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by | June 21, 2017 | 06:47

The death toll from a fire that ravaged a London tower block last week has risen to 79, police said on Monday, as the government tried to show it was improving its handling of a tragedy that has angered the public. At least 30 people were killed in Wednesday's inferno at the Grenfell Tower, while dozens of others are missing. Engineering experts and fire safety specialists believe the building's exterior cladding may have quickly fueled the blaze, overwhelming fire protection devices.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:49

Scalise, the third ranking member of House Republican leadership, was among six people who were injured after a gunman opened fire Wednesday in Alexandria, Virginia, during a Republicans' early-morning practice ahead of a charity baseball game.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:46

Rand Paul , R-Ky., said it would be "a non-starter" if the developing bill's subsidies are as large as Obama's. "I would have liked to have a more open process and have committee meetings". "This person has not seen anything". They are not allowed to even see it. "Most Republicans don't have a clue as to what's in this legislation, let alone Democrats, let alone the average American", fumed Senator Bernie Sanders.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:44

On that day, a man later identified as the attacker approached Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC in the parking lot of the Alexandria, Virginia, ballfield, asking him, "Excuse me, sir, who's practicing today, Democrats or Republicans?" as Duncan recalls the encounter.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:43

Earlier this year, British Prime Minister Theresa May gave Trump a formal invitation to visit London this October. London Mayor Sadiq Khan has urged the British government to call off Donald Trump's scheduled visit to the UK. Trump took aim at Mayor Sadiq Khan , London's first Muslim mayor, by twice taking to Twitter to slam Khan's statement after the attack that Londoners had " no reason to be alarmed ".

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:44

The person did not disclose the names, but said those listed had been briefed. According to Hodgkinson's social-media history and other reports , he expressed broad dissent against Trump and Republican policies. Scalise, of Louisiana, underwent surgery Wednesday night to fix a broken hip and another procedure to stem heavy bleeding. Sava said he told Scalise's family that "I am not declaring victory until he's playing ball in his back yard with his family".

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:41

Also in May, two men allegedly molested a nurse at Sohna Adda Chowk in the Millennium City, about 300 metre away from the police commissioner's office. "She has been sent for medical examination". Police said the woman, hailing from Bharatpur in Rajasthan, was living in Sohna town here with her relatives in a rented accommodation.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:42

A traffic police officer deployed at Bengaluru's Trinity Circle on Saturday won hearts of the city and the netizens alike for deftly making way for an ambulance even as a convoy of the President of India was to pass through a busy junction.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:37

Scalise was shot Wednesday morning as a gunman sprayed bullets into a GOP congressional baseball practice. Scalise was awake at the scene of the shooting - a baseball field in Virginia where congressmen were practicing for the Congressional Baseball Game - but by the time he arrived at the hospital he was in shock.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:31

So far 126 hotel places have been found for residents of Grenfell Towers and Grenfell Walk. The images, captured by a specialist police recovery team working alongside colleagues from the London Ambulance Service and the London Fire Brigade, show homes completely destroyed, with deep layers of ash and charred rubble covering the floors.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:30

Warmbier's parents have told USA media that he was medically evacuated from North Korea in a coma. The university student, who had been on a tourist trip, was sentenced to 15 years hard labor, a punishment the United States decried as far out of proportion to his alleged crime, accusing the North of using him as a political pawn.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:29

So was host Chris Wallace, whose refusal to let the attorney, Jay Sekulow , get away with contradictory statements about the investigation led to a tense back-and-forth. Sekulow joined Trump's personal legal team, which includes Marc Kasowitz, Trump's go-to lawyer for years on both personal and business matters; Mark Bowe, who works with Kasowitz; and newly hired John Dowd, a well-known DC-based attorney.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:31

Rowe and DuBose had been on the run since early Tuesday morning when they allegedly shot and killed two corrections officers in Georgia while they were being transferred to another facility by a transport bus. Deputies spotted the auto and chased it for 20 miles (32 kilometers) at high-speed, Tennessee Highway Patrol spokesman Lt. Bill Miller said. Sills had described the fugitives earlier as "dangerous beyond description".

