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Vehicle hits people near London mosque, causing casualties

Mohammed Shafiq of the Ramadhan Foundation, a Muslim organisation which speaks out against extremism, said: "I utterly condemn the senseless and evil van attack against Muslim worshippers outside th...

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London fire: Police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block

London fire: Police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block

However, experts have warned that under-investment in social housing has left many buildings unsafe. Trade Minister Greg Hands added that the government is conducting what he called an "urgent ins...

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Cosby jury reviews accuser's testimony amid deliberations

Cosby jury reviews accuser's testimony amid deliberations

Pulliam added that Cosby has still been in "good spirits" during her interactions with him. They asked four during the first two days of deliberations. Simpson trial, telling Deadline , " Bill Cos...

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Moon vows to wean Korea off nuclear power

Moon, a left-leaning liberal who won last month's presidential election by a landslide following the impeachment and arrest of Park Geun-hye , said he would increase the role of renewable energy and ...

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London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number of casualties'

Finsbury Park mosque was once a notorious hub for radical Islamists but has entirely changed in recent years under new management. It is located a short walk away from Emirates Stadium, home of t...

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Mexico Snatches Late 2-2 Draw against Portugal in FIFA Confederations Cup

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo attends a training session at the Rubin Training Ground in Kazan , Russia , on Friday, June 16, 2017. Mexico soccer team coach Juan Carlos Osorio said on Su...

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MSNBC host owns Newt Gingrich for pushing conspiracy theory about Robert Mueller

Although Gingrich resigned as speaker after humiliating loses in the 1998 Congressional election, the House later impeached Bill Clinton on obstruction of justice charges. Trump also nominated Gingr...

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Grenfell Tower victims and community leaders meeting PM at Downing Street

More than 3 million pounds ($3.8 million) have been raised for the victims, and the British government has announced a 5 million-pound ($6.3 million) emergency fund. Labour Tottenham MP David Lammy ...

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State Capitol Demonstration Planned After Yanez-Castile Verdict

State Capitol Demonstration Planned After Yanez-Castile Verdict

St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez , 29, has been charged with one count of second-degree manslaughter and two counts of risky discharge of a firearm. Twelve jurors are in their second day of ...

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Number of global displaced up to 65.6 million last year

Number of global displaced up to 65.6 million last year

This is "the highest figure since we started recording these figures", UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi told reporters ahead of the report launch. Of the total, some 10.3 million people were newly displ...

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London protesters demand answers over fire tragedy

Around 800 people gathered outside Prime Minister Theresa May's residence at Downing Street to protest against the United Kingdom government's handling of the disaster, said Joey Ayoub, a journa...

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Kabul blast: Afghan leader says bomb toll passes 150

The statement comes a few hours after acting foreign affairs minister Salahuddin Rabbani, who is also the leader of Jamiat-e-Islami party, said his party was calling for the immediate dismissal of all...

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Israelis, Palestinians deny Tillerson remark on payments to attackers

Tillerson's remarks reflect the deep disappointment that has seeped through the Congress, which is now planning legislation to cut off aid to the Palestinian Authority if the "pay to slay" policy do...

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Forget group win over Pakistan, Virat Kohli warns before final

Amir, who received a five-year ban from all cricket and served three months in prison following a conviction for spot-fixing in 2010, removed Shikhar Dhawan , Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli . But ...

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Amir, Fakhar lead Pakistan to Champions Trophy triumph

Amir, Fakhar lead Pakistan to Champions Trophy triumph

S. Dhoni's residence soon after the match. Pakistan demolished defending champions India by a margin of 180 runs in the Champions Trophy final at The Oval here on Sunday (June 18). "They outp...

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Andrea Leadsom confronted over PM not meeting Grenfell Tower victims

Andrea Leadsom confronted over PM not meeting Grenfell Tower victims

Akala has spoken out for the residents of Grenfell Tower - arguing that those who lost their lives "died because they were poor". The Times' Sam Coates tweeted a letter that he said was sent to...

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US Govt agrees on new Sanctions on Russian Federation

US Govt agrees on new Sanctions on Russian Federation

The Russia sanctions measure was added as an amendment to an Iranian sanctions bill, after a deal was struck between the heads of the Senate Foreign Relations and Banking Committees. Trump has ...

