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Russian Journalists Appeal to US Media's Professionalism

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Mr Donald Trump on Thursday (May 11) urged Russian Federation and Ukraine to "make peace", in a tweet accompanied by two photos of the United States president posing with top diplomats from the rival countries. "That's the problem with the Russians ", the official went on, according to CNN. On Wednesday, administration officials barred the American press from the oval office . Lire la suite »

WH again postpones Paris climate pact meeting as Macron jabs Trump

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Ivanka Trump has meanwhile become a talisman for those who believe she can be a moderating influence on her father. Climate negotiators are now meeting in Bonn to start drafting a guide for member countries to carry out the accord. President Trump is expected to make a final announcement by the end of the month. Trump will "come to a decision on what's in the best interest of the United States using the expertise that surrounds him", he said. Lire la suite »

DA's handling of Betty Shelby charges was disrespectful, homicide sergeant testifies

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Prosecutors got a small victory when they questioned Shelby's drug recognition instructor. Eldridge made a point to say that only one percent of officers in the entire country are DREs. White testified that Crutcher's behavior compelled her to call 911. Janelle White told jurors she got out of her auto after seeing a man she later learned to be Crutcher mumbling while staring into his vehicle. Lire la suite »

Trump reassures Abbas at the White House

Hosting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel in February, Trump said he would be fine with a two-state or a one-state solution as long as the two sides were satisfied. Hamas on Tuesday released a policy document that for the first time indicates a willingness to accept the idea of a Palestinian state within the borders that emerged after the 1967 Arab-Israeli war, although it stops short of recognizing Israel. Lire la suite »

300 migrants tentent de forcer la barrière frontalière — Melilla

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Les autorités espagnoles et marocaines ont empêché 100 migrants de traverser la barrière qui sépare le Maroc de l'enclave de Sebta, indique l'agence de presse espagnole EFE . En février, 850 sont parvenus à passer en seulement quatre jours. L'Espagne a d'ailleurs aussi annoncé en mars une hausse de la capacité d'accueil de ces centres pour migrants pour cette année, ces derniers passant de 4.500 à 8.500 places. Lire la suite »

We don't want North Korea at Silk Road Summit: US to China

China's president will host nearly 30 world leaders in Beijing on Sunday at the first Belt and Road Forum, a soft-power push backed by hundreds of billions of dollars for infrastructure projects. Among those are: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, president of the World Bank Jim Yong Kim, and managing-director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde. Lire la suite »

Confederate Jefferson Davis Statue Removed

The city isn't saying when it will dismantle the Lee and Beauregard monuments. In 2015, the city chose to take them down, and a USA appeals court ruled in March that it had the right to proceed. "I believe we must remember all of our history, but we need not revere it", Landrieu added. "The longer it takes to go ahead and rip off the Band-Aid, the longer this wound will fester", he told Reese. Lire la suite »

Gunman found dead after killing Ohio police chief, 2 nursing home workers

Kirkersville Police Chief Eric Disario was shot on a street near the Pine Kirk Care Center. Long said that case also involved Medrano, who lived on Oakland Avenue and worked at the nursing home, 205 E. The shooting occurred in Kirkersville , about 25 miles from Columbus, just days before the start of National Police Week, which includes National Peace Officers Memorial Day on Monday. Lire la suite »

Coroner reopens case of bullied 8-year-old who killed self

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Within 48 hours, he hanged himself in his bedroom, prompting an investigation by Cincinnati police. Amy Henson's daughter attends the same school as Gabriel. "The video also has been shared with (Taye's) family's attorneys". Gabriel only disclosed to his mother that his stomach was hurting. Although the school didn't disclose the nature of the incident at that time, they did advise the mother to take him to the hospital "to be checked out", as reported by the New York Post . Lire la suite »

N. Korea Belatedly Covers Election of Pres. Moon Jae

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During his call with Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe, the two leaders agreed that their countries must not let their hard history hamper co-operation in dealing with North Korea's nuclear program, Moon's office said. In total, Kim received more than 80 orders from South Korean intelligence services, according to the North Korean ambassador. South Korea and the United States began deploying the THAAD system in March and it has since become operational. Lire la suite »

