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After Beijing's criticism, Mattis says 'steady drumbeat' of FONOPs to continue

After Beijing's criticism, Mattis says 'steady drumbeat' of FONOPs to continue Pentagon officials have long complained that China has not been candid enough about its rapid military build-up and using South China Sea islands to gather intelligence. In 2016, an worldwide arbitral court ruled in favor of the Philippines and invalidated China's sweeping nine-dash claim to the waters. Cayetano further elaborated that among the territorial issues discussed, with China , ... [Full Article...]

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens resigns amid widening investigations

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens resigns amid widening investigations Greitens said the decision to resign was a hard one, but maintained that he's done nothing wrong. "This ordeal has been created to cause an incredible amount of strain on my family", he said. During one sexual encounter between the two, the woman said he "smacked me and grabbed me and shoved me down on the ground". The Greitens administration was thrown into chaos the night of January 10, whe... [Full Article...]

Sergei Lavrov meets Kim Jong-Un, Invites Him To Russia

Sergei Lavrov meets Kim Jong-Un, Invites Him To Russia Kim, the most senior North Korean official to visit the United States in 18 years, was seen exiting the Corinthian building in Manhattan at around 8.30 p.m., following a dinner with Pompeo, America's chief diplomat. Earlier, a USA official said negotiations about the summit's agenda have so far been slow going, and the two fundamental issues, the definition of North Korean denuclearization and w... [Full Article...]

Residents riding out volcano told to flee lava rivers

Residents riding out volcano told to flee lava rivers Since the tweet was made, it has been retweeted close to 100 times , and people other than the USGS are responding. "Assuming you had a long enough stick, that is", Vermont resident Jay Furr wrote in a message to the USGS volcanoes account. [Full Article...]

Wildwood police release body camera footage of controversial beach arrest

Wildwood police release body camera footage of controversial beach arrest Weinman was charged with Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer (two counts), Aggravated Assault by Spitting Bodily Fluids at/on a Police Officer, Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest, Obstruction and Minor in Possession of Alcohol, according to police. [Full Article...]

Trade war back on with China?

Trade war back on with China? A joint statement released by China and the USA on May 19 declared that there was "a consensus" on reducing the goods trade deficit, and that "both sides agreed to continue to engage at high levels on these issues and to seek to resolve their economic and trade concerns in a proactive manner". [Full Article...]

Hamas says groups agree to Gaza ceasefire if Israel reciprocates

Hamas says groups agree to Gaza ceasefire if Israel reciprocates Hamas, the Islamist movement that runs the Gaza Strip , said in a statement "what the resistance carried out this morning comes within the framework of the natural right to defend our people". Palestinian militants continued to fire additional barrages toward southern Israel, setting off air raid sirens in the area throughout the night. The Israeli military said most of the projectiles fired ... [Full Article...]

Israeli hits dozens of Gaza targets after Palestinian mortar barrage

Israeli hits dozens of Gaza targets after Palestinian mortar barrage Israel's military had not commented, but Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz denied talk of a deal. "Israel takes a grave view of the attacks on it and its communities by Hamas and Islamic Jihad from the Gaza Strip", he said. Hamas has been severely weakened by the three wars with Israel, as well as a stifling Israeli-Egyptian blockade that has brought the local economy to a standstill. [Full Article...]

Two Police Officers and Passerby Killed in Shooting in Belgium

Two Police Officers and Passerby Killed in Shooting in Belgium Herman approached two police officers from behind carrying a knife and stabbed them several times in the city of Liege , city prosecutors' spokesman Philippe Dulieu said . The attacker was heard to shout "Allah Akbar" which means God is great. RTBF reported that Herman was let out of prison on temporary release on Monday. [Full Article...]

‘Tried Grammar Check?’ Retired Teacher Corrects Trump Letter

‘Tried Grammar Check?’ Retired Teacher Corrects Trump Letter The New York Times, which first reported the letter , says that Mason is a Democrat and former high school English teacher who retired a year ago and wrote to the President asking him to visit each family of those who died in the school shooting in Parkland , Florida , that took 17 lives. [Full Article...]

