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Kilauea Volcano Still Erupting; More Than 600 Homes Destroyed

Officials are transitioning to recovery efforts, with help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which is starting to do damage assessments, Magno said. Many people whose homes have been destroyed don't have insurance, and FEMA officials are working with local authorities to get disaster assistance to those who qualify.

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Three Californias? What you need to know

According to the secretary of state's site, the measure needed 365,880 signatures and had gathered 419,462 valid signatures by Tuesday. The push was launched by Silicon Valley titan Tim Draper, who has tried to split California before.

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President Trump meets Singaporean PM for pre-summit talks

Kim arrived in Singapore several hours before Trump , landing at Singapore Changi Airport. Just meeting with Mr Trump will also give Mr Kim a recognition North Korea has long sought, setting him up as a global player and equal to the United States domestically and, internationally, as the leader of a "normal country" worthy of respect.

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Supreme Court Backs Ohio's Right to Purge Voting Rolls

Alito said the objective of the National Voter Registration Act was to increase voter registration and remove ineligible people from the rolls. If it finds voters have moved, they are contacted by voter registration, he said. If that person not respond and doesn't vote over the next four years, they are dropped from the registration list. He then explained how Ohio's system-where the purge process is triggered simply by not voting-is not consistent with the statute.

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'Fool Trade': Trump continues to rip G7 in tweetstorm

Trump refused to sign a joint agreement with USA allies at the end of the summit and threatened to cut off trade with them unless deals were renegotiated. Kudlow, the conservative economist who directs the National Economic Council, was upset with Trudeau's comments at a press conference after the contentious Group of 7 summit in Quebec.

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Trump's Chief Economic Adviser Says Justin Trudeau "Stabbed Us in the Back"

Trade Representative's office. Trump made the comments in tweets from Air Force One as he headed to Singapore for his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un . He did him a favor and he was even willing to sign that socialist communique. "That was part of Trudeau's mistake". Kudlow called Trudeau's press conference a "sophomoric, political stunt for domestic consumption".

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Woman thanks Trump for 'mercy' in commuting her sentence

Kardashian West told the Mic that while meeting with Trump , he "really spent the time to listen to our case that we were making for Alice ". "Ms Johnson has accepted responsibility for her past behaviour and has been a model prisoner over the past two decades", the statement reads.

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After Wuhan, Modi meets Xi Jinping in Qingdao

India became a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in 2017. "The first and foremost important consensus reached at Wuhan was that India and China are partners in progress and in economic development", Indian envoy Gautam Bambawale said in an interview to Chinese state media on Friday, the Hindustan Times reported.

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No UK ministers will be resigning over Brexit backstop

But, with separate talks also starting on how a future EU-UK trading relationship may work, negotiations are deadlocked over how to achieve that while neither leaving a back door for British goods to enter the EU nor raising new hurdles for commerce between Northern Ireland and the British mainland.

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Trump barrels into G-7 summit, ready to fight United States allies

In the wake of the reports about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and the ongoing investigation into whether the Kremlin colluded with the Trump campaign, the president faced some severe pushback for his suggestion to welcome Russia back.

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Crocodile Kills Pastor During Baptism Service | Faith

The Lonely Planet warns the crocodiles can be aggressive towards people and animals because the lake has few fish. "He baptised the first person and he passed on to another one", said eyewitness Ketema Kairo. The "reddish-brown" water also makes it hard to spot crocodiles in the vicinity, per the Telegraph . Despite their efforts to block the crocodile with their nets, by the time they reached Mr Eshetem he was already dead.

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Polls open today for Iowa's primary election | Public Announcements

Nationally, they are hoping to flip at least 23 seats to take back control of the House. "The Democrats are supposed to be the party of the underrepresented and the marginalized". That's more than registered Republicans and Democrats so the change might have an impact on the election. The low margin for the longtime New Jersey politician could be a sign that he will need to do more to motivate Democrats to turn out in the fall.

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Duterte kisses Filipina worker in S. Korea

Kim then proceeded to kiss Duterte on the lips. Duterte's previous comments on women, including rape jokes and incitations to shoot women guerillas in the vagina have resulted in angry charges of misogyny against him. "His repeated acts of machismo is meant as entertainment to hide the reality of his rapidly slipping popularity". In this case, the unidentified woman told the state-run Philippine News Agency in an interview that "there was no malice" to what the president did.

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New US tariffs would make trade deals void, China says

But state news agency Xinhua carried a statement which warned against a trade war and said the two sides should meet each other half way. Mnuchin, speaking at a G7 finance leaders meeting in Canada where he was the target of United States allies' anger over steel and aluminium tariffs, said the China talks would cover other issues, including the Trump administration's desire to eliminate Chinese joint venture requirements and other policies that effectively force technology transfers.

