• Portugal declares three-day national mourning for victims of deadly forest fires
Portugal declares three-day national mourning for victims of deadly forest fires

Given those circumstances and the country's history, some were already beginning to question why Portugal had not done more sooner to improve its land practices and fire-warning systems, and whether the authorities did enough to inform people trying to escape the blaze.

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  • Tropical depression brings flooding to US Gulf Coast states
Tropical depression brings flooding to US Gulf Coast states

Heavy winds, rip currents and tornadoes are also expected. Authorities warn driving rains could still cause risky flash floods. As Tropical Storm Cindy formed and approached the Gulf Coast, forecasters warned that the storm could dump more rain on already-saturated conditions and cause North Carolina rivers and streams to flood.

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  • Delhi University Admission 2017: First Cutoff See Dip In Ramjas, SRCC
Delhi University Admission 2017: First Cutoff See Dip In Ramjas, SRCC

Hindu, Lady Shri Ram (LSR), and Kirorimal College set their cut-offs for Economics (Honors) at 97.5 per cent. Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Khalsa College for Economics (Honors): 98.25 per cent cut-off. The DU First cut off list will be displayed. LSR has dropped its cutoff in the first list for BA (Program) from 97 previous year to 95.5. Around 1500 s...

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  • Oscar, Centene bet on Obamacare as other insurers pull back on exchanges
Oscar, Centene bet on Obamacare as other insurers pull back on exchanges

Oscar will also expand its presence in California and Texas and will keep selling plans in NY. "We're confident that when the dust settles, the market for health insurance will stabilize in time for 2018", Oscar's CEO, Mario Schlosser, wrote in a blog post.

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  • CNN sends sketch artist to White House press briefings
CNN sends sketch artist to White House press briefings

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds a news briefing at the White House in Washington , D.C., U.S., May 11, 2017. BRIAN STELTER: This is CNN getting creative . Mr. Mason's memo capped a week in which some journalists, notably at CNN, expressed increasing frustration with the White House's decree that audio recordings of the ...

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  • North Korea denies torturing USA student Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing USA student Warmbier

There has been wide speculation that Warmbier suffered some form of physical abuse, which caused "severe damage to all regions of his brain" and ultimately led to his death. Warmbier was in a comatose state when he landed in his home state of OH on June 13. He was released a week later. Some 2,000 people filled an auditorium, cafeteria and gym at...

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  • 13 ways the Senate GOP health-care plan could impact MI
13 ways the Senate GOP health-care plan could impact MI

Ohioans are reacting to the long-awaited Republican Affordable Care Act repeal bill released Thursday. Graham said he feels "comfortable" that the Senate bill will not deny insurance coverage to people with pre-existing medical conditions, a point of contention in the House measure.

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  • North Korea accuses US of 'smear campaign' over student's death
North Korea accuses US of 'smear campaign' over student's death

North Korea also further reemphasized their stance that Otto's sentence was deserving of his offense, which they maintain was an act of subversion against the government while also attempting to ward off "groundless" accusations that Otto was tortured or beaten.

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  • Air Force 'doomsday' planes damaged in tornado
Air Force 'doomsday' planes damaged in tornado

The airplanes are created to maintain all communications, including with the country's nuclear missile silos and nuclear submarines, in the event of an attack. The tornado was fast-moving, said Col. The representative of the USA air force reported that the incident took place last week, June 16, but became aware of it only now.

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  • Sen. Dean Heller Is the First Moderate
Sen. Dean Heller Is the First Moderate "No" on Trumpcare

Senate bill: Would be funded by giving states a per-capita amount or block grant, starting in 2021. According to a poll from the Kaiser Famidly Foundation, 55 percent of Americans say the Senate's bill is unfavorable, compared with 30 percent who say it is favorable.

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  • North Korea denies torturing United States student Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing United States student Otto Warmbier

Joseph Yun, the U.S. special representative for North Korea policy, who visited Pyongyang and brought Warmbier home. As the rogue regime repeatedly threatened the US and its regional allies, testing missiles at least nine times since Trump's election, the administration looked to China to help.

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  • Camden Council orders hundreds of residents to evacuate flats after Grenfell tragedy
Camden Council orders hundreds of residents to evacuate flats after Grenfell tragedy

Pictures of missing people on a message board near to the burnt Grenfell Tower apartment building in London , June 23, 2017. "What we are being told at the moment by the Building Research Establishment is that the cladding and insulation failed all safety tests", she told reporters Friday.

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  • 5000 people evacuated from housing estate in London over fire risk fears
5000 people evacuated from housing estate in London over fire risk fears

Former NSW Fire Brigade chief safety engineer Ben Hughes-Brown told the publication 'that without immediate action, Australian tower blocks with combustible cladding risk following the same tragic footsteps as Grenfell Tower . Heartbreaking messages written on red London Fire Brigade T-shirts offer poignant tributes alongside flowers, toys and can...

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  • Defence Forces members at hotel during terror attack in Mali
Defence Forces members at hotel during terror attack in Mali

Mali's Security Ministry said in a statement late on Monday that four of the dead were guests and one was a local soldier who died in the firefight. According to RT, the French and Malian security forces have eliminated four militants. Eight people were injured, including six members of the security forces and two civilians, while 36 people we...

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  • With cameras banned, CNN sends sketch artist to White House brie
With cameras banned, CNN sends sketch artist to White House brie

Over the duration of Donald Trump's first six months as president, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has more routinely favoured off-camera gaggles, which tend to be shorter and more informal, over traditional on-camera briefings.

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  • United States soldiers wounded in apparent shooting at Afghan base
United States soldiers wounded in apparent shooting at Afghan base

U.S. Officials say most of these attacks stem from cultural misunderstandings or grudges between Afghan and foreign troops, not necessarily a Taliban or terrorist plot. He said five members of the police were killed, although Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid claimed scores of police lost their lives in the attack.

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  • Turkish president slams U.S. charges for guards
Turkish president slams U.S. charges for guards

Video of the demonstrations showed Erdogan's security detail going head-to-head with a small gaggle of protesters, using their fists and feet to pummel them into submission. Turkey's US embassy alleged the demonstrators were associated with the PKK, which has waged a three-decade-long insurgency against Turkey and is considered a terrorist group by...

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  • United States on track to supply India with 22 Guardian drones
United States on track to supply India with 22 Guardian drones

Sarna said it was a very significant trip because this will be the first face-to-face meeting between Prime Minister Modi and President Trump . The deal would be the first such purchase by a country that is not a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance.

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  • Comey's story 'may have changed' when he heard about tapes
Comey's story 'may have changed' when he heard about tapes

They played pivotal roles in a 2004 White House confrontation and have spoken warmly of each other over the years, with Comey describing Mueller as "one of the finest people I've ever met". Trump added: "I mean we're going to have to see in terms - look, there has been no obstruction". During his June 8 testimony before Congress, Comey said he ...

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  • NKorean taekwondo team in SKorea for 1st time in 10 years
NKorean taekwondo team in SKorea for 1st time in 10 years

A North Korean soldier defected to the South after crossing the heavily fortified border, a defence ministry spokesman said Saturday, the second soldier to defect this month. The rival bodies have been divided on rules, with the WTF allowing kicks to the head but forbidding punches to the head. A soldier from North Korea has defected to South Kor...

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