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Global News Alberto remnants threaten Alabama after two killed in North Carolina
Author: 0 Alberto remnants threaten Alabama after two killed in North Carolina

Roy Cooper said in a statement. But given previously soaked ground, the propensity for runoff, and the greater likelihood of heavier downpours developing longer and perhaps lighter rain of longer duration, areas along and east of the Blue Ridge are the focus for the highest risk of potential flash flooding again today.

Global News China labels United States trade threats ‘reckless’
Author: 0 China labels United States trade threats ‘reckless’

The trade tensions began with President Trump imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports into the US,. with China striking back with additional tariffs on 128 USA products. Just over a week ago, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the trade war with China was "on hold". "If the United States insists on acting arbitrarily and recklessly, China will take firm and powerful measures to safeguard its own legitimate rights", Hua said.

Global News USA sanctions remain despite Mormon missionary release from Venezuela jail
Author: 0 USA sanctions remain despite Mormon missionary release from Venezuela jail

Joshua Holt, who was "unjustly detained" in Venezuela for two years, arrived to a warm welcome in his home state of Utah Monday night after meeting with President Donald Trump in Washington D.C. Holt and his wife were being held at a prison in Caracas known as the Helicoide where the Sebin keeps political prisoners. Mr Holt was jailed and branded the CIA's top spy in Latin America after travelling to Venezuela from Utah in 2016 to marry Spanish-speaking Mormon Thamara Caleno in the ...

Global News Lava flow stalls, sparing Hawaii geothermal plant from more damage
Author: 0 Lava flow stalls, sparing Hawaii geothermal plant from more damage

Officials previously moved 50,000 gallons of potentially toxic gas offsite and capped the wells on the property to prevent releases of additional gas if lava enters the wells. "For me, it's just visual, " he said. About 2,000 people have fled their homes. Since Kilauea volcano began a once-in-a-century-scale eruption on May 3, the authorities have shut down the plant, removed more than 200,000 litres of flammable liquid and deactivated wells that tap into steam and gas deep in the Earth's ...

Global News Iran has not violated nuclear deal, staying within restrictions: IAEA report
Author: 0 Iran has not violated nuclear deal, staying within restrictions: IAEA report

Rather, the 12 demands, along with the threat of economic sanctions, are part of Washington's aggressive negotiation strategy and are meant to increase Tehran's fears that regime change might eventually occur. He added that the possibility of referring back to the matter back to the United Nations "was not discussed during this meeting". Its chief , Yukiya Amano , briefed participants before Friday's meeting.

Global News Philippines says it told China of 'red lines' in sea feud
Author: 0 Philippines says it told China of 'red lines' in sea feud

Pacific Fleet said in a statement . The U.S. Defense Department refused to confirm the operation took place. The US military did not directly comment on Sunday's operation, but said US forces operate in the region daily. Clay Doss, told the Times that similar operations have been conducted in 22 countries. Critics of the operations, known as a "freedom of navigation", have said that they have little impact on Chinese behaviour and are largely symbolic.

Global News President Trump, Kim Jong Un summit needs a plan
Author: 0 President Trump, Kim Jong Un summit needs a plan

The president's reference to a bright future echoes recent remarks by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo envisioning major investments by US companies and those of other nations if Kim ends his country's pariah status by giving up its nuclear arsenal.

Global News Maryland community heartbroken after second flood in 2 years
Author: 0 Maryland community heartbroken after second flood in 2 years

The missing man has been identified as Edison Hermond, approximately 30 years old. But officials were just beginning to assess the damage. But by nightfall first responders and rescue officials were still going through the muddied, damaged downtown, conducting safety checks and ensuring people evacuated.

