In addition, London Mayor Sadiq Khan called for an interim report on the fire to be published this summer. Javid said inspections of similar buildings had been ordered, with particular attention to the modern cladding used to beautify and add an insulation layer to ageing concrete and steel structures.
Trump also denied again in the morning tweets any kind of collusion with the Russian government. Deputy Attorney-General Rod Rosenstein submitted a widely circulated memo to the President last month raising concerns over Mr. Like many Trump tweets , it can be read both ways. The obstruction of justice investigation into Mr Trump began days after Mr Comey was sacked, according to people familiar with the matter, the Washington Post said.
In a final flourish of bipartisan camaraderie, Democrat Mike Doyle, his team's manager, accepted the trophy, then gave it to his Republican counterpart Joe Barton to put in Mr Scalise's office on behalf of the Democrats. The Louisiana lawmaker, who is the No. 3 Republican in the House, remains in critical condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. The president paid a visit to Scalise on Wednesday night, meeting with Scalise's family and sitting by the congressman's bedside.
Hundreds of people, including singer and human rights campaigner Lily Allen, were protesting outside the town hall of Kensington and Chelsea, holding up cardboard signs reading " Justice for Grenfell ". Survivors told of frantic attempts to escape during the nighttime fire. The five million pounds are to be used to cover emergency supplies, funeral costs and loss of possessions, Efe news reported .
But when she was asked in an interview on Newsnight on Friday night about whether she had misread the public mood, she sidestepped the question. Protesters chanting " we want justice " stormed the entrance of a local town hall in London on Friday after a deadly fire at a block of flats killed at least 30 people , Reuters reporters at the scene said.
Those who witnessed the attack say a lone gunman armed with a rifle opened fire on the Republican lawmakers as they warmed up and took batting practice. Williams and Capitol Police Agent David Bailey were also injured in the incident. She is still hospitalized. "There is so much you do that I disagree with", House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, a staunch conservative, told his panel's top Democrat, unwavering liberal Rep.
District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine and Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh made the announcement at a jointly held news conference in Washington , confirming the suit has been filed in federal court in Maryland. The action by the President is a gross violation of the US Constitution , the lawmakers said. It asks the court for a declaration that Trump is violating the Constitution and an injunction stopping him from accepting foreign money.
The momentum of climate change efforts and the affordability of cleaner fuels will keep the United States moving toward its goals of cutting emissions despite the Trump administration's withdrawal from the Paris global accord, business and government leaders in a growing alliance said Tuesday.
Such accusations aired in public against the city-state's top leader are extremely rare. The siblings' grievances largely centre on the fate of the family's home after their father's death. She added: "Hsien Loong and Ho Ching (the prime minister's wife) are finally showing their true colors. We have lost confidence in him". Hsien Yang, a former group CEO of Singapore Telecommunications , also contradicted some of his brother's statement.
Saturday's attacks - which in addition to the seven dead left dozens in need of hospital treatment, including 18 in a critical condition - came less than a week before Britons vote in a national election. Here's what we know about those responsible for the terror attack on London Bridge over the weekend. The arrest took the total number held as part of the investigation to 15, with 12 released without charge.
The US military confirmed the "incident" but did not elaborate more as to casualties and cause, Reuters said. At least three United States troops were wounded today when an Afghan soldier opened fire at them at a military base in northern Afghanistan, the defence ministry said, in the latest insider attack.
With news reports that the Special Counsel investigating election interference in 2016 by Russian Federation is looking at possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump, Mr. Scalise remains in critical condition at a hospital near the Capitol and has undergone multiple surgeries. "I hope he's in good enough shape to watch, because he'll certainly feel good about what he sees", Flake said.
Rosenstein took over the investigation after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself because he was a Trump campaign surrogate. The tweet from President Trump on Friday was more of a squawk. The deputy attorney general recently informed colleagues that he may have to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation, ABC News reported Friday .
However, this turmoil does not appear to have deterred May, who intends to lead Britain into talks with European Union figures next week, while back home she tries to arrange a minority government deal with Northern Irish party the DUP.
Commander Stuart Cundy of the Metropolitan police said the absolute priority was retrieving bodies and identifying the dead, as part of an ongoing investigation carried out with the fire service. They also promised that those who had lost their homes would be rehoused in the local area. "We need to have an explanation of this". "We're talking weeks, we're talking months", he said.
Ruddy was at the White House on Monday but did not meet with the president , White House press secretary Sean Spicer said. Rosenstein said Trump has not discussed the special counsel with him. But he told the Senate Intelligence committee last week that was unlikely, on the grounds of the integrity of Mr Mueller , acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director Andrew McCabe and himself.
