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Macron and Le Pen are looking at two different versions of ...

Bloomberg / News 212 sources

For the first time in modern day France, neither of the two mainstream parties made the second round of a presidential election. In their place, Emmanuel Macron, a ...

GM bid to block ignition-switch suits rejected by Supreme Court

Autonews.com 33 sources

GM's efforts to block hundreds of lawsuits over its ignition-switch defects broke down when the Supreme Court refused to hear its appeal claiming the suits were barred by the automaker's 2009 bankruptcy.

A short history of presidents' complicated relationship with the 100-day milestone

Trump hasn't shied away from the 100-day milestone. Historians say presidents generally do.

These border towns could be first to get Trump’s "big, beautiful" wall

Washington Post 86 sources

So much for a wall spanning the southern border. Trump administration plans to start small, with only the most highly trafficked corridors.

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Obama Makes First Major Appearance Since Leaving The White House

The Huffington Post 24 sources

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday makes his first major appearance since leaving office, having chosen Chicago, the city where his political career started, to emerge from a three-month hiatus from the public…

China is sending the US a new message about North Korea

CNBC / World 45 sources

Beijing is sending fresh signals about North Korea, in order to convince Trump to take less aggressive action.


Ontario to roll out basic income in $150-million pilot

The Globe and Mail 11 sources

Recipients from Hamilton, Thunder Bay and Lindsay, Ontario will be randomly chosen and will start receiving the cash as soon as this summer

John Oliver trashes Ivanka Trump and husband Jared Kushner

John Oliver doesn’t think Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are doing a bang-up job.


Akzo to Consider PPG's Sweetened $29 Billion Takeover Offer

Bloomberg / News 38 sources

Akzo Nobel NV said it would consider PPG Industries Inc.'s new unsolicited 26.9 billion euros ($28.8 billion) takeover bid, which the U.S. rival extended with “one last invitation” for Europe's largest coatings company to negotiate a deal.…

Trump won’t fire Spicer because he ‘gets great ratings’: report

NY Daily News 14 sources

Weekdays afternoons at 1:30, it’s the can’t-miss Sean Spicer Show.


Tesla’s big Model 3 bet rides on risky assembly line strategy

CNBC / U.S. 19 sources

Tesla CEO Elon Musk took many risks with the technology in his company's cars on the way to surpassing Ford Motor's market value. Now Musk is pushing boundaries in the factory that makes them.


Countdown to Shutdown: Trump, Congress on Collision Course

NBC News 8 sources

Congress' return runs up against the threat of a government shutdown and a president eagerly looking for victories by his 100th day in office.

Political mainstream shut out in French election

Newsday / Nation 212 sources

French voters shut out the political mainstream from the presidency for the first time in modern history, and on Monday found themselves being courted for the runoff election between populist Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron.


Removal of the first of four New Orleans Confederate monuments begins with Liberty Place

NOLA.com 124 sources

Efforts to remove four Confederate monuments commenced early April 24, as crews and police surrounded the Liberty Place monument downtown around 2 a.m.


U.S. carrier group heads for Korean waters, China calls for restraint

Reuters / World 45 sources

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping called for all sides to exercise restraint on Monday in a call about North Korea with U.S. President Donald Trump, as Japan conducted joint drills with a U.S. aircraft carrier strike…


CEO of world's largest cement maker departs in wake of Syria controversy

CNBC / U.S. 29 sources

LafargeHolcim Chief Executive Eric Olsen will leave the company in July in the wake of a report into allegations the company paid armed groups in Syria to keep a plant open.


McCain hash browns recalled due to 'golf ball materials' - CNET

CNET 30 sources

Commentary: McCain Foods announces that Harris Teeter and Roundy's frozen hash browns might have been contaminated with Titleists.


Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles

AJC.com 34 sources

FILE - In this March 16, 2017, file photo, White House budget director Mick Mulvaney speaks at the White House, in Washington. Mulvaney says that Democratic negotiators on a massive spending bill need to agree to funding top priorities of…

Obama launches Chicago trip with visit to South Side job training group

Chicago Tribune 23 sources

Former President Barack Obama, on a two-day visit to Chicago that began Sunday, met privately with at-risk young men on the South Side to talk about gang violence, jobs skills and employment, a spokesman said. The meeting was with…


Inside Donald Trump's obsession with cable TV

President Donald Trump listens in the East Room of the White House in Washington on April 20, 2017. (Andrew Harnik / AP). Ashley Parker and Robert CostaWashington Post. During a small working lunch at the White House last month, the…


Trump takes hard line on wall, as threat of a shutdown looms

StarTribune.com 86 sources

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and his top aides applied new pressure Sunday on lawmakers to include money for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border in a must-pass government funding bill, raising the possibility of a federal government…


Macron, Le Pen advance to runoff to lead France as voters reject legacy political parties

The May 7 presidential matchup between far-right anti-immigrant firebrand Marine Le Pen and unconventional centrist Emmanuel Macron sets up a battle between a contender who wants to seal France tight against the tides of globalization and…

Sunday, Apr 23

France Votes In First Round Of Presidential Election

The Huffington Post 466 sources

PARIS (Reuters) - France voted on Sunday in the first round of a bitterly fought presidential election that is crucial to the future of Europe and a closely-watched test of voters’ anger with the political establishment.

