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Maryland flooding: Water rages through Ellicott City streets
May 28, 2018
Up to 8 inches (20cm) of rain fell on Ellicott City in two hours, according to local media.
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Thousands evacuate as Storm Alberto powers toward Florida
May 28, 2018
(Reuters) - Thousands of Florida residents evacuated homes on Sunday as Subtropical Storm Alberto picked up strength as it headed north through the Gulf of Mexico, with forecasters saying it could bring life-threatening inundation to Southern coastal states.
Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush taken to hospital in Maine
May 28, 2018
(Reuters) - Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, 93, was taken to a hospital in Maine on Sunday after experiencing low blood pressure and fatigue, a family spokesman said on Twitter.
New lava flow crosses onto Hawaii geothermal plant property
May 27, 2018
HONOLULU (Reuters) - A broad lava flow crossed onto the property of a Hawaii geothermal power station on Saturday, posing a new hazard as molten rock from the erupting Kilauea volcano bulldozed relentlessly through homes and backyards.
Exxon pulls offshore workers; Shell, Chevron cut output due to Alberto
May 27, 2018
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp evacuated non-essential workers from the Lena production platform in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto, the company said on Sunday.
Living with a volcano means dealing with its goddess
May 27, 2018
PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - During one of his daily briefings about the relentless eruptions of the Kilauea volcano recently, Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim noted the day had brought no eruptions, no lava, no ashfalls.
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Trump Shouldn't Blame Gun Violence on Violent Video Games
March 8, 2018
Research demonstrates no link can confidently be made between violent video games and gun violence.
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Haq: Denuclearization may look ‘very different’ for N. K. and U.S.
May 28, 2018
Nayyera Haq, former State Department senior advisor, says a potential summit between North Korea and the United States may be complicated if both sides can’t agree on a common definition of “denuclearization.” America wants nuclear weapons out of the...
Trump admin separates families at border, blames Dems
May 28, 2018
Federal agencies admitted they lost nearly 1,500 children under the Trump administration. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the law dictates kids will be separated from their parents crossing the border. However, President Trump blamed the policy on...
Trump pushing ‘Spygate’ could hurt perception of FBI & DOJ
May 28, 2018
The panel discusses how the language President Trump uses could sow doubt in Americans.