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Hunt added that Senate staff said the conditions for interviewing lawmakers now include "previously granted permission from senator AND Rules Committee of Senate". "Not a good idea", Senator Joe Manchin, Democrat from West Virginia, said about the rule change. "He seemed to imply they weren't going to change the policy, but I'm not going to put words in his mouth", Klobuchar told reporters.
  • The fire at the tower of London became known fresh details

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    One woman lost two of her six children when trying to escape a burning London tower block early on Wednesday morning while others tried to throw their children to safety, witnesses said. The tower is home to around 140 flats. The survivors, whose belongings are presumed to have been destroyed, gathered in the nearby Rugby Portobello community centre where they were given water, clothes and blankets.
  • Brennen College magazine courts controversy for ridiculing national anthem

    Brennen College magazine courts controversy for ridiculing national anthem

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    A four-line poem in Malayalam which appeared in Pellet , the magazine published by the Government Brennen College in Thalassery to mark it's 125th anniversary, has triggered the controversy. If viewed from a narrow-minded perspective, it could cause a misunderstanding. BJP general secretary K Surendran told reporters that not only the Left students' outfit, but the college staff council as well as the principal were responsible for the incident.
  • 6 dead in London fire; figure expected to rise

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    Witnesses described a white, polystyrene-type material falling like snow from the building as it burned. London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton there had been " a number of fatalities " but she could not confirm how many. "If we had stayed in that flat, we would've perished". "I think everyone felt really helpless because no-one could get to them". "All of us were praying that the building would not collapse as it is in the midst of a densely populated area".
  • Six killed, 74 injured in massive London high-rise blaze

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    By the time he had grabbed his daughter and ran down the stairs, Paramasivan said half the building was on fire and the other half was catching fast. It was not clear if residents were trapped, but people at the scene spoke of being unable to reach friends and family who had been inside.
  • May concluyó la reunión con miembros del DUP

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    La apertura del nuevo Parlamento está fijada para el martes, aunque May cuenta con tiempo para concretar su colaboración con los unionistas norirlandeses hasta el lunes 19, cuando la reina Isabel II acudirá a la Cámara de los Comunes para leer el programa oficial de la legislatura preparado por el Gobierno.
  • Shooting at GOP baseball field in Virginia

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    Mo Brooks, R-Ala., in an interview on CNN . A gunman opened fire on a Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, on Wednesday morning. Katie Filous was walking her two dogs near the field when she heard "a lot of shots". He said the shooter was "taken down". Two law enforcement sources told CNN the shooter, who is in police custody, has been taken to a hospital.
  • Odebrecht confirma acuerdo de cooperación con Fiscalía ecuatoriana

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    A través de un comunicado publicado en su página web, la constructora brasileña Odebrecht pide "disculpas a la sociedad ecuatoriana" por los actos de corrupción en los que ha estado vinculada la organización. Odebrecht emprendió una profunda reestructuración corporativa mediante la implementación de un amplio sistema interno de control y de gobernanza con cero tolerancia a prácticas ilícitas.
  • MHA goofs-up; uses Spain-Morocco border picture for Indo-Pak

    MHA goofs-up; uses Spain-Morocco border picture for Indo-Pak

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    The Spain-Morocco border is located along the Plazas de soberanía, Ceuta, Melilla and Alborán Island along the north coast of Morocco . However, sources said Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi has sought the explanation from officers and wanted to fix responsibility for the goof-up.
  • Trump's Lawyer to File Complaint Over Comey's 'Leaked' Memo

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    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Sunday called on President Trump to testify before the Senate about the Russian investigation - since the commander-in-chief said he would be "100 percent" willing to speak. In the meantime, at a Faith and Freedom rally , Trump told his supporters: "We are under siege". "As I used to say to juries when I talked about a witness, you can't cherry pick it".
  • Colourful Conservative Davidson blunts drive for Scottish independence

