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Khan, the London mayor, said questions needed to be answered about the safety of tower blocks after some residents said they had been advised they should stay in their flats in the event of a fire . Mr Egal also said gas pipes had been installed in the stairways, which once ablaze filled them with smoke, making it hard to escape. Footage on social media showed the flames on most floors, with witnesses reporting seeing people trapped in their units, while others were forced to jump from ...
  • London fire tears through residential tower, leaving 12 dead

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    Terrified residents of the Grenfell Tower said there was little warning of the inferno that engulfed their high-rise apartment building and left 12 people dead - a toll that officials said would nearly certainly rise. London's Metropolitan Police said a number of people were being treated for a range of injuries, but did not provide more specifics. The leader of Kensington and Chelsea Borough Nick Paget-Brown said "several hundred" people would have been in the block when the fire broke ...
  • "1-2-3 Putin go away" - B92 at Moscow protest rally

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    An Associated Press reporter has counted more than 200 people arrested by police at an unsanctioned opposition rally in St. Petersburg. According to OVD-Info, a nongovernmental organization, nearly 700 people have been arrested in Moscow , and hundreds more in St.
  • France's Macron offers 'open door' if Britain chooses to stay in EU

    France's Macron offers 'open door' if Britain chooses to stay in EU

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    The UK and France are also to develop plans to create a new legal liability for tech companies which fail to take action against unacceptable content. After two attacks in Britain in less than two weeks, May's plan to clamp down on hate speech online struck a chord with global leaders, especially the French president, whose country has endured a string of attacks over the last three years.
  • [UPDATING] Shots fired at Republican congressional baseball practice

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    In addition to Scalise, Paul identified those injured as lobbyist Matt Mika , congressional staffer Zack Barth, and Capitol Police special agents David Bailey and Crystal Greiner. "We will continue our work in behalf of the American people", Pittenger said. At the same time, Brooks said he and others near the infield dove into the first-base dugout to hide from the shots.
  • Fatalities in London High-Rise Fire

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    Fire crews are continuing to tackle "pockets of fire" in the building with many people still unaccounted for. "The codes associated with building construction and redevelopment have moved forward light-years from the 1940s and 50s- when we used to see massive, devastating fires like this".
  • Jeff Sessions brands accusations of Russian Federation collusion an 'appalling lie'

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    He declined to specify which practice he was using to refuse to answer senator's questions. "I may have had an encounter" with Ambassador Kislyak at a District of Columbia hotel in April 2016, Sessions allowed. Sessions had one major goal - to protect himself after Comey thrust him into the center of the Russian Federation maelstrom. Sessions said he "racked my brain" and had no meeting with any Russian in his capacity as a Trump campaign adviser.
  • Selena Gomez Is Back In 'Bad Liar' Music Video

    Selena Gomez Is Back In 'Bad Liar' Music Video

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    This only proves that Gomez can pull off pretty much any hairdo she pleases and still look absolutely awesome in the process. Gomez has been busy promoting her new single with multiple press appearances and show-stopping outfits , and on Thursday, she suffered a wardrobe malfunction in a top that flaunted major sideboob.
  • US attorney general dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats

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    He vigorously denied any wrongdoing, particularly in connection with the Russian Federation investigation being conducted by the FBI, and vowed to defend himself "against scurrilous and false allegations". Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., who asked if Sessions could "speak more frankly" in a closed session with senators, as Comey did: "I'm not sure". Ahead of the hearing there had been suggestions that Sessions might have had a third, unreported, encounter with Kislyak, at the Mayflower Hotel in ...
  • United Nations warns Gulf states to respect rights in Qatar row

    United Nations warns Gulf states to respect rights in Qatar row

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    Nawaz Sharif recently visited Saudi Arabia to discuss the emerging situation in the Arab world and emphasized the peaceful resolve of all the problems facing the Muslim countries. The SPA, while announcing the severing of relations with Qatar, had said it had been done for "protection of national security from the dangers of terrorism and extremism".