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President Emmanuel Macron's La Republique En Marche (LREM)'s political movement is set to secure a sweeping parliamentary majority after securing 32 percent of the vote in the first round of legislative elections, results show Monday. French president Emmanuel Macron waves during an inauguration ceremony at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, on May 14, 2017. Mounir Mahjoubi, junior minister in charge of digital affairs, said on BFM television that voters have acknowledged that the ...
  • Jeremy Corbyn To Introduce Run The Jewels At Glastonbury

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    He will introduce USA rap duo Run The Jewels - who were huge supporters of United States senator Bernie Sanders' unsuccessful bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. The UK's nuclear weapons cost an absolute fortune, and make us a target. Why? Corbyn is on the same page with me on that one. "It's great to see somebody who's engaging young people so much", she told the Guardian .
  • Kochi metro launch: Sreedharan downplays controversy

    Kochi metro launch: Sreedharan downplays controversy

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    There are reports that Prime Minister Modi is interested in naming E Sreedharan as NDA's presidential candidiate.The thinking that the opposition will not oppose a person like Sreedharan who is highly respected in the country, also may be a reason for choosing Sreedharan as Presidential candidate.
  • Detenidos 23 delincuentes tras intervención en Residencias El Paraíso — Reverol

    Detenidos 23 delincuentes tras intervención en Residencias El Paraíso — Reverol

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    Chourio Luis en la pierna, S/1 García Jarold en el rostro, S/2 Gómez Carlos extremidad inferior y S/1 Díaz José en el brazo. En un mensaje difundido anoche a través de la red social Twitter, Reverol explicó que los arrestados están acusados de herir a cuatro funcionarios de los cuerpos de seguridad, que se encontraban retirando una barricada colocada por los grupos de choque en el puente 9 de Diciembre , de la parroquia capitalina El Paraíso .
  • Maharashtra tourists attacked in Goa: 3 history sheeters held

    Maharashtra tourists attacked in Goa: 3 history sheeters held

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    While the driver of the Maharashtra-registered vehicle (MH-04-G-9450) and two other tourists suffered fractures, none of the injuries were critical enough to require hospitalisation, police officials said.Eyewitnesses said the trouble began at Hotel Cafe Hoble at 9:50am where three of the Vasai residents were having breakfast while Lawrence Dias, the prime accused, was sitting behind them.
  • Brexit talks to start next week

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    A Conservative source said this meant the party was "confident" it had enough votes for the programme to be approved, after May suffered a disastrous setback in snap elections a week ago that saw her lose her majority in the 650-seat House of Commons , just ahead of crucial Brexit negotiations with Brussels.
  • Bernie Sanders Responds to Alexandria Shooting

    Bernie Sanders Responds to Alexandria Shooting

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    In more than two dozen letters to the editor of his local paper, Hodgkinson railed against former President George W. Bush and called for "voting all Republicans out of office". But because he had properly registered himself as a firearms owner with the state of IL, deputies merely advised him to shoot safely. Separately, Hodgkinson had an extensive history of traffic violations and petty offenses in St.
  • White House Says Trump Has 'No Intention' To Fire Special Counsel

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    It is the most significant sign yet that Mueller's investigation is extending beyond questions of Russian interference in the 2016 election. THE White House is typically revered as a symbol of leadership, democracy and power. After a day of speculation, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said, "While the president has the right to, he has no intention to do so".
  • Brexit: UK and European Union negotiations to start on Monday

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    May's party fell eight seats short of retaining its parliamentary majority, and is now in talks with Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) - which won 10 seats - to forge an informal alliance. May's Conservative party lost its overall majority in last week's snap general election. Jeremy Corbyn , leader of the opposition Labour Party , which saw its number of parliamentary seats and share of the vote increase, said there could be another election this ...
  • Man with knife arrested in front of UK Parliament

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    The gates were quickly closed. The Houses of Parliament were put on lockdown as armed officers responded to an incident outside today (June 15). He was held with his arms against his back just yards from the forecourt of the building, where police officer Keith Palmer was stabbed to death by terrorist Khalid Masood in March.
  • Play ball! GOP, Dems battle together as Team Scalise

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    The crowd chanted "USA!" The wounded Capitol Police officers were identified as David Bailey , who was treated for a minor injury, and Crystal Griner, who was shot in the ankle. Hours after a shooting left five people injured on Wednesday, including Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, organizers announced that the game was on , saying that the best way to honor them was "to play the game as scheduled" at Nationals Park.
  • Rosenstein says he's seen no good cause to fire counsel

    Rosenstein says he's seen no good cause to fire counsel

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    The Russia investigation expanded to include obstruction of justice shortly after former FBI Director James Comey was sacked by the Department of Justice, according to the five anonymous sources cited in the Washington Post report . Rosenstein was acting, because Attorney General Jeff Sessions had recused himself from acting in the Russia investigation after it was revealed he had held two meetings with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak before the November 8, 2016 election.
  • Social media posts shed light on James Hodgkinson

