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Firefighters yet to fully search London tower destroyed by fire

Still, some residents said they did not hear a fire alarm go off, and have long griped about safety conditions inside the tower. "There were a lot of people trying to help from the local area, they ...

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Suspected gunman in shooting of US Congressman, shocks those who knew him

Suspected gunman in shooting of US Congressman, shocks those who knew him

The Washington Post spoke with a St. Louis man who told the paper he campaigned for Bernie Sanders with Hodgkinson in Iowa past year. The gunman , identified by police as James T Hodgkinson,...

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Congressmen at baseball shooting credit 'heroic behavior' Capitol Hill police

BARTON: Scalise's security detail and the Capitol Hill Police immediately began to return fire. "Had they not been there, it would have been a massacre", eyewitness Sen. When you take away ordin...

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Paul Ryan Says Trump Should 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who appointed Mueller , hinted broadly during a House committee hearing on Tuesday that the special counsel investigation could be looking at Trump . Come...

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PM promises full inquiry into deadly London blaze

PM promises full inquiry into deadly London blaze

The deadly fire that tore through Grenfell Tower in Notting Hill broke out a little after midnight local time, while most people were tucked in bed for the night. Others leapt from high floors rat...

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Gunman wounds a GOP House leader, then is killed by police

Gunman wounds a GOP House leader, then is killed by police

Rep. Tom Reed, offered prayers Wednesday after a shooting at a charity baseball practice in Alexandria, Va ., left House GOP Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and several others wounded. Mike Doy...

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Michigan Health Director Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter Over Flint Water Crisis

Michigan Health Director Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter Over Flint Water Crisis

Nick Lyon , director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), was the highest-ranking official to be charged . Michigan's attorney general continues to investigate the F...

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May seeks to allay peace process fears over DUP alliance

Sir John spoke to just before the leader of the DUP party, Arlene Foster arrived at Number 10 Downing Street. The Prime Minister may not be present as the talks continue because she is heading to Pa...

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No Verdict Yet as Jurors Head Home for Day at Yanez Trial

On Friday, the prosecution wanted to submit that transcript as part of the evidence but was denied. The trial was capped by Yanez's first public words on the case since Castile died. When Castile wa...

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Britney Spears arrives for Manila concert

Britney Spears arrives for Manila concert

Pop star Britney Spears is now in Manila! The "Just Hold On" hitmaker spilled all during an interview on The Box Plus Network where he played a game of 'Would You Rather.', and spilled: "She is a me...

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Conservative lawmaker known for love of baseball, shot Wednesday morning

Mr Spicer said the president was also briefed by Mr Scalise's medical team, met Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner, who was shot in the ankle during the attack in Alexandria, Virginia , and than...

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US special counsel probing Trump for possible obstruction

US special counsel probing Trump for possible obstruction

The three officials are Daniel Coats , director of USA national intelligence, Admiral Mike Rogers , chief of the National Security Agency, and Rogers's recently departed deputy, Richard Ledgett . C...

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Mueller probe looking at whether President tried to obstruct justice

Mueller probe looking at whether President tried to obstruct justice

Burr told CNN they had a "good meeting" with Mueller . "We are all advising him not to [get rid of] Muellerl; that has not changed", one Trump aide told The Daily Beast. The White House did not...

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Soldier dies and three are wounded in Castlemartin Ranges incident

Soldier dies and three are wounded in Castlemartin Ranges incident

The Royal Tank Regiment (RTR) uses the 63-tonne Challenger 2 battle tank as their main vehicle. "My understanding is that there are casualties. As I understand it people have been injured". The rang...

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Blast at a kindergarten in China, reports of casualties

Blast at a kindergarten in China, reports of casualties

The newspaper Xiandaikuaibao on its website cited an unidentified witness as saying the explosive appeared to have been a bottle of cooking gas. Police said an unknown number of people, including ...

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United States attorney general angers Democrats with refusal to testify on Trump conversations

Former FBI Director James Comey , in a little-noticed moment during his Senate Intelligence Committee testimony last week, said Trump never once asked him about Russia's interference in the Uni...

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Trump Says He's Willing to Testify Under Oath on Comey Meetings

Trump Says He's Willing to Testify Under Oath on Comey Meetings

In his public testimony , Comey did not disclose any links between Trump advisers and alleged Russian attempts to meddle in the 2016 US presidential election, an issue that has distracted from Whit...

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House majority whip, others shot at congressional baseball practice

Alexandria Police say a suspect is in custody. Congressman Joe Barton, who manages the team, was there with his 10-year-old son, Jack, who took cover under a nearby SUV. Capitol Police Officer Crystal...

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Trump Under Investigation For Obstruction Of Justice By Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Trump Under Investigation For Obstruction Of Justice By Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Comey told senators he thought publicizing the contents of those memos would prompt the appointment of a special counsel in the Russian Federation investigation. Trump has, for now, been warned agains...

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U.S. senators near deal on Russian Federation sanctions

The agreement imposes new sanctions including "malicious cyber activity" on behalf of Moscow , individuals supplying weapons to Syrian President Bashar Assad's government or individuals tied to ...

