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Global News Deadly Grenfell Tower blaze because of faulty fridge
Author: 0 Deadly Grenfell Tower blaze because of faulty fridge

McCormack said police had also established that the fire started with a faulty fridge , identifying the Hotpoint model. Samples of the Grenfell Tower's aluminum composite tiles and insulation were analyzed and have failed all safety tests, according to McCormack.

Global News Prez poll: With 63% of votes in bag, Kovind win seems certain
Author: 0 Prez poll: With 63% of votes in bag, Kovind win seems certain

Bhupender Yadav, Kovind's authorised representative for the presidential poll, said he has come to Lucknow to seek support from the members the electoral college. When the grand old party was in power at the Centre and was in a position to get its candidate elected the idea of fielding a dalit candidate never occurred to them.

Author: 0 150 burnt alive in Bahawalpur oil tanker explosion

Pakistani rescue workers examine the site of an oil tanker explosion at a highway near Bahawalpur, Pakistan , Sunday, June 25, 2017. The driver lost control when the vehicle blew a tire, Reuters said, citing a provincial government spokesman.

Global News Vote according to your conscience: Meira Kumar
Author: 0 Vote according to your conscience: Meira Kumar

The election of the President was "a process larger than any individual or party, and yet, in which each one of us is a stakeholder" the letter said, adding that "the Constitution recognises the office of the President as being the final touchstone for the passage of laws".

Global News London Bridge attackers 'may have planned siege'
Author: 0 London Bridge attackers 'may have planned siege'

Police released photos of the knives in the hope that a member of the public might recognize the knives and know about their source. The 41-year-old and his officers rushed to Borough High Street and made their way on foot to the market where the attackers were looking for people to kill.

Author: 0 Theresa May apologises for shambolic response to Grenfell Tower disaster

GRT said in a statement: "Work is on to assess the housing needs of all affected families to identify suitable accommodation in Kensington and Chelsea and neighbouring boroughs". "I'm anxious that residents refusing accommodation, because of potential difficulties with work, schooling, medical appointments or their social work, may be penalised as a result..." "It seems to me that there is a lack of transparency by RBKC on the legal rights available to the victims of this tragic disaster".

Global News Trump Wishes Muslims 'Warm Greetings' for Eid
Author: 0 Trump Wishes Muslims 'Warm Greetings' for Eid

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau heartily offered best Eid-al-Fitr wishes to all Muslims across the world. Muslims in Asia and a number of Middle Eastern countries celebrated the Eid-al-Fitr religious holiday on Sunday with prayers for peace as they marked the end of Islam's holy month of Ramadan .

Author: 0 Portugal thrash New Zealand, reach Confederations Cup semis

The hosts took a deserved lead through Alexander Samedov midway through the first half, the midfielder capitalizing on confusion in the Mexican box to fire home and put Russian Federation provisionally top of Group A. Forward Andre Silva wrapped up the comfortable victory with a fierce angled finish on 80 minutes and Nani added a fourth in stoppage time . "Unfortunately, we didn't react to their goals and then had a man sent off, even then we tried to score".

Global News Philippine military declares Eid truce in war-torn city
Author: 0 Philippine military declares Eid truce in war-torn city

He said the so-called " humanitarian pause " in the military's offensive operations "will only cover a halt in our employment of our capabilities". Various groups have appealed to both Government and the Maute Group for a ceasefire on Eid'l Fitr, to allow Muslims in the country's lone Islamic City, to pray in peace on this holy event, allow residents still trapped here for a month now to walk to freedom, and possibly allow the retrieval of the dead for proper burial.

Global News US Urges Qatar, Neighbors To 'Sit Together' To Ease Tension
Author: 0 US Urges Qatar, Neighbors To 'Sit Together' To Ease Tension

Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson said, "Qatar has begun its careful review and consideration of a series of requests presented by Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and UAE. Turkey , which has important ties with all GCC countries, shifted its weight behind Qatar and within days accelerated military cooperation. They are also demanding that Qatar hand over all individuals who are wanted by those four countries for terrorism; stop funding any extremist entities that are designated as ...

Author: 0 Queen to outline United Kingdom government plans

May on Wednesday slimmed down her legislative program, omitting several policies touted during the Conservative Party's election campaign, including plans to change funding for the care of older people, which opponents dubbed the "dementia tax".

Author: 0 Malton man in Brussels during terror attack

Then the bag exploded "more violently", Van der Sypt said, but it still failed to fully ignite the canisters of gas that were contained within. The Belgian capital, home to the headquarters of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union, has been on high alert since a Brussels-based Islamic State cell organised the attack that killed 130 people in Paris in November 2015.

Global News Spain fights forest fire in Donana UNESCO nature reserve
Author: 0 Spain fights forest fire in Donana UNESCO nature reserve

The fire forced authorities to evacuate 1,850 people, many of whom were staying at a camp site, the Andalusian authorities said. The reserve protects more than 107,000 hectares considered of extreme ecological value for their mix of ecosystems, including wetlands, dunes and woods.

