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Police Announce Cause Of Grenfell Tower Fire, And It Wasn't Arson

Whirlpool on Friday said it was working with British authorities investigating a deadly blaze in a London tower block after police said one of its Hotpoint fridge freezers sparked the fire . Repeating concerns from police commander Stuart Cundy about the scale of the task in identifying the victims, Ms McCormack added: "There is a awful reality that we may not find or identify everyone who died due to the intense heat".

Ivanka Trump says she tries to stay out of politics

But she says getting involved in politics isn't really her thing. While it was her father who was actually running for office, Ivanka Trump quickly became a key part last year's presidential campaign, delivering a well-received keynote address at the Republican National Convention last July.

Lietuvos Dujų Tiekimas purchased LNG from Cheniere

Dalius Misiūnas . VILNIUS , June 26 Lithuania's state-owned gas trader Lietuvos Duju Tiekimas ( LDT ) said on Monday it had signed a deal to buy liquefied natural gas ( LNG ) directly from the United States for the first time and expects to receive a delivery in the second half of August.

Jeremy Corbyn gets rock star welcome at Glastonbury Festival

Mr Corbyn gave a stirring speech before introducing Run The Jewels , and was also due to give a talk at the Left Field stage at 4.30pm. "They were fed up with being denigrated, fed up with being told they don't matter, fed up with being told they never participate and utterly fed up with being told that their generation was going to pay more to get less".

Israel tells civilians to steer clear of Syria border

The IDF video contradicts a Syrian military claim carried by Syrian state-run media that the Israeli strikes had targeted "services facilities and residential buildings in the surroundings of al-Baath city in Quenitra". The source did not mention Syrian fire into Israel and said the Israeli strike was in support of jihadist rebels. It subsequently annexed the strategic plateau overlooking northern Israel, but that annexation is not global recognized.

Ivanka Trump must answer questions in shoe design lawsuit

Forrest wrote that Ivanka Trump's deposition is necessary because she was a company executive during the time the shoes were made and had "high-level, authoritative, personal involvement" in the company. According to Bloomberg , Ivanka couldn't escape questions in the lawsuit because Ivanka is too busy as a White House " high-ranking government official " to answer such questions.

Armed Forces Day celebrations take place across Wales

Cllr Andrew Joy, Hampshire's executive member of communities, partnerships and external affairs, said: "We and our partners are delighted to receive funding for these projects, to help integrate armed forces and civilian communities, and deliver valuable local community services".

May to meet backbench Tory MPs after election fallout

The DUP leader declined to give details of what she termed a "positive engagement with the Conservative Party ", but said she would be travelling to London late on Monday for discussions with her team of 10 MPs before a meeting with Mrs May at Downing Street on Tuesday.

North Korea denies torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier

A South Korean Defense Ministry official said North Korea remained prepared to conduct a sixth nuclear test at any time but there were "no new unusual indications that can be shared". But I'm not going to get ahead of where we may or may not go. McCain is the Republican chairman of the Armed Services Committee. Moon, a liberal who took office in May after a decade of conservative rule in South Korea, supports engagement with North Korea , but was quoted after the launch as saying that ...

Pak attackers cross LoC, kill 2 Indian soldiers, lose one

Singh on Thursday hailed the Indian patrolling team at the border, citing that it makes it hard for the Pakistan Army to enter. "This was BAT's third attempt this year in the area", Jammu-based defence spokesperson said, adding, "Unfortunately, our two courageous jawans were martyred during heavy exchange of fire".

Special elections send stark warnings to both parties

Tim Ryan of OH, who has been a vocal critic of his party's overarching political strategy, said Democrats needed to recognize that they were "toxic" in huge parts of the country. Democrats are wondering if is time to ditch Nancy Pelosi as their leader after suffering a stinging defeat Tuesday night in the special election for a congressional seat in Georgia.

Sex assault investigated in Muslim teen slaying

Egypt's Al-Azhar denounced on Tuesday the murder of an American Muslim girl of Egyptian descent in a suspected hate crime in the USA state of Virginia. - Jamil Smith (@JamilSmith) June 21, 2017#Nabra memorial set on fire in Dupont Circle, wanna keep insisting this isn't about hate and islamophobia? Just before a funeral service for Nabra got underway Wednesday afternoon at the ADAMS Center, some members of the area's Muslim community made their anger about the crime known.

Amit Shah to meet 'opposing' ally Uddhav Thackeray

Clearing the air on cricketing ties between the two neighbours, he said it was all right for them to play in global tourneys, but not on each others' soil. In a surprising move, the BJP on Monday proposed the name of Kovind as the NDA candidate for the upcoming Presidential election. Shah, along with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, visited Thackeray's residence "Matoshree" and held a close-door meeting, which started around 10 am and lasted almost 75 minutes.

CBS Poll: Trump Approval Rating Hits New Low

Seventy-two percent approve of the job Mr. Trump is doing, a decline of eleven points since April. Among Democrats, it was 88 percent against and 10 percent favoring interference. Remember, rank-and-file GOP lawmakers on Capitol Hill have a very strong incentive to toe the party line and follow Trump's lead: the most rabid contingents of the Republican base support the president, and GOP officials who break ranks risk a backlash - or a primary challenge.

BJP Parliamentary Board to meet today to finalise presidential nominee

It is not clear whether it will come out with an announcement on Monday itself. According to informed sources, the board members would be briefed about the consultations held by the three-member party committee formed to evolve consensus with the opposition.

Queen notes 'very sombre mood' in Britain on official birthday

The royal appearance was much appreciated by the majority of people at the site, many of whom say they feel neglected by the government. Emergency workers have reached the 24 floor, the top floor, of the tower. Prime minister Theresa May did not visit the wreckage until Friday (local time) and had to leave nearly immediately as angry protesters hurled abuse at her.

Top House GOP leader shot at congressional baseball practice

Scalise, of Louisiana, underwent surgery Wednesday night to fix a broken hip and another procedure to stem heavy bleeding. The hospital says the Louisiana congressman "will require additional operations, and will be in the hospital for some time".

South Sudan has world's fastest growing number of displaced

UNHCR was still there, helping numerous same people now fleeing an internal conflict, he told local government officials in the northern town of Bentiu. The agency's Global Trend Report was published just ahead of World Refugee Day on Tuesday, illustrating several facts and figures about the current refugee crisis.

Donald Trump confirms he is under investigation for firing James Comey

Like many Trump tweets , it can be read both ways. His comments follow a report that former FBI Director Robert Mueller is examining whether Trump obstructed justice by firing FBI Director James Comey . President Donald Trump has appeared to acknowledge he is under investigation in the inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. election. Less than an hour later, Trump sent out another tweet , this one aimed directly at Rosenstein .

Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island

The Cuban government response was restrained. While tourism to Cuba is banned by US law, the Obama administration had been allowing people to travel to Cuba as part of "people to people" educational trips for visitors, a popular classification that a White House official said was "ripe for abuse" by those looking for beach vacations.