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British Prime Minister Theresa May admits failings after Grenfell Tower blaze

At least 30 people have died in Wednesday's fire and dozens are missing. Previously, the Metropolitan Police had confirmed 30 people had been killed in the inferno; the announcement Saturday almost doubles that number . "I said 'why you didn't come - they brought us outside, I thought you are with us.' He said 'no one brought me outside.' He said, 'why you left me?'" Meanwhile, donations to help those affected by the Grenfell Tower tragedyhave surpassed 2 million pounds in just two days. Read More »

Turkey's Erdogan slams 'inhumane' isolation of Qatar

Erdogan has also strongly denied accusations that Qatar supports terrorism, arguing the country had been a staunch opponent of the Islamic State group. Still, Jubeir says Saudi Arabia is willing to provide food and medical supplies through the King Salman Center, a Saudi humanitarian agency. Other countries, including Gulf state Kuwait, have joined in attempts to heal the rift in the region. Read More »

US Lawmaker Steve Scalise Showing Improvement After Baseball Field Shooting

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Scalise, Tyson Foods lobbyist Matt Mika, congressional aide Zach Barth and US Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner were shot during an attack on the Republican congressional baseball team as it practiced Wednesday morning. For the game, which began in 1909, members of the Senate and House of Representatives donned uniforms representing teams from their constituencies, and many topped them with hats from Louisiana State University, Scalise's alma mater, as a tribute. Read More »

Hundreds arrested in Russian corruption protests

On central Moscow's Tverskaya Street, a helicopter hovered overhead as riot police lined up and pushed back against the crowd, grabbing people and leading them to police vans as others shouted "Shame!", " Putin is a thief!" and "Freedom to Navalny!" "Russia without Putin" and "Russia will be free" chanted the demonstrators, including many young people, who crowded into central Moscow on a public holiday. Read More »

United Kingdom tower blocks could be torn down: Khan

London's Mayor Sadiq Khan has revealed that he sought advice from Israel on how to fight urban terrorism in the wake of the recent terror attacks in Manchester and in the British capital. He called on the global tech community to help tackle issues such air pollution, housing and the future of transport. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, said: "As Mayor of this great city - the best city in the world - it fills me with pride to see our tech sector thriving". Read More »

Trump Says No Proof Of Collusion With Russians

The message was the first explicit concession by the president that Robert Mueller , the special counsel for the Russian Federation inquiry, had begun examining whether Trump's firing of Comey last month was an attempt to obstruct the investigation . Read More »

Warriors unanimously decline White House visit

It was the second parade in three seasons for the Warriors , who wrapped up their latest crown by finishing off a five-game victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday. The Cavs are not out of this series, not by a long shot, we should know better than that after past year. Myers realizes adding Durant might not have worked so well with anyone but the Warriors. Read More »

'I'm good at them' - Lindelof offers to take free-kicks for Man Utd

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Other players, such as Romelu Lukaku and Antoine Griezmann were also on Mourinho's list, but have told the club they are not interested in joining in this window. United wanted to move on Lindelof back during the January transfer window, but complications stood in the way. Morata's agent is now discussing potential transfer options with the executives at Real Madrid and according to Sky Italia, via AS, if the deal is to go through, the Spaniard will earn €8m per year - twice what he was ... Read More »

Minute's silence to be held for Grenfell Tower victims

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Hundreds of protesters also marched on Whitehall, with some chanting "May must go", bringing parts of London to a standstill. Cundy said the figure of 58 included that toll given earlier. As the fire raged, Rania started recording on Facebook Live from her apartment where she was stuck due to thick smoke. The identification of the victims is proving very hard - which experts attribute to the extreme heat of the fire. Read More »

Senate overwhelmingly approves new Russia, Iran sanctions

The Trump administration had considered lifting Russian sanctions in the past, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson opposed the new legislation, worrying it could hurt the US' ability to have a "constructive dialogue" with Russia. If the legislation passes the House, it would head to Trump for signing. However, Sen. Robert Menendez was skeptical, telling Politico , "I just cannot fathom how House Republicans could ultimately, with everything that's going on with Russia's nefarious actions, ... Read More »

PM Modi leaves for home after attending SCO Summit in Astana

Describing terrorists as the chief violators of human rights and values, Modi said: " We have full faith that the SCO would give a new push to our efforts in the fight against terrorism ". The formation of the SCO was announced in June 2001. China has been upset with India for hosting the Dalai Lama and allowing the Tibetan spiritual leader to visit Arunachal Pradesh, large parts of which Beijing considers as part of southern Tibet. Read More »

