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EPA chief gets his facts wrong on coal jobs

PRUITT , pushing back on whether the president is overstating his ability to bring back long lost coal-mining jobs, credited Trump with creating nearly 50,000 jobs "in the coal sector" since the fourth quarter of previous year. The Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network sued the EPA on April 5, making the same basic argument: The EPA has long delayed the revocation of the pesticide and its sudden decision not to do so, in concert with the incoming Trump ... Lire la suite »

L'Etat Islamique menace ce mercredi soir huit pays, dont la Belgique

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Daesh s'adresse ensuite aux Occidentaux en les prévenant que " des milliers de lions solitaires sont préparés dans vos pays ". D'après Pieter Van Ostaeyen, expert belge spécialisé dans le djihad international cité par Belga, le message a été diffusé via les canaux de l'organisation terroriste et semble donc " authentique ". Lire la suite »

Phil Bauhaus wins 5th stage of Criterium du Dauphine

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Belgian Thomas De Gendt (Lotto-Soudal) retained the overall leader's yellow jersey after the solo effort between La Tour du Pin and Bourgoin-Jallieu. "I think I can go to the Tour de France in fantastic form and with a great team behind me", he added. This was the last opportunity for the sprinters before the race heads to the mountains for the final three days, with Chris Froome needing to make up time after he could only manage eighth place on Wednesday's time trial. Lire la suite »

IOS 11: Beta shows new location tracking, AirPods and Control Centre boosts

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If you've never actually seen a QR code in the wild they're actually pretty useful. So what will be allowed while driving in this mode? But you can access VIP contacts while emergency. It can translate in French, German, Italian, Spanish and Chinese. The good news: everything is now in a single page, all the toggles, buttons and sliders you need. Lire la suite »

Senate clears way for new sanctions on Iran

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Many top senators like Majority Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellSenate trying to insert Russian Federation sanctions into popular Iran bill: report Trump, GOP plot path for agenda Fractured Republicans get options on healthcare MORE (R-Ky.), the heads of the Senate Foreign Relations and the Banking committees, and other lawmakers reportedly aim to attach the Russian Federation sanctions as an amendment to a bill that cracks down on Iran's ballistic missile program, which will likely ... Lire la suite »

Vintage Apple Sneakers on Sale for $15000

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If your plain white T-shirt has the Apple logo printed on it, it makes you look cool. From the mid-'80s to the early-'90s, the Cupertino-giant sold a fresh pair of bright white sneakers emblazoned with the colorful retro Apple logo exclusively to their employees. Lire la suite »

Melania Trump said moving to Washington next week

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Almost five months after President Donald Trump's inauguration, First Lady Melania Trump and their child Barron are finally joining him in Washington, D.C. When Donald Trump was inaugurated as president in January, he moved into the White House-but his family didn't come with him. A petition filed on Change.org in April was titled, "Make Melania Trump stay in the White House or pay for the expenses herself". Lire la suite »

Slowly does it as Andy Murray battles past Kei Nishikori

Austria's Dominic Thiem , who knocked out Djokovic in the quarter-finals, faces nine-time victor Rafael Nadal in the other semi-final. Murray, who will now face 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka in a repeat of the semi-final match-up he won past year, said: "I didn't feel like I played great tennis". Lire la suite »

Saudi ally Bahrain demands Qatar distance itself from Iran

Nabeel Rajab, one of the country's most high-profile activists, is now on trial for a series of tweets criticising a Saudi-led Arab military campaign in Yemen. "This ruling applies to all airlines flying into the UAE", the spokesman said in the statement. "We hope that cooler heads will prevail, that wiser heads will prevail and we will not get to that". Lire la suite »

Paul Ryan: Trump asking for Comey's loyalty inappropriate

Based on Comey's testimony , Graham said Trump did not obstruct justice. Comey wrote Wednesday that Trump demanded his "loyalty" and directly pushed him to "lift the cloud" of investigation by declaring publicly the president was not the target of the probe into his campaign's Russian Federation ties. Lire la suite »

Jordan downgrades diplomatic relations with Qatar

A senior United Arab Emirates (UAE) official said on Wednesday that more punitive measures on Qatar , including further curbs on business, remain on the table in a dispute with its powerful Arab neighbours. No other United States president has made the kingdom their first foreign visit . "Such a ´Trumpification´ of relations in a region already susceptible to crises is particularly risky", Gabriel said. Lire la suite »

