The Latest: France’s new president visits military hospital – Washington Post

Washington Post The Latest: France's new president visits military hospitalWashington PostPARIS — The Latest on the inauguration of French President Emmanuel Macron (all times local):. 5 p.m.. France's new president has made his first visit after his inauguration to a military hospital in the Paris suburb of Clamart. Emmanuel Macron's team …Emmanuel Macron Is Inaugurated […]

Pope prays in silence for all mothers in heaven and on earth

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has invited faithful in St. Peter’s Square to join him in silent prayer for each one’s own mother, including those in Heaven. Greeting tourists and Romans on Sunday from a window overlooking the square, Francis noted that in many countries Mother’s Day was being celebrated. He said: “So let’s […]

UK working to restore hospital systems after cyberattack

SYLVIA HUI, Associated Press JIM HEINTZ, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Britain’s National Cyber Security Center said Saturday teams are working “round the clock” to restore hospital computer systems after a global cyberattack that hit dozens of countries forced British hospitals to cancel and delay treatment for patients. In Russia, where a wide array of […]

The Daily 202: Trump’s warning to Comey deepens doubts about his respect for the rule of law – Washington Post

Washington Post The Daily 202: Trump's warning to Comey deepens doubts about his respect for the rule of lawWashington PostWith Breanne Deppisch. THE BIG IDEA: The biggest news out of Donald Trump's Thursday interview with NBC was his confession that the Russia investigation was on his mind when he fired FBI director James Comey. Undercutting […]

Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian Kurdish-led forces were clearing mines at the country’s largest dam and the nearby town of Tabqa on Thursday, a day after seizing them from Islamic State militants. The capture of Tabqa, a key step in the advance on Raqqa, the extremist group’s de-facto capital, came seven weeks after the launch of […]

Moon Jae-in Declares Victory in South Korea Presidential Election – New York Times

New York Times Moon Jae-in Declares Victory in South Korea Presidential ElectionNew York TimesSouth Korea's president-elect, Moon Jae-in, and the Democratic Party of Korea's leader, Choo Mi-ae, greeting supporters at Gwanghwamun Square in Seoul. Credit Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters. SEOUL, South Korea — Moon Jae-in, a human rights lawyer who …South Koreans elect liberal Moon Jae-in president after […]

Exit polls in South Korea forecast win for liberal Moon

HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press KIM TONG-HYUNG, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Exit polls in South Korea forecast that liberal candidate Moon Jae-in will win an election Tuesday to succeed ousted President Park Geun-hye. Official results weren’t expected for hours, but the exit poll of about 89,000 voters at 330 polling stations, jointly commissioned […]

With Macron win confirmed, European market rally hits pause

PAN PYLAS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — When Emmanuel Macron topped the first round of voting in the French presidential election two weeks ago, French stocks soared to near-decade highs. On Monday, the reaction to his victory in the runoff was decidedly subdued: investors had been fully expecting it and seem wary of the difficulties […]

Macron wins French presidency by a large margin

JOHN LEICESTER, Associated Press SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Political newcomer Emmanuel Macron will be France’s next president, pollsters projected Sunday night, delivering a resounding victory to an unabashedly pro-European former investment banker and strengthening France’s place as a central pillar of the European Union. A crowd outside the Louvre museum at a […]

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