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06 juin 2015
Biden rejects Democrats' anger in call for national unity

Biden rejects Democrats' anger in call for national unity

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — His party may be enraged by Donald Trump's presidency, but Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden insisted Saturday that Democrats will not defeat the Republican president if they pick an angry nominee.

Warren, Gillibrand: Pass federal law to protect abortion rights from state legislatures

Warren, Gillibrand: Pass federal law to protect abortion rights from state legislatures

White House contenders Elizabeth Warren and Kirsten Gillibrand are calling on Congress to pass federal legislation that would preempt conservative state legislatures from passing anti-abortion laws.

Boeing says it has corrected simulator software of 737 MAX jets

Boeing says it has corrected simulator software of 737 MAX jets

Boeing Co has made corrections to simulator software that mimics the flying experience of its 737 MAX jets, which were involved in two fatal crashes, and the company has provided additional information to device operators, a spokesman said on Friday. The spokesman, Gordon Johndroe, said the...

‘Fox & Friends’ Host Brian Kilmeade: Border Crisis Is ‘Almost Like’ 9/11

‘Fox & Friends’ Host Brian Kilmeade: Border Crisis Is ‘Almost Like’ 9/11

Remember when terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, killing 3,000 people and sending the U.S. down a path of never-ending war? Or when the financial markets melted down in 2008, causing the Great Recession with millions of jobs lost?According to Fox News host...

UK raises travel warning for dual British-Iranian nationals amid heightened tensions

UK raises travel warning for dual British-Iranian nationals amid heightened tensions

Britain has upgraded its travel warning for dual UK-Iranian nationals after a British council worker was jailed on allegations of espionage. The Foreign Office on Friday warned dual nationals against all travel to the Islamic Republic, saying they face an "unacceptably higher" risk of...

Smiling DUI driver, sheds tears at sentencing

Smiling DUI driver, sheds tears at sentencing

The Florida woman who was all smiles for a mugshot after a DUI manslaughter arrest was all sobs when the judge handed down the sentencing. She received an 11 year prison sentence.

How Architect I.M. Pei Achieved Greatness By Forever Testing and Challenging Himself

How Architect I.M. Pei Achieved Greatness By Forever Testing and Challenging Himself

Famed architect I.M. Pei designed some of the greatest buildings across the globe in his more than half century career.

Here Is Russia's Plan to Build a Fleet of Su-57 Stealth Fighters

Here Is Russia's Plan to Build a Fleet of Su-57 Stealth Fighters

The Su-57 is coming—76 of them over the next decade, to be exact.Russian President Vladimir Putin announced at a Kremlin meeting that the Russian Defense Ministry plans to procure 76 Su-57 fifth-generation fighters by 2028, himself acknowledging that these new quantities dwarf previous Russian...

In Barr, Trump has found his champion and advocate

In Barr, Trump has found his champion and advocate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump could only be delighted to have his attorney general in El Salvador, dealing with his biggest issue: illegal immigration. Yet Barr did even better for his boss. In interviews from the Central American country, he's been offering cryptic comments...

2020 candidate Seth Moulton: 'I'm proud to say I'm a capitalist'

2020 candidate Seth Moulton: 'I'm proud to say I'm a capitalist'

Sep. Seth Moulton talks to the Yahoo News “Skullduggery” podcast about how he plans to take on President Trump in the 2020 presidential election.

Huawei founder says growth 'may slow, but only slightly' after U.S. restrictions

Huawei founder says growth 'may slow, but only slightly' after U.S. restrictions

In remarks to the Japanese press and reported https://s.nikkei.com/2VMJSaT by Nikkei Asian Review, Ren reiterated that the Chinese telecom equipment maker has not violated any law. "It is expected that Huawei's growth may slow, but only slightly," Ren told Japanese media in his...

