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Queen visits London fire volunteers as locals plead for answers

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Some jumped to their deaths rather than face the flames, and witnesses reported seeing small children thrown from the tower by their families in a desperate bid to save them. "They are fully aware of the true scale of this tragedy but can not comprehend why they are not being given more information". Police have been struggling to come up with an authoritative list of who was in the building when the fire started, making it hard to determine how many had died. Read More »

Trump 'confirms' he's under probe

Trump had previously boasted that he was not personally under investigation , and Comey said the president had repeatedly pressured him to publicly clear him. Intially, the Trump administration pointed to that memo to justify Comey's firing. Several White House officials and Trump associates insisted on anonymity from the Associated Press in order to discuss the president's views of the unfolding investigation. Read More »

Gold Drops Near USD1260 As Fed Raises Rates

It's the second hike within three months. And, you can still get a good deal on a home equity line of credit , or HELOC. This rebalancing could give the Fed the excuse not to hike rates as it would provide additional tightening, Hermes chief economist Neil Williams. Read More »

'Witch Hunt': Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

Trump's digital volley appeared to be trained at Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who recommended the firing last month of James Comey - an nearly unprecedented move that could yet imperil Trump's presidency. Mr. Mueller must denounce the leak and defend the independence of his investigation. So this particular tweet coming from Trump on Friday morning went off like a siren. Read More »

Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Federal Investigation

Trump's friend Newt Gingrich - who is out with a new book titled "Understanding Trump" - is among those raising questions about the "anti-Trump" focus of Mueller's investigation. The Republican president has repeatedly complained about the probe, calling it a witch hunt and saying Democrats can not accept his election victory. Read More »

Trump appears to become own 'leaker' with tweet about Russia probe

His comments follow a report that former FBI Director Robert Mueller is examining whether Trump obstructed justice by firing FBI Director James Comey . Mueller is leading the Russian Federation probe after being appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in the Department of Justice, which oversees the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read More »

U.S. lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement

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House, in which leaders of both major political parties replaced acidic rhetoric with calls for unity and bipartisanship. At the request of the family, we will continue to provide periodic updates. Congressional staffer Zach Barth was shot in the leg and has since been released from the hospital. Congressman Steve Scalise is in surgery for a third time at a Washington , D.C. Read More »

USA health chief 'in a receiving mode' on health bill ideas

It's still unclear whether the White House will attempt to assert executive privilege as a way to block Comey's testimony. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield said Tuesday that it's dropping individual exchange coverage in OH next year, citing a "lack of certainty of funding" for cost-sharing subsidies the government pays insurers to help reduce low-income Americans' health costs and "an increasing lack of overall predictability" in the market. Read More »

Microsoft Explains Why Xbox One X Is Worth $100 Premium

The big software Company who have struggled to grow share in the console gaming market resulting in the Company refusing to release sales numbers, claims that their new console packs in more power, speed and graphical fidelity than its predecessors. Read More »

Donald Trump cries 'witch hunt' over obstruction probe

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What is Trump so afraid of in the Russian Federation investigation? When Comey was deputy attorney general in the Bush administration, he appointed a close friend and former colleague, Patrick Fitzgerald, as special counsel to investigate who leaked the identity of Valerie Plame, a covert Central Intelligence Agency officer. Read More »

Cosby lawyers fighting civil suits by 10 women

The judge then declared a mistrial . Constand did not speak to reporters, but her attorney, Dolores Troiani, said Constand was a "very spiritual person who believes everything happens for a reason". Cosby was charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault. Constand did not appear at the news conference. "Heinously and exploitively ambitious", she said. Read More »

Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russian Federation probe

Heck was referring to the growing number of legal teams forming as a result of the special counsel investigation into whether Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 US presidential election. His tweet about a "WITCH HUNT" conducted by "bad" people is just a Trumpian version of what appears to be the official White House line - that this is somehow a partisan attempt to delegitimize the Trump presidency. Read More »

Trump Interviewed Mueller for FBI Director Job Before Special Counsel Appointment

Days after Comey was abruptly ousted, Rosenstein appointed Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. But the investigation continues, fueled by anti-Trump factions determined to discredit the president. Ryan told reporters Tuesday: "The best advice would be to let Robert Mueller do his job". Read More »

Cuba Denounces Trump's New Measures

During his speech in Miami , Trump characterized these changes as a "complete" cancellation of the Obama policy and media reports have generally echoed this significant overstatement. As another member of the group, Bolivian President Evo Morales also expressed his full support for the Cuban people and their government in the face of the policy reversal. Read More »

Another election? The sooner, the better, says Keir Starmer — Interview

Behind the scenes the teams in headquarters had been developing a range of new tools over the previous year, and the snap election gave us the opportunity to deploy them for the first time. Okay, the Labour Party did not win but has come very close to that. Fourth, Jeremy Corbyn's leadership . Another immediate effect has been a weakening of the right . Read More »

