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World Media President Macron's party dominates French parliamentary vote
Author: 0 President Macron's party dominates French parliamentary vote

Voters overall showed little enthusiasm for the election, which could see record low turnout. She lauded him for winning a "clear parliamentary majority" in elections Sunday, government spokesman Steffen Seibert said. On the right, the conservatives won 133 seats, making it the biggest opposition party. The stinging reality of defeat pushed party leader Jean-Christophe Cambadelis, who lost in last week's first-round vote, to resign - and blast the Macron system "with all the power".

Author: 0 SNP could deny 'arrogant' Tories a Westminster majority - Nicola Sturgeon

NICOLA Sturgeon's comments came as it was claimed that her deputy is on course to lose his Commons seat next week. Scotland should not "shut up" during Brexit talks. "I don't say that independence is a magic solution to everything", she said. Both parties have ruled out a formal coalition deal should the election on 8 June not produce a clear victor.

Author: 0 Potus admits he's under probe over Russian Federation ties

Trump's digital volley appeared to be trained at Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who recommended the firing last month of James Comey - an nearly unprecedented move that could yet imperil Trump's presidency. Special Counsel Mueller was reportedly planning to interview intelligence officials on whether Mr Trump got rid of the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, James Comey , in May to hamper an inquiry into his sacked national security adviser, Michael Flynn .

Author: 0 Chelsea expect Conte to stay as EPL coach

Conte was extensively reported to be annoyed with the Chelsea pecking order over a lack of financial investment in the transfer market as the Italian prepares his team for a Champions Organization project. Chelsea technical director Michael Emenalo was one of 23 candidates to be awarded with the Uefa Pro coaching licence at a graduation ceremony at St George's Park.

Author: 0 Trump reports hundreds of millions in income

The new details were included in a financial disclosure that Trump voluntarily submitted Friday to the Office of Government Ethics , the first snapshot of the Trump Organization's finances since its longtime leader became president. He can take back control of the trust at any time, and he's free to withdraw cash from it as he pleases. He has still not released his tax returns. The information comes in a new financial disclosure he voluntarily made Friday to the Office of Government Ethics.

World Media Brits Are Upset With The Prime Minister's Response To The London Fire
Author: 0 Brits Are Upset With The Prime Minister's Response To The London Fire

Her government is also due to launch hard Brexit talks with the European Union on Monday. British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing mounting pressure to resign due to her handling of the situation and tensions have been heightened by her failure to meet with victims in the immediate aftermathof the tragedy.

World Media @SenatorWicker Votes to Strengthen Sanctions Against Iran, Russia
Author: 0 @SenatorWicker Votes to Strengthen Sanctions Against Iran, Russia

The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill that would impose new sanctions on Iran. Senator Corker's Iran sanctions bill passed the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in May by a vote of 18 to 3 and now has 60 cosponsors. It comes amid concerns that members of Mr Trump's campaign team colluded with Russian Federation over the election. “These additional sanctions will also send a powerful and bipartisan statement to Russian Federation and any other country who might try to ...

World Media Officials on both sides confirm Brexit talks will start on June 19
Author: 0 Officials on both sides confirm Brexit talks will start on June 19

There was speculation that chaos in Britain, caused by last week's shock general election outcome, would lead to Brexit negotiations being delayed. Foster said talks with May would continue into next week. Mrs May's weakened position in the House of Commons as a result of losing her majority has fuelled speculation the Tories would be forced to soften their stance on Brexit.

Author: 0 London fire: Death toll rises to 58

Prime Minister Theresa May had earlier been forced to flee a local recovery centre under heavy police guard as residents rounded on her, shouting: " Coward ". May herself had come in for a barrage of criticism for failing to visit residents and her response to the disaster. Other measures outlined by Prime Minister Theresa May following a meeting with residents at Downing Street on Saturday, included more staff covering phone lines and ground staff wearing high-visibility clothing so ...

Author: 0 Russia eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand

Nearly 25 minutes into the second half, Russian forward Fedor Smolov cannoned another goal for his team after having received a flawless assist from Alexander Samedov. He said Confederations Cup organisers had notified him that his fan-ID, needed to attend matches, had been cancelled in what appeared to be a further attempt to curb violence.

