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Firefighting airplane crashes in Portugal

An additional 157 were listed as injured, the emergency services said. (Spanish Airforce via AP). Firefighters are working today in Pedrogao to ensure the blaze will not start again in certain areas. Spain, France and Italy have sent a total of 19 water bombers to help the operation. "This is great progress", Vitor Vaz Pinto told journalists, according to AFP news agency.

Swimmers in panic as shark menaces Magaluf

The beaches have now been closed as the area continues to be monitored. Videos released online showed the shark thrashing in the sand as it struggled to return to open water. "Everyone out of the water!" she wrote. Similar instances have occurred earlier too in the region. The person who was attacked had to undergo emergency hospital treatment.

France, Britain to jointly combat online terrorist threat

The two leaders were meeting in Paris for a working dinner before attending an global friendly football match between France and England at the Stade de France stadium. "We are united in our total condemnation of terrorism and our commitment to stamp out this evil", she said. "It's a unity of goal, having voted to leave the European Union, that their Government gets on with that and makes a success of it, and we are committed to developing a deep and special partnership with the ...

May strikes DUP deal for minority United Kingdom govt

The UK government's proposals for the rights of EU nationals after Brexit were deemed "not sufficient" by President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker. Under the deal, the 10 lawmakers from the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) will back May's minority government over the Queen's Speech - which sets out the legislative program - as well as bills relating to national security and Brexit.

Tech titans meet in White House

Meeting with his America Technology Roundtable yesterday, Trump sat next to Apple CEO Tim Cook , Microsoft chief Satya Nadella and Amazon boss Jeff Bezos as he outlined his aim to save $1 trillion over the next decade by upgrading government services.

Trump to welcome India's prime minister to White House

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his most compelling invitation to American business to invest in India, telling them that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) that will come into effect from July 1 could be a subject of study in U.S. Modi said the confidence in each other's political values and a strong belief in each other's prosperity has led to greater engagements between the two countries.

Politicians join Yoga Day celebrations, perform yoga asanas

The Yoga Day came into existence after PM Modi persuaded the United Nations in 2015 to declare June 21 as International Yoga Day . He added that most of the youths are captivated with yoga, the demand for yoga teachers has grown in the past two-three years and it is a booming and healthy business opportunity.

Kushner company received $285M loan from Deutsche Bank shortly before election

The Deutsche loan helped Kushner's company purchase four retail floors in the former New York Times building in Midtown Manhattan, and get $74 million more than it originally paid for the property. "The way to look at this is, so long as you're not a "bad boy" and don't do anything wrong, you have nothing to worry about", James Schwarz, a real estate lawyer who is an expert in such clauses, tells the Post .

DUP and Tories agree deal on minority govt

There could also be pressure for significant spending commitments on infrastructure. As part of the deal, the Conservatives have agreed to keeping the pensions triple lock , and have said there will be no means-testing of the winter fuel allowance for pensioners.

Incredible Eid pictures show 100000 at Europe's largest celebration in Birmingham

One of the most important days for Muslims, this is the "festival of breaking the fast". "As they break the fast and pray for well being of all sentient beings, let us join them and pray for peace, prosperity and development of our state", Pema said .

Iran's president condemns 'siege' of Qatar by Arab nations

Also on Sunday, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said some of the demands "will be very hard for Qatar to meet". Mr Tillerson is also calling for a "lowering of rhetoric" to "help ease the tension" and said the USA is supporting Kuwait's efforts to mediate.

"I try to stay out of Politics " - Ivanka Trump

Her White House position is unpaid. When asked point blank what she discusses with her father, she answers only, "a plethora of things!" "I try to stay out of politics", she said, when asked why she did not do more to stop her father's tweets.

Tillerson urges Qatar and boycotting Arab countries to resolve crisis

We believe our allies and partners are stronger when they are working together towards one goal, which we all agree is stopping terrorism and countering extremism . "The United States will continue to stay in close contact with all parties and will continue to support the mediation efforts of the Emir of Kuwait".

Professor says N. Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'

Through its state-run news agency, KCNA , a government source as said: 'Our relevant agencies treat all criminals in accordance with domestic laws and global standards and Warmbier was not an exception'. But I mourn with them, and I pray for them. The North's foreign ministry spokesman also said in comments carried by the official KCNA agency that Warmbier was "a victim of the policy of strategic patience" of former USA president Barack Obama, whose government never requested his release.

Dennis Rodman makes another astoundingly outrageous claim about North Korea

On Friday morning, " Good Morning America " released an interview with Rodman-the first interview since he landed in the United States. In an interview with Good Morning America on Friday, former National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman suggested he helped secure Otto Warmbier's release from detention in North Korea.

Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated across Kerala

Kerala governor justice (Rtd) P. Sathasivam and chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan have greeted people of the state on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr. However, President Trump issued a statement Saturday greeting Muslims as they celebrate the holiday of Eid al-Fitr, breaking with almost two decades of tradition of holding an iftar dinner to commemorate Ramadan.

USA working to stabilize relations with Russia: Tillerson

Republicans control both houses of Congress, which sets the federal government budget . Popular Video This young teenage singer was shocked when Keith Urban invited her on stage at his concert. Tillerson started the hearing by announcing that North Korea has released Otto Warmbier, a US university student held captive there for 17 months. Washington has sought to increase economic and political pressure on Pyongyang because of its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

Saudi king names son as heir to throne, replacing nephew

On June 21, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has appointed his son, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, as the crown prince, replacing his nephew, Mohammed bin Nayef . During the 31-year-old prince's March visit, he also had dinner at the home of his generational contemporaries, the 36-year-old Kushner and his wife Ivanka.

