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Birmanie : Aung San Suu Kyi va sortir de son silence

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La dirigeante birmane Aung San Suu Kyi souhaite finalement s'exprimer devant la nation sur l'actuelle crise des Rohingyas qui touche son pays. Elle prononcera mardi un discours télévisé sur la situation dans l'Etat de Rakhine où l'ONU accuse le gouvernement de violations qui semblent être "un modèle de nettoyage ethnique". Lire la suite »

President Trump Uses London Incident To Defend Travel Ban

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After Friday's attack, which injured 22 people, Mr Trump tweeted that the "sick and demented" terrorists must be "dealt with in a much tougher manner". The president also re-upped his repeated calls to use the nuclear option and end the filibuster in the Senate, which is laughable since a bipartisan group of 61 Senators have signed a letter stating they support the filibuster, and Trump can't pass legislation even when a simple majority is required. Lire la suite »

Ryan says 'no agreement' on DACA between Trump, Democrats

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A bipartisan majority in Congress supports protections for an estimated 800,000 immigrants brought to the United States as children and now here illegally, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Friday. I don't think that's a sustainable position. Then, Thursday, the president told reporters that he and Democrats were "working on a plan for DACA" and were "fairly close" to a deal that includes "massive border security". Lire la suite »

Options on N. Korea 'Effective, Overwhelming'

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This includes the regime in North Korea, which has once again shown its utter contempt for its neighbors and the entire world community. The UN Security Council on Friday strongly condemned North Korea's "highly provocative" missile launch and demanded Pyongyang immediately halt such actions - but did not threaten further sanctions. Lire la suite »

A Saint-Martin, Macron a dormi dans un vrai lit

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Dans l'entourage du chef de l'État, on regrette la restitution "caricaturale" de cet épisode dans les médias. Le chef de l'État a également fait savoir que pour faire sa toilette, il s'était servi d'un seau d'eau. Il assure qu'il a bel et bien été question de "lit de camp". " En fait, on a blagué entre nous à ce sujet quand on a appris que Macron passerait une nuit sur place " confie un autre journaliste. Lire la suite »

Trump says deal is nearing on young immigrants

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Pete Sessions (R-TX), the Chairman of the powerful House Rules Committee. However, the president himself seemed to contradict that on Thursday when he told reporters that " the wall will come later " but insisted it wasn't being abandoned altogether. Lire la suite »

Pakistan, US engagement imperative, says Abbasi

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It is a matter of satisfaction that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has done some plain but tough talking and told Washington that aid cuts in any form will hurt United States more than Islamabad which will be forced to buy weapons from other sources if sale of F-16 fighter jets is blocked to maintain its national defence forces. Lire la suite »

Richard Branson takes shot at 'man-made climate change' in Irma's wake

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He said: "On Necker Island we have constructed really strong buildings (with hurricane blinds) that should be able to handle extreme weather pretty well, though with a Category Five hurricane nearly nothing can withstand it". As Florida begins to pick-up the pieces after Hurricane Irma , many islands in the Caribbean have already seen the scope of the devastation. Branson 67, released images depicting the toll the hurricane had on Necker Island on his personal blog and social media ... Lire la suite »

Is using your face to unlock your iPhone comfortable or creepy?

With most, but not all. As per the screenshot, Face ID works with most sunglasses, those which let through enough light for Face ID to recognise the users' eyes. Adding support for two or three or more faces could make your iPhone less secure. That said , this is the first time Apple is offering Face ID , and the feature will likely get improvements and updates as time goes on. Lire la suite »

100000 people still without power in Georgia

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The utility has set a 10 p.m. Saturday deadline to restore power to 95 percent of its customers in the remaining major cities in Georgia, including hard-hit Savannah, Brunswick and Valdosta. Ten linemen have repaired power lines and broken poles in the Peach State helping to bring the 50 percent of homes without power down to just five percent as of Thursday. Lire la suite »

Never Forgotten: Friday marks POW/ MIA Recognition Day

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Congress established National POW/MIA Recognition Day as the third Friday in September of each year. The American Legion Post 71 in North Augusta honored prisoners of war and missing in action servicemen Friday with a POW/MIA remembrance walk and ceremony. Lire la suite »

