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Police consider manslaughter charges over deadly London tower block blaze

Police consider manslaughter charges over deadly London tower block blaze Ms Gould added: "We realise that this is hugely distressing for everyone affected and we will be doing all we can, alongside the London Fire Brigade and other authorities, to support our residents at this hard time". Tests are being carried out on the cladding at Durham House, in the city centre, to see if it is a fire risk. "We are looking at every criminal offense from manslaughter onwards", D... [Full Article...]

Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals

NEW YORK (AP) - Markelle Fultz is still expected to be the No. 1 pick, though the destination has changed. Teams are free to trade their picks, and many have done so in advance of Thursday's draft. "They went great", he said. It is rare for a player to come into the National Basketball Association with the ability to adequately defend four different positions when they are on the floor. [Full Article...]

Iran holds annual anti-Israel rallies, displays missiles

Iran holds annual anti-Israel rallies, displays missiles Iran also displayed three surface-to-surface ballistic missiles, including the Zolfaghar — the type that Iran used this week to target the Islamic State group in Syria . Reformist sites posted videos showing hardliners shouting "down with liar" and "down with the American cleric". In one video, Rouhani's security guards rushed him into his auto while others prevented demonstrators from... [Full Article...]

North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ICBM

North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ICBM North Korea however did not publicise details of the test; it is usually quick to do so with successful ones. On Friday a South Korean military official told local news service Newsis the army is "keeping a close watch" on the development and that it is investigating the plausibility of an intercontinental ballistic missile engine test. [Full Article...]

JK: Two Army jawans martyred in Pak's BAT attack in Poonch sector

JK: Two Army jawans martyred in Pak's BAT attack in Poonch sector An area domination patrol was targetted by armed intruders and in the exchange of fire, one was killed. Pakistan's Border Action Teams (BAT) comprise heavily armed terrorists and are supported by the country's army . It is known for intruders to carry out attacks on patrolling soldiers along the LoC and mutilate their bodies. It is the same Krishna Ghati sector where the Pakistani BAT had b... [Full Article...]

Pelosi tries to reassure Dems after Georgia loss

She won 52 percent of the vote to Trump's 48 percent last fall. In fact, in all four special elections - including a surprisingly close race in SC also on Tuesday - Democrats outperformed Hillary Clinton in 2016, and they really only tried hard in one of them ( Georgia ). [Full Article...]

Where is this wave of anti-Trump backlash we were promised?

The GOP has now won all four special House elections ( Kansas , Montana , Georgia , and South Carolina ) after incumbents took jobs with Trump . "And I'm not sure that that's there yet". After that win and the win in South Carolina, Trump said his party is "5 and 0" when it comes to special elections. [Full Article...]

Seattle officer in fatal shooting: 'I don't have a taser'

Seattle officer in fatal shooting: 'I don't have a taser' In it, screaming and what sounds like jostling can be heard, with officers repeatedly saying "Hey, get back". Police confirmed Lyles' children were inside the housing at the time of the shooting, and are now being cared for by family. Pastor Kenny Isabell said Monday that Charleena Lyles was a pregnant mother of four children and wasn't a violent person. On the audio, the woman and the... [Full Article...]

After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching

In a Tuesday night tweet , Trump congratulated Handel and said "we are all very proud of you!" By a margin of 52 percent to 48 percent, the former Georgia secretary of state defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff , a political newcomer who sought to wrest control of a suburban Atlanta district that has elected Republicans to Congress since the 1970s. [Full Article...]

US shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria

Sunday's downing of a regime plane and an incident this month when an American jet shot down a pro-regime drone illustrate the line's limitations. The Russian-US communication channel to prevent mid-air incidents over Syria is in operation, a spokesman for the headquarters of Operation Inherent Resolve, which is being conducted in Iraq and Syria by a group of countries led by the US, informed ... [Full Article...]

Congressman Shot Is Still in Critical Condition But 'Excellent Recovery' Possible

Although Scalise was able to talk while lying injured on the ball field, he had gone into shock by the time he was transported by helicopter to the hospital and arrived "in critical condition with an imminent risk of death", Sava said. "So we all owe Steve a big, big thank you", Trump added. More than $1 million has been raised for charity through the Congressional Baseball Game , its host or... [Full Article...]

Amit Shah to meet 'opposing' ally Uddhav Thackeray

State BJP president Raosaheb Dance was also kept out. On Saturday while speaking to newspersons over the Chief Ministers remarks on "mid-term polls", BJP president Amit Shah argued that what Fadnavis meant was that if the mid-term polls are forced on us (BJP) then we (BJP) are ready to fight. [Full Article...]

Record-breaking congressional election headed for photo finish

Record-breaking congressional election headed for photo finish He had called that outcome as a "victory for the ages". They argue Ossoff's near-win in the first round already bodes well for Democrats running in other suburban districts where Republicans don't start with such a fundamental advantage. The company has produced documentaries into mass killings and sexual slavery by ISIS, and a corruption investigation on judges in Ghana. "Since participating ... [Full Article...]

US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria

US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria It is the fifth time in the past month the USA has struck at forces allied with the Syrian government in the area. Boeing F-15E Strike Eagle intercepted and destroyed an armed UAV controlled by "pro-regime forces", which had been threatening US -backed forces fighting in Syria on June 8. [Full Article...]

An unusually scorching summer solstice

An unusually scorching summer solstice It is very popular for people to gather around the famous Italian Stonehenge in Wiltshire to celebrate the first day of summer and longest day of the year in European countries. In fact, the Earth is actually closest to the Sun during northern winter (in early January) and farthest from the Sun in northern summer (in early July). [Full Article...]

BRICS summit highlights climate change, trade, terrorism

BRICS summit highlights climate change, trade, terrorism South Korean Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said in her speech that the recent terror attacks in the world, including in BRICS countries, make it necessary for South Africa to re-emphasise that terrorism in all its forms and from whichever quarter can not be condoned. [Full Article...]

Helmut Kohl Died on 16 June

Helmut Kohl Died on 16 June MOSCOW (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin says former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl played a key role forming his outlook on the world. Most importantly, Kohl presided over a dramatic period of peaceful change in which Communist-run East Germany - a principal victim of the lack of a post-second world war peace agreement and the consequent division of Germany - was merged expensively b... [Full Article...]

Trump may 'terminate' Russian Federation probe's Mueller says president's pal

Trump may 'terminate' Russian Federation probe's Mueller says president's pal Senior administration officials batted down the notion that Trump was considering firing Mueller after Christopher Ruddy , the CEO of Newsmax Media and a friend of the president's, alleged that he was during an appearance on " PBS Newshour " Monday. [Full Article...]

Take greater responsibility for your people, UN refugee chief tells South Sudan

Almost 750,000 people fled that fledgling country past year. The UN hopes that recorded on Monday a record number of IDPs will force rich countries to think again on that not just to take more refugees , but also work to restore the world. [Full Article...]

Trump Lashes Out At Investigators After Reports Of Obstruction Of Justice Inquiry

According to a new poll from the Associated Press and the University of Chicago's NORC Center for Public Affairs Research , 61 percent of Americans surveyed believe Trump has tried to impede or obstruct the FBI's investigation into his campaign, while just 37 percent said they believe Trump hasn't tried to impede or obstruct the investigation. [Full Article...]


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