Global News In Oman, Yemen, Cyclone Toll: 6 Dead, 30 Missing
Author: 0 In Oman, Yemen, Cyclone Toll: 6 Dead, 30 Missing

The waves ate into one tourist beach, and toppled thatch umbrellas cemented into the sand. The cyclone made landfall in Oman early Saturday, killing four people in the country's third largest city, Salalah. As reported by meteorological Department of India, the wind speed is 170-180 km/h with gusts up to 200 km/h. Branches and leaves littered the streets.

Global News Giuseppe Conte refuses to be Italy’s PM - presidential administration
Author: 0 Giuseppe Conte refuses to be Italy’s PM - presidential administration

He would be a calming choice for the financial markets, who were spooked by Savona's criticism of the euro and German economic policy. His veto of Savona infuriated the leaders of those parties, who on Sunday evening were talking not about presenting fresh proposals to Mattarella, but rather calling for new elections.

Global News Israel begins building marine barrier on Gaza strip
Author: 0 Israel begins building marine barrier on Gaza strip

The baby reportedly may not have been killed from tear gas shot by Israeli soldiers on the Palestinian protesters, part of a series of protests dubbed the "Great March of Return", but rather died from a preexisting condition. No Israelis have been killed during that time. Low-level demonstrations along the border have continued since protests peaked on May 14, when at least 61 Palestinians died as tens of thousands of Gazans protested the USA moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Global News Lava Fountains Form From Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii's Leilani Estates
Author: 0 Lava Fountains Form From Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii's Leilani Estates

These eerie blue flames are actually burning methane. The gas can cause underground explosions that can toss hot lava several feet in the air. Accumulations of cooled, hardened lava created a thick, 30-foot (9.14-meter) high wall of solid volcanic rock channeling fresh lava streams from fissures to the south, away from the PGV plant, USGS scientists said.

Global News Teacher, student injured in IN school shooting
Author: 0 Teacher, student injured in IN school shooting

The students ran to the back of the classroom to hide, and that's when the science teacher bravely tackled the student and swatted the gun away from him, possibly saving others from getting injured. "He said, 'I'm OK, please come get me.' That was probably 20 minutes after it happened", Morris said. The teacher was identified as Jason Seaman by the Indianapolis Star and other local media.

Global News Comey Says Trump Lied About 'Spygate' Claims
Author: 0 Comey Says Trump Lied About 'Spygate' Claims

The comments came just before White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced that a meeting to allow House Republicans to review highly classified information on the Russian Federation probe will happen Thursday. "Never has there been anything so disrespectful of the Congress than what they're doing today", House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told reporters Thursday.

Global News Donald Trump blocking people on Twitter unconstitutional, judge rules
Author: 0 Donald Trump blocking people on Twitter unconstitutional, judge rules

The plaintiffs claimed in their lawsuit that by blocking users for their views, Trump was shutting them out of discussion in a public forum, violating the First Amendment. At the time, a Justice Department attorney agreed that muting would enable Trump to avoid a tweet he doesn't want to read. Trump blocked them on Twitter, preventing them from seeing his tweets or interacting with them.

Global News DICE teams with NVIDIA for Battlefield V on the PC
Author: 0 DICE teams with NVIDIA for Battlefield V on the PC

Take on physical, all-out multiplayer with your squad in modes like the vast Grand Operations and the cooperative Combined Arms, or witness human drama set against global combat in the single player War Stories. No one will need to pay for additional maps or modes that DICE releases. It lets teams square off in an hour long battle spanning multiple maps and multiple modes layered with an overarching narrative.

Global News Manchester turns to music to mark one year anniversary of terror attack
Author: 0 Manchester turns to music to mark one year anniversary of terror attack

One year on from the attack , Prime Minister Theresa May leaves a message on a "Tree of Hope" in Manchester. "Today my thoughts and prayers are with those who were lost on that bad night, their loved ones who have so bravely battled to rebuild their lives; those who have courageously fought to overcome physical injury or mental scars; our first responders and emergency services and those volunteers and professionals who are continuing to help this community heal", May wrote.

