• Fire in London apartment building leaves six dead, dozens hospitalized
Fire in London apartment building leaves six dead, dozens hospitalized

The Metropolitan Police confirmed that six people had died and warned that the figure would nearly certainly rise. A group of residents within Grenfell Tower had repeatedly warned of the risk of a potential fire in the building. "All our warnings fell on deaf ears and we predicted that a catastrophe like this was inevitable", the group said aft...

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  • Qatar denounces Gulf states' policy of domination
Qatar denounces Gulf states' policy of domination

In Paris, Sheikh Mohammed, who is on a European tour to drum up support for Qatar, said his country had no idea what had provoked the move against it. It says Sharif's visit reaffirmed Pakistan's strong commitment for Saudi Arabia's territorial integrity and sovereignty, and quotes King Salman as saying the joint fight against terrorism is in the i...

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  • Woman disguises dog as baby, smuggles into hospital to visit sick grandma
Woman disguises dog as baby, smuggles into hospital to visit sick grandma

The NBC affiliate reported the ill woman desperately wanted to see her dog, and Hennick, a veterinary technician, according to her Twitter bio, wanted to make it happen. Luckily we've been in the hospital enough lately that they remembered who we were so we just walked by and waved to them", she told the website . "Pasty was quiet the whole time a...

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  • British PM Theresa May says she takes responsibility for election result
British PM Theresa May says she takes responsibility for election result

Last night Mrs May was cheered at the first meeting of backbench Tory MPs since losing her majority as she told them: "I got us into this mess and I'll get us out of it". Instead, the election stripped May of her majority and obliterated her political authority. Over the weekend, May's top two aides stepped aside. Davis confirmed that negotiation...

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  • Ealing Council Statement After Grenfell Tower Blaze
Ealing Council Statement After Grenfell Tower Blaze

The Grenfell tenants' organization's newsletter instructs residents to stay put in a fire unless the blaze is in their own apartment or in their hallway - the same guidance used in multistory hotels and other high-rise buildings. Some desperate residents threw their children from high windows, hoping someone on the ground would catch them. A lo...

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  • Franken fires back at Sessions after testimony
Franken fires back at Sessions after testimony

The U.S. Attorney General denounced as a "detestable lie" any charges that he had been party to any Russian election inteference during the 2016 campaign , as Jeff Sessions sidestepped a number of questions from Democrats in a politically tinged hearing on Russia's actions before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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  • Residents warned of fire risk in Grenfell Tower before blaze
Residents warned of fire risk in Grenfell Tower before blaze

The feline is said to have become separated from his owners after the huge fire consumed the Grenfell Tower on Latimer Road, West London on Tuesday night. The 1970s-built tower block recently underwent an £8.7 million refurbishment that included a modernised exterior, new windows and additional homes.

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  • Gov. Chris Christie's approval rating falls to historic low
Gov. Chris Christie's approval rating falls to historic low

The university says it's the worst gubernatorial approval rating surveyed by the poll in more than two decades. Chris Christie on Wednesday announced the development of a new park that will connect downtown Trenton to the DE riverfront via a pedestrian bridge.

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  • Suspected N.Korea drone photographed United States missile defence site
Suspected N.Korea drone photographed United States missile defence site

Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense ( THAAD ) site located in Seongju. According to the president's spokesperson Park Su-hyun, Moon said: "If the neighbouring countries in north-east Asia, including North and South Korea , can host the World Cup together, it would help to create peace in North and South Korea as well as north-east Asia".

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  • How Donald Trump's Russian connection unfolded
How Donald Trump's Russian connection unfolded

Mr. Comey last week said the FBI was "aware of facts" that would have made it "problematic" for Mr. Sessions to be involved in the Russian Federation investigation. White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Monday said Ruddy had not spoken to Trump about the issue and that only the president or his attorneys were authorized to speak about it.

