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58 now missing and presumed dead in Grenfell Tower disaster, police say


The meeting comes amid criticism levelled at the Prime Minister for not meeting those caught up in the fire in the immediate wake of the tragedy which killed at least 30 people, with the figure expected to rise. The new number may change as the investigation continues, Cundy said. "Thankfully, due to all the work we have been doing over the last few days, we have located five people who we feared dead and are in fact safe and well". Lire la suite »

Supreme Court to consider limits on partisan drawing of election maps

In the past, cases that seek to end partisan gerrymandering have failed , because the justices were unable to concur on what the standard for constitutional districting was. The lawsuit argues that the map is an unconstitutional effort to help Republicans retain power. (Think one blue city in an otherwise red state.) The Wisconsin federal court was unwilling to apply a specific percentage, but they did buy into the Efficiency Gap as a fair rubric for measuring the mapfuckery. Lire la suite »

Wisconsin AG 'thrilled' high court to hear case


In 2016, Lewis said at a meeting that he wanted the maps drawn "to give a partisan advantage to 10 Republicans and three Democrats because I do not believe it's possible to draw a map with 11 Republicans and two Democrats". Wisconsin's legislative leaders asked the Supreme Court in a legal brief to reject any effort that "wrests control of districting away from the state legislators to whom the state constitution assigns that task, and hands it to federal judges and opportunistic plaintiffs ... Lire la suite »

Trump offers assistance to United Kingdom after London Finsbury Park terror attack

Police have said that it is believed the middle-aged man, who neighbors say recently separated from the mother of his children, acted alone, and there is no known link to any far-right organization. Penshaw Monument will be lit up in red, white and blue tonight after last night's terror attack near Finsbury Park Mosque. Several bunches of flowers had been deposited outside the mosque as commuters went to work on Monday morning. Lire la suite »

Technology CEOs urged to join Trump initiative

In a White House full of loud voices, the powerful senior adviser and son-in-law to President Donald Trump tends to stay quiet and work behind the scenes. "Our goal here is simple - we are here to improve the day to day lives of the average citizen", Kushner said. The summit will be followed up by a gathering of different tech leaders in the White House on June 22 to discuss drones, driverless cars and advanced technologies. Lire la suite »

HTC announces solar red U11 online preorder sale to start


However, that is about to change as HTC USA is teasing a red variant of HTC U11 via its official Twitter handle. HTC U11 will be up for pre-orders online on the HTC e-store and Amazon from 17 June. This function allows users to squeeze the phone to operate some apps such as camera, volume and other needy ones. You're far from alone, and whether we're talking about entire handsets that simply aren't for sale in certain countries, or maybe just particular versions of a phone with special ... Lire la suite »

Fort Myers girl found after Amber Alert


Detectives believed she may have been in the company of 18-year-old Paulo Mateo Pedro Tomas. The pair could be in a silver 2005 Chevy with the Florida tag 164RMX, a plate that was stolen from another vehicle. Anyone with information about either of their whereabouts is asked to call the Lee County Sheriff's Office at 1-239-477-100 or the FDLE Missing Endangered Persons Information Clearinghouse at 1-888-FL-Missing (856-4774). Lire la suite »

Portugal frustrated by late Mexican equaliser at Confederations Cup

After a "disappointing" 2-2 draw for the Euro champions against Mexico in their opening game at the ongoing Confederations Cup in Russia, Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo says his side are calm and are focused on the next game. Mexico equalized eight minutes later through a Javier Javier Hernandez diving header after poor defending by the Portuguese. "If we win we'll be close to qualifying so it's not the time to sound the alarm". Lire la suite »

Tensions escalate over United States downing Syrian jet

The American F/A-18E Super Hornet shot down the Syrian SU-22 around 7 p.m.as it "dropped bombs near SDF fighters" south of the town of Tabqa , the coalition said in a statement . Ozerov insisted that Russia will be tracking the coalition's jets, not shooting them down, but he added that "a threat for those jets may appear only if they take action that pose a threat to Russian aircraft". Lire la suite »

Suspect in London van attack identified as Darren Osborne

A van plowed into Muslim worshippers leaving evening prayers at a London mosque early Monday, just one of a string of attacks in Britain in recent weeks and years. They also treated two people at the scene who had minor injuries. Officers were in the immediate vicinity as the attack unfolded and responded within one minute. Lire la suite »

