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Author: 0 Number of victims in London tower fire rises to 30

Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May , speaks to fire fighters as she visits the scene of a tower block which was destroyed in a fire disaster, in north Kensington, West London , Britain June 15, 2017. London Police have launched an investigation to determine whether any crimes contributed to the blaze. London Mayor Sadiq Khan demanded that the government publish a list by the end of Friday of other tower blocks checked by investigators.

Author: 0 Warriors release statement on possible White House visit

After the final buzzer sounded, Curry celebrated the team's latest championship with his teammates before reuniting with his family and enjoying the moment with his adorable daughters, 4-year-old Riley and 1-year-old Ryan . It has been great three-year run, but we feel like we can carry this forward. Following a swirl of reports to the contrary, the Warriors said earlier this week that no decision had been made on whether the team would accept the traditional invitation to visit the ...

Global Brazil's Michel Temer gets big victory in electoral court ruling
Author: 0 Brazil's Michel Temer gets big victory in electoral court ruling

Brazil's top electoral court has chose to keep embattled President Michel Temer in office. Dissenting judges painted a grim picture of the way Brazilian corporations seek to buy politicians in Latin America's biggest country. Temer may not have long to rest on his laurels, however, because Attorney General Rodrigo Janot may request this month that the Supreme Court open a corruption hearing.

Author: 0 Doctors say US student freed by North Korea has brain damage

We have few answers", Fred Warmbier said . Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years hard labor in March last year after traveling to North Korea while he was a student at the University of Virginia . USA special envoy Joseph Yun was a household name to nearly no one before Warmbier's return to OH on Tuesday, yet he joins an exceedingly short list of US officials to set foot in furtive North Korea in recent years.

Author: 0 Walmart to Buy Bonobos in $310 Million Deal

Walmart is reportedly planning to offer Bonobos fashions via its Jet.com division, which was also recently acquired, and "possibly" through other Walmart brands in a "variety of countries over time". While the brand started as an online-only retailer, Dunn began incorporating brick-and-mortar stores into its strategy. "Unfortunately, while this may make sense on a spreadsheet or in a conference room, in the real world it represents the end of the Bonobos brand, " he said, adding that some ...

Global President Rips James Comey On Twitter, Calls Him A 'Leaker'
Author: 0 President Rips James Comey On Twitter, Calls Him A 'Leaker'

Does he think Comey made the case that Trump could be guilty of obstruction of justice? Punching back a day after his fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director's damaging testimony , President Donald Trump on Friday accused James Comey of lying to Congress and said he was "100 percent" willing to testify under oath about their conversations.

Global Michael Phelps Is Going To Race A Shark
Author: 0 Michael Phelps Is Going To Race A Shark

But now, Phelps will face one of his most challenging competitors: a Great White shark . Phelps, who is world-renowned as being the best swimmer to ever grace a pool, is going to race one of the fiercest creatures on earth, according to the Washington Post .

Global Investigators seek James Comey memos, tapes
Author: 0 Investigators seek James Comey memos, tapes

Trump lashed out at Comey , dubbing him a "leaker" for indirectly providing reporters with the contents of his memos summarizing their private conversations in the weeks before he was sacked. The House intelligence committee sent a letter to the White House demanding it inform the panel whether any tapes exist and turn them over by June 23.

Global Amazon Buying Whole Foods For $13.7 Billion
Author: 0 Amazon Buying Whole Foods For $13.7 Billion

The grocery store operator was also under pressure from activist investor Jana Partners.A Whole Foods is off Route 222 in Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County. With Whole Foods shares trading around Amazon's offer price, investors appear to be speculating that another suitor could make a play for the grocery chain.

Author: 0 Donald Trump says no one has any proof on Russian Federation

After the firestorm caused by Comey's firing , Rosenstein appointed Mueller, Comey's predecessor as FBI director, to take over the DOJ Russia investigation. Trump has expressed increasing dissatisfaction with the Justice Department since Mueller's appointment. But Trump has publicly said he was going to fire Comey regardless of Rosenstein's recommendation.

Global A ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry, won by Dems
Author: 0 A ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry, won by Dems

Hodgkinson of IL, exchanged gunfire with police, was taken into custody and later died from his injuries. The FBI said it was investigating the shooter's "activities and social media impressions" in the months leading up to the attack. The game, where Democrats easily defeated Republicans 11-2, usually is a fierce competition, however, this year the focus turned to showing unity in the aftermath of the shooting, CNN reported.

