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Hundreds Evacuated From London Towers as Fire Fallout Widens

Hundreds Evacuated From London Towers as Fire Fallout Widens

Camden Council in north London, which announced the evacuation Friday night, was the first local government to take the dramatic step of emptying its buildings so safety upgrades could be made. Some residents said they learned about the evacuation from the television news hours before officials came knocking on doors. "It's unbelievable. I understand that it's for our safety but they can't just ask us to evacuate with such short notice ". Read More

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Glastonbury Festival embraces an unlikely act - UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

The speech was watched by tens of thousands across the festival site. Radiohead performing on the Pyramid Stage, at the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset. Jeremy Corbyn has landed at Glastonbury, and the mood is ecstatic. Former soldier Mr Heappey says this would allow the Opposition leader to fulfil his obligations to the nation's service personnel - and still get to the festival "in time for Katy Perry". Read More

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Scalise Shooter Had List of at Least 6 GOP Lawmakers' Names

Scalise Shooter Had List of at Least 6 GOP Lawmakers' Names

Mo Brooks of Alabama, Jeff Duncan of SC and Trent Franks of Arizona, The Daily Caller reported . Hodgkinson reportedly had a hit list that included the names of several Republican lawmakers. House of Representatives, had a capitol police detail with him at the practice. Scalise, meanwhile, continued to improve, his doctors said. A recent post by Hodgkinson said, "Trump is a Traitor". Read More

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First Official Trailer Released for Chadwick Boseman's 'Marshall'

First Official Trailer Released for Chadwick Boseman's 'Marshall'

The film isn't set for release until the fall (October), making everyone extra ready to see Boseman back on the screen ahead of the Black Panther theater debut, set for early 2018. Hopefully the script from Jacob & Mark Koskoff gave him something good to work with. The trick is that the film focuses on a case early in Marshall's career, before he'd been weighted down with the gravitas of a civil rights icon. Read More

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Women protest Ohio abortion bill in 'Handmaid's Tale' garb

Women protest Ohio abortion bill in 'Handmaid's Tale' garb

At the hearing, state lawmakers said the gruesome abortion method is used in 95 percent of second-trimester abortions in OH, or about 3,000 a year ago, according to one pro-abortion blog. Senate Bill 145 would make it illegal for women in their second trimester to have the dilation and evacuation procedure done. Pro-lifers like Katherine Franklin, director of communications for Ohio Right to Life , claim that protests against abortion bans make light of abortion. Read More

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Jury begins deliberations in Bill Cosby sex assault trial

Andrea Constand says she was drugged and molested. "Drugging somebody and putting them in a position where you can do what you want with them is not romantic". "When you dance outside of marriage you gotta pay the band", McMonagle said. McMonagle acknowledged Camille Cosby's presence while discussing Cosby's infidelities and how it left him open to false accusations and extortion attempts."You're vulnerable", McMonagle said. Read More

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Israel begins work on new West Bank settlement

Israel begins work on new West Bank settlement

At a security conference on Tuesday, Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon spoke of the need for economic cooperation and said he was open to promoting Palestinian development as long as it does not threaten Israeli security. Palestinian officials say the U.S.is preparing for a 12- to 18-month negotiating period. The visit lasted about a half hour, Ynet reported , citing a close friend of the Malka family, Kushner told the family that "the president himself asked him to express ... Read More

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Trump announces new Cuba policy

Trump announces new Cuba policy

Trump also stressed the importance of making sure investments would flow "directly to the people" in an effort to promote private Cuban businesses. This is a direct result of relaxed relations between the two countries. Trump was not especially interested in USA policy on Cuba early on in his campaign. A former Cuban soldier who arrived in the U.S.by boat in 1959, he said that that Trump measures were the right ones to take. Read More

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Hospital: Scalise condition upgraded to 'fair'

Hospital: Scalise condition upgraded to 'fair'

He's now expected to recover. He has undergone several surgeries and remains hospitalized. Scalise was shot in the hip when a gunman opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game. and hopefully run" in the future, Sava said. "So he's doing - he's doing a lot better", said Ryan. "When he arrived, he was in critical condition with an imminent risk of death", Sava said at a briefing on the congressman's condition. Read More

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X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX Seeking DAZZLER

X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX Seeking DAZZLER

Her powers include bringing funk to the party. Ugh. Dazzler made her comics debut in 1980's Uncanny X-Men #130 who used her mutant ability to turn sound into light beams to give her musical performances a lot of visual flair, which, until Alison was outed as a mutant, was all believed to be special effects. Read More

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Cindy weakens but still stirs weather over wide swath

Cindy made landfall early Thursday morning in Cameron Parish in southwest Louisiana . The governor says he's received no reports of widespread flooding damage to homes or businesses and no requests for search and rescue needs. A day earlier off Texas, the U.S. Coast Guard helped the four-member crew of a shrimp trawler limp to shore at Freeport after the crew radioed in distress amid fears of sinking. Read More

