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Author: 0 More than 20 dead from forest fires in central Portugal

Jorge Gomes , secretary of state for the interior, said that 16 of the casualties had been killed when their cars were engulfed by flames as they drove along a local road. Three others died from smoke inhalation. The flames spread "with great violence", moving out on four fronts, he said. Authorities said the number of victims may rise as firefighters inspect the villages affected.

Author: 0 Iran urges Persian Gulf Arab states to show restraint

He did, however, caution that Qatar's would not abandon its independent foreign policy just because the other nations in the GCC don't like some of their decisions. While talking to the channel, the reporter stated that Nawaz Sharif will also visit Qatar to meet its top leadership after Saudi Arabia visit. Qatar's port authority published video Monday showing a ship arriving at Doha's Hamad Port from Oman's port of Sohar.

Author: 0 Russian Federation arrests opposition leader Navalny ahead of protests, wife says

Protests against corruption that were organized by opposition activist Alexei Navalny and his supporters took place in many Russian cities on June 12. Tens of thousands of people still took to the streets, and more than 1,500 were arrested . Navalny brought thousands onto the streets across Russian Federation in March, the largest such protests since a wave of anti-Kremlin demonstrations in 2012.

Global Media Search Continues for 7 Missing American Sailors
Author: 0 Search Continues for 7 Missing American Sailors

An earlier 7th Fleet statement on Sunday said the sailors had been found and were being transferred to Naval Hospital Yokosuka, but did not state whether they were dead. Bryce Benson, were evacuated from the damaged vessel and are being treated at the U.S. naval hospital at Yokosuka, the home of the U.S. Navy's Seventh Fleet.

Global Media London fire: Death toll rises to 58
Author: 0 London fire: Death toll rises to 58

At least 30 people have died in the Grenfell Tower fire, police have revealed. Her government is also due to launch hard Brexit talks with the European Union on Monday. Separately, hundreds of protesters stormed the local town hall chanting: "We want justice". British officials have ordered a review of other buildings that have had similar renovations.

Global Media London police: 58 still missing, presumed dead from Grenfell Tower fire
Author: 0 London police: 58 still missing, presumed dead from Grenfell Tower fire

Police in London now say at least 58 people died in the Grenfell Tower disaster, and with dozens still missing the final casualty figures could reach three figures. This relies on dental records, fingerprints and DNA when possible and also features like tattoos or scars. Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip have observed a minute of silence to honour the victims of the London high-rise fire.

Author: 0 White House Wants More Flexible Russia-Sanctions Deal From Congress

Then it will be brought before US President Donald Trump , who will have to either sign or vetoit. Certain Russian industries, like its mining and metals industries, would also be targeted. However, they could not predict if it would come up for a final vote before lawmakers leave Washington at the end of July for their summer recess.

Author: 0 India, Pakistan become full members of SCO

He said that it was impossible to reach a solution till all countries made concerted efforts to fight radicalisation, terrorist recruitment, training and financing. The Prime Minister thanked the Chinese leadership for its cooperation in helping India get entry into the SCO. The two leaders also discussed Bollywood film "Dangal" amidst a detailed discussion on cultural cooperation.

Author: 0 President Trump Is Being Investigated for Obstruction of Justice

President Donald Trump complained on social media about the wide-ranging investigation of Russian interference in the US election as Robert Mueller appeared to widen his probe to include whether Trump tried to obstruct justice. election after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself in March. Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation probe in early March, making Rosentein the person to appoint Mueller.

Author: 0 Britain shifts focus to growth as it girds for Brexit talks

But May's failure to win a majority in last week's election has weakened her position badly and reopened the debate around the Brexit strategy just days before the country opens its divorce talks with Brussels on Monday. Britain must quickly end the "uncertainty" over Brexit talks caused by a chaotic election result, the European Parliament's Brexit pointman, Guy Verhofstadt, said Tuesday.

Author: 0 People 'Are Missing,' Presumed Dead After London Tower Blaze

Asked how residents in other high rise blocks would be able to sleep at night, Mrs May said: "The government is doing everything in its power to ensure that people are safe". On Friday she was met with shouts of "coward" and "shame on you" when she emerged from a Kensington church where, under a heavy police presence she had met with victims and community leaders.

