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Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires

A huge forest fire in central Portugal killed at least 25 people and injured 20 others, majority burning to death in their cars, the government said Sunday. In comments quoted by AFP , Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa said: "Unfortunately this seems to be the greatest tragedy we have seen in recent years in terms of forest fires". Lire la suite »

Theresa May called a 'coward' after meeting Grenfell fire victims

The mayor for London has demanded for better help from the government in an open letter published on Twitter, adding that other people living in tower blocks were "terrified". She told the Standard: "It's good for people to get their voices heard. They feel the Government and local council haven't done enough to help them in the aftermath of this horrific incident, or to provide answers to their increasingly urgent questions". Lire la suite »

FBI Finds 'Hit List' On Body of Alexandria Shooter


St. Clair County Sheriff Rick Watson said Wednesday that Hodgkinson showed the deputy all required firearms licenses and documentation for the high-powered hunting rifle, which he said he was simply using for target practice. Sanders, that he had been in lurking their ranks. When he went outside, he saw Hodgkinson shooting a rifle into a cornfield. No charges were filed. One woman I spoke to who lives in that area, Marilyn Blaha, said she knew him professionally from years ago, says her ... Lire la suite »

Rep. Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition


A police officer, a congressional aide and a lobbyist were also wounded on Wednesday, when a man identified as James Hodgkinson , 66, from the St. Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois, opened fire on them, as they practiced for an annual charity baseball game between Republicans and Democrats. Lire la suite »

Microsoft isn't making a profit with their new Xbox One X console

Microsoft has been keen to include its PC user base in future gaming plans as shown by the Xbox Play Anywhere initiative, which debuted a year ago. It offers an 8-core processor that clocks at 2.3 GHz. It's a more powerful Xbox One , that will play some games in "True" Native 4K, while others will use methods like reprojection and checkerboard rendering to fill a 2160p framebuffer. Lire la suite »

Macron says door still open for Britain to remain in EU


Warnings by the rightwing party, Les Républicains, and the Socialist party that it would be unhealthy for democracy if Macron's party won a "monopoly" did not appear to be heeded by voters. FILE - In this Thursday, June 8, 2017 file photo, France's President Emmanuel Macron waits prior to meet the President of Guatemala Jimmy Morales, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris . Lire la suite »

Congressional Baseball Game set for fundraising record, following shooting


The team of Democrats and Republicans holds an annual softball game against female journalists. The congressional newspaper Roll Call reported that ticket sales for the game soared after the shooting . Scalise was fielding balls at second base when he was shot, according to lawmakers present. Richmond, who plays for the Democratic team, said he had visited the hospital twice and planned to go again before Thursday night's game at Nationals Park. Lire la suite »

London fire: 58 missing presumed dead in Grenfell Tower disaster

At least 70 people, including children and entire families, have been reported missing following the fire. Of the 58, he said 30 were confirmed dead. Sixteen "very ordinary people" sat in Downing Street to bring their concerns to May in an "unprecedented" meeting on Saturday and finally felt they were listened to, the Bishop of Kensington, Dr Graham Tomlin said. Lire la suite »

Alleged Virginia shooter linked to many GOP-hate groups on Facebook


Steve Scalise , R-La., and three others. The Daily Caller first reported that James T. Hodgkinson had a list of Republican names in his pocket that was recovered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The wife of the Alexandria, Virginia, gunman said she's shocked about the attack and had no idea what her husband was planning . The bullet entered Scalise's left hip and tore across his pelvis, cracking bones and injuring organs and blood vessels. Lire la suite »

58 missing, presumed dead in London residential building fire

Sixteen bodies have now been recovered from Grenfell Tower and taken to a mortuary. The latest statement came after May spent 2½ hours with some of those affected by the fire. She said earlier that the national mood is somber but that Britain is resolute in the face of adversity. "United in our sadness, we are equally determined, without fear or favour, to support all those rebuilding lives so horribly affected by injury and loss", she said. Lire la suite »

