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LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Firefighters in Portugal have brought a huge wildfire under control after the blaze raged for four days and injured 39 people.

Civil Protection Agency commander Luis Belo Costa said around 1,000 firefighters were keeping watch...Read more

LONDON (AP) — Here are five things you may not know about Boris Johnson, who is set to become Britain's next prime minister on Wednesday:

HE HASN'T ALWAYS BEEN SO CONFIDENT

While Johnson is known for his booming voice, boisterous...Read more

America in the summer of 1919 ran red with blood from racial violence, and yet today, 100 years later, not many people know it even happened.

It flowed in small towns like Elaine, Arkansas, in medium-size places such as Annapolis, Maryland, and Syracuse...Read more

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The percentage of female students nominated by members of Congress for admission to U.S. service academies has been rising, but men are still put forward nearly three times as often as women, according to an analysis released Tuesday....Read more

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities say four children have died in a fire at a tent camp in the country's Far East.

The cause of the fire that broke out in the camp early Tuesday has not been determined. Russian media reported that the tents, located in a...Read more

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets rose Tuesday on optimism over the potential re-opening of U.S.-China trade talks and despite heightened Middle East tensions.

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin suggested last week that trade envoys might meet in...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the debt and budget agreement between the White House and Congress (all times local):

6:35 p.m.

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is promising the Senate will vote on the budget deal agreed to by...Read more

LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson aspires to be a modern-day Winston Churchill. Critics fear he's a British Donald Trump.

Johnson won the contest to lead the governing Conservative Party on Tuesday, and is set to become Britain's prime minister on Wednesday...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and congressional leaders have announced a critical debt and budget agreement that's an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid political and economic tumult over the possibility of a government shutdown...Read more

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker Daimler says its Chinese partner BAIC Group has taken a 5% equity stake, a move Daimler said reinforces the cooperation between the two companies.

Daimler, maker of Mercedes-Benz cars, said Tuesday that BAIC acquired...Read more

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