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Donald Trump's state visit to United Kingdom in doubt

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The 91-year-old monarch did announce one such state visit Wednesday. Prince Philip has been admitted to hospital with an infection hours after attending Royal Ascot with the Queen, Buckingham Palace says. Signalling the importance of Brexit negotiations with the European Union, which will last until the spring of 2019, the Queen will set out the government's programme for two years, rather than one. Read More »

Sean Spicer: Reporters Ask Snarky Questions at Briefings to 'Become YouTube Stars'

Spicer acknowledged that he's personally seen the reports, but he apparently hasn't been able to gauge where Trump stands on the issue. "If you go, who will not answer them?" said Colbert, leading a chant of "Sean, Sean, Sean". "We're here really early in the morning and really late at night available to all your questions, whether in person or over email". "So I'd be glad to touch base and get back to you". Read More »

Theresa May committed to 'smooth and orderly' Brexit

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If what we do benefits people across the United Kingdom then as a unionist party that is something we are proud of". The parties, for example, have similar concerns about combating terrorism, and about "the Irish border issue". In practice, it would mean the DUP's 10 MPs in the House of Commons supporting the Tory minority government in major votes. Signaling the importance of Brexit negotiations with the European Union , which will last until the spring of 2019, the queen will set ... Read More »

Nationals' Scherzer holds Marlins hitless through 6 innings

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David Peralta had four hits, Paul Goldschmidt had three and Taijuan Walker (6-3) went six innings and added a single to help the Diamondbacks end the Rockies' six-game winning streak. Ryan Goins drove in three runs for Toronto, including a two-run double in the first that preceded Barney's homer off Tyson Ross (1-1). Plouffe hit a solo homer in a two-run fourth off Tim Adleman (4-4) that put Tampa Bay up 3-0. Read More »

Onze nouveaux venus dans le gouvernement Philippe 2 — Remaniement

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Un retour pour Florence Parly , quinze ans après avoir été secrétaire d'État au Budget (entre 2000 et 2002) sous Lionel Jospin. "Parce qu'il a utilisé M. - Jacqueline Gourault , ministre auprès du ministre d'État, ministre de l'Intérieur - Laura Flessel , ministre des Sports. Ferrand, pour des soupçons de favoritisme dans le cadre d'une location immobilière des Mutuelles de Bretagne, dont il était alors le directeur, impliquant sa compagne. Read More »

Court: Mississippi can enforce LGBT religious objections law

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The Fifth Circuit's decision was based exclusively on the idea that the original plaintiffs could not argue they had been injured by a law that had not taken effect. Supporters said the law protects beliefs that marriage can be between only a man and a woman, and that a person's gender is determined at birth and cannot be changed. Read More »

No autopsy for U.S. student detained by N. Korea

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In public remarks, President Trump has appeared visibly moved by the incident, and on Tuesday, he tweeted in frustration: "While I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi & China to help with North Korea , it has not worked out ". Read More »

'Witch Hunt' Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

President Donald Trump took to Twitter early Friday morning to confirm that he is under investigation - or as he likes to call it, a " witch hunt ". During Trump's morning Twitter statements , he seemingly confirmed that he is facing an investigation in connection to his decision to fire James Comey as FBI director. Read More »

'Sega Forever:' Classic Games Coming to iOS, Android Devices

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True enough, you can now enjoy the old games that were released decades ago for different gaming consoles like the Dreamcast, Genesis/Mega Drive, or the Master System among others. Your Android TV box can become a decent retro gaming cons0le with a handful of classic hits. Majority were never meant to work on handheld devices, and the Japanese company needs to figure out how to make them compatible and easier to play. Read More »

Russian hackers targeted 21 states in election

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USA officials told lawmakers Wednesday there is no question that Russian Federation engaged in widespread interference in last year's presidential election aimed at helping real estate mogul Donald Trump win the White House, but they said there is no evidence that Moscow was able to change the vote count. Read More »

La nouvelle ministre des armées victime d'un faux compte sur Twitter

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Si cette information pouvait d'abord paraître crédible dans la mesure où l'armée russe avait annoncé, la semaine dernière, qu'un de ses bombardements avait peut-être tué le commandant jihadiste , plusieurs indices - notamment l'oubli d'un accent et d'une lettre - laissaient toutefois penser qu'il s'agissait d'un faux. Read More »

