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At least six dead in London tower block fire

At least six dead in London tower block fire The group said there was one entry and exit to the tower during improvement works and it had issues with evacuation procedures. "As we went past the fourth floor it was completely thick black smoke". Commander Stuart Cundy , from the Metropolitan Police, said: 'Our thoughts are with everyone involved in this truly shocking fire at Grenfell Tower . [Full Article...]

Dem Senator Tells Jeff Sessions That He's 'Impeding' the Investigation

Dem Senator Tells Jeff Sessions That He's 'Impeding' the Investigation Several media outlets have reported that Comey told the Intelligence Committee last week that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was examining whether Sessions met with Kislyak at a Washington hotel past year. These false attacks, the innuendo, and the leaks, you can be sure, will not intimidate me. Sessions , then a senator from Alabama, was brought on to the Trump campaign as the chairma... [Full Article...]

Top tech firms sign open letter pledging to support the Paris Agreement

In an analysis of the North's 2016 document submitted to the UN convention, NK News said Wednesday the country's plan for adapting to climate change seemed "generally appropriate and consistent with strategies described by other nations". [Full Article...]

Sessions: 'I did not recuse myself from defending my honor'

Speaking under oath in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Mr Sessions insisted the former FBI director's investigation into ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign played no part in his dismissal. The attorney general recused himself on March 2 after reports emerged that Sessions had twice met with the Russian ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak, during the course of ... [Full Article...]

Senator Paul calls Virginia shooting a 'killing field'

Capitol Police, Alexandria Police Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation later confirmed five people, including Scalise and the shooter, were wounded and transported to local hospitals. They never hesitated to put their lives on the line to save everyone. "I was in a lucky spot", he told MSNBC. A bipartisan thing. I've gotten to know many Democrats through this game. [Full Article...]

Trump reportedly tells senators House health bill is too 'mean'

First, and most importantly, the bill passed by the House is already deeply unpopular with the public. Some GOP senators have expressed support for keeping some ObamaCare taxes to pay for their new healthcare bill as they negotiate a plan they will eventually merge with the House-passed measure. [Full Article...]

Mosques, gurdwaras and churches help survivors of London fire

The appeal, on the JustGiving website , was set up by an account in the name of Haley Yearwood, with the note: "I am a teacher at a local school and know that many of our students and their families will be affected by this terrible fire". [Full Article...]

Congressmen Reportedly Shot At Early Morning Baseball Practice

Congressmen Reportedly Shot At Early Morning Baseball Practice Earlier: Police in Virginia have made one arrest after a senior USA congressman was shot at a baseball practice. He said there were 20 to 25 members of team at the practice when the gunfire erupted. Representative Jeff Duncan said in a statement that he was at the practice and said "saw the shooter". A man receives medical attention from first responders on the scene following a shooting in ... [Full Article...]

What's next in the Russian Federation investigation

Schiff told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" that "I don't think the Congress would sit still and allow the president to pick his own investigator". According to the Times , much of Trump's staff basically agrees , but they have tried to convince their boss that another rage-fueled intervention in the Russian Federation investigations "would turn a bad situation into a catastrophe". [Full Article...]

Ambulance service says 74 in hospital after London tower block fire

Forty fire engines and around 200 firefighters from four different fire stations tackled the blaze, for which the cause remains unknown. The claim comes as London Fire Brigade said there had been a " number of fatalities " at the tower block. [Full Article...]

Murray, Cilic, Halep, Suarez reach French Open 4th round

Murray and Del Potro will get underway at around 12pm. "He had chances in the first set, he double-faulted on set point". Almagro, who was also forced to withdraw from a match in Rome last month because of a knee injury, was unable to make a return attempt on one of del Potro's serves, immediately breaking down afterwards. [Full Article...]

Will the Warriors Visit the White House?

What is usually an annual tradition, championship teams visit the White House , get some photos and present the president with a custom-made jersey. In 2010, Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas refused to visit then-President Barack Obama in the White House , citing his personal political beliefs. [Full Article...]

Durbin Said Comey Wins The Battle Of Trustworthiness Against President Trump

Durbin Said Comey Wins The Battle Of Trustworthiness Against President Trump Kasowitz also said he'd let the appropriate officials decide if Comey's leak should be investigated. Senator Dick Durbin said it was not only a bad day for President Trump, but for Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who Comey appeared not to trust with information. [Full Article...]

Here is what we know about the West London residential tower inferno

Grenfell Tower is a 24-story public housing block containing 120 homes that is part of the Lancaster West Estate. The building was refurbished recently at a cost of £8.6 million, with work completed in May previous year. Police said a "number of people are being treated for a range of injuries", including two for smoke inhalation, as pictures from the scene in North Kensington showed flames e... [Full Article...]

London tower block blaze causes 'number of fatalities'

A huge fire has broken out in a 24-storey tower block of flats in west London . Residents in Grenfell Tower had previously been advised to stay inside their flats in the event of a fire, and Ikhwan Razali, a fire engineer with Tenable understands why. [Full Article...]

London's Borough Market Re-Opens After Attack

London's Borough Market Re-Opens After Attack The men, who have since been identified by police, were shot dead just under Borough Market's iconic Stoney Street entrance. Scotland Yard said it has established that the three pink knives used by the attackers were bought in a shop in east London. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom leader holding alliance talks with NIreland party chief

United Kingdom leader holding alliance talks with NIreland party chief But May faces a hard balancing act: Divisions over Europe helped sink the premierships of Margaret Thatcher, John Major and David Cameron, and many of her lawmakers and party membership support a sharp break with the EU. "There can be changes in the offer of Brexit as we go forward", Davidson told reporters in London after meeting May. Foster tweeted afterward that "discussions are going well wi... [Full Article...]

Capitol Police Officers Shot Expected To Survive

Capitol Police Officers Shot Expected To Survive Doug Stafford, the chief strategist for Rand Paul , confirmed via Twitter that the Kentucky senator was at the practice when the shooting happened. In an earlier interview on MSNBC , Paul noted that the toll would have been far worse had Rep. Steve Scalise , who was wounded in the shooting , not been there. [Full Article...]

Catholic bishops welcome latest setback for Trump's travel ban

Catholic bishops welcome latest setback for Trump's travel ban President Donald Trump says that the latest federal court ruling against his proposed travel ban comes at a "dangerous time". The ruling given on Monday against the travel ban was yet another block against Trump's efforts to prohibit entry of citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days while the United States government reviews their screening procedures. [Full Article...]

Sessions Denies Third Meeting With Russian Ambassador

But he denied reports that he had a third, previously undisclosed meeting with Kislyak at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington in April 2016. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has heatedly denied that he had any undisclosed meeting with the Russian ambassador or conversations with Russian officials about the USA elections. [Full Article...]


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