• Gloria Allred to Bill Cosby:
Gloria Allred to Bill Cosby: "Round 2 is coming"

Bill Cosby leaves the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial , Friday, June 16, 2017, in Norristown, Pa . Excerpt from statement by Bill Cosby's wife, Camille , assailing the district attorney , the judge and attorneys for women who accused Cosby of molesting them, following the declaration Saturday of a mistrial ...

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  • Seven Americans still missing after destroyer's collision as search continues
Seven Americans still missing after destroyer's collision as search continues

The other two injured were transferred to the hospital to treat lacerations and bruises, it said. In this March 7, 2017, the guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) launches a missile from the aft missile deck during Multisail 17.

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  • Man 'with Knife' Arrested outside UK Parliament
Man 'with Knife' Arrested outside UK Parliament

Armed police arrested a man with a knife at the gates of the British parliament on Friday (Jun 16), almost three months after an Islamist terror attack in exactly the same spot. On 22 March, PC Keith Palmer was stabbed to death just inside Parliament by terror attacker Khalid Masood, who was gunned down by armed police. On April 27, a man w...

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  • Protesters storm town hall as anger grows over London fire
Protesters storm town hall as anger grows over London fire

At least 58 people may have died in the massive fire that engulfed a 24-storey residential tower housing over 100 families in west London , Scotland Yard said on Saturday, warning that the casualty figures "may increase". May chaired a government task force on the disaster before meeting survivors. "I have ordered that more staff be deployed acr...

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  • Three Palestinians killed after seriously wounding Israeli officer in attacks in Jerusalem
Three Palestinians killed after seriously wounding Israeli officer in attacks in Jerusalem

The Hamas and People's Front for the Liberation of Palestine militant groups quickly retorted that the three attackers who were killed were their members. Palestinian attacks on Israeli civilians and security personnel have increased since 2015, although the pace of the once daily attacks had slowed lately.

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  • Government will do 'whatever is required' following Grenfell Tower blaze
Government will do 'whatever is required' following Grenfell Tower blaze

The new figure of 58 includes the 30 that had already been announced. Police also said the death toll expected to rise. "If someone was in Grenfell tower and they did escape, and they haven't made it known to the police or to their family, I would urge them to contact the police casualty bureau".

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  • Paul Ryan says everyone should just let Robert Mueller do his job
Paul Ryan says everyone should just let Robert Mueller do his job

On PBS on Monday, Ruddy said that Trump's consideration of moving to fire Mueller was "pretty clear by what one of his lawyers said on television recently". Look who he is hiring.check fec reports. The New York Times reported , "That may have been by design, according to a person who spoke to Mr. Trump on Tuesday".

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  • Over 19 Killed in Hotel Attack in Somalia's Capital
Over 19 Killed in Hotel Attack in Somalia's Capital

The militants took hostages in the restaurant. On Thursday, al Shabaab killed 59 people in an attack on a military base in the semi-autonomous Puntland region in northern Somalia. This and snipers have made it hard for the security forces to head inside, ' said Hussein. Soldiers surrounded the building and used vehicle-mounted guns to neutraliz...

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  • London fire: Multitude of fatalities, 50 admitted to hospitals
London fire: Multitude of fatalities, 50 admitted to hospitals

Islander Steve Apter, deputy commissioner of London Fire Brigade , has paid tribute to the incredible efforts of firefighters who risked their lives to tackle this week's horrific Grenfell Tower blaze and rescue those trapped inside. "We as the police have started an investigation, I mentioned when I was down at the scene this morning that one o...

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  • Mueller expands special counsel office, hires 13 lawyers
Mueller expands special counsel office, hires 13 lawyers

In a series of tweets, Trump lashed out against the investigation into whether his campaign colluded with Russian Federation to influence the 2016 election. Earlier this month, Rosenstein told The Associated Press that "if anything that I did winds up being relevant to his investigation then, as Director Mueller and I discussed, if there's a need f...

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  • Justice Department's Rosenstein assures Congress of special counsel's independence in Russian Federation probe
Justice Department's Rosenstein assures Congress of special counsel's independence in Russian Federation probe

Within days of Comey's ouster, investigators began looking into Trump for obstruction of justice, The Post reported . Justice Department regulations stipulate that a special counsel can be fired only for "misconduct, dereliction of duty, incapacity, conflict of interest, or for other good cause", but there may already be such grounds to remove M...

