• 12 dead in London inferno: Here is what we know so far
12 dead in London inferno: Here is what we know so far

Residents like Khalid Suleman Ahmed, 20, who lived on the eighth floor of Grenfell tower were waiting up to get something to eat when they realised the building was on fire and quickly began alerting neighbours. Ms Cotton said the number of people who are unaccounted for is still unknown as some may have got out by themselves or gone into other ...

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  • BONOKOSKI: Shooting politicians, America's 'first act' of political terrorism
BONOKOSKI: Shooting politicians, America's 'first act' of political terrorism

Bernie Sanders , who past year made an unsuccessful bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. New Hampshire 1st District Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter, D-Rochester, said in a statement that she is "praying for my colleague Steve Scalise and the Capitol Police officers and congressional staffers hurt in this morning's horrifying shootin...

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  • After baseball ambush, lawmakers question role of rhetoric in the violence
After baseball ambush, lawmakers question role of rhetoric in the violence

The shooter, identified as James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois , ducked behind the third base dugout and exchanged gunfire with the two members of the Capitol Police. Senator Rand Paul , also at the practice, said he believed the rapid intervention narrowly prevented a bloodbath. "America is praying for you and America is praying for all of ...

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  • Trump 'under investigation' by special counsel
Trump 'under investigation' by special counsel

The decision marks a major turning point in the ongoing FBI investigation, according to unnamed sources cited in the Post report . Christopher Ruddy, chief executive of conservative group Newsmax Media, Mr Ruddy was at the White House on Monday, but U.S.

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  • Ken Clarke: More parties need a say on Brexit
Ken Clarke: More parties need a say on Brexit

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron has joined a chorus that is building up around Theresa May to move towards a softer stance on Brexit following the Conservative party's disastrous result in the general election. "I think there will be pressure for a softer Brexit", added Cameron who quit previous year after Britons voted to leave the E...

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  • Theresa May promises 'proper investigation' into Grenfell Tower fire
Theresa May promises 'proper investigation' into Grenfell Tower fire

The same type of cladding was installed on the Grenfell Tower in 2016, as part of a £10m renovation. According to reports from the British media, the Muslim members of the community saved many precious lives following the unfortunate event.

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  • US lawmaker, others shot on baseball field by anti-Trump man
US lawmaker, others shot on baseball field by anti-Trump man

Also wounded by the gunman were a Capitol Police officer, a congressional aide and a lobbyist. " He knew who we were ". Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old unemployed home inspector from southern IL, was killed in the shootout. In a statement , Capitol Police said Griner was in "good condition in the hospital, having been shot in the ankle". At a press...

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  • MI health chief faces involuntary manslaughter, misconduct charges in Flint water crisis
MI health chief faces involuntary manslaughter, misconduct charges in Flint water crisis

Andrew Arena, Schuette's chief criminal investigator and the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director in Detroit, said what he has found most shocking is that "people had information in their possession" about the Legionnaires' disease outbreak, "and just failed to act".

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  • Minnesota cop's fatal shooting of black motorist not justified
Minnesota cop's fatal shooting of black motorist not justified

Paul, Minn., protesting the July 6, 2016 shooting death of Castile by St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez . Seventy-four seconds is the amount of time that elapsed between the moment Yanez turned on his squad auto lights to the moment he fired the seventh and final shot into Castile's vehicle.

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  • Gunman kills three, self at San Francisco UPS facility
Gunman kills three, self at San Francisco UPS facility

Lam had a history of mental illness, according to NBC San Francisco's Laura Garcia Cannon . When the shooting started, she said her husband told her he ran for his life. The incident was not related to terrorism, he said. A long column of two rows of UPS employees were escorted out of the building by armed police officers, KPIX reported .

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  • Former ER surgeon says critical condition not uncommon after shootings
Former ER surgeon says critical condition not uncommon after shootings

Mr Trump described Mr Scalise, the number three Republican in the House of Representatives, as a "very good friend" and "patriot", telling him: "America is praying for you and America is praying for all of the victims of this awful shooting".

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  • President Trump Being Investigated For Obstruction
President Trump Being Investigated For Obstruction

The Deputy Attorney General assured lawmakers that Special Counsel Mueller "will have the full degree of independence he needs to conduct that investigation appropriately". A March 22 exchange is allegedly of potential interest to Mueller, officials told The Post . Former United States attorney Barbara McQuade, who served under the Barack Obam...

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  • Mueller Investigating Whether Trump Attempted to Obstruct Justice
Mueller Investigating Whether Trump Attempted to Obstruct Justice

According to The Washington Post , officials said one of the exchanges of potential interest to Mueller took place on March 22, less than a week after Daniel Coats was confirmed by the Senate to serve as the nation's top intelligence official.

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  • United States left with more questions than answers after Sessions' testimony
United States left with more questions than answers after Sessions' testimony

Testifying at a Senate hearing, Sessions , who was a close Trump adviser during the battle for the presidency, said it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest that he participated in or was aware of any collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

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  • Chuck Schumer invites President Trump to testify before the Senate
Chuck Schumer invites President Trump to testify before the Senate

All along, Burr and Warner have said they plan to meet with Jared Kushner, a top White House adviser and President Trump's son-in-law. On the surface, former FBI Director James Comey's long-awaited Senate Intelligence Committee hearing was underwhelming, failing to turn up a clear smoking gun.

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  • Donald Trump has no intention of firing Robert Mueller: White House
Donald Trump has no intention of firing Robert Mueller: White House

Anonymous officials told the Post of Mueller's investigation and said Trump associates were also being investigated for potentially committing financial crimes. The committee heads in the past have mentioned the need to "deconflict" their probe with Mr. Mueller's work. If one tactical mistake was made by Comey in this dramatic political chess...

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  • Senate Adds Russia Sanctions To Iran Sanctions Bill
Senate Adds Russia Sanctions To Iran Sanctions Bill

Under the legislation , new sanctions could be levied on entities engaging in "malicious cyber activity". Crapo, in his floor statement introducing the bill , said , "Over the course of the past three months, the Senate Banking Committee has held hearings assessing the impacts of the current sanctions regime against Russian Federation".

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  • Trump visits 'critical' Steve Scalise in hospital
Trump visits 'critical' Steve Scalise in hospital

Shelley Moore Capito. All three praise the actions of the Capitol Police, who brought down the man now identified as the gunman . I couldn't tell what was what. Spicer said Trump also spoke with other Capitol Police officers while at the hospital. He said he's unsure of who the shooter's target was. The Republican lawmaker was standing at ...

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  • Trump says travel ban ruling comes at
Trump says travel ban ruling comes at "dangerous time"

The Supreme Court could rule on 4th and 9th Circuit rulings at any time. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Another appeals court, another defeat for the Trump administration. Similarly, the judges found no adequate explanation for the restriction of refugee admissions to 50,000 for the 2017 fiscal year that ends September 30.

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  • Trump Being Investigated Over Possible Obstruction of Justice
Trump Being Investigated Over Possible Obstruction of Justice

Peter Carr, a spokesman for Mueller, declined to comment on Ruddy's remarks. Criticism of special counsel Robert Mueller used to be off limits. "This is now beyond ridiculous, and another reason why this special counsel Mueller needs to be shut down immediately, on top of the fact that we know there's NO collusion", Hannity said.

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