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Sheriff: Georgia inmates overpowered, disarmed slain guards

Sheriff: Georgia inmates overpowered, disarmed slain guards

Sheriff Sills says an intense manhunt focused on Madison after two men fitting the inmates' description were seen entering a Family Dollar store there, less than a mile from a house that was burglarized. According to the Georgia Department of Corrections , they stole a green 2004 Honda Civic , GA tag RBJ6601. The US Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are involved along with several other agencies.


'Staggering' civilian deaths from US-led air strikes in Raqqa

'Staggering' civilian deaths from US-led air strikes in Raqqa

An estimated 300,000 civilians were believed to have been living under IS rule in Raqa, including 80,000 displaced from other parts of Syria. The SDF progressed east toward what is known as the Old City on Tuesday, as residents reported heavy shelling.



Theresa May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

Although May has said the DUP would have no power to veto key policies, Foster said she would strike a deal with the Conservatives as it is in the " national interest ". Getting a good Brexit deal should not be just the Tories' responsibility. Many Labour MPs feared Corbyn was leading Labour to electoral oblivion when Prime Minister Theresa May called an early general election in April.


May meets with Northern Irish Party

May meets with Northern Irish Party

Theresa May's plans to make a hung parliament deal with the Democratic Unionist Party will risk the return of violence to Northern Ireland , former Conservative Prime Minister John Major has warned. Others present said the PM gave one of her most emotional and warm speeches, with one remarking there was "none of the Maybot", while banging of the tables and cheers could be heard throughout the meeting.



Tower block blaze: What we know

Flames shot from windows all the way up the side of the 24-story Grenfell Tower in North Kensington as firefighters battled the blaze , and a plume of smoke could be seen for several miles. By morning, tables were overflowing with bottles of water, food, candies and clothing. Michael Paramasivan said he was watching TV in the building as his girlfriend and daughter slept when he smelled burning plastic.



Comey boosted case for obstruction charges against Trump: legal experts

Trump cryptically refused to say whether those private exchanges were taped - a matter at the heart of the conflicting accounts of what passed between them at a time when Comey was leading an FBI investigation into Russia's interference in the presidential election and its ties to the Trump campaign.