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50 people taken to hospitals from tower fire, number of fatalities confirmed

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Eddie, 55, who lives on the 16th floor, said he ran out of his house with a wet towel wrapped around his head as smoke engulfed the flat. The cause of the fire remains unknown at this stage, the Fire Brigade said . Police told news.com.au that people remained trapped inside the building as many as seven hours after the fire started. "There were no fire alarms", said Daffarn, who was warned by a neighbor to flee. Read More »

Kellyanne Says Mueller's Legal Team Is Anti

At the time, Sessions said he was recusing himself only because he was involved in the 2016 campaign as an adviser to the Trump campaign. And Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Tuesday said he couldn't talk about firing Comey - because it's something Mueller might be investigating. Read More »

Sessions Recused from Russia Probe But Not From 'Defending My Honor'

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Here's a look at the top quotes from Sessions' hearing. "Declining to answer questions at a congressional hearing about confidential conversations with the President is long-standing executive-branch-wide practice", the official said. National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers and Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, both declined to discuss their own Trump communications during a hearing last week. Read More »

Les pays du Golfe maintiennent la pression sur le Qatar

Le ministre koweïtien des Affaires étrangères a annoncé dimanche que son pays poursuivrait ses efforts pour résoudre la crise autour du Qatar qui est prêt, selon lui, à "adhérer aux efforts" pour renforcer la sécurité au sein du Conseil de coopération du Golfe (CCG). Read More »

SHOWDOWN: Sessions battles top Democratic senator over Comey's testimony

Sessions , a Republican former senator, was an early supporter of Trump's presidential campaign. "That I participated in any collusion or that I was aware of any collusion with the Russian government to hurt this country , which I have served with honor for over 35 years , or to undermine the integrity of our democratic process, is an appalling and detestable lie ", he told members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing. Read More »

May ministers hold 'secret talks' with Labour to force soft Brexit

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May in return for the DUP's support, but there are indications the party will be seeking more funding for Northern Ireland programs as well as a softer line on Brexit talks. "But she was also resolute and determined in plotting a path over the course of the next five years which will ensure the country emerges stronger and which will ensure that we not only strengthen the economy but also invest more in public services and make sure the quality of people's lives is enhanced". Read More »

Man's head smashed in with hammer in regional NSW

He was charged with attempted murder, but that charge was upgraded to murder after the 57-year-old man died in hospital this morning. Patrick Boon appeared in Moree Local Court on Wednesday over the alleged attack on a 57-year-old man in Wee Waa, north west New South Wales. Read More »

One word from Comey's testimony could determine whether Trump obstructed justice

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In a May interview with NBC News' Lester Holt, Trump claimed the January meeting took place because Comey "wanted to have dinner" with the president. Comey testified Thursday that he made a decision to pass on his notes of meetings with Trump to a Columbia professor friend of his to leak to the New York Times after perceiving the Trump tapes tweet as a threat. Read More »

Emmanuel Macron se rend au Maroc pour rencontrer le roi Mohamed VI

Accompagné "uniquement de son épouse, Brigitte, et de ses proches collaborateurs", le président français Emmanuel Macron se rendra mercredi 14 juin au Maroc, suite à une invitation du roi Mohammed VI, rapporte Jeune Afrique . La visite d'Emmanuel Macron au Maroc s'inscrit dans un contexte particulier, marqué par un mouvement de contestation dans le Rif (nord du Maroc) depuis le mois d'octobre 2016. Read More »

Sen. Cotton Rips Dems for Chasing 'Rabbit Trails' at Sessions Hearing

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Sessions' appearance before the intelligence committee is an indication of just how much the Russian Federation investigation has shaded his tenure. The attorney general said there were some things he couldn't talk about because of long standing policies about keeping communications with the president confidential. Read More »

Nicola Sturgeon fails to convince voters on education and services

The former Labour leader has reunited with Lord Darling of Roulanish, his former chancellor, to try to capitalise on the recent bounce that Labour has received in the opinion polls. "I think most people would be appalled at that". Mr McDougall was the Better Together campaign director. "A vote for the Conservatives, or any other party, won't stop another divisive referendum". Read More »

