• Firefighters battling massive fire in London

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    The story London fire: Deaths confirmed in "unprecedented" tower inferno first appeared on The Sydney Morning Herald . The building, which is located in a poverty-stricken pocket of one of London's wealthiest neighborhoods, was engulfed within minutes, said locals.
  • Escaped prisoners shoot, kill guards in Putnam Co

    Escaped prisoners shoot, kill guards in Putnam Co

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    Teresa Slade, a spokeswoman for the sheriff's office, said there were 27 other inmates on the bus when those two inmates overpowered the guards. "We are still desperately looking for these two individuals". The other 31 inmates remained on the bus and some are cooperating with investigators. "How they got through the locks and things up to that area I do not know".
  • Attorney General Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts

    Attorney General Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts

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    The attorney general said there were some things he couldn't talk about because of long standing policies about keeping communications with the president confidential. He says he is confident that Comey understood and would abide by the Justice Departments rules on communications with the White House about ongoing investigations.
  • Under fire, Sessions denies any Russian collusion

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    Sessions, who served in the Senate representing Alabama, will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. ET. Sessions was sworn in February 9 but did not actually step away from the investigation until March 2, the day after The Washington Post reported on his two previously undisclosed Kislyak meetings.
  • Amid growing controversy, Sessions abruptly cancels public testimony

    Amid growing controversy, Sessions abruptly cancels public testimony

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    Sessions noted that several lawmakers on those panels had said they meant to ask him about the Russian Federation investigation, after testimony by former FBI director James Comey before the intelligence committee Thursday. After former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey made headlines with his testimony this week, the spotlight is now on Jeff Sessions.
  • Britain could stay in EU, but only on poorer terms -Verhofstadt

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    Negotiations were due to start on 19 June, but that date is now up in the air, as British prime minister Theresa May unexpectedly lost her majority in parliament. "My preoccupation is that time is passing, it is". The Brexit negotiator asked London not to "waste time" and explained that it will take "several months to draw out the conditions of an orderly withdrawal, with hard and sensitive points of discussion".
  • Sessions to face questions on Russia, Comey in high-stakes Senate hearing

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    It could be because they didn't like seeing one of their former colleagues - Sessions was in the Senate 20 years - under the hot glare of the national spotlight. Sessions had recused himself from oversight of the FBI's Russian probe, owing to his meetings with Kislyak. Lawmakers will also press Sessions about aspects of Comey's testimony last week.
  • London tower block fire claims lives

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    The fire brigade said up to 20 floors have been checked by crews. The fire broke out about 1:00am before spreading through the entire building from the second floor upwards. Residents told media in the United Kingdom that they complained before about fire risks at the tower, located in west London . Although the cause of the fire is not yet clear , some residents have pointed to plastic cladding, which can be found on the ground, as "the problem".
  • Kylian Mbappe Confirms Real Madrid Have Wanted Him Since He Was 14

    Kylian Mbappe Confirms Real Madrid Have Wanted Him Since He Was 14

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    Madrid are believed to be the club closest to sealing his signature, where he would work under compatriot Zinedine Zidane, though he was more coy when asked specifically about those links. "I'm under contract, I'm not free". The striker also addressed the Spanish capital club's interest in taking him to the Santiago Bernabeu this summer.
  • We have 250000 reasons not to go to Westminster, says Sinn Fein

    We have 250000 reasons not to go to Westminster, says Sinn Fein

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    Discussions between the DUP and British Prime Minister Theresa May on a deal to allow the Conservatives to form a minority government are to resume today. "That's entirely understandable and I sympathise - but my main concern is the peace process". "Although I don't expect it to suddenly collapse because there's a broad consensus that wishes it to continue, I think we have to take care with it".
  • 50 people taken to hospitals from tower fire, number of fatalities

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    The fire in the 24-storey Grenfell Tower on Latimer Road near Notting Hill started in the early hours of Wednesday. At least 50 people have been injured, according to the London Ambulance Service . She told reporters at the scene: 'This is an unprecedented incident . "There's people, like, throwing their kids out: 'Just save my children, just save my children!'", she said.
  • UK govt a minority on eve of Brexit talks

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    But in one of the most sensational nights in British electoral history, a resurgent Labour Party denied her an outright win, throwing the country into political turmoil. "With a minority government , and a very heavy programme of legislation needed to make necessary arrangements for paving the way for Brexit, there is likely to be little time or inclination to embark on an unnecessary battle over human rights", Feldman says.
  • Deputy, husband turn selves in after murder charge

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    Chauna Thompson, a Harris County Sheriff's deputy and wife of Terry Thompson, helped restrain the victim and didn't stop her husband from choking him. "For us, it was a strategic decision to take the case to the grand jury as opposed to direct file and it was done for evidentiary purposes". "The male [Terry Thompson] and the female [Chauna Thompson] that were involved - whether they be complainants or suspects-they should have been separated, put in the back of a patrol auto with their ...
  • Russian Federation collusion claim 'detestable lie': US Attorney General

