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Rescuers find body of man missing in Ellicott City flood

Lopez told ABC News that he and Hermond made a decision to wait out the storm and began to help employees sandbag the restaurant's back door as floodwaters rose. Another massive cleanup, serious economic losses and a daunting comeback couldn't come a...

Trump to Impose Tariffs on $50B of China's Tech Goods

In what appears to be an effort to ratchet up pressure on China to make greater concessions in ongoing trade negotiations, the Trump administration announced today it was moving forward with tariffs and other trade restrictions associated with USA ...

News anchor, cameraman killed when tree topples onto van

Monday on U.S. Highway 176 near Tryon. The tree that fell on the SUV was about 3 feet in diameter, said Tennant, who had spoken to the two journalists about 10 minutes earlier at a news conference. "We are a family and we thank you, our extended fa...

Man missing in Maryland flood was helping woman rescue cat

Over Maryland , a weak weather system crossing this band of moisture, intensified dramatically and a line of thunderstorms formed, crossing directly over Ellicott City. Monday, as storms and rain move through central Maryland to areas east and north...

American 'hostage' Josh Holt has been released from Venezuela, Trump says

Sen. Orrin Hatch , R-Utah, said it was a two-year effort to secure their release . Joshua Holt told onlookers at the White House that he was gratified that the Trump administration, as well as Sens. But the couple was arrested at her family's apa...

Trump sees 'brilliant potential' for N Korea as summit prep continues

Nauert provided no further details. US and North Korean delegations will resume talks Tuesday, according to the report . Mr. Clapper, who's publicly butted heads with Mr. 'Based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most...

Mamoudou Gassama: Mali 'Spiderman' to be made French citizen

The video has sparked a huge reaction online, with many signing a petition for the Malian immigrant to be granted French citizenship. The video shows him pulling himself up from balcony to balcony as a man on the fourth floor tries to hold on t...

Russian billionaire Abramovich granted Israeli citizenship

He was caught up in a crackdown after Theresa May targeted Russian oligarchs in a tit-for-tat war with Moscow. Israel grants citizenship to any Jew who wishes to move there, and passports can be issued immediately. Relations between Moscow and Lo...

State of emergency declared as Baltimore devastated by floods

In the July 2016 storm, Ellicott City received 6.6 inches (17 centimeters) of rain over a two- to three-hour period. Yesterday, the community received almost 20.5cm of rain over six hours, but most of it fell during an intense, three-hour period, M...

English-teacher corrects grammatical errors in Trump's letter, sends it back

Yvonne Mason , who retired previous year, received the letter after writing to the US President asking him to visit the families of those who were killed in Florida's massacre last February. She conceded that she knew a White House staffer - not ...

Kilauea volcanic lava may cross geothermal property

County officials said there was no release of any unsafe hydrogen sulfide gas, as some feared might happen if lava breached the well shafts that tap steam and hot water several thousand feet down to make electricity through turbines. The Israeli-owne...

Subtropical Storm Alberto Makes Landfall In Florida; Flash Floods Reported

The heavy rain along with the saturated grounds could lead to some flash flooding. Subtropical Storm Alberto was slowly making its way toward the Florida Panhandle Monday morning, coming within 50 miles of Panama City with winds of 60 mph and exp...

Teacher who stopped shooting: ‘I had to save students’

He was shot but not seriously injured. The 29-year-old football coach and former college defensive lineman reacted nearly immediately, running at the teen and tackling him to the ground as he told students to dial 911. (AP) - An online fundraiser has...

Flash flooding hits Maryland community

No injuries have been reported in the flood, and by 5:20 p.m. the local fire and rescue department said the waters were receding, according to The Baltimore Sun . On social media, videos were posted by people in Ellicott City showing the dram...

China raises ‘combat readiness’ as U.S. warships enter disputed waters

U.S. military vessels carried out maneuvering operations near Tree, Lincoln, Triton and Woody islands in the Paracels, one of the officials said. The chief spokesman for China's Ministry of National Defense, Senior Col. A spokesman for the U.S. Nav...

