Aide dismissive of McCain departs White House

The White House Communications aide criticized for making fun of Sen. Sadler could not immediately be reached for comment . The White House was roiled by bipartisan fury over the remark attributed to Kelly Sadler in May. Some of McCain's colle... More..

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Why Are The Kilauea And Fuego Volcano Eruptions So Different?

Hernandez and her husband, Francisco Ortiz, survived because they moved out of Los Lotes just two months ago to begin a new life on a small plot of land. "We will probe the area as many times as necessary", Ser...More..

Lava Torches Hundreds of Homes
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Lava Torches Hundreds of Homes

Lava destroyed Mayor Harry Kim's second home in Vacationland. The county managing director Wil Okabe said his own vacation home in Kapoho Beach Lots was also threatened. It is believed that most of these home...More..

by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Schumer presses McConnell to dedicate August to bringing down-health care costs

He added, senators should expect to remain in session to pass legislation and make progress on the president's agenda. "We have a lot of important work to do", McConnell said after the lunch. Chris Van Hollen...More..

Secluded resort chosen for Trump-Kim summit in Singapore
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Secluded resort chosen for Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

The former National Basketball Association star, nicknamed "The Worm", has formed a bromance with North Korea leader Kim Jong-un after a visit to the rogue nation in 2013. Responding to a question on "maximum...More..

Trump issues a major statement against National Football League players refusing White House visit
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Trump issues a major statement against National Football League players refusing White House visit

NFL .com's Mike Garafolo said the team wanted to just send "representatives" to the White House , including Foles , because so many Eagles had made a decision to skip the visit with Trump. The invitatio...More..

Miss America Drops Swimsuit Competition, No Longer Judges on Appearance
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Miss America Drops Swimsuit Competition, No Longer Judges on Appearance

The shakeup in leadership came late a year ago, as the result of a scandal in which leaked emails from former Miss America CEO Sam Haskell were released to the Huffington Post . Graham, who played piano in...More..

Stephen Colbert mocks Trump for claim he could pardon himself
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Stephen Colbert mocks Trump for claim he could pardon himself

But the former New York City mayor said the discussion was more of a legal exercise anyway, and that Trump would not have to face charges, or, as the President tweeted, have to pardon himself. "I thin...More..

Pentagon names conditions to weaken pressure on North Korea
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Pentagon names conditions to weaken pressure on North Korea

South Korean and Japanese Defence ministers also attended the meeting. Protection Secretary Jim Mattis is warning it will likely be a "bumpy street" to the nuclear negotiations with North Korea later this m...More..

Lava from Kilauea volcano destroys Hawai'i County mayor's home
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Lava from Kilauea volcano destroys Hawai'i County mayor's home

They didn't expect the lava flow to head their way. "His second home was claimed by lava", she said. The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported high levels of quake activity were near Kilauea's summit ...More..

Iran Could Unleash New Refugee Wave, Netanyahu Tells Merkel
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Iran Could Unleash New Refugee Wave, Netanyahu Tells Merkel

Iran says the two issues are non-negotiable. Under the JCPOA, Iran was limited to enriching uranium to 3.67 percent-enough to use in civilian power plants, but not in weapons. In exchange, the country receive...More..

Georgia officer fired for hitting suspect with patrol car
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Georgia officer fired for hitting suspect with patrol car

Sheriff David Gabriel said on Facebook that Saulters asked "if our citizens supported law enforcement". Without hesitation I assured him they did and that we have excellent people that live in our county. "He...More..

New Catalan leader wants independence talks with new Spanish PM
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

New Catalan leader wants independence talks with new Spanish PM

His ousting of Mr Rajoy, a 63-year-old EU-friendly veteran politician who had been in power since 2011 and was present during the oath, comes at a time of political instability in Europe as Italy brings in a ne...More..

Conte and cabinet sworn in at Quirinale Palace
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Conte and cabinet sworn in at Quirinale Palace

Di Maio also will serve as industry and labor minister, while Salvini will serve as minister of the interior. Italy's Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni sought member states' support for stemming migrant flows ...More..

First Trump-Kim meeting scheduled for June 12
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

First Trump-Kim meeting scheduled for June 12

Trump cancelled the on-off North Korea summit in late May, blaming the country's "tremendous anger and open hostility". Nobel Prize winning anti-nuclear campaign group ICAN has offered to pay for the cost o...More..

