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Grenfell Tower: 79 presumed dead in London fire

British authorities said Monday that 79 people were now confirmed dead or missing after the June 14 London high-rise fire that has infuriated the British public and placed pressure on the government of Prime Minister Theresa May. While emergency services have been widely praised for their handling of the disaster, the government has been criticised for a slow and inadequate response, with Prime Minister Theresa May facing public anger for failing to meet residents during her first visit to ... Read More »

Dead, 8 Injured After Van Hits Pedestrians Outside London Mosque

It is not known if his death was caused by the attack , police said. "This had all the hallmarks of a terrorist incident", said Neil Basu, senior national co-ordinator for counter-terrorism policing. The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) said "the incident reflected the rise of Islamophobia in Europe, especially after the recent terrorist attacks which had raised the concern for a potential backlash against the Muslim communities". Read More »

Grenfell Tower Deaths Rise to 79, London Police Say

Authorities said Saturday that 30 people were confirmed to have died and that 28 others were missing and presumed dead. Aluminum cladding with insulation sandwiched between two panels has been blamed for helping to spread flames in major fires in many parts of the world, including blazes in the Middle East, Europe, Asia and the United States. Read More »

Hamas, ISIS Fight Over Credit For Jerusalem Terror Attack

At the other, a Palestinian fatally stabbed a border policewoman before being shot dead by police. The attack marks the first time that IS have claimed an attack inside Israel , the monitoring group SITE said. On Saturday Israeli police forces carried out an "operations taking place throughout Jerusalem's neighborhoods searching for Palestinians that entered illegally", Israeli police spokesperson Micky Rosenfeld said. Read More »

Polygamist Mormon sect leader Lyle Jeffs arrested in South Dakota

Jeffs is jailed in Sioux Falls and is being held for the U.S. Marshal Service, Minnehaha County Jail Warden Jeff Gromer said. Lyle Jeffs slipped out of his Global Positioning System monitoring device in July while in confinement at his Salt Lake City home awaiting his trial on charges he defrauded the US food stamp program. Read More »

Moment of silence for London fire victims


Public anger was mounting as residents and neighbors demanded answers for how the blaze spread so quickly amid reports that contractors installed a cheaper, less flame-resistant type of exterior paneling in a renovation of Grenfell Tower that ended in May 2016. Read More »

A look at what is ahead now that Brexit talks have started


The European Commission's chief negotiator Michel Barnier has insisted initial talks will focus on the status of EU nationals in the United Kingdom and Britons in the EU, as well as the "divorce bill" of upwards of £60 billion and the issue of the Northern Ireland border with the Republic. Read More »

Russian Federation criticizes Donald Trump's Cuba policy, calls it: 'Cold War rhetoric'

In a statement Friday, Moran says "putting America first means exporting what we produce to countries across the globe". Under Trump's new policy , Americans will no longer be able to travel to Cuba individually unless they fall into one of 12 previously established categories that will continue to include people-to-people but only if they are part of a group with a set schedule. Read More »

Southern Baptists condemn 'alt-right' movement

In the June 14 Wednesday afternoon session at the Phoenix Convention Center, only a handful of messengers voted against a resolution on "the anti-gospel of alt-right white supremacy". "We're always going to be called racists, as Southern Baptists", he said. McKissic, who wrote the original resolution , declined to speculate over the motives for why the committee didn't bring his proposal forward, but he said he was offended by Duke's remarks and he felt his proposal was treated ... Read More »

Million VR Headset Shipments Forecast


While Apple is getting serious with both AR and VR this year thanks to iOS 11 and more powerful Mac hardware , IDC has new data on the forecast for augmented and virtual reality mainstream adoption. PC upgrades will also stimulate headset sales. ODG, Meta and Intel are also AR players. In terms of dedicated devices, AR continues to sit slightly in the background of VR. Read More »

Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet a quitté l'hôpital après son agression

