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German city evacuating high-rise found with flammable material

This group will oversee a review of building and fire safety regulatory frameworks with an initial focus on high rise domestic buildings, following the Grenfell Tower fire in London . Insurers IF, ...

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TV host John Oliver calls Trump out for witness tampering

TV host John Oliver calls Trump out for witness tampering

The group, which ran a similar attack against Comey ahead of his testimony earlier this month on Capitol Hill, has emerged as a key pro-Trump organization. "So you never know what's out there, but...

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Fake TIME magazine covers displayed at Donald Trump's golf club locations

Fake TIME magazine covers displayed at Donald Trump's golf club locations

READ: Why Did 3 Journalists Resign From CNN? Its red border is skinnier than that of a genuine Time cover, and, unlike the real thing, there is no thin white border next to the red. The real co...

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Five GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it

Analysts noted that if all Democrats vote against the bill, only two GOP votes would be required to stop it from passing. They'd like to get certain changes. Significantly, President Donald Trump's...

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London tower blocks evacuated over fire concerns

London tower blocks evacuated over fire concerns

Residents clutching children, pets and small amounts of clothing and food emerged from five tower blocks to sleep on air beds in a local sports center after hearing on the news that their buildings we...

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Dozen frustrated Dems face steep challenge to unseat Pelosi

Dozen frustrated Dems face steep challenge to unseat Pelosi

A dozen or so House Democrats met Friday in the office of New York Democrat Kathleen Rice to discuss their options. "I certainly hope the Democrats do not force Nancy P out". The bottom line is th...

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Trump Gives Nancy Pelosi a Backhanded Compliment

Trump Gives Nancy Pelosi a Backhanded Compliment

The Democrat's campaign slogan was "Make Trump Furious", suggesting angry voters should back the Ossoff campaign if they wanted to send a message to the White House. "I don't know how many 'moral...

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain

The forward has been on fire in 2017, playing a leading role as Real Madrid sealed a LaLiga and Champions League double and bagging 32 goals in 32 matches for club and country: 26 in 27 for Real, ...

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Egypt's president ratifies disputed Saudi islands pact

Egypt's president ratifies disputed Saudi islands pact

Opponents of the handover say the islands were first granted to Egypt by a treaty signed between the Ottoman Empire and the British Empire in 1906, at a time when modern-day Saudi Arabia did not even ...

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Five London towers being evacuated over fire safety fears: Authorities

The number of people to have died, including those classed as missing presumed dead, remains at 79. A spokesman for the firm said: "In view of the focus on rain screen cladding systems and the insul...

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Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

Clair County, Ill., Sheriff's Dept., said there was nothing in Hodgkinson's record that would prevent him from legally owning firearms in IL. (St. Staffer Zack BarthZack Barth, a legislative corre...

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Rosenstein Says He Has Seen No Reason to Remove Mueller

Rosenstein said he appointed the special counsel, he thinks it was the right thing to do and "I am going to defend the integrity of that investigation". Gingrich said he is troubled by Democratic don...

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North Korea: US officials seized diplomatic package at JFK

The North Korean delegation was in NY to attend the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the KCNA report said. Does North Korea have a sense of hu...

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US Shoots Down Syrian Air Force Fighter

It said that two hours earlier, forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad attacked SDF fighters in the town of Ja'Din south of Tabqah, "wounding a number of SDF fighters and driving the SDF from the...

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Anger erupts in London as Grenfell protesters take to the streets

Anger erupts in London as Grenfell protesters take to the streets

Frank adds that anger is rising in London about the deaths - for example, a leading tabloid was emblazoned with the headline "Arrest the Killers" while Labour MP David Lammy has said the incident ...

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Protests over Minnesota police shooting result in 18 arrests on freeway

Protests over Minnesota police shooting result in 18 arrests on freeway

Police officer Jeronimo Yanez , who worked in St. Anthony - a suburb of the twin cities - was acquitted Friday on manslaughter charges in the very controversial July 2016 shooting death of Phila...

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For Georgia escapees, end of road is a driveway in Tennessee

Despite the terrible news of the week, including the killing of two prison guards in Georgia and the attempted assassination of Republican congressmen in Arlington, VA on Wednesday it was a good w...

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At least 18 killed in Mogadishu restaurant attack

Gunmen then entered the Pizza House restaurant next door, seizing hostages. The gunmen reportedly spent the night seeking out people still hiding at the venue and shooting them. The building was s...

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Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

Rolling back Medicaid , no matter when it is done, could result in many near-poor people losing coverage. Some who will help determine whether the GOP can pass a bill without any Democratic s...

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Dennis Rodman Says He's On 'Mission' To North Korea

Dennis Rodman Says He's On 'Mission' To North Korea

U.S. Under Secretary of State Thomas Shannon, speaking with reporters in Tokyo after meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's top national security adviser, said Rodman was traveling as a private ci...

