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Tillerson Says Comey Firing Didn't Raise Alarms on Independence


Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday he is not anxious about how much independence President Trump will give him to do his job despite Trump's decision last week to fire FBI Director James Comey in the midst of an FBI investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation. Read More »

Korea accuses CIA of plot to assassinate Kim Jong


The ministry said the spy agencies in June 2014 "ideologically corrupted and bribed" a North Korean citizen who was working in Russian Federation to carry out the alleged assassination on Kim after returning home. It comes amid soaring tensions on the Korean peninsula over whether the North will try to conduct a sixth nuclear test - in defiance of United Nations security council resolutions. Read More »

Emmanuel Macron, déjà dans la peau du Président


La désormais première dame âgé de 64 ans, est apparue seule, à la grande déception des admirateurs du nouveau couple présidentiel qui esperaient voir Brigitte et Emmanuel Macron traverser main dans la main sur tapis rouge, la cour de l'Elysée. Read More »

Syria fighting eases as Russian deal comes into effect

But the agreement hammered out in Astana on Thursday does the opposite - it delineates large chunks of rebel territory as safe zones, thereby guaranteeing the presence of armed factions and giving the Syrian government and its allies justification to attack if they wish. Read More »

General election 2017: Council housing increase promised by Tories

Her package will also include a commitment to protect workers' pensions in the wake of the BHS scandal; a new right to request leave for training purposes; a right to leave for workers who suffer the tragedy of losing a child; and the introduction of returnships for people coming back into work after a period of time off. Read More »

N. Korea's 'new missile' has unprecedented range

The launch, at 5:27 a.m. Seoul time (2027 GMT Saturday), came two weeks after North Korea fired a missile that disintegrated minutes into flight, marking its fourth consecutive failure since March. "China and Russian Federation are very upset about this deployment because they basically see it not necessarily a defense mechanism against North Korean attacks on South Korea, but a powerful radar system that can actually collect security information in China", Lee said. Read More »

Futur Premier ministre — Edouard Philippe

Qui sera le Premier ministre d'Emmanuel Macron? Et pourtant, à la tribune, il n'a certes pas du tout la possibilité de travailler avec le nouveau président. "Aujourd'hui", a-t-il poursuivi, "on ne sait pas si le président de la République nouvellement élu va s'installer dans cette forme de tradition (...) ou s'il va transgresser", en s'affranchissant des règles habituelles. Read More »

Republican Obamacare repeal would hit N.J harder than any other state


To begin with, it seems likely Maine's Susan Collins and Alaska's Lisa Murkowski will oppose anything that retains the House bill's hit on Planned Parenthood. But to allay the concerns of moderate Republicans, $8 billion was added to an insurance pool for high-risk patients who can't afford normal coverage for having pre-existing conditions. Read More »

Trump to dive into Mideast conflict on first presidential trip

President. Abbas, who arrived late Sunday, will hold talks on the Middle East peace process, among other issues, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in coming days. The most recent waiver signed by President Barack Obama expires June 1. "The transfer of the US embassy to Jerusalem does not only not harm the peace process, but the opposite". Read More »

Samsung to detail new Tizen OS for smart home appliances, IoT devices


Samsung Z4 is simple and easy to use with a 1.5 quad core processor and 1 GB RAM, the device is a performance powerhouse. The Samsung Z4 sports 8 GB internal memory, which is further expandable up to 128 GB via a microSD card. In fact, the company expressly believes the camera features have been deliberately created to help the users with a more productive experience with their photography and to use the social media to share the images clicked with this phone, the Samsung Z4. Read More »

Jakarta's Christian governor jailed for two years for blasphemy


As thousands of supporters and opponents alike waited outside, the head judge of the south Jakarta court, Dwiarso Budi Santiarto, said Purnama was "found to have legitimately and convincingly conducted a criminal act of blasphemy, and because of that we have imposed two years of imprisonment". Read More »

Trump Pledges To Move Swiftly To Nominate New FBI Chief

He described the candidates being considered for the post as "outstanding people", "very well-known", and of the "highest level". "And that's what we want for the FBI", Trump said. -Andrew McCabe, the acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Speaking on Saturday to about 50,000 people at Liberty University in Lynchburg, the nation's largest Christian college, Trump made no mention of Comey or the controversy his dismissal on Tuesday caused. Read More »

