Global

Author: 0 Italians missing in London fire

Fire ferociously ripped through Grenfell Tower in Kensington, West London early yesterday morning What should you do if someone is missing following the London fire? "The severity and the heat of the fire will mean that it will be an absolute miracle for anyone to be left alive", she said as she indicated that the search operation could take weeks.

Author: 0 'Pray for me': Final messages emerge from people trapped in Grenfell Tower

Children are believed to be among those who are now missing as reports suggest hundreds of people were in the 24-storey building at the time of the fire . Nobody has any information at this point". After announcing the updated death toll of 12 in the afternoon, Cmdr. Hounslow Council leader Steve Curran said he had met with cabinet members 'to agree a set of joint actions that continue to provide reassurance to our tenants who live in high-rise properties'.

Author: 0 US President Donald Trump blasts report on possible obstruction of justice probe

He wrote in multiple social media posts that he views Mueller - a long-serving former Federal Bureau of Investigation director respected by both parties - as leading a biased probe with the singular aim of dislodging Trump. However, things took a different direction after the president fired Comey. Originally, the White House cited Comey's handling of Hillary Clinton's private e-mail servers as the reason for his dismissal, but the claim was quickly discredited by the president himself, ...

Author: 0 Trump touts apprenticeships to strengthen young USA workers

Trump said the learn-and-earn arrangements are going to be "a big, big factor" in his effort to add jobs employers are having trouble filling. LDI Industries always struggled with larger companies poaching its workers for slightly higher pay, but saw investing in apprenticeship programs as a way to attract and retain more workers, said John Lukas, the company's vice president of manufacturing.

Global White House now a crime scene
Author: 0 White House now a crime scene

The special counsel investigating possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump presidential campaign is interviewing senior intelligence officials to determine whether or not President Trump impeded the FBI's probes. Several legal experts told Reuters that Mr Comey's testimony last week that Trump expected loyalty and told Comey he hoped he could drop an investigation of a former top aide could bolster obstruction of justice allegations against Mr Trump.

Author: 0 WaPo Report: Mueller Investigating Donald Trump for Possible Obstruction of Justice

Ledgett wrote a memo, according to the source, documenting a conversation in which President Donald Trump allegedly urged Rogers to help get the FBI to lift the cloud of the Russian Federation investigation. Mueller is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. The committee leaders said in a statement that they "look forward to future engagements" with Mr Mueller.

Global Britain's May confident on power-saving deal, to open parliament next week
Author: 0 Britain's May confident on power-saving deal, to open parliament next week

The party leader, who appears secure in his post after losing the election but defying predictions of a meltdown, had earlier won praise from former deputy leader Harriet Harman for "confounding expectations" . May's government has said its Brexit plans remain the same, and her Brexit minister David Davis will be pressing for close economic ties but a clear break with the bloc to be able to control immigration and restore sovereignty over British laws.

Author: 0 Congressional women's team hits practice field

The House's No. 3 GOP leader completed his third surgery late Thursday, and a person close to the lawmaker said he remained in critical condition. Schumer said Wednesday's shooting of Rep. Addressing Scalise, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., said, "You are not alone". "There is so much you do that I disagree with", House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, a staunch conservative, told his panel's top Democrat, unwavering liberal Rep.

Author: 0 Iran expresses sorrow on Grenfell blaze

After announcing the updated death toll of 12 in the afternoon, Cmdr. "People were absolutely devastated by yesterday's events", Cotton said . Prime Minister Theresa May promised an investigation and visited the site on Thursday. "I'm lucky to be alive". "I consider this mass murder". Here is what we know so far. London fire commissioner Dany Cotton said on Thursday morning that firefighters had done a brief search of all 24 floors but were not yet able to make a thorough search ...

Global Scalise After Shooting: 'His Condition Is Critical'
Author: 0 Scalise After Shooting: 'His Condition Is Critical'

Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.), Scalise's congressional roommate, told Minneapolis TV station WTSP that Scalise was unconscious when he visited earlier Wednesday afternoon. Trump said all of them are in stable condition. "We saw two people risk their lives to save the lives of others", the Texas congressman said. "I am sickened by this despicable act", he said in a statement delivered on the Senate floor.

