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Ministers in abrupt U-turn over fire safety in schools

The Guardian 112 sources

Government goes back to drawing board after deciding that cost-cutting rules ‘would have been a disaster’ in light of Grenfell Tower disaster

Trump accuses Obama of inaction over Russia meddling claim

BBC / News 21 sources

The president says his predecessor "did nothing" despite knowing of meddling claims before the poll.

15 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China

SFGate / News 55 sources

BEIJING (AP) — Crews searching through the night in the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China found 15 bodies, but more than 110 more people remained missing.

'We are ready' Jeremy Corbyn uses Glastonbury speech to call for ANOTHER general election

Daily Express 69 sources

JEREMY Corbyn has yet again urged Theresa May to call another general election as he spoke to thousands of music fans at Glastonbury Festival.

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Senate health-care bill faces serious resistance from GOP moderates

Washington Post 60 sources

A small group of centrists, worried that Medicaid cuts would fray the social safety net, could prove pivotal.

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Trump just ended a long tradition of celebrating Ramadan at the White House

It appears the modern-day White House tradition of marking Ramadan with an iftar dinner or Eid celebration has come to an end.

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Trump just ended a long tradition of celebrating Ramadan at the White House

It appears the modern-day White House tradition of marking Ramadan with an iftar dinner or Eid celebration has come to an end.

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Texas mom left kids in hot car as punishment, officials say

ABC News / U.S. 55 sources

Authorities say a Texas woman told investigators that she left her 2-year-old daughter and 16-month-old son in a hot car where they died last month to teach the girl a lesson, and that they didn't lock themselves in, as she initially said

How the Health Care Bill Could Impact Consumers

TIME 60 sources

The proposed GOP plan would make fundamental changes to the Medicaid program

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NHL draft partially upstaged by torrent of trades

CBC.ca / Sports 118 sources

On Friday morning, each of the 31 general managers and their trusted hockey departments rose early for the big NHL draft weekend in Chicago. By the time the first day was over, there was still plenty to process after several big names…

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Trump Spy Chief Says U.S. Plans to Stop Leaks, ‘Punish ...

Bloomberg / News 52 sources

Russia “meddled” in last year’s presidential election as part of a decades-long effort to “undermine American democracy,” said CIA Director Mike ...

'Not all heroes wear capes' Jeremy Corbyn gets rockstar reception at Glastonbury Festival and stole the show on Pyramid Stage

Daily Record 69 sources

The Labour leader drew what looked to be the biggest crowd at the festival in years as he introduced politically-charged US act Run The Jewels with a rousing stage speech.

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UK tower blocks fail cladding fire tests

BBC 389 sources

Ministers say 15 council areas are affected, as residents are evacuated from four tower blocks in London.

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Saudis foil attack on Grand Mosque

CNN / World 178 sources

Saudi security forces on Friday prevented an imminent attack on the Grand Mosque in Mecca, the country's Interior Ministry said on state-run TV.

She's Huge and Homely: Meet the World's Ugliest Dog

NBC News / News 77 sources

At 3 years old and 125 pounds, Martha on Friday night pawed her way to the top at this year's 29th annual World's Ugliest Dog Contest in Petaluma, California.

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Qatar blockade exposes rifts in Trump administration's 'peculiar' foreign policy

US secretary of state Rex Tillerson meets with then-Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Nayef in May. Tillerson has warned the Gulf states to make their demands of Qatar 'reasonable and actionable'. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP. US foreign policy…

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China landslide leaves 120 missing in Sichuan

BBC / News 274 sources

Five bodies have been recovered so far as a frantic rescue operation continues in Sichuan province.

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Depp’s ‘assassin’ comments the latest in celebrity anger

ABC27.com / News 167 sources

NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Depp apologized Friday for joking about assassinating Donald Trump during an appearance at a large festival in Britai…

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Ruff justice: Neapolitan mastiff crowned World's Ugliest Dog 2017

The Guardian 77 sources

Martha, a 57 kilo gentle giant, was rescued when she was nearly blind, but after several surgeries can see again

Qatar handed stern list of 13 demands by Arab states

CNN / Money 279 sources

Four Arab states that have isolated Qatar have handed the country a list of 13 demands, including some that are likely to infuriate Doha and exacerbate the region's worst crisis in decades.