Global WashPo: Special counsel Mueller investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice
Author: 0 WashPo: Special counsel Mueller investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice

He is the Acting Attorney General in this case. They have tried to highlight the positive reviews he received Wednesday when he made a statesman-like appearance in the White House to address the nation after Rep. It would be hard to make the case, he said, that the experience of interviewing for Federal Bureau of Investigation director would make it impossible for Mueller to fairly exercise the broad discretion afforded to prosecutors.

Author: 0 Broadway shows its age on Bette's big night out

He had this inspiring message to young people out there: "The things that make you odd are the things that make you powerful". " Dear Evan Hansen " was the big victor at the 2017 Tony Awards , taking home the award for Best Musical . The actress continued for several minutes before the orchestra began to play her off, softly at first, but getting louder quickly. The music signals to a speaker that their time is up.

Author: 0 London Bridge attack: 19-year-old arrested in raids

Seven men are being held in custody under terror laws following the 3 June attack that left eight dead and dozens wounded. Anyone who saw them on the... One week on from the atrocity, revellers returned to the Borough Market area on Saturday night in a show of defiance, although the market is expected to remain closed into this week.

Global DHE Odisha Plus Two Admission 2017 First Merit List Announced Here @Dheodisha
Author: 0 DHE Odisha Plus Two Admission 2017 First Merit List Announced Here @Dheodisha

In Odisha, the college having highest cut off mark i.e., 93.17% is The Ravenshaw Junior College in Cuttack. Over 4 lakh seats in the colleges will be up for grabs. Colleges which have placed the cut-off at 90 percent and above in Science stream, are Saraswati (Junior) Vidya Mandir, Neelakantha Nagar, Berhampur and Basic Science & Humanities (Junior) College, Bhubaneswar , according to this NDTV report .

Global Top Republican shot and wounded along with his aides
Author: 0 Top Republican shot and wounded along with his aides

Two of the other people shot were at George Washington University Hospital in critical condition, according to a statement from the hospital. Capitol Police officers returned fire, and Hodgkinson was fatally wounded. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot in the hip and suffered other internal injuries. "I can show you messages and stuff that were much worse than this guy's Facebook posts ", said Rep.

Author: 0 Uber boss Travis Kalanick takes indefinite leave as CEO

Mr. Kalanick said in an email to employees that he would take time off to work on himself and reflect on building a "world-class leadership team" for the company. Kalanick became CEO of Uber in December 2010, replacing Ryan Graves, who sits on the company's board and serves as its senior vice president of global operations.

Author: 0 Crude prices dip 3.7 percent as United States gasoline stocks rise

OPEC said Tuesday, that output from the group rose by 336,000 barrels per day in May to 32.14m barrels per day. Growth in oil supply will outstrip growth in demand during 2018, driven by increasing production from United States shale and other countries outside Opec, the International Energy Agency (IEA ) said.

Global Another security agency places blame for WannaCry on North Korea
Author: 0 Another security agency places blame for WannaCry on North Korea

The WannaCry ransomware attack that affected more than 150 countries and crippled parts of the NHS came from North Korea , British and U.S. security officials believe. The Lazarus theory was first floated by a researcher at Google who noticed that certain, unique computer code overlapped between Lazarus tools and Wanna Cry.

Author: 0 Rosenstein Says He Has Seen No Reason to Remove Mueller

SHAHEEN: And have you given the special counsel full independence from the Justice Department to conduct his investigation? But he says he does not recall any private meetings or conversations with Russian officials at that event. Solicitor General Robert Bork carried out Nixon's order. Rosenstein, who has been on the job for six weeks, described Mueller as operating independently from the Justice Department in his investigation into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russian ...

Author: 0 Xbox One X's $500 Price Tag Includes No Profit Margin

Now, according to Polygon , Microsoft's head of Xbox , Phil Spencer has rejected Sony's defense of their decision not to adopt cross-platform play. When asked about this at E3, Microsoft said it was Sony's fault. But that doesn't mean Xbox head Phil Spencer hasn't heard fans and their criticism of the lack of said games now coming to Xbox One in the next 18 months.

Author: 0 AG Sessions to testify in public Tuesday

Though contact between the White House and the FBI has always been routed through the attorney general or deputy attorney general, Sessions recused himself from overseeing the FBI investigation into Russia's interference with last year's election after failing to disclose meetings with Kislyak during his January confirmation hearing.

