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May 21, 2018

Hawaii faces new threat of fumes from volcano's lava - May 21, 2018 | Reuters Top News


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Hawaii faces new threat of fumes from volcano's lava

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Hawaii faced a new hazard on Sunday as lava flows from Kilauea's volcanic eruption could produce clouds of acid fumes, steam and glass-like particles as they reach the Pacific, authorities said.

Father of Pakistani girl killed in Texas hopes her death can spur reform

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The father of a Pakistani girl killed in a Texas school shooting said on Monday he hoped that the death of his daughter, who wanted to serve her country as a civil servant or diplomat, would help spur gun control in the United States.

Teen Texas gunman suspect studied previous mass shootings: ABC News

(Reuters) - The teenage boy charged with murdering eight students and two teachers during a gun rampage at a Houston-area high school on Friday studied previous mass shootings before carrying out his attack, sources told ABC News.

U.S. Supreme Court takes up dispute over power plant in India

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider reviving a lawsuit by Indian villagers seeking to hold a Washington-based international financial institution responsible for widespread environmental damage they blame on a power plant it financed.

U.S. top court takes up challenge to Virginia uranium mining ban

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether states have the right to ban uranium mining for public health reasons in a dispute over a moratorium Virginia put in place on the radioactive metal in 1982.

Grief and anguish transcend two faiths' prayers after Texas school shooting

SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - The rituals and religious traditions may have been strikingly different, but a Methodist memorial service and Islamic funeral prayers held in two Houston suburbs on Sunday shared a profound anguish at the lives lost to high school gun violence in Santa Fe, Texas.

A Noah's Ark of animals rescued from Hawaii lava

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.

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

(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.

Melania Trump returns to White House after kidney procedure

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.

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

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.

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