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Queen Elizabeth Holds Minute's Silence For Victims Of London Attack

Furious residents heckled May and stormed the local authority headquarters on Friday, demanding justice for the victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster, claiming the fatal blaze was due to negligence. It comes nearly two months after the monarch's actual birthday on April 21st, which the family celebrates privately. NHS England says the injured are being treated in four London hospitals. Read More »

Bodies found in search of US destroyer damaged in collision

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In an earlier statement, it said that the sailors were being transferred to a United States naval hospital where they would be identified. "Hopefully less than a year". "Families of the deceased are now being alerted and provided the help they need during this challenging time", the 7th Fleet stated. "Once an investigation is complete then any legal issues can be addressed", a spokesman for the US Seventh Fleet said. Read More »

Hardliners in Cuba like Trump's tougher line

His predecessor had eased the economic embargo which had been in force since the early 1960s, and encouraged "people-to-people" tourism to Cuba . "Having this opportunity supports our belief that the development of the Cuban economy is as beneficial to IL farmers as it is to Cuba ". Read More »

Theresa May takes cover from crowds on Grenfell Tower visit

Members of the Conservative party are reportedly angry at a series of missteps by Mrs May, including her dismal performance at the general election where she lost seats and her "cold" response to the Grenfell Tower fire. "Government is making money available, we are ensuring we are going to get to the bottom of what happened, we will ensure that people are rehoused, but we need to make sure that that actually happens". Read More »

'Unifier of Germany' Helmut Kohl passes away at 87

Kohl's trip with then-U.S. President Ronald Reagan to a war cemetery in Bitburg where SS troops were buried alongside ordinary German soldiers generated global indignation. During his term in office, the Berlin Wall fell and the German reunification was completed peacefully after over four decades of division. "Now they're back again". Read More »

Scalise undergoes more surgery as authorities track shooter's history

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Scalise, of Louisiana, underwent surgery Wednesday night to fix a broken hip and another procedure to stem heavy bleeding. He was shot in the hip with a rifle round, and suffered internal bleeding and damage to internal organs. Scalise was among five people wounded when a shooter sprayed rifle fire at congressional Republicans practicing on a diamond in suburban Alexandria, Va. Read More »

Grenfell Tower cladding is banned in the UK, Chancellor reveals

Photos and videos published by the Metropolitan Police show the gutted wreckage of apartments within the 24-storey tower block after Wednesday's fire. After a turbulent three months which has seen Britain hit by three deadly Islamist militant attacks and now the tower blaze, Queen Elizabeth said the mood was deeply sombre but that the British people were resolute in the face of adversity. Read More »

Forest fires kill dozens in Portugal

Numerous victims died as they tried to flee the fire northeast of Lisbon in their cars. French President Emmanuel Macron tweeted: "Solidarity with Portugal , hit by awful fires". Forest fire in Portugal kills at least 62: A forest fire raging near Penela in central Portugal yesterday. Almost 900 firefighters and 300 vehicles were still battling the blaze yesterday afternoon as scenes of devastation could be seen around the town. Read More »

South African politician suspended over colonialism tweets

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She says she has apologised twice, on Twitter and in a speech in parliament. Fikeni says the party should hold internal discussions to avoid public spats. "There is no question that Zille's original tweets and subsequent justifications have damaged our standing in the public mind". "Her public fightback, playing the race card and even tainting her party as anti-white has dragged her, her party and the Western Cape to a shameful low pointy", Magaxa said. Read More »

Bookies' favourite Jo Swinson won't run for Lib Dem leadership

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Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron speaks during their General Election campaign launch in Manchester, Britain April 21, 2017. Mr Farron quit on Wednesday, saying he could no longer reconcile his strong Christian faith with his leadership of a liberal party and various former ministers are now being touted to take part in a forthcoming leadership contest. Read More »

Small margins can be massive in cricket: Kohli

Ahead of much-anticipated, high octane Champions Trophy final between India and Pakistan at the Oval, Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan has declared the clash between the two Asian arch-rival bigger than the Ashes series. "Nothing beats team work, Pakistan is a team against every threat", the army chief was quoted as saying by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR). Read More »

