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Voice of anger amongst those who live around Grenfell Tower

Firefighters continued to pick their way through the burnt-out wreckage of the building Friday. His comments came as Prime Minister Theresa May ordered a full public inquiry into the disaster. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip have paid tribute to London firefighters whose bravery prevented a greater loss of life in the high-rise fire. Read More »

Trump is now under investigation. Here's why he should blame himself


He called accusations of collusion "an appalling and detestable lie" and derided the suggestion last week by Comey that there were "problematic" issues that forced Sessions to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe. Sen. "So, I need to be correct as best I can", Sessions said. "Will you let me qualify it?" "You and I agree that the American people deserve a full accounting of attempts to meddle in both our democratic processes and the impartial administration of justice ..." ... Read More »

US Defence Secretary James Mattis pressurises China over N.Korea


The sanctions came in response to ongoing ballistic missile tests by Pyongyang. In his speech at the first plenary session of the event, which is also known as the Shangri-La Dialogue, the Trump Administration official included Taiwan in its regional strategic partnership with countries in the Asian region for the first time since the summit was launched in 2002. Read More »

Jeff Sessions Dodges Trump Questions, Angering Democrats


Sessions' testimony comes days after sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey told the committee that the Russian Federation links were undeniable , that he was fired for investigating them and that the Trump administration had openly lied to the American people. Read More »

US President investigated for potential obstruction of justice

But how hard would it be for Trump to move from deciding that the investigation is a "witch hunt" being orchestrated by his enemies - as he appeared to tweet Thursday - to deciding that it has been "compromised", meaning that it is illegitimate, giving him ample grounds to move to end it? Mueller, who was appointed as special counsel by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on May 17, is investigating possible coordination between the Kremlin and the Trump campaign to influence the 2016 ... Read More »

Korean firms, restricts trade of food, cosmetics: KITA

Beijing sees the installation of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery on South Korean soil as a security threat, although Seoul insists the USA advanced missile defense system is not aimed at China and targets North Korea's missile threats alone. Read More »

GOG.com Summer Sale Has Just Begun


As an added incentive, everyone's first purchase during the sale will include a free copy of Rebel Galaxy . For instance you can grab The Witcher 3: GOTY Edition for 50% off the normal price. You can see all of them over at the GOG website . A total of 40 games can be given the GOG Connect treatment, including The Walking Dead: Season 1 , Amnesia: the Dark Descent , and Brutal Legend . Read More »

Trump under probe for possible obstruction of justice


The move to investigate the US President comes after Mr Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey on May 9, according to the The Post . It is the most significant sign that Mueller's investigation is extending beyond questions of Russian interference in the 2016 election. About a week later, Mueller was appointed as special counsel to lead his own probe. Read More »

Special counsel reviewing whether Trump obstructed justice

The reality is former Director Comey suggests the president tried to influence the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Trump also asked Comey to drop an investigation into his former national security adviser Michael Flynn , according to Comey's testimony. Read More »

Chuck Schumer trolls Trump with parody of Cabinet meeting


At least one report by The Hill titled: "Trump says he's accomplished more than anyone but FDR in six months", the cabinet meeting was supposed to show that the administration is "getting things done" even as the weight of the Russian Federation investigation comes down hard with hearings and reports about further developments that special prosecutor Mueller is broadening his probe. Read More »

Special Counsel Looking Into Possible Obstruction of Justice by Trump

Comey reveals during a House Intelligence Committee hearing that the FBI is performing an investigation into possible connections between the Kremlin and members of Trump's campaign. He also was entangled in the events leading up the dismissal of Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser, who originally misled Pence about his contact with Russian officials - incorrect claims that Pence himself then repeatedly publicly. Read More »

Sony: Over 60M PS4 Consoles and 487M Games Sold

Last night at E3, Sony showed off almost nine minutes of gameplay from Insomniac's upcoming Spider-Man game. Sony also announced that led by titles such as Horizon: Zero Dawn , which has sold 3.4 million copies itself, total software sales for the PlayStation 4 has passed 487.8 million units at both retails stores and digital downloads. Read More »

