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La double vie de Willem-Alexander, le roi des Pays-Bas


Dans une interview accordée au journal néerlandais De Telegraaf , le roi des Pays-Bas, Willem-Alexander, a révélé qu'il pilotait deux fois par mois et depuis 21 ans un avion Fokker 70 , utilisé pour des trajets courts comme Amsterdam-Londres desservi par Cityhopper, une filiale de la compagnie aérienne néerlandaise KLM. Lire la suite »

France : Le beau gouvernement de M. Emmanuel Macron

Pendant le quinquennat du président socialiste François Hollande , cinq ministres ont été contraints de démissionner à la suite de révélations compromettantes. Parmi eux, de nombreux proches de l'ancien premier ministre , notamment Gilles Boyer ou Benoist Apparu , mais aussi Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, qui l'avait soutenu au second tour de la primaire. Lire la suite »

Sharapova says she will 'rise up again' following French Open snub

French Open tournament director Guy Forget had earlier said the decision over whether Sharapova would receive a wild card was going to be "very controversial". And Shriver told ESPN: "It has to be a really popular decision in the women's locker room". Maria Sharapova's response to missing out on a French Open wild card place was short and allusive. Lire la suite »

Emmanuel Macron est arrivé à l'Elysée pour une rencontre avec François — Investiture

C'est lors de cette audience que seraient transmis les fameux "codes nucléaires", mais la conversation s'inscrit plutôt dans la plus pure tradition républicaine qui doit permettre une transition pacifique. Comme il le raconta plus tard, la première personne à laquelle il fut confronté à l'Elysée après son prédécesseur Nicolas Sarkozy fut le chef du protocole. Lire la suite »

Chinese taxpayers have most to fear on Silk Road

The foreign ministry also cited concerns about the "unsustainable debt burden" China's partner countries along the route would have to bear. "The European Investment Bank , the EU Bank, recognises the potential of the Belt and Road Initiative to promote economic growth and strengthen global cooperation". Lire la suite »

Business, leisure travelers ponder flying without laptops

The Trump administration is actively considering whether to bar carrying large electronics onto flights from Europe due to terrorism threats, an idea that the White House will discuss with European Union officials during high-level talks in Brussels on Wednesday. Lire la suite »

Severe storms and tornadoes possible in nation's midsection


The National Weather Service said spotters reported a tornado four miles northwest of Chetek at 5:35 p.m., and another five miles west-southwest of Weyerhaeuser at 6:15 p.m. The storm knocked out telephone service into and out of the city. It was not immediately known if there were injuries. Tod Pritchard, a state Emergency Management spokesman, said there also was a report of a tornado in Rusk County. Lire la suite »

La République en marche va dévoiler une liste de 450 candidats — Législatives

La liste des candidats n'est pas encore complète, le temps de négocier. Mais plutôt que ces calculs politiciens - Richard Ferrand a refusé de donner le nombre de circonscriptions dévolues au MoDem de François Bayrou -, La République en marche préfère mettre en avant ses promesses tenues en matière de renouvellement et de parité pour les 428 investis, sélectionnés parmi " 19 000 dossiers ". Lire la suite »

Trump menace James Comey à mots à peine couverts dans un tweet

Le tweet matinal de Donald Trump a réveillé le souvenir de son prédécesseur Richard Nixon qui enregistrait ses conversations téléphoniques et dans le Bureau ovale à l'insu de ses interlocuteurs, une habitude qui se retourna contre lui dans le scandale du Watergate qui mena à sa chute. Lire la suite »

UN Ready to Impose Further Sanctions on North Korea


Yesterday the United Nations Security Council condemned North Korea's recent missile tests. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un hailed the launch as a test of the "perfect weapon system" and capable of carrying "a large-size heavy nuclear warhead". Lire la suite »

Mast, Republicans want to see Comey memo on Trump meeting

The classified information that Trump divulged was provided by Israel, one of the United States' most important allies. Sideswipe: May 5: Well it is Ask Me Anything. Trump and White House aides have denied that the president acted improperly in disclosing the intelligence to the Russians. The Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. Lire la suite »

