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Theresa May criticised for not meeting fire survivors on Grenfell Tower visit


Some of these councils, including Wandsworth and Sutton, have said they will seek to implement any recommendations from the London Fire Brigade as a result of the Grenfell Tower fire. "Structurally it is safe for our crews to be in there working", Cotton said. She said: "Most Muslims now observing Ramadan will normally not go to bed until about 2am, maybe 2.30am, [when] they have their late night last meal". Read More »

Terry McAuliffe calls for gun control after baseball shooting


As Republican lawmakers grow more uniformly conservative and centered outside urban areas, few prominent voices in the party are willing to support gun control measures. All three MI congressmen justly credited Scalise's Capitol Police security detail, whose members engaged Hodgkinson nearly immediately, with saving their lives and those of other civilians on the playing field. Read More »

Aaron Ramsey 'Panenka' penalty kick surprised Wales boss Coleman

And the hosts were made to pay after two defensive errors in quick succession. The stadium held its breath but Ramsey was the coolest man in the ground as he chipped his penalty past Stojkovic, who had dived into the opposite corner. "The journey from the hotel normally takes 20 minutes and they'll say "You know what, tonight, we've got to leave now because it will be mayhem". Wales manager Chris Coleman admits he'll never get over the 6-1 defeat his side suffered at the hands of ... Read More »

Senate OKs sanctions bill to punish Russian Federation

A frequently polarized Senate found common ground Thursday as Republicans and Democrats joined forces to approve a sweeping sanctions bill that punishes longtime adversaries Iran and Russian Federation with an array of financial penalties. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is conducting a separate probe. The measure calls for strengthening current sanctions and imposing new ones on a broad range of people, including Russians engaged in corruption, individuals responsible for human rights abuses ... Read More »

Congressional games to go on despite shooting


Congressmen said the gunman had a rifle and fired dozens of rounds before Capitol Police opened fire. The first Congressional Baseball Game was organized by Rep. Who was anti-GOP shooter? There was no immediate word from the baseball game's promoter on if it would be postponed in light of the attack. The Republicans weren't the only lawmakers playing ball on Wednesday morning. Read More »

Small blast at British base police HQ in Cyprus


Cyprus state broadcaster RIK said that an explosive device was hurled at the police headquarters' entrance from a passing motorcycle. "The building suffered no structural damage, just a broken window", he added. It reported it came after bird trappers had been handed a "heavy fine" by a court. More than two million migratory birds are slaughtered each year on Cyprus due to the illicit but lucrative trade. Read More »

US Secret Service says does not have any White House tapes

The Secret Service said it does not have "audio copies or transcripts" of any recordings taken within the Trump White House , according to the Journal , which filed a freedom of information request. Asked whether the president's tweets - which were cited in the court's ruling - were endangering policy, Spicer said cases should be decided on the rule of law. Read More »

Congress plays baseball for charity one day after shooting


Members of the U.S. Congress took the field for their traditional Republicans vs. Democrats baseball game on Thursday, with many wearing hats to honor Representative Steve Scalise , who was critically wounded by a gunman as his Republican team practiced a day before. Read More »

UK PM misses out on meeting fire survivors

Jeremy Corbyn and senior Labour MPs have called for homes left vacant in Kensington and Chelsea by overseas investors to be "requisitioned" in order to rehouse those left homeless due to the Grenfell Tower fire. "People deserve answers; the inquiry will give them". He spoke out as MPs met for the first time to debate the aftermath of the inferno, which has so far left 17 people dead with the number of fatalities expected to rise considerably. Read More »

Theresa May, weakened after elections, remains as Britain's prime minister


May had hoped the election would focus on Brexit , but that never happened, as both the Conservatives and Labour said they would respect voters' wishes and go through with the divorce. But Dogus, who arrived in Britain in his teens from Turkey, was also keen to make his campaign about himself, using his experience with setting up and running small businesses to win over voters, rather than focusing on the Labour leader. Read More »

Trump uses Twitter to question probe of his campaign


A spokesman for Mueller's team declined to comment on Wednesday.Moscow has denied US intelligence agencies' conclusion that it interfered in last year's election campaign to try to tilt the vote in Trump's favor. Separately, the House committee said former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson would appear at a June 21 public hearing on the Russian Federation probe. Read More »

