• Afghan soldier attacks foreign troops at base

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    Unconfirmed reports earlier indicated at least four United States soldiers were killed and as many were wounded in the attack. A spokeswoman for the German forces at the joint missions command in Potsdam said "according to what we know right now, no Germans were affected".
  • Tragedy won't stop annual baseball game

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    The annual congressional baseball game dates back to 1909, and Republicans and Democrats since then have each won an equal number of games - 39. A congressional staffer and two Capitol Police officers also were injured. The immediate motive for the shooting has not been fully fleshed out, but Hodgkinson had reportedly expressed strident anti-Republican views on social media and directed particular ire at Trump after he became president.
  • Did this tweet suggest Trump could fire Rosenstein to oust Mueller?

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    The president's anger appears to be directed at Acting Attorney General Rod Rosenstein who wrote a letter recommending Comey's termination. "As you and I have discussed, however, I can not defend the Director's handling of the conclusion of the investigation of Secretary Clinton's emails, and I do not understand his refusal to accept the almost universal judgment that he was mistaken".
  • Brexit talks will begin on Monday despite Britain's political chaos

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    Fighting for her political survival, May has been trying to strike a deal with a small Northern Irish Protestant party to avoid a second election that could delay Brexit talks and damage the $2.5 trillion economy. It will also allow May to attend a summit of European Union leaders next week with exit talks already underway, POLITICO claims . "My preoccupation is that time is passing, it is passing quicker than anyone believes because the subjects we have to deal with are ...
  • London high-rise that caught fire was extremely flammable

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    Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Theresa May , criticized for not meeting with those injured in the blaze, visited the hospital today, Reuters reported. The area has a large immigrant population, but many families have lived in the area for years, passing on their low-rent homes to their children. As the boy pressed, the Labour politician pledged to get answers.
  • The Note: The White House stressing Sessions

    The Note: The White House stressing Sessions

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    Watch video of the interview between Woodruff and Ruddy in the video below, courtesy of PBS Newshour . The questioning about whether the White House was seeking to oust Mueller came as top conservative boosters of Trump sought to delegitimize Mueller , a former FBI director who took the special counsel job after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey .
  • Lawmaker: House members raised security concerns before Scalise shooting

    Lawmaker: House members raised security concerns before Scalise shooting

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    Jack Sava , the director of trauma at the MedStar Washington Hospital Centre, told reporters on Friday. Scalise and four others were shot Wednesday morning during a Republican practice for the annual congressional baseball game . Pelosi also cited past remarks by Trump, saying: "You have a president who says: 'I could shoot someone on Fifth Avenue and nobody would care'". Hodgkinson died of wounds sustained during a firefight with law enforcement.
  • Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup, says Silva

    Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup, says Silva

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    They will also face Mexico and Portugal, making up Group A. Germany is the top-ranked team in the eight-nation Confederations Cup, at No. 3, but it came to Russian Federation with a second-string squad that has only three players from the team that won the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
  • May 'distraught as we all are' about Grenfell fire

    May 'distraught as we all are' about Grenfell fire

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    British media and angry local residents have raised a series of issues including whether the cladding used on the building helped the blaze spread. London Mayor Sadiq Khan has written to Prime Minister Theresa May demanding answers on behalf of residents."The local community feels their grief has been made worse by the lack of information about their missing family members and friends", he wrote ."They are fully aware of the true scale of this tragedy but can not comprehend why they are ...
  • Thirty confirmed dead in Grenfell Tower blaze as fury grows among survivors

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    At least 40 fire engines and 200 firefighters responded to the blaze at Grenfell Tower and have been working since the early hours of the morning. Sky News understands that around 70 people are missing, feared dead. She later appeared on TV to announce a public inquiry into the blaze. Natasha Elcock, 39, was with her boyfriend and six-year-old daughter on the 11th floor of the west London tower block when the fire broke out - but they had been told to stay inside.
  • The nice things Trump and others said about Rod Rosenstein

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    The White House has directed questions to outside legal counsel, which has not responded. It was not immediately clear what prompted the release of that statement by Rosenstein , whether it was in response to recent stories that suggested the President was under investigation for obstruction of justice , or some other reason.