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Un Canadair s'écrase en luttant contre le feu — Incendies au Portugal

La protection civile portugaise n'était pas en mesure de préciser la nationalité de l'appareil. Le Portugal a affrété de son côté deux Canadair, selon le porte-parole. "Malheureusement, il y a des gens qui s'obstinent à rester chez eux, ils ne prennent pas en compte ce qui s'est passé à Pedrogao Grande (où des habitants sont morts dans leurs maisons, ndlr)". Read More »

Top US Navy commander in Japan over destroyer crash

The coast guard initially said the collision occurred at 2:20 a.m., as the Philippine ship had reported it at 2:25 a.m. and said it just happened. Yoshihito Nakamura, a spokesman for the Japanese coast guard, said the change in timing was not necessarily suspicious. "They are now being transferred to Naval Hospital Yokosuka where they will be identified". Read More »

EU Launches Defence Fund To Boost Arms Research And Development

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Brussels expects new military technologies funded through its European Defense Fund to come online within 10 years - helped at least in part by antagonistic tweets from Donald Trump . The EU has launched its first ever military research competition , offering grants for new military hardware including drones and lighter-weight armour for soldiers. Read More »

Fifth Grenfell Tower victim named, as death toll rises to 79

It comes after Met Police released footage of the "indescribable" damage inside the tower. Eight of those are in critical care, NHS England said. The council says it has already invested around £10 million in upgrading fire safety in its council-owned housing stock since the fire at Lakanal House in Southwark in 2009, which killed six people. Read More »

Supreme Court rules in favor of "offensive" copyrights

The decision marks a victory for Asian-American rock band the Slants , whose frontman, Simon Tam , tried to trademark the band name in 2011. The U.S. The Slants challenged that rejection as a violation of free speech rights under the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment , and the Supreme Court agreed . Read More »

(Hockey) England routs Malaysia 7-3 in World League semis

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It wasn't long before Pinner and the England defence were called into action as the Argentinean attack came to life in the second quarter. Malaysia managed to reduce the deficit when Faizal converted a penalty corner in the 57th minute. The drama wasn't over as Pinner expertly saved a further three penalty corners before England nearly snatched it at the death. "I think England are really strong, they changed a lot of players in the a year ago but they still have a very good team". Read More »

Amazon buying Whole Foods: Bay Area shoppers react

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Amazon is paying $42 per share for Whole Foods , which is a 27 percent premium from Thursday's night close. "I anticipate that Amazon should be able to lower the cost of Whole Foods and better enable them to compete in that market and start to bring some of those great organic products that people have liked without necessarily having to capture their whole pay check", he said. Read More »

Trump denounces North Korea after freed USA student dies

A United Nations human rights investigator called on North Korea Friday to explain why the American was returned in a coma after more than a year in detention there.This comes amid rising tensions between the US and North Korea, and as three americans are still being held captive in the country. Read More »

Koepka claims US Open title

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That was five years ago, and each went his own way. He played in Kazakhstan and Madeira Island, Finland and Belgium. It's a big, big golf course, with long rough and all that stuff, but it lets you play. Third in the 2014 Dubai Desert Classic in January and the European Masters, he then captured the rich Turkish Airlines Open to finish eighth on the Race to Dubai and be voted European Tour Rookie of the Year. Read More »

The official Brexit negotiations have begun

Mr Barnier spoke at a press conference after the first day to confirm that settling priority issues would build "trust on which to negotiate a new relationship". On the eve of talks, Chancellor Philip Hammond issued a strong warning about the implications of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union without a deal in place. Read More »

Georgia inmates rescue Polk County officer who collapsed

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The officer was working security for the Polk County Sheriff's Office work detail when he passed out from the heat last week. One of the inmates said the officer was unconscious for a minute and wasn't really breathing. The men were rewarded for their good deed on Friday: the inmates were treated to a free lunch and desserts in a park prepared by family members of the officer. Read More »

Paris attacker, on terror watchlist, had gun licence

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Djaziri's father, who has since been detained, told AFP that his son was a licensed gun-owner, and a source close to the probe said he owned nine weapons including pistols and an assault rifle. Raised in a strictly Salafist Muslim family, Djaziri had no criminal record but caught the attention of authorities after making several trips to Turkey - a route used by many European fighters heading to Syria - which he said were for work. Read More »

