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Police say six people are known to have died but expect the figure to rise. "It's a bad disaster and again we want to get to the bottom as quickly as possible". An emergency number has also been established for friends and family who are anxious for loved ones, known to be residents in the building. The probable cause of the fire was a fridge that exploded in a kitchen on the fourth floor.
  • London tower fire: Twelve people confirmed dead, toll may rise

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    In that July 2009 fire, smoke and flames quickly engulfed the 14-story building. The ambulance service said 68 people were being treated in hospital, with 18 in critical condition. She appears to shout for them to "come here!" "The windows were slightly ajar, a woman was gesturing that she was about to throw her baby and if somebody could catch her baby".
  • Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction

    Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction

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    Sessions spent the bulk of the hearing answering with some version of "I have no recollection." or "the best I can recall". Sessions previously offered to resign because of tensions with Trump over his recusal decision. Huckabee -- on a trip with Trump, also told reporters aboard Air Force One that the president thought Attorney General Jeff Sessions "did a very good job " in testimony before Congress on Tuesday.
  • E3 2017: 6 Ups & 6 Downs From Sony's Conference

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    In the new trailer we get some game footage and a look at a new hero aptly named Call Girl. I completely missed out on the first game but the addition of planes and boats in this open world racing game looks pretty cool and I might be tempted to check it out.
  • Scientists Gain Clues to Jupiter's Age

    Scientists Gain Clues to Jupiter's Age

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    About one million years after the solar system formed, meteorites' precursor asteroids divided into two separate groups from two distinct parts of the solar nebula. Now more than 30 Earth masses, Jupiter accreted material from the protoplanetary disc before the solar system's other planets formed. "We confirmed they were not lost moons with having over one year of observations on both, giving us two new Jupiter moons and making 69 known moons of Jupiter ", Sheppard further wrote .
  • Death toll rises in London tower fire

    Death toll rises in London tower fire

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    Grenfell Tower is on Latimer Road , in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea in west London , and is part of a huge 1,000-home social housing complex known as the Lancaster West Estate. London Fire Brigade Assistant Commissioner Steve Apter said the "particularly hard to reach" parts of the building were still blazing, but that "almost all" of the building had been searched.
  • Baby caught after being 'dropped to safety from tower' in London fire

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    The government is making urgent enquiries to find out if any high rise buildings in the country have combustible claddings, in the wake of the horrific Grenfell Tower apartment building fire in London . The British company that carried out the tower's 2016 refurbishment, Rydon, said in a statement its work "met all required building control, fire regulation, and health and safety standards".
  • Just 1 mn Google Pixel devices sold in 8 months

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    While this is a milestone in the eight-month history of Pixel seen as Google's answer to the Apple iPhone, the number is overshadowed by its competition. While it seems highly likely that fans might end up getting two different designs on Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 smartphone; nothing is confirmed yet by Google yet.
  • The Complete Ubisoft E3 2017 Recap

    The Complete Ubisoft E3 2017 Recap

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    Developed by Ubisoft's Milan and Paris teams, Kingdom Battle will feature the Rabbids invading the Mushroom Kingdom, as well as a new threat to Mario's home in the form of evil Rabbids . Of course, the game itself impressed, courtesy of its lush visuals and crafty gameplay. Boom. Videogame magic. The unusual hybrid releases for the Switch on Aug 29.
  • Putin gives new election-hacking theory during Megyn Kelly's NBC debut

    Putin gives new election-hacking theory during Megyn Kelly's NBC debut

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    Do you think we're gathering information on all of the [Americans visiting the USA on business]. Putin claimed that he didn't even know Flynn worked for the U.S. Russian Federation is ready to listen to comments that are constructive with the goal of establishing a relationship "but we will absolutely not accept when these sorts of things are used as an instrument of political conflict", he said.
  • Dub Nation Lines Up for Warriors Championship Gear

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    The Golden State Warriors earned their second National Basketball Association title in three years with a 129 to 120 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland Monday night, led by All-Star forward Kevin Durant's 39 points and strong bench scoring.
  • Microsoft Finally Reveals Its Plans For Project Scorpio At E3 2017

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    After spending two hours this evening watching games being played in 4K, a half hour of which was spent in a room watching an Xbox One X press demonstration, the thrill is not coming. Microsoft and Sony both introduced their previous generation consoles in late 2013. The PS4 Pro , meanwhile, has a cheaper price point, has an arguably more compelling roster of console exclusives , and can deliver virtual reality experiences , for good measure.