Macron favourite in opinion polls as France elects new president

Claiming a "massive" result of 10.64 million votes (a record for the FN) she promised "a profound transformation" of the party to grow its appeal. "The major political risk of a Le Pen victory appears to be disappearing", said Francois Savary, chief ... More..

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Barack Obama Warned Donald Trump: Do Not Hire Michael Flynn

They denied doing so. A White House official said last week that the administration still wants Yates to testify in public and reaffirmed Spicer's comments. And Yates was very clear about her intentions. Ei...More..

Trump Delays Decision on Paris Climate Accord Amid Infighting
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump Delays Decision on Paris Climate Accord Amid Infighting

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said that Trump is continuing to hear from advisers on the pros and cons of the United States remaining in the global accord, but that he will make a decision when he returns f...More..

Afghan air force pounds area after death of IS commander
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Afghan air force pounds area after death of IS commander

Salvin added that "more than 500" IS fighters have been killed since an offensive began against them in March, though he could not immediately provide an estimate on how many remain. However, in a controversi...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

White House was warned on Flynn, says former official

Michael Flynn . The most pressing one is why it took 18 days for Flynn to be let go, after the White House was told he was compromised. "The Left doesn't like that Congress has given the president broad autho...More..

Kushner emerged as conduit for Canada on NAFTA talks
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Kushner emerged as conduit for Canada on NAFTA talks

Several hours later, however, the administration appeared to reverse course, saying Trump had been persuaded by the leaders of Mexico and Canada to stay in the deal. Kushner reportedly told his Canadian cou...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Le Pen's niece quits politics in 'desertion'

A National Front headed by Marion would have pleased Marine's father and Marion's grandfather, Jean-Marie Le Pen, whom Marine Le Pen dethroned as party head in 2011, and who reportedly said ahead of the presi...More..

Inter woes continue, Palermo relegated after draw
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Inter woes continue, Palermo relegated after draw

Gabriel Paletta was sent off for bringing down Salah in the box and Daniele De Rossi's penalty clinched a result that is crucial to Roma's chances of finishing in Serie A's top two, ahead of Napoli. With three ...More..

A 'war of regime choices': S. Koreans vote for new president
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

A 'war of regime choices': S. Koreans vote for new president

Moon, who lost the 2012 election to Park by a million votes, frequently appeared at anti-Park rallies and the corruption scandal boosted his push to re-establish liberal rule. The election watchdog said 77.2 ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Donald Trump dismisses Russian Federation collusion claims as a total hoax

Yates said Trump's travel ban, which targeted several Muslim-majority counties, was "unlawful", and added , "All arguments have to be based on truth". The revelations came on the same day that former acting At...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Kushner family apologizes for mentioning White House adviser Jared Kushner

Bush, said the sales pitch, which focused on an "investor visa" program and mentioned both Jared Kushner and President Donald Trump, came "very, very close to solicitation of a bribe". Trump has called fo...More..

Russia wants quick UN vote for Syria 'de-escalation zones'
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Russia wants quick UN vote for Syria 'de-escalation zones'

Russian Federation said its ready to send peacekeepers to Syria after Turkey and Iran agreed on Thursday to Russia's proposal for "de-escalation zones" in Syria . "The destruction of ISIS targets in Iraq ...More..

Voters in Canada's British Columbia head to polls in dead-heat race
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Voters in Canada's British Columbia head to polls in dead-heat race

Despite Horgan's appeals to Green voters, some New Democrats in Parksville-Qualicum said local NDP candidate Sue Powell was looking to move between the Liberal and Green votes and take the seat from inc...More..

Russia's Defense ministry denies fighting of Syrian government and opposition units
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Russia's Defense ministry denies fighting of Syrian government and opposition units

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the Ghouta Media Center said a child was wounded in government shelling of the Damascus suburb of Kfar Batna. The memorandum provides for halting the ho...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

How exit poll works in South Korean president election

In February 2016, South Korea shut down the Kaesong Industrial Complex in response to a North Korean nuclear test and long-range rocket launch. The Ministry of Interior is to contact the new president's elect...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Macron defeats Le Pen in French presidential election

Macron handily defeated far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen in Sunday's presidential runoff, and now must pull together a majority of lawmakers in the mid-June legislative election. Macron founded h...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Hannity on Comey Testimony: 'How Stupid Do They Think We Are?'

Comey was asked if he was looking into whether FBI agents may have leaked information about the Clinton investigation. Testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee , Comey was responding to a line of que...More..

Iran's Military Fires Advanced Torpedo Based On Russia's Fastest in the World
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Iran's Military Fires Advanced Torpedo Based On Russia's Fastest in the World

None of the officials could say whether the test was successful or not. Like the Soviet weapon its based off of, the Hoot was said to achieve these breakthrough speeds using a technique known as supercaptivatio...More..

Kanye West goes on remote wilderness excursion to write new music
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Kanye West goes on remote wilderness excursion to write new music

This explains Kanye's absence from some high-profile Kardashian events, including the Met Gala last week, where Kim went solo. West's last album, The Life of Pablo , was certified platinum by the Recording I...More..

Chinese president sends congratulatory message to French president-elect
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Chinese president sends congratulatory message to French president-elect

The French interior ministry said on Monday the centrist candidate had been elected president with 66.06 per cent of valid votes cast in Sunday's runoff election, after accounting for all but 0.01 per cent of...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Senior US senator pushes Trump on Russia, French election

All the committees are led by Republicans. White House officials had insisted that Flynn had not discussed US -imposed sanctions with Kislyak during the presidential transition period, but asked Flynn to resi...More..

Palestinians stay on hunger strike despite 'snacking' claims
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Palestinians stay on hunger strike despite 'snacking' claims

An unnamed IPS official told Channel 2 on Monday that video clips of Barghouti eating were obtained as part of an IPS scheme to induce the hunger strike's leaders to eat by hiding food in their cells. In respon...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

AAP crisis: Sacked minister Kapil Mishra to file FIR against Kejriwal

Mishra had claimed he saw Mr Kejriwal receive the money from another minister, Satyendar Jain. Mishra was on Monday night suspended from the party's primary membership. We will also urge the EC to probe the e...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Winding up Celtic fans, Rangers stopping '10 in a row'

Celtic have won five and drawn one of the six Old Firm games this term and on a day when the gulf between the two clubs was laid bare, the bar denied Griffiths a second. How did they greet the largely pointles...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Texas AG prepares for legal challenges to 'sanctuary cities' ban

Many state-funded Texas adoption agencies routinely deny non-Christian, gay, and unmarried applicants on religious grounds - and now they are backing legislation being considered Tuesday by the state House desi...More..