• London Tower Fire: Death Toll Rises as Anger Takes Hold
London Tower Fire: Death Toll Rises as Anger Takes Hold

As an investigation into the cause of the fire began, residents reported that fire alarms had not sounded and that they were told to "stay put" in their flats and "put a wet towel down by the door". "To any of the hundreds of families effected by this awful fire at Grenfell Tower Notting Hill today, you are all welcome to come hang out in my restau...

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  • President Trump Under Investigation For Obstruction Of Justice
President Trump Under Investigation For Obstruction Of Justice

It is unclear whether Mueller was interested in returning to that job. "I don't think Newt said that", Graham told reporters. The Washington Post reported Wednesday that Robert Mueller's investigation into the election has now widened to include the president.

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  • Special Counsel Is Investigating Trump For Obstruction Of Justice
Special Counsel Is Investigating Trump For Obstruction Of Justice

Mike Rogers and Rogers' former deputy Richard Ledgett agreed to be interviewed as part of Mueller's investigation, according to five people "briefed on the requests" who were "not authorized to discuss the matter publicly", the paper reports .

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions vows to defend himself against 'false allegations'
Attorney General Jeff Sessions vows to defend himself against 'false allegations'

The hearing lasted about two and a half hours, and included a number of testy exchanges . Sessions appeared before the intelligence committee five days after Comey, the former FBI director, delivered a dramatic testimony of his own before the same panel, accusing Trump of initiating improper one-on-one communications with him and trying to get h...

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  • Attorney General Sessions heatedly denies improper Russian Federation contacts
Attorney General Sessions heatedly denies improper Russian Federation contacts

In closely-watched congressional testimony , Sessions angrily denounced allegations he acted improperly during a series of meetings with Russian officials - or that he knew of any attempt at collusion by members of the Trump campaign team.

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  • No deal yet between Conservatives and DUP to back PM May
No deal yet between Conservatives and DUP to back PM May

Foster tweeted afterward that "discussions are going well with the government and we hope soon to be able to bring this work to a successful conclusion". "This new arrangement is very unsettling and people are concerned and anxious about what it may mean", Sinn Fein MP Michelle Glidernew told AFP.

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  • House Majority Whip Steve Scalise Has Been Shot in Virginia
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise Has Been Shot in Virginia

Senator Jeff Flake told VOA an officer who had been shot "ran around quite a while with a wound" while firing at the gunman . "I hear loud explosions". "He said, "OK, thanks" and turned around". And there was nothing earth-shattering about it. People are walking dogs. "There will be those who will talk about what's wrong with America, but ...

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  • Who is Trump friend Christopher Ruddy?
Who is Trump friend Christopher Ruddy?

Rosenstein responded: "No I have not". "Special counsel Mueller may be fired only for good cause, and I am required to put that cause in writing". That's what I would do. Newsmax Media CEO Christopher Ruddy stood by his claims after the White House downplayed his comments and suggested he did not know what he was talking about.

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  • Northern Ireland's DUP says talks with Conservatives to continue in London
Northern Ireland's DUP says talks with Conservatives to continue in London

A conclusion on the deal was expected on Wednesday, but the decision may now be delayed to next week, after the DUP said it would be inappropriate to conclude talks and announce a deal on the same day as a fire consumed a tower block in west London , killing 12 people.

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  • Adele attends vigil for victims of London fire
Adele attends vigil for victims of London fire

Mr Lammy said , 'We should call it what it is, it's corporate manslaughter, that's what it is and there should be arrests made, frankly. Earlier, Prime Minister Theresa May met with emergency services during a private visit to the site. "We always take all concerns seriously and these will form part of our forthcoming investigations". It had a...

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  • Reported casualties after blast at Chinese kindergarten
Reported casualties after blast at Chinese kindergarten

The blast occurred just as parents were collecting their children from school for the day and tore the entrance of the building to pieces. In a separate video clip, people could be heard shouting: "Blast, blast, dial 110 quickly!". It wasn't clear whether the blast was an accident or was deliberately set. Young children could be seen among the ...

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  • London fire chief: No more survivors expected
London fire chief: No more survivors expected

When the woman indicated she was going to drop the infant, "a gentleman ran forward and managed to grab the baby", she added. Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton told Sky would be a miracle if anyone were to be found alive. Zainab Dean and her two-year-old son Jeremiah were in their flat on the 14th floor. Her brother Francis Dean said: "I told her to le...

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  • Queen offers prayers for families and tribute to rescuers at Grenfell Tower
Queen offers prayers for families and tribute to rescuers at Grenfell Tower

At least one Filipino in London has been "seriously" injured from the fire that razed a 24-story residential building in London, Wednesday. Dany Cotton, who is commissioner of the London Fire Brigade, says it's the worst high-rise fire she'd ever seen.

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  • London tower fire: Twitter captures aftermath of 'unprecedented' blaze (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)
London tower fire: Twitter captures aftermath of 'unprecedented' blaze (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

Police said the confirmed number of deaths had reached 17. "I am not going to comment on that at the moment", he said. The alarm was raised just before 1:00 am (0000 GMT) and within an hour flames had engulfed the entire block of 120 flats.

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  • Shooter had history of anti-GOP activity
Shooter had history of anti-GOP activity

Hodgkinson , 66, of Bellevillle, Illinois in a golf league nearly 30 years in neighboring Edwardsville. He also wrote frequent letters to his hometown newspaper, the Belleville News-Democrat, which published almost two dozen letters between 2010 and 2012, many of which included complaints about the same theme: income inequality.

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  • Trump sits by bedside of congressman wounded in shooting
Trump sits by bedside of congressman wounded in shooting

He was watching practice, LaVor said , when "I happened to look over, I saw the gunman, white male, behind a chain-link fence, behind third base". "Other witnesses here told me that they heard upwards of 60 shots". When I say risking themselves, I mean , they're shooting 90-100 feet away. FBI Special Agent in Charge Tim Slater, who is leadi...

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  • 'Despicable Act': Bernie Sanders Condemns Shooter Who Volunteered for his Campaign
'Despicable Act': Bernie Sanders Condemns Shooter Who Volunteered for his Campaign

Michigan Rep. Mike Bishop said: "We were inside the backstop and if we didn't have that cover by a courageous person who stood up and took a shot themselves, we would not have gotten out of there and every one of us would have been hit - every single one of us".

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  • Don´t waste time, EU Brexit chief tells Britain
Don´t waste time, EU Brexit chief tells Britain

Amidst that chaos, 10 Downing Street proclaims and wants everybody else to believe that "it's business as usual". He urged Theresa May to consider governing on her own, saying this would not "carry the baggage" for the Conservatives that an arrangement with the DUP would, the Independent reported.

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  • Pres. Trump under investigation for obstruction of justice
Pres. Trump under investigation for obstruction of justice

Though former FBI director James Comey had previously expressed to President Trump that the latter wasn't under investigation, that apparently changed after Comey's surprise firing . Trump's legal team quickly denounced the report on Wednesday. "I think he is considering perhaps terminating the special counsel", Ruddy, who leads the conse...

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  • US Arrests Nearly 200 Iraqis in Deportation Sweep
US Arrests Nearly 200 Iraqis in Deportation Sweep

According to ICE, the crackdown is part of the agency's campaign to intensify the process of cleaning its backlog of cases involving illegal immigrants with previous convictions for different crimes such as robbery, sex assault, homicide and drug trafficking among others.

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