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McCain Explains Iffy Performance During Comey Hearing

Speaking to reporters for the first time since 18 million Americans watched Comey's testimony before the Senate, Trump called the former FBI head a "liar" and said he never asked him to drop an investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn over his contacts with Russian Federation. Lire la suite »

Brazilian President acquitted in illegal campaign funds case

The political turmoil in Brazil - that began with the push past year to remove Rousseff from power for violating budget laws - has reached a fever pitch. Temer's approval rating is hovering around 9 percent and he has a tenuous hold on his ruling coalition. But among the political and business elite he was tolerated, partly because he was trying to push through pension and labour reforms which, they say, were vital to revive the country's economy. Lire la suite »

European Union tells May 'no time to lose' on Brexit talks

Mr Juncker added that Brussels wanted the talks to start, saying: "As far as the Commission is concerned, we can open negotiations tomorrow morning at half-past nine. "This is not only about the United Kingdom, but also about the future of Europe". She had, he said, " played with fire" in binding Britain to the two-year deadline for Brexit talks and had now "got burned". Lire la suite »

Kerry, Gore denounce Trump for exiting Paris climate accord

The first Indian American member of the Trump administration's cabinet, Haley was talking to the CNN 's Jake Tapper, on Saturday. With this move, the now just one of three nations not included in the agreement. Senate. However, it also pointed out that the Agreement - signed by 195 Parties and ratified by 146 countries plus the European Union - "cannot be renegotiated based on the request of a single Party". Lire la suite »

Le Qatar fait le dos rond, l'Iran envoie des vivres à Doha


En début de journée, le chef de la diplomatie américaine, Rex Tillerson, a appelé les pays du Golfe à alléger leur blocus à l'encontre du Qatar et encouragé un " dialogue calme et réfléchi " sur la question. M. Lavrov et le secrétaire d'État américain Rex Tillerson ont aussi eu un entretien téléphonique à l'initiative de Washington . Son ministre des Affaires étrangères était en Russie hier, après l'Allemagne la veille, pour rassembler des soutiens internationaux afin de limiter ... Lire la suite »

John McCain: Senator's Questions at Comey Hearing Left Many Confused


John McCain , are you feeling OK? "I'm a little confused", Comey responded. And obviously she was a candidate for president at the time so she was clearly involved in this whole situation where fake news as you just described it "big deal" took place", McCain continued, "You're gonna have to help me out here. Lire la suite »

Gulf states announce humanitarian hotline for mixed Qatari families

Russian Federation yesterday urged dialogue between the parties, as Qatar's foreign minister arrived in Moscow seeking support from overseas in the dispute. Navy's 5th Fleet in the Persian Gulf, similarly said it "praised the statement made by President Donald Trump". U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on a Saudi Arabia-led coalition to ease Qatar's isolation. Lire la suite »

SA regrets U.S. decision on Paris Agreement

Since Trump's announcement on Thursday, at least 211 mayors adopted the Paris goals for their own cities, and at least 17 governors have released individual statements saying they stand by the Paris deal, agreed in late 2015 by every country in the world except Syria and Nicaragua. Lire la suite »

Apple won't let apps annoy you with their own review prompts anymore


The app is a game called Pepe Scream, which looks similar to the game Flappy Bird. What if you didn't wanna see the review prompts inside apps at all? Apple addressed this annoyance in part by creating its own review prompt interface in iOS 10 .3 and has now gone the rest of the way by requiring developers to use it. Lire la suite »

Ruth Davidson seeks gay rights pledge as part of DUP deal


Many in the party believe she has been fatally wounded. Sturgeon says she has lost all "authority and credibility". May had called the election three years early in a bid to strengthen her hand in looming Brexit negotiations , but her gamble backfired spectacularly. Lire la suite »

Schwartzel shares St. Jude lead


Campbell, 43, who hasn't won since 2007's Viking Classic, enjoyed a solid round with five birdies and just one bogey on the 17th. Schwartzel collected five birdies in his first 11 holes en route to a nine-under 131 halfway total, matched by Colombian Sebastian Munoz and American Chez Reavie at TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tennessee. Lire la suite »

Emmanuel Macron a voté au Touquet

Suivi par une foule de curieux, le couple s'est prêté aux selfies, serrages de mains et bains de foule . Il était arrivé samedi dans la station balnéaire de la Côte d'Opale, à bord d'un avion Falcon présidentiel . Le président s'est entretenu brièvement avec lui en mairie. Emmanuel Macron a salué les centaines d'habitants massés aux abords de son domicile, dont certains visages connus. Lire la suite »

Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP talks continue


May's bet that she could strengthen her hand by crushing what she believed to be a weak opposition Labour Party backfired spectacularly on Thursday as voters stripped her Conservative Party of a parliamentary majority. Britain's largely pro-Conservative press questioned whether May could remain in power. "May won't be able to make any compromises because she lacks a broad parliamentary majority", he said. Lire la suite »

Do not panic, embassy tells Indians in Qatar

There is nothing happening in the region that suggests any threat to the physical safety and security of residents in Qatar. Taking to Twitter, the Indian embassy in Qatar urged people to update themselves with the latest news and "not believe rumours". Lire la suite »

Pressure mounts on May to resign after election stumble


May had relied on Timothy and Hill for advice and support since her previous job at the interior ministry and their resignations will be a personal blow. The arrangement with the DUP will make governing easier, but it makes some Conservatives uneasy. "I sought, and to be fair to the prime minister, received a categoric assurance that in talking to the DUP that there would be no suggestion of any rollback on LGBTI rights in the rest of the United Kingdom ", she told the BBC. Lire la suite »

Former FBI chief Comey testifies before Senate, blasts Trump for 'lies'


The most famous impeachment case against a sitting president, though, came more than 40 years ago when Richard Nixon was investigated over the Watergate break-in and cover-up. Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election on Capitol Hill in Washington , U.S., June 8, 2017. Lire la suite »

Donald Trump pressures Qatar to end 'high level' financing of terrorism

Trump's comments came as Washington joins intensifying global efforts to heal the worsening rift between the key Western Gulf allies, which has escalated into the region's worst diplomatic crisis in years . Some countries said they would cut sea and air traffic to Qatar, as well as expel Qatar's diplomats and citizens. Trump on Friday said that Qatar was funding terrorism "at a very high level", and said solving the problem in the tiny Gulf nation could be "the beginning of the end of ... Lire la suite »

Clinging on to her job, Britain's Theresa May appoints new ministers


The pound fell sharply after Britain's election saw the Conservatives lose their majority in parliament, raising questions about the next government's ability to lead the talks to leave the European Union . The DUP, whose 10 seats would allow the government to get measures through Parliament, is a socially conservative pro-British Protestant group that opposes abortion and same-sex marriage and includes both environmentalists and climate-change deniers among its senior ranks. Lire la suite »

Theresa May's top advisers resign after UK election shock

She's reached an agreement with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party. Nearly 60 percent of Conservative members want Prime Minister Theresa May to resign following her election failure, according to a survey published Saturday. May's office has already said that the senior Cabinet members - Treasury chief Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Amber Rudd - will keep their current jobs, but she is expected to reshuffle the lower ranks of ministers. Lire la suite »

DUP to support minority government after deal reached

Downing St. chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill , who resigned Saturday, formed part of May's small inner circle and were blamed by many Conservatives for the party's lackluster campaign and unpopular election platform, which alienated older voters with its plan to take away a winter fuel allowance and make them pay more for long-term care. Lire la suite »

Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

The Labour leader, who survived an attempt to oust him by his own MPs before the election, now expects that he will be able to attract some of the party's biggest names to serve on his front bench. The Conservative election campaign , however, failed to get this and Theresa's positive plan for the future across. But government data shows that more than 2 million people aged 34 or under signed up online to vote in the month before the May 22 registration deadline - compared with about 1.46 ... Lire la suite »

De l'entrave à la destitution, beaucoup de questions — Trump


James Comey a affirméque le président américain lui avait demandé d'abandonner une enquête sur son ex-conseiller à la sécurité nationale, Michael Flynn . Il a notamment accusé l'administration Trump de l'avoir calomnié et d'avoir menti au sujet de la police fédérale. " Ce sont des mensonges, purs et simples ". Lire la suite »

UK Conservative party strikes deal with minor party, DUP

Ms Davidson, who wields considerable influence after the Scottish Conservatives won 13 seats, said: "I want to ensure that we can look again at issues like Brexit which we know we are now going to have to get cross-party support for". They would be the only ministerial appointments made on Friday, Number 10 said, amid reports she had been pressured into abandoning plans for a major reshuffle. Lire la suite »