Trump hails release of American jailed in Venezuela for two years

Vice President Mike Pence wrote in a tweet. A lot of people told me that Holt was being held by the Venezuelan government for so long because they were kind of trying to justify this overall view that they have that the US government is trying to o... More..

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Civil defense: Lava claims 10 additional homes in Puna and 'prob
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Civil defense: Lava claims 10 additional homes in Puna and 'prob

Magma has drained from Kilauea's summit lava lake and flowed around 40 kilometres east underground, bursting out of about two dozen giant cracks or fissures near the plant. Since the first outbreak happened mor...More..

Work to salvage Iran deal minus U.S. starts
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Work to salvage Iran deal minus U.S. starts

Washington has not only promised to impose " the strongest sanctions in history " on Tehran, but also threatened to punish companies that trade with it. A day earlier, the U.N. International Atomic Energy Agen...More..

North Korea top officials flying to US
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

North Korea top officials flying to US

Trump tweeted Sunday afternoon. "The Chinese said publicly, 'you're not going to get a trade deal, Mr. Trump , unless you give us sanction relief on ZTE, '" Chang told Vittert. "Last week's flip-flop helped...More..

Ellicott City reels from 2nd major flood in 2 years
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Ellicott City reels from 2nd major flood in 2 years

The Baltimore Sun reported the town had previously been hit by a flash flood in 2016, forcing it to rebuild most of Main Street. Howard County Government requested locals stay off the roadways and out of Ell...More..

Indians among 11 dead due to Oman cyclone
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Indians among 11 dead due to Oman cyclone

An Omani man walks on the road covered by the flood water after Cyclone Merkunu in Salalah, Oman , Saturday, May 26, 2018. Authorities have said that two bodies were recovered from the hard-hit island while 30...More..

Italian president to meet PM over disputed government lineup
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Italian president to meet PM over disputed government lineup

Explaining his opposition, the president said that it was his constitutional... Mattarella has not spoken publicly about Savona, but through his aides he has made it clear he does not want an anti-euro econo...More..

Israeli Builds 'Border' Wall near Gaza -- Underwater
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Israeli Builds 'Border' Wall near Gaza -- Underwater

Home to almost two million Palestinians, the Gaza Strip has been reeling under a crippling Israeli blockade since 2006 when Palestinian resistance group Hamas was voted to power in a parliamentary election. A...More..

Danica Patrick ends racing career spinning out of the Indy 500
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Danica Patrick ends racing career spinning out of the Indy 500

A frustrated Castroneves, who moved to Team Penske's sports auto team full time this season but returned to run the INDYCAR Grand Prix and Indy 500 this month, implored team owner Roger Penske to let him try ...More..

Ireland set to liberalise abortion law- exit poll suggests
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Ireland set to liberalise abortion law- exit poll suggests

The amendment requires authorities to equally protect the right to life of a mother and that of a foetus, from the moment of conception. Since 2013, terminations have only been allowed in Ireland when the...More..

Hawaii's Erupting Volcano Looks Even Crazier From Space at Night
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Hawaii's Erupting Volcano Looks Even Crazier From Space at Night

Blue flames rise from cracks, fueled by methane gas from burning plants and shrubs. Workers were capping the 11th and last well at the plant to prevent toxic gases from wafting out after lava entered, then st...More..

Trump seethes over Russia probe, calls for end to ‘SPYGATE’
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Trump seethes over Russia probe, calls for end to ‘SPYGATE’

President Donald Trump responded to former FBI Director James Comey's tweet saying Trump's attacks on the FBI will do "lasting damage" to the U.S. The former NY mayor said he was handling much of the ...More..

Judge: President Can't Block Critics On Twitter
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Judge: President Can't Block Critics On Twitter

As such the court was asked to contemplate whether or not a public official could, in step with the primary modification, "block" someone from his Twitter account in response to the dogmas that person has expre...More..

Memorial Day events on the Central Coast
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Memorial Day events on the Central Coast

For more information, follow the Community Memorial Day Parade on Facebook or contact Tompkins at 940-7092. Originally, Memorial Day only honored those who lost their lives while fighting in the Civil War, bu...More..

EA Announces Battlefield V Launching Worldwide on October 19
by | Thursday, May 24, 2018

EA Announces Battlefield V Launching Worldwide on October 19

All of these multiplayer modes and features come together in Tides of War, EA and DICE's "new approach to live services". Take on physical, all-out multiplayer with your squad in modes like the vast Grand Opera...More..

Manchester Bombing: Royals and community remember terror attack that killed 22
by | Thursday, May 24, 2018

Manchester Bombing: Royals and community remember terror attack that killed 22

Four days later, Grande announced she would organize a multi-artist benefit concert for the victims and the families affected by the attack . The American singer Grande, who visited the injured in hospital...More..

BJP asked to form government in Karnataka despite lack of majority
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

BJP asked to form government in Karnataka despite lack of majority

The Supreme court is hearing a petition moved by the Congress-JDS combine challenging the Governor's decision to invite the BJP to form government . The court asked the A-G to produce the two letters written...More..

