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Author: 0 United Kingdom buildings tested for fire safety, and all fail

It said that how the panels are used is outside of its control but it would do what it could to prevent them being used again as they were at Grenfell Tower. Mr Javid replied: "I think it's a very important point that those people, those victims who feel they have some challenges with their immigration status, I think we can show appropriate sensitivity and treat them more favourably".

Global News Spain: Poor English may have caused bungee-jumping death
Author: 0 Spain: Poor English may have caused bungee-jumping death

Dutch teenager Vera Mol died after jumping off a bridge in Cantabria, northern Spain, in August 2015, during a group activity organised by a local adventure sports company. Judges ruled the instructor's English was "macarronico" - or "awful" - and that the tragedy could have been avoided had he used the correct phrase "don't jump" instead.

Global News MI health director charged with involuntary manslaughter
Author: 0 MI health director charged with involuntary manslaughter

Lyon, the highest-ranking official to be charged thus far in the MI state attorney general's investigation , is accused of failing to alert the public about the outbreak and covering up the source of the problem. Schuette said that the Flint water crisis exposed a "serious lack of confidence" in government leaders. Based on the CDC report , 99,000 residents of Flint were directly impacted when the water source was changed from Lake Huron.

Global News 22 million fewer Americans insured under Senate GOP bill
Author: 0 22 million fewer Americans insured under Senate GOP bill

The U.S. Senate's bill to overhaul healthcare would result in 22-million more uninsured Americans over the next decade when compared to the current law - that's according to the Congressional Budget Office. So far, five Republican senators are expressing opposition to the Senate GOP plan that would scuttle much of former President Barack Obama's health law.

Author: 0 US Supreme Court to re-hear immigrant detention rights case

Before the ruling , provisions hadn't been for same-sex parents, and in some cases, health officials refused to list a "non-biological spouse" on a newborn's birth certificate. In 2015, an appeals court in Colorado rejected Phillips' stance, saying that requiring someone to comply with the law is not the same as compelling them to "endorse" something they don't agree with.

Global News Number of global displaced up to 65.6 million last year
Author: 0 Number of global displaced up to 65.6 million last year

Australia is also providing almost $1 million in food and supplies to help more than 320,000 people displaced by conflict in Marawi City in the southern Philippines. Ethiopian officials also vowed to continue the country's open door policy for people affected by war and looming starvation in South Sudan . "These continued to cause significant humanitarian needs, especially in the countries least able to respond to them", said the UN.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Celebrates As His US Travel Ban Is Partially Reinstated

The president hailed yesterday's decision as a "clear victory". But Trump praised the decision, saying in a statement it allowed his travel ban "to become largely effective". Specifically, the court said the executive order would be enforced on foreign nationals who did not have a "credible claim of a bona fide relationship " with a US person or organization.

Author: 0 Trump's travel ban still doesn't make any sense

A stay on the executive order would remain in effect for those directly involved in the lower court challenges to the ban and for those experiencing similar situations to the plaintiffs, such as people with family in the United States or accepted to a USA university.

Author: 0 President Trump submits travel ban petition to SCOTUS

The 90-day ban is necessary to allow an internal review of screening procedures for visa applicants from the countries, the administration says. Opponents say the ban is unlawful, based on visitors' Muslim religion. A number of high-profile officials from the sphere of national security have claimed that the travel ban will not make the country any safer , and could in fact have the opposite effect.

Author: 0 Pakistan militant punished as India PM visits US

In a separate statement , Jagdip Ahluwalia, executive director of Indo American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston, said the United States and India share a symbiotic relationship, and Modi's first meeting with Donald Trump is an important step in strengthening the relationship between the two nations.

Author: 0 Backed forces seize new district from IS in Raqqa

US President Donald Trump made a decision to arm the YPG fighters despite Turkey's objections and a direct appeal from Erdogan at a White House meeting last month. The loss of Raqqa and Mosul would represent major victories against ISIS, which captured large swathes of territory from Syrian and Iraqi government forces in 2014.

Global News More Cosby jurors speak out
Author: 0 More Cosby jurors speak out

Only one juror has come forward to be identified: Michael McCloskey, an alternate who said he would "probably" have voted to convict. Prosecutors have already said they plan to retry Cosby , but this juror said the 79-year-old comedian - whose reputation is in tatters after dozens of women accused him of sexual misconduct - has been punished enough.

Global News Chelsea to host Burnley in EPL season opener
Author: 0 Chelsea to host Burnley in EPL season opener

TOWN have been handed an opening-day trip to Selhurst Park to face Crystal Palace in their first-ever Premier League assignment on the weekend beginning August 12. West Ham have announced that they will play a preseason friendly against Manchester City in Iceland later this summer. Tottenham , meanwhile, have four fixtures against teams expected to be battling relegation comes season's end in their first seven games.

Global News Mourners remember USA student held prisoner by North Korea
Author: 0 Mourners remember USA student held prisoner by North Korea

The North's foreign ministry spokesman put the blame for Warmbier's death on the previous United States administration of Barack Obama which it said had "not even once" made an official request for his release. USA doctors say there is no evidence he suffered from botulism, and the Warmbier family believe he died as a result of "awful torturous mistreatment".

