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Death toll from London tower block fire rises to 12

Death toll from London tower block fire rises to 12

Residents rushed to escape through smoke-filled corridors after being woken up by the smell of burning. Meanwhile, eyewitnesses have recounted their horror at waking up to the fire that engulfed the...

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Atty. Gen. Sessions to testify next week in response to Comey hearing

Atty. Gen. Sessions to testify next week in response to Comey hearing

Attorney General Jeff Sessions' testimony to the Senate Intelligence committee Tuesday will be open to the public. On Wednesday, written testimony by Comey about his alleged interactions with Pre...

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Feinstein wants 'all-hands-on-deck' Trump probe

Dianne Feinstein , D-Calif., and told her he agreed that a probe of why President Donald Trump fired Comey is needed. " These issues should be developed by our legal staff, presented to us, and b...

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Truth-teller Trump: Comey lied

William Brangham has the story. "No collusion, no obstruction". "Nobody would ask a man he hardly knew to pledge loyalty to him", he said . At the same time , the head of the panel said its inv...

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Jeff Sessions denies secret meeting with Russians

Jeff Sessions denies secret meeting with Russians

Asked by Joe Manchin, the Democratic senator from West Virginia, whether a list of Trump campaign advisors were in direct contact with Russian officials , Session said "I have no information" o...

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Attack on Congressman Steve Scalis Refocuses Attention on Gun Control

Attack on Congressman Steve Scalis Refocuses Attention on Gun Control

Casual gun violence and mass shootings are nothing new in America. Background checks and shutting down gun show loopholes, and that's not for today's discussion, but it's not just about politici...

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May to meet Sinn Fein in No 10

The talks were paused over the General Election campaign. Powersharing structures meant Mr McGuinness's move forcibly removed DUP leader Arlene Foster from her job as first minister and triggere...

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Sanders condemns shooter who 'apparently' volunteered on campaign

Hodgkinson attended Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, and through the end of past year worked for JTH Inspections, his Facebook page indicates. Sanders swiftly responded to the report...

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Trump claims 'total and complete vindication' after Comey testimony

The president had previewed his attacks against Comey in an early-morning tweet that broke his previous day's silence on his favorite social media megaphone. Since it's becoming increasingly clear t...

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The Tragedy of the Congressional Baseball Shooting

The Tragedy of the Congressional Baseball Shooting

Scalise, 51, the No. 3 House Republican leader, was first elected in 2008. Spicer says the president was also briefed by Scalise's medical team and spoke with Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner, ...

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Virginia shooting sparks gun control debate

Virginia shooting sparks gun control debate

Whenever there is a mass shooting in America -so, like, every week - gun advocates race to say the solution is more guns. McAuliffe later clarified that he meant to say 93 individuals were killed...

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'Anxiety and fear' over Tory-DUP deal: Sinn Fein

'Anxiety and fear' over Tory-DUP deal: Sinn Fein

When the Prime Minister - who had postponed talks with Democratic Unionist Party to attend - entered the chamber, Conservative MPs cheered and banged their legs, according to The Mirror . They ha...

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Suspect in congressional baseball shooting has died

He was listed in critical condition Wednesday night at a Washington hospital, which said he will require several more operations. He had been living out of his van in the Alexandria area in rece...

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Trump decries shooting of top Congressman, calls for unity

Scalise, the House Majority Whip, was shot in the hip, according to NBC News sources. The office said later that he remains in critical condition. President Trump, in his remarks, stressed that all ...

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AG Sessions: "This is a Secret Innuendo Being Leaked Out There"

SESSIONS: I - why don't you tell me? Tuesday's hearing was followed by predictably partisan reaction from Republicans and rival Democrats . " This is a secret innuendo being leaked out there...

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Obama calls Republican lawmaker after shooting at baseball field

The security contingent was there because of who was practicing this morning: House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , who was working with his fellow Republicans to sharpen their batting and fielding. ...

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Who could fire special counsel Robert Mueller

But after the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey last week , Gingrich said he'd changed his mind. Speculation about whether Mueller would be removed was sparked on Monday after a fr...

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Donald Trump Finally Gets His Wish, Is Now Under Criminal Investigation

Donald Trump Finally Gets His Wish, Is Now Under Criminal Investigation

Comey says Trump asked him to let the investigation into Michael Flynn go. "We briefed the congressional leadership about what Americans we had opened counterintelligence investigation cases on", ...

