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Qatar says no one can dictate its foreign policy

Saudi Arabia's regional rival Iran called for a permanent mechanism in the Gulf to resolve issues such as the current crisis. The Pentagon said last week that after Saudi Arabia and its allies imposed economic and diplomatic boycotts on Qatar, current U.S. Lire la suite »

Castile jury re-watches videos of fatal stop

Prosecutors countered that Yanez never saw the gun and had plenty of options short of shooting the 32-year-old school cafeteria worker, who they say was never a threat and had a gun permit. Paulsen reminded the jury of a bullet wound to what would have been Castile's trigger finger - and that there was no corresponding bullet damage nor wounds in the area of Castile's right shorts pocket, where he carried his gun. Lire la suite »

Puerto Rico Election Shows Voters Favor Statehood

However, the referendum turnout was only 23% as opposition parties called for a boycott of what they called a "rigged" process in part over the ballot language. However, Sunday's non-binding referendum, the fifth that the land has held on the issue, was marred by low voter participation. Fifty-four percent of voters in that referendum backed changing Puerto Rico's current territorial status. Lire la suite »

Sarawak pulls out of Tourism Malaysia over tax insults


Nazri said that states should not oppose the tourism tax as it was a cabinet decision. "I don't see why they are so upset about the tax". The Sarawak Cabinet will decide if the federal tourism tax should be extended to the state, Sarawak Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said. Lire la suite »

Critical Mistakes Microsoft Made During Their E3 2017 Conference

Microsoft revealed what its " Project Scorpio " was all about today at E3. Game play on 4K screens, whether on televisions or personal computer monitors, is expected to be among themes at E3 this week. Nintendo's recently launched Twitch has been a victor, with fans snapping up the Switch console and a Legend of Zelda game that has become a must-play title for fans. Lire la suite »

New York Times sources say Uber discussing leave for CEO

Uber had hired law firm Perkins Coie to look into the complaints , after a former employee alleged sexual harassment and sexism at the company in a blogpost in February 2017. Uber executive Eric Alexander was sacked on 7 June for mishandling the medical report of a woman who was raped by an Uber employee in India in 2014. Lire la suite »

No change to Brexit plan despite election setback, says Theresa May's spokesman

Ministers are also appealing to European Union leaders and Brussels officials to seize the botched election as a chance to change the terms of Brexit. Failure to reach agreement would probably mean a return to an indefinite period of direct rule from London , since yet another local election would be unlikely to break the logjam between the main parties. Lire la suite »

Lavillenie encore perché à plus de 5,80m — Turku


Après avoir effacé 5.83m à Shanghai, 5.80m à Aix-les-Bains et 5.81m ou Eugene, Renaud Lavillenie a franchi une barre à 5.81m ce mardi lors du meeting de Turku, en Finlande. Stanley Jospeh a terminé cinquième (5,31 m), alors que Kevin Menaldo, qui avait réalisé 5,83 m le 28 mai à Forbach (Moselle), a manqué ses trois tentatives à la mesure d'entrée (5,46 m). Lire la suite »

Tough rough: US Open conditions can rob drama from a major

Open. Even the first and second cut (of intermediate rough) is another 10 yards on top of that", said McIlroy. "I wasn't crying when I saw that rain last night and this morning", he said Tuesday. McIlroy lost in a playoff in South Africa in January - his last tournament before the rib injury - while Day was coping earlier this year with his mother's treatment for lung cancer. Lire la suite »

Rosenstein Says He Wouldn't Fire Special Counsel Mueller Without Good Cause

Chris Ruddy, a friend of Trump's and the chief executive of Newsmax, a United States news outlet, went so far as to suggest the president was already thinking about "terminating" Mueller. Mnuchin: "At times there could be a good shutdown" OPINION: Why Ryan's "ignorance" excuse for Trump won't wash Congress has a pathological spending problem MORE (R-Wis.) on Monday accused the media of ginning up a fake storyline about Trump considering firing Mueller . Lire la suite »

