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Author: 0 London tower block fire toll rises to 17, more feared dead

Temporary structures will be built inside the block in order to shore it up before more thorough work can begin. Fire swept through a high-rise apartment building in west London early Wednesday. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Flowers are left near the high-rise apartment building where a massive fire raged overnight, in London , Wednesday, June 14, 2017 .

Global Media Sailor missing from US warship in Japanese waters found
Author: 0 Sailor missing from US warship in Japanese waters found

The ocean search was suspended on Sunday but the crew continued their search on board the vessel. It said Mims would be transferred to another ship for a medical evaluation and recommendations for follow-on care. Helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft from USS Shiloh, USS McCampbell, and USS Ronald Reagan, as well as a P-8 Maritime Patrol Aircraft, conducted airborne searches while the Shiloh, McCampbell, Reagan, USS Barry, USS John S.

Global Media Farmers hopeful for 'pro-farmer' decision amid CM Chouhan's indefinite fast
Author: 0 Farmers hopeful for 'pro-farmer' decision amid CM Chouhan's indefinite fast

Chouhan, clad in kurta-pajama and a Nehru jacket, sat on fast at a pandal erected at Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited's Dussehra Maiden here at around 11 am after former chief minister Kailash Joshi put a "tilak" on his forehead. When asked about resumption of public transport, the SP said a meeting with bus operators will be held on Sunday in which they will be asked to restore their services.

Author: 0 Palestinians, Israelis dispute Tillerson on "martyrs' fund"

A day later, after President Donald Trump met separately with Mr. Lavrov and Ukraine's foreign minister, Pavlo Klimkin, he called for the parties to make peace, presenting the U.S.as something of a neutral arbiter. All of them, including around 300 children and 50 women, receive monthly support from the Palestinian Authority. Tillerson said he'd replied by saying that's one thing, but that payments "as recognition of violence or murder" is unacceptable to Americans.

Author: 0 UAE, Saudi Arabia soften Qatar's blockade

Interestingly, Qatar won the rights to the 2022 World Cup amid allegations of bribery and corruption. The ostensible reason for the blockade - that the Qataris have funded terror - is as easily applicable to Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states.

Global Media Congressman involved in shooting at baseball field in Alexandria, CBS reports
Author: 0 Congressman involved in shooting at baseball field in Alexandria, CBS reports

In recent months, Hodgkinson had reportedly been living in Alexandria , Virginia. Scalise, two aides and two capitol police officers were hurt, officials said . NPR's Scott Detrow reports that a staff member of Rep. Roger Williams' office was shot and wounded. Annie Kuster and Carol Shea-Porter also offered prayers for Scalise and the others wounded as well as their gratitude to the Capitol police.

Global Media Champions Trophy semi-final: Yuvraj Singh to play his 300th ODI
Author: 0 Champions Trophy semi-final: Yuvraj Singh to play his 300th ODI

Bangladesh come into this match having won three of their last four ODI matches; including their dramatic five-wicket win last time out in Cardiff against the Black Caps. Skipper Virat Kohli has already called on his side to stop dwelling on their past laurels and not to take Bangladesh for granted in the second semi-final.

Global Media North Korea releases student from labour camp on 'humanitarian grounds'
Author: 0 North Korea releases student from labour camp on 'humanitarian grounds'

Three American citizens are also now being detained in North Korean prisons. "The North Koreans want to talk", Chang tells OneNewsNow. According to reports in the Washington Post and other United States media, Yun went to see Warmbier immediately after arriving in Pyongyang on the morning of June 12, accompanied by two doctors.

Author: 0 Kohli taking nothing for granted against 'dangerous' Bangladesh

Young offie Mosaddek Hossain leads Bangladesh's wicket tally this ICC Champions Trophy with just three. Now India return to Edgbaston where they launched their title-defence with a 124-run thrashing of arch-rivals Pakistan . The entire team joined in chorus and they uploaded the video on facebook , which acquired millions of hits. Taking the attack to India's bowlers comes with its own disadvantages but Bangladesh coming in with a "nothing to lose" attitude might just help them ...

