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House chairman seeks Comey-Trump documents

After asking Comey to have dinner with him one-on-one, trying and failing to extract an assurance of loyalty, and later suggesting that he drop the investigation into Flynn, Trump fired Comey and later threatened him on Twitter. What can you tell us about it? I say to all of my colleagues in the Senate, history is watching. Richard Nixon was impeached in 1974 for telling the FBI to stop an investigation of his campaign. Lire la suite »

Trump Today: Tweeting out an explanation for disclosing secret intel

He used that phrase nine times in his briefing to reporters. But Trump tweeted that he shared the information for "humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russian Federation to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism". British PM Theresa May meanwhile said Trump is free to decide what to discuss with White House visitors, while stressing that London's relationship with Washington was "the most important defence and security relationship" around the world. Lire la suite »

Dems erupt after report says Trump asked Comey to end Flynn probe

A day later, the White House sought to push back against those reports , dispatching high-ranking administration officials to try containing the fallout. Senior Republicans on Tuesday evening conceded that cracks were beginning to form in the party, with an uncertain path ahead. Now, White House officials have been very carefully wording their denial, saying the president didn't tell the Russians exactly how the information was obtained, what the intelligence community refers to as sources ... Lire la suite »

Trump, Netanyahu speak by phone amid intelligence fallout

Putin did not specify how, exactly, he might have come to have an exact transcript of the meeting. Speaking to Russian news agencies on Wednesday Yuri Ushakov, a Putin aide, earlier would not comment the contents of last week's talks among Trump, Lavrov and Kislyak. Lire la suite »

Melissa McCarthy does best Sean Spicer impression yet


After booting Sanders from the stage, McCarthy's Spicer aggressively fielded questions from the press, but things got dicey when reporters started asking the press secretary if he was afraid of losing his job like Comey. After we caught Melissa McCarthy gliding through New York City traffic in full-on "Spicey" gear on a motorized podium , we knew we were in for a treat on "SNL". Lire la suite »

Une secrétaire d'État chargée du Handicap engagée — Sophie Cluzel


Depuis juin 2011, elle a été élue présidente de la Fédération Nationale des Associations au Service des Élèves Présentant une Situation de Handicap (FNASEPH). Cette loi promulguée par Jean-Pierre Raffarin sert de pierre angulaire juridique sur la question du handicap, de la lutte contre les discrimination sur les questions de l'emploi et de l'insertion des personnes handicapées. Lire la suite »

Trump defends right to share 'terrorism facts' with Russians

Lawmakers on Tuesday called for more information after reports that President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to drop an investigation of former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn. It is vital that Congress obtain these memos and hear public testimony from former Director Comey. Comey - who was sacked one week ago by Trump amid the FBI investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia - wrote ... Lire la suite »

Meet Omar, who might be the longest cat in the world


Life is pretty average for this extraordinary cat. Omar was the same size as all the other kittens in his litter when he was taken home by his owner Stephy Hirst in 2013. A typical day for Omar includes waking up at 5am for breakfast - a couple of scoops of kibble specially made for maine coons - and napping outside on the trampoline. Lire la suite »

Microsoft slams officials for "stockpiling" security flaws

A tool originally used by the NSA to hack into PCs before being made public by the Shadow Brokers group last month was used to distribute the virus. The ransomware targets the MS17-10 vulnerability in the Windows SMB. In an attempt to prevent more damage, Microsoft released a security update for Windows XP, Windows 8, and Windows Sever 2003. "If all goes well, the update will be completed in the next couple of days". Lire la suite »

Avec Hulot, l'environnement est — Royal


J'ai fait cette loi de transition énergétique pour la croissance verte. "Maintenant, je vais le prouver en créant des emplois, en créant une entreprise dans le domaine de la croissance verte et de la finance verte". "Ma volonté, c'est, d'une façon ou d'une autre, de servir le combat climatique, la justice climatique", a expliqué Mme Royal qui était également chargée des relations internationales sur le climat. Lire la suite »

Macron to unveil first French government


Philippe has been a member of the Union for a Popular Movement and later the Republicans. He is close to Alain Juppe, a former prime minister who campaigned for the French presidency, but was beaten in a primary. Macron needs a majority to push through his ambitious plans to loosen France's strict labour laws, boost entrepreneurship and reduce class sizes in tough neighbourhoods. Lire la suite »

Quel député a été Edouard Philippe ?

