by | June 01, 2018 | 09:52

If a young spelling aficionado recited all words presented their way correctly in Round 2 and Round 3, they made it into Thursday's Finals. Naysa Modi , 12, from Frisco, Texas, covers her face as her video profile is aired during the evening finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md., Thursday, May 31, 2018.

by | June 01, 2018 | 09:45

General Kim Yong Chol landed at Beijing airport on Tuesday on way to NY, day after talks with Chinese officials, according to South Korea's Yonhap news agency, which cited diplomatic sources. Saturday's Korean summit came hours after South Korea expressed relief over revived talks for a Trump-Kim meeting. But Washington wants North Korea's nuclear program to be the focal point.

by | June 01, 2018 | 07:47

Sessions' recusal last March, which was based on contact with the Russian ambassador to the USA that he failed to disclose during his confirmation hearing, has been a constant point of contention with Trump during Mueller's year-long investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

by | June 01, 2018 | 06:44

Fissure 8 was still active hours later on Wednesday, Hawaii County Civil Defense Administrator Talmadge Magno said. About 20 of those burned down earlier this week. and they try to protect stuff". "We've really been trying to clear up some misconceptions and tell people Hawaii is open for business". 'It can't get hotter than where we are, ' Ms Stovall added.

by | June 01, 2018 | 04:40

So, when the critics tells us na dapat kontrolado 'yan, we simply state the fact that nawala noon 'yan, ngayon we're trying to get it back", Cayetano said. "What is more important is upgrading facilities for the comfort of our people", he said. ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT-U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday that the United States would continue to confront what Washington sees as China's militarization of islands in the South China Sea, despite drawing condemnation from ...

by | June 01, 2018 | 04:12

Singapore's Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said the Lion City was "happy to agree" to the development, which comes weeks before the ICJ was to hear the review . "Decisions clouded by emotions will only hurt the people", Najib said. Najib was ejected from power by voters disgusted at corruption allegations surrounding sovereign wealth fund 1MDB.

by | May 31, 2018 | 20:53

Two cops approach me on a their four wheelers and ask me and my friend how old we are, we gave them our ages. "I didn't do anything to get written up, did I?" In an interview with "Good Day Philadelphia" Thursday morning, Troiano continued his defense of the officers' actions and said the whole thing could have been avoided had Weinman provided the officers with her last name.

by | May 31, 2018 | 20:27

Arkady Babchenko , 41, was gunned down in his apartment building and died in an ambulance, police said . Ukrainian police released a sketch of a suspect based on witness descriptions of a gray-bearded man in his 40s wearing a baseball cap.

by | May 31, 2018 | 20:20

Trump withdrew from a planned June 12 Singapore summit with Kim last Thursday, then quickly announced that the meeting could get back on track. Over the weekend, a team of U.S. He cited reasons for pulling out as the "tremendous anger and open hostility" from North Korea. A USA delegation traveled to the country over the weekend to discuss the possible meeting.

by | May 31, 2018 | 20:16

The fact that the FBI source spoke with "people on the periphery of the campaign", he said, "is standard operating procedure in intelligence gathering and in criminal investigations". I hereby demand, and will do so officially tomorrow, that the Department of Justice look into whether or not the FBI/DOJ infiltrated or surveilled the Trump Campaign for Political Purposes - and if any such demands or requests were made by people within the Obama Administration! He did, however, seek out and ...

by | May 31, 2018 | 20:10

Meetings are now taking place concerning Summit, and more. Despite a dearth of details from the State Department on Pompeo's schedule and goals this week, there are weighty issues to sort through. "And a nuclear-capable North Korea with missiles that can reach the United States is unacceptable", Harris said. A team of USA officials was also in Singapore for preparations.

by | May 31, 2018 | 20:04

Martin O'Donnell, spokesman for us forces in Afghanistan . No group immediately asserted responsibility for the strike, which occurred three weeks after a group of Taliban fighters and sympathizers of the Islamic State separately staged two complex attacks on two police stations in Kabul .

by | May 31, 2018 | 19:59

Phil Bredesen, a Democrat in the running to replace retiring Sen. Trump travelled to Nashville , Tennessee, as he steps up his efforts to stop Democrats aiming to regain control of the House or Senate - if not both. It's trite by now to say the Fox & Friends is President Donald Trump's cable news mouthpiece. "He is a war hero because he was captured", Trump said.

by | May 31, 2018 | 19:19

President Donald Trump previously cancelled the 12 June summit but both sides have since made fresh efforts to hold it as planned. Upon arrival in NY, the former spy chief was escorted out of the airport by U.S. Prior to Kim's arrival in New York , White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said that the officials' "conversation is going to be focused on denuclearization of the peninsula as well as the summit that will take place in Singapore".

by | May 31, 2018 | 19:16

In the course of their recent advances in terrorist-held areas, Syrian government forces have discovered considerable amounts of Israeli-made munitions, including chemical warfare, digital equipment and drugs. "We are countering the Iranian military buildup in Syria that targets us and we are also acting against the [attempts to] transfer unsafe weapons from Syria to Lebanon", Netanyahu stated at the beginning of this week's government meeting.

by | May 31, 2018 | 19:01

Mr Stace admitted that there was a problem of global over-capacity in the steel industry, but said most of that was in China. He said he planned to travel to China on Friday for trade talks between the world's two biggest economies. Mexico responded to US steel and aluminum tariffs by imposing wide-ranging "equivalent" measures, including on steel and farm products, the economy ministry said on Thursday.

