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Theresa May may face more criticism after London Tower block fire

Former Conservative cabinet minister Michael Portillo said her meeting with the emergency services was "a good thing" but that she "should have been there with the residents". He said that he and a parliamentary group that he chairs have been pushing for better safety regulations since the 2009 fire. Clothing and refreshment are laid out near a tower block severely damaged by a serious fire, in north Kensington, West London , Britain June 14, 2017. Read More »

Wife, lover arrested in famous hairdresser's slaying in LA


As noted at the Times, just days before his death Sementilli had posted on Facebook a photo of his 1987 hairstylist certification. They have both been charged with murder and will be arraigned Friday afternoon. The murder charge against them includes the special circumstance allegations of murder for financial gain and lying in wait. Hayes said that was connected to Fabio Sementilli's life insurance; Monica Sementelli was the direct beneficiary of the $1.6 million policy. Read More »

Trump acknowledges for first time he's under investigation

Special counsel Robert Mueller and several congressional panels are investigating the Russian Federation issue, which has cast a shadow over the early months of Trump's presidency. In his tweet today, Trump seemingly confirmed the report and reiterated his charge linking his presidential campaign with Russian Federation is nothing but a political witch-hunt. Read More »

DUP leader calls for 'sensible Brexit'

Deputy Leader Nigel Dodds is leading the DUP delegation to London as party leader Arlene Foster has returned to Northern Ireland , the spokesman said. Talks were initially billed to start on 19 June, but the government has only committed to starting talks some time next week due to the delay in the Queen's speech. Read More »

Michelle Carter, Who Texted Her Boyfriend To Kill Himself, Is Found Guilty


Carter was released on bail, but is barred from contacting Roy's family and can not leave MA. The prosecution argued that she had manipulated him into continuing. Conrad Roy's father, who has the same name as his son, welcomed the verdict and thanked the judge before bursting into sobs. The ACLU's MA chapter says in a statement that the conviction "exceeds the limits of our criminal laws and violates free speech protections guaranteed by the MA and U.S. Read More »

First round of Brexit talks to begin on June 19

The first round of formal negotiations on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union will begin on June 19, it has been confirmed. He said his party would oppose any deal between the British government and the DUP that undermined the 1998 accord but he said Sinn Féin would support any additional funds for the north secured in return for supporting Mrs May. Read More »

Mélenchon (FI) vise un groupe parlementaire


Invité d'Europe 1 ce vendredi 16 juin, Jean-Luc Mélenchon a esquivé la question de savoir s'il serait candidat à la présidence de ce groupe parlementaire. "Par ce choix, Jean-Luc Mélenchon " démontre à nouveau que son objectif n'est pas de faire élire un maximum de députés de gauche à l'Assemblée nationale mais bien de faire battre un maximum de socialistes", a dénoncé le député sortant, moquant chez son adversaire " sectarisme", " égocentrisme " et " volonté hégémonique ". Read More »

Vice President Pence Hires Private Attorney for Russia Probe


With the special counsel investigation and congressional inquiries into Russia's involvement in the 2016 election beginning, everyone is looking for ways to protect themselves. After Comey's testimony, Trump said he had been vindicated because his former FBI director confirmed telling Trump on three occasions that he was not under investigation. Read More »

Trump Twitter Rant: Crooked H Destroyed Phones With Hammer, Bleached Emails

President Trump on Thursday questioned why isn't the subject of Russia-related investigations but he is. And in February, three days after former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn resigned and two days after The New York Times ran a blockbuster story about Trump campaign aides reported ties to Russian Federation, the president used a news conference to try to divert attention to his old foe. Read More »

Turkey's Erdogan decries isolation of Qatar as 'inhumane', like a 'death penalty'

French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to boost France's diplomatic profile in the Middle East and reconcile tensions between Qatar and its neighbors over allegations Qatar funds Islamic extremists. The airspace closure was within its sovereign right to protect the country and its citizens from anything it sees as a threat and as a precautionary measure, Saudi Arabia's General Authority of Civil Aviation said in a statement published by the Saudi Press Agency. Read More »

Trump considering 'terminating' Russia probe leader


Mueller's plans emerged just a week after former FBI Director James Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that Trump pressed him in February to ease up on an investigation into Flynn. Ruddy was at the White House Monday to meet with White House aides, but did not speak with the president, Press Secretary Sean Spicer said. "Mr". Read More »

Atari is indeed working on a new game console, CEO confirms


However, Atari CEO Fred Chesnais has now told GamesBeat that a new Atari game console is indeed in the works. The video and site teased "brand new Atari product years in the making", however, no details have been supplied and the domain information for the site is still being hidden by a private company called Domains By Proxy. Read More »

