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by | June 06, 2018 | 15:46

Officials warned on Tuesday that a large plume of laze , a toxic lava haze composed of hydrochloric acid and tiny shards of volcanic glass, was blowing inland along the coastline, released with the ongoing inundation of Kapoho Bay . These were vacation homes and rentals, as well as primary residences. The eruption, which has advanced up to 656 yards per hour, and fountained up to 250 in the air, has covered 7.7 square miles of land, and destroyed well over 400 total structures in just over ...

by | June 06, 2018 | 12:43

TRT World's Gavin Blackburn reports. Jordanian police chief Major General Fadel al-Hamoud had earlier said at a press conference that the forces had detained 60 people for crimes committed during protests against tax hikes. According to the recent official estimates collected, 20 percent of Jordanians are on the verge of poverty while 18.5 percent of the population remains.

by | June 06, 2018 | 11:57

The US president's remarks came in tweets in which he said his right to pardon had been "stated by numerous legal scholars". The president's lawyers fear an interview could lead to Trump inadvertently, and they say innocently, committing perjury.

by | June 06, 2018 | 09:49

The court charged them with fraud, money laundering and tax evasion. Speaking before the vote, Rajoy appeared to have accepted his fate and congratulated Sanchez on his new position. Sanchez rose to power unexpectedly as a result of a corruption scandal that toppled conservative Mariano Rajoy. It will face a political minefield as it tries to steer legislation through parliament by winning support from rival parties.

by | June 06, 2018 | 01:08

SEOUL - South Korean shares ended higher Friday, led by gains made by heavyweight bio and auto stocks, analysts said. But he tamped down expectations that one meeting will be enough to solve all the problems between the two nations. The president has not denied speaking to the North Korean leader, and tantalized reporters with suggestions that he has done so. Likewise, Kim's letter to Trump would have been a reciprocal response to Trump's own letter to Kim on May 24 that temporarily shelved ...

by | June 06, 2018 | 01:10

In this morning's Today show interview , correspondent Craig Melvin asked Clinton about his affair with Monica Lewinsky more than two decades ago and if, were back then today , would he have handled it differently. In his Harlem talk, Clinton also said: "I support the Me Too movement and. think it is long overdue, and I have always tried to support it in the decisions and policies that I advanced".

by | June 05, 2018 | 22:03

Jim Kauahikaua, geophysicist at the US Geological Survey, said gas emissions from the volcano remain "very high" as tremors at the summit remain continuous. The lava flow destroyed a freshwater lake, boiling all the water in it late Saturday, the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported. "There are still people in the inundation zone that can not, there's no way for them to get out".

by | June 05, 2018 | 22:05

The Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency also said vigorous lava eruptions are continuing in Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens. Darryl Sumiki, 52, of Hilo, watches as lava lights up the sky above Pahoa during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii.

by | June 05, 2018 | 17:27

It was also uncertain whether the opening of the centrifuge plant would have any significant impact on Iran's nuclear program, which continues to be closely monitored by the International Atomic Energy Agency . He also called Israel a " malignant cancerous tumour " that should be removed. In his speech marking the 29th anniversary of the death of Iranian revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Khamenei insisted on resisting US pressure and again warned of a harsh response if Iran ...

by | June 05, 2018 | 17:18

They added that the GPB could be influential enough to resist leadership policy decisions and try to profit from future South Korean economic aid. Bolton, who has plenty to say about North Korea , did not. South Korea's Blue House on Monday quashed suggestions a formal end to the Korean War could be announced at the Trump-Kim summit. It would be the first time North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has hosted a head of state since assuming power in 2011 and comes as he is involved in a flurry ...

by | June 05, 2018 | 16:02

Sanchez, a Socialist who has said he wants talks on Catalonia but opposes any independence referendum, was sworn in about an hour earlier on Saturday, a day after parliament ousted conservative Mariano Rajoy over a corruption scandal. The rising center-right Ciudadanos legislator, Toni Canto, predicted that Sanchez's PSOE would give Podemos ministerial posts. The swearing-in will automatically bring an end to Madrid's direct rule over the wealthy, northeastern region of Catalonia, ...

