• Grenfell Tower: 58 people missing and presumed dead in London tragedy
Grenfell Tower: 58 people missing and presumed dead in London tragedy

Tensions were high two days after the overnight fire gutted the huge housing block, killing at least 30 people and leaving dozens missing and hundreds homeless. Though it's feared the number will rise considerably as firefighters continue to search the ruins of the 24-storey north Kensington building. On Saturday the Prime Minister responded to...

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  • At a glance: Last day of the Bill Cosby sex assault trial
At a glance: Last day of the Bill Cosby sex assault trial

Lena Dunham has spoken out about the Cosby mistrial in a series tweets. Cosby's team declared victory, however temporary. "We came here looking for an acquittal, but like that Rolling Stones song says, 'You don't always get what you want, sometimes you get what you need, '" defense lawyer Brian McMonagle told reporters.

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  • The Hill: Trump sends prayers for missing United States sailors near Japan
The Hill: Trump sends prayers for missing United States sailors near Japan

US and Japanese military ships continued to scour the waters near the crash site for sign of the seven missing soldiers. The cause of the collision wasn't immediately clear. No one aboard the Crystal was hurt, and no oil spilled from the vessel, NYK said. The Japanese coast guard has been assisting the destroyer, which is significantly smalle...

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  • May admits London fire response 'not good enough'
May admits London fire response 'not good enough'

Authorities in London said Saturday that 58 people missing are presumed dead from this week's fire disaster at a high-rise tower. "His family is being supported by liaison officers from the Metropolitan Police", Cundy said. May announced on Friday that her government has set up a £5 million ($8.4 million Cdn) "discretionary fund" to help pay fo...

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  • Palestinian militant groups deny ISIS claim of Jerusalem attack
Palestinian militant groups deny ISIS claim of Jerusalem attack

In response to the terror attack in which an Israeli Border Police officer was killed, Jerusalem police launched a large-scale operation in which hundreds of illegal Palestinian residents were arrested, interrogated and expelled from Israeli territory.

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  • Ramadan 'Saved Lives' During London Building Fire
Ramadan 'Saved Lives' During London Building Fire

Britain's Press Association has reported that some 70 people are still missing after the fire, based on a compilation of verified reports. She has ordered a full public inquiry into the blaze. Emergency services are continuing to search for bodies in the now burnt-out building. "We need to know what happened", she said. "Contractor says that he...

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  • Palestinians deny IS claim for deadly attack on Israeli
Palestinians deny IS claim for deadly attack on Israeli

Thirty-eight Israelis, two American tourists and a British student have been killed in shootings, car-rammings and stabbings since a wave of Palestinian street attacks began in October 2015. Israel ambassador Danny Danon speaks at a United Nations Security Council meeting, April 20, 2017. The three men were armed with knives and an automatic ...

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  • Rumor That Trump May Fire Mueller Sets Washington Afire
Rumor That Trump May Fire Mueller Sets Washington Afire

Sessions in March stepped aside from the federal investigation into contacts between Russian Federation and the presidential campaign after acknowledging that he had met twice a year ago with Kislyak. "They say it's unlikely. problem for White House officials saying Trump won't fire Mueller, as Ruddy said may happen, is they have little idea what h...

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  • Somali survivors tell of restaurant siege by rebels; 31 dead
Somali survivors tell of restaurant siege by rebels; 31 dead

The president notes that the attackers targeted a place frequented by teens and young adults. Find us on Facebook too! The attacks have followed a recent spate where Shabab had infiltrated a military base in northeastern Somalia less than a week ago, killing soldiers and civilians including children.

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  • Lily Allen joins Grenfell Tower blaze protest at Kensington Town Hall
Lily Allen joins Grenfell Tower blaze protest at Kensington Town Hall

Messages on a wall for the victims and in support for those affected by the massive fire in Grenfell Tower, in London , Thursday, June 15, 2017 . "In addition, our hazardous area response team are also on scene", the statement added. There were complaints too about the council's failure to co-ordinate support for victims and other residents of ...

