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Brexit: Record number of Brits become German citizens


German authorities say the number of Britons granted German citizenship quadrupled previous year as Britain voted to leave the European Union, though they were still only a small fraction of newly naturalized Germans. 'This is the highest ever level of registered British citizens'. Applications for Irish passports from mainland Britain are up 60% so far this year , following a 40% rise last year, to around 65,000 submissions. Lire la suite »

Trump slams widening Mueller probe

Trump responded to reports he is personally being investigated for obstruction of justice with a characteristic scorched earth defense: claiming mistreatment of historic proportions and calling into question the probity of his accusers. The President has stressed he was not under investigation, and has taken to Twitter to dismiss the entire investigation as a hoax. An obstruction of justice finding could form the basis for Mr Trump's impeachment but such a step would face a steep hurdle ... Lire la suite »

Scalise has more surgery as authorities track shooter's path


Lawmakers called for a new dialogue on lowering the partisan temperature, and Trump urged Americans to come together as he assumed the role of national unifier for one of the first times in his presidency. Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC said he had just left the practice and encountered the apparent gunman in the parking lot before the shooting. The man thanked him. Lire la suite »

Trump hints at major jobs announcement for Wisconsin


Apart from Wisconsin, Michigan state is also in talks with Foxconn. Trump said "we were negotiating with a major, major incredible manufacturer of phones and computers and televisions". That same weekend, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder flew to Asia in an attempt to lure Taiwan-based Foxconn to his state. Snyder has been increasing pressure on MI lawmakers to approve tax incentives for large-scale business expansions in the state as it tries to convince Hon Hai to locate in his state. Lire la suite »

Probes launched as search continues for London fire victims

After an overnight fire killed at least 17 and injured more than 70 people, the Grammy victor paid her respects by visiting the scene. Almost 80 survivors are being treated in hospital, 17 of them in critical condition, and an unspecified number of residents remain missing. Lire la suite »

Hérault : clandestins et cannabis sur un ferry venant du Maroc


Contrôlés à Sète (Hérault) par les douanes, les deux chauffeurs d'un fourgon en provenance du Maroc assuraient qu'ils ne transportaient que des marchandises basiques, comme des meubles et des produits alimentaires. À l'issue de la procédure douanière, le conducteur et le passager du véhicule ont été remis au service régional de la police judiciaire de Montpellier. Lire la suite »

Corbyn's old rival Smith now Labour shadow for Northern Ireland

And in a sign that the left-winger is flexing his muscles, he also stripped Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson of his role as party chairman and gave it to his campaign chief Ian Lavery. He retains the co-national campaign coordinator role alongside Mr Lavery. His new role was one of four new appointments announced as part of a modest reshuffle - with most existing shadow ministers expected to remain in their posts. Lire la suite »

Nintendo Announces Metroid Prime 4 at E3


Fans and critics have been cool to numerous franchise's more recent releases , including 2010's Metroid: Other M And when Metroid Prime: Federation Force debuted at E3 two years ago, it received an angry reaction - the trailer had an overwhelming percentage of dislikes on YouTube . Lire la suite »

CEO of Newsmax: Trump considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller

Janeen Shaheen (D-N.H.)-"the second time in as many months" that he had done so. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said Tuesday he's seen no basis for firing Robert Mueller , the former FBI director he appointed as special counsel to oversee an investigation into potential co-ordination between the Trump presidential campaign and Russian Federation. Lire la suite »

Pence visits Scalise in hospital


He was listed in critical condition Wednesday night at a Washington hospital, which said he will require several more operations. As the bullet traveled across his body, it broke bones, tore up internal organs and caused major internal bleeding. Lire la suite »

Cuomo to make Paul Feinman first gay man on top court


In 1999, Feinman, then a Civil Court Judge, was admonished by the state Commission on Judicial Conduct for having a defendant sit handcuffed for almost two hours after his beeper went off in the courtroom. LGBT groups and five openly gay state lawmakers had urged Cuomo to pick a candidate from the LGBT community, arguing that either Feinman or fellow Associate Justice Rosalyn Richter would be a "superlative choice". Lire la suite »

