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Four more Grenfell Tower victims identified

The move comes as a vast operation is under way across the United Kingdom to identify buildings with cladding like that used on the Grenfell Tower fire in north Kensington where a fire killed at least 79 people. The London Metropolitan Police is considering filing criminal charges against the company, including manslaughter charges. Hotpoint said Friday that "words can not express our sorrow at this bad tragedy" and added it was working with authorities to examine the appliance. Read More

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McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to NKorea

John McCain , R-Ariz., proposed that prospective American travelers complete a form declaring they won't hold the USA government responsible for what happens. The South Koreans actually over many decades have seen thousands and thousands of their citizens abducted and held in the North, and six are being held right now just within recent months and years. Read More

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Theresa May to 'reflect' after losing majority in Parliament

It was marked by a proposal to force elderly people to pay more for their care and her decision to skip a televised debate. Britain's best-selling Sun newspaper said senior members of her party had vowed to get rid of May but would wait at least six months because they were anxious that a leadership contest now could propel Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn into power. Read More

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Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller

Rosenstein may be asked to address the issue when he speaks at a Senate subcommittee hearing Tuesday morning. (Message: I'll protect you.) He allegedly told Comey the next day, "I hope you can let this go". The Trump confidant told TheDC that this wording from Ruddy is clearly an attempt to convince the president that firing Mueller would be a poor decision. Read More

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Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation

Even though Mueller is technically leading the investigation, the DOJ controls the funding for the investigation and can fire Mueller if the department decides it's warranted. Some of his ire is aimed at Rosenstein and investigative special counsel Robert Mueller , both of whom the president believes are biased against him, associates say . Read More

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Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators

It is not clear, however, if Trump was referring in Friday's tweet to Mueller or Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who wrote a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions recommending that the president fire Comey. Trump tweets . Echoing tweets from Thursday, he concludes by adding: "Witch Hunt". As Bob Mueller, the special investigator now heading the FBI's probe into allegations of Russian election meddling, filled out his legal team and prepared to begin interviews , ... Read More

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Dozens killed and wounded in attack on regional Afghanistan police headquarters

Dozens killed and wounded in attack on regional Afghanistan police headquarters

The attack was reportedly by an afghan Soldier and it is termed as a insider act. Two attackers were immediately killed by the Afghan forces while one attacker is absconding. Another Afghan soldier was wounded. "One attacker blew up his vehicle at the entrance of the headquarters, opening the way for two others who opened fire on the security forces while another suicide bomber was killed", Mr Shirzad said. Read More

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Jeff Sessions Knocked 'Hysteria' Out of Kamala Harris, Former Trump Adviser Says

Jeff Sessions Knocked 'Hysteria' Out of Kamala Harris, Former Trump Adviser Says

But she cautiously noted that, alongside the progress the country has made, "We also recognize this is an incredibly challenging moment in our history". McCain stepped in to tell Burr , who is the chairman of the committee, that Sessions "should be allowed to answer the question". PAULA FARRIS: Well you want that, but you have to let him qualify, you still have to let them finish he wasn't done speaking. Read More

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Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

They also point to entertainer Kathy Griffin, who posted an internet video showing her holding up the likeness of the bloody, decapitated head of Obama? WANG: She got a lot of questions from reporters. That's the reaction many expressed on Thursday following the shootout at the baseball diamond in Alexandria, Va., a day earlier. Here's what she said. Read More

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Trump hands to Pentagon troop level decisions on Afghanistan

Trump hands to Pentagon troop level decisions on Afghanistan

When asked whether he expected to increase US troop levels in Afghanistan to anywhere near USA 2011 peak of about 100,000 troops, Mattis dismisses the chances. Throughout his tenure, Obama's White House reviewed even small changes in US troop levels in Afghanistan. Jon Tester (D-N.M.), Mattis said that peace in Afghanistan is possible but will require the global community to "hold with it and when we reduce, we reduce based on conditions on the ground, not an arbitrary timeline". Read More

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2 local congressman missed being at shooting scene

Sen. Flake, of Arizona, said he took cover in the dugout as the gunman and law enforcement exchanged fire. The 2006 case was dismissed after the alleged victim didn't show up for the court hearing. Formerly with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bailey was praised by House Speaker Paul Ryan for his heroic efforts. "He was hunting us at that point", said Rep. Read More

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Former NBA player Dennis Rodman arrives in North Korea

Former NBA player Dennis Rodman arrives in North Korea

Former NBA badboy Dennis Rodman is making a surprise trip to North Korea on Tuesday amid high tensions on the nuclear-armed peninsula. A senior USA official tells CNN that the State Department was aware Rodman was planning to travel to North Korea, but stressed Rodman was not traveling there in any official capacity for the US government. Read More

