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Global News 58 people missing and presumed dead in London fire
Author: 0 58 people missing and presumed dead in London fire

The Home Office has assisted Alhajali's family in "making arrangements for their travel to the UK" from Syria, and more than 85,000 people have signed a petition calling for his parents to be granted visas so they can attend his funeral.

Global News At least 18 killed in Mogadishu restaurant attack
Author: 0 At least 18 killed in Mogadishu restaurant attack

The Shabaab has been fighting for the last decade to overthrow successive internationally-backed governments in Mogadishu and has also launched attacks in Kenya and Uganda, both contributors to a 22,000-strong African Union force in the country.

Global News Congressional Baseball Game carries on, one day after shooting
Author: 0 Congressional Baseball Game carries on, one day after shooting

He said he hoped the game would help heal emotional wounds. Aguilar plays outfield for the Democratic team; before the shooting , Scalise was slated to play second base for the Republicans. The attacker, who was shot by Scalise's security detail and later died, was an IL man whose social media postings showed anger at Trump and the Republicans.

Global News Cosby jury deliberating, no new questions
Author: 0 Cosby jury deliberating, no new questions

Cosby has denied any wrongdoing. The trial started on June 5. During the closing arguments of comedian Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial on Monday, Cosby's leading lawyer turned to his client's wife, Camille, and said she "deserved better".

Global News S.Korean President vows to scrap plans for n-reactors
Author: 0 S.Korean President vows to scrap plans for n-reactors

Since Kori No.1 began operations on June 19, 1977, the 587-megawatt reactor has generated enough electricity to meet the entire country's current demand for around 100 days, according to Reuters calculations and data from the Nuclear Safety and Security Commission.

Author: 0 Pedestrians struck by vehicle in London; police report several casualties

A helicopter could be heard circling over Finsbury Park as police erected a large cordon in the area. That number was later revised to one person killed and ten injured. The investigation is being undertaken by the police's counter-terrorism command. Britain set its terror at "severe", meaning an attack is highly likely, after a pair of incidents recently.

Global News Iraq captures border crossing to Syria from IS
Author: 0 Iraq captures border crossing to Syria from IS

In a statement, the army's general command said the truce went into effect at noon local time "in support of local reconciliation efforts". Apart from that, the diplomat confirmed that Moscow was hopeful that a next round of Syrian talks in Kazakhstan's capital Astana would take place on July 4-5.

Author: 0 Trump Is Now Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee says she is "increasingly concerned" that President Donald Trump will attempt to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Trump demonstrated Friday morning that the Russian Federation probe continues to consume his attention, tweeting a stream of messages decrying the controversy.

Author: 0 Newt Gingrich has no shame, thinks everyone has forgotten the 90s

Gingrich, who is out with a new book " Understanding Trump ", was responding to reports Trump is under investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller for obstruction of justice. "'Seventy or $80 million, that'll be a yacht, '" Gingrich recalled Trump telling him in 2012. Such tweets aren't helping, Gingrich said. "I keep telling everybody at the White House, this is not like NY real estate law , this is criminal law", he said.

Author: 0 Death toll from London tower block blaze rises to 17

Releasing a tranche of footage showing the aftermath of the blaze, Mr Cundy said: " Today , police teams continue their support to families, and make enquiries to cross check the number of those missing". Bellerin, a defender, also plays for London club Arsenal. He said: "We must have had the most horrendous night of dead lives. And therefore, sadly, I have to assume that they are dead", he said.

Author: 0 Fate of Cop Who Killed Castile in Jury's Hands

Yanez testified Friday that he stopped Castile in the St. Paul suburb of Falcon Heights because he thought Castile looked like one of two men who had robbed a nearby convenience store a few days earlier. Gray was more emphatic in his argument, calling the state's argument "unfair", especially their claim that there is zero evidence Castile was pulling out his gun out of his right pocket.

Global News Number of global displaced up to 65.6 million a year ago
Author: 0 Number of global displaced up to 65.6 million a year ago

Third is asylum seekers , people who have fled their country and are seeking global protection as refugees. Turkey hosted the most refugees with 2.9 million people. It also illustrates the need for countries and communities supporting refugees and other displaced people to be robustly resourced and supported - the absence of which can create instability, have consequences for life-saving humanitarian work, or lead to secondary displacement.

