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United Kingdom to probe widespread use of cladding after tower blaze

Hoping to prevent another disaster and assuage concerns, the United Kingdom government has urged local authorities and landlords to send samples of external cladding for further testing. Councillor Jayne Dunn, cabinet member for neighbourhoods and community safety, said: "Twenty-four tower blocks have been refurbished over the last 30 years and we have consistently used products that are widely used in the United Kingdom and have complied with building regulations".


Whirlpool: Hotpoint fridge owners should check units after London fire

Whirlpool: Hotpoint fridge owners should check units after London fire

Police are still investigating why the fire spread so quickly after starting. "What we are being told at the moment by the Building Research Establishment is that the cladding and insulation failed all safety tests". "We are also concerned about the fridge freezer in this matter and we have been working with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, who are working with Hotpoint on the safety of that fridge.


In defense, Trump seeks to redefine meaning of obstruction

In defense, Trump seeks to redefine meaning of obstruction

In a tweet Monday morning, Trump said the Russian Federation investigation has turned up "zero "tapes" of T [rump] people colluding". Russian President Vladimir Putin will take advantage of the opportunities provided by such a multilateral forum as the upcoming G20 summit in Germany and will hold a range of bilateral meetings , Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday.



May calls for major investigation of cladding

At least 79 people are known to have died in the fire that swept through the Grenfell Tower in north Kensington nearly two week ago. London's Metropolitan Police said Friday it was investigating what role aluminum composite panels, the insulation behind them and the installation of the overall exterior cladding system played in the June 14 Grenfell Tower fire that killed at least 79 people.



Korea Threat Must Be 'Dealt with Rapidly'

The United States insists the system is necessary to guard against the growing ballistic missile threats from North Korea . In early June , Defence Secretary James Mattis tried his best to convince Asian counterparts gathered in Singapore that U.S.


Box and Microsoft merge for cloud content management with Azure

Box and Microsoft merge for cloud content management with Azure

This partnership also includes shared go-to-market investments, including initiatives to co-sell Box with Azure. Box will also incorporate more of Microsoft's machine learning and artificial intelligence services into its platform and add Azure's worldwide locations to its zoned data center program.