Global News California father accused of killing son to appear in court
Author: 0 California father accused of killing son to appear in court

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office holds a conference Monday morning to discuss new information on the case of a missing 5-year-old Pasadena boy. Andressian Jr. Sheriff's officials say the father had taken prescription pills and was found in a vehicle doused in gasoline. Rather than speaking through a lawyer, she spoke directly to the public.

Author: 0 Congress President nominee Meira Kumar debuts on Twitter

Opposition presidential candidate Meira Kumar on Tuesday said she will start her election campaign from Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad on June 30. She is contesting against BJP's Ram Nath Kovind , who is also a Dalit. How can ideology not play a role when it comes to Presidential polls? However the 72-year-old former Lok Sabha Speaker rejected the idea that the election was a Dalit versus Dalit battle, saying this reveals the society's mindset, where caste takes precedence over the ...

Global News Israel hits Gaza in overnight air raids
Author: 0 Israel hits Gaza in overnight air raids

The IAF bombed Hamas targets in Gaza in response to an earlier rocket attack on Israel . Palestinian farming lands to the east of Gaza were also targeted by Israeli mortar fire. The Israeli army said a shell was sacked from Gaza , and landed in an open area in the Sha'ar HaNegev Regional Council of Settlements, without leading to damage or injuries.

Global News Senate Republicans Alter Health Care Bill To Avoid 'Death Spiral'
Author: 0 Senate Republicans Alter Health Care Bill To Avoid 'Death Spiral'

Why do I think these bills have that formula backwards? McGowan said the Medicaid cuts would exacerbate a decline in mental health services in IL caused by the state's failure to pass a budget for almost two years. One of the more controversial discussion points of the legislation was how Medicaid would be handled. Both Cruz and Johnson said they were concerned about CBO estimates that insurance premiums would initially rise as much as 30 percent over the first two years before ...

Global News Tigers, Gators set for third all-SEC national finals
Author: 0 Tigers, Gators set for third all-SEC national finals

It's a formula that "hasn't always been pretty", O'Sullivan said, but one that could lead Florida to its first national championship. "Not many people have", LSU shortstop Kramer Robertson said. Fehmel, who took time off in May after he struggled the first half of the season, made his third postseason start since the rotation was adjusted to account for the loss of Heimlich.

Global News US Soldiers Wounded in Insider Attack by Afghan Soldier
Author: 0 US Soldiers Wounded in Insider Attack by Afghan Soldier

Nine police officers and 13 civilians were wounded, he said . It follows another so-called green-on-blue attack last week, when an Afghan soldier opened fire on U.S. "One (attacker) blew up his vehicle at the entrance of the headquarters, opening the way for two others who opened fire on the security forces". Five Taliban suicide bombers attacked on Sunday a police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan , leaving scores of deaths and injuries, officials announced.

Global News Budget Office: Senate Health Bill Adds 22 Million Uninsured
Author: 0 Budget Office: Senate Health Bill Adds 22 Million Uninsured

And President Donald Trump himself called the House bill "mean" - though he's lent his support to the Senate version and is lobbying for passage. It looks like this. Already, an amendment has been added since the legislation was unveiled last week , a provision would lock people out of buying insurance for six months if they lacked coverage for more than about two months in the prior year.

Global News Here's How Indian Celebrities Celebrated International Yoga Day '17
Author: 0 Here's How Indian Celebrities Celebrated International Yoga Day '17

Although yoga is part of India's intangible cultural heritage, it has emerged as a global brand and is now being practiced internationally, including in Arab countries. Indian President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated a mass Yoga session at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. He urged the people to practice yoga for releasing their tension and staying healthy.

Author: 0 Iran's president condemns 'siege' of Qatar by Arab nations

Under US law , Congress must be formally notified 30 days before the sale of any weapons to foreign governments, giving lawmakers time to block it if they object. The three Arab Gulf countries, along with Egypt, which also severed relations, have not provided any evidence for their claims, while Qatar has repeatedly denied the allegations as "baseless".

Author: 0 GOP senator to block arms sales over crisis with Qatar

Last week, the four Arab countries reportedly gave Qatar 10 days to comply with a list of 13 demands to end the crisis, insisting, among others, that Qatar close the same Turkish military base that Khalifa had acknowledged as helping in the protection of the region's security during his Turkey visit earlier this month.

Global News PM recalls Emergency, lauds cleanliness initiatives in Mann Ki Baat
Author: 0 PM recalls Emergency, lauds cleanliness initiatives in Mann Ki Baat

He said the students of today's journalism and those working for democracy have been remembering "that black incident" as part of their continuous efforts to create awareness about democracy "They should be doing so", Modi said. They accomplished the task within the time period and 71 villages became ODF, he said about the initiative launched at 6 am on March 10. In the letter, she had written that she was selling goods through the " Government E-Marketplace", an online portal, and even the ...

