• 62 dead in central Portugal wildfires; many killed in cars
62 dead in central Portugal wildfires; many killed in cars

The prime minister said the death toll could rise as firefighters inspected charred remains of some buildings in remote villages. "It is hard to say if they were fleeing the flames or were taken by surprise", he said. The rest of the bodies were found outside of the cars or in the forest, the official said. Portugal's prime minister has thanked...

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  • Rajnath appeals for calm in Darjeeling
Rajnath appeals for calm in Darjeeling

According to sources, the West Bengal state government has blocked mobile internet in the hills in a bid to prevent people from mass gathering. "Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said we have a link with north-east based terrorists group, which is totally wrong".

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  • Twitter Reacts To Philando Castile Shooting Verdict That Acquitted Officer Jeronimo Yanez
Twitter Reacts To Philando Castile Shooting Verdict That Acquitted Officer Jeronimo Yanez

Paul, Minn., Friday, June 16, 2017. Protesters march on University Avenue in St. Paul on Friday, June 16. A gathering point for them became an occupation in front of the governor's mansion in St. Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy with a pellet gun tucked into his waistband, was fatally shot by a white Cleveland police officer in November 2014. "P...

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  • Death toll in Portugal forest fires rises to 62
Death toll in Portugal forest fires rises to 62

Dozens of people have died in a number of forest fires in central Portugal , as temperatures pass 40C. Sources from Portugal's Judicial Police told EFE that the likely cause of the fire was a bolt of lightning that struck a dry tree in the heavily-forested area.

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  • Warriors say decision has not been made about White House visit
Warriors say decision has not been made about White House visit

Superstar Steph Curry made headlines earlier this season when he was asked about Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank saying Trump a "real asset " to the country. "But everything that we went through as a team, individually, as an organization makes this day so much sweeter". Professional athletes skipping out on the White House visit for political ...

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  • Youngster Andre Silva becoming Ronaldo's ideal wingman
Youngster Andre Silva becoming Ronaldo's ideal wingman

They will be led by former Barcelona defender Rafael Marquez, still going strong at 38 - while Ronaldo will win his 140th cap in the game, Marquez will be making his 139th worldwide appearance. The stock response has been that Portugal is much more than Ronaldo and that if Mexico diverts all its attention to trying to stop the Real Madrid f...

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  • Trump confirms in tweet that he is under investigation
Trump confirms in tweet that he is under investigation

The focus on Rosenstein sharpened Friday because the President attacked the deputy attorney general in a tweet , blaming him for what he terms a " witch hunt ". The top Democrat on that committee, Dianne Feinstein of California, said, "The message the president is sending through his tweets is that he believes the rule of law doesn't apply to hi...

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  • Modi meets Xi amidst differences over NSG bid, CPEC
Modi meets Xi amidst differences over NSG bid, CPEC

PM Modi also expressed his gratitude towards the other member countries that supported India's membership to SCO. The SCO is a Eurasian political, economic, and military organization which was founded in 1996 in Shanghai by the leaders of China , Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia , Tajikistan , and Uzbekistan .

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  • Donald Trump to restrict Cuba travel and trade in latest Obama rollback
Donald Trump to restrict Cuba travel and trade in latest Obama rollback

On Thursday, he said that change is coming. "And we've already seen significant changes", said Williams. In practice, however, many recent changes to boost ties to Cuba will stay as they are. "Travel brings people and cultures together, so we are excited about the upcoming cruises to Cuba for our guests", Carnival said. Those on both sides of the...

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  • Iran's Revolutionary Guard strikes Syria for Tehran attacks
Iran's Revolutionary Guard strikes Syria for Tehran attacks

The launch of surface-to-surface medium range missiles into Syria's Deir el-Zour province comes as Islamic State militants fleeing a US -led coalition onslaught increasingly try to fortify their positions there. Iran has sent to Syria military advisers as well as thousands of "volunteer" fighters recruited among its own nationals as well as the S...