Saturday, Jun 24

All Blacks v Lions as it happened: New Zealand cruise to deserved win

Independent.ie 144 sources

All the talking has stopped and it's time for the action to kick off on the pitch. The Lions face the mighty All Blacks in the first test in Eden Park and you can follow it live here.

Republican Senator Vital to Health Bill’s Passage Won’t Support It

Senator Dean Heller of Nevada became the latest Republican to say he cannot support a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act in its current form.

'Grenfell changes everything' Thousands evacuated from tower with flammable cladding

Daily Express 288 sources

An entire high-rise estate in Camden, north London has been evacuated after fears the building had the same cladding that fuelled the Grenfell Tower fire.

Friday, Jun 23

Live: Theresa May says she wants to give certainty to EU nationals living in the UK

CNBC 197 sources

Our live blog is tracking reactions after Prime Minister Theresa May says she wants to give certainty to EU nationals.

Let the political jockeying begin as Republican senators deal on Obamacare repeal

Los Angeles Times 773 sources

Get ready for a drama-filled week of mock hand-wringing, political jockeying and backroom brinkmanship as the Senate GOP healthcare plan heads toward a hoped-for vote next week.

Sixers get their man, Markelle Fultz, with the No. 1 pick

Philly.com 425 sources

There was no suspense when the team began the NBA draft Thursday night. The 76ers traded up to make sure they got the point guard.

Grenfell Tower Investigators To Consider Manslaughter Charges

Huffington Post UK 293 sources

Police will consider manslaughter charges as part of the investigation into the Grenfell Tower blaze, which left at least 79 people dead.

Thursday, Jun 22

Grenfell fire: Combustible cladding found on at least three more tower blocks, government reveals - Politics live

The Guardian 297 sources

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen

Senate GOP unveils health care plan after weeks of secrecy

CBS News 925 sources

Senate Republicans unveiled a "discussion draft" of the bill Thursday. Mitch McConnell is aiming for vote on the bill before end of next week

Airport stabbing probed as act of terrorism

CBS News 645 sources

Amor Ftouhi, a Canadian national, has been charged in stabbing of officer in Flint, Michigan, FBI says

Trump says he didn't record meetings with Comey

CTV News 293 sources

U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday on Twitter that he 'did not make' and doesn't have any recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI Director James Comey.

Wednesday, Jun 21

Uber after Travis Kalanick

CNBC / World 444 sources

NY Times reporter Mike Isaac, who broke the news of Travis Kalanick's resignation as Uber CEO, explains what the company will look like without its leader.

Republicans hang on to House seat in key Georgia election

The Hill 374 sources

SANDY SPRINGS, GA - Republican Karen Handel is projected to win Georgia's special House election, dealing a major blow to Democrats who were hoping to score an early win against President Trump ahead of the 2018 midterms....

Duke of Edinburgh admitted to hospital with infection

BBC 174 sources

Prince Philip is treated for an infection from a pre-existing condition but is "in good spirits".

UPDATE 6-Saudi king empowers young reformer son in succession shake-up

Reuters 612 sources

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's King Salman made his son next in line to the throne on Wednesday, handing the 31-year-old sweeping powers as the kingdom seeks radical overhaul of its oil-dependent economy and faces mounting tensions with…

Tuesday, Jun 20

Brussels central station suicide bomber shot down

Daily Mail Online 501 sources

Belgian Rail says traffic has been halted at Brussels central station with local media reporting there was a small blast at the station

London attack: 'Aggressive' and 'strange' suspect vowed to 'do some damage'

One dead and 11 injured after van ploughs into Muslim worshippers in Finsbury Park in fourth UK attack in past three months

Senior Barclays bankers charged with fraud over credit crunch fundraising

The Guardian 166 sources

Bank, ex-CEO and three others accused of fraud, marking first time any senior bankers have faced charges over financial crisis

US student Otto Warmbier dies after 'torturous treatment' by North Korea

Daily Express 496 sources

OTTO Warmbier, an American student who was jailed in North Korea, has died after being returned from the hermit nation.