Author: 0 Gunman in congressional baseball shooting had list of names in his pocket

Sue Hodgkinson said pleadingly. Investigators have not determined the objective of the list and they are still trying to determine its meaning. As will all homicidal lunatics, James Hodgkinson gained posthumous fame after he opened fire on a baseball field full of Republicans Wednesday morning.

Author: 0 Trump slams obstruction of justice story on Twitter

President Trump fired off tweets Friday morning attacking the special counsel's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, and apparently, Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Adding to the confusion is the fact that the special investigation is now being led by another former FBI director. Trump also denied again in the morning tweets any kind of collusion with the Russian government.

Author: 0 Hammond: Pragmatic approach needed for Brexit talks

UK Prime Minister Theresa May had hoped to enter negotiations with a strong bargaining hand, but the recent snap general elections have left her without a majority in Parliament and mired in talks between her Conservative Party and the minor Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland in a bid to achieve a ruling pact.

Author: 0 3 militants, 2 civilians killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight

While there was confirmation of two terrorists being killed , the latest update from Kashmir states in total three bodies have been recovered. The militants also killed two policemen on Thursday in Kulgam and Srinagar . The victims were travelling in a police jeep on the Anantnag-Achabal road when the incident occurred. Tens of thousands of people on Saturday participated in the funeral prayers of slain Lashkar-e-Toiba commander Junaid Mattoo in Khudwani village of Qaimoh tehsil of ...

Global Media CNN files lawsuit seeking access to Trump-Comey conversations
Author: 0 CNN files lawsuit seeking access to Trump-Comey conversations

On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Comey had presented no evidence to prove that Moscow meddled in the USA election, adding that Washington had tried to influence Russian elections "year after year", he said. "That was an excuse by the Democrats who lost an election that some people think they shouldn't have lost, because it's nearly impossible for the Democrats to lose the Electoral College, as you know".

Global Media Piers Morgan apologises for misjudging Ariana Grande
Author: 0 Piers Morgan apologises for misjudging Ariana Grande

The British Red Cross has raised an "incredible" 2.35 million euros during Ariana Grande's star- studded One Love Manchester benefit concert at Old Trafford stadium on Sunday. Much to the disappointment of many, Noel didn't turn up, but Liam sang the classic Live Forever alongside Chris Martin of Coldplay . Ariana Grande flew straight back to the U.S.

Author: 0 London fire: 'Outrageous' lack of help for Grenfell tower victims

Since the police are still searching for bodies, the death toll is expected to rise and authorities from the fire services say that it is unlikely they will find any more survivors. The Queen and Duke of Cambridge went to temporary relief centres on Friday where they met volunteers and residents who had lost everything. He said a police investigation by specialist detectives would "establish the facts to provide, as best we possible, answers for those so deeply and tragically affected by the ...

Global Media Trump says no proof on 'collusion' with Russians
Author: 0 Trump says no proof on 'collusion' with Russians

Former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey told Congress last week he believes he was sacked by Mr Trump to undermine the agency's Russian Federation probe. Trump said a few days later that the Russian Federation investigation was on his mind. Trump had previously boasted that he was not personally under investigation , and Comey said the president had repeatedly pressured him to publicly clear him.

Author: 0 France Offers UK Assistance in Grenfell Tower Fire Investigation

Jonathan Lum, an advertising executive who lives on the 57th floor of a glittering Manhattan tower designed by Frank Gehry, said if a fire breaks out there, he will heed the wisdom of the fire department and stay in his apartment, but partly because he lives in a building constructed in the past decade.

Author: 0 US congressman Scalise still in critical condition: hospital

Jack Sava with MedStar Washington Hospital said. "He was in critical condition with an imminent risk of death ", Dr. Jack Sava said Friday , adding that doctors have been encouraged by his progress . The list included Republicans Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona, Rep. Jeff Duncan of South Carolina, Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama, and one or two other names, officials told the network.

Author: 0 Former UK PM Major 'wary' about planned deal with N.Irish party

The Sinn Fein president said his party would "oppose any deal" which they believed undermined the power-sharing arrangement at Stormont. "We really need to do everything we conceivably can to make sure that doesn't happen, and that does require an impartial United Kingdom government", he said.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby case: Judge declares mistrial after jury deadlock

Cosby". But justice will come.‎" Meanwhile, Cosby spokesman Andrew Wyatt said, ‎"Johnnie Cochrane is looking down smiling. Linda Fairstein, former head of the sex crimes unit with the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, agreed that retrials are usually better for the defence.

