Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl died at his home in Germany's Ludwigshafen on Friday. "The maker of a united Germany and Franco-German friendship: with Helmut Kohl, we lose a great European", tweeted French President Emmanuel Macron, with an iconic picture of Kohl and Mitterrand holding hands at a memorial to the World War One battle of Verdun.
Speaking to a business conference in Poland since the Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority last Friday, he said the Tory leader should listen to other parties over Britain's European Union exit . Prompted by her poor election showing, particularly among pro-EU young people who fear losses of jobs and opportunity for Brexit , some of her most senior ministers and two former Conservative prime ministers have called for a rethink.
There are also differences over the other priority issue for Brussels - securing the rights of 3 million European Union citizens living in Britain - but diplomats see those as less problematic. Formal negotiations between Mr Barnier and British Brexit minister David Davis had been due to start next week but that timetable has been thrown into doubt by Ms May's catastrophic loss of a majority in last Thursday's election .
Two London Tube lines are partly suspended into a second day amid safety concerns at Grenfell Tower . He told reporters on Saturday: "The current number of fatalities is at least 30". Community groups have said warnings about poor fire safety have been ignored, and in the aftermath of the disaster, officials have failed to take care of those affected, they said.
A number of people stormed the building as anger spilled over at the perceived lack of response from the local authority. Meanwhile, firefighters continue their search at the site of the fire in north Kensington, where a 24-storey residential block was burnt to the core within minutes early on Wednesday.
The 51-year-old Republican congressman from Louisiana underwent another surgery on Saturday, the hospital treating him said, which was at least his third operation since being transported to the facility. Sava said that after being released from the hospital, Scalise "will require a period of healing and rehabilitation". Congressional staffer Zack Barth was shot in the left calf .
After Trump fired FBI Director James Comey on May 9, Rosenstein appointed Mueller as a special counsel to oversee the FBI investigations into Russia's attempts to interfere with the 2016 election, and any signs of collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow.
Aircraft and vessels have been looking for the missing personnel since the two ships crashed in the pre-dawn hours Saturday. A later statement clarified that the sailors' bodies had been found. Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, the commander of the Navy's 7th Fleet, described the damage and flooding as extensive, including a big puncture under the waterline.
Dr. Jack Sava, director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital, said Friday that House Majority Leader Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, but is expected to recover. "Congressman Steve Scalise sustained a single rifle shot to the left hip". Scalise has remained under sedation, although doctors have lightened the medication at times so that the congressman can communicate with relatives.
In an interview with PBS Newshour , he said: "I think he is considering, perhaps, terminating the special counsel". Justice Department regulations show the President does not have direct power to sack a special counsel, but the Attorney-General does, meaning Mr Trump could simply order acting Attorney-General Rod Rosenstein to sack Mr Mueller instead.
Eight hours later, after a busy day meeting with governors and witnessing the formal investiture of his pick for the Supreme Court, Trump returned to the topic again in a pair of tweets suggesting that Hillary Clinton , his Democratic opponent in the election, should be under investigation instead of him.
Cundy added that the death toll could rise. LONDON (AP) - A solemn Queen Elizabeth II marked a minute of silence Saturday for victims of the London high-rise inferno that killed at least 30 people as exhausted firefighters continued their grim search for more bodies.
Yousef Al-Mahmoud, the Palestinian government spokesperson said in a press release that the agreement was signed in a rare meeting between Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah and the Israeli minister of finance Moshe Kahlon in Ramallah.
Dozens of suspected "agents" of the Islamic State group were arrested following the deadly attacks in Tehran , Iran's intelligence ministry and a website close to the judiciary said Friday. President Donald Trump - are hardening their stance against Shi'ite-ruled Iran. While ISIS claimed responsibility, Iranian officials have also suggested Saudi Arabia may have played a role - and Iran's foreign minister called the official US response "repugnant", after President Trump ended his ...
The queen has expressed her sympathies to families of victims of the blaze that ripped through the 24-story building, killing at least 30. It is understood around 70 people are thought to be missing. On Friday, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William visited the Westway Sports Centre in London , which has served as an emergency rescue center for victims of the nearby Grenfell Tower fire.
Mr. Rosenstein later appointed Robert Mueller to lead the investigation into ties between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation, which the president has repeatedly labeled a "witch hunt". Trump's latest tweets suggested that the raging conflict within the American ruling class-spawned by differences over foreign policy, in relation to the Syrian war but more generally involving US-Russian relations-could be reaching a new point of explosion.
Anger has focused over the cladding used to cover its surface. He added that the images of the 24-storey building being devastated by the blaze "should be forever seared into our nation's collective memory". Extra fire safety checks were immediately organised across local authorities, including Camden, Newham, Croydon and Redbridge. Alhajali, who lived on the 14th floor, was a civil engineering student at West London University.
