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Adele Visits Site Of Deadly Building Fire In London

But with many residents still missing, officials expect the death toll to rise. Seventy-four people were being treated in hospitals, 20 of them in critical condition. The cause of the fire is under investigation, and authorities refuse to speculate on what could have started the blaze. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said before that many questions must be answered about safety for the scores of other apartment buildings around the British capital. Read More »

Trump told senators the Obamacare repeal bill he once celebrated is 'mean'


Trump's remarks were a surprising slap at a Republican-written House measure that was shepherded by Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., and whose passage the president lobbied for and praised . BuzzFeed's article said Trump used the phrase "son of a bitch" to describe the pending legislation. Despite the challenges, Vice President Mike Pence assured officials at the Department of Health and Human Services during a speech Tuesday that the Trump administration is committed to an ACA repeal. Read More »

Adele Visits Sight Of Deadly Building Fire In London

Six bodies have so far been recovered from the gutted 24-storey tower, while 11 have been located inside but can not be removed. "Before we do that, we are going to utilise some specialist dog training teams that we have, that will go through the building and the surrounding area looking for any identification of people". Read More »

Death Toll Climbs to 17 In London Apartment Fire


Meanwhile, 44 households were given emergency accommodation after the blaze ripped through the tower on Wednesday. Because parliament will not officially return until the Queen's Speech next Wednesday, members had to gather in Westminster Hall in order to quiz fire minister Nick Hurd and housing minister Alok Sharma on the Government's response to the devastating fire in Kensington, west London . Read More »

Death toll rises to 17 in London apartment block fire

Zeferi Mohamad Zaidel, 38, his wife and two young children, who lived in the Grenfell Tower annexe, were awakened by neighbours who urged them to flee. "We need to ensure that this bad tragedy is properly investigated", the prime minister said from Downing Street after returning from a visit to Grenfell Tower . Read More »

Dow, DuPont Reach Agreement With DOJ


The Justice Department said the planned divestitures would resolve an anti-trust lawsuit filed jointly on Thursday with three state attorneys general over concerns U.S. The agreement is subject to court approval. In the same regard, Dow, headquartered in Midland, Michigan, also has agreed to sell off its global ethylene acrylic acid copolymers and ionomers business, the companies said in a joint release . Read More »

'Staggering' civilian deaths caused by US-led air strikes in Syria


The SDF were closing in on Raqqa for months before launching their offensive on June 6; according to the latest coalition data, 97 percent of coalition strikes are carried out by us aircraft. Human Rights Watch (HRW) on 13 June called on the SDF and the US-led coalition to protect civilian lives. Pinheiro said that if the worldwide coalition's offensive is successful, it could liberate Raqqa's civilian population, including Yazidi women and girls, "whom the group has kept sexually ... Read More »

GOP shooter apparently volunteered for Bernie Sanders campaign


The shooter, James Hodgkinson of Belleville , Illinois, apparently volunteered on Sander's 2016 presidential campaign. Sanders said the gunman apparently volunteered on his campaign. His Facebook page also shows a photo of Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders . President Donald Trump said that Hodgkinson is now dead. That information contradicted earlier reports that characterized Scalise's condition as stable. Read More »

Congressional ballgame to go on despite shooting


Lawmakers noted their good fortune in having armed protectors on hand - "Thank God", they exclaimed over and over - and said otherwise the shooter would have been able to take a huge deadly toll. "I know he wasn't happy with the way things were going, the election results and stuff", his brother, Michael Hodgkinson, told The New York Times. The Capitol Police officers who were injured are "in good condition and have not suffered any life-threatening injuries at this point", Capitol Police ... Read More »

US expands review of cyanide predator traps after boy hurt


USA special envoy Joseph Yun was a household name to nearly no one before Warmbier's return to OH on Tuesday, yet he joins an exceedingly short list of US officials to set foot in furtive North Korea in recent years. For Yun, a longtime Asia hand who joined the foreign service in 1985, the trip was the culmination of a series of delicate and rare conversations between the US and North Korean officials that transpired since President Donald Trump took office. Read More »

