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Adele Visits London Firefighters Following Grenfell Tower Fire

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There have been concerns about the safety of cladding on tower blocks in the aftermath of last week's Grenfell fire tragedy that claimed multiple lives. "Needless to say we need to hear what the experts say and we'll be following any advice given to ensure our blocks are as safe as possible", Cllr Rodwell said. Read More »

Gabe Brown commits to Michigan State's 2018 class

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Brown, who is No. 86 in ESPN's rankings for the 2018 class, was relatively unknown even after his junior year in high school, but has skyrocketed up the rankings in recent months. This past weekend, Brown's classmate and football prospect, 3-star cornerback Davion Williams, made his verbal commit to the Spartans . Brown became the third member in Michigan State's 2018 basketball class joining point guard Foster Loyer from Clarkston and forward Thomas Kithier from Macomb Dakota. Read More »

U.S. sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea

Seoul's military said it was beefing up the country's defense against potential spying activities - or even future attacks - by North Korean drones, adding more border surveillance radars and anti-aircraft guns to shoot down drones. During their 20-minute conversation, the ministers did not touch on a recent Washington Post interview with South Korean President Moon Jae In, in which he was quoted as saying the deal "is not accepted by the people of Korea". Read More »

Australia suspends Syria operations after Russian threats

The U.S. military said it shot down an Iranian-made, armed drone in southern Syria on Tuesday , marking the third time this month that that the U.S. Subsequent U.S. airstrikes hit a convoy and a base of pro-Assad troops and later carried out another raid in the same area, followed by shooting down a drone believed connected to Iranian-supported forces. Read More »

Brussels attack shot by soldier

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The outcome could have been far worse, Van Der Sypt said, adding that the man's suitcase contained nails and gas canisters. He was shot several times and died at the scene, Van Der Sypt said. The page includes shared posts on Islamic doctrine, religious charities, civilian deaths in Syria and the alleged abuse of Muslims around the world. Read More »

Spicer Won't Comment on His White House Future

At Tuesday's White House daily briefing, Spicer took a question from One America News Network's Trey Yingst, who asked Spicer to say, point-blank, whether Trump accepts the findings of 17 intelligence agencies that Russian Federation interfered with the election. Read More »

Even Australians dislike President Donald Trump

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However, Trump's approval rating in Australia is higher than that of former US President George Bush, who was viewed negatively by 69 percent of the population. More Australians trust Japan than the United States to act responsibly in the world, according to the results of a poll released Wednesday (June 21). Read More »

Brussels terrorist was Moroccan, shouted 'Allahu akbar' before being gunned down: Authorities

His identity is still unknown for the time being. "We have been able to identify him", Jambon told RTBF radio television without giving further details, Agence France-Presse reported . However, the body of the assailant remained at the scene for hours as authorities combed the area. Nicolas Van Herrewegen, a railway sorting agent who was in the station as the incident unfolded, said: "I went down to the mezzanine level". Read More »

Gulf Coast Braces for Tropical Storm Cindy

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Wednesday. The weather service in Huntsville said that heavy rain and storms are expected to move into north Alabama tonight and persist into Friday as what's left of Cindy tracks to the north and east after landfall. Those in southwest Alabama should be on the lookout for "significant, life-threatening" flash flooding, especially near the coast. RAINFALL: Cindy is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 6 to 9 inches with isolated maximum amounts of 12 inches over southeastern ... Read More »

GOP budget deadlock imperils Trump hopes for tax overhaul

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The hotly contested to fill the empty seat left by Health Secretary Tom Price was considered as partly a referendum on President Trump in a deeply Republican district. And if she can't win a district like this, what Republican can? "Logically, the difference of a few thousand votes in a single special election shouldn't have such an impact". Read More »

US Weighs Response To Student's Death After North Korea Imprisonment

Hamilton County 's Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco's office released a statement saying Otto Warmbier's family objected to an autopsy so only an external exam of his body was done. Politicians renewed calls for the regime to release three USA citizens being held in the country. The president's declaration marks a potential turn in his administration's strategy on North Korea, which had focused on ramping up global economic and political pressure on Kim, especially from China , on which North ... Read More »