Sensex, Nifty under pressure; ICICI Bank, IOC, RIL, SBI shares drag
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Sensex, Nifty under pressure; ICICI Bank, IOC, RIL, SBI shares drag

BJP legislature party leader B S Yeddyurappa was sworn in as the chief minister of Karnataka for the second time, after an overnight high-voltage legal battle in the Supreme Court. Late morning, the 30-share in...More..

Theresa May reiterates: United Kingdom will leave customs union in 2020
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Theresa May reiterates: United Kingdom will leave customs union in 2020

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood said the Tory leader's comments reflected the "changing constitutional landscape" after the Brexit vote. Quick guide Why is the Irish border a stumbling block for Brexit? The ...More..

Assad meets Putin in Sochi on future peace talks
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Assad meets Putin in Sochi on future peace talks

Assad previously visited Russia and met with Putin in November 2017 and October 2015, and Putin traveled to the Russian air base in Syria last December to announce a scale-back of the Russian military presenc...More..

Yanny or Laurel? President Trump hears 'Covfefe'
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Yanny or Laurel? President Trump hears 'Covfefe'

Turns out, the new auditory illusion, Yanny or Laurel has been breaking the internet. If you hear Yanny, you're picking up on the higher frequency. Like any viral clip, this one also began when Cloe Feldman...More..

North Carolina teachers join 'Red for Ed' walkouts for higher pay
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

North Carolina teachers join 'Red for Ed' walkouts for higher pay

Teachers say that they intend to mobilize and keep a focus on legislators now backtracking on their promises. Local business owner, Mike Marshall, who is a vocal advocate for teachers said, "The guarantee tha...More..

#BREAKING: Shooting at Dixon High School; one in custody
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

#BREAKING: Shooting at Dixon High School; one in custody

Chief Howell says the school resource officer saved lives when he confronted the armed former student. The shooter was taken into custody. Howell says the former student fired several shots near the schoo...More..

Caps' fan flies home in between cancer treatments to watch Game 3
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Caps' fan flies home in between cancer treatments to watch Game 3

The Lightning will look to tie the best-of-seven series on Thursday night in Washington . May. After all, Stamkos struck with one-timers in Games 1 and 2 as well and Tampa Bay is now clicking at a 41.7% cl...More..

Giant rocks spewing from Hawaii volcano summit
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Giant rocks spewing from Hawaii volcano summit

Several fissures shot lava into the air on Wednesday but one flow had not advanced any further toward coastal Highway 137, which remains around a mile (1.6 km) distant, County of Hawaii Civil Defense said in ...More..

Trump pays tribute to fallen LEOs in emotional ceremony
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Trump pays tribute to fallen LEOs in emotional ceremony

Along with the wall, the lodge's yearly raffle ticket sales support the free Monday community dinners served at the Michelson Memorial United Methodist Church; the Crawford County Community Christian Help Cente...More..

How Iraq election frontrunner Muqtada al-Sadr tapped widespread frustration
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

How Iraq election frontrunner Muqtada al-Sadr tapped widespread frustration

Coming a close second in the national vote was the Fateh bloc of Hadi al-Amiri, whose Iran-backed paramilitary force played a prominent role in defeating Islamic State during years of fighting, Saeroon and Fate...More..

Sword-wielding men attack Sumatra police station
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Sword-wielding men attack Sumatra police station

Police spokesman Muhammad Iqbal said the militants fired rampant shots at the police building located on Sudirman street in Pekanbaru, the Riau provincial capital at 9 am Jakarta time (0200 GMT). Police suspe...More..

Iranian media react to populist cleric's victory in Iraq elections
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Iranian media react to populist cleric's victory in Iraq elections

With more than half of votes counted, a nationalist alliance between Shia Muslim cleric Moqtada Sadr and mostly secular groups is in the lead. Sadr for now appears to be ruling out an alliance with two other ...More..

Trump says Melania
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Trump says Melania "doing really well" after procedure

President Donald Trump visited her later Monday and tweeted that the procedure was "successful" and that his wife was in "good spirits". The procedure was "long-planned", according to Vice President ...More..

Media 'grossly misinterpreted' 26/11 remarks: Sharif
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Media 'grossly misinterpreted' 26/11 remarks: Sharif

However, a close reading of his remarks shows that they constituted a full-frontal attack on the Pakistan army. He had questioned why his country had not been able to complete the trial in the case yet. Sharif,...More..

Apple now has 55 self-driving cars in California
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Apple now has 55 self-driving cars in California

In March this year, that number was at 45 . It has been confirmed by the Department of Motor Vehicles in California that ever since Apple received a permit to test self-driving cars on public roads in th...More..

Palestinians thank Canada for not supporting United States embassy move to Jerusalem
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Palestinians thank Canada for not supporting United States embassy move to Jerusalem

German Chancellor Angela Merkel showed understanding for Israel's security interests in a call with Mr Netanyahu , but stressed that the violence should not be a means to achieving political goals, her spo...More..

