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French Election: Protesters throw eggs at Le Pen in Bretagne (VIDEO)

Protesters threw eggs and shouted slogans at French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, who made a campaign stop in the western French town of Dol-de-Bretagne. The video, released by French BFMTV news channel, shows a smiling Le Pen who arrived at shipping company Guisnel in Dol-de-Bretagne, surrounded by dozens of people on May 4. A moment later, one of her sharp-eyed security personnel is seen casting a look at ... Read More »

Former US President Obama endorses Macron in French election, taking a side in Europe again

Former president Barack Obama formally endorsed Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential election on Thursday, in a video statement released by the Macron campaign. “The French election is very important to the future of France and the values that we care so much about,” Obama said in the video. “Because the success of France matters to the entire world.” “I have admired the campaign that Emmanuel Macron has run,” Obama ... Read More »

Republicans pass healthcare bill in first step toward replacing Obamacare

House Republicans narrowly approved a controversial plan to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Thursday, taking a significant first step toward fulfilling a seven-year promise to repeal and replace the 2010 law that served as a landmark overhaul of the US health care system. Republicans passed the American Health Care Act with one vote to spare, following a dramatic series of negotiations that exposed deep fissures between the party’s ... Read More »

Prince Philip to retire from public duties at age of 96

The ‘world’s most experienced plaque unveiler’, the Duke of Edinburgh, will stop his public engagements this summer The Duke of Edinburgh will retire from public engagements in the summer at the age of 96, a decision that Buckingham Palace said had the full support of the Queen. Shortly after the news was announced, Prince Philip was on duty, and on customary form , joining the Queen at St James’s Palace ... Read More »

Police Officer involved in fatal shooting of 15 Year Old Honor Student Jordan Edwards has been fired

The Balch Springs, Texas police officer who authorities said shot into a car Saturday, killing 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, was fired Tuesday. The officer, Roy Oliver, “violated several departmental policies,” police told reporters without offering details because the officer has a right to appeal. Police chief Jonathan Haber said he made the decision after reviewing the findings of an internal investigation. The officer has 10 days to appeal his termination, Haber ... Read More »

Republican Congressman suggests poor people don’t deserve healthcare for not leading ‘good lives’

A Republican congressman has suggested that poorer Americans do not deserve affordable healthcare because they have not led “good lives” and so bring it on themselves when they get sick. Alabama Representative Mo Brooks made the case for Obamacare to be repealed and replaced, as President Donald Trump hopes to do, in a CNN interview. Speaking about the proposed “Trumpcare” replacement, Mr Brooks said: “It will allow insurance companies to ... Read More »

UK General Election: ‘Let me fight for Britain’ , Theresa May Slams EU

Theresa May has launched an extraordinary attack on Brussels, accusing European Union politicians and officials of seeking to disrupt the general election and willing Brexit to fail in a combative address delivered from Downing Street. Speaking after returning from Buckingham Palace to inform the Queen that parliament had been dissolved for the 8 June poll, May delivered an unexpectedly antagonistic speech outside No 10, urging voters to “give me your ... Read More »

The Obama Presidential Center Design Finally Unveiled

The design for the Obama Presidential Center was unveiled Wednesday at an event attended by former President Obama and Michelle Obama. The Center, slated to be completed in 2021, will be located in the Jackson Park neighborhood of Chicago’s South side and it will include three buildings — a museum, forum and library that surround a public plaza. The buildings will be made up of variegated stone with glass openings ... Read More »

Microsoft’s Windows 10 S: Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Chrome OS Competitor

Microsoft launched its latest version of Windows 10 yesterday, Windows 10 S. It’s designed for education and to take on Chromebooks and Chrome OS. Just like Google’s own OS, Windows 10 S is fairly locked down in places and you’ll only be able to run apps from the Windows Store. Microsoft explained some aspects of Windows 10 S onstage yesterday, but there’s a lot more to this new version. Here’s ... Read More »

Alton Sterling Shooting: Justice Department Announces No Federal Charges

The Justice Department announced Wednesday that it was not bringing civil rights charges against the white police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a black man outside a convenience store in Louisiana last year. “After an exhaustive almost year-long investigation, all of the prosecutors and agents involved in this case have come to the conclusion that insufficient evidence exists to charge either officer with a federal crime in connection ... Read More »

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