• Breaking Twitter Silence, Trump Sees Lies, Vindication in 'Leaker' Comey's Testimony
Breaking Twitter Silence, Trump Sees Lies, Vindication in 'Leaker' Comey's Testimony

Trump's assertion came after he branded Comey as a "leaker" and claimed "total and complete vindication" after ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director's testimony before a Senate Committee. Those conversations are reflected in memos Mr Comey wrote, and now are in the possession of Robert Mueller , the special counsel in the Russian Fed...

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  • 'Qatar must do more to combat extremism,' says Tillerson
'Qatar must do more to combat extremism,' says Tillerson

Saudi Arabia and other nations cut off diplomatic relations with Qatar earlier this week. The UAE has even made it illegal to post expressions of sympathy toward Qatar on social media. In reality, neither side in this battle among dictatorships deserves full USA support. Riyadh , Cairo and their allies accuse Qatar, the world's richest count...

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  • HomePod: Apple's first new product in years
HomePod: Apple's first new product in years

Focusing on sound quality would give Apple an advantage, particularly given its historical strength in music, if it moves to another front in its war against Google and Amazon .com. So far, interest in VR has been strongest among gamers, developers and hardware makers rather than everyday users. Safari, Apple's web browser, is getting new ...

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  • Apple introduces new iMac Pro and updates iMac and MacBook Pro line
Apple introduces new iMac Pro and updates iMac and MacBook Pro line

Apple also confirmed that the entry level iMac models will have the Intel Iris Plus Graphics which is up to 80 percent faster graphics than the previous generation. The iMac line is will lead off with the 21.5-inch at $1,099, the Retina 4K 21.5-inch at $1,299, and the Retina 5K 27-inch for $1,799. The all-new iMac Pro will come in new Space Grey ...

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  • Crise du Golfe: le chef de la diplomatie de Bahreïn en Turquie
Crise du Golfe: le chef de la diplomatie de Bahreïn en Turquie

Abidjan, 09 juin (AIP) - Le président turc, Recep Tayyip Erdogan , a signé vendredi la loi permettant le déploiement de troupes sur une base turque au Qatar dans le cadre d'un accord signé en 2014. Le Qatar a réfuté, pour sa part, les accusations qui lui sont portées, se considérant victime d'une campagne de diffamation et accusant ses voisins du ...

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  • Mom charged after leaving toddlers to die in hot vehicle
Mom charged after leaving toddlers to die in hot vehicle

Amanda Hawkins , 19, left her two little daughters in her vehicle on one of the hottest days of the year because she wanted to have fun with friends. For more than 15 hours, the girls stayed in the auto until about noon on Wednesday. She attempted to bathe them but didn't immediately take them to the hospital because she "did not want to ...

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  • Theresa May Announces Plan To Form Government After Queen's Approval
Theresa May Announces Plan To Form Government After Queen's Approval

Ms Davidson, who became engaged to partner Jen Wilson in May 2016, told the BBC: "I was fairly straightforward with her (Mrs May) and I told her that there were a number of things that count to me more than the party ". The vicar s daughter presented herself as a "strong and stable leader" but is now facing calls to resign after throwing away he...

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  • 'Climate train has left the station' without Trump: Former Canadian diplomat
'Climate train has left the station' without Trump: Former Canadian diplomat

But according to a media report by United States website Axios , Mr Trump has told "confidants", including the head of the Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt , that he plans to leave a landmark worldwide agreement on climate change .

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  • Sheriff: Fired worker had plan to kill former co-workers
Sheriff: Fired worker had plan to kill former co-workers

In a news conference, Sheriff Jerry Demings called the shooting that left four men and one woman dead early Monday a "tragic incident". "She just kept saying, 'My boss is dead; my boss is dead'". Demings said his deputies were called to the business three years ago amid accusations Neuman assaulted an employee, though no charges were filed in t...

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  • Emirati diplomat to AP: 'Nothing to negotiate' with Qatar
Emirati diplomat to AP: 'Nothing to negotiate' with Qatar

The Arab countries have blocked Qatari vessels from entering their airspace, as well as using their seaports, and Saudi Arabia has closed off its land border. Gargash said Qatar "absolutely" should expel members of Hamas , stop its support of terror groups "with al-Qaida DNA" around the world and rein in the many media outlets it funds, chief am...

