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Theresa May Wants Answers About The London Apartment Tower Fire

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The London Fire Brigade said it received the first reports of the blaze at 12:54 a.m. and the first engines arrived within six minutes. Communities and Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid said inspections of similar buildings had been ordered, with particular attention to the modern cladding used to beautify and add insulation to ageing concrete and steel structures. Read More »

Final remembrance held at Pulse nightclub

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Mateen pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group during the massacre. One-by-one, names of the 49 victims were read as tears poured down the faces of hundreds who attended the memorial. "What a terrorist tries to do is divide us", U.S. Sen. There were people dressed as angels surrounding the club to give the attendees privacy. He remembered hearing the news of the shooting. Read More »

Trump financial form shows revenue up at Mar-a-Lago

His book "The Art of the Deal" is having a comeback. Revenue from Trump Corporation, his real-estate management company, almost tripled, to $18 million, and revenue from Mar-a-Lago grew by 25 percent, to $37.25 million. An Office of Government Ethics spokesman declined to comment on the contents of the report, other than to say that it was certified by the office, which is an ethics watchdog for federal government employees. Read More »

Grenfell Tower fire protesters storm Kensington and Chelsea town hall

Activists marched to the town hall and some entered the lobby of the building on Friday afternoon chanting: "We want justice". Many people remained unaccounted for today, and officials weren't sure exactly how many were missing. In a letter to May, he listed a litany of concerns raised by residents, including the lack of information about missing relatives, the chaotic response of the local council, and concerns about safety in other tower blocks. Read More »

Trump Transition Team Told to Preserve Russia-Related Records - Memorandum

Trump has repeatedly complained about the probe, saying Democrats can not accept his election win. "In order to assist these investigations, the Presidential Transition Team and its current and former personnel have a responsibility to ensure that, to the extent potentially relevant documents exist, they are properly preserved", said a memo from a transition lawyer, obtained by Politico . Read More »

Italian Minister: US, G-7 Far Apart on Paris Climate Deal

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The prime minister's office claims the article is incorrect, and plans to ask the publication for a correction. Further, all this assumes that humans are the chief drivers of climate change and that humans can control global climate a century into the future. Read More »

900 migrants rescued off Libyan coast

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Mediterranean refugee arrivals reached 60,521 to date this year, with more than 80 percent arriving in Italy while 1,530 refugees died in 2017 trying to reach Europe via the sea, according to latest figures from the International Organization for Migration. Read More »

US Navy ship collides with merchant ship

Citing unidentified sources familiar with the situation, the Navy Times reported that Mims apparently hid in one of the ship's engine rooms. The Navy said in a statement that Cmdr. "Until we know the facts of this and the investigation is complete, our priority is to make sure the sailor gets the help he needs", Knight said. It wasn't clear yet what caused the nighttime collision between the destroyer and the container ship four times its size. Read More »

Scalise remains in critical condition after shooting

The hospital says Scalise "will require additional operations, and will be in the hospital for some time". "He's in some trouble". Scalise, the third-highest ranked House Republican, was shot in the hip Wednesday and was reported to be in critical condition late in the day at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Read More »

Scotland Yard to open criminal inquiry into Grenfell Tower fire

Tazmin Belkadi, six, and Malek, eight, had been reported missing, together with their parents Farah Hamdan and Omar Belkadi, and six-month-old sister Leena. Grenfell Tower is managed by the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation on behalf of the local council . The focus of criticism centres on the cladding fitted to external walls on the 1970s concrete block as part of a £8.7 million refit ($11 million, 9.9 million euros) completed previous year. Read More »

Govt makes Aadhaar mandatory for opening bank accounts

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In any case, the most recent move from the government guarantees that all citizens, independent of the Supreme Court order, should cite Aadhaar number while recording the government forms. The latest regulations, issued by the revenue department on June 1, come as amendments to the anti-money laundering law that the government is seeking to tighten to fight black money and funding of terrorism. Read More »

