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Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

Federal officials have declined to list the states affected but say election officers in those states have been notified of intrusions or attempted intrusions. President Donald Trump on Thursday claimed former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson's testimony before Congress cleared his campaign of allegations of collusion with Russian Federation, even though what Johnson had to say on that point was far more limited in scope. Lire la suite »

Presidency a boon for some Trump businesses

In the five months he has been in office, Trump has visited Mar-a-Lago on 25 days and his golf clubs in Florida and in Virginia, outside Washington, on 31 days. Trump has refused to release his tax returns, which would give a much clearer indication of his wealth and business interests. The 98-page document released Friday provides no new information about any possible ties to Russian Federation, echoing the statement released last month by Trump's lawyers. Lire la suite »

Donald Trump's state visit to United Kingdom in doubt


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. Lire la suite »

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". Lire la suite »

Theresa May committed to 'smooth and orderly' Brexit


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 ... Lire la suite »

Nationals' Scherzer holds Marlins hitless through 6 innings


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. Lire la suite »

Onze nouveaux venus dans le gouvernement Philippe 2 — Remaniement


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. Lire la suite »

Court: Mississippi can enforce LGBT religious objections law


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. Lire la suite »

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


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 ". Lire la suite »

'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. Lire la suite »

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


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. Lire la suite »

Russian hackers targeted 21 states in election


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. Lire la suite »

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


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. Lire la suite »

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. Lire la suite »

Facebook wants to nudge you into 'meaningful' online groups


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. Lire la suite »

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". Lire la suite »

UAE says Gulf rivals not seeking Qatar regime change


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. Lire la suite »

Destiny 2 Weapons Won't Have Recoil on PC


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. Lire la suite »

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". Lire la suite »

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. Lire la suite »

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". Lire la suite »

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. Lire la suite »