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At least 30 dead in Grenfell Tower fire, say police

Responding to speculation that the number of dead could exceed 100, Mr Cundy previously said: "For those of us that have been down there, it's pretty emotional, so I hope it is not triple figures, but...

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Russia claims it has killed IS leader al-Baghdadi

The ministry said the IS leaders were gathered to discuss the group's withdrawal from Raqqa, the group's de facto capital. In a statement, the Russian military said drones had been monitoring the ...

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Police launch criminal probe into Grenfell Tower fire

Police launch criminal probe into Grenfell Tower fire

The London Fire Brigade said it received the first reports of the blaze at 12:54 a.m. and the first engines arrived within six minutes. The Catholic bishops of Westminster offered their prayer...

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Official talks on Brexit to start Monday

However, the clock is ticking on her deal with the DUP before Corbyn tries to make his move. "I think that would be completely unacceptable". "I'm not putting any timescale on when it will be done",...

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Sessions denies meetings and talks with Russians, disagrees with some Comey details

Sessions denies meetings and talks with Russians, disagrees with some Comey details

Spicer, the spokesman, declined to say then that Sessions enjoyed Trump's confidence, though spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said later in the week that the president had confidence "in all of hi...

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Grenfell Tower interviewee:

Grenfell Tower interviewee: "There were no alarms"

Harley Facades, which completed the refurbishment work, said in a statement: "At this time, we are not aware of any link between the fire and the exterior cladding to the tower". She told the mi...

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Still no proof of collusion with Russians, says Donald Trump

Trump has called The Washington Post report a "phony story" and a "WITCH HUNT". In a second Tweet, Trump echoed previous claims that he is the victim of what he says is the "single greatest witc...

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Bill Cosby's accuser was 'humiliated' by alleged sex attack

Bill Cosby's accuser was 'humiliated' by alleged sex attack

She said she walked toward the kitchen and Cosby was there and offered her tea and a muffin. "I was very limp and wasn't able to fight in any way". Agrusa displayed Constand's phone records to jur...

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Gas Set to Figure in London Blaze Enquiry

Trapped parents threw their children from windows in desperate efforts to save them. There were other reports of adults jumping. Fire rips through the Grenfell Tower in London . Stuart Cundy said...

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Queen, Prince William visit tower fire area

London police say that the death toll in the apartment building fire has increased to 17 people and is likely to rise even further. Some observers asked whether hazards in the Grenfell complex, whi...

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Syrian refugee Mohammad Alhajali killed in Grenfell Tower fire

Almashi, co-founder of the UK-based Syrian Solidarity Campaign , told the Telegraph that al-Hah Ali was trapped for two hours as firefighters were unable to reach above the 13th floor. "She says:...

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President Trump tweets of 'witch hunt' amid ongoing Russia investigation

President Trump tweets of 'witch hunt' amid ongoing Russia investigation

Mr Mueller plans to interview other senior intelligence officials who were allegedly pressured to weaken the investigation, the Post reported . Mueller is a former FBI Director and was appointed b...

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Hampshire Pride chief slams Theresa May over DUP talks

There is a steady dialogue between the two sides that has never stopped at any point. But within the Conservative Party , the election recriminations are continuing. Without a so-called confidence ...

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Theresa May to visit London fire victims

Wellington City Council is on alert as the fire at Grenfell Tower in west London triggers concerns about cladding on high-rise buildings. "And he is a professional fire officer", Fire Commission...

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Trump is mad online about being investigated for obstructing justice

Mueller was appointed as special counsel to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion by Trump campaign associates with the Russians, but there has be...

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Most in US think Trump meddled in Russia probe, poll shows

Most in US think Trump meddled in Russia probe, poll shows

An obstruction of justice finding could form the basis for Mr Trump's impeachment but such a step would face a steep hurdle because it would require approval by the US House of Representatives, wh...

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Trump implies that Mueller told him to fire former FBI Director

Trump wrote Friday morning at 9:07 a.m. EDT. The Washington Post Wednesday evening reports Mueller "is interviewing senior intelligence officials as part of a widening probe that now include...

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Theresa May hoped to strengthen Britain's government. She did the opposite

Theresa May hoped to strengthen Britain's government. She did the opposite

May announced later that Gavin Barwell - a former housing minister who lost his seat in Thursday's election - would be her new chief of staff. May had called a snap election in the unshakeable belie...

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Congressional Baseball Game raising money for Capitol Police fund

Vice President Mike Pence visited Scalise Thursday morning. Joe Donnelly (D - Indiana) said that this week's attack on Republican congressional members and their staffers is a good reminder that add...

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Putin compares former FBI Director Comey to NSA leaker Snowden, offers asylum

Putin compares former FBI Director Comey to NSA leaker Snowden, offers asylum

In his annual call-in with the public and media in and outside Russian Federation on Thursday, President Vladimir Putin highlighted the national economy, the Moscow-Washington relations and region...

