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Subtropical storm Alberto claims the lives of two NC journalists

McDowell County Emergency Management confirmed 200 people from campgrounds and residential communities near the dam and lake were at shelters, and there may be...


National Spelling Bee 2018: What does winning word 'koinonia' mean?

Other words that the spellers had to tackle included "soubresaut", "praxitelean", "ispaghul", and "loratadine". In all, 19 of the 95 Bee winners have been Ind...


Roger Stone: Trump pardon of D'Souza was a signal to Mueller

Noting that Trump required Bharara to step down as USA attorney, D'Souza added: "KARMA IS A BITCH DEPT: @ PreetBharara wanted to destroy a fellow Indian Ame...


Top North Korean envoy boards flight for talks in U.S.: Yonhap

As North Korea dispatched a top official to New York City for agenda talks with Americans, Trump and aides said there are a number of preparatory meetings t...


Mattis: US to confront China militarization

Gary Alejano revealed that members of the Philippine Navy were being harassed by the Chinese Coast Guard in the West Philippine Sea. "We have to build trust"....


Trump and Mexican president spar over border wall again

The documents for the construction of a needed $ 25 billion, but has allocated a total of 1.6 billion. "They're going to pay for the wall and they're going to...


Trump Contends Prosecutors Will 'Meddle' in 2018 Elections

MacCallum, the Fox News anchor, pressed Napolitano, asking him, "if that were the case and the president said , 'I want to know if anybody's working with Russi...


Kim Jong Un complains of US 'hegemonism' as summit nears

That was a shift from last week when Trump announced in an open letter to Kim Jong-un that he had made a decision to "terminate" the summit following a provoc...


Gaza's Hamas Rulers Say a Cease-Fire Has Been Reached With Israel

After a day and a half of shelling, Israelis returned to their routines and children went back to school following the heaviest rocket attacks since the end of ...


Trump hits China with $50B tariffs, investment restrictions

The Ministry said the White House's announcement "is contrary to the consensus the two sides have previously reached", according to China's official news agen...


An End to Iran Defeatism

But this has proven hard, with many European firms alarmed at the specter of far-reaching USA financial penalties. Nations that remain in the agreement - Brit...


Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

The patrol was apparently the first time the USA had sent warships two simultaneously conduct a FONOP in the area. " China will continue to take all necess...


U.S. pauses new North Korea sanctions as officials try to reset summit

We're looking at June 12 in Singapore . In a statement last week , North Korea rejected the "so-called Libya mode of nuclear abandonment, "complete, verifiabl...


Abramovich 'granted Israeli citizenship' as UK reviews oligarch visas

As a new citizen, "Abramovich is exempt from taxes in Israel on income earned overseas for ten years, and need not declare the sources of that income for the sa...


American Freed From Venezuelan Prison Meets With Trump in Oval Office

A Utah man who has spent the last two years in a Venezuelan jail has been reunited with his family and taken to meet President Donald Trump after his releas...


Harvey Weinstein faces judge on rape, criminal sex act charges

Now, actress Rose McGowan , who has accused Weinstein of raping her 20 years ago, is gratified but "still in shock" at the news that he is expected to surrende...


Italy's PM-designate gives up on forming government after president rejects cabinet

Conte thanked the president and the leaders of the 5-Star Movement and the League seeking for form a coalition government, "for having put me up as a candidate"...


Cyclone pounds Yemeni island ahead of landfall on Yemen, Oman coast

The search is ongoing for eight Indian sailors who went missing when the cyclone hit Socotra's port. At least 40 people were missing, they added. Mekunu sta...


US Officials In North Korea

Moon and Kim agreed at a surprise second meeting on Saturday that a possible North Korea-US summit, now planned for June 12 in Singapore, must be held success...


Israel begins building marine barrier on Gaza strip

Israeli military stated that they were forced to enlist civilian amateur drone racers to help fighting a "kite terror", Haaretz reported May 13. The bombing...


Will Power Wins 2018 Indianapolis 500

Starting on the outside of row one alongside Carpenter and team mate Simon Pagenaud, Power steered well clear of trouble through seven cautions and then pounced...


German carmakers denounce Trump's new imports threat

The proposal may see opposition from foreign trading partners to domestic auto dealers of imported vehicles, the Wall Street Journal reported earlier. Around h...


Hero Science Teacher Reportedly Tackled and Disarmed Indiana School Shooter

Seaman was transported to IU Health-Methodist Hospital and the other victim, a student, was taken to Riley Hospital in Indianapolis. The extent of their injurie...


Judge orders 30-year-old man to move out of parents' home

Court documents say Mr Rotondo did not pay rent or help with chores, and has ignored his parents' offers of money to get him settled. The written notices i...


Trump not backing down on 'spy' allegations

Democrats fought successfully to be included after the White House said Wednesday it planned only to brief two top Republicans on the House Intelligence Comm...


Two Cardinals veterans express skepticism over new anthem policy

This season, all league and team personnel shall stand and show respect for the flag and the anthem. Teams will be fined for those who "do not show proper res...


