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London council evacuates tower blocks as fire fallout widens

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These exercises make sure that the emergency plans are robust and that we are prepared to deal with a real-life event or disaster". Camden Council said it chose to evacuate the buildings on the Chalcots Estate after fire inspectors told officials they couldn't guarantee the safety of residents. Read More »

Officer injured in suspected terrorist attack may leave Flint hospital soon

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Prosecutors say more charges could be coming. Fifty-year-old Amor Ftouhi, who carried out the "lone-wolf" attack had entered the U.S. on June 16, FBI special investigator David Gelios told the media. Gelios confirmed that the person who is now said to be committed an act of the terrorism , he was saying the United States killed thousands of people killed in the Middle Eastern countries like Afghanistan, Iraq , and Syria, and this is the prize all American will be paid. Read More »

Petition: Remove Rodman from Hall of Fame

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Chris Volo , Rodman's agent who accompanied the athlete on his trip to North Korea, told ABC News that before they went, "I asked on behalf of Dennis for his release three times". The 56-year-old, who won five National Basketball Association championships as a player with the Detroit Pistons and Chicago Bulls, previously traveled to the communist country in January 2014. Read More »

Police officer beaten to death in Indian-controlled Kashmir

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Jammu and Kashmir police issued a statement, "Another police officer sacrificed his life in the line of duty". The mob pounced on him after some people there identified him as a police officer. "He came out of the mosque in the middle of the night to make a call, some people followed him and asked him questions", police sources said. In another tweet, he added, "Mob violence & public lynching is outside the parameters of our values and religion". Read More »

Pelosi facing party mutiny in the House

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And running simply on an anti-Trump message - like Clinton tried and failed past year - wouldn't work for Democrats in 2018 either, no matter how mired in scandal and controversy over Russian Federation the White House may be. Rep. Seth Moulton , D-Mass., who supported Ryan in the leadership elections, also said it was time for a change at the top, and that this loss - where Democrats poured in tens of millions of dollars only to do worse than Clinton did in the district - "better be a wake ... Read More »

LA-area father arrested on suspicion of killing missing son

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He is being held on $10 million bail at the Clark County Detention Center. Andressian's son was last seen April 21 when he was in the custody of his father. He is expected to be extradited to Los Angeles County. He had originally been arrested shortly after the Aramazd Andressian Jr. went missing, but was later released. Read More »

Otto Warmbier's death 'is a mystery to us,' North Korea says

North Korea claims it is the " biggest victim " after sending an American college student imprisoned for over a year home in a coma, from which he never awoke. Warmbier was buried Thursday in OH, less than a week after he was sent back home in a mysterious coma. Three Americans remain in custody in North Korea. Read More »

Trump and Republicans don't want Nancy Pelosi to go

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Filemon Vela of Texas, who supported Pelosi's bid to keep her leadership seat past year, told Politico . In the closely watched Georgia 6th District race, Democrat Jon Ossoff lost despite $30 million spent to back his bid against Republican Karen Handel . Read More »

Charles Krauthammer: The great Muslim civil war - and us

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The missiles were launched from the Western province of Iran and hit targets in the Deir Az Zor province in Syria . "Their achievement was less than what was reported in the media..." The downing of the drone came on the same day Australia announced it would temporarily suspended airstrikes by its forces in Syria after a USA fighter jet shot down a Syrian jet, and Syrian ally Russian Federation threatened to target planes from the us -led coalition operating in the skies over ... Read More »

Supreme Court to decide on partisan gerrymandering

Senate. The issue of who and how district lines should be drawn is where most experts get stuck. Redistricting occurs based on the results of the U.S. But the Supreme Court on Monday said the 2011 Republican maps should stay in place while the court considers the case . The Republican party now controls a majority of state legislatures and, thus, re-districting in most states . Read More »

