United States imposing 25% tariff of Chinese goods, apply investment restrictions in June

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross will head to China to talk with the government on Saturday. "China's attitude, as always, is: we do not want to fight, but we are also not afraid to fight", it said in the commentary by Xinhua reporter Yu Jiaxin. More..

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Israeli jets & helicopters strike 25 ‘Hamas military targets’ in Gaza
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Israeli jets & helicopters strike 25 ‘Hamas military targets’ in Gaza

Shortly after noon on Tuesday, IAF warplanes attacked a large number of Islamic Jihad targets in Gaza, while Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu linked the morning attack to the situation in Syria, where ...More..

Trump Attacks Obama, Democrats For Not Looking Into Russia
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Trump Attacks Obama, Democrats For Not Looking Into Russia

Gowdy said Trump is also more incensed by Obama-era CIA Director John Brennan saying he belongs "in the dustbin of history" and additional negative comments former FBI Director James Comey. "The president i...More..

President Trump Rallies in Tennessee to Maintain Republican Grip on Senate
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

President Trump Rallies in Tennessee to Maintain Republican Grip on Senate

Trump won Tennessee decidedly in 2016 and remains popular there. The president also talked about tax reform, MS-13, immigration, supporting veterans and even stating yet again that Mexico will fund the so...More..

by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Hurricane Maria killed more than 4,600 in Puerto Rico

Previous studies have found that the number of direct and indirect hurricane-related deaths in Puerto Rico is higher than the official toll, including a 2017 report that there were almost 500 more deaths ...More..

Authorities: Flash Flood Surges Through Maryland Community
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Authorities: Flash Flood Surges Through Maryland Community

He hadn't been seen since about 5:20 p.m. Sunday, when brown water raged down the town's Main Street. Hermond is the only person who has been reported missing, and there have been no other reports of fatalities...More..

by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Trump administration announces new tariffs on Chinese tech goods amid trade disputes

The White House said Tuesday the tax will affect goods worth $ 50 billion and include products related to the Made in China 2025 program, a 2015 initiative promoting the country's information technology, robot...More..

Korean Official Heading to U.S. for Talks on Summit
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Korean Official Heading to U.S. for Talks on Summit

The US and North Korea are seeking common ground on the steps it would take for Kim Jong-un to give up his nuclear weapons. Now in charge of inter-Korean relations, he was the longtime head of North Korea's int...More..

Mueller's probe into Trump is a 'rigged investigation,' Giuliani says
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Mueller's probe into Trump is a 'rigged investigation,' Giuliani says

I'm not saying Mueller is illegitimate. Asked by CNN's Dana Bash on Sunday whether there was a larger strategy to undermine the investigation at play, Giuliani said he "couldn't do it if they didn't have th...More..

Man scales building with bare hands to save child dangling from balcony
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Man scales building with bare hands to save child dangling from balcony

Video footage of Gassama scaling four storeys of the building with his bare hands has catapulted the young man to global fame, and earned him the promise of citizenship from President Emmanuel Macron . "I did ...More..

Only Syrian army should be on southern border: Russia
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Only Syrian army should be on southern border: Russia

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said that only Syrian forces should be present in areas alongside the country's border with Israel and Jordan, as rebels in southern Syria prepare for a possible o...More..

Furious leaders in Italy call for fresh elections
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Furious leaders in Italy call for fresh elections

Makoni cautioned investors and traders to watch the benchmark Italian 10-year Treasury yields for indications on the situation in Italy , and potential movements on the euro as a result. Mattarella has refus...More..

Flash floods rush through Ellicott City, Maryland, trapping residents
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Flash floods rush through Ellicott City, Maryland, trapping residents

A Maryland city was devastated late Sunday afternoon after 6-inches of heavy rain caused a downtown flash flood. In July 2016, Ellicott City received 6.6 inches (17 centimeters) of rain over a 2- to 3-hour pe...More..

Indiana middle school teacher who stopped shooting says he had to act
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Indiana middle school teacher who stopped shooting says he had to act

Although he has been lauded a hero, Seaman said that he is "a person who isn't looking for attention" and that he "did what [he] did that day" because he "deeply care [s] for [his] students and their well-being...More..

China anger over United States 'provocation' in South China Sea
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

China anger over United States 'provocation' in South China Sea

It said in a statement: "The move contravened Chinese and relevant worldwide law, seriously infringed upon Chinese sovereignty and harmed strategic mutual trust between the two militaries". China claims nearl...More..

