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China's Xi talks about nuclear issue with new S. Korean president

The accusation came after weeks of tension over North Korea's nuclear and missile development and fears it will conduct a sixth nuclear test or test-launch another ballistic missile in defiance of U.N. North Korea on Thursday demanded the handover of "terror suspects" involved in the plot but it did not identify anyone. Given the chaos that reigns in the Trump White House, this may not be the case. Lire la suite »

Tens of thousands gather for Pope's Fatima visit

Francis has riled the more doctrinaire wing of the church with his mercy-over-morals priorities, particularly after the last two doctrine-minded papacies. The Archdiocese of Goa and Daman will be consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on Saturday, even as Pope Francis travels to Fatima in Portugal to lead the centenary celebrations of the apparitions of Mary in that town. Lire la suite »

Taiwan among world's top targets in massive ransomware attack

There have been reports of infections in 99 countries, including the UK, US, China, Russia, Spain, Italy and Taiwan. "Unlike most other attacks, this malware is spreading primarily by direct infection from machine to machine on local networks, rather than purely by email", Lance Cottrell, chief scientist at the U.S. Lire la suite »

Mexico: Gunmen Kill Activist Who Searched for Disappeared Persons

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Miriam Elizabeth Rodriguez Martinez died on her way to the hospital after being shot multiple times on the official Mother's Day in Mexico, according to Reuters. She was known for successfully investigating the kidnapping and murder of her daughter by a drug cartel . Erika Guevara Rosas, Amnesty International director for the Americas, said Mexico had become a "very unsafe place" for those who devote their time to searching for kidnapped people. Lire la suite »

Moon, Abe agree to co-operate on North Korea

Beijing has asked the deployment be canceled because of THAAD's powerful radar and regional surveillance capabilities. Moon also called China's Xi Jinping on Wednesday and spoke to the Chinese leader for 40 minutes. China has been upset by the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system that was approved by Moon's conservative predecessor as a hedge against North Korea, placing Seoul in a hard spot between its closest military ally in Washington and its largest trading partner in Beijing. Lire la suite »

Hollande préside mercredi son dernier Conseil des ministres

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Il "a voulu dire tout le plaisir qu'il a eu à travailler avec les trois Premiers ministres" et leurs gouvernements, a rapporté Stéphane Le Foll après ce dernier conseil autour de la grande table du salon Murat de l'Élysée. "Il y a l'approche de la transmission effective, qui viendra dimanche et qui scellera sa prise de fonctions". "Je me suis posé cette même question, qui revient sans cesse: comment puis-je être utile à mon pays?" Vendredi, il recevra l'ensemble du personnel de l'Elysée, ... Lire la suite »

Sheriff: Gunman kills police chief, 2 nursing home workers

A report via WHIO told of the slain police chief expecting his seventh child with his wife and had only been chief about three weeks when the deadly shooting occurred. "I think at this point, we're going to keep (the kids) at home today", Roush said. Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp says the gunman took two passers-by hostage behind the nursing home in a wooded area Friday. Lire la suite »

Le limogeage du patron du FBI fragilise Donal Trump

Donald Trump a contesté, mercredi, que le limogeage du patron du FBI aurait été motivé par l'enquête sur d'éventuelles collusions entre des membres de son équipe et la Russie. Dans le même entretien à NBC , Donald Trump a assuré qu'il "n'y a pas de collusion entre moi, ma campagne et les Russes". A la question de savoir si c'est Rod Rosenstein qui avait entrepris de réévaluer la position de M. Lire la suite »

Dozens of countries hit by huge cyberextortion attack

Bart's Health, which runs several London hospitals, said it had activated its major incident plan, cancelling routine appointments and diverting ambulances to neighbouring hospitals. This is not targeted at the NHS, it's an global attack and a number of countries and organisations have been affected. Computer systems at private companies and public organisations - including hospitals - were attacked on Friday in an apparent extortion plot. Lire la suite »

See Jeremy Corbyn in 360 With The Labour Party's Latest Video

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The latest YouGov poll, of more than 1,600 people between 9 and 10 May, gave the Conservatives a 16 point lead over Labour (46% versus 30%). It's a good way to connect with voters because it is inherently more emotional. It's an extraordinary question when you think about it: would you order the indiscriminate killing of millions of people? Speaking after his party unanimously approved the final version, which will be officially unveiled next week, Mr Corbyn said it would be "an offer that ... Lire la suite »

