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Bodies of 7 Missing US Sailors Found in Destroyer Damaged in Collision

According to the Jiji Press news agency, the ACX Crystal captain said his ship was "sailing in the same direction as the US destroyer and then collided". The other two sailors who suffered lacerations and bruises. 'This has been a hard day, ' Aucoin said, adding that the search for missing shipmates would continue now that the vessel was back in Yokosuka. Read More »

Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

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This year's game, scheduled to take place Thursday at Nationals Park, will go on in the wake of Wednesday's attack. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., who was uninjured after diving into the home dugout for cover under a hail of gunfire on Wednesday. President Trump urged Americans on Thursday to pray for Rep. Steve Scalise as he fights for life a day after being shot on a baseball field. Among those attending for the first time were Carol Boulden and her husband, Patrick, of Alexandria, Va., who were ... Read More »

Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires

Portuguese radio station TSF, citing the Interior Ministry, said 25 people had been killed in blazes in the Pedrogao Grande area, about 150 kilometers (93 miles) northeast of Lisbon . Around 600 firefighters were trying to put out the blazes, which started on Saturday. Spain dispatched two water-bombing planes on Sunday morning to aid the Portuguese fire service on the ground, Costa said. Read More »

Macron casts ballot in French parliamentary vote

The former French Minister of Culture said he is pleased that President Macron's first visit to the Maghreb region is reserved for Morocco, stressing that the visit is a "strong and moving symbol" of the quality of the links that have always been established between the two countries. Read More »

At least 58 confirmed dead in London tower block fire

Cundy added that the figure could change. British Prime Minister Theresa May has faced criticism for not meeting survivors in the immediate aftermath of the major fire, which has rendered hundreds homeless, unlike Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and London mayor Sadiq Khan who met with the locals on their site visits. Read More »

58 people missing and presumed dead in London fire; number may increase

Some of the anger stems from reports that Grenfell Tower had no central sprinkler system and was built with flammable materials that residents told the government needed to be fixed. "We can't afford to wait a number of years". " Grenfell Tower itself is 120 flats". The Met said there were around 800 protesters. "Their concerns about the building were not responded to and their questions were not answered". Read More »

6 suspects convicted in 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts

Another accused, Abdul Qayyum, has been acquitted. A Mumbai anti-terror court which convicted today six persons, including extradited gangster Abu Salenm and "terror mastermind" Mustafa Dossa in the 2nd phase of the trial in the 1993 Mumbai serial terror blasts, has attributed them of a wide range of roles in the offence. Read More »

Ralph Northam wins Democratic primary for Virginia governor in closely watched race

With 99 percent of precincts reporting on the GOP side, Gillespie led former Trump state campaign chairman Corey Stewart by just over 4,000 votes out of almost 365,000 ballots cast. Yet Stewart very almost knocked off Gillespie anyway, falling just 4,300 votes short to come within about 1 percent of the failed 2014 Senate candidate - in all Gillespie took home 43.7 percent of the vote compared to Stewart's 42.5 percent, while state Sen. Read More »

DUP hoping to conclude deal with May as soon as possible

It comes as SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon voiced concerns over the prospect of a "grubby deal" between the Tories and the DUP showing "disregard" for the Northern Irish peace process. 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. Read More »

Entire Lebanese family among dozens missing in London's Grenfell Tower fire

The whole sense in the House of Commons is absolute horror and shock. British authorities are launching a criminal investigation into the London apartment building fire - as the death toll from the blaze has almost doubled, to 30. More than £1 million has been raised to help those affected by the fire, with more than 60 tonnes of donations collected by one local mosque. Alhajali, who lived on the 14th floor, was a civil engineering student at West London University. Read More »

United Kingdom police arrest suspected knifeman near parliament

The gates to parliament were closed and armed police were patrolling as usual inside the perimeter, a Reuters reporter inside the building said. The road has also been sealed off. "Within seconds he was on the ground". Less than three months ago, 52-year-old Khalid Masood drove a auto through a crowd of people on Westminster Bridge and stabbed a London police officer to death outside Parliament in an attack claimed by ISIS. Read More »

Steve Scalise undergoes third surgery since shooting

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After accepting it graciously, Barton cracked, "Next year we won't be so nice". The offices of both senators - Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth - turned over the emails to Capitol Police and declined to offer specifics about their content. And even as the fans rose as one to cheer Scalise's name and the Capitol Police, there was no mistaking the lusty cheers for their own side as the game progressed. Read More »

May firms up right-wing deal as Brexit talks loom

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The Democratic Unionist Party controls the Northern Irish Assembly. The meeting is taking place to see if an alliance can be created to push through the Conservative Party's agenda after a disastrous snap election left her short of a majority in Parliament . Read More »

London blaze likely killed at least 58, police say

Of the 17 victims found by emergency services so far, six were outside the tower, while it has not yet been deemed safe enough to recover the 11 bodies found inside. "It's because of the fire and smoke spread", he said. On Thursday, Mohammad Al-Hajali, 23, a refugee who fled Syria for the United Kingdom in 2014, was announced as the first victim of the fire. Read More »

UK police: 58 confirmed or presumed dead after London blaze

May made the announcement while speaking to survivors of the fire that on Wednesday ripped through the 24-story Grenfell Tower in Kensington while most residents were sleeping, leaving dozens dead, of which 30 have been found and identified, and hundreds homeless. Read More »

58 presumed dead in London tower block blaze

In written statement issued after the meeting in Kensington Mrs May said: "The individual stories I heard this morning at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital were horrific". "Everything possible will be done to help them", the prime minister said of the victims in a statement. "It's because of the fire and smoke spread". Read More »

Confirmed or Presumed Dead After London Blaze: UK Police

Prime Minister Theresa May had to virtually flee the church she visited in order to meet survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire, which has killed 30 people and injured scores of others. The tragedy cast a pall on the Trooping the Color festivities that mark the official birthday of Queen Elizabeth II. Matthew Parris, a columnist and former Conservative lawmaker, said May's response to the fire had shown a lack of judgment which made her unsuitable to be prime minister. Read More »

Russia probe causes tension among top officials at Justice Department

The Washington Post reported that special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking interviews with three Trump administration officials who were not involved in his campaign. The Washington Post also claims that right after Comey gave this document to Mueller, Mr. Mueller then opened an investigation of President Trump on whether of not he obstructed justice in firing James Comey . Read More »

Bodies of Missing US Sailors Found Aboard USS Fitzgerald

A number of missing American sailors have been found dead in flooded areas of a destroyer that collided with a container ship off Japan's coast, the US Navy said today. military copters evacuated two injured USA sailors. The two other sailors suffered cuts and bruises and were taken off the ship. The ACX Crystal is a 222-meter commercial container ship that, according to marine tracking websites, was on its way to Tokyo . Read More »

President Trump Twitter library opening in NYC

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Donald Trump during #AskTrump session on Twitter. As promoted incessantly by Trevor Noah and his Comedy Central " The Daily Show ", the exhibit, open since Thursday, has become a popular pop-up museum. In a press release , the Daily Show announced that the library will open on Friday on West 57th Street near 5th Avenue - which happens to be steps from Trump Tower. Read More »

Britain, don't waste time warns EU Brexit chief

The Prime Minister will meet Sinn Féin's president, Gerry Adams , and its Stormont leader, Michelle O'Neill, in Downing Street. In a statement afterwards, Mrs May said that "good progress" had been made and an agreement was possible if there was "good will on all sides". Read More »