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  • London police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block blaze
London police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block blaze

Many in the United Kingdom are upset with Prime Minister Theresa May for her response - or lack thereof - to the Grenfell Tower fire . Mrs May has been heavily criticised in the wake of the tragedy after making a private visit to the Grenfell Tower building and failing to meet with victims in the direct aftermath of the disaster.

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  • Trump Confirms He's Under Investigation Over Comey Firing
Trump Confirms He's Under Investigation Over Comey Firing

In the backlash following Comey's dismissal, Rosenstein hired Robert Mueller to oversee the Russian Federation probe as special counsel . Trump's tweets Friday were especially remarkable considering the context that Trump was repeatedly asking Comey and other investigators to go on the record to say he wasn't under investigation .

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  • Hodgkinson took target practice in Belleville before leaving, neighbor says
Hodgkinson took target practice in Belleville before leaving, neighbor says

He wounded four people . Scalise remained in critical condition Thursday afternoon, and although doctors say his condition has improved some over the last 36 hours, he will require further surgeries, time in the hospital and rehabilitation.

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  • 58 missing, presumed dead in London fire : London police
58 missing, presumed dead in London fire : London police

This week London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said: "This is a large building, there will be a large amount of building work required internally. So that 58 would include that 30", Cundy said. May was jeered after she made a visit to the community Friday. The queen and Philip stood silently before the start of the annual Trooping the Color pro...

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  • Lead surgeon: US congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot
Lead surgeon: US congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot

Lawmakers, including many of those who were at the practice, praised the decision. In all, 24,959 people attended the game, a record showing. This year, lawmakers turned baseball players, will take the field in front of more fans than usual.

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  • Uber CEO Kalanick says he will take leave of absence
Uber CEO Kalanick says he will take leave of absence

Eric Holder speaks at the 44th Annual Congressional Black Caucus legislative conference on September 26, 2014 in Washington, DC. On Sunday, the board voted unanimously to adopt all the recommendations made by a law firm hired to investigate deep-seated cultural problems, led by former USA attorney general Eric Holder.

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  • Theresa May sidesteps questions about response to Grenfell Tower disaster
Theresa May sidesteps questions about response to Grenfell Tower disaster

Cundy promised an exhausting investigation into the tragedy. He says "my heart goes out to those affected". The cause of the fire is still unknown but "there is nothing to suggest the fire was started deliberately ", London police said in a Friday statement.

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  • Don´t waste time, EU Brexit chief tells Britain
Don´t waste time, EU Brexit chief tells Britain

The party, led by Arlene Foster, has blocked same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland and counts openly homophobic ministers among its ranks. DUP leader Arlene Foster, who travelled to Westminster for talks with the Tories on Tuesday, said she hoped a deal could be reached "sooner rather than later".

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  • Ireland elects first gay Prime Minister Leo Varadkar
Ireland elects first gay Prime Minister Leo Varadkar

Addressing the Dail (the Irish parliament) on Wednesday after his confirmation, Varadkar said his government will be characterised by modernity. The Irish Times reported Varadkar then traveled to President Michael Higgins' residence to sign the warrant of office and complete the election process.

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  • Britain, EU in suspense
Britain, EU in suspense

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May will meet with a Northern Ireland-based party to see if they can together push through the Conservative Party's agenda after a disastrous snap election left her short of a majority in Parliament . Beyond the basic functions of government, she should aim to do little else. Ms Foster said the talks deadlin...

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise Still in Critical Condition, 'Has Improved,' Hospital Officials Say
Rep. Steve Scalise Still in Critical Condition, 'Has Improved,' Hospital Officials Say

From the stands, Vince Wetzel, a resident of Sacramento, California, who is visiting Washington and chose to take in the game, said, "It's just a good call to put aside political differences and just play some baseball". Lucee Laursen of La Crosse, Wisconsin, interning in the capital for a nonprofit, said, "It's showing that we might have differe...

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  • Shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list of names
Shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list of names

Mr Scalise, 51, sustained injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding after being shot in his left hip on Wednesday morning on a baseball field in a Washington suburb. "The congressman's status remains critical", Jack Sava, director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Capitol Police said they had "no evidence to s...

