• Volcano rescue disrupted in Guatemala
Volcano rescue disrupted in Guatemala

Guatemala's disaster agency is calling for calm, but after receiving little or no warning before the volcano exploded Sunday, many people are not taking chances. A baby buried under ash after a volcanic eruption has miraculously survived. Sergio Cabañas, head of the country's National Disaster Management Agency (Conred), told a local radio statio...

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  • Senate Democrats Look to Hammer GOP on Health Care
Senate Democrats Look to Hammer GOP on Health Care

A senior Senate Democratic aide complained that canceling the recess will keep off the campaign trail several Democrats who are locked in tough campaigns for reelection during the November 6 midterms. "The constitutional authority of the Congress to "regulate foreign trade" and its oversight of tariff policy is unambiguous". The U.S. Chambe...

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  • Children burned by Guatemala volcano arriving in Galveston for treatment
Children burned by Guatemala volcano arriving in Galveston for treatment

The institute says only 23 of the recovered bodies have been identified so far. Police officers rescued the baby girl from her home that was covered in ash after Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupted, leaving at least 75 dead. Sunday's blast generated pyroclastic flows - fast-moving mixtures of very hot gas and volcanic matter - which descended dow...

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  • Hundreds More Hawaii Homes Destroyed as Lava Surge Fills Coastal Bay
Hundreds More Hawaii Homes Destroyed as Lava Surge Fills Coastal Bay

Thousands in the Puna area had to evacuate after the first fissure opened 3 May. The Hawaii County Civil Defense agency was putting the confirmed number of buildings lost to the current eruption at 117 on Monday, mostly residential properties.

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  • White House Aid Kelly Sadler Out After Mocking John McCain
White House Aid Kelly Sadler Out After Mocking John McCain

Sadler faced backlash from the media and lawmakers from both sides of the aisle after she told her colleagues during a meeting that McCain's opposition to then-CIA director nominee Gina Haspel didn't matter because he was "dying" of terminal brain cancer.

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  • Trump, his lawyers cite expansive view of executive power
Trump, his lawyers cite expansive view of executive power

Mr Mueller, whose investigation already has led to criminal charges against Trump campaign aides including former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, is also looking into whether Mr Trump unlawfully sought to obstruct the Russian Federation investigation.

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  • China rejects
China rejects "ridiculous" USA accusation of South China Sea militarisation

The Pentagon cited evidence China has deployed anti-ship missiles, surface-to-air missile systems and electronic jammers to contested areas in the Spratly Islands, where China has built military installations on man-made islands. Several hours later, China's Lieutenant General He Le slammed "irresponsible comments from other countries". Last mont...

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  • Explosion rocks Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, sending ash 1 mile high
Explosion rocks Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, sending ash 1 mile high

Lava destroys homes in the Kapoho area, east of Pahoa, during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii , June 5, 2018. Kim's second home in Vacationland was added to 117 homes destroyed by lava as of the latest official count, a number Hawai'i County Civil Defense spokeswoman Janet Snyder expects to rise, the Honolulu Star-Advertis...

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  • Miss America to end swimsuit competition. Here's why
Miss America to end swimsuit competition. Here's why

That led to a shakeup at the top, and the group's top three leadership posts are now held by women. Late a year ago, a number of emails were leaked that showed conversations between the pageant's CEO Sam Haskell and others within the organization, insulting former winners' bodies, slut-shaming them, referring to them with misogynistic slurs, an...

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  • Mike Pompeo unsure over US-North Korea summit Video
Mike Pompeo unsure over US-North Korea summit Video

But relations chilled when North Korea canceled an inter-Korean meeting and threatened to walk away from the summit with Trump because of the South's participation in regular military exercises with the United States and comments from US officials.

