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Horrific Flash Floods Devastate Ellicott City in US Maryland (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

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An Army National Guard member is believed to be missing after heavy rainfall Sunday sent flash floodwaters surging through historical Ellicott City, Maryland . Mr Kittleman said there have been no reports of injuries but added the situation was still developing and more rain is expected. The latest catastrophic incident came almost two years after a significant flooding was caused due to almost six inches of rain in under two hours time. Read More »

U.S., North Korean teams work to salvage Trump-Kim summit

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After some back-and-forth, June 12 in Singapore was fixed on, but as May ticked over both sides began casting doubt on the meeting. But without a clear plan of objectives, the talks could leave the U.S.in a worse position than if it holds off on the talks. Read More »

Chelsea Owner Abramovich Takes Israeli Citizenship, Will Move to Tel Aviv

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But it seems that the 51-year-old has found a way around his little problem by moving to Israel , according to reports in the country, with The Times of Israel stating that Israel's interior ministry confirmed the development on Monday. Worth an estimated £9.3 billion, according to the Sunday Times , Abramovich would become the richest person in Israel and would be exempt from the country's taxes on income earned overseas for 10 years, as well as not being required to declare the source of ... Read More »

Former teacher send Trump error-filled letter back to the White House

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Thus, she did the only sensible thing that a teacher would do when faced with such writing. After she made her corrections on Trump's letter, she sent it back to the White House - without a letter grade. Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican of SC, sent "beautiful" letters that struck a tone that "makes me more important than him", she said. Despite this, however, the correspondence does have Trump's signature. Read More »

Hawaiian volcanic lava covers over 2000 acres of land

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Another lava flow near the rural housing development slowed and was 137 meters (150 yards) from Pohoiki Road, where there are dozens more homes, the observatory said. In 24 hours at the weekend, there were up to 270 earthquakes at Kilauea's summit, with four explosions sending ash to altitudes as high as 12,000-15,000 feet. Read More »

IN middle school teacher who stopped shooting says he had to act

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After the photographer asked her again, Rousey said she would make it happen for Seaman if he wanted that. "Ella, our student who was injured, is making progress". "You are the reason I teach". Instructional Assistant Paige Rose reacts outside Noblesville West Middle School after a shooting at the school on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind . Read More »

Mueller's probe into Trump is a 'rigged investigation,' Giuliani says

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While Trump did not mention the names of any of the "young and beautiful" people whose lives have supposedly been left "in tatters" by Special Counsel Robert Mueller , media audits speculated that he might have been referring to Hope Hicks , his 29-year-old aide and "communications director" who was forced out of the administration after admitting to congressional investigators that she had told "white lies" to protect Trump. Read More »

State of emergency declared as Baltimore devastated by floods

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Many businesses had just finished rebuilding, Kittleman said. Hogan promised "every bit of assistance we possibly can". "My heart is broken, thinking about what the people are going through here - and the people's lives who were devastated two years ago, and they rebuilt and now they're faced with the same daunting task again", Kittleman said at the press conference Sunday night. Read More »

Kilauea volcano: Soar over active summit in awe-inspiring drone footage

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Some 2,200 acres (890 hectares) of land have been torched by lava since May 3, in what is likely to be the most destructive eruption of Kilauea in more than a century, according to the County of Hawaii. "At this time, the lava is, at various points, 200 yards from active wells", Mace said. Residents were reassured that no release of hydrogen sulfide had been detected on the site of the plant. Read More »

One person missing after flash flooding hits Ellicott City, Maryland

Its location and the heavy rain that dumped 7 to 8 inches on Sunday created a ideal storm that led to Sunday's flooding. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency and is on his way to Ellicott City, according to WRC . The water neared the second floor of buildings and swept away cars. Meanwhile, some roads were also flooded in neighboring Baltimore County. Flash flooding and water rescues are being reported in Maryland as heavy rain soaks much of the state. Read More »

China slams US Pentagon for withdrawing invite to military drills

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Wang noted the USA has plenty of military assets in the Pacific, such as in Guam and Hawaii, and claimed China's deployment was on a "much smaller scale" than what's displayed by the United States military. RIMPAC is a unequaled opportunity for countries across the Asia Pacific to work together and train on issues of common maritime interest, Schuster said. Read More »

U.S. warships 'seriously infringed' on China - Beijing military chiefs

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Though similar operations are routine, and this one had been planned months ago, it came at a crucial time: days earlier, the Pentagon uninvited China from a US-hosted naval drill. "All operations are conducted in accordance with worldwide law and demonstrate that the United States will fly, sail, and operate wherever global law allows", Logan said in a statement as quoted by Fox News. Read More »

Lava Flow Enters Hawaii Geothermal Plant Property

Though lava destruction from the volcano is confined to a roughly 10-square-mile (26-sq-km) area, the eruption is hurting the island's tourist-driven economy as potential visitors fear ashfall or volcanic smog belching from Kilauea's summit. Read More »

