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Jun 01 2018

The word that eliminated Lehigh Valley spelling bee champ from national finals

The first-place prize this year includes $40,000 cash and an engraved trophy along with a trip to NY to appear on the ABC talk show Live With Kelly and Ryan . The hundre...

Jun 01 2018

Trump says he is considering pardoning Martha Stewart and Rod Blagojevich

Senate seat that was vacated by Obama and for shaking down a children's hospital. The president also said he was considering a pardon for Stewart, the celebrity lifesty...

Jun 01 2018

Trump said to be 'actively preparing' for North Korea summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is not planning on giving up his nuclear weapons any time soon but is open to the idea of opening a Western hamburger franchise, accordi...

Jun 01 2018

Tensions Rise In South China Sea Region As China Consolidates Position

Beijing has been building artificial islands to reinforce its claim over most of the resource-rich South China Sea despite protests from Southeast Asian countries. But ...

May 31 2018

Kim Jong-un 'Nervous About Leaving N.Korea'

Revere said North Korea wants to weaken the U.S. Referring to the working-level talks between the North and the U.S.to prepare for a historic summit between the two lea...

May 30 2018

Trump moves ahead with tough trade measures on China

The list of restrictions will be announced by June 30, the White House said. The United States said on Tuesday that it still holds the threat of imposing tariffs on...

May 30 2018

Gaza's Hamas Rulers Say a Cease-Fire Has Been Reached With Israel

Israeli cabinet minister Naftali Bennett, however, told Israel's Army Radio no agreement has been reached yet. Violence along the Gaza frontier soared in recent wee...

May 29 2018

Lava Flow Stalls, Sparing Hawaii Geothermal Plant From More Damage

On Sunday night, emergency crews scrambled to save a man who became trapped after lava quickly covered his driveway , Hawaii News Now reported. "There were eight hou...

May 29 2018

EU foreign ministers seek to keep Iran nuclear deal alive

Ahead of the meeting, a senior Iranian official said that the Islamic Republic expects a package of economic measures given by the European powers as a compensation for...

May 29 2018

USA sends naval warships near China-claimed SCS islands

The Higgins guided-missile destroyer and the Antietam guided-missile cruiser came within 12 nautical miles of the Paracel Islands, according to an American official w...

May 29 2018

North Korea, U.S. hold preparatory meetings for Kim-Trump summit

There has been speculation that Kim, who greeted Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Pyongyang this month, would be traveling to the United States amid frenzied talks aimed...

May 29 2018

President Trump welcomes former Venezuela prisoner Josh Holt back to the US

Holt and his wife, accompanied by Sen. Hatch thanked Bob Corker of Tennessee, chair of the Senate foreign relations committee, who met Maduro on Friday. In one video ...

May 28 2018

Most dramatic images of Maryland’s catastrophic flash flood

Authorities said Ellicott City , on the west bank of Maryland's Patapsco River, is prone to periodic flooding. Main Street in Ellicott City saw flooding that ...

May 28 2018

Rose McGowan's message to Harvey Weinstein: 'We got you'

Once one of the most powerful men in the film industry, Weinstein had always been rumored to have engaged in sexual misconduct - but it was not until reports in The Ne...

May 28 2018

Italy in crisis as President vetoes key government nomination

Italy's Prime Minister-in-waiting Giuseppe Conte has quit attempts to form a government following President Sergio Mattarella's blocking of his choice for economy mini...

May 28 2018

Cyclone Mekunu kills girl of 12 in Oman

The impact on the city and province was expected to last several hours with wind speeds of 170 kilometres (106 miles) per hour. Thousands of Omanis have sought shelter ...

May 28 2018

Will Power creates history as first Aussie to win Indy 500

And thoughts went through my mind during the month, I guess. I couldn't imagine winning a race in front of this many people. While it must be very disappointing to end th...

May 28 2018

Experts say U.S.-North Korea summit still "highly likely" despite stumbles

Mr Trump withdrew from the planned summit last week, but quickly announced it could get back on track. "I think people want to see if we can get the meeting and get s...

May 28 2018

Palestinians Killed by Israeli Tank Fire

The Al-Quds Brigades group, which is linked to the the Islamic Jihad organisation, said it would retaliate for the killings, Haaretz reported. Israel's military sai...

May 26 2018

GALLERY | Dangerous 'laze' forms as Hawaii volcano lava reaches ocean

The blue flames were observed in cracks on Kahukai Street in the Leilani Estates Subdivision. Lava flowing from the volcano recently reached the ocean, causing a ri...