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Netanyahu wins libel case over claim wife kicked him out of car


Alcalay said the fact that Sarna did not try to corroborate the account was irresponsible and did not buy into the argument that Facebook posts should not be regarded the same as accounts published by established news organizations. While the verdict said the account had hurt the Netanyahus public standing, it awarded the prime minister less than asked for because it did not "reach the highest threshold of severity". Lire la suite »

Explainer: What the Democratic Unionist Party is all about

And thanks to a strong showing in the election, the party has just enough seats to give May the majority she needs to govern . This unwanted election will have done nothing to provide political stability in Northern Ireland where efforts to restore the devolved structures will be overshadowed by the DUP's new role as life support to a minority Tory government . Lire la suite »

Theresa May's top aides take fall for poll debacle, resign


The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. The shock result could send Britain's negotiations to leave the European Union - due to start June 19 - into disarray. "It means the country can not go forward with Brexit , which means more uncertainty , especially for European Union nationals here", he said. "May's departure from Downing remorseless". Lire la suite »

Top intelligence chiefs testifies before Senate committee on Russia investigation

In the hearing, Coats , a former IN senator, largely declined to discuss the meeting with Trump or the Post's report . Rosenstein also declined to discuss conversations related to Trump's dismissal of Comey . King. "I don't think this is the appropriate venue to do this in". King shot back: "What you feel isn't relevant, Admiral". "You've filibustered better than most of my colleagues", an exasperated Heinrich said. Lire la suite »

London attacker's mom blames internet for radicalizing son

The Italian mother of Youseff Zaghba, the last of the three terrorists to be named, said her son had done "a terrible thing" and vowed to educate young people about the true meaning of Islam. She was working as an au pair in London, and was seen fleeing from the knifemen during the attack. Commuters walk across London Bridge, with new security barriers, after work in London, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Lire la suite »

Qatar: les États-Unis veulent allèger blocus

Un séisme diplomatique survenu quinze jours à peine après une visite à Riyad de Donald Trump, qui avait alors demandé aux pays musulmans d'agir de manière décisive contre l'extrémisme religieux. "A ce stade, il n'y a pas eu d'impact sur nos opérations", avait déclaré le capitaine de vaisseau Jeff Davis à la presse. 'Ce blocus a des conséquences humanitaires. Lire la suite »

Two Top Aides Attached To British PM Quit

Downing Street said the outline agreement will be put to the Cabinet for discussion on Monday. The party said Saturday that Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill have quit. Senior party figures have cautioned against any immediate leadership challenge, saying it would only cause further disruption as Britain prepares to start Brexit negotiations as early as June 19 . Lire la suite »

Trump calls Qatar a funder of terror

Qatar has denounced the allegations and received backing from its close ally Turkey , whose parliament approved the deployment of troops to defend the emirate. The list included members of the ruling family. The blockade is also impairing USA and other global business activities in the region and has created a hardship on the people of Qatar and the people whose livelihoods depend on commerce with Qatar. Lire la suite »

Five takeaways from that explosive Senate Intel hearing

The Washington Post also reported that Trump asked Coats and Rogers to deny that there was any evidence proving coordination with Russian Federation. 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. Lire la suite »

UK PM Theresa May regroups after election setback

Those Conservative lawmakers, such as Ruth Davidson , the leader of the Scottish Conservatives, a rising political star, who favor a softer Brexit will have to be placated. The DUP won 10. "I think if we'd had a large Conservative majority like all the polling was pointing to, then Theresa May could've pushed through her version of Brexit which is outside the single market, outside the customs union with tight control over migration, and not giving much money into the EU pot in terms of ... Lire la suite »

Theresa May's two key aides quit following election

The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. She insisted she would press ahead with Brexit talks, which are to begin in 10 days. Instead, May's asking for some version of a "confidence and supply" agreement, where the DUP agrees to support the government on finance and a few other key votes. Lire la suite »

New iPhone update blocks drivers from texting behind the wheel


The HomePod is Apple's first new gadget in almost three years, following its announcement of the Apple Watch in September 2014. Apple just unveiled iOS 11 and its slew of exciting new features. The new camera app will use the new HEVC format compression for captured videos and pictures to offer the same image quality at nearly half the size on the user's device. Lire la suite »

Britain's May still in talks with DUP on power deal

The Conservatives won 318 out of 650 seats - throwing away a 17-seat majority. "The success of the Labour Party winning more seats than expected was because they tapped into anxiety over public spending cuts since 2010, anxiety over the state of National Health Service, and also concerns with youth voters over the amount of student debt and access to United Kingdom housing - two big issues". Lire la suite »