    Colourful Conservative Davidson blunts drive for Scottish independence

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    The party ended the night with 35 MPs and just under 37% of the vote - a result substantially down on the 50% of the vote they secured in 2015 which gave them 56 MPs. SNP Leader Nicola Sturgeon exits after casting her vote in the general election with her husband Peter Murrel at Broomhouse Community Hall in Glasgow , Scotland.
  • 'Detestable Lie': Sessions Says He Didn't Collude With Russians

    'Detestable Lie': Sessions Says He Didn't Collude With Russians

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    That led to a series of frustrated and sometimes tense exchanges with critics of President Donald Trump on the panel, NBC News reported. At an earlier hearing Tuesday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, overseeing that effort since Sessions stepped aside, said he's seen no basis for firing Mueller, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director he appointed as special counsel.
  • DMK members sent out of assembly

    DMK members sent out of assembly

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    According to the latest reports by Times Now , DMK president M K Stalin has been evicted from the Tamil Nadu assembly after the protests. The impromptu demonstration blocked traffic on the busy main road of the city as all the DMK MLAs trooped out of the assembly to join their leader on the street.
  • Multiple victims in shooting at San Francisco UPS center

    Multiple victims in shooting at San Francisco UPS center

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    A massive police presence has responded to reports of an active shooter at a UPS building in San Francisco . An official later confirmed that at least five people were shot and that two were "medical examiner cases". Phister says the area where the shooting occurred was at garage doors at the corner of 17th and Utah, a part of the building for employees only. In another tweet, police also asked city residents to seek shelter in place until the incident was resolved.
  • Leaders write letter on Paris climate agreement: 'We are still in'

    Leaders write letter on Paris climate agreement: 'We are still in'

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    Virginia will join at least a dozen other states that make up the U.S. Climate Alliance . Mr. Trump had on Thursday named India among key reasons for his decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement, saying that New Delhi will be paid billions of dollars to meet its commitment to combat climate change in the landmark deal struck to cut greenhouse gases and save the planet.
  • 6 killed, 74 injured in massive London high-rise blaze

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    Fire engulfed a 24-storey block of flats in central London on Wednesday, killing some people, injuring at least 50 more and trapping some residents asleep inside the towering inferno. Michael Paramasivan, who was in his seventh floor flat with girlfriend Hannah West, 23, and her daughter Thea, five, said: "If we'd listened to them and stayed in the flat we'd have perished".
  • Pakistan using covert activities to de-stabilize Kashmir

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    There has been spurt in ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops on LoC and International Border (IB) since May 1 after Pakistani Border Action Team (BAT) beheaded two Indian troopers on May 1. He urged the Indian side to respect the 2003 Ceasefire arrangement; investigate this and other incidents of ceasefire violations and instruct the Indian forces to respect the ceasefire in letter and spirit and maintain peace on the LoC.
  • Congressman shot near Washington, DC

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    Alexandria police said in a tweet that the gunman is in custody and no longer a threat. Scalise's office said the 51-year-old congressman was in stable condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. "I just didn't want her to wake up and learn the news", Flake said. Congressman Mo Brooks , who was also there, described how he used his belt as a tourniquet to help stop the bleeding of Congressman Scalise .
  • Kate Middleton makes surprise visit to survivors of London terror attack

    Kate Middleton makes surprise visit to survivors of London terror attack

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    A total of 14 people suffering predominantly with stab wounds were admitted to King's College Hospital shortly after the attack . Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall visited the patients earlier this month. "But to have six women who were stabbed multiple times, that was upsetting". The Deputy Mayor for Policing Sophie Linden said: "We don't think the Met can take any more budget cuts and savings".
  • North Korea says missile launch a new type of 'cruise rocket'

    North Korea says missile launch a new type of 'cruise rocket'

