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London fire: Tests show 'combustible' cladding

The Prime Minister announced that a probe into whether cladding in Grenfell Tower met fire safety regulations will be published in the next 48 hours. Tony Pidgley, the Berkeley Group chairman, said:...

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EU Council President Tusk Says 'Dreams' About UK Staying in EU

EU Council President Tusk Says 'Dreams' About UK Staying in EU

Macron identified no countries, but European Union leaders are criticizing Poland and Hungary in particular for their refusal to accept migrants. Nearly exactly a year after Britain's seismic refe...

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Family of London attacker are 'devastated'

Family of London attacker are 'devastated'

The larger Finsbury Park Mosque , which was once associated with several extremist preachers before it was shut down and reformed, is located nearby. The attack , which followed three Islamic State ...

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Care bill would roll back Medicaid and ACA's taxes

Care bill would roll back Medicaid and ACA's taxes

Here are six key questions about the Senate's health bill . Rand Paul, a Kentucky Republican, told reporters Tuesday. "In the big picture, Trumpcare is a moment in the mirror where we will decide who ...

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Congress still hopes JD (U) will be with Opposition over President election

All the parties' leaders will come today and what steps are to be taken will be decided. However, another Congress leader Shakeel Ahmad refrained from commenting on the same and said that any discus...

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Canadian arrested after stabbing at Bishop International Airport in Flint, Michigan

The FBI said Ftouhi entered the USA legally through a NY border crossing on 16 June. At this stage, Gelios believed the incident was a "lone-wolf" attack. US authorities are leading the investig...

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U.S. airport stabbing investigated as terror; Canadian charged

U.S. airport stabbing investigated as terror; Canadian charged

Jeff Neville on Wednesday at Bishop International Airport in Flint , Michigan . A few moments later, he made her wildest dreams come true. Witnesses describe seeing a man led away in handcuff...

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Loan waiver has become a fashion now: Venkaiah Naidu

Loan waiver has become a fashion now: Venkaiah Naidu

Loan should be waived but in extreme situations only. Naidu put his reaction in perspective by saying that, "It's not a final solution; we have to take care of farmers". "See what happened to Air Ind...

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Men can't wear shorts to work, so they're wearing skirts

Men can't wear shorts to work, so they're wearing skirts

Bus drivers in the French city of Nantes have taken to wearing skirts while on the job after they were banned by city officials from wearing shorts despite the heat wave gripping most of Europe . Semi...

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French armed forces minister Goulard quits as probe overshadows her party

French armed forces minister Goulard quits as probe overshadows her party

French Defence Minister Sylvie Goulard is stepping down amid an investigation into employment contracts at the political party she belongs to, French newspaper Le Monde and other media reported on T...

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Nasscom lowers IT export growth to 7-8% in 2017-18

Nasscom lowers IT export growth to 7-8% in 2017-18

While Nasscom agreed that the sector was experiencing a lot of uncertainties, thanks to Britain's exit from the EU (Brexit), visa issues among several others, domestic IT services revenue is being exp...

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Germany vs Chile 22 June 2017: Confederation Cup Preview and Predictions

Broos says "things must be reviewed" before next year's World Cup. " Chile perhaps have a player or two amongst their ranks who have a lot of experience playing in tournaments, however I see us...

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Get your act together - BCCI's 'soft' warning to Virat Kohli

Kumble had a successful stint with the Indian team, especially in the Test format. "At the end of the day, it is for the CAC to decide what is best for Indian cricket and if they feel the man who ...

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Men Arrested in Connection With Violence Outside Turkish Embassy

Authorities also charged four other men - two Americans and two Canadians - for their roles in the chaotic skirmish. Washington police chief Peter Newsham claimed the incident was a brutal attac...

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Family Declines Autopsy For US Student Otto Warmbier Released By North Korea

When he finally returned home last week, he was suffering from severe brain damage and was in a persistent vegetative state. China, North Korea's longtime communist ally and biggest source of ec...

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Special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching

Mr. Trump's election doesn't necessarily settle the internecine argument between the Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders wings of the Democratic party in favor of full blown socialism, but it doe...

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After Shooting, Baseball Brings Democrats and Republicans Together

After Shooting, Baseball Brings Democrats and Republicans Together

While he's still under sedation, Sava says Scalise has responded to family members. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, who was at Wednesday's practice and gave medical help after the shooting, said it woul...

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Otto Warmbier's death remains mystery as family declines autopsy

However, on the eve of a high-level meeting with China, Pyongyang's largest trade partner and closest ally, the Trump administration has sounded a more cautious note, saying that they hold North Ko...

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Opposition parties to meet over Presidential election

Though Kumar's Mahadalit arguments have jolted Opposition leaders, they still believe that the Bihar chief minister will not go to the extent of joining hands with the BJP and support Kovind. The 71...

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ConCourt to rule on secret ballot case

ConCourt to rule on secret ballot case

After Zuma's controversial Cabinet reshuffle at the end of March, that saw Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan axed, among others, the opposition asked Mbete to schedule a vote of no confidence in Zuma. "...

