• Hawaii's Kilauea volcano explodes into eruption
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano explodes into eruption

The Hawaii Volcano Observatory said the explosion within Kilauea's Halemaumau crater - the biggest since the volcano became more active on May 3 - had produced a volcanic cloud that reached as high as 30,000 feet (9,000 meters) and was drifting downwind to the northeast.

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  • New Jersey school bus crash kills two, leaves 43 injured
New Jersey school bus crash kills two, leaves 43 injured

It was also sheared off its undercarriage and a piece of the front end of the bus with the steering wheel visible was lying on top of the guardrail separating the highway from the median. East Brook students were dismissed from school early Thursday and evening activities canceled. State police said that an unknown number of children were on the ...

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  • Shots fired at Trump's golf resort in Florida, suspect arrested
Shots fired at Trump's golf resort in Florida, suspect arrested

Miami-Dade Police Department director Juan Perez said it appears Oddi was trying to lure police officers into an ambush or an attack. Local media reported the unidentified assailant was shot multiple times and transported to a local hospital, while one officer suffered a wrist injury not related to gunfire.

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  • Lavrov, Zarif, Seek Salvaging Iran's Nuclear Deal, Syrian Presence
Lavrov, Zarif, Seek Salvaging Iran's Nuclear Deal, Syrian Presence

He will then go to Brussels to meet counterparts from Germany , Britain and France "about the fate of the nuclear deal", Iranian state television said. That is part of a flurry of diplomatic activity following Trump's unilateral withdrawal from what he called "a frightful, one-sided deal", a move accompanied by the threat of penalties against any ...

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  • Governor: Power outages from storms may take days to restore
Governor: Power outages from storms may take days to restore

Her three-year-old passenger did not appear to be injured and was taken to Danbury hospital for evaluation. In New York , Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a state of emergency for parts of the state. Cuomo, a Democrat, said there could be federal assistance, depending on the extent of the damage. Wind gusts in the region approached 60 miles per ho...

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  • Scotland refuses to green light Brexit bill, setting up constitutional clash
Scotland refuses to green light Brexit bill, setting up constitutional clash

Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard, who has been calling for cross party talks to resolve the dispute, said: "This means that the vote on consent for the Withdrawal Bill at Holyrood today need not be the final word on this matter - there is still time to fix this mess".

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  • Teacher pack opening of legislative session in Raleigh
Teacher pack opening of legislative session in Raleigh

Educators across the state walked out of schools and gathered for a rally in Raleigh in hopes that lawmakers will hear their calls for higher pay and funding for classroom resources they say have been diminished by a decade of cuts while major corporations have gotten tax breaks.

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  • Ramadan Starts on May 17th in Most Muslim Nations
Ramadan Starts on May 17th in Most Muslim Nations

Fasting is one of the five fundamental principles of Islam. "During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims commemorate the revelation of the Quran to the prophet Muhammad through fellowship and prayer". Muslims are anticipated to place extra effort into following the teachings of Islam and this contains fasting - which teaches individuals the right w...

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  • Suspended Pennsylvania teacher shot, killed in mother's driveway
Suspended Pennsylvania teacher shot, killed in mother's driveway

The death has stunned neighbors in the quiet neighborhood and police are hunting for clues to the identity of the killer. Her former employer also confirmed that the 17-year-old in the leaked police report was not a student at the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School.

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  • WB panchayat polls: 41.51% voter turnout recorded till 1 pm
WB panchayat polls: 41.51% voter turnout recorded till 1 pm

He further said that the CPM and BJP are now so desperate that "they are even ganging up with Maoists to kill/shoot/stab three Trinamool workers in different incidents in Bengal". Mediapersons were not allowed to enter the area, reported news agency ANI. A CPI-M worker and his wife were charred to death after their house was set on fire in South ...

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  • Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim freed from jail
Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim freed from jail

But Anwar's wife and deputy prime minister Wan Azizah Wan Ismail told reporters later that Anwar was in no hurry to become prime minister. The corruption-plagued former government of now-disgraced Najib Razak was keenly aware of this, and the latest sodomy charge dogged Anwar through a lengthy trial that culminated in his imprisonment in 2015.

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  • Wilbur Ross: US exploring other remedies for ZTE ban
Wilbur Ross: US exploring other remedies for ZTE ban

Despite the USA ban, the Washington Free Beacon has reported that ZTE was selling equipment to the Pentagon and Homeland Security Department. "Both sides should try to lower tariffs as much as possible. Early this month, a high-level US delegation - including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, top American trad...

