• Number of dead, missing in London fire rises to 79
Number of dead, missing in London fire rises to 79

However, five people who were originally reported as missing have since been found safe and well. The search and recovery operation in the 24-story Grenfell Tower continues, he said, adding that it has been incredibly distressing for families.

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  • United Kingdom lawmakers hit by cyber security attack
United Kingdom lawmakers hit by cyber security attack

The changes were said to have prevented MPs and their staff whose accounts were targeted from accessing their email on mobile devices outside the Parliament premises. British Parliament is the latest target of an apparent cyber attack. The National Crime Agency said it was working with the NCSC but the centre was "leading the operational respon...

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  • Pakistan oil tanker crash kills more than 100 people
Pakistan oil tanker crash kills more than 100 people

The director of Punjab provincial rescue services, Dr. Rizwan Naseer, told the Associated Press that rescuers were collecting badly burned bodies, many beyond recognition, after the fire from the oil spill engulfed "scores of residents who had rushed to collect leaking fuel".

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  • Theresa May confirms EU nationals will be allowed to remain living
Theresa May confirms EU nationals will be allowed to remain living

Speaking in Brussels on Friday afternoon, Mrs May said of her proposal: "I think we've made a fair and serious offer, confirming and giving reassurance to all those European Union citizens living in the United Kingdom". Citizens' rights is a major issue in the negotiations, which are expected to last until early 2019. She made it clear that...

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  • Trump White House Has Taken Little Action to Stop Next Election Hack
Trump White House Has Taken Little Action to Stop Next Election Hack

The Obama administration first publicly announced Russia's alleged election meddling on October 7 but stopped short of saying that the efforts were aimed at helping Trump win. "They didn't want to hurt Hillary?", Trump tweeted. Trump asked at 4:28 pm. The Post article recounts how Obama learned about the Russian intrusions and the administ...

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  • Mosul Celebrates First Eid Without IS In Three Years
Mosul Celebrates First Eid Without IS In Three Years

Despite that effort, the United Nations issued an alarming warning Saturday that local civilians are in grave danger , claiming 12 were killed and hundreds injured Friday. Hundreds of civilians fleeing the Old City have been killed in the past three weeks. A US-led global coalition is providing air and ground support in the 8-month-old offensi...

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  • All tower block cladding checked so far fails fire test
All tower block cladding checked so far fails fire test

Residents of 650 London flats were evacuated yesterday due to fire safety fears in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, but 83 people refused to leave their homes, according to local officials. Carl McDowell, 31, said he took one look at the inflatable beds offered on the floor of the leisure center and went back to his own apartment. Othe...

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  • Saudi foils terror attack on Mecca's grand mosque
Saudi foils terror attack on Mecca's grand mosque

It said the police raided the two sites in Makkah, including one near the central area of the mosque. The collapsed walls of the building had crushed a parked vehicle and nearby structures were peppered with what appeared to be shrapnel and bullet holes.

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  • MP farmers' protest- Peace returns to Mandsaur, CM Chouhan ends fast
MP farmers' protest- Peace returns to Mandsaur, CM Chouhan ends fast

While on fast at the Dussehra maidan, the CM appealed to farmers to come and discuss their problems with him at the maidan. Farmers unrest in Madhya Pradesh is growing every day and has reached even the door step of Bhopal , the state capital.

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  • Obama on Senate proposal: It's 'not a health care bill'
Obama on Senate proposal: It's 'not a health care bill'

Much of the outcome could hinge on the BCRA's proposed cuts to the Medicaid program. Also, insurers will be able to cover less of the cost of care and offer skimpier policies in states that waive certain Obamacare insurance regulations.

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  • DHS: Hackers Cased Voter Registration Systems in 21 States
DHS: Hackers Cased Voter Registration Systems in 21 States

He said the "scale and aggressiveness" was different this time , with the primary goal being to sow discord and aid the candidacy of Republican Donald Trump , the eventual victor. ( Time notes it is unknown if these particular hackers were Russian agents.) almost 90,000 records containing personal information were accessed by Russian hackers, w...

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  • Celtics announce completion of trade with Sixers
Celtics announce completion of trade with Sixers

The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers made it official - the Sixers get to pick the No. 1 overall in this year's edition of the National Basketball Association draft. Danny Ainge shed some light on his motives for sending the No. 1 overall pick to Philadelphia for the No. 3 and a highly protected first-rounder down the road.

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  • Cardiff terror suspect's family
Cardiff terror suspect's family "shocked"

Earlier this month, a van veered into pedestrians on London Bridge, setting off vehicle and knife attacks that killed eight people and wounded many others on the bridge and in the nearby Borough Market area. Osborne's sister, Nicola, said her brother had been " troubled for a long time ". By Tuesday morning, Finsbury Park had returned to so...

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  • EU Wins First Battle Over Brexit as UK Retreats on Timing
EU Wins First Battle Over Brexit as UK Retreats on Timing

Britain's divorce from the European Union (EU) was always going to be an extremely delicate affair, after recent events, however, the timing of Brexit negotiations couldn't be worse. First, they want a guarantee that Britain will honor its previous budget commitments to the European Union, which could be as much as $100 billion.

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  • Not 'That Far Off' From Passing Health Overhaul
Not 'That Far Off' From Passing Health Overhaul

Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiling a health care bill that makes deep cuts in Medicaid and end the Affordable Care Act's ( ACA ) mandate that most Americans have health insurance. The S.C. Hospital Association, which represents more than 60 hospitals across the state, issued a public statement Friday explaining that the proposed ...

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  • GOP Senator Says It's 'Hard' To Imagine Obamacare Repeal Passing This Week
GOP Senator Says It's 'Hard' To Imagine Obamacare Repeal Passing This Week

He noted that there "isn't anything in this bill that would lower premiums", and that to say otherwise would be a "lie". Some of those lawmakers could eventually change their stances after potential amendments to the plan. The Senate Republican bill is a tax giveaway to the wealthiest Americans; the top one-tenth of the one percent would receive th...

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  • Stabenow Speaks Out Against GOP's Latest Health Care Bill
Stabenow Speaks Out Against GOP's Latest Health Care Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), seems dead set on holding a full vote in the chamber next week on the 142-page Obamacare repeal and replace plan he veiled Thursday, June 22. "And I'm announcing today that in this form, I simply will not support it". " Any federal legislator who votes for this bill and says, oh I didn't cut Me...

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  • Opp to field former Speaker Meira Kumar
Opp to field former Speaker Meira Kumar

While the NDA has chosen Ram Nath Kovind as its candidate, the Opposition has gone for Meira Kumar. The NDA, including Shiv Sena and the Peoples Democratic Party of Jammu and Kashmir, which has extended support to Kovind, commands the support of 48.93 per cent in the electoral college made up of MPs and MLAs.

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  • Britain's May promises to listen harder on Brexit: Queen's Speech
Britain's May promises to listen harder on Brexit: Queen's Speech

Parliament then votes on the agendas laid out in the speech. After four terror attacks and a deadly tower block blaze that have darkened the national mood in the past three months, anti-government campaigners also staged " Day of Rage " protests that converged outside parliament.

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  • Trump gives Pentagon authority to set Afghanistan troop levels
Trump gives Pentagon authority to set Afghanistan troop levels

Officials have said the strategy in Afghanistan needs to be flexible enough to provide the tools needed for Afghan forces to put more pressure on the Taliban . "These are troops that are specifically trained by our US Army to go out in the field and you apply them with the brigades, the Afghan brigades". "Today, every operating domain ...

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