• Presumed Death Toll Nearly Doubles After London Fire
Presumed Death Toll Nearly Doubles After London Fire

Commander Stuart Cundy, a spokesman for London's Metropolitan Police, also cautioned there may have been people in the tower that police are not aware of, which would add to the death toll. She said that the government has begun distributing funds from a $6.4 emergency fund created to assist victims of the blaze, and housing officials are conductin...

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  • Trump attorney says president not under federal investigation
Trump attorney says president not under federal investigation

WASHINGTON , D.C.: One of Donald Trump's lawyers insisted Sunday that the president was not under criminal investigation as part of the sweeping probe into Russia's alleged meddling in American elections, despite the USA leader's tweets angrily calling the whole saga a "distraction".

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  • Renewable energy shift will continue despite U.S. withdrawal from Paris Agreement
Renewable energy shift will continue despite U.S. withdrawal from Paris Agreement

A US energy policy that does not reduce carbon emissions will ultimately harm people in our country and around the world, hurt the national economy, and diminish the worldwide standing of the U.S. the ones that really lead the way are going to be the most successful in this new economy". "This decision will hurt the USA and the planet". The other w...

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  • Never heard of NDA presidential candidate Kovind: Mamata
Never heard of NDA presidential candidate Kovind: Mamata

Mr Kovind's name was also seen as part of the BJP's gameplan for the crucial 2019 elections and a message to the Dalit community, that is both electorally significant and numerically dominant. The Election Commission of India had started the process of filing the nomination for the fourteenth President of India on June 14. It should have been som...

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  • French minister: Attack threat still very high
French minister: Attack threat still very high

The body was kept out of view under a tent, and later police were seen removing it, in a body bag on a stretcher. But French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb called it an "attempted attack" on security forces, and France's anti-terrorism prosecutor has opened an investigation.

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  • Turnbull schools plan on a knife edge
Turnbull schools plan on a knife edge

The Turnbull government could head off a crippling fight with the Catholics and a worsening internal split by agreeing to delay for one year its new school funding deal for the Catholic sector. The situation could be worse for them than under the current legislation. "We want genuine, needs-based funding for our schools so no matter where a child...

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  • Elon Musk Closer To LA Underground Tunnels After Promising Discussion With Mayor
Elon Musk Closer To LA Underground Tunnels After Promising Discussion With Mayor

Visionary investor tweeted about positive feedback from the Los Angeles Mayor for his high-speed transport tunnel project. In the snippet, Garcetti was talking about potential solutions to improve the abysmal traffic to the city's airport. He also added that on top of cars, the tunnels are going to host other modes of transport, throwing in that ge...

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  • US student freed by North Korea in a coma dies at 22
US student freed by North Korea in a coma dies at 22

He looked very uncomfortable - nearly anguished", they said. "He was at peace. He was home and we believe he could sense that ", the family's statement said. "The United States once again condemns the brutality of the North Korean regime as we mourn its latest victim", the presidential statement added. He excelled in academics, graduating from...

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  • United Kingdom doubles length of parliament session for Brexit
United Kingdom doubles length of parliament session for Brexit

Critics have pointed out cancelling next year's Queen's speech will also take away an opportunity for opposition MPs to vote against the government's programme - successfully doing so would topple the government and possibly precipitate another election.

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  • Amazon-Whole Foods Marriage Could Disrupt Grocery Business (NASDAQ:AMZN)
Amazon-Whole Foods Marriage Could Disrupt Grocery Business (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Experts tell Q13 News that Amazon's acquisition of Whole foods will make the high-end organic grocery store more affordable, lowering prices for groceries and prepared meals. While news of the Amazon-Whole Foods deal sent shudders through the supermarket industry and Wall Street, at least one local grocer says Amazon's purchase wouldn't r...

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  • NASA Selects Air Force Pilot as Astronaut Candidate
NASA Selects Air Force Pilot as Astronaut Candidate

NASA will announce a new class of astronaut candidates on Wednesday. Navy Lt. Kayla Barron of Richland, Washington , a submarine-warfare officer and nuclear engineer who was among the first class of women commissioned into the submarine service and now works at the U.S.

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  • Too hot to handle: Study shows Earth's killer heat worsens
Too hot to handle: Study shows Earth's killer heat worsens

A heat wave in Europe in 2003 killed more than 70,000 people . By 2100, for instance, NY is likely to experience around 50 days a year with combined temperature and humidity exceeding the threshold in which people have previously died, researchers said.

