PARIS - Round two of the bitter fight for the French presidency got under way within hours of first round results with Marine Le Pen's top aide launching a stinging attack on Emmanuel Macron.
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U.S., Philippines scale back next month's military drills, no more 'war games'
About 5,000 American and Philippine troops will hold humanitarian exercises next month instead of annual war games, scaling back military drills in response to President Rodrigo Duterte's disdain for their longstanding defense alliance.
Pence trims Asia trip to deal with domestic priorities
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has cut short the final leg of his Asia trip to race back to Washington, where the Trump administration faces a critical week on tax reform and a funding plan to keep the government running, an aide said on Sunday.
As war wrecks ancient Iraq, Erbil works to rebuild citadel
High on a rocky outcrop, just 50 miles from the fighting that is wrecking historic sites across Iraq, workers are busy laying out floor tiles, determined to save at least one ancient structure amidst the turmoil.
Trump admin taking 'constructive' stance on NAFTA-U.S. Chamber of Commerce
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has adopted a "constructive" approach to NAFTA behind the scenes, despite headlines to the contrary, the head of the biggest U.S. business lobby said in a speech due to be delivered in Mexico City later on Monday.
China clamps down on excess steel as Japan decries Trump 'protectionism'
Twenty-nine Chinese steel firms have had their licenses revoked as Beijing kept up its campaign to tackle overcapacity in the sector and days after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would open a probe into cheap steel exports from China and elsewhere.
Trump to set new executive orders on environment, energy this week
U.S. President Donald Trump this week will sign new executive orders before he completes his first 100 days in office, including two on energy and the environment, which would make it easier for the United States to develop energy on and offshore, a White House official said on Sunday.
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