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L'UE préfère parler d'avenir à 27 que de Brexit — Sommet de Bruxelles

Emmanuel Macron a plaidé, en arrivant à Bruxelles pour son premier sommet européen, pour que l'Europe "apporte une réponse concrète au dérèglement de la mondialisation". La Belgique a été à nouveau la cible d'un attentat mardi soir, qui n'a pas fait de victime, quand un homme de nationalité marocaine a fait exploser une bombe dans l'une des principales gares de Bruxelles, à quelques kilomètres du quartier européen, avant d'être abattu par un soldat. Read More »

Décès du père de Mortada Iamrachen — Hirak

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Il sera inhumé à Ajdir. Considéré comme une des figures modérées du mouvement de contestation d'Al Hoceima, El Mortada Iamrachen est poursuivi dans le cadre de la loi antiterroriste pour " incitation et apologie d'une organisation ", selon l'agence de presse MAP qui cite une source judiciaire sans donner plus de précision pour l'heure. Read More »

Airstrike Last Month Might Have Killed ISIS Leader — Russian Military

The Russian military said Friday it is investigating whether an airstrike in the Syrian desert has killed Abu Bakr Baghdadi , Islamic State's self-described "caliph". Al-Obeidi is not a member. He is known to stay on the move. The Russians further claimed they had information indicating the meeting was a leadership gathering to discuss withdrawing from Raqqa, the group's self-proclaimed capital in Syria . Read More »

Ho Ching comments on Lee Hsien Yang's Facebook post

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Ministerial committees, such as the one weighing the options for the house on 38 Oxley Road, are neither mysterious nor rare, and are created to ensure that the country's long-term interests are served, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said on Thursday (June 22). Read More »

Trump kicks Nancy Pelosi when she's down

President Trump taunted Democrats Thursday, who have floated the idea of replacing House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in the wake of congressional candidate Jon Ossoff's loss in Georgia. "We don't agonize, we organize", she added. She was then elected and served as Georgia's secretary of state from 2007 to 2010. At one for five in this year's special congressional elections - the one being a Southern California district where the GOP is moribund - the Democratic batting average is ... Read More »

Senate approves new Russia sanctions

The amendment, which includes new sanctions on the Kremlin over human rights violations and meddling in the 2016 presidential election, is attached to an Iran sanctions bill that could pass as soon as this week, making it more hard for President Trump to veto the legislation. Read More »

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Slams 'Blood Money' GOP Health Care Bill

Trump welcomed the bill but indicated changes might be in store, tweeting: "I am very supportive of the Senate #Healthcarebill ". The plan gets rid of those mandates. "The next day I brought those up and said: 'We don't have this in there, and this in there and this in there.' I brought up six different things and they said, 'we're not going to talk about those, ' and that ended the gang of six - and they didn't wind up in the bill". Read More »

Latest Northern Ireland talks' deadline in doubt: Sinn Fein

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Party sources warned that the DUP "can't be taken for granted" and urged ministers to put "greater focus" on the talks to secure a majority. He also warned against the constitutional risks of a DUP deal "playing one part of the United Kingdom off against another". Read More »

Un remaniement plus compliqué que prévu — France

Depuis lundi et l'annonce du départ de Richard Ferrand , qui briguera la tête du groupe LREM à l'Assemblée, Emmanuel Macron s'est tenu à distance des rebondissements politiques qui ont précédé l'annonce du remaniement. Malgré la série de démissions majeures qui frappe le gouvernement , l'objectif est maintenu d'annoncer le gouvernement Philippe 2 d'ici 18h ont indiqué conjointement l'Elysée et Matignon. Read More »

Seven US soldiers wounded in insider attack at Afghan base

In March another insider attack killed three USA soldiers. Sunday's attack was the second terror incident in Gardez within weeks. How did the inside attack in an American base happen? "Afghan traders will also take part in establishing the business center and it will resolve the existing problems", said Khan Jan Alokozay, ACCI's deputy head. Read More »

Weakening Cindy heads inland, spreading heavy rain

Most of the WAFB viewing area had the advantage of being in the dry slot of circulation around Tropical Storm Cindy on Wednesday and that resulted in a much-appreciated reduction in our forecast rain totals for the event. A 10-year-old boy died in Fort Morgan, Alabama, on Wednesday, according to the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office. "It's pretty quiet", Caldemeyer said by phone from Rough Water Bait and Tackle. Read More »

Disability advocates protest outside McConnell's office over health care bill

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And it was upsetting to watch the Capitol Police physically removing people - by dragging them, lifting them or pushing their wheelchairs away from McConnell's office. Alison Barkoff, the director of advocacy for the Center for Public Representation, helped organize the protest . Numerous protesters were with the group ADAPT , which identifies itself as a nonprofit for people with disabilities . Read More »

