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Detective Superintendent Fiona McCormack also said experts had now concluded the fire, the mostly deadly blaze in London since World War Two, had started in a fridge freezer. Housing trust Wythenshawe Community Housing Group has started work to remove 78 feature panels at its Village 135 scheme that were identified as using similar material to the cladding panels used at Grenfell Tower.
  • US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria

    US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria

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    On several occasions in recent weeks, warplanes of the US -led coalition have also struck pro-government forces to prevent them advancing from the Al Tanf garrison in southeastern Syria at a spot where the country's borders join Iraq and Jordan.
  • Dems seek first big win of Trump era today in Georgia

    Dems seek first big win of Trump era today in Georgia

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    As voting got underway in Georgia's closely-watched Congressional race, the state's chief elections official posted a video on social media urging voters to head to the polls and "wear your peach voting sticker with pride". Rain is falling throughout District 6, which could have implications on voter turnout. No matter who wins, there will not be any significant, immediate impact on the workings of the House with Republicans holding a 45-seat majority entering Tuesday.
  • Summer solstice 2017 splits countries down the middle

    Summer solstice 2017 splits countries down the middle

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    If you're on the eastern side of the time zone, then you will have an early sunrise and an early sunset. For pagans, the summer solstice is a celebration of fire, and centuries ago, was also a time to celebrate the ripeness and fullness of growing crops.
  • Who has the authority to sack Robert Mueller?

    Who has the authority to sack Robert Mueller?

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    Chief executive of the conservative Newsmax media, Christopher Ruddy , has told PBS Television that Mr Trump is weighing the possibility of sacking Mr Mueller, a former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation who was appointed as special counsel on May 17.
  • Annual US Congress baseball game brings unity after shooting

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    Scalise was reported to have been tended to by Rep. Brad Wenstrup of OH, a US Army Reserve doctor who served in Iraq, before his treatment at the hospital. "The. ways they could do that is you've ever been treated by a mental physician or in a mental hospital, or you've been convicted of a felony, or have been convicted of domestic battery", said Wagner.
  • One person displaced every three seconds in 2016

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    Jan Egeland, Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) that tracks displacement across the globe said the system protecting refugees will collapse "if we do not step up our support to countries like Uganda ". The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on Monday released its annual Global Trends study . Below are some facts from the United Nations refugee agency's Global Trends Report published ahead of World Refugee Day on Tuesday.
  • Terror gunmen take hostages at luxury resort in Mali

    Terror gunmen take hostages at luxury resort in Mali

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    French military spokesman Col. Patrik Steiger said he had "strictly no information" about French military involvement in the incident at the Campement Kangaba. This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Andrea de Georgio, a freelance journalist in Bamako, also quoted officials as saying that at least two people were killed.
  • Montana senators co-sponsor bill to honor Capitol cops after shooting

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    Proceeds from the game will go to the Capitol Police Memorial Fund, the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington , the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation and the Washington Literacy Center. Alexandria police said, they were responding to a "multiple shooting" in the city. "Many, many members have reported the same thing", said MacArthur, who was influential in moving a health overhaul bill through the House.
  • Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama Cuba policy

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    Still, Cuba said it is willing to continue "respectful dialogue" with on topics of mutual interest. Trump yesterday was set to announce a plan to tighten rules on Americans travelling to Communist-run Cuba and significantly restrict USA firms from doing business with Cuban enterprises controlled by the military, White House officials said.
  • More than 20 dead from forest fires in central Portugal

    More than 20 dead from forest fires in central Portugal

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    But various local residents said they had been left to their own devices and had seen no firefighters for hours while their homes burned. About 60 forest fires broke out across the country during the night, with around 1,700 firefighters battling to put them out.
  • Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

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    On Wednesday, The Washington Post reported that Trump was under investigation for obstruction of justice, citing unnamed officials. Meanwhile, special counsel Robert Mueller - a respected former Federal Bureau of Investigation director - has sought to beef up his investigatory firepower.
  • Officials Urge to Stay Cool as Heat Wave Envelops SoCal

    Officials Urge to Stay Cool as Heat Wave Envelops SoCal

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    The National Weather Service warns that Northern California is in for an extended period of hot weather. NWS forecasters blamed the high heat on strong high pressure over Western States and said it would cause temperatures to be 12-18 degrees above normal this weekend, with the Antelope Valley boasting the warmest temperatures.
  • DUP head: Talks with UK Conservatives going well

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    May lost her parliamentary majority in last week's election and is now desperately seeking the support of the 10 MPs from Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party . Northern Ireland's frontier with the Republic of Ireland will be the UK's only land border with the European Union after Brexit . As May attempts to cobble together a majority, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier warned that time was passing in an interview on Tuesday.