Israeli strike on Gaza militant post kills 2

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror group vowed Sunday to avenge the deaths of two of its members who were killed earlier in the day when Israel struck a post manned by the group in the Gaza Strip. The targeting of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad po...

Rockets honor Santa Fe school shooting victims before Game 5 vs. Warriors

Instead, a coffin with her body in it was flown back to Pakistan after Sabika, along with nine others, were killed in last week's school shooting in Texas which again raised questions about United States gun laws. "We wrote letters to you, my entir...

United States delegation travels to North Korea for potential summit preparation

Trump responded to reporters' questions about the summit saying that it was "moving along very nicely". A team of United States officials focused on the logistics of a summit left this weekend for Singapore. Despite repeated references to "denuclea...

Nine Russians fighters killed in Syria's Deir Ezzor: monitor

Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman told AFP "several groups" of militants had attacked Syrian government forces near the town of Mayadin, located about 44 kilometers southeast of the provincial capital city of Dayr al-Zawr, and that some Russian nati...

South Korean president met North Korea's Kim Jong Un Saturday: Seoul

The Kim-Moon summit looks like an adroit move by the two Koreas, putting Trump - who on Thursday had stated in an official letter that he was calling off the June 12 Singapore summit he had planned to hold with North Korea - on the back foot.

Israel's security cabinet will meet in underground bunker

He also showed images of Israeli F-35's flying over Beirut and Lebanon, but they have nearly certainly also been used for non-attack missions in Iran . The Israeli military is the first outside of the United States to purchase the Lockheed Martin-ma...

Republicans Invite Trump Lawyer to Super Secret Meeting

Trump is usually forced to retreat with excuses such as "I was only asking questions". Trump has presented no evidence for this claim. It is unclear whether the Republicans who attended were satisfied with the briefings' outcome. One example is t...

Utah man jailed in a Venezuela for two years to be released

A source familiar with the issue who asked to remain anonymous said there was no quid pro quo or agreement to ease USA sanctions tied to Holt's release, and that Trump was not involved in the final negotiations. Republican Senator Orrin Hatch said ...

Trump strikes deal with China on ZTE

ZTE had complained that the denial order was unacceptable , and Trump has more recently indicated a desire to get the company "back into business" . "I closed it down then let it reopen with high-level security guarantees, change of management ...

2 injured in IN school shooting, suspect arrested

The name of the gunman was not released but police said he was a student. Teacher Jason Seaman is out of the hospital after he was shot three times while tackling a school shooting suspect. Hubly Seaman, posted updates earlier on Facebook . Sh...

Two Korean leaders meet in a surprise summit in border truce village

The reclusive state was also seen increasingly unnerved as it thought it had made a series of unrequited denuclearization gestures such as a freeze on nuclear and long-range missile tests, and last week's dismantling of its only known nuclear test si...

Ireland votes overwhelmingly to repeal anti-abortion law

The result south of the border has shifted focus to Northern Ireland's similarly strict abortion regime, with Prime Minister Theresa May facing calls to act. In response to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern calling for abortion to be taken out of t...

South Korea says North Korea’s Kim reaffirms commitment to summit with Trump

The US President said they are still considering 12 June in Singapore for the summit with Kim Jong Un. "If we got that done and if we can be successful in the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, it would be a great thing for North Korea , it...

Iran wants Europeans to present economic package by end of May

Mr Khamenei made five demands to European countries, warning unless they were met Iran would resume its enrichment of uranium. The meeting between Iran, Britain, France, Germany, China and Russian Federation comes after the United Nations nuclear w...

US Warns Syria Of "Firm" Measures For Ceasefire Violations

The U.S. and Israel are growing increasingly concerned about Iranian military activities in Syria in support of Assad. The Israel Defense Forces refused to comment on the attack. On Wednesday, a senior Israeli Air Force official warned the Syrian re...

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Donald Trump: Jamal Khashoggi Not a U.S. Citizen

He also reportedly was close to the Saudi crown prince, and has been photographed near him on several global trips. The Saudi journalist has been missing since October 2, wh...