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    All eyes will be on Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday as he testifies in public to address issues related to former FBI Director James Comey and the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 USA election. Comey's firing was recommended by last month-raising questions about whether he violated his recusal from the investigation into Trump campaign ties to Russian Federation.
  • British government in crisis as Brexit talks loom

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    The outcome was a significant political embarrassment for May, who called for an early election in April based on polls that showed the Conservatives would increase their majority and give her more clout in hard talks with the European Union on terms for exiting the political and economic alliance.
  • Llevará Mexicano agua hacia Marte

    Llevará Mexicano agua hacia Marte

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    Se trata de la misión ExoMars (Exobiology on Mars ), programada para ser lanzada a mediados de 2020 para llevar al explorador ExoMars Rover con el instrumento HABIT , cuyo objetivo es capturar y convertir en líquida el agua de la atmósfera del planeta rojo.
  • Many Injured As Huge Fire Engulfs 27-Storey London Building

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    Organisers at the nearby Harrow Club, which is processing reports of missing people in the area and providing shelter to those affected, said they have been overwhelmed by people's generosity. A local residents association had previously warned it was anxious about the risk of a serious fire in the block. A huge fire took over the 24-storey tower block in west London just after 0100 (BST) on Wednesday and was burning for more than six hours later.
  • GOP rep: Before shooting, man asked whether we were Dems or GOP

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    Ron DeSantis (R-FL). While appearing on "Fox and Friends" Desantis described the unusual encounter that occurred minutes before the incident. "And as I was getting into the auto with one of my colleagues. DeSantis said the man didn't appear to be carrying anything and he informed the police about the conversation. Steve Scalise is said to be shot in the hip and was taken to a nearby hospital.
  • Was Dylan too freewheelin' in borrowing for Nobel lecture?

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    The originality of said speech, however, has now been called into question. It seems he might have needed a refresher on them though, as Slate has found myriad similarities between the way Dylan recounted the events of the books in his lecture and the summaries of them on student revision site SparkNotes .
  • Trump's lawyer to file complaint against Comey

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    In that same testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey accused the president of directing him to drop the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of Michael Flynn during a private White House meeting. "Well, I didn't say that". During the press conference, he rebuked Comey's claims abut Flynn, but then followed it up by saying that "according to everybody I read today", there was "nothing wrong if I did say [those comments to Comey]".
  • 10-man France down England in lively friendly

    10-man France down England in lively friendly

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    Butland impressed as a second-half substitute against France last night. Tottenham full-back Kieran Trippier made his global debut, while Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton started for the Three Lions for the first time. England took an early lead through Harry Kane's wonderfully worked ninth-minute strike but could have been pegged back before Samuel Umtiti's equaliser midway through the first half.
  • Jeff Sessions denies secret meeting with Russians

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    Even before Sessions testified , attention in Washington swivelled to whether Trump might seek to fire Robert Mueller , the former FBI director named last month by the Justice Department to head a federal probe into the Russian Federation issue.
  • Jorge Glas pide comparecer en la Asamblea sobre caso Odebrecht

    Jorge Glas pide comparecer en la Asamblea sobre caso Odebrecht

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    José Serrano confirma que la legislatura comunicará "formalmente fecha y Comisión para su comparecencia" El presidente de la Asamblea Nacional, José Serrano, mediante su cuenta de twitter se refirió a la publicación realizada por el Vicepresidente de la República, Jorge Glas, en la que señala que "solicité ser invitado a la Comisión de Fiscalización para exponer sobre el caso Odebrecht".
  • Huge fire engulfs London tower block, 30 people injured

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    The mishap took place in Latimer Road's Grenfell Tower located in White City district. Up to 600 people were believed to be inside 120 flats in the 24-storey Grenfell Tower , in north Kensington, when the blaze began shortly after Tuesday midnight, The Telegraph reported.
  • Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2017) unboxing and first look

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    Apple has updated its iMac line with up to three times more powerful graphics, faster processors, Thunderbolt 3, storage options and brighter Retina displays, and added a Retina Ultra HD display and discrete graphics to the US$1,299 21.5-inch iMac.
  • May Loses Majority In UK Election, Throws Brexit Into Turmoil

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    Independence Party. May failed to get the 326 seats her Conservative party needs for an outright majority. If she is to succeed in delivering the end of Britain's European Union membership which 52 percent of the British public demanded a year ago, she must find a way to recapture the full support of her party because she will need their votes to pass legislation preparing for and ultimately enacting the departure.
  • Officials confirm fatalities in London high-rise fire