Apprenticeship instead of college degree? Trump's plan to get people to work


The Secret Service response did not specify whether anyone else inside the White House has set up recording systems, and Trump has maintained secrecy about the possibility of having his own recordings. Spicer told reporters Monday that it "depends on the scope of the questions" and said it was "premature" to say. "You're going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer, don't worry". Lire la suite »

GST to reduce tax liability for home buyers, bring down home prices


With rumors of a possible delay in roll out doing the rounds, the government yesterday clarified that the GST regime is very much on track to roll out from June 25, its designated date. All taxpayers with valid PAN and now registered under any state or central taxes subsumed in GST are being migrated to the GST system through enrolment, which essentially implies validating the data of existing taxpayers and filling the remaining key fields at the GST common portal, which will serve as a ... Lire la suite »

White House without a plan to address debt ceiling


Mulvaney appeared to highlight differences of opinion on how to move forward with lifting the nation's borrowing limit, saying at one point that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin would remain the point person on the debt issue "once we settle on our policy, if we do". Lire la suite »

10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro Available in Apple Stores


Oh, and it's got - if my calculations are correct - nearly 50 per cent less bezels compared to the 9.7-incher. The company has now started marketing the device by rolling out a new 15 second ad showing Windows 10 users that the new iPad Pro is a powerful computer running iOS. Lire la suite »

Attack on lawmakers stirs memories of Giffords shooting


In this March 4, 2015 file photo, former U.S. Rep. The first member of Congress to be killed in office was Rep. Spencer Pettis, D-Miss., Pettis was fatally wounded during a duel with Thomas Biddle on Bloody Island in IL. Drake said she's had protestors get in her face, right in front of her grandson. "Democrats, Republicans, everyone, we must never stop fighting". Lire la suite »

Putin quips he's ready to grant asylum to ex-FBI chief Comey


Russian Federation are hosting this year's tournament and feature in its opening game on Saturday against New Zealand in St Petersburg. Russian Federation does not look on the United States as a foe, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday, as he offered political asylum to fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . Lire la suite »

Puerto Rico gov upholds statehood in vote hit by boycott


Puerto Ricans are US citizens yet they lack certain rights, such as the right to vote in presidential elections. The territory has a nonvoting delegate in Congress , called a resident commissioner. Last month, the territory filed for the biggest municipal bankruptcy in USA history. "This was a democratic process and statehood got a historic 97 percent of the vote". Lire la suite »

Cosby spokesman: Deadlock shows jury has doubts


Some jurors closed their eyes and tilted their heads down as they listened to the police interview. These seven men and five women continue to work in a small room to determine if a man who was once one of the most famous in the world will stay a free man or become accustomed to Pennsylvania's penal system. Lire la suite »

Special Counsel Robert Mueller Will Investigate President Trump

Investigators have also been looking for any evidence of possible financial crimes by Trump associates, the daily said, quoting unnamed U.S. officials. This apparent pivot by the investigative team shows that they have struck out on trying to prove collusion and are now trying to switch to another baseless charge. Lire la suite »

Scalise critical as shooting stokes fears of rhetoric-fueled violence

Sanders said he had been informed that Hodgkinson had volunteered on his presidential campaign. FBI Evidence Response Team members mark evidence at the scene of a multiple shooting in Alexandria , Va., Wednesday, June 14, 2017 , where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., and others, were shot at a congressional baseball practice. Lire la suite »

Fate of Cop Who Killed Castile in Jury's Hands

A Minnesota jury will have to decide whether a police officer was justified when he fatally shot a black motorist just seconds after the elementary school cafeteria worker informed him he had a gun. Castile is then heard saying, "Sir, I have to tell you, I do have a firearm on me". "Yanez did not wait until he was sure....he got nervous and put his safety above everyone else", Paulsen said. Lire la suite »

NORC poll: Just 1 in 5 support Trump's move to fire Comey

A spokesman for Mueller's team declined to comment on Wednesday. Former FBI Director James Comey , who was sacked by Trump, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who recommended Comey's dismissal and has recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation, both have testified. Lire la suite »