Kilauea Volcano Lava Flow Bears Down on Pahoa Property

Kilauea Volcano Lava Flow Bears Down on Pahoa Property The agency shared pictures of the steaming black piles, noting that methane bursts were audible in the surrounding woods. The lava has reportedly destroyed at least 82 structures and displaced thousands of people. Volcanic gases and vog emissions may increase in areas downwind of the Lower East Rift Zone lava vents. Hawaii County Civil Defense urged residents to to limit exposure to ash and v... [Full Article...]

National Guard sergeant's body found in Patapsco River near Ellicott City

National Guard sergeant's body found in Patapsco River near Ellicott City Hermond is a sergeant assigned to Camp Fretterd in Reisterstown, Md. "But while shoring operations continue we can not safely allow you in the flood area". "Are we gonna die ma'am?" another caller asked. Particularly worrying, Kittleman said, is a 25- to 30-foot-wide hole just north of Main Street, where the ground and road appear to have buckled under the weight of the flooding. [Full Article...]

U.S. announces new tariffs on China ahead of talks with Beijing

U.S. announces new tariffs on China ahead of talks with Beijing He threatened tariffs on as much as $150 billion worth of Chinese imports, prompting tit-for-tat threats by Beijing. Then, in a surprise announcement on Tuesday - timed just ahead of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross' arrival in Beijing on Saturday - the White House said that tariffs are back on. [Full Article...]

Court filing may show Russia probe nearing close

Court filing may show Russia probe nearing close Trump has repeatedly referred to Mueller's team as "13 angry Democrats", although Mueller is a Republican. Mueller is also looking into the firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey as part of that probe. Giuliani said Tuesday that Mueller's attempts to interview Trump indicated that his probe of possible coordination between Russian Federation and the campaign are n... [Full Article...]

White House ready for June 12 summit

White House ready for June 12 summit On the second visit, Pompeo expected to come away with a set of details for the Singapore summit meeting relating to the denuclearisation of the North, but failed to do so. It defends its nuclear and missile programs as a deterrent against what it sees as US aggression. Also notable is that the editorial was released immediately only in Korean, rather than English, suggesting it is directed at a d... [Full Article...]

In Jordan, Israel and Iran secretly negotiate future of Syria

In Jordan, Israel and Iran secretly negotiate future of Syria Syrian state media has reported leaflet drops on rebel territory there urging fighters to accept government rule, and a UK-based monitor has reported army movements into the south - two signs of a potential military offensive. Israeli forces have carried out increasingly intense strikes against Iranian targets in Syria in recent weeks and in the process have inflicted serious damage on the Assad r... [Full Article...]

'Spider-Man' climbs four-storey building in Paris to save dangling child

'Spider-Man' climbs four-storey building in Paris to save dangling child When Gassama reached the child and pulled him to safety, the crowds gathered below broke out into rapturous applause. On Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron met with the Gassama to thank him for his fearless efforts. "I love children, I wouldn't have wanted something to happen to him in front of me", he said to BFMTV. Firefighters arrived at the scene to find the child, whose parent... [Full Article...]

Maryland slammed by raging flash floods

A parked auto is flooded in a lot near Main Street and Ellicott Mills Road as a heavy storm caused flash floods in Ellicott City, Md ., Sunday, May 27, 2018. First responders arrived to the scene to rescue people trapped on buildings around the area, according to local media. The devastation was especially hard to comprehend coming barely two years after the last flood that ravaged the city, ... [Full Article...]

Maryland community heartbroken after second flood in 2 years

Maryland community heartbroken after second flood in 2 years Some people had to evacuate to the roofs of buildings until first responders could come to their aid. Brown water rushed through Ellicott City's Main Street, toppling buildings and sweeping up cars. Located in the valley of the Patapsco River, a major waterway flowing to Chesapeake Bay, Ellicott City is known for its flood-prone location as much as its historic downtown. [Full Article...]

Iran and five delegates seek to save nuclear deal

Iran and five delegates seek to save nuclear deal Shamkhani said Trump's withdrawal has brought the nuclear deal to collapse and in order to revive it, the Europeans have to guarantee implementing all the obligations they have toward Iran under the JCPOA. "If not we would go for a ministerial (meeting) and after that if Iran is still not satisfied we would take the decision". "We hope that our government will be able to secure the necessary gua... [Full Article...]


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