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France's mainstream politicians unite to back Macron over Le Pen

Voters rejected the two mainstream parties that have alternated power for decades, in favour of Ms Le Pen and the untested Mr Macron, who has never held elected office and who founded his own political movement just previous year. He sold off national companies. Ms Le Pen went on the offensive against Mr Macron in her first public comments on Monday. Philippot called Macron "arrogant" and said his victory speech on Sunday had shown disdain for the French people by making it appear as ...



Missing Tenn. student Elizabeth Thomas is 'resting' after reuniting with her family

The lawyer for Elizabeth Thomas says the Tennessee teen is "comfortable and resting" in a safe location with family and friends after returning today from her alleged abduction, according to a statement obtained by PEOPLE. "Someone showed me a picture and I was like, 'that's the guy, '" Barry said. While missing, Cummins was charged with kidnapping and a misdemeanor of sexual contact with a minor.



Germany's nationalist AfD elects two main contenders for vote

The less well known Ms Weidel is seen as a relative moderate within the AfD, and appears to have been nominated to placate party members alarmed by the choice of Mr Gauland. Around 68 percent voted for the duo, with 28 percent voting against, the German news agency dpa reported. The AfD ended a fractious party conference yesterday at which delegates refused even to discuss plans by Frauke Petry , the party's outgoing leader, to move closer to the mainstream.


Stop destabilising the situation: USA to North Korea

Stop destabilising the situation: USA to North Korea

While the USA has dispatched what Trump called an "armada" of ships to the region, including an aircraft carrier, US officials have told the Associated Press that the administration doesn't intend to militarily respond to a North Korean nuclear or missile test .



German FM: Netanyahu cancelation would be regrettable

Gabriel also noted that conflict should become central to global politics once again, and it should not be dealt with as "secondary" in the war against terror, adding that Germany can play an "active role" in resolving conflict, although he pointed to the key role played by the United States in this regard.



A youth revolt in France boosts the far right

Their official candidate Benoit Hamon won the party's presidential primary in January but his campaign failed to take off saddled with the unpopular government's record and outflanked on all sides by Macron and a resurgent leftist candidate.