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London firefighters search for more building inferno victims

The apartment tower is so huge there is still no exact count of the missing. Thirty-seven people are still receiving treatment in hospitals across London , with 17 still in a critical condition. May said the inquiry was needed to ensure "this awful tragedy is properly investigated ". Among the missing are a six-month-old baby girl and her parents and an Italian couple. Read More

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Jeff Sessions says he will discuss Comey with US Senate panel

Jeff Sessions says he will discuss Comey with US Senate panel

Shelby is chairman of the Senate committee Sessions originally was scheduled to testify in front of on Tuesday on matters pertaining to the Department of Justice budget. "I assume that this [hearing] will be public", Republican Senator James Lankford of Oklahoma said on CBS' Face the Nation program. Comey alleges that Trump then privately asked him to drop a probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation. Read More

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Turkish opposition party begins 265-mile 'march for justice'

Turkish opposition party begins 265-mile 'march for justice'

An Istanbul court sentenced a lawmaker from Turkey's biggest opposition party to 25 years in jail for revealing state secrets, prompting renewed accusations that the government is stepping up attempts to silence dissent. A dozen lawmakers from the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) - the third largest party in parliament - have been arrested under the state of emergency put in place after the aborted putsch. Read More

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Escaped Inmates Are 'Dangerous Beyond Description'

The sheriff said there was no reason to believe the two have split up and gone their separate ways. A $115,000 reward is now being offered for information as to the whereabouts of Ricky Dubose and Donnie Russell Rowe . He has crowns inked above his eyebrows, a star below his right ear and graffiti-style letters all across his neck. Sills said Dubose also has "ghost" tattooed on his right forefinger and "face" on his right pinky finger - signs of membership in the Ghost Face Gangsters. Read More

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Turkey says US decision to issue arrest warrants 'wrong', 'lacks legal basis'

Arrest warrants have been issued for the security officials, police said . But Mehmet Yuksel, who arrived immediately after the incident and knows nearly all of the dozen or so demonstrators, said they weren't connected with the PKK. However, the city's police chief said investigators had insufficient evidence to charge Erdogan in what he characterized as a "pretty brutal" attack. Read More

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Game on: Tragedy won't stop annual baseball game

Game on: Tragedy won't stop annual baseball game

It's seen as a win-win: Proceeds go to charity, and lawmakers engage their competitive spirit while demonstrating their hometown pride before a crowd that regularly hits about 10,000. -In 1958, House Speaker Sam Rayburn, for whom there's now a congressional building named, ended the game. The article stated that the Republican team was gathered for one final practice before the gunman opened fire. Read More

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Britain-EU Brexit talks to start Monday as planned

Britain-EU Brexit talks to start Monday as planned

The announcement followed speculation that talks may have to be delayed because of the inconclusive outcome of last week's General Election, which has already forced the State Opening of Parliament to be put back from June 19 to 21. As May attempts to cobble together a majority, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier warned that time was passing in an interview on Tuesday. Read More

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Grenfell Tower fire disaster: First victim identified as Syrian refugee Mohammad Alhajali

He was also a Syrian refugee, who had escaped to Britain just three years ago. Grenfell Tower , which is located in the Lancaster West Estate in West London , was home to 600 people. "There are no words", Abdulaziz al-Mashi, a friend of the family, told the Telegraph . Alhajali was with his older brother, Omar, in the flat but lost each other on the way out, said the Syria Solidarity Campaign. Read More

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UK government delays Queen's Speech

The original date for the Queen's speech was also supposed to be the day Brexit negotiations were due to begin in Brussels. But the source confirmed there was no need for a deal on a so-called "confidence and supply" arrangement to be sealed in order to press ahead with the speech, and said Mrs May wanted the government to "get on with its business". Read More

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Pakistani Antigraft Investigators To Question Sharif On June 15

Pakistani Antigraft Investigators To Question Sharif On June 15

This decision has been taken despite the fact that already his two sons Hussain Nawaz and Hassan Nawaz have appeared before the JIT a number of times and grilled and questioned for fours together on each appearance. Ahead of his deposition before the JIT, Sharif consulted with his close aides and family members in the morning. Hundreds of workers from Sharif's party had appeared outside the building to support him, chanting slogans, and holding banners in his favour. Read More

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MP govt transfers three police officials out of Mandsaur

MP govt transfers three police officials out of Mandsaur

Pictures of six farmers - five of them killed in police firing - were also put up on the stage. "On November 8 when the Prime Minister made his statement withdrawing all Rs 1000 and Rs 500 currency notes, the agrarian sector was preparing to sow for Rabi crops and it was also wedding season", he said addressing the gathering of farmers and Congress party workers. Read More

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Trump being probed for possible obstruction of justice

The special counsel appointed to investigate Russian influence in the 2016 presidential campaign is now examining whether President Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice, it has been reported. The White House has been directing all questions related to this to Mr. Trump's personal attorney Marc Kasowitz . Coats told associates that Trump had asked him if he could intervene with Comey to get the bureau to back off its focus on former national security adviser Michael Flynn in its ... Read More

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Trump attacks obstruction of justice probe by former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Mueller

In a tweet early Thursday, Trump said: "They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story". The White House referred questions to Trump's personal attorney, Marc Kasowitz. A spokesman for Trump's personal lawyer Marc Kasowitz responded to the report by saying "the Federal Bureau of Investigation leak of information regarding the President is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal". Read More

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Trump supporters turn on special counsel Mueller