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    A casualty bureau has been set up for anyone concerned about friends and family on 0800 0961 233 . She could not confirm numbers because of the complexity of the building. "Chunks of the building are falling off in flames", she said, adding there is a "massive" swathe of fire across the side of the building. Thirty people were taken to five hospitals following the fire.
  • La Pampa y Mendoza cara a cara por el río Atuel

    La Pampa y Mendoza cara a cara por el río Atuel

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    El secretario de Recursos Hídricos de La Pampa, Javier Schlegel, adelantó hoy a Télam que "cualquier acuerdo con Mendoza debe ser con el agua del Atuel escurriendo por el territorio pampeano". "Lo que La Pampa está solicitando es el escurrimiento permanente del Río Atuel, ese es el eje de la discusión más que la cuestión económica". Según se informó desde Mendoza, los oradores de esa provincia serán el gobernador Alfredo Cornejo, el fiscal de Estado, Fernando Simón, y el abogado ...
  • Sessions calls allegations of collusion with Russia appalling

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    Sessions had one major goal - to protect himself after Comey thrust him into the center of the Russian Federation maelstrom. Sessions and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during an event at the Mayflower Hotel previous year. At the same time, Sessions said the US doesn't have a sufficient strategy to deal with cyberattacks. Lindsey Graham, Rosenstein said that having given political donations is not a disqualifier.
  • Massive fire engulfs London high-rise: 'A number of fatalities' and 30 injured

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    London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton told reporters: "This is an unprecedented incident". "It's the most terrifying thing I've ever seen". The building is at least 24 storeys high. "Our advice has always been if there is a fire stay in your flat, but if we had stayed in that flat we would have been perished". "It was like something out of a disaster movie".
  • Thousands march against Vladimir Putin as rival Alexei Navalnyis arrested

    Thousands march against Vladimir Putin as rival Alexei Navalnyis arrested

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    In Moscow , thousands of angry protesters held an unsanctioned rally on Tverskaya, the capital's main street. Some of the arrests were violent with police using batons and dragging people along the street. Mr. Navalny called the anti-corruption protests after releasing a film alleging that Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev controls a vast fortune through a network of foundations.
  • Analiza la ONU retos de personas con discapacidades

    Analiza la ONU retos de personas con discapacidades

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    Ecuador asistirá con una comitiva a la X Conferencia de los Estados Parte de la Convención sobre los Derechos de las Personas con Discapacidad , que se realizará en la sede de la ONU, en Nueva York, los días 13, 14 y 15 de junio. En ese sentido, el diputado nacional cita el artículo 4 de la norma destacando que el Estado debe "abstenerse de actos o prácticas que sean incompatibles con la presente Convención y velar porque las autoridades e instituciones públicas actúen conforme lo dispuesto ...
  • Backed force on eastern edge of Syria's Raqa: monitor

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    By this morning, the Arab-Kurdish alliance was attacking the city from the north, west and east, Sello said. The coalition said the SDF has encouraged civilians to flee Raqqah, and have pledged to hand over control of the city "to a representative body of local civilians who will provide security and governance" after it is liberated.
  • May says Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority

    May says Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority

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    Visiting British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday said that talks to launch procedures of Britain's divorce from the European Union will start as scheduled next week. France and Britain, two countries hit hard by terrorist attacks, will consider the creation of new legal sanctions for companies if they fail to remove content that is deemed unacceptable, May said.
  • UK's May faces calls to soften Brexit as political limbo drags on

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    While he's best known as a politician, he will be writing for us first and foremost as a journalist and commentator. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn countered with a bit of previously unseen swagger, wearing a huge red rose - his party's symbol - in his lapel as he sparred with May and taunted her about the uncertainty surrounding the upcoming vote on her legislative program, known as the Queen's Speech.
  • Fallece Antonio Chedraui, arzobispo de la Iglesia Católica Ortodoxa de México

    Fallece Antonio Chedraui, arzobispo de la Iglesia Católica Ortodoxa de México

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    Se ha desempeñado como jerarca de dicha iglesia para México , Venezuela , Centroamérica y el Caribe en calidad de vicario, obispo y arzobispo , según ha cambiado el estatus diocesano de la región. El arzobispo arrastraba problemas de salud desde el pasado 17 de enero, cuando el arzobispado metropolitano de la Iglesia Ortodoxa tuvo que suspender la celebración del cumpleaños de Tannous debido a esta situación.
  • Inmates shoot, kill 2 correctional officers in Georgia

    Inmates shoot, kill 2 correctional officers in Georgia

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    Federal, state and local law enforcement were pursuing Ricky Dubose , 24, and Donnie Russell Rowe , 43, in the slaying. You murdered two prison guards and carjacked a taxpayer. " I have their blood on my shoes ". The prisoners breached a protective gate on the bus to reach the officers, before disarming and killing them both, the sheriff's office said.