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May meets Northern Irish 'kingmakers'

She met DUP leader Arlene Foster , whose eurosceptic Northern Irish party has 10 parliamentary seats, for over one hour of talks in Downing Street, though both May and Foster later left through different exits. One senior Conservative source told Sky that a head of steam was building for a softer Brexit, with significant people pushing, but said the PM is still unconvinced.


Queen praises a country 'resolute in the face of adversity'

Queen praises a country 'resolute in the face of adversity'

Cundy also mentioned that his "heart goes out to those affected". London's fire department says that the reason for the subway closure near the high-rise fire disaster is because of a "short-term risk of some debris falling onto the tracks".


Scalise's condition improves, but more operations and long hospital stay expected

Scalise's condition improves, but more operations and long hospital stay expected

The House lurched back to business in a somber mood as law enforcement tracked the path the shooter traveled to his ballfield carnage. The U.S. Capitol Police said Hodgkinson used a 9 mm handgun and a 7.62-caliber rifle in the shooting, and traces run by investigators showed he evidently acquired the weapons legally.



EU, Britain to kick off Brexit talks on June 19

May's office issued a statement saying she was "deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life" but made no mention of the talks with the DUP . A Conservative source said this meant the party was "confident" it had enough votes for the programme to be approved, after May suffered a disastrous setback in snap elections a week ago that saw her lose her majority in the 650-seat House of Commons, just ahead of crucial Brexit negotiations with Brussels.



Brexit talks: Hammond says jobs and economy the priority

Other members of May's Conservatives have called for a more inclusive approach on Brexit strategy that would include the voices of opposition parties as well as the views of Scotland and Northern Ireland, which both voted to stay in the EU.



Dem lawmaker warns Trump against firing Mueller

Trump, however, referred to the Post's reporting as a "phony story" in a tweet Thursday morning. "Americans should exercise caution before accepting as true any stories attributed to anonymous 'officials, ' particularly when they do not identify the country - let alone the branch or agency of government - with which the alleged sources supposedly are affiliated".