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Macron to Secure Landslide Majority in French Parliament

Macron to Secure Landslide Majority in French Parliament

Based on returns from 97 percent of France's 577 districts, it appeared likely that candidates for Macron's party, La République en Marche , would receive 28 percent of the votes for the National Assembly, the powerful lower house of Parliament, meaning that it appears on track to win a majority of seats, according to the Interior Ministry web site.



Qatar opens new shipping routes via Oman amidst Gulf ban

The head of state noted that a teleconference with participation of the French President and Emir of Qatar will be held today to solve the Qatari crisis. Iran also has shipped in vegetables by air and plans to send some 350 tons of fruit by sea to Qatar, with which it shares a massive offshore natural gas field.



One Year Later, 49 Killed In Orlando Nightclub Shooting Remembered

However, President Trump took a more considerate approach to acknowledge the anniversary of the massacre. Carter was one of about 50 people who turned out in Old Town to remember the victims of the shooting. That's the exact time Omar Mateen starting firing shots one year ago during "Latin Night" at the gay nightclub in the heart of downtown Orlando. She said, "I used to go to that club and I felt that was a safe place, you know, for the LGBT community".


Senate approves new sanctions over Russia's meddling in U.S. election

Senate approves new sanctions over Russia's meddling in U.S. election

The legislation also curbs President Trump's power to unilaterally remove sanctions on Russian Federation without congressional approval. It's attached as an amendment to an Iran sanctions bill . The amendment was crafted by Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tennessee), Ranking Member Ben Cardin (D-Maryland), and Senate Banking Committee Ranking Member Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio).