• The Queen acknowledges 'very sombre national mood' after Grenfell fire
The Queen acknowledges 'very sombre national mood' after Grenfell fire

Saturday marks Queen Elizabeth II's official birthday - her actual 91st birthday was April 21 - but the reigning monarch said it's hard to be in a celebratory mood in light of recent terror attacks in London and Manchester. "I can understand how people are angry. The investigation will be extensive, my intention is that we will help provide ans...

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  • Council says van struck people leaving mosque
Council says van struck people leaving mosque

A man, believed to be the driver of the vehicle, has been arrested, they said. Abdikadir Warfa told CNN he saw a van driving at high speed along Seven Sisters Road. Police said eight people had been taken to three separate hospitals and two people were treated at the scene for minor injuries. Shocking footage from the scene showed Muslims t...

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  • Trump transition team ordered to save materials on Russia, Ukrain
Trump transition team ordered to save materials on Russia, Ukrain

They have tried to highlight the positive reviews he received Wednesday when he made a statesman-like appearance in the White House to address the nation after Rep. He then said that nothing Trump has tweeted has raised any issues for his legal team. The tweet was the first explicit concession by the President that Robert S.

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  • Gingrich says Comey may be under investigation
Gingrich says Comey may be under investigation

The president is not and has not been under investigation for obstruction, " lawyer Jay Sekulow from Trump's legal team told NBC's Meet The Press program. On CNN's State of the Union , Sekulow sought to account for any confusion over Trump's apparently precise words by saying the president could not "in a tweet, include all that is there...

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  • Afghan soldier wounds 7 American soldiers
Afghan soldier wounds 7 American soldiers

About a week ago three members of USA troops were killed when an Afghan soldier opened fire . "About 6.20am a martyr attack was conducted by our mujahideen against a special forces base in Gardez, Paktia", spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said.

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  • Melbourne Hostage Situation: Deadly shooting being investigated as act of terror
Melbourne Hostage Situation: Deadly shooting being investigated as act of terror

On Monday evening, 29-year-old Yacqub Khayre killed an apartment building receptionist and took a sex worker hostage, in an IS-claimed terror siege created to draw counter-terror police into danger. A fatal shootout in Melbourne on Monday was being treated as a terrorist attack after it was claimed by Islamic State, Australian police said today.

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  • 6 policemen killed as LeT terrorists ambush police party in JK
6 policemen killed as LeT terrorists ambush police party in JK

Vaid. This is the second major attack on a police party. Earlier on Saturday, militants tonight shot dead a civilian in Pulwama district of south Kashmir , police said. Some people had started pelting stones on the security personnel immediately after the security forces laid a cordon around the house, located in densely populated Malik Mohalla...

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  • Pakistan make history, win Champions Trophy
Pakistan make history, win Champions Trophy

Credit to them they outplayed us today in all departments, This is what happens in sport. He hit the ball really well and turned the tables on the Indian bowlers. It is for the first time that the two arch-rivals are facing each other in a Champions Trophy final, with Pakistan marking their maiden appearance in the coveted tournament.

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  • UK MP warns of cover-up in London fire
UK MP warns of cover-up in London fire

She also pledged 5 million pounds ($6.39 million) of support, housing guarantees and help with access to bank accounts and cash. She initially visited the Kensington tower block to meet emergency services involved in the rescue operation but did not speak to the residents in the area.

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  • UK govt rushes staff for rehabilitation of London fire victims
UK govt rushes staff for rehabilitation of London fire victims

Fire safety experts believe that cladding put on the building's exterior during a renovation a year ago was less fire retardant, which may have fueled the blaze. May said after the meeting Saturday that there have been "huge frustrations" in the community as people tried to get information. It said: "We are devastated by this tragedy".

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  • Partner charged over Carly McBride murder
Partner charged over Carly McBride murder

Detectives also executed a search warrant on his home at Buff Point. Superintendent Steve Clarke said there were more charges to come. Police say another man in Lithgow will also be charged with her murder. It was past year revealed that Ms McBride had been arguing with her ex-partner only moments before she went missing, the Daily Telegraph re...

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  • PM labelled 'coward' after meeting with fire victims
PM labelled 'coward' after meeting with fire victims

Tensions were high Friday two days after the overnight fire gutted the huge housing block, killing at least 30 people and leaving dozens missing and hundreds homeless. "We will continue to look at what more needs to be done". "But it is a awful tragedy". People watch from a balcony as people walk during a demonstration following the fire a...

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  • Jay Sekulow, President Trump's lawyer, says there's 'no investigation' of the president
Jay Sekulow, President Trump's lawyer, says there's 'no investigation' of the president

Trump took to Twitter , his favourite tool of communication, to lament the "witch hunt" against him and accuse Hillary Clinton of destroying evidence tying her to Russian Federation. "So you can not view this, in my mind, Chuck, or in any reasonable person's mind, especially someone that's representing the president of the United States, these thi...

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  • US Senate Overwhelmingly Backs Stronger Sanctions Against Russia, Iran
US Senate Overwhelmingly Backs Stronger Sanctions Against Russia, Iran

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said that at least on this issue - the need to impose sanctions on Russia - Democrats and Republicans can agree. The measure, attached as an amendment to a broader bill dealing with Iran, firms up existing sanctions against Russian Federation and imposes new ones.

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  • Prosecutors are considering manslaughter charges after Grenfell Tower disaster
Prosecutors are considering manslaughter charges after Grenfell Tower disaster

She said, in an unprecedented statement, that she had been "profoundly struck by the immediate inclination of people throughout the country to offer comfort and support to those in desperate need". It may take longer than that. "As soon as we can, we will locate and recover loved ones", he added. "We do not want another fatality arising out of th...

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  • Pakistan beat India by 180 runs to win ICC CT 2017 finals
Pakistan beat India by 180 runs to win ICC CT 2017 finals

With hundreds of millions of fans glued to their TV sets all over the world, Pakistan came out with a clinical show with both the bat and ball to finally end their Indian jinx in ICC tournaments. Amir's contribution deserves praise in equal measure. Thank the cricket gods that Azhar Ali dropped Virat Kohli at slip in the third over, before ...

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  • Baseball Gunman Was Headed Home
Baseball Gunman Was Headed Home

She said she and her husband haven't been together since March. She said she didn't necessarily consider his departure odd. Walker tweeted about the shooting Wednesday morning, thanking Capitol Police for its bravery. The FBI is seeking more info about the shooter, who appeared to be politically motivated. She agreed to speak to the press...

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  • London mayor at church near London fire tragedy
London mayor at church near London fire tragedy

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has already called on the government to conduct an investigation into reports that Gavin Barwell, the former housing minister who was recently appointed as the Prime Minister's adviser, had failed to OK a fire safety review request he had received.

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  • Cladding used in Grenfell Tower banned in United Kingdom, says govt
Cladding used in Grenfell Tower banned in United Kingdom, says govt

Ronnie King, the UK's former chief fire officer, told Al Jazeera: "I wouldn't wish to denigrate those who installed the cladding because - whatever the cladding was - it did not have to be fire resistant under the building regulations", said King.

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  • USA president not under investigation for obstruction: His attorney
USA president not under investigation for obstruction: His attorney

US President Donald Trump thrusts his fist at the Manuel Artime Theatre in Miami on June 16, 2017 after signing an executive order reversing Obama administration Cuba policies. But Rosenstein, too, may ultimately have to hand off oversight given his role in Trump's decision to fire Comey. However, the Justice Department spokesman Ian Prior s...

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