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Emmanuel Macron battrait largement Marine Le Pen au second tour — Sondage

Emmanuel Macron (En Marche) et Marine Le Pen (Front national) seront opposés au second tour de l'élection présidentielle le 7 mai prochain, selon une estimation des résultats de l'Ifop. À Caen, Emmanuel Macron fait un score plus fort encore qu'au niveau national, avec 29,55% des suffrages exprimés. Pour la première fois dans l'histoire de la Ve République, les deux partis de gouvernement, le Parti socialiste et Les Républicains, sont éliminés dès le premier tour de la course à l'Élysée. Read More »

Macron, Le Pen Likely To Face Each Other In Presidential Runoff

With no major political party on his back, 39-year-old Macron, the youngest contender launched his own bid last year betting on a multiform platform aimed at courting votes from different political views. While Ms Le Pen faces the run-off as the underdog, it is already stunning that she brought her once-taboo party so close to the Elysee Palace. "Either we continue on the path of complete deregulation, with no borders and no protection. Read More »

Colbert talks about Steve Bannon's "cuck" comment about Jared Kushner


And who would replace them? Trump campaigned on defeating ISIS but has yet to announce any dramatic shift in war strategy. Two of the top officials closest to President Donald Trump - Stephen Bannon and Jared Kushner - met Friday in an attempt to reconcile their differences and put an end to the infighting that's plagued the administration in recent days. Read More »

Russell Westbrook's triple-double not enough as Thunder lose


Houston Rockets star guard James Harden said he has been hobbled by an ankle injury that occurred in Game 3 of this first-round series against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Say, 'Russell, you ain't played well at all.' Say, 'Russell and the team hasn't played well.' Don't say, 'When Russell goes out the team hasn't played well.' We're in this together. Read More »

Xi urges restraint on N. Korea in phone call with Trump

North Korea has detained US citizen, Tony Kim, who also goes by his Korean name Kim Sang-duk, officials said Sunday, April 23, 2017, bringing to three the number of Americans now being held there. The Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) confirmed the detention of Kim Sang-duk, who had been teaching accounting at the privately-funded school started by evangelical Christians. Read More »

Fillon votera pour Emmanuel Macron — Présidentielle


On connaît la suite: un appel massif à voter pour le président sortant, à droite comme à gauche, au nom du "front républicain". La bataille pour le second tour de l'élection présidentielle française commence lundi entre le pro-européen Emmanuel Macron et la dirigeante d'extrême droite anti-mondialisation Marine Le Pen , deux candidats que tout oppose mais affirmant tous deux incarner la rupture avec le " système ". Read More »

Le Pen says will defend France against globalisation

According to an almost-complete count, Macron beat Le Pen by around 24 percent to 22 percent. But it was also, in a packed field, the lowest score of any first-round victor since 2002. Even under a constitution that concentrates power in the president's hands, both Macron and Le Pen will need legislators in parliament to pass laws and implement much of their programs. Read More »

Afghanistan: President declares day of mourning

ISIS claimed responsibility for an attack last month on Kabul's heavily fortified diplomatic quarter. We express our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families and pray for speedy recovery of the injured. commander in Afghanistan, praised Afghan commandos for bringing an "atrocity to an end". "The Afghan Special Forces brought the attack to an end", Salvin said. Read More »

Aya Hijazi meets Donald Trump after release from Egypt

Both had been in prison since May 1, 2014 on charges of child abuse and trafficking, which US officials dismissed as false, the Post adds. Trump met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in early April in the White House and reportedly brought up Hijazi's case during their discussions. Read More »

Le Pen took French party from pariah to spotlight _ and now?


