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Public inquiry ordered into London blaze

Residents of Grenfell say their fears about fire safety had been ignored for years by local government authorities. Relatives of two young Italian architects say they are missing in the London high-rise fire and are hoping for a miracle. The project included the installation of insulated exterior cladding, double-glazed windows and a communal heating system. More than 1 million pounds ($1.27 million) has been raised to help victims of the tragedy as volunteers and charities worked through ... Read More »

Trump Denounces Reports Of Widening Russia Probe

Robert Mueller, a former FBI director, is leading an investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 United States presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. The second, the source continued, is whether if any potential offences were committed, Trump or others attempted to cover them up or obstruct the investigation into them. Read More »

Trump tells Senators new GOP healthcare bill is 'mean'


Republicans still say they want to get a bill done by the July 4 recess, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters he could not give any "specificity" on timing. Sources present at the White House lunch meeting told Politico that Mr Trump said senators needed to "pass a bill that Republicans are able to more easily defend". Read More »

Judge reaches verdict in Michelle Carter trial

The Taunton Juvenile Court judge will announce his decision at 11 a.m., according to the clerk's office. Carter's lawyers say Roy had made up his mind to take his own life and Carter did not cause his death. They say she told Roy to "get back in" his truck when he became frightened while trying to kill himself with carbon monoxide. The case is being closely watched in the legal community. Read More »

Special counsel investigating Trump for obstruction


Though Trump was told by Comey on multiple occasions that he was not under investigation by the FBI, the president reportedly became the focus of Mueller's investigation after firing Comey. Mark Corallo, a spokesperson for Trump's personal lawyer Marc Kasowitz, did not deny the report. He instead told the Washington Post: "The FBI leak of information regarding the President is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal". Read More »

Death Toll in London High-rise Apartment Blaze Rises to 17

Residents and community representatives want to know how Wednesday's blaze was able to climb all the way up the 24-story Grenfell Tower so rapidly, trapping residents inside. Local residents say there had been repeated warnings about the safety of the building, which recently underwent an exterior refurbishment, which included new external cladding and windows. Read More »

Donald Trump calls federal probe into whether he obstructed justice "phony"

Former FBI director James Comey told Congress last week that Trump pressured him to drop an investigation into his former national security advisor, Mike Flynn , who was forced to quit for lying about his links to Moscow. In a pair of early morning tweets , Trump said the investigation is being led by "very bad and conflicted people". During testimony before the U.S. Read More »

A Mainline Pokemon Game Is Coming To Nintendo Switch

The reveal was made nearly immediately upon Nintendo's E3 Spotlight presentation. Immediately following the so-called "spotlight" presentation, Nintendo will be demoing a number of those games for Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS as a part of its "Nintendo Treehouse Live " series. Read More »

Group calls for protecting civilians in Syrian IS-held city


HRW said US -led forces in Mosul and Raqqa are using USA -made M825-series 155mm artillery projectiles containing 116 felt wedges impregnated with white phosphorus , which ignites and continues to burn when exposed to the air. The group said the rationale for the use of the weapon is unclear as the USA -led coalition doesn't comment on specific incidents. As U.S. -backed forces work to drive ISIS out of the Syrian city of Raqqa , aid groups say residents are forced to choose ... Read More »

Super Mario Odyssey Shows Off Soul Possessing Hat Tricks at E3 2017

This will be a first for the series, as a main Pokémon title has never been released on a console before. Hey, it's Mario . It doesn't have to make sense - it just has to be fun. It's the first full-fledged 3D Mario game for the incredibly popular and perpetually sold-out Switch , and will see Mario journeying between a huge variety of wildly different worlds as he tries to put a stop to the wedding between his beloved Princess Peach and his longtime nemesis, Bowser. Read More »

US student freed from North Korea suffered 'severe neurological injury'


Warmbier , a student of commerce and economics at the University of Virginia originally from OH, was arrested by authorities in early 2016 while on a visit to North Korea as a tourist, after he walked into a staff-only area of the Yanggakdo International Hotel in Pyongyang and took down a political slogan from a wall. Read More »

