• Trump Speaks at Memorial Day Ceremony at Arlington
Trump Speaks at Memorial Day Ceremony at Arlington

Hours earlier, Trump tweeted a almost minute-long video commemorating the federal holiday. Trump praised the current unemployment rate for African-Americans and Hispanics, as well as the "best economy in decades" ― two areas that began steadily improving under the Obama administration .

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  • ‘Catastrophic’ flash floods hit outside Baltimore; crews conduct water rescues
‘Catastrophic’ flash floods hit outside Baltimore; crews conduct water rescues

At the height of the storm, the water had risen above the first floor of some buildings, Howard County emergency officials said . "My heart is broken, thinking about what the people are going through here - and the people's lives who were devastated two years ago, and they rebuilt and now they're faced with the same daunting task again", Kittlem...

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  • Chelsea owner Abramovich becomes Israeli citizen
Chelsea owner Abramovich becomes Israeli citizen

His investor's visa to Britain has expired. The British authorities have reportedly been denying Abramovich a visa on his Russian passport and he even missed Chelsea's victory over Man. The billionaire had encountered a delay in renewing his British visa after the poisoning of Sergei Skripal in Salisbury. According to the newspaper, the businessm...

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  • Kilauea Volcano's Lava Seen from Space Glowing at Night
Kilauea Volcano's Lava Seen from Space Glowing at Night

Downrift view of fissure 7 and a line of low lava fountains on Kīlauea Volcano's lower East Rift Zone. Lava reaches the Puna power plant. A family friend shot photos of the home as a wall of lava advanced and as fire claimed the property.

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  • Italian president asks economist Carlo Cottarelli to form interim government
Italian president asks economist Carlo Cottarelli to form interim government

Mattarella said . Later on Italian television he called for impeaching Mattarella. When the Five Star/League coalition refused to budge on their support, Mattarella used his presidential powers to reject Savona's appointment as a minister.

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  • FT: Malaysia PM to drop high-speed rail project with Singapore
FT: Malaysia PM to drop high-speed rail project with Singapore

The project is out for tender and was scheduled to be completed by 2026. The agreement for the rail project was signed in 2016, and was overseen by then-Malaysian Prime Minister Naib and his Singapore counterpart Lee Hsien Loong, who proposed the idea together in 2013.

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  • Netanyahu: Iran Should Be Denied Any Military Presence in Syria
Netanyahu: Iran Should Be Denied Any Military Presence in Syria

Israel has warned Iran of the possibility of conflict should Tehran send its troops and Hezbollah terrorists to southern Syria in order to participate in the fighting there. Last week, Moscow said that all foreign forces, except for Russian military officials, should leave Syria. The regime also suggested the possibility of considering reviving t...

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  • Rudy Giuliani: Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation is 'rigged,' no longer legitimate
Rudy Giuliani: Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation is 'rigged,' no longer legitimate

Flake said there's concern that Trump is laying the groundwork to fire Mueller or Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, and if that were to happen, "obviously, that would cause a constitutional crisis". In his latest attempt to discredit the federal probe, Trump tweeted that the "young and handsome lives" allegedly "destroyed" by the "Russia Co...

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  • Armed customer fatally shoots gunman who fired into restaurant
Armed customer fatally shoots gunman who fired into restaurant

Police said the suspect, 28-year-old Alexander Tilghman , randomly picked Louie's Restaurant, which was packed with dinner-time patrons. A woman told KOCO-TV that her daughter and 12-year-old granddaughter were shot while entering the restaurant for the girl's birthday dinner.

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  • IN middle school teacher who stopped shooting says he had to act
IN middle school teacher who stopped shooting says he had to act

The principal of Noblesville West Middle School said Monday that student Ella Whistler is doing better. An Indiana teacher who was shot while tackling and disarming a student inside his classroom said Monday that his swift decisions "were the only acceptable actions" to save his seventh-grade students.

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  • Retired English Teacher Corrects Trump-Signed Letter, Gives It Near-Failing Grade
Retired English Teacher Corrects Trump-Signed Letter, Gives It Near-Failing Grade

Why did she do this? The letter was in response to a letter she wrote the president after the deadly shooting at Parkland High School. Atlanta resident Yvonne Mason corrected a number of grammatical mistakes in the letter, including Trump's signature, and improper capitalization of words like "president" and "state".

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  • Paris hero dubbed 'Muslim Spiderman' after saving child dangling from balcony
Paris hero dubbed 'Muslim Spiderman' after saving child dangling from balcony

Ms Hidalgo added "the City of Paris will obviously have at heart to support him in his steps to settle in France". It was a jaw-dropping feat captured on video that went viral and also captured the hearts of onlookers who were stunned as they watched in awe, but their senses were probably tingling with appreciation.

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  • Lava Flow From Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Threatens Geothermal Plant
Lava Flow From Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Threatens Geothermal Plant

FEMA's David Mace says the lava breached the property overnight and is within 200 metres of one of the capped wells, Nine News reports. Leilani Estates, a small residential neighborhood on the Big Island of Hawaii near the town of Pahoa, has been at the epicenter of the Kilauea volcanic eruption for the past three weeks.

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  • Flash Flooding Rages Through Maryland Community
Flash Flooding Rages Through Maryland Community

The flooding Sunday swept away parked cars in the city , which is set along the west bank of the Patapsco River, about 13 miles (20 kilometres) west of Baltimore. Some buildings had just finished final renovations from the 2016 flood when they were again gutted by floodwaters. No casualties or serious injuries have been reported so far this year.

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  • Flash flooding hits Maryland community
Flash flooding hits Maryland community

Historic flash flooding tore through Ellicott City, Maryland , for the second time in two years on Sunday, CNN reported . In some areas, water levels reached above the first floor of buildings, Howard County Fire and EMS said. Miller said. The Roger Carter Community Center is open for those who need a place to shelter. Some Baltimore Coun...

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  • Giuliani advises no Mueller interview without informant info
Giuliani advises no Mueller interview without informant info

Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election has also been looking at whether anyone in the Trump campaign worked with Russia. Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani , a longtime Trump buddy now playing the role of his attorney, appears to be (inadvertently?) doing everything in his power to make his boss look as guilty as p...

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  • Lava destroys 82 structures as eruptions continue in Hawaii
Lava destroys 82 structures as eruptions continue in Hawaii

There have been a total of 82 structures damaged from the lava so far, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The spread of lava in the Puna district of Hawaii's Big Island has gotten so large it can be seen from space.

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  • Irish turn attention to parliament as abortion ban voted out
Irish turn attention to parliament as abortion ban voted out

Yes voters celebrate as the result of the Irish referendum on the 8th amendment concerning the country's abortion laws is declared. With exit polls showing a win for abortion rights campaigners, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar called the apparent victory the " culmination of a quiet revolution ".

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  • Lega Party Calls on Italian President to Elect New Parliament
Lega Party Calls on Italian President to Elect New Parliament

Five Star and League parties have said they will support earlier elections, and electoral polls indicate they would garner even more votes a second time around. The 5-Stars and the League together command just over half the lawmakers' seats. However, he will struggle to gain the approval of parliament with Five Star and the League commanding ...

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  • US forges deal to keep China's ZTE in business
US forges deal to keep China's ZTE in business

The Senate on May 24 released a defense policy bill containing a provision requiring Mr. Trump , before making any ZTE deal, to certify with Congress that the company hasn't violated US law for the past year and is cooperating with USA investigations.

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