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Author: 0 Macron's party set for decisive majority in French parliament

Nevertheless, voter turnout has hit a historic low with abstention in the first round reaching 51.6 percent, according to French Interior Ministry data. Their only bad news may have been the record low voter turnout. Mr Macron's Republic on the March! "The stakes of the second round are clear", said the Bordeaux mayor, calling for Republicans voters to turn out in force on Sunday.

World Media Top US Navy commander in Japan over destroyer crash
Author: 0 Top US Navy commander in Japan over destroyer crash

The 10,000-ton guided-missile destroyer and the ACX Crystal , a 29,000-ton container ship flagged in the Philippines, collided early Saturday local time off Japan's Izu Peninsula, officials said. Coast guard officials said the container ship has a speed-increasing bulbous bow that sticks out in front of the ship below the waterline, suggesting that part stabbed the destroyer's bottom, allowing the seawater to gush in.

Author: 0 US Officials Underscore Russia Threat To 2016 Elections

All 17 intelligence agencies have agreed Russian Federation was behind the hack of Democratic email systems and tried to influence the 2016 election to benefit Mr Trump. But Trump has long vented at the FBI and about congressional investigations into Russian efforts to influence the election and whether anyone affiliated with his campaign colluded with the Kremlin.

World Media Portugal in mourning as fight against fire goes on
Author: 0 Portugal in mourning as fight against fire goes on

Prime Minister Antonio Costa on Sunday declared three days of national mourning. Portugal was hit by a series of fires a year ago which devastated more than 1,000 square kilometres of the mainland. "I got my family out but Ive lost everything". Fernando Lopes, head of the town hall in Castanheira de Pera near the central Portuguese city of Leiria close to where many people were killed after being trapped in their cars on a rural road, said: "This is a catastrophic situation".

World Media Republican wins Georgia poll in blow to anti-Trump effort
Author: 0 Republican wins Georgia poll in blow to anti-Trump effort

On Thursday, the National Republican Senatorial Committee sent out a press release attacking Nevada Democratic Rep. Jacky Rosen over her ties to Pelosi. All of the seats had been Republican strongholds previously thought untouchable. "We're paving a way for a new generation of leadership". And she played down the significance of the Georgia race, pointing out how Ossoff reduced a 25-point Republican win in 2016 to a four-point win.

Author: 0 Northam, Gillespie Win Virginia Governor Nominations

Republicans, meanwhile, were given a choice between the old GOP era in Mr. Gillespie, who was a counselor to President George W. Bush, and the new GOP in Mr. Gillespie basically ignored his competition, including the flame-throwing Stewart, and the strategy seemed to work. Three Republicans and two Democrats are seeking their party's gubernatorial nomination , while three Republicans and three Democrats are hoping to be the state's lieutenant governor.

World Media Here's What to Watch as the Senate Fights Over Healthcare Reform
Author: 0 Here's What to Watch as the Senate Fights Over Healthcare Reform

McConnell drafted the measure after spending weeks seeking middle ground between conservatives seeking an aggressive repeal of Obama's statute and centrists warning about going too far. "I think this is a real issue and I think this is something that needs to be addressed", said Susan Giaimo, a Marquette biomedical science professor.

World Media South Korea Tests Missile As President Speaks Of Need To 'Dominate' North
Author: 0 South Korea Tests Missile As President Speaks Of Need To 'Dominate' North

The United States has tried for years to discourage South Korea from developing longer-range ballistic missiles in keeping with the Missile Technology Control Regime, a voluntary worldwide arms-control pact. North Korea's state media, normally quick to publicise successful missile-related developments, did not carry any reports on the engine test .

Author: 0 Senate Republicans Work To Gather Votes To Pass Health Care Bill

One possibility is that McConnell is anxious the provision runs afoul of the procedural rules allowing Republicans to pass the bill with a simple majority vote. The bill would end Obama's tax penalties on people who don't buy insurance - effectively ending the so-called individual mandate - and on larger companies that don't offer coverage to their workers.

