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Author: 0 Children tossed from windows in London high-rise blaze

The London Fire Brigade tweeted that the fire involved the second to the top floor of the 27-story building. "In my 29 years of being a firefighter I have never, ever seen anything of this scale". Mr Cundy added: "Whilst we may have accessed every floor that is not the same as a full search of the whole building, and as I said while we now sadly have 12 fatalities, I do believe that figure will rise and sadly I don't anticipate that there will be further survivors".

People Sessions vows to defend himself against 'false allegations'
Author: 0 Sessions vows to defend himself against 'false allegations'

Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) said. "Now you're not answering questions". "You're impeding this investigation", fumed Sen. Sessions refused to say whether he had discussed Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's handling of the FBI's Russian Federation probe with Trump before the president fired Comey on May 9.

Author: 0 Gunman who shot top GOP congressman had history of arrests

Pres. Trump said in a press conference that he has died after being shot by Capitol police. Trump said in a statement , "The Vice President and I are aware of the shooting incident in Virginia and are monitoring developments closely". At the time of the shooting, the lawmakers were preparing for an annual congressional game scheduled for Thursday night. "I was just numb, I literally got numb", Barletta, a former Hazleton mayor, said by telephone from his Washington , D.C., ...

People Magnitude 6.9 quake reported near Tajumulco, Guatemala
Author: 0 Magnitude 6.9 quake reported near Tajumulco, Guatemala

The 6.9-magnitude quake damaged buildings in the neighbouring southern Mexican state of Chiapas, authorities said, but there were no immediate reports of deaths in Mexico. Most residents are small-scale farmers or run small businesses. Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales , right, accompanied by his Vice-President Jafeth Cabrera talk as they arrive to National Emergency Coordination Agency's headquarters in Guatemala City , Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

People Turkish security detail members to be charged after DC brawl
Author: 0 Turkish security detail members to be charged after DC brawl

Both men are Turkish nationals and were arrested on charges of aggravated assault, according to Commander Rob Fernandez of the task force. It said Eyup Yildirim had been arrested in New Jersey on charges of assault with significant bodily injury and aggravated assault...

Author: 0 Sessions vigorously denies improper Russia contacts

Sessions' strategy throughout the hearing appeared to be to not answer any questions related to his conversations with president Trump . The intelligence community seems to be united in that, but I have to tell you, Senator King, I know nothing but what I've read in the paper.

People London fire: Blaze engulfs apartment block in West London
Author: 0 London fire: Blaze engulfs apartment block in West London

The fire continued to burn into Wednesday morning. It is unclear how many people are still unaccounted for. - 125 families live in the building, which also houses a children's nursery. Burning debris cascaded from the blazing building. Soon he saw the smoke and chaos. "Somebody did, a gentleman ran forward and managed to grab the baby".

People Shooting at UPS facility in San Francisco, suspect in custody
Author: 0 Shooting at UPS facility in San Francisco, suspect in custody

Nor did Brent Andrew, spokesman for Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, which had received the victims. Video shows UPS employees leaving the area as police swarm UPS facility in San Francisco amid shooting. The gunman shot himself, and his condition is unknown, Ali said. During the police activity, the building in the Potrero Hill neighborhood was evacuated, with nearby businesses being told to shelter in place.

People UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan -lawmaker
Author: 0 UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan -lawmaker

Speaking alongside the President at the Elysee Palace, she said: "I confirmed to President Macron that the timetable for the Brexit negotiation remains on course and will begin next week". "Going overseas and being seen to be the prime minister and talking to the president of France.is a classic move to shore up authority at home", said Colin Talbot, professor of government at the University of Manchester.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton wins in Canada

The 32-year-old Englishman and his rival Vettel have now won three races apiece in a title battle which continues to swing from one direction to the other. "The guys did an wonderful job. It did seem the Ferraris had the upper hand". Instead he pit for fresh rubber, knowing full well his opponents wouldn't have to, gambling that he would be able to make up the loss in time and then overtake them in the 20 laps that remained.

Author: 0 Pollsters project Macron on course to dominate parliament

That was Le Pen's hope after she advanced for the first time to the presidential runoff that Macron won on May 7. "The result shows the wish of the French for coherence and to give a majority to the president of the Republic", said Christophe Castaner, the party spokesman, although he cautioned against complacency for the second round, warning that "nothing can be taken for granted".