Ram Nath Kovind files Presidential nomination, vows to uphold dignity of office

They said state BJP leaders may reach out to opposition parties as well and ask them to attend the meetings to be addressed by Kovind. Kovind thanked Modi, the NDA Chief Ministers and others for supporting his candidature. As he walked to the room of the Returning Officer, Kovind folded his hands to greet his supporters. The JD-U (1.91 per cent) is also backing him. Kovind is all set to sail through the July 17 presidential election as he is guaranteed to get more than 61 percent of the ... Read More »

Unsettled, wet, and humid to start the first weekend of Summer

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Temperatures will hover near 70 with very muggy conditions and some fog. Oof, it's steamy. There's a decent chance much of the day is dry, with the best odds of rain generally ending near sunrise from overnight activity. This will be a close call. Sunday afternoon the clouds get thicker as another rainmaker approaches Sunday evening into Monday . The weather next week looks seasonable with just a chance of showers, but no rainy days. Read More »

California Assembly leader shelves single-payer health plan

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California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon said he's pausing the advance of a single-payer health care measure until lawmakers work out further details about how to pay for it. "In fact, it leaves open the exact deep discussion and debate the senators who voted for SB 562 repeatedly said is needed", Rendon said. Expanding health care to all California residents under the Healthy California Act is projected to cost the state about $400 billion per year, or roughly 10% more than is being ... Read More »

After Angering GTA 5 Fans, Rockstar Releases New Statement On PC Mods

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Rockstar has now come out and given an update on the situation, stating that Take-Two will generally allow single-player, non-commercial mods on PC games. The statement comes a week after Take-Two Interactive sent a cease and desist letter to the developers of the modding tool OpenIV. The modding tool was used by thousands of modders around the world to open and edit the files of the Rockstar Games titles Grand Theft Auto IV, Grand Theft Auto V and Max Payne 3. Read More »

Trump remains confident of the US's economic policies

Well, turns out there's no secrets - he actually just prefers rich people, admitting that himself while speaking at a rally in Iowa earlier this week. Initial claims for USA state unemployment benefits increased 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 241,000 for the week ending June 17, the Labor Department said yesterday. Read More »

Tallest building west of Mississippi River open

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Times reporter brought this to his attention. Including a decorative spire, it's 1,100 feet tall. The 73-story, 1,100-foot-high (335.3 meters) Wilshire Grand Center, the tallest building west of the MS, opens Friday, celebrating with lights and fanfare in a once-stodgy downtown that has erupted in new skyscrapers. Read More »

USA student released from North Korean jail in coma

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Warmbier had been serving a 15-year prison term. After a senior State Department official flew to Pyongyang to demand the 22-year-old's release on humanitarian grounds, he was flown out in a medical evacuation. In Tokyo, a visiting senior USA official said Rodman is making the trip as a private citizen. Warmbier's ordeal has spanned two administrations, and his parents have pleaded with both to try to secure his release. Read More »

Illinois Governor Signs Repeat Gun Offender Plan Into Law

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The new law will strengthen sentencing guidelines for individuals who commit more than one gun crime. A judge wanting to hand down a lesser sentence would need to explain why in a written statement. Critics of the measure said it fails to adequately address the underlying issues driving Chicago's violence. Proponents say it'll decrease gun violence by giving Chicago law enforcement a needed tool. Read More »

Florida governor signs medical marijuana legislation

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Scott signed the rules implementing Amendment 2 , which was approved by 71 percent of voter in November, our news partners at WKMG report. The constitutional amendment gave doctors the authority to order marijuana for potentially hundreds of thousands of patients who suffer from debilitating conditions including cancer, epilepsy, glaucoma, HIV, AIDS, post-traumatic stress disorder, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Crohn's disease, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis. Read More »

Russian Federation warships and sub fire cruise missiles at Syria: Moscow

The downing of a Syrian plane did not appear to have prevented Syria from attempting a similar bombing Tuesday, according to U.S. military officials. "The Ministry of Defense's response that Russian air defence systems will follow all "flying objects" west of the Euphrates as targets indicates an attempt to deter further confrontations through territorial demarcation", Lain says. Read More »

Architect of Germany's reunification ex-Chancellor Helmut Kohl dies

Kohl never shied from expressing pride in what he often called "this, our Fatherland", even when the phrase unsettled many who had suffered at his country's hands in World War II . Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl means that Israel has lost one of its "greatest friends". Read More »

Médiation: Macky et Niass arrondissent les angles

Exprimant son ras-le-bol, le comité national électoral avait menacé de quitter la coalition Benno Bokk Yakaar (BBY). Une médiation entamée par des responsables des deux (2) camps, "l'As" a appris que Macky Sall et Moustapha Niass se sont parlés et ont arrondi les angles. Read More »