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Banned building materials suspected in London fire

Meanwhile, UK Finance Minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday that the outer wall covering on the Grenfell Tower , known as cladding, is banned in the UK. David Lammy said Sunday he is anxious that documents will be quietly deleted and disposed of as police begin a search for evidence. The Tottenham MP said: "Within the community, trust in the authorities is falling through the floor and a suspi... [Full Article...]

BRICS summit highlights climate change, trade, terrorism

BRICS summit highlights climate change, trade, terrorism When meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Wang said China is willing to deepen coordination with Russia to enhance strategic trust, boost economic and financial cooperation, increase cultural and people-to-people exchanges and strengthen the cooperation mechanism among the BRICS countries, with a view to making preparation for the upcoming 2017 BRICS Summit to be held in Xiamen... [Full Article...]

Grenfell Tower families to receive minimum of £5500 from No 10

May announced a full public inquiry into the disaster earlier this week and Green said today that the government expected to appoint a chairman to lead the inquiry "in days rather than weeks". In the aftermath of the devastation which has reportedly left 30 people dead and many more missing and homeless, the Prime Minister visited the fire fighters and talked to them. [Full Article...]

London mayor at church near London fire tragedy

The cause of Wednesday's blaze in London is still under investigation, but anger has mounted in the community amid reports that exterior panelling used in an extensive renovation completed previous year may have helped the flames to spread. [Full Article...]

Hospital: Scalise was on the brink of death, condition has improved 'subtantially'

Hospital: Scalise was on the brink of death, condition has improved 'subtantially' Hodgkinson contacted both of his state's Democratic senators frequently, always through email links on their websites, spokesmen said Friday . Despite guarded optimism from Sava, another of Scalise's doctors told the Advocate that he expects his patient to walk - and even run - once he's had time to fully recover. [Full Article...]

GOP lawmaker Scalise still critical though doctors 'encouraged'

GOP lawmaker Scalise still critical though doctors 'encouraged' So far, investigators have not linked Hodgkinson to any radical groups, said a law enforcement official who spoke on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to discuss the investigation publicly. The Capitol's usual partisan combativeness, though not absent, was less pointed than usual, and warm words were exchanged between some lawmakers with starkly opposing political ph... [Full Article...]

The President Is Not Under Investigation: Trump Attorney

After Sekulow had begun the interview the way he had his others by stating that Trump is not under investigation , Wallace brought up Trump's tweet confirming he was being investigated to ask a different question - why is the president going after Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein? In a comment Friday on his Twitter account, Trump said , "I am being investigated for firing the ... [Full Article...]

Trump Confirms He's Under Investigation, Blames Unnamed Person

Trump Confirms He's Under Investigation, Blames Unnamed Person With news reports that the Special Counsel investigating election interference in 2016 by Russian Federation is looking at possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump , Mr. The special counsel is following two major lines of investigation, said one United States official familiar with the rough outlines of Mr Mueller's probe who spoke on condition of anonymity. [Full Article...]

India wins toss, bowls first in Champions Trophy final

India wins toss, bowls first in Champions Trophy final They were all out for 158 in 30.3 overs. We should go with Junaid Khan (leader of the pace attack) followed by Mohammad Amir , Rumman Raees and Hassan Ali. They played the ball according to its merit and made full use of the conditions despite losing the toss . The tense relationship between the nations means India have only played one bi-lateral series against Pakistan since the Mumbai te... [Full Article...]

Mali official says at least 2 dead in attack

Mali official says at least 2 dead in attack A luxury resort popular with Westerners near Mali's capital city of Bamako was under attack Sunday, the US State Department said. A state of emergency has been renewed several times since the Radisson Blu attack, most recently in April when it was extended for six months, but attacks are continuing. [Full Article...]

Building materials in London fire under scrutiny

Building materials in London fire under scrutiny Mr Cundy said: "The conditions due to the fire damage verge on indescribable, which is why this will be such a lengthy operation taking weeks to complete". Around 70 people are missing, according to Britain's Press Association, and identification of the victims is proving very hard. The remains of Grenfell Tower stand in London on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Britain, EU in suspense as May tries to strike power deal

The danger is that however much any Government tries they will not be seen as impartial if they are locked into a parliamentary deal at Westminster with one of the Northern Ireland parties. The Conservatives, who have 317 MPs, are looking to strike a deal with the DUP, who have 10. "Talks with the DUP have been progressing well and there is broad agreement on the principles of the Queen's Speech... [Full Article...]

London Mayor Admits Fire Caused by 'Mistakes and Neglect'

Her message came as firefighters continue their search at the site of the fire in north Kensington, where a 24-storey residential block was burnt to the core within minutes early on Wednesday. British officials say they are helping the Syrian family of the first officially confirmed victim of the London tower blaze to come to Britain. A short walk away, however, are apartments and houses that ... [Full Article...]

Nurse wounded in shooting at Florida hospital; 1 arrested

Nurse wounded in shooting at Florida hospital; 1 arrested The incident happened about 3 p.m.at West Marion Community Hospital at 4600 Southwest 46th Court. The Florida Highway Patrol said the incident began Saturday afternoon, when troopers found Jason Ronald Gicnac, 38, of Summerfield on I-75, where pedestrians are not allowed. [Full Article...]

Congressman Scalise's condition improves after another surgery

Congressman Scalise's condition improves after another surgery Scalise was wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Republican baseball practice in Virginia on Wednesday. The House Majority Whip underwent several surgeries after the shooting. One of the Capitol Police officers injured in Wednesday's shooting has thrown out the first pitch at the congressional baseball game - to thunderous applause. [Full Article...]

Majority of U.S. wants 'aggressive action' on climate change

Majority of U.S. wants 'aggressive action' on climate change Kerry continued, "This is only the start and I will have more to announce shortly, but make no mistake, the United States will continue to lead in the global fight against climate change ". For that reason and many others, including the credibility of our leadership in world affairs and to protect our competitive edge in technology and alternative energy, it's inexplicable that Trump would pull... [Full Article...]

Play Ball! Congressional Baseball Game Goes On in Defiance of Shooting

Play Ball! Congressional Baseball Game Goes On in Defiance of Shooting President Donald Trump said Friday that Steve Scalise "took a bullet for all of us". Lobbyist Matt Mika was shot multiple times and critically injured and remained hospitalized. The team roster shows Scalise was the only member of the Louisiana congressional delegation at the practice. Scalise was reported to have been tended to by Rep. [Full Article...]

Wales wants equal funding after any DUP-Conservative deal

Wales wants equal funding after any DUP-Conservative deal Mr Eastwood said in a statement: "The context in which the talks process is now being asked to operate in could have very serious consequences if there is any suggestion of a back room deal with the DUP". Meanwhile, Fergal McFerran, the president of the National Union of Students' Irish branch said: "After the general election , there's been more attention given to equal rights here in Northern I... [Full Article...]

Trump announces new Cuba policy

Trump announces new Cuba policy However, the government also made it clear that it is willing to continue "respectful dialogue" and cooperation with Washington on issues of mutual interest. Embassies in Washington and Havana will stay open and cruises and direct flights between the Washington and Havana will be protected under an exception from the prohibition on transactions with military-controlled entities. [Full Article...]

Theresa May admits gov response to Grenfell fire 'not good enough'

More than 250 firefighters were called to tackle the blaze, which London Fire commissioner Dany Cotton described as "truly terrible and shocking" for the level of devastation it caused. Residents who survived said they warned the building's manager about fire hazards for years but were ignored. It may take longer than that. "My commitment to families is that as soon as we can, we will locate and... [Full Article...]


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