Author: 0 Theresa May tries to quell public anger, meets fire victims

Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy responded to fears that the number of dead could exceed 100 by saying: "I really hope it isn't". "We always knew that the death toll would increase", Cundy said , adding that there was nothing to suggest that the fire at the Grenfell Tower was started deliberately.

Author: 0 Trump blasts reported obstruction probe as 'phony'

The latest media reports say the obstruction of justice investigation began just days after Mr Trump fired Mr Comey on 9 May. On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Mr Comey had presented no evidence to prove that Moscow meddled in the United States election, adding that Washington had tried to influence Russian elections "year after year".

Global News Congressional shooter's wife: 'I'm sorry that he did this'
Author: 0 Congressional shooter's wife: 'I'm sorry that he did this'

Louis and other news sources. At the time of the shooting Scalise, the third highest-ranking member of the House of Representatives, was being protected by Capitol Police security detail. Today, The Daily Caller published an exclusive story about a list found in James Hodgkinson's pocket after police brought him down. Hodgkinson is believed by investigators to have been a person "of strong views", a senior U.S.

Global News Trump lawyer denies president is a probe target
Author: 0 Trump lawyer denies president is a probe target

When Wallace tried to get Sekulow to concede that, even if there was no investigation letter, there's no way to be sure Trump isn't under investigation , the president's lawyer said: "I can't read people's minds". "That's it. Simple explanation", Sekulow told CNN's " State of the Union ". When asked if Mr. Trump interfered in the FBI's investigation, Sekulow said that in prior interviews, Mr.

Author: 0 Senate approves sanctions bill to punish Russian Federation for meddling

The Palestinian Authority has long paid prisoners and their families, but the issue has become more prominent as Israel has pressed President Trump to demand Palestinians end the policy. "They could perhaps be labeled differently", but they "are not going to be stopped". "They have indicated they would" stop these payments, Tillerson added.

Author: 0 GOP Lawmaker Scalise Still Critical Though Doctors `Encouraged'

He "checked in" on Scalise, who the MedStar Washington Hospital Center said was in "critical" condition last night due to internal injuries and complications from his hip wound, according to a Pence spokesman. Congress to remove the limited restrictions on firearms that exist today. "I feel a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic than I did two, three days ago", Sava said.

Author: 0 Scalise still in critical condition but improved after second surgery

Scalise was shot in the hip while practicing for the Congressional baseball game on Wednesday morning. The bullet caused massive bleeding, and damaged bones and internal organs. James T. Hodgkinson , 66, allegedly opened fire on a Congressional baseball team as Republicans were practicing for an annual game to be played at Nationals Park Thursday.

Author: 0 Jared Kushner's business dealings being investigated, Washington Post reports

But Trump later said in a television interview that he fired Comey at least in part because he was frustrated over the Russian Federation investigation Comey was leading. The official demanded anonymity because the official was not authorized to be named discussing the deliberations. The Post reported that FBI agents and federal prosecutors are also looking into the financial dealings of Flynn, former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former campaign policy adviser Carter Page.

Author: 0 Hasan Ali reveals his best wicket of Champions Trophy

Pakistan did a brilliant work with the bat and after losing 4 wickets they set a huge target of 339 runs to chase for India . Embarrassed by India in its opening match, Pakistan has astonishingly turned the tables on its arch-rival to win their Champions Trophy final by a crushing 180 runs at The Oval.

Global News Senate approves new Russia sanctions
Author: 0 Senate approves new Russia sanctions

Iran, which the United States considers the world's foremost state sponsor of terror, continues to aid and arm jihadist entities worldwide. But the vote on Russian Federation sanctions was overshadowed by the shooting of GOP House Whip Steve Scalise, a GOP staff member, a former GOP staffer and two members of the U.S.

Author: 0 London fire: Police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block

It was the latest expression of anger in the community following the fire that raged through Grenfell Tower where the death toll could exceed more than 100. London's Metropolitan Police confirmed Friday they had launched a criminal investigation into the incident. Some Grenfell residents had warned months ago that fire safety issues at the tower left it at risk of a "catastrophic" event.

Author: 0 Trump Steps Up Attacks on Russia Probe's Leaders

Trump has repeatedly sworn that he is personally not under investigation and Comey assured him that he was not being probed. " Witch Hunt ", wrote Trump. The officials who described the financial focus of the investigation spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to speak publicly.