Vineyard Vines arrives at Target on Saturday. How to shop the limited-edition collaboration

Vineyard Vines arrives at Target on Saturday. How to shop the limited-edition collaboration

Set your alarm clock if you're interested in shopping Target's latest designer collaboration, Vineyard Vines. The new collection goes on sale May 18.

Trump says 'good chance' Democrats will back his immigration, border plan

Trump says 'good chance' Democrats will back his immigration, border plan

A day after unveiling a plan to shift to a "merit-based" immigration system, the Republican president said there was a "good chance" that Democrats would back him and provide funding to manage record migrant flows along the U.S.-Mexico border. "The Democrats now realize...

Death row inmate makes unusual request before his execution

Death row inmate makes unusual request before his execution

A man who was executed Thursday turned down the chance to pick his last mealand instead asked his supporters to feed the homeless, his attorney told theTennessean

Wynn and MGM in talks about sale of Encore Boston casino

Wynn and MGM in talks about sale of Encore Boston casino

Wynn Resorts and MGM Resorts International said in a joint statement they've engaged in conversations about the potential sale of Encore Boston Harbor. This comes as Wynn is about to open the $2.6 billion Everett, Massachusetts, casino. The companies say the talks won't delay the...

Glock 31 Gun: All You Need To Know About this Powerful Pistol

Glock 31 Gun: All You Need To Know About this Powerful Pistol

In the early 1990s, a handful of calibers emerged to challenge the nine-millimeter as the dominant semi-automatic handgun round. One of these, the .357 Sig, is the caliber of choice for the Glock 31 pistol. The Glock 31 is the company’s offering for those into high velocity or long distance handgun...

Ram Recalls Pickup Trucks Due to Risk of Tailgate Opening

Ram Recalls Pickup Trucks Due to Risk of Tailgate Opening

Certain 2015 to 2018 Ram 1500, 2500, and 3500 pickup trucks are being recalled because of concerns that the tailgate may open. If the vehicle is in transit, there is a risk that cargo could tumbl...

Missouri, latest US state to restrict abortion

Missouri, latest US state to restrict abortion

The Missouri House passed a bill on Friday banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, making it the latest US state to pass restrictions on ending a pregnancy. The bill, overwhelmingly approved by the Republican-led legislature and expected to be signed by the Midwestern state's...

Democrat 2020 hopefuls eye coveted Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorsement

Democrat 2020 hopefuls eye coveted Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorsement

She is the great young hope of America’s Left-wing, an articulate and impassioned progressive whose policies have gained traction and Twitter feed is followed by four million. Now Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 29-year-old first-time congressman from New York, is seeing her newfound political clout...

Huawei and suppliers make plans to face U.S. trade blacklist  - Nikkei

Huawei and suppliers make plans to face U.S. trade blacklist - Nikkei

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd said it will maintain supplies for the time being even though it was assessing the impact of Washington's decision, the report said. Innolux Corp, which supplies screen to Huawei, said it will have an impact, but it was hard to determine its scope and...

The Latest: Ordnance team on scene of California F-16 crash

The Latest: Ordnance team on scene of California F-16 crash

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the crash of an F-16 fighter jet in Southern California (all times local):

How Will   Game of Thrones End for Daenerys? Here's What Real Military History Can Tell Us

How Will Game of Thrones End for Daenerys? Here's What Real Military History Can Tell Us

What Dany could have learned from military history, from ancient times to World War II

Nearly 180 former Ohio State University students claim sexual abuse by doctor

Nearly 180 former Ohio State University students claim sexual abuse by doctor

Dr. Richard Strauss was accused of abusing at least 177 male students when he worked as a physician for the university's athletic department and the student health center from 1978 to 1998, the report said, detailing the findings of a year-long independent investigation. Staff members knew of...

