• Save a life on World Blood Donor Day
Save a life on World Blood Donor Day

The event is one of the eight official global public health campaigns marketed by World Health Organisation (WHO) along with World Health Day, World Tuberculosis Day, World Immunization Week, World Malaria Day, World No Tobacco Day, World Hepatitis Day and World AIDS Day.

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  • Trump questions Hillary Clinton's link with Russian Federation in series of tweets
Trump questions Hillary Clinton's link with Russian Federation in series of tweets

The Washington Post reported Wednesday evening that special counsel Robert Mueller , who is leading the investigation into the role Russian Federation played in the 2016 election, is also investigating Trump for attempted obstruction of justice.

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  • London fire could delay Theresa May-DUP deal
London fire could delay Theresa May-DUP deal

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said the government should put economic growth at the heart of its Brexit strategy, while some senior ministers have pushed for less focus on immigration and more on jobs. May backed the "remain" side ahead of last year's historic referendum over Britain's membership to the EU. "This new arrangem...

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  • 30 people taken to London hospitals after fire
30 people taken to London hospitals after fire

The cause of the fire, which left the tower block a charred, smoking shell, was not immediately known. Residents claimed the fire spread on the exterior of the tower, which had been covered in cladding in a major refurbishment completed previous year.

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  • HRW criticize Federation Internationale de Football Association over Russia World Cup sites
HRW criticize Federation Internationale de Football Association over Russia World Cup sites

HRW also claimed FIFA's promise to make human rights "a centrepiece" of its operations has not been met, but world football's governing body insists it is working hard to "identify and address issues related to human and labour rights". "Transparency is the key to any serious human rights protection". Russia's World Cup organising committee w...

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  • House Majority Whip Reportedly Shot
House Majority Whip Reportedly Shot

Speaker Ryan identified the wounded Capitol Police officers as David Bailey and Crystal Griner. "Congressman Scalise is a friend", Trump said at a news conference at the White House, appealing for national unity. Rep. Mo Brooks described his eyewitness account of the multiple shooting Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice in Virginia. ...

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  • Network Newscasts Head to DC Area in Response to Shooting
Network Newscasts Head to DC Area in Response to Shooting

Brooks's family is now speaking out and they're thankful their dad wasn't hurt, thankful Capital police acted so fast, and thankful he's quick on his feet when it comes to helping people. Federal Bureau of Investigation are on the scene because of proximity to the White House. Republican Congresswoman Susan Brooks acknowledges she's "shook up" by...

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  • Congressman shot at baseball practice is avid sports fan
Congressman shot at baseball practice is avid sports fan

Jeff Flake told reporters on the scene. Multiple Democratic representatives said during a members-only security briefing that they had received calls after the shooting saying, "You guys are next", California Rep. "Prior to entering surgery, the Whip was in good spirits and spoke to his wife by phone", Scalise's office said in a statement. The ...

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  • Video shows moments shots fired at Congressional baseball practice
Video shows moments shots fired at Congressional baseball practice

The Capitol Hill police, Wenstrup said , would not have been there had Scalise not been a member of the House leadership. He was transported to MedStar Washington Hospital Center, where he is now undergoing surgery. It provided no further details about him. Rep. Roger Williams , R-Texas, said staffer Zach Barth was among the wounded a...

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  • Sessions calls allegations of collusion with Russian Federation appalling
Sessions calls allegations of collusion with Russian Federation appalling

This will be the first time Sessions has testified in Congress since he recused himself from the Justice Department's probe into Russian meddling in last year's election and the firing of FBI Director James Comey . Today, Sessions said that he thought it was inappropriate that Comey decided not to prosecute her. Sessions responded: ...

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  • May to form new government after losing parliamentary majority
May to form new government after losing parliamentary majority

With all but one of 650 seats declared, the centre-right party had the most votes and the most seats but lost its majority in the House of Commons. "Labour voters have been saying to us they have been let down by Labour". But despite jubilation among Mr Corbyn's supporters at bloodying Mrs May' s nose, Labour MP Chris Leslie said the party ...

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  • Ron DeSantis describes 'strange encounter' with man before congressional baseball shooting
Ron DeSantis describes 'strange encounter' with man before congressional baseball shooting

I was trying to point the guy out to them. The Wednesday shooting is the first attack on a member of Congress since 2011, when former U.S. Rep. "He said, 'K, thanks.' There was nothing earth-shattering about it". The email threat landed in a congressional inbox on Wednesday, just hours after a gunman opened fire at Republican lawmakers running ...

