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'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.



The One Quote No One Noticed During Jeff Sessions' Testimony

Testifying at a Senate hearing, Mr Sessions said it was a "detestable and appalling lie " to suggest that he participated in or was aware of any collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. He also said it would be inappropriate for him to get involved - given that he has recused himself from Russia-election-related matters. "Let me state this clearly, colleagues: I have never met with or had any conversation with any Russians or foreign officials concerning any ...