The British government has announced a 5 million-pound ($6.3 million) emergency fund for the victims. Protesters tried to gain access to Kensington and Chelsea Town Hall, the headquarters of the local council which oversaw the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower .
The Sun newspaper said 65 people are now feared dead or missing in the fire. And as NPR's Frank Langfitt in London , police are hoping that the death toll will not reach the triple digits. At a media briefing, she said parts of the building needed structural support to allow a search. He also said survivors from the tower would be re-housed in the local area.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II , second right, looks at donations made to the members of the community affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower in west London during a visit to the Westway Sports Centre which is providing temporary shelter for those who have been made homeless in the disaster, Friday June 16, 2017 .
Dean says Russian Federation and China are both aware of the threats the North Korean weapons program could pose to peace, but the United States has "pushed the envelope" in this issue. "We seek a constructive, results-oriented relationship with China". China claims nearly all the disputed waters, which is one of the world's busiest shipping lanes, and its growing military presence has fueled concern in Japan and the West.
Major shared his concern as his party's current leader, Prime Minister Theresa May , was working to strike a deal with the DUP leader, Arlene Foster, that would allow the Conservatives to form a government with the support of the Ulster unionists.
May on Friday announced a 5 million pound ($6.4 million) fund following meeting with survivors of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Scuffles broke out near the Kensington and Chelsea town hall offices Friday as demonstrators chanting " We want justice! " surged toward the doors.
North Korea has also tested medium-range ballistic missiles that could strike the us base on Guam. The UN Security Council added 15 people and four entities linked to North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes to a blacklist. "North Korea fired multiple unidentified projectiles, assumed to be surface-to-ship missiles, this morning from the vicinity of Wonsan, Gangwon Province", the Joint Chiefs of Staff in Seoul said.
The "man" President Trump is referring to is Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who wrote a letter recommending Comey be fired . The tweets on June 16, 2017 are the latest in a week of angry social media responses by the President over a report by The Washington Post that Mr.
Besides Scalise, the shooter also wounded Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner, along with a congressional aide and a lobbyist. Hodgkinson's widow, Suzanne Hodgkinson, said Thursday afternoon that she had "no idea" he was going to carry out the murders.
Senators say the legislation won't undermine the landmark nuclear deal with Iran. Then-President Barack Obama in late December ordered sanctions on Russian spy agencies, closed two Russian compounds and expelled 35 diplomats the USA said were really spies.
According to a new report from the Washington Post , special counsel Robert Mueller and his investigators have already interviewed the head of the NSA and the current director of national intelligence "as part of a widening probe that now includes an examination of whether President Trump attempted to obstruct justice".
The House lurched back to business in a somber mood as law enforcement tracked the path the shooter traveled to his ball field carnage. The gunman, James T. He also spoke to family members as well as Capitol Police Officer Crystal Griner, one of two hero cops who shot at and ultimately killed the gunman.
He says while "current systems in place may work well for a terrorist attack, there are legitimate questions about whether they are still appropriate in situations where obtaining this information could take much longer". Police fear they may never identify all of those killed in the Grenfell Tower disaster. Using drones and sniffer dogs, firefighters continued searching the burnt-out hulk that looms over Notting Dale, a low-income district of west London .
Protesters interrupted Friday evening's performance of the controversial modern-day depiction of Public Theater's " Julius Caesar " in Central Park during the middle of the play, with one storming the stage, The New York Daily News reported Saturday.
In a pivotal shift in the investigation that has riveted Americans like no other for decades, senior intelligence officials have agreed to be interviewed by investigators working for the special counsel, Robert Mueller , the Post said. Trump's lawyers made similar comments Wednesday. On Monday, a Trump friend said the president was considering dismissing Mueller although the White House said later he had no plans to do so.
The crowd, shouting "May must go", " justice for Grenfell " and "blood on your hands", were met with a cordon of police officers as they marched up Horseguards Parade, coming to a stop outside the entrance to Downing Street. Many people from the 120 flats remain missing, with relatives and friends desperately appealing for information. " It's not because authorities contacted us but because we begged and cajoled a nurse who took pity and said there was a child upstairs who matched our ...
Scalise remained in critical condition Wednesday afternoon. Gun violence has steadily risen climbed the ranks of top killers of young Americans, although it may still stand behind overdose deaths in the U.S. In April, 2013, four months after the Newtown shooting , a gun-control compromise put together by Senators Joe Manchin, a Democrat, and Pat Toomey, a Republican, went down in defeat in the Senate.
