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World News Italy's PM-designate gives up on forming government
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Di Maio's proposal comes amid political turmoil almost three months after an inconclusive election , which has raised concerns about the stability of the eurozone. The euro fell to its lowest level since November 2017 against the United States dollar, trading at $US1.16. Mr Cottarelli, 64, worked at the International Monetary Fund from 2008 to 2013, gaining the nickname "Mr Scissors" for making cuts to public spending in Italy .

World News U.S. Geological Survey warns: Don't roast marshmallows over volcano
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Molten rock from the erupting Kilauea volcano continued to relentlessly bulldoze through homes and backyards nearly a month after it began. An update on the situation this week on Hawaii island. "The major flow is just past the intersection of Noni Farms Road and 132, and the three other lobes are behind to the northeast, just under three miles from Four Corners", she said.

World News Why is India so tolerant of Venezuelan and Iranian tyranny?
Author: 0 Why is India so tolerant of Venezuelan and Iranian tyranny?

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is on a visit to India this week, where he has met with Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj. "We believe in United Nations sanctions, but not in country-specific sanctions", she said . India , however, has made it clear that it has not abided by the USA sanctions on Iran or Venezuela in the past, neither will it this time. To continue with this quest, he has backed an "all of the above" energy strategy much like that of former U.S.

World News U.S. televangelist appeals for donations for $54m jet
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Duplantis preaches " prosperity gospel ", an interpretation of Christianity which holds that God rewards the faithful with material wealth. He stresses that the new plane would be owned by Jesse Duplantis Ministries and would remain its property even if he were no longer affiliated with the organization.

World News Trump Wishes He'd Never Chosen Jeff Sessions as Attorney General
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President Donald Trump says that he wishes he had not chosen Jeff Sessions as attorney general. According to The Times , Trump's demands to Sessions will likely play a key role in Mueller's obstruction-of-justice case, which became a focal point after he was appointed, following Trump's move to fire Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey.

World News Arkady Babchenko shows up alive one day after his reported murder
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Vasily Gritsak, head of the Ukrainian security service, said the Russian government ordered a hit on Babchenko for $30,000. New York, May 29, 2018-The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned the killing in Kiev today of Arkady Babchenko , a well-known Russian journalist who had immigrated to Ukraine after he and his family received multiple threats, according to news reports .

World News Liberals Trying to Shame Trump on Immigration Reveal US' History of Cruelty
Author: 0 Liberals Trying to Shame Trump on Immigration Reveal US' History of Cruelty

It's not highly unusual to fail to keep track of many minors who came unaccompanied to the border. "If we want to talk about optics, I'm sure she was just like, 'This is a lovely photo of me and my son, I'm going to post it, etc., etc.,'" McCain said, "but yes, when you are the special adviser to the president of the United States of America, whether they like it or not, they got to think about optics".

World News President Trump heads to Tennessee with eye on midterms
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Blackburn said. He said of Democrats , "They're bad at everything but they're good at sticking together", and appealed for GOP unity come November. President Trump's March 2017 visit to help commemorate the 250th anniversary of Andrew Jackson's birth capped off his first Municipal Auditorium rally .

Author: 0 Journalist Babchenko alive, says his 'killing' was special operation

The head of Ukraine's Security Service (SBU) said that officers had detained a Ukrainian citizen who had allegedly received $40,000 to be recruited for the murder. Babchenko fled Russian Federation past year, fearing for his life, and settled in Ukraine. "This fashion of conducting worldwide affairs is very sad", Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying at a Moscow press conference on May 30.

World News Belgian shooter killed 4th person before attack: minister
Author: 0 Belgian shooter killed 4th person before attack: minister

Herman, who was serving a 17-year sentence in Marche-en-Famenne prison for drugs and theft convictions, was given 36 hours' leave on Monday evening to stay with his grandmother in the town of On. Belgium terror prosecutors have taken over the case. Michel said it was too early to determine the cause of the violence. "We are monitoring the situation with the security services and the crisis center".

World News Asian shares languish as Italian turmoil hits world markets
Author: 0 Asian shares languish as Italian turmoil hits world markets

SHARE prices in the Singapore bourse tumbled, with the key Straits Times Index losing 74.53 points or 2.12 per cent to finish at 3,443.95 on Wednesday. The new jitters about the stability of the euro sent the currency's value against the dollar to its lowest level in nearly a year. ANALYST'S VIEWPOINT: "Worries over geopolitics look set to hit Asia after sweeping through Europe and also the U.S.at the start of the week".

World News Malaysia PM will scrap high-speed rail project with Singapore
Author: 0 Malaysia PM will scrap high-speed rail project with Singapore

Abdul Rahman said that it was "too simplistic" for the Prime Minister to say that the project "won't be beneficial because it's going to cost the country a huge sum of money and it will make no money at all from the operation". Rahman said Malaysia would lose an estimated RM209 billion in gross national income (GNI) contribution and also the potential to create 70,000 jobs if the HSR was canceled.

World News Flowing lava oozes toward ocean on Hawaii's Big Island
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The US Geological Survey has posted footage of the unusual blue burning flames on its Facebook and Twitter accounts. Lava from Hawaii's spewing Kilauea Volcano edged closer to a geothermal plant on Saturday - escalating fears of a deadly hydrogen sulphide explosion.

