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Author: 0 London fire death toll hits 30, but dozens missing

One day on, details are slowly emerging - here's everything we know so far. Cundy said police had started a criminal investigation but there was nothing to suggest "that the fire had been started deliberately". "The tragedy at Grenfell Tower has left a number of local people in need of urgent assistance", a spokesman for the three royals at Kensington Palace said.

Author: 0 May to meet Northern Ireland parties amid DUP deal concerns

Major's main warning , however, in an interview that was unforgiving in its assessment of May's planned deal with the DUP, was on implications for the Northern Ireland peace process. "An agreement to restore devolved power-sharing government in Stormont must be reached by the 29 June deadline", he said. A source close to the party said on Saturday that the deal between the DUP and May's Conservative Party was likely to steer clear of social issues such as abortion and gay rights and focus ...

Author: 0 Injured Capitol Police officer throws out first pitch in emotional moment

Patrick Meehan of Pennsylvania. But, he had a friendly baseball jab for the Democratic squad after a lopsided contest: "We won't be as nice next year!" A sign in the crowd spelled out: "ONE FAMILY". The score wouldn't move again, and after seven innings, the Democrats emerged victorious. There were reports of death threats being called in to congressional Democrats and Republicans alike.

Global Media Trump won't invoke executive privilege on Comey testimony
Author: 0 Trump won't invoke executive privilege on Comey testimony

The requests to unmask the names of Trump associates underwent the same stringent evaluations that U.S. privacy laws and intelligence regulations require for all such applications, and they produced nothing out of the ordinary, said the four officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

Global Media Belmont Stakes Racing Festival handle exceeds $124 million
Author: 0 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival handle exceeds $124 million

After securing his second career Kentucky Derby with Always Dreaming and losing the Preakness two weeks later, the super-trainer had two entries in the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes . Lookin at Lee, the only horse to compete in all three Triple Crown races, finished seventh at the Belmont. The connections of Always Dreaming and Preakness victor Cloud Computing elected not to run.

Author: 0 Auto makers unshaken by Trump's move on Paris accord

The decision to not join the G7 commitment to climate change comes almost two weeks after President Trump said he would pull the United States out of the Paris climate deal. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers farewell remarks to State Department employees at the State Department in Washington. Grass covers the round table where environment ministers sit at the opening of a two-day G7 summit on the environment, in Bologna, Italy, Sunday, June 11, 2017.

Author: 0 Shivraj begins fast for peace, farmers launch counter-protest

The district was on the boil after five people were killed in police firing during protests on Tuesday by farmers who are seeking loan waiver and higher prices for the farm produce among other things. Another BJP leader and member of parliament Meenakshi Lekhi said that the BJP always stood by the farmers while the opposition has never done anything apart from cribbing about the situation.

Author: 0 Scalise remains in critical condition after shooting

The GOP leader was "as critical as you can be" when he arrived at the hospital, Sava said . Scalise, the Majority Whip, was shot in the left hip at a baseball field in Alexandria, Va., as he practiced for the annual congressional baseball game.

Author: 0 Document says Trump hotel brought in nearly $20M

President Donald Trump arrives at the White House in Washington , Friday, June 16, 2017 , after speaking about Cuba policy in Miami. When he became president, Trump turned over the reins of his business empire to his two sons and a senior executive and placed his assets in a trust controlled by the executive and Donald Trump Jr .

Global Media John Major warns against Tory deal with DUP
Author: 0 John Major warns against Tory deal with DUP

Mrs Foster, who travelled to Westminster for talks with the Tories on Tuesday, said she hoped a deal could be reached sooner rather than later. The ceremonial event features the Queen's Speech, where the monarch sets out the British government's legislative programme for the coming year.

Global Media Korea trip off to uncharacteristic low-key start
Author: 0 Korea trip off to uncharacteristic low-key start

Hours after Rodman arrived in the capital, North Korea released 22-year-old USA student Otto Warmbier from a 15-year sentence of hard labour. Otto Warmbier (WORM'-bir), who had been serving a 15-year prison term, was freed and evacuated from North Korea on Tuesday, as Rodman arrived in the reclusive country.

