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Israeli intelligence discovered IS plans for laptop bomb

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The most recent in a series of seemingly endless conflicting stories regarding how the U.S. got it in their heads to ban laptops on airplanes, reports now say that Israel made this discovery by hacking into the computers of a group of ISIS bomb-makers, and that this was what Trump ended up leaking to the Russians. Lire la suite »

Trump administration abstains from global climate change pledge

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Environmental Protection Agency, how dismayed she was at Trump's decision. Their tax dollars would also go toward giveaways to the United Nations' Green Climate Fund to help faraway countries reduce their carbon-dioxide emissions - all in pursuit of a goal that can't be achieved because countries such as China and India will continue to substantially grow their own emissions, offsetting any alleged progress made by the United States and European nations. Lire la suite »

Child found dead in day care van, police say

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So far, it is not clear why the child did not, or could not, get off the bus. Authorities say the child was not found until 3:30 p.m. Officer believe the child was asleep, but are unsure if he simply never woke up or became disoriented at some point. Lire la suite »

Which airports are rated the worst in the world?

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Gatwick Airport received a passenger sentiment score of 0. Research encompassing 76 airports worldwide put Gatwick second bottom and ranked Manchester third bottom and Edinburgh 72. Earlier this year, a Which? survey found Gatwick to have the worst airport lounge in Britain, with passengers complaining that the "floor was grubby and the facilities basic". Lire la suite »

Man fatally shot, 2 Kentucky deputies wounded

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Police said someone inside the trailer fired shots at Hudson and Liford, hitting both. While the deputies were inside the home, they found Bays, who began shooting at both deputies before they could return fire. Another man at the home, Brian Simpson, was also taken into custody. Trooper Shane Jacobs told WKYT-TV that Knox County Deputy Keith Liford was taken to University of Tennessee Medical Center and is expected to recover. Lire la suite »

Small blast at British base police HQ in Cyprus

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The small blast left the courageous cop with "very minor injuries" and caused superficial damage to the entrance of a police station at Dhekelia, known as the Eastern Sovereign Base Area, The Sun reports. The scene was cordoned off as investigations were carried out. Officials said a plate of a dozen pickled or grilled birds can fetch EUR60 euros ($67). Lire la suite »

Number of Britons granted German citizenship quadruples

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Germany's Federal Statistical Office said 2,865 Britons became German citizens in 2016. The largest group of people taking up German citizenship came from Turkey, although the total of 16,290 was down 17.3% from a year ago. Among nationals of Europe's biggest economies, only Italians - 3,597 of them - surpassed Britons in pursuing German citizenship, according to the latest statistics. Lire la suite »

Sessions to testify publicly before Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday

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He removed himself after it emerged that he had met at least twice with the Russian ambassador in 2016, though he had testified at his confirmation hearing that he had not had contact with Russians. The next day, Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation and said it would be overseen by his deputy attorney general, who last month appointed a special counsel to handle the probe. Lire la suite »

Qatar backs Kuwait mediation efforts over rift with Arab states

Many people in Qatar flocked to local supermarkets and grocery stores to stock up on food items after waking up to news of Saudi Arabia closing the country's only land border. Qatar's shipborne exports of liquid natural gas have continued to travel unhindered out of the Persian Gulf as well, though they could be a target if the crisis escalates. Lire la suite »

Assemblée: Philippe pour une dose de proportionnelle

Selon les projections, la coalition obtiendra de 415 à 455 sièges, au terme du second tour, la semaine prochaine. Même revendication à La France insoumise où Clémentine Autain juge que la proportionnelle aurait permis au bloc LFI-PCF, fort de des 13,7%, d'avoir "des dizaines de députés" au lieu des 10 à 23 prévus. Lire la suite »

Rafael Nadal titré pour la 10è fois — Roland-Garros

La plus grosse dégringolade française est pour Nicolas Mahut, qui a chuté de 34 places, pour figurer au 82e rang mondial. Arthur De Greef s'en rapproche cependant avec une 117e place mondiale et un gain de 10 places. Ce sont les deux seuls Belges encore dans le top 100. Ruben Bemelmans est en en progrès aussi, de 5 places, pour occuper le 120e rang du classement ATP. Lire la suite »

Alexi Navalny, Vladimir Putin foe, in jail again with protesters

A Russian NGO tracking arrests said more than 200 people had been detained in Moscow and St Petersburg. "We are calling for all peaceful protesters swept up in these arrests to be immediately freed". Thousands took to the streets in other cities across Russian Federation, with the authorities sanctioning some gatherings and banning others. " Russia without Putin!" thousands of people chanted on Tverskaya, Moscow's main street, as riot police in body armor attempted to break up the ... Lire la suite »

Dell Confirms Alienware Area-51 Threadripper Edition

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In addition, Dell is co-announcing that it will have a version of the Area-51 that will be powered by Intel's newly announced Core-X Series of enthusiast-class processors. It will be available in NVIDIA G-SYNC and AMD FreeSync versions, priced at $499.99 and $699.99 respectively. The Alienware Advanced Gaming Keyboard (AW568) has an MSRP of $89.99 and the Alienware Pro Gaming Keyboard (AW768) has an MSRP of $119.99. Lire la suite »

