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Global Media Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires
Author: 0 Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires

More than 350 soldiers have joined the 700 firefighters who have been struggling to put out the flames since Saturday. Distressing footage broadcast on Portuguese TV yesterday showed a woman being led away by her house, visibly upset and being given water to drink to save her from collapsing as she cried out, "My house, my house" against a backdrop of thick smoke and flames.

Global Media Taliban storm Afghan police compound; 1 police dead
Author: 0 Taliban storm Afghan police compound; 1 police dead

Earlier this month, the Taliban claimed responsibility for killing three U.S. soldiers in eastern Afghanistan . "Around 6:20 this morning a martyr attack was conducted by our mujahhidin against a special forces base in Gardez, Paktiya", he wrote, reporting often as a far greater balance than officials, of a "hundred Of the dead and wounded among the police ".

Global Media Clashes mar Eid in Kashmir
Author: 0 Clashes mar Eid in Kashmir

After the situation became out of control, the deceased in his own defence open fire through his service pistol on the mob, in which three people got injured. Last week India deployed about 2,000 extra troops in southern Kashmir, according to English language newspaper Greater Kashmir . Fighters of UJC umbrella - estimated to be not more than 300 with an enormous residents' support - are fighting an asymmetric warfare against over half a million Indian soldiers to gain independence or unify ...

Global Media Holland & Barrett bought for £1.8billion by Russian billionaire's investment fund
Author: 0 Holland & Barrett bought for £1.8billion by Russian billionaire's investment fund

Holland & Barrett is Europe's largest health food chain, says The Guardian , with 4,200 staff, 1,150 retail locations and annual revenue previous year of £610m. "New products launched through our ethical sourcing programme have also been a key growth driver". Natura Cosmeticos SA this month started exclusive talks to acquire British cosmetics seller Body Shop from L'Oreal SA for 1 billion euros (US$1.1 billion).

Global Media US mayors OK plan to use only renewable energy
Author: 0 US mayors OK plan to use only renewable energy

With talk of an impending infrastructure bill out of Washington - Barnett says the group of mayors have spent time discussing that pressing issue. They say it would shift many health care costs now paid by the federal government to local communities.

Author: 0 Seventh Circuit Court affirms lower court decision to overturn Dassey's conviction

Making a Murderer investigated the killing of Ms Halbach, whose charred remains were found at Avery's vehicle salvage yard a week after she went there to photograph a minivan for sale, and the subsequent court cases. Their cases gained national attention in 2015 after Netflix aired Making a Murderer a multi-part documentary looking at Halbach's death, the ensuing investigation and trials.

Global Media Democrats beat Republicans on ballfield, raise $1M for charity
Author: 0 Democrats beat Republicans on ballfield, raise $1M for charity

Trump began the morning by calling those leading the Justice Department's Russian Federation election meddling probe "very bad and conflicted people", then contended the shooting that also injured several Capitol Police officers, a lobbyist and a congressional aide has "brought some unity to this divided country".

Global Media Hedge fund star Dan Loeb bets $3.5 billion on Nestle
Author: 0 Hedge fund star Dan Loeb bets $3.5 billion on Nestle

Founded in 1995 by Loeb, Third Point in April said it took a stake in Honeywell International Inc. and called for the industrial manufacturer to spin off its aerospace business. "Previous management was not too open to listen to critics", he said. It appears that Loeb is not calling for an outright sale of the company, but sees areas where Nestle can make improvements to overall operations to increase shareholder value.

Global Media Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court
Author: 0 Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court

Even if they did not care for the person in front of them, justices must refrain from public comments that could bring into question their propriety. Kennedy has been tight-lipped on retirement rumors. Wade could be overturned if Trump appoints another conservative justice (which is ridiculous, because legal experts say abortion will never be outlawed again in the United States).

Global Media Led coalition downs Iran-made drone in Syria
Author: 0 Led coalition downs Iran-made drone in Syria

The U.S. said it had downed the Syrian jet a day earlier after it dropped bombs near the U.S. -backed Syrian Democratic Forces conducting operations against the Islamic State group, adding that was something it would not tolerate. This was underscored by reports on Tuesday that an armed Russian fighter jet buzzed within five feet of a US Air Force reconnaissance plane in the Baltic Sea, which happened after US planes shot down a Syrian air force jet on Sunday.

Author: 0 Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73

Three others were killed in Parachinar hours later when security officers opened fire to disperse demonstrators who gathered to condemn the attacks and demand authorities provide better security. In January this year, 25 people were killed and 87 others suffered injuries when a bomb went off during peak business hours at a crowded vegetable market in the city.

Global Media North Korea freed, sentenced to prison, American student
Author: 0 North Korea freed, sentenced to prison, American student

This morning came word suddenly that the United States had secured his release , but under apparently desperate circumstances. "We want the world to know how we and our son have been brutalized and terrorized by the pariah regime" in North Korea , Warmbier's parents said.

Author: 0 ADL urges hate crime probe in slaying of US Muslim teen

The father of the 17-year-old Muslim girl who was murdered on her way home from a meal with friends said he "100%" believes she was targeted because of her religion. Patrol officers canvassed the area searching for Hassanen and her assailant. Torres was arrested and charged with murder. He is being held without bond.

Author: 0 Talks to prop up May's government continue with DUP

The Sinn Fein President said his team "told her very directly that she was in breach of the Good Friday agreement ". Theresa May will depend on the unionist party to support her government after her party lost their majority in last week's election.

Global Media Attorneys General In DC, Maryland Sue Trump For Violating Emoluments Clause
Author: 0 Attorneys General In DC, Maryland Sue Trump For Violating Emoluments Clause

The lawsuit , the first of its kind brought by government entities , was launched by Washington D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine and his Maryland counterpart Brian Frosh . The challenge "represents an important new front in the emoluments war", according to Norman Eisen, head of the non-profit Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) that also filed a similar suit in NY on behalf of private plaintiffs.

Global Media Saudi king names son his heir in place of nephew
Author: 0 Saudi king names son his heir in place of nephew

Unsafe regional conflicts are also a challenge, as Saudi Arabia and Iran compete for dominance in countries like Yemen, Saudi's southern neighbor, which has been devastated by a Saudi-led air campaign to quell an uprising that the Saudis say is backed by Iran .

Author: 0 European Union nationals in United Kingdom to apply for special ID card

The British government says Irish citizens residing in the United Kingdom will not need to apply for " settled status " to protect their entitlements after Brexit. Since new rules were introduced in 2012, the United Kingdom partner - a British citizen or recognized refugee - must have a minimum annual income of at least £18,600 (around $23,000) for their spouse to live with them, if the spouse comes from outside the European Economic Area.

Global Media Turkey troops arrive in Qatar for long-planned drills, reports Al Jazeera
Author: 0 Turkey troops arrive in Qatar for long-planned drills, reports Al Jazeera

Earlier on June 8, a group of Arab and Turkish activists who are part of "Group of Friends of Qatar" organized an event under the theme "Qatar is not alone". "Turkey's openly pro-Qatar policy stems from its deep economic, political and military engagement which has been built up over the years", Ilhan Uzgel, a senior Turkish analyst of worldwide relations, told Xinhua.