Author: 0 London towers being evacuated over fire safety fears: authorities

British officials have conducted tests on some 600 high-rise buildings across England after fire ravaged the Grenfell social tower block in west London on June 14, killing at least 79 people in the capital's most deadly blaze since World War Two.

People Johnson: Senate bill doesn't address health care costs
Author: 0 Johnson: Senate bill doesn't address health care costs

Fixing the bill to save Medicaid's expansion theoretically wouldn't convince any of them to change their vote, while further cuts could alienate other so-called "moderate" Republicans like Heller. Paul said on NBC News' "Today". Many Republicans oppose the group because it provides abortions, the AP said. "It isn't any one factor but it's all of those factors put together that will influence my decision", Sen.

Author: 0 Brussels train station attack: Minister says assailant has been identified

But he says he could not give a name other information yet due to current investigations. The quick shooting of an attacker who tried to detonate a nail bomb and shouted " Allahu akbar " at a Brussels train station averted fatalities, officials said Wednesday, as Belgium increased security measures around the country.

People North Korea Denies Torturing Otto Warmbier
Author: 0 North Korea Denies Torturing Otto Warmbier

North Korea said Friday that the death of Otto Warmbier , a 22-year-old American imprisoned in the country for 17 months, is a "complete mystery" to them. A long line of mourners formed in the early hours of the morning for Warmbier's funeral, held at the high school from which he graduated in 2013. Speaking early today to assembled reporters across the street from Wyoming High School, US Senator Rob Portman of OH highlighted the community support that the Warmbier family has received ...

People EC disqualifies MP's water resources minister Narottam Mishra over paid news
Author: 0 EC disqualifies MP's water resources minister Narottam Mishra over paid news

Mishra was accused of filing wrong accounts of election expenditure. "MP Minister Narottam Mishra disqualified for three years by poll panel for paid news in elections". Aam Aadmi Party has also demanded for the resignation of MP minister. In this case, the money spent on paid news wasn't shown in the account. The EC noted that the common man gives more credence to news in newspapers than to advertisements of political parties and hence the publication of advertisements in the garb of ...

Author: 0 Qatar Airways seeks 10 pct stake in American Airlines

The U.S. airline giant also added in its regulatory filing that anyone who intends to buy over 4.75% of the company must gain board approval, but it has yet to receive any such request. Qatar Airways look to acquire a stake in American Airlines . Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is now American's third-biggest shareholder, at 10 percent.

Author: 0 Trump on Jeh Johnson testimony

It took until October for Johnson and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper to issue a public statement confronting Russian Federation . "Secretary Johnson says DNC rebuffed the help offered". He says it's not acceptable for the government to keep the full scope of the attacks secret. The vice chairman of the committee, Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), expressed frustration at the witnesses, however, when they refused to disclose the states that had been hacked.

People Arab states issue 13 demands to end Qatar crisis
Author: 0 Arab states issue 13 demands to end Qatar crisis

The Maldives and Libya later joined the countries that have isolated Qatar. It comes almost three weeks after Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , Yemen, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt imposed a tight blockade on Qatar, their neighbour in the Gulf.

People North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death
Author: 0 North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death

While his family asserts the boy "brutalized" by the "pariah" regime, doctors have found no signs of physical trauma, nor have they found evidence to support North Korea's claims that he developed a rare form of food poisoning. He was sent home last week suffering from brain damage and in what USA doctors called a state of unresponsive wakefulness. North Korea released him last week for what it described as humanitarian reasons and he died on Monday in a U.S.

People Mourners Remember Otto Warmbier At Hometown Funeral
Author: 0 Mourners Remember Otto Warmbier At Hometown Funeral

North Korea said he had contracted botulism and that it was releasing him on "humanitarian grounds". They say he suffered a "severe neurological injury", the most likely cause of which was a cardiopulmonary arrest that had cut the blood supply to the brain.

Author: 0 Dettori's advice bears fruit for Doyle in Gold Cup

Nevertheless Caravaggio could take on older horses for the first time in next month's July Cup at Newmarket for which he is already as short as 11-10. The quick ground will be much more to his liking and he can finally start to make the progress his three-year-old campaign suggested was possible with the freshness having been knocked off him.

