• Cindy leaves tornado in its wake; injuries, damage in Alabama
Cindy leaves tornado in its wake; injuries, damage in Alabama

Heavy rains are expected to push river and lake levels higher over the next few days as remnants of the one-time tropical storm cross Tennessee and Kentucky and take aim at West Virginia. The season got an early start with Tropical Storm Arlene in April. Clean-up is underway in parts of central Alabama after Tropical Storm Cindy moved through...

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  • Dozens killed in Pakistan bomb attacks
Dozens killed in Pakistan bomb attacks

He informed that army officials were quick to respond to the situation and have started the rescue operations. Thirteen people, including seven policemen, died in the suicide vehicle bombing, officials said. In December 2015, the same market was targeted by a suicide bomber, killing 22. Condemnations were pouring in as governments offered condo...

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  • U.S. shoots down another Iranian UAV over Syria
U.S. shoots down another Iranian UAV over Syria

A US warplane shot down an armed drone linked to Syrian regime forces, the Pentagon said Tuesday, the latest in a series of incidents between USA -backed forces and the regime of Bashar Assad that threatens to escalate the conflict there.

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  • P10-M shabu found in ex-Marawi mayor's house
P10-M shabu found in ex-Marawi mayor's house

Reports said that both houses have been abandoned in the early stages of the intense fighting between security forces and the Maute group . Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella on Saturday said the development would "hopefully bring to bear the realities existing in the area about the close relation between the illegal drug trade and this ong...

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  • PM Modi mourns demise of former German Chancellor Kohl
PM Modi mourns demise of former German Chancellor Kohl

The former German chancellor died Friday at 87. Mr Gorbachev was the leader of the Soviet Union. Kohl took power in 1982, leading West Germany into a new era which would result in the reunification of East and West Germany. As East Germans poured into the West - seeking an escape from a land where hundreds of thousands of Soviet troops were s...

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  • Thousands Evacuated Following Grenfell Tower Fire
Thousands Evacuated Following Grenfell Tower Fire

McCormack said the Hotpoint model FF175BP refrigerator-freezer had not been subject to any product recalls. Camden Council took the decision to evacuate 650 households from Chalcots Estate on Friday night after receiving warnings from the London Fire Brigade .

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  • UK fire safety crisis expands; Hundreds evacuated in London
UK fire safety crisis expands; Hundreds evacuated in London

The council's leader, Gould, said it would take up to four weeks to fix the blocks that were evacuated and said that some 4,000 residents were affected. Meanwhile the government ordered immediate checks on the Hotpoint FF175BP fridge freezer model blamed for the blaze. Grenfell Tower is located in Kensington, one of the richest boroughs in Europe...

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  • Butler changes address as flurry of deals spice Draft night
Butler changes address as flurry of deals spice Draft night

It's ironic that the Wade left the Miami Heat, who will nearly certainly be better than the Bulls now next season, but if he ends up on another playoff team with those $24 million then he's a victor in multiple ways. Instead, Portland did neither, trading two picks to move up and get Zach Collins , a center from Gonzaga, and Caleb Swanigan, a ce...

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  • Hundreds evacuated from London high-rises as Grenfell Tower fire fallout widens
Hundreds evacuated from London high-rises as Grenfell Tower fire fallout widens

Ms Gould said it would "become a matter for the fire service" if residents stayed in their homes after being spoken to again by officials. Officials had said earlier that samples of cladding panels from 14 buildings in London , Manchester and Plymouth had been found to be combustible.

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  • Saudi crown prince donates $66 million to fight Yemen cholera epidemic
Saudi crown prince donates $66 million to fight Yemen cholera epidemic

Jeddah- Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, has directed King Salman Humanitarian Aid & Relief Centre (KSRelief) to donate $66.7 million to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organization (WHO) to respond to the cholera outbreak in Yemen .

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  • Qatar receives list of demands from siege countries
Qatar receives list of demands from siege countries

A top minister from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has said the Arab countries imposing a blockade on Qatar are not seeking to force out the country's leadership, but are willing to "part ways" if it does not agree to their list of demands .

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  • Korea, US finance ministers hold telephone talks
Korea, US finance ministers hold telephone talks

Two top Trump administration officials insisted Wednesday that the United States and China share a common understanding about the threat posed by North Korea, one day after President Donald Trump tweeted that a Chinese attempt to bring the regime in line "has not worked out".

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  • Trump Furious at White House Counsel for Not Killing Russia Probe
Trump Furious at White House Counsel for Not Killing Russia Probe

But the watchdog groups suspect Trump has not done so based on his own conflicting statements about whether there are recordings of conversations between himself and former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . He also previously worked at the Mandarin Oriental in Washington, D.C., and in New York City. "I am excited to work alo...

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  • Stephen Lynch: Reduce cost on health plans
Stephen Lynch: Reduce cost on health plans

Even if it passes, House conservatives will probably not go for the Senate version. Not one Democrat plans on supporting the bill , which means Republicans can only afford to lose two more votes in the Senate or the bill will fail.

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  • Otto Warmbier's family snubs Dennis Rodman who says he aided with release
Otto Warmbier's family snubs Dennis Rodman who says he aided with release

Warmbier was freed after the U.S. State Department's special envoy on North Korea, Joseph Yun, traveled to Pyongyang and demanded the student's release on humanitarian grounds, capping a flurry of diplomatic contacts, a U.S. Otto Warmbier . And I said to them, "we... would need his... you know, a release, some type of good faith, if we're ever goin...

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  • 'Grenfell Changes Everything': Hundreds Of Homes Evacuated Over Safety Fears
'Grenfell Changes Everything': Hundreds Of Homes Evacuated Over Safety Fears

She added that the really, really hard decision had been made to evacuate the blocks while urgent fire safety work is completed. We're encouraging all residents to stay with friends and family if they can, otherwise we'll provide accommodation.

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  • Trump, Pence to attend Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's wedding
Trump, Pence to attend Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's wedding

The wedding, to be held in a historic auditorium near the National Mall, had been a closely held secret until a friend of the couple, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, let word slip earlier this week. The 36-year-old Linton has appeared in movies and TV shows, and recently turned to producing movies. It'll be Mnuchin's third marriage and the sec...

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  • Moore and O'Brien dominate Royal Ascot on Friday
Moore and O'Brien dominate Royal Ascot on Friday

Stradivarius was the victor of the Queen's Vase, edging out Count Octave, and 20-1 outsider Rare Rhythm triumphed in the day's final race , the Duke Of Edinburgh Stakes, to give Buick his second success of the day. Big Orange's regular jockey, Frankie Dettori , was unable to ride at Royal Ascot this year, however he had advised his replacem...

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  • Democrats need to cooperate on health care bill -- Arnie Roper
Democrats need to cooperate on health care bill -- Arnie Roper

Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., during a press conference where he announced he will vote no on the proposed GOP healthcare bill at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building on Friday, June 23, 2017 in Las Vegas. "I'm very very concerned that we're going to roll back the clock on that", he said. Vice President Mike Pence has made weekly trips to Capitol H...

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  • Firefighters battle blaze at low-rise building in east London
Firefighters battle blaze at low-rise building in east London

Bethnal Green Road has been closed in both directions. Thick black smoke poured into the sky as firefighters fought the blaze which broke out in a third floor flat. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Scores of residents are refusing to leave their homes despite emergency services warning they can not guarantee the safety of residents.

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