It said seven other wildfires are being brought under control and 19 are nearly out. Wildfires are raging in parts of central and southern Europe, with thousands of firefighters tackling blazes in five countries. Tiny Montenegro joined North Atlantic Treaty Organisation earlier this year, defying Russia and pro-Russian opposition at home. In Montenegro , the interior minister said firefighters were battling to gain control over several fires threatening coastal towns.
The U.S. dollar sank to a 10-month low against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday, as the collapse of President Donald Trump's latest healthcare bill eroded confidence in his ability to legislate to boost growth. Trump is at Nixonian levels of unpopularity, but what took Nixon a term and six months to accomplish, Trump has done in half of a year. "Six months in office and with no major legislation signed into law, it seems that the "The Art of the Deal" hasn't worked so far in ...
Israel reopened the compound known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as the Temple Mount after Israel imposed new security measures, including metal detectors at the entrance gates and additional security cameras. Israeli forces shoot fishermen off Gaza: Meanwhile, Israeli naval forces opened fire on several Palestinian fishermen south of the besieged Gaza Strip on Sunday night.
Located in Mariposa County, the Detwiler fire has spread to 7,100 acres so far. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says the fire, burning near Lake McClure, a reservoir about 50 miles (80 kilometers) east of Modesto, has scorched 11 square miles (28 square kilometers).
Washington , Jul 18 US President Donald Trump suffered a major setback when his goal to repeal and replace the Obamacare - or the affordable healthcare of his predecessor - failed to get through the senate . Activists plan to take advantage of the delay and pressure Republican who have expressed concerns about aspects of the bill, including Medicaid cuts and a rollback of its expansion.
Prison and health experts have said that treatment will likely include a lie-detector test to determine how many times Hastert sexually abused kids and for how long. Tribune reporters spent several months contacting scores of former wrestlers and students, filing two dozen open-records requests in an effort to undercover the truth.