OPEC sees oil market rebalancing at slower pace, says output rises


Brent, the global benchmark, rose 43 cents, or 0.89%, to $48.72 on ICE Futures Europe. Speaking to media in Abuja, the minister made an extensive case for wider cooperation on worldwide oil price control, noting that while OPEC produces about 30 percent of global oil, the rest of the world accounts for the bigger part of total supply, so in order for any price control measures to have any real effect, all producers should begin to " come back to the pot ". Lire la suite »

North Korea releases US citizen Otto Warmbier

Warmbier, 22, was freed more than a year after a North Korean court sentenced him to 15 years in prison and hard labor. It is common for sections of tourist hotels to be reserved for North Korean staff and off-limits to foreigners. We want the world to know how we and our son have been brutalized and terrorized by the pariah regime in North Korea. He claimed that this was part of an American plot against North Korea and begged for forgiveness for his "severe crime". Lire la suite »

Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'


The tension between placating the party's anti-government activist base and avoiding the ire of the vast majority of the rest of America is why we're not likely to see or hear much of anything from the Senate GOP on their plans to repeal and repeal the Affordable Care Act until the last possible minute. Lire la suite »

Xbox One X set for November worldwide release

As games flashed by our screens, however, there was something that fans were holding on for - the price . With 6 Teraflops, 326GB/s of Memory Bandwidth and advanced, custom silicon, the Scorpio Engine is the world's most powerful console gaming processor. Lire la suite »

Sharp questions for Sessions in coming testimony

Mr Comey told the Senate panel he took meticulous notes of each meeting or conversation he had with Mr Trump because "I was honestly concerned that he might lie about the nature of our meeting, and so I thought it really important to document ". Lire la suite »

Turkey sends military assessment team to Qatar

Striking a careful balance, Erdogan stopped short of directly criticizing Saudi Arabia's actions but called on Saudi King Salman to show leadership by solving the crisis. A number of nations, including Turkey, have been engaged in intense diplomatic efforts to find a solution to the crisis between Qatar and the other mostly Arab countries. Lire la suite »

UK PM Theresa May to meet Irish party leader on government formation

Michel Barnier said Theresa May's government must begin talks "very quickly" as he noted that in three months since Article 50 was triggered "we haven't progressed" toward reaching a deal before the looming March 2019 deadline. May called the snap election in April aiming to win a big majority so that Britain would enjoy a strong hand in Brexit negotiations without opposition parties and Tory rebels holding her back. Lire la suite »

Jeff Sessions testifies before Senate intelligence committee

The committee's chairman, Republican Richard Burr , told Sessions the hearing was "your opportunity to separate fact from fiction " and "set the record straight on a number of allegations reported in the press". Sources told CNN last week that the attorney general offered to resign after a series of heated exchanges with the President over his decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe. Lire la suite »

Copy of Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts


And he is certain to be asked about Comey's testimony last week that he urged Sessions not to allow the Federal Bureau of Investigation director to be alone with the president. Charles Schumer of NY, the Senate's top Democrat. In his testimony last week, Mr Comey accused the White House of lying about him and the FBI and repeatedly said he believed he was sacked because of the agency's investigation into Trump-Russia ties. Lire la suite »

British cabinet discussed DUP talks


Foster said her party would go into the talks "with the national interest at heart". May, who ahead of the June referendum supported remaining in the European Union, has promised to start the formal Brexit talks next week but opponents of a sharp break with the European Union took her woes as a chance to push back against her strategy. Lire la suite »

Georgia manhunt: Authorities identify 2 slain prison guards

Billue joined the department in 2007, with Monica beginning in 2009. Rowe has brown hair and blue eyes. He stands around 6-foot-2 and weighs 150 pounds. We need somebody to find this vehicle. They reportedly overpowered the officers on the bus before killing them and escaping. "They may well have dumped that vehicle and stolen another auto". Lire la suite »

Trump to push Obamacare repeal in lunch with senators

The GOP plan to succeed the Affordable Care Act, the American Health Care Act, remains in the Senate after narrowly passing the House last month . It found that the bill could result in 23 million more uninsured Americans. To pass, the bill will need the support of a diverse contingent of Republican Senators-the more conservative members, like Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), and more moderate ones, like Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) and Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK). Lire la suite »