• London flats' fire death toll rises to 17, many still missing
London flats' fire death toll rises to 17, many still missing

Lammy told the BBC he had yet to hear from family friend Khadjia Saye who lived in the tower, and called the fire "an outrage". Nearly 24 hours after the devastating fire in London's North Kensington left at least 12 people dead, firefighters are still working to dampen the blaze and search for bodies.

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  • Ryan: Going to 'take some time' for Scalise to recover from shooting
Ryan: Going to 'take some time' for Scalise to recover from shooting

We are united in our shock". House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. walks towards the House floor on Capitol Hill in Washington , Wednesday, June 14, 2017. "Marcia and I send our thoughts and prayers to Steve and the other victims of this morning's shooting in Virginia". "Members get threats on a regular basis and have trouble determining which are...

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  • Number of Britons granted German citizenship quadruples
Number of Britons granted German citizenship quadruples

Only 3.9% of Britons who have lived in Germany for 10 years or longer have taken on local citizenship, according to the data, suggesting that further increases may lie ahead as the United Kingdom exits the EU. The Office said a total of 110,400 foreigners took up German citizenship last year, a 2.9 per cent increase from the previous year, with the...

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  • Palace explains Duterte's absence: 'He needs time to rejuvenate'
Palace explains Duterte's absence: 'He needs time to rejuvenate'

He is just getting needed rest after 23 intense days of supervising the Marawi situation", Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a text message at 10:59 p.m. "It's his private time I'm sure he's spending time mainly resting", Abella said. Before his break, Duterte had spent much of his time in Mindanao, rallying troops in southern ca...

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  • London high-rise fire death toll rises to 17
London high-rise fire death toll rises to 17

The burnt facade of a tower block is seen as firefighters tackle a serious fire at Latimer Road in West London , Britain June 14, 2017. Many people were still unaccounted for with police saying there was little chance of finding any more survivors from the smoldering building.

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  • Calls for gun control likely revving up already
Calls for gun control likely revving up already

Republican Congressional members have become more conservative and from outside urban areas, and few of them dare support gun-control measures. This is a striking departure from recent political history, when clashes over gun rights often fell along regional rather than partisan lines.

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  • Wales face tough test on the road in Serbia
Wales face tough test on the road in Serbia

Sam Vokes is set to win his 50th Wales cap in Serbia and is adamant Chris Coleman's experienced squad can prosper without Gareth Bale . With two double-headers to come in September and October respectively, Ireland have two home and two away matches left to play.

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  • What is the congressional baseball game?
What is the congressional baseball game?

Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign. Rand Paul, R-Ky., a member of the Republican team who was at the practice at a park in Alexandria, Virginia. Gunman at GOP ballgame: 'Are you Democrats or Republicans?' The Republicans weren't the only lawmakers playing ball on Wednesday morning. There was no immediate word from the baseball game's p...

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  • Secret Service Does Not Have Any Comey Tapes
Secret Service Does Not Have Any Comey Tapes

Specifically, the Wall Street Journal requested any information pertaining to all recording systems installed by the Secret Service or any other agency within the White House on or after November 8, 2017, as well as any recordings or transcripts of any recordings made after the inauguration within the White House.

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  • Annual US Congress baseball game brings unity after shooting
Annual US Congress baseball game brings unity after shooting

He was airlifted to MedStar Washington Hospital Center Wednesday and is in critical condition recovering from surgery. One day after a gunman opened fire at a Republican congressional baseball practice, shooting House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and three others, lawmakers are on the field Thursday evening at Nationals Park in Washington...

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  • 17 dead, public investigation sought in London tower fire
17 dead, public investigation sought in London tower fire

Thursday morning, smoke was still wafting out of the shell of the Grenfell Tower. Fire engulfed the social housing block, where as many as 600 people lived in more than 120 apartments, in the early hours of Wednesday, turning it into a flaming torch in minutes.

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  • Investigation Is
Investigation Is "Witch Hunt"

FBI Director James Comey was abruptly fired by the president on May 9, and Mueller was appointed special counsel by the Justice Department to continue an independent investigation. But, "Officials say that changed shortly after Comey's firing", the Post reports. Mueller's friendship with Comey and Mueller's selection of several investigators...

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  • Centre rushes 400 more paramilitary to Darjeeling; total 1400
Centre rushes 400 more paramilitary to Darjeeling; total 1400

There is peace in Bengal. "That was why we had to take action". "Law will take its own course". But one can not do politics with guns and bombs. According to state parliamentary affairs minister Partha Chatterjee, "We are looking at all possible opportunities to provide relief to the tourists.

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  • 'President Trump believes the climate is changing': Ambassador Haley
'President Trump believes the climate is changing': Ambassador Haley

On Thursday, June 1, Donald Trump withdrew the US from the Paris Agreement , a 196-nation pact to combat climate change . Billionaire climate advocate Michael Bloomberg met French president Emmanuel Macron on Friday after launching a coalition of United States cities and corporations that intends to uphold the Paris accord while Macron led Eu...

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  • AAP Fined by Delhi's PWD for 'Unauthorised Occupation' of Bungalow
AAP Fined by Delhi's PWD for 'Unauthorised Occupation' of Bungalow

Sources said that as on May 31, the fine, which is essentially the penal rent, amounted to Rs. 27,73,802. Officials said Lieutenant Governor Anil Bajpai has already cancelled the allotment of the bungalow. In November 2015, the AAP government had approved a policy for land allotment to state parties. The department, however, did not bother to r...

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  • London tower fire death toll expected to grow beyond 12
London tower fire death toll expected to grow beyond 12

The charred remains of a kitchen inside the London apartment tower. - The Prime Minister visited the site Thursday. Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said authorities genuinely don't know how many people died and that firefighters have been traumatized by the inability to save more people .

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  • Germany, Austria slam US sanctions against Russia
Germany, Austria slam US sanctions against Russia

Germany and Austria have voiced sharp criticism of the latest USA sanctions against Moscow because they could affect European businesses involved in piping Russian natural gas to Europe. The pipeline, expected to be commercial by 2019, will add 27.5 billion cubic meters of capacity to Nord Stream 1, which is already operational. According to th...

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  • Trump Considering Firing Special Counsel? Just Another Example Of Stirring The Pot
Trump Considering Firing Special Counsel? Just Another Example Of Stirring The Pot

Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy tells Judy Woodruff of "PBS NewsHour": "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel". "I'm not going to follow any orders unless I believe those are proper and appropriate orders", he said. Even so, Gingrich said, Trump won't seek to dismiss Mueller because he's confident the probe will conclude he'...

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  • London Mayor Calls On Gov't To Cancel Trump's State Visit
London Mayor Calls On Gov't To Cancel Trump's State Visit

A spokesman for Mr Khan said he had more important things to be doing than responding to Mr Trump's "ill-informed" tweet - but yesterday the USA leader posted a fresh attack to his 31.5 million Twitter followers. Some have even suggested that Trump's decision to single out Sadiq Khan , a Muslim, for criticism was a reflection of Trump's Is...

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  • Republican lawmaker hurt in shooting
Republican lawmaker hurt in shooting

Shortly before the shooting began, the gunman asked Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., if the team on the field was made up of Democrats or Republicans , DeSantis later told reporters. I also want to thank the Capitol police for their heroic actions to prevent further harm. Sanders said he was " sickened by this despicable act " and added that "viol...

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