Bound migrant caravan reaches Mexico

Trump, who campaigned for president with vows to stop illegal immigration, said on Twitter today that he thinks Republican candidates for Congress should campaign on the issue in...

At least 50 dead in train crash

At least 300 people were at the spot watching 'Ravan dahan' , sources said. Sub Divisional Magistrate, Amritsar I, Rajesh Sharma said 50 bodies have been found and at least 50...

Italy’s PM criticises economic sanctions against Russian Federation

It could be months, if not years, before Rome faces penalties. Di Maio did not clarify who could have amended the document. While attracting global criticism, the budget is po...

Theresa May said nothing 'substantially new' in Brexit address

Reuters also reported that European Union leaders would discuss support for free trade, the Iran nuclear deal and combating global warming, but also forging relationships with ...

Trump Lauds Feral Congressman For Body Slamming Reporter

Gianforte initially told police that Jacobs instigated the attack but later pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault after eyewitness statements and audiotapes showed that he had been...

Turkish official: New evidence Saudi writer slain in consulate

Khashoggi entered the consulate and has never been seen since, the onus is on the Saudi authorities to reveal what happened to him ", Bachelet said . They took samples with the...

Texas authorities try to find woman who left boy on doorstep

She said by the time she reached her front door, the person was gone leaving the child behind. He told Inside Edition his son's name is Royal Prince Simmons, and the woman who ...

Singapore is the 2nd Most Competitive Country in the World

According to the report, which in 2018 uses a brand new methodology to fully capture the dynamics of the global economy in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, numerous factors that ...

Trump To Send Troops, Close Border if Mexico Won't Stop Migrant March

Military and CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN BORDER!" The Latest on the caravan of Central American migrants trying to advance toward the United States. The president's tweets come after ...

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Fears For Jayme Closs Who Vanished After Her Parents Were Murdered

Fears For Jayme Closs Who Vanished After Her Parents Were Murdered

Police issued an Amber Alert for Jayme Closs on Monday afternoon after discovering the bodies of James and Denise Closs, who had suffered gunshot wounds. Law enforcement official...

Afghan Police, Intelligence Chiefs Killed In Shooting Attack

Afghan Police, Intelligence Chiefs Killed In Shooting Attack

He had no further information. US military officials confirmed that a USA soldier, a contractor and another civilian were wounded in the attack, which occurred shortly after a ...

Britain records surge in religious hate crime Home Office data

Britain records surge in religious hate crime Home Office data

Hate crime is defined as any criminal offence which is perceived by the victim... In total, there were 94,098 hate crimes in 2017/18, 76% of which were recorded as race hate, and...

Missing Amber Alert girl might have been seen in Miami, cops say

Missing Amber Alert girl might have been seen in Miami, cops say

Jayme Closs , the victims' only child, was not found at the home. Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald held a second news conference Tuesday afternoon to field more questions about the inc...

Saudi considers admitting Khashoggi died in botched op

Saudi considers admitting Khashoggi died in botched op

Earlier on Monday, CNN reporters saw a cleaning crew entering the consulate. Local reports based on information provided by unidentified Turkish officials have painted a bleak ...

Body found in rain-swollen lake amid Texas flooding

Body found in rain-swollen lake amid Texas flooding

The Llano River rose to almost 40 feet Tuesday in the city of Llano - about 35 feet higher than it was just 24 hours earlier - after 8 to 10 inches of rain fell in the area over t...

Indian government minister steps down as country’s #MeToo movement gains traction

Indian government minister steps down as country’s #MeToo movement gains traction

Akbar, who was appointed minister of state for external affairs in 2016, began his journalism career in 1971, rising to become one of the nation's most influential editors. An Indi...

Australia insists trade agreement with Indonesia on track despite Israel comments

Australia insists trade agreement with Indonesia on track despite Israel comments

Australia is considering the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and transfer to the city of tel Aviv its Embassy in the Jewish state. His Liberal Party is fight...

Error behind 'It's OK to be white' vote

Error behind 'It's OK to be white' vote

Labor's ploy to force the House of Representatives to vote on Pauline Hanson's motion declaring "It's OK to be white" has narrowly failed. Prime Minister Scott Morrison also say...