Stories about World Media

Jun 15 2017

Call for Australian cladding audit after London inferno

Firefighters rescued "large numbers", but London Mayor Sadiq Khan said "a lot" of people were unaccounted for. Commander Stuart Cundy, of the Metropolitan Police , sai...

Jun 15 2017

Election debacle leaves United Kingdom govt in minority on eve of Brexit talks

While Labour didn't manage to defeat the Tories, the party did far better than expected and swept away internal worries about Mr. Corbyn's leadership. Political observe...

Jun 15 2017

Sessions Testimony: Senators question Attorney General on Russian contacts

Sessions also defended his decision to participate in the firing of Comey. He sees no problem leaving fired FBI Director James Comey alone with President Trump , wh...

Jun 15 2017

London Police: Death Toll in Tower Fire Now 12, Expected to Rise

Some witnesses told CNN residents were at first told to stay inside the building when the blaze broke out. Fire swept through a high-rise apartment building in west ...

Jun 15 2017

What We Learned and What We Didn't From Sessions' Testimony

Sessions seemed to understand he was on the safest ground by not answering any question with any degree of certainty one way or another. In his opening remarks, Ses...

Jun 15 2017

Lawmakers talk more security, packing a gun after shooting

Capitol Police said officers who were part of Mr Scalise's security detail returned fire and wounded the shooter. The Republican representative, a U.S. "I expressed...

Jun 15 2017

Did James Comey Lie About Interference In The Russia Investigation?

As FBI director, Comey was leading the agency's probe into Russian interference in last year's presidential election and into whether Trump campaign aides illegally...

Jun 15 2017

It's President Trump's 71st birthday

Trump shares his birthday , June 14, with Flag Day and the U.S. Army's 242 birthday . " Melania and I are grateful for their heroism", he said, referring to First L...

Jun 15 2017

Horrific Audio of Congressional Shooting Emerges

Local media report there is a major police presence after the attack. He said that "many lives would have been lost without the heroic action" of Capitol Police officer...

Jun 15 2017

Six Dead After Fire Tears Through London Residential Tower

A local resident who called herself Saha told local radio that she woke up at around 1:30 a.m. local time (0030 GMT), because of the sounds of sirens and people shouting ...

Jun 15 2017

Shooting At UPS Facility In SF Leaves 4 Dead, Including Shooter

Investigators were searching a red auto parked near the scene of the shooting. The large UPS processing facility is about two miles south of downtown. "It was like ta...

Jun 15 2017

Bernie Sanders 'Delighted' by Jeremy Corbyn's Results in Election Vote

A weakened May has chosen to forge ahead and cling to power by trying to cobble together a minority government with the tacit support of the ten members of Parliament o...

Jun 15 2017

Congressional Democrats sue Trump over foreign payments

This suit-believed to involve more members of Congress than any other lawsuit against a sitting president, ever-asserts that Trump has illegally profited from his...

Jun 15 2017

Body found in river 5km from London Bridge

Ilford, which is near Barking, has become the focus of the inquiry after it emerged that terrorists Khuram Butt and Youssef Zaghba had links to the area and there have ...

Jun 15 2017

London high-rise blaze leaves at least 6 dead, 74 injured

Cundy said an extensive area was sealed off around the decimated building, which was engulfed in flames in most parts from the second floor up to the roof. "If it wasn'...

Jun 15 2017

Two Arrested And Charged In Connection With Oakland Ghost Ship Fire

O'Malley said the actions of Almena and Harris "were reckless, creating a high risk of death" and "a reasonable person would have known that acting that way would create ...

Jun 15 2017

Congressman Steve Scalise Shot in Mass Shooting at Virginia Baseball Practice

Hodgkinson , 66, from Belleville, Illinois. The country's bitter divide between proponents and opponents of stronger gun control measures surfaced immediately after the...

Jun 15 2017

London fire: baby dropped from 10th floor caught by man on

Actor and writer Tim Downie, who lives around 600 metres from the scene in Latimer Road, told the Press Association he feared the block could collapse. Those who did woke...

Jun 15 2017

London police say death toll in apartment tower fire rises to 12

The fire sent up plumes of smoke that could be seen from miles away. There's a fire in my council block. New front doors in each apartment could withstand a fire for up t...

Jun 15 2017

Deadly fire races through London high-rise, killing at least 6

As rescue squads continued the grim task of working their way through the fire-charred tower, the number of people who perished in the blazing heat of the fire is expec...