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Protesters demand justice after deadly London blaze

Protesters demand justice after deadly London blaze Queen Elizabeth, 91, and her grandson Prince William also visited residents and emergency workers on Friday. He added: 'Councils take the safety of residents extremely seriously. A lack of working fire alarms, evacuation procedures, lighting in emergency stairwells and escape routes are all said to have contributed to the catastrophic loss of life. [Full Article...]

Trump reiterates call for a travel ban from certain 'dangerous' countries

Trump reiterates call for a travel ban from certain 'dangerous' countries In January, Trump signed an executive order temporarily blocking refugees from certain Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. "These tweets may make some ppl feel better, but they certainly won't help OSG get 5 votes in SCOTUS, which is what actually matters", George Conway tweeted, a reference to Trump's Monday morning comments on the travel ban. [Full Article...]

Hammond: Pragmatic approach needed for Brexit talks

The Government's priority in Brexit negotiations should be to protect jobs, economic growth and prosperity, Chancellor Philip Hammond has said. "We will negotiate in good faith but it is a negotiation, we recognise there will be an exchange of views and we will take that forward in a spirit of genuine cooperation". [Full Article...]

Theresa May pledges £5M for Grenfell Tower victims

Meanwhile, Cundy said police had started a criminal investigation but there was nothing to suggest "that the fire had been started deliberately". Grenfell Tower is in the North Kensington neighborhood, a working-class, multi-ethnic area next to some of the richest neighborhoods in Britain. [Full Article...]

Minnesota officer acquitted in motorist shooting

Minnesota officer acquitted in motorist shooting On Friday , the officer who killed Castile was acquitted . "The system really is wrong, they really failed us", she said through tears. And the murderer gets away. In Tulsa, Oklahoma, Officer Betty Jo Shelby was acquitted of manslaughter last month in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man. Officers were also standing trial this week in fatal shootings in Cincinnati and Milwaukee. [Full Article...]

Deputy AG: 'Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations'

Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, against congressmen and Capitol Police in Alexandria, Virginia. The president also praised his own use of social media , tweeting about how he is able to bypass traditional news media. Trump also took aim at his favorite foil - the media. Updated at 1:55 p.m.to include more information from the Post article. But House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wiscons... [Full Article...]

Ryan and Pelosi back 'Team Scalise' at Congressional baseball ga

Trump, after visiting the Louisiana Republican at the hospital, on Wednesday said Scalise was "in very tough shape - but he is a real fighter". The attacker, who had traveled to Washington several months ago from the Midwestern state of IL, was fatally wounded by members of the Capitol Police who were in a security detail protecting Scalise. [Full Article...]

Trump restores some Cuba restrictions

Trump restores some Cuba restrictions US travelers are engaging in what amounts to illegal tourism , but they are also and pumping hundreds of millions of dollars the restaurants and bed-and-breakfasts that are driving the growth of Cuba's nascent private sector. Cubans who make their way to the USA without authorization will still be returned to the island, just like unauthorized visitors from other countries . [Full Article...]

After London fire, desperate pleas for missing residents on social media

Her mother, an office cleaner, was returning from work when she tried to enter the building but was forced back by the flames. She added, "She's got a huge career ahead of her". Photographer Khadija Saye , 24, recently had her work shown at the Venice Biennale. There's a fire in my council block. Elgwahry's online profile said she was a senior marketing manager at cashback website Quidco, h... [Full Article...]

Special counsel reviewing whether Trump obstructed justice

Special counsel reviewing whether Trump obstructed justice The fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director said ultimately it was up to Mueller to make a determination whether the president crossed a legal line. Consider that paragraph. And consider we are less than 150 days into Trump's presidency and this - an investigation by a special counsel who also happens to be the former FBI director - is where he finds himself. [Full Article...]

Officer injured in baseball shooting throws first pitch

Scalise probably has hundreds of bullet fragments in his body, and doctors don't plan to remove them because usually there is more risk than benefit in doing so, Sava said . Two officers were shot, as were congressional aide Zach Barth and lobbyist Matt Mika. His social media contained anti-Trump and anti-Republican posts. [Full Article...]

Trump's Cuba stance a "return to the Cold War"

Trump's Cuba stance a The Cuban government is rejecting what it calls the "hostile rhetoric" of President Donald Trump's speech announcing a new USA policy toward the island, but says it is willing to continue "respectful dialogue" with the US on topics of mutual interest. [Full Article...]

US lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

Interest in the charity baseball game has skyrocketed in the aftermath of the shooting, as staffers and lawmakers look to rally around Scalise and the three others who were shot: a congressional staffer, a lobbyist and a Capitol Police special agent. [Full Article...]

Aaron Judge clears Yankee Stadium bleachers with monster 495-foot home run

Aaron Judge clears Yankee Stadium bleachers with monster 495-foot home run As Judge came to bat in the eighth, Yankees manager Joe Girardi thought "they might pitch around" the major league's home run leader. The Yankees sent 10 men to the plate in the bottom half of the first inning, a half-inning that would see them tally six runs on six hits. [Full Article...]

Newt Gingrich: Trump Cannot Obstruct Justice

For example, if Bill Clinton had told Kenneth Starr he'd be audited by the IRS every year unless he dropped the Whitewater investigation, that would have been obstruction of justice. Newt Gingrich defended President Trump against allegations that Trump's firing of James Comey was a crime. He also answered questions about the ongoing probes into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian o... [Full Article...]

17 dead, public investigation sought in London tower fire

Wayne Brown, London Fire Brigade Deputy Assistant Commissioner, said in 25 years on the job he had "never seen a fire with that intensity spread so quickly throughout a building of this size". In rich areas, social housing like the Lancaster West Estate has been targeted for demolition, the tenants sent to far-off parts of the city, and the land rebuilt with luxury flats at a great profit. [Full Article...]

After a Tragedy, We Get Back on the Field

He said the best of America would shine at the congressional baseball game on Thursday night. Later, the crowd burst into applause as Capitol Police Officer David Bailey - who was injured as he pursued the shooter - hobbled to the mound on crutches and tossed the ceremonial first pitch. [Full Article...]

United States warns Beijing of South China Sea Islands

United States warns Beijing of South China Sea Islands Highlighting that "the United States regards the threat from North Korea as a clear and present danger ", Mattis also noted that the Pyongyang regime has been increasing the pace and scope of its efforts in the continued pursuit of nuclear weapons and the means to deliver them. [Full Article...]

Here's how to watch the Congressional Baseball Game live

Mr Scalise, 51, is at Medstar Washington Hospital Centre with a rifle wound in his left hip that has shattered bones, damaged organs and caused severe bleeding. Hodgkinson legally bought the assault-style rifle and 9 mm Smith and Wesson handgun that authorities recovered after the attack. Once Hodgkinson was identified and pictures were released, DeSantis and Duncan, and a person on Duncan's st... [Full Article...]

Grenfell Tower: A tragic symbol of London's social inequality

The comments by Mark Prisk, the former Tory housing minister between 2012 and 2013, came as emergency services revised the death toll of the Grenfell fire tragedy in north Kensington to at least 30 with dozens still in hospital. May met with hospitalized survivors Friday after coming under criticism for failing to meet with angry residents of the building earlier in the week. [Full Article...]


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