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Police identified the man to be a 22-year-old surnamed Xu however his motive is not yet known. Emblazoned on its walls were the Chinese characters for death , disaster and other related dark themes. Witnesses said on social media that the explosion might have occurred at a nearby food stall. "The police and related departments rushed to the scene as soon as it was reported and conducted rescue and investigation work on the site", police said on Weibo.
  • London firefighters hailed as 'real heroes' following Grenfell Tower blaze

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    Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said it would be a "miracle" if anyone else were to be found alive. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said fire fighters had only able to reach the 12th floor at the height of the blaze. Khadija Saye, a 24-year-old artist, posted a message on Facebook saying she and her mother, Mary, who lived on the 20th floor, were trapped. The fire triggered a wave of mourning in a country already battered by a string of terror attacks.
  • Peterborough charity heads to London to aid Grenfell Tower fire victims

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    London Fire Brigade said this morning that they do not expect to find anymore survivors inside the charred building. Construction for the building was completed in 1974 and it underwent a renovation that was completed in May 2016. Ferrier Point in Forty Acre Lane, is claimed to have an insulated aluminium rainscreen cladding which is allegedly the same type of material used on the exterior of the doomed 24-storey block in west London .
  • Draymond Green: Cavs Fans are 'Just Rude'

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    Cleveland is shooting 29.8% on three-point shots compared to Golden State's 42.2%, a stat that has helped lead the Cavaliers into this 0-3 series hole. "I played against some great teams, but I don't think no team has had this type of firepower". "We're going to win", Johnson said, seated next to his old coach, Pat Riley, at an event in Los Angeles.
  • Taylor Swift's music returns to streaming sites

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    Taylor famously removed her music from all streaming services - in a move that many considered the opposite of a "thank you" to fans - shortly before 1989 was released. Over the last few weeks, Perry, 32, has embarked on a mass promotional jaunt for Witness , her long-awaited fourth studio album. At the time , she said , "Music is changing so quickly - and the landscape of the music industry itself is changing so quickly - that everything new, like Spotify , all feels to me a bit like ...
  • Illinois governor calls special session to force budget deal

    Illinois governor calls special session to force budget deal

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    Democrats say Rauners's ideas would hurt the middle class and are not related to the budget. Democrats rejected Rauner's statements Thursday, saying they've presented viable options. Back then, he said that while he wanted to avoid calling a special summer session to deal with the budget impasse , he also was looking into whether he could pay the daily costs of the legislature out of his own pocket.
  • China, SKorea put missile rift on hold to join AIIB meeting

    China, SKorea put missile rift on hold to join AIIB meeting

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    The AIIB president thanked the South Korean government for the donation, pledging to spend the fund on quality projects. "These three projects demonstrate a growing sophistication in our ability to support our member countries across different region", he said .
  • Fed raises interest rates, 4th increase since Dec

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    MCX Gold was down by 0.57% at Rs 28,865 per 10 gram around at about 10:30 hrs IST, whereas MCX Silver was trading at Rs 39,088 per 1 kg, down by 0.84%. The dollar fetched 109.54 yen, not far from Wednesday's eight-week low of 108.81 yen. Fed policymakers also released their latest set of quarterly economic forecasts, which showed only temporary concern about inflation and continued confidence about economic growth in the coming years.
  • Davidson, Cabrera lead White Sox past Orioles

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    The pitching matchup in today's game has Chris Tillman (1-4, 8.01 ERA) on the mound for Baltimore to face David Holmberg (1-0, 2.74) of the White Sox . But just scoring one run, you can't put it all on one inning, that was more than that. The White Sox had the bases loaded in the first inning and Tim Anderson - fresh from a day off - delivered a hit to left-center to score Jose Abreu and Avisail Garcia .