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Polls show conflicting outcomes for UK's May in next week's election

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The UK Labour party leader has received an important boost from the Vermont senator and leading American progressive Bernie Sanders , who faced off against Hillary Clinton in the Democratic party primaries previous year. "Do you want to comment on that?" the host asked the Labour leader. The Labour leader also came under fire for his attitude towards nuclear weapons, as the audience pressed him on whether he would be ready to use Britain's Trident nuclear deterrent. Lire la suite »

Shock UK exit poll suggests Britain's May fails to win majority

British voters have started to cast their votes in the 2017 snap general election , following a fierce campaign that saw the ruling Conservative Party lose support to Labour, the main opposition. ALAN CLARKE, HEAD EUROPEAN FIXED-INCOME STRATEGY, SCOTIABANK "There has got to be a good chance that (May) stands down as prime minister in this environment". Lire la suite »

Les mystères du journaliste "progressiste" devenu jihadiste — Notre-Dame

Personne n'arrivait à y croire. L'agresseur, âgé de 40 ans, a été placé mercredi 7 juin en garde à vue à l'hôpital, a-t-on appris de même source. Les policiers ont aussitôt dégainé et ouvert le feu, blessant l'assaillant au thorax. Avant sa thèse, c'est en Suède qu'il avait fait des études de journalisme. Dans sa région d'origine, Béjaïa, en Kabylie, il monte une petite agence de publicité ainsi qu'un journal local. Lire la suite »

Google Home Smart Speaker Users Reporting Outages

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Another response is more straightforward, saying, "There was a glitch". The shipping time for the Google Home is listed at "2-3 weeks" for customers on Google's own online store , and Google's official blog says the in-store release date is June 26. Lire la suite »

North Korea Has Successful 'Ground-to-sea Cruise Rocket' Launch

If the assessment is correct, Pyongyang appears to be testing one by one new weapons displayed at a parade to mark the 105th anniversary of its founder in April. The isolated country, which has conducted dozens of missile tests and tested two nuclear bombs since the beginning of 2016 in defiance of UN Security Council resolutions, says the programme is necessary to counter United States aggression. Lire la suite »

School Stops Marine From Accepting Diploma In Uniform

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Stanley's name was included in the graduation program but officials did not read out his name during the ceremony. During preparations, he was told by the school principal, Chip Pettit, that he would not be permitted to wear his uniform. Things turned out differently at Hobart High School, where Private First Class Ana Kritikos was allowed to accept her diploma while dressed in uniform. Lire la suite »

Republicans flail away at Comey's damaging testimony against Trump

Republicans did not shy away from surfacing the issue of the president's potential obstruction of justice during former FBI Director James B. Comey's appearance on Capitol Hill on Thursday . "Play the tapes for all of America to hear", he said. Trump surprised Washington on Wednesday with announcing his choice to replace Comey , saying in a tweet that he meant to nominate Christopher Wray, a high-ranking official in George W. Lire la suite »

Texas grand jury indicts deputy, husband in death of man

The two men got into a physical fight after Thompson confronted Hernandez for urinating in public. A medical examiner ruled that the 24-year-old Hernandez died of lack of oxygen to the brain caused by strangulation and chest compression. "I haven't seen any evidence that shows Mr. Thompson meant to cause death", Courtney said. Thompson's attorney said he was acting in self-defense and that a video that was released does not tell the full story of how the altercation unfolded. Lire la suite »

Iran Ready to Meet Food Demands of Qatar

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Media captionThe economic disruption could have an impact on Qatar if the dispute drags on. The latest diplomatic standoff goes one up over the 2014 crisis, with Saudi Arabia and others cutting off land, sea and air access to Qatar, a move that wasn't made three years ago. Lire la suite »

Apple just unveiled HomePod, a $349 competitor to Amazon's Echo

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John Ternus, Vice President, Mac and iPad Hardware Engineering speaks under a graphic of price points for the Macbook laptop family during Apple's annual world wide developer conference ( WWDC ) in San Jose, California, U.S. "So the idea of not having a screen, I don't think suits many situations". The seventh announcement which took everyone by surprise was that of Apple HomePod - something that has been rumored for a while, but wasn't really seen, even in the rumor mills. Lire la suite »

