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Facebook changes mission statement to

Facebook changes mission statement to "bring the world closer together"

Zuckerberg unveiled Facebook's updated objective on Thursday at the social network's first Community Summit , a gathering in Chicago of leaders from 120 different Facebook Groups , Forbes .com reported. "I left impressed by your strength and resilience to build a new life in an unfamiliar place, and you are a powerful reminder of why this country is so great".


Portugal battles to contain fires amid plane crash reports

Portugal battles to contain fires amid plane crash reports

Local media reports that a water-bombing plane fighting the huge wildfire in central Portugal crashed Tuesday have been denied by authorities in charge of operations in the region following a helicopter search. Civil protection officials say they expect the blazes to be under control soon, but warn that soaring temperatures are hampering efforts. Some firefighting resources were being diverted to Gois, about 20 kilometres from Pedrogao Grande, where nearly 800 firefighters and four ...



Russian hackers targeted 21 USA states' vote systems in 2016

Jeh Johnson , who led the Homeland Security Department until the end of the Obama administration, also told a separate panel - the House Intelligence Committee - that the department's warnings at the time went unnoticed due to the emergence of a 2005 tape, in which Trump brags about sexually assaulting women.


Portugal brings 2nd wildfire under control after 64 died

Portugal brings 2nd wildfire under control after 64 died

The main forest fires that have raged in Portugal since the weekend, killing more than 60 people, were brought under control on Thursday, the civil protection agency said , but grief and anger smouldered across the country. The fire in Pedrogao Grande, which ravaged 30,000ha of forests, was doused only late on Wednesday as firefighters contended with searing heat as well as rapidly shifting winds.


Portugal weighs resting Ronaldo for New Zealand game

Portugal weighs resting Ronaldo for New Zealand game

I'm happy we played the football we know that we can play. Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball, during a training session in St. Petersburg, Russia , Friday, June 23, 2017. Eintracht Frankfurt's summer signing Carlos Salcedo faces the prospect of a lengthy spell on the sidelines after picking up an injury while on worldwide duty at the Confederations Cup .



Sketches of White House press briefing released

The president of the White House Correspondents' Association on Friday urged the Trump administration to stop holding off-camera gaggles as a substitute for on-camera press briefings, the group said in a statement Friday. Hennessy's work isn't exclusive to CNN. Instead, Trump lusts for the job of White House communications director, a position that has been open since mid-May, when Michael Dubke resigned.