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China presses South Korea on THAAD missile system

But Beijing says the system will spy on its territory and has strongly criticised its deployment. Relations between Beijing and Seoul have deteriorated over the issue. She is now in prison awaiting trial on corruption charges. The deployment is also unpopular among South Koreans who live near the site that hosts the system because they believe it makes them a target. Read More »

Disappearing Montana Glaciers A 'Bellwether' Of Melting To Come?


In spite of being lost amid the wild for six days with no food and water, Madeline's first response on seeing the rescuers was to ask them if she could hike back with them, her father Michael Connelly told reporters. Telling her what's happening, knowing she's going to read all the texts I sent her, some of them are amusing. And the U.S. Geological Survey says only 26 of the parks original 150 glaciers are large enough to actually be called glaciers. Read More »

Here's what's still unknown about James Comey's firing

Trump also said in the exclusive interview with NBC News' Lester Holt Friday that he fired Comey partly because he is a "showboat" and a "grandstander". Comey had informed him three times that he wasn't being probed. Mr McCabe called the Russian Federation investigation "highly significant" - another contradiction of the White House portrayal - and assured senators it would not be affected by Mr Comey's sacking it. Read More »

Paris climate deal stronger without US, experts say

So staying in the agreement would require revising that pledge downward, which would risk drawing global scorn (the Paris agreement exhorts participants to increase, not lessen, their ambition). "The climate crisis demands urgent action and the United States needs to lead on implementing this historic agreement and tackling this global challenge". Read More »

Shaanxi prospers from Belt and Road development

In his view, the Belt and Road Initiative also facilitates the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) mechanism among China and relevant countries like Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, and enhances the integration within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ( ASEAN ). Read More »

Hollande passe le flambeau à Macron


Un geste qui rappelle celui du président François Mitterrand, en 1995. "Monsieur le Premier ministre, cher Bernard Cazeneuve, je prends acte de votre démission et de celle de votre gouvernement, conformément à la tradition républicaine , après la proclamation officielle des résultats de l'élection présidentielle par le Conseil constitutionnel", a indiqué le président sortant, dans un communiqué diffusé par l'Elysée. Read More »

Man seeking free pizza rescued from snowy Arizona mountain


Coconino County Sheriff's Office said the 30-year from Flagstaff had planned to hike to the top of Mount Elden earlier this week for free food. Conditions had deteriorated after several inches of snow fell during a spring storm. "We never want anyone to risk their life for pizza". It's certainly not worth it, ' Schiff said to 12 News . It's unclear if the man ended up receiving the free pizza. Read More »

Cash crunch on China's new Silk Road


Despite aggressive promotion of the May 14-15 summit in China, including media carrying positive comments from Western leaders, some diplomats are suspicious about China's aims. "A more efficient and green transportation system will enhance regional connectivity and help resolve other key issues that the worldwide community is grappling with, such as climate change", he said. Read More »

Lawmakers reach agreement on stalled VA accountability bill


The media's exposure of the 2014 Phoenix VA Medical Center wait-time scandal revealed that hundreds of veterans suffered and died while awaiting treatment. The inspector general again urged the department to take immediate action to correct problems. The new Senate bill included numerous provisions the House wrote in its version, the VA Accountability First Act, which cleared the chamber in March. Read More »

Donald Trump Accuses James Comey Of 'Spying' After Firing Him

During an interview with NBC , the president himself admitted to calling Comey and asking him if he was under FBI investigation. According to Wall Street Journal , Comey was stepping up the investigation because he found evidence of possible collusion between the Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. Read More »

Read Former FBI Director James Comey's Farewell Letter to Colleagues

Senate Democrats, in protest, ground routine committee work to a halt. The White House has given few signals about any potential leads. Trump was barely visible. The White House initially used the memo as the rationale for Comey's dismissal. "Nobody wants this to be finished and completed more than us", she said. Read More »

Labour manifesto 'an offer that will transform lives', says Jeremy Corbyn

According to the leaked manifesto, Labour will promise to renationalize rail and mail services and take some of the energy sector into public hands. The draft also proposes raising income taxes for the top 5 per cent of earners to fund greater spending on health care. "We will announce our policies in our manifesto, which is our plan to transform Britain for the many, not the few", a spokesperson for Corbyn said. Read More »

Osinbajo Says 'Buhari Treats Me As A Son'


Mohammed who was responding to queries by journalists after the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting chaired by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said what mattered was the section of the constitution quoted. He called on all persons with responsibility to cooperate fully with the Acting President to sustain a united, focused and committed administration to achieve the desired results. Read More »

Emmanuel Macron devra proposer une ligne claire


Et même si François Hollande ne présente pas directement M. Macron comme son successeur, il ne cache pas sa joie de pouvoir lui indiquer " la marche à suivre ". Les analystes pensent que si Emmanuel Macron échoue à réformer la France alors Marine Le Pen , ou sa nièce Marion Maréchal-Le Pen, sera prête pour la présidence en 2022. Read More »

Senate panel seeks Flynn documents in Russia probe


Trump fired FBI Director James Comey without giving any prior indication, but took 18 days to fire Flynn. The Trump administration denies any collusion with Russian Federation. Former acting U.S. attorney-general Sally Yates testified at a high-profile hearing on Monday that she had warned the White House in January that Mr Flynn had been compromised and could have been vulnerable to blackmail by Russian Federation. Read More »

EVM tampering row: Delhi BJP to lodge complaint with EC against AAP

Kapil Mishra was sacked by Arvind kejriwal from his cabinet after he accused the Delhi Chief Minister of accepting Rs 2 crore in cash from his cabinet colleague Satyendra Jain. "He is an AAP worker", he said. "I am sitting on a Satyagraha till I get clarification on details of global travel expenses of some senior AAP leaders". Read More »

[Vidéo] Bande-annonce d'Iron Sky The Coming Race

En 2012, un premier film avait fait tordre de rire et navré à la fois ses spectateurs avec son cocktail improbable de nazis, Hitler , exploration spatiale, et histoire revisitée à coup de vraies fausses théories du complot. 654 684 € ont été récoltés sur le projet Indiegogo du film. En prime, les fans ont eu droit à une bonne surprise: alors que la description de la campagne parlait d'une sortie dans un an, en mai 2018, cette nouvelle bande-annonce révèle une date de sortie le 14 février ... Read More »

Health care mess: House takes a small step


Trump and House Republicans should savor this sugar high because once the full import of the American Health Care Act hits most Americans, their political sinecures will be in jeopardy. It says the Republican plan will protect people with pre-existing conditions and provide families "with more choices, better coverage and lower premiums". Read More »

Charlotte fire investigator wins $1.5million in lawsuit


The Charlotte Observer reported ( that a jury ruled Thursday in favor of Crystal Eschert, who said the Charlotte Fire Department fired her in 2014 because of her concerns over renovations at a new office building. For now, the jury agreed with Eschert, and said she can claim money in damages. Where is Al Sharpton? So is everyone MAKING it a racial issue? One juror, who asked not to be identified for privacy reasons, said Eschert had a right to speak her mind. Read More »