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79 people presumed dead in London high-rise fire

London Police Commander Stuart Cundy said his team, along with firefighters, had been working night and day to assess the devastation and attempt to recover bodies. Experts believe the buildings new exterior cladding, which contained insulation, helped spread the flames quickly up the outside of the public housing tower early Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Grenfell Tower disaster: Death toll rises to 79

Grenfell Tower disaster: Death toll rises to 79 Ms Cotton added that it might be "some days yet" before firefighters could say they have reached everyone in the building. Cundy said police had now managed to get to the top of the tower and had undertaken a first visual search for victims, ahead of later painstaking searches. [Full Article...]

Amit Shah to meet 'opposing' ally Uddhav Thackeray

Swaminathan's advocacy by Sena is just a posture to project a pro-farmer stance as the Devendra Fadnavis government is facing protests by farmers", said the source, who added that the Sena in all likelihood will vote with the rest of the NDA. [Full Article...]

UAE urges Turkey to pursue balanced policy in Qatar crisis

Saudi Arabia also said it would not bar Qataris wanting to perform the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca. Still, the United Nations human rights chief and rights groups such as Amnesty International have criticized the expulsion of Qataris, saying there are people who risk losing their jobs and students who can not sit for exams. [Full Article...]

One dead, 10 injured in London after vehicle hits pedestrians

He said: "My prayers are with the victims and their families". - Police said they believe the attacker acted alone, despite earlier reports from witnesses, who said they saw two other people flee the scene. It is also revealing, and alarming, that nearly as soon as social media started reporting on the attack in the early hours of the morning, some people were unfavourably contrasting the offici... [Full Article...]

United Nations chief condoles with Portugal over wildfire deaths

United Nations chief condoles with Portugal over wildfire deaths Some 60 forest fires broke out on Saturday night across Portugal, killing at least 57 people and injuring at least 59 others. More than 800 firefighters were still working on Sunday to contain the blaze, which erupted Saturday hand spread amid temperatures that approached 40 degrees Celsius. [Full Article...]

WaPo Reports Special Counsel Is Investigating Jared Kushner's Business Dealings

While the Washington Post previously reported Kushner's contacts with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and Sergey Gorkov, the head of a state-owned Russian development bank, were being examined, the report noted it wasn't clear at the time that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was scrutinizing Kushner's business deals. [Full Article...]

Confederations Cup: Socceroos v Germany - Everything you need to know

Reigning World Cup champions kick off their 2017 Confederations Cup campaign with a clash against the team which is considered an outsider in Group B. "Every player wants to take a step further by showing his quality and leaving a good impression so that he may be involved in future tournaments", said the 28-year-old Stindl of Borussia Moenchengladbach "Then you must go on to show some good pr... [Full Article...]

Theresa May condemns 'sickening' terror attack on Muslims

The man who died is believed to have been an elderly worshipper who was already receiving first aid from members of the public after collapsing . London police cordon off a crime scene where a van rammed people leaving the Finsbury Park Mosque . [Full Article...]

Theresa May condemns 'sickening' terror attack on Muslims

The man who died is believed to have been an elderly worshipper who was already receiving first aid from members of the public after collapsing . London police cordon off a crime scene where a van rammed people leaving the Finsbury Park Mosque . [Full Article...]

May is heckled as London fire's death toll rises to 30

May is heckled as London fire's death toll rises to 30 The protesters are seeking a list of demands which has been given to the council. "All our warnings fell on deaf ears and we predicted that a catastrophe like this was inevitable", the group said after the fire broke out, according to the Associated Press . [Full Article...]

Doctors 'Encouraged' by Rep. Steve Scalise's Improvement Following Alexandria Shooting

Richmond and Scalise, despite the partisan differences, are close friends, and Richmond was one of the first people to visit Scalise at the hospital. "The congressman's status remains critical", Dr. Members added the organization to its list after two Capitol Police officers, David Bailey and Crystal Griner , were wounded while trying to protect the members during Wednesday's practice. [Full Article...]

London fire: Number of dead and missing rises to 79, police say

All the rest are homeless. Their investigation into the fire would "establish the facts and provide answers" as to the cause of the fire, Cundy said. Bellerin, a defender, also plays for London club Arsenal. He also pointed out that dozens of tower blocks across London built in the 1960s and 1970s, like Grenfell Tower, may have failed to comply with current standards. [Full Article...]

Missing Presumed Dead in Grenfell Tower Fire

A man representing the group, who did not give his name, told reporters they would make a full statement "in the community". Dozens of survivors were also injured and many lost their homes in the fire on Wednesday. London has a chronic housing shortage even in the best of times , and those left homeless by the fire - already angry over what they see as government inequity and incompetence - ... [Full Article...]

Russia warns US after downing of Syrian warplane

Russia warns US after downing of Syrian warplane On June 18, the Syrian army said that the US-led coalition had brought down its aircraft in southern Raqqa countryside when it was fulfilling its mission against ISIL . USA -backed forces have encircled the city of Raqqa and captured several districts from ISIS . The ministry also said it was suspending a safety agreement with Washington created to prevent collisions and unsafe incid... [Full Article...]

Grenfell Tower residents to receive £5500 government payment from emergency fund

Grenfell Tower residents to receive £5500 government payment from emergency fund Officials don't believe the concrete structure is in imminent danger of collapse despite the extensive fire damage, but fears about falling debris have led to the partial closure of two London subway lines. Experts believe the exterior cladding, which contained insulation, helped spread the flames quickly up the outside of the public housing tower early Wednesday morning. [Full Article...]

Trump lawyer: "There is no investigation"

He follows their recommendation and the DOJ through the special counsel's office is investigating him for doing exactly what they told him to do. 'I am being investigated for firing the Federal Bureau of Investigation director by the man who told me to fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation director! After losing an argument with himself on " Fox News Sunday", Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow s... [Full Article...]

Investigation Continues Into Congressional Baseball Practice Gunman

Investigation Continues Into Congressional Baseball Practice Gunman James T Hodgkinson, 66, wounded House Rep. Steve Scalise before he was fatally shot by police who had been guarding the House majority whip. At the time of the shooting Scalise, the third highest-ranking member of the House of Representatives, was being protected by Capitol Police security detail. [Full Article...]

UK Terror Attack: Van Targets Worshippers Leaving Prayers at North London Mosque

UK Terror Attack: Van Targets Worshippers Leaving Prayers at North London Mosque In the aftermath of the attack , some observers suggested that anti-Muslim screeds in the British tabloids and on social networks could have incited the attacker to violence. A man arrested over the Finsbury Park terror attack has been further arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism including murder and attempted murder, Scotland Yard has said. [Full Article...]

A Rogue Boat Has Been Captured In Saudi Waters After Ignoring Warnings

A Rogue Boat Has Been Captured In Saudi Waters After Ignoring Warnings The representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Iran, Mejid Aka-Babai, stressed that the Saudi border guards opened fire without clarifying the situation. Yesterday Iran accused the Saudi coastguard of killing one of its fishermen after two fishing boats may have strayed into Saudi waters. Shiite Iran and Saudi Arabia, the region's main Sunni power, are on opposing sides of some of the... [Full Article...]


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