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Almagro también recordó que el ministro de Defensa venezolano, Vladimir Padrino López, ha reconocido los excesos que cometen las fuerzas de seguridad y ha hecho un llamamiento a la GNB para que deje de reprimir a los ciudadanos. Almagro remarcó que los más de 60 muertos que se han registrado en los últimos meses durante los choques entre opositores y fuerzas de seguridad venezolana "son responsabilidad directa de sus gobernantes", además de señalar que desde el 1 de abril "ha muerto casi una ...
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    LONDON - There have been "a number of fatalities" after a huge blaze ripped through a 27-story residential tower block in west London . "If you do not get through immediately please do try again", said Commander Stuart Cundy. People who live nearby were evacuated. The smoke stretched for miles (kilometers) across the sky after dawn, revealing the blackened, flame-licked wreckage of the building, which was still burning over 12 hours later.
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    Scalise, too, was attended to by his colleagues on the field. Mr Trump said in a statement from the White House that Hodgkinson had died from injuries he received during the shooting. "Trump is Guilty & Should Go to Prison for Treason, " Hodgkinson wrote. Still wearing his baseball uniform - a red and white baseball shirt imprinted with "Republicans" - Flake remained shaken as he walked to his vehicle near the field hours after the carnage.
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    Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday accused the US of creating the Islamic State militant group ( ISIS ), and called its war on the jihadist group "a lie". Iran and the United States cut diplomatic ties shortly after Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution and enmity to Washington has always been a rallying point for hardline supporters of Ayatollah Khamenei in Iran.
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    Shooting at GOP event: Rep Steve Scalise, aide shot in Virginia

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    In an address to the nation, Trump appealed for unity following the early morning assault in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, Virginia, which came amid high political tension in the U.S. "I think it was not a life-threatening wound". "Violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society and I condemn this action in the strongest possible terms".
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    Steve Scalise , two Capitol Police officers, a congressional aide, and a lobbyist were shot during a GOP baseball practice in Virginia Wednesday morning, officials said . ET, and said both Donald Trump and Mike Pence are aware of the incident. "Our thoughts and prayers are with him", Trump tweeted. After medical personnel arrived, he said he retrieved Scalise's phone and made the first call to Scalise's wife to notify her of the shooting.
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    The FBI is taking over the shooting investigation, Alexandria police said. "He is shaken but OK", Minor said. Scalise was shot in the hip and is in stable condition after surgery. Members also said they hoped a takeaway from this incident would be a dialing back of the heated political rhetoric that has overtaken public discourse.
  • House Majority Whip Steve Scalise Shot at Congressional Baseball Event

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    Alexandria, Va ., police said five people were transported to the hospital and a suspect was in custody. Scalise was shot at a congressional baseball practice just outside of Washington. We were all kind of huddled in there, but as anybody would get up, we would tell them please, please get down because we didn't know exactly where all of the shots were firing from and whether or not there was more than one shooter.
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    Leading Russian oppositionist Alexei Navalny and nearly 1,000 of his supporters have been detained during protests held across Russia against corrupt elites. Police said Mr Navalny could be given up to 15 days in jail on charges of failing to follow police orders and violating public order. Alongside the Moscow demonstration, another 212 protests are expected to be held across the country as part of a grassroots movement against corruption in the Kremlin.
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    Scalise, No. 3 in the House of Representatives Republican leadership, was shot in the hip at the baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia. He paid tribute to Capitol Police for their response to the shooting , and said his "hopes and prayers" are with Mr Scalise and others who were wounded.
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    People at the scene spoke of being unable to reach friends or family inside the building or seeing people using flashlights and mobile phones to try to signal for help from the building's higher floors. "We've been told in the event of a fire to put a wet towel by the door and wait to be rescued, that the flats were fireproof for an hour". "If it takes them 12 minutes to get to the fire, what are they supposed to do?" A residents action group said their warnings about safety had fallen on ...
  • GOP congressman in critical condition, gunman dead after shootout Wednesday in Virginia

    GOP congressman in critical condition, gunman dead after shootout Wednesday in Virginia

