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'Anxiety and fear' over Tory-DUP deal: Sinn Fein

Theresa May and Boris Johnson at the first Cabinet meeting after the United Kingdom election. "Scotland voted against Brexit". May apologised to Conservative MPs on Monday, accepting personal responsibility for failing to win an outright victory and sacrificing the parliamentary majority she inherited from her predecessor David Cameron when she came to power past year following the UK's vote to exit the European Union (EU). Read More »

5 key takeaways from Attorney General Sessions' testimony

Sessions hedged nearly all of his answers about whether/when he met with Russians, or why he was involved in firing Comey, or how he feels about the president's decisions, with: " I don't recall " or "I believe so" or "maybe". Sessions shot back: "I am not stonewalling". Sessions said on Tuesday he did not recuse himself because he felt he was a subject of the investigation himself but rather because he felt he was required to by Justice Department rules. Read More »

Five big changes coming to your iPhone and iPad this fall


However, the use of the all-in-one form factor raises many concerns. Bass was deeper, and vocals more distinct from the rest of the mix. The HomePod is due to be released in Australia in December, with the price to be announced soon (expect around $500 based on U.S. Read More »

Get ready for the coming iOS 11 'Appocalypse'

Apple already uses something called "machine learning" to give its gadgets and software the ability to look for patterns and learn from what they see. At WWDC , Tim Cook showed off Apple's cool new " augmented reality " (AR) software. iPhone users who have jailbroken their devices are able to enjoy features and tweaks that others can't. Read More »

Turkey can play positive role in solving Qatar crisis

USA ambassadorships usually last for three years and a source told CNN that she is leaving Qatar as her post is over. The crisis has put Turkey in a hard position as it views Qatar as one of its chief allies in the region, but Ankara also seeks to avoid damaging relations with Saudi Arabia and other Arab states. Read More »

Minecraft Cross-Play to Be Allowed on Consoles, PC, VR, and Mobile

On the other hand, those with the "Bedrock" version will simply go by " Minecraft ". You can find the latest announcement trailer below, featuring the upcoming texture pack, and in-game footage. "Our goal is to connect everyone together and, spiritually, that's what we're moving toward", executive producer Jesse Merriam was quoted as saying by Mashable . Read More »

E3 2017: Main Pokemon Game Will Be Released For The Nintendo Switch

Completing these will grant you Moons - Odyssey's equivalent of Stars or Shrines. The video also talks a bit more about the game's forms of currency, and what you can buy with them. One excellent homage to the earlier Mario titles is the ability to enter green pipes which paste a 2D Mario across a wall; a mirror of the original game, adding a different point to play. Read More »

Arlene Foster, une dirigeante façonnée par le conflit nord-irlandais — Royaume-Uni


Sur le Brexit en revanche, rien n'a changé selon M. Davis qui a affirmé qu'une sortie du marché unique européen était nécessaire "pour reprendre le contrôle " des frontières britanniques. A Belfast, les nationalistes du Sinn Féin redoutent eux aussi cette perspective. Quand THE TIMES parle d'une femme en sursis, THE DAILY TELEGRAPH estime pour sa part que Theresa May est fini, du moins, précise son confrère germanique HANDELSBLATT , jusqu'à ce que les Tories se trouvent un ... Read More »

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies links to Russian Federation in Senate testimony


Rosenstein said that if the president ordered him to fire the special counsel handling the Russian Federation investigation, he would only comply if the request was "lawful and appropriate". The hearing didn't delve too deeply into the original concern behind the Senate intelligence committee inquiry, which is what Russian actors allegedly did the election to hack emails, and allegedly voting systems, to undermine faith in the U.S. Read More »

Trump Accuses 'Cowardly' Comey Of More Leaks


Trump was expected to face journalists later Friday in a joint news conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, who is visiting the White House. That is a big deal. Additionally, the president didn't answer any specifics about the tapes he'd once tweeted about , where he alleged that he'd recorded his conversations with Comey. Read More »

