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UK govt rushes staff for rehabilitation of London fire victims

At least 70 people, including children and entire families, have been reported missing following the Grenfell Tower fire in London . "I really hope it won't, but it may increase", he said. She said: "Frankly, the support on the ground for families who needed help or basic information in the initial hours after this appalling disaster was not good enough". Read More »

India hits back at Trump over climate change

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President's statements on Paris climate accord were shocking". "Today, on behalf of an unprecedented collection of USA cities, states, businesses and other organizations, I am communicating to the United Nations and the global community that American society remains committed to achieving the emission reductions we pledged to make in Paris in 2015", said Bloomberg in a press release. Read More »

London Police: Several Casualties After Vehicle Collides With Pedestrians

People were badly injured. Manchester was also hit by a severe attack when a bomber killed more than 20 people at an Ariana Grande concert. One person was detained earlier at night by police. Condemning the incident, Prime Minister Theresa May said: "This is a awful incident", adding, "All my thoughts are with those who have been injured, their loved ones, and the emergency services on the scene". Read More »

US Cuba crackdown will choke tourism, private firms

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The government has though repeated its desire to engage in "respectful dialogue" with Washington . Despite his effort to roll back parts of his predecessor Barack Obama's cuba policy, Trump stopped short of closing United States embassy in Cuba. Read More »

U.S. president acknowledges he is under investigation

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In an early-morning tweet, the President declared that he was "being investigated" for his decision to fire James B. Comey, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. But Mr Rosenstein, too, may ultimately have to end his oversight, given his role in Mr Trump's decision to fire Mr Comey. Trump is under pressure to reveal whether he has any tape recordings of private conversations with Comey. Read More »

London attackers tried hiring 7.5 tonne lorry

The Post has contacted residents who used the centre and they said that Butt did not attempt to share his beliefs in front of them. Metropolitan police suspect the attackers may have worn them in case they wanted to take hostages "or it might be that they saw it as protection from being shot themselves". Read More »

Pakistan thrash India to win Champions Trophy

Holders India were destroyed at the Kia Oval as Fakhar Zaman struck a clinical ton and fellow opener Azhar Ali and Hafeez weighed in with half-centuries in Pakistan's total of 338-4. Yuvraj Singh , Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav followed each other back to the pavilion in quick succession as Pakistan tightened their grip on the proceedings. Read More »

Mexico snatch late 2-2 draw against Portugal in Confed Cup

Mexico's defender Hector Moreno (C) celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2017 Confederations Cup Group A match against Portugal at the Kazan Arena Sunday. An entertaining contest at the Kazan Arena was first ignited when Cristiano Ronaldo fired a shot onto Mexico's crossbar in the early stages of the match. Read More »

FATHER'S DAY WEEKEND: Warm & humid with isolated showers

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There are some weak disturbances starting Tuesday night through Thursday night bringing slight storm chances with most of the rain falling at night. Strong or even severe storms are possible. Overnight lows will be near 70 degrees. Winds W 5-10 miles per hour. Today expect gradual clearing on this Father's Day with isolated showers before 10am down in the areas around Emporia and Burlington. Read More »

Russia Investigates Reports That Airstrike Killed ISIS Leader in Syria

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The U.S. -led military coalition fighting against Islamic State said it could not confirm the death, and several Iraqi officials told Reuters they were skeptical. In addition, a total of 180 IS militants were also killed, and 16 automotive and armored vehicles and tanks, one artillery, four control posts and an ammunition storage depot were destroyed as a result of the strikes, Russia's Interfax news agency cited the ministry's statement as saying. Read More »

U.S. president not under investigation for obstruction: His attorney

Sekulow cited congressional testimony by fired FBI director James B. Comey that he had told Trump on several occasions that Trump was not personally under investigations. Senator Marco Rubio , who lost the Republican primary election to Trump, called for a "full and credible investigation". "Witch Hunt", the president wrote on Twitter . Read More »

Vowing to return, Rodman wraps up low-key Pyongyang visit

Warmbier, who was in a coma when he was released, suffered "extensive loss of brain tissue in all regions of the brain", one of his doctors said . The Washington Post reports that physicians are not aware of anything in his history that would make him predisposed to this condition, but say that Warmbier could have suffered cardiopulmonary arrest as a result of intoxication, traumatic injury, or an overdose of medication (intentional or unintentional). Read More »

