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The whole building is engulfed in flames. "This was just done to tart it up and match the nearby building". Firefighters rescued large numbers of people - some of them in their pyjamas - from the 43-year-old block, a low rent housing estate which overlooks up-scale parts of the Kensington area.
  • Huge fire engulfs 27-storey London tower block, multiple injured

    Huge fire engulfs 27-storey London tower block, multiple injured

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    Eye-witnesses reported seeing torches and mobile phone lights flashing from the upper storeys, and heard people's screams for help while the fire raged through the building. A structural engineer assessed the tower's stability but judged the building was not in danger of collapsing. London Fire Brigade said the fire engulfed all floors from the second to the top of the block which contained 130 apartments.
  • Congressman says member of his staff wounded

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    He said Capitol Police were on the scene and returned fire. Both U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke briefly on the House floor, recognizing the bravery of the Capitol police and calling for unity.
  • Kids tossed from windows to escape London high-rise blaze

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    The whole building is engulfed in flames. They said that fire risk assessments reviewed more than three months ago will be checked again: "The Fire Brigade also undertake regular inspections of our blocks to check they are satisfied with fire safety arrangements".
  • Will respond to NATO's build-up at Russia's doorstep: Putin

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    We will give an appropriate response to NATO's actions near our borders to keep the strategic balance, but with much less expenditures and without affecting the effectiveness of those measures, Putin explained. What wasn't seen on the broadcast show was that when Colbert was speaking to Stone about his sympathy for the Russian president , despite the claims of Russia interfering in the election, Stone suddenly felt uncomfortable and reportedly tried to switch the subject of the ...
  • Gunman shoots congressman, police at Virginia baseball practice

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    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and multiple other people were shot Wednesday morning in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia, NBC News has confirmed. Once they were able, Sen. She said the shooting "went on for quite a while". "Everybody probably would have died except for the fact that Capitol Police where there", Paul said.
  • Environment G7 working to overcome US No

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    Trump was represented in Bologna by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt , who flew home at the end of the first day after insisting that the United States was continuing to seek "positive engagement" with its partners in the club of wealthy democracies.
  • 'Anxiety and fear' over Tory-DUP deal: Sinn Fein

    'Anxiety and fear' over Tory-DUP deal: Sinn Fein

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    It was a sharp contrast to previous meetings, when MPs urged him to stand down and accused him of wanting to make the party a "protest" movement rather than one of government. Brexit minister David Davis has insisted the approach to the European Union divorce had not changed, but at the meeting with lawmakers on Monday, May recognised that a broader consensus needed to be built for Brexit and made clear she would listen to all wings of the party on the issue.
  • CNN fires comedian Kathy Griffin over 'disgusting'

    CNN fires comedian Kathy Griffin over 'disgusting'

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    Late Tuesday, the language CNN used was even stronger. "It is clearly disgusting and completely inappropriate", Cooper wrote, also in a tweet . "I made a mistake, and I was wrong", Griffin said in a video posted on her Twitter account Tuesday night.
  • "Hard Brexit" plan is dead in the water - Scotland's Sturgeon

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    Theresa May , the UK Prime Minister and the leader of the Conservatives , said that the timing for the referendum was not right and the United Kingdom had to focus on Brexit negotiations, which it has to conclude by spring 2019. The UK Government is seemingly divided over how to approach negotiations to leave the European Union with talks due to start next week. In their statement, the group accused Ms Sturgeon of focusing "solely on independence" since June previous year and "how she can ...