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Kim Jong-un Claims New Missile Can Reach Mainland US

The U.N. Security Council late Monday expressed "utmost concern" at what it called North Korea's "highly destabilizing behavior and provocative defiance" of council resolutions demanding a halt to all nuclear-related tests. Pyongyang "may be closer to an operational ICBM than had been previously estimated", he said on the respected 38 North website. Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday the North's latest missile test was risky, but warned against attempts to "intimidate" Pyongyang. Lire la suite »

Clapper: US Gov't 'Under Assault' by Trump After Comey Firing

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When asked if he meant if those institutions were "under assault" internally by the president himself, Clapper said "exactly" and added that he believed Trump was undermining the checks and balances inherent to the USA political system. The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee kept up the pressure on the White House over the sudden firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, saying he'd like to see Comey testify at a public session of the panel. Lire la suite »

Afghan Leader of Islamic State Group Declared Dead

Forces-Afghanistan said in a statement . However, in a controversial move, President Donald Trump last month ordered the us military to deploy the deadliest non-nuclear bomb in the world. It was carried out by Afghan Special Security Forces in partnership with U.S Forces in Nangarhar province. The GBU-43 projectile, dubbed as the " mother of all bombs ", killed about 96 IS members. Lire la suite »

McMaster says Trump didn't know where intel he shared came from

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Hayes said on "Outnumbered" that the statements were not the same as what McMaster said Monday after the report broke. "If it proves to be true that the American president passed on internal intelligence matters, that would be highly worrying", Burkhard Lischka, a senior German lawmaker, said in a statement to The Associated Press . Lire la suite »

New South Korean leader to visit White House in June

The decision was made during a meeting with a visiting delegation led by Matt Pottinger, senior director for East Asia at the National Security Council (NSC) sent to represent Washington after Moon was inaugurated last Wednesday. "Right now we certainly do not see the right conditions in light of the provocations". And also Se-min, we've been reporting about the special envoys President Moon is sending to four major powers and the European Union, do we know when they'll be jetting off? ... Lire la suite »

Sheriff: 4-year-old fatally shoots himself at day care

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Crews attempted to save his life, but the child was pronounced dead at the scene. Just before 1:00 Monday afternoon, deputies got the call that a child had gotten a gun and shot himself. Detectives are waiting on a search warrant before they can uncover and release more information. The recruit is now enrolled at the Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy. Lire la suite »

Pro-Quist group filing FEC complaint; says Gianforte circumventing contribution limits

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The ad cuts together clips of local TV news reports about Gianforte's changing stance on the bill, along with ominous piano music. "Thankful, because he got a huge tax break in return". Campaign spokesman Brock Lowrance on Monday called End Citizens United a "sham group" and the complaint "bogus". Gianforte said he's not accepting money from industry-related PACs, but that if someone wanted to support his "Victory Fund", it would "allow that money to go to all the get-out-the-vote efforts". Lire la suite »

Interviews well underway for new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

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If the current administration did make tapes, Senate Democratic leader Charles Schumer told CNN on Sunday, "the president should turn them over immediately, of course". Other names mentioned include two partisans, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) and former congressman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.), who were enmeshed in the Benghazi investigations that ultimately went nowhere. Lire la suite »

McConnell Faces Biggest Test in Pushing Obamacare Repeal

According to the Center for Progress, in the time before the ACA, almost 50 million Americans lacked health insurance; more than 16 percent of these individuals were African Americans. What remains to be seen is how the CBO will factor in the last-minute changes made to the AHCA that would allow states to opt out of certain requirements of the Affordable Care Act. Lire la suite »

Le patron de l'ONU critique la Corée du Nord — Tir de missile

Si ce nouveau Hwasong-12 n'est pas encore l'ICBM que redoutent tant les Etats-Unis, la démonstration de force de Pyongyang a profondément agacé Washington et les grandes capitales asiatiques. Ce nouveau tir nord-coréen, survenu quelques jours seulement après l'élection du nouveau président sud-coréen Moon Jae-In, constitue une " provocation dangereuse ", a réagi ce dernier. Lire la suite »

President Trump says he had right to share information with Russian Federation

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Mr Trump, in a tweet sent Tuesday morning, cited "humanitarian reasons" for making the disclosure. All that said, by spilling high-level intelligence to one of the country's most risky global adversaries the president sent a unsafe message to America's allies, potential allies and even adversaries who might be willing to cooperate with the United States on limited issues of mutual interest. Lire la suite »

Check out Apple's cool pizza-box design

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Last night, Wired magazine published an early look into Apple's brand new spaceship campus. The container is more of a pizza circle than a pizza box, and it appears to be sized for personal pies. Objectively speaking, the pizza box seems kind of cool, but also like weird overkill. Elevating the pizza from the bottom surface ensures that any steam that is emitted from the bottom of the pizza can flow away from the bottom of the pizza. Lire la suite »

Tayside GP practices affected by NHS cyber-attack running as normal

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The NHS has been declared "open for business" but some hospitals are still suffering disruption caused by the crippling ransomware attack. The most disruptive cyber attack in the seven-decade history of Britain's national health service propelled a debate over state hospital funding to the centre of the election campaign on Monday. Lire la suite »

Microsoft points finger at government agencies over randomware cyber-attacks

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Europol, the pan-European Union crime-fighting agency, said the threat was escalating and predicted the number of " ransomware " victims was likely to grow across the private and public sectors as people returned to work on Monday. The Andhra Pradesh systems were isolated PCs and not connected to larger networks, he said. In Spain, major companies including telecommunications firm Telefonica were infected. Lire la suite »

Iranian Vice President pulls out of election

Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, the 55-year-old mayor of Tehran who lost to Rouhani in 2013, withdrew his candidacy on Monday and called on his backers to switch allegiance to Ebrahim Raisi. By contrast, Raisi has promised that, if elected, he will ensure that the nation becomes more self-sufficient and establishes relations with other countries only "when in the interests of Iran". Lire la suite »

Donald Trump's disclosure to Russian Federation rattles lawmakers

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In terms of USA domestic politics, the Post report is clearly aimed at providing another boost for the anti-Russian campaign alleging that the Trump presidential campaign colluded with Russian intelligence agencies in the hacking of the Democratic National Committee and Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta to influence the outcome of the 2016 election. Lire la suite »

Flight ops at T2 Changi Airport to resume progressively

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Three people were sent to hospital for smoke inhalation, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said on its Facebook page. Smoke swept through the airport's Terminal 2 building after a fire broke out in the departure hall, spurring authorities to seal off the area. Lire la suite »

Trump defends his 'absolute right' to share information with Russians

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President Donald Trump claimed the authority to share "facts pertaining to terrorism" and airline safety with Russian Federation, saying in a pair of tweets he has "an absolute right" as president to do so. Trump, McMaster added, didn't know where the information came from. The Kremlin dismissed the reports as "complete nonsense". The requests for more information portend a hard week for the White House on Capitol Hill, where Republicans are seeking to maintain focus on their ... Lire la suite »