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London apartment blaze: Firefighter's despair he 'could have done more'

They would wear high-visibility clothing so they could easily be found, dispense advice and ensure the right support is provided, she added. A team of civil servants has been embedded in the Council office after residents complained they had been left with little support or information from officials, the BBC reported . Read More »

Violence kills 6 policemen, 2 civilians in Indian-controlled Kashmir

According to police, Nasir and Adil had joined militancy a year ago and were involved in militant activities in south Kashmir. Thousands of people on Saturday marched towards Khudwani village in southern Kashmir's Kulgam to participate in the funeral of Junaid Matoo-Lashker-i-Toiba militant commander, who was killed in a day long gun battle in nearby Arwani village of Islamabad district along with two other associates. Read More »

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen wins first parliamentary seat

Many of Macron's lawmakers will be political novices, something which will change the face of parliament at the expense of the conservative and socialist parties which have ruled France for decades. The Interior Ministry said the midday participating figures in Sunday's nationwide voting compare to 21.4 percent at midday during the second round of the last parliamentary elections in 2012. Read More »

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones vows to release full Megyn Kelly interview

Jones has raised his profile in the media world in the past few years with his extreme positions and assertions about left-wing conspiracies such as the Sandy Hook tragedy. She said: "What I think we're doing is journalism.The bottom line is that while it's not always popular, it's important". Since the leaked audio is 30 minutes long, TooFab listened for the most interesting moments (below) for your reading pleasure. Read More »

Israel revokes Ramadan goodwill measures after deadly attack

Palestinians have said halting stipends is out of the question . Israeli security services have occasionally announced arrests of small cells said to be affiliated with IS, and the army has tracked the group's forces on the Syrian and Egyptian border, but the organisation has thus far not claimed a fatal attack against Israelis from the West Bank. Read More »

Pakistan's path to Champions Trophy glory

The Pakistan cricket team has basically been playing their home series in Dubai, as no country wants to tour the South Asian nation due to growing reports of terrorist activities. They controlled their aggression. Soon, Imad Wasim (25) also joined Hafeez and attacked Indian bowlers to post a healthy total. This was the biggest margin of victory in any ICC ODI tournament in terms of runs. Read More »

Mueller Investigation Ramps Up While Pence Lawyers Up


A new investigation by the Senate Judiciary Committee adds to the many other inquiries underway, notably special counsel Robert Mueller's expanding Russian Federation probe, which now appears to include questions about whether Trump tried to obstruct justice. Read More »

Trump admits he is under investigation

The president wrote, "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" U.S. president Donald Trump early on Sunday morning hurled a series of testy tweets defending his crisis-ridden presidency, once again decrying the "witch hunt" against him. Read More »

Corbyn says council did not have resources to tackle London fire

But we may well need help from our close neighbours. Hands cautioned Sunday that investigators still don't know exactly what cladding was used when the building renovation was completed a year ago. With anger mounting over the government's handling of the blaze, May met residents from the Grenfell Tower and vowed to personally oversee the recovery as protesters gathered to demonstrate in the streets around her residence for a second day. Read More »

Thomas makes history in US Open third round

Felt like I had a good feel for the speed of the greens today, hit a lot of good lag putts. "I've been there a handful of times and had some good finishes, but I'm looking forward to getting the job done". "It means I have a lot better chance to win the tournament than I did when the day started", said Thomas after becoming the 29th player to shoot 63 in a major championship. Read More »

All Ontario tornado warnings ended by Environment Canada


Damaging winds, large hail and intense rainfall were also reported. Doppler radar indicates a two potential tornadoes one near Golden Lake and another approximately 30 km southeast of Pembroke. Residents are being asked to take cover immediately and stay indoors if threatening weather approaches. People in mobile homes, vehicles, tents, trailers and other free-standing or temporary shelters are advised to leave and seek shelter in a strong building. Read More »

Forest fires kill 61 people in Portugal


Police chief Almeida Rodrigues blamed dry thunderstorms, ruling out arson and saying a tree had been struck by lightning. Portugal was hit by a series of fires past year which devastated more than 1000 square kilometres of the mainland. Three people were killed and over 1,000 evacuated in the Portuguese island of Madeira due to the fierce wildfires a year ago. Dozens of people who fled their homes have been taken in by residents of the nearby municipality of Ansiao. Read More »

