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Worldwide Grenfell Tower fire report 'gives victims the truth', says PM
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The first report of its two-phase investigation was led by Sir Martin Moore-Bick, a retired high-court judge, and was published on Wednesday morning. And he ruled that advice to stay put, rather than risk fleeing, should have been abandoned at 1.30am rather than 2.47am.

Worldwide North Korea fires two unidentified projectiles toward Sea of Japan
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North Korea's last launch of a ballistic missile came Oct 2, when it fired from an underwater platform a new type of weapon created to be deployed on a submarine, which had an estimated range of about 1,900km. Talks between North Korean and USA officials broke down in Stockholm earlier this month. Earlier this month, the North test-fired an underwater-launched ballistic missile for the first time in three years.

Worldwide Dozens killed in Pakistani train fire after cooking stoves explode inside carriage
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The train named Tezgam Express was travelling from Karachi to Rawalpindi when the incident happened. Some passengers were cooking breakfast when the gas cylinder exploded, the report said. Pakistani soldiers and officials at the scene where a fire onboard a train killed a reported 74 people. Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan tweeted: "Deeply saddened by the bad tragedy of the Tezgam train ".

Worldwide Fire almost destroys Japanese UNESCO world heritage site
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Then, in 2000 , it was registered as a World Heritage Site. Video of the scene shows the entire Seiden temple completely engulfed in orange flames. The palace was bombed in 1945 by Americans during the Battle of Okinawa. This was because " Shuri Castle acted as the local headquarters for the Imperial Japanese Army" according to CNN .

Worldwide Protests collapse Hong Kong's GDP and drag it into recession
Author: 0 Protests collapse Hong Kong's GDP and drag it into recession

The government also revised down second-quarter GDP data to 0.4 per cent year-on-year, from 0.6 per cent, and a contraction of 0.5 per cent quarter on quarter, versus 0.3 per cent previously. The city's leader Carrie Lam warned on Tuesday that full-year growth could contract. The protesters say Beijing's is interfering more and more in Hong Kong , which returned from British to Chinese rule under a "one country, two systems" formula meant to guarantee freedoms that mainland citizens do not ...

Worldwide Trump announces ISIS leader al-Baghdadi is dead
Author: 0 Trump announces ISIS leader al-Baghdadi is dead

A Kentucky native led the USA command that led to the death of Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Saturday night. She was killed in 2015. Her parents Carl and Marsha Mueller are relieved to hear the news of al-Baghdadi's death. They also thanked Trump and the military for the successful operation in various media interviews but took a swipe at former Pres.

Worldwide White House responds to Chile's announcement
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Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) based in Bonn, Germany, said in a statement that she was informed of the "decision by the government of Chile not to host COP25 in view of the hard situation that the country is undergoing".

Worldwide California wildfires: new blaze erupts as strong winds spread
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The race to stop an inferno torching the Los Angeles area has gotten more unsafe as furious winds - some as strong as in a hurricane - stoke the flames. The National Weather Service warned that the conditions will be as risky "as we have seen in recent memory". Neves lives in a voluntary evacuation zone.

Worldwide House to Vote on Trump Impeachment Inquiry This Week
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Wyoming Representative Liz Cheney, a member of Republican leadership, pushed back on conservative commentators, lawmakers and White House officials who have questioned the motives and allegiances of career public servants who have testified before impeachment committees.

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Author: 0 "Afghanistan Is Safe By Comparison": Trump Attacks US's Chicago

The president is technically right: Federal Bureau of Investigation stats show overall violent crime in Chicago is down eight percent, not 10 percent. Yet the city is also home to Trump International Hotel and Tower downtown, where the president had a high-end fundraiser Monday. Homicides in Chicago in 2018 numbered 561, down from 653 in 2017.

Worldwide USA may release parts of Baghdadi raid video
Author: 0 USA may release parts of Baghdadi raid video

Milley expressed confidence the dog would bounce back from its injuries. The helicopters had to fly for approximately one hour and 10 minutes in both directions, while the operation on the ground took about two hours, he added. He ignited his vest, killing himself and the three children. His body was mutilated in the blast and USA troops had to dig through debris to reach his corpse.

Worldwide Kurdish Gen. Abdi: Informant's Intel Key in Baghdadi Raid
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Even though Donald Trump said earlier he was considering making " certain parts " of the video from the raid available to the public - presumably with al-Baghdadi " was whimpering, screaming, and crying " as he met his end - it remains unclear how much of footage would see the light, if any.

Worldwide Shark bites off British tourist's foot, another hurt in Australia
Author: 0 Shark bites off British tourist's foot, another hurt in Australia

Paramedics were waiting at Airlie Beach when the tour boat arrived and the victims, conscious and alert, were flown by RACQ CQ Rescue helicopter to Mackay Base Hospital. The drum lines were later removed due to their impact on the marine life. There have been a number of shark attacks in the region in recent years. The Whitsundays, near the Great Barrier Reef, have been the scene of several shark incidents recently.

Worldwide Democrats WILL hold a full-scale vote on impeachment this week
Author: 0 Democrats WILL hold a full-scale vote on impeachment this week

House Democrats have chose to hold a formal vote on opening impeachment proceedings against President Trump , a step they had resisted for several weeks . In the wake of Pelosi's announcement, the White House said nothing had changed. Republican senators are lost and adrift as the impeachment inquiry enters its second month, navigating the grave threat to President Trump largely in the dark, frustrated by the absence of a credible case to defend his conduct and anxious about the ...

Worldwide Ballpark boos a rarity for shielded president
Author: 0 Ballpark boos a rarity for shielded president

In fact, it's a bit more of the opposite, as DC may be filled with politicians and those that have served in the military, but it's also a very liberal city, similar to NY. When the boos began as Trump's image flashed on the ballpark's giant video screen, the president seemed momentarily taken aback. Donald Trump attends Game Five of the 2019 World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on October 27, 2019 in Washington , DC.

Worldwide Essex lorry deaths: driver is remanded in custody
Author: 0 Essex lorry deaths: driver is remanded in custody

British police have charged the driver of the truck, Maurice Robinson, with 39 counts of manslaughter and conspiracy to traffic people. Prosecutor Ogheneruona Iguyovwe described the conspiracy charges as "a global ring" involving "the movement of a large number of illegal immigrants into the UK".

Worldwide PM commends Trump on death of ISIS leader
Author: 0 PM commends Trump on death of ISIS leader

The news of Baghdadi's death could not have come at a better time for the president, who is facing an escalating impeachment inquiry in the House of Representatives and a growing divide among many Republicans over his decision to withdraw USA troops from Syria .

Worldwide John Kelly Declares President Trump
Author: 0 John Kelly Declares President Trump "Will Be Impeached"

U.S. President Donald Trump plans to make a "main assertion" on the White Home at 9 a.m. EST (1300 GMT) on Sunday, White Home spokesman Hogan Gidley mentioned gradual on Saturday. Since Kelly's departure, the Trump administration has motored along and now finds itself at impeachment junction. - Democratic lawmakers say former U.S.

Worldwide Trump impeachment: Schiff expects battle over key witness John Bolton
Author: 0 Trump impeachment: Schiff expects battle over key witness John Bolton

White House officials have tried, with some success, to block current and former government officials from testifying in the inquiry. Philip Reeker, the acting assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs, met with the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs, Intelligence and Oversight committees behind closed doors at the U.S.