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There was speculation that chaos in Britain, caused by last week's shock general election outcome, would lead to Brexit negotiations being delayed. The first round of Brexit talks will begin two days before a meeting of European Union leaders in Brussels on 22 and 23 June.
  • Fever during pregnancy increases autism risk among kids

    Fever during pregnancy increases autism risk among kids

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    Women who reported having three or more fevers after the twelfth week of pregnancy, increased autism chances for their child by more than 300%. According to a recent study, published Tuesday, expecting mothers, who come down with a fever during the pregnancy, especially in the later stages, have a higher risk of giving birth to a child who suffers from autism.
  • Call for high-rise audit after London blaze

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    As he watched flames engulf the building, Ahmed Chellat, who lives nearby, called his brother-in-law and his wife, who lived on the 21st floor. More than a hundred families live in Grenfell Tower , which is one of the affordable housing facilities owned by the council.
  • London fire chief: No more survivors expected

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    Early eyewitness accounts include stories of babies and small children being tossed from high stories of the building by their parents in order to help them survive. Up to 18 remain in a critical condition. But the smoke covered them and then the fire destroyed everything. Resident Mickey Paramasivan , who was woken in his seventh-floor flat by a smell of burning plastic, said he had witnessed very bad scenes as he escaped with his girlfriend and daughter.
  • London fire: Woman dropped baby from burning block

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    The cause of the fire is under investigation, and authorities have refused to speculate on what could have started the blaze. The fire is under control, but the the building is still smoldering. Michael Paramasivan said he was watching TV in the building as his girlfriend and daughter slept when he smelled burning plastic. She said her nephews were "currently searching hospitals" and added: "I'm feeling so helpless all we can do is pray he is safe and well".
  • Bills targeting opioid abuse up for Wisconsin Senate vote

    Bills targeting opioid abuse up for Wisconsin Senate vote

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    Sens. Lena Taylor and Chris Larson urged lawmakers to instead address underlying factors that inspire criminal acts like poverty. The Senate passed a similar bill last session but it died in the Assembly, where it's been blocked by Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester.
  • Gov. Scott To Approve Raises For State Workers

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    He said he vetoed the bill because he argued it would place too many restrictions on the state's 28 colleges. It was not immediately clear whether another cost-savings measure was affected - a policy change requiring state universities to adopt block tuition rates, rather than students having to pay for each credit hour.
  • Death toll of 12 expected to rise in London tower block fire

    Death toll of 12 expected to rise in London tower block fire

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    Investigators probing the Grenfell Tower fire will have to look at which of those recommendations were implemented in the building and which were not, said Jim Fitzpatrick, a former firefighter who now serves in the House of Commons. The 8.7 million pound ($11.08 million) refurbishment was completed previous year. "When the incident happened, they didn't have a clue the fire would engulf the whole building", said the eyewitness Safiyah Wallden, as quoted by TOI.
  • Rep. Duncan says 'my colleagues were targeted today'

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    June 14, 2017The man was wearing running clothes, asked Duncan: "Are those Republicans or Democrats out there practicing?" "I got in the auto and left and found out that my Republican colleagues were targeted by an active shooter ". After speaking with the man, Duncan and DeSantis left Alexandria and headed to Capitol Hill in the same vehicle. Rooney, who grew up in Palm Beach County, had the game-winning hit in last year's congressional game .