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May's United Kingdom election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority

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Sterling fell 1.5% to 1.27 United States dollars in overnight Asian trading and over 1.5% to €1.13, but most of the losses came following a shock exit poll late on Thursday. "Clearly if she's got a worse result than two years ago and is nearly unable to form a government, then she, I doubt, will survive in the long term as Conservative Party leader", he said on ITV. Lire la suite »

IMac Pro: Apple's $4999 Mac for the pros

Apple announced updates for all of its Mac computers at today's WWDC, but carved out time to showcase its upgraded iMac Pro , which will launch in December. The iMac Pro is the most powerful Mac the company has ever built. The iMac CPU is moving to Intel's 7th-generation Core processor, also known as Kaby Lake. Lire la suite »

Protesters oppose martial law in Philippines

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Army tanks packed with soldiers have rolled into a southern Philippine city to try to restore control after militants linked to Islamic State group launched a violent siege. "Again, on the matter of ISIS the President emphasized that there's ISIS footprint but that does not confirm the clear presence of ISIS itself yet", he told media in a chance interview. Lire la suite »

Who was London attacker Khuram Butt?

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In a statement, the Yard said: " Khuram Butt was known to the police and MI5". Separately, Butt is claimed to have been reported to police at least twice for expressing extremist views and trying to radicalise teenagers close to his home in Barking, east London . Lire la suite »

Arab nations add names to terror list amid Qatar dispute

Jatras, a former USA foreign service officer, also noted that for all its political extremism, the Muslim Brotherhood had never been listed by the U.S. It also strongly suggests a widening of the aggressive Saudi-led campaign beyond Qatar itself - not least against the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt - where Youssef al-Qaradawi was tried and sentenced to death in absentia following the 2013 military overthrow of the elected president Mohamed Morsi , a Brotherhood member. Lire la suite »

London attack has no connection with Pakistan: UK police

He appeared in a Channel 4 documentary entitled " The Jihadis Next Door " about British extremists that was broadcast previous year, British media reported. She said: "I say I can understand their pain because I feel it too". He said his extremist nephew had only visited Pakistan twice, but that he had noticed a change in the young man. Lire la suite »

Trump Tweets Comment On Comey's Explosive Testimony

Comey nevertheless did not make any major new revelations about alleged links between Trump or his associates and Russian Federation, an issue that has dogged the president's first months in office and distracted from his policy goals such as overhauling the USA healthcare system and making tax cuts. Lire la suite »

Trump suggests Iran shares some blame for extremist attacks

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However, the family names of the terrorists were not revealed due to social and security considerations. On Thursday, Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavai said investigators were working to determine whether Saudi Arabia had a role Wednesday's attacks but said it was too soon to say if that was the case. Lire la suite »

Break down of General Election 2017 results by maps

The blunder of calling an election that wasn't needed is compounded by the fact that the United Kingdom is meant to start Brexit talks with the European Union in just 11 days. Not necessarily. A majority coalition is a formal agreement between two or more parties who between them have more than 323 MPs. New elections will be called. Lire la suite »

What we learned from Comey's testimony

Democrats, including Connecticut's congressional delegation, said Comey's written testimony showed that the president had acted improperly and raised questions about Trump's firing of Comey. Throughout the onslaught of Russian Federation stories, Trump has made questions of "unmasking" - or having intelligence officials identify redacted names for intelligence collection - and allegations that Obama conducted surveillance of him, the counter story. Lire la suite »

Les conservateurs de Theresa May en tête (projections)

Les dernières projections de la BBC créditent les Tories de 318 sièges, huit de moins que la majorité absolue et 12 de moins que dans l'assemblée sortante. Quant aux indépendantistes écossais du SNP, ils perdent une vingtaine de sièges, avec 34 sièges, et les Libéraux-Démocrates sont en progression avec 14 sièges. Lire la suite »

Trump will not move the US Embassy to Jerusalem

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Trump spokesman Sean Spicer explained, "President Trump made this decision to maximize the chances of successfully negotiating a deal between Israel and the Palestinians, fulfilling his solemn obligation to defend America's national security interests". Lire la suite »

US intelligence chiefs decline to discuss Trump contacts

Trump insisted Flynn hadn't done anything wrong by speaking with Russians but fired him because he misled Vice President Mike Flynn and "had other concerns about Flynn, which he did not then specify". Mr King pushed back, asking for the legal basis for why the intelligence chiefs couldn't respond to this question. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said it's standard practice for executive branch officials, such as the ones who testified, to decline to discuss conversations ... Lire la suite »

On the Move: Tech Giant Apple Reveals Its New Homepod Speaker

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It will allow users to talk to Siri, Apple's digital assistant, while at home and costs US$349 (S$ 481) - nearly double the price of most competing products. " Apple is smart to frame the HomePod as a music-centric and audio-centric device rather than just another smart speaker or another home for Siri", said Jackdaw Research analyst Jan Dawson. Lire la suite »

Police find suspected Molotov cocktails in London attack van

People across Wales have gathered to observe a minute's silence to remember the victims of the London terror attack. Italian authorities tipped off Britain about his movements. "However, there was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned and the investigation had been prioritized accordingly", police said . Lire la suite »

Trump calls ex-FBI director Comey a 'leaker' after testimony

Mr Comey also suggested that both Mr Sessions and Jared Kushner hung around after others left the February 14 meeting, raising the possibility that they knew Mr Trump was going to behave inappropriately. In her words - "More sleep might be a solution for him". Comey can be too clever by half, but his testimony was invaluable. "I took it as a very disturbing thing, very concerning", Comey testified. Lire la suite »

Israel advances plans for 1500 West Bank settler homes: Peace Now

The Israeli and Palestinian leadership have come close to peace on few occasions, with both parties refusing to compromise on several key issues, causing a stalemate. The emergence of Iran, a world leader in exporting terror, as a future nuclear threat has created a bonding of unlikely and under-the-radar allies, including Israel, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, and Gulf states, all of whom feel threatened by Tehran. Lire la suite »