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Concerned world leaders in touch with Qatar Foreign Minister, diplomats

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The Central African nation of Chad has recalled its ambassador from Qatar, joining Saudi Arabia and other nations who have moved to isolate the small Gulf country over allegations it supports terrorism. The official further emphasized that Iran was already shipping 40 to 50 containers to the UAE and Kuwait every day. An initial report on the hack from Qatar's Interior Ministry late Wednesday said the website of the Qatar News Agency was initially hacked in April with "high techniques and ... Lire la suite »

Comey Says Trump Fired Him To Undermine FBI's Russia Investigation

Answering a question from Burr, Comey said that he would not express an opinion on whether Trump's request constituted obstruction, but would leave the decision to Robert S. "If there were some "satellite" associates of his who did something wrong", Mr Comey said the president told him, "it would be good to find that out". Lire la suite »

Trump stays mum on Comey testimony, while son live-tweets

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The president "never told Comey , 'I need loyalty, I expect loyalty, ' in form or substance", Kasowitz said in a statement , rebutting Comey's testimony that Trump appeared to be trying to create a patronage relationship with the Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Lire la suite »

Trump offers to mediate Qatar crisis in call with emir

Qatar has previously said it would "not surrender" to outside influences on its foreign policies. They severed relations over what they said is Doha's alleged financing of extremist groups and its ties to Iran , Saudi Arabia's regional arch-rival. Lire la suite »

Apple HomePod vs. Amazon Echo: The similarities and differences, explained

It's game-time! Apple just announced its long-awaited take on a smart speaker , completing the smart speaker triumvirate along with Google and Amazon . Amazon just unveiled a version of Echo with a camera, touch-screen display and video-calling capabilities. The HomePod is arriving in December this year in white and "space grey". Lire la suite »

Trump offers help to diffuse Gulf crisis

Qatar has denied the charges. "The tensions with other GCC countries have come at a time when the reliance on the foreign funding has increased for Qatari banks", said Nitish Bhojnagarwala, a senior analyst at Moody's in Dubai . Sheikh Mohammed said Qatar could nonetheless survive "forever", adding that it respected global agreements and would continue supplying liquefied natural gas to the UAE. Lire la suite »

Apple's HomePod "reinventing" listening to music at home

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As my colleague Sam Byford noted , you can simply plug in any number of modern accessories like an Amazon Echo Dot , Google Chromecast Audio , or Bluetooth adapter to add modern wireless functionality to the Hi-Fi. You want to use the Hi-Fi as Steve Jobs intended: with a docked Apple device charging while playing back musical locally, controlled with a stubby plastic Apple Remote from across the room! This is a product straddling two categories, and not in a good way. Lire la suite »

UAE Threatens Qatar with Economic Embargo

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On March 3, 2014, Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and the UAE recalled their ambassadors to Qatar and severed diplomatic ties with the country until eight months later when Qatar agreed to deport seven senior figures of Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group. Lire la suite »

L'Iran choqué par la réaction "répugnante" de Trump — Attentats de Téhéran

L'Iran a dénoncé jeudi comme " répugnante " la réaction de Donald Trump aux attentats meurtriers de Téhéran. Accusé par le gouvernement américain d'être le principal soutien au terrorisme, l'Iran a condamné des propos " répugnants " et a répondu que " les iraniens font face à la terreur soutenue par les clients des américains " dans une référence probable à l'Arabie Saoudite. Lire la suite »

Sheriff: Disgruntled ex-worker killed 5, then himself

Police say 45-year-old John Robert Neumann, Jr . singled out and fatally shot the five victims in the head before killing himself at the sound of approaching sirens. He methodically sought out his victims, according to one witness who said she was told by the shooter to leave the building and escaped unharmed. In June 2014, authorities responded to Fiamma when Neumann was involved in another workplace violence incident, in which he allegedly battered another employee, Demings said. Lire la suite »

Tweet That: #covfefe signals @realDonaldTrump is back

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Then, around 5.45pm, more than five hours after it was posted, the mysterious tweet vanished. Suddenly, social media was filled with people wondering how to pronounce the word. A search on amazon turned up many items sporting the President's puzzling word including books, music, and covfefe mugs. During Trump's nine-day trip overseas, there was a concerted White House effort to keep wayward tweets from distracting from the presidential images, according to two people with knowledge of ... Lire la suite »

Britain's Corbyn says his campaign 'changed politics'

