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5-year-old boy identified as victim in London inferno

Cladding panels are often added to the exterior of buildings to insulate them and, particularly in the case of ageing tower blocks, to improve their external appearance. A spokesperson said: "We take matters such as fire safety very seriously and keep up to date fire risk assessments for the buildings for which the council has management responsibility and ensure that any building works comply wit... [Full Article...]

PM Modi leaves for Netherlands after concluding US trip

He said Europe is India's biggest trading partner and 20% of India's export to Europe enters through the Netherlands. Modi, on his fifth visit to the United States since becoming prime minister in May 2014, thanked Trump for a warm welcome. [Full Article...]

PM Modi leaves for Netherlands after concluding United States trip

PM Modi leaves for Netherlands after concluding United States trip Trump thanked the Indian people for their "contributions to the effort in Afghanistan, and for joining us in applying new sanctions against the North Korean regime". "We also discussed worldwide issues and our common strategic interests in this country", he said. Before the meeting began, Mr Trump described Mr Modi as a "true friend". [Full Article...]

Mattis: New Afghanistan strategy coming 'mid-July'

Mattis: New Afghanistan strategy coming 'mid-July' Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, the committee chairman. Another facet of that strategy is President Donald Trump's decision in early May to arm the Syrian Kurds , Mattis said . In written testimony to lawmakers ahead of a hearing on the Pentagon budget , Mattis said North Korea is increasing the pace and scope of its nuclear weapons program that leader Kim Jong-Un has stated will one day be capa... [Full Article...]

Narendra Modi has been a 'great prime minister', India doing very well

Mr Modi had some choice barbs for China, which of late has appeared to overcome its differences with the Trump administration over trade disputes and North Korea's nuclear ambitions. Addressing a small audience at the White House following a bilateral meeting with senior members of their administrations, Trump said both the United States and India have been affected by the "evils of terrorism"... [Full Article...]

N Ireland party signs deals to support UK Conservative gov't

N Ireland party signs deals to support UK Conservative gov't THE BILLION POUND DEAL for the Tories to gain votes from the Northern Irish DUP has caused consternation from political leaders in Scotland and Wales over a lack of equal funding. "This Tory-DUP deal has not been done in the national interest but in the interest of @ Theresa_May and the @Conservatives' own political survival", Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn tweeted. [Full Article...]

Boston man found guilty of murder in 'Baby Doe' case

Bond, who admitted to lesser charges as part of a plea agreement , will be sentenced on Thursday, but is not expected to receive prison time beyond what she has already served. "Justice for Bella", the child's godmother said outside court. McCarthy's lawyer said Bond was the killer. The jury had been deliberating in McCarthy's case since June 20. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court revives parts of Trump travel ban order

The six countries targeted by Trump's order are Iran, Libya, Somalia , Sudan, Syria and Yemen. That is likely to be subject to interpretation and litigation. However, the Court said that such relationships can not be established for the objective of avoiding the travel ban . "We will keep those traveling to the United States and partners in the travel industry informed as we implement th... [Full Article...]

Redstone Arsenal on lockdown after active shooter reported

Redstone Arsenal on lockdown after active shooter reported A possible emergency situation is underway at Redstone Arsenal near Huntsville, Alabama. Installation is locked down. Redstone announced the situation in a morning tweet. Redstone Arsenal is located in Madison County, Ala., which is south of Huntsville near the Huntsville International Airport. Check back here for updates on this developing story as new details become available. [Full Article...]

Israel Says Officer Stabbed, 3 Attackers Shot in Jerusalem

Palestinian terrorists murdered Staff-Sergeant Hadas Malka , a 23-year old Border Policewoman, in a terror attack in the Old City of Jerusalem on Friday night. The Shin Bet internal security agency identified the three perpetrators as Braa Salah, born in 1998, Adel Ankush, born in 1999, and Asama Atta, born in 1998. [Full Article...]

Trump scrambles for GOP health votes; budget score looms

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is insisting on a vote this week before lawmakers leave town for the July 4th recess. So, what questions do you have about what this bill means for you, your family or your doctor? "I would not bet against Mitch McConnell ", his House counterpart, Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Ohio, told reporters. [Full Article...]

US Navy holds memorial service for 7 sailors killed in crash

US Navy holds memorial service for 7 sailors killed in crash Pacific Fleet Commander Admiral Scott Swift said, according to the statement. In a report to the Japanese owners of the ACX Dainichi Investment Corporation Captain Ronald Advincula said the USS Fitzgerald steamed suddenly across its path and ignored warning lights, Reuters reported. [Full Article...]

Budget office sees 22 million fewer covered with Senate bill

Several Republican senators had already signalled before the CBO report came out that they would not support a the health care repeal bill , plunging the viability of the Senate's attempts into doubt. In an analysis of the Senate draft, the CBO said the number of Americans who would be uninsured by 2026 under the Senate bill would be 49 million. [Full Article...]

Former Inter coach de Boer is Crystal Palace coach

Former Inter coach de Boer is Crystal Palace coach Crystal Palace appear to not be able to distinguish the difference between new manager Frank de Boer and his twin brother Ronald. De Boer takes over from Sam Allardyce, who resigned from his post at the end of lasts season having ensured Palace's Premier League survival. [Full Article...]

New details on first US jet shoot down in 15 years

New details on first US jet shoot down in 15 years The U.S. needs now to delineate the lines of advance for Syria's Kurds, and to talk to the Russians, Syrians and Iranians. Officials also said that the shot Iranian aircraft was the same type of drone that a USA warplane had shot down June 8 after it attacked US -backed fighters in southern Syria. [Full Article...]

Thousands turn out for funeral of murdered Muslim teen

Thousands turn out for funeral of murdered Muslim teen DC Fire said they responded to the call at 8:30am and discovered what remained of Hassanen's remembrance. Darwin Martinez Torres , a 22-year-old from El Salvador suspected of being in the US illegally, was jailed without bail on a murder charge after the girl's body was pulled from a pond near his apartment. [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court agrees to hear NJ sports betting case

New Jersey wants to legalize sports betting - and will make its case before the Supreme Court. The decision will allow New Jersey to argue that its attempts to allow betting on sports does not violate a federal law that sought to stop the spread of legal sports gambling. [Full Article...]

World mayors urge G20 leaders to 'save the planet'

World mayors urge G20 leaders to 'save the planet' President Donald Trump, a Republican, announced on June 1 that he was pulling the United States out of the 2015 worldwide agreement for reducing polluting emissions. The Paris agreement calls for keeping average global warming below two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels, and at 1.5 Celsius if possible. [Full Article...]

Trump and Modi share hugs, promise closer ties in White House meeting

Trump and Modi share hugs, promise closer ties in White House meeting Senior administration officials who prepared Trump for Monday's meeting said Trump was aware of the delicate balance with India and Pakistan , but would look to treat the 1.3 billion person country like the defense ally it is, including by selling the kind of "technology that the United States provides to its closest allies and partner". [Full Article...]

White House says Syria may be preparing another chemical attack

President Trump responded by ordering strikes against the Syrian military with Tomahawk missiles, launched by US ships in the Eastern Mediterranean against the Shayrat air base, where the USA said the planes that carried out a chemical weapons attack had originated. [Full Article...]


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