• Four US soldiers killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan
Four US soldiers killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan

Mazar-i-Sharif. At least three United States troops were wounded Saturday when an Afghan soldier opened fire at them at a military base in northern Afghanistan , the defence ministry said, in the latest insider attack, reported AFP . This email address has already registered for this newsletter. " We are investigating and have no reports yet ...

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  • London fire toll at least 30, but dozens missing
London fire toll at least 30, but dozens missing

The aluminium cladding, called Reynobond, is banned for buildings higher than 12m in the United States, far lower than the 24-storey Grenfell Tower that was consumed by the roaring blaze, according to a salesman for the company that manufactures it.

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  • Rosenstein Warns Against Stories Citing Anonymous Sources
Rosenstein Warns Against Stories Citing Anonymous Sources

A close Trump associate said this week the president was considering firing Mueller , although the White House later denied it. The White House initially said that was the main reason for the Federal Bureau of Investigation director's dismissal.

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  • Grenfell Tower disaster: Angry residents storm Kensington Town Hall to demand answers
Grenfell Tower disaster: Angry residents storm Kensington Town Hall to demand answers

In a post on Twitter , the music mogul said he was "making calls" for the single, after 17 people were confirmed dead in the aftermath of the devastating blaze. "I do believe the number will increase", police commander Stuart Cundy told reporters in front of the charred Grenfell Tower. Mansour also said the council had been asked to provide a ...

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  • Angry protests in wake of London fire
Angry protests in wake of London fire

One man held a poster of a missing person, and shouted that he wanted to speak to the queen about lost children. The death toll is still expected to rise substantially. There were many chants of "Not 17" - a reference to the fact that they believe many more than 17 have died in the fire. Told there was a need for the public to hear her say some...

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  • Seven US sailors missing after collision
Seven US sailors missing after collision

The Japanese Coast Guard said the destroyer was experiencing some flooding but was not in danger of sinking, while the merchant vessel was able to sail under its own power. The area is particularly busy with sea traffic, said Yutaka Saito of the coast guard. About 400 to 500 ships pass through the zone each day, the service said.

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  • London tower death toll reaches 30
London tower death toll reaches 30

There have been demands for answers as to how the blaze was able to engulf the building, trapping many on the upper floors. "We have to get to the bottom of this, the truth has got to come out - and it will", he said during a visit to the estate neighbouring Grenfell Tower.

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  • S. Korea will not change THAAD agreement with USA, security adviser says
S. Korea will not change THAAD agreement with USA, security adviser says

South Korea joint chiefs stated the four projectiles fired were short-range surface-to-ship cruise missiles, which flew approximately 200km before dropping into the sea. That was in response to a spate of recent ballistic missile tests which violate United Nations sanctions. They could, however, have applications in the event of a naval invasion fr...

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  • Steve Scalise's condition updated by DC hospital officials
Steve Scalise's condition updated by DC hospital officials

He said it is now hard to predict how long Scalise will need to remain in the hospital but they should have a better idea of that in the coming days. Among those filling in was a senator from Arizona who would normally be wearing a Diamondbacks cap. Sen. "How dare they say such a thing?" Lawmakers took cover in the dugout.

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  • Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama Cuba policy
Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama Cuba policy

Trump said he was reimposing certain travel and trade restrictions that had been relaxed by the Obama administration in an attempt to improve relations, criticising it as a "completely one-sided deal". Emmer, who's been one of Trump's most enthusiastic backers on Capitol Hill, echoed Crawford's criticism, saying Trump's Cuba directive appears to be...

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  • Gunman in congressional baseball shooting had list of names in his pocket
Gunman in congressional baseball shooting had list of names in his pocket

When he left, she said, Hodgkinson told her he was going to Washington , D.C.to "work with people to change the tax brackets". Hodgkinson's widow, Suzanne Hodgkinson, said Thursday afternoon that she had "no idea" he was going to carry out the murders.

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  • The criminal investigation of Trump puts his presidency in peril
The criminal investigation of Trump puts his presidency in peril

Robert S. Mueller III is the special counsel leading the obstruction of justice case, and has asked for interviews with three senior intelligence officials in an effort to get their sides of the story. "The FBI leak of information regarding the president is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal", Mark Corallo, spokesman for attorney Marc Kasowitz, ...

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  • Trump Says No Proof Of Collusion With Russians
Trump Says No Proof Of Collusion With Russians

Is President Donald Trump trying to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein without actually firing him? The Post , this week, reported that Robert Mueller , who is overseeing the FBI's probe into Russia's meddling in last year's U.S.

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  • 10 still in critical condition after London fire
10 still in critical condition after London fire

Pressed by Emily Maitlis on Newsnight about her personal response to the disaster, the prime minister reverted back to talking about government action in the days following the fire. More than 3 million pounds ($3.8 million) have been raised for the victims, and the British government has announced a 5 million-pound ($6.3 million) emergency fund.

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  • Baseball Practice Shooter Legally Purchased Guns, Police Say
Baseball Practice Shooter Legally Purchased Guns, Police Say

President Donald Trump says GOP Congressman Steve Scalise "took a bullet for all of us". In the course of Thursday night's charity game, which drew a record attendance to Nationals Park, MedStar hospital issued a new update on Scalise's condition, saying that the lawmaker "remains in critical condition, but has improved in the last 24 hours...

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  • Death toll rises to 30 after massive London apartment fire
Death toll rises to 30 after massive London apartment fire

Police have confirmed that at least 30 people were killed in the fire , and the death toll might increase. Families of the victims and residents of Grenfell said they were furious that the local government had for years ignored their complaints about the building's lack of measures in case of fire and had not adequately attended to survivors ...

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  • DUP deputy leader says no deadline for talks with Conservatives
DUP deputy leader says no deadline for talks with Conservatives

Talks aimed at getting the institutions back up and running are taking place in London on Thursday. "I think it is all very doable". May's government has said its Brexit plans remain the same, and will be pressing for close economic ties but a clear break with the bloc to be able to control immigration and restore sovereignty over British laws...

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  • Theresa May to meet Sinn Fein at No 10
Theresa May to meet Sinn Fein at No 10

The Orange Lodge of Portadown, a fraternal order of anti-Catholics that counts among its members David Simpson, one of the DUP's 10 members of Parliament, issued a statement over the weekend calling on the party to use its leverage with the prime minister to get her to permit its annual parade to once again pass through Catholic areas.

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  • Wright in Russia for Confederations Cup
Wright in Russia for Confederations Cup

Germany is the top-ranked team in the eight-nation Confederations Cup , at No. 3, but it came to Russian Federation with a second-string squad that has only three players from the team that won the 2014 World Cup in Brazil . "In our case, tickets for matches involving Team Russia are in the highest demand". Down-under spirit: While the dec...

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  • United States congressman Scalise still in critical condition: Hospital
United States congressman Scalise still in critical condition: Hospital

Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., left, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., applaud a message by President Donald Trump on the. Although Scalise was able to talk on the ballfield, by the time he was transported by helicopter to the hospital, he was i...

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