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The ISIS-run Aamaq news agency did not confirm the death of the militant leader. In a statement, the Russian military said drones had been monitoring the area in expectation of IS leaders' gathering. Syrian troops and allied militias advanced within miles of a strategic airbase controlled by USA -backed forces west of Raqqa city on Thursday, the United Kingdom-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
  • Police Launch Criminal Inquiry into Grenfell Tower Blaze

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    Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy said Wednesday night that the force do not expect to find any more survivors. The blaze has led to outrage after repeated alleged oversights in fire safety with residents saying they had warned authorities for years that the flats would be potential death traps if a blaze broke out.
  • London fire: Prime minister Theresa May orders full public inquiry

    London fire: Prime minister Theresa May orders full public inquiry

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    An emergency number has also been established for friends and family who are anxious for loved ones, known to be residents in the building. As firefighters continued to search the burned-out hull of the 24-story Grenfell Tower - where flames were still visible Thursday afternoon, almost two days after the first panicked emergency calls - displaced residents on the streets below demanded that public officials provide answers about a disaster they say was preventable.
  • Adele Visits Site Of Deadly Building Fire In London

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    The prime minister said the inquiry, an official review of action by public institutions, was needed to ensure "this awful tragedy is properly investigated ". The renovation project included installation of insulated exterior cladding , double-glazed windows and a communal heating system. Many of those evacuated said the fire had spread incredibly quickly with nearly no warning and multiple residents told CNN they did not hear fire alarms when the blaze broke out.
  • WWE Names NXT Match As The WWE Match Of The Year

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    Alexa Bliss moved from SmackDown to RAW , is the RAW women's champion and seems at the top of her game there. His promos have not gotten better, and neither have his matches. On the other side of things, though, he is more interesting than Randy Orton , whose recent title reign was one of the most forgettable of his career.
  • Cosby Trial: Constand Called Cosby 53 Times After Alleged Assault

    Cosby Trial: Constand Called Cosby 53 Times After Alleged Assault

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    The defence, however, tried to poke holes in Ms Johnson's story, asking why she had previously said under oath that the assault occurred in 1991, not 1996. Only in Constand's case has Cosby been charged . During the interview, Constand, according to Mason, recalled "something foreign" in her body during the sexual assault.
  • Grim search on after London tower fire

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    Some observers asked whether hazards in the Grenfell complex, which had 120 apartments that housed as many as 600 people , were ignored because its residents are mainly poor. The government department in charge of regulating building work - the Department for Communities and Local Government - did not respond to Reuters' questions, including whether such fire barriers were required by law.
  • Grenfell Tower fire: first victim named as Syrian refugee Mohammad Alhajali

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    The charity said he had been in a flat on the 14th floor with his brother, Omar, and the pair had tried to escape, but lost each other on the way downstairs. "In my 29 years in the London Fire Brigade, I have never seen a fire of this nature, and I have seen many high-rise fires". The group said Alhajali at one point was on the phone with a friend in Syria after unsuccessfully trying to get hold of his family in the country.
  • Britain's May confident on power-saving deal, to open parliament next week

    Britain's May confident on power-saving deal, to open parliament next week

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    If Britain changes track and decides to remain a member of the European Union it could lose perks such as budget rebates and opt-outs, according to the European Parliament's Brexit coordinator. You folk here made enough mess of our own elections, make enough mess of your own governments, make enough mess of your own affairs. The government meanwhile said the state opening of the British parliament - when May's government presents its legislation programme - will take place on June 21, ...
  • Trump Is Being Investigated For Obstruction of Justice, Says Washington Post

    Trump Is Being Investigated For Obstruction of Justice, Says Washington Post

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    President Donald Trump is taking to Twitter denounce reports that the Russian Federation investigation is widening to examine whether he tried to obstruct justice. The President has stressed he was not under investigation, and has taken to Twitter to dismiss the entire investigation as a hoax. He also said he believed Comey's testimony last week before the Intelligence Committee to be "very clear" and Comey himself to be a "very credible witness", when it came to questions about ...