• Murder probe launched as teenager found dead after 'brutal attack'
Murder probe launched as teenager found dead after 'brutal attack'

Lisa Wasilewski wrote: "Seriously saddened by the loss of the lovely Ellen Higginbottom". "I will always remember you for your love of horses and your bubbly personality". Police refused to say how the injuries may have been inflicted but it is not thought that they are looking for a murder weapon. Just over six hours after the student was repo...

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  • Grenfell Tower relief effort has been effective, insists council leader
Grenfell Tower relief effort has been effective, insists council leader

East Sussex-based Harley Facades Ltd also installed Aluminium Composite Material rainscreen cladding panels the Chalcot Estate in Camden as part of a £16m contract. Prime Minister Theresa May also met survivors on Friday in a private visit to a London hospital, Downing Street said, adding that she spent about an hour with patients and staff.

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  • London tower fire: 58 people confirmed or presumed dead, says London Police
London tower fire: 58 people confirmed or presumed dead, says London Police

Mrs May has pledged a £5 million support package for the victims, which included a promise to rehouse them within three weeks. The protesters chanted: "We want justice", "bring them out" and " shame on you ". The Grenfell Tower housed about 600 people in 120 apartments. Exterior cladding that was added during a recent refurbishment might have p...

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  • Russian Federation inquiry: Vice-President Pence hires lawyer
Russian Federation inquiry: Vice-President Pence hires lawyer

The Washington Post , citing unidentified officials, reported on Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating the Republican president for possible obstruction of justice. The widened Russian Federation probe could have far-reaching repercussions for Trump s presidency, transforming his closest aides into witnesses and sucking ...

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  • United States college student released by North Korea home, but in coma
United States college student released by North Korea home, but in coma

Warmbier's release was facilitated by State Department Special Representative for North Korea Policy Joseph Yun. He reportedly was detained for trying to remove a propaganda banner from his hotel. A United Nations commission documented in 2014 that "the use of torture is an established feature of the interrogation process" in North Korea . The...

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  • Resort outside Mali's capital under attack
Resort outside Mali's capital under attack

It said: "Avoid vulnerable locations with poor security measures in place, including hotels, restaurants, and churches". There is no information available as to whether there are any casualties. In March the same year, a grenade and gun attack on La Terrasse nightclub in Bamako killed five people, including foreigners. The country has been in...

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  • DUP talks with Tories continue after May meets Arlene Foster
DUP talks with Tories continue after May meets Arlene Foster

The DUP is believed to be more favorable to a "soft Brexit" that would keep Northern Ireland's border with the Republic of Ireland free-flowing. "So of course we would support any monies going to the executive", Adams said. May apologised to Conservative MPs on Monday, accepting personal responsibility for failing to win an outright victory an...

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  • What's behind Qatar's diplomatic crisis?
What's behind Qatar's diplomatic crisis?

During talks on the crisis with Russia's foreign minister in Moscow on Friday, Sultan Al Jaber, the Minister of State, said, "We have an opportunity to change Qatar's behaviour and its support for extremism and terrorism". The Saudi foreign minister has said a list of specific steps Qatar must take to end the GCC crisis would be announced soon. T...

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  • France begins second round of parliamentary election
France begins second round of parliamentary election

That's the biggest victory in at least 15 years, though the vote also saw the lowest turnout ever for a French parliamentary election, a sign of the disenfranchisement and frustration that has characterized this year's campaigns. In the first round , LREM and MoDem won a combined 32.3% of the vote. The election is set to send shockwaves through t...

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  • Darjeeling on edge, GJM takes out rally with body of activist
Darjeeling on edge, GJM takes out rally with body of activist

While the hill unit of the BJP will take part in an all-party meeting on Gorkhaland on June 20, the hill unit of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) will stay away, literally making negotiations impossible. The statement came after meeting with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh . A senior bureaucrat said that since the hills are dependent on the plai...

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  • Small margins can me massive in this game: Virat Kohli
Small margins can me massive in this game: Virat Kohli

He can be effective as a bowler and his batting is priceless", the 28-year-old told reporters here. Probed whether the advantage of thrashing Pakistan by 124 runs in the tournament opener will be on their minds when they take the field on Sunday, Kohli replied in the negative.

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  • Trump proposes privatising air traffic control
Trump proposes privatising air traffic control

Joining him in the East Room were airline industry executives, union members and a pair of former transportation secretaries: Elizabeth Dole and Mary Peters. "The AIRR Act is transformational legislation that prepares the US aviation system for the future, helps ensure a modern, safe system that benefits passengers and the economy, and keeps Amer...

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  • Bodies found in search of US destroyer damaged in collision
Bodies found in search of US destroyer damaged in collision

Seventh Fleet said on Sunday. The USS Fitzgerald is back at its home port in Yokosuka Naval Base south of Tokyo, with extensive damage to its hull. Status of Forces Agreement. Much of the crew was asleep, he said, and one machinery room and two berthing areas for 116 crew members were severely damaged, along with the captain's cabin.

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  • Champions Trophy final: India opt to field against Pak
Champions Trophy final: India opt to field against Pak

Arthur said: "It's been an up and down ride for us, but just so proud of the boys". This is India , though, and Pakistan will have to banish the demons of defeats past: in the last six matches in ICC events, it is India which has triumphed.

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  • 30000 from Andhra Pradesh for UPSC Prelims today
30000 from Andhra Pradesh for UPSC Prelims today

UPSC answer key for IAS prelims 2017 of General Studies paper 1, paper 2 will be available within by 6 pm. This year also the UPSC was reported that more than 30 lakh competitors were clashed in UPSC Preliminary examination . The main examination will be conducted on 28 October 2017 . UPSC permits six attempts to each candidate for the ...

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  • Congressional Baseball Game For Charity underway
Congressional Baseball Game For Charity underway

Steve Scalise and four others were shot during practice Wednesday. He was among the Republican team at the practice field who took cover in a dugout as police exchanged fire with the gunman, James Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois, killing him.

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  • Nashville Predators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - 6/8/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Nashville Predators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - 6/8/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Nashville Predators' coach Peter Laviolette said it was never in doubt, even after the first two games of the Stanley Cup final in which his goaltender was nearly singlehandedly responsible for his team trailing the series 2-0. Game 5 is on Thursday. He thought the Penguins got their best looks in Game 4 , but were ultimately denied by Rinne ...

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  • Senate Passes New Iran Sanctions Bill 98-2
Senate Passes New Iran Sanctions Bill 98-2

The Republican-led Senate unanimously approved a measure emphasizing the importance of NATO's mutual defense pact, a not-so-subtle dig at President Donald Trump . The Senate legislation imposes sanctions on people involved in Iran's ballistic missile program and anyone who does business with them. The White House has taken no formal position...

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  • Tillerson Says Every Foreign Counterpart Asked to Address US-Russia Relations
Tillerson Says Every Foreign Counterpart Asked to Address US-Russia Relations

In talks with the Palestinians about renewing peace talks, President Trump and US officials have pressed for a change. The proposal would also require a congressional review if the administration tries to ease other sanctions aimed at Moscow, such as returning property to Russian Federation, which was shuttered after they interfered with our el...

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  • Senate approves sanctions bill to punish Russia for meddling
Senate approves sanctions bill to punish Russia for meddling

Nabil Shaath, an advisor to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas , said the Palestinians were surprised by Tillerson's remarks. Tillerson, testifying before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, was asked to explain his remarks earlier this week claiming that the Palestinian government had stopped its longstanding policy of paying te...

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