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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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Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Advocate Mpofu said the applicant has enough evidence including alleged statistical misrepresentations by the elections administration body, ZEC and other factors that included an ...

Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign After Indictment

At one point, you could hear Congresswoman McMorris Rodgers chiming in. If President Donald Trump is going to fire special counsel Robert Mueller that also has to happen afte...

Maryland, DC Prepare For Unite The Right Rally

That's what happened previous year at the original "Unite the Right" rally and at a July 2017 Ku Klux Klan gathering in Charlottesville, where Klansmen were outnumbered 20-to-1. T...

Evacuations still in place as fire grows overnight

That's an assessment climate scientists and fire ecologists agree with, as NPR's Kirk Siegler reports : "People should not take solace that this is the worst it's going to get". '...

Trump imposes higher tariffs on Turkey, sending lira crashing

Hesse said that European banks could suffer losses if they loaned money in Turkey or owned Turkish banks but that the possible losses were not large enough to trigger a eurozone ba...

New quake rocks Indonesia, toll in previous one reaches 259

Rescue workers look for survivors of Sunday's natural disaster on the Indonesian island of Lombok. Thousands of tourists visiting Lombok - as well as the nearby Gili Islands and...

Man steals aircraft from Seattle airport, fighter jet scrambled

Flights out of Sea-Tac, the largest commercial airport in the Pacific Northwest, were temporarily grounded during the drama. Horizon Air is part of Alaska Air Group and flies sho...

Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer Win Michigan Gubernatorial Primary Races

Whitmer, a former legislative leader, defeated chemical-testing businessman Shri Thanedar and ex-Detroit health director Abdul El-Sayed in Tuesday's primary. Gretchen Driskell for ...

Death toll touches 29, red alert in 8 districts

Some visuals from flood-affected areas of the coastal state. The South-West monsoon has been vigorous over Kerala , resulting in heavy rains in various parts of the state for ...

In Gaza Flare-Up, New York Times Obscures Cause and Effect

Israeli aircraft struck more than 150 targets in Gaza overnight and Palestinian militants fired scores of rockets, including a long-range missile deep into Israel, escalating fig...

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At Least Four Killed in Canada Shooting

At Least Four Killed in Canada Shooting

It was not immediately clear what caused the shooting. Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale told reporters he could not discuss details of the latest shooting. Tim Moreh...

US Senator Presents Letter From Trump For Putin

US Senator Presents Letter From Trump For Putin

However, deputy White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said the missive was a "letter of introduction" that Trump had written at Paul's request and "mentioned topics of interest that...

Saudi Arabia 'threatens' Canada with 9/11 style attack

Saudi Arabia 'threatens' Canada with 9/11 style attack

In response, the Saudi Arabian government took quick retaliatory action by expelling Canada's ambassador and calling their own home, suspending all new trade deals, cancelling all ...

US can't be trusted, Iran's Rouhani tells North Korea

US can't be trusted, Iran's Rouhani tells North Korea

North Korea's nuclear weapons program has caused global tension for decades and the rhetoric and threats from Kim and Trump had been especially hostile before their June meeting...

Israeli strike kills 2 Hamas militants in disputed area

Israeli strike kills 2 Hamas militants in disputed area

A 6-meter high fence and additional security measures will be installed on the barrier by the end of 2018, the ministry said in a statement . The incident took place as Egypt ...

Yemen war: 'Children killed' in bus attack

Yemen war: 'Children killed' in bus attack

CNN reported that dozens of children under the age of 15 were killed in the attack, and many more were injured, according to reports from Yemeni officials and the Red Cross . N...

Forensic Accountant Next Up in Manafort Trial as Gates Ends Testimony

Forensic Accountant Next Up in Manafort Trial as Gates Ends Testimony

Prosecutors summoned Mr Gates to give jurors the first-hand account of a co-conspirator they say helped Mr Manafort carry out an elaborate offshore tax-evasion and bank fraud schem...

Lombok quake: Advice for travellers

Lombok quake: Advice for travellers

She live tweeted the natural disaster to her 10.6m followers. A 6.4-magnitude quake shook the island July 29 , killing more than a dozen people and briefly stranding hu...

Trump asks supporters to vote on logo for 'Space Force' gear

Trump asks supporters to vote on logo for 'Space Force' gear

At that point, the subject of a service branch for space had already been the subject of hot debate within the military and Congress. Leaders of the Air Force , which now owns ex...