Global Media Associated Press Claims Pentagon May Send 4000 More US Troops To Afghanistan
Author: 0 Associated Press Claims Pentagon May Send 4000 More US Troops To Afghanistan

All six USA servicemembers who have been killed in action this year were supporting anti-ISIS operations in the restive Nangarhar province. This article has been updated . But the number of troops in those countries is actually higher because additional forces on temporary assignments lasting fewer than 180 days are not counted as part of the official FML.

Author: 0 DUP agreement will end 'no deal' Brexit talk

The leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) says talks with the UK Prime Minister Theresa May to support a new government are going well. With Brexit talks set to start in Brussels on Monday, former prime minister Mr Cameron said Mrs May would have to change her approach as a result of the election.

Author: 0 DC shooting has brought some much-needed unity to Congress

Jack Sava , the director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital Center , said Friday . He told Inside Edition he is only anxious about Republican Congressman Steve Scalise , who was shot in the hip and left with critical injuries. The congressman's risk of death was now substantially lower, because doctors have controlled the bleeding, and his vital signs have stabilised. Prior to the update on Scalise's medical condition, an aide read a statement from Scalise's wife, ...

Author: 0 Deputy AG: 'Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations'

He declined to say whether he thought Trump sought to obstruct justice, saying that would be up to Mueller to sort out. President Donald Trump is being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice , United States media reports say.

Global Media Trump keeps much of Obama's Cuba policy
Author: 0 Trump keeps much of Obama's Cuba policy

USA cruise operators and airlines could lose around $712 million in annual revenues if the Trump administration fully reinstates restrictions on travel, Washington lobby group Engage Cuba said in a recent report. Refusing to negotiate domestic reforms in exchange for US concessions is perhaps the most fundamental plank of Cuba's policy toward the U.S. Foerster was killed during a gunfight after a traffic stop on the New Jersey Turnpike in 1973.

Global Media Official talks on Brexit to start Monday
Author: 0 Official talks on Brexit to start Monday

But May's predecessor, David Cameron, said there would be pressure after last week's surprise for a "softer" Brexit that gave greater priority to a close trading deal with the EU. "It's going to be hard, there's no doubt about that, but perhaps an opportunity to consult more widely with the other parties on how best we can achieve it", he said.

Author: 0 Government says it has been "crystal clear" on approach to Brexit negotiations

For Brussels , a concern with starting talks on such models would be that Brexit supporters might end up blocking them, raising the risk of time running out to get any deal: "Would you". The department for exiting the European Union says it has been "crystal clear" about its approach to the Brexit negotiations. She has since said the timetable will remain unchanged but there is growing pressure on her to moderate the government's approach and favour maintaining close ties with the European ...

Author: 0 Qatar Airways calls on United Nations body to declare Qatar measures illegal

Qatar, which imported 80 per cent of its food from bigger Gulf Arab neighbours before the diplomatic shutdown, has also been talking to Iran and Turkey to secure food and water. "We are stopping the funding of terrorism", he said during a photo call with cabinet officials. Russia's President Vladimir Putin has warned in a phone conversation with the king of Saudi Arabia that the blockade against Qatar by its neighbours would make it harder to reach a peaceful end to the war in Syria.

Author: 0 Iran's Parliament speaker vows 'serious' response to US Senate bill

Eight others have been arrested in the Alborz Province in connection with the attacks, according to reports by state news agencies. Thousands of people gathered on the streets of Tehran as Iran held funeral ceremonies for the victims of twin attacks that killed 17 people earlier this week.

Author: 0 Ordeal of US student in N.Korea, now in coma, 'terrible thing'

Otto Warmbier , sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for "anti-state" crimes that amounted to trying to steal a poster from a hotel, learned this lesson the hard way. "U.S. citizens in the DPRK are at serious risk of arrest and long-term detention under North Korea's system of law enforcement", the State Department travel warning reads , "This system imposes unduly harsh sentences for actions that would not be considered crimes in the United States and threatens US citizen detainees with ...

