• UK: Pressure on May as Grenfell Tower death toll rises
UK: Pressure on May as Grenfell Tower death toll rises

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday said that the response to the disaster had not been "not good enough" as she battled critics who targetted her post-election fragile government over the tragedy. Many in the United Kingdom are upset with Prime Minister Theresa May for her response - or lack thereof - to the Grenfell Tower fire . ...

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  • Theresa May condemns 'sickening' terror attack on Muslims
Theresa May condemns 'sickening' terror attack on Muslims

May attempted to counter that feeling in her speech, declaring that police arrived at the scene within one minute, and that it was classified as a possible terror attack in eight minutes. Khadijeh Sherizi, who lives next door to Osborne, said: "It is definitely him". - May 22, 2013: Two al-Qaida-inspired extremists run down British soldier Lee ...

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  • AFP loses 2 Marines in blast & 1 Army trooper in Marawi clashes
AFP loses 2 Marines in blast & 1 Army trooper in Marawi clashes

Soldiers spotted men in black emerging from a cluster of houses that prompted troops to maneuver. Joint Task Force Marawi Spokesperson Jo-Ar Herrera said the 11 kilograms of possibly high-grade shabu is pegged to be worth between P100 million to P250 million.

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  • Nicola Sturgeon grilled over education record during election event
Nicola Sturgeon grilled over education record during election event

The latter wished to cement the Tories' new status as principal opponents of the SNP. Mr Darling refused to be drawn when asked repeatedly if he thought Jeremy Corbyn would make a good prime minister, saying: "He's had a much better campaign than anyone had thought at the start".

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  • Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing government
Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing government

Today, the American Technology Council, which was created by President Trump on May 1 via Executive Order, will convene at the White House for its first summit. Though the CEOs from Microsoft , Amazon, Apple , Alphabet , Oracle , Abobbe. In spite of pressure for the tech community to denounce the Trump administration, the new tech summit's ...

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  • Britain, EU kick off Brexit negotiations
Britain, EU kick off Brexit negotiations

This will make it possible to begin the second phase of discussions, on the framework of future commercial relations between London and the European Union between "December 2017 and Spring 2018". 'There is more that unites us than divides us, ' Davis said, according to Reuters. Given that the EU's chief negotiator previously warned Brexit would...

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  • Boris Johnson looks for
Boris Johnson looks for "happy" Brexit resolution

Amid reports that May is set to make a "generous offer" on the rights of European Union citizens remaining in Britain, the source said London had been warned against doing so this week, on the grounds that it could drag up the thorny issue before talks had really got going.

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  • Moreno's Header Saves Mexico On A Mixed Day For Ronaldo, Chicharito
Moreno's Header Saves Mexico On A Mixed Day For Ronaldo, Chicharito

TV cameras followed all of Cristiano Ronaldo's actions and the player was caught voicing an opinion to Pepe as the players returned for the second half. But the Portugal captain created another shooting opportunity for Quaresma with 10 minutes remaining and, although Ochoa saved comfortably, they continued to pile late pressure on Mexico .

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  • Russia Blasts US For Shooting Down Syrian Warplane
Russia Blasts US For Shooting Down Syrian Warplane

It said that two hours earlier, forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad attacked SDF fighters in the town of Ja'Din south of Tabqa , "wounding a number of SDF fighters and driving the SDF from the town". "The Coalition presence in Syria addresses the imminent threat ISIS in Syria poses globally". The developments added to already-soari...

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  • Finsbury Park attack: Man dies as van hits worshipers
Finsbury Park attack: Man dies as van hits worshipers

The man was initially arrested on suspicion of attempted murder but Scotland Yard said he was later arrested for the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism including murder and attempted murder. "He wanted to run away and was saying 'I want to kill Muslims'". "I hit him on his stomach. and then me and the other guys. we held hi...

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  • Russian Federation condemns US-led coalition striking down Syrian jet, suspends cooperation
Russian Federation condemns US-led coalition striking down Syrian jet, suspends cooperation

In response, " Russia's ground and air defenses will track any air targets, including the global coalition's planes and drones, found to the West of the Euphrates river", the ministry said, adding that it is halting the so-called deconfliction coordination with the USA aimed at averting air incidents.

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  • Sri Lanka President attends India organised Yoga Day
Sri Lanka President attends India organised Yoga Day

The Indian High Commission organised a yoga camp on Sunday in which Indian envoy to Pakistan Gautam Bambawale and other diplomats participated. Yoga enthusiasts, dressed in white, performed various asanas at Yoga events held across the world.

