• Canadair plane being used to battle Portugal wildfires reportedly crashes
Canadair plane being used to battle Portugal wildfires reportedly crashes

The Canadair plane is said to have come down in the municipality of Pedrogao Grande where Saturday's blazes began. Officials said that blaze was mostly contained though still burning fiercely. The blaze had appeared to be under control on Tuesday, only for it suddenly to flare again, forcing authorities to evacuate 40 hamlets near the village of Go...

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  • Jurgen Klopp urges Liverpool youngsters to take 'the next step'
Jurgen Klopp urges Liverpool youngsters to take 'the next step'

He was sold on the striker and quickly moved to sign him up. Despite Liverpool's public apology to Southampton over the club's "tapping up" of the Dutch defender, Klopp hasn't had his interest in van Dijk dampened. Moreover, with over 50 games to play next year, having Milner as the sole option isn't sustainable throughout the campaign. H...

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  • Two Bali escaped inmates captured in East Timor
Two Bali escaped inmates captured in East Timor

An Indian national named Sayed Mohammed Said and Bulgarian Dimitar Nikolov Iliev were caught at a hotel in the capital city of Dili after they arrived on a boat from Indonesia , the BBC reported. They had escaped from their cells through the ceiling. "We only focused on the illegal entry", he said. It is believed the four inmates escaped by...

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  • European Union soldier, from Portugal, killed in Mali attack -Mogherini
European Union soldier, from Portugal, killed in Mali attack -Mogherini

Five suspected jihadists have been placed in custody while four attackers were killed at the scene, Security Minister Salif Traore told AFP. But Malian authorities were in no doubt that this was a terrorist operation by jihadis. French soldiers are seen at the site in the Le Campement Kangaba resort. This isn't the first time a hotel was attacked...

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  • Indian expats in United States cheer for PM Modi ahead of his arrival
Indian expats in United States cheer for PM Modi ahead of his arrival

The two leaders are expected to discuss a wide range of issues during their White House interaction. "This will be the first dinner for a foreign dignitary at the White House under this administration". "I think that the United States really appreciates India, and I think that President Trump realises that India has been a force for good in the w...

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  • Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing 120
Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing 120

The tanker was driving from the southern port city of Karachi to Lahore , the Punjab provincial capital, when the driver lost control and crashed on the road outside Bahawalpur . More than 100 people were injured, many with severe burns. "The people from nearby village Mauza Ramzan had also gathered there". The motorway police personnel who a...

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  • Trump calls Mueller's friendship with Comey 'bothersome'
Trump calls Mueller's friendship with Comey 'bothersome'

Earlier on Thursday, Trump said he did not record any of his meetings with Comey after claiming that he got hold of records that would sabotage Comey's findings and claims. Trump's declaration now that there are no recordings appears to settle a key dynamic in that investigation: It's now the president's word against Comey's notes.

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  • North Korea accuses USA of 'smear campaign' over Warmbier death
North Korea accuses USA of 'smear campaign' over Warmbier death

He'd been in a coma for more than a year. Warmbier, 22, a Cincinnati native, was traveling on a student tour of North Korea last year when he was arrested and sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for stealing a propaganda poster. They say he suffered a "severe neurological injury", the most likely cause of which was a cardiopulmonary arrest that...

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  • Oil Market Gauges Shake-Up In Saudi Royal Succession
Oil Market Gauges Shake-Up In Saudi Royal Succession

Saudi boys pose in front of a huge billboard showing in the centre, King Salman , with Mohammed bin Salman to the right, and the replaced Prince Mohammed bin Nayef , left, in Taif, Saudi Arabia. Against such a background, the Prince's elevation will only prompt Saudi Arabia to turn more hawkish on regional policy, while reforms take a back seat...

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  • Shooting at UPS facility leaves four dead, including gunman
Shooting at UPS facility leaves four dead, including gunman

Earlier, UPS said in a statement the shooter was an employee. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee called the shooting a " senseless act of violence " and said that the victims and their families are in his prayers. Another neighbor said it was sad of course for the people who got killed and that it was something they'd never expect. Shortly afterwards...