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  • Here are the 18 tech CEOs going to the White House today
Here are the 18 tech CEOs going to the White House today

President Trump called for a "sweeping transformation of the federal government's technology" at the meeting, which consisted of Apple CEO Tim Cook , Amazon's Jeff Bezos , Palantir CEO Alex Karp, and many more. "Silicon Valley's relationship with Trump is complicated". That agency's leader, David Shulkin, will travel to Arkansas this week, ...

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  • Jared Kushner's business dealings come under scrutiny in Russian Federation probe
Jared Kushner's business dealings come under scrutiny in Russian Federation probe

CBS News confirmed late last month that Kushner is under scrutiny in the probe into Russian election meddling . A spokesman for the office of the special counsel declined to comment, and so did a representative for the director of National Intelligence.

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  • Apple HomePod Speaker is $349 Take on Google Home and Amazon Echo
Apple HomePod Speaker is $349 Take on Google Home and Amazon Echo

The new Apple HomePod appears to be the technology company's own version of Amazon Echo and Google Home , with similar voice assistant features to Amazon's Alexa. " HomePod packs powerful speaker technology, Siri intelligence and wireless access to the entire Apple Music library into a handsome speaker that is less than 7 inches tall, c...

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  • Warriors stun Cavs; on doorstep of playoff perfection
Warriors stun Cavs; on doorstep of playoff perfection

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving each played almost the entire game, playing a combined 90 minutes. Durant, meanwhile, scored 14 points in the fourth quarter, including a 3-pointer with 45.3 seconds left for a 114-113 advantage. James has played his usual brilliant all-around game through the first two games. If not for their meltdown past year...

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  • White House says retains the right to self defense in Syria
White House says retains the right to self defense in Syria

The US said the downed Syrian plane had dropped bombs near fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces , a US-backed alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters battling to capture Raqqa from IS. "The attack stresses coordination between the US and ISIS, and it reveals the evil intentions of the US in administrating terrorism and investing it to pass...

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  • Energy chief: Carbon dioxide not prime driver of warming
Energy chief: Carbon dioxide not prime driver of warming

No, most likely the primary control knob is the ocean waters and this environment that we live in. Their paper, titled "Atmospheric CO2: Principal Control Knob Governing Earth's Temperature", apparently coined the phrase that CNBC and members of the Trump administration frequently use when discussing climate science, noted Gavin Schmidt, a co-aut...

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  • Sony continues to lock PS4 players out of cross-platform play
Sony continues to lock PS4 players out of cross-platform play

It will be missing from the Nintendo Switch version, likely due to the console inability to run the Frostbite engine. And while we loved seeing the full reveal of Battlefront 2's multiplayer, as well as the super-intriguing A Way Out, it was Bioware that surprised us the most with its new game, Anthem .

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  • Apple Adds $99 Yearly Subscription Option to Apple Music
Apple Adds $99 Yearly Subscription Option to Apple Music

It's unclear whether Apple will offer a similar option for families to save a little dough, but if anyone from Apple is reading this, I certainly would appreciate that. Finally, tap on the Subscriptions button and you can access your Apple Music membership settings. Enter your password when prompted and choose " View Apple ID ".

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  • SpaceX Delays Rocket Launch, Eyes Potential Spaceflight 'Doubleheader'
SpaceX Delays Rocket Launch, Eyes Potential Spaceflight 'Doubleheader'

First possible launch date was set on Friday 23rd June with lasting 2 hours window starting at 18:10 UTC. Each launch will contribute to replacing the world's largest commercial satellite network and the only network that covers 100 percent of the earth.

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  • Armed police near Scottish mosques after London attack
Armed police near Scottish mosques after London attack

Later on Monday police insisted that, internally at least, the Finsbury Park incident was treated as a terror attack at 12:29 a.m., a few minutes after officers arrived on the scene. "A group of worshippers were crowding round to help him when the van drove at them and ran over the old man". "Mohammed was the hero of the day, he was the one w...

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  • Postal Service's eclipse stamp goes on sale Tuesday
Postal Service's eclipse stamp goes on sale Tuesday

Tens of millions of people in the United States hope to view this rare event, which has not been seen on the US mainland since 1979. Initially, the stamps bear an image of the solar eclipse - what appears as just a dark circle atop a background of white swirls, the sun's outer atmosphere.