Russian Federation ends safe flights over Syria deal with US

American officials say the Syrian jet dropped bombs near US -backed forces fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant - a claim the Syrian government and Russian Federation both dispute. Coalition officials said that two hours earlier, Assad's forces attack SDF fighters in the town of Ja'Din south of Tabqah, "wounding a number of SDF fighters and driving the SDF from the town". Lire la suite »

Over 90000 inmates to perform asanas on Intn'l Yoga Day


The Yoga fever has also spread to China , with thousand performed " asanas " ahead of the celebrations scheduled for Wednesday. Minister of Parliament Gan Thiam Poh, who is the Guest of Honour, noted the benefits of doing yoga, and said, "Yoga is a very good sport and is popular among Singaporeans all age groups". Lire la suite »

Here's how much Gal Gadot was paid for Wonder Woman


It wouldn't be unusual, either, for Gadot to be paid more given Wonder Woman's vast popularity. Patty Jenkins' historic female-led superhero movie, Wonder Woman , has been breaking nearly every single record across the books since the day of its release. Lire la suite »

Whom to believe, Trump or his lawyer?

Over the weekend, attorney Jay Sekulow appeared on CBS News " Face The Nation " and contradicted that claim. When asked if Mr. Trump interfered in the FBI's investigation, Sekulow said that in prior interviews, Mr. But as the White House has made clear, the tweets speak for themselves. Mueller's office has taken up that work, and the preliminary interviews scheduled with intelligence officials indicate that his team is actively pursuing potential witnesses inside and outside the ... Lire la suite »

Trump stumps for GOP candidates in House races

His carpetbagging status doesn't appear to have hurt him with Democrats, but the issue is there if Republicans want to use it as an excuse to vote against him. Bernie Sanders presidential campaign and was an outspoken critic of Republican policy on social media (Sanders has strongly condemned the shooting). Lire la suite »

White House says retains the right to self defence in Syria

Russian Defense Ministry said the shooting down of a jet in Syria's airspace was a "violation" of the country's sovereignty and global law. "As of June 19 this year, the Defense Ministry of the Russian Federation has ended its interaction with the US side under a memorandum for preventing incidents and providing for safe flights during operations in Syria and demands that the USA command carry out a careful investigation and report about its results and the measures taken", a ... Lire la suite »

Number of Presumed Dead in London Fire Rises to 79


Members of the emergency services join people in a minute's silence for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire near the site of the blaze in North Kensington , London , on Monday. Criticising those who may think there are too many rules and regulations, he called on them to "remember those who have lost their lives in a preventable accident that didn't need to happen, and the tragedy we're seeing is because of the consequences of mistakes and neglect from politicians from the council and ... Lire la suite »

Justices say law on offensive trademarks is unconstitutional

The federal government can not refuse to grant protection to trademarks that some consider offensive, the U.S. Supreme court ruled Monday. "The Government has an interest in preventing speech expressing ideas that offend". There were two concurring opinions to go with the majority but both concurred in the holding and neither undermines the central point of the Court's analysis - that the government may not engage in viewpoint discrimination against speech it finds offensive. Lire la suite »

Leo Varadkar set to become Taoiseach

He secured 57 votes to 50, with 47 abstentions, reports from Dublin said. Not only will the 38-year old be the youngest taoiseach ever to take office, but his status as gay man and son of an immigrant make Varadkar an even more remarkable figure in world, let alone Irish politics, with today's successful nomination making him Ireland's first gay taoiseach . Lire la suite »

Russian Federation suspends cooperation with United States in Syrian airspace following jet downing

Tensions escalated on Sunday as the US army brought down the jet near Raqqa and Iran launched missiles at Islamic State targets in eastern Syria - the first time each state has carried out such actions in the multi-sided Syrian war. "I'm also confident that our forces have the capability to take care of themselves". Russian Federation condemned the USA latest strike against a Syrian aircraft, calling it a "flagrant violation of global law". Lire la suite »

So, President Trump isn't under investigation after all?

Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee , said Sunday on ABC's This Week that Trump and his personal attorney are trying to "take down" Mueller before he finishes his investigation. "You say he can't be under investigation because I haven't been told , and that's a specious premise - you know there's no duty to tell you whether he's under investigation", Cuomo said. Lire la suite »

Ram Nath Kovind - low-profile, but tipped for the highest office

Though it later joined the BJP-led ministry in Maharashtra, Sena has continued to needle the lead partner over all vital issues including demonetisation and tension on the borders. Communist Party of India-Marxist leader Sitaram Yechury said Kovind "was chief of the RSS's Dalit branch" and "somewhere it was a political fight or contest". Lire la suite »