• 'It's profits before people': Angry residents of Grenfell Tower demand accountability
'It's profits before people': Angry residents of Grenfell Tower demand accountability

A massive fire raced through the 24-story high-rise apartment building in west Lo. "In light of the bad events in London we are undertaking a complete review of our inspection processes". "We know that at least 30 people have died as a result of this fire", said Commander Stuart Cundy, adding that the figure was expected to rise. "My thou...

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  • Cuba denounces Trump policy changes but is open to dialogue
Cuba denounces Trump policy changes but is open to dialogue

And while Treasury said the new policy does not prohibit cruise or airline travel to the island, only those in 12 authorized categories may travel there by plane or boat. Trump announced a revised Cuba policy aimed at halting the flow of US cash to the country's military and security services while maintaining diplomatic relations.

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  • Bild newspaper: Helmut Kohl, father of German reunification, dies
Bild newspaper: Helmut Kohl, father of German reunification, dies

In his final public remarks, Dr Kohl warned European leaders against "unnecessary severity and haste" after Britain's vote to leave the EU in 2016. He was also hailed for his contribution to Europe integration, European single currency and market.

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  • NBC Analysis: 5 Ramifications of an Investigation Into Trump
NBC Analysis: 5 Ramifications of an Investigation Into Trump

Last week, the ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, said the committee would ask Johnson to testify about interactions former President Barack Obama's administration had with secretaries of state and local election officials about the dangers the Russian hacking posed to election systems.

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  • Family of student released in coma adjusting to 'different reality'
Family of student released in coma adjusting to 'different reality'

Yun met in May with North Korean representatives in Norway, and the North Koreans agreed that Swedish representatives would be allowed to visit Otto Warmbier and three other USA detainees, a senior State Department official said on condition of anonymity this week.

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  • Trump says
Trump says "100 percent" willing to respond to Comey under oath

Comey also revealed that he had arranged for the public release of information about his private conversations with the president in an effort to further the investigation. Comey, fired by Trump last month as Federal Bureau of Investigation head, gave the account in sworn testimony to a Senate panel on Thursday. It remains unclear whether Comey d...

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  • US Investigating Whether Trump Tried To Obstruct Russia Probe
US Investigating Whether Trump Tried To Obstruct Russia Probe

He is set to testify hours after Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appeared in the Senate and said he's seen no basis for firing Robert Mueller , the former FBI director he appointed as special counsel to oversee the Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Screams fill plane cabin as passengers go through 90 minutes of trauma
Screams fill plane cabin as passengers go through 90 minutes of trauma

But the plane returned to Melbourne after the operating captain was alerted by the cabin crew of the disruptive passenger, the airline said . Just after a takeoff, a male passenger on Flight MH128 tried to enter the cockpit while holding what one passenger described as a "huge, unusual, black, metallic, odd thing.

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  • More Fake News? WaPo's Unnamed Sources Reveal Trump May Have Obstructed Justice
More Fake News? WaPo's Unnamed Sources Reveal Trump May Have Obstructed Justice

No longer is he merely focused on Moscow's efforts to interfere in the 2016 election, meaning Mueller appears also to be zeroing in on Trump's actions since taking office on January 20. Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee he believes his dismissal was directly related to the FBI's Russian Federation probe. The Justice Department has long...

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  • No Verdict Monday in Cosby Trial After Closing Arguments
No Verdict Monday in Cosby Trial After Closing Arguments

Cosby did not take the stand, ending days of suspense over whether the jury would hear directly from him. The disgraced comedian is fighting three charges of aggravated indecent assault, amid allegations he drugged and attacked Andrea Constand , a former employee at his alma mater, Temple University , during a 2004 encounter at his Pennsylvani...

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  • Sigmar Gabriel plays down spat between Merkel and Trump
Sigmar Gabriel plays down spat between Merkel and Trump

Trump voiced his disapproval of German trade and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation contributions during the Group of Seven (G-7) North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels and Taormina, Italy. Macron, to his credit, put his focus where it needs to be - on foes, not friends. Analysts and other observers have been quick to discuss how...

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  • Sen. Blumenthal: Trump Must Disclose More About Foreign Business Dealings
Sen. Blumenthal: Trump Must Disclose More About Foreign Business Dealings

In May, a lobbying firm representing the government of Saudi Arabia disclosed it had paid more than $250,000 in lodging and catering fees to the hotel. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington , or CREW, a watchdog group led by Norman Eisen, the chief White House ethics lawyer for President Obama, also has sued Trump in federal court...

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  • Gunfire turns United States lawmakers' baseball practice into 'killing field'
Gunfire turns United States lawmakers' baseball practice into 'killing field'

He needed several blood transfusions, remains in critical condition and will require more operations, MedStar Washington Hospital Center said late Wednesday. The House's top Democrat, Nancy Pelosi , echoed Ryan's message. The shooting happened shortly after 7 a.m. He noted the shooter had a criminal record and was from IL, which already ...

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  • 5 Ramifications of an Investigation Into Trump — NBC Analysis
5 Ramifications of an Investigation Into Trump — NBC Analysis

During testimony before the U.S. Senate on June 8, Comey said Trump asked him to "let Flynn go", but stopped short of calling the request obstruction. Later the New York Times and Wall St Journal reported the story, citing their own sources. Mueller, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief, met Wednesday with the heads of the ...

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  • Greatest 'witch hunt' in United States political history
Greatest 'witch hunt' in United States political history

The White House has been directing all questions related to this to Trump's personal attorney Marc Kasowitz. FBI Director James Comey was abruptly fired by the president on May 9, and Mueller was appointed special counsel by the Justice Department to continue an independent investigation .

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  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan Begins Indefinite Fast in Bhopal for 'Peace'
Shivraj Singh Chouhan Begins Indefinite Fast in Bhopal for 'Peace'

Maintaining that his government would deal with miscreants with an iron fist, Chouhan said his fast is an attempt to ensure peace in the state. When she went to meet the Chief Minister - who is on a "peace fast" at 40 km away in Bhopal's Gandhi Maidan - she was not allowed to see him by officials.

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  • White House Says Trump Has 'No Intention' To Fire Special Counsel
White House Says Trump Has 'No Intention' To Fire Special Counsel

According to Justice Department rules, special counsel Robert Mueller can not be fired without good cause. Several conservative allies of Trump have criticized Mueller in recent days, and a friend of Trump, Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy , said on Monday evening that Trump was thinking about firing Mueller.

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  • Rodman gives Kim the gift of Trump:
Rodman gives Kim the gift of Trump: "The Art of the Deal"

His father, Fred, says his son is "not in great shape" after being "brutalized". "Relief that Otto is now home in the arms of those who love him, and anger that he was so brutally treated for so long". Instead, he said, Otto's release stemmed from the work of USA diplomats in the State Department. "They have our thanks for bringing Otto home", he...

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  • North Korea releases jailed American student in a comatose state
North Korea releases jailed American student in a comatose state

Rodman, who enjoys a personal friendship with dictator Kim Jong-un, had previously received thanks from a former North Korean hostage, the Christian missionary Kenneth Bae, for bringing attention to his abduction. The US government accuses North Korea of using such detainees as political pawns. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said efforts ...

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  • Trump questions Hillary Clinton's link with Russian Federation in series of tweets
Trump questions Hillary Clinton's link with Russian Federation in series of tweets

Mr Mueller is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Trump tweeted Thursday afternoon that while Hillary Clinton's family and Democrats dealt with Russian Federation, only his "non-dealings" are being investigated.

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