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‘Reasonable grounds’ to suspect Grenfell tower fire was corporate manslaughter – London police

2 hours 59 min ago

Preview Police investigating London’s Grenfell Tower disaster, in which 80 people were killed in rapidly spreading fire, have sent a letter to survivors and families of victims saying there are “reasonable grounds” to suspect it was a case of corporate manslaughter.

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9yo boy faces charges after Amazon Echo records him during break-in

4 hours 27 min ago

Preview A nine-year-old Massachusetts boy has been charged with breaking and entering into his neighbor’s home after the Amazon Echo virtual assistant he stole recorded him.
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'Time running out' to solve North Korea crisis – US Army chief of staff

4 hours 30 min ago

Preview North Korea’s growing missile capability is “the single most dangerous threat” to international order today, and time is running out for diplomatic solutions, the US Army chief of staff said, adding that war in the peninsula would be “horrific.”
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Another brick in the wall: Congress approves funding for Trump’s Mexico barrier

4 hours 33 min ago

Preview The House of Representatives has voted to spend $1.6 billion on building new and fortifying existing fencing on the US border with Mexico. The expense was tucked into the $788 billion spending bill for the next budget year.
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Senate sends new Russia sanctions bill to Trump’s desk

4 hours 36 min ago

Preview The US Senate has approved further sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, and now the bipartisan bill goes to President Donald Trump’s desk, where it may be vetoed or signed into law. The vote was 98 to 2.

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Italy gets OK from Tripoli to deploy boats to combat human traffickers from Libya

4 hours 38 min ago

Preview The Italian government has been officially invited by the UN-recognized government in Tripoli to assist in anti-human trafficking operations designed to help stem the flow of migrants across the Mediterranean in an unprecedented move.

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Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile targeting Mecca - coalition

27 July, 2017 - 23:27

Preview Saudi Arabian armed forces have successfully intercepted a missile launched by Yemeni Houthi rebels that was targeting the city of Mecca, considered one of the holiest places in Islam, the Saudi coalition said in a statement.
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‘We want to stop cyber warfare, now we have to convince US & NATO’ - top Kremlin advisor

27 July, 2017 - 23:07

Preview Russia wants to “prevent the militarization of cyber space” and create international rules that could prevent a new digital arms race, one of Vladimir Putin’s top communications tech advisors has said.
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Trump Jr.'s Russian meeting was about lifting sanctions, key witness Browder tells Senate

27 July, 2017 - 22:58

Preview The controversial meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya was about lifting the US sanctions against Moscow, key witness and Magnitsky Act lobbyist William Browder told the Senate Judiciary Committee.
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‘Extragalactic immigrants’: We’re all made from far-away star dust, scientists say

27 July, 2017 - 22:56

Preview Astronomers studying the galaxy formation have theorised that up to half of all matter that makes up our Milky Way came from far flung regions of space - meaning that us and everything around us are extragalactic immigrants.

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Revolution in Islam? Feminist Muslim to open liberal mosque in UK

27 July, 2017 - 22:48

Preview The Muslim feminist behind Berlin’s first liberal mosque is scouting locations for a liberal mosque in the UK in what she describes as part of a revolution in Islam.

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Controversial new medical advice on antibiotics contradicts over 3 decades of research

27 July, 2017 - 22:26

Preview A controversial new paper that challenges the conventional wisdom on antibiotics and blames current practices with drugs for the rise of superbugs has generated significant backlash within the medical community.

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Putin signs deal allowing Russian Air Force to stay in Syria for almost half a century

27 July, 2017 - 21:45

Preview Russian President Vladimir Putin has endorsed a bill ratifying a protocol to the 2015 agreement between Moscow and Damascus regulating the deployment of the Russian Air Force in Syria for 49 years.

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Twitter stock tumbles amid crackdown on 'trolls', as 2 million users leave

27 July, 2017 - 21:43

Preview Twitter said it failed to add any new monthly active users globally during its second quarter. Its user base declined to 68 million, from 70 million in the first quarter of 2017.
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Military transgender ban not official yet - US Joint Chiefs chairman

27 July, 2017 - 21:07

Preview The Pentagon has not yet received official orders from the White House on implementing a ban on transgender service members, said General Joseph Dunford (USMC), chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and President Donald Trump’s chief military adviser.
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No arachnophobia: News reader doesn't flinch as spider crawls on her arm (VIDEO)

27 July, 2017 - 20:39

Preview A newsreader on a local Texas TV channel has been praised for her professionalism after continuing her broadcast unabated while a spider creeped down her arm.

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15mn Americans would opt out of Obamacare if they could – CBO

27 July, 2017 - 20:24

Preview By next year, 15 million people would opt out of the Affordable Care Act, widely known as Obamacare, if one of its key provisions – individual mandate – were repealed today, shows an estimate by the Congressional Budget Office.
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US legally bound to stop assistance to Iraqi troops committing atrocities in Mosul – HRW

27 July, 2017 - 20:15

Preview US law requires that the DoD stops all support for the Iraqi Army’s 16th Division, a unit involved in numerous acts of extrajudicial killings and other atrocities in Mosul, Human Rights Watch said.
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‘Alien’ toddler skeleton with deformed skull unearthed in Crimea (PHOTOS)

27 July, 2017 - 19:58

Preview The burial place of a 1.5-year-old boy with a deformed elongated skull was unearthed by archaeologists in Crimea. The scientists immediately dubbed the finding an ‘alien’ due to the unusual structure of the skull.
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Clashes break out at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque as security measures lifted (VIDEOS)

27 July, 2017 - 19:35

Preview Over 100 people were injured as clashes broke out at the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem on Thursday after Palestinians were allowed to freely enter the Temple Mount compound for the first time in weeks.

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