Author: 0 Jadhav strikes for India in Champions Trophy semi-final

These days, players like Shakib Al Hasan , Tamim Iqbal , Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah and Mortaza are established names even to the average cricket fan - and icons to kids in Bangladesh . There have been some dark days since then: They went almost five years (May 1999-March 2004) without a victory in one-day cricket, a run that took in 45 losses and two no results because of washouts.

Global Media Verizon Closes Yahoo Deal, Announces Layoffs
Author: 0 Verizon Closes Yahoo Deal, Announces Layoffs

The two companies had then reportedly agreed to change the final acquisition price to $350 million less than the original offer of about $4.8 billion. Verizon has combined these assets with its existing AOL business to create a new subsidiary, Oath , a diverse house of more than 50 media and technology brands that engages more than a billion people around the world.

Author: 0 Afghan soldier kills three U.S. troops in shooting

Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed on Twitter that four U.S. soldiers were killed in the attack. "We will release more information when appropriate", Douglas High, a spokesman for Operation Resolute Support, told The Washington Post .

Author: 0 Schumer invites Trump to testify before Senate

At a congressional hearing session on Thursday, Comey accused Trump of trying to block a probe into ties between former national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russian Federation. Kasowitz is expected to file a complaint with the Justice Department inspector general next week, according to a person close to the legal team who agreed to speak before the filing on condition that the person's name is not used.

Author: 0 Trump still doesn't believe Russian Federation interfered in the election

Mueller , who was appointed to lead the FBI investigation into Russia's alleged ties to the 2016 United States presidential election , briefed Senators on Wednesday on his work. The Washington Post Wednesday evening reports Mueller "is interviewing senior intelligence officials as part of a widening probe that now includes an examination of whether President Trump attempted to obstruct justice , officials said".

Author: 0 Nets Run With Rumor Trump Is Looking to Fire Special Counsel Mueller

The move by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III to investigate Trump's conduct marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on [alleged] Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin.

Author: 0 Building blaze traumatized London firefighters, commissioner says

David Collins, former chairman of the Grenfell Tower Residents' Association, said the building's management had failed to listen to residents' calls for improvements on fire safety. The cause of the fire is not yet known. At least 12 people have been confirmed after the fire ripped through the high-rise apartment block near Notting Hill as residents slept Wednesday morning.

Author: 0 'He Could Have A Short Temper': Acquaintance Of Alexandria Shooting Suspect

President Donald Trump , who often vilifies political opponents in his own rhetoric and tweets, took the high road Wednesday, saying: "We may have our differences, but we do well, in times like these to remember that everyone who serves in our nation's capital is here because, above all, they love our country".

Global Media GOP shooter apparently volunteered for Bernie Sanders campaign
Author: 0 GOP shooter apparently volunteered for Bernie Sanders campaign

Details are coming in about the suspected gunman in a shooting at a congressional baseball practice in Virginia Wednesday, who apparently volunteered for a presidential candidate's campaign a year ago. Members described Scalise dragging himself roughly 15 yards away from second base, where he had been playing, and lying there until the shooter was neutralized, at which point some of them ran to assist him and apply pressure to the wound until he could be evacuated.

Author: 0 Search for escaped inmates expanding as it enters 3rd day

He urged anyone who sees them to call 911 immediately. The stolen Honda Civic was recovered near the scene of the house burglary on Wednesday afternoo. Corrections officials have not said how the pair managed to get through the normally locked door of the inmate compartment. About 30-40 minutes later, the camera showed them driving past in the pickup, Sills said.

Author: 0 Sturgeon 'won't be rushed' into referendum decisions

Sturgeon has said she wants to "reflect" on the SNP's loss of MPs at Westminster. The SNP's new Westminster leader, Ian Blackford, today indicated the party will shift its focus from demanding an independence vote to trying to shape Brexit - and keep Scotland in the single market.

Author: 0 PA Businesses Condemn Withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord

David Ige (D) said at a press conference on Tuesday, ahead of signing the two bills into law. " Climate change is real, regardless of what others say". Tek Vannara, executive director of the NGO Forum, said that Trump's "protectionism" would badly affect countries like Cambodia and urged the United States to reconsider the move.

