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London council evacuates residents amid fire safety concerns

London council evacuates residents amid fire safety concerns

Ms Gould told Sky that council officials and firefighters had been examining the Chalcots buildings on Friday, and the decision to evacuate was made at around 6.30pm. "At the moment they haven't done ...

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Politician makes history breastfeeding infant daughter during parliament speech

Politician makes history breastfeeding infant daughter during parliament speech

Senator Larissa Waters has breastfed her daughter while moving a motion just a month after she became the first MP to nurse her baby in federal parliament . "And we need more family-friendly and fl...

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Queen outlines UK government agenda in scaled-down speech

The Queen was accompanied by her son Prince Charles as her husband, Prince Philip , the Duke of Edinburgh , was taken to hospital as a precaution when a pre-existing infection worsened overnigh...

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Israeli PM says work begun on new West Bank settlement

Israeli PM says work begun on new West Bank settlement

Mr Kushner, along with Jason Greenblatt , a top national security aide, will travel to Jerusalem and Ramallah to meet with members of both Israeli and Palestinian leadership, according to White...

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Trump supporters turn on special counsel Mueller

In an interview on CNN's " New Day", Ruddy said, "I think it is a consideration the President has had because Mueller is illegitimate as special counsel". Rosenstein continued to defend the in...

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'Cars 3' speeds to No. 1, Tupac biopic nets strong debut

'Cars 3' speeds to No. 1, Tupac biopic nets strong debut

The Tupac biopic beat expectations with US$27.1 million in ticket sales for Demetrius Shipp Jr " s portrayal of the legendary rapper's rise, prison sentence and shooting death. Jillian Bell, Scarlett ...

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Gunfire heard at Mali resort area popular with foreigners

Reuters, sourcing a spokesman at the Security Ministry, reported that the resort came under attack by gunmen. In an interview with Al Jazeera, Andrea de Georgio, a freelance journalist, said the r...

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British PM Theresa May To Meet Fire Survivors In Downing Street Residence

Currently, 30 people have been confirmed dead, and there are 70 people unaccounted for. The top cop said: "The investigation is a police investigation". "People lost their lives on Tuesday". "...

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Temperatures Climbing Inland as Deserts Brace for 120-Degree Heat

Temperatures Climbing Inland as Deserts Brace for 120-Degree Heat

Temperatures are expected to soar into the 100s in parts of the Bay Area over Father's Day weekend and well into the next week, according to the National Weather Service in Monterey. "Always be hydr...

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Another police shooting acquittal worries black gun owners

For Philando's sister, Allysza Castile, there was disbelief that the jury could hear the conflicting testimony of Officer Yanez, take 29 hours for deliberation, and still reach a verdict of not guilt...

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Australia to hold nationwide gun amnesty amid terror fears

Australia to hold nationwide gun amnesty amid terror fears

During the three-month amnesty running from 1 July, people can hand in unregistered weapons without the fear of prosecution, the government says. "The fact [is] we've got a deteriorating national se...

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Cabinet briefed on plans for Government deal with DUP

Mrs Foster arrived with colleague Nigel Dodds and waved to reporters in Downing Street but refused to be drawn on whether she would agree to a deal on Tuesday. Even the idea of an alliance is compli...

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At least 6 killed in massive London high-rise blaze

At least 6 killed in massive London high-rise blaze

Expressing his heartfelt sympathy to those who have been affected by the tragedy in London , UUP MLA Andy Allen said: "With a number of tower blocks in Belfast recently refurbished or now undergoin...

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Firefighters battling massive blaze in London high-rise

The fire nearly entirely engulfed Grenfell Tower in the North Kensington area from the second story up to the 24th, with flames lashing up the sides of the charred building and smoke billowing over ...

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Death toll in Bangladesh landslides rises to 132

Death toll in Bangladesh landslides rises to 132

The army said thousands of troops stationed in the affected districts as part of efforts to quell a long-running tribal insurgency had joined the rescue efforts. "The soldiers were sent to clear roa...

