• London tower fire: Twitter captures aftermath of 'unprecedented' blaze (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)
London tower fire: Twitter captures aftermath of 'unprecedented' blaze (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

Police said the confirmed number of deaths had reached 17. "I am not going to comment on that at the moment", he said. The alarm was raised just before 1:00 am (0000 GMT) and within an hour flames had engulfed the entire block of 120 flats.

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  • Shooter had history of anti-GOP activity
Shooter had history of anti-GOP activity

Hodgkinson , 66, of Bellevillle, Illinois in a golf league nearly 30 years in neighboring Edwardsville. He also wrote frequent letters to his hometown newspaper, the Belleville News-Democrat, which published almost two dozen letters between 2010 and 2012, many of which included complaints about the same theme: income inequality.

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  • Trump sits by bedside of congressman wounded in shooting
Trump sits by bedside of congressman wounded in shooting

He was watching practice, LaVor said , when "I happened to look over, I saw the gunman, white male, behind a chain-link fence, behind third base". "Other witnesses here told me that they heard upwards of 60 shots". When I say risking themselves, I mean , they're shooting 90-100 feet away. FBI Special Agent in Charge Tim Slater, who is leadi...

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  • 'Despicable Act': Bernie Sanders Condemns Shooter Who Volunteered for his Campaign
'Despicable Act': Bernie Sanders Condemns Shooter Who Volunteered for his Campaign

Michigan Rep. Mike Bishop said: "We were inside the backstop and if we didn't have that cover by a courageous person who stood up and took a shot themselves, we would not have gotten out of there and every one of us would have been hit - every single one of us".

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  • Don´t waste time, EU Brexit chief tells Britain
Don´t waste time, EU Brexit chief tells Britain

Amidst that chaos, 10 Downing Street proclaims and wants everybody else to believe that "it's business as usual". He urged Theresa May to consider governing on her own, saying this would not "carry the baggage" for the Conservatives that an arrangement with the DUP would, the Independent reported.

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  • Pres. Trump under investigation for obstruction of justice
Pres. Trump under investigation for obstruction of justice

Though former FBI director James Comey had previously expressed to President Trump that the latter wasn't under investigation, that apparently changed after Comey's surprise firing . Trump's legal team quickly denounced the report on Wednesday. "I think he is considering perhaps terminating the special counsel", Ruddy, who leads the conse...

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  • US Arrests Nearly 200 Iraqis in Deportation Sweep
US Arrests Nearly 200 Iraqis in Deportation Sweep

According to ICE, the crackdown is part of the agency's campaign to intensify the process of cleaning its backlog of cases involving illegal immigrants with previous convictions for different crimes such as robbery, sex assault, homicide and drug trafficking among others.

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  • North Korea test-fires four anti-ship missiles
North Korea test-fires four anti-ship missiles

While they aren't the ballistic missiles banned by the U.N. Security Council resolution, the South Korean government strongly condemned the test-firing as a grave provocation . South Korean President Moon Jae-in has called on North Korea to stop testing missiles after the North's latest missile launch. "It will pose a considerable threat to US...

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  • 12 dead in London inferno: Here is what we know so far
12 dead in London inferno: Here is what we know so far

Residents like Khalid Suleman Ahmed, 20, who lived on the eighth floor of Grenfell tower were waiting up to get something to eat when they realised the building was on fire and quickly began alerting neighbours. Ms Cotton said the number of people who are unaccounted for is still unknown as some may have got out by themselves or gone into other ...

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  • BONOKOSKI: Shooting politicians, America's 'first act' of political terrorism
BONOKOSKI: Shooting politicians, America's 'first act' of political terrorism

Bernie Sanders , who past year made an unsuccessful bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. New Hampshire 1st District Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter, D-Rochester, said in a statement that she is "praying for my colleague Steve Scalise and the Capitol Police officers and congressional staffers hurt in this morning's horrifying shootin...

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  • After baseball ambush, lawmakers question role of rhetoric in the violence
After baseball ambush, lawmakers question role of rhetoric in the violence

The shooter, identified as James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois , ducked behind the third base dugout and exchanged gunfire with the two members of the Capitol Police. Senator Rand Paul , also at the practice, said he believed the rapid intervention narrowly prevented a bloodbath. "America is praying for you and America is praying for all of ...

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  • Trump 'under investigation' by special counsel
Trump 'under investigation' by special counsel

The decision marks a major turning point in the ongoing FBI investigation, according to unnamed sources cited in the Post report . Christopher Ruddy, chief executive of conservative group Newsmax Media, Mr Ruddy was at the White House on Monday, but U.S.

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  • Ken Clarke: More parties need a say on Brexit
Ken Clarke: More parties need a say on Brexit

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron has joined a chorus that is building up around Theresa May to move towards a softer stance on Brexit following the Conservative party's disastrous result in the general election. "I think there will be pressure for a softer Brexit", added Cameron who quit previous year after Britons voted to leave the E...

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  • Theresa May promises 'proper investigation' into Grenfell Tower fire
Theresa May promises 'proper investigation' into Grenfell Tower fire

The same type of cladding was installed on the Grenfell Tower in 2016, as part of a £10m renovation. According to reports from the British media, the Muslim members of the community saved many precious lives following the unfortunate event.

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  • US lawmaker, others shot on baseball field by anti-Trump man
US lawmaker, others shot on baseball field by anti-Trump man

Also wounded by the gunman were a Capitol Police officer, a congressional aide and a lobbyist. " He knew who we were ". Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old unemployed home inspector from southern IL, was killed in the shootout. In a statement , Capitol Police said Griner was in "good condition in the hospital, having been shot in the ankle". At a press...

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  • MI health chief faces involuntary manslaughter, misconduct charges in Flint water crisis
MI health chief faces involuntary manslaughter, misconduct charges in Flint water crisis

Andrew Arena, Schuette's chief criminal investigator and the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director in Detroit, said what he has found most shocking is that "people had information in their possession" about the Legionnaires' disease outbreak, "and just failed to act".

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  • Minnesota cop's fatal shooting of black motorist not justified
Minnesota cop's fatal shooting of black motorist not justified

Paul, Minn., protesting the July 6, 2016 shooting death of Castile by St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez . Seventy-four seconds is the amount of time that elapsed between the moment Yanez turned on his squad auto lights to the moment he fired the seventh and final shot into Castile's vehicle.

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  • Gunman kills three, self at San Francisco UPS facility
Gunman kills three, self at San Francisco UPS facility

Lam had a history of mental illness, according to NBC San Francisco's Laura Garcia Cannon . When the shooting started, she said her husband told her he ran for his life. The incident was not related to terrorism, he said. A long column of two rows of UPS employees were escorted out of the building by armed police officers, KPIX reported .

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  • Former ER surgeon says critical condition not uncommon after shootings
Former ER surgeon says critical condition not uncommon after shootings

Mr Trump described Mr Scalise, the number three Republican in the House of Representatives, as a "very good friend" and "patriot", telling him: "America is praying for you and America is praying for all of the victims of this awful shooting".

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  • President Trump Being Investigated For Obstruction
President Trump Being Investigated For Obstruction

The Deputy Attorney General assured lawmakers that Special Counsel Mueller "will have the full degree of independence he needs to conduct that investigation appropriately". A March 22 exchange is allegedly of potential interest to Mueller, officials told The Post . Former United States attorney Barbara McQuade, who served under the Barack Obam...

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