• Donald Trump condemns Justice Department over 'watered down' travel ban
Donald Trump condemns Justice Department over 'watered down' travel ban

Pelosi was asked what Trump meant by his comments calling for the enforcement of a ban on travel to the USA from several Muslim-majority countries. In fact, only hours before George Conway's tweet , Kellyanne Conway was defending Trump on NBC's "Today" show , telling anchors they had an "obsession with covering everything he says on Twitt...

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  • Protests in London erupt at town hall over high-rise fire
Protests in London erupt at town hall over high-rise fire

Anger following the London high-rise rise fire that killed at least 30 people boiled over Friday with protests erupting in at least two places in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Whole families are said to be among the missing, including Bassem Choukeir, his wife Nadia, her mother Sariyya and the couple's three daughters Mirna, Fatmeh and Z...

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  • Trump holds freaky praise-filled Cabinet meeting
Trump holds freaky praise-filled Cabinet meeting

Still, Trump's Cabinet meeting struck reporters who attended as particularly odd and freaky - because after the president spoke, he had each of the Cabinet members around the table briefly speak too, and their comments often included praise for the president.

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  • Leo Varadkar formally elected as prime minister of Ireland
Leo Varadkar formally elected as prime minister of Ireland

Addressing the Dail (Irish parliament), after his election, Varadkar said, "I've been elected to lead but I promise to serve". Fine Gael elected Varadkar, a trained doctor, as its leader in early June. He has pledged to introduce a less ambitious debt reduction target than the one set by Kenny's government past year and lobby the European Union...

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  • APN Statement Marking 50 Years of Israel Occupation
APN Statement Marking 50 Years of Israel Occupation

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has demanded that the Palestinians, who view prisoners as national heroes, stop paying stipends to them and their families, and USA lawmakers have warned that Palestinian funding could be cut off unless Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas halts the practice.

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  • London fire death toll hits 30, dozens still missing
London fire death toll hits 30, dozens still missing

Prime Minister Theresa May ordered a full public inquiry into the disaster in response to mounting anger that the fire might have been preventable. Sajid Javid, whose department is responsible for oversight of local authorities, yesterday acknowledged that "something has gone drastically wrong" to result in the tragedy which unfolded in the ear...

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  • Egyptian court sentences 31 to death in prosecutor's case
Egyptian court sentences 31 to death in prosecutor's case

CAIRO (AP) - An Egyptian criminal court has sentenced to death 31 Islamists for their part in the June 2015 assassination of the country's top prosecutor, Hisham Barakat . Saturday's sentences were referred to Egypt's grand mufti for a non-binding opinion, as required by Egyptian law. The court will confirm the verdicts on July 22.

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  • Search on for 7 Navy Crew after Ship Damaged in Collision
Search on for 7 Navy Crew after Ship Damaged in Collision

Footage from the Japanese TV network NHK showed heavy damage to the mid-right side of the USS Fitzgerald and a person in a stretcher being lifted to a helicopter. "He's okay. Thank you all for the prayers". There will now be lots of questions about why its crew failed to avoid collision with a 200m (700ft) long container ship.

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  • The complex issues of the Russia probe, special counsel
The complex issues of the Russia probe, special counsel

On May 17, Rosenstein appointed Mueller, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, as special counsel to investigate possible coordination between Trump associates and Russian officials during the 2016 presidential election - and any other issues tied to that probe.

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  • President Calls House Health Care Bill
President Calls House Health Care Bill "Mean", Pushes Senate for "Generous" Legislation

Orrin Hatch whether any hearings would be held on the yet-to-be-released bill. Mr. Trump lauded the House's health care bill when it passed last month , hosting a celebratory event in the White House Rose Garden with GOP members of Congress .

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  • The Blackstone Group LP (BX) Position Boosted by Sei Investments Co
The Blackstone Group LP (BX) Position Boosted by Sei Investments Co

It has underperformed by 30.22% the S&P500. Zacks Investment Research lowered The Blackstone Group L.P. from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Friday, April 7th. NEOT's SI was 261,300 shares in June as released by FINRA. The Illinois-based Rothschild Invest Il has invested 1.51% in Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET). Narwhal Cap accu...

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  • London fire protesters storm city hall
London fire protesters storm city hall

Fire crews in Solihull have visited high-rise blocks to reassure residents. The local authority has been criticised for ignoring residents' concerns over fire safety. "They have been left with nothing - no bank cards, no money, no means of caring for their children or relatives. One woman told me she had escaped in only her top and underwear".

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  • No 'proof' on 'collusion' with Russians, Trump says
No 'proof' on 'collusion' with Russians, Trump says

The rising criticism puts a new focus on the relationships between the president, special counsel and the Justice Department , especially as questions loom over whether Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will recuse himself from overseeing Mueller's probe.

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  • Robert Mueller hires 13 lawyers to handle Russia investigation
Robert Mueller hires 13 lawyers to handle Russia investigation

Also Wednesday, Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles Grassley said his panel will investigate the removal of former FBI Director James Comey and "any alleged improper partisan interference in law enforcement investigations". "Nice", the president tweeted. Trump is under increasing pressure on the Russian Federation probe. The furious early mor...

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  • Queen visits London fire volunteers as locals plead for answers
Queen visits London fire volunteers as locals plead for answers

Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy has said that there are still some bodies in Grenfell tower but conditions have been too hazardous to retrieve them. The residence is believed to have had as many as 600 people inside it when the fire broke out on one of the lower floors. Mr Cundy said the investigation would consider whether any cri...

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  • Protesters Storm London Town Hall After Tower Fire Kills 30
Protesters Storm London Town Hall After Tower Fire Kills 30

Now Hardy has offered his support by setting up the JustGiving page to raise money for the "families and children in crisis that desperately need our help and support". Another large group of protesters stormed the town hall of Kensington and Chelsea, the borough in which Grenfell Tower is located. Protesters sit down in Oxford Circus during ...

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  • U.S. congressman Scalise still in critical condition: Hospital
U.S. congressman Scalise still in critical condition: Hospital

On Wednesday, he underwent immediate surgery after the incident and then an additional procedure to stop bleeding. "Look, I signed up for this but my 3-year-old didn't and our families didn't", Richmond added. our country will perhaps become closer, more unified". "Most of us would not even think to consider that a benign wound", Sava said. Sc...

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  • Scalise's doctor hopes for 'excellent recovery' despite risk
Scalise's doctor hopes for 'excellent recovery' despite risk

Interest in the charity baseball game has skyrocketed in the aftermath of the shooting , as staffers and lawmakers look to rally around Scalise and the three others who were shot: a congressional staffer, a lobbyist and a Capitol Police special agent.

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  • 'We want justice!' Grenfell Tower fire protesters storm Kensington Town Hall
'We want justice!' Grenfell Tower fire protesters storm Kensington Town Hall

Cundy said that because the fire was so powerful there was "a risk that sadly we may not be able to identify everybody". The fire in the block in west London burned for hours, and authorities fear that the official death toll of 30 is likely to rise, with numerous dead unlikely ever to be identified.

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  • Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein warns about anonymous sources
Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein warns about anonymous sources

If Rosenstein were out of the picture, responsibility for overseeing Mueller's investigation - and deciding his fate - would fall to Rachel Brand, the department's associate attorney general. In just the last 48 hours, news organizations have reported that Mueller is investigating whether Trump obstructed justice by firing Comey. There is no re...

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