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More than 80 stay put as tower blocks evacuated over cladding fears

Residents are evacuated from the Taplow residential tower block on the Chalcots Estate, in the borough of Camden, north London , Friday, June 23, 2017 . The cladding has since failed all safety chec...

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Kovind vs Meira: Opposition to mount fight against BJP, says Yechury

Kovind vs Meira: Opposition to mount fight against BJP, says Yechury

The Union minister said BJP respects Meira Kumar as much as Ram Nath Kovind and hence, the main opposition party should stop the "malafide campaign" against the ruling party's intentions of nomina...

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Timeline of events surrounding MI airport stabbing

The officer, identified as Lieutenant Jeff Neville , is in stable condition. The attack occurred just before 10am local time, prompting officials to evacuate and shut down the airport and add secur...

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UK Parliament investigating cyberattack on user accounts

Parliamentary emails may not work remotely. Hackers have targeted the email system of the British parliament in an apparent attempt to break into the accounts of hundreds of members of parliament, L...

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BJP slams Congress for 'dividing' nation on Presidential election

BJP slams Congress for 'dividing' nation on Presidential election

But has she (Meira Kumar) been chosen to lose? Prasad earlier in the day said that the opposition parties are still treading on the path Nitish Kumar had suggested to make the country "Sangh-mukt"...

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Portuguese PM arranges special 'Gujarati lunch' for PM Modi

India, a big buyer of U.S. arms that was recently named by Washington as a major defence ally, wants to protect its 7,500- km coastline as Beijing expands its maritime trade routes and Chinese subma...

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North Korea has tested a heavy duty engine for ballistic missiles

North Korea has tested a heavy duty engine for ballistic missiles

Tensions between the U.S. and North Korea spiked once again last week when American student Otto Warmbier , who was serving a hard labour sentence in Pyongyang for allegedly stealing a propaganda s...

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Syria conflict: United States jet 'downs Iranian-made drone'

Syria conflict: United States jet 'downs Iranian-made drone'

A USA warplane shot down an Iranian-made drone operated by pro-regime forces in southern Syria early on Tuesday, officials said, in the latest incident in rising tensions between the two sides. "We'...

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White House-media relations at breaking point as Spicer searches for replacement

The graphic sported a weathered, grunge like look and textures, giving it a darker and nearly mysterious look. The artist, Bill Hennessy, did not use his easel but stood in the back of the press roo...

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Russia Warships And Submarine Fire Cruise Missiles At Syria

Submarine " Krasnodar " carried out launches of cruise missiles from an underwater position; Russia Today quoted the Defence Ministry statement. The Cailber missiles were fired from the frigates "...

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S.Korean President witnesses test of home-grown missile

S.Korean President witnesses test of home-grown missile

Such fundamental issues, according to the questionnaire carried by the North's official Korean Central News Agency, apparently included an immediate and unconditional halt of joint military drills b...

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Good start, not enough: European Union leaders mull May's Brexit offer

Good start, not enough: European Union leaders mull May's Brexit offer

Given the floor for 10 minutes at the end of a Brussels summit dinner, her first since she launched the two-year withdrawal process in March, May outlined five principles, notably that no European ...

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Number of casualties in London tower block fire rises to 79

Number of casualties in London tower block fire rises to 79

The images and video captured by a specialist police recovery team who has been working closely alongside colleagues from the London Ambulance Service and the London Fire Brigade as part of the on...

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Russian Federation fires missiles from Mediterranean at IS in Syria

Russian Federation suspended its communication channel with the USA about military operations in Syria from Monday after a United States jet shot down a Syrian warplane on Sunday, with Moscow ac...

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Israel tells civilians to steer clear of Syria border

Israel tells civilians to steer clear of Syria border

The army said the mortars are believed to hit Israel by mistake, due to the Syrian internal fighting near Quneitra. Israel has conducted multiple air strikes in Syria since the Syrian war erupted in...

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Airport attacker tried, but failed, to buy gun in US — FBI officials

Airport attacker tried, but failed, to buy gun in US — FBI officials

Jeff Neville on Wednesday at Bishop International Airport in Flint , Michigan. Lt Neville was standing at the top of the airport escalators when he was approached from behind and knifed. "I won'...

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Sub Inspector Killed As Terrorists Open Fire At CRPF Team In Srinagar

Sub Inspector Killed As Terrorists Open Fire At CRPF Team In Srinagar

Witnesses said that militants fired many shots on the convoy injuring the soldiers. The attack took place at Panthachowk, when a CRPF vehicle was passing through the area. Reinforcements were rush...

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India to take on England in Women's World Cup opener

India to take on England in Women's World Cup opener

This is a first of its kind and will surely attract a lot of fans. "The Pakistan women's side does not need to go far to find inspiration ahead of the ICC Women's World Cup 2017". Pressure comes...

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Modi arrives in the USA on Saturday

Modi arrives in the USA on Saturday

The offer is still subject to congressional approval. "We are celebrating 70 years of the establishment of Indo-Dutch diplomatic relations this year", PM Modi said in a Facebook post today. Mentio...

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Korea is open to moratorium on nuclear, missile tests

Korea is open to moratorium on nuclear, missile tests

Participation in Pyeongchang could "provide a turning point for the reconciliation between the South and North", Moon said. North Korea has tested several new missile systems this year, including a ...

