U.K. Officials Said Material on Tower Was Banned. It Wasn’t.

LONDON — In the aftermath of Britain’s deadliest fire in decades, two senior officials sought to deflect blame from the government over the weekend by arguing that the type of building material believed to have spread flames rapidly up the 24-story Grenfell Tower had been banned under national fire safety regulations.

‘Feels like I’m back in space’: US astronaut commends RT Space 360 at Starmus festival

TrendsSpace exploration READ MORE: Space 360: RT reveals first-ever 4K panoramic view of Earth from aboard ISS “There is a huge potential. Yesterday, I did a VR rock concert, and it was so cool! My first thought was, ‘They should send this to guys in space, they would enjoy it, that will be fun!’ Or one could go to your house and film your family in virtual reality, and you could be with your family,” Virts told RT at the Starmus IV festival, now under way in Trondheim, Norway.

By keeping U.S. focus on Islamic State, Trump risks wider Syria war

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump has ordered stepped-up military operations against Islamic State and delegated more authority to his generals, but without a comprehensive Syria strategy, his approach risks further confrontation with Syria, Iran and even Russia, according to U.S.

Russian daredevil detained on rooftop after climbing Moscow skyscraper (VIDEOS)

Экстремал забрался на башню Москва-сити. Там его уже встречали спасатели и полиция #первые #лайф #новости #москва #москвасити #небоскреб #спайдермен Публикация от Life | Новости (@lifenews_ru) Июн 18 2017 в 4:01 PDT

Landlord demands New York tenants prove US residency or face eviction

Tenants of the building at 95-36 42nd Avenue in the predominantly Latino neighborhood of Corona in Queens received a notice last week demanding each leaseholder appear at the building’s management office with photo ID, Social Security card, “proof of your status in US (Green card or Passport)” and proof of employment, the New York Daily News reported.