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NODEIRINHO, Portugal (AP) — Survivors emerged Monday with stories of leaping into water tanks and other dramatic escapes from the forest fires scorching central Portugal, and authorities came under mounting criticism for not doing more to prevent Portugal's deadliest natural disaster in decades.
Since the infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was extradited to the United States, a war has broken out for control of his Sinaloa cartel, leaving a growing trail of bodies. At least three sides have been fighting each other for control of the multi-billion-dollar drug trafficking operation, experts say. Show More Summary
BEIRUT (AP) — Russia on Monday threatened aircraft from the U.S.-led coalition in Syrian-controlled airspace and suspended a hotline intended to avoid collisions in retaliation for the U.S. military shooting down a Syrian warplane.
The cause of death remains undetermined.
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a teenage girl after she and her friends left a mosque in northern Virginia (all times local):
A 17-year-old Muslim girl was assaulted, abducted and killed as she was travelling home in Virginia on Sunday, after attending her local mosque. The girl, named locally as Nabra Hassanen of Reston, had been attending the All Dulles Area...Show More Summary
Britain's Brexit minister David Davis said the country wanted to strike "a deal like no other in history" as formal talks on quitting the EU were set to begin in Brussels on Monday. Davis is to meet Michel Barnier, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, to kick off hugely complex withdrawal negotiations that are expected to conclude within two years. Show More Summary
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the diplomatic crisis between Gulf nations and Qatar (all times local):
Coconut oil is an all-natural wonder: It's skin moisturizer, hair conditioner, coffee creamer, butter substitute, and delicious on toast. But it's not a magical health food, a group of doctors said. The oil is 82 percent saturated...Show More Summary
Suspected jihadists crying "Allahu Akbar" stormed a tourist resort popular with foreigners on the edge of the Malian capital Bamako on Sunday, briefly seizing more than 30 hostages and leaving at least two people dead. The assault on...Show More Summary
The USS Fitzgerald, a 505-foot destroyer, collided with a Philippine container vessel early Saturday morning local time, the U.S. 7th Fleet said. The incident occurred about 56 nautical miles off Yokosuka, Japan.
Two years of Obama’s engagement did more to pry Cuba out of its shell than anything else. Engagement worked exactly because the Castro dictatorship gives no one their rights.
TOKYO (AP) — Seven crew members are missing and one injured after a U.S. Navy destroyer collided early Saturday morning with a merchant ship off the coast of Japan, the country's coast guard reported.
Updated on June 17, 2017 at 7:51 p.m. ET The catastrophe wasn’t what it seemed. It was an inside job, people whispered. Rome didn’t have to burn to the ground.
President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he was "canceling" his predecessor's move to ease sanctions on Cuba, but in practice there will be few immediate changes. Trump has ordered the Treasury and Commerce Departments to begin a policy review within 30 days to design new regulations, but that process could take several months. Show More Summary
Donald Trump has said that the “theft of American prosperity has come to a screeching halt” in a speech about improving US infrastructure. The President was speaking in Cincinnati, Ohio on improving America’s roads, bridges, and water infrastructure and how the US is “spending money all over the world except here”. Show More Summary
MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — A swarm of earthquakes in the northwestern part of Yellowstone National Park this week continued into Friday and was punctuated with a magnitude 4.4 quake Thursday evening.
The aircraft industry descends on Paris Monday for the world's biggest airshow, a prime battleground for bitter rivals Boeing and Airbus, but also a chance for new kids on the block to snap at the heels of the two giants. Single-aisle...Show More Summary
Amazon will acquire upscale US grocer Whole Foods Market, known for its pricey organic options, for $13.7 billion, the companies announced Friday, in a deal that underscores the online retailer's growing influence. Under the all-cash deal, Amazon will acquire the Texas-based champion of organic and specialty food for $42 a share. Show More Summary
President Trump has named Lynne Patton, senior adviser during his presidential campaign and former vice president of the Eric Trump Foundation, as the head of federal housing programs in New York.