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Queen Elizabeth and Prince William Comfort Survivors of the Grenfell Tower Disaster

Entire families are still missing, and the death toll is certain to rise. More than 250 firefighters were called to fight the blaze which has claimed at least 30 lives. The architecture firm involved in the renovation, Studio E, said in a statement that it would be "inappropriate" to comment on Grenfell Tower but the firm was cooperating with authorities. Read More »

Newt Gingrich has no shame, thinks everyone has forgotten the 90s


Subtext: He's also selling a new book, audaciously titled, " Understanding Trump ", released Tuesday, and newly the spouse of a Trump administration nominee - his wife Callista has been nominated to be the USA ambassador to the Vatican. Over the last 24 hours, former House Speaker #Newt Gingrich has found himself back in the headlines. He wrote : "Mueller is now clearly the tip of the deep state spear aimed at destroying or at a minimum undermining and crippling the Trump presidency". Read More »

Grenfell Tower death toll: Number of people confirmed dead rises to 30

A criminal investigation led by a senior detective from Scotland Yard's homicide and major crime command is under way with calls for "corporate manslaughter" arrests to be made. Prime Minister Theresa May has visited survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire in hospital, as allies defended her against claims that she was failing to engage with those affected by the tragedy. Read More »

US Lawmaker Steve Scalise Improving After Baseball Field Shooting

The annual tradition of the game took on new significance after a gunman shot Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise and four others at a Wednesday practice for the game in Alexandria, Va. Richmond, who plays for the Democratic team, said he had visited the hospital multiple times. "It's cathartic, getting beyond yesterday", he said. Griner and Bailey have been hailed as heroes after taking down the shooter. Read More »

Protesters demand justice after deadly London blaze

TRT World's Simon Mcgregor Wood has more from London . Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy confirmed the death toll as he spoke near the scene of the devastating blaze in west London on Friday. More appeals were put up overnight on Thursday as relatives became increasingly distraught about their loved ones. "She should have been there with the residents". Read More »

London fire toll at least 30, but dozens missing

More than 3 million pounds ($3.8 million) has been raised for the victims, and the British government has announced a 5 million-pound ($6.3 million) emergency fund. As the fire continued to burn more than 36 hours after the blaze started, police commander Stuart Cundy said he did not expect to find any survivors. Read More »

'Excellent' prognosis for legislator hurt in shooting

Dr. Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center says "an excellent recovery is a good possibility", but says Scalise faces additional surgeries, a long hospital stay and rehabilitation. U.S. Capitol Police officer David Bailey , who was wounded in the shooting while protecting members of Congress, threw the first pitch. Scalise is expected to fully recover and be able to walk, Sava said. Read More »

Two Gambians feared dead in United Kingdom fire

Yet she did visit some of the injured at London's Chelsea and Westminster hospital on Friday, reportedly spending about an hour with patients and staff. "But it is a bad tragedy. We are focused on making sure we are supporting all those families where people are still unaccounted for". May has been criticised from within her own Conservative Party over her response and she pledged on Thursday to hold a public inquiry into the fire at the social housing block. Read More »

Mueller probe examining obstruction

The newspaper noted Mueller had requested interviews with CIA Director Dan Coats , National Security Agency chief Michael Rogers and Richard Ledgett, the former NSA deputy director. Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking minority member of the House Intelligence Committee, told Politico he's discussing adding an obstruction of justice inquiry to his committee's Russian Federation investigation with the man leading that probe, Rep. Read More »

Ben Carson: Give Mueller a chance on Russian Federation probe

The president's tweet Thursday morning suggests he remains dismissive of the investigation . Donald Trump has said that he is being investigated for possible obstruction of justice over his decision to fire the FBI Director who was heading a probe into possible collusion between his election campaign and Russia's alleged effort to interfere with the 2016 election. Read More »

Bipartisan Love is On Deck for Congressional Baseball Game

MedStar Washington Hospital , which is treating the congressman and Griner, said Scalise is suffering from fractured bones and injured internal organs. Hodgkinson had posted comments critical of President Trump on his social-media accounts and engaged in a profane tirade about Trump in a chance conversation with an auto mechanic the day before the attack in Alexandria, where Hodgkinson had been living in his van since about March. Read More »

