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World Media London fire death toll rises to 79
Author: 0 London fire death toll rises to 79

Corbyn said on Sunday that the government has the power to take over empty apartments and offer them to the hundreds of Grenfell Tower residents left homeless by Wednesday's fire. Two British ministers have said that exterior cladding used in Grenfell Tower's recent renovation may have been banned under United Kingdom building regulations.

World Media Senator: GOP plan doesn't 'repeal nor replace'
Author: 0 Senator: GOP plan doesn't 'repeal nor replace'

The Senate bill would make the same changes, although in a slightly different way. Senate GOP bill: Preserves more protections for people with pre-existing conditions than House bill, although critics say assurances are not as iron clad as those under Obamacare .

Author: 0 Theresa May to outline guarantees for European Union expats in Britain

Border control between the Republic of Ireland which is an existing member of the European Union and Northern Ireland which is part of the United Kingdom will be a part of these discussions. "I am not in a frame of mind to make concessions, or ask for concessions". Perhaps the most important development for the economy has been the election of Emmanuel Macron as France's new president, and his party's big success in legislative elections on Sunday.

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

After listing the achievements of his government , he praised External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for demonstrating proper use of social media in good governance. PM Modi said his government has focused on improving the quality of life of the people, and added that working towards this end requires a global partnership.

Author: 0 Narendra Modi greets nation on Eid, wishes for peace

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) yesterday posted a message on Facebook to Muslims, who are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the month of Ramadan . He urged Muslim faithful to imbibe the lessons of the holy month of Ramadan and continue to pray for peace, unity and stability of Nigeria. The central mosque in Muang district was one of the biggest draws for Muslims in the southern border region.

Author: 0 India's Modi heads to Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet

While Modi is expected to lobby for USA visas for technology workers from India, "anti-worker" Modi's Government has been criticized for generating fewer jobs, cracking down on labor rights and exclusively focusing on foreign investments in its three years in office.

Author: 0 Timing of Qatar F-15 deal more procedural than political

Mattis and al-Attiyah also discussed mutual security concerns, including the Islamic State group and "the importance of de-escalating tensions so all partners in the Gulf region can focus on next steps in meeting common goals". Doha signed an agreement Wednesday with Washington to buy $12 billion Dollars worth of F-15 jets, according to Qatar's defense ministry. The United States continues to send mixed messages as the row between two of its biggest allies in the Middle East, Qatar ...

World Media Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills
Author: 0 Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills

Capitol Police forcibly removed protesters gathered outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office on Thursday, with at least one photo showing drops of blood on the hallway floor. Sens. Mike Lee of Utah, Ted Cruz of Texas, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Rand Paul of Kentucky said they thought the bill didn't go far enough to undo "Obamacare", but that they were open to negotiation.

Author: 0 No evidence of Islamic State link to Jerusalem attack -Israeli police

The jihadist group has a major presence across Israel's southern border in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, from where it has claimed several rocket attacks from into Israel. "This is an obvious form of collective punishment , it is not acceptable - all those who are using these permits to meet with their families and to be with them during Ramadan are doing so during the month, because most of the year they are not able to do so", Touma-Suleiman said.

World Media Colombian rebels release kidnapped Dutch journalists
Author: 0 Colombian rebels release kidnapped Dutch journalists

In May 2016, ELN rebels kidnapped a Colombian-Spanish journalist and two Colombian TV reporters in the same region. Bolt and Follender were held last Saturday on a road in the Catatumbo region in northern Colombia. "We apologize and reiterate that the two foreigners are in ideal condition", it tweeted. "We are very happy that they can go home ". On Tuesday, the government's chief negotiator with the guerrillas, Juan Camilo Restrepo, warned the kidnapping complicated negotiations with the ...

World Media Paswan lauds Nitish for backing Kovind, urges him to join NDA
Author: 0 Paswan lauds Nitish for backing Kovind, urges him to join NDA

The opposition's final nominee, former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, might well have been decided earlier, feel some opposition leaders. Though initial rumours hinted at Sushma Swaraj as the possible candidate, BJP leadership wanted to neuter opposition move by naming a Dalit and more acceptable leader Kovind who is now Bihar Governor.

World Media North Korea releases a puzzling statement on the death of Otto Warmbier
Author: 0 North Korea releases a puzzling statement on the death of Otto Warmbier

North Korea claimed Friday that it doesn't know why American college student Otto Warmbier's health was so poor that after months of imprisonment he ended up dying - and said it even revived him after his "heart was almost stopped". Last week, his treating physicians in Cincinnati said he suffered from unresponsive wakefulness, a condition also known as persistent vegetative state.

Author: 0 Insurance industry warned of fire risk month before tower block blaze - FT

Chalcots Estate resident Mandy Ryan said she felt intimidated and "bullied" by security as she tried to exit the building which the local council are trying to evacuate amid concerns over its cladding. Those living in buildings deemed unsafe by fire officials "must leave", the Camden Council said in a statement . "The decision to remove the cladding on the council's nine tower blocks is the right and moral thing to do" the Mayor added "There will be no waiting around in Salford whilst ...