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Texas boy spells 'koinonia' correctly, wins Scripps National Spelling Bee

Spelling bee fans in South Florida will have a local rooting interest tonight. Third place gets $20,000, fourth gets $10,000, fifth gets $5,000, and sixth will receive $2,500. Padhy, who was speller No. 290 in this year's national contest, on Thursday correctly spelled Guayaquil , which is a port city in Ecuador along the Guayas River.

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Trump accuses Mueller of 'meddling' in mid-term elections

During the 2016 presidential election, he focused on the Democratic campaigns of Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley. For over a year, Donald Trump has maintained that the Robert Mueller probe is a "witch hunt" concocted by the Democrats to stain the integrity of his administration.

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Congressional leaders get briefings on Russian Federation probe

Republicans have argued that they need the classified information as part of their oversight work on the FBI and Justice Department's handling of the investigation into Trump and Russian Federation. Nunes, an ardent Trump supporter, originally demanded the information on an FBI source in the Russian Federation investigation . Among the topics the three men discussed was Vekselberg's desire for better relations between the United States and Russian Federation, the person said, who added ...

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State of emergency declared as Baltimore devastated by floods

There is now no information about casualties; however, one person has been reported missing. The river rose 17.8 feet in two hours Sunday afternoon, to 24.1 feet, a record from the previous high of 23.6 feet. Money from a Federal Emergency Management Agency grant had just arrived and was slated for repairs and construction, Kittleman said. The discovery comes after Ellicott City , Md., was hit over the weekend by widespread flooding.

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Vedanta Sterlite copper smelter must shut down: Citizens pen a hard-hitting letter

Earlier in the day, Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam had asserted that "Amma's government" will take resolute steps for the permanent closure of Vedanta group's copper plant. Indian billionaire Anil Agarwal often talks about his dream to turn his London-listed company Vedanta Resources into a global resources giant. "Normalcy is returning.

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Ireland Overturns Abortion Ban in Landslide Vote

Sir Vince said the United Kingdom government should take advantage of the current lack of a devolved administration in Northern Ireland . "It's incredible. A socially conservative province where the Catholic and Protestant faiths exert strong influence, Northern Ireland allows abortion only when a mother's life is in danger.

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China scolds USA for pulling invitation to major naval drill

US officials say that China is developing a military capacity to threaten USA naval vessels that operate in the South China Sea and to choke off shipping through a vital waterway in the event of war. "Period", Kazianis said. "Considering their aggressive approach to dominate the Asia-Pacific region, turn the South China Sea into their own personal lake, as well as diminish America's position in the region, this move on the Trump administration's part makes sense".

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South Korea says North Korea committed to 'complete' denuclearisation, summit with Trump

Meanwhile, Trump spoke to reporters about the potential summit from the Oval Office on Saturday night, where he had gathered with lawmakers to celebrate the return of Utah man Joshua Holt , who had been jailed in Venezuela for almost two years and finally freed.

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Armed Citizen Kills Gunman at Oklahoma City Restaurant

Dennis Will told CBS that his daughter, Natalie Will, and 12-year-old granddaughter Niah were at the establishment when Niah was shot, and Natalie grazed by a bullet. Whittle's family told ABC News that he served in Afghanistan and has been in the National Guard for nearly 20 years. "Nothing special. A lot of people would have done the same given the situation".

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Hawaii volcano sends another ash cloud high into the air

Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue methane flames burning from cracks in the pavement as Kilauea volcano gushes lava in the background. This ash plume arrived hours after Hawaii officials announced that lava had reached the grounds of a geothermal plant on Big Island. Officials say almost 50 structures, including dozens of houses, have been destroyed since fissures began opening up in backyards on May 3.

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Israeli army fires tank shells at Gaza military facilities, no injuries reported

For Israel, it was enough to cement its narrative. It is unclear whether the protests will resume in the Gaza Strip later on Tuesday, but doctors in the hospital fear that a further influx of patients could lead to a complete collapse of services at the city's main medical facility.

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Jailed Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim released

Lee was quoted as saying during the debate on the President's address today that Singapore needs to pay close attention to the relationship with its closest neighbour Malaysia . Malaysia's 92-year-old Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Tuesday he will run the country for one to two years before stepping down, and that defeated leader Najib Razak could be charged soon in a massive corruption scandal.

