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Amid diplomatic crisis, US Ambassador to Qatar to step down

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The Pakistani leader and his team were received by the Saudi King at the Jeddah Royal Palace. Later around midnight, the delegation left for home. Otaiba said the measures against Qatar were not an attempt to have the base moved "but if anyone asks we'd be willing to have that conversation". Read More »

DUP deal may impact British role in Northern Ireland peace process

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The former PM said the success of the Conservatives in Scotland, where they picked up 13 seats, pointed to a potential change of direction for the party. "I find it incredibly self indulgent for the Tory party to be going for this sort of stuff", he said on ITV television. In a sign of the parliamentary guerilla warfare that will face Mrs May as she attempts to run a minority government, a Labour source said: "In Parliament we will be using every opportunity to halt the Tory programme which ... Read More »

North Korea says missile launch a new type of 'cruise rocket'

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Last week, North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile that also landed in waters between South Korea and Japan , prompting protest from both Seoul and Tokyo. The missiles flew 124 miles before falling into the sea. North Korea insists that, as a sovereign state, it has the right to pursue its own nuclear and missile programs. Read More »

North Korea may be close to launching an ICBM

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In 2012 and 2013, North Korea conducted a total of eight missile tests, the expert said . Moon explained that many South Koreans, especially former comfort women, have not accepted a 2015 deal aimed at putting the issue to rest, according to the presidential office. Read More »

50 people taken to hospitals from tower fire, number of fatalities confirmed

The cause of the fire remains unknown at this stage, the Fire Brigade said . Three hours after the fire started, police said people were continuing to be evacuated from the tower. Online video showed flames racing up the building as police and fire crews arrived. "I ran around the building looking for a fire escape and couldn't see any noticeable fire escapes around the building". Read More »

Send warmongers to the front, says Salman Khan

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The families are left without their sons and their fathers", Salman told reporters here. Salman Khan gave a few words on war-mongering on which his upcoming movie " Tubelight " is based upon. "Nobody supports it, but it happens and nobody knows why" Sohail said. During one of the media interaction sessions, when Saman was asked about his favourite director among Arbaaz and Sohail, he said: "Since Arbaaz doesn't want to direct, I feel Sohail is a better director because he is more patient and ... Read More »

Ambulances sent to London fire scene

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The Grenfell Tower on the Lancaster West Estate , built in the 1970s and renovated several times, contains 120 homes. "I'm not sure if they are all right yet". Assistant Fire Commissioner Dan Daly said it was a large and very serious incident. Cotton said a number of people died in the fire, but she couldn't yet confirm how many because of the size and complexity of the building. Read More »

#WokeWarriors: Golden State Warriors Vote To Skip White House Visit

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With these facts known about Trump's "racist, misogynistic" attributes will the Golden State Warriors succumb to celebritized pressure to visit the White House or will they take a stand and ride with the people? Notable Patriots, who missed the April ceremony were Tom Brady - who said he would not attend for personal reasons - Legarrette Blount, Martellus Bennett and Danny Amendola. Read More »

Durant vindicates move to Warriors after fi nals victory

A key contributor to the Warriors win Monday was sixth man Andre Iguodala who scored 20 points off the bench on 9/14 shooting in 38 minutes of action. I came in and tried to help my team ... be aggressive and sacrifice. Much of Cleveland's comeback was led by Lebron James , widely thought of as the best basketball player in the world. Read More »

Towering inferno: Flames engulf London high-rise - FOX10 News

Matt Kane, who lives in the building next to the Grenfell Tower , said he was woken by screams and sounds of people running. Firefighters battled a massive fire and evacuated residents from a burning 27-floor high-rise apartment building in west London early Wednesday. Read More »

Officials identify slain prison officers, inmates remain at large

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Monica had worked for the facility for almost 8 years after being hired in October of 2009. They reportedly overpowered the officers on the bus before killing them and escaping. "I saw two brutally murdered corrections officers ". Officials said their families are "distraught". A bus carrying prisoners was making its way through central Georgia when two inmates stormed the driver's compartment. Read More »

