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Tory manifesto 'disappeared' from party's website before Queen's Speech


A party spokesman blamed a "technical" glitch as users, including journalists keen to compare the manifesto with the legislative programme outlined in the speech, were unable to access it for at least 20 minutes on Wednesday morning. But First Secretary of State Damian Green acknowledged that it may not be possible to reach a deal in time for the Commons vote on the Queen's Speech package on June 29. Read More »

Led coalition downs Iran-made drone in Syria


A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle flies over northern Iraq after conducting airstrikes in Syria . The decision came amid increasing tension between the USA and Russian Federation, which warned it, would track coalition aircraft in Syria as potential "targets" and halted a military hotline with Washington over the incident. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy expected to reach Gulf Coast tonight


The center of circulation for Cindy is forecasted to make landfall near the Texas and Louisiana border by early Thursday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center. Locally larger amounts could be recorded, so flooding is a big concern; the biggest threat for that looks to fall across southern and western portions of our viewing area. Read More »

Boy struck and killed by log that washed ashore during tropical storm


Between Wednesday and Thursday morning, the storm could bring up to 12 inches of rain to some areas between Texas and Louisiana. Once the storm moves inland, the heavy rain and flooding will move into parts of Arkansas as well as the Tennessee and Ohio Valleys with many spots getting four to five inches of rain and some places upwards of ten inches of rain. Read More »

Christian MPs response following Queen's speech

As part of the dress-down version of the grand State Opening, the monarch arrived in a vehicle instead of a carriage and wore a day dress instead of her traditional robes. But a series of controversial proposals set out in the Conservative manifesto were absent from the speech, and from the list of 27 bills the government hopes to pass. Read More »

Jose Mourinho Accused of £2.9m Tax Fraud During Real Madrid Regime

The Argentine midfielder is accused of failing to pay some 1.3 million euros to the Spanish tax authorities in 2012-2013 by giving up his image rights to companies based in tax havens, such as Panama. According to prosecutors, the Portuguese coach used offshore entities in the British Virgin Islands and Ireland to avoid paying Spanish taxes. Mourinho's management team - Gestifute - and Real Madrid did not immediately respond to CNN's request for comment. Read More »

FCC chief taps media lawyer to head enforcement bureau


Sullivan, who has led the International Bureau in an acting capacity since the transition into the new administration, has served as an associate chief and chief of staff at the bureau from March 2010 to January this year. It also investigates instances of possible unlawful conduct involving the regulated RF spectrum. She is former legal advisor to then-commissioner Robert McDowell and has most recently been a partner at Wilkinson Barker Knauer. Read More »

An Irish singer has entered the Big Brother house


The second new housemate will be revealed when Big Brother kicks off on Channel 5 on Wednesday night at 10pm. The announcement that Savannah is entering the house permanently went down well with viewers, with the Irish singer already proving something of a fan-favourite. Read More »

Prince Philip hospitalised just before the Queen's historic speech

Prince Charles took his father's place at the state opening of parliament , where the Queen delivered her speech in everyday dress rather than the traditional royal robes and arrived by vehicle rather than carriage. The Duke of Edinburgh has missed the State Opening of Parliament 11 times since 1956. After the speech, the Queen changed into a vibrant yellow ensemble and was accompanied to the second day of Royal Ascot by Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, as well as ... Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy: Drenching rains, flood threat on coast


The TROPICAL STORM WARNING remains in effect from San Luis Pass, Texas, to the mouth of the Mississippi River. "The state's emergency preparedness and response apparatus are taking Tropical Storm Cindy seriously, and we are calling on all Louisianans throughout the state to do so as well", Edwards said. Read More »

Apple iPhone 8 Launch May be Delayed 1-2 Months Claims Analyst

One accessory maker, Olixar, seems so confident in the final design of the iPhone 8 that it has already produced three different style cases for the device. However, Cowen and Co.'s analyst Timothy Arcuri has claimed that the shipment of the OLED model, most probably referred to the iPhone 8, could be delayed by 1-2 months as the company is still working on fingerprint sensor, reported Barron's . Read More »

EU, Britain agree on timetable for Brexit talks


UK Secretary of State for Brexit, David Davis (L) is welcome by Michel Barnier, the EU Chief Negotiator of the Task Force for the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the United Kingdom under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, ahead of a meeting at EU Commission in Brussels , Belgium, 19 June 2017. Read More »

Qui est Nathalie Loiseau, nouvelle ministre des affaires européennes ?


