Daily Archive: May 7, 2017

May
07

Macron wins French presidency, to European allies’ relief

PARIS (Reuters) – Emmanuel Macron was elected French president on Sunday with a business-friendly vision of European integration, defeating Marine Le Pen, a far-right nationalist who threatened to take France out of the European Union.

May
07

Mexico army fights surge in violence for control of poppy country

COYUCA DE CATALAN, Mexico (Reuters) – The Mexican army says its fight against surging opium production that feeds U.S demand is increasingly complicated by the rise of smaller gangs disputing wild, ungoverned lands planted with ever-stronger poppy strains. 

May
07

Made in North Korea: As tougher sanctions loom, more local goods in stores

PYONGYANG/SEOUL (Reuters) – From carrot-flavored toothpaste and charcoal facemasks to motorcycles and solar panels, visitors to North Korea say they are seeing more and more locally made products in the isolated country’s shops and supermarkets, replacing mostly Chinese imports.

May
07

Military orbiter's landing rattles Florida with sonic boom

Military orbiter's landing rattles Florida with sonic boomU.S. military officials say an unmanned spacecraft orbiting Earth since May 2015 has landed in Florida.


May
07

N. Korea detains another American over alleged hostile acts

N. Korea detains another American over alleged hostile actsSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has detained another American citizen accused of committing unspecified hostile acts against the country.


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