• At least six killed in London high-rise fire
At least six killed in London high-rise fire

Police commander Stuart Cundy gave the death toll of six but added the figure was likely to rise "during what will be a complex recovery operation over a number of days". When no one came to help, she made a decision to escape on her own, the woman said. "As I was going down the stairs, there were firefighters, truly wonderful firefighters that ...

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  • Massive fire engulfs London high-rise, leaving 'a number of fatalities'
Massive fire engulfs London high-rise, leaving 'a number of fatalities'

As of Wednesday morning - with the building still burning - city officials said that "a number" of residents had died, while at least 50 had been hospitalized. "All our warnings fell on deaf ears and we predicted that a catastrophe like this was inevitable", the group said after the fire broke out. The fire involved almost every floor of the 24...

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  • Jeff Sessions grilled by Senate Intelligence Committee
Jeff Sessions grilled by Senate Intelligence Committee

Russian Federation has denied any such interference, and Trump has denied any collusion by his campaign with Moscow. Sessions also said he did not know if the president has tapes of his meetings, including those with Mr. And he did stand by his department's memo to Trump advising Comey be dumped and a new Federal Bureau of Investigation direc...

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  • Multiple fatalities in overnight London high rise fire
Multiple fatalities in overnight London high rise fire

Endless numbers of people. "All our warnings fell on deaf ears and we predicted that a catastrophe like this was inevitable and just a matter of time", said the Grenfell Action Group on its blog site. It's not known how many tower blocks in the country are having, or have had, similar works. At least 30 injured people were taken to hospital, ...

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  • Children lost, baby thrown to safety in London blaze
Children lost, baby thrown to safety in London blaze

Paul Woodrow, head of operations for the London Ambulance Service, said 20 of the injured were in critical condition. Others searched for information at makeshift evacuation centers set up at churches and recreation centers. They also urged people to dial 111 instead of 999 for the NHS except in the case of an emergency. One resident said the fir...

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  • 'Detestable Lie': Sessions Says He Didn't Collude With Russians
'Detestable Lie': Sessions Says He Didn't Collude With Russians

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington , Tuesday, June 13, 2017 , before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the Justice Department's fiscal 2018 budget. For one thing, the attorney general testified in a separate congressional hearing: "I have confidence in Mr. Mueller". I'm happy to shar...

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  • On second leg of four-nation tour, Modi lands in Spain
On second leg of four-nation tour, Modi lands in Spain

The Prime Minister would also have a Round-Table interaction with leading Spanish business leaders. This will be first visit by an Indian prime minister since 1988. "It was a very good meeting". It stated that both leaders discussed the challenges present in cyberspace and committed to further their dialogue, both bilaterally, and through a close...

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  • Presidential polls: No names decided at Oppn meet, says Gulam Nabi Azad
Presidential polls: No names decided at Oppn meet, says Gulam Nabi Azad

Opposition leaders today met to chalk out a strategy for the upcoming presidential poll but no names were discussed in the first round of talks of a nine- party sub-group set up for the objective, members said. "All opposition parties are totally united". Misra of the BSP said Naidu had called him, too, and asked for a meeting with party leade...

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  • AG Jeff Sessions Issues Fiery Denial of Russia 'Collusion' During Senate Testimony
AG Jeff Sessions Issues Fiery Denial of Russia 'Collusion' During Senate Testimony

Asked about media reports that he had met with Kislyak on a third occasion at a Washington hotel a year ago, Sessions testified that did not remember meeting or having a conversation with the ambassador at the event. He said that he and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had first discussed dismissing Comey before either of them had even take...

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  • Malaysia Airlines Plane Returns To Airport After Passenger Tries To Enter Cockpit
Malaysia Airlines Plane Returns To Airport After Passenger Tries To Enter Cockpit

The flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur was turned back after the captain was alerted to the "disruptive" passenger by cabin crew. Passengers said heavily-armed police personnel wearing camouflage gear and helmets entered the plane about 90 minutes after it landed and arrested the man.

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  • Gabby Giffords Says Heart Is With Scalise And Others
Gabby Giffords Says Heart Is With Scalise And Others

They shot him, and Hodgkinson, 66, a Bernie Sanders supporter and home mold inspector from IL, later died from his wounds. Scalise was shot in the hip by gunman wielding a rifle and pistol just outside of Washington. "Steve is one of the chattier members of the Republican team", Murphy said. "Prior to entering surgery, the Whip was in good spir...

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  • The Senate is blocking TV reporters from interviewing lawmakers in the Capitol
The Senate is blocking TV reporters from interviewing lawmakers in the Capitol

If they wanted to do so, they would need prior approval from the committee. Reached by phone, a representative for the Senate Radio and Television Correspondents Gallery said she could not comment on the directive and referred CNNMoney to the Senate Rules Committee.

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  • Trump affects Virginia primaries, but not as expected
Trump affects Virginia primaries, but not as expected

Northam, a usually low-key pediatric neurologist, won running as a pragmatist with the state Democratic establishment's firm support. Early election results showed Northam, the projected statewide victor, ahead in Northern Virginia's communities.

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  • England lose to 10-man France
England lose to 10-man France

France had fought back to lead 2-1 at halftime, after defenders Samuel Umtiti and Djibril Sidibe each scored their first goal for their country. England somehow managed to tail off despite playing the majority of the second half with a man advantage after Varane brought down Dele Alli in the box.

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  • London fire: Action group, residents' safety warnings were ignored
London fire: Action group, residents' safety warnings were ignored

Mahad also rescued his partner and kids after hearing a "strange knock" on his front door. London mayor Sadiq Khan said the fire raised questions over safety of high-rise blocks like Grenfell Tower. Burning debris cascaded from the blazing building. Soon he saw the smoke and chaos. "I went inside, grabbed my little girl and my girlfriend, and...

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  • Ghani Officially Opens Kabul Process Meeting
Ghani Officially Opens Kabul Process Meeting

Ghani has come under mounting public criticism for spiralling insecurity, with a wave of protests and deadly street clashes roiling the Afghan capital as people incensed by the violence call for his government's resignation. It was the deadliest single attack in 16 years since the USA invaded to topple the Taliban. The push for a new peace proces...

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  • 6 killed, dozens injured in massive London high-rise blaze
6 killed, dozens injured in massive London high-rise blaze

Everything in the house is gone", he said . Some people were said to have leapt from their homes in the 24-storey Grenfell Tower in North Kensington, where the huge fire took hold in the early hours of this morning. Fire safety experts have already pointed to cladding on the building as a likely reason the blaze spread so quickly - making it...

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  • Fatalities reported as fire engulfs London apartment building
Fatalities reported as fire engulfs London apartment building

The London Fire service has confirmed there were fatalities , while more than 50 people have been taken to hospital around the capital for treatment. Firefighters are scouring the charred remains of the housing estate after a blaze which one witness described as a like a "match to paper".

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  • PM May 'deeply saddened' by London tower fire
PM May 'deeply saddened' by London tower fire

Some people were trapped in the fire, with residents desperately shouting for help from windows on upper floors as the fire spread, some British media reported. "I went inside, grabbed my little girl and my girlfriend, and ran". The London Fire Brigade entered the building in a search and rescue operation, with "large numbers" of people being r...

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  • Three arrested in London on terror charges
Three arrested in London on terror charges

Australian Sara Zelenak was a victim of the London attack. She worked in post-operative care at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, right next to the bridge and Borough Market . Newspapers said Archibald was a charity worker. "From his face, from his look, I could see there was a radicalization, as you say". Families of the London Bridge attack...

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