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    The man expressed grievances online about President Donald Trump and Republicans, but authorities said they're still working to determine a motive. Authorities believe the 66-year-old had been living out of a van in northern Virginia since March after leaving his southern IL home.
  • 2 drivers accused of racing along New Hampshire highway

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    The state police Special Enforcement Unit was monitoring Route 101 traffic from aircraft at the time and Trooper Thomas Lombardi spotted the cars, clocking one of them at 102 miles per hour in the posted 65 miles per hour speed zone. Storm and Trooper Scott Garton stopped both vehicles. Arrested were Rafat Kareem, 21, of Manchester, and Martin Hodgson, 24, of York, Maine. Trooper Thomas Lombardi was monitoring traffic from the state police aircraft on Route 101 over Raymond during the ...
  • Trump is allegedly 'weighing' firing special prosecutor in Russian Federation probe

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    In the latest of a string of anonymously-sourced stories meant to damage President Trump, the Washington Post says five sources are confirming that the president is under investigation for obstruction of justice. Investigators have also been looking for any evidence of possible financial crimes by Trump associates, the daily said, quoting unnamed U.S. officials.
  • Trump expresses more frustration over Russian Federation investigation

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    Republican senators defending Trump stressed that he did not command Comey to end the investigation of Flynn and other possibly illegal collaboration with Russian Federation to influence the election. "The President has the right to do that". After the shooting, the president called for unity in a statement from the White House. "We'll be meeting with him in the next few days".
  • Bill Cosby denies drugging sexual assault accuser, says he gave her Benadryl

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    Among them was Veronique Valliere, an expert witness called to the stand to help explain plaintiff Andrea Constand's behavior following her alleged drugging and rape. Andrea Constand is just one of dozens of women who have come forward to accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault in incidents allegedly going back decades.
  • 70% smartphone apps share your data with third-party services

    70% smartphone apps share your data with third-party services

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    You can find the new version of the app in the Google Play Store and download it right now. The apps have been removed from the Google Play Store. More than half of the app-trackers we identified also track users through websites. The multiple monetization options means you can quickly create a revenue stream from your app, providing an e-commerce experience, in-app subscriptions, deals and coupons, with support for all major ad networks included.
  • Trump isn't teflon: Republican satisfaction drops 17 percent in one month

    Trump isn't teflon: Republican satisfaction drops 17 percent in one month

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    Sherman expects to formally introduce his article of impeachment against Trump either later this week or next. But some Democratic leaders, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, have been reluctant to join calls for impeachment, saying they don't yet have a public case and should instead press Republicans on issues like Trumpcare.
  • 4 fired over death of boy at Arkansas day care center

    4 fired over death of boy at Arkansas day care center

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    The staff did not follow company policies and procedures, Ascent Children's Health Services CEO Dan Sullivan said in a statement . Gardner was found dead, still strapped in a booster seat, more than eight hours later when staff members prepared to load the van for children to go home.
  • Chris Ruddy Says He Did Not Speak With Trump About Firing Mueller

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    Under current Justice Department regulations , such a firing would have to be done by Attorney General Jeff Sessions' deputy, Rod Rosenstein, not the president- though those regulations could theoretically be set aside. Collins' question was prompted by recent media reports that Mueller's role leading the DOJ's Russian Federation investigation could be in jeopardy.
  • Portraits emerge of officers hailed as heroes at shooting

    Portraits emerge of officers hailed as heroes at shooting

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    Steve Scalise and the "courageous" Capitol Police officers who engaged a gunman during the congressional baseball practice shooting a day before. Sen. "ATF has conducted traces on these weapons and has determined that both were purchased by the shooter from federal firearms licensees", the bureau said in a statement .
  • Apple to up productivity in update

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    Modern social media is all about filters and iOS 11 understands that. While iOS 11 may not single-handedly course correct that dip, borrowing features from the Mac is a smart move-after all, with more than three decades under its belt, it's clear that Mac has staying power.
  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions talks about James Comey's firing

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    After meeting with Mueller in a classified session, the leaders of the Senate panel indicated that their inquiry would steer clear of obstruction of justice to focus instead on Russian Federation meddling in the elections - and whether there was any Trump campaign collusion with officials tied to the Kremlin.
  • OR 1st to allow non-binary gender option on IDs

    OR 1st to allow non-binary gender option on IDs

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    OR yesterday became the first U.S. state to allow residents to identify as neither male nor female on state driver's licences, a decision that transgender advocates called a victory for civil rights. Judge Amy Holmes Hen ruled that "The sex of Jamie Shupe is hereby changed from female to non-binary". "This change in ID is a huge piece of validation for me", J Gibbons, a 26-year-old non-binary person told the Guardian .
  • Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game

    Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game

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    The baseball field at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park, is lighted as Federal Bureau of Investigation agents process the scene in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, June 14, 2017, after a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a congressional ba.
  • Fuerte marcha contra el ajuste en las pensiones

    Fuerte marcha contra el ajuste en las pensiones

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    Agrupaciones sociales, política y gremiales se sumaron a los miles de damnificaron que se concentraron en el centro porteño. Ayer, cientos de personas reclamaron la reposición del beneficio en 9 de Julio y Corrientes. La ministra de Desarrollo Social, Carolina Stanley , habìa anunciado que volverán a percibir la pensión por discapacidad aquellos beneficiarios cuyos grupos familiares posean ingresos mayores a tres jubilaciones mínimas o sean propietarios de un automóvil usado, y que "por ...
  • AG Sessions seeks repeal of Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment Blog Tracking Cannabis

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    In the letter dated May 1, which became public Monday, Sessions linked state programs to transnational drug traffickers and negative health outcomes. A whopping 94 percent of Americans favor "allowing adults to legally use marijuana for medical purposes if their doctor prescribes it", according to a recent Quinnipiac Poll .
  • Trump signs Qatar weapons deal despite terrorism claims

    Trump signs Qatar weapons deal despite terrorism claims

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    The Pentagon justified the massive sale by saying the jets-reportedly 39 of them-would increase "security cooperation" between the two countries. A deal for the "state-of-the-art" F-15 fighters was signed by Qatar in Washington, which has sent conflicting signals to its longtime ally in the crisis that has seen Saudi Arabia and its allies impose sweeping sanctions on the emirate.
  • United Nations imposes fresh sanctions on officials in North Korea

    United Nations imposes fresh sanctions on officials in North Korea

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    But he made no mention of U.S. president Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris global climate change agreement, a move that infuriated allies far and wide. A French amphibious assault carrier visited Japan in April after sailing through the South China Sea. Mattis paraphrased former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill , after a participant asked whether or not the world was witnessing the "destruction" of a rules-based order founded by the USA in the wake ...
  • No extra cash for Scotland from DUP deal

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    Sinn Fein have warned that any deal with the DUP could wreck the Northern Ireland peace process in a comment echoed by former Northern Ireland secretary Lord Hain who has accused the Conservatives of "putting party before peace". "We have just finished a meeting with the British prime minister and her secretary of state and we told her very directly that she was in breach of the Good Friday agreement", Adams said.
  • India should reclaim POK to solve Pakistan issue, says Baba Ramdev

    India should reclaim POK to solve Pakistan issue, says Baba Ramdev

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    As per reports by News18 , Baba Ramdev further added that it is time that India should acquire PoK. The Yoga guru gave out the statement while talking to reporters on the third and concluding day of a three-day yoga-cum-meditation camp organised by his brand Patanjali as part of Champaran Satyagrah centenary celebrations here at historic Gandhi Maidan.
  • Britain's May urges Northern Irish government deal by June 29

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    The ruling UK Conservative Party has still not reached a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party and, although one is expected soon, the delay has highlighted the weakness of Prime Minister Theresa May after her unnecessary decision to call a General Election backfired spectacularly and she lost her majority - forcing her to woo the DUP .
  • Melbourne terrorist killed by cops was on parole

    Melbourne terrorist killed by cops was on parole

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    The escort escaped unharmed but three police were hurt in the firefight, although their injuries were not life-threatening. The gunman, identified as Somalian-born Yacqub Khayre , is believed to have had a violent past and was charged over a terror plot to attack a Sydney-based army barracks in 2009 but was later acquitted.
  • Idaho candidate drops governor's race to run for Congress

    Idaho candidate drops governor's race to run for Congress

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    He says the four major candidates for the office of governor significantly overlap in their conservative philosophies. After spending the last nine months running to replace Governor Butch Otter, Fulcher now has his sights set on filling Raul Labrador's shoes in Washington D.C.
  • Deputy attorney general says he's the only one who can fire Mueller

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    Jeanne Shaheen, a New Hampshire Democrat , whether he has seen good cause to fire Mueller. The public testimony Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence committee should yield Sessions' most extensive comments to date on questions that have dogged his tenure as attorney general and that led him three months ago to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe.
  • Donald Trump 'investigated over obstruction of justice'

    Donald Trump 'investigated over obstruction of justice'

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    I know Bob Mueller. This article has been update to include a comment from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . While many within the political spectrum have guessed that President Trump may be under investigation for obstruction of justice following his firing of James Comey on May 9, there hasn't been much evidence of such an investigation to date.
  • Xbox Game Pass Will Get at Least 5 New Games Every Month

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    Microsoft's Xbox line has a long and storied history, and the Xbox 360 is the console most people immediately associate with the brand, but long before the off-white tower of the 360 took over living rooms, the original Xbox desperately clawed for attention versus the PlayStation 2.