Grenfell Tower was home to around 600 people and whole families remain missing after the fire , which forced residents to flee through black smoke down the single stairwell, jump out of windows or even drop their children to safety. The aluminium cladding, called Reynobond, is banned for buildings higher than 12m in the U.S., far lower than the 24-storey Grenfell Tower that was consumed by the roaring blaze, according to a salesman for the company that manufactures it.
Pence, a former House leader, visited his former colleague just a day after a gunman opened fire at the Virginia field where Republicans were practicing baseball in advance of the annual congressional game. "I want to take a moment to send our thoughts, love, and prayers to Congressman Steve Scalise and his entire family", he said. Trump made a surprise visit to MedStar Washington Hospital Center around sunset Wednesday.
Specially trained dogs are being sent in to look for victims. Protesters march down Oxford Stret during a rally calling for justice for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire on June 16, 2017 in London , England. May was jeered after she made a visit to the community Friday. Londoners who wish to help in the aftermath of the blaze have also been asked to stop providing clothing donations, after drop off centres became inundated with offerings.
But then Rosenstein made the surprise move to appoint Robert Mueller as special counsel to lead the Russian Federation investigation, a development that people close to Sessions and Trump believe has worsened matters for everyone involved.
Paul suburb of Falcon Heights. Yanez thought Castile fit the description of a robbery suspect and was reaching for a gun. "Seventy-four seconds after Yanez activated his squad lights , he fired the last of seven shots into the vehicle", Minnesota Public Radio's Matt Sepic reported .
Though the specific motive for the shooting is not yet clear, the gunman was vocally opposed to President Donald Trump and served as a volunteer in the presidential campaign of US Senator Bernie Sanders . Jack Sava said Friday. "The courageous actions of officer Crystal Griner, and that of Officer David Bailey , saved lives and prevented an even great tragedy", Pence tweeted .
Trump's allies have begun raising questions about special counsel Robert Mueller's impartiality - he's a former FBI director who has worked with fired FBI Director James Comey - and floating the idea that Trump might replace him. Collins' question was prompted by recent media reports that Mueller's role leading the DOJ Russia investigation could be in jeopardy. White House officials also denied the reports Monday night.
Cmdr. Bryce Benson was one of three injured sailors who needed to be flown to a naval hospital in Yokosuka, Japan. A second MEDEVAC is in progress. "Other injured [sic] are being assessed ", the fleet said. According to the Equasis data base, the ACX Crystal is a 2008-built containership managed by Sea Quest Ship Management Inc of the Philippines. The Japanese Coast Guard is on the scene and a United States official said that U.S.
Department of Justice Office of Information Policy's decision directing the expedited processing of CNN's request, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has failed to respond to the request within the time required by the FOIA", the eight-page complaint by lawyers Charles D.
Foster's Democratic Unionist Party has been in talks with May's Conservatives after the prime minister's party failed to win a majority in a national election. Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael said: The Conservatives can not go from weak and wobbly to business as usual in three days. Sinn Féin spoke out this afternoon, warning Theresa May that a deal with the DUP would be in breach of the Good Friday agreement .
Mueller is also reportedly investigating whether Trump associates committed financial crimes. The president also insisted that the Russian Federation investigation was a "witch hunt" before turning his ire on Clinton in two tweets Thursday afternoon.
A Montana Republican congressman-elect pleaded guilty on Monday to assaulting a reporter and was ordered to perform community service and receive anger management training. Audio released by The Guardian includes the exchange between Gianforte and Jacobs along with the sounds of Jacobs being pushed to the floor. He must complete his community service by November 28 and can have the charge dismissed if he behaves for six months, the paper reported.
Suzanne Hodgkinson talks to members of the media reporters about her husband, James Hodgkinson, as St. Clair County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Richard Wagner, right, listens Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Belle. She also said that when the two tried to get away in a auto, he reached inside and turned it off. While trying to drive away from that confrontation, the report said, Hodgkinson used a pocket knife to cut a seat belt.
Hawaii was the first in the nation to commit to goals outlined in the Paris agreement Tuesday. Track news about pro-microgrid cities and states. Trump had said: "Even if the Paris Agreement were implemented in full-with total compliance from all nations-it is estimated it would only produce a two-tenths of one degree Celsius reduction in global temperature by the year 2100".
He recalled that Diwakar had told him that he arrived at the airport an hour ahead of the scheduled departure of the Hyderabad-bound flight but hastened to add that CCTV footage had all the details. A day after the incident, Raju today said the entire matter would be looked into. Reddy, who represents Anantapur constituency, has reportedly told his party leadership that there was no question of tendering any apology to the airlines staff, notwithstanding the ban by all the major airlines ...
About 40 people gathered inside Common Space in downtown Fresno to honor the victims and reflect on the tragedy. Those, like Carter, stressed the importance gathering on the one-year anniversary served. "People have asked me what has changed in my life". An exhibit of artwork collected from memorial sites set up around Orlando after the massacre will be shown at the Orange County History Center.
The president's meaning was unclear as he made the comments at an event on Cuba policy in Miami . The doctor said Scalise has been sedated although the dosage has been turned down to allow him to respond to family members. The bullet caused massive bleeding, and damaged bones and internal organs. Three others were injured by the gunfire from suspected shooter James Hodgkinson , who was killed by police.