The startling assertion comes as some of Mr. Trump's conservative allies, who initially praised Mr. Mueller's selection as special counsel, have begun trying to attack his credibility. Rosenstein to rescind department regulations protecting a special counsel from being fired for no good reason, and then to fire Mr. Mueller. Conservative commentator Ann Coulter offered a similar message, tweeting, "Now that we know TRUMP IS NOT UNDER INVESTIGATION, Sessions should take it back & fire Mueller". Read More

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President Trump now under investigation for possible obstruction of justice, WAPO reports

After a day of speculation, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said, "While the president has the right to, he has no intention to do so". Marc Kasowitz , the president's personal counsel, denounced this latest leak, which appears to emanate from the Senate Intelligence Committee. "The FBI leak of information regarding the President is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal", the statement read . Read More

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Trump blasts report on possible obstruction of justice probe

Grassley on Tuesday stopped short of ruling out establishing a congressional investigation into the question of whether Trump obstructed justice. "Nice", the president wrote around 7 a.m. The intelligence chiefs declined to discuss their private conversations with Trump during a Senate panel hearing on June 7. The scope of the investigation had previously been limited to determining whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation to meddle in last year's election. Read More

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UK Parliament opening date set, suggesting Tory deal reached

UK Parliament opening date set, suggesting Tory deal reached

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after a meeting with the Leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) Arlene Foster at 10 Downing Street after the general election in London , Tuesday, June 13, 2017. "The risk is that Northern Ireland continues to fail to find solutions, and potentially the peace process unwinds", he told AFP . "An agreement to restore devolved power-sharing government in Stormont must be reached by the June 29 deadline", said Britain's ... Read More

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Watch Facebook Live video by woman trapped in Grenfell Tower, London

However, she had left her apartment, entering another on the 23rd floor with her two young children, aged three and five, when the blaze which overpowered the whole building began. "The whole building is on fire and we are stuck on the upper floors". How are we going to get out?' Suhair Sharif, who rushed to the scene following the blaze , told MailOnline : "Rania lived with her husband and children on the 24th floor". Read More

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Ex-North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier has severe brain damage, doctors say

They say he doesn't show any consistent response to stimulation, shows no sign of understanding language, responding to commands or awareness of his environment. The State Department is continuing to discuss the situation of three other detained Americans with North Korea, Mr Tillerson said. Blue-and-white ribbons in the school's colors were tied around trees and utility poles all the way along the city's main road in a show of support. Read More

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Palestine FM slams Israel premier for 'hindering peace'

Palestine FM slams Israel premier for 'hindering peace'

The Israeli air force won the war in its first hour by bombing Egypt's war planes and military airfields at 8 o'clock on the morning of June 5, 1967, and proceeding to wipe out the air forces of Jordan and Syria. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for achieving a negotiated two-state solution to resolve the conflict between Israel and Palestine. Read More

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Tony Award Winner Tells Young People to Be Themselves

Tony Award Winner Tells Young People to Be Themselves

Oslo , a whip-smart and unexpectedly riveting drama illuminating the largely unknown backstory behind the 1993 Middle East peace accords, won the award for Best Play in a competitive year. And best director of a musical went to Christopher Ashley of " Come From Away ", the crowd-pleasing show about the people of Gander, Newfoundland, who sheltered thousands of stranded airline passengers on September 11. Read More

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ACLU sues to stop deportation of arrested Iraqi nationals

ACLU sues to stop deportation of arrested Iraqi nationals

Advocates have contended that numerous Chaldeans detained by ICE have already served their sentences for minor crimes years ago and that they could be persecuted if they are deported back to Iraq. The 114 detainees were among 199 Iraqi nationals arrested nationwide following an agreement by the USA and Iraq earlier this year for Iraq to accept "a number" of nationals slated for removal, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials say in a news release. Read More

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Conservative Serbia to get first openly gay prime minister

Conservative Serbia to get first openly gay prime minister

She is not a member of Vucic's ruling populist Serbian Progressive Party but is considered loyal to him. What happens next?Brnabic's government needs formal approval by Serbia's parliament next week. "Even in some western countries it would be big news and a positive signal if a gay or lesbian person became prime minister or minister. Belgrade's high-profile Pride parade has been suspended in the past over "security concerns" and now takes place under heavy police guard, amid protests by ... Read More

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London fire death toll at 17; 'miracle' if anymore survivors

London fire death toll at 17; 'miracle' if anymore survivors

Labour MP Emma Dent Coad has speculated that recent renovation works may have contributed to the fatal fire at Grenfell Tower in west London , as prime minister Theresa May announces a public inquiry. "They went into that building, time after time, to rescue the people that we knew were in there, there was never any hesitation". There's been an outpouring of support for victims of a massive high-rise fire in London that killed at least 17 people . Read More

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Suspicious Package Sent To Handel's Roswell Home, Neighbors

Suspicious Package Sent To Handel's Roswell Home, Neighbors

Authorities were called to the neighborhood where Karen Handel lives in Roswell after suspicious envelopes were found in mailboxes Thursday afternoon. "Take a whiff of the powder and join her in the hospital you Bourgeoisie motherfuckers". But in the meantime, just as news has circulated that among his vast social-media targets Hodgkinson referred to Ossoff's opponent Karen Handel as a "Republican bitch", mysterious, abusive letters have popped up in the mailboxes of the Handel ... Read More

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Sanders: GOP Baseball Shooter Was Campaign Volunteer

Sanders: GOP Baseball Shooter Was Campaign Volunteer

The shooting injured House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , along with a congressional staffer, a lobbyist and two Capitol Police officers. President Donald Trump later said Hodgkinson was dead. "He was a working man", said Matthew Jett, who works at the Main St. Cafe in Belleville, where Hodgkinson was a regular. "I know he wasn't happy with the way things were going, the election results and stuff", he said. Read More

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