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Saturday, April 8, 2017

Saudi officials were ‘supporting’ 9/11 hijackers, commission member says

The Guardian

In their joint statement last month, the chairman and vice-chairman of the commission suggested they agreed that there might be danger in releasing the full 28 pages of the congressional report. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images A former Republican member of the 9/11 commission, breaking dramatically with the commission’s leaders, said Wednesday he believes there was clear evidence that Saudi government employees were part of a support network for the 9/11 hijackers and that the Obama administration should move quickly to declassify a long-secret congressional report on Saudi ties to the 2001 terrorist attack. The comments by John F Lehman, an…

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Poll: Senate races tight in three swing states

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Senate races in three battleground states — Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania — are nearly deadlocked, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday. In Ohio, incumbent Sen. Rob Portman (R) has 42 percent support, trailing Democratic opponent Ted Strickland, who has 43 percent. The poll sampled 1,042 Ohio voters and has a margin of error of 3 points. In Pennsylvania, Sen. Pat Toomey (R) has a 1-point edge over Democrat Katie McGinty, 45 percent to 44 percent. The poll sampled 1,077 Pennsylvania voters and has a margin of error of three points. In Florida, Rep. Patrick Murphy (D) leads all…

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L’ancien Ministre Yves Germain révèle l’existence de contrats douteux

Metropole

L’ex ministre de la planification et de la coopération externe, Yves Germain Joseph, a révélé des transactions illicites dans les contrats entre l’état haïtien et des firmes de construction. M. Joseph, qui fut ministre entre janvier 2015 et avril 2016 sous le gouvernement d’Evans Paul, a révélé aux membres de la commission éthique et anti corruption du Sénat haïtien, l’existence de deux contrats pour un même projet. Lors de son audition hier, l’ex ministre Joseph a révélé que la firme GTC a bénéficié de deux contrats pour la construction du tronçon de route entre Fermathe et frères totalisant 18 kilomètres….

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Black West Point cadets will not be punished for raised-fists photo

AP

Sixteen black West Point cadets who posed with raised fists for a pre-graduation picture will not be punished for the gesture. The US Military Academy said on Tuesday it concluded the group photo did not violate any Department of Defense rules limiting political activity. West Point said in a statement an internal inquiry found the picture of the 16 female cadets captured a spur-of-the-moment gesture intended to demonstrate unity and pride. The seniors will graduate on 21 May. Some observers outside the academy had suggested the cadets violated the military policy by posing with clenched fists held head high. A…

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Obama to visit Hiroshima, won’t apologize for World War II bombing

Doves fly over the Peace Memorial Park with the Atomic Bomb Dome in the background, at a ceremony in Hiroshima, western Japan, August 6, 2015, on the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Doves fly over the Peace Memorial Park with the Atomic Bomb Dome in the background, at a ceremony in Hiroshima, western Japan, August 6, 2015, on the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city. REUTERS/TORU HANAI Barack Obama will become the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima in Japan later this month, but he will not apologize for the United States’ dropping of an atomic bomb on the city in World War Two, the White House said on Tuesday. Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize early in his presidency in 2009 in part for his commitment to nuclear nonproliferation,…

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Brazilian president’s impeachment process back on track as speaker backtracks

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff reacts during a launch ceremony of Agricultural and Livestock Plan for 2016/2017, at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil May 4, 2016. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s looming suspension from office was back on track on Tuesday after the speaker of the lower house of Congress withdrew his controversial decision to annul an impeachment vote against her. The Senate will vote on Wednesday whether to put Rousseff on trial for breaking budget laws. If, as is widely expected, a simple majority agrees to hold the trial, she will be automatically suspended from office for up to six months. Vice President Michel Temer would take over as president, and if Rousseff were convicted and removed definitively, he would stay in the post until elections…

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Le ministre de l’intérieur appelle à la vigilance

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Le ministre de l’intérieur, Anick Francois Joseph, lance un appel à la vigilance pour éviter des pertes en vie humaines lors des intempéries. Il a exhorté les citoyens notamment ceux vivant dans les régions vulnérables à adopter des dispositions sécuritaires. Les autorités gouvernementales mettent en garde notamment contre des tentatives pour traverser des rivières en crues. Annonçant la poursuite des averses, le ministre Joseph a mis l’accent sur la nécessité de respecter les consignes des organismes spécialisés tels le Centre National de météorologie (CNM), la Direction de la Protection Civile (DPC), le Service National de Navigation Maritime (Semanah) et la…

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Rousseff impeachment vote annulled, throwing Brazil legislature into chaos

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff attends a signing ceremony for new universities, at Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, May 9, 2016. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Brazil’s political landscape has been thrown deeper into chaos after the interim speaker of the country’s lower house announced the annulment of last month’s impeachment vote against Dilma Rousseff. The surprise move – which was immediately challenged by senior figures in the senate – provides a new twist in the country’s ongoing political drama that would stretch the credibility of a House of Cards plot. Waldir Maranhão, who took over as acting speaker last week, said a new congressional vote would be needed as a result of procedural flaws in the earlier session on 17 April that dealt Rousseff a…

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Ryan: I’ll step down as convention chairman if Trump asks

The Hill

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) says he’s willing to relinquish his duties as chairman of the Republican National Convention in July if Donald Trump requests it. “He’s the nominee. I’ll do whatever he wants with respect to the convention,” Ryan said during an interview with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Monday. The willingness to hand over the convention position comes ahead of Ryan’s Capitol Hill meeting this Thursday with Trump and Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus. Ryan last week said that he’s not ready to support Trump, a break from other top GOP leaders like Priebus and Senate Majority Leader…

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PBSO: Boca teens arrested for lifting luxury cars for joyrides

The Palm Beach Post

Three teens who have a pattern of lifting luxury cars from Boca Raton and Delray Beach for joyrides were busted early Friday doing doughnuts in a west Delray Beach park, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office reports. After stealing and returning a Boca Raton woman’s Bentley in mid-April, detectives realized one of the boys connected his iPod to the Bentley’s bluetooth – revealing his name, the arrest report says. That’s how they connected the teen, Benjamin David Goldberg, 18, of Boca Raton, to the auto theft after they caught him and two other juveniles driving a stolen Infinity west of Delray. Goldberg was released from…

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