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  • Here's how much Gal Gadot was paid for Wonder Woman
Here's how much Gal Gadot was paid for Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman may have been pivotal in ending World War I, but there's still one fight she's yet to win: the gender pay gap. Which is why it's coming as a rude shock to hear that Gal Gadot , the film's protagonist and arguably one of the reasons behind its success, got paid shockingly little for her titular role.

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  • A Made-Up Story? Jay Sekulow Sets Record Straight on Trump Investigation
A Made-Up Story? Jay Sekulow Sets Record Straight on Trump Investigation

Attorney Jay Sekulow spoke with Jake Tapper on CNN to attempt to clear up any miscommunication caused by Trump's tweet . The Post reported last week that Mueller, who was appointed to oversee the investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 election, is interviewing senior intelligence officials as part of a widening probe that now i...

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  • Voters to settle most expensive congressional race in history — Georgia special election
Voters to settle most expensive congressional race in history — Georgia special election

The special House election to win Georgia's sixth district on Tuesday has been an uphill battle for Democrats trying force some kind of referendum on the election of President Donald Trump. A series of polls released over the weekend showed Ossoff's lead - which had been as high as 7 points in May - dwindled down to a near-tie. Days after a l...

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  • Russian Federation to track US-led coalition aircraft over Syria as potential targets
Russian Federation to track US-led coalition aircraft over Syria as potential targets

Russia's foreign ministry accused Washington of failing to use the hotline before downing the jet, and called for a "careful investigation by the United States command" into the incident. "This strike can be regarded as another act of defiance of worldwide law by the United States", Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said, accordi...

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  • Five missing after Grenfell Tower fire found 'safe and well'
Five missing after Grenfell Tower fire found 'safe and well'

The cause of Wednesday's blaze is still under investigation, but anger has mounted in the community amid reports that exterior paneling used in an extensive renovation completed a year ago may have been banned by United Kingdom rules. There has been a public outcry at the government's initial failure to provide up-to-the minute information. Pri...

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  • Leo Varadkar formally elected as prime minister of Ireland
Leo Varadkar formally elected as prime minister of Ireland

Paying tribute to his predecessor, Enda Kenny , who resigned on Tuesday, Mr Varadkar said: "I have no doubt, only for him, this country as we know it would not be here today". His partner, Matthew Barrett, is a doctor at Dublin's Mater Misericordiae University Hospital. Ireland has gone through rapid and significant social changes in just on...

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  • NCP won't support NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind
NCP won't support NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind

The 71-year-old low profile Dalit leader, a two-term BJP Rajya Sabha member, is seen as an astute choice by the saffron party, which has been targeted by opposition parties over Dalit issues, and his election is nearly a certainty as the ruling bloc with the support of some regional parties enjoys a majority in the electoral college.

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  • Scotland's papers: Tories 'turn on May' and indyref election impact
Scotland's papers: Tories 'turn on May' and indyref election impact

Nicola Sturgeon , First Minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) arrives at the main Glasgow counting centre in Glasgow, Scotland, on June 9, 2017 , hours after the polls closed in Britain's general election. With the Tories having lost their majority in the Commons , the First Minister continued: "UK-wide, we will s...

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  • And so it begins: Brexit talks to focus 1st on orderly exit
And so it begins: Brexit talks to focus 1st on orderly exit

May's government said it was "confident it can achieve a bold and ambitious deal that will work in the interest of the whole U.K". "The most important thing now is for us to look to the horizon. Mr Davis had previously said not settling both elements simultaneously would be "the row of the summer ". About 900,000 British citizens are living in...

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  • Kushner lawyer pointed out potential conflict
Kushner lawyer pointed out potential conflict

While the White House was still denying that Trump himself was under any investigation last week, the Washington Post reported that Mueller and company were looking at him for obstruction after all. "And now he's being investigated by the Department of Justice - because the special counsel under the special counsel regulations reports still to...

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  • No need for alarm bells over draw, says Ronaldo
No need for alarm bells over draw, says Ronaldo

Now we need to think of the next game, which we have to win. "But our players aren't machines". Mexico equalised eight minutes later through a Javier Hernandez diving header after poor defending by the Portuguese. "We have to win, because if we win the next game we will be one step away from qualifying". While Portugal was very unsafe on th...

