• Protesters storm town hall in London, demand justice after deadly high-rise fire
Protesters storm town hall in London, demand justice after deadly high-rise fire

The disaster has prompted an outpouring of generosity, with shocked Londoners donating so many clothes, shoes and bedsheets that volunteers were soon overwhelmed. Queen Elizabeth received an altogether different welcome when she visited residents, volunteers and emergency services at the Westway Sports Centre, which has become a hub for the relief...

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  • Trump says he's 'under investigation' over Comey firing
Trump says he's 'under investigation' over Comey firing

Some critics of US President Donald Trump have expressed fear that Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein could be fired after the former's tirade apparently against the latter on Twitter , according to the Washington Post . The Justice Department had no comment on Trump's tweet Friday. The Post reported that the obstruction of ju...

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  • Schiff Says Congress Won't Allow President To Fire Mueller
Schiff Says Congress Won't Allow President To Fire Mueller

Ruddy, a close Trump ally, told PBS NewsHour on Monday that the president is weighing the option. Yet it's a line of thinking that is making its way to the president's ears. "Look, the President of the United States, as we all know, is a unitary executive", Sekulow said. "Republicans are delusional if they think the special counsel is goi...

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  • Amazon Is Buying Whole Foods For $18 Billion In Cash
Amazon Is Buying Whole Foods For $18 Billion In Cash

It's no wonder Amazon, looking for a better toehold in the grocery business, turned to Whole Foods. Bloomberg News and others report that Amazon will buy Whole Foods for $US13.7 billion ($18 billion) in cash. Stone sees the possibility that Whole Foods CEO John Mackey could do what he's wanted to do, expand the chain to about 1,000 stores fro...

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  • Two-thirds of Americans disapprove of Trump's job as president, poll finds
Two-thirds of Americans disapprove of Trump's job as president, poll finds

An average of other major and recent polls puts Trump's disapproval rating at a less severe 54.4 percent; however, across the board, these polls reflect that more than half of the electorate are unapproving of the president. The AP questionnaire worked to get to the bottom of what motivated or informed that disapproval, finding that 65 percent of...

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  • Police consider extremist link in fatal Australian siege
Police consider extremist link in fatal Australian siege

The 29-year-old tied up the sex worker and shot and killed a male clerk - an Australian national born in China - to lure police to the complex, police said. "We don't yet know if this was something he was really planning or whether it was just an ad hoc decision that he's made just to go off tap like this".

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  • As Brexit talks loom, May scrambles for deal to stay in power
As Brexit talks loom, May scrambles for deal to stay in power

The report cited unnamed sources, and the finance ministry declined to comment. The party has refused to give a time frame for reaching a deal, though May is due in Brussels for an European Union summit on June 22-23 when she will want to show she has a solid grip on power.

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  • Chuck Schumer trolls Trump with parody of Cabinet meeting
Chuck Schumer trolls Trump with parody of Cabinet meeting

Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo and Vice President Mike Pence described the honor of working in the Trump administration . "I want to thank everybody for coming", Schumer said . Trump began the meeting with self-appraisal, painting a rosy image of the government's achievements and said, "We have achieved tremendous success"...

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  • American student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio
American student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio

Seoul said last month that it will flexibly resume civilian inter-Korean exchanges to an extent that the move does not compromise the global sanctions regime. "He grew up here, people know him well, we wish him the very best and we wish him a full recovery", McCauley said. North Korea is expecting another visit by former National Basketball Ass...

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  • Simon Cowell to release charity single for Grenfell Tower fire victims
Simon Cowell to release charity single for Grenfell Tower fire victims

I sent them an email last night and they rang me back first thing this morning to say they'll do whatever they can to help. But aside from his X-Factor friends and London-based artists, Simon revealed that several of his rival labels had also shown their interest in collaborating on the project.

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  • President Trump confirms he's under investigation in angry tweetstorm
President Trump confirms he's under investigation in angry tweetstorm

This tweet , of course, is based on Trump's narrative about the " memo " supposedly written by Rosenstein recommending the FBI director's firing because Comey had been unfair to Clinton by announcing the investigation into her email account just a week before the election.

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  • American student released by North Korea
American student released by North Korea

Otto's parents, Fred and Cindy, told friends they had no idea how their son was, or if he was dead or alive. The Warmbier family released a statement Tuesday saying they are grateful their son will finally be home with the people who love him.

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  • Donald Trump confirms he's under investigation over Comey firing
Donald Trump confirms he's under investigation over Comey firing

Trump criticized an unnamed "man who told me to fire ..." Trump's tweet came after Rosenstein issued a statement Thursday evening pushing back on reports the president was under investigation . Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he believes Trump fired him last month because he resisted a request to drop the Russian...

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  • UK PM rushed away from fire protesters
UK PM rushed away from fire protesters

But hundreds of people remained outside, demonstrating into the evening. There was a large police presence as Mrs May met a group of victims, residents, volunteers and community leaders at St Clement's Church close to the scene of the horrific blaze on Friday afternoon.

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  • Could the London fire happen in Brisbane?
Could the London fire happen in Brisbane?

Anger mounted among survivors and the public as the death toll from Wednesday's deadly tower block fire in London has climbed to 17. London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said: "For my crews who were on the ground who witnessed it happening it was truly terrible and shocking".

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  • Still in Critical Condition After London Fire
Still in Critical Condition After London Fire

A scuffle broke out. The group's blog post argued that only "a catastrophic event will expose the ineptitude and incompetence of our landlord ... and bring an end to the risky living conditions and neglect of health and safety legislation that they inflict upon their tenants and leaseholders".

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  • More than 900 migrants rescued off Libya: Navy
More than 900 migrants rescued off Libya: Navy

The ship's crew rescued 703 refugees & migrants from five inflatable boats yesterday, during a major operation around 83km off the coast of Libya . The coastal city of Sabratha, located 75 km west of the capital Tripoli , is one of the busiest illegal immigration departure points in Libya. However, some other boats capsize or become stranded ...

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  • Champions Trophy final: Pakistan has nothing to lose, says Azhar Mahmood
Champions Trophy final: Pakistan has nothing to lose, says Azhar Mahmood

It was only on June 4 that India launched their title defence with a 124-run rout of Pakistan at Edgbaston. India, however, lost two finals against Pakistan in the sub-continent. Pakistan envies that consistency and confidence. The series win had great significance as it gave Bangladesh points that were important to qualify for the ongoing C...

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  • Grenfell Tower protest spills over into the streets
Grenfell Tower protest spills over into the streets

A cause of the blaze has yet to be determined, but a malfunctioning refrigerator located on the fourth floor is being eyed by investigators. Firefighters searching the smouldering ruin in west London have recovered six bodies from the 24-story Grenfell Tower , while 11 others have been located but can not yet be removed from the gutted structu...

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  • Congressman Scalise still critical but has improved
Congressman Scalise still critical but has improved

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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