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Brooks on shooting: We stand up to this kind of conduct

Brooks on shooting: We stand up to this kind of conduct

The vice president also sought prayers for Rep. Steve Scalise and a Capitol Police officer who was shot Wednesday while defending Scalise and Republican colleagues from a shooter as they practiced for an annual charity baseball game Thursday night.


Search for Thai family after London tower block inferno

Search for Thai family after London tower block inferno

More than 30 people were still reported to be in the hospital, 17 of whom were in critical condition. Corbyn, who also visited North Kensington, said "some hard questions have got to be answered" and that "it can not be right that a fire like this takes so many lives in the 21st century in Britain".


May to meet Northern Ireland parties amid DUP deal concerns

May to meet Northern Ireland parties amid DUP deal concerns

Earlier, Andrea Leadsom, leader of the lower house of parliament, said the government had agreed with Queen Elizabeth, who reads out the new government programme, that the "state opening of parliament will take place on 21 June 2017". She told a meeting of backbenchers that she had got the party into "this mess" by calling the snap election and now "I'll get us out of it". Foster's rivals in Northern Ireland , such as Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams , have objected.


Almost 6 in 10 oppose Trump scrapping Paris agreement

Almost 6 in 10 oppose Trump scrapping Paris agreement

As well as a world outcry, Trump's decision prompted a domestic backlash, with state governors, city mayors and powerful companies already drawing up plans to meet the Paris pact's greenhouse gas emission targets. It is a bid to circumvent the move by President Donald Trump to withdraw from the landmark accord. This will be an opportunity to confirm the strong solidarity with those most vulnerable to climate change and the determination to work together to build strong and sustainable ...



Ryan: "Let Mueller do his job"

The comments come amid increasing frustration at the White House and among Trump supporters that the investigation will overshadow the president's agenda for months to come - a prospect that has Democrats salivating. Why would Trump consider firing Mueller? The person spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations. Trump has said he is "100 per cent" willing to testify under oath on Comey meetings and tell the FBI Special Consul Robert Muller that he never ...



Lankan passenger's bomb threat disrupts Malaysia airlines flight

Mr Ashton said the man is a Sri Lankan national in Australia on a student visa, living in Dandenong and studying a hospitality course. "Everyone on board is safe..." Response time records showed that it took 104 minutes for officer to enter the plane after the Australian Federal Police Operations Coordination Centre was informed of the incident.