Author: 0 Robert Mueller investigating Donald Trump for possible obstruction of justice

Democrats have prodded the conversation toward the idea of GOP campaign collusion with Russian Federation. Any suggestion to the contrary, he said , was "an appalling and detestable lie " and "secret innuendo". The then-acting deputy attorney general was Comey's direct supervisor, and if he had concerns about Sessions staying involved in the Russian Federation investigation, Sessions said he should've brought those concerns to her attention.

Author: 0 London inferno extinguished; firefighters search for victims

Authorities say the death toll is expected to rise, but they haven't been able to provide a specific figure for the number of people missing. A total of 37 people are still being treated in hospital, with 17 in critical care, NHS England said in a statement.

Author: 0 DC shooter campaigned in the Quad-Cities for Sanders

Hodgkinson, 66, a resident of Belleville, Illinois , filled his Facebook page with screeds against Trump and a year ago against Hillary Clinton , the Democrat who won the nomination but lost the general election to Trump. He died from injuries following a shootout with Capitol Hill police at the scene in Alexandria , Virginia, outside Washington , DC, on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Theresa May to lose Prime Minister's seat

Originally, the Prime Minister had scheduled the talks for 19 June , "but officials in Brussels were braced for a delay", says the Guardian . Chancellor Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon and Brexit Secretary David Davis have all been kept on in their roles.

Author: 0 DUP leader slams 'hyperbole' over gay rights policy

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May will meet with a Northern Ireland-based party to see if they can together push through the Conservative Party's agenda after a disastrous snap election left her short of a majority in Parliament. It comes after Mrs May told Tory MPs: "I'm the person who got us into this mess and I'm the one who will get us out of it". "That is why we're ready to start very quickly".

Global Media Trump 'being investigated for obstruction of justice'
Author: 0 Trump 'being investigated for obstruction of justice'

The former FBI director testified that he believes Trump fired him because of the Russian Federation probe and that the President pressured him to drop an investigation into Michael Flynn. A spokesman for Trump's lawyer did not refute the notion that Trump was under examination, but decried what he said were leaks that the led to the story.

Author: 0 London high-rise fire death toll rises to 17

Pray for rapid healing those who have been injured and for the courageous emergency services who have cared for victims throughout the night. People trapped inside called friends and loved ones. "There's two options, they can either regenerate these blocks or knock them down..." "As member for equalities and inclusion on East Sussex Fire Authority, I visited a tower block where a fire had recently occurred".

Author: 0 12 killed as inferno tears through 24-storey tower

A photograph taken by Peter Nicholls showed May walking with a group of firefighters, with a fire truck nearby. Smoke was still wafting out of the blackened shell of the Grenfell Tower on Thursday where specialist search teams faced hazardous conditions as they scoured the wreck, with external cladding still falling from the building.

Author: 0 US consumer prices slipped 0.1 percent in May

The cost of goods and services for American consumers fell in May for the second time in three months as inflation continued to recede from a recent high-water mark. Food prices rose for a fifth straight month. The Retail Price Index (RPI), a separate measure of inflation which includes council tax and mortgage interest payments, also surged to 3.7 per cent from a rate of 3.5 per cent in April.

Global Media IS claims it's taken bin Laden's Afghan hideout of Tora Bora
Author: 0 IS claims it's taken bin Laden's Afghan hideout of Tora Bora

The push and capture of the giant cave complex that once housed al-Qaida's chief would be a major scoop for the Islamic State group in its rivalry with the Afghan Taliban . "Those areas around Tora Bora were a Taliban stronghold, but now Daesh militants captured them during fighting", the police commander in the area, Shah Wali, told Reuters, using an Arabic term for ISIS.

Global Media Polygamous sect leader captured after year on the run
Author: 0 Polygamous sect leader captured after year on the run

The details of his capture were not immediately available. The FBI is expected to hold a news conference in Salt Lake City on Jeffs' arrest Thursday afternoon. Jeffs fled from his Salt Lake City home - where he was under house arrest - on June 19 of a year ago while awaiting trial for his alleged involvement in a multimillion-dollar food stamp fraud case.

