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Russian Journalist Faked His Own Death, Ukraine's Security Chief Says

Russian Journalist Faked His Own Death, Ukraine's Security Chief Says Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine's president, tweeted praising the efforts of security services and saying the operation had to take place for the safety of Babchenko and his family as Russian Federation was unlikely to back down. The Russian Foreign ministry said on Wednesday it was happy Mr Babchenko had turned out to be alive after all, but said Ukraine has used his story as propaganda . [Full Article...]

20-year-old woman's arrest at Jersey beach goes viral

20-year-old woman's arrest at Jersey beach goes viral The video starts with the officers asking 20-year-old Weinman to take a breathalyzer test. "She chose to take on the police". "You're about to get dropped", the officer warns. Emily was then charged with spitting at the officer, kicking him in the groin and resisting arrest, so could she end up going to prison? "I didn't do anything to get written up, did I?" You see her collide with the offic... [Full Article...]

Texas school shooting suspect seeks 'reasonable bail'

Texas school shooting suspect seeks 'reasonable bail' Before her body was sent to Pakistan , a funeral was also held in Texas on May 20, 2018. Her father told the BBC he wanted his daughter's death to be a catalyst for change to America's gun laws. On Thursday evening, as the round table concluded, Abbott said there had been lots of support for greater police presence on school campuses and improved strategies to deal with mental health proble... [Full Article...]

Body found in Maryland river as Alberto's remnants threaten Alabama

Body found in Maryland river as Alberto's remnants threaten Alabama An area of low pressure that has taken hold over the Triangle will keep things gray and sometimes rainy through Thursday, however. For Wednesday, forecasters called for what ABC 11 meteorologist Don Schwenneker called "hit or miss" areas of rain to develop. [Full Article...]

Duterte will go to war over South China Sea: Minister

Duterte will go to war over South China Sea: Minister The Xisha Islands are China's inherent territory, Lu said, noting that in accordance with the Law of the People's Republic of China on the Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zone, the Chinese government promulgated the baseline of the territorial sea off the Xisha Islands in 1996. [Full Article...]

President Trump welcomes former Venezuela prisoner Josh Holt back to the US

President Trump welcomes former Venezuela prisoner Josh Holt back to the US The White House learned from Corker on Friday of Holt's impending release , according to a US official who has closely followed Holt's plight and spoke on condition of anonymity to describe the private talks. Holt had traveled to Venezuela in June 2016 to marry Thamara Caleño , whom he met on an online Mormon dating site. They never received a trial, and maintained their innocence. [Full Article...]

Kilauea volcano lava covers potentially explosive well in Hawaii

Kilauea volcano lava covers potentially explosive well in Hawaii The Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency said residents should avoid the area due to the increase of volcanic gases and vog emissions in areas downwind of the vents. The wells have also been deactivated. There are at least three active fissures , or cracks, with lava flowing out of them. A series of explosions from the Kilauea volcano on the archipelago of Hawaii in the United States on Satur... [Full Article...]

Work to salvage Iran deal minus USA starts

Work to salvage Iran deal minus USA starts But this has proven hard with many European firms alarmed at the spectre of far-reaching U.S. financial penalties. Nations that remain in the Iran nuclear deal met yesterday for the first time since US President Donald Trump left the pact, but diplomats see limited scope to salvage it after Washington vowed to be tougher than ever on Teheran. [Full Article...]

‘Kim Jong Un’ poses for selfies in Singapore

‘Kim Jong Un’ poses for selfies in Singapore Trump also said he sees "brilliant potential" in Pyongyang. Kim Jong Un agrees with me on this. Yonhap said it is "widely expected" that Kim Yong-chol would travel to the US "to reciprocate recent visits" by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. [Full Article...]

Flash floods take their toll again on Ellicott City, Maryland

Flash floods take their toll again on Ellicott City, Maryland He said some of the areas repaired after the 2016 devastation withstood Sunday's flood waters. After the floodwaters receded, emergency officials had no immediate reports of fatalities or injuries. Upwards of six inches of rain have fallen in the area so far, and another cell capable of dumping two to four inches is moving in from the west. "**FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY** remains in effect for Elli... [Full Article...]