People Macron's party buries French establishment
Author: 0 Macron's party buries French establishment

Major results of all available exit polls showed that LERM won up to 33.5 percent of votes, ahead of the conservatives which collected between 20.8 percent and 22 percent. Kathleen Brooks, research director at City Index, said: "The euro is starting to look strong and stable: it has growth, subdued political risk, and a potential wavering European Central Bank on its side".

Author: 0 Kovind's name chosen with an eye on Dalit votes, says Uddhav Thackeray

The Sena, which is seen as the BJP's natural ally due to the Hindutva agenda had supported incumbent Pratibha Patil over the BJP's Bhaironsingh Shekhawat in 2007 as she was a Maharashtrian. "If we suggest a name of the candidate then they ( opposition ) will think that the name has already been finalised". "Uddhavji told him that he will convene a meeting of the party leaders to arrive at a decision and convey our answer to him in one or two days", he said.

Author: 0 Mueller And Comey Not As Close As Trump And Others Suggest

Trump wrote on Twitter on Thursday, a day before the deadline, that he did not know if there were recordings of his conversations with Comey, but he did not make or have any such recordings. "But Robert Mueller is an honorable man and hopefully he'll come up with an honorable solution". But the episode exhausted Trump's defenders and aides, who for weeks have been dodging questions about the recordings.

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Author: 0 Trump reiterates "I didn't tape" James Comey

Asked by "Fox & Friends" if the threat "was a smart way to make sure he stayed honest", Trump agreed, responding, "It wasn't very stupid, I can tell you that". Trump in his revelation did not specify who he thinks of, but he appears to have questioned the integrity of the deputy state attorney Robert Rosenstein , another man of the justice ministry.

Author: 0 Confed Cup hosts Russia face decisive match against Mexico

Watch a preview of the Mexico-Russia showdown in the video below. The All Whites' display against Mexico made a lot of people at this tournament sit up and take notice - who is this team from the bottom of the world pushing the North American champions to the limit? - and Santos was keen to emphasise that point.

People Fadnavis announces ₹34000 crore farm loan waiver
Author: 0 Fadnavis announces ₹34000 crore farm loan waiver

After the farmers' 11-day strike earlier this month , the CM had said loans up to Rs 1 lakh would be waived. In a major development, the Maharashtra government has announced one of the biggest loan waiver scheme for farmers. However, he said, the state had still taken the bold decision in the interest of farmers. There are 83 per cent of the farmers who fall in this category and it will cost the state exchequer Rs 25,000 crore.

People Report details Obama administration's struggle with Russian election interference
Author: 0 Report details Obama administration's struggle with Russian election interference

The Post's report said members of the CIA had presented its findings to Obama and a number of his senior aides at that time, prompting Obama to secretly authorize intelligence members to plant cyber weapons in Russian Federation infrastructure, which was considered the "digital equivalent of bombs that could be detonated if the United States found itself in an escalating exchange with Moscow".

People Militants attack CRPF convoy in Srinagar, 1 killed and 2 injured
Author: 0 Militants attack CRPF convoy in Srinagar, 1 killed and 2 injured

The entire area has been cordoned off by the security forces and search is underway to nab the attackers. The injured have been shifted to hospital for treatment. In a freak incident at the shootout site, the rifle of a local policeman went off accidentally, injuring a CRPF trooper and a policeman. The traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway from Pantha Chowk route was suspended after the attack.

People Police Carry Away ACA Repeal Protesters From McConnell's Office
Author: 0 Police Carry Away ACA Repeal Protesters From McConnell's Office

Though he lauded its passage in a Rose Garden ceremony, Trump last week privately called the House measure "mean" and called on senators to make their version more "generous". McConnell introduced draft text - crafted behind closed doors among a small circle of lawmakers and aides - of the Senate GOP bill in a private meeting with Republican senators on Thursday morning.

People French journalist dies after landmine blast in ISIS-besieged Mosul
Author: 0 French journalist dies after landmine blast in ISIS-besieged Mosul

Smoke from an explosion rises during fighting against Islamic State militants in the old city of Mosul, Iraq, Friday, June 23, 2017. "Véronique Robert died this morning in France, surrounded by her boys". "They offer their most honest condolences", the head of the news department said in a statement. In comments on his Twitter account RSF secretary-general Christophe Deloire lamented too many foreign correspondents killed on the front line.

