• Partner charged over Carly McBride murder
Partner charged over Carly McBride murder

Detectives also executed a search warrant on his home at Buff Point. Superintendent Steve Clarke said there were more charges to come. Police say another man in Lithgow will also be charged with her murder. It was past year revealed that Ms McBride had been arguing with her ex-partner only moments before she went missing, the Daily Telegraph re...

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  • PM labelled 'coward' after meeting with fire victims
PM labelled 'coward' after meeting with fire victims

Tensions were high Friday two days after the overnight fire gutted the huge housing block, killing at least 30 people and leaving dozens missing and hundreds homeless. "We will continue to look at what more needs to be done". "But it is a awful tragedy". People watch from a balcony as people walk during a demonstration following the fire a...

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  • Jay Sekulow, President Trump's lawyer, says there's 'no investigation' of the president
Jay Sekulow, President Trump's lawyer, says there's 'no investigation' of the president

Trump took to Twitter , his favourite tool of communication, to lament the "witch hunt" against him and accuse Hillary Clinton of destroying evidence tying her to Russian Federation. "So you can not view this, in my mind, Chuck, or in any reasonable person's mind, especially someone that's representing the president of the United States, these thi...

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  • US Senate Overwhelmingly Backs Stronger Sanctions Against Russia, Iran
US Senate Overwhelmingly Backs Stronger Sanctions Against Russia, Iran

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said that at least on this issue - the need to impose sanctions on Russia - Democrats and Republicans can agree. The measure, attached as an amendment to a broader bill dealing with Iran, firms up existing sanctions against Russian Federation and imposes new ones.

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  • Prosecutors are considering manslaughter charges after Grenfell Tower disaster
Prosecutors are considering manslaughter charges after Grenfell Tower disaster

She said, in an unprecedented statement, that she had been "profoundly struck by the immediate inclination of people throughout the country to offer comfort and support to those in desperate need". It may take longer than that. "As soon as we can, we will locate and recover loved ones", he added. "We do not want another fatality arising out of th...

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  • Pakistan beat India by 180 runs to win ICC CT 2017 finals
Pakistan beat India by 180 runs to win ICC CT 2017 finals

With hundreds of millions of fans glued to their TV sets all over the world, Pakistan came out with a clinical show with both the bat and ball to finally end their Indian jinx in ICC tournaments. Amir's contribution deserves praise in equal measure. Thank the cricket gods that Azhar Ali dropped Virat Kohli at slip in the third over, before ...

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  • Baseball Gunman Was Headed Home
Baseball Gunman Was Headed Home

She said she and her husband haven't been together since March. She said she didn't necessarily consider his departure odd. Walker tweeted about the shooting Wednesday morning, thanking Capitol Police for its bravery. The FBI is seeking more info about the shooter, who appeared to be politically motivated. She agreed to speak to the press...

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  • London mayor at church near London fire tragedy
London mayor at church near London fire tragedy

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has already called on the government to conduct an investigation into reports that Gavin Barwell, the former housing minister who was recently appointed as the Prime Minister's adviser, had failed to OK a fire safety review request he had received.

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  • Cladding used in Grenfell Tower banned in United Kingdom, says govt
Cladding used in Grenfell Tower banned in United Kingdom, says govt

Ronnie King, the UK's former chief fire officer, told Al Jazeera: "I wouldn't wish to denigrate those who installed the cladding because - whatever the cladding was - it did not have to be fire resistant under the building regulations", said King.

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  • USA president not under investigation for obstruction: His attorney
USA president not under investigation for obstruction: His attorney

US President Donald Trump thrusts his fist at the Manuel Artime Theatre in Miami on June 16, 2017 after signing an executive order reversing Obama administration Cuba policies. But Rosenstein, too, may ultimately have to hand off oversight given his role in Trump's decision to fire Comey. However, the Justice Department spokesman Ian Prior s...

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  • Stay put? Deadly London fire puts scrutiny on high-rise rule
Stay put? Deadly London fire puts scrutiny on high-rise rule

The fire in the block in west London burned for hours, and authorities fear that the official death toll of 30 is likely to rise, with numerous dead unlikely ever to be identified. The cause of the massive blaze is still under investigation, but anger has mounted in the community amid reports that the rain-screen cladding on the exterior of ...

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  • Trump lawyer - President not under investigation in Russian Federation probe
Trump lawyer - President not under investigation in Russian Federation probe

The president tweeted Friday, "After 7 months of investigations & committee hearings about my 'collusion with the Russians, ' nobody has been able to show any proof". The transition official said the organization has also separately asked the General Services Administration to preserve records from the Trump transition that were transferred to it...

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  • President not under investigation in Russia probe: Trump lawyer
President not under investigation in Russia probe: Trump lawyer

Mueller may want to learn about Trump's conversations with Rosenstein , the Justice Department official who wrote the memo criticizing Comey's performance before his firing on May 9. Friday could - and perhaps should - have been a day for celebrating his accession to the White House two years after most pundits said his announcement speech was...

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  • Cricket fraternity congratulate Pakistan for Champions Trophy 2017 win
Cricket fraternity congratulate Pakistan for Champions Trophy 2017 win

Pressure could be the biggest threat to an India side who know that the bulk of those billion onlookers expect them to emulate the 2013 side who won the Champions Trophy by beating England at Edgbaston. But Pakistan batsman Hafeez says his team-mates vowed to stick together despite the avalanche of criticism and they reaped the rewards in mem...

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  • Russia Probe Causing Tension Among Top Officials at Justice Department
Russia Probe Causing Tension Among Top Officials at Justice Department

This comes just days after a report said Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller to his position, may be the next person to recuse himself from the investigation. "The message the president is sending through his tweets is that he believes the rule of law doesn't apply to him and that anyone who thinks otherwise will be ...

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  • UK: London tower may have used banned siding in renovation
UK: London tower may have used banned siding in renovation

The prince's embrace broke with royal protocol - touching royal members is historically reserved for handshakes - and instead embraced the distressed woman who was reportedly desperate to locate her husband who was trapped an elevator during the time of the fire.

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  • London tower may have used banned siding in renovation
London tower may have used banned siding in renovation

The government must work "urgently" to compile a list of properties similar to the 24-story West London apartment block that burned down Wednesday night, and publish the information with the "maximum amount of transparency", Khan wrote in an opinion piece for the Observer .

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  • Trump Lawyer Says Trump Himself Is Not Under Investigation for Obstruction
Trump Lawyer Says Trump Himself Is Not Under Investigation for Obstruction

In a comment Friday on his Twitter account, Trump said, "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director! Witch Hunt", the president wrote in a Friday tweet . NPR's White House correspondent Tamara Keith reports. Citing a memo from the general counsel's office of Trump's transition te...

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  • Governors in both parties reject health care bill passed by House
Governors in both parties reject health care bill passed by House

They could walk into McConnell's office and say they'll oppose any bill that is not made public for at least a month of real scrutiny and discussion. "I think we felt very strongly that the majority of the members of that conference committee had signed that, and I think that truly reflects the majority of the Legislature as a whole", said Arms...

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  • GOP senator warns against rushed vote on health care bill
GOP senator warns against rushed vote on health care bill

The House bill would scrap Obamacare coverage in favor of tax credits meant to help citizens pay for their health care. "She isn't thinking that it will force her to choose between filling his prescriptions or paying their mortgage". The Senate is now considering the Obamacare replacement bill that narrowly passed in the House last month, despite...

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