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Theresa May says she'll stick to Brexit timetable

At the time of writing, it appears that the Conservatives have struck a non-formal deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (the largest Northern Irish party, which supports Brexit ) to allow Theresa May to continue as prime minister in a minority government. Lire la suite »

Rex Tillerson urges Gulf states to ease Qatar blockade


In severing diplomatic ties with its Gulf neighbour on Monday, Riyadh accused Qatar of supporting groups including some backed by Iran . Their joint statement also listed 12 entities, among them Qatari-funded charities Qatar Charity and Eid Charity, as having terrorist links. Lire la suite »

PM, BJP prez should apologise for Mahatma Gandhi: Congress


The BJP chief had on Friday referred to Mahatma Gandhi as a " bahut chatur baniya " (a very clever Baniya - the trading caste) while addressing a gathering in Raipur . He had said this since the Congress had no ideology. Shah added that "clarity of thought" helped the BJP to take firm stance on issues. "We are clear about it", he said. Lire la suite »

Iran supreme leader says attacks fuel hatred toward US, Saudis

Fr Hormoz also expressed his condolences to "Spiritual Guide, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei , and President Hassan Rouhani ", and said he felt close to the families of the victims. US Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass also denounced the President's response to the Iran attack. It then added, "We underscore that states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote ". Lire la suite »

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

When Karl asked about the so-called "loyalty pledge" that Comey referred to, Trump denied that it ever occurred, saying "I hardly know the man, what kind of person would do that?" " Who would do that? ". Mr Kasowitz said yesterday following the hearing that Mr Comey could be investigated for leaking information, and suggested he may have lied in his sworn Senate testimony . Lire la suite »

Top Trump aide exits as wider White House overhaul expected


Corey Lewandowski , who left Trump's team in June 2016 amid rumors of in-fighting and concerns over whether he could mount a successful challenge to then-presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, said the president was "so good" with the media it would be hard for anyone to match his skills. Lire la suite »

Critics Accuse Goldman Sachs Of Helping A Dictatorship


According to the letter, the bonds, first issued by Venezuela's state-owned oil company Pdvsa in 2014 and held by the central bank since, were purchased at a hefty discount, worth nearly 70%. The large holders of Pdvsa bonds are BlackRock, T. Rowe Price, Fidelity, JPMorgan Chase and Ashmore. A group of almost 30 protesters gathered outside Goldman Sachs' New York headquarters on Tuesday. Lire la suite »

This New iPhone Feature May Just Save Your Life


HomePod will feature Apple's A8 chip inside, the same processor that powers the iPhone 6. But there are plenty of exciting tricks under the hood of iOS 11 , including a simpler way to join Wi-Fi networks. WatchOS 4 will also bring updates to the watch's fitness tracking, including a new user interface for the workout app and new integrations with gym equipment manufacturers. Lire la suite »

Apple readying Siri Speaker to take on Echo, Google Home


Of course, one of the primary focuses will be to push Apple's subscription music service . It'll also offer " virtual surround sound ", Bloomberg said, which isn't available on Google Home or the Amazon Echo , and may improve the music-listening experience with louder speakers. Lire la suite »

Supreme Court Regulated SEC to the Satisfaction of Wall Street Firms


Justice Sonia Sotomayor said in her opinion that so-called "disgorgement" actions are the equivalent of penalties, which have always been considered subject to the five-year limit for collection. The district court did, however, order Kokesh to disgorge his profits recognized throughout the entire generation-long scheme, with prejudgment interest dating from the initiation of the fraud, for a total of approximately $53 million. Lire la suite »

Trump Wanted Loyalty, Drop Flynn Investigation — Fired FBI Director

Comey's comments on Lynch regarding the Clinton email probe were overshadowed by his descriptions of meetings with Trump over the FBI's probe of Russia's meddling in the USA presidential election. During the testimony, Comey said that the Arizona airport tarmac meeting between Lynch and former president Bill Clinton was a "deciding factor" in his decision to update the public on the Hillary Clinton email probe. Lire la suite »

Microsoft adding OneDrive support to Apple's iOS 11 Files app


You can also sort conversations by the amount of storage they take up, and delete them on an individual basis. Thanks to machine learning , Siri will now replicate the way the user actually speaks. While Apple is clearly maintaining its rivalry with Amazon , the companies also seemed to reach a sort of peace agreement when it came to Apple TV - a product that Amazon had previously pulled from its site. Lire la suite »

Iran attackers fought for Islamic State in Syria, Iraq - ministry

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have pointed the finger at regional rival Saudi Arabia - a close U.S. ally - which Tehran accuses of funding extremism and groups including IS. "We have always been against terrorism", she says. Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard indirectly blamed Saudi Arabia for the attacks. It then added, "We underscore that states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote ". Lire la suite »

Trump tells Qatar to stop funding terrorism

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt and Bahrain added 59 people to terrorist blacklists, among them 18 Qataris, including Abdullah bin Khalid Al Thani, a former interior minister and member of Qatar's royal family. Qatar strongly denied the earlier allegations and expressed a willingness to engage in talks to resolve the crisis. CNN reported on Tuesday that USA officials believed Russian hackers were behind the planting of the fake news. Lire la suite »

Tehran attackers were Iranians, committed terror attacks in Raqqa, Mosul


But on the other hand, this is precisely the sort of cooperation that the US , Israel and Saudi Arabia are keen to curtail. They were later claimed by IS, the first the group has claimed inside Iran . Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the country's supreme leader, used the attacks to defend Tehran's involvement in wars overseas. Iran blamed the Wednesday attacks on Saudi Arabia, though no link has been established. Lire la suite »

UAE threatens Qatar sympathisers with jail


A solution can only be achieved "through diplomacy, not resort to "ally" Turkish and Iranian, and the starting point addresses concerns of siblings about their security and stability targeted policy", he added. According to the White House , Mr. Trump also reiterated the importance of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), in the wake of several key GCC members, including Saudi Arabia and Bahrain , cutting off diplomatic relations with Qatar. Lire la suite »

London Attack Victim No. 8 Found in River Thames

Last July, a 31-year-old Tunisian extremist rammed a 19-tonne truck through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in the French Riviera city of Nice, killing 86 people and injuring more than 400. An Italian website has claimed Moroccan and "British authorities" were tipped off about Zaghba's movements after he was charged and later cleared on worldwide terrorism charges and placed on a "persons at risk" list. Lire la suite »

Theresa May confirms she will stay as Britain's prime minister

The ratings agency pointed out that this election will have implications for Brexit and potentially fiscal policy. "As we do, we will continue to work with our friends and allies in the Democratic Unionist Party in particular". No official data exists for the scale of the youth vote but an NME-led exit poll suggests turnout among under-35s rose by 12 points compared with 2015, to 56%. Lire la suite »

Apple HomePod Joins Amazon Echo, Google Home In Smart Speaker Arms Race


The iOS 11 brings with it a variety of new features that are sure to set the minds of Apple fans racing. Apple , in contrast, is betting that the "smart" part of the speaker doesn't matter that much. Google is pursuing a similar strategy, offering its smart assistant not only on Google Home and Android but also on iPhones . That's especially important because people are starting to access information, entertainment and search in a more "pervasive" way that's less dependent on ... Lire la suite »