• Russia, FIFA reach last-gasp TV deal for Confederations Cup
Russia, FIFA reach last-gasp TV deal for Confederations Cup

More than 23,000 firefighters and rescue workers will ensure security during the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup , an official said on Tuesday as he presented a report to Deputy Emergencies Minister Vladimir Stepanov at a board meeting at the National Crisis Management Centre.

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  • Macron party tops French parliamentary vote: partial official count
Macron party tops French parliamentary vote: partial official count

The conservative Republicans and their allies trail in second place with 22 percent, allowing them to secure 70 - 132 seats. The left-wing party last led by previous President Francois Hollande saw its vote collapse to only 7.44 per cent, after Macron's left-of-centre party swept up its traditional base.

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  • Nova Launcher integrates Google Feed through a workaround
Nova Launcher integrates Google Feed through a workaround

All in all, it's good news for developer TeslaCoil, but working in this feature at a beta stage for version 5.3 of Nova has had one big hurdle: as debuggable apps can not be listed in the Play Store, Nova Launcher needs a separate, unlisted app to enable this feature.

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  • Sessions denies secret Russia meetings
Sessions denies secret Russia meetings

Sessions added that, "to suggest that a recusal from a single specific investigation" would render him unable to manage the leadership of the FBI would be "absurd". Sessions's recusal came the day after The Post reported the first two meetings, but Sessions said he was already talking with lawyers about whether his Trump campaign work would for...

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  • Suspect in congressional baseball shooting identified
Suspect in congressional baseball shooting identified

It was not immediately clear whether it would go on as scheduled. President Donald Trump delivered a measured message of national unity just hours after a shooting that injured House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and two Capitol Police officers and staffer and lobbyist, his first address to the country in the immediate aftermath of a major do...

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  • London high-rise fire like 'horror movie,' leaving many dead and dozens injured
London high-rise fire like 'horror movie,' leaving many dead and dozens injured

It's gone. It's just a matter of time before this building collapses. 90 per cent of residents signed at independent petition asking to there to be an investigation into the organisation that runs this building because they were so incompetent and the council turned it down.

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  • Federal Reserve raises key interest rate again
Federal Reserve raises key interest rate again

It forecast U.S. economic growth of 2.2% for 2017 - an increase on its last estimate - but said it would be watching inflation carefully as its main measure was now expected to come in lower than expected at 1.6%. The latest rate increase, announced in a statement after a Fed policy meeting, comes as the US economy is growing only s...

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  • Six dead after blaze tears through west London residential tower
Six dead after blaze tears through west London residential tower

KCTMO had told tower residents to "stay put" in their apartments in the event of a fire , unless the fire was in their home or in the hallway outside. Some said the speed of the fire made them nervous about the state of their own buildings. The blaze is likely to be deadlier than a 2009 fire in the city's south , which killed six people, in...

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  • Trump calls for unity after Scalise shooting
Trump calls for unity after Scalise shooting

Terrifying moments for several members of Congress Wednesday morning after someone opened fire during their baseball practice in Alexandria , Virginia. Steve Scalise , a Louisiana Republican, is the House majority whip. Scalise is undergoing surgery and his injury is not life-threatening, his office said in a statement.

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  • London tower fire: 6 dead, Pinoys among injured
London tower fire: 6 dead, Pinoys among injured

At least 12 people are confirmed dead in a massive fire which ripped through a London tower block on Wednesday, police said. "Many others are receiving medical care". Twelve people are known to have died after a vicious fire, said to be caused by a faulty fridge freezer, engulfed the White City building in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

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  • Deputy Attorney General: Donald Trump can't fire special counsel Robert Mueller
Deputy Attorney General: Donald Trump can't fire special counsel Robert Mueller

Ms sanders also said says the president was pleased with attorney general Jeff Sessions' evidence to Congress on Tuesday. Neal Katyal, a former Department of Justice official who spent 18 months working on the federal regulations that allowed for Mueller's appointment, made that much plain when he told MSNBC's Rachel Maddow last month that Tr...

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  • Shooting Highlights Role Of Capitol Police
Shooting Highlights Role Of Capitol Police

Hodgkinson, who spent most of his life in the community of 42,000 just across the Mississippi River from St. Louis, compared the economic conditions of the time to those that preceded the Great Depression and excoriated Congress for not increasing the number of tax brackets and adopting other tax-reform measures.

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  • At least 6 dead in fire at London high-rise apartment building
At least 6 dead in fire at London high-rise apartment building

Flames shot from windows all the way up the side of the 27-story Grenfell Tower in North Kensington as firefighters battled the blaze , and a plume of smoke could be seen for several miles. Lamrai said she could hear the screams, many of them coming from children. One man had four family members inside at the time, who all got out safely.

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  • Cell video released of GOP baseball practice shooting
Cell video released of GOP baseball practice shooting

Congress to tighten gun-control laws on Wednesday. The video was captured by Noah Nathan. The shooter was identified as James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party ".

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  • Airliner Video Shows Extent of London Blaze
Airliner Video Shows Extent of London Blaze

Firefighters rescued many people and are still trying to put the fire out in the 24-storey block 12 hours on. Up to 600 hundred people are thought to live inside the block of 120 flats on the Lancaster West estate. A newsletter put out by the building's tenant organization told tenants to follow a "stay put" policy and remain in their apartments ...

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  • Palestine FM slams Israel premier for 'hindering peace'
Palestine FM slams Israel premier for 'hindering peace'

Israel's swift surprise victory in the 1967 conflict with its Arab neighbours not only secured the young Jewish state's survival: it cemented the country's position as a regional power. According to the HRW, Israeli troops killed well over 2,000 Palestinian civilians in the last three Gaza conflicts (2008-09, 2012 and 2014) alone. The 1948 exodus...

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  • Senior US congressman shot at Virginia baseball practice
Senior US congressman shot at Virginia baseball practice

Members described Scalise dragging himself roughly 15 yards away from second base, where he had been playing, and lying there until the shooter was neutralized, at which point some of them ran to assist him and apply pressure to the wound until he could be evacuated.

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  • Four hurt in shooting at UPS warehouse
Four hurt in shooting at UPS warehouse

But police said they were unsure whether the man, who was wearing a UPS uniform, was actually an employee. A team that entered the building found the gunman and watched him turn his weapon on himself, Chaplin said. The injured were taken to San Francisco General Hospital . Three patients remain at the hospital.The shooter pulled the gun to him...

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  • At least 6 killed in massive London high-rise blaze
At least 6 killed in massive London high-rise blaze

He said it seemed as if the fire had been burning for at least 30 minutes before the building's fire alarms went off. Others escaped on their own power. The sounds of sirens and helicopters is non-stop as locals and residents, evacuated from the building, begin to gather outside to watch the blaze. We have now taken over 50 patients to five hospi...

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  • Photos and video of the deadly London high-rise fire
Photos and video of the deadly London high-rise fire

Police confirmed Wednesday that 12 people died but they expect to toll to rise after a complex recovery operation that will last days. Nick Paget-Brown, leader of Kensington and Chelsea Borough, said: "Clearly, looking further ahead there needs to be a full investigation into the cause of this fire , why it started and why it appears to have spr...

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