Author: 0 Polls: Nominees Tied in Georgia's Special Election

Republican Karen Handel, Democrat Jon Ossoff and their outside backers are trying any arguments that will coax any stray voters to the polls for Tuesday's special election. "What's so incredible is that no one here has probably met Jon Ossoff, but they believe in his ability to work for this country, to reach across the aisle and to do what we can to fight for working families again in this country", Swalwell said in the video.

Global News India Raises Terrorism Issue At BRICS Foreign Ministers Meet
Author: 0 India Raises Terrorism Issue At BRICS Foreign Ministers Meet

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval is likely travel to Beijing next month. "In the (New) Delhi meeting past year, they had reached a significant understanding on enhancing cooperation in security and counter-terrorism", Singh said. South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said countries must make an all-out effort to reverse the effects of climate change , while Vijay Kumar Singh, an Indian External Affairs official, said joint counterterrorism efforts were crucial.

Author: 0 Ronaldo focused on Confederations Cup, says Portugal team-mate Andre Silva

Selecao had the ball in the back of the net after 20 minutes through Pepe , but the Video Assistant Referee deemed the goal offside just moments before Ronaldo had struck the crossbar. 'We are calm and we have to think about the next game. And two goals in the final five minutes signified a insane end to a thrilling game and while Portugal feel robbed, a draw was probably the just result.

Author: 0 Helmut Kohl, Father Of German Reunification, Dies At 87

In comments Friday, current German Chancellor Angela Merkel - Kohl's one-time protege and later political adversary - gestured toward these challenges, saying Kohl's memory offers a crucial guide. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Kohl "was a great European and a great friend". Working closely with allies like President Ronald Regan, Kohl went from leading West Germany, to having the Berlin Wall torn down, and becoming Chancellor of a once again, reunited Germany.

Global News 2nd LD: Protesters storm local town hall over London fire
Author: 0 2nd LD: Protesters storm local town hall over London fire

One, are our regulations correct, do they permit the right kind of materials and ban the wrong kind of materials? And obviously that will be a subject the inquiry will look at. "Trust is very, very low". A new sign was put up, removing that detail. "I was with the Grenfell survivors last night". Grenfell Tower residents had complained for years to the management organization - and to the borough council - that they feared that their building was unsafe.

Author: 0 Rosenstein may need to recuse himself from Russian Federation probe

It wasn't clear whether the president was basing his tweet on direct knowledge that he is under investigation , or on reports this week that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Comey last month amid the ongoing Russian Federation investigation.

Author: 0 North Korean prisoner Otto Warmbier returns to the USA

Mr Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for attempting to steal a propaganda sign from a hotel. Surrounded by North Korean guards, Warmbier delivered a highly scripted "confession" that appeared to have been written for him, and after an hourlong sham trial in March 2016, he was sentenced to 15 years.

Author: 0 Trump tweet confirms he's being probed by prosecutor

The president didn't clarify what exactly he was referring to in the early morning tweet, however he has frequently described reports about possible ties between members of his campaign and Russian Federation as a " witch hunt ". They are expected to work on setting formal terms of how the Hill and federal investigations will co-exist and share information - a major test on that front will be whether the FBI is willing to release Comey's memos of his conversations with Trump, now that they ...

Author: 0 Broadway shows its age on Bette's big night out

The wins include Best Musical , Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score, Best Leading Actor in a Musical, Best Featured Actress in a Musical, and Best Orchestrations. Bette continued her thanks before demanding as the music got louder and louder, "Shut that crap off!" While four Tony Awards is an fantastic accomplishment, Dear Evan Hansen took the lead, winning six Tonys, out of its nine nominations.

Author: 0 Four Sit Atop a Crowded Leaderboard at US Open

Thomas, the 24-year-old from Kentucky who is a major away from joining the young elite in golf, only added to a year of low numbers. He might need one at this rate. "I feel like that's going to help me to get back into contention and hopefully try to win some of these things". That was a 10-shot improvement on his second round and left the 26-year-old on eight under par as he seeks to turn his Ryder Cup heroics into individual success.

Author: 0 Vehicle hits people near London mosque, causing casualties

Delivery driver Mohammed Abdullah, who was on a bike about three cars behind the incident, told Sky News he saw the van take a sudden left turn. The force said the investigation of the incident is being carried out by the Counter Terrorism Command.