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He lashed out at a top Justice Department official overseeing the inquiry, reflecting his mounting frustration with the unrelenting controversy that has consumed his early presidency. "Americans should be sceptical about anonymous allegations". The department would not comment on the record on whether Trump, who has repeatedly complained about leaks on the case, requested the statement.
  • Britain should stress jobs, prosperity in Brexit talks - Hammond

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    Britain's Brexit ministry said on Friday that no deal could be struck on exiting unless the future relationship with the bloc was taken into account."Our view is that a withdrawal agreement and terms of the future relationship must be agreed alongside each other", a spokesman for Britain's Brexit ministry said."We believe that the withdrawal process cannot be concluded without the future relationship also being taken into account".
  • 'Team Scalise' unites as lawmaker remains in critical condition

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    Scalise had been at " imminent risk of death " when he was first brought into the hospital on Wednesday, and he received many units of transfused blood, the doctor said. "We also praise special agents Crystal Griner and David Bailey of the Capitol Police for their heroic deeds that saved so many lives". Senior US Republican congressman Steve Scalise is showing sign of improvement and is speaking with loved ones after being shot at a baseball game near Washington , DC last week.
  • New York Times Sues FBI To Get Documents Of Trump-Comey Talks

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    Rosenstein himself wrote the memorandum on which Trump ostensibly made that decision, calling for Comey's dismissal based on his handling of the Clinton email server scandal. Vice President Mike Pence has also hired a private lawyer to represent his interests in the expanding probe. The attorney general was at a White House meeting when the notification came from Rosenstein , prompting the enraged President to scold the attorney general for the turn of events.
  • London apartment blaze: Firefighter's despair he 'could have done more'

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    They left Number 10 after their meeting with the Prime Minister as demonstrators shouted: 'May out!' just metres away. But his brother, who he thought was right behind him, didn't make it out. On Friday evening, May was interviewed by Emily Maitlis on the BBC programme "Newsnight" where she sidestepped questions over whether she misread the public mood and anger over the Grenfell fire as well as what her personal response is - leading to more criticism of being called "robotic" and "cold".
  • London fire: 58 presumed dead, say police

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    This includes the 30 fatalities confirmed so far. "What I'm now absolutely focused on is ensuring that we get that support on the ground", May said in a BBC Newsnight interview, according to Reuters . Earlier in the day, Scotland Yard expressed fears that all the victims of the massive fire may never be identified. This relies on dental records, fingerprints and DNA when possible and also features like tattoos or scars.
  • People Still Missing After Grenfell Tower Fire Assumed Dead

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    The fire forced residents to flee through black smoke down the single stairwell, jump out of windows or even drop their children from the building. Residents furious over the handling of the Grenfell Tower disaster descended on the local town hall Friday in west London , shouting, "We want justice".
  • 'Excellent' prognosis for legislator hurt in shooting

    'Excellent' prognosis for legislator hurt in shooting

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    Scott Applewhite, File). House Majority Whip Steve Scalise listens during an interview in NY on October 8, 2014. But this year's Congressional Baseball Game for Charity took on unprecedented themes of unity, coming a day after a lone gunman opened fire on the Republican squad as it practiced across the Potomac River.
  • Cuba rejects new US policy, calls it 'archaic'

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    Despite his effort to roll back parts of Obama's Cuba policy , Trump left many of Obama's legacy intact, including remaining US embassy in Cuba . But he conceded the US embassy that reopened in Havana during the Obama administration will remain, "in the hope that our countries can forge a much stronger and better path".
  • Watch the Congressional Baseball Teams Come Together For Emotional Moment of Prayer

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    Rep. Steve King , R-Iowa, said in a brief interview that Democrats would be reminded of "positions they've taken in the past that are not consistent with their voice for bipartisanship today". The suspected gunman, James T Hodgkinson , died from injuries hours after Wednesday's shooting . The gunman shot four others before being fatally wounded by Capitol Police officers who were serving in Scalise's security detail.
  • WaPo Reports Special Counsel Is Investigating Jared Kushner's Business Dealings

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    Jamie Gorelick, a lawyer for Kushner, told The Post in an email that "we do not know what this report refers to". It was previously reported that investigators were looking into Kushner's December meetings - which were not originally disclosed on his security clearance application - with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the USA, and Sergey Gorkov, a graduate of the academy of the KGB's successor organization and the head of a state-owned Russian bank that is subject to ...