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Talks on propping up UK PM May's Conservatives are "very positive"

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Northern Ireland is now without a government , after a surge in support for Sinn Fein at Northern Irish Assembly elections earlier this year left nationalist parties holding a majority over unionist ones the first time. In a letter to the Prime Minister, he said: "The election has left our country yet more divided, right at the time when we most need unity". It is thought Mrs Foster, despite being a Brexit supporter, could seek assurances from Mrs May that she will pursue a softer ... Read More »

Analysts Estimates And Ratings WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX)

It has outperformed by 13.04% the S&P500. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and seventeen have issued a buy rating to the company. 20,000 shares were bought by Muncrief Richard E , worth $267,000. The insider KINDICK KELT bought 10,000 shares worth $133,500. Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2016 Q4. Read More »

Philippines politician says likely hundreds killed in besieged city

The 24-day siege of the southern city has left 202 gunmen, 58 soldiers and policemen and 26 civilians dead. USA special forces have been assisting local troops to end the siege, but only to provide technical support. Critics say military action is not enough to bring peace t a region that has long suffered from political neglect and poverty. One of Duterte's aides later released photos which he said were taken on Thursday evening, showing the president standing up and looking healthy. Read More »

Theresa May: I'm sticking to my Brexit blueprint

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One of the most pressing issues facing Mrs May is the process of leaving the European Union, with Brexit talks set to start in Brussels on Monday. The Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein , which wants the British province to join a united Ireland, said the prospect was causing anxiety and fear in Northern Ireland . Read More »

Criminal probe into London's deadly apartment fire

British prime minister Theresa May faced increasing criticism on Friday for not meeting survivors of a deadly London tower block blaze as she scrambled for a deal to stay in power after a botched election gamble. "I anticipate London Fire Brigade will be on scene here for many days to come", she said. Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton told Sky would be a miracle if anyone were to be found alive. Read More »

US Official Can't Confirm al-Baghdadi Killing

According to the translated version of the Defense Ministry's Facebook Post, the ISIS leader perished when the location of the conference was "liquidated" in the airstrike. Following this, the rumors of his death appeared. Islamic State fighters are close to defeat in the twin capitals of the group's territory, Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria, after almost three years ruling over millions of people in a wide swathe of territory in both countries. Read More »

Voice of anger amongst those who live around Grenfell Tower

More than £2 million has been raised to help those affected by the fire , with more than 60 tonnes of donations collected by one local mosque. At least 17 people were killed as flames raced through the 24-story Grenfell Tower early Wednesday, trapping people inside their apartments. Read More »

Brexit negotiations with European Commission to begin on June 19

He doesn't know when the talks will start because even now, a year after Britain's referendum on leaving the European Union , Prime Minister Theresa May doesn't know what her negotiating position is. "In my humble opinion , I think that one of the elements of the outcome of the election was certainly not a support of the hard Brexit ", he told reporters at the parliament in Strasbourg, France. Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before Senate committee on Russia, Comey

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A series of Washington power-players had pushed back Tuesday against the idea of firing Mueller. After his confirmation hearing in January, Sessions was skewered for saying, "I did not have communications with the Russians". "That would be a violation of the communications rule that I have". Trump has explicitly chosen not to invoke what's known as executive privilege, his prerogative not to answer questions about deliberations with staff. Read More »

Fire Captain: Slim chance catastrophic London apartment fire could happen here

The inquiry will give them that", said May, the Conservative leader who set aside her efforts to form a new government Thursday to visit the scene of the blaze . More than £480,000 ($612,308) had been raised online for the victims by Thursday morning, while local community centres were inundated by donations of clothes and food. Read More »

Lawmaker: House members raised security concerns before Scalise shooting

Texas Rep. Joe Barton, still in his baseball uniform, told reporters that Scalise's security detail, Capitol Hill police and then Alexandria police returned fire in a battle that lasted as long as 10 minutes and included dozens of shots. "That was humbling in a way". "As far as winning and losing, I think that's far from anybody's mind right now", Flake said. Texas Rep. Roger Williams said that one of his aides, Zack Barth, was shot but was doing well and expected to fully recover. Read More »

