Jun 19 2017
Majority were inside their vehicles when they tried to flee the Pedrógão Grande area, 30 miles south-east of Coimbra, but were caught in the blaze. He said there was no information on the other two deaths.
The Iberian peninsula is sweltering under a severe heatwave, with temperatures exceeding 40C (104F) in several regions.
Three days of national mourning have been declared.
Around 1,600 firefighters have been desperately battling wildfires that broke out in central Portugal early Sunday morning.
Schools in the area were closed until further notice and outdoor fires were banned, authorities announced Sunday.
Theresa May pledges £5M for Grenfell Tower victims
The residential tower was built in 1974 and had been extensively refurbished in works that were completed previous year . Very early in the morning on Wednesday, a fire erupted in high rise apartment building Grenfell Tower in West London .
Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license
Thursday's move isn't the only one in OR granting rights to transgender people with regard to identification documents. Since Shupe's petition was granted, judges in two OR counties have granted similar petitions to transgender people.
Why Diego Costa will be missed at Chelsea
Details of the message sent by Chelsea manager Antonio Conte that caused striker Diego Costa to announce he was not wanted by the club have been revealed.
Pope Francis began his Angelus prayer by invoking the tragedy.
The prime minister said the emergency services acted as fast as they could but acknowledged that some of the efforts like alerting the population might have been hindered because the blaze had ruined phone lines and communications towers.
Portugal's team is in Russian Federation, where it is set to start the Confederations Cup later on Sunday against Mexico.
"All will be done to assist the authorities and people of Portugal at this time of need", European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid Christos Stylianides said in a statement. France was also sending three aircraft, said the report. Mariano Rajoy tweeted that he is "overwhelmed by the tragedy at Pedrogao Grande".
President Marcelo Rebelo went to the Leiria region to meet families of the victims, saying he was "sharing their pain in the name of all the Portuguese people".
A horrific forest fire in Portugal has killed 57 people, officials say.
As reported by The New York Post, Isabel Brandao, a resident in the area, said she feared for her life when she saw the fire coming. "If it had rained, this would not happen". "But I've never seen anything like this". "I don't want to talk yet about the cause of the fire because we are facing the greatest tragedy of human lives". According to an initial analysis by the Judicial Police, the fire was caused by a dry thunderstorm, Gomes said.
Jun 18 2017
UK's Hammond says economy should be priority in Brexit talks
Mr Hammond's remarks will be seen as a bid to soften the terms of Britain's exit, 72 hours before formal talks begin on Monday. A spokesman for his Department for Exiting the European Union said Britain had been "crystal clear" about its approach.
Jun 17 2017
Kamala Harris, California Senator and Woman of Color, Makes Jeff Sessions 'Nervous'
After asserting that investigation was fairly far out in the weeds, Cotton posed his first question to Sessions . Senate Intelligence Committee member Sen . "Senators will allow the chair to control the hearing", Burr replied.
Jun 16 2017
Paddy Barnes: I'd love to see Conor McGregor knock out Floyd Mayweather
Mayweather will come off a two-year retirement in a bout that McGregor has been pushing for almost that long. Honestly, did you expect anything less from Sheri's Ranch for an event being tabbed "The Money Fight? ".
Jun 15 2017
US oil production seen thwarting OPEC effort to boost prices
West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell almost 4 percent, plunging to a five-week low below $45 a barrel, following the report. Saudi inventories rose to 267.854 million barrels in March from 264.704 million in February, according to official data.
Jun 14 2017
Verizon Takes Over Yahoo To Complete $4.5 Billion Deal
Since she took control in 2012, the company did more than triple its stock price, and Mayer noted that in her goodbye post. This is likely due to the number of hacks that were made public after Verizon announced the acquisition previous year .
Jun 14 2017
Democrats seek distance from impeachment call
It's only 143 days into Donald Trump's presidency, and articles of impeachment have been drafted . Brad Sherman to being the process for impeachment, according to a Democratic source in the room.
Jun 14 2017
Bus Crash Kills Cyclist in First Citi Bike Fatality
Police say Hanegby fell off the bicycle and under the bus' rear tires, and was pronounced dead a short time later at the hospital. Those bikes have been used to make over 43 million trips through city streets.
Jun 14 2017
RESULTS: Virginia June 13 Gubernatorial Primary
Northam, a low-key pediatric neurologist, won running as a pragmatist with state's Democratic establishment's firm support. One of the most common critiques Gillespie has received has been his unwillingness to run on a Trump-friendly platform.
Jun 13 2017
Top aides to Theresa May resign after disastrous election results
May has said she intends to stay as prime minister despite failing to win a Conservative majority in the election. And yet government insiders said the two presided over a " toxic and bullying" environment at Downing Street.
Jun 13 2017
Ex-NBA star Rodman set to arrive in N. Korea
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman is reportedly on his way to visit North Korea and is expected to land in the country on Tuesday. In February 2013, when North Korea conducted its third nuclear test, Kim Jong Un invited Rodman to watch a basketball game.
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