• Arab nations give Qatar demands
Arab nations give Qatar demands

They require Doha to join Riyadh and its allies in outlawing the Muslim Brotherhood , which it has long supported. The demands, presented to Qatar through mediators from Kuwait, called on the country to shut down a Turkish military base and downgrade its ties with Iran - a hard task given that Iran and Qatar share a large gas field that provides...

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  • Londoners in temporary housing after fire safety evacuations
Londoners in temporary housing after fire safety evacuations

Residents of a public housing complex being evacuated in north London because of fire safety concerns say they are both angry and frightened about being forced from their homes. "The cost we can deal with later", she added. The council raised concerns about the block on Thursday when Downing Street revealed that as many as 600 buildings in ...

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  • London towers being evacuated to prevent Grenfell-like fire
London towers being evacuated to prevent Grenfell-like fire

The decision to remove cladding is based on results from fire tests on similar external cladding panels from buildings in other local local authority areas which failed safety tests. The cladding was installed on the 24-storey council-owned Grenfell Tower, which was built in 1974, as part of a refurbishment completed previous year.

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  • Kushner in Middle East
Kushner in Middle East

US President Trump's envoy to the Middle East Jason Greenblatt (center left) meets with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas (center right) in the West Bank city of Ramallah on May 25, 2017. Kushner will fly back to the US Wednesday night whereas Greenblatt is scheduled to stay for another day. President Obama's last ambassador to Israel , Da...

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  • Mainers wary of Amazon/Whole Foods deal
Mainers wary of Amazon/Whole Foods deal

To compete with Amazon , you need to beat them at their own game. "There's boundless ideas and synergies, and I think it will inspire some other interesting combinations between online and brick-and-mortar going forward", said Ripco Real Estate's Peter Ripka.

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  • BHA responds to the Queen's Speech
BHA responds to the Queen's Speech

The State Opening of Parliament, delayed by two days because of confusion caused by the inconclusive result of the June 8 election, took place without some of the traditional ceremony, with the Queen arriving by vehicle rather than carriage and doing without her state crown.

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  • Carrie Fisher's toxicology report: Cocaine, heroin, MDMA
Carrie Fisher's toxicology report: Cocaine, heroin, MDMA

She died four days later . Her bravery and honesty spoke to the stigma that surrounded these issues and inspired people to feel less ashamed about their own struggles . "Based on the current information, the cause of death is ' Sleep apnea and other undetermined factors .multiple drug intake, significance not ascertained', manner of death un...

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  • Sanders condemns 'despicable' shooting after reports that suspect volunteered for his campaign
Sanders condemns 'despicable' shooting after reports that suspect volunteered for his campaign

President Donald Trump said that Hodgkinson is now dead. Mr Hodgkinson's interest in politics, however, is not a new development. "Trump Has Destroyed Our Democracy, " he said. The senator spoke hours after a man identified as James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, opened fire on Republican lawmakers, aides and others practicing baseb...

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  • Korea Tests Rocket Engine, Possibly For ICBM
Korea Tests Rocket Engine, Possibly For ICBM

North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that the United States believes could be part of its program to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, a USA official told Reuters. "I think that the weapon systems that the Agency for Defense Development is working on are means not of destruction and slaughter but rather of dial...

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  • Presidential polls: TN CM extends support to Kovind
Presidential polls: TN CM extends support to Kovind

The fourth set of nomination papers will be filed on June 28, endorsed by Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu, among others. Others present included Telangana Chief Minister K. "Kovind is a good candidate". Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind meets BJP President Amit Shah in New Delhi on Monday. He has worked among the weaker sections and the downt...

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  • Russian hackers targeted 21 USA states' vote systems in 2016
Russian hackers targeted 21 USA states' vote systems in 2016

Senators questioned election officials from Wisconsin, Indiana and IL about communications with federal intelligence officials on attempts to undermine voting systems. He tweeted Thursday that the Democratic National Committee turned down an offer from the Department of Homeland Security "to protect against hacks (long prior to election)".

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  • Cosby accompanied by wife for the first time at his trial
Cosby accompanied by wife for the first time at his trial

Instead, his defense consisted of a roughly six-minute appearance by Cheltenham Township Police Department Sergeant Richard Schaffer, who led the 2005 investigation into allegations Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted Constand at the comic's suburban Philadelphia home in 2004.

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  • EU Barnier assures of Brexit compromises
EU Barnier assures of Brexit compromises

The association represents 3,200 businesses with a million employees in Germany making industrial machinery. Earlier, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said that negotiations would be beneficial for both sides. "The number of options where all of this can lead has become much bigger than it was before", said Guntram Wolff, director of the B...

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  • Cause of Grenfell Tower fire
Cause of Grenfell Tower fire

Last week the devastating fire ripped through a West London tower block killing up to 79 people. Yesterday, Camden Council announced that it would "immediately" prepare to remove the cladding from five tower blocks on Chalcots Estate, which were refurbished by HTA Design, following tests that did not satisfy its fire safety concerns.

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  • London Tower Blaze Started In Fridge-Freezer
London Tower Blaze Started In Fridge-Freezer

She said speaking from outside Scotland Yard that "the investigation will be exhaustive". They have reported that they have over 500 high-rise domestic buildings in their areas. In its most detailed briefing yet on the criminal investigation, the Metropolitan Police on Friday confirmed residents' suspicions that the June 14 inferno at Grenfell Towe...

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  • Moody's: Hospital uncompensated care costs will rise under proposed Senate bill
Moody's: Hospital uncompensated care costs will rise under proposed Senate bill

Under the Senate's bill, titled the Better Care Reconciliation Act , that expansion would be phased out, meaning those who gained coverage through the expansion would be without once again, though they could access coverage through the individual insurance market .

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  • Meira Kumar to file nomination on June 27
Meira Kumar to file nomination on June 27

The opposition has chose former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar, a Dalit, as its candidate for president against NDA's Ram Nath Kovind . "One that she belongs to the Congress and was selected by its chief Sonia Gandhi ", sources in a Left party said.

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  • House Intel: No sign yet Comey memo will be turned over Friday
House Intel: No sign yet Comey memo will be turned over Friday

Podesta to testify before House Intel MORE's campaign chairman whose private email was hacked during the 2016 presidential election, will be interviewed by the House Intelligence Committee next week, multiple sources familiar with the expected interview told CNN .

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  • Albany nightclub remembers Pulse shooting victims one year later
Albany nightclub remembers Pulse shooting victims one year later

The service began what would be nearly 24 hours of observations to remember the victims and the dozens of Pulse patrons who were wounded when Omar Mateen opened fire and pledged allegiance to the Islamic State . She plans to build a memorial at the site of the nightclub, which has been closed since the tragedy. "I miss Pulse", she said. "W...

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  • Senate Healthcare Bill Threatens Pre-Existing Condition Coverage
Senate Healthcare Bill Threatens Pre-Existing Condition Coverage

Voting yes on the Senate health care bill would be a vote directly against me, my family and all Pennsylvanians. Heller's announcement was fairly predictable, because he is one of the most vulnerable GOP senators in the 2018 elections and his support of a bill that appears to be about as popular with the American people as athlete's foot wouldn't...

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