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25 dead in central Portugal forest fires

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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker sent a letter to Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, expressing "profound sadness" for the fire in Pedrogao Grande and offering "most felt solidarity". The blaze on Saturday hit the mountainous area of Pedrogao Grande amid an intense heat wave and rainless thunderstorms. Resident Isabel Brandao told The Associated Press that she had feared for her life when she saw the blaze. Read More »

TAKING AIM | Warriors and KD win just doesn't feel right

The NBA trade rumors connecting Paul George to the Cleveland Cavaliers are heating up in the wake of Cleveland's loss in the NBA Finals , with reports that Kevin Love may be headed to in to give the Cavs the missing piece needed to beat the Golden State Warriors . Read More »

'Dear Evan Hansen' And 'Hello, Dolly!' Reign At The 2017 Tony Awards

Stephen Colbert couldn't resist bashing President Donald Trump at the 71st Annual Tony Awards Sunday night while presenting the award for Best Revival of a Musical. Cynthia Nixon won her second Tony for her work in a revival of The Little Foxes . Benj Pasek and Justin Paul , 31-year old best friends, won the Tony for their original score for Evan Hansen . Read More »

E3 2017: Microsoft isn't making a profit on the Xbox One X

The higher powered Xbox One X costs about $499. It has eight custom x86 cores clocked at 2.3GHz, 6 teraflops of graphics performance and 12GB of GDDR5 RAM. That has always been the plan", Spencer said. The backwards compatibility program has been a huge success on Xbox One , allowing gamers to play hundreds of Xbox 360 games on the new console without having to dig out the old one. Read More »

UK said to accede to EU demand Brexit talks focus on split

Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has written to Mr Davis urging him to "reset" the Government's "belligerent and reckless" approach to leaving the European Union , warning that Theresa May's "inflexible" stance makes a good deal for Britain less likely. Read More »

At US Open, Justin Thomas sets scoring record

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Thomas' 9-under 63 was one better than Johnny Miller's 63 in the 1973 final round at Oakmont. Day and McIlroy never had much of a chance, both out of the picture before Johnson even teed off. But just for me, I felt like I've been playing pretty well all week, and didn't have quite the numbers to show for it. Casey birdied five holes in a row after the rough stretch and was the first player in the clubhouse at seven-under. Read More »

Iran, China hold joint naval drill in Persian Gulf

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The Chinese Navy Fleet set to participate in the war games comprises the Chang Chun guided-missile destroyer, the Chao Hu replenishment ship, the Jin Zhou frigate and a helicopter. In recent months, the USA navy has accused the Iranian navy of sending fast-attack boats to harass warships as they pass through the Strait of Hormuz. Read More »

The Nokia Corporation (NOK) Coverage Initiated at Citigroup Inc

It has underperformed by 39.53% the S&P500. Quentec Asset Management Llc decreased Fortinet Inc (Put) (FTNT) stake by 4.35% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. PRESBY J THOMAS also bought $147,542 worth of First Solar , Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) for 38,018 shares. You could argue that General Electric ( NYSE:GE ) saved First Solar ( NASDAQ:FSLR ) when it sold the solar manufacturer its solar technology in 2013. Read More »

5 things to watch for on Sunday at the US Open

I couldn't possibly shoot any higher than I did. "I was just happy that I was the one that was able to take advantage of it today". None of the leading 16 players have won a major before, making it likely that a run of six consecutive victories by first-timers will extend to seven this weekend. Read More »

Harman Leads US Open After Round 3, Thomas Sets Course Record

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Brooks Koepka made three birdies over his last seven holes for a 68 and joined Thomas one shot out of the lead. He is a third-generation pro, with his grandfather Paul having played in the U.S. "Being out of position off the tee does not help", he said. "I made two bad swings on the front nine", Koepka said. "I was just happy that I was the one that was able to take advantage of it today". Read More »

YotaPhone 3 Release Due This Year For $350

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It seems Chinese brand Yota isn't done with the line, either, announcing a Yotaphone 3 in the last couple of days at the China-Russia Expo in Harbin. Hopefully things will change this time around, and there will be a U.S. version of the YotaPhone 3 . Yota Devices later collaborated with China's ZTE in September 2015 on the YotaPhone 3 with plans to launch the device in the first quarter of 2016. Read More »

Tommy Fleetwood pictures changed life with US Open win

As the pro golfer prepares to defend his championship title, he reflected on the a year ago by sharing another Instagram photo holding his U.S Open trophy. Being so close to the players in both experiences was phenomenal, but watching them try to remain towards the top or climb the leaderboard and make the cut was exciting. Read More »

European Union exerts pressure on United Kingdom; demands clarity before Brexit talks

The European Union (EU) will keep the door open for Britain to return, but only on worse terms than it now has, EU Parliament Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt said Wednesday. Scottish Conservatives' leader Ruth Davidson, whose influence has grown dramatically with the election of 13 Tories north of the border, has already broken cover to say "this isn't just going to be a Tory Brexit". Read More »

US Open: Thomas tickled pink over his 63

By the end of a wild and wide-open Saturday, five players were double digits under par. But a 675-yard par-5, nobody's hitting to that. "You'd definitely take it, said Fleetwood , whose previous best finish at the US Open is tied for 27th". Read More »

Backwards Compatible Original Xbox Games Won't Receive Achievements

Xbox One X is powered by eight core CPU at 2.3GHz with 1TB and is backed up with 12GB of GDDR5 RAM at 6.8GHz and with 6teraflop GPU at 1,172 MHz. Actually Nintendo announced two new Metroid games. The whole video is worth a watch, but you can skip to 3:14 to get the full context and start of Spencer's answer. Minecraft - the demographic playing that, you know as well as I do, it's all ages but it's also very young. Read More »

'Outraged' Cristiano Ronaldo says he will quit Real Madrid

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He was saying - and this is practically verbatim - "If Manchester United were located in the middle of Spain, it would be his ideal club". "It shouldn't be the case that a player who always wants to give his best and give 100 per cent for this team, when he makes his first mistake people whistle". Read More »

Xbox One X preview

Let us know if you will pre-order Xbox One X , and what are your expectations from the console by commenting in the comments section below. It has eight custom x86 cores clocked at 2.3GHz, 6 teraflops of graphics performance and 12GB of GDDR5 RAM. Read More »

Defending champions India face Pakistan in Champions Trophy final today

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Virat Kohli admitted the Indian team craves such big-match situations all the while insisting that Sunday's final against Pakistan is "just another game" for his team . "So everyone is aware of the kind of talent they have in their team , and on their day they can beat any side in the world". Except the unpredictability quotient that comes into play when the Pakistan team is in action and the dynamics of the historic rivalry between the sides, the Indian side should see it through ... Read More »

The US Has A New Personal Best For Renewable Energy Use

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Overall, $10.2 trillion will be invested in new global power generation between 2017 and 2040, with renewable power sources such as wind and solar accounting for nearly three quarters of that, a report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) said. Read More »

United States president confirms he is under FBI investigation

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USA TODAY previously reported that the FBI was investigating Kushner for his contact with Russian officials, but there was no word at that time that his financial dealings were part of the probe. The newspaper noted Mueller had requested interviews with CIA Director Dan Coats , National Security Agency chief Michael Rogers and Richard Ledgett , the former NSA deputy director. Read More »