Britain shifts focus to growth as it girds for Brexit talks

May, who won the top job in the wake of last year's vote to leave the European Union , had in January set out her plans for Brexit, saying Britain would leave the single market so it could control immigration. "We should be protecting jobs, protecting economic growth and protecting prosperity", Hammond said as he arrived for a meeting of European Union finance ministers in Luxembourg. Read More »

Dozens of victims feared to be still inside Grenfell Tower

Local anger began building Wednesday as the 24-story residential Grenfell Tower block caught fire and was consumed by flames in a matter of minutes. According to the latest police data, at least 58 people are still missing. The council said: 'We plan to house residents of Grenfell Tower as locally as we can. On Saturday, May met for two hours with 15 survivors and community leaders at her official residence at 10 Downing Street in London . Read More »

Hannity calls on Mueller, Rosenstein to resign

President Trump is so out of touch with reality that he thinks he can threaten special counsel Robert Mueller into clearing him on the Russian Federation scandal. "I have confidence in Bob Mueller". That was the upshot of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's testimony before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Tuesday. Read More »

Irish, British PMs to meet to talk Brexit, Northen Ireland crisis

The Prime Minister has been widely criticised for trying to strike a "confidence and supply" deal with the DUP since losing her majority at the election. But Stormont parties have a June 29 deadline to end the impasse and reach consensus on re-establishing a devolved administration in the region. Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams also led a party delegation including its leader in the North, Michelle O'Neill, for a first meeting on Northern Ireland with the new Taoiseach. Read More »

UK Conservatives and Democratic Unionists Have Broad Agreement

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With the Conservative Party losing its majority in last week's general election and the Prime Minister calling upon Mrs Foster to prop up her government, the DUP now relish holding the trump card at Westminster. "I will be making it very clear that any deal between the Tories and the DUP can not be allowed to undermine the Good Friday and subsequent agreements", she said in a statement . Read More »

USA lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, who was at Wednesday's practice and gave medical help after the shooting, said it would have "been awful" if the game had been canceled, and said Scalise would want it to go on. After Thursday's result, the all-time record in the game is 39 wins each, for both Democrats and Republicans, with one tie. Lucee Laursen of La Crosse, Wisconsin, interning in the capital for a nonprofit, said, "It's showing that we might have differences in political spheres but we come ... Read More »

President Trump says Scalise 'took a bullet for all of us'

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Scalise was wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Republican baseball practice in Virginia on Wednesday. "He entered the room, spoke with Scalise's family and sat by his bedside with Mrs. our country will perhaps become closer , more unified". Investigators said in a statement that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has searched the van, which was parked not far from the Alexandria, Virginia, baseball field where Wednesday's shooting took place. Read More »

Congressional Baseball Gunman Had List of GOP Lawmakers' Names

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Jack Sava, director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital Center said at a news conference Friday afternoon. According to the report by the Daily Caller , that group's members celebrated Hodgkinson's mass assassination attempt. Hodgkinson was killed by Capital Police. Hodgkinson's wife told ABC News that he had been living in Alexandria, Virginia, the location of the shooting, for the past two months. Read More »

Mueller's Russia Investigation Now Targeting Jared Kushner

After Mueller was appointed last month, Trump tweeted: "This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history". While FBI Director James Comey told President Trump on three separate occasions that he was not personally under investigation for colluding with Russians in the 2016 election, that's NOT necessarily the case anymore. Read More »

Brexit Talks to Start Monday as Planned

We now know that at precisely 11:00 BST on Monday morning, nearly exactly a year after the Brexit referendum, the all important exit negotiations will begin. Barnier this week acknowledged "sensitivity" in London at European Union suggestions that Britain might owe it some 60 billion euros in 2019 and said sorting out the issue soon would help a trade deal: "I would like to very quickly play down this question, and find concrete, pragmatic and just solutions", he said on Monday. Read More »

In latest Tweetstorm, Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation

Trump couldn't resist referring to the probe's "Witch Hunt" a half hour later in a tweet that touted the economic recovery during his young presidency. Former President Bill Clinton met with Attorney General Loretta Lynch on an airport tarmac near the end of an investigation into Hillary Clinton's email server, but there's no evidence the former secretary of state orchestrated the get-together, as Trump implied. Read More »