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by | May 28, 2018 | 18:24

A local newspaper reporter remarked on Twitter that Sunday's flooding looked "worse than 2016", when a similar flash flood struck the same neighborhood on Saturday, July 30. Flooding submerged parts of Maryland Sunday, prompting water rescues and shutting down roads. A Flash Flood Emergency remains in place. Local officials recently said that 96 per cent of the businesses were back in operation and more than 20 new businesses had again opened in the Main Street area.

by | May 28, 2018 | 16:34

It has called on China to remove all military systems and discontinue militarization of all disputed territory in the South China Sea, Logan said. The US has withdrawn an invitation to China to participate in the world's largest worldwide maritime warfare exercise, the Pentagon announced today, citing Beijing's "destabilising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.

by | May 28, 2018 | 16:20

Trump's firing of Comey has spawned an investigation into whether he obstructed justice by removing the head of the FBI as it investigated his campaign. Trump has told confidants in recent days that the revelation of an informant was potential evidence that the upper echelon of federal law enforcement has conspired against him, according to three people familiar with his recent conversations but not authorized to discuss them publicly.

by | May 28, 2018 | 15:20

The operation also came just days after the Pentagon uninvited China from a major US-hosted naval drill. The USS Higgins, a guided-missile destroyer, and the USS Antietam, a missile cruiser, reportedly came within 12 nautical miles of the Paracel Islands - southeast of Hainan, Reuters reported , adding that the usa officials requested anonymity.

by | May 28, 2018 | 13:56

China considers Taiwan to be a renegade province. Taiwan has accused China of using dollar diplomacy to lure away its allies, promising generous aid packages, charges China has denied. Mainland Affairs Council Deputy Minister Chiu Chui-cheng (邱垂正) said that Taiwanese with household registration in China and who hold Chinese passports would have their Republic of China citizenship revoked under the Act Governing Relations Between the People of the Taiwan Area and the Mainland Area ...

by | May 28, 2018 | 13:28

Varadkar's government has promised to approve the drafting of abortion legislation at a cabinet meeting on Tuesday, May 29, and is aiming to enact the new law before the end of the year. Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin. "For me it is also the day when we said "No More". In 2016 more than 700 women from Northern Ireland crossed the Irish Sea to clinics in Britain to terminate pregnancies.

by | May 28, 2018 | 13:07

Main Street in Ellicott City saw flooding that almost reached the top of a stop sign . The streets of Ellicott City , just outside Baltimore, were transformed into raging rivers on Sunday as torrential rain soaked much of the state.

by | May 28, 2018 | 12:27

What they have received instead is what one major paper, la Repubblica, is calling "an unprecedented institutional clash". Earlier on Sunday, it was reported Mattarella had rejected the eurosceptic candidacy of Paolo Savona for the post of minister of economy.

by | May 28, 2018 | 11:15

Florida authorities say the woman was beaten and held captive for two days at gunpoint by her partner before escaping when she convinced him to bring their dog to an animal hospital on Friday. He is being held without bail at the Volusia County Branch Jail. The woman tried to escape Floyd on Wednesday night, but he allegedly chased her down and dragged her back to the house they lived in together, according to the affidavit.

by | May 28, 2018 | 04:20

In televised comments as recently as the beginning of the month, the No. 2 official in Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party, Diosdado Cabello, described Holt as "the head of US espionage in Latin America", and said that he would remain behind bars.

by | May 27, 2018 | 22:29

Over a hundred Palestinians have been killed in the rolling protests and clashes, mostly from Israeli gunfire. It did not confirm a second raid. According to Israeli media, the defence ministry ordered the construction of the barrier in the aftermath of the 2014 war with Gaza and after discovering that Hamas fighters had successfully entered Israel by sea.

by | May 27, 2018 | 21:25

While Trump's summit cancellation caused anxiety for US ally South Korea, Seoul is expected to keep enforcing existing sanctions. Seoul already was looking at ways to relax economic pressure on Pyongyang, although a senior South Korean official said, "We can't and won't do anything that may loosen sanctions on our own, breaking away from the worldwide community".

