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Microsoft teases new Xbox Avatars and Xbox VR alongside new UI

Microsoft has unveiled its new design language, or rather system, which lays out the guiding principles governing the behavior and appearance of apps across PCs, smartphones and headsets. It's something they're calling Fluent Design, and it's coming to the next major Windows 10 update called the "Fall Creators Update". Microsoft has published details about Fluent Design's Acrylic transparency effect and related tools, which Microsoft recommends for in-app navigation and commanding ... Read More »

Les agriculteurs déjà en colère contre Macron — Le Mans

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Environ 250 agriculteurs, venus avec une cinquantaine de tracteurs, ont manifesté le 11 mai au soir à l'appel de la FDSEA au Mans pour faire entendre leurs attentes à Emmanuel Macron. Les pompiers sont intervenus et les forces de l'ordre ont utilisé des grenades lacrymogènes pour disperser les manifestants. Les ennuis commencent pour Emmanuel Macron. Read More »

Judge Erases Aaron Hernandez's Murder Conviction

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He was cleared in the deaths of two Cape Verdean nationals, Safiro Furtado and Daniel Abreu. But, as CNN reports , prosecutors argued that the abatement should not apply in this instance because of what they said was evidence that Hernandez had taken his own life with the intention of getting this very result. Read More »

François Baroin n'imagine "pas une seconde" qu'Edouard Philippe rejoigne Emmanuel Macron

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Sur LCP, le député PS François Loncle a estimé qu'Emmanuel Macron "a probablement intérêt à prendre un Premier ministre Républicain". Maire du Havre , boxeur à ses heures, buveur de Corona passé par la gauche, la droite, Sciences politiques et l'ENA, l'homme semble s'être taillé un parcours sur mesure pour investir de hautes fonctions au sein d'un gouvernement. Read More »

House speaker Paul Ryan defends James Comey firing

Ryan said Comey had also lost Trump's confidence, adding that the president had acted within his authority while removing him. "Previously, I asked Inspector General Horowitz to review the FBI's actions in advance of the 2016 election", Chaffetz said in a statement Wednesday. Read More »

Trump was looking to fire Comey from day one: White House

But as Rosenstein was thrust into the spotlight shortly after news of Comey's dismissal broke, he was reported to be taken aback and even threatened to resign , according to an unnamed person close to the White House who was cited by The Washington Post . Read More »

US, EU in urgent talks on expanding laptop ban on flights

The ban is already in place on flights from some Middle Eastern and African countries. European airport security measures are closely aligned with American measures, and USA aviation security has had its own failures. But Greeley Koch, executive director of the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE), said there were "more questions than answers" about the so-called laptop ban and its possible extension to transatlantic routes. Read More »

Here's what the flower reaction emoji means

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When a person chooses this temporary flower reaction, they'll see something special that wraps around the post they're reacting to. There's even a dedicated page to get Facebook to leave the flower as a reaction for all posts under the hashtag #bringbacktheflower. Read More »

La Cour de cassation délibère sur l'ex-capitaine du Costa Concordia — Italie

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La décision de la cour est attendue vendredi soir ou samedi. La Cour de cassation, qui est le plus haut tribunal criminel en Italie, a maintenu la condamnation de Francesco Schettino ainsi que sa sentence de 16 ans d'incarcération. Mais il a dit: "'je crois en la justice, les décisions doivent être respectées, je vais me constituer prisonnier'", a déclaré l'avocat. Des avocats représentant les passagers du Costa Concordia se disent déçus que seul Schettino ait à purger une peine ... Read More »

Xi nudges Moon to think twice on THAAD

Xi apparently agreed. China opposes the THAAD deployment because it believes that the powerful radar that comes with it can be used to spy on its military movements. Lawmakers must approve Lee for the country's No 2 job, which was largely a ceremonial post before Park's removal made current Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn a government caretaker. Read More »

Walter Mzembi loses United Nations election by 3 votes

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This recommendation will be submitted to the 22nd UNWTO General Assembly for ratification (11-16 September 2017, Chengu, China). The International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development promotes tourism's role in the following five key areas: (1) inclusive and sustainable economic growth; (2) social inclusiveness, employment and poverty reduction; (3) resource efficiency, environmental protection and climate change; (4) cultural values, diversity and heritage; and (5) mutual ... Read More »

