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After Clinton investigation, Gowdy has a new target

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Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy of SC has been tapped by his GOP colleagues to head the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee . He is serving his fourth term in the House. Gowdy beat out Oklahoma Rep. Steve Russell . "The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is also responsible for recommending and implementing reform initiatives calculated to improve government efficiency, transparency and efficacy", he said. Read More »

Apple will keep conversations with Siri and HomePod a secret

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Siri itself has been given quite an upgrade (good news , because Siri sucked primate-privates), and is now equipped with machine learning skills, so be prepared to have the Homepod answer all sorts of questions like "Who's the drummer of this band?" or "Play me something more groovy". Read More »

Health care on Senate Republicans' Agenda

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While many Republicans have spent years pledging to cut Medicaid, they are now reluctant to undo the program that provides coverage to more than 70 million low-income Americans, including many of their constituents. On Monday, Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) said a slower phase-out would be "helpful" but added, "I'm not saying I support phasing it out". Several important technical details that will shape the spending caps haven't been agreed on, Cornyn said on Thursday. Read More »

Quand l'ex-patron du FBI tacle Donald Trump — Etats-Unis

Comey d'effectuer une action inappropriée, à savoir d'abandonner l'enquête sur le général Michael Flynn", a ainsi déclaré à CNN la sénatrice Susan Collins. Comme l'a annoncé vendredi la chaîne CNN, les avocats de Trump envisagent de porter plainte contre James Comey . " Je l'ai interprété comme une instruction ", a-t-il dit, refusant de jouer sur les mots". Read More »

Shanghai Cooperation Organization Meets In Astana

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The Kazakhstan President also praised India's progress made in the renewable energy field and in the lieu of this, Prime Minister Modi invited Astana to become a member of International Solar Alliance. India and Pakistan today joined the SCO, the first-ever expansion of the China-dominated security grouping that is increasingly seen as a counterweight to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation . Read More »

Qatar must stop funding terrorism

We are seeing shortages of food, families are being forcibly separated and children pulled out of school.... "We believe these are unintended consequences, especially during this holy month of Ramadan". A senator on the Foreign Relations Committee, Chris Murphy, D-Conn., noticed the contradiction between Trump and Tillerson's remarks, writing on Twitter that this is not how foreign policy is supposed to work. Read More »

Texas mom charged after leaving toddlers to die in hot car

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After a joint investigation by the Kerrville Police Department , Kerr County Sheriff's Office, Child Protective Services, and the Texas Rangers, the mother of two daughters was arrested yesterday in San Antonio . Once Hawkins discovered the girls, investigators say she tried to bathe them and did not "immediately want to take the girls to the hospital because she did not want to get in trouble". Read More »

Alleged NSA leaker to plea not guilty

Her court-appointed attorney, Titus Nichols, told CNN he was unable to confirm Tuesday that the Twitter account was Winner's. Also on Tuesday, NSA leaker Edward Snowden said the law allowing victor to be jailed was a threat to free press. Read More »

President plans to privatize air traffic control

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President Trump said his plan to reform the country's air traffic control system will save money, but a study released past year predicts a 20 to 29 percent increase in operational costs over the next decade if the system is privatized. Under the current system, air traffic control is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration , the civil aviation arm of the U.S. Department of Transportation. Read More »

DUP and Sinn Fein make gains as SDLP and Alliance falter

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Meanwhile, the results are a catastrophe for the UUP, which now has no MPs at all, after having already been left dented by a poor showing at the ballot box in the March Assembly elections. The DUP won ten seats, Sinn Féin took seven, one went to Lady Sylvia Hermon, an independent unionist, and the moderate SDLP and the Ulster Unionist Party were wiped out. Read More »

One Secret Feature Of iOS 11 You Never Know Yet

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A feature within this Do Not Disturb mode will allow those who text the driver to receive an automated reply that states they're driving and can not respond right now. Passengers who are just riding in the vehicle will also be able to disable the safety feature. Users can also re-crop and markup a screenshot directly instead of going to the camera to do so. Read More »

SCO Summit 2017: PM Modi attends inauguration ceremony of Astana EXPO 2017

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Later on June 9, wider talks will be held with the prime ministers of India and Pakistan and the leaders of SCO observer states Afghanistan , Belarus, and Mongolia taking part. During the meeting, Modi said India and China should tap their potential in cooperation, strengthen communication and coordination in global affairs, respect each other's core concerns and appropriately handle their disputes. Read More »

