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Trump to meet French President-elect in May

The independent centrist beat his rival Marine Le Pen from the far-right National Front with a decisive 65.7% of the vote in Sunday's presidential election, according to the Interior Ministry. Many also took the Macron victory as a repudiation of a common adversary: Russian President Vladimir Putin, a leader derided across the political spectrum in the US Congress because of the Kremlin's efforts to interfere in the American political process.



Services return to normal after cyber-attack at the weekend

NHS Digital says IT staff were sent link to a patch that could have prevented last week's cyberattack . "We are in the second wave", said Matthieu Suiche of the cybersecurity firm Comae Technologies on Sunday, per The New York Times . He said the NHS was particularly vulnerable as it is such a large organisation and the virus only needed "one point of entry". The West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust - which runs hospitals in Watford, St Albans and Hemel Hempstead - also experienced IT ...


French president talks to Putin, faces media uproar

French president talks to Putin, faces media uproar

Macron hosted European Council President Donald Tusk at the Elysee Palace for a private dinner on Wednesday night, a sign of his determination to shore up European unity. "We have agreed that we want to develop a road map, a road map for the EU's medium term perspective, projects that can not be created overnight", Merkel told reporters Monday during a joint press conference with Macron in Berlin.


Brazil's Temer recorded agreeing corruption case hush money

Brazil's Temer recorded agreeing corruption case hush money

Temer's office issued a statement saying: " President Michel Temer never solicited payments to obtain the silence of former deputy Eduardo Cunha". Stocks and the currency plunged and rumors circulated that Temer would step down. "He never participated and never authorized any action with the objective of avoiding testimony or cooperation with the justice system by the former member".


USC reportedly agrees to massive naming rights deal for LA Coliseum

USC reportedly agrees to massive naming rights deal for LA Coliseum

The Rams' contract with USC at the Coliseum included the option to stay for an additional year if necessary, the Los Angeles Times reported . The agreement is set to be worth $70M for 15 years and would be a record for college football. It remains unclear how United will use its brand name with regard to the stadium. Los Angeles Rams ownership has announced that the plan to open an Inglewood stadium in 2019 has been shelved because of an abundant amount of much needed rain fall during the ...



Brazil crisis deepens with probe of president, top senator

Crowds gathered Thursday evening near Rio de Janeiro's Candelaria church, in the city center, carrying signs and flags demanding Temer's ouster. Brazilian President, Michel Temer, said this Thursday he will not resign, after an explosive wiretap revealed that he had endorsed bribes to a powerful witness in order to keep him from speaking out on government corruption.