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  • US Soldiers Killed After Afghan Soldier Opens Fire
US Soldiers Killed After Afghan Soldier Opens Fire

The shooting occurred in Achin district, where USA special forces have been fighting alongside Afghan troops against the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) and Taliban militants, said Attaullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the Nangarhar provincial governor.

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  • Korea leader warns North after latest missile launch
Korea leader warns North after latest missile launch

In a rare news briefing on Friday, Chung Eui-yong made clear that Seoul's decision to hold off the full deployment of the USA anti-missile system pending a review of environmental impact is purely a domestic measure for the sake of ensuring a democratic process.

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  • Theresa May to carry on as British PM
Theresa May to carry on as British PM

If they are right, President Trump will have a competitor for scandal headlines. Cutting a deal with the DUP , which won 10 seats, may not be straightforward. May, a leader much diminished, must now bear the burden of entrenching a majority able to confront the larger challenge of negotiating Brexit before - probably inevitably - she will go, ...

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  • LeBron James moves past Michael Jordan on NBA Finals all-time scoring list
LeBron James moves past Michael Jordan on NBA Finals all-time scoring list

The Warriors looks like the team to beat for the foreseeable future. "I got to talk to y'all in like three or four weeks", Iguodala said Thursday. Moving past Jordan is a big accomplishment all by itself. Having made the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history to beat Golden State previous year, the Cleveland Cavaliers need an even be...

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  • 13 marines killed amid battle with militants laying siege to Philippine city
13 marines killed amid battle with militants laying siege to Philippine city

Iligan ( Philippines ), Jun 10 (AP) Thirteen Philippine marines were killed in fierce fighting with Muslim militants who have laid siege to southern Marawi city for almost a month in the biggest single-day loss for government forces, the military said today.

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  • Iran arrests 7 suspects for supporting Tehran attacks
Iran arrests 7 suspects for supporting Tehran attacks

Ahmad Fazelian, a provincial judiciary official, said the seven, suspected of "providing support for the terrorist team", were detained in Fardis, about 50 km (31 miles) west of Tehran, the judiciary's online news agency Mizan reported. On Thursday, Iranian authorities said the assailants were Iranian nationals and they have arrested six suspec...

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  • Death Toll In Tehran Attack Rises; Iranian Official Calls US Response 'Repugnant'
Death Toll In Tehran Attack Rises; Iranian Official Calls US Response 'Repugnant'

Police said five people were arrested around Khomeini's shrine on suspicion of involvement, while the intelligence ministry said a third team had been stopped before the attacks started. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a tweet on Thursday called the White House comments "repugnant" and accused the USA of supporting terror. State Departme...

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  • UKIP says won't suspend election campaigning after London attack
UKIP says won't suspend election campaigning after London attack

All election campaigning was stopped for two days after the attack as politicians condemned terrorist in unity, with no party seeking to make political capital out of the atrocity. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said in a statement that campaigning would be suspended until the evening "as a mark of respect for those who have died and suffered ...

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  • Trump speaks to Qatar Emir; offers to mediate Gulf crisis
Trump speaks to Qatar Emir; offers to mediate Gulf crisis

Launching an extraordinary allegation against a key USA military partner, Trump derided what he called Qatar's "extremist ideology in terms of funding" terrorist groups, an accusation Qatar has repeatedly and vehemently denied. Davis said the diplomatic rift has not interrupted or curtailed operations at al-Udeid air base, a launching pad for US mi...

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  • Apple kicks off mega event with virtual reality, browser privacy
Apple kicks off mega event with virtual reality, browser privacy

Apple nodded to several up-and-coming technology trends , unveiling a new "smart" home speaker and device features touching on virtual reality, online privacy and a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning . As part of the announcement at the Worldwide Developers Conference , Apple touted upgrades for the Siri personal as...

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  • Trump breaks campaign promise by not moving US Embassy to Jerusalem
Trump breaks campaign promise by not moving US Embassy to Jerusalem

Postponing the embassy move will actually make peace more hard to achieve, as it raises the false expectations of Palestinians that the city will be redivided. "The focus is on how upsetting it'd be to Palestinians if the United States recognized Jerusalem as the Jewish capital", Oren said during Trump's visit to Israel.

