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U.S. stocks soar after first round of French election

U.S. stocks soar after first round of French election

Most polls see Le Pen trailing her centrist rival Emmanuel Macron 40 points to 60, and she has to widen her support if she can hope to beat him in the run-off on May 7. Le Pen, who has hardened her anti-immigration and anti-Europe rhetoric over the past week, hailed a "historic vote" in front of her supporters, adding: "The first stage has been passed".


US Senators relocate to White House over N/korea

US Senators relocate to White House over N/korea

Joseph Dunford , chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will also attend. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer confirmed the upcoming briefing, for all 100 senators, on Monday. But the unusual location left many staffers scratching their heads. A senior Trump administration official said the flurry of activity around North Korea was "not a part of something choreographed" and cautioned against over-interpretation.


Prime Minister to announce details of tough new citizenship test today

Prime Minister to announce details of tough new citizenship test today

A lack of local workers looking to gain employment is another issue Mr Wright said will need attention. Mr Turnbull dismissed concerns of critics who said he was out of touch with the majority of people. Find us on Facebook too! Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Tuesday, April 18, 2017.


Mattis: 'No doubt' Syria has chemical weapons

Mattis: 'No doubt' Syria has chemical weapons

In direct reference to Israel's support for the Syrian strike, Mattis said: "The depth of our relationship was clear following the USA strike in Syria , when Israel immediately expressed its strong support for our action to uphold the longstanding, global prohibition against the use of chemical weapons".


Champs-Elysees attack mars final day of French campaign

Champs-Elysees attack mars final day of French campaign

He was most recently convicted in 2014 for home burglary, refusing to stop a vehicle and concealing stolen goods, Molins said. "I don't like any of them, they're all disappointing, said 73-year-old Ghislaine Pincont of Lille". Police shot and killed Cheurfi - identified from his fingerprints - during the incident, and later found a pump-action shotgun and knives in his auto.