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DUP and Conservatives 'making progress' on deal

At a separate briefing in Belfast, Simon Hamilton , a senior DUP member of the Northern Irish Assembly, said discussions were ongoing in London. It prompted Conservative sources to insist the party was "continuing to work towards" an arrangement with the DUP .


Injured Frankie Dettori to miss Royal Ascot

Injured Frankie Dettori to miss Royal Ascot

Ward, who was the first American to train a victor at Royal Ascot back in 2009, spared a thought for Dettori as did Velazquez, who was only due to have one ride Tuesday. A Royal Ascot spokesman said: "We took the decision in light of the hot weather, not to enforce the jackets rule". She will probably be more at home on this fast surface than the good to soft ground that prevailed at York for her British debut last month.



Netanyahu warns Iran to not threaten Israel

The launch takes place just a couple of hours after Iran's Supreme leader said "they can not slap us in the face". Iran's Revolutionary Guard said it had fired six missiles from western Iran into northeastern Syria yesterday, targeting "terror bases".


F-16 jet catches fire at Houston airport; pilot ejects

F-16 jet catches fire at Houston airport; pilot ejects

A nearby construction site and golf course were also evacuated. Ellington Field is under evacuation after an F-16 crashed. "We saw the fire, we saw black smoke billowing", said Tiffany Franke, whose robotics team was touring Ellington. Witness Theresa Hodges tells KHOU 11 she was walking in a neighborhood near the airport when she heard the jet flying overhead. Beltway 8 was closed Wednesday afternoon between Crenshaw and Old Galveston Road during the investigation but was later reopened ...


Black Caucus to decline Trump meeting

Black Caucus to decline Trump meeting

The elimination of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, which aids the poor and elderly heat and cool their homes. "I fail to see how a social gathering would benefit the policies we advocate for". The "Honorable" title is normally used to refer to sitting members of Congress, Cabinet officials, and federal judges, though it's not commonly used to refer to White House aides, The Washington Post reports .


Grenfell Tower victims to get £5500 from emergency fund, Theresa May says

Grenfell Tower victims to get £5500 from emergency fund, Theresa May says

The announcement was made by Downing Street on Sunday evening, as the Prime Minister faced intense scrutiny over her government's reaction to the disaster. He went on: "The Prime Minister would have been shouted at by the residents, but she should have been willing to take that". Jeremy Corbyn has demanded residents are included in any future inquiry into the Grenfell Tower blaze.