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Nearly 200 Congressional Democrats sue Trump over foreign payments

Nearly 200 Congressional Democrats sue Trump over foreign payments

The private businesses say they are being harmed because Trump's D.C. hotel is presenting unfair competition, i.e., foreign officials take their business to Trump to win his favor. At least 184 me...

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London Bridge attack: French tourist's body recovered from River Thames

Xavier Thomas was on holiday in London with his girlfriend, who was seriously injured in the attack, as the couple walked across London Bridge. Police have said Redouane was not known to securit...

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It's President Trump's Birthday Today

According to the Washington Post , Donald Trump is likely to celebrate his birthday quietly in the White House. Last week, First Lady Melania Trump emailed supporters asking them to sign a card...

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At least six dead in London apartment fire

At least six dead in London apartment fire

A structural engineer monitoring the stability of the razed building found it was safe for now and a search for people inside was continuing. - 78 people were hospitalized, 18 of whom are in critica...

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USA opts out of G7 pledge committing to Paris climate accord

USA opts out of G7 pledge committing to Paris climate accord

The momentum of climate change efforts and the affordability of cleaner fuels will keep the United States moving toward its goals of cutting emissions despite the Trump administration's withdraw...

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Two arrested in Ghost Ship fire investigation

Two arrested in Ghost Ship fire investigation

Six months after a devastating fire ripped through the cluttered Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland , killing 36 partygoers, police have arrested the master tenant of the venue and his assistant on ch...

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Two Chinese Christian missionaries abducted and killed by ISIS in Pakistan

Two Chinese Christian missionaries abducted and killed by ISIS in Pakistan

It did not specify what kind of preachers they were. Earlier, Pakistan had said the two Chinese nationals killed by ISIS were involved in "preaching" in the country. "As for reports that the relevan...

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Virginia shooting: What we know so far about the victims

The wounded Capitol Police officers were identified as David Bailey, who was treated for a minor injury, and Crystal Griner, who was shot in the ankle. He screamed, then dragged himself to the gra...

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Cory Booker Wants Jeff Sessions Removed As Attorney General

Members of the Democratic faction within the Senate Intelligence Committee meant to press the former Alabama senator not just on any interactions he had with Russian officials, but his conversations...

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G7 Environmental Summit kicks off on Sunday but USA leaves early

G7 Environmental Summit kicks off on Sunday but USA leaves early

Kerry, an architect of the Paris climate agreement , said during a visit to Oslo that many US companies, states and cities were pushing ahead with restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions despite Tru...

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London apartment fire: Residents flee blaze in terror

London apartment fire: Residents flee blaze in terror

The fire at Grenfell Tower on the Lancaster West Estate in Latimer Road was reported at 01:16 local time. "I am sad to confirm that we now know there have been fatalities and more than 50 people have ...

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Sheriff: 'Multiple fatalities' after shooting in Orlando

Sheriff: 'Multiple fatalities' after shooting in Orlando

People arrive at a staging center setup by the Orange County Sheriff's Office after a deadly shooting Monday, June 5, 2017 , in Orlando , Fla. He knew the men and women who were shot. Clark was a wi...

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Tower block blaze: Fire services say 'plans in place'

Tower block blaze: Fire services say 'plans in place'

At least six deaths were confirmed early Wednesday after a blaze ripped through a high-rise apartment block in the British capital as residents slept. In November 2016, the group released a blog post...

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Death toll from London tower block fire rises to 12

Firefighters continued to search the building for survivors. The blaze claimed at least six lives and left 20 people in a critical condition after it ripped through the tower block in the early hour...

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Rep. Walker 'shaken but okay' after shooting at baseball practice

Rep. Walker 'shaken but okay' after shooting at baseball practice

Then many more shots, and Capitol Police returned fire. He was tended to by fellow lawmakers including Brad Wenstrup , an OH congressman who is a physician, before being transported to a hospital. ...

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Jamie Oliver offers free food & drinks to Grenfell Tower fire victims

Seventy-eight people were being treated in hospitals, 18 of whom are in a critical condition. Vinod Diwakar, the Indian-origin medical director of NHS England's London region, whose team has been ...

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Jury in Bill Cosby sex assault case adjourns without verdict

Two hours into deliberations, the jury asked for content regarding a comment by Cosby in his sworn deposition made in 2005 and 2006. They had previously spent four hours deliberating on Monday eveni...

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Conservative lawmaker known for love of baseball

Conservative lawmaker known for love of baseball

Capitol Police officers who were part of the Catholic congressman's protective detail also were shot, as well as an aide to Texas Congressman Roger Williams. Two Republicans evidently ran into the gun...

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US politician shot at baseball practice in critical condition after surgery

John Katko says he hopes Congress and the nation will tone down their partisan vitriol after a gunman opened fire on Republicans practicing for a charity baseball game , wounding five people. ...

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Trump '100%' Willing to Testify Under Oath on Comey

However, he refused to confirm or deny the existence of tapes of his and Comey's conversations, which he previously alluded to in a tweet, telling reporters: "I'll tell you about that sometime in the ...

