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London blaze likely killed at least 58, police say

Community groups have said warnings about poor fire safety have always been ignored, and that in the aftermath of the disaster, officials had failed to immediately take care of those affected. Emergency service workers probe the remains of Grenfell Tower in London on Saturday. A spokesman for the Department of Foreign Affairs said: "We have no confirmation that any Irish citizens are caught up in the incident but we stand ready to provide assistance".



Grenfell Tower death toll: thirty people killed in London fire, police confirm

Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy responded to speculation that the number of tower dead could exceed 100 by saying: "From a personal perspective, I really hope it isn't". Angry residents on Friday surrounded Andrea Leadsom, a Conservative Party lawmaker and leader of the House of Commons, when she visited the neighborhood, demanding to know why British Prime Minister Theresa May hadn't met with survivors when she toured the area a day earlier.



In tweets, Trump confirms he's under investigation

Amid stirrings earlier this week that Trump was possibly considering the idea of firing Mueller , it was Rosenstein who testified before a congressional hearing that such an act could not be taken without specific cause. He had written a memorandum to US Attorney General Jeff Sessions , criticising Mr Comey about the way in which he handled the Russian Federation investigation.


Kohli impressed by Pakistan turnaround

Kohli impressed by Pakistan turnaround

Talking about the team's plans for the final, Kohli said that the squad will try and continue to repeat the similar form of cricket they have been playing so far. Only two weeks ago, India and Pakistan met in Birmingham, producing the sort of contest that has now become familiar. Arthur believes that the way his players recovered from a heavy defeat by India in the group stage with impressive victories over South Africa and England proves that it was merely "an aberration".



United Kingdom finance minister Hammond seeks 'pragmatic' Brexit

The Brexit department spokesperson said: "Our view is that withdrawal agreement and terms of the future relationship must be agreed alongside each other". More pressing is the issues of providing effective guarantees to some 5 million people - around 3 million European Union citizens living in Britain plus nearly 2 million Britons in Europe - who want to know what the future holds after Brexit .


Islamic State claims responsibility for Melbourne seige

Islamic State claims responsibility for Melbourne seige

Roughly two hours later, the police declared that they had the situation under control. Police confirmed on Tuesday that Khayre, who was acquitted of a plot to attack a Sydney army base in 2009, had shot a man dead in the foyer of the building.