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Jun 14 2017

SNP MPs step forward to replace ousted Angus Robertson as Westminster leader

Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson said yesterday the general election had shown Scots had "had enough of their constant talk of division". Meanwhile, the Department ...

Jun 14 2017

US Congressman Steve Scalise shot at baseball practice in Virginia

ABC News reports that police have taken a suspect into custody , and there's no ongoing danger to the public. At least five people including a top Republican co...

Jun 14 2017

Sen. Al Franken Responds To Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Testimony

The Attorney General's testimony comes one week after the Senate Intelligence Committee testimony of former FBI Director James Comey , who was sacked early on last mon...

Jun 14 2017

US attorney-general dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats

A person close to Trump's legal team said earlier Tuesday that there have been no discussions about firing Mueller with the legal team. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, ...

Jun 14 2017

Woman drops baby from window to escape London tower fire

At least 30 people have been taken to hospitals. About 600 people were believed to have been inside the tower's 120 flats when the blaze ripped through the building. Whil...

Jun 14 2017

Muslims waiting for sehri save lives of London tower residents

The Metropolitan Police said earlier that two people were being treated at the scene for smoke inhalation and cordons were in place. The cause of the inferno, which l...

Jun 14 2017

Grenfell Tower fire: 'I could hear them screaming for their lives'

Over 200 firefighters and officers are attending this incident, with 40 fire engines and a range of other specialist vehicles, including 14 fire rescue units are now in...

Jun 14 2017

Chelsea to start defence of title at home to Burnley

After Burnley , the season truly ramps up with a visit to Three Point Lane Wembley to take on Spurs. If United are going to challenge for the title this season, that...

Jun 14 2017

London Fire: 6 Dead, 50 Hurt in Grenfell Tower Blaze

The building was engulfed quickly, and London's fire commissioner says there have been "a number" of fatalities. "It had completely spread within half an hour". Local res...

Jun 14 2017

AIIMS MBBS Entrance Results 2017 to be declared today

AIIMS Delhi 2017 will also conduct 2nd and 3rd Round of counselling . More than 1.5 lakh candidates reportedly appeared in the AIIMS MBBS-2017 Entrance Examination hel...

Jun 14 2017

Election debacle leaves UK govt in minority on eve of Brexit talks

Arlene Foster, leader of the DUP, appeared to confirm as such when asked about joining a possible coalition government with the Tories. That could cheer opponents of a " ...

Jun 14 2017

Irish Sinn Fein Leader Rules Out Taking Seats in Parliament

The DUP was the only political party who did not consent to the Good Friday agreement at the time it was signed a decade or so ago. The DUP under Ms Foster, a member of...

Jun 14 2017

Theresa May 'sorry' for Tory MPs who lost their seats

Did you disgrace your political party and yourself in a snap election that you yourself chose to call? To reach a majority, a party has to secure 326 seats - while th...

Jun 14 2017

Defiant May signals she will not compromise over hard Brexit

Party leader Arlene Foster seemed buoyant as she arrived at May's Downing Street office - and her good mood just kept on going. "The door of course is still open as l...

Jun 14 2017

6 killed, dozens injured in massive London high-rise blaze

She told the Press Association: "People were starting to appear at the windows, frantically banging and screaming". "It's the most terrifying thing I've ever seen. Hang...

Jun 14 2017

USA envoy to Qatar to step down in midst of crisis

In another meeting on Tuesday, Zarif conferred with Bosnian foreign minister Igor Crnadak on regional and bilateral relations; "it is highly important to Iran to see stab...

Jun 14 2017

Macron set for huge majority, but low turnout a concern

Macron has enjoyed a smooth start in the five weeks since he beat far-right candidate Marine Le Pen to become France's youngest-ever president , naming a cabinet tha...

Jun 14 2017

Ambulance service says 74 in hospital after London tower block fire

In Germany, a spokeswoman for Angela Merkel says the chancellor received the news "with great sadness". A massive fire raced through a high-rise apartment building in...

Jun 14 2017

Saudi Arabia Says Airspace Ban For Qatar Flights Was To Protect Citizens

Saudi news agencies said the talks were concerned with "bilateral relations and counter terrorism efforts", but Russia's state-run Tass news agency said Putin and King S...

Jun 14 2017

'Anxiety and fear' over Tory-DUP deal: Sinn Fein

On Monday, she faced members of the Conservatives' 1922 Committee, which can trigger a vote of confidence in a party leader if it receives letters from 15 percent of th...