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Worldwide USGS: Don't roast marshmallows over Hawaii volcano vents
Author: 0 USGS: Don't roast marshmallows over Hawaii volcano vents

Molten rock from the erupting Kilauea volcano continued to relentlessly bulldoze through homes and backyards nearly a month after it began. "His only way out was through his back door and through the forest", said Talmadge Magno, Hawaii County Civil Defense administrator.

Worldwide Gaza Militants Bombard Israel, Heating Up Volatile Frontier
Author: 0 Gaza Militants Bombard Israel, Heating Up Volatile Frontier

Around 83 percent of the Palestinians killed on the Israel-Gaza Strip border during the recent Hamas-orchestrated "Great Return March" riots have been identified as members of terrorist groups, according to a new Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center (ITIC) report .

Worldwide Trump Attacks Obama, Democrats For Not Looking Into Russia
Author: 0 Trump Attacks Obama, Democrats For Not Looking Into Russia

President Trump has unleashed his ire against the "13 angry Democrats" on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation on Twitter the past couple of days. Mueller is leading the probe into whether Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 presidential election with the help from Trump campaign aides. In recent days Mr.

Author: 0 USA to continue trade actions against China: White House

WASHINGTON-U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he would proceed with tariffs on $50 billion (U.S.) in Chinese imports and introduce new limits on Chinese investment in U.S. Tensions between the USA and China may have been reduced somewhat by Trump's action last week to ease sanctions that threatened the viability of Chinese telecom giant ZTE, in response to a personal request from President Xi Jinping.

Worldwide Hurricane Maria's death toll was far worse than officials said
Author: 0 Hurricane Maria's death toll was far worse than officials said

The Harvard University-led study was based on a survey of 3300 households that was compared with official figures to determine how many excess deaths took place up to the end of previous year. Harvard's independent review of the number of deaths in Puerto Rico will not be the last of its kind; in fact, George Washington University researchers were recently given the green light for a similar review.

Worldwide Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich eligible to become Israeli
Author: 0 Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich eligible to become Israeli

The British authorities are said to want the oligarch to open up his books in order to prove his UK-held wealth is legitimate in order to grant him another visa. and Israeli-linked rideshare firm Via. According to Israeli media, Abramovich has been a regular visitor to Israel , and has bought a property in Tel Aviv close to the Mediterranean coast.

Author: 0 Puerto Rico death toll from Hurricane Maria exceeds 4,600

Several independent investigations have concluded that deaths from the hurricane climbed higher than 1,000 in September and October. A Harvard research team surveyed almost 3,300 randomly chosen Puerto Rican households and extrapolated their findings to estimate that the island likely saw 4,645 "excess deaths" between the storm's September 20, 2017, landfall and the end of the calendar year.

Worldwide Trump says spy infiltrated his campaign; lawyer casts doubt
Author: 0 Trump says spy infiltrated his campaign; lawyer casts doubt

Halper was like a chat between professors in a faculty lounge and centered on China, not Russia). But Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani cast doubt on that. Trump asked in one tweet. The FBI appeared to be investigating "certain individuals who have a history that we should be suspicious of" rather than the campaign itself, he said.

Author: 0 Hawaii volcano 'not safe' to roast marshmallows over, USGS says

View of the fissure complex is toward the southeast during Monday afternoon's (5.28.18) overflight of the lower East Rift Zone at about 1:15 p.m. HST. Map as of 3:00 p.m. HST, May 28, 2018. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a statement saying that no tsunami was expected. Officials said there was no release of any unsafe hydrogen sulfide gas after lava crept over the plugged wells.

Worldwide North Korea and the art of diplomatic brinkmanship
Author: 0 North Korea and the art of diplomatic brinkmanship

South Korea said Tuesday it wasn't aware of the trip by Kim Yong Chol, who is vice chairman of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party Central Committee. After Trump's recent back and forth on what would be a historic summit, the Japanese government has been trying to understand what the president's intentions are.

