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Could a hung parliament make Jeremy Corbyn prime minister?

In the 2015 elections , the Conservatives held 331 seats, the Labour Party bagged 232, the Scottish National Party had 56 and Liberal Democrat won 8 seats. The Conservatives will look to work with the Unionist parties in Northern Ireland but that still may not give them a working majority. "And I think she came across in the campaign as not only as wooden and robotic but actually pretty insincere". Read More »

Les conservateurs perdent leur majorité — RU

Car si les conservateurs ont fini en tête malgré la perte de 12 sièges, l'opposition travailliste a gagné, elle, une trentaine de sièges, selon les résultats quasi définitifs. "En ce qui concerne la Commission, nous pouvons ouvrir des négociations dès demain matin à neuf heures et demie", a-t-il déclaré lors d'une conférence de presse. Read More »

Grand jury indicts woman in leaked secrets case

The parents of 25-year-old Reality Winner sat down with Anderson Cooper of CNN on Tuesday night and tried to explain their daughter's mindset when she leaked classified information to a website. Davis said she received a commendation for aiding in the deaths of more than 100 enemy combatants and more than 250 enemy captures. "She's a patriot, and to see her maligned and slandered in the media is very disheartening". Read More »

UK Election 2017: Millions Of Voters Go To Polls

Voting in the United Kingdom general election is under way at more than 40,000 polling stations across the country. After the 2015 General Election and the 2016 referendum, perhaps there was election fatigue. The first result in Essex is expected at around 2am when Epping Forest is set to declare. The results have been flooding in throughout the night and early morning . Read More »

Sri Lanka monsoon toll climbs to 164

With more rains expected on Sunday and Monday, rescuers are racing against time to reach those affected . "All access to our village is cut off". The country has deployed some 2,000 military personnel to assist in the rescue effort. The meteorological department said it is forecasting more rain in the next two days. Water levels in Ratnapura, the gem-mining district east of Colombo , had subsided , but many villages in Kalutara south of the capital were still under water, said ... Read More »

North Korea Tests Missiles After South Suspends Anti-Missile System

According to South Korea's joint chiefs of staff, the projectiles launched June 8 were surface-to-ship cruise missiles that flew 200 kilometers or so before splashing down. Now an environmental survey will be conducted-a process that could take a year or possibly longer. "North Korea is carrying out carefully calibrated provocations... Read More »

Qatar negotiating supplies of drinking water with Turkey, Iran

While Qatar maintained the story was false, the report was followed by diplomatic problems between the country and other Middle Eastern nations Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia , as well as the UAE. "It was started based on fabricated news, being wedged and being inserted in our national news agency, which was hacked and proved by the Federal Bureau of Investigation". Read More »

Lewandowski Slams Comey for 'Egregious' Leaking of Trump Memo

James Comey may stand at the center of a political maelstrom, but the ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation chief turned nemesis of the president did not flinch as he laid down devastating accusations against Donald Trump . "Okay", Feinstein said, "You have the President of the United States asking you to stop an investigation, that's an important investigation". Gasps rippled through the packed room when Comey revealed he had indirectly leaked to reporters key information from memos he ... Read More »

N.Korea rejects S.Korea group's offer for anti-malaria help

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It was Washington's "ultimate double standard" to ban other countries from nuclear or missile tests amid its own attempts to modernize the United States arsenal. "It is not only (a) ballistic missile defense system - it has real function", said Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin. We are convinced that it will increase the tensions of the region. Read More »

Apple Introduces HomePod Smart Speaker

It's part of Apple's effort to entice professionals with tablets that can handle many tasks previously reserved for laptops. "If you think about putting an Echo in every room times a two-room apartment or an eight-room home.compared to $350 for HomePod you could have eight Dots with our three-pack". Read More »

La victime demande la clôture du dossier de viol — Affaire Polanski

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Le réalisateur de " Rosemary's Baby " et de "Chinatown" est accusé d'avoir drogué Samantha Geimer quand elle avait 13 ans avant de la violer au domicile de Jack Nicholson, à Los Angeles, en 1977. Harland Braun a informé Roman Polanski jeudi de ce nouveau développement dans l'affaire. Ce n'est pas la première fois que Samantha Geimer fait part de sa volonté de classer l'affaire. Read More »

Phosphates marocains: le "polisario" débouté par une cour du Panama

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Dans ce communiqué, l'OCP précise que "la cour panaméenne déclare qu'une cour nationale n'est pas la juridiction compétente pour se prononcer au sujet d'une affaire politique internationale". Le tribunal sud-africain en charge de ce dossier devait prononcer son verdict ce jeudi, mais il a reporté sa décision jusqu'au 15 juin. La même source explique que pour l'instant, les fondements juridiques et les faits sont favorables à la position marocaine. Read More »

McLaren : Le partenariat avec Honda bientôt rompu ?