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  • China, US agree on complete denuclearisation of North Korea
China, US agree on complete denuclearisation of North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says China has a responsibility to exert much greater economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to prevent an escalation of tensions in the region. This is not the first time US leaders or its ally South Korea have been a target of threats and insults from North Korean media outlets. Otto Warmbier's death afte...

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  • Spain fights forest fire in famed nature reserve; 1000 flee
Spain fights forest fire in famed nature reserve; 1000 flee

Reports suggest that the fire is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity and is advancing westward to Donana National Park, one of Spain's most important nature reserves and a UNESCO World Heritage site. While Mr Molina said the reserve's endangered Iberian imperial eagle should not be in danger, the area immediately threatened is t...

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  • SPLIT? AC Milan keeper Donnarumma considers sacking Raiola
SPLIT? AC Milan keeper Donnarumma considers sacking Raiola

However, as seen below, Donnarumma broke his Twitter silence on Sunday and it wasn't to show his commitment and loyalty to Milan , but to his agent, Mino Raiola. AC Milan CEO Marco Fassone said there is no update on wantaway goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma as the teenage sensation heads for the exit door.

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  • Yellowstone Grizzly Bears to Be Removed from Endangered Species List
Yellowstone Grizzly Bears to Be Removed from Endangered Species List

Grizzlies have been listed as a threatened species since 1975 when just 136 bears roamed in and around Yellowstone . A couple of wildlife advocacy groups have said that they'll - already planning to sue over the decision. "This is good news for the Yellowstone grizzly and good news for the region's ranchers". The Western Environmental...

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  • Palestinians disappointed after 'tense' meeting with Kushner
Palestinians disappointed after 'tense' meeting with Kushner

Al-Hayat wrote that Abbas fired back by accusing Kushner of "taking Israel's side", and was adamant that paying salaries to convicted terrorists was part of his "social responsibility". His real estate developer father is friends with Netanyahu and a donor to Israeli causes. "This is an opportunity to pursue our common goals of security, pr...

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  • EU Council President Congratulates Ireland's New Prime Minister on Appointment
EU Council President Congratulates Ireland's New Prime Minister on Appointment

The government that I lead will not be one of left or right because those old divisions don't comprehend the political challenges of today. Describing how a young Leo was always interested in politics, his uncle, Avinash Varadkar, told ANI that once when he visited Leo's family in Ireland back in 1998, even then as a child, Leo talked about polit...

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  • Davidson demands role in Brexit as May signals softer stance
Davidson demands role in Brexit as May signals softer stance

The appointment of Mr Gove has been somewhat of a surprise due to his "questionable" position with regard to climate change. It comes after May told Tory MPs: "I'm the person who got us into this mess and I'm the one who will get us out of it".

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  • Prez must uphold values of pluralism: Meira Kumar
Prez must uphold values of pluralism: Meira Kumar

New Delhi , Jun 23 The opposition presidential nominee, Meira Kumar , today said the president of India must uphold the values of inclusiveness, social justice and pluralism as the supreme representative of the nation. He said the BSP will endorse the nomination papers of Meira Kumar. It was made plain by parties like BSP that they would not be ab...

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  • Kellyanne Conway on Senate health bill: 'These are not cuts to Medicaid'
Kellyanne Conway on Senate health bill: 'These are not cuts to Medicaid'

Conway said, "We're confident that the Senate bill will get through and we'll have health care reform that takes away these draconian Obamacare taxes". "This slows the rate for the future and it allows governors more flexibility with Medicaid dollars", she continued, before noting that the Medicaid program had to be dialed back so it focu...

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  • You'll Never Guess Who the Republican Health-Care Bill Actually Helps
You'll Never Guess Who the Republican Health-Care Bill Actually Helps

But Republicans say it costs too much and involves the federal government too much in healthcare. In a lengthy Facebook post , Obama said there is a "fundamental meanness at the core" of both the Senate's and House's health care legislation.

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