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LDS Church members missing, at least 5 injured after Guatemala volcano eruption LDS Church members missing, at least 5 injured after Guatemala volcano eruption
- June 06, 2018

Firefighters' spokesperson Julio Sanchez said Tuesday that 72 hours after Sunday's eruption there will be little chance of finding anyone alive. Earlier in the day, the country's National Institute of Forensic Sciences said 75 bodies have been recovered but only 23 of those have been identified. (more...)
Puerto Rico: Death toll increased by more than 1400 after Maria Puerto Rico: Death toll increased by more than 1400 after Maria
- June 06, 2018

Puerto Rico's Institute of Statistics said it has sued the US territory's health department and demographic registry seeking to obtain data on the number of deaths following Hurricane Maria as a growing number of critics accuse the government of lacking transparency. (more...)
Newshour, UN: US must stop separating migrant families Newshour, UN: US must stop separating migrant families
- June 06, 2018

While the policy doesn't make mention of separating families, USA protocol prohibits detaining children with their parents because the children are not charged with a crime and the parents are. Despite this, she insisted that Washington was bound by worldwide human rights laws that its current practices were flouting. "It is therefore of great concern that in the United States, migration control appears to have been prioritised over the effective care and protection of migrant children". (more...)
BSF jawans martyred, 7 civilians injured in Pak shelling in Jammu's Akhnoor BSF jawans martyred, 7 civilians injured in Pak shelling in Jammu's Akhnoor
- June 06, 2018

Pargwal police post in-charge Brij Lal Sharma said, "Around 2.15 am on Sunday, two BSF men were killed in sniper fire by Pakistan across the global border in Pargwal sector of Akhnoor sub division in Jammu ". Pakistan rangers violated ceasefire today in the Pargwal area of Akhnoor- prompting a befitting reply from Indian security forces, who are believed to be still engaged in crossfire. (more...)
Deaths, injuries reported after volcano erupts in Guatemala Deaths, injuries reported after volcano erupts in Guatemala
- June 06, 2018

Fuego erupted shortly before noon on Sunday and again, more powerfully, at 6:45 p.m. The most well-known example of the consequences of a pyroclastic flow can be found in Italy where the two Roman towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum were covered under a thick blanket of ash in 79 AD. (more...)
Hawaii Volcano Lava Destroys Hundreds of Homes Overnight Hawaii Volcano Lava Destroys Hundreds of Homes Overnight
- June 06, 2018

Lava has covered a total of 8 square miles, scientists said Monday. Lava has completely filled the nearby Kapoho Bay and inundated much of Vacationland, according to the AP. The area is primarily home to vacation rentals, but there are a lot of permanent residences there too. "Right now, I'm hoping that it burns down", she said. (more...)
Identification of Those who Died in Guatemala Volcano's Aftermath Difficult Identification of Those who Died in Guatemala Volcano's Aftermath Difficult
- June 06, 2018

Rescue workers run for cover as the Volcan de Fuego , or "Volcano of Fire", blows more clouds of ash in the El Rodeo hamlet of Escuintla , Guatemala , Tuesday. The searing hot volcanic material that covered communities near the volcano left numerous bodies unrecognisable so DNA testing or other methods will be necessary for identification. (more...)
Qatar says 'stronger' despite year-long Gulf dispute Qatar says 'stronger' despite year-long Gulf dispute
- June 06, 2018

Qatar will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup. UAE, Bahrain and Egypt joined Riyadh in the blockade of Qatar, cutting diplomatic ties and halting land, sea and air routes to the Gulf peninsula state. Kuwait has sought to mediate the crisis, sending its 88-year-old emir shuttling between the countries involved. Qatar is internet hosting 10,000 US troops stationed at sprawling al-Udeid Air Base as a part of its marketing campaign in opposition to the Islamic State group and the warfare in ... (more...)
Kelly Sadler: Aide who mocked McCain exits White House Kelly Sadler: Aide who mocked McCain exits White House
- June 06, 2018

McCain, the Republican nominee for president in 2008, has been diagnosed with a form of brain cancer and has been receiving treatment for months at his Arizona ranch. McCain has frequently been a target of Trump, who still occasionally derides him privately, according to aides. Sadler's remark may have been meant as a "joke", but "fell flat", a White House official told CNN . (more...)
Russia Hit List Has 47 Critics it is Plotting to Kill: Ukraine Russia Hit List Has 47 Critics it is Plotting to Kill: Ukraine
- June 06, 2018

