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London fire: Death toll soars to 30

The fire has left the building nearly completely charred, and there were concerns about the tower's structural integrity, as it appeared to lean slightly to one side. May also said efforts are being m...

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London Police Raise Death Toll In Tower Fire To 30

London Police Raise Death Toll In Tower Fire To 30

Scuffles broke out near the building, with demonstrators chanting "we want justice" as they surged toward the doors. "We need to have an explanation of this; we owe that to the families, to the people...

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EU, UK fix date to begin Brexit negotiations

The DUP, under Arlene Foster, has not yet struck a deal with the Conservatives that would allow a beleaguered Theresa May form a minority government in London. But it means the talks will go ahead w...

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Cuba rejects 'hostile rhetoric' of Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he hopes his revised approach to Cuba will "empower" Cubans on the island. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, typically supportive of GOP presidents, predicte...

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Homeland Security: 'Dreamers' can remain in US

But leaving it in place would conflict with a promise Trump made on the presidential campaign trail.There was confusion over whether the policy would remain in place late Thursday after the Departme...

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Latino Police Officer Who Killed Philando Castile Walks Free

Latino Police Officer Who Killed Philando Castile Walks Free

She continued: "The system in this country continues to fail black people and will continue to fail us". She continued, "I am so disappointed in the state of Minnesota". The prosecution argued that ...

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Gloria Hunniford and Rory Best recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Gloria Hunniford and Rory Best recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

I'm still alive. I'm representing the squadron and it is the squadron that is being honoured, not me'. And an MBE for services to hockey is awarded to umpire Nathan Stagno. Judy Murray, mother of te...

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Trump tweets about Clinton after news of obstruction of justice investigation

Trump tweets about Clinton after news of obstruction of justice investigation

Former FBI director James Comey told Congress last week he believes he was sacked by Trump to undermine the agency's Russian Federation probe. Officials familiar with the probe into alleged ti...

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Protesters storm local town hall over London fire

Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said: "It may be - and I just don't know - it may be that ultimately some victims remain unidentified". May also ordered a full public investigation into ...

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Cladding on Grenfell Tower not fire-resistant

Cladding on Grenfell Tower not fire-resistant

The renovation included the cladding of the entire exterior of the building, which residents have reportedly blamed for the speed at which the fire spread . May, already under pressure after a botc...

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Rory McIlroy misses US Open cut for second year running

Rory McIlroy misses US Open cut for second year running

If anyone knows the value of par at the U.S. Open, it would be a two-time champion, the likes of Els. Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy and Jason Day - the top three players in the world, all of th...

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Jury reaches verdict in death of Philando Castile

Officer Yanez killed Castile in July, however, the second-degree manslaughter and lesser charges that the Minnesota police officer faced didn't stick when he was acquitted of all charges. "Yes, I am...

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Donald Trump tweets surprising suggestion about firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Sessions has already recused himself from the case, so Rosenstein is effectively the Attorney General on the case and Brand would replace him should he recuse himself. Meanwhile, former House Spea...

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GOP senator from KS says Cuba policy bad for farmers

The policy will also ban most American financial transactions with the military-linked conglomerate that dominates much of the Cuban economy, including dozens of hotels, along with state-run restaur...

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U.S. defense chief: 'Americans will do the right thing' in Pacific

U.S. defense chief: 'Americans will do the right thing' in Pacific

It was Washington's "ultimate double standard" to ban other countries from nuclear or missile tests amid its own attempts to modernize the US arsenal. Mattis called North Korea an "urgent military t...

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Grenfell Tower Death Toll Continues To Rise

Britain's Press Association reported that some 70 people are still missing after the fire, based on verified reports . The government has ordered a judge-led inquiry into Wednesday's disaster, wh...

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London fire may have destroyed DNA needed to ID victims

From within the tower itself, six bodies have been recovered and 11 more have been located, but are unable to be removed. X Factor judge Simon Cowell is planning to produce a fundraising record for ...

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USA formally rejects Paris climate treaty at G-7 environmental meeting

USA formally rejects Paris climate treaty at G-7 environmental meeting

United States Environment Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt attends the opening of a two-day G7 summit on the environment, in Bologna, Italy , Sunday, June 11, 2017. have been rebuffed by the le...