Labour ousts SNP in Rutherglen to claim first gain

But the Conservatives have claimed it shows Labour can not be trusted to oppose a referendum. Mr Corbyn, the UK Labour leader, was pressed on the incident by journalist ahead of his early-morning rally in Glasgow's Buchanan Street. She told Ms Dugdale: "You used to agree with me on that Kezia". Mrs Hendry, up against Conservative candidate Rachael Hamilton, Lib Dem Catriona Bhatia and Labour's Sally Prentice, said: "I think it's great Nicola has come to the Borders for my campaign and ... Read More »

Canvassers charged in fake, fraudulent voter registrations

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The 12 workers, including one described as a supervisor, are charged with procuring and submitting fraudulent voter registration applications and perjury. A search warrant unsealed on November 14 says some workers admitted to falsifying registrations, saying they faced the possibility of losing their temporary job if they didn't register at least 10 new voters a day. Read More »

Blue Jackets sign G Korpisalo to 2-year contract extension

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Korpisalo, 23, is 23-16-5 with a 2.68 goals-against average, .915 save percentage and one shutout in 45 career National Hockey League games with the Blue Jackets. Dalpe, now 27 only put up three points in nine games with the Wild, and 16 points in 32 AHL games split between Iowa (Minnesota's affiliate) and Cleveland last season. Read More »

Trump could be rolling out a new Cuba policy next week

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Trump's aides were nearing completion of a comprehensive review of Cuba policy and are expected to send recommendations to his national security team and then to the president in coming days, a U.S. Cuba experts believe Trump will focus on smaller changes that will make it more hard for Americans to travel to Cuba and for USA businesses to do business directly with the Cuban government. Read More »

North Korea says it has tested new anti-ship missile

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Chung Eui-yong called the decision to delay installation of remaining launchers of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ( THAAD ) system, pending a review of its environmental impact, a domestic measure to ensure a democratic process. The North has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of past year in its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continental United States - something President Donald Trump has vowed ... Read More »

Qatari blacklist not an "escalation" of crisis, UAE official says

The central bank directed banks and other financial institutions operating in the country to search for and freeze any accounts, deposits or investments belonging to any of the persons and entities on the list. "Our expectation is that our initial steps were very strong ... and this will jolt the system in Qatar", he said. The report was widely picked up by regional media outlets, which continued circulating it after Qatar's denial. Read More »

Grande-Bretagne : le parti conservateur perd la majorité absolue au Parlement

Le premier ministre britannique Theresa May avait convoqué ces élections législatives pour renforcer sa majorité, mais c'est l'inverse qui s'est finalement produit. Pour son homologue allemand, Günther Oettinger, Londres est désormais un partenaire "faible" et "mauvais" pour négocier le Brexit. Je ne suis pas sûr qu'il faille lire les résultats de ce scrutin comme remettant en cause en quoi que ce soit la position exprimée souverainement par les Britanniques sur le Brexit. Read More »

IRAN: Death toll in Tehran attacks rises to 17

Iran has denounced as "repugnant" US President Donald Trump's reaction to Wednesday's deadly attacks in Tehran . After prayers, a procession will leave Tehran University for the Behesht-e-Zahra cemetery, near the Khomeini mausoleum 13 kilometres (eight miles) south of the Iranian capital. Read More »

United Kingdom opposition Labour Party says will seek to form minority government

Labour's increase in seats from 229 to 261 - with one seat still undecided - confounded expectations that his left-wing views made him electorally toxic. By morning, pressure was mounting on May, including from within her own party. Though unlikely, it is theoretically possible if all other parties agree to join up with Labour, Corbyn would emerge as prime minister. Read More »

Trump accuse Comey de mensonges, prêt à témoigner sous serment

Certains ont fait la queue depuis 4h du matin pour assister à cette audition. Salle comble et tension palpable, pendant presque trois heures, l'ancien patron du FBI a été entendu la commission du renseignement du Sénat, rapporte notre correspondante à Washington , Anne-Marie Capomaccio. Read More »

Iran says Trump reaction to attacks 'repugnant'

Iran's foreign minister on Thursday rejected Donald Trump's condolences for deadly attacks in Tehran, calling the USA president's words repugnant. He said the men spoke Arabic in the video released by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militant group from inside the building. Read More »

Thousands may have been killed in Philippines: ICRC

Maute terrorists are recruiting children as young as 4 and teaching them to fight, Al Jazeera news reported May 31, citing among the terrorists an additional jihad group known as Abu Sayyaf. Also speaking Thursday, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said those behind the violence in Marawi were "purely ISIS". "You are you and I am me and I said, 'if we meet in one corner, so be it, '" he continued. Read More »