• Adele Pays Emotional Visit to London's Grenfell Tower After Deadly Apartment Fire
Adele Pays Emotional Visit to London's Grenfell Tower After Deadly Apartment Fire

The Prime Minister said the inquiry, which is expected to cost several million pounds, was needed to ensure "this awful tragedy is properly investigated ". According to the local authority's website, these large-scale works included the installation of "insulated exterior cladding , new double-glazed windows and a new communal heating system, wit...

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  • Moving tributes to Grenfell Tower fire victims left on wall of condolences
Moving tributes to Grenfell Tower fire victims left on wall of condolences

The burnt facade of a tower block is seen as firefighters tackle a serious fire at Latimer Road in West London , Britain June 14, 2017 . Dex Allen, who until 18 months ago was Brighton and Hove's fire safety manager and who now runs his own consultancy, said that while it was too early to speculate on the causes of the Grenfell block blaze, it ...

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  • Death toll from London tower block blaze rises to 17
Death toll from London tower block blaze rises to 17

In addition to the deceased, almost 80 others were injured at the inferno at Grenfell Tower in North Kensington, which erupted early Wednesday morning. Queen Elizabeth said her thoughts and prayers were with those families who had lost loved ones and those still critically ill in hospital. "After the fire at Battersea Arts Centre and the suppor...

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  • FSU Scheduled for Saturday Night
FSU Scheduled for Saturday Night

The LSU Tigers baseball team rolled up to their downtown Omaha hotel with more motivation to play than ever. As far as preparing for what will be the toughest competition that LSU has faced yet, Mainieri said they're not focused on winning a national championship, only Florida State, on Saturday night.

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  • Panicked UPS workers flee Calif. gunfire that killed 4
Panicked UPS workers flee Calif. gunfire that killed 4

The UPS facility, which employs about 350 workers in the city's Potrero Hill area, was initially placed under a security lockdown as a precaution. Chaplin stated that when the police arrived on the scene, they were told that the suspect was still somewhere inside the building.

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  • Court hears Derek Saretzky tell police about death of Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette
Court hears Derek Saretzky tell police about death of Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette

McCauley asked Saretzky to take him to the scene which he said was "a couple miles" from the detachment. Talking to officers in the police auto on the way to RCMP headquarters, Saretzky was asked again where Hailey's body was . "How did you kill her?" "Did she suffer?" the veteran interrogator asked the accused triple-murderer. I have a feelin...

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  • Blimp Pilot 'OK' After US Open Crash In Wisconsin
Blimp Pilot 'OK' After US Open Crash In Wisconsin

The pilot of a blimp is "OK" after the aircraft crashed near the U.S. Open in Wisconsin during the opening round of the golf tournament, a representative for the company that operates the blimp said Thursday. Open first-round record in a relation to par. Maynard says only the pilot was on board the craft. Another video, posted by Fox Sports, ...

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  • London fire: Tower block blaze aftermath in pictures
London fire: Tower block blaze aftermath in pictures

Police say the blaze was so extreme, one like it has not been seen "in years". On Thursday morning, the first video emerged from inside the building, shot as it was engulfed in flames. One focus of the investigation is expected to be the building's rain-screen cladding that was installed for better insulation during the almost 10-million-pound ...

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  • Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations on Monday
Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations on Monday

The Brexit Secretary said the talks would take place that week, but not necessarily on the Monday due to the clash with the Queen's Speech at Westminster. "Maybe, this is a chance that we can come up to a more reasonable Brexit negotiations because in the last time (recently) I really had the feeling that everything was just being very tough and ...

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  • Consumer prices slip 0.1% in May
Consumer prices slip 0.1% in May

Pay growth dropped to a weaker than expected 1.7% in the quarter, while inflation rose to 2.9% last month, resulting in a pay cut of £147 for the average United Kingdom worker. Gas station sales were down 2.4 percent month-over-month, but electronics/appliances were also down 2.8 percent after rising 2.2 percent in April. However, although the nu...

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  • Rep. Fleischmann okay after shooting at charity baseball practice
Rep. Fleischmann okay after shooting at charity baseball practice

Republicans won their first game in 1916. By 1928, the game had grown so popular that it began to be broadcast over the radio. However, only about 15 members of Congress were there.along with a few Senators and about a dozen staff members. The game was discontinued by Speaker Sam Rayburn of Texas in 1958 because the game had become "too physical". ...

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  • Mark Walker's emotional reaction to GOP baseball shooting
Mark Walker's emotional reaction to GOP baseball shooting

Two firearms were recovered from the baseball field where Scalise was shot: an SKS rifle and a 9-millimeter handgun, according to a law enforcement source. Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent Tim Slater declined to comment on whether the gunman had a vendetta against Republicans . "He is also a great mentor to our some of our former in...

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  • James T Hodgkinson: What we know about Virginia suspect
James T Hodgkinson: What we know about Virginia suspect

In what is a chilling moment in hindsight, Reps. The FBI is asking anyone with information regarding James T. Hodgkinson to contact them. His aide, Zack Barth, who was shot by the Virginia assailant, walked across the field on crutches.

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  • Comey a leaker; his testimony proves 'no collusion, no
Comey a leaker; his testimony proves 'no collusion, no

A reporter asked the president about Comey's assertion that Trump told him "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go", referring to the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's ties to Russian Federation.

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  • Scalise still in critical condition; suspect dies in custody
Scalise still in critical condition; suspect dies in custody

But this time, it was President Donald Trump who was called upon to speak words of comfort in such a troubled moment, one fraught with the overtones of gun politics and the heated rhetoric of a nation sharply divided along party lines. "I was looking right at him", Bishop told Detroit radio station WWJ. Scalise and others were shot during a GOP p...

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  • Weapons used in Republican baseball shooting appear legally bought
Weapons used in Republican baseball shooting appear legally bought

Charles Schumer on Thursday joined a growing chorus of voices in Congress calling for a return to civility in the nation's politics after a gunman targeted congressmen at a GOP baseball practice. Steve Scalise , the Republican whip, two Capitol Police officers, and an aide to Rep. Roger Williams , R-Texas. Scalise was shot in the hip, and sust...

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  • Death toll in London high-rise fire goes up to 17
Death toll in London high-rise fire goes up to 17

Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said some victims may remain unidentified and warned the process will likely take "a considerable period of time". The architecture firm involved in the renovation, Studio E, said in a statement that it would be "inappropriate" to comment on Grenfell Tower but the firm was co-operating with authorities.

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  • UK PM promises public inquiry into tower fire
UK PM promises public inquiry into tower fire

Up to 600 people lived in the 120 apartments at Grenfell Tower . Prime Minister Theresa May ordered a full public inquiry into the disaster amid mounting anger that the fire might have been preventable. Firefighters have extinguished the last of the flames at the 24-story and are now working to make the building safe so they can continue the...

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  • Scalise Remains In Critical Condition After Baseball Practice Shooting
Scalise Remains In Critical Condition After Baseball Practice Shooting

Scalise, the third ranking member of House Republican leadership as the majority whip, is in critical condition after he suffered a single shot to the left hip. Two Capitol Police Special agents were at the practice as part of Scalise's security detail and are being hailed as heroes for taking down the suspect.

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  • US student, freed from North Korea with neurological injury, was 'brutalized' - father
US student, freed from North Korea with neurological injury, was 'brutalized' - father

Mr Warmbier has been in a coma since March 2016, shortly after he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour in North Korea , the family said on Tuesday after he was released. Fred Warmbier , father of Otto Warmbier . They said based on standard coma recovery, they do not believe Warmbier has any conscious awareness.

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