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Talks on DUP support for minority UK govt, to continue

May will meet DUP leader Arlene Foster in London on Tuesday but will face demands from the DUP for more money for Northern Ireland . On a visit to Paris on Tuesday evening where she met with French President Emmanuel Macron , May described the talks with the DUP as "productive".


Massive fire at 27-storey tower block in London, several injured

Massive fire at 27-storey tower block in London, several injured

No confirmation has yet been made on any deaths in the fire . Samira Lamrany, who lives in a building adjacent to the west London flats, told news.com.au the woman leaned out the window and dropped the baby. 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.



Top House GOP leader shot at congressional baseball practice

Steve Scalise , R-La., was among the wounded, authorities said . He was taken into custody at the scene of the shooting. The President and Vice President have been briefed about the ongoing situation, CBS reports . "We started giving him the liquids, I put pressure on his wound in his hip", Brooks said. Virginia Rep. Dave Brat told CNN that he learned of the news in the gym, and that members were all standing by for more information as the news unfolded.



Several feared dead as fire engulfs London tower block

As some 250 firefighters and 40 engines continued their struggle to tame the terrifying blaze in the 27-storey building, it was impossible to know yet exactly how many people had perished. Others were seen jumping from upper floors of the building in scenes "reminiscent of 9/11". The girl's friend, who lives in a nearby building, said: "The only things she had were her textbook and phone".



At least 6 dead in London apartment tower inferno

The Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said she had never seen anything of this scale in 29 years of service, while the London Mayor Sadiq Khan has said questions would need to answered. Smoke rises from a building on fire in London , Wednesday, June 14, 2017 . "My daughter's friend said she observed an adult who made some sort of homemade parachute and tried to lower himself out of the window".