by | May 27, 2018 | 19:56

Kim Chang Son was in Beijing from Thursday to Saturday, according to Japanese and South Korean media reports, although it was not clear whether his trip was related to the summit preparations. Moon said he assured Kim that Trump has a "firm resolve" to end hostile relations with North Korea and initiate economic coooperation if Kim implements "complete denuclearization".

by | May 27, 2018 | 18:28

They described the bomb as being an improvised explosive device and said the two men fled the scene immediately after it went off. The explosion caused "a considerable amount of damage", Evans said, adding that there were two private birthday parties at the restaurant at the time, with children under 10 in attendance.

by | May 27, 2018 | 16:33

Rudy Giuliani, one of Trump's attorneys, told The Associated Press on Friday that the White House hopes to get a readout of the materials next week. White House involvement in an investigation Justice Department investigation is rare. The timing is significant because if Halper was being used as an informant before a case had been officially opened, it raises the possibility the Trump campaign was spied on for political - not law enforcement - reasons.

by | May 27, 2018 | 14:12

However, separately on Saturday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders revealed that a team of U.S. officials was being dispatched to Singapore for summit preparations. "Chairman Kim said Friday afternoon he wanted to meet without any formalities, and I accepted", Moon said Sunday in Seoul . Speaking on the condition of anonymity, the official said Seoul's intelligence chief Suh Hoon and his North Korean counterpart, Kim Yong-chol have been in close communication since the April 27th ...

by | May 27, 2018 | 10:27

Ireland has voted in favour of overturning the country's strict abortion ban , following a historic referendum yesterday. "This has been a great exercise in democracy and the people have spoken and the people have said : We want a modern constitution for a modern country, and that we trust women and that we respect them to make the right decisions and the rights choices about their own health care", Varadkar said on Saturday .

by | May 27, 2018 | 07:30

Standing alongside his defence attorney, the former Tinseltown power broker looked glum during the brief arraignment , agreeing to post bail at $1 million cash, surrender his passport and be fitted with a Global Positioning System monitoring device.

by | May 27, 2018 | 06:44

The queen worked closely with the College of Arms to create the design for Markle. The shield's blue background references the Pacific Ocean, while the two golden rays and golden poppies symbolize California's sun and state flower. It is customary for wives of the royal family to have one Supporter representing themselves and one Supporter that is the same as one of their husband's.

by | May 27, 2018 | 06:37

A short time later, he was arrested and accused by the Venezuelan government of stockpiling weapons in the apartment of his new wife's family and collaborating with an armed paramilitary gang. Holt's family said in a statement. Josh Holt , a Utah man who has been detained in Venezuela for nearly two years awaiting trial on weapons charges, has been released, President Donald Trump announced in a Tweet early Saturday.

by | May 27, 2018 | 04:45

A student armed with two handguns shot a teacher and a fellow student at a middle school in IN on Friday, police said, the latest in a series of shootings at United States schools and colleges fuelling debate about how to keep campuses safe.

by | May 27, 2018 | 04:04

The summit was originally scheduled in a surprise development after months of escalating threats and insults between the two leaders after North Korea's multiple tests previous year of nuclear bombs and intercontinental ballistic missiles which it claimed were capable of reaching the US mainland.

by | May 27, 2018 | 04:04

As the Justice Department investigates, politicians and pundits on the left and right are weighing in. "Kelly, the White House chief of staff, whom Mr. Speaking to Radio Sputnik's Loud & Clear , Daniel Lazare, journalist and author of "The Frozen Republic", "The Velvet Coup" and "America's Undeclared War", noted that the press coverage of the briefings show US Democrats are putting on a unified front by stressing that Stefan Halper was an informant and not a spy.