US Navy ship and vessel collide off Japan

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The injured sailor had a head injury, but the details of his or her condition were unknown. The U.S. Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, and Japan Coast Guard assets spent more than 50 hours in a comprehensive search that covered roughly 5,500 square miles of the Philippine Sea. Read More »

Conrad Roy's 'Thrilled' Grandpa Demands Michelle Carter Get 'Maximum' Sentence

The New York Times reports the victim, 18-year-old Conrad Roy III , stepped out of his vehicle after he became sick from carbon monoxide fumes pumping into his truck. You just have to do it. Instead, the court upheld the indictment for involuntary manslaughter on "the basis of words alone" and that Carter was "virtually present" at Roy's suicide. Read More »

London tower block fire protesters storm town hall

The protesters chanted "We want justice" and "bring them out". "They lost their home". As of Friday, London police said 30 people have died in the Grenfell blaze. It is thought that contractors chose the cheaper, more combustible version for Grenfell, which has a polyethylene core and is known as PE. Crews using an aerial platform were going "floor by floor" shining lights into the building, BBC reported . Read More »

2 killed, hundreds ill in food poisoning at Iraqi camp

Over 6000 people are now living at the U.N. Refugee Agency's Hassan Sham U2 site. "We threw up on the floor, I felt severe pain in the stomach, the doctors came at night but some remained in serious condition till morning", a young man at the camp told Reuters . Read More »

Palestinian attackers killed after killing Israeli officer

Israel identified a lot of them as attackers. A policewoman was critically injured and succumbed to her wounds at the hospital. Four other people were lightly and moderately injured in the attack - including a policeman and two East Jerusalem Palestinians. Read More »

Relay for Life hits the track on Saturday

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A luminary ceremony, created to remember those who lost their lives to cancer, will be held later. The opening ceremony starts at 6:00 pm and the closing ceremony is at 10:00 am June 10. The team had raised $950 by Friday night and had fun doing it, the girls said. Messenger noted that everyone who has been diagnosed with cancer is considered a "survivor", not only those who are in remission. Read More »

Hundreds of Grenfell Tower protesters march on Whitehall

The death toll from the London apartment block fire has risen to at least 30 and police are considering whether criminal offences had been committed, a senior police officer said on Friday. Britain's Press Association reported that some 70 people are still missing after the fire, based on verified reports. "We owe that to the families, to the people who have lost loved ones, friends and the homes in which they lived". Read More »

Cherchesov wants new period of Russian Federation success

Ahead of the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation this month, FIFA has boosted the severity of punishment for discriminatory behaviour. Prior to that, they secured an important three points in the quest to qualify for next year's World Cup by beating Saudi Arabia 3-2. Read More »

Engulfed in chaos, United Kingdom government looks for success in Brexit talks

Prime Minister May has come under pressure to seek a soft Brexit after losing her parliamentary majority last week. European Union officials in Brussels are ready to negotiate - the sense of impatience is palpable. But his planned address was postponed because of the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy. The nature of the tragedy has highlighted the inequality in pockets of London and elsewhere in the United Kingdom, including the housing conditions of disadvantaged communities. Read More »

May in talks with Northern Irish parties over DUP deal

Sir Keir said the loss of Mrs May's overall majority in the June 8 General Election meant Parliament could no longer be "marginalised" in the Brexit process and "appropriate steps" must be taken to prepare for a Labour administration to take over negotiations at any stage if Mrs May's Government falls. Read More »

PM Theresa May visits hospitalized fire victims

Experts said the intensity of Wednesday's fire at the 24-story building will make naming victims extremely hard, drawing comparisons to the 2001 World Trade Center terror attacks in NY, where 40 percent of the victims were never identified. Read More »

White House Says Trump Has 'No Intention' To Fire Special Counsel

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But a source close to the President said Trump is being counseled to steer clear of such a dramatic move like firing the special counsel. But expressions of discontent with Mueller are bubbling up nonetheless. Tuesday morning, in a statement to CNN, Ruddy disputed Spicer's comments. On Trump's plane ride home after a trip to Wisconsin, Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters he "has no intention" of firing Mueller, even though she maintained that "the president has the right to". Read More »