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Author: 0 London apartment fire "wake-up call" for Australia's building standards: senator

The Metropolitan Police Service confirmed the rising death toll at a news conference Wednesday. "I don't anticipate there will be further survivors". Speaking to Sky News on Thursday, Xenophon said the thought of an apartment fire which gets out of control due to non-compliant, flammable cladding and other poor quality materials was "disturbing".

Author: 0 London residents demand answers in deadly high-rise blaze

Stuart Cundy said that "we believe this number will sadly increase". The Guardian and BBC reported that the estate, as well as the building, underwent a GBP 8.6 million refurbishment which was completed in May previous year. Others said they had warned repeatedly about fire safety in the block . "It is a truly terrifying thought but the Grenfell Action Group firmly believe that only a catastrophic event will expose the ineptitude and incompetence of our landlord, the KCTMO, and bring an ...

Global Media Macron set for success as party dominates French elections
Author: 0 Macron set for success as party dominates French elections

A parliamentary majority would give Mr. Macron a strong mandate to push through changes he promised during the campaign, which includes reforming the EU. Many of Le Pen's and Mélenchon's voters-both have heavily working-class and pink-collar constituencies-did not go to the polls, suggesting that many will not be represented in the National Assembly.

Author: 0 White Senators Can't Stop Interrupting Kamala Harris

As Sessions did his best to dodge Harris's questions, the junior California Senator kept her barrage on full blast for the entire 6-minute episode. "The policy is based-" Sessions began. "It's unacceptable that Sessions - the top law enforcement official in the country - can not name his legal basis for evading questions", Harris tweeted after he questioning concluded.

Global Media Death toll from tragic London fire expected to rise today
Author: 0 Death toll from tragic London fire expected to rise today

Fire swept through a high-rise apartment building in west London early W. Meanwhlie, firefighters have not been able to conduct a comprehensive search of the block of flats because it is not safe for them to walk to the edges of the building, the fire brigade chief says.

Author: 0 Catholic community offers prayer, supplies for London fire victims

But London police commander Stuart Cundy told reporters he did not believe further survivors would be found in the building. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said a "major incident" had been declared. The area neighbours the wealthy district of Notting Hill. The group said there was one entry and exit to Grenfell Tower during improvement works at the block and it had issues with evacuation procedures.

Author: 0 BJP extends support to Shivraj Singh Chouhan's indefinite fast

He said that just by announcing a price stabilisation fund to procure the farm produce at the minimum support price (MSP) will not do much difference in fact a commission to decide parameters for a loan waiver and remunerative prices for their produce needs to be set.

Author: 0 Death toll in Somalia restaurant siege up to 31

Both venues were popular with affluent, young and diaspora Somalis and were busy as customers broke the Ramadan fast in the predominantly Sunni Muslim nation. "They forced those fleeing the site to go inside" the restaurant, eyewitness Nur Yasin told The Associated Press . Mogadishu ambulance services said they evacuated 26 people wounded in the attack.

Author: 0 SC meets martial law administrator, implementor behind closed doors

On Independence Day, we are ever hopeful that the broad masses will join us in our fight against martial law as it is once again reintroduced and repackaged into the government's counter-terrorism effort when it has been used in the past weeks as a front for human rights abuses by the military inside and out of Marawi City.

Author: 0 He asked for it: Trump now under investigation for obstruction of justice

Mr Trump's legal team said the latest leak to the media was "outrageous". Also Wednesday, Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles Grassley said his panel will investigate the removal of former FBI Director James Comey and "any alleged improper partisan interference in law enforcement investigations".

Author: 0 North Korea fires volley of cruise missiles, fifth test in a month

On Thursday, North Korea reported it had successfully tested a new "ground-to-sea cruise rocket" capable of striking enemy battleships staging an attack. Syring however assured USA lawmakers that America has the ability to defend itself against the North Korean threat. The US have contraversially began installing the THAAD anti-ballistic missile system on South Korea in a bid to nip Kim Jong-un's budding nuclear capability in the bud.

