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Global Media Lava creeps over Hawaii geothermal plant property
Author: 0 Lava creeps over Hawaii geothermal plant property

Ormat said that the plant represented about 4.5 percent of its total generating capacity and that major damage or a shutdown could have an "adverse impact" on the company's business. The volcano began erupting on May 3, and since then at least 20 lava fissures have opened up. On Friday afternoon, firefighters went door to door in Leilani Estates urging resident to leave as the lava advanced toward the neighborhood.

Global Media Teacher who stopped Indiana school shooting says he had to save students
Author: 0 Teacher who stopped Indiana school shooting says he had to save students

A teacher who was shot as he tackled and disarmed a student at an IN school last week said on Monday his swift decisions "were the only acceptable actions" to save his seventh-grade students. When an armed student entered his IN classroom and started firing , the teacher lunged at the shooter and stopped the gunfire. Seaman was shot but not seriously injured.

Global Media Flash floods again rip through Ellicott City, Maryland; 1 missing
Author: 0 Flash floods again rip through Ellicott City, Maryland; 1 missing

This story will be updated . Mike Muccilli, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sterling, Virginia, said it's too early to make comparisons between the two floods. Meanwhile, some roads were also flooded in neighboring Baltimore County. A spokeswoman in Baltimore County said the fire department has received dozens of calls about cars stuck in high water and flooded basements.

Author: 0 Ellicott City, Maryland devastated by flooding once again

During the July 2016 storm, 6 inches of rain fell in about an hour in Ellicott City. Footage taken by bystanders showed waves of water rushing through the city's Main Street as it engulfed cars and reached as high as six-foot. Kittleman spoke at an outdoor news conference after Sunday's flooding in Ellicott City , Maryland . Just two weeks ago, the Federal Emergency Management Agency gave the county $1 million to fix a culvert and replace a runoff pipe with a larger one.

Global Media Pentagon uninvites China from major US military exercise
Author: 0 Pentagon uninvites China from major US military exercise

The US has withdrawn an invitation to China to participate in the world's largest global maritime warfare exercise, the Pentagon announced today, citing Beijing's "destabilising behaviour" in the strategically vital South China Sea , signalling fresh strain in bilateral ties.

Global Media China slams United States warships in South China Sea as 'a provocation'
Author: 0 China slams United States warships in South China Sea as 'a provocation'

The U.S. vessels' maneuvering operations were carried out near the islands of Tree, Lincoln, Triton and Woody, the report said. Commenting on the move, which Beijing slammed as a "provocation" and a violation of China's sovereignty, the Chinese Defense Ministry said it was determined to strengthen its combat readiness, increase defense levels, and ensure regional stability.

Global Media Ireland’s new abortion law may be named after Savita Halappanavar
Author: 0 Ireland’s new abortion law may be named after Savita Halappanavar

Since 1983, the now-repealed Eighth Amendment had forced women seeking to terminate pregnancies to go overseas for abortions, bear children conceived through rape or incest, or take illegal measures at home. At a large streetside mural of Savita in Dublin , people left letters, flowers and candles over the weekend. "We have one last request, that the new law, that it is called 'Savita's law.' It should be named for her".

Global Media Floods in U.S. state of Maryland cause havoc
Author: 0 Floods in U.S. state of Maryland cause havoc

The Baltimore Sun reported the town had previously been hit by a flash flood in 2016, forcing it to rebuild most of Main Street. Authorities have no immediate report of any injuries or fatalities though information is still preliminary. Hogan said the residents of Ellicott City "went through a horrific ordeal" in 2016, when the community was struck by flash flooding that killed two people and destroyed local businesses.

Global Media Italian premier-designate quits over nixed anti-euro minister
Author: 0 Italian premier-designate quits over nixed anti-euro minister

The League and M5S had also called for early elections after Italians voted no in a 2016 referendum on constitutional reform - prompting the departure of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi - but Mattarella refused to dissolve parliament. In a terse comment to reporters after he relinquished the presidential mandate, Conte said he "gave the maximum effort, attention, to carry out this task".

Global Media Gal slips note to vet saying boyfriend holding her captive
Author: 0 Gal slips note to vet saying boyfriend holding her captive

Sheriff's spokeswoman Laura Williams identified the man as Jeremy Floyd , 39. On Friday, the victim persuaded Floyd to let her take her dog to DeLand Animal Hospital, but Floyd insisted on going with her, deputies said. A Florida woman has her dog's veterinarian to thank for escaping the clutches of her armed boyfriend. Reichle spent the Thursday recovering from a head injury.

