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Tillerson urges China to put more pressure on N. Korea

Addressing a joint press conference with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis after meeting top Chinese diplomats on Wednesday, Tillerson said, "We reiterated to China that they have a diplomatic responsibility to exert much greater economic and diplomatic pressure on the regime if they want to prevent further escalation in the region". Lire la suite »

House Democrat Calls Ossoff Loss a 'Wake-up Call' for Party

Democrats say Jon Ossoff's 48 percent showing in a Republican stronghold is proof that they're actually making progress toward making Georgia a genuine battleground. Bishop won 56% of the vote, compared to Trump's 50.6%; Trott snared 52.9%, besting Trump's 49.7% plurality. Yet as far as Trump's concerned, he keeps winning - even when the polls and the pundits forecast doom. Lire la suite »

Sling TV's Cloud DVR Does Windows 10, Reaches AirTV, iOS Devices


This app update also includes improved quality, stability, and performance. You can now schedule, manage and watch your recordings on Xbox One and Windows 10 devices. Conflict-free recording- Record multiple programs simultaneously, and forget about recording conflicts. If you're familiar with DVR recording, then Sling's implementation should be pretty straightforward. Lire la suite »

US man charged with giving secret documents to China


Mallory allegedly told CBP that said he was in China on a business trip as well as a father/son vacation. Mallory worked for the State Department from 1987 to 1990 and held various positions for federal agencies and government contractors until 2013, according to an affidavit written by an FBI agent in support of the criminal complaint . Lire la suite »

Merkel says May's offer on expats 'good start' but many questions remain


The summit takes place two days after the official start of the Brexit talks. "It's a first good step which we appreciate", Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern said after the meeting. "The Prime Minister has got to wake up and smell the coffee, which is the result of the general election". But May's push to set the cut-off date as early as March 29 this year, is unlikely to wash with many in the European Union, whose position is that nothing must change until Britain leaves - scheduled for ... Lire la suite »

US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections


Population studies show grizzly bears have more than doubled their range since the mid-1970s, occupying more than 22,500 square miles (58,275 sq km) of the Yellowstone ecosystem, according to the Fish and Wildlife Service. I thank all involved in the delisting effort". There are now an estimated 700 grizzlies in the area that includes northwestern Wyoming, southwestern Montana and eastern Idaho , leading the U.S. Lire la suite »

Man indicted for hate crime for Texas mosque fire


Four months later, members of the Victoria Islamic Center broke ground for a new mosque on the same spot. A grand jury Thursday indicted Marq Vincent Perez , who federal prosecutors say started a January 28 fire that destroyed the Islamic center in his hometown of Victoria, located 125 miles southwest of Houston. Lire la suite »

This iconic 800-year-old Iraqi mosque was just destroyed


His military commanders said militants blew the mosque up after troops closed in. The leaning al-Hadba minaret can be seen in the distance, before the building explodes and black smoke and debris fill the city's panorama. He called the demolition 'a crime against the people of Mosul and all of Iraq, and is an example of why this brutal organisation must be annihilated'. Lire la suite »

'I just don't want a poor person' running the economy

Gary Cohn , the former president and COO of Goldman Sachs , is now Trump's chief economic adviser and director of the National Economic Council. At the rally , the president said of Scalise, "I would like to take this moment to send out thoughts to our courageous friend Steve Scalise and everyone recovering from the assault". Lire la suite »

Tropical Storm Cindy expected to weaken as it moves inland

In Alabama , Cindy was blamed for the death of a 10-year-old boy, who was killed by debris Wednesday morning in Fort Morgan. After the first night of Tropical Storm Cindy's landfall in the gulf coast, Houston has yet to experience unsafe levels of rain or flooding. Lire la suite »

Trump rallies in Iowa following GOP victory in Georgia


But they now have only 187 to the Republicans' 246 - a net loss of 46 seats. "They vote based on ideas that the candidate has, and we have to speak more to the everyday working class people who look to us for leadership". I think it's time for a new generation of leadership. Democratic lawmakers are targeting their frustration over failing to gain a seemingly winnable district in Georgia on House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi . Lire la suite »

Merkel slaps down May on Brexit talks


A senior EU diplomat said the bloc was ready to listen to what May had to say: "The EU 27 position is clear in terms of what conditions we'd like to see for our citizens there and what we can offer for United Kingdom citizens here", the diplomat said. Lire la suite »