World News Missing National Guardsman Found Dead 2 Days After Flood
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Sunday near a Mexican restaurant situated along Main Street in Ellicott City. At least one person has been reported missing so far. In some areas, the floodwaters reached to the second story of buildings, the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services reported.

Author: 0 White House Moves Ahead With Tough Trade Measures on China

The United States said that it will continue pursuing steps regarding trade with China, days after Washington and Beijing stated a tentative solution to their dispute and suggested that tensions had cooled. Internally, the White House has been riven with differences over how aggressively to prosecute the Chinese over its industry practices, with financiers like Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin taking a more flexible line while others like U.S.

World News Top North Korean officials travel to U.S., Singapore in summit preparations
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According to an earlier report from South Korea's Yonhap news agency , General Kim Yong Chol landed at Beijing airport on Tuesday and will journey on to NY the following day after talks with Chinese officials. There has been back and forward over whether the historic meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will go ahead. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told reporters in Beijing that she has no information on Kim Yong-chol's visit.

World News Paris balcony boy's family thank Mali 'Spiderman' Mamoudou Gassama
Author: 0 Paris balcony boy's family thank Mali 'Spiderman' Mamoudou Gassama

Gassama climbed five stories up the apartment building , moving from balcony to balcony , and whisked a 4-year-old boy to safety on Saturday night as a crowd below screamed. he climbed all the way to the 4th floor and when he reached the kid he grabbed the kid and placed the little one with him on the balcony . French minister and former government spokesman Christophe Castaner also took to Twitter to say how admirable it was that Gassama stepped forward to save a life without giving ...

World News Pete High graduate dies while reporting on flooding in North Caorlina
Author: 0 Pete High graduate dies while reporting on flooding in North Caorlina

The deadly accident took place on US 176 in Polk County, N.C. McCormick began as a reporter for WYFF in 2007 at the station's sister newsroom in Spartanburg , S.C., and became a weekend anchor for the station in 2014. He worked nearly three years previously as a reporter and fill-in anchor for KHOG-TV, Fayetteville, Ark., and three years before that for as a writer for WSVN-TV, Miami, according to his LinkedIn profile .

World News Russian billionaire Abramovich gets Israeli citizenship
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Israel grants citizenship to any Jew who wishes to move there, and passports can be issued immediately. The country's interior ministry has confirmed Mr Abramovich has gained citizenship there, The Times of Israel reports. There have also been suggestions that Abramovich fell foul of tighter regulations imposed in 2015. There has been a delay in processing Abramovich's British visa amid a Whitehall crackdown on Russian applications in the aftermath of the Sergei Skripal nerve agent ...

World News Latest Kilauea blast sends ash 4km into Hawaii skies
Author: 0 Latest Kilauea blast sends ash 4km into Hawaii skies

Lava engulfed two wells at a geothermal plant, however, there were no emissions of hydrogen sulphide. The continuous flow of lava and the fissures that are erupting from the Kilauea volcano were captured in the latest aerial shots by the Hawaii Army National Guard.

World News Video shows flash flood sweeping through Baltimore-area street after heavy rains
Author: 0 Video shows flash flood sweeping through Baltimore-area street after heavy rains

Some residents of Ellicott City told The Baltimore Sun the flooding appeared to be worse than that storm two years ago that claimed two lives and destroyed local businesses. "Our administration is closely monitoring the situation and working in partnership with local officials, including Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman, to respond to this extreme weather as quickly and efficiently as possible".

Author: 0 Authorities: Flash Flood Surges Through Maryland Community

The National Weather Service says a Flash Flood emergency has been issued for Ellicott City in Howard County, Maryland . Before declaring a state of emergency, Hogan activated the state's emergency response, which sends extra rescue personnel to the scene from various state agencies, said his spokeswoman Amelia Chasse.

World News The world reacts to Ireland’s historic referendum vote to overturn abortion ban
Author: 0 The world reacts to Ireland’s historic referendum vote to overturn abortion ban

The burden of shame is gone". Yes vote supporters celebrate as the results in the Irish referendum on the 8th amendment concerning the country's abortion laws takes place. Anti-abortion activists conceded defeat early on Saturday as their opponents expressed astonishment at the scale of their victory. John McGuirk, spokesman for the Save the 8th group, told Irish television Saturday that many Irish citizens will not recognize the country they are waking up in.

World News Trump tweets that US-NK summit may be back on
Author: 0 Trump tweets that US-NK summit may be back on

North Korea's First Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan said Friday that his country still wanted to pursue peace and said it would give Washington time to reconsider talks. Asked Friday if the North Koreans were playing games with their communications, Trump responded: "Everybody plays games". He even said it was possible the meeting could take place on the originally planned June 12 date.

World News Taiwan scrambles jets for Chinese bombers
Author: 0 Taiwan scrambles jets for Chinese bombers

The loss of Burkina Faso comes at the end of a week that began with a demonstration of American commitment to its friendly but unofficial relations with Taiwan . Burkina Faso announced Thursday that it was cutting ties with Taiwan based on "the firm desire of the government of Burkina Faso to defend the interests of Burkina Faso and its people in the concert of nations".