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  • Israel minister threatens occupation of besieged Gaza as tensions soar
Israel minister threatens occupation of besieged Gaza as tensions soar

Israeli Intelligence Minister Israel Katz avoided directly answering questions on the development but said it was not interested in an escalation towards war. In an early morning interview on Army Radio with Naftali Bennett, he said that no official agreement had been reached and that Israel will continue to act in its own best interests.

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  • Soggy Alberto churns inland, spreading rain widely - 5/29/2018 10:23:19 PM
Soggy Alberto churns inland, spreading rain widely - 5/29/2018 10:23:19 PM

Forecasters said what's left of the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season is still capable of causing flash flooding. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 7 AM Wednesday for all of the Tennessee Valley. Showers are possible through the night and Wednesday morning. Rain and wind will begin subsiding between 6 PM and 8 PM. Doub...

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  • American Imprisoned in Venezuela is Feted at White House Following His Release
American Imprisoned in Venezuela is Feted at White House Following His Release

Vice President Mike Pence tweeted just as Holt's plane landed that he was "very glad that Josh Holt is now back home with his family - where he has always belonged" but added sanctions against the country wound "continue until democracy returns to Venezuela".

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  • Hawaii officials order more residents to flee from fast-moving lava
Hawaii officials order more residents to flee from fast-moving lava

Meanwhile, as was feared for weeks, lava crawled onto the property of the Puna Geothermal Venture plant. The Hawaii Civil Defence Agency said lava from Kilauea has covered a potentially explosive well at a geothermal power station and is threatening another, after flowing onto the site.

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  • North Korean official arrives in Beijing en route to US
North Korean official arrives in Beijing en route to US

The North's diplomatic channels have been in gear since North Korean First Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye-gwan in a statement on May 16 threatened to pull out of the North-U.S. Lord Hague noted: "Kim would leave with a U.S. attack off the table, some hope of raising living-standards for North Koreans, and de facto recognition of the weapons he...

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  • Video shows flash flood sweeping through Baltimore-area street after heavy rains
Video shows flash flood sweeping through Baltimore-area street after heavy rains

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has declared a state of emergency in the flood-stricken area. Kittleman said that a huge gap - between 25 and 30 feet - opened between Ellicott Mills and Main Street following the heavy rain. "If you are trapped, we are coming", the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services tweeted at one point. Sto...

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  • Italy's PM-designate Giuseppe Conte fails to form populist government
Italy's PM-designate Giuseppe Conte fails to form populist government

Italian president Sergio Mattarella approved Conte as PM, but the stumbling block came when the latter nominated a fierce eurosceptic as finance minister. Di Maio met Mattarella informally on Sunday to try to find a solution, a source close to the president said. "The problem is Savona", the coalition source said, explaining that the economist...

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  • Cyclone death toll in Oman, Yemen rises to 11
Cyclone death toll in Oman, Yemen rises to 11

The meteorology department said the latest weather charts and satellite imageries indicate that Mekunu's intensity has dropped to "a deep depression". The beaches were littered with debris. The cyclone has been wreaking havoc on the Yemeni island of Socotra from the past two days. Fast-moving waters from the rain and storm surge flooded normally ...

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  • Two people reportedly killed by Israeli tank fire in Gaza
Two people reportedly killed by Israeli tank fire in Gaza

Separately on Saturday night, Israeli aircraft struck two targets belonging to Hamas , but there were no reports of casualties. It said the explosive device had been hidden inside a pair of fence cutters. Tuesday's Gaza flotilla will coincide with the 8th anniversary of an Israeli attack on the Turkish "Mavi Marmara" flotilla, in which nine Tu...

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  • Danica Patrick fans tweet well-wishes after her Indy 500 crash
Danica Patrick fans tweet well-wishes after her Indy 500 crash

Ricciardo won Formula One's Monaco Grand Prix earlier Sunday. But all three needed enough gas to get to the finish line, and it was Power who was frantically chasing them down. Because, just like at Phoenix last month, nobody passed any more cars and nobody did it with any more panache. Penske said if Castroneves won a fourth, he'd get a chance a...

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  • Ireland set to end abortion ban in landslide vote: Exit polls
Ireland set to end abortion ban in landslide vote: Exit polls

The polls are open as the nation votes in a referendum to repeal or retain the Eighth Amendment. More than 3.2million people are registered to vote in the referendum, with over 100,000 new voters registering to vote ahead of the poll. "For decades, the Eighth Amendment has protected unborn babies and mothers equally in Ireland by recognizing tha...

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  • Kilauea volcano eruption in Hawaii rains down drama, destruction
Kilauea volcano eruption in Hawaii rains down drama, destruction

The methane can also explode when heated. A photo shared by the United States Geological Survey shows striking blue flames peeking through the cracks of the street. And, with tourism providing more than 30% of Hawaii's private sector jobs in 2017, when a volcano disrupts it, it sends shock waves across the island.

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  • Democrats say briefings did not support Trump's claim of Federal Bureau of Investigation 'spy'
Democrats say briefings did not support Trump's claim of Federal Bureau of Investigation 'spy'

Trump demanded the briefing over the weekend, after alleging - without evidence - that former President Barack Obama's Justice Department infiltrated his campaign with a spy. Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election and possible con...

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  • Trump's Blocking of Twitter Users Is Unconstitutional, Judge Says
Trump's Blocking of Twitter Users Is Unconstitutional, Judge Says

A NY federal judge has ruled that President Donald Trump can not block Twitter users for their political views after the President was sued in July 2017 by a free-speech group saying the president's actions violated the First Amendment.

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  • Battlefield 5 ditches Premium season pass for live services component
Battlefield 5 ditches Premium season pass for live services component

Sometimes their responses would be accompanied with concept art, but personally, I'd have rathered the actual gameplay do the talking for DICE. "Prepare for multiplayer that spans multiple maps and modes, meaning you'll experience more varied and exciting Battlefield moments".

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  • Ariana Grande Sends Love To Fans On Manchester Bombing Anniversary
Ariana Grande Sends Love To Fans On Manchester Bombing Anniversary

Singer Ariana Grande is overcome by emotion at the One Love Manchester tribute concert on June 4, 2017. A minute's silence - observed nationwide - was held at 2.30pm with tears inside the cathedral, where photographs of those killed were displayed on screens, and outside, where thousands watched in Cathedral Gardens.

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