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Tick-tock: European Union says time pressing hard to start Brexit talks

Downing Street said Chancellor Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Brexit Secretary David Davis and Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon would remain in post. The stunning election result comes after a campaign in which May lost popularity over her style and some of her social care policies, including a so-called "dementia tax" that would force the elderly to pay more for their care. Lire la suite »

Blockade against Qatar 'hindering' planning for long-term operation

Meanwhile, Jordan announced on Tuesday that it was also scaling back its diplomatic relations with Qatar to ensure regional stability, coordinate the policies of Arab countries and "end the crises in our region". Saudi Arabia and three other countries on Friday published a list of individuals and groups that, they allege, have links with Qatar over "terrorism", reported Bloomberg . Lire la suite »

Macron confirms third French victim in London attack


Pedestrians were mowed down by a van on London Bridge before three attackers stabbed a police officer and revellers around Borough Market . The trio used a van to deliberately target pedestrians on London Bridge, before beginning a stabbing frenzy in nearby Borough Market. Lire la suite »

Boris Johnson makes quick exit after count as Theresa May leadership questioned

Mr Osborne told ITV: "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". Nate Silver, editor-in-chief of USA poll analysis website, tweeted Johnson - who led the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union - had an 23.8% chance of being PM, an increase of 23.4%. Lire la suite »

UAE Downplays Chance of Early Resolution to Qatar Crisis


Under the bill, the two countries' armies will also be able to carry out joint exercises. The sanctions are meant to say to Qatar that it has chosen a route "that supports extremism, supports terrorism,"' Gargash said. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, his son, became Qatar's ruling emir in 2013, but Sheikh Hamad still looms large in the tight, insular world of Qatari ruling family politics. Lire la suite »

Government seeks dismissal of suit over Trump's businesses


CREW filed the lawsuit during Trump's first week in office "to stop President Trump from violating the Constitution by illegally receiving payments from foreign governments". "There have been many presidents before him". Justice Department attorneys referenced a series of Washington's letters and speeches to support their argument. Lire la suite »

Apple's HomePod speaker coming this year


Apple also released a software kit so developers could infuse augmented reality into applications for iPhones or iPads. For photos, Apple is turning to a "high efficiency" format to replace JPEGs. With a new watch face, Apple Watch promises to learn about your routines to figure out what information to display on the watch face. That could include a reminder to make a call or a flight reservation. Lire la suite »

Kansas legislators abandon Brownback's tax experiment

During the roughly five-minute speech, he continued to praise his 2012 tax cuts, blaming "global forces" for economic issues in Kansas . "We've been declining as a percent of the population in the country", Brownback said. Kansas state Rep. K.C. Ohaebosim, left, D-Wichita, makes a point in a conversation with Rep. Boog Highberger, right, D-Lawrence, before a House vote on overriding Republican Gov. Lire la suite »

The end of Brexit Britain

A good question. May's stated intent was to get a large mandate from the country and a strong parliamentary majority to enable her to negotiate with Brussels from a position of strength. "If the poll is anything like accurate, this is completely catastrophic for the Conservatives and for Theresa May ", said George Osborne, former conservative chancellor of the exchequer, on ITV. Lire la suite »

Arab states to 'accept nothing but deep changes' in Qatar


During the call , the White House said that Trump "emphasized the importance of all counties in the region working together to prevent the financing of terrorist organizations and stop the promotion of extremist ideology". US President Donald Trump , who had initially backed the measures against Doha in a tweet , called Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani Wednesday with an offer "to help the parties resolve their differences". Lire la suite »

Trump's Personal Attorney Denies Comey Allegations, Says Comments Vindicate President

While the president himself was observing an unusual Twitter hiatus , his attorney made a statement minutes after the testimony concluded its open session. The only way to find out whether recordings exist may be through a request by Robert Mueller , the special counsel looking into the matter. Still, there was no doubt the veteran lawman made for a challenging adversary. Lire la suite »

Apple Announces Smart Home Audio Speaker HomePod


The HomePod will hit the market in December in the U.S., U.K., and Australia for $349. Apple's high privacy standards and tough encryption have been criticized by law enforcement officials and the company clashed past year in court with the Federal Bureau of Investigation over the issue. Lire la suite »

Rex Tillerson calls on Arab nations to ease blockade on Qatar


He demanded that Qatar, as well as the other nations, take steps to curtail support for terrorism . The Qatari Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the two held talks on how to "restore normal relations" in the Gulf. Saudi Arabia and the UAE have stopped exporting white sugar to Qatar, ADM Investor Services International said in a report. Kuwait - which unlike most of its fellow Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members has not cut ties with Qatar - has led mediation efforts. Lire la suite »

3 share lead after 2 rounds at St Jude Classic


The Globe's most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning. "I won't win the golf tournament if I do that", he said. "Like one round is not that big a deal". He bogeyed the next hole, then closed his round with a birdie on No. 9 to catch Brown and Every. Schwartzel , who shot a 65 in the first round, began his round one stroke behind the four first-day leaders along with Matt Jones . Lire la suite »

As Gulf tensions flare, reports of hacking pour in

Additional punitive measures "could include restrictions on capital flows, which would be negative for Qatari banks' liquidity and funding", Moody's Investors Service said in a report. In a day of mixed messages and chaotic diplomacy, Tillerson emphasized the economic, humanitarian and military damage he said the blockade was inflicting. Lire la suite »

Do not disturb mode for iPhones welcomed

Jason Wakeford, spokesman for Brake, the road safety charity, said: "This new feature is to be welcomed and will help drivers stay focused on the road and not their phones". But given WWDC is a developer conference, was there anything announced yesterday for developers other than shiny new computers? A public beta is set to launch later this month, with the full release expected this fall. Lire la suite »

Trump escalates threats to Germany over trade on Tuesday


Tension between Germany and the United States intensified Tuesday with President Donald Trump accusing the longtime U.S. ally of hurting the USA financially. "This means working in friendship with the U.S., U.K., and neighborly relationships with Russian Federation and other partners". Following Trump's tweet , German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel acknowledged that the alliance between the USA and Germany was strained. Lire la suite »

Trump propose d'apaiser la crise — Qatar


Cet appel intervient alors que l'Arabie saoudite et les Emirats arabes unis ont accentué mercredi la pression sur le Qatar, trois jours après avoir rompu leurs relations avec leur partenaire du Golfe. Ces deux derniers pays n'ont eux pas rompu avec le Qatar. Le président français Emmanuel Macron, lors d'entretiens séparés avec l'émir du Qatar, le président iranien Hassan Rohani et le roi Salmane d'Arabie Saoudite a "invité toutes les parties prenantes à poursuivre (.) le dialogue", ... Lire la suite »

MAS: "MH128 had not at any point been hijacked"

The passenger claimed to have explosives, but Malaysian officials say he had a powerbank , not a bomb. The airline's cabin crew, with the help of several passengers, managed to restrain the man, who was immediately handcuffed and subdued. Lire la suite »

Melbourne attack an act of terrorism, Australian police say

Victoria state police tried to negotiate with the man inside the apartment, they said in a post on their official account on social network Twitter , adding, "It's believed a woman is with him whom he won't allow to leave". Turnbull, holding a press conference in Canberra after briefings with senior police and spy chiefs, repeatedly queried how the violent offender was out on parole . Lire la suite »

London attacker's mother says he was radicalized in Britain


The first man, 27, was detained on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts, while the second, 33, was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs. It contains information on thousands of people wanted under the European Arrest Warrant, as well as suspected foreign fighters. Redouane, a 30-year-old who described himself as Moroccan-Libyan, did not come up on MI5's radar. Lire la suite »