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Etats-Unis: Chef du FBI limogé: son successeur le défend

Ces contacts de président à directeur du FBI ont étonné le sénateur républicain Lindsey Graham, qui a promis de "poser la question". Et il a promis de prévenir le Congrès en cas de tentative du pouvoir d'intervenir dans l'enquête, qu'il a qualifiée de " hautement importante " alors que la Maison-Blanche tente d'en minimiser l'importance. Read More »

Ministry issues warnings and protection measures against WannaCry ransomware attacks

More than 200,000 victims in around 150 countries have been infected by the ransomware which originated in the United Kingdom and Spain on Friday before spreading globally. Called "WannaCry", the fast-spreading malware is the first ever detected to combine both a worm - which enables it to burrow into an entire network from a single infected computer - and a ransomware, demanding $300 (275 euros) in the virtual currency Bitcoin to unlock systems. Read More »

James Clapper: Defending democracy from Trump

Trump conducted a television interview with NBC's Lester Holt in which he said one of the reasons he fired the FBI chief was because Comey was too focused on investigating links between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation instead of the " real story" - leaks from the federal government to the media. Read More »

Trump Says He Might Name New FBI Director This Week

The FBI has been investigating alleged Russian meddling in the USA election and possible ties between Moscow and the Trump campaign. After four months in office, President Donald Trump has become distrustful of some of his White House staff, heavily reliant on a handful of family members and longtime aides, and furious that the White House's attempts to quell the firestorm over the FBI and congressional Russian Federation investigations only seem to add more fuel. Read More »

S.Korea to temporarily shut aged coal power plants

The measure comes as coal-fired power plants are being criticised for contributing to deteriorating air quality in South Korea, Asia's fourth-largest economy. Following through on the promise to reduce coal-fired generation, the presidential office, formally called the Blue House, said that it will temporarily suspend operations of the older coal power plants next month for one month. Read More »

Thailand threatens to block Facebook

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The video has been geo-blocked by Facebook, which means it can not be viewed by those in Thailand, but Thai authorities say there are still 131 pages on the social network that still have the video up. "When we receive such a request, we review it to determine if it puts us on notice of unlawful content". Several images and a video appearing to show the 64-year-old Thai monarch wearing a crop top and covered in ornate tattoos have been published on social media during the past few weeks. Read More »

Oklahoma Senate committee kills bill to expand tribal gaming

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House budget-makers presented a hodge-podge of revenue bills Monday evening that seemed more to suggest the desperation of the moment than a coherent plan for making up a projected revenue shortfall of somewhere close to $1 billion. Lawmakers could reconsider the tax later in the week, but it is the final week to raise revenue for the upcoming budget. It also would generate $43 million by eliminating oil and gas rebates and another $16 million by removing the wind industry's manufacturing ... Read More »

James Clapper: US institutions 'under assault' by President Trump

The Democratic leader also repeated his call for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign, saying that Sessions' involvement in Comey's firing might have violated his recusal from the Russian Federation investigation in early March and that he has asked the inspector general to look into Sessions' role in Comey's ouster. Read More »

IOS 10 and macOS Sierra updated for perhaps the last time

More than five beta versions of iOS 10.3.2 were released for developer and user testing before the release was finally made public today, which should mark the final update before Apple launches the next major update, iOS 11. tvOS 10.2.1 offers 14 security fixes . This is good news for iOS jailbreakers everywhere since they can use the jailbreaking tool whether they're using iOS 10.3.1 or 10.3.2. Read More »

Trump revealed intelligence secrets to Russians in Oval Office

National security adviser H.R. McMaster told reporters outside the White House that the "story that came out tonight as reported is false". "At no time were intelligence sources or methods discussed and the president did not disclose any military operation that was not already publicly known", he added. Read More »

Iowa State falls to Oklahoma State and Baylor in Big 12 Tournament

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Oklahoma State won their two pool play games as well, upsetting Baylor in the first game, 2-1, as the Cowgirls got two runs in the third inning and excellent pitching from Brandi Needham. Lindsey Cargill led off with an infield single, advancing around to score on an RBI single for Sydney Christensen. Offensively, it was Shelby Friudenberg who did the bulk of the damage. Read More »