National Front has made considerable electoral gains since Le Pen became its leader in 2011, succeeding her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, a Holocaust revisionist and openly anti-Semitic nationalist. They burst into a rendition of the French national anthem, and waved French flags and blue flags with "Marine President" inscribed on them. At a peaceful protest by around 300 people at the Place de la Republique, some sang "No Marine and No Macron!" The centrist candidate, holding a prominent ... Read More »

Sessions on Hawaii comments: 'Nobody has a sense of humor anymore'


The clap-back from the public was swift, with many Americans (understandably) asking the attorney general to treat the country's 50th state, and its federal judge, with more respect. "You do have a situation in which one judge out of 700 in America has stopped this order", further attempted to diminish the validity of 9th Circuit U.S. Read More »

American Airlines suspends crew member over onboard clash

The clip ends after the man eventually returns to his seat. Now it's American Airlines' turn to apologize for an intense confrontational incident on an airplane. In a statement, it said: "What we see on this video does not reflect our values or how we care for our customers. We also must assure that our Flight Attendants are treated respectfully and safely on board". Read More »

First full campaign poll hands May huge lead over Labour

Corbyn has refused to say whether he would resign as Labour leader if he loses the election. "Hundreds of thousands of our children are paying the price, crammed into classrooms like sardines. Mr Corbyn, who insisted on Thursday that he can defy the polls and "change the direction" of the election, has used Labour analysis of Department for Education figures to focus on education. Read More »

When Venezuela witnessed the 'mother of all marches'


Venezuela's attorney general's office said 11 people had died of electrocution and gunshot wounds "in acts of violence" in El Valle . Protests, looting, and violence have resulted in the deaths of at least a dozen people in Caracas . Read More »

Canada's Not the Challenge for U.S. Dairy, Trudeau Says

Today's missive, delivered in the Oval Office, was more detailed than his complaints earlier this week in Wisconsin about Canadian dairy regulations. In a story April 18 about a trade dispute between the USA and Canada over milk, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Canada had made a decision to impose import taxes on ultra-filtered milk. Read More »

Arkansas races against the clock to begin executions


Gov. Asa Hutchinson, a Republican, initially scheduled eight executions in 11 days because one of the state's lethal injection drugs - the sedative midazolam - was expiring at the end of the month. Attorneys for the eight were likely to appeal the federal appeals court ruling to the U.S. Supreme Court. Opponents raised concerns over the safety and effectiveness of the controversial pain-relief drug midazolam in the three-drug cocktail given during executions. Read More »

Mixed emotions for Arsenal fans after semi-final win


Players who have had rotten runs of form suddenly came out of their shells. Spanish worldwide Nacho Monreal equalised nine minutes later, from a cross by Arsenal's other wing back Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. It was a tense afternoon for all Arsenal fans, though, full of twists and turns. And City were unlucky in the 30th minute when Raheem Sterling had the ball in the net, following up after Aguero drove Leroy Sane's cross at Petr Cech. Read More »

Egypt president visits Saudi Arabia after 'muted' tension

On Friday, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said the visit would also be a good opportunity to discuss worldwide and regional developments in light of the new USA foreign policies under the Trump administration, especially after El-Sisi's recent visit to Washington. Read More »

Entre Emmanuel Macron et Marine Le Pen : qui sera président ?


Emmanuel Macron et Marine Le Pen sont les deux candidats qualifiés pour le second tour de l'élection présidentielle qui aura lieu le 7 mai. Affirmant que "la survie de la France" était en jeu, Marine Le Pen a lancé un appel "à tous les patriotes sincères" pour favoriser l'avènement de "l'alternance fondamentale". Read More »

Labour wants four new bank holidays to mark patron saints


A Labour spokesman subsequently released a statement confirming that the party remained committed to Trident renewal. The Labour leader - a lifelong opponent of nuclear weapons - went on to say there was a "discussion" going on within the party as to whether the existing commitment to maintain Trident would be in the election manifesto. Read More »

Interview with Ukip candidate gets more terrifying with every paragraph you read


If I could get the guillotine, lethal injection or firing squad I would gladly have it. Allen continued. "When I go to a zoo and I see a gorilla my hormones go absolutely insane". "Kidney transplants, heart transplants - come off it", Ms. Allen told the Sunday Herald . Another described the candidate as a "corker" while a third asked how she had made it through the party's selection process. Read More »

Korea warns Australia of nuclear strike if it 'toes US line'

North Korea will mark the 85th anniversary of the foundation of its Korean People's Army on Tuesday and in the past, the nation has marked important anniversaries with tests of its weapons. North Korea's threat of a nuclear strike on Australia is of "enormous concern" but such threats have become part of the regime's day-to-day rhetoric, according to the Opposition. Read More »