Palestinians Lowball Expectations Ahead of Trump Peace Push

The president's volatile and unpredictable personality could make it harder for either side to reject proposed concessions or goodwill gestures. "Neither side trusts the other, so you have an orchestra conductor in Washington to make sure that nobody feels like a sucker when they do something constructive and see that it's not reciprocated", said Novik, an adviser to the US -based Israel Policy Forum. Lire la suite »

Funeral Held for Former N.Korean Prisoner Otto Warmbier

Sentenced to hard labor early a year ago for stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel, Warmbier was medically evacuated to the United States in a coma last week after almost 18 months in captivity. This flies in the face of a tweet from Tillerson's boss, US President Donald Trump, that has caused a great deal of hand-wringing: "While I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi & China to help with North Korea, it has not worked out". Lire la suite »

Election hacking targeted 21 states, lawmakers told


President Donald Trump said Thursday he has "no idea" whether recordings exist of his Oval Office conversations with ousted FBI Director James Comey , putting to rest weeks of speculation and intrigue during which the White House rebuffed questions about the tapes. Lire la suite »

Fight breaks out at anti-Sharia protest


Southern Poverty Law Center and critics say that ACT for America is a "hate group" famously known for aggressively criticizing Islam and promoting a distorted, prejudiced view of the religion. Police physically separated the groups from each other, but the protest was peaceful. "The theme of today is drowning out racism", said NY counter-protester Tony Murphy, standing next to demonstrators with colorful earplugs. Lire la suite »

United States emphasizes shared concerns with China

Sadly, he recently died on American soil as a result of the harsh treatment in North Korea . Kenneth Bae, the USA citizen detained by North Korea for two years, says he believes it is possible the late Otto Warmbier could have been tortured during his captivity in the communist country. Lire la suite »

Quel scénario pour les conservateurs sans majorité — GB/législatives


Moins d'un an après le référendum pour la sortie de l'Union européenne, cette tenante d'un Brexit "dur" avait convoqué ces élections anticipées afin d'avoir les coudées franches pour négocier avec les 27 à partir du 19 juin. Le problème pour Theresa May est double. La Première ministre aura également du mal à imposer son autorité dans son propre camp et risque d'être davantage redevable aux eurosceptiques conservateurs . Lire la suite »

Australia suspends air ops as crisis escalates


F/A-18E Super Hornet . The statement said the location was close to where another "pro-regime" drone - which intelligence sources separately identified as Iranian - was shot down on June 8 after dropping bombs near coalition forces. Lire la suite »

Public funeral planned for U.S. student freed from North Korea

Warmbier will be buried at Spring Grove Cemetery. "The U.S. once again condemns the brutality of the North Korean regime as we mourn its latest victim", said Trump. Is the author La Sha suggesting that North Korea is somehow a fairer society than the United States because the white male Warmbier, who identified with the sex he was born with (cis-gendered), had no special "privileges" in North Korea over a transgender female of color? To back up the designation, Tillerson could assert that ... Lire la suite »

Judges affirm 'Making a Murderer' confession was coerced

However, just two years after living as a freeman, Avery was again accused in the murder of Halbach, along with his nephew Brendan Dassey . Dassey could be freed, or the state of Wisconsin could seek to re-try him. "We are overjoyed for Brendan and his family, and we look forward to working to secure his release from prison as soon as possible". The writ of habeas corpus has been granted unless the state decides to retry Dassey within 90 days of Thursday. Lire la suite »

Colbert goes to Russia, vows to search for Comey 'tapes'

If "the tapes" exist, I'll bring you back a copy", he said, a reference of course not to the possibly nonexistent Comey tapes but to another possibly nonexistent tape involving Trump. Late Show spiked 65% compared to same night previous year and 27% from its most first-run Thursday broadcast on May 25. Stephen Colbert took a shot at President Trump - all the way from Russian Federation. Lire la suite »

Meira Kumar to file nomination on June 27


With consensus missing on Kovind, it is clear now that there is going to be a contest for the President on July 17 between the ruling National Democratic Alliance led by the BJP , and the Opposition led by the Congress . Her party colleague, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, said Kumar had been "selected unanimously". Other names in the fray were Gopalkrishna Gandhi and Prakash Ambedkar, but other parties, including the Congress, are believed to have put their weight behind Meira ... Lire la suite »