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Deputy AG might recuse himself from Russia probe

President Donald Trump's closest allies are attacking the integrity of those involved in the wideni. "I recognize the importance of these questions, and I think that Director Mueller ought to revi...

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Handel, Ossoff call on help in final days of Georgia race

Handel, Ossoff call on help in final days of Georgia race

Many analysts believe it may provide insight into the fortunes of the parties in next year's midterm elections for the U.S. House - in which Tuesday's victor will have to compete if they want to keep ...

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Trump lawyer: President not under investigation in Russia probe

United States President Donald Trump on Sunday said his agenda to "Make America Great Again " is progressing despite the distraction of what he called a " witch hunt ". But the president can alwa...

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Brics Foreign Ministers meet, India raises terrorism issue

Brics Foreign Ministers meet, India raises terrorism issue

In the (New) Delhi meeting previous year, they had reached a significant understanding on enhancing cooperation in security and counter-terrorism", Singh said. During his meeting with Lavrov, Wang sai...

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Ronaldo, Hernandez and VAR give the Confederations Cup the spectacle it needed

Portugal's defender Pepe scored a goal in the 21st minute of the game but the goal was disallowed for offside on review. Mexico could have hit back four minutes later when Carlos Vela picke...

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Swiss President pays tribute to former German chancellor

Kohl mentored Merkel early in her career, appointing her to her first ministerial post. But in 1999, when it emerged Kohl had been misusing funds to give his friends kickbacks, Merkel stunned German...

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Imprisoned American Student Leaves North Korea in Coma

Warmbier's parents, Fred and Cindy, confirmed their son was on a medevac flight. University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier , who had been detained in North Korea for 17 months, arrived home ...

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Bette Midler stole the show at the Tony Awards with bold speech

Dear Evan Hansen , a show that centres on a lonely teenager who fabricates a former friendship with a classmate who killed himself, won best musical as well as best musical actor with Ben Platt ...

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Trump not under investigation, says lawyer

Patrick Leahy (D-VT), ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, that said , in part, "it should be obvious to everyone that this is a political favor from President Trump to a few influential...

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Cladding used in London's Grenfell Tower is 'banned in Britain'

Cladding used in London's Grenfell Tower is 'banned in Britain'

After a turbulent three months which has seen three militant attacks and now the tower blaze, Queen Elizabeth said "it is hard to escape a very sombre national mood", in a message on her official birt...

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No NOC required from Gandhi family for 'Indu Sarkar': CBFC chief

No NOC required from Gandhi family for 'Indu Sarkar': CBFC chief

There are some audacious references to the Gandhi family in the trailer which may receive objections from the Censor Board. This was a time when the nation was put in the most embarrassing spotlight i...

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'Father's Day for Philando' protest outside St. Anthony Police Dept

This has contributed to the worries expressed by African-American gun owners about the bias treatment they receive from the Society and Police . Minnesota activists held a second rally against poli...

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Death toll from London inferno rises to 58

Death toll from London inferno rises to 58

United Kingdom government must work quickly on an inquiry and consider tearing down similar tower blocks, says London mayor. He told BBC Radio 4's The World at One: "I feel like everybody els...

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Anger erupts in London as Grenfell protesters take to the streets

Anger erupts in London as Grenfell protesters take to the streets

Earlier in the day, the prime minister paid a second visit to the area around the Grenfell Tower following public outcry at her snubbing of local residents on her first visit due to "security concer...

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Finally, Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU

Britain has less than two years to negotiate the terms of the divorce and the outlines of the future relationship before it is due to leave in late March 2019. One European diplomat in London said t...

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17th Suspect Arrested in Connection With Manchester Bombing

Police said the nearby Royal Manchester Infirmary remained open but Ronald McDonald House , which provides accommodation for families of patients at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, had been...

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Trump's Paris decision is a boon for Plains states

Trump's Paris decision is a boon for Plains states

While the joint statement from the European Union and China urging the U.S. not to withdraw from the Paris Agreement demonstrated the type of solidarity that is required on this important issue,...

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Darjeeling unrest continues, Rajnath Singh appeals peace; Mamata smells conspiracy

The unrest and turmoil that erupted in the Darjeeling hills last week, is not likely to settle down anytime soon, as leaders from the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha ( GJM ) have made it clear that they are...

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