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British PM vows to fight terrorism, extremism

Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the " sickening " incident, saying Britain's determination to fight " terrorism , extremism and hatred. must be the same, whoever is responsible". Mrs May was outside Downing Street after chairing a meeting of the government's emergency Cobra committee. Our thoughts are with the family of the victim and all those who are injured .

Rep. Steve Scalise's condition is upgraded to serious from critical

Vice President Mike Pence earlier on Thursday said he visited MedStar Washington Hospital Center , where Scalise was being treated. Since then, the lawmaker has undergone multiple surgeries and procedures to stop the bleeding and fix bone.

UK: Pressure on May as Grenfell Tower death toll rises

But when May went to the site of the fire Thursday, she stayed for only 15 minutes , declining to meet with any survivors or families. He said it had been "incredibly emotional working in there". At least 30 people died in the fire with the death toll expected to rise steeply as British media report around 60-70 people are still missing. Two Underground lines near the fire area were partially shut down on Saturday to make sure that debris did not land on the tracks.

Republicans exploit Congressional baseball shooting in Georgia special election

The district traditionally goes Republican, but most consider the race too close to call as voters head to the polls on Tuesday. Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff take to the debate stage in Georgia on June 6, 2017. On Monday, House Majority Kevin McCarthy became the latest GOP leader to join Handel campaigning in the suburban Atlanta district. Time and again, the people in Georgia's Sixth District have proven our values are rooted in conservative principles.

Van Plows Into Crowd Near London Mosque in Suspected Terror Attack

At the same time, police say the number of people presumed dead in a fire that ripped through an apartment block now stands at nearly 80. "He was sitting and holding him like that, people kept holding him", Ali said. She said her thoughts were with the injured , their loved ones and emergency officials who responded to the 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.

Donald Trump under investigation for obstruction of justice

That was Rosenstein. Still, the president's tweet is a bit puzzling because Rosenstein isn't acting as an investigator (even as he'd made final decisions about potential prosecutions); he merely made the call to toss it to a Special Counsel and chose the new leader of that probe.

Rahul Gandhi's birthday celebrated in Amethi

Gandhi, JKPCC leaders prayed for his long life and long innings in the service of the people. It is expected that the Congress workers would cut a cake here for Gandhi.

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

Some of her ministers want to refashion her strategy toward protecting trade with Britain's biggest market rather than continue to aim for her original goal of winning control of immigration and law-making. That against-all-odds result means that the British leader is far from assured of staying in her seat even as the Brexit talks get underway. The talks begin amid uncertainty on the United Kingdom government's intentions after British voters appeared to reject its so-called hard ...

Grenfell Tower: Number of people presumed dead up to 79

Cundy said the search and recovery operation was ongoing in the burnt-out 24-storey tower, which was built in 1974 and had received a major refurbishment that was completed a year ago. "My commitment to families is that as soon as we can, we will locate and recover their loved ones". "Whilst our teams have been from the bottom to the top of the tower, we must now carry out a full forensic and systematic search.

79 now feared dead or missing in London blaze, police say

The three photos show different views inside the charred, ruined wreck. The recovery operation at the burnt-out block of flats has resumed and could take weeks, Cundy explained and May said she expected to announce the name of the judge for a public inquiry within the next few days.

House Dems question Flynn disclosures of Middle East travel

Flynn, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general who briefly served as President Donald Trump's national security adviser, had disclosed an October 2015 trip to Saudi Arabia but didn't detail any official contacts in his application, according to a letter written by Representatives Eliot Engel and Elijah Cummings .

Imam praised for saving life of suspect in London mosque attack

He has since been detained on suspicion of terror offences. "By God's grace , we were able to protect him from harm", the imam said. We're sick and exhausted of terror. Finsbury Park Mosque said it was a "callous terrorist attack" and noted it had occurred nearly exactly a year after a man obsessed with Nazis and extreme right-wing ideology murdered lawmaker Jo Cox, a former humanitarian aid worker.

Russia warns US after downing of Syrian jet

Tensions escalated on Sunday as the USA military brought down a Syrian military jet near Raqqa for bombing near us -allied forces on the ground, the first time Washington had carried out such an action in the multi-pronged civil war.

Theresa May condemns 'sickening' terror attack on Muslims

Moreover, if it is a retaliatory attack for those in London and Manchester, it unfolds an uncomfortable new reality. Many local Muslim worshippers complained that police did not immediately treat the attack as a terrorist incident, saying the response would have been different if it had been an Islamist assault.

Greenland tsunami leaves four missing from remote village

Several people are reported to have been injured in the flooding of the Nuugaatsiaq settlement on Greenland's northwestern coast. Residents and their pets can be seen running away from the shore as the water swallows their homes and possessions.

Qatar Airways CEO warns of 'lasting wound'

But she added, after chairing talks between European Union foreign ministers in Luxembourg, that the problem must be resolved within the region and not by outside powers. Qatar Airways is in the process of asking the USA department of Homeland Security to visit its hub in Doha and carry out an audit of security at the airport in light of the restrictions on large electronics devices in cabins, the carrier's CEO said.

'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' star Kenya Moore shares first wedding photo

On Saturday, Kenya Moore gave fans a small glimpse into the secret wedding that she had in St. Lucia. The other wedding photo Kenya posted shows the newlyweds holding hands and looking outward towards the ocean. Her tumultuous relationship shown on this past season of RHOA was hard to watch, so I'm glad to see she has found happiness. "TKO! I made alot of mistakes, but I loved & cherished her".

Now Believed to Have Died in London High-Rise Fire

Members of London's emergency services observe a minutes' silence in memory of the victims of the June 14 fire at the Grenfell Tower block, pictured on the horizon, in Kensington , west London, on June 19, 2017. McDonnell said that, if necessary, the constraints on councils that limit what they could borrow should be relaxed to enable them to fund the work.

