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Fire spreads through London high-rise

The fire brigade said 40 fire engines and 200 firefighters had been called to the blaze at Grenfell Tower, which has 120 flats. A 24-floor West London Tower block was engulfed by fire on Wednesday. Everyone from the top floor". "I ran around the building looking for a fire escape and couldn't see any noticeable fire escapes around the building". Read More »

Missing Texas woman believed found on Galveston beach


Her family members told KPRC2 that Mosley is no stranger to tragedy, after her sister was murdered two years ago. When deputies arrived, they found a deceased, white female at the water's edge. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew along with USCG Air Station Houston and a boat crew from USCG Station Galveston were deployed to search the waters off Crystal Beach, 12 News Now reported . Read More »

Authorities: Officer-involved shooting at a New Hampshire liquor store


However, the statement did not identify which police agency was involved, nor was any information released about the condition of the person who was shot. A Portsmouth resident is dead after an altercation with New Hampshire State Troopers outside a state liquor store in Hampton. "I didn't think it was real". Read More »

Warriors Top Cavs win second championship in 3 years

Based on Brown's tweet , numerous other outlets started reporting the "news" that the Warriors had unanimously chose to boycott their White House visit. However, as per multiple reports, including NBC , the team has decided against the traditional winners visit to the White House. In 2015, the Warriors visited the White House and former President Barack Obama after their fourth championship title. Read More »

KFC to send chicken sandwich to edge of space on balloon


Pushing the boundaries of space exploration and fried chicken technology, the mission will be the longest controlled stratospheric balloon flight with a commercial payload in history and the first-ever multi-day mission of the World View Stratollite flight system. Read More »

Sessions testifies he was never briefed on Russian interference in election


U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) accused Sessions of obstructing their congressional investigation. Angus King , I-Maine, Sessions declined to say whether he believes Russian Federation attempted interfere in last year's election. Yet he says he does not have the power to invoke executive privilege, and the president has not asserted it. Wyden asked Sessions what problematic issues exist. Read More »

Otto Warmbier's release from North Korea: A timeline


Administration officials said Monday was the first time the United States was able to confirm Warmbier's status after he was sentenced, and the official said Yun immediately demanded the North Koreans release Warmbier on humanitarian grounds. Read More »

President Trump: Loretta Lynch Gave Hillary Clinton a "Free Pass"


On June 13, Trump took to social media to accuse Lynch of allowing partisan bias to impact her decision making during the DOJ probe. The day after an appeals court cited one of his tweets in the judges' opinion to uphold the block of President Trump's travel ban, Trump again took to Twitter to rail against the court's decision at "such a risky time" for America. Read More »

US urges Arab nations to ease blockade of Qatar


Families are being forcibly separated, and children pulled out of school. The blockade was announced Monday, as these nations were anxious about Qatar getting too cozy with Iran, who they view as a threat. The statement added that the position of the four governments comes also as a result of "Qatar's actions in contravention of its (previous) commitments include: supporting and harboring elements and organizations that threaten the National security of other States. Read More »

Move over sun, metro-east may see afternoon thunderstorms


Look for slightly above normal temperatures over the weekend along with a continued chance for scattered afternoon and evening storms. Otherwise, we project a mix of sun and clouds with highs in the 85- to 89-degree range, very close to average levels for mid-June. Read More »

Americans trust Comey over Trump following his 'prevalent' leaks


According to Trump , contrary to what the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director said in his testimony , he never asked for allegiance to Comey or let the inquiry pass over his former National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn , who resigned in February amid a nexus outrage with Russian officials. Read More »

Trump says Comey leaks are the real issue, in Sunday morning Twi

Speaking to reporters for the first time since 18 million Americans watched Comey's testimony before the Senate, Trump called the former FBI head a "liar" and said he never asked him to drop an investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn over his contacts with Russian Federation. Read More »

London Firefighters Battling Massive High-Rise Blaze


The London Ambulance Service said it sent over 20 ambulance crews to the scene, including its hazardous area response team. Firefighters were alerted to the blaze at Grenfell Tower , an apartment block located in the neighbourhood of Kensington, shortly after Tuesday midnight, reports Efe news. Read More »

Sessions vigorously denies improper Russia contacts


Attorney General Jeff Sessions told the Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday that he has not received any briefing - classified or otherwise - about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election . "Without repeating any conversation that took place, what I do recall is I did depart and everybody else did depart and Director Comey was sitting in front of the president's desk - and they were talking". Read More »

Jeff Sessions calls notion he colluded with Russian Federation a 'detestable lie'


The key missing detail of the exchange between Comey and Trump: what was actually said during the February conversation. Wyden said Sessions was "stonewalling" several times in his first question. Such a move would be complicated and potentially politically explosive. The public testimony Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence committee should yield Sessions' most extensive comments to date on questions that have dogged his tenure as attorney general and that led him three months ago to ... Read More »

Penn State hazing death video shows pledge's final hours

The pledge died two days later from a traumatic brain injury. The defendants face various charges, with some accused of involuntary manslaughter and felony aggravated assault. Piazza died February 4 at Hershey Medical Center after running the so-called "gauntlet" - a challenge in which pledges chug vodka, wine and beer - with doctors estimating his BAC had been close to.40 at the time of death. Read More »

Trump announces to expand apprenticeships programme

But a congressional hearing on the Russian Federation imbroglio featuring James Comey - the Federal Bureau of Investigation director Trump fired - sucked up all the attention in Washington . "We can't turn off the Russian Federation noise, but we need to do a better job filling the atmosphere with an alternative", a Republican involved in White House strategy said as the week began. Read More »

Police identify mother, 2 daughters found dead at Ohio home


He then called Suzanne Taylor's boyfriend who called 911. Investigators learned Monday that Brinkman was at a woman's home on Valley Forge Drive in Brunswick. Although he is the primary suspect in the murders of Suzanne Taylor , Taylor Pifer , and Kylie Pifer , he has not been charged in connection with their deaths at this time. Read More »

US Missile Defense Site Photographed by North Korean Drone


The drone was found on Friday after it crashed near the border between the two countries, the Associated Press reported Tuesday. The South Korean Foreign Ministry said the Extended Deterrence Strategy and Consultation Group (EDSCG) of the two sides will meet in Seoul on Tuesday. Read More »

Trump's Lawyer to File Complaint Over Comey's 'Leaked' Memo

Trump said at joint news conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis. When James Comey gave a friend memos detailing his interactions with President Trump and asked that friend to give the memo to reporters, he was making "unauthorized disclosures to the press of privileged communications with the president", President Trump's personal lawyer said Thursday . Read More »