by | June 15, 2017 | 02:55

The run-offs take place next Sunday when the final results will be known. "With this result, there is a desire of the French to be coherent and want to give a majority to the President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron ", government spokesman Christophe Castaner told TF1 news channel.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:51

KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France's CAC-40 was up 0.7 percent at 5,297 while Germany's DAX advanced 1. 1 percent at 12,908. A reading of 1.7% earlier on Wednesday had raised doubts that the Fed had further room to manoeuvre this year. Fed officials are wrapping up their two-day June meeting. Monetary policy makers believe that low rates support economic growth by lowering the cost of borrowing for businesses, homebuyers and consumers; raising rates is believed to reduce central bank ...

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:51

Reporting from the scene in the immediate aftermath of the blaze, Sky News producer Dan Cairns said residents had been told that if they received calls for help from people inside, to tell them they needed to try and "self-evacuate". Crews rescued 65 people, said Steve Apter, the fire brigade's director of safety and assurance. The more I looked up, floor upon floor. She and her grandson sat outside the building, helplessly watching those trapped on higher floors.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:54

Unfortunately, we let them back into it", said Warren Gatland . "His shoulder was popping out during games and being strapped. If someone is not 100 per cent right in terms of their commitment, I fully understand and respect that decision".

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:50

Kyrie Irving , the second-best player on the Cavaliers, was confident the team can challenge the Warriors again. They were ideal in the Western Conference, sweeping the Portland Trail Blazers, Utah Jazz and Spurs. When it was all on the line in the biggest moments of the NBA Finals, it wasn't just Steph Curry who had to score for the Warriors , or Klay Thompson , or even Draymond Green .

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:41

The second patient has not been identified. The "assailant" who opened fire during Wednesday morning's GOP congressional baseball practice has died from his injuries , President Donald Trump announced during an address to the nation.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:40

The fire has been burning f. The group claimed access to the building was "severely restricted" for emergency services and other vehicles and that residents were advised to stay in their flats in case of fire. In a bid to reassure people living in other tower blocks, Policing and Fire Minister Nick Hurd said they want to check over similar buildings "as quickly as possible".

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:44

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by | June 15, 2017 | 02:37

He did not indicate whether the committee would hear him in public or closed session. The Senate Appropriations Committee had called in the attorney general to testify about budget issues. Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., said on Fox News Sunday "there's a real question of the propriety" of Sessions' involvement in Comey's dismissal, because Sessions had stepped aside from the federal investigation into contacts between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:35

The police have provided a number for people to call if they think someone is still missing. Commander Stuart Cundy , of the Metropolitan Police earlier said the recovery operation would be complex "over a number of days". "I'm lucky to be alive". "The flames - I have never seen anything like it, it just reminded me of 9/11", said Muna Ali, 45. Edward Daffarn, who lived on the 16th floor, said the building's fire alarm didn't ring.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:30

War crimes investigators with the United Nations determined at least 300 civilians have been killed since March in US -led coalition efforts in Raqqa , a northern city in Syria , Reuters reported Wednesday. Pinheiro also called on all States involved in the conflict to become parties to the Arms Trade Treaty of 2014. USA forces have taken other steps to stop ISIS drone operations, destroying buildings that are believed to house drone production facilities.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:32

President Donald Trump along with a number of Arab regimes, has accused Doha of supporting extremist groups", Mutlaq al-Qahtani, a senior counterterrorism adviser to Qatar's foreign minister said. Saudi King Salman raised this question during a meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who had visited the kingdom for finding a diplomatic solution to the Qatar crisis.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:29

The U.S. has no diplomatic relations in North Korea. The unpredictable Mr Trump has offered some mixed messages to Mr Kim, saying he would be "honoured" to meet him under the right conditions and describing the young leader as "a pretty smart cookie".

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:26

After a brief meeting with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, May said this morning the new government will guide Britain's exit talks from the European Union , which are set to begin in just 10 days. The results confounded those who said the opposition Labour Party's left-wing leader, Jeremy Corbyn, was electorally toxic. Prime Minister Theresa May faced calls to quit Friday after her election gamble to win a stronger mandate backfired as she lost her parliamentary majority, ...

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:25

Some of the arrests were violent with police using batons and dragging people along the street. "So the court illegally coordinated law violation protocols before the trial had begun", he said . Navalny has announced his candidacy for the presidential election in 2018. Navalny was among those arrested Monday. In St. Petersburg, dozens were reported detained by police at the protest.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:19

Hungary and Poland have refused to take a single refugee under the plan while the Czech Republic let in 12. The sanctions have somehow being defined by the infringement procedures without getting into details about what kind of sanctions that will be.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:17

Mattis announced the decision at a Senate committee hearing. He said any decision to increase the number of troops would come with a change in strategy that alters the way Afghan forces are supported by worldwide airpower, how the USA interacts with the Afghan government and would take a greater regional approach to the conflict, rather than looking at Afghanistan in isolation.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:12

After the meeting with Ms Foster, Mrs May joined MPs in the House of Commons, where opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn arrived to applause from his lawmakers. "There is a lot of anxiety and a lot of fear out of what is being discussed". The discussions with the DUP were "productive talks", she added. It was going to be a "hard Brexit" where Britain left both the European Union's "internal market" (complete free trade between the half-billion people in the EU's 28 members) and the ...

