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Qui est Nicole Belloubet, la nouvelle Garde des Sceaux — Gouvernement

Après un mois et quatre jours à la tête du ministère de la Justice , François Bayrou a cédé sa place à Nicole Belloubet jeudi matin. Jusqu'ici, elle était membre du Conseil constitutionnel. La promesse de la parité a donc plus qu'été tenue. Alors que le gouvernement Philippe I était composé de onze femmes sur vingt-deux membres, le nouveau s'appuie sur quinze femmes contre treize hommes. Read More »

5 people electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey

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Sources say the 58-year-old owner of the resort and his 30-year-old son are among the dead. The five victims were rushed to a hospital, however their hearts had already stopped due to the electrocution, according to the hospital. A sixth person was also reportedly taken to hospital with unknown injuries. According to reports, an investigation into the incident is underway. Read More »

Trump signs 'historic' bill to transform VA

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President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law created to make it easier to fire Department of Veterans Affairs employees. Trump, who promised to improve healthcare for veterans during his campaign, said the bill was one of the largest reforms to the VA in its history and is "essential to making sure our veterans are treated with respect". Read More »

Jose Mourinho accused of $3.6 million tax fraud while at Real Ma

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He is due to play for Real Madrid against Barcelona in a friendly in Miami on July 29. Real Madrid was not immediately available for comment on the allegations against Mourihno or Ronaldo's hearing. A prosecutor claimed Mourinho benefited from not declaring his income from the use of image rights. It will now be up to a judge to decide whether to take the matter to court. Read More »

Pro-Islamic state militants storm school in southern Philippines

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Military spokesman Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla said the gunmen targeted an army outpost and a patrol base of pro-government militiamen, who fired back and were later reinforced by army troops. The attackers apparently were withdrawing, Padilla said. Encinas and Padilla said there had also been skirmishes throughout the day outside of Pigkawayan, which is surrounded by marshlands, mountains and farmlands. Read More »

Grenfell Tower cladding 'failed all safety tests', say police

The department also said exterior cladding attached to the 24-story public housing project during a recent renovation failed safety tests conducted by investigators, and that police have seized documents from a number of organizations. On behalf of people across the whole of the Basildon Borough we send our heartfelt condolences to all those who have lost loved ones and their homes. Read More »

Mining a 'sunrise industry' with many opportunities - Zwane

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There has been a visible change in mining as a key sector of the economy in this country. "I can not say the charter will change", he added. Zwane said this when he was tabling the R1.779 billion Budget Vote of the Mineral Resources Department in the National Council of Provinces on Wednesday. Read More »

Federal appeals panel upholds ruling on 'Making a Murderer' confession

After almost a year of ups and downs, Brendan Dassey-the nephew of Making a Murderer's Steven Avery , who was convicted of intentional homicide in the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach-has won a major victory in court . The 7th US Circuit Court of Appeals, agreeing with a judge's decision in August, said that " no reasonable court" could find his confession was voluntary. Read More »

Theresa May donne des garanties — Brexit

Une proposition que Jean-Claude Juncker salue ce vendredi mais estime que ces premières dispositions sont un "premier pas" mais encore "insuffisant". Côté diplomatie, le président français Emmanuel Macron, pour sa première apparition à un sommet européen, et la chancelière allemande Angela Merkel feront un point sur l'application des accords de Minsk (2015) censés ramener la paix dans l'est de l'Ukraine, sans succès jusqu'à présent. Read More »

Brown appoints four new Eskom board members

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Luthuli was also previously an Eskom board member, before reappearing on the Acsa board. Following that, Ben Ngubane resigned as Eskom chairperson, citing personal reasons, and Brown appointed Zethembe Khoza in his place. Last month, when Brown ordered the board to rescind the controversial reappointment of Brian Molefe , she stated she would appoint an acting CEO within 48 hours. Read More »

Seven Sailors Killed as US Navy Destroyer Collides with a Container Ship

Joseph Aucoin in a press conference held Sunday in Yokosuka, Japan. Divers found the missing sailors after they were able to gain access to parts of the USS Fitzgerald that were damaged in the collision. But if the container vessel was approaching from the US ship's right side, the destroyer had the obligation to give it the right of way , a Japanese coastguard spokesman said. Read More »

