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UK queen visits London fire volunteers as locals plead for answers

Although police did not speculate on the eventual number of fatalities, local community sources say at least 70 from Grenfell Tower are still missing, including entire families. "I have friends in the tower and they are not telling us anything", said Salwa Buamani, 25, who came with her three-year-old niece on her shoulders. Read More »

Injured congressman undergoes more surgeries after shot in hip


The single round traveled across Scalise's pelvis, "fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding" stated the hospital Wednesday night. Later, the crowd burst into applause as Capitol Police Officer David Bailey - who was injured as he pursued the shooter - hobbled to the mound on crutches and tossed the ceremonial first pitch. Read More »

In UK, May faces growing tension over Northern Ireland's fate

The Conservative leader is trying to seal a voting alliance with Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party , in order to gain a majority in the House of Commons . Mrs May needs the votes of the DUP's 10 MPs to prop up her minority administration as she hopes to steer government business - including crucial measures on Brexit - through the Commons . Read More »

Republican leader has more surgery as authorities track shooter's path

Capitol Police and Alexandria Police said Thursday that said the shooter's weapons were a 9 mm handgun and a 7.62 caliber rifle, which he appears to have purchased legally. Shortly after the shooting, Bernie Sanders, the former candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, said on the Senate floor that the shooter apparently was a volunteer for his campaign past year. Read More »

London fire blaze likely killed at least 58 people

Emergency services are continuing the search for bodies, but the aftermath is so devastating police have said some victims may never be identified. It includes 30 deaths that already have been confirmed, and reports of people who are missing and presumed to have been killed. Read More »

Railway track near London tower blaze closed at fire brigade's request

British media have reported that contractors installed a cheaper, less flame-resistant type of exterior paneling on the 24-story tower in a renovation that was completed just previous year. London Police have launched an investigation to determine whether any crimes contributed to the blaze. The interviewer, Emily Maitlis , suggested that there was a need for the public to hear her say something had gone badly wrong and that the government accepted responsibility, but May said: ... Read More »

The Queen Is Heckled While Visiting Victims Of The Grenfell Tower Fire

Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy later clarified that the number of people confirmed dead is 30, but another 28 remain missing and are presumed dead. A solemn Elizabeth and her husband Prince Philip held a minute of silence for the fire victims at the start of the procession Saturday. The Sun newspaper said 65 people are now feared dead or missing in the fire. Read More »

May pledges support for fire victims after met by angry protesters

Facing increasing criticism for not meeting with locals sooner, British Prime Minister Theresa May will visit those injured in a London tower block blaze in hospital on Friday, as pressure mounts on her after a failed election gamble. Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth II struck a mournful tone in an address to mark her official birthday Saturday, remarking not only on the blaze at the high-rise building but also on the recent terrorist attacks in Manchester and London . Read More »

U.S. president confirms he is under FBI investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has lashed out at the investigators driving the Russian Federation investigation as "very bad and conflicted people", responding angrily to reports that the special counsel is looking into whether Trump obstructed justice. Read More »

Missing Fitzgerald sailors found in flooded compartments

A spokesman for the 7th Fleet said US and Japanese aircraft continue to search for the missing sailors. Bryce Benson, "who was transferred to U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka and is reportedly in stable condition", the 7th Fleet says in a statement . Read More »

Trump Gets a Twitter library


In honor of President Donald Trump's Twitter love affair, The Daily Show is opening a library to display some of the president's 140-character proclamations. Trump's best tweets have been put in gold frames and arranged according to topic. Noah said there are tentative plans to take the Twitter library to other cities after its weekend debut in NY. Read More »

Bodies found in search of U.S. destroyer damaged in collision


John Richardson, Chief of Naval Operations, in an earlier statement . She didn't say how many were found. Mr Aucoin said 116 crew members on the Fitzgerald were in two berthing rooms, majority resting at the time of the collision. Benson was flown off the crippled ship by helicopter after the accident and was being treated at the naval hospital at Yokosuka, according to Aucoin, as were two other sailors who were medevaced. Read More »

EU growing 'impatient' with Britain, says Brexit negotiator Verhofstadt


Northern Ireland has been without a powersharing executive since March and without a first and deputy first minister since January, after Sinn Fein collapsed the administration amid faltering trust and relations with the DUP. She then suggested the government could put its manifesto pledge to cut immigration to the tens of thousands on the back burner and focus on striking a good deal for business and the economy instead. Read More »

Rep. Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition

Dr Jack Sava described how a bullet from an assault rifle entered Mr Scalise's hip and went through his pelvis, shattering blood vessels, bones and internal organs. His family said they appreciate the support they've received from lawmakers and the president, and are thankful for the bravery of the special agents. Read More »

North Korea Officials Say Otto Warmbier Was Released for Humanitarian Reasons


Ned Price says the Democratic president's administration "worked through every avenue available" to try to secure the release of University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier (WORM'-bir). Warmbier has suffered extreme damage to all parts of his brain, typically caused by a loss of blood to the brain, the doctors said, although they were unable to speculate on what may have happened to Warmbier while he was in North Korea . Read More »

The election result shows millions have rejected Theresa May

Nor did Brexit feature loudly in public debate; polls suggested that many who had voted Remain seemed grudgingly to accept that exit from the European Union (EU) would happen and the question was only how to do it well. They are ordinary people who are living through the insecurities that are blighting their lives. Some of Labour's success may represent anger about Brexit . Read More »

Speaker Ryan visits Scalise following additional surgeries

Congressman Steve Scalise , who was supposed to be playing second base for the Republican team, was instead lying in a hospital bed after being critically wounded in the hip. "In Washington we have our disagreements, but we all agree that we are here to serve this nation we love and the people who call it home ", Trump said. Read More »

Dennis Rodman gifts Trump book to North Korean minister

Wearing a black T-shirt bearing the logo – a crypto-currency used by legal marijuana dealers. Rodman's visit notably coincided with the release of Otto Warmbier, a USA college student imprisoned by North Korea past year who was allowed to return home this week for "humanitarian reasons" after 15 months in detention. Read More »

Macron casts ballot in French parliamentary vote

Paris: President Emmanuel Macron remained on course for a landslide majority in France's parliamentary election on Sunday and turnout will be even lower than in the first round , an Odoxa opinion poll showed on Friday. It is forecast to rise again to 53-54 percent in the run-off, much higher than the 44.6 percent in the last election five years ago. Some analysts believe their best hope is that voters might turn out in greater numbers on Sunday to try to stop REM securing too large a ... Read More »

Missing Fitzgerald sailors found dead in flooded compartments

At least three other crew members, including the captain, were injured. Japan's public broadcaster NHK showed aerial footage of the destroyer, which had a large dent in the right side of the ship. However, a U.S. Navy spokeswoman said not all of the missing bodies were recovered. "As search and rescue crews gained access to the spaces that were damaged during the collision. Read More »

Trump Tweets "Witch Hunt" After Report That Muller is Investigating Him

President Donald Trump responded angrily to reports he is under criminal investigation Thursday, deriding a " witch hunt " against him led by some "very bad" people. "I'm going to acknowledge we had a meeting with the special counsel Mueller, but I'm not going to get into the contents", Mr Mark Warner, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, told reporters later. Read More »