China trade deal is big, but not that big

The plan does not address any tech-related issues championed by the USA tech industry, such as intellectual property protection, prohibition of data localization requirements and addressing the Chinese-government backed subsidies aimed to grow the country's domestic semiconductor sector. Lire la suite »

Gunmen kill 10 labourers in Pakistan's Gwadar

They then fled the scene. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Suspected separatists often target non-native labourers in the province. The city administration Gwadar has confirmed all the victims belonged to Naushero Feroz, city of Sindh. Lire la suite »

Pilgrims await pope at Fatima for canonization ceremony

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Pope Francis is urging Catholics to "tear down all walls" and go to the peripheries to spread peace and justice. The Holy Father made the remarks in his homily at the Mass which he gave after the rite of canonization. While St John Paul II consecrated the entire world to Mary's Immaculate Heart, devotees of Fatima say that this needed to be more specific to Russian Federation. Lire la suite »

Man injured when tornado touches down in Louisiana

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Friday in Baton Rouge . A survey team in the capital city was notified of tornado reports and video of a tornado in the Coursey and Sherwood Forest areas. Just before 10:00 a.m., more than 2,000 customers were reported to be without power, and schools in nearby Ascension Parish were taking precautions against the severe weather, according to the station. Lire la suite »

Federal Bureau of Investigation oath says any individual loyalty pledge can lead 'to tyranny'

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Adam Schiff, the top ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee, in an official statement, called Trump's suggestion that he may have taped Comey "staggering". White house staffers and the president have offered conflicting accounts about why Comey was sacked and the timeline leading up to the decision. Fewer than 48 hours after taking over, McCabe testified in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, asserting that Comey's firing by President Donald Trump has had no ... Lire la suite »

CIA sets up unit to address North Korean threat

USA and South Korean intelligence officials dismissed the accusations. The CIA and the U.S. White House declined to comment on the statement from the North's Ministry of State Security last week. It says he is a North Korean resident of Pyongyang who worked for a time in the Russian Far East. The administration has said, however, that it wants China to use its leverage over North Korea to reach a diplomatic solution to the crisis. Lire la suite »

Attorney general orders tougher sentences, rolling back Obama policy

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The Ashcroft Memo , from which Eric Holder departed, forbade U.S. Attorneys from ever charging the lesser included offense and always charging the most serious readily provable offense. "The opioid and heroin epidemic is a contributor to the recent surge of violent crime in America", Sessions said in remarks prepared for a Thursday speech in Charleston, West Virginia. Lire la suite »

Previewing the NHL's final four

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The Western Conference Final opens with Game 1 from Anaheim on Friday night. Ottawa and Pittsburgh have been receiving contributions from their entire lineups. Anaheim's defense corps is young but has been poised and effective through much of the playoffs. The X-factor in the series is Ducks goalie John Gibson, who has been pulled twice but responded well both times. Lire la suite »

New South Korean president talks to China, Japan leaders

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China says the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (Thaad) undermines its security, as its powerful radar can probe deep into its territory. "The resolution of the North Korean nuclear issue must be comprehensive and sequential, with pressure and sanctions used in parallel with negotiations", Mr Moon's spokesman, Yoon Young-chan, quoted the Korean leader as telling his Chinese counterpart. Lire la suite »

Côte d'Ivoire/International/ Affaire Ben Barka : la France veut déclassifier 89 documents

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A la veille de son départ de l'Elysée, le président français tient sa promesse de rendre publics des documents classés confidentiels émanant du SDECE, le service de contre-espionnage dont le rôle a été central dans l'affaire Ben Barka. Aussi, le comité chargé d'examiner le dossier au ministère de la défense a répondu favorablement à la requête de la déclassification de 89 documents des archives de la Direction générale de la sécurité extérieure (DGSE). Lire la suite »

Jeremy Corbyn expects to lose the General Election to the Conservatives

Opinium had the Conservatives 16 percentage points ahead of Labour on 46 to 30% of those surveyed but another poll by YouGov for the Sunday Times newspaper put them 19 points clear, a six-point increase over last week. Speaking after the final votes were anounced, leader of Ashfield District Council, Councillor Cheryl Butler, said: "I think Brexit has had something to do with it, going under the radar". Lire la suite »