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Acrobat Erendira Wallenda hangs by teeth from helicopter above Niagara Falls


Wallenda performed a routine 300 feet above Niagara Falls , dangling from a helicopter, held steady in blistering winds. Wallenda hung on by his teeth 250 feet above Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri, in 2011. Although the death-defying stunt seemed risky, Erendira Wallenda said she was fully prepared. Erendria Wallenda dangles from a helicopter performing a stunt over the Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls , Ont., on Thursday, June 15, 2017 . Read More »

Trump tweet appears to say he's being investigated by Justice

The list of people who enrage the president is said to include Attorney General Jeff Sessions for recusing himself from the Russian Federation investigation in the first place, and former golden boy Jared Kushner for convincing the president that the Democrats would applaud Comey's dismissal because of him sandbagging Hillary Clinton before the election. Read More »

Girl Who Helped Her Boyfriend Kill Himself Through Texts Convicted of Manslaughter


Prosecutors said Carter also told Mr Roy to " get back in " when he got out of his truck. He found Carter's words and inaction when Conrad Roy III committed suicide made Carter guilty of homicide. In the end, the judge found that it was not the coercive text messages that caused Roy's death . For about a month, she tried to convince him to get help, and he only insisted that he wished to die . Read More »

Russian Federation inquiry: I'm under investigation

This tweet is significant because the president is now openly admitting that he is "being investigated", after insisting for most of this year, truthfully, that he was not. Even yesterday, Trump had termed the alleged links between Russian Federation and his campaign as a phony story. They are former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, his business partner Rick Gates, a national security adviser Carter Page, retired Lt. Read More »

PM warns NI parties over power-sharing deadline

Ahead of the first day of formal talks on Monday , the European Commission said discussions with Britain would begin with "separation issues". "But this is a decision for the British parliament and the British people on whether they want this door to be wide open again or whether, after making such a decision, they say, 'Let's consider how we can use some portions of this openness, but others perhaps not."' Gabriel said. Read More »

At least 65 people missing or feared dead in London fire


At least 17 people were killed as flames raced through the 24-story Grenfell Tower early Wednesday, trapping people inside their apartments. Officials expect the death toll to rise significantly. Fears are growing that the number of people who lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower fire in west London could reach 100, as the government promises a public inquiry into the deadly incident, according to reports . Read More »

When I worked for KCTMO I had nightmares about burning tower blocks


Some parts of the tower were unsafe for firefighters to enter Thursday, so the fire department worked with structural engineers to shore it up so crews could conduct thorough searches for victims, Cotton said . Mrs May said the public inquiry into the fire will take place "as soon as possible" and insisted the Government had acted on previous warnings about tower block safety by a coroner. Read More »

No plan to sack Russian Federation probe head Mueller

PBS's Judy Woodruff reported Monday that Trump friend Chris Ruddy told her after visiting the White House that Trump is "considering perhaps terminating" Mueller - a decision that would set off a massive political backlash. Rosenstein said he was also unaware of any "secret plan" to get rid of Mueller. "No effort to deliver message, I can and do speak (with) him confidentially on issues I think important", Ruddy said Tuesday in a text message exchange with The Palm Beach Post. Read More »

U.S. lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalised


As of Wednesday afternoon, Scalise was in critical condition , according to MedStar Washington Hospital Center . Sava said that after being released from the hospital, Scalise "will require a period of healing and rehabilitation". Ditto for Rep. Jack Bergman, R-Watersmeet, and Rep. John Moolenar, R-Midland, who were also present when an IL home inspector named James Hodgkinson opened fire, wounding House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and four others before dying in a shootout with ... Read More »

'At least 30' people now confirmed dead in Grenfell fire

Prime Minister Theresa May will visit victims of the fire in hospital later on Friday after she was criticised for not meeting local residents yesterday . Khan said one of the things the public inquiry will look into is the refurbishment of the tower blocks and whether the tower block was refurbished in a safe way. Read More »

Alleged Virginia shooter linked to many GOP-hate groups on Facebook


Her brief talk Thursday with reporters indicated a man in turmoil, not necessarily a violent man, but a man beset by problems both at home and professionally. He seemed to spend his days in the YMCA lobby, Euille said. We focused this week's segment on the local connection to the shooting, which was perpetrated by a 66-year-old man from Belleville, James T. Read More »

