• Jay Z, Inducted by Obama, Becomes First Rapper in Songwriters Hall
Jay Z, Inducted by Obama, Becomes First Rapper in Songwriters Hall

People are pretty damn sure that Beyoncé is either giving birth right the hell now or already has those two bubs in hand - and is preparing *the* post to break Instagram as we speak. He's the first rapper to ever be inducted , and ahead of the ceremony, he hopped on Twitter to name about 50 rappers new and old who continue to inspire him.

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  • British PM Theresa May to meet fire survivors in Downing Street
British PM Theresa May to meet fire survivors in Downing Street

He asked anyone who was in the tower and survived to contact police immediately. He also said survivors from the tower would be re-housed in the local area. Earlier in the day, the 91-year-old monarch described the country's mood as "somber" but insisted that Britain remained resolute during a hard time .

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  • Prime accused in Pansare murder gets bail
Prime accused in Pansare murder gets bail

There may have been more than two killers involved in the murder of veteran Communist leader and rationalist Govind Pansare , according to the supplementary charge sheet filed by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the case. The judge L D Bille has barred Gaikwad from entering Kolhapur district and leaving the state, besides directing him...

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  • US revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents
US revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents

The Trump administration has canceled a never-implemented Obama-era immigration program meant to protect parents of USA citizens from deportation, fulfilling one of President Donald Trump's campaign promises. Supreme Court last June. The announcement to continue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, was made qu...

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  • Thomas sets Open mark with 9-under 63; Harman leads
Thomas sets Open mark with 9-under 63; Harman leads

Open and British Open and the third at the PGA Championship. This won't be a U.S. Open final round where you can focus in on one pairing and expect the victor to be one of those two. "We're going to have a good time", Fowler said. "It could change in a heartbeat". His turnaround came on the eighth hole when he proceeded to go on a run of five str...

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  • No plan to sack Russia probe head Robert Mueller: US justice official
No plan to sack Russia probe head Robert Mueller: US justice official

Anxiety about the probe - and fresh concerns about the political leanings of some of the attorneys involved - is percolating in the West Wing of the White House. Other Trump supporters homed in on the sequence of Mueller's job interviews. It would be hard to make the case, he said, that the experience of interviewing for Federal Bureau of Investi...

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  • Grenfell fire: Protests, anger as death toll rises
Grenfell fire: Protests, anger as death toll rises

In a report, BBC said the number could be around 70 people in total. Of the 17 victims found by emergency services so far, six were outside the tower, while it has not yet been deemed safe enough to recover the 11 bodies found inside.

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  • Bodies of missing sailors found on stricken Navy destroyer
Bodies of missing sailors found on stricken Navy destroyer

The Navy ship collided in the dead of night with a container ship four times its size off the coast of Japan early Saturday. The crash damaged two berthing spaces, a machinery room and the radio room, according to the USA 7th Fleet.

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  • US Navy: bodies of missing sailors found inside damaged destroyer USS Fitzgerald
US Navy: bodies of missing sailors found inside damaged destroyer USS Fitzgerald

Those who did not survive might have killed by the impact of the crash or drowned by the flooding, said Navy spokesman Lt. Paul Newell, who led reporters for a first look at the mangled vessel. In a video statement earlier as the search was ongoing, US 7th Fleet commander Vice Admiral Joseph P. Aucoin said, "It's been a tough day for our Navy famil...

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  • What channel is the 2017 Congressional baseball game on? (TV, stream info)
What channel is the 2017 Congressional baseball game on? (TV, stream info)

Scalise was fielding balls at second base during the practice Wednesday when he was shot in the hip, and sustained serious injuries as the bullet traveled through his pelvis and injured internal organs. Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., left, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., and Senate Majority Le...

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  • Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires
Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires

Almost 60 other people have been injured, including four firefighters, in an incident Prime Minister Antonio Costa has described as "the biggest tragedy of human life that we have known in years". The flames quickly spread to four different directions, damaging several settlements. A number of villages were affected by the main fire and evacuatio...

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  • Rout by Macron's party expected in French parliament vote
Rout by Macron's party expected in French parliament vote

The French president said he would limit the wealth tax to cover just property in order to help businesses, and would create a single levy of 30 percent on capital income so as not to scare businesses away. "We're going to find ourselves with fewer opposition representatives than there are in Russian Federation". Well and truly has Macron buttres...

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  • 58 now missing and presumed dead in Grenfell Tower disaster, police say
58 now missing and presumed dead in Grenfell Tower disaster, police say

The fire occurred early Wednesday morning, quickly spreading through the 20 storey block. Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy responded to fears that the number of dead could exceed 100 by saying: "I really hope it isn't". (AP Photo/Tim Ireland). People demonstrate demanding answers over the Grenfell Tower fire , in London , Friday J...

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  • Scalise shooter had list of Republican lawmakers' names in his pocket
Scalise shooter had list of Republican lawmakers' names in his pocket

The gunman opened fire around 7 a.m. Wednesday morning, striking five people, including House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise . The officials said investigators don't know what the list of names means, but members of Congress have been briefed.

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  • UK Police: 58 Missing, Presumed Dead in London Fire
UK Police: 58 Missing, Presumed Dead in London Fire

Officials warn that no further survivors are likely to be found. British media have reported that contractors installed a cheaper, less flame-resistant type of exterior paneling on the 24-story tower in a renovation that was completed just previous year.

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  • Navy stops search for 7 missing sailors after bodies found
Navy stops search for 7 missing sailors after bodies found

The 10,000-ton guided-missile destroyer and the ACX Crystal , a 29,000-ton container ship flagged in the Philippines, collided early Saturday local time off Japan's Izu Peninsula, officials said. According to NBC News , the sailors' names will not be released until family notification is completed. "Thank you to our Japanese allies for their...

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  • 58 people missing and presumed dead in London fire; number may increase
58 people missing and presumed dead in London fire; number may increase

Commander of the Metropolitan Police Stuart Cundy said in a statement that a recovery operation, which was briefly suspended for security reasons, had been resumed and family liaison officers were dealing with 52 families. Corbyn said that empty luxury properties in Kensington should be taken over by the government to save people who lost the...

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  • 6 suspects convicted in 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts
6 suspects convicted in 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts

A seventh suspect was acquitted in the special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities Prevention Act court. The trial of Salem , Mustafa Dossa , Karimullah Khan, Firoz Abdul Rashid Khan , Riyaz Siddiqui , Tahir Merchant and Abdul Quayyum was separated from the main case as they were arrested subsequently.

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  • Virginia Primaries: Ralph Northam fends off progressive Tom Perriello with double-digit lead
Virginia Primaries: Ralph Northam fends off progressive Tom Perriello with double-digit lead

But the majority was happy to back the more moderate and establishment-favored Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam over a liberal insurgent who sought to portray his candidacy as the tip of the spear of the anti-Trump resistance. Speaking to a sweaty crowd packed into an Arlington restaurant with no air-conditioning, an ebullient Northam congratulated Perriel...

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  • Varadkar to hold separate talks with DUP and Sinn Féin
Varadkar to hold separate talks with DUP and Sinn Féin

The opening of the United Kingdom's Parliament has been delayed by two days because Prime Minister Theresa May has still not finalized a deal with the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party over its support for her government. The PM has rejected claims the deal would undermine its duty to be impartial in Northern Ireland. Sinn Fein's Stormon...

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