Trump Is Being Investigated For Obstruction of Justice, Says Washington Post


The NSA said in a statement that the "NSA will fully cooperate with the special counsel". The office of Director of National Intelligence and Ledgett declined to comment. "I will have to let his words speak for himself". Donald Trump didn't request that meeting as president-elect, Jim Comey did. Such Trump supporters as Newt Gingrich and Sean Hannity have raised questions about Mueller's fitness for the post and whether there's any need for a special counsel's probe. Read More »

Otto Warmbier's father casts doubt on North Korea's reasoning behind son's coma

Otto Warmbier visited North Korea as part of a tour organized by a China-based company. His father criticized the Obama administration on Thursday for the handling of his son's imprisonment. To complicate matters further, three more Americans are currently being held by North Korea: a Korean-American college accounting professor Kim Sang Duk, businessman Kim Dong Chul, who was born in North Korea but is now a naturalized USA citizen, and Kim Hak-Song, who is also an American college ... Read More »

Otto Warmbier suffered "severe neurological injury" while imprisoned in North Korea

The next day, Warmbier was flown to a US base in Japan before making the longer journey to OH to be reunited with his family. He has been in a coma for more than a year. Blue-and-white ribbons in the school's colors were tied around trees and utility poles all the way along the city's main road in a show of support. He was sentenced to 15 years in a labor camp. Read More »

Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1 _ Team Scalise


He has received multiple units of blood transfusion. Scalise was fielding balls at second base when he was hit in the hip, and sustained grievous injuries as the bullet traveled through his pelvis and injured internal organs. Once a relatively cozy affair, played at a minor league ballpark in Maryland, the game has gone big time in recent years and has been played at Nationals Park, just a few blocks from the Capitol. Read More »

London Police Launch Criminal Probe Into Fire

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has toured the area near the west London tower block devastated by a fire , meeting with volunteers helping victims and promising to get to the bottom of what happened. Numerous refuges told the public they did not require any more donations after hundreds of people dropped off supplies. More than 1 million pounds was raised via online donations in just over 24 hours to help the displaced residents, the daily said. Read More »

Bob Evans Stock Price Dips on Q4 Earnings


British Columbia Corp invested 0.09% of its portfolio in Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE:BBY). Arizona State Retirement System now owns 10,312 shares of the restaurant operator's stock worth $669,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Read More »

Warriors put away Cavs, claim second title in three years


There might be room for someone within the Warriors to persuade the team to attend, to relish the experience and place the office of the presidency over personal views of Trump. "I just wanted to come in there and just be me". While the hyperbole was at times a bit much - one critic was shown calling Durant "a skinny teenager who'll never make it in a man's league" was particularly over the top - Nike's message to those who have doubted Durant was a clear one: Shhhhhh! "Steve will be our ... Read More »

London's Grenfell Tower fire death toll rises to 17

An acclaimed photographer, a six-month-old baby and a pair of Italian architects are among the dozens reported missing in the London tower block fire. "It is also heartening to see the incredible generosity of community volunteers rallying to help those affected by this bad event", she said. Mrs May said: "When it's possible to identify the cause of this fire, of course there will be proper investigation and if there are any lessons to be learnt they will be, and action will be taken". Read More »

Employees return to work at UPS warehouse in San Francisco

One woman whose husband was in the facility was quoted by local media as saying that the gunman shot his victims execution-style. Police believe there was only one shooter and said the incident did not appear to be related to terrorism. "He was very friendly and helpful and honest". By late afternoon, friends had set up a memorial to Lefiti with flowers and balloons at a local supermarket near the UPS warehouse. Read More »

Missing Persons Detectives release CCTV in Karen Ristevski case


The footage was captured on the day the 47-year-old Avondale Heights mum went missing on June 29 last year, with the vehicle travelling through Diggers Rest, towards Mt Macedon. PHOTO: Black Coupe passes through Diggers Rest train station . Police have already spoken to the registered owners of similar vehicles but there are a small number of owners that still need to be spoken to. Read More »