Out-of-state lineman misses son's wedding to restore power in Florida

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He said he did appreciate the progress that has been made and the efforts of workers. Duke Energy also says Seminole County should have its power fully restored by Sunday, as well. For the homeowners in the Largo neighborhood where the Raleigh crews are working, they're finding ways to express how thankful they are to have crews come from out of state to help. Lire la suite »

No Foie Gras for You. California Foie Gras Ban Reinstated by Court

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An association of foie gras producers in Canada and NY as well as a restaurant in Los Angeles had contested the state law, saying it interfered with domestic trade law. Under PPIA, only the federal government can decide what ingredients go into poultry products. That ruling is essentially a weirdly technical distinction, since it effectively bans foie gras as an ingredient anyway by banning the process used to make it. Lire la suite »

Theresa May 'frustrated' over Hurricane Irma relief rules

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He said: "It's bad enough that we have a bloated and wasteful and unaffordable overseas aid budget but it's even more ridiculous that we now learn that we can not spend our overseas aid budget on our overseas territories". Over £650,000 has been donated to a British Red Cross Appeal, with the UK Government matching every pound. The UK has pledged a total of £57 million towards disaster relief and the public has helped to raise a further £1.3 million. Lire la suite »

Trudeau téléphone à Aung San Suu Kyi

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Le cabinet du premier ministre a soutenu mercredi que M. Trudeau avait insisté auprès de Mme Suu Kyi pour que les leaders militaires et civils du pays prennent une position ferme afin de mettre un terme aux violences, qu'ils protègent les civils et qu'ils permettent aux agences des Nations unies et aux organismes humanitaires de venir en aide aux Rohingyas . Lire la suite »

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) Cut to Underweight at Morgan Stanley

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Brandywine Global Investment Management Llc decreased Lyondellbasell Industries N (NYSE:LYB) stake by 37,820 shares to 1.15 million valued at $98.30 million in 2016Q4. As per Wednesday, July 6, the company rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs. For the quarter, shares have been noted at -21.05%. Comcast Corporation most recently reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.52 for the June 2017 versus $0.41 in the same quarter previous year, representing 27% growth. Lire la suite »

Hurricane Jose downgraded to Category 3, expected to weaken

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The cone shows the probable track of the center of a storm over a five-day period. The National Hurricane Center has encouraged East Coast residents from North Carolina on up to monitor the storm's progress. The 2017 Atlantic basin hurricane season will end on November 30. And like Irma and Jose, they formed off of Africa's coast and are heading westward. Lire la suite »

Manafort spokesperson testifying before grand jury

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Robert Mueller assembled the grand jury, though it was not immediately clear why he would bring in Maloni, who runs the crisis communications firm JadeRoq. Others at that meeting included Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump, Jr., and son-in-law, Jared Kushner. Moscow has repeatedly denied any meddling in the election and Trump has denied any collusion by his campaign. Lire la suite »

Rich may pay more tax under Trump

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Bush and Ted Kennedy". Enton and Bacon concluded that even though DACA is popular, Republicans "would be unlikely to face a backlash among their voters - even their more centrist ones - should they refuse to pass a replacement". McSally says the President's call for a border wall has been so polarizing it's made it harder to discuss border issues. Democrats are willing to work with the White House and congressional Republicans on other border security measures as part of the ... Lire la suite »

American living on St. John: "We're totally devastated" after Irma

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Just back from visiting storm-ravaged Anguilla, Barbuda and the British Virgin Islands , Jackson said this was one of the main lessons for the region arising out of the impact of the category five storm, which was packing maximum sustained winds in excess of 185 miles per hour when it bore down on the Leeward Islands last week. Lire la suite »

New Hampshire police seek four missing children

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A man is suspected of taking his four children from his ex-wife in New Hampshire and bringing them to Colorado, the Salem, N.H., Police Department said Friday. Giovanditto is believed to be driving a 2015 white, Chevrolet Traverse bearing New Hampshire Disabled Veteran plate 2559. The children are a 9-year-old male. Lire la suite »