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Flash flood hits U.S. state of Maryland

Flash floods struck the U.S. state of Maryland as the Patapsco River overran its banks in the same area west of Baltimore that saw deadly flash floods just two years ago. Flooding has also been reported in downtown Baltimore and Columbia. Officials said one person was missing Monday morning; he was identified by WBAL-TV as Eddison Hermond , a member of the National Guard who was working to rescue people from the flood when he was swept away. Read More »

Indiana teacher who stopped attack says he had to save students

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Jason Seaman, a seventh grade science teacher at Noblesville West Middle School in IN, has spoken publicly for the first time since tackling a school shooter and being shot multiple times in the process. He also applauded the student shot in the incident, Ella Whistler, saying he was proud of her. She says Seaman, "put his own life in danger" for others. Read More »

Travis Scott honors Santa Fe High School seniors at Houston Rockets game

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Christopher Stone and Rosie Yanas' 17-year-old son, Chris, was one of the victims in the shooting . Stone's funeral was Friday. Pagourtzis' attorneys did not specify what they consider a "reasonable bond" to be. "I will fight it forever", tweeted Republican Rep. Jonathan Stickland. Texas City ISD has hired a director of security and school safety to oversee all the schools and make security changes where necessary. Read More »

Two Palestinians killed by Israeli tank fire in Gaza

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Palestinian media had earlier reported the air strikes, which reports said lit up the sky in the city of Rafah that abuts Gaza's southern border with Egypt. The bombing was a response to an explosive device placed on Saturday near the border fence between Gaza and Israel, according to the army. "Returning to the lands of Palestine", he added in a separate tweet. Read More »

Israel Reported To Be Using F35 Jet Fighters In Syria

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It has become part of our operational capabilities. Stealth aircraft, such as the F-22 Raptor or the F-35 Lightning II 5th generation jets are equipped with Luneburg (or Luneberg) lenses: radar reflectors used to make the LO (Low Observable) aircraft (consciously) visible to radars. Read More »

U.S. reaches deal to keep China's ZTE in business: congressional aide

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In return, the U.S. Commerce Department will lift a seven-year ban on ZTE buying components from U.S. companies. It is publicly traded, but the largest shareholder is a Chinese government-run company. President Trump tweeted about the recent deal, "Senator Schumer and Obama Administration let phone company ZTE flourish with no security checks ". Read More »

Foreign Secretary statement on the MH17 investigation

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The revelations came on the same day that the Netherlands and Australia said they held the Russian state responsible for the downing of the flight. All 298 passengers and crew were killed, including 38 Australians. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Blok discussed the findings of the investigation by phone, but Lavrov heard no facts confirming Russia's responsibility , Interfax reported . Read More »

China rebukes US for withdrawing invitation to naval drills

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Despite the fact that the Trump Administration has exacted no claim over the many disputed islands in that region, the USA has actively rivalled all Chinese claims of sovereignty over them. The statement also did not mention China's use of a laser against US pilots flying near Beijing's first overseas military base in the east African state of Djibouti. Read More »

Search on for missing NY toddler after mother's body found

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Authorities say Reyes is not Owen's father. He has admitted to burying the woman but not killing her, Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts said. Virts said although his office issued an AMBER Alert for the 14-month-old boy on Friday morning, he has no evidence that the boy was abducted and believes the search will end in a body recovery. Read More »

Mueller probe: Faith in Justice Department weakens

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Page has been at the center of ongoing investigations into Russian meddling and collusion with the Trump campaign in 2016 because of his alleged ties to the Kremlin. "You know, this has really taken the assault on the rule of law to a new level", Yates told David Axelrod in a televised episode of " The Axe Files ", airing Saturday at 7 pm ET. Read More »

Trump Says U.S.-North Korea Talks May Salvage Kim Summit

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That two-hour meeting was the latest remarkable diplomatic chapter in a roller coaster of developments on the Korean peninsula. In a letter to Mr. Kim on Thursday, Mr. "There are meetings going on as we speak", Trump said. "Chairman Kim agreed on that", he added. The flurry of diplomatic backslapping and bonhomie disappeared in recent weeks as the summit was thrown into doubt by increasingly bellicose rhetoric from both top USA administration officials and Pyongyang. Read More »

Trump says still looking at June 12 summit with Kim

The Kim-Moon meeting followed a whirlwind 24 hours that saw Trump cancel the highly anticipated June 12 meeting before saying it's potentially back on. In response, the North said Friday that it stays open to talks with the US anytime and in any format. Moon told reporters Sunday that Kim reaffirmed his denuclearization commitment and told Moon he's willing to cooperate to end confrontation for the sake of the successful North Korea-U.S. Read More »

Can the U.S.-North Korea summit be saved?