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Boris Johnson calling for end to blockade of Qatar

Pakistan's parliament last week passed a resolution urging the Pakistani government to help mediate the crisis , which could turn out to be disastrous for the regional security and stability. Qatar today denounced the sanctions imposed against Doha by Saudi Arabia and its allies as "unfair" and "illegal", as Britain announced talks to try to resolve the crisis . Read More

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Israel approves largest West Bank settlements in 25 years

Israel approves largest West Bank settlements in 25 years

Out of these, 3,066 have been given final approval and will soon be built. Reality requires that we acknowledge that Jerusalem is not united and that the Palestinians of the city don't identify with Israel as a Jewish state. "Israel's continued policy of settlement expansion is illegal under worldwide law" and the recent decision "further complicate the prospects for viable two-state solution", the bloc's foreign police chief Federica Mogherini said in a statement. Read More

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China Eastern flight returns after engine fault

China Eastern flight returns after engine fault

The engine failure in Sydney resembles another recent incident. China Eastern is now investigating the cause of the incident together with the Australian Transport Safety Bureau. Passengers said the crew cleared the seats near the affected engine. "It is very unusual", said Mr Jensen. China Eastern Airlines representative Kathy Zhang also said that there will be many parties, including the governments, involved in the investigation, as " the engine for the aircraft is a big issue ". Read More

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SRK's smart move: Averts 'Jab Harry Met Sejal' clash with 'Toilet...'

SRK's smart move: Averts 'Jab Harry Met Sejal' clash with 'Toilet...'

And recently, while talking about Imtiaz, SRK stated that he reminds him of Yash Chopra. Looks like Shah Rukh Khan's wifey Gauri Khan is taking a trip down the memory lane. SRK's victory dance!6. Umm, Sallu Met Harry is a parallel real-life plot. "The films have no similarity, except for the fact that we can hope our movie can also be one of that kind of unabashed classic love stories. Read More

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Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in 'friendly fire'

The pro-Islamic State Maute group has proven to be a fierce enemy, clinging on to the heart of Marawi City through days of air strikes the military has said are "surgical" and on known rebel targets. Gen. Restituto Padilla , spokesman for the Armed Forces of the Philippines ( AFP ), told the Philippine Star. The siege of Marawi prompted President Duterte to declare martial law in Mindanao for 60 days and suspend the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus on the entire island during ... Read More

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No Other CM Has Done So Much For Poor Farmers: Mandsaur Protesters

Collector O P Srivastava said the situation has improved and no untoward incident has been reported. Internet services have also been suspended in multiple districts, according to police reports. The state government responded by deploying police and claiming the farmers' campaign was instigated by the opposition, mainly Congress, the traditional ruling party of the Indian bourgeoisie. Read More

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James Comey testimony reignites debate on whether Donald Trump obstructed justice

James Comey testimony reignites debate on whether Donald Trump obstructed justice

When asked why he did not object to this request, Comey said he thought, "This isn't a hill worth dying on, and so I just said, 'Okay.' The press is going to completely ignore it - and that's what happened". You reached separate conclusions", McCain said . And, again, you look back in hindsight, you think should I have resisted harder? MCCAIN: "That investigation have any involvement of Secretary Clinton or any of her associates is completed?" Numerous viewers who tuned in to hear ... Read More

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Alonso returns to McLaren with a deadline

Brown spoke after it was revealed that Honda had failed to produce expected updates for their engines for this weekend's race, the seventh of the season following a miserably disappointing start to the year. "I will decide what I am doing after the summer, in September or October, but I want to keep some quality in my life. If it is increasing like NASCAR, which has 40 or 50 races, it isn't for me". Read More

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Stabbed Millwall fan recounts fight with London Bridge attackers

Stabbed Millwall fan recounts fight with London Bridge attackers

I shouted back at them. And during the London Bridge terror attacks over the weekend, he invoked the strength of the Lions and became a hero. Larner, from Peckham, southeast London , is now recuperating in St. The Peckham resident told the Sun he was knifed in the head, chest and both hands by the terrorists, now known to be Khuram Butt, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba. Read More

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Artist installs statue of urinating dog next to 'Fearless Girl' in protest

Artist installs statue of urinating dog next to 'Fearless Girl' in protest

But people are decidedly not buying his explanation, and although the Pug statue was removed within a few hours of appearing on Monday - by Tuesday morning Twitter was full of outrage . But because a taste of fame, whether bitter or sweet, does things to a person's ego, Gardega is now reportedly planning to make a whole litter of pissing puppies, to be sprayed with gold paint and installed around Manhattan. Read More

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