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Menendez threatened to use Senate powers in port security dispute

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Among other allegations, Menendez is accused of pressuring other government officials to look into issues affecting Melgen in exchange for alleged bribes. As the trial proceeded Tuesday morning, reporters were sent a 4,000-word email from Menendez's office that highlighted his "proven leadership on port, national security" by listing dozens of measures and initiatives the senator has supported in those areas. Lire la suite »

Mozilla's revved-up Firefox Quantum browser is 'faster than Chrome'

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That's according to a new Speedometer 2.0 benchmarking tool, which, is an open source tool developed by, er, Mozilla. "This improved utilization of your computer's hardware makes Firefox Quantum dramatically faster". It's not all about speed, as the user interface will also be changing with Firefox Quantum. Plus, the browser features a completely overhauled Photon design which looks more modern and works better with touch displays. Lire la suite »

Nigeria's pro-Biafra group not a terrorist organization

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The United States (U.S.) this weekend said blacklisted-pro-Biafra group is not a terrorist organization as stated by the federal government of Nigeria. "Nevertheless, the Chief of Army Staff failed to explain why the Nigerian Army was brazenly assuming the constitutional responsibility of the Police Force". Lire la suite »

Federated Investors Inc. PA Decreases Stake in Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)

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Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 1,774 shares of the specialty chemicals company's stock valued at $143,000 after buying an additional 139 shares in the last quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 2,739 shares of the specialty chemicals company's stock valued at $217,000 after purchasing an additional 11 shares during the last quarter. Lire la suite »

Al Amine, Aliou Sall et les milliards du CDC : Abdoulaye Wade parle !

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C'est au siège du Parti démocratique sénégalais, bondé, dans une atmosphère électrique qu'Abdoulaye Wade a pris la parole mardi. Une main tendue rejetée par Gorgui. Ils se résument à " un audit indépendant du processus électoral, y compris le système de décompte des voix et de transmission des résultats électoraux, avec l'implication de partenaires internationaux , une commission électorale nationale autonome vis-à-vis de l'administration, la création d'une Haute Autorité neutre pour ... Lire la suite »

Scania fined 880m euros over price collusion

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Scania did not settle. "This cartel affected very substantial numbers of road hauliers in Europe, since Scania and the other truck manufacturers in the cartel produce more than 9 out of every 10 medium and heavy trucks sold in Europe", said competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, who added that the cartel was unusually long lasting. Lire la suite »

Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) Shares Bought by Braun Stacey Associates Inc

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Bogart Wealth LLC increased its position in Duke Energy Corporation by 35.9% during the second quarter. A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Morgan Stanley boosted their price target on Duke Energy Corporation from $89.00 to $92.00 and gave the stock an "equal weight" rating in a research report on Friday, September 8th. Lire la suite »

USA secretary of state to visit China

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USA intelligence also recently claimed , in intel made public to the Congressional House Foreign Affairs Committee, that North Korean vessels were using more complicated evasion networks to move coal to China. Beijing said on August 14 it would comply with those sanctions. The ban China announced in February was imposed so abruptly that "a lot of coal had already arrived at Chinese ports but had not passed through the customs", Zhao said, leaving the shipments stuck in limbo for months. Lire la suite »

Les talibans visent l'avion du patron du Pentagone — Kaboul

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Le trafic à l'aéroport est "normal", a indiqué plus tard dans la matinée le porte-parole du ministère Najib Danish. Les Etats-Unis, qui mènent en Afghanistan leur guerre la plus longue depuis 2001, y comptent déjà 11.000 hommes et s'apprêtent à en envoyer 3000 de plus . Lire la suite »

After Rajnath's plea, GJM suspends indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling

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The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM ) on Tuesday chose to end its shutdown that began 103 days ago for a separate state of Gorkhaland within West Bengal, after an appeal made by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh . Following her announcement, GJM supporters set fire to several police vehicles , a government bus and attacked the police with stones and bottles. Today, the Home Minister helped GJM leaders save their faces. Lire la suite »

Interpol Votes to Accept 'State of Palestine' as Member Country

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Israel's foreign ministry did not immediately comment. He promised to uphold Palestinian commitments to combating crime and strengthening the rule of law. Interpol, which is based in the French city of Lyon, eases the exchange of information between police forces and issues "red notices" - non-binding notifications of arrest warrants - at the request of a member state or an global tribunal. Lire la suite »

Saudi king decrees women be allowed to drive

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Saudi Arabia's enforcement of gender segregation means women can not attend sporting matches or sit in restaurants that do not have separate "family" sections. Chief among the complaints was the ban on women driving cars. The 32-year-old heir to the throne has pushed a program of reform in the country. "This prohibition on driving is just one in a vast series of laws and policies which prevent women from doing many things", she said. Lire la suite »