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    They flew at a relatively low altitude of 2 km, a military spokesman here said , apparently to avoid enemy radar, and are thought to be an improved version of the KN-01 missile adapted from the Russian-made Kh-35 Uran. A CACKLING Kim Jong-un has been pictured celebrating his latest missile test as he declared the new rockets capable of striking United States warships "at will".
  • South Korean President Moon Proposes 2030 World Cup In Region

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    Terminal High Altitude Area Defense missile shield in the South. " We will come up with measures to deal with North Korean drones ", a South Korean official said . USA and South Korea planned to deploy THAAD in a rural region some 180 miles southeast of Seoul amid growing tensions in the Korean Peninsula as Kim Jong Un's regime continued its nuclear advancements despite warnings from the global community.
  • McIlroy returning from another injury at Wisconsin major

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    Winged Foot, the Olympic Club and Oakland Hills are just a few of the courses that over the years have brought golf's best to their knees and now Erin Hills will try to add its name to that list of heavyweight layouts. It's supposed to be a tough test. For me, I am sticking with Mr Rory McIlroy , he has been fairly quiet in recent months and after not managing to win the Grand Slam at Augusta, he will be keen to remain in the winners circle.
  • Francisco Ameliach se postuló a la Constituyente

    Francisco Ameliach se postuló a la Constituyente

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    En cuanto a la designación de Pulido señaló que "queda un patriota al frente de la gobernación junto al gran equipo que me ha acompañado durante mi gestión", reseñó AVN. La oposición venezolana ha rechazado participar en este proceso que califica de fraudulento y, en cambio, ha llamado a seguir manifestándose en la calle como viene ocurriendo desde el 1 de abril.
  • Sony Unveils New Spiderman Game at E3 Expo

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    This iteration of the Uncharted franchise won't be similar to previous ones because of the new (but already existing) leads. Call of Duty: World War II goes back in time to the war which was the base for the first three games in the series.
  • Rights group criticizes use of white phosphorous against IS

    Rights group criticizes use of white phosphorous against IS

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    Human rights organizations have warned that the use of white phosphorus to produce obfuscating smoke screens carries deadly risks in an urban setting. Amnesty made those warnings in a report documenting the use of white phosphorus east of Mosul in 2016. Neither IS nor Syrian government forces are known to possess or to have used the US -made munitions, it said.
  • French crowd to sing God Save the Queen

    French crowd to sing God Save the Queen

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    The choir and the band of the French Republican Guard also played the song, with one of its members in full uniform taking the lead on electric guitar in front of tens of thousands of fans. Raphael Varane was shown a straight red card in giving away the spot kick - awarded by a video assistant referee - but seeing France reduced to 10 men did little to spur England on.
  • Microsoft Unveils Name, Debut Date for Xbox One X

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    This beast of a new console will come with a CPU that's 30% more powerful than that of the Xbox One S and a GPU with 6 TFLOPs of performance that delivers 4.6 times more power than what the Microsoft Xbox One contains. Contrary to popular belief, the Xbox One X hasn't been created to replace the Xbox One S and the two will be sold side by side. If Sony really wanted to make things hard for Microsoft , it could always drop the price for the PS4 Pro.
  • Deadly fire engulfs London high rise

    Deadly fire engulfs London high rise

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    Some British media reported that some people were trapped in the fire . "These are very early stages and we do expect that figure to rise", London's Metropolitan Police said of the death toll. "They say you're supposed to put a towel under the door and wait for rescue but I wasn't going to hang around". "Five more minutes and that was us". Eyewitness accounts describe horrifying scenes of people who could not escape from the building.
  • While Discussing Flynn, Putin Jokes About Getting Megyn Kelly Arrested

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    He also brought up the U.S.' history of electoral interference before clarifying Russia saw no need to interfere in 2016, as well as repeatedly denied contact between Russian officials and Trump associates. "Your lives must be so boring", if Americans are reduced to making up stories about Russian Federation, he said . "Where would we get this information from?" But Putin painted the entire Russian hacking story as the invention of people who hate President Trump and have seen too many ...
  • Police Respond to Active Shooter in San Francisco