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  • Driver faces terrorism charges in London mosque attack
Driver faces terrorism charges in London mosque attack

A leader of the Muslim Council of Britain has called for extra security at mosques after a van struck worshippers leaving prayers at the Finsbury Park mosque. "I have got relatively isolated communities of Muslims and I will act to reassure them". Early police caution about declaring the incident to be terrorist-related was interpreted by the c...

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  • Airbus gets 100-plane deal at Paris Air Show
Airbus gets 100-plane deal at Paris Air Show

Indonesian budget carrier Lion Air and China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings could also be among the inaugural customers for Boeing's new 737 MAX 10 planes, sources have told Reuters . With the MAX 10, first teased in March by Boeing Commercial Airplanes sales boss Randy Tinseth, the company has certainly closed the gap. However, the rac...

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  • Lead surgeon: U.S. congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot
Lead surgeon: U.S. congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot

He added that Scalise would be in the hospital "for some time" and would need "a period of healing and rehabilitation" after being discharged. After Scalise was shot in the hip, the bullet traveled through his pelvis, fractured bones and injured internal organs.

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  • Dutch FM condemns
Dutch FM condemns "horrible" attack on London Mosque

Harun Khan, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain, condemned the attack and blamed it on a "hugely worrying" trend of Islamophobia. A man who wanted to be identified as Abdulrahman, which is not his real name, said he helped detain the suspect and added: "When he went into the [police] van he made gestures, he was laughing".

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  • Muslims Leaving Mosque Targeted In Terror Attack In London Killing One
Muslims Leaving Mosque Targeted In Terror Attack In London Killing One

Abdul Rahman, an eyewitness, told the BBC that the driver said he wanted to "kill all Muslims ". British police said the incident was being investigated as a terror attack , which would make it the fourth such attack since March, including two van ramming and stabbing attacks on and near London Bridge, and a bomb attack outside an Aria...

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  • Mood on first day of Brexit talks was
Mood on first day of Brexit talks was "incredibly positive"

Mr Hammond's warnings over Brexit were seized on by critics, with shadow chancellor John McDonnell claiming the Government is in "disarray". While Barnier insists on the "sequencing" of talks, so that trade negotiations can not start until probably January, finding a way to avoid a "hard" customs border for troubled Northern Ireland may well ...

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  • Russian Federation slams Trump's policy on Cuba
Russian Federation slams Trump's policy on Cuba

In a written statement, published on Friday night, the Cuban government called President Trump's announcement a step back in relations. But Trump has, in the past, apparently done business in Cuba - in violation of the embargo the US had in place against the country.

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  • Chris Cuomo Grills Jay Sekulow on Mueller Investigation in Marathon Face-Off
Chris Cuomo Grills Jay Sekulow on Mueller Investigation in Marathon Face-Off

To defend their precarious legal perch, Sekulow and crew have been reduced to slipping into their argument a statement that Trump hasn't been informed of any formal investigation. But I also think there is also evidence of obstruction. But ThePost reported that Coats had told associates Trump had asked him to intervene with Comey when he was stil...

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  • Van Plows Into Crowd Near London Mosque in Suspected Terror Attack
Van Plows Into Crowd Near London Mosque in Suspected Terror Attack

Prime Minister Theresa May described the crash as a "terrible incident". The man killed in the attack was pronounced dead at the scene in northern London , and eight of the injured were taken to hospitals. Metropolitan Police said officers were called to the scene on Seven Sisters Road at 12:20 a.m. Monday. "People are both scared and an...

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  • Number of Presumed Dead in London Fire Rises to 79
Number of Presumed Dead in London Fire Rises to 79

The interior of the 24-storey tower block was gutted beyond recognition, with police commander Stuart Cundy referring to the conditions as "indescribable". "It is really important that we are clear about the scale of the challenge facing us as our teams search Grenfell Tower to recover those people still inside and return them to their loved on...

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  • Terror van attack outside London mosque
Terror van attack outside London mosque

An elderly man who had collapsed before the attack died at the scene. "In a statement late on Monday ANIC said it strongly condemned "the vile and evil attack" on Muslim worshippers" during Ramadan. He told The Independent it appeared the suspect "knew exactly what he was doing". One social media user hit out at Lily saying: "Talking s**t aga...

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  • Man arrested on suspicion of terror offenses
Man arrested on suspicion of terror offenses

There were no reports of anyone suffering knife injuries, police said. "We have been informed that a van has run over worshippers as they left FinsburyPark Mosque". Some have already suggested they suspect the incident was terrorism , though again, authorities have not confirmed that. Counter-terror police were probing the incident.

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