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London police confirm deadly high rise fire began in an apartment fridge

McCormack also repeated calls for anyone with information about the fire and all those in the tower at the time to come forward as police continue to comb through the devastated building to try to...

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Philippines: Duterte thankful for U.S. force's assistance in Marawi conflict

With a new U.S. administration and an uprising of extremist militants, the Philippines seems ready, once again, to work with worldwide partners. Thirteen marines, including an officer, were killed whe...

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Tropical Storm Cindy weakens

Tropical Storm Cindy weakens

As of now, the main impacts to Southwest Louisiana will be the heavy rain threat that could lead to flash flooding Wednesday through Friday , and the secondary threat will be the gusty winds associat...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation probing MI airport stabbing as terrorism

Neville got him to stop stabbing him". For me he was a nice person. The suspect is said to be from Quebec and has a Canadian passport. The airport was evacuated and there were no other injuries - ...

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Finsbury Park terror suspect's mum responds to mosque attack

Finsbury Park terror suspect's mum responds to mosque attack

The BBC reports it understands the man in 47-year-old Darren Osborne from Cardiff. Police believe the suspect acted alone and searches were being conducted at a residential address in the Wels...

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China's top diplomat holds talks with Trump on N Korea

China's top diplomat holds talks with Trump on N Korea

Warmbier, the American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma last week - could leave China without a say in any negotiated outcome. Last month, Beijing and Washington signed ...

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DUP denies demanding £2bn for NHS and infrastructure in Tory talks

Northern Ireland's political parties are reopening talks aimed at restoring devolution to the region. May had called for a snap election in April in hopes of getting an increased parliamentary major...

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Otto Warmbier's hometown prepares for funeral

For their part, the Chinese envoys voiced their opposition to Washington's deployment of the THAAD anti-missile defense system in South Korea and demanded its withdrawal, China's foreign ministry ...

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Deadly London tower blaze began in fridge freezer

McCormack encouraged anyone who lived at the tower to speak with police, no matter their immigration status. The working conditions at the tower at the moment are "difficult and distressing". Britis...

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North Korea denies torturing Otto Warmbier

Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency denied that North Korea cruelly treated or tortured Otto Warmbier and accused the United States and South Korea of a smear campaign that insulted ...

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Hundreds of mourners attend Otto Warmbier's funeral

He spent more than a year in the North Korea prison after being sentenced to 15 years of prison and hard labor for allegedly stealing a political propaganda poster from his Pyongyang hotel in Ja...

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Macron's party wins first round of French legislative vote with 28.21%

Macron's party wins first round of French legislative vote with 28.21%

Other polls predicted similar outcomes - results that would give France's youngest leader since Napoleon a powerful mandate with which to make good on his campaign pledges to revive France's fortu...

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Gunmen storm Pigcawayan school, take hostages

Gunmen storm Pigcawayan school, take hostages

We are in the process of determining how many were trapped and their identities, " reports said quoting a police officer. The gunmen escaped from the public elementary school in the village of M...

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Thousands attend funeral for North Korean victim Otto Warmbier

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman says North Korea must be held accountable for what happened to an American college student who was detained there for over a year and died after being returned home to OH in a ...

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Police consider manslaughter charges over Grenfell Tower fire

Police consider manslaughter charges over Grenfell Tower fire

Police and fire services attempted to evacuate the concrete block and said "a number of people are being treated for a range of injuries", including at least two for smoke inhalation. McCormack also...

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Trump state visit left out of Queen's Speech

Theresa May was accused of a "power grab" last night as she abandoned key manifesto commitments in a "threadbare" Queen's Speech which was focused largely on Brexit. Meanwhile, US President Donald...

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North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ICBM

Warmbier died Monday of severe brain damage, which doctors said was likely due to cardiopulmonary arrest. The defense secretary also highlighted the recent death of US college student Otto Warmbier,...

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Deadly London tower blaze began in a Hotpoint fridge freezer, say police

Insulation on the building also failed tests and the Metropolitan Police will consider manslaughter charges. Police are looking at all parts of the cladding system and its installation, McCormack ...

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Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela: Pelosi 'doesn't help our candidate

Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela: Pelosi 'doesn't help our candidate

Some of the Democrats' suggesting Pelosi should move on have recently argued that the Republican attack ads linking Democratic candidates to her are an effective campaign tool, and could hurt the part...

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Pentagon chief blasts North Korea over death of United States student

The two leaders had a high-profile summit in Florida in April and Trump has frequently praised Xi while resisting criticising Chinese trade practices. There was no White House statement on the get-t...

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New York Play's Trump-killing Scene Scares Away Sponsors

New York Play's Trump-killing Scene Scares Away Sponsors

President Donald Trump . "Their artistic and creative direction crossed the line on the standards of good taste", the statement read . Bank of America also terminated support for the production...

