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Ex-PM Valls swiftly defects to President Macron's party

The main right-wing party, The Republicans, is also striving to come to terms with the new political landscape and will be working to try to cling on to its dominant role too. Ex-prime minister Manuel Valls, a one-time centrist ally who lobbied for Macron to join the government in 2014, has declared his desire to stand for Macron's party in the parliamentary elections.


Rep. Mo Brooks seeks US Senate seat in Alabama

Rep. Mo Brooks seeks US Senate seat in Alabama

Brooks, whose congressional district encompasses Lauderdale, Limestone, Madison and Morgan counties and most of Jackson County will face several competitors in the August 15 Republican primary. Former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore is also running in the primary to challenge odd, as is State Rep. Ed Henry; Christian Coalition of Alabama President Randy Brinson; and businessman Dom Gentile.


US President Donald Trump's frustrations are boiling over after James Comey dismissal

US President Donald Trump's frustrations are boiling over after James Comey dismissal

He insisted this week that he fired Comey over his performance, not because of the investigation, but the timing of the dismissal and his comments afterward have raised alarms with his critics. Fisher, who would become the FBI's first female director if nominated and confirmed, was an assistant attorney general in the criminal division of the Justice Department and served as a counsel to the Senate special committee that investigated Bill and Hillary Clinton over Whitewater.


Former Penn State student who filed suit blames school for hazing death

Former Penn State student who filed suit blames school for hazing death

The medical examiner states that Piazza died from a traumatic brain injury, reports Lancaster Online. "There was a task force that was employed a few years earlier that did nothing to stop this". "They meant to bring these gentlemen to alcohol poising levels right from the outset. We just know that they need to be held accountable under the law".


Charter bus carrying Philadelphia students overturns, 26 hurt

Charter bus carrying Philadelphia students overturns, 26 hurt

According to Maryland State Police, there were 26 students and three chaperones onboard the bus. Media outlets report that the bus was operated by Phoenixville, Pennsylvania-based charter company Werner Coach. The cause of the crash is still unknown. The Susquehanna Hose Co. says southbound I-95 remains blocked between Exits 89 to 93. At least two other buses and cars are stopped near the overturned white bus with no apparent markings.