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People 300 civilians killed in US-led strikes in Raqqa since March
Author: 0 300 civilians killed in US-led strikes in Raqqa since March

The drones are apparently particularly inconvenient for U.S. special forces trying to direct U.S. airstrikes against targets within Raqqa , because they are in more visible, and easily-targeted, areas. The U.N. has managed to raise only $29 million of the $153 million it budgeted to meet humanitarian needs in Raqqa province. Is there something that they want to hide? Earlier last week the US bombed similar forces inside the protected zone, after they came under attack by another ...

Author: 0 Talks to prop up May's government continue with DUP

He said the current process - which involves the United Kingdom and Irish governments chairing elements of the negotiations and the head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service moderating other discussions - is the "right approach". A large portion of the money - £282,000 - was spent on an advertisement in the Metro, a United Kingdom newspaper which is not circulated in Northern Ireland.

Author: 0 Flint officials charged in water crisis

Six current and former Michigan and Flint officials-including Michigan Health and Human Services Director Nick Lyon-were slapped with criminal charges Wednesday for their roles in the city's water crisis , Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has confirmed.

People Sanders: GOP Baseball Shooter Worked on His Campaign
Author: 0 Sanders: GOP Baseball Shooter Worked on His Campaign

In a longer statement , Sanders said he was "sickened by this despicable act". Two Capitol Police officers , who were part of Scalise's security detail, were injured in the shooting. The Post reported him as saying Hodgkinson was "on the really progressive side of things", but he described him as "very mellow, very reserved" when they stayed at a home in Rock Island.

People Family of freed student adjusting to 'different reality'
Author: 0 Family of freed student adjusting to 'different reality'

The parents of an American university student who was detained in North Korea are expected on Thursday to detail his mistreatment during 17 months in prison when he fell into a coma. Warmbier, who had been confined for 17 months, has apparently fallen into a coma not long after his confinement began and Pyongyang issued a statement Thursday saying it chose to let him go for " humanitarian reasons ".

People Sanders sickened at shooting by supporter
Author: 0 Sanders sickened at shooting by supporter

The others shot and wounded were a congressional aide, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods, and a US Capitol Police officer. He "was treated and released having sustained a minor injury during the incident", Capitol Police said in a statement . Proceedings were canceled for the day in the House, and instead Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California issued their own calls for unity.

People London fire death toll rises to 17, number expected to increase
Author: 0 London fire death toll rises to 17, number expected to increase

While some emergency rest centres were also set up for the people who were asked to vacate the houses surrounding the tower, Saint Clement Church and Saint James Church at Notting Hill, received people who were evacuated from their homes in the Grenfell tower following a fire in the 27-storey building.

People Putin jokes about offering political asylum to Comey
Author: 0 Putin jokes about offering political asylum to Comey

During the question and answer session, Putin said he did not consider the USA to be an enemy of Russian Federation and claimed he wanted a " constructive dialogue " with Washington. Putin, who said on state TV in 2013 that he was divorcing his wife, has two daughters in their early 30s. Tillerson, said during a hearing at the Congress regarding sanctions against Russian Federation this week, that the usa has a series of serious open issues with Moscow , and that the relationship ...

People What we know about the Congressional baseball victims
Author: 0 What we know about the Congressional baseball victims

At least five people including senior US congressman Scalise were wounded when a gunman opened fire during a baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia on Wednesday morning. The morning after visiting Scalise in the hospital, Trump said the congressman's challenges are "more difficult" than first thought. "An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us", Ryan said, to prolonged applause.

People Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 17
Author: 0 Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 17

There were believed to be around 600 people in Grenfell Tower when the fire started and dozens are still missing. The fire was reported at 01:16 AM (local time) yesterday. "The cause of the fire is not known at this stage and will be the subject of a thorough investigation", LFB said in a statement . Fires in France, Australia, South Korea, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the U.S.

People Rising abuse of elderly people impacts on health, wellbeing
Author: 0 Rising abuse of elderly people impacts on health, wellbeing

This intimate story reveals a hidden crisis harming older Americans in every community across the country. Nearly 16 per cent of people aged 60 years and older were subjected to these abuses, according to a new study supported by WHO and published in the Lancet Global Health .

People Blast Outside Kindergarten in Eastern China Kills at Least Seven
Author: 0 Blast Outside Kindergarten in Eastern China Kills at Least Seven

An eyewitness surnamed Shi told the Global Times newspaper that the blast was caused by an explosion of a gas cylinder at a roadside food stall. The blast occurred just as parents were collecting their children from school for the day and tore the entrance of the building to pieces.

Author: 0 Hammond cancels Mansion House 'warning shot'

My thoughts are with local community. The City of London Corporation announced the event was being cancelled nearly an hour after the chancellor had tweeted that he would not deliver his much-anticipated speech. Chancellor as well as a traditional address from Bank of England Governor Mark Carney , who has consistently warned against leaving the European Union.