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  • Champions Trophy: Virat Kohli backs Hardik Pandya's reaction after dismissal in final
Champions Trophy: Virat Kohli backs Hardik Pandya's reaction after dismissal in final

The margin of victory - by a massive 180 runs with just under 20 overs to spare - was as emphatic as it was surprising for a team who tested the skin on their teeth and the seats of their trousers to the limits to get over the line. India were the lopsided 4-9 favourites by English bookmakers to win a record third Trophy in a record fourth final...

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  • Here are some more OnePlus 5 camera samples
Here are some more OnePlus 5 camera samples

The OnePlus handsets have always been cheap compared to other flagships, which contributed to the boost in its popularity worldwide. In the new advertisement, we see Amitabh Bachchan unboxing the OnePlus 5 and was quite astonished by seeing the flagship phone .

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  • Attorney: Trump not under investigation
Attorney: Trump not under investigation

Although the White House initially said Rosenstein's memo led Trump to fire Comey, the president later said in a television interview that he did so because of the Russian Federation investigation . Jared Kushner has been represented on business matters and other issues by Jamie Gorelick. "Brian, we're friends, and I'm not going to discuss leg...

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  • Ancient DNA reveals role of Near East and Egypt in cat domestication
Ancient DNA reveals role of Near East and Egypt in cat domestication

Cats were domesticated by the first farmers some 10,000 years ago. Scientists extracted DNA from the bones, teeth, hair and skin of more than 200 long-dead animals found at sites in the Near East, Africa and Europe. "If rodents destroy all that, it's a disaster". Their analysis, published June 19 in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution, s...

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  • Trump welcomes president of Panama to White House
Trump welcomes president of Panama to White House

The president and first lady returned to the White House on Sunday after spending just one night at Camp David, the government-owned retreat in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains. The U.S. oversaw the canal's operations until the end of 1999, when it turned over control to Panama. USA officials have pointed to the need for greater stability in Latin A...

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  • Cameroon vs Chile 18 June 2017: Confederation Cup Preview and Predictions
Cameroon vs Chile 18 June 2017: Confederation Cup Preview and Predictions

Late goals from Arturo Vidal and Eduardo Vargas saw Chile open their Confederations Cup campaign with a 2-0 win over Cameroon - but it is unlikely to spare Federation Internationale de Football Association having to answer some hard questions about the video assistant referee (VAR) system.

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  • Cheap Solar Power Could Gut the Global Coal Industry by 2040
Cheap Solar Power Could Gut the Global Coal Industry by 2040

The ten percent figure is encouraging, but the peak this time of year is somewhat expected. The agency expects wind and solar will represent a similar amount in their April report as well before decreasing a bit during the summer and increasing again in autumn.

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  • SpiceJet, Boeing Sign MoU For 40 737 MAX Planes
SpiceJet, Boeing Sign MoU For 40 737 MAX Planes

Nonetheless, most likely to get attention are Boeing's latest 787 model, the 787-10, and Airbus' answer to it, the A350-1000, the latest version of the long-delayed Airbus wide-body plane. The CEO of Boeing's commercial planes operations, Kevin McAllister , said Monday that the 737 Max-10 will offer customers more flexibility and seating s...

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  • NASA telescope finds 10 more planets that could have life
NASA telescope finds 10 more planets that could have life

Of particular note in this newest batch is KOI-7711, which could be a close cousin to Earth based on its size and distance to its sun-like star. The limits of the K2 mission mean scientists have to go about their searches more methodically.

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  • IPhone 8 may have a bezel less display, leaks spotted
IPhone 8 may have a bezel less display, leaks spotted

In a similar vein, we've also seen a number of iPhone 8 screen protector leaks which purport to be based on Apple's final iPhone 8 design. The front panel images showed a weird cut-out at the top of the phone and a new listing on accessory website MobileFun for an "Olixar iPhone 8 Full Cover Tempered Glass Screen Protector " appears to back th...

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  • London fire deadliest in United Kingdom since 20th century
London fire deadliest in United Kingdom since 20th century

The group said: "In our meeting at Downing Street, we explained to the Prime Minister the anger of all residents towards the management of the estate over a long period of time , paving the way to this tragedy". In a report, BBC said the number could be around 70 people in total. She said the Government would offer resources beyond the £5m alr...

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  • Prince Harry Reportedly Just Gave Meghan Markle a Ring
Prince Harry Reportedly Just Gave Meghan Markle a Ring

The Suits actress, who's been dating the royal since October of past year, passed the friends and family test when she attended Pippa Middleton's wedding in May. Prince Harry has bought Meghan Markle a gold band - but sadly for the actress and Royal watchers, it is meant for her thumb rather than her wedding finger.

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