It also brought widespread criticism from press freedom groups. On the night selected for the event, he said a make-up artist came to his apartment to give him the appearance of a shooting victim, that he was given a T-shirt with bullet holes in it to wear, and that pig's blood was poured over him. (more...)
Pope Francis praying for victims of Guatemala volcano
- June 06, 2018

People gather at the Municipal stadium in Escuintla, about 35 km southwest of Guatemala City, on June 5, 2018 after the Fuego Volcano showed new activity. Conred spokesman David de Leon said the volcano first erupted around midday Sunday, billowing smoke and ash miles into the sky. "We will continue until we find the last victim, though we do not know how many there are". (more...)
First lady stays behind on Trump's Camp David weekend First lady stays behind on Trump's Camp David weekend
- June 06, 2018

Spouses often accompany leaders to G7 meetings. Melania was last seen on May 10 when she stood by the President and welcomed home three American detainees from North Korea . It's the second year the Trumps have opened the White House to Gold Star families. In a tweet, she revealed how she was doing and reiterated that she was still "working hard". (more...)
Almost 200 missing, 73 dead from Guatemala volcano Almost 200 missing, 73 dead from Guatemala volcano
- June 06, 2018

At midday on Tuesday, the National Forensics Institute said it had counted 72 bodies, including a child who died in hospital suffering severe burns. It produced its biggest eruption in more than four decades on Sunday, showering ash on a wide area and sending lava flows through nearby towns. (more...)
Crocodile kills pastor during baptism ceremony in Ethiopia Crocodile kills pastor during baptism ceremony in Ethiopia
- June 06, 2018

Witnesses say a crocodile then launched itself from the water during one of the baptisms and attacked the pastor who died after receiving bite marks to his legs, back and hands. While a tragic story from a human standpoint, Pastor Ocho is in the arms of his Savior now, away from all pain and suffering. Lake Abaya, one of Ethiopia's largest lakes, "is known to have a huge crocodile population", according to Ethiopian news site Borkena . (more...)
Lava Claims 'Hundreds' More Homes on Hawaii's Big Island, Officials Say Lava Claims 'Hundreds' More Homes on Hawaii's Big Island, Officials Say
- June 06, 2018

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported high levels of natural disaster activity were near Kilauea's summit late Monday night and early Tuesday morning, including a magnitude-5.5 quake at 4:32 a.m., which produced a plume of lava 1,000 feet above the summit. (more...)
USA pushes for Venezuela to be suspended from OAS USA pushes for Venezuela to be suspended from OAS
- June 06, 2018

Venezuela's foreign minister Jorge Arreaza responded Monday by accusing the US of illegal interference in its internal affairs and violating the OAS charter by imposing sanctions. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro won re-election in a May vote that the Venezuelan opposition, along with the United States and other Latin American nations, have decried as a sham cementing a dictatorship. (more...)
Where is Melania Trump? Mystery as public absence extends to 22 days
- June 06, 2018

Melania's decision not to go to Quebec is a departure from a year ago when she made an worldwide summit debut at the G7 meeting in Italy and followed up at the forum of G20 industrialized and developing nations in Germany. The White House and first lady's office have not offered an explanation for her absence from the public eye for the past 24 days. She remained at Walter Reed Medical Center until May 19. (more...)
DOJ Appeals Ruling On Trump's Twitter Blocking DOJ Appeals Ruling On Trump's Twitter Blocking
- June 06, 2018

After a hearing, the judge had suggested that Trump mute rather than block some of his critics. Monday was the president's 500th day in office, and some of the day's tweets focused on that. We complained. We sued. What's next: More taxpayer dollars will be spent as the Department of Justice rallies its lawyers in defense of the president of the United States of America's right to deny citizens access to his most used public forum. (more...)
GOP leader Mitch McConnell cancels Senate's August recess
- June 06, 2018

Democrats have said there should be enough time in the schedule to get next year's spending bills done before the next government funding deadline comes on September 30. Democrats are also still upset over McConnell's refusal to hold hearings or votes on Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell listens to reporters as they ask questions during a news conference at the U.S. (more...)
Syracuse man got $800K from China for U.S. defense secrets Syracuse man got $800K from China for U.S. defense secrets
- June 06, 2018

