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Britain left 'sombre' by London tower inferno, says Queen

Cundy promised an exhausting investigation into the tragedy. London has a chronic housing shortage even in the best of times, and those left homeless by the fire - already angry over what they see as government inequity and incompetence - fear being forced out of the British capital. Read More »

French PM: Vote Gives Clear Mandate to Macron

The winning margin was lower than forecast during the past week when some estimates suggested REM and its allies could secure as many as 470 seats. If the steamroller effect continues for Macron's party, half of whose candidates are women and half new to politics, France will have a chamber of representatives like few others, fulfilling the president's wish to renew a political class that for years has been dominated by career politicians and peppered with corruption. Read More »

Inmate called dangerous assaults guard in NC jail escape

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Saturday and is considered unsafe, according to a Facebook post from the Davidson County Sheriff's Office. Small is accused of assaulting the detention officer and taking her keys and other items. Small was being held in the detention center until his court appearance next month on charges including felony breaking and entering. Small is considered unsafe. Read More »

Turnout worries for Macron ahead of second round

The Socialist Party, in power until last month, was forecast to win between 45 and 49 seats. Marine Le Pen's Front National is tipped for only one to six seats. Macron's comments came just hours after Wolfgang Schauble, the powerful German finance minister also gave an indication that United Kingdom would find "open doors" in Brussels if it decided not to leave the EU. Read More »

Frustrated militants targeting policemen: JK DGP

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The six cops killed in the attack included a Sub Inspector, identified as Feroz Dar, four constables and an SPO. Meanwhile, a heavy contingent of army, SOG, CRPF and police have launched a hunt to nab the assailants. This bloodshed will not lead us anywhere. "As per my information, they have come closer and fired from a closer range and that is why there was shattering of the face", Vaid said when asked whether the bodies were mutilated by militants. Read More »

Low turnout so far in French parliamentary vote

Pollsters' predictions far surpass his need for an absolute majority — 289 seats — a prospect that worries both rivals and some voters. While French voters have handed past presidents large majorities in parliament, what's different this time is that Macron's party is splitting — and therefore weakening — the opposition. Read More »

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says hit Syria for Tehran attacks

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The IRGC further said "the punitive and retaliatory move has conveyed a clear message to Takfiri terrorists and their regional and trans-regional sponsors" that the repetition of any evil move against the Iranian nation would ignite the IRGC's retaliatory act against criminal perpetrators. Read More »

Gingrich says Comey may be under investigation

In an interview with PJM, Gingrich predicted that "somebody, somewhere is going to be convicted of something" and it "probably nearly certainly won't be Trump ". If John F. Kennedy had fired J. Edgar Hoover over investigating and wiretapping Martin Luther King Jr., would people have thought it was obstruction? The reports that Trump was considering ousting Mueller appeared to lead to officials leaking to the Post that the Mueller investigation included probing possible obstruction of ... Read More »

Adele Lends Support To Grenfell Tower Residents, After Devastating Fire

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Twelve people have been confirmed dead and the toll is expected to rise further after fire engulfed the 24-storey Grenfell Tower in west London in the early hours of Wednesday. On Saturday pictures emerged of stars Rita Ora, Leona Lewis and Paloma Faith leaving a music studio. Taking to Instagram to send her love and prayers, she wrote: "This is my neighbourhood I can't believe this is happening". Read More »

Hospital Upgrades Scalise Condition To 'Serious,' Says He Is 'More Responsive'

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Scalise, a Metairie Republican and the House Majority Whip, was shot in the hip with a rifle. Scalise and three others were shot Wednesday morning at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Va. Once it has lodged in bone or muscle, "it's not going to do anything". But he will remain in the hospital for "a considerable period of time " and faces additional operations. Read More »

Solo climber Alex rocks up a record with El Capitan feat

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Scaling the 3,000-foot wall at El Capitan in Yosemite is a pretty impressive feat. He repeated the climb again and again, until he felt sure enough to try the so-called "free solo " climb. "I think he's a very special person, who took what he loves and made a decision to turn it into what he does", added Treon . It only took Honnold 3 hours and 56 minutes to reach the top at 9:28 a.m. Read More »

Turkish soldiers hospitalized with food poisoning

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The soldiers' complaints at the 1st Infantry Training Battallion Command began after the dinner meal. " No one is in life threatening condition ", he said at a news conference following a visit with soldiers at Merkezefendi State Hospital. Read More »

