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Le Pen Elected to Parliament, Pres. Macron Wins Majority

Macron's Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said: "Through this vote, the French people have showed they preferred hope to anger, optimism to pessimism, and confidence to closing in on oneself". The conservative Republicans and their allies would form the largest opposition bloc, with 125 to 131 seats. 'It is far from a punishment, because the most strategic position in the National Assembly will be that of president of the La Republique en Marche ( LREM),' party spokesman Benjamin Griveaux ...


Pro-Daesh militants raid school in southern Philippines, take hostages

Pro-Daesh militants raid school in southern Philippines, take hostages

Padilla later said only 50 militants were involved. "As of now they are in the school holding the civilians". An army spokesperson said the militants took five people hostage as human shields when they escaped, Capt. He recently appeared in a video showing militant leaders planning the Marawi siege in a hideout, a sign of his key role in the uprising amid reports that he is the designated successor to Isnilon Hapilon , who was proclaimed by the IS past year as its "emir" in ...


Pakistan condemns bomb blast in Helmand

Pakistan condemns bomb blast in Helmand

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack but Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, denied the insurgents were behind the shooting. The blast injured another 60, with the casualty toll expected to rise , Hayatullah Hayat, provincial governor, said. The relentless attacks sparked furor among the government officials and the Afghan people who were demanding the execution of the Taliban and Haqqani network prisoners, including Anas Haqqani, a close relative and one of ...


Indiana's ACA health insurance providers propose rate hikes

Indiana's ACA health insurance providers propose rate hikes

Health insurers Anthem and MDwise are both withdrawing from the ACA's IN marketplace next year. The state Department of Insurance released prosed 2018 rates on Thursday. Among those insurers, six plan to sell coverage on the ACA exchange at healthcare.gov, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation reported, including Florida Blue, Celtic Insurance, Florida Health Care Plan, Health First Commercial Plans, Health Options and Molina Healthcare.



Real cause of Grenfell Tower fire disaster revealed

McCormack said the fridge freezer, a Hotpoint FF175BP model, had not been subject to any product recall. So far, samples of cladding and insulation collected from the building have failed safety tests. "We are not interested in people's reasons for being in Grenfell Tower". British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke in the commons: "As a precaution, the government has arranged to test cladding in all relevant tower blocks".



Raw: Fugitive Polygamist Caught in South Dakota

He was booked into the Minnehaha County Jail in Sioux Falls just before midnight on a U.S. Marshals hold . He and 10 other members of his group are accused of converting millions of dollars from the federal assistance program into cash.