Global News President's meeting with White House's top aides focus of dailies — Newspapers review
Author: 0 President's meeting with White House's top aides focus of dailies — Newspapers review

Greenblatt and Kushner both accompanied Trump in May on his first visit as president to Israel and the Palestinian territories. The Palestinian side is very suspicious of the American mediators, especially Kushner and U.S. Kushner's carefully managed visit -conducted far away from media scrutiny and lasting less than a day -comes amid scant indication of any imminent breakthrough between the two sides in a peace process that has been moribund since 2014.

Global News US Open sees top seeds cut, four-way tie for lead
Author: 0 US Open sees top seeds cut, four-way tie for lead

Two others with Cowboys connections missed the cut of 1-over 145: Peter Uihlein (2-over ) and Alex Noren (5 over). He three-putted on No. 13. With all due respect to those fans, I couldn't disagree more. Stricker improved by a stroke even though Erin Hills showed a few more teeth than it had in Thursday's opening round. If only he had hit the fairways.

Global News Pelosi Claims Republicans Attacking Her Are Really Attacking San Francisco
Author: 0 Pelosi Claims Republicans Attacking Her Are Really Attacking San Francisco

In one corner is TPM's venerable Josh Marshall, who writes that over-performance by Democrats in this year's special elections signals that Democrats are positioned to take the House next year. every individual election has to be about the individual candidates in that geographical area", said Schiavoni. But Pelosi taunted Rice and others urging her to step down, issuing what sounded like a warning on Thursday, saying, "when it comes to personal ambition and having fun on TV, have your ...

Global News Queen's Speech: Pomp, ritual in delivering United Kingdom gov't program
Author: 0 Queen's Speech: Pomp, ritual in delivering United Kingdom gov't program

Her authority has been badly damaged just as Britain begins Brexit negotiations. Prince Philip had been due to accompany the monarch to the state opening of parliament on Wednesday as well as day two of the Royal Ascot horse races, but he was taken to hospital as a "precautionary measure" for treatment of an infection.

Global News UK government attempt stalled by Northern Ireland
Author: 0 UK government attempt stalled by Northern Ireland

The nationalist Sinn Fein and SDLP and the cross-community Alliance have all made clear Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire can not chair the ongoing process to restore power-sharing at Stormont due to the perceived conflict of interest.

Global News Iraqi PM Abadi heads to Saudi Arabia at start of MidEast tour
Author: 0 Iraqi PM Abadi heads to Saudi Arabia at start of MidEast tour

In his turn, Karzai called on unity among the Muslim nations but declared his support against any nation supporting or having links with the terrorism, the statement added. On Wednesday, the United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein said he was "alarmed" by the possible impact of the diplomatic isolation of Qatar, warning it could lead to widespread suffering among ordinary people.

Author: 0 Muslims celebrate Hariraya as Ramadan ends

UAE announces tomorrow 25 June 2017 as the first day of Eid Al-Fitr", the tweet said. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has extended his best wishes to Muslim in Canada and across of the world on the festive occasion of Eid al-Fitr. Salaat is performed in a congregation like at mosques or in a community centre. Extending his heartfelt Eid-ul-Fitr greetings to the Muslim, Hurriyat (G) Chairman, Syed Ali Geelani appealed people of state to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with simplicity and ...

Global News Remnants Of Cindy: Heavy Rain, Storms Expected In Middle Tennessee
Author: 0 Remnants Of Cindy: Heavy Rain, Storms Expected In Middle Tennessee

Storms extended from southern Louisiana to northeastern Georgia, but Richardson said he was encouraged by occasional sunshine and revised projections that showed the Chickasawhay cresting lower than expected by mid-week. Holmes also told The Associated Press that trees were down and buildings were reported damaged along the Interstate 20 corridor on the southwestern outskirts of Birmingham.

Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron's party set for big French election win

Emmanuel Macron's fledging centrist party La République En Marche has launched a drive to get voters out in the second round of the French parliamentary elections after its very strong first round showing was marred by a record low turnout.

Author: 0 North Korea: 'We Are the Biggest Victim' in Otto Warmbier's Death

North Korea has accused the United States of conducting a smear campaign against the regime over Otto Warmbier , the American student who was sent home in a coma after 17 months in prison. Sentenced to hard labor for stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel, the 22-year-old Warmbier was medically evacuated in a coma last week after almost 18 months in captivity.

Global News South Korea investigating North Korea rocket engine test
Author: 0 South Korea investigating North Korea rocket engine test

President Moon Jae-in observes the test launch of the Hyunmoo 2 ballistic missile at the test site of the Agency for Defense Development, located in Taean, South Chungcheong Province, June 23. Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha says that South Korea and the USA stand at a critical juncture in their alliance in countering growing threats from North Korea and securing peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula.

