by | June 15, 2017 | 05:52

One senior backbencher told the BBC that she had appeared "contrite and genuine but not on her knees". May apologised to Conservative MPs on Monday, accepting personal responsibility for failing to win an outright victory and sacrificing the parliamentary majority she inherited from her predecessor David Cameron when she came to power past year following the UK's vote to exit the European Union (EU).

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:49

Final results gave May's Conservatives 318 seats to 262 for the Labour Party , led by Jeremy Corbyn . Niblett said: "Having made Brexit the rationale for the election, she nevertheless made no effort during the campaign to explain how she would manage the negotiation or what a successful deal would look like".

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:50

Firefighters rescued large numbers of people - some of them in their pyjamas - from the 43-year-old block, a low rent housing estate which overlooks up-scale parts of the Kensington area. Survivor Edward Daffarn said the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organization, or KCTMO, which manages the Grenfell Tower as well as other buildings in the area, is responsible because it ignored numerous warnings.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:46

Mr. Sessions' answer, however, was more categorical than that. A major test on that front will be whether the FBI is willing to release memos from former FBI Director James Comey of his conversations with President Donald Trump , now that they have been provided to Mueller.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:46

In that regard, Sessions confirmed many aspects of what Comey had to say. "Now you're not answering questions". Heinrich immediately tore into Sessions , accusing him of "impeding" the panel's investigation. But Democrats on the Senate panel pressed him repeatedly on issues such as his contacts with Russian Federation and his role in the dismissal of Comey - who led the FBI's probe on Russian Federation until he was ousted.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:45

More than 200 firefighters, backed up by 40 fire engines, fought for hours to try to control the blaze, London's deadliest for a generation. A huge plume of smoke wafted across the London skyline and left a burned-out hulk in the working class, multi-ethnic neighbourhood.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:36

Last month, the New York Times reported that Comey wrote a February memo alleging Trump asked him to shut down the FBI investigation into Flynn's ties to Russian Federation. Andrew Wright, an associate professor at the Savannah Law School in Georgia who served as associate counsel to former president Barack Obama, said executive privilege was created to allow a president to keep an aide's advice confidential or protect national security.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:39

The Senate is slated to vote today on whether to impose a spate of new sanctions against Russia over allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election. Footage from the film shows Oliver Stone sitting in a conference room with Putin and asking the president about the election. The source told Page Six they "watched from behind [their] hands" as Stone claimed, more or less, that " Israel had far more involvement in the U.S.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:32

Mika was shot multiple times, his family was told. These can be fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters, friends and neighbors. "We'd have been sitting ducks". "It would have been a awful scene. if he makes it there to the dugout, then you're in trouble". His office says he was not at the practice when the shooting occurred.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:26

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , an old school left-winger widely written off at the start of the campaign, has drawn thousands of people to upbeat rallies and energized young voters with his plans to boost public spending after years of Conservative austerity.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:28

Republicans will be invited to join the lawsuit next if they wish to do so. Frosh said attorneys would attempt to obtain copies of Trump's tax returns as part of the lawsuit . A 1997 Supreme Court decision by then-Chief Justice William Rehnquist indicates such cases have standing if the plaintiffs are numerous enough that they could have had a decisive impact on the vote from which they were excluded, said Tara Grove, a professor specializing in federal courts and constitutional law at ...

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:23

PARIS (AP) - A police officer shot and wounded a man who attacked officers with a hammer near Notre Dame Cathedral on Tuesday, Paris police and a police union official said. The attack came the day before new President Emmanuel Macron unveils his first efforts against terrorism, which Collomb called the president's top priority.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:22

Police named Barking as the home of two of the attackers - Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane - while their accomplice Youssef Zaghba was listed as being from east London . Much of the area, which had been closed since the attack occurred last Saturday, has now reopened, according to police. French tourist Xavier Thomas, 45, was crossing the bridge with his girlfriend Christine Delcros on Saturday when he was struck by the terrorists' van and knocked over a wall.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:21

The last time Rodman visited North Korea, he delighted the country's young ruler with a rendition of "Happy Birthday", suffered an angry meltdown on CNN while defending his trip, and spent time at a rehab facility after returning to the United States.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:19

More than 250 firefighters were called to the block on the Lancaster West Estate, in north Kensington, at about 1am. Commander Stuart Cundy, of the Metropolitan Police , said the recovery operation would be "complex and lengthy", and the number of fatalities was expected to rise.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:19

I have complete confidence in the investigation that's being conducted by the Capitol Police, the FBI, who are also working with local law enforcement. "We ask that you keep the Whip and others harmed in this incident in your thoughts and prayers", Scalise's office said. "It is that humanity that will win the day, and it always will.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:20

The 2017 G20 summit will take place in Hamburg, Germany in early July. Even though the United States has said it is committed to fighting climate change , withdrawing from an worldwide agreement that fights climate change begs to differ.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:15

Pruitt's early departure from the discussions may further obstruct plans by environment ministers at the two-day meeting. Canada's environment minister says a recent report claiming Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asked German Chancellor Angela Merkel about leaving the Paris climate agreement out of a planned G20 statement was an "incorrect translation".

