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Caracas annonce son retrait de l'Organisation des Etats américains

Mercredi matin, l'OEA a tenu une réunion spéciale à Washington et a voté pour convoquer une réunion d'urgence des ministres des Affaires étrangères afin de discuter de la situation au Venezuela. Début avril la ministre des Affaires étrangères avait accusé plusieurs pays de la région d'agir de concert en faveur d'une ingérence dans les affaires du Venezuela, pour 'satisfaire les intérêts de Washington'. Read More »

Lawmakers: Congress close to deal on coal miners' benefits

This latest development in the congressional probe of connections between Trump officials and Russian Federation comes a week after Chaffetz announced that he would not seek re-election for his seat in 2018 and said he may step down before his term ends. Read More »

Zarif Slams US for 'Adversely' Affecting Iran's Normal Trade

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He said US President Donald Trump's administration was reviewing the lifting of sanctions against Iran, leveling the allegation that Tehran remains a sponsor of terrorism. "If we are speaking honestly about conflict in the Middle East, we need to start with the chief culprit: Iran and its partner militia, Hezbollah", said Nikki Haley, U.S. Read More »

Wells Fargo: Angry shareholder dragged out of meeting

But despite some fireworks at the meeting, all 12 received between 53 percent and 81 percent of votes in favor of reelection. They chair board committees related to risk, finance or corporate responsibility. "I'm sorry we had to do that", Sanger said once the meeting resumed. If you are viewing this piece on another site, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of USA & global copyright law. Read More »

Leading GOP moderate opposes plan to move House health bill

Orrin Hatch, R-Utah listens to a reporter's question before a policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington , Tuesday, April 25, 2017. So after weeks of negotiations, most of the Freedom Caucus is willing to back the GOP health plan - but what about the moderates? While erasing Obama's statute is solidly opposed by Democrats, the budget measure will need support from both parties because GOP conservatives often oppose spending legislation. Read More »

At meat market, the far-right Le Pen backs eating French

Announcing her decision, Ms Le Pen said: "Tonight, I chose to step down from being the president of the Front National. I am the presidential candidate", she said on TV channel France 2. "The voters who voted for Mr. Melenchon are angry voters". Mr Macron (39), a former investment banker, made the run-off on the back of a grassroots campaign without the support of a major political party. Read More »

Analysis shows Syrian government behind sarin attack

The French minister's comments came as the OPCW, which is investigating the April 4 attack, held a ceremony in The Hague marking the 20th anniversary of the Chemical Weapons Convention. The French Foreign Ministry said its independent investigation, was declassified so it could be shared with the world. The report added that the same chemicals were found in the samples from a 2013 attack in Idlib's Saraqeb town, which was also linked to the regime. Read More »

Duel surprise à Whirlpool entre Macron et Le Pen

Une escapade qui n'a évidemment pas échappé à la vigilance d'Emmanuel Macron: "Madame Le Pen se promène à la pêche". Sur France 2, Marine Le Pen l'assure: "Nous avons, Emmanuel Macron et moi, des projets radicalement opposés". D'un côté, les "pro-système", favorables à la mondialisation, représentés par Emmanuel Macron et François Fillon. C'est le cas de François Fillon et Benoît Hamon, deux candidats éliminés au premier tour, qui ont appelé les Français à voter pour Emmanuel Macron ... Read More »

Obama 'got zippo, zero' on imprisoned aid worker

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She and several colleagues were arrested in May 2014 on child abuse and trafficking charges. Trump had dispatched a US government aircraft to Cairo to bring Hijazi and her family to Washington for this meeting . She spent her childhood in Falls Church, Virginia and earned her B.A.in conflict analysis and resolution from George Mason University in 2009 before moving to Egypt with her husband and founding the Belady Foundation, a group that aids "marginalized street children". Read More »

United Investigates Report That Giant Rabbit Died on Flight to Chicago

A continental giant rabbit named Simon , who was destined to become the largest rabbit in the world, was on the way to his new home with a "very famous" celebrity. The airline said pet owners are required to get a health certificate from a veterinarian within 10 days of a pet's flight. United Airlines accounted for 14 animal deaths in that period with a further nine reported injured among the almost 100,000 animals carried by the company. Read More »

