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Defiant charity to continue Aquarius migrant rescues

Defiant charity to continue Aquarius migrant rescues

While Spain adopted a diplomatic tone with Italy when it announced it would take the migrants, relations between Rome and Paris have deteriorated in an explosion of accusations and counter-accusations. Since the start of the year, almost 14,000 migrants have arrived in Italy; an additional 500 have died attempting the journey. On June 3, Salvini went to Pozzallo, a Sicilian port where many rescued migrants and refugees disembark, to thunder that the " good times are over " for ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Initiative to split California into 3 separate states approved for November ballot

Initiative to split California into 3 separate states approved for November ballot

Even if voters approve the initiative an actual split would still require the approval of the state Legislature and Congress. California's 168-year run of being a single-state could come to an end this November. California gets 55 electors in the Electoral College - a powerful number that has been a huge unmovable bloc for the Democratic candidate. Southern California depends more on manufacturing and wholesale, and has a median household income of $45,000. Consulte Mais Informação

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Corker blasts Senate colleagues for blocking vote on tariffs

Corker's amendment would provide a congressional review process for certain executive branch trade actions taken for national security reasons, such as those taken by Trump with respect to steel and aluminum. As the floor manager, Senator James Inhofe (R-Okla.) objected. He said, "The President's efforts to make America more competitive and level the playing field have been constantly undercut by members of both parties. Consulte Mais Informação

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Here's how Google's smart speaker is getting 'smarter'

Here's how Google's smart speaker is getting 'smarter'

The smart speaker from Google will soon be able to perform up to three queries/ commands at a time, so that you can multitask using just the spoken word. That lead to unnatural sentences like "turn on the lights in the living room and turn on the lights in the kitchen". If a user wanted to turn off lights in multiple rooms, they would have had to say something like "turn off the lights in the bedroom and turn off the lights in the living room". Consulte Mais Informação

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Referendum on removal of blasphemy offence to take place in October

Referendum on removal of blasphemy offence to take place in October

The Irish government has approved the preparation of a bill to remove blasphemy as part of a commitment to constitutional reforms. The referendum will probably be held on the same day as the presidential election. In Ireland, blasphemy against Christianity is prohibited by the constitution and carries a maximum fine of €25,000. In 1937, the law on blasphemy was written into Article 40 of the constitution, which states that the "publication or utterance of blasphemous, seditious, or indecent ... Consulte Mais Informação

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May defuses revolt in parliament over Brexit plans

May defuses revolt in parliament over Brexit plans

Dismissing claims that Mrs May had effectively abandoned her threat that the United Kingdom could leave the European Union without a deal, Mr Jenkin said: "There is only agreement for discussions, not concessions". After days of frantic lobbying by Conservative officials to try to get the party on board, May renewed appeals for unity over the "meaningful vote", after the government appeared to have secured a compromise to stop a similar rebellion on Wednesday over Britain's trading ties with ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Sen: Following election-day rebuke from Trump, Sanford falls in GOP primary

Sen: Following election-day rebuke from Trump, Sanford falls in GOP primary

Arrington has 52 percent of the vote in the GOP primary in the state's 1st congressional district, leading incumbent Rep. Mark Sanford who has just 45 percent, according to the Associated Press. She'll face off against Republican Representative Barbara Comstock, who won her third term in 2016 by six points in a district that overwhelmingly backed Hillary Clinton. Consulte Mais Informação

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Canadian parliament condemns Trump attacks on Trudeau

Canadian parliament condemns Trump attacks on Trudeau

At a news conference in Singapore, the president said Trudeau only made his comments about not being bullied because he thought Trump was on an airplane and would not hear about them. And I say, 'Push him around? "Trump's disruptiveness is one thing, but his treatment of Canada and other US allies is unprecedented", said Roland Paris, a University of Ottawa professor and former Trudeau foreign policy adviser. Consulte Mais Informação

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‘I took bullets’: Weepy Dennis Rodman claims credit for Trump-Kim summit

‘I took bullets’: Weepy Dennis Rodman claims credit for Trump-Kim summit

India on Tuesday welcomed the US-North Korea summit that sought to denuclearise the Korean Peninsula , but desired that any solution should address Delhi's concerns over the Pyongyang-Islamabad nuclear axis as well. Because of North Korea's variable seasons, which include cold and dry winters, Davis said the group hopes the recovery effort will yield full skeletal remains with identification cards still attached to uniforms. Consulte Mais Informação

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United Kingdom government wins key Brexit parliamentary battle

The House of Commons voted 324 to 298 to defeat an amendment to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill which would have removed her government's power to unilaterally walk away from talks with Brussels. The Bracknell MP, who called for a second referendum on whatever deal Mrs May secures from the European Union, later told the Commons there was growing evidence that the Government's Brexit policy is "detrimental to the people we were elected to serve". Consulte Mais Informação

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