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North Korea confirms successful missile test - state media


North Korea is well within its rights to test a cruise missile in worldwide waters. North Korea has tested successfully anti-ship cruise missiles in its latest firing. Diplomats at the United Nations denounced Thursday's launches as yet another provocation by North Korea , though no immediate meeting of the Security Council has been planned. Read More »

Rights group criticizes use of white phosphorous against IS


Human Rights Watch (HRW), the charity, today said that the chemical bomb was probably dropped by western military planes on a Raqqa internet café where 20 people were killed. The group is also under pressure in its self-styled capital Raqqa in Syria, with increased US-led coalition, opposition group and Syrian government attacks. Read More »

Key takeaways from Jeff Sessions' testimony


Al Franken. In January, during his confirmation hearing, Sessions told the Minnesota Democrat that he "did not have communications with the Russians". Mr Sessions , in his first public testimony on Capitol Hill since his January confirmation hearing, suggested he's only aware of the intelligence community's conclusion that Russian Federation attempted to undermine the election because of media reports . Read More »

France and England unite to honour Manchester and London victims


A minute's silence then preceded the kickoff, with England and France players alternating around the centre circle. Hart suffered some criticism for failing to do better with the free-kicks he conceded against Scotland, but Southgate suggests that hasn't played a part in his decision to not play him against France . Read More »

Casualties as Massive Fire Engulfs 27-storey London Tower Block


London mayor Sadiq Khan said that he was "devastated" at the scenes that were unfolding at Greenfell, and vowed to provide answers for those in the city. London Metropolitan Police would say only that "a number of people are being treated for a range of injuries". It is feared that many have been trapped inside the blazing building, as the fire broke out on early Wednesday. Read More »

USA hackers could have framed Russian Federation in election hack — Putin tells NBC

But the interview produced little that was new. Officials at those organizations have said Putin personally " ordered an influence campaign " in an intelligence report ordered by former President Barack Obama. Russian President, Vladimir Putin says, he has no knowledge of a reported pre-inauguration proposal by President Donald Trump's son in law and top aide Jared Kushner to set up a secret, bug-proof communications channel with the Kremlin. Read More »

Deux ados se perdent pendant 3 jours dans les catacombes — Paris


Au total, il aura fallu quatre heures de recherche aux pompiers et leurs équipes cynophiles. Les pompiers, grâce à leurs chiens spécialisés dans ce type d'intervention, ont pu remonter la tracer des adolescents qui étaient en état d'hypothermie, ce qui a nécessité leur hospitalisation. Read More »

Un surveillant pris en otage à la prison de Villenauxe-la-Grande


Aucune revendication n'aurait été émise. La directrice interrégionale des services pénitentiaires de Strasbourg et la préfète de l'Aube se rendent notamment sur les lieux où est activée une cellule de crise . D'après la Chancellerie, l'équipe régionale d'intervention et de sécurité (ERIS) de Paris a été sollicitée pour débuter les négociations. Il compte actuellement 444 personnes détenues, selon le ministère. Read More »

Senators Accuse Sessions Of 'Stonewalling' On Russia Inquiry


In a similar exchange last week , Harris was cut off by McCain when she posed a question to Deputy Attorney Rod Rosenstein and Burr ended up stepping in and asked Harris to let Rosenstein speak. Sessions recused himself on March 2 after reports emerged that he had twice met with the Russian ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak , during the election, contradicting his statements under oath in his Senate confirmation hearing that he did not have contacts with Russians during the ... Read More »

Sessions Denies Third Meeting With Russian Ambassador

Those calls have escalated since fired FBI Director Comey cryptically told lawmakers last week that the bureau had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did from the investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential election . Read More »

Donald Trump Jr. appears to contradict father's account of private Comey meeting

While disputing Comey's testimony, Trump castigated the entire hearing as "just an excuse" for Democrats to blame their election loss on a false narrative about Russian Federation. US Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke (L) and US Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao (C) watch US President Donald Trump speaks wave during his visit to the US Department of Transportation June 9, 2017 in Washington, DC. Read More »

