• Torn between faith and politics - Tim Farron quits as Liberal Democrat leader
Torn between faith and politics - Tim Farron quits as Liberal Democrat leader

It follows a highly personal election campaign, in which Mr Farron repeatedly found himself at the centre of a row over his views on gay sex and abortion. Farron stresses he does not believe Christians should "impose the tenets of faith on society", saying that view was "not liberal and it is counterproductive when it comes to advancing the gospel"...

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  • Under fire, Sessions denies any Russian collusion
Under fire, Sessions denies any Russian collusion

Sessions explained his refusal to answer these questions by citing "long-standing department policy", but ran into some difficulty when asked by Harris exactly what that policy was. Then he asked Sessions about how many other people were at a reception with the Russian ambassador on April 27, whether Sessions recalled meeting with other ambass...

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  • Six dead in London tower block fire
Six dead in London tower block fire

Several people have sustained injuries, the police said , and are being treated. Another witness, Saimar Lleshi, saw people tying together sheets in an attempt to escape. Lamrani also recounted seeing a man on a lower floor who was "literally begging for his life" as the flames approached. She left with all six of them.

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  • Dennis Rodman says 'trying to open door' in North Korea
Dennis Rodman says 'trying to open door' in North Korea

When approached, CNN said that Rodman declined to comment to its journalist, but that "a member of his entourage mouthed the words 'See you Thursday'". President Donald Trump would be happy with his visit, as he is trying "to accomplish something we both need". Madeleine Albright, the US Secretary of State under President Bill Clinton, brou...

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  • British PM May to meet Sinn Fein Northern Ireland leader on Thursday
British PM May to meet Sinn Fein Northern Ireland leader on Thursday

But the DUP's ultra-conservative views on same-sex marriage, abortion , and climate change stray far from the norms of British liberal democracy. Both have failed to reach an agreement to form an executive administration of the devolved government in Northern Ireland .

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  • European Union impatient for Brexit talks amid United Kingdom post-election chaos
European Union impatient for Brexit talks amid United Kingdom post-election chaos

But a deadly fire at a tower block in London could delay the announcement of any deal to stay in power, the BBC reported , citing a source in the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), whose leader, Arlene Foster, met May on Tuesday. "Discussions are going well with the government and we hope soon to be able to bring this work to a successful conclu...

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  • AL politicians react to shooting at congressional baseball practice
AL politicians react to shooting at congressional baseball practice

Scalise is hospitalized in stable condition after undergoing surgery for a gunshot wound to the hip, according to a Congressional aide. Scalise's wounds are not believed to be life-threatening. The security detail for Scalise, one of the high-ranking members of the Republican leadership in the lower House of Representatives, returned fire ...

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  • Brian Monteith: Theresa May is damaged but Labour lost election
Brian Monteith: Theresa May is damaged but Labour lost election

Within hours of the results being announced, reports suggest May had teamed up with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). The politicians who've felt the wrath of voters include Home Secretary Amber Rudd, who clings to her seat by just 300 votes.

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  • London fire: What do we know about the inferno at Grenfell Tower?
London fire: What do we know about the inferno at Grenfell Tower?

London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said there had been a " number of fatalities" but could not confirm how many due to the size and complexity of the building. "This matter is of particular concern as there is only one entry and exit to Grenfell Tower during the improvement works", read a blog post by the Grenfell Action Group .

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  • DC shooter campaigned in QC for Sanders
DC shooter campaigned in QC for Sanders

He also posted many links decrying President Donald Trump , but also Hillary Clinton, whom he derided as "Republican lite". Hodgkinson left a litany of anti-Trump and anti-Republican posts on the timelines of his Facebook and Twitter accounts, and he joined several Facebook groups with names such as "The Road to Hell is Paved with Republican...

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  • Inmates Kill 2 Prison Bus Guards And Escape, Georgia Sheriff Says
Inmates Kill 2 Prison Bus Guards And Escape, Georgia Sheriff Says

It's not clear where they went after that, but Sills said he suspects they are no longer in the Madison area. The sheriff said there was no reason to believe the two have split up and gone their separate ways. Nathan Deal , R, said officials were heartbroken but resolved to catch the two inmates . The amount is apt to increase, according t...

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  • President Trump says shooting assailant died of injuries
President Trump says shooting assailant died of injuries

Hodkinson of the same hometown features a myriad of anti-Donald Trump posts , as well as support for former Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders. The shooting occurred at the GOP baseball practice in Alexandria , Virginia. He said he is praying for Scalise's recovery. Four others, including two capitol hill cops, were also reportedly i...

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  • Sessions says suggestions he worked with Russia an
Sessions says suggestions he worked with Russia an "appalling lie"

Sessions said it would be "absurd" to suggest that a recusal from a single investigation would render him unable to manage the leadership of the FBI . He did allow for the possibility the men could have had a brief interaction "in passing" at a well-attended reception at the Mayflower Hotel before an April 2016 foreign policy speech by then-candi...

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  • London fire: tower block residents tell their stories
London fire: tower block residents tell their stories

At least 50 people have been taken to hospital so far, according to officials. "This is a large and very serious incident and we have deployed numerous resources and specialist appliances", Assistant Commissioner Dan Daly said. Firefighters started spraying water cannons around him. Survivors told of frantic attempts to escape during the nighttim...

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  • London fire: At least six people dead, police confirm
London fire: At least six people dead, police confirm

Some residents screamed for help from behind upper floor windows, some tried to throw children to safety, as flames raced through the high-rise Grenfell Tower block of apartments in the north Kensington area after taking hold just before 1 a.m.

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  • 'Shocked and appalled': Families of London Bridge terrorists condemn attack
'Shocked and appalled': Families of London Bridge terrorists condemn attack

In the video which surfaced online this evening the attackers can be seen stabbing a passerby on the street. The family of an off-duty police officer, Charlie Guenigault, who has been hailed as a hero for running toward the attackers, praised his bravery and said he would likely do the same again if faced with the same situation.

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  • Labour appoint Lesley Laird as shadow Scottish Secretary
Labour appoint Lesley Laird as shadow Scottish Secretary

Mr Corbyn is expected to make a short speech should Buckingham MP John Bercow be returned to the role. Announcing the changes to his Shadow Cabinet after last week's general election , Mr Corbyn said: "I am delighted to announce four appointments to fill shadow cabinet vacancies".

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  • London tower block blaze claims at least 6 lives
London tower block blaze claims at least 6 lives

Local residents said they had warned repeatedly over fire safety in the block. Another singer, Rita Ora, said the fire happened in her neighborhood and "couldn't believe" what had happened. The group has raised concerns about testing and maintenance of firefighting equipment and blocked emergency access to the site. "Over 100 of our medics ar...

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  • Congressman in stable condition after shooting
Congressman in stable condition after shooting

He was shot in the hip, and his injuries were not life-threatening. "We may have our differences, but we do well in times like these to remember that everyone who serves in our nation's capital is here because above all they love our country", Trump said from the White House.

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  • Iran says mastermind behind Tehran Parliament attacks killed, arrests more
Iran says mastermind behind Tehran Parliament attacks killed, arrests more

Police in Iran killed four Islamic State suspects, two of them foreigners, in the southern province of Hormuzgan and seized explosives, guns and the group's flag, an Iranian news agency said on Monday. People in the crowds chanted " Death to Saudi Arabia " alongside the more customary slogans against the United States and Israel. Global lea...

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