Global Gunman wounds GOP leader, killed by police
Author: 0 Gunman wounds GOP leader, killed by police

That brought the total number of injured in the incident to six - including the two congressmen, a congressional staffer, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods and two Capitol Police officers. After the attack on Wednesday, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch sent a reporter to Hodgkinson's house. She said the shooting "went on for quite a while".

Author: 0 Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 17

It is not yet known what scope the inquiry will be, but Mrs May said it will be in addition to the immediate fire report and any potential police investigation. St. Clement's Notting Dale, a church near the tower, has turned into an informal center for people searching for friends and family . A handwritten sign reads "breakfast from 0800 inside".

Global Jurors Deadlocked In Cosby Case
Author: 0 Jurors Deadlocked In Cosby Case

If the panel can't break its impasse, O'Neill could declare a hung jury and a mistrial. They have been deliberating since Monday . Bill Cosby arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Thursday, June 15, 2017 , in Norristown, Pa .

Global Kathleen Parker: Boy Scout Comey is no match for The Donald
Author: 0 Kathleen Parker: Boy Scout Comey is no match for The Donald

Russian officials have vehemently denied any role in hacking attacks on the Democratic National Convention and voter-registration databases. "I think he's proven himself to be a dishonest man of bad character", Trump said. He said that he'd carefully documented his interactions with Trump because he anxious Trump would misrepresent them, and accused the administration of spreading "lies, plain and simple" about the reasons for his firing.

Author: 0 Trump uses social media to question probe of his campaign

In the same interview, Trump confirmed that the Russian Federation investigation, which he had called a "taxpayer-funded charade" on Twitter the day before sacking Comey, was on his mind at the time . Sessions also admitted that neither he nor Rosenstein, Comey's direct supervisor, ever talked to Comey about his job performance. Three per cent of interviews were conducted before the hearing.

Author: 0 US official's 'quiet diplomacy' led to Warmbier's release

Doctors at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center say that Warmbier, who was detained in Pyongyang in January 2016 following a tour of North Korea organized by a Chinese company, has extensive brain damage and is now in a state of "unresponsive wakefulness".

Author: 0 Adele Lends Support To Grenfell Tower Residents, After Devastating Fire

Instagram user co._lams posted an image reading: "Any residents of Grenfell Tower or Lancaster West Estate who need a local place to stay DM me". At least 17 people have died in the Grenfell Tower fire, although the death toll is still expected to rise, emergency services have said.

Author: 0 U.S. working to stabilize relations with Russia: Tillerson

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson dialed back his assertion that the Palestinian Authority has "changed their policy" regarding payment of salaries to terrorists and their families during testimony before a committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.

Author: 0 President Donald Trump attacks Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into possible obstruction as witchhunt

For months, President Trump has been obsessed - publicly and privately - with clearing his name in relation to the ongoing investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and potential collusion with members of his campaign. The Post report cited anonymous sources who were briefed on requests made by investigators. Investigators have also been looking for proof of possible financial crimes committed by Trump associates, officials told The Post .

Author: 0 N. Korea says it freed USA student over humanitarian reasons

There is no reason, Fred said, why any civilization should keep a person's condition a secret or deny him medical care, as he said North Korea did to his son. The University of Virginia student returned to OH late Tuesday and hospitalized after being detained for 18 months in the Hermit Kingdom after being convicted of stealing a propaganda poster from a hotel.

Global Student freed from North Korea suffered 'severe neurological injury'
Author: 0 Student freed from North Korea suffered 'severe neurological injury'

On Thursday, the State Department said that its special envoy on North Korea, Joseph Yun, who negotiated Warmbier's release during a visit to the country this week, had also met with three other USA citizens being held in North Korea. Fred Warmbier called his son's return bittersweet. The two shared a room during the trip and spent a good amount of time together in the days leading up to Warmbier's detention, Gratton said.

Author: 0 Gillespie wins GOP nomination in governor's race

On Tuesday, he barely defeated Corey Stewart , a former Trump state campaign chairman who made preserving Virginia's Confederate history a top campaign issue. In the Republican race, Gillespie enjoyed a huge fundraising advantage against Stewart and state Sen. Frank Wagner , a senator in the commonwealth's legislature, trailed in third place.

