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Author: 0 Significant flooding, water rescues underway in Ellicott City

Flash flooding and water rescues are being reported in Maryland as heavy rain soaks much of the state. That's in the same area devastated by flash flooding in July 2016. A flash flood raged through the heart of historic Ellicott City, Maryland, on Sunday evening, sending residents and tourists fleeing from the surreal scenes and sparking a massive response by rescuers.

Global Media Abortion vote heaps pressure on May to liberalise laws in Northern Ireland
Author: 0 Abortion vote heaps pressure on May to liberalise laws in Northern Ireland

He said Ireland would now provide compassion and medical care for women in crisis pregnancies instead of turning a blind eye. No more lonely journeys across the Irish Sea. No social issue had divided Ireland's 4.8 million people as sharply as abortion, which was pushed up the political agenda by the death in 2012 of a 31-year-old Indian immigrant from a septic miscarriage after she was refused a termination.

Global Media White House still a go on planning trip for North Korea summit
Author: 0 White House still a go on planning trip for North Korea summit

After Trump's latest missives about the possibility of the summit being held as scheduled, a spokesman for the Blue House called the move a positive development. He did not confirm how the secret meeting was arranged or which side asked for it. "Chairman Kim and I have agreed that the June 12 summit should be held successfully, and that our quest for the Korean peninsula's denuclearisation and a perpetual peace regime should not be halted", Moon said.

Global Media China, Burkina Faso establish ties following Taiwan snub
Author: 0 China, Burkina Faso establish ties following Taiwan snub

Taiwanese and Chinese officials had no immediate comment. Tsai said China was showing insecurity over "more substantial developments in relations between Taiwan and the United States, and other like-minded countries". Tsai has lashed out at China's "crude behaviours" since Burkina Faso broke ties. Relations with China are "no longer serving USA interests", said William Stanton, who headed the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) - the USA de-facto embassy in Taipei - from 2009 to 2012.

Global Media Rose McGowan's three word response to Harvey Weinstein's arrest
Author: 0 Rose McGowan's three word response to Harvey Weinstein's arrest

He's scheduled to appear in court on July 30. The charges followed a months-long investigation that involved the Manhattan district attorney's office. That makes these first criminal charges against Weinstein possible. He has denied all allegations of non-consensual sex. Court documents charge that one woman, believed to be Lucia Evans, an aspiring actress who was forced to perform oral sex on Weinstein during a meeting at the company's Greenwich Street offices in 2004.

Global Media Italian PM-designate Conte fails to form new government
Author: 0 Italian PM-designate Conte fails to form new government

Conte thanked the president and the leaders of the 5-Star Movement and the League seeking for form a coalition government, "for having put me up as a candidate". But Mr. Salvini, a gifted politician, stands to gain the most from new elections. Reuters reported that Carlo Cottarelli, a former International Monetary Fund official, was being summoned for a meeting on Monday to potentially help lead that effort.

Global Media Trump applauds 'hero' teacher who stopped school shooting
Author: 0 Trump applauds 'hero' teacher who stopped school shooting

Jason Seaman was wounded during the shooting , but he was recently released from the hospital. "I have no words because it was such an wonderful act of caring", she said. "It's not surprising, to be honest". "He's not really ever been the person to run away. I went into this little room in the back with three other people", he said.

Global Media Cyclone Mekunu kills girl of 12 in Oman
Author: 0 Cyclone Mekunu kills girl of 12 in Oman

The winds blowing in central Maharashtra have slightly brought down the temperature in Marathwada region. The maximum temperature in Chandrapur district in Vidarbha had touched 45.5 degrees celsius, highest in the state on Wednesday. The government declared the island in the northwest Indian Ocean, part of a UNESCO-protected archipelago for its rich biodiversity, a "disaster" zone.

Global Media North Korea has 'brilliant potential' as United States team arrives at border
Author: 0 North Korea has 'brilliant potential' as United States team arrives at border

Trump, who has since teased that the summit might still happen, tweeted about the diplomatic efforts in North Korea late Sunday afternoon, expressing his optimism that the USA team's arrangements will pan out. North Korea had sharply criticised suggestions by Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, and vice-president Mike Pence that it could share the fate of Libya if it did not swiftly surrender its nuclear arsenal.