Formée à Sciences Po Paris, où elle est entrée à 16 ans, puis à l'Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales (Inalco), où elle a étudié le chinois - langue qu'elle parle couramment -, cette Neuilléenne de naissance s'est rapidement dirigée vers le ministère des Affaires étrangères. Read More »

Yoga Day celebrated in Sheyn International


Dressed in a white T-shirt and pants, Modi said yoga had now become part of every person's life. "Many countries which do not know our language, tradition, or culture, are now connecting to India through Yoga". "And that's the reason they are taking up yoga", Mohan Singh Bhandari, founder of Yogi Yoga, told IANS. Television footage showed Indian soldiers performing yoga in their military overalls in the Himalayan region of Ladakh, at a height of 18,000 feet (5,500 metres). Read More »

UK's Prince Philip admitted to hospital

The infection arose from "a pre-existing condition", the palace said. Prince Philip will not attend.The Queen will be outlining the government's lawmaking agenda for the next two years during her speech at Buckingham palace. Officials said the dressing down of the ceremony is due to time constraints placed by the special election and conflicts with Queen Elizabeth's schedule. Read More »

University of Michigan getting driverless shuttles this fall


Starting this fall, students at the University of MI will have access to an entirely new form of transportation in the form of this adorable, completely autonomous shuttle bus. Transportation officials envision a future where such autonomous shuttles are used as new mode in public transportation, capable of running defined routes in downtown corridors or within closed campuses. Read More »

Is Saudi Arabia's Youthful New 'King In Waiting' Good For Israel?

Mohammed bin Nayef has been the crown prince of Saudi Arabia since April 29, 2015, and holds the positions of deputy prime minister, interior minister, as well as the chairman of the Saudi Council of Political and Security Affairs. His designation as crown prince could help ensure that his efforts aren't watered down. He also spearheaded the development of a wide-ranging plan for the country's future, called Saudi Vision 2030 , which seeks to decrease Saudi Arabia's dependence on oil, ... Read More »

Législatives du 30 juillet : Mamadou Diop Decroix prône pour un bulletin unique


Mais nous, nous cherchons à remporter une majorité capable de créer les conditions du départ du Président Sall et non promouvoir des députés. La coalition dirigée par Abdoulaye Wade, annoncé à Dakar à la veille de la campagne, a également exprimé ses inquiétudes par rapport à la " rétention des cartes d'électeurs ", soulignant le cas de Kaolack où un important lot de cartes a été découvert, mais aussi à Touba Mbacké. Read More »

Russian-Linked Hackers Targeted Up to 21 States in 2016 Election


Jeh Johnson , the former secretary of homeland security, says his concerns about a cyberattack against US election systems grew during the summer of 2016. They complained that Johnson's department failed to respond to questions and concerns they had about the designation before the change was made. White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday said he had not yet spoken to President Donald Trump about whether he believes Russian Federation interfered in last year's election. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy weakens, causes flooding along Gulf Coast


On the MS coast, a waterspout came ashore in Biloxi even as heavy rains slackened early today. The area is experiencing flooding and about 300 road closures, WLOX reported . Forecasters expected rain totals of 6 to 9 inches (150-220 millimeters), with up to 12 inches (300 millimeters) possible in some spots in Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and the Florida Panhandle. Read More »

L'EI fait exploser l'emblématique mosquée Al-Nouri à Mossoul


Les forces irakiennes, soutenues par la coalition internationale , ont lancé la phase finale de leur offensive dimanche matin, afin de tenter de chasser les combattants de l'EI du quartier d'al-Shifaa et de la zone densément peuplée du centre historique, dans l'ouest de Mossoul, sur la rive droite du Tigre. Read More »

Manchin: Republican Healthcare Bill 'Devastating' for W.Va.

They fear McConnell will jam the legislation through the Senate with little debate, limiting their chance to scrutinize the bill and whip up opposition against it. "So I personally think holding a vote on this next week would definitely be rushed", the senator said. She has opposed past conservative efforts to include language barring federal payments to Planned Parenthood, a group many Republicans abhor because it provides abortions. Read More »

Sursis du procès de Blaise Compaoré — Justice-Burkina


A la suite d'une requête en inconstitutionnalité déposée par des avocats de la défense, ce procès avait été suspendu. Cette décision s'impose donc à la Haute Cour de Justice qui doit surseoir à statuer en attendant le toilettage des textes incriminés. Read More »

Final Details of Senate Health Bill a Mystery Days Before Vote


CBO director Keith Hall met briefly with the senators and told them he could not provide a copy of the bill, which CBO auditors are now reviewing. The most recent poll shows 4 out of 10 voters want the Senate to make major changes to the House bill or start over from scratch, while only 9 percent of voters said the chamber should pass the House version without making any modifications. Read More »

Trump tweets taking place of White House press briefings

I was interviewed multiple times in December and January after I got this job and I talked about how we would be bringing change there, we would be interacting with the press despite some of the bias that a press - a free press is part of a democracy - but that we would be doing it in some of ways that were different and better. Read More »