Real Madrid defends Ronaldo from tax fraud accusations


It continued to say Ronaldo , 32, had used a shell company based in the Virgin Islands to "create a screen in order to hide his total income from Spain's tax office". There are of course plenty of similarities with Leo Messi , who has famously had plenty of issues with the tax man in Spain . Soccer stud Cristiano Ronaldo does not mind taking off his clothes and we are more than fine with that. Read More »

Beyond Good And Evil 2 Is Announced

Beyond Good And Evil 2 takes place many years before that happened, starring a nameless new protagonist and her liberally swearing pirate monkey pal. Beyond Good and Evil 2's solar system will be presented as a "massive, seamless online environment", and Ancel promises you can explore Beyond Good and Evil 2's universe by yourself or with friends. Read More »

New Mexico Senator frustrated by Sessions' refusal to answer questions


If Comey had information that Sessions would need to recuse himself, he said, that would have been "double reason" to talk to Boente. Sessions reiterated Tuesday those meetings were in his capacity as a lawmaker and not about the campaign. I am concerned that the president still does not recognize the severity of the threat. Sessions was sworn in February 9 but did not actually step away from the investigation until March 2, the day after The Washington Post reported on his two previously ... Read More »

Kamala Harris Silenced During Sessions Meeting

How was Senator Harris hysterical? Sessions: I don't recall that. And then, during the Sessions testimony, it happened again: Harris keeps getting interrupted by the GOP , and it's more than fair to ask why they seem to be singling her out. Read More »

Multiple fatalities in overnight London high rise fire


Some 200 firefighters and 40 fire trucks were deployed to the scene and emergency workers were battling to get the fire under control. " All our warnings fell on deaf ears and we predicted that a catastrophe like this was inevitable and just a matter of time", said the Grenfell Action Group on its blog site. Read More »

The Upcoming iPad Refresh Is Almost a Do-or-Die for Apple


So said Apple's Greg "Joz" Joswiak, on stage at WWDC 2017, waxing lyrical about the new 10.5-inch Apple iPad Pro's display. There is little reason to consider an iPad Pro, which starts at about $649, if you are not also planning to purchase the optional $159 Apple Smart Keyboard or $99 Apple Pencil . Read More »

How to get the Pride Reaction on Facebook

A Salt & Straw rep told us that the special Skittles Rainbow Sherbet flavor took quite a bit of intricate work to create. Then, a different shade of sherbet was mixed individually with each color of Skittles to ensure the colors remained in tact. Read More »

Va. governor: 'There are too many guns on the streets'


The House of Representatives were reportedly scheduled to hear debates on whether it should be easier for Americans to get silencers for guns on Wednesday-just hours after a gunman fired on several GOP congressmen and aides at a baseball field in Virginia , sending Rep. Read More »

The One Quote No One Noticed During Jeff Sessions' Testimony

Testifying at a Senate hearing, Mr Sessions said it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest that he participated in or was aware of any collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. Whether he does so "depends on the scope of the questions", White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters Monday, saying it would be "premature" to say how Sessions will act. Read More »

Texas Rep. Joe Barton At Virginia Shooting With Son

Sen. Paul said Scalise was hit around 2nd base and that others were also hit. "By definition, (the shooter is) a sicko, so I'm going not leap to policy conclusions just yet". Paul said he looked onto the field from the batting cages and noticed Scalise was " shot but moving" and was "trying to drag himself through the dirt out into the outfield". Read More »

Qui sont les Français qui se sont abstenus au premier tour — Législatives


En marche vers une victoire écrasante aux législatives. Les titres des quotidiens nationaux de lundi ne laissent aucun doute sur la couleur de la future "chambre bleu Macron" (L'Humanité). Depuis l'entrée en vigueur en 2002 du quinquennat et la coïncidence entre scrutin présidentiel et législatives (le mandat des députés étant de cinq ans), les Français ont aussi tendance à donner mécaniquement une majorité au président tout juste élu. Read More »