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Portugal gains upper hand over wildfire as death toll rises to 64

Portugal gains upper hand over wildfire as death toll rises to 64 The fire broke out Saturday just before 3:00 pm (1400 GMT) in the municipality of Pedrogao Grande in the region of Leiria. Some victims were discovered in homes in isolated regions. Officials have said communications were knocked out in the initial fierce fires when most people died, affecting mobile and fixed telephone networks. [Full Article...]

Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice Moreover, the Senate intelligence committee has already grilled several high-ranking officials - including Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and Attorney General Jeff Sessions - about whether Trump sought to interfere with the Russian Federation investigation and the criminal probe into his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn... [Full Article...]

President Trump Reveals He Is Being Investigated

Trump advisers and confidants describe the president as increasingly angry over the investigation, yelling at television sets in the White House carrying coverage and insisting he is the target of a conspiracy. "I was going to fire Comey", Trump told NBC News in an interview taped May 11. The tweet came around 9:10 a.m. Friday. The transition official spoke on condition of anonymity because ... [Full Article...]

Perez says he hasn't spoken to Ronaldo about rumors of exit

Manchester United are now in the process of securing various targets including Ivan Perisic, Alvaro Morata and Eric Dier, and that should remain the priority. Ronaldo , 32, appears to be heading for the Los Blancos exit this summer following a high-profile tax dispute , and Man United have been strongly linked with their former superstar. [Full Article...]

More Than 3000 Killed In Violence In Central Congo

More Than 3000 Killed In Violence In Central Congo The UN believes that the militia was set up specifically to support the Congolese authorities. More than 3,000 people have been killed in a remote region in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a new report from Congo's Catholic Church. [Full Article...]

Argentina's biggest haul of Nazi artefacts found in secret room

Argentina's biggest haul of Nazi artefacts found in secret room It's being called the biggest collection found in the country's history, The Associated Press is reporting . It's not clear who tipped the police off to the location of the objects, but it's more than likely that they arrived in Argentina via the so-called "ratlines", a system of escape routes for Nazis and sympathizers escaping Europe at the close of the Second World War. [Full Article...]

New $40K reward offered in missing Chinese scholar case

New $40K reward offered in missing Chinese scholar case The FBI and a local crime stoppers organization are offering a combined reward of up to $50,000 for information in the disappearance of a visiting scholar from China who went missing from the University of IL. 'That's obviously very concerning'. Detectives have also probed reports of a similar black vehicle attempting to lure young women into their auto but it's unclear if it's related. [Full Article...]

Who is Trump's new lawyer, Jay Sekulow?

Sekulow was thrust into the spotlight over the weekend following a number of heated interviews with United States news networks, where he repeatedly denied that Trump was under investigation by the Department of Justice for his firing of ex-FBI chief James Comey - despite the President tweeting on Friday that he was. [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 launches in India at Rs 47990; specifications, availability

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 launches in India at Rs 47990; specifications, availability However, only the LTE variant has been launched in India. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor coupled with 4 GB of RAM, the Galaxy Tab S3 includes 32GB of internal memory. The tablet is powered by a 6,000 mAh battery with fast charging. Having said that, there's a massive battery of 6000mAh, which is rated to deliver three days of battery life with moderate use. [Full Article...]

Dutch autorities confirm kidnapping of two in Colombia

Dutch autorities confirm kidnapping of two in Colombia Last year, ELN rebels in Norte de Santander abducted Spanish-Colombian journalist Salud Hernandez-Mora as well as two Colombian reporters. All were later released. There are strong suspicions that the group was responsible. The Colombian Army said it was determined ELN rebels "illegally retained" the Dutch nationals. [Full Article...]

Trump's handling of Russian Federation investigations weighs on approval ratings

Trump's handling of Russian Federation investigations weighs on approval ratings The latest survey from CBS News out Tuesday found his approval rating had hit a new low of 36 percent, while 57 percent disapproved of the job he is doing. A majority of Americans, 56 percent, think Mueller's investigation will be impartial and that Trump should not do anything to try to block it. A new CBS poll has shed light on America's thoughts regarding President Trump and fired Federal B... [Full Article...]

UK, EU's historic Brexit talks commence

Amid reports that May is set to make a "generous offer" on the rights of European Union citizens remaining in Britain, the source said London had been warned against doing so this week, on the grounds that it could drag up the thorny issue before talks had really got going. [Full Article...]

Delhi, Kabul start air freight corridor to bypass Pakistan block

Delhi, Kabul start air freight corridor to bypass Pakistan block The flight, which carried 60 tons of cargo, was flagged off in Kabul by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in the presence of several of his ministerial colleagues and Indian Ambassador Manpreet Vohra. That year, Ghani urged businesses to target Dollars 10 billion in bilateral trade over five years. Currently, Afghanistan uses the Karachi Port for its exports. [Full Article...]

Otto Warmbier has 'severe neurological injury' after detainment in North Korea

Otto Warmbier has 'severe neurological injury' after detainment in North Korea Speaking from Cincinnati Medical Center Thursday afternoon doctors treating Otto Warmbier gave an update on his medical condition. An MRI showed that Warmbier sustained "extensive loss of brain tissue in all regions of the brain", Dr. [Full Article...]

Earth's killer heat worsens, study shows

Earth's killer heat worsens, study shows Unfortunately, numerous countries that could be hardest hit by these changes are also some of the poorest, whose citizens may have less access to air conditioning or hospital facilities during these times of high heat stress. How the number of days of deadly heat will change under different scenarios of greenhouse gas emissions. Warmer than that is termed as fever and as the temperature of the s... [Full Article...]

Newest USPS Forever Stamp Features Total Solar Eclipse

Newest USPS Forever Stamp Features Total Solar Eclipse The stamp features a photo of a total solar eclipse which was captured in Libya more than a decade ago. The U.S. Postal Service unveiled Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Laramie, Wyo., the first-of-its-kind stamp. "I'm honored to have my images on this unique stamp". NASA TV and NASA.gov will broadcast a live panel discussion and news conference starting at 1 p.m. [Full Article...]

Second largest refugee population hosted by Pakistan according to UN

Second largest refugee population hosted by Pakistan according to UN Together the three countries made up 55 per cent of the world's 65.6 million displaced people - a category that includes those forced out of their homes who remain within their own country - in 2016, when there were 20 new displacements every minute, said the United Nations report . [Full Article...]

Ikea links up with Apple for AR virtual furniture app

Thanks to iOS 11 that will be unveiled this fall. So, could we also be getting an iPhone with more multitasking capabilities? It seems that not a week goes by without new iPhone 8 rumors , but the only thing we really know for sure is that it was created to run iOS 11 . [Full Article...]

Venezuela crisis tops agenda for Americas summit in Mexico

Venezuela crisis tops agenda for Americas summit in Mexico The United States, Mexico, Canada and several South American nations issued a statement expressing their "disappointment" at the vote, which for the second time in a month fell for a lack of support. Amid the clashes on Caracas' main highway, 17-year-old Fabian Urbina was killed as the result of a bullet wound to the chest, local authorities said without providing more details. [Full Article...]

Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated

Activists in Syria said they had no immediate information on damage or casualties from the strikes, launched from Iran's Kurdistan and Kermanshah provinces. Last week the Senate voted 98-2 to pass new Iran sanctions targeting 1st, Iran's ballistic missile program and 2nd, the IRGC [a]. "IDF sources have been saying the operational results of the launches were a lot less impressive th... [Full Article...]


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