• Grief turns to anger in neighborhood near London tower fire
Grief turns to anger in neighborhood near London tower fire

Mr Cundy said investigators had examined the location where the fire is believed to have started, but conditions within the tower remain "hazardous". Stairwells can have a chimney effect, funnelling flames upwards, while corridors can have a so-called trench effect. More than 200 firefighters worked through the night.

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  • ISIS leader Al-Baghdadi likely killed in Russian airstrike
ISIS leader Al-Baghdadi likely killed in Russian airstrike

The airstrike on May 28 was carried out on the outskirts of the militant group's de facto capital Raqqa , on a command post where ISIS leaders were meeting, according to Russian state media reports. He said according to his information al Baghdadi was a different part of Syria at the end of May. At the time, he was considered a low-level al Qaed...

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  • North Korean hackers 'behind WannaCry cyberattack that hit NHS'
North Korean hackers 'behind WannaCry cyberattack that hit NHS'

The Sony hack came as the company planned to release the movie " The Interview ", a satire about an assassination attempt on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The North Korean state is also alleged to employ an "army of trolls" numbering tens of thousands of staff whose objective is to spread propaganda, hack websites and attack neighbouring South...

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  • India to play Pakistan in Champions Trophy final
India to play Pakistan in Champions Trophy final

Virat Kohli's men were clinical on all fronts, be it batting, bowling or fielding. The captain was not anxious that India's middle order was not getting enough opportunities to have a go. "As a captain, he was brilliant". Sabbir and Tamim then played some gutsy cricket to launch a stunning counter-attack on India . "I think a lot of sides...

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  • Senate OKs sanctions bill to punish Russian Federation
Senate OKs sanctions bill to punish Russian Federation

The bill, which includes both Russian and Iranian sanctions, now heads to the House, which still needs to pass it before it goes to President Donald Trump's desk. Broad new sanctions would be imposed on Russia's mining, metals, shipping and railways sectors. The measure would then apply new sanctions against Russian Federation for its activities ...

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  • Politico Poll: More Trust Comey Than Trump
Politico Poll: More Trust Comey Than Trump

But if questions coming into Tuesday's hearing were, "How would Sessions respond to fired FBI Director James Comey's intimation that there was something else - something classified - about Sessions to be concerned about?" or "What more do we know about President Trump's role in firing Comey or putting pressure on officials to drop the Russian...

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  • Warren Gatland still considering Lions XV to face New Zealand
Warren Gatland still considering Lions XV to face New Zealand

We examine five key talking points... Gatland had previously targeted the Maori All Blacks clash on June 17 as the fixture where he would be closing in on his line-up for the first Test. "The pleasing thing was it was a big step up in performance". Good work at the ruck, scrum, and the majority of lineouts provided quality ball for the backs.

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  • India vs Bangladesh, ICC Champions Trophy 2017
India vs Bangladesh, ICC Champions Trophy 2017

India's Test ace Cheteshwar Pujara, who is now in England playing for Nottinghamshire in English County, said: "Fantastic win!" But when, to his evident dismay, the wicket-keeper hit a Jadhab full toss to Kohli at mid-wicket, Bangladesh were 179 for five in the 36th over.

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  • Adele Visits Sight Of Deadly Building Fire In London
Adele Visits Sight Of Deadly Building Fire In London

The couple recently moved into their apartment on the 23rd floor of the Grenfell Tower , which went up in flames on Wednesday morning. Firefighters searching the smoldering ruin in west London have recovered six bodies from the 24-story Grenfell Tower, while 11 others have been located but can not yet be removed from the gutted structure.

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  • Almost 200 Democrats to sue Trump over foreign business dealings
Almost 200 Democrats to sue Trump over foreign business dealings

Constitution. While legal experts have said the plaintiffs in the prior lawsuits may have difficulty establishing that they have sufficient legal basis to sue, Blumenthal said members of Congress have standing due to their Constitutional duty to consider emoluments matters.

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  • Pence Hires Outside Counsel to Handle Russia Probe Questions
Pence Hires Outside Counsel to Handle Russia Probe Questions

The U.S. Supreme Court ultimately overturned McDonnell's convictions. A former Virginia attorney general, Cullen served as the Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia under the administration of former President George W Bush where he directed investigations of financial institutions and defense contractors.

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  • Theresa May 'confident' she will get Queen's Speech through Commons
Theresa May 'confident' she will get Queen's Speech through Commons

She made no comment as she left 10 Downing Street en route for the House of Commons. Instead, she found the opposition Labour Party unexpectedly making a strong second-place showing and national politics thrown into disarray. One of the most pressing issues is the state of the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland after Britai...

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  • European Union sources: United Kingdom to agree Brexit divorce bill before trade talks
European Union sources: United Kingdom to agree Brexit divorce bill before trade talks

Earlier on Thursday, it was announced the uncertainty in Westminster had pushed back the Queen's Speech - when the monarch announces the Government's programme for the parliamentary session - from Monday to Wednesday next week. "We believe that the withdrawal process can not be concluded without the future relationship also being taken into acc...

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  • I didn't plot with Russia, Jeff Sessions tells US Senate
I didn't plot with Russia, Jeff Sessions tells US Senate

Mr Mueller is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 United States presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. The Senate on Wednesday approved a bipartisan amendment that in part requires a congressional review process should Trump move to either ease or lift sanctions on Russian Federation.

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  • Chinese authorities: Explosion at kindergarten suspected to be criminal; 7 dead
Chinese authorities: Explosion at kindergarten suspected to be criminal; 7 dead

On Thursday evening, Jiangsu province's internet safety and protection police announced on their official Weibo microblog that another video of an explosion circulating on social media was not from Thursday's blast, as had been claimed. BEIJING (AP) - The bombing at the front gate of a kindergarten in eastern China that killed eight people, includ...

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  • Grenfell Tower: Government will do 'whatever required'
Grenfell Tower: Government will do 'whatever required'

At least 17 people were killed in the early morning inferno Wednesday that swept through the 24-story Grenfell Tower , trapping people inside their apartments before firefighters could arrive. Meanwhile, Theresa May - who also visited the site of the fire today, although she did not meet with residents - has ordered a public inquiry into the ...

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  • Palestinian National Authority to stop paying families of terrorists
Palestinian National Authority to stop paying families of terrorists

Senators from both major parties charged that such cuts would ultimately hurt America. Mr. Tillerson told members of the House committee on Wednesday that the administration needs flexibility to "turn up the heat when we need to, but also to insure that we have the ability to maintain a constructive dialogue".

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  • Mutko: Russia ready to host FIFA Confederations Cup
Mutko: Russia ready to host FIFA Confederations Cup

The final two teams of the group are Cameroon and Australia . Therefore, it gives young stars such as Niklas Sule, Timo Werner, Julian Brandt and Joshua Kimmich a chance to steal the limelight and give their manager something to think about for next summer.

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  • The Road to Larry O' Episode 10: Warriors Get Redemption
The Road to Larry O' Episode 10: Warriors Get Redemption

But now the Golden State Warriors have unanimously decided - they don't fancy popping a few champagne bottles with the US President. "As far as that team, they're going to be here for a while", Cleveland superstar LeBron James said of the Warriors .

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  • Black Capitol Police Agents Hailed As Heroes After GOP Shooting
Black Capitol Police Agents Hailed As Heroes After GOP Shooting

I didn't get to talk to her, but I also want to commend the bravery of the other Capitol Police officer who was injured today: Crystal Griner. The House adopted a resolution on Thursday to thank the Capitol Police officers who helped fend off a gunman attacking GOP lawmakers at their baseball practice the day before.

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