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When Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty in March, thus beginning the formal process of Britain's exit from the European Union , she did not realize she would soon be fighting for her political life . While European leaders try to gauge what to expect from the Brexit talks due to begin in Brussels on Monday, May is so weakened that her own Brexit strategy is the subject of public debate in her own party, and by her potential allies.
  • Grenfell Tower: what we know so far

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    The Sun newspaper said 65 people are now feared dead or missing in the fire. May, who on Thursday met emergency services at the fire site but did not meet locals, visited residents, volunteers and community leaders at a nearby church on Friday and was rushed away afterwards by police as an angry crowd outside shouted "Coward" and "You're not wanted".
  • Kellyanne Conway's husband swipes at Trump on Twitter

    Kellyanne Conway's husband swipes at Trump on Twitter

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    In a series of early morning tweets , Mr Trump urged the Justice Department to ask for an "expedited hearing" at the high court and seek a "much tougher version" of the order temporarily blocking entry to the USA from half-a-dozen majority Muslim countries.
  • Firefighters Respond to Fire Engulfing London Apartment

    Firefighters Respond to Fire Engulfing London Apartment

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    Firefighters are still searching for victims in the 24-story Grenfell Tower that went up in flames early Wednesday. Nadir, 24, who has friends in Grenfell Tower , said: "At least she ( Theresa May ) could've met the victims, ( Jeremy) Corbyn was a good man.
  • NBA champion Warriors to parade through the streets of Oakland

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    However, things are about to get expensive, real quick. The Mercury News reported that Curry's teammate, Andre Iguodala , also got a tattoo that night. It wouldn't be surprising to see a similar move this summer. That led to my favorite moment of the Warriors' championship parade yesterday: Golden State general manager Bob Myers telling a fantastic story about Thompson.
  • UK Said to Accede to EU Demand Brexit Talks Tackle Split First

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    Thus we must begin this negotiation. The announcement comes after the Conservative Party leader and Prime Minister Theresa May lost the parliament majority in a snap election last week after aiming for a bigger majority and a stronger mandate before the historic talks with the bloc.
  • UK treasury chief: economy should be main focus in Brexit

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    According to ITV's Robert Peston , a source within the DUP "was very keen to be quoted" as saying that his party "completely backs [May's] vision of Brexit " - and not that of her Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond . "I'm not going to give a blow by blow account of how we propose to take that discussion forward", he said. Speaking as he arrived in Brussels ahead of a meeting of EU finance ministers, Hammond said the prime minister's pledges to take the United Kingdom out of the ...
  • Philando Castile shooting: Officer Yanez acquitted of manslaughter, dismissed from police force

    Philando Castile shooting: Officer Yanez acquitted of manslaughter, dismissed from police force

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    He was seatbelted and doing as he was told, when he was shot by Officer YANEZ who fired 7 shots into the vehicle where my 4 y/o daughter and I also Saturday. The squad-car video shows Yanez approaching Castile's auto and asking for a driver's license and proof of insurance. "That is the devastating message this verdict, along with all those similar acquittals before it, sends to communities of color across the nation".
  • Trump hits out over probe on possible obstruction of justice

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    In a series of early morning tweets on Thursday, Mr Trump wrote: "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people! ". Mr Comey told a Senate panel last week he believed Mr Trump fired him to undermine the FBI's Russian Federation probe and testified that the President directed him in February to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn in relation to the Russian ...
  • After London fire, desperate pleas for missing residents on social media

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    Ms. Saye, a photographer, specialized in wet plate collodion tintypes, which produced dramatic and haunting images. The artist Khadija Saye , whose work is now included in the Venice Biennale's Diaspora Pavilion , is among the many people missing following the deadly fire that broke out early this morning in a west London apartment building.
  • Lesbian officer wounded in Va. shooting, visited by Trump in hospital

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    Doctors at MedStar Washington Hospital, where Rep. Scalise is being treated, discussed his condition on Friday saying that they believed he would be in the hospital for a considerable amount of time, possibly weeks. "It is clear to me, based on various eyewitness accounts, that without these two heroes, Agent Bailey and Agent Griner, many lives would have been lost", said Ryan, who got a standing ovation in the House chamber .