• Death Toll Climbs to 17 In London Apartment Fire
Death Toll Climbs to 17 In London Apartment Fire

That's why I am today ordering a full public inquiry into this disaster ", she said in a statement . She also said that this blaze was unique and that in her 29 years as a firefighter, she has never encountered a fire like this one: "I've truly never seen that in a high-rise building".

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  • Search for Thai family after London tower block inferno
Search for Thai family after London tower block inferno

Mrs May said it was essential that the "terrible tragedy" is properly investigated , as she pledged to provide "every assistance necessary" to the emergency services and local authority dealing with the aftermath of the blaze. The 60-year-old, who lives nearby, said he called them as the blaze unfolded but they were following instructions to sta...

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  • Putin Invites Comey To Follow Snowden to Russia If Politically Persecuted
Putin Invites Comey To Follow Snowden to Russia If Politically Persecuted

Putin posed this question during an interview Thursday, comparing Comey to someone who copied and leaked classified information from the National Security Agency in 2013 without any authorization. "One security service says that there is a high possibility of Russian interference". One possible explanation, floated recently by cyberpolicy expert ...

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  • Deputy almost run down by suspected drunk driver
Deputy almost run down by suspected drunk driver

The speeding vehicle tore the door off the parked auto and barely missed Smith. The speeding auto ripped the door off the stopped vehicle. Deputies were able to stop the speeding auto. The Sheriff's Office says Smith is grateful her training kicked in and that she's okay. The driver of the moving vehicle was arrested on suspicion of driving und...

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  • Sinn Féin protests to Theresa May over Tory-DUP link
Sinn Féin protests to Theresa May over Tory-DUP link

However, Gove later clarified his comments, adding this would not mean staying within the EU's trading rules, telling the BBC: "We will be outside of the Customs Union as it is understood". "We made it very clear that any package (on restoring power-sharing) that is delivered, there has to be a strong financial package to allow us to deliver good...

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  • Ohio Man Suspected In Five Homicides — George Brinkman
Ohio Man Suspected In Five Homicides — George Brinkman

Suzanne's boyfriend, Scott Plymale , said in the 911 call that Dale Kostar, Taylor's boyfriend, entered the house and saw a body . A responding police officer said the three slain women were cold to the touch, "face down in bed all lying right next to one another", according to a police report obtained by the station.

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  • Probes launched amid grim search for London fire victims
Probes launched amid grim search for London fire victims

Rydon, the construction firm which carried out the refurbishment, said it "met all required building control, fire regulation and health and safety standards". "We need answers now", he said, adding: "We can't afford to wait a number of years". "Every single person that lives in a high rise apartment today is going to be thinking, 'How safe am I?...

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  • Senators press Trump on tapes of Comey visit
Senators press Trump on tapes of Comey visit

Sessions had been scheduled to testify Tuesday before a joint appropriations subcommittee of Congress, but on Saturday he sent letters to the committee chairmen saying that the intelligence committee would be a better forum to answer questions about Russian Federation.

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  • DUP leaders arrive at Downing Street for talks with Theresa May
DUP leaders arrive at Downing Street for talks with Theresa May

Speaking alongside Mr Macron, the PM said: "We have been very clear we want to maintain a close relationship and a close partnership with the European Union and individual member states into the future, including in the areas we've discussed this evening".

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  • Probe Into Baseball Shooting Opens
Probe Into Baseball Shooting Opens

Scott Applewhite). Steve Scalise , R-La., speaks with the media on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, May 17, 2017 in Washington . Hodgkinson wounded four people including House Republican Whip, Steve Scalise . The popular annual GOP-Democrats baseball face-off, which raises money for charity, will go forward as planned Thursday evening and a big crow...

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  • Scalise Still in Critical Condition, Improving After Second Surgery
Scalise Still in Critical Condition, Improving After Second Surgery

President Donald Trump sat by Rep. Steve Scalise's bedside and spoke with the House Majority Whip's family during a visit Wednesday evening to the hospital where Scalise remains in critical condition . The Congressional baseball game is a tradition that dates back to 1909. Brooks, R-Huntsville, said this morning when events like Wednesd...

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  • Theresa May responds to criticism of her Grenfell Tower visit
Theresa May responds to criticism of her Grenfell Tower visit

Firefighters rescued 65 people from the building. Assistant Commissioner Dan Daly says on the London Fire Brigade's Facebook page that it's a large and very serious fire. About two seconds later, a neighbour from downstairs phoned me and said, 'You've got to get out of the building.' "So I went into the bathroom and wrapped a wet towel ar...

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  • In dismissive tweet, Trump seems to confirm obstruction probe
In dismissive tweet, Trump seems to confirm obstruction probe

Mueller, himself a widely respected former head of the FBI, has now taken up the angle of possible efforts by Trump to obstruct justice in the investigation, the Post said . "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel", Christopher Ruddy - who was at the White House on Monday - said on " PBS NewsHour ".

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  • Trump denounces 'single greatest witch hunt in American history'
Trump denounces 'single greatest witch hunt in American history'

The Washington Post , citing unidentified officials, on Wednesday reported that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice . Obstruction of justice is a potentially impeachable offense. The Washington Post is reporting that the special counsel led by former Federal Bureau of Investigation dir...

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  • Rand Paul: Scalise's presence at congressional baseball practice most likely prevented 'massacre'
Rand Paul: Scalise's presence at congressional baseball practice most likely prevented 'massacre'

The House adopted a resolution on Thursday to thank the Capitol Police officers who helped fend off a gunman attacking GOP lawmakers at their baseball practice the day before. Bailey was not shot but was treated for a minor injury and has been released from a hospital. After being shot, Griner and her wife, Tiffany, were given a bouquet of whit...

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  • Wife of alleged Virginia shooter: 'I can't believe he did this'
Wife of alleged Virginia shooter: 'I can't believe he did this'

The shooter was identified as 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, the sources said. A real estate agent who has worked with Hodgkinson told the Belleville News-Democrat that "from a business standpoint, he did not seem like he is a radical - opinionated but not a radical".

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  • PN Bhagwati, Former Chief Justice of India who introduced PIL passes away
PN Bhagwati, Former Chief Justice of India who introduced PIL passes away

Known for introducing and pioneering Public Interest Litigation , Bhagwati had also participated in India's freedom movement. He was a former Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court and was appointed a judge of the Supreme Court in July 1973.

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  • Former PM John Major urges Theresa May to withdraw from DUP deal
Former PM John Major urges Theresa May to withdraw from DUP deal

One of the architects of the settlement that brought an end to three decades of violence in Northern Ireland , Major said he was concerned that May's reliance on the DUP could create the perception that London was no longer an honest broker.

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  • Cosby jury asks to rehear hours of testimony
Cosby jury asks to rehear hours of testimony

They got the case after a surprisingly speedy six days of testimony and legal arguments, cut short largely due to Cosby's defense team's decision to rest their case after little more than five minutes and just a few questions for Schaffer on Monday morning.

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  • London fire death toll at 17; 'miracle' if anymore survivors
London fire death toll at 17; 'miracle' if anymore survivors

Others saw helpless parents throwing their children out of flats, as others jumped. "I spoke to one of my officers who was very near when someone came out the window, and he was in tears and he is a professional fire officer", Cotton told Sky News .

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