• Le Portugal endeuillé lutte toujours et s'interroge — Incendies
Le Portugal endeuillé lutte toujours et s'interroge — Incendies

Le secrétaire d'Etat à l'Intérieur a indiqué que les flammes continuent à se propager " avec beaucoup de violence " et " de façon inexplicable ", évoluant sur quatre fronts . Le dernier bilan officiel fait état de 62 morts et 62 blessés, dont cinq dans un état grave, un enfant et quatre pompiers. Pour Joao Camargo, expert du changement climatique ...

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  • Twitch and Blizzard announce two-year collaboration
Twitch and Blizzard announce two-year collaboration

Additionally, as part of the deal with Blizzard, Twitch will be offering in-game loot for Overwatch , Heroes of the Storm , and Hearthstone for Twitch Prime subscribers, starting with a Golden Loot Box in Overwatch that guarantees a legendary item.

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  • British Photographer Khadija Saye Dies In Grenfell Fire age 24
British Photographer Khadija Saye Dies In Grenfell Fire age 24

Saye was trapped on the 20th floor, in the apartment she shares with her mother when the fire started. He said she was a "talented artist". 'I'm part of an exhibition now on show at the Venice Biennale , and the Contemporary Arts Society did a review on it.

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  • NEW Canadian Cancer Society Shares Latest Statistics
NEW Canadian Cancer Society Shares Latest Statistics

In 2017, an estimated 206,200 Canadians will be diagnosed with some form of cancer (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer) and an estimated 80,800 will succumb to the disease, making cancer the leading cause of death in Canada, the charitable organization said Tuesday in its annual cancer statistics report.

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  • Algérie: il les empêche de tricher, deux étudiants tuent leur professeur
Algérie: il les empêche de tricher, deux étudiants tuent leur professeur

Les deux criminels ont donc décidé de "se faire justice" à leur façon. A en croire le quotidien arabophoneEl Khabar, Karoui Serhan a été retrouvé mort près d'un immeuble du quartier susnommé, avec des traces sur plusieurs parties de son corps, portés par un objet pointu.

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  • United States lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement
United States lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement

Republicans and Democrats fought for bragging rights Thursday in the annual Congressional Baseball game, all counting themselves as one unit - Team Scalise. House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., paid a visit to his injured colleague at the hospital Friday. Scalise's Chief of Staff shared a message from the congressman's family at a Friday press conf...

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  • Les incendies de forêt meurtriers au Portugal
Les incendies de forêt meurtriers au Portugal

Attisées par des vents violents, les flammes se sont rapidement propagées sur quatre fronts dans les collines couvertes de pins et d'eucalyptus entre les villages de Pedrogao Grande, Figueiro dos Vinhos et Castanheira de Pera. Le 9 juillet, six pompiers périssent carbonisés alors qu'ils luttent contre un feu de forêt à Sao Famaliçao da Serra (centr...

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  • UK's Hammond says new UK-EU regulatory process needed after Brexit
UK's Hammond says new UK-EU regulatory process needed after Brexit

The country is set to leave the European Union by the end of March 2019. But the situation is very different from 12 months ago when the Brexiteers were riding high, with Prime Minister Theresa May's entire approach called into question after a disastrous election performance on June 8.

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  • France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win
France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win

Sunday's vote was marked by the historically low turnout rate of 42 percent, which is below the expectations of the first round. A RECORD number of women have been voted into the French parliament after president Emmanuel Macron's victorious La Republique En Marche! party fielded a gender-balanced list.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo in focus after Confederations Cup tie
Cristiano Ronaldo in focus after Confederations Cup tie

Hector Moreno (who Roma acquired for 6 million euros) scored the 2-2 goal in stoppage time as he beat Fonte and headed home from a corner-kick. "It wasn't the result that we wanted", said Ronaldo. We played without confidence, couldn't connect two or three passes. Portugal: Patrício 6, Cédric 7, Fonte 5, Pepe 7, Guerreiro 6, William 6, Mo...

