Of the 58, he said 30 were confirmed dead. Queen Elizabeth II is doing what she can to comfort the survivors of the Grenfell Tower disaster. Messages on a wall for the victims and in support for those affected by the massive fire in Grenfell Tower, in London , Thursday, June 15, 2017 .
A massive fire raced through the 24-story high-rise apartment building in west Lo. The first victim named was 23-year-old Syrian refugee Mohammed Alhajali, even as whole families remain missing after the fire early on Wednesday. She told Sky News there were still "unknown numbers" of people inside, and specialist search units as well as sniffer dogs will work to locate bodies.
You may recall the hilarious (yet wildly embarrassing) viral moment where the Queen told Prince William to stand up after he spent more time bent down talking to Prince George than she would have liked. Kate held Princess Charlotte while Prince George looked up from below. The day began on a somber note when Elizabeth and Philip observed a minute of silence in honor of the victims of the horrific London apartment tower fire.
National media in London reported extensively Friday that it would have cost just 5,000 pounds (6,400 US dollars) extra for a cladding material with better fire protection qualities. "Based on what we know there is nothing to suggest that the fire was started deliberately ", Cundy said. Councillor Nicholas Paget-Brown also said there had not been a "collective view" among residents in favour of installing sprinklers during the renovations.
After concluding Saudi Arabia tour, the premier would leave for London where his medical check up is scheduled in the backdrop of his open heart surgery performed a year ago. Apart from Mr. Nawaz, the JIT has questioned his sons -- Hussain and Hasan -- last month over the family's alleged improper business dealings. Mr.
Kushner, Donald Trump's son-in-law and one of his favored advisers, as well as other business associates close to the president and his campaign are being looked into by Mueller, anonymous sources told the newspaper. Nice", he wrote . "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people! The Washington Post reported Wednesday that the investigators were looking into possible obstruction of justice.
Commercial flights and cruises between the US and Cuba are set to continue under an exemption, as US President Donald J. Trump yesterday hardened diplomatic stances between the countries . Leahy and Flake's bill, if passed, would lift the restrictions on USA tourism to Cuba , but has not yet been brought to the floor for a vote in the Senate.
The Golden State Warriors made a strong case to be called one of the best teams in National Basketball Association history after a near-perfect run through the playoffs resulted in their second title in three years. "But like I said, we'll all figure something out". We haven't even talked [about] it. That's a long way away. While the whole world is talking about the ring and the Warriors second title, we will mention the person who is responsible for it.
When asked about resumption of public transport, the SP said a meeting with bus operators will be held on Sunday in which they will be asked to restore their services. Such cases will be investigated thoroughly, and guilty parties will be punished. "Radha Mohan Singh has no moral right to remain in-charge of agriculture ministry after the killing of farmers in BJP ruled Madhya Pradesh ", said Maharathy before he was taken into custody.
The morning after visiting Scalise in the hospital, Trump said the congressman's challenges are "more difficult" than first thought. Earlier Thursday, President Donald Trump commented on the congressman's condition, saying Scalise was "in some trouble" but that he hoped the congressman would be OK.
Accusations of possible obstruction by Trump were first raised last month when the president abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey while that agency was investigating the possibility of ties between Russian Federation and Trump's campaign, according to The Associated Press .
The U.S. Geological Survey says the small quake occurred at about 8:55 p.m. with a depth of 51 kilometers. Specifically, The Associated Press is reporting that a swarm of earthquakes struck the northwestern portion of the park, northeast of West Yellowstone, Montana.
The outlandish claim, which will alarm Donald Trump's administration, was made as thousands of Iranians attended a funeral ceremony for the victims. Iran has arrested nearly 50 people in connection with a twin attack on Tehran that killed 17 people last week, officials said, as security forces stepped up efforts to crack down on suspected militants.
May, in the process of forming a government after the meager victory of the Conservatives last June 8, recalled that the decision to leave the European Union is "taken". He wouldn't be drawn on whether he supported Britain's continued membership in the single market and said May's minority government will negotiate in a "pragmatic" manner, striving for a solution that works for both sides.
Arlene Foster , leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party , said she wanted "a sensible Brexit " that "works for everybody" after talks in Dublin with new Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar . Ms Foster dismissed suggestions her deal with the Tories threatened the peace process. "The issues that have to be dealt with have been talked about now for quite a period of time", she said.
Scalise was rushed to MedStar Washington Hospital Center and was immediately taken into surgery. The congressman's vital signs have stabilized and his internal bleeding is under control, according to the doctor, who said Scalise's physicians were "encouraged" by his progress but remained cautious.
If the president saw rolling back the Obama administration's Cuba policies as a campaign promise kept, Rep. Tom Emmer, R-Minn., saw it as another campaign promise broken - and as a threat to national security. The lengthy statement goes on to strike a conciliatory tone, saying Cuba wants to continue negotiations with the US on a variety of subjects. "We now hold the cards", Trump said.