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  • IL lawmakers safe: Rodney Davis at practice during shooting
IL lawmakers safe: Rodney Davis at practice during shooting

His office says he needed surgery for his injury. He said he called his wife and children immediately when he was able to get hold of a phone. Sen. It's unclear if the man was the shooter. "We can disagree on how to govern, that's what makes our country great, but I'm here because we're all Americans and Republicans and Democrats need to us...

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  • May's deal with the DUP likely to be delayed
May's deal with the DUP likely to be delayed

DUP leader Arlene Foster has indicated a deal to support the Conservatives' minority government is close to being finalised. But Ruth Davidson, the pro-EU leader of the Conservatives in Scotland, called on May to "reopen" the government's Brexit plans.

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  • London fire could delay Brexit talks
London fire could delay Brexit talks

Guy Verhofstadt , Belgium's former prime minister, said it was crucial for the United Kingdom government to shed light on how it wished to proceed, after Theresa May's failure to secure a parliamentary majority, created further uncertainty for the UK's future relationship with the EU.

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  • Kate Middleton Visits the Victims of London Bridge Attack
Kate Middleton Visits the Victims of London Bridge Attack

The Duchess of Cambridge has met first responders and some of the survivors of the London Bridge terror attack who are still being treated for their injuries. "It was traumatic for the staff". We are very used to this in the UK. She also said that the chances of an average Londoner becoming a victim of a hate crime are "very low" but "we wil...

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  • Conservative lawmaker known for love of baseball
Conservative lawmaker known for love of baseball

Susan Griffiths, spokeswoman for George Washington University Hospital Center, said two people were being treated there and were in critical condition. Steve Scalise is the leader of our team in so many ways. "While we don't know yet what motivated this person or where they came from, generally speaking, we have a democracy here in which peopl...

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  • Congressman Steve Scalise And Others Shot At Baseball Field In Alexandria, VA
Congressman Steve Scalise And Others Shot At Baseball Field In Alexandria, VA

Katie Filous was walking her two dogs near the field when she heard "a lot of shots". She said the shooting "went on for quite a while". Fleischmann said the children were secured against a wall in the dug-out. Fleischmann said he has always felt safe in his district. "I was present at this morning's GOP baseball practice, but am alright". "I'v...

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  • USA attorney general dodges Trump questions, angers Democrats
USA attorney general dodges Trump questions, angers Democrats

Asked Monday if the White House thought Sessions should invoke executive privilege to avoid answering questions about his conversations with Trump, presidential spokesman Sean Spicer replied, "It depends on the scope of the questions". Sessions repeatedly clung to vague reasoning for not answering numerous senators' questions. Executive priv...

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  • Chris Pine Loved His 'Harrison Ford' Moment In Wonder Woman
Chris Pine Loved His 'Harrison Ford' Moment In Wonder Woman

However, director Patty Jenkins had to make sure that one of Wonder Woman's most praised sequences actually made it into the film itself. Why do they like war? Determined to save humankind, Diana departs her home to end the war by finding and killing the mythological god Ares, whom she believes is responsible for the death and destruction.

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  • Baker, Massachusetts Congressional Delegation React To Virginia Shooting
Baker, Massachusetts Congressional Delegation React To Virginia Shooting

The gunman was reportedly shot by police, and has been taken into custody. Shots rang out Wednesday morning during practice for tomorrow's congressional baseball game. Rep. Steve Scalise (R- Louisiana ). Brooks said the gunman fired about 50-100 shots during the attack. "He dragged himself about 15 yards off of there near second base...

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  • DUP deal: Tories 'steadfastly' committed to N. Irish peace process
DUP deal: Tories 'steadfastly' committed to N. Irish peace process

Adams told reporters Monday that he shared the concerns of outgoing Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny that a deal between the two could jeopardize the peace process. In her turn, May noted about the Brexit negotiations, "We have been very clear we want to maintain a close relationship and a close partnership with the European Union and individual mem...

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