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Israel to send aid teams to Guatemala following deadly volcanic eruption

Fast-moving mixtures of hot gas and volcanic material, like ash, flowed down into local communities. "We now have an accounting with names and towns where people have gone missing and we have a figure, which is 192 people who we have unaccounted for", Disaster Relief Agency chief Sergio Cabanas was quoted as saying by AFP news agency.


Aerial footage shows large lava flow wiping out homes in Hawaii

Aerial footage shows large lava flow wiping out homes in Hawaii

County Managing Director Wil Okabe said his own vacation home in Kapoho Beach Lots was threatened. Up to a dozen residents had remained in the area as of late last week. Barbara McDaniel, a retiree who moved with her husband to Vacationland from Washington state five years ago, said they fled as soon as evacuations began, taking little else but their dog and cat with them.



McConnell Cancels August Recess Over ‘Historic Obstruction by Senate Democrats’

President Trump's low approval ratings and the swirl of controversy around the White House have Republican strategists anxious about the party's standing headed toward the fall. "That pattern has only led to irresponsible lawmaking - passing $2 trillion bills that no one has time to fully comprehend". "We assume he'll be here in Washington working right alongside us".


Winds fanning wildfire in western New Mexico

Winds fanning wildfire in western New Mexico

The Forest Service said the intensity of the Colorado wildfire , known as the 416 Fire, had slightly diminished by Saturday morning and that firefighters were focused on protecting neighborhoods and infrastructure as they managed to carve containment lines around 10 percent of the blaze.


White House Aid Kelly Sadler Out After Mocking John McCain

White House Aid Kelly Sadler Out After Mocking John McCain

White House aide jokes about senator dying. Sadler could not immediately be reached for comment . Sadler and the White House received widespread backlash for the remark, but the White House never publicly condemned it. " Kelly Sadler is a world-class person who made a flippant off-hand remark in private", Scaramucci tweeted. Some of McCain's colleagues, including Sen.


Hawaii volcano lava destroys hundreds of homes overnight

Hawaii volcano lava destroys hundreds of homes overnight

The USGS reported that lava had inundated most of the nearby Kapoho Beach Lots and Vacationland subdivisions. In the Puu Makaala Natural Area Reserve, north of the Kilauea volcano, staff are keeping a close watch on 11 endangered Hawaiian crow, or alala, that were released back into the mostly-native forest last fall, as well as 80 alala at the Keauhou Bird Conservation Center.