Ransomware attack should be wake-up call for governments


Experts said another attack could be imminent and warned people to ensure their security is up to date. Sky News reported on Sunday that seven organisations which manage hospital care within England's National Health Service are continuing to divert patients from the emergency room, a figure which an NHS spokeswoman was not able to confirm to AFP . Read More »

Theresa May Britain awaits local election results in test for PM


Her statement may have been in reference to comments made by German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the Bundestag last week, when she warned some in Britain appeared to have "illusions" about how Brexit talks would be conducted. Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said Friday that British expectations in its divorce proceedings from the European Union were "not realistic", and sent a clear warning that Britain wouldn't escape having to foot a hefty bill for its momentous decision that has shaken ... Read More »

Xi calls for renewing Silk Road spirit


Xi summed up the fruitful achievements of the B&R construction in the past four years and put forward the goal and direction for building the Belt and Road into a road of peace, prosperity, opening-up as well as innovation, and one that connects different civilizations. Read More »

L'accord sur la "désescalade", baisse des violences — Syrie


L'accord a commencé à être appliqué samedi à minuit (vendredi 21H00 GMT) mais le mémorandum n'entrera réellement en vigueur que le 4 juin, lorsque les zones seront délimitées avec précision, pour une durée de six mois renouvelable. D'après le document publié sur le site du ministère de la Défense russe le 5 mai, elles se trouvent dans la province d'Idlib, dans la partie nord de la province de Homs, dans le voisinage de Damas et dans les provinces de Deraa et Kuneitra, qui se trouvent à la ... Read More »

Pakistan claim series win after dramatic third test win over West Indies


Chase amassed 403 runs, including two centuries and two half-centuries, as he finished the series as the highest run-scorer with an average of 100.75. ". and a special thanks to Younis". He's a top performer for Pakistan: 34 centuries, 10,000 runs, broke a lot of records. But it was left to the debutant Hasan Ali to provide the breakthrough 20 minutes before the interval as a full-length inswinger trapped Hope leg-before for 19 and removed a significant obstacle in the visitors' quest for ... Read More »

Walorski Votes for Tough New Sanctions on North Korea


The North claimed that the CIA and IS - South Korea's Intelligence Service - "hatched a vicious plot" targeting Kim while he appeared in public in Pyongyang for ceremonial events. The fact that Kim Jong-Un has yet to visit Beijing, more than five years after taking power is not a reassuring signal for China's ties with North Korea. Read More »

ACB records statement of Kapil Mishra

A few days ago, he had visited the ACB office and shared evidence related to the Rs 400-crore scam, which allegedly took place during the chief ministership of Sheila Dikshit. He also wrote an open letter to Kejriwal. Kapil Mishra has since yesterday been on an indefinite hunger strike in a tent at his Civil Lines residence, demanding that details of foreign trips made by five top AAP leaders be made public. Read More »

Sergueï Lavrov est arrivé à la Maison Blanche pour rencontrer Trump


Cette rencontre a eu lieu dans un contexte de tensions entre les Etats-Unis et la Russie, les deux pays s'opposant sur un grand nombre de questions, dont le conflit syrien, la crise en Ukraine et l'expansion de l'OTAN. Kerry et Lavrov et consacrés par des résolutions de l'ONU. Sergueï Lavrov s'est entretenu mercredi à Washington avec Rex Tillerson et pour la première fois avec Donald Trump lors de ce que le président américain a qualifié de " très très bonne rencontre ". Read More »

Google warns of a major phishing scheme

According to online reports, the attack was a phishing scam potentially aimed at stealing personal information and possibly even Google login credentials. As for the new security measures, there's one major caveat: The phishing warnings in Gmail will initially only be able to corporate Gmail users on Android. Read More »

France's new president moves quickly on first full day in office


The wives of French presidents have not typically taken on first lady duties as many do in countries such as the United States. About 300 guests, including ministers, politicians, officials, and Macron's family attended Macron's inauguration inside the Elysee's reception hall Salon Murant in the building's west wing. Read More »

US, China sign trade agreement


Under the agreement , China will allow USA beef exports to go directly to the country for the first time since 2003. The deal, which comes just five weeks after US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping agreed to address a US$350 billion trade imbalance within 100 days of their summit last month, is expected to lubricate ties between the two economies ahead of a planned China visit by Trump this year. Read More »