President Trump's Lawyer: He's Not Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

Jay Sekulow appeared on CNN's State of the Union with Jake Tapper and said Trump's Friday tweet that seemed to confirm that he was being investigated for firing former FBI director James Comey was not a confirmation of an investigation.

Suspect in London van attack identified as Darren Osborne

The attacker was also arrested for attempted murder , authorities said . London police chief Cressida Dick said the incident was "quite clearly an attack on Muslims" and promised a stepped-up police the presence near mosques as the holy month of Ramadan draws to a close.

58 people missing and presumed dead after London tower fire

The cross-government group is coordinating the immediate and long-term response to the west London blaze. Cundy said earlier on Monday that due to conditions in the tower, which " verge on indescribable ", it could takes weeks to locate bodies and there was a likelihood some of those lost would never be properly identified.

Court sentenced 31 defendants to death in Hisham Barakat assassination case

An Egyptian court on Saturday handed down a preliminary judgment condemning 31 Islamists to death for their part in the 2015 assassination of the country's top prosecutor, Hisham Barakat (pictured on poster in above photo). The court set 22 July to issue its final verdict on the 31 as well as the rest of the defendants - 36 others - in the trial. Barakat was the highest-ranking state official to die in a militant attack since President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a former military chief, ousted ...

California defying President Trump on Paris Accord and immigration

Donald Trump announced the U.S. was withdrawing from the Paris accord earlier this month, framing it as a "reassertion of America's sovereignty". The G7 environment ministers issued a final communique Monday after their two-day meeting, the first since the United States announced it was withdrawing from the Paris climate pact .

British PM Theresa May condemns 'sickening' terror attack on Muslims

All the victims were Muslim, he said. The attack laid bare the frustrations of Muslims who feel they've been unfairly equated with the extremists who carry out atrocities in the name of Islam. "Some big van ... crushing the people in the mosque". "We stopped all forms of attack and abuse towards him that were coming from every angle". "I hit him on his stomach.

Driver faces terrorism charges in London mosque attack

The imam told the crowd to stop the assault and call the police instead. "By that time, everybody is aware of what's happened now". "The guy was not normal". Religious leaders in London condemned Monday's van attack outside a local mosque and observed a moment of silence for the victims. Trump hasn't *yet* commented on London attack .

Pakistan deserved to win Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli

Amir, whose career was almost ended on the other side of London's River Thames by a ban and jail sentence for his involvement in a spot-fixing scan during a 2010 Test at Lord's, made a brilliant comeback after a back spasm forced him out of the semi-final victory over England .

Trump confirms on Twitter that he is being investigated for firi

The widened Russian Federation probe could have far-reaching repercussions for Trump s presidency, transforming his closest aides into witnesses and sucking yet more political oxygen out of the West Wing. All week, some of Trump's most ardent defenders, including his son Donald Trump Jr., his White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and friend and occasional adviser Newt Gingrich have questioned the probe in similar ways.

Canada FM says Canada must do more as U.S. leadership wanes

To say this is not controversial: "it is simply a fact", Freeland said. That's why countries rallied behind Ukraine, after Russia's annexation of Crimea, and why the global community has joined in the fight against ISIL, also known as ISIS and Daesh, in Syria and Iraq, she said.

Man arrested on suspicion of terror offenses over London mosque attack

The UK's largest Muslim umbrella body, the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB), said on Twitter that the crash happened outside the Muslim Welfare House, just down the road from Finsbury Park Mosque. He was apprehended by bystanders at Finsbury Park Mosque, while a courageous Imam shielded him from angry crowds in a bid to "extinguish any flames of anger" until police arrived.

European Union demands divorce deal first as Brexit talks begin

She added: "I hope that we will reach a good agreement". Mr. Davis shared a platform with former UKIP leader Nigel Farage in the referendum campaign and has repeatedly said he is committed to a so-called "hard-Brexit" outside of the Single Market.

A look at attacks in Britain in recent weeks and years

But we must not allow righteous outrage over the attack to dupe us into adopting the Muslim Brotherhood's false " Islamophobia " narrative. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has responded to the attack and said the Secretary of Homeland Security, John Francis Kelly, has been briefed.

London fire: 58 presumed dead in Grenfell Tower blaze, say police

Community groups have said warnings about poor fire safety have always been ignored, and that in the aftermath of the disaster, officials had failed to immediately take care of those affected. Protesters walk down Ladbroke Grove in west London . People have lost their lives and others have lost everything, all their possessions, their home and everything.

Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to 'serious' condition following baseball practice shooting

Those who witnessed the attack say a lone gunman armed with a rifle opened fire on the Republican lawmakers as they warmed up and took batting practice. Bailey, Barth, and Williams have been treated and released. "But as you all know, tonight's game has taken on a much deeper level of meaning, beyond anything that we would have thought".

Tensions escalate over USA downing Syrian jet

BEIRUT, June 19 The United States and Iran have flexed their military muscles in unprecedented ways in Syria to deter attacks on their allies and interests, with Russian Federation warning Washington on Monday it would treat any USA -led coalition planes in its area of operations as potential targets after the US military downed a Syrian jet.

Veteran negotiator offers to go to North Korea to free Americans, Canadian

His family said he arrived in a state of coma. USA student Otto Warmbier has been freed from jail in North Korea , 13 months after being sentenced to 15 years of hard labour. He spoke as an OH hospital said Otto had suffered a "severe neurological injury" and is in a stable condition. The parents of Otto Warmbier have spoken at a press event in Cincinnati on Thursday to share information about their son.

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