by | May 30, 2018 | 10:03

However, Puna Geothermal Venture officials contradicted that statement shortly after, saying the lava appeared ready to cross over the access road and that all personnel were still on site. More residents in some sections of the Leilani Estates neighbourhood were ordered to immediately evacuate shortly before 8 p.m. Volcanic gases and vog emissions may increase in areas downwind of the Lower East Rift Zone lava vents.

by | May 30, 2018 | 09:25

By definition, this could be either forces related to the event such as flying debris, or unsafe or unhealthy conditions in the three months afterward, including loss of necessary medical services. Meanwhile, a couple of media organizations have gone to court to obtain more details on the deaths reported in Puerto Rico previous year. This time, they calculated that there were about 5740 excess deaths after Hurricane Maria, though it could have been as low as 1506 or as high as 9889.

by | May 30, 2018 | 06:51

In the video, cheers broke out when the young migrant reached the dangling child and pulled him over the balcony before emergency services could arrive. Mr Gassama , who only arrived in France previous year, told the French President he had been walking past when he saw a crowd gathered in front of the building.

by | May 30, 2018 | 05:30

In this case, Trump has used reports that an Federal Bureau of Investigation official contacted his campaign aides with apparent ties to Russian Federation to conclude, sans evidence, that former President Barack Obama's Department of Justice was carrying out a dastardly scheme to prevent his presidency.

by | May 30, 2018 | 05:20

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told NPR separately on Thursday that he wouldn't discuss the classified briefing but that he retains confidence in special counsel Robert Mueller and in Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz .

by | May 30, 2018 | 03:13

CNN quoting US official reports that the guided missile destroyer USS Higgins and the cruiser USS Antietam sailed with 12 miles of four of the Paracel islands in its, what the US Navy calls a " freedom of navigation operation" meant to enforce the right of free passage in global waters.

by | May 30, 2018 | 02:14

Rescue workers were out in force across the little town, 13 miles west of Baltimore along the Patapsco River. The floods hit the same scenic town that was slammed by a similar storm in July 2016. Miller said. About 20 centimetres of rain fell in six hours, the majority of it falling in three hours. Once behind the restaurant, the others saw Hermond go underneath the water and "not surface".

by | May 30, 2018 | 00:18

US President Donald Trump later confirmed in a Twitter post that Kim was on his way to NY to discuss the summit, describing Kim's trip as "solid response to my letter". At the closing ceremony of the Winter Games, Kim Yong Chol was seated in the same VIP box as Ivanka Trump , but they did not speak. Trump confirmed that he was on his way to NY.

by | May 28, 2018 | 13:58

China and Burkina Faso on Saturday announced the resumption of diplomatic ties in a joint communique signed by Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Burkina Faso's Foreign Minister Alpha Barry in Beijing . Taiwan is China's most sensitive territorial issue. Tsai's ruling Democratic Progressive Party says it wants stable relations with China, but hasn't followed Tsai's predecessor, Ma Ying-jeou, in endorsing the "one China" principle.

by | May 28, 2018 | 13:31

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. "We're still seeing results coming in, but it seems that it's going to be a greater than two-to-one majority in favor of amending our constitution.

by | May 28, 2018 | 13:07

Located in the valley of the Patapsco River, a major waterway flowing to Chesapeake Bay, Ellicott City is known for its flood-prone location as much as its historic downtown. It prompted emergency rescues as the raging waters engulfed cars and rose above the first floor of some buildings. Some Baltimore County roads also have been flooded.

by | May 28, 2018 | 12:32

A law enforcement official says Harvey Weinstein will face criminal sex act and rape charges in a NY court. Allegations from dozens of women against the once-powerhouse producer catalyzed what became known as the #MeToo movement , a national reckoning about sexual misconduct.

by | May 28, 2018 | 12:28

Cottarelli's likely appointment as prime minister has already attracted the wrath of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and nationalist League, which have denounced a "premeditated" strike from Mattarella and European "lobbies" against their proposed coalition government.

by | May 28, 2018 | 12:03

Holt and his wife, Thamy, were met by his parents, Laurie and Jason Holt, as well as Sen. Saturday's outcome, Hatch said, resulted from work across two presidential administrations and with diplomatic contacts, ambassadors and Maduro himself.

by | May 28, 2018 | 11:02

Ella Whistler, 18, was shot in a classroom Friday morning at Noblesville West Middle School near Indianapolis. The situation is contained and we have two victims, one an adult teacher, and one a juvenile student, who have been transported to Methodist and Riley hospitals, respectively.

by | May 28, 2018 | 09:41

Dozens of vehicles were seen submerged in several areas. Oman's National Multi Hazard Early Warning Centre on Wednesday predicted the development of the tropical storm in Tropical Cyclone (Category 1) with surface wind speeds ranging between 65 and 75 knots (117-135kmph).

by | May 28, 2018 | 08:12

Sung Kim, a former USA ambassador to South Korea and former nuclear negotiator with the North, has been called in from his posting as envoy to the Philippines to lead the preparations, according to a person familiar with the arrangements. North Korea has tested dozens of missiles of various types in the past two years, including one launch of its largest-ever intercontinental ballistic missile, which is theoretically capable of hitting anywhere in the United States, on November 29.

by | May 28, 2018 | 08:14

The bombing was a response to an explosive device placed on Saturday near the border fence between Gaza and Israel , according to the army. A day earlier, Israeli aircraft attacked two targets belonging to the Hamas movement, although no casualties were reported.

by | May 28, 2018 | 08:03

His government will propose that abortions be permissible in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. Speaking to The Irish Times , Mr Harris said he will seek permission from his Cabinet colleagues on Tuesday to draft a Bill in line with the general scheme of the legislation published in advance of the referendum.