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World News Trump Rips Into McCain and Pelosi at Nashville Rally
Author: 0 Trump Rips Into McCain and Pelosi at Nashville Rally

He appeared alongside Rep. Marsha Blackburn , who is running to replace retiring GOP Sen. Trump said Bredesen, who preceded current Gov. Bill Haslam (R-Tenn.), was recruited by Schumer (D-N.Y.) - the Senate minority leader - and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).

Author: 0 Arkady Babchenko shows up alive one day after his reported murder

Twitter users have expressed their utter disbelief after "murdered" Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko emerged alive and well at a press conference in Kiev , Ukraine , Wednesday. A prominent Russian journalist and critic of President Vladimir Putin has been gunned down in Ukraine where he had fled into exile following threats, police say.

World News Texas school shooting: Hundreds attended Pakistani student's funeral
Author: 0 Texas school shooting: Hundreds attended Pakistani student's funeral

The parents of confessed Texas school shooter Dimitrios Pagourtzis are being blamed for his deadly massacre - with at least one victim's family filing a lawsuit this week, claiming the teen's father didn't secure his weapons properly. By the end of a four-hour discussion, the second half of which was open to the media, many in the room agreed that they wanted more counselors, armed teachers and police officers in their schools.

World News Gunman kills two police officers in Belgium 'after taking woman hostage'
Author: 0 Gunman kills two police officers in Belgium 'after taking woman hostage'

Jambon confirmed that the victim was a former inmate who did prison time with the assailant, identified as a Belgian national called Benjamin Herman. He then took two women hostage inside the school before confronting police massed outside. In a message on Twitter shortly after the outrage, Mrs May said: "My thoughts are with the victims of today's cowardly attack in Belgium and their grieving families".

World News Hamas says ceasefire agreed to with Israel after significant exchange
Author: 0 Hamas says ceasefire agreed to with Israel after significant exchange

Hamas and Islamic Jihad groups said they were not interested in escalating the situation but that "you must be stupid to think that we won't retaliate", according to Palestinian media. They peaked on May 14, when at least 61 Palestinians were killed as tens of thousands of Gazans protested and clashes erupted on the same day of the USA transfer of its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

World News Satellite imagery shows extent of Kilauea volcano's sprawling lava flows
Author: 0 Satellite imagery shows extent of Kilauea volcano's sprawling lava flows

Officials have said the power plant is safe but lava has never engulfed a geothermal plant anywhere in the world, leaving a measure of uncertainty. Lava also has covered two wells at a geothermal plant. The USGS replied back , "Erm...we're going to have to say no, that's not safe". There was concern the lava would release hydrogen sulfide or other toxic gases.

Author: 0 Study estimates higher death toll in Puerto Rico post-Maria

Among the deaths the researchers tallied through their survey, almost 1 in 10 were a direct result of the storm, and one-third could be traced to "delayed or prevented access to medical care" as a result of the storm. The storm knocked out key infrastructure across Puerto Rico. It said this was because no one could answer the survey questions for those people who had been living on their own and died during the storm.

World News Kremlin says Mueller's Russian Federation investigation is pointless
Author: 0 Kremlin says Mueller's Russian Federation investigation is pointless

He said that Obama and the 13 "angry Democrats" who worked with him were aware of Russia's interference in the 2016 election, but they chose to do nothing about it. "In the new media landscape, InfoWars and Fox News are where the President's getting his support, and these theories are promulgated there", Mr. Nunberg told the New York Times , though he declined to classify Spygate as a conspiracy theory.

World News Netanyahu: There is no place for Iran in Syria
Author: 0 Netanyahu: There is no place for Iran in Syria

Jordan also weighed in saying it has discussed developments in southern Syria with Washington and Moscow and that all three parties agreed on the need to preserve a "de-escalation" zone that was brokered previous year. "The Syrian Army has always acted in the interests of the Syrian people and doesn't need permission from America or Trump to eliminate terrorists in any part of the country".

Author: 0 Trump renews plan to impose tariffs on $50B of Chinese goods

The White House wrote in its statement on Tuesday that the United States "will continue efforts to protect domestic technology and intellectual property, stop noneconomic transfers of industrially significant technology and intellectual property to China, and enhance access to the Chinese market".

World News Trump to Meet Abe to Prepare for Planned North Korea Summit
Author: 0 Trump to Meet Abe to Prepare for Planned North Korea Summit

South Korean media earlier reported that his name was on the passenger list for a fight Wednesday from Beijing to NY. Kim was seen in the Beijing airport on Tuesday by Associated Press Television. It includes senior officials with the National Security Council and the Pentagon. The North Korean side is led by Kim Chang Son, who effectively serves as chief of staff to Kim Jong Un .

World News Macron promises French citizenship to ‘Spider-Man' who saved child's life
Author: 0 Macron promises French citizenship to ‘Spider-Man' who saved child's life

The four-year-old was holding on to the balcony of a fourth-storey apartment, Le Parisien reports, until Mamoudou Gassama took matters into his own hands. Macron is behind a bill toughening French immigration law, and he stressed there is no contradiction between rewarding Gassama for his act of bravery and holding firm on immigration, which the president wants to stop at its source.

World News Two journalists killed reporting on rainstorm in US
Author: 0 Two journalists killed reporting on rainstorm in US

Tryon Fire Chief Geoffrey Tennant said he had just given an interview to Mr McCormick when, minutes later, he received a call about the incident. "I think it was a matter of the tree root system had failed and the tree came down" Tennant told local reporters.

