• Minute of silence for London blaze victims
Minute of silence for London blaze victims

London police have begun releasing images of the burnt-out tower's interior. Cundy became visibly upset as he described conditions in the charred Grenfell Tower, where a search and recovery operation is expected to last weeks. Two British officials said Sunday that new exterior cladding used in a renovation of Grenfell Tower may have been banne...

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  • UK Caves In On First Day Of Brexit Talks
UK Caves In On First Day Of Brexit Talks

The two chief negotiators, Michel Barnier of the European Union and David Davis from Britain , immediately set off to find common ground in their working relationship, an important touchstone to see how amicable the biggest political divorce in decades will become.

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  • Brexit risks to UK economy in focus as Hammond, Carney speak
Brexit risks to UK economy in focus as Hammond, Carney speak

Mr Barnier said a "fair deal" was possible "and far better than no deal" and promised to work with, not against, the UK. But his political opponents argued that it was clear Brussels had won the first round in the Brexit talks. While denying they want to punish their neighbour, European Union officials have warned Britain against trying to "che...

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  • Brexit risks to UK economy in focus
Brexit risks to UK economy in focus

Davis and Barnier have one key issue over the first weeks of talks: building trust after months of haggling over leaks and figures over the final bill that Britain would have to pay for leaving. The top European Union negotiator, Michel Barnier , a former foreign minister of France, gave Davis a walking stick from his home region in the Alps.

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  • Iran's Revolutionary Guard says hit Syria for Tehran attacks
Iran's Revolutionary Guard says hit Syria for Tehran attacks

After Iran launched missiles into Syria, an advisor to the Iranian foreign minister, Sheikh Hussein al-Islam, said that Israel "is the main enemy" of Iran and that Israel should be anxious. The Guard warned Islamic State militants and their "regional and worldwide supporters" that similar retaliatory attacks would target them as well if another ass...

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  • Brexit talks set to begin today
Brexit talks set to begin today

Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz said: "If we don't succeed both sides will lose". Senior Cabinet figures have refused to say how long they expect the Prime Minister to remain in No 10 amid claims that successors are being lined up in readiness for a swift leadership campaign.

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  • ACLU: Carter conviction violates free speech protections
ACLU: Carter conviction violates free speech protections

Carter was also banned from contacting Roy's family, and was instructed to not apply for - or obtain - a passport ahead of her sentencing hearing. Using hundreds of text messages shared between the young couple, prosecutors proved that Carter directly contributed to Roy's death .

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  • Tropical Storm Bret forms off Venezuelan coast
Tropical Storm Bret forms off Venezuelan coast

Located 305 miles south of the mouth of the MS, the brewing storm was heading north towards Louisiana at around 9mph. Because of that, the National Hurricane Center in Miami initiated Tropical Storm Warnings in advance of the system, even though it's not formally named.

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  • Inland Maine under flash flood watch ahead of Monday's thunderstorms
Inland Maine under flash flood watch ahead of Monday's thunderstorms

Severe thunderstorms may bring damaging winds, hail, and heavy rain to parts of Massachusetts Monday . "We've got a pretty strong cold front that's coming through", said meteorologist James Brown at the weather service's office in Gray. The areas under the greatest threat are those along and to the west of Interstate 95, forecasters wrote. Wind ...

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  • Death toll in Grenfell tower fire rises to 79
Death toll in Grenfell tower fire rises to 79

The fire has also been transformed into a symbol of class inequality - the Grenfell Tower's charred remains stand high above one of the British capital's wealthiest neighborhoods. Mr Khan said the images of the 24-storey building being ravaged by fire "should be forever seared into our nation's collective memory". "The prime minister is very ...

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  • G-7 Talks Leave Pruitt and USA as Climate Change 'Footnote'
G-7 Talks Leave Pruitt and USA as Climate Change 'Footnote'

Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry predicted on Monday that the United States will achieve goals to limit climate change set by the Obama administration despite President Donald Trump's decision to quit a 2015 global pact . would pull out of the Paris Accord, which broadly commits 195 countries to try and keep the global average tempe...

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  • US student, freed from North Korea with neurological injury, was 'brutalized' -father
US student, freed from North Korea with neurological injury, was 'brutalized' -father

Otto's father, Fred Warmbier , gave a televised statement to the press on June 15, 2017. He said Trump was very kind and concerned about his son. "We don't believe anything that they say", Fred said. Richardson says it's a "tragic situation". He said the family is trying to keep him comfortable. North Korea accuses Washington and South Korea o...

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  • Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria
Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria

The spokesman was apparently referring to USA sales of $110 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia during President Donald Trump's visit to the kingdom last month. The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, which accused Saudi Arabia of involvement in the attacks, had also vowed to avenge the attacks . Since Trump took office, his administratio...

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  • Puerto Rico Votes In Favor Of Becoming A State
Puerto Rico Votes In Favor Of Becoming A State

However, from 2.2 million registered voters, only 23% were present at the polls while the opposition urged the people to boycott the election. The U.S. At the moment, residents on the Caribbean island, a USA territory since 1898, have United States citizenship but can not vote in federal elections and have no formal representation in Congress.

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  • Murder charge for Virginia man in attack on Muslim girl
Murder charge for Virginia man in attack on Muslim girl

He added: "He was running behind these kids". A judge appointed him a public defender, whose office declined comment. Hassanen's parents, meanwhile, have said they believe their daughter's religion was a factor. But, contrary to those circumstances, Fairfax County authorities say that the murder is not being investigated as a hate crime . ...

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  • NPA reiterates its priorities as Brexit talks begin
NPA reiterates its priorities as Brexit talks begin

The meeting came after pressure from Brussels to set a date close to 19 June , as the European Council three days later would be a good chance for Barnier to inform the EU-27 about how the negotiations are to take place. Britain starts formal talks to leave the European Union on Monday, seeking a deal "like no other in history" despite entering fi...

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  • Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid this summer
Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid this summer

Perez's radio interview came hours after the 70-year-old businessman was reelected to a fifth four-year term as Madrid's president. "Sometimes the best answer it's to be quiet", Ronaldo retorted Thursday on Instagram, with a photo of himself in a Portugal polo shirt and right forefinger raised to his lips.

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  • Man Charged In Killing Of Muslim Teenager In Virginia
Man Charged In Killing Of Muslim Teenager In Virginia

Police arrested Martinez an hour or two later after he was seen driving suspiciously, and found what they believe to be the girl's body later on Sunday in a nearby pond. "I'm sure the guy hit my daughter because she's Muslim and she was wearing the hijab", Sawsan Gazzar, Hassanen's mother, told The Washington Post .

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  • Shortage of 3 lakh yoga instructors in India: Assocham
Shortage of 3 lakh yoga instructors in India: Assocham

In 2014 the United Nations declared June 21 as the International Day of Yoga after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for the day to be adopted as a global celebration of yoga, which began in India more than 5,000 years ago as a mental, physical and spiritual practice.

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  • Shiv Sena launches attack on BJP over J&K, West Bengal condition
Shiv Sena launches attack on BJP over J&K, West Bengal condition

The Uddhav Thackeray-led party, which drew a blank in the Goa Legislative Assembly polls, has made a decision to expand its base in the coastal state having a sizeable population of Christians. He said political parties had been informed of the NDA's choice. The presidential poll is scheduled to be held on July 17 from 10 am to 5 pm (Indian Stand...

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