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About 4000 more US troops to go to Afghanistan

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There are at present 8,400 USA troops in Afghanistan . He also insisted it does not give him "carte blanche" to decide on troop numbers himself, stressing that there will still be an interagency process to review an overall strategy for Afghanistan that the president will ultimately approve. Lire la suite »

Trump to announce new Cuba policy on Friday

According to reports by one US official who had seen the president's memorandum on the issue, the rollback will include a tightening of travel restricitons on USA citizens travelling to the island and a restriction on USA business dealings with companies tied to Cuba's military. Lire la suite »

Ireland's Unionists Say Talks With UK Gov't Going Well, Hope for Success

While the details of the proposed deal are yet to be made public, the ruling Conservatives have said a lose alliance is expected rather than a formal coalition government. "My preoccupation is that time is passing - it's passing quicker than anyone believes - because the subjects we need to deal with are extraordinarily complex from a technical, judicial and financial point of view". Lire la suite »

Wyden opposes President Trump's Cuba moves

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Which might be the opposite of what Cuba's current president wants. James Williams, the president of the advocacy group, Engage Cuba, told Bloomberg that the people behind this policy might have never been to Cuba. "The President instructed Treasury to issue regulations that will end individual people-to-people travel", the department said in a statement. That means US travelers now booked on flights to Cuba in the next few weeks or months could make the trip. Lire la suite »

L'incendie pourrait avoir fait 65 morts

Selon toujours le chef de la police, l'incendie , qui s'est déclaré dans la nuit de mardi 13 juin, est désormais totalement éteint . " Ce serait un miracle de retrouver des survivants", a déploré plus tôt la responsable des pompiers de Londres , Dany Cotton au site Sky News , soulignant que la violence du feu et la chaleur laissaient peu de chance aux personnes qui n'ont pas pu s'échapper du brasier . Lire la suite »

Le Bosphore devient turquoise après une "explosion de plancton"

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D'autres ont suggéré une conséquence du séisme qui a frappé la côte égéenne lundi . Selon Ahmet Cemal Saydam, professeur en science environnementale à l'université de Hacettepe, cette couleur extravagante aurait été provoquée par la prolifération d'une certaine espèce de plancton . Lire la suite »

Sheriff: 'Multiple fatalities' in Florida shooting

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He lived alone in Central Florida with no immediate family nearby, and given his circumstances, officials believe that the Orlando shooting was premeditated and planned out in advance. "Family people. My heart goes out to all their families". The Associated Press talked with Shelley Adams , whose sister, Sheila McIntrye, works for the company and was in the bathroom when shots rang out. Lire la suite »

Gillespie, Northam Win In Virginia Primaries

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He energized many new-to-politics voters who oppose Trump but was ultimately unable to expand the universe of Democratic primary voters enough to counter Northam's advantages. "I trust his dedication to all Virginians", Lee said of Northam. Instead of a neck-and-neck Democratic race between Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam and former Representative Tom Perriello , and a walk in the Republican primary for former Republican National Committee boss Ed Gillespie , Northam sailed to an ... Lire la suite »

London inferno deaths rise to 30, many missing

A cause of the blaze has yet to be determined, but a malfunctioning refrigerator located on the fourth floor is being eyed by investigators. Police earlier confirmed at least 30 people died in the disaster. Adele, who was born in Tottenham, north London , visited the scene of the fire overnight on Wednesday. She said: "I feel the lack of humility, compassion, I feel there is no heart from the TMO". Lire la suite »

'One of those days' as McIlroy finds trouble in Erin Hills rough

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After a chip to 8 feet and a missed double-bogey putt, Casey's snowman was complete. The next one went long, he chipped up to 12 feet and took two putts from there. " You don't get many rounds at the U.S. Open that are stress-free", said Fowler, who got his round off to a flying start with birdies on three of his opening five holes. Lire la suite »

Germany expects no delay in Brexit negotiations

Though Foster supported Brexit, she also might demand that May pursue a cushioned exit from the European Union, given her party's wish that a soft border remain between Northern Ireland and Ireland, an European Union member. "There is a unity of goal among people in the United Kingdom", May said following a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. An agreement between the Tories and DUP is thought to be close, with Mrs May saying the talks had been "productive" and ... Lire la suite »

Afghan commando opens fire on United States troops, kills 3, wounds 1

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The rogue soldier, a commando who headed an 11-man unit, was also killed in return fire. The Department of Defense confirms three USA soldiers were killed in Eastern Afghanistan on Saturday. bombing during an operation against Islamic State (IS) militants in the Achin district of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on April 15, 2017. The shooter was killed by other soldiers. Lire la suite »

Dolce & Gabbana Promotes $245 T-Shirts As An Anti-Trump Protest

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Dolce & Gabbana's support could mean even more now that Trump is living in the White House - a place her fashion choices will be a lot more visible. Although it doesn't have an official political orientation, Dolce & Gabbana was heavily criticized for their apparent support of the administration, but the brand's newest response is quite brilliant and hilarious. Lire la suite »

Department of Education issues new guidance on transgender students

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Those new guidelines were made public on Friday, and are dated June 6. The guidance indicates the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights "may assert subject matter jurisdiction" over a investigation if the administration deems a school isn't handling allegations of anti-trans discrimination adequately. Lire la suite »

Islamic State leader Baghdadi 'may have been killed by Russia'

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She added that "al-Baghdadi has been reported to have been at least killed or wounded in the past, and in none of those instances has that been confirmed". If Moscow had had the intelligence capability to deliberately target him at the site, Russian Federation would presumably have been able to confirm his death by now, he said. Lire la suite »

Trump dismisses obstruction of justice investigation with 'nice' tweet

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Robert Mueller , who preceded Comey as FBI director , was appointed on May 17 by the Justice Department as special counsel overseeing the Russian Federation investigation after Trump fired Comey. The move ordered Thursday by the transition's general counsel cast a wide net on documents tied to the Russian Federation investigation as well as inquiries into the activities of Trump associates. Lire la suite »

Mueller probe examining obstruction

Investigators are seeking to determine if Trump tried to undermine the FBI's ongoing probes of alleged Russian interference in the 2016 United States presidential election and collusion with Trump aides. The news came the same week as Trump friend Chris Ruddy floated the possibility that Trump would fire Mueller , who was appointed to head up the investigation after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey . Lire la suite »

Trump tweets hurting legal case - key adviser's husband

Both orders, aimed at temporarily halting entry to the US from a half-dozen Muslim-majority countries, have been blocked by the lower courts. George Conway , husband of presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway , scolded President Donald Trump in a tweet Monday morning following Trump's series of Twitter messages blasting the legal dispute over his travel ban. Lire la suite »

U.S. crude stockpiles rose unexpectedly

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Brent futures are down about 7 percent from their open on May 25, when OPEC opted to extend production cuts into 2018. Brent crude rose 31 cents to $48.37 per barrel, while the US West Texas Intermediate increased the same to $46.03 per barrel. Lire la suite »