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Kremlin rejects US criticism of Russian protest arrests

A live feed organized by opposition leader Alexei Navalny , who was detained in Moscow before he could attend what the authorities said was an illegal protest, showed demonstrations in scores of ...

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Trump Sued For "Unprecedented Constitutional Violations" By DC And Maryland

But in a brief filed last week in response to the NY case, the department argued that the earlier lawsuit should be dismissed because the emoluments clauses were never meant to prohibit a presiden...

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'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground

UNIVERSITY of the West Indies political scientist Dr Hamid Ghany is adopting a wait-and-see approach over the possible impact on Trinidad and Tobago of last Thursday's British general election , when...

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US spy planes help Philippine troops quell siege

US spy planes help Philippine troops quell siege

President Rodrigo Duterte has said the militant attack was part of a wider plot by IS to establish a base in the southern region of Mindanao, and declared martial law there to quell the threat. Th...

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Philippine military confirms U.S. forces assisting local troops to end city siege

Philippine military confirms U.S. forces assisting local troops to end city siege

Lieutenant-Colonel Jo-Ar Herrera, spokesman for the Task Force Marawi, said the Americans were providing only "technical support" in the battle and were not involved in the physical fight. "The key co...

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Senate Committee Hearing With Intelligence Chiefs

Senate Committee Hearing With Intelligence Chiefs

The underlying question here, put out in a newspaper report , as often happens before someone testifies before Congress, was a suggestion that President Trump himself had asked Dan Coats to hel...

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Uber terminates executive after he stolen medical documents of rape victim

Uber terminates executive after he stolen medical documents of rape victim

Recode said , citing multiple people , that Alexander showed these medical documents, which were part of a criminal investigation , to Uber's co-founder and chief executive Travis Kalanick and sen...

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Police name third London Bridge jihadi as Youssef Zaghba

Police name third London Bridge jihadi as Youssef Zaghba

Less than two weeks earlier, a suicide bomber had killed 22 adults and children at a pop concert in Manchester and, in March, five people died after a vehicle was driven into pedestrians on London's ...

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Netanyahu: Israel to keep security control over West Bank

Yifat celebrated Israel's victory at the Western Wall in Jerusalem 50 years ago. Find us on Facebook too! In the same year, the UN Security Council passed Resolution 242, which legitimised the t...

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Trump Can Be His Own Worst Enemy

Conway again stressed, however, that the president's tweets "seriously undermine " his own administration's agenda, a point that has also been made by other legal experts. Trump, naturally, misunder...

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Philippine police say casino attacker was indebted gambler

Philippine police say casino attacker was indebted gambler

The Philippines has faced Muslim uprisings for decades, though much of the violence has occurred in the troubled south. The ISIS terrorist group also tried claiming responsibility for the shooting, ...

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Stunning new Star Wars

The "Resistance" cover includes Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron, John Boyega , as Finn; newcomer Kelly Marie Tran as Rose Tico and droid BB-8. Check out one below, featuring Gwendoline Christie as...

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Party leaders differ on Brexit deal in British election event

The Sky News TV event was staged as consecutive interviews after Mrs May said she wouldn't go head-to-head with her opponent. A small business owner in the studio audience called Labour's plan t...

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Donald Trump's Middle East Comment in Israel

What we saw in this visit is a feeling that "it behooves them to welcome [Trump] and to make him feel happy". "We can not stand a moment longer for the slaughter of innocent people", Trump said. Mr Ab...

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BREAKING Van 'ploughs into pedestrians' on London Bridge

Barman Alex Martinez was forced to take shelter in a bin when a knifeman stormed the Borough restaurant in which he worked. Ben said the man walked away boldly with another person, and went towards ...

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Theresa May could LOSE General Election - shock new poll

Theresa May could LOSE General Election - shock new poll

If the YouGov model turns out to be accurate, May would be well short of the 326 seats needed to form a government in June, when formal Brexit negotiations are due to begin. "If there is a hung parli...

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Pelley out as 'CBS Evening News' anchor

Pelley out as 'CBS Evening News' anchor

But Pelley had the contents of his " CBS Evening News " office packed Monday while he was off on assignment for " 60 Minutes ", which led to reports late Tuesday that he is out. Collectively, the thre...