Let's decode President Trump's odd tweet confirming he's under investigation

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Comey confirmed in sworn testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8 that he had told Trump he was not under investigation - a point Trump celebrated loudly after Comey's testimony. " #MAGA " - the acronym referring to his campaign slogan, Make America Great Again. The FBI probe, now in the hands of special prosecutor Robert Mueller, shifted its focus to allegations of obstruction in the days after Trump fired the agency's then Director James Comey on May 9. Read More »

Andrea Constand Testifies Bill Cosby Drugged And Molested Her

Constand refused to yield the point, saying his conduct - touching her thigh and her trousers zipper - had been "suggestive" but not sexual. She said she didn't tell anyone about the alleged assault at the time out of loyalty to the women's basketball team, which she managed. Read More »

Firefighters 'overwhelmed' by public's support

Fire safety engineers were stunned at the pace with which flames tore through the 120-apartment Grenfell Tower in the early hours of Wednesday when most of the 600 residents were asleep. There are a lot of courageous firefighters and police and ambulance workers. "We thought there were going to be riots last night, and if it didn't (happen) last night, it will very soon". Read More »

Grief turns to anger in neighborhood near London tower fire

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There remain fears the death toll in the London apartment tower fire could be "more than 100", as the eerie photographs emerge providing the first look inside the building's smouldering remains. On Friday fire crews again used water to damp down the charred building as they began a third day of picking through the tower's charred remains. Entire families were missing, and the death toll is certain to rise. Read More »

The first confirmed victim of the Granfell fire was a Syrian refugee

They [the firefighters] opened the door. When the fire reached his flat on the 14th floor, she added, Mohammed bid his friend goodbye, saying that the fire had reached him. A tragic fire in London's Grenfell Tower has claimed at least seventeen lives so far and left dozens others injured. The Syria Solidarity Campaign has informed Mohammed's parents about his death, and they are now raising money to send his body back home. Read More »

Trump blasts 'witch hunt' on twitter

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Several legal experts said that Mr Comey's testimony , about Mr Trump telling him he expected loyalty and hoped he could drop an investigation of a former top aide, could bolster obstruction of justice allegations against the President. Read More »

Donald Trump: It's a witch hunt against me

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Trump's legal team quickly denounced the report yesterday. Later the New York Times and Wall St Journal reported the story, citing their own sources. The NSA said in statement that it would "fully cooperate with the special counsel" and declined to comment further. And he added that he discussed the need for a "fresh start" at the Federal Bureau of Investigation with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein before either of the men were confirmed to their posts . Read More »

Mark Levin: Trump 'hugely disappointing' on Israel embassy

Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, something many Israelis want. A senior Israeli official is expressing disappointment over Trump's decision against relocating the embassy to Jerusalem and is accusing the USA of caving in to Arab pressure. Read More »

Taoiseach to meet DUP, Sinn Féin delegations separately in Dublin

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SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood said: "The context in which the talks process is now being asked to operate in could have very serious consequences if there is any suggestion of a back room deal with the DUP". At a press conference with May, Macron said the door was "always open" for Britain to remain in the European Union as long as the negotiations on Brexit have not finished. Read More »

Search for Thai family after London tower block inferno

Huffington Post executive editor Paul Waugh also wrote: "May, in No.10: 'I want to reassure the residents of Grenfell Tower, all of whom are in our thoughts.' Why not reassure them in person?" The death toll from the fire has now risen to 17. Read More »

USA special counsel probing Trump for possible obstruction

Trump and his supporters cast Comey's testimony that he had told the president he was not personally under investigation as vindication. But after Comey testified to Congress last week about what he said were Trump's attempts to get Comey to publicly exonerate him, Kasowitz maintained that Trump "was not under investigation as part of any probe into Russian interference". Read More »