The White House saying Ruddy never spoke directly with the President about Mueller . Rosenstein said , "This may well be within the scope of the Special Counsel's investigation so I'm limited in what I can say about it", referring to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russia's possible ties to the Trump campaign and their effect on November's election.
President Trump is so out of touch with reality that he thinks he can threaten special counsel Robert Mueller into clearing him on the Russian Federation scandal. "I don't think donations are disqualifying at all, but if you represented the Clinton Foundation or Mrs. Clinton herself, that would be a bit disturbing", Graham said.
As Britain entered a sixth day of political turmoil, Mrs May's team continued talks with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) to secure their support after the Prime Minister failed to win a majority in last Thursday's election.
Authorities used a Taser to take Brinkman into custody , Brunswick police Lt. Robert Safran told local TV station WJW . When police arrived a woman was seen emerging from the house. George Brinkman , Jr. was charged Wednesday with three counts of aggravated murder, three counts of kidnapping and one count of tampering with evidence by the North Royalton Police Department.
Senior officials last night confirmed that preparations are in place for a visit, though Ms Foster remains in London at the moment for talks with the British prime minister Theresa May about an agreement to support a new Conservative government at Westminster.
However, DUP sources told the Guardian on Friday that the party wanted a "more compassionate approach to austerity" in any deal. May's government has said its Brexit plans remain the same, and her Brexit minister David Davis will be pressing for close economic ties but a clear break with the bloc to be able to control immigration and restore sovereignty over British laws.
Police do not expect to find any survivors inside the 24-storey concrete tower, which contained 120 apartments. Police said on Saturday that at least 58 people had been confirmed or were assumed to have died in this week's blaze at the Grenfell Tower block.
Thursday night's annual Congressional Ball Game drew record crowds and, despite an 11-2 rout by Democrats over Republicans, the GOP team took home the trophy as lawmakers dedicated the game to Scalise. Mr Scalise was shot as he fielded at second base during practice for an annual Republicans-Democrats baseball game . Steve Scalise , the majority whip of the House of Representatives, was among them.
The wife of wounded GOP congressman Steve Scalise says she is thankful for all the prayers and warm wishes her family has received since her husband was shot at a baseball practice. Hodgkinson had a history of posting angry messages against Mr Trump and other Republicans on social media. Sava said that after being released from the hospital, Scalise would "require a period of healing and rehabilitation".
I am the chief minister of the hills. The police forces have been kept on high alert after yesterday's violence and arson. The GJM on Saturday ruled out any discussion with West Bengal government but said it is "comfortable" in holding talks with the BJP-led government at the Centre.
Turnout could fall to a record low, in a sign of voter fatigue after seven months of roller-coaster campaigning and voting, and of disillusionment with politics that could complicate Macron's reform drive. There had been considerable concerns that the Front National could present a significant threat to Macron even after his clear victory in the second round of the presidential election.
Fifty-eight people are confirmed missing, suspected dead, in the fire at the Grenfell Tower , with that number expected to rise. Those 58 people are missing and presumed dead in the fire, he said. Fire safety experts believe that cladding put on the building's exterior during a renovation a year ago was less fire retardant, which may have fueled the blaze.
The alleged gunman, James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, died shortly after the incident following a shoot out with police. Donations were raised for the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington , Washington Literacy Center, the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation and, in support of Wednesday's shooting, the Capitol Police Memorial Fund.
The local police are looking for every aspects of the matter and investigation is underway. One of the youth had his face covered using a handkerchief. DMK Working President and Tamil Nadu Opposition Leader M K Stalin strongly condemned the attack on the Left party's office. "Opposing views should be countered by tolerance and opinions towards constructive politics", he said.
They have won 12 of 15 meetings in ICC competitions, including a 124-run victory to start this year's tournament. India posted an impressive 319/3, before rain shortened the match and Pakistan were set a revised target of 289 to win in 41 overs.
Trump was Rodman's boss when he appeared on the " Celebrity Apprentice " reality TV show. The North is now holding three other U.S. citizens. Rodman visited important regime monuments, coached a women's basketball team, and presented gifts to his host, the sports minister, to pass on to leader Kim Jong Un , who Rodman met on previous visits in 2013 and 2014.
The violence comes just seven days after an Afghan soldier turned his weapon on his USA counterparts in another region of Afghanistan , killing three soldiers and wounding another. So far this year, six US troops have been killed by hostile fire in Afghanistan . The attackers were disguised in Afghan army uniforms. In that case Mujahid claimed that the shooter was a Taliban loyalist who infiltrated the army specifically to seek out opportunities to attack foreign soldiers.
Golden State Warriors fans are waking up early to secure a spot along the team's parade route in Oakland , California. One media person called him "whiny and arrogant", a description that seems ludicrous to anyone who has dealt with Curry - media member, teammate, kid with cancer, employee at Oracle , random person on the street.