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A young person looks out from inside the Dorney block, part of the Chalcots Estate in the borough of Camden, north London , Saturday June 24, 2017, after the local council evacuated some 650 homes overnight. "These kids have school here and they want to put us somewhere", another resident said. Residents complained of first hearing about the evacuation from the media and getting very short notice to leave from city officials going door-to-door.
  • United States jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria

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    Syria condemned what it called a "flagrant attack" that would have "dangerous repercussions". The many parties fighting in Syria have as many interests to advance, but they should realise that the Syrian conflict can not be settled through a military solution if stability is to last.
  • Chants against Saudi Arabia as Iran marks Jerusalem Day

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    Parliament speaker Ali Larijani was set to address the crowds before midday prayers. Iran's ballistic missile program has been the subject of persistent concern in Washington and the target of repeated U.S. In comments ahead of the rallies, Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said the rallies were meant to "fight arrogance and global hegemons" likely hinting at recent tensions with Sunni Gulf states.
  • American Horror Story season 7 adds Arrow's Colton Haynes

    American Horror Story season 7 adds Arrow's Colton Haynes

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    Other new cast members include Leslie Grossman and Billy Eichner , making for one eclectic and standout cast. According to The Hollywood Reporter , Hillary Clinton and President Donald Trump will not be official characters but the season picks up the day after election night.
  • Yoga connecting world, says Modi as millions stretch and bend

    Yoga connecting world, says Modi as millions stretch and bend

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    The participants, who had to attend the PM's yoga day programme had to reach the venue in the early hours and it rained heavily between 4 to 4.30 AM with high speed winds also blowing, the official said. In this capital, thousands of people gathered to perform several asanas or postures, push-ups and stretches in various places such as downtown Connaught Place, Lodhi Garden, Talkatora Garden and Nehru Park.
  • London council evacuates residents amid fire safety concerns

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    She said: "They've had the fire brigade here all day, Camden Council, police.why have they left it til 8.30 at night to start get residents out". The council had already announced it would immediately begin preparing to remove cladding from five towers on the estate discovered in checks following the fire in north Kensington which killed at least 79 people .
  • United States coalition in first downing of Syrian army plane

    United States coalition in first downing of Syrian army plane

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    The F-15 intercepted the drone and shot it down after the unmanned aircraft failed to divert its course, the statement added. CNN has learned new details of Sunday's rare air-to-air encounter between a Syrian Su-22 fighter and two US Navy F/A-18E Super Hornets in the skies over Syria , the first time a US warplane has downed a manned aircraft since 1999.
  • Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

    Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

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    Using congressional testimony from former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson , who served during the Obama administration , Trump argued there is no evidence that his presidential campaign colluded with Russian Federation . election would be detected". Manfra said that all "system owners" in those states had been contacted about the incidents, but that may not invlude state election officials.
  • Congressional Investigators Seek Tapes, Notes On Trump-Comey Conversations

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    Richman has been in touch with Senate judiciary through special counsel Bob Mueller's office, and that there will be movement after the weekend, a source was quoted as saying. Reps. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, and Adam Schiff , D-Calif., quickly announced they had written to Donald McGahn, the White House counsel, requesting that any recordings or memos about Trump's conversations with Comey be furnished to the intelligence committee within two weeks.
  • IS Destroys Iconic Al-Nuri Mosque In Mosul

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    Air Force Colonel John Dorrian told Reuters by phone. But the Iraqi military said the explosion happened as their elite units got to within 50 metres of the mosque as they battled through Mosul's Old City. The U.S. -led coalition is providing air and ground support to the Mosul offensive that started on October 17. The forces had encircled on Tuesday the group's stronghold in the Old City, the last district under their control in Mosul .
  • Kushner arrives to try for Israeli-Palestinian breakthrough

    Kushner arrives to try for Israeli-Palestinian breakthrough

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    According to the White House official, Trump strongly believed that peace would be possible and its a top priority for him to achieve the last peace agreement between Israelis and Palestinians. Mladenov was delivering the second report on implementation of the resolution adopted by the council in December condemning Israeli settlements as a "flagrant violation" of worldwide law.
  • France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win

    France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win

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    The Socialist Party, which dominated the outgoing Assembly, was flattened by the unpopularity of former President Francois Hollande. Record low voter turnout suggested France's new leader, the youngest since Napoleon, would need to proceed cautiously with reforms in a country where trade unions and street protests have in the past forced new legislation to be diluted.
  • UN says world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050