L'équipe sera dévoilée à 15H00 (13H00 GMT), après un déjeuner de Emmanuel Macron avec le président du Conseil européen Donald Tusk. Emmanuel Macron , qui a fait de la moralisation de la vie politique une des priorités de son quinquennat, avait prévenu pendant la campagne présidentielle qu'il prendrait les mesures nécessaires pour s'assurer de l'intégrité de ses ministres. Lire la suite »

James has not said goodbye to Real Madrid - Nacho


The price of 21/20 (2.05 ) for an away win and both teams to score therefore looks tempting, with this bet paying out in six of Los Blancos' last seven league encounters away from the Bernabeu. The possible victory of Zidane's wards will make it possible to reach the clean first place, and also I want to remind you that in the last round Real will have to play on the road with Málaga, which, although playing at home, is likely to win. Lire la suite »

China's Xi seeks to rewrite global trade rules as US retreats


President Xi Jinping criticised protectionism on Monday at a summit positioning China as a champion of globalisation, and secured a free trade commitment from nearly 30 other world leaders as the meeting wound up. The summit was considered China's biggest diplomatic event since 1949. We have never had to contend with a chip on the shoulder that bugs many smaller countries' interactions with bigger ones. Lire la suite »

Notifications coming soon to Alexa-powered devices


Shopping updates from Amazon's storefront are also coming presumably for item price tracking and the like. Once a device receives a notification, it will alert you with the help of a chime and a pulsing green light . Amazon has explicitly stated that both developers and device manufacturers will have access to development tools, such as Alexa Skills Kit or Alexa voice service, to build and tweak notifications for skills. Lire la suite »

Comey's Unceremonious Firing Boomerangs On Trump


Comey or anyone else to end any investigation, including any investigation involving General Flynn", a White House statement said. During a news conference on Monday afternoon, Mr Green accused the President of obstructing the ongoing investigation into his campaign's ties to Russian Federation and said "the mantra should be ITN: impeach Trump now". Lire la suite »

These 4 People Are Being Interviewed for FBI Director


Josh Holmes, a former aide to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) told Fox that his old boss thinks the Garland idea is "terrific". If Trump did record conversations with former FBI Director Jame Comey, the president will have to turn those tapes over to Congress, both Republican and Democrats said on Sunday. Lire la suite »

Google's AI can now answer your emails for you


It's basically like predictive typing for email and message replies. With Smart Reply, Google's machine learning algorithms look at your incoming emails and then suggest short, three- or four-word replies (think "Sure" or "Yes, thank you"). Lire la suite »

Microsoft Ransomware Patch: Installing Updates Can Stop Cyberattack

Experts have warned for years about network vulnerabilities. "This attack provides yet another example of why the stockpiling of vulnerabilities by governments is such a problem", said Smith. "All e-mails, both incoming and outgoing, are blocked for now". "And this most recent attack represents a completely unintended but disconcerting link between the two most serious forms of cybersecurity threats in the world today - nation-state action and organized criminal action". Lire la suite »

Trump revelations weighing on global stocks and the dollar

Sergey Kislyak about U.S. sanctions recently imposed on Russia; Flynn had been speaking with Kislyak during the transition period between Election Day and Trump's inauguration. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein interviewed several candidates for Federal Bureau of Investigation director, sources told CNN , adding the interviews stretched about an hour and were business like. Lire la suite »

Voices of Iranians ahead of presidential election

Thomas, thanks for joining us. "I am also very thankful", Raisi replied to the crowd. Indeed, even if Rouhani gets another presidential term, it's already clear: The age of phony smiles between America and Iran is now over. The key question is whether Iranians still buy Rouhani's moderate agenda - or whether they're willing to elect a conservative president who could undo recent progress and once again isolate Iran from the world. Lire la suite »

CA appoints Cayetano as DFA secretary in less than 5 minutes


The CA's committee on foreign affairs headed by Sen. "I make a commitment to you today and I will do my best na hindi ko kayo mapahiya (I won't fail you)", Cayetano told members of the CA. He added that Cayetano, as senator, authored and co-sponsored the bill extending the validity of the Philippine passport to 10 years, and the resolutions concurring in the ratification or accession to the Articles of Agreement of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, the Philippine-Japan Agreement on ... Lire la suite »