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Huge fire engulfs 27-story London tower block, people injured

Desperately trying to avoid the flames, residents threw one baby and other small children from high windows to people down on the sidewalk, witnesses said. A police update at approximately 4.00 a.m. B...

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Don't waste time, EU Brexit chief tells Britain

Don't waste time, EU Brexit chief tells Britain

When the Prime Minister sat down for dinner with Emmanuel Macron in Paris Tuesday evening, the new French President - who has set out his stall as an European Union reformer - likely reminded her th...

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President Trump now under investigation for possible obstruction of justice, WAPO reports

President Trump now under investigation for possible obstruction of justice, WAPO reports

Collins' question was prompted by recent media reports that Mueller's role leading the DOJ's Russian Federation investigation could be in jeopardy. Rosenstein is charged with Mueller's fate because...

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Congressmen at GOP Baseball Shooting Credit Capitol Police for Preventing 'Massacre'

Congressmen at GOP Baseball Shooting Credit Capitol Police for Preventing 'Massacre'

He said he could see the shooter "way in the distance". Brooks said the return fire distracted the gunman until he was downed by the officers. "Had they not been there, it would've been a massacre.....

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U.S. intercepts intercontinental ballistic missile in test

U.S. intercepts intercontinental ballistic missile in test

Jim Syring . While the U.S. anti-missile system test was, according to the Pentagon , planned for months and not specifically created to stop incoming missiles from North Korea , Pentagon spokespe...

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Britain, EU fail to agree Brexit talks start date

In an interview with Le Monde, a French newspaper, Barnier said that he was "preoccupied by the passing of time" and that he saw "no utility and no interest" in waiting further before starting the neg...

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Lawmakers talk more security, packing a gun after shooting

Sanders said he denounced the violence "in the strongest possible terms". Ahead of his visit, a White House official said Trump may only be able to visit Scalise's family, which has gathered at the ...

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Congressman Steve Scalise Among Those Shot At Alexandria, Va. Baseball Field

Trump says everyone can agree that we are "blessed to be Americans" and that we are strongest when "we work together for the common good". Various sources have identified the now deceased gunman a...

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Congressman Steve Scalise, Others Shot by Bernie Sanders Campaigner

Several Republican members of Congress were practicing on a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia, ahead of their annual charity baseball game against congressional Democrats when a man opened fire...

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Ill. Man ID'd as Suspect in GOP Baseball Shooting

Ill. Man ID'd as Suspect in GOP Baseball Shooting

James Hodgkinson , a home inspector from Belleville, Illinois, died at a hospital in Washington, D.C., following a shootout with Capitol Police at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia. A Linked...

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Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice, Washington Post reports

Trump's allies have begun raising questions about special counsel Robert Mueller's impartiality — he's a former FBI director who has worked with fired FBI Director James Comey — and floating the...

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US politician shot at baseball practice in critical condition after surgery

US politician shot at baseball practice in critical condition after surgery

Many lawmakers were near the dugout area when the man approached them. "Today and every day, I am grateful to our Capitol Police and our strong Congressional community". The gunman had a rifle and "a...

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Three key questions Sessions didn't answer

Three key questions Sessions didn't answer

Attorney General Jeff Sessions appeared to drive with caution - and stay in his bureaucratic lane - during three hours of testimony on Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee . Session...

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Erdoğan urges Saudi king to solve Qatar row

They cut air, sea and land links and ordered Qatari officials and nationals stationed in their countries to return home. Erdogan added he would hold three-way phone talks on the crisis later Tuesday...

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Missing Port Douglas woman Jessica Hamill found

Missing Port Douglas woman Jessica Hamill found

It is believed Hamill and the mystery man were travelling in a dirty black-coloured 2012 model Holden Commodore station wagon. Specialist police and a helicopter tracked the 24-year-old through bush...

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The Moment Democratic Baseball Team Got News of GOP Shooting

The Moment Democratic Baseball Team Got News of GOP Shooting

The shooting took place just after 7.00am (1100 GMT) as the Republican team practiced for the well-loved charity showdown. One other victim was also critically wounded. U.S. president Donald Trump sa...

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Many in GOP unshaken by Comey's testimony against Trump

President Trump , who had not posted on his Twitter account on Thursday as Mr Comey accused the administration of spreading "lies", struck back with an early morning tweet in which he said: "Wow, C...

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