London Firefighters Battle High-Rise Inferno; At Least 6 Fatalities Reported

The fire resulted in the "cladding and windows clearly burning", suggesting that the external cladding may have been a factor, Mr Penning said. "The flames, I have never seen anything like it". "We could do nothing and we could see the stuff on the side was falling off, collapsing". Tia Abrahams, who lives close to the scene, got there before the fire service.

AR Congressional Delegation Safe, Louisiana Congressman Wounded in Virginia Park Shooting

The shooting took place just south of Washington , DC, in Alexandria, Virginia. U.S. Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verderosa said some of his officers were wounded but were in good condition. He said two of the wounded were congressional staffers. "We had nothing but baseball bats to fight back against a rifle with", Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks said.

Iran arrests almost 50 after deadly Tehran attacks

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei lashed out against the United States and Saudi Arabia on Friday, saying this week's deadly terror attacks on Tehran by the Islamic State would lead to increased hatred of the two nations. The Vatican on Friday sent a message of condolence for the victims of the attack. According to Iranian authorities, the arrests were made as security forces stepped up efforts to clamp down on suspected terrorists.

Killed, 6 Missing In Mizoram Landslide Due To Flash Floods

Killed, 6 Missing In Mizoram Landslide Due To Flash Floods

At least 10 persons were feared killed when they were swept away by surging waters of a river in Mizoram on Tuesday, IANS reported the state police as saying. The whole of south Mizoram - Serchhip, Lunglei, Lawngtlai and Siaha districts and eastern Champhai district bordering Myanmar remained cut off from the rest of the country for the third day on Wednesday due landslides at many places.

Trump decries shooting of top Congressman, calls for unity

There is no question that their bravery saved the lives of my colleagues, their staff, and others who were at the ballpark. President Donald Trump said he was "deeply saddened by this tragedy" and was monitoring developments. In a message to KHOU 11, Barth's father stated, "We don't have any comment except to say that Zack is going to be fine". "My view of him was just quick behind the dugout, and then when I realized he had a line of sight into the dugout with all the members there then ...

Sessions says suggestions he worked with Russia an "appalling lie"

He denied recusing himself from the investigation because of the meetings with the ambassadors, and said that he didn't hold a meeting a third meeting with a Russian ambassador, offering only, "I may have had an encounter". He also said he hasn't spoken to special counsel Robert Mueller about the Russian investigation. "I do not" Sessions said when asked whether he knows whether the president records his conversations.