United Nations experts due in DR Congo to investigate killings

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The 47-member Geneva forum adopted by consensus a resolution brought by African countries that also called on the government of President Joseph Kabila to cooperate with the team of worldwide experts. In a statement, Mr. Zeid, who has repeatedly called for a probe, said the creation of the investigation is "a step forward in identifying the perpetrators of gross violations and bringing them to justice". Read More »

Three days of mourning declared in Portugal as wildfire kills 61

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In a statement, the Secretary-General said he spoke earlier today with the President of Portugal , Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa , and with the Prime Minister, António Costa , expressing his "deep sadness". "The last thing I told my parents was that I was dying", a resident said. More than 350 soldiers Sunday joined the 700 firefighters who have been working to put out the blaze, schools in the area were closed until further notice and outdoor fires were banned. Read More »

99.66% for electronics course: Delhi University releases first cut-off

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Ramjas College had given highest cut offs previous year. Students looking to get admission in Hansraj College have to get 97.25% in Economics (hons) which is a drop of.75 % from previous year 97.5% in B.Com (hons). Delhi University released First Cutoff on 24th June 2017. The Philosophy (H) course, on the other hand, has risen to 85 from 83 in the first cutoff list, released on Friday evening. Read More »

Pelosi on rumbles for new leadership: 'I'm worth the trouble, quite frankly'

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Congressional Leadership Fund director Corry Bliss told The Washington Times he pauses every morning "to be thankful that the Republican Party still has Nancy Pelosi because Nancy Pelosi is absolutely toxic". BENNETT: Again, that's Congressman Tim Ryan . "I think you'd have to be an idiot to think we could win the House with Pelosi at the top", Rep. Filemon Vela of Texas, who supported Pelosi's bid to keep her leadership seat a year ago, told Politico . Read More »

76ers select Markelle Fultz first overall in the 2017 NBA Draft

At the NBA Combine, Mason was measured at 5-foot-11 - small by NBA standards, even for a point guard. The Sixers acquired the No. 1 pick in a deal with Boston for the third pick, plus an additional first-rounder in either 2018 or 2019. There have been a flurry of trades since the Warriors beat the Cavaliers in the NBA Finals, though most of the moves on draft night were minor. ". I still can't believe it". Read More »

Fate uncertain for Republican health bill

The proposal, worked out in secret by a group led Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , aims to deliver a campaign promise of President Donald Trump by rolling back former president Barack Obama's healthcare law, which has provided coverage to millions of Americans since it was passed in 2010. Read More »

Afghan Commando Wounds Fires On US Troops, Wounds Seven Troops

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One or possibly two attackers were still alive and fighting with police, he said. The Resolute Support mission announced on its Twitter feed that seven US service members were wounded but said there were no USA fatalities. Another Afghan soldier was wounded. USA -led forces invaded Afghanistan at the end of 2001 to oust the Taliban government, which was accused of sheltering Al-Qaeda militants blamed for carrying out the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States. Read More »

DC police say 2 arrests made in Turkish embassy melee case

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Police called it a "brutal attack on peaceful protesters". Speaking in Ankara on Thursday at a dinner to break the Ramadan fast, Erdogan asked: " What kind of a law is this? ". If any are still in the country, they could be expelled if Turkey refuses to waive diplomatic immunity. CHIEF PETER NEWSHAM: If they attempt to enter the United States, they will be arrested. Read More »

White House responds to Comey tape inquiry with Trump tweet

Mr Trump , in the Fox News Channel interview, did not say exactly what he thought had changed about Mr Comey's story. But, when he found out that there may be tapes out there, whether it's governmental tapes or anything else, and who knows, I think his story may have changed. Read More »

Karen Handel Hails Victorious in 6th District After Grueling Election

Despite spending more than US$30 million, Mr Ossoff lost the district by a wider margin than Democrat Hillary Clinton in the presidential election . "Unifying the district is important to me, and I think it's important to be able to govern effectively". "The Ossoff district wasn't one of them. People in OH don't grab me about Russian Federation at all when I'm home", Ryan said . Read More »