Global Media Congressman, others shot during GOP baseball practice
Author: 0 Congressman, others shot during GOP baseball practice

Capitol Police officers, and a congressional staff member, in the early morning shooting in Alexandria, Virginia . It is being speculated that Wednesday's attack on a GOP congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia was connected to left-wing rhetoric against U.S.

Author: 0 Hometown pleased that student has returned from North Korea

Former US ambassador and New Mexico governor Bill Richardson , who has previously served as special envoy to North Korea and in 2016 attempted to negotiate the release of the student, said the Warmbiers had updated him on their son's condition.

Author: 0 Shooting in Virginia: What we know

Trump praised Scalise as "a patriot" and "a fighter" and said Scalise has the prayers of the "entire nation" behind him. Reports say he was armed with two weapons; one handgun and one "assault style" rifle. "A killing field", U.S. Senator Rand Paul said in a televised interview, describing the scene in Arlington, Virginia. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz. "All of a sudden we heard a very loud shot".

Author: 0 Israel, Palestinians have failed to prosecute war crimes

According to Secretary-General Mohamed Ateeq Al-Falahi, the Red Crescent's staff was stationed at a UAE field hospital in Gaza when Hamas fighters began firing rockets from their facilities to provoke an Israeli response. It deplored Israel's "non-cooperation" with the United Nations' probes into Gaza and Jewish settlements in the West Bank. The secretary-general of the Red Crescent Society of the United Arab Emirates accused the Gaza-based terrorist organization Hamas on Monday of provoking ...

Global Media Donald Trump visits 'critical' Steve Scalise in hospital
Author: 0 Donald Trump visits 'critical' Steve Scalise in hospital

The 51-year-old Republican from Louisianna was taken to George Washington University Hospital where he underwent surgery and is now listed as stable. "I want to commend Special Agents Crystal Griner, David Bailey and Henry Cabrera for their heroic and appropriate response in protecting the Members and others", said Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verderosa.

Author: 0 State Capitol Demonstration Planned After Yanez-Castile Verdict

As reported by the Star Tribune , 29-year-old Yanez is charged with second-degree manslaughter and two counts of reckless discharge of a firearm in the July 6 shooting of Philando, 32, in Falcon Heights. Gray reminded the jury of the officer's testimony that Castile looked like a man who robbed a convenience store four days earlier. He says Castile was ignoring his commands not to pull it out.

Author: 0 The show will go on for tomorrow's Congressional Baseball Game

Michigan Congressman Fred Upton didn't release a statement , but posted on facebook and twitter saying "My heart is going out to my friend Steve Scalise , his family, & all my colleagues, staff, & courageous law enforcement who were injured in the shooting this morning".

Author: 0 Putin claims he never had strong connection with Michael Flynn

Senior U.S. intelligence officials have also told NBC News that Putin was personally involved in the Russian effort to interfere with the U.S. election and how the information was used. Putin responded that the intelligence community have been "misled," and that hackers have been trying to cover their tracks by implicating the Russians .

Author: 0 US Senate passes Russian sanctions amendment

It strengthens existing sanctions targeting Russian energy projects, while imposing new sanctions on those involved in serious human rights abuses, supplying weapons to the Syrian government, carrying out malicious cyber activities and doing business with Russian intelligence and defense.

Author: 0 Supreme Court gives Trump more time to file travel ban briefs

Trump Administration lawyers asked the Supreme Court on Tuesday to arrange a schedule to have the Justices consider the new appeals on the presidential restrictions on immigration next week - on June 22. Orrick is a lower-court judge whose rulings would be reviewed by the 9th Circuit. The ACLU filing said the 4th Circuit, and other courts that have halted the executive order, had little choice.

Author: 0 Reward increases to $70000 for escaped inmates

One of the inmates disarmed the officers, shooting Monica and Billue , before escaping. In a Wednesday afternoon press conference , Sills said the truck was taken sometime between 6 p.m. Sills said it's likely the pair has left the Madison area. "Nobody wants to go to the bank- to go anywhere because we don't know where they are", Bailey told Elliot.

