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Jun 16 2017

London's Grenfell Tower fire death toll rises to 17

She also said sniffer dogs were being used to locate bodies. After an overnight fire killed at least 17 and injured more than 70 people , the Grammy victor paid her resp...

Jun 16 2017

Oil prices struggle on doubts OPEC can rein in oversupply

Still, supplies outside OPEC will grow even faster, by nearly 1.5 million barrels a day, with about half the expansion coming from US crude production. Demand will surp...

Jun 16 2017

London fire death toll climbs

British Prime Minister Theresa May called an emergency meeting on dealing with the disaster. She returned to Downing Street without making any remarks. It is unsafe for...

Jun 16 2017

Malaysia Airlines jet turns back after bomb scare

A Malaysia Airlines plane was forced to return to an Australian airport after a mentally-ill passenger threatened to detonate a bomb and attempted to enter the cockpi...

Jun 16 2017

Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game

Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.), who was critically wounded in Wednesday's shooting , is a staunch defender of gun rights with an A-plus rating from the NRA. They were in ...

Jun 16 2017

Steve Scalise to undergo third surgery from gunshot in mass shooting

The bullet travelled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding. The gunman, identified by law officials as James Hodgk...

Jun 16 2017

Illinois Republican: Shooter Contacted Our Office 10 Times in Past Year

Scalise, 51, the No. 3 House Republican leader, was first elected to the House in 2008. In a radio interview with WBEN, Collins said , "I can only hope that the Democrat...

Jun 16 2017

Displaced people's camp near Mosul hit by food poisoning

Although the Iraqi Health Ministry reported that two people have died, the provincial governor said there had only been one death. She refused to speculate as to whether ...

Jun 16 2017

US, CentAm officials meet as Trump signals shift

Joining the vice president will be Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. They have special response team units, which inclu...

Jun 16 2017

NORC poll: Just 1 in 5 support Trump's move to fire Comey

Text message from a GOP operative close to the White House: "Leak was probably a response to stories about POTUS firing Mueller". Trump's Twitter response followed days...

Jun 16 2017

May to meet Northern Ireland parties amid DUP deal concerns

With opinion polls showing the Conservatives with a commanding lead over the opposition Labour Party, May had called an early election in hopes of increasing her majority...

Jun 16 2017

Rep. Palmer says "our Republic is in danger" following Alexandria shooting

The bullet travelled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding. He was transported in shock to MedStar Washington Hospi...

Jun 16 2017

US gets ready to impose more sanctions on Russia

U.S. senators are set to vest the president with the power to impose sanctions on companies and individuals investing or supporting Russian pipeline projects, according ...

Jun 16 2017

Several Congressmen React to Virginia Shooting

In an earlier tweet he had called Scalise "a true friend and patriot", and said the congressman had been "badly injured" but would "fully recover". The Congressional...

Jun 16 2017

Scalise's condition 'more difficult' than first thought, Trump says

Scott Applewhite). Democratic team manager, Mike Doyle, a House member from Pennsylvania, said on Bloomberg Television that normally 8,000 to 9,000 tickets are sold. ...

Jun 16 2017

Trump Is Being Investigated For Obstruction of Justice, Says Washington Post

The letter said the investigation will also probe Comey's testimony that Loretta Lynch , as President Barack Obama's attorney general, had directed him to describe a...

Jun 16 2017

Congressional ballgame will go on despite shooting

Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot by a rifle-wielding gunman Wednesday morning at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria , Virginia, just outside of ...

Jun 16 2017

Before And After Shooting, Congress Faces Violent Threats

Before he was killed, a gunman shot and wounded a senior Republican House leader and several others getting ready on an Alexandria, Virginia , field for a charity game...

Jun 16 2017

Va. governor: 'There are too many guns on the streets'

While McAuliffe said it was not a topic for today, he was still taking heat from gun rights activists. Each year, more than 32,000 people die as a effect of gun-relat...

Jun 16 2017

Dramatic Video Shows Chaotic Moments During DC Baseball Field Shooting

Capitol Police, first responders, and colleagues". "I was just trying to find where the shooter was". He got up and dove into the first-base dugout, where about a dozen p...