Author: 0 Helmut Kohl, Architect of German Reunification, Dies at 87

BERLIN , June 16 (Reuters) - Former Chancellor Helmut Kohl , the architect of Germany's 1990 reunification and mentor to Angela Merkel , has died at age 87, his Christian Democratic Union party (CDU) said on Friday. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres also mourned Kohl as a "personal friend" and praised his historical role in uniting Germany, according to his spokesman Stephane Dujarric.

World Media N.Korea conducts rocket engine test
Author: 0 N.Korea conducts rocket engine test

This performance was the first time a North Korean ITF taekwondo delegation performed on South Korean soil. "Past efforts have failed to halt North Korea's unlawful weapons programs and nuclear and ballistic missile tests ", the statement said .

World Media Cuba hardliners, US defenders battle over new Trump policy
Author: 0 Cuba hardliners, US defenders battle over new Trump policy

Marco Rubio and U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, who helped advise the White House and national security officials. Mr Rubio, a Cuban-American, has been a fierce opponent of former president Barack Obama's Cuba policy which saw the reopening of diplomatic relations between the two countries for the first time in half a century.

World Media What If Donald Trump Doesn't Sink the Republican Party?
Author: 0 What If Donald Trump Doesn't Sink the Republican Party?

A dozen House Democrats huddled in the office of New York Rep. Kathleen Rice - an outspoken Pelosi critic - on Thursday afternoon, among them Massachusetts Rep. Tim Ryan of OH told reporters about why the group got together. Pelosi, a California Democrat, has been an opponent for Republicans since she was elected as the first female House speaker in 2007.

Author: 0 North Korea says US student's death a 'mystery to us as well'

Hundreds of mourners are celebrating the life of an American college student who was detained in North Korea for over a year and died shortly after being returned home to OH in a coma. Among several politicians in attendance, including officials from the state and defence departments was the Ohio Senator Rob Portman, who had been involved in the quest to bring him home.

Author: 0 United States jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria

On Monday, Russia's defense ministry effectively drew a line across Syria west of the Euphrates River, saying that "all kinds of airborne vehicles, including aircraft and UAVs of the global coalition . Immediately after the Syrian Su-22 fighter jet dropped its bombs, two American F/A-18E Super Hornets, flying from the George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier, engaged, firing a AIM-9 Sidewinder - a short-range air-to-air missile - at the Syrian plane from about half a mile away, two U.S.

World Media Donald Trump calls for 'unity' at first White House picnic
Author: 0 Donald Trump calls for 'unity' at first White House picnic

The South Lawn of the White House was decorated Thursday to resemble Manhattan's Central Park as a tribute to the New Yorkers who now call the executive mansion home. She has been criticised for continuing to live in NY - and costing the American tax payer millions of dollars in security - while President Trump resided alone in the White House following his inauguration in January.

World Media Trump wishes Muslims 'warm greetings' for Eid
Author: 0 Trump wishes Muslims 'warm greetings' for Eid

The Sub-Continent it would be celebrated tomorrow. In Kabul, Afghanistan, people greet each other outside the Shah-e Doh Shamshira Mosque, on the first day of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan on June 25, 2017.

World Media Demonstrators clash with police over black man's death after traffic stop
Author: 0 Demonstrators clash with police over black man's death after traffic stop

Campaigners alleged Edir Frederico Da Costa, also known as Edson, was "brutally beaten" after he was stopped in a auto by Met Police officers in Newham , east London on June 15. One male police sergeant suffered facial injuries and a female constable sustained head injuries as demonstrators threw "a number of objects" toward officers at the scene in Stratford, east London, Scotland Yard said.

Author: 0 Trump reaffirms commitment to build Mexico Wall

Moreover, the billionaire also promised that he would force Mexico to pay for the erection of the structure, but Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto did not support this proposal. He appeared to be referring to a May 9 report from the London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies , which said that Mexico's 2016 murder rate was second only to Syria's.

World Media Australia Suspends Air Operations in Syria After Russia's Warning
Author: 0 Australia Suspends Air Operations in Syria After Russia's Warning

Tensions have run high since the US helped stand up a coalition garrison at At Tanf near the Syria-Iraq border, a key supply corridor that the Iranian and Syrian governments seem intent on securing. Graduates of a US-trained police force, which expects to be deployed in Raqqa, salute during a graduation ceremony near Ain Issa village, north of Raqqa, Syria , June 17, 2017.

World Media Accident reported involving military plane at Ohio air show
Author: 0 Accident reported involving military plane at Ohio air show

According to the Dayton Daily News , a CareFlight unit responded to the crash and removed the pilot, Capt. Erik Gonsalves, from the aircraft 90 minutes after the crash. Thunderbird accident at Dayton Airshow practice in OH on June 23, 2017 . "We have a very, very good safety record", Heard said, though he acknowledged this was not the first crash in Thunderbirds history.

World Media Albania's Socialists far ahead in early vote count
Author: 0 Albania's Socialists far ahead in early vote count

The results from the first ballot boxes that have been counted, clearly indicate a domination of the Socialist Party , but this hasn't prevented the leader of the Democratic Party to speak of a victory, writes Independent Balkan News Agency."Dear chairmen, candidates, counters, commissioners and observers: now starts the decisive process of the ballot counting".