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US Jet Shoots Down Syrian Pro-Regime Drone


A US warplane shot down an armed Iranian drone over Syrian territory on Tuesday. The incident - the first of its kind since the US started fighting ISIS in Syria in 2014 - prompted Russian Federation to issue a threat to coalition aircraft flying west of the River Euphrates that they "will be considered air targets". Lire la suite »

US sends bombers in show of force against N. Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks with U.S. President Donald Trump by telephone at his house in Seoul, South Korea in this handout picture provided by the Presidential Blue House and released by Yonhap on May 10, 2017. has seen "positive movement" with China. In an interview this morning, Moon said dialogue is necessary to resolve the conflict with North Korea. During their 20-minute conversation, the ministers did not touch on a recent Washington Post interview with South Korean ... Lire la suite »

Trump weighs in as costly congressional race heads for a tight finish

Returns showed Handel , a former Georgia secretary of state, winning about 52 percent of the vote over Democrat Jon Ossoff , who won almost 48 percent in Georgia's 6th Congressional District. But moral victories only get you so far - and Democrats are clearly chafing at their inability to turn the tables on President Trump. A special election win would stick it to Trump. Lire la suite »

Soldiers Shoot 'Terror Attack' Suspect At Brussels Train Station

The military patrols, who are deployed to secure areas in Brussels since the March 2016 attacks, found the suspect lugging around a backpack and wearing an explosive belt. Military and a bomb disposal unit are on scene. Photos posted on social media showed a small fire in the station, which was evacuated along with the main Brussels square. Lire la suite »

Pakistan shoots down Iranian drone near border


The incident is first of its kind in the history of two Islamic neighbours, which share a 900 kilometre long porous border. "Unprecedented. New front opening?" Both officials Tuesday said the unmanned aircraft was shot down over the weekend and was deep inside Pakistani airspace . Lire la suite »

NoKor: US student freed on humanitarian grounds

American student Otto Warmbier is presented to reporters on February 29, 2016, in Pyongyang , North Korea , following his arrest. The 22-year-old University of Virginia student was taken by ambulance to a hospital. On Thursday, North Korea said that it had released Warmbier "on humanitarian grounds". He said the family is trying to keep him comfortable. "Again, we have very limited information about what happened prior to his departure from North Korea ". Lire la suite »

Sean Spicer mum on future as press secretary

Elaborating on his point, Acosta criticized Sean Spicer , the White House press secretary for apparently "getting to the point where he's just kind of useless ". It's not really the White House Press Secretary who needs to resign, it's the buffoon who makes his job a living hell. "I'm not sure if that's the role I would pick for myself", Ingraham said. Lire la suite »

The Government Still Uses Floppy Disks - Trump Wants To Change That


Those were among the scenes from Monday's event, writes Cecilia Kang , a technology reporter for The New York Times . MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga (L) speaks with Ivanka Trump as tech company leaders gather at a summit of the American Technology Council at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington on June 19, 2017 . Lire la suite »

Clamping down, White House puts the 'brief' in its briefing

Ingraham declined to comment. Critics were quick to note that Spicer's admission that he had not spoken to Trump about the topic recently demonstrated how removed White House communications office was from the president. Spicer was also asked if on the days where the "president's voice" is the one that should be heard, that Trump appear at briefings. The rumors had reporters taking selfies before his briefing on Tuesday and posting them to Twitter in case it was his last time ... Lire la suite »

USA detects new activity at North Korea nuclear test site


Thornton reiterated in a press briefing on Tuesday that the USA will keep the option of imposing sanctions against Chinese companies and individuals who allegedly back Pyongyang's missile and nuclear tests on the table. This week's talks take place as tensions between the US and the North rose further following the release of a long-detained American college student, Otto Warmbier, and revelations he had been detained in the North for more than a year even after he fell into a coma. Lire la suite »

Republican wins House race in Georgia

Handel, like Trump, has campaigned on tougher immigration laws and simplifying the tax code. The loss in such a high-profile contest has already started some finger-pointing from Democrats . Should Democrats fail to convert at least one of the seats, it could be a demoralizing blow for the anti-Trump resistance movement. But even with that pedigree, Trump barely edged Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 6th in November, giving Ossoff his opening once Price was confirmed. Lire la suite »

DUP source says talks with Tories 'not proceeding as expected'


A source said the talks "haven't proceeded in a way that the DUP would have expected" and urged the government to give "greater focus" to the negotiations. Mrs May said: "I am personally committed to ensuring a practical solution that recognises the unique economic, social, cultural and political context of the land border with Ireland, which so many people pass through every day, and it remains our priority to work closely with the Irish Government to ensure as frictionless and seamless a ... Lire la suite »

