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Comment se distinguer dans la majorité à l'Assemblée — MoDem

Comment se distinguer dans la majorité à l'Assemblée — MoDem Au-delà des mots, le patron des Marcheurs a proposé "de poursuivre l'alliance" entre les deux partis, notamment pour les élections européennes de 2019, et de "construire une liste ouverte", en évoquant sans le nommer Alain Juppé. Car outre La République en marche, Agir - emmenés par des ex-LR pro-Macron - ou l'UDI prétendent également incarner le centre. Et samedi matin, ce sont Les Centristes d... [Full Article...]

Trump administration reportedly prohibits CDC from using words like 'transgender,' 'fetus'

Trump administration reportedly prohibits CDC from using words like 'transgender,' 'fetus' According to the Post , CDC officials in charge of the agency's finances did not relay why the words were now prohibited, but they did provide some alternative phrasing that would pass muster. This report has also stunned others in the medical field. So, instead of going with "science", the CDC is supposed to go with what the "community" suggests? According to Halpern, it is now up to CDC Dire... [Full Article...]

South Africa's leader admits ruling ANC 'failures' as party chooses new leader

South Africa's leader admits ruling ANC 'failures' as party chooses new leader The race to succeed the 75-year-old as ANC leader has been dominated by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, 65, generally favoured by financial markets, and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, 68, an ex-cabinet minister, chairwoman of the African Union Commission and Zuma's ex-wife. [Full Article...]

Iranian Commander Calls US Envoy's Claims on Yemeni Missile 'Absurd'

Iranian Commander Calls US Envoy's Claims on Yemeni Missile 'Absurd' When asked if he thought such evidence warranted an emboldened or expanded military response from the US, Mattis said: "Not militarily, no". He praised U.S. "No amount of alternative facts or alternative evidence covers up United States complicity in war crimes", Zarif said in a post on his official Twitter account. [Full Article...]

Opening Day Lift Malfunction at Tussey Mountain

Opening Day Lift Malfunction at Tussey Mountain A witness told WJAC-TV she watched as the lift malfunctioned and several chairs crashed into each other. Tussey Mountain announced the mishap on Facebook at around 11:00 a.m. It said that novice terrain and the tube park remain open. "Stay tuned. #sorry ", which drew some criticism. "At the time the office was notified of a lift malfunction and when this original tweet was made, we were und... [Full Article...]

Argentina fires head of navy after submarine tragedy

Argentina fires head of navy after submarine tragedy On Friday night, friends and family of the 44 crew members marched in Buenos Aires and Mar del Plata to demand the government "continue the search". "We ask that they always tell us the truth, that they keep us informed about what's happening", said Jorge Villareal, father of missing crew member Fernando, according to Efe news agency. [Full Article...]

Nice: un homme abattu par balles dans une cité sensible

Transporté en urgence à l'hôpital Pasteur de Nice, cet homme est mort peu de temps après son hospitalisation. L'adjointe au procureur de la République de Nice, Caroline Chassain, confirme ce samedi à Nice-Matin l'information livrée par nos confrères du Figaro. [Full Article...]

Un adolescent égorge sa compagne et se donne la mort — Cavaillon

Un adolescent égorge sa compagne et se donne la mort — Cavaillon Le drame, atroce, s'est noué dans le huis clos d'un appartement en centre-ville, près de la synagogue des Juifs des Papes. Le maire de Cavaillon s'est également rendu sur place. C'est à la police judiciaire d'Avignon d'incombe la lourde tâche de mener l'enquête et de faire la lumière que les circonstances de ce terrible fait divers. [Full Article...]

Trois personnes blessées gravement après avoir été heurtées par un TER — Lille

Trois personnes blessées gravement après avoir été heurtées par un TER — Lille D'après une source policière, les victimes sont des jeunes gens âgés entre 18 et 20 ans. Ils ont été pris en charge au centre hospitalier régional de Lille. D'après les premiers éléments obtenus par la SNCF, ces jeunes venaient de La Madeleine et se rendaient à Lille. Ils auraient escaladé une grille pour prendre un raccourci, avant de marcher le... [Full Article...]

