• Cristiano Ronaldo nets as Portugal reach Confederations Cup semi-finals
Cristiano Ronaldo nets as Portugal reach Confederations Cup semi-finals

Mexico's victory sees them progress into the semi-finals alongside Portugal , who cruised to a 4-0 victory over New Zealand in the group's other fixture. Moor's 11th-minute goal looked to be enough, with Toronto goalkeeper Alex Bono preserving the win with a save on Teal Bunbury's header in the 88th minute.

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  • Deadly Grenfell Tower blaze because of faulty fridge
Deadly Grenfell Tower blaze because of faulty fridge

Gentoo has sent samples of cladding from its high-rise blocks for safety testing in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster. The massive fire broke out early in the morning on June 14 and spread quickly through the 24-story apartment building.

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  • Queen's speech: Government will deliver eight separate bills on Brexit
Queen's speech: Government will deliver eight separate bills on Brexit

The Queen confirmed that there would be a full public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire and that an independent public advocate, who will act for bereaved families after public disasters, would be introduced. The Queen delivered the speech in a toned-down ceremony that dispensed with a horse-drawn procession to parliament, and she swapped he...

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  • Police identify suspect in China kindergarten blast that killed eight
Police identify suspect in China kindergarten blast that killed eight

Last month , a driver set fire to a school bus carrying children to kindergarten in the eastern Shandong province, killing 11 pupils and a teacher. The explosion supposedly started because "gas cylinders exploded" in front of the building, according to a Sina Weibo post from the People's Daily newspaper .

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  • CNN sends court sketch artist to off-camera White House briefing
CNN sends court sketch artist to off-camera White House briefing

Jeff Mason, the Reuters reporter who heads the White House Correspondents' Association, emailed journalists Friday to describe a meeting he had Thursday with Spicer and deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. President Donald Trump is swapping traditional forms of White House transparency for direct but one-way communication through ...

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  • Will welcome Nitish Kumar into National Democratic Alliance, says BJP
Will welcome Nitish Kumar into National Democratic Alliance, says BJP

Verma said the Opposition should nominate the "Bihar ki beti" Meira Kumar for the Presidentship when it is sure of her win. "People of Bihar will never forgive Nitish Kumar". "When power was in their (Congress) hands during the 10 years of UPA rule, in which Lalu Prasad was a part, why did they not remember the "Bihar ki Beti" (Meira Kumar) t...

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  • Mexico Advance To Confederations Cup Semifinals At The Expense Of Sorry Hosts
Mexico Advance To Confederations Cup Semifinals At The Expense Of Sorry Hosts

They aren't expected to make a change from the 3-4-1-2 used against Russian Federation and we will likely see the same team being fielded tonight. However, the All Whites keeper could do little when Silva, who cost AC Milan some £33million from Porto, darted into the right of the penalty area before crashing the ball into the top corner.

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  • Philippines: 13 Soldiers Killed in Combats against Terrorists
Philippines: 13 Soldiers Killed in Combats against Terrorists

IS also released a video on Monday via its Amaq propaganda news agency which it said showed jihadists shooting six Christians in Marawi, according to the US-based SITE monitoring service. Singapore said on Monday it had detained an assistant child-care worker suspected of trying to join Islamic State , the first woman to be held on such charges in...

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  • United Kingdom urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar, de-escalate tension
United Kingdom urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar, de-escalate tension

Teheran last week urged Qatar and its Gulf neighbors to settle the crisis through dialogue. RIYADH, June 12 Oman welcomed a decision by three Gulf countries to give special consideration to families with Qatari spouses and children on Monday, after they cut ties with Qatar last week and expelled Qatari nationals from their countries.

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  • Mexico overcome Host,Russia to reach semi-finals
Mexico overcome Host,Russia to reach semi-finals

According to organizers, a total of over 41,500 people attended tonight's match at Kazan Arena. "A more general analysis takes more time and we have to drill down into every detail", added Cherchesov, looking remarkably relaxed and with his tie loose and top shirt button undone as usual.

