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Chaffetz Invites Comey to Testify to Oversight Committee

Hours after a blockbuster news report that President Trump had asked the FBI director to back away from an investigation, Democrats seized on the information to accuse the White House of a serious crime. How many memos did Comey write? On Friday, after details of a January dinner between Comey and Trump emerged in which the president is said to have asked Comey for his loyalty, Trump tweeted a warning to Comey. Lire la suite »

Edouard Philippe défend la méthode Macron — Droit du travail

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Philippe, qui démissionnera lui-même samedi de la mairie du Havre pour se consacrer à Matignon. La passation des pouvoirs avec l'actuel locataire de Matignon, Bernard Cazeneuve, interviendra à 16H00. Cette nomination "a du sens, elle casse la droite", s'est félicité un membre du premier cercle du nouveau chef de l'État. "Ou bien soutiendra-t-il les candidats LR-UDI, ceux de sa famille politique?" Un geste important pour les plus centristes de LR, et un choix malin pour déstabiliser un peu ... Lire la suite »

Google challenges Apple's Siri by opening digital assistant to iPhone

Google punctuated the theme near the end of the conference's keynote address by projecting the phrase, "Computing that works like we do". In addition, the company announced that it will offer physical photo albums through its photo app. Lens uses AI to identify images viewed through a phone. Pinterest has a similar tool. In this world, Google Home recognizes your voice so that when you say, "Call mom", it gets your mother on the phone and not your mother-in-law. Lire la suite »

Le gouvernement de Philippe est-il resserré?

Et le futur président d'ajouter: "Après, je ne vais pas choisir un Premier ministre parce que c'est une femme". L'Elysée a annoncé mardi que le premier gouvernement du quinquennat serait rendu public mercredi à 15h00. Première étape, lundi Emmanuel Macron a nommé un Premier ministre venu du parti Les Républicains, Edouard Philippe , ce qui a eu pour effet immédiat de semer la zizanie à droite sur le soutien ou non à ce gouvernement inclassable. Lire la suite »

While Comey memo could be key, any Trump prosecution tricky

A date has not been set for the public hearing. The White House has denied the account in the memo written by fired FBI Director James Comey of a conversation he had with Trump in February. The memo's existence was first reported Tuesday by The New York Times and was confirmed by Fox News Wednesday. Putin even said he would share transcripts of the president's comments with the U.S. Lire la suite »

Putin says Russian Federation meddling furor is 'nonsense'

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Trump had previously fired security adviser Michael Flynn over alleged talks with Russian officials during the US Presidential election. Brigadier General Sofrin said any complaint by Mossad would normally be made directly to the Central Intelligence Agency, to understand what information was passed over and try to mitigate any risks. Lire la suite »

Lib Dem manifesto 2017

Patrick McLoughlin, the chairman of the Conservative Party, said the Lib Dem policy platform was "an echo of Jeremy Corbyn's manifesto we saw earlier this week". The plans, revealed today in the party's manifesto, also call for a diesel scrappage scheme to encourage the uptake of low-emissions and electric vehicles (which includes hybrids and full EVs), as well as the creation of new "clean air zones" across the country. Lire la suite »

Haley: Dialogue if N. Korea Suspends Nuke Process

The missile was sacked from the region of Kusong, northwest of Pyongyang, where the North in February successfully test-launched an intermediate-range missile that it is believed to be developing. threat won't be going away any time soon, with Trump rejecting South Korea's new president in calls to restart diplomacy. The UN Security Council "strongly condemned the most recent ballistic missile launches" conducted by North Korea on April 28 and May 13, the 15-nation UN body said in a ... Lire la suite »

Trump aides knew Flynn was being investigated before he became NSA

Those actions have dominated political discussions on Capitol Hill, sidelining the GOP's legislative agenda - even as House Republicans are set to kick off hearings this week on their plan to cut tax rates. In a brief statement following the announcement, Trump wrote: "there was no collusion between my campaign and any foreign entity". On the Russian Federation debacle she said: "Once again we are faced with inexplicable stories coming from the White House that are highly troubling. Lire la suite »

