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Législatives : allez-vous soutenir le parti d'Emmanuel Macron ?

Hollande qui achève un mandat de cinq ans, a dit ressentir " beaucoup d'émotion " à lui donner " la marche à suivre ". Élu avec 66,1 % des voix, celui qui espère rassembler sous sa bannière les " progressistes républicains " a reconnu dimanche n'avoir pas reçu " un blanc-seing " des électeurs après un scrutin marqué par une abstention record et un score historique pour l'extrême droite (33,9 %). Read More »

Comey associates predict public testimony, describe discomfort with Trump dinner

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Respondents also had starkly different views on who should be tasked with investigating Russia's involvement in the November election: 78% wanted an independent commission or special prosecutor, and only 15% wanted a Congress-led probe. Prior to his election to the Senate in 2002, Cornyn served as Texas attorney general, a Texas Supreme Court justice and a local judge. - US District Judge Henry E. Read More »

La réponse cinglante d'"En Marche" à la sollicitation de Manuel Valls — Législatives

Lundi soir, le secrétaire général du mouvement En Marche Richard Ferrand avait annoncé lors d'une conférence de presse que la liste complète des 577 candidats investis pour La République en Marche! serait révélée jeudi à midi. "La République des privilèges est terminée", a-t-il continué. Interrogé sur sa possible exclusion , l'ex-chef du gouvernement de François Hollande a répondu: "Le PS va exclure un ancien Premier ministre qui a toujours été loyal (.) sans jamais exclure ou se poser la ... Read More »

Ismail Haniyeh elected new overall leader of Hamas

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Mr Haniya is seen as a pragmatist who will try to ease Hamas's worldwide isolation. Last week, Hamas unveiled a new policy document that presents softened language on Israel , while still calling for its destruction. According to the Protocol on Economic Relations, a.k.a. the Paris Protocol, signed by Israel and the PLO in April 1994, Israel collects and transfers to the Palestinian Authority the import taxes on goods that were shipped there, and the income taxes collected from PA residents ... Read More »

Atheists File Suit Against Trump's 'Religious Liberty' Executive Order

The executive order does not change the law. "And if anyone in Florida uses this Executive Order to discriminate against a single member of our community, Equality Florida will be there to fight back with everything we have". The most significant portion of the order would direct the Internal Revenue Service to "exercise maximum enforcement discretion" in enforcing the Johnson amendment , which restricts religious groups from endorsing political candidates without risking their tax-exempt ... Read More »

Erdogan hopeful for breakthrough in dispute on arming Kurds

Turkey has offered to work directly with the USA and the US -led anti-IS coalition to remove IS from Raqqa in Syria, but only if the US stops working with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which is mainly comprised of YPG fighters. "We hope the new USA administration will not repeat the mistakes of the old administration on both the FETÖ issue and the fight against Daesh in Syria", Yıldırım said, using an Arabic acronym for ISIL, while also referring to the Fethullahist Terrorist ... Read More »

Moon's rise to power in S Korea causes worries, hopes overseas

Trump and Moon appeared to have launched their relationship on a good start with their phone conversation on Thursday, Goto observed. Moon met leaders of opposition parties before his simple swearing-in ceremony at parliament and promised to coordinate with them on national security. Read More »

Hollande passera le flambeau à Macron dimanche

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L'abstention s'est élevée à 25,44% des inscrits sur les listes électorales, en hausse par rapport au premier tour (22,23%). Car lors du second tour de la présidentielle, qui a pris fin dimanche 7 au soir avec la victoire du candidat d'En Marche, la candidate FN est arrivée en tête dans 45 circonscriptions, ce qui laisse entrevoir un très bon score pour le Front national à l'occasion des prochaines législatives des 11 et 18 juin prochains. Read More »

Raw: Smoke Rises Over Mosul in Fight for City

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He said they will work to train Iraq's security forces to maintain "full readiness" for any "future security challenges". The family is among hundreds fleeing renewed fighting in western Mosul after US-backed Iraqi forces opened a new front last week in their battle to oust the ISIL militants who seized the city in 2014. Read More »

