For second time in 2 years, flash floods ravage Ellicott City, Maryland

Ellicott City was still recovering from a flash flood two years ago that killed two and forced the historic city to rebuild much of its Main Street. The fast-moving water trapped dozens of cars on the street, with lone standing vehicles being swe... More..

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Tropical cyclone Mekunu unlikely to reach UAE
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Tropical cyclone Mekunu unlikely to reach UAE

RAFO also transferred the communication equipment to Dhofar in order to support and assure the availability of satellite communication during the period of the cyclone. Across Salalah, branches and leaves litte...More..

Italian PM-designate fails to form coalition government, resigns
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Italian PM-designate fails to form coalition government, resigns

Mattarella ultimately refused to back the so-called "euroskeptic" for the economy portfolio. Italy's would-be coalition parties turned up the pressure on President Sergio Mattarella on Saturday to endorse...More..

Two Palestinian militants killed by Israeli fire in Gaza Strip
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Two Palestinian militants killed by Israeli fire in Gaza Strip

Two of those killed were identified as 25-year-old Hussein al-Amour, 28-year-old Abdul Haleem al-Naqa, according to the Palestinian health ministry. At least 119 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire ...More..

Will Power wins 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Will Power wins 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500

The advantage of stalking and sling-shotting past a leader was eliminated. She became the first woman to win an IndyCar Series race in 2008. That led to a series of varied pit strategies and a long list of race...More..

Hawaii's Erupting Kilauea Volcano Is Now Spouting Blue Flames of Burning Methane
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Hawaii's Erupting Kilauea Volcano Is Now Spouting Blue Flames of Burning Methane

Early Wednesday morning, officials from the U.S. Geological Survey spotted blue flames rising from cracks in a country road in Leilani Estates, near where lava is spewing from the Kīlauea volcano's lower ea...More..

Former college football player takes bullets in school shooting while protecting students
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Former college football player takes bullets in school shooting while protecting students

She confirmed what I heard from another person who lives nearby that this was in a science classroom and that a science teacher may have been the one to literally tackle this kid and swat the gun away from him....More..

Trump demands 'total transparency' from Justice Department about FBI informant
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Trump demands 'total transparency' from Justice Department about FBI informant

Attorney General Jeff Sessions had recused himself from any investigations of the Trump campaign, due to potential conflicts of interest. That jury is still out, with a special counsel appointed to investigate...More..

Twitter block ruled violation of First Amendment
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Twitter block ruled violation of First Amendment

A federal judge in NY ruled Wednesday that President Trump is in violation of the Constitution when he blocks users on Twitter. At that time, Judge Buchwald urged both parties to find a resolution outside of ...More..

Ceremonies to mark Memorial Day
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Ceremonies to mark Memorial Day

The parade route will be from Monroe Avenue and Lyon Street and ending at Veterans Memorial Park on Fulton Street and Sheldon Boulevard. American Legion Post 208 will be organizing the Memorial Day parade i...More..

DICE partners with NVIDIA for Battlefield V, will feature NVIDIA-platform features
by | Thursday, May 24, 2018

DICE partners with NVIDIA for Battlefield V, will feature NVIDIA-platform features

More information about Grand Operations will be shared at E3 next month. Battlefield 5 will be available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Are you looking forward to Battlefield V? There will be a...More..

Ariana Grande remembers Manchester bomb attack victims on first anniversary
by | Thursday, May 24, 2018

Ariana Grande remembers Manchester bomb attack victims on first anniversary

They included Don't Look Back in Anger by Oasis, One Day Like This by Elbow and Never Forget by Take That. She wrote: 'So wish i were there with u all today. A minute's silence will be observed across the U.K...More..

Sensex Falls 100 Points, Nifty Near 10650; Wipro Shares Down 2%
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Sensex Falls 100 Points, Nifty Near 10650; Wipro Shares Down 2%

This is the benchmark's lowest closing since May 4 when it had closed at 34,915. Trend at other Asian markets , however, was better as investors kept a cautious watch on developments in US-China trade negoti...More..

United Kingdom to produce new customs proposal to prevent hard border
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

United Kingdom to produce new customs proposal to prevent hard border

The public is not as hung up on the Border issue as might have been expected given the unremitting focus of the Government and the European Union negotiators on it for the past year. Mrs May's Brexit "war cab...More..

Putin meets Assad, calls for 'political process' on Syria
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Putin meets Assad, calls for 'political process' on Syria

According to a Kremlin statement, Mr Assad said "stability is improving" in Syria, "opening the door to the political process we started some time ago". Russian Federation says it never targets civilian areas. ...More..

White House Weighs in on Laurel vs. Yanny Debate: 'I Hear Covfefe'
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

White House Weighs in on Laurel vs. Yanny Debate: 'I Hear Covfefe'

White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump , counselor Kellyanne Conway and director of social media Dan Scavino are all on team #Laurel. In the light-hearted video, staffers are asked if they hear "Laurel" i...More..

European Union vows to block blow of US Iran sanctions
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

European Union vows to block blow of US Iran sanctions

US President Donald Trump announced on May 8 that Washington quit the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, which curbed Tehran's nuclear activity in exchange for lifting the UN Security Council's sanctions and unilater...More..

Police Officer Shoots Suspect Who Opened Fire At Dixon High School
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Police Officer Shoots Suspect Who Opened Fire At Dixon High School

The suspect is in custody and is receiving medical treatment. In Maryland , a similar situation occurred when a school resource officer prevented a student from inflicting greater loss of life at Great Mil...More..

Volcanic smog drifts to other Hawaii islands, ash carpets towns
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Volcanic smog drifts to other Hawaii islands, ash carpets towns

At least 20 fissures have now opened with some emitting risky levels of sulfur dioxide, Hawaii County officials told CNN. Lava flows have destroyed 37 homes so far and caused the evacuation of at least 2,000 ...More..

Fallen officers memorial ceremony set for Friday
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Fallen officers memorial ceremony set for Friday

They investigate crimes from theft to murder. "At every opportunity we need to let those folks know we appreciate the job they do", McDaniel said. The ceremony featured a roll call of the Salina Police Offi...More..

Iraq election thrown wide open as outsider alliances show strength
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Iraq election thrown wide open as outsider alliances show strength

The Victory Alliance of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, who has been backed by the global community, looked to have won in only one province. An official at the US State Department remained coy ahead of the...More..

Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem, two days after U.S. move
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem, two days after U.S. move

The bloodshed drew calls for restraint from some countries, including France and Britain, and stronger criticism from others, with regional power Turkey calling it "a massacre". Netanyahu profusely praised the ...More..

Who Is David Tepper, the Presumed New Owner of the Carolina Panthers?
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Who Is David Tepper, the Presumed New Owner of the Carolina Panthers?

Appaloosa Management found success during the financial crisis by betting that banks would make a turnaround, buying Bank of America and Citigroup shares in a move that ultimately earned the firm a reported...More..

Anwar walks free from prison and into political limelight
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Anwar walks free from prison and into political limelight

In an astonishing U-turn past year, Anwar shook hands with Mahathir and agreed to join forces to oust scandal-tainted Najib. Ahead of the 70-year-old leader's release, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, who h...More..

Militant shot dead in attack on police headquarters in Indonesia's Riau province
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Militant shot dead in attack on police headquarters in Indonesia's Riau province

The group slammed a minivan into a gate and then attacked officers with swords. "Three officers were injured and one later died in hospital", said local police chief Nandang, who goes by one name. In a messag...More..