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Hawaii evacuees leave homes as new lava threatens on Big Island

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 04:54

By Terray Sylvester PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - National Guard troops, police and firefighters ushered the last group of evacuees from homes on the eastern tip of Hawaii's Big Island early on Saturday, hours before lava from the Kilauea volcano cut off road access to the area, officials said. The lava flow left Kapoho and the adjacent development of Vacationland cut off from the rest of the island by road, according to the Hawaii County Civil Defense agency.

Giuliani: 'I had a speculation' that Clinton email investigation wasn't over

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 03:06

President Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, denies that he had any insider information before the 2016 election when he promised that there would be surprises for the Clinton campaign.

Pruitt Enjoyed Coal Baron's VIP Sports Seats As EPA Cut Back On Regulations

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 02:53

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt luxuriated in a coal

Qatar won't be part of any military action against Iran

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 02:45

SINGAPORE (AP) — A senior Qatari official said Sunday his country will not be dragged into any conflict with Iran.

Trudeau: Canada 'not going to be pushed around'

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 02:41

Justin Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minister, tells Chuck Todd that Canada is "polite," and "welcoming" but "firm" when it comes to dealing with President Trump's trade policies, during an exclusive interview with Meet the Press.

The Latest: New Mexico community evacuated as fire grows

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 02:00

CIMARRON, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a wildfire in northern New Mexico (all times local):

How California's primary system could lock out Democrats

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 01:56

After months of planning to capture House seats, Democrats worry that California “top-two primary” system could freeze them out of some races.

Police officer fired after hitting suspect with car

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 01:16

A police officer in Athens, Georgia, was fired after an investigation showed he intentionally hit a fleeing suspect with his cruiser.

Two Climbers Killed In Fall From Yosemite's El Capitan

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 23:43

Two experienced climbers fell to their death Saturday morning as they ascended

New Mexico, Colorado wildfires force hundreds to evacuate

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 23:28

(Reuters) - Wildfires stoked by low humidity and high temperatures raged in northern New Mexico and southern Colorado on Saturday, threatening nearly 1,900 homes and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of residents from remote communities, fire officials said. The two fires, about 250 miles (400 km) apart in the drought-parched Four Corners region of the Southwestern United States, have consumed nearly 32,000 acres (12,000 hectares)between them, officials said. The larger of the two, the so-called Ute Park Fire in Colfax County, New Mexico, was zero percent contained after scorching some 30,000 acres by Saturday evening near Cimarron, a town of about 1,100 people northeast of Santa Fe, according to a bulletin on the New Mexico Fire Information website.

Police link killings of Phoenix psychiatrist, 2 paralegals

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 20:52

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The shooting death of a prominent forensic psychiatrist who assisted in high-profile murder cases including serial killings in Phoenix is connected to the killing of two paralegals, said authorities, who were investigating Saturday whether a fourth homicide was also related.

Jared Kushner's Father Rips Ethics Watchdogs As 'Jerks' Who Can't Get A 'Real Job'

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 20:37

Jared Kushner's father, real estate magnate Charles Kushner, slammed federal

Hundreds Of Shoes Form Memorial In Puerto Rico After Maria Death Toll Spikes

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 19:27

Puerto Rico residents began leaving pairs of shoes outside the island's

America's poor becoming more destitute under Trump: U.N. expert

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 19:10

Poverty in the United States is extensive and deepening under the Trump administration whose policies seem aimed at removing the safety net from millions of poor people, while rewarding the rich, a U.N. human rights investigator has found. Philip Alston, U.N. special rapporteur on extreme poverty, called on U.S. authorities to provide solid social protection and address underlying problems, rather than "punishing and imprisoning the poor". In a report, Alston said that as welfare benefits and access to health insurance were being slashed, President Donald Trump's tax reform awarded "financial windfalls" to the mega-rich and large companies, further increasing inequality.

Officials: Ex-Baptist leader mishandled separate rape claims

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 18:56

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The president of a leading Baptist seminary in Texas was dismissed because of his response to two rape allegations made years apart by students, according to officials at the Fort Worth-based school.

Israel strikes Hamas sites in Gaza after militants fire rockets

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 18:44

JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) - Gaza militants fired rockets at Israel on Saturday drawing retaliatory Israeli air strikes on Hamas sites, the Israeli military said, a few days after the area's most intense fighting in years. At least four projectiles were fired from Gaza at Israel, the military said in a statement, adding that three were intercepted and one fell short. None of Gaza's militant groups claimed responsibility for the rocket fire.

Two climbers die after falling from El Capitan

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 16:47

Two climbers died this morning after falling from El Capitan. Yosemite National Park officials have confirmed that two climbers fell while climbing the Freeblast Route, on El Capitan inside Yosemite National Park this morning at 8:15 A.M.

Twitter's Favorite Things About The 1990s Gives Us Goosebumps

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 16:21

There was something fun and simple about the 1990s. The internet was barely a

Gavin Newsom Is Helping His Republican Rival. Now Other Democrats Are Crying Foul.

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 15:52

Gavin Newsom is doing something odd.

Danes seek to limit male circumcision to those 18 and over

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 14:51

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — A Danish group says petition seeking to set a minimum age of 18 for non-medical male circumcision in the country has gathered the required 50,000 signatures to send the proposal to Parliament for debate later this year.