We are already releasing funds to take care of the immediate needs of those affected as well as other support, We are absolutely committed to supporting anyone affected in the days, weeks and months ahead. In the aftermath of the heavy fire incident, the government led by Prime Minister Theresa May is receiving flak for not paying heed to the fire safety warnings that were issued.
Mohamad Alhajani, a 23-year-old Syrian refugee, was named as the first victim of the fire, and 24-year-old local artist Khadija Saye has also been named as a victim. "But it is a awful tragedy". Engineering experts have speculated that outside insulation panels, or cladding, installed on the 24-story Grenfell Tower may have helped the fire spread rapidly from one floor to the next.
Theresa May is facing mounting criticism for her response to the tragedy, after she visited the Grenfell Tower site without meeting those directly affected. He also said survivors from the tower would be re-housed in the local area. A critical difference, part of a $13 million refurbishment at Grenfell Tower past year included extra insulation under new panels on the building's exterior.
As for Congressman Scalise, doctors say the bullet hit him in the hip, then traveled through his internal organs. Because the bullet shattered, there may be hundreds of fragments in Scalise's body and doctors do not intend to try to remove them all, Sava said .
They issued a freaky press release last night saying that I had not spoken to the president about it. "The chain of command for the special counsel is only directly to the attorney general - and in this case, the acting attorney general", he said .
But the tower reportedly had no central sprinkler system or fireproof doors and was built with materials that are often flammable - all of which could have led to the fire spreading more quickly. Unfortunately, that number is only expected to rise as officials continue to search for dozens of missing persons. "She should have been there with the residents".
May's visits have been contrasted to one by Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn , who ran a campaign promising to end austerity. London Mayor Sadiq Khan was heckled during a visit to the site yesterday (Thursday) and Theresa May has been attacked for not meeting local people during her low-key visit.
The decision to fire the special counsel would rest with him alone, he said , despite conjecture that Trump could fire him if he did not acquiesce to orders, or repeal the regulations that govern the appointment and fire Mueller himself. Conservative commentator Ann Coulter offered a similar message, tweeting , "Now that we know TRUMP IS NOT UNDER INVESTIGATION, Sessions should take it back & fire Mueller".
Dadlani, who was also the company's global head of the unit serving customers in manufacturing, retail, consumer packaged goods and logistics, was seen as a key lieutenant of CEO Vishal Sikka over the last three years. The company has appointed Karmesh Vaswani and Nitesh Banga will replace Dadlani as the Global Head of Retail, CPG & Logistics (RCL) and Global Head of Manufacturing, the statement added.
The Washington Post on Wednesday reported that Mueller is investigating the Republican president for possible obstruction of justice . But how hard would it be for Trump to move from deciding that the investigation is a "witch hunt" being orchestrated by his enemies - as he appeared to tweet Thursday - to deciding that it has been "compromised", meaning that it is illegitimate, giving him ample grounds to move to end it? The Post quoted five people briefed on the requests, saying ...
The accord took effect in January 2016 and was supposed to terminate all nuclear-related sanctions against Iran all at once, but its implementation has been hampered mainly due to U.S. UNSC Resolution 2231 calls on Iran "not to undertake any activity related to ballistic missiles created to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons".
Congressman Steve Scalise remains in critical condition following surgery to fix injuries sustained after he was shot at a congressional baseball practice Wednesday, hospital officials announced in a statement on Thursday evening. The gunman , who had a history of posting angry messages against Trump and other Republicans on social media, died after being wounded by police. The Illinois congressman grew emotional as he described seeing his colleague, Rep.
Security Council unanimously approved adding 14 North Korean individuals and four North Korean companies or organizations to its blacklist over the country's weapons program. "The U.N.'s sanctions resolution is a crafty hostile act with the objective of putting a curb on the DPRK's buildup of nuclear forces, disarming it and causing economic suffocation to it".
Jack Sava , director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital Center , said in a briefing on the congressman's condition. Sava declined to put a timeline on when that would happen or when Scalise, 51, would be able to leave the hospital.
Amid ongoing diplomatic crisis in the Middle East, the United States has sealed the deal to sell Qatar $12 billion worth of F-15 fighter jets. The US vessels - the USS Chinook and the US coastguard cutter Baranof - docked in Hamad Port, south of Doha , according to the US 5th Fleet based in neighboring Bahrain - one of the countries to have frozen ties with Qatar .
But, the weather has been kind to both India and Pakistan so far. Around Rs 2,000 crore is being bet on this high-voltage clash, according to a report in "The Times of India " today (June 17). During an interview to a Pakistan news channel, the former opener has said that the team should not be flying too high, because if they're in the final, it's because "they were supposed to".
He added: "I decided along with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , our great generals and military people, the time had come to call on Qatar to end its funding". During a phone call with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, President Trump stressed the "importance of maintaining unity among Arab countries", according to the White House.
The Navy said one injured U.S. sailor would be evacuated by a Japanese coast guard helicopter. The Navy said a Japanese coast guard helicopter was helping evacuate the injured, and Japanese state broadcaster NHK showed video of an apparently injured person being lifted aboard a coast guard helicopter from the ship.