The justice department alleges Ron Rockwell Hansen was carrying classified information when he was taken into custody on Saturday while on his way to board a flight to China . Hansen held a Top Secret clearance for many years, and signed several non-disclosure agreements during his tenure at DIA and as a government contractor. (more...)
Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts, killing scores Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts, killing scores
- June 06, 2018

Volcanic ash has already stretched across a 12-mile radius, and winds could carry the cloud even farther, officials said. "They say they are going to leave them buried there, and we are not going to know if it's really them", the 39-year-old farmer said. (more...)
Trump’s team denies president plans to pardon himself Trump’s team denies president plans to pardon himself
- June 06, 2018

US President Donald Trump tweeted that he can not be indicted or subpoenaed and has the power to pardon himself. A spokesman for the special counsel declined to comment on Trump's tweets. Before then , in 1974, one of the articles of impeachment drawn up against then-President Richard Nixon was for obstruction. Pardoning other people is one thing. (more...)
'She will not be missed': Woman's obituary takes dark turn 'She will not be missed': Woman's obituary takes dark turn
- June 06, 2018

Then things take a darker turn, explaining that in 1962, Dehmlow she got pregnant by Dennis' brother and moved to California. When 80-year-old Kathleen Dehmlow, of Wabasso, died May 31, she clearly left some hard feelings behind. It is unclear who submitted the obituary to be published, but it appeared in the Monday edition of the Redwood Gazette . "The good Lord loves you more than anyone else ever could. (more...)
Putin brags that he ‘regularly’ speaks to Trump on the phone Putin brags that he ‘regularly’ speaks to Trump on the phone
- June 06, 2018

Austria's coalition government of conservatives and the pro-Putin far right was in a minority of European Union governments that did not expel any Russian diplomats over the Skripal case and Austria, despite its membership of the European Union, points to its history of neutrality and its relatively warm relations with Russia. (more...)
Get to know the top candidates running for California governor Get to know the top candidates running for California governor
- June 06, 2018

The New Mexico Secretary of State's Office reported that 97,917 people cast primary ballots during the early voting period ahead of Tuesday's primary. Kim is likely to make MacArthur's shepherding of the GOP's Affordable Care Act repeal in 2017 a key issue in the race. There is another kind of drama playing out in other states. (more...)
Media Smear Grenell After Breitbart Interview; Conservatives, Donald Trump Jr. Defend Ambassador Media Smear Grenell After Breitbart Interview; Conservatives, Donald Trump Jr. Defend Ambassador
- June 06, 2018

Donald Jr. was not the only individual to defend Ambassador Grenell, with former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer asking Appelbaum: "Can you please supply the quote in which he says this?" Richard Grenell took up his Berlin posting on May 8 and immediately irked Germany when he tweeted the same day that German companies should stop doing business with Iran as Trump quit the nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic. (more...)
Guatemala's Fuego Volcano Erupts, Leaves Dozens Dead Guatemala's Fuego Volcano Erupts, Leaves Dozens Dead
- June 05, 2018

Firefighter Rudy Chavez descried how he was searching affected areas for survivors and also for those who had died. Some 3,100 people have been evacuated from the area. President Jimmy Morales said a national emergency response had been launched. An undetermined number of people still missing, the BBC reports . In addition, there are 46 people injured, majority seriously, more than 1.7 million being hit by the disaster, including 3,271 ordered evacuated and 1,787 in shelters in the ... (more...)
Serious 401 bus crash near Prescott Serious 401 bus crash near Prescott
- June 05, 2018

OPP say four people suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash. A witness said a Voyageur Transportation Services bus was involved in the crash. The Ornge air ambulance service has said it is responding to the scene, which is about 95 kilometres south of Ottawa. McIntyre said others injured in the crash are believed to be "walking wounded" who've been taken to other hospitals. (more...)
Iran seeks boosting uranium enrichment within nuclear deal limits Iran seeks boosting uranium enrichment within nuclear deal limits
- June 05, 2018

European signatories of the accord back the deal but have concerns over Iran's ballistic missile program and its political influence in the Middle East . 'Some Europeans are talking about limiting our defensive missile programme. "I would tell these countries that they should be aware that this is a dream that will never come true". (more...)
Police officer fired after patrol auto hits a suspect during a pursuit Police officer fired after patrol auto hits a suspect during a pursuit
- June 05, 2018

In the video Patmon can be seen trying to run away as Saulters closes the distance between them with his auto . According to WSB-TV , the Athens-Clarke County Police Department doesn't believe Saulters intentionally hit Patmon, but was negligent in his actions. (more...)

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