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U.S. Judge Tosses Lawsuit Over Fire at London’s Grenfell Tower

Lawsuit against Whirlpool and cladding and insulation manufacturers     PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A U.S. judge in Philadelphia has dismissed a lawsuit filed over the 2017 fire at London’s Grenfell Tower that killed 72 people. U.S. District Judge Michael Baylson ...

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UK Offers Guarantee Over Evidence in Grenfell Fire Probe

Oral comments before inquiry not to be used     By DANICA KIRKA Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Britain’s attorney general offered a guarantee Wednesday not to use oral comments from witnesses testifying before the Grenfell Tower Inquiry in subsequent ...

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Firms in Grenfell Tower Inquiry Accept No Blame for Fire

Someone else’s fault     LONDON (AP) — Firms involved in building work on London tower bloc that caught fire have sidestepped any responsibility for the 2017 tragedy that killed 72 people, a lawyer for the inquiry said. As the ...

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London Fire Brigade Criticized for Shelter in Place Order at Grenfell Fire

Evacuation questioned in fire that killed 72 people     Associated Press LONDON (AP) — A report on a deadly apartment block fire in London condemned the London Fire Brigade and concluded that fewer people would have died if the ...

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High-Rise Fire Near London’s Grenfell Blaze

Fire on the 12th floor NOTTING HILL (BBC News) – A fire broke out in a high-rise flat a short distance from the site of the Grenfell Tower disaster. Ten fire engines and 70 firefighters were sent to the scene ...

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High-Rise Fires Still a Worry Two Years after Grenfell Tragedy

Safety experts warned that hundreds of buildings remain at risk     By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Two years after a tower block fire in London killed 72 people, safety experts warned that hundreds of apartment buildings ...

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U.S. Companies Targeted in Grenfell High-Rise Lawsuit

Lawsuit targets U.S. companies that supply the cladding panels     PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An American lawyer known for winning huge legal awards over deadly construction accidents plans to hold a news conference in Philadelphia on the 2017 apartment fire ...

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London: Government to Pay £200M to Replace Grenfell Tower-Type Cladding

72 people died when a fire destroyed Grenfell Tower in June 2017     BBC The £200m bill to replace Grenfell Tower-type cladding on about 150 private high-rise blocks in England is to be met by the government. Housing Secretary ...

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Arrests in Grenfell Tower Effigy Video

Five arrested for mocking tragedy     LONDON (AP) — London police have arrested five people over a video that showed a cardboard model of Grenfell Tower being burned on a bonfire — a video that shocked the families of ...

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Grenfell Tower: Inside Footage

First footage from inside tragic fire   The Telegraph – First footage from inside Grenfell Tower fire shown to inquiry

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