Roman Abramovich granted Israeli citizenship
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Roman Abramovich granted Israeli citizenship

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich arrived in Israel on Monday and left in several hours after obtaining an Israeli domestic passport, a source in the Israeli authorities told TASS. The British governemn...More..

TV anchor, photographer killed while covering weather story
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

TV anchor, photographer killed while covering weather story

The ground in the area is saturated from all the recent rainfall, Tryon Fire Chief Geoff Tennant said in a press conference Monday afternoon. WYFF said McCormick "joined the station in April 2007 as a reporte...More..

Trump sees 'brilliant potential' for N Korea as summit prep continues
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Trump sees 'brilliant potential' for N Korea as summit prep continues

Moon and Kim Jong Un held a surprise meeting on Saturday at the border village of Panmunjom, during which they agreed that a North Korea-US summit must be held. Trump and Abe spoke Monday as American offic...More..

Lava Covers Plugged Well at Hawaii Geothermal Plant Property
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Lava Covers Plugged Well at Hawaii Geothermal Plant Property

Steve Brantley of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said the flow seemed to have halted Sunday morning before it picked back up and covered the well at the plant, which lies on the southeast flank of the volcano...More..

Storm Alberto maintains strength as it approaches Gulf Coast
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Storm Alberto maintains strength as it approaches Gulf Coast

Rough conditions were whipping up big waves off the eastern and northern Gulf Coast region, and officials warned swimmers to stay out of the surf through Tuesday due to life-threatening swells and rip currents....More..

Meadows: FBI Should Have Warned Trump Campaign of Staff-Russia Conflicts
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Meadows: FBI Should Have Warned Trump Campaign of Staff-Russia Conflicts

The reason for that is simple: Trump is concerned about the ongoing special counsel investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 presidential campaign and the possibility of collusion between members ...More..

Ellicott City flooding: How you can help
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Ellicott City flooding: How you can help

Additionally, the Howard County food bank says it will accept donations for Ellicott City Flood Relief on Monday from 10 a.m. 2 p.m. Mike Muccilli, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sterl...More..

Italy 'gives up' on forming new government
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Italy 'gives up' on forming new government

The far-right League and the anti-establishment Five Star Movement have failed to set up shop in Rome since scoring the most votes in Italy's inconclusive elections almost three months ago. "I asked for t...More..

by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Flooding Slams Ellicott City, Baltimore Region; Water Rescues Reported

Flash floods and dramatic water rescues unfolded in Maryland on Sunday as parts of the state have become overwhelmed with heavy rains. ECP says in 2016, they "collected an distributed over $1.85 million whi...More..

US Officials In North Korea
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

US Officials In North Korea

He crossed the line that separates the two Koreas to meet with Choe Son Hui, the North Korean vice foreign minister, who said last week that Pyongyang was "reconsidering" the talks. But Mr Moon suggested Mr Kim...More..

North Korea has 'brilliant potential' as United States team arrives at border
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

North Korea has 'brilliant potential' as United States team arrives at border

American officials are skeptical that Kim will ever fully abandon his nuclear arsenal, and Moon said North Korea is not yet convinced it can trust security guarantees from the United States. The delegation that...More..

Indiana Teacher Who Tackled Shooter Released From Hospital
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Indiana Teacher Who Tackled Shooter Released From Hospital

His friends and family weren't surprised by what Jason Seaman did Friday, taking down a shooter at a Noblesville, Ind., school. The student, a girl, was in critical condition late Friday, while Seaman was in ...More..

Utah Man Jailed In Venezuela Freed After Two Years
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Utah Man Jailed In Venezuela Freed After Two Years

Surrounded by his family on one couch, and the lawmakers who had long sought his release on another, Holt was welcomed home in remarks to reporters in the Oval Office at the White House Sunday evening. 'This wo...More..

Ireland set to repeal abortion ban after historic referendum
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Ireland set to repeal abortion ban after historic referendum

Results released on Saturday showed 66.4 percent of people voted "Yes" and just over 30 percent voted "No" in Friday's Irish referendum on easing restrictions on abortions. The anti-abortion campaign, which wan...More..

Moon Jae-in says North Korea is still committed to U.S. summit
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Moon Jae-in says North Korea is still committed to U.S. summit

May 25 (Korean time): Kim Kye Kwan's statement comes out in a calmer tone: "We would like to make known to the USA side once again that we have the intent to sit with the USA side to solve the problem regardle...More..