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Kirsten Powers destroys ex-Trump aide Miller for calling Kamala Harris 'hysterical'

Every time Kamala Harris , the United States senator from California, opens her mouth in a high-profile hearing, it seems that some old white man tells her to be quiet. Sessions: Well, we talked about it. "The policy is based ..." Miller commended Sessions for having "knocked away some of the hysteria from Kamala Harris and some of the Democrats who wanted to make this a big partisan show".


Together Housing reassuring residents on safety after tower block fire

Together Housing reassuring residents on safety after tower block fire

Firefighters worked through the night to dampen the fire - with flames still visible, more than 24 hours after the blaze began. Crews rescued 65 people, said Steve Apter, the fire brigade's director of safety and assurance. He said it was likely to be some time before police could identify the victims, and it was too early to speculate on the cause of the fire . The focus centres on the cladding fitted to external walls on the 1970s concrete block, as part of a £8.7-million ($11 million, ...



'Unknown numbers' of dead remain in Grenfell Tower

She told LBC, "One woman actually threw her son out of the window". She added: "My thoughts are with the victims, their families, all of those who've had their homes destroyed". The chief executive of KCTMO, Robert Black , told media that the company was investigating any causes that led to Wednesday's fire: "Currently, we're focusing on helping those residents and London Fire Brigade is investigating the safety of the tower's structure but we will issue a further statement in due course".


Attorney General Jeff Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Comey delivered a scathing testimony Thursday at the highly anticipated Senate hearing, saying Trump sought to derail a probe into onetime national security advisor Michael Flynn. Sessions said Saturday that he was accepting an invitation from the Senate intelligence committee, although that was not immediately confirmed. Sessions stepped aside in March after acknowledging that had met twice past year with the Russian ambassador to the United States.


Iranian boat shines laser at US aircraft in Strait of Hormuz

Iranian boat shines laser at US aircraft in Strait of Hormuz

The incident, first reported by CBS News , happened as the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan, guided-missile destroyer USS Cole and dry cargo ship USNS Washington Chambers transited worldwide waters the Strait of Hormuz accompanied by a CH-53E helicopter, according to the statement.



Shivraj Singh Chouhan Begins Indefinite Fast in Bhopal for 'Peace'

Chouhan broke his fast with a glass of coconut water offered by former MP chief minister Kailash Joshi. Chouhan has promised farmers a profitable price for their produce, but ministers in his government have refused that a crop loan waiver , one of the major demands of the protesting farmers, is on the anvil.