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Days after a blaze tore through Grenfell Tower in London , the death toll continues to rise: City police announced Saturday that 58 people "are missing and we assumed likely to have died". As an absolute priority, what we are all doing is, as quickly and with as much dignity as we can, recovering those that are still inside. "At least she could've met the victims, [Labour leader Jeremy] Corbyn was a good man.
  • Trump confirms he's being investigated for Comey firing

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    It was not clear whether the president was basing his tweet on direct knowledge, or on reports this week that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether he obstructed justice by firing Mr Comey last month amid the Russian Federation investigation .
  • Doctor hopes Rep. Scalise can make 'excellent recovery' despite risk

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    Steve Scalise . The Associated Press reported Thursday night that Scalise's doctors had said the majority whip "remains in critical condition but has shown improvement". Investigators say he shot House Rep. Steve Scalise before he was killed by police who had been guarding the congressman. Following the surgeries, Scalise will need to undergo rehabilitation for a full recovery.
  • 3rd London attacker named as Youssef Zaghba, 22

    3rd London attacker named as Youssef Zaghba, 22

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    A British government official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak about the investigation confirmed the details of the Italian report, and said the man had not been considered a "person of interest", meaning they had no reason to think he was violent or planning an attack.
  • Police identify third suspect in London Bridge attack

    Police identify third suspect in London Bridge attack

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    After his arrest in March 2016, when he was trying to leave for Turkey, Zaghba came back to Bologna twice, for two or three days at a time, to visit his mother, police said . Redouane was 30 years old and had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. The 12 people arrested shortly after the attack had already been released without charge.
  • Southern Baptist Convention votes to condemn racism amidst controversy

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    SBC Committee on Resolutions Chairman Barrett Duke told McKissic the committee had concluded his resolution had "inappropriate" and "inflammatory" language and subsequently opposed bringing it to the floor. Two decades later, ERLC President Russell Moore called for the repudiation of the Confederate flag. Thabiti Anyabwile , a black Southern Baptist pastor, tweeted that "any "church" that can not denounce white supremacy without hesitancy and equivocation is a dead, Jesus denying ...
  • Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations Monday

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    May needs the support of the DUP to govern, after a disastrous election result in which she lost her parliamentary majority. Foster and her colleagues were expected to ask for concessions on several Tory policies, including the scrapping of the triple-lock pension scheme, but May has said the NI party will have no veto on major policies.
  • Hundreds suffer from food poisoning in camp near Mosul

    Hundreds suffer from food poisoning in camp near Mosul

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    She wouldn't speculate whether the poisoning might have been intentional. The Hassan Sham camp, which houses around 5,000 families, in al-Khazer on the road linking Mosul and Erbil houses people who have fled the intense fighting between Islamic State and the Iraqi troops trying to recapture the city.
  • Taliban attack kills 5 policemen in Afghanistan

    Taliban attack kills 5 policemen in Afghanistan

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    A spokesman for Resolute Support in Afghanistan said in a statement that all seven soldiers were medically evacuated and "are being cared for". For the second weekend in a row, USA soldiers serving in Afghanistan have come under fire from the a member of the local troops they are there to help.
  • Portugal forest fire death toll rises to 39

    Portugal forest fire death toll rises to 39

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    Another 54 people have been injured, including four firefighters and a child with serious injuries. He added a period of national mourning would be announced shortly. Unfortunately this seems to be the greatest tragedy we have seen in recent years in terms of forest fires. The European Union said it had activated its civil protection efforts responding to a call for assistance by Portuguese authorities.
  • US Senate backs legislation to slap new sanctions on Russian Federation

    US Senate backs legislation to slap new sanctions on Russian Federation

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    Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) voting against the measure, the Senate approved a new package of sanctions that requires congressional approval before the Trump administration can roll back any sanctions against Russian Federation. However, the official did want it to be known that the administration "supports sanctions on Russian Federation and that the political ramifications of any veto have not been discussed yet".