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London fire: 58 missing people presumed dead after Grenfell Tower disaster

London fire: 58 missing people presumed dead after Grenfell Tower disaster A catastrophic blaze at a London apartment tower has brought new scrutiny to a long-accepted, counterintuitive rule for people in tall buildings: If the blaze breaks out elsewhere in the structure, don't automatically run for the stairs. In parallel, the police are seeking to identify if any criminal offences had been committed. This relies on dental records, fingerprints and DNA when possible a... [Full Article...]

Trump appears to confirm obstruction investigation on Twitter

Among them are James Quarles and Jeannie Rhee , both of whom Mueller brought over from his old firm, WilmerHale. "FBI agents and federal prosecutors have also been examining the finances of other Trump associates, said USA officials familiar with the matter", the Post reported . [Full Article...]

Senate GOP Pushes Forward on an Uncertain Health Care Bill

Senate GOP Pushes Forward on an Uncertain Health Care Bill But even facing those challenges, there was rare optimism among Senate Republicans on Tuesday. "The moderates are very happy", an aide to Sen. McCaskill first asked Hatch if there was going to be a hearing in the Finance Committee on the bill , given that it could affect trillions of dollars in healthcare spending. [Full Article...]

US Navy confirms all 7 missing sailors from USS Fitzgerald found dead

Harden is from Herrin, Illinois, and recently was redeployed. CORRECTION (June 17, 2017, 11:40 p.m. EST): An earlier version of this article erroneously reported that all seven of the missing sailors had been found. The destroyer returned to Yokosuka on Saturday evening with the help of tug boats. The bodies of seven US sailors missing after a Navy destroyer collided with a container ship off ... [Full Article...]

'Trooping the colour' in London for queen's official birthday

The queen has expressed her sympathies to families of victims of the blaze that ripped through the 24-story building, killing at least 30. Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered a public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire . Protests were held in London on Friday as residents demanded more support for those affected by the fire, BBC reported. Grief turned to outrage Friday amid reports ... [Full Article...]

Trump's attorney contradicts himself on investigation denial

Rosenstein, 52, has kept a relatively low profile throughout his decades working inside the Justice Department, a fact that likely helped him win bipartisan approval weeks ago when 94 senators voted to confirm his appointment to deputy attorney general. [Full Article...]

Government announces 149 new Post Office Passport Seva Kendras

Government announces 149 new Post Office Passport Seva Kendras The objective of this partnership is to extend passport related services on a larger scale and to ensure a wider coverage area. "When I started at the Ministry, we had only 77 PSKs to cater to the whole nation". The POPSK program is a joint initiative by the MEA and the Department of Post. "To fulfil our goal of establishing PSKs within every 50 km radius, we will continue to work to recognise p... [Full Article...]

Ultras target Army convoy in Kashmir, no casualties

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday offered condolences to the families of six policemen killed by militants near Achabal in south Kashmir on Friday, terming the attack as a "cowardice act". "Due to widespread support for militants these days, it is hard to make out who is a ultras and who is not", a police officer said. After the encounter, two civilians were also killed after security ... [Full Article...]

Pakistan PM questioned before anti-graft probe

Pakistan PM questioned before anti-graft probe Shehbaz, the 65-year-old Punjab chief minister, made the remarks while talking to media after appearing before the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) which grilled him for almost four hours in connection with the high-profile Panamagate graft case against Sharifs. [Full Article...]

Police attend incident at Manchester service station

The attacker, 22-year-old Salman Abedi, reportedly met with members of the Katibat al-Battar al-Libi, during trips to Tripoli and Sabratha, Libya. Police said officers were examining the link between the 24-year-old suspect and the Micra. [Full Article...]

Gunman's Widow Hadn't Spoken With Him Before He left Home

Gunman's Widow Hadn't Spoken With Him Before He left Home When asked why he left and why he went to the Washington D.C. area specifically, Hodgkinson said her husband wanted to "work on taxes" with government officials, with a goal of changing the tax brackets. Schaumleffel never actually knew Hodgkinson said now he'd never forget the day he was out there shooting. The Hodgkinsons had been married nearly 30 years. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation wins 2-0 in Confed Cup

Russian Federation wins 2-0 in Confed Cup Sanchez was one of the most goal-scoring forwards of the English Premier League with a total of 24 goals for his team's games. Russian Federation convincingly beat New Zealand 2-0 at St Petersburg's Krestovsky Stadium in front of 50,251 people, including President Vladimir Putin and FIFA president Gianni Infantino , who addressed the crowd before kick-off. [Full Article...]

President Macron's party dominates French parliamentary vote

President Macron's party dominates French parliamentary vote With its allies from MoDem centrist party, it is represented by 360 lawmakers, sparing the need to rely on other movements to pass legislation on labor codes, cut public expenditure by billions of euros, raise taxes on consumption and wealthy pensioners and invest more in training and innovative sectors. [Full Article...]

North Korea conducts fifth missile test in a month

North Korea conducts fifth missile test in a month Moon had also promised to review the deployment of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in South Korea. Ongoing activity and a large number of people have been spotted at North Korea's nuclear test site, the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Facility, amid lingering concerns that the regime of leader Kim Jong-un could carry out its sixth nuclear test . [Full Article...]

US Senate Overwhelmingly Backs Stronger Sanctions Against Russia, Iran

US Senate Overwhelmingly Backs Stronger Sanctions Against Russia, Iran Although the interference was a "brazen attack on our democracy", Sen. Then it will be brought before US President Donald Trump , who will have to either sign or vetoit. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Ben Cardin, D-Md., of the Foreign Relations panel. Jeanne Shaheen, a New Hampshire Democrat. The sanctions targeted Russian energy products as well as "mining, metals, shipping and railways and". [Full Article...]

Mayor of London again calls on Trump to cancel state visit

Mayor of London again calls on Trump to cancel state visit Mrs May had faced calls to distance herself Mr Trump for his incendiary remarks but for two days failed to directly address them. The Republican president took comments made by Mr Khan out of context to accuse him of being too relaxed in the face of terror. [Full Article...]

President Trump on Rep. Scalise's condition: "He's in some trouble"

President Trump on Rep. Scalise's condition: Scott Applewhite, File). House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise was the only congressman injured in the shooting . Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) walked back comments blaming Democratic rhetoric for partly inspiring a shooting at a Republican Congressional baseball practice. [Full Article...]

Pakistan beat India by 180 runs to win ICC CT 2017 finals

Fast bowler Amir ripped out India's top three batsmen before the defending champions subsided to 158 all out with 19.3 overs to spare. June 18 will go down the Pakistan cricket history as the day they won their maiden ICC Champions Trophy . [Full Article...]

Local Governments Band Together to Fight Climate Change

By GCR Staff0 CommentsStriking a posture of defiance against US President Donald Trump , the governor of the state of California has used a visit to China to pledge his commitment to the Paris Accord on climate change and to sign a cooperation deal with China on developing low-carbon cities and green technology. [Full Article...]

Fakhar, Amir sparkle as Pakistan stun India

To avoid unnecessary and unwelcomed tensions, security personnel were deployed outside cricketer M. S. Dhoni's residence soon after the match . A section of Indian cricket fans reacted to Pakistan's convincing victory over India in the final of the Champions Trophy on Sunday by smashing television sets in protest but the Indian captain was sporting in defeat, congratulating the Pakist... [Full Article...]


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