parkhurst - a grandfather who told cops he was behind the wheel of a auto that fatally struck little Carolee Ashby in NY in 1968 - tried to shut a gate to stop the crazed driver, but was hit and killed. The suspect went off to serve in Vietnam, then returned to the region. "I'm not going to say it is and I'm not going to say it isn't because I can't honestly. [Full Article...]

Trump Blames FBI for Not Warning Him About Paul Manafort

Trump accuses DOJ, Mueller's office of "leaking" his attorneys' letters MORE attempted to tamper with a potential witness while on pretrial release. Mr Trump tweeted he would never have chosen Mr Manafort as campaign chairman and chief strategist if he had known that then-FBI director "Jim Comey and the boys were doing a number on him". [Full Article...]

25 killed in in Guatemala volcano eruption, 1.7m affected

25 killed in in Guatemala volcano eruption, 1.7m affected A volcanic eruption in Guatemala that spewed out ashy plumes and scorching-hot lava on Sunday (June 3) has killed at least 33 people, according to news reports. Mr Cabanas said four people died when lava set a house on fire and two children perished while standing on a bridge watching the eruption . We'd located the body of the missing person and were going to retrieve it when the activ... [Full Article...]

Iran could unleash new refugee wave, Netanyahu tells Berlin

Iran could unleash new refugee wave, Netanyahu tells Berlin Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks during Friday prayers in Tehran September 14, 2007. Earlier the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that his three-day European tour is set to be dominated by strategic differences on Iran, as leaders attempt to rescue the nuclear deal after the United States withdrawal. [Full Article...]

First Saudi women given driving licences ahead of law change

First Saudi women given driving licences ahead of law change The first 10 women took a brief driving test before receiving a license, as they'd already held licenses to drive in other countries, such as the United Kingdom and Lebanon. They not only risked arrest by pushing for the right to drive for years, but also called for an end to guardianship laws that give male relatives final say over a woman marrying or travelling overseas. [Full Article...]

Trump suggests Mueller is behind Russia probe leaks

Trump suggests Mueller is behind Russia probe leaks Good Morning America adds: The president's lawyer Rudy Giuliani threatened a legal battle with special counsel Robert Mueller if he attempts to subpoena Donald Trump . "Even assuming, arguendo , that the President did order the termination of an investigation (and the President, along with Mr. Comey in his testimony and in his actions, have made it clear that he did not) this could not constit... [Full Article...]

James Mattis: North Korea Must Adopt Denuclearization Measures for Sanction Relief

James Mattis: North Korea Must Adopt Denuclearization Measures for Sanction Relief The ministers were in Singapore for the annual IISS Shangri-La Dialogue, which brings together global defense officials. The apparent divergence of views between the U.S. South Korean President Moon Jae-in has been acting as a go-between in diplomatic efforts for the potential holding of the summit between the US and North Korea - also long-time foes. [Full Article...]

Admitted pedophile runs for congress in Virginia

Admitted pedophile runs for congress in Virginia Larson seems to be proud of the fact that he is a paedophile and claims that "people are exhausted of political correctness " and do not want to continue to be "constrained by it". Writer and comedian Akilah Hughes tweeted: "Why is Nathan Larson not trending/rotting in a jail cell?" Other points of interest include Larson saying he considers Adolf Hitler a hero while maintaining that guns d... [Full Article...]

Woman confesses to killing her husband because he beat their cat

Woman confesses to killing her husband because he beat their cat Police claimed the Saturday (local time) shooting happened during an argument. "A man got shot over a cat?" He also had been beating the family's cat, police said. Dexter Harrison was taken to a hospital where he died. They said the shooting suspect had been seen posting signs around the neighborhood in recent days in an effort to find the pet. [Full Article...]

Police confirm gunman near Rock ‘n’ Roll marathon

Police confirm gunman near Rock ‘n’ Roll marathon The police chief said they will interview officers and review body-worn cameras to piece together what happened. The annual San Diego Rock "n" Roll Marathon was halted for approximately 30 minutes Sunday, with police apprehending a hit-and-run suspect who was thought to be armed at a parking structure near the finish line. [Full Article...]

Idaho teacher who fed puppy to snapping turtle charged

Idaho teacher who fed puppy to snapping turtle charged Crosland has since been charged with a misdemeanour count of animal cruelty. The puppy that was thrown into the tank was apparently "sick", but it was still alive when it met its grim demise. "There are humane ways to deal with dying animals". Unconfirmed details about the incident spread rapidly while school and law enforcement officials in the southeast Idaho community declined to identify t... [Full Article...]

USA imposes tariffs on the European Union, Canada and Mexico

USA imposes tariffs on the European Union, Canada and Mexico Beginning this month, US President Donald Trump has imposed a 25 per cent tariff on import of steel from Canada and another 15 per cent on aluminum using the "national security interest" provisions of the existing American laws. If the WTO hears the complaint, Georgetown law professor Jennifer Hillman says the chances that the organization would side against the USA are extremely strong becaus... [Full Article...]

Duterte slammed for kissing Filipina before huge audience

Duterte slammed for kissing Filipina before huge audience President Rodrigo Duterte sought a kiss from the woman after he called her on stage to give her a copy of a book at a town hall-style meeting with Filipino workers Sunday in Seoul. The Filipino president is well-known for past sexist and controversial remarks including jokes about rape and violence against women . She recalled telling that president that she is married to a Korean national,... [Full Article...]

Former Pres. Bill Clinton bristles at questions on Lewinsky, #MeToo

Former Pres. Bill Clinton bristles at questions on Lewinsky, #MeToo President Bill Clinton said Monday he doesn't owe his former intern Monica Lewinsky a private apology, even in the era of the #MeToo sexual harassment movement. The controversy has resurfaced in recent years amid the presidential bid of President Clinton's wife, Hillary Clinton, and Lewinsky's emergence as an anti-bullying advocate, speaker and writer. [Full Article...]

Six allies condemn Trump tariffs

Six allies condemn Trump tariffs Export powerhouse Germany is highly reluctant to deepen the trade war , and until the last minute hoped to reason with Trump . They must open their markets and take down their trade barriers! Ryan said there are better ways to help American workers and consumers and that he plans to work with Trump on "those better options". [Full Article...]

Christian baker who refused to do same-sex wedding cake wins

Christian baker who refused to do same-sex wedding cake wins Justices Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Sonia Sotomayor were the two dissenters. The ruling concluded that the commission violated Phillips' religious rights under the U.S. Colorado bars discrimination based on race, religion, gender and sexual orientation. Gay rights groups had feared a ruling against the couple could set a precedent for treating gay marriages differently to heterosexual unions, but... [Full Article...]


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