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White House opens in-house movie theatre to public tours

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Pence and everyone here at the White House, hold you close in our hearts and thoughts each and every day. "While your sons and daughters are away serving so selflessly, having a community share even some of that burden must make all the difference in the world", she continued. Read More »

Cyber-attack threat escalating - Europol

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Cyber security experts say the spread of the virus dubbed WannaCry - "ransomware" which locked up computers in auto factories, hospitals, shops and schools in several countries - has slowed, but that any respite might be brief. "Of course there are amounts that are being demanded, in this case relatively small amounts - $300 rising to $600 if you don't pay within three days", he said. Read More »

MP3 format officially dead: ACC is the new king

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It's simply more efficient and has greater functionality, as streaming TV and radio broadcasting use the format to deliver higher-quality audio at lower bitrates than MP3. Research conducted in 2016 found that the audio codec's compression strengthened neutral and negative emotional characteristics in music, while weakening positive emotional characteristics. Read More »

Mormon church is pulling older teens from Boy Scouts' programs

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The church did not provide a timeline for the rollout of the program for younger age groups. "There were decisions made that caused concern, but it allows the church to select leaders consistent with its values". The Mormon Church was among several churches that criticized the Boy Scouts' 2015 decision to begin allowing openly gay adult leaders . David Kirk, scout executive with the Snake River Council Boy Scouts of America, said he found out about the decision Thursday morning. Read More »

Fox News' Bill Shine Ousted, Onlookers Rejoice (Or Lament)

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Shine joined Fox News in 1996 with Hannity's help and reportedly had a "decades-long friendship and working relationship" with him. Murdoch said of Shine "His contribution to our channel and our country will resonate for many years". Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. Hannity said last week that should Shine leave the network, it would be " the total end of the FNC as we know it ". Read More »

BioWare's new game has been delayed

Indeed, the site adds that numerous studio's employees have been transferred to EA Motive to work on Star Wars Battlefront II. What this means is that, rather than the development team of Andromeda start developing a sequel right away, BioWare will not work on Mass Effect for a while. Read More »

N.Korea says missile can carry nuclear warhead

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Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada said the missile could be of a new type. The launch Sunday is an immediate challenge to South Korea's new leader, a liberal elected just five days earlier who expressed a desire to reach out to North Korea. Read More »

Murder warrant issued for cop who killed 15-year-old

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Edwards was a passenger in a auto driven by his 16 year-old brother. That story quickly changed, however, as body camera footage revealed that the auto was actually driving away from Oliver when he fired his rifle. While Oliver's arrest will not fill the void left by Jordan, a beloved honor student and athlete, the Edwards family does find some comfort. In a statement released Friday, Jordan's family said the charge "brings hope that the justice system will bend against the overwhelming ... Read More »

U.S. holds back-channel talks with North Korea

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Four US citizens are now being held in North Korea, a country with which the US has no diplomatic relations and has technically remained at war with since the 1950-53 Korean conflict. The post North Korea congratulates France's Macron for election victory appeared first on The Independent Uganda:. A man who defected from North Korea 15 years ago believes a conflict between the reclusive nation and the United States is "unavoidable". Read More »

Microsoft announces its Windows 10 Fall Creators Update plans

One scenario posed by Terry Myerson, executive vice president of the Windows and Devices Group at Microsoft , is the ability to resume a task from where the user left off after switching from a PC to a phone. Windows Story Remix: A new app that lets you edit photos and videos with 3D and mixed reality elements. The Microsoft Windows 10 Fall Creators Update on OneDrive allows users to save folders or files onto their iOS or Android device and open these later when they are not ... Read More »

La police israélienne abat un Palestinien — Jérusalem

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L'assaillant a été identifié par la police comme Mohammad Skaji, âgé de 57 ans qui était en visite en Israël depuis quelques jours. Dans le même temps, au moins 244 Palestiniens ou Jordaniens ont été tués en Israël et en Cisjordanie. D'autres ont trouvé la mort lors d'affrontements avec les forces israéliennes, d'autres encore dans des frappes israéliennes contre la bande de Gaza. Read More »

Climate change action backed by Australian investors group

Macron's spokesperson Laurence Haim said the issue was discussed when Trump made a telephone call to Macron to congratulate him on his victory Sunday against far-right candidate Marine Le Pen , according to media reports . On Tuesday, Tiffany & Co. posted an Instagram encouraging the president to support the 2015 Paris climate agreement, an worldwide pact to combat global warming. Read More »

