• Almost $4 million raised for London fire victims
Almost $4 million raised for London fire victims

REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth Police officers stand in front of the The Grenfell Tower block that was destroyed by fire, in north Kensington, West London , Britain June 16, 2017. The Guardian newspaper reported Friday that Omnis Exteriors supplied the aluminum composite material used in the cladding. "Contractor says that he met all the fire safet...

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  • United States working to stabilize relations with Russia: Tillerson
United States working to stabilize relations with Russia: Tillerson

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson dialed back his assertion that the Palestinian Authority has "changed their policy" regarding payment of salaries to terrorists and their families during testimony before a committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.

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  • Irish PM Varadkar to meet DUP and Sinn Féin
Irish PM Varadkar to meet DUP and Sinn Féin

In his first public comments since the election, the Chancellor said it was his "clear view" that most people want the talks to "prioritise protecting jobs, protecting economic growth and protecting prosperity". "An arrangement at Westminster between two parties would not in any way alter or undermine the Belfast Agreement". "What would happen th...

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  • Korea: US Nuke Envoy's N. Korea Visit was Purely Humanitarian
Korea: US Nuke Envoy's N. Korea Visit was Purely Humanitarian

President Donald Trump with perhaps his most pressing security worry. He had tearfully confessed to trying to steal a propaganda banner while visiting. On the same trip, he suggested an American missionary was at fault for his own imprisonment in North Korea , remarks for which he later apologized. "I never, never should have allowed myself ...

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  • One Love Manchester ratings
One Love Manchester ratings

About 450,000 people donated money during the concert, which took place at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester and was streamed in 50 countries over YouTube, Twitter and Facebook . Over on ITV last night, The Queen film had 1.3 million viewers against the concert while Catchphrase had 1.7 million viewers. The single follows Grande's re...

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  • 'Amma petrol bunks' at 10 places across State soon
'Amma petrol bunks' at 10 places across State soon

Building on the legacy of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, who unveiled various programmes under the brand "Amma'like the highly popular low-priced Amma canteens, Amma cements, Amma mineral water, Amma salt that became a huge hit among the people, the state government today chose to set up petrol bunks under the brand Amma in the godowns owned b...

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  • United Kingdom minister says Britain will leave EU customs union after Brexit
United Kingdom minister says Britain will leave EU customs union after Brexit

It could also delay the start of Brexit talks. "The Taoiseach (prime minister) raised the ongoing discussions on formation of a new government in London with the DUP , which is a matter for the parties represented at Westminster, but noted the need to avoid any outcome which could interfere with devolution and the prospects of re-establishing ...

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  • Paul Ryan Stands Behind Special Counsel Robert Mueller
Paul Ryan Stands Behind Special Counsel Robert Mueller

House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Tuesday he would be "surprised" if President Trump fired Robert Mueller and encouraged him to allow the special counsel to "do his job independently". "I have determined that a special counsel is necessary in order for the American people to have full confidence in the outcome", Rosenstein said last month.

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  • Police say 58 missing presumed dead after tower blaze
Police say 58 missing presumed dead after tower blaze

He told BBC Breakfast: "There are about 4,000 high-rise buildings in the country but not all of them have been re-cladded but also let's not just make the assumption that it is all about cladding". The Times of London reported late Thursday that the type of cladding used on the building had been banned in USA high-rise buildings due to safety con...

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  • DUP hoping to conclude deal with May as soon as possible
DUP hoping to conclude deal with May as soon as possible

Michelle O'Neill, Sinn Féin's leader in the North, said: "We were very clear with the Prime Minister that any deal with herself and the DUP can not undermine the Good Friday Agreement". May faces a hard balancing act: Divisions over Europe helped sink the premierships of Margaret Thatcher, Major and David Cameron, and many of her lawmakers and pa...