New York School Districts Brace for Budget Votes
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

New York School Districts Brace for Budget Votes

There are also two candidates for the board of education, James Maio and Martin Kelly. The proposed spending plan also contains a $10 per capita tax, a one percent earned income tax, which is shared with mu...More..

Kudlow: US 'Looking for a Deal' With China on Trade
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Kudlow: US 'Looking for a Deal' With China on Trade

In 2012, ZTE was caught illegally shipping hardware and software from the U.S. to Iran and North Korea - a violation of sanctions and an offence that was settled a year ago. The US wants China to provide a time...More..

Two British hostages in Congo released
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Two British hostages in Congo released

Park director Emmanuel de Merode said: "Ranger Baraka's life was tragically cut short in service to Virunga National Park". Their vehicle was attacked on Friday in the Virunga national park, a famed haven for...More..

Iran's Chabahar port work on but fear of US sanctions loom
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Iran's Chabahar port work on but fear of US sanctions loom

GREENE: Simon Gass, the British negotiator on the Iran nuclear deal joining us this morning. If the Iranian regime rushes back into enrichment activities, the resulting worldwide crisis could lead to military...More..

North to publicly dismantle nuclear test site between May 23-25
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

North to publicly dismantle nuclear test site between May 23-25

Pyongyang said Saturday that it will detonate explosives in all tunnels of the test ground, completely block entrances, remove all observation facilities, research institutes and structures of guard units at ...More..

Trump thanks Singapore for hosting Kim summit in call
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Trump thanks Singapore for hosting Kim summit in call

For Pompeo, his visit to retrieve the trio was his second surprise trip to North Korea in recent weeks, having traveled there to visit the country's leader in early April while he was Central Intelligence Age...More..

LGBTQ Groups Call New Oklahoma Adoption Law Discriminatory
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

LGBTQ Groups Call New Oklahoma Adoption Law Discriminatory

The bill passed the Oklahoma House of Representatives in a 59-28 vote in late April. "Republican voters believe in the Second Amendment and they believe they should be able to exercise that right with as litt...More..

Trump CIA nominee Gina Haspel picks up support from second Democrat
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Trump CIA nominee Gina Haspel picks up support from second Democrat

Opponents of Haspel's confirmation also cited an order given in her name directing Central Intelligence Agency agents to destroy tapes of interrogation sessions at so-called "black sites", secretive prisons for...More..

One dead, dozens hurt by Israeli fire in Gaza
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

One dead, dozens hurt by Israeli fire in Gaza

Earlier this week, Hamas's leader in Gaza Yahya Sinwar said he hoped that hundreds of thousands of Palestinians would breach the border fence from Gaza into Israel during next week's protests. The latest bloody...More..

Hawaii volcano could blow its top soon, hurl rocks and ash
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

Hawaii volcano could blow its top soon, hurl rocks and ash

Those types of big blowouts usually take place in stratovolcanoes , steep-sided, cone-shaped volcanoes where pressure builds up in a central vent until the mountain pops in a dramatic explosion. "Life and safe...More..

North Carolina town probing officer seen choking black man in prom attire
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

North Carolina town probing officer seen choking black man in prom attire

The restaurant released a statement about both incidents Friday. The district attorney, who serves Duplin, Sampson, Jones and Onslow counties, said he was made aware Wednesday afternoon, May 9, of the May 4...More..

Indian PM Modi returns home
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

Indian PM Modi returns home

Prime Minister also visited world famous Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu and worship Lord Shiva. "Exchanged views on strengthening views on bilateral relations", he said. Mr Modi also met leaders of various...More..

Scientist, 104, who 'regrets' his long life dies as Swiss euthanasia clinic
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Scientist, 104, who 'regrets' his long life dies as Swiss euthanasia clinic

The respected botanist and ecologist went onto keep academic places throughout the Earth, like in britain, the United States and Australia. Before deciding to end his life in an assisted dying clinic in Swi...More..

Trump Reveals Where He Will Meet North Korea's Kim Jong Un
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Trump Reveals Where He Will Meet North Korea's Kim Jong Un

Trump's announcement came hours after the arrival on US soil of three Americans previously held prisoner by North Korea. Two of three Americans who arrived in the United States early Thursday morning after ...More..

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: 'Huddersfield Town have been incredible'
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: 'Huddersfield Town have been incredible'

With an bad away record in 2018 haunting Arsenal , there may never be a better time to end the run on the last of the season as Huddersfield are safe and have nothing more to play for. I must say the squad d...More..

Donald Trump lauds capture of five Islamic State commanders by Iraq
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Donald Trump lauds capture of five Islamic State commanders by Iraq

Hashimi described Eithawi as a direct aide to Baghdadi, noting that he was responsible for money transfers to Daesh bank accounts in various countries. Syrian Mohamed al-Qadeer, and two Iraqis, Omar al-Karbouli...More..

Do you agree with Eric Schneiderman's resignation?
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Do you agree with Eric Schneiderman's resignation?

In an exposé published by The New Yorker , four women accused Schneiderman of abusing them. "I have not assaulted anyone", Schneiderman said in a statement to the publication. "It was at first as if he w...More..