More US Republicans back independent probe of Trump-Russia ties

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Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader of the Senate, said simply, "It would be helpful to have less drama emanating from the White House". "The appointment of former FBI director and respected lawyer Robert Mueller as special counsel for the Russian Federation investigation is a positive development and will provide some certainty for the American people that the investigation will proceed fairly and free of political influence", Senator Richard Burr said and Mark Warner, chairman and ... Lire la suite »

CTX cyclists ride in silence to raise awareness

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Many cyclists taking part in Wednesday's ride either knew someone who was seriously injured or killed while riding their bicycle. There will be speakers and instructions at 6:45, a moment of noise at 6:59 and the Ride of Silence begins at 7. Lire la suite »

Kim Jong Un urges 'right choice' by U.S. after missile test

Pyongyang has long threatened to develop a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the United States, a distance of around 8,000 km (4,800 miles). North Korea , which has defied calls to rein in its weapons program - even from its lone major ally China, has been working on a missile mounted with a nuclear warhead capable of striking the U.S. Lire la suite »

Texas 8th grader wins National Geographic Bee

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Both answered five championship-round questions correctly, moving the bee into a sudden death tiebreaker. He was declared the victor as he won the first tie breaker question when he correctly identified the Kunlun Mountains as the 1,200 mile range that separates the Taklimakan Desert from the Tibetan Plateau. Lire la suite »

Macron Picks Conservative Prime Minister

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Macron takes his first presidential trip Monday to Berlin to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel . Inside Story - What does France's new president-elect have to offer? French far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon, who won almost 20 percent of the vote in the first round of the presidential election, also reacted with hostility. Lire la suite »

State GST Bill tabled in Uttar Pradesh Assembly

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BJP MLAs - majority first timers - did not react to the Opposition ruckus and remained quietly seated. Several members of the Opposition stormed the Well of the House despite Speaker Hridaya Narain Dixit's request for an all-party meeting to address their concerns. Lire la suite »

Les candidats LR et UDI lancent un contre-appel — Elections législatives

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François Baroin , chef de file des Républicains pour les élections législatives, avait annoncé la parution de ce contre-appel devant des députés de son parti en désaccord avec l'appel signé lundi par des élus LR et UDI, dont Jean-Louis Borloo, Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, Thierry Solère ou encore Benoist Apparu à répondre à la main tendue par Emmanuel Macron. Lire la suite »

L'alliance En Marche- MoDem largement en tête des votes — Sondage législatives

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La France insoumise progresse quant à elle d'un point et le Parti socialiste et le Parti radical de gauche en perdent un. Europe Ecologie-Les Verts est stable, à 3 %, tout comme Debout la France, à 3 %. 39% souhaitent au contraire que La République En Marche "ne dispose pas d'une majorité" à l'Assemblée "et qu'il y ait une cohabitation". Le sondage a été réalisé en ligne du 15 au 17 mai auprès d'un échantillon de 5.015 personnes représentatif de la population française âgée de 18 ans et plus ... Lire la suite »

'No politician in history has been treated worse'

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In the hopes that the FBI does voluntarily turn over the information that Chaffetz has requested , Chaffetz sent a letter to the acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe in which he asks that "no later than May 24, 2017, all memoranda, notes, summaries and recordings referring or relating to any communications between Comey and the President". Lire la suite »

Trump Knew Flynn Was Under Investigation Before Hiring Him

The appointment Wednesday comes amid a growing Democratic outcry for someone outside the Justice Department to handle the politically charged investigation. But, while many Americans (and the country's news media) are aghast at these events and - as we are dragged from crisis to crisis - made numb by the spectacle, none of these happenings under Trump's regime should be in any way surprising. Lire la suite »

Comey on Trump Tapes: I Hope They Exist. That Would Be Perfect

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The president chose to ask Comey whether he was under investigation "because the narrative continues to be perpetuated" that Trump has ties to Russia, Spicer said. Rosenstein had recommended that Mr Comey be dismissed for his handling of last year's probe into Mrs Hillary Clinton's e-mails. The latest tweets are not the first time the administration has threatened to limit media access. Lire la suite »

Beyer Responds to Furor Over Reported Comey Memo

And between the account of the director as it's reported and what the president has been relaying, I think people would probably have a lot more faith in the account coming from the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Any investigation would pay close attention to the timeline. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has refused to say whether such recordings exist. Lire la suite »