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  • Au Royaume-Uni, l'électorat inflige un camouflet à Theresa May
Au Royaume-Uni, l'électorat inflige un camouflet à Theresa May

Les conservateurs sont en tête du scrutin des élections législatives, mais ont perdu une quinzaine de sièges, tandis que l'opposition travailliste en a gagné une petite trentaine, selon les résultats quasi définitifs du 8 juin. Pour Mike Finn, de l'université de Warwick, le Royaume-Uni s'expose "à une période de coalition ou à de nouvelles élection...

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  • Des coups de feu au sein du Parlement — Iran
Des coups de feu au sein du Parlement — Iran

A Washington, tout en soulignant prier pour le "peuple iranien", Donald Trump a lancé une mise en garde contre Téhéran: "les Etats qui appuient le terrorisme risquent de devenir les victimes du mal qu'ils soutiennent", a-t-il dit dans un bref communiqué.

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  • Etats-Unis : Comey juge
Etats-Unis : Comey juge "dérangeantes" les demandes de Trump sur l'enquête russe

Dans un témoignage écrit publié mercredi, à la veille de son audition, James Comey a déclaré que Donald Trump , lors d'une rencontre le 14 février, lui avait demandé d'abandonner l'enquête du FBI sur son ancien conseiller à la sécurité nationale Michael Flynn, qui avait démissionné la veille.

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  • L'alliance contre le groupe EI gagne du terrain à Raqqa — Syrie
L'alliance contre le groupe EI gagne du terrain à Raqqa — Syrie

Des avions russes ont aussi effectué des raids contre des convois de l'EI partant de Raqqa . Après avoir lancé en 2014 sa campagne aérienne contre les jihadistes en Irak et en Syrie , les Etats-Unis, à la tête d'une coalition internationale , se sont trouvés confrontés à la nécessité de trouver un allié fiable sur le terrain.

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  • Au moins deux morts dans deux attaques simultanées à Téhéran
Au moins deux morts dans deux attaques simultanées à Téhéran

Parallèlement au communiqué de Donald Trump , le Sénat américain a en effet voté par 92 voix contre 7 de nouvelles sanctions à l'encontre de l'Iran pour "soutien à des actes de terrorisme international". Par ailleurs, une voiture abandonnée dans laquelle se trouvaient au moins 22 pistolets a été découverte dans la province de Kermanshah, selon l...

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  • Quel scénario pour les conservateurs sans majorité — Grande-Bretagne
Quel scénario pour les conservateurs sans majorité — Grande-Bretagne

La première ministre britannique avait convoqué une élection anticipée pour consolider sa majorité; elle l'a affaiblie. Alors que Jeremy Corbyn a appelé Theresa May à démissionner et que des critiques s'élèvent déjà dans son propre camp face à son pari apparemment perdu des élections anticipées de jeudi, la Première ministre a fait front lors...

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  • Etats-Unis: L'ex-directeur du FBI accuse l'administration Trump de mensonges
Etats-Unis: L'ex-directeur du FBI accuse l'administration Trump de mensonges

Mais il a confirmé que Donald Trump lui avait demandé sa " loyauté " (ce qu'a démenti, hier, l'avocat personnel du Président) alors même qu'il supervisait les investigations sur une éventuelle collusion entre des membres de l'équipe de campagne du milliardaire et la Russie pendant la campagne présidentielle de 2016.

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  • Donald Trump n'a jamais exigé la
Donald Trump n'a jamais exigé la "loyauté" de James Comey

Ce délit majeur a dans le passé conduit au lancement par le Congrès de procédures de destitution contre les présidents Richard Nixon et Bill Clinton. "Je craignais honnêtement qu'il ne mente sur la nature de notre réunion", a-t-il justifié, une déclaration extraordinaire concernant un président en exercice.

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  • Assistants parlementaires du MoDem: ouverture d'une enquête préliminaire
Assistants parlementaires du MoDem: ouverture d'une enquête préliminaire

Mais d'autres témoignages recueillis par la presse semblent indiquer que la pratique ne serait pas isolée au sein du parti centriste et l'enquête du parquet va également s'attacher à examiner ces autres cas. Georges Fenech, député LR du Rhône , estimé ce vendredi que le garde des Sceaux et président du MoDem François Bayrou se retrouve " dans u...

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