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Grenfell Tower families to get £5500 government payout

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So far 58 people are presumed dead, although Cundy said this would rise again ahead of new figures being released on Monday. Cundy said that search and recovery efforts will take a "significant" amount of time . On Monday at 11am a minute's silence will be observed across the United Kingdom in remembrance of those killed in the fire. Victims of the fire have made clear their demands to Mrs May in the two-and-a-half hour meeting in Number 10 this afternoon. Read More »

Pakistan can upset any team on their day, says Kohli

Fakhar had the last laugh, as Pakistan won its first Trophy final by 180 runs, and its first global ODI title in 25 years. Openers Azhar Ali and Fakhar Zaman built a 128-run partnership. Former captain MS Dhoni had rescued India from many a dire position in his long career. No one got hold of India's most reliable bowler at any stage, and Kumar's figures of 10-2-44-1 were a remarkable outlier in Pakistan's total of 338 for four in the final. Read More »

Grenfell Tower victims to be consulted on public inquiry

May, already under pressure after a botched snap election, is facing widespread criticism for her response to the blaze. Police have also confirmed that they fear they may not be able to identify everybody killed in the blaze. The fire broke out less than a week after a election in which May lost her parliamentary majority. Earlier on Friday, May met victims privately at a central London hospital. Read More »

Sara Zelenak's family 'deeply saddened by loss of lovely daughter and sister'

Sara Zelenak's mother has confirmed her daughter died in the weekend terrorist attack in London . "Kirsty was an outstanding nurse and a hugely valued member of the staff team in Theatres Recovery, described by her colleagues as "one in a million" who always went the extra mile for the patients in her care", Dame Eileen Sills, chief nurse at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, said in a statement . Read More »

Shooting on everyone's minds as Democrats win annual Congressional Baseball Game

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Although Scalise was able to talk on the ballfield, by the time he was transported by helicopter to the hospital, he was in shock. "When he arrived he was in critical condition with an imminent risk of death". On that day, a man later identified as the attacker approached Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC in the parking lot of the Alexandria, Virginia, ballfield, asking him, "Excuse me, sir, who's practicing today, Democrats or Republicans?" as Duncan recalls the encounter. Read More »

UK: London tower may have used banned siding in renovation

The long-term consequences need to be addressed now, they said. He continued: "I must consider the fact that there may be others in the building who, for whatever reason have not been reported to us". Many residents of the building remain unaccounted for, and police said numerous remains may never be identified. The 24-story tower that once housed up to 600 people in 120 apartments is now a charred ruin. Read More »

London Mayor Sadiq Khan: Dated UK tower blocks could be torn down

At least 58 people are feared to have died in the fire that engulfed a London tower block this week, police said on Saturday, as Prime Minister Theresa May admitted that the response from the authorities had not been good enough. Lammy, who lost a friend in the fire - talented young artist Khadija Saye - also highlighted people's concerns that evidence concerning the tower's recent refurbishment might be destroyed or lost before it can be seized by police . Read More »

Trump's Lawyer Denies President Is Under Investigation

Earlier, Donald Trump had accused James Comey of leaking information and promised to publicize the content of their conversations. " Witch hunt! " On Sunday a member of the President legal team Jay Sekulow , swooped in to try to patch things up but instead seemed to confuse things further. Read More »

London mayor at church near London fire tragedy

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Firefighters searching the smoldering ruin in west London have recovered six bodies from the 24-story Grenfell Tower , while 11 others have been located but can not yet be removed from the gutted structure. Residents who met Mrs May in Downing Street over the weekend said while they welcomed the funding they had not been consulted before the announcement was made. Read More »

Trump lawyer: US President not under investigation in Russia probe

Based on accounts of people familiar with the investigation, The Washington Post , New York Times and Wall Street Journal all said that Mueller plans to interview Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , National Security Agency (NSA) Director Michael Rogers and former NSA Deputy Director Richard Ledgett . Read More »

Number of global displaced up to 65.6 million last year

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Third is asylum seekers, people who have fled their country and are seeking global protection as refugees. "The country has hosted Tibetan refugees since the late 1950s, Bhutanese refugees since the early 1990s and, more recently, small numbers of newly arrived refugees from diverse countries who reside in Kathmandu". Read More »

