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Author: 0 Four tied atop US Open leaderboard after two rounds

Open with a 7-under 65 on Friday, moving to 5 under and a tie for eighth - just two shots back of the four-way tie atop the crowded leaderboard. With Johnson , McIlroy and Day misfiring, it was left to a clutch of unheralded players to dominate the upper reaches of the leaderboard.

Author: 0 Trump blasts Mueller probe report

The morning missive appeared to refer to Rod Rosenstein , the deputy attorney general. Thursday night, Rosenstein issued an unusual statement complaining about leaks in the case. The post TRUMP: I can tell you now that I am being investigated appeared first on The Independent Uganda: . He was answering accounts that he is personally being investigated for obstruction of justice with a characteristic scorched-earth defence: claiming mistreatment of historic proportions and calling ...

Author: 0 UK police make new arrest in London Bridge attack inquiry

Eight people died, including Australians Sara Zelenak and Kirsty Boden, when the attackers drove a van into pedestrians on the London Bridge on June 3 before stabbing dozens of bystanders at the nearby Borough Market. The Metropolitan Police officer leading the investigation said the use of belts that were later established as fake was a tactic he had not seen before in the United Kingdom.

Author: 0 Van ran over worshippers leaving London mosque

Police said they responded to a "major incident", after reports shortly after midnight of a vehicle colliding with pedestrians in Seven Sisters Road. It added later that the collision occurred outside the Muslim Welfare House, which is nearby the mosque.

World Media 58 people in London apartment are missing and presumed dead in fire
Author: 0 58 people in London apartment are missing and presumed dead in fire

The announcement, by Cmdr. "I called him and said: "Where are you?', I said: 'Where are you?' He said: 'I'm in the flat.' I said: 'Why you didn't come?" After a turbulent three months which has seen three militant attacks and now the tower blaze, Queen Elizabeth said "it is hard to escape a very sombre national mood", in a message on her official birthday.

World Media United Kingdom royals honor London fire victims as anger mounts
Author: 0 United Kingdom royals honor London fire victims as anger mounts

Armed with signs stamped with "JUSTICE FOR GRENFELL" and "NEVER AGAIN", protesters took to the streets of London on Friday afternoon to call for justice for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire . The authorities appeared to have ignored multiple warnings that drew from the experience of fires in other properties under their control, simply because they were not constrained by the law and knew the tenants were powerless to do anything .

Author: 0 Grenfell Tower fire: Protests as anger grows

Detectives investigating the fire at Grenfell Tower in London say new footage of the gutted building's burned-out interior shows just how hard the task of finding and identifying bodies is proving to be. Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn came to the site Thursday and met with residents. After two days in which her government has struggled to respond to the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower, west London, May met survivors privately on Friday and promised a series of aid measures, ...

World Media Ashok Gehlot takes on Rajasthan CM over political worker's killing
Author: 0 Ashok Gehlot takes on Rajasthan CM over political worker's killing

Commenting on the incident, Raje tweeted Sunday morning, "the demise of Zafar Khan ji in Pratapgarh is extremely unfortunate". A group of civic employees allegedly lynched a 52-year-old man in Rajasthan's Pratapgarh on Friday when he tried to stop them from taking photographs of some women defecating in the open in the tribal-dominated Bagwasa slum area, The Hindu reported.

Author: 0 Next Week, Will The Russia Story Actually Be About Russia?

Ohio Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D) said that Democrats are strongly behind the sanctions on Russian Federation proposed by Congress and that they are authoring legislation that will force politicians to disclose the sources of their funding.

Author: 0 UK police: 58 dead and presumed dead in London blaze

The fire at the 24-story building has led to community anger and protests over the British government's response. Police have warned the death toll from the fire could rise further after confirming at least 58 people had died, or are missing and presumed dead.

Author: 0 London fire: Queen Elizabeth issues somber message after site visit

Mr Cundy said the police investigation into the blaze would look at the building and its refurbishment in 2016 and vowed to prosecute people if there was evidence. Clements Church on Thursday and was photographed hugging local residents . The images of the 24-storey building being ravaged by fire "should be forever seared into our nation's collective memory", he said .

Author: 0 Death toll from London inferno rises to 58

Scuffles broke out near the building, with demonstrators chanting "we want justice!" as they surged toward the doors. Kensington and Chelsea Town Hall became another flashpoint on Friday with protesters storming the building, accusing authorities of ignoring them and of forcing low-income families to live in sub-standard housing.

World Media 2nd LD: Protesters storm local town hall over London fire
Author: 0 2nd LD: Protesters storm local town hall over London fire

British Prime Minister Theresa May , criticized shortly after the blaze for failing to meet with victims, says the public inquiry looking into the tragedy will report directly to her. Mrs May pledged £5m of support, housing guarantees and help with access to bank accounts and cash. One of her closest allies, Damian Green , defended May on Saturday, adding that a team would go to the area to answer questions from residents.

Author: 0 May offers 5-mn-pound support package for London fire victims

The interior of the 24-storey tower block was gutted beyond recognition, with police commander Stuart Cundy referring to the conditions as "indescribable". Anger is rising against British authorities over safety failings and a widely perceived slow release of information. The identification of the victims is proving very hard - which experts attribute to the extreme heat of the fire.

