The blaze was mostly contained around 5 a.m. BST , though smoke reportedly poured from the building for hours after. "These questions are really important questions that need to be answered", Khan was quoted as saying. She said firefighters had only managed to get to the 19th and 20th storeys of the building. "Over 100 of our medics are working hard to respond to this incident, including ambulance crews, advanced paramedics, advanced trauma teams from London's Air Ambulance and those ...
Tory MSP Murdo Fraser, however, said Scots MPs would "work behind the scenes" to champion Scotland's interests on issues like immigration. Although the Nationalists remain by far the largest Scottish party in Westminster, they lost 21 MPs and nearly 500,000 votes compared to their performance in 2015.
K. Stalin , Congress leader K.R. Ramasamy (right) along with their party MLAs sit on a dharna on Kamarajar Salai in front of the State Assembly on June 14, 2017. High drama erupted in Tamil Nadu assembly on Wednesday with opposition DMK holding "mock auction" of MLAs and demanding to raise the issue of alleged horse-trading of legislators by the ruling AIADMK ahead of the February 18 trust vote .
British Prime Minister Theresa May's future was hanging in the balance Monday as she prepared for a showdown with angry MPs from her Conservative party following its disastrous performance in last week's general election . "It's passing quicker than anyone believes..." "But let us be clear and organised and once the negotiations have started we should be well aware that it'll be more hard to move backwards".
Senate Intelligence Committee . Sessions denied meeting privately with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak at the Mayflower Hotel in April previous year. In a dramatic and packed Senate hearing , Sessions vowed to defend his honor "against scurrilous and false allegations" and declared it a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest he was aware of or took part in any collusion between Russian Federation and the election campaign that sent Trump to the White House.
After an emotionally charged tribute, which included a rendition of Oasis classic "Don't Look Back in Anger" and an impeccably observed minute's silence, it was England who started the brighter and took the lead with just nine minutes on the clock.
They ruled out filing of nomination by its candidate this week as the consultation process will take more time with Union ministers Rajnath Singh and M Venkaiah Naidu , two members of the BJP panel, scheduled to meet congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Friday as they work to evolve a consensus.
The highly anticipated debut of Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly on NBC failed to reveal much that was new from Russia's Vladimir Putin , who used the sit down with the former Fox News star to mock any suggestion that he has any kind of relationship with President Donald Trump .
Ronaldo became a Spanish tax resident in January 2010, and opted to adhere to the Spanish tax regime that applies to foreign born workers in the country in November 2011. Cristiano Ronaldo is now in Russian Federation preparing with his national team the Confederations Cup . In one high-profile case Barcelona's Lionel Messi was handed a 21-month jail sentence and a 2.1-million-euro fine after being convicted on tax-fraud charges a year ago.
The hearing on Tuesday was Round Two for Harris . The exchange was an nearly exact repeat of last week, when McCain cut in on her intense questioning of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , and committee Chairman Richard Burr told her to stop and let Rosenstein answer.
London Fire Brigade Assistant Commissioner Dan Daly said firefighters were "working extremely hard in very difficult conditions to tackle this fire". It started on one floor, then it took one side and then the whole building was on fire. It was not clear if there were residents trapped, but people at the scene spoke of not being able to reach friends and family who had been inside.
He said "not one thing that was improper" occurred during two meetings he had with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak, as he denied speaking with Mr Kislyak on a third occasion. "There's nothing wrong with the president having a communication with the Federal Bureau of Investigation director", Sessions said. The dossier was used by the FBI to launch its counterintelligence investigation into potential collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, an investigation that has been ...
Sessions noted that he agreed with Comey "that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice needed to be careful to follow department policies regarding appropriate contacts with the White House". Wyden said Monday that Sessions hasn't engaged in anything close to a real recusal. "And I don't appreciate it". Sessions had little to say about the investigation into Russian influence on the 2016 election given his recusal from the inquiry.
The cowardly gunman who rained rounds early Wednesday on GOP congressmen practicing for a charity softball game against Democratic congressmen hit at some of our bedrocks: Flag Day, sports and, at least the pursuit of, bipartisanship. The incident instantly brought to mind another American political shooting. Congressman Mo Brooks said he was on deck, preparing to bat, when the shooting started.
Pittsburgh is one of almost 250 cities in the United States, representing 56 million Americans, whose mayors have committed to honor and uphold the goals of the Paris Agreement . Hawaii is joining at least 12 other states that have formed the U.S. Climate Alliance and promised to remain committed to the goals in the Paris deal.
It now appears nearly certain that the unveiling of the new government's legislative programme will be pushed back - with speculation it could happen as late as June 26. The Tory leader has been fighting to cling on in Downing Street after a disastrous general election which saw her lose her Commons majority. Adams insisted on election night that Sinn Fein would not take their seats in Westminster Why don't Sinn Fein take their seats in Westminster? "I am dubious about it", Major, who served ...
Popular vote loser Donald Trump has a problem with the Trumpcare bill he celebrated over in the Rose Garden with House Republicans back at the beginning of May. he called on Republicans not to try and rescue the Obamacare marketplace by injecting more funds into the Senate bill. Republican Senators are now battling through negotiations on their own health plan, which is expected to be significantly different than the House's American Health Care Act (AHCA).
