"She said: "I'm the person who got us into this mess and I'm the one who is going to get us out of it", said one Conservative lawmaker who attended Monday's meeting.
May's Conservatives unexpectedly lost their majority in parliament in Thursday's snap vote, causing political chaos ahead of Brexit talks with the European Union set to start next week and prompting calls - from within her own party - for her resignation.
Reacting to the meeting, Tory MP Julian Knight said that the prime minister had been "humble and steadfast and certain that we have to get on with the job of government and negotiating Brexit". But the deal would be delayed until next week due to the fire incident in London.
Ms Foster and the DUP's leader at Westminster, Nigel Dodds, spent nearly two hours with the prime minister at Downing Street on Tuesday morning.
The most high-profile challenger who could succeed May is Boris Johnson, the former London mayor and current foreign secretary.
After failing to achieve a majority, May is set to meet with the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland on Tuesday to cobble together a deal to ensure her minority government can get its Queen's Speech - a key annual event in which the government lays out its policy agenda for the coming year - through Parliament.
TALKS between Theresa May and the DUP failed to finalise a deal to prop up her minority government yesterday - but Arlene Foster voiced hope that it could be signed off "sooner rather than later".
"I congratulate her on returning and I'm sure she'll agree with me that democracy is a wondrous thing, and can throw up some very unexpected results", he said.
They campaigned for Brexit despite the fact that Northern Ireland has the most to lose if there is no amicable deal with the EU.
"The reason for leaving the single market is because we want to take back control of our borders, they're not compatible", he told BBC radio.
There are "no outstanding issues" in the way of a deal, the report said.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said May's government lacked the credibility necessary for Brexit talks and should delay the negotiations.
"We stand at a critical time with those Brexit negotiations starting only next week - I think that stability is important".
The talks with the DUP follow her apology to Conservative rank-and-file lawmakers in a meeting for the party's poor election result.
Conservative MPs who left the meeting, described her performance as "heartfelt", "powerful" and "contrite".
But "being seen to be the prime minister" could help "shore up her authority at home", according to Colin Talbot, professor of government at the University of Manchester. She has called for a closer relationship with the European Union after Brexit.
May also restored former Justice Secretary Michael Gove to the Cabinet in another move created to show she was willing to listen to critics. Labour won 262 and the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) got 10 seats.
May has shown little public contrition for the electoral gamble that backfired spectacularly, but was forced to accept the resignations of her two top aides - reportedly a requirement by cabinet colleagues for allowing her to stay in office.
DUP leader Arlene Foster arrived for talks with May.
Sterling depreciated against its major currency counterparts after the elections: it fell by 1.6% versus the U.S. dollar; it went down by 1.3% against the euro and by 1.1% vis-a-vis the Japanese yen.
May and Gove had frequently clashed when both were in government, and only last week, when an interviewer asked her about him, May answered dismissively, saying, "I seem to remember Michael was secretary for state for education at one point".
Today, Indian missions in France, the US, Switzerland, Uganda, Kenya, Australia organised yoga sessions, ahead of the IYD. Over 190 countries, including 40 Islamic nations, supported the move to have a special day for yoga.
Currently, about 30 percent of the world's human population is exposed to deadly heatwave conditions each year, Mora said. The increase in deadly heat days for various cities can be seen in an interactive map the researchers put together.
Yes it all makes sense that Wonder Woman holding that with her ass, seriously HOW DOES NO ONE SEE HER FUCKING SWORD! Before she was Wonder Woman , she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior.
In his post-fight interview, Kovalev questioned the intervention of Weeks and suggested that he had received an illegal punch. Kovalev did a better job fighting on the inside and equaling Ward's physicality from the clinch during the rematch.
Because of that, Trump has restored some, but not all, of the economic and travel restrictions in place before Obama's action. He added that Trump's decision "is about USA national interests but also about the interests of humanity - these poor people".
The council is made up of CEOs from Silicon Valley's most prominent companies, as well as over a dozen White House officials. The White House on Monday urged technology CEOs to pitch in on President Donald Trump's effort to modernize government.
The House Intelligence Committee is investigating whether any of the stolen information made its way to the Trump campaign. Specifically, Johnson was questioned about whether the DHS helped the DNC after learning about possible Russian hacking.
The former Rangers striker said: " Celtic are a ruthless outfit who find chinks in the opposition's armour and expose them". A side from San Marino is all that stands between Celtic and a very interesting trip to Belfast.
He is slated to take part in next week's Australian Open, where he is drawn to face Sakai in the first round of the qualifiers. Son moved to a 13-10 lead after the interval but Srikanth slowly levelled par at 14-14 with a clever shot on Sons forehand.
Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion
Amazon also has been testing automation technology at a Seattle convenience store that's now open only to Amazon employees. Feinberg also says that Amazon has a test store called Amazon Go in Seattle that is displaying how Amazon does groceries.
Bairstow leads England to rout of South Africa
De Villiers finished 65 not out from 58 balls, in an unbroken stand of 110 with Farhaan Behardien , who made 64 from 52. I reckon 20 or 30 more woulkd have been a good total - we lost our way in the first six and had to rebuild a bit.
DNA shows early spread of cats in human world
The team analyzed DNA from mitochondria, a structure known as the cell's powerhouse, which contains its own separate genetic code. From Egypt, the felines rapidly expanded across the rest of Africa and Eurasia. "They turbocharged the tameness process".
Diego Costa gives update on Chelsea situation
He told the Spanish media after scoring in Spain's 2-1 World Cup qualifying win over Macedonia: "Things don't work like that". Despite all his problems with discipline, I believe Wenger can manage that as he's done with numerous players over the years.
Lions back three places not decided - Gatland
He frequently kept the point of attack shifting and worked well running off the back of scrums and as the link man in phase play. The Chiefs have at least 11 players out of this one, either in the All Blacks squad or not able to back up from the Maori game.
Supreme Court to hear Wisconsin gerrymander case
After the 2010 census produced new population estimates the GOP-controlled state assembly redrew the district lines. Democrats do likewise where they control the line-drawing process, such as in Illinois, Maryland and MA .
Congressman, others wounded in shooting in Va.
Republicans and Democrats put aside their differences to root for "Team Scalise" during the Congressional Baseball Game this year. The game at Nationals Park carried on a century-old bipartisan ritual, this one tinged with worry about Louisiana Rep.
USA shoots down Syrian fighter jet over Syria
The U.S. -led coalition, which has in recent weeks escalated its aerial bombing campaign in northern Syria and Raqqa province. The Pentagon said Sunday a Syrian SU-22 dropped bombs on coalition-partnered fighters near the town of Tabqah.