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Major blaze at residential tower block in London

One Adele fan site reported that the singer was " going around and hugging everyone she could to comfort them ". "I spoke to a lady that lives on the 21st storey. The fire was finally extinguished at 1.14am this morning, nearly exactly 24 hours after it started, London Fire Brigade said. "Sadly I don't anticipate that there will be further survivors", Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy said in a televised address. Read More »

Huawei captures almost 9% market share in Great Britain

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IOS accounted for 36.5% of smartphone sales in the United States for the three months ending April 2017, a 5.8 percentage point increase over the same period one year earlier. The firm noted that neither Samsung's S8 or LG's G6 made the list of top-10 selling phones in the three-month period ending in April. Kantar said that "early indications" suggested that Samsung's flagship S8 and S8 Plus had reached a combined market share of 8.1%, which is lower than the 8.8% achieved by last ... Read More »

Korea sanctions-skirting could be defeated by targeting Chinese firms

As sanctions have tightened, Pyongyang's overseas networks have become increasingly important, with regime officials learning how to "nest" their illicit activities within apparently legitimate global trade, the report said. It quoted experts at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies in the United States as saying the category of goods could cover guidance devices for ballistic missiles. Read More »

Hamilton wins sixth Canadian grand prix

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Vettel suffered damage to his vehicle when being overtaken by Red Bull's Max Verstappen at the first corner and pitted for repairs four laps later, but he refused to blame the Dutch youngster. The race delivered immediate drama. Britain's Lewis Hamilton took the checkered flag in Montreal on Sunday. That gave his team something to cheer after young Dutchman Max Verstappen had his race come to a premature end with mechanical problems while running second and challenging Hamilton for ... Read More »

Trump investigated for possible obstruction of justice

Trump could alternatively direct the Justice Department to repeal the regulation, potentially allowing the president to directly fire a special counsel. Ryan said the smartest thing for the president to do would be to let the investigation continue and be vindicated. Bob Corker said Tuesday. Days after that, Sessions also corrected his confirmation hearing testimony to inform the committee about his two meetings with Kislyak. Read More »

Donald Trump 'investigated over obstruction of justice'

Trump had wanted Comey to disclose publicly that he was not personally under investigation, but the FBI director refused to do so. "I think we'll be in communication personally with him on any aspects that might bleed over from one to the other". Read More »

Korea says it freed US student over humanitarian reasons

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He points out that Trump has stated his administration is willing to communicate with North Korea and its leader, Kim Jung Un. Before Trump became president, Rodman appeared twice on his " Celebrity Apprentice " show and praised the billionaire real estate developer on Twitter during last year's election campaign. Read More »

Two Malaysian Air Force Pilots Die After Jet Goes Missing

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Aircraft of the Royal air force of Malaysia disappeared from radar. A Malaysian air force plane is missing, the Royal Malaysia Air Force said on Thursday (Jun 15). In May past year, two air force officers suffered minor injuries when their Aermacchi MB-339CM training jet crashed because of a faulty engine on a training flight, media said. Read More »

Senate Passes Russia Sanctions Amendment

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A senior Senate aide said they are "getting close to a deal, but are still reviewing language". But it's important, he stressed, that President Donald Trump have the flexibility "to turn the heat up" on Russian Federation if necessary. Leaders of the foreign relations and banking committees negotiated the deal - a response to Russia's involvement in the 2016 US presidential election as well as wars in Syria and Ukraine. Read More »

Donald Trump Is Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

He's been hounded by speculation over the possibility of a third meeting, with Democratic senators calling for an investigation. Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of OR aggressively asked Sessions about suggestions arising from Comey's testimony last week that there was something "problematic" about his recusal. Read More »

President Trump makes hospital visit after congressional baseball shooting

House Speaker Paul Ryan also identified two members of the Capitol Police who were injured, Krystal Griner and David Bailey. "While the president would like to attend the game and show his support for all of these courageous public servants, he has been advised that there is not enough time to follow Secret Service protocols", he said in response to a question. Read More »

Freed US student 'brutalised' by North Korea captors - father

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Rodman has made several visits to North Korea over the years, carrying out what he likes to call "basketball diplomacy". "The Totally Essential Travel Collection", a mermaid puzzle, two sets of soap and two autographed jerseys. He also has a friendship with Trump. Fred Warmbier (WORM'-bir) told Fox News' Tucker Carlson on Wednesday that his son, Otto, was "terrorized and brutalized" during his 17-month detention and has been in a coma for more than a year. Read More »

Congressman's shooting first test for Trump-era gun debate

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Who is Steve Scalise? . Paul said, "I can tell you, that I think with absolute certainty, nobody would have survived without the Capitol Hill Police". The implication of Frum's tweet was to push his belief that adequate gun control measures don't already exist, therefore increased control measures need to be implemented. Read More »

US Congressman Steve Scalise shot at baseball practice in Virginia

The security contingent was there because of who was practicing this morning: House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , who was working with his fellow Republicans to sharpen their batting and fielding. "I thought it was some exercise". JEFF FLAKE: All of a sudden, we heard a very loud shot. There was a clip with at least eight shots. "I don't think he's partisan". Read More »

Trump désormais visé par une enquête du FBI

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Cette enquête s'étend également à une possible connivence entre des proches de Donald Trump et la Russie pendant la campagne victorieuse du milliardaire. "Il n'y a toujours aucune preuve d'obstruction, et les responsables actuels et passés des services de renseignement ont répété qu'il n'y a eu aucun effort pour bloquer l'enquête de quelque façon que ce soit". Read More »

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, aides shot near baseball field in Virginia

The Democratic baseball team invited the Republican team to the Democratic Club Wednesday night for dinner. "For eight years, I've been the catcher bantering with Steve Scalise when he comes up to bat a few times a game". Photographer Marty LaVor was a witness to the shooting. Bernie Sanders said the gunman had been among the many volunteers on his presidential campaign. Read More »

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Stake Boosted by Ledyard National Bank

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It dived, as 126 investors sold AMZN shares while 478 reduced holdings. OLD Second National Bank of Aurora raised its stake in Amazon.com by 15.0% in the first quarter. The hedge fund run by Hugh Sloane held 13,900 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $10.42 million, up from 5,200 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Read More »

House Majority Whip shot at during congressional baseball practice

Williams said at a press conference that Pence had spoken with his injured staffer, Zachary Barth. Scalise sustained a gunshot wound to the hip and was air-evacuated from the baseball field. "And, Steve, I want you to know that you have the prayers not only of the entire city behind you, but of an entire nation and, frankly, the entire world". Read More »

Further arrests made in Manchester terror attack investigation

A 24-year-old man was arrested Friday evening in the Rusholme area of Manchester, with police tweeting that " he was arrested on suspicion of offences contrary to the terrorism act ". Police said the Royal Manchester Infirmary remained open but people had been evacuated from Ronald McDonald House , which provides accommodation for families of patients at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital. Read More »