Ghana considering bid for 2018 CHAN

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On Saturday, a bidding process was opened immediately after the decision was taken, and Mr. Isaac Asiamah believes that after successfully hosting the 2017 WAFU competition, Ghana is ready to do more by attempting to host 15 other countries that have qualified for the CHAN tournament. Lire la suite »

Minutes, 47.03 Seconds: 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS Obliterates Nurburgring Record

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Also claiming the second-fastest road vehicle record with a time of 6:47.30 - just 1.4sec slower than the all-electric Nio EP9 hypercar - Porsche broke its own target of 7:05.00 by nearly 18 seconds. Frank-Steffen Walliser, Porsche's motorsport and GT vehicle vice president, said: "The credit for beating our target goes to our development engineers, mechanics and drivers, who demonstrated an exceptionally strong team performance". Lire la suite »

La Palestine officiellement intégrée à l'Interpol

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Interpol, ou l'Organisation internationale de police criminelle, a approuvé ce mercredi l'adhésion de "l'Etat de Palestine", a indiqué l'organisation, malgré la forte opposition d'Israël. 'En cette joyeuse occasion, l'Etat de Palestine réaffirme son engagement à assumer ses obligations et à contribuer à la lutte contre le crime et l'approfondissement de l'Etat de droit', a-t-il ajouté. Lire la suite »

Army inflicts 'heavy casualties' on Naga insurgents on Myanmar border

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Official security sources told ANI that it was not a surgical strike and also reiterated that the troops did not cross the global border. "Own troops reacted swiftly and brought down heavily retaliatory fire on insurgents". It has also clarified that the army has not crossed the worldwide border. This news comes exactly one year after India had carried out surgical strikes on seven terror launch pads across the Line Of Control (LoC) with the Army inflicting "significant casualties" on ... Lire la suite »

Tusk: No sufficient progress in Brexit talks

Satisfied with the British Prime Minister Theresa May's recent speech in Florence in which she recognised the need for Brexit to work for consumers, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has said it is time to adapt new customs regulations to avoid disruption and a final deal that avoids new tariffs at a time when household budgets are squeezed. Lire la suite »

Explosions heard from Ukraine's biggest munitions depot near Vinnitsa

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Ukraine's military prosecutor's office is treating the fire as sabotage and Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) investigators will investigate the cause of fire. Government forces have been fighting Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine since April 2014 in a conflict that has left more than 10,000 killed and displaced more than a million. Lire la suite »

Merkel gobernará Alemania por cuarta vez

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La copresidenta del ultraderechista Alternativa para Alemania (AfD) y uno de los rostros más mediáticos de esa formación política, Frauke Petry , anunció hoy, sorpresivamente, que no se unirá al grupo parlamentario de su partido en la Cámara Baja ( Bundestag ). Lire la suite »

Lady Lucan, widow of killer Lord Lucan, dies at 80

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Lady Lucan, whose husband famously vanished more than four decades ago, has been found dead at her home in London. Police said today Lady Lucan's death is being treated as "unexplained". That same night, the attacker also turned on Lady Lucan, beating her severely before she managed to escape and raise the alarm at a nearby pub. One journalist, Roger Bray, was the first on Lord Lucan's doorstep after the mysterious disappearance, and spoke to Head barman at the in the Plumbers Arms, ... Lire la suite »

We don't delete Trump's threats because they're 'of public interest'

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Trump tweeted Sunday that if North Korea's foreign minister "echoed thoughts of Little Rocket Man [Trump's nickname for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un] they won't be around much longer!" Twitter (TWTR, Tech30) faced questions on Monday from users on its platform about why the company hadn't taken the tweet down and whether Trump's tweet violated the company's rules. Lire la suite »

Facebook teams up with National Football League to show game recaps

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Alongside the footage from the games themselves, the NFL's media division will also distribute content from its production arm NFL Films on Facebook's newly launched Watch platform. " NFL Turning Point " features coverage including game and play breakdowns, while " Sound FX " shows highlights with players directly from the field and sidelines. Lire la suite »

No Security Threat on Yingluck Verdict, Take 2

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At the time, a highly-placed source in Yingluck's Pheu Thai party said she had fled Thailand just before the hearing and was "safe and sound" in Dubai. After the 2014 coup, Yingluck was impeached by Thailand's military-appointed National Legislative Assembly. Thai authorities investigating how Yingluck escaped said last week they have questioned three police officers who admitted to helping her. Lire la suite »