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Jun 22 2017

Portugal wildfires 'started by arsonists,' says firefighter chief

They said airborne search-and-rescue teams dispatched to look for wreckage didn't find anything and that no firefighting planes were missing. Antena 1 public radio re...

Jun 22 2017

Theresa May pledges 'humility and resolve' ahead of Queen's Speech programme

Theresa May has promised to work with "humility and resolve" as she prepares to set out her legislative programme for the next two years in a Queen's Speech expected t...

Jun 22 2017

What the Georgia special election may mean to Democrats and Republicans

Handel emerged the victor on Tuesday night with 52 percent of the vote , compared to Ossoff's 48 percent, putting an end to what ended up being the most expensive U....

Jun 22 2017

United States and China agree to cooperate to halt North Korea nuclear threat

Warmbier , but I believe it is quite clear that they have a heavy responsibility in the process that led to his death", Moon said . US Secretary of State Rex Tiller...

Jun 22 2017

DHS officials: Russian Federation targeted 21 states' election systems during the 2016 election

On the House side, the intelligence committee heard from former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson . Special counsel Robert Mueller is conducting an inquiry int...

Jun 22 2017

Gulf mixed in early trade; Qatar National Bank slides

As the world's biggest exporter of liquid natural gas, Qatar's supplies keep homes warm in the British winter, fuel Asian markets and even power the electrical grid of th...

Jun 22 2017

What happened to Otto Warmbier? Ex-detainee believes torture possible

Mr Warmbier's parents believe their son was tortured into a state of what doctors called " unresponsive wakefulness " before his death. China will be represented by S...

Jun 22 2017

The death of Otto Warmbier escalates North Korea situation

Three other United States citizens, who are ethnic Koreans, and six South Koreans remain in custody in North Korea . Mr Warmbier was imprisoned in a North Korean j...

Jun 22 2017

Franken: Trump might be 'gullible' on China

Senior officials from China and the USA will meet on Wednesday to discuss North Korea's military ambitions, amid concern that the rogue state is preparing a sixth nuclear...

Jun 22 2017

President Macron to Reshuffle French Gov't After Parliament Win

The party that Macron founded just 14 months ago has caused a political quake, even if the winning score was considerably lower than the 470 seats predicted by some...

Jun 22 2017

Trump signs executive order on apprenticeship to celebrate "dignity of work"

President Trump continued his administration's efforts to put the American worker at the forefront of his agenda, by signing an executive order to help expand apprentic...

Jun 22 2017

After Trump tweet, China says it works nonstop on North Korea

Beijing on Wednesday dismissed remarks from U.S. Donald Trump made a day earlier saying China was not doing enough to pressure North Korea . Earlier this month, Mat...

Jun 22 2017

Southwest Floridians await Trump Cuba announcement

The venue, a former church, is named after one of the leaders of the Brigade 2506 Bay of Pigs veterans whose group endorsed Trump last October. One official said the ...

Jun 22 2017

After London Fire, Adele Brings Cake and Hugs to Grenfell Tower Firefighters

The council also works closely with the Derbyshire Fire & Rescue service to keep fire risks under review. But planning documents identified the cladding as the same bra...

Jun 22 2017

Australia to resume airstrikes against ISIS in Syria amid threats from Russian Federation

Prior to shooting down the warplane, U.S. forces had struck pro-government soldiers three times in recent weeks to counter what officials said were attacks on US-backed...

Jun 22 2017

Iran says sees no cap to missile capability

The Russian military has halted cooperation in the past - notably after President Donald Trump ordered the launch of missiles against a Syrian air base in April - and it ...

Jun 22 2017

U.S. emphasizes shared concerns over North Korea after China meeti

When he arrived, he was in a coma, which North Korea said was due to him contracting botulism and taking a sleeping pill. The death of American university student ...

Jun 22 2017

79 feared dead in London tower fire

Photo released by Metropolitan Police in London shows what's left of an apartment inside of Grenfell Tower in the United Kingdom on June 18, 2017. The fire began early ...

Jun 22 2017

May presents bills in Queen's Speech to take Britain out of EU

These include the issues of Britain's estimated €100 billion (S$175 billion) exit bill, the rights of European Union citizens living in Britain, and the fate of the b...

Jun 22 2017

Over 19 Killed in Hotel Attack in Somalia's Capital

The group said they killed more than 30 people and wounded more than 40 others. Ahmed Mohamud Adow, the spokesman for the country's interior ministry, said the dead i...