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Exit polls showed the success of her party in the elections

It would be the third state election victory this year for the conservatives, who have retained power in Saarland and unseated the SPD in the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein. Mr Schulz urged his party to put defeat in North Rhine-Westphalia behind them. The SPD's state premier, Hannelore Kraft , resigned both from the state premiership and the region's party leadership.


Trump & Macron engage in fierce handshake battle during first meeting

Trump & Macron engage in fierce handshake battle during first meeting

During a meeting of world leaders at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels , the USA president appeared to be eager to greet his French counterpart, however, Mr Macron made a bee-line for the German Chancellor. Marine Le Pen , the far-right candidate who Macron defeated to win the French presidency, said before the election that she was best placed to defend France's interests in what she called the "new world" of Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin.


Muslims Celebrate Terror Attack in Manchester

Muslims Celebrate Terror Attack in Manchester

That was despite a suspected militant attack on the Champs Elysees in central Paris that killed a police officer barely four days before the first-round vote. May chaired a meeting of the government's Cobra emergency response committee at her Downing Street office this morning. Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham said the city will hold a vigil at Albert Square starting at 6 p.m.



Northampton police wearing bracelets to honor fallen officers

The first National Police Memorial Day was proclaimed by President John F. Kennedy in 1962, and the week in which it falls would then be designated National Police Week . As CBS News reported , 118 officers died in the line of duty in 2016, and 66 of those were "victims of malicious attacks". Two other Iowa officers will be added to the memorial after their deaths were determined to have happened in the line of duty.



Statue of Liberty in a life jacket at G-7 protest

The G7 members include the United States , Canada, Britain , France , Germany , Italy and Japan . The stalemate on climate change was mirrored by divisions between the USA and the other six G7 countries over trade and migration at the annual summit , described by officials as the toughest in years.