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:11

Paul was near the batting cage in right field at a congressional baseball practice Wednesday morning when a gunman opened fire at Republican members of Congress and their staffers. Zack Barth, a legislative correspondent working for Rep. Roger Williams , R-Texas, was among those shot, according to a statement from Williams. Lawmakers were stunned in the aftermath of the event, which raised questions about the security of members of Congress.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:09

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is the arguably the most vulnerable member of President Donald Trump's cabinet. At Tuesday's hearing, New Mexico Democratic Sen. Martin Heinrich, who took issue with Sessions declining to answer questions. "If he can not decide between those answers - if he can not distinguish between the public interest and Donald Trump's interest - then he is unfit to serve as attorney general".

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:07

The video sees Selena awkwardly catch her father, who works at the school, flirting with the blonde gym teacher every chance he gets. The whole style is different, from the fabulous smooth waves of the wig to the old-movie glamor look that puts Selena right into company with Fawcett, Marilyn Monroe, and other bombshell blondes.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:01

The SDF have spent months cornering Daesh in the city. Talal Sillo, a spokesman for the SDF , confirmed operations had begun in co-ordination with the US-led coalition. Last week, the Pentagon announced that it started delivering weapons to the SDF , saying they were necessary to capture Raqqa. Syrian rebel groups downed a government warplane 31 miles (50km) east of the capital Damascus on Monday, Reuters reported , citing opposition activists.

by | June 15, 2017 | 01:59

No other member of the Senate Intelligence Committee received similar treatment , regardless of the toughness of their questioning, or their party for that matter. I thought it was way out of bounds. For the second time in a week, the Democratic senator made headlines after she was interrupted by Republican counterparts during Senate Intelligence Committee hearings.

by | June 15, 2017 | 01:51

In his riveting appearance Thursday, Comey said the Federal Bureau of Investigation was aware of information that would have made it "problematic" for Sessions to be involved in investigations into alleged Russian meddling in last year's election.

by | June 15, 2017 | 01:48

He also called on May's government to consult more with other parties ahead of upcoming Brexit talks, which are due to start on June 19 but, like the Queen's speech, could face delays amid the ongoing political upheaval in the United Kingdom.

by | June 15, 2017 | 01:40

SESSIONS: I - why don't you tell me? Mafia dons have been more forthcoming in their testimony. The attorney general managed to avoid inflicting significant damage on his boss but, having got his soundbite out, failed to answer the most important questions during a teeth-grindingly frustrating afternoon.

by | June 15, 2017 | 01:39

Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) leader Arlene Foster on Tuesday said she hoped to conclude a deal "soon" on supporting British Prime Minister Theresa May's minority government. Environment Secretary Michael Gove declined to deny the reports when pressed, but told Sky News that the reality of the election result meant that May and her government would need to reach beyond party lines.

by | June 15, 2017 | 01:39

On Tuesday morning, Kent State incoming freshman offensive tackle Tyler Heintz passed away following a conditioning drill. The cause of death is not yet known. The news was announced in a statement by the college on Tuesday night, and the cause of death has yet to be announced. A freshman football player at Kent State has died following an offseason workout.

by | June 15, 2017 | 01:30

The letter from Attorney General Jeff Sessions to President Donald Trump to FBI Director James Comey is photographed in Washington, Tuesday, May 9, 2017, where Sessions says a "fresh start is needed at the leadership of the FBI".

by | June 15, 2017 | 01:34

It forecast United States economic growth of 2.2% for 2017 - an increase on its last estimate - but said it would be watching inflation carefully as its main measure was now expected to come in lower than expected at 1.6%. The 3-month Treasury yield, which is more directly impacted by Fed moves, has moved higher since the last rate hike in March 2017, indicating that the bond market believes the Fed will hike again in June.

by | June 15, 2017 | 01:25

Legal experts have told ThinkProgress that Trump's public disclosures regarding Comey's firing put into question whether his conversations with Comey are protected by presidential executive privilege, a legal doctrine that is not constitutionally guaranteed but that historically has protected a president's communications.

by | June 15, 2017 | 01:20

This collaboration between leaker and media came into question when Comey was asked by Sen. Sessions recused himself from the Russia probe in March after it was revealed he twice met with the Russian ambassador during the campaign but failed to say so at his confirmation hearing.

by | June 15, 2017 | 01:21

Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Jaber Al Sabah, who has been leading the diplomatic initiative, vowed to continue his efforts to resolve the ongoing crisis despite remaining unsuccessful in his earlier bid. Saudi Arabia had said Doha was expelled from the coalition set up in 2015 to fight the Houthi group that controls much of northern Yemen . "It's not our goal to undermine the GCC ( Gulf Cooperation Council) but at the same time we don't want a member of the GCC undermining us", ...

by | June 15, 2017 | 01:18

Trump's Paris pullout could also have ramifications for US clean energy companies looking to sell their goods overseas. Coal is not coming back. In exchange for 3.1 million jobs and $3 trillion in lost economic activity, we get a 0.2 degree reduction in warming - and that's assuming that all nations meet their completely voluntary goals.

by | June 15, 2017 | 01:16

One senior Liberal Democrat said Mr Farron is "a great guy" but added: "His views are not compatible with being the leader of the Liberal Democrats, he was - on balance - unhelpful during the campaign". Liberalism means that I am passionate about defending the right and liberty of people who believe very different things to me. That's why I have chosen to step down as leader of the Liberal Democrats.