World News China slams USA warships in South China Sea as 'a provocation'
Author: 0 China slams USA warships in South China Sea as 'a provocation'

The US Navy's Higgins and Antietam warships, a destroyer and cruiser respectively, entered China's territorial waters without permission and were met by the Chinese Navy, which "conducted verification and identification of US ships according to law and warned them to leave", the ministry said .

World News N.Korea Summit Back on Track as Officials Meet
Author: 0 N.Korea Summit Back on Track as Officials Meet

The President has publicly discarded those worries and sent signals he is intent on carrying out the talks he himself canceled only four days ago. Mr. He would be the most high profile North Korean official to visit the U.S. since 2000. Direct dialogue between the two leaders is crucial to resolving the nuclear issue, it added.

World News Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich 'granted Israeli citizenship'
Author: 0 Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich 'granted Israeli citizenship'

Israel's interior ministry confirmed the offer of citizenship on a local television station on Monday. Gal Gadot at the Oscars on March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The delay in issuing him a new one comes amid increased diplomatic tensions between London and Moscow after the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in southern England.

World News Hawaii street swallowed by 'lava tide' as many more homes burn
Author: 0 Hawaii street swallowed by 'lava tide' as many more homes burn

There are now more than 20 fissures associated with Kilauea, and they've fountained lava that has poured across the Hawaiian landscape and destroyed 41 homes and dozens of other structures. "As long as conditions are safe, we will have personnel on site", Kaleikini said. In addition to vigorous eruptions, authorities are concerned about worsening ground cracking, air quality issues, ashfall in communities downwind of Kilauea's summit, and lava threatening key thoroughfares, something that ...

World News Flash flooding hits Maryland community
Author: 0 Flash flooding hits Maryland community

But the Maryland city around 13 miles west of Baltimore was hit Sunday by flooding that was even worse than 2016. Authorities said they had no immediate reports of fatalities or injuries Sunday. We're doing the best we can to help anybody that needs help", County Executive Allan Kittleman said. Muccilli said Sunday's rain created "a true flash flood ".

World News Beaten Woman Rescued After Slipping Note To Veterinary Staff For Help
Author: 0 Beaten Woman Rescued After Slipping Note To Veterinary Staff For Help

He was being held without bond on domestic violence and other charges. The alleged incident began Wednesday when the 28-year-old woman said Floyd repeatedly beat her and threatened her at gunpoint. Staff at the animal hospital called police who arrested Floyd. Floyd is a convicted felon, according to the sheriff's office. The victim was treated at Florida Hospital DeLand for various injuries, including head trauma, bruises and a black eye.

Author: 0 Severe weather, flash flooding affecting Ellicott City

In a news conference, Kittleman said that it takes a while to plan projects to mitigate flooding. "They say this is a once every 1,000-year flood and we've had two of them in two years ", Hogan said. Others said they gathered in the second story of a building to anxiously watch the seething waters. But first responders and rescue officials were still going through the muddied, damaged downtown, conducting safety checks and ensuring people evacuated.

World News How Indian dentist`s death made Ireland end abortion ban after `quiet revolution`
Author: 0 How Indian dentist`s death made Ireland end abortion ban after `quiet revolution`

The results of the vote led to an outpouring of emotion from the crowd of protestors, with many chanting the "Savita, Savita", in reference to dentist Savita Halappanavar , 31, whose tragic death in 2012 sparked global outrage. An exit poll for The Irish Times newspaper suggested 70 percent of women and 65 percent of men voted to overturn the ban. The Save the Eighth group said: "What Irish voters did yesterday is a tragedy of historic proportions".

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Author: 0 "Spygate" Has Comey and Clapper in the Cross-hairs

Giuliani said Mueller's office, which has been negotiating the parameters of a potential sit-down, would probably limit questions to those involving whether the campaign colluded with Russian agents and whether Trump tried to obstruct the investigation into those efforts.

World News Burkina Faso minister visits China after breaking with Taiwan
Author: 0 Burkina Faso minister visits China after breaking with Taiwan

Hsu's remarks came after local media reports quoted Taipei Forum Chairman Su Chi (蘇起) as saying that China is mulling the issuance of Chinese ID cards to Taiwanese who are based in China and encounter difficulties returning to Taiwan. This month, Taipei blamed Beijing for blocking Taiwan's participation in an annual United Nations health meeting for the second year running-an exclusion China said it welcomed.

World News Watch Insane Flooding in Baltimore Suburb Streets
Author: 0 Watch Insane Flooding in Baltimore Suburb Streets

Authorities said Ellicott City , on the west bank of Maryland's Patapsco River, is prone to periodic flooding. Videos taken on Ellicott City's Main Street show roiling brown rapids, carrying cars and debris before them. Floodwaters surged around cars and pickup trucks. 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.

World News Harvey Weinstein arraigned on rape, criminal sex act charges
Author: 0 Harvey Weinstein arraigned on rape, criminal sex act charges

He has been charged with first-degree rape and third-degree rape in one case and first-degree criminal sex act in another; he has since posted $1 million bail and agreed to wear a monitoring device . Asia Argento , who said Weinstein sexually assaulted her, said on Friday: "We, the women, finally have real hope for justice". "It's just the beginning of that process and if we can see this through to the end, I hope we emerge victorious".

World News Italy's Prime Minister-Designate Fails to Form New Government
Author: 0 Italy's Prime Minister-Designate Fails to Form New Government

Since neither party had the necessary parliamentary seats to form a government, the leaders of the two groups - Five-Star's Luigi Di Maio and League's Matteo Salvini - worked together to form a coalition government, working through their differences and hammering out a 58-page unified political program last week.