Global Media US Senate passes new Iran-Russia sanctions
Author: 0 US Senate passes new Iran-Russia sanctions

Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown, one of the Senate bill's cosponsors, told reporters on Wednesday that the White House was already lobbying against the measure, Business Insider reported . "We see destabilizing act after destabilizing act [by Iran], from missile launches to arms transfers to terrorist training to illicit financial activities to targeting Navy ships and detaining American citizens", said the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Republican Bob Corker of Tennessee.

Author: 0 Pence hires outside legal counsel

That's according to a statement from Pence spokesman Jarrod Agen . The piece, which Donald Trump Jr. retweeted, was written by William G. Otis, an adjunct law professor and Georgetown University and a former special counsel for then-President George H.W.

Author: 0 Macron's party set for big parliamentary win

Across France, however, turnout was low and three pollsters projected it would remain below 50 per cent. France goes to the polls today with President Emmanuel Macron seeking the parliamentary majority he requires to bring about his political revolution.

Author: 0 May in talks with Northern Irish parties over DUP deal

Veteran Tory europhile Ken Clarke added: "You can not carry out this negotiation on the basis that every aspect will have to be agreed with the DUP and then you're going to get the whole of the Conservative Party to agree with it". "The peace process is fragile", former prime minister John Major told the BBC today. "We are full members of the United Kingdom. They take their role very seriously and that's fine but they also have to acknowledge that there is the consent principle which ...

Author: 0 Trump again lashes out at Russian Federation probe, says he is being investigated

Former FBI director James Comey assured him three times that he was not. Just one day ago the Post reported President Donald Trump is under criminal investigation for obstruction of justice . If the president refuses he might face a subpoena, as the investigation into Russian interference or obstruction of justice extended to a Trump Cabinet member.

Author: 0 Theresa May's statement after meeting with London fire victims

Cundy added it was hard to say how many people were missing, but he said police did not expect to find any survivors in the search of the tower. Officials on Friday increased the death toll from 17 to 30, with numerous missing still unaccounted for.

Author: 0 White House Says Trump Has 'No Intention' To Fire Special Counsel

Ruddy sparked a media firestorm on Monday when he told the " PBS NewsHour " that Trump is considering firing Mueller . " Time to rethink", he tweeted Monday, citing Mueller's hiring decisions and Comey's admission that he'd instructed a friend to share with reporters notes he'd taken of his private conversations with Trump in order to force the appointment of a special counsel .

Author: 0 Brexit talks left hanging as May tries to form alliance

The Conservatives , who have 317 MPs, are looking to strike a deal with the DUP , who have 10. Speculation has mounted that an agreement will be hard to reach due to the deal now being negotiated between the DUP and Conservative Party to support the Tory government.

Author: 0 Trump tweet not meant to confirm he is under investigation

According to "sources" in an ABC News report on Friday, the deputy attorney general "has privately acknowledged to colleagues that he may have to recuse himself from the matter , which he took charge of only after Attorney General Jeff Sessions' own recusal".

Author: 0 London fire: Protesters swarm Downing Street, demand May's resignation

And they called for a public inquest, arguing that a planned inquiry was not good enough. The council and police have said they are unable to provide the figure amid claims information is being held back. It has also been confirmed the fire service's mobile platform can reach the top of the blocks, while each of the buildings has three exits, including the main entrance and two emergency exits, while communal areas have fire-retardant paint.

Author: 0 UK PM May will face leadership challenge if she softens Brexit

The message here is that nothing can be taken for granted in politics. The DUP , for all its hard-line reputation on this side of the Irish Sea, has none of the no deal language in its manifesto. In one of the key targets for the Greens - Sheffield Central - former party leader Natalie Bennett was beaten into third place by the Conservatives.

Author: 0 President Trump Confirms He's Being Investigated For Possible Obstruction Of Justice

Rosenstein later appointed Robert Mueller to lead the investigation into ties between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation, which the president has repeatedly labeled a " witch hunt ". Donald Trump has appeared to confirm he is being investigated for obstruction of justice as he complained of a " witch hunt ". "Sad!" the president tweeted Friday.

Author: 0 Dennis Rodman returns from North Korea. And nothing happened

The next time the world saw Warmbier he was distraught, breaking down in front of Korean journalists in a video released by North Korea in February of 2016. President Donald Trump on June 29 and 30. Warmbier said Trump was "very candid" during the call and told him Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and other USA officials worked hard to negotiate Otto Warmbier's release.

