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by | May 18, 2017 | 21:01

As well as the political coup of poaching Philippe from the right, Macron is also siphoning off support from lawmakers on the left. The two-round legislative elections are scheduled to take place on June 11 and June 18 and will elect 577 members of the National Assembly, France's lower and more powerful house of parliament.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:56

He has also made it amply clear he does not support the deployment of U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), on his country's borders for which Trump has demanded South Korea pay $1 billion. At the time, the deal was supposed to be an "irreversible" solution to the so-called comfort women issue that has dogged relations between the countries for decades.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:55

He is now seen as the main threat to Mr Rouhani, who is seeking a second term. Raisi is believed to be the favorite of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who will remain Iran's top decision-maker, but it's unclear whether Raisi will be able to unseat Rouhani.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:54

The White House vigorously denied it all. The Senate Intelligence Committee has asked the White House for more information about reports that Trump gave intelligence information to the Russians, a spokeswoman for the panel said. The Prime Minister did not give a direct endorsement of the United States president when asked if she had full confidence in him, instead focusing on the relationship between the two countries.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:50

Or of any Bachelor Nation show ever. The site was able to track down the names of all of the "Bachelorette" cast as well as information about their lives. She also does not have time for drama and would have none of it as well as pettiness and cattiness. As " The Bachelorette " season 13 nears, Lindsay revealed to Entertainment Tonight that if there is one type of guy she would not put up with, it is the "cocky" ones.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:47

That is a slap in the face for South Korea's new president, Moon Jae-in, who has promised greater engagement with the North, and suggests that the missile launch was an attempt to improve Pyongyang's negotiating position with a more hardline USA under President Donald Trump.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:29

The dual actions, announced by the Departments of State and Treasury, appeared meant to signal a tough stance on Iran even as Trump continued predecessor President Barack Obama's pact under which Iran agreed to limit its nuclear program in return for sanctions relief.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:26

The chaos was the latest instance of the airline industry dealing with high-profile customer frustration. The Broward Sheriff's Office reported about 500 people were crowding around Spirit's terminal at the airport after the cancellations.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:24

Lebron and the Cavs will look for the sweep in Toronto on Sunday. Toronto was forced to play without their all-star point guard Kyle Lowry . When James left the floor with 3:27 remaining, the Cavs had outscored the Raptors 26-7 in the fourth, with 13 points from James.

by | May 18, 2017 | 19:53

He did not disclose the reason for his resignation, but it had been expected. "I will be supporting Coveney", he said. It has been a privilege to represent the people of Limerick since I was first elected in 1981 and I look forward to continuing to do so until an election is called.

by | May 18, 2017 | 19:42

Emmanuel Macron spent the first day after his presidential election victory at a ceremony of commemoration marking the end of World War II on 8 May. "He has been reporting on the French election from the start and has had direct access to Macron and many on his team, making him perfectly positioned to get to the bottom of who Macron is, and what he might plausibly achieve as president of France".

by | May 18, 2017 | 19:26

The ICJ denying permission to Pakistan to play the "confessional" video of Jadhav during the public hearing was a setback for Islamabad, India's lead attorney Harish Salve said. India tasted its first victory in its battle to save Kulbhushan Jadhav on Monday. The urgent hearing comes after the ICJ last week stayed Jadhav's execution.

by | May 18, 2017 | 19:11

Hong said he handed Moon's letter to Trump and expressed thanks for supporting South Korea's security and inviting the South Korean leader to visit Washington next month. "What about North Korea intimidating us?" "We don't have it done yet", Haley said. South Korean retailer Lotte, which provided the land for the THAAD deployment, has also been boycotted by Chinese customers and seen construction halted on an amusement park it was building in northeastern China .

by | May 18, 2017 | 19:02

Based on the revenue fact sheet released on Monday by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), Nigeria's crude oil revenue fell from the $37 billion recorded in 2015 to $26 billion in 2016. The EIA (U.S. Energy Information Administration ) reported that USA crude oil inventories fell by 1.8 MMbbls (million barrels) to 520.8 MMbbls on May 5-12, 2017.

by | May 18, 2017 | 19:01

The government will be formally presented on Wednesday after Mr Macron's office delayed the announcement, initially expected on Tuesday, while authorities check the tax records and backgrounds of potential ministers, in an effort to prevent any potential conflict of interest.

by | May 18, 2017 | 18:54

Asked what he thinks of the Trump presidency, Putin said it's up to the American people to judge but his performance can only be rated "only when he's allowed to work at full capacity", implying that someone is hampering Trump's efforts. Comey declined, according to the sources. A Comey associate read parts of a memo copy, which is unclassified, to a Times reporter. The White House denies the allegation.

by | May 18, 2017 | 18:44

Authorities raided the same property in 2007 and seized about 2,700 birds, said Eric Sakach, the senior law enforcement specialist for the Humane Society of the United States . Numerous thousands of roosters had injuries consistent with cockfighting, and authorities also found the bloodied carcasses of several birds that had slashes and other fight wounds, Perry said.

by | May 18, 2017 | 18:44

But Woakes, due to join England's training camp in Spain after playing for the Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League, said: "It's not on our radar - we are paid very well and looked after by the European Central Bank and the PCA".

by | May 18, 2017 | 18:39

A prominent U.S. lawmaker said that there are no elections in Iran because the Regime decides the victor, not the people. Raisi is notorious for his involvement in the 1988 mass executions of political prisoners in Iran , and numerous country's young population were re-acquainted with the cleric's almost three-decade-old conduct previous year.