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  • Senate GOP targets next week for vote on healthcare bill
Senate GOP targets next week for vote on healthcare bill

Their clandestine maneuvering threatens to subvert the will of the American people - less than a quarter of whom favor repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act , according to a May 31-June 6 Quinnipiac University poll. GOP leadership is reportedly planning to bring the resulting product to the floor for a vote without any substantive mark...

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  • Steve Jobs Apparently Wanted A 'Back' Button For The iPhone
Steve Jobs Apparently Wanted A 'Back' Button For The iPhone

The unveiling of the original iPhone in 2007 was a huge moment for both Apple and the world, but things might have panned out very differently if it wasn't for the persistence of the company's staff. The back button might be more of an Android-associated feature, but during the design of the iPhone, that was actually a feature that Jobs wanted to...

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  • List of Congress members found in pocket of suspected congressional shooter
List of Congress members found in pocket of suspected congressional shooter

Both Duncan and Brooks attended Wednesday's baseball practice, but were not wounded in the attack. Moments later, over 50 shots from a high-powered rifle were fired. Sanders, an independent, ran a passionate, anti-establishment campaign that won support from many younger, liberal voters and gave Clinton a closer race than many expected, but he even...

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  • Coroner examining death of USA student released by North Korea
Coroner examining death of USA student released by North Korea

In the CBS interview, Moon said that while "we can not know for sure that North Korea killed Mr Warmbier ". "And frankly if he were brought home sooner I think the result would have been a lot different". "It puts us in a really precarious situation when Americans are detained there". "The United States once again condemns the brutality of...

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  • UK PM May's party confident of sensible deal with NIrish DUP-minister
UK PM May's party confident of sensible deal with NIrish DUP-minister

Instead she will focus what little clout she has on pushing through Brexit - even there she adopted a distinctly softer tone in a bid to stave off a potentially damaging cabinet split. "It is about delivering a Brexit deal that works for all parts of the United Kingdom while building a stronger, fairer country by strengthening our economy, tackli...

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  • Champions Trophy: Sarfraz Ahmed wants cricket to return to Pakistan
Champions Trophy: Sarfraz Ahmed wants cricket to return to Pakistan

Fakhar Zaman , the little-known left-hander who made his debut in their second game, lit up a showpiece match with 114 from 106 balls. His transformation into a hero was complete as his final tally was six overs, two maidens, 16 runs and three wickets .

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  • Sports law expert calls trademark decision 'reprieve' for Redskins, Indians
Sports law expert calls trademark decision 'reprieve' for Redskins, Indians

The Times argued in 2014 that it was "clear that federal law prohibits the Patent and Trademark Office from registering trademarks that disparage people or bring them 'into contempt, or disrepute'". "The Supreme Court vindicated the team's position that the First Amendment blocks the government from denying or cancelling a trademark registr...

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  • Supreme Court to hear case that could reshape US political map
Supreme Court to hear case that could reshape US political map

The Supreme Court will take up the Wisconsin case this fall. Potter said the crux of the case in Wisconsin, as it is in IL and other states, is politicians pick their voters, not the other way around. Democrats hope a favorable decision will help them cut into Republican electoral majorities. However, the court has never turned down a map d...

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  • Water-dropping plane crash reported in Portugal
Water-dropping plane crash reported in Portugal

Several houses were also destroyed by the flames. "It was really hell". "We couldn't see anything, we couldn't even see the road, just the flames and the pine trees falling on the road". A child who died in the flames during his parents' honeymoon, a family saved by a water tank and a group of friends rescued by a generous neighbour.

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  • Venezuela chief prosecutor to face charges as crisis deepens
Venezuela chief prosecutor to face charges as crisis deepens

Protesters chanted "Who are we?" "The U.S. can't take the lead on it, but they also can't not be involved", said Michael Shifter, head of the Washington-based Inter-American Dialogue. Amid the clashes on Caracas' main highway, 17-year-old Fabian Urbina was killed as the result of a bullet wound to the chest. However, sources close to the de...

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  • Catholic church report: 3300 dead since central Congo conflict began in August
Catholic church report: 3300 dead since central Congo conflict began in August

The minister also said Congolese opposition leader Moise Katumbi, who has been overseas since he was accused of plotting against the state a year ago, was free to come back to Congo whenever he wants, although he would have to face justice.

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  • Brian Cookson defends record as UCI president in face of leadership challenge
Brian Cookson defends record as UCI president in face of leadership challenge

The 65-year-old Cookson, who took over in 2013, faced criticism during a hard period for the sport, including doping scandals, and his younger challenger, the vice-president, is promising "fundamental changes". "With my proven track record as a two-term President of the French Cycling Federation (FFC) (2009 -2017), my experience as President of the...

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  • 2 taken to hospital after construction site accident in Queens: FDNY
2 taken to hospital after construction site accident in Queens: FDNY

A second worker, described as a 40-year-old man, was rescued by first responders shortly after and was in critical condition, he said. One of them remains trapped. Crews were loading materials, including beams, concrete bags and concrete blocks, from a boom truck onto the roof when a cinder block was dropped, crashing through the building, accordi...

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  • Qatar Airways CEO slams Gulf blockade
Qatar Airways CEO slams Gulf blockade

The CEO of Qatar Airways says the blockade imposed on his country by Gulf neighbors "will leave a lasting wound". Saudi Arabia sealed Qatar's only land border, a key route for food imports. "We are ready to help, assist and accompany this mediation in all ways that might be requested", Mogherini said, as reported by ABC News, citing AP.

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  • Moscow accuses US-led coalition of terror 'complicity' over downed Syria drone
Moscow accuses US-led coalition of terror 'complicity' over downed Syria drone

In response, the U.S. Central Command issued its own statement , saying the Syrian aircraft was shot down "in collective self-defense of coalition-partnered forces". Russian Federation entered Syria in 2015, claiming it meant to combat ISIS, but according to us military officials, helped shore up the Syrian regime against anti-regime rebels ...

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  • Queen praises a country 'resolute in the face of adversity'
Queen praises a country 'resolute in the face of adversity'

Earlier in the week, the Queen issued this statement: "My thoughts and prayers are with those families who have lost loved ones in the Grenfell Tower fire and the many people who are still critically ill in hospital". "It will go to establish the answers of what happened in the fire and how it spread; it will look at the building itself; it wil...

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  • Rosenstein Says He Wouldn't Fire Special Counsel Mueller Without Good Cause
Rosenstein Says He Wouldn't Fire Special Counsel Mueller Without Good Cause

Those calls have escalated since fired FBI Director Comey cryptically told lawmakers last week that the bureau had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did from the investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential election .

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  • Grief turns to anger in neighborhood near tower fire
Grief turns to anger in neighborhood near tower fire

Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said five people had been formally identified and the rest were "sadly" missing presumed dead. "In the wake of (the) Grenfell fire, we have to recognize that something has gone badly, badly wrong in this country, that predominantly poor people die in a towering inferno because possibly in the long term ...

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  • 79 now believed to have died in London high-rise fire
79 now believed to have died in London high-rise fire

Mr Cundy said: "Sadly, as of this morning, I am afraid to say there are now 79 people who we believe are now dead or missing and we have to presume they are dead". "Until we do that, we can not look at anything other than staying with the same advice, which has kept people safe in their buildings". She said Britain remains "resolute in the face o...

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  • Syrian warplane shot down by U.S. jet
Syrian warplane shot down by U.S. jet

On Sunday, it was a U.S. F-18 Super Hornet that shot down a Syrian SU-22 after that jet dropped bombs near us partner forces taking on ISIS. In accordance with rules of engagement and in collective self-defense of Coalition partnered forces, [the Syrian plane] was immediately shot down by a U.S.

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