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    Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) and four others who were also in attendance were injured, but Capitol Police officers quickly engaged with and apprehended the perpetrator, whom police later identified as 66-year-old James T. Someone yelled to get in the dugout - and LaVor dove for cover. My son Jack got under an SUV and he was very fearless. Authorities believe Hodgkinson had been in the Alexandria area since March, living out of a cargo van and not working, Federal Bureau of Investigation ...
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    CNN cited a source close to Trump as saying the president was "being advised by many people" to not fire Mueller , who led the Federal Bureau of Investigation between 2001 and 2013. "I know what we're investigating, and he does not", Rosenstein said to Sen. If questions arise about what matters Sessions should stay away from, he said, a career official in Rosenstein's office is consulted.
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    At least six people have died after a huge fire destroyed a tower block in west London , with the death toll expected to rise. The fire killed several people and injured dozens more after residents were left trapped inside. He said it seemed as if the fire had been going off for at least 30 minutes before the building's fire alarms went off. "There will be a great many questions over the coming days as to the cause of this tragedy and I want to reassure Londoners that we will get all the ...
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    London Fire Brigade reported over 200 firefighters tackled the flames through the night, with 40 fire engines also sent to the north Kensington tower block. The apartment block was built in 1974. Some inside say that fire alarms failed to sound, and have accused the building's managers of neglecting to properly protect the building from the risk of fire.
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    La víspera culminó el proceso de entrega de firmas para respaldar las candidaturas, según el plazo establecido por el Consejo Nacional Electoral. Oblitas agregó que, este sábado, los más de 55 mil venezolanos que participaron en el proceso de precandidatura deben consignar en un disco compacto la cédula de identidad y la declaración jurada de residencia en el país sudamericano.
  • Legislators hold prayer for shooting victim Steve Scalise

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    I adhere to all of their standards of practice and codes of ethics. "Prayers for Congressman Scalise & aides that were involved", Pearce tweeted. A former chair of the conservative House Republican Study Committee , Scalise has built over the course his tenure in Congress since 2008 among the most anti-LGBT reputations of any lawmaker.
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    Maduro enfatizó: " Yo sigo llamando al diálogo a aquellos que se oponen a la Constituyente , yo los llamo a la paz para que dejen de asaltar la vida en paz de nuestro pueblo (...) Deben saber que la Constituyente ya arrancó y el 30 de julio tendremos una poderosa Asamblea Nacional Constituyente ".
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    La Consejera Presidente, Gabriela María de León Farías, envió una grabación a medios de comunicación a través de su departamento de prensa, en la que reitera que esta técnica es "una estimación de las proporciones de votos para cada uno de los candidatos basados en una muestra aleatoria".
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    De igual manera 30 jóvenes destacados en el territorio, recibieron el carnet de la Unión de Jóvenes Comunistas (UJC), que los acredita como militantes de la organización. La OPJM trabaja en desarrollar en los niños y adolescentes el interés por el estudio y el sentido de responsabilidad social, el amor a la Patria y a los pueblos del mundo.
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    Acknowledging the referendum result, Macron added that: 'Of course, the door remains open - it's always open until talks come to the end. On Tuesday, Macron told Guido Raimondi, the president of the Strasbourg-based court, that France wanted to lift the state of emergency, which he said was not effective enough.
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    Tras una semana cargada de tensiones y pujas entre los que proponen que el kirchnerismo , con la ex presidenta Cristina Fernández de Kirchner a la cabeza, compita en el marco de una coalición que se denominaría " Frente Ciudadano Para La Victoria " y que prescindiría del PJ, y los que -aun acompañando la candidatura de Cristina- se rehúsan a dejar el PJ para evitar las PASO , Randazzo da cuenta que no piensa ceder.
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    For one thing, the attorney general testified in a separate congressional hearing: "I have confidence in Mr. Mueller ". Had he been appointed again by Mr. "I think that he should be more cognizant of making sure that the people who come to work with him are non-partisan, for his own credibility", Bennett said of Mueller.
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    Eastern and taken to the hospital, including the House Majority Whip, Representative Steve Scalise of Louisiana, and a staffer for Texas Rep. Roger Williams , who is said to be in stable condition. He said the shooter was behind the third base dugout and didn't say anything. Multiple people were shot at a congressional baseball team practice in Viriginia Wednesday morning.
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    Langley MLA Mary Polak moves from environment to health , replacing the retired Terry Lake, and former speaker Linda Reid goes back to cabinet in charge of advanced education . The cabinet has the collective experience to start working on new measures and to pick up the file folders that have been piling up on deputy ministers' desks since before the election was called.
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    Entre los heridos, 18 continúan en estado critico, mientras que las autoridades locales y entidades de la zona han habilitado espacios para proveer de ropa, alimentos y alojamiento a los afectados por el siniestro. La misma testigo narró cómo la gente que se agolpaba en las inmediaciones del bloque de pisos trataba de "tranquilizar" a las personas que se "asomaban y chillaban" por las ventanas.
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    I don't know what happened to them. "Even on the stairwell, some lights were not working, so it was so dark in there, it's incredible", he said. Authorities and family members are desperately searching hospitals and the surrounding areas for missing relatives as the death toll is expected to rise.
  • DUP leader returns to Northern Ireland, talks continue