    Police Respond to Active Shooter in San Francisco

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    A shooting was reported Wednesday morning at a UPS facility in San Francisco, according to multiple news outlets. "Please avoid the area, expect street closures and traffic delays #SF", the tweet from SFPD said. More details to come. A view of the UPS building on the corner of 17th St. and Utah St.in San Francisco. . It was not immediately clear who was injured in the shooting, which was confirmed by the San Francisco Police department .
  • Sessions says has no knowledge Trump-Russia collusion

    Sessions says has no knowledge Trump-Russia collusion

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    In his testimony today before the Senate Intelligence Committee , Sessions - the U.S.'s chief law enforcement officer - told Sen. "You are obstructing that congressional investigation by not answering these questions. United States intelligence agencies concluded in a report released in January that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an effort to interfere in the election to help Trump in part by hacking and releasing damaging emails about Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton .
  • At Jeff Sessions's Senate Testimony, Silence and Ignorance Are Good Enough

    At Jeff Sessions's Senate Testimony, Silence and Ignorance Are Good Enough

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    Asked about media reports that he had met with Kislyak on a third occasion at a Washington hotel a year ago, Sessions testified that did not remember meeting or having a conversation with the ambassador at the event. During his testimony Tuesday, Sessions said "it would be inappropriate" to answer certain questions about his conversations with Trump before the President "has a full opportunity to review the questions and make a decision on whether or not to approve such an answer".
  • Fatalities reported as fire engulfs London apartment building

    Fatalities reported as fire engulfs London apartment building

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    The fire brigade said 40 fire engines and 200 firefighters had been called to the blaze in Grenfell Tower , which has 120 flats. The blaze could be seen from Southwark Bridge, which is more than six miles away. Ruks Maudu was in the building at the time of the fire with her grandson. It is believed that Muslims in the building, up at 1:00 AM due to Ramazan, acted as lifesavers, alerting other residents sand helping people to get out of the burning building.
  • Trump accuses ex-FBI chief Comey of lying about their private meetings

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    Trump branded Comey a "leaker" for indirectly providing to reporters the contents of memos he wrote after their private conversations. During nearly three hours of frank statements Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey described himself as "stunned" by Trump's "very disturbing" and "very concerning" behavior in several meetings.
  • Parlamento de Irlanda elige a Leo Varadkar como primer ministro — AVANCE

    Parlamento de Irlanda elige a Leo Varadkar como primer ministro — AVANCE

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    Su elección, destacan los expertos, muestra cómo Irlanda se ha convertido en veinte años en una sociedad moderna y multicultural y, al mismo tiempo, se ha alejado de la influencia de la antaño todopoderosa Iglesia católica. Entre estos, la mayoría eligió este mes a Varadkar. Varadkar tendrá como principal desafío la defensa de los intereses de Irlanda en las negociaciones para la eventual salida de Reino Unido de las filas de la Unión Europea (UE), el llamado Brexit.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo faces tax probe over image rights

    Cristiano Ronaldo faces tax probe over image rights

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    It is claimed the player knowingly used his "business structure" created in 2010 to hide his income in Spain from his image rights . Last month, tax officials said he paid all his tax declarations in addition to an extra €6m in 2014.
  • Real Madrid transmite su plena confianza a Cristiano Ronaldo

    Real Madrid transmite su plena confianza a Cristiano Ronaldo

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    La Fiscalía subraya que el denunciado se ha aprovechado de una estructura societaria creada en 2010 para ocultar al fisco las rentas generadas en España por los derechos de imagen algo que supone un incumplimiento "voluntario" y "consciente" de sus obligaciones fiscales en España.
  • E3 2017: Beyond Good and Evil 2 Announced

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    What platforms is it on? What's especially exciting here is that it's abundantly clear the game considers worldbuilding to be of high importance; the planet shown in the trailer could not have been more intricate and carefully thought-out.