7 takeaways from Jeff Sessions' testimony before the Senate


He also pressed Sessions on whether the president had invoked executive privilege, to which Sessions replied that the president had not, adding that Trump was the only one who could invoke such privilege. Sessions , though, said Tuesday he has not been briefed at all on the Russian Federation investigation. He also asked why Sessions recused himself from oversight of the FBI's Russian Federation probe and wanted to know what role in played in Comey's dismissal. Read More »

Congressional Democrats sue Trump over foreign payments


The Democratic attorneys general in Washington , D.C., and Maryland filed their own lawsuit this week and a liberal watchdog group has been pursuing its own claim since January. However, a look at how the president has recently treated Qatar - a nation whose permanent mission to the U.N. bought property in Trump Tower - could prove this fear unfounded. Read More »

Apple Homepod vs Amazon Echo vs Google Home

We do a comparison of features to find out! While Amazon Echo and Google Home began stealing some market share from the Santa Barbara-based speaker company, Sonos prided itself on the excellent audio engineering that went into its speakers as well as the fact it played nicely with nearly every streaming music service out there. Read More »

House intel panel demands 'Comey tapes' as Trump razzes on their existence

Are you kidding me? But while Trump Jr. told The Associated Press this spring that he would not, as had been rumored, be a candidate for governor of NY, he left the door open for a political run down the road. "Because you're invoking executive privilege", Heinrich interjected. Susan Collins, a moderate Republican, said Congress needs to obtain any tapes the president might have of his dealings with the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Read More »

United Kingdom election: Brexit plans in disarray


With the loss of an absolute Conservative majority in Parliament, on Friday morning the only foreseeable way her party could form a governing coalition was in partnership with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionists, a faction deeply skeptical of the "hard Brexit " May and her Conservative allies have defended for months. Read More »

Tory and Labour MPs plot secret deal to ensure soft Brexit


She said: "I think there is a unity of objective among people in the United Kingdom". "Discussions are going well with the government and we hope soon to be able to bring this work to a successful conclusion", Foster tweeted. The PM told the backbench 1922 Committee on Monday that a deal with the DUP would not affect power-sharing talks in Northern Ireland or LGBT rights. Read More »

Trump Reportedly To Allow Pentagon To Set Troop Levels In Afghanistan


Eric Houck, 29-year-old Sgt. William Bays and 22-year-old Corporal Dillon Baldridge of the Army's 101st Airborne Division were killed during the attack in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar. Mattis said he expected to present a revised strategy by mid-July. "We can't keep going like this". There are now over 10,000 United States troops deployed in the country, and the U.S. Read More »

European Union fears Brexit delay, uncertainty after shock United Kingdom vote

May's authority over her party was shattered by the election result. Making the announcement outside 10 Downing Street after a 20-minute audience with the Queen yesterday, a solemn Mrs May kept her speech short, saying that she will form a government "that will provide certainty" and lead the country into the complex Brexit negotiations while sticking to the timetable. Read More »

Google reportedly cancels 'muskie' Pixel XL successor for something bigger


While the LG rep doesn't mention the device, the Googler sure does by recommending the bug be filed under " Android Partner External LGE Taimen power ". Google declared itself a smartphone OEM and jumped into the world of manufacturing, but while the company's software and optimizations have made the phone a critical success, how have the sales numbers been? A Google employee alleged wanted the issue to be closed and moved under, likely because it was resolved. Read More »

Trump Still Hasn't Decided Whether To 'Let' Comey Testify, Conway Says

At the daily White House press briefing Friday, Spicer was asked whether Trump would seek executive privilege to prevent Comey from testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8. Trump likely would argue that Comey's testimony involves confidential conversations or matters of national security. Other reporting is that the president asked Comey to pledge his "loyalty" immediately after taking office. Read More »

Penguins fans return from Nashville after Game 6 win


The pride of Cole Harbour also won the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP for a second year in a row. For Nashville , the loss brought an end to a magical playoff run for the lowest seed in the Western Conference after they posted upset wins over top-seeded Chicago, division-winning Anaheim and a St. Read More »

UK leader holds alliance talks with NIreland party chief


A cross-party Brexit Commission was also reportedly discussed to ensure an orderly withdrawal from the European Union. Scottish Secretary David Mundell, who is also gay, also challenged her on the issue. Instead, the talks will turn to how to leave the European Union just as May promoted a prominent pro-Brexit minister and reappointed a second to her cabinet as she clings to her job. Read More »

