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Like It Or Not, Donald Trump Put Climate Change On The Map


Vowing to keep the United States on track to meet its emissions-cutting target even without the US government's. George Edgar, ambassador of the European Union to Cambodia, said the country is one of the most vulnerable to climate change , adding that the EU was spending millions of dollars on "targeted and ambitious" climate programs in the country. Lire la suite »

Trump's credibility is primary Comey target


Former FBI director James Comey is sworn in before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 8, 2017. Trump had stayed unusually quiet on Thursday, refraining from weighing in on the testimony gripping the country both on Twitter and at several public appearances. Lire la suite »

Privatize air traffic control


Trump's privatization proposal is "a exhausted Republican plan that both sides of the aisle have rejected" and would "hand control of one of our nation's most important public assets to special interests and the big airlines", House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said in a statement . Lire la suite »

The Xbox One X will cost $499 - R7499 in South Africa

The Xbox One X was originally announced at E3 2016 as Microsoft boasted Project Scorpio would be the most powerful home console ever. While a 4K-compatible television is needed to see the full benefits, Microsoft plans to debut "super sampling" on the console "to make new games look better even on 1080p TVs", adds the Verge . Lire la suite »

A year after Pulse nightclub massacre, Orlando will remember the victims


We were feeling it. "It's hard to come to grips with my new reality but it's something I have to do", she said in a promotional video on the onePULSE Foundation website. Not just focusing on that night, but also focusing on the what after, what policies have been changed, how is this going to be prevented, not only here but everywhere else. Lire la suite »

No Pressure To Intervene In Investigations — Intelligence Officials


And time and again, the intelligence officials declined to answer. As the briefing was wrapping up, Trump asked everyone to leave the room except for Coats and CIA Director Mike Pompeo. Comey said he told the president that the investigation was going as quickly as a possible. The Washington Post reported on May 22 that Trump had asked the officials to help push back against an FBI investigation into possible coordination between his campaign and Moscow. Lire la suite »

Talks To Restore Power-Sharing Executive To Continue

Davis also sought to reassure the public that any deal between the Tories and the Democratic Unionist Party would not change abortion or gay rights laws. Hume was also later a key player in the negotiations for the Good Friday Agreement in 1998. The Assembly election campaign exposed many divisions between the two main parties on issues such as legislative protections for Irish language speakers and how to deal with the legacy of the Troubles. Lire la suite »

Police name third terrorist after London Bridge attack

On Monday, all 12 people arrested by officers investigating the attack were released without charge . A search warrant is being executed at an address in Barking, the Met said. Police said although Khuram B. had been known by police, "there was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned and the investigation had been prioritized accordingly". Lire la suite »

Iran continues crack down on suspect terrorists


Azizollah Maleki , as saying his forces killed the gunmen Sunday in a shootout near the town of Roudan, 1,200 kilometers southeast of Tehran. Following the clash, the police managed to seize four combat weapons and 112 bullets along with some explosives, the commander noted. Lire la suite »

After forming minority govt, May's two top aides resign


The Conservatives won 318 out of 650 seats - throwing away a 17-seat majority. May's party fell eight seats short of retaining their parliamentary majority, and is now in talks with Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative Democratic Union Party ( DUP ) - which won 10 seats - to forge an informal alliance. Lire la suite »

10 takeaways from the Comey-Trump feud

He explained that Comey not only confirmed that Trump was never under FBI investigation, he also offered no evidence or testimony suggesting the president should be under investigation. "We will leave it to the appropriate authorities to determine whether these leaks should be investigated along with all the other leaks that are being investigated". Lire la suite »

Gulf states' Qatar blockade hinders anti-IS fight

Qatar has nonetheless forged regional alliances independently of its fellow Gulf Cooperation Council states , drawing accusations from Saudi Arabia and its allies of serving Iranian interests. One U.S. intelligence official said that while Russia has the expertise and an incentive to sow division among Arab states allied with the United States, Russian hackers were available for hire to other countries and criminal groups. Lire la suite »

A senior Russian lawmaker dismissed Comey's testimony as a 'big bubble'

Former FBI Director James Comey threw the media, former Attorney General Loretta Lynch and President Donald Trump "under the bus" in his testimony , ex-GOP congressman and Trump supporter Peter Hoekstra told CNBC on Friday. "Today, Mr. Comey admitted that he leaked to friends his purported memos of these privileged conversations, one of which he testified was classified", Kasowitz said. Lire la suite »

Four people onboard plane that crashed in North Vancouver


The Transportation Safety Board says that the four-seater Cessna 172 had been flying from Langley to Tofino and back to Langley at the time of the accident. "I'm surprised there was no leaking fuel with the way it's sitting". Bonneville said the plane appeared to have landed hard on its wheels and then "nosed in" to the gravel. Lire la suite »

Saints' Mark Ingram, Cam Jordan lip sync battle for charity


Ingram, who was aboard the Carnival Dream on Sunday to take part in a Lip Sync Battle with defensive end Cameron Jordan in order to raise money for the Mark Ingram Foundation, hasn't actually been on the field with his new teammate yet. "I'm going to compete, no matter who it is", Ingram said. But coach Sean Payton said Peterson will be back for the three-day minicamp. Ingram, who has blossomed into a risky all-around back the past two seasons, is coming off of his first 1,000-yard campaign, ... Lire la suite »

UK: May set to form govt amid opposition to DUP deal


Green's appointment as first secretary of state - an office not included in every cabinet - was the biggest change. 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 »

Fugitive Arrested After Multi-State Police Chase


Coffey had traveled about 60 miles since police first tried to stop him. Coffey is being held on fugitive from justice charges by the Chelmsford Police Department. Coffey was transported to a Boston hospital to be treated for serious injuries. When it came to the final ranking, CT was number one, Vermont three, MA four, Rhode Island six and New Hampshire 10. Lire la suite »

Controversial HC judge CS Karnan retires today


In order to execute the Supreme Court directive, a team of the West Bengal police led by a director-general of police-rank officer has been camping in Chennai since May 10, but in vain. "Since we do not know where he is, the question does not arise", additional advocate-general Abhratosh Chowdhury said. Earlier on May 18, Justice Karnan also filed a mercy plea before President Pranab Mukherjee seeking stay of the order under Article 72 1B of the Constitution. Lire la suite »

Thousands mourn Iran attack victims, chant 'Death to Saudi Arabia'


The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for dual attacks Wednesday on Iran's parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini . Meanwhile, President Trump's statement on the attack has prompted criticism in Iran . The men had left Iran to fight for the extremist group in Mosul, Iraq, as well as Raqqa, Syria - the group's de facto capital, the ministry said. The attack came as emboldened Sunni Arab states - backed by U.S. Lire la suite »