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Five GOP senators now oppose health bill - enough to sink it

Doctors and patients joined U.S. Sen. So far, the Senate health care bill has not gotten any backing from top health or medical organizations. "It's not that they're opposed", he said. She also ...

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North Korea denies torturing USA student Warmbier

North Korea denies torturing USA student Warmbier

Mr Warmbier was released earlier this month and returned to the US, where he was described as being in a "state of unresponsive wakefulness". Joseph Yun, the US special representative for North Kor...

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Finsbury Park terror attack victim dies

Ali came to Britain from Bangladesh when he was 10. Ali, who was married, had four daughters, two sons and two grandchildren. He was the only person to have died in an attack that is being treated...

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Ex-cop not guilty in Milwaukee shooting death that sparked riots

Ex-cop not guilty in Milwaukee shooting death that sparked riots

Jurors began deliberations Tuesday around midday after attorneys delivered closing arguments in a case that poses the question of whether the officer was acting in self-defense or shooting a man who...

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Donald Tusk says UK rights proposal 'below expectations'

Members of the EU's 27 remaining nations said they wanted more details from Britain after May made her pitch Thursday, on the eve of the first anniversary of the so-called Brexit referendum. May s...

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Judge orders Ivanka Trump to testify in shoe dispute

Judge orders Ivanka Trump to testify in shoe dispute

The luxury shoe company Aquazzura Italia SRL sued the President's eldest daughter past year in Manhattan federal court - claiming her Hettie model sandal was a knockoff of the brand's best-selling $...

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Manslaughter charges possible over Grenfell as 800 London households evacuated for safety

Residents of more than 700 flats in north London's Chalcots Estate housing blocks have spent the night in emergency accommodation after being evacuated over fire safety fears following the Gren...

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Flash flood watch this afternoon for Lauderdale, neighboring counties

Flash flood watch this afternoon for Lauderdale, neighboring counties

While you were sleeping, Tropical Storm Cindy began pushing showers through areas east of Houston. But the owner says it won't be the last time the area floods. Be sure to monitor local rivers and str...

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Humiliated, Say Rajasthan Families; 1.5 Lakh Homes Stamped 'I Am Poor'

Humiliated, Say Rajasthan Families; 1.5 Lakh Homes Stamped 'I Am Poor'

Written in red on a yellow coloured patch of the wall - right outside their house - is "I am very poor and get wheat through NFSA" ( National Food Security Act) or 'I am selected under BPL and get ra...

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Democrats' disputes simmer after special election losses

Democrats' disputes simmer after special election losses

The frustrated Democrats met in Rice's office a day earlier to discuss their options as they face long odds of knocking out the woman who has led the Democratic caucus for almost 15 years from minor...

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Paris shows off in race against Los Angeles for 2024 Games

Paris shows off in race against Los Angeles for 2024 Games

This partnership will transform the Olympic Games and the Olympic experience. "Hundreds of inspiring Team USA athletes, National Governing Bodies and Multi-Sport Organizations have come together to ...

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Belgium suspect shot after 'small explosion' in main station

Belgium suspect shot after 'small explosion' in main station

But the man was not wearing an explosive belt as was previously thought, Van Der Sypt said. "The man then returned to the hall where he rushed to a soldier shouting " Allahu Akbar " (God is Greatest...

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North Korea: Otto Warmbier's death 'is a mystery to us'

The North Korean government has denied mistreating USA student Otto Warmbier, who fell into a coma while being held in prison in the communist state. "To make it clear, we are the biggest victim o...

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Iraqi forces free hundreds of civilians in Mosul Old City battles

Despite that effort, the United Nations issued an alarming warning Saturday that local civilians are in grave danger , claiming 12 were killed and hundreds injured on Friday. There has been no conf...

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Otto Warmbier funeral: thousands gather to mourn 'profound loss'

The article published by the official Korean Central News Agency was Pyongyang's first reaction to Otto Warmbier's death in a USA hospital on Monday after North Korea released him for what it sai...

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EU Underwhelmed by UK's Brexit Offer for EU Nationals

Donald Tusk , European Council president, said his "first impression is that the U.K.'s offer is below our expectations and that it risks worsening the situation of citizens". However, the Prime Min...

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Twin blasts rock market in Pakistan's north-west, 15 killed

Bomb Disposal Squad of police said that around 75 kilograms of explosives along ball bearings and unbolts were used in the attack. At least 10 people were killed and several others injured in two se...

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London tower fire started in refrigerator, cladding failed safety tests, police say

McCormack said the Metropolitan Police was "looking at every criminal offence from manslaughter onwards". Samples of the Grenfell Tower's aluminum composite tiles and insulation were analyzed and ha...

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GOP senators now oppose health bill - enough to sink it

US Senate Republicans have unveiled a revamped healthcare plan aimed at fulfilling President Donald Trump's pledge to repeal Obamacare , but a revolt within their ranks put the Bill in instant je...

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South Korea conducts missile test with warning to North Korea

South Korea conducts missile test with warning to North Korea

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Kim Dong-yeon said any efforts Seoul makes in denuclearizing the isolated country will in cooperation with the United States and the global community, South Korea's ...

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