• DUP leader Arlene Foster says homophobia claims are
DUP leader Arlene Foster says homophobia claims are "utter nonsense"

But Stormont parties have a June 29 deadline to end the impasse and reach consensus on re-establishing a devolved administration in the region. " Theresa May played and she lost, and the country is deeply divided", said EPP group leader Manfred Weber, saying that Mrs May's hard-won Brexit "does not offer many options".

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  • Grenfell Tower victims to be consulted in public inquiry
Grenfell Tower victims to be consulted in public inquiry

Emergency responders were dispatched to the 24-story building to battle the blaze. "I have friends in the tower and they are not telling us anything", said Salwa Buamani , 25, who came with her three-year-old niece on her shoulders. The identification of the victims is proving very hard - which experts attribute to the extreme heat of the fire...

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  • Trump could force out Rosenstein, fail to stop Russian Federation probe
Trump could force out Rosenstein, fail to stop Russian Federation probe

At a ceremony last month to welcome Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand , the Justice Department's third-ranking official, Rosenstein joked awkwardly about being at the center of criticism since taking office, according to people who were in the room.

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  • Minute's silence to be held for Grenfell Tower victims
Minute's silence to be held for Grenfell Tower victims

Survivors of the building claimed the fatal fire resulted from a lack of maintenance to the tower. British police say 58 people are missing and presumed to have died in this week's blaze at a west London highrise apartment building. "The reason we had to pause the search and recovery yesterday was for the safety of our staff". The Tories have p...

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  • Trump lashes out at 'phony story'
Trump lashes out at 'phony story'

Donald Trump smiles during a meeting with cabinet members at the White House on Monday. The White House initially said the memo was critical to the decision, but Mr Trump later later said it was irrelevant, because he'd made up his mind beforehand.

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  • At least 58 confirmed dead in London tower block fire
At least 58 confirmed dead in London tower block fire

After her visit, Mrs May said: "Everyone affected by this tragedy needs reassurance that the Government is there for them at this bad time - and that is what I am determined to provide". This year, however, it is hard to escape a very sombre national mood. The Queen and Duke of Cambridge went to temporary relief centres where they met volunte...

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  • Special counsel Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's finances
Special counsel Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's finances

In a second Tweet , Trump echoed previous claims that he is the victim of what he says is the "single greatest witch hunt in American political history". " Witch Hunt ", the president wrote in one of his tweets . The Washington Post , citing anonymous sources, had reported some hours earlier that Mueller, who is probing Russia's ele...

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  • Faced with mounting criticism, British PM visits London fire victims
Faced with mounting criticism, British PM visits London fire victims

Police Commander Stuart Cundy said the number of 58 is based on reports from the public and may rise. Public anger is mounting as residents and neighbors demand answers for how the blaze early Wednesday spread so quickly and trapped so numerous tower's 600-odd residents.

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  • Theresa May to hold talks with DUP leaders on government deal
Theresa May to hold talks with DUP leaders on government deal

Britain's prime minister has opened talks with a Northern Ireland-based party Tuesday to see if they can create an alliance to push through the Conservative Party's agenda after a disastrous snap election left her short of a majority in Parliament.

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  • Missing US sailors' bodies found in flooded part of destroyer
Missing US sailors' bodies found in flooded part of destroyer

At the moment the focus is on the search for the missing sailors . Investigators are also trying to determine how a sophisticated US warship collided with a container ship four times its size. Naval commanders praised the sailors for containing flooding caused by the collision, stabilizing the ship and sailing it back to port at the United S...

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  • Croatia, Ghana condole Rouhani on Tehran terrorist attacks
Croatia, Ghana condole Rouhani on Tehran terrorist attacks

Two guards, 10 government staffers and five civilians were among the dead while 52 people were wounded, according to the Interior Ministry. Ahmad Fazelian , a provincial judiciary official, said the seven, suspected of "providing support for the terrorist team", were detained in Fardis, about 50 km (31 miles) west of Tehran , the judiciary's on...

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  • Newt Gingrich says Mueller's Russian Federation investigation is a
Newt Gingrich says Mueller's Russian Federation investigation is a "rigged game"

PBS' Judy Woodruff reported Monday that Trump friend Chris Ruddy told her after visiting the White House that Trump is "considering perhaps terminating" Mueller - a decision that would set off a massive political backlash. "Republicans are delusional if they think the special counsel is going to be fair. Time to rethink", he tweeted. Ju...

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  • Cosby accuser Andrea Constand thanks jury, asks for privacy
Cosby accuser Andrea Constand thanks jury, asks for privacy

The defense tried to block the deposition from trial , but since there was no written agreement in 2005 with then D.A. Bruce Castor not to charge Cosby, he agreed to the deposition. Cosby had broken barriers as the first black actor to star in a network show, " I Spy ", in the 1960s and, two decades later, created the top-ranked " Cosby Show ".

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  • Hung Jury: Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial Ends in Mistrial
Hung Jury: Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial Ends in Mistrial

Cosby's power is back. It has been restored", Andrew Wyatt, Cosby's publicist said about the outcome of the mistrial. Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele later said he would immediately retry the case . Jurors have to weigh the testimony of the accused and the accuser, looking for inconsistencies in past statements versus those ma...

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  • Trump May Be Laying Groundwork to Fire Mueller — WashPost
Trump May Be Laying Groundwork to Fire Mueller — WashPost

A Justice official said Rosenstein was motivated in part because of frustration that recent news stories have unfairly brought on a torrent of "leak" accusations against the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Mueller's team. Since Rosenstein recommended the firing, he could be a witness in the case and ethically obligated to recuse himself. ...

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  • Germany team to wear black armbands in Helmut Kohl tribute
Germany team to wear black armbands in Helmut Kohl tribute

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to the media after his annual televised call-in show in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 15, 2017. A lawmaker with Kohl's party, Marco Wanderwitz, wrote on Twitter that the front page was "shameful, unworthy and small-minded".

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  • Russian Federation 2-0 New Zealand: Hosts win Confederations Cup Group A opener
Russian Federation 2-0 New Zealand: Hosts win Confederations Cup Group A opener

Russia's next game comes up against European champions Portugal on Wednesday, while New Zealand will face Mexico also on Wednesday. The hosts now take on Portugal on Wednesday after Fernando Santos' men have played Mexico in their Group A opener.

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  • United States student's imprisonment in North Korea 'truly awful thing': Donald Trump
United States student's imprisonment in North Korea 'truly awful thing': Donald Trump

You've got to hand it to him - Rodman managed to solve the age-old conundrum: "What do you give to the man who has everything... and wants to blow it all up?" Former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman leaves Beijing airport after arriving from North Korea's Pyongyang, China June 17, 2017.

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  • Sessions says he long had concerns over Comey
Sessions says he long had concerns over Comey

Rosenstein said during the Senate hearings that he would only fire Mueller "for good cause and I am required to put that cause in writing". Under questioning from Sen. Even so, Gingrich said, Trump won't seek to dismiss Mueller because he's confident the probe will conclude he's done nothing wrong. At Tuesday's Senate committee hearing, D...

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  • Israeli police officer killed in Jerusalem stabbing, 2 attackers shot dead
Israeli police officer killed in Jerusalem stabbing, 2 attackers shot dead

At the other, a Palestinian stabbed a border policewoman, critically wounding her, before being shot dead by police. No connection has been found between three Palestinians who carried out a fatal attack in Jerusalem on Friday and any organisation, Israeli police said on Saturday, after Islamic State had claimed the assault.

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