To end Gorkha, Centre calls for tripartite talks


There were reports of clashes between police and protesters from several places, as they threw stones at each other. Later, large police reinforcements arrived in the area. He said there should be political action and a political solution to the Gorkhaland issue and the use of police force can not be acceptable. To protest against the raid, the GJM called an indefinite bandh in the hills. Read More »

Haley: 'President Trump believes the climate is changing'


The U.S. was supposed to provide an additional $2 billion, but Trump has balked at that idea, and his proposed budget includes cuts to global climate programs. Among those who oppose Trump's decision, 77 percent say it will hurt American leadership. They will not let one man destroy our common home. The survey also finds broad skepticism toward Trump's argument that leaving the Paris agreement will benefit the us economy. Read More »

AAP Fined by Delhi's PWD for 'Unauthorised Occupation' of Bungalow


The fine, which is 65 times the license fee, will go on increasing if the party doesn't vacate the office, the sources said. Meanwhile, AAP leaders termed it a "conspiracy". The department, however, did not bother to reply. "We are mulling options to deal with the issue", said Gupta. The Congress and the BJP have zero and four legislators respectively in Delhi , yet they have party offices, which are being operated out of bungalows, he added. Read More »

London fire: Toll rises to 17 as authorities fear more casualties

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said many questions must be answered about safety for the scores of other apartment buildings around the British capital. Stuart Cundy of the Metropolitan Police Service said in an update Thursday. Rydon, the company that carried out a recent refurbishment of Grenfell Tower, said the "project met all required building regulations". "Sadly we do anticipate the death toll will rise - we haven't done our searches of the top floors yet", she told reporters at the ... Read More »

Germany, Austria Slam US Sanctions Against Russia


The Senate amendment, which passed overwhelmingly but which still needs to clear the House, would ramp up U.S.ability to hit back at Russian Federation. Nord Stream has torn Europe apart already. The United States in the past has cautioned its European allies against building the Nord Stream 2 project, saying it would increase European dependence on Russian energy supplies, but it hasn't previously attempted to interfere with plans to move the project forward. Read More »

Trump Interviewed Mueller for FBI Director Job Before Special Counsel Appointment

Trump can not directly dismiss Mueller. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is back Tuesday on Capitol Hill for public hearings in front of the budget-writing appropriations committees for the House and Senate. The new talk about dismissing Mueller appeared to be coming from Trump allies - including some close to White House strategist Steve Bannon - who are increasingly frustrated with the prospect of a long and winding probe. Read More »

Cancel Trump's proposed state visit to United Kingdom, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan


Trump took aim at Mayor Sadiq Khan , London's first Muslim mayor, by twice taking to Twitter to slam Khan's statement after the attack that Londoners had " no reason to be alarmed ". Khan's original quote continued: "I'm reassured that we are one of the safest global cities in the world, if not the safest global city, but we always evolve and review to make sure we're as safe as we possibly can be". Read More »

Congress heads back to work after shooting


Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC said he had just left the practice and encountered the apparent gunman in the parking lot before the shooting . "He asked me who was practicing this morning, Republicans or Democrats , and I said: 'That's the Republicans practicing, '" Duncan told reporters. Read More »

Sen. King: Russian Hacking 'Most Serious Attack Since 9/11'

He then got angry and compared Russian hacking to terrorism. Sessions said he did not read these reports. "I have to tell you, Senator King". SESSIONS: It appears so. this is the most serious attack on our country since September 11". "Did you ask for any briefings?" KING: I'm not talking about the campaign. "However, I have still not seen a single piece of evidence that Russian interference changed a single vote back on November 8 and certainly not thousands of votes that were cast ... Read More »

Newt Gingrich: Mueller Russia Investigation a 'Rigged Game'

Gingrich said that is why independent counsels are "very risky". "Newt, whatever you think you're getting in return for obsequiously sliming an American hero, I guarantee you it's not worth it. "And Fox News reported that Comey's testimony was "closely coordinated" with Mueller and the special counsel". Radio host and LifeZette Editor-in-Chief Laura Ingraham posted a column from the Washington Examiner's Byron York to her 1.5 million Twitter followers early Monday. Read More »

Grieving brother, son seeks answers on missing family following London fire tragedy

As far back as 2000, Gordon Cooke - a leading fire safety consultant - warned in a report commissioned by the mineral wool industry "the use of plastic foam cored sandwich hard to justify when considering life safety". "The truth has got to come out, and it will", opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said as he visited volunteers at the site. Downing Street aides said the objective of Mrs May's visit was to get a briefing from emergency services and ensure that they had the ... Read More »