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Number of victims in London tower fire rises to 30

Number of victims in London tower fire rises to 30

Police have warned some of the victims may never be identified because of the state of the remains. Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said there was "a risk that sadly we may not be able to identify everybody". Three women and three children died. On Thursday, Mohammad Al-Hajali, 23, a refugee who fled Syria for the United Kingdom in 2014, was announced as the first victim of the fire.



Amazon deal to buy Whole Foods could shake up Canadian grocery industry

According to a press release from Amazon , the company will pay $42 per share of Whole Foods . Whole Foods' competitors will have to adopt their own AI run systems or find themselves priced out of the market. Whole Foods sits on the cusp of junk status with a Baa3 rating from Moody's and a BBB minus from S&P. The shopper's Amazon account gets automatically charged.


TSA Tests Better Bomb-Detecting Scanners For Carry-Ons

TSA Tests Better Bomb-Detecting Scanners For Carry-Ons

TSA had expected to begin testing CT scanners for carry-on luggage by the end of 2016. The test comes as US officials scramble to deal with potential new threats, including reports that terrorists are developing bombs that can be disguised as laptop batteries.



US Congress backs tougher Russia sanctions

The Senate bill imposes mandatory sanctions on people involved in Iran's ballistic missile program and anyone who does business with them. The Russia sanctions were added as an amendment to the Iran bill on Wednesday and passed 97-2.



Probes launched as search continues for London fire victims

Firefighters searching the smoldering ruin in west London have recovered six bodies from the 24-story Grenfell Tower, while 11 others have been located but can not yet be removed from the gutted structure. Britain's Press Association reported that some 70 people are still missing after the fire, based on verified reports. In addition, 74 people were injured in the blaze, with 37 hospitalized and 17 of them still in critical condition.



Ariana Grande's Manchester Benefit Will Be Immortalized in Pop History

In less than two weeks after the May 22 horror, she pulled together Sunday's benefit at the city's Old Trafford Cricket Ground. Ahead of her Paris return, Grande took to Instagram to mark the occasion. The concert featured artists such as Justin Bieber , Pharrell , Liam Gallagher , Katy Perry , Coldplay , Mac Miller, The Black Eyed Peas and Miley Cyrus .