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Build 2017: The story of Project Emma, raising hope for Parkinson's disease


After a speech that both heralded and warned about coming leaps in technological power, Nadella screened video that told the story of two British Microsoft researches, Haiyan Zhang and Nicolas Villa, who made a decision to launch and independent project to create a tremor-eliminating device for a BBC documentary, The Big Life Fix . Read More »

Hamas elects Haniyeh to lead terror group


While its new policy document accepts the idea of a Palestinian state within territories occupied by Israel in the Six Day War of 1967, it continues to speak of liberating all of historic Palestine , including what is today Israel. Hamas needs to change it actions, not only its rhetoric, if it wants to achieve political rehabilitation, but most importantly it must become part of the mainstream political structure to be recognized as a relevant player . Read More »

Barack Obama en visite à Montréal le 6 juin


Il contribue à l'édification d'une société égalitaire basée sur la liberté, l'espoir et l'optimisme", a poursuivi M. Leblanc. On vous tiendra au courant, c'est promis! Les modalités d'inscription à cet événement seront disponibles sous peu sur le site Web de la Chambre. Read More »

No federal charges for Louisiana officers in shooting of black man


Lawyers for the family said US officials told them one video recorded Salamoni threatening to kill Sterling at the start of the confrontation, less than 90 seconds before firing the fatal shots. When the two responding officers approached Sterling in the parking lot of the convenience store, an altercation ensued, the Justice Department said in a statement today explaining its decision. Read More »

Oil up after US inventories fall, Saudi cuts to Asia

Concerns about rising output from the United States, Libya and Nigeria continue to weigh on markets, however, and some analysts questioned whether the sharp rebound following the US government figures would be sustained. Recent price action in those exchange traded products and oil itself is giving traders little reason to believe a rebound for the commodity is imminent. Read More »

Dozens hurt, 1 dead in violent day of protests in Venezuela

Protester Miguel Castillo was killed during the turmoil. Highlighting vandalism and violence by young masked protesters - mostly to protect themselves from tear gas - Maduro says opponents are seeking a coup with USA support and harbour "terrorists" and "murderers" in their ranks. Read More »

Trump limoge le directeur du FBI James Comey — USA

Ce dernier, en déplacement en Californie, a appris la nouvelle à la télévision alors qu'il parlait à des membres de son équipe. Dans les derniers mois, M. En mars, le premier flic des Etats-Unis avait confirmé au Congrès l'existence de l'enquête sur une éventuelle " coordination " entre proches de Donald Trump et Moscou. Read More »

Labour and Lib Dems promise billions of pounds for schools


School budgets are at breaking point right now. Schools are having to slash staff, change the subjects they offer, cut school trips and clubs to cope with a new funding formula overseen by Education Secretary Justine Greening. Even former Chancellor George Osborne joined in the chorus of criticism with a front page of the Evening Standard earlier this month highlighting the Tory revolt over the proposals. Read More »

Senator: Comey Asked DOJ for More Resources for Russia Probe Before Firing

The investigation has shadowed Trump from the outset of his presidency, though he's denied any ties to Russian Federation or knowledge of campaign coordination with Moscow. Republicans, many of whom have fallen into line behind Mr Trump after initial reluctance, also sought to distance themselves from the President. On Wednesday, Trump labeled the Senate minority leader "Cryin' Chuck Schumer ". Read More »

Shark! Long Beach posts new warnings along beaches


Later in the evening another group of great white sharks were spotted more than 50 miles north of Orange County, off the coast of Long Beach. Great white shark at Isla Guadalupe, Mexico, August 2006. A crew in a tow boat got an up close look at the sharks cruising in the waters. By the afternoon, at least four sharks had been spotted near the Peninsula oceanfront. Read More »

E3 2017: Nintendo Will Focus on Super Mario Odyssey at the Show


Immediately after the Spotlight stream has finished, a live Treehouse event will provide players a more in-depth look at some of the titles, as well as conversations with developers and Treehouse members. Nintendo's E3 2017 schedule. The often rumored Pokemon Stars title is still being discussed while the Mario and Rabbids crossover is certainly going to appear at this year's show. Read More »

