• Multiple threats could lead to downfall of Brazil president
Multiple threats could lead to downfall of Brazil president

While that's the most immediate threat to Temer's political survival, it's only one of several. "We can not be changing the president of the republic all the time, even if the people want to", Gilmar Mendes, TSE chief judge, said while delivering his judgment.

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  • Dozens missing, six dead in London fire
Dozens missing, six dead in London fire

There were a considerable number of people inside the tower during the night, he added. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said the operation had moved from rescue to the "recovery phase", as emergency crews search for bodies among the charred wreckage.

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  • Congressman, 2 officers wounded in shooting at Virginia baseball field
Congressman, 2 officers wounded in shooting at Virginia baseball field

Brooks said that he and other Republican lawmakers were practicing for a charity baseball game at the field in Alexandria which is located around 7 miles (11 kilometers) from the capital, Washington DC. The governor also spoke during the gathering. Scalise's district includes New Orleans. "I was shocked and deeply saddened to hear the new...

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  • British PM May apologises to her MPs for election 'mess'
British PM May apologises to her MPs for election 'mess'

As Gerry Adams , the Sinn Fein leader, noted on Monday, the outgoing Irish prime minister, or taoiseach , Enda Kenny , called the British prime minister over the weekend to express his concern that her new alliance could disrupt their efforts to get the legislature in Belfast back on track.

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  • Multiple people injured after shooting at UPS center in San Francisco
Multiple people injured after shooting at UPS center in San Francisco

UPS spokesman Steve Gaut said the unidentified employee opened fire inside the facility before the drivers were sent out to do their normal daily deliveries. The deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history occurred in June 2016 when a gunman claiming allegiance to the Islamic State militant group killed 49 people at the Pulse nightclub in Or...

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  • Six persons confirmed dead as London tower block consumes fire
Six persons confirmed dead as London tower block consumes fire

Black smoke billowed high into the air for hours after the blaze broke out . The deadly blaze started inside the apartment block in West London in the early hours of June 14 and quickly engulfed the entire building in what's being described as an "unprecedented" fire that raged on for hours.

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  • Death toll rises to 12 in London blaze
Death toll rises to 12 in London blaze

The group said there was one entry and exit to the tower during improvement works and it had issues with evacuation procedures. She said: "Neighbours had been watching it all night, they said the cladding went up like a nightdress by a fire - it just went whoosh".

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  • Trump says gunman shooting at congressional baseball practice field dead
Trump says gunman shooting at congressional baseball practice field dead

The president confirmed that the 51-year-old lawmaker is in stable condition at a Washington hospital after being shot in the hip. One woman who lived near Hodgkinson's house in Belleville, in rural southern IL, described him as weird and said she sometimes heard him screaming.

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  • Iran Claims US Responsible for Creating Daesh
Iran Claims US Responsible for Creating Daesh

Last month, the US Senate's Foreign Relations Committee voted in favor of legislation that would authorize Trump to impose new sanctions on Iran over its missile program, which Tehran has repeatedly said is defensive. But the deal has not led to the normalisation of ties between the two countries Mr Rouhani hoped for. Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari...

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  • Some Republicans link hateful political rhetoric to Alexandria shooting
Some Republicans link hateful political rhetoric to Alexandria shooting

Asked about whether he felt "threatened" as a visible Trump supporter, Collin said the shooting was "a bit of a wake-up call". He's also waged war with Gov. "If it weren't for the courageous men and women of the Capitol Police, this attack would have resulted in an even greater tragedy", Collins said. "You look at the vulnerability".

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  • Sanders condemns shooter who 'apparently' volunteered on campaign
Sanders condemns shooter who 'apparently' volunteered on campaign

UPDATE (Dan): President Trump just said Hodgkinson died of his wounds. He also appears to have been an active supporter of Sanders' failed presidential campaign. The Washington Post spoke to a man who recalled canvassing with Hodgkinson during Sanders' Iowa caucus campaign. Hodgkinson was shot by Scalise's security detail.

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  • Kevin Brady leaves moments before shooting; praises police for quick response
Kevin Brady leaves moments before shooting; praises police for quick response

Brooks said he took off his belt and used it as a tourniquet to stop the bleeding on a staffer who was shot in the leg. Those officers were with the dignitary protection unit. The gunman had a rifle and “a lot of ammo, ” said Sen. Rep. John Bergman (R) of Michigan's 1st District was at the practice and is safe. Bill Schaumleffel recalled that h...

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  • London fire: Children, babies tossed from windows as high-rise burned
London fire: Children, babies tossed from windows as high-rise burned

The cause of the huge blaze which killed at least 12 people at Grenfell Tower in north Kensington is not yet known. An hour and a half later I saw a kid on the 22nd floor on fire . "In my 29 years of being a firefighter, I have never ever seen anything of this scale", London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton told reporters.

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  • Gunman Opens Fire As Members Of Congress Practice Baseball
Gunman Opens Fire As Members Of Congress Practice Baseball

Congressmen Steve Scalise was shot, along with four other victims who are now being treated. Police reportedly have found the suspect's vehicle, per CNN . "The gunman was over by the third base dugout with a clear view of the field", Sen. Arizona Senator Jeff Flake was on the scene and came to Scalise's aid.

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  • London fire: Several dead, 50 taken to hospital
London fire: Several dead, 50 taken to hospital

Fire and rescue crews are fighting a blaze and searching for people who may have been trapped in a 24-story apartment building in London that was engulfed in fire overnight. " The potential for a fire to break out in the communal area on the walkway does not bear thinking about as residents would be trapped in the building with no way out ", ...

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  • Celebrities React to Virginia Shooting at Congressional Baseball Practice
Celebrities React to Virginia Shooting at Congressional Baseball Practice

Trump praised the "heroic" acts of law enforcement in subduing the shooter. President Donald Trump decried the shooting of a top House Republican on Wednesday as a "very, very brutal assault" and called for all Americans to set aside differences and pray for the recovery of the victims.

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  • A massive high rise fire in London has killed 6 people
A massive high rise fire in London has killed 6 people

London fire services managed to evacuate numerous residents - but entire floors of people were still unaccounted for more than 16 hours after the first rescuers arrived. The tower is home to around 140 flats. David Benjamin was staying at his girlfriend's apartment when the fire broke out. Churches and a nearby mosque served as gathering poi...

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  • Catholic leaders pray for London fire victims, offer assistance
Catholic leaders pray for London fire victims, offer assistance

I heard somebody (wanting to rescue) their kids... a Muslim man gave him the key (to the building) to help get the kids", she told Arab News. Paul Woodrow, from the London Ambulance Service said 68 patients were taken to six hospitals across London , 18 of whom are receiving critical care, while a further ten patients self-presented at hospita...

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  • Kamala Harris has the mic now, so everybody needs to sit down
Kamala Harris has the mic now, so everybody needs to sit down

He is set to testify hours after Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appeared in the Senate and said he's seen no basis for firing Robert Mueller , the former FBI director he appointed as special counsel to oversee the Russian Federation investigation.

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  • DUP leader returns to Northern Ireland, talks continue
DUP leader returns to Northern Ireland, talks continue

Later, a Downing Street spokesperson said: "In the first Cabinet meeting since the election, ministers discussed the forthcoming Queen's Speech, including the legislative program required to deliver the best possible Brexit deal for the whole United Kingdom".

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