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Severe weather, flash flooding affecting Ellicott City

Severe weather, flash flooding affecting Ellicott City

Howard County Fire and EMS said there were reports of building collapses in the area and a gas leak broke out, BGE said, causing an evacuation of the west end of Main Street. At least five roads in Baltimore have been closed due to the flooding. The newspaper reports that the swirling waters reached the second flood of one building at its height.


Italy's president summons PM-designate, but doubts remain on key minister

Italy's president summons PM-designate, but doubts remain on key minister

After speaking, Mattarella summoned former International Monetary Fund senior official Carlo Cottarelli for a Monday morning meeting - an indication he may be considering asking him to head a government of unelected technocrats. The Five Star and League movements have said they will support earlier elections, and electoral polls indicate they would garner even more votes the second time around.



Flash Flooding Rages Through Maryland Community

The agency added that water had risen above the first floor of buildings in some areas and that it had received reports of building collapses. Footage taken by bystanders showed waves of water rushing through the city's Main Street as it engulfed cars and reached as high as six-foot.


U.S. team enters North Korea to prepare for summit

U.S. team enters North Korea to prepare for summit

Sue Mi Terry of the Center for Strategic and International Studies and Jean Lee of the Wilson Center and former AP bureau chief in North Korea told "Face the Nation" that the president's stunning move to upend the June 12 talks may have been a "reality check" for the reclusive regime.


The 'scandals' and progress of the Russian Federation probe

The 'scandals' and progress of the Russian Federation probe

Trump fired Comey as the FBI investigated the Russian election interference, setting the stage for the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his wide-ranging inquiries. The former aide faces charges of acting as an unregistered foreign agent and of money-laundering. Flynn was sacked February 13, 2017, after White House officials said he had misled them about his Russian s during the transition period by saying that he had not discussed sanctions.


Foreign Secretary statement on the MH17 investigation

Foreign Secretary statement on the MH17 investigation

It says it is now in the final phase of the investigation but Dutch chief prosecutor Fred Westerbeke could not say when the case would be prosecuted in a Netherlands court. I would like once again to offer my condolences to the families and friends of those so tragically killed by the downing of flight MH17 on 17 July 2014, and to thank the Joint Investigation Team for its painstaking work.