London native Adele has been a visible supporter of the relief efforts around the disastrous Grenfell Tower fires that killed an estimated 80 people and at the first of a four-night stand at London's Wembley Stadium on Wednesday night, she announced to the crowd that she is using the shows to raise money for Grenfell relief efforts. She dedicated her song Hometown Glory to the victims of the fire.
A former U.S. diplomat who served under Republican President George W. Bush criticized the Trump administration on Wednesday for failing to do more to investigate allegations that Russia sought to meddle in the 2016 U.S. election.
President Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, has retroactively filed forms showing that his firm received $17.1 million over two years from the political party that dominated Ukraine – at least until its leader fled to Russia in 2014. Manafort is one of many Trump associates being investigated by the Special Counsel Office for ties to Russia.