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From plan for Britain to plan for survival

From plan for Britain to plan for survival

Former Metropolitan Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe said in February that the visit would take place in June and the force was preparing for "lots of protests". Grammar schools were not menti...

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America's widening role in Syria's civil war

America's widening role in Syria's civil war

A Guard statement carried on its website said the strike came from its bases in western Iran . In April, Trump ordered cruise missile strikes against a Syrian airfield from which Washington said a ...

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USA expresses frustration over Saudi embargo on Qatar

USA expresses frustration over Saudi embargo on Qatar

Qatar's ambassador to the United States , Meshal Hamad al-Thani, welcomed the State Department's statement, tweeting: "We are confident in the ability of the USA to resolve this crisis". Until Tuesda...

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'The View' Hosts Do Not Handle Democrats' Latest Election Loss Very Well

'The View' Hosts Do Not Handle Democrats' Latest Election Loss Very Well

National Public Radio " Republican Karen Handel has won the costly and closely watched special congressional election in Georgia's 6th District, a blow to Democratic hopes of pulling off an upset i...

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Australian senator breastfeeds baby while moving a motion in parliament

Australian senator breastfeeds baby while moving a motion in parliament

A handful of working mothers have recently made headlines for breastfeeding during their countries' governmental proceedings: As NPR reported, a Spanish MP attracted criticism for parliamentary br...

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GOP congressman on Senate health care process: 'It looks like th

GOP congressman on Senate health care process: 'It looks like th

Scrapping Obama's 2010 statute is a top priority of Trump and the GOP, but internal divisions have slowed its progress through the Republican-controlled Congress. The No. 3 Senate GOP leader, John Thu...

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US Soldiers Killed in Eastern Afghanistan After Afghan Soldier Opens Fire

At least two Afghan policemen have been killed and at least two wounded by USA forces in a so-called friendly fire incident, American officials say. A spokesman for the USA military command in Ka...

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Gurgaon police helping Noida counterparts in gang-rape probe

Gurgaon police helping Noida counterparts in gang-rape probe

The woman was taken to a hospital for a medical examination where the police took her statement and began further probe. The cops are questioning him as to the details of the absconding accused. The m...

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Diplomat who aided in Otto Warmbier's release to attend his funeral

Diplomat who aided in Otto Warmbier's release to attend his funeral

Portman says the officials indicated they would relay his request to free University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier (WORM'-bir), who had been held almost a year at that point. While Mattis has ca...

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Boy killed by bear identified as Anchorage teen

Sightings and encounters with bears are not unusual in Alaska . A search was launched on the mountain using Global Positioning System coordinates from the runner's phone. It's an all-uphill 3,400-f...

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Amid diplomatic crisis Pentagon agrees $12 billion jet deal with Qatar

Amid diplomatic crisis Pentagon agrees $12 billion jet deal with Qatar

Turkey's parliament last week approved deploying troops to a Turkish base in Qatar in what was seen as a show of support for its embattled ally. Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Bahra...

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United States coroner studies N.Korea captive's death

Beijing, which wants resumed USA negotiations with North Korea, was hoping for "positive outcomes" from Wednesday's dialogue, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said. In his statement, Gar...

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Winning numbers drawn for $448 million Powerball jackpot

According to the California Lottery website , the ticket was sold at Marietta Liquor & Deli. They will take home the tenth biggest lottery win in USA history, officials said. Marietta Liquor & De...

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Angel di Maria given hefty fine for Spanish tax fraud

Manchester United Manager, Jose Mourinho , has been accused of defrauding tax authorities in Spain during his time with Real Madrid . THE Spanish tax authorities have announced that Jose Mou...

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Toothpick crossbow craze has China quivering

Toothpick crossbow craze has China quivering

These miniature plastic or metal ballistas can fire a toothpick with enough force to pierce cardboard or - if loaded up with metal needles instead of wooden skewers - a soda can, the BBC reports . Cr...

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Rise in irregular expenditure in municipalities

Rise in irregular expenditure in municipalities

Clean audit opinions represented only 19% of the total local government expenditure budget. Makwetu said three other Eastern Cape municipalities - Buffalo City Metro (BCM), Nelson Mandela Bay Metr...

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Ga. Republican Base Rallies For Handel In Election Victory

By a margin of 52 per cent to 48 per cent, the former Georgia secretary of state beat Democrat Jon Ossoff , a political newcomer who sought to wrest control of a suburban Atlanta district that has ...

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Vijay's mersal 1st & 2nd look

Vijay's mersal 1st & 2nd look

Well well, the first look posters of Ilayathalapathy Vijay's forthcoming film is here. The makers have released two posters. Kollywood audiences and Vijay fans were eagerly waiting for the first l...

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UK, France to tackle online extremism

The two big screens at the stadium projected the red and white Cross of St. George and giant flags from both countries were rolled out onto the field. "We are united in our total condemnation of terro...

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Russian fighter jet flies five feet from USA spy plane

Russian fighter jet flies five feet from USA spy plane

The U.S. -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have killed over 300 militants with the Islamic State (IS) group and captured four neighborhoods in the Raqqa province over the past two weeks, the grou...

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