• Local pastor blasts wealth inequality for Grenfell Tower fire
Local pastor blasts wealth inequality for Grenfell Tower fire

At least 40 fire engines responded to the scene, with 200 firefighters involved in a futile effort to contain the blaze. "At its height, pretty much the entire building appear to be ablaze, with huge flames of several hundred feet running up the side of the tower", he says.

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  • Family identifies victim in San Francisco UPS shooting
Family identifies victim in San Francisco UPS shooting

The next thing he knew, he said, "there's a mob of UPS drivers" running down the street screaming "shooter, shooter". Officials, UPS employees and witnesses described chaos as shots rang out during a morning meeting before drivers were sent on their delivery routes.

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  • Horrifying first pictures from inside Grenfell Tower after devastating inferno
Horrifying first pictures from inside Grenfell Tower after devastating inferno

Meanwhile, Islington's housing boss is confident the borough's tower blocks are safe in the wake of the blaze in Kensington that has so far seen 12 people confirmed dead - a tally expected to rise. "When I arrived on the scene he was amongst the people that were standing there", neighbour Samira Lamrani told the Press Association . She said: "Th...

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  • Potcoin sponsoring Rodman's North Korea trip
Potcoin sponsoring Rodman's North Korea trip

In this undated photo published on September 7, 2013, on the homepage of North Korea's Rodong Sinmun newspaper, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , left, talks with former National Basketball Association player Dennis Rodman during a dinner in.

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  • BC Liberal cabinet sworn in but defeat looms for minority government
BC Liberal cabinet sworn in but defeat looms for minority government

After the Liberals' majority win in the 2013 election, Clark named a 19-member cabinet. "But at the same time we do have a responsibility to be in the house, to be able to answer questions in the house". "The provincial election made two things clear: British Columbians want a government that will work across party lines, and one that will bridge t...

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  • London tower fire: 'People jumped out of their windows'
London tower fire: 'People jumped out of their windows'

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 flats. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said many questions must be answered about safety for the scores of other apartment blocks around the British capital.

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  • May says Brexit talks to start as scheduled
May says Brexit talks to start as scheduled

The famed pop anthem was played by the musicians and the choir of the French Republican Guard, with the lead singer in uniform playing a guitar. The two big screens at the stadium projected the cross of St. Instead, a mere five days on from election day, the PM has made a decision to visit newly-elected French president, Emmanuel Macron in Paris...

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  • Massive blaze engulfs London high rise
Massive blaze engulfs London high rise

Residents said repairs, including the addition of some sort of cladding, had been made to the exterior of the block recently. By mid-afternoon, firefighters were carrying out systematic searches throughout the charred wreckage. The government is making urgent enquiries to find out if any high rise buildings in the country have combustible claddings...

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  • Local, statewide politicians respond to attack at congressional baseball practice in Virginia
Local, statewide politicians respond to attack at congressional baseball practice in Virginia

The bravery and quick response of U.S. Capitol Police prevented Wednesday's shooting at a Northern Virginia baseball field from becoming a "massacre", congressmen at the center of the terrifying ordeal said. "And that's when I ran out to Steve and applied pressure on the wound", Flake said. "There are no D's and R's behind our names today", Rep. ...

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  • PM Modi exchanges pleasantries with Nawaz Sharif in Astana
PM Modi exchanges pleasantries with Nawaz Sharif in Astana

Addressing the 17th conference of Shanghai Cooperation Organization ( SCO) Summit in Kazakhstan's Astana city on Friday, President Ashraf Ghani called for joint efforts against terrorism and said those countries which differentiate between good terrorists and bad terrorists will pay the price for it.

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  • Staunchly conservative U.S. lawmaker Scalise among wounded in shooting
Staunchly conservative U.S. lawmaker Scalise among wounded in shooting

House Speaker Paul Ryan's office said Scalise's wounds were not believed to be life-threatening and that a member of the security detail was also shot. Texas Rep. Roger Williams says a member of his staff was also shot and was receiving medical attention. A local resident who posted a video of the scene after the shooting said, "There were probab...

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  • Korea says it freed US student over humanitarian reasons
Korea says it freed US student over humanitarian reasons

Americans are regarded as enemies in North Korea because the two countries never signed a peace treaty to formally end the 1950-53 Korean War. The subject of allowing Swedish officials to visit United States prisoners in North Korea was discussed at length.

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  • Philippines says arrests senior member of IS-backed Maute group
Philippines says arrests senior member of IS-backed Maute group

Ominta Romato Maute aka Farhana, mother of the founders of the Maute terror group, has been charged with rebellion before the Misamis Oriental Regional Trial Court (RTC) in Cagayan de Oro City. The ongoing firefight to retake the city has entered its fourth week and has so far killed almost 300 people, including 58 soldiers and policemen. To avoi...

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  • SC issues notice to Centre on plea challenging cattle sale ban notification
SC issues notice to Centre on plea challenging cattle sale ban notification

The Supreme Court (SC), on Thursday, issued notice to the Union government based on pleas challenging the government's notification banning sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter, according to media reports. The rule, the petition said, was against freedom of "religious practice to sacrifice animals" and imposing a "ba...

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  • Comey Lists the Five Ways Trump Lied and Lied
Comey Lists the Five Ways Trump Lied and Lied

When asked by a reporter if Trump asked Comey to drop the investigation into Flynn, he said: " I didn't say that ". "He's new in government, and so, therefore, I think he's learning as he goes", Ryan told reporters following Comey's hearing .

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  • Ireland now officially has its first ever openly gay prime minister
Ireland now officially has its first ever openly gay prime minister

Mr Kenny will submit his letter of resignation to President Michael D Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin this afternoon. "I am the first to acknowledge that I have not gotten everything right but I can honestly say that my motivation was always what I believed was in the best interests of the Irish people".

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  • Alabama church bus crashes in Atlanta area; several injured, some critical
Alabama church bus crashes in Atlanta area; several injured, some critical

Sarah Harmening was part of a youth church group traveling from Huntsville, Alabama , to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Thursday when their bus flipped over in south Fulton County. The bus is from a Huntsville, Alabama , church, WSB-TV reported. A church bus crash in Fulton County, Georgia, killed a 17-year-old girl and injured...

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  • Angus King: I'm 'really, really disturbed' by Sessions's testimony
Angus King: I'm 'really, really disturbed' by Sessions's testimony

Sessions made the comments as he appeared at a hearing Tuesday to answer questions about Russia's alleged efforts to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election. "There are none", the Attorney-General responded . It was later reported that he did have meetings with Russian officials in his role as U.S. Senator.

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  • Dramatic video captures sounds of gunfire at congressional baseball practice
Dramatic video captures sounds of gunfire at congressional baseball practice

Rep. Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana) was injured in the shooting and was reported in critical condition by a Washington D.C. hospital at 11:29 a.m. Scott Pelley will anchor the "CBS Evening News" from Washington tonight and the program will expand to an hour to accommodate coverage of the shooting that left five people wounded and sent Scalise to t...

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  • North Korea: Dennis Rodman making return trip to communist nation
North Korea: Dennis Rodman making return trip to communist nation

That game was supposedly a gift for North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, according to CNN . He then fell into a coma after taking a sleeping pill, North Korean officials told them. "I'm sorry for what's going on in North Korea, the certain situations", Rodman told CNN after returning from Pyongyang in 2014 , but he didn't specify what exactly t...

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