Global Media Venezuela frees US missionary Josh Holt after two years
Author: 0 Venezuela frees US missionary Josh Holt after two years

His release comes after lobbying by his family and US officials. Holt was arrested on weapons charges almost two years ago, after going to Venezuela in 2016 to marry a woman he met online while looking for Spanish-speaking Mormons to help him learn the language.

Global Media Israeli army kills three Gaza militants after foiling border bombing
Author: 0 Israeli army kills three Gaza militants after foiling border bombing

It did not confirm a second raid. At least 119 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire in the Gaza Strip since mass protests and clashes broke out on March 30, according to figures from the Gazan health ministry. Low-level demonstrations along the border have continued since protests peaked on May 14, when at least 61 Palestinians were killed as tens of thousands of Gazans protested the USA transfer of its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Author: 0 Moon Jae-in says North Korea is still committed to United States summit

On Friday, the North released a statement saying Kim still hoped to meet with President Trump "at any time". The U.S. team preparing for the talks traveled Sunday to Tongilgak, or "Unification House", the building where Kim met Moon on Saturday for impromptu talks aimed at salvaging the summit.

Global Media Rockets honor Santa Fe school shooting victims before Game 5 vs. Warriors
Author: 0 Rockets honor Santa Fe school shooting victims before Game 5 vs. Warriors

Investigators say Pagourtzis used a shotgun and pistol belonging to his father. Under Texas law, guns can not be handled by children under 17, except under certain exceptions including hunting or with parental or adult supervision. But that suggestion is already drawing resistance from some gun rights lawmakers who said they would resist efforts for more government control of what happens inside the home.

Global Media Trump Says US-North Korea Talks Start to Salvage Kim Summit
Author: 0 Trump Says US-North Korea Talks Start to Salvage Kim Summit

President Trump on Saturday said negotiations over a potential summit with the leader of North Korea are "going along very well". "It's moving along very nicely". A TV screen shows South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the border village of Panmunjom during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul , South Korea, May 26, 2018.

Global Media Canada: Bomb blast injures over a dozen at Indian restaurant
Author: 0 Canada: Bomb blast injures over a dozen at Indian restaurant

Eyewitnesses describe chaos with injured guests and panicked families fleeing the restaurant, where guests had been holding two separate family parties. Authorities issued descriptions of the two men and appealed to the public to help identify them. The blast comes a month after a driver deliberately plowed a white Ryder rental van into a lunch-hour crowd in Toronto , killing 10 people and wounding 16.

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

Trump's latest broadsides set the stage for an unusual decision by the White House to arrange a briefing about classified documents for just two Republican House members, both Trump allies, in a meeting Thursday, as Trump and his supporters in Congress press for information on the outside informant.

Global Media Ireland votes resoundingly to repeal abortion ban
Author: 0 Ireland votes resoundingly to repeal abortion ban

Two exit polls have predicted an overwhelming victory for those seeking to end the country's strict ban on abortion . The final tally showed that just over 66 percent of voters who cast valid ballots wanted the Eighth Amendment abolished.

Global Media Harvey Weinstein Arrested, Charged with Rape and Sex Abuse
Author: 0 Harvey Weinstein Arrested, Charged with Rape and Sex Abuse

Early Friday, Harvey Weinstein turned himself into police in NY and was arrested and charged on criminal sex charges, seven months after over 100 women in Hollywood came forward accusing the disgraced producer of sexual misconduct . Prosecutors did not identify the two women, but said the crimes took place in 2004 and 2013. The charges stem from two different woman, including actress Lucia Evans , who alleges that Weinstein forced her to perform oral sex on him back in 2004.

Author: 0 Meghan Markle's Coat of Arms pays tribute to her California roots

A source who knows both Ms Pinkham and the Duke of Sussex said she was "surprised" not have received an invitation. Throughout the design there are special details that represent Meghan's California upbringing and her new home at Kensington Palace .

Global Media Senator, Trump Say Utah Man Released From Venezuela Jail
Author: 0 Senator, Trump Say Utah Man Released From Venezuela Jail

Holt is a native of Utah. He was arrested shortly after arriving in Venezuela almost two years ago. The two were arrested just days after their marriage when the apartment they were sharing with her children was raided. The details were still being worked out, the official said. Following Holt's return, the office of Utah Sen. U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that Venezuela has released American Joshua Holt after almost two years in jail in the leftist-ruled country.

Global Media North Korea Summit pre-advance team to leave for Singapore: White House
Author: 0 North Korea Summit pre-advance team to leave for Singapore: White House

President Moon Jae-in had earlier said he was "very perplexed" and that it was "very regrettable" that the summit was not going ahead. "We'd like to do it". Washington has made it clear it wants to see the "complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation" of the North. Pyongyang has vowed it will never give up its nuclear deterrent until it feels safe from what it terms USA aggression.

