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California legislator Gomez wins US House seat

Latino Victory Fund president Cristobal J. Alex said his group put together a direct mail and voter contact campaign that moved ballots, targeting Latino voters with a series of pro-Gomez arguments. Gomez topped the 24-candidate field in the April 4 primary, collecting roughly 25 percent of the vote, with Ahn second with 22 percent. Half the voters are Latino, and about 16 percent Asian. Lire la suite »

Trump Offers to Testify That Comey Committed Perjury


Asked if he would testify under oath to Mueller to that effect, Trump replied: "100 percent", adding, "I would be glad to tell him exactly what I just told you". "So I thought that was interesting", said Acosta on CNN following the press conference. His testimony does not implicate the Trump presidency, but it nonetheless questions the billionaire Republican president's personality. Lire la suite »

Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tues


Sessions removed himself from involvement any probe into alleged Russian meddling in the elections in March, but maintained he did nothing wrong by failing to disclose that he met previous year with Russia's ambassador. In a letter sent to both the Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Sen. The next day, Comey said, he implored Sessions never to leave him alone again with the president, but Sessions did not reply. Lire la suite »

United States reviews role in UN Human Rights Council


The UN high commissioner for human rights called out members such as Venezuela, Egypt and the Philippines for blocking multiple UN expert visits to these human rights hot spots. Rivlin said Israel sees in her support a new era where "Israel is no longer the U.N's punching bag". Haley's speech comes as the Trump administration is under increased criticism from human rights groups for not doing more to discourage authoritarian allies from committing rights abuses - an approach that often seems ... Lire la suite »

Watch ICC Champions Trophy 2017 live on TV, online

When de Villiers was asked about the seemingly suicidal run, he took a more philosophical view on the subject, saying that he simply responded to du Plessis' call. The team bowled almost 24 maiden overs, an example of their stranglehold on the opposition batsmen. South Africa captain AB De Villiers was one of three players run out as his side collapsed to 191 all out. Lire la suite »

Les projections du nombre de députés parti par parti — Législatives


Dont une partie devrait au final soutenir la majorité présidentielle. La France insoumise de Jean-Luc Mélenchon obtient 11% et le Parti socialiste entre 9 et 10,2%, selon les estimations Ipsos-Sopra Steria pour France Télévisions/Radio France, LCP-Public Sénat, France 24, Kantar Sofres-Onepoint pour TF1/RTL/LCI et Elabe pour BFMTV/RMC. Lire la suite »

Qatar willing to understand Gulf concerns, ready for dialogue: Kuwaiti FM

Officials in Qatar , home to a major USA military base, and Ashcroft's firm did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Qatar vigorously denied the claims and U.S. Both "stressed the need to resolve the disagreements through negotiation and expressed their readiness to contribute to such efforts", the Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Lire la suite »

Backed SDF announces start of Raqqah operation


The fighting is expected to be hard, Davis said, noting that civilians are trapped in the city and the terrorists are targeting those who are fleeing. Turkey is deeply distrustful of the SDF because it views the Kurdish YPG, which forms part of the force, as a terrorist group. The SDF are now conducting the Wrath of Euphrates operation aimed at liberation of the de-facto capital of the self-proclaimed Islamic caliphate. Lire la suite »

Store owner feels blessed selling winning ticket

The winning numbers for Saturday, June 10, are 20-26-32-38-58 and a Powerball of 3. The other option of a lump-sum payout would reduce the cash prize to $279 million. This year started out tough for Alberre and his father because the father is suffering from pulmonary fibrosis lung disease. Before the drawing Saturday night the jackpot was estimated at $435 million. Lire la suite »

Taliban's No. 2 denies role in Kabul bombing

The Afghan security forces have foiled rocket attack on Kabul city by arresting a senor Taliban leader involved in planning and coordinating suicide attacks in the capital. Almost 90 others were wounded when three explosions rocked a Kabul cemetery. Haqqani said in the audio message that while the Taliban was not involved in the recent attacks, its fighters will continue to wage war until all "foreign invaders" have withdrawn from Afghanistan. Lire la suite »

