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The Grenfell Tower disaster is uncomfortably similar to a fast-moving blaze at another London-area public housing project, Lakanal House, that killed six people, including three children, eight years ago. Gloria Trevisan and Marco Gottardi, both 27, lived on the 23rd floor of Grenfell Tower. Wayne Brown, London Fire Brigade Deputy Assistant Commissioner, said in 25 years on the job he had "never seen a fire with that intensity spread so quickly throughout a building of this size".
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    President and first lady visit Rep

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    Trump canceled a scheduled event at the Labor Department soon after the shooting took place, and the White House has said both Trump and Vice President Mike Pence received updates on the shooting. "We've had a very, very divided country for many years", Trump said. "He's a patriot and he's a fighter. America is praying for you and America is praying for all of the victims of this awful shooting".
  • Ralph Northam wins nomination; GOP race too close to call

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    With Northam's endorsements from a significant portion of the state's Democratic establishment, as well as from The Washington Post , and his easy defeat of Perriello, Tuesday's primary could be a roadmap for the type of candidates Democrats will seek going into the 2018 midterm elections.
  • May nears deal with Northern Irish 'kingmakers'

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    BBC chief political correspondent Norman Smith says the deal "will be top loaded with economic rather than political matters", including a cut in corporation tax for Northern Ireland. Mr Brokenshire, who will also attend the Downing Street exchanges, characterised the meetings as a contribution to the three-week process to restore devolution.
  • USA soldiers killed in action in Afghanistan

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    In a statement, the Pentagon said the wounded soldier had been evacuated for treatment and the incident was under investigation. In a statement, the Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, claiming the soldier was a Taliban infiltrator.
  • Trump tweets of witch hunt amid Russia probe

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    Trump appeared to be a responding to a Washington Post report that special prosecutor Robert Mueller "is interviewing senior intelligence officials as part of a widening probe that now includes an examination of whether President Trump attempted to obstruct justice, officials said".
  • PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL), Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL)

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    It has outperformed by 7.42% the S&P500. The stock is expected to report revenue as high as $3.92B and as low as $3.85B per share. Crystal Rock Capital Management sold 82,220 shares as the company's stock rose 11.01% with the market. Venbio Select Advisor Llc, which manages about $380.08M and $495.01M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Neuroderm Ltd by 370,000 shares to 1.06 million shares, valued at $23.45 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing.
  • North Korean prisoner Otto Warmbier returns to the USA

    North Korean prisoner Otto Warmbier returns to the USA

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    She says it's an "extremely sad" situation that student Otto Warmbier (WORM'-bir) is in a coma. "We thank you for the opportunity and blessing you've given us to serve your agenda and the American people", said Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, who reports suggest may be at risk of losing his job amid internal palace squabbles.
  • Susan Collins To Trump: Release The Tapes

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    Trump had threatened Comey on Twitter with "tapes" of their conversations when accounts of their talks had begun to appear in the media. King said either his House Intelligence Committee or the House Judiciary Committee will look into whether Comey broke the law when he admittedly leaked his Trump meeting memos to a friend, who then released them to the New York Times .
  • Philippine army says USA troops near besieged Marawi, but not fighting

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    A Philippines politician said on Thursday residents fleeing besieged Marawi City had seen at least 100 bodies in an area where intense fighting has taken place between security forces and Daesh terrorists in the last three weeks. Gen. Restituto Padilla said. "It may take some time". On June 11, President Rodrigo Duterte said in an interview that he was not aware of the U.S. forces' presence in Marawi City .
  • Worth Watching Stock Wells Fargo & Company

    Worth Watching Stock Wells Fargo & Company

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    Wells Fargo & Co New now has $269.75B valuation. The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.68 million shares versus an average volume of 0.6 million shares during last trading session. 149 funds opened positions while 487 raised stakes. Private Asset Management reported 175,710 shares. Goldstein Munger & Associates stated it has 4,900 shares.
  • President Trump returns to Twitter to gripe about Russian Federation probe 'WITCH HUNT'

    President Trump returns to Twitter to gripe about Russian Federation probe 'WITCH HUNT'

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    Lindsey Graham, U.S. Senator. Comey also testified he had told Trump he was not under investigation. A person close to Trump's legal team also said earlier Tuesday that there have been no discussions about firing Mueller . It reminded Washington of another attorney general who testified 10 years ago, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. 'I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go.