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France's Macron signals modest approach with 450 euro inauguration suit

France's Macron signals modest approach with 450 euro inauguration suit

Nothing will make me stop defending the higher interests of France and for working to reconcile the French", Macron declared. He shook hands with Macron, who accompanied him to his vehicle and also applauded him. Voters across France are choosing a new president in an unusually tense and important election that could decide Europe's future, making a stark choice between pro-business progressive candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen.



Pope canonizes 2 children who claimed to see Virgin of Fatima

Francisco and Jacinta, aged 9 and 7, and their 10-year-old cousin, Lucia, reported that on March 13, 1917, the Virgin Mary made the first of a half-dozen appearances to them while they grazed their sheep. It was the medically inexplicable healing of their son from the severe injuries he sustained in a fall from a window that provided the "miracle" needed for the Marto siblings to receive sainthood.



United States signs Arctic Council accord

Tillerson made the remarks on Thursday while speaking at a meeting of Arctic nations in Fairbanks, Alaska, where the top USA diplomat signed an agreement recognizing the landmark 2015 Paris Agreement, but said Trump would decide whether to leave or weaken the pact.



China offers 100 billion yuan for new Silk Road initiative

He said as One Belt and One Road covers all continents, we see it fostering inclusion, creating tolerance, and promoting acceptance of cultural diversity. India delivered an implicit criticism of China's initiative Saturday in a statement that said such an initiative should meet worldwide norms and not create unsustainable debt.



Trump to 'Quickly' Replace FBI Director Comey

After the onslaught of criticism for the way the White House has changed details of its Comey firing narrative, Mr Trump tweeted on Friday that because of his busy schedule and with lots of things happening, it was not "possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with ideal accuracy".



South Korea's Moon says dialogue only possible when North changes attitude

Ms Payne said Australia was working with South Korea, Japan, the U.S. and other allies to press upon the North Korea that continuing on this course of action is "not sustainable". South Korean President Moon Jae-in strongly condemned North Korea on Sunday for its latest missile launch, describing it as a grave threat to regional security and a clear violation of the U.N.