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Hawaii faces new threat from volcano - gassy, glassy laze

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 3:51pm
PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Hawaii residents dealing with Kilauea's volcanic eruption faced a potentially deadly new challenge on Sunday as lava that reached the Pacific Ocean threatened to send up laze, a hazardous mix of glass particles and noxious gas.

A Noah's Ark of animals rescued from Hawaii lava

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 8:36am
PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - When hundreds of residents of Hawaii's Big Island fled their homes after the Kilauea volcano erupted, some left behind not only most of their belongings, but also their beloved pets.

Hawaii reports first serious injury from volcano

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:02am
PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - A stream of lava blocked a Hawaii highway on Sunday that serves as an escape route for coastal residents, while the first known serious injury was reported from fresh explosive eruptions from the Kilauea volcano.

Spurned advances provoked Texas school shooting, victim's mother says

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 5:45am
SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - A teenaged boy who shot and killed eight students and two teachers in Texas had been spurned by one of his victims after making aggressive advances, her mother told the Los Angeles Times.

Hawaii reports first serious injury from volcano as lava threatens escape routes

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 12:03am
PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - A stream of lava threatened to block a key Hawaii highway on Saturday that serves as an escape route for coastal residents, while the first known serious injury was reported from fresh explosive eruptions from the Kilauea volcano.

Fresh lava flows could block Hawaii escape route within hours

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 10:11pm
PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Lava oozed toward a key Hawaii highway on Saturday that serves as an escape route for coastal residents, after fresh explosive eruptions from the Kilauea volcano and magma flows that destroyed four more homes.

Cougar kills U.S. mountain biker, mauls another, later shot

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 8:52pm
(Reuters) - A mountain lion killed one mountain biker and mauled another in Washington state on Saturday when they rode into its territory, and authorities later shot the animal dead, police said.

Texas school shooter 'nonemotional,' lawyer says as motive sought

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 8:10pm
SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - The 17-year-old student charged with killing 10 people when he opened fire in an art class at his Houston-area high school appeared "weirdly nonemotional" on the morning after the rampage, one of his lawyers said on Saturday.

Hawaii lava flow engulfs more homes as ash plume ascends

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 5:35pm
PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - New, fast-moving lava poured from the flank of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano on Saturday, destroying four more homes on the Big Island after a second explosive eruption shot a nearly two-mile-high (10,000 foot) ash plume from the crater.

Texas shooting suspect seems 'weirdly nonemotional,' lawyer says

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 12:21pm
SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - The 17-year-old student who authorities said killed 10 people when he opened fire in an art class in his Houston-area high school appeared to be disoriented on the morning after the rampage, one of his lawyers said on Saturday.

Melania Trump returns to White House after kidney procedure

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 9:54am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's wife, Melania Trump, returned to the White House on Saturday after undergoing a surgical procedure this week to treat a benign kidney condition, her office said.

Teen gunman attacks Texas high school art class, kills 10

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 12:43am
SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - Texas on Saturday will likely release the names of nine students and a teacher killed by a gunman, identified by authorities as a 17-year-old student armed with a shotgun and pistol, who opened fire in a morning art class in his Houston-area high school.

'Loner' student shoots and kills 10 at Texas school

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 9:59pm
SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - A 17-year-old student dressed in a trench coat and armed with a shotgun and pistol opened fire at his high school outside Houston on Friday, killing nine students and a teacher, before surrendering to officers, authorities said.

'Born to kill' Texas shooter a quiet teenager in trench coat

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 9:59pm
SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - He was a quiet Texas teenager who danced with his Greek church group and played football. He had a passion for symbology and Japanese history.

'Loner' student shoots and kills 10 at Texas school: authorities

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 8:10pm
SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - A 17-year-old student armed with a shotgun and pistol opened fire at his Texas high school on Friday, killing nine students and a teacher, authorities said, in an attack with eerie echoes of the massacre at a Florida high school in February.

Two weeks on, Hawaii residents look for 'normalcy' amid ash, lava

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 7:27pm
PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Two weeks after fountains of lava and poisonous gas from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano forced hundreds of people to flee their homes in the middle of the night, things were only getting worse for residents on Friday following one of its largest eruptions and worst sulfur emissions.

Missouri legislators begin weighing impeachment of governor

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 7:20pm
(Reuters) - Missouri legislators convened on Friday to weigh the possible impeachment of Governor Eric Greitens, who has been embroiled in separate sex and fundraising scandals that have led to mounting pressure for his resignation.

U.S. agency rescinds order banning Louisiana distributor from opioid sales

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 7:19pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration on Friday reversed an order that halted a Louisiana drug wholesaler's opioid sales over allegations it failed to report suspiciously large orders by pharmacies for the narcotics, court documents showed.

'Quiet' student shoots and kills 10 at Texas school: authorities

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 6:50pm
SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - A 17-year-old student armed with a shotgun and pistol opened fire at his Texas high school on Friday, killing nine fellow students and a teacher, authorities said, in an attack with eerie echoes of the massacre at a Florida high school in February.

'Quiet' student shoots and kills 10 at his Texas high school

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 6:02pm
SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - A 17-year-old student armed with a shotgun and pistol opened fire in a Texas high school on Friday, killing nine fellow students and a teacher, authorities said, in an attack similar to the massacre at a Florida high school in February.

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