Global Media Trump faces obstruction probe
Author: 0 Trump faces obstruction probe

In his compulsion to defend himself on Twitter , Trump admitted that he is under criminal investigation. Mueller had cleared Comey to testify last week . After Mr Comey's testimony, Mr Trump said he had been vindicated because his former FBI director confirmed telling Mr Trump on three occasions that he was not under investigation.

Global Media Cold War! This Hilary Clinton's clapback at President Trump is everything
Author: 0 Cold War! This Hilary Clinton's clapback at President Trump is everything

While speaking at Recode's Code Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California on Wednesday, former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton explained why she lost the 2016 presidential election. Hillary then claimed Trump won because he had inherited a better data operation (which provides demographic info on voters) from the Republican National Committee - a statement that's absurd on its face because the Republicans LOST the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections.

Global Media #TaxiStrike: Education department says keep kids at home
Author: 0 #TaxiStrike: Education department says keep kids at home

Large parts of the city and major transport routes were affected‚ including the N1 highway at the Allandale off-ramp in Midrand‚ the N12 and Soshanguve Highway. "While it is everybody's constitutional right to demonstrate, this has to be done within the ambits of the law", the statement said. Parents in South Africa's economic hub of Johannesburg have been asked to keep their children at home from school "for their own safety" after a protest by minibus taxi drivers turned violent.

Author: 0 Singer Adele pays visit to Grenfell Tower fire site

Speaking from the scene, as family and friends of Grenfell residents continued the desperate search for information about the whereabouts of their loved ones, Mr Cundy said: "There are still a number of people who are receiving treatment in hospital".

Author: 0 United States agreed to sell F-15 jets to Qatar

The $12 billion agreement was completed by Qatari Minister of Defence Khalid Al Attiyah and his United States counterpart, Jim Mattis, in Washington on Wednesday, according to Qatar News Agency (QNA). Kalin said a Turkish military base in Qatar , set up before the regional spat, was established to ensure the security of the whole region and did not pose any military threat to any other country.

Global Media Melbourne siege: 3 police shot, 1 dead
Author: 0 Melbourne siege: 3 police shot, 1 dead

A woman was held hostage by a suspect who was later shot dead by police in a volley of gunfire in the apartment block. Australian police yesterday shot dead the man who had taken the woman hostage and said they were investigating whether the incident was terror-related.

Global Media Dramatic video captures sounds of gunfire at congressional baseball practice
Author: 0 Dramatic video captures sounds of gunfire at congressional baseball practice

Law enforcement has identified the shooter as James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, according to a federal law enforcement sources. In recent months, Hodgkinson had reportedly been living in Alexandria , Virginia. Mika is a former aide to Michigan Republican congressman Tim Walberg. Despite the shooting, the annual congressional baseball game will go ahead Thursday as planned at Nationals Park.

Author: 0 Tillerson: US committed to 'One China' policy, also Taiwan

Trump has repeatedly and openly doubted the veracity of the assessment. Moscow denies any such activity, which Trump has dismissed as sour grapes by the Democrats he defeated. The package is to be added to a bill imposing penalties on Iran that the Senate is now debating. At a committee hearing, he also defended President Donald Trump's plans for steep reductions in US spending on diplomacy and foreign aid.

Author: 0 May's policies to blame for London block fire: Corbyn

A sign at Notting Hill Methodist Church where items are being collected to assist people affected by the fire that engulfed the Grenfell Tower on Wednesday. "There is still a number of people who are receiving treatment in hospital". "The last time I spoke with them was at 1.45". The first of "multiple" emergency calls is made to the London Fire Brigade.

Global Media Hot With Storms Possible Across NE Oklahoma
Author: 0 Hot With Storms Possible Across NE Oklahoma

All models do agree on the best chance for widespread rain will be Saturday night due to a cold front vs weak disturbances for tonight and Friday night . We're getting very close to heat advisory criteria for part of northeastern Oklahoma. The Storm Prediction Center has much of central Kansas - including the Wichita metropolitan area - in a slight risk for severe weather.

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