People US Federal Reserve raises interest rate
Author: 0 US Federal Reserve raises interest rate

USA short-term interest rate futures pared earlier gains after the Fed's hike. The signal is the Fed's belief that the USA economy is strong, that it is operating near or at its capacity. Factory output rose 6.5 percent over a year earlier, holding steady at April's rate. Overall, the US has grown at a slow and steady pace since 2009, making it one of the longest periods of growth in American history.

People Trump calls for unity after Scalise shooting
Author: 0 Trump calls for unity after Scalise shooting

The attacker was shot by police officers and taken into custody, according to Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown. Sen. Law enforcement officers who were shot are now in good condition, Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verderosa said .

Author: 0 24-story tower engulfed in London; officials fear collapse

I don't know what they spent £10m on". Referring to the multiple complaints by residents, he said: "If this happened somewhere near Knightsbridge that would have been resolved". I told him to leave. "I heard their screams". Paul Munakr , who lives on the seventh floor, spoke of his escape. "The fire started on the upper floors.

People Highlanders defeat British and Irish Lions 23-22
Author: 0 Highlanders defeat British and Irish Lions 23-22

The irony comes in that the All Blacks will also play this week in their warm-up match against Samoa, and Steve Hansen is also likely to name a strong squad in order to take full advantage of their one and only warm-up match. "You've got to look at yourself in the mirror and say there's no point in doing those things, because it's to the detriment of the team". That's just part of it.

People President Trump to make statement on congressional shooting
Author: 0 President Trump to make statement on congressional shooting

The second patient has not been identified. Members of the protective detail for Rep. Steve Scalise , R-La., are being hailed as heroes Wednesday, shining a spotlight on the little-known police force that guards the Capitol and prominent members of Congress .

Author: 0 Kids tossed from windows to escape London high-rise blaze

Authorities say 65 people were rescued from the blaze. Up to 600 hundred people are thought to live inside the block of 120 flats on the Lancaster West estate. Grenfell Tower was meant to be among the jewels of an $85 million (£67 million) urban regeneration scheme carried out by the London borough of Kensignton and Chelsea .

Author: 0 Presidential spokesman says Israel destroys any chance of peace

He recalled that in 1947, the world recognized the two-state solution and called for the emergence of “independent Arab and Jewish states” on the basis of UN General Assembly resolution 181. Under global law, the settlements are considered illegal, although Israel disputes this. The Economist reports that Israeli GDP per person is $35,700, equivalent to France, while a Palestinian in the West Bank earns $3,700, about the same as an Egyptian, and a Gazan $1,700, earnings of citizens ...

People Jeff Sessions says he will discuss Comey with US Senate panel
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions says he will discuss Comey with US Senate panel

Sessions said he wanted to appear before the panel to address questions about him that arose last week during former FBI Director James Comey's testimony. "This is going to prompt a lot of questions for him", the panel's top Democrat, Senator Patrick Leahy, told AFP of an appearance in which lawmakers will be eager to learn what role Sessions played in Comey's firing last month.

People Prosecutors: Portland man says he stabbed 3
Author: 0 Prosecutors: Portland man says he stabbed 3

Once behind the glass barriers of the defendants' area, he declared: "Death to the enemies of America. This is America - get out if you don't like free speech". Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche and Ricky John Best were fatally stabbed and another man was seriously injured after they attempted to help two teenage girls who were being racially abused on a train last week.

People Turkish foreign minister heads to Kuwait in Qatar crisis
Author: 0 Turkish foreign minister heads to Kuwait in Qatar crisis

The measures against Qatar, which has a population of 2.7 million people but vast gas wealth, have disrupted imports of food and other materials and caused some foreign banks to scale back business. The Somali President, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, in turn refused on June 12 to succumb to pressure by Saudi Arabia, rejecting a United States dollars 80 million offer to sever diplomatic ties with its blockaded ally.

People Dennis Rodman returns to North Korea
Author: 0 Dennis Rodman returns to North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the State Department had secured Warmbier's release at the direction of the president. Last night CNN broke news that former basketball star Dennis Rodman was back in North Korea . "I hope you are doing well!" When Rodman returned home, he faced heavy criticism after video surfaced of him singing "Happy Birthday" to leader Kim Jong-un.