Redskins Expected to Get Legal Boost After Supreme Court Ruling on Trademarks

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A district court in Virginia upheld the cancellation in 2015, and so the team appealed to the Fourth Circuit, which put the case aside while The Slants case-officially Matal v. The issue: whether the "disparagement clause" of the Lanham Act violates the First Amendment . Now, the Patent Office's original ruling is surely tossed out with the Supreme Court's decision. Read More »

Obamacare replacement bill to take centre stage in US Senate

Obama claims that there is more at stake here than political capital, that, again, there are millions and millions of Americans who will be hurt by this rushed and mean-spirited bill. Obama was more than skeptical. Hassan: "You shouldn't be distracted by small symbolic attempts in this bill to get votes". Speaking on the Senate floor, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer asserted that the Senate's version would end Medicaid "as we know it" by decreasing federal support for the ... Read More »

U.S. fighter jet shoots down pro-Syrian-regime drone

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Central Command. The unmanned, armed drone was advancing on U.S. forces, and was shot at after it "displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces" according to a statement carried by Reuters. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which are now moving towards Raqqah in a bid to remove Daesh from its Syrian stronghold, are often accompanied by USA special operations forces. Read More »

Possible tornado damage near Birmingham, Alabama

Residents and government officials along the northern Gulf Coast are closely watching Tropical Storm Cindy , which the National Weather Service said could cause "life-threatening flash flooding". "Most of us will receive 2-3" of rain Friday night, but some locations may see as little as an inch while others may see as much as 4" of rain. She was unable to make it into Cameron because of the flooded roads. Read More »

Trump Says Some Things Comey Told Committee 'Just Weren't True'

In his testimony, Comey, who was sacked by Trump last month, told senators that he arranged to have the memos he recorded of his private conversations with the president released by a friend to a news reporter to put pressure on the FBI to appoint a special counsel to lead the Russian Federation investigation . Read More »

Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCTH), Macy's Inc (NYSE:M)

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Investors who are keeping close eye on Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK ) stock; watched recent volatility movements, they can see that shares have been recorded at 4.93% for the week, and 4.73% for the last month. Traders will most likely be honing their strategies that they created, trying to beat the market over the next couple of months. However, the panic subsided and growth-hungry investors came searching for their favorite stocks in the wreckage. Read More »

Obama slams Senate healthcare bill on Facebook

The Reform movement called the proposed measure "deeply harmful". In his statement , Obama said the Senate bill is "not a health care bill". Jewish groups, including the Reform movement, the Jewish Federations of North America, and B'nai B'rith worldwide denounced that measure, while the Republican Jewish Coalition praised it. Read More »

Pope recognizes 'heroism' of Eastern Catholic churches

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The churches of Eastern Europe have been freed from oppression under Communism, he observed, but in the Middle East-and particularly in Syria, Iraq, and Egypt-Christians still "suffer as a result of the ongoing war and the senseless violence perpetrated by fundamentalist terrorism". Read More »

JD (U) to support Ram Nath Kovind for President

The former chief minister said BJP president Amit Shah spoke to him over phone and sought his support for the party nominee. The BJP's oldest ally had last voted with the NDA in 2002 when it extended support to the candidature of A.P.J. Read More »

RJD Leader Says Nitish Betrayed Grand Alliance by Supporting NDA Candidate

AIADMK (Amma) faction leader T. T. V. Dhinakaran today announced the camp's support to NDA's candidate Ram Nath Kovind in the July 17 presidential poll. JD-U leader Sharad Yadav was also a member of the sub-committee formed by opposition parties to decide the presidential candidate. Kovind's candidature has been opposed by many Opposition parties over his affiliation with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ). Read More »

Karen Handel speaks to FOX 5 following 6th District win

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And while experts say the demoralizing loss isn't necessarily a harbinger of more losses to come in the 2018 midterms, it has Democrats taking stock and asking whether it's time for new party leadership - specifically whether House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi should step aside. Read More »