Author: 0 Senate passes bill to impose new sanctions on Iran

The package also would require a congressional review if a president attempts to ease or end current penalties. The Trump administration has repeatedly downplayed Russian involvement in the election and denied the us intelligence consensus that the Russian interference helped his campaign.

Global Adviser says Obama tried to get Warmbier back
Author: 0 Adviser says Obama tried to get Warmbier back

Otto Warmbier's parents, Fred and Cindy , are scheduled to speak to the media at their son's former high school in the Cincinnati suburb of Wyoming, Ohio. Twenty-two-year-old Otto Warmbier's (WORM'-birz) high school English teacher, Danica White, says he was an outstanding student with "a good heart".

Global London Mayor Sadiq says Trump's state visit to United Kingdom should be cancelled
Author: 0 London Mayor Sadiq says Trump's state visit to United Kingdom should be cancelled

A spokesperson for Khan told the UK's Guardian that the mayor had " more important things to do than respond to Donald Trump's ill-informed tweet that deliberately takes out of context his remarks". It is the second day that Trump has twisted the mayor's words. " There's no reason to be alarmed ", Khan had said. Reuters/Clodagh KilcoyneMayor of London Sadiq Khan visits the scene of the attack on London Bridge and Borough Market.

Global Erendira Wallenda Breaks World Record With Niagara Falls Stunt
Author: 0 Erendira Wallenda Breaks World Record With Niagara Falls Stunt

She remained in the air over the cascading falls for around eight minutes, performing a few flips for fun in between. Speaking to reporters, Wallenda described the experience as "amazing" and "beautiful", and said she had hung twice from her teeth, listening to music throughout so as to block out any sound from spectators below.

Global North Korea blasts USA over 'selfish' climate withdrawal
Author: 0 North Korea blasts USA over 'selfish' climate withdrawal

Hawaii is the first state in the US that will legally enforce parts of the Paris Agreement. Brown later held a closed-door meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, during which the two pledged to expand trade between California and China with an emphasis on so-called green technologies that could help address climate change, Brown said .

Global Fallin Says REAL ID Deadline Has Been Extended
Author: 0 Fallin Says REAL ID Deadline Has Been Extended

The REAL ID Act was put in place in 2005 to improve the reliability of state issued ID's, making it harder for terrorists to obtain fake identification. Oklahoma received several extensions until notified last winter that it must begin implementation. Oklahoma Public Safety Commissioner Michael Thompson says implementing the changes could take more than two years.

Author: 0 Angry Trump decries being target of Russian Federation probe

Five people briefed on the interview requests, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told the Washington Post that the head of the National Security Agency , Mike Rogers, the director of national intelligence, Daniel Coats and Richard Ledgett , a former deputy to Rogers, agreed to be interviewed by investigators working for special counsel Robert S.

Global Were fire barriers installed in London tower?
Author: 0 Were fire barriers installed in London tower?

Bottled water, clothes and cash will help the Grenfell Tower residents in the short term, but in the long term, people must campaign for housing rights locally and nationally. The initial response to the Grenfell fire was heartening, and locals were overwhelmed by the generosity shown to them. "If there are other buildings with this cladding, if it is found to be flammable, then we must move people out".

Global Turkey's Erdogan Vows to Stand by Qatar in Ongoing Crisis
Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan Vows to Stand by Qatar in Ongoing Crisis

He echoed an allegation the Saudi-led group has used to justify cutting diplomatic ties to the tiny gas-rich country. But turning up the heat on Qatar so soon after the countries cut off diplomatic ties could imperil the future of the USA military's largest outpost in the Middle East - an air base 20 miles south of the capital Doha that hosts an estimated 11,000 military personnel.

Author: 0 Bat-Signal to light up LA in tribute to Adam West

Several members of West's family are also expected to attend the event. Actor Burt Ward , who played Batman's sidekick Robin in the hit 1960s TV series, joined West's family and thousands of fans - many in fancy dress - for the public memorial on Thursday.

Global Pence Hires Veteran Washington Lawyer to Handle Russia Probe
Author: 0 Pence Hires Veteran Washington Lawyer to Handle Russia Probe

Then, on Thursday, the Post broke the news (which THE WEEKLY STANDARD has confirmed) that Vice President Mike Pence had hired an outside lawyer to handle any inquiries about the special counsel. US and Central American officials found common ground Thursday on the benefits of economic development and the need to reduce drug trafficking as the administration of President Donald Trump proposes to dial back financial assistance to the region.