What America will get with new Senate health bill unveiled

Both bills roll back a Medicaid expansion undertaken under the Affordable Care Act. Others are much more reluctant to leave and it's taking four or five officers to carry them out. The bill can not be filibustered because it requires only a majority vote to pass. The draft is likely to change in some ways before a vote occurs. Read More »

Facebook wants to nudge you into 'meaningful' online groups

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During the first Facebook Communities Summit in Chicago on Thursday, CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg announced the site is nearing two billion users-that means about two of every seven people on Earth use Facebook. Facebook has already been tweaking its algorithms to recommend more groups to users. The company estimates that 130 million of its users are in such groups; it wants that number to exceed a billion people within five years. Read More »

Donald Trump Factor' Seen In Naming Of New Saudi Crown Prince

King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud promoted Mohammed bin Salman , his youngest son, to crown prince . Saudi Arabia's Al-Ekhbariya TV said Mohamed bin Nayef has pledged allegiance to the new crown prince . Like many Saudis of his generation, adds the paper, the Crown Prince is in favour of somewhat easing Saudi Arabia's strict social laws and "also sees a broader role for women in Saudi society". Read More »

UAE says Gulf rivals not seeking Qatar regime change

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While the football club's sponsorship deal with Qatar Airways ends June 30 - with Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten occupying the coveted spot during the 2017-18 season - the increasing tensions in the Gulf region have inflicted substantial collateral damage. Read More »

Destiny 2 Weapons Won't Have Recoil on PC

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Still, though, the fact that Lost Sectors represent such a dramatic departure from how Bungie has handled content in Destiny should be taken as a sign of the franchise's overall growth - Bungie clearly wants to improve on some of the short-comings of the original Destiny , and given that one of the complaints most often made by fans was of barren content between expansions, Destiny 2 looks like it may have a solution well in hand. Read More »

Seattle Police Shoot And Kill Pregnant Woman In Her Home

Police in the western U.S. state of Washington were under scrutiny yesterday after a pregnant woman was fatally shot by officers responding to a burglary call. " Seattle's police have a long history of treating people of color more harshly, and our north precinct, where Ms. Lyles lived, is notorious for racism". Read More »

France- Ceux qui entrent au gouvernement Philippe II, ceux qui en sortent

Le premier parlementaire LR à avoir rallié Emmanuel Macron pendant la campagne présidentielle fait lui aussi son entrée dans le gouvernement. La nouvelle équipe compte aussi six nouveaux secrétaires d'Etat, sans affectations précises, qui seront, selon l'Elysée, "adjoints" des ministres auprès desquels ils sont affectés. Read More »

Imagine: European Council President Tusk channels Lennon on Brexit

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At her first EU summit since a June 8 election sapped her authority to set the terms of Brexit , May said: "I'm going to be setting out some of the UK's plans, particularly on how we propose to protect the rights of EU citizens and United Kingdom citizens as we leave the European Union ". Read More »

Le gouvernement Philippe 2 a "vocation à durer longtemps" — Macron

Le Premier ministre, qui a confirmé la date du 4 juillet pour sa déclaration de politique générale, a dit souhaiter "un gouvernement équilibré", "avec des gens qui viennent de la droite, c'est mon cas, de la gauche, du centre, des gens dont la légitimité ne résulte pas d'un engagement partisan", et "à parité entre la société civile et les élus, et entre les hommes et les femmes". Read More »

Democrats call secret health care talks outrageous

It faces uniform Democratic opposition. A second conservative, Mike Lee, R-Utah, complained about not seeing the legislation despite being on the working group of senators assigned to craft it. The budget office concluded that the House-approved version of the bill would cost 23 million Americans health coverage by 2026. As a result, states may opt to reduce their Medicaid programs, which would heavily impact low-income Americans. Read More »

Kumble quits as India coach over Kohli spat

Immediately after Kumble's resignation, social media got flooded with requests asking Dhoni to return as the captain of the Indian team. So now the question is - Was this a quintessential case of an ego and personality clash? All senior officials, including the acting secretary (Amitabh Choudhary) and the CEO (Rahul Johri), talked to Kumble and Kohli in great detail on the matter. Read More »

Supreme Court limits ability to strip citizenship

The justices ruled 9-0 that a naturalized American citizen can not be stripped of citizenship if a lie or omission on immigration forms was irrelevant to the government's original decision to grant entry into the United States. The legal question was whether Maslenjak's false statements had a material effect on the US decision to grant her refugee status. The statute against knowingly procuring naturalization contrary to US law, Kagan wrote, "is not a tool for denaturalizing people who, the ... Read More »