Target is selling a giant unicorn float that will hold up to 6 people

Target is selling a giant unicorn float that will hold up to 6 people

Ever wanted to lay out on the water at the beach in a giant unicorn float withfive of your friends? Sure you have! And this summer, it's happening

Let Me Tell You About the Worst Submarine of All Time

Let Me Tell You About the Worst Submarine of All Time

For the Worst Submarine of All Time, I go further and nominate an entire silent service: the undersea arm of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN).There are many candidates for this dubious honor. After all, submarining has been around for well over a century now. Many ships render honorable but...

JetBlue switching to Pepsi from Coca-Cola

JetBlue switching to Pepsi from Coca-Cola

JetBlue customers, be prepared for a major shake-up when you order a soda on your next flight.

2020 Vision: There are 14 white male Dems running for president. So why should Kamala Harris settle for veep?

2020 Vision: There are 14 white male Dems running for president. So why should Kamala Harris settle for veep?

Few have suggested that any of the white guys in the race would be better suited to serve as vice president. That dubious honor, it seems, has so far been reserved for candidates of color — black women in particular.

Missouri's GOP-led Legislature passes 8-week abortion ban

Missouri's GOP-led Legislature passes 8-week abortion ban

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Republican-led House on Friday passed sweeping legislation designed to survive court challenges, which would ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.

Oprah surprises New Jersey principal, students with $500K donation

Oprah surprises New Jersey principal, students with $500K donation

Oprah Winfrey surprised a high school principal in New Jersey that is making a huge difference in his community.

Poor boy Modi becomes India's nationalist powerhouse

Poor boy Modi becomes India's nationalist powerhouse

Stern, sharp and shrewd, Narendra Modi fought his way off the streets to become one of India's most popular and polarising prime ministers. There is no middle ground between admirers and adversaries of the man -- now running for a second term -- who helped his father run a railway station tea...

UPDATE 1-Argentina grants offshore oil, gas exploration permits in Malvinas West basin

UPDATE 1-Argentina grants offshore oil, gas exploration permits in Malvinas West basin

Argentina awarded permits for hydrocarbon exploration in 18 areas off its southern coast to companies including Exxon Mobil Corp, Total SA , YPF SA and Royal Dutch Shell Plc, the government said on Friday. The winning companies offered bids totaling $724 million, the government said in official...

Exxon Mobil evacuates foreign staff out of Iraqi oilfield - sources

Exxon Mobil evacuates foreign staff out of Iraqi oilfield - sources

Exxon Mobil has evacuated all its foreign staff members out of Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, three sources told Reuters on Saturday. Production at the oilfield was not affected by the evacuation and work there is under way normally and being undertaken by Iraqi...

The V-8 Engine Has No Future at Genesis

The V-8 Engine Has No Future at Genesis

The next-generation G80 sedan will go no higher than a V-6, and the G90's Tau V-8 will eventually be phased out.

Target sells a Hershey's toolbox to organize your s'mores ingredients Marie Kondo style

Target sells a Hershey's toolbox to organize your s'mores ingredients Marie Kondo style

Target is selling a caddy to carry the s'mores ingredients for $10. It's just the box. No snacks included.

Lawsuits, Contempt, Fines: How Democrats Could Get Trump’s Taxes

Lawsuits, Contempt, Fines: How Democrats Could Get Trump’s Taxes

House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal, along with other House leaders, is determining how best to investigate a White House that is blocking them at every turn. The power struggle has also forced Neal to try to forge a path between his legal argument and the overheated politics that go with...

Scouted: Tevas Sandals Will Survive Anything You Put Them Through And Look Good Doing It

Scouted: Tevas Sandals Will Survive Anything You Put Them Through And Look Good Doing It

In two weeks, I’m traveling to Africa for the first time. When I step off that plane I’ll be stepping onto my third continent in roughly a year. When I step off that plane, I’ll be stepping out wearing my trusty Tevas. Africa will be their third continent in a year, too. I paired my Tevas with a...

Once again, Iraq caught up in tensions between US and Iran

Once again, Iraq caught up in tensions between US and Iran

BAGHDAD (AP) — When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered a nuanced message: If you're not going to stand with us, stand aside.