Venezuela to withdraw from OAS, denounces campaign by Washington

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It came a short while after envoys to the OAS approved a resolution convening a special meeting of regional foreign ministers to discuss Venezuela's crisis. Maduro declared Venezuela only has one destiny, and that is "the victory of revolution". Venezuelan authorities have called on the Organization of American States to condemn the violence led by the opposition. Read More »

'A Minute For Your Fries': How McDonalds Stopped A Killer

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Stephens, 37, shot dead Robert Godwin, 74, as the victim walked home from Easter lunch on Sunday in Cleveland . According to WKYC's Chris Tye, the manager called Pennsylvania State Police and that Stephens was there. America's most wanted man for three days shot himself in the head Tuesday, following a vehicle chase involving Pennsylvania state police. As his vehicle spun to a stop, "Stephens pulled a pistol and shot himself in the head", the state police said in a statement on Facebook. Read More »

Dernières joutes avant un premier tour ouvert

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Dans tous les scénarios de second tour , Emmanuel Macron serait toujours largement vainqueur, et Marine Le Pen serait toujours battue. En cinquième position, Benoît Hamon, avec 7 % des intentions de vote (-1 point), enregistre son plus mauvais score. Read More »

Trekker missing for 47 days rescued in Nepal, friend dead

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The couple were on a trek on the Ganesh Himal trail when they were caught in a snowstorm in March and got lost. Basnet said they spotted a red tent and managed to climb down. Above, Liang is shown a newspaper after surviving at 8,500ft for 47 days in Nepal . They survived on potatoes and noodles until their food ran out, leaving them with little more than salt and water. Read More »

White House says Trump won't immediately pull out of NAFTA

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Following a string of smaller trade-related victories for Steve Bannon and his motley crew of White House nationalists, administration officials said Trump was considering a draft executive order that would accomplish one of their top goals: announcing that America intends to withdraw from NAFTA. Read More »

Sessions Set To Address Gang Violence To Police In Long Island

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Cuomo said the state will provide intelligence expertise, state of the art electronic surveillance equipment, vehicles, aviation equipment, and more to combat gang violence, focusing on the gang MS-13 on Long Island. "Their currency is fear and intimidation, and they are getting more outrageous and more obnoxious in their activities", Cuomo said. "They are thugs that prey on young people". Read More »

Rick Perry says United States should 'renegotiate' Paris climate accord

Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Tuesday he wouldn't recommend the U.S. pull out of the Paris climate accord - but instead would suggest the White House take steps to renegotiate the agreement. The Trump administration is reportedly still reviewing the non-legally binding accords. As part of the deal, the United States under Trump's predecessor President Barack Obama committed to reducing its emissions by between 26 and 28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025. Read More »

North Korea stages large-scale artillery drill as United States submarine docks in South

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North Korea conducted large-scale, live-fire drills Tuesday near an eastern coastal town to mark its military's founding anniversary and state media reported that Kim personally observed the exercises. Security Council must be prepared to impose new sanctions on North Korea. SEOUL , South Korea (AP) - Amid alarm over North Korea's expanding nuclear weapons and missile arsenal, Washington and Seoul are speeding ahead with the installment of an advanced US anti-missile system in South Korea ... Read More »

British man, wife detained on Turkish-Syrian border

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It comes amid reports of a mass exodus of ISIS fighters , with suggestions those who travelled to the caliphate are now trying to get back to the Turkish border. The paper reports that dozens of foreign fighters are leaving, as the group loses its hold in Syria and Iraq. Shortly after he went missing , Aristidou's family worked with the Lucie Blackman Trust - a charity set up to help relatives of missing or murdered people overseas, the Guardian reports. Read More »

French court refuses extradition of ex-Kosovo PM Haradinaj

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Euronews this morning reported on its website about the original decision and its reversal - but this article was later removed. In Serbia, Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic's government scheduled an urgent session at 1000 GMT (6 a.m. A statement from the government in Pristina said the decision confirmed that Serbian arrest warrants against Haradinaj and other KLA fighters " are political and have low intentions ". Read More »

China sets global naval role after launch of aircraft carrier

The ship is far from ready for operations, but the launch "signified a major stage of progress of our country's indigenous design and construction of aircraft carriers ", a news bulletin from the People's Liberation Army said . Zhu also said that while the first Chinese carrier's role has primarily been one of training and research, the new ship "will focus on combat and defense", according to a release last month from China's Defense Ministry. Read More »