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Macron Taps Republican Le Maire for French Finance Ministry

Macron Taps Republican Le Maire for French Finance Ministry

Ms Kosciusko-Morizet was among more than 170 conservatives who agreed to "seize the outstretched hand" of Mr Macron and support his proclaimed political project of bridging the divide between left and right long entrenched in French politics.



UK interior minister "confident" Manchester attack leaks will end - BBC reporter

But the steady stream of information appearing in USA press has persuaded Greater Manchester Police to take the extraordinary step of no longer sharing information on the investigation with the Americans, the BBC reported . Abedi, a college dropout who had grown up in the Manchester area, was known to security services because of his radical views. After a series of police raids in and around Manchester , a total of eight people are in custody in connection with the suicide bombing.



Pentagon missile defense program scores a win

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test of a new ballistic missile controlled by a precision guidance system and ordered the development of more powerful strategic weapons, the North's official KCNA news agency reported yesterday.



Tests ICBM interceptor system first time in three years

A ground-based interceptor launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California "successfully intercepted an intercontinental ballistic missile target" fired from the Reagan Test Site in the Marshall Islands, the military said in a statement.


Big explosion hits Afghan capital, Kabul

Big explosion hits Afghan capital, Kabul

Reports say all officials are safe. Najib Danish, spokesman for the Interior Ministry , told Anadolu Agency the attack happened when a tanker loaded with explosives detonated at Zanbaq Square close to the diplomatic enclave at around 8.30 a.m.



Has Donald Trump been buying followers on Twitter?

These strategically timed cyber offensives would send computerized armies to circulate the internet, snatching selected news items and spreading them widely via Twitter and Facebook accounts. When Trump had 24.1 million followers in February, by comparison, just 5 million of them were egg accounts, according to Social Rank. An overwhelming number of the Twitter followers President Donald Trump has gained in recent months appear to be fake or inactive accounts, experts say.