Global News Trump on FBI Spying on Campaign: Bigger Than Watergate
Author: 0 Trump on FBI Spying on Campaign: Bigger Than Watergate

The Washington Post reported on Thursday that FBI officials have been taking steps to reduce the potential damage to other investigations the informant is involved in and protect associates, in the event that the source is outed. The Times report provided a detailed account of the initial stages of the FBI's investigation of Russia's interference in the 2016 election and whether the Trump campaign or anyone affiliated with it was privy to Russia's attempts.

Global News Assad meets Putin in Sochi on future peace talks
Author: 0 Assad meets Putin in Sochi on future peace talks

Since fighting broke out in Syria in 2011, the Syrian president has traveled three times to Russian Federation for talks with Putin - visits that underscored Moscow's status as Assad's chief backer. They will be sent to the United Nations, it is on the basis of the Geneva process. According to the Kremlin statement, Assad said "stability is improving" in Syria, "opening the door to the political process we started some time ago".

Global News Trump has the final word in Laurel/Yanny debate
Author: 0 Trump has the final word in Laurel/Yanny debate

The confusing audio clip is playing around with frequency and the words the listener hears will depend on the range of frequency that the person picks up from the clip. "When the low frequencies are more emphasised, people will hear "Laurel", Crum said. "I hear both now", she said. If you hear Yanny, you're picking up on the higher frequency.

Global News Hawaii volcano eruption in PICTURES: Ash spewed 30000 feet high
Author: 0 Hawaii volcano eruption in PICTURES: Ash spewed 30000 feet high

Civil defense workers handed out one ash mask per family member in communities close to Kilauea, such as the village of Volcano, which was expected to receive a 1/32 of an inch (0.8 millimeters) dusting of ash, according to USGS estimates. One person was killed by falling debris from the massive eruption. On the other hand, stratovolcanoes - which include Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines and Mount St.

Global News Europe to exempt its firms from USA sanctions on Iran
Author: 0 Europe to exempt its firms from USA sanctions on Iran

European businesses will be sheltered from the fallout of Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal under a previously unused EU trade protection law. "It's the duty of the EU to protect European business and that applies in particular to small and medium-sized enterprises", he told a news conference following a summit of EU leaders in Bulgaria on Thursday.

Global News Jerusalem Old City walls illuminated with Guatemalan flags
Author: 0 Jerusalem Old City walls illuminated with Guatemalan flags

While Israel believes the city is its capital, Palestinians claim East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state, according to the Council on Foreign Relations . Israel captured east Jerusalem in the 1967 Mideast war and annexed the area in a move that is not internationally recognized. "This is a sovereign decision and as a sovereign decision, we recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel".

Global News Trump Tower transcripts give Mueller more fodder
Author: 0 Trump Tower transcripts give Mueller more fodder

Schumer called the decision to release transcripts of interviews with Trump Jr. and others at the meeting a "perfunctory move, apparently meant to signal the end of the committee's on-again, off-again halting investigation". According to the transcripts, Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya never presented any information regarding Clinton to the group present at the meeting.

Global News Early results in Iraq election favor populist cleric al-Sadr
Author: 0 Early results in Iraq election favor populist cleric al-Sadr

Populist Shiite religious scholar Moqtada Sadr Tuesday eyed a governing coalition after dealing a blow to both Iranian and US influence with a shock election triumph that upended Iraqi politics. In order to truly reverse the apathy felt by some Iraqis, the government - and whoever becomes prime minister - must actively break down sectarian barriers while engaging with young people .

Global News First Lady Melania Trump Just Had Kidney Surgery
Author: 0 First Lady Melania Trump Just Had Kidney Surgery

Trump's communications director, Stephanie Grisham, said the first lady had an embolization procedure , which starves the blood supply to the affected area. Trump joked at lunch that support for the first lady was so high that he had her promise she wouldn't run against him, said a person familiar with the discussion but not authorised to discuss a private conversation.

