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UN to vote on possible sanctions against South Sudan

UN to vote on possible sanctions against South Sudan

The proposed measure, which was seen by AFP , lists South Sudan's defense minister among six officials who could be put on a United Nations sanctions blacklist if the sides fail to reach a peace deal. The United States this week proposed that the United Nations Security Council impose sanctions against several South Sudanese ministers and officials, accusing them of obstructing peace efforts and blocking humanitarian assistance to civilians. Consulte Mais Informação

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Kim Jong-un complains about U.S. to Russian Federation

Kim Jong-un complains about U.S. to Russian Federation

Lavrov's visit came as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a top North Korean official held talks on planning a historic summit between Kim and President Donald Trump in Singapore. Kim Yong-chol, the right-hand man of DPRK leader Kim Jong-un, is in the United States and is set to visit the White House on Friday as the two sides scramble to get the Kim-Trump summit back on track after the U.S. Consulte Mais Informação

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It’s true: Teens are ditching Facebook

It’s true: Teens are ditching Facebook

The Pew Research Centre report confirms a trend seen in other surveys, showing a sharp drop in Facebook's share of what had always been a core age segment for the huge social network. But Snap Inc.is holding its own, despite Instagram's frequent parroting of its features . According to a Pew Research Report released today, Snapchat, Instagram, and YouTube are now more popular than Facebook , a social network with more than two billion monthly active users worldwide. Consulte Mais Informação

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Fortnite among the Switch ports reportedly coming to E3

With leaks springing up every time we dare to leave our desks for a cup of tea we think it's safe to say that if E3 2018 was a ship it'd be well on its way to the bottom of the sea by now. Kotaku also notes that the Twitter account for competitive indie arcade game Killer Queen recently changed its avatar and header art to pure black, lending credence to the Killer Queen Black branding in the leaked shot. Consulte Mais Informação

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'I wish' I didn't pick Jeff Sessions as attorney general

'I wish' I didn't pick Jeff Sessions as attorney general

The president used several tweets to quote House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Trey Gowdy , who appeared on CBS's "This Morning". Trump notably did not quote Gowdy's comments from the day before , in which he contradicted the president's "spygate" conspiracy theory and argued that the FBI had acted appropriately in its handling of the Russian Federation investigation. Consulte Mais Informação

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PUBG sues Epic over Fortnite similarities

PUBG sues Epic over Fortnite similarities

Fortnite patch V4.3 will be bringing into the game its first vehicle ever. You can either push it around yourself and move faster, or you can have a teammate ride shotgun while you control the shopping cart . Find out what the game delivered with the latest patch here. Carbide belongs to a new sub-class called Cobalt Commando. There is also Corrosive Clips where "Lefty and Righty now causes affliction to enemies dealing damage over 3 seconds". Consulte Mais Informação

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Study hikes Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria death toll to 4645

Study hikes Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria death toll to 4645

The study, however, said mortality rates on the island increased 62 percent from September 20 - when Hurricane Maria made landfall - to December 31, compared with the same period in 2016. Researchers reached the number by doing door-to-door interviews in Puerto Rico. Maria has also caused the longest blackout in USA history, leaving millions without power , including hospitals and nursing homes. Consulte Mais Informação

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EU wants new Venezuela election, prepares more sanctions

EU wants new Venezuela election, prepares more sanctions

It estimates there are some 350 "political prisoners" now in detention, including 70 from the military. On Friday, 22 such prisoners were released. In spite of the numerous calls by national political actors and the global community, including the European Union, for elections on the basis of an agreed electoral calendar and guarantees that can ensure inclusive and credible elections, early presidential elections together with regional elections were held on 20 May without an agreement on ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Kim Kardashian 'very hopeful' after prison reform meeting with Trump

Kim Kardashian 'very hopeful' after prison reform meeting with Trump

Kardashian also discussed the reasons she believes Johnson should be pardoned by Trump. Kardashian West said in an interview with digital news outlet Mic that she heard about Johnson's story via Twitter . Mays in 2017, who now oversees her case, Johnson expressed her "deep remorse" for the crime she had committed 20 years ago and said that her "bad choices" had affected her life and impacted her entire family. Consulte Mais Informação

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U.S. tariffs on steel absurd, says Liam Fox

U.S. tariffs on steel absurd, says Liam Fox

He added, "This is protectionism, pure and simple". Molson Coors analyst Brittany Weissman of Edward Jones says brewers will try to pass along the higher costs to consumers but the industry's current demand challenges may make that hard. The Trump administration argues the tariffs are necessary to tackle overcapacity that is damaging U.S. steel manufacturers. "We are expecting everybody to play by the rules". Consulte Mais Informação

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Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez becomes Spanish prime minister

Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez becomes Spanish prime minister

An absolute majority of 180 lawmakers voted for the motion to loud applause and shouts of "Yes we can", converting Rajoy into the first prime minister to be ousted by such a vote since Spain transitioned to democracy in 1977. Market-friendly Ciudadanos, leading in the national opinion polls, was the only major party that supported Rajoy. Sanchez saw that as his opening and managed to muster enough support from smaller parties to send him to La Moncloa palace, the seat of government in ... Consulte Mais Informação

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'Slain' Russian Journalist Arkady Babchenko Rises From the Grave

'Slain' Russian Journalist Arkady Babchenko Rises From the Grave

The security service declined to say who the other 29 people were but said it had detained a Ukrainian citizen recruited by Russian Federation to find someone to kill Babchenko . Mr Gritsak said killing Mr Babchenko was part of a larger alleged plot by Russian security services. A top lawmaker says Russia is willing to help Ukraine investigate the murder of a Russian journalist. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump in Houston to meet with families of Santa Fe victims

Trump in Houston to meet with families of Santa Fe victims

The panel is part of the president's answer to the spate of school shootings after his flirtation with tougher gun laws ended with no new legislation. Investigators say student Dimitrios Pagourtzis , 17, carried out the attack with a shotgun and pistol that belonged to his father. In Trump's visit to Florida in the wake of the shooting, aides kept him clear of the school, which could have been the site of protests, and he instead met with a few victims at a local hospital and paid tribute ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Reporter beaten to death in northern Mexican state of…

Reporter beaten to death in northern Mexican state of…

Among the topics dealt with Gonzalez a question of security in the state of Tamaulipas. Gonzalez is the third reporter to be killed in Mexico in the last two weeks, and at least the sixth this year. Last year, nine journalists were killed there , according to the nonprofit Committee to Protect Journalists , making Mexico one of the world's most unsafe places for journalists . Consulte Mais Informação

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Kremlin Critic Browder Arrested in Spain on Russian Warrant

Kremlin Critic Browder Arrested in Spain on Russian Warrant

Bill Browder , the American financier who was an active investor in Russia before becoming a Kremlin critic, was arrested in Spain on Wednesday morning on a Russian warrant. "They won't tell me which station", the tweet reads. Browder, an American-born financier based in the United Kingdom, has said Putin directly orchestrated a Kremlin attempt to influence the presidential campaign of Donald Trump in 2016. Consulte Mais Informação

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UAE jails activist for 10 years over social media posts

UAE jails activist for 10 years over social media posts

The Dubai-based Gulf News reported on Wednesday that the defendant, identified as "AMS" by his initials, will also be under probation for three years after prison. Mansoor was the recipient of the prestigious Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders in 2015. Mansoor was part of a group of activists known as the UAE Five, who were arrested in April 2011 and released later that year by a presidential pardon, although authorities confiscated his passport and banned him from leaving the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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