Afghan ISIS chief Abdul Hasib killed in raid

In addition to killing Hasib, the U.S. military said USA and Afghan forces had killed or captured hundreds of IS militants in an offensive this year. "This is the second emir we have killed in nine months", he said. Hasib had directed an attack in March on the country's biggest military hospital in the capital, Kabul, which killed 50 and wounded more than 80 in one of the deadliest assaults since 2001, USA forces said. Read More »

Antisemitism in Canada at record high in 2016, says study


The number of antisemitic incidents in Canada set a record in 2016, rising by 26 percent over the previous year, according to an annual audit. 2014 held the last record with 1,627, reported JTA. The audit also underscored the emergence of a new and frightening trend in Canadian anti-Semitism: incitement against Jews in mass media, especially in Arabic-language publications. Read More »

French ex-prime minister Valls plans to back Macron in June elections

Anxious to avert defections, the Republicans said they would abandon key austerity proposals that their unsuccessful presidential candidate, Francois Fillon, had stood for. Valls said Macron's victory Sunday over far-right leader Marine Le Pen it was a blow to populism across Europe that gave a "terrific" image of France to countries overseas. Read More »

European Central Bank's Draghi cautiously upbeat on eurozone


Draghi said that that central bank would tighten its policy once the "tail risks" of a drop in inflation receded and growth improved. Mr. Draghi was greeted by finance committee chairman Pieter Duisenberg, the son of Wim Duisenberg (dec.), the 1st head of the European Central Bank when it was created in Y 1998 ahead of the introduction of the single currency in Y 1999. Read More »

24 morts dans l'effondrement d'un mur lors d'un mariage — Inde


Triste bilan pour cet événement, car les victimes sont nombreuses: 24 corps sans vie, dont 4 enfants, ainsi que 26 autres personnes blessées, dont 15 grièvement. Même si le Rajhastan est l'un des moins concernés par les épisodes pluvieux en Inde, des tempêtes dangereuses peuvent tout de même y survenir lors des mois les plus chauds de l'année. Read More »

Philippine leader names his senator ally new foreign chief


Duterte made a strong defense of Margaux Justiniano Uson, an entertainer famous for her risqué moves, for blogging about sex advice and masturbation and for posting revealing photographs on social media. He said he needed Ano as interior minister to deal with country's rogue police and Islamic State-linked militants. Ano would be the second army chief Duterte has picked this week to join his cabinet. Read More »

Auto carrying UK Labour leader Corbyn runs over BBC cameraman's foot


Labour's election campaign suffered another blow after a BBC cameraman's foot was run over by a vehicle carrying party leader Jeremy Corbyn. "And we'll present this manifesto to the British people in the next few days", he said. Labour's manifesto was leaked last night, before it had been officially approved by the party which had been due to happen today. Questions about who leaked the document were raised on all sides of the party. Read More »

Huawei brings Honor 8 Lite to Asia


The Honor 8 Lite will come with 15 month service warranty, along with Honor's door pick-up and drop after sales facilities. The Honor 8 Lite was originally launched in China in February this year at a press event. Moving to the camera department, there is a 12-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and an 8-megapixel front camera for selfies and video calls. Read More »

On social media, Trump wonders "what changed" for Democrats regarding Comey

According to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, Trump made a decision to fire Comey (who was nominated by former President Barack Obama in 2013) following the recommendations of his attorney general and deputy attorney general. Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein threatened to resign from his position only two weeks after entering office, as a result of the White House's handling of the decision to fire FBI Director James Comey , according to a report published on ... Read More »

Republicans argue that they won plenty in bipartisan spending agreement

But Republican leaders and the president himself also praised the stop-gap measure as a major accomplishment and a sign of his masterful negotiating with Democrats. Trump is apparently disappointed with the spending deal Congress is poised to approve this week. And Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said the bill "delivers some important conservative wins". Read More »

Turkey's Erdogan Wants "Win-Win Approach" To Continue Bid To Join EU


Even though Turkey abolished the death penalty in 2004 (as part of a campaign for European Union membership), Erdogan has said he will approve its reinstatement if the measure is backed in a referendum. Reintroducing the death penalty in Turkey would completely block the country from joining the EU, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said. Read More »

Kushner Companies apologizes for name dropping Jared during China investors pitch


It's the family business of President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner. Foreigners, especially wealthy Chinese, use the visa program as an avenue to get to the United States. "The potential investors were advised to invest sooner rather than later in case visa rules change under the Trump administration", they add. "This was presented as a Kushner family event", she said. Read More »