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May's election gamble flops as United Kingdom is headed for hung parliament

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An exit poll after Thursday's general election forecast that May would lose her overall majority after calling an election that she meant to strength her grip on parliament. She would, the reasoning goes, have been able to resist calls from some in her party who are prepared to see Britain leave without any sort of trade deal that would provide business easy and cheap access to the European Union single market. Lire la suite »

UK Exit Poll Points to Hung Parliament

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Most recently in 2015, the BBC's exit polls were off by 22 seats, suggesting the Tories would be 10 seats short of a majority when they ended up with a majority of 12 seats. Instead, she risked an ignominious exit after just 11 months at Number 10 Downing Street, which would be the shortest tenure of any prime minister for nearly a century. Lire la suite »

Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions

Pressed repeatedly on the topic, Spicer said he simply had not talked to Trump about the matter and added: "If I have not had a discussion with him about a subject I tend not to speak about it". Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in May that the Justice Department would ask the Supreme Court to review the case , though no timetable has been given. Lire la suite »

Some states review election systems for signs of intrusion

USA intelligence agencies have previously said the Kremlin tried to influence the election outcome in favor of Republican candidate Donald Trump through leaks during the campaign of hacked emails from Democratic Party officials, aimed at discrediting Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Lire la suite »

Sony sold over one million PlayStation VR headsets

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While companies like HTC , Samsung and Facebook's Oculus fight for your attention with headsets for PC and mobile devices, Sony has swooped in with PlayStation VR and made a serious name for itself among enthusiasts. Facebook's Oculus Rift now has a $599 price-tag, while HTC's Vive is even more expensive at $799. There are two reasons why Sony is now leading on VR, according to Piers Harding-Rolls, a gaming analyst at research company IHS Markit. Lire la suite »

Iran minister rejects Trump's reaction to attacks as 'repugnant'

Perpetrators of the twin attacks in Tehran were recruited inside Iran by Islamic State and fought in both Iraq and Syria , the Iranian Intelligence Ministry said on Thursday. He referred to comments last month by Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who accused Tehran of wanting to "control the Muslim world" and said the conflict should happen "inside Iran, not in Saudi Arabia". Lire la suite »

Législatives: Theresa May perd sa majorité absolue

La Première ministre conservatrice Theresa May semble sur le point de perdre sa majorité absolue au Parlement britannique, selon les premières estimations, un résultat choc qui plonge le pays dans l'incertitude à quelques jours de l'ouverture des négociations du Brexit . Lire la suite »

Pakistan beat Proteas in rain-hit match

In tomorrow's match if India wins against SriLanka then India also qualifies for the Semi-final. "We played a game of cricket and Pakistan played better than us". Pakistan are 31 for three in 10 overs. De Villiers played down his injury as a "little tweak"."I don't think it's too serious", he told Sky Sports. Lire la suite »

'The nature of the man' is catching up to Donald Trump

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But Comey told Congress Thursday he took it " as a direction " when Trump told him during a February 14 Oval Office meeting "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". The hearing unfolded amid intense political interest, and within a remarkable political context as Comey delivered detrimental testimony about the president who fired him, a president who won election only after Comey damaged his opponent, Hillary Clinton, in the final days of the campaign. Lire la suite »

IS kills two Chinese teachers in Pakistan

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Islamic State (IS) on June 8 claimed to have killed two Chinese nationals the extremist group had kidnapped in Pakistan's Balochistan province in late May. IS has taken credit for several recent deadly suicide bombings in Baluchistan and elsewhere in Pakistan. China is one of Pakistan's major allies, investing heavily in infrastructure projects including nuclear power plants, roads and dams. Lire la suite »

James Comey's memorable moments on Capitol Hill

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I'm good with it", Comey said.Comey testified that he kept notes after meeting with Trump because "I was honestly concerned that he might lie about the nature of our meeting, and so I thought it really important to document."The White House has given shifting explanations on why Trump fired Comey". Lire la suite »

Police ticket woman after 6 dogs die in hot vehicle

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North Charleston Police did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the circumstances of the deaths or details about the dogs. The woman said she took the dogs to the clinic but put them back in her auto because there were aggressive dogs in the lobby. Lire la suite »

