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Defiant Theresa May vows to stay on despite UK election blow

May inherited a small majority from him. He even called on May to resign. May's astute political instincts served her well during the day-to-day business of leading the country. If May is to honour the wish of the 52 percent of voters who opted a year ago to take Britain out of the European Union, she must find a way to bridge the differences within her party. Read More »

Search for London tower victims as fears death toll may rise

NHS England said 74 patients were treated in six hospitals across London . Samira Lamrani, a witness, said one woman dropped a baby from a window on the ninth or 10th floor to people on the sidewalk. "More information is available on the London Fire Brigade website". London's Sikh community was also praised for helping people in the wake of the United Kingdom terror attack. Read More »

Three arrested in London on terror charges

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Seven people were killed and almost 50 others were wounded in the Saturday night rampage. The neighbour said the road was cordoned off and went into "lockdown". "Even though he didn't say anything in particular, I could hear it in his voice", she told L'Espresso. His friend Damien Lecomte, 34, told the Press Association on Monday: "He is the very definition of a friend - always here to help you, to listen to you, whatever he can do to help you, he is going to be there". Read More »

Sen. Bernie Sanders responds to shooting in VA

Hodgkinson's apparent Facebook profile page is an image of Sanders as "Uncle Sam" and one recent post from June 12 carries this message from Hodgkinson: " I want to say Mr. Louis Post-Dispatch, was under guardianship of Hodgkinson and his wife. "We took off down the street and a Good Samaritan let us into his apartment so we could call 911 and then also call my family", he said. Read More »

Grenfell Tower fire: Why is blaze 'unprecedented'?

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I believe we need to ask questions about what facilities and resources have been given to local authorities that have tower blocs in the area and, frankly, most do. The building had recently undergone an 8.7 million pound ($11.08 million) exterior refurbishment, which included new external cladding and windows. Read More »

Bernie Sanders says Alexandria shooter was campaign volunteer

The shooter has been identified as James T. Hodgskinson of Belleville, Illinois. Records show that his inspection license expired last November and had not been renewed. President, for being an a- hole you are Truly the Biggest A- Hole We Have Ever Had in the Oval Office ". "We are deeply saddened by this tragedy". Read More »

Why Britain Still Doesn't Have a New Government Confirmed

Weakened by an election that was meant to strengthen her, May is now working to regain some of her lost standing. "I got us into this mess, and I'm going to get us out", Theresa May told Conservative MPs in Westminster. Critics, including the former Prime Minister John Major , have expressed concerns that by striking a deal with a pro-U.K. party in Ireland, the British government can no longer serve as a neutral broker between republicans (who want to leave the U.K.) and unionists in ... Read More »

Republican House Whip Steve Scalise in critical condition after shooting

Scalise's detail included two members of the Capitol Police who helped bring down the gunman, even though one was shot . "I am sickened by this despicable act", he said. Giffords was shot in the head by Jared Lee Loughner at a "Congress On Your Corner" event at a Tucson grocery store. Residents were focused on morning workouts and getting coffee; a congressional contingent had driven over for an early baseball practice. Read More »

Africans for Jeremy Corbyn congratulate the Labour leader

She was previously deputy leader of Fife Council.
Mr Murray, who was Labour's only Scottish MP until last Thursday, resigned as Scottish Secretary a year ago in protest at Mr Corbyn's leadership,
later accusing him of "killing the Labour Party" over his neutral stance on a second Scottish independence referendum. Read More »

Nazarbayev condoles with Afghanistan over deadly blast in Kabul

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In the past, the majority of Afghans whose asylum bids were declined were allowed to remain in Germany due to the security threat in their country. The explosion, one of the deadliest in Kabul and coming at the start of the holy month of Ramadan , occurred close to the fortified entrance to the German Embassy on a road usually choked with traffic at that time of day, said Basir Mujahid, a spokesman for Kabul police, Reuters reported . Read More »

