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A June 29 deadline has been set for the establishment of devolved power sharing government in Belfast. "We continue to work with all the parties in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland in ensuring that we can continue to put in place those measures necessary to fulfil those agreements, " she said.
  • Mumbai serial blasts case: Timeline of attack and trial

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    Abu Salem Abdul Qayoom Ansari: Guilty He was extradited from Portugal and arrested on November 11, 2005. However, all accused were acquitted on the charge of waging war against the nation. While Dossa was convicted on charges of conspiracy and murder under various sections of the IPC besides offences under the TADA Act, the Arms Act and the Explosives Act, Salem was found guilty of transporting weapons from Gujarat to Mumbai ahead of the blasts.
  • Ed Gillespie wins GOP nomination, will face Northam

    Ed Gillespie wins GOP nomination, will face Northam

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    The chairman of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors consistently trailed in public polls of the race for the Republican nomination for Virginia governor, and former lobbyist Ed Gillespie managed to out-raise him by roughly $4 million.
  • Taoiseach to meet DUP, Sinn Féin delegations separately in Dublin

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    Sinn Fein won seven seats in the British parliament at last week's election, compared to the DUP's 10, but has said it will maintain its boycott and not take up the seats. Ms Foster said the meeting with Mr Varadkar was useful and pleasant. However, "a little side bargain to keep Theresa May in power, a temporary little arrangement, won't have any integrity".
  • Brexit talks: Hammond says jobs and economy the priority

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    For Brussels, a concern with starting talks on such models would be that Brexit supporters might end up blocking them, raising the risk of time running out to get any deal: "Would you [.] 10 months later find that there was no real majority for that?" the official said.
  • London fire death toll hits 30 as dozens remain missing

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    It came as Prime Minister Theresa May was met with boos and a torrent of abuse by more than 100 angry residents as she fled a church in her motor convoy. In November, the Grenfell Action Group highlighted ongoing concerns among residents over the safety of the tower, managed by the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation on behalf of the borough.
  • Protests in London erupt at town hall over high-rise fire

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    London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said they still did not know the cause of the fire, where it started or why it spread in such a way. The death toll in the horrific fire that engulfed a 24-storey tower in west London rose to 30 today amid fears that it could climb to over 100 in one of the worst fire tragedies in the country.
  • Cladding on Grenfell Tower not fire-resistant

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    Transport for London has suspended service in two Underground lines in the western part of the capital amid concerns over the safety of the Grenfell Tower , which was badly damaged in a massive fire. Locals also told Sky News of a gas installation they say left exposed pipes in the tower's stairwell, with a witness saying he saw blue flames shooting out.
  • At least 58 presumed dead in London Grenfell fire

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    Reiterating the fears expressed by Scotland Yard earlier on Friday, Cundy also said there was "a risk" that the police may not be able to identify all victims of the tragedy. "As recent awful events in London and Manchester have brought to light, Blue Light workers do an extremely challenging job, encountering hard and traumatic situations", he said.
  • DUP agreement will end 'no deal' Brexit talk

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    We have been out of the office now since January, we then had the March elections. He said "timetables and deadlines" could be "somewhat counter-productive" as he addressed reporters in Downing Street after talks. We've set out very clearly the fact that her government is in default of the Good Friday Agreement and successor agreements. Ms Foster dismissed suggestions her deal with the Tories threatened the peace process.
  • Several sailors' bodies found on stricken Navy destroyer

    Several sailors' bodies found on stricken Navy destroyer

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    The sailors were missing for more than 24 hours after the USS Fitzgerald collided with a much larger container ship before dawn on Saturday, causing heavy damage and flooding areas of the destroyer. NYK and the ship's owner are cooperating a Japan Coast Guard investigation into the collision, the shipping firm said. "This has been a hard day", Vice Adm.