• What caused the Grenfell Tower fire: all the theories
What caused the Grenfell Tower fire: all the theories

In an unannounced tour of the area, the Queen, 91, and her grandson, 34, went to the Westway Sports Centre close to the tower where authorities now say 30 people died in Wednesday's fire . Approximately 600 people lived in Grenfell Tower's 120 apartments. An investigation into the cause of the blaze is underway but the shock at its scale turned ...

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  • Syrian refugee named as London inferno victim
Syrian refugee named as London inferno victim

Britain's government has ordered checks at towers going through similar renovations, and some London neighborhood authorities said Thursday they'd do extra fire-safety assessments at public housing high-rises. Meanwhile, the first victim has been named by the Syria Solidarity Campaign as Syrian refugee Mohammed Alhajali. After surviving the ...

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  • Donald Trump calls Russian Federation probe 'greatest witch-hunt in American history'
Donald Trump calls Russian Federation probe 'greatest witch-hunt in American history'

Mueller is interviewing senior intelligence officials in the widening probe that now directly includes Trump, the Washington Post reported . Comey had previously assured Trump he was not under investigation. But Jim Comey testified that he was the person that first requested a private meeting with the president on January 6. At Vox , Ezra Klei...

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  • Trump Delays Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem for Now
Trump Delays Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem for Now

Two decades later, Israel captured east Jerusalem from Jordan in the 1967 Mideast War and annexed it, though without worldwide recognition. For nearly 70 years, the USA embassy has been based in Tel Aviv - along with embassies of almost all other countries with relations to Israel - because the US has wanted Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations...

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  • May faces calls to soften Brexit line as political limbo drags on
May faces calls to soften Brexit line as political limbo drags on

Negotiations had been expected to begin next week but May's loss of her parliamentary majority in a general election last week raised doubts about the date. The two-year negotiation process between EU Brexit chief Michel Barnier and Britain's Brexit minister David Davis had been due to formally start on June 19.

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  • Government confirms emergency funding to deal with aftermath of Grenfell fire
Government confirms emergency funding to deal with aftermath of Grenfell fire

She asked journalists to give the family privacy, as "we don't know in what condition we will find the bodies, [or even] if we will find the bodies". London Fire Brigade fire fighters worked through the night to try and account for whole families that are still missing in the huge fire at the Grenfell Tower on the Lancaster West Estate in Latim...

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  • President Trump Is Under Investigation For Potential Obstruction Of Justice
President Trump Is Under Investigation For Potential Obstruction Of Justice

In his testimony on June 8, Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he believed Trump had fired him over his role as lead of the FBI investigation into Russian interference in the USA election and Trump campaign associates' possible ties to Russia.

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  • White House: Trump will not fire special investigator… but he could
White House: Trump will not fire special investigator… but he could

President Donald Trump on Thursday denounced what he called "the single greatest witch hunt in American political history" after The Washington Post reported that he is being investigated for obstructing justice. Reports that Trump was considering firing Mueller surfaced last week, again citing unnamed sources. The interviews could come as ...

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  • Donald Trump: Obstruction Of Justice Allegations Part Of 'Witch Hunt'
Donald Trump: Obstruction Of Justice Allegations Part Of 'Witch Hunt'

President Donald Trump is taking to Twitter denounce reports that the Russian Federation investigation is widening to examine whether he tried to obstruct justice. Trump also previously said he was "going to fire [Comey] regardless of the recommendation" Rosenstein and several others sent him suggesting he let go of the director, who was...

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  • UK General Election: Final Results
UK General Election: Final Results

Downing St. said the Cabinet will discuss the agreement on Monday. May's weakened position in the party ruled out big changes. The Mail on Sunday reported that Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was set to launch a bid to oust May, while the Sunday Times said five cabinet ministers were urging him to do so.

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  • Play ball! Watch the Congressional Baseball Game live stream here
Play ball! Watch the Congressional Baseball Game live stream here

Two people involved were transported to GW Hospital, where one died and the other was in critical condition . Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., acknowledged the incident has sparked new security questions for members without assigned police protection at events outside Capitol Hill.

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  • Putin Offers Political Asylum To James Comey, Citing Potential Prosecution In US
Putin Offers Political Asylum To James Comey, Citing Potential Prosecution In US

Putin added that since Comey's acts are more like an activist than an intelligence chief, if the latter feels pressured in the U.S. or if he is prosecuted, Russian Federation would be happy to grant him political asylum. According to official statistics, a year ago nearly 19.8 million Russians were living below the poverty line - 13 percent of the ...

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  • Investigators for special counsel will soon speak to senior intelligence officials
Investigators for special counsel will soon speak to senior intelligence officials

The news did not go unnoticed by the Commander-in-Chief who - as is style - took to Twitter Thursday morning to blast the report as "phony" and accused investigators of pursing it only because they found "zero proof" of Russia-Trump collusion.

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  • Reports say Mueller now investigating Trump for obstruction of justice
Reports say Mueller now investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

A spokesperson for Kasowitz issued a statement after the Post reported on Mueller's new investigation, slamming the FBI for releasing information about the ongoing investigation. Ruddy was at the White House Monday to meet with White House aides, but did not speak with the president , Press Secretary Sean Spicer said. "Mr".

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  • Brexit talks will begin on Monday despite Britain's political chaos
Brexit talks will begin on Monday despite Britain's political chaos

The UK government's Brexit Secretary David Davis and the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier , agreed on Thursday that official divorce talks will begin Monday, June 19. Though on the surface, Thursday s meetings with Northern Irish parties were aimed at breaking the logjam in forming a new cross-party regional government in the pro...

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  • Man dies in Niagara Falls after surviving 2003 plunge
Man dies in Niagara Falls after surviving 2003 plunge

According to Syracuse.com , investigators said that Jones had traveled to the Niagara Falls area mid-April. Kirk Jones, 53, (above in 2004) has died after plunging 180-feet into Niagara Falls inside a 10-foot inflatable ball. He had no protection and was only wearing his jeans, sneakers and two winter coats. "I ask that no one ever try such a b...

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  • Russia Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction
Russia Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction

The interviews could come as early as this week, the Post said . If so, it could lead investigators to further explore whether the president and Sessions had obstructed justice by firing Comey, and whether Sessions violated his recusal.

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  • Russia's military claims it may have killed IS leader Baghdadi
Russia's military claims it may have killed IS leader Baghdadi

Russia thinks Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the Islamic State leader, was killed in a huge airstrike near the Syrian city of Raqqa but does not have 100 percent confirmation, RIA news agency quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Friday.

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  • Pakistan beat Sri Lanka to reach Champions Trophy semis
Pakistan beat Sri Lanka to reach Champions Trophy semis

Pakistan looked to have thrown away their victory chance at several points on Monday as their batsmen's fallibility before the short-pitched ball prompted an astonishing collapse from 74-0 to 162-7. Hasan Ali has also become the second youngest bowler to take five-wicket haul in the West Indies. "He's very impressive, hopefully he will do that ...

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  • Bomb behind China kindergarten blast
Bomb behind China kindergarten blast

Police found material to make a homemade explosive device at the apartment, which had the words "die", "death" and "destroy" written on the wall. They say emblazoned on the walls of the residence were the Chinese characters for death and disaster.

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