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Probes launched amid grim search for London fire victims

Demands have been made for the "killers" behind the deadly inferno at Grenfell Tower to face justice. The Metropolitan Police have preliminarily identified six victims of the fire, Cmdr. The management company acknowledged residents' concerns in a statement: "It is too early to speculate what caused the fire and contributed to its spread". Read More »

Special counsel investing Trump for possible obstruction of justice

What did the Russians do with - and did they do it with any Americans? Comey testified in a Senate hearing last week that he believed he was sacked "because of the Russian Federation investigation". Sessions argued that in the context of that hearing, "my answer was a fair and correct response to the charge as I understood it". "I don't think he's partisan". Read More »

Virginia shooter posted anti-Trump content on Facebook


Sue Hodgkinson said she was married to James Hodgkinson for almost 30 years, but they have not been together since March, when he moved to Washington , D.C. "Today's attack on members of Congress was cowardly and inexcusable, and threats and statements that appeared afterwards on social media are inflammatory and counterproductive", said Rep. Read More »

Trump says Scalise condition 'difficult'

A statement from the MedStar Washington Hospital Center where Scalise is being treated said the conservative Republican arrived at the facility in "shock" after suffering injury to his internal organs from the shooting . The baseball tradition is said to have forged a friendship between Richmond and fellow Louisiana Rep. Scalise. Matt Mika Mika, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods, was helping with practice when he was shot. Read More »

Theresa May orders public inquiry into Grenfell Tower blaze 'tragedy'

Many Grenfell Tower residents are facing a second night in temporary accommodation. She said the building's structure was stable enough for fire crews to scale inside, searching for survivors. Hundreds of firefighters and dozens of fire engines had rushed to the fire in the early hours of Wednesday morning, battling the blaze into Thursday as the building still smouldered. Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise and others shot at congressional baseball practice


President Donald Trump paid a visit to injured Steve Scalise in the Washington hospital this week, where the Congressman remains in critical condition , RadarOnline.com has learned. Democrats bounced back from a loss previous year, when the game was played the night after they held an all-night session on the House floor to protest Republican inaction on gun legislation. Read More »

Bernie Sanders says he is 'sickened by this despicable act'


Hodgkinson is originally from Belleville , Illinois - 800 miles from where the 66-year-old opened fire on Republican members of Congress at a Virginia baseball field. She said she hasn't been with her husband since March, when he moved to the Washington D.C. area. Sue Hodgkinson, who works at a tax firm, said she and James didn't see much of each other from January to March because of her job. Read More »

Victims recovering after shooting during Congressional baseball practice


Vice President Mike Pence, speaking in Miami Thursday afternoon, offered prayers for Scalise and praised Capitol Police who engaged the suspect. Meanwhile, White House officials Kellyanne Conway, Ivanka Trump and secretaries Rick Perry and Elaine Chao - among others - all met with both dugouts before the play began. Read More »

(UPDATE) India to play Pakistan in Champions Trophy final

But Kohli's respect for the way Pakistan had hauled themselves off the canvas was evident. The captain was not anxious that India's middle order was not getting enough opportunities to have a go. In a space of few overs, Jadhav was back in thick of things, this time getting Rahim to drive uppishly that went straight to Kohli at mid-wicket. Read More »

Will Trump sack Mueller? His Florida friend says he's considering that


For many, the prospect of Mueller's firing immediately brought to mind the 1973 dismissal of special prosecutor Archibald Cox during the Watergate scandal. That hasn't been published, but it's true. According to the Washington Post , the decision by the special counsel to investigate Trump marks a major milestone in the FBI investigation that has lasted nearly a year now. Read More »

Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice, Washington Post reports

For Sandra Younger, a 50-year-old from San Diego, Comey's exit reinforced her suspicion "something fishy" was going on with the president and Russian Federation. Rosenstein would probably refuse. The meeting comes a day after lawmakers questioned Justice Department officials about the probe and Mueller's independence, and after a friend of Trump said the White House was considering firing Mueller . Read More »

Blimp crashes at US Open in Erin Hills, Wisconsin

A blimp crashes during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament on Thursday near Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. In total, McIlroy hit just 5 of 14 fairways (tied for 155th, dead last) and made only half his greens in regulation (tied for 135th). Read More »

Britain plunged into greater uncertainty by election result


Corbyn said that he still could become the United Kingdom prime minister following snap general election where the Conservative party lost parliamentary majority. If she is to succeed in delivering the end of Britain's European Union membership which 52 percent of the British public demanded past year, she must find a way to recapture the full support of her party because she will need their votes to pass legislation preparing for and ultimately enacting the departure. Read More »

Trump blasts Mueller probe report

Rosenstein told the Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday that Mueller would have "the full degree of independence that he needs to conduct that investigation appropriately" and that he would not follow an order to fire the special counsel "unless I believe those are lawful and appropriate orders". Read More »

Special counsel Mueller is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice charges

Sen. Sessions also, however, confirmed that Comey appeared to be concerned about being asked to do something improper after a meeting with President Trump on April 14. Mark Warner of Virginia, the panel's top Democrat , didn't provide any other details regarding the meeting. Two female senators from two different parties and two different states on opposite sides of the country questioned why Trump fired Comey. Read More »