World Media People Still Missing After Grenfell Tower Fire Assumed Dead
Author: 0 People Still Missing After Grenfell Tower Fire Assumed Dead

Commander Stuart Cundy , of the Metropolitan Police, said that number "may increase" and that the "significant" recovery operation is likely to take weeks. Speaking on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show he said: "I spoke to the DPP yesterday and there are prosecutors already in advising the police". Mrs May said the public inquiry into the fire will take place "as soon as possible" and insisted the Government had acted on previous warnings about tower block safety by a coroner.

World Media United States lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting
Author: 0 United States lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

According to the hospital, he sustained a single shot to his left hip, with the bullet traveling across his pelvis causing bone fractures, internal organ injury and severe bleeding. Scalise's wife, Jennifer, thanked the public and administration for their "strong outpouring of love and support" in a statement Friday. The annual charity game brings Republicans and Democrats to the field in a friendly rivalry.

World Media Iraq captures border crossing to Syria from IS
Author: 0 Iraq captures border crossing to Syria from IS

Russian Federation has proposed that a two-day round of Syrian peace talks should start on July 4. Russia, Turkey and Iran, who back opposing sides in Syria's brutal civil war, have brokered several rounds of peace talks in Astana this year, bringing together the Syrian government and rebel forces.

Author: 0 Escaped Georgia inmates captured in Tennessee after chase

According to authorities, while in the couple's home from around 3:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. ET, the inmates ate and stole clothes and jewelry from the couple. "Blood was running out of the bus onto the pavement", Sills said earlier Thursday. Rowe is from Lewisburg, about 20 miles west of Shelbyville. It is not known when they'll be extradited to Georgia .

World Media Congressional baseball game goes on in wake of shooting
Author: 0 Congressional baseball game goes on in wake of shooting

President Donald Trump is calling for unity in a video message to the Congressional Baseball game, telling the Republican and Democratic competitors "we are here to serve this nation we love and the people who call it home". It is a rare and genuine opportunity for Democrats and Republicans to put their divisions aside and show those gathered in the stadium and watching across the U.S., that they are not just politicians - they are people and players.

World Media Hundreds arrested in Russian corruption protests
Author: 0 Hundreds arrested in Russian corruption protests

Demonstrations of several hundred to more than 2,000 were reported in cities across the country. Navalny, who is running what he says is a campaign for Russia's presidential elections in 2018, has attracted a substantial following online through his exposés of official graft, using his own YouTube channel to circumvent official state media from which he is effectively barred.

Author: 0 Suspect in 5 slayings arrested after standoff in Brunswick

Brinkman was taken into custody this morning in connection with the North Royalton case after an hourslong standoff . Their bodies were cold to the touch - the North Royalton Fire Department arrived a few minutes later and verified the women were dead.

Author: 0 CNN files lawsuit seeking access to Trump-Comey conversations

Mueller is also investigating whether President Donald Trump attempted to obstruct justice, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. Trump confirmed on his Twitter account that an investigation is being conducted against him for firing former FBI Director James Comey , most likely under the suspicion that this was an obstruction of justice.

World Media More than 20 dead from forest fires in central Portugal
Author: 0 More than 20 dead from forest fires in central Portugal

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa has described the disaster as "the biggest tragedy" of recent years. It is understood the fire is no closer to being contained, as Mr Costa added firefighting crews were having difficulties approaching the area because its intensity.

World Media Death toll from London tower block blaze rises to 17
Author: 0 Death toll from London tower block blaze rises to 17

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said Sunday after attending a church service several blocks from the tower that the fatal blaze was entirely preventable. A crowd of furious protesters stormed Kensington town hall demanding answers from the local authority before marching to the base of the tower.

Author: 0 Man arrested in Rusholme as police investigate Manchester Arena bombing

Police told Sky News they found the auto, a white Nissan, after an analysis of security cameras in the area showed Abedi nearby in the days leading up to the blast last month, which killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert . Speaking about the auto find, Det Ch Supt Russ Jackson said it was "potentially a significant development". Six people, including two cousins of attacker Salman Abedi, have been released without charge.

Author: 0 WH: Trump Has 'No Intention' of Firing Mueller

He added that he believes it would be a mistake to fire Mueller, but said the "the basis of his investigation is flim-flam". Under current Justice Department regulations, firing Mueller would have to be done by deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, not the president- though those regulations could theoretically be set aside.

Author: 0 Doctor says Rep. Scalise's vital signs stable

Before James Hodgkinson left his home in Belleville, Ill., in March, he sold almost everything he owned from his businesses. Hodgkinson has been identified as the suspect in the Wednesday, June. The 66 year-old, who apparently volunteered with Bernie Sanders' failed presidential campaign, wounded four people including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , before being shot and killed by U.S.

Author: 0 Saudi and Egypt seeks Hamid Karzai's support against Qatar

The UAE ambassador to Washington said last week that the United States should consider moving its base from Qatar, as it is Doha's main "insurance policy". But Sinan Ulgen, director of the Center for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies in Istanbul, says he doesn't see a new Qatar/Russia/Iran/Turkey alliance being forged - at least, not yet.

World Media Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires
Author: 0 Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires

Authorities in the area have said that numerous dead became trapped in their cars and engulfed in flames. Pedrogao Grand is about 120 miles north of Lisbon . European Union civil protection mechanism activated & will help'. "All will be done to assist the authorities and people of Portugal at this time of need", Stylianides' statement said.

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