• Grief turns to anger in neighborhood near tower fire
Grief turns to anger in neighborhood near tower fire

Asked if the final figure would be double or triple digits, Mr Cundy said: "I'd like to hope that it isn't going to be triple figures". "Our absolute priority for all of us is identifying and locating those people who are still missing", said Mr Cundy.

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  • Russia's military says may have killed IS leader Baghdadi - agencies
Russia's military says may have killed IS leader Baghdadi - agencies

Their relocation could extend the group's ability to wreak havoc in the region and beyond for months to come. According to the AP, al-Baghdadi's death would be considered a "severe blow" to the Islamic State , which has been struggling to maintain its grip on Raqqa.

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  • Police Launch Criminal Inquiry into Grenfell Tower Blaze
Police Launch Criminal Inquiry into Grenfell Tower Blaze

Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy said Wednesday night that the force do not expect to find any more survivors. Asked if the final figure would be in double or triple digits, Mr Cundy said: "I'd like to hope that it isn't going to be triple figures".

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  • Brexit negotiations to start on Monday, June 19th - EU, UK confirm
Brexit negotiations to start on Monday, June 19th - EU, UK confirm

With the two-year clock on Brexit ticking since March, when a letter from May formally started proceedings, Barnier dismissed the suggestion of postponing the negotiations and said such a delay would only prompt further instability. May is now attempting to form a deal with the DUP in order to make her #Minority Government tenable, but that mov...

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  • In Sessions hearing, GOP senators sought truth, Dems sought to hit Trump
In Sessions hearing, GOP senators sought truth, Dems sought to hit Trump

Sessions, too, denounced the allegations that he knowingly made misleading statements, calling the accusations, "an appalling and detestable lie". Sessions had agreed to testify before the committee regarding ongoing investigations into interference by the Russian government during the 2016 election.

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  • Some Grenfell Tower disaster victims may never be identified, police warn
Some Grenfell Tower disaster victims may never be identified, police warn

Emergency services still expect the death toll to rise, some estimating it to rise above 100. Those who escaped were offered housing overnight. There are 37 people receiving treatment with 17 critically-ill. Up to 600 people lived in the 120 apartments at Grenfell Tower. Earlier, Mr Corbyn said: "There are thousands of tower blocks around our...

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  • Angry Trump decries being target of Russia probe
Angry Trump decries being target of Russia probe

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats has met with the Senate Intelligence Committee for more than three hours in a closed session as part of the panel's probe into Russian interference in USA elections. When pressed by a reporter during a state visit with President Iohannis of Romania about his tweet earlier in the day, Trump claimed that ...

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  • 'America's dad' on trial: Cosby sex assault case in second day
'America's dad' on trial: Cosby sex assault case in second day

She provided that date during a January 18, 2005, interview with cops. "The man that I've known as a child was amusing and witty and smart and philanthropic and full of advice", she told ABC News . And what Constand called "suggestive" contact when she said Cosby on one occasion touched her thigh and on another tried to unbutton her trousers...

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  • Theresa May to visit London fire victims
Theresa May to visit London fire victims

Meanwhile, Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy responded to speculation that the number of dead could exceed 100, saying: "From a personal perspective, I really hope it isn't". MPs heard 17 people are confirmed to have died and 34 casualties treated in London hospitals as a result of the fire . And sometimes words fail us because no w...

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  • What caused the Grenfell Tower fire: all the theories
What caused the Grenfell Tower fire: all the theories

In an unannounced tour of the area, the Queen, 91, and her grandson, 34, went to the Westway Sports Centre close to the tower where authorities now say 30 people died in Wednesday's fire . Approximately 600 people lived in Grenfell Tower's 120 apartments. An investigation into the cause of the blaze is underway but the shock at its scale turned ...

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  • Syrian refugee named as London inferno victim
Syrian refugee named as London inferno victim

Britain's government has ordered checks at towers going through similar renovations, and some London neighborhood authorities said Thursday they'd do extra fire-safety assessments at public housing high-rises. Meanwhile, the first victim has been named by the Syria Solidarity Campaign as Syrian refugee Mohammed Alhajali. After surviving the ...

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  • Donald Trump calls Russian Federation probe 'greatest witch-hunt in American history'
Donald Trump calls Russian Federation probe 'greatest witch-hunt in American history'

Mueller is interviewing senior intelligence officials in the widening probe that now directly includes Trump, the Washington Post reported . Comey had previously assured Trump he was not under investigation. But Jim Comey testified that he was the person that first requested a private meeting with the president on January 6. At Vox , Ezra Klei...

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  • Trump Delays Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem for Now
Trump Delays Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem for Now

Two decades later, Israel captured east Jerusalem from Jordan in the 1967 Mideast War and annexed it, though without worldwide recognition. For nearly 70 years, the USA embassy has been based in Tel Aviv - along with embassies of almost all other countries with relations to Israel - because the US has wanted Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations...

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  • May faces calls to soften Brexit line as political limbo drags on
May faces calls to soften Brexit line as political limbo drags on

Negotiations had been expected to begin next week but May's loss of her parliamentary majority in a general election last week raised doubts about the date. The two-year negotiation process between EU Brexit chief Michel Barnier and Britain's Brexit minister David Davis had been due to formally start on June 19.

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  • Government confirms emergency funding to deal with aftermath of Grenfell fire
Government confirms emergency funding to deal with aftermath of Grenfell fire

She asked journalists to give the family privacy, as "we don't know in what condition we will find the bodies, [or even] if we will find the bodies". London Fire Brigade fire fighters worked through the night to try and account for whole families that are still missing in the huge fire at the Grenfell Tower on the Lancaster West Estate in Latim...

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  • President Trump Is Under Investigation For Potential Obstruction Of Justice
President Trump Is Under Investigation For Potential Obstruction Of Justice

In his testimony on June 8, Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he believed Trump had fired him over his role as lead of the FBI investigation into Russian interference in the USA election and Trump campaign associates' possible ties to Russia.

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  • White House: Trump will not fire special investigator… but he could
White House: Trump will not fire special investigator… but he could

President Donald Trump on Thursday denounced what he called "the single greatest witch hunt in American political history" after The Washington Post reported that he is being investigated for obstructing justice. Reports that Trump was considering firing Mueller surfaced last week, again citing unnamed sources. The interviews could come as ...

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  • Donald Trump: Obstruction Of Justice Allegations Part Of 'Witch Hunt'
Donald Trump: Obstruction Of Justice Allegations Part Of 'Witch Hunt'

President Donald Trump is taking to Twitter denounce reports that the Russian Federation investigation is widening to examine whether he tried to obstruct justice. Trump also previously said he was "going to fire [Comey] regardless of the recommendation" Rosenstein and several others sent him suggesting he let go of the director, who was...

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  • UK General Election: Final Results
UK General Election: Final Results

Downing St. said the Cabinet will discuss the agreement on Monday. May's weakened position in the party ruled out big changes. The Mail on Sunday reported that Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was set to launch a bid to oust May, while the Sunday Times said five cabinet ministers were urging him to do so.

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  • Play ball! Watch the Congressional Baseball Game live stream here
Play ball! Watch the Congressional Baseball Game live stream here

Two people involved were transported to GW Hospital, where one died and the other was in critical condition . Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., acknowledged the incident has sparked new security questions for members without assigned police protection at events outside Capitol Hill.

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