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Apple Reorients Strategy to Rejuvenate its iPad Product Line

On the PCMark suite, the iPad Pro scores 3263 for graphics performance , a small improvement compared with last year's 12.9-inch iPad Pro (3163). Sure, if you get your iPad Pro 10.5 now it will be a free upgrade to iOS 11 later. As far as its camera is concerned, it is similar to that of iPhone 7 . Lire la suite »

London fire: death toll could rise over 100

Harrowing accounts emerged of people trapped inside as the blaze destroyed everything around them, shouting for help and trying to escape through windows using makeshift ropes made from bedsheets. Witnesses said the blaze tore through the high-rise's exterior cladding within minutes and seemed to offer a path for it to leap from floor to floor. Lire la suite »

Malaysia Airlines flight forced to turn back over bomb scare

The Malaysia Airlines flight , MH128, departed Tullamarine Airport at 11.11pm Wednesday bound for Kuala Lumpur , and was scheduled to arrive at the Malaysian capital at 5.28am Thursday. "Counter-terrorism response and protocols kicked in. for us that meant having the plane isolated, and as soon as practicable, getting the passengers off the plane safely and dealing with the offender", Ashton said. Lire la suite »

Comment Macron a organisé la prise du Palais Bourbon — Législatives

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Les listes écologistes ont recueilli 4,30% des suffrages. Jamais un président de la République n'avait obtenu un pourcentage aussi faible lors des élections législatives qui suivaient son accession à l'Elysée. Les Républicains et leurs alliés seraient la première force d'opposition, avec une centaine de députés, devant le Parti socialiste et ses alliés, la France insoumise et le Parti communiste, puis le Front national . Lire la suite »

Bernie Sanders Condemns 'Despicable' Alexandria Shooter, 'Apparently' Former Campaign Volunteer

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Neighbors tell CBS News they have not seen him in months. A review by 25 Investigates found Hodgkinson's political frustration stretched back long before President Trump and some of the current Republican leaders came into power. "It was not threatening". We wish for a full and speedy recovery for those injured, and a nation where anyone can play ball in a public park, or participate in politics, without fear of being shot. Lire la suite »

London apartment fire death toll rises to 17

Fire safety engineers were stunned at how rapidly the fire spread, engulfing the building in less than an hour in the middle of the night and preventing firefighters from reaching many trapped inside. "However, in the wake of the fire in London, we are working closely with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service about additional advice which can be given to tenants and residents. Lire la suite »

May orders public inquiry into tower fire

She returned to Downing Street without making any remarks. Families were also concerned about two young Italian architects who were missing. Gottardi told his father in separate calls that suffocating smoke in the stairs kept them inside their apartment and awaiting rescue. Lire la suite »

House back in session as lawmakers offer prayers for wounded

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The motive for the shooting remained unclear but authorities were zeroing in on the life of James T. Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old man from IL, in the months and weeks before Wednesday morning's shooting . Authorities are investigating the incident but have not identified a motive. Rep. Mo Brooks, an Alabama Republican , said his colleague "crawled into the outfield, leaving a trail of blood". Lire la suite »

Probes launched amid grim search for London fire victims

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Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy said he "hoped" the final death toll "does not reach treble figures". "We do believe that the number will sadly increase", he said . The area has a large immigrant population, but many families have lived in the area for years, passing their low-rent homes onto their children. In stark contrast to the PM's reception, Corbyn was welcomed by the community, with residents heard telling him: " The country needs you ". Lire la suite »

Cosby Rape Trial Heads To Jury; Defense Called Only One Witness

It was read to them by the judge. The jury in Bill Cosby's trial was sent home Monday night after spending about four hours considering the sexual assault allegations against the 79-year-old comedian. Authorities had declined to charge Cosby when she first came forward in 2005. His deposition was sealed for years until a judge released parts in 2015 at the request of The Associated Press, prompting a new set of prosecutors to take a fresh look at the case and charge him. Lire la suite »

Bike sharing startup Mobike raises $600M led by Tencent

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According to Wang, the company will also increase investment in R&D of its Internet of Things network and new technologies, including artificial intelligence and intelligent hardware, as it seeks to boost its competitive edge over rivals, and improve its user experience globally. Lire la suite »

European Union calls on Britain to clarify Brexit stance following snap elections

An initial round of talks between May and DUP leader Arlene Foster ended with no agreement on Tuesday, although both sides said they were hopeful, with talks to resume Wednesday. Even the idea of an alliance is complicated, however. The 1998 Good Friday Agreement - also referred to as the Belfast Agreement - commits the United Kingdom and Irish Governments to demonstrate "rigorous impartiality" in their dealings with the different political traditions in Northern Ireland. Lire la suite »

Congressman's condition 'more difficult' than first thought

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Tyson Foods lobbyist Matt Mika underwent surgery but is still believed to be in critical condition . He participated in practices to lend a hand for love of the game in general and the Congressional Baseball Game in particular. Some 30 spectators watched the proceedings from the visitors' galleries. Chief Matthew R. Verderosa of the United States Capitol Police said in a statement that the injured agents were doing well. Lire la suite »

Cristiano Ronaldo accused of tax fraud by Spanish state prosecutor

Real Madrid are adamant that star Cristiano Ronaldo will "prove his total innocence" after a lawsuit was filed against him for alleged tax fraud. Ronaldo is the latest high-profile footballer to run afoul of Spain's tax man. Last month, tax officials said Ronaldo had adjusted his tax declarations and paid an extra €6m in 2014. Lire la suite »

London fire: PM May orders public inquiry

She said "a good half" of the building had yet to be searched in detail, adding: "It is the upper floors which will be more challenging and will need some additional shoring up for us to be able to get in there". The residents reportedly had previously warned management that their requests to fix the building's slew of problems would only be addressed after losses of life. Lire la suite »

Adele Comforted Survivors At A Vigil For London's Grenfell Tower Fire

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But for now, authorities are still struggling to find out how many people were actually in the 24-storey building when the fire started in the early hours of Wednesday. I feel very angry that it was possible for the fire to spread in the way it did. "Within two-and-a-half hours that building melted in front of my eyes I must have seen over 25 people dying in front of my own eyes". Lire la suite »

Russian President Putin accuses BBC of supporting jailed opposition leader Navalny

In his testimony before the US Senate last week, Comey said there was "no doubt" that Russia interfered in November's presidential election , and said that the plot reached to the highest echelons of Russian state. "Turn a globe and point your finger anywhere, you will find American interests and interference there". It's clearly a sign of an escalating domestic political struggle. Lire la suite »

Cops: Suspect in 3 deaths may be involved in 2 more killings

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Police officers forced entry into the home this morning and were able to take the person, George Brinkman , into custody by utilizing a stun gun, police said. They said a woman who was in the house with him was unharmed. An Ohio sheriff says the suspect in the deaths of a woman and her college-age daughters is also believed to have killed a married couple in another city. Lire la suite »

Tillerson waters down statement that Palestinians 'changed policy' of terror payments

David Stacy, government affairs director of the Human Rights Campaign, said in a statement Tillerson's response during the hearing far from sufficient. "They indicated to me they were in the process of changing that". "I think this remark came as a surprise to the senators, as he presented it as a collective opinion of all the US' allies and not just the administration of President Trump ", he told Sputnik. Lire la suite »

Congress heads back to work after shooting

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Until recently, Hodgkinson ran a home-inspection business out of his house in southern IL. The gunman who critically wounded a Republican congressman during a shooting rampage at a baseball field was described by neighbors Wednesday as "obnoxious" about politics and "reckless" with his firearms. Lire la suite »

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 »