• Trump tweets about obstruction of justice reports, claims 'zero evidence' of collusion
Trump tweets about obstruction of justice reports, claims 'zero evidence' of collusion

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. Mr Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee on 8 June he believed Mr Trump had directed him in February to drop an FBI probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn that was...

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  • London fire: Mourning, anger and questions over lives lost in inferno
London fire: Mourning, anger and questions over lives lost in inferno

Just three months ago, it was reported that a government delay in reviewing fire safety regulations for tower blocks - one of the recommendations made after the Lakanal House inquest - could lead to future tragedies. The cause of the fire at Melbourne's Lacrosse building , which has since been labelled a death trap, was a discarded cigarette m...

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  • Theresa May orders public inquiry into Grenfell Tower blaze 'tragedy'
Theresa May orders public inquiry into Grenfell Tower blaze 'tragedy'

He wrote alongside it: 'To any of the 100's of FAMILIES effected by this awful fire at Grenfell Tower Notting hill today, You are all welcome to come hang out in my restaurant and be fed and watered by my Jamies Italian team. Firefighters have extinguished the last of the flames at the 24-story and are now working to make the building safe so they ...

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  • Britain's May urges Northern Irish government deal by June 29
Britain's May urges Northern Irish government deal by June 29

Sources also told the BBC that both parties were close to reaching an agreement so that May could form the government but the fire at Grenfell Towers in London made an announcement on the deal on Wednesday "inappropriate". Speaking alongside the President at the Elysee Palace, she said: "I confirmed to President Macron that the timetable for th...

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  • Death toll rises to 17 in London high-rise fire
Death toll rises to 17 in London high-rise fire

The tower, built in 1974, was home to between 400 and 600 people. The fire reportedly trapped many residents in the building - dozens are still missing. Khan urged the government to publish an interim report as soon as this summer, saying "we can not afford to wait years for those answers". "So it is right that, in addition to the immediate f...

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  • $75M bond set for Ohio man accused of killing 5 people
$75M bond set for Ohio man accused of killing 5 people

Police haven't said how they died. Brinkman is also accused of killing Rogell John, 71, and his wife Roberta John, 64, in their North Canton home on Sunday. He said Brinkman had been house-sitting for the Johns while they were on vacation. I don't know what could bring someone to do that. A date has not yet been set for Brinkman to appear in St...

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  • Global shares fall on Fed rate hike, UK rate outlook
Global shares fall on Fed rate hike, UK rate outlook

President Trump's legal team denounced the report. USA shares looked set to open lower, with Dow futures down 0.4 percent and S&P futures off 0.6 percent. The BoE might underestimate the recent spike in prices, but if two or three MPC members see a need to follow the Fed by hiking rates the pound will appreciate sharply.

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  • The Duchess Of Cambridge Visits Victims Of London Bridge Terror Attack
The Duchess Of Cambridge Visits Victims Of London Bridge Terror Attack

The Duchess of Cambridge was enjoying some time off, but she's back to her regular duties. In total 14 victims were taken to King's, one of whom was "walking wounded" and able to leave quickly after being seen by emergency staff. Seven of them are still receiving round-the-clock treatment and are classified as being in "critical condition". "It ...

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  • Fort Carson locked down amid reported shooting
Fort Carson locked down amid reported shooting

Fort Carson is located about 65 miles north of Denver. The shooting happened near Bad Toelz Road, which is in the center of the installation . Several Twitter users reported the post may have had an active shooter. However, personnel were asked to shelter in place during the investigation. No evacuations have been listed, however gates to ...

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  • Shooter of US Congressman was living in his auto
Shooter of US Congressman was living in his auto

James Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Illinois, was the alleged shooter, and was pronounced dead Wednesday morning. The shooting marks the first time a sitting member of Congress has been shot since Arizona Rep. "Authorities are continuing to investigate the crime and the assailant has now died from his injuries", President Donald Trump said f...

