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Jun 23 2017

After 4 days, Portugal contains wildfire that killed 64

At least 64 persons have been killed and over 150 have been injured since the blaze erupted in Pedrógão Grande on Saturday, with many victims succumbing to the rapidly sp...

Jun 23 2017

Presidential Elections 2017: A profile of Opposition's likely candidate Meira Kumar

Preceded by a hectic parley with NCP chief Sharad Pawar, whose move was in doubt before the Presidential election, a meeting of the opposition parties to decide on their ...

Jun 23 2017

White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

Ellison said the Georgia 6th was not as competitive as 64 other House seats that Democrats could win in 2018 to wrest control away from Republicans , adding, "Th...

Jun 23 2017

Authorities: Teen slain after leaving mosque, man arrested

The driver, 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres , was taken into custody and charged with murder . During an intense search for the missing girl, an officer stopped a ...

Jun 23 2017

US warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

The downing of a Syrian warplane by a US fighter jet over the weekend punctuated those concerns. Australian warplanes will soon resume airstrikes against Islamic State...

Jun 23 2017

Scalise's Condition Improves, Upgraded From Serious To Fair

One week after Steve Scalise was shot during a congressional baseball practice, the congressman has continued to improve, with his condition upgraded from serious to fa...

Jun 23 2017

Palestinian militant factions deny Islamic State claim of Jerusalem shooting incident

The move a year ago was decried by rights groups as a form of collective punishment . Another Israeli police officer was lightly wounded in the attack, and two Palesti...

Jun 23 2017

Hassan: Senate health care bill is "heartless"

Four conservative GOP senators quickly announced initial opposition to the measure and others were evasive, raising the specter of a jarring rejection by the Republican...

Jun 23 2017

Auto bomb kills four outside Mogadishu police station

Police say the bomber tried to drive into the gate of the police station in Mogadishu but detonated against the wall instead. "We carried seven dead people and 12 oth...

Jun 23 2017

London fire: 58 missing presumed dead

Several hundred people have rallied at a demonstration demanding "justice" for the victims. Meanwhile Kensington MP Emma Dent Coad said survivors were being repeatedly...

Jun 23 2017

House Intel Dem says Trump's tweet about 'tapes' not enough

That did not exclude the possibility that recordings were created by another entity. Warner says Trump's tweet has no effect on the committee's investigation of Russi...

Jun 23 2017

Trump on Jeh Johnson testimony

In a statement, former DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz saying she personally was never contacted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation or any government offici...

Jun 23 2017

Kovind to file nomination tomorrow; Modi, NDA CMs to be there

Extending support to Mr Kovind, the Odisha Chief Minister, who has come under BJP attack lately, also said the Office of the President of India is above political con...

Jun 23 2017

Bus Driver Accused of Sexually Assaulting 11-Year-Old Girl

He said he once complained "her guy" no longer wanted to have sex with her anymore. Principal Eric Graf apparently told officers another teacher had reported one of his...

Jun 23 2017

Nancy Pelosi lauds her own leadership record after Democratic losses

From national security to the environment, both the Republicans and Democrats are espousing very different solutions to many of America's problems - a situation that ...

Jun 23 2017

Trump mocks Federal Bureau of Investigation for failing to prove 'Russian Collusion'

The person who told Trump to fire Comey ... was Trump . "Well, we were asked our opinion, and when we expressed it, which was consistent with the memorandum and th...

Jun 23 2017

Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

Trump wrote on Twitter . "It's all a big Dem scam and excuse for losing the election!" His tweets come a day after former Homeland Security Advisor Jeh Johnson tes...

Jun 23 2017

Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet

Iran's Revolutionary Guard described the strike as revenge for Islamic State attacks on Tehran earlier this month that killed at least 18 people and wounded more tha...

Jun 23 2017

AFP Eastmincom: BIFF holds 5 hostages in Pigcawayan, North Cotabato

The rebels were withdrawing to the marshland in Maguindanao when they chanced upon the civilians in Barangay Simsiman, he added. The fighting prompted officials of the ...

Jun 23 2017

Tusk holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed

Last week, one diplomat said May had tried to "hijack" the summit taking place on Thursday and Friday by drawing other leaders into wider discussions on Brexit . "We can...