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Where do they think we are all going?" "Or at least we should be given the choice. But this has been done in 2009 and suddenly in one night we have to leave". Samples from at least 14 high-rise buildings in London and across England have already been found to be combustible. Mohammed Sharif, who has lived on the Chalcots estate since 2009, told ITV News he was "confused", before adding "I don't know where they are going to take me.
  • About 800 London households to evacuate following Grenfell tower fire

    About 800 London households to evacuate following Grenfell tower fire

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    Officials say they acted because fire officials said they could not guarantee the safety of residents. Barnet Homes chairman Terry Rogers said contractors would begin work to strip the blocks "as a matter of urgency" and that arrangements were being put in place for residents to be able to test the fire safety of their white goods.
  • Instagram testing 'Favorites' list so you can control who sees your pics

    Instagram testing 'Favorites' list so you can control who sees your pics

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    Previously, Instagram users would get around separating fully public posts from friends-only posts by simply operating two separate accounts - one of which could be seen only to approved followers. If someone isn't in your Favorites group, this tab will appear empty. Instagram is only testing it out with a small percentage of users for now, and it's not clear when the feature may become permanent, though an Instagram spokesperson says they will continue to test the feature and tweak as needed.
  • Delhi-NCR to get second international airport in Gr Noida's Jewar

    Delhi-NCR to get second international airport in Gr Noida's Jewar

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    Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha, said he saw a great opportunity for industrial houses, such as pharmaceutical and automobile companies, to set up factories near the airport site. Senior minister Raju said that the government will honour the Operation Management and Development Agreement (OMDA) with GMR, which operates the Delhi Airport jointly with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for Delhi airport.
  • Four Republican senators spurn draft GOP health bill

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    Barack Obama has called the Republican replacement for his signature healthcare legislation, Obamacare, a "massive transfer of wealth " from the poor and middle-class to the wealthy. If it fails to reduce the deficit sufficiently or results in too many people losing insurance coverage, McConnell could fail to secure the 50 GOP votes he needs to secure passage.
  • LARRY HOGAN: GOP Health Care Plan Does Not Work for Maryland

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    Ohioans are reacting to the long-awaited Republican Affordable Care Act repeal bill released Thursday. It is highly unlikely that any of the 48 members of the Senate Democratic Caucus will support this bill, which means that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) can only afford to lose two Republicans or the bill will fail.
  • Diageo to buy Clooney's tequila brand in $1 billion deal

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    We'd go out to bars and restaurants, and bartenders would recommend them. Starting with a shot tonight. The deal's initial consideration is set at $700m (£552m) with a further potential $300m (£237m) payable based on a performance-linked earn-out over ten years.
  • Here's What to Watch as the Senate Fights Over Healthcare Reform

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    For states that opted into the expansion, people whose household incomes were up to 138% of the federal poverty level could qualify for coverage. "The Senate bill ... "Because there are differences between the Senate and House bills , the House will either have to accept the Senate version or a conference committee will have to be formed in order to resolve the disagreements", explained Wendy Parmet , Matthews Distinguished University Professor of Law and director of the Center for ...
  • Bill Cosby's sexual assault case ends in mistrial

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    Benson outside the Montgomery County Courthouse after a mistrial in his sexual assault case in Norristown, Pa., Saturday, June 17, 2017 . Three are defamation cases in which accusers say Cosby defamed them as liars, and two are civil assault lawsuits.
  • Georgia didn't sour on the GOP

    Georgia didn't sour on the GOP

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    She dismissed the members who have said it is time for a change as "blatantly self-serving" and "having fun on TV". "That would be very bad for the Republican Party". She's the ultimate expression of "San Francisco values", and nobody's buying those anywhere but in San Francisco. Meanwhile, Ryan said he does think it will be "very hard" for Democrats to win the House back under Pelosi.