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:30

McCain says, "We all know that the Russians tried to interfere in our elections". "While I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi & China to help with North Korea , it has not worked out", Trump wrote in a tweet. His comment could signal he is ready to play hardball with the Chinese, or at last send a message to China that the United States feels they are not coming to the table with a strong hand due to their continued trade with North Korea.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:28

As Mr Mueller builds his legal team, Mr Trump's allies have begun raising questions about the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's impartiality, suggesting he can not be trusted to lead the probe. WASHINGTON ― With talk circulating that President Donald Trump might try to fire the head of the investigation into ties between his 2016 campaign and Russia, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) offered his endorsement of special counsel Robert Mueller and recommended that ...

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:32

A Syrian jet was shot down by a USA warplane on Sunday in an area close to Raqqa which is now held by the Islamic State . Syrian President Bashar Assad has vowed to recapture all Syrian territory lost during the nation's civil war, Ford noted in an email.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:31

Naturally, many news organizations took the tweet as confirmation of a Washington Post story that the Russian Federation election probe "now includes an examination of whether President Trump attempted to obstruct justice". "No", Sekulow said, "The context of the tweet, I just gave you the legal theory, Chris, of how the Constitution works". The two leaders of the panel have both been frustrated that key witnesses have testified before the Senate intelligence committee - rather ...

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:30

Gian Singh, an economics professor who headed the team that undertook farmers' debt survey in 2014-15, also called it a welcome but an "insignificant' waiver and said a lot more was required to be done in this direction". However, Sukhwinder Singh Sekhon, Secretary of Punjab Kisan Sabha, said the organisation was happy with the government decision, and hoped it would be implemented properly.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:26

A 48-year-old male suspect was arrested at the scene, according to London Metropolitan police , who said the investigation into the incident was ongoing. Veerhad Lie Shur (ph), a local artist, said he arrived 10 minutes after the attack. People in Finsbury Park remain scared and many in the wider city on edge.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:25

Osborne's neighbours in Pentwyn said that over the weekend, he had called a 12-year-old Muslim an "inbred" and was thrown out of a local pub for getting drunk, "cursing Muslims and saying he would do some damage". One man died at the scene, but police are still investigating if the death is directly related to the van attack . "I just screamed." She further added that her son is not a terrorist but a "man with problems".

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:22

But Jay Sekulow, part of Trump s legal team, said the president was writing about reports of an investigation, not an actual probe. Trump left yesterday with his wife and young son to spend the weekend at Camp David for the first time, and is scheduled to return to Washington late today.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:24

A spokesman for the Hamilton County coroner says Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco's (LAK'-schmee sam-MAHR'-kohz) office has accepted the case of Otto Warmbier , who died Monday in a Cincinnati hospital. Trump said he had spoken with Warmbier's parents, telling reporters in the Oval Office that it was "incredible what they've gone through". U.S. Sen.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:23

The same day, Trump, speaking at a Rose Garden news conference, called the blockade "hard but necessary" and appeared to reinforce his backing for the Saudi view of Qatari culpability. To date, the administration's messaging on the crisis has been inconsistent. Doha shares good diplomatic ties with Iran. The ownership of the gas field and the resulting wealth from oil exports is pretty much shared between the two countries.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:22

As of the 5 p.m. advisory, the tropical storm was located about 125 miles southeast of Trinidad and had an 80 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone over the next 48 hours. However, residents all along the Gulf Coast are being urged not to focus on the exact track of the storm. The storm will push closer to the coast on Wednesday.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:19

Trump's narrow win sparked optimism among Democrats that the district, where almost 60% of residents have a college degree, could flip as part of the political realignment around the president's upset victory in 2016. He voted for Jon Ossoff. While individual donors may not have shown Ossoff level support for Handel, she has benefited from support from outside groups.