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by | May 28, 2018 | 17:13

A Baltimore suburb was placed under a state of emergency on Sunday as flash floods inundated streets with several feet of water. Heavy flooding has been reported on Main Street-that's the same street where flash flooding turned the street into a deadly river in July 2016.

by | May 28, 2018 | 14:44

While Trump did not mention the names of any of the "young and beautiful" people whose lives have supposedly been left "in tatters" by Special Counsel Robert Mueller , media audits speculated that he might have been referring to Hope Hicks , his 29-year-old aide and "communications director" who was forced out of the administration after admitting to congressional investigators that she had told "white lies" to protect Trump.

by | May 28, 2018 | 13:51

So, Mason chose to correct the letter and send it back to the White House . Donald Trump has been known to make the odd typo or two, especially if it's in a tweet. Yvonne Mason had written to Trump in the wake of the Parkland , Florida mass shooting, asking him to meet with the families of the victims and questioning him about school safety.

by | May 28, 2018 | 13:10

Khan Al-Ahmar in Jordan valley, also includes a school serving 170 students from more than one Bedouin community in the area. In its ruling, the court said there is no legal justification to prevent the demolition of the village which is home to around 180 residents.

by | May 28, 2018 | 12:57

The UK's supreme court is expected to rule this year in a case of a mother in Northern Ireland who procured abortion pills for her then underage daughter. Saturday's vote inserts a clause into the constitution which now allows legislators to put forward new laws on abortion. Newspapers reflected on the historic vote.

by | May 28, 2018 | 11:04

A deal on ZTE has broad implications beyond the woes of the company. The new penalty is to remedy allegations that it broke the previous agreement by illegally shipping US goods to Iran and North Korea. He also said Congress needs to act. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., the author of the Senate provision. It is unclear if Congress can get the veto-proof majorities needed to block the President on ZTE.

by | May 28, 2018 | 10:29

Italy's Prime Minister-designate Giuseppe Conte has given up on efforts to form a government after the Italian president apparently rejected his pick for the economy ministry, increasing the likelihood of another election this year. League leader Matteo Salvini tweeted on Sunday that he would keep fighting "to the end" for the anti-euro candidate he wants to be the minister. Cottarelli would be a calming choice for the financial markets, but any technocrat administration would likely ...

by | May 28, 2018 | 10:26

On Sunday evening Paris time, the mayor of the city, Anne Higalgo, congratulated Gassama for his "act of bravery" after his spectacular rescue. A man's dramatic climb up the side of a building to rescue a child in Paris earned him widespread praise, plus a meeting with French president Emmanuel Macron .

by | May 28, 2018 | 09:36

Satellite imagery and analytics firm DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company, directed its cameras over a large portion of the lava flow on May 23, including a close up of the imperiled Puna Geothermal power plant. A series of summit explosions on Saturday spewed ash from Kilauea volcano up to 11,000ft and dusted communities to the south-west, the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said.

by | May 28, 2018 | 08:05

She told authorities Floyd beat her and refused to let her leave. The confrontation involved a struggle over the gun, which fired inside the residence. Attempts by CNN to reach Floyd and police in Volusia County were not immediately successful. Floyd was charged with domestic violence - aggravated assault with a firearm, false imprisonment, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of ammunition by a convicted felon and simple battery, police said.

by | May 28, 2018 | 07:41

Trump demanded the investigation be investigated - a frightening precedent. Trump has routinely broken norms about how the White House interacts with the Justice Department, which is supposed to have a degree of independence. Trump has sought to portray the issue as a scandal that he has dubbed "Spygate", and has called Mueller's investigation , which already has led to criminal charges against several campaign figures and his former national security adviser, a "witch hunt".

by | May 28, 2018 | 07:53

WBAL-TV 11 Weather meteorologist Tony Pann said radar was estimating as much as 8 inches of rain since the storm started. But authorities were just beginning to assess the damage in Ellicott City . Miller said no casualties have been reported as a result of Sunday's flood. One sight during the flood: a handmade, white flag hung from an upper story of a Main Street building bearing the letters SOS.