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    European Union officials are itching to start Brexit talks, but Prime Minister Theresa May is distracted by negotiations over the make-up of the new British government. "So there is a lot of anxiety and a lot of fear out of what is being discussed". While the DUP are deeply eurosceptic, they have balked at some of the practical implications of a so-called hard Brexit - including a potential loss of an open border with the Republic of Ireland - and talks will touch on efforts to minimise ...
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    La policía indicó que no ha establecido por el momento el número de personas desaparecidas que podrían haber fallecido en el incendio , al tiempo que subrayó que no espera hallar a nadie más con vida en el interior de la torre . Columnas de humo negro y gris se elevaban sobre la capital británica horas después de que estallara el incendio en la Torre Grenfell , donde cientos de personas.
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    Sin embargo, es esta instancia se introdujeron varios cambios, entre los que se encuentran el restringir la posibilidad de cambiar el sexo registral, sólo a los mayores de edad. En tanto, el presidente del Movilh, Rolando Jiménez , precisó que trabajarán con el Gobierno en indicaciones para el proyecto durante sus segundo trámite: "La infancia trans va a seguir siendo vulnerada en sus derechos mientras no tengamos una ley que los proteja", precisó.
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    UNIDAD CIUDADANA para volver a tener futuro", expresa el programa electoral divulgado por Fernández, con el que se pretende hacer frente al Gobierno de Mauricio Macri, quien la sucedió en la Presidencia en diciembre de 2015. Las elecciones del 22 de octubre renovarán 127 de las 257 bancas de la Cámara de Diputados, para un mandato de cuatro años y en la de Senadores estará en juego un tercio de los asientos del recinto (24) para el período 2017-2023.
  • Steve Scalise 'remains in critical condition' after Virginia shooting, hospital says

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    Congressman Steve Scalise of Louisiana was among those escaping the gunfire and was shot in the hip . His family released a statement saying paramedics told them Mika was shot multiple times and is in critical condition. "This morning several innocent people, including some of my Congressional colleagues, were attacked as they practiced for the Congressional baseball game ".
  • Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko crowned champion

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    Fear just does not seem to come into her vocabulary and the way she plays - the all-or-nothing style, going for broke, no matter what the situation - has such simplicity that it means there is no reason she can't repeat it next time she finds herself in this position.
  • London tower fire: Eyewitnesses recount horror

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    High-rise buildings are created to resist fire, stop the spread of smoke and provide a safe means of escape. More than 70 people are now being treated in hospital while a further 20 are in a critical condition. "The biggest concern is getting old people out because we have an ageing population and a lot of them live in tower blocks and it is a huge concern trying to get old people out of tower blocks who may not be very mobile".
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    In a resignation statement on the Conservative Home website, Timothy conceded that the campaign had failed to communicate "Theresa's positive plan for the future", and missed signs of surging support for the opposition Labour Party. He acknowledged that the government would be unable to get numerous measures promised in its election platform through Parliament. Given May's diminished state, many in the European Union are wondering how long she will be leading the country and - by extension ...
  • US attorney general angers Democrats with refusal to testify on Trump conversations

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    Sessions confirmed that he was the last or near the last to leave, and that Comey told him afterward that he was uncomfortable meeting with Trump alone and that Sessions should help him avoid that. "I'll answer it in closed session". "So, I need to be correct as best I can", Sessions said. Spicer, the spokesman, declined to say then that Sessions enjoyed Trump's confidence, though spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said later in the week that the president had confidence "in all of his ...
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    If you've ever had aspirations about being a developer and want to learn how to do it for barely any outlay at all then this course is for you. Using your credit or debit card, you will be able to send money to anyone who also uses iOS11 with just a text message, which can be especially useful for splitting the check at a restaurant, paying someone gas money, or even paying the rent if you're close with your landlord.
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    Mrs Foster arrived in Downing Street with Nigel Dodds at lunchtime for negotiations with the Prime Minister but they decamped to Parliament to allow Mrs May and the DUP's deputy leader to speak in the Commons . However, George Osborne , a former finance minister who is now editor of London's Evening Standard newspaper and a vocal critic of May, said she appeared a " dead woman walking ".