Christmas (Mostly) Back on in Nazareth

Christmas (Mostly) Back on in Nazareth Following the 1967 Middle East war, Israel declared Jerusalem as its capital, according to express.co.uk, but the claim is not recognised by the worldwide community or Palestinians. Palestinian Christians inside Jerusalem itself had called on Trump not to go through with the move. Nevertheless, the local administration has already walked back his aggressive position somewhat, conceding... [Full Article...]

Canadian billionaire, wife found dead at their home

Canadian billionaire, wife found dead at their home Sherman stepped down as chief executive in 2012 but remained Apotex's executive chairman. The Globe and Mail reported in February that Lobbying Commissioner Karen Shepherd was investigating a complaint about a 2015 political fundraiser that Trudeau had attended. [Full Article...]

L'Intérieur, la Défense et la diplomatie reviennent à l'extrême droite — Autriche

L'investiture du nouveau gouvernement par le président de la République Alexander Van der Bellen est prévue pour lundi, après ratification officielle du pacte de coalition par les deux partis samedi. L'Intérieur et les Affaires étrangères avaient jusqu'à présent toujours échappé à cette formation. Kurz et Strache sont en revanche d'accord pour s'opposer à une plus grande intégration européenne, no... [Full Article...]

Trump judicial nominee fumbles basic questions about the law

Trump judicial nominee fumbles basic questions about the law District Court for the District of Columbia. John Kennedy , of Louisiana, reeled off several principles of law and asked Spencer to describe them. Asked about to two basic abstention doctrines, Petersen offered that he was aware of them but was unable to describe their applications on a federal court. [Full Article...]

DHS Seeks to End Work Eligibility for Spouses of H-1B Holders

DHS Seeks to End Work Eligibility for Spouses of H-1B Holders The H-4 visa is granted to the spouses of long-term H-1B holders. An estimated 629,000 visitors - a little more than 1 percent of all travelers - remained in the United States at the end of a year ago after overstaying their visas as students, workers or tourists, according to the Department of Homeland Security . [Full Article...]

Expected windy weather could hamper fighting Southern California fire

Expected windy weather could hamper fighting Southern California fire What should make Southern California fearful is that climate change could mean a future of more frequent and more intense wildfires. Authorities said a blend of Santa Ana and sundowner winds will hit the zone from Thursday through Sunday, conveying new risks to the fire which authorities said they didn't hope to achieve full regulation of the fire until the end of the first week in January. [Full Article...]

Powerful quake strikes near Indonesia's Java island, deaths reported

Powerful quake strikes near Indonesia's Java island, deaths reported People in the coastal city of Cilacap evacuated as a precaution fearing a tsunami. An 6.9-magnitude quake jolted Indonesia's populous West Java province on Friday night, the Indonesian Meteorological Agency said , but no casualties or damage have been reported so far. [Full Article...]

Russian ex-minister jailed for bribery

Russian ex-minister jailed for bribery As the case files indicate, in October 2016, Ulyukayev demanded a $2 million bribe from Sechin for the Economic Development Ministry's consent to the go-ahead for Rosneft's acquisition of a 50.08% stake in another oil company, Bashneft. Ulyukayev was taken into custody in the courtroom. The judge also ruled that he should be held in a maximum security prison. Ulyukayev said the sentence was "unjus... [Full Article...]

Man with knife shot by police at Amsterdam Airport

Man with knife shot by police at Amsterdam Airport Check back for updates. Officers at Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands shot the man in the leg and arrested him before transporting him to hospital. Part of Schiphol and Schiphol Plaza, a shopping area, were temporarily evacuated. In a later tweet, it added: "The suspect was overpowered, detained and taken away". [Full Article...]

Grand Jury to determine if criminal charges are necessary in pledge's death

The Grand Jury will hear testimony on Monday and Tuesday. One of the security firm's workers said they were basically hired as nothing more than "glorified babysitters". The international's leaders said they have "clearly and consistently expressed its position that it does not tolerate hazing or alcohol abuse". Twenty-six people face hazing and other charges in connection to the death of Piazza... [Full Article...]

Millennials to define 2017, Oxford says

Millennials to define 2017, Oxford says A noun defined as "a significant cultural, political, or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people", the word was honored as a reflection of the character of the past year. Merriam-Webster, a reference book publisher based in the United States, named "feminism" its word of the year on December 12. "Chav" came top in 2004, "sodoku" in 2005 and "simples" in 2009. [Full Article...]


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