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  • US Planning to Keep Every Nuclear Weapon of N
US Planning to Keep Every Nuclear Weapon of N

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States can prepare conditions for North Korean people's economic prosperity comparable to South Korea although American taxpayers' money cannot be spent on the North. Last year, US President Donald Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un were having a freaky twitter war on the social media sites, ...

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  • Slain trooper to be honored at Peace Officers Memorial
Slain trooper to be honored at Peace Officers Memorial

Hundreds from the law enforcement community attended the ceremony along with family and friends of those who sacrificed their lives for their community. The memorial service recognized Chief of Opelika Police Henry Dilmos Hart (1884), Sheriff W.S. Buck Jones (1932), Opelika Police Lieutenant Moitt Branton Truitt, Jr.

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"Ten Children Rescued from Horrible Living Conditions" from Fairfield, CA Police Department

Greg Hurlbut, a Fairfield Police Lieutenant, declared that the floors were covered in animal and human feces and that trash was piled in every area of the house. According to the police statement , they were victims of physical and emotional abuse . She gave reporters a tour of her house on Monday, denying that her husband had abused the childr...

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  • Koreas to hold fresh meeting on carrying out summit vows
Koreas to hold fresh meeting on carrying out summit vows

While Singapore's tight control over political activities and media has drawn criticism, it's also what makes the country an ideal location for a high-security event like the Trump-Kim summit. National Security Advisor John Bolton said on May 13 that the US government's permanent, verifiable and irreversible dismantling (PVID) means every nuclear...

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  • Italy's rival populist leaders to report on coalition talks
Italy's rival populist leaders to report on coalition talks

Di Maio and Salvini will meet in Rome on Monday before updating the president. Italy, one of six founding members of what became the European Union , has been stuck in a political quagmire since its inconclusive March 4 election, which was dominated by a struggling economy, the refugee crisis and illegal immigration.

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  • High Court Strikes Down Federal Sports Betting Ban
High Court Strikes Down Federal Sports Betting Ban

Justice Samuel Alito, a New Jersey native, wrote the court's opinion in the case. This clearly is a huge development as it pertains to the National Football League, one of the most heavily bet American sports - previously both legally in places such as Las Vegas and illegally.

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  • Gina Haspel Nominated as CIA Director
Gina Haspel Nominated as CIA Director

Both senators are facing potentially tough reelections this year in states won by Trump. Mike Braun, Donnelly's Republican opponent, pressured the incumbent senator to vote for Haspel. John McCain , a Republican who is still recovering from treatment for brain cancer and would likely not return in time for the Haspel vote, is firmly against the...

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  • Controversial pro-Trump pastor offers blessing at Jerusalem embassy opening
Controversial pro-Trump pastor offers blessing at Jerusalem embassy opening

The U.S. delegation in Jerusalem on Monday to celebrate the opening of the new American embassy includes an evangelical Christian pastor who once said Jews "can't be saved". Jeffress said he would "be thanking God for the strong leadership of Benjamin Netanyahu, who is absolutely determined to protect Israel". While a coalition of Orthodox, C...

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  • Sen. Paul on Sen. McCain, their opposition against Central Intelligence Agency director nominee
Sen. Paul on Sen. McCain, their opposition against Central Intelligence Agency director nominee

Haspel is a career CIA officer who has spent much of her time at the agency working under cover. The same night, President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Penceappeared together IN at a rally IN support of Donnelly's Republican challenger Mike Braun.

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  • US Jerusalem embassy opening starts long process
US Jerusalem embassy opening starts long process

Israeli forces killed at least 41 Palestinians and wounded hundreds more across the Gaza Strip on Monday as protesters stormed the security fence, in what the Palestinian government called a " terrible massacre " ahead of the scheduled opening of the U.S.

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  • White House official derides McCain over Haspel opposition: 'He's dying anyway'
White House official derides McCain over Haspel opposition: 'He's dying anyway'

Sadler's apparent remark came after McCain announced his opposition to Central Intelligence Agency director nominee Gina Haspel over her role in Bush-era enhanced interrogation techniques. Sanders said. She went on to clarify that Sadler still works at the White House. The unique remark was made at a closed-door assembly attended by two dozen sta...

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  • What next for the Premier League's top six?
What next for the Premier League's top six?

The title race has been all over bar the shouting for some time now. When you have sweated blood throughout a victorious campaign, it's exhausting even to contemplate the idea of coming back to do it all over again next season, against opponents who have worked out your tactical tricks.

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

Born in 1906, Overton has lived through 19 presidents and endured the war, which saw him enlist in the U.S. Army at Fort Sam Houston in 1942, and then serve in the South Pacific from 1942 to 1945. "No pain and no aches". Another friend, Chaka Dada of the hip-hop group Riders Against the Storm, had 112 shirts made with the words Overton told to St...

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