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, doctor says
Rep. Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, doctor says

As majority whip, he is the chief vote counter in the Republican conference. The others wounded were a police officer, a congressional aide and a lobbyist. Once it has lodged in bone or muscle, "it's not going to do anything". Mr Scalise , who has had two surgeries, will need additional operations and will be in the hospital for "a considerable ...

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  • About $4 million raised for London fire victims
About $4 million raised for London fire victims

May has outlined a series of measures to help those left homeless by the devastating fire which engulfed the 24-storey apartment block on Wednesday. A catastrophic blaze at a London apartment tower has brought new scrutiny to a long-accepted, counterintuitive rule for people in tall buildings: If the blaze breaks out elsewhere in the structure,...

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  • 'Witch Hunt': Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing
'Witch Hunt': Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

President Trump confirmed Friday that he is under investigation for firing FBI Director James Comey . Mr Rosenstein took over the investigation into whether Russian Federation tried to tip the United States election in favour of Mr Trump after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself in March.

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  • Donald Trump tweets surprising suggestion about firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director
Donald Trump tweets surprising suggestion about firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director

The department would not comment on the record on whether Trump, who has repeatedly complained about leaks on the case, requested the statement. "When I chose to just do it, I said to myself, I said, you know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made up story", Trump said then, in a clip Colbert pulled last nigh...

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  • Trump knows he is
Trump knows he is "being investigated for firing the FBI Director"

Former FBI head Robert Mueller was appointed as special counsel a day after a report stemming from the notes was published. In a May 9 memo , Rosenstein lambasted then-FBI Director James Comey for his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server.

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  • Judge declares mistrial in Bill Cosby sex assault case
Judge declares mistrial in Bill Cosby sex assault case

Camille described Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele as "heinously and exploitatively ambitious" and alleged Judge Steven O'Neill was "overtly arrogant in collaborating with the district attorney". This is a reach, but it does seem, both to Cosby's supporters and to detractors, as if the seventy-nine-year-old comedian has somehow wo...

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  • Britain says no EU exit deal unless future relationship taken into account
Britain says no EU exit deal unless future relationship taken into account

For Brussels, a concern with starting talks on such models would be that Brexit supporters might end up blocking them, raising the risk of time running out to get any deal: "Would you ..." Sir Keir said the loss of Mrs May's overall majority in the June 8 General Election meant Parliament could no longer be "marginalised" in the Brexit process ...

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  • Congressman faces third surgery today after ballpark shooting
Congressman faces third surgery today after ballpark shooting

A single rifle wound caused "substantial damage" to Scalise's internal organs and blood loss, his doctor explained Friday. Mr Scalise was shot in the hip when a lone gunman descended on the baseball practice in a Washington, DC suburb on Wednesday.

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  • UN envoy plans new round of Syria talks in July
UN envoy plans new round of Syria talks in July

The July round of negotiations is expected to finalize details of so-called "safe zones" to be set-up in Syria . According to UN's spe-cial envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, around 400,000 people have died in the conflict while half the population has been driven from their homes.

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  • Protesters storm town hall after London fire
Protesters storm town hall after London fire

Cundy added it was hard to say how many people were missing, but he said police did not expect to find any survivors in the search of the tower. Search-and-recovery efforts were paused on Friday over safety concerns, but resumed Saturday afternoon, police said .

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  • Theresa May to meet Sinn Féin in Downing Street over DUP deal
Theresa May to meet Sinn Féin in Downing Street over DUP deal

It was thought to have been postponed in order for measures agreed with the DUP to be included. British officials held "talks about talks" with the European Union's Brexit man in Brussels but actual negotiations, scheduled to start in a week's time, might be delayed by political upheaval in London .

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  • Witch Hunt! : Trump tweets he is under FBI investigation
Witch Hunt! : Trump tweets he is under FBI investigation

Russian President Vladimir Putin says former FBI Director James Comey's acknowledgement that he had given memos of his conversations with President Donald Trump to a friend who leaked them to the media is "weird". He lashed out at a top Justice Department official overseeing the inquiry, reflecting his mounting frustration with the unrelent...

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