Global News Apple now has more than 50 autonomous cars on the road
Author: 0 Apple now has more than 50 autonomous cars on the road

Apple hasn't really detailed its plans for the self-driving project that it has got going on but the company is steadily increasing the number of resources that it has made a decision to this project. Didi past year opened its main research facility in Mountain View of California, 860 kilometres north of Los Angeles, to focus on developing artificial intelligence, including autonomous driving.

Global News Palestinian Authority Recalls US Ambassador Over Jerusalem Embassy Move
Author: 0 Palestinian Authority Recalls US Ambassador Over Jerusalem Embassy Move

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hit back at Erdogan, with a tweeted jibe in Hebrew that as a leading supporter of Palestinian Hamas "there's no doubt he's an expert on terror and slaughter". Hours later, Israel responded by expelling the Turkish consul in Jerusalem . Downing Street has warned the violence in Gaza , which has so far seen 58 Palestinians killed by Israeli troops, is "destructive to peace efforts".

Global News Cheyenne School District Under Federal Investigation
Author: 0 Cheyenne School District Under Federal Investigation

School Board members approved the agreement in February and put down a $115,000 deposit, which is refundable if voters reject the purchase as part of the regular budget vote and school board elections. "The current makeup of the board is pretty agreeable, and we work pretty well together, but at some point that might not be the case". The increases under these proposed budgets, though at their highest point for the region in five years, remain tightly regulated by the state's cap ...

Global News Branstad: US, China 'still very far apart'
Author: 0 Branstad: US, China 'still very far apart'

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's efforts to reach an agreement with Beijing and that both countries must take action. The companies are controlled by the Communist Party of China and could be used for operations to compromise US communications infrastructures, the report said.

Global News Pompeo: US to Lift Sanctions if North Korea Dismantles Nuclear Weapons Program
Author: 0 Pompeo: US to Lift Sanctions if North Korea Dismantles Nuclear Weapons Program

Dialogue brokered by South Korea has seen US-North Korea relations go from trading personal insults and threats of war a year ago to a summit between Kim and Trump which will be held in Singapore on June 12. "Thank you, a very smart and gracious gesture!" he tweeted . In one of the first signs that Kim was willing to concede Punggye-ri, he announced last month that the site had "done its job".

Global News Fallen officer's son gets police escort to school
Author: 0 Fallen officer's son gets police escort to school

Wearing his father's badge, the boy returned to Sullivan Elementary School with dozens of cops by his side , WNDU reported. Dakota had asked his mother if one of his dad's friends could drive him to school on Monday, for his first day back following the tragedy.

Global News 'Swamp Person' Joe Donnelly Announces Support For Trump's CIA Nominee
Author: 0 'Swamp Person' Joe Donnelly Announces Support For Trump's CIA Nominee

Brutal interrogation practices are banned under United States law, but debate on the issue has resurfaced during Haspel's confirmation process because she was once involved in the CIA's interrogation program. "Importantly, Ms. Haspel expressed to me her commitment to be responsive to congressional oversight and to provide her unvarnished assessment - both to members of Congress and the president".

Global News At least two dead, 13 injured in Indonesia church attacks
Author: 0 At least two dead, 13 injured in Indonesia church attacks

Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim country. He said 41 people were wounded at that location, including two police officers, while one or more of the bombers were killed. "I'm particularly close to the dear people of Indonesia, especially to the Christian community of the city of Surabaya strongly hit by the grave attacks on places of worship", the pope said after his weekly Sunday Regina Coeli prayer.

Global News Nawaz Sharif's interview makes him Pakistan's version of 'anti
Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif's interview makes him Pakistan's version of 'anti

Criticising the country's foreign policy, Sharif had added: "We have isolated ourselves". Despite making sacrifices, our narrative is not being accepted. Ramdev made this statement after Pakistan's ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday admitted that homegrown terrorist outfits were responsible for the 2008 attacks in Mumbai .