by | May 26, 2018 | 23:34

One to four of those hurricanes is predicted to develop into major hurricanes of Category 3 strength or above. Kauai could be looking at between three and six tropical cyclones in the Central Pacific in the 2018 hurricane season , a number lower than the predictions over the last several years but still within the realm of a normal-to-above-average season.

by | May 26, 2018 | 23:33

Exit polls released after Friday's vote had suggested more than two thirds of voters wanted to change the country's strict law. University campuses in Ireland , just as in North America , are hotbeds of abortion activism, and many students seem particularly passionate about a "Yes" outcome on Friday .

by | May 26, 2018 | 23:13

Ms Skripal, 33, and her father Sergei , a former Russian double agent who now lives in the United Kingdom , were found frothing at the mouth on a bench in Salisbury on 4 March. In the longer 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 intelligence officer who defected to Britain and died in 2006 after being exposed to polonium-210, a rare radioactive isotope.

by | May 26, 2018 | 21:56

Strong waves smashed into empty tourist beaches. An extremely severe cyclone is the penultimate class in IMD's protocol of assessing storms in terms of strength and intensity, topped off by a super cyclone. The strongest on record to make landfall over the Arabian Peninsula was super cyclone "Gonu" in 2007 which hit North-East Oman with highest wind speeds recorded at 270 km/hr.

by | May 26, 2018 | 21:36

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei set out conditions on Wednesday for Iran to stay in the deal: unless Europe guarantees Iran's oil sales will not suffer, Tehran would resume enrichment activities that are now prohibited. A day earlier, the U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency reported that Iran is adhering to the accord. At the heart of yesterday's talks, chaired by the European Union, were guarantees sought by Iran from the Europeans that they can protect trade.

by | May 26, 2018 | 20:46

The official says the North also reneged on a pledge to allow worldwide inspectors to monitor the supposed demolition of its nuclear test site Thursday. Well, France remains the leading foreign investor in Russian Federation. Putin told the editors that he would observe constitutional term limits that would prevent him from running for a new term in 2024.

by | May 26, 2018 | 20:30

USA ground and air forces repelled the more than four-hour attack, killing perhaps as many as 300 pro-Assad militia members, many of them Russian mercenaries. In February, US forces launched a drone strike that destroyed a tank of the pro-government forces in eastern Syria, and earlier that month, a separate attack killed around 100 pro-government fighters.

by | May 26, 2018 | 17:20

Ten people were shot dead and about 80 wounded by police after crowds set fire to cars and pelted officers with stones on Tuesday. Criticising Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi Palaniswamy for allowing police to fire at hapless farmers, fighting against a private company, the protesters asked if the lives of farmers mattered to the government.

by | May 26, 2018 | 16:47

As it turns out, Jason Seaman is just the man you need when you want someone tackled: he formerly played college football , as a defensive end for Southern Illinois University's Salukis, and is also a football coach at Noblesville. "We were ready to defend ourselves", he said. After a shooting occurred at Noblesville West Middle School, leaving a teacher and a student injured.

by | May 26, 2018 | 16:16

Surprisingly, they also suggest that supporters of more liberal abortion laws may have triumphed throughout the country, not just in the cosmopolitan capital, Dublin , where a strong youth vote had been anticipated. "It's incredible. For all the years and years and years we've been trying to look after women and not been able to look after women, this means everything", said Mary Higgins, obstetrician and Together For Yes campaigner.

by | May 26, 2018 | 06:55

Leo Varadkar , Ireland's prime minister, or taoiseach, leaves a Dublin polling station after casting his vote in Friday's referendum. Nevertheless, given the extent to which he has thrown his weight behind "yes", many observers regard this vote as a referendum partly on the popularity of his still-young tenure as premier.

by | May 26, 2018 | 02:52

She legally changed her name to Nkechi Amare Diallo, which is an African moniker meaning "gift from the gods" and enrolled in welfare. Upon reviewing records, they reportedly found that she'd been listing her income as less than $500 per month.