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Jeremy Corbyn gets rock star welcome at Glastonbury Festival

The poem is seen as one of the first modern statements of the principle of nonviolent resistance. "Looking forward to speaking on Pyramid Stage @ 4". We're here today in Glastonbury, we're doing things differently. "Is it right that European Union nationals contributing, to the NHS, to society are in an uncertain situation?" he asked, before declaring: "All must stay, be part of our world and part of our community". Read More »

Police considering manslaughter charges in Grenfell Tower fire


Grenfell Tower went up in flames after a fire started in a Whirlpool Corp. fridge, which then spread at "unexpected speed" through the tower block's exterior cladding, according to reports by Bloomberg. Fears about cladding are not limited to apartment buildings - at least one hotel chain is calling in experts to make certain it meets safety regulations. Read More »

Defending Senate Repeal Effort, Trump Trashes Obamacare

He celebrated the bill's narrow passage last month in a Rose Garden event with House Republican leaders. Also under the Senate proposal, insurers would be able to charge older customers more for their coverage than they could under the Affordable Care Act, the Washington Post reported . Read More »

Could America Really Stop a North Korean ICBM?


North Korea carried out a test of a rocket engine that could possibly power an intercontinental ballistic missile to take one of its nuclear devices to the U.S. In a separate development Friday, North Korea responded for the first time to U.S. accusations that it had fatally brutalized Otto F. Warmbier, the captive college student, asserting he was given medical treatment and treated with respect even though he was a "criminal of the enemy state". Read More »

Funeral crowd watches Otto Warmbier's final happy moments

Portman spoke Thursday outside Wyoming High School in Warmbier's hometown, where hundreds of people lined up early for a public memorial service. Warmbier was formally laid to rest Thursday in his home town of Wyoming, Ohio. "The tragic murder of Otto Warmbier at the hands of the North Korean government has made it clear that it is past time that we restrict tourist travel to communist, totalitarian North Korea", Wilson said . Read More »

Tillerson Says Every Foreign Counterpart Asked to Address US-Russia Relations


The comments by Mr. Tillerson , in testimony before the House Foreign Relations Committee, appeared to mark a departure from longstanding USA policy and represents a potential break from other world powers, including Germany and France, who have supported the cease-fire and peace accords reached in Minsk, Belarus, in 2014 and 2015. Read More »

Republicans unveil health bill at Senate

Nevada Senator Dean Heller announced he will not vote for the American Health Care Act as it is now written, making him the fifth GOP senator to say they won't vote for the bill since it was released Thursday morning. Perhaps the most sweeping move, however, is that the Senate plan follows the House lead in completely changing how the government pays for health care for the poor and the disabled - and goes even further. Read More »

Dennis Rodman Invites Michael Strahan to North Korea

This was met with a ton of criticism, especially considering the brutal ways of the North Korean regime. When a player retires from any sport, unless they were one of the best players of their generation it's not common for them to have huge relevancy in society many years after their retirement. Read More »

Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 73


In the southwestern city of Quetta, a suicide vehicle bomb killed 14 people. Following the attack in Balochista, deadly twin suicide blasts killed dozens of victims and injured scores of others in Parachinar, the capital of northwestern Kurram Agency, local political agent Basser Khan Wazir said. Read More »

Death toll in spate of attacks in Pakistan rises to 85


Also on Friday, gunmen riding motorcycles shot dead four policemen, spraying bullets at them while they were eating dinner at a roadside restaurant in the port megacity of Karachi. Friday's vehicle bombing in Quetta could be heard across the city, and shattered the windows of nearby buildings, said police spokesman Shahzada Farhat. Read More »

11 killed, 20 injured as bomb explodes near IGP office in Quetta


At least 38 people died Friday in bombings in two cities in Pakistan, authorities said. Those militant groups include Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, which is considered a close ally of IS, as well as Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, which has taken credit for several previous attacks in Baluchistan and elsewhere and has bases in Pakistan's tribal regions. Read More »

Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 85


That attack was claimed by a breakaway Taliban faction and the Islamic State group. The first blast took place at Turi Market while the second explosion occurred when rescuers and bystanders rushed to help the survivors of the first blast, reports the Express Tribune . Read More »

Australia suspends flights over Syria after Russian Warning

The incident closely followed Sunday's US downing of a piloted Syrian army jet in the southern Raqqa countryside after it dropped bombs near USA -backed forces. Russia's deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov said it was a "continuation of America's line to disregard the norms of global law". "There has been neither a [UN] Security Council decision, nor a request from the official authorities of the Syrian Arab Republic as a sovereign state " for such forces, he told Russia's ... Read More »

Lib Dems back calls for second independence poll to be ruled out


Sturgeon said she was appealing for MPs from all parties to work together to keep Britain in the European single market. "I strongly suspect there were independence supporters amongst those who voted for Jeremy Corbyn yesterday", she said, stressing that "rushing to overly-simplistic judgments" about the election was "not the right thing to do". Read More »

J&K cop lynching: Three more arrested; SIT to probe case


The incident did not impact the obligatory prayers and other ceremonies held inside the mosque. Pandith was on frisking duty outside the Jamia Masjid and was reportedly clicking pictures of people coming out of the mosque. "It's a very sad and unfortunate incident", he said. Former chief minister Omar Abdullah called the officer's death a "travesty". Recently, police officers have been advised by the state machinery to not stay in their houses as terrorists began to raid the houses of ... Read More »

Doctors: Officer stabbed in neck at airport recovering well


Security video showed Ftouhi entering the first level of the airport carrying a red duffle and a dark satchel bag at 8:52 a.m. Amor Ftouhi, 49, is now being held at Midland County Jail in MI and was charged on Wednesday , June 21, 2017 with committing violence at an global airport. Read More »

US shoot down Iranian armed drone in Syria

Trump administration officials, anticipating the defeat of the Islamic State in its de facto Syrian capital of Raqqa , are planning for what they see as the next stage of the war, a complex fight that will bring them into direct conflict with Syrian government and Iranian forces contesting control of a vast desert stretch in the eastern part of the country. Read More »

London tower blocks evacuated as 27 buildings fail fire tests


The decision to evacuate the buildings came after apartment blocks across Britain were inspected to see if they had similar fire hazards as the Grenfell Tower . "Whilst we are clear that our cladding design and insulation significantly differs to that at Grenfell Tower, the external cladding panels did not satisfy our independent laboratory testing or the high standards we set for contractors", Gould said in a statement Thursday, adding that the council had chose to "immediately begin ... Read More »

North Korea FINALLY reacts to claim it tortured U.S. prisoner

But doctors at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he was eventually flown upon his release, found no traces of active botulism. Among the speakers at the funeral were Warmbier's brother, Austin, his sister, Greta, and some of his friends, according to the funeral program. Read More »

1 year after deadly floods, West Virginia wary of vast storm

Rainfall totals of 6 inches (15 centimeters) and more were common in southeastern MS and southwestern Alabama, the weather service said . Labeled a 1,000-year flood by the National Weather Service , the storm destroyed more than 2,100 homes statewide and damaged another 2,000. Read More »

UK fire safety crisis expands; Hundreds evacuated in London


The testing is being done as officials around Britain scramble to assess the safety of apartment buildings following the June 14 inferno that engulfed Grenfell Tower in west London , killing an estimated 79 people. Carl McDowell, 31, said he took one look at the inflatable beds on the gym floor and went back to his Taplow apartment to sleep there overnight. Theresa May announced a programme of nationwide testing to see how many buildings are covered in an Aluminium Composite Material ... Read More »