Global

Grenfell Tower fire: May under pressure after 'angry exchanges' in No 10

He said the number, based on reports from the public, could rise. Asked repeatedly whether she had misread the public mood, May did not answer directly but said the focus was on providing support to...

by · Global

Minute's silence announced over Grenfell Tower disaster

The premier has already been under pressure over snap election in which her Conservative Party fell short of the 326 seats needed for outright majority. Questions were raised over the cladding used to...

by · Global

Trump tweetstorm slams Russian Federation investigation

The future of Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, came under doubt Friday when Trump attacked him in a tweet and a USA official confirmed that Rosenstein has told colleagues he may have to re...

by · Global

New York Times Sues FBI For Comey Memos

The interest in Kushner's activities by the special counsel's office is no more extensive than the FBI's interest in his multiple roles on both the Trump campaign and transition team, which CNN repo...

by · Global

Trump Says Comey Lied, Will Testify Under Oath

However, many believe that the decision is connected with the probe into alleged ties of Trump's campaign team to Russian Federation, as Comey reportedly was seeking funding to extend the bureau's i...

by · Global

EU's Guy Verhofstadt says uncertainty over UK's Brexit stance 'cannot continue'

Senior representatives from Northern Ireland's main political parties met May in London earlier. "It's a unity of objective, having voted to leave the European Union , that their government gets on...

by · Global

Grenfell death toll put at 30 - but 69 people are still missing

Writing in the Observer , Sadiq Khan said it may well be the "defining outcome of this tragedy that the worst mistakes" of that era become a thing of the past. British Prime Minister Theresa May i...

by · Global

Remainer Hammond Draws Up Plans for Soft Brexit

The Daily Telegraph, quoting senior government sources, said Hammond wanted to pursue a deal under which Britain would become an associate member of the EU's customs union but would also have the free...

by · Global

Queen Elizabeth pays homage to London fire victims in minute of silence

A total of 58 people who were in the Grenfell Tower on the night of the fire were missing and presumed to be dead, London police Commander said Saturday. Stuart Cundy , who said the toll was sti...

by · Global
White House confirms Trump met with Mueller

White House confirms Trump met with Mueller

Rosenstein's statement followed two articles by The Washington Post that cited unnamed officials, one saying that Mueller's investigation had widened to include whether Trump committed obstruction...

by · Global

Cuba rejects Donald Trump's 'hostile rhetoric'

Under the President's executive order, the Trump administration will begin strictly enforcing the exemptions that allow travel between the USA and Cuba and prohibit commerce with Cuban businesses ...

by · Global

US destroyer almost foundered after collision, bodies found

Bryce Benson , was evacuated by a Japanese naval helicopter while USA military copters evacuated two injured U.S. sailors. "This has been a hard day", Aucoin said, adding that the search for missing...

by · Global
Lead surgeon: United States congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot

Lead surgeon: United States congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot

Joe Barton, R-Texas, to give to Scalise . A police officer, a congressional aide and a lobbyist were also wounded on Wednesday, when a man identified as James Hodgkinson , 66, from the St. The fac...

by · Global

Hunt: Will independent counsel be the next to get axed?

He said that as head of the executive branch of government, Trump has "prosecutorial discretion " to end an investigation. Ruddy said Mueller has some "conflicts" because his former law firm, Wilm...

by · Global

'His politics were his religion,' congressman says of Hodgkinson

So Young Pak, director of media relations at MedStar Washington Hospital Center where Scalise is being treated, gave no additional details about his condition. He added that Scalise would be in the ...

by · Global

Newt Gingrich's stance on Special Counsel Robert Mueller will give you whiplash

Gen. Jeff Sessions rightly recused himself from any investigation connected with the election. He's making the case that Trump could fire Mueller directly, whether Rosenstein agrees or not, with t...

by · Global

Trump Acknowledges He Is Under Investigation in Russia Inquiry

Kushner previously volunteered to share with Congress what he knows about Russia-related matters. If Mueller is investigating Trump's firing of Comey as possible obstruction of justice , he might ...

by · Global

Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relationship

Commercial contracts that will create $1.1 billion worth of US exports to Cuba in the next five years would be broken, costing more than 1,000 jobs a year. The ability of Americans to travel freely on...

by · Global
Neighbours describe 'lockdown' drama as armed police seize London Bridge suspect

Neighbours describe 'lockdown' drama as armed police seize London Bridge suspect

Zaghba, an Italian national of Moroccan descent, was the youngest of the attackers and was allowed to enter the United Kingdom and had been living in east London before Saturday's attack. Redouane c...

by · Global
In tweet, President Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation

In tweet, President Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation

Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Trump's personal lawyer, had responded Wednesday evening to the Post report by saying: "The FBI leak of information regarding the president is outrageous, inexcusable and...