Author: 0 Trump and Republicans don't want Nancy Pelosi to go

A group of younger House Democrats is leading the charge, saying that the party faces an uphill battle to take back the majority in the chamber as long as Pelosi is the party's public face. The National Republican Congressional Committee said that internal data shows linking Pelosi to the Democratic candidate in Georgia helped the GOP win, according to Business Insider .

Author: 0 Ram Nath Kovind NDA's Candidate for President

Asked whether the party would support Kovind, he had said "That also will be decided by (party) general secretary". He has said that the JD (U) will convey their decision at the meeting in Delhi on June 22. "We are not merely part of opposition unity but the initiator". The biggest plus point of all for the political parties to support him as the President Candidature is, that he is being praised for constituting a judicial inquiry or commission to investigate irregularities in promotion ...

Author: 0 US warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

Spicer said the us has the right to defend its coalition partners. The U.S. and Russian Federation established the line after Russian Federation entered Syria in September 2015 to support Assad to avoid deconflict operations and avoid unintentional conflict.

People Some Dems Want Pelosi Out as House Minority Leader
Author: 0 Some Dems Want Pelosi Out as House Minority Leader

She has been a great leader, but like every leader, time immemorial, it's time for people to know when to go. Rep. Tim Ryan , who unsuccessfully ran against Pelosi in November for the House leadership post , also attended Rice's meeting.

Author: 0 Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader

Vela's comments come after he and several Democratic colleagues met privately Thursday afternoon to discuss ousting the house minority leader. Their action plan: Keep talking. And until we're transported back to that time, women like Pelosi are perceived as threats, the enemy. "People in OH don't grab me about Russian Federation at all when I'm home", Ryan said.

People Israeli warplanes target 2 Syrian tanks over spillover cross-border fire
Author: 0 Israeli warplanes target 2 Syrian tanks over spillover cross-border fire

Syrian state-run news agency SANA reported several people were killed in the Israeli strikes. "Due to the unacceptable breach of Israeli sovereignty, an official protest has been filed with UNDOF", the IDF added. Syria and Israel are still technically at war. Israel seized 1,200 square kilometres of the Golan from Syria in the 1967 Arab-Israeli war and later annexed it.

People Talks between UK PM May's Conservatives and Northern Ireland's DUP restart
Author: 0 Talks between UK PM May's Conservatives and Northern Ireland's DUP restart

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks outside 10 Downing Street after an attack on London Bridge and Borough Market left 7 people dead and dozens injured in London , Britain, June 4, 2017. The two parties have key differences that overshadow the prospect of a minority government. "While there is further to go, if there is one outcome of the election we can all welcome, it is most surely this: that today we have the most diverse and representative Parliament in our history".

Author: 0 To face flood threat by storm Cindy

As of 5 a.m. Friday, no flood watches or warnings have been issued for the midstate. So there are many reasons to think Cindy will bring us a period of showers starting Thursday evening and extending as late as Saturday morning, but that it will not bring the Roanoke and New River valleys and Southwest Virginia extreme flooding that often occurs here with the inland remnants of tropical systems.

People Black off-duty St. Louis officer shot by white officer
Author: 0 Black off-duty St. Louis officer shot by white officer

A black off-duty St. Louis police officer was shot by a white on-duty police officer from the same department who apparently mistook him for a fleeing suspect, according to a statement from the St. But there have been several notable instances over the years in which an officer mistakenly shot a colleague. It is unclear whether his shooter was placed on administrative leave.

Author: 0 Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

Hodgkinson did not have any ties to terrorism. He was "running out of money", unemployed, and looking for a job, while his 30-year marriage "was not going so well ", Slater said. Most visits were between 6 and 7am. At times, he went to the unit daily and sometimes more than once. On the morning of the attack, he arrived at 6:23 a.m.

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia sights moon, declares Sunday Eid-el-Fitr Day

Muslims in the United States, UK, Canada and European countries rely on moon sighting announcement by Sauid Royal Court. What is IFtar and Sehr? Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset and also abstain from smoking and sex during daylight hours throughout Ramadan .