Global Media Uber CEO Taking 'Undetermined' Leave From the Company
Author: 0 Uber CEO Taking 'Undetermined' Leave From the Company

The woman, who had worked for Uber between November 2015 and December 2016, had further alleged that the company's human resources department did not act on her accusations. The report zeros in on the company's 14 existing values, which it says have "been used to justify poor behaviour". Ms Fowler also detailed a cutthroat, win-at-any-costs culture where workers would gain advantage by tearing each other down.

Author: 0 GOP congressman, Capitol police, others wounded in shooting

Bernie Sanders, the former candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, said that the shooter apparently was a volunteer for his campaign previous year. The Congressional Baseball Game is set to go on as scheduled. But before the people's business could get underway, they were hit with tragic news of Congressman Scalise being shot .

Author: 0 Attorney General Sessions' Opening Statement To Senate Panel, Annotated

King told CNN's "New Day" that Sessions didn't answer King's questions on Tuesday about why President Trump made a decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey , and Sessions's other remarks on the Russian Federation investigation revealed the attorney general's disinterest.

Author: 0 G7 talks dominated by USA quitting accord

In a snipe at the Trump administration, Hendricks" ministry on Friday posted a "fact check' of Trump's speech announcing the USA withdrawal from the Paris accord, claiming it contains "blatant fallacies". Most outspoken was Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who wrote in a Twitter message that Trump's decision would prompt him to resign from two presidential advisory panels on which he serves.

Global Media USA college student released by North Korea home, but in coma
Author: 0 USA college student released by North Korea home, but in coma

In an editorial, it also called for the Trump administration to rev up sanctions on the North. Yun also received confirmation that the three other USA citizens now in North Korean custody - academics Kim Sang Duk and Kim Hak-song, and businessman Kim Dong Chul - are in stable, healthy conditions.

Author: 0 Trump being investigated for possible obstruction of justice

In his testimony on June 8, Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he believed Trump had fired him over his role as lead of the FBI investigation into Russian interference in the USA election and Trump campaign associates' possible ties to Russia.

Global Media ISIS faces defeat in Raqqa as US-backed troops storm terror capital
Author: 0 ISIS faces defeat in Raqqa as US-backed troops storm terror capital

Raqqa is now surrounded from the east, north and west, and opposition activists have reported intense shelling and airstrikes on the city since Monday night, which killed at least 12 people. Iraqi forces are close to clearing Mosul , Iraq's second largest city, from Islamic State control. "The campaign started yesterday to liberate Raqqa city", SDF spokesman Talal Silo said from Syria in a telephone interview.

Author: 0 Warriors Unanimously Vote to Skip Trip To White House

Warriors guard Stephen Curry shot just 2-for-9 from beyond the arc but finished with 34 points and a team-high 10 assists. The victory was something of a redemption for the Warriors who blew a three games to one lead to lose the title to the Cavs last season.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby rape trial: 3 key takeaways from day 5

If convicted, he could be sentenced to a maximum of 15 to 30 years in prison. Reape on Thursday read back Cosby's own account of his 2004 sexual encounter with the case's central accuser Andrea Constand , who testified earlier in the week that the entertainer drugged and assaulted her.

Global Media Sessions's Testimony Clears Sessions (But Not Trump)
Author: 0 Sessions's Testimony Clears Sessions (But Not Trump)

We had little hope that Mr. Sessions' testimony would advance the investigation, and we weren't surprised by its uselessness. Called any suggestion of his own collusion "an appalling and detestable lie". Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said the same thing , declaring, "The FBI has revealed that the sitting president of the United States is under investigation".

Author: 0 US Navy ships arrive in Qatar for joint drills amid Gulf crisis

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain and a number of other countries severed relations with Qatar earlier this month, accusing it of supporting armed groups and Iran - allegations Qatar has repeatedly rejected. "This agreement underscores the longstanding commitment of the State of Qatar in jointly working with our friends and allies in the United States".