London fire could delay Theresa May-DUP deal

But May, who called for the vote earlier this year in order to strengthen her hand in Brexit negotiations, has vowed to "lead Britain forward", joining forces with the Democratic Unionist Party , which won 10 seats in the election, to form a new government. Read More »

Tower block blaze: What we know

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Reuters says residents recalled how they woke up to the smell of burning and rushed to escape through smoke-filled corridors. They did not say how many people have died. Forty engines containing more than 200 firefighters attended the scene. One person, who did not want to be identified, told the British newspaper The Guardian , "I'm lucky to be alive - and lots of people have not got out of the building". Read More »

West London flats engulfed by enormous flames

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Thirty people have been taken to hospital after a huge fire engulfed a 27-storey residential block in north Kensington. . "I consider this mass murder". A structural engineer has assessed the building and it has been deemed safe for fire crew to continue search and rescue efforts . "There was heavy smoke in the hallway". Read More »

Under fire, Sessions denies any Russian collusion

Some weeks later, The Washington Post said that he had met with Kislyak , the Russian ambassador, twice - once at the convention in Cleveland. "I guess I could say I possibly did have a meeting, but I still do not recall it", Sessions said. Read More »

4 takeaways from Sessions' feisty testimony to Congress about Russian Federation

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WASHINGTON ( CNN ) - All eyes were on Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday as he testified before the Senate intelligence committee less than a week after ousted FBI Director James Comey's testimony. The former Alabama senator, who's removed himself from the U.S. Justice Department's inquiry into the Russian question due to contacts he had past year with a Kremlin envoy, expressed disappointment that part of the Senate panel's focus is on him. Read More »

Sessions calls allegations of collusion with Russian Federation appalling

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Shortly after his opening, Sessions said that if he had talked with Kislyak, "It would've been certainly, I can assure you, nothing improper, if I'd had a conversation with him". He also said it would be inappropriate for him to get involved - given that he has recused himself from Russia-election-related matters. Comey's decision to announce past year that Clinton would not be prosecuted over her emails was a "usurpation" of the Justice Department's authority, Sessions said. Read More »

Iran arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks

Dozens of suspects have so far been arrested in the ongoing investigations into the attacks that killed 17 people on Wednesday - the first assault in Iran to be claimed by the Islamic State militant group. Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday called the U.S. the "source" of instability in the Middle East and said it was responsible for the creation of the Islamic State terror group. Read More »

Trump '100 Percent' Willing to Testify Under Oath

With stronger evidence, Trump could face the same sort of criminal allegations that forced president Richard Nixon to resign in 1973, and saw Bill Clinton impeached by the House of Representatives but survive a Senate trial in 1998-99. In an angry early-morning tweet from his New Jersey golf club, the embattled president questioned Comey's character and whether he had broken the law in revealing their conversations. Read More »

London tower block fire leaves several dead, many trapped

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A blaze at a 24-story apartment block broke out around midnight, and parts of the building were still ablaze some nine hours later on Wednesday morning. The London Fire Brigade said the cause of the fire is still unknown. It was fire up, up, up. "He came to the window, and there was fire all around where his flat was", said Mnemimeh. Read More »

Election result 2017: DUP-Tory deal announcement due

And with discussions on the formation of a new Cabinet still far from being concluded, it is not even clear that the European Union talks will begin as scheduled next week. Pressed on the reports , Environment Secretary Michael Gove declined to deny it. Gove, a long-time opponent who was dismissed when May became prime minister previous year, will now serve as environment secretary. Read More »

Megyn Kelly No Longer Hosting Sandy Hook Benefit Over Alex Jones Interview

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Pressure is building on NBC to pull the " Sunday Night " interview; relatives of those who died in February 14, 2012, slaughter have objected , a gun control nonprofit, Sandy Hook Promise , canceled its invite to Kelly to host a fundraiser, and JPMorgan Chase reportedly plans to pull local ads on NBC News until after the interview airs. Read More »

Once again, senators try to cut off Kamala Harris

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden riled an otherwise unflappable Jeff Sessions today. The attorney general managed to avoid inflicting significant damage on his boss but, having got his soundbite out, failed to answer the most important questions during a teeth-grindingly frustrating afternoon. Read More »