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Fallen Officers Memorialized in Washington County

Trump recalled the stories of Officer Charles Hartfield who was killed while he responded to the Las Vegas shooting at a country concert in October. On May 15th each year, the Fraternal Order of Police and the Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary host a ceremony on the west steps of the U.S. Capitol to honor fallen law enforcement officers and their families.

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Stephen Colbert Had Strong Words About 'Javanka' at the Jerusalem Embassy Opening

According to the Jewish Press , after Yosef's speech , Ivanka Trump and Kushner approached him and asked for his blessing. The first daughter's trip comes at a time amid protests between Palestinian protesters and the Israeli military, that have resulted in the deaths of more than 50 people, including eight children.

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Fighting in West Afghanistan as Taliban Attempts to Capture City

Fared Bakhtawer, head of the provincial council, offered a different picture, however, saying that several security checkpoints in Farah were overrun by the Taliban. Inside the city residents reported clashes were continuing. Abdullah, who had been speaking at the Council of Ministers Meeting, said in recent days hundreds of soldiers have been killed or wounded in the war against militants.

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Iran foreign minister scrambles to China and Russian Federation to save nuclear deal

President Donald Trump repeated a misleading claim about Iran's military budget Saturday, saying it had increased by more than 40 percent since the negotiation of the Iran nuclear deal. President Trump has discussed with President Macron in France with Chancellor Merkel in Germany with Prime Minister May in England to move beyond the deal.

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1 family behind Indonesian church bombings

The Islamic State has since claimed responsibility for the attack over their Aamaq news agency network although they only mention three attackers. According to reports , the mother and her two daughters were involved in a suicide attack at a church, while the father and his two sons attacked two more churches.

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Trump will be worm food, says Iran's supreme leader

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $71.42 a barrel, also not far off Thursday's November 2014 high of $71.89 per barrel. In an update on its sanctions actions on Iran , the U.S. "This could test the Trump administration's appetite for sanctioning foreign companies, and the term "significant" in the sanctions legislation potentially leaves some wiggle room which could be used to avoid a trade dispute", he said in a report emailed to UPI.

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May, Trump Agree to Counter Iran's 'Destabilising Activity' - Downing Street

For existing contracts, companies will have a "wind-down" period of three to six months. The Treasury Department issued guidance on how the sanctions will be reimposed. Their ballistic missiles program threatens Israel, our allies in the region, and even US forces. Speaking after President Trump's decision , Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said that Iran would quit the landmark 2015 agreement unless the European leaders offer solid guarantees that trade relations ...

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Richard Overton, Veteran, Turns 112 Smoking Cigars, Drinking Whiskey

After his discharge, he sold furniture in Austin, and later worked in the state Treasurer's Office. Overton told KXAN TV , "No pain and no aches". Family members hope to "keep him living in his home instead of a nursing home", says a GoFundMe page they set up to help finance round-the-clock in-home care for Overton.

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Kilauea could erupt with 'once-in-a-century' explosion, geologists warn

The threat of future explosions was not the only bad news to come out in the past 24 hours. NASA's space satellites have been monitoring the eruptions and growth of lava fields at Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano, according to The Weather Channel .

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Kimberly Guilfoyle: Everything to know about Trump Jr.'s rumored new girlfriend

Guilfoyle is also a former model who has reportedly worked for lingerie brand Victoria's Secret . Mercury News reports that Guilfoyle lost her mother, Mercedes, to leukemia when she was just 11 years old. The Fox News host was notably connected to short-lived former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci during his brief separation from wife Deidre Ball.

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President Donald Trump floats taking away 'fake news' media's credentials

Those last three words are likely to rankle many in the press, and in particular the White House Correspondents' Association. Despite the president's criticism of news coverage, the White House's press office has continued to hold media briefings.

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North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Visits China Again, Meets Xi Jinping

They had blared South Korean pop songs anti-Pyongyang broadcasts. Xi and Kim both pointed out that since their initial summit there had been "positive progress" not only in China-North Korea relations, but in the general situation on the Korean Peninsula .

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Blankenship: I'm Trumpier than Trump

In urging a vote against Blankenship, Trump follows in the footsteps of his son - Donald Trump Jr. - who, at the end of last week, tweeted: "I hate to lose". Senate to the current 51-49 margin. Blankenship argued that neither Jenkins or Morrisey could beat Manchin without his support, but he would prevail over the Democratic stalwart "even without the support of the establishment".

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'Too tough on terrorists': Trump defends under-fire CIA Director nominee Haspel

Then Haspel returned to the headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Virginia. "When the men and women finally have a opportunity to observe the authentic Gina Haspel on Wednesday, they will know why she's so honored and she is and can also be a awesome leader for this particular agency".