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Brussels left waiting as May attempts to seal power deal

It follows warnings - including from former prime minister Sir John Major - that the Government will compromise its stated impartiality in the province if it enters a confidence and supply deal with the DUP at Westminster. With formal European Union divorce talks due next week, May heads to France on Tuesday to meet Emmanuel Macron, who last month swept to victory in its presidential election. Read More »

Brexit negotiations with European Union to begin on Monday: Britain

The British Brexit minister, David Davis , will open the talks with the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier , supported by officials on both sides. The UK's negotiating position outlined before the election appears under pressure as the prime minister, Theresa May, no longer has a parliamentary majority to sustain it. Read More »

London police: 58 people assumed dead in Grenfell Tower fire

When asked on Thursday about why she did not meet residents or visit a local community centre, May said she wanted to visit the scene of the incident to be briefed by the emergency services. The local Grenfell Action Group had claimed, before and during a major 10-million-pound refurbishment of Grenfell Tower past year, that the block constituted a fire risk and residents had warned that access to the site for emergency vehicles was "severely restricted". Read More »

GJM supporters clash with police in Darjeeling

During the conversation, Banerjee briefed the home minister about the steps being taken by the state government to maintain law and order and bring back normalcy in the hill district, official sources said. The situation in Darjeeling has remained tense following the incident. Angry GJM members lobbed petrol bombs and stones at the antiriot police personnel. Read More »

58 people feared dead in London tower fire: United Kingdom police

The confirmed death toll in the fire has risen to 30 . Another large group of protesters stormed the town hall of Kensington and Chelsea, the borough in which Grenfell Tower is located. "I think she has done everything that could have been asked. listening to residents' concerns and, above all, acting on those concerns as quickly as possible". Read More »

Northam Wins Virginia Democratic Primary For Governor As GOP Race Remains Tight

Northam easily defeated former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello in the more closely watched Democratic contest by almost 12 points, which pitted the progressive Perriello against the establishment Northam. Voters also voted for nominees in the races for the state legislature and lieutenant governor. Virginia's primary, he said, will show "whether a prominent Republican in a major campaign is able to separate himself in the public's mind from the unpopular policies and actions of the Trump ... Read More »

How to watch Russian Federation vs. New Zealand

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The Caltex Socceroos arrive in Russian Federation today ahead of their fourth appearance at the FIFA Confederations Cup . Russian Federation convincingly beat New Zealand 2-0 at the St Petersburg stadium in front of 50,251 people, including President Vladimir Putin and FIFA president Gianni Infantino , who addressed the crowd before kickoff. Read More »

Senate Passes New Russian Sanctions Bill That Would Curb Trump's Power

This comes after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stated that the new sanctions would hamper diplomacy with Russian Federation. Tillerson had asked for some time to try and change the direction of U.S. Trump could veto the bill, but with that kind of bipartisan support, he would be unlikely to get his way. Though there's little dispute over Russia's interference in the election, questions remain over the goal and extent of the meddling. Read More »

United Kingdom leader visits London fire victims as public anger grows

Police broke up a scuffle between members of the crowd as the Ms May's auto drove off. The protesters chanted: "We want justice", "bring them out" and "shame on you". "She wanted an entirely controlled situation in which she didn't use her humanity", former cabinet minister Michael Portillo told the BBC . Gavin Shuker, the MP for Luton South , and Stephen Hammond the MP for Wimbledon , have written to the CEOs of their local authorities to seek reassurances on fire safety assessments. Read More »

Government's Brexit talks priority 'protecting jobs and growth' - Hammond

The DUP, under Mrs Foster, is close to striking a deal with the Conservatives that would allow a beleaguered Theresa May to form a minority government in London . Barnier dismissed the suggestion of postponing the negotiations and said such a delay would only prompt further instability. The Government's priority in Brexit negotiations should be to protect jobs, economic growth and prosperity, Chancellor Philip Hammond has said. Read More »

