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French polls: Macron party to get large majority

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Polls before the vote showed Macron on course to win the biggest parliamentary majority since de Gaulle's own conservatives in 1968. After a crushing defeat, Jean-Christophe Cambadelis resigned Sunday from his post as head of the Socialist Party, which dominated the outgoing assembly but was flattened by the unpopularity of former President Francois Hollande. Read More »

Most in Portugal's forest fire died in cars

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The ceremony took place before the teams' match Sunday at the Confederations Cup tournament in Kazan, Russia. Greece experienced its deadliest fires a decade ago. Hundreds of firefighters and 300 pieces of fire apparatus are battling the fire southeast of Coimbra, one of 60 that broke out Saturday. Dry thunderstorms may have contributed to the fires , however the cause of the blaze remains unknown. Read More »

Trump rolls back US, Cuba relations

Trump said: "I am cancelling the last administration's completely one-sided deal with Cuba". Commercial flights, which resumed between the USA and Cuba for the first time in over 50 years last summer, will be allowed to continue uninterrupted under Trump's Cuba policy. Read More »

Flash flood watch issued

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Residents walk through floodwaters after a heavy thunderstorm caused flash flooding on Bank St.in New London, Conn., Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015. This means that flooding has been reported or will occur shortly. "Given the potential for these types of rainfall rates, significant flooding in urban areas is also possible", the service's alert said. Forecast models support the potential for a few storms to become severe, with damaging winds the main risk, mainly from collapsing wet microbursts ... Read More »

Report Corroborates Sekulow: No Investigation Of Trump

The source spoke on condition of anonymity. Mr Rosenstein has previously said that "if anything that I did winds up being relevant to his investigation then, as Director Mueller and I discussed, if there's a need from me to recuse, I will". Read More »

High-level USA visit leads North Korea to free student in coma

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A plane carrying Otto Warmbier arrived late Tuesday at an airport in Cincinnati. In March 2016, a North Korean kangaroo court, after a one hour show trial, concluded, according to the state-run North Korean Central News Agency, that Warmbier had committed a crime "pursuant to the USA government's hostile policy toward [the North], in a bid to impair the unity of its people after entering it as a tourist". Read More »

US keeps effort to shield young immigrants from deportation

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The White House says it continues to study DACA. The immigration policy leaves the clause intact that allows children of undocumented citizens to remain in the United States . The program, which was announced by President Barack Obama in 2014, never took effect because it was blocked in a federal court. Instead, Homeland Security Department indicated on its website that "there is no credible path forward" for the federal government in court. Read More »

Fire: Protests take place across London

Demanding support for those hit by Grenfell Tower fire, demonstration was held in London on Friday, media reports said . The Grenfell Tower housed some 600 people in 120 apartments. The government is struggling to find temporary housing for people who lived in the 24-story tower. "But, frankly, the support on the ground for families who needed help or basic information in the initial hours after this appalling disaster was not good enough ". Read More »

Theresa May admits initial response to Grenfell Tower was 'not good enough'

On Saturday, Theresa May met with survivors of the fire in Downing Street, after being criticised for not visiting them in the immediate aftermath of the blaze. "As we do everything we can to help them, we will make sure they have the counselling and emotional support they need in the hard days, weeks and years ahead". Read More »

Watch Confederations Cup 2017 live online and on TV

The 32-year-old Portugal worldwide is coming into the Confederations Cup in form and on a high having led Real Madrid to a La Liga and Champions League double last season, but Mexico won't have a specific man-marker for Ronaldo. "Both teams have great players, it will be a tough match". "But soccer is a team sport and I think that we have a great squad to confront him". Portugal coach Fernando Santos walks on the pitch a training session at the Rubin Training Ground in Kazan, ... Read More »

43 killed in Portugal forest fires

Government officials said many of victims died in their cars when flames swept over a road. Prime Minister Antonio Costa said Sunday that death toll was reduced from the previously reported 62 people because one victim had been counted twice by authorities. Read More »

Qatar campaign to regain 3x3 World Cup title begins today

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A five-day event, the tournament will have competing teams, including one from the Philippines, dispute the coveted 3x3 world title and earn for them the distinction as the best in the basketball discipline, recently added in the Olympic program by the International Olympic Committee. Read More »

Grenfell Tower Survivors Getting Just £10 From Local Council, Reveals Volunteer

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Adding that the figure could increase, Mr Cundy said more people may have been in the block on the night but police have not been made aware of their whereabouts. Her message concluded: "Put to the test, the United Kingdom has been resolute in the face of adversity". "Of course, people rightly have questions about the causes of the fire and why it spread so quickly and these will be answered". Read More »

Confed Cup: Portugal draw 2-2 with Mexico

Cedric Soares and Pepe, who had been practicing separately because they were not fully fit, joined the rest of Portugal's group in Thursday's session at Rubin Kazan's training grounds. Then 38, Carvalho became the oldest player in the history of the UEFA event in France a year ago, and helped his team claim their first piece of major worldwide silverware thanks to a dramatic extra-time triumph over the hosts in the showpiece in Paris. Read More »

Trump says he's under FBI investigation

When it was revealed that Comey had kept detailed memos on his interactions with the president , Rosenstein appointed Mueller as special counsel. Since then Mueller, who served as FBI director before Comey, has taken over the investigation. The White House confirmed that Mueller was among the candidates Trump interviewed to replace Comey. Read More »

North Korea accuses US authorities of 'mugging' its diplomats at NY airport

The North Korean diplomats were reportedly returning from a United Nations conference on disability rights when the incident - branded by KCNA as a "illegal and heinous act of provocation" - took place. This alleged incident marks the latest addition to a catalogue of increasingly strained tensions between the two countries. Amid a war of words between Pyongyang and the White House, North Korea has escalated its missile program as it looks to make good on its vow to produce a weapon capable ... Read More »

Barack Obama's Father's Day Message Was A Little Different From Donald Trump's

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We'll always have a soft spot for Barack and Michelle Obama , so whenever they post something on social media, we gush for a bit, and add a like, and maybe even retweet the message ourselves. Trump (@realDonaldTrump)The MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN agenda is doing very well despite the distraction of the Witch Hunt. Politicians and their spouses from both sides of the aisle took to social media on Father's Day, paying tribute to the husbands and fathers in their lives. Read More »

Wildfires in Portugal kill at least 58

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The Portuguese government said numerous victims died in their vehicles as flames swept over a road between two towns in Pedrogao Grande . "The dimension of this fire was such that we don't have memory of such a human tragedy", Prime Minister Antonio Costa said in Pedrogao Grande, the mountainous region about 200 km (125 miles) northeast of Lisbon . Read More »

London Mayor Admits Fire Caused by 'Mistakes and Neglect'

The 23-year-old Alhajali is the only victim of the Grenfell Tower fire to be officially named as the hard process of identifying human remains continues. The Catholic bishops of Westminster offered their prayers and local parishes opened their doors to offer aid and supplies to those affected by a massive fire at an apartment complex in west London on Wednesday. Read More »

Russia Investigation Now Includes Jared Kushner

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Rosenstein authored a memo that criticized former FBI Director James Comey over his handling of Hillary Clinton's emails. Trump on Thursday blasted news reports that he was under criminal investigation as a "witch hunt" against him led by some "very bad" people . Read More »