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Gunman Kills Three, Then Self, At UPS Facility in San Francisco


He said the four victims were taken to a hospital. Officers recovered two firearms at the scene, and are now searching the building and conducting witness interviews. UPS said the shooter was an employee. Brent Andrew , from the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital says the emergency department had multiple admissions from the USP shooting claiming "we expect more". Read More »

London high-rise blaze leaves at least 6 dead, 74 injured

Firefighters rescued large numbers of people - some of them in their pyjamas - from the 43-year-old block, a low rent housing estate which overlooks upscale parts of the Kensington area. In a November 20 blog, the group predicted that only "a catastrophic event" leading to "serious loss of life" would bring the outside scrutiny needed to make conditions safe for residents. Read More »

Final UK election results emerge, Tories fail with 318 seats

British Prime Minister Theresa May will be forced to seek the support of a regional party in order to continue governing, after the general election she called backfired dramatically. "She'll have to resign", Rob Mackenzie-Smith, a Conservative who lives in NY, said of the Prime Minister. "And make way for a government that will be truly representative of all of the people of this country". Read More »

European Union 'door remains open' to United Kingdom, says French president

Mrs May said: "The counter-terrorism co-operation between British and French intelligence agencies is already strong, but President Macron and I agree that more should be done to tackle the terrorist threat online ". The two leaders then attended a France-England football friendly in the Stade de France , which was preceded by a tribute to the victims of recent terrorist attacks in London and Manchester . Read More »

What We Learned and What We Didn't From Sessions' Testimony

He instead testified Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Sessions said that while he did raise the issue of Ukraine with Kislyak, he did not "recall" if he brought up any of those other issues during their meetings. Democratic Sen Ron Wyden of OR asked Mr Sessions about suggestions arising from Mr Comey's testimony last week that there was something "problematic" about his recusal. Read More »

London tower fire: 6 dead, Pinoys among injured

Mayor Khan said questions needed to be answered over the safety of tower blocks after some residents said they had been advised they should stay in their flats in the event of a fire. -If there is a fire elsewhere in the building then the structure of your flat - walls, floors, doors - are created to give you a minimum of 30-60 minutes' protection from a fire. Read More »

12 dead as fire engulfs London tower block

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. People who live nearby were evacuated, some carrying pets in their arms as they left. Help! Help!' The fire brigade could only help downstairs. Residents fear "no one" on the top three floors survived as images showed the top part of the building resembling the 9/11 terror attack. Read More »

Republican congressman shot in Virginia

EST, the president confirmed that the suspect in the shooting , identified as James T. Hodgkinson , died after sustaining injuries. Some people sprinted into the nearby dog park as others leaped the fence and fled. "You are completely helpless", he said, having no defences and being unable to help those who were injured . The gunman had a rifle and "a lot of ammo", said Sen. Read More »

Local lawmakers calling for unity after shooting at congressional baseball game

Colleagues said Scalise had been fielding balls at second base at a local park in Alexandria, just across the Potomac River from the nation's capital, as the Republicans practiced for their annual game with Democrats. He said he grabbed Scalise's phone to call his wife. The gunman was taken into custody after being wounded in a shootout with Capitol Police, but his motive was not immediately clear. Read More »

Witness captures Alexandria shooting on cell phone

There were a number of congressmen and congressional staffers who help us lying on the ground. News identified that suspect as 66-year-old James T. "One of our security detail was shooting back, but it was our pistol versus the shooter's rifle", said Mr Brooks. Two officers were wounded in the gun fight. Read More »

Death toll from London tower block fire rises to 12

It had completely spread within half an hour". Fire service officials said 65 people were rescued during the course of the operation. The streets around the tower have been sealed off and there is a chaos there with "people in night clothes, no shoes, crying, looking for family". Read More »

Butler's new coach plans to stick to old-school philosophy


Jordan, who's one year of head coaching experience came at Milwaukee, where he led a struggling Panther team to the Horizon League tournament title game last March spent the three seasons at Iowa with former Butler coach Todd Lickliter, then moved to MI, where he stayed for six more seasons with John Beilein and the Wolverines before taking his first head coaching job in Wisconsin. Read More »

Theresa May's two closest advisers quit after election debacle


Her devotion cost her her job at the Home Office when she became involved in a furious, and highly public, spat with Michael Gove over tackling extremism in schools. Mrs May, who was working on putting her Cabinet together, sent Chief Whip Gavin Williamson to Belfast for talks with DUP counterpart Sir Jeffrey Donaldson. Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise Is in Critical Condition Following Surgery

Without the Capitol Police Officers' bravery this morning, the results may have been different. "He's shooting back across the in field at the man with the rifle". After the incident was reported , Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL), who was there when the shooting happened, told CNN "there must have been 50 to 100 shots fired". Read More »

'Soft' Brexit or no Brexit

However, the 72-year-old leader of the Ulster Unionist Party from September 1995 until May 2005 and one of the architects of the Good Friday Agreement said the Government was also "taking a risk". Labour may have won 30 seats, but it still falls 64 seats short of a possibility to form a majority government, and even if it aligned with all other left-leaning parties such as the Liberal Democrats of the Greens, that would still not be almost enough to challenge the Conservatives. Read More »

Theresa May to seek formation of government despite losing her majority

This was likely to involve an arrangement in which the DUP would support a Conservative minority government on key votes in parliament but not form a formal coalition. "As Brexit will absorb so much of everyone's time in coming years, the scope for this sort of high profile counselling will be less". On a potential DUP/Conservative deal, he said agriculture was the subject to watch. Read More »

Multiple victims in shooting at San Francisco UPS warehouse


Police ordered residents and employees in the city s Portero Hill neighborhood and surrounding areas to shelter in place as they responded to the early morning incident. Police advised people to avoid the area. The packaging, sorting and distribution facility has 850 employees, according to UPS . Special operations officers were continuing to search the building for more possible victims. Read More »

Airliner Video Shows Extent of London Blaze

More than 200 firefighters and 40 fire engines are battling a large fire on a west London estate amid reports of people being trapped in their homes. The Grenfell Tower is a 24-story building, and it's assumed that several hundred people would have been inside it when the fire broke out just after midnight, majority sleeping, according to the BBC . Read More »

London apartment building fire death toll rises to 12

She and her grandson sat outside the building, helplessly watching those trapped on higher floors. "She said "I can see fire" and I opened the door and could see smoke", added Adeeb, who is originally from Syria but has lived in Britain for 16 years. Read More »

Trump gives remarks on ballfield shooting

The Justice Department has appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee a federal investigation into potential coordination between Russian Federation and the Donald Trump campaign to influence the 2016 presidential election. Read More »

Iran says Saudis suspected of being behind terror attacks


Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday Saudi Arabia was supporting militants inside Iran , days after hardline Sunni group Islamic State claimed attacks in Tehran . therefore, we can not normalise ties with such country". In 2015, former U.S. President Barack Obama brokered an agreement which led to the lifting of most sanctions against Iran, in return for restrictions on its nuclear program. Read More »

Sanders says congressional shooter volunteered for his campaign


Hodgkinson, who ran a home inspection business, has a police record. His online comments and letters to local newspapers were primarily focused on "tax breaks to the rich". Both officers were struck by bullets and wounded before taking Hodgkinson down. The man says Hodgkinson was a passionate progressive and showed no signs of violence at the time. Read More »