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Guatemala says 192 people missing after eruption

Guatemala says 192 people missing after eruption Fast-moving mixtures of hot gas and volcanic material, like ash, flowed down into local communities. Sergio Cabanas, director of the disaster agency, said Tuesday night at a news conference that 192 people were listed as missing. Guatemalan children who were seriously burned in a deadly volcanic eruption in their home country will be brought to the United States for treatment, officials said. [Full Article...]

Crocodile kills pastor in Ethiopia during mass baptism

Crocodile kills pastor in Ethiopia during mass baptism Even after their continuous attempts, fishermen and locals failed to salvage pastor Docho, police said. The crocodile escaped as the group used fishing nets to prevent it from taking the pastor's lifeless body. Crocodile attacks are common in Africa, the paper reported, with numerous victims being women washing clothes. Crocodiles tend to clamp their jaws down firmly when they bite, making it ... [Full Article...]

Lava from Kilauea volcano completely fills Kapoho Bay: USGS

Lava from Kilauea volcano completely fills Kapoho Bay: USGS A spokesman said: "What used to be the bay is now all lava bed, new land, nearly a mile out into the ocean". Kīlauea Volcano's current eruption centered in Leilani Estates on the Big Island of Hawai'i has destroyed almost 200 homes over the past day and a half. [Full Article...]

Amid ‘obstruction’ from Democrats, McConnell makes a bold move

The House and Senate are working to pass as numerous annual twelve spending bills as possible ahead of the September 30 fiscal-year deadline, and McConnell said those bills will now be a priority in August. Last year, McConnell announced in July that he was cutting the 2017 August recess in half. "After 18 months of trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act and deliberately sabotaging our health ... [Full Article...]

South Korea to refrain from publicising joint war games with US

South Korea to refrain from publicising joint war games with US South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo on Saturday said he was cautiously optimistic. Hours earlier, President Donald Trump met with Kim Yong-chol, a top North Korean official, at the White House. The United States and its allies have repeatedly said they are looking for the "complete, verifiable, irreversible dismantlement" of North Korea's nuclear weapons program. [Full Article...]

Georgia cop fired after striking fleeing suspect with patrol auto

Georgia cop fired after striking fleeing suspect with patrol auto Why'd you hit that man? Patmon was taken to the hospital for treatment and eventually taken to jail. Saulters attempted twice to block Patmon with his patrol auto. Saulters is heard on the video threatening to use a stun gun on the suspect if he continued to resist. His father, police Capt. When the young man doesn't immediately stand up as instructed by Saulters , saying he's hurt fro... [Full Article...]

Ute Park Fire Friday Update

Ute Park Fire Friday Update Two new fires were reported on the Rio Grande National Forest on Thursday. The fires, about 250 miles (400 km) apart in the drought-parched Four Corners region of the southwestern United States, have consumed almost 32,000 acres (12,000 hectares) between them, officials said. [Full Article...]

Scaramucci Defends Sadler Over 'Dying' McCain Comment

Scaramucci Defends Sadler Over 'Dying' McCain Comment Another extraordinary attack against McCain that stunned Washington came around the same time from a fellow veteran, retired US Air Force lieutenant general Thomas McInerney, who said torture works because it made McCain spill sensitive information to his captors during his years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam. [Full Article...]

Hundreds of homes destroyed by Hawaii volcano's latest explosion, officials say

Hundreds of homes destroyed by Hawaii volcano's latest explosion, officials say The river of lava is emanating from a gushing fissure miles away, on the flanks of the Kilauea volcano in the Leilani Estates neighborhood. Civil defense officials said Kapoho Bay had been filled in with lava that extended seven-tenths of a mile from what had been the shoreline. [Full Article...]

Jordan's King Abdullah may ask PM to resign in wake of protests

Jordan's King Abdullah may ask PM to resign in wake of protests Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki, who took office previous year, met with King Abdullah II before resigning, the Royal Hashemite Court announced Monday. Al-Razzaz is a Harvard-educated economist who served with the World Bank in both Washington and the region. His appointment, if confirmed, nevertheless sends a positive message to foreign donors that Jordan will press ahead with reforms, though in... [Full Article...]

