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More people may still be inside burning London tower block

The causes of the fire, one of the biggest in London in memory, were not immediately known. The fire continued to burn into Wednesday morning. The London Metropolitan police have set up an emergency number for people to get information about casualties. Read More »

No question paper leak of MBBS entrance test, says AIIMS panel

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The AIIMS MBBS entrance exam is conducted on 28th May 2017. AIIMS stands for All India Institute of Medical Sciences . There was apprehension about the entrance examination as Anand Rai, who exposed the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh, had alleged that the question papers of this year's entrance exam for MBBS course were leaked. Read More »

GOP House leader Steve Scalise shot in Virginia

Several other people were also believed to have been hit, according to a lawmaker who witnessed the shooting. The President has spoken to Scalise's wife and chief of staff, as well as House Speaker Paul Ryan , Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the chief of the Capitol Police. Read More »

Five key battles that tell the story of the UK election

Now with the anniversary of Britain's landmark June 23 Brexit vote looming and still no serious negotiations underway, many European Union nations and top officials have had enough. She's then got to present a programme to Parliament. The Scottish National Party is projected to win 34 seats, the Liberal Democrats 14 seats, and other parties 22 seats. Read More »

President Trump issues statements on shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise

The traditional charity event pits members of the Democratic and Republican parties against each other. The police chief said nothing to shed light on the motive for the shooting . He said Scalise crawled out of the outfield leaving a trail of blood, and that he was given liquids and put pressure on a chest wound. "He was a sitting duck". Read More »

Abbotsford man uses bat, headlock to fight off an intruder

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They just maybe, as part of habit - they hadn't be victimized or anything like that in the past - they keep a baseball bat by the front door. A scuffle ensued, during which Goertzen said he put the intruder "in a death-lock and held him until the cops came". Read More »

May Sets Up Meeting With Irish "Kingmakers"

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Jeremy Corbyn , leader of the opposition Labour Party, which saw its number of parliamentary seats and share of the vote increase, said there could be another election this year or early in 2018 after Thursday's vote produced no clear winner.BREXIT CIVIL WAR? At the Elysee news conference, Mrs May also defended her attempts to do a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party to keep the Tories in power. Read More »

N. Ireland Unionists turn kingmakers after UK election

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May's Conservative Party lost 12 seats but still retained the largest number in the 650-member House of Commons . Actor and rapper Riz Ahmed wrote in support of Corbyn on Twitter: "Big up Jezza for reviving so many ppls [sic] hope in politics". Read More »

Gulf states must respect rights in Qatar row — UN's Zeid

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There have been reports of demonstrations supporting Qatar from the Gaza Strip. Qatar is expanding its individual diplomacy, apparently from a viewpoint of security. While expressing solidarity with the kingdom and the people of Saudi Arabia, the prime minister said the kingdom had a very special place in the hearts of Pakistanis and that the Muslim world looked up to the monarch as the custodian of the two Holy Mosques. Read More »

6 killed, 74 injured in massive London high-rise blaze

He declined to give any details of the number of people who may be missing. "Mainly the kids, because obviously their voices, with their high pitched voices - that will remain with me for a long time". "It's unbearable hearing someone screaming for their lives at #grenfelltower". I've seen a couple of friends almost in tears in other garages round here. Read More »

Turkey foreign minister to visit Qatar Wednesday

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson shake hands with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir Tuesday, shortly before their private meeting at the US Department of State in Washington, DC. "I am also extremely troubled to hear that the UAE and Bahrain are threatening to jail and fine people who express sympathy for Qatar or opposition to their own governments' actions, as this would appear to be a clear violation of the right to freedom of expression or opinion", he said. Read More »

French president heading to Morocco for talks with king

The Prime Minister added that there is "a unity of purpose" among the British public that the Government should get on with Brexit following the leave vote. But the reversal of the historic Brexit decision last June would probably require another referendum. Then, the players linked arms and posed for a photo before moving to the center circle to stand for an impeccably observed minute of silence in honor of the victims. Read More »

Terror warning shuts German rock festival on opening night

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The evacuation comes less than two weeks after a suicide bomber struck an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, killing 22 individuals and injuring over 100 more. Police have suspended the popular Rock am Ring music festival in western Germany over a " terrorist threat situation" and cleared the area so that an investigation can take place. Read More »

Six dead in London tower block fire

The BBC's Andy Moore said the whole 24-storey block had been alight and there were fears the building might collapse. "It had completely spread within half an hour". Ruks Mamudu, 69, escaped from her first floor apartment wearing only her purple pajamas and bathrobe. She and her grandson sat outside the building, helplessly watching those trapped on higher floors. Read More »

Qatar Airways calls on ICAO to declare Gulf boycott 'illegal blockade'

The Eritrean government on Monday officially disclosed that it is behind full support of positions taken by Saudi Arabia and its allies over escalating Qatar-Gulf disputes. The country has strenuously denied all charges, rejecting them as "unjustified" and "baseless". In what appeared to be a coordinated move, foreign office officials alleged Qatar was responsible for supporting the Islamic State group and al-Qaeda "at all levels" in an unprecedented diplomatic spat for the Gulf region. Read More »

Macron's party leads in French parliamentary elections

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Pollsters' projections say that the final outcome could leave Macron with the biggest majority of seats in Parliament since President Charles De Gaulle's conservatives won more than 80 percent of seats in 1968. "Chancellor Merkel: My honest congratulations to Emmanuel Macron for the great success of his party in the first round". Mr. Macron's party has largely avoided controversy but one of his ministers who is running for re-election in Brittany, Richard Ferrand, is being probed over a ... Read More »

Rules to help defrauded students clear loans being revised

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Separately, 2,000 MA students who attended Corinthian Colleges, a for-profit chain that went bankrupt in 2015, also were eligible for loan discharges. "The borrower defense regulations provide critical protections for borrowers who were subjected to misleading and predatory practices by their postsecondary institutions", the motion says. Read More »

24-story tower engulfed in London; officials fear collapse

The building was being monitored by structural engineers amid concerns it could collapse. Residents are still trapped inside the building. "This is an unprecedented incident", Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton told reporters. Founder Haley Yearwood wrote: "In this tight-knit community, many families have lost everything they own, whilst others have lost their lives". He saw another man on about the 11th floor. Read More »

At least six dead in London tower block fire

She told the Press Association: "People were starting to appear at the windows, frantically banging and screaming". "In my 29 years of being a firefighter I have never, ever seen anything of this scale". I saw it engulfed in flames. 'A lot of people said "Help, help, help". She has got six kids. A crowdfunding campaign set up on Wednesday morning has raised more than £17,000 so far, with more than 700 people donating. Read More »

Deadly fire engulfs high-rise in London

London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said that a number of people are thought to have died. At least 30 people were sent to hospitals. "Our priority is to assess the level and nature of injuries and ensure those in the most need are treated first and taken to hospital", the London Ambulance Service service said. Read More »

GOP baseball practice shooter identified as 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson

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Louis, said in an interview Wednesday that he became friendly with James T. Hodgkinson , whom law enforcement officials identified as the shooter , during their work in Iowa on Sen. "Our fearless Capitol Police perform a challenging job with incredible skill, and their bravery makes democracy possible", said President Trump. Several people were shot during the attack, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and Zack Barth, a legislative corespondent for Republican Rep. Read More »