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Public funeral planned for USA student Warmbier

He added that Obama managed during his tenure to free 10 Americans held in North Korea. "Lots of people have written off Trump as a sucker for the Chinese, but he's written [in "The Art of the Deal"]:...

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Thousands of mourners bid farewell to Warmbier

The Department of State says Ambassador Joseph Yun plans to attend with Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, the No. 2 American diplomat. It has repeatedly conducted missiles tests since then and ...

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AOA's Choa announces departure, FNC says matter being discussed

AOA's Choa announces departure, FNC says matter being discussed

To not worry fans, as her struggle with depression deepened, she had to "appear happy". Also, I have made known my inner thoughts about leaving the group to my label since a while back. I'm the only o...

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US would welcome effective Syrian effort to defeat IS

US would welcome effective Syrian effort to defeat IS

On Sunday, a U.S. Navy F/A-18 warplane shot down a Syrian Air Force Su-22 that had dropped bombs near Syrian opposition forces. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that the incidents coul...

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Grenfell Tower blaze started in fridge freezer

Documents from a number of organizations have been seized. The cladding was installed on the council-owned building as part of a refurbishment completed previous year. The search for bodies could ta...

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Ex-Mexican lawmaker arrested at USA border on drug charges

Ex-Mexican lawmaker arrested at USA border on drug charges

Lucero Guadalupe Sanchez Lopez was arrested Wednesday at the Otay Mesa Cross Border Xpress port of entry, a pedestrian sky bridge that connects the Tijuana airport to the south San Diego community...

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New White House chief usher moves from Trump hotel

Ivanka was photographed hanging out with her children at the so-dubbed "Picnic in the Park", which had the theme of enjoying a summer evening in Central Park in NY. Wearing a $2,225 Mary Katrantzou...

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Steve Scalise's Kids Got a Special White House Tour From Pres

Timothy Harleth is the director of rooms at President Donald Trump's D.C. hotel, and had previously worked in management at other hotels in Washington, D.C. Melania wore a $3000 dress for the occasi...

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Grenfell tower fire started in fridge freezer, say London Police

A deadly fire that killed at least 79 people in a London tower block started in a Whirlpool Corporation fridge and spread at "unexpected speed" through the building's exterior cladding, police sai...

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Australia to resume air strikes in Syria after Russia threat

The Coalition forces announced that al-Binal had been killed in an airstrike launched on Mayadin in Syria's Deir Ezzor on May 31. That drone was shot down after it dropped one of several wea...

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UK's May Edges Toward Deal With DUP to Keep Grip on Power

UK's May Edges Toward Deal With DUP to Keep Grip on Power

Asked about the DUP comments , a Conservative source said the talks were still taking place. Sky quoted the sources as saying the DUP is urging May's government to give "greater focus" to t...

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Arab states issue steep demands to Qatar in bid to end crisis

Arab states issue steep demands to Qatar in bid to end crisis

File image of Al Jazeera Media network's logo. The demand include that Qatar sever all ties with the Muslim Brotherhood and with other groups including Hezbollah, Al Qaeda and ISIS, reported As...

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'Bothersome' that Mueller is 'very, very good friends with Comey'

Comey was overseeing the investigation until Trump axed him last month out of frustration with the inquiry. US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he does not have recordings of his conve...

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Moroccan Astronomers to Sight Eid El Fitr Crescent Saturday Evening

Dr Ibrahim Abu Muhammad, Grand Mufti of Australia, announced on June 22 Ramadan will officially end on Saturday night with Eid-al-Fitr commencing Sunday. Residents pray during Laylat al-Qadr prayers o...

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Federation Internationale de Football Association take no action against abusive Mexico coach

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Portugal's win took them to the top of their group ahead of Mexico's game against New Zealand moments after. I don't want the opponents to know. "...

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Arab states demand Qatar close Al Jazeera, shutter Turkish base

Arab states demand Qatar close Al Jazeera, shutter Turkish base

The Associated Press obtained a copy of the 13-point list in Arabic from one of the countries involved in the dispute. It has been given 10 days to comply with all of the demands. "Since June 5 expo...

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Suspect identified after Chinese kindergarten blast

Suspect identified after Chinese kindergarten blast

Police said Xu had been suspended from school after he was diagnosed with "vegetative nervous function disturbances". Of the 59 people who were injured, nine were being treated for severe injuries, ...

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Donald Tusk channels John Lennon in pitch to United Kingdom at European Union summit

Donald Tusk channels John Lennon in pitch to United Kingdom at European Union summit

Meanwhile Mr Macron and German chancellor Angela Merkel were insistent that the EU's focus must be on building a future for the remaining 27 states, and not on the Brexit negotiations, which were no...

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Australian military suspends air operations over Syria

It also comes just days after a US F/A-18 shot down a regime warplane after it dropped bombs near US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces fighting ISIS in the area around Tabqah, Syria, in the countr...

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