by | June 05, 2018 | 16:01

The new deal means he will lead the alliance between the right-wing League and his 5-Star Movement. The two enraged parties abandoned their joint bid for power, and on Monday Mattarella asked ex-IMF economist Carlo Cottarelli to form a caretaker government created to take Italy to what looked like probable autumn elections.

by | June 05, 2018 | 14:17

According to a new court filing , which cites Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Brock Domin, Manafort and his associate, denoted in the document as "Person A", reached out to two witnesses associated with Manafort's past lobbying activities in an apparent attempt to coach their stories.

by | June 05, 2018 | 14:14

Women's empowerment is an important element in Vision 2030 and the future of Saudi Arabia . Other women across the country have been preparing for the right to drive on June 24 by taking driving courses on female-only college campuses.

by | June 05, 2018 | 13:27

The White House said that Melania Trump had surgery for a " benign kidney condition " on May 14. Reports in January of an affair Donald Trump allegedly had with adult film star Stormy Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, exacerbated speculation that Melania Trump was unhappy serving as he first lady and the spotlight that comes with it.

by | June 05, 2018 | 11:47

But he said he may sway them on certain details not included in the deal, such as Iran's missile development and the expiration of restrictions on nuclear activity. "It has historic foundations, because of the unique experience that we have undergone here obviously, and the commitment that you and previous German governments, but you sustained it with great vigor and great conviction, your commitment to Israel's security, the security and the future of the Jewish state, is deeply appreciated ...

by | June 05, 2018 | 11:47

A fiery Trudeau lashed out against Trump's tariffs during an exclusive interview that aired Sunday on NBC News' " Meet the Press ". "The Trump trade tariffs show that's a Tory pipe-dream", he will say, adding that Britain's "timid response shamefully fails to stand up to Trump".

by | June 05, 2018 | 11:29

The letter sent in January from Mr Trump's legal team to Robert Mueller , the special counsel leading the Russian Federation investigation, was obtained by The New York Times . "No Collusion, except by the Democrats!", the president tweeted. In addition to the legal battles, Trump's team and allies have waged a public-relations campaign against Mueller to discredit the investigation and soften the impact of the special counsel's potential findings.

by | June 05, 2018 | 10:50

Afghan security forces keep watch at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul , Afghanistan , June 4, which targeted a meeting of the country's top Muslim clerics. Suicide attacks in Afghanistan are frequently condemned as fanatical and immoral, especially when civilians are killed, but insurgents view the tactic as their most effective weapon.

by | June 05, 2018 | 07:07

As well as not being spotted out and about, she declined to attend a family weekend at Camp David last weekend, while her spokesperson also confirmed she will not be joining her husband on two upcoming foreign trips, ABC News reported . "Melania Missing" posters are popping up on telephone poles in Manhattan. Her absence sparked all kinds of wild speculation, but the first lady has shown no interest in making an appearance just to knock down rumors .

by | June 05, 2018 | 05:53

They also said an associate of Manafort's tried to contact a potential witness a couple of times. Mueller is now asking a judge to either revise the terms of his release or revoke it entirely, which could mean he will have to stay in jail until his trial.

by | June 04, 2018 | 23:34

Upon arrival, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly ushered the North Koreans into the Oval Office to meet the president. Many North Korea refugees that Kim has worked with say they would like to see Kim Jong Un sign into an agreement at the summit.

by | June 04, 2018 | 23:00

As he had in oral arguments in the case, Kennedy noted comments from Colorado commissioners that he thought denigrated Phillips' faith, implying that, as Kennedy put it, " religious beliefs can not legitimately be carried into the public sphere or commercial domain, implying that religious beliefs and persons are less than fully welcome in Colorado's business community".

by | June 04, 2018 | 22:26

CHINA has warned America it will call off any new trade deal if Donald Trump presses ahead with increased tariffs on Chinese goods. The Chinese statement said the two sides made "positive and concrete progress", but neither side released details.

by | June 04, 2018 | 20:11

But, if confirmed , the moves raise two contrasting scenarios: part of an ongoing reorganization in military leadership by Kim, or possibly a far-reaching intervention to bring in younger military overseers to replace older ranks possibly at odds with his outreach to the United States and its ally South Korea .