Author: 0 Sinn Fein says will oppose any deal that undermines peace deal

European Union leaders gave chief negotiator Michel Barnier no authority to so much as talk about trade until he clinches outline deals on Brussels' priority issues, including on what London owes them. Ms May, however, left for the Commons before heading to Paris later on Tuesday without answering reporters questions about how negotiations were progressing.

Global 'Significant progress' in Theresa May's talks with the DUP
Author: 0 'Significant progress' in Theresa May's talks with the DUP

May desperately needs the Democratic Unionist Party's 10 seats to pass legislation. While her party supported Brexit , Northern Ireland voted to remain in the European Union and many residents have voiced concern about the return of border checkpoints which were removed over a decade ago.

Author: 0 US Soldiers Killed, 2 Wounded In Afghanistan

Helmand is among the volatile provinces in southern Afghanistan where the Taliban insurgents are actively operating in its various districts and often carry out insurgency activities. Taliban forces have gained a large amount of territory across the Helmand Province , including parts of the capital city of Lashkar Gah. "We are aware of an incident in Eastern Afghanistan ".

Author: 0 Is Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) Ready to Rumble?

About 1.83M shares traded. (NASDAQ:MORN) has declined 10.17% since June 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.43% the S&P500. Moneta Group Inc Advsr Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.05% stake. The stock price increased 1.09% or $-0.7 versus $64.06 at the end of the prior session. Its down 0.70, from 1.89 in 2016Q3. Shares of Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) opened at 64.76 on Thursday.

Global Otto Warmbier 'was brutalised by pariah N Korea', parents say
Author: 0 Otto Warmbier 'was brutalised by pariah N Korea', parents say

President Donald Trump has been vowing to exert "maximum pressure" on North Korea to make it abandon its nuclear weapons program but has also dangled the prospect of talks with Kim, whom he called a "smart cookie". Three other US citizens are believed to still be in North Korean custody. That sense of relief is shared throughout this nation, which also wonders how long North Korea will be permitted to continue its nuclear designs and to foment risky global threats.

Author: 0 Susan Collins To Trump: Release The Tapes

Following a meeting with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis at the White House, Trump told a press conference he would be "100-per-cent" willing to testify under oath to a special counsel about his conversations with Comey. Comey said he believed Trump fired him because of the Russian Federation investigation, and Trump himself cited "this Russian Federation thing" as a motivating factor for his decision to sack Comey during an interview with broadcaster NBC that aired last month.

Author: 0 Australian journalist shot in war-torn Philippine city

The spokesman, Brigadier General Restituto Padilla, said the United States forces were not engaged in combat, but his statement was the first official confirmation of the U.S. "If all of our citizens participate and are involved in watching their environs, their communities, keeping watch, reporting suspicious looking characters or items that are left unattended, our security forces and our police and all those tasked in government to look up for the welfare of all our citizens will be able to ...

Author: 0 President Trump: WAPO Obstruction of Justice Report is a "Phony Story"

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who appointed Mueller , hinted broadly that the special counsel investigation could be looking at Trump during a House committee hearing on Tuesday. President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday to offer his first comments on news that he is being examined for possible obstruction of justice - an investigation he dismissed as part of the "phony" accusations of collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation previous year.

Author: 0 Now Gingrich Wants Special Counsels Eliminated

Republicans are delusional if they think the special counsel is going to be fair. Retired FBI agent James Gagliano, who has worked under both former FBI Director James Comey and Special Counsel Robert Mueller , who also once helmed the bureau, said he's "troubled" by the relationship between the two men.

Global Vice President Mike Pence hires outside counsel in Russia probe
Author: 0 Vice President Mike Pence hires outside counsel in Russia probe

Cullen was also on the staff of former Rep. M Caldwell Butler, R-Virginia, who was a freshman congressman when he voted to impeach then-President Richard Nixon over the Watergate scandal. Richard previously served as Virginia attorney general and US attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. The Washington Post first reported Pence was hiring counsel.