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:17

Why? Because he personally recused himself from all things related to the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation the day after he was sworn into office. "I also think it's very clear , despite what he attempted to assert in his testimony , that Attorney General Sessions wasn't actually confused by my question during his January confirmation hearing".

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:12

Officials said several people were injured, and victims were being transported to hospitals. Trump, a Republican, said Scalise , a Louisiana congressman, was "badly injured" but in stable condition. "Right now everyone is focused on praying", Bond said. Brooks told CNN that during batting practice he heard a "bam" and then a quick succession of shots and saw the gunman shooting through the holes in a chain link fence.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:11

The jury is still deliberating the verdict. Lawyers attached to the case wore similarly somber expressions as the seven men and five women left the Montgomery County courtroom about 9:15 p.m. Cosby said according to the police report. He said he was attracted to Ms. Constand the first time he met her and the two discussed her personal life, including a makeover and how her "butt" looked.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:13

The Washington Post reported that the gunman was also wounded in an exchange of gunfire with Capitol Police. He praised the efforts of U.S. Capitol Police and other first responders. Brooks said, "It's not easy to take when you see people around you being shot and you don't have a weapon yourself". In a statement, Texas Rep. Roger Williams, one of the team's coaches, said one of his staff members was shot during the incident and was receiving medical attention.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:13

Scalise's office issued a statement saying the congressman was undergoing surgery but was in stable condition. I thank the fearless Capitol Police Officers and Alexandria Police for their response to this horrific shooting . He also praised the efforts of U. S. Capitol Police and other first responders. All of the SC lawmakers who took to Twitter in the shooting's aftermath asked for prayers for those affected, while also thanking law enforcement.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:08

White House officials had weighed trying to block Comey by arguing that his discussions with the president pertained to national security and that there was an expectation of privacy. Why did Comey say he's never been asked to stop an investigation for political reasons after that conversation with Trump? President Trump look push a $1 trillion infrastructure plan with a series of White House events and a trip to OH nest week.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:07

Davidson , who helped 13 Scottish Conservative lawmakers get elected, has gained leverage within her party. "What we have said is that we are going to deliver on the wishes of the British public and that was to retake control of borders and laws", May's spokesman said.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:06

In a statement released around 5pm local time (midday EST), the Metropolitan Police confirmed 12 deaths, and said they expect the total to keep rising. Some residents initially feared the fire was also terror-related, although authorities discounted that possibility. Help! Help!' The fire brigade could only help downstairs.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:00

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was among at least five people who were shot in what appears to have been an attack Wednesday morning at a congressional baseball practice in Virginia. "Fifty (shots) would be an understatement, I'm quite sure", Flake said when asked about the total amount of gunfire, including police returning fire.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:58

It added the cause of the massive fire is not known at this stage. "My daughter's friend said she observed an adult who made some sort of homemade parachute and tried to lower himself out of the window". Police said that six people have died in the blaze, which broke out after midnight Wednesday at Grenfell Tower , an apartment block housing 120 homes.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:02

Many others are receiving medical care. "This is an unprecedented incident", said London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton. Around 200 firefighters and 40 fire engines were mobilized to combat the blaze, according to London Fire Brigade.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:58

DeSantis who at baseball practice recalls: "A guy...walked up to us that was asking whether it was Republicans or Democrats out there". I told him they were republicans . Duncan was in the passenger seat and got a clearer view of who he believes to be the shooter . He also said it may be time to look at increasing security details for more than just top members of Congress.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:59

Tens of thousands rallied in more than 100 Russian towns and cities on Monday, and hundreds were arrested . But before he could even attend, Navalny was detained outside his home, accused of organizing a public rally without permission, sent to court and now faces a hefty fine.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:57

U.S. Rep. French Hill said on Twitter he was at the White House when it happened. "[Scalise] went down and dragged himself off of the infield into the outfield about 10 or 15 yards and was laying motionless out there". Hodgkinson's apparent Facebook page included strong criticism of Republicans and the Trump administration. "It tells you how much we share", he said, fighting back tears.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:57

Instead Sayed says, what has convinced him that he will not see the creation of a Palestinian state during his lifetime is the policies of the Israeli government over the last half century - particularly those concerning settlements for Israeli Jews.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:52

Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III was hired by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to continue the investigation on the Russian probe into their alleged involvement in the 2016 election. Lawmakers also asked Rosenstein whether it was appropriate for Sessions to be involved in the firing of Comey given Sessions's recusal from the Clinton email investigation , which he offered because of his role on the Trump campaign .

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:51

London Fire Brigade said the cause of the fire is still being investigated, but several residents reported one man had said it started in his faulty fridge. After today's fire, one user wrote: "Hell and good riddance". It is not known how many people were in the building at the time, although the timing suggests many would have been asleep at the time.