Global Media Danica Patrick ends racing career spinning out of the Indy 500
Author: 0 Danica Patrick ends racing career spinning out of the Indy 500

I spoke to him briefly after the race, and I just said "I told you so", based on a little chat we had before it. I've had a lot of good fortune here and did still have some this month, it just didn't come on race day. Before her start on Sunday, Patrick posted a photo to Instagram saying, "This is just a chapter in the book". "But I kind of said before I came here that I feel like if it's a complete disaster - complete like as if not in the ballpark at all, look silly - then people might ...

Global Media Death toll from south India protests rises to 13
Author: 0 Death toll from south India protests rises to 13

This is a major multinational company that for years has operated illegal mining concerns, trashing the environment and forcibly evicting local people, he said . Ramnath said the smelter suffered from a "perception" that it was the most polluting industry in Thoothukudi because of its size, and that support of the local community would be important to restart the plant and double its capacity, as suggested by Vedanta's billionaire chairman Anil Agarwal.

Global Media US warns Syrian government not to advance on south
Author: 0 US warns Syrian government not to advance on south

But a USA military official denied any knowledge of the strikes. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , a United Kingdom -based activist group supportive of the Syrian opposition, said, "Six explosions rocked the western countryside of Homs today evening, Thursday the 24th of May 2018, caused by rocket shelling believed to be Israeli, which targeted al-Dab'ah Military Airbase and its vicinity and outskirts in the western countryside of Homs", where pro-Syrian government forces, ...

Global Media Trump says summit with Kim may still happen
Author: 0 Trump says summit with Kim may still happen

One sign, written in English, read "withdraw USA troops". "We're talking to them now", he said. That statement referred to Vice President Mike Pence as a "political dummy" for his comments on the North and said it was up to the Americans whether they would "meet us at a meeting room or encounter us at nuclear-to-nuclear showdown".

Global Media Shooting at middle school in IN, 2 victims in critical condition
Author: 0 Shooting at middle school in IN, 2 victims in critical condition

The shooting, by CNN's count, was the 23rd in the United States this year and comes just a week after a high school student in Santa Fe, Texas, shot and killed eight classmates and two teachers. The suspected shooter came into the class and started firing, striking a girl, said the boy, who spoke to TV reporters. Authorities didn't release his name or say whether he had been in trouble before but indicated he likely acted alone.

Global Media Ireland's No campaigners concede defeat in abortion referendum
Author: 0 Ireland's No campaigners concede defeat in abortion referendum

The Late Late Show's results were read out during the broadcast, and here's the historic moment in question. After that, abortions will only be allowed until the 24th week of pregnancy if there is a risk to a woman's life, or a risk of serious harm to the physical or mental health of a woman.

Global Media Recently adopted girl dies after father leaves her in hot auto
Author: 0 Recently adopted girl dies after father leaves her in hot auto

The child's adoptive mother found her outside the couple's Nashville home. The child was then rushed to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The station reported that the child had celebrated her first birthday days earlier. There, the staff told her that Katera didn't come to the centre that day.

Global Media Lava Spatter Crushes Man's Leg in First Known Injury from Hawaii Volcano
Author: 0 Lava Spatter Crushes Man's Leg in First Known Injury from Hawaii Volcano

Williams-Downing said that the explosions and sounds similar to that of "jet engines" are normal now that numerous fissures have been cracking open and spewing lava for almost two weeks. The National Weather Service says the ash plume reached as high as 7,000 feet (2,133 meters). By afternoon, lava had isolated 40 homes in the area.

Global Media Irish Vote to Liberalize Abortion Law, Exit Poll Signals
Author: 0 Irish Vote to Liberalize Abortion Law, Exit Poll Signals

People over 65, however, voted mostly against overhauling the current legislation, which only allows terminations in cases where the mother's life is in danger. Ireland adopted the ban in 1983, but support has waned as the country has grown more liberal, legalizing divorce and gay marriage. Ireland is one of the few countries in the European Union that does not allow those overseas to vote via post or in embassies.