Mohammed bin Salman Newly Appointed Heir to Saudi Kingdom

Qatar has been accused by Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies of supporting terrorism and cozying up to Iran , all of which Qatar denies. More than two years on, the Houthis remain in control of the capital, Sanaa, and the war has taken an enormous toll on civilians. Read More »

Republicans win key U.S. congressional election

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On the eve of election day, a final poll suggested the race between Mr Ossoff and Ms Handel was too close to call. Republican Karen Handel defeated a well-funded opponent in a special election for a U.S. Handel's tough race, combined with closer-than-usual GOP House victories in Kansas, Montana and SC, suggests Trump will dominate the coming election cycle, forcing Republicans to make peace with him, for better or worse. Read More »

Israel begins work on new settlement

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Press secretary Sean Spicer said Mr Kushner and Mr Greenblatt will hear from Mr Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas and other senior officials during the trip. The incident happened outside the Old City of Jerusalem on Friday (June 16) and three Palestinian assailants were also shot dead, according to The Electronic Intifada . Read More »

No Autopsy For Warmbier

He was pronounced dead this week after he was returned to the U.S.in a vegetative state. Trump says he spoke with Warmbier's parents and says it's "incredible what they've gone through". Mr Trump wrote in a tweet . The travel agency specializes in North Korea tours and is based in the central Chinese city of Xi'an. Officials have not reached a conclusion about the cause of death. Read More »

Jose Mourinho defends tax history after Spanish authorities file lawsuit

Ronaldo, meanwhile, has said that will testify in his own tax fraud case , having denied all wrong doing. Other clients of Mendes who have ended up in Spain include the Portuguese full-back Fabio Coentrao - on the verge of joining Sporting Lisbon on loan from Real Madrid - and Colombian striker Radamel Falcao, now with Monaco but formerly at Atletico Madrid . Read More »

Will Trump Go Down for Obstruction of Justice?

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But Sekulow said repeatedly Sunday that "the president has not been and is not under investigation". I don't think that tweet helped him. Trump "is infuriated, and legitimately, in my judgment, by this whole Russian baloney", Gingrich told ABC's Martha Raddatz . Read More »

UK police studying cause of death of man in mosque attack

Mr Osborne's mother, sister and nephew said in a statement: "We are massively in shock, it's unbelievable". A group of people were helping a man who had collapsed when they were hit by the van at 00:20 BST on June 19. "We don't yet know the full details, but this was clearly a deliberate attack on innocent Londoners, many of whom were finishing prayers during the holy month of Ramadan ". Read More »

Interior minister Jan Jambon : Belgium has identified station bomber

Jambon indicated that police had carried out searches once the attacker's identity was known. Van Der Sypt noted that there were no other casualties besides the attacker who was confirmed dead shortly after midnight. Ms Van Wymersch said authorities could only confirm his death once a bomb squad had finished its work. " There were people crying, there were people shouting ", said Elisa Roux , a spokeswoman for the Belgian rail company SNCB . Read More »

South Korea's Moon Urges North Korea To Return Detainees Swiftly

Otto Warmbier , the American college student who spent 17 months in detention in North Korea , died on June 19, 2017 in Cincinnati, Ohio, his family said in a statement . side is expected to press China to cooperate on a further toughening of global sanctions on North Korea . Senior Chinese and American officials are due to meet in Washington this week, and U.S. Read More »

United States shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria

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Tuesday's encounter is the latest development in what's become an increasingly hostile standoff between the us military and the various forces supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's fight to stay in power. Australia announced on Tuesday that it is suspending air strikes in Syria, following the USA downing of a Syrian military jet over the weekend, and Moscow's subsequent threats to US-led coalition aircraft. Read More »

Bid to get China's help on North Korea 'has not worked out'

More than 15 months after he gave a staged confession in North Korea , he is with. His eyes opened and blinked but without any sign that he understood verbal commands or his surroundings. THE cause of death of American student Otto Warmbier , who was just days ago released from over a year of captivity in North Korea , is still unknown. Read More »