DACA to Remain in Effect, DAPA Rescinded by Trump Administration


It never went into effect. Thankfully, the executive order never went into effect, because of a lawsuit by 26 states and an injunction ultimately upheld by the Supreme Court previous year. The White House says it continues to study DACA . The action allows undocumented immigrants who entered the children (during a certain time period) to remain in the country , attend school, and work, if they meet certain requirements. Lire la suite »

The QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) Upgraded to "Buy" by Vetr Inc

The company has market cap of $4.06 billion. The stock rose 0.92% or $0.52 reaching $57.34. The company have shares float of 360.51 million. (NASDAQ: QCOM ) has risen 9.31% since June 20, 2016 and is uptrending. Citigroup has 0.09% invested in QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) to report earnings on July, 19 after the close. They expect $0.68 earnings per share, down 33.98% or $0.35 from last year's $1.03 per share. Lire la suite »

WhatsApp's support for BlackBerry platform extended yet again


WhatsApp will now be supporting the BlackBerry platform till the end of 2017. Among the operating systems listed, the notable ones included the BlackBerry platform software; the Blackberry 10 and the Blackberry Operating System. One of the new features that is rumored to be released for WhatsApp sometime in the near future is named "Video Conference". The messaging app is now used by over 1.2 billion users globally and by over 200 million users in India alone. Lire la suite »

Koepka falls into 4-way tie at US Open

There are 23 golfers within four shots of the lead and 42 players under par. Casey is tied with Rickie Fowler at 7 under for the lead. It was the first time since the rankings system was launched in April 1989 that the world's top three players have all failed to make the third round of a major. Lire la suite »

OnePlus accused of cheating on benchmarks with OnePlus 5, company denies it


The handset also supports the latest iteration of Dash Charge, OPPO's proprietary fast charging technology that cannot only charge the OnePlus 5's battery to up to 60 percent in around half an hour but can do so without overheating the phone due to the fact that the majority of the system's heat dissipation isn't handled by the device but the wall charger itself. Lire la suite »

US Warplane Shoots Down Iranian Armed Drone in Syria

In Tuesday's incident, the USA -led coalition said an F-15E Strike Eagle jet destroyed an armed Shahed-129 drone in the early hours of the morning as it neared the Al-Tanaf base along Syria's eastern border. Three days ago, an US Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet shot down a Syrian Su-22 aircraft, marking a deadly escalation of the conflict. That incident prompted the Russian ministry of defense to announce that it would suspend the de-confliction hotline with the coalition which is created to ... Lire la suite »

Moscow accuses US-led coalition of terror 'complicity' over

The drone was armed and was allegedly prepared to make an attack on US forces. The US said it shot down the plane to defend the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a rebel group which is fighting ISIS on the outskirts of Raqqa, the ISIS stronghold in northeast Syria . Lire la suite »

Russia, Kyrgyzstan agree to boost bilateral ties


Putin said the two countries also agreed to continue "closely" coordinate efforts to combat terrorism and the spread of extremist ideology. "In the past 25 years, relations between our countries developed in all areas based on mutual respect and consideration for each other's interests and have reached the level of strategic partnership", Putin said. Lire la suite »

US Attorney General Sessions hires private attorney

Sekulow cited testimony by Comey earlier this month that the president wasn't a target of an investigation. Sekulow was unequivocal in his denial. Trump's legal team says the tweet was simply about a report that the president was under investigation for obstruction of justice - not a confirmation. Lire la suite »

Someone Just Hit a Giant Powerball Jackpot

The Lottery says on its website Sunday morning that the winning ticket was sold at Marietta Liquor & Deli in southern California's Riverside County, about 80 miles (128.74 kilometers) south of Los Angeles. Monday, which is the soonest the person can claim their prize. The jackpot for Saturday's Powerball drawing has grown to an estimated $435 million, the eighth-largest in Powerball history. Lire la suite »

Grenfell Tower residents urge visitors to stop taking selfies

May was criticised for avoiding locals when she visited the charred shell of the 24-storey tower on Thursday and faced cries of "Shame on you" and "coward" when she returned on Friday. But Mr Paget-Brown said: "There's an effective, coordinated relief effort on the ground and I'm sorry if people haven't seen that". She said she has ordered daily progress reports on housing for those affected, and vowed the public inquiry into the disaster will be "open and transparent". Lire la suite »