Philippines Issues Extremists in Marawi an Ultimatum — Surrender or Die

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More than 100 people, including civilians, have been killed in the week-long gun battles that also forced the city's more than 200,000 residents to flee. Many people have fled Marawi , but others are hiding in their homes. Some communities resemble ghost towns. Helicopters frequently buzzed overhead and sporadic gunfire and blasts shattered the eerie silence. Lire la suite »

Apple NFC support for iOS may be coming

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It's a sad day for iPhones running 32-bit processors such as the iPhone 5 and the 5C, as Apple ended their OS support for the latest version of iOS. On that page, you will see the option for Offload Unused Apps. Apple this week also launched an updated App Store that adds original editorial features, a "Today" tab for daily announcements about new features, and other new tabs for Games, Apps and Updates. Lire la suite »

May in peril as poll suggests United Kingdom heading for hung parliament

Although it remains an unlikely scenario, it would probably be the preferred choice of many continental Europeans who still hope that Britain will make a U-turn in its decision to leave the E.U. Polling stations around the country are reporting a high voter turnout. The poll triggered instant speculation over the shape of any coalition if no party has an overall majority in the Commons. Lire la suite »

Moore still a wanted Wallaby: Cheika

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Karmichael Hunt will make his Qantas Wallabies debut at inside centre on Saturday afternoon when the Wallabies take on Fiji at AAMI Park, Melbourne. His selection at No.12 is a surprise given he's played the Super Rugby season as the Queensland Reds fullback and sees him leapfrog the incumbent, Melbourne's Reece Hodge. Lire la suite »

New speaker? Apple hopped on bandwagon before

He wrote, "A few years ago, users of internet services began to realize that when an online service is free, you're not the customer". That's a big deal for a lot of people. It's also what Microsoft is targeting with the Surface Pro; a new model comes out on June 15. Apple is preparing to update all three of its lines of laptops with new processors, Bloomberg reported last month . Lire la suite »

Police identify off-duty officer hurt in attacks

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Counter terrorism officers arrested two men on the street in Ilford, east London , late on Wednesday, while a third was arrested at a nearby house. Of the two men arrested on the street, one aged 27 was arrested on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts and the second aged 33 was arrested for on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs. Lire la suite »

Japan passes law for Emperor Akihito to abdicate

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It had already passed the Lower House last week, reports public broadcaster NHK. The government will decide on the date for his abdication within three years from the day of promulgation of the legislation. The status of the emperor is sensitive in Japan given its 20th century history of war waged in the name of Akihito's father Hirohito, who died in 1989. Lire la suite »

Qatar vows no surrender in Gulf crisis as US, Kuwait seek solution

Hours later supermarkets in Doha visited by a Reuters reporter had nearly run out of dairy products as scores of people waited in checkout lines and stocked up on beans and other staples. The UAE has confirmed that its airspace will be closed to any planes flying to or from Qatar until further notice, the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said on Thursday. Lire la suite »

Angus Robertson ousted as SNP sees vote share slump

A defiant Mr Salmond insisted the SNP had still won the election in Scotland, having held a majority of seats, and refused to blame Nicola Sturgeon's demand for a second independence referendum . "I'm very confident that the SNP will win the election in Scotland", Mr Swinney said. I've always said the SNP would want to be part of a progressive alternative to a Tory government. Lire la suite »

Apple expected to reveal Amazon and Google smart speaker rival

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Apple isn't just going after Amazon. The developer preview is open today, and will roll out to all customers this fall. Apple senior vice president of software engineering Craig Federighi said the next Mac operating system will be named "High Sierra" in tribute to the California mountain range. Lire la suite »

Theresa May perd la majorité absolue au Parlement

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La Première ministre conservatrice est la grande perdante de ces élections, puisque son parti, initialement donné largement favori, semble devoir reculer en nombre de sièges alors qu'elle avait demandé aux électeurs de lui donner une majorité renforcée pour aller négocier le Brexit . Lire la suite »