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  • Judicial Watch: Special Counsel Mueller Might Have to Go
Judicial Watch: Special Counsel Mueller Might Have to Go

Senators on Tuesday questioned both Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on how the inquiry is being handled. The interviews suggest Mueller sees the attempted obstruction of justice question as more than just a "he said, he said" dispute between the president and the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation ...

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  • Congressman Scalise in critical condition following surgery, hospital says
Congressman Scalise in critical condition following surgery, hospital says

Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn.is seen near the scene of a shooting in Alexandria, Va ., Wednesday, June 14, 2017 , where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the suspect had died after exchanging gunfire with law enforcement. However, it's "too early to tell" if Republican members of congres...

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  • White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on
White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

Mueller was appointed to investigate whether Trump or his associates had links to Russian hackers, and Trump lacks the direct authority to dismiss him. In fact, the chain of command for the special counsel is only directly to the Attorney General or in this case the Acting Attorney General. The "massacre" resulted in an avalanche of anti-N...

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  • London Firefighters Battling Massive High-Rise Blaze
London Firefighters Battling Massive High-Rise Blaze

She added: "In my ward, we have three tower blocks and all of them have had fires recently". Another witness said a family friend was "stuck on the eighth floor with her 5-year-old daughter" until 5 a.m., nearly four hours after the fire broke out.

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  • Who could fire special counsel Robert Mueller
Who could fire special counsel Robert Mueller

Unusual security update for Windows XP MORE , National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael Rogers and former NSA Deputy Director Richard Ledgett have agreed to be interviewed as part of Mueller's probe, according to The Post . That changed following Comey's firing, sources told The Post . Though the DNI did not deny those reports, he told t...

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  • At US Senate hearing, Jeff Sessions denies meeting with Russian officials
At US Senate hearing, Jeff Sessions denies meeting with Russian officials

Sessions said during questioning by senators that allegations of Trump-Russia collusion outlined in a private intelligence dossier produced by a former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele were false. Sessions asserted that was not able to remember much of the details of his conversations or communications on the subject of Russ...

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  • Sessions: DOJ regulations mandated my recusal from Trump-Russia probe
Sessions: DOJ regulations mandated my recusal from Trump-Russia probe

Sessions called it an "appalling and detestable lie" to suggest he colluded with Russian Federation to influence the 2016 election. "You're not answering even though the president hasn't claimed executive privilege and you haven't claimed executive privilege".

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  • Macron's party wins first round of French legislative vote with 28.21%
Macron's party wins first round of French legislative vote with 28.21%

But turnout was sharply down, at 48.7% compared with 57.2% in the first round in 2012, which analysts say reflected a sense of resignation among Mr Macron's opponents. The first secretary of the Socialist party, Jean-Christophe Cambadelis, said the record low participation is a sign of "huge democratic fatigue".

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  • Hostages held, 14 killed in attack at Somalia restaurant
Hostages held, 14 killed in attack at Somalia restaurant

Police officer Mohamed Hussein said there was confusion over whether gunmen had fought their way inside after the blast and whether a hostage situation was underway. The group said that the hotel was a night club. "The operation goes on", Abdiasis Abu Musab, the group's military spokesman said. The operation took place about 185 miles southwest...

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  • Trump administration asks for more time to file travel ban briefs
Trump administration asks for more time to file travel ban briefs

The latest version of the ban - which Trump signed after revoking an order that banned residents of seven Muslim-majority countries - describes conditions in the countries affected and says that more than 300 people who entered the country as refugees were the subject of active counterterrorism investigations.

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  • Rifle-wielding gunman wounds lawmaker, then killed by police
Rifle-wielding gunman wounds lawmaker, then killed by police

The 66-year-old gunman was identified as James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, an ardent supporter of liberal Senator Bernie Sanders - who said he was "sickened" by what he called a "despicable act". "I was standing in line to get my picture taken for my voting card, and someone comes up to me and said, 'Can you throw?' " Rep. Mike Doyle...