China, Burkina Faso establish diplomatic ties after Taiwan ditched

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The scrambling comes a day after Burkina Faso became the second of Taiwan's dwindling number of formal allies to jump ship to Beijing in a month. Taiwan lost another ally on Thursday. Calling China "the world's most important economy", Mr. Barry said he expected Burkina Faso to benefit from the relationship. The minister also announced the immediate closure of Taiwan's embassy in Ouagadougou and the repatriation of Burkina Faso's diplomats from Taiwan. Read More »

The 'scandals' and progress of the Russian Federation probe

Presidential attorney Rudy Giuliani made his rounds on the Sunday morning political interview shows, railing against special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russian Federation probe MORE's probe into Russia's election meddling. Read More »

Woman held captive slips note to veterinary employee

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Reichle told authorities her ordeal began Wednesday when Floyd allegedly threatened her at gunpoint and physically prevented her from leaving. She passed a note to staff members at the hospital, which read, "Call the cops". My boyfriend is threatening me. The woman said she'd tried to escape him days earlier by jumping out of a bedroom window and running down the street, however he caught her and dragged her back to the house. Read More »

Lawyer: Trump needs informant info before Mueller interview

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Donald Trump's lawyer again questioned the legitimacy of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, even as a possible interview between Mueller and the president looms. But, after complaints by both parties, they added a second session for top Democrats and Republicans . Democrats condemned the Republicans-only meeting and the appearance of Flood at both briefings. Read More »

Flash flooding hits Maryland community

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Says Hogan: "They say this is a once every 1,000-year flood and we've had two of them in two years". Additionally, the Howard County food bank says it will accept donations for Ellicott City Flood Relief on Monday from 10 a.m. Footage of Sunday's flash flooding showed the seething floodwaters engulfing cars and pickup trucks. Meanwhile, some roads were also flooded in neighboring Baltimore County. Read More »

Italy and the next crisis in Europe, Opinion News & Top Stories

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The announcement on Sunday came after a meeting between Conte and Italian President Sergio Mattarella to discuss a proposed list of cabinet members, in what would have been Italy's first populist government. I thank the president of the republic for having given me the mandate on May 23. "Today, we need people to say "no" to those who want to break us apart, who make excuses rather than assuming their responsibilities, who are playing on the anxieties of others", Renzi, a former prime ... Read More »

Authorities: Flash flood surges through Maryland community

An emergency warning was issued by the National Weather Service at 4:40 p.m. If you would like to help Ellicott City residents, the Howard County Food Bank will accept donations Monday-Memorial Day-from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. Meteorologist Jonathan Belles said more than six inches of rain fell in under two hours between Ellicott City and Baltimore. It's the same street devastated by flash flooding in July 2016. Read More »

Trump says US team in North Korea planning summit with Kim

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He crossed the line that separates the two Koreas to meet with Choe Son Hui, the North Korean vice foreign minister, who said last week that Pyongyang was "reconsidering" the talks. But Trump accompanied the cancellation with a letter to Kim that mixed tough language with an nearly beseeching plea to get things back on track. Read More »

Trump denies ‘disagreement’ within admin about ‘how to deal with North Korea’

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Trump told reporters that they are still considering Singapore as the venue for their talks. "I don't have a better answer for you than that right now". His sights set on a meeting that has raised hopes for a halt in North Korea's nuclear weapons development, Trump welcomed the North's conciliatory response to his Thursday letter withdrawing from the Singapore summit with Kim Jong Un. Read More »

Comey on Trump Spy Claims: 'I Know It Not To Be True'

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Meanwhile, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., defended the House Intelligence Committee's requests for records from the DOJ about the Russian Federation investigation, following several weeks of a contentious back-and-forth between House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes , R-Calif., and DOJ officials. Read More »

Rachel Dolezal charged with welfare fraud | Columbia Basin

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She has been charged with 1st Degree Theft by Welfare Fraud, Perjury in the 2nd Degree, and False Verification for Public Assistance. Yep. She was getting welfare. Investigators met her April 26 for an interview, but she declined to waive her rights and concluded the interview, according to the documents. Dolezal's story of posing as an African American captured headlines in 2015. Read More »

Putin denies Russian Federation responsible for MH17 downing

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Putin's comments to the heads of worldwide news agencies on the margins of the St Petersburg global Economic Forum, follow a statement by Johnson backing global demands for Russian Federation to be held accountable for the fate of MH17, the Malaysian Airlines flight downed over war-torn eastern Ukraine almost four years ago killing all 298 people on board. Read More »

Putin Blasts Trump for Canceling Summit: Kim ‘Did Everything He Promised'

However, separately on Saturday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders revealed that a team of USA officials was being dispatched to Singapore for summit preparations. Moon won the election a year ago partly by vowing to be open to dialogue with the North and finding a solution to a Cold War-era sore that continues to blight the region. Read More »

Israeli tank fire kills three Gazans as injured soldier dies

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An Israeli tank fired fired at the Islamic Jihad position in response to an explosive device which had been planted along the Gaza border fence. Still, at least 116 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire in the Gaza Strip since mass protests broke out on 30 March, according to newly released figures from the health ministry in the Hamas-run strip. Read More »