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France votes in high-stakes election under tight security

France votes in high-stakes election under tight security

The race between the leading contenders is considered too close to call. No candidate is expected to get the 50 per cent of votes required for an outright win. Local retirement home accountant Frédérique Charpin, 31, said: "People have had enough of the way the French political system is organised". We need to remember that we are all human and we shouldn't fight each other.


Ivanka Trump Has Huge Chinese Fan Club Worshiping 'Goddess Ivanka'

Ivanka Trump Has Huge Chinese Fan Club Worshiping 'Goddess Ivanka'

While Ivanka Trump was sitting down to enjoy a meal of pan-seared dove sole, Thumbelina carrots and the most lovely chocolate cake along with Chinese President Xi Jinping earlier this month at her father's Mar-a-Lago resort, she was also being granted provisional approval for three new trademarks in China.


Korea Captures Another American, Threatens to Sink US Carrier

Korea Captures Another American, Threatens to Sink US Carrier

Gary Locke, a former USA ambassador to China, told CNN the detention is North Korea trying to get as many "bargaining chips" as possible to make it more hard for the United States. Haley told NBC's "Today Show" that "we are not going to do something unless he gives us reason to do something", such as attacking a USA military base or using an intercontinental ballistic missile.


In call with Trump, Xi urges 'restraint' on N. Korea

In call with Trump, Xi urges 'restraint' on N. Korea

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for restraint when dealing with North Korea during a telephone call with President Donald Trump , Chinese state media has reported amid speculation that Pyongyang could soon carry out a sixth nuclear test.


USA Reprimands North Korea, Calls Pyongyang to Refrain from Provoking Tension

USA Reprimands North Korea, Calls Pyongyang to Refrain from Provoking Tension

He said Kim was detained by officials as he was trying to leave the country from Pyongyang's global airport. A university spokesman said he was trying to leave with his wife on a flight to China. At least two other United States citizens are known to be in North Korean custody. Pyongyang insists it needs a powerful arsenal - including atomic weapons - to protect itself from what it says is the ever-present threat of invasion by hostile U.S.


UK seeks permission to delay air pollution report until Sept. 15

UK seeks permission to delay air pollution report until Sept. 15

The government's original plans had been dismissed by judges as so poor as to be unlawful . Purdah rules govern the conduct of local and national civil servants during an election period, and restrict the publication of materials that could be seen as unfairly beneficial to a political party.