• Housing Minister meets with Dublin's Chief Fire Officer after Grenfell Tower tragedy
Housing Minister meets with Dublin's Chief Fire Officer after Grenfell Tower tragedy

Firefighters searching the smoldering ruin in west London recovered six bodies from the 24-story Grenfell Tower, while 11 others were located but could not yet be removed from the gutted structure. Firefighters trying to race into the building were protected from the falling debris by police officers who placed riot shields over their heads. "Thi...

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  • London Attacker Told Italian Police He 'Wanted to Be a Terrorist'
London Attacker Told Italian Police He 'Wanted to Be a Terrorist'

The 48 injured included people from Britain, France , Spain, Australia and New Zealand. Last year, he was stopped at the Bologna airport while trying to fly to Turkey to reach Syria. Investigators confiscated Zaghba's computer but did not have proof of a crime so they had to return the device and pointed him out to London as a possible suspect...

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  • Iran condemns Kabul terrorist attack
Iran condemns Kabul terrorist attack

Security forces respond at the site of a suicide attack on a Shiites mosque in Kabul , Afghanistan, Thursday, Jun 15, 2017. Ghasemi attributed the recent wave of attacks to the latest heavy defeats of "extremist terrorists, especially ISIL" in Iraq and Syria which have pushed them to put creating blind and scattering insecurity across the regi...

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  • Theresa May's DUP deal gives us a government 'more extreme than UKIP'
Theresa May's DUP deal gives us a government 'more extreme than UKIP'

The date for the new legislative programme to be unveiled came hours before Mrs May is due to host Sinn Fein , the DUP and other parties at No10 in a bid to restore the Stormont assembly after its acrimonious collapse in January. She said: 'We are going into these talks with the national interest at heart. Talks with the DUP to secure her govern...

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  • Pres. Trump acknowledges he's being investigated
Pres. Trump acknowledges he's being investigated

The White House recently began referring all questions on Trump and Russian Federation to the lawyer Marc Kasowitz. The White House denies any collusion . Even yesterday, Trump had termed the alleged links between Russian Federation and his campaign as a phony story. Comey also testified that he had told Trump he was not under in...

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  • Member of Congress shot at baseball field in Virginia
Member of Congress shot at baseball field in Virginia

Tickets for the game are $10 and can be bought online here, but even if you can't make the trek to Nationals Park in Washington , DC, you can still watch members of Congress play America's favorite pastime. In the course of Thursday night's charity game, which drew a record attendance to Nationals Park, MedStar hospital issued a new update on Scal...

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  • Trump tweet appears to confirm he's under investigation
Trump tweet appears to confirm he's under investigation

The somewhat vague tweet seems to refer to Rosenstein , who wrote a memo outlining an argument against former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B. "The committee needs to have an opportunity to question the attorney general about the department's policies and priorities", Feinstein wrote. Trump has described these reports ...

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  • Could Trump's
Could Trump's "witch hunt" tweet come back to haunt him?

Given that every morning brings with it some new Trump scandal, one could be excused for not realizing that Trump has yet to be actively investigated. At a minimum, it is going to require incontrovertible evidence Trump meant to obstruct justice. "We can not allow the President to choose who will conduct this investigation or to interfe...

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  • Lindsey Graham, Susan Collins Warn Trump Not to Fire Robert Mueller
Lindsey Graham, Susan Collins Warn Trump Not to Fire Robert Mueller

Mueller is known to be close friends with former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , whose credibility he would have to weigh against the president's if Mueller chose to probe whether Trump committed obstruction of justice by expressing the hope that Comey would be lenient with former National Security Adviser Michael Fly...

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  • Brexit negotiations to start amid ongoing minority gov't talks
Brexit negotiations to start amid ongoing minority gov't talks

At the same time, Mrs May has been trying to thrash out a deal which would see the DUP prop up a minority Tory government in the Commons . But a deadly fire at a tower block in London delayed the announcement of any deal. May is holding talks Thursday with other Northern Ireland political parties amid warnings the expected DUP deal will underm...

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  • 7 reported missing after US Navy ship collision off Japan
7 reported missing after US Navy ship collision off Japan

In a brief written statement, the U.S. Pacific Fleet in Hawaii said the Navy requested assistance from the Japanese Coast Guard . YOKOSUKA , Japan (AP) - A US destroyer was back in its home port after colliding before dawn Saturday with a container ship four times its size, leaving seven sailors missing.

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  • Ireland's DUP deal with UK PM May not likely before next week
Ireland's DUP deal with UK PM May not likely before next week

David Davis, who leads the Department for Exiting the European Union, says in a joint statement Thursday that the decision comes after discussion in Brussels. Jeremy Corbyn , leader of Britain's main opposition, said his Labour Party would not support the Queen's speech to try to force her out of power through a vote of no-confidence.

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  • Trump considering 'terminating' Russia probe leader
Trump considering 'terminating' Russia probe leader

Muller was appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , and Trump could order Rosenstein to fire him or he could order that regulations that govern the appointment be repealed and then fire Mueller himself. Since being appointed special counsel in May, he has built a team of formidable legal minds who've worked on everything fro...

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  • No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller investigation
No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller investigation

If Mueller knew he was going to be named special counsel , it is unlikely he divulged that information to Trump . The White House appeared blindsided by it, but took hours to address it, triggering speculation it was, one, a plan indeed and Moody was testing the waters for Trump , and two, it was an attempt by a anxious administration to i...

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  • President 'considering' firing Mueller
President 'considering' firing Mueller

Sen. Susan Collins , R-Maine, asked Rosenstein at a budget hearing Tuesday what he would do if Trump ordered him to fire Mueller , who is investigating Russian interference in the US elections and possible Russian ties to Trump's campaign .

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  • Egypt police disburse small protests against islands deal
Egypt police disburse small protests against islands deal

He called on members of the public to hold demonstrations in public squares across the country following Friday prayers to "express our rejection of the current regime" of President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi. The outcome of Wednesday's vote was a foregone conclusion since the legislature is packed by el-Sissi supporters, whose government insists the is...

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  • Alexandria gunman had a list of names at time of shooting
Alexandria gunman had a list of names at time of shooting

The crowd started clapping and chanting United States of America after the first pitch was thrown by injured Capitol Police Officer David Bailey , one of the two officers on the congressman's security detail who've been credited with saving his life and potentially many others.

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  • Russian Federation unveils psychic cat ahead of Confederations Cup
Russian Federation unveils psychic cat ahead of Confederations Cup

Petersburg in the first match of the eight-nation Confederations Cup on a pitch that had to be hastily relaid after football officials deplored its quality when it cut up badly during a match there in April. Petersburg, Russia , Thursday, June 15, 2017. Key figures such as Alan Dzagoev, Artem Dzyuba and Roman Zobnin are sidelined due to injury, ...

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  • UK royals honor London fire victims as anger mounts
UK royals honor London fire victims as anger mounts

Mr Magee told Sky News he could see the blaze miles in the distance before nearing the tower, adding that he was "hoping and praying that it was a construction site, a new-build, that was going up". A massive fire raced through the 24-story high-rise apartment building in west Lo. Fire safety experts have pointed to cladding on the building as ...

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  • Four US soldiers killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan
Four US soldiers killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan

Mazar-i-Sharif. At least three United States troops were wounded Saturday when an Afghan soldier opened fire at them at a military base in northern Afghanistan , the defence ministry said, in the latest insider attack, reported AFP . This email address has already registered for this newsletter. " We are investigating and have no reports yet ...

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