Author: 0 USA imposing 25% tariff of Chinese goods, apply investment restrictions in June

President Trump signed a memorandum in late March announcing the administration would take steps to protect domestic technology and intellectual property from China's "discriminatory and burdensome" trade practices. "Discussions with China will continue on these topics and the U.S. looks forward to resolving long-standing structural issues and expanding our exports by eliminating China's severe import restrictions", the statement said.

Worldwide Person Missing as Extreme Flooding Rocks Ellicott City, Maryland
Author: 0 Person Missing as Extreme Flooding Rocks Ellicott City, Maryland

For the first time since Sunday's flash flooding, residents and business owners are able to get a personal look at damage wrought by the torrents of murky brown water flowing down Main Street - at least for a few minutes. After floods devastated Ellicott City in 2016, killing two people, it was called a "once in 1,000 years flood". Homes and businesses were destroyed and two people were killed.

Worldwide Netanyahu: There is no place for Iran in Syria
Author: 0 Netanyahu: There is no place for Iran in Syria

For its part, Russian Federation agreed with Israel's right to self-defense, according to a report broadcast Monday by Israel's Channel 13 television news. The US has also warned Assad not to move troops into the region. It was the first time since 1974 that there had been clashes over the Israeli-occupied Syrian territory, setting in motion a rush for mediation to prevent further outbreak.

Worldwide New Map Shows Where Lava Flow Crossed Pohoiki Road
Author: 0 New Map Shows Where Lava Flow Crossed Pohoiki Road

Lava engulfed the heads of two wells that tap into steam and gas deep in the Earth's core at the 38-megawatt Puna Geothermal Venture on Saturday. Hawaii County for weeks has had a "mandatory" evacuation order in place for several hundred residents in unsafe areas mainly at Leilani Estates, but no one is being forcefully removed from their homes.

Worldwide Russian Oligarch Abramovich Becomes Israeli Citizen
Author: 0 Russian Oligarch Abramovich Becomes Israeli Citizen

He has also reportedly bought a property in the city. Abramovich, now Russia's richest man with a fortune of $13.7 billion, according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index, ran into delays in renewing his United Kingdom visa and is unable to travel to Britain at the moment, people familiar with the situation said on May 21.

Worldwide Two Police Officers and Passerby Killed in Shooting in Belgium
Author: 0 Two Police Officers and Passerby Killed in Shooting in Belgium

The gunman, who had taken a school cleaner hostage, was then shot dead. A passerby was also reported to have been killed in the shoot-out on Tuesday morning and at least two other police officers were injured. Belgian officials confirmed a third person, a bystander who was in his auto at the time, was also killed. He Tweeted: "Our thoughts are with the victims of this serious act in Liege.

Worldwide Illegal Immigrant Saves Child Dangling From Balcony: Earns French Citizenship
Author: 0 Illegal Immigrant Saves Child Dangling From Balcony: Earns French Citizenship

The video of Gassama saving the four-year-old child made its way to French President Emmanuel Macron . "Bravo", said Macron, who invited him to the presidential palace. Gassama told the French broadcaster BFMTV that when he saw the child clinging on to the balcony, "I did not think, I saved him". " Mamoudou Gassama usefully reminds us that illegal immigrants are human beings with enormous courage, which they have proved during their perilous journeys to Europe and it's courage that ...

Worldwide Mahathir confirms high-speed rail project with Singapore to be scrapped
Author: 0 Mahathir confirms high-speed rail project with Singapore to be scrapped

Singapore's Ministry of Transport said on Monday (May 28) it has not received any official notification from Malaysia on its plans to scrap the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail project. In a weekend interview he said his government was renegotiating the terms of a Chinese-funded US$14 billion rail link traversing peninsular Malaysia.

Worldwide New Zealand prepares to slaughter 15000 cows in disease cull
Author: 0 New Zealand prepares to slaughter 15000 cows in disease cull

A farmer operates a tractor as he lays out feed for dairy cows at a farm that supplies to Fonterra Cooperative Group Ltd.in Hamilton, New Zealand, on Thursday, March 19, 2015. Ardern was accompanied by Agriculture and Biosecurity Minister Damien O'Connor, along with other industry leaders, including DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle and Beef + Lamb New Zealand chairman Andrew Morrison.

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