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Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year

He and 10 other members of his group are accused of converting millions of dollars from the federal assistance program into cash. Polygamous leader Lyle Jeffs was arrested in South Dakota on Wednesday. The FBI had offered a $50,000 reward for Lyle Jeffs , but otherwise the search for him had been much lower key than the hunt for Warren Jeffs in 2006.

Notre-Dame attacker lunges at cop with hammer in dramatic video

The assailant wounded one officer before he was shot and wounded by other officers. The officer was wounded and the assailant was hospitalized, police said. "It was really scary, we had no idea if there were any accomplices inside", she said. The French officer is also wounded, though his condition has not been made clear.

Doctors: Ex-North Korea detainee has severe brain injury

Moreover, there was no evidence of botulism . North Korean authorities claimed Warmbier's coma was caused by botulism and a sleeping pill, an explanation his doctors dismissed on Thursday. Danny Gratton told the Washington Post he met Warmbier in Beijing in December 2015 on a tour to North Korea . Warmbier, from Cincinnati, Ohio , was freed this week and returned home after being sentenced to 15 years hard labor in 2016 for stealing a political banner from a North Korean hotel.

London mayor admits public anger over deadly fire

According to police , 58 people are missing and presumed dead in the fire, though they say this number could change. "I have friends in the tower and they are not telling us anything", said Salwa Buamani, 25, who came with her three-year-old niece on her shoulders.

Cladding used in Grenfell Tower banned in United Kingdom, says govt

In an unannounced tour of the area, the royals went to the Westway Sports Centre close to the tower. "We are grateful to the Prime Minister for listening to us and for the assurances she has given us but now we need to see real action and immediate results with centralised coordination of the relief effort with residents closely involved".

Trump blasts special counsel probe as "Witch Hunt"

Earlier this month, Rosenstein told The Associated Press that "if anything that I did winds up being relevant to his investigation then, as Director Mueller and I discussed, if there's a need from me to recuse, I will". Senator Diane Feinstein says that Donald Trump is in for a "rude awakening" after what the president tweeted this morning. Trump exclaimed on Twitter , referring to the investigation as a " Witch Hunt ".

Gillespie edges out Trump-aligned candidate in Virginia gov. primary

But the majority was happy to back the more moderate and establishment-favored Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam over a liberal insurgent who sought to portray his candidacy as the tip of the spear of the anti-Trump resistance. "I trust his dedication to all Virginians", Lee said of Northam. Ed Gillespie has narrowly won his party's nomination in Virginia's race for governor, eking out a victory against an ardent supporter of President Donald Trump.

London mayor calls Finsbury Park incident a 'horrific terrorist attack'

In one video, a group of men are seen holding the suspect to the ground as they call for the police. Someone in the crowd is heard shouting, "No one touch him!" The Finsbury Park Mosque gained notoriety more than a decade ago for sermons by radical cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri, who was sentenced to life in a U.S.

Bystander livestreams shooting on Facebook Live in US

Warning: This video contains graphic content which may disturb some people . The video shows a fight on Oceanside Boulevard. The incident happened around 12:30 Sunday morning near Ocean Boulevard by the coast. Crosby. The footage was still online at the time of publication. "Then, they started shooting". "I thought they were dancing". A security officer fired at least one shot at the suspect, injuring the man in the leg.

Syrian warplane shot down by US-led coalition

A USA fighter jet shot down a Syrian regime aircraft after it attacked US -backed forces in Syria on Sunday, according to the USA -led Operation Inherent Resolve coalition. Before it downed the Syrian plane, the US military used a deconfliction channel to communicate with Russia, Syria's main ally, to prevent the situation from escalating, the Pentagon said.

One killed in India's West Bengal clashes

The unrest in Darjeeling turned worse on Saturday as a police officer sustained critical injuries during clashes with supporters of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), which, in turn, claimed that three of its members died in police firing. The immediate provocation for the violence seemed to be an early-morning police raid on GJM leader Binay Tamang's house, two days after security forces broke into GJM president Bimal Gurung's Patlewas residence.

