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Anger was directed in part towards May, who failed to meet with survivors when she visited the charred remains of the block of Wednesday, and at the local government for failing to guarantee the safety of the building. Residents will be given £500 in cash followed by a bank payment for the rest from Monday and will come from the £5 million fund announced by Theresa May on Friday.
  • London fire: Protests held as fire anger increases

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    Barwell had told lawmakers that the government meant to review fire safety standards following a fatal fire at Lakanal House, a London high-rise in 2009. "We know that at least 30 people have died as a result of this fire". Police have established a security cordon around the building to protect public safety and allow searchers easy access to the wrecked building.
  • After Finsbury Park attack, message of resiliency greets London Underground commuters

    After Finsbury Park attack, message of resiliency greets London Underground commuters

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    She added: "I saw a lot of people injured. Some of them were very bad". A Metropolitan police spokesperson said "The driver of the van was detained by the public and was later handed over to the police". Early police caution about declaring the incident terrorist-related was interpreted by the community as discriminatory. Later she said the terror attack was every bit as sickening as recent ones to hit Britain.
  • Hawaii law aligns state with Paris climate pact

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    The move has also caused a rift with India, after Trump accused New Delhi of receiving "billions and billions and billions of dollars" in return for joining the Paris agreement. Climate change is real. Trump also broke the bad news by publicly saying that the U.S. would stop its entire climate funding to the UN. Canada's pledge to be more independent on foreign policy, filling some of the void left by the USA, is likely to be tested by its willingness to put more money on the table for ...
  • Russia: US-led coalition planes in Syria to be treated as targets

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    The U.S. has long said that it would protect what it calls moderate Syrian opposition forces. A host of worldwide parties are embroiled in the Syrian civil war to varying degrees, with Russian Federation and Iran aiding Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who receives further ground support from Lebanese Shia militia Hezbollah.
  • Confederations Cup: Mexico snatch late 2-2 draw against Portugal

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    But he seems to have won over Mexico's players and what we saw on Sunday was the essence of Mexican football . "We have a fantastic team spirit and that is what is making us win games". Silva, who has just moved from FC Porto to AC Milan in a transfer worth almost 40 million euros, has scored seven goals in eight games since his debut with the national team in a friendly against Gibraltar in September.
  • Restoring powersharing the priority as Brexit talks begin, says Irish minister

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    Sinn Féin and the DUP will meet at Stormont today as efforts resume to restore power-sharing before the June 29th deadline. "Obviously also we are going to have a discussion around Brexit ". Through the 1970s-1990s, the DUP opposed successive accords that proposed Dublin's involvement in power-sharing arrangements, including the Good Friday Agreement , which ended decades of conflict and has maintained peace across Ireland.
  • President Trump And His Secretary Of State, On Qatar

    President Trump And His Secretary Of State, On Qatar

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    He said Qatar has historically supported groups that have "spanned the spectrum of political expression from activism to violence". Tillerson , speaking at the State Department , said the USA would help support efforts to mediate the crisis, along with Kuwait - another Gulf country that has stepped up to try to broker a resolution.
  • British PM vows to fight terror 'whoever is responsible'

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    Of the injured, two were treated at the scene for minor injuries, while eight were taken to three hospitals, police said . Police have arrested the 48-year-old driver of the van who ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians in north London , next to a Muslim center and close to a mosque.
  • Trump offers to help resolve Qatar crisis

    Trump offers to help resolve Qatar crisis

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    President Donald Trump is bringing "reality to the situation" in the Middle East by backing a Saudi-led coalition's tough stance against neighboring Qatar, said Sadad al-Husseini, a former executive at Saudi Arabia's state oil company. "The emir has no plans to leave Qatar while the country is under a blockade", the official told Reuters . The move comes after the country banned any direct flights to and from Qatar, and also closed down the offices of Qatar Airways across the UAE.
  • UK PM May says attack on Muslims near mosque is 'sickening'

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    British police said it was too early to say whether the death was due to the van attack. The Metropolitan Police said the investigation of the incident is being carried out by the Counter Terrorism Command . " The van drove over people who were leaving late prayers". Other witnesses , in circulating but unsubstantiated reports, claimed that the driver shouted, "I want to kill all Muslims" before he was tackled to the ground.