Northam, Gillespie win gubernatorial nominations in Virginia primaries

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She said she was leaning toward voting for Northam in the Democratic primary but liked what she heard from Perriello at his town hall last week in Leesburg. Corey Stewart and the only flag he serves under. Gillespie is married now with three children and has worked as a lobbyist and political consultant. Read More »

London council evacuates residents amid fire safety concerns

The London Borough of Camden said it would remove unsafe cladding found on five towers on its Chalcots Estate in northwest London . All through yesterday and as tempers flared at a residents meeting last night called by Housing bosses the council had insisted no residents needed to be evacuated from the five blocks on Adelaide Road. Read More »

Police officer's lynching 'marks new low' in J&K: Rahul

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Relatives of police officer Mohammad Ayub Pandith carry a coffin with his body at his home in Srinagar on June 23, 2017. The deceased DSP was on surveillance and was allegedly clicking pictures of people emerging from the Jamia Masjid , when a mob attacked him. Read More »

Modi-Trump to give new thrust to Indo-US ties

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The offer is still subject to congressional approval. India does not have a formal alliance with the US, but defense ties have intensified in recent years with joint drills between the two militaries and defense sales. "I will also be meeting with CEOs of major Dutch companies and will encourage them to join the Indian growth story", PM Modi said in a Facebook post. Read More »

North Korea denies torturing Otto Warmbier

Department of State learned he had fallen into a coma after contracting botulism . The US doctors had also said that Warmbier's severe brain injury was most likely - given his young age - to have been caused by cardiopulmonary arrest cutting the blood supply to the brain. Read More »

Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader

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The political number crunchers have produced a variety of analyses of the results in the recent special elections in Kansas, Montana, Georgia and SC in an attempt to quantify the two parties' strength in the Trump era. The apparent effectiveness of such attacks alarmed some fellow Democrats, and they show no signs of letting up. The report comes two days after Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff, who ran as a centrist and openly courted Republican voters, was defeated by Republican Karen Handel ... Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting

Scalise had been upgraded to serious condition last Saturday, four days after he was shot in the hip by a gunman in Alexandria, Virginia. SLATER: If you look at his pattern of life and what he was doing on his laptop and social media accounts, there's no indication that that was a list of targets or there was any threats associated with those names on the list. Read More »

White House responds to Comey tape deadline with Trump tweet

Trump responded at that time, via Twitter , that Comey "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" Comey had, in a leak afterwards, recounted a White House meeting he had with Trump in January when he claimed the president asked him to pledge his loyalty. Read More »

Advisers Don't Want Trump Talking About Russia. But He Is

Why didn't they stop them?' the president asked. Hackers with ties to the Russian government successfully altered voter information stole thousands of voter records containing private information during attempts to meddle in the 2016 USA presidential election, Time reported . Read More »

US would welcome effective Syrian effort to defeat IS

It is a major escalation of Iran's role in the war. Two Russian warships and a submarine in the Mediterranean have fired missiles at Islamic State group targets in Syria, the defence ministry said today. The Syrian conflict has transformed from a civil war to a more complex battle involving worldwide players and their proxies. Earlier this week, the ADF said it would suspend operations after Russian Federation warned members of the US -led coalition that any aircraft found west of the ... Read More »

Congress-led opposition names Meira Kumar as Prez nominee

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Nitish, however, exchanged greetings with his Cabinet colleage Ashok Chaudhury and Speaker of Bihar Assembly Vijay Kumar Chaudhury. But this is not about her. If only the opposition had some imagination. But the man (or woman) who occupies the House on Raisina Hill in Delhi, is chosen not so much by personal choice or ideology, but by the logic of complex political arithmetic; by an electoral college of MPs and MLAs, not universal adult franchise. Read More »

Trump admin set to OK surveillance drone sale to India

The drones will significantly enhance the Indian Navy's capabilities to keep an eye on the vast oceans. The Guardian design is a variant of the Predator B drone, equipped with several radar systems specifically useful for maritime searches. Read More »