Rep. Steve Scalise Still in Critical Condition, 'Has Improved,' Hospital Officials Say

Scott Applewhite, File). Scalise was shot Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, . The suspected shooter, later identified as James Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois, was killed in a shootout with police.

Trump scraps Obama-era program protecting undocumented parents

A lawsuit filed by Kansas and 25 other states led to the Trump administration's action yesterday to rescind an Obama executive action on illegal immigration , Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today. "It's kind of a relief because my DACA expires next spring, so it was a huge concern, not knowing what was going to happen", said Michel Mora, 18, of Chicago, a rising sophomore at Knox College.

UAE threatens prison, fines for Qatar support

With food and other supplies disrupted and worries mounting about deepening economic turbulence, banks and firms in Gulf Arab states are seeking to keep business links to Qatar open and avoid a costly firesale of assets. In Berlin, Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer said Wednesday that while statements from the U.S. State Department were in line with Germany's position, "I can indeed see differences in some 140 character comments by the American president".

Gunman went to Republican baseball practice with a list of names

Steve Scalise , the third-ranking House Republican shot Wednesday on a suburban Washington baseball field, remains in critical condition but has a chance for an "excellent recovery", the chief trauma doctor at a Washington hospital said Friday.

Tropical Storm Warning issued for Barbados

The system is expected to move westward to west-northward over the next several hours and on this track, the centre of is expected to pass about 180 miles to south of Barbados late Monday into Tuesday . The Atlantic hurricane season runs from through November 30. Cranford says the biggest concern could be rain into the middle of the week, if the system heads toward the northern Gulf Coast.

Democrats Win Congressional Baseball Game After Steve Scalise Shooting

Vice President Mike Pence said he visited on Thursday morning the Washington hospital where Steve Scalise , the No. 3 Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, was being treated for injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding after being shot in the left hip.

Fears of resident in tower block refurbished by Grenfell cladding contractor

Police also said that the number of people missing and assumed dead had risen from the previously official toll of 58. "Within the community, trust in the authorities is falling through the floor and a suspicion of a cover-up is rising", said Lammy, who lost a close friend in the fire .

Peace returns, Chouhan breaks fast

Chouhan, who is on a fast at Dussehra Maidan here, also met several representatives of farmers' organizations and listened to their problems on Saturday. Fadnavis, who had earlier accused the Congress and NCP of igniting the farmers' stir for political gains and refused to talks, relented after protesting farmers gave a deadline till June 12 for the government to meet their demand.

1 dead, 10 hurt in crash near mosque suspected as terrorism

The Metropolitan Police said in a statement: "The driver of the van - a man aged 48 - was found detained by members of public at the scene and then arrested by police in connection with the incident". The Associated Press reports that Finsbury Park Mosque , one of four mosques in the Islington borough, had been associated with extremist ideology in the wake of the 9/11 attacks in the US.

Muslim body condemns 'senseless and evil attack' at Finsbury Park

He said: "According to eyewitness accounts and videos taken after the incident, it appears that a white man in a van intentionally ploughed into a group of worshippers who were already tending to someone who had been taken ill". Among those known to have worshiped at the mosque during Abu-Hamza's time there are convicted shoe bomber Richard Reid and Zacarias Moussaoui, the so-called 20th hijacker of September 11.

Eid Al Fitr holiday dates for public, private sectors in UAE announced

GETTYEid al-Fitr marks the end of the month of RamadanWhat is Eid al-Fitr? There are chances of Shawal moon being sighted on June 25, following which Eid-ul-Fitr will be observed on June 26, according to a letter written by the Meteorological Office to Ministry of Religious Affairs.

At least 19 civilians killed in hotel attack in Somalia's capital

The death toll in an overnight attack by al-Shabab terrorists on a popular restaurant in Somalia " s capital has risen to 31, according to local media. United States and Somali forces have conducted a joint operation against the Islamist group al-Shabaab, destroying a major training camp and command outpost days after a deadly attack on a military base in northern Somalia.

Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1: Team Scalise

Scalise was rushed to MedStar Washington Hospital Center and was immediately taken into surgery. The attack happened around 7 a.m. Wednesday morning at the Eugene Simpson Stadium Park where lawmakers were practicing for a congressional charity baseball game.

Bill Cosby sexual assault trial: Jury to deliberate for 3rd straight day

Jurors at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial were scheduled for more deliberations Wednesday after failing to reach a verdict after two days of discussions that stretched into the night. That same day, the jury asked to hear read-backs of police testimony about Cosby's 2005 interview with police at his attorney's NY law office. The 79-year-old Cosby faces three felony counts of aggravated indecent assault stemming from the encounter at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004.

Scalise shooter's wife: 'I'm sorry that he did this'

She said shortly before James Hodgkinson left, her "daughter just moved back home and has a 2-year-old". Two members of the Capitol Police, Crystal Griner and David Bailey , were also wounded. Here's what we know so far about those who were injured in the attack. Though his office initially indicated he was in stable condition, it is now being reported that he is in "critical" condition and may require more surgery.

Banned materials suspected in London fire

Hands cautioned Sunday that investigators still don't know exactly what cladding was used when the building renovation was completed previous year. She added: "The response of the emergency services, NHS and the community has been heroic".

Russian Federation says it 'may have killed' ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Uncertainty surrounds the fate of the head of the Islamic State group. Hoshiyar Zebari, a long-serving former Iraqi foreign minister and now a senior adviser to the government of the Kurdish autonomous region, also told Reuters there was no confirmation of Baghdadi's death.

Trump Acknowledges He Is Under Investigation in Russia Inquiry

Dick Durbin said Friday that President Donald Trump will put the country at the "brink of a constitutional crisis" if he fires special counsel Robert Mueller . According to CNN , Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein wrote a memo advising the Federal Bureau of Investigation director be fired. His comments follow a report that former FBI Director Robert Mueller is examining whether Trump obstructed justice by firing FBI Director James Comey .

Tillerson: PA has "changed policy", will stop paying terrorists' families

Lindsey Graham (R) introduced the Taylor Force Act, which would cut U.S. funding to the Palestinian Authority if it continues to provide monetary support to the families of those who commit acts of terror against Israelis and others. He said during the hearing to Tillerson, "I'm appalled that you have completely zeroed out - zeroed out - the democracy assistance account". " My caution is I wouldn't want to have ourselves handcuffed to Minsk if it turns out the parties decide to settle this ...

Council says van struck people leaving mosque

London Mayor Sadiq Khan , the first Muslim to serve in that position, said extra police would be deployed. There was no immediate suggestion the incident in Finsbury Park was terror-related. Video posted online of the aftermath of the attack showed a scene of chaos as people tried to help the injured. They must be somewhere around Finsbury Park.

DA officially suspends Helen Zille

We live in a fragile democracy which means our public representatives must, at all times, be sensitive to the legitimate anger that people still feel about our past and its legacy. The EFF rejected the suspension from party activities, while staying on as premier, as "playful". "Any suspension that does not have an implication on her position as premier is futile and irrelevant to the rest of the people".

Pakistan thrash holders India to win Champions Trophy

Credit goes to my boys. The victory, and its relative ease over an India team that not only had got the better of Pakistan in one-day matches for the past decade, winning 12 and losing only eight - and winning four of the last five since 2013 - stunned cricket fans and experts, especially coming from a Pakistan team that has played only one worldwide series in its home country since a 2009 terrorist attack forced them to adopt the United Arab Emirates as their home turf.

58 people presumed dead after Grenfell Tower disaster

Police have said the recovery process could take weeks, and warned some of the bodies may be too burned to be identified. "Sadly, at this time there are 58 people who we have been told were in the Grenfell Tower on the night that are missing".

At least eight dead in China kindergarten blast

On Friday, police officers wearing blue plastic around their shoes scoured the scene of the explosion in front of the kindergarten on the outskirts of Xuzhou city. While witnesses claim that a gas cylinder at a food stall was the cause of the explosion, investigators have just said that a homemade bomb was used.

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