World Health Assembly Elects Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as New WHO Director

Tedros led all three rounds of voting and won 133 votes in the third round to Nabarro's 50. Sania Nishtar , a Pakistani cardiologist and expert in noncommunicable diseases, was eliminated after a first round with 38 votes. The WHO director-general wields considerable power in setting medical priorities that affect billions of people and declaring when disease outbreaks evolve into global emergencies.

'Your media tried to ruin my election', Emmanuel Macron tells Vladimir Putin

The Kremlin appeared to favour Macron's far-right opponent Marine Le Pen for the presidency during the campaign - a view reinforced when Putin granted her an audience a month before the election's first round. bare-faced discrimination". After the deterioration in ties under Macron's predecessor, Socialist Francois Hollande , Putin expressed the hope that in Macron and his team there will be " more people who understand us".

Showdown at the Capitol over bathroom bill

Who should compromise in the future or in the event of a special session? "As far as I'm concerned, it was enough. We have no reason to believe that any of our state leaders want the TMB to go away, and we have every expectation that they will find a way to make sure that doesn't happen".

Scores Dead, Hundreds Injured In Kabul Car Bombing

Neighbouring Pakistan condemned the attack in a statement from the Foreign Ministry . News reports quoting unnamed German government sources said that Berlin authorities had canceled the planned deportation on May 31 of a group of Afghans who had unsuccessfully sought asylum.

Spicer Rips Unnamed Sources Hours After Trump Tweets Story With Unnamed Source

Spicer Rips Unnamed Sources Hours After Trump Tweets Story With Unnamed Source

Other allies of Fox News anchor Kimberly Guilfoyle fueled reports that Trump was considering her for the job, rumors that she was willing to confirm . "It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media", Trump wrote in a series of Twitter posts .