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Pittsburgh Penguins win 2017 Stanley Cup

We have to do a better job . "As of right now, that's the way we're looking at it". For the Penguins , they have been in this situation twice before. Rinne and the Predators stand between Pittsburgh and a big chunk of history. "Hopefully [Ellis will] be fine and ready to go next game". "He's the same every day", Laviolette said of Rinne. Lire la suite »

Voters get to work deciding on Gov. Christie's replacement

President Donald Trump's tweeting habit doesn't always have a positive impact on his presidency, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday. Murphy , a former US ambassador to Germany who became wealthy during a career at Goldman Sachs, spread political donations around the state in the run-up to the primary, spurring accusations from his rivals that he was buying the election. Lire la suite »

Qatar Airways profits $540 million, braces for Gulf crisis

A joint statement from the four countries said they sanctioned the groups and individuals because of "the continuous and ongoing violations of the authorities in Doha of Qatar's commitments and obligations". Mr. Noushabadi tells the AP the flights "will be continued based on demand". Three ships loaded with 350 tonnes of fruit and vegetables were also set to leave Iran for Qatar , the Tasnim news agency reported. Lire la suite »

World Naked Bike Ride Rolls Into Manchester [NSFW]

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A ride was also planned for Edinburgh yesterday, but so far we haven't seen anything on social media or in the press to confirm it went ahead. Hundreds of nude and partially-clothed bikers set off in the evening sunshine on Friday from All Saints Park in the university area of Oxford Road to pedal through the city's streets. Lire la suite »

What Exactly Is A Hung Parliament?

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This would so undermine May's authority, I anticipated, that she would have to resign . On the eve of the British election on Thursday, Nate Silver and Harry Enten of FiveThirtyEight offered three equally probable outcomes for the contest: 1) a landslide win for Theresa May's ruling Conservatives , 2) a narrower win for the same, or 3) a hung parliament with no party garnering a majority but the Conservatives remaining the largest party. Lire la suite »

Iran arrests more suspects after Tehran attacks

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Iranian authorities on Sunday stated they had arrested six people involved in the attacks in Tehran last week, which killed at least 17 and injured 52 people. Iranian policemen evacuate a child from the Parliament building in Tehran on June 7, 2017 during a terrorist attack on the complex. Five attackers stormed Iran's parliament and a shrine to revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini on Wednesday, setting off clashes with security forces and killing 17 people. Lire la suite »

Donald Trump Jr. appears to confirm key part of Comey's testimony

He also denied that Comey's version of the events of a February 14 meeting, in which Trump said that he " hoped " that the FBI director could let go of an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . Dershowitz went on to say that even if we don't like the President having that authority, he has that power and you can't turn a Constitutional power into a criminal act. Lire la suite »

Boris Johnson stresses loyalty to UK PM May in leaked text - ITV

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The latest leadership speculation comes a day after two of May's closest advisers, her joint chiefs-of-staff Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy , resigned amid recriminations about their controlling management style. While that to-and-fro was unfolding, several British newspapers were reporting that some prominent Conservatives, including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Brexit minister David Davis, were being urged by supporters to challenge May for the party leadership. Lire la suite »

Melania Trump, son Barron move into the White House

After President Trump's inauguration in January, the first lady and their 11-year-old son remained in their residence in Manhattan's Trump Tower while Barron finished the school year at Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School. She and their young son have moved into the White House . President Trump and his son, Barron, holding a fidget spinner, step off Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews on Sunday evening. Lire la suite »

Qatar Petroleum says production not impacted by Gulf diplomatic crisis

Energy giant Qatar Petroleum said in a statement yesterday that it was "business as usual" despite a spiralling diplomatic crisis involving Doha and its Gulf neighbours. Bahrain on Thursday followed the UAE in announcing that expressing sympathy for Qatar over the sanctions was an offence punishable by jail. "We call for all contradictions to be resolved at the negotiation table through a mutually respectful dialogue", Lavrov said, adding Arab states should unite to effectively fight ... Lire la suite »

United Kingdom prime minister 'a dead woman walking'