'Heartbeat bills' reveal extremist anti-abortion view that values unborn over women

'Heartbeat bills' reveal extremist anti-abortion view that values unborn over women

The anti-abortion movement pays lip service to caring for women, but there is only one thing they care about: the unborn. I care about all lives.

Brexit compromise talks collapse after six weeks

Brexit compromise talks collapse after six weeks

Britain's Labour opposition pulled the plug Friday on six weeks of Brexit compromise talks with Prime Minister Theresa May, blaming her evaporating authority as her premiership nears its death throes. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the gaps between them could not be bridged -- and he...

10 deals you don’t want to miss on Saturday: AirPods 2, $35 Fire TV Stick 4K, $10 Philips Hue bulbs, more

10 deals you don’t want to miss on Saturday: AirPods 2, $35 Fire TV Stick 4K, $10 Philips Hue bulbs, more

We've got another great weekend edition of our daily deals roundups for you, because great deals never take a day off! Highlights include a rare opportunity to save $20 on Apple AirPods 2 (order now to lock in the discount and they'll ship soon, likely within a few weeks), the Fire TV...

UPDATE 1-U.S. oil drillers cut rigs to lowest count since March 2018 -Baker Hughes

UPDATE 1-U.S. oil drillers cut rigs to lowest count since March 2018 -Baker Hughes

U.S. energy firms this week reduced the number of oil rigs operating for the second week in a row, with the rig count at its lowest since March 2018, as some drillers follow through on plans to cut spending. Drillers cut three oil rigs in the week to May 17, bringing the total count down to 802,...

Cold Brew’s Insidious Hegemony

Cold Brew’s Insidious Hegemony

Soon, many parts of the United States will be unbearably hot. Texans and Arizonans will be able to bake cookies on their car dashboards; the garbage on the streets of New York will be especially pungent; Washington will not only figuratively be a swamp. And all across America, coffee consumers will...

Body of missing teen girl found, mother's boyfriend charged

Body of missing teen girl found, mother's boyfriend charged

Authorities say they’ve found the body of a missing West Virginia girl and her mother’s boyfriend has been arrested.

'TREASON!': Trump says his campaign was spied on. Current and former FBI officials disagree.

'TREASON!': Trump says his campaign was spied on. Current and former FBI officials disagree.

The president on Friday claimed his campaign was “conclusively spied on” as Attorney General William Barr continued to defend his probe of the origins of the Russia investigation.

Fund Manager Crushes Peers by Betting on Tencent and Alibaba

Fund Manager Crushes Peers by Betting on Tencent and Alibaba

The 41-year-old money manager’s Handelsbanken Tillvaxtmarknad fund trounced 99% of more than 250 emerging-market peers this year and 95% in the past five. “I’m not sure about China’s economy accelerating again, but I am fairly certain about Tencent and Alibaba growing,” Synning said in a phone...

Syrian state media: projectiles fired from Israeli territory

Syrian state media: projectiles fired from Israeli territory

Syrian air defenses targeted projectiles fired from the direction of Israel for the second night in a row, Syrian state media said on Saturday. The projectiles came from "occupied territory" into the airspace in southern Syria, state news agency SANA said, referring to territory held by...

An abortion 'reversal'? The method is unproved, but Ohio lawmakers want women to consider it

An abortion 'reversal'? The method is unproved, but Ohio lawmakers want women to consider it

Republicans in Ohio want every women seeking a medical abortion to be informed of a method for abortion "reversal," which critics call unethical.

US approves missile sales to S.Korea, Japan

US approves missile sales to S.Korea, Japan

The United States said Friday it had approved more than $600 million in sales of air defense missiles to South Korea and Japan as tensions return with North Korea. The State Department said it had approved 94 SM-2 missiles used by ships against air threats, along with 12 guidance systems for a...