Author: 0 Polanski's victim to play supporting role for him in court now

Samantha Geimer stood before Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon in downtown Los Angeles and said she wanted the case to end. Polanski's lawyer Harland Braun told The News on Friday that the famed " Chinatown " director wants the matter resolved so he can travel freely in Europe and visit his late wife Sharon Tate's gravesite in Culver City, Calif.

People Saudi and Bahrain welcome Trump's scolding of Qatar
Author: 0 Saudi and Bahrain welcome Trump's scolding of Qatar

The State Department had said the US learned only at the last minute about the Arab nations' plan to cut ties. But Mr Trump said that he, Mr Tillerson and military leaders decided during his trip to Saudi Arabia last month that a public rebuke was needed.

People Boom! 10% of USA electricity from wind and solar in March
Author: 0 Boom! 10% of USA electricity from wind and solar in March

It said some $7.4 trillion will be invested in new renewables by 2040, of which wind's share would be $3.3 trillion and solar $2.8 trillion. Solar is already at least as cheap as coal in Germany, Australia, the U.S., Spain and Italy. "Beyond the term of a president, Donald Trump can't change the structure of the global energy sector single-handedly", said Henbest. This is incredibly huge news , especially for countries previously considered to be long-time polluters like China, India, ...

People Korean treatment of Otto Warmbier, father says
Author: 0 Korean treatment of Otto Warmbier, father says

A USA diplomat who traveled to North Korea to secure American college student Otto Warmbier's (WORM'-birz) release also was able to make contact with three other Americans detained there. They said Warmbier's skin was normal, not bruised, and he was well nourished. When asked if the Obama administration failed to act, he responded that the results speak for themselves.

Author: 0 Paper says Mueller probe looking at obstruction

If accurate, the report would also indicate Trump still has no understanding of the position the appointment of a special counsel has placed him in. But expressions of discontent with Mueller are bubbling up nonetheless. In a pivotal shift in the investigation that has riveted Americans like no other for decades, senior intelligence officials have agreed to be interviewed by investigators working for the special counsel , Robert Mueller , the Post said.

Author: 0 Father of Freed North Korean Prisoner Otto Warmbier Disbelieves Regime's Claims

According to the hospital treating him, the 22-year-old suffered severe neurological injury during more than a year of detention in the isolated country, for stealing a political poster from a hotel. Warmbier did so again on Thursday. "They do not do this out of the kindness of their hearts", said Fred Warmbier . But he says the USA government has to respond forcefully if it's determined the student's condition wasn't disclosed "and he didn't get proper treatment".

People Fort Carson on lockdown after one injured in shooting
Author: 0 Fort Carson on lockdown after one injured in shooting

The shooting occurred Thursday but few details were immediately available. The shooting happened near Bad Toelz Road in the center of the base, which is southwest of Colorado Springs. As the situation unfolded, a statement from Fort Carson Public Affairs Chief Dani Johnson said "based on our assessment, there is not an active shooter situation".

People Serbia's first openly gay prime minister prepares to take office
Author: 0 Serbia's first openly gay prime minister prepares to take office

Her approval by parliament will be largely a formality, as his party and its allies hold an overwhelming majority. Got tips? Go to www.thegayuk.com/newsdesk to tell us something. In his speech, meant to outline the domestic and foreign policy priorities of his tenure, the president tasked Brnabic and her government with strengthening Serbia's position "on the worldwide arena, both in the West and East", naming relations with Russian Federation among his priorities.

People As Tillerson calls for calm, Trump calls out Qatar on terror
Author: 0 As Tillerson calls for calm, Trump calls out Qatar on terror

Trump's comments came minutes after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called for calm and an ease to the blockade imposed against Qatar by its neighbors. He said Qatar has historically supported groups that have "spanned the spectrum of political expression from activism to violence". Tillerson said the blockade was causing "unintended" humanitarian and business consequences and was "hindering USA military actions in the region and the campaign against ISIS", or the Islamic State ...

Author: 0 London firefighters search for more building inferno victims

Police fear they may never identify all of those killed in the Grenfell Tower disaster. Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said: "It may be, and I just don't know, it may be that ultimately some victims remain unidentified". "People were absolutely devastated by yesterday's events", Cotton said. Following the Shepherd Court fire, insurer RSA wrote a report warning that flammable material in insulation panels "melts and ignites relatively easily", and can cause "extremely rapid fire ...

People Macron confirms third French victim in London attack
Author: 0 Macron confirms third French victim in London attack

London police have said all 12 people from the Barking neighborhood held since the attack have been freed. Meanwhile, the family of Spanish banker Ignacio Echeverria have confirmed he was killed in the attack after trying to fend off a terrorist with his skateboard.