DIRECT VIDÉO - Macron président : suivez la journée du chef de l'État élu

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Emmanuel Macron: qui composera son gouvernement? Il a également annonçait qu'il démissionnait dès ce lundi de la présidence d'En Marche!. Et il m'a dit à l'époque 'Ce sera mon vote, mais un vote de raison'. L'abstention s'est élevée à 25,44 % des inscrits sur les listes électorales, en hausse par rapport au premier tour (22,23 %). Au total, plus d'un Français sur trois a refusé de choisir dimanche entre les deux candidats. Read More »

Hollande prévoit une passation de pouvoir "simple, claire et amicale"

Alors que le président du Sénat Gérard Larcher détaille l'organisation des discours à venir, François Hollande profite de l'occasion pour plaisanter avec son successeur. La rumeur dit que c'est à ce moment précis que le futur ancien président transmet à son successeur les codes nucléaires. Près de 1500 policiers et gendarmes sécuriseront la passation de pouvoir entre François Hollande et Emmanuel Macron , a annoncé samedi la préfecture de police de Paris. Read More »

Trump on Mideast peace: 'We will get it done'

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Abbas is unpopular and has led the Palestinian Authority for the past 12 years, long past the conclusion of his five-year term. "They [the Palestinians] name their schools after mass murderers of Israelis and they pay terrorists", he said. Read More »

Comey declines to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

Comey, which could be construed as threatening a witness in this investigation, which is another violation of federal law". Later, the president and his advisers said Trump had planned to fire Comey since taking office. "Nearly all of them are very well known", Trump said while flying to Lynchburg, Virginia, where he gave the commencement address at Liberty University. Read More »

Most Voters Say White House Press Briefings Are Necessary

Still others reported that Mr Comey had requested more resources for the investigation into investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. election just days before his firing. In addition to the Friday morning tweet barrage, Trump called Comey, who was leading the FBI's Russian Federation probe, a "showboat" and "grandstander" in the NBC interview, and contradicted the timeline of the firing outlined by his aides and Vice President Michael Pence. Read More »

North Korea says missile test aimed at testing carrying large nuclear warhead

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Japan's defense minister says the missile test-fired by North Korea might have been a new type given the altitude and duration of its flight. The launch is the first since South Korea's new president, Moon Jae-in, took office this week. In a tweet, she added, "There are no excuses that justify N. Korea's actions.This was close to home for Russian Federation. The United States maintains our ironclad commitment to stand with our allies in the face of the serious threat posed by North Korea". Read More »

Macron entre à l'Elysée

En voici les moments forts prévus. Emmanuel Macron a promis dès son investiture dimanche de redonner "confiance" aux Français et de "refonder" l'Union européenne. "En cet instant précis, vous prenez vos fonctions", a-t-il dit, avant de prononcer un hommage très personnel. Comme le veut la tradition, le chef d'Etat s'est fait présenter le grand collier de la Légion d'honneur avant d'aller saluer, un à un, les quelque 300 invités massés sur la moquette cramoisie du palais présidentiel, ... Read More »

Les mutins de Bouaké refusent de rentrer dans le rang — Côte d'Ivoire

Les forces loyalistes avaient de leur côté déployé vendredi un important dispositif à Abidjan, et menacé dans la soirée les mutins de sanctions, lors d'une allocution du chef d'état-major des armées au journal télévisé. Ainsi dans la nuit de jeudi à vendredi et dans la matinée et le début d'après-midi de vendredi, des mutins ont tiré en l'air dans et parfois hors de casernes pour manifester leur mécontentement dans plusieurs villes du pays dont Abidjan. Read More »

Heavy fire destroys historic NY synagogue

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The Synogogue is located on Norfolk Street in the Lower East Side neighbourhood of Manhattan, close to New York's Chinatown. Founded in 1852, it is considered the oldest Russian Jewish Orthodox congregation in the United States. Many said the structure was landmarked, but there had been a recent move to demolish the structure to turn it into condominiums. City Councilwoman Margaret Chin says the vacant synagogue was the first New York City to serve Easter European Jews. Read More »

North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

Sources in the American government said that the missile North Korea launched on may 13 from the Western district kusan, fell at a distance of approximately 100 km (60 miles) from the Russian city of Vladivostok. Mission said Sunday the closed consultations will be held on Tuesday afternoon. Sunday on ABC's This Week, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the administration will "continue to tighten the screws" on the North Korean leader. Read More »