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London council criticised for lacklustre response to fire

The online portal stated that firefighters have so far rescued 65 people from the building. Meanwhile, Merton Council said it was "seeking reassurances from the housing association Clarion Housing Group, and other housing associations that own and manage homes in Merton, that their fire safety measures are robust and comprehensive to ensure the safety of residents". Read More »

Flint officials charged in water crisis

Bill Schuette , Michigan's Attorney General, has filed criminal charges against five state health officials for their handling of the 2014 crisis . Chief Medical Executive Eden Wells , Lyon's subordinate, faces a charge of obstruction of justice and lying to police. Read More »

WA Attorney General's Office warns of tobacco settlement scam

The advertisement promises that individuals may receive a tax-free portion of the tobacco Master Settlement Agreement and that this money is guaranteed by the government. "I urge Californians to be wary of this tobacco scam and to avoid sharing their personal information", said Attorney General Becerra. "We're taking every step possible to protect Californians". Read More »

UK to hold inquiry after London tower fire claims 17

The renovation project included the installation of insulated exterior cladding , double-glazed windows and a communal heating system. More grief and anger in London over a massive apartment fire . "We owe that to the families, to the people who have lost loved ones and the homes in which they lived". Meanwhile, work is continuing to tackle "pockets of fire" in the block, with several residents reporting one man had said it started in his faulty fridge. Read More »

Tower blaze brings fresh delay to British PM's power deal

It is thought that an announcement on an agreement will be delayed as a result of the Grenfell Tower tragedy - and may not come until next week. The Prime Minister will meet Sinn Féin's president, Gerry Adams , and its Stormont leader, Michelle O'Neill, in Downing Street . Read More »

Multi-State Chase Ends in Crash After Shots Fired

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Throughout the hour-long pursuit, the suspect drove the wrong way on Route 495 in the Amesbury area and fired shots at pursuing cruisers. Authorities say police in Malden initiated the pursuit Thursday night after they recognized the suspect as being wanted in ME in connection with sexual assault, firearms and stolen motor vehicle charges. Read More »

Broccoli can help manage diabetes

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The human study that followed indicated that concentrated sulforaphane could be a viable treatment for Type 2 diabetes . The researchers considered 50 genes to screen 3,852 drugs for the compound which can reverse the impact of type 2 diabetes . Read More »

Twins go pitching-heavy on Day 2 of MLB Draft

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On Monday night, he became the 14th Mississippi State Baseball Player to be selected in the first round of the MLB Draft . The Twins selected one player from Minnesota, 34th round selection Max Meyer from Woodbury High School. Though the Bulldogs moved him to first base this year, he played right field as a redshirt sophomore and has enough range and arm strength to do at least a passable job on the outfield corners. Read More »

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

Six bodies have so far been recovered from the gutted 24-storey tower, while 11 have been located inside but can not yet be removed. "Our goal is through these arrests and the prosecution of the parties that are involved in this criminal network, that we'll be able to alleviate the threat of violence that has impacted these communities", said Nicol. Read More »

Top Republican wounded in U.S. shooting

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Mr. Trump also broke the news that the shooter, 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson of IL, had died. Two Capitol police officers guarding Scalise returned fire and were also wounded. "It's really raw now". Over social media he had lashed out at Trump and the GOP . Jeff Flake and Rep. Brad Wenstrup, who is a physician, applied pressure to his wound, Flake said. Read More »

Weapons in lawmaker shooting purchased legally

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The bullet tore through internal organs and caused potentially life-threatening internal bleeding. Scalise remained in critical condition early Thursday morning, according to officials at MedStar Washington Hospital Center , the Washington Post reported . Read More »

300-pound armed man wearing kilt removed from roof in Salisbury

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Once they found the man, they did find multiple weapons on him but luckily it did not escalate any further. Police said 43-year-old Brian Timothy Allen had been drinking and threatened to shoot people before he climbed onto the roof of a building in the 100 block of East Innes Street at about 3:15 a.m., Observer news partner WBTV reported. Read More »

Prime Minister To Hold Talks With NI's Five Main Parties

Both parties are committed to a strengthening British unity, delivering Brexit , combating terrorism, and delivering prosperity, the source said, adding however that "at the moment there isn't a deal". "I do think it is still quite feasible that there could be a return to devolution in the autumn if. the deal that is to be made between the DUP and the Conservative Party is not going to impact upon the identity issues or issues related to the legacy of the past", said Chris Donnelly, a ... Read More »

Trump says "could be some unity" after Scalise "sacrifice"

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He was fielding balls at second base when he was hit in the hip, and sustained grievous injuries as the bullet travelled through his pelvis and injured internal organs. Sources familiar with Scalise's condition said the third surgery is routine for gunshot victims . "And I know that, and that's what's sad and very scary", she said, holding back tears. Read More »

Shooting suspect recently moved to area; volunteered for Sanders campaign

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He was 66 years old and from IL - a long way from Alexandria. Sue Hodgkinson spoke to reporters Thursday outside her IL home. A friend of Hodgkinson's in IL said what happened was totally out of character. "I didn't like him from the beginning", she said. He admitted that Hodgkinson, a supporter of Sen. He also wrote frequent letters to his hometown newspaper, the Belleville News-Democrat, which published almost two dozen letters between 2010 and 2012, many of which included complaints ... Read More »

How to Watch the Congressional Baseball Game

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Investigators studying the attack at a suburban Virginia park said Hodgkinson had obtained his rifle and handgun from licensed firearms dealers. Perhaps none was more thoughtful than that of former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, who was shot and almost killed at a constituent event in 2011 (six people died in that attack). Read More »

High Court directs SIT not to arrest Kumaraswamy in mining case

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The court also asked the investigating agency to file objections, if any. Justice Rathnakala passed the interim order after Mr. Kumaraswamy's counsel expressed apprehension that the SIT could arrest Mr. Lokayukta Special Court Judge Gopala on Tuesday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of Kumaraswamy, saying that relief can not be granted as the allegations against him amount to economical offence, considering verdicts of Supreme Court in similar cases. Read More »

Hundreds get food poisoning at camp near Mosul

Ms Hamoud said a woman and a girl died while at least 300 other people remain in critical condition. She wouldn't speculate whether the poisoning might have been intentional. Irbil police chief Abdulhaleq Talaat said seven people have been arrested in connection with the incident. But later in the day, United Nations refugee agency the UNHCR said there had not been any deaths. Read More »

Notable Stock Analysts Ratings Regions Financial Corporation (RF)

The stock of Regions Financial Corp (NYSE:RF) has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, November 16 by Piper Jaffray. Sterne Agee CRT initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, August 20 report. Fifth Third Bancorporation has 209,059 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Eagle Asset Mngmt Inc invested 0.01% of its portfolio in HP Inc (NYSE:HPQ). Read More »

Congressional members attacked more than 21 times in American history

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Mika, a former college baseball and football player, has worked for Tyson for more than six years. Mika's family said the lobbyist was shot multiple times and was in critical condition following surgery. Did anti-Trump rhetoric inspire James Hodgkinson? Hodgkinson has been in the area since March, living out of his van, said local FBI Special Agent In Charge Tim Slater. Read More »