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Macron to unveil list of candidates for new party

Macron to unveil list of candidates for new party

Mr. Macron, though the victor of the presidential election on Sunday, could be facing an uphill battle next month as many doubt his new party, Le Republique En Marche!, will be able to form a majority in the National Assembly. The list of candidates being announced by the Republic on the Move party on Thursday marks a milestone in Macron's plans to repopulate the National Assembly with new faces and new ideas.



UNESCO Approves Resolution Denying Israeli Claims to Jerusalem

In total, Israel remembers 23,544 servicemen and civilians killed since 1860, the year it considers to be the start of the conflict with the Palestinians, when Jews founded the first neighbourhood outside the walls of Jerusalem's Old City.


1 of 2 slain doctors texted friend: 'Gunman in the house'

1 of 2 slain doctors texted friend: 'Gunman in the house'

Following their "violent struggle", he was arrested and taken to the hospital, police say . An attorney for a MA man accused of slitting the throats of two doctors in their Boston penthouse entered a not guilty plea on his behalf at a bedside hearing at the hospital where he is recovering from gunshot wounds sustained during his arrest, authorities said .


General election 2017: Scotland's political leaders step up their campaigns

General election 2017: Scotland's political leaders step up their campaigns

The Tories gained 500 seats and seized control of 11 councils. Ms Davidson insisted then: "We won the local government election is Gordon this week, beating the SNP into second place". For the first time ever, the Tories had a councillor elected in Paisley's Ferguslie Park - the most deprived part of Scotland - while the party also increased its numbers in Glasgow, where it previously had just one representative.


Cyberattack forces Microsoft to offer free tech fix

Cyberattack forces Microsoft to offer free tech fix

Europol's European Cybercrime Centre, EC3, said in a statement today that the attack was "at an unprecedented level and will require a complex global investigation to identify the culprits". For the analyst, who for security reasons has chosen to only be identified by his online blog name of MalwareTech, things hit after lunch on Friday when he noticed all the fuss about a global ransomware attack and chose to investigate.


IS downs Iraqi helicopter west of Mosul

IS downs Iraqi helicopter west of Mosul

UNHCR cited Iraqi authorities as stating that over 630,000 people have left Mosul and surrounding areas since Iraqi forces began a military operation to re-take the city from the Islamic State jihadist group in October, an offensive which the army said it will complete this month.