House Election Georgia Handel

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After November the conservative suburban districts Hillary Clinton carried (or almost carried) were a riddle: Were they a product of Trump's unique unpopularity, or did they represent real opportunities for Democrats down-ballot? Observers widely view Tuesday's election as a referendum on President Donald Trump 's first five months in office. Read More »

Second tour des législatives : Louis Aliot victorieux dans les Pyrénées-Orientales

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Le taux d'abstention reste élevé, entre 54 et 59 % suivant les circonscriptions. Le vice-président du parti frontiste l'a emporté dimanche soir dans la deuxième circonscription des Pyrénées-Orientales. Dans cette circonscription, le Front national avait remporté 34,2% des suffrages au premier tour de la présidentielle. Mercredi, M. Aliot avait lancé un "appel aux électeurs de droite" de sa circonscription, parlant "des valeurs communes" et disant vouloir "construire une majorité de droite" ... Read More »

Redskins owner says he's thrilled with ruling

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Not only must the U.S. Patent and Trademark office decide whether your mark is worthy of protection, but until today, it had the power to turn down your application if it decided your phrase, word or symbol was derogatory. This court case was titled " Matal v. Tam ". "The government's misguided effort to protect minorities from disparagement instead hurt members of that very community by hindering their right to compete in the marketplace of ideas", the ACLU said in a statement . Read More »

Mueller to meet with Senate Judiciary Committee senators

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Mueller, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, will meet on Wednesday with the committee's Republican chairman, Charles Grassley, and its top Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, said the sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity. Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), who head the Senate subcommittee that deals most closely with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, will also attend the sit-down with Mueller. Read More »

2 immigrant farmworkers arrested after Ben & Jerry's march

Mexican immigrants Yesenia Hernandez- Ramos and Esau Peche-Ventura were arrested Saturday and were being held on immigration charges, the Department of Corrections said. "They're going to detain leaders, and we're going to fight back". Migrant Justice is planning a rally outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in St. Read More »

French police find weapons cache at Champs Elysees attacker's home

Djaziri's father, who has since been detained, told AFP that his son was a licensed gun-owner, and a source close to the probe said he owned nine weapons including pistols and an assault rifle. Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said Monday that the Champs-Elysees incident "shows once again that the threat level remains extremely high in France". Read More »

Bernie-backed candidate defeated by establishment Dem in VA primary

Gillespie is a former Republican National Committee Chairman who had a huge fundraising advantage and enjoyed the solid backing of most state elected Republicans, but largely kept Trump at arm's length during the campaign. State Senator Frank Wagner of Virginia finished a distant third. But Stewart repeatedly blasted the former Washington lobbyist as a product of the "swamp" Trump had pledged to drain. Read More »

Sole winning Powerball ticket worth $447M sold in California

The numbers drawn were 20,26,32,38,58 and the Powerball number was 3. Officials said the earliest the ticket can be redeemed is Monday. The mayor of the Southern California city where the winning Powerball ticket was sold says he hopes a local resident has won the jackpot. Read More »

Officer Saves Deer Stuck in Drain During Calif. Thunderstorm

He then placed the deer in his patrol auto and delivered the animal swaddled in his sergeant's jacket to Sierra Pet Clinic in Truckee. Scattered thunderstorms have been moving through Truckee and the little deer was unable to escape the water running into the ditch. Read More »

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

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Dr Jack Sava described how a bullet from an assault rifle entered Mr Scalise's hip and went through his pelvis, shattering blood vessels, bones and internal organs. 3 House Republican, arrived at the hospital via helicopter in shock, with intense internal bleeding and "an imminent risk of death", Sava said. But he added: "We fully expect him to be able to walk", and "hopefully run". Read More »

Trump's job approval rating drops to 36%

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Fifty-seven percent now disapprove. It should be noted, an Associated Press/NORC poll last week found Trump to have a 35% approval rating, with a 64% disapproval. Previously, Trump's lowest rating in the poll was 39 percent, which he hit all the way back in February. In addition, the television network said its poll showed Trump losing support among Republicans. Read More »

Varadkar: Tory-DUP deal not threat to Good Friday Agreement

Mr Coveney said he would highlight the particular issues facing Northern Ireland - in regard to the peace process and cross-border movement - when he met the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier in Luxembourg on Tuesday. "As we take another step forward in the tackling the great issues that face us today, that face Europe and Northern Ireland, and the British and Irish relationship", he said. Read More »