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Talks between UK PM May's Conservatives and Northern Ireland's DUP restart

May said on Tuesday that talks with the DUP had been productive - a view shared by DUP leader Arlene Foster - and that Brexit negotiations would begin as planned next week. "We stand at a critical time with those Brexit negotiations starting only next week - I think that stability is important". The Combination group blog has organised a public meeting to address these and related issues, and to consider the implications of the General Election for progressive politics in Northern ...



Firefighters Yet To Fully Search Burnt London Tower Block: Fire Brigade Chief

The government is checking with councils to make sure no high-rise buildings have the sort of combustible cladding suspected of rapidly spreading the fatal fire in London . The renovation project included the installation of insulated exterior cladding, double-glazed windows and a communal heating system. Responding to presenter Jon Snow's comment about spending on refurbishments for the building past year, Akala said: "It was an eyesore for the rich people who lived opposite".



Kamala Harris is (again) interrupted while pressing a Senate witness

Jeff Sessions is not the intellectual firepower of the Trump administration. "It makes me nervous", he told Harris . McCAIN: "Chairman, the witness should be allowed to answer the question". I wouldn't say she was any more dogged than Sen. "I am asking, when you knew you would be asked these questions and you would rely on that policy, did you not ask your staff to show you the policy that would be the basis for you refusing to answer the majority of questions that have been ...



Donald Trump's White House 'a crime scene'

Unusual security update for Windows XP MORE , National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael Rogers and former NSA Deputy Director Richard Ledgett have agreed to be interviewed as part of Mueller's probe, according to The Post . What does seem odd: the things Trump's team has said about these meetings that turned out not to be true. He also said that while he "pushed back" against Russia's role in the Ukraine conflict of 2014, he couldn't remember if he brought up "Russia-related security ...



California deli owner feels 'blessed' after selling $447 million Powerball ticket

A Powerball ticket with the six winning numbers was sold Saturday night in Sun City, CA. The winning numbers were were 20, 26, 32, 38, 58 and the Powerball number 3. His family did not yet make plans on how to spend the $1 million of compensation they will be awarded for selling the winning ticket. A person or family in Sun City has become almost $448 million richer after buying a winning Powerball ticket, according to lottery officials.