Fires

Surrounded by officials FIFA President Gianni Infantino seen during his visit to Media centre prior the Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russia, Sunday, June 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
June 18, 2017 - 11:10 am
KAZAN, Russia (AP) — FIFA President Gianni Infantino says it's time to focus on soccer and not worry about the future of the Confederations Cup. Speaking before Portugal faced Mexico in their Group A opener on Sunday in Kazan, Infantino also sent his condolences to the Portuguese people following...
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Surrounded by officials FIFA President Gianni Infantino seen during his visit to Media centre prior the Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russia, Sunday, June 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
June 18, 2017 - 11:07 am
KAZAN, Russia (AP) — FIFA President Gianni Infantino says it's time to focus on soccer and not worry about the future of the Confederations Cup. Speaking before Portugal faced Mexico in their Group A opener on Sunday in Kazan, Infantino also sent his condolences to the Portuguese people following...
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A policeman stands by a covered body on a dirt road outside Pedrogao Grande, central Portugal, Sunday, June 18 2017. Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed more than 50 people, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, in what the prime minister on Sunday called "the biggest tragedy of human life that we have known in years". (AP Photo/Armando Franca),
June 18, 2017 - 10:54 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Latest on the Portugal forest fires (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Greece's prime minister has offered his Portuguese colleague Antonio Costa help in fighting the deadly wildfires in his country. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called Costa on Sunday afternoon to offer his...
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Police investigators stand by a burnt car on the road between Castanheira de Pera and Figueiro dos Vinhos, central Portugal, Sunday, June 18 2017. Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed more than 50 people, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, in what the prime minister on Sunday called "the biggest tragedy of human life that we have known in years." (AP Photo/Armando Franca),
June 18, 2017 - 9:04 am
AVELAR, Portugal (AP) — Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed at least 62 people, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, in what the prime minister on Sunday called "the biggest tragedy" the country has experienced in years. Portugal has declared three days of...
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The remains of Grenfell Tower stand in London, Saturday, June 17, 2017. Police Commander Stuart Cundy said Saturday it will take weeks or longer to recover and identify all the dead in the public housing block that was devastated by a fire early Wednesday. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
June 18, 2017 - 8:57 am
LONDON (AP) — The British government Sunday scrambled to contain political fallout from the London high-rise inferno that has claimed at least 58 lives as officials focused on building materials that may have spread the fire quickly. The cause of Wednesday's blaze is still under investigation, but...
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A poster and flowers are left near Grenfell Tower in London, Saturday, June 17, 2017. Police Commander Stuart Cundy said Saturday it will take weeks or longer to recover and identify all the dead in the public housing block that was devastated by a fire early Wednesday. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
June 18, 2017 - 8:52 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the London high-rise tragedy (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Britain's trade minister says the exterior paneling used on the exterior of the London high-rise, in which dozens were killed in a fire, appears to have violated building rules. Greg Hands told Sky News that "my...
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The remains of Grenfell Tower stand in London, Saturday, June 17, 2017. Police Commander Stuart Cundy said Saturday it will take weeks or longer to recover and identify all the dead in the public housing block that was devastated by a fire early Wednesday. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
June 18, 2017 - 6:56 am
LONDON (AP) — The British government Sunday scrambled to contain political fallout from the London high-rise inferno that has claimed at least 58 lives. The cause of Wednesday's blaze is still under investigation, but anger has mounted in the community amid reports that exterior paneling used in an...
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People take photos of Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn during a visit to the scene of the massive fire in Grenfell Tower, in rear, in London, Thursday, June 15, 2017. A massive fire raced through the 24-story high-rise apartment building in west London early Wednesday. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 18, 2017 - 6:49 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the London high-rise tragedy (all times local): 11:45 a.m. A prominent British Labour Party lawmaker is calling for police and the government to seize all documents relating to the renovation of a London high-rise destroyed by a fire that killed dozens of its residents...
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Firefighters of the Portuguese National Republican Guard work to stop a forest fire from reaching the village of Avelar, central Portugal, at sunrise Sunday, June 18 2017. A number of people have been killed in forest fires in central Portugal, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road Saturday evening. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
June 18, 2017 - 5:59 am
AVELAR, Portugal (AP) — Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed at least 57 people, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, in what the prime minister on Sunday called "the biggest tragedy of human life that we have known in years." Nearly 60 other people were injured...
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The remains of Grenfell Tower stand in London, Saturday, June 17, 2017. Police Commander Stuart Cundy said Saturday it will take weeks or longer to recover and identify all the dead in the public housing block that was devastated by a fire early Wednesday. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
June 18, 2017 - 5:43 am
LONDON (AP) — The British government on Sunday is scrambling to contain political fallout from the London high-rise inferno that has claimed at least 58 lives. Prime Minister Theresa May says more help will be sent to the scene to help survivors cope and find alternative housing now that the 24-...
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