USS Fitzgerald sailors found dead on ship after collision

Earlier in the day, the US Navy's 7th Fleet said five sailors were injured and seven sailors were missing, Those injured were transferred by a helicopter to the Naval Hospital Yokosuka. military copters evacuated two injured USA sailors. The Navy said the families were being notified and provided the support they need during "this hard time". Lire la suite »

Mumbai blasts case: Mumbai blast verdict a ray of hope, says BJP

Here is the fate of the seven accused and the charges against them. A hundred people were convicted and 23 were acquitted in the first leg of the trial of the Mumbai blast case, which concluded in 2007. Abu Salem who had also handed over AK 56 rifles, 250 rounds and some hand grenades to actor Sanjay Dutt (who was an accused in the case for illegally possessing weapons) at his residence on 16 January 1993. Lire la suite »

People Still Missing After Grenfell Tower Fire Assumed Dead

National media in London reported extensively Friday that it would have cost just 5,000 pounds (6,400 US dollars) extra for a cladding material with better fire protection qualities. "It is hard to escape a very sombre national mood", she said in a message marking the event. May was asked repeatedly in an interview on Friday whether she had misread the public mood. Lire la suite »

Virginia Democratic and Republican gubernatorial primary election results

But the majority was happy to back the more moderate and establishment-favored Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam over a liberal insurgent who sought to portray his candidacy as the tip of the spear of the anti-Trump resistance. "Virginia is going to be the match that sparks a progressive wildfire that spreads across the country". A total of five candidates are running to be Virginia's next governor. Lire la suite »

DUP hoping to conclude deal with May as soon as possible

There have been reports the deal could even be delayed until the start of next week because of existing diary commitments for Theresa May and Arlene Foster. He told reporters Sinn Féin would support any additional monies going to the Northern Ireland executive as a result of a deal. Talks with the DUP to secure her government broke up on Tuesday night without an agreement, but Mrs May said the discussions had been "productive". Lire la suite »

Pre-existing conditions could split Senate GOP

Another key Republican also expressed optimism. And Susan Collins , R-Maine, a vocal moderate, said that at this point she doubts the chamber can reach the 50 votes needed to pass a healthcare bill. "The Senate tax package blows a hole in the budget", he said. But he added, "I'm seeing more and more clarity, and a narrower and narrower focus, and a smaller and smaller difference in the caucus". Lire la suite »

58 people missing, presumed dead, in Grenfell Tower fire disaster

Wednesday, surprising many people as they slept. Cundy added that it will take weeks or longer to recover and identify all the dead in the housing block that was devastated. "Sadly, it is expected that the total will rise and it is not expected that any survivors will be found", he said. As the PM was bundled into a auto, just one mile away at Kensington Town Hall protesters stormed the building to demand justice as anger mounts over the disaster. Lire la suite »

Armed police detain man at Palace of Westminster


The exchange unfolded yards from the scene of the Westminster terrorist attack in March and comes amid heightened security after the Manchester and London Bridge atrocities. He drove into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge , killing four, and fatally stabbed a policeman guarding the gates of parliament before being shot dead by armed officers. Lire la suite »

Weapons used in Republican baseball shooting appear legally bought, say police


Unity was the theme of the spirited rivalry; Democrats won in an 11-2 blowout. The team of Democrats and Republicans holds an annual softball game against female journalists. He confessed later that "the fear factor was horrific". Mr Trump visited the Louisiana congressman at the hospital on Wednesday night, and Vice President Mike Pence paid a visit on Thursday morning. Lire la suite »

Sinn Fein to meet Theresa May over DUP deal concerns


The Northern Irish party's stance on equality has been under scrutiny this week, as numerous MPs that Theresa May will be relying on harbour actively homophobic views. Talks between the DUP and the Tories are set to continue again tomorrow. "They can't have it both ways, it has to be dealt with sensibly", she said. Lire la suite »