Author: 0 At least 58 presumed dead in London Grenfell fire

Instead, she said: "Something bad has happened. However, there may be other people who were in there on the night that others were not aware were there", he said. Angry protesters have descended on Kensington Town Hall in the wake of the Grenfell Tower blaze in which at least 30 people lost their lives.

World Media Duterte takes a rest as Philippine city burns
Author: 0 Duterte takes a rest as Philippine city burns

Duterte was on a trip to Russian Federation when hundreds of militants went on a rampage in Marawi City , 800 kilometers south of Manila, on May 23, after government forces attempted to arrest a local leader of the Islamic State terrorist movement.

Author: 0 North Korea: US officials seized diplomatic package at JFK

US officials on Friday forcibly confiscated a diplomatic package being carried by a member of the North Korean delegation, as they passed through USA customs screening after landing at John F. A spokesman for the secretive state said its officials had been "robbed" of a diplomatic package at John F Kennedy Airport on Friday. North Korea's deputy ambassador to the United Nations Kim In Ryong at the U.N.

World Media Theresa May tries to quell public anger, meets fire victims
Author: 0 Theresa May tries to quell public anger, meets fire victims

Protest organisers were encouraging the crowd to remain in place until the council leaders pledged an independent investigation and rehousing for all those affected. May has even been criticised from within her own Conservative Party for not doing so. Local authorities have warned that the death toll is certain to rise and that some of the victims may never be identified.

Author: 0 Cameroon 0-2 Chile: Late goals seal extraordinary match of disallowed goals

Then in stoppage time Sanchez ran clear but after rounding the goalkeeper, his shot was blocked on the line however Vargas finally got his goal with a tap-in. Today in Group B of FIFA Confederations 2017 the teams Cameroon and Chile facing against each other. Broos' side overcame a hard start, in which they looked like they would be swamped by Chile's all-action approach, and gradually grew into the game only to be undone by late goals from Arturo Vidal and Eduardo Vargas .

Author: 0 Protests erupt over London fire response

British media have reported that contractors installed a cheaper, less flame-resistant type of exterior panelling on the tower in a renovation that was completed just a year ago. The blaze, which consumed the entire 24-storey block of flats, is being looked into by investigators to determine what exactly caused it, and whether or not criminal misconduct contributed to the severity of it.

World Media Rivals 'all Team Scalise' as political baseball clash honours shot Republican
Author: 0 Rivals 'all Team Scalise' as political baseball clash honours shot Republican

The game at Nationals Park on Thursday evening carried on a century-old bipartisan ritual, this one tinged with worry about Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise and the players' determination to answer the attack by coming together in sport. His family said they appreciate the support they've received from lawmakers and the president, and are thankful for the bravery of the special agents.

Author: 0 Protesters storm local town hall over London fire

Thirty-seven people remained in hospital, with 17 of them in critical care. "People were telling them to stay in the building but they had hope because they listened". Cundy added it was hard to say how many people were missing, but he said police did not expect to find any survivors in the search of the tower. Asked if she had misread the public anger, she replied: "What I have done since this incident took place is, first of all, yesterday ensure that the public services had the ...

World Media Cosby tweets thanks, defense demands mistrial over impasse
Author: 0 Cosby tweets thanks, defense demands mistrial over impasse

The judge told them they had to rely on their collective memory. Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele, right, Montgomery County Assistant District Attorney Kristen, center, and Bill Cosby's defense attorney Angela Agrusa enter the courtroom during jury deliberat.

World Media Former Alberta UFC fighter dead after knockout hit
Author: 0 Former Alberta UFC fighter dead after knockout hit

Stepping in as a late replacement, Hague faced fellow heavyweight boxer Adam Braidwood in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada . A right hand followed by a short left knocked Hague backward, stiff, leaving his unsupported head to bounce off of the ring mat.

