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Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails launch hunger strike

Palestinian prisoners and detainees are staging a mass open-ended hunger strike to protest their conditions in Israeli prisons. Under the motto "Strike for freedom and dignity ", the prisoners presented a series of demands, including the improvement of the visits system, and the end of solitary confinement and administrative detention, which allows detention without charge or trial for periods of six months renewable indefinitely. Read More »

A 15% corporate tax rate could be very expensive


The administration is also considering proposing making the tax credit refundable, which would allow lower-income families to benefit from it even if they pay minimal or no federal income tax. The president said he's "mostly there on most items". "I know he's working on that and he's going back to the health care again and tax reform". In a move that Noah says is unsurprising, Trump is now saying that the looming 100-day mark is an " artificial barrier " that doesn't apply to him because ... Read More »

North Korea marks military anniversary with artillery, not missiles

Trump warned that the world has "put blindfolds on for decades" on North Korea and should place tougher sanctions on the isolated Stalinist nation. mainland and tensions have soared in recent months as it carried out a string of missile tests that sparked tit-for-tat sabre-rattling between it and Washington. Read More »

Russian Federation slams OPCW over Syria gas probe


The foreign ministers from Russia, Syria and Iran, meeting Friday in Moscow , said any further unilateral action by the Syria would be met with "grave consequences" and pose a danger to the entire world. The foreign minister of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, warned that further attacks by the USA will be unacceptable. The group had earlier certified that Syria disposed of its stockpiles and was dismantling product facilities under a deal Russian Federation helped broker with the ... Read More »

Philippines lawyer alleges President Duterte link to deaths


Retired cop Arturo Lascañas and self-confessed hitman Edgar Matobato have both claimed in previous Senate hearings that the so-called vigilante group Davao Death Squad (DDS) was real and that it was led by Pres. The new drill, instead of focusing on fighting a major war with the Philippines involved, will focus on joint humanitarian operation, simulating a joint reaction if a large typhoon hit the central Philippines. Read More »

Donald Trump to hold classified briefing on North Korea

The drills coincided with military exercises held by US and South Korean navies in the Yellow Sea, off the western coast of the Korean Peninsula and as the USS Michigan, one of US's most powerful submarines, arrived in South Korea. But asked what if North Korea tests an intercontinental missile or nuclear device, she said, "I think then the president steps in and decides what's going to happen". Read More »

GOP budget hawks open to Trump tax plan despite deficit


Trump's zeal to unveil a tax plan before his 100th day in office is raising questions about just how thorough his "tax reform" plans will be, amid signals his focus now is on slashing tax rates. "I'm not convinced that cutting taxes is necessarily going to blow a hole in the deficit", said Sen. Tax reform must eliminate the tax incentive for corporations to shift jobs and profits offshore: Taxing offshore profits less than domestic profits creates an incentive for corporations to shift ... Read More »

Tokyo, Washington start joint drills in Pacific Ocean

North Korea's growing nuclear and missile threat is perhaps the most serious security challenge confronting Trump. North Korea further raised tensions with the arrest of a Korean-American at Pyongyang airport as he attempted to leave the country. Read More »

"Nous ne sommes pas favoris" pour le titre — Luis Enrique (Barcelone)


Julia Roberts est décidément une mordue du football! Ce dimanche soir, on a réalisé que ses connaissances en la matière n'étaient pas circonscrites à l'Angleterre, contrairement à celles de nombre de ses compatriotes. Et au moment de croiser Cristiano Ronaldo, elle a rougit et n'a pas pu contenir son émotion face au Portugais. Un compliment peut-être encore plus doux, pour l'intéressé, qu'un bisou sur la joue. Read More »

Massive Trump tax cuts face big hurdles as debt mounts


Meeting Mnuchin and Cohn along with McConnell will be House Speaker Paul Ryan and the chairmen of the Senate and House tax committees: Orrin Hatch and Kevin Brady, respectively. We'll reportedly see some kind of tax blueprint tomorrow, but in the meantime, the Wall Street Journal reports on one of the president's top new priorities. Read More »

Emmanuel Macron en deuil


Bien qu'il a réussi son pari de convaincre des millions de Français à le suivre, le candidat a aussi perdu un précieux soutien. Le jeune conducteur de l'autre voiture, âgé de 21 ans, est lui aussi mort durant l'accident. Elle y croyait, elle a fait toute la campagne avec nous. J'ai tout de suite averti Emmanuel Macron . On va essayer de faire quelque chose pour la fille de Tamara, elle n'a que 4 ans! Evoquant le père de la défunte, il confie: " [Jean-Jacques Callot] c'est un homme solide, ... Read More »

What Remains of Edith Finch Released on Steam


Developers Giant Sparrow are relatively new in the industry, but have released a game earlier known as The Unfinished Swan . What Remains of Edith Finch is a set of short stories told from the perspective of Edith, a girl who lived in an enormous and seemingly cursed house throughout her childhood, who comes back after years to investigate what happened to the members of her family that all mysteriously died. Read More »

Korea marks military anniversary with massive firing drill


Recent U.S. commercial satellite images seem to show increased activity around North Korea's nuclear test site. It is thought to be the largest firing drill and is seen as an attempt to step up Pyongyang's belligerent rhetoric against the USA with tensions between the rivals running high on the Korean peninsula . Read More »

Armless robot loses fight to drunk man


A 41-year-old Mountain View man was facing charges after he allegedly picked a fight with a 5-foot-tall, 300-pound security robot. In fact, K5 can't really defend itself, unless you count occasionally spinning in a circle and whistling as a defensive skill. Read More »

En 2002, Mélenchon appelait à voter contre Le Pen


Mais il y a un autre terrain sur lequel Marine Le Pen entend convaincre: celui laissé vide par Jean-Luc Mélenchon . Et Fillon dans tout ça? Un sentiment d'espoir nouveau, parce que le score réalisé par Jean-Luc Mélenchon montre qu'une dynamique forte s'est levée dans le pays. Read More »

Theresa May and EU's Antonio Tajani discuss red lines for Brexit

Far from being necessary for the success of Brexit negotiations, the June 8 poll has been called because Tories believe they can capitalise on Labour's weakness under Jeremy Corbyn, the Liberal Democrat leader said. With Scottish Nationalists pressing for a second independence referendum, Martin said, "the mad, bad, and risky should be a particular target of a save Britain campaign". Read More »

Trump marking Holocaust remembrance vows to combat denialism

President Trump speaks on Capitol Hill on April 25 during the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's National Days of Remembrance ceremony. The center houses a vast collection of artifacts by those who survived Adolf Hitler's massacre of Jews. The controversy over Trump's relationship with the Jewish community is one of the more bewildering story lines in a young administration brimming with paradox. Read More »

U.S. sanctions Syrian government after 'chemical attack'


The sanctions, imposed by the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control, freeze all money the employees may have in US financial institutions and discourage other worldwide banks from dealing with them. Under President Barack Obama, the United States sanctioned people and companies for supporting the SSRC in July 2016. As the wrangling goes on over the suspected chemical attack, Damascus has continued to carry out deadly strikes against the rebel-held region. Read More »