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President Trump makes hospital visit after congressional baseball shooting

He was tended to by fellow lawmakers including Brad Wenstrup, an OH congressman who is a physician, before being transported to a hospital. The shooting happened shortly after 7am, with lawmakers ...

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Watch the dramatic video that captured the Virginia shooting

Watch the dramatic video that captured the Virginia shooting

The video, which runs for more than five minutes, was taken by Noah Nathan, who was reportedly walking his dogs at a park near the field when he heard the gunshots. Steve Scalise, the House majority w...

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United States appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

Members of Hawaii's Congressional delegation are lauding a USA appeals court decision to uphold the state's injunction against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. Ironically, the judges poi...

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Sessions to answer questions in public about Russian Federation dealings

Ruddy wrote in his text that Spicer didn't deny his claim that Trump is considering terminating the special counsel . The attorney general stepped aside from the Justice Department probe into R...

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Escaped inmates now believed to be traveling in stolen truck

Escaped inmates now believed to be traveling in stolen truck

Sill said the suspects are now believed to be traveling in a white two-door Ford pickup truck that was reported stolen from an industrial site less than 10 miles from the sheriff's office. Baldwin S...

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Britain could stay in European Union, but only on poorer terms: Verhofstadt

May has given no indication that she will change her plan for Brexit , though she has said she will try to achieve broader agreement across her party. But with the two-year countdown to Brexit alre...

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May says 'sorry' to Conservatives as she 'reflects' on losses

Polling stations have just closed and counting has begun with early indications the United Kingdom could be headed for a hung parliament. "The British have spoken, they have voted, and have given th...

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Special Counsel Mueller examining possible obstruction by Trump

Special Counsel Mueller examining possible obstruction by Trump

Since Comey's testimony events continue to develop at a rapid pace. Attorney General Jeff Sessions , a close aide of President Donald Trump , has vehemently denied any role in Russias alleged ...

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Golden State Warriors defeat Cleveland Cavaliers in NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors defeat Cleveland Cavaliers in NBA Finals

Before Cleveland's 137-116 home victory in Friday night's Game 4, Golden State was a flawless 15-0 and had a chance to become the first National Basketball Association team to go unbeaten in the pla...

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Teenagers found after three days in the Catacombs of Paris

Teenagers found after three days in the Catacombs of Paris

French police said they alerted firefighters early on Wednesday that the boys, aged 16 and 17, were missing. A 16-year-old and a 17-year-old were trapped inside Paris's underground catacombs , fe...

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Trump decries shooting of top Congressman

Rep. Roger Williams , who represents parts of Killeen and Fort Hood, was evacuated from a baseball field in Virginia early this morning after an unidentified gunman opened fire on the Republican co...

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No Indian higher education institutes in top 100

No Indian higher education institutes in top 100

Singapore, Japan, and China represented Asia in the top 30, dominated by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Stanford University retaining their second and third positions that they had ow...

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Israel's Netanyahu in Greece to tout energy projects

Israel's Netanyahu in Greece to tout energy projects

The pilot Nechama was educated at Beit Yaakov institutions in Jerusalem, she is married, has four children and lives in a Haredi community in the Jerusalem area. At midday, President Anastasiades will...

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Sen. Cotton Rips Dems for Chasing 'Rabbit Trails' at Sessions Hearing

Using all the skills in filibustering and diversion that he learned in years as an Alabama senator, the Attorney General appeared to escape the hearing without major political damage. "Since you discu...

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USA formally rejects Paris climate treaty at G-7 environmental meeting

USA formally rejects Paris climate treaty at G-7 environmental meeting

In a statement to Reuters , Pruitt stressed the need to move forward on environmental action following the announcement . Important players in USA industry and individual cities and states are a...

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Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller: White House

Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller: White House

Rosenstein says the attorney general would be the only one who could fire Mueller . "We also were aware of facts that I can't discuss in an open setting that would make his continued engagement in ...

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Family of freed student adjusting to 'different reality'

Family of freed student adjusting to 'different reality'

That was used as evidence in his hour-long trial, during which North Korea accused him of committing "hostile acts" against the regime at the urging of a purported member of a church in his home state...

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San Diego congressional delegates pray for victims of Alexandria attack

Speaking at the White House , Trump said Scalise was "badly injured" but in stable condition and would recover. Steve Scalise is the third-highest ranked member of the Republican leadership...

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Heated denial from Sessions

But for Texas Sen. CORNISH: Meanwhile, in the last 24 hours or so, some allies of President Trump have floated the idea that the president might consider firing special counsel Robert Mueller . S...

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Injuries reported from shooting at Congressional baseball field in Washington DC suburb

Injuries reported from shooting at Congressional baseball field in Washington DC suburb

The shooter, who was shot by Capitol police and later died, has been identified as 66-year-old home inspector James T Hodgkinson from IL. "Kris and I are praying for our friend Steve Scalise , hi...

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