Author: 0 Ireland's First Openly Gay Prime Minister Seeks Abortion Expansion

Varadkar qualified as a doctor from the prestigious Trinity College, Dublin , and was first elected as a councillor at the age of 24 and took a seat in the Dail in 2007. She said their constituency was the "most diverse part of Ireland " with a huge population from all over the world. Mr Varadkar secured the backing of a majority of the party's elected representatives earlier this month.

Author: 0 Protests in London erupt at town hall over high-rise fire

The investigation team will be drawn together from detectives from across the Metropolitan Police, led by Detective Chief Inspector Matt Bonner of the Homicide and Major Crime Command, and will establish if a crime was committed before confirming what caused the tragedy .

Global Media London inferno toll now 30, set to rise even further
Author: 0 London inferno toll now 30, set to rise even further

The Royals' donations came amid criticism towards Theresa May - who has since launched an official public inquiry into the incident - after she failed to meet with survivors of the tragedy . "You have to be prepared to receive people's emotions, and not be so frightened about people", former Conservative cabinet minister Michael Portillo told the BBC .

Author: 0 Brexit negotiations to start on June 19

The UK Government wants the talks to take place in parallel during the Brexit process but both sides have made finding a solution to the issue of citizens' rights a priority. Sinn Fein, the SDLP and Alliance have all made clear Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire can not chair the ongoing process to restore powersharing at Stormont due to their perception he has a conflict of interest.

Author: 0 Cuba rejects 'hostile rhetoric' of Trump

They're there to "enhance contact with the Cuban people, support civil society in Cuba, or promote the Cuban people's independence from Cuban authorities", according to a document released Friday by the Office of Foreign Assets Control. Supporters expressed appreciation for Trump's emphasis on human rights in Cuba, despite his lack of interest in the human rights situation in other countries, such as Saudi Arabia.

Author: 0 Trump scraps Obama-era program protecting undocumented parents

The DHS statement , issued Thursday night, erases an Obama-era policy that would have protected the undocumented parents of USA citizens or legal residents. A quick lesson on Or Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The program applies to immigrants who have been in the US since 2007, were under age 16 when they arrived and were under 31 as of 2012.

Global Media Northern Ireland captain Steven Davis 'shocked' to receive 'huge honour' of MBE
Author: 0 Northern Ireland captain Steven Davis 'shocked' to receive 'huge honour' of MBE

Rory Best has dedicated his OBE to the people at his local rugby club he believes have helped him carve out a distinguished global career. "I'm just so surprised and humbled; it's such a massive honour", he told Press Association Sport. The author, who is also marking two decades since the publication of the first book in her best-selling Harry Potter series, is honoured for services to literature and philanthropy.

Author: 0 Theresa May Wants Answers About The London Apartment Tower Fire

But fury has grown in the local community at what people say is the slow response from authorities to the fire and a failure to inform families and friends about the fate of loved ones. She returned to the site today, this time meeting victims and residents, but was met with cries of "coward" and "shame on you" as she left under heavy police escort.

Global Media Theresa May called a 'coward' after meeting Grenfell fire victims
Author: 0 Theresa May called a 'coward' after meeting Grenfell fire victims

Meanwhile, the police have said that some of the dead, from the devastating blaze may never be identified, as officers warned that the painful process of retrieving the victims could take months. Khan told the prime minister Friday that residents were increasingly angry, distraught and frustrated because the government and local authorities had not done enough to help them or to answer questions about dead or missing loved ones.

Author: 0 Officer who shot Philando Castile found not guilty

Yanez faced charges of second-degree manslaughter and two counts of reckless discharge of a firearm in the July 2016 death of Castile during a traffic stop. He was seatbelted and doing as he was told, when he was shot by Officer Yanez who fired 7 shots into the vehicle where my 4-year-old daughter and I also Saturday.

Author: 0 President Trump Reveals He Is Being Investigated

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who appointed Mueller last month, testified Tuesday he has seen no evidence of good cause to fire Mueller . Trump has furiously railed against leaks coming out of his administration and the intelligence community since he took office. Comey was later sacked, with Trump acknowledging that the Russian investigation was on his mind when he chose to dismiss him.

