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Detectives investigating the massive fire at the Grenfell Tower in west London have released images and video footage from inside the building that show "the scale of the challenge" investigators face in recovering bodies. However, the identification of the other victims is proving very hard - which experts attribute to the extreme heat of the fire. Officials are using dental records, fingerprints and DNA samples to try and positively identify victims.
  • After Vote, Party Leaders Say Perimeter Remains Battleground

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    After that win and the win in South Carolina , Trump said his party is "5 and 0" when it comes to special elections. You've got to have a charismatic candidate, you've got to promise them things. Unaffiliated voters, or "no party" voters as they are known in Iowa , make up 36 percent of the electorate, compared with 33 percent who register Republican and 31 percent registered as Democrat.
  • Trump wants apprenticeships in all high schools

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    Two Virginia Democrats vying to be the face of the resistance to President Donald Trump are squaring off in gubernatorial primary. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and others were holding an event in Chicago focusing on the dismal job prospects of those without a high school degree.
  • 'Imagine' if Britain stays in EU? Discord at EU summit

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    European Union officials said they had however asked her not to bring up the issue, saying all talks should be conducted by official European Union and British negotiators Michel Barnier and David Davis , and not by national leaders. Soros went on to say Brexit negotiations would take at least five years to complete, during which time another General Election would likely be held.
  • Saudi King ousts nephew, names son as crown prince

    Saudi King ousts nephew, names son as crown prince

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    Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Wednesday removed his nephew Mohammed bin Nayef , 57, as crown prince and installed his son Salman in his place. With King Salman largely confined to the Palace owing to health reasons and Prince Nayef forcibly retired, the new Crown Prince has already become the de facto ruler of Saudi Arabia.
  • Collins: Comey may have 'misinterpreted' Trump over firing

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    Comey says that President Trump, in a private meeting, expressed the wish that Comey drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Burr noted that a day before the public hearing with Comey (which was followed by a closed door session), the committee met with Director of National Intelligence Daniel R.
  • Trump mocks Democratic leaders Pelosi and Schumer

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    Handel becomes the first Republican woman to represent Georgia in Congress. Ossoff becomes the latest Democrat to run a widely complemented campaign in a Republican-leaning state, yet still lose. Though a new poll by CBS found Trump's approval rating has dropped to 36 percent, the president remained optimistic throughout the rally. We already knew the race, which pitted Democrat Jon Ossoff against Republican Karen Handel , would come down to a few thousand votes after an absurd ...
  • Decision on supporting Kovind on Tuesday: Thackeray

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    Not only the Opposition; Shiv Sena, an ally of the NDA , also alleged that Kovind's name was not discussed with the allies. "In its history of 51 years, Shiv Sena has never stooped as low as to indulge in vote bank politics for selfish gains".
  • Text of Senate GOP health bill released

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    A vote is expected to be called on the bill before next week's July 4 congressional recess. These four - or at least a lot of them - want to vote for a Republican bill . "I believe most Hoosiers, like myself, are sick and exhausted of nearly a decade of partisan debates about health care". Pregnant women are excluded from any remaining Medicaid expansion benefits, according to the draft.
  • Sigh of relief for GOP on health care — Georgia race

    Sigh of relief for GOP on health care — Georgia race

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    But, to quote Taylor Swift, they're not out of the woods yet. House Democratic leaders tried to downplay the loss ahead of time, pointing out that the Georgia race took place on GOP-friendly terrain, as did the other recent special elections.
  • Rubio: Trump's Cuba Policy Will Help 'Individual Cubans'

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    Moran backs legislation to restore trade with Cuba in addition to supporting Flake's legislation. Trump's speech vowed to protect Cubans and Cuban-Americans, especially those persecuted by the Castro regime. At the venue where Trump announced his policy changes, the president received a warm welcome from audience members. Can people still travel to the country? Trump's primary objective is to keep money out of the hands of Cuba's military and intelligence services.
  • Theresa May to unveil plans to 'protect' EU citizens' rights post-Brexit

    Theresa May to unveil plans to 'protect' EU citizens' rights post-Brexit

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    The UK's letter to the European Union said we accepted its view that you can not be in the single market if not a member of the EU. Even though in some respects to the right of the Conservative Party, the DUP has arguably a preference for a "softer" Brexit given Northern Ireland's close trade links to the Republic south of the border.
  • 'Dreamer' Tusk says Brexit could be reversed

    'Dreamer' Tusk says Brexit could be reversed

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    Arriving at the European Council summit in Brussels , the Prime Minister reaffirmed her intention that the future of the 3.2 million EU nationals in the United Kingdom and 1.2 million United Kingdom citizens in the EU should be one of the first issues to be resolved.
  • Trump to Democrats Over Georgia Loss: 'Obstruction Doesn't Work!'

