• London police launch criminal investigation over fatal apartment blaze
London police launch criminal investigation over fatal apartment blaze

Cotton praised her crews for containing the blaze, but added they were left "traumatized" by the experience. May on Thursday said a public inquiry was necessary to make sure "this awful tragedy is properly investigated", the Guardian quoted the prime minister as saying.

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  • Sreedharan to attend Kochi Metro launch
Sreedharan to attend Kochi Metro launch

The Kerala government yesterday shot off a letter to the PMO to accommodate three more dignitaries, including Sreedharan, the DMRC Principal Advisor popularly known as the "metro man", on the dais during the inaugural function. "Please don't make a controversy over the issue". Sreedharan sought to downplay the controversy and said there was nothi...

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  • Trump tells senators the House healthcare bill is 'mean'
Trump tells senators the House healthcare bill is 'mean'

Your guess is as good as mine, and we won't likely find out any time soon, possibly not until just days before the Senate passes the bill. Senator John Thune (R-SD) said that although the Senate would like to repeal all of Obamacare's taxes, they would still like to consider all of their options.

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  • Judge reaches verdict in Michelle Carter trial
Judge reaches verdict in Michelle Carter trial

The case has been closely watched in the legal community and widely shared on social media, in part, because of the dozens of text messages Carter sent Roy in the days before he was found dead of carbon monoxide poisoning in his truck parked in a Kmart parking lot.

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  • Adele Visits Scene of Horrific Apartment Fire in London to Offer Help
Adele Visits Scene of Horrific Apartment Fire in London to Offer Help

Grenfell Tower in West London after a fire engulfed the 24-storey block. "It's because that tower was such an eyesore for these people in very expensive houses just opposite", she said. "The coroner also asked (the) government to write to councils encouraging them to consider retro-fitting sprinklers, which we did shortly after".

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  • Vice President Pence Visits Hospital Where Rep. Scalise Remains in Critical Condition
Vice President Pence Visits Hospital Where Rep. Scalise Remains in Critical Condition

Interest in the charity baseball game has skyrocketed in the aftermath of the shooting, as staffers and lawmakers look to rally around Scalise and the three others who were shot: a congressional staffer, a lobbyist and a Capitol Police special agent.

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  • Special counsel Mueller is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice charges
Special counsel Mueller is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice charges

The special counsel launched its investigation of Trump just days after Trump fired former FBI director James Comey on May 9, the report said . It emerged last week Mr Comey leaked a memo he wrote after meeting Mr Trump to a friend in the media, to combat Mr Trump's claims about the pair's conversations.

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  • Gas Set to Figure in London Blaze Enquiry
Gas Set to Figure in London Blaze Enquiry

But for now, authorities are still struggling to find out how many people were actually in the 24-storey building when the fire started in the early hours of Wednesday. 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. As the heavy black smoke from the fire clear...

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  • British PM Theresa May orders inquiry into London inferno, toll is 17
British PM Theresa May orders inquiry into London inferno, toll is 17

Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said authorities genuinely don't know how many people died and that firefighters have been traumatized by the inability to save more people . "But nevertheless - and I am acutely aware of the responsibility the Scottish Government bears here - we must stand ready to provide whatever reassurance we can to people ...

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  • 'Staggering Loss of Civilian Life' from US-led Air Strikes in Syria
'Staggering Loss of Civilian Life' from US-led Air Strikes in Syria

Other equipment to stop drones has also appeared in Iraq , including handheld rifles created to disrupt the control signal sent to the aircraft. Unlike in Mosul , where USA forces have deployed an array of drone-stopping systems, US troops on the ground in Raqqa are operating with fewer resources and have a limited ability to defend against...

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  • Special Counsel Investigating Donald Trump For Possible Obstruction Of Justice
Special Counsel Investigating Donald Trump For Possible Obstruction Of Justice

Sessions recused himself from the Russia probe in March after it was revealed he twice met with the Russian ambassador during the campaign but failed to say so at his confirmation hearing. If confirmed, the news would mark a dramatic shift in the course of the investigation, which Mr Trump has so far sought to dismiss and brush away. The Justic...

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  • Video of Virginia shooting surfaces on social media
Video of Virginia shooting surfaces on social media

A rifle-wielding critic of President Donald Trump opened fire on Wednesday on United States (US) lawmakers practising for a charity baseball game, seriously wounding a top Republican congressman and three others before he was killed by police.

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  • Congress heads back to work after shooting
Congress heads back to work after shooting

The assailant had nursed grievances against President Donald Trump and the GOP - and was shot by police and later died. In remarks at the White House focused on a new apprenticeship program, Trump said that Wednesday's shooting in Virginia could bring unity to a divided nation.

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  • Father of UVA Student Otto Warmbier Holds News Conference
Father of UVA Student Otto Warmbier Holds News Conference

Friends and relatives gather to listen as Fred Warmbier, father of Otto Warmbier, a University of Virginia undergraduate student who was imprisoned in North Korea in March 2016, as he speaks during a news conference, Thursday. They said his prognosis remains confidential. Warmbier's vitals are stable and he doesn't require oxygen. In Wyoming,...

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  • Otto Warmbier's father doubts N Korea story on son's coma
Otto Warmbier's father doubts N Korea story on son's coma

At a separate news conference Thursday, the student's father, Fred Warmbier , thanked the Trump administration for its role in securing his son's return but also lashed out at North Korea: "They are brutal and bad", he said. "But, we're tremendously proud of him", said Warmbier. North Korea claimed it had released him on " humanitarian grounds...

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  • 'I can't believe he did this': Wife of Congressional shooter spe
'I can't believe he did this': Wife of Congressional shooter spe

According to ABC News , Hodgkinson's wife told the network that her husband moved to Virginia two months ago. Hodgkinson, a home inspector from IL, 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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  • Congressman's condition 'more difficult' than first thought
Congressman's condition 'more difficult' than first thought

The two are credited with stopping the gunman. The incident led to the approval of the construction of the Capitol Visitors Center, which also serves as the main visitor's entrance. The last time a lawmaker was shot was when Democratic Rep. Scalise had the solid backing of conservative members, including many Southerners. "We can't let the bad gu...

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  • Rep. Scalise facing uphill fight in recovery from shooting
Rep. Scalise facing uphill fight in recovery from shooting

Trump's sons Eric Trump and Donald Jr . shared photos of themselves and their families at the White House to mark the occasion, as well as his daughter Ivanka Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner. Congressional and law enforcement sources described it as a "deliberate attack". "And, Steve, I want you to know that you have the prayers not onl...

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  • Adele Visits Site Of Deadly Building Fire In London
Adele Visits Site Of Deadly Building Fire In London

Meanwhile, 44 households were given emergency accommodation after the blaze ripped through the tower on Wednesday. Scotland Yard said the death toll of 17 is expected to rise further as the emergency services have lost hope of rescuing any more people alive from the building.

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  • Warriors Unanimously Vote to Skip Trip To White House
Warriors Unanimously Vote to Skip Trip To White House

He put up over 30 points in each of the five Finals matches and was justly named series MVP. "You can talk about whatever happens on the outside, but inside those lines, I come to bring it every day", Durant said . Not to mention a healthy one after his 2016 injuries. But does it feel good to win with a stacked deck, or is it just a relief not t...

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