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Eid-ul-Fitr

The country's largest congregation was held at Sholakia in Kishoreganj district which came under a terror attack previous year that killed two people. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took to his official social networking handle to wish the entire world "Eid Mubarak" on the occasion Eid ul-Fitr and the video has gone viral with more than 2.4 million views in the first 24 hours.

Britain's May Forms Minority Government With Backing Of Northern Irish Party

The DUP leader said the financial support would be made up of £1bn in new funding over the coming two years, as well as "new flexibility" in nearly £500m already committed to the region. Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones said the deal represents a "straight bung to keep a weak prime minister and a faltering government in office". The DUP has agreed to support the Tory government in passing the Queen's Speech and the Budget - which is the remit of a traditional confidence and supply ...

President Mukherjee, PM Modi greet citizens on Eid-ul-Fitr

During Ramadan, Muslims are required to refrain from eating or drinking from dawn to dusk from 3:30 a.m.to 6:30 p.m. each day until Eid al-Fitr. In line with their respective scholars' observation, many Muslim nations marked the occasion on Sunday.

Trump Breaks Eid Al-Fitr Dinner Tradition

The iftar dinner occurs at sunset at the end of the holy month of Ramadan , the ninth month of the Islam lunar calendar and a time of prayer, reflection and fasting. "On this year's Eid, I wish for the continued joy in the upcoming years because I had to face problems after the natural disaster of 2015 and the condition has eased this year and I prayed for the coming days like of now", Arwaj Alam a teenage prayer in the Jame Masjid said.

China landslide rescuers ordered to evacuate

Rescue workers line up along a giant pit as they prepare to search for victims at the site of a landslide in Maoxian County in southwestern China's Sichuan Province, Sunday, June 25, 2017 . "The whole village is done for", she said. Some of it fell from as high as 1.6 kilometers (1 mile). Officials told Reuters that at least 10 bodies have been retrieved so far; however, a report from state news agency Xinhua reports that 15 have been confirmed dead.

Trump seeks support for controversial GOP health care bill

He can win approval only if he limits Republican no votes to just two of the 52 GOP senators, since Democrats solidly oppose the bill. As of Sunday, Johnson is joined by fellow Republican Senators Ted Cruz , Mike Lee, Rand Paul and Dean Heller in standing against the Senate health care plan as it now exists.

5 Ramifications of an Investigation Into Trump — NBC Analysis

Trump took to Twitter Thursday morning to slam the report . Former FBI Director James Comey , who testified under oath before Congress last week, indicated that he told Trump on multiple occasions that he personally was not under investigation during the Russian Federation probe.

Northern Ireland party leader in talks with Conservatives

In the June snap elections , May and the Tories lost their parliamentary majority - even though they had been hoping to increase it - and had to start talks with the DUP to secure even a tiny majority in the British Parliament. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May stands with members of her new government. - Recognising the longstanding focus on securing a modern, sustainable health service in Northern Ireland, the United Kingdom government will allocate 100 million pounds per year ...

Trump Admits: 'I Am Being Investigated'

Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), who said she's anxious that the President will try to fire both Mueller and Rosenstein. However, it could also be read to say that he had learned he was under investigation and was expressing frustration over that fact.

Narendra Modi, Eid al-Fitr, China: Your Morning Briefing

Ramadan is marked by fasting that occurs from sunrise to sunset. This move by the Trump administration to not hold a meal that celebrates the breaking of the day's fast during Ramadan breaks a almost 20-year tradition. On this occasion, the NDC congratulates you for the sacrifices you made through the month- long fasting and prayers. According to the statement, Globacom charged all Muslims to use the opportunity of the celebration to pray for the peace, unity and development of the ...

15 missing after tourist boat sinking in Colombia

Videos posted on social media showed motorboats coming to the aid of passengers on the upper decks as the boat rocked from side to side. President Juan Manuel Santos visited rescue crews at the reservoir, about an hour's drive from the city of Medellin, on Sunday night.

Pakistan PM visits victims as tanker blaze death toll rises to 157

Nawaz Sharif , who cut-short his visit to London and reached Bahawalpur this morning, said he visited the Victoria Hospital and enquired after the health of those injured by the incident. "This is not compensation - no compensation is possible for precious human life - but it is to help the affected families in distress", Sharif said.

Six dead after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

Rescuers search for victims after a tourist boat sank with 150 passengers in the Guatape reservoir, Colombia, June 25, 2017. He said another 122 people, of the 160 on board, were either rescued or were able to make it to the shore. Authorities were at a loss to say exactly how many people were on the boat and asked passengers or their loved ones to report to a rescue center hastily set up along the shore.

Nine dead in Colombian tourist boat sinking

Videos on social media have been circulating that show panicking passengers attempting to run up to a higher level on the boat as it sank. Officials have yet to provide details of what caused the accident, with survivors claiming they heard a loud noise before the boat started to sink.

TSA worker caught stealing cash at Florida airport

A TSA officer has been arrested after allegedly stealing a large amount of cash from a passenger's carry-on bag. The Orlando Sentinel reports 22-year-old Alexander Shae Johnson was arrested on Thursday and records say he faces a third-degree felony grand theft charge.

Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice, Washington Post reports

Chatter surfaced earlier this week that the president was considering firing Mueller . "They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story". The request specifically asked for "copies of all records of notes taken by or communications sent from FBI Director James Comey " regarding those interactions.

Conservative Koch Thinks US Senate Healthcare Bill Does Not Dismantle Obamacare Enough

Sen. Dean Heller , R-Nev., said Friday he will not vote for the Senate's Obamacare replacement bill as now written. It is possible if not likely that the CBO score of the Senate draft - due early next week - will significantly improve that number.

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