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Talks continue between DUP leader Arlene Foster and the Prime Minister as the Tories needs the votes of the 10 DUP MPs to prop up a minority administration. "It will be a brand new door, with a new Europe, a Europe without rebates, without complexity, with real powers and with unity". May has not yet responded to a proposal from some Conservatives for business groups and lawmakers from all parties to agree a national position on Brexit.
  • London fire death toll at 17; 'miracle' if anymore survivors

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    I didn't think it was serious at all me and my auntie thought it was an isolated incident but we'd just evacuate just to be safe. "Our building regulations need to keep pace with this change in living styles and ensure that New Zealanders never experience what happened in the Grenfell Tower in London ".
  • Special counsel investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

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    According to the report , senators want to know if Trump acted improperly when he allegedly fired Comey to influence an investigation into Russia's hacking of the 2016 US election. Sidlow wonders why Senators didn't question Sessions over why he said Comey's firing came because the Federal Bureau of Investigation was in disarray.
  • North Korea says it released United States student 'on humanitarian grounds'

    North Korea says it released United States student 'on humanitarian grounds'

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    The state-run Korean Central News Agency on Thursday said Otto Warmbier had been sentenced to hard labor but didn't comment on his medical condition. Dennis Rodman isn't on an official White House visit to North Korea, but the NBA Hall of Famer on Thursday still managed to deliver a message from President Trump , presenting a top government official with a copy of " The Art of the Deal ".
  • Shooter of GOP lawmakers a fan of leftist Bernie Sanders

    Shooter of GOP lawmakers a fan of leftist Bernie Sanders

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    Democratic and Republican lawmakers took to the field in Virginia on Wednesday to practice for the upcoming congressional baseball game that is scheduled for this Thursday. The office of Republican Rep. Mike Bost , whose district includes Belleville , said it had a record of 10 contacts with Hodgkinson between June 2016 and last month.
  • Is the United Kingdom facing parliamentary paralysis?

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    Youngsters and elderly joined together yesterday, 'which made them possible to conquer 261 seats compared to the 318 of the ruling Conservative Party. The British Labour Party, led by Jeremy Corbyn , is set to gain seats following the British election, according to exit polls. Maybe not today, maybe not next month, maybe not even until Brexit is out the way - but she has got to go.
  • Singer Adele pays visit to Grenfell Tower fire site

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    Firefighting crews were still trying to douse flames as they sought to reach the top floors of the building over 10 hours after the fire started. Witnesses said they saw trapped residents desperately shouting for help from windows on upper floors as flames enveloped the building.
  • May orders full public inquiry into deadly tower block fire

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    A London firefighter with 29 years' service told LBC radio that stay-put instructions work "in a normal fire situation", ensuring that fires in a confined apartment are contained. Emergency accommodation had been provided to 44 households affected by the fire. The Kensington and Chelsea Council, which oversees the area where the fire occurred and is Grenfell's landlord, said in a statement its immediate focus was helping victims and their families.
  • Verizon to incur $500 million in pre-tax costs from Yahoo deal

    Verizon to incur $500 million in pre-tax costs from Yahoo deal

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    Tim Armstrong, chief executive officer of Oath , Verizon's Internet media division, is in Sunnyvale, California, this week overseeing about 2,100 staff cuts as he starts integrating the Yahoo businesses. It was nearly synonymous with the Internet itself for much of the 1990s with a market value that topped $100 billion around the dot-com boom. If you didn't know about Yahoo Esports you probably haven't missed much, but if you did and enjoyed their content, I'm sorry to inform you that ...
  • Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 17

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    James Wood, a witness, told the Telegraph: "The most traumatic part was seeing children at the window screaming for help". The Grenfell tenants' organization's newsletter instructs residents to stay put in a fire unless the blaze is in their own apartment or in their hallway - the same guidance used in multistory hotels and other high-rise buildings.