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Theresa May pledges £5M for Grenfell Tower victims

Theresa May pledges £5M for Grenfell Tower victims

May has announced a judge-led inquiry into what happened, and on Friday promised a £5 million ($6.4 million, 5.7 million euro) fund for emergency supplies, food and clothing. Rydon said the project met all building regulations, fire regulations and health and safety standards. He said police had started a criminal investigation but there was nothing to suggest "that the fire had been started deliberately ".



Trump slams report on obstruction probe

Probing the president for possible crimes is a complicated affair, even if convincing evidence of a crime is found. Poll shows most think Trump meddled in Russian Federation probe: A new poll, meanwhile, shows that a majority of Americans believe Trump did try to interfere with the investigation into Russia's alleged election meddling and possible Trump campaign collusion.


Fed Raises Interest Rates Again, Hitting 2008 Levels

Fed Raises Interest Rates Again, Hitting 2008 Levels

Traders tracked by the CME don't expect the Federal Reserve to raise rates at its September and December meetings. The Federal Reserve is also likely to raise rates at least one more time this year, unless something unexpected happens to the economy (such as a blowup this year over the debt ceiling).



Lesbian Police Officer Hailed a Hero After Virginia Shooting

Hodkinson, died after a shootout with police, according to President Trump. Those who witnessed the attack say a lone gunman armed with a rifle opened fire on the Republican lawmakers as they warmed up and took batting practice. President Donald Trump sent a video message to the game, highlighting Scalise who remains in critical condition on Thursday after several surgeries.



May visits fire victims in hospital

The charred remains of the burned out building stand blackened alongside near identical neighboring tower blocks. Several dozen police , including mounted officers, were in attendance. The local Grenfell Action Group had claimed, before and during a major 10-million-pound refurbishment of Grenfell Tower a year ago, that the block constituted a fire risk and residents had warned that access to the site for emergency vehicles was "severely restricted".



New York Times sues FBI to get notes of Comey-Trump talks

In another tweet, Trump called it "the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!" The New York Times sued the FBI on Friday, June 16, 2017 , seeking a courts help in getting the agency to turn over documents created by fired FBI Director James Comey after his conversations with President Donald Trump .