Appeals Court sides with Hawaii in fight over Trump's travel ban

District ) Judge Derrick Watson's ruling against President Trump's Muslim ban is another win for the rule of law". "We continue to be confident that the president's executive order to protect this country is fully lawful and ultimately will be upheld by the Supreme Court ", he added. Read More »

Theresa May remains as United Kingdom prime minister

Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party will fail to win a parliamentary majority in Britain's election, according to an exit poll on Thursday, a shock result that would plunge domestic politics into turmoil and could delay Brexit talks. Read More »

Tory and DUP deal must be opposed, says Gerry Adams

Opposition parties had called for a general election ever since the success of Brexit last June since technically May had not been elected. The talks with the DUP follow her apology to Conservative rank-and-file lawmakers in a meeting for the party's poor election result. Read More »

U.S. civil rights groups worry anti-Muslim sentiment is fueling right-wing extremism

In fact, USA think tank, Centre for Security Policy published this study showing a large fraction of U.S. based Muslims do indeed want sharia to replace United States constitutional law. It's a lobbyist organization that's had close ties to the Trump administration, and they've been active for a number of years passing state-level bills that target Islamic law and also refugee policies. Read More »

Claiming vindication, Trump answers Comey testimony with denials

Comey told the Senate intelligence committee he hoped the move would trigger the appointment of a special counsel to investigate Russian interference in the US presidential election. Asked if he would be willing to give his version of events under oath, Trump replied: "100 percent". Trump firing Comey immediately after demanding his loyalty and directing him to go easy on "good guy" Flynn comes awfully close to fitting the description of a criminal act. Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify in public Tuesday

Wyden noted Comey had said it was "problematic" for Sessions to oversee the Russian Federation probe, for reasons he did not explain in a public setting. On Jan. 10, Sessions asserted during his confirmation hearing that he had not met with Russian officials during the presidential race. Things went downhill from there when Harris asked Sessions to provide documentation on this mysterious Justice Department policy that he believes allows him to evade questions asked of him in front of ... Read More »

Apple iPhone 8 running iOS 11 renders leaked online


Sure, this dock seems ripped straight out of MacOS, but the time for the Mac to start giving back to iOS is long overdue. Although it's hidden, you can access it by swiping it up. For video , it now supports HEVC and HEIF for images. With this feature, it can save valuable storage space on the iDevice. The updated iPads are available for sale now , but won't ship until next week. Read More »

Secret Service reportedly has no Trump tapes

Trump fired Comey in May, saying "this Russian Federation thing" was on his mind when he chose to dismiss the head of the nation's top law enforcement agency while Comey was leading its probe into Russia's alleged meddling in last year's election. Read More »

Sony Unveils New Spiderman Game at E3 Expo

As part of Sony's "one last thing" a post cut-scene gave fans confirmation of Brian Bendis Ultimate Spider-Man. And I have been hoping to get the ultimate game about him for a long time now. Leaving the action and intensity of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy behind, we transitioned into a new gameplay trailer for Days Gone . Japanese gaming giant Sony has sold more PS4 consoles than rival Microsoft and its Xbox One, but faces renewed pressure from the United States company after it ... Read More »

Shivraj begins fast for peace, farmers launch counter-protest


He also thanked his supporters who accompanied him at Bhopal's Dussehra Maidan. He said the inaction of the state government forced the farmers to sell their produce below minimum support price (MSP) to middlemen. Congress leader and former union minister A.K. Antony said that by apprehending Gandhi and other Congress leaders, the Madhya Pradesh Government had violated the fundamental rights apprised by the Constitution of India. Read More »

UAE says 'no military component' to actions against Qatar: envoy


Qatar, the world's second largest helium producer, has closed its two helium production plants because of the economic boycott imposed on it by other Arab states, industry sources told Reuters yesterday. He denied Doha supported groups like the Muslim Brotherhood that its neighbors oppose, or had warm ties with their enemy Iran. Judging from his repeated statements, Isaias Afwerki must be agitating for a similar diplomatic step against Ethiopia, which he considers the cause of ... Read More »