World Media Trump says he's told 'a straight story' on Comey
Author: 0 Trump says he's told 'a straight story' on Comey

President Donald Trump admitted this week that he did not tape his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey despite his earlier tweets suggesting he had. Lawmakers investigating allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S. 2016 election had asked the White House for any such recordings of Comey, whom Trump fired on May 9.

World Media Maryland And DC Sue Over Payments To Trump Hotels
Author: 0 Maryland And DC Sue Over Payments To Trump Hotels

Racine , both Democrats told The Post they planned to ask for copies of Trump's personal tax returns as part of discovery, a release that Trump has adamantly and consistently pushed against. The Trump Organization has said it will donate profits from customers representing foreign governments to the U.S. Treasury but will not require the customers to identify themselves.

World Media Portugal's Probable Starting XI vs New Zealand - Confederations Cup
Author: 0 Portugal's Probable Starting XI vs New Zealand - Confederations Cup

Ronaldo let his football do the talking after the recent tax-evasion accusations that have left his Real Madrid future uncertain, with his second man-of-the-match performance following Sunday's 2-2 draw with Mexico . "I don't know if I'm going to play with Cristiano or without Cristiano", Santos said through a translator. New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson felt his side could return home with plenty to build on despite not being able to register a victory.

Author: 0 North Korea rebuttal: Otto Warmbier's death 'a mystery'

In Warmbier's case, the North Koreans took him just days ahead of a nuclear test. The Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH examined the 22-year-old's body after his death Monday, and honored his family's wish not to have an autopsy. That conclusion could be seen as a warning of unilateral U.S. action to follow . "He never should have been detained in the first place", he said. "And once detained the treatment he received was appalling".

Author: 0 Fifth Republican Senator Comes Out Against Senate Health Care Bill

Congress goes on recess on July 4. Senate Republican leaders may rely on the deal-making former businessman to lean on conservative senators who are balking at the bill . Hit hardest, said Hoff, would be people on Medicaid as well as those who purchase individual health insurance plans. The White House has yet to speak out against or in favor of the Senate AHCA bill.

Author: 0 Dennis Rodman Claims He Asked North Korea to Release Otto Warmbier

The State Department has said that Rodman had no hand in the student's release-and Warmbier's father reiterated that point to ABC. Fred Warmbier has called on North Korea to release other American detainees. President Donald Trump said he was running out of patience with the North Korean regime. It accused South Korea of "slanderous talk about cruel treatment and torture" while having no knowledge of the "humanitarian" treatment Warmbier received.

World Media Insurance group encouraged by GOP bill
Author: 0 Insurance group encouraged by GOP bill

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., released a statement Thursday saying even with the latest changes , the bill still was a bad deal for West Virginia. McConnell wants to push the package through the Senate next week, and will succeed if he can limit defections to two of the chamber's 52 Republicans .

Author: 0 Trump Adviser Who Advocated Violence Visits White House

On Tuesday, a recently fat-shamed Sean Spicer appeared on camera for the first time in over a week to address reporters at the White House Press Briefing. But the Trump White House has been cutting back on the frequency and the length of on-camera briefings. Hennessy has been a Washington-based courtroom sketch artist for decades.

World Media Shooting at UPS facility in San Francisco, suspect in custody
Author: 0 Shooting at UPS facility in San Francisco, suspect in custody

Mission Local also says the shooter is at the UPS building, and ABC 7 is now reporting via a UPS employee that the shooting may have occurred during a morning meeting among drivers. It was the second shooting to capture national attention Wednesday, coming hours after a gunman opened fire at a park in Alexandria, Va., wounding five people, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), who is in critical condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

World Media Paris showcases its sights in race against Los Angeles
Author: 0 Paris showcases its sights in race against Los Angeles

A handful of contributors stand to profit from an LA Olympics, including ticket seller and event promoter Live Nation and Universal City Studios-a subsidiary of NBCUniversal, which owns broadcast rights for the games through 2032. The list of donors includes global media players such as Lakers owner Jeanie Buss, the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, the LA Clippers, and the charitable foundation of entertainment executive David Geffen.

