• London tower death toll reaches 79, likely to rise further
London tower death toll reaches 79, likely to rise further

Cundy said a criminal investigation into the tower blaze would be exhaustive. "We will go where the evidence may take us", and do everything possible "to ensure that those responsible will be brought to justice", he said. One firefighter, in his black protective suit with FIRE emblazoned in yellow on the back, embraced a distraught woman who had ...

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  • Belgian Authorities: Brussels Attacker Not Known for Terrorism
Belgian Authorities: Brussels Attacker Not Known for Terrorism

He lived in Molenbeek, the borough where several of the Isis terrorists behind the attacks in Paris and Brussels in 2015 and 2016 resided. The attack killed 31 people and wounded hundreds. 2017 has seen an unprecedented 34 people die, and 218 people injured in three separate attacks by Islamist extremists on British soil. The man charged soldie...

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  • Image Of CNN's Reaction To Jon Ossoff's Loss Goes Viral
Image Of CNN's Reaction To Jon Ossoff's Loss Goes Viral

Asked by Lemon if he thought Pelosi was more toxic than Trump , Ryan said yes. On MSNBC's "Morning Joe", Ryan predicted it would be hard for Democrats to win back the House with Pelosi as Minority Leader. Kathleen Rice , one of a small group who has gone public with the message that Pelosi should go, hosted a dozen Democrats in her ...

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  • Turkey's Erdogan Backs Qatar, Says Calls to Shut Base 'Disrespectful'
Turkey's Erdogan Backs Qatar, Says Calls to Shut Base 'Disrespectful'

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday dismissed calls for the closure of a Turkish military base in Qatar. Qatar Attorney General Ali Bin Fetais Al-Marri speaks to reporters in Doha on June 20. However, he ruled out further escalation in the crisis should Qatar fail to comply with the demands. Kuwait, Turkey and the United States have all ur...

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  • Modi arrives in US
Modi arrives in US

Beginning Monday afternoon, the two leaders would spend several hours together in various settings including one-o-one, delegation level, a reception and conclude with a working dinner. "I would expect a brief, friendly meeting that sets the right tone, but without a lot of detail or substance", said Dhruva Jaishankar , a foreign policy fellow at ...

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  • AP analysis indicates Idaho district lines favor Republicans
AP analysis indicates Idaho district lines favor Republicans

Torr said he plans to reintroduce the bill in the next legislative session ahead of the upcoming redistricting. The formula focuses on "wasted votes" - those cast for losing candidates, and for winners beyond the needed majority - to determine which party is more efficient at translating votes into victories.

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  • $2b Worth of US Drones for India
$2b Worth of US Drones for India

The offer is still subject to congressional approval. The Congress " strong rebuttal came after Prime Minister Modi reminded people about the " horrors' of Emergency imposed by former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on June 1975, and asked people to rededicate themselves towards the goal of strengthening democracy.

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  • Senate health-care bill faces serious resistance from GOP moderates
Senate health-care bill faces serious resistance from GOP moderates

GOP Sen. Arthur Heller (R-NV), who is up for re-election, said Thursday that he has "serious concerns about the bill's impact on the Nevadans who depend on Medicaid ". That expansion program would begin being phased out in 2021, and fully repealed three years later. "I haven't said I'm opposed", Sen. "I will oppose it coming to the floor in i...

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  • Senate Bill Dismantles Disability Supports
Senate Bill Dismantles Disability Supports

For older people in that income slice, the spike in premiums would be enormous, especially in higher-cost states like Alaska. One of those senators, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, called on Sunday for a slowdown in the process to give the Senate and the public time to evaluate the healthcare bill.

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  • Trump greets Muslim on Eid-ul-Fitr, no celebration at White House
Trump greets Muslim on Eid-ul-Fitr, no celebration at White House

As at the start of Ramadan , during which believers abstain from eating and drinking during daylight hours, Eid-al-Fitr depends on the sighting of the moon and its celebration varies in different countries. It is based on the moon's cycle, whereas the Gregorian one is determined by the sun. Astronomical calculations have revealed that this year,...

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  • Prez polls: Naidu hails JD(U)'s decision to support Kovind
Prez polls: Naidu hails JD(U)'s decision to support Kovind

The BJP's oldest ally had last voted with the NDA in 2002 when it extended support to the candidature of A.P.J. "We shall decide on whether or not to support the candidature of Kovind tomorrow (Tuesday)", Thackeray had said. The parties are now learnt to be veering towards fielding a strong Dalit candidate of their own to take on BJP's Kovind. "W...

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  • Injured congressman undergoes more surgeries after shot in hip
Injured congressman undergoes more surgeries after shot in hip

The bullet traveled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding. He said doctors have turned down Scalise's sedation levels enough that he has been able to respond to visiting family members.

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  • PD Editorial: Senate's unseemly rush to vote on health bill
PD Editorial: Senate's unseemly rush to vote on health bill

President Trump advocated bipartisanship while attacking his partisan opponents in a Fox & Friends interview Sunday."One of the things that should be solved - but it probably won't be - is that Republicans and Democrats don't get together", Trump said .

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  • May defends European Union citizens
May defends European Union citizens

He said the United Kingdom would consider setting up a new arbitration body that would include European officials to rule in future trade disputes. Manfred Weber, who heads the European People's Party, the large group of centre-right parties in the European Parliament, was even rougher: "If Prime Minister May can not come up with a more concrete pr...

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  • Eid-el-Fitr: Buhari urges Nigerians to shun reckless statements
Eid-el-Fitr: Buhari urges Nigerians to shun reckless statements

Since the Bill Clinton administration, the White House has each year hosted either an event to mark the Eid al-Fitr feast - which ends the fasting month of Ramadan - or a meal breaking the dawn-til-dusk fast, known as an iftar. "On behalf of the American people, Melania and I send our warm greetings to Muslims as they celebrate Eid al-Fitr". My gre...

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  • Trump urges Democrats to get on board with health reform
Trump urges Democrats to get on board with health reform

Heller is up for re-election in 2018 and is considered one of the most vulnerable GOP senators. House Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that he hopes to bring the bill - which was unveiled Thursday - to the floor for a vote as early as next week.

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  • Canadian authorities raid home of MI airport stabbing suspect
Canadian authorities raid home of MI airport stabbing suspect

A law enforcement officer subdued Ftouhi, who asked the officer why he did not kill him, the complaint said. Amor Ftouhi , 49, of Quebec, was immediately taken into custody. A USA official told CNN that, based on preliminary information, it appears Ftouhi has traveled between the United States and Canada multiple times.

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  • Finsbury Park attack victim named
Finsbury Park attack victim named

Britain's Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks outside Finsbury Park Mosque, in north London , Tuesday. One man died and nine people were taken to hospital when a van driver targeted an area busy with worshippers attending Ramadan night prayers at a nearby mosque in the early hours of Monday.

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  • Sapochetti: Changing the Democratic Party should start at the top
Sapochetti: Changing the Democratic Party should start at the top

Although the race was widely viewed as a referendum on President Donald Trump , he rarely was discussed by either candidate, and House Democrats were rattled that the attack ads casting the 77-year-old Pelosi as a San Francisco liberal proved so potent.

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  • Albanian vote in election seen as key to moving toward EU
Albanian vote in election seen as key to moving toward EU

He has vowed to cut taxes to spur economic growth and crackdown on corruption. Basha, an ardent admirer of US President Donald Trump, has accused Rama of links to organised crime and turning the Balkan state into a "drugstore", referring to Albania's cannabis trade.

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