May made the announcement while speaking to survivors of the fire that on Wednesday ripped through the 24-story Grenfell Tower in Kensington while most residents were sleeping, leaving dozens dead, of which 30 have been found and identified, and hundreds homeless.
London firefighters combed through the burned-out public housing tower Thursday in a grim search for missing people as police and the prime minister launched investigations into the deadly inferno, with pressure building on officials to explain the disaster and assure that similar buildings around the country are safe.
Those in favor of normalized US relations with Cuba, along with supporters of Shakur, didn't take Trump's policy changes and remarks lightly. Reacting to Trump's move in the Friday statement, the government of Cuban President Raul Castro decried the "hostile rhetoric that recalls the time of open confrontation" and "return to the coercive methods of the past".
Though Trump's announcement stops short of a full reversal of the Cuba rapprochement, it targets the travel and economic engagement between the countries that has blossomed in the short time since relations were restored. "Why Cuba? I don't get it". The ALBA group, formally called the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America, was founded during the friendship of late revolutionary Venezuelan and Cuban leaders, Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro , in 2004.
Sen. Jerry Moran, a Kansas Republican, says President Donald Trump's new Cuba policy closes off a potentially lucrative market for American farmers. The president tweeted while en route to Miami , where he'll announce his plans for halting the flow of US cash to Cuba's military and security services while maintaining diplomatic relations.
Lisa Desjardins has been following the vote , and she joins me now. "As for the new sanction aspirations of our partners, we wouldn't like to go into this sanction dive once again". During that process, the sanctions will remain in place unless the Congress votes in agreement with the President. Essentially, Judy, what the Senate is saying here is, we think Congress should set Russian Federation policy now, not the president.
The U.S. Navy says the USS Fitzgerald suffered damage below the water line on its starboard side after it collided with the Philippine-flagged merchant ship. A United States defence official told AFP that "sailors are de-watering" flooded areas of the ship. The full extent of damage to the USA navy ship and injuries to its crew are yet to be determined.
Trump's tweets questioning why Clinton isn't subject to a Russia-related investigation seems to take a major leap in logic: Is he suggesting that Clinton was involved in a Russian scheme to make her lose the election? The president has also accused former Attorney General Loretta Lynch , who presided over the Justice Department while it conducted the investigation into Clinton's private server use, of making "law enforcement decisions for political purposes".
While spirits were fairly low in the Republic of Ireland because of the lacklustre performance of the national team, they were raised to as high as moderately. Serbia chose not to take Wales back to Novi Sad, the scene of that embarrassment, but Coleman admitted the painful memories came flooding back when he stepped off the plane for his Belgrade reccie.
The targeted lawmakers were practicing for the Congressional Baseball Game , a charity competition against a team of Democrats. The commander-in-chief said, "By playing tonight we are showing the world that we will not be intimidated by threats, acts of violence or assaults on our democracy".
Otto Warmbier visited North Korea as part of a tour organized by a Chinese-based company. How the news of Warmbier's condition might impact North Korea's fledgling tourism market remains unclear. They declined to discuss his prognosis or speculate about the future, at the family's request. He was then transported to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.
In this photo released by Japan's Defense Ministry, an injured USS Fitzgerald personnel is carried by U.S. military personnel, left, and Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force members upon arriving to the U.S. Ms Schrimsher tweeted: "Just heard the sweetest voice and saw a wonderful face". Relatives of crew members were awaiting news of their loved ones.
The Democratic National Committee, in a statement Friday, said that Rosenstein , who has authority over Mueller , needs to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation and that control of the investigation should not be given to another presidential appointee.
Cuban-Americans will still be able to travel to Cuba and send remittances, limiting the impact in Florida, where many Cuban emigres settled and where many of them turned out past year to vote for Trump. Cuba later denounced the move as a setback in US-Cuban relations, saying Mr Trump had been badly advised and was resorting to "coercive methods of the past" that were doomed to fail.
Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said: "It may be - and I just don't know - it may be that ultimately some victims remain unidentified". Cundy said that because the fire was so powerful there was "a risk that sadly we may not be able to identify everybody".
Rep. Joe Barton, captain of the Republican team , said during a news conference, according to Entertainment Weekly. The shooter, identified as James T. He was shot by Capitol Police and died of his injuries. The 59th annual baseball game, played at Nationals Park in southeast Washington , looks to be a place where members can show it.
Senate Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana), 51, was shot in the hip. We also spoke with Dana Rieck, a breaking news reporter with the Belleville News-Democrat, who joined the program to talk about community reaction and the paper's extensive local reporting on the shooter, James T.