Hawaii’s Kilauea has been simmering safely for 35 years, but now it is destroying homes

Hawaii’s Kilauea has been simmering safely for 35 years, but now it is destroying homes

Updated May 08, 2018 12:47:32 Hawaii’s Kilauea is not the typical blow-the-top-off kind of volcano — it has been simmering and bubbling for about 35 years, sending super-hot lava spewing up through cracks in the ground, destroying everything in its path even miles from its summit. Key points: The volcano …

Lebanon elections: Hezbollah makes big gains in Parliament as PM loses seats

Lebanon elections: Hezbollah makes big gains in Parliament as PM loses seats

Posted May 08, 2018 08:19:56 Photo: Hezbollah supporters took to the streets to celebrate. (Reuters: Aziz Taher) Related Story: Lebanon’s Prime Minister puts resignation on hold The leader of Lebanon’s Iranian-backed Hezbollah group has declared “mission accomplished” after scoring major gains in parliamentary elections, as the main Western-backed faction headed …

Donald Trump announcement on Iran nuclear deal imminent; Boris Johnson makes last-ditch appeal – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump announcement on Iran nuclear deal imminent; Boris Johnson makes last-ditch appeal – Donald Trump’s America

Posted May 08, 2018 06:33:35 Photo: European allies are urging Donald Trump to stay in the Iran nuclear deal. (AP: Andrew Harnik) US President Donald Trump says he will announce his decision on whether to keep the US in the Iran nuclear deal within 24 hours. Key points: Trump to …

Phnom Penh Post, Cambodia’s last independent newspaper, sold to Malaysian ‘covert’ spin doctor

Phnom Penh Post, Cambodia’s last independent newspaper, sold to Malaysian ‘covert’ spin doctor

Updated May 07, 2018 16:22:33 Photo: The Phnom Penh Post was founded in 1992. (Flickr: tbun) The last remaining independent English language newspaper in Cambodia has been sold to a Malaysian PR man, who previously worked for the Cambodian Government and is currently “managing ‘covert operations’ for our clients”, according …

Hawaii volcano destroys 31 homes, spews lava more than 60 metres into the air

Hawaii volcano destroys 31 homes, spews lava more than 60 metres into the air

Posted May 07, 2018 14:31:36 The number of homes destroyed by Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has jumped to 31, with scientists saying lava is spewing more than 60 metres into the air. Local officials said the decimated homes were in the Leilani Estates subdivision, where molten rock, toxic gas and steam …

Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani does not rule out payments were made to other women

Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani does not rule out payments were made to other women

Updated May 07, 2018 10:30:12 US President Donald Trump’s attorney, Rudy Giuliani, has said he would not rule out the possibility that payments were made to women other than porn star Stormy Daniels to get them to stay silent about allegations against Mr Trump. Key points: Mr Giuliani says he …

Jason Day nearly hits hole in one en route to winning Wells Fargo Championship

Jason Day nearly hits hole in one en route to winning Wells Fargo Championship

Posted May 07, 2018 09:56:11 Former world number one Jason Day has almost aced the 17th hole on the way to a two-stroke victory at the Wells Fargo Championship in North Carolina. After squandering a three-shot lead on the back nine, Day made amends to clinch his 12th PGA Tour …

Spanish MotoGP: Spectacular three-way crash sees Marc Marquez take overall points lead

Spanish MotoGP: Spectacular three-way crash sees Marc Marquez take overall points lead

Posted May 07, 2018 08:18:52 Marc Marquez has won the Spanish MotoGP to take the overall points lead after several of his rivals crashed out of the race. Pole-sitter Cal Crutchlow wiped out before a three-rider crash involving previous points leader Andrea Dovizioso, his Ducati teammate Jorge Lorenzo, and Dani …

Anger in France, Britain over Trump’s gun law speech to the National Rifle Association – Donald Trump’s America

Anger in France, Britain over Trump’s gun law speech to the National Rifle Association – Donald Trump’s America

Posted May 06, 2018 16:09:35 Photo: Trump gave the controversial speech at the NRA annual convention in Dallas. (AP: Sue Ogrocki) US President Donald Trump has sparked anger in France and Britain by suggesting looser gun laws could have helped prevent the deadly Paris attacks in 2015, and linking a …

Russians arrested in anti-Putin protests ahead of presidential inauguration

Russians arrested in anti-Putin protests ahead of presidential inauguration

Updated May 06, 2018 09:58:55 Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and more than 1,600 anti-Kremlin activists have been detained by police during street protests against Vladimir Putin ahead of his inauguration for a fourth presidential term. Key points: Putin won a landslide re-election victory in March He has been in …