Author: 0 Trump to Comey: How Will You Explain the 'Lies, Deceit?'

A weekly recap of the top political stories from The Globe, sent right to your email. White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and Emmet Flood, a White House lawyer, made brief remarks to those attending the meetings "to relay the president's desire for as much openness as possible under the law", but departed before the sessions officially started .

Global Media Football coach shot three times trying to stop IN school shooter
Author: 0 Football coach shot three times trying to stop IN school shooter

Seaman, now a science teacher at Noblesville West Middle School in IN, is being hailed as a hero for reportedly helping to subdue a shooter at the school on Friday. "I just want to get my arms around my boy", she said. "First of all, thank you to the first responders from Noblesville and Fishers for their immediate action and care", Seaman said.

Global Media Daughter of poisoned Russian spy speaks out after horrific attack
Author: 0 Daughter of poisoned Russian spy speaks out after horrific attack

In a statement, Ms Skripal said she and her father were "so lucky to have both survived this attempted assassination". "I don't want to describe the details, but the clinical treatment was invasive, painful and depressing", she said. She added that she was now focused on helping her father to make a full recovery, and that " in the long term I hope to return home to my country ". The March attack on the Skripals led to comparisons with the death of Alexander Litvinenko, a former Russian ...

Global Media Utah man jailed in a Venezuela for two years to be released
Author: 0 Utah man jailed in a Venezuela for two years to be released

Orrin Hatch , R-Utah, who said Holt soon would be reunited with "his sweet, long-suffering family" in Riverton, Utah . They were expected to arrive in Washington on Saturday evening and join Holt's family at the White House, U.S. Venezuelan officials, using evidence Holt called invented, accused him of being a US agent masterminding a plan to destabilize Venezuela by amassing explosives and guns.

Author: 0 Trump administration said to reach deal with China on ZTE

ZTE ran into trouble in 2016 for violating US laws restricting the sale of American technology to Iran. Sources familiar with the communications with Congress said the deal would require ZTE to pay a hefty fine, place American compliance officers at the firm and make changes to its management.

Global Media Abe, Macron discuss N Korea, Iran
Author: 0 Abe, Macron discuss N Korea, Iran

The meeting takes place after President Donald Trump on May 8 pulled the United States out of the 2015 pact that placed limits on Iran's nuclear program in return for easing economic sanctions. Trump has derided the Iran deal as "insane" partly because its restrictions on Iran's nuclear activities begin expiring in 2025. Speaking at the panel, Putin again denied any meddling in the US election in 2016.

Global Media Syrian Media: US Coalition Airstrikes Hit Syrian Army Positions
Author: 0 Syrian Media: US Coalition Airstrikes Hit Syrian Army Positions

US Central Command spokesman, Captain Bill Urban, said: "We have no operational reporting of a US-led coalition strike against pro-Syrian regime targets or forces". In February, coalition forces struck pro-government forces in eastern Syria that the USA said had attacked US -backed Kurdish forces battling IS militants.

Global Media Cyclone Mekunu likely to hit Salalah on Saturday - Oman
Author: 0 Cyclone Mekunu likely to hit Salalah on Saturday - Oman

After rain and wind blew through Hubballi, the entire roof of a building in Udyama Nagara there which houses Venkateshwara Steels and George Oakes, flew away. Socrotra is now embroiled in another kind of storm, as tensions between the Yemeni government and the United Arab Emirates over the presence of Emirati troops on the island recently reached a head.

Global Media Irish in Canada are flying #HomeToVote in Ireland’s abortion referendum
Author: 0 Irish in Canada are flying #HomeToVote in Ireland’s abortion referendum

Doctors denied a request from her and her family to carry out a termination 17 weeks into the pregnancy even after it became inevitable she would miscarry. I had accepted the journey as something we just had to do without considering the hundreds and thousands of women making the same journey day after day, year after year and decade after decade.

Global Media Protests Against Vedanta-Plant: 10 Killed in Tamil Nadu
Author: 0 Protests Against Vedanta-Plant: 10 Killed in Tamil Nadu

The statement from the senior Labour MP, who highlighted that campaigners and worldwide NGOs like Amnesty global have accused Vedanta of a string of human rights and environmental abuses in India , Zambia and across the globe, came as protesters are preparing to stage a major protest against Vedanta outside the Indian High Commission in London on Saturday afternoon.