Oman to re-open Salalah International Airport

Oman to re-open Salalah International Airport Yemenis, Indians and Sudanese were among those missing on the Arabian Sea isle and officials feared some may be dead. Salah is home to about 2,00,000 people and portion of it lost power after being hit by the storm. The Port of Salalah - a key gateway for the country - also closed, its cranes secured against the pounding rain. The Public Authority for Civil Aviation has announced in a statemen... [Full Article...]

Italy's PM-designate Giuseppe Conte fails to form populist government

Italy's PM-designate Giuseppe Conte fails to form populist government On Friday, the closely watched gap between the Italian and German 10-year bond yields, seen as a measure of political risk for the euro zone, was at its widest in four years at 215 basis points. "Membership of the euro is a fundamental choice for the future of our country and our young people", he said. "Why don't we just say that in this country it's pointless that we vote, as the ratings agenc... [Full Article...]

Israeli forces kill three Palestinian militants in strike on observation post

Israeli forces kill three Palestinian militants in strike on observation post The Gazan health ministry identified those killed as Hussein al-Amour, 25, and Abdul Haleem al-Naqa, 28. The Al-Quds Brigades group, which is linked to the the Islamic Jihad organisation, said it would retaliate for the killings, Haaretz reported. [Full Article...]

Power powers to win in 102nd Indianapolis 500

Power powers to win in 102nd Indianapolis 500 He also won the IndyCar Grand Prix on May 12 at the same track. And once the Team Penske driver took the checkered flag, he and Liz let it all pour out. "It was fun until I got to the top five and then it was stressful", Rossi said. After last season, Penske moved Castroneves from his full-time IndyCar ride to the Penske sports-car Acura team starting this season with the promise of fielding a v... [Full Article...]

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano spews lava

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano spews lava Citing figures from the United States Geological Survey, he noted that about 40 square miles of the island were buried in fresh lava between 1983 and 2003 alone. Lava is entering the ocean off Hawaii from a third flow, marking the third week of a volcanic eruption that has opened up almost two dozen vents, destroyed buildings and sent plumes of ash miles into the sky. [Full Article...]

Two injured in IN middle school shooting, suspect in custody

Two injured in IN middle school shooting, suspect in custody Southern Illinois University Carbondale says Seaman was a defensive lineman on the Salukis football team from 2007 to 2010. An Arizona man says his brother, an IN teacher, has undergone surgery after being shot three times when he intervened IN a school shooting at his middle school. [Full Article...]

Lawmakers are briefed on Trump ‘spy’ claim

Lawmakers are briefed on Trump ‘spy’ claim The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Adam Schiff , D-Calif., attended the briefings and called Flood's presence "completely inappropriate", a sentiment he did not hide from Flood during the briefings. Some Republicans in the House are calling for another special counsel to be named to investigate special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe and for the infor... [Full Article...]

Judge: Trump Blocking Twitter Accounts Violates 1st Amendment

Judge: Trump Blocking Twitter Accounts Violates 1st Amendment A federal judge on Wednesday ruled that it is unconstitutional for President Donald Trump to block people from his Twitter account , and ordered him to unblock those he has prevented from seeing his tweets. The Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, which filed the lawsuit for the seven Twitter users Trump blocked, had argued that such blocking was a way to turn a public for... [Full Article...]

Memorial Day services announced for the area

Memorial Day services announced for the area The parade begins at 10 a.m.at the corner of Lee and Cortland streets. The national anthem will be performed by Tim Rehmer, commander of St. George American Legion Post 1164. Chatham: town of Chatham Memorial Day ceremony, 10 a.m., Community Center, 702 Main St. Participants will include members of Chatham VFW and American Legion, the Chatham Coast Guard Color Guard, the Coast Guard Auxiliary and ... [Full Article...]

Everything you need to know about Battlefield V

Everything you need to know about Battlefield V EA has confirmed some extra details about Battlefield V , including microtransactions and lootboxes, as well as more information about its reveal trailer. Nvidia engineers are working with Battlefield V developers to ensure that the GeForce platform can get the most out of the DICE games engine by delivering Game Ready drivers and other platform specific features for Battlefield V . [Full Article...]


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