Author: 0 Attorney: Officer 'did what he had to do' in driver shooting

FILE - In this July 25, 2016, file photo, a memorial including a photo of Philando Castile adorns the gate to the governor's residence in St. Paul, Minn., protesting the July 6, 2016 shooting death of Castile by St. Paulsen reminded the jury that a bullet hit Castile in what would have been his trigger finger - but there was no bullet damage around his pocket where he had the gun.

Global Vice President Mike Pence to Travel to Central and South America
Author: 0 Vice President Mike Pence to Travel to Central and South America

The special counsel and congressional committees are investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible connections with Trump's campaign. He worked on President George W. Bush's legal team in the aftermath of the 2000 election. USA intelligence agencies have concluded that Moscow interfered in last year's presidential campaign to try to tilt the vote in Trump's favor.

Global Clooney's father reveals how George met Amal
Author: 0 Clooney's father reveals how George met Amal

Do you remember the first night you met your partner? According to a Daily Mail report, the Clooney twins were born at the exclusive Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, London, with the family choosing to reserve three adjacent rooms: one for Amal and the new-borns, the second for their family and the third for their security detail.

Author: 0 Trump reportedly under investigation for possible obstruction of justice

Coats met behind closed doors for more than three hours Thursday with the Senate intelligence committee, which is conducting a separate investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. When asked about a letter he wrote recommending firing Comey, Rosenstein said that Mueller could be looking into the decision-making process for the firing - and he was therefore "not at liberty to talk about that now".

Global North Korea says missile launch a new type of 'cruise rocket'
Author: 0 North Korea says missile launch a new type of 'cruise rocket'

The U.S. last week tested a defense system that it said successfully intercepted and destroyed a mock intercontinental ballistic missile. "At this point, it's paramount for us to find creative and fundamental ways to curb the North Korean provocations and to resolve the North Korean nuclear issues", he added.

Author: 0 Authorities say escaped Georgia inmates caught in Tennessee

Dubose and Rowe ran from the vehicle into some woods but they were discovered by a homeowner who called his neighbor and they each grabbed a gun. Miller says something alerted the homeowner that people were outside his home and he saw the men trying to steal his vehicle.

Author: 0 Verizon Closes $4.5B Yahoo Acquisition, Marissa Mayer Resigns

Internet pioneer Yahoo ended its two-decade run as an independent company on Tuesday, completing the sale of its core online assets to telecom giant Verizon . Advertising is key to Verizon's plans for Oath. Chief among those challenges were massive data breaches, which caused Verizon to reduce its purchase price of Yahoo by $350 million .

Author: 0 FBI Investigating Trump For Obstruction of Justice, Washington Post Reports

As part of the widening probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, senior intelligence officials, including Daniel Coats, director of national intelligence, and Adm. A spokesman for the DNI declined to comment to CNN. When asked about a letter he wrote recommending firing Comey, Rosenstein said that Mueller could be looking into the decision-making process for the firing - and he was therefore "not at liberty to talk about that now".

Author: 0 US Govt agrees on new Sanctions on Russian Federation

The bipartisan agreement came in the form of an amendment to legislation the Senate already is considering on sanctions for Iran. The measure has been attached to a bill imposing penalties on Iran that the Senate is now debating and also has strong support.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande storms to top of iTunes charts

USHER to miss out on performing at the One Love Manchester concert on Sunday (June 4) to escort his son to summer camp. Proceeds "will help alleviate immediate suffering and ensure victims and their families do not face short-term financial difficulties", according to the British Red Cross .

Author: 0 United Nations imposes fresh sanctions on officials in North Korea

An Australian questioner asked, in light of Trump's abandonment of an worldwide trade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and his withdrawal from the Paris climate deal, "why should we not fret that we are present at the destruction of" a global rules-based order? Mattis in his speech titled "The United States and Asia- Pacific Security" also expressed reservation about Chinese actions that impinge on the interests of the worldwide community.

Author: 0 North Korea blasts Trump as 'silly,' 'ignorant' over Paris Accord withdrawal

Disney's Robert Iger also resigned from the Presidential Council after the President Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement . Tension has grown in recent months between North Korea and the U.S. Jackson said Cleveland will continue its efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050. China is by far the world's largest user of coal, which accounts for nearly two-thirds of its energy use and has made it the No.

Author: 0 We may never ID all London fire victims

Thirty-seven were still hospitalized on Thursday, with 17 in critical condition. "We as the police have started an investigation, I mentioned when I was down at the scene this morning that one of our very senior investigating officers is leading that for us", the commander said.

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