L'ancienne ministre s'est exprimée très succinctement, remerciant le personnel de l'hôpital , le Premier ministre Edouard Philippe pour sa visite et le président de la République Emmanuel Macron qui lui a envoyé "un message". Electron libre dans sa famille politique et ambitieuse assumée, Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, 44 ans, s'est fait remarquer par ses positions iconoclastes et son franc-parler. Read More »

London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number' of injuries

The man added "Just kill me, just kill me" as he was taken away by police, Abdi said. "I hit him on his stomach". "The man, he tried to escape. but they caught the driver", Warra said. "This is a resilient city". "He has assured me that his team is fully engaged and working in partnership with the London Metropolitan Police as the investigation into the abhorrent attack at Finsbury Park gets under way", Mr Cairns said. Read More »

At Least 61 Die in Portugal Forest Fire


Some 600 firefighters were trying to put out the fires, which started Saturday. Jorge Gomes, the secretary of state for internal administration in Portugal , told reporters that of the 60-plus deaths, roughly half of the casualties were a result of people being trapped within a wall of flames, burned alive in their own cars. Read More »

North Korea releases Cincinnati native from hard labor camp


Instead, the administration credited the release to its diplomatic intervention. Any visit to North Korea by a high-profile American is a political minefield, and Rodman has been criticized for failing to use his influence on leaders who are otherwise isolated diplomatically from the rest of the world. Read More »

Ring announces second-generation video doorbell, available today


It is now able to record and stream in 1080p rather than 720p. Other features include adjustable motion sensors and Live View on-demand video and audio. And as well as utilise the rechargeable battery, it can be wired into an existing doorbell transformer connection (8-24VAC). Ring has just announced Video Doorbell 2, which, as the name suggests, is the successor to the original. Read More »

In Georgia, a cacophony of arguments could tilt House race


Karen Handel is getting more backup from national Republicans in the final hours of Georgia's tight 6th Congressional race. The shooting at a congressional baseball practice that left House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and others seriously injured last week has been injected into the special U.S. Read More »

Kushner Makes First Public Remarks As Trump Team Member

Tech heavyweights like Apple's Tim Cook were on hand to listen to Kushner, one of the leaders of the White House Office of American Innovation, toss around Silicon Valley jargon in the aims of making government more technologically efficient. Read More »

London fire: Death toll climbs to 79


And as NPR's Frank Langfitt in London , police are hoping that the death toll will not reach the triple digits. He said there are 79 people "either dead or missing, and I sadly have to presume [they] are dead". The police chief, who went inside the charred shell of the high-rise tower over the weekend, told reporters: "I've investigated major crime for most of my service and I've seen some awful things but I don't think anything prepared me for what I was going to see when I was in ... Read More »

Kohli: We leave with our heads held high


Latif appreciated the efforts put in by Kohli and his team. "After the first game I said there is a big gap between Ind & Pak these days". "We showed great character". Amir finished with three for 16 in six overs and Hasan Ali , who kick-started Pakistan's revival in their group-win over top-ranked South Africa, ended the match when he had Jasprit Bumrah caught by gleeful captain and wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed. Read More »

Rajnath appeals for calm in Darjeeling

After several violence-filled days, Darjeeling remained calm on Sunday, with hundreds of police and army men posted on its roads. "Nobody should resort to violence", he added. "It suddenly made no sense to drag the monster vehicle - so effective in the plains - here in the hills", an officer said.To counter the terrain challenge and establish area domination, the force needed brute numb. Read More »

AG looking for information on four people in Pike County murders


No arrests were made. Those who have information are asked to call the BCI tip line at 1-855-BCI-OHIO (224-6446) or the Pike County Sheriff's Office at 740-947-2111. Information will remain confidential, they said. Eight members of the Rhoden, Gilley, and Manley families were found dead on April 22, 2016. Now, investigators are asking for help solving the case of the execution-style killings. Read More »