North Korea 'ready to sink' US aircraft carrier Vinson

BBC / US / Canada 77 sources

The USS Carl Vinson is expected off the peninsula soon, amid rising regional tension.

March for Science puts Earth Day focus on global opposition to Trump

The Guardian / US 173 sources

More than 600 marches held around the world, with organizers saying science ‘under attack’ from a White House that dismisses the threat of climate change

Weekend Box Office: 'The Promise,' 'Unforgettable' Crash; 'Fate of the Furious' Wins With $39M

'Unforgettable' marks a career worst for Katherine Heigl in opening to $4.8M, while Christian Bale-starrer 'The Promise' debuts to a paltry $4.1 million after costing $100 million to make.

Saturday, Apr 22

UPDATE 2-U.S. will not give Exxon permission to drill in Russia

Reuters 87 sources

WASHINGTON/SPRING, Tx. (Reuters) - The United States will not make an exception for American companies, including oil major Exxon Mobil Corp, seeking to drill in areas prohibited by U.S. sanctions on Russia, Treasury Secretary Steven…

American Airlines suspends employee after boarding altercation goes viral

Washington Times 260 sources

American Airlines said it suspended an employee on Friday after video surfaced on social media of an altercation involving an unidentified flight attendant.

US to honour 'dumb' Australia migrant deal

BBC.com 52 sources

Vice-President Mike Pence said the agreement will be honoured, but not necessarily admired.

Friday, Apr 21

Paris terror attack looms large ahead of vote - BELLWETHER: Whom do you hate? France's Trump plays to voters' fury - Shooting marks latest attack in terror-ravaged France

Fox News 133 sources

An apparent terror attack at one of Paris’ most storied landmarks has forced an early end to campaigning in Sunday’s presidential election, but the murder of a cop on the Champs-Elysees could have a huge effect on the race even as…

Arkansas executions: first prisoner killed after legal challenge fails

The Guardian / US 247 sources

Ledell Lee, who maintained his innocence in a brutal 1993 murder, becomes the first to die in state’s historic attempt at quick-fire executions

President Trump Promises ‘Massive’ Tax Cuts in New Reform Package

TIME 72 sources

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says businesses and individuals will receive a “massive tax cut” under a tax reform package he plans to unveil next week.

Justice Department sends 'sanctuary city' warnings to California, other jurisdictions

CNBC / U.S. 68 sources

The Justice Department has put California and other areas on notice about the consequences of "sanctuary cities."

Thursday, Apr 20

This Is How Much Bill O'Reilly Will Get for Leaving Fox

NBC News 104 sources

O'Reilly's severance deal has not been disclosed publicly, but was reportedly part of the agreement for him parting ways with Fox News.

Ontario to tax foreign buyers, expand rent control to cool GTA housing market

CTV News 54 sources

Ontario plans to help cool a hot housing market by bringing in a 15-per-cent foreign buyer tax, expanding rent control, allowing Toronto to impose a tax on vacant homes and using surplus lands for affordable housing.

General Motors says it's stopped business in Venezuela

KSL.com / World 87 sources

General Motors announced Thursday amid Venezuela's ongoing protests that it was no longer doing business in the country after authorities seized its only factory in the South American nation.

Ann Coulter Berkeley appearance canceled

Washington Times 78 sources

Berkeley will remain a safe space for University of California students triggered by the presence of Ann Coulter on campus. Maybe.

Wednesday, Apr 19

Democrat In Georgia Falls Just Short Of Knockout Blow

The Huffington Post 316 sources

ROSWELL, Georgia ― Democrat Jon Ossoff is on track to finish with between 46 and 49 percent of the vote in this closely watched congressional primary, according to an array of projections. Other assorted Democrats will likely pull in…

Jason Chaffetz Won't Run For Re-Election

The Huffington Post 118 sources

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) will not run for re-election, BuzzFeed first reported Wednesday.

Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Houston

ABC27.com 94 sources

Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with a recurrence of a case of pneumonia he had earlier in the year.

Bill O'Reilly Is Out At Fox News

The Huffington Post 588 sources

Bill O’Reilly will no longer be employed at Fox News, 21st Century Fox said in a statement Wednesday. The decision comes after allegations of him sexually harassing female colleagues prompted protests outside network headquarters and a…