Sylvia Hui and Danica Kirka, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 24th - 9:24am
Britain's fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as London officials scrambled to evacuate four massive public housing towers due to concerns about flammable external cladding, problematic fire doors and insulation around gas pipes.
Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 24th - 9:15am
Yemen's internationally-recognized government on Saturday ordered the creation of a committee to investigate allegations of human rights violations, following reports that U.S. military interrogators worked with forces from the United Arab Emirates who are accused of torturing detainees in Yemen.
A total of five Republican senators are now opposing the Senate GOP health care bill. It would take only three defections to the Democratic side to sink the measure. Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada is the latest Republican to say he won't support the GOP bill without changes. Several other Republican senators have declined to commit to the latest GOP plan for overhauling President Barack Obama's signature health care law.
Adam Schreck, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 24th - 8:42am
A top United Arab Emirates official said Saturday the Arab countries isolating Qatar do not seek to force out the country's leadership over allegations it supports extremist ideology but are willing to cut ties altogether if it does not agree to their demands.