Steve Scalise , the third-ranking House Republican shot Wednesday on a suburban Washington baseball field, remains in critical condition but has a chance for an "excellent recovery", the chief trauma doctor at a Washington hospital said Friday.
Mr Mueller's appointment was initially praised by both Republicans and Democrats, but some influential conservatives have intensified their attacks, openly defending his dismissal. Representative Don Beyer of Virginia tweeted , " Donald Trump can't fire his way out of this". Then again, Mr Comey's sacking was equally unexpected and Mr Trump's unconvincing explanations afterward about why he was sacked suggest anything is possible.
The crowd started clapping and chanting United States of America after the first pitch was thrown by injured Capitol Police Officer David Bailey , one of the two officers on the congressman's security detail who've been credited with saving his life and potentially many others.
On the quaint and narrow streets of old San Juan people were divided over the three options they will face on Sunday's ballot: becoming a US state; remaining a territory; or becoming an independent nation, with or without some continuing political association with the United States.
A judge can consider Gianforte's apology to Jacobs, as well as his donation to the Committee to Protect Journalists, when considering sentencing, Gross said . Gianforte, a tech millionaire, will pay his fine today, his attorneys said. While it doesn't erase what he did, Congressman-elect Greg Gianforte's apology to the reporter he assaulted on the eve of his election was impressive.
Asked if she had misread the public anger, she replied: "What I have done since this incident took place is, first of all, yesterday ensure that the public services had the support they need in order to be able to do the job they were doing in the immediate aftermath".
Bangladesh allrounder Shakib Al Hasan said there batsmen "some silly shots" after they were thrashed by India in the semi-final of the Champions Trophy on Thursday. "It is bigger than the Ashes - and expectation is high from both nations, insane about cricket". India, on the other side have looked a balanced side with both their batting and bowling departments having managed to click throughout the tournament.
Putin chose to answer 73 questions among the 1.9 million questions he received at the 15th nationally televised "Direct Line" questions-and-answers session. "The US partners are aware of this, I told [former US State Secretary John] Kerry and [former US President Barack] Obama". But they would not voice their concerns openly, fearing to "spoil relations" with Washington.
Sixteen of them were tried in absentia. However, Barakat's driver, Nasser Rifaat, who was slightly injured in the attack, told investigators soon after that the prosecutor died after being hit by a auto in the aftermath of the explosion.
It is expected that the incident will become one of the deadliest peace-time disasters in British history. Mohammed Al Haj Ali, 25, was confirmed as the first victim. Commander Stuart Cundy said:"A priority of each and every one of us involved in the ongoing operation at Grenfell Towers is to recover and identify all the victims".
Trump's tweets Friday were especially remarkable considering the context that Trump was repeatedly asking Comey and other investigators to go on the record to say he wasn't under investigation . Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), who said she's anxious that the President will try to fire both Mueller and Rosenstein . Hans Nichols of MSNBC , reporting from the White House, said the tweet is remarkable for two reasons.
Last week, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar and blocked direct flights with the country. "(The U.S.) should be the leader trying to break this blockade and not sitting and watching what's going on and putting fuel on (the) fire", he said.
ACM has also been implicated in a high-rise fire in Melbourne's Docklands in 2014, and cladding rules have been tightened after apartment fires in Dubai. Friday, some heckled May and chanted "coward" as she made her address at London's St. "Something's gone wrong here, something's gone drastically wrong", Communities and Local Government Minister Sajid Javid told BBC radio.
Steve Scalise before he was killed by police who had been guarding the congressman. "ONE FAMILY", proclaimed a sign in the crowd. The doctors said that while Scalise remains in critical condition , they "are encouraged by improvement in his condition".
In congressional testimony last week, Comey said Trump had told him he hoped the FBI could let go of the investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn . Accusations of obstruction arose last month when Trump fired FBI Director James Comey . But Rosenstein is not supposed to be involved in the day-to-day operations, and he testified at a Senate hearing earlier this week that he had not spoken with Mueller since he appointed him as special counsel on May 17.
Wednesday, surprising many people as they slept. According to media reports , the cladding had a plastic core and was similar to that used by high-rise buildings in France, the United Arab Emirates and Australia, which had also suffered fires that spread.
A massive fire raced through the 24-story high-rise apartment buildi. Music mogul Simon Cowell has admitted that the fire at London's Grenfell Tower , which is less than a mile from his home, "sent chills through him" and has prompted him to make a charity record with all proceeds going to those affected by the horror blaze.
Jack Salva, with MedStar Hospital Washington Center, said during a news conference Friday. "It's my job to be pessimistic, I feel a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic than I did two or three days ago". The shooter was identified as James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party ".