• London inferno extinguished; firefighters search for victims
London inferno extinguished; firefighters search for victims

Prime Minister May said her thoughts were with all those affected by the fire. It is unsafe for firefighters to go to all parts of the 24-story tower, so the fire department is working with structural engineers to shore up the building so they can complete a "finger-tip search" of the entire structure, Cotton said.

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  • Grenfell Tower fire: Theresa May orders full public inquiry
Grenfell Tower fire: Theresa May orders full public inquiry

The two moved to London in March and quickly found work as architects. A spokeswoman for Westfield London told WWD that the shopping behemoth is in direct contact with the authorities to offer support: "We are now coordinating donations of supplies from Westfield, retailers and other local businesses".

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  • ICE Arrests 10 More Men in Saratoga Springs
ICE Arrests 10 More Men in Saratoga Springs

Another organizer, Celesté Martinez with Together Colorado, says the Colorado Rapid Response Network is modeled after existing networks run by the New Sanctuary Movement , based out of Philadelphia, and the PICO National Network , based out of Oakland, California.

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  • Who was James Hodgkinson? More about the man behind the congressional shooting
Who was James Hodgkinson? More about the man behind the congressional shooting

The annual Congressional baseball game will go on as planned Thursday night at Nationals Park in the USA capital. The shooting of Republican House Whip Steve Scalise likely will test Sen. The Washington Post found someone who remembered Hodgkinson working on Sanders' campaign. The FBI said he was in Alexandria, Virginia, where the shootin...

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  • Trump Rips 'WITCH HUNT' In Response To Reports Of Obstruction Probe
Trump Rips 'WITCH HUNT' In Response To Reports Of Obstruction Probe

The Washington Post reported on Wednesday that Robert Mueller , the special counsel appointed to oversee the FBI investigation into Russian interference in the USA election, is investigating Mr Trump for possible obstruction of justice .

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  • White House begins its government reorganization
White House begins its government reorganization

Mnuchin wants a clean hike to the debt ceiling, and has vowed to preside over a drama-free process. Private analysts say the debt ceiling deadline could be extended into October. Mulvaney said he would like to see the debt ceiling raised in July. He said the issue was not a source of division inside the White House or the Republican Party .

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  • Death toll rises to 17 in London apartment block fire
Death toll rises to 17 in London apartment block fire

He told LBC: "We had to literally run under police riot shields because of the amount of flaming debris, just to get into the building". There were people waving and shining lights, some from their mobile phones, to attract attention while some merely stayed put in their flats, apparently following instructions that were given to residents ...

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  • Trump uses social media to question probe of his campaign
Trump uses social media to question probe of his campaign

Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., right, chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., left, listen as Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence about his role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey and the investigation into contacts between Trump ca...

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  • U.S. congressman Steve Scalise still critical after Washington shooting
U.S. congressman Steve Scalise still critical after Washington shooting

The Republican congressional baseball team had been practising for Thursday's annual charity game between Democrats and Republicans when the gunman attacked shortly after 7am. Capitol Police officers in Scalise's security detail returned fire, and Hodgkinson later died from his wounds. A Facebook account that appears to belong to Hodgkinson is ...

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  • Cause of United States student's 'extensive' brain damage mystery after North Korea release
Cause of United States student's 'extensive' brain damage mystery after North Korea release

The University of Virginia student's father, Fred Warmbier , said at an earlier news conference that his son had been "brutalized and terrorized" by the North Korean government. But it emerged as he traveled back home that Warmbier, a University of Virginia student, was in a coma. The doctors described Otto Warmbier as being in a state of "u...

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  • Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy
Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

Scott Applewhite). Democrats practicing on a nearby field and stopped to pray when they heard what happened. A government official says the suspect in the Virginia shooting that injured Rep. Two local congressmen spoke out immediately after Wednesday's attack at a congressional baseball game practice at a Virginia park. He showed no previ...

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  • Truth will come out about Grenfell Tower fire, vows Jeremy Corbyn
Truth will come out about Grenfell Tower fire, vows Jeremy Corbyn

Celebrities have come together in their droves to highlight ways to help the hundreds of victims who lost everything in the London Grenfell Tower fire on Wednesday. Dany Cotton said her crews had witnessed some bad things, including seeing people jumping from windows and throwing their children out of the burning building.

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  • President Trump Slams Report of Obstruction of Justice Probe
President Trump Slams Report of Obstruction of Justice Probe

Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Trump's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, criticized the Post report: "The FBI leak of information regarding the president is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal ". The special counsel is also seeking documents from the National Security Agency relating to its interactions with the White House on the Russian Feder...

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  • Gerry Adams says Tory-DUP deal in breach of Good Friday Agreement
Gerry Adams says Tory-DUP deal in breach of Good Friday Agreement

A conclusion on the deal was expected on Wednesday, but the decision may now be delayed to next week, after the DUP said it would be inappropriate to conclude talks and announce a deal on the same day as a fire consumed a tower block in west London , killing 12 people.

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  • US Attorney General Ignores Trump Questions, Accused of 'Stonewalling'
US Attorney General Ignores Trump Questions, Accused of 'Stonewalling'

He followed that up 12 minutes later with a second tweet: "Crooked H destroyed phones w/ hammer, "bleached" emails, & had husband meet w/AG days before she was cleared- & they talk about obstruction?" When Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein tapped Mueller as special counsel - Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused from investigations rela...

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  • US, Central American officials meet as Trump signals shift
US, Central American officials meet as Trump signals shift

The Presidents of Guatemala and El Salvador are also in Miami for the conference, a two-day event hosted by the US and Mexico that will be held at Florida International University and the USA military's Southern Command. Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said in Miami on Thursday that "irregular" migration contributes to a brain drain ...

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  • Trump blasts reported obstruction probe over 'phony' Russian Federation story
Trump blasts reported obstruction probe over 'phony' Russian Federation story

Now, days after Mr. Comey's testimony to Congress, in which MSNBC's Chris Matthews said the Trump-Russian collusion theory collapsed , Mueller is reportedly looking to see if Trump had obstructed justice. While he did concede that it's "too soon to tell", he made the case that "obstruction of justice is really a very hard crime to make out". The...

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  • Guns Recovered From Congressional Shooter Appear Legally Purchased, FBI Says
Guns Recovered From Congressional Shooter Appear Legally Purchased, FBI Says

Also critically injured yesterday, Matt Mika. Hodgkinson, a 1968 Belleville West graduate, has had a troubled life. The last gun attack against a member of Congress was in January 2011 in Tucson, Arizona, when Gabrielle Giffords, a Democrat, was shot in the head but survived an assault that killed six people.

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  • Donald Trump denounces 'single greatest witch hunt in American history'
Donald Trump denounces 'single greatest witch hunt in American history'

The newspaper noted Mueller had requested interviews with CIA Director Dan Coats , National Security Agency chief Michael Rogers and Richard Ledgett , the former NSA deputy director. Mr Grassley's office said the letter was in response to a recent letter from Ms Feinstein requesting that the committee seeks details from senior Federal Bur...

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  • London Fire Death Toll at 17; 'Miracle' if Any More Survivors
London Fire Death Toll at 17; 'Miracle' if Any More Survivors

The death toll now stands at 17, a figure police said is bound to rise when a comprehensive search of the entire tower is possible. Planning documents detailing the refurbishment did not refer to a type of fire barrier that building safety experts said should be used when high-rise blocks are being re-clad, according to Reuters research.

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