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The pound lost more than 2 cents against the dollar within seconds of the announcement. "Well the mandate she's got is lost Conservative seats, lost votes, lost support and lost confidence". While the prime minister sought to capitalize on opinion polls showing that the Conservatives had a wide lead over the opposition Labour Party, that gap has narrowed in recent weeks. Lire la suite »

Apple takes on Alexa and Google with HomePod

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Yes, it's fashionably late Apple with its much-rumoured smart speaker, the HomePod . Apple is expected to announce plans this week to make its Siri voice assistant work with a larger variety of apps, but initial changes were expected to add just a small number of capabilities. Lire la suite »

Theresa May vows 'stability' as Jeremy Corbyn urges her to resign

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Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn , who built his reputation as a left-wing activist, focused his campaign on ending the years of austerity that have followed the global financial crisis. With the smaller parties more closely aligned with Labour than with the Conservatives, the prospect of Corbyn becoming prime minister no longer seems fanciful. Lire la suite »

North Korea Fires Unidentified Projectile — S.Korea Military

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According to the BBC , observers have said that The Scud test, which prompted Japan to lodge a protest, indicates the North is making progress towards missiles capable of carrying warheads. North Korea already has an arsenal of reliable short-range missiles. North Korea has fired a ballistic missile toward the East Sea. The missile flies about 500 kilometers (310 miles) before falling into the ocean. Lire la suite »

Apple's new 10.5-inch iPad Pro replaces the 9.7-inch Pro

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The new 10.5-inch iPad Pro display comes with a resolution of 2224×1688 pixels at 264 ppi. APPLE has revealed a host of new products at WWDC 2017 and here's everything you need to know . Apple has confirmed to MobileSyrup that the 10.5-inch iPad Pro officially replaces the 9.7-inch iPad Pro . This is a welcome improvement from the current incarnation of iOS where users have to select individual conversations, check for attachments or images, and then delete them. Lire la suite »

Apple updates MacBooks with processor and SSD improvements

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But thats coming later, lets start with the new iMacs and also cover the MacBook refresh. Incidentally, the whole lineup of 2017 iMacs would start shipping starting today. Check the Apple website for ship dates, since the laptops may not be available immediately. The design is dated . That doesn't mean, however, that the new MacBook should be taken lightly. Lire la suite »

Iran : le bilan du double attentat de Téhéran revu à la hausse

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Les six assaillants sont morts et cinq personnes ont été arrêtées dans les heures qui ont suivi les attentats. Le premier groupe qui a attaqué le mausolée "était composé de deux personnes: la première s'est fait exploser dans les jardins du mausolée et la seconde a été tuée par les forces de l'ordre", a-t-il ajouté. Lire la suite »

Looking forward to deepen India's ties with SCO : Narendra Modi

Modi, Sharif, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping were among the top leaders who attended the reception hosted by Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev . Ghani on Tuesday accused Pakistan of waging an "undeclared war of aggression" against Afghanistan as he launched a so-called Kabul Process aiming to set the stage for peace talks and clinch an global pact to end "cross-border terrorism". Lire la suite »

'Only Boris Johnson or David Davis can be next Tory leader'

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The Foreign Secretary could be set for an unlikely takeover of the Conservative Party after Theresa May's decimation at the General Election. Former chancellor George Osborne claimed Boris Johnson, who backed out of the Conservative leadership contest which Mrs May won previous year, would have "a little smile on his face right now" after the party missed out on a majority. Lire la suite »

General election: nightmare for Theresa May as her big gamble fails

Political deadlock could derail negotiations with the other 27 European Union countries ahead of Britain's exit from the bloc, due in March 2019, before they even begin in earnest. Mr Corbyn could attempt to form a government with the smaller parties, which strongly oppose most of Ms May's policies on domestic issues such as public spending cuts. Lire la suite »

These Are the 5 Best Business Features Coming to macOS High Sierra

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The new operating system will be available as a developer beta from today itself. So, today, we catch a glimpse of macOS High Sierra , which is shaping up to be a pretty impressive upgrade over its predecessor, macOS Sierra . The new update features better organization, looped Live Photos , and new Memories categories. It also includes cross-device syncing for albums and features a much accurate People identification. Lire la suite »

Royaume-Uni : début du vote pour les législatives cruciales pour le Brexit

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Si le Parti Conservateur demeure le principal parti de la Chambre des communes, il a perdu une douzaine de sièges, et l'opposition travailliste en a gagné une trentaine. Selon l'ancien leader de UKIP Nigel Farage , dans cette campagne, la première ministre a paru " peu sincère et robotique ". Elle "pourrait rapidement se trouver sous pression de démissionner en tant que leader du Parti conservateur". Lire la suite »