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It may take months to ID London's fire victims

His comments came as Prime Minister Theresa May ordered a full public inquiry into the disaster. London Police say a criminal investigation has been launched in the wake of the fatal fire in west London . She added: "My thoughts are with the victims, their families, all of those who've had their homes destroyed". Actor and producer Noel Clarke, who grew up in the area and whose mother lives close by, has also helped co-ordinate aid to victims by rallying major firms to donate clothes ... Read More »

Congressional Democrats Add to Lawsuits Against Trump

Washington Convention Center in the District and a facility in Maryland subsidized by taxpayers (including the convention center located at the Baltimore Inner Harbor). The governments of Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Georgia have also made similar arrangements with the Trump International Hotel in Washington since Donald Trump has taken office, and Trump has personally stopped by the hotel to greet these parties as a representative of the hotel chain. Read More »

Putin jokes about offering political asylum to Comey

Isn't it an impact on our minds? The Washington Post reported this week that the probe into Russian election interference, which is now being overseen by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, is looking into whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice. Read More »

Puerto Rico Election Shows Voters Favor Statehood

Just 7,600 opted for free association/independence; 6,700 voted to remain a US territory. Rossello, who heads the pro-statehood New Progressive Party, said his government would fight "in Washington and throughout the world" for the Caribbean island territory to be accepted as the 51st USA state, and for Puerto Ricans to gain "all the same opportunities" as other American citizens. Read More »

Syrian refugee studying engineering named as one of first Grenfell fire victims

However, Mohammed was one of the lucky ones to be given residence in this country. The growing number of questions being raised is seeing grief and disbelief turn to anger. The BBC reported that Mr Alhajali's family are trying to get visas for his parents so they can come from Damascus to see his body. He is said to have been trapped on the floor for two hours while hundreds of firefighters sought to rescue residents, but failed to reach above the 13th floor. Read More »

Two Young Sisters Found Alive After London's Grenfell Tower Fire

He said hospital protocol means authorities are not able to hand out information, meaning those searching for missing relatives have to beg for scraps of news from sympathetic nurses and police officers, who are reluctant to reveal details because of the trouble they could get into. Read More »

Southern Baptist Convention Votes to Officially Denounce Alt-Right

McKissic then took aim at the " curse of Ham " theory, which was taught by the SBC in its early years and sprouted the belief that God, through Noah, ordained the descendants of Africa to be inferior to whites, thus providing religious justification for the institutions of slavery and racial segregation. Read More »

Theresa May 'confident' she will get Queen's Speech through Commons

The deal between May and the DUP has yet to be formerly agreed, but media in London reported that the State Opening will go-ahead even if no deal has been signed between the two parties. Sky's David Blevins says sources have confirmed that there is still no agreement yet between the Conservatives and the DUP, despite Mrs Leadsom confirming the Queen's Speech. Read More »

Northam Wins Virginia Democratic Primary For Governor As GOP Race Remains Tight

State Sen. Frank Wagner of Virginia Beach placed a distant third in the GOP race where he was banking on large support from voters in Hampton Roads and in rural parts of the state that never materialized. "It is time for us to get back on offense and stop playing so much defense", Northam said. He joined three of his fellow supervisors in denouncing Stewart's campaign , largely over his support for Confederate symbols, and he worries what Stewart's near-win might mean for the party in ... Read More »

Tillerson Calls On Saudis, Others To Ease Blockade On Qatar

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Saudi Arabia and other countries to end their "blockade" of Qatar , after they accused the country of backing terrorist activities. "We're still operating without impact", Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis told reporters. Qatar is home to the largest USA military base in the region. Read More »

Farm loan waiver 'temporarily necessary', says agriculture scientist Swaminathan

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After the farmers' killings, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has ordered a judicial probe. Dulichand Keer, the farmer, was declared brought dead at the hospital. "I slept intermittently and all that while I kept thinking about what all topics - out of the ones we discussed with the farmers - can be worked upon as soon as possible", he said, adding, "kisaan khwaabon mein bhi thhe, haqeeqat mein bhi". Read More »

The CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTIC) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Rating of