'Dear Evan Hansen' takes home most statuettes at 71st Tony Awards


Josh Groban and the cast of "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812" perform at the 71st annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in NY. The production did manage to beat out " Dear Evan Hansen " in one key category, earning best director for Christopher Ashley. Kevin Spacey impersonates President Bill Clinton at the 71st annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in NY. Lire la suite »

Minus: Hornqvist gets ultimate plus as Penguins win Stanley Cup

It looked like Nashville struck first, early in the second period, when Colton Sissons poked in a loose puck in the crease after Filip Forsberg's shot trickled past Matt Murray . "We lost a lot of guys to injuries". "It's been an fantastic year from the start, trying to repeat", Lemieux said. It was the start of a frustrating night for Sissons, who was stopped moments later on a breakaway by Murray and watched a shot go off the post late in the third period when the game was still ... Lire la suite »

Russian opposition leader Navalny arrested


Navalny, who has called for nationwide anti-corruption protests on June 12, changed the venue of the Moscow rally to Tverskaya Street close to the Kremlin late last night. At least four people were detained on June 12 in the city of Blagoveshchensk, including the organizer of the unauthorized protests there, according to OVD-Info, a site that tracks protests and police actions in Russian Federation. Lire la suite »

Team Trump just can't get its story straight on Qatar


Do we take the easy road or do we finally take a hard but necessary action? "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 peoples whose livelihoods depend on commerce with [Doha]", he said. Lire la suite »

Public works projects on Trump's agenda for OH visit

His top White House aides, however, will be focused on what will happen less than two miles down Pennsylvania Avenue on Thursday, when James Comey is slated to deliver bombshell testimony about the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's conversations with the President and his eventual firing. Lire la suite »

Android Nougat gives a miss to OnePlus 2


OnePlus is calling it #TheChosen5 contest, and it will be hosting challenges across Facebook , Instagram and Twitter for users. OnePlus ambitiously labeled the device as the '2016 Flagship Killer' . Essentially, if you pay Rs 999 to attend the OnePlus 5 launch, the company will give you a welcome pack worth Rs 10,000. Eager OnePlus 5 buyers should note that the invites for the event will be up for grabs at Rs. Lire la suite »

Pakistani-Origin British Man Among Two Attackers Identified In London Attack


Scotland Yard said formal identification had not yet taken place, but Mr Thomas' next of kin had been informed. The Frenchman was walking south on the bridge with his girlfriend Christine Delcros when the van ploughed into pedestrians. Butt previously appeared in the Channel 4 documentary The Jihadis Next Door , which warned of the rise of extreme Islam in London , The Telegraph reported. Lire la suite »

Netanyahu insists Israel retain Jordan valley military control

The survey of 600 respondents, conducted at the end of May, also showed that more than half of the Jewish Israelis polled felt that Israel should have immediately annexed the territories it conquered in the Six-Day War of 1967, and more than half thought that building Jewish settlements in the territories was "wise". Lire la suite »

Jimmy Carter Shakes Hands With Every Passenger Aboard Flight To DC


Carter's plane handshakes have become something of a rite of passage for frequent flyers - you haven't TRULY flown until you've flown with the 39th POTUS and received a handshake. "I was definitely shocked ", Sheffield told FOX5. "He didn't say much, because he was also trying to be mindful of the flight needing to leave, but that smile said everything for him". Lire la suite »

Paris: Attacker shot outside Notre Dame cathedral


The attacker pulled the hammer from his backpack and attacked a police officer on duty outside the cathedral, police union spokesman Yves Lefebvre told BFM TV. That followed a suicide bombing in Manchester that killed 22 people. "I turned around and saw the assailant on the ground where they had shot him", she said. Lire la suite »

New UK election only alternative to deal with DUP - senior Conservative lawmaker


However, Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said on the Andrew Marr show he believed the Conservative Party and the DUP will be able to hold together in government. So as a result, Theresa May is in there, propped up but much weakened. Several Conservative lawmakers have warned she can not carry on indefinitely, after throwing away a 17-seat majority in the 650-seat House of Commons. Lire la suite »