by | May 28, 2018 | 07:48

However, not everybody was upset and rushed to evacuate, as one of the visitors filmed himself riding an attraction and later cheered on Twitter that the long lines in the park were gone because of the blaze. But today Europa-park was open for business, despite large sections of the Dutch and Scandinavian-themed areas still closed because of fire damage.

by | May 28, 2018 | 05:32

Box 92, Ellicott City , Maryland . Some residents of Ellicott City told The Baltimore Sun the flooding appeared to be worse than a storm two years ago that killed two people and destroyed local businesses. Portions of Ellicott City and suburban Baltimore are underwater after flash flooding and thunderstorms hit the area on Sunday afternoon, according to a report from The Baltimore Sun .

by | May 28, 2018 | 06:30

Trump's team believes the "maximum pressure" campaign to strangle North Korea's economy is working, and Kim's regime will have to come to the table eventually, according to a person familiar with the administration's thinking. Several prominent lawmakers who appeared on Sunday talks shows said they supported the idea of a summit, if only as a step toward reducing tensions.

by | May 28, 2018 | 06:28

In a tweet, Trump the summit was "likely" to happen as scheduled June 12. President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump appears to confirm deal on Chinese firm ZTE Judge rejects Manafort's attempt to throw out some charges Dem: Trump's policy of separating children, parents at border "would shock Jesus" MORE is denying reports of "disagreement" within his administration on its strategy on North Korea.

by | May 28, 2018 | 05:20

Financial markets tumbled last week on fears the mooted coalition would unleash a spending splurge and increase Italy's already huge debt mountain, which is equivalent to more than 1.3 times the nation's domestic output. Bannon, who is now in Rome, had been invited by the Center for American Studies to give a public address on Italy's historic populist moment Monday afternoon, but organizers cancelled the event Sunday night out of fear of riots.

by | May 28, 2018 | 04:32

She may now turn to her acting and voice-over career, which has seen numerous appearances as herself on talk shows, reality series and hosting gigs. Will her one-off return to IndyCar be a success, or will it end in disappointment like her NASCAR career? I thought there are only a couple little things that I can reflect on in the short-term right now that maybe could have made a difference.

by | May 28, 2018 | 02:21

Asked about safety hazards, he replied: "I think it's safe to say authorities have been concerned about the flow of lava onto the plant property since the eruption started". Winds are set to shift on Monday and Tuesday, causing higher concentrations of ash and volcanic smog that will spread west and northwest to affect more populated areas, Mr Bravender said.

by | May 28, 2018 | 00:52

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the jihadists had targeted a group of Syrian and allied Russian fighters near the town of Mayadeen in Deir Ezzor province on Wednesday. Russian military vehicles near Damascus. "According to the information mentioned during the ceremony, the bodies of two other servicemen were sent to other districts of the Zabaikalsky Territory", the source said.

by | May 28, 2018 | 00:36

Following the briefings, Democrats said they saw no evidence to support Trump's allegations. Yates was sacked by the president past year for refusing to defend his travel ban. And Trump took up the cause as the White House tries to combat the threat posed by Mueller's investigation . If Trump was willing to order the Justice Department, which is supposed to act independently and without political influence, to instead pursue investigations that served him personally and politically, ...

by | May 27, 2018 | 23:52

U.S. officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, told the Reuters news agency that two military vessels came within 12 nautical miles (around 22km) of the disputed Paracel Islands, among a string of islets, reefs and shoals over which China has territorial disputes with its neighbours.

by | May 27, 2018 | 23:53

In a terse comment to reporters after he relinquished a presidential mandate to put together an acceptable Cabinet, Conte said he "gave the maximum effort, attention, to carry out this task with the full collaboration" of the 5-Star Movement and League.

