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Dolton firefighter dies after going into cardiac arrest while battling blaze


After the Dolton Fire Department was on the scene, 36-year-old fireman Lawrence Matthews collapsed and went into cardiac arrest, Howard said. The Cook County medical examiner's office did not immediately confirm the fatality. Authorities have not yet released any other details on what happened. Matthews is survived by four children, one girl and three boys, who range in age from three to 11 years old. Lire la suite »

IOS 11: 5 new features you need to be excited about


The virtual assistant Siri will sound more humanlike in iOS 11, and users can switch to a male voice if they prefer. For those who need the very top of the line, Apple also unveiled some details of the Space Gray iMac Pro , with the base version coming at $4,999 that will ship in December with four Thunderbolt 3 ports, support for two 5K displays, and more. Lire la suite »

Maute matriarch, 9 others arrested


Gonda said Farhana and her group was about to board a gray Toyota Revo when they were intercepted by government troops. Authorities said the Maute matriarch was intercepted past 2 p.m. Masiu is among 39 towns of Lanao del Sur's first district, more or less 30 kilometers away from Marawi City . It is about 25-minute drive to Butig, the Maute family's hometown where the radical brothers and their followers engaged military and police contingents in a series of clashes a year ago. Lire la suite »

Scottish independence dealt a blow


Although pro-independence activists celebrated the party's sudden rise at the time , there was also a sentiment that Scotland's nationalists had just missed a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The Tories' success reflected not so much confidence in Theresa May's government - the prime minister is the least popular political leader in Scotland - as the desire of a significant section of the Scottish public to avoid a second independence referendum . Lire la suite »

Kelly defends plan for Russian Federation back channel as a 'good thing'


He added: "Whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names ... it is very possible that those sources don't exist". Several Democrats, including Sen. Schiff said that if he had confirmation of the allegations, Kushner's security clearance should be revoked. Seemingly unable to control the leaks within his own White House , Mr. Lire la suite »

Sessions To Testify About Comey Before Senate Intelligence Committee

In letters to the chairmen of the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies - with whom Sessions was originally scheduled to appear Tuesday - he wrote of the necessity to change his schedule following Comey's hearing and an invitation to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Lire la suite »

European Union ready for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

Now that it has chose to jump ship, it seems it can't get its act together to actually leave. His comments suggest the European Union is willing to delay the start of official negotiations, which were due to start on 19 June. British voters failed to deliver a widely expected parliamentary majority for the Conservative party in Thursday's general election, dealing a major blow to Prime Minister Theresa May just days ahead of hard Brexit talks with the EU. Lire la suite »

Overseas French voters head to the polls in parliamentary elections

Macron, France's youngest-ever president, is seeking an absolute majority in the Assembly to be able to implement his promised pro-business labor reforms and tougher security measures. The National Front , whose leader leader Marine Le Pen lost to Macron in the presidential run-off, could secure 17 percent in the first round but drop to only five to 15 seats in the second. Lire la suite »

May Struggles to Hang On as Election Plunges Britain Into Political Chaos

The British currency lost as much as 3 cents against the dollar by Friday as the results confirmed exit poll predictions that Prime Minister Theresa May had failed in her gambit to gain a stronger majority for those Brexit talks. "We have discovered that she is a competent minister, potentially a tough negotiator, but a bad campaigner", he said. I want to reaffirm my ongoing support for the Conservative Party and its principles. Lire la suite »

British police name two London Bridge attackers, say one was investigated before

Eight people are confirmed to have been killed in the attack on Saturday night, which was carried out by three men. British police and security agencies are facing growing questions over how Zaghba and Butt slipped through the net. Zaghba's name was put on the The Schengen Information System - a red flag warning system informing European nations if criminals are trying to enter their country - based on intelligence provided by Italian authorities in March previous year. Lire la suite »

Who do you believe, Comey or Trump?

Recounting a February 14 White House meeting where Trump pressed the director to drop the FBI's inquiry into national security adviser Michael Flynn , Comey said a decision was made not to report the incident to Sessions. Comey to drop the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Comey said he leaked information partly in response to a Trump tweet in which the president appeared to threaten him and suggested there might be tapes of their ... Lire la suite »

Jeff Sessions committed the one sin Donald Trump can't forgive


In Mr. Trump's view, they said, it was that recusal that eventually led to the appointment of a special counsel who took over the investigation... Comey has testified that he thought it was improper for his then-boss Sessions to have been excluded from that meeting, and he has said that he did not want to be alone with the president again to avoid the appearance of undue influence. Lire la suite »

The #covfefe conundrum: Donald Trump does it again!