Congressional Shooter Has a 'History of Violence' Including Beating His Wife

But Hodgkinson's strong anti-Republican stances and background as a former volunteer on Bernie Sanders campaign only added to suggestions that the shooting was politically motivated. Sanders tweeted, "Just been informed that alleged shooter at Republican baseball practice apparently volunteered on my Presidential campaign". "Nobody has any recollection of him", Becker told CNN. Read More »

Anti-Republican gunman killed after shooting United States congressman Steve Scalise

His most serious problems apparently came in 2006, when he was arrested on a battery charge. "I heard a loud noise". The officers, along with Alexandria Police, are credited with saving lives on the field. "I'm not issued a detail", Crowley said. "Fortunately she hadn't, and I was able to tell her that he looked to be stable and we were with him", Flake said. Read More »

Ed Gillespie narrowly wins GOP primary for Governor

In the three-way Republican primary contest, former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie held a narrow lead over Corey Stewart , a Prince William County official. Frank Wagner a distant third. As the centerpiece of his campaign, Gillespie is proposing reducing the income tax rate that most Virginians pay from 5.75 percent to 5.15 percent over three years as long as revenues grow. Read More »

Stewart heralds Sessions' testimony, says probes should continue

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When he was accused by Sen. "I am not stonewalling", Sessions replied, saying he was simply following Justice Department policy not to discuss confidential communications with the president. When asked about a letter he wrote recommending firing Comey, Rosenstein said that Mueller could be looking into the decision-making process for the firing - and he was therefore "not at liberty to talk about that now". Read More »

President Donald Trump celebrating first birthday in the White House

Army's 242nd birthday. Last week, First Lady Melania Trump emailed supporters asking them to sign a card for her husband. President Ronald Reagan stands behind a lectern as First Lady Nancy Reagan stands in a side doorway, planning to surprise the President with a birthday cake, at the White House on February 4, 1983. Read More »

Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller - White House

Republicans may have spent the first few months of Trump's presidency cowardly refusing to hold him accountable, but even they are starting to recognize his days in the White House may be numbered. The FBI , Grassley emphasized, is the responsibility of the Judiciary committee. The Post report came days after a Trump confidant, Newsmax CEO Christopher Ruddy, told PBS the president was "considering" firing Mueller . Read More »

Brexit 'uncertainty' can't go on, says EU's Verhofstadt

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May said late on Wednesday that the talks were continuing, but that a fire that devastated a 24-storey tower block in London , killing at least 12 people, had taken priority. DUP leader Arlene Foster is due to meet May on Tuesday for crunch talks, which could force the delay of the government's presentation of its legislative programme to parliament by Queen Elizabeth II, due on June 19. Read More »

Intelligence chiefs unsure what can say publicly

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Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers both separately said that while they won't comment on the specifics of their conversations with Trump, neither had felt pressured from the administration. Read More »

Hill Picked by Nationals in Fifth Round of the MLB Draft

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Hill picked up wins against three Top 20 squads in 2017, including then No. 8 LSU. In 2016, Hill emerged as the team's ace. With a fastball that can reach upward of 95 miles per hour and a wipeout slider, the 21-year-old Romero finished his Houston career with a 2.43 ERA in 226 1/3 innings pitched, mostly as a starter. Read More »

Steve Scalise joined Republican baseball team quickly after elected to Congress

When I say risking themselves, I mean, they're shooting 90-100 feet away. Democrats and Republicans face off in a game for charity. "I got a look at the gunman behind the backstop, and he had a line of sight into our dugout". Republican Rep. Martha McSally said Republican and Democratic House members joined hands and prayed after learning of the shooting. "I am sickened by this despicable act". Read More »

United States soldiers killed in action in Afghanistan

Vice President Mike Pence , speaking at an event in Milwaukee, briefly addressed the attack. Afghan officials initially reported that two US service members were killed but USA officials later said three had died in the incident. "Green-on-blue" insider attacks have occurred less frequently as the number of foreign troops in the country have dropped. A similar insider attack wounded three us soldiers in March in Helman province, according to ABC News . Read More »