by | May 27, 2018 | 21:54

The government's directive on Saturday is meant to "find new suppliers of the variety of goods impacted" by the blockade, a statement said. His comments came a day after Qatar ordered shops to immediately strip shelves of products from the blockading countries that had bypassed the boycott by being shipped from third countries.

by | May 27, 2018 | 22:44

The former NY mayor is seeking a readout of the classified information Justice Department officials shared with lawmakers on Thursday about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russian meddling. "He wants to explain that he did nothing wrong". The reality is, we are not going to sit him down if this is a trap for perjury. Giuliani, who has been tasked with negotiations ahead of any potential interview between Trump and the Mueller investigation, said Sunday that an interview was still ...

by | May 27, 2018 | 22:25

Special counsel Robert Mueller's recent court filing seems to contain a very clear message to President Donald Trump and his allies: This investigation is bigger and goes far deeper than you think. "It is the FBI's job to investigate counterintelligence and that there are people out there with a known history of potential links to a foreign power and they are operating in the orbit of any political campaign or any political office", he said.

by | May 27, 2018 | 21:35

USS 'Higgins, ' an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, and USS 'Antietam, ' a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser, came within 12 nautical miles of the islands, two United States officials told Reuters on condition of anonymity. Chinese defence chiefs have said USA warships entered the waters and did not leave when warned by Beijing's warships and aircraft. China's island-building programme in the South China Sea has sparked concern around the region and in Washington about Chinese ...

by | May 27, 2018 | 21:25

When asked by Judge John O'Connor if this was his first time in court, the accused nodded and replied: "Yeah". Mr Molloy applied for and was granted legal aid on behalf of his client. "It's crucial that these be obeyed". He said anything identifying the boy's name, school, home address or publishing his picture could lead to a prosecution.

by | May 27, 2018 | 19:21

Chestons whole personality changed after the attack, she said. "Every victim has that-'Well I should've did this, I should've did that, I shouldn't have been here in the first place, '" Cheston said at the news conference on Wednesday. The guard told her boyfriend not to move and then raped Ms Cheston, Mr Stewart said. "What that number stands for is the most important thing", he said.

by | May 27, 2018 | 18:53

Kim also said he was committed to meeting Trump, according to Moon. Moon said both he and Kim had "agreed the June 12 North Korea-U.S. summit must be successfully held". The move ends months of diplomatic advances that had been heralded by Trump as the likely precursor to a historic peace deal and the denuclearization of North Korea.

by | May 27, 2018 | 18:03

The eye witness said numerous dead and injured were students returning to school for their second term. The accident occurred in Kiryandongo, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) north of the capital Kampala. More than 9500 people died in road accident in Uganda between 2015 and 2017, according to figures from the transport ministry, and the situation seems to worsen each year.

by | May 27, 2018 | 18:51

Meteorologist Charlie Powell said information suggested there were "somewhere between 15,000 and 20,000 strikes across the United Kingdom during the overnight period". More than 40 planes waiting for fuel". "We apologise for the inconvenience and advise all passengers to check with their airline for their latest flight updates".

by | May 27, 2018 | 18:23

The suspect is believed to have had ear protection on, leading police to believe he targeted the restaurant with the intention to hurt people. Officials said Tilghman's only run-in with law enforcement was when he was arrested for assault and battery in 2003.

by | May 27, 2018 | 17:48

A group of Russian private military contractors, who were helping Syrian and Russian forces in the drive against Takfiri terrorists in Dayr al-Zawr, were killed in early February when they came under attack by USA forces. He was part of a group of military instructors who were training Syrian soldiers. The RIA Novosti agency said that "a few mobile terrorist groups" had attacked the Syrian army's artillery battery during the night.

by | May 27, 2018 | 17:38

Trump has announced that a deal has been reached that would enable ZTE to operate in the US. Responding to news of the administration's deal with ZTE, Republican Senator Marco Rubio tweeted: "Yes they have a deal in mind". ZTE, which is publicly traded but whose largest shareholder is a Chinese state-owned enterprise, agreed past year to pay a almost $900 million penalty and open its books to a US monitor.