    Trump to Democrats Over Georgia Loss: 'Obstruction Doesn't Work!'

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    In South Carolina, Republican Ralph Norman beat his Democratic opponent Archie Parnell by only 3.2 percent, .6 percent closer than Handel's win, in a much redder district. After Handel won this seat despite the Democrats launching Ossoff on this very expensive ill-fated venture, Conway simply writes that she is "Laughing my #Ossoff".
  • Senate finally unveils secret health care bill

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    The general consensus is that it's merely the House bill with some provisions re-stated in order to seem less cruel.You can find the bill here, and a summary here. Paul also takes issue with Medicaid under the new Senate bill because of his home state's experience, saying it was dishonest to tell people that the federal government would fund Medicaid expansion under Obamacare and then have the states bear part of the burden.
  • Wear the rainbow: 9 healthy ways to support Pride Month

    Wear the rainbow: 9 healthy ways to support Pride Month

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    Activists have gathered in Istanbul for LGBTQ pride since 2003, and until two years ago, they did so in peace. Violence against the LGBT community is on the rise. He has since apologized, but Mikelle Street, a writer for Vice, said , "His revelation was one of many that made Philadelphia's Commission of Human Relations take immediate action".
  • A change in policy toward North Korea?

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    Daniel Kanter said last week. US and Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs are meeting later Wednesday in Washington for security talks. "Being with Otto made life all the more handsome and worth living", Alex Vagonis told the crowd of students and friends.
  • State Department officials honor Otto Warmbier at OH funeral

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    Kenneth Bae, a Korean American missionary who had previously been detained and released, said that he mourns with the Warmbier family, but added that there are others still within North Korea who are in need of help. officials expect China to exert greater pressure on Pyongyang. The remarks, in a joint press conference with Secretary of Defense James Mattis at the State Department, largely restated longstanding U.S.
  • After high-profile losses, some Democrats seek change at the top

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    Instead of enjoying a congressional district flip, Democrats found themselves with bowed heads and stooped shoulders. Failed Democratic candidate in the Georgia special election Jon Ossoff decried the rise of money in politics Tuesday before he completed the most expensive congressional race in USA history.
  • Trump visit to Britain left out of Queen's speech

    Trump visit to Britain left out of Queen's speech

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    This year's opening is a scaled-back version of the parliamentary ceremony, with the Queen arriving by auto rather than carriage and not wearing the Imperial State Crown or the Robes of State. In remarks after the speech , May acknowledged government failings in helping victims of a massive fire in a west London tower block on June 14.
  • Trump says health care bill needs 'a little negotiation'

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    Rand Paul of Kentucky blasted the process that Republicans in the upper chamber used while crafting their Obamacare repeal legislation Wednesday, reintroducing a resolution aimed at preventing lawmakers from rushing through legislation.
  • After Karen Handel victory, GOP celebrating, Dems searching

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    Georgia's 6th shares numerous same characteristics as the districts that Democrats believe will pave their way to a House majority in 2018. JOE CROWLEY: We're disappointed. I think it's time for a new generation of leadership. That drew criticism of Pelosi from fellow Democrats. MOULTON: Certainly one thing I learned as a Marine is - you know, my job description was very simple.
  • In video, girl begs mother for quiet after Castile shooting

    In video, girl begs mother for quiet after Castile shooting

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    Investigators have now released the video from Yanez's squad auto, showing what happened moments before Castille was shot. In a separate part of the interview, Yanez also remarked about why Castile owned a weapon, suggesting that he thought it was used to fend off drug dealers.
  • Senate releases GOP healthcare bill

    Senate releases GOP healthcare bill

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    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi assails the GOP bill as a tax break for wealthy Americans. The Senate version proposes a different way to help families pay for health insurance. Instead of Obamacare's insurance mandate, the House Republican bill would incentivize people to have continuous coverage whereby if coverage is interrupted for more than 63 days, insurers can charge a 30 percent penalty over the original premium for one year.
  • Ex-Officer Found Not Guilty After Fatally Shooting Sylville Smith

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    Heaggan-Brown was sacked two months following the shooting after he was charged in an unrelated sexual assault , but the jury heard nothing about the other case. District Attorney John Chisholm says he has no regrets about prosecuting the case. "I think we must be mindful that a young man lost his life", said Steven Kohn.
  • Senate GOP health bill: Cut Medicaid, end no-coverage fines

