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After the presidency, parliament: Macron faces new battle

EU Council President Donald Tusk also offered his congratulations, saying the French had chosen "liberty, equality and fraternity" and " said no to the tyranny of fake news ". On May 7, he got 66 percent. Furthermore, his economic agenda, particularly plans to weaken labour regulations to fight stubbornly high unemployment, are likely to face fierce resistance from trade unions and his leftist opponents.


2 killed in tornadoes in Wisconsin and Oklahoma; 25 hurt

2 killed in tornadoes in Wisconsin and Oklahoma; 25 hurt

It was a deadly night for many in the nation's Midwest as storms, including tornadoes, moved through the region. "But at this time, we're just searching the area with the search teams and making sure there's no one injured, and then we'll assess the damage and work with the NWS and all that other stuff that goes beyond saving and rescuing people", Sheriff Fitzgerald said.


Outcast Benzema has not given up on France return

Outcast Benzema has not given up on France return

Translation: "Slander is the weapon of the powerless!" Benzema has not featured for Les Bleus since being charged by police in connection to an alleged blackmail attempt targeting his worldwide team-mate Mathieu Valbuena , a case which is yet to go to trial.


N. Korea again dominates S. Korea's presidential election

N. Korea again dominates S. Korea's presidential election

Those measures aimed to cut North Korea's annual export revenue by a quarter. The measure is sponsored by Rep. Ed Royce of California, the Republican chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Rep. North Korea accused China of providing "lame excuses for the base acts of dancing to the tune of the U.S." and betraying Pyongyang's friendship "in order to avert a war which would bring danger to China".



FM: US understands Turkey's position against Syrian Kurds

United States officials told Ankara that the YPG would not constitute a threat for Turkey and that arms supplied by Washington would be used in Raqa and in the south, not against Turkey, Cavusoglu said. This is while the USA administration is set to use YPG forces in a planned US-led offensive to retake Daesh's Syrian stronghold of Raqqah. Tensions are also running high between Turkey and another coalition member, Germany, after Ankara refused to grant permission to German lawmakers to ...