Coalition says 'would welcome' al-Baghdadi death - KVOA | | Tucson, Arizona

However, Col. Ryan Dillon , a spokesman for the US-led coalition's operation against IS in Syria and Iraq , said he "cannot confirm these reports at this time". Some reports at that time suggested that Baghdadi had been left "critically wounded" in the attack. Al-Hashimi predicted that al-Baghdadi's death could splinter the organization into three groups: One will return to the mother al-Qaida group and form its arm in Iraq; another will join al-Qaida's branch in Syria known as Fatah ... Read More »

Majority Of Americans Think Trump Meddled In Russia Probe

Trump had not asserted executive privilege to keep them secret". "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!" A former senior intelligence official with knowledge of the discussions confirmed to NBC News that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has requested interviews with Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats and National Security Agency chief Admiral Mike Rogers about their conversations with ... Read More »

Watch Conrad Roy's father react to Michelle Carter's guilty verdict


Carter's defense team argued that Roy , who had a history of depression and had previously attempted suicide, would have died regardless of Carter's messages. They say she told Roy to "get back in" his truck when he became frightened while trying to kill himself with carbon monoxide. Roy aspired to be a tugboat captain and would be alive if not for Carter's actions, Rayburn said. Read More »

North Korea rejects new sanctions, to pursue nuclear program


China has strived to develop and improve friendly and cooperative relations with other countries in the Asia-Pacific, with China-U.S. relations forging ahead positively and steadily, China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination progressing at a high level and China-India strategic cooperative partnership deepening, the senior Chinese military official noted. Read More »

When it comes to Heimlich, Oregon St teammates not talking


Ray announced Thursday that Heimlich is no longer a member of the 2017 Beavers squad, as the junior decided not to join the Beavers in Omaha at the upcoming College World Series. He finished probation and court-ordered classes in 2014 and was required to register as a sex offender. While Heimlich said Oregon State's admissions standards are consistent with federal guidelines, he said he will initiate a review of the school's policies that will "consider the possibility that some offenses and ... Read More »

Amazon to buy Whole Foods grocery chain for $13.7B

The deal could be "transformative", Moody's lead retail analyst Charlie O'Shea said, "not just for food retail, but for retail in general". The grocer will continue to operate stores under the Whole Foods Market brand, the companies said. Read More »

Royals visit survivors of high-rise fire as death toll increases


Grenfell Tower residents had expressed a series of concerns to the local council, including the lack of sprinklers and the fact that it had a single staircase - a common feature of 1970s tower blocks. It later issued a new statement, removing the previous mention of the building meeting fire regulation standards, instead saying the project met "all required building regulations". Read More »

Cosby Jurors End Dramatic Day 4 of Deliberations With No Verdict


As the jurors left for the day, O'Neill heaped praise on them, thanking them for their dedication and the sacrifice they've made being 300 miles (482 kilometers) from home in the Pittsburgh area. But he said he'd let the jurors work as long as they wanted. "It's very common for the judge to that "dynamite charge" again and say, ' You've got to give this another try, '" McAndrews said. Read More »

Turkey not taking sides in Gulf dispute - media cites Turkish foreign minister

According to Bloomberg News, Qatar bought 36 warplanes produced by McDonnell Douglas, a subsidiary of Boeing . Washington and Doha have signed an agreement for the purchase of F-15 fighter jets, with an initial cost of $12 billion, as US President Donald Trump's administration attempts to navigate an ongoing diplomatic crisis in the Gulf . Read More »

Donald Trump blasts report on possible obstruction of justice probe

CNBC's Eamon Javers said that the White House wouldn't clarify whether or not Trump was referring to Mueller as "bad and conflicted". "Nice", the president wrote on Twitter . The new survey, conducted by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, found more than 6 in 10 Americans disapprove of the job Trump is doing as president, and almost half strongly disapprove. Read More »

UK PM rushed away from fire protesters

British Prime Minister Theresa May is promising a comprehensive package of help for victims of the devastating fire at a west London apartment building. Police surrounded May as she left a church Friday following the meeting with survivors and protesters shouted "Shame on you!" and "Coward!" Using drones and sniffer dogs, firefighters continued Friday to search the burned-out housing block that looms over Notting Dale, a low-income community next to the super-affluent Notting Hill ... Read More »

US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions

Cardin said the bill's Senate passage "sends a clear message to Moscow and Tehran that there will be economic, diplomatic and material consequences for their aggression toward USA interests, values and allies". Special Counsel Robert Mueller is conducting a separate probe. Cohn's comments were a clarification of earlier remarks in which he said the president didn't have a position on Russian Federation sanctions. Read More »

Grief turns to anger in neighborhood near London tower fire

Fire safety engineers were stunned at how rapidly the fire spread, engulfing the building in less than an hour in the middle of the night and preventing firefighters from reaching many people inside. Despite the angst towards the London mayor, he told reporters he shared their anger. A critical difference, part of a $13 million refurbishment at Grenfell Tower past year included extra insulation under new panels on the building's exterior. Read More »