Mercredi, 13 Décembre 2017
Dernières nouvelles
Accueil » Globale

Globale

Cats kill more than one million birds per day in Australia

perth_map

Extracts of this research are based on results of 100 studies each about assessed feline diet and sampling cat population density by Australian environmental scientists. This is a problem for obvious reasons: cats can't tell if a particular bird is part of a threatened species, and that means destruction for these vulnerable creatures. Lire la suite »

Ryan: No plan to act soon on easing gun regs

perth_map

This time it's the attack in Las Vegas , the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, which critics say would have been even worse if the gunman had been equipped with a silencer. Originally, the bill - which would ease restrictions on silencers, among other things - was scheduled to be voted on this week. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi on Monday asked House Speaker Paul Ryan to create a select committee on gun violence to recommend legislation. Lire la suite »

Dem Sen Blumenthal: 'Significant' Receptiveness From Republicans on Bump-Stock Ban

Unlike kits which make guns completely automatic (which are already illegal), bump stocks and other devices are now legal because they do not make guns completely automatic, but rather increase the rate of fire. "I don't know what to do except to continue to fight, because reason doesn't control this situation", Feinstein said. Jackson asked if Republicans would be onboard with such legislation. Lire la suite »

Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend Marilou Danley returns to US

perth_map

Sheriff Lombardo confirmed on Tuesday she had been located in the Philippines, adding the Federal Bureau of Investigation was in the process of trying to bring her back to the United States. Investigators are still trying to trace that money and are also looking into a least a dozen financial reports over the past several weeks that said Paddock gambled more than $10,000 per day, the official said. Lire la suite »

US Government Expels Cuban Diplomats But Says No Break in Relations

perth_map

Washington speculates that the symptoms, including headaches and hearing loss suffered by several of its diplomats, were caused by an "acoustic attack". The Cuban Embassy in Washington D.C. There was reluctance to punish Cuba when the US still hasn't blamed anyone. Dr. Latell has written three books about the relationship between the United States and Cuba. Lire la suite »

Kansas governor testifies for position as country's religious freedom ambassador

perth_map

The Republican was testifying on Wednesday before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He will presumably resign as governor to take the position once that happens, but there is no set timeline. Now, he'll be explaining to Senators why they should confirm him. "You have that right, and I will fight for protection so that you will be able to exercise your religious freedom in peace", Brownback said. Lire la suite »

Militants killed at Humhama, buried in Gantamulla

perth_map

The area also houses training centres of the BSF and CRPF . The attack on the camp, where BSF's 182 Battalion is stationed, began around 4 am. Three of the militants and an Indian soldier were killed Tuesday in the ensuing gun battle. Intermittent firing between the gunmen and the troops was going on till reports last came in. He said many fidayeen attacks have taken place in Valley during which damage was caused. Lire la suite »

SC shocked over lawyers' body questioning J&K's accession to India

perth_map

The division bench of the Supreme Court had, in December past year, admitted the petition for hearing and directed the Central Government to submit the report of the team of experts constituted on the use of pellet guns before the court. The assault began at 04:00 local time, when a group of militiamen attacked the camp housing a battalion of India's Border Security Force, near the worldwide airport of Srinagar, capital of the state, said the director general of the police, S.P. Lire la suite »

EU Says Not Enough Progress In Brexit Talks For Next Phase

Lawmakers voted by 557 in favor with 92 against and 29 abstentions. The "transition" phase, much discussed in the European and British press in recent weeks, gained more interest after British Prime Minister Theresa May gave a speech in Florence on September 22, which many EU leaders and officials greeted as showing an opening of the UK's position. Lire la suite »

Telugu Titans trounce Tamil Thalaivas in Pro Kabaddi League

perth_map

Despite Thalaivas managing to put up a bit of resistance in the closing stages, it finished 58-37 for Telugu Titans, who remain fourth in the Zone B standings with 48 points from 20 matches. Haryana then went on to inflict an all-out on their opponents and that was instrumental in them ending the opening half with a 22-16 lead. U Mumba did keep the pressure on their opponents in the subsequent period of play, but still trailed Haryana 20-28 as the contest entered its final phase. Lire la suite »