Author: 0 The stench of Michael Cohen's consulting business grows

The paper reported that days after Trump's inauguration as president in January 2017, Intrater's private equity firm, Columbus Nova, gave Cohen a $1 million consulting contract, which was now under investigation by US federal authorities. Cohen earlier this year acknowledged that he paid $130,000 to one of those women, the adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, days before the election in exchange for her silence about an affair she says she had with Trump in 2006, shortly after Trump's third ...

Global Media Taiwan retaliates over China's poaching of allies | Cross-Strait Affairs
Author: 0 Taiwan retaliates over China's poaching of allies | Cross-Strait Affairs

The people of Taiwan should not be alarmed as the air force was well able to monitor the Chinese aircraft as they approach and during their missions and can ensure Taiwan's security, the ministry added. Taiwan is China's most sensitive territorial issue and a potential risky military flashpoint. Japanese retailer Muji was fined after being found to be using packaging that listed Taiwan as a country while United States retailer Gap Inc issued an apology last week for selling a T-shirt which ...

Global Media Irish PM urges voters to see through last-minute abortion 'tactics'
Author: 0 Irish PM urges voters to see through last-minute abortion 'tactics'

Anti-abortion rights groups say they are protecting the foetus through their opposition. One poll, by The Irish Times , projected 68 percent in favor of repealing. Official counting is due to begin on Saturday morning, with a result expected late in the afternoon. Opinion polls in the run up to the vote had shown a majority for the "Yes" campaign, but high numbers of undecided voters lead many to believe the result would be far closer than the same-sex marriage referendum, which passed ...

Global Media Russia Downplays Dutch-Led Investigation Into the Downing of MH17
Author: 0 Russia Downplays Dutch-Led Investigation Into the Downing of MH17

The worldwide team running the criminal investigation appealed for help from witnesses who can testify about the involvement of the Russian military's 53rd anti-aircraft missile brigade based in the city of Kursk. A fragment from Malaysian Airlines flight 17 is seen at a crash site in Hrabove (Grabovo), Ukraine, Sept. 9, 2014. "The investigation hasn't specifically named names, but it is clear from what they have been saying today that they are pointing the blame today at the Russian ...

Global Media Iran scrambles for European lifeline
Author: 0 Iran scrambles for European lifeline

President Donald Trump's May 8 order to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA, and reimpose USA sanctions has cast doubt over whether the deal can still work. "If not we would go for a ministerial (meeting) and after that if Iran is still not satisfied we would take the decision". "We do not resume [uranium] enrichment at 20 percent purity now, however, you should be ready to resume activities which were restricted under the JCPOA if the JCPOA is no more useful", ...

Global Media Irish voters show landslide support for liberalizing abortion laws, exit poll shows
Author: 0 Irish voters show landslide support for liberalizing abortion laws, exit poll shows

An Irish Times exit poll released Friday night projected a landslide victory for those who want to loosen abortion laws, but official results are not expected until Saturday afternoon. People hold placards as Ireland holds a referendum on liberalizing its law on abortion, in Dublin, Ireland , May 25, 2018. Exit polls also indicated that women voted for the repeal of the 8th of Amendment by 72% where as men supported the repeal at 65%.

Global Media Rachel Dolezal facing 15 years in prison for her
Author: 0 Rachel Dolezal facing 15 years in prison for her "white" lies

Court documents allege Dolezal, who has legally changed her name to Nkechi Diallo , illegally received $8,747 in food assistance and $100 in child care assistance starting in August 2015 up until November 2017. In 2017, Dolezal told The Associated Press that she still identifies as black, despite being "Caucasian biologically". Local reporters who went to her Spokane home seeking comment said she declined to say anything and closed the door.

Global Media McConnell: 'Nothing Particularly Surprising' in Contentious FBI Briefing
Author: 0 McConnell: 'Nothing Particularly Surprising' in Contentious FBI Briefing

No matter what ludicrous charge Trump makes, the entire political system reacts as though it might be true. "We first hear about the dossier, it's kind of fishy, then we find out later it was funded by the Clinton campaign", York said . The vice president's chief of staff, Lewis "Scooter" Libby, was convicted on perjury and obstruction of justice charges. TRUMP tweet: "Clapper has now admitted that there was Spying in my campaign".

Global Media What Meghan Markle's own coat of arms means
Author: 0 What Meghan Markle's own coat of arms means

Meghan was born and raised in Los Angeles and the statement said the blue background of the shield on her arms represented the Pacific Ocean off California's coast while two golden rays were symbolic of the state's sunshine. TAP FOR GALLERY Kensington Palace has unveiled Meghan's official Coat of Arms. According to the Palace, it's "customary" for the wife of a royal family member to feature one of her husband's Supporters in addition to her own.

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