    UN says world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050

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    The 2017 Revision of World Population Prospects is the 25th round of official United Nations population estimates and projections. "The population in Africa is notable for its rapid rate of growth, and it is anticipated that over half of global population growth between now and 2050 will take place in that region", he said.
  • Prodigy, half of rap duo Mobb Deep, dead at 42

    Prodigy, half of rap duo Mobb Deep, dead at 42

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    Prodigy's publicist said that "the exact cause of death has not been determined", but that the rapper had "battled the disease (sickle cell) since birth", TMZ reported . The initial news of the rapper's passing broke when Nas posted a photo of him on Instagram with a caption that read "QB RIP King P". West Coast rivalry of the era and were dissed by Tupac on several tracks - some of which mocked Prodigy's sickle-cell anemia.
  • Syria notified of missile operation, Iran says

    Syria notified of missile operation, Iran says

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    General Ramazan Sharif of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) warned ISIS from carrying out future attacks because "if they carry out a specific action to violate our security, definitely there will be more launches, with intensified strength".
  • Sean Spicer is interviewing his own replacement

    Sean Spicer is interviewing his own replacement

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    The senior White House official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said discussions about the communications department have been going on for some time. Spicer was attempting to condemn Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for using chemical weapons, and tried to clarify that he understood Hitler had brought Jews "into the Holocaust centers".
  • No plan to sack Russian Federation probe head Mueller: US justice official

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    Terminating Mueller would be the second time Trump has fired a senior law enforcement official investigating the Russian Federation issue - the first being Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey - and would run the risk of sending an even more unambiguous signal the president is axing everyone closing in on a truth he would like to keep secret.
  • McCartney, Rowling Promoted in the Queen's Birthday Honors

    McCartney, Rowling Promoted in the Queen's Birthday Honors

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    However, it is not just celebrities the list recognises. And Tony Gearing, who founded the Young People of the Year or "YOPEY" awards in 2005, has also been made an MBE. Pamela Berry was also given a British Empire Medal for services to the community in Delph. Singer Ed Sheeran received an MBE. Television presenter Gloria Hunniford , who lost her daughter Caron Keating to cancer, gets an OBE for services to cancer charities through breast screening services and cancer support.
  • J&K: Dead bodies of 3 terrorists including LeT commander, weapons recovered

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    Pakistan-based Lashker-e-Taiba has claimed responsibility for the attack, police said, adding it seems they wanted to take revenge of the Arwani encounter in which their local commander Junaid Mattoo is believed to have died. Two civilians were also injured in the attack. In another incident , two car-borne persons were shot at and injured when Army allegedly opened fire on their vehicle at a checkpoint in north Kashmir's Bandipora area.
  • North Korea says it has tested new anti-ship missile

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    The projectiles were fired from the North Korean eastern coastal town of Wonsan and likely flew about 200 kilometers (about 125 miles) while reaching a maximum altitude of about 2 kilometers (1.2 miles), South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said .
  • Admin revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents

    Admin revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents

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    Kelly said in a statement on Thursday he was rescinding the initiative, known as DAPA , because "there is no credible path forward to litigate the now enjoined policy". The decision to continue the DACA program , which impacts about 800,000 people in the United States , came as the administration formally ended Mr.
  • Woman who stormed stage during 'Julius Caesar' is arrested

    Woman who stormed stage during 'Julius Caesar' is arrested

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    She can be heard yelling, "This is violence against the right". At the same time as Loomer jumped on the stage, a second protester stood up in the audience to loudly criticize the production and audience. From Kathy Griffin's grotesque photo shoot with what looked like the blood-soaked, decapitated head of President Donald Trump , to Madonna's speech in Washington saying she had "thought an bad lot about blowing up the White House", the left has abandoned democratic norms and embraced ...
  • Over 100000 civilians trapped behind Islamic State lines in Mosul

    Over 100000 civilians trapped behind Islamic State lines in Mosul

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    The 39 people from Punjab now trapped in Iraq's war-torn Mosul are presumed to be alive, said the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), as the Indian government has received no information to the contrary. More than half a million people have been displaced from west Mosul since the campaign began to defeat the ISIS group there, following the liberation of the eastern half in January.