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Ms Gould said that council officials and firefighters had been examining the Chalcot buildings on Friday, and the decision to evacuate was made at around 6.30pm. The council said it was booking hotels but 100 residents are spending the night on air beds in a leisure centre. It is thought the work will take three to four weeks.
  • Israel begins work on new West Bank settlement

    Israel begins work on new West Bank settlement

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    Peace Now, a settlement watchdog group, has said that the rise in construction in the West Bank correlates to a drop in new buildings within Israel of 2.5%. On the campaign trail, Mr Trump indicated he would be far more sympathetic to settlements than Mr Obama. Palestinian and Israeli officials are contesting remarks by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that the Palestinian government will stop paying salaries to militant's families.
  • North Korea conducts another missile test

    North Korea conducts another missile test

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    It could be one stage of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) engine that would be able to reach the United States, the officials said . Experts however say North Korea could still be years away from possessing any reliable ICBM capability, reports said.
  • Speculation the Queen's hat was a quiet Brexit protest

    Speculation the Queen's hat was a quiet Brexit protest

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    Plans to scrap free school meals, ration winter fuel payments for pensioners, repeal the Fixed-term Parliaments Act, and introduce the "dementia tax" for funding social care have been swept away by the election result, the daily said. The enfeebled premier, who is still locked in hard talks with a Northern Irish party to prop up her administration, said her programme was about seizing opportunities offered by Brexit .
  • North Korea dares again, conducts another rocket engine test

    North Korea dares again, conducts another rocket engine test

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    South Korean officials did not have details about the reported test and declined to comment on the possible nature of the engine. Most of all, the unpredictability of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un , coupled with the country's unambiguous nuclear ambitions, have many Pentagon officials concerned about the technological pace of their progress.
  • Trump admin OKs drone sale to India, manufacturer says

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    The Indian navy wants the unarmed surveillance drones to keep watch over the Indian Ocean. With the United States expected to authorize India's purchase of naval drones, a senior White House official cautioned on Friday that any US military transfer to India would not represent a threat to its rival neighbor Pakistan.
  • North Korea tests rocket engine linked to nuclear missile programme

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    The North's missile tests present a hard challenge to Moon, a liberal who took office in May and has expressed a desire to reach out to Pyongyang. While it's not immediately clear what the outcome of the test was, North Korea has long harbored ambitions to build and maintain a credible nuclear weapon arsenal for deterrence or to strike North America.
  • Doctors: Officer stabbed at airport recovering

    Doctors: Officer stabbed at airport recovering

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    The lone-wolf attacker attacker who stabbed a police officer at a MI airport in the U.S. unsuccessfully tried to buy a gun, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said. "We have no information to suggest any training". Ftouhi's Facebook page shed little light on his views. Police in Canada were searching a Montreal apartment.
  • 'Bihar CM Nitish Kumar committed historic blunder,' says Lalu Prasad Yadav

    'Bihar CM Nitish Kumar committed historic blunder,' says Lalu Prasad Yadav

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    Kumar also individually spoke to leaders of various opposition parties to thank them for the nomination. He said that Kovind's name was announced first by the ruling party and the JD (U) did not have any objection to his name. But Kumar stuck to his stand, saying the Presidential elections should not become an issue of confrontation. According to Dalit activist Chandrabhan Prasad, the Opposition should not have made it a contest between two Dalits and instead, should have fielded a ...
  • President Moon attends missile test in warning against N

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    Pyongyang has tested a flurry of rockets in the recent past, sending tensions with the USA - which has been trying to discourage its missile programme - ratcheting up. "When the world says that it hopes China can do even more, I don't know what "do even more" refers to", Geng told a daily news briefing in Beijing on Friday.
  • North Korea conducts rocket engine test

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    Moon observed the test-firing of a new midrange missile the country is developing to cope with growing threats from North Korea . US spy satellites have detected new activity at North Korea's underground nuclear test site that involve some modifications around one of the tunnel entrances to an underground test area, USA officials said.