US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions

The sanctions were meant to be a punishment for Russia's meddling in Ukraine as well as pushback to the Moscow government's attempts to interfere in the US election a year ago, lawmakers said . "Obviously this is a very strong piece of legislation and it is forward in its policy, but yes, if progress is made they have the ability to do what they need to do". Read More »

Senate backs legislation to slap new sanctions on Russia

But it's important, he stressed, that President Donald Trump have the flexibility "to turn the heat up" on Russian Federation if necessary. The president's team pushed back Wednesday against the legislation, with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warning lawmakers against passing anything that might tie the administration's hands. Read More »

New Kirby game announced for Switch

A brand new Pokemon game and that too on the Switch is an exciting proposition. The trailer showed everything you'd expect from an RPG, some flashy battles, and some hearty melodrama. Perhaps Nintendo's biggest Super Mario Odyssey announcement though, was a sooner than expected release date of October 27 2017 . The trailer showed Mario with a new-found power that will help gamers in their progression. Read More »

Gunman who shot congressman had history of anti-GOP activity


But I'm not going to hold my breath waiting for left-wing reporters to act like responsible journalists. Police were called by Hodgkinson's neighbor, who said Hodgkinson kicked her dog while it was sleeping in roadway. As CBS News reports , Hodgkinson was carrying an M-4 assault rifle and a handgun at the time of the Alexandria, Va. shooting . Hodgkinson rarely joined in the political discussions often set off by the television in the room and never showed any signs that he was troubled, ... Read More »

Seeking Normalcy, Congress Heads Back to Work Day After Shooting


House gaveled back into session a day after the shooting of Scalise and others at a baseball field . Before a single shot was sacked Wednesday, an increasingly tense political climate was already testing the nerve of lawmakers. Lawmakers used their hands and their belts to try to slow the bleeding of their fallen friends. Brooks said that the gun that he saw was a semi-automatic. Read More »

More surgery expected for Scalise; Trump visits hospital


Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., said he will be at third base Thursday even though the gunman, identified by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as James Hodgkinson , approached him just before he opened fire, asking if the team practicing "was Democrats or Republicans". Read More »

Boris Johnson denies plot to topple tottering Theresa May

May wanted to win explicit backing for her stance on Brexit , which involves leaving the EU's single market and imposing restrictions on immigration while trying to negotiate free trade deal with the bloc. "The task is all the more complex as you will also have to rally an electorate which has sharply divergent views on the matter to support the eventual outcome". Read More »

Game on: Tragedy won't stop congressional baseball game


Barth was in good condition, according to a statement by Williams' office. The gunman who shot a top GOP congressman and several other people Wednesday at a baseball practice outside the nation's capital had a long history of lashing out at Republicans and recently frightened a neighbor by firing a rifle into a field behind his IL home. Read More »

Suspect in congress shooting made anti-Trump posts

A recent post reads: "Trump is a traitor". After learning the shooters identity, the Belleville News-Democrat reposted a number of the shooters letters, dating back to 2012, calling for major economic reform, and an incredible 55-bracket tax code. Read More »

Prime Minister To Hold Talks With NI's Five Main Parties

The DUP , Sinn Féin, the UUP, the SDLP and Alliance are to hold separate discussions with Mrs May. Gerry Adams and Michelle O'Neill, who head the party, will travel to London to discuss May's planned terms for the deal. "We continue to work with all the parties in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland in ensuring that we can continue to put in place those measures necessary to fulfil those agreements, " she said. Read More »

The iPhone might get the iPad's best iOS 11 feature

This week, multiple reports pointed out that inter-app drag and drop actually exists in iOS 11 beta for iPhone but is disabled and hidden. Apple has finally announced support for AR based apps and has opened iOS 11 to developers to create awesome, new AR content. Read More »

How to watch Thursday's Congressional baseball game


For the game, which began in 1909, members of the Senate and House of Representatives donned uniforms representing teams from their constituencies, and many topped them with hats from Louisiana State University, Scalise's alma mater, as a tribute. Read More »

Trump to Tout Apprenticeships as Way to Fill Jobs Gap

Ruddy, a close Trump ally, told PBS NewsHour on Monday that the president is weighing the option. The effort to muddy the waters surrounding the investigation is coming amid growing White House concern that the probe could detract from the president's agenda for months or years to come. Read More »

Sheriff: Pilot in blimp crash seriously burned

There was a lot of talk entering the week regarding the USGA's setup at U.S. Opens past, and the thick fescue guarding every hole at Erin Hills, but Fowler proved quickly that low scores are out there. Open. Workers unloaded the gurney off the truck and loaded it onto a waiting emergency helicopter, which then flew off to a nearby hospital. Mary Ruediger was visiting her parents who live near Erin Hills golf course when the blimp went down nearby Thursday. Read More »

London fire death toll at 17; 'miracle' if anymore survivors


A number of anxious family members have posted pictures of missing relatives on social media, pleading for information. Company director Ray Bailey said that they had used a common Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) panels which are a commonly used product in the refurbishment industry. Read More »