Trump Attorney: Trump Is Not Under Investigation

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Rosenstein took over the investigation after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself because he was a Trump campaign surrogate. Earlier this week, the Washington Post broke news that special counsel Robert Mueller had recently expanded the independent investigation to personally examine whether Trump had attempted to obstruct justice by dismissing Comey last month. Read More »

Pakistan 'pressure' got to India, says Kohli

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The fact remained that a fully red-hot Pakistan team, the sentimental favourites for all that they are going through for inability to play at home, was the better team on the day and deserved to win the tournament. After being asked to bat first, Pakistan looked steady during the initial proceedings as both the openers were playing rather sensibly. Amir trapped Rohit Sharma lbw from the third ball, before captain Virat Kohli was dropped and then dismissed in successive balls. Read More »

Trump Attorney: The President Is Not Under Investigation

The source said investigators have sought information from Richard Ledgett, who recently retired as deputy NSA director and, the source said, had written a memo documenting an attempt from Trump urging Rogers to tamp down on the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

At Least 65 People Missing in London Fire

Fifty-eight people are now assumed dead from last week's inferno, including 30 confirmed fatalities and 28 others believed to have been killed, Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said Saturday. Families will be consulted on the scope of the public inquiry announced. "The prime minister needs to act immediately to ensure that all evidence is protected so that everyone culpable for what happened at Grenfell Tower is held to account and feels the full force of the law", Lammy ... Read More »

Roadside bomb in Cairo kills police officer

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Among those injured were three conscripts and a police officer, all the victims were taken to hospital. A senior official in the Egyptian Interior Ministry said that the bomb had been detonated remotely and that an initial examination suggested that the explosion had been triggered using a mobile phone SIM card. Read More »

Russia Probe Expands To Include Kushner's Business Dealings

The Comey dismissal could become part of a widening investigation into whether the President tried to interfere with the ongoing Russian Federation probe. Comey's firing likely will be part of that probe. "It is my view that fully investigating the facts, circumstances, and rationale for Comey's removal will provide us the opportunity to do that on a cooperative, bipartisan basis". Read More »

UK: New siding on burned tower broke rules

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British health authorities say that 19 fire survivors are still being treated at London hospitals, and 10 of them remain in critical condition. The queen said in a statement that she was "profoundly struck by the immediate inclination of people throughout the country to offer comfort and support to those in desperate need". Read More »

Trump lawyer says there's 'no investigation' of the president

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Trump's tweets following the report appeared to confirm the investigation, but his lawyer said it only appeared that way because of the character limit on Twitter. "Witch Hunt." The message apparently referred to Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general whose role leading the federal investigation has become increasingly complicated. Read More »

United Kingdom opposition leader slams Grenfell Tower fire response

The statement officially confirmed that a 23-year-old Syrian refugee was the first victim of the huge fire. The Standard reported about 350 people had arrived at the protest by 5 p.m. There is simmering anger in the multi-ethnic north Kensington area hit by the blaze, and public fury has been directed at senior government figures, including May, who was jeered Friday after she visited. Read More »

United States president not under investigation for obstruction: His attorney

But Trump later said in a television interview that he fired Comey at least in part because he was frustrated over the Russian Federation investigation Comey was leading. Rosenstein also has authority to fire Mueller, if he finds evidence of good cause. "No answer is probably the most troubling answer in criminal defence", Cohen said. Read More »

Rod Rosenstein just put out a super strange statement bashing anonymous sources

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That prompted Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to appoint Robert Mueller - himself a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director - as special counsel the following week. Trump has described these reports as " fake news " and the investigations as a "witch hunt". Then, the following day, he virtually confirmed to of all people, the Russian diplomats, that he felt less pressure on him now that he got rid of Comey because of the Russian investigation. Read More »

Governors ask Senate leaders to stop Trumpcare rush

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Lawmakers received a deluge of calls from constituents against the bill. Republican leaders in the Senate have sought to avoid similar public fury, while writing its own version of the bill. A Senate committee approved changes Thursday to a House bill that critics worry could derail the state's mental health system by speeding up the process of merging physical and mental services for Medicaid recipients. Read More »