by | May 18, 2017 | 18:35

It's a mouthful. The "One Belt" part of it refers to the Silk Road Economic Belt while the "One Road" refers to the 21st-century Maritime Silk Road. Australian Trade Minister Steven Ciobo said on Sunday Canberra was receptive to exploring commercial opportunities presented by the initiative, but any decisions would remain incumbent on national interest.

by | May 18, 2017 | 18:34

According to a report in The Times of India , the two howitzers, which will come in a chartered aircraft from the United Kingdom, will be taken to the Pokhran ranges for testing and "compilation of the firing tables" for subsequent use. After the two guns, three more M777 will reach India in the year 2018 (September). The weapons will be used by the army's mountain artillery divisions along India's high-altitude frontiers particularly along the border with China in the east of the country.

by | May 18, 2017 | 18:31

The news which was brought to light at the Federal Executive Council meeting is coming barely 12 days after the release of about 82 abducted girls who were abducted by the dreaded Boko Haram group. When she saw me, she ran and grabbed me and started crying. The girls said they want to return to school, and are taking part in a nine-month reintegration program designed for them, the minister said.

by | May 18, 2017 | 18:29

On Monday, intelligence sources told The Washington Post that Trump had revealed information about an operation against IS when Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (right in photo) visited the White House. "There has to be trust for this sort of arrangement", one official said. Mr Trump was later informed that he had broken protocol and White House officials placed calls to the national security agency and the CIA looking to minimize any damage.

by | May 18, 2017 | 18:25

The Wisconsin Republican said he would not "micromanage" investigation and repeatedly said there are three separate ongoing Russian Federation investigations when asked if he thought a special prosecutor is necessary. Congressional Republicans - members of Trump's party - were also expressing concern about the latest revelations, which raise questions as to whether Trump broke the law by obstructing an investigation into potential links between his campaign team and Russian Federation.

by | May 18, 2017 | 18:22

Thursday. "Chinese travel agencies are already introducing tourist itineraries that use our passenger service", Khmel said. Baranov said Russian tourist companies had expressed interest in travelling to North Korea by ferry. Anyone willing to embark on the Rajin-Vladivostok cruise will have to pay 600-750 Yuans ($87-101), depending on cabin class. Experts have said North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un, may be hoping closer ties with Russian Federation would help if China , the North's main ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 18:16

Zhanwu also reaffirmed that his countrys ambitious One Belt and One Road Initiative, renamed as BRI, does not alter its stand on the India-Pakistan dispute over Kashmir, saying it is a bilateral issue to be resolved only through negotiation.

by | May 18, 2017 | 18:14

Kim Hak-song, who was taken into custody Saturday (May 6), taught at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology . The country's military will begin "a series of more powerful anti-terrorism striking actions and mercilessly destroy the terrorists", said an English-language statement carried by the state-run Korean Central News Agency.

by | May 18, 2017 | 18:14

Xi described his signature foreign policy push as inclusive, one that should not be held hostage to old rivalries and power games. In a statement to India Today, the Chinese Foreign Ministry also reiterated its stand on the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which India has opposed as it passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, saying, "It is not directed at any third parties, not relevant to disputes over territorial sovereignty and does not affect China's position on the Kashmir ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 18:08

A new contender for the coveted title of "world's longest cat " has emerged after the massive mouser became a viral media sensation. As for Omar's diet, the ME coon eats two scoops of kibble for breakfast and raw kangaroo for dinner. But he has to be locked out of the bedroom because he takes up too much room and wants to be cuddled all night. "We sort of realized that he's not almost done growing yet", Hirst told Australia's Network Seven .

by | May 18, 2017 | 18:07

Referred to as a "nuclear option", Article 7 can be activated when there is a risk of a serious breach by a member state of the fundamental values of the EU. Hungary's ruling party Fidesz reacted to Wednesday's vote by saying it was "a shame that Hungarian leftist MPs also voted for the resolution" under alleged orders from U.S.

by | May 18, 2017 | 18:09

Fallon believes it should be a place for a wide swath of viewers to get their entertainment and laughs, and that this philosophy will steer it through a period of intense polarization. He concluded the segment by messing up Trump's infamous hairdo. "We invited her Mom here today, and she is here, and I am here", Tebow said. 'I nearly did it to minimize him.

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:56

McCaw made his presence felt immediately grabbing a couple of rebounds and nailing a silky smooth three pointer en route to an impressive state line: 18 points, 3 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals. Klay Thompson still didn't have a breakout game - scoring only 11 after mustering only six points in Game 1 - but he did plant a pair of 3s. There aren't many things you can say to an athlete, or anyone that is competitive, that is as singularly insulting as what Gregg Popovich described his San ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:48

In his speech at the inaugural BRF session, Pakistan Prime Minister Sharif said the CPEC was a "core" project of the BRI. Xi called on both sides to enhance practical cooperation and implement plans and projects to promote Belt and Road Initiative construction, especially in capacity cooperation and investment.

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:44

From around 2013, the party started blocking attempts by the Conservatives to impose further cuts to welfare, having grown disillusioned by the lack of progress on proportional representation and House of Lords reform. Mr Farron put his party's commitments on Brexit at the heart of the manifesto , saying: "The Liberal Democrats want you to have a choice over your future".

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:41

The Tories gained 164 local government seats north of the border in Thursday's polls, though the SNP still comfortably won the most votes and seats in Scotland. "We will not be a government that presides over food bank Britain or asks teachers to go on the school gates and collect funds to pay the teachers' wages", he said.