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The victim's family is now demanding answers. Williams also revealed that Lyles was pregnant. He promised a full and thorough investigation, citing "historic police reforms" that are "in place to address such crises". Lyles had an extensive criminal record. A one-officer response would have been the norm, but "hazard information" linked to a previous police encounter with Lyles - she'd been arrested June 5 for obstruction of a public official and harassment, the Times reported - prompted ...
  • At least 70 reported missing after Grenfell Tower fire

    At least 70 reported missing after Grenfell Tower fire

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    Cundy said the images and video of the scenes inside the Grenfell Tower would be released on Sunday, adding "We will not do that until we have contacted all the families we are supporting to let them know that's our intention". Residents who survived said they warned the building's manager about fire hazards for years but were ignored. Vowing to be the "champion of the people", he said lessons must be learned from the tragedy, which is feared to have claimed the lives of at least 58 people.
  • Theresa May 'confident' she will get Queen's Speech through Commons

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    The state opening, a ceremony full of pomp in which the monarch reads out the Queen's Speech detailing the government's programme for the coming year, was due to take place on June 19. However, it is now understood the government are not able to get a speech prepared in time. "The UK Government is offering whatever support we can, working alongside the Irish government, as appropriate, honouring our respective commitments in the Belfast Agreement to serve the interests of the whole community ...
  • Mosque imam saves driver from angry mob after terror attack

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    Another witness, Adil Rana, 24, said: "The van was driving towards us to try and basically hit us at speed. It is too early to state if his death was as a result of the attack", police commander Neil Basu said. "From the window, I started hearing a lot of yelling and screeching, a lot of chaos outside. Everybody was shouting: "A van's hit people, a van's hit people", she said.
  • London mosque attacker: 'I want to kill all Muslims'

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    Earlier this month, a van veered into pedestrians on London Bridge , setting off vehicle and knife attacks that killed eight people and wounded many others on the bridge and in the nearby Borough Market area. The incident comes after two deadly Islamist-inspired attacks this year that used vehicles to ram pedestrians - a stabbing spree earlier this month in the London Bridge area and a March attack in which a man drove a auto into crowds on Westminster Bridge.
  • Grenfell Tower: 79 presumed dead in London fire

    Grenfell Tower: 79 presumed dead in London fire

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    A firefighter looks at tributes to presumed victims of the Grenfell Tower fire, after observing a minute's silence at a community center near the apartment building in west London. Cundy told reporters the "awful reality" was that it might not be possible to identify all the victims. He said 250 investigators were looking at all criminal offences that may have been committed.
  • London police plead for calm after mosque attack

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    Prime Minister Theresa May said that her thoughts were with the victims and their families, and that she would chair a Cobra emergency cabinet meeting this morning. "And then the imam of the mosque actually came out and said: "Don't hit him, hand him over to the police, pin him down". Video posted online of the aftermath of Monday's attack showed a scene of chaos as people tried to help the injured.
  • Virginia gubernatorial primary: Ralph Northam defeats Tom Perriello to win Democratic nomination

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    Democrats in the region drove the higher turnout and also had more reason to head to the polls than Republican voters with seven contested House of Delegates primaries in addition to competitive races for lieutenant governor and governor. President Donald Trump had an outsized effect on Virginia's primary contests for governor, but not in the ways most people expected. Corey Stewart didn't quite manage the sort of massive upset achieved by President Donald Trump, his former boss and ...
  • Trump friend says the president is considering firing Mueller as special counsel

    Trump friend says the president is considering firing Mueller as special counsel

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    Still other voices on the far right have chimed in to suggest that Trump should dismiss Mueller - including Newt Gingrich, who only last month praised his appointment . Trump's tweets came after the top lawyer for his transition team warned the organization's officials to preserve all records and other materials related to the Russian Federation probe.