The " covfefe " tweet was deleted about six hours later, but it went viral in the meantime as news outlets and social media made light of the apparent spelling mistake and tried to explain it. Later Wednesday, Trump tweeted "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ". While the Twitterverse was set alight with jokes and conspiracy theories, in Japan, too, confused English-language learners and bemused observers alike weighed in, offering some unique insights and tongue-in-cheek ... Lire la suite »

US Attorney General Sessions Agrees to Appear Before Senate Intel Panel Tuesday

Comey also said he didn't know whether Sessions had violated the terms of his recusal, and that would depend on whether the reason for his firing was related to the Russian Federation investigation. Sessions was scheduled to appear before the House and Senate appropriations subcommittees that day, but said in the letter that some members had publicly stated their intentions to question him about issues related to the Russian Federation investigation. Lire la suite »

Apple iOS 11 could make MILLIONS of people's iPhone 5 totally obsolete

High Sierra adds support for creation of virtual-reality content for the first time, enabling developers to create immersive gaming, three-dimensional and VR content on the Mac. See what's new in iOS 11 with our deep dive into the new iOS 11 features that matter the most and how the iOS 11 vs iOS 10 comparison shapes up now that Apple showed off a new look and new options for your iPhone and iPad. Lire la suite »

Pelosi says Trump abused power in interactions with ex-FBI chief

Why this is new: The Washington Post had reported that Coats, Rogers and CIA Director Mike Pompeo told associates that Trump asked them to weigh in on the FBI Russia probe or to get the FBI to back off it entirely. Comey's testimony painted a devastating picture of an untrustworthy president, who at best unknowingly shred the norms of office by pressing Comey on a probe into Russian election meddling, and at worst may have criminally obstructed justice. Lire la suite »

Sean Spicer: Trump's tweets are considered 'official statements' by the White House

Trump's "honest and unfiltered" message is going to get his policies blocked and his ass impeached . NBC late-night host Seth Meyers noted that night that maybe it's because Trump has accomplished so little as president to date. Other tweets are complaints about how Democrats have been slow to approve his people, a plan to reform the nation's air traffic control system and accusations that USA courts are slow and political. Lire la suite »

Les conservateurs perdent leur majorité absolue (projections) — GB/élections

Evoquant Theresa May , Tim Farron, le chef des Lib Dem, a jugé que "si elle avait une once d'amour propre, elle démissionnerait". "Nous sommes prêts pour les négociations". Le négociateur en chef de l'UE sur le Brexit , Michel Barnier, a lui pris un ton plus conciliant. Le président du Conseil européen, Donald Tusk, a pour sa part mis en garde le Royaume-Uni contre une absence d'accord avec les 27 autres pays membres de l'UE. Lire la suite »

Apple Responds to Google Home and Amazon Echo With HomePod


It'll also display a Siri icon when the virtual assistant is listening. Limp said the online retailer is willing to work with Apple or Google to ensure Siri and Alexa are compatible. Apple has tried to get into the audio game before, says CE Pro Europe's Jordan O'Brien . It's a "set it and forget it" product - you plug it in, and Apple's algorithms, microphones, and APIs do the rest, tuning the sound and configuring things for you. Lire la suite »

Young Voters Flock to Labour, Spurning Theresa May's Conservatives in UK Election

May called an election three years ahead of schedule, at a time when her party was well ahead in the polls. Clinton, with her "Stronger Together" slogan and unfocused campaign, struck out on all counts. With most of the vote accounted for, analysts predict that with 318 seats, May's Conservatives will fall about eight seats short of the 326 needed for an outright majority in the U.K.'s 650-seat House of Commons. Lire la suite »

Iranian embassy in Azerbaijan makes statement on terrorist attacks in Tehran

It described them as "long affiliated with the Wahhabi", an ultraconservative form of Sunni Islam practised in Saudi Arabia. "Iran is one of the region's most stable and democratic countries", the embassy said in the statement . Iranian forces are backing embattled Syrian president Bashar Assad while the Shiite power is also supporting militias fighting against the extremists in Iraq. Lire la suite »

Trump offers to help resolve Qatar crisis

Qatar has been one of the few foreign backers of internationally shunned Hamas , an Islamic militant group that has ruled the Gaza Strip since 2007. The worldwide agency Standard and Poors announced Wednesday that it lowered its rating on Qatar's long-term debt to AA-minus because of the country's dispute with its neighbours. Lire la suite »