Author: 0 Shooter at Baseball Practice in Virginia Identified as James Hodkinson

Five people were shot, including Rep. House Whip Steve Scalise , R-La., was shot by James T. Hodgkinson , a leftwing Trump-hater who supported Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton . The FBI has taken control of the crime scene, which is located some 7 miles away from the White House in Washington , D.C. "It's Time to Destroy Trump & Co.", Hodgkinson wrote in a March 22 post .

Global Media Ill. Man ID'd as Suspect in GOP Baseball Shooting
Author: 0 Ill. Man ID'd as Suspect in GOP Baseball Shooting

His domestic violence charges were dismissed, according to court records cited by the Daily Beast , but the friend said that Hodgkinson's foster daughter told her "a lot of stories that he was really very bad to her" and that she said Hodgkinson was "always angry".

Author: 0 Kevin Durant's non-foul on LeBron James looms large in Warriors' run

Spontaneous celebrations were breaking out in streets around the city. The plus-minus metric was not available in Michael Jordan's day when he won six NBA Finals in six trips in the 1990s. "I'm ready to do it again". Durant averaged 35 points, eight rebounds and five assists per game, but the impressive part is he did it shooting 56 percent from the field.

Author: 0 Trump Is Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

As a part of the reported probe, Mueller plans to interview Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and Richard Ledgett, former deputy director of the NSA. A spokesman for the DNI declined to comment to CNN. The Post said both men refused the President's request. Comey also suggested another factor in his termination was his declining to lift what Trump, during private phone conversations, described as the "cloud" of the bureau's Russian ...

Author: 0 Baseball Turns to Terror for GOP Lawmakers

In all, five people were taken to area hospitals, including the suspect, Alexandria police said . Speaking from the White House's Diplomatic Room, the U.S. Mr Trump said in a statement from the White House that Hodgkinson had died from injuries he received during the shooting . When asked by reporters whether there's usually a security detail, Rep.

Global Media Imprisoned American Student Leaves North Korea in Coma
Author: 0 Imprisoned American Student Leaves North Korea in Coma

Warmbier's parents were told their son was given a sleeping pill soon after his trial in March previous year and never woke. His parents say he's on a Medivac flight on his way home. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert later said Rodman "had nothing to do with" Warmbier's release. U.S. Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon talks to journalists after meeting with Japan's National Security Council Chief Shotaro Yachi at the prime minister's office Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Tokyo.

Global Media Trump visits DC hospital treating critically injured Rep. Steve Scalise
Author: 0 Trump visits DC hospital treating critically injured Rep. Steve Scalise

The White House said shortly after the shooting that President Donald Trump had spoken with House Speaker Paul Ryan , Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, injured Rep. Scalise was in critical condition after suffering damage to internal organs, and his injuries will require additional operations, according to a MedStar Washington Hospital Center medical update late Wednesday.

Author: 0 Bacsinszky downs French favourite Mladenovic

So after being down 2-1 in the third set, Ostapenko grabbed the last five games, smiling and shouting and pumping her fist at the end. "I'm really happy and proud", Bacsinszky said. I saw her in the gym just right after our matches today, and so we both said, like, mutually to each other, Well done. She can play aggressive. Ostapenko hopes to make her first ever grand slam semifinal appearance.

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Author: 0 AG Sessions: "This is a Secret Innuendo Being Leaked Out There"

Sessions took particular aim at news reports about a possible meeting he had with a Russian official during an April 2016 event at the Mayflower hotel, where Trump gave a pro-Russian speech. Sessions contradicted Comey, who last week told the intelligence committee that after an encounter with Trump in which he said Trump pressured him to back off an investigation into the former national security adviser, Comey "implored" Sessions to make sure he was never left alone with the president ...

Author: 0 Don't waste time, EU Brexit chief tells Britain

The British general election last week has done little to remove the uncertainty facing the business community and Britain's worldwide partners as it delivered a shock hung Parliament , forcing the government to turn to the right-wing Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) for support.

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