• Kabul Process summit kicks off amid political and security instability
Kabul Process summit kicks off amid political and security instability

As of late a year ago, the Taliban contest or control about 40 percent of the country. There are chances that the death toll could rise in next few days. Pakistan's Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz rejected the allegations, which he said were part of a "malicious agenda" to damage relations between the two countries.

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  • Gunman dead after shooting top Republican politician at baseball practice
Gunman dead after shooting top Republican politician at baseball practice

Hodgkinson , is in custody. After the shooting: Brooks and other congressmen - including Rep. Brad Wenstrup , R-Ohio, and Sen. The White House says Trump has spoken to Scalise's wife and chief of staff, as well as House Speaker Paul Ryan , Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the chief of the Capitol Police.

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  • Jeff Sessions to Face Long-awaited Senate Grilling on Russia Ties, Comey Firing
Jeff Sessions to Face Long-awaited Senate Grilling on Russia Ties, Comey Firing

Sessions noted that he in no way wanted to imply that the answer was yes, but that it is not appropriate for him to discuss Justice Department internal discussions. The Justice Department has responded , citing the need to follow "appropriate policies regarding contacts with the White House ". That pressure came only after The Post reported t...

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  • Baby thrown to safety from burning London tower block
Baby thrown to safety from burning London tower block

Six people have died and police expect the death toll to rise further after a blaze swept through the 24-storey apartment block in central London . "There was bits of building falling off all around me, I scalded my shin on a hot piece of metal that had fallen off the building", said Jodie Martin, who lives close to the building and sought to sa...

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  • PMO excludes 'Metro man' E Sreedharan from the dais — Kochi Metro launch
PMO excludes 'Metro man' E Sreedharan from the dais — Kochi Metro launch

PT Thomas said he was opposing the Centre's decision. So, giving him a seat on the dais is necessary. "This shows the arrogance of the BJP", alleged Mr Thomas, the legislator from Kochi who was allegedly edited out of the list sent to Kerala by Mr Modi's office.

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  • Jeff Flake recalls Virginia shooting of Steve Scalise at baseball game
Jeff Flake recalls Virginia shooting of Steve Scalise at baseball game

I offer my prayers to all those injured today including Congressman Steve Scalise , his staff members and the fearless members of the U.S Capitol Police and other law enforcement whose rapid response to the gunfire saved lives. Congress since January 2011, when Democratic Representative Gabby Giffords was seriously wounded in an assassination atte...

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  • Florida congressmen on GOP baseball team
Florida congressmen on GOP baseball team

He is grateful to the Capitol Police and the first first responders for their swift action and all they do to keep members of Congress, our staff members, and all visitors to the Capitol safe. "It's not easy when you see people around you being shot and you don't have a weapon yourself", Brooks said. The shooter, James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill...

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  • Abercrombie Tweeted That Pride Month Is for
Abercrombie Tweeted That Pride Month Is for "Everybody" and People are Pissed

The campaign was created by Philadelphia's Office of LGBT Affairs and local advertising agency Tierney, and the flag was revealed at Philadelphia's City Hall. Capital Pride refuses to make systematic changes that could actually give the power of Pride back to the people whose voice and experience are most crucial to the fight for our rights today...

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  • Turkey Military Delegates Arrive in Qatar to Prepare Base for Troops Deployment
Turkey Military Delegates Arrive in Qatar to Prepare Base for Troops Deployment

The list of demands also includes ending support for "terrorist organizations" and ceasing "interference" in Egyptian affairs, charges Qatar denies. It comes after the UAE and Bahrain threatened jail for anyone expressing sympathy with Qatar following the Gulf-led blockade on the country.

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  • GOP House leader Steve Scalise shot in Virginia
GOP House leader Steve Scalise shot in Virginia

The president tweeted , "Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, a true friend and patriot, was badly injured but will fully recover". Scalise, 51, is the House Majority Whip in Congress. The goal is to raise money for charity. - David Perdue (@sendavidperdue)I was present at practice, as well as a member of my staff. "It sure as hell wasn't an accid...

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  • Dems rebuff skeptics: We will keep talking about Russian Federation
Dems rebuff skeptics: We will keep talking about Russian Federation

Sessions noted that when the next day he talked to Comey, the then-FBI director seemed "uncomfortable" about his one-on-one with Trump. "Lordy, I hope there are tapes", Comey testified last week . VLADECK: So I mean I think the attorney general is basically trying to invent a new doctrine called the non-privileged privilege. Can you tell me...

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  • Highlights of Dennis Rodman's past visits to North Korea
Highlights of Dennis Rodman's past visits to North Korea

Warmbier was detained in January 2016 at the airport in Pyongyang while on his way home. After a one-hour trial in March, he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor . But the visit seemed to do more harm than good for Rodman's reputation. "Though Rodman appeared on Trump's reality show and endorsed him for president", NPR reporter Rob Schm...

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  • Merkel Sssumes UK To Stick With Its Brexit Talks Plan After Election
Merkel Sssumes UK To Stick With Its Brexit Talks Plan After Election

Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed ministers to her shaky government Sunday, as some Conservative colleagues rallied to support her - and others said her days were numbered after last week's disastrous election. "Theresa May fighting to stay in Downing St as senior Tories ponder leadership challenge", the staunchly Conservative ...

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  • Sam Smith, Questlove, Others React to London Building Fire
Sam Smith, Questlove, Others React to London Building Fire

Fire engulfed a 24-storey housing block in central London in the early hours on Wednesday, killing at least six people and injuring at least 50 others in an inferno that trapped residents as they slept. Several eyewitnesses described hearing a distressed resident from Grenfell Tower , near White City, telling neighbours his fridge had caused t...

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  • Gunman who shot congressman had history of anti-GOP activity
Gunman who shot congressman had history of anti-GOP activity

Two Facebook profiles allegedly belonging to Hodgkinson were filled with passionate and sometimes angry political posts. Speaking from Capitol Hill, Sanders say he had just learned that the shooter, identified as James T. In letters to the editor , republished by the Belleville News-Democrat, Hodgkinson repeatedly writes about income inequali...

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  • Hate crime reports increase slightly in Canada
Hate crime reports increase slightly in Canada

The agency added that, according to another one of its surveys, about two-thirds of individuals who said they had been victims of hate-motivated incidents did not report them to police. The increase in female victims of religious hate crimes is attributed to an increase in female victims for Jewish and Muslim hate crimes from 2014 to 2015, says the...

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  • Sessions denies improper collusion with Russians
Sessions denies improper collusion with Russians

Sessions' hearing marked the first time the attorney general had testified before Congress since he recused himself from the Justice Department's probe into Russian meddling in last year's election, and since the firing of FBI Director James Comey .

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  • Republican leader, Capitol officers and aide shot at congressional baseball practice
Republican leader, Capitol officers and aide shot at congressional baseball practice

Hodgkinson . The last shooting of a member of congress occurred in Tucson in 2011. The gunman was shot by U.S. Capitol police and it is not clear whether he is dead or wounded. Our hearts are with them & their loved ones. CBS News is reporting that four people were shot. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., said in an interview with CNN that Sca...

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  • West London fire, multiple casualties confirmed
West London fire, multiple casualties confirmed

More than 70 people are being treated in hospital after a huge fire at a London tower block on Wednesday, with 20 of them requiring critical care, London Ambulance Service said. KCTMO said the development would enhance the energy efficiency of the building and reduce residents' living costs. "There was smoke everywhere, people screaming and shout...

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  • 6 dead in London fire; figure expected to rise
6 dead in London fire; figure expected to rise

More than 200 firefighters and 20 ambulance crews were at the scene. An eyewitness at the Grenfell Tower fire has said that people were still screaming from the building hours after the fire began and fire engines had trouble getting to the scene.

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  • Mother of third London Bridge attacker speaks out
Mother of third London Bridge attacker speaks out

In preparation for Thursday's general election, London police said they had put in place a "specialist and highly flexible operation" ready for deployment at a moment's notice. Butt, 27, was a British citizen born in Pakistan who was known to security services, while Italian authorities said they warned the United Kingdom that 22-year-old Zaghba ...

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  • London's Grenfell Tower blaze death toll now stands at 12, says police
London's Grenfell Tower blaze death toll now stands at 12, says police

More than 200 firefighters have been called in, the London Fire Brigade says. The fire continued to burn into Wednesday morning. It's so heartbreaking, I've seen someone flashing their torches at the top level and they obviously can't get out.

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  • No UK govt deal likely Wednesday due to London fire: DUP
No UK govt deal likely Wednesday due to London fire: DUP

On the sidelines, the main opposition Labour Party plans to contest the Queen's speech in the hope that leader Jeremy Corbyn will move into 10 Downing Street as the new prime minister. The Unionists want the triple lock on pensions retained and no limit on winter fuel benefit payments. Movement on security and legacy issues from the Trouble...

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise among those shot at Virginia park; suspect in custody
Rep. Steve Scalise among those shot at Virginia park; suspect in custody

The gunman, identified as James Hodgkinson, from IL, was also wounded after trading fire with police. President Trump is expected to speak from the White House on the shooting. "Somebody, finally after about 10 minutes, yelled, 'Shooter's down!' so I swing down to Steve and put pressure on the wound", Flake told CNN . Trump called Scalise "a...

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  • CCT Discharges Saraki, Upholds His No-case Submission
CCT Discharges Saraki, Upholds His No-case Submission

The Senate President had filed a no-case submission before the CCT on May 26, 2017, contending that none of the exhibits tendered and evidence given by the four prosecution witnesses linked him to the alleged offences to warrant him to defend the charges.

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  • Iran police kills four Islamic suspects in south
Iran police kills four Islamic suspects in south

Police late Sunday killed four ISIS suspects in the southern province of Hormozgan, the ISNA news agency on Monday reported police chief Azizollah Maleki as saying. 09 de junio de 2017, 15:54Tehran, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) The Iranian Intelligence Ministry today announced the arrest of 41 suspected members of the terrorist organization Islamic State...

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  • Mass food poisoning, 2 die at Mosul camp for displaced
Mass food poisoning, 2 die at Mosul camp for displaced

Most of those affected are suffering from vomiting and stomachache, according to the Kurdish Rudaw media network. Displaced Iraqi people who fell ill in a mass outbreak of food poisoning, return on a bus after being treated in regional hospitals, at the Hasansham U2 camp in al-Khazer, east of Mosul , Iraq , on June 13, 2017 .

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  • 'Anxiety and fear' over Tory-DUP deal: Sinn Fein
'Anxiety and fear' over Tory-DUP deal: Sinn Fein

Foster will nearly certainly ask for greater investment in Northern Ireland as part of the deal, as well as guarantees on support for pension plans and for winter fuel allowances for older people. "My preoccupation is that time is passing, it is passing quicker than anyone believes because the subjects we have to deal with are extraordinarily compl...

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise, 4 others shot in Virginia
Rep. Steve Scalise, 4 others shot in Virginia

Trump wrote in a statement that he and Vice President Mike Pence were "aware of the shooting incident in Virginia and are monitoring developments closely". 3 job of House whip several years ago. Reba Winstead lives near the scene of the shooting, and says she heard at least 30 shots as she was getting her daughter dressed for school.

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  • Rep. Thompson issues statement on shooting
Rep. Thompson issues statement on shooting

Officials said none of the injuries appeared to be life-threatening. "He is a patriot and a fighter", Trump said, adding that police at the scene exhibited "heroic actions" amid a "very, very brutal assault". "He had a lot of ammo", Flake said, adding that he believed the shooter was using a rifle. Everyone on that field is a public servant - our c...

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  • Six people killed in Grenfell Tower fire in London
Six people killed in Grenfell Tower fire in London

Flames shot from windows all the way up the side of the 24-story Grenfell Tower in North Kensington as firefighters battled the blaze , and a plume of smoke could be seen for several miles. Ambulances and fire trucks filled the streets around the building, which is located in a diverse, working class area of London . "I grabbed my little girl...

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  • Flash floods in NE states, Mizoram worst hit
Flash floods in NE states, Mizoram worst hit

The top official of the Mizoram government said that, landslides and heavy downpour have blocked National Highway 54, which links the state with Assam at different places. In a similar incident, over 69 houses in Sairang village, about 20 km from the State capital Aizawl , have been flooded due to inundation of Tlawng river caused by incessant ...

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  • EU, Britain fail to agree Brexit talks start date
EU, Britain fail to agree Brexit talks start date

Without a so-called confidence and supply deal with the DUP, her party risks losing the vote next week on the Queen's Speech. The DUP leader declined to give details of what she termed a "positive engagement with the Conservative Party", but said she would be travelling to London late on Monday for discussions with her team of 10 MPs before a mee...

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  • Congressman Steve Scalise Shot At GOP Baseball Practice
Congressman Steve Scalise Shot At GOP Baseball Practice

Rep. Steve Scalise was shot. In a White House speech addressed to the nation , President Trump stated on Wednesday that Hodgkinson died from injuries sustained during the shooting. Trump expressed best wishes to Scalise's family and praised Capitol Police, who defended the members of Congress from the attacker and took down the shooter.

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  • GOP baseball shooter is dead
GOP baseball shooter is dead

Federal authorities in a press conference said it was too early to tell anything about the incident, whether it was terrorism, targeted toward Congress or Scalise , or what exactly motivated it. He said the FBI has joined the investigation. Barton said the shooting lasted 5-10 minutes, and there were dozens if not hundreds of shots fired. Th...

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