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French Elect Youngest President Ever; DC Is Silent

French Elect Youngest President Ever; DC Is Silent

By defeating the National Front's Marine Le Pen, the far-right one who had threatened to take France out of the European Union (EU), the centrist's emphatic victory offers comfort to those who had feared another populist upheaval would follow Britain's vote to quit the EU.


With hopes for peace uncertain, Trump to visit Israel

With hopes for peace uncertain, Trump to visit Israel

Trump also planned to visit the Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem and the Western Wall, an important key Jewish holy site. However, news accounts have not accused Mr Trump of naming Israel as a source of the information. President has earlier said that Israel and the Palestinian state will have to engage in direct talks to resolve all of their issues, including the contentious one of Israeli settlements.


France new government announced; women half of new ministers

France new government announced; women half of new ministers

Having already made conservative Edouard Philippe, a member of The Republicans (LR) party, his prime minister earlier in the week, Macron picked Bruno Le Maire a pro-European, German-speaking rightist, also from The Republicans, as his economy minister.



Labour hits new high in poll but May retains daunting lead

Ms Dugdale added that "in places like East Lothian, Midlothian and Inverclyde, Labour beat the SNP at the council elections, with the Tories a distant third" and said in constituencies such as East Renfrewshire and Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill, Labour were best-placed to oust the nationalists.


Man subdued after incident on American Airlines flight to Honolulu

Man subdued after incident on American Airlines flight to Honolulu

Los Angeles Airport Police Public Information Officer Rob Pedregon confirmed that at about 2:45 a.m., a man identified as 25-year-old Anil Uskanil went through a door that led from the Terminal 5 concourse to an airfield ramp, but was spotted by a contractor and detained.