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World leaders welcome election of Macron in France

He said the life of minorities in France would have been hard if Le Pen was elected President due to her extreme views on public display of religious symbols. The National Front also geared up for a name change - if not a makeover of its ideas - after Le Pen's decisive loss. But first, he must choose a Prime Minister and win support from the deputies of the French Parliament, without which his Presidency could be largely unworkable.


After the B.C. election here's what Canadians are asking Google

After the B.C. election here's what Canadians are asking Google

Regardless of the outcome of the last riding, no party would be able to win the 44 seats necessary to govern with a majority in the 87-seat legislature. Meanwhile, Weaver says he needs to see how he can work and compromise with the other parties to achieve his goals. That campaign promise is shared by the NDP, as are a number of the Greens' other policy goals, including voting reform and increased education spending.



US spat erupts ahead of Trump visit to region

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas began a three-day visit to India on Monday with a tour of an IT facility that is helping Ramallah build a high-end tech hub. The Western Wall, in east Jerusalem's Old City, is the remnant of the ancient temple, destroyed more than 2,000 years ago. The Palestinian Authority is based in the West Bank, which has been under Israeli occupation since 1967.


US Support for Gay Marriage Edges to New High

US Support for Gay Marriage Edges to New High

The poll comes two years after the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex unions are protected by the Constitution. Though religious groups continue to attack LGBT rights from all angles, a new survey shows that theirs is a losing battle. Among non-Catholic Christians, 55 percent support same-sex unions. "Since then, support for legal same-sex marriage has steadily climbed, with consistent majorities in favor of it since late 2012".



Si Woo Kim youngest Players Championship winner, Ian Poulter second at Sawgrass

But despite a blustery wind making scoring hard, that wasn't enough to maintain his superb record in 2017, which includes three consecutive wins and two runner-up finishes. Early in the back nine, the tournament was a three-man race among Kim, Poulter and Oosthuizen, who sank a 34-foot eagle putt on the par-5 11th to pull within two shots of the lead.


Loretta Lynn starting rehabilitation after stroke

Loretta Lynn starting rehabilitation after stroke

Loretta Lynn is now recuperating in a rehabilitation center 11 days after being hospitalized for a stroke . Loretta thanks everyone for their prayers love and support. Lynn, a Grammy-winning singer whose memoir was made into the 1980 Oscar-winning movie, " Coal Miner's Daughter ", was hospitalized earlier this month after she had a stroke at her Hurricane Mills, Tennessee home.