Author: 0 Dennis Rodman Says We're All Misunderstanding Kim Jong

But it's unclear how he came to be in that state. It told American officials that Mr. Warmbier had contracted botulism and fallen into a coma after taking sleeping pills, according to his family, which was briefed by the officials. "He should have been brought home a long time ago", Trump said. More than 2,500 family, friends and well-wishers gathered for his funeral in OH on Thursday.

Author: 0 Philippine troops raise flag as bombs fall on Islamist-held city

Local authorities in the southern Philippines say as many as 1,500 civilians remain trapped or held hostage in the besieged city of Marawi, as USA special forces joined the ongoing military effort to help end the assault by Islamic militants.

Global News Police rescue 150 people stranded after cable vehicle accident
Author: 0 Police rescue 150 people stranded after cable vehicle accident

The deceased were identified as Jayant Anderaskar, Manisha (wife) and his daughters Anagha and Jhanvi. The injured are Ajaz Ahmed Ganie and Tariq Ahmad Katariya. The Gondola Cable Car Corp's ropeway project was built by the French firm Pomagalski. At least seven people have died after falling from a cable vehicle during strong winds in the Indian-administered portion of Kashmir .

Global News PM Modi remembers Emergency on its anniversary, pitches for preserving democracy
Author: 0 PM Modi remembers Emergency on its anniversary, pitches for preserving democracy

In the letter, she had written that she was selling goods through the " Government E-Marketplace", an online portal, and even the Prime Minister's Office had bought two items from her through it. While mentioning about Ramzan , the prime minister highlighted an "inspiring" gesture of the people of Muslim- dominated Mubarakpur village in Bijnaur district of Uttar Pradesh.

Author: 0 Malan leads England to series win over South Africa

South Africa were rarely in the hunt to chase down England's total, with Chris Jordan taking three for 31. The decision to give Livingstone another chance was the reason given by England as to why they made the weird call to rest captain Eoin Morgan with the series was on the line.

Global News Qatar signs $12 bln deal to buy F-15 jets from US
Author: 0 Qatar signs $12 bln deal to buy F-15 jets from US

The sales comes just weeks after Trump signed a deal with Saudi Arabia for nearly $110bn in United States arms. The measures against Qatar , which has a population of 2.7 million people but vast gas wealth, have disrupted imports of food and other materials and caused some foreign banks to scale back business.

Author: 0 Tom Price promises GOP won't pull 'rug out' on health care

Ted Cruz of Texas, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Mike Lee of Utah in saying they can not support the bill as presented but are open to changes to more fully repeal former President Barack Obama's ACA. We are disappointed that the legislation fails to meet our guiding principles for healthcare reform by halting Medicaid expansion, reinstating annual and lifetime coverage caps, and cutting coverage for essential health benefits including cancer screening.

Global News Trump calls Modi 'true friend', ahead of meet
Author: 0 Trump calls Modi 'true friend', ahead of meet

Just hours before Modi was to land in Washington , Trump tweeted that he was looking forward to "welcoming India's PM Modi to White House on Monday". Terrorism is also expected to be discussed at the meeting. He emphasised that close to 7,000 big and small steps have been taken by his government for ease of doing business in a bid to attract investments and make it easier for foreign companies.

Author: 0 Kerry says United States climate goals in reach despite Trump Paris pullout

Environment ministers and officials from the Group of Seven are holding a two-day meeting in Bologna, ending today, to discuss issues including climate change and litter at sea. The other six countries in the G-7 all agreed at last month's political summit of national leaders in Sicily to work toward making the Paris climate accord effective.

Author: 0 GOP senators call for more time to debate, change health care bill

The bill also makes major cuts and structural changes to Medicaid , a health insurance program relied upon by almost 75 million Americans - primarily low-income, disabled, and elderly. "There are provisions in this draft that represent an improvement to our current health care system, but it does not appear this draft as written will accomplish the most important promise that we made to Americans: to repeal Obamacare and lower their health-care costs", the senators said in a statement ...

Global News Iran misses targets in missile attack on Syria
Author: 0 Iran misses targets in missile attack on Syria

It also raises questions about how U.S. President Donald Trump's administration, which already said it put Iran " on notice " for its ballistic missile tests, will respond . The IRGC said it launched the mid-range missiles from bases in western Iran at Islamic State targets in Syria's Deir ez-Zor province, semi-official Fars News Agency reported .

Global News Number of presumed dead in London apartment fire rises to 79
Author: 0 Number of presumed dead in London apartment fire rises to 79

He said: "We must also prepare people for the awful reality that some people may not be identified due to the intensity of the fire". But he warned that not everyone would be identifiable after such a serious fire. "And it is incredibly hard to describe the devastation in some parts of that building". She also defended the fire service's advice for people to stay in their flats during tower block fires, saying that having everyone evacuate from such blocks through a single staircase would ...