President Trump expected to announce new policy on Cuba


President Trump is expected today to direct changes to American policy toward Cuba, including by stepping up enforcement of the statutory ban on travel to Cuba for tourism-related purposes and by eliminating an option for Americans to travel to the island for individual people-to-people exchanges outside the auspices of an organized group, according to senior White House officials. Read More »

German Team Arrives Sochi For Confederations Cup

New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson believes his side can "do something significant" in the Confederations Cup ahead of the tournament opener against hosts Russian Federation in St Petersburg. Petersburg on Saturday for the opening of the tournament. Russia , meanwhile, will be expected to kick-off the Confederations Cup with an impressive showing at the Krestovsky Stadium. Read More »

LB prospect DeAndre Square commits to the Cats


He is the second player from MI to commit to the Wildcats, joining 4-star offensive linemen Marquan McCall . Square is one of the top-ranked players in the state of MI and he's another huge recruiting win for Steven Clinkscale, who has been red hot of late. Read More »

Hammond: pragmatic approach needed for Brexit talks

The pound rose after the Bank of England came its closest in a decade to raising interest rates to counter higher prices after Britain's vote to leave the European Union - a move that could further squeeze Britons with big mortgages. "But we have to be honest, it will take much more than that for us to be convinced that the DUP tail is not wagging the Tory dog", he told reporters. Read More »

Trump may sack special counsel in Russian Federation inquiry, says friend


The official, who would not detail what the two discussed during the interview , said it took place on May 16. "When the day comes that our country can not rely on people to deliver the truth about whatever the subject is from positions of great authority and great reputations, like Mueller , and if we just dismiss those as not being not able to deliver us the truth about an issue we've got more problems than we think we have", Womack said. Read More »

Scalise was close to death when he arrived at the hospital: doctor

Scott Applewhite, File). - Concerned citizens can make a "Replenishment Donation for Steve Scalise ". The game at Nationals Park carried on a century-old bipartisan ritual, this one tinged with worry about Louisiana Rep. Sava said that after being released from the hospital, Scalise "will require a period of healing and rehabilitation". "Many lives would have been lost if not for the heroic actions of the two Capitol Police officers who took down the gunman despite sustaining gunshot ... Read More »

USA navy crew members missing after collision with merchant ship

John Richardson said his thoughts and prayers are with the Fitzgerald crew and their families. "The US Navy has requested Japanese Coast Guard assistance in responding to the collision". Aerial television news footage showed its bow on the left side was dented and scraped, but it did not appear to have suffered any major structural damage. Read More »

Theresa May confirms Brexit talks to begin next week

Barnier held "talks about talks" with May's Brexit advisor Olly Robbins and British EU ambassador Tim Barrow in Brussels on Monday but they failed to agree on a date for the negotiations to begin, an EU official said. She is now seeking an alliance with a hardline unionist party in Northern Ireland to cling on to power. While the DUP are deeply eurosceptic, they have balked at some of the practical implications of a so-called hard Brexit - including the potential loss of an open border ... Read More »

House Dems slam Trump's Paris Agreement withdrawal


The Netherlands is doubling its contribution to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to 100 thousand euros to help compensate for the United States' withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, Environment State Secretary Sharon Dijksma said to the Volkskrant. Read More »

London fire protesters storm city hall

Britain's government has ordered checks at towers going through similar renovations, and some London neighborhood authorities said Thursday they'd do extra fire-safety assessments at public housing high-rises. The police stressed in a statement that "there is nothing to suggest the fire was started deliberately". The prime minister said the inquiry, an official review of action by public institutions, was needed to ensure "this awful tragedy is properly investigated". Read More »

Slowing Growth Tests Bank of England's Resolve


As the United Kingdom services sector accounts for over 70 per cent of total economic growth - and consumer spending is a linchpin of the services sector - the poor growth recorded in the first quarter of the year may well become the norm as 2017 continues. Read More »

Trump Is Deciding Whether to Block Comey's Testimony, Says Kellyanne Conway


As president, Trump could technically invoke executive privilege to prevent Comey from testifying, but legal experts disagree as to whether or not it's applicable in this situation. It turned out that the numbers were far smaller, that they were forwarded through backup technology, and that only two emails were classified. But given Hirono's wording and Comey's well-known attention to detail, he may simply say that he was answering the question he was asked. Read More »

Grenfell Tower: what we know so far

Those recommendations were on the desk of the-then housing minister Gavin Barwell, who promised to review building regulations in light of the Lakanal House fire . Later, in a televised recording made away from the scene, the prime minister announced the setting up of a public inquiry into the fire , which spread with a ferocity and speed that firefighters had not expected. Read More »