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  • Pope Francis praying for victims of Guatemala volcano
Pope Francis praying for victims of Guatemala volcano

Volcanic ash blankets homes and trees near the Volcan de Fuego, or Volcano of Fire, where rescue workers gather in the El Rodeo hamlet of Escuintla, Guatemala . Dozens of people could be seen walking down roadsides carrying children or a few belongings beside paralysed traffic in parts of Escuintla township south of the volcano.

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  • All Eyes on California on the Biggest Primary Night of 2018
All Eyes on California on the Biggest Primary Night of 2018

Roger Wicker won his primary contest. He campaigned furiously in the final days to try to close the gap. Democratic New Jersey state Sen. Jeff Van Drew. Republican registration has fallen for years and the party has not won a statewide contest in more than a decade, when Arnold Schwarzenegger was re-elected governor in 2006.

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  • Dwight Lamon Jones Kills Himself Following Arizona Shooting Spree
Dwight Lamon Jones Kills Himself Following Arizona Shooting Spree

Jones' death on Monday ended a multiday mass murder that gripped many people in the legal and health care fields with fear, and which rivals some of the worst massacres in Phoenix history. DNA testing began not long after midnight, Slavin said, and about four hours later the lab matched DNA from the shell casing to the DNA from Jones' relative.

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  • Bill Clinton Doesn't Think He Owes Monica Lewinsky an Apology
Bill Clinton Doesn't Think He Owes Monica Lewinsky an Apology

Clinton said he "did the right thing" by refusing to resign because of the Lewinsky scandal. Clinton's comments come amid a national reckoning with sexual harassment and assault in the workplace. Clinton said that Melvin and others in the media are "giving one side" and "omitting facts" about the affair that led to his impeachment. "Her...

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  • It's a Trump family weekend at Camp David - but where's Melania?
It's a Trump family weekend at Camp David - but where's Melania?

Melania Trump attended the G7 meeting in Italy a year ago. A spokesperson for the First Lady indicated that she would stay in the hospital through the end of the week. Holly Figueroa O'Reilly, who calls herself a Grammy losing songwriter, mom of five, and one of the national organisers of the "March for Truth", joined in the speculation about who...

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  • Manafort attempted to tamper with potential witnesses, Mueller says in court filing
Manafort attempted to tamper with potential witnesses, Mueller says in court filing

Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent Brock Domin said that Manafort and his associate attempted to reach out to two members of the group, including by means of encrypted messages "in an effort to influence their testimony and otherwise hide evidence".

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  • Drone Saves Man's Life From Kilauea Volcano Disaster in Hawaii
Drone Saves Man's Life From Kilauea Volcano Disaster in Hawaii

Snyder said it was hard to count homes in that area from the air because of steam produced from lava entering the ocean. All but a few of the estimated 500 inhabitants of Kapoho and adjacent Vacationland development are now believed to have fled their homes, an agency spokesman said.

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  • Iran to restart uranium capacity building process, says country's nuclear agency
Iran to restart uranium capacity building process, says country's nuclear agency

Uranium must be enriched to around 90 percent for use in nuclear weapons. Iran's increasing capacity to enrich uranium to higher levels of fissile purity was one of the burning issues during years of negotiations with world powers, which wanted enrichment limited to research scale to minimize the risk of Iran being able to assemble a nuclear expl...

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  • North Korea shakes up military leadership before U.S. summit
North Korea shakes up military leadership before U.S. summit

He's promised American investment in the under-developed country would follow. One of the first steps would be reopening rail links and roads between South Korea and the North, a move Moon and Kim agreed to during their April summit. Gen Kim Yong-chol's visit came a day after he met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in NY, who described their t...

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  • Trump lawyer Giuliani says president probably can pardon himself
Trump lawyer Giuliani says president probably can pardon himself

His lawyers at the time , John Dowd and Jay Sekulow , contended that the U.S. Constitution empowered the president to, "if he wished, terminate the inquiry, or even exercise his power to pardon". Trump's legal team has long pushed the special counsel to narrow the scope of its interview . The special counsel's appointment has resulted in a...

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