Qci Asset Management Inc decreased Cabela's Inc (CAB) stake by 99.26% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Accenture Plc now has $83.23B valuation . It has underperformed by 12.43% the S&P500. The company's market capitalization is $95.63 million. The Firm is engaged in discovering, developing and commercializing a cure for patients suffering from chronic hepatitis B infection, a disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Read More »

It seems that Donald Trump has bigger problems on his hands

Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news . Schumer's comments come after Trump's friend Chris Ruddy told PBS that the president was "considering, perhaps, terminating the special counsel". He said Trump had called him Monday night and the two discussed Gingrich's concerns about the probe. Ruddy was at the White House on Monday but did not meet with the president, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said. Read More »

In tweet, Trump denounces Russian Federation probe as 'phony story'

After the meeting with Mueller, Warner was asked by CNN's Manu Raju whether the committee is looking into obstruction of justice or if that was part of the special counsel investigation. The president has denied asking Comey to drop the Flynn matter. Mueller was named by Rosenstein on May 17 to lead the Russian Federation investigation as a special counsel, a position created to conduct investigations when a normal Justice Department probe would present a conflict of interest. Read More »

Gloucester Relay for Life to be held Friday

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All are welcome and cancer survivors are encouraged to attend. "If we are able to reach our goal, Clarion County will reach an incredible milestone of raising over $1,000,000 for the American Cancer Society since the Relay For Life of Clarion County event began in 1996". Read More »

Collins: Comey may have 'misinterpreted' Trump over firing

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On U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan excusing some of the things James Comey accused the President of, by saying the President is not steeped in the ways of Washington, Senator Durbin said, "he'll come to regret that statement ". But the self-imposed silence didn't last. Mr Comey says Mr Trump fired him because of his Russian Federation inquiry. He said that he'd carefully documented his interactions with Trump because he anxious Trump would misrepresent them, and accused the administration of ... Read More »

Scalise "continues his very brave fight", adds "it's been much more difficult"

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The statement from the hospital comes after President Trump, in an address from the White House , called Scalise a "fighter" and promised him the prayers of the nation and "frankly the entire world". "How dare they say such a thing?" Those with leadership positions like Scalise have Capitol police with them. He and several lawmakers escaped the scene into the home of a Good Samaritan. Read More »

UK government attempt stalled by Northern Ireland

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The two leaders will hold their bilateral dialogue as they attend a France vs England worldwide friendly football match. The move comes amid concerns the Government will compromise its stated impartiality in the region if it enters a confidence and supply deal with the DUP at Westminster. Read More »

OU Announces Sanctions for Baker Mayfield

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Oklahoma opens the season on September 2 against Texas-El Paso. According to the arrest report at the time, Mayfield - a rising senior considered a Heisman Trophy candidate in 2017 - was charged with public intoxication, fleeing from police and resisting arrest as well as disorderly conduct. Read More »

GST to have negative impact on oil and gas industry

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Shops were shut from 11am to 2pm.Merchants opposing the GST implementation said, the policy will unnecessarily lead to price hike and ultimately put burden on the buyers and traders.Sanjay Bhargava, general secretary of CCSVM, said, "It is unfortunate despite our representation before the finance ministry , the government did not consider our suggestions". Read More »

Arrest warrants out for Turkish agents in DC melee

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One video showed the Turkish president, surrounded by bodyguards, watching the scene by his auto as the chaos unfolded. A Jersey Shore resident and business owner has been arrested on charges that he participated in a violent attack on demonstrators outside the Turkish ambassador's residence. Read More »

Nationalist government seeks talks on 'least bad Brexit' for Scotland

During the General Election campaign, Davidson successfully hammered home the message that Scots had "had their fill" of independence. According to a new Survation poll for the Daily Record , 60 per cent of Scottish voters want Sturgeon to abandon her plans for a second independence referendum, including a third of those who voted "Yes" in 2014. Read More »

Trump Spokesperson Calls Obstruction Of Justice Investigation "Outrageous"

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The special counsel overseeing the investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 election is now turning its attention to President Donald Trump and whether he attempted to obstruct justice , The Washington Post reported . "Nice", the president tweeted just before 4 a.m. "I can say that I certainly think if there's an effort to interfere or impede the investigation at all, or obstruct it, that's something we need to get to the bottom of", Rep. Read More »