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PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron's party is expected to emerge with the most seats in June's parliamentary election, a poll showed on Monday, with Macron also scoring well in terms of general popularity.
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump attacked the news media and dismissed leaks from the White House as "fake news" on Sunday, following reports his son-in-law tried to set up a secret channel of communications with Moscow before Trump took office. | Video
LONDON Concerns over Italy's banks and Britain's national election campaign dominated holiday-thinned European financial markets on Monday, prodding stock markets lower after Asian share indices fell back off 2-year highs.
DHAKA/AGALAWATTE, Sri Lanka/ An intensifying cyclone churned north towards Bangladesh on Monday after heavy rain in Sri Lanka and thunderstorms in eastern India killed almost 200 people, with more torrential downpours forecast. | Video
JERSEY CITY, N.J. A member of the U.S. Navy's elite skydiving demonstration team plunged to his death on Sunday when his parachute malfunctioned while performing in an aerial exhibition as part of New York Harbor's annual Fleet Week festival.
WASHINGTON The United States might ban laptops from aircraft cabins on all flights into and out of the country as part of a ramped-up effort to protect against potential security threats, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said on Sunday.
BERLIN Turkey has given German consular officials permission to visit journalist Mesale Tolu, a German citizen who has been detained on charges of advancing "terrorist propaganda", a spokesman for the German foreign ministry said on Monday.