Trump Is Being Investigated For Possible Obstruction Of Justice

In Russia , meanwhile, President Vladimir Putin repeated a denial that Moscow interfered in the USA election - and made mocking remarks about former FBI Director James Comey during a nationally televised call-in show. Comey's removal will provide us the opportunity to do that on a cooperative, bipartisan basis", according to the letter. He defended his boss on the Comey controversy, not surprisingly, saying there was "nothing wrong" with a president having a communication with the ... Read More »

USA student released from N. Korea has severe brain damage: doctor

The 22-year-old Warmbier, a University of Virginia undergraduate, was convicted and sentenced in a one-hour trial in North Korea's Supreme Court in March 2016. Warbier continued , "Earlier this year, Cindy and I decided that the time for strategic patience was over and we made a few media appearances and traveled to Washington to meet with ambassador Joe Yun at the State Department". Read More »

Scalise will remain in the hospital for 'some time'


Five people were taken to Washington DC-area hospitals and President Donald Trump himself revealed in a national address that Hodgkinson had died. The targeted lawmakers were practicing for the Congressional Baseball Game, a charity competition against a team of Democrats. Members of Congress were practicing for a game when a gunman started shoot. Read More »

Trump praises cops after Va. shooting, says America best when 'unified'


Following a day that saw most congressional business canceled, the House approved legislation offering health insurance tax credits to some veterans while committees pondered federal land management, cybersecurity and more. Separately, Republicans also met behind closed doors before leaving Washington for the week. Scalise, along with another victim, remains in critical condition. Read More »

London fire: Mourning, anger and questions over lives lost in inferno

The fire brigade is working with structural engineers to shore up the building so they can safely conduct a "fingertip search" of the entire structure, Ms Cotton [NB Dany Cotton is a WOMAN] said. The cause of the fire isn't yet known, but residents say they've known for years that the Grenfell building was a fire hazard. Survivors who have lost all their belongings in the blaze spent the night at emergency shelters. Read More »

What we know about the injuries from the Alexandria shooting

Four victims were shot and two had secondary injuries after a gunman opened fire at a practice for a Congressional baseball game on Wednesday in Alexandria, Virginia. "We're going to look over our shoulder a little bit", she said. He said a staffer used a belt as a tourniquet to stop Scalise's bleeding. The popular annual face-off, which raises money for charity, is scheduled for Thursday evening at Nationals Park across the Potomac River in Washington , and will go forward as planned. Read More »

Golden State will dominate for at least five more years


Iguodala, the 2015 Finals MVP, came up big again with his 2017 postseason-best 20 points off the bench in a testy, tightly called finale to this trilogy that everyone had stamped on the calendar from the moment Durant departed Oklahoma City to join Curry and Co. Read More »

London fire: Tower block blaze aftermath in pictures

Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said: "It may be, and I just don't know, it may be that ultimately some victims remain unidentified". Fire and rescue crews worked at Grenfell Tower throughout a second night, searching for victims in a building that is still smoldering. Read More »

London tower block fire toll rises to 17, more feared dead

Adi Estu (32) who lives nearby and took refuge in a church with her husband and nine-month-old son, said: "I saw people flashing their lights for help, families flashing their mobile phones like a torch". According to The Guardian newspaper, the London Fire Brigade warned local municipalities across London in April that external cladding of this type could pose a risk in the event of a fire, and another report by the Reuters news agency raised questions over whether all recommended ... Read More »

Probes launched amid grim search for London fire victims

But a full search of the building - home to between 400 and 600 people - has not yet been possible and is likely to uncover more victims. The audit was sparked after the Lacrosse building in Melbourne's Docklands caught fire in 2014, and the owners and builders L.U. Read More »

FSU Scheduled for Saturday Night

LSU has named alumnus and House Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., an honorary coach for the Tigers during the upcoming College World Series. Scalise, a Republican who represents Louisiana, was shot and critically wounded along with three other people while practicing for the baseball game at a park in Alexandria, James Hodgkinson on Wednesday morning. Read More »