Global USA opts out of G7 pledge stating Paris climate accord is 'irreversible'
Author: 0 USA opts out of G7 pledge stating Paris climate accord is 'irreversible'

Presenting the communique , Italy's environment minister, Gian Luca Galletti, called the Paris accord "irreversible, non-negotiable and the only instrument possible to combat climate change ". "We are all looking for American leadership", Solheim said, according to Bloomberg . "I would point you the prime minister's recent comments and statements regarding the Paris Agreement and climate change", wrote Ahmad.

Author: 0 Sessions: Russia link claims a detestable lie

President Trump on Thursday criticized reports that he is now under investigation for obstruction of justice in connection with the firing of FBI Director James Comey , denouncing it as another "witch hunt" that is unfairly targeting him.

Author: 0 Australian TV journalist hit by bullet in Philippines city

Brig. Gen. Gilbert Gapay says the suspect, Mohammad Noaim Maute , was under investigation. "We ran the last part". Colonel Edgard Arevalo, spokesperson of the Armed Forces of the Philippines ( AFP ), said they are "exploring different means" to meet the deadline while considering the safety of the civilians, ABS-CBN reported.

Global Donald Trump investigated for possible obstruction of justice
Author: 0 Donald Trump investigated for possible obstruction of justice

James Comey , the FBI Director whom Trump fired in May , had previously told the president three times that he was not under investigation. According to a report published on Monday, Trump is considering firing special counsel Mueller, who was appointed on May 17 by the Justice Department as special counsel overseeing the investigation into Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S.

Global Trump defends 'travel ban' after appeal to Supreme Court
Author: 0 Trump defends 'travel ban' after appeal to Supreme Court

Conway is saying tweets and public statements like this from Trump could prove problematic for government lawyers who are making that case in court (a topic Vox's Dara Lind wrote about this morning). It's not a travel ban, ' Spicer said at the time . The Trump administration said then it believed it had addressed the legal concerns with its new order, which dropped Iraq from the list of affected countries but maintained a 120-day freeze in USA refugee admissions.

Author: 0 Philippines says arrests top member of IS-backed Maute group

United States officials have framed the assistance as part of a long-term counterterrorism project, noting in a statement Monday that the Special Forces had been "providing support and assistance in the southern Philippines for many years".

Author: 0 The Aftermath Of The Grenfell Tower Fire

The fire service said the real challenge will be to move into the upper floors of the 24-storey structure. The tower is a social housing block built in 1974 in North Kensington, an area of west London . After announcing the updated death toll of 12 on Wednesday afternoon, Cmdr. "As I was going down the stairs, there were firefighters, truly wonderful firefighters that were actually going upstairs, to the fire, trying to get as many people out the building as possible", he said.

Author: 0 EU door remains open until the UK departs

The discussions with the DUP were "productive talks", she added . Since last Thursday's United Kingdom general election when the Conservative party headed by Prime Minister Theresa May failed to win a parliamentary majority , there have been concerns the start of the Brexit talks would have to be delayed .

Global Trump Weighs Firing Mueller, According To Confidant
Author: 0 Trump Weighs Firing Mueller, According To Confidant

Mueller was appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who testified Tuesday before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies. He said he changed his mind because of Comey's admitted leaking, the "close" Comey-Mueller relationship and because Mueller is hiring "partisans". Neal Katyal spelled out three ways to thwart this kind of criminal probe in a Washington Post piece titled, "Trump or Congress can still block Robert Mueller ".

Global Man robs bank to get away from wife
Author: 0 Man robs bank to get away from wife

Ripple allegedly told police he robbed the bank because he couldn't spend another moment at home with his wife. He told the judge on Tuesday that he had heart surgery that left him depressed when he committed the bank robbery, the paper reported .

Global Washington Post says Mueller probe looking at obstruction by President Trump
Author: 0 Washington Post says Mueller probe looking at obstruction by President Trump

When Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein tapped Mueller as special counsel - Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused from investigations related to the election - the appointment order said that Mueller was authorized to investigate Russian interference as well as "any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation".

Author: 0 Trump Denounces Reports Of Widening Russia Probe

That investigation is still ongoing with special counsel Robert Mueller . Mueller, the special counsel appointed to oversee the FBI's Russian Federation investigation by DOJ Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein after Trump canned Comey, has widened the probe to look at whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515