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Trump responds to report that he's being investigated for obstruction of justice

Trump responds to report that he's being investigated for obstruction of justice

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters later that Trump thought Sessions "did a very good job" and was especially "strong" on denying any collusion between Trump's campaign and...

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Senate committee to probe James Comey firing

The investigation has been cloaked in secrecy, and it is unclear how many others have been questioned by the FBI, the sources told The Washington Post . Richard Burr and Mark Warner, the Republican...

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Man dies in Niagara Falls after surviving 2003 plunge

Man dies in Niagara Falls after surviving 2003 plunge

His body was discovered June 2 in Youngstown by members of the U.S. Coast Guard. Jones' family told reporters that he had planned to go over the falls as a stunt, but Jones later said that he had been...

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Brexit negotiations to go ahead on Monday, Government confirms

Theresa May will meet with Sinn Fein, the Ulster Unionists, the SDLP and Alliance Party in separate engagements at Downing Street on Thursday afternoon. However, this turmoil does not appear to have ...

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Special counsel Robert Mueller investigating whether Donald Trump obstructed justice

In addition, the House Intelligence Committee has written to Comey to request any notes or memoranda in his possession regarding conversations with Trump be turned over by June 23. "That in itself i...

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Russia claims it has killed IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

The air strike targeted a meeting of Isis leaders on 28 May, Russian news agencies cited the defence ministry as saying. U.S. defense officials say they are aware of reports of the strike and is l...

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Team remained in good spirits after India loss: Sarfraz

They collapsed, however, on a sluggish pitch from 128 for two in sunny conditions which normally favour batsmen and the bowlers failed to fix the damage as Fakhar Zaman and Azhar Ali shared a stand of...

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Donald Trump: Obstruction Of Justice Allegations Part Of 'Witch Hunt'

Donald Trump: Obstruction Of Justice Allegations Part Of 'Witch Hunt'

He also told the Senate Intelligence Committee in his June 8 testimony that he believed Trump had directed him to drop a related agency investigation into the president's former national security ...

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China police: Bomb behind kindergarten blast; suspect dead

China police: Bomb behind kindergarten blast; suspect dead

Police said the suspect was identified primarily using security camera footage and DNA collected at the scene of the blast, which struck Thursday as relatives were waiting to pick up students at the...

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5 Ramifications of an Investigation Into Trump — NBC Analysis

Former FBI Director James Comey told Congress last week he believes he was sacked by Trump to undermine the agency's Russian Federation probe. The former House Speaker pointed to a column from f...

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Russian Federation v New Zealand 2017 Confederations Cup

Russian Federation v New Zealand 2017 Confederations Cup

Striker Shane Smeltz acknowledges they arrive as massive underdogs but the 35-year-old believes they have the talent in their squad to cause a few surprises. Attending the handover ceremony, Jay Neuha...

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US official's 'quiet diplomacy' led to Warmbier's release

North Korea sentenced Warmbier to 15 years of hard labor for stealing a banner as a joke. Warmbier's team of doctors said they believe his brain injury was not caused by head trauma, but possibly...

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30 now confirmed dead in London tower fire

Political pressure is increasing following the inferno that killed at least 17 people at the apartment building in London. Today a tear-jerking thank you note was handed in to fire crews and the pol...

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Donald Trump's White House 'a crime scene'

Donald Trump's White House 'a crime scene'

President Donald Trump has the right to fire special counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election and possible ties to the Trump campaign, but has...

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Were fire barriers installed in London tower?

Were fire barriers installed in London tower?

The blaze early Wednesday in the 24-story building in west London's North Kensington district also injured 74 others, 18 of them critically, and left an unknown number missing. "Mohammed undertook a...

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Philippines says some militants may have slipped out of embattled city

Aiding the militants is Mindanao's history of clan warfare and most buildings in Marawi have basements and are built with walls of thick concrete. Task Force Marawi spokesman LTC Jo-Ar Herrera told ...

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Bill Cosby case handed to jury

Last week (ends09Jun17), it was reported the 79-year-old could testify in his own defence, but on Monday (12Jun17), his lawyers rested their case without Cosby taking the stand. However, Constand ...

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Donald Trump Challenges Obstruction of Justice Investigation

Still, if anything is likely to push Trump toward making the potentially fatal mistake of trying to fire Mueller , this report just might do it. "I recuse myself not because of any asserted wrongdo...

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House Whip Steve Scalise in critical condition after baseball shooting

And even as the fans rose as one to cheer Scalise's name and the Capitol Police , there was no mistaking the lusty cheers for their own side as the game progressed. Jeff Flake said Mika was the mos...

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Richard S. Gerber: A war of words against Israel

In the Gaza Strip , from which Israeli troops withdrew in 2005 and in the hands of Hamas since 2007, Israel has launched several deadly operations in response to the abduction of an Israeli soldier a...

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