    Senate GOP health bill: Cut Medicaid, end no-coverage fines

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    Furthermore, the fact that the Senate version extends those "cost-sharing reductions" through 2019 will help stabilize the health insurance market in SC, said Ray Farmer, director of the S.C. Here's a quick rundown of the standout provisions in the bill, which is expected to come up for a vote as soon as the end of next week. Paul called the new plan " Obamacare Lite ".
  • Louisville, Pitino await NCAA discipline in escorts case

    Louisville, Pitino await NCAA discipline in escorts case

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    Because your excuses, even when they're believable, are irrelevant in this era of NCAA compliance. Sadly, only to have Louisville basketball embarrassed by an irresponsible former player and have an out-of-touch NCAA committee attempt to erase the program's crowning moments.
  • Gunman made no threats to Congress before Virginia shooting

    Gunman made no threats to Congress before Virginia shooting

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    He remains listed in fair condition in the hospital after undergoing multiple surgeries and is expected to recover. “The next thing I heard was one of my colleagues or somebody else on the field who said, ‘Run, hes got a gun, and I did just that.”.
  • Republicans Could Doom The Senate Obamacare Repeal Bill

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    As a budget reconciliation measure that is part of the 2017 federal budget process; the proposed law cannot be filibustered in the United States Senate and can pass with a simple majority, or 51 votes. The additional funds would continue through 2020, and be gradually reduced until they are entirely eliminated in 2024. Still, the number of low-income people without health insurance would be likely to grow because, starting in 2021, the bill would begin a three-year phaseout of the ...
  • Trump just revoked an Obama amnesty program for illegal aliens

    Trump just revoked an Obama amnesty program for illegal aliens

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    The Trump administration on Thursday walked away from an Obama-era policy created to protect undocumented immigrants with children in the United States who are either permanent residents or USA citizens. These individuals were brought to America as young children. DAPA affected certain undocumented immigrants who are the parents of children who are USA citizens or legal residents.
  • Trump says he didn't tape his conversations with Comey

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    His forced departure from the Federal Bureau of Investigation was not only uncalled for (at least at the given moment since there were a number of reasons why he should have left sooner), but it was also unjustified. Comey alleges that during that meeting, Trump pushed him to drop the investigation into former national security advisor Michael Flynn , who was removed from his position as a result of the scandal.
  • In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience

    In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience

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    The president said that it was important that people who enter the United States are able to support themselves. "We use electric, we use the wind, we use solar, we use coal, we use natural gas, we will use nuclear if the right opportunity presents itself", Trump said .
  • The UK's Next Government Is Still Stuck On The Negotiating Table

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    In the worst-case scenario, he warned, the Tory-DUP partnership might reignite religious tension in Northern Ireland, which has already subsided since the Belfast Peace Agreement, more commonly known as the "Good Friday Agreement" (GFA), was concluded nearly 20 years ago.
  • Senate GOP health bill seeks to hobble Obama law

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    The CBO analysis will shed light on how much money the bill would cost and how many people would be covered. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY and other Democratic leaders began a series of procedural requests to slow down consideration of the legislation, a discussion draft of which posted shortly before the Senate convened.
  • Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

    Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

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    Manfra revealed that the DHS found that Russian hackers had targeted 21 states and successfully breached the election systems of some of them. As a result, some 122 local election offices received phishing emails. JOHNSON: You shouldn't view the October 7 statement in isolation, sir. "The Russian government, at the direction of Vladimir Putin himself, orchestrated cyber attacks on our nation for the goal of influencing our election".
  • DNC shrugged off help from authorities over email hack

    DNC shrugged off help from authorities over email hack

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    It's been said many times, but witnesses reiterated they have no doubt that Russian Federation itself was behind efforts to intervene in the U.S. election and were also very confident that no votes were changed in the process. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., seemed surprised Russian Federation had interfered before and pressed him on details. Be Civil - It's OK to have a difference in opinion but there's no need to be a jerk.
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    DA Vows To "Get Justice" After Bill Cosby Mistrial

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    However, immediately after the ruling, prosecutors were quick to announce that they will retry the case, reports CNN . O'Neill could schedule the retrial within weeks. He also found success with his "Fat Albert" animated TV show and starred in commercials for Jell-O pudding. The Bill Cosby sexual assault trial was closely followed by the public, and by members of the legal profession.