Russia urges Trump to discard 'Cold War' policy on Cuba

The Cuban government argued that it would only be a retread of the past, and that the Trump administration is not in a position to lecture. Under current rules, Americans may not travel to and spend money in Cuba as tourists, but may visit only for commercial, educational, cultural or other such purposes. Read More »

Gunfire heard at Mali resort area popular with foreigners

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A tourist resort in Mali popular with Westerners is under attack by gunmen, a spokesman at the security ministry has told Reuters . Malian troops and French counter-terrorist forces are on site. French troops and a 10,000-strong United Nations peacekeeping force have battled to stabilize the former French colony, which is riven by ethnic conflict and plagued by dozens of armed groups. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo: Portugal shouldn't panic after Mexico draw

Cristiano Ronaldo , coming off a tumultuous week off the field, had set up Ricardo Quaresma's opening goal for Portugal , and Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez hit Mexico's equalizer just before halftime. Chile's star player Arturo Vidal fiercely argued with referee Damir Skomina when a goal scored in first-half stoppage time by Eduardo Vargas was overruled nearly one minute later. Read More »

Un gigantesque feu de forêt fait 43 morts — Portugal

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Selon l'AFP , le bilan d'un violent feu de forêt au Portugal s'est alourdi à 57 morts et une quinzaine de blessés, la plupart piégés par les flammes dans leurs voitures. La France a décidé d'acheminer trois avions spécialisés dans l'extinction de feux, qui sont attendus dans l'après-midi. "Solidarité avec le Portugal touché par un terrible incendie ". Read More »

Pressure builds on Senate Republicans struggling to write health care law

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Burr, chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said that the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA) is "dead on arrival" in the Senate because he said, "It's not a good plan". But he added, "I'm seeing more and more clarity, and a narrower and narrower focus, and a smaller and smaller difference in the caucus". This rule allows the Senate to skip the committee process (goodbye full senate committee debate) and instead "fast-tracks" the bill by moving it on the senate ... Read More »

NC mom says son tried to save Navy shipmates after collision

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Seventh Fleet said on Sunday. The container ship that crashed into a US Navy destroyer, killing as many as seven American sailors , could be liable for "professional negligence", Japanese authorities say. The USS Fitzgerald's captain, Cmdr. Asked about the mechanics of the collision and any maneuvers that preceded it, Aucoin said he did not know full details yet, but said "they were hit on the side by the tanker, a 29,000-ton merchant freighter". Read More »

Trump transition officials ordered to save Russian Federation documents

In the statement , Rosenstein wrote that "Americans should exercise caution before accepting as true any stories attributed to anonymous 'officials, ' particularly when they do not identify the country - let alone the branch or agency of government - with which the alleged sources supposedly are affiliated". Read More »

Anger erupts over possible flaws at burned London tower

Britain's Press Association reported that some 70 people are still missing after the fire. Grief turned to outrage Friday over a deadly high-rise tower fire in London amid reports that materials used in the building's renovation could have fueled the inferno that left dozens dead and missing as it decimated the public housing block. Read More »

USA president confirms he is under FBI investigation

Sekulow was referring to a report in the Post this week that said Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in November's presidential election was now also trying to determine whether Trump obstructed justice. Read More »

Trump lawyer contradicts president on obstruction investigation

By needlessly firing Comey and tweeting recklessly about it, Trump single-handedly turned his Russian Federation problem - a "cloud" over his administration, he reportedly told Comey - into a much bigger problem. Rep. (D-Calif.), the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, that Congress would "unite to stop [Trump] if he tried to fire the two men". Removing Trump would require substantial Republican support - first in the House and then in the Senate. Read More »

Deputy AG Rosenstein May Recuse Himself from Russia Investigation

Investigators and the public will have to decide whether they believe Trump, who lies all the time , or Comey, who has a flair for the dramatic but also the bearing of an oversized Boy Scout. The "cloud" that Trump has been complaining about for months got bigger and darker this week. But a department official said no one asked for the statement and Rosenstein acted on his own. Read More »