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Residents refusing to evacuate Camden tower blocks told they 'must leave'

All samples of cladding sent in from tower blocks around the country have so far failed combustibility tests, the Government has admitted. On Friday, police said that manslaughter charges could be brought over the Grenfell inferno, after finding that the fire started with a faulty fridge and the building's cladding had failed safety tests. [Full Article...]

Disability advocates, many in wheelchairs, arrested during protest at McConnell's office

Disability advocates, many in wheelchairs, arrested during protest at McConnell's office There are provisions in this draft that represent an improvement to our current health care system but it does not appear this draft as written will accomplish the most important promise that we made to Americans: to repeal Obamacare and lower their health care costs. [Full Article...]

South Korea to scrap building new nuclear power plants

South Korea to scrap building new nuclear power plants Moon said the decommissioning of the Kori-1 reactor was the starting point to go toward a nuclear-free, safe South Korea, vowing to foster renewable energy sources such as solar and wind powers and LNG power plants. South Korea is also one of the few countries that have exported its nuclear reactor technology, an area once seen by some of its construction companies as a new cash cow. [Full Article...]

GOP won more votes but not consistently in districts

An Associated Press analysis shows that congressional districts drawn by Texas' Republican-controlled Legislature helped the party gain almost four extra U.S. "It's become a little bit of a hard sell with our larger majority because we have a lot of people who have not served in the minority", Torr said. The next round of redistricting will be after the 2020 census, and it could be a very diff... [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn gets rock star welcome at Glastonbury Festival

It comes as Mr Corbyn is already in Somerset for an appearance on the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival. The UK Labour leader was received like a rock star on the festival's main stage. But one, arguably more so than the others, has been the figurehead of a major resurgence in left-wing politics. He said the United States president is determined to add to existing global problems... [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump forced to give testimony in shoe designer suit

Ivanka Trump forced to give testimony in shoe designer suit Trump must testify in Washington D.C., where she now resides, and her deposition must be submitted by October, wrote Forrest. Trump has the option to complete the deposition in Washington. Trump stopped selling another shoe model similar to an Aquazzura design after the Italian company complained, according to the lawsuit. In her three-page ruling, Judge Katherine Forrest said she agreed wit... [Full Article...]

Israel launches air raid on Syria in response for fire: army

Israel launches air raid on Syria in response for fire: army Rebels including hardline Islamist factions fought the Syrian army on Saturday in Quneitra province, bordering the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, Syrian state media and a war monitor reported. Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman warned that the regime would continue to "suffer the consequences" of any attack on Israel emanating from its territory. [Full Article...]

Police officer beaten to death in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Police officer beaten to death in Indian-controlled Kashmir Pandit was seen moving in suspicious circumstances by some people near Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area at 12.30 am. What has shocked people about his killing is that he was killed during the holiest night of the Islamic calendar - "Shab-e-Qadr". [Full Article...]

Black off-duty St. Louis officer shot by white officer

Black off-duty St. Louis officer shot by white officer The crash reportedly took place just outside the home of an off-duty police officer, who came out to help. The Post-Dispatch reported that police are calling the incident an example of " friendly fire " due to the suspects from the auto chase firing at police. [Full Article...]

Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader

Adam Schiff, D-Calif. "They keep winning and we keep losing". Trump's tweets , old and new, left many perplexed about whether there was motive or strategy behind the whole affair. Pelosi was a central figure in the millions of dollars in ads Republicans ran against Ossoff, even though Ossoff had never even committed to supporting Pelosi as Minority Leader. [Full Article...]

South Korea wants North Korea to host some 2018 Winter Olympics events

South Korea wants North Korea to host some 2018 Winter Olympics events The International Olympic Committee has revealed that the organization is open to a collaboration between South and North Korea at next year's Olympic Games. The comments which directly means that both Nations will field one hockey team would help in making the Olympic in South Korea a peaceful Olympics. [Full Article...]

North Korea's Foreign Ministry Launches Website

North Korea's Foreign Ministry Launches Website North Korea's iron exports to China continue to buck the downward trend, despite also being restricted by United Nations resolutions. In a White House meeting with visiting Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko, Trump criticized the way Warmbier's case was handled in the year since his arrest, appearing to assail both North Korea and his predecessor, U.S. [Full Article...]

Top aides talked Trump out of firing Mueller

What's more, in order to accomplish that wrecking operation, the president would probably have to fire Rod Rosenstein , the deputy attorney general who entrusted the Russian Federation investigation to Mueller after Atty. Clinton herself, that would be a bit disturbing", Graham said. Meanwhile, a chorus of Trump supporters, from former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich to commentator Ann Cou... [Full Article...]

Former Colts coach Frank Kush dies at 88

Former Colts coach Frank Kush dies at 88 Photo Kush in April 2015 at the Arizona Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Scottsdale, Ariz. Kush coached 129 college players who made it in the pros. Kush became an assistant coach at Arizona State in 1955 under former Spartan assistant coach Dan Devine. His 1970 team was 11-0, and the 1975 squad went 12-0, capped by a 17-14 Fiesta Bowl victory over Nebraska, and finished a program-b... [Full Article...]

Pro bono panel extended to Finsbury Park attack

One elderly man, who had collapsed moments before the van appeared, was pronounced dead at the scene, although police have not yet confirmed whether he died as a result of the attack . His sister, Nadia, 10, said she and her grandmother also heard Osborne using the same word while in his garden. Witnesses described hearing him shout: " I'm going to kill all Muslims ". [Full Article...]

Otto Warmbier funeral: thousands gather to mourn 'profound loss'

In first official response to student's death, North Korea says Warmbier's passing after return to United States is a "mystery" On June 23, the North Korean government released its first official response to the death of Otto Warmbier , an American student detained by the North who returned to the United States in a coma and died just six days later. [Full Article...]

Facing Putin, Trump will confront complex swirl of controversy

Facing Putin, Trump will confront complex swirl of controversy Obama and many of his senior advisors have publicly defended their handling of the investigation. "By the way", Trump tweeted on Thursday , "if Russian Federation was working so hard on the 2016 election, it all took place during the Obama Admin". [Full Article...]

Home sales rose in May but buyers face sharply rising prices

Home sales rose in May but buyers face sharply rising prices Making matters worse, rents have also been on the rise, which means it's harder for potential buyers to save up for a home in the first place. That's up 7.4 percent since May 2016. Condo sales were up 8 percent to 11,538 units. Individual investors, who account for many cash sales, purchased 16 percent of homes in May, up from 15 percent in April and 13 percent a year ago. [Full Article...]

Wyoming Grizzlies Released from Federal Protection

Wyoming Grizzlies Released from Federal Protection The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will take grizzlies off the Endangered Species list by late July. Federal officials are taking Yellowstone grizzly bears off the list of "threatened" species , saying there enough bears now to stabilize the population in the years to come. [Full Article...]

USA warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

While the U.S. military's shootdown of a Syrian jet on Sunday was a rarity in modern warfare, the first in 18 years, it was not an isolated incident. The drone was armed and was allegedly prepared to make an attack on USA forces. On several occasions in recent weeks, warplanes of the USA -led coalition have also struck pro-government forces to prevent them advancing from the Al Tanf garrison i... [Full Article...]


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