Ex-NYPD cop allegedly humped the shark in dead-fish sex mystery

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A spokesperson for the school's athletics department said that McElwain, who became aware of the photo over the weekend, was not the man in it. "They were mocking, according to this gentlemen, I guess in the United Kingdom there's some websites that naked women get on sharks, so they were trying to mock what women were doing with sharks". Lire la suite »

Ex-NYPD cop allegedly humped the shark in dead-fish sex mystery

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A spokesperson for the school's athletics department said that McElwain, who became aware of the photo over the weekend, was not the man in it. "They were mocking, according to this gentlemen, I guess in the United Kingdom there's some websites that naked women get on sharks, so they were trying to mock what women were doing with sharks". Lire la suite »

Trump a demandé à Comey s'il était visé par une enquête

Le congédiement du directeur James Comey par le président américain, mardi, a poussé les démocrates et d'autres législateurs à s'inquiéter quant à l'avenir de l'enquête, écrit l'Associated Press. "James Comey ferait bien d'espérer qu'il n'existe pas d'+enregistrements+ de nos conversations avant qu'il ne commence à faire des révélations à la presse!", a tweeté M. Lire la suite »

Trump's order creates panel to study voter fraud

Already, Kobach's baseless declarations about voter fraud have been cited by Team Trump to bolster the president's own based-on-air claims. Sen. Patrick Leahy says that a commission assembled by President Donald Trump to investigate the integrity of U.S. Lire la suite »

U.S. supports action to reduce greenhouse gases at Arctic summit

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed an worldwide declaration acknowledging the impact of climate change on the Arctic and a need to address greenhouse gases. A State Department official downplayed the significance of the administration's decision to sign the Fairbanks Declaration. "We'd heard ... that there would likely be a significant USA effort to redline or even remove entirely the Paris and climate language", said the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to the sensitive ... Lire la suite »

U.S. warns against North Korea travel after new arrest

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But even when requested by the Swedish Embassy, the North "still routinely delays or denies consular access to USA citizens", State Department spokeswoman Katina Adams said. "The Department of State strongly warns U.S. citizens not to travel to North Korea", the warning said yesterday. The regime's official news agency said on May 6 that he was being held for "hostile acts against the country", although details about the alleged acts were not provided by North Korean authorities. Lire la suite »

Korea demands extradition of South's spy chief

KCNA reported US authorities bribed a North Korean citizen, whom it called "human scum", with $750,000 in order to kill Kim using biochemical substances . "They are on that path and they are committed to doing that", he said. North Korea argued that there would be no need for Washington to "beg or threaten" countries to implement the measures if the sanctions had a clear legal basis. Lire la suite »

Revised budget released for California

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The new budget does not provide funding for key legislative priorities such as the Middle Class Scholarship or affordable housing programs. The governor's May revision is the next building block in finalizing the budget process. "We've got ongoing pressures from Washington, and the economic recovery is not going to last forever", Brown said, stressing that he doesn't think further increases in spending will be possible. Lire la suite »

Ajax seeking to 'make history' against Man United

And Manchester United know that they have an able man to lead them in the final who has won 11 of his 13 cup finals since his Porto days. United's Eric Bailly and Roncaglia were sent off after a mass brawl, and the hosts hung on to reach the final. Lire la suite »

Massive Ransomware Hack Hits Windows Users Worldwide

In Spain, some big firms took pre-emptive steps to thwart ransomware attacks following a warning from Spain's National Cryptology Centre of "a massive ransomware attack". By Kaspersky Lab's count, the malware struck at least 74 countries. Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan were the top targets, Avast said. Doctors' practices and pharmacies reported similar problems. Lire la suite »

Scott family says plea represents justice

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A SC police officer on Tuesday admitted to violating the civil rights of an unarmed black man he fatally shot in the back during a traffic stop. Scarlett Wilson, the 9th circuit solicitor, said in a statement which reads in part: "Today, in working with the Department, we found justice in a resolution that vindicates the State's interests by holding former police officer Michael Slager accountable for shooting Mr. Lire la suite »