Genel Energy PLC (GENL) Price Target Raised to GBX 68

Drax Group Plc is engaged in the electricity generation; electricity supply to business customers, and manufacturing of sustainable compressed wood pellets for use in electricity production. On Friday, July 29 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with "Overweight". Berenberg has "Buy" rating and GBX 350 target. Tudor Pickering downgraded HollyFrontier Corp (NYSE:HFC) on Monday, February 27 to "Sell" rating. Read More »

The game goes on after shooting at GOP practice

The congresswoman's wife, Jennifer, issued a statement Friday thankful for "the incredible amount of prayers and warm wishes we have received". Scalise remained listed in critical condition Thursday night after multiple surgeries, though word came from the hospital during the game that he had improved. Read More »

UK election: Deal still not signed

Such a partnership, which May has been working on since suffering disappointing results in parliamentary elections , was expected to be announced Wednesday. Former prime minister David Cameron, who called last year's European Union referendum and resigned after losing it, told a conference in Poland that "there will be pressure for a softer Brexit". Read More »

May in trouble as top two aides resign

Instead, her election gamble has failed and she and her Conservative party have been weakened, with many on Friday questioning May's future as prime minister. "It will be hard to govern and it could mean another election later in the year", said Wyn Grant, professor of politics at the University of Warwick. Read More »

Actions must follow China's words on North Korea, US defence secretary says


U.S. allies have been anxious by Trump's actively courting Chinese President Xi Jinping to restrain North Korea , fearing Washington might allow China a more free rein elsewhere in the region. That carries through, he added, despite deep frustration among some of them that their nation has been asked to shoulder at times an "inordinate burden" on the world stage, he said. Read More »

United States attorney general next in scandal's spotlight


Comey told the Senate intelligence committee in closed session that Sessions may have had a third, unreported meeting with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak, according to U.S. In a letter sent to both the Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Sen. The DOJ fired back with a response saying Sessions recused himself only because he was involved in President Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. Read More »

Pence Hires Outside Counsel to Handle Russia Probe Questions


Pence reportedly hired Richard Cullen , a former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia during President George H.W. Bush's administration. He has represented Trump for years in civil matters, including a libel suit against a Trump biographer that was dismissed. He also has represented banks owned in part by the Russian government. Read More »

Republicans, Democrats battle as one: Team Scalise

The crowd started clapping and chanting United States of America after the first pitch was thrown by injured Capitol Police Officer David Bailey , one of the two officers on the congressman's security detail who've been credited with saving his life and potentially many others. Read More »

Trump again lashes out at Russian Federation probe, says he is being investigated

Robert Mueller , the special counsel named by the department to investigate the Russian Federation matter, is now examining whether Trump or others sought to obstruct the probe, a person familiar with the inquiry said on Thursday. "That's undemocratic on its face and a blatant violation of the president's oath of office". The first is into whether anyone on Mr Trump's presidential campaign or associated with it, with him or with any of his businesses, may have had any illegal dealings with ... Read More »

Northern Ireland politics hits PM May's coalition talks


Brexit talks had been expected to begin in Brussels next week but May's loss of her parliamentary majority in a snap general election one week ago raised doubts about the date. In Prime Minister Theresa May's letter triggering Article 50 , she states: "We believe it's necessary to agree the terms of our future partnership alongside those of our withdrawal from the European Union'". Read More »

Ignatius: Trump should ignore friends and leave Mueller in place

Mueller's investigation will oversee an FBI probe into whether members of Trump's campaign team and his associates colluded to help Russian Federation with its interference in the election. When West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin asked Rosenstein if Mueller could be "terminated without cause", Rosenstein said "yes". In an interview with PBS Newshour , he said: "I think he is considering, perhaps, terminating the special counsel". Read More »

Chanting 'we want justice', protesters storm town hall after deadly London fire

The block contained 120 units consisting of one or two bedrooms , and it's believed there may have been up to 600 people inside at the time of the fire, though this has not been confirmed. We will continue to look at what more needs to be done". One Moroccan woman in the mosque, Habiba, said she was looking for a 16-year-old Moroccan school girl Nur Huda El Wahabi who is missing, who is best friends with her son Abdul. Read More »