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  • Trump being investigated for possible obstruction of justice, reports say
Trump being investigated for possible obstruction of justice, reports say

Rosenstein told a Senate Appropriations subcommittee that he has no reason to believe that Mueller has done anything untoward and that he would not fire him simply because the president ordered him to. Sessions added that since his recusal, "I have no knowledge about this investigation" beyond media reports. The letter from Attorney General Je...

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  • Putin quips he's ready to grant asylum to ex-FBI chief Comey
Putin quips he's ready to grant asylum to ex-FBI chief Comey

Putin said many heads of state around the world had told him of similar USA meddling in their internal affairs . "But, as he said, the influence on our [US] minds, and on how we should act, took place", Putin said. Putin was speaking on a televised phone-in event two days before before Russian Federation faces New Zealand in the opening game of...

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  • 'Anxiety and fear' in Northern Ireland over Conservative-DUP talks - Sinn Fein
'Anxiety and fear' in Northern Ireland over Conservative-DUP talks - Sinn Fein

The Conservatives need the DUP's 10 votes to achieve a working majority in parliament but some politicians and commentators have expressed fears that it could undermine the peace settlement that brought an end to three decades of violence in Northern Ireland .

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  • Saddened UPS employees return to work after deadly attack
Saddened UPS employees return to work after deadly attack

UPS workers evacuate a San Francisco facility following a Wednesday morning shooting that left four dead and several others injured. Lam, 38, a UPS driver, filed a grievance in March claiming he was working excessive overtime. UPS CEO David Abney says the company is investigating the circumstances that led up to a shooting at a San Francisco wa...

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  • Four killed in Islamic State attack on mosque in Kabul
Four killed in Islamic State attack on mosque in Kabul

Witnesses at Kabul's Al Zahra mosque reported that police guards identified and tried to intercept the bomber, but he opened fire at them and forced his way into the worship place. The group has targeted minority Shia Hazaras in Afghanistan before. IS fighters this week captured Tora Bora, a mountain cave complex in eastern Afghanistan that was...

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  • A reported investigation of Trump would have widespread legal implications
A reported investigation of Trump would have widespread legal implications

The Post cites five sources saying Robert Mueller will interview some top leaders in the Trump Administration including the heads of the National Security Agency and National Intelligence. Trump, beginning even before he was sworn in, because he believed the president might lie about what had taken place. - This report asserts the obstructi...

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  • Deputy attorney general says he sees no reason to fire special counsel
Deputy attorney general says he sees no reason to fire special counsel

Chris Ruddy, a friend of Trump's and the chief executive of Newsmax, a United States news outlet, went so far as to suggest the president was already thinking about "terminating" Mueller. Amid reports that President Trump is considering firing the special counsel overseeing the Russian Federation investigations, a senior Justice Department official...

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  • Death Toll In London Apartment Fire Now At 17
Death Toll In London Apartment Fire Now At 17

London fire commissioner Dany Cotton said it was not safe for fire crews to go all the way out to the edges of the building. Questions are growing about how the flames spread so quickly, engulfing its 120 apartments. At one point, a woman's voice can be heard shouting to people below: "We're stuck on the 23rd floor - there's too many people ...

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  • Employees return to work at UPS warehouse in San Francisco
Employees return to work at UPS warehouse in San Francisco

Still, Cilia said Lam wasn't angry, and he could not understand why he would open fire on fellow drivers at a morning meeting. Even the ones who had been told their loved ones were safe said they wouldn't feel better until they were reunited in person.

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  • Trump goes bonkers in afternoon Twitter rant about Clinton and Russian Federation
Trump goes bonkers in afternoon Twitter rant about Clinton and Russian Federation

He also raised questions about Clinton's family and, quote - "Dems dealing with Russian Federation". In a pair of earlier tweets , Trump called the investigation "phony" and the "greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history". Trump, who tweeted earlier Thursday that the investigation was "the single greatest WITCH HUNT" in USA political h...

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