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Death toll from London inferno rises to 58

Public fury over the London high-rise fire is mounting as exhausted London firefighters continue their grim search Saturday for victims of the inferno that killed at least 30 people. "The local community really has been spearheading a lot of the support here to try to give those affected by the fire food, water and shelter", she said. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom police: 58 dead and presumed dead in London blaze

Mrs May has outlined a series of measures to help those left homeless by the fire, which engulfed the 24-storey apartment block on Wednesday. Metropolitan police commander Stuart Cundy said, "We know at least 30 people who have died". The sister of a man still missing in the London blaze told reporters that when she phoned him on the 21st floor as the fire spread, he said he hadn't evacuat... [Full Article...]

General Electric CEO Immelt to step down

From acquisitions to negotiations, John Flannery is always on target when it comes to business, and as the new CEO of GE, they couldn't be in more capable hands. That includes the financial crisis and its aftermath, when GE's finance arm was so entwined in the mortgage crisis that it posed an existential threat to the company. [Full Article...]

58 missing, presumed dead in London residential building fire

Cundy said emergency workers have now reached the top of the building. Mr Cundy also responded to criticism that the police had been slow in releasing figures about the numbers of people missing and killed in the tragedy. "We are ensuring that within three weeks people will be rehoused so that they have a home to go to". We are all desperately sad, we are angry, but of course none of us as angry... [Full Article...]

Uh Oh! Trump Is Reportedly Under Investigation For Obstruction Of Justice

Trump fired FBI Director James Comey , sent out spokespeople and surrogates with a far-fetched cover story to explain the dismissal, and then told NBC's Lester Holt that the real reason for the firing was Comey's pursuit of the Russian Federation investigation. [Full Article...]

Hail to the Victors: Harbaugh Wants The Obamas To Be Honorary Captains

Hail to the Victors: Harbaugh Wants The Obamas To Be Honorary Captains Michigan Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh got to spend some time with former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama earlier this week. "Well, we're going to ask", he said. With all the publicity around his intentions, you would expect that the Obama duo knows that this invitation is coming by now. [Full Article...]

Barack Obama Texted Kevin Durant After Finals Win, Praised His Defense

The Cavaliers play in Quicken Loans Arena. You can question the coaching or certain players on the team , but you can never question whether or not the Cleveland Cavaliers cared about losing in the NBA Finals to the Golden State Warriors . [Full Article...]

Golden State Warriors celebrate title with parade through streets of Oakland

Golden State Warriors celebrate title with parade through streets of Oakland They got Durant because of the years of work in crafting a masterpiece before July 4, 2016. Many fans followed the team for years, and for them Monday night was the ultimate revenge story after getting taken down last year in what was one of the most historic defeats in all of professional sports. [Full Article...]

Trump promises 'cheaper, faster and safer travel' with private air traffic control

Many airlines and the Air Traffic Controllers support the change, since government shutdowns during the previous administration caused Air Traffic Controllers to experience significant losses in pay and hours. European systems use digital communications systems, and private companies are developing new satellite systems in the hopes that the FAA will start using them. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom royals honor London fire victims as anger mounts

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William have arrived at a west London site where community groups have gathered supplies for those affected by the tower fire disaster. Rania, 30, was trapped on the 23rd floor of the Grenfell Tower along with her two children Fathia, aged five, and Hania, aged three. Hundreds also stormed the Kensington and Chelsea Town Hall on Friday evening, chanting " T... [Full Article...]

Rangers activate Ross for season debut, add Napoli, Gomez

Rangers activate Ross for season debut, add Napoli, Gomez What you need to know: The Rangers are finding out that these games are a lot more fun when you score runs by the fistful. Mike Zunino crushed a three-run home run for the M's in the sixth inning, which drew the Mariners to within a run of the Rangers at the time. [Full Article...]

'Wonder Woman' Buries 'The Mummy' At The Box Office

But Tom Cruise's film " The Mummy " is struggling at the box office domestically, making $32.2 million. That's a dismal opening for a film that the studio hoped was going to launch an expensive film series that already has several other entries in the works. [Full Article...]

Anger mounts over London fire

The package includes a guarantee to rehouse people as close as practically possible to where they previously lived - either in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea or in neighboring boroughs. An investigation by the London Fire Brigade (LFB) established that ten-year-old external panelling - consisting of plywood covered with polystyrene foam and a sheet of steel - was likely to have contribute... [Full Article...]

Rep. Steve Scalise is a Roommate of Southern Illinois Congressman

U.S. Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner was shot in the ankle and remains hospitalized in good condition, according to The Washington Post . Scalise was fielding balls at second base during the practice Wednesday when he was shot in the hip , and sustained serious injuries as the bullet traveled through his pelvis and injured internal organs. [Full Article...]

Amazon shakes up grocery aisles with $13.7b Whole Foods deal

More recently the company has deployed various physical retail concepts, some with the aim of making people comfortable with the concept of buying food from Amazon and eventually nudging them to move a big part of their grocery shopping online. [Full Article...]

Beyonce, Jay Z welcome their twins

Her dad said that he was thrilled that Blue Ivy would have "brothers and sisters" and that was it - this seemed to be the code for Beyonce is having a boy and a girl, as far as the social media site buzz was concerned. We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two, and we thank you for your well wishes. While everyone wants to know if Beyonce and Jay Z will have two sons, t... [Full Article...]

It's official! Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor on August 26

While that report also noted we shouldn't expect to see prices that high, I don't think that's taking in to full account the price addition of the smack talk that will hype this fight up. Mayweather is now undefeated for his boxing career, reaching a 49-0 mark before retiring in 2015. It finally came together over the last few days, and Nevada boxing officials on Wednesday approved the date for a ... [Full Article...]

On Day 5, Cosby jury asks for definition of reasonable doubt

On Day 5, Cosby jury asks for definition of reasonable doubt The judge told them to try again for a verdict. Jurors asked to rehear Andrea Constand's testimony about phone call records between her and Cosby, said Shari Botwin, a trauma therapist, who was inside the courtroom at the Montgomery County Courthouse. [Full Article...]

Warriors' Draymond Green mocks Cavs with T-shirt

Warriors' Draymond Green mocks Cavs with T-shirt The Cleveland Cavaliers' bid to defend their National Basketball Association championship ended in defeat Monday night, as the Golden State Warriors prevailed 129-120 to win the league championship series in five games. The Cavaliers are, thanks to James , in a financial pickle from all the roster spending they've done over the past three years. While Draymond says it's all in good f... [Full Article...]

Shot US congressman still 'critical' but improving - doctor

Shot US congressman still 'critical' but improving - doctor Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois, opened fire on the lawmakers. House Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi both talked about the need for unity after the shooting . The shooting at a republican congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia is hitting a southern IL congressman hard. The Washington Nationals released additional seating in Nats Park to accommoda... [Full Article...]


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