by | June 17, 2017 | 07:18

The Navy has dispatched the USS Dewey, medical assistance and two Navy tugs and naval aircraft are being readied to help. The US Navy was still working to determine the number and extent of injuries Saturday morning, but reported that one sailor was being evacuated via Japanese Coast Guard helicopter.

by | June 17, 2017 | 07:12

A criminal investigation led by a senior detective from Scotland Yard's homicide and major crime command is under way with calls for "corporate manslaughter" arrests to be made. BBC Newsnight reports that the type of cladding on the outside of Grenfell Tower , installed in 2015 during a refurbishment, had a polyethylene - or plastic - core, instead of a more fireproof alternative with a mineral core.

by | June 17, 2017 | 07:10

Defending the executive order - which is a revision of a stricter one signed in Trump's first days as president - has been such a delicate process that lawyers for the Justice Departments have frequently avoided using the words "travel ban" in legal briefs .

by | June 17, 2017 | 07:10

Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy told BBC that he hopes the total number of casualties will not exceed 100. Police said six victims had been provisionally identified, adding that they were still unable to estimate the number of people missing.

by | June 17, 2017 | 07:09

Rumours were circulating on twitter just hours after the Warriors claimed their second National Basketball Association title in three seasons that the National Basketball Association champions will skip a trip the White House . NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant rode on a different bus with his mom. Curry said that if invited , the decision would come as a team, but added he probably "wouldn't go".

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:55

Yanez was charged last November with one count of felony second-degree manslaughter in Castile's death. The jury reached its verdict of not guilty on the manslaughter charge as well as the two counts of unsafe discharge of a firearm Friday afternoon after about 30 hours of deliberations.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:54

Mr Trump was strongly critical of some of Mr Comey's testimony but said Mr Comey had vindicated him by saying while he was at the agency, Mr Trump was not the subject of the FBI's Russian Federation probe. He fires a number of other tweets taking aim at the media and at the investigation. "Why is that Hillary Clintons family and Dems dealings with Russian Federation are not looked at, but my non-dealings are?", Trump tweeted just before 4 p.m.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:54

Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., aptly reflected that in his comments to the House afterward, urging his colleagues to remember the image of congressional Democrats praying for the wounded Republican and declaring, "An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us".

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:52

The crowd included Cuban-Americans whose families left the island after Fidel Castro took over the government in 1959, overthrowing the dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista. The new president's action is broadly opposed by American business groups. The change in the US posture toward Cuba under Trump marks the latest policy about-face by the president.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:53

Jubilation faded to resignation. Before former President Barack Obama launched detente with Cuba in December 2014, most Americans without family ties to Cuba traveled to the island on expensive guided tours dedicated to full-time "meaningful interaction" with the Cuban people and - in principle at least - avoiding activities that could be considered tourism, which is illegal under US law.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:49

Comey's statement before the House Intelligence Committee upset Trump, who has repeatedly denied that any coordination with the Russians took place. Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats, National Security Agency's head Mike Rogers, and Rogers's recently departed deputy Richard Ledgett agreed to be interviewed by Mueller's investigators as early as this week, the Post reported .

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:48

Ticket sales picked up after Wednesday's shooting, eventually setting an attendance record, the organizers said, as attendees such as Alexander Hilten, 16, of Arlington, Va., chose to come to the game for the first time . Both sides depicted the event as a unifying experience. Before the game got started, members of Congress held a non-partisan prayer to honor Scalise and the Capitol Police in the middle of the field.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:47

Just weeks ago, Gingrich had heaped praise on Mueller, hailing him as a "superb choice" for special counsel whose reputation was "impeccable for honesty and integrity". Ruddy said he spoke with Trump last week and he thought the president was "weighing" the option of firing Mueller judging by what the president's lawyers have been saying.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:42

NY right fielder Aaron Judge heard the MVP chants from the heavy Yankees-fan contingent on Monday night, particularly after his two-run home run in the eighth inning snapped a tie and lifted the Yankees to a 5-3 win over the Angels . It was the Yankees staff's longest such streak in the Expansion Era (since 1961) and the longest stretch of hitless at-bats with runners in scoring position in the majors since the Montreal Expos also held opponents hitless 45 times in 1982.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:40

In a final flourish of bipartisan camaraderie for the night, Democratic Rep. Mike Doyle of Pennsylvania, his team's manager, accepted the trophy, then gave it to his GOP counterpart, Rep. They were in good spirits despite the heat and humidity as they prepared for the congressional baseball match that pits Republicans against Democrats.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:39

President Donald Trump - who frequently denounced China on the campaign trail - has turned to Beijing to help rein in North Korea's weapons programme, prompting concerns among Asian allies that America might go easy on the South China Sea issue.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:40

The queen met locals on her way into the Westway Sports Centre, which has been turned into a makeshift shelter after the blaze on Wednesday morning engulfed a 24-storey tower block and killed at least 30 people . The PM had earlier visited Chelsea and Westminster Hospital to meet staff and patients who were caught up in the fire. Hours before the fund was announced, London's Mayor Sadiq Khan wrote an open letter to May over the perceived lack of government response.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:38

Colleagues who visited Scalise, including House Speaker Paul Ryan , sounded generally upbeat, but spoke more in terms of hopes than the confident predictions of the immediate aftermath a day earlier. Several other people were also injured in Wednesday's shooting before Scalise's security detail and other police officers gunned down the assailant, who later died.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:30