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  • Tory and DUP deal must be opposed, says Gerry Adams
Tory and DUP deal must be opposed, says Gerry Adams

Anti-Conservative Party and anti-Democratic Unionist Party demonstrators gathering in Parliament Square in London last week. "It is clear that our country faces some of the greatest challenges of our time ", she said. When asked about the Daily Telegraph article, Michael Gove, a minister who campaigned for Brexit, told ITV: "This is news to ...

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  • Boris Johnson denies plot to topple tottering Theresa May
Boris Johnson denies plot to topple tottering Theresa May

May will face the tall task of first fending off challenges to her own leadership and then attempting to negotiate a satisfactory Brexit with a razor-thin majority . Mrs May called the snap election in order to secure a clear mandate for her vision of Brexit. Jean-Claude Juncker, head of the European Commission, said he wanted discussions to pr...

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  • 27-story tower engulfed in London; officials fear collapse
27-story tower engulfed in London; officials fear collapse

Rydon landed an £8.6m contract to "upgrade" the Grenfell Tower, including adding the external cladding that is being investigated as a potential factor in the fire's rapid spread. Dozens of people have gathered for a vigil in the shadow of the Grenfell Tower. Yet as social housing tenants who complain about repairs will know only too well, it is li...

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  • At hearing, attorney general denies improper Russia contacts
At hearing, attorney general denies improper Russia contacts

Sessions was also evasive about his interactions with Comey, who reported directly to him while he was Federal Bureau of Investigation director. He says he is confident that Comey understood and would abide by the Justice Departments rules on communications with the White House about ongoing investigations.

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  • Senate Questions Jeff Sessions About Contacts With Russian Officials
Senate Questions Jeff Sessions About Contacts With Russian Officials

Presumably under pressure to protect the president without perjuring himself, Attorney General Jeff Sessions found new and creative ways to deflect hours of probing questions by the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, most of which amounted to a variation on a familiar theme: " I don't recall ".

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  • Children tossed out of windows in London high-rise blaze
Children tossed out of windows in London high-rise blaze

A deadly night-time fire raced through a 24-story apartment tower in London early Wednesday, killing at least six people and injuring dozens more. Since then, more than 64 people have been taken to hospitals, and 20 are in critical care units, the London Ambulance Service says.

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  • Trump Appears Unlikely to Hinder Comey's Testimony About Russia Inquiry
Trump Appears Unlikely to Hinder Comey's Testimony About Russia Inquiry

Mr Comey is widely expected to be asked about conversations in which the President reportedly pressured him to drop an investigation into his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, whose ties to Russian Federation are under scrutiny.

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  • Oliver Stone's 'Late Show' interview went completely off the rails
Oliver Stone's 'Late Show' interview went completely off the rails

Putin said that the very presence of the antimissile systems near the Russian borders poses a threat, in addition to the possibility that those launching pads might be turned into offensive weapons in a matter of hours. But as Stone went on to talk about how he was surprised that Putin didn't seem angry given how he has been "abused" in the pr...

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  • US House Majority Whip hurt in multiple shooting
US House Majority Whip hurt in multiple shooting

Susan Griffiths, a spokeswoman at the George Washington University Hospital, said two people from the shooting were being treated at the hospital, both in critical condition . "It would have been a massacre without them". "We were doing batting practice", said Sen. Brooks told CNN that he saw "one of the good guys" - a member of the Scali...

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  • Multiple victims from UPS center shooting in San Francisco
Multiple victims from UPS center shooting in San Francisco

All five victims of the shooting, as well as the gunman, were employees of UPS's San Francisco facility, the company confirmed in a statement . Unconfirmed media reports based on a witness account said the gunman shot victims in an "execution-style". Spokesman Steve Gaut said he believed the shooter later killed himself.

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  • Bernie Sanders Congratulates Jeremy Corbyn On UK Election Gains
Bernie Sanders Congratulates Jeremy Corbyn On UK Election Gains

A delay in forming a government could push back the start of Brexit talks, now scheduled for June 19, and reduce the time available for what are expected to be the most complex negotiations in post-World War Two European history. The official threat level from terrorism stands at "severe", the second-highest rating, indicating an attack is "h...

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  • Democratic lawmakers sue Trump over foreign payments
Democratic lawmakers sue Trump over foreign payments

But it creates a new group of plaintiffs who claim the president's actions have damaged them: Democratic members of the House and Senate who say they have been wrongly deprived of their constitutional right to rule on whether Trump can accept such economic benefits from foreign governments, according to Sen.

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