Portugal forest fires kills 24, many burn to death in their cars


Portuguese Republican National Guard soldiers battle with a forest fire in Capela Sao Neitel, Alvaiazere, central Portugal, on June 18 2017. The deadly blaze, which was just one of dozens that broke out Saturday, ravaged the heavily wooded municipality of Pedrogão Grande, roughly 100 miles from Lisbon. Read More »

'There should be no doubt' that United Kingdom will leave EU: Brexit minister

One diplomat said Ms May tried to "hijack" the summit by drawing other leaders into Brexit talks, though European Union officials played down suggestions of any agenda row with London . German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said in a Bloomberg Television interview this week that as soon as "the principles" of Brexit are agreed, talks can move on in parallel to "the details of the regulation, and what will be the further relations between the United Kingdom, after Brexit, and the single ... Read More »

Toll rises to 57 in Portugal forest fire


At least four other significant wildfires were burning Sunday elsewhere in Portugal but the one in Pedrogao Grande was responsible for all the deaths. The government also says that 360 soldiers are joining the 700 firefighters struggling to put out the blaze that started on Saturday. Dry thunderstorms were thought to have been the cause, according to the prime minister. Read More »

Malta denies Saudi Arabia has cut diplomatic ties

Bloomberg reports that the $12-billion deal was signed by Qatari defence minister Khalid Al-Attiyah and his USA counterpart, Jim Mattis in Washington on Wednesday. Qatar is accused of having links with the terrorist groups and relations with Iran , the two main reasons behind the step taken by certain Arab states to isolate the country and impose sanctions. Read More »

Jury deliberations at Bill Cosby's sex assault trial enter third day

However, if the jury finds that Cosby is not guilty, he could leave the courtroom a free man for the rest of his life, as there are no other known allegations against him in which the statute of limitations hasn't expired. Constand never experienced penetration. Cosby greeted onlookers while exiting his sport utility vehicle at the Montgomery County courthouse on Wednesday, and an aide to the 79-year-old entertainer carried a pillow in preparation for what could be another long day. Read More »

Kabul truck-bomb toll rises to more than 150 killed: Afghan president


Underscoring the volatile situation, at least one rocket struck an Indian diplomatic compound in Kabul , as the delegations met a few blocks away. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani issued an ultimatum to the Taliban Tuesday, warning them to embrace peace or "face consequences" after announcing that the death toll from last week's devastating truck bombing had passed 150. Read More »

Afghan soldier shoots and wounds seven US soldiers in insider attack


Saturday's incident is the second insider attack in just one week. "One (attacker) blew up his vehicle at the entrance of the headquarters, opening the way for. However, local media reported that 256 soldiers, mainly new recruits, were killed in the Taliban operation. There is a lengthy history of "green on blue" insider attacks in Afghanistan, resulting in the deaths of several North Atlantic Treaty Organisation soldiers since the USA invasion in 2001. Read More »

Trump again blasts investigation over ties to Russian Federation


A day later, Mr Rosenstein appointed Mr Mueller, who was at the helm of the Federal Bureau of Investigation during the September 11 attacks, as special counsel. At a ceremony last month to welcome Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand , the Justice Department's third-ranking official, Rosenstein joked awkwardly about being at the center of criticism since taking office, according to people who were in the room. Read More »

Wildfires in Portugal kill at least 58

At least 43 people have died in a forest fire in Portugal . Secretary of State for the Interior Jorge Gomes told the press that three people died from smoke inhalation and 16 died in their cars on the road linking Figueiro dos Vinhos to Castanheira de Pera. Read More »

Ethics office releases 98 pages of Trump financial records

More than $50 million of Trump's liability comes from the president's purchase of the Old Post Office , a landmark historic property in downtown Washington, which he recently redeveloped into a hotel. The form lists at least six new entities as assets that were formed over the past year, including DT Marks Vancouver, for which Trump listed more than $US5 million in royalties, and DT Tower Kolkata, for which he listed royalties of as much as $US1 million. Read More »

Portugal forest fire kills at least 19: government


Spain dispatched two water-bombing planes on Sunday to aid the Portuguese fire service, Costa said. "It is hard to say if they were fleeing the flames or were taken by surprise", he said. He referred to the "devastating fire" at the end of his Sunday prayer, delivered from his studio window overlooking St Peter's Square in the Vatican. Read More »