• Sessions Testifying in Russia Probe
Sessions Testifying in Russia Probe

Sessions said he never spoke to Comey about his job performance before he was sacked. Sessions refused to say whether he had ever discussed the Russian Federation investigation with Trump , arguing that he could not disclose private communications with the president.

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  • Children tossed out of windows in London high-rise blaze
Children tossed out of windows in London high-rise blaze

In this image made from video provided by Mischa Saag, a building is on fire in London , Wednesday, June 14, 2017 . - 125 families live in the building, which also houses a children's nursery. Narrating his escape from the burning building, Paul Munakr, who lives on the seventh floor, said he managed to escape. Survivors told of frantic attem...

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  • 6 killed as huge fire engulfs residential tower in London
6 killed as huge fire engulfs residential tower in London

Police Commander Stuart Cundy told reporters that 65 people were rescued from the tower. The London Fire Brigade received the first reports of the fire at 12:54 a.m. Actor and writer Tim Downie, who lives nearby, said, "It's horrendous". Regrettably, he said, he was unable to carry his elderly father and fears that he may not have survived.

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  • White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on
White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

Susan Collins, R-Maine, asked Rosenstein during an open Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing what he would do if Trump asked him to fire Mueller . Trump from making damaging mistakes", the Times reports, "an important internal change in a White House dominated by a president who often demands obeisance".

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  • Hodgkinson Appears to be a Bernie Sanders Supporter
Hodgkinson Appears to be a Bernie Sanders Supporter

The FBI is leading the investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is conducting traces on one rifle and one handgun taken from the scene. Police initially tweeted that the suspect was among five people transported to the hospital, though Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown later refused to confirm that.

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  • Blaze engulfs apartment block in London
Blaze engulfs apartment block in London

Other survivors spoke of confusion and conflicting advice given to residents, many of whom had been advised in advance not to leave their apartments in the event of a fire. By mid-morning, an acrid smell permeated the area. Some called loved ones as they remained trapped inside the burning tower block, while others posted on social media about th...

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  • House Majority White shot at congressional baseball practice
House Majority White shot at congressional baseball practice

Roger Williams, R-Texas, said a member of his staff was among the wounded. Rep. Multiple U.S. media agencies have named IL native James Hodgkinson as the suspect. "It was scary", Barton said. He said the shooter was "taken down". "This has got to stop, and it's got to stop today", Davis said. Scalise said he was unaware the hosts, from ...

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  • 24-story residential tower catches fire in west London
24-story residential tower catches fire in west London

The block was covered in thick black smoke and parts of it were still ablaze by midday Wednesday. Endless numbers of people. It is unclear how many people are still unaccounted for. At least six people have lost their lives and the death toll is expected to rise. A frantic woman dropped a baby from the ninth or tenth floor of Grenfell Tower as...

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  • London's Firefighters: The Heroes Of The Grenfell Tower Fire
London's Firefighters: The Heroes Of The Grenfell Tower Fire

Mayor Sadiq Khan said many questions must be answered about safety for the scores of other apartment blocks around the British capital. "I sat there watching my house burn down and watching people cry for help who couldn't come down", Mamudu said.

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  • Turkey convicts opposition lawmaker for revealing secrets
Turkey convicts opposition lawmaker for revealing secrets

The case relates to the controversial publication by the Cumhuriyet daily in 2015 of images purportedly showing the Turkish intelligence service seeking to transport arms over the border to Syria. The Istanbul court, at an earlier hearing this year, said the leaked images aimed to manipulate worldwide opinion on Turkey "with the aim to have Turke...

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  • Majority whip among those shot at congressional baseball team practice
Majority whip among those shot at congressional baseball team practice

A government official identified the shooter as an IL man named James. "Every year, with a few interruptions, Senate and House members of each party team up to settle scores and solidify friendships off the floor and on the field", according to the game's website.

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  • Giffords tweets support following baseball practice shooting
Giffords tweets support following baseball practice shooting

At the same time, "we have to ratchet down the rhetoric that we see", said Davis. "If they wouldn't have been there, this would have been a massacre of innocent people", Davis says. "Davis attended the baseball practice Wednesday morning but wasn't injured". Other Illinois congressmen who were on the team include Darin LaHood and John Shimkus, wh...

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  • London Fire: 6 Dead, 50 Hurt in Grenfell Tower Blaze
London Fire: 6 Dead, 50 Hurt in Grenfell Tower Blaze

A BBC reporter said there are fears the building might collapse. The subsidized housing block of 120 apartments was built in 1974 and was recently upgraded at a cost of 8.6 million pounds ($11 million), with work finishing in May 2016, according to the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

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  • Congressman, police office shot at baseball field
Congressman, police office shot at baseball field

That suspect has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old man from IL. Grothman said security would not typically follow a member of Congress to an event like this but because of Scalise's position as House majority whip, he had a detail with him.

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  • Massive fire engulfs 27-story apartment tower in London
Massive fire engulfs 27-story apartment tower in London

Some locals feared the charred tower block might collapse but a structural engineer said the building was not in danger, London Fire Brigade said. London Ambulances' hazardous environments team has also rushed to the scene. London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton confirmed that there have been a "number of fatalities" in the "unpreceden...

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  • Witness Reports Hearing 'Screams' From Grenfell Tower
Witness Reports Hearing 'Screams' From Grenfell Tower

A website run by the "Grenfell Action Group" said residents of the tower had expressed concerns over the safety of the building, specifically pointing to fire risks. Witnesses said they saw trapped residents desperately shouting for help from windows on upper floors as flames enveloped the building. Many people at St.

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  • Deadly London high-rise fire: Woman threw baby from window in escape attempt
Deadly London high-rise fire: Woman threw baby from window in escape attempt

Speaking on BBC Radio 4, the mayor of London Sadiq Khan said that fire advice "will be looked into" in the wake of the tragedy. "With a number of tower blocks in Belfast recently refurbished or now undergoing refurbishment, I have contacted the Northern Ireland Housing Executive so people can be assured that any materials used for the cladd...

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  • Arizona Senator describes scene of shooting at softball practice
Arizona Senator describes scene of shooting at softball practice

The President is monitoring the situation, the White House said in a statement . Citing government officials, both the Associated Press and the Washington Post identified Hodgkinson of IL as the alleged shooter. Two Capitol police officers shot Wednesday have been identified as Krystal Griner and David Bailey . He is expected to make a ...

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  • Gunman shoots congressman, police at Virginia baseball practice
Gunman shoots congressman, police at Virginia baseball practice

At 9:45 a.m., he was on his way to a briefing on the shooting and as yet has no official comment, staff in his D.C. office said. Police engaged in gunfire with Hodgkinson, 66, who was also shot and taken to area hospital where he died of his wounds.

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  • Trump administration abstains from global climate change pledge
Trump administration abstains from global climate change pledge

McKenna says Canada has no interest in renegotiating the Paris climate change agreement in order to bring the United States back on board. The final version stated that the USA will continue to engage with "key worldwide partners" in a way consistent with its domestic priorities - a "strong" economy and a "healthy environment".

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