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Several dead in London residential tower blaze

Several dead in London residential tower blaze

Residents had complained in recent months that the management company was flouting fire safety rules, including by providing inadequate escape routes. When he stepped out there was suddenly smoke ever...

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Beiser raises awareness of elder abuse during June

Beiser raises awareness of elder abuse during June

Over 60% of the country's aged believe it is easy to get away with being rude to the elderly. Previous " elder abuse " surveys show that 50 per cent of India's elderly are abused at home. Examining ...

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London tower block fire: At least 12 dead, number expected to rise

A baby reportedly survived a almost 10-story fall as residents scrambled to escape a massive blaze early Wednesday morning at a residential high-rise building in West London . "We are dealing with a ...

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Gunman dead after shooting United States congressman

Gunman dead after shooting United States congressman

The gunman, identified as James Hodgkinson, from IL, was also wounded after trading fire with police. U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan (R-C-Southwest Brooklyn-Staten Island) was on Capitol Hill when the shooti...

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May to face fury of own MPs

May to face fury of own MPs

Labour's unexpectedly strong second-place showing has thrown national politics into disarray. May desperately needs the Democratic Unionist Party's 10 seats to pass legislation. "We know those tal...

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Checks Ordered At UK Tower Blocks After Fire

Officials say the blaze is largely contained but the building is still smoldering. Muslims awake for Ramzan might have helped save lives after noticing the horrific blaze at Grenfell Tower , repor...

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Iran blames United States for regional instability, creation of IS

Iran blames United States for regional instability, creation of IS

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei waves as he gives a speech on the anniversary of Iranian leader Ruhollah Khomeini's death in Tehran , Iran, June 3. Earlier on Monday, Zarif met and hel...

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Congressman and four others injured in shooting at Virginia baseball field

Congressman and four others injured in shooting at Virginia baseball field

Several other people were wounded, including a congressional staff member and law enforcement personnel, officials have said . Scalise, a popular and gregarious lawmaker, is known for his love of...

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Major blaze at residential tower block in London

Major blaze at residential tower block in London

Just before 4am (UK time), the Metropolitan Police said "a number" of people were being treated at the scene treated for a range of injuries and cordons were in place. Local residents had warned a yea...

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Lawmakers talk more security, packing a gun after shooting

Lawmakers talk more security, packing a gun after shooting

The two U.S. Capitol Hill Police officers hailed as heroes who were injured in the shooting were Special Agent David Bailey and Special Agent Crystal Griner. The shooter was taken down by the woun...

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United States attorney general dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats

United States attorney general dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats

At a Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, Sessions testified that he found Comey's conduct 'stunning, ' despite his past statements of respect for Comey - and even as he angered Democrats o...

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Trump says suspected gunman who shot at lawmakers is now dead

Trump says suspected gunman who shot at lawmakers is now dead

Wednesday's incident was the first shooting of a member of the U.S. Congress since January 2011, when Democratic Representative Gabby Giffords was seriously wounded in an assassination attempt at a ga...

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Putin critic Alexei Navalny among hundreds jailed over anti-Kremlin protests

The 41-year-old's anti-corruption videos have needled the country's most powerful and drawn to the streets crowds unseen since a wave of protests against President Vladimir Putin's re-election to ...

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Gunman Fires On Congressional Baseball Practice In Virginia

A 66-year-old IL man has been identified as the suspect in the shooting of a congressional baseball practice Wednesday, injuring at least one member of the House of Representatives. Two Capitol Po...

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AG Jeff Sessions Asks Congress to Remove Federal Medical Marijuana Protections

Yesterday massroots .com, and today The Washington Post reported that in May, Sessions wrote to Congress stating that "it would be unwise for Congress to restrict the discretion of the Departme...

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London fire: Deadly blaze engulfs high-rise apartment building

Another witness said a family friend was "stuck on the eighth floor with her 5-year-old daughter" until 5 a.m., nearly four hours after the fire broke out. "Extensive cordons remain in place and a num...

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Lawmaker wounded after gunman attacks members of Congress

Lawmaker wounded after gunman attacks members of Congress

In April 2006, Hodgkinson was charged with misdemeanor battery after he stormed into a neighbor's house in an attempt to force home a teenage girl who, according to the St. President Donald Trump sa...

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London Firefighters Battle High-Rise Inferno; At Least 6 Fatalities Reported

London Fire Brigade said the fire had engulfed all floors from the second to the top of the Grenfell Tower , where several hundred people lived on the Lancaster West Estate in west London . Anyone ...

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Is the Israeli-Palestinian two-state solution still on the table?

It said Netanyahu's remarks on Monday night were meant as a stumbling block to US President Donald Trump's attempts to breathe life into long-stalled peace efforts. Separately, in a statement re...

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White House torn over Mueller's role as pressure grows

High-profile supporters of President Donald Trump are turning on special counsel Robert Mueller , the man charged with investigating Russian interference in the US election and possible collusi...

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