Apple HomePod revealed as rival to Amazon Echo & Google Home

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Like the Amazon Echo and Google Home , the HomePod will play music while also helping people to manage their lives and homes . Touted by Apple's marketing guru Philip Schiller as the means to "reinvent how we enjoy music wirelessly throughout our homes ", the HomePod is a speaker system sitting under 7in tall with Apple's virtual assistant Siri at it core. Lire la suite »

Coast Guard rescues 7 fishermen near Mangaluru

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The fishermen had sailed out of Old Port Mangalore at about 9 am today and were heading towards Malpe Harbour . Just after 3 km the boat started getting flooded owing to heavy swell and high waves near Tannirbhavi. A Coast Guard Station Juneau crew picked the 32-year-old up. "Timely alarm by the fishermen for immediate rescue helped in their saving", DIG S S Dasila, commander, Coast Guard, Karnataka, said after the completion of the rescue operation. Lire la suite »

Katy Perry returns as a sultry 30-something

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It comes after Katy insisted she has "tried to reach out" to Taylor but was "shut down". As we reported on Thursday, Perry told NME she is fed up with Swift trying "to assassinate my character". However, Perry didn't see it as her place to step in on his collaborative decision. "I can't speak for [Max], but he didn't know [who " Bad Blood " was about]", she said. Lire la suite »

Accused Leaker Shared Harsh Opinions on Trump Before Arrest

Earlier, the United States Justice Department announced charges against victor with Top Secret security clearance, after she allegedly leaked classified information to an online media outlet. "She's got a good heart", Winner-Davis said. Victor opted to stay in her house for questioning and confessed her intent to release damaging classified material to an online media outlet she "admired", directing agents to find a screenshot of the mailing drop box for The Intercept on her cellphone. Lire la suite »

Le Qatar rejette toute intervention dans sa politique étrangère

Les compagnies aériennes d'Arabie saoudite, des Emirats, de Bahreïn et d'Egypte ont suspendu "jusqu'à nouvel ordre " tous leurs vols à destination ou en provenance du Qatar ". La chaîne de télévision américaine CNN a par ailleurs révélé que des pirates russes seraient à l'origine d'une attaque informatique menée fin mai contre l'agence de presse officielle qatarie . Lire la suite »

Trump's barbed condolences land with a thud in Iran

Five of the men who launched an attack in the heart of Iran's capital previously fought for Islamic State, the country's intelligence ministry has said . Iran is a majority-Shiite nation, and the Islamic State is a Sunni group that often targets Shiite Muslims. Iran has indirectly suggested that Saudi Arabia, its major regional rival and a USA ally, played a role in the attack. Lire la suite »

Donald Trump attacks 'fake news' following Jared Kushner reports

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Even setting the scandal aside, it is clear that Kushner gradually emerged as the most powerful of Trump's senior advisers - and is not doing a very good job. Kushner is a person of interest, but not a target in the investigation into Trump campaign contacts with Russian Federation. He added that it is "very possible that those sources don't exist but are made up by fake news writers". Lire la suite »

Woman on trial for 'encouraging' boyfriend to kill himself

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Another said, " All you have to do is turn on the generator and you will be free and happy ". No more pain. It's okay to be scared and it's normal. "At the end of the day I just really miss him". "I have all these flashback thoughts of when I was talking to him on the phone when he killed himself and I just think about hearing his cries and I just panic and have like panic attack from it, every time I see a auto alone in a parking lot i get freaking out and anxious". Lire la suite »

Handel, Ossoff dance around Trump in Georgia debate

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You might live just five miles outside of the district, but your values are almost 3,000 miles away in San Francisco. Here's a recap: A special election was held on April 18th to fill the vacant congressional seat that was left behind by Tom Price , who now serves as the Health and Human Services Secretary in the Trump administration. Lire la suite »

US says Raqqa fight will 'accelerate' as IS loses in Iraq

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The Pentagon said Tuesday the pro-government forces were infringing on a "de-confliction" zone established to protect USA -backed local opposition forces, who are engaged in fighting the Islamic State group. Civilians who have escaped have described harrowing journeys and being targeted by IS fighters as they fled. The International Rescue Committee said this week it was "deeply concerned for the safety of civilians in Raqa", noting a drop in the numbers leaving the city. Lire la suite »