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Unknown number killed in massive London high-rise blaze

The building is the Grenfell Tower in west London . "The windows were slightly ajar, a woman was gesturing that she was about to throw her baby and if somebody could catch her baby". A witness identified as Daniel told BBC Radio London that people on the upper floors were trapped as the flames rose higher and higher. "I saw the woman later and she was hysterical".


PM May's top aides quit after brutal election reality check

PM May's top aides quit after brutal election reality check

Timothy, who was special adviser to Theresa May when she was Secretary of State at the Home Office and also worked on her election campaign, was appointed Joint Chief of Staff a year ago in July. The DUP's opposition to same-sex marriage and abortion has also alarmed some in May's party, particularly Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, who is gay.


Mark Flag Day with respect

Mark Flag Day with respect

However, there was no standardization for the arrangement of the stars or the number of points on each star until President William Howard Taft signed an executive order in 1912 clarifying the patterns. The Stony Hill School closed in 1916. The day has evolved to be a time Americans can reflect on the flag and what it has symbolized over the years.


Highlights from testimony of Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Highlights from testimony of Attorney General Jeff Sessions

During the hearing, Sessions lent his support to the special counsel, Robert Mueller, who is now in charge of the Trump campaign-Russia investigation. In a testy exchange, Wyden plied Sessions on Comey's recent testimony on the matter. "I did not have any private meetings nor do I recall any conversations with any Russian officials at the Mayflower hotel", he told the panel.



Trump calls leak of Comey memo 'cowardly'

Mr Comey told the Senate panel that he shared an unclassified memo about his February conversation with Mr Trump about Flynn because he hoped it would lead to the appointment of a special counsel . "I'm not hinting anything". Within 90 seconds of being on air, Trump Jr. undermined the denials made by his father refuting James Comey's testimony .


British Prime Minister Theresa May's early election call backfires

British Prime Minister Theresa May's early election call backfires

The early election was meant to strengthen the British Conservative Party's hand in the lead-up to Brexit negotiations, but it has backfired spectacularly. This would so undermine May's authority, I anticipated, that she would have to resign . Initially blind-sided by May's snap election call, and written off by many pollsters, Labour surged in the final weeks of the campaign.