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France's Macron to meet European Council chief Tusk on Wednesday - presidency

France's Macron to meet European Council chief Tusk on Wednesday - presidency

The first summit between Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel could prove to be a double-edged sword for Ireland. Macron, a centrist, has promised to include faces from the left and right as well as political newcomers. Yet it remains to be seen if her approach would go down well in Germany, which is deeply averse to shouldering burdens of eurozone laggards. Philippe - a moderate member of the Republicans party - is seen as Macron's Trojan horse on the right.



"Clock boy" discrimination lawsuit dismissed by federal judge

The teen was eventually arrested, but charges were later dropped. Ahmed's father, Mohamed Mohamed, filed a federal lawsuit against Irving Independent School District and the city of Irving claiming his son's rights were violated when he was wrongly detained.


Democratic attorneys general will seek to intervene in Obamacare case

Democratic attorneys general will seek to intervene in Obamacare case

The subsidies payments help cover out-of-pocket medical expenses for low-income Americans. A group of 15 states and Washington , DC, is stepping into the fight to save the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges. "The loss of funds and financial uncertainty threatened by this case would lead at least to higher health insurance costs for consumers, and more likely to many insurers abandoning the individual health insurance market".



Palestinian Prez presents Modi mosaic, artwork with name

Mahmoud Abbas' (better known by his nom de guerre, Abu Mazen) first visit to India during the Modi government's tenure, comes on the heels of a surprisingly successful visit to Washington DC where he was given an enthusiastic welcome by U.S.


Port St. Lucie teacher accused of having sex with student

Port St. Lucie teacher accused of having sex with student

Police set up a call between Geliga and the student that confirmed the two had sex. The student said that he had sex with Geliga in her vehicle on two separate occasions, once in April 2017 and again in May 2017. "We have no evidence to suggest that anything illegal happened on school grounds", said Port St. Lucie Det. Geliga was arrested Thursday and taken to the St.



U.S. strike breached Syrian sovereignty, warns Russian Federation

The coalition said "apparent" Russian attempts as well as warning shots and a show of force, had failed to deter the pro-Assad forces moving toward Tanf in southern Syria, where British special forces are also based. Bashar al-Ja'afari, who is also Syria's United Nations ambassador, says the subject was brought up on the government's "own initiative", but insisted that Damascus "will not accept any interference" on the constitution.