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  • France election: President Macron could secure parliamentary landslide
France election: President Macron could secure parliamentary landslide

Surveys before the ballot had suggested LREM could win as many as 470 seats. While some were skeptical of his youth and inexperience-not to mention his brief participation in the unpopular government of his predecessor, Francois Hollande-Macron's party, La Republique En Marche, is poised to become a dominant force in French politics.

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  • Trump confirms he is being investigated over firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director
Trump confirms he is being investigated over firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director

US President Donald Trump wrote on his Twitter account that he is "being investigated for firing the Federal Bureau of Investigation director by the man who told me to fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation director!" "Witch Hunt", the president wrote.

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  • Macron holds a meetings with European leaders in Paris
Macron holds a meetings with European leaders in Paris

But his alliance with the French Communist Party could end up giving them more seats than Le Pen's National Front - even if her party gets more votes. Le Pen's defeat, as well as her poor performance in the presidential debate against Macron and an internal party controversy over whether to continue to defend a French exit from the euro, have demob...

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  • Expect President Trump to Serve 8 Year in the Oval Office
Expect President Trump to Serve 8 Year in the Oval Office

Deomcratic Sen. Dick Durbin said Friday that President Donald Trump will put the country at the "brink of a constitutional crisis" if he fires special counsel Robert Mueller . "I think the President, I know because we've talked about it". His reputation is impeccable for honesty and integrity. The former speaker tweeted Thursday that Mueller...

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  • Adele makes tearful visit to Grenfell Tower to meet with the victims
Adele makes tearful visit to Grenfell Tower to meet with the victims

At least 12 people were killed in the blaze that started early Wednesday morning, police said. My prayers are with everybody involved my heart is beating so fast, ' she posted. Other Twitter users who discovered Adele's attendance quickly penned: 'i'm so proud stanning a humble & genuine human being like you. i love you so much, queen ❤️ @Adele.

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  • Rep. Scalise upgraded from critical to serious condition after another surgery
Rep. Scalise upgraded from critical to serious condition after another surgery

In an interview with NOLA.com, LSU athletic director Joe Alleva said he responded to a request for gear by sending hats, towels and shirts for both the Democratic and Republican teams to wear. On Thursday night Scalise was honored at the annual congressional baseball game at Nationals Stadium, where a record crowd showed up. He has undergone ...

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  • Turkish soldiers hospitalized with food poisoning
Turkish soldiers hospitalized with food poisoning

Manisa prosecutor's office said in a statement on Sunday that 731 soldiers were affected from the meal. Defense Minister Fikri Işık and Commander of Turkish Land Forces Gen. On Saturday, 69 soldiers suffering from similar symptoms were also hospitalized. Administrative and legal proceedings have been launched into the incident and the tender with...

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  • McCartney, Rowling promoted in the queen's Birthday Honors
McCartney, Rowling promoted in the queen's Birthday Honors

The 96-year-old, who has been the subject of a number of campaigns to get him knighted, said the MBE was "as much honour" as he could "really expect". TALENTED, dedicated and community minded Oldhamers have been named as award recipients in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours list. Actress Olivia de Havilland, who starred in Gone With The Wi...

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  • Portugal forest fire victims die in their cars as flames engulf road
Portugal forest fire victims die in their cars as flames engulf road

Nearly 60 people, including several children, have also been injured as temperatures topped 40C yesterday and making it one of the nation's deadliest fire tragedies. Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in a message in Portuguese, published on Twitter , that his thoughts were with the victims and praised firefighters for their bravery.

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  • Trump lawyer says President isn't under investigation, despite tweets
Trump lawyer says President isn't under investigation, despite tweets

And he seemed to accuse Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, of leading a "witch hunt". Mr Rosenstein has said privately he may need to recuse himself from matters relating to the Russian Federation probe because he could become a witness in the investigation , ABC News reported on Friday.

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