At Least 6 People Killed After Fire Engulfs London High-Rise Tower

A full investigation will need to be undertaken at the first possible opportunity to establish exactly what happened and what can be done to prevent such an incident happening again. Another witness, Ms Tamara, told the BBC she also saw people trying to throw their children to safety. She last spoke to her mother at 2.30am and has not been heard from since, the Telegraph reported.

'Top Republican hit' in multiple shooting

Despite the injuries and frightening moments on the Alexandria , Virginia field, the congressional baseball game planned for Thursday will go on as scheduled. Mr Trump announced the gunman's death and called Mr Scalise, a 51-year-old Louisiana congressman, a good friend. His high-ranking role typically affords him a Capitol Police security detail.

Senators Reach Bipartisan Deal On New Russia Sanctions

Senators Reach Bipartisan Deal On New Russia Sanctions

He argued at the time that the USA seemed more concerned about Russia's military activity in Ukraine than neighboring nations or Europe were. Sen. The U.S. instituted sanctions against Russian Federation during the crisis over the Crimean peninsula in 2014, mostly aimed at crippling Russia's energy sector.

Death Toll Stands at 12 in London High Rise Fire

Last year, residents of the public housing building warned authorities that the garbage accumulated during improvement work to the building could pose a fire risk. It said all council homes were fitted with hard-wired smoke detectors. Manager Hayley Allen said: "We have a local community focus and wanted to help and show our support in whatever way we could".

England's Chris Woakes ruled out of tournament with strain

England's Chris Woakes ruled out of tournament with strain

However, Joe Root responded with a career-best unbeaten 133, sharing in successive century stands with Alex Hales (95) and Morgan (75 not out) as England coasted to the highest run chase in this tournament's history with eight wickets and 16 balls to spare.

DUP deal: Tories 'steadfastly' committed to N. Irish peace process

May is under pressure to take on a more cross-party approach to Brexit talks. There are "no outstanding issues" in the way of a deal, the report said. British Prime Minister Theresa May has called on the European Union to issue a sweeping, reciprocal guarantee of rights for British expatriates living in the European Union after Brexit.