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The ferocious blaze that gutted a London high-rise last week and left 58 people presumed dead was a "preventable accident" that followed "years of neglect" from the government, the city's mayor said Sunday. They demanded justice for the victims and claimed Wednesday's fatal blaze was due to negligence, with many citing the new cladding put on the 1974 concrete tower.
  • Philip Hammond attacks Tory general election campaign

    Philip Hammond attacks Tory general election campaign

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    He also said the government "heard a message" in the election that people were "weary" of spending cuts. Asked whether he would go ahead with £3bn of cuts to local government funding, he replied: "We've set out a series of measures that are already legislated for".
  • PARIS: SpiceJet signs tentative deal for up to 50 Q400s

    PARIS: SpiceJet signs tentative deal for up to 50 Q400s

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    Bombardier has now recorded a total of 585 Q400 aircraft on firm order. The planes, that are traditionally smaller than other planes and have just an 86 passenger model, will be used for travel between Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016, we posted revenues of $16.3 billion. Images of Q Series and CRJ Series aircraft, as well as photos of the signing ceremonies conducted during the Paris Air Show are posted with this press release at www.bombardier.com.
  • How the suspected NSA leaker Reality Leigh Winner was caught

    How the suspected NSA leaker Reality Leigh Winner was caught

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    AUGUSTA , Ga. - Before she was charged with leaking USA government secrets to a reporter, Reality Leigh Winner shared sometimes scathing opinions on President Donald Trump and his policies for the whole world to see. "It's not unusual to know them". Victor was among four million people who had access to top-secret files from different security agencies among the country.
  • Iranian authorities arrest eight suspects for supporting ISIS attacks

    Iranian authorities arrest eight suspects for supporting ISIS attacks

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    Authorities said five Iranians , who had joined IS and travelled to its Iraq and Syria bastions, carried out Wednesday's attacks on the parliament and the shrine of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. The Parliament assault began when four armed assailants, dressed as women, burst into the building complex and attacked the parliament buildings in the morning, reports Tasnim news.
  • 3300 dead since central Congo conflict in August

    3300 dead since central Congo conflict in August

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    The government soon will publish its own report on the crisis, Congolese government spokesman Lambert Mende told The Associated Press. "Beyond verifying whether these figures are true or not, it demonstrates that this is a real security situation that must absolutely lead to an appropriate government reaction to put an end to this", he said.
  • Cambodia Says it Regrets 'Irresponsible' Trump Decision to Leave Paris Climate Accord

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    In his speech announcing his decision on the Paris agreement, Trump remarked that he was elected to represent the people of Pittsburgh, not Paris . It also wants to accelerate the transition to clean, renewable energy. Observers say delegates from other countries will be listening closely to the former Texas governor to gauge how Trump administration policies will shape global energy trends.
  • Don´t waste time, EU Brexit chief tells Britain

    Don´t waste time, EU Brexit chief tells Britain

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    Nearly exactly a year after Britain's seismic referendum to leave the bloc, the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier of France, welcomed his counterpart David Davis with a cheery handshake at the European Commission in Brussels. MAM reports that the European Union chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, has indicated that June 19 will be the first formal day of Brexit talks. And even when May finally triggered the two-year unraveling process on March 29, she followed it up with an early election ...
  • Foster wants 'sensible' Brexit, says DUP 'ready to dance' with SF

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    At talks with his counterparts in the 28-country EU, Philip Hammond said his "clear view and I believe the view of the majority of people in Britain is that we should prioritize protecting jobs, protecting economic growth and protecting prosperity as we enter those negotiations and take them forward".
  • Macron under-fire aide quits French government for

    Macron under-fire aide quits French government for "strategic" parliament post

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    The president's office said in a statement that he accepted the resignation and immediately renamed Prime Minister Edouard Philippe and tasked him with forming a new government by Wednesday evening. The Republicans and their allies fared better, hanging on to 130 seats, down from over 200 in the last parliament, and remaining the main opposition party.