London apartment fire: Rage as death toll climbs to at least 58

A scuffle broke out . The bishop said he hoped it was the beginning of a process of listening between residents and authorities that would bring about lasting change. The government has promised a full public inquiry, but that has done little to a sense of frustration at the lack of information about how the fire moved so quickly to engulf the building. Read More »

May admits London fire response 'not good enough'

London police expect the death toll to rise further but said it could take months to search the burned-out building and identify the victims. Cundy said there may have been people in the tower that police are not aware of, which would add to the death toll. Read More »

Theresa May 'distraught' over fatal London tower blaze

Around 800 people gathered outside Prime Minister Theresa May's residence at Downing Street to protest against the United Kingdom government's handling of the disaster, said Joey Ayoub, a journalist and activist who joined others at Number 10. Read More »

Mistrial Declared In Bill Cosby's Trial As Jury Deadlocks

SMH. Constand did not speak to reporters, but her attorney, Dolores Troiani , said Constand was a "very spiritual person who believes everything happens for a reason". "It has been restored". 'If the court allows more accusers to testify next time, it might make a difference, ' said Allred. "Ever." He later explained his tweet below, writing, "It's the Fat Albert TV show theme and a dark, commentary on all of it". Read More »

CNN Sues FBI for Comey Memos

Former FBI director James Comey , in his testimony last week, quite clearly was laying the factual predicate for a possible obstruction charge - detailing Trump's efforts to persuade Comey to drop the investigation of Michael T. Kushner's attorney, Jamie Gorelick, appeared to downplay news of the investigation, saying that it was "standard practice" for Mueller to look into "anything related to Russian Federation". Read More »

Trump announces he is being investigated over Russian meddling in election

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News of Rosenstein's reaction comes amid mounting worries on Capitol Hill that Trump will binge "Apprentice" episodes to fire himself up for a new round of terminations targeting top Justice Department officials. On Friday morning, in yet another baffling move, he went after the most powerful United States government official in charge of the ongoing investigation into Russia's meddling in the last USA election. Read More »

Rosenstein Warns Americans: 'Exercise Caution' When Reading Anonymous Reports

President Donald Trump's closest allies are attacking the integrity of those involved in the widening probe of Russian interference in the USA election, accusing special counsel Robert Mueller of driving a biased investigation. Rosenstein prepared a memo for Attorney General Jeff Sessions back in early May, which raised repeated questions about how Comey had handled the Hillary Clinton email investigation - at first, that seemed to be the basis for Comey's firing by the President, until ... Read More »

Gingrich: Somebody probably going to jail over Russian Federation investigation

Newt Gingrich , the confidante to President Trump who as House Speaker in the 1990s voted to impeach Bill Clinton for obstruction of justice , said Friday that the "President can not obstruct justice". "Maybe it's you, whoever you are, '" Gingrich said. Gingrich says that the "the mentality of the left right now" is reminiscent of Arthur Miller's book The Crucible . Read More »

Trump will clamp down on Cuban travel, trade

Trump's move was a direct rebuke to Obama, for whom the diplomatic opening with Cuba was a central accomplishment of his presidency. The " wet foot, dry foot " policy, which once let most Cuban migrants stay if they made it to US soil but was terminated under Obama, will remain terminated. Read More »

Bill Cosby faces 2nd sex assault trial after jury deadlocks

The complaint was not brought by Constand, but by Montco Democrat DA Kevin Steele as his top 2015 campaign pledge. She also attacked the judge, the accuser's lawyers and the media. Though dozens of women have accused Cosby of sexual misconduct, only Constand's accusations led to criminal charges. Lawyer Brian McMonagle told jurors that while Cosby had been unfaithful to his wife, he didn't commit a crime. Read More »

Hannity Demands Rosenstein's Scalp In Trump Probe - Wants Mueller Out Too

Bush . The Post reported that the interviews represent a widening of the probe to include looking into whether the President obstructed justice in suggesting to his former FBI Director James Comey that Comey drop the investigation into Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser, as well as for his firing of Comey. Read More »