Global News Pak Terrorists behind 26/11 attacks: Ex Pak PM Sharif
Author: 0 Pak Terrorists behind 26/11 attacks: Ex Pak PM Sharif

In the report published by Pakistani daily Dawn , Nawaz Sharif asked, "Militant organisations are active". In an interview to Pakistan's Dawn Newspaper, Mr. In an interview to "The Dawn" before the rally in Multan on Friday, Nawaz said, 'You cannot run a country when two or three parallel ongoing governments.

Global News Afghanistan: 9 killed in Jalalabad attack
Author: 0 Afghanistan: 9 killed in Jalalabad attack

Afghan security forces surrounded the area and were still battling the gunmen hours after the initial explosions. Sohrab Qaderi, a member of the provincial council, told Reuters that at least four militants, armed with rocket-propelled grenades and machine guns, are still fighting the police.

Global News British tourists released after fatal Congo kidnapping
Author: 0 British tourists released after fatal Congo kidnapping

A spokesperson for the Congolese Institute for Nature Conservation (ICCN) said: "For the moment the [ICCN] can not communicate much about the incident because the hostages are still in captivity". Although a number of Congolese nationals have been abducted in the park in recent years, it is the first time in almost 20 years that an attempt has been made to seize Western tourists, reports quoted local DRC officials as saying.

Global News Homeland Security Denies Report That Secretary Drafted Resignation Letter
Author: 0 Homeland Security Denies Report That Secretary Drafted Resignation Letter

According to the Times , the president had viewed Nielsen and other D.H.S. officials as resistant to the family-separation policy, but the West Wing ultimately won out. The White House did not immediately respond to Newsweek's request . "I share his frustration", she said. 1 person in the assembly said Trump railed in the whole Cabinet on what he said was deficiency of advancement keeping out illegal immigrants, " the occasions said.

Global News Palestinian killed, 49 wounded by Israeli fire
Author: 0 Palestinian killed, 49 wounded by Israeli fire

Further attacks were promised against any Palestinian who might have the audacity to approach or damage the much hated border fence. Only Romania, Paraguay and Guatemala have announced similar moves since Trump's decision. The Hamas-encouraged demonstrations are ostensibly aimed to protest the decade-long Israeli-Egyptian blockade, imposed after the terror group seized power in Gaza in 2007, and to assert Palestinian demands for millions to "return" to lost properties in what is now Israel .

Global News Hawaii's Kilauea volcano could spew boulders the size of refrigerators for miles
Author: 0 Hawaii's Kilauea volcano could spew boulders the size of refrigerators for miles

The Leilani Estates residential area remains in greatest danger, with 15 volcanic fissures so far having destroyed 36 structures, a lot of them homes, and forcing the evacuation of about 2000 residents . Smigelski-Theiss says she's anxious potential flight disruptions would strand them on the island. But Kilauea could release hotter, faster-moving and more voluminous lava because magma has moving into the area from further up the volcano, she said.

Global News MLK's daughter: Boycott Waffle House until it has 'discussion on racism'
Author: 0 MLK's daughter: Boycott Waffle House until it has 'discussion on racism'

Wall, 22, told local media the incident took place after he had taken his sister, 16, to the prom and they went for a bite to eat. If Waffle House were to heed that call, the company would be following in the footsteps of another US corporate giant, Starbucks , which recently seized the moment of a racially-charged public relations crisis to open a wider discussion into company culture.

Global News PM Modi offers special prayer at Muktinath temple in Nepal
Author: 0 PM Modi offers special prayer at Muktinath temple in Nepal

Pointing out that Oli's view is "very significant" Gokhale said that the Nepalese PM has also confirmed that Nepal will hold the BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) summit this year. Yogi Adityanath was present in Ayodhya this morning to recieve the travel bus that had been inaguarated by Modi, that is going to run from Janakpur to Ayodhya.

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