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An action group at a west London tower block ravaged by a deadly fire has said its warnings fell on "deaf ears" after it highlighted safety concerns. London Ambulance Service said more than 50 people had been taken to hospital. "Unfortunately, a number of firefighters have been injured but fortunately only with minor injuries, which, considering the scale and the number of my firefighters have been involved and how hard they have worked, is a testament to their professionalism and ...
  • House Majority Whip shot at congressional baseball practice

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    Brooks said two law enforcement officers were believed to be among the others shot. "He screams." Brooks said that Scalise was shot in the hip and that he was "dragging his body" to get away from the shooter. It's my understanding that several people have been shot, including my colleague and friend Steve Scalise . The bravery and quick response of U.S.
  • Feared Dead, 50 Injured As Blaze Engulfs Grenfell Tower

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    By mid-day, London police said six people had been killed and they cautioned the death toll was likely to rise. More than 200 firefighters, backed up by 40 fire engines, fought for hours to try to bring the blaze, one of the biggest seen in central London in memory, under control.
  • PM May nears DUP deal

    PM May nears DUP deal

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May will continue on Wednesday her efforts to garner the supports she needs to allow her minority government to survive as European Union officials grow disgruntled in the delay in the start of Brexit talks.
  • Search for inmates who killed two guards during escape from prison bus

    Search for inmates who killed two guards during escape from prison bus

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    State law enforcement agencies involved in the manhunt include the Georgia Department of Corrections, Georgia Bureau of Investigation , the Georgia Department of Public Safety, and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Then they stopped a passing vehicle and stole it. They are risky beyond description. Two officers were on the state bus, which is standard protocol, he said.
  • Baby dropped, caught from London blaze

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    Dany Cotton, Commissioner of the London Fire Brigade , said early Wednesday morning that there were "a number" of fatalities , but she could not be more specific as the massive operation at the building was ongoing. A witness said she saw the baby dropped from the ninth or 10th floor of Grenfell Tower in London . Grenfell Tower was recently upgraded at a cost of 8.6 million pounds ($11 million), with work finishing in May 2016.
  • Rand Paul at field during shooting in Alexandria; not hurt

    Rand Paul at field during shooting in Alexandria; not hurt

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    Paul said a massacre could have unfolded if Scalise's security team was not there. Paul said he believed the shooter reloaded, and he described the gun as sounding like an AR-15. The incident instantly brought to mind another American political shooting. "We made sure we got as much fluid-Gatorade and water-the quicker to an IV the better".
  • Dennis Rodman Embarks On A

    Dennis Rodman Embarks On A "Pretty Positive" Mission In North Korea

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    But PotCoin didn't say what the trip has to to do with a bitcoin-like digital currency aimed at transactions between legal marijuana users and merchants. Citing two unnamed North Korean officials, CNN reported Tuesday morning that Rodman planned to touch down in Pyongyang later that day. A spokesperson for the Richardson Foundation, which has been working with the Warmbier family to secure Otto's release, confirmed the report to Vice News and said Otto's condition is critical.