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Labour support increases in Scotland as SNP backing slips, new poll reveals

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that she would be open to forming a "progressive alternative to the Tories" with other parties if the election delivers a hung parliament. "Instead of campaigning for better standards in our schools and hospitals, once again the nationalists have taken to the streets to campaign for another divisive independence referendum".



USA working to stabilize relations with Russia: Tillerson

Testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee , Tillerson stopped short of registering his opposition to a new package of Russian Federation sanctions that the GOP-led Senate is considering in retaliation for Moscow's meddling in the 2016 presidential election and its aggression in other parts of the world, including Syria and Ukraine.



London Fire Chief: 'Absolute Miracle' if Any Further Survivors From Apartment Fire

Survivors, many of whom lost all their belongings in the blaze, spent the night at emergency shelters, as charities and local support groups were flooded with donations of clothes and bedding from shocked Londoners. It is unsafe for firefighters to go into parts of the 24-story tower, so the fire department is working with structural engineers to shore up the building so they can complete a "finger-tip search" of the entire structure, Cotton said.


You can count on the US, Mattis tells defence ministers

You can count on the US, Mattis tells defence ministers

North Korea Sunday rejected the latest sanctions resolution adopted by the United Nations Security Council over the North's several ballistic missile tests, pledging to continue on with its nuclear development. diplomat - Pyongyang launched yet another ballistic missile. "Ultimately, we believe China will come to recognize North Korea as a strategic liability, not an asset".


Congress Seeks Normalcy, Heads Back to Work Day After Shooting

Congress Seeks Normalcy, Heads Back to Work Day After Shooting

IL business records show that the suspect owned JTH Inspections, which he claimed to have operated for more than 30 years. Scalise, the House majority whip, was in stable condition at George Washington University Hospital, according to one congressional aide.



Irish prime minister tells Theresa May of 'concern' about Tory-DUP deal

There was agreement from the Sinn Fein's president, Gerry Adams, whose party caused the power-sharing arrangement at Stormont to collapse over the failure of the DUP leader, Arlene Foster, to "step aside" during investigation of her part in the alleged "cash for ash" financial scandal.