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Over 130 killed in B'desh landslides

Over 130 killed in B'desh landslides

According to the Bangladesh Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC), as of 09:00 UTC (15:00 local) on Tuesday June 13, the Halda river at Narayanhat, Chittagong was at 16.75 m (55 ft). General ...

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Senate GOP, Dems agree on new sanctions on Russian Federation

Senate GOP, Dems agree on new sanctions on Russian Federation

In order to become law, the Russia Sanctions Review Act would have to pass the House of Representatives, which has become easy after the bipartisan deal. Imposing more sanctions could lead the Russi...

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Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts

Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts

Either way, his turn on the hot seat is certain to be another closely-watched event in a presidency that has often played out like a reality television series. Intelligence Committee members will also...

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Number of Louth women who travelled to United Kingdom for abortion in 2016

The full report can be read here . In 2016, a human rights committee ruled in favor of Amanda Mellett , an Irish-American woman who claimed that traveling from Ireland to the United Kingdom ...

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Dennis Rodman Making Another North Korea Visit

Dennis Rodman Making Another North Korea Visit

Malaysian investigative authorities also speculated that Kim Jong Nam's meetings with an American male believed to have links with a US intelligence agency may have been behind North Korea's decision ...

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Middlesbrough appoint Garry Monk as new manager

Middlesbrough appoint Garry Monk as new manager

Garry Monk has been tasked with guiding Middlesbrough straight back up to the Premier League after the club named him as manager on Friday. " I've signed for three years but I want to do it in th...

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Korea leader warns North after latest missile launch

On Thursday, the North fired several short-range anti-ship cruise missiles from its east coast in defiance of global sanctions. The short range missiles flew for some 200 kilometres at an altitud...

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Shocking, says Rajnath Singh on Trump's cash-for-climate allegations

Shocking, says Rajnath Singh on Trump's cash-for-climate allegations

The US president said the deal was not tough enough on China and India. · The US could rejoin at any time - Trump's decision is by no means permanent. To protect the environmental from imbalance...

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Gulf crisis: UAE to punish Qatar sympathisers with 15 year jail term

Their "fingerprints are all over the place" in terror funding, Gargash said. Gargash listed a number of terror groups he alleged Qatar had funded, including al-Qaida's branches in Syria and Somalia,...

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Philippines: At least 13 marines killed in battle against Islamist militants

Philippines: At least 13 marines killed in battle against Islamist militants

CHR said the call is in consonance with the call of church, local leaders, and other sectors to prevent further damage to lives and properties in the affected communities. Marawi is on the southern is...

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Intelligence Leaders Testify Before Senate Panel Hearing

Intelligence Leaders Testify Before Senate Panel Hearing

While the intended focus of Wednesday's hearing is the foreign intelligence surveillance law, other senators have said they plan to question Coats , Rogers, Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and ...

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Circling around US embeds, Syrian forces reach Iraq border

The pro-regime forces were struck after entering the deconfliction zone around At Tanf and ignoring repeated warnings to turn back. He then explained that the Iranian Regime forces are effectively t...

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Uber exec fired over India rape probe

Uber exec fired over India rape probe

The memo is part of an ongoing investigation , conducted by law firm Perkins Coie , into 215 instances of workplace transgressions, including sexual harassment , at Uber, according to USA TODAY. Ub...

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Suspected militant Danish Ahmed, seen at Sabzar Bhat's funeral, surrenders

Suspected militant Danish Ahmed, seen at Sabzar Bhat's funeral, surrenders

Danish Ahmed was last seen attending the funeral of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Sabzar Bhat's funeral in Tral, Awantipora. He was a third-year B.Sc student at Doon PG College of Agriculture Scien...

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Germany 'condemns in strongest terms' Iran attacks

Smoke rise from the Iranian parliament building during an attack in Tehran , Iran , June 7, 2017 . Syria has condemned the "terrorist attacks" that targeted the Iranian parliament and the mauso...

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At Least 12 Killed in Iran's Parliament and Khomeini Shrine Attacks

The European Union's Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini in a message offered condolences to the Iranian people over the attacks . The intelligence ministry said there had been a third "terro...

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BC Legislature will be recalled on June 22

BC Legislature will be recalled on June 22

Horgan says Clark's claims about additional costs are unsupported and if she is truly concerned about the project's timeline, she should recall the legislature immediately. elected a minority governm...

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Philippine Police Identify Manila Casino Attacker

The masked man stormed into the Resorts World casino and hotel complex in Manila on Friday with an M4 automatic rifle and a bottle of petrol, before setting alight a number of different rooms in the...

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Goldman Sachs caught up in anti-Maduro protests

But if a newly elected government reneges on its debt obligations, as Borges has threatened to do, the trade could go awry. Fintech didn't respond to a request for comment. "We agree that life there...

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Trump to pull out of Paris climate deal

Trump to pull out of Paris climate deal

Rajoy and Modi agreed to boost bilateral co-operation in the field of combating climate change. Nancy Pelosi, one of the top Democrats in Congress, described the apparent decision as a "stunning abd...

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