• Huge fire engulfs 27-floor London tower block
Huge fire engulfs 27-floor London tower block

London Ambulance Service medics specially trained in life-saving medical care in hazardous environments have also been sent to the fire . "The crews are doing all that they possibly can to tackle this fire". We don't have an integrated fire alarm system. According to CNN , the blaze, which engulfed almost the entire building, had been mostly ext...

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

You're impeding this investigation", Heinrich said. Some legal experts have said the information disclosed was not privileged because Trump himself had already publicly discussed their conversations.A former high-ranking Justice Department official familiar with how the inspector general handles complaints said any filing by Kasowitz would most lik...

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  • Kate meets London Bridge attack victims and hospital staff
Kate meets London Bridge attack victims and hospital staff

An American, Nancy Cannata, from the state of MA, said it was "very nice to see". Figures have shown a fivefold increase in the number of Islamophobic attacks since the attack at London Bridge and a 40 per cent increase in racists' incidents.

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  • Sessions prepares to answer questions during Senate hearing
Sessions prepares to answer questions during Senate hearing

Sessions is testifying at 2:30 p.m. ET today, as the investigation continues into Russian attempts to influence the 2016 presidential election. Sessions recused himself in March from a federal investigation into contacts between Russia and the Trump presidential campaign after acknowledging that he had met twice previous year with the Russian a...

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  • Two prison guards killed, two inmates on the run in Georgia
Two prison guards killed, two inmates on the run in Georgia

That tweet also states the reward is expected to increase. Authorities confirm one of the escaped prisoners has ties to the "Ghostface Gangsters". Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills confirmed to WSB-TV that the officers were killed.

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  • Britain's Theresa May in tough talks on forging governing alliance
Britain's Theresa May in tough talks on forging governing alliance

She reportedly apologised to Tory MPs , accepting personal responsibility for failing to win an outright victory and sacrificing the parliamentary majority she inherited from David Cameron when she became leader after the Brexit referendum past year.

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he was never briefed on Russia probe
Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he was never briefed on Russia probe

But his refusal to answer some questions frustrated New Mexico Senator Martin Heinrich. Democrat Senator Dianne Feinstein asked Sessions . "I'm not sure what was in his mind specifically". Sessions added he had no knowledge of "any such conversations by anyone connected to the Trump campaign", and said he did not have third meeting with the Russi...

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  • Will Jeff Sessions answer or dodge today's Senate questions on Trump, Comey?
Will Jeff Sessions answer or dodge today's Senate questions on Trump, Comey?

In his testimony today before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Sessions - the U.S.'s chief law enforcement officer - told Sen. "While he had recused himself from the Russian Federation probe, Sessions said, I did not recuse myself from defending my honor against scurrilous and false allegations".

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  • Otto Warmbier Was Just Freed From North Korea for a Tragic Reason
Otto Warmbier Was Just Freed From North Korea for a Tragic Reason

Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this photo. Former NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman, left, towers over North Korean children during his visit to Mangyongdae, the birth place of late North Korean leader Kim Il Sung on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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  • Brexit talks face delay after UK election shock
Brexit talks face delay after UK election shock

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he could still be prime minister, although his party has no obvious way to build a majority coalition. Under the terms of Article 50 of the EU treaties, the two-year deadline for the United Kingdom to leave the union can be extended only with the agreement of the other 27 member states.

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  • Five key takeaways from Jeff Sessions' testimony
Five key takeaways from Jeff Sessions' testimony

Sessions , testifying under oath before the Senate Intelligence Committee yesterday, denied ever having any conversations with Russians about Russian election meddling - including at an event past year at a Washington hotel that was attended by Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak .

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  • Leahy angry Sessions canceled on appropriations hearing
Leahy angry Sessions canceled on appropriations hearing

Trump's decision to fire Comey , a move recommended by Sessions despite having already recused himself from the Russian Federation probe, prompted critics to charge that the president was trying to interfere with a criminal investigation.

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  • The White House Can't Decide How to Attack James Comey
The White House Can't Decide How to Attack James Comey

According to one of the president's adult sons, who helps run Trump's business and who plays a prominent role in promoting Trump's political interests, Comey's version of events may be the accurate one. With a single tweet, Trump also castigated Comey as "a leaker" for giving an account of his conversation with the president to a law professor who ...

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  • Sessions says he's
Sessions says he's "not stonewalling", citing "confidential communications" with Trump

Sessions replied, "I don't recall any such conversation". Some asked Sessions whether executive privilege has been invoked. In essence, Sessions was invoking a future option of Trump's not to answer the questions posed because the president had been part of those conversations.

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  • Over 200 London firefighters battle North Kensington blaze in 27-story high-rise
Over 200 London firefighters battle North Kensington blaze in 27-story high-rise

Residents said it appeared to start in an apartment on a lower floor and spread upward quickly. TRAPPED residents in Grenfell Tower were seen desperately waving their bedsheets from the window as crowds below watched on in horror. He said he saw people jumping from the building. Sophia, who is about 500m away from the building, said: "There a...

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  • 30 people taken to London hospitals after fire
30 people taken to London hospitals after fire

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said there was no indication that any New Zealanders had been caught up in the fire. "It's horrendous. The whole building is engulfed in flames". "I warned a couple of my neighbours, the ones nearest to me, and we basically went as fast as we could". "But it's terrible, I just can't believe the way it s...

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  • Sessions denies 'scurrilous' Russian Federation claims
Sessions denies 'scurrilous' Russian Federation claims

The Democratic senators continued to pursue the idea that Donald Trump sold out America to the Russians, and once more the dead end yielded nothing but more hopeful speculation . CORNISH: The other big topic along those lines was about James Comey's firing. Wyden. There are none, " Sessions said. But his very public handling of the Clinton e...

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  • Pentagon to be granted authority for decisions over troop deployment in Afghanistan
Pentagon to be granted authority for decisions over troop deployment in Afghanistan

We will correct this as soon as possible. Aiming to succeed where his predecessors failed, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis called on Congress Monday to allow the military services to shutter excess bases - a move the Pentagon concludes will save billions of dollars but one that lawmakers have previously rejected.

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  • Jeff Sessions : US Attorney General brands Russian Federation collusion claims a 'detestable lie'
Jeff Sessions : US Attorney General brands Russian Federation collusion claims a 'detestable lie'

Sessions says his recusal was not because he had done something wrong or was, himself, the subject of the investigation. Sessions also did not answer whether he had ever discussed firing Comey in the context of the Russian Federation investigation with the president.

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  • Flynn agrees to provide some requested documents
Flynn agrees to provide some requested documents

Cohen has dismissed any talk of collusion with Russian Federation. It marked the first time the White House officially acknowledged that outside counsel had been retained. "As part of our ongoing investigation into Russian active measures during the 2016 campaign, today we approved subpoenas for several individuals for testimony, personal documents...

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