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London tower fire started in refrigerator, cladding failed safety tests, police say

London tower fire started in refrigerator, cladding failed safety tests, police say

The death toll is expected to rise as some local residents suggest that after the fire broke out not many people could escape because the blaze engulfed the entire building rapidly. Officials have formally identified nine of the victims who died in the fire, and authorities are continuing to work to identify remains. "Words can not express our sorrow at this awful tragedy", the spokesman said.


Will Senate GOP healthcare bill get enough votes?

Will Senate GOP healthcare bill get enough votes?

Making a final push, President Donald Trump said he doesn't think congressional Republicans are "that far off" on a health overhaul to replace "the dead carcass of Obamacare ". "Like in the House bill, older people around 58, 59, 62, who were lower income will certainly wind up paying a lot more for their health insurance if this bill passes in its current form".



Pakistan raises death toll to 157 from fuel truck fire

Authorities said late on Sunday evening that at least 154 people were confirmed to have died, while more than 200 others were taken to a number of hospitals, where many remain in a critical condition with serious burns. Numerous bodies were burned beyond recognition and will have to be identified through DNA testing, said Mr Baqar. The horrific early morning tragedy came as many Pakistanis were making preparations for Eid al-Fitr celebrations marking the end of the holy fasting month of ...


Presidential election: Meira Kumar makes an emotional appeal for vote

Presidential election: Meira Kumar makes an emotional appeal for vote

Meira Kumar is the daughter of former deputy prime minister and iconic Dalit leader Jagjivan Ram. This is how Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar treated the Leader of Opposition, Swaraj tweeted along with a link to the over six-minute-long video of her address in April, 2013.


British police arrest seventh man in London Bridge attack probe

British police arrest seventh man in London Bridge attack probe

However, all three attackers were still wearing the belts after being shot dead by armed police. They were shot dead soon after by police. Police released details of their investigation as they appealed to the public for information, saying that showed Khuram Butt , believed to be the plot's ringleader, originally tried to rent a 7.5 ton truck.