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US can't strip citizenship in certain cases of lying

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At the Supreme Court , her lawyers argued that her lie was immaterial to the naturalization process. "Under the government's view", Kagan wrote, "a prosecutor could scour her paperwork and bring a §1425 (a) charge on that meager basis, even many years after she became a citizen". Lire la suite »

Myanmar Contributes to Increasing Global Displacement

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According to the United Nations Refugee Agency, almost 66 million people were forcibly displaced from their homes previous year as a result of persecution , violence and human rights violations. South Sudan, with a little over a quarter, has the next-biggest proportion - and fastest growing displaced population overall, the agency said. Afghanistan was second with 2.5 million and South Sudan was third with 1.4 million. Lire la suite »

North Korea tests rocket engine

U.S. officials believe the test was done to see how the smallest stage of a three-stage intercontinental ballistic missile would work. These findings mark the first signs seen for North Korea's nuclear program after several weeks. Due to the secretive nature of all of North Korea's military activity, it is hard for experts to assess how close the country is to building a reliable ICBM. Lire la suite »

1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447 million

They will take home the tenth biggest lottery win in U.S. history, officials said. The earliest the victor could claim their prize was 8 a.m. Sunday; the victor will have one year from the draw date to come forward. The winning ticket was sold in Sun City at at Marietta Liquor & Deli, which will score a $1 million bonus. California is one of 44 states, plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, that participate in Powerball. Lire la suite »

Containment of Southern California forest fire increases

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The latest information from Friday morning has the blaze at 1,516 acres or a little more than 2 square miles, which is slightly less than numbers released Thursday night, according to Anna Bribiescas, spokeswoman for the USFS. There are still a number of fire personnel and equipment on the highway, officials said. The blaze began near Holcomb Valley Road and Highway 18 in the Baldwin Lake area of Big Bear City. Lire la suite »

Fridge-freezer maker offers condolences in tower fire

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McCormack confirmed that a fridge-freezer started the fire at Grenfell Tower , and that it was not deliberate. UK Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn said each of the London tower block deaths "could and should have been avoided" due to the revelation that the cladding used had been combustible. Lire la suite »

Explosion rocks Brussels train station; suspect 'neutralized'

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He declined to say whether police were aware of him for any other kind of offense. "As part of the investigation into the terrorist attack of 20 June 2017 at the Brussels Central Station, the preliminary results of the search carried out in the residence of the suspect O.Z.in Sint-Jans-Molenbeek, showed that he probably made the bomb there", the prosecutor's office said in a statement Wednesday. Lire la suite »

Police reveal cause of deadly London tower fire

Whirlpool, which owns Hotpoint, said, "We offer our most profound condolences to the victims, those who have lost loved ones, homes, and possessions, and to their friends and families". To make sure everyone comes forward, London Mayor Sadiq Khan pledged to seek an amnesty for people who may have been living in the public housing block illegally. Lire la suite »

US Senate backs legislation to slap new sanctions on Russia

The two Senators that voted "no" were Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Rand Paul (R-KY). "After Putin directly and maliciously interfered in America's presidential election, the notion that we would make concessions to them - like handing over access to this mansion on a silver platter - is offensive, weak and counterproductive", Schumer told Newsday. Lire la suite »

Mueller is "Good Friends" with Comey, and that's "Bothersome"

The Secret Service had said it had no audio copies or transcripts of any tapes recorded within Trump's White House, according to a freedom of information request submitted by The Wall Street Journal. "He was - he did admit that what I said was right". "Oh, you're going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer", Trump said. Lawmakers investigating allegations of Russian interference in the United States election had asked the White House for any such recordings. Lire la suite »

Survey shows surge in younger voters in UK election

The Labour leader, who is set to introduce Run The Jewels at Glastonbury Festival , pipped the Prime Minister in a new poll commisioned by YouGov. Prime Minister May seems to have taken a major hit with her snap general election gamble backfiring earlier this month and losing her a majority in Parliament, the survey claims. Lire la suite »

Judiciary committee asks Lynch to disclose Clinton email conversations

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There are also looking for documents and information about whether the FBI investigated the communication. The Judiciary Committee's decision to investigate Lynch's conduct comes weeks after ousted FBI Director James Comey publicly testified that she tried to influence the way he discussed the email probe by telling him to call it a "matter" instead of an investigation. Lire la suite »

Donald Trump: I have no recordings of chats with fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director

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Trump did leave the option open in his Thursday tweet that someone else recorded his conversation with Comey, saying, "I have no idea whether there are "tapes" or recordings". Trump biographer Tim O'Brien told CNN the president admitted he recorded his conversations with Comey, but later said in a deposition that he used the threat of tapes to "intimidate" the former Federal Bureau of Investigation head. Lire la suite »

Police Drag Disabled Demonstrators From Capitol Hill During Healthcare Bill Protest

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ADAPT , a nonprofit group that advocates for people with disabilities, organized the "die-in" protest, bringing dozens to the Russell Senate Office. "The American Health Care Act caps and significantly cuts Medicaid which will greatly reduce access to medical care and home and community based services for elderly and disabled Americans who will either die or be forced into institutions", Bruce Darling, an ADAPT organizer taking part in the protest, said in a statement . Lire la suite »

Oussama Zariouh a-t-il voulu entrer dans un train?

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Sous le choc, ils essayent de comprendre pourquoi il a été abattu: " Pourquoi ne donnent-ils pas de preuves de l'implication de mon frère? "C'était un homme sensible", dit sa soeur. J'ai lu qu'Oussama ne s'entendait pas avec sa famille. Selon son père, Oussama n'était pas radicalisé. "Il n'avait pas de sympathie pour l'Etat islamique et n'était sûrement pas membre du groupe terroriste". Lire la suite »

Who Is Jay Sekulow?

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Sekulow is responding on "Fox and Friends" to a statement that Trump's tweets can make it harder for others to do their job. Comey said under oath during his much-anticipated Senate hearing earlier this month that he believes he was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation. Lire la suite »

Local lawmakers weigh in on Senate GOP healthcare bill

They also repeal federal funding for Planned Parenthood and divert hundreds of billions of dollars out of Medicaid and into tax breaks for wealthy Americans . They didn't say why it was not included in the Thursday draft , but it could be because they suspect it will breach Senate rules. That's because they're keyed to the cost of a bare-bones plan, and because additional help now provided for deductibles and copayments would be discontinued. Lire la suite »

Senate GOP health care bill released

It would also end the tax penalties under Mr Obama's law on people who do not buy insurance - the so-called individual mandate - and on larger firms that do not offer coverage to their employees. "Let us right now, Democrats and Republicans , sit down and try to come up with a bipartisan bill", Schumer said. Two Milwaukee health care leaders questioned why the bill had to be voted on next week. Lire la suite »

François Bayrou assure être "la cible" de l'enquête sur les emplois

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Le matin, François Bayrou avait annoncé son départ de l'exécutif, mis sous pression depuis le départ de Sylvie Goulard . Cinq députés ou anciens députés européens, dont Marielle de Sarnez et Sylvie Goulard auraient accepté , à la demande de la direction du Modem , de mettre à la disposition du parti un de leurs assista nts parlementaires européens. Lire la suite »

India's opposition pitch Dalit for president

Mayawati said at a press conference this evening, "I had initially said Kovind was connected to RSS and BJP ideologies". Talking to reporters, Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, said: "There could not have been a better candidate than Meira Kumar for the post of President". Lire la suite »