Senate committee wants Comey to testify


US President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to end the agency's investigation into ties between former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russian Federation, according to a source who has seen a memo written by Comey. Lire la suite »

Memo: Trump Discussed Imprisoning Reporters With Comey

It was impossible to get an actual count, but the growing concern was evident throughout the Capitol. House Republican Justin Amash of MI says it could be grounds for impeachment if President Donald Trump urged FBI Director James Comey to end a probe of former adviser Michael Flynn. Lire la suite »

Trump knew Flynn was under investigation weeks before inauguration

That's when, Comey later wrote, the president had asked him to ease off Flynn. Grassley says the New York Times report underscores the need to get a better understanding of why Comey was sacked. The American Civil Liberties Union announced Wednesday it would also ask for documentation of the conversation between Comey and Trump. "I hope you can let this go". Lire la suite »

Quebec's public security minister says flood situation improving gradually

It appears water from the Rivieres des Prairies rose quickly and residents had little time to react. A state of emergency was declared in Montreal after three dikes gave way in the Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough. Rescue crews are still searching for a 30-something man and a 2-year-old child who were swept away after their vehicle plunged into the flooded Saint-Anne River in Canada on Sunday. Lire la suite »

Republicans are privately furious at Donald Trump, says foreign correspondent


Prices of bonds, regarded as a safe haven in times of market turbulence, rallied. But there is little they can do as long as Paul Ryan sees his job as defending the president. "You can't let them get you down", he said. Never ever ever give up. Even if this didn't lead to a criminal conviction, such a request could add to the basis for impeachment for obstruction of justice. Lire la suite »

Ricketts touts Nebraska, Mexico relationship through NAFTA


The Nebraska Corn Board, the U.S. Grains Council and the National Corn Growers Association are hosting a team of Mexican grain and industry officials in Nebraska for a town hall and industry meetings, ahead of the Trump Administration's plans to renegotiate NAFTA, a 20-year-old trade agreement between the U.S., Mexico and Canada. Lire la suite »

ACLU Files to Get Comey's Memo on Trump Conversation

Congressional Republicans have largely backed Mr Trump through the rocky initial months of his administration, but the events of the past week - Mr Comey's firing, the report that Mr Trump disclosed classified information to Russian officials, and Mr Comey's memo - are testing the party's patience. Lire la suite »

US capital slams "attack" as Erdogan guards clash with protest

At their White House meeting earlier, Trump and Erdogan had nice things to say about each other - even after the USA chose to arm Kurdish fighters in Syria. Ayten Necmi, of Woodside, N.Y., was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, Newsham said. "They think they can engage in the same sort of suppression of protest and free speech that they engage in Turkey", protester Flint Arthur told CNN . Lire la suite »

CREDIT SUISSE: The WannaCry ransomware attack could give Microsoft's stock a boost

Accident and emergency units in England were almost back to normal, the National Health Service (NHS) said , after the last restrictions put in place following the global cyberattack were lifted. Governments turned their attention to a possible new wave of cyber threats on Tuesday after the group that leaked U.S. hacking tools used to launch the global WannaCry "ransomware" attack warned it would release more malicious code. Lire la suite »

Getting 'big money' out of BC politics


After the initial results were in Tuesday, Horgan said the outcome shows British Columbians want a change in government after 16 years under the Liberals. "I think we'll have to wait until we get the final count (May 22nd-24th), and possibly later if there are further recounts, to know whether the Liberals will have a majority or if it will be a minority situation". Lire la suite »

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal to Reinstate NC's Strict Voter-ID Law

The legal back-and-forth went several more rounds until today, when the court said it would not hear the appeal. The law was criticized for enacting rules that appeared created to sideline African American voters, such as reducing the time period for early voting, prohibiting voters from registering on the day of the election, and forcing them to present certain types of photo ID. Lire la suite »