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UK royals honor London fire victims as anger mounts

The death toll in the high-rise tower blaze in Britain's capital soared to 30, police said Friday as they also warned that some of the victims may never be identified. " Prince Philip and I would like to pay tribute to the bravery of firefighters and other emergency services officers who put their own lives at risk to save others". Read More »

Scalise to remain in hospital 'for some time'

Scalise , 51, a Louisiana Republican who is the No. 3 House Republican, remained in critical condition at a hospital a few miles from the stadium after undergoing a third surgery on Thursday. "Most of us would not even think to consider that a benign wound", Sava said. Vice President Mike Pence acknowledged Thursday the "seriously wounded" Rep. Read More »

Not much new in Trump's Cuba policy

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Speaking at a rally at Miami's Little Havana, Florida, Trump announced new restrictions on Americans' travel to Cuba and US business with Cuban military while keeping the restoration of normal U.S. Cuban-Americans can continue to visit and send money to the island nation. As a result, they were often presented with activities and talks favoring Cuba government positions on domestic and worldwide issues. Read More »

Three injured in U.S. warship collision

Benson was transferred to U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka and is reportedly in stable condition. The Dewey, another guided missile-destroyer, and two Navy tugs have been dispatched to provide assistance. A search of some parts of the ship will continue once they can be reached after the vessel is pier-side at Yokosuka Naval Base, its home port. The ACX Crystal is a commercial container ship that, according to marine tracking websites, was on its way to Tokyo . Read More »

FBI Finds 'Hit List' On Body of Alexandria Shooter

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Clyburn charged that Trump "is allowed to hide behind political correctness to say all kinds of things about people, and I'm a little bit sick and exhausted of people saying anything they want to say about anyone they want to say it about". Read More »

Congressman Scalise undergoing a third surgery

And President Trump came by Wednesday evening. The Republican politician's condition remains critical though hospital staff said the 51-year-old is improving after a second round of surgery. A statement from MedStar Washington Hospital Center released late Wednesday said the bullet that hit Scalise "travelled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding". Read More »

The criminal investigation of Trump puts his presidency in peril

Trump (@ realDonaldTrump ) June 15, 2017You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people! Before he was sacked, Comey was overseeing the investigation into whether members of Trump's campaign team participated in Russian interference with the 2016 presidential election. Read More »

100% willing to testify over Comey conversations: Donald Trump

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Trump's offer to testify under oath would pit his word against Comey's before federal investigators. Kasowitz is expected to file a complaint with the Justice Department inspector general next week, according to a person close to the legal team who agreed to speak before the filing on condition that the person's name is not used. Read More »

Deputy AG warns 'Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations'

United States president Donald Trump has appeared to confirm he is under investigation for his dealings with Russian Federation and for firing former FBI directer James Comey . The White House confirmed that Mueller was among the candidates Trump interviewed to replace Comey . Consider new reports that Rosenstein is considering recusing himself from the Russian Federation probe and we may be looking at Trump's most consequential tweet storm yet. Read More »

Trump tweet confirms he's being probed by prosecutor

The former USA attorney for Maryland is understood to have played a key role in President Donald Trump's dismissal of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , with the White House citing a memo in which Rosenstein raised concerns over Comey's performance. Read More »

10 still in critical condition after London fire

It has also been confirmed the fire service's mobile platform can reach the top of the blocks, while each of the buildings has three exits, including the main entrance and two emergency exits, while communal areas have fire-retardant paint. Read More »

House Whip Steve Scalise in critical condition after baseball shooting

MedStar Washington Hospital, which is treating the congressman and Griner, said Scalise is suffering from fractured bones and injured internal organs. Capitol Police, which is seeking an 8 percent increase to almost $427 million for next year. Although "infection is a significant risk", the physician said, "an excellent recovery is a good possibility". Read More »

Anger mounts over London tower blaze

A scuffle broke out. Police surrounded Ms May as she left the church, where a crowd of angry protesters had gathered, shouting "shame on you!" and "coward!" Grenfell Tower , the 24-story building that was engulfed in flames early Wednesday, had been the subject of resident complaints over fire safety for years . Read More »

PM Theresa May confident of securing deal to stay in power

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. The Conservatives are yet to agree a deal with the DUP, a week after the general election stripped May of her parliamentary majority. "I will be making it very clear that any deal between the Tories and the DUP can not be allowed to undermine the Good Friday and ... Read More »

Gerry Adams says Tory and DUP will be a 'coalition of chaos'

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The Orange Lodge of Portadown, a fraternal order of anti-Catholics that counts among its members David Simpson, one of the DUP's 10 members of Parliament, issued a statement over the weekend calling on the party to use its leverage with the prime minister to get her to permit its annual parade to once again pass through Catholic areas. Read More »

Confederations Cup Preview: teams and star players

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New Zealand will kick off the 2017 Confederations Cup on Saturday, June 17 at the Krestovsky Stadium in St. Petersburg . Portugal is making its first appearance in the Confederations Cup , the eight-nation competition played by continental champions plus host Russian Federation and World Cup victor Germany . Read More »

Shot US lawmaker still 'critical' but improving, doctor says

Scalise, the No. 3 House Republican, sustained injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding after being shot in his left hip on Wednesday morning on a baseball field in a Washington, D.C., suburb. The game, which dates to 1909 and is a summertime tradition on Capitol Hill , is a rare example of bipartisanship in an increasingly polarized Washington. Read More »

Hundreds of Grenfell Tower protesters march on Whitehall

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The demonstrators barged their way into the lobby at Kensington and Chelsea council town hall on Friday afternoon while chanting, "We want justice". The fire forced residents to flee through black smoke down the single stairwell, jump out of windows or even drop their children to safety. Read More »

London Mayor Sadiq Khan: Cancel Trump State Visit Over Attack Tweets

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Tim Farron, leader of the Liberal Democrats, made a similar call on Monday, saying Trump was insulting Britain's values "at a time of introspection and mourning". Trump said in a Tweet. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , who was Mayor until previous year, strongly backed his successor on Tuesday. Khan repeated calls for Trump's state visit to the United Kingdom to be cancelled and was critical of the President. Read More »

Theresa May offers support package for London fire victims

NHS England says the injured are being treated in four London hospitals. Mohammed Alhajali, a Syrian refugee, was the first person to have been confirmed dead. Britain's Press Association reported that some 70 people are still missing after the fire. The queen marked her official birthday Saturday by saying Britain remains "resolute in the face of adversity" after the horrendous fire and recent extremist attacks in London and Manchester. Read More »