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According to reports , the DUP is set to be power-brokers for May's Conservative Party , whose majority lost to last Thursday's snap election. " Jeremy Corbyn has done a huge job here, he's done pretty well on Snapchat, Facebook , you know - stuff young people look at - and we've been inspired by this", French said. Lire la suite »

Virginia joins U.S. Climate Alliance

Local legislators' support or opposition to the move is unclear. Just over 6 in 10 independents and 8 in 10 Democrats oppose Trump's action... The minister was quoted by PTI as saying: "The US President's statement on Paris agreement has come as a shock for us and the worldwide community". Lire la suite »

What does a hung Parliament mean for the UK?

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The DUP said only that it would enter talks. British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet Queen Elizabeth II on Friday and seek permission to form a new government , according to a spokesman. Some experts are calling the Conservatives' unexpected loss of seats a rejection of the " hard Brexit " May has advocated, which would take Britain out of the single market and the customs union and which could see tariffs slapped on British exports to the EU. Lire la suite »

Qatar Airways profits hit Dollars 540 million before Gulf crisis

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Concerns have been raised about the impact of these measures on people who live in all the countries affected. "The citizens of these states have absolute freedom to stay in the territories of the state of Qatar in adherence with the laws and applicable regulations in the country in the context of working treaties established with them and with the agreement of their countries and based on entry visas that are available to them" it continued. Lire la suite »

Low turnout in French parliamentary election

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Philippe said voters sent a "message without ambiguity" in the first round elections Sunday that they want a parliament with a "new face". The prime minister also thanked security services for protecting voting stations and ensuring a safe vote after a string of deadly extremist attacks. Lire la suite »

Sessions says he will appear before Senate Intelligence Committee

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Comey's recent testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, it is important that I have an opportunity to address these matters in the appropriate forum", Sessions told Alabama Sen. Briefing congressional appropriators on the Justice Department's budget is a critical part of the attorney-general's job. During his testimony last week, Comey said he couldn't explain why Sessions was involved in President Trump's decision to fire him despite his recusal. Lire la suite »

Attack hit a cosmopolitan London

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The attempted truck hire failed because Butt failed to provide payment details. Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel killed 86 people in Nice, France, when he plowed through a large crowd celebrating the national Bastille Day last July. Butt's knife also had a leather strap attached to the handle to keep the knife secured around his wrist. "The fact that the response time to these attacks was really quite quick, and the authorities didn't hesitate to shoot these individuals down, is a reflection of the ... Lire la suite »

London terror attack van was hired in Romford, police reveal

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Meanwhile police have revealed the London Bridge attackers tried to hire a lorry hours before the attack, but failed because they couldn't provide payment details. At least eight persons were killed, 48 were injured and the killers were shot dead by the police. The attackers had wound adhesive tape around the handles and in Butt's case, a leather strap had been attached to the handle and was hung around his wrist. Lire la suite »

Kingpin in Tehran Terror Attacks Killed

The suspect left Iran for a neighbouring country following last week's attacks, intelligence minister Mahmoud Alavi was quoted by the official IRNA news agency as saying. In Wednesday's attacks no member of the parliament was killed as the attackers were unable to reach the main building. It added that the terrorists were detained in the Iranian provinces of Kermanshah, Kordestan, West Azarbaijan and Tehran. Lire la suite »

Tillerson says Qatar blockade 'hindering' military operations

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US President Donald Trump , who had initially backed the measures against Qatar in a tweet , called Sheik Tamim on Wednesday with an offer "to help the parties resolve their differences". 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. Lire la suite »

Iran: Mastermind behind Tehran attacks killed

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Two teams of attackers armed with guns and explosives targeted the Parliament building and the mausoleum in apparently coordinated attacks that occurred within an hour of each other. He told a group of students that if "Iran had not resisted", it would have faced even more troubles. Sunni Gulf Arab states are in the midst of a major diplomatic crisis after Saudi Arabia and its allies cut ties with Qatar on Monday over claims it supports extremism and has fewer tensions with Iran. Lire la suite »