• At least 58 likely dead in London fire
At least 58 likely dead in London fire

Some Grenfell residents had warned months ago that fire safety issues at the tower left it at risk of a "catastrophic" event. But the Conservative leader still struggled to overcome accusations that she lacked compassion because she had failed to meet with victims on her first visit to the devastated site.

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  • London police: 58 people assumed dead in Grenfell Tower fire
London police: 58 people assumed dead in Grenfell Tower fire

Questions are growing about how the Grenfell Tower fire spread so quickly, focused on the cladding fitted to external walls as part of an £8.7 million ($11 million, 9.9 million euros) refit completed a year ago. The Times said the recently refurbished tower block had been fitted with cladding that wasn't fireproof, and that for less than £5000 p...

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  • Rodman's N. Korea trip off to uncharacteristic low-key start
Rodman's N. Korea trip off to uncharacteristic low-key start

He is on a Medivac flight on his... Otto Warmbier , an American college student jailed in North Korea , has been released, according to his parents. The witness also said North Korea authorities did not use force against him, but were tough. "In no uncertain terms, North Korea must explain the causes of his coma".

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  • Jared Kushner's business dealings being investigated, Washington Post reports
Jared Kushner's business dealings being investigated, Washington Post reports

Hours later, a source close to Trump's outside legal team said Trump did not intend his tweet to be confirmation of the investigation but rather was reacting to a Washington Post story on Wednesday about the probe. "The Department of Justice has a long-established policy to neither confirm nor deny such allegations", Rosenstein's full statement ...

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  • Gunman Targeted Republicans And Had Political Assassination List
Gunman Targeted Republicans And Had Political Assassination List

Pelosi and other Democrats charged that Trump himself bears responsibility for the virulent state of political discourse - and some said for Wednesday's attack as well, given his embrace of aggressive rhetoric on the campaign trail and the outbreaks of violence at some of his rallies.

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  • Trump's Cuba decision gives pause to USA companies doing business there
Trump's Cuba decision gives pause to USA companies doing business there

Global human rights groups say, however, that renewed US efforts to isolate the island could worsen the situation by empowering Cuban hard-liners. The Castro government is certain to reject Trump's list of demands, which includes releasing political prisoners, halting what the USA says is abuse of dissidents and allowing greater freedom of expres...

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  • Missing Presumed Dead in Grenfell Tower Fire
Missing Presumed Dead in Grenfell Tower Fire

Cundy added that the figure could change. There are 16 bodies now in a London morgue, Cundy said, and the remaining victims are missing and presumed dead. I have ordered that more staff be deployed across the area, wearing high visibility clothing, so they can easily be found, dispense advice and ensure the right support is provided.

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  • Trump again lashes out at Russia probe, says he is being investigated
Trump again lashes out at Russia probe, says he is being investigated

The president also appears to attack his deputy attorney general in a tweet. "The Department of Justice has a long-established policy to neither confirm nor deny such allegations", Rosenstein said in his statement. President Donald Trump apparently admitted Friday morning that he's under investigation, but he's been obsessed for months with p...

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  • US Sailors Are Missing After A Ship Collided With A Navy Destroyer
US Sailors Are Missing After A Ship Collided With A Navy Destroyer

Seven US Navy sailors are missing after their destroyer collided with a container ship near Japan. "All of our thoughts and prayers are with the Fitzgerald crew and their families", he also said. This item clarifies that Richardson is the head of Navy. She last heard from him a few days ago. At least one was injured. There were reports that...

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  • Puerto Rico, set to become US' 51st State?
Puerto Rico, set to become US' 51st State?

A parade in New York City featured a man that some deemed a terrorist, and a non-binding referendum in Puerto Rico on the island's political status was boycotted by several parties, including the leading opposition group. Attachments to cultural and national identity are the main reasons why Puerto Ricans may oppose U.S. statehood, Cruz-Martine...

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  • Deal for soft Brexit moves closer amid cross-party support
Deal for soft Brexit moves closer amid cross-party support

The Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) has indicated it will push for a "soft" border between Northern Ireland and the Republic as the party closes in on a "confidence and supply" deal with the Conservatives . But the source confirmed there was no need for a deal on a so-called "confidence and supply" arrangement to be sealed in order to pres...

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  • Meet Rachel Brand, who may soon oversee the Trump-Russia investigation
Meet Rachel Brand, who may soon oversee the Trump-Russia investigation

Trump aides first said the memo is what sparked the decision to oust the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, but Trump himself promptly undercut that explanation in an interview with NBC News in which he explicitly said Rosenstein's memo had nothing to do it.

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  • Trump Announces He's Under Investigation
Trump Announces He's Under Investigation

It was unclear whether his tweet about being under investigation was based on direct knowledge or new media reports that suggest Mr Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Mr Comey. Comey testified it would be up to Mueller to decide whether Trump's action amounted to obstruction of justice, an act that cou...

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  • Trump appears to criticize Rosenstein in tweet
Trump appears to criticize Rosenstein in tweet

Even though Trump was told by former FBI Director James Comey earlier this year that he was not personally under investigation, officials tell the Post that changed shortly after Comey's firing . Trump "believes that he has the power to fire anyone in government he chooses and for any reason", said Representative Adam Schiff, whose comm...

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  • President Trump submits financial information detailing trust assets
President Trump submits financial information detailing trust assets

That period coincided with Trump's election and inauguration as the 45th president. Trump's disclosure reflected the apparent demise of his wife Melania's high-end skincare line, which included anti-aging products made with caviar. That number is at least $300 million. As the Atlantic details , the other Trump properties that did not rec...

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  • Lead surgeon: United States congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot
Lead surgeon: United States congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot

Since then, the lawmaker has undergone multiple surgeries and procedures to stop the bleeding and fix bone. Sava said he was able to respond to family members while still under sedation, but that Scalise will have to remain in the hospital for "a considerable period of time", including for further operations and rehabilitation.

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  • Attorney All-Stars: Mueller Constructs Legal Team for Trump Probe
Attorney All-Stars: Mueller Constructs Legal Team for Trump Probe

She was appointed by former President Barack Obama to serve on the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board and worked as an assistant attorney general in the George W. Earlier this month, Rosenstein told The Associated Press that "if anything that I did winds up being relevant to his investigation then, as Director Mueller and I discussed, ...

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  • Trump Again Undermines His Own Legal Argument
Trump Again Undermines His Own Legal Argument

In his tweets Trump specifically appropriated the "travel ban" language his administration had tried to distance from both the original order and revised March 6 version that would ban citizens from six majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States for travel.

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  • Trump appears to confirm he's under probe, slams it as witch hunt
Trump appears to confirm he's under probe, slams it as witch hunt

The tweet was not confirmation that the president or his attorney has been informed by the Department of Justice or Mueller that Trump is the subject of an investigation. McMaster from the Oval Office to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington , Friday, June 16, 2017, for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, .

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  • Two die in mass food poisoning outbreak at Mosul camp for displaced
Two die in mass food poisoning outbreak at Mosul camp for displaced

People began vomiting and complaining of stomach pains shortly after Iftar , the evening meal that Muslims eat to break their fasts during Ramadan. Hamoud says a woman and a girl died while at least 300 people remain in critical condition.

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