World Media Johnson Sees No Reason for United Kingdom to Revoke Invitation to Trump
Author: 0 Johnson Sees No Reason for United Kingdom to Revoke Invitation to Trump

In the hours after Saturday night's attack, which killed seven people and left dozens seriously injured, Trump suggested that Khan had told Londoners "not to be alarmed" about the attack. Khan's spokesman repeated his response of a day earlier: "Nothing has changed since yesterday". We aren't going to allow anybody, whether it is Donald Trump or anybody else, to divide our communities.

World Media Macron wins parliamentary majority
Author: 0 Macron wins parliamentary majority

Le Pen's right wing Front National party garnered 13.2% of the vote last Sunday and is expected to take between one and four seats. Ms Le Pen was easily defeated by Mr Macron in the May 7 presidential vote. With its allies, it could get fewer than 50 seats, according to projections. Sunday's voting is the decisive second round of the election after a first round last weekend that was topped by REM and which was also marked by low turnout.

World Media Police arrest men suspected of stealing and selling $300000 worth of avocados
Author: 0 Police arrest men suspected of stealing and selling $300000 worth of avocados

The police started investigating the three men in May, after receiving a tip that they may have been involved in an unauthorized sale of avocados . Chavez and Leblanc live in Oxnard, while Valenzuela is a resident of Santa Paula. Avocado prices have surged in recent months , owing to a diminished avocado crop in California and Mexico and increased demand for avocados worldwide.

Author: 0 United States breaks with G7 on climate, development banks - statement

The president's decision to pull the USA out of the world's first comprehensive agreement on tackling climate change and seek renegotiated terms "fair" to America drew widespread global condemnation earlier this month. "And we're going to persuade other states and do everything we can to get the whole United States of America fully supporting all the efforts needed to decarbonise America's economy - and, in fact, the world's economy".

World Media Baghdadi killed in May 28 airstrike, claims Russia
Author: 0 Baghdadi killed in May 28 airstrike, claims Russia

The officer also told Reuters that the possibility was that one of Baghdadi's aides might have been killed rather than Baghdadi himself. So far, there has been minimal reaction from online supporters of IS to news of the reported death of the group's leader, it said.

Author: 0 White House Staffers Are Reportedly Freaking Out Over Robert Mueller's Possible Firing

Though the special counsel has a sterling reputation and broad bipartisan support, one charge is that he is friends with former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B. Gingrich said he spoke to Trump on Monday evening after Newsmax's Chris Ruddy told PBS that Trump was considering firing Mueller . Conservative news outlets have been working hard to discredit Mueller in recent days, citing what Fox News' Sean Hannity called his "massive conflict of interest"-a friendship ...

World Media New York Times Sues FBI To Get Documents Of Trump-Comey Talks
Author: 0 New York Times Sues FBI To Get Documents Of Trump-Comey Talks

Trump tweeted on Friday: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director! Witch Hunt", the president wrote. Trump has disputed both claims, saying flatly that he never asked Comey to drop the Flynn probe. In a series of statements on Twitter on Thursday, Mr Trump repeated his claim that the investigation is based on the "phony" premise of possible collusion between Russian Federation and Trump campaign associates.

World Media Trump says he's 'under investigation' over Comey firing
Author: 0 Trump says he's 'under investigation' over Comey firing

Earlier, Rosenstein had authored an extensive and publicly-released memorandum recommending former FBI-chief James Comey's firing . But Trump later said in a television interview that he fired Comey at least in part because he was frustrated over the Russian Federation investigation Comey was leading.

Author: 0 U.S. shoots down Syrian Air Force fighter

While the USA has said since it began recruiting, training and advising what it calls moderate Syrian opposition forces to fight IS that it would protect them from potential Syrian government retribution, this was the first time it resorted to engaging in air-to-air combat to make good on that promise.

World Media Aircraft, vessels search for missing US sailors
Author: 0 Aircraft, vessels search for missing US sailors

The 7th Fleet has since confirmed the sailors are in stable condition and are being treated at the Naval Hospital Yokosuka. One injured sailor has been evacuated from the Fitzgerald, The Associated Press reports, while the Navy's 7th Fleet says it is still determining the "number of personnel injuries" and the extent of structural damage to the vessel.

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