• Protests in London as Theresa May meets tower fire victims
Protests in London as Theresa May meets tower fire victims

He added: "I have said it before, you have my absolute assurance that as soon as I can possibly tell you something that I know to be accurate, I will tell you". British Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered a full public inquiry into the fire while police have subsequently launched a criminal investigation .

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  • Should Trump fire Mueller, Part Two
Should Trump fire Mueller, Part Two

Yet, at least initially, he holstered his Twitter finger and publicly said nothing. Mueller is said to be looking at whether in his request Trump obstructed justice. While the president is deeply suspicious of Mueller, his anger is reserved for Sessions for recusing himself from the Russian Federation probe and for Comey .

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  • Palestinians, Israelis dispute Tillerson on
Palestinians, Israelis dispute Tillerson on "martyrs' fund"

Tillerson said he'd been informed that the Palestinians had changed their policy and intended "to cease the payments to the family members of those who have committed murder or violence against others". Some 277 Palestinians released from Israeli jails under a prisoner-swap agreement and transported to the Gaza Strip, where Hamas is in charge, ha...

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  • Brits Are Upset With The Prime Minister's Response To The London Fire
Brits Are Upset With The Prime Minister's Response To The London Fire

Lord Porter, chairman of the Local Government Association, said: "Fire risk assessments and the construction of buildings are being reviewed and double checks are being made to ensure remedial work recommended under previous assessments have been carried out".

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  • Arab powers issue Qatar-linked
Arab powers issue Qatar-linked "terrorism" list

The severing of ties is the most serious crisis to face the GCC. All the nations also said they planned to cut air and sea traffic. Sheikh Mohammed said the blockade of Qatar broke worldwide law and described the severing of land, air and sea links to his country as "collective punishment".

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  • Can Trump Fire Robert Mueller? He'd Have To Jump Through Some Hoops
Can Trump Fire Robert Mueller? He'd Have To Jump Through Some Hoops

Firing Mueller would perhaps be an even more explosive move than the president's prior decision to fire FBI Director James Comey , who was overseeing that agency's separate investigation into Russian interference. If Rosenstein refused , Trump could fire him, and order the solicitor general , who would be next in line in the order of succession...

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  • Conservatives and DUP on brink of coalition deal
Conservatives and DUP on brink of coalition deal

Theresa May's failure to win a majority at the General Election has led to suggestions her Brexit plan to leave the EU's Single Market and Customs Union could be altered, while rival parties have demanded involvement in exit talks following the inconclusive result.

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  • British Prime Minister Theresa May admits London fire response not good enough
British Prime Minister Theresa May admits London fire response not good enough

The local Grenfell Action Grouphad claimed, before and during a major 10-million-pound refurbishment of Grenfell Tower a year ago, that the block constituted a fire risk and residents had warned that access to the site for emergency vehicles was "severely restricted".

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  • Clashes, protests intensify amid shutdown in India's Darjeeling town
Clashes, protests intensify amid shutdown in India's Darjeeling town

Some police personnel and GJM activists were injured in the clash, the police said. However, things came to a head on June 15, when the police raided the residence of GJM president Bimal Gurung in his stronghold Patlaybas, and recovered weapons and cash, prompting the GJM to call for an indefinite total bandh in the hills.

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  • Grenfell Tower families lacked good enough support after fire, says Theresa May
Grenfell Tower families lacked good enough support after fire, says Theresa May

Police do not expect to find any survivors inside the 24-storey concrete tower, which contained 120 apartments. Firefighters searching the smoldering ruin in west London have recovered six bodies from the 24-story Grenfell Tower , while 11 others have been located but can not yet be removed from the gutted structure.

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  • White House mum on possible Comey tapes
White House mum on possible Comey tapes

Flynn, who served as national security adviser, was sacked by the Trump White House for misleading the vice president concerning conversations he had with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Is there a White House recording system? "It appears, from a review of Secret Service's main indices, that there are not records pertaining to your request...

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  • Lena Dunham speaks out on Bill Cosby's mistrial
Lena Dunham speaks out on Bill Cosby's mistrial

But the judge said he would allow the jury to work toward a verdict as long as it wanted. Cosby previously admitted to police that he gave women Benadryl, as Constand claims he did to her, and quaaludes, before attempting to have sex with them.

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  • Favorites Portugal, Mexico meet early in Confederations Cup
Favorites Portugal, Mexico meet early in Confederations Cup

Petersburg. The game was scored with an own goal by New Zealand's Michael Boxall at the 31st minute of the game. Russia's win certainly eased the pressure on winning its second game, against Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal in Moscow on Wednesday.

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  • Senate Backs Sanctions on Russian Federation over US Election Hacking
Senate Backs Sanctions on Russian Federation over US Election Hacking

The full bill is reportedly expected to pass later this week with another procedural vote possible Thursday morning, The Hill reported . The legislation was loudly endorsed by Israel lobbying group AIPAC, and Sen. The legislation sets up a review process that would require Trump to get Congress' approval before taking any action to ease, s...

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  • Britain Left 'Sombre' By London Tower Fire, Says Queen Elizabeth II
Britain Left 'Sombre' By London Tower Fire, Says Queen Elizabeth II

The company that supplied the exterior cladding on the west London tower block destroyed in a fire has come under scrutiny after reports that the material used may have accelerated the blaze. "The local community feels their grief has been made worse by the lack of information about their missing family members and friends", he wrote. The local...

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  • Theresa May 'welled up' in meeting with Grenfell families, says reverend
Theresa May 'welled up' in meeting with Grenfell families, says reverend

May returned to the neighbourhood the following day to meet with survivors at St. "It is hard to escape a very sombre national mood", Elizabeth said in a message on her official birthday. "We are all desperately sad, we are angry, but of course none of us as angry as those who were directly affected". "Everything possible will be done to help t...

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  • UK queen visits London fire volunteers as locals plead for answers
UK queen visits London fire volunteers as locals plead for answers

London Police commander Stuart Cundy said that the conditions inside Grenfell Tower mean that the search operation to recover the victims was extremely challenging. He said: "The investigation is a police investigation. United in our sadness, we are equally determined, without fear or favour, to support all those rebuilding lives so horribly a...

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  • Suspect in custody after shooting at Florida hospital
Suspect in custody after shooting at Florida hospital

The incident occurred at the West Marion Regional Center - a nationally recognized 222-bed hospital in the heart of Ocala, News 6 reported. Though the nurse was shot in the leg, Ocala firefighters were cleared from the scene when they arrived, firefighters said.

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  • London tower fire: 58 people missing presumed dead, say police
London tower fire: 58 people missing presumed dead, say police

They met volunteers, local residents and community representatives while visiting Westway Sports Centre in west London , near the burnt down 24-storey Grenfell Tower. Activists held up posters with pictures of people still missing after the deadly inferno. However, there may be other people who were in there on the night that others were not awa...

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  • 58 presumed dead in London tower blaze
58 presumed dead in London tower blaze

Commander Cundy said: "The time it is going to take us to undertake the search and recovery operation is going to be significant". However, according to Britain's Press Association , up to 70 people, in addition to those who are confirmed dead, are still missing.

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