30 people taken to London hospitals after fire

A witness, Jody Martin, said: "I watched one person falling out, I watched another woman holding her baby out the window. hearing screams". The whole tower block appears to have been gutted. The firefighters are working very hard to rescue the residents from the fire. It is not clear if people are trapped inside. Once the sun rose, smoke could be seen from miles away. Read More »

Late-Night Hosts Pick Apart Jeff Sessions' Testimony (and Accent)

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Cornyn, who was briefly considered to replace Comey at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, sought to discredit Comey's testimony last week that Trump fired him over the Russian Federation probe. "At all times throughout the course of the campaign, the confirmation process, and since becoming Attorney General, I have dedicated myself to the highest standards", he said . Read More »

7.0mag quake rocks Mexico's southern state of Chiapas

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The quake was registered at 1:29 am local time, its epicentre around 156 kilometres west of Guatemala City in the department of San Marcos, the Institute of Seismology said. The Civil Protection Authority in Mexico's Chiapas posted photos on Twitter showing damaged buildings and homes. Most residents are small-scale farmers or run small businesses. Read More »

5 things we learned at Jeff Sessions' hearing

King pressed at one point. White House frustrations with the Justice Department spilled into public view last week, when Trump on Twitter criticized the legal strategy in defending his proposed travel ban. Sessions argued that in the context of the hearing, "my answer was a fair and correct response to the charge as I understood it". Later, Sessions directly blasted Comey for his testimony in private last week, "This is a secret innuendo out there being leaked about me - and I don't ... Read More »

How Apple's HomePod smart speaker compares to Amazon Echo and Google Home

Amazon's senior VP of devices David Limp explained that he believes Alexa and Siri should be able to communicate with one another, while also pointing to the HomePod's price as an advantage for Amazon ... The HomePod will work with HomeKit as well, which is Apple's smart home platform. The top of the HomePod is also touch-sensitive for controlling volume and pausing. Read More »

Suspected N Korea drone photographed US missile-defense site

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Have you read Trendiee Today? A North Korean soldier escaped to South Korea Tuesday evening by walking across the Demilitarised Zone that bisects the peninsula, Seoul's defence ministry said . It added: "The DPRK is about 10,400 km far away from NY, but this is just not a long distance for a strike today". South Korea has repeatedly accused the North of flying suspected spy drones across the tense border. Read More »

AMR spawns most powerful Aston Martin Vantage

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Aston Martin is offering the V12 model with an optional titanium exhaust system that saves 14kg. The V8 makes 436hp, with the V12 now up to 603hp from 573; both are offered with manual or paddleshift gearboxes . Buyers can choose to option in lightweight carbon seats and carbon trim. The V8 Roadster starts from £107,500 and V12 Roadster £158,500. The interior is created to match the exterior, combining different types of leather and Alcantara, plus contrasting coloured accents, to ... Read More »

Mozilla Releases the "Best Firefox Ever"

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If multi-content process is enabled, opening Task Manager in Windows should reveal multiple processes for Firefox (the UI process is listed under Apps, the content processes can be found under Background Processes). With the release of Firefox 48, Mozilla enabled multi-process support for 1 percent of users, slowly ramping up to almost half of the Firefox Release channel. Read More »

US Anti-Missile System Spied On By Drone, South Korea Discovers

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A suspected North Korean drone had photographed a us missile defense shield in South Korea before it crashed near the border where it was found last week, the Defense Ministry said Tuesday. North Korea has about 300 unmanned aerial vehicles at its disposal, including seven models that range from reconnaissance to combat purposes, according to a 2016 assessment by intelligence analyst Joseph Bermudez, a contributor to North Korea monitoring site 38 North . Read More »

I never committed tax fraud in Spain - Ronaldo

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The Argentinian player and his father Jorge Horacio Messi were found guilty of using companies in Belize, Britain, Switzerland and Uruguay to evade taxes on 4.16 million euros ($4.7 million) of Messi's earned income from his image rights in 2007-2009. Read More »

Jeff Sessions Didn't Exactly Give James Comey A Performance Review

Following the heated exchange with Wyden, Sessions repeatedly said he was not aware of any undisclosed meetings between Trump campaign officials and the Russian government. But the attorney general's pushed back hard when asked what those problematic matters could be, retorting: "There are none". The day after the termination, Trump told Kremlin visitors to the Oval Office: "I faced great pressure because of Russian Federation". Read More »