Global Media Trump announces changes to Obama-era Cuba policy
Author: 0 Trump announces changes to Obama-era Cuba policy

President Trump unveiled plans Friday to re-institute travel and business restrictions with Cuba , reversing yet another Obama administration policy. "Today, a new president lands in Miami to reach out his hand to the people of Cuba". However, Trump is also expected to maintain diplomatic relations and to continue allowing United States airlines and cruise ships to run services to the island.

Global Media Trump 'considering' firing Mueller, friend says
Author: 0 Trump 'considering' firing Mueller, friend says

Mueller was appointed special counsel after Trump fired former FBI director James Comey , who was heading up the investigation . On PBS Monday Ruddy said he personally thinks "it would be a very significant mistake" to fire Mueller "even though I don't think there's a justification" for a special counsel.

Global Media North Korea a 'clear and present danger', US defence secretary warns
Author: 0 North Korea a 'clear and present danger', US defence secretary warns

Speaking at the dialogue, Asia's premier security forum, Mattis said the threat from North Korea was "clear and present" and that Pyongyang had increased its pace of pursuing nuclear weapons. Mattis said that he agreed with Chinese President Xi Jinping's comments in April that North Korea's nuclear issues can be resolved only if all sides live up to their responsibilities.

Author: 0 Protesters storm town hall after London fire

Families searching for information about their loved ones have, meanwhile, blanketed the area near the tower with posters searching for answers. "They were crying for help and writing help on the windows". Bhupinder Singh, one British Sikh volunteer handling donations, said, "It is times like this that the best of our community comes out". The newspaper said Friday that Omnis Exteriors manufactured the aluminum composite material used in the cladding.

Author: 0 Police fear some victims of London tower fire may never be identified

It was reported yesterday that the product to used to modernise the exterior of the 24-storey Grenfell Tower during an £8.6m refurbishment completed a year ago was Reynobond PE - a composite material known as ACM consisting of a layer polyurethane plastic sandwiched between two thin sheets of aluminium.

Global Media Woman who urged friend to kill himself found guilty of manslaughter
Author: 0 Woman who urged friend to kill himself found guilty of manslaughter

He added that she knew what condition he was in and yet didn't call 911 or Roy's family. Carter , who was 17 at the time of Roy's death, now faces up to 20 years in prison. Healy , Chief Legal Counsel for the Massachusetts Bar Association. Following Roy III's death, Carter set up a fundraiser for mental health awareness in her late boyfriend's name and also wrote about suicide prevention on her Facebook timeline, according to the Sun Chronicle .

Author: 0 Israeli police officer critically injured in Jerusalem stabbing, 2 attackers killed

The officer was identified as Chief Sergeant Hadas Malka , a 23-year-old resident of the community of Azar in southern Israel, police spokeswoman Luba Samri said . According to Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth, two Palestinians opened fire on a group of border police stationed on East Jerusalem's Sultan Suleiman Street, while a third Palestinian stabbed a 22-year-old border policewoman near the Old City's Damascus Gate.

Author: 0 Trump submits financial disclosure detailing trust assets

The Trump International Hotel Washington D.C., which opened in September, listed hotel-related revenue of $19.7 million, according to the form. That means it includes income from the first three months of his presidency, a period in which his newly opened Washington hotel became an attraction for his supporters and for foreign diplomats, while his Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida, doubled its members' annual dues to $200,000.

Author: 0 Eoin Morgan vows England will stay true to beliefs after Pakistan heartbreak

Just another 10 runs were added to England's total with Hasan Ali being the pick of the bowlers as he claimed three wickets for the cost of 35. "It was not over confidence". The next major world tournament is the 2019 World Cup , also hosted in England . "You guys have been thrashed fair n square by Pakistan ", Younis tweeted.

Global Media Online juggernaut Amazon buying Whole Foods
Author: 0 Online juggernaut Amazon buying Whole Foods

For Amazon , the Whole Foods acquisition does more than just leapfrog over the technical difficulties it has had in implementing its grocery plans. So what's leading to all this pharmaceutical heartburn over a grocery-retail deal? Even before buying Whole Foods , Amazon had invested heavily in its food delivery business.

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