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No guarantee NZ won't see similar disaster to London's Grenfell Tower fire

Police are considering filing manslaughter charges related to the fire at a west London apartment tower that killed at least 79 people. "Two great London clubs will come together to play at the ...

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Making a Murderer Inmate Scores a Legal Victory

Making a Murderer Inmate Scores a Legal Victory

Approximately two years after his release, Avery and his nephew, Dassey, were arrested and convicted of Halbach's murder - her charred remains were found by police in the Avery family salvage yard. Ro...

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Al Shaqab's Qemah wins at Royal Ascot

Al Shaqab's Qemah wins at Royal Ascot

He's just an incredible horse - pace , courage, speed - he has everything". Jack Hobbs , the 2-1 favourite, looked to be in contention but faded to finish last. Kate Middleton , 35, wore an extrem...

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Five missing after Grenfell Tower fire found 'safe and well'

Five missing after Grenfell Tower fire found 'safe and well'

Britain held a moment of silence for the victims on Monday, with emergency service workers bowing their heads in respect. Khan described the fire as a "preventable accident that didn't need to h...

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Grenfell Tower relief effort has been effective, insists council leader

He said there may have been people inside the building that they did not know were there, but there also could be people who were reported missing and managed to escape. They say their concerns were i...

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Miley Cyrus Declares Herself 'Genderless' & 'Ageless'!

Miley Cyrus Declares Herself 'Genderless' & 'Ageless'!

Miley Cyrus considers herself "genderless" and "ageless" as she doesn't want to be tied down to any labels. Hopefully this will become the new normal too - I'm weird because I feel very genderless. '...

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Emmy-winning TV journalist Gabe Pressman dies at 93

Emmy-winning TV journalist Gabe Pressman dies at 93

Pressman leaves behind his wife, Vera Elisabeth Olsen, whom he met while covering the Columbus Day Parade in New York City in 1967 , and their son Michael, as well as three children from his first ma...

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Queen unveils govt agenda in scaled-down Parliament opening

She described the support on the ground after the Grenfell Tower blaze as "not good enough", and said that it failed to help people when they need it the most. "The formality is that you can not put...

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Alexis Bledel returns for Handmaid's Tale season 2 as series regular

Alexis Bledel returns for Handmaid's Tale season 2 as series regular

Playing Ofglen is a dramatic change of pace for fans who know Bledel best for her breakthrough role as Rory Gilmore in the WB/CW series " Gilmore Girls ". And since the show has veered away from the b...

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Republican wins Georgia election, blow to anti-Trump effort

Republican wins Georgia election, blow to anti-Trump effort

The result comes as relief for Republicans, who had grown concerned about whether their party, buffeted by the scandals that have plagued the Republican President, could hold the seat in Georgia's s...

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Black bear kills Alaska teen during mountain race

An Alaska State Trooper investigating that death was later approached by a black bear he took to be eyeing him as potentional prey. "You can't predict which bear will be predatory". The mine is ...

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JK Rowling shocks fans with announcement that there are two Harry Potters

JK Rowling shocks fans with announcement that there are two Harry Potters

Rowling's revelation come as a shock to many fans of the beloved Harry Potter series. J.K. Rowling just released a new detail that could shake up the entire " Harry Potter " universe. [He] caus...

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Trump admits he has no tapes of Comey meetings

Trump admits he has no tapes of Comey meetings

Comey was leading the investigation into allegations Russian Federation tried to sway the election toward Trump and the possibility Trump associates colluded with Moscow when the president fired him o...

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Final Advisory Issued On Cindy! More Rain in the Forecast

Final Advisory Issued On Cindy! More Rain in the Forecast

In Knoxville, the power-generating Tennessee Valley Authority, said it was drawing down water levels on nine lakes it controls along the Tennessee River and its tributaries in Tennessee, Alabama and...

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Wondering about Tropical Storm Cindy's impact on North Texas?

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for parts of the region in anticipation of the arrival of the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy . The weather service got a report that ...

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Trump publicly doubting that Russia meddled in election

Trump publicly doubting that Russia meddled in election

Senators said the Homeland Security Department should reveal which state election systems were targeted by hackers as Jeanette Manfra, the department's undersecretary for cybersecurity, demurred. - ...

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Zola the breakdancing Gorilla makes waves at USA zoo

Zola the breakdancing Gorilla makes waves at USA zoo

Zola , who's no amateur at reaching social media fame, was captured Tuesday afternoon splashing around during a swimming pool enrichment session. When Zola was younger there was another viral vi...

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North Korea denies torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier

North Korea on Friday accused the U.S. of waging a "smear campaign" over the death of a student who was sent back home in a coma, denying he was tortured or abused. His death has heightened tensions...

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Geely acquires Proton stake and all of Lotus

Geely acquires Proton stake and all of Lotus

DRB Hicom today signed the definitive agreement with Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely) to sell 49.9 per cent of Proton Holdings Bhd's equity to the Chinese conglomerate. "The acquisition is by n...

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Hanlon Investment Management Inc. Has $4.61 Million Position in Staples, Inc. (SPLS)

Hanlon Investment Management Inc. Has $4.61 Million Position in Staples, Inc. (SPLS)

Northwest Counselors Ltd Liability accumulated 30,765 shares or 0.14% of the stock. Clinton Group Inc. owned about 0.09% of Staples worth $5,022,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. During the same q...

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