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Mass ACLU: Michelle Carter conviction 'imperils free speech'

Mass ACLU: Michelle Carter conviction 'imperils free speech'

Attorneys for Carter had tried to fend off the charges by saying her texts to the 17-year-old Roy were protected speech under the First Amendment. " She is mindful that the process in the truck wi...

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Israeli Police Officer Killed In Jerusalem Stabbing

The officer was identified as Chief Sergeant Hadas Malka , a 23-year-old resident of the community of Azar in southern Israel , police spokeswoman Luba Samri said . All three were from Deir Abu M...

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Donald Trump releases financial disclosure about his business assets

Although the report may offer some insight into Trump's assets, governmental ethics lawyers accusing Trump of violating the US Constitution's emoluments clause as it pertains to payments from foreig...

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Amazon to acquire Whole Foods in $13.7 billion deal

Amazon to acquire Whole Foods in $13.7 billion deal

Target tumbled by 10 percent and Walmart was down by 6 percent. On Friday, WalMart announced it is buying men's online clothing retailer Bonobos for $310 million. "No one thought about Amazon ",...

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Congressman in critical condition after shooting at baseball practice

Congressman in critical condition after shooting at baseball practice

Scalise underwent a third procedure and second surgery for his gunshot wound Thursday. Also hurt but released from hospitals were two Capitol Police officers, David Bailey and Crystal Griner , and...

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Vice President Mike Pence hires outside counsel in Russian Federation probe

Vice President Mike Pence hires outside counsel in Russian Federation probe

Pence's outside counsel selection process has been going on for weeks, and there was no singular event that prompted his decision to hire an outside lawyer. The fact that Mike Pence is now lawyerin...

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Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87

His 16-year tenure was the longest of any German Chancellor since Otto von Bismarck, and by far the longest of any democratically elected Chancellor. — November 1989: East Germany opens the Berli...

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Officer acquitted in fatal Facebook Live shooting of black motorist

Yanez had testified that he was afraid for his life and that Castile did not follow his orders after he disclosed that he had a firearm. In it, Castile can be seen bleeding to death in the driver...

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UK prime minister, N Ireland party to hold alliance talks

The source said the talks to leave the European Union would not be delayed, removing the question mark over the negotiations being derailed by May's lack of a parliamentary majority lost in an el...

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May says Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority

May says Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority

May will also be reliant upon the 10 lawmakers from the Eurosceptic DUP, who would help her edge past the 326 votes needed in parliament to avoid the government collapsing. The performance of the Brit...

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Putin hears briefing on report of IS chief death

The Russian Defence Ministry said it bombed a meeting of ISIS or so-called "Islamic State" near the group's city base in Raqqa in Syria . In an e-mailed statement , Army Col. Rumours of al-Baghdad...

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Trump slams obstruction of justice story on Twitter

Trump slams obstruction of justice story on Twitter

The memo sent Thursday asks for records related to foreign travel, contacts with Russian "officials, agents or nationals" and background investigations into the top Trump associates now targeted by...

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Professor Eats His Own Books On TV After Losing Bet On Elections

A politics expert ate his book on live TV after underestimating Labour's election performance. "I'm a man of my word". British politics Professor Matt Goodwin bet Labour wouldn't reach 38 per ...

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4000 more U.S. troops to be sent to Afghanistan

4000 more U.S. troops to be sent to Afghanistan

President Trump has granted Defense Secretary Jim Mattis control over troop levels in Afghanistan , a US official told Reuters on Tuesday. The latest is posed by Islamic State extremists, evide...

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Can Donald Trump fire Robert Mueller?

Can Donald Trump fire Robert Mueller?

House Speaker Paul Ryan says the White House and President Donald Trump should let the special counsel's investigation continue, and await vindication. Comey maintains the president asked him, in th...

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Trump Plans to Limit Travel and Investment Into Cuba, Say Officials

Trump is expected to announce the presidential policy directive Friday, surrounded by Cuban-American supporters at Miami's Manuel Artime Theater, a venue named after one of the late leaders of the Bri...

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Was gunman ready to head home before VA shooting?

Was gunman ready to head home before VA shooting?

Hodgkinson lived out of a white cargo van in a gentrified neighborhood just miles from where US laws are made. It was her first time to face the TV cameras that had been camped outside her house h...

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