• UK PM eyes deal to prop up minority government
UK PM eyes deal to prop up minority government

Meanwhile, MPs will return to Westminster on Tuesday, the first time since the election. The head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service Sir Malcolm McKibbin has already taken on responsibility for moderating numerous exchanges, with Sinn Féin and the SDLP having already questioned the impartiality of Mr Brokenshire earlier in the process.

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  • Congressional shooter's wife: 'I'm sorry that he did this'
Congressional shooter's wife: 'I'm sorry that he did this'

A government official says the suspect in the Virginia shooting that injured Rep. Steve Scalise and several others has been identified Hodgkinson. Members of a YMCA near the shooting site say Hodgkinson spent time there. "If a person has an annual income of more than $10 million, he should be proud to be an American and proud to live in a count...

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  • Steve Scalise undergoes third surgery since shooting
Steve Scalise undergoes third surgery since shooting

Rep. Roger Williams , a Texas Republican whom Barth works for, was also hospitalized and released with an injury to his leg. Trump made the brief remarks at the White House ahead of a ceremony to sign an executive order related to workforce development.

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  • Fire safety checks being carried out at NI flats
Fire safety checks being carried out at NI flats

Eleven bodies that have been spotted inside have not been recovered. A total of 17 victims have been confirmed , though police have said the death toll is likely to rise. Questions remain over how the fire began and how it spread so quickly through the tower that was home to as many as 500 people. Many Grenfell Tower residents are facing a sec...

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  • President Donald Trump attacks Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into possible obstruction as witchhunt
President Donald Trump attacks Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into possible obstruction as witchhunt

Later the New York Times and Wall St Journal reported the story, citing their own sources. Trump appeared to be a responding to a Washington Post report that special prosecutor Robert Mueller "is interviewing senior intelligence officials as part of a widening probe that now includes an examination of whether President Trump attempted...

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  • Putin critic detained after defying police with protest call
Putin critic detained after defying police with protest call

Navalny has been convicted three times in financial-crimes trials that he calls Kremlin-orchestrated retribution for his activism, though he has been handed suspended sentences rather than actual prison time . Why was Alexey Navalny arrested? Demonstrators in Monday's opposition protests across Russian Federation say they are fed up with en...

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  • Drunk passenger forced Malaysia Airlines flight to turn back with bomb threat
Drunk passenger forced Malaysia Airlines flight to turn back with bomb threat

A Sri Lankan man living in Australia has been charged today after he allegedly threatened to blow up Malaysia Airline Flight MH128 from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur , China's Xinhua news agency reported . The man refused to sit down, and threatened to " blow the plane up ", he said. The man had been pinned to the floor and subdued by other pas...

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  • London fire: Council seeks to reassure tenants about homes
London fire: Council seeks to reassure tenants about homes

One figure coming under scrutiny is Prime Minister Theresa May's newly appointed chief of staff, Gavin Barwell, who served as housing minister until he lost his seat in last week's snap general election. "This kind of event shouldn't be happening, but it takes money and it takes political will", Fitzpatrick, a former fire minister and firefighter...

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  • London Police Launch Criminal Probe Into Fire
London Police Launch Criminal Probe Into Fire

Grammy Award winning singer Adele showed her support to everyone affected by the deadly fire at London's Grenfell Tower . The fire was reported at 01:16 AM (local time) yesterday. Samira Lamrani said she saw a woman drop a baby from a window on the ninth or 10th floor to people on the sidewalk. "Prince Philip and I would like to pay tribut...

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  • Jury in Cosby sex assault trial stays late
Jury in Cosby sex assault trial stays late

Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said in his closing argument Monday that the 79-year-old comedian's decade-old statements corroborate Andrea Constand's allegations that he drugged and violated her at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004.

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  • UK to hold inquiry as tower fire claims 17
UK to hold inquiry as tower fire claims 17

Fire safety engineers were stunned at how rapidly the fire spread, engulfing the building in less than an hour in the middle of the night and preventing firefighters from reaching many trapped inside. As part of their response to the disaster , the Government pledged to work with local authorities to rehouse all those left homeless by the blaze...

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  • Baseball game back on after shooting
Baseball game back on after shooting

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". Scalise has previously played in the congressional game, and in previous years wore a variety of Louisiana jerseys. Vice P...

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  • Britain can stay in European Union but perks will end - Verhofstadt
Britain can stay in European Union but perks will end - Verhofstadt

There is a steady dialogue between the two sides that has never stopped at any point. "We never put timescales on when we expect a deal to be done and I'm not going to start now". Brexit talks to be delayed? Mrs May will seek to finalise an agreement with Mrs Foster and her party in a bid to get backing for her legislative programme in Parliam...

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  • Tory deal may breach Good Friday pact
Tory deal may breach Good Friday pact

The announcement by Andrea Leadsom suggests that Prime Minister Theresa May and the Northern Ireland-based Democratic Unionist Party have struck an agreement or are close to one. What is the timescale and how is it going to work? They are hoping to ramp up the pressure on the region's largest political party to change its stance at a time whe...

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  • 'Blood on Their Hands': 'Alt-right' Blame Media Incitement for Congressman's Shooting
'Blood on Their Hands': 'Alt-right' Blame Media Incitement for Congressman's Shooting

Scott Applewhite). Rep. Mo Brooks, an Alabama Republican, said his colleague "crawled into the outfield, leaving a trail of blood". As a top Republican, Rep. The bullet caused massive bleeding, and damaged bones and internal organs. "How dare they?" retorted Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, pointing to a year of venomous attacks by Republicans inc...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn tells Labour MPs: 'We are now a government in waiting'
Jeremy Corbyn tells Labour MPs: 'We are now a government in waiting'

Having interviewed more than 50,000 people for its latest survey, YouGov now thinks social class - once the great schism in British politics - is no longer as strong a signal of voting intention. And the Conservatives didn't just do badly; they have descended into all-out chaos. "When the election started, I had never heard him talk before".

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  • GOP, Democrats playing ball as Team Scalise
GOP, Democrats playing ball as Team Scalise

Griner, Bailey and a third officer, Henry Cabrera, engaged the gunman nearly immediately, and Alexandria Police officers quickly added support upon arriving at the scene, eventually fatally wounding the alleged gunman, identified by federal law enforcement sources to CNN as James Hodgkinson .

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  • At least 7 dead, 59 injured in China kindergarten blast
At least 7 dead, 59 injured in China kindergarten blast

Horrific images taken after the explosion in Fengxian county in the eastern province of Jiangsu show women sitting on the ground clutching screaming children, surrounded by the dead and wounded. Among those injured, nine were in critical condition. Numerous victims are covered in blood and appear unconscious. The blast is the latest tragedy to ...

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  • 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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