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  • Newt Gingrich's stance on Special Counsel Robert Mueller will give you whiplash
Newt Gingrich's stance on Special Counsel Robert Mueller will give you whiplash

Mueller's investigation will oversee an FBI probe into whether members of Trump's campaign team and his associates colluded to help Russian Federation with its interference in the election. Still, Gingrich said any special counsel with an agenda can "all of the sudden find something procedural and technical to latch onto". "Republicans are delusi...

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  • Britain's May Meets with Victims of Deadly High-rise Blaze
Britain's May Meets with Victims of Deadly High-rise Blaze

London , Jun 16 Dozens of people attending an angry protest for victims of the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy stormed the local town hall today, reporters at the scene saw. Public anger was mounting as residents and neighbors demanded answers for how the blaze spread so quickly amid reports that contractors installed a cheaper, less flame-resistan...

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  • Wife saw no sign gunman planned violence
Wife saw no sign gunman planned violence

We focused this week's segment on the local connection to the shooting, which was perpetrated by a 66-year-old man from Belleville, James T. Hodgkinson . It was not clear if Hodgkinson had planned the attack , or for how long. Those who knew him around Belleville have said nothing suggested he was capable of the attack on members of Congress, i...

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  • 58 people presumed dead in London tower inferno
58 people presumed dead in London tower inferno

In his latest update on the recovery operation, Mr Cundy said a search of the burnt out building in north Kensington had resumed after a brief pause because of fears about the safety of the structure. The announcement comes after Queen Elizabeth II said Britain was left somber by the tower block inferno, as Prime Minister Theresa May , accused o...

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  • Trump Says 'Let's Play Ball' At Record Turnout For Congressional Baseball Game
Trump Says 'Let's Play Ball' At Record Turnout For Congressional Baseball Game

Three others were shot Wednesday , including Matt Mika, director of government relations for Tysons Foods, who was in critical condition after being shot twice in the chest; Capitol Police Special Agent Crystal Griner, who was shot in the ankle; and Zack Barth, an aide to Rep.

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  • London police: 58 still missing, presumed dead from Grenfell Tower fire
London police: 58 still missing, presumed dead from Grenfell Tower fire

It was the latest expression of anger in the community following the fire that raged through Grenfell Tower where the death toll could exceed more than 100. "We are all desperately sad, we are angry, but of course none of us as angry as those who were directly affected". Protesters enraged at city's response to the Grenfell Tower fire have st...

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  • Dems win emotional congressional baseball game, 11-2
Dems win emotional congressional baseball game, 11-2

Mike Doyle of Pennsylvania, the manager of the Democratic team . Over social media he had lashed out at Trump and the GOP. The FBI, ATF, U.S. Capitol Police and Alexandria Police said Thursday that said the shooter's weapons were a 9 mm handgun and a 7.62 caliber rifle, which he appears to have purchased legally.

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  • Scalise Still in Critical Condition But Vitals are Stabilized
Scalise Still in Critical Condition But Vitals are Stabilized

House Majority Whip Scalise, 51, was shot in the hip by a rifle-welding critic of the president who sprayed bullets on U.S. lawmakers practising for an annual baseball game in the Washington suburb of Alexandria. "He was as critical as he can be when he came in", he said. The first surgery Scalise underwent was done immediately to stop the bl...

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  • 58 missing, presumed dead in London residential building fire
58 missing, presumed dead in London residential building fire

A couple of miles away in west London , several hundred protesters stormed Kensington and Chelsea council town hall. The death toll from the fire that tore through a London high-rise has nearly doubled, as residents lash out at the government's response to one of the deadliest blazes in United Kingdom history.

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  • US Democrats Warn Trump Against Firing Special Counsel Mueller
US Democrats Warn Trump Against Firing Special Counsel Mueller

Secondly, it pits Trump against deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein , who is overseeing the FBI's investigation into Russian meddling, after Trump's former campaign advisor and current attorney general Jeff Sessions was forced to recuse himself .

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