Ryan says Trump should let Mueller do his job

This isn't just inside-the-Beltway gossip. An official of Trump's transition confirmed the lawyer's internal order, which was sent Thursday. "I think he's weighing that option", Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy told PBS NewsHour's Judy Woodruff on Monday. Read More »

Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1

But Fleetwood played a sublime, lofted chip to three feet and rattled in the putt to limit the damage to a six, and his four-under 68 left him just one stroke behind 54-hole leader Harmon in a share of second with Brooks Koepka and Justin Thomas . Read More »

GOP Shooter Had List of House Republicans' Names

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The couple had been married for 30 years, she said , and he'd sold nearly everything from his business before moving out to D.C.in March. At an emotional press conference outside the couple's home in Belleville, Illinois, Sue Hodgkinson struggled for words to describe events running up to the shooting and said her husband, known also as Tom, had told her he had gone to the nation's capital to "work on taxes". Read More »

Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?

Authorities said James Hodgkinson expressed grievances online about the president and Republicans, but they're still working to determine a concrete motive for the shooting. "It's really nice. The school, especially, has grown a lot since I arrived", he said. After the two became acquainted, Euille said, Hodgkinson started asking about where to go for breakfast, for happy hours in the evening and for weekend activities. Read More »

Trump's Policy impact on Cuba

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Trump said that easing restrictions on trade and travel only helps the Castro government , and he wants U.S. money to go only to the fledgling private sector. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., tweeted Saturday - do the opposite of what President Barack Obama would have done. The embargo is the official ban on trade with a particular country. Read More »

Theresa May sidesteps questions about response to Grenfell Tower disaster

May was criticised for avoiding locals when she visited the disaster site on Thursday and faced cries of " Shame on you " and " coward " when she returned the following day, with police breaking up scuffles. I'm angry, I have children. "Because of people saving money, people are dying". Newly-appointed Indian-origin housing minister in the Department for Communities and Local Government, Alok Sharma, said, "Every single family will be rehoused in the local area". Read More »

May offers 5-mn-pound support package for London fire victims

Cmdr. Stuart Cundy said that number may change, as the number of people who died was originally at 30. "In circumstances where foam plastic insulation is permitted, the insulation must meet stringent fire performance testing to limit the amount of smoke produced and slow the spread of flame, or the insulation must be protected by non-combustible material", Cripps said in an email . Read More »

Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy, says Wife

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He wounded four people. The Louisiana republican remains in critical condition at a local hospital. Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old former home builder and lead removal contractor, had run-ins with police but no felony convictions. "The guy from Belleville was shooting people", Kaiser said. "They saved the lives of our Members of Congress and prevented that dark day from becoming a tragedy beyond imagination". Read More »

List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shooter

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All three Congressmen on the shooter's hit list belong to the House Freedom Caucus, which is comprised of the House of Representative's most conservative members. Hodgkinson said. Duncan said he told him it was a Republican ball practice, and Hodgkinson started to shoot them. Sue Hodgkinson talked with reporters briefly in Belleville, Illinois, on Thursday - in part to ask the media to stop disrupting the neighborhood. Read More »

Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener

A three-step system allows referees to stop a match if players receive racist abuse and request a public announcement, then suspend the match if behavior persists and if necessary abandon the match. Meanwhile, New Zealand are appearing for the fourth time , although the All Whites are still hunting for a first win in the eight-team competition. Read More »

London protests held as anger mounts over Grenfell fire

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The newspaper said Friday that Omnis Exteriors manufactured the aluminum composite material used in the cladding. "United in our sadness, we are equally determined, without fear or favour, to support all those rebuilding lives so horribly affected by injury and loss". Read More »

How to Sign Up for iOS 11 Public Beta

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In what is certain to be a welcome move for app developers , Apple has announced that all the reviews and ratings their app has accumulated over the period of its existence on the app store, will no longer disappear when the devs release an update . Read More »

British PM to meet fire survivors in Downing St

After 24 hours of rallies in support of the Grenfell victims , Mrs May met with residents and community leaders on Saturday before setting out her plans to help. London's fire department says that the reason for the subway closure near the high-rise fire disaster is because of a "short-term risk of some debris falling onto the tracks". Read More »

Trump rolls back some, not all, changes in US-Cuba relations

Ramon Saul Sanchez, leader of the anti-embargo Movimiento Democracia, told AFP that the changes do not fully reverse Obama's open-hand policy as Trump had suggested. -President Trump, speaking in MiamiWhat's new about Trump's recently announced Cuba policy? Well, for starters, none of Trump's reforms take effect immediately. Read More »

Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition

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Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Porter Ranch) smiled broadly when asked who he thought would win the 56th annual Congressional Baseball Game . The bullet reportedly pierced his hip during baseball practice may have done a lot of damage and the hospital said he's had to have a number of transfusions. Read More »