Donald Trump observe une minute de silence — Fusillade Las Vegas

Dans l'art du mensonge et du déni de responsabilité, les républicains agenouillés devant la National Rifle Association (NRA) sont depuis longtemps passés maîtres, s'agissant de défendre l'indéfendable au nom du deuxième amendement de la Constitution américaine sur le droit de détenir une arme. Lire la suite »

Schumer hits Trump for raising budget issues in Puerto Rico

perth_map

Stricter gun laws have been proposed after previous mass shootings , but most Republicans and some Democrats repeatedly have balked at what they see as infringements on the right to bear arms embedded in the Second Amendment of the U.S. "It's particularly inappropriate to politicize an event like this", McConnell said of the slaughter of 59 people at a concert Sunday night. But Ryan also indicated House Republicans had shelved legislation that would make it easier to buy gun silencers, a ... Lire la suite »

Madras High Court begins to hear plea of rebel AIADMK MLAs

perth_map

According to the Newspaper, Singhvi sought some more time to complete his arguments.After he completes his submissions, senior counsel Aryama Sundaram, appearing for Assembly Speaker P. In the letter given to the Governor, the TTV group MLAs had not said they were against the party. The Speaker's reliance upon some piece of paper produced by the AIADMK whip "makes the entire foundation of the complaint non-existent". Lire la suite »

Andrew Luck finally set to return to practice for Colts

perth_map

Pagano said Luck would warm up with the other quarterbacks and do individual work, then throw some routes against air. The plan for the quarterback, according to Pagano, is to have him do individual drills on Wednesday, only rehab on Thursday, and return to individual drills on Friday. Lire la suite »

Federal judge refuses to overturn Trump pardon of Arpaio

perth_map

Attorneys for Arpaio and the Justice Department urged Bolton to dismiss Arpaio's guilty verdict. Judge Susan Bolton cited U.S. Supreme Court precedent Wednesday when she formally dismissed the criminal case against the former six-term sheriff of metro Phoenix. Lire la suite »

Lawmaker finds sufficient grounds to impeach Chief Justice

perth_map

A House panel will meet Thursday to decide whether or not the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno has sufficient bases. "While the proceedings are being held in Congress, follow the rules of Congress", Roque said."I think she's asserting judicial supremacy which should not be allowed". Lire la suite »

Las Vegas Shooter Wired $100000 To The Philippines

perth_map

One of them said Ms Danley was "a good person" who would have stopped Paddock if she had been there. Investigators also learned Paddock accompanied Danley on a previous trip to her home country. Marilou Danley , the girlfriend and roommate of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock , has come in for questioning regarding the mass shooting. They divorced in 2015, the report said. Lire la suite »

L'ancien président Jalal Talabani est décédé — Irak

perth_map

En 1975, il avait fondé l'Union patriotique du Kurdistan (UPK) et était un redoutable rival politique de Massoud Barzani, l'actuel président du Kurdistan irakien. " Il est le seul président dont la mort rend tristes les Arabes, les Kurdes et toutes les autres ethnies ", a regretté Zana Saïd, député de l'UPK, cité par l'AFP. Lire la suite »

Army Sgt tried to kill wife by taking out vital parachute parts

perth_map

Cilliers wanted to leave her for his Tinder lover - and the failure of her parachute to open saw her spin thousands of feet to the ground, the court was told today. He added that at the time of the murder attempts, Mr Cilliers was leaving his wife and treated her with "callousness and contempt". " Those at the scene immediately realised that something was seriously wrong with her reserve parachute, two vital pieces of equipment which fasten the parachute harness were missing ", he said. Lire la suite »

Apple taken to court over Ireland taxes

perth_map

The EU ordered Apple to pay the unpaid taxes in a court case past year, with Ireland responsible for the collection, however the company has failed to pay and Ireland have yet to seek out even a portion of the sum. The Irish government called the commissioner's decision "wholly unnecessary" and that it does not accept its analysis of Apple's tax arrangements. However, Dublin underlines that all this time, the Irish government has been in "constant contact" with the Commission and Apple on ... Lire la suite »

Mob thrashes boy suspected of being braid chopper

perth_map

The press confernece was given over the militant attack on BSF's 183 battalion camp. The petitioner has sought SHRC's directions to the state to accelerate the investigation, identify the culprits, bring them to justice, issue advisory of preventive measures and also prevent recurrence of such incidents by activating the law and order and intelligence machinery across the state. Lire la suite »