Ohio Nursing Home Shooting Leaves 4 Dead Including Police Chief

The hostages were unharmed and police found Hartless dead in the center. Spokeswoman Jill Del Greco, of the OH attorney general's office, said investigators had more interviews planned and learning more about the connection between Hartless and Medrano is part of their efforts. Read More »

Vague de cyberattaques: le parquet de Paris ouvre une enquête en France

Le constructeur automobile français Renault a indiqué samedi à l'AFP avoir été affecté et des sites de production étaient à l'arrêt en France mais aussi en Slovénie, dans la filiale de Renault, Revoz . "A ce stade, nous n'avons pas d'élément permettant de penser qu'il y a eu accès à des données de patients", a voulu rassurer la direction du NHS. Selon le service public de santé britannique, 45 établissements sont concernés, et face à l'inquiétude grandissante de la population, la Première ... Read More »

India, Pakistan armies trade fire along LoC in Rajouri

The ceasefire violations by Indian troops along the Line of Control (LoC) continued throughout the day at different sectors, resulting in injuries to six civilians inclusive of four women. The firing left three civilians injured seriously in Jhangar area. The district administration has closed schools in the area as a precautionary measure. Read More »

Macron backs Paris' 2024 Olympic bid

Los Angeles and Paris are the only two bidders left for the 2024 Games, which will be awarded in September at a meeting of Olympic leaders in Peru. Paris is adamant that it is in the race for 2024 only, a message repeated by Los Angeles in nearly so many words. Read More »

Senate Can't Pass Methane Rollback So Interior Decides To Do It Anyway

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Senate voted 51-49 on Wednesday to keep in place an environmental regulation created to limit emissions of a potent greenhouse gas. Michael Bennet of Colorado , a Democrat, tweeted to Pence after the vote . What it would have done is require congressional approval for future regulations of methane emissions, which is wholly appropriate. "Fugitive emissions from the wellhead are probably the leading source of methane emissions in the oil and gas sector, so this is a great place to start", ... Read More »

Corée du Sud. Le favori Moon remporte largement la présidentielle

Loi derrière, le centriste Ahn Cheol-Soo est donné au coude-à-coude par certaines enquêtes avec le conservateur Hong Joon-Pyo, issu du parti de la présidente destituée. Le Nord, depuis début 2016, a mené deux essais nucléaires et de multiples tests de missiles. Les tensions ont rarement été aussi élevées dans la péninsule. Read More »

White House denies Comey loyalty pledge — Federal Bureau of Investigation chief sacking

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) also received a call, but was unable to connect with Trump because she was traveling overseas, an aide said. Mr Burr, who is leading the Senate investigation into the issue, said he was "troubled by the timing" of the firing. They went on to say, "We believe Congress should immediately seek the testimony of Director Comey to better understand the circumstances surrounding these events". Read More »

Two huge islands are being built next to the Burj Al Arab…

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Marsa Al Arab is spread across 4 million sq. ft. and will add 2.2 kilometres of beach frontage, the statement said. The project will break ground in June 2017 and will complete by late 2020, the master developer said in a statement. The entertainment island will also welcome a 1,700-seat theatre, which will house shows by famed acrobatic group Cirque du Soleil (so La Perle, you're getting competition...). Read More »

Mod Project Aims to Bring Half-Life 2: VR to the Virtual Masses

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Multiple VR locomotion methodsWhich all sounds great, except that the trailer for the mod seems to be more of a "here's an idea that we have" as opposed to something where we can see progress. This looks absolutely cracking with updated weapons for VR, updated visual features, a 3D HUD, manual reloading, enhanced effects and you can even smash the crowbar around. Read More »

First Australian business infected in global cyber attack

The companies and government agencies targeted were diverse. He said there was one way to ensure you don't fall victim. Senior security staff held another meeting in the White House Situation Room on Saturday, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Security Agency were trying to identify the perpetrators of the massive cyber attack, said the official, who spoke on condition on anonymity to discuss internal deliberations. Read More »

UK Labour leader comes out fighting ahead of election

Though while Sanders always agitated for "Medicare of all", Corbyn has the luxury of fighting to defend and improve the UK's already nationalized health care system: "I want a Labour government that ensures that people don't wait for hours in A&E [accident & emergency] departments to get treatment". Read More »