Britain has to leave the European Union on March 29, 2019 . The EU has insisted that this sequence involve sorting out Britain's departure and urgent issues like the rights of citizens affected by Brexit before the shape of future ties or trade are discussed.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:29

It was not immediately clear whether the explosion was deliberate. Investigators say they found materials for making a homemade bomb at Xu's nearby residence. It showed ambulances arriving and medics wheeling people into an emergency room. This screengrab taken from a broadcast by China's State broadcaster CCTV shows the aftermath of an explosion outside a kindergarten in the eastern Chinese city of Xuzhou.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:27

Deputy Attorney-General Rod Rosenstein submitted a widely circulated memo to the President in May 2017 raising concerns over Mr. Comey's performance, but Mr. "Nice", the president wrote on Twitter. Since then Mueller , who served as FBI director before Comey , has taken over the investigation. The comment follows reports by NBC News and others that former FBI Director Robert Mueller is examining whether Trump obstructed justice by firing FBI Director James Comey .

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:20

The agenda set by host and G7 president Italy includes the fight against global warming and climate change, in spite of US President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement , Xinhua news agency reported . "We hope other counties will sign on as well", Supervisor Mike Carberry said. "Engagement is essential to protecting and using our natural resources".

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:09

Roy to " get back in " the truck constitutes wanton and reckless conduct by Ms. Carter ", Moniz said . Prosecutors also pointed to texts and messages Carter sent leading up to Roy's suicide, including one that read, "I think your parents know you're in a really bad place".

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:06

The state has already changed the superintendent of police for the district, and has assigned three top officers-senior to the ones deployed on Friday-to restore peace in Darjeeling. GNLF leader Dawa Pakhrin, a major pillar of Gorkhaland statehood movement of eighties under the leadership of late Subash Ghisingh, said, "We want serious intervention of Centre to prevent uncertainty".

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:02

Israeli police shot and killed two suspected Palestinian assailants after a policewoman was stabbed and killed outside Jerusalem's Old City on Friday. Israel identified majority as attackers. Halevi said that in the wake of the attacks, the police will consider re-imposing some of the restrictions that were lifted to allow more Muslims from the West Bank and Gaza to arrive for prays in Jerusalem during the holy month of the Ramadan.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:01

The information comes in a new financial disclosure he voluntarily made June 16, to the Office of Government Ethics . The disclosure covers income for about 15 1/2 months ending in mid-April, according to disclosure rules. "It does nothing to clarify the critical conflicts questions, relating to domestic policy and national and worldwide security that are left open by his failure to issue his tax return", former White House ethics lawyer Norman Eisen said in The New York Times .

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:00

Buoyed by his party's resounding success in last weekend's parliamentary elections, France's new president, Emmanuel Macron , is off to a strong start. "With regard to the Socialists, their failure is truly catastrophic". Back then, French politicians damned Macron's tactics with faint praise, calling his move a bold one, and prophesied that the Macron bubble would burst long before the election.

by | June 17, 2017 | 05:58

Authorities have not yet issued a figure and have said they genuinely don't know how many people might have died. On Friday fire crews again used water to damp down the charred building as they began a third day of picking through the tower's charred remains.

by | June 17, 2017 | 05:53

Hasan Ali, who was adjudged the Man of the Match, was the pick of the Pakistan bowlers as he picked up three wickets giving away just 35 runs in his quota of 10 overs. Pakistan's fielding was noteworthy yesterday as they effected couple of run outs too. The 50-year-old said: "Sarfraz needs to be told that you have not done anything great".

by | June 17, 2017 | 05:49

Prime Minister Theresa May wants to negotiate the divorce and the future trading relationship with the European Union before Britain leaves in March 2019, followed by what she calls a phased implementation process to give business time to prepare for the impact of Brexit .

by | June 17, 2017 | 05:52

Former Tory Prime Minister John Major has spoken out against Theresa May's intent to prop up a government with the support of the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ). It is thought Mrs Foster, despite being a Brexit supporter, could seek assurances from Mrs May that she will pursue a softer exit from the European Union, given Northern Ireland's 56% Remain vote and the DUP's desire not to see a return to a hard border with Ireland.

by | June 17, 2017 | 05:48

Whole Foods has been struggling with declining sales in recent years and saw its stock price lose half its value since 2013, the Wall Street Journal reported . Amazon .com announced its largest deal ever on Friday, reaching an agreement to buy Whole Foods Market for $42 per share. On Friday, news broke that Jeff Bezos , founder of the online retail monolith Amazon , would be acquiring Whole Foods for an astounding $13.7 billion.

by | June 17, 2017 | 05:44

The Queen's Speech that had been planned for Monday has been delayed until Wednesday, according to Andrea Leadsom, leader for the U.K.'s House of Commons. A source close to the party said on Saturday that the deal between the DUP and May's Conservative Party was likely to steer clear of social issues such as abortion and gay rights and focus instead on additional funding for the British province.

by | June 17, 2017 | 05:45

His condition is critical, and he will require additional operations , the hospital indicated. The shooter died in the exchange of gunfire between him and the police. "This is so awful". A police report said that the foster dad was "observed throwing" the foster daughter "around the bedroom". It was only more recently that he turned his anger toward President Donald Trump .

by | June 17, 2017 | 05:38

Deadlocked jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial retired for the night Thursday after telling the judge they still can't end their impasse on charges the celebrity drugged and molested Andrea Constand in 2004. But the atmosphere remained calm, with accusers and supporters even holding hands at times. Earlier in the week, the woman had driven a U-Haul truck around the courthouse with a drawing of a middle finger with Cosby's name on it plastered to the outside.