McCartney, Rowling promoted in the queen's Birthday Honors

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The 74-year-old Professor of Medicine and Education, Barts and the London School of Medicine, Queen Mary, University of London , is the co-editor and author of a revolutionary 1989 textbook, Kumar and Clarks Clinical Medicine, which is credited with improvements in the education of medical students, doctors and nurses in training both at home and overseas. Read More »

Spain offers help to Portugal for forest fires

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According to officials, most of the victims died in their cars along a single road as they attempted to escape. Gomes said eight firefighters were among the injured - four in serious condition. Officials were not immediately able to comment on the extent of the damage. Spain has sent two water-bombing planes to help tackle the fires, and the European Union is co-ordinating an global firefighting and relief effort. Read More »

London mayor demands cancellation of Trump's planned visit to UK

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This is not the first time Khan, the first Muslim mayor of a major Western capital city, has called for Trump's state visit to be banned. Responding to claims by United States reporters that Trump "picked a fight" with Khan "because he was Muslim", the White House press secretary said , "I think that to suggest something like that is utterly ridiculous". Read More »

Putin's pregame speech 'mobilised' Russian Federation - coach Stanislav Cherchesov

Earlier, an official opening ceremony for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russian Federation was held in front of packed spectators stands of the newly-built football stadium in the countrys second largest city of St Petersburg . While the Portuguese players were celebrating, referee Nestor Pitana received a message through his earpiece, and stopped the match. "I liked New Zealand's team but luckily we managed to cancel out their strengths and displayed ours, and that was the key to ... Read More »

The Duchess of Cambridge visits victims of the London terror attack

Kate Middleton visited the patients of the London Bridge terror attacks . The three men believed to have been responsible for the attacks were identified as Khuram Shazad Butt, Rachid Redouane, and Youssef Zaghba. "I spoke with the 200 frightened people in the basement and told them that there were armed officers outside, we were safe and we would evacuate them as soon as we could - and I got a big round of applause", he said. Read More »

Russia beat New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener

The Confederations Cup kicked off with host nation Russian Federation opening the World Cup rehearsal tournament against New Zealand . Fedor Smolov ( Russia ) - The absence of fellow striker Artem Dzyuba has heaped pressure on the 27-year-old to score the goals needed to guide Russia to success, but Smolov appears in confident form. Read More »

Confederations Cup: Russia beat NZ 2-0

There were concerns that this Iron Curtain-raiser would be met with apathy from an disenchanted public that had long abandoned any hopes of achieving something substantial either this summer or next. By his own high standards, the 2016-17 season was disappointing for "Chicharito", who scored 11 league goals for Bayer Leverkusen as they finished 12 in Germany's top flight. Read More »

Detroit girl in 'very critical' condition after dog mauling

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Police said the girl was playing in the backyard, when a pit bull came out of the house and viciously attacked her. Police said she is in extremely critical condition. Police are working with animal control and Humane Society officials to investigate the incident; the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office will make any determination on possible charges, Moreno said. Read More »

Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup

Speaking before Portugal faced Mexico in their Group A opener on Sunday in Kazan , Infantino also sent his condolences to the Portuguese people following the forest fire that killed more than 60 people in the country. The tall forward is a constant danger on set pieces inside the area. Hernandez must improve up top and be more clinical in front of goal for Mexico. Mexican head coach Juan Carlos Osorio is known for his heavy rotation policy in terms of formation and starting XI, so much ... Read More »

Third London attacker was Moroccan-Italian

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Spain's foreign minister, Alfonso Dastis, says his British counterpart, Boris Johnson, has promised to accelerate efforts to identify victims in Saturday's attack that killed seven people and injured dozens more. Security has become a key issue in the run-up to Thursday's general election. A Met Police spokesperson told CNN that an investigation into Butt started in the summer of 2015, during which police received a call to the anti-terror hotline. Read More »

Warriors deliver the title that was expected, demanded ... and promised

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They feel like it is unfair for one team to have a bunch of star players, while other teams don't have any. Rose made that proclamation before the latest chatter about James eyeing the L.A. After a long and an exhausting season, that actually turned to be a historic one for the Warriors , Golden State celebrated their second title in three years. Read More »

The White House stressing Sessions

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There is increasing concern at the White House and among Trump supporters that the investigation could overshadow the president's agenda for months to come. The conservative commentator Ann Coulter offered a similar message, tweeting: "Now that we know Trump is not under investigation, Sessions should take it back and fire Mueller". Read More »