Dozens Of Countries Condemn Tehran Attacks

The US administration sent sympathies to Iran, but lectured that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote ". "Iranian people reject such USA claims of friendship", Zarif wrote on his twitter account on Thursday. Lire la suite »

DC bar to give free drinks for Trump tweets about Comey

The president, who often spends hours watching the news alone, will monitor the testimony as time allows in a White House dining room with his legal team and his closest advisers by his side, two aides said . But Comey added he could not discuss the reasons openly. On Thursday, they will finally get their wish. Comey's prepared statement confirms that the president did indeed request that the FBI back off its investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. Lire la suite »

Israeli fire kills Palestinian near Gaza border - hospital, residents

Residents in the Gaza Strip , run by the Islamist Hamas group, said the protesters were throwing stones near the fence when the Israeli troops shot at them. If financial aid is cut - Qatar has paid out or pledged $1.5 billion since 2012 to help build roads, houses, schools and clinics in impoverished Gaza - it will hurt Gaza's two million people - and could have ramifications for Israel as well. Lire la suite »

Christy Clark will not resign as premier

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But anyone who imagined that scenario doesn't truly know the woman. The government in British Columbia has been in turmoil ever since the Liberals won 43 seats, the NDP 42 and the Green Party won a historical 3 seats in the recent provincial election - giving the Green Party the balance of power. Lire la suite »

Two Australians confirmed dead in London Bridge terror attack

Her family said in a statement: "We are deeply saddened at the tragic loss of our lovely daughter and sister of Harrison and Scott". Sara was missing since the attack on Saturday night. She was the most outgoing, kind and generous person who loved to help people. "Helping people was what she loved to do in her job as a nurse and in her daily life", the statement read. Lire la suite »

Legal experts analyze weight of Trump's comments to FBI director

March 30: Trump called Comey and asked what he could do to "lift the cloud" of the Russia probe, and asked Comey why he told Congress the FBI was investigating Trump-Russia links. He also said he did not keep written memos of his interactions with Mr Obama. At a dinner in January, Trump told Comey that many people wanted the Federal Bureau of Investigation director's job. Lire la suite »

Apple Is Upgrading Location and Photo Privacy Features

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These are the changes that are coming in iOS 11: all apps that use location data will be required to offer an "only when using" option, instead of just " always " and "never". (Uber was criticized a year ago for removing the "only when using" option.) Apps will be able to access single photos from a user's library, rather than their entire photo history, and will be given write-only privileges so that users can save images from an app without granting it complete Camera Roll access. Lire la suite »

Le Quai d'Orsay confirme la mort d'un deuxième — Attentat de Londres

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Un corps a été repêché mardi dans la Tamise par la police britannique qui est à la recherche d'un disparu français, Xavier Thomas . Les deux premiers Français identifiés étaient Alexandre Pigeard , 27 ans, serveur dans l'un des établissements pris pour cible par les assaillants, et Sébastien Bélanger , 36 ans, chef cuisinier installé à Londres. Lire la suite »

Gator struck, killed by private plane on airport runway

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Obviously the gator is very dead, and the plane sustained damage to the wing. According to the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, a Piper PA 31 was landing at 2.15am early Thursday morning. According to airport spokeswoman Carolyn Fennell , the gator weighed in at 500 pounds. Pilot Brad Pierce posted a photo to Facebook on Tuesday , showing the felled alligator on the tarmac at Orlando Executive Airport, where he said another pilot's plane collided with the reptile. Lire la suite »

Apple's iMac Pro Is An Intel Xeon And AMD Vega Graphics Powerhouse

While Mac users are probably used to this status quo, it does detract from its image of being a "Pro" iMac model. I had time to run a few benchmarks on the iMac; first, Geekbench 4.0 reported that the Core i5 processor in the iMac scored 4845 in the single-core test, and 14098 in the multi-core one. Lire la suite »

Comey: 'No,' Trump Didn't Ask Me To Stop Investigation

However, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said Comey's testimony "confirms a host of troubling allegations concerning the President's conduct". But in an interview with NBC News anchor Lester Holt, Trump said that the FBI's ongoing Russian Federation investigation was on his mind as he chose to fire Comey. Lire la suite »