Author: 0 Donald Trump urges Narendra Modi to fix trade deficit

Trump and Modi are expected to issue joint statements in the Rose Garden following their meetings. Both our nations have been struck by the evils of terrorism and we are both determined to destroy terrorist organisations and the radical ideology that drives them.

Global News Grenfell Tower fire started in a fridge freezer, United Kingdom police say
Author: 0 Grenfell Tower fire started in a fridge freezer, United Kingdom police say

Business Minister Greg Clark said an immediate examination is under way into the Hotpoint fridge freezer. Up to 600 residents were believed to have lived in the 24-story tower before it caught fire in the early hours of June 14. "We are looking at every criminal offense from manslaughter onwards", Detective Superintendent Fiona McCormack said on Friday in a press briefing. She said the insulation proved "more flammable than the cladding " and investigators will now seek to establish ...

Global News Aamir Khan's Dangal Sets A New Benchmark With 2000 Crores Collections Worldwide
Author: 0 Aamir Khan's Dangal Sets A New Benchmark With 2000 Crores Collections Worldwide

Dangal had made a net lifetime collection of Rs 387 crore at the Indian box office, but its overwhelming run at the China market has made it the highest grossing Bollywood movie ever. Dangal is now behind world's biggest blockbusters Avatar and Chris Pratt's Jurassic World , which are positioned at number 15 and 14, respectively at the China box office.

Author: 0 Trump hosts Indian Prime Minister Modi for their first face-to-face meeting

President Donald Trump looked to show unity with Narendra Modi when the Indian prime minister visited the White House on Monday, heralding the military cooperation between the United States and India in a move that thrusts the new President into the delicate world of India-Pakistan relations.

Global News Four-way tie at Erin Hills
Author: 0 Four-way tie at Erin Hills

The lead, however, belonged to Brian Harman . His inward nine began with a further bogey on the long par-five first, which was followed by another bogey on the second which left him at eight over. "It was a good bogey though", joked Fleetwood, who regained his composure to hit a superb pitch from well below the putting surface. After another week off, he will play the WGC-Bridgestone and PGA Championship.

Author: 0 US Supreme Court gives go-ahead to narrower immigration, refugee ban

That's expected to include people with prior family, school or work connections . But his friend and many other refugees were trying to figure out how they will be affected by the Supreme Court's decision to allow the administration to enforce its four-month suspension of the refugee program for those who did not have "bona fide" ties in the country.

Author: 0 India, US vow to fight terror, boost economic cooperation

Following their meeting within the White House on Monday afternoon, Trump and Modi issued statements from the White House Rose Garden . "Wrapping up a historic visit, setting a new milestone in India-US relationship". Jaishankar said the designation of Hizbul Mujahideen leader Syed Salahuddin by the USA as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist "is a strong signal coming out of the administration that it is committed to ending terror in all forms".

Author: 0 Mueller and Comey's relationship 'bothersome'

The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director has only offered his story publicly once, in testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, although his associates provided some details to the news media before that. All of this, of course, also raises possible legal questions about witness tampering. Trump's new argument is that Comey told the truth under oath, but only because the president - the strategic mastermind that he is - tricked him by publishing a deceptive tweet ...

Global News Obama visits Bali, expected to promote Indonesian tourism
Author: 0 Obama visits Bali, expected to promote Indonesian tourism

The chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Indonesian Diaspora Network Global (IDNG), Dino Patti Djalal, was quoted as saying that Obama's address at the opening session of the congress would be his first official speech in Asia after retiring as the United States president.

Global News May pays out for deal to govern Britain
Author: 0 May pays out for deal to govern Britain

Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal on Monday to prop up her minority government by agreeing to at least 1 billion pounds ($1.3 billion) in extra funding for Northern Ireland in return for the support of the province's biggest Protestant party.

Author: 0 Five hurt as auto strikes pedestrians outside Newcastle sports centre

Police said the incident was not believed to be terror-related. 'The 42-year-old local woman arrested by police has now been released on conditional bail pending further investigation. "There were many injured people, two seriously". Chi Onwurah, MP for Newcastle Central, tweeted: 'So sad. "We thank the emergency medical services, the police and over 100 volunteers from the mosque for their quick response to the incident".

Global News Ferrand elected to lead Macron's lawmakers in French parliament
Author: 0 Ferrand elected to lead Macron's lawmakers in French parliament

French President Emmanuel Macron will be visiting Romania in the upcoming period, representatives of the Presidential Administration said. Former French PM Manuel Valls announced on Tuesday that he was quitting the Socialist Party and instead would sit among the MPs of President Emmanuel Macron's Republique en Marche party in the French parliament.

Global News Swiss journalist dies of Mosul mine blast injuries
Author: 0 Swiss journalist dies of Mosul mine blast injuries

The attack was not the first but among the bloodiest since Iraqi forces retook the eastern side of Mosul in January as part of a massive offensive to wrest back the country's second city from IS. Robert, 54, was an experienced war correspondent specialising in coverage of the Middle East, Iraq in particular, said the statement from France Televisions.