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Sen. Angus King's Heated Exchange With Intelligence Officials

USA intelligence chiefs have refused to say whether Donald Trump asked them to curb an FBI-led investigation into contacts between his campaign and Moscow. "If any of this is true, it would be an appalling and improper use of our intelligence professionals, an act that could erode the public's confidence in our intelligence institutions", Senator Mark Warner said. Lire la suite »

#DogsAtPollingStations may be best thing about UK General Election


The hashtag #DogsAtPollingStations has taken over Twitter once again after a sharp rise in popularity during the EU Referendum past year and the local elections last month. Alsatians, poodles, pinschers and pugs lined up at Britain's polling stations on Thursday as thousands of voters brought their canine companions to take part in the general election. Lire la suite »

Your old iPhone is about to be obsolete. Thanks Apple

For others, the event went like they expected, with Apple delivering on virtually all the big rumors they were "supposed" to meet: updated Macs and iPads, a platform for building AR apps on iOS devices, and a Siri-driven smart speaker. With that in mind, lets take a quick look at some features that will ship with iOS 11 . Here is everything that you need to know about the new hardware and software that will be heading your way soon. Lire la suite »

Meet Apple's Echo Rival, Homepod

Apple has finally unveiled its answer to Amazon's and Google's smart speakers slash digital assistants - and it's called HomePod . It's a speaker - the gadget costs $350 and will be available in December - that will bring Apple Music and voice assistant Siri to your home. Lire la suite »

Trump pushes Gulf unity in call with Saudi king


The long-standing tensions between Qatar and several Gulf states erupted on 5 June, after Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE cut diplomatic dies with Doha . Shortly after Qatar News Agency released that story, several Gulf states cut economic and political ties with the US ally. "There is nothing happening in the region that suggests threats to the physical safety and security of residents in Qatar", it stated. Lire la suite »

Police make 17th arrest in Manchester bombing

He's been arrested on suspicion of offences contrary to the terrorism act . He is the eight person to be released from United Kingdom custody without any further action, while another ten remain in cells. The report, citing current and retired intelligence officials, said Abedi met the ISIS operatives on visits to Tripoli and another town. Abedi likely received some ISIS training in the months before the attack, a U.S. Lire la suite »

Donald Trump Infrastructure Speech in Cincinnati, Ohio

Republicans had hoped to finalize a draft bill for discussion this week, but reports now suggest only an outline will be available. Bloomberg , which received a preview of the speech from the White House , reported that Trump will propose "allocating $200 billion in federal funding over 10 years to spur at least an additional $800 billion in spending by states, municipalities and the private sector". Lire la suite »

North Korea launches fourth missile test in a month


Officials in both Washington and Seoul subsequently clarified the USA would bear the cost of THAAD system's deployment and South Korea would provide the land and supporting facilities. During the first week of June, two US aircraft carrier strike groups, the USS Carl Vinson and the USS Ronald Reagan, conducted military exercises in global waters between the Korean Peninsula and Japan. Lire la suite »

Home National India's longest river bridge opens, improves connectivity between Assam


The 9.15km bridge, which is also Asia's second longest, is located in Tinsukia district bordering Arunachal Pradesh . It will also cater to the strategic requirements of the country in the border areas of Arunachal Pradesh, besides facilitating numerous hydro power projects coming up in the state, as it is the most sought after route for various power project developers. Lire la suite »

Paul Ryan says Trump's attempt to flip James Comey was "obviously" inappropriate

Appearing on MSNBC, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called Trump's comments, "normal New York City conversation", adding Trump wasn't aware he was out of bounds. The recently fired Comey, after all, is recognized as a shrewd operator, and one who isn't a stranger to creating drama. It will be Comey's first public remarks since he was sacked last month by President Donald Trump . Lire la suite »

RNC says Trump knew firing Comey was risky

It's been a month of extraordinary drama since President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey , rife with leaked details of private memos detailing awkward interactions with the president and the rare appointment of a special counsel to alleviate concerns of White House interference in an ongoing investigation. Lire la suite »

May's lead over Labour holds at 8 points - Panelbase poll

University of London professor Eric Kaufmann said that while the outcome could hinge on the turnout among young voters - believed to be overwhelmingly pro-Labour - traditionally British youth did not rush to the polls in great numbers. Polling firm ICM put the Conservatives at 46%, up one point compared to a poll on Monday, with Labour unchanged at 34%. Neither party has provided many details of how this will be accomplished. Lire la suite »

Apple to showcase new features for its gadgets

There are also rumors the company will announce a new smart speaker and updates to its Mac and iPad lines. Apple holds this summit to speak directly to people who make software for iPhones, iPads, and Macs, and to announce what new capabilities Apple has been building into its products. Lire la suite »

Trump heads to Ohio to talk infrastructure


And he thanked Saudi Arabia's King Salman for efforts to cut off funding for terrorist groups. Upon arrival, Trump said at the private event in front of Air Force One at Cincinnati's Lunken Municipal Airport that "Democrats are destroying healthcare in this country". Lire la suite »

Former Penn State president gets jail time for failing to report Sandusky


As a result, they said, the former assistant football coach went on to victimize more boys. Sandusky, 73, is serving 30 to 60 years in prison after he was convicted in 2012 of sexually abusing 10 boys over a 15-year period. Former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley who pleaded guilty to child endangerment, will serve three months in jail and then will be under house arrest, while former Penn State Vice President Gary Schultz will serve two months in jail for their roles in the ... Lire la suite »

Final polls reveal nobody knows whats going to happen in the election


According to CNN, more than 46 million people are eligible to vote . Polls close at 10 p m United Kingdom time (2.30 am IST), with results expected to begin rolling in within an hour or so after voting finishes. Thousands of heavily armed police officers will be guarding the polling stations as terror alert remains high in the wake of the recent wave of terror attacks across the UK. Lire la suite »

White House: Trump's tweets are 'official statements'

The view that Trump tweets too much is also, increasingly, becoming more nonpartisan. But in recent days, the president sometimes seems to be hurting his own cause. "That's right, we need a TRAVEL BAN for certain unsafe countries, not some politically correct term that won't help us protect our people!" "We need the Travel Ban as an extra level of safety!" In the immediate aftermath of the recent London terror attack, Trump used the platform to pick a fight with London Mayor Sadiq ... Lire la suite »

AMD releases 'Radeon Pro 500' Series graphics for iMac

The entry-level 4K iMac will start at $1,299. That's an upgrade on the 8MP lens you got on the original 12.9-inch slate, and the 12MP five-element offering on the 9.7-inch model. But Apple is updatings its laptop lineup, too, with 7th-generation Intel Kaby Lake processors inside. The graphics are workstation-grade - the upcoming Radeon Vega with up to 16GB VRAM. Lire la suite »

Why can't the Afghan government protect Kabul?

Meanwhile, U.S Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also strongly condemned the attack and said: "We offer our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those who were killed and injured, including our Afghan partners, members of the diplomatic and worldwide communities, and many innocent Afghan citizens". Lire la suite »

Apple adds simple Wi-Fi sharing in iOS 11


Thankfully, with iOS 11 , Apple is extending a feature of iOS 10 to a point that it's available for every single app out there. There's no official release date for iOS 11 but it's expected to be available to download from September. Lire la suite »

UAE bans expressions of sympathy toward Qatar

He says Qatar will need to close or limit its Al-Jazeera news network and stop funding extremists groups to end the crisis. Russian officials on Wednesday angrily rejected allegations that Russian hackers breached Qatar's state news agency and planted a fake news story that led to a split between Qatar and the other Arab nations. Lire la suite »