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London has a chronic housing shortage even in the best of times, and those left homeless by the fire - already angry over what they see as government inequity and incompetence - fear being forced out of the British capital. More than 3 million pounds ($3.8 million) have been raised for the victims. "What are you going to do about it?" As the video continues to record, Rania is heard praying and saying police are telling people to get out but that they can't due to the fire and the ...
  • Missing Fitzgerald sailors found in flooded compartments

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    It's hard to imagine what this crew has had to endure, the challenges they've had to overcome", Aucoin said. Divers were waiting to inspect it below the waterline, where there had also been significant damage. destroyer collided with the Philippine-registered container ship ACX Crystal in the waters off the Izu Peninsula Saturday, June 17, 2017. "Two sailors, in addition to the commanding officer, have been medically evacuated from USS Fitzgerald to US Naval Hospital Yokosuka for ...
  • At Least Three US Soldiers Wounded After Afghan Base Attack

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    Al Jazeera's Rob McBride, reporting from Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, said North Atlantic Treaty Organisation soldiers were training their Afghan counterparts at the base where the attack took place. The statement read that the incident was under investigation and more details would be provided when available. Camp Shaheen was the site of a major attack by Taliban militants in April, killing more than 130 Afghan Army personnel.
  • What's behind Qatar's diplomatic crisis?

    What's behind Qatar's diplomatic crisis?

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    The IRINN TV news channel also reported the incident, quoting local sources from Boushehr province. Saudi Arabia (which has also been accused of supporting terrorist groups), the United Arab Emirates and others have frequently complained about Qatar's state-backed media outlet Al-Jazeera and its equable working relationship with Saudi Arabia's main rival, Shiite power Iran.
  • The Who to Play on London Fire Fundraiser Single

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    Hours after the awful news broke, record company boss and BGT boss Simon announced plans t reel a song to raise money for the victims by releasing a cover of Simon & Garfunkel hit Bridge Over Troubled Water by enlisting the help of a host of stars.
  • US President investigated for potential obstruction of justice

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    An American lobbyist for Russian interests who helped craft an important foreign policy speech for Donald Trump has confirmed that he attended two dinners hosted by Jeff Sessions during the 2016 campaign, apparently contradicting the attorney general's sworn testimony given this week.
  • Brexit 'uncertainty' can't go on, says EU's Verhofstadt

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    Mrs Foster said the issues under discussion included the stability of the United Kingdom government, Brexit and the Northern Ireland economy. "We believe that the withdrawal process can not be concluded without the future relationship also being taken into account", the spokesman said.
  • 58 presumed dead in London tower blaze, police say

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    Police said the death toll could change. He asked anyone who was in the tower and survived to contact police immediately. Police say the harrowing search for remains had been paused Friday because of safety concerns at the blacked tower but has resumed.
  • Duterte takes a rest as Philippine city burns

    Duterte takes a rest as Philippine city burns

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    After a five-day absence from the public, President Rodrigo Duterte made his first public appearance Saturday saying he was exhausted and needed the rest. Alejano, a member of the "Magnificent Seven" independent minority bloc in the House of Representatives, said the Office of the President should be honest about Mr.
  • Saudi guards fire on Iranian boat, killing fisherman

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    The statement, which quoted an unnamed Riyadh official, added that Saudi Arabia "does not need such thing", while adding that the kingdom's military capabilities were "at the best standards". Countries including France, UK, Kuwait and Turkey have been trying to act as mediators, but the anti-Qatar alliance has been wary of setting out its detailed demands, the daily reported .