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Ferrand elected to lead Macron's lawmakers in French parliament

Ferrand elected to lead Macron's lawmakers in French parliament He's a great leader. Schwarzenegger was equally scathing about the President's decision, calling on Americans to "rise up" to help save the environment. Penicaud, a former director of human resources for food-products multinational group Danone, said the reform is "expected by the French, they gave a clear signal of need for change" by electing Macron, a pro-free market centrist. [Full Article...]

United States panel maker pulls cladding from sale after Grenfell Tower tragedy

The British authorities have said the use of the panels at Grenfell Tower was in breach of the country's building regulations. On top of that decision, shares in the panel maker have reportedly plummeted by more than nine per cent since it was discovered that it supplied the panels for Grenfell Tower. [Full Article...]

White House Says Trump Does Not Intend on Firing Mueller

White House Says Trump Does Not Intend on Firing Mueller Comey's firing led to the appointment of Robert Mueller to head up the feds' Russian Federation investigation - a move that enraged the president, who has slammed the probe as a "witch hunt", "hoax" and "fake news ". Attorney and Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz said on "America's Newsroom" that Special Counsel Robert Mueller made a mistake with some of the hirings for his legal... [Full Article...]

Mattis: US arms for Syrian Kurds will continue after Raqqa

But the new IS strategy is unlikely to help the fighters who have been struggling to hold territory across Iraq and Syria for months, US -backed forces say. "When they don't need them anymore we'll replace them with what they do need", he said. "If they have another fight and they need, you know, the light trucks that they've been using. [Full Article...]

IS fighters launch counterattacks in west Mosul neighborhood

IS fighters launch counterattacks in west Mosul neighborhood Iraqi forces launched an operation to retake Mosul's Old City just over a week ago, more than eight months after the fight to retake Iraq's second-largest city officially began. Front lines were quiet in the Old City Tuesday as Iraqi special forces scouted the terrain. The United Nations has said that up to 150,000 civilians could still be trapped in ISIS-held areas of Old Mosul, fearing that th... [Full Article...]

Saudi, Qatar ministers spar over Arab nations' demands

Saudi, Qatar ministers spar over Arab nations' demands He explained that once the deadline past, the four Arab states would "no longer be interested in bringing Qatar back into the Gulf and the Arab fold". Last week, Saudi Arabia handed down a list of 13 demands to Qatar as the price for lifting blockade on trade and diplomatic embargo . The U.S. [Full Article...]

Pence says Trump-Modi meetings 'historic and productive'

Pence says Trump-Modi meetings 'historic and productive' Their White House session promises less pomp than Modi's previous visits to Washington , which included former President Barack Obama taking him to the Martin Luther King Jr. "There were no inhibitions from either side on the language used on cross-border terrorism", said Prof Ajay Sharma, a Delhi-based expert. Modi and Trump called upon all nations to resolve territorial and maritime disputes ... [Full Article...]

European court refuses to intervene over sick British baby

Following Tuesday's decision, the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London said there will be planning and discussion before changing the child's treatment and no rush to cut off life support. Today, the ECHR said it was upholding what it called "meticulous, thorough" rulings in the United Kingdom courts, which backed the hospital's plan to withdraw life support. [Full Article...]

Hillsborough: Ex-police chiefs Duckenfield and Bettison among six charged over disaster

Hillsborough: Ex-police chiefs Duckenfield and Bettison among six charged over disaster British Prime Minister Theresa May says this is a "day of really mixed emotions" for families of the fans who died, but that justice is moving forward "after so many years of waiting". "I have decided that there is sufficient evidence to charge six individuals with criminal offences", said Sue Hemming, head of the special crime and counter-terrorism division at the Crown Prosecution Service , in ... [Full Article...]

Capitol Hill Police break-up group of protesters in wheelchairs

Capitol Hill Police break-up group of protesters in wheelchairs Kentucky GOP Senator Rand Paul said his office will be releasing a statement later today which could give voters a clue as to how he may vote, but he is said to be a likely "No" vote, calling the bill "Obamacare-lite". She said they were later reunited with their wheelchairs. Republicans aim to circumvent a committee hearing and vote by bringing the bill directly to the floor before July 4... [Full Article...]