Author: 0 HUNG JURY: Jurors unable to reach verdict in Cosby sex assault trial

But the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office in Pennsylvania , said it would retry the case , Efe news reported. "I have no authority to do this", Judge Steven O'Neill said in the 52nd hour of deliberations on Friday night. "I remind everyone that this is not vindication or victory". Prosecutors declined to charge Cosby back then, but reopened the case after the scandal erupted two and a half years ago.

Author: 0 Celebrity reaction to the mistrial in Bill Cosby's trial

Camille Cosby is speaking out after her husband, Bill Cosby's, sexual assault case ended in a mistrial . And so that's a failing on us as a society - that we don't have a culture in which a woman or man would come forward and make allegations that would be believed by local law enforcement, that will be believed by families, that will be believed by significant others, that will be believed in a court of law.

Author: 0 Palestinian attackers killed after killing Israeli officer

Israeli security forces and an ambulance are seen at the scene of an attack outside Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City on June 16, 2017. The second attack reportedly happened outside the tourist landmark Zedekiah's Cave several dozen yards away, with the stabber swinging wildly at passersby.

Global Media Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein testifies in budget hearings
Author: 0 Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein testifies in budget hearings

He lashed out at a top Justice Department official overseeing the inquiry, reflecting his mounting frustration with the unrelenting controversy that has consumed his early presidency. "It makes sense to point out any level of bias, to highlight any biases inherent in Mueller and this probe in order to force him to be transparent", Gingrich said.

Global Media Chris Ruddy Says He Did Not Speak With Trump About Firing Mueller
Author: 0 Chris Ruddy Says He Did Not Speak With Trump About Firing Mueller

An unnamed senior White House official confirmed to the New York Times that Trump spoke with Mueller about the Federal Bureau of Investigation director position the day before Rosenstein announced he would be the special counsel . "I'm not sure what was in his mind specifically". Investigations are now under way into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. A Justice Department official, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss internal matters, said that no one had asked ...

Author: 0 USS Fitzgerald Missing Sailors Found Dead In Ship's Flooded Compartments

Joseph P. Aucoin , commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet, said. "The families are being notified and being provided the support they need during this hard time", the Seventh Fleet said. All three were in stable condition at the US Naval Hospital , said Cmdr. Japanese and US vessels and aircraft fanned out across the scene of the collision, about 12 miles off Japan's Izu peninsula.

Author: 0 Top LeT commander killed in encounter

The attack came hours after LeT commander Junaid Mattoo was killed on Friday. They had joined the militancy a year ago, said the police. Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), banning the assembly of four or more people, was imposed in south Kashmir's Kulgam and Anantang today, a day after (LeT) militants ambushed a police jeep and killed six policemen to avenge the killing of Mattoo by security forces on Friday.

Global Media @SenatorWicker Votes to Strengthen Sanctions Against Iran, Russia
Author: 0 @SenatorWicker Votes to Strengthen Sanctions Against Iran, Russia

The initial Iran bill imposes sanctions on any foreign person or foreign entity that does business with an entity already designated by the administration that has a connection to Iran's ballistic missile program. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said the overwhelming passage of the measure "sends a strong signal to President Vladimir Putin while ensuring the Trump administration has the flexibility it needs".

Author: 0 UK treasury chief: economy should be main focus in Brexit

The agenda for the June 19 meeting was agreed by Mr Barnier and Mr Davis on Thursday, following preparatory "talks about talks" this week at civil service level between the European Commission and the United Kingdom. While European leaders try to gauge what to expect from the Brexit talks due to begin in Brussels on Monday, May is so weakened that her own Brexit strategy is the subject of public debate in her own party, and by her potential allies.

Author: 0 Witch Hunt! : Trump tweets he is under FBI investigation

Some news organizations reported that Trump was considering firing Mueller in the wake of these revelations. For months - President Trump made it known that he's not personally under investigation - but now it appears - that could be changing.

Author: 0 Britain says no EU exit deal unless future relationship taken into account

Arlene Foster and Theresa May have worked together behind the scenes on things they agree on in the past and in some ways some areas of the Conservative party mirror aspects of the DUP . Mrs May has said Britain will leave both the single market and the customs union. "Obviously also we are going to have a discussion around Brexit".

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