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Emmanuel Macron sworn in as France's next president

REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Former French President Francois Hollande waves from his auto as President Emmanuel Macron (Rear) watches after the handover ceremony at the Elysee Palace in Paris , France, May 14, 2017. Macron was later to be driven to the Arc de Triomphe to lay a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier. His Republic on the Move movement announced an initial list of 428 candidates for the 577 seats of France's lower house of parliament.



After Trump fired Comey, his staff scrambled to explain why

Sean Spicer skulking around in the dark outside the White House, hiding from reporters behind bushes before finally huddling with them. To put it simply, Huckabee Sanders has been doing a fine job . "My gosh, Tucker", she said, with mild pique, "when are (critics) going to let that go?" she said of the Russian Federation investigation. Incidentally, Sanders will run Wednesday's White House press briefing, not Spicer.



North Korea launches ballistic missile amid USA concerns

A Ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, said countries "should not do things that further escalate tensions in the region". Russian President Vladimir Putin as well as a North Korean delegation attended the conference. Earlier, the White House condemned the launch in a statement, saying that US President Donald Trump "cannot imagine that Russian Federation is pleased", considering that the rocket landed closer to Russian Federation than to Japan.



North Korea launches first missile after presidential election in the South

North Korea fired a ballistic missile early Sunday, sending it from a launch site near its border with China some 450 miles into the sea between the Korean Peninsula and Japan. China remains one of North Korea's only allies and is responsible for much of the heavily-sanctioned nation's economy. Moon called an emergency national security meeting today.



US firms 'ready' to get on China's Silk Road project

Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation and Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey also spoke at the opening ceremony. India firmly opposes the $46 billion economic corridor which cuts through Pakistan-administered Kashmir. North Korea, which considers China its sole major diplomatic ally and economic benefactor, raised eyebrows when it made a decision to send a delegation to the summit.



Trump planned to fire 'showboat' Comey regardless of DOJ recommendation

Now that President Donald Trump has actually fired Comey, however, many of those liberals quickly have changed their tune. You know that, I know that. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders is backing up the President's claim that former FBI Director James Comey directly relayed information to the President about the FBI's Russian Federation investigation.