• With Trump Nod, Rosenworcel Could Head Back to FCC
With Trump Nod, Rosenworcel Could Head Back to FCC

But no party can have more than a one-vote majority, so Trump has to nominate a Democrat and a Republican to fill the empty seats. With her departure and the resignation of FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler just before Inauguration Day, the agency flipped from a 3-2 majority in favor of Democrats to a 2-1 majority in favor of Republicans.

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  • 6 killed, 74 injured as huge fire engulfs residential tower in London
6 killed, 74 injured as huge fire engulfs residential tower in London

A woman showed up in tears looking for her sister, who lived in the 24-story building that caught fire. "I have lived here nearly 21 years and I have never seen anything like this, at first I thought it was terrorism, we were just panicking".

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  • Inmates Kill 2 Prison Bus Guards And Escape, Georgia Sheriff Says
Inmates Kill 2 Prison Bus Guards And Escape, Georgia Sheriff Says

Police are searching for two inmates who escaped after shooting two prison guards dead while being transported in a bus on Tuesday morning in Putnam County in the southern USA state of Georgia. 'I have their blood on my shoes '. "Finally, I urge all those in the surrounding areas to be vigilant and cautious while the killers remain at large...

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  • House Majority Whip, others shot at congressional baseball practice
House Majority Whip, others shot at congressional baseball practice

Two police officers engaged and returned gunfire while on the scene. Police also said that the suspect is in custody and there is no threat. The annual charity event brings Republicans and Democrats together at the Nationals baseball stadium in Washington , D.C.

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  • 24-Story London Tower Erupts in Flames as Residents Scream for Help
24-Story London Tower Erupts in Flames as Residents Scream for Help

Michael Paramasivan, a Grenfell Tower resident who was on the seventh floor, told NBC News the scene in the stairwell during evacuation was as "absolute horror story". local time (0016 UTC). "The amount of kit this job has absorbed from the London Fire Brigade is unbelievable, it's like a war zone there". She said firefighters had onl...

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  • Rand: Without Scalise's Security Detail, It Would Have Been 'Massacre'
Rand: Without Scalise's Security Detail, It Would Have Been 'Massacre'

Scalise, as a member of the congressional leadership, has a round-the-clock security detail. Witnesses also say Capitol Police shot the suspect. ABC News and other outlets reported two members of the Capitol Police Department were hit and one of them was able to return fire.

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  • Dennis Rodman Says He's On 'Mission' In New Visit To North Korea
Dennis Rodman Says He's On 'Mission' In New Visit To North Korea

Rodman said the issue of several Americans currently detained by North Korea is "not my objective right now". Yun then met last week with the North Korean ambassador at the U.N.in NY, where Yun learned about Warmbier's condition. Representatives for Rodman did not immediately respond to requests for comment. "I'll discuss when I return", Rodman ...

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  • Ovation for Jeremy Corbyn as he returns to House of Commons
Ovation for Jeremy Corbyn as he returns to House of Commons

Luckily for the Labour leader Ms Thornberry has laughed off the mishap when asked about it on television. Speaking on the Today programme, former interim Labour leader Harriet Harman said Corbyn "has shown us he can lead us forward" after previously expecting him to send the party "into the abyss".

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  • London fire could delay deal between UK PM May's Conservatives and DUP
London fire could delay deal between UK PM May's Conservatives and DUP

The BBC reported DUP sources who said the talks were going well but it was thought "inappropriate" to make an announcement while events were unfolding at the Grenfell Tower in west London, where at least six have died. May is under pressure to take on a more cross-party approach to Brexit talks. Environment Secretary Michael Gove declined to deny...

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  • Adams: Sinn Fein backs powersharing as strategic way to united Ireland
Adams: Sinn Fein backs powersharing as strategic way to united Ireland

Highlighting the contrasting views on the issue in Northern Ireland , a nearby street preacher read passages from the Bible and denounced homosexuality as a sin as the LGBT campaigners made their announcement outside the landmark building.

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  • Jeff Sessions: I Did Not Recuse Myself From Defending My Honor
Jeff Sessions: I Did Not Recuse Myself From Defending My Honor

Testifying at a Senate hearing, Sessions said it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest that he participated in or was aware of any collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. The Justice Department has responded, citing the need to follow "appropriate policies regarding contacts with the White House ". Sess...

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  • London fire: Blaze engulfs apartment block in West London
London fire: Blaze engulfs apartment block in West London

Commissioner Dany Cotton calls the fire an "unprecedented incident" and says she has never seen anything on this scale in her 29-year career. "As I was going down the stairs, there were firefighters, truly wonderful firefighters that were actually going upstairs, to the fire , trying to get as many people out the building as possible", he told...

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  • 6 killed, 74 injured in massive London high-rise blaze
6 killed, 74 injured in massive London high-rise blaze

Other witnesses said they saw residents holding their children out of windows. One woman lost two of her six children as she tried to escape from the block, one witness said. He said there was heavy smoke in the hallway and he couldn't find the stairs. The Grenfell Action Group, a community organization formed to oppose a nearby redevelopment p...

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  • Suspect in shooting of congressman in Virginia identified
Suspect in shooting of congressman in Virginia identified

Hodgkinson was eventually subdued by Capitol Police officers who were accompanying Scalise and was brought to a hospital for treatment. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), an aide to Rep. EST. The Post also talked to an acquaintance of Hodgkinson. He tells them that they went to Iowa to campaign for Senator Bernie Sanders's presiden...

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  • House Majority White shot at congressional baseball practice
House Majority White shot at congressional baseball practice

The statement says, "The incident involved a member of Congress and USCP personnel". Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona said he believes the shooter was shot. Initial reports said that as many as 50 shots had been fired, but Flake said, "50 would be an understatement". Woodruff said he ducked into a garage and called 911.

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  • Ambulance service says 74 in hospital after London tower block fire
Ambulance service says 74 in hospital after London tower block fire

The woman wrapped the baby in a blanket before dropping it, she said . The Metropolitan Police confirmed an evacuation attempt is still underway and a number of people are being treated for a range of injuries. The London Fire Brigade said the cause of the fire is still unknown. " 'We've complained to council, ' said Edward Daffarn, 55, ...

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  • Sessions' Testimony in 7 Minutes
Sessions' Testimony in 7 Minutes

Sessions was sworn in February 9 but did not actually step away from the investigation until March 2, the day after The Washington Post reported on his two previously undisclosed Kislyak meetings. Spicer declined to say then that Sessions enjoyed Trump's confidence, though spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders said later in the week that the p...

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  • MP CM gives Rs 1 crore to dead farmer's family
MP CM gives Rs 1 crore to dead farmer's family

The protests that began on June 1 with demands of farm loan waiver and minimum support price (MSP) for their crops. Out of seven farmers who died in Mandsaur , 5 farmers belonged to the Patidar community. "The Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister ended his fast claiming that peace has returned to the region". "Shivraj Singh Chouhan had said he would ...

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  • UAE says
UAE says "no military component" to actions against Qatar

Ambassador to #Qatar". The three Arab Gulf countries also ordered Qatari nationals to leave within 14 days, while Saudi, UAE and Bahraini citizens were also given the same timeframe to leave Qatar. The airspace closure was to protect the country and its citizens from anything it sees as a threat and as a precautionary measure, Saudi Arabia's Ge...

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  • Brexit talks facing slight delay, David Davis reveals
Brexit talks facing slight delay, David Davis reveals

Now that it has chose to jump ship, it seems it can't get its act together to actually leave. Talk in Britain that a different ruling coalition could seek a "softer" Brexit than May has proposed, possibly seeking to remain in the single market, is also problematic for the EU.

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  • Five key takeaways from Jeff Sessions' testimony
Five key takeaways from Jeff Sessions' testimony

He was involved in Comey's firing because he oversees the FBI , Sessions said , adding, "to suggest that a recusal from a single specific investigation" would render him unable to manage the leadership of the FBI would be "absurd". But he said Tuesday he anticipated the conflict of interest and effectively recused himself on his first day on ...

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  • Sony fires at Xbox with arsenal of big PS4 games
Sony fires at Xbox with arsenal of big PS4 games

There's a new Spider-Man game that's being developed by Insomniac Games. This standalone spin-off game is looking just as awesome as any of the main titles in the series. We got to see actual gameplay footage of Spider-Man beating up a bunch of thugs at the top of a building. The developer stated that it would deliver on the "fantasy" of the op...

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  • Talks on DUP support for minority UK govt, to continue
Talks on DUP support for minority UK govt, to continue

The prime minister's most prominent potential rival, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, sought to quash any suggestion that she would be ousted imminently. Labour has also gained 35,000 new members since the General Election , he added. Her gamble failed spectacularly. The disastrous result also prompted calls - from within her own party - for ...

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  • Sessions vigorously denies improper Russia contacts
Sessions vigorously denies improper Russia contacts

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is a star player in two key controversies about the Trump administration: the investigation into Donald Trump campaign's connections with Russian Federation and whether the president improperly interfered in an FBI investigation.

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  • DUP and Conservatives hold talks
DUP and Conservatives hold talks

The talks revolve around support from the DUP on a vote-by-vote basis in parliament, rather than a formal coalition government . Although May has said the DUP would have no power to veto key policies, Foster said she would strike a deal with the Conservatives as it is in the " national interest ".

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  • Mitrovic denies Wales again
Mitrovic denies Wales again

The bad news for Wales it that Joe Allen will miss the Austria match through suspension after picking up a yellow card against Serbia . Up next for the Republic is Georgia away on September 2, then they host Serbia three days later.

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  • Staggering loss of civilian life in Raqqa
Staggering loss of civilian life in Raqqa

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a group of militias backed by a US -led coalition, holds Tabqa, northeast of the advances the army was reported to have made on Tuesday. Since then, they have seized one neighbourhood in western Raqqa and another in the east, where they are now battling to secure control of Al Senaa district that leads to the...

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  • Trump says Comey's 'leaks' are more prevalent
Trump says Comey's 'leaks' are more prevalent

Trump's last statement , that there would have been nothing wrong if he had told Comey to drop the investigation, is the reason that none of this may matter in terms of the ongoing investigation. During a White House briefing, the President's press secretary, Sean Spicer, refused to confirm whether Mr Trump is in possession of such tapes. ...

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  • Talks between UK PM May's Conservatives and N.Ireland's DUP restart
Talks between UK PM May's Conservatives and N.Ireland's DUP restart

Shadow business secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey raised concerns over the prospect of a "very unsafe deal" between the DUP and the Tory Party, saying Labour was "ready and waiting to form a minority government". Prime Minister Theresa May says that it is "business as usual". In her speech, May praised not just Kenneth Clarke as the longest-serving...

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  • Firefighters battling massive fire in London high-rise
Firefighters battling massive fire in London high-rise

Around 250 firefighters are still on the scene tackling the burning block and a structural engineer is on the site to ensure the building is structurally sound. The building was refurbished recently at a cost of £8.6 million, with work completed in May previous year. Some tenants have complained about the upkeep of the tower in the past, specific...

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  • Trump '100 Percent' Willing to Testify Under Oath
Trump '100 Percent' Willing to Testify Under Oath

Comey said he told Trump in multiple conversations that he was not being personally investigated and said the president implored him to make that public. But he indicated the tapes might not exist, telling reporters, "you will be very disappointed when you hear the answer". He also said that would be "100%" willing to be questioned under oath.

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  • AG Jeff Sessions Issues Fiery Denial of Russia 'Collusion' During Senate Testimony
AG Jeff Sessions Issues Fiery Denial of Russia 'Collusion' During Senate Testimony

Sessions also said he does not remember any other meetings with Russian officials, except those two, during the 2016 presidential campaign. "It did not violate my recusal", Sessions told the Senate panel. Comey expressed concern about proper communications protocol, " said Sessions . Sessions originally said that he disaffiliated ...

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  • Jeff Sessions furiously denies Russian collusion as a 'detestable and appalling lie'
Jeff Sessions furiously denies Russian collusion as a 'detestable and appalling lie'

Sessions said he agreed with firing Comey , and said he thought that before deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein recommended he be fired. Both Trump and Russian Federation have denied allegations of interference and collusion .

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  • Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson urges soft Brexit
Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson urges soft Brexit

Of course, as a Scottish politician, hoping one day to lead a nation which voted by a majority to Remain, Davidson's status as an unwavering "inner" is necessary. That May was effectively saved by Scottish Tory MPs is pretty remarkable. She is also expected to ask the United Kingdom government to fund the Borderlands initiative, a cross-border ...

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  • Ambulances sent to London fire scene
Ambulances sent to London fire scene

Another witness, Samira, told BBC News: "I think the speed of the fire was the most shocking thing for everyone, how quick it literally went from zero to 100". London Mayor Sadiq Khan said a "major incident" had been declared and questions will need to be answered over the safety of tower blocks. She claimed she had seen "a lot of people j...

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