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  • GOP senators oppose health care bill as written
GOP senators oppose health care bill as written

Erasing Obama's law has been a marquee pledge for Trump and virtually the entire party for years. His company was not one of the 10 that wrote to the Senate leaders, but he said Friday that he was also opposed to the bill. He said "small tweaks" during the upcoming debate "cannot change the fundamental meanness at the core of this legislation"....

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  • Cindy downgraded to tropical depression, but threat isn't over
Cindy downgraded to tropical depression, but threat isn't over

Never drive through a flooded road. In Gulfport, Mississippi, Kathleen Bertucci said heavy rainfall sent about 10 inches of water into her business, Top Shop, which sells and installs granite countertops. Remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy is threatening to drench and bring possible flooding to parts of Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia on...

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  • United States airport stabbing attack treated as act of terror
United States airport stabbing attack treated as act of terror

According to a criminal complaint, Ftouhi yelled in Arabic " Allahu akbar " (God is greatest) before stabbing Lieutenant Jeff Neville of the airport's Department of Public Safety. Mr. Gelios said the Federal Bureau of Investigation believes the suspect is a "lone wolf" attacker. "Right now we are still awaiting more information about the situ...

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  • Blockading countries send list of 13 demands to Qatar
Blockading countries send list of 13 demands to Qatar

It comes almost three weeks after Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , Yemen, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt imposed a tight blockade on Qatar, their neighbour in the Gulf. Qatar said the website was hacked and United States officials later told CNN that USA investigators believe Russian hackers were behind it. Qatar's foreign minister on June 19 s...

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  • Capito says she'll weigh plan impact on Medicaid
Capito says she'll weigh plan impact on Medicaid

Heller said it is a "lie" that the Senate Republican health care bill would lower premiums. Mike Lee . Heller is the first, however, to oppose the current bill from a moderate policy perspective. "We have to send the message to our elected officials and we depend on our elected officials to champion our cause in Washington ", said Pamela Cl...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo: Portugal 'confident' of advancing to Confed Cup final
Cristiano Ronaldo: Portugal 'confident' of advancing to Confed Cup final

Portugal will be without defender Pepe, who is suspended for a second yellow card in the tournament. Portugal dominated all aspects of play early on Sunday (AEST), firing in 22 attempts on goal with 12 on target and earning 12 corners to New Zealand's one.

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  • Camden Council pledges £100k for Chalcots Estate residents following urgent evacuation
Camden Council pledges £100k for Chalcots Estate residents following urgent evacuation

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. Combustible cladding used to insulate the tower and improve its appearance has been blamed for the rapid spread of the blaze.

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  • China, US agree aim of 'complete, irreversible' Korean denuclearisation
China, US agree aim of 'complete, irreversible' Korean denuclearisation

The joint document stresses the need for full and strict adherence to the United Nations Security Council resolutions calling for dialogue and negotiations, which has always been Beijing's approach. The death of American university student Otto Warmbier earlier this week, after his release from 17 months of imprisonment in Pyongyang, further co...

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  • GOP: Special Election Victories Boost Trump's Legislative Agenda
GOP: Special Election Victories Boost Trump's Legislative Agenda

Ossoff commented as well: "This is a deep-rooted problem in American politics right now which is going to take work and bipartisan commitment to try to heal wounds and focus on substance instead of fear-mongering and slander". The district includes a high number of college-educated Republicans , a demographic with which Trump does not fare well. ...

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  • Trump takes a swipe at Obama administration in tweet
Trump takes a swipe at Obama administration in tweet

Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) refused to sign a bipartisan statement about Russian meddling, some state election officials rejected offers of federal security help as a "federal takeover", and Trump charged the election was "rigged". During the presidential campaign, Trump raised doubts about the Obama administration's October 7 statement that R...

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