• Manslaughter charges eyed in deadly Grenfell Tower blaze
Manslaughter charges eyed in deadly Grenfell Tower blaze

The fire was not set deliberately but started in a Hotpoint fridge-freezer that was not previously part of any product recall, McCormack added. Investigators are also looking at the insulation behind the cladding and how the tiles were installed, she said.

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  • European Union citizens offered 'UK settled status' by PM May
European Union citizens offered 'UK settled status' by PM May

The proposals, which are subject to reciprocal arrangements being guaranteed for United Kingdom citizens in the remaining 27 European Union member states, have been given a cautious welcome by top Brussels figures. German Chancellor Angela Merkel , left, attends a round table meeting with, from left, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel , Port...

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  • Trevor Noah on Philando Castile footage: 'It broke me'
Trevor Noah on Philando Castile footage: 'It broke me'

A jury last Friday declared Yanez not guilty of second-degree manslaughter. The video was among thousands of files released Wednesday by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. A local Minnesota publication recounted Defense Attorney Earl Gray's closing argument from the trial: "Had it not been for Castile's decision to "get stoned" on ma...

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  • Trump says he's told 'a straight story' on Comey
Trump says he's told 'a straight story' on Comey

The interview, conducted Thursday at the White House and aired Friday morning, comes as Trump considers reducing the number of media briefings to once per week and requiring reporters to submit written questions in advance. His remarks came on the heels of Democrat Jon Ossoff's loss to Republican Karen Handel in the special election for Georgia's 6...

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  • Otto Warmbier funeral: 2500 celebrate life of North Korea detainee
Otto Warmbier funeral: 2500 celebrate life of North Korea detainee

Following Warmbier's death, the tour group that arranged his trip said it would no longer take Americans to North Korea . (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). The comments published by the agency were North Korea's first reaction to Otto Warmbier's death in a US hospital Monday after it released him for what it called humanitarian reasons.

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  • Capitol Hill police break up health care bill protest
Capitol Hill police break up health care bill protest

As Capitol police conferred about what to do, the protesters chanted: "No cuts to Medicaid , save our liberty!" The protest was organized by the National ADAPT organization , a national grassroots disability rights organization "fighting to end the institutional bias".

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  • Pro-ISIS rebels storm school in Philippines, students held hostage
Pro-ISIS rebels storm school in Philippines, students held hostage

The school is in Pigcawayan in the North Cotabato province on Mindanaeo Island, where government troops and Islamists have been fighting for four weeks. Weakened by battle setbacks, some commanders have aligned themselves with the Islamic State in the hope of securing funding from the Middle East-based group, according to the military.

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  • Brexit: UK offer, a good start - Merkel
Brexit: UK offer, a good start - Merkel

Some are notably concerned about a lack of details and how family members of those citizens will be affected. Publicly, leaders said they looked forward to seeing the more technical details when Britain publishes a formal paper on the issue on Monday.

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  • Renewable energy sector could create more than 300000 jobs by 2020
Renewable energy sector could create more than 300000 jobs by 2020

More than one million total employment opportunities will be created by 2022, to achieve India's ambitious clean energy goals to install 160 GW of renewable power. For the past three years, CEEW and NRDC have annually surveyed India s solar and wind project developers, and now manufacturers, to collect accurate, market-based information on jobs cre...

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  • Political, Legal Experts Question Impartiality of Robert Mueller
Political, Legal Experts Question Impartiality of Robert Mueller

Michael Conaway and Adam Schiff , the leaders of the House Russia investigation, said in a joint statement following the meeting. Angus King, an independent from ME, said "we're 20 percent into" the collusion aspect of the investigation.

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  • British police: Manslaughter charges will be considered following deadly London fire
British police: Manslaughter charges will be considered following deadly London fire

They have also revealed that the building's insulation and cladding have failed safety tests . The number of people to have died in the fire , including those classed as missing presumed dead, remains at 79 , Det Supt McCormack said.

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  • Barack Obama Just Blasted the Senate's Trumpcare Bill
Barack Obama Just Blasted the Senate's Trumpcare Bill

The Kentucky senator wants to apply leverage to make the bill look better and move away from subsidizing health insurance companies. Overturning former President Barack Obama's signature health care law was a top campaign pledge of President Donald Trump and much of the GOP .

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  • LaVar Ball celebrates after Lonzo Ball selected by Lakers
LaVar Ball celebrates after Lonzo Ball selected by Lakers

He had a feeling he was going to be taken by the Lakers . "Yes! Yes!" the elder Ball told ESPN not far from where other families and draft picks sat by the stage. The Lakers brought in each of the four in for individual workouts, including Ball . When asked if his father might tone it down now that the family dream has been spoken into re...

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  • Opposition picks Meira Kumar as Presidential candidate
Opposition picks Meira Kumar as Presidential candidate

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has won commitments of support for his candidate from a rich assortment of regional parties to accrue a little over 60 percent of the vote . "This was widely reported in newspapers in Delhi ", he told reporters. I would appeal to the collegium to take their decision on the best interest of the country, based on th...

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  • Philippines: Malaysian financier believed killed in siege - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona
Philippines: Malaysian financier believed killed in siege - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona

Another militant leader, Omarkhayam Maute, is also believed dead. He is suspected to have channelised more than 30m Philippine pesos ($600,000) from Isis to the militants to acquire firearms, food and other supplies for the attack, Ano said citing intelligence shared by his foreign counterparts.

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  • Deadly London tower blaze began in a Hotpoint fridge freezer, say police
Deadly London tower blaze began in a Hotpoint fridge freezer, say police

She said that the Metropolitan Police will consider manslaughter charges as a result of the failed tests. Police are still investigating why the fire spread so quickly after starting. Holgate added that last week's fire was a "heart-breaking tragedy" and that there was still a "huge amount" to do for the victims, but his presence would be...

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  • Grenfell Tower fire began in refrigerator freezer
Grenfell Tower fire began in refrigerator freezer

Police are considering manslaughter charges in the case, McCormack said, along with other "criminal offences and breaches of legislation and regulations", as they investigate the fire. The investigation is one of the most complex ever undertaken by the Metropolitan Police, McCormack said. United Kingdom authorities have given assurances that they...

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  • Nancy Pelosi is hurting Democrats at ballot box, Rep. Tim Ryan says
Nancy Pelosi is hurting Democrats at ballot box, Rep. Tim Ryan says

Democratic candidate for 6th congressional district Jon Ossoff , left, waves to the crowd while stepping offstage with his fiancee Alisha Kramer after conceding to Republican Karen Handel at his election night party in Atlanta, . The election outcome will not alter the balance of power in Washington , where Republicans control both ch...

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  • British offer on citizens' rights is 'below expectations — European Union chief
British offer on citizens' rights is 'below expectations — European Union chief

The EU sought instead to show its unity by pressing ahead with plans on counter-terrorism, defence and by renewing damaging economic sanctions against Russian Federation over the war in eastern Ukraine. She will outline a more detailed proposal next Monday, when May addresses her parliament in London. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the pl...

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  • M raised from the Uganda solidarity summit on refugees
M raised from the Uganda solidarity summit on refugees

At a fundraising summit held in Entebbe, Uganda, UN Secretary General commended Uganda's open door refugee policy which he called "exemplary". David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Programme, warned that without assistance, food for the refugees will run out by July.

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