During the meeting, Kim reportedly expressed a "fixed will" to hold a North Korea-US summit in Singapore and expressed commitment to denuclearize Korean peninsula. "Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate at this time to have this long-planned meeting". Read More »

LANDSLIDE: 'Quiet Revolution' As Ireland Ends Abortion Ban

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The outcome is a new milestone on a path of change for a country which only legalised divorce by a razor thin majority in 1995 before becoming the first in the world to adopt gay marriage by popular vote three years ago. More than 66 per cent of voters wanted an end to the ban. She told AFP: "I had to leave my country to get the healthcare that I needed when I was told that my baby wouldn't survive outside the womb and I've told my story over and over again just in the hope that this ... Read More »

Storm Team 11 Forecast: Showers And Storms Continue... Watch For Localized Flooding

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CBS Miami meteorologist Craig Setzer called Alberto a "big, lopsided storm" - and the effects of the storm will be felt long before it makes landfall . Heavy downpours were expected to begin lashing parts of Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama on Sunday. Forecasters in Alabama were getting prepared for a "multitude of impacts" from Alberto starting this weekend. Read More »

Donald Trump defends trade deal with China

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A commentary published by Xinhua on Sunday called the statement a "good example of win-win", noting that it would help America reduce its trade deficit by increasing exports to China and allow China to diversify and raise the quality of its imports. Read More »

1-year-old dies in hot truck in Nashville

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She was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she was pronounced dead. According to the National Weather Service, temperatures in Nashville reached a high of 89 degrees, meaning the inside of the truck could have reached almost 120 degrees. Read More »

Disgraced Hollywood icon Harvey Weinstein surrenders on sex assault charges

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Dressed in a black or navy blazer over a powder-blue sweater and white dress shirt, he looked resigned. According to BBC News, Weinstein arrived at around 7 a.m. Created by Alyssa Milano, the movement soon found support with Gwyneth Paltrow , Ashley Judd , Jennifer Lawrence , and Uma Thurman . NY police have previously confirmed an active Weinstein investigation regarding Evans, who was an aspiring actress at the time , and a credible rape allegation after " Boardwalk Empire " ... Read More »

15 hurt in blast at Indian restaurant in Canada

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Bonnie Crombie, the city's mayor, said she was thankful there were no fatalities. "This is not the Mississauga I know", Ms Crombie said. The police did not yet have a motive for the attack but said they had no reason to suspect terrorism or a hate crime. Read More »

Janina Gavankar: Why Royal Wedding Guests Giggled During Ceremony

You may be wondering what is so amusing about a wedding between two people deeply in love, well 1,200 cheering fans is the answer. She said: "It was such a handsome, incredible wedding". And though they let loose at the reception , Gavankar said guests at the ceremony tried to be on their very best behavior. He is also said to have turned to his guests and asked: "Can anyone play the piano" - before Sir Elton John played a medley of Your Song, Tiny Dancer, Circle Of Life and I'm Still ... Read More »

Leaders of two Koreas hold surprise meeting as Trump revives summit hope

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But on Thursday, just two days after meeting with Moon in Washington , Trump abruptly canceled the summit with Kim, a decision that came as a shock to the South Korean leader, who said, "I am very perplexed and it is very regrettable". The move, made public in a letter to Kim, came less than three weeks before the June 12 meeting was set to take place in Singapore. "Therefore, please let this letter serve to represent that the Singapore summit, for the good of both parties, but to the ... Read More »

Voters in Ireland repeal constitutional ban on abortion

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So many people came to her funeral and that helped me so much with our grief. The couple said their belief that every baby deserves a right to life is not based on religion but on science and reason. Decisions by tech titans Google and Facebook to halt referendum adverts reinforced their suspicions of being silenced in a "rigged" vote. When Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar announced a referendum that could relax one of the most restrictive regimes for abortion in Europe, his nod ... Read More »

Yulia Skripal plans to return to Russian Federation

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British authorities have said Russian Federation was responsible for the poisoning that left Skripal, 33, and her father Sergei , 66, in critical condition. The Skripals were found a day later in a comatose condition on a park bench in the centre of Salisbury. In her first filmed public statement since the attack, Ms Skripal told Reuters that her life had been "turned upside down " but she hoped to return to Russian Federation in the future. Read More »

Extremely Severe Cyclone Mekunu heads for Oman and Yemen

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A video shared by the Oman Observer news outlet showed flood waters overcoming the Wadi Sahalnoot damn near Salalah . Strong waves smashed into empty tourist beaches. "But one has to take precautions and work on that basis". Police in the Middle Eastern country reported that the man died after floods swept him away with his vehicle near Salalah , Oman's second-largest city, while the girl died when a gust of wind smashed her into a wall. Read More »

Iran Undecided Whether It Will Stay In JCPOA

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Top diplomats from China , Russia , France , Germany , and the United Kingdom are meeting with Iranian counterparts in Vienna today to discuss the fate of the nuclear deal. "The Agency. has conducted complementary accesses under the Additional Protocol to all the sites and locations in Iran which it needed to visit", the IAEA said in a confidential report that was sent to member states and seen by Reuters . Read More »

USA exit from Iran deal could trigger instability: Putin

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Putin also criticized sanctions levied against his country - put in place for the Russian annexation of Crimea and meddling in the USA election. Macron's office however said that while the pair agreed on the need to "preserve the gains from the agreement", the French leader was also pushing for worldwide talks on a potential wider deal. Read More »

Syrian air defenses intercept missiles near Homs

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Israel's military believes Hezbollah has between 100,000 and 120,000 short- and medium-range missiles and rockets, as well as several hundred long-range missiles, with the medium-range missiles capable of reaching Tel Aviv. Shortly after reports on the attack emerged, a Pentagon spokesman said the USA military has " no operational reporting " about any operation against the Syrian government. Read More »