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France's Macron to name prime minister on first full day in office

PARIS The head of France's main conservative party disowned his colleague Edouard Philippe on Tuesday for taking up the job of prime minister under centrist President Emmanuel Macron . He intends to press for the creation of a parliament and budget for the eurozone which would see Germany, the zone's richest member, contribute funds to support economic growth in weaker nations.



Trump claims 'absolute right' to share info with Russian Federation

One official said this left them "scrambling" to ascertain which of the countries this official handles might have been involved or affected. "I think it just speaks to a level of dysfunction at the State Department, in terms of at least the communications effort that I think is truly remarkable", Kirby said.



Families will suffer under new health care bill

Some 38 percent expect pharmaceutical drug prices to rise in the coming years while a majority are hopeful they will stay where they are or begin to come down. I have always maintained that Congress should play by the same rules as everyone else . The most recent agency review of the House bill found that it would reduce federal deficits by $150 billion between 2017 and 2026.



SBP issues licence to Bank of China

China has opposed India's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), the club of countries sensitive nuclear technology, and United Nations action against a Pakistan-based militant leader, Masood Azhar. The multi-dollar economic route connects China's Kashgar Xinjiang province with Pakistan's Gwadar port in restive Balochistan. President Xi said that the two countries had more potential to strengthen bilateral cooperation regarding implementation of CPEC and other regional connectivity ...



Trump intel sharing likely to leave allies anxious

They said it was considered so sensitive that details have been withheld from allies and tightly restricted even within the US government. McMaster also said that he had been present at the meeting. As president, Mr Trump has broad authority to declassify government secrets. "Two other senior officials who were present, including the secretary of state, remember the meeting the same way and have said so".


Rochester Airshow scheduled for Wednesday has been canceled

Rochester Airshow scheduled for Wednesday has been canceled

The Canadian military's Snowbirds precision-flying team has cancelled all its appearances for the rest of the month and through early June over concerns that some of its pilots need more practice. The team has had to deal with a reduced training schedule because of poor weather. In the Facebook post, the Snowbirds said they intend to return to the airshow circuit once they have "the consistency required for our dynamic nine-aircraft aerobatic performance".