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London protests held as anger mounts over Grenfell fire

Scotland Yard has launched a criminal inquiry into the fire as it has emerged that the type of cladding panels used on the building have been widely prohibited on tall structures in the US since 2012 because of its flammability. Some later left the red-brick building near Kensington High Street, a luxury shopping district, but around 30 remained inside in a tense standoff with about 30 police officers and a dozen security guards.


Pakistan CT final: Pacer Mohammad Amir may return to squad

Pakistan CT final: Pacer Mohammad Amir may return to squad

Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir believes he is "fast gaining fitness" ahead of the Champions Trophy final against arch-rivals India. "If you drive into nearly any city in India, you will see his face appear on every other billboard".


Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Federal Investigation

Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Federal Investigation

It is believed he was referring to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who appointed Mr Mueller as special prosecutor to investigate the Trump campaign. Mr Comey testified that Mr Trump directed him in February to drop an FBI investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn relating to the Russian Federation matter.


Putin: US repeatedly interfered in Russian elections

Putin: US repeatedly interfered in Russian elections

The Russian Premier League now does not allow more than six foreign players per team on the pitch at any time. Putin acknowledged that the Russian economy hasn't yet shed its dependence on exports of raw materials, but noted that non-energy exports have been growing.


Egypt sentences 30 to death over top prosecutor assassination

Egypt sentences 30 to death over top prosecutor assassination

The ruling on Saturday, issued by judge Hassan Farid , referred the case to the country's top theologian to get his non-binding opinion on the death sentences, a formality followed by courts in the case of capital punishment. The defendants were convicted of premeditated murder, association with a terrorist organization and being in possession of weapons and explosives. Egyptian authorities have accused the Muslim Brotherhood movement and Palestinian group Hamas of involvement in the ...


After London fire, desperate pleas for missing residents on social media

After London fire, desperate pleas for missing residents on social media

David Lammy , the Labour MP for Tottenham, went so far as to say that the fire amounted to corporate manslaughter . Her recent series have focused on subjects including traditional spiritual practices in Gambia, hairstyles as manifestations of personal identity and culture, the function of mosques as community centers, and drag performance .