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Kim Kardashian Bids $400K For Jackie Kennedy's Gold Cartier Watch

Kim Kardashian Bids $400K For Jackie Kennedy's Gold Cartier Watch

The timepiece was a gift from the former first lady's brother-in-law, Prince Stanislaw "Stas" Radziwell in 1963. Kim Kardashian certainly agrees, because she just went and bought Jackie Kennedy's watch. According to TMZ , Kardashian also purchased the painting, which depicts Stas hiking in Palm Beach in 1963. Despite having promised after her terrifying armed robbery ordeal in Paris last October not to indulge in flashy or ostentatious display, Kardashian plans to wear the watch, sources ... Read More

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McGregor vs Mayweather Set To Officially Fight August 26

McGregor vs Mayweather Set To Officially Fight August 26

Shortly after news broke last night that Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather will fight in Las Vegas on August 26th, UFC president Dana White appeared on ESPN's Sportscenter to discuss the news. Mayweather Promotions will handle the undercard, which likely means boxing matches and no other UFC fights or fighters will be featured. On the call, it was revealed that the fight would be a 12-round affair, taking place at 154 pounds with 10-ounce gloves. Read More

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Gabe Pressman on the beat

Gabe Pressman on the beat

Pressman , a pioneer in NY newscasting, was a senior correspondent at Ch. 4. "Gabe Pressman was a television icon who served our viewers for more than 50 years". Pressman won 11 Emmys, the Edward R. Murrow Award in 1989, a 1984 Peabody Award and a Deadline Club Award in 1983, according to New York Daily News . Read More

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GOP opposition puts Senate health care bill in jeopardy

GOP opposition puts Senate health care bill in jeopardy

That means Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can only lose two Republican votes in order to pass the bill . Four GOP conservatives - Sens. Obama law: Raised taxes on upper-income people and health care companies to finance coverage expansion. Ryan said he would not "armchair quarterback" the Senate process because Senate leaders didn't do that during hard negotiations in the House. Read More

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Rana's 'Nene Raju, Nene Mantri' trailer released

Rana's 'Nene Raju, Nene Mantri' trailer released

But after seeing Rana Daggubati and Kajal Aggarwal in " Nene Raju Nene Mantri ", we bet y'all shall love with their sizzling chemistry as well. When it comes to Rana Daggubati, expect the unexpected! The Baahubali 2 actor while talking about the trailer said, " The trailer will shed more light on Jogendra's attitude, the most talked about aspect of the film ". Read More

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Tech Council Including Apple, Amazon, Google Execs Visits White House Today

In 2015, the USA government made at least 7,000 separate IT investments and some agencies were using systems that had components at least 50 years old. Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly told President Donald Trump Monday that he should consider making computer coding classes mandatory for schools. "The Department of Defense, for example, still uses 8-inch floppy disks on some of its legacy systems". Read More

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Reel on high at Royal Ascot

Reel on high at Royal Ascot

Qemah , a 4-year-old filly by Danehill Dancer, is owned by Al Shaqab Racing and trained by Jean-Claude Rouget. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge joined the Queen and Prince Philip for the first day of Royal Ascot on Tuesday. As they came together in the final furlong, Spirit of Valor appeared to be home free until Le Brivido found another gear. Through a combination of pounds, euros, US, Hong Kong and Aussie dollars as well as dirhams, the well-travelled five-year-old was ... Read More

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Juror: Cosby panel was concerned about 'politics' of case

Juror: Cosby panel was concerned about 'politics' of case

A juror told ABC News that while 10 of the jurors agreed that Cosby was guilty on at least two of the three counts, two jurors wouldn't budge, leaving the guilty vote at 10-2 on counts one and three. After 30 hours of deliberations, the jury told the judge that they were deadlocked , but ultimately pressed on for an additional 22 hours before giving up hope of an unanimous resolution. Read More

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Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

A source familiar with the condition told NBC on Friday that the Louisiana Republican remains in fair condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center . Matt Mika, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods, was also shot. Authorities later said that Hodgkinson had kept a storage locker filled with more than 200 rounds of ammunition at the YMCA near the baseball field. Read More

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Highland Reel stalks, pounces in Prince of Wales's

O'Brien was effusive in his praise of the victor. "He has passed every test that you would want a thoroughbred to go through". Going home without a victor on day one of the Royal meeting was nearly unheard of for trainer Aidan O'Brien, but he has in the five-year-old a horse he can call upon to strike when it matters most, and he did so for a landmark success for the master of Ballydoyle. Read More

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Gorilla break dances in pool at Dallas Zoo

Gorilla break dances in pool at Dallas Zoo

And, of course a clever interwebber has already added music to the video - with the flawless match-up being " Maniac " from the movie. The video is reminiscent of the 80s iconic Flashdance "Maniac" song. Once a Calgary Zoo resident in 2011 when one of his videos went viral, Zola's 15 minutes of fame aren't up. Zola's keepers said the popular primate loves the water and that the exercise provides him with physical and mental stimulation. Read More

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