Arkansas man pleads not guilty in deaths of deputy, 2 others

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Bowden's sister Julie Inmon said Friday, May 12, 2017, that her brother, James, has a history of mental illness. "He shot my mother four times and then my daughter once in the chest and he came in and told me it was my fault". Northwest Arkansas law enforcement agencies gathered on Monday to honor peace officers that gave the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty at the Fayetteville Town Center. Read More »

Law enforcement begins cracking down on seat-belt violators

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The goal of the campaign is to increase seat belt use and reduce highway fatalities and injuries, with an emphasis on convincing more motorists to buckle up both day and night. This year, law enforcement agencies in other states will also work with each other to conduct simultaneous patrols which start on Monday, May 22. In addition, previous year there were over 68,500 convictions for failure to fasten a seat belt. Read More »

'Fatal levels of alcohol' likely cause of Penn pupil's death

According to the grand jury, "The Penn State Greek community nurtured an environment so permissive of excessive drinking and hazing that it emboldened its members to repeatedly act with reckless disregard to human life". The lawyer for the family of a student who died after falling down stairs during a fraternity initiation has called the group's actions "grotesque". Read More »

Australian Banks Condemn 'Hasty' New Levy

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Unsurprisingly, the head of the Australian bankers' Association dubbed the new tax to be: "a direct attack on jobs and growth", but he will garner little sympathy outside of banking circles. "As we said on Tuesday, this is bad public policy concocted on the run as a political tax grab to fill a Budget black hole". This tax is borne by these people. Read More »

François Hollande prêt à s'installer avec Julie Gayet ?

D'après certains de ses proches, François Hollande serait prêt à venir s'installer chez sa compagne, la comédienne Julie Gayet. François Hollande n'aurait pas très envie de se projeter, selon Le Parisien . Un emménagement qui sonnerait comme l'officialisation tant attendue au cours du quinquennat. Mais ce dernier pourrait trouver un autre point de chute. Read More »

Trump warns Comey over media leaks

The tweet came a day after The New York Times reported that Trump had demanded that Comey pledge his loyalty to him at a private dinner at the White House on January 27. "The integrity of our law enforcement agencies and their leadership is of the utmost importance to President Trump". The explanations for Comey's firing from the Trump White House have shifted repeatedly since the move was announced late Tuesday afternoon, undermining the credibility of Pence as well as White House press ... Read More »

Cornyn, Gowdy among candidates to replace Comey at Federal Bureau of Investigation

Trump's latest tweet alluding to the possibility of recordings further added to the heightened drama of the past two days as the White House tries to do damage control on the messaging surrounding Comey's firing. Matthew Miller, a former Justice Department spokesman, who had been critical of Comey's decision-making in regards to the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails, suggested that the former director might well have made a paper record of any inappropriate behavior by Trump. Read More »

Man gets 49 years in anti-transgender hate crime

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Williamson's friend believe Vallum loved her but felt he had to kill her to cover up his sexual relationship with her from gang members. The case has been closely watched by LGBT advocates nationwide. Last July, Vallum pleaded guilty to murder charges in the state of Mississippi. Stay on topic - This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. Read More »

North Korean test missile 'capable of carrying nuclear warhead'

And the U.S. rotates heavy bombers, including B-1s, B-2s and B-52s, through the island. North Korea's weekend missile test is an immediate leadership test for Moon Jae-in, who was elected South Korea's new president just last week. South Korea's military said the missile traveled about 435 miles. The missile firing took place Sunday, North Korea time, with the projectile landing in the sea between North Korea and Japan. Read More »

Trump to expand anti-abortion policy

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President Donald Trump waves as he walks across the south lawn of the White House in Washington . The policy previously applied to a much narrower stream of about $600 million in US government funds. Trump has said taxpayer dollars should not be used for this objective. 'Barely more than 100 days into his presidency, this pattern of behavior is an ominous portent of things to come for women and our families, ' Bruce continued. Read More »