Taliban Storm Afghan Police Compound, Kill Five Police

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A spokesman for the United States military command in Kabul said earlier comments by an Afghan official that Americans had been killed were incorrect. It is not always clear if the attackers are rogue members of the Afghan forces or are infiltrators wearing Afghan Army uniforms. He said one of the attackers was still holding out. Read More »

Mexico snatch late 2-2 draw against Portugal in Confed Cup

So we have to stay calm and think about the next game. "We could have killed off the match but it didn't happen". The result leaves both sides tied for second place in Group A, behind hosts Russian Federation who top the group after beating New Zealand 2-0 on Saturday in St. Read More »

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh lead minute's silence from Buckingham Palace

May is chairing a government task force on the fire and a spokesman says that she will meet afterward with "a group of residents, victims, volunteers and community leaders" at No. Two other victims have also been named. Amid the turmoil of militant attacks, political crisis and a deadly fire disaster, Queen Elizabeth said Britain was in a deeply sombre mood but that its people were resolute in the face of adversity. Read More »

Pollsters project Macron alliance winning big majority

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He said the Socialist party needs to change its ideas and its organization and that a "collective leadership" will replace him. The 39-year-old president was once a rank outsider for the presidency and was unknown to the French public until 2014 but looks set to achieve the previously unthinkable by securing a position of overwhelming power. Read More »

Mexico vs. Portugal: Confederations Cup highlights, score

Portugal had a first-half goal against Mexico chalked off in the Confederations Cup after the action was reviewed on video. "We are calm and thinking about the next game". Russian Federation play Portugal and Mexico take on New Zealand on Wednesday. But Mexico responded with Hernandez testing Portugal keeper Rui Patricio, before putting his side level. Read More »

Scalise Upgraded From Critical To Serious Condition

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Sava said Scalise would need to undergo an additional operation within the next 48 hours and more beyond that. The bullet struck Scalise in the hip, and traveled across his body, shattering bones and passing through internal organs, causing major internal bleeding. Read More »

Gunfire heard at Mali resort area popular with foreigners

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The U.N. official said those at the resort when the attack began included people affiliated with the French military mission as well as the U.N. "Malian forces are responding" to the attack at Le Campement Kangaba, the agency tweeted, warning US citizens to avoid the area. Read More »

France votes in final round of parliamentary elections

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Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, a center-right politician who joined Macron's movement, said "through their vote, a wide majority of the French have chosen hope over anger". Macron's party "vampirized" the left and right after his huge win in the presidential balloting, Dabi said on CNews TV. She said her National Front party had won at least six seats - with not all votes counted - an increase from the two seats it held in the outgoing legislature. Read More »

Donald Trump's White House may seek to water down Russian Federation sanctions

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The Senate had been pondering what separate measures against Russian Federation might look like, but Corker and ranking Democrat Ben Cardin of Maryland suggested the Iran bill might be a better and faster route for them. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) voted against the bill. It's not the first time Congress has sought such a requirement, however, as a similar mechanism was passed in 2015 regarding sanctions on Iran after President Obama pursued his landmark nuclear deal with the country. Read More »

Netanyahu calls to end Palestinian payments to attacker

Palestinian factions on Saturday dismissed a claim by the Daesh terror group that it was behind the fatal stabbing of an Israeli female officer in Jerusalem , saying the assailants came from their ranks. Back to the terrorists claiming responsibility - IS and Hamas are Islamist terror organizations (the PFLP is secular Marxist). Hamas also claimed responsibility for the two attacks. Read More »

58 feared dead in London fire, May admits failings

British media have reported that contractors installed a cheaper, less flame-resistant type of exterior paneling on the 24-story tower in a renovation that was completed just a year ago. The Trooping the Colour - a large parade of soldiers that march through central London - marks the Queen's official 90th birthday. She stood for a minute's silence at the start of her birthday parade yesterday. Read More »