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United States stocks soar after first round of French election

Richard McGuire, head of rates at Rabobank, said: "The assumption now is that centrist voters will rally around Macron, denying Le Pen the presidency and hence this will effectively be a pro-establishment, pro-European result which will be positive for risk appetite on Monday morning".


Sean Spicer addresses Bannon-Kushner feud: 'A lot of it is overblown'

Sean Spicer addresses Bannon-Kushner feud: 'A lot of it is overblown'

White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks to moderator Greta Van Susteren at the Newseum in Washington, Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Mr. Spicer said he had not spoken to the president since making the comments, but declined to say whether anyone in the administration had given him a message from the president, saying, "I don't get into private conversations".



Nicola Sturgeon calls large Tory win in United Kingdom election 'a horrifying prospect'

An analysis of the 2015 General Election results by The Telegraph has shown that around 58 seats in Labour's North and Midlands heartlands are under threat due to the Brexit effect in the upcoming snap election on June 8. The pro-Brexit, right-wing newspapers portrayed her decision as an aggressive move to strengthen her hand in the talks with the 27 other European Union members and to crush her domestic opponents.



The French Election Made These US Stocks Winners

In what appeared to be an attempt to broaden her appeal to voters ahead of the final round, Le Pen said late on Monday she was taking "a leave of absence" from leading the National Front party (FN). Former Socialist Party candidate Benoid Hamon has also called on his supporters to vote for Macron, saying: "This is deadly serious now". He pledged to unite "patriots" behind his agenda to renew French politics and modernise the country against Le Pen and "the threat of nationalists" as ...


North Korea 'detains American citizen'

North Korea 'detains American citizen'

Tony Kim is the third American to be held in North Korea. "We don't comment further than this". "The protection of USA citizens is one of the Department's highest priorities". Other Americans being held in North Korea include OH native Otto Warmbier , a University of Virginia student who was arrested in January 2016 while he was on a tour of North Korea, and Kim Dong Chul , who was arrested in October 2015 while in North Korea on business.


United Nations hosts aid-pledging conference for beleaguered Yemen

United Nations hosts aid-pledging conference for beleaguered Yemen

Addressing a conference in Geneva today to pledge aid for the humanitarian crisis in Yemen he said "the starvation can be prevented if they act quickly and commit to funding crucial life-saving assistance". Children especially are bearing the brunt of the crisis. "This means 50 children in Yemen will die during today's conference, and all of those deaths could have been prevented".