Mob beaten five persons for slaughtering buffalo in Aligarh

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Giving details of the incident, they said the owner of the dairy, Kalu Baghel, was operating from his compound in Panna Ganj locality. That they were slaughtering the buffalo is far from true, insist relatives of dairy owner Kali Baghel. Police officials privy to the incident said the case was being probed and that the guilty would be brought to book. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who is facing criticism from all quarters in connection with law and order situation in the ... Read More »

One Dead In Highway 580 Tesla Employee Bus Crash

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One passenger on the bus suffered minor injuries but was treated on the scene, said CHP spokesman Derek Reed. The accident clocked multiple lanes and has triggered a massive backup on I-580. news conference. Khin's loss will reverberate through the department and he will be missed by everyone, "from line staff to command staff to myself", Ahearn said. Read More »

Spain says several firms hit by cyberattacks

Britain's National Health Service , one of the biggest state-run systems in the world, has suffered a significant cyber attack across its IT network Friday that has hit phone, computer and communications and forced the cancellations of surgeries around the country. Read More »

Tom Price Defends Pre-Existing Coverage in GOP Health Plan

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Of the 217 Republicans who backed the bill, 14 come from districts carried by Democrat Hillary Clinton last fall, and 24 serve in districts where Trump did not win more than 50 percent of the vote. The key of having a continuous coverage provision is to make sure that people stay covered and they move from one plan to the next if they want to. Read More »

UP shocker: Snake found in mid-day meal at Govt school

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As per media reports, a few girl students were about to begin eating, but one of them spotted the reptile and raised alarm. Other schools that had been provided the same meal were also informed that it should not be served. The quality of mid-day meals - or free lunch provided by the government under a scheme to draw the poorest to schools across India - has been notoriously erratic, with reports of dead rats and insects found in them. Read More »

Tsunami politique à Washington suite au limogeage du patron du FBI

Je ne m'étendrai pas sur la décision ou la manière dont elle a été appliquée. Entre MM. Trump et Comey, les divergences s'intensifiaient depuis des mois alors que l'enquête du FBI s'accélérait, selon plusieurs médias. Dans une interview accordée à la chaîne Fox, le président américain a par ailleurs indiqué qu'il ne parlerait pas d'éventuels enregistrements de leur conversation, dont il a suggéré l'existence dans un tweet matinal. Read More »

Ismail Haniya elected as new Hamas chief

The issue of Palestinian prisoners held by Israel will remain a top priority for Hamas, Ismail Haniyeh, the group's newly-elected leader, said Monday. One strategy could see Hamas seek to improve relations with European countries, a European official based in Jerusalem said, particularly with "Abbas under pressure at home and (US President Donald) Trump not giving any clear sign of willing to meet Abbas's basic demands". Read More »

South Korea urges 'parallel' talks, sanctions to rein in North

Taking the oath of office in Seoul on Wednesday, Moon said he will further bolster the alliance and "immediately fly to Washington if necessary" for the sake of peace on the Korean Peninsula. Park's decision to allow the United States to base the state-of-the-art missile-defence system THAAD in South Korea's territory to cope with North Korean nuclear threats is a major irritant. Read More »

Bill Shorten issues stinging budget reply

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The South Australian senator Nick Xenophon of NXT, which holds three Senate votes, said he had yet to get across the full impact of the Medicare levy but he was concerned for the lower end of the income spectrum. Mr Shorten said Labor would not stop the levy on Australia's five largest banks, which is expected to generate $6.2 billion over the next four years. Read More »

Day after Comey firing, Sean Spicer to miss White House briefing

They've distanced the decision from the FBI probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 campaign, only to later suggest Comey's firing would aid the investigation. Counterintelligence probes often take years, and lawmakers on both the House and Senate Intelligence Committees said the investigations could seep into the 2018 midterm elections. Read More »

Sandberg Inspires at Virginia Tech

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She said that Virginia Tech graduates have also faced challenges, heartbreak, illness and shared losses, like the shooting at the university in 2007, which was the second deadliest mass shooting in United States history. Whether that means writing down the things that have brought you joy on any given day, as Sandberg says she does, or expressing gratitude towards people in your life more directly, it's an excellent way of building up that muscle that is resilience. Read More »