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3,000 pressed into battle against raging Portugal wildfires

Aug 16, 2017

3,000 pressed into battle against raging Portugal wildfires

Around 3,000 firefighters in Portugal were struggling to put out more than 150 wildfires raging across the country Tuesday, as persistent hot and dry weather stoked the flames, officials said. In one case, around 800 firefighters supported by air units were needed to finally bring ...

Ukraine rocket-maker denies leaking know-how to North Korea

Aug 15, 2017

Ukraine rocket-maker denies leaking know-how to North Korea

The head of Ukraine's top rocket-making company on Tuesday rejected claims that its technologies might have been shipped to North Korea, helping the pariah nation achieve a quantum leap in its missile program. KB Yuzhnoye chief Alexander Degtyarev voiced confidence that employees haven't been leaking ...

Oops? Trump retweets critic saying 'he's a fascist'

/ Aug 15, 2017

Oops? Trump retweets critic saying 'he's a fascist'

U.S. President Donald Trump appears to have mistakenly retweeted a message from one of his critics saying "he's a fascist." Trump deleted his retweet Tuesday after about five minutes, but not before the message sent to his 35 million followers racked up a big response. Trump ...