Spain: Rajoy admits defeat ahead of no-confidence vote

Spain: Rajoy admits defeat ahead of no-confidence vote Meanwhile, Catalonia has sworn in a new government, automatically ending a seven-month takeover by Spain's central authorities following a failed secession bid by the restive region. This meant Sanchez had to get the backing of smaller, regionalist parties such as the Basque Nationalist Party (PNV) and the regionalist Catalan European Democratic Party (PDeCAT). [Full Article...]

Duterte’s kiss in South Korea triggers anger

Duterte’s kiss in South Korea triggers anger During a recent visit to the South Korean capital, Duterte addressed a large gathering of citizens of his own country, including many overseas workers from the Philippines. Hontiveros said. "It was not a meeting of two consenting individuals on equal terms", she added. "Well, this 4.9 billion worth of investments and thousands of new jobs, and one billion dollars in ODA - that (the kiss) possi... [Full Article...]

Melania Trump not going to Canada, Singapore: spokeswoman

Melania Trump not going to Canada, Singapore: spokeswoman It is a phrase she has never used on social media, but one Mr Trump has used in at least eight of his tweets. President Donald Trump boarded the presidential helicopter on the South Lawn of the White House in the afternoon with his daughters Ivanka and Tiffany, his oldest son Donald Jr., and his son-in-law Jared Kushner. [Full Article...]

California primary election, San Diego County races, when to expect results

California primary election, San Diego County races, when to expect results Those who have not picked a party but are registered to vote will get both ballots. "Republicans will probably vote for him and Democrats won't vote for him anyway", she said. Jon Tester, who is among the most vulnerable Democratic senators in the nation. Some county candidates will be celebrating outright victories tonight as there are only two people running in several races. [Full Article...]

Jimmy Fallon Gives Commencement Speech for Marjory Stoneman Douglas Graduation

Jimmy Fallon Gives Commencement Speech for Marjory Stoneman Douglas Graduation I believed there was a sniper, so in my mind, I'm thinking to myself, 'There's possibly someone up in there shooting out, ' " Scot Peterson told Savannah Guthrie on NBC's Today Show , trying to explain why he took up a position outside a school building. [Full Article...]

I have right to pardon myself, declares Donald Trump

I have right to pardon myself, declares Donald Trump On Monday, Trump upped the ante again by declaring via Twitter that he possessed "the absolute right to pardon myself", but added that he did not intend to use it. US President Donald Trump's former campaign manager has been accused of attempted witness tampering . If a president is found to have obstructed justice should he be impeached? Giuliani, who joined Trump's legal team in Apr... [Full Article...]

Magnitude 5.5 natural disaster strikes Kilauea summit

Magnitude 5.5 natural disaster strikes Kilauea summit He told reporters on Monday that temblors are almost continuous at the summit and that gas emissions remain "very high". The flow of lava especially from fissure eight has cut off Puna Kapoho and several residents had to be airlifted to safety. [Full Article...]

9,900 Earthquakes Unleashed on Hawaii’s Big Island in Last 30 Days

9,900 Earthquakes Unleashed on Hawaii’s Big Island in Last 30 Days The flow has prompted warnings from Hawaii County Civil Defense authorities about laze - steam formed of lava and haze that sends hydrochloric acid and volcanic glass particles into the air. Also over the weekend, the flow apparently evaporated Green Lake, which was the largest freshwater lake in the islands. It's the second time lava has hit the coean since the crisis began. [Full Article...]

Iran to restart uranium capacity building process, says country's nuclear agency

Iran to restart uranium capacity building process, says country's nuclear agency He warned that Iran is seeking to "conquer the Middle East ". Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei had ordered the increase in a speech Monday, in which he vowed that the country would preserve its nuclear program despite the USA withdrawal from the landmark 2015 accord. [Full Article...]

Putin to MEET Kim Jong-un as Russian Federation invites North Korean dictator

Putin to MEET Kim Jong-un as Russian Federation invites North Korean dictator Hard negotiations with North Korea come as top North Korean official Kim Yong Chol returns to Pyongyang after meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House. But he also emphasized the economic aspects of Kim's move. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov proposed the location and time during a meeting recently in Pyongyang with Kim, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, said on Monday in Moscow. [Full Article...]


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