Amazon's Echo now lets you block unwanted callers

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It looks like for the time being, an app is required to block contacts from ringing through to you on the Echo as the options are not available from Alexa's web settings. You can not use Alexa's web settings to do this, so you will have to use the app. As The Verge pointed out last month, they can reach you even if you've blocked them on your cellphone - a privacy and security nightmare, to say the least. Lire la suite »

"Personne ne peut dicter la politique étrangère" du Qatar (ministre qatari)

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Al-Thani. La crise, sans précédent, a éclaté le 5 juin lorsque l'Arabie saoudite, Bahreïn, les Émirats arabes unis et l'Égypte ont rompu leurs relations diplomatiques avec Doha. Les principaux aspects du resserrement des relations entre la Russie et le Qatar, notamment par les échanges politiques réguliers, la coopération dans les domaines du commerce et de l'économie, ainsi que les contacts culturels et interpersonnels, ont également été évoqués, précise le communiqué. Lire la suite »

Pressure grows on May to pursue cross-party approach to Brexit

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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who has rejected suggestions he is plotting a leadership bid, described Mrs May's speech to the '22 as a "stonking performance", adding on Twitter: "One team going forward together for the UK". The meeting will now be held Monday afternoon instead of Tuesday. The deal also prompted Irish premier Enda Kenny to warn that such an alliance could upset Northern Ireland's fragile peace. Lire la suite »

Jeff Sessions' testimony to Congress Tuesday to be open to public

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He had told lawmakers at his January confirmation hearing that he had not met with Russians during the campaign. Tuesday marks the first time Sessions will testify since announcing in March that he would recuse himself from "any existing or future investigations" relating to Russian Federation or the 2016 election - that was after the Washington Post reported on his meetings with Kislyak. Lire la suite »

Halep, Ostapenko to clash for French Open title

When Jelena Ostapenko reached the second week of the French Open , the player she most likely would want to play in her biggest career match would have to be Caroline Wozniacki . The 27-year-old Bacsinszky on Tuesday defeated Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic 6-4, 6-4 in one hour and 49 minutes in a quarter final match, reports Efe. Lire la suite »

19-year-old Jelena Ostapenko upsets No. 11-seed Caroline Wozniacki

The gulf in experience between Wozniacki , who was competing in her eighth Grand Slam quarter-final, and Ostapenko was huge. In fact, one of them will reach their first Grand Slam final, with neither having gone beyond the semi-final stage and, incredibly, Ostapenko had never been beyond the second round before the start of 2017! "I knew", the 47th-ranked Ostapenko said, "I had to be aggressive all match". Lire la suite »

Paul Nuttall resigns as leader following Ukip wipeout

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Mr Nuttall - who secured less than 8% of the vote in his Boston & Skegness constituency in yesterday's vote - was the third leader of UKIP in less than a year. Brexit negotiations are due to start June 19. While Nuttall said that UKIP needed "new focus and new ideas" the party had a "great future". Nuttall said: "The prime minister, and I suspect it will be a Tory, must know that if they begin to backtrack or barter things away then they must know they will be punished at the ballot ... Lire la suite »

Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) Position Increased by Boys Arnold & Co. Inc

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Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Alphabet Inc . Finally, Morgan Stanley reiterated an "overweight" rating and issued a $1,050.00 target price on shares of Alphabet in a research report on Wednesday, May 24th. The original version of this article can be read at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/alphabet-inc-goog-is-prentiss-smith-co-inc-s-7th-largest-position-updated-updated/824537.html. Lire la suite »

Pak PM Nawaz Sharif to visit Saudi Arabia amid Gulf crisis

He also reiterated strong commitment and support of the Kingdom for all issues of interest for Pakistan , including matters of its national security. The US president was weighing in on an ongoing diplomatic rift between Qatar and Saudi Arabia , Bahrain, the UAE and other Arab countries. Qatar denies that this is the case , saying that the government has been very successful in ensuring that the charities they support actually do charitable work, and don't simply end up laundering the ... Lire la suite »

UK Elections 2017 - What Happens Next as Theresa May loses majority

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May said she could rely in parliament on the support of her "friends" in Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party after her governing Conservatives failed to emerge as clear winners. Speaking outside Downing Street after meeting the Queen, May said she meant to form a government which could "provide certainty and lead Britain forward at this critical time for our country". Lire la suite »

UAE will reportedly not deport Qataris married to Emirati nationals

Mutlaq al Qahtani, a senior counterterrorism adviser to Qatar's foreign minister, said the decision to sever ties would not prove successful. Yemen, the Maldives, Mauritius, Mauritania and the eastern-based government in divided Libya also announced a break in relations with Doha , while Jordan and Djibouti said they would lower the level of diplomatic contacts with Qatar. Lire la suite »