• Huge fire engulfs tower block in west London
Huge fire engulfs tower block in west London

Flames and smoke engulf a tower block, in north Kensington, West London , Britain June 14, 2017 . "As I was going down the stairs, there were firefighters, truly wonderful firefighters that were actually going upstairs, to the fire, trying to get as many people out the building as possible", he told the BBC .

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  • Eight killed, 350 houses submerged as floods ravage Mizoram
Eight killed, 350 houses submerged as floods ravage Mizoram

About a dozen people have been feared killed since Tuesday evening as incessant rain continues to lash the North East. Officials estimated that 10 people died after a three-storey building collapsed after a landslide in the Lunglei district of Mizoram , and two others were killed by electrocution in Guwahati .

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  • Turkey says ready to render any support to Qatar
Turkey says ready to render any support to Qatar

Saudi Arabia and its allies accuse gas-rich Doha of supporting Islamist extremists in what is the worst crisis to grip the Gulf in years. If U.S. rates rise, Saudi Arabia is seen likely to follow suit with its rates because the country's currency is pegged to the dollar.

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  • UN's Zeid warns Gulf states to respect rights in Qatar row
UN's Zeid warns Gulf states to respect rights in Qatar row

Egypt has long thought Qatar's support of Islamist groups Muslim Brotherhood was risky for their country. "Our main priority as part of our efforts with both Qatar and Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries is to solve this through negotiations, not to escalate the crisis", President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman Ibrahim Kalin told an Ankara n...

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  • Tower blaze brings fresh delay to British PM's power deal
Tower blaze brings fresh delay to British PM's power deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May has told lawmakers in her Conservative Party that she will stay as leader for as long as they want her to, one of her members of parliament said on Monday. Former prime minister David Cameron said Mrs May would have to change her approach to Brexit as a result of the election. The difficulty facing the propone...

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  • May Bids for Government Deal After Damping Tory Rebellion
May Bids for Government Deal After Damping Tory Rebellion

She has called for an "open Brexit " strategy that would focus on retaining trade ties and has said she wants a role in devising the government's policy. The DUP leader is nearly certain to ask for greater investment in Northern Ireland as the price of a deal. It is thought Mrs Foster, despite being a Brexit supporter, could seek assurances from...

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  • Who is Steve Scalise, GOP congressman injured in Virginia shooting
Who is Steve Scalise, GOP congressman injured in Virginia shooting

Mo Brooks said he believes the gunman who opened fire at a Republican congressional baseball practice meant to kill as many congressmen as possible. Authorities, meanwhile, have not yet said whether there was a motive behind the shooting. Minor said heard "very briefly" after the shooting incident from Walker.

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  • Scalise in 'good spirits' before surgery for bullet wound
Scalise in 'good spirits' before surgery for bullet wound

The official was not authorized to discuss the investigation by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. Matt Mika, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods, also sustained injuries. Wednesday morning. The news of the hour includes Steve Scalise and his aides who were shot in Virginia. Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake added that he saw a member of Scalise's secu...

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  • Sessions Testifying in Russia Probe
Sessions Testifying in Russia Probe

Sessions said he never spoke to Comey about his job performance before he was sacked. Sessions refused to say whether he had ever discussed the Russian Federation investigation with Trump , arguing that he could not disclose private communications with the president.

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  • Children tossed out of windows in London high-rise blaze
Children tossed out of windows in London high-rise blaze

In this image made from video provided by Mischa Saag, a building is on fire in London , Wednesday, June 14, 2017 . - 125 families live in the building, which also houses a children's nursery. Narrating his escape from the burning building, Paul Munakr, who lives on the seventh floor, said he managed to escape. Survivors told of frantic attem...

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  • 6 killed as huge fire engulfs residential tower in London
6 killed as huge fire engulfs residential tower in London

Police Commander Stuart Cundy told reporters that 65 people were rescued from the tower. The London Fire Brigade received the first reports of the fire at 12:54 a.m. Actor and writer Tim Downie, who lives nearby, said, "It's horrendous". Regrettably, he said, he was unable to carry his elderly father and fears that he may not have survived.

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  • White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on
White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

Susan Collins, R-Maine, asked Rosenstein during an open Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing what he would do if Trump asked him to fire Mueller . Trump from making damaging mistakes", the Times reports, "an important internal change in a White House dominated by a president who often demands obeisance".

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  • Hodgkinson Appears to be a Bernie Sanders Supporter
Hodgkinson Appears to be a Bernie Sanders Supporter

The FBI is leading the investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is conducting traces on one rifle and one handgun taken from the scene. Police initially tweeted that the suspect was among five people transported to the hospital, though Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown later refused to confirm that.

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  • Blaze engulfs apartment block in London
Blaze engulfs apartment block in London

Other survivors spoke of confusion and conflicting advice given to residents, many of whom had been advised in advance not to leave their apartments in the event of a fire. By mid-morning, an acrid smell permeated the area. Some called loved ones as they remained trapped inside the burning tower block, while others posted on social media about th...

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  • House Majority White shot at congressional baseball practice
House Majority White shot at congressional baseball practice

Roger Williams, R-Texas, said a member of his staff was among the wounded. Rep. Multiple U.S. media agencies have named IL native James Hodgkinson as the suspect. "It was scary", Barton said. He said the shooter was "taken down". "This has got to stop, and it's got to stop today", Davis said. Scalise said he was unaware the hosts, from ...

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  • 24-story residential tower catches fire in west London
24-story residential tower catches fire in west London

The block was covered in thick black smoke and parts of it were still ablaze by midday Wednesday. Endless numbers of people. It is unclear how many people are still unaccounted for. At least six people have lost their lives and the death toll is expected to rise. A frantic woman dropped a baby from the ninth or tenth floor of Grenfell Tower as...

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  • London's Firefighters: The Heroes Of The Grenfell Tower Fire
London's Firefighters: The Heroes Of The Grenfell Tower Fire

Mayor Sadiq Khan said many questions must be answered about safety for the scores of other apartment blocks around the British capital. "I sat there watching my house burn down and watching people cry for help who couldn't come down", Mamudu said.

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  • Turkey convicts opposition lawmaker for revealing secrets
Turkey convicts opposition lawmaker for revealing secrets

The case relates to the controversial publication by the Cumhuriyet daily in 2015 of images purportedly showing the Turkish intelligence service seeking to transport arms over the border to Syria. The Istanbul court, at an earlier hearing this year, said the leaked images aimed to manipulate worldwide opinion on Turkey "with the aim to have Turke...

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  • Majority whip among those shot at congressional baseball team practice
Majority whip among those shot at congressional baseball team practice

A government official identified the shooter as an IL man named James. "Every year, with a few interruptions, Senate and House members of each party team up to settle scores and solidify friendships off the floor and on the field", according to the game's website.

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  • Giffords tweets support following baseball practice shooting
Giffords tweets support following baseball practice shooting

At the same time, "we have to ratchet down the rhetoric that we see", said Davis. "If they wouldn't have been there, this would have been a massacre of innocent people", Davis says. "Davis attended the baseball practice Wednesday morning but wasn't injured". Other Illinois congressmen who were on the team include Darin LaHood and John Shimkus, wh...

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