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Activists shut down the streets of west London as they staged a march demanding justice for the victims of the Grenfell Tower inferno. "At this stage the Met can confirm that, following initial reports from specialist investigators and experts who have examined the flat where the fire started, there is nothing to suggest the fire was started deliberately", Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said.
  • Protestor rushes stage at controversial 'Julius Caesar' play

    Protestor rushes stage at controversial 'Julius Caesar' play

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    As she interrupted the play, fellow blogger and conspiracy theorist Jack Posobiec filmed the disturbance while screaming "Goebbels would be proud" at the audience. As in every production of the play in the 418 years since it debuted, just as happened in 44BC, Caesar is assassinated. The Public Theater released a statement after the show from Oskar Eustis (Artistic Director), noting "Two protestors disrupted our show tonight; we stopped the show for less than a minute and our ...
  • Protesters demand justice after deadly London blaze

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    Dozens of people attending a protest for the victims stormed the town hall in London's richest borough yesterday afternoon, accusing the authorities of ignoring their plight. The PM said people " deserve answers " as to why the fire spread so rapidly and that the inquiry "will give them". Waewta Suparerksanon, 62, told the BBC Thai service that she and four other members of her family escaped from the inferno at about 4am local time .
  • UK's May pledges $6.4 million for fire survivors

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    In addition to debate over the cladding, questions have also been raised over why there was no sprinkler system in Grenfell Tower which could have helped stop the fire spreading, or any central smoke alarm system that would have woken sleeping residents.
  • London Mayor Calls On Gov't To Cancel Trump's State Visit

    London Mayor Calls On Gov't To Cancel Trump's State Visit

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    In a television appearance on Monday, Khan said Trump was wrong about " many things" and indicated that his diplomatic visit should be cancelled. Trump presented the remark out of context, implying Khan had said that Londoners should not be alarmed by terrorism.
  • Hannity: Shut Down Mueller's Special Counsel Probe

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    Trump was especially outraged by Comey's admission last week that he had leaked a memo with details of his interactions with the president in hopes of spurring the appointment of a special counsel. The two men worked closely together in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, attacks when Mueller was Federal Bureau of Investigation director and Comey was a high-ranking Justice Department official in the George W.
  • Donations hit more than £3m for Grenfell Tower victims

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    He said a police investigation by specialist detectives would "establish the facts to provide, as best we possible, answers for those so deeply and tragically affected by the bad fire at Grenfell Tower ". Mohamad Alhajani, a 23-year-old Syrian refugee, was named as the first victim of the fire, and 24-year-old local artist Khadija Saye has also been named as a victim.
  • Trump rolls back some, not all, changes in US-Cuba relations

    Trump rolls back some, not all, changes in US-Cuba relations

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    The policy changes announced were partial, but Trump tightened rules for American nationals traveling to Cuba, banned ties with a military-run tourism firm and reaffirmed the existing U.S. Tourists will still be able to travel to Cuba, but it will be harder and restricted compared to the Obama policies. Shakur was a member of the former Black Panther Party and the Black Liberation Army, organizations which fought for the emancipation of Black people living in the United States .
  • Cuba condemns Trump's 'hostile rhetoric' but still wants to talk

    Cuba condemns Trump's 'hostile rhetoric' but still wants to talk

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    Pointing to human rights abuses, Trump said, "My administration will not hide from it, excuse it, or glamorize it and we will never ever be blind to it". The "wet foot, dry foot" policy, which once let most Cuban migrants stay if they made it to United States soil but was ended under Mr Obama , will remain so and remittances from people in America to Cubans will not be cut off.
  • Trump closes U.S. travel to Cuba Trump closes United States travel to Cuba

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    Mr Trump aides say Mr Obama's efforts amounted to "appeasement " and have done nothing to advance political freedoms in Cuba, while benefiting the Cuban government financially. Craig Spence, secretary general of the International Council of Aircraft Owner and Pilot Associations, explained that the restrictions will not go into effect until the new regulations are published, a number of which will hinder GA travel to Cuba.
  • US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions

    US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions

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    Former FBI Chief Robert Mueller has been appointed special counsel to probe Russia's role in last year's US elections - and is investigating whether Trump obstructed justice, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday. "I certainly agree with the sentiment that has been conveyed by several members from both parties that Russian Federation must be held accountable for its meddling in US elections", he said before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday.
  • Seven US sailors missing after destroyer collides with merchant ship off Japan

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    The Japan coast guard said it received an emergency call from a Philippine-registered container ship ACX Crystal early Saturday that it had collided with the Fitzgerald southwest of Yokusuka, Japan . "Just heard the sweetest voice and saw a wonderful face". However, a spokesman for the United States 7th Fleet later said the ship was heading back to Yokosuka under its own power at 3 knots and would likely dock in a couple of hours.