London fire victims 'may never be identified'

Seventy-four people were being treated in hospitals, 20 of them in critical condition. The announcement to probe the incident came after London Mayor Sadiq Khan demanded an urgent investigation into the tragedy. A series of fires around the world have heightened concern that cladding systems are providing both a means for fire to spread through buildings. Anthony Blakemore, a Londoner who like Adele visited Grenfell Tower last night, said on Twitter that "the strength of the ... Read More »

Angry Trump decries being target of Russian Federation probe


The probe Mueller "marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation , which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin", The Washington Post reported yesterday. Read More »

Nebraska's unemployment rate falls to 2.9 percent


The job losses were somewhat offset by growth in trade, transportation and warehousing, 3,400; government, 2,400; construction, 1,400; financial activities, 300; and education and health services, 100. That represents the number of people working or actively looking for a job. The state agency says the overall labor force decreased by about 5,500 people to 2.3 million. Read More »

Awadi dément, la Raddho freine — Caution de Khalifa


Un groupe de personnalités politiques, religieuses et du monde de la culture ont initié une campagne de levée de fonds pour payer sa caution, fixée à 1,8 milliard. (...) Pour les populations dakaroises, cette arrestation brutale et injuste s'inscrit dans la suite d'une série de tracasseries de toutes sortes sans cesse dressées à l'encontre de la municipalité. Read More »

RDC-Des personnalités africaines tirent la sonnette d'alarme


Et d'appeler le gouvernement congolais et la communauté internationale à " fournir les ressources nécessaires à l'organisation des élections dans les délais prévus " par l'Accord. Ce sont à la fois " la lettre et l'esprit de l'Accord qui ne sont pas respectés, mettant ainsi en danger une transition non-violente, que nous croyons vitale pour la prospérité et la stabilité futures de la RDC ". Read More »

President Trump May Be Under Investigation for Possible Obstruction of Justice


Mueller has been building a team of investigators for a wide-ranging inquiry into Russia's meddling in the 2016 US presidential campaign and whether any associates of President Donald Trump colluded in that effort. Now, the probe has set its sights on the man at the top of the pyramid: President Trump himself. The abrupt dismissal of Comey prompted Trump's critics to charge that the president was trying to interfere with a criminal investigation. Read More »

Woman who urged boyfriend to kill himself found guilty of manslaughter


FILE - In this August 24, 2015 file photo, Michelle Carter listens to defense attorney Joseph P. Cataldo argue for an involuntary manslaughter charge against her to be dismissed at Juvenile Court in New Bedford, Mass. Prosecutors have argued that Carter's text messages support their claim that Carter caused Roy's death by "wantonly and recklessly" helping him poison himself. Read More »

Romanian Ruling Party to Introduce No-Confidence Vote


The reason cited for this drastic action by the party was that the PM did not implement the coalition government's program and is also planning to file a no-confidence motion against him in parliament on Monday along with its junior coalition partner ALDE to remove him from the position. Read More »

Microsoft won't be making any money on the Xbox One X

Effectively, Microsoft is hoping to make the premier 4k graphics machine. "Essentially, it is a more powerful Xbox One S ", he told TechNewsWorld. That said, power comes with price; that price being a hefty $500. Most curiously EA has already confirmed Madden 18 and Need For Speed: Payback for the enhanced treatment, but not the PlayStation-affiliated Federation Internationale de Football Association. Read More »

Microsoft Won't Make a Profit Selling Xbox One X

Upcoming Xbox games, and many older games, will run smoother and look noticeably better when played on the X. This is particularly important for rendering high res textures, since both consoles aim to offer 4K quality. GC: It's the only number that affects gameplay and yet it's the only one you two never go on about! The fact that Microsoft is not making a profit on the Xbox One X now, however, could not be considered surprising at all. Read More »