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Pour Zak Brown, le point de rupture se rapproche avec Honda. " Le comité exécutif nous a désormais donné un ordre de marche". Nous n'allons pas passer une autre année comme celle-ci, à vivre dans l'espoir. Nous attendions impatiemment cette évolution moteur, tout comme nos pilotes, et le fait de ne pas l'avoir (à Montréal) est une énorme déception ". Read More »

Corbyn dit avoir "changé la politique, pour le meilleur" — GB/élections

Le ministre allemand des Affaires étrangères Sigmar Gabriel a lui jugé que le scrutin s'était soldé par un désaveu pour Mme May et sa position pour un Brexit " dur ". Le camouflet infligé à Theresa May jeudi aux législatives britanniques risque de changer la donne pour les négociations sur le Brexit que la Première ministre abordera fortement affaiblie, si elle est toujours en poste d'ici-là. Read More »

Intelligence chiefs unsure what can say publicly

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Mike Rogers; and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. But the top Democrat on the committee, Mark Warner , said, you're all very relevant to this ongoing investigation we're doing, and while you are here, I'm going to ask about that. "I replied only that 'he is a good guy'". Both Coats and Rogers did not answer whether the president at any time asked them to intervene in the FBI's investigation, which is looking into possible Kremlin interference in the US election and collusion with ... Read More »

MIT says Trump misused its research in ditching climate deal

NPR reports the bill was signed Tuesday by Gov. David Ige . Former FBI Director James Comey will say Thursday that President Donald Trump asked him about the former national security adviser Michael Flynn and to "see your way clear to letting this go", according to a copy of his opening remarks posted online. Read More »

L'abstention pourrait battre un record au premier tour — Législatives

Il a joute que "30%" des futurs abstentionnistes ne voteront pas car même s'ils ne soutiennent pas le président Emmanuel Macron, ils refusent de "le bloquer" ou pensent que "l'élection est jouée d'avance" . Ce choix est justifié plutôt pour que " le gouvernement et le nouveau président puissent gouverner " (68%), bien plus que par l' "adhésion à ce mouvement et à ses idées " (14%)". Read More »

Qatar crisis: UAE threatens sympathisers with prison

The Arab countries all severed diplomatic and commercial ties with Qatar Monday, citing its support for terrorism. President Donald Trump , who initially came out in support of the Saudi-led action, called Sheikh Tamim and offered to host talks between the US allies. Read More »

European Union presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks

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Brexit talks - due to start in 10 day's time - may be delayed and the Prime Minister's personal authority undermined by the shock result, which left the Conservatives short of a working majority by just eight seats. President Donald Trump on issues like his decision to leave the Paris Agreement, or his attacks on London Mayor Sadiq Khan in the immediate aftermath of a terror attack. Read More »

HomePod brings Apple's Siri into the living room

The Amazon Echo and Google Home are under $200, but Apple folks argue that the higher price tag is worth it. Apple-designed upward-facing woofer, paired with the custom A8 chip , enables bass management through real-time software modeling that ensures the speaker delivers the deepest and cleanest bass possible, with low distortion. Read More »

Comey testimony: Trump responds, claims 'total and complete vindication'

While Trump's staunchest supporters have tried to paint Comey's testimony as vindication for the president, few Republicans who don't work for Trump stepped in to defend the president's version of his contacts with Comey . The complaint will focus on Comey's testimony that he gave a friend the content of memos about his conversations with Trump and asked the friend to then give that information to a reporter. Read More »

Flynn subpoenaed by House intelligence committee

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However, Democrats have largely dismissed this issue as an attempt to divert attention from possible collusion by Trump campaign officials with the Russians. Russian Federation has denied USA intelligence agencies' conclusion that Moscow interfered in the election campaign to try to tilt the vote in Trump's favour. Read More »