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  • Only three in 10 Israelis consider control of West Bank an 'occupation'
Only three in 10 Israelis consider control of West Bank an 'occupation'

Israel hopes that by further dividing the Arabs, it can drive the minimum Palestinian demands-a sovereign, independent Palestinian state along the 1967 lines-even lower. Two generations of Israelis and Palestinians have never known anything but physical and psychological separation, and that has framed their views. The Brooking Institution analys...

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  • Ryan and Pelosi back 'Team Scalise' at Congressional baseball ga
Ryan and Pelosi back 'Team Scalise' at Congressional baseball ga

Mr Scalise , 51, is at Medstar Washington Hospital Centre with a rifle wound in his left hip that has shattered bones, damaged organs and caused severe bleeding. Tonight congressional Republicans and Democrats are facing off on the baseball field for their annual charity game. "ATF has conducted traces on these weapons and has determined that b...

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  • Trump Son-in-Law Included in Probe into Russian Meddling in US Elections
Trump Son-in-Law Included in Probe into Russian Meddling in US Elections

Attorney Steve Ryan says Friday that Michael Cohen plans on cooperating "in all governmental inquiries". Robert Mueller , the man chosen to take over the inquest as special investigator, had started investigating into president Trump's behaviour.

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  • Trump gripes about Robert Mueller: 'witch hunt … very bad people!'
Trump gripes about Robert Mueller: 'witch hunt … very bad people!'

The special counsel will also be investigating whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice , and it will be up to Mueller to decide whether to charge anyone during the investigation. Although he was strongly critical of some of Comey's testimony, the president said last week that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief had vin...

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  • Democrats and Republicans show unity on ballfield to honor wounded colleague
Democrats and Republicans show unity on ballfield to honor wounded colleague

The Congressional Baseball Game will go as planned Thursday at Nationals Park after Democrats and Republicans called for bipartisan unity in the wake of the congressional baseball practice shooting. Also suffering relatively minor injuries were two Capitol Police officers, David Bailey and Crystal Griner , and House GOP aide Zack Barth. The ...

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  • Congressional Staffer Zack Barth Thanks Actions Taken by Capitol Police During Shooting
Congressional Staffer Zack Barth Thanks Actions Taken by Capitol Police During Shooting

Then, another man injured in the shooting, Capital Officer David Bailey, threw the first pitch. Bailey gave a good-natured shrug as the stadium applauded. Capitol Hill Police officers stand watch outside the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington , Thursday, June 15, 2017, a day after a gunman opened fire on a lawmakers playing b...

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  • Furious Trump blasts Comey sacking probe 'witch hunt'
Furious Trump blasts Comey sacking probe 'witch hunt'

Mueller broadened the probe with the President now under investigation for obstruction of justice in probe regarding possible collusion by his campaign with the Kremlin. It was not clear whether the president was basing his tweet on direct knowledge, or on reports this week that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether he obstructed ju...

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  • Quake of 6.3 magnitude strikes near coast of Western Turkey
Quake of 6.3 magnitude strikes near coast of Western Turkey

The Kandilli seismological observatory said that the magnitude was 6.3 and not 6.2, as reported by AFAD, and that the epicenter had been located in Karaburin in the Izmir province. "They will be able to stay in sports facilities". The tremor mainly struck the village of Vrisa in southern Lesbos , leading to the destruction of "70 to 80 perce...

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  • Trump says no one has any proof on Russian Federation
Trump says no one has any proof on Russian Federation

Moreover, the Senate intelligence committee has already grilled several high-ranking officials - including Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and Attorney General Jeff Sessions - about whether Trump sought to interfere with the Russian Federation investigation and the criminal probe into h...

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  • 30 people have died in Tower fire
30 people have died in Tower fire

Cundy said emergency workers have now reached the top of the building. People react near the scene of the fire which destroyed the Grenfell Tower block. Documents filed with the council detail plans to provide the building with rainproof cladding using the Reynobond brand of panels. New York City Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro, whose depart...

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