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Macron's win is good news for France

Macron's win is good news for France

Le Pen brought the anti-establishment FN party into the country's political mainstream on Sunday's first round to elect new president for the next five years. Mr Macron is "Hollande's baby", she said in the interview. Never before in the history of the French Fifth Republic have both the Socialist and the Republican candidates failed to reach the presidential run-off.


Paul Manafort is registering with the United States government as a foreign agent

Paul Manafort is registering with the United States government as a foreign agent

Yanukovych was also Manafort's main client, and some Ukrainian officials think the payments indicate evidence of a corruption scandal between Yanukovych's party and various clients of Manafort's firm . Michael Flynn, the former White House national security adviser, filed a disclosure last month saying he had done work on behalf of Turkish interests.



United States moves its THAAD anti-missile to South Korean site, sparking protests

South Korea's Ministry of Defense said in a release that the two countries have put out efforts to secure swift operational management capability of the THAAD system to prepare against North Korea's increasing nuclear and missile threat.The test on environmental impact and facility construction will be carried out as planned so that the missile shield would be in operational posture by the year-end, it said.



US starts moving THAAD defence system to S Korea amid protests

If the United States government was behind the move, on the other hand, the unilateral decision making of the Trump administration could come under scrutiny once again, following the controversy over the fake course change of the USA aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson .


Ajit Pai explains how and why the FCC will kill Net Neutrality

Ajit Pai explains how and why the FCC will kill Net Neutrality

The Writers Guild of America West is in the midst of negotiations for a new contract, but it did weigh in on FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's plan for net neutrality. Many consumers support the idea of rules to protect the openness of the Internet. "This will be the beginning of the discussion, not the end", Pai said.


I won't quit Nafta trade deal, says Trump

I won't quit Nafta trade deal, says Trump

The White House made the surprise announcement in a read-out of calls Wednesday between the world leaders. The president also agreed with his counterparts to "swiftly" renegotiate the treaty. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Tuesday the administration is busy working with lawmakers to kick start renegotiation of the deal. "The order would give Trump a credible alternative", the daily reported .