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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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Divided EU leaders meet for emergency talks on migration crisis

The two leaders also said they support the creation of closed reception centers where migrants would be held as they asylum claims are considered. But such "secondary movements" ar...

U.S. government reunites 522 children removed under 'zero tolerance'

More than 2,300 children were taken from their families in recent weeks under a Trump administration "zero tolerance" policy in which people entering the US illegally face being...

Saudi Women Gear Up For New Freedom As Driving Ban Ends Tomorrow

In many cases, women say they'll wait before rushing to drive to see how the situation on the streets pans out and how male drivers react. Women in Saudi Arabia have been eagerl...

Polls open in Turkey in biggest test for Erdogan

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won 12 electoral contests in the last 16 years. But he reckoned without Muharrem Ince, the presidential candidate of the secularist Republican People's P...

First lady meets staff at Texas detention center

Trump becomes the first member of the President's inner circle to personally witness the situation that has captured the country's attention. Here is the problem: The role of the...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gives birth to first child

In a statement, Ardern said , "I'm sure we're going through all of the emotions new parents go through, but at the same time feeling so grateful for all the kindness and best wishe...

Jean Claude Juncker insists Ireland 'not alone' in Brexit negotiations

The BIC brings together representatives of the Irish and British governments, the devolved administrations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and the Isle of Man, Guernsey and...

Jog becomes 2-week nightmare when woman accidentally crosses US-Canada border

She was in Canada visiting her mother who lives in North Delta, British Columbia. She was held in the center for two weeks until immigration officials in Canada and the US both co...

Why Melania wore the jacket | Opinionated Woman

And sometimes, a first lady's choices can undercut her message, like when Michelle Obama drew scrutiny for sporting a pair of $540 Lanvin sneakers to volunteer at a food bank. The ...

CT lawmakers tour Texas detention facilities for immigrants

Rather than help push the bill to the finish line, Trump's mixed messages reinforced his role as an unreliable partner for House Republicans in the immigration debate. But Ryan b...

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Explosion rocks White City Stadium

Explosion rocks White City Stadium

An explosion has rocked White City Stadium in Bulawayo where President Mnangagwa was addressing thousands of people at a campaign rally. Zimbabwe's president says the explosive d...

Sarah Sanders asked to leave Virginia restaurant

Sarah Sanders asked to leave Virginia restaurant

Someone who claimed to be Sanders' server seemed to have posted earlier on social media about the incident. Sanders was dining at The Red Hen , a farm-to-table restaurant in Lex...

Suspect arrested in killing of rapper XXXTentacion

Suspect arrested in killing of rapper XXXTentacion

The Broward County Sherriff's Office had offered a $3,000 (£2,200) reward for any information about the killing . Slain rapper XXXTentacion was getting ready for fatherhoo...

Dozens hurt as attacker tries to throw grenade at Ethiopia prime minister

Dozens hurt as attacker tries to throw grenade at Ethiopia prime minister

Abiy had promised the crowd in his speech in Addis Ababa's Meskel Square that he would bring more transparency to government and reconciliation to a nation of 100 million people th...

First Lady Pays Surprise Visit to Migrant Children at Texas Detention Shelter

First Lady Pays Surprise Visit to Migrant Children at Texas Detention Shelter

The votes come after President Donald Trump's reversal on family separations at the USA and Mexico Border, which was something he touched on at Wednesday night's rally in Dulu...

Identifying U.S. troops returned from North Korea may be challenging

Identifying U.S. troops returned from North Korea may be challenging

North Korea has singled out Japan , a key United States ally in the region, for verbal attacks, threatening to "sink" the country into the sea and to turn it into "ashes". But a...

Melania Trump doubles-down with

Melania Trump doubles-down with "I really don't care" jacket

One user borrowed an image of the back of the Zara jacket to promote groups working on behalf of immigrant children. It was not available online as of Thursday afternoon. The N...

Melania Trump’s Jacket:

Melania Trump’s Jacket: "I Really Don’t Care, Do U?"

Somehow Melania's meme'd outerwear is more believable than what she actually wore. We can probably argue for days as to whether she did this on objective , though it does raise...

Children separated from parents at United States border sob, wail desperately

Children separated from parents at United States border sob, wail desperately

Further complicating matters, the Justice Department warned Tuesday that a 21-year-old court settlement could force authorities to again separate the immigrant children from ...