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Banned Building Materials Suspected in London Fire: UK

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British Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered a public inquiry - led by a judge - into the disaster, while Scotland Yard has confirmed that it has launched a criminal probe. One opposition lawmaker urged the Conservative government and police to immediately seize all documents related to the tower renovation. He said the fire - which is thought to have killed at least 58 people - was the effect of the "mistakes and neglect from the politicians - the council and the government". Read More »

Vehicle strikes several people leaving mosque on London road

She told Sky News: "I heard a lot of shouting and panic". Group of people pray at the site where a van rammed into worshippers outside the Finsbury Park mosque in north London on Monday. Several worshippers were in the area at the time of incident after attending Ramzan prayers. "He has been taken to hospital as a precaution, and will be taken into custody once discharged". Read More »

Trump attorney: President not 'under investigation for obstruction'

Sekulow stressed repeatedly that Trump is not under investigation. "I do not appreciate you putting words in my mouth, when I've been crystal clear that the president is not and has not been under investigation", Sekulow said. Marco Rubio said Sunday that he does not expect Trump to seek to fire them. "The message the president is sending through his tweets is that he believes the rule of law doesn't apply to him and that anyone who thinks otherwise will be fired", Feinstein said. Read More »

Several casualties, one arrested after person drives vehicle into pedestrians in London

Muslim leaders said worshippers were specifically targeted after leaving prayers near Finsbury Park mosque in north London shortly after midnight and linked the incident to a recent rise in anti-Muslim hate crime. "An advance trauma team from London's Air Ambulance has also been dispatched by vehicle", it added. The crash occurred near the Finsbury Park Mosque as worshippers were leaving after Ramadan prayers. Read More »

Vehicle struck pedestrians in north London, several injuries reported

Witnesses said the van drove into people who were leaving Ramadan prayers at the Finsbury Park Mosque . Another eyewitness said the driver of the vehicle tried to fight to get away after hitting the crowd. "The driver of the van - a man aged 48 - was found detained by members of the public at the scene", police report. The Finsbury Park Mosque opened in 1994 and became a hotbed of Islamist militants, including Zacarias Moussaoui, a Frenchman convicted of conspiring to kill Americans as ... Read More »

Portugal denied by Moreno's late leveller

Mexico responded well to going behind, and hit back through top scorer Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez on 42 minutes, when he headed in a Carlos Vela cross. Soares scored late with a right-foot shot from inside the area after Mexico midfielder Hector Herrera gave the ball away, and Moreno's equalizer came with a firm header from close range after a corner kick. Read More »

Mumbai blasts: Mustafa Dossa, Abu Salem found guilty of conspiracy

In March 2013, the apex court announced its decision to uphold the death sentence of Yakub Memon, but commuted death sentence of 10 convicts to life sentence. Another accused Riaz Siddiqui was convicted under Section 3 (3) of TADA Act which invites a minimum prison term of five years. The blasts had left 257 people dead, 713 seriously injured and destroyed properties worth Rs. Read More »

Test spot still possible for back-up Lions

Tuesday's match against the Chiefs will have little impact on the Lions' test preparation, unless they suffer a third midweek defeat which will affect the mood in the touring camp. "We were stuck down in our own half for pretty much all of that match", Maori captain Ash Dixon said. "We've got enough versatility in the back five and behind the scrum to deal with the call-ups". Read More »

Vehicle strikes pedestrians on Seven Sisters Road in London in possible attack

There are reportedly a number of casualties following the incident outside the mosque. A police statement said "One man was pronounced dead at the scene". The attackers were killed by police. It was unclear how many people were wounded or whether any of the injuries were fatal. The Finsbury Park Mosque gained notoriety more than a decade ago for sermons by radical cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri, who was sentenced to life in a U.S. Read More »

Worshippers hit by van after leaving London mosque

One person has been arrested. London police have declared the crash a major incident and closed the area to normal traffic. A witness told CNN's Phil Black the van "came to a stop, and that's when they were able to apprehend the driver. Read More »

Praying for London: Ariana Grande reacts to terror attacks

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Grande, 23, has been in Manchester in recent days visiting the injured and families of those killed in the attacks. Just two weeks ago, an explosive device was detonated at Manchester Arena following her headlining concert at the arena, killing 22 people . Read More »

While House gets White House tapes deadline

But Comey has testified under oath that in a private meeting, Trump raised the investigation of fired national security adviser Michael Flynn - part of the larger Russian Federation probe - and said , "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". Read More »

Champions Trophy final: India win toss, elect to field first

The 28-year-old skipper partially blamed pacer Jasprit Bumrah's no-ball which gave opener and century-maker Fakhar Zaman - who was on three at that time - a life which helped Pakistan post a massive total. "I am sure it will be a well-contested final", he said. But this crazy-good Pakistan side had other ideas. Credit to Pakistan . They outplayed us. Read More »

Donald Trump tweets anger over Russia probe 'witch-hunt'

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Jay Sekulow , a conservative activist and attorney for President Donald Trump , insisted on Sunday that the president was not under investigation for obstruction of justice even though Trump has said otherwise on Twitter . A few days later, however, in a May 11 interview, Trump told reporters that he was thinking of the Russian Federation investigation when he ultimately made the decision to dismiss Comey. Read More »

Trump Calls Health Care Bill He Celebrated in the Rose Garden 'Mean'

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , Kentucky Republican , defended the push to skip hearings and move the bill - eventually - straight to a vote. Indeed, if they don't release the bill until after the CBO's report, and hold to their plan to take a vote on the legislation before their July Fourth recess, the public will have nearly no time to absorb it, let alone convey their sentiments to their lawmakers. Read More »

DUP and Sinn Féin to meet with Leo Varadkar

People who think women should be denied abortions are in a small and ever-decreasing minority. The former Northern Ireland First Minister said her meeting with Mr Varadkar was very good and that she was looking forward to a very positive relationship with the Irish premier. Read More »

US Left as 'Footnote' in G7 Climate Talks

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The 2015 Paris climate agreements encompassed almost all the world's nations in a commitment to reduce carbon emissions and accelerate the shift to renewable energy resources. "Everything else for us is excluded", he said. "We will meet the Paris standards, I believe, in the United States", he told a news conference. The Democrats, on the other hand, are seen introducing more aggressive climate action plans that weren't even likely to be considered, had the president decided on staying ... Read More »

CBI team at residence of Delhi minister Satyendra Jain

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The CBI reached there as per time given by Satyendra Jain's wife for certain clarifications in ongoing investigation in money laundering case. "Will keep working for Delhi's development without fear", the architect-turned-politician had tweeted. Read More »