Parkland students marching on with coast-to-coast bus tour
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Parkland students marching on with coast-to-coast bus tour

On a serious note, Fallon concluded the speech by telling the graduates, "You're not the future, you're the present". The Tonight Show star urged graduating Parkland students to not let anything stop them...More..

First Saudi women get driving licences
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

First Saudi women get driving licences

Video of the first woman to be issued a license in the capital, Riyadh, circulated on social media. "Ten Saudi women made history on Monday when they were issued driving licences", said the information mini...More..

Special counsel accuses Paul Manafort of witness tampering
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Special counsel accuses Paul Manafort of witness tampering

Mueller's team asked the DC judge to lock Manafort up, given that he had violated the terms of his bail by interfering with witnesses, writing that there's " little confidence that restrictions short of Manafor...More..

First lady to hang back on president's Camp David weekend
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

First lady to hang back on president's Camp David weekend

She responded to the rumors on Wednesday in a message on Twitter . But on Monday members of the public will get a chance to check on the first lady themselves ... The reception is not open to the press, the ...More..

What Do Trump's Tariffs Mean for Manufacturing Companies
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

What Do Trump's Tariffs Mean for Manufacturing Companies

His promise comes after Canada , Mexico and China have threatened levies on American agriculture goods in response to new US tariffs and American farmers, who helped put Trump in the White House , wor...More..

Giuliani: Trump team would try to avert subpoena
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Giuliani: Trump team would try to avert subpoena

But the former New York City mayor suggested that he did not entirely agree with the letter's premise that a president could never be charged with obstruction of justice. A California man who pleaded guilty i...More..

China Warns U.S. Tariffs Will Undo Existing Deals
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

China Warns U.S. Tariffs Will Undo Existing Deals

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire warned a trade war could begin in "a few days". The US envoy left Beijing with no clear sign that the two countries could avert a trade war. national security by under...More..

by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Thousands of breast cancer patients could be spared chemotherapy

In the all-hands effort to harness the powers of the immune system to fight cancer , scientists have reported that a new approach has eliminated all evidence of advanced-stage breast cancer in a 49-year-old wo...More..

by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Trump’s campaign manager Paul Manafort 'TAMPERED' with potential witnesses

Prosecutors asked that the judge overseeing his case "revoke or revise" the order releasing him ahead of trial. While never naming the people who were allegedly contacted by Manafort, prosecutors say Manafo...More..

Supreme Court sides with baker in same-sex wedding case
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Supreme Court sides with baker in same-sex wedding case

The U.S. Supreme Court has just ruled that one cake baker can refuse to sell wedding cakes to gay people and same-sex couples. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote a dissent, which Justice Sonia Sotomayor joined...More..

Taliban rejects involvement in the attack on religious scholars in Kabul
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Taliban rejects involvement in the attack on religious scholars in Kabul

Roughly an hour before the attack, they issued a fatwa against the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan , where the Taliban have been fighting an insurgency against government forces for almost 17 years, while othe...More..

Lava flows cut off access to more Hawaii neighborhoods
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Lava flows cut off access to more Hawaii neighborhoods

The volcano began erupting on May 3, forcing thousands of residents to evacuate and destroying dozens of homes. They were saved on Sunday morning after the lava cut off potential escape routes, the National...More..

Is the U.S.-South Korea Alliance Worth It?
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Is the U.S.-South Korea Alliance Worth It?

Since the North signalled at the start of this year that it was open to a rapprochement with the South, with which it is still technically at war, Mr Kim has met Chinese President Xi Jinping, South Korea's Mo...More..

Guatemala volcano eruption swallows villages in deadly gas and mud
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Guatemala volcano eruption swallows villages in deadly gas and mud

The eruption of Fuego - Spanish for "fire" - on Sunday was the biggest in more than four decades , forcing the closure of Guatemala's main worldwide airport and dumping ash on thousands of acres (hectares)...More..

Irans supreme leader warns Europe of nuclear dream
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Irans supreme leader warns Europe of nuclear dream

European signatories are scrambling to save the accord, which they see as crucial to forestalling an Iranian nuclear weapon, by seeking to ring-fence trade with Iran against new US financial sanctions to dissua...More..