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Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1: Team Scalise

For the game, which began in 1909, members of the Senate and House of Representatives donned uniforms representing teams from their constituencies for the game and many topped them with hats from Louisiana State University, Mr Scalise's alma mater, as a tribute.


US banned cladding that was used on Grenfell Tower

US banned cladding that was used on Grenfell Tower

Specialist dogs will also be brought in to help the search . After the visit, she said: "I know we've all heard absolutely heart-breaking, as I did this morning, heart-breaking stories of the people who were caught up in this bad, awful tragedy and I want to reassure the residents of Grenfell Tower , all of whom are in our thoughts and prayers at the moment".



Russia claims to have killed Daesh leader, other militants

The U.S. -led coalition fighting Islamic State said it could not confirm the Russian report that Baghdadi may have been killed. Russian Federation said the May strike also killed about 30 mid-level militant leaders and about 300 other fighters, according to the Associated Press.


About 4000 More US Troops To Go To Afghanistan

About 4000 More US Troops To Go To Afghanistan

Earlier this week President Trump also delegated to Mattis the authority for troop levels in Afghanistan . USA forces are training, advising and assisting Afghan forces so that they can defend their own country and "terrorists can find no haven" there.



Pilot seriously burned after blimp crashes at US Open

The injured pilot was taken to a medical helicopter that had landed in the field. Erin Hills had been set up to play to 7,845 yards in the first round, surpassing the record set at Chambers Bay in 2015 by 150 yards, but a combination of wide fairways and a course softened by thunderstorms earlier in the week helped Fowler card seven birdies in a flawless opening 65.


Mayor on Grenfell Tower visit heckled by crowds including boy, seven

Mayor on Grenfell Tower visit heckled by crowds including boy, seven

The prime minister said the inquiry, an official review of action by public institutions, was needed to ensure "this bad tragedy is properly investigated". Official fire service advice for residents to stay in their homes and use towels to block out smoke, while awaiting help, has also come under scrutiny.