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Hamas Facing 'Perilous Time' with Gaza Electricity Crisis

Most see Abbas's request to slash electricity as a tactic to increase pressure on rival Hamas. It stressed that there had been a "general absence of higher-level responsibility" in Israel for violations in the 2008-09, 2012 and 2014 conflicts in Gaza, " with only a handful of convictions, if any, issued for minor violations, such as theft and looting ". Lire la suite »

Sessions continues to attempt his hard line on marijuana

Alaska is one of eight states where residents voted to legalize adult recreational use of marijuana. In his letter , first obtained by Tom Angell of Massroots .com and verified independently by The Washington Post , Sessions argued that the amendment would "inhibit [the Justice Department's] authority to enforce the Controlled Substances Act". Lire la suite »

Fatalities confirmed in massive London building fire

She said there were "a number" of fatalities. "All our warnings fell on deaf ears and we predicted that a catastrophe like this was inevitable", the group said after the fire broke out. Cladding had been added to the outside of the building, blamed by some residents for helping the fire to spread so quickly. There are 120 apartments in the building. Lire la suite »

Suspect in congressional baseball practice shooting identified as James T. Hodgkinson


The gunman who opened fire on congressional Republicans during a baseball practice in Virginia Wednesday is from IL, sources told NBC News . Hodgkinson, 66, is from IL, according to authorities. The Post also talked to an acquaintance of Hodgkinson. "It's time to destroy Trump & Co.", he reportedly posted on the social media website. Charles Orear, a restaurant manager from St. Lire la suite »

The Senate Intelligence Committee Let Jeff Sessions Off The Hook


He is being questioned by lawmakers regarding his recusal from the Russian investigation and to what extent he played a role in the firing of now-former FBI Director James Comey . Sessions said that Trump had not invoked executive privilege - the legal doctrine that the president enjoys some confidentiality in communications with advisors - to muzzle the attorney general. Lire la suite »

Rand Paul: Scalise's presence at congressional baseball practice most likely prevented 'massacre'


Gabrielle Giffords , who was the target of an assassination attempt in 2011, has spoken out on Twitter in support of those affected after a gunman opened fire on members of Congress at a community baseball field on Wednesday morning. Senator Paul said there was a tough decision to make: whether to run or not. "The Capitol Hill police, from my understanding, is incredibly fearless and probably saved the lives of everybody there". Lire la suite »

Fatalities confirmed as huge fire rips through Grenfell Tower in west London


The Metropolitan Police confirmed an evacuation attempt is still underway and a number of people are being treated for a range of injuries. " In my 29 years of being a firefighter I have never ever seen anything of this scale ". Though the fire is largely extinguished, flames are still licking out of parts of the building. It was as silent as it could be. "For those who wish to donate clothing / blankets / toiletries / food, you can do so at #QPR'S Main Entrance on South Africa Road", the ... Lire la suite »

European Union sees Brexit talks delay after vote shock


The socially conservative, pro-Brexit Democratic Unionist Party's 10 seats are enough to give the right-wing Conservatives a fragile but workable majority, which May said would allow her to negotiate a successful exit from the EU. British voters failed to deliver a widely expected parliamentary majority for the Conservative party in Thursday's general election, dealing a major blow to Prime Minister Theresa May just days ahead of hard Brexit talks with the EU. Lire la suite »

Trump pleased with Sessions testimony


In light of his recusal from the Russian Federation investigation, he said that he does not receive briefings on the investigation and does not have any more information than what is publicly reported and said he doesn't read that information closely. Lire la suite »

Kevin Durant Did What He Came To Do

We were able to get them previous year, they went on and got one of the best players this league has ever seen. This year, the Warriors didn't blow a 3-1 lead in the finals; they took it home to Oakland to win the series and cement their place as a team to be reckoned with. Lire la suite »

Sony unveils new Spider-man game at E3 expo


Sony's PlayStation Plus subscription service , which offers access to online multiplayer, store discounts and free games, has reached 26.4 million paid subscribers as of March 2017. The main show started with an epic story trailer for Uncharted: The Lost Legacy . Hopefully we will get an update on FF VII Remake here in the near future; even if it is just another teaser trailer. Lire la suite »

Spider-Man PS4 Gameplay Trailer from Sony's E3 Presentation

Sony actually had a pre-show before its E3 2017 presentation with new trailers for the likes of Knack 2 and Gran Turismo Sport . The popularity of Sony's PlayStation 4 console continues to grow as the Sony Interactive Entertainment announce that the PS4 has cumulatively sold though (to retailers) over 60.40 million units. Lire la suite »

Collusion with Russian Federation a "detestable and appalling lie": Sessions

That's significant in that it corroborates that conversation took place and that Comey felt it was improper. But he said essentially that he was flustered by a question from Sen. The president has denied asking Comey to drop the Flynn matter. "No", Comey said. "Not with President Trump". But that changed Tuesday, with a variety of Republicans coming to Sessions' (and the White House's) aide. Lire la suite »

Cosby arrives for Day 3 of jury deliberations

The jury deliberated for four hours Monday night before retreating back to the hotel where they have been sequestered since the start of the trial. O'Neill had made clear that returning jurors home was a priority and has suggested he would encourage them to deliberate late into the evening. Lire la suite »

No UK govt deal likely Wednesday due to London fire: DUP

Yesterday, May had faced the tough 1922 Committee of her party's backbench MPs amid a brewing rebellion within the ranks after her gamble to call a snap general election backfired, leaving the Tories eight seats short of a majority. Michael Gove , a former leadership rival, who was appointed environment secretary after losing his post as justice secretary in May's cabinet reshuffle previous year, said the PM is the ideal candidate to lead the country through Brexit. Lire la suite »

Arsenal midfielder Ramsey scores 'panenka' penalty in same stadium it was invented


And, as they return to Serbia for Sunday's crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier, the Stoke midfielder says he and his teammates will be determined to set the record straight in Belgrade. Savage said: "On the back of a fantastic Euros and then not the greatest qualifying campaign, without [Neil] Taylor and Gareth Bale which are huge blows, it's a very inexperience squad and it's going to be very hard". Lire la suite »

Trump and allies get in way of White House messaging -- again


Here's a look at Trump's success since he became president in 71 photos. First Lady Melania Trump asked supporters last week for "help to make it a birthday my husband will never forget". Protesters will also be out "celebrating" with plans for a "national day of anti-Trump events" put on by a group called Rise and Resist, Newsweek reported. Lire la suite »

Le chef de la diplomatie de Bahreïn en Turquie — Crise du Golfe

Selon l'agence de presse, l'entretien s'est tenu à l'initiative du secrétaire d'État américain Rex Tillerson, qui avait demandé vendredi à l'Arabie saoudite et aux autres États du Golfe d'alléger leur blocus du Qatar. Tillerson, a estimé que l'isolement du Qatar n'était " pas un blocus", alors que M. Tillerson avait plaidé la semaine dernière pour un allègement du " blocus " du Qatar. Lire la suite »