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Italy asked European states on Sunday to send firefighting aircraft to help tame fires that have swept across parts of the island of Sardinia, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of people. Italy's Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Facebook the country's civil protection authority had issued the request and said he was grateful for help that was already being sent. "Two (aircraft) are on their way from France, which I officially thank," Di Maio said.
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Los Santos Tuners, the latest Grand Theft Auto Online update, was released earlier this week and it added a bunch of new cars and races into the game. But the update isn’t just about cool cars, fast races and car meets. The new update also added some fun Easter eggs, including a very strong NPC who looks a lot like a certain killer robot from a popular action movie...
Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho, architect of the so-called Carnation Revolution that ended more than four decades of dictatorship in Portugal, died Sunday aged 84, the April Captains group announced.
Rivera's ex-husband tells her that the 5-year-old "misses you but knows he’ll see you again."
"Game of Thrones" alum Jacob Anderson has joined the cast of "Doctor Who" Season 13 in the role of Vinder, the actor revealed during the BBC America show's Comic-Con@Home panel Sunday. The addition of Anderson, who played Grey Worm on "GoT" to the cast follows the exits of series regulars Bradley Walsh and Tosin Cole after the Jodie Whittaker-led show's holiday special at the beginning of the year. As previously announced, John Bishop has also joined the cast for Season 13 in the role of Dan. Mo
New M. Night Shyamalan horror-thriller "Old" aged to perfection at the top of the North American box office in its debut weekend, taking in an estimated $16.5 million, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday.
In a post on Sunday, Planet Fun said the collapse of its in Carrickfergus was not due to mechanical defect but had been caused by misuse of equipment by several teenagers.
US swimmer Caeleb Dressel opens his bid for a Michael Phelps-style medal haul at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday, as judo's Shohei Ono will try to keep the golds rolling in for Japan.
Watson and the Texans spent months aware that the NFL could remove him from the field until his legal issues were resolved. The league ultimately has declined to do that, putting Watson into a position where he can start applying more pressure to his football future.
A club of former Lebanese prime ministers said on Sunday they endorsed the choice of another former premier, Najib Mekati, to form a new government in yet another attempt to bring Lebanon's political deadlock to an end. Among Mikati's endorsers was veteran politician Saad al-Hariri, who abandoned his effort to form a new government last week after nearly 10 months of failing to agree its makeup with President Michel Aoun. Aoun is due to meet parliamentary blocs on Monday for consultations on nominating a new prime minister.
Joe Burrow, the No. 1 pick in the 2020 draft, suffered a significant knee injury last November,
Britney Spears, 39, posted a set of revealing topless photos on Instagram as she battles for control against her conservatorship.
The Belfast Trust, which runs hospitals in the Northern Irish capital, called on nurses to work later on Sunday and overnight to help ease "extreme pressure" at two hospitals because of an increasing number of COVID-19 patients. The number of new cases is still high across the United Kingdom, fuelled in part by a highly transmissible new variant and a relaxation in restrictions imposed to try to stop the spread of the coronavirus. On Twitter, the Belfast Trust said: "We are under extreme pressure in the RVH & Mater (two hospitals in Belfast) as we care for an increasing number of Covid19+ patients, alongside emergency admissions."
The town of Dinant in Belgium woke up to a big cleanup job on Sunday (July 25),after the heaviest floods in decades on Saturday (July 24) turned streets into torrential streams that washed away cars and pavements.No one was killed, but authorities predict the cost of the damage will be "significant."Local resident Pierre Colaeu described the deluge."In less than 20 minutes, the water rushed down from here, above, then it gradually grew larger. It became a torrent which took all the cars away gradually, and everything was piled up there in the back. Then it went into the garages. So everything has to be rebuilt."The flash flood followed a two-hour thunderstorm, which left streets strewn with rubble, wrecked cars, and thick mud.Dinant was spared the deadly floods 10 days ago that killed 37 people in southeast Belgium and many more in Germany, but the violence of Saturday's storm surprised many.
Australian Minjee Lee couldn't hide her delight after coming from seven shots behind to beat South Korea's Lee6 Jeongeun in a play-off at the Evian Championship to join the exclusive club of major winners.
The wait is nearly over: LeVar Burton begins his stint as a “Jeopardy!” guest host on Monday, July 26. Following a passionate social media campaign led by fans, the “Reading Rainbow” and “Star Trek” star was announced as part of the show’s final lineup of guest hosts in April. “Jeopardy!” has utilized a slew of […]
China's TAL Education Group said on Sunday that its operations and business prospects could take a hit as a result of Beijing barring for-profit tutoring in core school subjects to ease financial pressures on families. News of the rule changes on Friday sent shockwaves through China's $120 billion private tutoring sector and triggered a massive sell-off in the shares of companies including TAL and Gaotu Techedu. Under the new rules, all institutions offering tutoring on the school curriculum will be registered as non-profit organisations, and no new licences will be granted, according to an official document.