Global News

THERE are fears the death toll in the London apartment tower fire could be "more than 100", as the eerie photographs emerge providing the first look inside the building's smouldering remains. Some observers asked whether hazards in the Grenfell complex, which had 120 apartments that housed as many as 600 people , were ignored because its residents are mainly poor.
  • Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

    Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

    Global News

    He has been identified as a 66-year-old man from Belleville, Illinois , which is a small city just across the Mississippi River from the city of St Louis, Missouri. In a 2010 letter, he wrote, "I don't envy the rich; I despise the way they have bought our politicians..." "She felt violated especially since no one else was here", Beach said.
  • Congressional shooting won't stop annual baseball game

    Congressional shooting won't stop annual baseball game

    Global News

    The Congressional Baseball Game has been a feature of Washington life since 1909. Once a relatively cozy affair, played at a minor league ballpark in Maryland, the game has gone big time in recent years and has been played at Nationals Park, just a few blocks from the Capitol.
  • Envoy contacted 3 others held in North Korea

    Envoy contacted 3 others held in North Korea

    Global News

    Otto Warmbier , the 22-year-old college student released from North Korea this week , has extensive brain damage and is unaware of his surroundings, doctors said Thursday. "And so we're looking to the future", said the father. Asked whether he thought the previous administration could have done more, Fred Warmbier replied: "I think the results speak for themselves".
  • Dad of freed student says son was 'brutalized'

    Dad of freed student says son was 'brutalized'

    Global News

    The 22-year-old University of Virginia student, who is now in a coma , was freed for humanitarian reasons , according to a one-line report from a North Korean news agency Thursday. He told TIME that Warmbier's return to the USA does not exempt North Korea from facing consequences going forward. In its first official comment since Warmbier was returned home, North Korea said it released him for humanitarian reasons .
  • Rathfarnham Home Under Investigation Following Wicklow Mountains Murder

    Rathfarnham Home Under Investigation Following Wicklow Mountains Murder

    Global News

    This afternoon Kieran Green of Mountain View Park in Churchtown appeared before Tallaght District Court charged with her murder. The court was told that when he was charged, Mr Greene replied: "It was self-defence". Gardaí believe Ms O'Connor, a grandmother, was killed in her home at Mountain View in Rathfarnham in Dublin nearly two weeks ago. "Patricia was a lovely woman, she moved out of the area ten years ago but returned around a year ago".
  • London attacker's mother says he was radicalized in Britain

    London attacker's mother says he was radicalized in Britain

    Global News

    In a separate investigation not linked to the London Bridge attacks, officers backed up by armed police arrested three men in east London on Thursday on suspicion of preparing for acts of terrorism. "He is thought to have been skateboarding in a park when he stopped to defend a woman who had been injured in the attack near Borough Market". I said "no".
  • Shooter of US Congressman was living in his auto

    Shooter of US Congressman was living in his auto

    Global News

    James Hodgkinson, the 66-year-old man who shot and injured a US Congressman yesterday had been in the Alexandria (US ) area since March and was living out of his vehicle. Doyle put his hand on Barton's shoulder several times as the Republican , who was at the practice with his son, recalled the horror of realizing that friends and co-workers were under attack.
  • Oil prices struggle on doubts OPEC can rein in oversupply

    Global News

    Adding to the supply surplus is rising USA production from shale drillers that has pushed US output up by 10 percent over the previous year to 9.3 million bpd, not far below levels by top exporter Saudi Arabia , Reuters reported. Commercial crude oil inventories also fell less than projected, highlighting weak demand even as the USA enters its summer driving season, when many vacationers take to the roads.
  • Passengers prevent man from blowing up plane

    Global News

    The passengers reportedly overpowered the man after he claimed to have explosives. Passengers were kept on the plane for 90 minutes after landing and the plane was searched for potential bombs at a remote part of the airport, Ashton said.