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Putin ridicules claims of meddling in US vote

He shared the stage with Russian President Vladimir Putin and the leaders of Austria and Moldova. "[Internet protocol] addresses can be invented - a child can do that", he told NBC News corresponden...

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Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in 'friendly fire'

Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in 'friendly fire'

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Thursday confirmed that eight foreign fighters were among the Islamist militants killed by security forces in Marawi City. The militants have murdered 19 civi...

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House Intel Committee issues subpoenas in Russian election & unmasking investigations - RT America

Names of Americans swept up incidentally in the collection of intelligence are normally masked, or kept redacted, in intelligence briefings, but under the law, national security officials can request ...

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Hashim Amla fastest to complete 7000 ODI runs, breaks Kohli's record

When asked if the Proteas can go all the way in the Champions Trophy, the 22-year-old Rabada said: "Oh yes, why not?" We have seen this pattern for some time now and again as recently as the New Zeal...

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Trump waives law requiring USA move its embassy to Jerusalem

Trump waives law requiring USA move its embassy to Jerusalem

Speaking in Berlin about the Paris climate change accord, he said that " China in recent years has stayed true to its commitment". President Donald Trump is expected to announce his decision on w...

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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect

Tuesday. The best chance for stronger thunderstorms will be in the afternoon and into the early evening, Gardner said. National Grid reported almost 650 customers in Horicon, Chester, Schroon and ...

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Putin talks Syria, oil with powerful Saudi prince

For Boris Dolgov of the Middle East Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Saudi Arabia will propose advantageous economic deals, in exchange for concessions from Russia, with the intent of obt...

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Mother to victims: 'You will always be our hero'

Mother to victims: 'You will always be our hero'

Witnesses said Christian raged against a 17-year-old Muslim girl in a hijab and her 16-year-old African-American friend, identified by the Oregonian newspaper as Destinee Hudson. "He told us to ...

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Vladimir Putin calls allegations of Russian interference in United States election "fiction"

He said any use of chemical weapons in Syria - where Russian Federation is propping up the government of President Bashar Assad - is a "red line" for France and would be met by "reprisals" and an ...

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Chemical weapons a red line in Syria, says Macron

Chemical weapons a red line in Syria, says Macron

Outside the Versailles Palace, reporters waited eagerly for a potentially tense Franco-Russian handshake. Putin said that the two nations want to cooperate in resolving the crises, including in U...

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Germany detains Syrian allegedly planning Berlin attack

Germany detains Syrian allegedly planning Berlin attack

Germany saw a number of violent attacks by Islamic extremists a year ago, including the truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market that left 12 victims dead and dozens of others injured. The home he wa...

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Trump repeats criticism of Germany, Merkel stands by stance

The comments underline the shift in the relationship between the United States and Europe following a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels and Group of Seven summit in Sicily with ...

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Storm in Moscow storm kills six people in Moscow

Storm in Moscow storm kills six people in Moscow

Meanwhile, the Russian Investigative Committee said eight people, including an 11-year old girl, had been killed by falling trees in Moscow and its neighborhoods. "Due to storm winds hitting Moscow...

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US Now Engaged in Tactics of 'Annihilation' Against ISIS, Mattis Says

The battle has already shifted from attrition to " annihilation tactics ", he said, created to prevent foreigners who joined the so-called caliphate from returning home. "Over the previous year, we ha...

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G7 declares North Korea is top priority

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. "If left on its current trajectory, the [North Korea] regime will ultimately succe...

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Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

The spectacle of hypocrisy was superficial in the freakish sword dance that, for once, exempted dancing as a haram act in the puritanical nation in which Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Trump an...

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Kim Jong Un inspects test of 'next-gen air defence system'

President Moon Jae-in of South Korea has called an emergency meeting of the National Security Council to assess the launch. US authorities tracked the six-minute flight until it crashed into the S...

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Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians

The eight dead men, a lot of them shot in the head and some with hands tied behind their backs, were labourers who were stopped by Islamic State-linked militants on the outskirts of Marawi City whil...

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