Germany Will Decide On Same-Sex Marriage In Snap Vote

The chances of denying Merkel a fourth term look slim for the SPD, who are now junior partners in her right-left coalition. Angela Merkel has said she is prepared to allow a free vote in the German parliament on same-sex marriage, a shift driven by changing public opinion and a desire to neutralise her election rivals. [Full Article...]

Sonia Gandhi To Chair Opposition Meeting Today To Decide Presidential Candidate

Sonia Gandhi To Chair Opposition Meeting Today To Decide Presidential Candidate The electoral college numbers seem to be stacked in favour of NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind and he may well end up getting more votes than incumbent President Pranab Mukherjee and his predecessor Pratibha Patil. Several non-allies of the BJP like Biju Janata Dal , Telugu Desam Party (TDS) and the Janata Dal (United) have also backed Kovind's candidature. [Full Article...]

Romania president nominates ex-economy minister as premier

Romania president nominates ex-economy minister as premier Liviu Dragnea, leader of the main ruling Social Democratic Party (PSD), said a new government would be approved in parliament on Thursday in a vote of confidence supported by the majority formed together with Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE). [Full Article...]

North Korea denies torturing American detainee

North Korea denies torturing American detainee The death of American university student Otto Warmbier earlier this week, after his release from 17 months of imprisonment in Pyongyang, further complicated Trump's approach to North Korea. The statement also said North Korea plans to harshen its attitude towards the US and other countries. However a 2012 video could provide some clue as to how North Korea treats its detainees and prisoners. [Full Article...]

New made-in-China navy destroyer launches in Shanghai

New made-in-China navy destroyer launches in Shanghai The new warship will have more than 100 vertical launch tubes for missiles with the ability to strike targets 1,000 to 2,000 kilometers away, according to the PLA report. The new vessel is significantly larger than its apparent successor class, the smaller Type 052D guided-missile destroyer. "The colossal Type 055 is considerably larger and more powerful than India's latest ... [Full Article...]

Second NoKor soldier defects to South Korea

Second NoKor soldier defects to South Korea President Moon Jae-in, fourth from left in second row, with taekwondo athletes from North Korea , in the second row, and South Korea , in the first row, at the opening ceremony of World Taekwondo's World Taekwondo Championships in Muju County, North Jeolla, Saturday. [Full Article...]

GOP health bill: Big tax cuts for rich, not much for others

Trump was his boosterish self at the meeting with Republican senators this afternoon, but he knows and cares so little about the details that I'm told he would agree with whatever was said, even if senators were directly contradicting one another. [Full Article...]

Pelosi and Clinton are selfish losers, blocking the rise of young Democrats

Pelosi and Clinton are selfish losers, blocking the rise of young Democrats And speaking of selfish, there is the ongoing, nagging problem of Hillary Clinton trying to re-litigate the results of the 2016 election. Since Pelosi got into Democratic leadership in 2002, she has raised nearly $568 million for the party and its candidates - including $141.5 million in the last election alone, according to figures provided by her office. [Full Article...]

Ryan has faith McConnell can save health bill

The PAC said on Friday it was planning to spend $1 million in its campaign to pressure Heller into voting for the bill. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that the Senate would not vote on its plan to dismantle the Affordable Care Act as planned. [Full Article...]

Deutsche abandons forecast for weaker euro, calls end to dollar rally

Deutsche abandons forecast for weaker euro, calls end to dollar rally Asian stocks were mostly higher in range-bound trade on Tuesday after Wall Street closed mixed, while Asian tech shares mirrored losses in USA peers overnight. Thirty-year bond yields slipped to 2.68 percent, the lowest since November 9.The difference in yield between five-year notes and 30-year bonds narrowed to as little as 93 basis points, producing the flattest yield curve since late 2007. [Full Article...]


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