It's not clear how many people were injured, but police are calling the incident a " multiple shooting" and early reports are that two Capital Police officers were shot as well. "The gun is a semi-automatic and it continues to fire", Brooks told CNN . Police initially tweeted that the suspect was among five people transported to the hospital, though Police Chief Michael Brown later refused to confirm that.
Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, whether a history of political donations would prohibit someone from being involved in the investigation. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich fanned the flames of the Mueller termination rumor in an interview Tuesday morning on CBS, saying that Trump called him Monday night and that he doesn't think the president will seek Mueller's dismissal.
On Monday, Trump hosted the 2016 NCAA football champion Clemson Tigers for a title celebration at the White House . Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry and coach Steve Kerr have criticized the policies of President Donald Trump intensely.
His brother, though, believes that it will not take Murray long to flick the switch and get himself back to the level that brought him nine titles past year. They join No. 13 Kristina Mladenovic, who won on Friday. The rain delay suited Kei Nishikori as he recovered to beat Hyeon Chung 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (4), 0-6, 6-4 when their third round match resumed at the French Open .
The shots stopped at one point, as if the gunman was reloading, but more shots rang out shortly after the pause, Paul said. He that he was in the right field batting cage area when the shooting started from near the third base dugout.
They repeatedly played the squad vehicle video and pointed out that Yanez never told Castile to "freeze" or stop moving. Twelve jurors are in their second day of deliberations in the manslaughter case against Yanez. He also cited testimony from first responders who saw Castile's gun in his pocket as he was loaded onto a backboard. Castile had THC, a component of marijuana, in his blood when he died.
Refurbishment of the housing block had been completed a year ago and the Fire Brigades Union said something had gone badly wrong with fire prevention procedures at the building. Edward Daffarn, a 55-year-old who lived on the building's 16th floor, said the fire alarm didn't ring. Witnesses could hear screaming from the upper floors as the flames rose and one desperate resident could be seen waving a white cloth.
It may be recalled, on May 25, a federal appeals court in Richmond, Virginia, refused to lift a nationwide injunction that halted a key provision of President Donald Trump's revised travel ban on six Muslim nations. The court at some point questioned the authenticity of the travel ban. Sessions said Monday that the ban is necessary to protect national security.
The Turkish army said in a statement that a three-person Turkish military delegation was now in Qatar to carry out preparation work for the deployment of troops in the future. The crisis erupted late last month over fears that Qatar was trying to improve its ties with Iran , which Saudi Arabia and its allies wanted to be isolated.
The causes of the fire will be fully investigated and we will keep people informed'. A woman called Zara said she saw a woman throw her son, who was about five years old, from a fifth or sixth-floor window to escape the blaze. The Met Police has said it will take some time before they are in a position to confirm the cause of the fire . "A blog late past year by occupants of the tower warned only a catastrophic fire in the tower would "bring an end to the risky living ...
Reuters reported that Trump is expected to nominate Brendan Carr, a Republican who is now general counsel at the FCC, to the remaining open seat. Rosenworcel, who had served on the commission between 2012 and the end of 2016, was forced to exit at the end of past year after Congress failed to bring her renomination to a vote despite unanimous approval by the Senate Commerce Committee and support from both Democratic and Republican legislative leaders after Senate Republican leadership ...
I doubt anyone caught them, I hope they did. "Then two seconds later my neighbour (on fifth floor) called and said, "Get the fuck out the building"!" I looked out my window, I leaned over and I could see the fire blazing up. As we've gone outside I'm looking up at the block and it was just going up. He said he saw people waving flashlights from the top levels of the building and saw rescuers "doing an incredible job" trying to get people out.
PUTNAM COUNTY, Ga. (NBC/AP) - Authorities in Georgia have identified two prison guards they say were killed by inmates who escaped during a bus transport. Authorities were hunting for Ricky Dubose and Donnie Russell Rowe . "We see our officers as our family", Dozier said. The US Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is involved.
Five people were transported from the scene to the hospital. Brooks said he saw the man only for a second, and that he was shooting from a chain link fence behind the third base position on the field where the congressional group was holding its morning practice.
Seventy-four people have received treatment in hospital. Reports of a fire at Grenfell Tower in North Kensington , west London , came in just before 1 a.m. The fire involved almost every floor of the 24-story building. The London Metropolitan police have set up an emergency number for people to get information about casualties.
Scalise is shot but moving and he's trying to drag himself thorough the dirt out to the outfield", said Paul, who described a harrowing scene with congressmen and staffers running for cover as 50 to 60 shots ran out. Paul spoke with MSNBC from the baseball field, where the congressional members had been ordered to shelter in place. At least two of Scalise's security guards were present and wounded when a rifle-toting gunman - identified as James T.
The State Department is continuing to discuss the situation of three other detained Americans with North Korea, Tillerson said. "We wish him well, but we have issued travel warnings to Americans and suggested they not travel to North Korea for their own safety", Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon told reporters.
Labour high spirits were dampened later in the day when Prime Minister Theresa May , in spite of an election debacle that saw her Conservatives lose their parliamentary majority, told the nation she would stay on in a minority government coalition.