Author: 0 Mexico beat Russian Federation to advance to Confederations Cup semifinals

Cherchesov insisted that his players had improved throughout the tournament and "had done the best they could" in the loss to Mexico . Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo , right, scores his side's first goal on a penalty during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between New Zealand and Portugal, at the St.

World Media New Photos Show What London Tower Inferno Left Behind
Author: 0 New Photos Show What London Tower Inferno Left Behind

Cundy said the "complex" and "exhaustive" inquiry will focus on a range of issues including how the building was constructed , a recent refurbishment of it, how it is managed and maintained and fire safety measures . "We will go where the evidence may take us", and do everything possible "to ensure that those responsible will be brought to justice", he said. David Lammy said Sunday he is anxious that documents will be quietly deleted and disposed of as police begin a search for evidence.

World Media Tornado damages 10 US Air Force planes
Author: 0 Tornado damages 10 US Air Force planes

The Air Force has four E-4Bs in active service, and the primary aircraft was off-station during the tornado on June 16, according to Ryder. Ten aircraft, including the two E-4B Nightwatchers, were damaged by the tornado, said Air Force Captain Mark Graff, as cited by Stars and Stripes.

World Media India thrash Pakistan 6-1 in 5th-8th place classification match
Author: 0 India thrash Pakistan 6-1 in 5th-8th place classification match

Last Sunday, India thrashed Pakistan in a similar manner where the men in blue secured a win by 7-1 margin. India: Ramandeep Singh 2, Mandeep Singh 2, Talwinder Singh & Harmanpreet Singh one goal each. First it was Talwinder Singh who beautifully deflected the ball into the post in the 25th minute. The Indian side took away the game from Pakistan in the second quarter with three strikes that handed India a 4-0 cushion at half-time.

World Media United Kingdom urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar
Author: 0 United Kingdom urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

The three countries' aviation bodies also said non-Qatari private and chartered flights from Qatar must submit requests to them at least 24 hours before crossing the airspace. A week after the frontier was shut by the Saudis, soldiers in an armored pick-up truck looked out over a barbed-wire fence at sprawling empty dustland separating Qatar from Saudi Arabia .

Author: 0 China landslide leaves 100 missing in Sichuan

The paper also said a family of three, including a month-old baby, managed to escape just as the landslide had started to hit their house. Around 50 houses have collapsed leading to the evacuation of more than 9,000 people. The director of the local weather services, Tao Jian, told CCTV that the 2008 natural disaster had "weakened the mountain" over Xinmo and that even "a weak rain can provoke a geological catastrophe".

World Media Two Brits treated after Portugal fires
Author: 0 Two Brits treated after Portugal fires

This is the deadliest fire in Portugal since 1966, when 25 people were killed during a wildfire near Lisbon , according to The Telegraph . Three days national mourning was declared on the occasion that ends on Tuesday. In Kazan, Russia, Portugal's national soccer team wore black arm bands and stood for a moment of silence with the Mexican team in solidarity with the forest fire victims.

World Media Qatar seen rejecting list of 13 severe demands to end Gulf crisis
Author: 0 Qatar seen rejecting list of 13 severe demands to end Gulf crisis

That, at least, is according to the four Arab neighbors - Saudi Arabia , Egypt , Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates - that drew up the list and sent it via Kuwaiti mediators on Friday. The list of requests from #Saudi Arabia , the #United Arab Emirates,Egypt, and Bahrain , includes the closure of the Turkish military base in #Qatar, a Reuters report said.

World Media Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0
Author: 0 Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0

Mexico eliminated hosts Russian Federation with a 2-1 win in Kazan to join Portugal on seven points, with Santos' side to face the runners-up of Group B on Wednesday for a place in the July 2 final. Portugal and Mexico now await the top two teams from Group B, with world champions Germany and South American champs, Chile favourites to qualify from there.

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