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Protesters demand justice after deadly London blaze

Dozens of demonstrators stormed Kensington and Chelsea town hall on Friday afternoon holding placards and shouting "we want an inquest" and " we want justice ". The government also faced questions about failing to act after a similar fire in 2009. Aluminum composite panels have been used to cover the outside of buildings for more than 40 years. [Full Article...]

London fire: 58 missing presumed dead

Property owners in New South Wales could soon be forced to immediately remove flammable cladding from high-rise buildings as part of a crack down after London's deadly Grenfell Tower fire . Some later left the red-brick building near Kensington High Street, a luxury shopping district, but around 30 remained inside in a tense standoff with about 30 police officers and a dozen security guards. [Full Article...]

10 still in critical condition after London fire

British Prime Minister Theresa May is promising a comprehensive package of help for victims of the devastating fire at a west London apartment building. The recovery effort resumed this afternoon, but the police warn it could take weeks for answers to emerge. Ronnie King, the UK's former chief fire officer, told Al Jazeera: "I wouldn't wish to denigrate those who installed the cladding becaus... [Full Article...]

Missing USS Fitzgerald sailors found dead in flooded compartments

President Donald Trump retweeted an update Saturday from the United States 7th Fleet on the ship's status and the search-and-rescue mission, saying: "Thoughts and prayers with the sailors of USS Fitzgerald and their families". He had previously commanded a minesweeper based in Sasebo in western Japan. Most of the more than 200 sailors aboard would have been asleep in their berths, some of whic... [Full Article...]

Six convicted, one acquitted in 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case

Abdul Qayyum Shaikh, an alleged member of Dawood Ibrahim's gang, is the lone accused who was acquitted of all charges. Following the 1993 Mumbai blast case verdict in which six accused, including Abu Salem have been convicted, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said the judgment came as a ray of hope while asserting that the accused should get maximum punishment. [Full Article...]

58 people presumed dead after Grenfell Tower disaster

Queen Elizabeth II visited the scene accompanied by her grandson Prince William . British Prime Minister Theresa May , facing criticism for the government's handling of the disaster, met Saturday with a small group of fire survivors invited to her official residence at 10 Downing Street. [Full Article...]

Philip Hammond: UK must be pragmatic in Brexit talks

Lyons said the European Union has an incentive to strike a mutually beneficial deal as it also faces a number of problems, including youth unemployment, immigration and the Greek debt crisis: "I am optimistic that the talks will begin in an amicable way". [Full Article...]

Virginia Primary: Polls Close in High-Profile Governor Contest

Republican on of his Board of Supervisors endorsed Gillespie but won Prince William County with 60% of the vote. Democrats already hold every statewide office in Virginia, and in the closing days of the primary race, the other four-Governor Terry McAuliffe , Attorney General Mark Herring , and Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine-were stumping with Northam. [Full Article...]

US Republican Steve Scalise shows signs of improvement after shooting

Steve Scalise of Louisiana , lay in critical condition at a local hospital Thursday, some Republicans on the far right suggested that vitriolic rhetoric on the left could be to blame for the attack that put him there. He is the House's No. 3 GOP leader. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., recounted candidate Trump's comments prodding supporters to pummel demonstrators at rallies and ... [Full Article...]

US Navy Ship Members Missing After Collision With Container Ship Off Japan

US Navy Ship Members Missing After Collision With Container Ship Off Japan A total of seven sailors had been missing since Saturday's crash off Japan's coast. The collision had caused flooding in two berthing spaces, a machinery space and the radio room, the Seventh Fleet said. "Once an investigation is complete then any legal issues can be addressed", a spokesman for the United States 7th Fleet said. The other two were being treated for lacerations and bruises, while ... [Full Article...]

US Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

The bullet caused massive bleeding, and damaged bones and internal organs. MedStar Washington Hospital Center Director of Trauma Dr. Jack Sava speaks during a news conference in Washington , Friday, June 16, 2017 , about the condition of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. [Full Article...]

Doctors: Student freed by N. Korea has severe brain damage

Doctors: Student freed by N. Korea has severe brain damage Warmbier , who had embarked on a group tour to North Korea , was detained in January 2016 trying to fly out of Pyongyang International Airport on suspicion of pilfering a propaganda banner. Price said Thursday the Obama administration's efforts secured the release of at least 10 other Americans from North Korea . Warmbier's parents had relentlessly pressed - first behind the scenes and t... [Full Article...]

Rodman returns from "really good" North Korea trip

Doctors treating the 22-year-old said he had suffered extensive tissue loss in all regions of the brain, leaving him unable to speak or communicate with his family. Gratton, who had not previously spoken of the ordeal that saw Warmbier sentenced to 15 years had labor, spoke of the chilling moment the youngster was dragged away by officials as they tried to pass security at Pyongyang airport ba... [Full Article...]

Rep. Steve Scalise Still in Critical Condition, 'Has Improved,' Hospital Officials Say

A huge ovation came from the crowd, which swelled to a record 24,959, when Special Agent David Bailey , one of the Capitol Police officers injured in the attack on Republicans at their ball practice in Virginia, threw out the first pitch . [Full Article...]

Rep. Scalise 'better' but still in 'critical condition,' says hospital

Jennifer Scalise says in a statement that the family is "especially appreciative of the strong outpouring of love and support from our neighbors, friends, from Louisiana and across the country". Scalise's next operation will likely take place in 48 hours, Sava said. Yesterday morning, police say, Hodgkinson fired dozens of bullets at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va., woun... [Full Article...]

A year after Brexit vote, more people view EU favorably

Britain has announced that Brexit negotiations will begin on June 19, despite earlier speculation they could be delayed, as Prime Minister Theresa May is still scrambling to prop up her minority government. "It's absolutely certain that no one will engage with her", a second European Union diplomat told Reuters . In his annual address to City leaders at Mansion House today, Mr Hammond will say:... [Full Article...]

Tory deal may breach Good Friday pact

An agreement to restore devolved power-sharing government in Stormont must be reached by the 29 June deadline. "Everyone fears these talks of a hard border", he said, "but I agree it must be a soft border that will ensure the goods from both countries can move easily between them". [Full Article...]

Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires

Costa said that while investigations are ongoing to determine the cause of the fire, authorities believe that the high temperatures of 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) in recent days may have played a part. Spain has deployed two water-bombing planes to help in the firefighting operations. A number of villages have been evacuated due to the danger but the extent of damage to property ... [Full Article...]

Brexit talks will reportedly begin on Monday despite Britain's political chaos

Days after a crushing electoral result showed May had lost her parliamentary majority, the premier is due to meet with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party in a bid to gain the support of their 10 MPs. Brexit Secretary David Davis will play a key role in negotiations with the European Union, alongside Liam Fox, International Trade Secretary and Boris Johnson, Foreign Secretary. [Full Article...]

Steve Scalise Still in Critical Condition But Improving, Doctors Say

Republican members of Congress played their Democratic colleagues in a charity game on Thursday night at Nationals Park - home of the Washington Nationals Major League Baseball team - with thousands of spectators attending. President Donald Trump , who visited Scalise in the hospital on Wednesday, sent a video message that played at the start of the game. The gunman died from injuries sust... [Full Article...]


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