by · Global
Queen praises a country `resolute in the face of adversity´

Queen praises a country `resolute in the face of adversity´

In her statement, she said: "My thoughts and prayers are with those families who have lost loved ones in the Grenfell Tower fire and the many people who are still critically ill in hospital". And ...

by · Global
Dem 'concerned' Trump will fire investigators

Dem 'concerned' Trump will fire investigators

The Justice Department's investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election is looking at Kushner's multiple roles in the Trump administration, including the Trump campaign's 2016 data analyt...

by · Global

UK queen visits London fire volunteers as locals plead for answers

Cundy, speaking outside Notting Hill Methodist Church, confirmed the previous death toll of 30 but said 28 more people likely died in the fire at the 24-story apartment building on Wednesday. She sa...

by · Global

Brexit, terror and an inferno: Sadiq Khan's first year as London mayor

Ms May also met with survivors of the fire during a visit to Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, which is treating eight people. Six victims have been identified and the others have been located, but wi...

by · Global
Duterte takes a rest as Marawi burns

Duterte takes a rest as Marawi burns

Prior to his speech yesterday, Duterte's last public event was on June 11 when he led the honor rites for the soldiers slain in conflict-torn Marawi City at the Villamor Air Base. Duterte was last see...

by · Global

Angry Trump decries being target of Russian links probe

If you now subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Las Vegas Optic, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below. Trump wrote, "You are witnessing the single g...

by · Global

Iraq captures border crossing with Syria from IS

According to Al-Manar, this is the third crossing on the border between Iraq and Syria , liberated from the Islamic State (a terrorist group, outlawed in Russia ). The agreement covers four zones in...

by · Global
Mother, adult daughters found dead at OH home

Mother, adult daughters found dead at OH home

Moments later, he was seen being led shirtless from the house. Kent State junior fashion design major Taylor Pifer , her sister Kylie Pifer , and their mother Suzanne Taylor , were found dead i...

by · Global
Attacker Shot Outside Notre Dame Cathedral

Attacker Shot Outside Notre Dame Cathedral

French interior minister Gerard Collomb told reporters that the attacker, believed to be an Algerian student, was also armed with kitchen knives. The attacker was shot in the thorax and one officer ...

by · Global

Scalise condition upgraded to serious

The bullet reportedly pierced his hip during baseball practice may have done a lot of damage and the hospital said he's had to have a number of transfusions. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). A playground ...

by · Global

Crowds protest Theresa May's visit to scene of London tower blaze

Police expect the number of dead to increase, but have not put a figure on it. She faced cries of "coward" and "shame on you" as police restrained angry crowds, following accusations of avoiding l...

by · Global

Roger Stone to Trump: Fire Mueller and Rosenstein

Mr Trump did not identify who "the man" was but appeared to be questioning the integrity of Deputy Attorney-General Rod Rosenstein - the Justice Department's number two official who appointed Mr Mue...

by · Global

Andre Silva: Cristiano Ronaldo "focused" on Confederations Cup

Portugal is still riding high after its first global title, and this team is loaded all over the field, with Ronaldo, Nani and AC Milan newboy Adrian Silva leading the attack. In addition to being ...

by · Global

DUP hoping to conclude deal with May as soon as possible

Foster said talks with May will continue into next week. "If there is the expected positive outcome, it will be at least the start of next week before anything is signed off", a DUP source said. But...

by · Global

Trump bashes probes into his 'non-dealings' with Russian Federation

Trump expressed frustration Thursday at the prospect of that review, again taking to Twitter to denounce the probe as a " witch hunt ", and complaining that Hillary Clinton should be the subject of a ...

by · Global

Fire: Protests take place across London

Prime Minister Theresa May ordered full public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower disaster and said it was right that "this awful tragedy is properly investigated". The investigation will identify an...

by · Global

Grenfell Tower: PM reverses vow to keep survivors in the area

Some 19 patients are still being treated in hospital, of whom 10 are in a critical condition, the National Health Service said. It's not just residents of the 24-storey high-rise block of flats that...

by · Global
UK Election: What's Next for the Hung Parliament?

UK Election: What's Next for the Hung Parliament?

UKIP: A big goose egg for the UK Independence Party - the nationalist movement that favored an exit from the European Union . The change may help to quell some of the unrest within the party. As ...

by · Global

USA lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement

Scalise, the third ranking member of House Republican leadership, was among six people who were injured after a gunman opened fire Wednesday in Alexandria, Virginia, during a Republicans' early-morn...

by · Global
UK to double length of next Parliament to deal with Brexit

UK to double length of next Parliament to deal with Brexit

The Queen's Speech traditionally takes place during the ceremonial State Opening Of Parliament, setting out the government's proposed legal programme for the coming year. Leader of the Commons Andrea ...

by · Global