Syrian soldiers push through ISIL, 'reach Iraqi border'


State news agency SANA, citing a military source, said that " army units in cooperation with allies managed to arrive at the border. with Iraq" on Friday, and "set up positions in an area northeast of At-Tanf". The speed and ferocity of the Syrian government's offensive caught USA contingents in the #Syria off-guard. On Thursday, a USA jet shot down a pro-government combat drone that fired what turned out to be a dud bomb close to the coalition's Al-Tanf garrison near the Jordanian border. Lire la suite »

Confirmed: 2 Australians Killed in the London Terror Attack

The Metropolitan Police issued a statement Tuesday on behalf of her family saying, "As she ran towards danger, in an effort to help people on the bridge, Kirsty sadly lost her life". "I call on all those who have news of #Xavier #Thomas who is missing", she posted. Sara Zelenak is believed to be the second Australian killed in the London attack. Lire la suite »

Afghanistan blames Haqqani network, ISI for Kabul blast

The peace conference was set to include discussions on talks with Taliban, as the capital reels from a wave of bombings and clashes that left more than 100 people dead and hundreds wounded in the last week. Afghan officials said a funeral was being held in the mosque at the time . The statement came hours after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani accused Pakistan of waging an "undeclared war of aggression" against his country. Lire la suite »

Corbyn challenges Theresa May over 'dementia tax'


But she said taxpayers should not have to subsidise the social care of elderly people who have a "very significant value" property. The prime minister is anxious enough to have allowed Defense Secretary Michael Fallon to give an interview ruling out tax rises for higher earners, a promise that was left out of the election manifesto. Lire la suite »

US Considers Exiting UN Human Rights Council Over 'Anti-Israel Bias'

John Fisher, Geneva director of the USA -based Human Rights Watch, did not appear to fear an immediate withdrawal. KELEMEN: Speaking via Skype, Donahoe, who's now at Stanford University, says after the USA joined the number of resolutions against Israel went down while the council had meetings on Syria and Libya. Lire la suite »

Roland-Garros : Mladenovic sort Muguruza et file en quarts de finale


La Nordiste, âgée de 24 ans, a relevé le défi de l'Espagnole, 5e mondiale, du fond du court en réussissant de superbes coups gagnants, dans un match spectaculaires mais aussi émaillé de fautes, les plus grosses côté espagnol. Mais la réaction de Timea Bacsinszky fut remarquable: elle s'adjugeait 12 des 15 points qui suivaient pour se retrouver à deux jeux de la victoire à 6-4 4-3 sur son engagement. Lire la suite »

Apple iPad Pro: Parade Wins Out Over TPK, Radiant Says Credit Suisse


The 29th WWDC by Apple is taking place in the city of San Jose, California. Apple has also boosted the amount of RAM, now maxing out at 16 GB instead of the previous 8 GB. The version 27-inch iMac I tested out featured an Intel 4.2GHz processor, 16GB of DDR4 RAM and discrete Raedon Pro 580 8192MB graphics card. Aside from the refreshes, the most interesting announcement in the keynote for MacBook Pro owners is that Apple is going to begin officially supporting Thunderbolt 3 ... Lire la suite »

Top officials won't say whether they kept notes on Trump-Russia discussions

The Post last month reported Trump had appealed to Rogers, if he could, to publicly deny the existence of any evidence of collusion during the 2016 election . The Senate Intelligence Committee grilled the nation's top intelligence officials on whether President Trump had invoked executive privilege. None of the Trump administration officials were able to satisfy Democrats or King, who caucuses with Democrats, on the legal justification for their silence. Lire la suite »

First death sentence over social media 'blasphemy'


The accused, who hails from Okara, had allegedly posted derogatory content about prominent Sunni religious figures and the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) and his wives on Facebook. The incident caused an outrage across the country, with calls for the blasphemy law to be amended, particularly considering that an investigation cleared Khan of any blasphemy charges. Lire la suite »

Emmanuel Macron Confirms Third French Victim In London Terror Attack


Police have named Zaghba as one of the three attackers who drove a rented van into pedestrians on London Bridge before fleeing into a busy market place and stabbing those who crossed their path. Early accounts suggest Thomas was thrown into the river. A third man, aged 29, was arrested at a home in the same area on "suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts". Lire la suite »