Month – May 2017

French election: Macron and Le Pen both claim debate success - BBC News

BBC NewsThe two French presidential candidates have each claimed success in “exposing” their rival in the final TV debate ahead of Sunday’s second-round run-off. Centrist Emmanuel Macron and the far-right’s Marine Le Pen traded insults for more than two hours, …European markets get a lift from perceived Macron debate winWashington PostFar From France, Island Outpost […]

New York Today: Preparing for President Trump - New York Times

New York TimesPresident Trump will arrive in New York for a dinner reception with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia aboard the decommissioned aircraft carrier Intrepid, but his return is already being felt hours before he arrives. Expect protests …Trump to meet Australian PM on 1st presidential trip to NYCWashington Post all 175 news articles […]

Countdown is on to nail-biter Obamacare repeal vote - CNN

CNN(CNN) The Republican Party’s seven-year quest to repeal Obamacare faces its ultimate test on Thursday, when the House votes on a bill that would dismantle the pillars of the Affordable Care Act and make sweeping changes to the nation’s health care …Here’s what you need to know about preexisting conditions in the GOP health planWashington […]

N. Korea issues direct criticism of China amid nuke dispute - Washington Post

Washington PostSEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has issued a rare direct criticism of China through a commentary saying its “reckless remarks” on the North’s nuclear program are testing its patience and could trigger unspecified “grave” consequences. China, North …China urges all sides in North Korea standoff to ‘stop irritating’ one anotherYahoo NewsChina says it […]

European markets get a lift from perceived Macron debate win - Washington Post

Washington PostLONDON — European stocks got a lift Thursday after centrist French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron was perceived to have gotten the better of the far-right’s Marine Le Pen in a debate and a survey showed economic growth in the 19-country …Macron fends off Le Pen in ill-tempered French presidential debateCNNFrench election: Macron declared ‘winner’ […]

Prince Philip will step back from royal duties, Buckingham Palace announces - Washington Post

Washington PostLONDON — Buckingham Palace announced Thursday that Prince Philip, the 95-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, will retire from public life starting in the fall. “Prince Philip will attend previously scheduled engagements between now and August …Prince Philip to step down from carrying out royal engagementsBBC NewsBuckingham Palace: Queen’s Husband Prince Philip to Retire […]

Prince Philip to Step Down From Royal Duties - New York Times

New York TimesLONDON — Prince Philip, the 95-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, will step down from his royal duties this autumn and no longer carry out public engagements, Buckingham Palace said on Thursday, although the role of the queen will be unchanged.Prince Philip, husband of UK’s Queen Elizabeth II, to retire from public lifeCNNPrince […]