Harvey Weinstein surrenders to police in sexual assault probe

Weinstein, who had been staring grimly ahead, grimaced and raised his eyebrows as he heard her words. He denies having non-consensual sex and has reportedly b...


United States federal court says 'NO' to President Donald Trump

She said she assumed Trump's social media director Dan Scavino would unblock the users in light of her decision . On Wednesday the judge agreed with thei...


Events around Carroll County set to honor Memorial Day

Jeremy Musgrove , a junior studying Spanish and environmental sciences who served in the Marine Corps for five years and works at the Veterans Success Center, t...


Frisco named fastest-growing city in country

Nationally, eight of the 15 cities with the largest gains were in the South, and three of the top five were in Texas. Brookhaven Town, the county's most popul...


Texas Mulls School Safety Days After Mass Shooting

Ted Cruz and Sen. In posts on Facebook she has encouraged her fellow service members to speak up on behalf of her daughter. Also Sunday (local time), Texas ...


Manchester Bombing: Royals and community remember terror attack that killed 22

It's been one year since a bombing took the lives of many Ariana Grande fans in England. The ceremony included a national silence at 2.30pm to allow the cou...


U.S. staffer in China suffers brain injury from odd sound

The Chinese government has assured the US that it is investigating the matter and taking appropriate measures, according to a State Department spokesperson. The...


Trump White House Kills Off Yanny-Laurel Debate With 'Ridiculous' Clip

The age of your ears will also affect what you hear, the sounds of "Yanny play at a higher frequency than those of "Laurel". In a video posted to Twitter, t...


Tomi Lahren Schlossberg's Racist Rant? Yeah, That Whole Thing's Ridiculous

A white man's vitriolic rant in a Manhattan eatery Wednesday after overhearing employees speaking to customers in Spanish has gone viral. Isaac Saul, an edito...


Volunteers From Colorado Help Volcano Victims In Hawaii

Michelle Coombes said the eruption had temporarily relieved some pressure in the volcano but there may be more , larger powerful events. The staff at the vol...


European Union to activate statute to shield firms from USA sanctions against Iran

The EU needs to safeguard Iran's economic benefits as well as its own, in order to keep Tehran in the 2015 global nuclear deal and prevent its collapse. "The EU...


As criticism for Israel mounts, Guatemala opens its embassy in Jerusalem

The worldwide community does not recognize Israeli sovereignty over the entire city and says its final status should be set in peace negotiations. The army sa...


Explainer: Former Pakistani PM under fire for controversial comments on 26/11

Nawaz Sharif said: "Militant organisations are active. Indian propaganda can not undermine our achievements", Abbasi said after the NSC meeting, in which Sharif...


New journalism pioneer Tom Wolfe dead at 88

The nonfiction author and novelist, who wrote a number of best-sellers over a career that spanned decades, was among the writers credited with creating "New Jou...


Zuckerberg to meet European Parliament leaders in private session

After weeks of back-and-forth between the European Parliament and Facebook executives, CEO Mark Zuckerberg agreed on Wednesday (16 May) to meet with political l...


Russia-Crimea bridge completed

Some Russians are calling it "Putin's bridge", created to link Crimea into Russia's transport network. The Russia embassy in the United States said Wednesda...


Chief: Officer saved lives by facing school gunman

He was confronted by Dixon Police Officer Mark Dallas , who chased him and shot him in the shoulder, authorities said . Howell declined to discuss why the for...


Iran FM Meets Mogherini as Part of Efforts to Save Nuclear Deal

Later, in an interview with the official news agency IRNA on his way back to Tehran , Zarif said that the European parties to the JCPOA work hard to preser...


Robert Jeffress Responds to Romney

In a Fox News debate, Jeffress defending his support for Trump by telling analyst Juan Williams that backing Hillary Clinton would send him to the lowest dept...


Muslims worldwide prepare for start of Ramadan 2018

Ramadan is said to be a holy month during which period the prophet Muhammad says the doors of hell are firmly sealed and the doors to heaven are wide open. He ...


Turkey's Erdogan slams Netanyahu, calls Israel an 'apartheid state'

The Israeli Defense Forces said 24 "terrorists" had been killed amid the violent protests. Over sixty Palestinians were killed during Monday protests over...


DFB criticises Mesut Ozil, Ilkay Gundogan for meeting Turkish Premier Recep Erdogan

Turkey president Recep Tyyip Erdogan is now in England for a state visit and got a chance to meet Ozil who is of Turkish origin and posed for a photo. German ...


70 officers escort Ind. boy to school after dad's death

The 5-year-old son of a slain IN police officer went back to school for the first time since his father's death. He's unlikely to forget what he saw as he wal...


7-year-old in Tulsa found after mother allegedly stabs sister

The 9-year-old told police that their mother duct taped their hands and stuffed their mouths with socks. The 8-year-old child at the center of the Amber Aler...