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Dorney Tower, part of the Chalcots Estate in the borough of Camden, north London, Sunday June 25, 2017. The apartments were evacuated after fire inspectors concluded that the buildings were unsafe because of problematic fire doors, gas pipe insulation, and external cladding similar to that blamed for the rapid spread of a fire that engulfed Grenfell Tower on June 14. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
UK: All samples from high-rise towers fail fire safety testsThe list of high-rise apartment towers in Britain that have failed fire safety tests grew to 60, officials said Sunday, revealing the mounting challenge the government faces in the aftermath of London's Grenfell Tower fire tragedy
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Former New York Yankees Tim Raines waves to fans during Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium, Sunday, June 25, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Posada makes Old Timers' debut; Raines honored ahead of HOFJorge Posada, Tim Raines and 31 other former players gathered at Yankee Stadium for the 71st Old Timers' Day
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Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, left, and Italian Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan, give a press conference after a cabinet meeting at Chigi Palace in Rome, Italy, Sunday, June 25, 2017. The Italian government is making 5.2 billion euros ($5.8 billion) of resources available to keep operative two banks that the European Central Bank last week had deemed "failing or about to fail," sending them into insolvency procedures. (Claudio Peri/ANSA via AP)
Italy giving 5.2B euros in resources to keep 2 banks openThe Italian government is making 5.2 billion euros ($5.8 billion) of resources immediately available to keep two banks in business.
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Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia holds the trophy on the podium after winning the Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku, Azerbaijan, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
Rivals Hamilton, Vettel clash as Ricciardo wins chaotic raceAs Daniel Ricciardo celebrated winning a hectic Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday, title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel clashed in a bitter incident that could shape the rest of an intriguing Formula One season
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Riot police move to stop activists for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights from gathering in large numbers for LGBT Pride protest following a ban issued by the governor, in Istanbul, Sunday, June 25, 2017.  The Istanbul governor's office on Saturday banned the LGBT event, for the third year in a row,  citing reasons of safety and public order.(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
Activists kept from gathering en masse for Istanbul PrideTurkish police used tear gas and checkpoints to stop activists for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights from gathering in large numbers for LGBT pride in Istanbul
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
This image released by Disney shows Lightning McQueen, voiced by Owen Wilson, left, and Cruz Ramirez, voiced by Cristela Alonzo in a scene from "Cars 3." (Disney-Pixar via AP)
'Transformers: The Last Knight' debuts to a franchise lowMichael Bay's "Transformers: The Last Knight" scored a franchise-low debut but still easily topped the North American box office with an estimated $43.5 million in ticket sales over the weekend
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A voter casts her ballot at a polling station in Tirana, Sunday, June 25, 2017. Albanians were voting Sunday in a general election that follows a landmark agreement between the country's two biggest political parties to look past their bitter differences and back efforts for Albania to eventually join the European Union. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina)
Albanian vote in election seen as key to moving toward EUAlbanians have started to cast ballots in a general election that follows a landmark agreement between the two biggest parties to further efforts for the country to eventually join the European Union.
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Vietnamese dissident recounts deportation to FranceA Vietnamese dissident who says he was arrested at his home in southern Ho Chi Minh City and forcibly exiled to France said Sunday he is determined to continue his activity as a pro-democracy blogger
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Fires have entered Donana National Park.
Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national parkSpanish authorities say a forest fire has forced the evacuation of 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity
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  • Fairfax County arrests eight after illegal lab discovery

    Fairfax County police arrested eight individuals on June 14 in a region-wide operation aimed at identifying people with addictions to heroin and opioid and offering them treatment, Fairfax County Police Department organized crime and narcotics unit commander Capt. Fairfax Times, Fri, Jun 23 2017 @ 03:49 PM
  • 2 infants found unconscious in Virginia pool; girl dies

    Loudoun County Sheriff's Office say a 2-year-old girl has drowned and a 2-year-old boy is in critical condition after both were found in a residential pool. The boy was later taken to Inova Fairfax Hospital and was listed in critical condition. WRIC-TV Richmond, Sun, Jun 25 2017 @ 10:14 AM
  • One toddler dies, another in critical condition after pool incident in Loudoun

    A 2-year-old girl died and a 2-year-old boy is in critical condition after a family member found them in a pool at a home in Sterling late Saturday morning. Fauquier.com, Sun, Jun 25 2017 @ 12:46 AM
  • Muslim Teen Assaulted Outside U.S. Mosque, Found Murdered in Virginia

    A 17-year-old American Muslim girl was beaten and abducted after leaving a mosque in Virginia on Sunday by a man who police later arrested on suspicion of murder after her body was found dumped in a pond, authorities said. The attack spurred an outpouring of grief and horror in a Muslim community that has been gathering to pray at the All Dulles Area Muslim Society mosque about 30 miles outside Washington in observance of the last 10 days of Ramadan. US News & World Report, Mon, Jun 19 2017 @ 12:31 AM
  • Northern Virginia's vineyards shine

    Northern Virginia's vineyards shine Virginia winemakers produce award-winning, drinkable wines on stunning estates Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2tZKJmf Virginia isn't the most ideal state for producing wine, but that has stopped few from trying. Even Thomas Jefferson labored for decades to grow multiple grape varieties at his Monticello estate, never producing even one bottle. USA Today, Sat, Jun 24 2017 @ 08:05 AM
  • Muslim teen assaulted, killed after leaving VA mosque

    Police found remains Sunday thought to be those of a missing Virginia teenager who they say was assaulted and disappeared overnight after leaving a mosque in the Sterling area, and a 22-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection with the case. The mosque, the All Dulles Area Muslim Society in Sterling, Virginia, and relatives identified the girl as 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen of Reston. SFGate, Sun, Jun 18 2017 @ 11:56 PM
  • Funeral expected Wednesday for Muslim teenager murdered in Virginia

    A funeral is set for Wednesday for a 17-year-old Muslim girl from Virginia who police say was murdered this past weekend. Darwin Martinez Torres, 22, is in custody for the murder of Nabra Hassanen of Reston, Virginia, after he allegedly "became so enraged" that he hit her with a baseball bat, the Fairfax County Police Department said Monday. KFOR-AM Lincoln, Thu, Jun 22 2017 @ 12:01 PM
  • Loudoun supervisors put Metro area plan on hold, send it to Envision Loudoun process for work

    The county's major land-use plan around the future Silver Line stops is being put on hold, possibly for another year. Loudoun Times, Fri, Jun 23 2017 @ 12:24 PM
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